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VOLUME XLIII. COLUMBUS, OHIO, TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 1853. NUMBER 35. Ukfklti l)ia State Journal 18 PUBLISHED AT COLUMBUS KTBRT TUESDAY MOHN1NO, BT SCOTT ft BASCOM, jomuhi scimmos, maa am rust niKnt mtearoi ok mat. TERMS-Invariahtyin adranet: In Colnmtms, 92.00 STr; by mall, 91.60; clubs or four ami upwards, (1 'io of U-o and upward, 1. 00. Tin: DAI LY JOUHNAL ts furnished to city Bubsrrihfrs at 96 00, anil by mail at 8li.ni) a year. T1IK TUMVKKKLV JOURNAL la W.00 year. It A TKS OF A It VER Tl SIN (Tilt Tint WEEKLY JOURNAL 111 i a sonar, CO 76,1 001 251 "Ga 213 60 4 00 6 00 0 60 8 00 U squares, 761 261 762 268 604 006 006 008 Will B iquMrwi, 1 001 76 i 263 604 606 000 600 0011. I aqasrw, I squars, '4 column. Mi column, I eolumo, 1 262 253 604 01)6 OOfi 00.0 0010. 14. chitiKM monthly, 20 a year; weekly . eliftnjfitaliln qunrtirly ehntigwdile quarterly changeable ipuirterly 10 liiiM of thU aliM type la rwkrawl a square. AtlrflrtlsMiwnta nrdwmt on tlie InMila McliMlrly, double the abnvn rates. All lewloU notion charged double, and measured an if mild. righted 0tory. THE SCHOOL MISTRESS. IIY TUB AUTHOR OF 'Massacre at Wyoming," "Lily of Castile' "Avenger's Doom," etc. CHAPTER V. " TDK I. A IT OF EARTH. " frOfc&f Concluded. I One desire moro was to ho orntified. ami then Alice wns ready to " go in peace, at nny moment Hm meg, sengor should como in call for her. This wns to son onch and all of Imr pupils, nnd bid thorn nilieu. A tiny was not apart For this purpose, nnd word wna sont to each nno to he there. At f ho oarliost allowable hour hor room wni thronged with those donr ones she loved, nnd who loved hor so well. Sadness wns on their laces, tour, in their eyes. One by one she took them by the hand, drew them to her, and imprinted on their lipa the parting kin. It wna a mournfully beautiful scene. To all she had some word of ad vice. Shu know their dispositions, nnd suited her counsels to their various enscs; and thoso Inst words made n deep nnd indelible impression on mnny of their minds. Gladly would wo put all that wns spoken on record, but it would swell our little story beyond it limits, nnd we limit bo content with n few samples. Mnry Worburton was tho first to present herself, being the olihrnt of the school , and therefore looked up to by the rest as a kind of louder. Hor band trembled violently us she took that of her former tenclinr, nnd her heart heat heavily, u though n load was upon it. " Mary," said Alice, ' yon worn always a kind nnd nlT-jctionuio child, and a dutiful scholar. Your noble conduct saved mo much trouble and mnny trials in the management of my school. You have my thanks But, Mary, the world is full of snares nnd disappointment!, nnd with your anient and affectionate disposition, yon will be linhlo to meet with either deceit or disappointment. Net a guard over your heart. Bo gentle and kind; but he wise. Trust not to appear o iicet, they are too often deceitful. In matters of duty fl let your heart nnd conscience dictate; in matters of unuiuu 101 juuKiiirin ueciuo; mm in encu case ioiiow the course pointed nut with firmness and unwavering roiolution. I shall sen you no more, nnd would gladly say more, but my time is short, I nm very weak, and llioro are many others to whom I must speak. Rn. member my words, ponder on them, and ns you advance in years you will more thoroughly understand and appreciate them. Fnrowoll, my dear Mary ! May fc ) Jiod blosaynu !" 'JW Mary could restrain her feelings no longer. She I threw her arms about AUco's neck, and burying her lace on her bosom, hurst into tears. Alice wns moved at this u ii looked for display of tenderness, and gently 1 laying her arms nronud the weeping girl, held her to her heart and lot hor weep. Next camo Susan Wood. I o liur Alice said : " You nre blessed with a sweet disposition, Susan ; you cannot benr to inflict pain, nnd nro always ready with aid and sympathy to relieve sull'enng. I pray God no blight may ever come upon your heart. Watch ov ar it, and keep it free from all wicked thoughts. You hnvo no sins that 1 run reprove you for, nnd but low find Is. O, never let them become bnd ones, my sweet child. Keep your heart pure and guileless. II' you over feel like doing evil, think of what your dying mistress tells yon that tin altcayt causes someone pain, either of body or wind, and never does good to any body." Shu then bid her adieu, aud Sarah Miller took her place. "A lino mind nnd generous disposition nro yours, Sarah; but you have ntrong passions, nnd must keep them In subjection, (hiod nnd evil nro both strong with vou. Nourish the good mid kill the evil. You love flowers, and think lliem very beautiful, but dislike to see litem overgrown with weeds. Your mind may bo compared to n garden whoro the flowers and the weeds nro both growing together. You know how much cultivation tho (lowers need to bring I hem to perfection, nnd how easy the weeds come up and Nourish. So it is in your heart; the (lowers there need to bo nourished ami carefully tended. Try to do no by lliem. Do not let tho weed grow up and choke them, but p ill tbeso latter up by the roots, and keep on pulling then np until they art all destroyed By tho weeds, I m cull auger nnd envy, nnd all the other evil passions tint tniiko you leel had niter they nave been ci cited. Jajr'''!), to try to do as she has been telling you V T" i.o i ...:n i t ... ..i i i.i i i ways feel so bad when I do wrong. will try never to tlo so any more. "That's a good little girl. Now kiss mo, nnd say sonddivo," With moist eyes nnd compressed lips camo Alice llano, with a full and heavy heart, but a wilt to matter its outward expression. Iler dying tenchor look her hand, as she snid, with emotion: " Alice, my namesake, mi over kind and dutiful child, my heirt yearns towards you, as it does towards all the rest, but to you, n.)rliapn, more especially, becauso an untried, and, 1 fenr me, an unfortunate future lies' before you. 1 fenr for you more than for the others 1 love, because a world of feeling li-a buried, in your biisom beneath a calm exterior, which seldom betraying tho emotions ol the soul, will bar you from sympathy, when the deep feelings of your nature w ill require such sympathy in a pre eminent degree, O, Alice, my dear child, I see in you n counterpart to myself, (jed grant you may never know what 1 havo known, never endure, what I hive endured! Ah, tlio schooling of tie henrl In bury its struggling emotions, tu hide its wounds In m Mix ey es of Ibo world I May that dn ailed lot never he your fate ! You know not, Alice, the linfallmmed well of nllectton that lies deeply hidden ID your henrl. When its waters gush nut, fiod grant Ihey may Mow in peace, nnd not he driven back ngaio, ever mom to know the quiet peace that now rests upon their undisturbed and placid repose. Uut you cm hardly understand what I have said, though I be day will come when my words will come borne with foil force to vourcotnnrclieiisi iD, ami you will fcrl what now may seem a mystery. May tho awakening to this realization bo full of toy ami liappinosa, and unalloy ed by dissppointmout or anguish! Give your young heart, with all its wealth of love, to the Saviour ; nnd learn In youth to draw comfort nnd strength from the vfountain-head of consolation j and then, should the evil uay como, you win noi u u-ii wiiouui iimjh, id utiiik the hitter cup of sorrow in utter darkness, (live the Spirit of Pence a homo in your heart, and in prosperity Hii indwelling will be a source of exquiidte joy, while in adversity Ho will most truly aud emphatically be the comforter, whose presence alone can send sunshine into the soul, ami liittng its attections irom tlie world enable them to dwell above the clouds, whoro the light of day is never obscured, but abides for ever in und immed glory, while the shadows nnd tho glooms nre all beneath. " I fear 1 have said too much that will astonhh rather than ins tract you, but my loehngs led mo away. You will know all in time. Treasure up my words. Keep your thoughts pure. Guard well your heart nnd its llectluns. And whatever fortune awnttsyoii, took hp; east your ryes keatenieard and keep them fixed alove the rtaeli of adreriity and the trees of life. Pluce your Ircns ttres where the touch of lime cannot elV'ct, tho blight of care corrode, or the Hoods of mlsiortunn destroy them. Forget not my words. God bins you, Alice Hano! Adiru!" Aline tried to speak, but the eftbrt terminated in breaking down the Inst vestige of self-control the mastery of feeling until now maintained) nnd with melted heart and a Hood of tears, she foil upon her teacher's bosom, weeping and sobbing as though her heart would break. It wns a long time ere alio could be constrained to yield her embrace, and then with n mighty exercise of will. lint we must pnss from this part nf our subject, tho' it is so full or melancholy beauty, and hasten to the end. One by one the scholars took their leave, then all received a general farewell salutation, as in a body l hey retired, nnd the Invalid was once more alone. During the Inter periods of her sickness, alio had spent much nf her leisure hours in writing a kind of journal of her feelings or history of her experience, to the friend of wh mi mention has previously been made. p)Mio now reaumni tins occnpaimn. wo will glance .Aer the manuscript and then progress with her to the conclusion t "Diarkit Emt.Tt Life ami its sorrows nro both drawing to a clone. The world has lost its power to oppress my spirit wttn us burden ol woe, ami Irom annuish the stintr has been extracted. Do vou ask bowl I will tell you. The beautiful death-scene of Ida, an account ol which 1 gave yon in my last, has be come to me a reality. 1 feel that the re-union of sepa raiea pins is near, aou iron my miserauie 101 cere, I have accustomed myself to look forward to the joys ' in reservation.' I have never willfully repined at my lot, yet despite all I could do, my soul was weary, my thoti"hta sad, mv spirits weighed down. but now hope lends her friendly aid, tho light of heaven beams upon my future, the clouds instead of lowering ahuvo me roll at my feet, and all the bliss of j sure anticipation is initio. My heart hounds with rupture at the prospect of eninc to n world of hnnoiness. where there is no blight or disappointment, and where 1 know shall meet denr onos nnd that kindred soul, which bus entered before me. Would I exchange Mis prospect, uiis nope, witicn 1 almost now reahe, lor any earthly good 1 No; if to-day I could call my dear Warruu from heaven and tho grave and ho united with him in this world for three score years, I would not do u. auu wnyi iiecause tlie perfection ot iliohloto come is ho lur oeyomJ any thing this world can ollord, would rather go to him than recoil him to me. " Rut will I know himl can I recognize him nn him self? and will ho si ill love me! These queries have an nrison in my mind, ana i nnvo answered lliem all fllhrmttUvely. "1 may not be able to convince you, if you hold other views: lr many of my own convictions nroceed as much from intuition us from reason ; still, to me, tlie reasons nro clear nnd well deliutd, though I am unable io express iiuu explain ill em ni 1 could wish. " But, in a lew words, I will give you my leading idens. II the soul is immortal, ii is immortal as n whole ; und of this (act I have not a shadow of u doubt, I feet it to bo so. I would that I could give you some glimpse of what 1 experience in iny own-self on this point, but I cjuiiiot. It is a lilting of tho soul ahovo. nnd, ns it were, out of the body a consciousness of increased vigor in the tmmottal ns tlio mortal hills, which, to bo realized, must bo fidt. This question, with rue, udmits of no doubt tho soul ts immortal, and, as I said before, immortal as a whole. In other word, it is n unit composed of mnny powers, nnd all um powers lorm ine unit, one lost tlio unit isdcniroycd, or, what is tho samo thing, loses its identity. Now, if I love, or hato, or remember any thing when I leave this world, I will love, hato or remember it in tho future state. If I did not, a par( of me would be lost, nnd 1 would not know or recognize myself; nnd if so, it would bo impossiblo to cither reward or punish me for my conduct bore. If I nm rewarded or punished, 1 must romotnher for what. Memory is knowledge j and if I know the fact I must feel it, and feeling is conviction, I am therefore conscious of the whole inattor. " Well, I shull Ioavo this world with n heart full of lovo for him who bus been dearer to mo than nny other in life. I shall, then, unquestionably, enter tho other world with this samo lovo in my heart, or else I should not bo myself but some one else. His spirit loves me, I hnvo no doubt, just as itdid on earth. Hence, thero united, our spirits will How together as certainly ns love Iihb its fountain-liead in God. " The lovo of which I now sponk, is that pure atl'cc-tion of tho soul which hinds spirit to spirit, and not that passion nf the animal semen so often called by this sacred name. That may be immortal, loo; but woe to them that endure iis iuitmirtality ! " I nm now done with m "iiinent, which, nt best, i out of my province, nnd will return to my fetlinqs nnd anticipations. " In tlio pist I have felt llie sentiment of tho poet when he makes the inquiry : " U wIiito fttiull rett be fount), Ili'U for Ihn wry soul t" I have had the clouds about me. and the nichMimo. and gloom ; but no sunshine, no libt of hope or joy. "Thoso hours aro past th-y nro gono forever. I am now fuller of hope nnd bliss ihriu over I wns in the time ot prosperity, when 1 soon expected to he united to the chosen nf my heart. Then an earthly i prospect wns before me now nn heavenly. " Yesterday f performed the tiying duty of bidding my scholars adieu. It was a painfully pleasing occasion, and ns much ns I could do to master my feelings. I tint not know, uniii wo camo to part, How much 1 was beloved by them. The laboring breasts, the suppressed Hobs, the gushing tears, the nverllowhig hearts, all told of sorrow, of feeliuf.', of ntiL'imh. Were I to live a thousand years I should never forget the day nnd its scene. This was tho last melancholy nut of a public bearing in its character that I hud purposed to per-form. My commotion with the things of this lite is now dissolved. No unperformed duty remains for mo to lament over, now that tho time and ability lor action i have forever pusvd away- My work is nil done, nnd in culm nnd peaceful serenity of mind, 1 await the last change, the severing ol those ti lb l still bind mo to tho earth. "You, with others, may wonder why, when laboring to be resigned to my file nnd submitting with humble resignation to the will of God, as I have faithfully tried tndv my discontent should be still so great ns to tin-denniii ' health and council my body to n premature grave. I will tell you bow it is. Tho shock my feel iorj: received at the firct was like a stroke id' paralysis to my spirits from which they never recovered; so to -pei,i; lh el'iKtieity .t lite wns taken from me ; could not rebound. M neo, despilu elliirt, despite resignation, tho tveigh nf n great sorrow slill kept pressing me down; had no strength within to retitt the premitre. Kverj diy'a labor, eveiy exertion nf body aud mind, wns a rpon the fund nf energy originally possessed, n cotclnnt drav upon tlio treasury of strength, while there was nn inomo to balance the outgoing. I have, tlierelote, in one sense of the word, been dying ever aince I flood at (he grave whero the remains ol Wurrrii were consigned to their last enrildy renting place. ThU wearing awny of strength kept me in a stnte n perpetual weariness, nnd ut lost result d in utter prostration. It nt my spirhs have re ;;aiued their chodiclly, though ton lute In infuse life inio my worn out bodily powers. Indeed it was cause these went worn out, nnd. in consequence, the hope ot n speedy re union with the loved, that my crusht d spirit resumed its tone. " I have h:id so many explanations to make, my dear ' Emily, that the few paragraphs I intended to write have been lengthened into pafjes. My strength is so fur gout, I have been able to write but n few lines during n thy ; and so much limo was left for thought nnd rellectioii, und so many now ideas came up, or forgotten ones returned, of which I wi-hed to speak, that I could not well do otherwise than ns I have. 1 look to your friendship to excuse me if I hnvo been tedious or uninteresting. Hereafter explanation nnd rem in is-coiices may pass; 1 am done with them. Tho future, the soul vi.-ioiia that loom up in it hi Iden nrcuua, these shall bo my theme. " "Have you ever had n vi'ion, Emily T I do not mean n dream, but a vivid reality, for the lime, pnintnd ht'forn your mcutnl ryes. If ynil lltvo not, you may possibly iiiiuk mo mo sunjeci oi n nrnin iwcr, or ol distorted natural vision, when 1 relate what follows. Hut bn assured neither is tho cne, in tho best of my belief. Homo mouths ago, while I was vet able to walk nut into Iho grove, I win one afternoon pitting under the shudo ot it favorite tree, looking up nt n silvery cloud, my thoughts busy in n world ot fancy the while, picturing lor ttieuiM-ivos n purtuiiwe, over ine nure henvenn of which no darker clouds should Hunt thnn the soft transparent one nn which my gao wns fixed. As I llius sat loohniK and tlnukin;;, the downy cloud passed awny; my eyes, however, slill fixed on the spot where it hint hrcu, my mind nhm ilHd in um cuntem-tdatinii of its own creations, when, suddenly, in I hi place where the cloud hail been, there appeared n little world, if I may so call it, which drew nearer and nearer to me, until it reached my feet, wh'-n by some unseen power, 1 was placed upon tl and leit to explore its mysteries. " A p tthwn)', verdant on either side, b d to a bower which opened on a prospect beautiful beyond all that fancy had ever dreamed of conceiving. I have no language to express the gnrgeuiisncaa nf Iho Kcene that burst upon my view. It was luminous with massy light, yet were the oyes not dnrr.led nor the nicest shades of color swallowed up, but enhanced n thousand fold. Flowers, fruits, verdure; groves vocal wiih the melody ol birds of heavenly powers of song; perfection complete in every thinir tho eye beheld, the oar henrd, or the senses rccngnicd. This wns the world into which I wns trausoorted. "As 1 gazed iu wonder nnd rapture, so lost as to be nil unconscious what might he, else thnn what was around mo, a voice, liko that wo would ascribe to an nngel, fell upon my ear: '" Daughter ol earth, what is it thou socket in the abodes of the happy f Moth inks thy look betokens sorrow. Cnnst tell mo why thou nri sad T ' " " I looked in the direction whence the sound camo, nnd beheld n beam iful being rlothcd in libt, with a countenance all heavenly n mery expression and lin- oamonl. 1 would have lirweil nt Ins leel, tint lie restrained mo, and I replied: " 'Why I nm here, I know- not. Why I nm snd, Is btcatne my henrl i her.vy. ' Why is thy heart heavv . child of mortality T '" ' ' Because ii both been pi' reed by the sharp arrows of disappointment, nnd nil its henuiirol hopes cut oil' in the froidinoas nnd fullness, of bloom.'" ' Thou hast stiflered, tbeo, because of sin; for sin is !t: -anse of all evil. But -vlint woiildst thou de-ire con blt thou command the wishes of thy heart ? " 'To be with Aim.' " Be thy wi-h araot'd thee.'" " flaying which be vnni'hed, nnd all wns ns before ; 1 was alono in this strain: el y benuiifiil world. I won dered if should Indeed see my beloved, and In the absirbing diiciminn of this qucsli'ui, 1 forgot all else, even iho glory about mo. My meditations were all nt once uroKMi m upon oy anotner vniru, ii niuu; "'Alice!' " " Ah. well 1 knew its musical tones! and lltey thrill ed to my hear, with untellable swwetnoss! I wus in a moment in tho urms ot my own nrren. "All that we said 1 may not repent. Ho led mo llimuph Iho beautiful place, ard we talked ns of old, only that every emotion was purer nod holier. Hn told me that we must then part, hut Mint it would not lie long till we should meet ngnin, and then tho hand of separation would interpose between lis no more forever. Hn then led mo back to the earth, to the snot whence I had started, nnd tho world of which he was nn inhabitant was horno away from my sight. I wns under my favorite tree; but my heart from that day has been free from its load, and abounding with delightful anticipations. The saino thing has occurred repeatfdly since that time; aud I have experienced many similar ones, varied, however, in some minor and some essential particulars, But I will not burden your timo nnd patience, nor exhaust my little remaining "uKlui re(aiiiig mom. now mucti or laucy, how much of reality, or how much of disease in these visions 1 will uot say, though, ns I said, I have my be nrf, . " My lime is at hand I I feel the accumulating chills of death creeping through my system ! This is tho last time I shall he able to place my thoughts where you win oo privileged in road lliem !, The last! Ah, how that word has tilled hearts with gloom The last parting of lovers tho hist adieus of friends the last kiss of parents and children tho hist embrace of husband and wife! What n volume of woes is written in thul one word l-a-s-t! Its very sound is as the ring pi u lunurai Kiieii, sinning moiiriiiuiiy upon tlio heart! Sunn this heuting heart will he still, still forevor! soon the tears of dear ones will ho falling and I shall see them not! 8nnu tho ' clods of tho valley ' will bo mining upuu my conin, mm t snail tei tiiem not! "And is there uothiuu in tills slow but known nonrnnrh ot death to terrify and nfl'rightT Nothing, my dear friend, nothing I True, it is painful to part' with near and dear friends friends who wo nre assured have loved us long ami well, nnd to whom we aro attached by the tenderest lies of a fleet ion and avmnnthv. 7V,iV I say, is painful, but death is not tho dread monster we iook to ait our lives. At h ast to nie ho is not, for my treasure is in heaven ; my work is done, my heart is with those beyond the borders of mortality, and tho wiiuio jorce oi auraction draws mo thitiierwnrd with irroHistihlo tmWer. Dentil omi nnlv tin n terror In -nM, s have neglected to prepare for his coming; and, oh, hnw should feel at this hour if I had left unperformed his important duty? No heavon before mo f No union with the lovod ; for Warren was tnkenfull of hope to his Saviour. Dark. dark, darknil nronl.l I... dark! Now, more than tho noon-day light is before m my juui in iiiummeii wnu radiance irom tlie luce of iho ' Son of Righteousness,' nnd thero is not n cloud todnrken my prospect in nil tho heavon of spiri'nnl views. " How surprisinGly mv strength holds not! I nrnM. ed to he able to write senrcoly moro than a dozen linos, and here I nra yet. My friends do not deem me so near my end, or theso Inst moments would he monopolized by thorn; hut when toofeoblo to hold tho pen which 1 am now barely able to do, Inyiug at full length upon my bed with a convenient little arrangement bo-fore mo I shall still lincer mativ hours, so tht no in. justice is done to any, os theso hours will suilko for all me purposes ot last words nnd Inrowells. " Colder and colder crow my extremities. The languid current of life seems to bo gathering about my heart. Tho hand of death is upon tho sotirco of existence, nressimr tho vitnl nrincinlo out of its mortal tenement. A few moro throbs, nod the heart of Alice Moro ton will he still forevor ! " " " Yot a lilllo while, and I shall go away where tho weary find rest. Before mo is tho ' beautiful land,' of which 1 have so ofien dream ed. Thero severed ties shall be united. Thero I shall meet that kindred spirit that has long held watch for my coming at tho hithormost tower, nt the nearest gate, whero the rnndsomed enter. Pence bo wiih all leave. I ence with friends; pence with enemies, if have them: pence be with vou. mv dearest mid best frieml ! My stroiiL'th is cone mv hand scarce! v nbevs mv will it is cold and trembles, and Iho non will soon fall from my lingers. What I would say moro must ho dolayed until that meeting where death comes not. Allien ! Bright are my hopes, brmht tlio nrospect opening up in view ! Joy, penco. bliss nro mine ! Once mure, and till wu meet where farewells nro un known, adieu ! a Inst, long, hnal adieu! " Alick." Wo cannot bolter close this narrative, thnn with lieso beautiful extracts. A few hours niter she had written her name, her spirit left Iho world in pence. Her Inst gaze was upward ; sbo seemed toseo spiritual 'eingn, ami murniuriii mo names, ion ' and " war ren;" with the Inst adding. " I come," she departed. Render, draw your own mural from the life nnd death of the" ticiiooi, Mistiiksv" Knickerbocker (Possip. From tlio Knickerbocker lor April. Another characteristic ' screed from our friend and correspondent nt the beautiful ' Cily of Elms ' The other Hundny, 1 wns taking n walk with n friend no not taking a wnlk. you know that would not do in this region; but reluming home from church in un exceedingly round-about manner over East ami Fnir-llnveii wny. You must have heard of Fair-Haven, I think: fumon foroyslers nnd line-looking girls. The girls open oysters rough, jagged, barnacled oysters faster, they say, than four famished, able-bodied men could eat thorn nn a wapor. But for all that they dress charmingly, look brnutifully.nnd have plenty of mutiny to buy hiicIi t iook s ns the Knick-Knacks' nnd tho 'Reveries.' East-Haven is well known for n beautiful l-i ke, called Snllonstall; and for uu old church with 177(1' over its door; and for an old fellow, nhout whom I will tell a short story. ' Ho is nn odd, eccentric old man, aud swears win n he feels as though it would do him good. One day a gentleman was passing the old man's house, and saw him out chopping a big log of wood. Just before tho gentleman renched him, tho old man ceased work, lenned on his axe, and supposing ho wns alono, went through wiih the following soliloquy: ' Well, you're a nice, prudent old niati of eighty-live, nin't you? chopping nway nt nn infernal old log! You want to git tho rheiimniiam agin, worse than ever, don't you? chopping nway nt a blasted old log! Go into thn house, you old foul, and behave yourself!' And tlie old fellow threw lus axe over a lence. and went m. tin a cross-road between East and Fair-Haven, wo stopped at a little farm-house on a sidn-hill to see the pigs nnd chickens. There wns no joiner-work nhout the bains, sheds, and pons; but every thing was built by the owner as he happened to come in possession ot a board or picket; a gradual ndd-and-end style of oumiHig, inai is api io give a place a piciuresquu appearance. There was it boy in the cow yard, a very communicative boy, who gave us n good deal of infor mation touching rural nitairs. i don t know how much ha was calculating ' to get abend of a neighbor down tho road, in the matters nf cabbages nm) early lettuce, nnd it is not material. The sun-shino came down plcn-ointly nhout the barn-yard, nnd so wo rested on tho bars, and watched-uu old cow under n thatched shed, and two little dirty faroi pigs, making themselves sociable wiih a black hen, who coiild'nt see tho com pany aim was in, on account nf nn overhanging top- Knot; and listened io the muuicu cackling oi another hen up among the hay. There was soniethiua quint and good in the scene. The hoy told us that nn old nrown lint nailed on the nam wns lor wrens to iivo in; nnd In said when he woke up on summer mornings, ho could always hear them 'sinking nway liko every lliinti!' The boy's face liehtod up when he said it, 1 1 'spool it's rnuso I'm wirked,' hut I enjoyed those few momenta in the old barn-yntd morn ihnn I did the sermon lhat Hundny ; and it was n long sermon, loo, which makes it Hie more romarKntiie : Next lo a beet-steak smoothored in onions, or glass of brandy with ncu 'onto it,' I bore is nothing Mkmmy' loves more than independence. Ho gave a little touch id it the other day. I had noticed n keen-eved, peculiar sort ot a character in .Ikhmt's nle-hotiso; one nf those men who think that society ji nil wrong from hen in ni ni? to end. This mon wns excessively severe nn Yale Colleao. Having some little knowledge ol medicine, or varus, lie bad termed an idea that nil institutions of learning had banded together tor the express purpose nF putting him down; and as ho wns obliged lo battle itfjainst Iremoudousndds, ho frequently resorted to Jimmy's for nriiticial encouragement. He wns very graceful in his gestures, and if he had a fault, it was the amiable mm nf wuhsng to impart what ' ho knew to other who did not wish to know any! thing about it. Jimmy had no doiro to listen lu his n d republican notions. Jimmy preferred reading the New York papers, and wns seriously annoyed by Iho loquacious reformer. By wny of illustrating some point, the stranger said, addressing nimseii iojimmt; "Now, Sir, if myself nnd others did not frequent your place, you, Sir, could not Iivo a month !" 'It was the most unfortunate remark the stranger could hnvo made. Jimmt, alter Inughing at the nbsur-dity of the assertion, nnd naming over an uuconsumn-bio quantity of provision which his kitchen nnd cellnr contained, rommonded tho reformer lo leave his house. The strnmror nine, and pulling one hand in the brenit of his coat, (which wns buttoned lo his throat, as the next best thing lo a shirt,) nnd raising iho other to the reilinff. remarkrd in a trnoic tone of voice, that ho should no longer look upon Jimmy ns n ponllenmn of re lined feeling and m amove intellect; ami inai ne never more should visit Jimmy's establishment. Jimmy re miested him In nro no I. which he did with dreadful dipuily and flnshing optics. When Jimmy took his shutters down on Iho following morning, the strnnger wns waiting nn the slops lor a glass ni uranoy ana water. All of which goes lo -bow lhat Jimmy is independent ; and lhat rabid reformers have tome of the wenknessos incident to the human family.' Yst and wn wl-h yon would and ns two bushels, In the limit, (d those Kit I blnrk tut oce(dinjl)r llsvuruus 1 Drsfttins.' 1 A vfrmllllnn edict. Hnspeet Ihls A MnitKHH Btt.i.a. " Love in a cottage, indeed t ' said Lauretta one dny to one of her admirers, a senti immtnl swain. 41 1 do not fancy the picture. A cot tngo nl ways reminds mo of pigs, nnd poultry, nnd dirty children, nud sluttish women, and cents out nt el bows, nnd broken window, patched with paper, r snipped with old lints things thnt 1 hold in utter abomination. live me an elegant sufllciency a handsome house in the cily, splendidly furnished, in Iho most fashionable stylo a dashing cquippnge a wen tilled casket nf jewels a magnificent wnrdre.br circle nf gay and fashionable acquaintances a wealthy nnd indulgent husband and then perhaps I might think of hive." Ihtton Journal, The Concord Democrat is responsible fur tho following. It is decidedly rich: "Onnnt our exchnnges prai-ns nn egg which it says wna Maid on our table' by Itnv. Mr. Smith, Mr. Smith seems to be a layman, as well as a minister." Poctrn. Mrs. Gage has left McConnellsville, where she had a beautiful residence, for her now home in St. Louis. We find tho following In the last ilforgaii Herald. She leaves many warm personal friends in Southern Ohio : FAREWELLTO MORGAN! Dedicated to time the Loves. nv aunt fanny. Farewell to old Morgan! With its hills so bonny and green, Anil the valleys low where the corn-blades grow And the brooks go dancing between. Farewell to tho woods To tho bush, tho rock and tho tree ; Whero tho wild birds sing in the merry spring And the squirrels go bounding free. Farewell, I'm going away Uut never till I dio, Will my heart grow cold to scenes of old Loved ones, all, Good-bye! Farewell to our ville ! I've dwelt hero many a year: 1'vo been often sad but oftener glad My smiles have been moro than my tears. Farewoll to those homes That have welcomed mo many a day, May blessings fall on cottage nnd hall. As tho years go speeding nway. Farewell to the streets ! I've wondered through them long: To tlio mothers rare and maidens f'uir, And tho old men, .tried and strong, , Farewell to ctihh child, With its young litb, merry and light May its heart ho true nnd its sorrows few, And its pathway joyous and bright. Farewell to my pets ! They'll como in warmer hours And lilt their ho ads in the dear old beds : My loved and cherished flowers. Farewell ! May tho hands I'vo loved oft gather them here, And twine tho boquet on a summer day And think ot mn with a tear. Farewell to my homo ! Where I've loved and labored so long Where my children nil grow healthy and tall, As duty and lovo grew strong. Farewell to tho hearth, Hound which wo gathered at night: Wo shall meet no more, as we've met before. To chat in its ploasant light. Farewell, I'm going away Bat never till I die, Will my heart grow cold to scones of old. Friends, village, home Good-bye' A BALLAD. IIY JOHN 0. HAK, OV VKItMONT There lived an honest liherman, I know him passing well ; He dwelt hard by n littlo pond, Within a littlo dell. A grave nnd quiet man was he, Who lovod his hook and rod; So em ran his lines of life, His neighbors thought it odd. For seienco and for books, ho said He never had a wish; Nn school to him was worth a lig. Except n " irAool of Jish." This single-minded fisherman A double calling hid; To tend his flocks in winter time, In summer, tifdi for shad. In short, this honest linliorman All other toils forsook, And, though no vagrant man was he, He lived by "hook and crook." All day that fisherman would sit Upon an ancient log, And gtizo upon Iho water, like Some sedentary frog. A cunning iMliermnn was he, Mil angles wore all riht ; And when he scratched his aged poll, You'll know he'd got a bite. To charm the IhIi lie never spoke, Ami, though his voice was linn, Hn found the most convenient w.i Was just to " drop a line," Anil many n " gudgeon " of Iho pond, If made to speak tu-day, Would own with grief, thiti anoler hid A mighty "taking tcny." One day, while fishing on the log Ho mourned his want nf luck ; When suddenly ho felt a lute, And jerking caught a "duck" Alas! that day, the finhcrnian llnd taken ton much grnir. Ami being but a landsman, too, Ho couldn't ''keep the lo;.', In vain ho strove with all his tmghl. And tried In gain the shore; Down, down ho went to food the lili He'd baited oil before'. The moral nf this mournful tale To nil is plain nnd clear A single "drop loo much " of ruin, May makn a watery birr. And ho who will not "sign tho pledge," And keep Iho prnmmc Inst, May he, in spita of Into, a stifl Odd-H Vifrr man at last! Jkm-ousy or Parhots, Animals nre receiving a ' great don. of alleiLion. Mrs. lohas published annlh-1 r co onion ol nnocdoios, in which aho seema In prove that ihere is no passion, no virtue, and no vice of hu mnn homes, which cannot bo delected in the character of animals. Korexample, alio says: "Allanimalsnre Jealous ; and none more so than parrots, (inn belong, ing tti a young friend of mine was miserable when alio look charge of a canary fnr n friend, who wns to be absent for some time. From thn first moment Poll saw hor careaa tho slrnnger, she became sulky j would not speak, scarcely ate during the first few days, nnd not only turned hor hack upon her mistress, tint tried lo bitn her. Tho canary, one lino sunny morning, was lion un nt iho window loenioy the warmth, and in its ..Ii?. lo I f,.-tl, in nn.,fi.. - n. Tli bulit burst forth in one of Us sweetest songs, pnrrot listened attentively, with hor bend un one side, till the little warbler paused; when in the most pat ronising lone possible, sue cxci timed, ' r rutty well! pretty well!' nnd then, as if iu spite, alio vociferated thn most contemptuous ' Hn ! hat ha!' This same la ity's brother had also a parrot, who was very jealous of a much smaller bird than himself, nn whom his master lavisiicu many caresses, I hey wore placed in a room next lo the gentleman's bedchamber; ' and nno night he was awakened by the screams of his littlo favorite. Ho immediately rose nnd went to its cngo wiih a light, hut it wns too lain; tho parrot had, by some means, unfastened iho door nf his cngo, and, going to that of iho smaller bird, put his c Inw between tlie bars, drnggrd it to the side, nnd wns tearing it to piocos. I wna told of a parrot the o'hnr dny ,thut had been accustomed lo breakfast on oatmeal porridge; but on a recent occasion ine oatmeal was exhausted, negligence had not boon renewed. Accordingly, somo nnd Irom soaked broad wns put into Iho bird's snucer. He looked nt It for some lime, tnsted it once or twice, sat and apparently considered the matter t and (hen, dashing his bill in, he threw it all mil, first on one side and tlipimn the other, saying, betwooen each sputtered mouthful, 'Nasty mesa! nasty mesa!' The same bird heard a lady say, 'Oh dear! I have lost my purse!' nnd iminodiately exclaimed, ' How vtry prov..kiny !' " A Osi.ivonMuWinnw. Onpt.Sallwnter any his first es-rw to effect a matrimonial character, resulted in n i: .1... V... .l..'ili.,i;Avui,nMi manner so discouraging that ho don i oonevo no u over no miiuuni in iry u over ii-nm. " "' in ina: mi. oi scrvico ior some moniua, iioiicniYuu a mssiou lor si i rather mysterious young lady hoarding nt the samo ho tel. Says the captain, " I oonveyoii uor round to shops, ; shows, bulls, theater, churches, and every other place of amusement and information, nnd at last, when I thought things had gono 'bout fnr enough, square my yards and, says I, just as cool as a powder monkey Ma'am, I've been thinkin' I'd like to get spliced " "Spliced!" says aho as artless ns a turtle dove. "Spliced," snid I, "and if you've a notion, why I'm ready to share my luck and dunnage wiih you, ma'am!" She looked a sort nf taken aback at tint, but she ones nhout nnd, savs sbo "Captain. I've been thinkin' it my husband don't write soon, and send mo some money and a gold watch Irom Uaidorny, I d just os leave marry some hod y else as not, and il you II wait a lew days i u givo you tun preference I" Her husband had been gonn to the Pacific just four month, nnd horn was a Californy widow! I atood oil', after that, said the captain, srtBlTVAL. " la my wlla out nf spirits t" sall John with a ith, As her Vnics nf a tempest save warning ; " Quit out, sir, Imt cod," saiil th mstd In reply, " For ('aini fat frofifc fAfi awnns ' iltisccllani). We copy tho following graphic sketch from tho "Coton Plant." If "Smoker" continues as rich us ho opens, his letters will bo rend nnd laughed over rt-htheortily by everybody out of iho very numerous uranciieaoi iho "House" lumdy: SCENES IN WASHINGTON. The totter Writer -Illustrated by a Short Historv. I1T SMOKIER. Wo will call our hero Mr. Ilorio. fur he nm mn rB cibly in mind of those hall faced while evodw.. man nosed animals you see in tho West, famous lor breaking bridles, nnd win n lirmllv tied enrolv will. a heavy rnpu. stand with their ears hacked, looking unuiit-mmu miiigs. ivir. nurse is a loiter writer m Washington, nnd enn bo seen reariny ahuiLMbenvi.nim standing on his hind legs in tho rotunda, or looking surly in the gallory ns some member is knocking tlie urn u iii-cam ouioi n favorite bill. Mr. Horse is bind of piibliccornnnd stalks around the public cribs (ho is now in the opposition), and bncks his ears at mo sioek, well led pontes spavined hacks, and broken down thorough breds which feed iho Iivo long day, from year to year upon tho people's hay roosts (7) It . .....-uiii.u.hj muni io eo iir. norse inrii nwny irom scenes like tlioco " To shake his enrs ami grnio upon tho commons." Mr. Horse was born in Iho Slate of . was edurnted ' . years old, and his lile has been al most . Ho tried Inw und tnilcd. Ho tried poll- tics, und whether Hntnu. to lemnt him on in tlmt .n-t despora'o and linnrdoiis of all gimes of chance, was the cause, I optno not, but Mr. Horsn tried politics as I said and succeeded. "His man" wna lrnifl tii Uongreas, nnd Horse considering "his man" what ho had represented him, " the first mnn of the dny," pinned himself to " his man's " coal mil nnd camo on hero to Washington (bringing a family wilo nnd six children boys and Rirls alternately eighteen months difference in tho ages of each) io get a foreign mission. Mrs. Horse made oi tensive memoranda for lace at Brussels silks nt Paris linen in Holland Bohemian waro "nway over there in Gei many "all for hor friends, and alio had mndo up hor mind that her eldest Cecelia, now 17 years of aye, should not marry a Count, or Duke, or I'riuco. Ho, ambitions und hope-ful, Mr. Horse followed, wiih his "family," the Hon. Mr. Bnncomhe on to the Federal cily. Mr. Horse relied entirely on " his man " for promotion. Tho first thing " his man " did was lo kick him nil'. Afior great conllict of mind Mr. Hurso agreed to take a clerkship, and in pursuit ol it, wo find him. In the meanwhile : he writes letters. Ho dot the pulling forthick-headed Cut) cress mon log-rolls eels lilt minora .emilm. diets fuels and writes a lotieracolumn long, weekly, inriiiiy iionnrs n your. nir. iiom s wile is smart. end uecoiia i talented, ami so they manage pretty wuii. i uu lUHiouoi ntiimi- urns : 1'apers everywhere in weekly account with Mr. Horse Letter witter. Mr. Horse Six letters a week, nolttical. Con gressionnl nnd foreign, at f.'ill a year $300 00 rtirs nor.-e l itron letters n week, religious, gnsipping and domestic, nt $2" ayeHr... 7,r 00 Cecelia Four loiters a week on nil suhjeriM, with sketches of real life in Washington, or such like Total 200 00 Grand Total.. $.'7.1 00 Mr. Horse and his family got writing lo do, and what with here and there u littlo percent, for busings af tended lo, which mmo "occupied" M. C. turns over to him from his client (dividing the per cent) .Mr. Horse manages to live lo pick up littlo bits of news to ; amiso tuo puiitic mind to " extend his iiilluence," rx-I peeling " that clerkship " daily, with his eyes set on ! the mission which grows larger aud largor. Alter a while Mr. Horse trembles in the presence of n live in on-, iff. nun is nwe siricxen ni uio inougni mat he should over have so aspired. He regards tho clerkship therefore ns a snug nil air, and is ready to bo made doorkeeper of. There is i.otliins more mohnchnly tlnn the effect of the pursuit til' nlVn'it upon the mind, degrading, depraving it, nnd llius throwing upon the country niiiiuiilly Ih aisnmls of desperate men iu every o. immunity, rendy fr anything moan or dinhonoriible lhat will give them place, lotuly even for revolution war famine bloodshed, so they do Norm of the lighting, feel mme of the wnnts sutler none of tho calamities; ready for universal uproar and general con migration, u it win give ttiom an nitico, othce, oihce, only an nllico. finch is Mr. Hor-o one of " the thousand " letter writers at Washington whose manufac tured news nnd lured misrepreseiitniioii you may, un- sophisticated reader, have road this very morning with the ardor nf honest belief. Mr. Colton 1'lant, this sketch is preparatory. I am making up "notes" for you " in print ol the duet correspondents from bore, of the many papers in tho I 'nion, whoso assumed names nnd styles and characteriatics nu shall hnvo nt length. These gentlemen have fiom timo immemorial been having their Inn out nf the public, and therefore it is milling hut fair that the public should have (heir's out ol them. Look out for tun. From tho l.omlon Times, Msnii 'Jl. UNCLE TOM AND MBSTOWK IN ENGLAND. The" Uncle Tom " anti-slavery movement bus end ed as it began at Station! house, nil the messengers, missives, circulars, and other harmless projectiles launched from that mansion in November having been duly returned hist Salurday. Thero wero presi-nl about forty ol the Convention which nml iu Ihn first instance, ond, doubtless from a proper molivu of gratitude to iho real hard-workers of iho movement, there were present this time several oilier ladies, members of iho Society of Friends. Tho number id signatures lo the far-fimed, miu h lailded, and much-abused nd dress is .il-.,848, and thero Is scarcely a part of Her Majesty's dominions which has imt contributed. Nothing can bo more intelligible, more gratifying, nml morn utterly inconclusive than Ibis immeiiso number of signatures, nil of them, wo sincerely believe, genuine, respectable, ond subscribed heart and sou I. At least lhat number of British women hnvo rend t'nel, Tom's Cald n, have wopl over it, tlronmt over it, nnd half wor-hinnrd tho enchantress who roiild inrilto them nil forget their own woes in the fortunes of Filizns J nnd Toms, nnd Emilys nnd Cisays, in Kentucky and ! Louisiana. Of roiirso evervboilv wished in do son in. thing tor the nhlhorcaa, nnd a great ileal of misdirected gratitue found its wny into the pockets of British publishers nnd booksellers, iu tlio purchase of handsome illustrated copies., very indifferent prints, nml still worse music. Uut wneii people had rend and wept ""'l lmURl!t 'Y'.T ,,,;lf-Hloei..iea.,,icce, '. "'l h7, IVl n,e,wum,.,,( ,r ,l0 (l,u,r re awMw!nflmI tll alille tlie aentiuietit lor wnnt of expression ; the for nnr expect the opportunity of utterance, as ihey expert oilier luxuries. They could not make Mrs. Stowo either n peeress or a lady mayoress, or a Imly in waiting, or n lady patroness at Almnck's. Were she dead, they could subset ih lor a grand monument; hut, unluckily, aho is still living to wo hope, at least. The idea of a lady Mtgiou hut a limited c parity for dinners. It does not seem to have occurred lo tho people to have subscribed a neat purse of $100,001) or ' .. 1 1 " p T V .7 ,.y ",,v. "ln:n,l' I""" my hi uu, ing ,,co i , s. no Mrs. Stowo's admirers bethought themselves ol lhat invariable resou r co of hnlptna Enl'shmed, nn address not directly in Airs. Mm we, hut to tlm Induce! Amoiicn. So the address is now completed, and the signatures bound up in 2i large folio volumes. Thodocinnrnt it. self has burn illuminated on vellum regnrdles ponse. A copy is lo appear in tho Illustrated Asr, and nt least two hili.ilied Ihouinud Indies will lie re' juiced lo hear lhat iho original address nnd signatures are io no exhiimcd in a strong oaken cnau nn this day week, nt a mom in the Caledonian Hotel, Adelphi, whoro alt who survived the " lyin in stain" may run another ri-k of their lives. Hut this is only n beginning. Mrs. Blown is to receive the address with proper formality, whether here tir nt homo, we are not informed. Shu is, however, to be here bolero long, nod to divide tho honors nf the Benson with the Mndiun, also nn their wny hither. Tins is the pnrt of thn prospect which, wn confess, gives ns iho least satisfaction. What if Mis Stowo, whose bdry pen suggests so romantic nu idea id the hand thnt guides that pen, the fair form lhat own it, nnd the voire thnt must be slill sweeter thnn the speechless instrument, should, after nil, turn nut somrthimt less lovely thnn the ideal t Wo have a suspicion Hint even Homer and Virgil are better hid iu the mists nf nntiquily, nml would have gained little modit upon British a il. Ibw iinich beilor had Burns been no morn than un tine. particularly as tho highest npolheosia of the mnn wna it place in ine nxcuo! .Mrs. titowe s portrait Una nirea- dy rather widely dispelled smnoni-rc , ' ... ., . uhli', llioui:li, nl courso, unwarranted illusions. But Iho portrait wis a pnoiuErnpii and copied on wood in nn illustrated temporary, and not oven angelic beauty could survive thnt double ordeal. Now, however, wn nre to hnve the woman herself: the poetic mother of Eva the Sod mot her of Uncle Tom iho spiritual sister of the eserted Aunt Clo- , the frenzied Eli-ti,nml tliedesoMe Oassy tlm calm reprover of Marie, the converter of St. Clare, the woman who ha conjured up names more imperishable than marshals, scenes moto memorable limn pitched battles, and a story that may be rend when cities nro foraotien. Kossuth, however, ceased to bo a hero when be had touched llritish soil. hat if Mrs. Slowe should undergo anmoeininllv slrnnce transform' at ion in our eyes? Then will mmc npim the anxious pioshon, how are we to worship ht-ri li site were an ; Englishman we could timkn hor a ganger, or an Fmler S -cretnrv nf Slate, or n Consul nl Astrakan, nr nil Audi toi nl Bermuda, or a Treasurer nt Msutitiiis, or n i;l"Mi to the House of Common, or a Commissioner of Cus turns nil of them In turn the rewards ol Renins in this country. But what is to be done? drntitmln nnd hoinnuo of nil sorts ren u I re n certain community ol tastes, How shall wo treat ih great lioness of hop nge f Wo really feel much relieved to think ih il Mrs. S'owe is not in our hands, nnd are still further relieved to think that alia is in such powerful h inds na tho Duchess of Sutherland's. Willi the help of her new acquain- tance- from the Society (lf Friends, that excellent lady will be able to give Mrs. Stowo ns good a recoptioti us M.r. ,, cMiiiury mis uio nenil to devise. t Now, will our dear, testy, egotistical. Amnriran con-sins just accept this ns the true solution of theliitle Abolitionist elinlliiion iu this country? Wo nro really Uot going lo breed a servile u-nr in il.n Kt..lpR. in.lv ns Ihey keep np a running tiro on our aristocracy and !"' oi our iime-nonored system, we reninrK pretty freely upon their "domestic institution." In Jho present instance, howover. thov ousht to see noth ing moro than I ho patent fact lhat every English woman who enn rend, has rend a book which their country has bnd tho honor to nrodlicn. nml hnvinf? nn nllinr mnnrii ol expressing herndmirution nnd sympathy. Imssistied a paper against slavery, without a definite idea how wish is to be accomplished. If an English anther irnd eivon ihn BiimTih,. i.t tin. .n,..-ninii.Ii m-i,. V l! " l-i'sreesatid Haleys wiih buta tenth . ,-.,. ciiowosztul nH ,r,.., .... ,nd nil U.mln.id reu up,,,, snnnlannmisiMnhualioii, Hnmi the slave reasonably hnve been rondo ngninst tho f-rntnitoua character nf the nttack. But really America ha o 'i miic-rim. men iiu-. thank herself for this movement. Jf sbo will hnvo bo mucli miiivo genius, su much lire, such unetrv. such passion. sneh creative power nnd such a mastery over u' "i 'no wnoie world, then slit) mnst take the consequences, nnd one of those consequences will nsKiiredly be that the storm raised by her own children ir.ou on norsoll. it is written, "They Hint sow tho Wind shall rent. Ihn wliirluMrwl " nnd noi'xr ivm mo laying less painfully lullilled than in tho circum-stnnce of hnlf-a -million renders of nn Ainericnn novel nppealing to America to mitigate the evils therein exposed. How supremely blest would a thousandth part ol that reaction make any mdinniy novelist! Just imueifin a uhnlo nation nt the IVot of tho U'itish Government hescoching it to abate some grievance Mpusr-u ny iwr. .inmcs. How long would that gentleman retain the possession of his faculties niter such a purification? We aro inclined to think thai he would ehVrvesco nn tlio sool. uml die in thn odour nf sell-complacency. Mrs. Smwo con stand it. She is only encouraged to write on. Blio is giving to the world the n' Inai incidents on which her story is lotm-dcd. This is a perilous experiment. Sir W. Scott is thought to h tvo marred the interest of his tales by n like step, liut the present is a question of nctual politics an well ns of amusement, and the interests of truth will certainly be better served by facts than by f ibles IMPORTS AND EXPORT 8. The people of the United States aro entirely too ex travagant. They buy more (ban ihey soil, and cause queiilly are getting in debt "over head nnd oars." It is timo that they should pnusonnd inquire, 'whither niw ? iroooif;! jmsniiai oi extravagance, ii continued, will involve tlio country in universal bankruptcy.At the port of New York nlnne, the imports for January showed an excess over tho same month of Inst year amounting i fj,4s,873. Tho imports tor Fob-rnnry showed a little larger increase, arnonniine to $H ":t2,4 11 ; and tho imports for March, wo see by statements just published, show Bit excess of !f(i,R'jr, Il'-Mij making n totnl increase in imports for three months as compared with hod year, of $17,487,143! Tho exports (or the three months diow u decrea$(,nor Iho corresponling time last year of $:i,47") 811. This large inciense in import, tho New York pnpers say. is not confined to dry goods nlnne, but has extended to nearly every cla-s ol general meivbnrdise. This disparity is great, nnd it seems lo m that iho facts involved must excite a gond deal of atleniion Irom the commercial community. Tho stnte of things indicated is not of n healthy character. If Iho latne ratio nf increaso nml decrem'O should continue for nny great length nf time, it would nf itself produro revulsion and a crisis. The totnl value of imports for Iho three months above mimed were J."10,Xli;,78l Tho exports during die same peth d were 'JC.2-1M78 Showing r balance againtt iho country of.. $'J4 0!lO,3o:i In other words, Iho country h is run in debt in the space of throe mouths, for foreiirn merchandise, over twenty, four millions of dollars! And this sum must he j If there bo tho who ar nnt awnre tlmt tlm oonnh of the United States are running into cxtravngance, b't i mem iook ai u tads ami futures. j'tHsMirgb Votl. Tho Post is a stilxdantial I.ocofoco paper. Tho aboyt) shows that the views and opinions advanced by Senator lln.opniiA.ii, and upon which wu commented, nro nttrsc'ing attention of oilier menihnrs of tho Loco-loco party. As we In f.ro observed, ibis is not a party question. It is one nf busine.H. Ii should bo regarded ns a business ntl'.iir, nml be treated as we would a cane of iho kind on the part of a private citizen. WHAT WE ARE GOING TO WEAR. Wilms, of the om'.ofrtri.discoiirsestlius pleasuntly aud properly on (lie above very seasonable and important query. Our Indy friends especially, begiu In feel its furre, und visits lo Snowpkn's, and Suan.hy & Hall's, begin to be alarmingly prevalent. Wo Imve not yot soon nny of thoso leghorn bonnet hi our capital cily. But we shall not bo long behind: j No man is ind liferent lo his coMume, unless, peril apt, Hi" pel fee tod dandy. (Junkers me proverbially parti-cnlnr about the style nud lil nf their clothes, and il his been whispered to us by those who hnve the very heal means of knowing, that our broad-brimmed brethren nr" ns conscious of llieir uniform ns yi uug cadets nnd midshipmen nm of ihpir. This is excusable, for human nature tins alw:is been vanquished by u uniform. Stephen (iirard, it is said, made a print ol dresning shabbily, nud showed ids vanity thereby ; for if he had been iniiilfeioiit to this personal nppeHrnnce, ho would Invo made n point of nothing with repaid to it. Our worhy neighbor. Horace (ireeley, it is also said, is not quite unconscious id the effect nr of the celebrity nf his White Coat ; else why, in tho name of all that is vnriegaled, should hu renew Iho ghostly garment ns pertin tciously though by no menus ns nltenns tho field renew their livery of green. No man, wo repeat, is iuditlerelit to his attire, except the ter feet itnudy t and ho is indilVerent only when, nnd only hicnuso, he knows his coslumi to bo fntiltleta. "Tlio unconscious is Iho alono complete," und tin complete is the nlnne unconscious, but to tho point what is going t b worn ibis spring? Hals, among other things. The Inil, thcnph it is a work of supererngnlieii, the head being that ulily part nf the human body which nature herself hath clolhod, is, nevertheless, tin first of the five great points in n finished costume the clothine of the neck being tho second ft ho raimnit of iho hands being tlio third, tho covering of tiio feet being the fourth, nud all tho rent being the lifih. Hals nre, Ihcruioro, the crown and glory of human nature. Tlio fashionable hit is never at a stand-still. Il is always expanding or contracting, lis brim widening or nnnnwiug, its crown rising or lowering, iis shape bell-ing or steople-ing. For a phase of fashion lo maho tho circuit of tho fashiomible world requires about two years. Parisian gonitis pro. dtici-a ii; London adopts bnl vnri it; New York copies, yet modifies Loiid-oij Boston, Philadelphia, Nw Orleans lollow Now York but eiich linvea upon the imitated shape en impress of iu own; California, Oregon, thn S.mdwirh Islands, Australia lake it up at length; nud so the hVhion goes round I bo glnhe. The present New York hat ii largo, bigli, atnoplo-idiaped, with a brim of medium breadth, ami much curled nt tho aides. The provailing I.ondnu hat ia snia'ler, with a narrower brim, nnd, therefore, iho tendency nf the Now York hat is tovvnrds reduction and abbreviation. The spriug hat is a knowing hat, and makes nn inpi nilicnut person look liknsomebody. Thopxtrcmn curl is much ulhnled by the guy youth nf this metropolis. kr summer, tuero nro in roe siyiea ready lor introduction, na toon ns the thernmmnler become nmre settled, nameW, long-napped beaver, nf various Hht colors (not white) felt, for common use, low crowned nml wide htjmmed; chip-straw, a la nmnteur ynchimeti nml hunt tJnb, with blnek rihh.xi und black edpit.g quite tho saVr hoy. This is nil we know about lints, nnd should not ,nv kimvvu so much, but for the oldiging coinnnuilMiivoness nf those groat bgh's iu the hailing world. M,.Mrn. Boebo, Leary, Uenin. Kimx nnd .lame. Wnli regw-d toenps, their mime is Union. They nre more worn lhai. formeily, owing lo ihnex-tr- mrt eloenncoof Muneof It- ,,i ,v,,. Checked is the fworili pattern f ir th-v imit-rid ' i no mine, nm g g in give r..,rii n tilth om 0 mop' rxcellent, durable, vcuernhlf ,...lnrn surb ns our grandmothers wore, only finer. ,d n million limes nmro tieceming in shape, i no prevniv;II;. desire is to procure leghorn nf uninun.-iimhl" lim-tir- nm incoiitiugly prices hnve bei-n paid which woiiw I,,. extravagant, only th- leghorn fdiriu will lust a g"iiv atii.il or two Fifty dollars is n common price fr tho' belter kinds. These bonnets nro larger, nud cover i tins face tuoro than formerly, nml are adorned wiih white foal her. They impart a tiuly pious air to the contiieiinnces bene.dh them, though the amsxing breadth ol hair to which Ih" Indies nro now nddicird somewhat diminishes ltd rtfecl. Tho leather hou nels we may hero observe, nre not leather bonnets, but nro merely trimmed with leave cut from leather. we nnvo seen several npm-woi k straw Inmnei imm Paris, winch are profusely mtnilicd wiih gold, in the form nf loaves, sprigs, e'e , which imp it l a "pimpled i in ct. iney iook vnry pretty over a pretty lace, and when the rent nl theaillre accords t-or d n, ut en nnd lilne serin In be ninoni; the I ivorite colors, (ire is liio bisl color to choose for n summer dress ; nature should be allow d the monop-Ov nt it. nnd Indies aeon in distant field should show like prsinn flowers, nol be lost in Ihn sea of green aroiiu I them. Gentlemen will tnnkn ti better choice. Tho two colors for mill a aro In bo blue and clnret; but when wo any clnret, we mean claret y, clnret having nice ly piy en the hint and tho cUret-v shade-, being n numerous ns tho brands of el-ret wine. Mulberry is n lavoiite shniU na it haa the snlety nl black, wiibout ibo)-ouiilry- oousin s-Hunday-cotil ellert nl that highly resk ctible color. Velvet collars still find favor with nll.oscopt those who disrnrd evetythuig the moment it let'omes ' , 7 K """"""" ' . . . .... , nrj fiiiin ii mr wi-nr vbi-i i.-oiar, just now, than they would commit piracy or eht with (heir knives, or do nny other moustrous deed entirely nli-ioan and not to be contemplated without horror. Tho pantaloon patterns, this spriug, nre some of them of in nlnrming nature. Wo nro pu.xled to describe th am. We saw one, the other day, which, when made up, will give lo the wearer the appearance of walking upon a pair of crosses, one broad stripe going down ttie front of enr-h leg, and one stripe crossing both nt the knees. There is an odmirablo simplicity in Ibis design. A very favorable stylo is that which is cnlled "tho hoot pattern," and the peculiarity of it is, lhat just nt lhat point where iho hoot is supposed to begin, the material changes color, becomes either lighter or darker. When tho difference of shade is great, the effect is that of a broad, long patch, beginning just below the knee, nnd terminating only with ihn garment itself. Tlie patterns generally nre of the bold and conspicuous sort. Vests will be somewhat more subdued. Carpenter of Philadelphia, and Monroe, of (his cily, hnvo just imported some of tho daintiest patterns. An effort wilt he made to bring low shoes nnd melnllic buckles into fashion, when the senson is a little more advanced. Certainly, of things worn upon feet, a low shoo is the most clef nm, Nttvtloudog, tho best companion of man, among the brute crcniion, j a cano. Tnerefore, the infinite varioty ond remarkable excellence of modern walking sticks must boa very pleasing subject of contemplation, both lo tho inquiring nnd to ibe benevolent mind. Tho variety i wonderful. A mnn may have a largo stock, and yet have no two nliko. They nre mado of every possible substance wond, ivory, whalebone, India-rubber, iron, steel: in every possible size, from Iho heavy father, as thick ns a crow-bnr, ond with half a pound of gold lor a head, to thoso faint intimations of splinter, sported by young gentlemen nn Saturday who (let u.i hope) wore whippid with thicker ones on Friday. Amidst this profusion, the favorite styles nt present aro iho thiti'tuntnniii; nnd tho thin-peculiar. It is held 1o be nn honorable thing to bo the posressor of a cane which U like no other in Iho universe. It was supposed that thn India rubber cm es would become favorites, and ihey would hnvo done so, only it was discovered that they bnmk too easily. Tho process of hardening the material renders it brittle, while its elaslicity tempts tlio wielder of tho cane to bend it an inch loo far, nnd it is shivered into fragments. Yet, wiih this drawback, the India-rubber canes ore light, elegant, convenient. But lids is nn inexhaustible snhiecr. aud we must conclude with advising every one to dress as well as .,.. ...nio nun in, nnni-iBttuiMu iii, mm, "ii uu uccu-ioiifl, to present himself in us ngroenhlc a guise as possible, to his admiring friends. I.iTTf.K W i i.i.i r. It is hard to lio upon abed of sickness, even though that bid ho of down. Nauseous, ti o, is tlie healioi! draii-'hr, ihoiieh sinned from a sil ver cup, held by n loving hand. Wearisome are the days, nights, even wiih iho spooking oyo of love over your pillow. Dear Hi tlo Willio ! you were ns much out of plnco in that low, ibirk, wretched room, ns ail nncel could well bo on earib. Meekly, in tho footsteps of Him who lovcth little rhildieii, wore thoe tiny feet trending 1 atiently, unmurmuring, uncomplainiimly wero those racking puiim endured. A tear, a contraction of the brow, n slight, involuntary clasping of the nitennated lingers wero tho only visible signs of ngony. What n joy to sit beside him ! to take tlio little' feverish hand in mine to smooth that rumpled pillow lo pass ibe tangled locks on thnt transparent lorohead to h-arn of one, of whom the Saviour says, Of such is the Kingdom nf Heaven." But never did I bb-ss God so fully, so gratefully, for the gilt of song, ns when with lhat Utile sensitive heart held close lo mine I made him forget his paiti by some simple strain. I had sung fnr my own nmusement, I had sung when dazzling light, fairy forms, nnd festnl Imuis wore inspiration; but never with such a zest, and with such a Ihnll of happiness as wbep in thnt wretched room. I soothed iho sulfermgs of "little Willio." The garland-crowned piima donna, wiih half the world at her feet, might have envied mo the tightened c'nsp of that little hand, the suffused, earnest gaze of that speaking eye, and thnt Imlf-whispered, plaintive ' one moro! Willie is so happy now ! " Ay ! W llhe ts happy now ! Music, such ns only the h)eMW .nr, fills his soul with rapture. Never a dis coidnnt note comes from the sweet harp swept by tlmt cherub hand, while forever lhat maiesiic anthem rolls nn, iu which his infant voice is j lining, " worthy the I.nmh ANOTHER AMERICAN VESSEL BOARDED BY A BRITISH CRUISER OFF CUBA, We have received intelligence of another outrage on the American llig. As usual, nu American vessel has been lired into, forced to heave to, nnd bonrded by the crew of n Hiiiish innn-of war. It is not staled whether our countrymen were ill used or not ; but wo darn any Capt. O'is wn very , roperly linuled over the conla for having thenndncity tosnii under tho 'atnra and stripes.' Siill, in view of the apparently acknowledged right of foreirni rs to board our vessel and insult our Aug, wo nr bound to admit lhat ihn Fnglidimaii displnvcd a very creditable nnaUfnlion in respecting lifo and prop-eriy. Tho particular ntn narrated in Iho following lomr: h Havana, April 7, 18"3. James Gonnon Bcnmitt, R'., Nkw Yohk fUnALn : Dear Sir: Please publish Hie bdluwhig, ns reported by Capt. James Oils, of ship llarriey of Badi : On the morniiiR uf Much 3Ut last, running from Double Headed Shot Key, wn lired at by Her Bri-tannic Majesty' steamer Devastation (ns she wns afterwards found to be); hoist d bis colors, nnd hovo the main topsail nbnek. The steamer, after steering sev eral ditierent rnnrsi a, mine up nnd told him (Captain Otis), "he should send his heal on board." Capt. Otis replied" I do not enre whether you do or nnt." The steimer did send her bont elf, wiih two officers in her, and demanded bis papers; went below and scorched iho ship, nnd detained her over an hour, with a ten knot I treezo. Alter sm1 further parley, iho boat left the ship, and Capt. Otis filled awny upon his course. As for myself, my mind is mndo up lhat thero is not nu Englishman nlhmt that shnll examine the papers or search tlie vessel which I have charge "f, short of using coercive menHiiros, Itespecifnlly your obedient servant, A. JKWETT, Bark Faiih, of Portland. This is the second nnt rage of iho kind wo have had to record since iho 1st nf January. Wo copy iho ahovo from tho New Y'ork Herald, tho special organ of tho dominant party in New Y'ork. Whnt is lo be done about this T Wo have not heard of nny orders from the Navnl department directing the hips of war to cruize i ft' lhat const, nnd to punish the audacity of this British cruiser. We nil remember how terribly indignant tho Statesman and kindred Locoloco print were, if any incidents of this kind happened un dor tho WhigadminiatrniUu. Now, n T.ocnfocn is President, and these hiiubs do not cease. Wo hnve had plenty of Iho .VtJ 4(1' bluster nnd blow. Shall we have a repetition of tho old t!lD fizzle? Again wo nk, will I'lRRcr. declnro wnr to nvoi)fe this ense, or will he negotiate, na his predecessors havo donor The mailer set forth in the following; article from tho Philadelphia Sorth American is worthy of coni sidomiion by northern men. Wo havo no desiro to seo the slavery question nnin brought into Congress, but if a territorial bill is to be dt tented because it i feared ibe territory may ripen into a free State, then it is time Unit northern Senators wore looking into it : This lerritorhl project continues to attract more than ordinary ntt -Milton in a variety ol quarters. It appears that iu tho Senatorial debaie which resulted in (he dealli of tho bill org iniziug tho new territory. Senator Atchison, nf Missouri, a man nf mnrk and inlhtenre in hi pirty und the Senate, of which ho is the presiding ntlicer, took tho floor ami deliberately opposed tho bill, on (he ground that slavery would bo excluded from tho now territory nuder the Missouri Compromise, and as long as that was the case he would not desire to see that territory organized. Ho did not think it at all probable lhat the Compromise referred to ciuld bo repealed at the present time, and ihereforo thought the whole subject hail belter rest. This speet'h seema to havo denied the rate of the bill, and since tho session closed, it has boon copied and commented mi in nil sections of the country. The Now ork Post takes the position that ns iho sixth secliou of the hill incorporating tho territory, gnvn the legislature power over "nil rightful subjects nt legislation oonsis-tent wiih iho c hsiilutiou and laws of the I'niled Siat j." and no others, 1 lie institution nf slavery must biM luded from the territory by virtue of ih0 Hlh section nl tie bill ndmuiinp iho State uf Missouri into the, I'liiim. ned which is well known ns the Missouri .ompromis,'. 1 ho section i" an lellows : ' Jndtie it further enacted, That in all territory ceded byrunen in the I'nited Hint ft, under filename nf "l, which lies north of thirty-six degrees nud ilnriy mm,),.,, (irih latitude, not included within the linn's oi tno st-de co (em plated by this net, slavery and iiivolunlarv rvitedo otherwise thnn in Iho nun hhn.ent nf crimes v.eivef the parlies ahall hnve been dulv convicted, sh-irt ,0 nnd ia hereby forever prohibited " Tins provision hot b. iiu :,biog,i1e.l by tho bill in question, or by any law ot tht. I'niteil States, the Post contends tlmt it slill r-Uimins in Vr,o, nml thnt cntise qtiontly the tenitoriid legidnlure Wihl bn prohibited from legislalitif on th subject. On thn other hand iho New ork F.xprest atones thnt iho pilnciple ol the compromise bd! of 185U is, that hereafter leirilorir shall come into the I'ainti us Stales, with nr without slavery, a the people thereof nmy determine; ami ihouc.li tlne bills only ipply this principal directly to New Mexico and tltnh, still the F.xpresa cmpi-nda that it wns Intended to appy lo nil etir territories. The repress ndda lhat slave nro nhemly held by (he settlers in Nebraska. Meantime Iho a (fairs of Nebraska, are in the hands of tht Commissioner of lndmn At- fairs, who, nt the preset): time, is ait Ohio gentleman. Well informed Washing on correspondent of various '"papers, siaie, contideiitiy, that tho lull will ho nnlont v prespod at ihe next stssmnot Couurnss, when many I ,,mo. (H,opi ff nr anotuer Btl((ry coniesi.
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|Full Text||VOLUME XLIII. COLUMBUS, OHIO, TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 1853. NUMBER 35. Ukfklti l)ia State Journal 18 PUBLISHED AT COLUMBUS KTBRT TUESDAY MOHN1NO, BT SCOTT ft BASCOM, jomuhi scimmos, maa am rust niKnt mtearoi ok mat. TERMS-Invariahtyin adranet: In Colnmtms, 92.00 STr; by mall, 91.60; clubs or four ami upwards, (1 'io of U-o and upward, 1. 00. Tin: DAI LY JOUHNAL ts furnished to city Bubsrrihfrs at 96 00, anil by mail at 8li.ni) a year. T1IK TUMVKKKLV JOURNAL la W.00 year. It A TKS OF A It VER Tl SIN (Tilt Tint WEEKLY JOURNAL 111 i a sonar, CO 76,1 001 251 "Ga 213 60 4 00 6 00 0 60 8 00 U squares, 761 261 762 268 604 006 006 008 Will B iquMrwi, 1 001 76 i 263 604 606 000 600 0011. I aqasrw, I squars, '4 column. Mi column, I eolumo, 1 262 253 604 01)6 OOfi 00.0 0010. 14. chitiKM monthly, 20 a year; weekly . eliftnjfitaliln qunrtirly ehntigwdile quarterly changeable ipuirterly 10 liiiM of thU aliM type la rwkrawl a square. AtlrflrtlsMiwnta nrdwmt on tlie InMila McliMlrly, double the abnvn rates. All lewloU notion charged double, and measured an if mild. righted 0tory. THE SCHOOL MISTRESS. IIY TUB AUTHOR OF 'Massacre at Wyoming," "Lily of Castile' "Avenger's Doom," etc. CHAPTER V. " TDK I. A IT OF EARTH. " frOfc&f Concluded. I One desire moro was to ho orntified. ami then Alice wns ready to " go in peace, at nny moment Hm meg, sengor should como in call for her. This wns to son onch and all of Imr pupils, nnd bid thorn nilieu. A tiny was not apart For this purpose, nnd word wna sont to each nno to he there. At f ho oarliost allowable hour hor room wni thronged with those donr ones she loved, nnd who loved hor so well. Sadness wns on their laces, tour, in their eyes. One by one she took them by the hand, drew them to her, and imprinted on their lipa the parting kin. It wna a mournfully beautiful scene. To all she had some word of ad vice. Shu know their dispositions, nnd suited her counsels to their various enscs; and thoso Inst words made n deep nnd indelible impression on mnny of their minds. Gladly would wo put all that wns spoken on record, but it would swell our little story beyond it limits, nnd we limit bo content with n few samples. Mnry Worburton was tho first to present herself, being the olihrnt of the school , and therefore looked up to by the rest as a kind of louder. Hor band trembled violently us she took that of her former tenclinr, nnd her heart heat heavily, u though n load was upon it. " Mary," said Alice, ' yon worn always a kind nnd nlT-jctionuio child, and a dutiful scholar. Your noble conduct saved mo much trouble and mnny trials in the management of my school. You have my thanks But, Mary, the world is full of snares nnd disappointment!, nnd with your anient and affectionate disposition, yon will be linhlo to meet with either deceit or disappointment. Net a guard over your heart. Bo gentle and kind; but he wise. Trust not to appear o iicet, they are too often deceitful. In matters of duty fl let your heart nnd conscience dictate; in matters of unuiuu 101 juuKiiirin ueciuo; mm in encu case ioiiow the course pointed nut with firmness and unwavering roiolution. I shall sen you no more, nnd would gladly say more, but my time is short, I nm very weak, and llioro are many others to whom I must speak. Rn. member my words, ponder on them, and ns you advance in years you will more thoroughly understand and appreciate them. Fnrowoll, my dear Mary ! May fc ) Jiod blosaynu !" 'JW Mary could restrain her feelings no longer. She I threw her arms about AUco's neck, and burying her lace on her bosom, hurst into tears. Alice wns moved at this u ii looked for display of tenderness, and gently 1 laying her arms nronud the weeping girl, held her to her heart and lot hor weep. Next camo Susan Wood. I o liur Alice said : " You nre blessed with a sweet disposition, Susan ; you cannot benr to inflict pain, nnd nro always ready with aid and sympathy to relieve sull'enng. I pray God no blight may ever come upon your heart. Watch ov ar it, and keep it free from all wicked thoughts. You hnvo no sins that 1 run reprove you for, nnd but low find Is. O, never let them become bnd ones, my sweet child. Keep your heart pure and guileless. II' you over feel like doing evil, think of what your dying mistress tells yon that tin altcayt causes someone pain, either of body or wind, and never does good to any body." Shu then bid her adieu, aud Sarah Miller took her place. "A lino mind nnd generous disposition nro yours, Sarah; but you have ntrong passions, nnd must keep them In subjection, (hiod nnd evil nro both strong with vou. Nourish the good mid kill the evil. You love flowers, and think lliem very beautiful, but dislike to see litem overgrown with weeds. Your mind may bo compared to n garden whoro the flowers and the weeds nro both growing together. You know how much cultivation tho (lowers need to bring I hem to perfection, nnd how easy the weeds come up and Nourish. So it is in your heart; the (lowers there need to bo nourished ami carefully tended. Try to do no by lliem. Do not let tho weed grow up and choke them, but p ill tbeso latter up by the roots, and keep on pulling then np until they art all destroyed By tho weeds, I m cull auger nnd envy, nnd all the other evil passions tint tniiko you leel had niter they nave been ci cited. Jajr'''!), to try to do as she has been telling you V T" i.o i ...:n i t ... ..i i i.i i i ways feel so bad when I do wrong. will try never to tlo so any more. "That's a good little girl. Now kiss mo, nnd say sonddivo," With moist eyes nnd compressed lips camo Alice llano, with a full and heavy heart, but a wilt to matter its outward expression. Iler dying tenchor look her hand, as she snid, with emotion: " Alice, my namesake, mi over kind and dutiful child, my heirt yearns towards you, as it does towards all the rest, but to you, n.)rliapn, more especially, becauso an untried, and, 1 fenr me, an unfortunate future lies' before you. 1 fenr for you more than for the others 1 love, because a world of feeling li-a buried, in your biisom beneath a calm exterior, which seldom betraying tho emotions ol the soul, will bar you from sympathy, when the deep feelings of your nature w ill require such sympathy in a pre eminent degree, O, Alice, my dear child, I see in you n counterpart to myself, (jed grant you may never know what 1 havo known, never endure, what I hive endured! Ah, tlio schooling of tie henrl In bury its struggling emotions, tu hide its wounds In m Mix ey es of Ibo world I May that dn ailed lot never he your fate ! You know not, Alice, the linfallmmed well of nllectton that lies deeply hidden ID your henrl. When its waters gush nut, fiod grant Ihey may Mow in peace, nnd not he driven back ngaio, ever mom to know the quiet peace that now rests upon their undisturbed and placid repose. Uut you cm hardly understand what I have said, though I be day will come when my words will come borne with foil force to vourcotnnrclieiisi iD, ami you will fcrl what now may seem a mystery. May tho awakening to this realization bo full of toy ami liappinosa, and unalloy ed by dissppointmout or anguish! Give your young heart, with all its wealth of love, to the Saviour ; nnd learn In youth to draw comfort nnd strength from the vfountain-head of consolation j and then, should the evil uay como, you win noi u u-ii wiiouui iimjh, id utiiik the hitter cup of sorrow in utter darkness, (live the Spirit of Pence a homo in your heart, and in prosperity Hii indwelling will be a source of exquiidte joy, while in adversity Ho will most truly aud emphatically be the comforter, whose presence alone can send sunshine into the soul, ami liittng its attections irom tlie world enable them to dwell above the clouds, whoro the light of day is never obscured, but abides for ever in und immed glory, while the shadows nnd tho glooms nre all beneath. " I fear 1 have said too much that will astonhh rather than ins tract you, but my loehngs led mo away. You will know all in time. Treasure up my words. Keep your thoughts pure. Guard well your heart nnd its llectluns. And whatever fortune awnttsyoii, took hp; east your ryes keatenieard and keep them fixed alove the rtaeli of adreriity and the trees of life. Pluce your Ircns ttres where the touch of lime cannot elV'ct, tho blight of care corrode, or the Hoods of mlsiortunn destroy them. Forget not my words. God bins you, Alice Hano! Adiru!" Aline tried to speak, but the eftbrt terminated in breaking down the Inst vestige of self-control the mastery of feeling until now maintained) nnd with melted heart and a Hood of tears, she foil upon her teacher's bosom, weeping and sobbing as though her heart would break. It wns a long time ere alio could be constrained to yield her embrace, and then with n mighty exercise of will. lint we must pnss from this part nf our subject, tho' it is so full or melancholy beauty, and hasten to the end. One by one the scholars took their leave, then all received a general farewell salutation, as in a body l hey retired, nnd the Invalid was once more alone. During the Inter periods of her sickness, alio had spent much nf her leisure|