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Volume 2.--'-Number 2. FALLS VILLAGE, CONN. SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, m. One Dollar Per Year, In Advance, Bu0iucs3 €arii0. C. B. MALTBIE, & CO. PUBLISHERS OP jo n $ aU m ( BOOK,CARD & JOB m j m r m r k : m o l 9 sm ^ DEALERS IN BB.X768 A3ST33 3na3»xei3ir:BS, BOOKS k STITIOXERY, ----- AND----- ®fnenxl fllcrcljanbije, FALLS VILLAGE, CT. G. B. MALTBIE, M. D., P H Y S I C I A N & S U R G E O N , FALLS VILLAGE, CT., Bftfiag made arrangements in his business to suit the times, will attend to professional calls, if desired, a portion of the time. George W. Peet, ITTiRNEY AND (OUNSELinR AT LAW, AND F A L L S VILLAGE, CANAAN, CONN Office next door to the Iron Bank. [5 linnesota BankiBg floase of BOSTWICK, P£ASE & Co. ST. PAUL, M. T. Ar« prepared to receive Deposits on stipulated in tcreat; make long and short Loans on First Clash Securities ; Buy and Sell Drafis and Eastern Cer-tite ate s of Deposits, (.rold, Silver and Land Wai r a a t i ; Pay Taxes, and transact a general Bankinp kiminess. 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CSB C3D ^ S S I Th e Subscriber would make his bestbo>» to the Coul aonsuraing portion of the inhabi tants of Palls Village and surrounding country and would say that he is now receiving Conl of all aorts, sizesand qualities, which he will sell to all who may favor him with orders, at prices warran ted satisfactory. W. H. MATSO!J. Hoosatonic R. R. Depot, Falls Village, Ct t f MACHINERY. Op* all kinds and Mill gearings, Shafting, &c. Manufactured and fitted up in the best styl« •B reasonable terms, and a t short notice by the 6t f EMPIRE CO., N o k f o l k , C o n n . PLAINING MACHINES. A FEW OP WOOWORTH’S CELEBRATEli PLAINING MACHINES, in good rncninp •rder, for sale very low by the 6-tf EMPIRE n o . ,N o r f o l k . C oNM School Books Of all kinds, to be had at the STORE. IB exchange for O Id Books. School Visitors, District Commit-tees. Teachers, Parents and Guardians • f Canaan, are requested to send in their orders for any of the books lately ordered to be used by the schools of this town, as we have received a full assortment from the publishers, and will receive old books of same kinds in exchange, at 25 per cent discount from retail prices. Now is the time therefore, to procure what books may be needed for the use of winter schools. M e rch an ts Will be supplied with books for retail, at wholesale prices. C. B. MALTBIE, Falls Village, Nov. 18. 1857. BEADING For 1858. NOW it the time to -Bbscribe for T apers and Uagasines for 1858, and at the office of C. B. MALTBIE & CO. l i the place to subscribe, as we are authorized Agents,and will take subscriptions for the various Journals published in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Bridgeport, New Ha^'en, Hartford, Boston, Springfi.ld, Pittsfield, Albany. Bufralo, and other places, at a much lower rate than they can be procured for sin ly in any < ther way. Those whi do notbelievt it. have only to prove it by giving as a trial. To all we would say subscribe so as to begin with the year. C. B. Maltbik & Co. BOOTS & SHOES, FOR S A L E A T TH E • f the best kinds, a t the iiiiiiii „ _ D b fo S t o r e , of C B. MALTBIE. DRY GOODS, Can be bought at the CDIBO® Of 0 . B. MALTBIE. My Brother. Dearest brother, must thou leave us— L«^ave us all to miss thee so ; Huve we not been true unto fhee— Say, dear brother, must you go ? Will you leave me here in sorrow, Weepingj^for the one I love ? And. pprcbance, before to-morrow, One of us will be above. Oh ! I ’ll miss thee, dearest brother— Miss thee in the hour of-glee; Yes. thy i lace will e’er be vacant, And be filled by none but^thoe, hand; Often in the silent moonlight We have wandered hand iu Often in days of childhood We have played in the woodland. Tes, and in the hour of trouble, Thou w(*rt ever kind to me : Ant’ must I at last be parted— Purled, and alas from thee ? But. may God protect you, brother, When no sister’s by thy side ; May He, when thou art absent, Be thy only chosen guide The Lone Starry Hours. 0 , the lone starry hours give m“, love. When still is the beautiful n ig h t ; When the round laughing moon I see,love. Peep thn ugh the clouds silver white. When the wind through the low woods sweep; love. And I gaze on some bright rising star. When the world is in dream and sleep, love O, wake while a touch my guitar. "Till the red ros)*^ morn grows bright love. Far away o’er the distant sea; ’Till the stars cease their gentle, love, WiM I wait for a welcome from thee. And 0 , if that pleasure is thine love, We will wander togtther afar ; My heart shall be thine, thine mine love, Theik wake while I touch my guitar. Treasures FROM Life’s D a y B o o k ; to he posted in tlie mind.- it is easy to live well among good people. Honesty sometimes fdils; but it is because diligence or abilities are wanting. Take care o/" those vices which resemble virtues; do not the woik of the devil for G./d’s sake. Morul truths are as ccrtain as niathema tical. ^ You had b«tter find out one of jo u r own weaknesses; than ten of your neighbors. if it should b - hard to do your duty, it is evidently not impossible. Do not regard any person's opinion of you, against your own knowledge. It is in ar.y man’s power to be contented; of eery few to be rich. The first will infallibly make you heppy; which is more than you can depend on from the latter. if you have a chance of happiness in the next world.it cannot signify much buw you pass the present. Of all virtues patience is oftenest wanted. Ho'v unhappy must he be, who is wholly unfurnished witli what is wanted ev^ry moment. Consider with yourself whether the wise and good would value you more or less, than they do now if they knew your whole character. Don’t be frightened if misfortunes stalk into your habitation. To love a woman merely for her beauty is loving a corsoe for the sake of its being covered with a fair skin. Are not the great happiest when most free from the incumbrances of greatness? Is there any happiness in greatness ? A truly great mind, from mere reverence fcr i>self, will not descend to think a base thought. While you are in a passion with your cook, because she has spoiled you one dish among six, many an honest man is at a loss for his daily bread, Vistar’s Balsam of Wild Cherry • FOE SALE BT C. B. MALTBIE & CO. There is a man in New York who is so fearful of being struck by lightning that be has an iron rod attached to his back, every time he goes out, on a rainy day. The rod has prongs at the top. just as do lightning conductors on houses, and extends upward some ten inches above his head, and downward to within a few inches of the ground. The lower end stands out an angle of forty degrees, like a monkey’s tail, so as to convey the electric charge from his boots. The rod is held to its place by a strap around the man's waist. He makes a ludicrous appearance in the street, and, of course, attracts not a little attention from strangers. r y During a regular North.oaster, says a peiitlemaii to lady : “ I t makes a great difference which side of a house one sleeps to-nipht.” Yes.” she replied, my room is on the sheltered side.” “ Poh. poh.” said ho “ I mean the inside or the outside.” “ Q:F” You say. Mr. Smith, that you that you lived with the defendant for eight years. Does the court understand from that that you are married to him • In course it does!’ ‘Have you a marriage certificatej?’ ‘ Yes. your honor, three of thena—two gals and a boy !’ A G o o d R e a s o n .— D o w . jr., says that the reason that man was made after everything else, was, if he had been ceated first, he would have annoyed the almighty with endle-s suggestions of improvement. To P r e v e n t Y o u r H a i r F r o m C om in g O u t .— Never let your wife catch you kissing the servant girl. A Drama of Real Life. The London Morning Post supplies us with a narrative, curious and true, of circumstances elicited in one of the English law courts, which shows some of the workings of the matrimonial system in the old country, and really reads more like the plot of an amusing comedy than a chapter of real life. A gentleman of limited means applies to a Matrimonial Agency Office, entered bis name, paid his fee. stated his desire—to obtain -a wife with money”— was shown a large number of ladies' portraits, and. after minute inquiries, expressed himself pleased with one, the original of which had $30,000 in her own right—he was told. A correspondence between the paities was the result—unfortunately the letters have not been published—and, at last, on paying $75 to $100 more to the hymeniul go-between, the agent for persons if not hearts, the wife seeker, whose name is Allen, obtained an interview with the lady. As Allen had simply described himself as only wanting “ a woman with money,” it may be imagined thal he was not likely to be dissatisfied with any crinolined possessor of $30,000. However, the lady whom he saw actually ,had youth, if not good looks, and Mr. Allen, considered him-seff very fortunate, pressed his suit like an ardent (money-hunting) lover, as he was, and was duly and tenderly accepted. Here ends Act I of this life-drama. Sharp as he was, (or ought to be. for he was a bill broker by profession.) Mr. Allen was so completely taken in by the appearance of the demoiselle, that he omitted to satiafy himself whether or not her reputed fortune was in notes of the Bank of England, or the Bank of Elegance. Dazzled by the diamond flash of her bright eyes, our hero omitted to ascertain whether or not toe lady had jewels of a more earthly kind. , Yet he did not t.»ke everything for granted. He learned that she resided at Cheltenham. a fashionable watering place, and thitlier he betook himself. There, he actually saw the lady riding in a private carriage, which he naturally assumed to be her own. and became satisfied that she also possessed the luxury of a lady’s maid. “ The course of true love never yet ran smooth,” and the lady confessed that she had made a sort of pre-contract to marry another swain ; that she would surrender him. for the sake of her darling Mr. Allen; that it would be necessary, however, to steal a march on this to be dreaded rival; and that, therefore, as she dreaded to exeite suspicion by ordering the usual matrimonial trousseau. she must start on her bridal lour, minus the silks and muslins, laces and feathers, velvets and moires antique usual, we believe, on those extremely interesting occasions. Every man we are persuaded, has some vanity in his composition—sometimes to a much largor extent than much-abused womankind possess—and what could be more flattering to Mr. Allen’s amour pro-pre than the assurance gently confessed with half a sigh, and half a smile, that the lady had fancied anotLer, but was now willing to devote herself to him alone ?— Allen was properly tickled no doubt, and agreed to marry the lady, even though she did not appear at the alter in white silk, a Brussels veil, and a darling grossmery bonnet, trimmed with a fitting array of orange blossoms. He merried her, and here let the curtain decorously drop on act 11. Having made such a good hit, as he thought. Mr. Charles Allen determined to pass the honey mooh. like a man of spirit and means at Paris. Unfortunately, thoqph not deficient in brass, which is part of the stock in trade of a regular bill-shaver, he wanted what is sometimes called tin. He was not making much gear by his business —as he had contrived to spend somewhat more, was certainly not very well off.— However, his wife’s $30,000 would set all right, and on the strength of his being about to make such a good match, an opulent friend was so kind as to lend him one thousand two hundred and fifty. Now, of all places in the world, there is none where a couple can spend their time and their money more agreeably and rapidly than Paris with its theatres, balls, drives, restaurants, and above all the tempting jewelry stores in the Palais Roy el, and the fascinating mill i n e r y shops in the Boulevards. Reckoning these in the account, and stating that they were nearly five weeks in Paris, the money lasted a long time. When they reached the house of Mr. Allen’s mother, in London, the $1,250 had dwindled down to $20. Here with a domestic tablean of reception, closes Act Hi. Mothers are much keener than young husbands, just emerginu: from the honeymoon. The day after the arrival of Mr. Allen and his bride, while the fortunate and happy husband was sipping his wine and cracking his filberts after dinner, in talking Mrs; Siddon’s as Lady Mcbeth. Mrs. Allen senior—in a red turban and a trtmen* dous passion; perturbed, in fact, as well as perturbaned. Without a moments pause, or note of preparation, she pounces'down on her unsuspicious son. " (’harles John ! she cried, in a deep voice. “ you ave been took in. Instead of marrying a lady, you have married a lady’s maid.” Starting up. Charles John exclnimed. in a melodramatic manner, “ impossible ! My dear Sophiar never could deceive me ! How the do'va-ger Mrs. Alien made the discovery, is not mentioned—but she was right. The individual whom the Cockney husband called “ Sophiar" was a lady’s maid, and was not a lady.” She protested that the dowager was mistaken—that this was a wicked world, apt to slander innocent people—that if she told her husband a story about the $30,000, (which was invested, not in funds' but on the security of a splendid cAa^eau en Espagne, or the Isle of Skye.) he had also tricked her, bj declaring himself worth $5,000 a year, and he kept a brougham.” Finally, it appeared that she had only hired the carriage at (Jheltenbam, to ride in a few times, while Allen was in town, and that the attendant waiting-maid—the sou-hrette of this httle drama—was a quickwitted Abigail, a fellow nervani indeed,who had lent herself to pass off Sophiar as a lady of fortune, and thus anchor her, safely and happily, in the haven of matrimony.— Worse than all this monstrous cheating, Mr. Allen foqnd his bride behaving so improperly, after the fictictious nature of her f o r t u n e 'had been ascertained, that, in five or six days after their return from Paris, she left bis ht>use, in company with another maa.agamst whom he finally brought an action for crim. con,; and recovered $500 damages which—were not paid. So closes act IV. Misfortunes come in battalions. Poor Mr. Allen found it so. That the $30,000 should be a m) th was bad enough. This was not. all. The faithless Sophiar had contrived before marriage, to get into debt to the tune of $3 000. snd Mr. Allen had to pay. Wanting pecuniary means to do this, he became a gentlemau in difficulties. Moreover, had to refund what he had borrowed, on the stengh of his lady’s fortune, to cut a dash with in Paria. Nor is this all; naturally enough he desires to break the matrimonial fetters. But marriage is a knot easily tied, and (especially in Eng land) not easily loosed. Just as he was deliberating what to do, and how to do it —sitting, in brown study, his office—in walks Sophiar. She. It seems, had commenced a suit a-gainst him for alimony, and actually had the effrontery ‘ tender herself,’ in legal form to be taken back to his bosom, and there nourished, and caerished—as his lawful wife. In default of his so taking her back, her action for separate maintenance would lie. No doubt also, that she would lie—to prove her case. Here, with the hero sued for h s wife’s debts at common law, and put into the ecclessiastical court for alimony, a sufficiently tragic final* is arrived at. The audience, acting as jury, will give in a verdict of served him right, and the curtain drops. * We have not told this story with any view to Make our smile. We would only draw attention to the retributive nature of poor Mr. Allen’s punishment. He merely wanted a woman with money ; he was willing to sell "himself for money; be misrepresented bis own ciicumstances to dec< ive this woman, and he was properly served out by being deceived in turn. We sometimes notice, in newspapers of New York and other cities, advertisements in which persons calling'themselves nren, but evidently not possessing honorable manly feeling, advertise for wives — the main qualification being that the fortunate lady shall possess property. We know not whether any woman so qualified ever do seriously reply to such notices; should any be so weak as to expect fair play or honorable treatment fiom such persons who would thus sell themselves for gold, they may pro fit by the perusal of Mr. /Vilen’s matrimonial mishaps, and apply the moral of the story to their own case. M r s . P a r t i n g t o n o n C o u r t s h i p a n d M a r r i a g e .—Don’t put so much diffidence in a lover’s words, my dear niece. He may tell you that you have lips like strawberries and cream, cheeks like a carnation, and eyes like an asterisk ; but such things of-tener come from a tender head than a tender heart. I like to go to weddings, though (the good old lady added); I like to hear young people promise to love, honor, and nourish each other; but its solemn thing when the minister comes into the chancery with his surplice on, and goes through the ceremony of making them man and wife, for it isn’t every husband that turns out to be a man. 1 declare I shall never fo rp t | when Paul put the nuptial ring on my fin ger and said, ‘with my goods I thee endow,’ He used to keep a draper’s shop then, and I thought he was going to give me the whole there was in it. I was young and simple, and didn’t know tili afterwards that it meant only one cotton dress a year I How to Tell. Here is a bit of adyice to young ladies, setting forth how they may know whether a young gallant is really courtin* them, or only paying them polite attentions. The confounding the one with the other has b«en the source of very much trouble, boib before and since the era of Pickwick and Mrs. Burdell. A young man admires a pretty girl, and must manifest it. He can’t help doing so for the life of him. The young, lady has a tender heart, reaching out like vine tendrils for something to cling to. * She sees the admiration: is flattered; begins soon to love ; expects some tender avowal; and perhaps gets so far as to decide that she will choose a white satin under that gauze. &c., at the very moment that the gallant she half loves is popping the question to another damsel ten miles off! Now 4he difficulty lies in not precisely understanding the difference between ‘ polite attentions’ and the tender manifestations of love. Admiring a beautiful girl, and wishing to make a wife of her, are not always the same thing; and therefore it is necessary *hat the damsel should be on the alert to discover to which class the attentions paid her by handsome and fashionable young gentlemen belong. First, then, if a young man greets you in a loud, free and hearty tone; if be knows precisely where to put bis hands; if he stares you straight in the eye, with bis mouth wide open ; if be turns his back to speak to another; if he tells you who made bis coat; if he squeezes your hand ; if he fails to talk very kicdly to your mother; if. in short, he sneezes when you are sing ing criticises your curls, or fails to be fool ish fifty times every hour, then don’t fall in love with him for the world! He only admires you. let him sey what he will to the contrary. On the other hand, if he be merry with everybody else, quiet with you ; if he be anxious to sae if your tea is sufficiently sweetened, and your dear person well wrapped up when you go out into the cold ; if he talks very l o w and never Icoks you steadily in the eye ; if his cheeks are red and his nose only blushes, it is enough. If he romps with your sister, itighs like a peir of old bellows, looks solemn when you are addressed by another gentleman, and in fact is the most still, awkward, stupid, yet anxious of all your male ftiends, you may go ahead and make the poor fellow too happy for his skin to hold him! Young ladies! keep your hearts in a case of good leather, or some other tough substance, until the right one is found be-yound a doubt, after ivhich you can go on and love, and court and be married and happy without the least bit of trouble. We consider this advice so sensible, that aUhough it is st>mewharopen to the charge of bluntness, we have no hesitation in pressing it upon the attention of our lady readers. C o f f e e a n d M i l k .—Dr. D. A, Caron of Paris, has recently been engaged in investigating the effect of breakfasting on this favorite beverege, and from the results, be thinks that he is justified in asserting that most of the nervous and allied disorders which affect the dwellers in large cities are treceable to this scource. He further in forms us that when the coffee is mixed with milk, its nutritious properties are neutralized because of its fermentation being retarded. Coffee and milk in a bottle were twflnty-seven days before they begun to decompose, while milk and sugar were only three days. It is evident that the astringent properties of the coffee hinder the digestion of the milk; and, at the same time, the cafeine (or active principle of coffee) it set free, and acts on the membrance of the stomach in the same manner as vegetable alkalies, producing most disastrous consequences to the digestive apparatus. 'He tried many experiments on himself and fn'ends, and found that in a few hours the pulse wtBS lowered from 80 to 68. from that it went down to 56. when he took some food, and it immediately rose to 71. He concludes by informing us that many cases of irritation, nervousness and hysteria h^ve been entirely cured by a gentle course of tonics, and giving up the use of coffee. —Scientific A/herican, G o a t vs C h i n a m a n . — We witnessed an encounter between a Chinaman and a goat yesterday, which was probably more amusing to ourselves than to the Celestial. The Chinaman, residing near the nerth bank of the slough, had placed a lot of fish on a drying platform, made of twigs, and, as usual with that race, had arranged them with great care, A large he-goat, in his perambulations, wandered around in that direction, and thinking he had found a good place to sun himself, jumped upon the wicker platform, which yielded at once beneath its burthen, and fell partially to the ground. The Chinaman came out of his little hut. greatly enraged, and, swearing some Celestial oaths, picked up a club, which be threw at the animal, striking him on his horns, and making* him reel as he entered the neighboring bushes. John went to work picking up his fish, muttering to himself, when the goat obseiving his stooping posture, came out, unobserved and, standing on his bind legs, made sundry comical gyrations, and buddenly, with extraordinary impetus, rushed upon the Chinaman, striking him in the most available point, and sending him down a precipice about ten feet high, in the descent of which be turned two or three somersaults, lighting on bis head on soil which had fortunately been moistened by the recent Tain. The goat at once beat a retreat, which was creditable to bis discretion, and the Chinaman returned to bis work, exclaiming with indig-nation, ‘He goattee no good.*—Sacramento Age. L e g a l .—Judge Pt ters was one of the Judges ot the Superior Court of the State of Connecticut, and was not considered the best authority in points of law. Mr. H------ , a well-known practitioner, who has a nervous twitching of the muscles of his face, was pleading before him in an important cause, and the Judge, apparently not heeding the lawyer, was playing with a little dog which had come up by bis side on the platform. In the course of his remarks the lawyer stated the law applying to one of the important points of bis case : the Judge stopped playing with the dog, and lifting up his hand, said : ‘Why, Mr. H------ /d id n ’t know there was any such law.’ To which H------ , while looking particularly serious, and his face beginning to twitch, immediatelv replied. ‘1 didn’t suppose your Honor did.’ The whole audience was convulsed with suppressed laughter, considering it a palpable hit. T r y I t .—T h e more a man works, the less time he will have to grumble about hard times. New Year’s^ Day Events. There are, in my note book, many facts connet5ted with ‘New Year’s Day’ in times gone by. which it may interest you to see. 1 give all I know, and of the ‘sort’ I know, and my doing so may induce others to go and do likewise. It was on a New Year’s Day just five hundred and fifty years ago that William Tell, the patroit hero of Switzerland, stood foremost in the cause of freedom against oppression; and, on that New Year’s Day five-and-a-half centuries since, was set a rolling the little stone of Revolution which gathered around it in forty years such a force as swept the strength of tyranny clean from Tail’s country. It was a New Year’s Day, just four centuries and a quarter ago, that the enality of fighting, between the British houses of York and Lancaster began, although some bosulities bad already taken place, Warwick. ‘The King-Maker,’ had taken no decided p ar t ; but on the bittle of Wakefield (between the soldiers of Margaret. Queen of Henry VI., and the Duke of York) proving likely to crush the chances of the Yorkists, by the death of tbeir Duke on the last day of 1460. the Great Earl, threw himselA body and soul into the Earl of March’s cause, and from that day until the year 1486, all England felt the worst influencee of a desperate civil war. It was on a New Year’s Day, two centuries and seven years ago, we believe that Charles 11 was crowned at Scone (over thd Irish Royal Stone of destiny) King of the Scots, who were sick of Cromwell’s piety. It was on a New Year’s Day just seventy years ago that the Quakers of Philadelphia emancipated their slaves, and set an example in that respect to whoever cho e to follow. It was on New Year’s Day. fifty-seven years ago, (1801,) that the union between Britain and Ireland took effect, and on that day the event (ao sad to Ireland) was celebrated by the hoisting of a newfangled national flag—the ‘Union Jack’— from the Tower of London. It was on this same New Year’s Day, fifty seven vears ago, that the astronomer Piazza, of Palermo, discovered the gloret, which he called Ceres. On New Year’s Day, forty-two years ago, the people of Strabane in Ireland, found reason to fancy that the world was going again to be drowned;’ for that whole tract of country was covered by a flood of a most destructive character, occasioned by the melting of all the snow on the mountains adjacent. It w&.s on a New Year’s day thirty two years a];o,that the currency of England and Ireland were assimilated. On New Year’s Day ten years ago, the good ship Plover^ set sail in the fruitless search for Sir John Franklin. It is only nine years ago this New Year’s Day, that the cold in Norway was so intense as to freeze quicksilver, and take the breath from any one venturing into the outer air. I t was on this day eight years, that Piince Albart Guelph (Queen Victoria’s husband) announced the great project of a Great Exhibition. On New Year’s Day six years ago, the incongruously titled ‘Prince President of the French Republic,* was solemnly installed at the Cathedral of Notre Dame, and on that day, Paris turned out in full bolidoy tiim, to sanction Louis Napoleon’s occupancy of the Touleries.— One New Year’s Day four years ago, the chief streets of Rome, were for the first time lighted with ga.'?. On New Year’s Day, three year’s ago, the grand trunk line of Indian Electric Telegraph was opened to Madras. I’m thinking of the time, Kate, when, sitting by thy side, and shelling beans, 1 gazed on thee, and teft a wondrous pride. In silence leaned we o’er the pan, and neither spoke a woid. but the rattling of the beans. Kate, was all the sound we heard. Thy auburn curls hung down Kate, and kissed thy lily cheek ; azure eyes half filled with tears bespoke a spirit meek. To be so charmed as 1 was then had ne’er before occurred, when the rattling of the beans, Kate, was all the sound I heard.— 1 thought it was not wrong, Kate; so, leaning o’er the dish, as you snatched up a lot of beans, I snatched a nectured kiss. And a sudden shower made my eyes blind, and I neither saw nor stirred; but the rattling of the beans, Kate, was all the sound 1 heard Pleasures of Contentment. I have a rich neighbor that is always so busy that he has uo leisure to laugh; the whole business of his life is to get money, and more money. He is still drudging on saying that Solomon says, “ The diligent hand maketh rich.’’ And it is true, indeed ; but ha considers not that it is not in the power of riches to make a man happy ; for it was wisely said by a man of great observation, that • ' there may be as many miseries beyond riche.s, as on this side them.” And yet God deliver as from pinching poverty, and grant, that haring a competency, we ma^ be content and thankful. Let us not repine, or so much as think the gifts of God unequally dealt, if we another bound with riches, when, as God knows, the cares that the keys that keep those riches, hang often so heavily at the rich man girdle, that they clog him with weary dnys a n d restless nights, eve^i when others sleep quietly. We see but the outside of the man’s happiness; few consider him to be like the silk-worm, that, when she se.>ms to play, is at the same time spinning her own bowels, and consuming herself And this many rich men do—loading t h e m s e l v e s with corroding c.'res, to keep what they have already got. Let us, therefore, be t h a n k f u l f>r health and competence, nnd above all, a quiet conscience.—Izaak W a l t o n . ___________________ What tables are most nsed throughout the world? Vegetables, .ga-tablcs. cou-ftables, and time tables.
|Title||Housatonic Republican, 1858-01-09|
|Subject||Falls Village (Conn.) -- Newspapers; Canaan (Conn.) -- Newspapers|
|Description||Frequency: Weekly; Publication dates: Vol. 1, no.1 (Jan. 10, 1857) -v. 17, no. 13 (Aug. 16, 1862); Notes: Contains numerous numbering inconsistencies; Published from the same office as the Independent (Falls Village, Conn.)|
|Collection||Newspapers of Connecticut|
|Source - Location||Connecticut State Library microfilm, AN104.F3 R47|
|Relation||Preceding title: Litchfield Republican (Litchfield, Conn. : 1847); Other relationship: Independent (Falls Village, Conn.)|
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Volume 2.--'-Number 2. FALLS VILLAGE, CONN. SATURDAY, JANUARY 9, m. One Dollar Per Year, In Advance,
C. B. MALTBIE, & CO.
jo n $ aU m (
BOOK,CARD & JOB
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BOOKS k STITIOXERY,
FALLS VILLAGE, CT.
G. B. MALTBIE, M. D.,
P H Y S I C I A N & S U R G E O N ,
FALLS VILLAGE, CT.,
Bftfiag made arrangements in his business to suit
the times, will attend to professional calls, if desired,
a portion of the time.
George W. Peet,
ITTiRNEY AND (OUNSELinR AT LAW, AND
F A L L S VILLAGE, CANAAN, CONN
Office next door to the Iron Bank. [5
linnesota BankiBg floase of
BOSTWICK, P£ASE & Co.
ST. PAUL, M. T.
Ar« prepared to receive Deposits on stipulated in
tcreat; make long and short Loans on First Clash
Securities ; Buy and Sell Drafis and Eastern Cer-tite
ate s of Deposits, (.rold, Silver and Land Wai
r a a t i ; Pay Taxes, and transact a general Bankinp
kiminess. References of the First Class.
w il l iam BOSTWICK, CHARLES HUNT.
R. M.S. PEASE. • RICHARD H. PEASE,
REUBEN BOSTWICK, PLATT A. PAINE,
Deposits received and certificates issued to De-po
«itors,paji>blc at ninety days notice with interest
a t the Iron Bank, Mahwai Bank, and Pine Plains
Bank. 4 yl
S. S. JARVIS AGENT,
fTHOLESA^E AND R E T A IL D E A LE R
Drugs.Melicines,Chemicals, Paints. Oils, Dj’sstu
Gians, Potty, Alcohol, Cami)hene, Burning Flui
Spirit* Turpentine, and a jreneral assortment
Manafacturers articles—at New Yo.k Prices.
N. B. All orti
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