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host situated on a slight elevation comORIGINAL POETRY. COMMUNICATIONS.
manded quite an extensite view of the
For tbe Repository.
Sammer Visit to Watering Places, surrounding vicinity, and always furnish-
Frequently wanting in Enjoyment-ed with a pleasing prospect. Morning
to the West-Tho Beauties of Nature Where the great Lakeriver bends,
ning always warned us early to retire. -Grandeur of American SceneryWhere St. Charles' wave descends;
The Backwoods of Ohio–Substantial The consequence was that we enjoyed Where each bold advancing shore,
Pleasures-Early Rising-A Jaunt health, even if we did not obtain those Threatens to shut up the door;
to Niagara-A Trip down the Hud- other possessions of which the - homely Where the Diamond crags* wo greet
son, &c., &c. Hail to thy transcendant seat,
maxim assures us, that we shall be tbe reTbousands during the sultry months of 0, Quebec ! Summer, wearied by the incessant din and cipients if we practice early rising. The
return · trip was enhanced by a sail down Mountain city! on thy towers.
by the overpowering heat, seek respite Lake Erie by moonlight, and a jaynt to Sunset pours its golden showers ;
and repose et our fashionable watering
Every While the the fortress greets the stary
this class of
observer has formed his own impression Gray old ghost of ancient wars,
ment of which they are in quest. For O Quebec !
of tbat cataract which is the most conthey exchange perhaps, a life of bappiness Winding upward from thy strand, Allaround is fairy land, and usefulness for one which had no ulti- vincing decision of that morbid question,
whether “Nature's creation, or those of See the white sails onward glide!
mate object in view and whose principle Hamlets stretched along the tide
features are, in a generality of cases the art- are the grandest.” A trip down the Orleans anchored in the streamball-room and the theatre. Of true
Hudson brought us almost to our journey's Montmorence's distant gleamO Quebec ! pleasures we know nothing more produc-end, and we will neither weary you or
D. K. tive, than a trip into the country, where On this Cape of sparkling stone, the defects of art are not exchanged for THE HOUSEHOLD.
T . Erst an Indian village shope,
the admirable perfections of nature. It Ere the roving bold Champlain,
was our good fortune lately to have an To DRY AND COOK SWEET CORN.- As Here began the gallic reign : He, the father of New France,
opportunity of gratifying a long cherish - soon as the corn is fit for the table, husk Wreathed the lilies round the lance,
ed desire of visiting the western country and spread the ears in an open oven, or O Quebec !
wbich is fast becoming the most populous some fast drying placo. When the ker
as well as the most important part of our nels loosen, shell the torn, or shell as Nature geomed to say Build here, National domain. Never before bave soon as you can.
Then spread uporr & Face the rivers, guard the rear ; Hang the castle in the air,
we appreciated the untold beauties of Na- cloth to dry in the sun, or on paper in a Cap the hill with fortress fair;
ture, never before has our ideas of perfec. warm oyen ; stir it often that it may dry Let the city downward glide,
tion been so completely realized: A de- fast and not overheat. It more resembles Winning footholds from the tide, O Quebec !
scription of the varied scenery, which at the undried by its being whole, is sweeter
different points fastened our attention and retains more of its natural flavor by Many a grand heroic name,
would be impracticable, Now, as the cars drying faster. When all dried, expose it Ilere bath won the wrəath of fame, Frontignac and great Montalni,
swept along a mountain, in all its grim to the wind by turning it slowly from Gave these cliffs a storied charm,
grandeur, reared itself aloft as though dish to dish; the wind blows off all the Ere thy massive bulwarks shone,
guarding carefully the beauty upon which troublesome white chaff. In the mornMid the towers of Britain's throne,
it looked down. The next instant, it van- ing of the day it is wanted, look it over O Quebec !
ished, and in its place appeared the luxu- and wash it; thion boil gently in water Here the pillar, helm and sword,
riant yale, looking in strong contrast to sufficient to cover it. Re-fill with hot Wolfe's immortal name record, its stern and rugged neighbor.
water if more is needed. A short time Down the stream he came by night,
The scerery of America has often times before you dine (it should now be tender Through this glen he gained the height,
been condemned as being too monotonous and almost dry,) add some sweet milk, or On these rugged sods he sellDying drank from yonder well
and lacking in that grandeur and sublim- cream ; pepper and salt to taste; a little O Quebec !
ity which is one of the prominent charac- sugar is an improvement.-Genesce Far
tertistic of the scenery of Switzerland.In a deeper gorge below, Crimson lay the matted snow,
But to convince himself of the fallacy of To DESTROY FLIES--To one pint of Where Montgomery's laurels grew,
the charge one has but to notice the cost of milk add a quarter of a pound of raw Bloom loss, steeped in midnight dew,
the country in the western part of Now sugar, and two ounces of ground pepper ; Wolfe in glory _in defeat
York, and on the fludson. Ohio was our Fell Mentgomery at thy feet,
simmer them together eight or ten minO Quebec !
destination, and in due time, after enjoy- utes; and place it about in shallow dishes.
F.M.C. ing those common pleasures, and experi- The flies attack it greedily, and are soon Glenalla, near Quebec, Aug. 1860.
enceing those common mishaps, which suffocated. By this method, kitchens, &c.
fall to the lot of every traveller, we may be kept clear of fiies all summer *Quebec is built upon a promontory of rock, reached our temporary home. Newport without the danger attending poison.which projects into the St. Lawrence, at the junction of the St. Charles. It was originally called and Saratoga would not furnish the sub. We copy this from an anonymous source. Cape Diamond, probably from the sbining particles. stantial pleasures that we enjoyed in the It is easily tried, and if effective will be in (he stones which composed the cliffs.
backwoods of Ohio, The house of our valuable.
REGISTER OF METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS, AT EAST NEW LONDON, FOR THE WEEK ENDING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1860. REPORTED BY H. E. CHITTY.
General remarks, observations, &c. &c.
Day of Day of Temperature above zero *; below - Direction of the wind. | State of the Weather. the week. Month.
Sunrise. I 12 o'cl'k. (10 P. M. Im'n temp. Morn. | Noon. | Eve. Morn. Noon. | Eve. Sunday,....aug. 20
66 * 76 * 65 * 69 * S. W. S. W. 15,W. clear clear clear Monday,....
70 +6 S. E. South. S.W. clear clear clear
S. W, S. W, S. W. clear clear clear
N. W. | N. W. N. W. clear clear clear
65" N. W. N. W. N. W. clear clear clear Friday,
67 " S. W. S, W. S. W. cloudy cloudy clear
67 " N. W. N. W. N. W clear clear c.ear
Hot and sultry.
68 16 626
64 6 161
FROM THE HOMESTEAD,
HORTICULTURAL. ty. Every list, however, of thirty-six The Flemish Beauty also bears young:
varieties contained the following, which and abundantly, but its fruit sometimes P E A R S .
ripen in about the order that we number rusts and cracks, and very often drops, or them, from August to April.
is blown off badly, before it is ripe. 1. Beurre Giffard, 13, Paradise de Automn, The Louis B. de Jersey is one of the 2. Rosteizer,
14. Fulton, A Pomologist of Worcester, Co., Mass.,
most profitable of all pears, especially 3. Tyson,
15. Doy. Boussock, who contributed a series of exceedingly 4, Bartlott,
16. Beurre d'Anjou,
when grown on quince. valuable articles to the last volume of the 5. St.Ghislain,
The B. de Anjou is Col. Wilder's favo.
18. Beurre Diel, Homestead, over the signature of G. J.,” 6. Flemish Beauty,
rite autumn pear.
Large, beautiful, first 2 Belle Lucrative, 19. Duchesse d'Angoule' rate in every respect, faultless, it is unhas made pears his special study, and the
20. Dix, following article from his pen, taken from 9. L. B. de Jersey. 21. Winter Nelis,
rivalled by any pear of its season. Suc. the Worcester Transcript, will be found 10. Beurre Bosc, 22. Lawrence,
ceeds equally on pear or quince.
23, Easter Beurre. of great value, especially in Central Mas-11. Sheldon,
The Winter Nelis is perhaps our best 12. Beurre Superfin, sachusetts, and the contiguous portions of
As the above pears differ, one from early winter pear; although the Lawrence our own State.
another, in tho duration of the period that
is becoming very popular.
It will enhance the value of the above Fruit and ornamental trees of good size they are in eating, and as several of them and of hardy species, may be advantage- come to maturity nearly simultaneously; lists to add that numbers 7, 9, 16, 17, 18,
19 and 23 succeed admirably on quince ously set out in the autumn. For trans- a better classification would be thus,
roots,-that numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12 planting the apple and the pear, this Numbers 1--1, Summer Varieties. would even be the preferable season,
5-9. Early Autumn do.,
15 and 21, unless double worked, make 8-15, Mid Autumn do.,
but a moderate growth on quince;-and, could we be sure that the ensuing winter
“ 16–20, Late Autumn do. would be favorable. Nevertheless, one
finally, that numbers 10, 11, 13, 14, 20 21-22. Winter do.
and 22 should be cultivated on pear roots year with another, the average success in
23. Spring do. transplanting such trees, hereabouts, has In addition to these twenty-three varie only. In the additional list of seven va
rieties, probably been quite as satisfactory in the lies, most of the several lists contained
P, means pear-roots, l, quince fall as in the spring. It may be urged also the
roots, and p, q, either mode. Of these further in favor of the autumn-that
thirty pears, numbers 13, 17 and 20 are
Buffam. p, q. choicer selections can be made by those
Onon taga (Swan's Orange,) p.
shy bearers until the trees are large ; so al. who purchase trees; that the ground is in
Beurre Hardy (Sterckman,) 9,
so is the Glout Morceau. St. Michael Archange, p.g.
So far, well. But we do not here asa better condition for transplanting; that
Day du Comice,p.q.
sume the responsibility of advising every there is more leisure at this season; and
Vicar of Winkfleld, P, 9.
body to buy, sell or graft in strict conforthat whatever can be accomplished before
G lout Morceau, q. or during the winter, is å relief to the al. of wbich the last named two are Winter, mity with any of these lists. By no means. ways hurried labors of the spring. The and the other five, Autumn varieties.
Taking into account the differences of last ten days of October are the best for this In all the lists of the First Best Twelve soils, aspects, and modes of cultivation ;work, although it may be continued some were numbers 4, 6, 8, 9, 16, and, with a the objects in view, as for home use, for years, even into December.
single exception, 21. Here, then, are market, or for the size, beauty, longTo those interested in the subject, the a half-dozen pears combining, according keeping or other qualities of the fruit,old hackneyed question doubtless recurs at to the best authority in Worcester, a very and we see at once, that implicit reliance What varieties sball I cultivate? large proportion of the qualities of first cannot safely be placed upon any such
catalogues, emanate from wbatever source We may answer in regard to pears, that a rate excellence. gentleman obtained a few months ago, The Bartlett continues to be what it has they may. However, any one who cultifrom seven of the most experienced pear been for nearly fifty years, the most pop
vates judiciously the pears abové named, cultivators in this city, separate lists of ular summer variety in the country. It will certainly do better than to stock his their favorite varieties of this fruit.- is very carly and great bearer,--the young grounds with the class of “ New VarieThese lists were each arranged in three trees are often stunted by being allowed ties,” which the nurserymen are constantdivisions, viz: The Best Twelve. The Sec- to bear ;-the crop is improved by thin-ly endeavorirg to force upon their custo
mers; and of which nine in ten'-we ond Best Twelve, The Third Best Twelve, ning out the fruit. The whole number of different pears rec- The Seckel bears young; needs high cul- might also say ninety-nine in a hundred
prove utterly worthless. commended in this way, was about seven- tivation and thinning of fruit.
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January 1, 1860.
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Arrives at 1} P.M.
Closes at 11 A. M. and 51 P. M. RATES OF ADVERTISING.
Ellsworth Bank, Ellsworth....
Arrives at 11 and 84 P. M.
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and New Haven; matter for offices beyond New He" Continuance each week... 20
ven, however, is also sent by the mail which closes Hancock Bank, Ellsworth. .
90 at 12} P. M. An additional New Haven mail is also · My motto througb life has been-Work and Ad.
received at 8 P. M.. bringing no:hing from offices ver tise. In business. Advertising is the true Phi. Maratime Bank, Bangor..
between New Haven and New London. losopher's Stone, that turns whatever it touches in Mousum River Bank, Sanford..
20 BOSTON, PROVIDENCE AND EASTERN. to gold. I have advertised much, both in the week
Closes for the “Shore Line" R. R. Route at 12 M. ly as well as the daily papers ; nor have I found that Shipbuilders' Bank.
Arrives at 11 P. M. those of the largest circulation, of either class, ben
Closes for Steamboat and N&W.R.R. at 8] P. M. efitted me the most."-Joun JACOB ASTOR.
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AND INTERMEDIATE BETWEEN NEW LON
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$2.00 Atlantic Monthly,. $3.00 Cochichuate Bank, Boston. .worthless
STONINGTON AND INTERMEDIATE. Harper's Monthly,............................
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Arrives at 5 P. M. Albany Cultivator... $1.25 Western Bank, Springfield.....
LONG ISLAND. American agriculturist,.................... $1.75
Closes and arrives via New York mall.
RHODE ISLAND. Rural New Yorker,.. ...... ..........$2.50
$2.50 Bank of South County, Wakefield... 10 Closesat 7 A.M., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, Life Illustrated,
$2.25 Gleason's Pictoral, $2.25 Bank of the Republic, Providence...
Arrives at 34 P. M., Monday, Wednesday and 50
Friday. Gleason's Literary Companion................$2.25 Farmer's Bank, Wickford....... worthless On alternate days via Norwich, closing at 5f A. Water Cure Journal,
........................$1.50 Phrenological Journal.... $1.50 Hopkinton Bank, Westerly..
M., arriving at 6 P. M.
10 U.S. Journal including Rosa Bonheur's celebra- Mount Vernon Bank, Providence...
CALIFORNIA İMAIL. ted picture of the "Horse Fair,". .82.00 Mount Vernon, a beautiful print, 17 by 20 inch- R. I. Central Bank, East Greenwich. 90
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month, Edward Everett, a splendid portrait of this dis
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51 A. M. for the morning Railroad Mail, are always the liberal arrangements of cotom poraries, therefore
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N FAMILY. The
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DRY GOODS! ports with which regular mail communication is es
NEW YORK. iablished, Letters. Newspapers. Agricultural Bank, Herkimer......
6 AND WHERE THEY CAN BE BOUGHT AT England, Ireland ..............
Bank of Central New York, Utica.... 1
60 France, (1 oz.)..
Low and Uniform Prices ! China, via England,
Chemung County Bank, Horseheads.. 5 China, via Marseilles.
Dairyman's Bank, Newport......
5 Hong Kong,...
2" Mauritius, via England.....*33"
Goshen Bank-refuse all notes printed on Mauritius yia Marseilles,.... *45 "
8 " N. S. Wales, via Marseilles,. *45 “
white paper, as the bank repudiates CHRISTOPHER CULVER, N. S. Wales, via England.... *33 "
them some having been stolen. New Zealand, via England. *33 “
Hamilton Exchange Bank, Green.
25 New Zealand, via Marseilles, * 45 “
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5 Sandwich Islands,..
*10 " Australia, via Englahd..
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DEVOTED TO THE CAUSE OF TRUTH, VIRTUE, AND GENERAL INTELLIGENCE.
BY MRS. S. B. JOHNSON,
LIGHTS AND SHADES.
the women especially sparkled from very approaching the village. Rooms had The gloomiest day hath gleams of light,
delight, on surveying its reflection of the been already overspread with costly divans The darkest wave hath bright foam near it;
beads, coins, and tassels with which their and the villagers bad arrayed themselves And twinkles thro' the gloomiest night
heads were decorated. This, together in holiday attire for their reception, Soon Some rolitary ster to cheer it.
with an electrical machine, telescope, and after their arrival, as in etiquette bound, I The gloomiest soul is not all gloom,
the dispensary of medicines, drew great called to pay my respects. The queen of The saddest heart is not all sadness,
numbers of them to our abode. Scores of the barem, who is a beautiful young CirAnd sweetly o'er the darkest doom There shines some lingering beam of gladness. these sons of the desert might be seen cassian, handed me her own elegant nar
winding around the mountains every day, ghileb to smoke. I received many other Despair is never quite dispair; Nor life nor death the future closes;
and a formidable company they were marks of favor, and was frequently assurAnd round the shadowy brow of Care,
each one mounted on bis fine prancing ed that my visit afforded them great pleasWill Hope and Fancy twine their roses, charger, and armed with all manner of ure.
deadly instruments, a very walking batte- They were not long in returning my A SUMMER ON MOUNT OLIVET.*
ry. But, however wild their aspect, ow my visit; a messenger, however, was first ing to the potent infuence of medicine, we sent, to say that the ladies earnestly rewere always treated by them with the quested the gentlemen to leave the house,
greatest kindness. * Mount Olivet in sighs
(Curious ladies these!). This was, of Spake mournfully-His midnight prayer was mine, The profound ignorance of these semi-course, readily complied with, however I heard it, I alono,-as all night long
civilized beings, very naturally leads to reluctantly; and wo endeavored to please Upward it rose with tears, for those who pald His love with hatred,"
the grossest superstition, of which we of our distinguished visitors. Some were not The malaria arising from the debris of ten bad instances. Of medicinal knowl- well, and warted medicine, which we freeJerusalem, compels all Frank residents, edge, they have none—but substitute all ly gave them, and hey would sain bave who wish to live out a full year, to pitch kinds of foolish and superstitious practices prostrated themselves in gratitude ; indeed their tents in the country, and remain out- in its stead. The application of the red it was sometimes a difficult task to prevent side the walls several months of the warm
hot iron is one of their most popular rem-patient from thus falling on the floor season. Nothing is more primitive than edies. A man fell one day from a house and kissing our feet. Ever after this they this way of living. Families supply top; & messenger was despatched on a fleet were frequent visitors at our encampment, themselves with the mere necessaries of
horse for a Frank physician, who found notwithstanding its humble appearance; life, and occupy either tents or the ruins
him dangerously wounded, and an Arab for it was a small, dilapidated house, with around the city. Never were we happier
doctor applying a red-hot iron, which, two rooms and a stable, so constructed. than when living in this way on the west
in their full belief in its efficacy, afford that the stable was the ball of entrance.ern spur of Mount Olivet, just opposite
ed the greatest imaginable comfort to the A tent was pitched near the door, of rathJerusalem.
unfortunate man, One is constantly reminded
and to his sympathizing er greater pretensions, being highly deco
friends! At other times, the sick man is rated with figures of white and green.of the days of the Patriarchs. The sur. rounding hills abound in grapes, pome
laid near the tomb of some saint: or a But the privilege of livicg on this delightgranates, almonds, apricots, and figs ; and golden case, containing a verse from the ful mountain, so full of soul-stirring ASSOthese formed our principal articles of food. Koran, is hung around his neck. Fre- ciations, and of treading daily the path so Some of our Bedawin friends brought us
quently a choice sentence from the Koran often trodden by the feet of our Saviour one day a bag of fruit from the neighbor
is placed in a pipe and smoked, and this they fully compensated for the trivial privations hood of the Jordan, which they affirm are rely upon as a cure for the most dangerous we endured. For
Inaladies! the veritable apples of Sodom. They
Another popular mode of " Here with His Rock, the sad Wanderer camnetreatment is a severe ilogging!
These hills, He to il'd over in grief are the samewere beaten into a powder, and whether
The founts where he drank by the wayside still flow,
When a paper of medicine is given And tho samo airs are blowing which breathed on the apple of Sodom, or fruit of Gomorrah,
bis brow." it was very palatable. In exchange, they them, such is their ignorance, that they
receive it with the idea that both paper Our simple manner of living gave addi. earnestly pleaded for the only lookingglass we had brought with us—of the size and medicine must be swallowed !
tional enjoyment; and to contribute our of one's hand. From the sensation it pro- the Pacha and bis Harem removed for as well as to scatter “ the leaves which are
During our frst summer eficampment, mite of good by administering to the sick, duced amongst them, it was evident they
the benefit of their health to the village, for the healing of the nations ;” and, with had never seen one before. The eyes of
crowning the top of the mountain, Great Bible in hand, to roam over those sacred *Hadji in Syria, or three years in Jerusa- was the excitement, when the long train localities, were never-ending sources of
of white sheets and attendants were seen | pleasure.
The sermon was rich in intellectual and
Dr. McEwen was born in Winchester, THE REPOSITORY: historical interest, admirably appropriate, in this State, in the year 1780, and conseVEW.LONDON, CONN. and solemnly impressiva. The parentage, quently at the time of bis death, had ar
education, conversion and early life of the rived at the age of fourscore. He was BY W. H. STARR.
deceased were related ; his early settlement brought up on his father's farm, until Thursday, September 13, 1860.
in the ministry, his devotedness to the nearly 20 years of age when he entered FUNERAL OF THE LATE REV. work, his deep felt anxieties, his energetic Yale College, and at the age of 24, gradABEL MCEWEN, D, D, efforts, his strong and favorable influence uated with distinguished honors. Among
upon the hearts of his bearers, bis pure other of his classmates distinguished in The funeral of this distinguished ser- life, his adhesiveness to sound doctrine after life, was John C. Calhoun of South vant of God, took place on Monday, the and his affection for his people, were all Carolina, who was an unsuccessful com11th inst., and was peculiarly solemn and described in chasto and impressive lang. petitor with the Doctor for the Valedictoimpressive. A large number of the cler- uage, and wher near the close, the speak. ry. After studying Theology two years gy, and the relatives of the deceased as- er alluding to the peculiar relations exis- he came to New London, and succeeded som bled at his late residence at two o'clock, ting between himself and the deceased, exo the Rev, Henry Channing as pastor, over when prayer was offered by Rev. Mr. claimed in the language of the prophet, as the lst Congregational Church, which reWilcox, of this city, at the close of wbich be saw his master ascend to heaven in the lation he sustained, until the time of his the solemn tones of the passing bell an- fiery chariot, “ My father, my father !- decease, & period of fifty four years, the nounced the movement of the bier with The chariot of Israel, and the horsemen last six of which the pastoral duties had its sad cortege towards the church, the in, thereof,” a large portion of the congrega- been mostly sustained by his highly reterior of wbich was deeply and fully draped tion were melted to tears. At the
spected coleague, Rev. Tho's P. Field, the in mouning on the occasion. On the arri- close of tho sermon, the Rev. Theodore present pastor. Doct. McEwen was a val of the body, it was placed immediately D. Woolsey, President of Yale college, person ef rare talents, and remarkable inin front of the pulpit, the bearers, (all New Haven, addressed the throne of grace tellect, was loved by a very large circle of clergymen of three different denomina- in a deeply affecting, simple, and earnest friends and acquaintances, and honored tions,) were seated on the right and left of prayer, befitting the solemn occasion, after by the entire community. He calmly and the cuffin, while the other clergymen, relo which the choir sung the hymn commenco serenely passed away in the vigor of a atives of the deceased, and officers of the ing with the verse.
green old age, regretted and lamented by church, occupied the seats on each side of “Unveil thy bosom faithful tomb,
all who knew bim. the middle aisle. Every other part of the Take this new treasure to thy trust, spacious edifice was filled with the crowds
And gave these s acred relics room,
A WATCHMAN FALLEN,
To seek a slumber in the dust." in attendance on the solemn services.
At the close of the exercises, the coffin As the procession entered the church, in front of the altar was opened for all
ENTERED INTO HIS REST."-HEB, IT; 10. the cholr, accompanied with the solemn who wished to pass by and look for the tones of the organ, chanted with deep pa- last time upon the calm, pleasant features
Called from this earthly conflict
Thine armor to lay down, thos, the 90th Psalm. The opening play-of a beloved pastor and friend. Nearly A soldier true and fearless, er was offered, and the scripture service the whole congregation availed themselves
Thine is the victor's crown ; read from the 18th chapter of 1st Corin- of the opportunity thus afforded, and near
Long on the walls of Zion, thians, by Rev. Timothy Tuttle, the ly half an hour was consumed before all
A sentinel thou'st stood,
To guard with care unceasing venerable pastor of the Church in Led.bad passed round, and taken their leave
The heritage of God. yard, after which the choir sung with
of the venerated deceased. sweetly solemn effect the beautiful hymn
True to thy glorious Leader,
Enlisted in thy youth,
Long was thy faithful service,
Thy cause the cause of truth !
Thy watchword was Redemption,
Hope for the sinner lost; The Rev. Mr. Shipman, of Jewett City, church, all of this city, and Rev. Alvan
Thy standard heaven's own banner,
The banner of the Cross. followed in a solemn and appropriate Bond, D. D., of Norwich, Rev. William prayer, after which the choir sung the first
The helmet of salvation Clift, of Stonington, Rev. Elisha Ayres, and last two verses of the hymn begin- of East Lyme, Rev. S. W. S. Dutton, of
Upon thy noble brow,
The shield of faith before thee
Tby valiant warfare through.
or God's eternal spirit The battle foughi, the victory won,
The sword thou well didst wield, Enter thy Master's joy." to Cedar Grove Cemetery, attended by a
Nor ever in the battle, After the singing of this hymn, during long procession of carriages containing
Didst for a moment yield, which many eyes were moistened with the relatives and attendant friends of the
Farewell, intrepid warrior! tears, Rev. Mr. Field, the colleague of the deceased. At the grave tho Rev, Alvan
Tby noble work is done, deceased, and pastor of the church, deliv- Bond of Norwich, closed the ceremonies
Thy warfare is accomplished,
Thy glorious victory won! ered a discourse from the text found in of the service, in a deeply solemn and imGenesis xv. 15th, pressive address over the unfilled grave of
With honors clustering round thee, the departed,
Surpassing earth's renown:“And thou shalt go to thy fathers in peace, thou
Gone to thy home in glory shall be buried in a good old age."
“ Whose life's long warfare closed at last,
Thou wear'st 8 star-gemmed crown.