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The Watering Places,..
The Wyoming Massacre,...
16 Speak Gently to the Lilla Ones,..227
Prices of Flour,
The Angel on Earth,..
The Cost of Royalty...
The Episcopal Convention,....
The Indian Summer of Life,......296
A Song of Spring,
31 He Doeth All Thilgs Well, ... 233
Behold, Alas! Our Days We I Must Hasten Home,.
Be True to Yourself,... ....301 Life's Evergreens,.
Lines on the Death of Miss
Somebody'll Come To-night, 182 The Sabbath..
The Farmer's Home,.. .242 Tobacco,
91 Lines to the Memory of the
13 Late Abel McEwen, D.D. 227
Love that Dieth Not,.. 133
200 My Angel Sister,
Flower and Dew Drop,. .104 My Three Treasures, .251
Footprints in the Snow,. 40 Over the River,...
161 Pleasing Recollections,...
DEVOTED TO THE CAUSE OF TRUTH, VIRTUE, AND GENERAL INTELLIGENCE.
BY JOHN O. SAX
A MOTHER'S LOVI
almost hopeless task, when I tried to awak. | The "charity inmate," as she was called,
of the lady-like tone it was to give her tidiousness, was ungrateful to her benefacThere is a love far holier than the rest
future life," she had an undoubted claim tor by displnying her gifts of song. How The yearning love that fills the mothor's breast; Born wiih the babe whose wailing moan
to beauty, and an unusual intellectual the hot tears gushed forth, and how that Asks aid and pity in a world unknown;
capacity, yet selfish almost beyond endur- little heart throbbed with the bitter taunts Still clinging closer as advancing years
ance. She had no gross faults, for it was she bad received ! "I will 'sing !" she Bolarge her hopes and multiply her fears; Chiding the truant, with a beaming joy not in keeping with her position. Once I
exclaimed with astonishing vehemence,
How my heart clung to tha child, and
but I will add that she grew paler and pal. And pierces e’en beyond the gates of Death! A lovely orphan bad in some providen- er, till the buds and blossoms of spring THE ANGEL SINGER.
tial way, been brought before the public bad come, and rested in beauty on every
oyo, and Mrs. Norton offered with some slope, and in every glen, and nodded å BY **$. C. 1. GILDERSLEKVE. ostentation to provide for the poor friend-welcome to every breeze, yet ever looking Unlike most of my profession, I cannot less child...,
up to heaven, like my dear little Nettie, boast of better days of old times aniid
She became an inmate of the house, and who had been promised, as she called it, wealth and summer friends, I cannot
was given into my care. Nover shalt I by the Physician to go to God before the sigh over crushed hopes, nor complain forget thobe large spiritual eyes, which summer flowers come again. She had that I do not receive those attentions which wandered so earnestly from one face to long since ceased to mourn for those who were mine, and to which my misfortunes another, seeking a resting place, for her had only gone before to the land of song entitle me. On the contrary, I am just
heartfull of childish affection ; nor the and sunshino, and were waiting for Netwhat my ambition craved a governess. larga, bright tears, wbich rested on the tio's voice to unite with theirs. And I have lived among clouds and sunshine, cheok of the little orphan.
though Mrs. Norton surrounded her with but the sunshine lingers, and I forget the
She was told that she must not cry, for luxuries, as though they would smooth
Speaking of new songs, reminds me of life, yet I failed entirely. She wandered dunced upon the wall through the young
most difficult airs, which she had learned and let 'nie tell you how I've longed for Her intellectual culture was to receive while listening in the ball to the masters this hoúr, how I've listened every night the most careful attention, but the spiritu- of the art who bad froquented the house of for the song of the angels that I might al seemed of no importance, for among the Mr. Norton. At first she was allowed to die, and be as pure as that star whose light numerous questions which were to be an sing when asked by company; but her comes down upon me now. I forgive swered with the most scrupulous exactnous voice was too attractive to suit the self-love them for n«t letting me love them, and I -not one word was said of the holiør por- of the only daughter, and one day, after am sorry I grieved them by singing-I tion of my education. I found I had an an unusual display of vocal power, she was sban't be a charity child yonder. Mary,
harshly accused of trying to rival the dear, I am so light, I feel as though I *Associate Editor of the Home Montbly. young lady, and forbidden to sing again. could walk up that ray of light, if they
and it comes to me now when I am sad, THE REPOSITORY: ho lost his life. And there were "honorable
BY W. H. STARR.
would come for me." I fancied a halo tendered to the President and Directors of said Com- cative band has made hopelessly wretched ! had gathered about her face, and she pany for the skill, patience, untiring industry and None, we answer emphatically, NONE !grasped my hand and bade me listen to buoyant faith with which, amido doubts and dio. He looks with the complacency of a demon
at great the angel music.
themselves, they have attended to the work of saving upon bis silly victim stiffening in his own “ They are coming for me, and such a our investments from ruin--for their success in in gore, and feels that his insulted honor song, Mary, such a sweet song!" Her creasing the value of our stock, and making our road is vindicated. Oh shame, where is thy eyes were gazing at the evening star low popular with the people, and one of the great lines of blush!
travel through the United States. in the west, and her little pale hand beck
At a subsequent meeting of the Board,
And yet in the face of all this, there are oned to some invisible thing, and then her C. S. Bushnell was elected President, who do not hesitate to excuse, but even
men, and those in high official stations, voice like a far off echo, whispered exult-Wm. T. Bartlett, Secretary and Treasur. ingly :
laud the murderer, by their eulogies on his er, F. J. Calhoun, Superintendent. "I can sing it, Mary, I can sing it
victim. In this we have a recent instance Wecongratulate the Board of Directors
in the Halls of our National Legislaturo now."
on the efficiency and economy of their I looked out; the star had set! I stoop- former management, and the Stockholders
in the case of a late Senator, who, od to kiss her half closed eyelids down, for in having so unanimously reelected them although possessed of many noblo
, and she was dead, and I was alone! My to the office for the present year.
inanly qualities, had disgraced himself and soul seemed the abode of a blissful presence
degraded the office he held by being a
party in the infamous transaction in whicb like a prophecy that I too shall sometime
he . sing the same song, which called little NEW-LONDON, CONN. Senators" in that body who with flaming Nettie to Heaven. Death seems to me 80
resolutions would attempt to eulogise the beautiful—so like the blossoming Spring
dead, although he died in the commission
Thursday, February 23, 1860. time after the storms of Winter. Miss
of an act which was a direct violation of STARR & FARNHAM,.. .PRINTERS the laws he bad sworn to support. Alas, Norton bears another name, and sings for her daily bread, and as she leaves the
RATES OF ADVERTISING.
when our highest National Legislative As. heartless smiles of an applauding audience,
sembly, not only gives continuance to, One Square One Week, (10 lines). ...... and lays her weary head upon her pillow,
..80 50 but actually eulogises crime.
Three Weeks... she thinks of little Nettie and her song,
Continuance each wo.ok...
In honorable contrast with this, we no
tice the noble dissent of Senator Foster, a and
MORAL COURAGE-DUELLING. “Longs for that sleep, which is sweetest of all,
true son of New England, and an honor to When our couch is the skies, and our night-robe the
his State. Standing alone, and with a pall." Amongst the most ilagraut violations of
moral courage that will ever adorn his the divine law, there is perhaps, none character, he dares to differ from the THE SHORE LINE RAILROAD.-The more outrageous, brutal and bloody, and
around him. In a calm and im. Stockholders of this Railroad held their we might add cowardly than the act of annual meeting for the election of Direc- the duellist. Without even tho excuse of his manly act. The correspondent of the
pressive manner he gave his reasons for tors last week, at New Haven. Judge the robber, the homicide, or the midnight New York Tribune in relating the fact, McCurdy was unanimously chosen Chair- assassin, in giving or accepting a challenge, prefaces his remarks by stating that "the man, and Wm. T. Bartlett was appointed or carrying out the arrangements of the Secretary. bloody code in " an affair of honor," the proceedings in the Senate were marked by
unusual circumstances.” Mr. Foster very The Report of the President and Direc- duellist violates every principle of humantors was read and unamimously adopted. ity, true honor, virtue and religion. The his doubts of the propriety of paying the
properly and very manfully expressed From this we learn that the total receipts robber may plead want and necessity, the usual testimonials of respect to Mr. Brodof the Road for the past year were, $107,- homicide, sudden provocation, and the as. erick's memory, on the ground that he fell 837,67, and the expenditures during the sassin may be prompted by a desire to ob- in a duel, in violation of the laws of God same time, $92,128,16, and amount paid tain treasures, but the duellist connot plead and man. For this reason, therefore, bo on coupons $51,891,50, making the total an excuse even as futile as any of these.payments $135,079,65. The gross earn- With calm, cool, deliberate fiendishness proposed to withold his vote from the resoings of the Extension Road, are $21.964, he seeks the life blood of a fellow being, high regard for the many manly qualities
lution of respect, though entertaining a 61, from which, after deducting expenses, and nothing short of this will satisfy him.
of the deceased Senator. six per cent, will be paid. It matters not to bim that family ties are
In this single act our honored Senator The Report of the Directors gives a very sundered, loving wives made disconsolate encouraging aspect of affairs. The Ro- widows, and prattling babes orphaned. Lexbibited in all the bloody encounters of
displayed more real courage that was ever port expresses confidence that at an early What is it to his remorseles heart that the the most distinguished duellists on record. day the road will become“ one of the great intended or real victim of his murderous For this he will not only. receive the apthoroughfares of travel, such as was origi- arm shall suffer the most excruciating ago probation of good men of all parties, but nally interded,” and we doubt not their ony, or be sent by his deadly bullet in the higher reward of an approving conexpectations will be fully realized.
stantly into the presence of his offended science, and the satisfaction of having perThe following resolution offered by Mr. and insulted Maker! What sympathy formed a noble duty—that of rebuking 1. F. Babcock was unanimously adopted. have his feelings with the anguish of brok. wickedness in high places..
Resolved. That the thanks or the stockholders of en hearts, tho grief of bereaved families, the New Haven, New London & Stonington Rail, and the blighted hopes of those his vindi
In further connection with the subject road Company are due, and are hereby gratefully
we have received an article from an
teemed correspondent which we give in and good taste, wedo not regard the prac- Gleason's Literary Companion,
$2,25 another column, and to which we invite tice particularly objectionable and improp
Water Cure Journal,.
.$1,50 Phrenological Journal..
..$1,50 special attention. Let the press denounce er. Of the tens of thousands of these now
U.S. Journal including Rosa Bonheur's celthis murderous "code." Let our writers, manufactured here, many exbibit the ebrated picture of the "Horse Fair."..$2,00 and public speakers denounce it. Let the most exquisite taste and artistic skill, and *Mount Vernon, a beautiful print, 17 by 20 pulpit denounce it in thunder tones, and hundreds of workmen, mostly females, de
inches in size, in 15 oil colors........ $1.50
* Edward Everett, a splendid portrait of this the public will, nay must hear and heed rive a livelihood from their manufacture.
distinguisbed man in oil colors........$1.50 it.
It is supposed that more than $200,000 From the above it will be seen that a
worth of machinery, is now employed for subscription to the Repository in connecBT. VALENTINES DAY. the purpose and the constant emyloyment lion with many of the above publications,
of the number engaged in the business is, will absolutely cost nothing, and with the St. Valentine, who was martyred at Rome in the third century, seems to bave at least an argument in favor of St. Others only from twenty-five to Afty had but little to do with the notions and Valentine's festival. Without being car
cents, while every volume of our paper ried to excess, or degraded by low and actually costs the publisher more than practice connected with the present ob
vulgar association in connection with the a dollar. It is only through the liberal servanco with his day, cither in the old or New World. What was formerly regardcomicalities before referred to, the
arrangement of our cotemporaries, theretice of sending valentines, as a token of fore, that we can afford to be liberal.ed as a solemn ceremony, has been changed into a merry festival, which seems to friendship
or affection to acquaintances or specimens of the Magazines and Engrahave obtained almost universal prevalence.
relatives, we would not regard with disfa- vings may be seen at the Bookstore of In England; "the approach of the day vor, particularly as it affords gratifica Messrs. Starr & Co., No. 4 Main Street
, is heraldeıl by the appearance, in the printsion to our young friends.
who will receive subscriptions for the sellers' shop windows, of vast numbers of
same in connection with the Repository.
SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS. missives calculated for use this
*See notice below. occasion, each generally consisting of a Wisbing to extend the circulation of the
BEAUTIFUL COLORED ENGRAVING.-A single sheet of paper,' on the first Repository," and at the same iime sensipage of which is seen some ridiculous ble that many who would become subscri- Philadelphia artist has recently published caricature of the male or female figure, bers are deterred from doing so in conse
a beautiful colored plate of Mount VEB
NON AND THE HOME OF WASHINGTON.with a few burlesque verses below." For. quence of the seeming necessity of conmerly, however, these frivolities were in a tinuing various other publications which It is a spirited picture, eighteon by twen. great measure unknown. Ridiculous let- have become necessary appendages to ty inches in size, printed in colors, and ters and carricatures were never employed, the home circle, we have been induced to presents an excellent view of the veneratbut if letters were sent, they were simply enter into arrangements with the published homestead of Washington. It is onmudest and courteous professions of at ers of several periodicals and magazines, by graved from an original drawing taken on tachment and regard on the part of the which it will be seen that we are enabled the spot, from a new point of view, by young men who sent them to the fair re- to supply them at rates so very low, in which it is seen to the best advantage, and cipients. A learned writer of the early connection with our paper, that the Re- it is pronounced to be by far the most part of the last century gives the follow-pository in many instances will be a gratu- truthful and striking representation of
Mount Vernon that has yet been present. ing account of the principal ceremony.- ity. With this arrangement at the open"In England and Scotland, on the eve of ing of our third volume, we will be ed to the public. It is executed after an St. Valentines day, the young people meet, pleased to supply all our own subscribers English style of printing, known, it is said, and by a very ancient custom celebrate a with whatever other literary periodicals only to one man in this country, and nev
er before attempted. little festival. An equal number of maids they wish. To this end we would callspeand bachelors meet together, and each cialattention to the following arrangement,
A copy of this beautiful engraving may writes his or her true or feigned name up and invite either old or new subscribers be seen at the Bookstore of Messrs. Starr 01 separate billets of paper which they roll who feel disposed, to arail themselves of & Co., in Main Street, who will receive
orders for the print. up and draw by way of lots, the maids tak- the offer, as all will be included in its libing the men's billets, and the men's the eral provisions.
PORTRAIT OF EDWARD EVERETT IN OIL maids, so that each of the young men light The REPOSITORY, together with eithe: COLORS --This beautiful and life like upon a girl that he calls bis Valentine and of the following publications for one year, trait of the distinguished original is a each of the girls upon a young man that will be supp:ied to every subscriber, at the fine specimen of printing in oil colors she calls hers. By this means each has prices annexed. viz:
and presents the appearance of a real oil two valentines, but the man adheres to the
Arthur's Ladies Home Magazine, ..92.50 painting. All who admire the eloquent valentine that falls to him rather than to
Godey's Lady's Book,.......
$3,00 and gifted orator will appreciate this exthe one to whom he has fallen. The The Home Monthly..
cellent portrait. It may be Atlantic Monthly,............
seen at couples thus divided in merry jesting, often
...$3,00 Harper's Monthly,. ..................
Messrs, Starr & Co.'s Book Storo, in Main becomes happily united in wedlock."
$1.25 Street, and copies ordered if desired. The custom of sending Valentines to
Albany Cultivator,.. friends and acquaintances has become al- Amer ican Agriculturist,.
DIED. Rural New Yorker, most universal in our own country, and
LAW.- In this city on the 17th, inst., Lucretia W. Homestead ......
..$2,50 aside from the miserable" comic" carrica
TRANKLE.-In Preston, on the 21st., Mary Elizatures, too often the very bane of refinement Gleason 's Pictorial,....
beth, only daughter of Joba and Elizabeth Trank$2,25
le, aged 8 years and 7 months.