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Day of the Day of Temperature above zero *; below Direction of the wind. State of the Weather. General remarks, week. Month.

observations, &c. &c. Sunrise. 1. 12 o'cl'k. (10 P. M. Im'n tempol Morn. | Noon. | Eve. Morn. 1, Noon. | Eve. Sunday,

Apr 22

46 * 48 * 44 * N. E. N. E. 1S. W. snow cloudy cloudy Changeable.
23 38

58 51 6 496 S. W. S. W. S. W. clear clear cloudy Very pleasant. Tuesday, 24 56 16 35 "

45 46 S. W S. W. N. W. cloudy clear clear Day pleasant. Cool nights. Wednesday, 25 30

48 6 33 " 87 " N. W. N. W. North clear clear clear Thursday, 26

Cold and squally.
53 37

40 " N. E. N. E. North. cloudy clear clear
27 38
North, North. North. clear clear clear

Pleasant. Saturday, 28 40

41 "

North-North. N. W. clear clear clear HORTICULTURAL.

hoe keeping the plot free from grass and peck on a plot twenty six by six feet, the

weeds until the gronun becomes covered vines having been planted in four rows, THE CRANBERRY.

with the vines, or “matted,” which will / (lengthwise of the plot,) a small tuft of

be generally the second or third year; af- vines, one in a foot, in the rows." ITS HISTORY, CULTURE, VARIETIES, &C.

ter which they require but very little We can even recommend the garden culculture, and produce annual crops of fine ture of the Cranberry even to the Ladies, fruit.

iu connection with the healthy and invigThe result of various experiments in orating exercise of the cultivation of their GARDEN CULTURE.

raising the Cranberry in ordinary garden beautiful and favorite flowers, this plant

soil has been very satisfactory. Mr. in its foliage being decidedly attractive, The cultivation of the cranberry as a Downing says “a square of the size of and in its blushing fruit rivaling the beatgarden fruit has been generally considered twenty feet, planted properly, will yield tiful glow upon the fair cheeks of its cultian innovation, or rather entirely out of three or four bushels annually-quite suf. I vators; and should an occasioual “ ugly place, although the strawberry, cur

worm" make its unwelcome appearrant, gooseberry, raspberry and more

ance, a clip of the scissors will readily

remove the affected vines, and rerecently the blackberry, have been considered, and very properly so, as

lieve them from the presence of the

intruder. indispensable luxuries in every well ordered garden. The cranberry

BEST TIME FOR PLANTING.--For should also by all means find a place

upland culture, the plants should in

all case be set out in the spring, and in our gardens, not only from the excellence and value of the fruit, but

for growing iú swampy grounds also, also from the beauty of the plant,

unless they can be flowed during the

winter. In the latter case only, fall and the ease by which, with a little

planting may do as well. Otherwise attention, it may be cultivated.

the frosts of winter will not only For garden culture, (as well as for

throw out the young plants, but kill all upland planting,) the BELL VA

many of them. From the middle of RIETY should be procured. A moist,

April to the middle of June is generalbut not clayey spot should be selected,

ly the best time for planting out any and the ground prepared by plough

of the varieties now cultivated. ing or spading and pulverizing as for

POT CULTURE. strawberries. The entire surface

The culture of the BELL VARIETY should be covered with an inch or

in pots is highly attractive, particutwo in depth of peat or nuck that has ficient tor a family." This would be larly to the Ladies, and to them particbeen exposed to the frosts of winter.- more than two bushels to a rod, or from ularly this method is recommended, as tho In case peat or swamp mud cannot be three hundred and fifty to four hundred fruit wben protected, continues on the vines procured, an inch of sand as clean as can bushels to the acre, wbich we consider a until they again blossom, the blossoms each be obtained may be substituted, and the very large crop. In many cases, howev-year starting from the new growth of the plot laid out and marked off in rows eight-er, the rate of three hundred bushels to plants. Growing profusely in pots, the een inches apart. Then with a spade or the acre, might be obtained, when the slender vine with its graceful proportions transplanting trowel remove the earth in vines are well established.

and erect growth, gemmed with its delithe rows from three to four inches deep, Mr. Charles Phelps of Colebrook, Conn, cate flowers and laden with rich clusters at distances of six or right inches, and whose mode of culture has before been al- of crimson fruit, its ruby tints blushing plant the vines two or three in a place, as luded to, tried the experiment by setting through its bright emerald foliage, the fresh from the moss as possible, at the out the plants in the month of June, 1857. cranberry can scarcely find a rival as an deptb of three inches at least, in the soil, In a communication to the editor of the ornament in its adaption to the greenleaving the earth perfectly leveland smooth Homestead, in October, 1868, he remarks, house, the conservatory, or the parlor. around the hills.” Afterward they re- " I never saw any wild vines half so

THE CRANBERRY CULTURIST is the title quire simply the common attention be thrifty, nor berries nearly so large as they of a practical treatise on the culture of the stowed upon garden vegetables, with the have produced. We have picked about a

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SPRING'S FIRST FLOWERS. old stone house was so lonely, the rooms the swaying maple, and she often forgot

large and high, the walls of a sombre bue, her work, and started like a calprit child the evergreens in front throwing out their when spoken to. A golden circlet, restbranches wide, and darkening the win. ing on her finger, told that Ella loved

dows, and the tall elms moaning in the and was beloved ; and though with sobI dearly love the first small flowers of spring

breeze like the walling of spirits never at bings of the heart that would not be stillThat deck the leafless woods, and oft are seen Along the snow-bank's marge, in stormy March,

rest. Not a brother or sister to play with ed, which moaned, “ we cannot part with Lifting the withered leaves from their damp beds, me through infancy, no prattling voice her yet,” our lips said, “it is well, for And showing 'mid the wrecks of old decay to beguile darkness or terror, no clasping her chosen is worthy of even her.” The beauty of their fresh awakoned life.

arms around my neck when fearful dreams One bright late September morning-I It cheers my spirit like the voice of Hope

came with the midnight hour and left me see it now-the woods all aglow with Long silent, when she whispereth again

sleepless, no little hand fast clasped to crimson, scarlet, and gold, which dripped To rove (when come those sunny smiling days

coax me into the dim forest paths, no mer-down from the sunset tinted clouds, and Anor warm rains, lo bless the early spring) Along the paths I havo not trod so long,

ry laugh rippling with mine and awaken caught up and spread out by the fin. That lead unto the leaf-strewn forest walks

ing a bundred echoes, no child's tender ger of frost, the river glowing like molten Where bloom the early flowers ; blue violets, heart to come with all a child's little silver, and the sky blue and clear, freightWith tin ts so like the sky, and star-like flowers griefs, and find a listening ear.

ed with argosies of snowy clouds—Ella, Flung down by angels as a sign of spring,

Thus passed tho years until my feet be- leaning on the arm of her lover, stepped And all the varied sisterhood of blooms, Breathing the fragrant airs of paradise,

gan to step out from childhood into girl. out into the hall, ready for a pleasure trip And plctures with the lesson of God's love. hood paths, and then Ella came, tha sweet to the mountain seen in the distance, and

est, brightest, dearest pet that ever glad a return at nightfall. Winter has lingered nadly; rural life,

dened a sister's heart. Her laughing eyes “Why, sister,” I pleaded, seeing her So long without the charm of birds and flowers, Seems like existence on another earth and merry smilé filled the gloomy rooms light cape and thin gaiters,

do take a From that which summer decks.

with sunshine; her lisping words and pat- shawl and some rubbers.”

tering feet shut out the wailings of the old " This warm day, Hattie! I should as

Still dark and cold, And barren, save the slender spires of grass,

elm, and her soft, warm hand on my neck soon think of needing furs in July ?" The swelling buds that redden on the trees, drove away the weird, invisible shadows

“ But the dew may fall ere you return. And the pale smiling flowers l've gathered hero; that still came with the midnight hour; You had better take them,” I urged, It is not strange I love them with deep love, the world seemed changed, flooded with

“Oh! this cape will do,” she replied, And twine them in my brightest garlands oft,

then Decking them with my songs. Their tinted leaves, existence, a sweet draught that I clung to glancing down to the graceful folds, Nodding upon their slender stems, can wake with tenacious gras', as if fearful of spill- looking up and meeting an admirable Thoughts of the time long gone, and bring again ing one precious drop. Her playful ways, manly glance resting upon it and the dainScenes full of pleasant sadness.

birdlike voico, quivering lip at grief of ty little gaiter, that decided her, and with

Thus I muse mine, her every action wove themselves a kiss on my lips, and don't you trouble, O'er the fair scenes of childhood's early life

into my very being, and she became my Hattie,” she passed on, and a moment latIn all its pic'ured beauty.-Lovely flowers ! Bringing the pleasant memories of the past

most on earth-my idol! How I watch- er was whirled away from my sight. That Like some dim vision to my pensive mind, ed ber as time passed on, and every grace Ella was the least bit wilful and vain, and Not bright, but beautiful-all fraught with life seemed cesling down into form and fea- that I, perhaps, was the one most to blame Now changed but pleasing the remembrance still.

ture. Her step had the lightness of the for fostering those faulls, brought a sigh,

fawn, with all the gracefuluess of the and with it the resolve to try and do betTHE WITHERED FLOWER."

swaying lily. Her small white band, ter in future I passed in to my work. with each taper finger bedded beneath a Tbe bright morning, as bright morndimple, ever won a second lingering ings often do, ended in sombreness. First,

glance, and her clear, soft eye, lighted up light scudding clouds came flitting up “A letter for you, Hattie," says a clear, with the gems of her soul, seemed an un- from the west; then, heavier ones of immanly voice. I reach out and hastily fathomable mine, where even the sage penetrable gloom, and at last pattering open the dainty envelope, and from its could gaze and never find satiety. drops beat fust against the panes. I was folds some pressed myrtle and a pure

At eighteen, a strange new beauty very much troubled. The mountain where white flower drop out. “From Ella's came over her, and we almost trembled at the party that Ella accompanied was to grave," I read, and the sentence is tear- the action. A dewy gentleness dwelt in spend the day, was in a wild, unfrequentslained, and my tears fall too. Oh! the cach glance, and a softer intonation came ed country, and though the grounds around

to each word. The rose on her cheek fad and upon it were laid out into roads and L'From Arthur's Home Magazine for May. ed and deepened like the shadows beneath winding paths, and a hotel built for ac

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commodation on the top, yet the houses THE REPOSITORY:

needful information, procure outfits, &c. were so few and far between on the road

He expects, in a measure; to become iden. that led to it, that one could be thorough

NEW LONDON, CONN. tified with the Esquimaux-eat blubber ly wet before he reached a place of shel

and saw.dust pudding as well as they.-ter. All I feared came to pass. At night

Being already familiar with everything sister came shivering in, her thin cape in Thursday, May 10, 1860. pertaining to Arctic research, and with her hand, and a heavy borrowed shawl

the geograpby of that distant region so thrown over her wet garments; her tbin THE TWO AROTIC EXPEDITIONS. far as it is known, he is confident of his gaiters, which proved no protection against

ability to accomplish whatever his powers the driving rain that beat into the carri- As some confusion exists in the public of endurance will permit. From the age, entirely damped through. Mother mind in reference to the preparations starting point he will take a Westerly di. hastily made warm drinks, and we folded making for a renewed attempt at Arctic rection, across an interior lake and down soft flannel sheets closely around her form exploration, it may be well to explain a river abounding in salmon, to Fox that night, but the next morning the rose that the movements of Mr. C. F. Hall, of Channel, and through Fury and Hecla on her cheek was not the fair rose of health, Cincinnati, and those of Dr. Hayes, are Straits to Boothia and King William's and her breath came fast and la entirely disconnected. Each of these gen Land, where the relics of Franklin's Exas if the delicate machinery of her tlemen bas pans peculiar to himself, yet pedition were discovered by Capt. McClinheart was battling with obstructions it they have substantially the same objects. tock. The distance thus to be trarcould not overcome. Oh! the long,

The Journal of Commerce speaks of Mr. ersed is not great, but the means of tran. fearful watching of that dreary day; Hall as a very capable and enterprising sportation do not embrace the latest im. the shrouding snow and the moaning man, physically well qualified, and having provements found in more civilized parts. blast only brought thoughts of the the entire confidence and respect of Hen- Mr. Hall is constructing sleds, providing grave; the beating rain, and the leaden ry Grinnell, Esq. Yr. Hall is a native of pemmican, and otherwise engaged in sky of the gloom of death, and though Vermont, but has resided in the Western making needful preparations. He will the soft grasss came and the violets bloom- States for the last fifteen years, of late ed probably be absent three years." ed, and we learned from her lips to say iting a newspaper in Cincinnati. Becoin- " We understand tbat in reference to Thy will be done” ere we laid her to ing very much interested in Dr. Kane's the Expedition proposed by Dr. Hayes, rest, yet sunshine, life, and brightness of expedition and its objects, he determined the whole question will be decided in a the summer, all became dim-quenched to abandon bis profession and-embark his few days. Between $16,000 and $18,000 by the damps of our Ella's grave. fortune in a personal effort to obtain ad of the $20000 required for this object has

Many years have passed, yet there is ditional information respecting the fate of been subscribed, on condition that the still a void in life, a strong yearning that Sir John Franklin. He accordingly pro- whole should be made up." never can be stilled until I clasp her in my puses to sail from New-London in Messrs. arms on that shore where parting never William's & Haven's ship George Henry,

THE END OF GREATNESS. And now, dear girls, are you not as stated in our former article, direct each an Ella to some loving heart? Your for Northumberland Inlet, there to wineyes are bright, and you scarcely pause to ter until the opening of navigation in

A glance at the portraits of the four think what a precious gem is the pearl of the ensuing spring, somewhat modify- personages occupying the four most conbealth given to you. You toy with it, ing his arrangements described in our spicuous places on a page of printed minand throw it carelessly about, and give a previous number.

iatures, calls up in a cotemporary the careless laugh when a kind mother or pru

The required sum for the expedition is following very appropriate reflections. dent sister cries " beware!" Your small, said not to exceed $3000, (owing to the very "Alexander, after having climbed the dainty teet must not be clumsily cased, liberal offer of Messrs. Williams & Ha- dizzy heights of bis ambition, and with eren if the pavements are damp; your

ven to take him and his outfit out and his temples bound with chaplets dipped in fair, wbite neck must not be bid, though back free of charge,) and Mayor Bishop, the blood of countless nations, looked there is death in the sharp, biting blast, of Cincinnati, Miles Greenwood, and Hen down upon a conquered world and wept and bg and by, when your feet loose their ry Grinnell, have been selected as deposit- that there was not another world for him lightness, and the wbiteness of the shroud ories of funds.

" We understand," says

to conquer, set a city on fire, and died in seems stealing into your lips, and friends the Journal, “that he intends to venture a scene of debauch. tremblingly watch every glance of the into the far north, unaccompanied by any Hannibal, after having, to the astonkind physician, then if life has even no

save the boat's crew which be expects to ishment and consternation of Rome, pass. charms for you, how much would you organize at Nortbumberland Inlet from ed the Alps-after baving put to fight give to wipe away the tears from the Esquimaux population at that point; the armies of this « mistress of the world, those you love, and fill the niche in life, including, however, an intelligent and and stripped “three bushels of golden that to them never can be refilled, instead very competent member of the same tribe rings from the fingers of her slaughtered of giving them life long yearnings for a

now in New York city, and who was in- knights, and made her very foundations missing form and a lonely grave, with its troduced to the members of the Geograpb- quake—fled the country, being bated by bloom of myrtle and pure white flowers.

ical and Statistical Society on a recent oc- those who exultingly united his name to

casion. Mr. Hall proposes to remain at that of their god, calling him Hanni TRUE LOV ELIN ES8 of character is a beau- the Inlet so long as may be necessary to Baal—and died at last by poison adminziful gem. It loses none of its brilliancy get acclimated and habituated to the cus- istered by his own hands, unlamented and from being surrounded by rubbish. toms of the people; also to acquire all unwept, in a foreign land,



Cæsar, after bavilig conquered eight | With all Mr. B.'s great talent for preach- THE LITERARY COMPANION.--This
hundred cities, and dyed his garments in ing, his skill in Horticulture is of the mammoth literary sheet continues to in-
the blood of one million of his fues.; after highest order, and far exceeds many whose crease in interest and popularity. Its gems
having pursued to death the only rival names stand high as men of distinction in of poetry and prose reading are of the
he had on earth, vas miserably assas- that calling. Mr. Bcecber is evidently a most unexceptionable character, and it is
sinated by those he considered bis nearest man of great versatility of genius, as well emphatically "a paper for the million."
friends, and in that very place, the attain. as talent, and can adapt himself to cir. Published by F. Gleason, Boston, at $2,00
ment of which had been his greatest am- cumstances, as well as any man living, per annum.

while his energies are unconquerable. Bonaparte, whose mandato kings and


SUPPLY OF COAL.-In the abstract of excellent montbly we need not add a word popes obeyed, after having filled the earth

Prof. Rogers on the coal trade, we find to the long list of commendatory notices, with the terror of his name-after having scientific predictions and popular fears that from lime to time bave appeared in deluged Europe with tears and blood, and about the exhaustion of coal are approach- its numerous exchanges, and which evince clothed the world with sackcloth-closed

ed under the light of wider explorations, more fully its worth and popularity. No bis days in lonely banisbment, almost literally exiled from the world, yet where of the structure of the oral deposits.—even a few flowers to cultivate, should be

more exact surveys, and better knowledge family who bas a single rod of ground or he could sometimes se: his country's ban.

That one hundred millions of tuns have without it. It is liberally illustrated with her waving over the deep, but which

been taken annually out of the mines, engravings, and we are pleased to learn, could not or would not bring him any with the certainty, judging from the past, is very liberally patronized. Published aid!

that the amount will be doubled and tre- at No. 23 North Sixth Street, Philadel. Thus, these four men, who, from the

bled, and still go on to increase, as time pbia, at $1.00 per annum. peculiar situation of their portraits seemed

and the world advance, is a startling fact to stand as the representatives of all those

THE AMERICAN FARMER, published by whom the earth calls great--those four, to contemplate. The following is a table who, each in his turn, made the earth of the areas and solid contents of the coal Messrs. Worthington & Lewis, Baltimore,

felds in the principal countries of the comes to us after a lapse of ten years, im. tremble to its very centre, by their simple world, as given by Prof. Rogers in his proved, rejuvenated, and filled with stertread, severally died-one by intoxication,

admirable" Description of the Coal Fields ling Agricultural and Horticultural mator, as some suppose, by poison mingled in of North America and Great Britain," ter

. No intelligent farmer or gardener his wine-one a suicide-one murdered by his friends, and one a lonely exile! - annexed to the “Government Survey of could fail to receive great benefit from • How art the mighty fullen!"" tbe Geology of Pennsylvania."

this popular magazine. It was establish-
Square miles of coal area,

Total ed in 1819, consequently has been publish-
United States,..


294, 180 ed during the past forty years, and is now - SINGULAR OCCURRENCE.- EXPLOSION

British Provinces of N. America, 7,530
Great Britain,



probably the oldest agricultural publicaOF A COFFEE Pot.-a few days ago Mrs. The rest of Europe,...... 3,564 )

tion in the country. Published at $1.50 Bartram, residing in Sansom street, Phil

The estimated quantities of coal in the

a year.
adelphia, Wus dreadfully injured by the principal countries are as follows:
explosion of a coffee pot. A proper es-

Belgium......................tons, 38,000,000,000 LIFE ILLUSTRATED.--- This welcome

59,000,000,000 cape for the steam had not been allowed, British Islands,..

190,000,000 000 exchange comes to us with the regularity

Pennsylvania,................ 316.400,000,000 and on Mrs. B's taking hold of the pot, it Great Appalachian Coal Field, (this

of clock work, so perfectly characteristic exploded with tremendous force, destroy

name is given to the bituminous

of its publishers in every department of

coal field which extends through ing perbaps forever, her eyesight, and in- parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Ken.

their extensive business. As an illustrated

lucky, Tennessee and Virginia 1,337,500,000,000 family newspaper, we can scarcely name juring her body seriously. Her life will Indiana, Illinois and Western Kenbe saved, it is supposed, but little hopes Missouri and Arkansas Basin,

0,1,277,500,000,000 its equal, presenting discouragement to

739,000,000,000 are entertained of her ever recovering her all the productive coal fields of N.

vice in all its forms, and encouraging manAmerica,..

..4,000,000,000,000 liness, independence, morality and virtue. eyesight.

LITERARY NOTICES. We are pleased to learn tbat in several inA BUSY CLERGYMAN.-Henry Ward

stances it has been introduced into schools

A FEW OF OUR EXCHANGES. Beecher stated, in one of his late lectures,

with great success as a reading sheet for that, during the first year of his ministry, THE AMERICAN RURALIST.-This ex- the pupils. Published by Messrs. Fowler he was not only pastor but sexton of the cellent weekly comes to us well filled with & Wells, at $2.00 per annum. church, Alling and lighting the lamps, all that should characterize a Arst rate

MARRIED. which he was compelled to buy himself, family newspaper. Its Agricultural and kindling the fires and sweeping out the Horticultural departments are varied and SMITHI-PARK. - Groton on the 29th ed., by

Rev. John E. Wood, Mr. Arthur W. Smith and church. He did not ring the bell, because interesting, the "Home Circle" commends Miss Martha B. Park, both of Groton.

CHESTER-ASHBY.-In Noank, on the 1st instag he had none to ng. His congregation itself to every intelligent family, the by Rev. H. R. Knapp, Mr. Hubbard C, Chester of consisted of nineteen women, all of whom Scientific and Mechanical" departments ASHBY-MANNING.-Also by the same, at Noank,

, A. . were in very straitened circumstances.- are deeply interesting, while its“ Culina- on the 3rd inst., Mr Moses Ashby and Miss Eliza

J. Manning, both of Groton, Subsequently, however, we knew him as ry and Domestic" column is always well a gardener, and nurseryman, and the ed-filled with useful bints and instructions

DIED. itor of an Agricultural monthly paper, for the ladies. It is published by I. R. WHIPPLE.-In this city, on the 6th insl., Mr. Al. each of which offices be filled with credit Dodge, Springfield, Ohio, at $2.00 per CHESTER.-In Groton, on the 6th inst., Mr. Avery

bert M. Whipple, aged 51 years. to himself and honor to the profession.- annum.

Chester, aged 86.

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