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CITY OF BEO WNVILLE, NEMAHA COUNTY, N. T., THURSDAY , JULY 1, 1858.
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MISS MARY TURNER,
I LL1NER AND DRESS MAKER.
1 Si Street, one doer abovo Oarsons Baak.
j BROWN VI LT.K, X. VT.
( fids and Trhiunings always on hand.
C. V. WHEELER, .
chitect and Builder.
3rovnvillo, 3T. T.
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CTORNEY AT LAW,
SOLICITOR L CHANCERY
Heal IMale Agrciit,
CROW k villi:, n.'t.
Hon. Wm. Jessup, Montrose, Ta.
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J John V. i'"t, Cbicaj, 111.
Win. K. M Aliisier, - -
Char'.rs 1 1-,Kt, " " "
. U. W. Furras, Urownvil'.e, N. T.
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J. HUT A- SfiV,
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Oreeon, llolt County, Missouri.
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. 1. tvery art Lie in our shopis manufactured
ttrselresand wnr-ir.trd to civeatistartii.n.
J AC OH SJFFORD,
zirncy and Counsellor at Law.
XEKAL INSURANCE AND LAND AGENT.
1 And Notary Public.
? KEBBASKA CITY, N. T.
fU.X. attend prTiptly to all bnisne?! entrusted
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; E. S. DUNDY,
-TTORNEY AT LAW,
. - R(ER, RtcnAnPSON CO. Jf T.
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M. B. GABR1T.
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?OT8 AND SHOES,
f No. f!7 Main Street.
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T--sr. LOUIS, MO.
NEMAHA LAND AGENT,
SURVEYOR & XOTART PH1LIC,
Will Eclcct land, iurcsticate titles, pay taxes, &.c,
cither in Kansas or Nebraska ; buy, sell, and enter
lands on commission; invest in town property, buy or
tell the same, and will always have on baud correct
plats of townships, counties, &.C., showing all lands sub
ject to entry, and where desired will furnish parties liv
ing in the states with the same.
Bcin; the oldest settler in the county will in all
caseR be able to give lull and reliable information.
Address A. L. Coate, cither at Browuvilleor Nemaha
City, Nebraska Territory. 6m-42-v2
DANIEL L. McGARY,
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fVill practice in tbe Courts of Xebraska.and North
Messrs. Crow, McCrcary & Co.,
H .n. James SI. Huphs,
lion. J. hn R. Shoply,
Hon. J imes Crais,
St. Louis, Ho.
St. Joseph, 3Io.
Hon. Siius w o,Uson,
Judge A. A. Bradford,
S. F. Nuckolls. Kq.,
Nebraska City, N. T.
H. M. ATKINSON,
Surveyor and Laud Agent,
BROWNVILLE, N. T.,
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trict: surveying town sites, and subdividing lands;
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distant dealers; file declaratory statetctnentJ of in
tention to pre-empt ; mako out pre-emption papers;
and always on band to look out claims for actual set
tlers. REFER TO
W. W. Fanner, M. I)., New York City,
Sewal k Withinjrton,. Boston, Mass.
Kev. T. W. Howe, Fataskala Ohio,
Col. W. E. Atkinson. "
George II. Nix. n, Register Land OEQce. Rrownvillc,
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BltOWNYILLE, N. T.
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T. L. Price do Missouri
Austin A King do do
K S. Ravre it Co., Glenwood, Iowa
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April 8. lSrS. v2n41-1y
A. D. KIRK,
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Archer, Richardson Co., .V. T. '
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LOT AND- LAND AGENT,
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HARDING, KIM3QUGH CO,,
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HATS, CAPS & STRAW GOODS,
Ko 40 Main street, bet. Olive and P"t
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rartieul.ir attention pia to manufacturing our
finest Mole H!g-
" REAL ESTATE AGENCY.
CEOBUE CLAYE3. w- LEI- .
Real Est ite and General Agency,
OlIAnA. CITY, N. T.
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James Wright. BrCr. York,
Win. A. Woodwtrd, Esq. "
lb.n. K. Wood, Ex-Uov. of Ohio, Cleveland,
Wicks. Otic and Urowncll, Bankers, "
Al-ott A Ilurti.n, ' .
t"l. U.iberl Campbell, St. Lcni!,
James Kidgway, Esq.
Craforn and Sackett, Chicago;
OmwhaCity. Aug.3(1.185B. Tlnl3-ly
T. E. IIAYCOOK.
Attorney at Law
REAL ESTATE AGEHT.
Mount Vernon, Nemaha Co.,
Particular attention paid to tbe practice of law and col
lection ot dei.ts in tlirf? jCi.mities op Nemaha, Pawnoe,
S .liiiNin. and Ridiardson, Nebraska Territory.
Real estate butizht 'and sMd un Commisf-ion. Land
warrauts located ft-r distant dealrrs. Pre-emption
pair e.irelully prepared.
Sam. IT. Elbert, Plattsnu.uth. K. T.
11 P hennet. Nebraska city. N T
n r pirhninn in-iba ciiv, N T
Fenner Kercnsoii. MC, Bellevue, N T
Cafsaily & Test, Bankers, Council Bluff, Iowa
Co'k. Sereeant& Cook, Fort Desmuines, Iyw.
Peccmber 3. 1857 r"3'T
JEFFEUS;S T. CASADYj
f, 1 MAUTIS W. KIDEX.)
V J AS. P. VntTE. V
. ) Nebraska City NT)
J AS. D. TKST,
CASSADY. TEST. RIDEN &
(.Successors to Kiden t" White.)
NEBRASKA CITY, N. T.
T TAYING made arrangements by which we will
Li- receive neeurate copies of all the Townships
embraced in the tastcra portiou of Nebraska, we
arc now prepared to offer our services to tbe
SmmHers cf Nebraska Territory
In Filling Declaratory Statements of Inten
tion to irre-ernpt. oecurmn a-i c-clup-tions,
Iiocating Land Warrants-
AND ENTERING LAND.
Land lVarrants Bouglit and Sold.
LAND ENTERED ON TIME,
Particular attention paid to Buying and Selling
Property on commission: Also, to making Collections
and forwarding, remittances to any part of the Union.
Dlanks of all kinds always on hand.
lion. A. A. Bradford, Nebraska City.
S.F.Nueiolls, " "
Messrs. Dolman & West, - St. Joseph, Mo.,
Peter A. Keller. Washington City
Thomas Lompkin, " "
June 28,1856. Tl-n4
JAJIES W. GIBSOX,
Second Street. between Main and Nebraska,
BUOWNVILLE, N. T.
From tic National Magazine
I havi here only made a nosegay of culled flowers, and
bare brought nothing of my own but tbe string that
ties thea Montaicse.
Not the least hopeful result of the
great revival of religion, now so general
amohg all denominations of Christians, is
their unity of purpose and effort, and the
ae7anpe" or tne being' at least, of
'fell I'.idbrokohi.' lc?.1 -4'I v.-isLed.' said
the matchless dreamer, "that it had been
his neck !" His neck Vili he broken be
fore the end Cometh, and Christ's prayer
that all his disciples rcaj be one, even as
He and the Father are lone, will yet be
answered. In the meariime, as a me
mento of what has been, tnd is not yet
utterly extinct, we copy at eloquent pas
It is taken from a sermor by the cele
brated -Cudworih, preached before the
British House of Commons the days
of Cromwell, and reads a though it
might have been written last rear:
"Love, is, and has ever beeL the most
most wanting of the Christian! graces.
What' do we see in Christetdom? A
vast complication of ecclesiastic machi
nery, churches established andhurches
unestablished, to keep men in uv tram
mels of sectarianism ; a vast accumula
tion of doctrine 3 to be believed, quties to
be performedand rites to be observed;
a vast array of Biblical learning Aid cri
ticism, in which every word is exavnined,
weighed, and defined. We have breeds,
confessions, lithurgies, prayer-book, ca
thechisms, and forms of faith and disci
pline. We have bishops," priests, par
sons and teachers. We have councils,
Convocations, synods, conferences, assem
blies, and other ecclesiastical bodies
without number. We have commenta
ries, reviews, magazines, religious news
papers, and journals of ail kinds, and
thousands of religious books, from the
four page tract to. the quarto volume. We
hare esthedrats. churches' chiivls'". an J
! schools -in short i wondrous' and ctf.nvii
' rn'od ra a c ot mjans, instrumental! ie5,
t ar.J agencies. 13-1 where is our chanty I
All thr e thing re tmt.means to an end
and that end is charity out of a pure
heart, a good conscience, and faith un
THE FINITE AND TTIE INDIFINITE.
Bayne, whose critical acumen has been
noticed in our pages, has -frequently a
beautifully suggestive passage:
"There is a beauty in the face of roan
when his God smiles on it. on the face
of the babe inhi ctadle, on which a fa
ther locks in joy, which must not be
taken away. There is an earnestness in
the heart and life of a man when he
knows that the eye of the Eternal is on
him, which must not be foregone. There
is an eternity oi consequence in every
act of an immortal, which he cannot de
ny and continue to work. The finite be
ing starrgers in bewilderment when sep
arated from the Infinite; he cannot stand
alone in the universe ; he cannot defame
his spirit without darkening it; he cannot
scorn faith without weakening reasons he
cannot denv God and reach the full
strength and expansion cf his fecultis3 as
a man. Coleridge sars truly;, that reli
gion riakes all rrloriots on hichlt looks.
How eiTectcrand sublime is the educa
tion I receive in tbe suryey, if every ob-
ect I meet is frifted wi!A a power ot ex-
haustless surest ion, and every leaf of
the forest, and starof the sky, is a com
missioned witness for God; and not me
most careless'trill of the woodland melo
dy; no chance gleam of sunlight over the
fountain that ieap3 irom uie cragj u,
reckless as it is, must stay to reflect i its
rainbowed loveliness the beauty of heaven;
ho wild wave tossing joyously on the
pathless deep, but has power to call into
art ion xny highest and holiest; powqr of
wonder, of reverence, of adoration.'.'
JOIIX FOSTER. 1
The writer fast quoted thus graphically
and truthfully delineates "one of Xhp most
profound thinkers cf "the age in wlich he
lived : . i
"Earnestness was, perhaps, Toster's
distinguishing characteristic; ofer his
every page you seem to see benjing the
knit brow and indomitable eye of tLe
thinker. This man, you feel, consci
ous that it is a great and awful thing to
be alive, to be born to that dread inherit
ance of duty and destiny which awaits
everv sDirit of man that arrivesoa earth.
He shakes from him the dust of custom;
he little heeds the sanctions of reputation;
afar off and very still, compared with a
voice coming from above, he hears the
trumpetings of fame ; calm, tfetermined,
irresistible, his foot ever seens to press
down till it reaches the basal lament
This earnestness is made tht more im
pressive from the manifest leining of his
mind toward the gloomy ano mysterious.
Of habits of thought deeply Reflective, he
retired, as it were, into thginner dwell
ing of his mind, there to posier the inso
luble questions of destiny; Ike dim cur
tains, painted with shapes of terror, of
gloom, and of weird graudyur, that hang
round a dusky hall, waving fitfully in the
faint light, these questions seem to us to
have hung round his mind, filling it all
with solemn shadow; he looked on them
as on mystic hieroglyphics, hut when he
asked their secrets, they remained silent
as Isis; he ever turned ; away saying", in
baffled pride, I will compel your answer
in eternity; yet always turned again, fas
cinated by their sublime mysiery, and
stung by their calm defiance. No word
of frivolity escapes him; he tells men
sternly what, they have to dare, and do,
and suffer; he never says the burden ; is
light, or the foe weak, hut the one mast
be Dc rcer ar
Kature, forijettin her ' rentier ajoods.
desires to write upon the -tablet of the
world her lessons of solemnity and pow
er; you perceive that only hardy plants
can breathe this atmosphere, that here.no
Arcadian laws can smile, no Utopian pa-
rlaces arise; then awaken in you that cou
rage, you seem to be conscious of that
sense of greatness which the strong soul
knows in the neighborhood of crags and
forests, where the torrent blends its stern
murmur with the music of the mountain
blast. - ,.
An incident in the life of Audubon is
well known and is gracefully told- by Dr.
;'One of the most interesting passages
in modern literary history, is . that-in
which the great ornithologist of our time
met the sudden destruction of the trea-!
sureshehad accumulated in fifteen years
of incessant exploration. At the shock
of what seemed an irremediable disaster
he was thrown into a fever which bad
well-nigh proved fatal. "A burning
heat," as he described it, "rushed thro'i
my brain; and my days were oblivion."
But as consciousness returned, and the
rally of nature fought back the sudden
incursion of disease; there sang again
through his weakening thoughts the wild
notes he had heard in the bayous of
Louisiana, the everglades of Honda, the
savannahs of the Carolinas, and the for
ests that fringe the sides of the Allegha
nies. He saw again the Washington
eagle, as it soared and screamed from its
far rocky eyrie He startled again, from
her perch on the firs, the brown warbler
of Labrador. He traced in thought the
rnagie hues on crest and wing, that so of
ten hud shone before the dip of his rifle.
And tho pabsion lor new expeditions and
discoveries, arising afresh, was more to
him than medicine. In three years more,
passed far from home, he had filled once
more the despoiled portfolios, and at eve
ry step, as he told his biographer, "it was
not the desire of fame that prompted him;
ill was his exceeding enjoymer.t of har
ture." . - '.
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Who can conceive a more beautiful
connection of sublime ideas than is found
in the following. The authorship is at
tributed to Bishop Beveridge :
" I am." He doth not say, I am their
light, their guide, their strengthening
tower, but only I am. He sets, as it were,
I his hands to blank, that his people may
write under it what they please, -ihat-ri
good for them. As if he aid;;.' "Aro
they weak? Iam strength. Air they
poor ? I am riches. Are they in trouble?
I amcomfort: Are they " sick X 1 am
heakfcu . Arc they dying i Iarrr-life.
Have they nothing? 1 am all things: I
am wis-dorn and power; I am glory, beau
ty, holiness, eminence, super-eminence,
perfection, all-sufficiency, eternity. Jeo
vah I am ! Whatsoever is amiable in it
self, and desirable to them, that I am.
Whatsoever is pure and holy, whatsoever
is good and heedful to make men happy,
that I am.
CREATSESS AlfD MEANNESS ,
Are so nearly allied that a very trifling
matter marks the boundary betveenhem.
Emerson thus explains it:
"What I must do is all that concerns
me, and not what the people think. This
rule, equally arduous in actual and in in
tellectual life, may serve fcr the- whole
distinction between rrreatness and mean
ness. It is the harder, because you will
always find those who think they know
what is your duty better than you know
it. It is easy in the world to live after
the world s opinion; it is easy in solitude
to live after vour own; but the great man
is he who, in the midst of the crowd
keeDs.'with perfect sweetness, the inde-
pendence of solitude.
Is. a Christian crace. It is obedience to
the injunction of the apostle : -Be courte
ous. The great and good Lord Chatham
"As to politeness, many have attempt
ed to define it. I believe it is best-to be
known by description, definition not be
ing able to comprise it. 1 would, how
ever venture to call it "benevolence in
trifles," or the preference of others to
ourselves in little daily, hourly occurrences
in the commerce of life. It is a perpe
tual attention to the wants of those with
ivlinm nrp. bv whifh attention we
either prevent or remove them. Bowing
ceremonious, formal compliments, stiff ci
vilitips. will never be politeness that
must be easy, natural, unstudied, manly
noble, and what will give this but a mind
benevolent and perpetually attentive to
exert that amiable disposition in trifles to
all you converse and live with.-
TUE ABUSE OF LOVE. .
There are those who need only a hint
like that which follows, albeit the hint is
a pretty. Inroad one, to induce them to
correct an evil habit into which they have
fallen? . - ' . ' . .
"There are few families,' we imagine,
anywhere, in which love is not abused as
furnishing' the license for impoliteness.
A husband, fa'iher, or brother will speak
harsh words to those whom he loves best,
simply because the security of love and
family pr&:- ri
him ft cm
his v:: - o: sister, -than ho would
other female, except "a low and
one. It is thus that the honest affections
of a man's nature prove'to be a weaker
protection to a woman in the family cir
cle than the restraints of society, and
that a woman is usually indebted for the
kindest politeness' of life to those not be
longing to her own household .Things
ought not so to be. The man who, be
cause it will not be resented, inflicts his
spleen and bad temper upon those of his
own hearth-stone, is a small coward and a
very mean man! .Kind words, are circul
ating mediums between. true gen-tJemen
and ladies at homeland no polish exhib
ited in society can atone for the harsh
language and disrespectful treatment too
often indulged in by those bound together
by God's own ties of blood, and still more
sacfed bonds of conjugal love. - - "
GOOD INFLUENCES NEVER LOST.
- An inference as to spiritual things is
here drawn from an admitted fact in the
natural world :
"It is a law in the material world, that
nothing is absolutely lost. The place,
the form, the material of objects change.
Our bodies die, and turn to dust, the
whole animal and vegetable creations
have their periods of growth and decay.
The waters wear the stones. But in this,
change, there is no loss or destruction of
elementary particles. Dissolving ele
ments appear again in new combinations
and new forms of utility arid beauty. The
waters absorbed by the atmosphere, go
up by the mountains, gather into clouds,
and descend in showers to water the
earth, and enter into the structure of all
living things. And may not a law some
thing like this pxist in God's spiritual
kingdom. Will If e, who watches' over
I the changhtg elements of senseless mat-
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icr, to ixiat noose parucie is ever lost,
or comes short cf ita destination, permit
those good influences which, by grace,
have originated in the foith f his peo
ple, ever to be lost, or to come short of
their end ? Will they not certainly en
ter into this glorious building, and contri
bute something to the-completeness of its
form and r rf.rt ion of its teauty? The
good influences exerted by pious men,
often seem Jo men. to be utterly dissi-i
pated. When the blood of the Christian
martyrs was poured on the sands of
Rome, their persecutors imagined that
they had made an end of their doctrine.
But that blood washed -in?o the Tiber,
was carried by its waters "into the sea,
and by the sea into the ocean, and by its
waves to every kingdom of the earth; and
thus became a type, not more of the
spreading doctrine of Christianity, than
of the augmented and widely diffused
influences of those holy men.
A few, f rom..various authors, will close
the chapter: . , '
The best way of answering a . bad ar
gument is, not to stop it, but let it .go on
its course until it overleaps the bounda
ries of common sense. Sidney Smith.
What are called post-mortuary charities
cannot be classed among the things done
in the body, to which the apostle refers.T
If there is any roentln the deed it be
longs not to us, who in reality do it not;
nor to bur executors or our children, who
are obliged to do it.
If the tale of Calvary be a fiction, the
inventor is more wondrous than the hero
of the narrative. RoussraU.
Better be cold than affect to .feel. In
truth, nothing is so cold than an assumed,
noiey enthusiasm. Its bestemblem is the
northern blast of winter, which freezes
as it roars. Channinx.
An old English divine says tha.t reli-
gious zeal, though a sweet Christian
grace, is exceedingly apt to sour. '
He that takes away reason"to make
way for revelation, puts out "the light- of
both, and is ns if he would persuade a
man to put out hs eyes the better to re
ceive the remote light of an invisible star
by a telescope. LocRe. .
Fame is a revenue payable only to our
ghosts; and to deny ourselves all present
satisfaction for. this, were as great mad
ness as to starve ourselves, and fight
desperately for food to be laid on our
tombs after death. JfKenzie. -
A Yankee and a Southerner
playing poker on a steamboat.
"I havn't seen an ace for some time,"
remarked the Southerner.
"Wall, I guess you haint," said the
Yankee, "but I can tell you where they
are. One of them is in your shirt sleeve
there, and the other three are in the top
or my boots."
A merchant lady advertised for a clerk
who could endure confinement, received
an answer from one who had been in jail
Prom Emerson's Magazine.)
' This Is a Great Country,
We never were more impressed with
the idea orthe territorial vastness of our
great itepuonc, tnan m . looting over
some statistics lately published in a De
troit paper, giving the areas of the seve
ral States and Territories. -The Repub
lic has grown from thirteen States to
thirty-one, and yet we have more terri
tory left than is comprised in. all the thir-ty-onTStates".
Who can foretell the des-
Uojy of this nation? i. '
J' A comparative statement cf the area
o: t: e pre-:cnt
exhibits '.he in
tites with tin t cf ni i er
:o te erected iuto tate
fact that the area
o the -latter in squarm,ies exceed3 the
former. The superficial area ot'iWTfir.
ritories, organized and unorganized,, is
set down as follows : v 4
Square miles . ' ' - . Square miles
Kansas Territory 136.000 ITew Mexico Ter'y 2T0,GPfr
Minnescta " 1 141,000 Nebraska . " ftiS.OOO
Oregon ' -. - 227,009 Mesilla , " 73,000
Washington " . . 113,000 Indian ' 1S7,000
Utah " ' 137,000 . '
Total Square miles - l,b07,000
: To these Dacotah is to be- added, of the
extent of which we have seen no estimate.
The superficial area of the present
States is fis follows
Maine 30,000 Delawaro 2,120
New Hampshire 9,200 Maryland , 9,67i
Massachusetta 7,S0O Virginia 61,852
Rbode Island 1,300 North Carolina 45,000
Connecticut 4,674 South Carolina 24,500
Vermont - 1Q.218 'Georgia 63,000
New Tork itlfiS Jktaham- . ' . 60722
New Jersey ' 8,320 Florida 63,7S6
Pennsylvania 46,000 - Louisiana 46,431
Ohio - 39,961 Arkansas 62,138
Indiana - 33,603 Mississippi ' 67,30
Illinois , . 65,405, Missouri 47,lo6
Wisconsin 63,924 Tennessee 45. 600
Michigan 66,243 Kentucky 87,680
Iowa 60,914 Texas 237,321
California 138.000 ' -
It is seen that the area of Kansas is
nineteen thousand square miles greater
than that of all New England, New York
and New Jersey; and that the area of
Nebraska is ninety-five thousand miles
greater than that of all the non-slave-holding
States except California. Oregon
is nearly equal in extent to all New
England, New York, Pennsylvania", Ohio
and Indianai. It . is possible that New
Mexico and Mesilla will be embraced ia
osjti Territorial organization by Congress,
containing twohuixlred and eight y-eij'ht
iSeysanri square miles of territory, ex
ceeding that of all New England, Nv?
Yolk, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and
Illinois.- Utah is nearly equal in extent
to all New England, New York, Penn
sylvania and Ohio. Washington exceeds
ia extent ail New England and New
If the Territories sbouM b rm an into
States of the average size of the present
S ia tea, the. Union would consist, when
they should all be admitted, of between
sixty and seventy members. It is not
likely this will be done; but as Texas
will probably be divided into three States,
and Ncbrnska into three more, the Union
will, when all the territory now belong
ing to us shall be erected into States, on.
sist of at least fifty members.
The Kansas question disposed of, we
can conceive or no dithculties attending
the settlement of the -Territories and
their organization into States, except in
the case, of Utah. In regard to it, it
strikes us that there is but one way to
proceed, after suppressing the rebellious
outbreak, and that is, to obliterate its
geographical boundaries and partition it
to the' States and Territories adjacent.
This Congress has the power to do, and
its effect will be to break up the Mormon
settlements. In this connection a project
has been favored of "organizing a new
Territory in the great basin, "lying be
tween the Sierra Nevada on the west, the
Gvose creek range of mountains on the
east, the Oregon and Utah line on the
north, and the Colorado on the south."
The country thus bounded is summarily
by the following extract from, a recent
California paper :
"The valleys number from two hun
dred to two hundred and fifty, and range
fronj-tento hundred miles in length.
They are alluvial, and are the best graz
ing and agricultural lands on this conti
nent. Comparatively no metab or mine
rals have yet been found in them, altho'
it is believed that many of them contain
both- The foot hills lying throughout
this' basin as well as the mountains are
known to "possess gold, silver, copper,
lead, zinc, iron, coal, and many other me
tals and minerals, as well as precious
stones. 'Already many copper, goid, sil
ver, iron, and coal mines are'being work
ed. Thus far they have proved to be the
richest found on this side of the continent."
The physical resources of the country are
immense, and no human agency will per
haps, for many years, be able to discover
the length, width, and depth of them; for
until some belter security to life is afford
ed, the Mormons and the Indians wil
wield the sceptre of authority over this
greax casin. '
"Oh, Mr. Grubbles!" exclaimed
young mother, "shouldn't you like to have
a lamiiy of rosy children about your
knee f" "No ma'am," said the old dis
agreeable old bachelor, "I'd rather have
a lot of yellow boys in my pocket."
"Now, Mr , don't you think it very
abthurd in mamma to thayl'm too youn?
to think of marriage i said a spinster 0;
forty to a lover ox thirty.
While enjoying a comfortable chair cp.
on the piazza the other day, and reflecting
upon the events cf the- day, car thoughts
were "disturbed by the far-ofT strain of a
Whippoorwill. It was the first we had
heard this season, and its sad music awak-
ened a train of reflections.
While the air of Spring is filled witA
the songs of a thousand warblers by day,
by night h heard the mournful chant of
the Whippoorwill. Buried deep in tho
grcv-c?ci a Southern land, and nestling -quietly
beneata C tropical i:v.n. 'this lovpr
- f v.-rmth a:
03 awoy ,tho---
long j inter r- ?iv.hs; and when tho mcri- v.t
dian sun sgau breaks the ice and dissolve
the snow, -wrrr4iuxrreen grass once morer 1
shoots up ana tne trees itroc ij10ir usuai
of111 -7r-a way he flies, and th
haunts of his biraish love know him once"'"
again. The bright glare of day seems to
hate no charm for him; unlike other
feathered songsters, he prefers to sing at
night. When all ia silent save the low
chirps of the Katydid and an occasional
hoot of the Owl, the little melancholy bird
of the night comes forth from his hidden
nook, and seating himself upon a bough,
rocked by the evening wind, he begins
his plaintive chant, "Whippoorwill."
This is soon caught up and echoed back
by another of his tribe, and another will
take up the strain, and thus it is carried!
from throat to throat until the forest air
vibrates with he melancholy song. This
serenade continues long after all othetf
I winded and creeping things are' asleep;
and not until the first streaks of sunlight
tint the tree-tops do they "cease their
night-wail and retire to their hidden andt
leafy recesses; there they rest ih security
and quiet until the twilight chirp of th
Katydid calls them forth again.
The Whippoorwill is about the size of
a robin; has a long tail, and its color is a '
lightish brown; is rather a pretty bird
than otherwise. ' It is sometimes called
"Bird of the Night," from its peculiar
habit of being hidden all day when other
birds are out, and coming forth at night
Many years - ago we remember visiting
the ruins of art old church-yard; the gra
ves were mostly flattened by time, and!
the few stone graves it boasted were
mouldered with age. ' It was .just after
twilight, and all was still and serene ia
that old burial place save a plaintive note
from a "Whippoorwill." Following the
direction of the sound it brought 113 to b
little srave, with a small stone ar ths
head; it bore this simple ininipvion,
"Our Wi'lie." Retreatii.g agiia to a
little distance, and waiting for a sound
from the hidden songster, were presently
gratified by seeing a little bird perched
upon a low limb of an oak which grew
immediately at the boy's. head, open- his..
throat and emit the slow mournful n:te
which hadust attracted our attention. "
The summer wind plavcd in thi lor?
grass ana etirrea the leavP3 cf tho oJr,.
aud, while, the twilight shaded more anil
more into the riigui,-iL Jovins little
"Whippoorwill" sang louder a nd louder -over
the little lonely boy; and we thought
as we turned homeward", we had never,
heard a more touching or solemn re- "
Eemember the Departed-'
Let the departed be held in holy re
membrance! Let not a lineament fade !
ut let it be a Christian remembrance.-
Remember them not as those who were,
but as those who are. Seek them not ia
the tombs, but seek them in the heavens.
Death may dissolve all false and unreal
bonds, but it only makes closer all real
one. rsot one such bond is broken. Re-'
member them as beings who look on you
with bcth a wiser and tenderer interest
than when they were with you w iser.
as better knowing the true ends of life,-
tenderer, as better knowing its struggles.
Itemember them as beings who more
than ever rejoice in everv step vou take .
in a Christian way, and who mourn not so
much for your trials, as for sins. Such a
memory hallows the earth, and it brings-'
almost to our vision a higher world. In
the Apocalypse, the heaven and the earth
were seen to pass away and before the
eye of the seer arose a new heaven and
a new earth It ra scarcely too much tor
say thnt the sublime vision is repeated in
the experience of every Christian beiiev'
er. As friend after friends departs, what
was before our earthly home, expands
with them into the skies. The spiritual
world of faith is added to the world of
sijrht. Everv tie broken here, is carried
upward to be made spiritual and immor
tal. - .
And there are not those alone whom
we have known and loved, but thft good
or all ages. Nor these alone. He is
there, through whom it is given us to have
this blessed faith, and whose visible re
surrection of all. He is there not as
when on the earth, crowned with thorns,
and flinting under the cross but clothed
in brightness of the Father; and over all
the infinite goodness, the all-embracing
love, in whom all things subsist. Befor
this vision revealed to faith, the earth
and its interests no longer seem of sole
or chief importance. We attain to some
understanding of the words 0! the beloved
disciple; "I saw a new heaven and anew
erth; for the first heaven and the first
earth were passed away. And I heard a
great voice out of heaven saying, 'behold,
the tabereacle of God is with men, and
he will dwell with' them, and they shall be
his people, and God himself shall be with,
them and be their God. And God shall
wipe away all tears from their eyes; and
thero shall be no more death, neither scr
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