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Id= 24 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
The Tax Bill, . Since the report of the tax bill published was given to the publicseveral new amendments have been node- to it as follows: ' . For kissing a pretty girt, $1.00. For kissing a homely onej $2.80-i-the cx-£rifamount being added ,probably as a punishment for the man's " folly. : . ¦ , For <• ¦ kissing one another, Ten Dollars—the tax is placed at this rate in order to break up the custom altogether. * It being regarded by our M. C's as a piece of inexcusable absurdity. . ¦ . _ .* For every flirtation, 10 eta. . Every young man who has more than one 'igM^JS^axed^kOk '—~ For courting in the kitchen, 25 eta: Courting in the sitting room, 50 eta. Courting in the - parlor, $1.00. Courting in a romantic place, $5.00, and 50 cts. for each offence thereafter. Seeing a lady home from churchy 25 cte. for each offence.. - Seeing her home from the dime society, S Cents—the proceeds to be appropriated to the relief ofdisabled army chapluins. From a lady who paints 50 c...
Id= 2 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
TpOETTIO^LXi BlRLf 8BEI AND EARLY FIND. " "I lov« them that seek me; and those that seek me find early shall me."—Provkucs 8:17. Come while the blossoms of thy years are b rigMeit, Thou youthful wanderer in a flowery maxe—Come, while the raSttessiieart ia founding lightest, And joy's poor sunbeams tremble in lh' ways; Come, while sweet thought, like summer buds unfolding, Waken rich feelings in thy careless breast, ___VVhile_jtet^y-^ml4he^poeniewI-«rre^ri3^oKU ingr, . • . i Come> and secure interminable rest. . • Soon will the freshness of thy Jays be ever, And thy free buoyancy of soul be flown—Pleasure will fold her wings—and friend and lover Will to the embraces (f the worms have gone* Tho»e who now love thee, will have passed forever, Their looks of kindness will lie lost tojthec—Tliou'lt need a balm to lieul thy spirits fever. As thy sick heart broods over yearn t» be ' . Come, while the mornmg of thy life w glowing; Ere the dim phantoms thou art chasing die—Ere ...
Id= 22 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
i njkjBr^ tlin t all sBrvura Mhc_-waH-nn-or>. jeet of sincerest pity. . ' Some years afterwards he encountered the same lady, but so bright, and fresh, and youthful, so full of healthful buoyancy, and io joyous in expression, that he questioned himself if he was deceived with regard to identity. "Is it possible," said he, "that I ace before me Mrs. B., who presented such a doleful appearance at the springs a few years since?" "The same." "And pray tell me, madam, the secret of your cure. What means did yoa use to attain to such vigor of wind and -body—to such cheerfulness aud rejuvenation?" "A most simple remedy," returned she, with a beaming face. . "I stopped worrying and began to laugh—that was all.'.' V Coming the Spread Eagle;—When /he, bill for the protection of the bald eagle, commonly called the American Eagle, came up iu the. Housed of Repre3entativ.cs ' on its third reading, on Monday, Mr. -Severence, the author of the bill, arose in its defence, aud addressed -...
Id= 9 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
nion; we arc .not for dissolution; but we are opposed to coercion."' How long, Senators, have-you-Jieard—tltat—synnr~8T»ng sung ' ' .-^- Where arc dow, most of those who sang those syreu tones to us? Look back to last .session, and.inquire where now are the mcu who then..were singing that song in our ears? Where is Trusten Polk, who then stood 'and gently craved for peace ? fie is in the rebel camp. Where is John C. Brcckinridge ?—a man for whose promotion to the Presidency, I did what I could, physically, mcutally, and pecuniarily: but when he satisfied me that he was breaking this Government, and would ere long be a traitor to his country, 1 dropped him. He was here at the last session of Congress: and everybody could see then that he wae on the road to the traitor's camp. In stead of sustaining the Govern, ment, he, too, was crying out for peace) but he was bitter against 'Lincoln's Government.' Sir when I talk about preserving this Government, I do uot'have its executive off...
Id= 29 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
Indies, prepare an extroinc change of habit I.for the.Paris correspondent says the ladies are coming-out without hoops, bustles, wadding,' or anything ' <j]se. , ¦ •; :, ¦ j " ' ,"".•;• ¦ •I'^Si'T' ' ' ' . I' ¦ "¦ . A Mississippi .paper .-suggests, that the rebels, instead of destroying' their cotton, " con hide it on the approach of the Federal troops," r;W> apprehelid, that ;ill the cotton hidden successfully from /thorough searches of our boys.willbe that; hidden by the ladies. The salt fai'uiiieitfino Southern Confed eracy ia .dreadful. - liotV wife: ¦ would -briifg seventy-fivo -cento ap»untl, there< . H«f Uttfe finger or toe would he deoinod a-seasonable . pruicC '']¦ .. ' ,i. ¦ ¦ i The grand esseiitialrl» r happine»Bifitttilia world are sunjothinjr to do somethipg to. lore wMethfug% : £op$forT, ' v4>!ic. - .-s ^u^
Id= 12 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
Sabbath Bells. Said Daniel Webster: "I once defended a man charged with the awful crime of murder. At the conclusion of the trial I asked him what could induce him to-stuin—his hands in the blood of a fellow-being. Turning his blood-shot eyes fully upon me, he answered in a voice of despair, 'Mr. Webster in my youth, I spent the holy Sabbath in evil amusements, instead of frequenting the bouse of prayer and praise,' Could we go back to the early years of all hardened criminals, I believe, firmly believe, that the first departure from the path of morality was, when they abandoned the Sabbath-school, and their subsequent crimes might thus be traced back to the neglect of youthful religious instruction. "Many years ago I spent a Sabbath with Thomas Jefferson, at his residence in. Virginia. It was in the month of June, aud the weather was delightful. I remarked, 'How very sweetly sounds that Sabbath bell!'—That distinguished statesman for a moment seemed lost iu thought aud then rep...
Id= 18 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
The Pure in Heart. . ' 'Blessed ore tbe pure in , heart, for they aball . ~eee-Go&P—M«Wi -6r8r- The spring of everlasting life is within.— There arc clear streams gushing up from the depths of the soul, atiu * flowing out to enliven the sphere of outward existence. But like the waters of Siloah, they "go Softly." You must listen to catch the silver tones of the Uttle^riil as it glides from its mountain home; you may not witness its silent march through the green vale, bat its course will be seen in the fresh verdure and the opening flowers; its presence will be known by the forms of life and beauty that gather around it. It is ever thus with the pure. You may not hear the " still small voice" or heed the silent aspiration; but there is a moral influence and a holy power which you will feel. The wilderness is made to smile, flowers of new life and beauty spring up and flourish, while an invisible presence breathes immortal fragrance through the spiritual atmosphere.
Id= 13 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
Tue IIebels Supplied with-Funds One of the released prisoncrafrojnRichmond sJ»t«s^hat-a-SirOTt-iraie ~ligo a squad oFTebeT cavalry made a decent upon a "Dunkard" settlement in the Valley of Ilockinghaw Wouiity^Va. They captured some seventy of ihese hard-working, long snuff color coated and long-bearded, inoffensive people, and carried them to Richmond. After keeping them in confinement for some time, the rebel government agreed to release them on condition that each captive should pay into the Treasury five hundred dollars in silver. It was finally determined that one among them —a clergyman of their peculiar religious faith—should be permitted to return home for the purpose of raisin* the amount of the ransom. After an abseuce he returned to Richmond, and paid over to the rebel government twenty-two thousand five hundred dollars iu hard silver for the ransom of the larger portion, of his friends. The unfortunate who could not raise the money were detailed to do duty among ...
Id= 27 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
MubK.—The odor of inusk is wonderfully enduring. When Justinian, in 1)38, rebuilt what is now the mosque of St. Sophia, the mortar was charged with musk, and to this very day the atmosphere is filled with the odor. More than a thousand" of years! And yet the fragrance of noble deeds laBts longer still. The words Kuth. said on that distant day—"where thou goest, I will go,"—will be remembered when the perfumed mortar of St. Joseph is scentless sand. George the First, on a journey to. Hanover, stopped at a village in Holland, and while the horses were getting.ready, he asked for two or three eggs, which were brought him, and was charged two- hundred florins. 'How is thatj" said the majesty, 'eggs must be very scarce in this place/ . 'Pardon me,' said the host, 'eggs arc plenty enough, but kings are scarce' The king smiled, and ordered the money to be paid. , , ,
Id= 14 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
Marriages op Blood IIei^atives.—The Connuouwcalth of Slassachdsetts desired, * few ' years since, to ascertain the number, of idiots in the State, with a view to arrangements for their welfare, as well as to establish the statistics of the case. The Legiwla-^ure 'sent out a Commission of Inquiry, and. the report of the commissibu lies before us. One .passage, page 90, gives, "the statistics ofjsevcuteen families, the heads of which being blood relatives, intermarried," which he had occasion to Inquire about in the discharge of his commission. ' . Ninety-five .children were the isHues of these seventeen marriages. Of the ' ninety-Jivo children, one was* a dwarf,. one was deaf, twelve others were scrofulous ¦ and puny, and" fortyr-four were idiots-. - Foriy-fuwr were idiots! ; .Nature speaks plainly enough here j and no consideration orHCutinient, custom, or prejudice should drown Her voice. -* - <
Id= 25 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
The Boston Poar.Bnya.tW-imwy-yx;im u: go tiie Speaker of the Vermont Legislature, an elegant man, and given to gallantry, facetiously opposed a womau's rights bill. The " strong minded lady" who was engineering the measure, fbldfeJ a- flannel petticoat in a paper, and sent it to the Speaker by the page, purposing t o enjoy his discomfiture from her seat in the gallery When the garment was unfolded on the desk there was a sensation. Raising the garment in his fight hand, and smiling, complacently, the Speaker spoke, "Gentleman, I have received many flattering attentions from the fair sex, but never before so pleasing a compliment as this. It is indeed n beautiful gift. And what enhances the delicacy of the donation the name of the fair donor is concealed. Ah, the darling! she knew that I would recognize the petticoat." ¦ •
Id= 20 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
t, ih «>nTO p nlJUU^ta-ft«tv»B-wi)VHrt'lj»lltyr^^iNfi one will deny that there 1 are individuals so highly developed that they do not need the restraints o f artificial government. This conceded, and the possibility of ail men reaching the same standard is demonstrated —for the principle that produces one perfect specimen must be poteut to produce many, and its rare manifestation in the present darkened state of the world, is a glorious prophecy of its future universality, when all men shall be superior to the best of to-day, because the future will be free from temptations and corrupting influences of evil. "It is easier to be upright among the righteous than to maintain one's ¦ integrity while surrounded by the vicious and unprincipled.— God speed the day. when every man shall be a law unto himself, and do righteously unceasingly. v
Id= 8 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
Andrew Johnson of Tennessee, now Military Governor of that State in a speech in the Senate, defined his Democracy as follows : "I am a, Democrat now; I have been one all my life; I expect to live and die one-; and .the corner-stone of my Democracy rests upon the enduring basis of the Union. Democrats may come and go, but they shall never divert me from the polar star by which I have ever been guided from early life—the great principle of Democracy upon ivhicli this Government rests, aud which cannot be carried out without the preservation of the Union of these States, The pretence hitherto employed by many who are now in the traitor's camp has been, " we are for the U-
Id= 3 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
THE CD1T1GB BI THE SSJ Childhoad'u days now pass before me, Forma and scenes ol long ago,. I/iku a dream they hover o'er me. Calm nnd bright as evenings g!»w; Dayn that knew no shado of Borrow, When my young heart, pure and free, JayJal h»iln<l-etreh-w»i'i!i illliffOW, In the cottage by the sea. Fancy sees the rose trees twiniup Round the old and rustic door . And, Mow,, the whito bench shining, Wlere 1 pntherrd shell* of jote •,— Hrard my.niothrrs gentle warning, A» she took me on her knee ; And 1 feel again life' * morning;, in (he lutUgc by the «ea. What though years have rolled above me Though mill fiirer scenes I roam, Y«t I ne'er Hh.ill ccoae to love thee. Childhood's <le:ir nnd happy home And when life's long duy is closing, Oh, how plennant it would be, On some fuithful breaxt reposing, In the cottage by the sea.
Id= 21 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
Stop Worryeng.—In a social gathering a few evenings Birtcc, the conversation turned upou the prevalent tendency among men to fret over evils, whether iuiaginary or real; and the subject was so impressed upon my mind as to change many a subsequently gloomy thought into brightness and peace. A clerical friend present related an incident in-his own experience, the moral which is too valuable to be hist to the public. At a celebrated watering place he met a lady who seemed hoveriug on the brink of the grave. Her cheeks were hollow and wan, her manner listless, her step languid, and her brow wore the severe contraction indicative both of mental and physical suffer^ to ob
Id= 10 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
The worst of-the law is that one suit breeds a score, - . , ¦>' ' • • • The abuse of riches is worse than the Want of them. • * "';.- ' '•', .- -'. - : ¦ "* -, • , - ¦ • To whom yon betrojryiitar secret yoir g irt your .liberty.. , . ., -. , ', . .. . --What good can it do an ass to be called a Jionv. ;-•• ' _ - ,. ¦'•' ; * ¦ - ¦ ' ¦¦ '- ' ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ " '• •' ¦tf.hocveris kbrTjant to the' fox JnuBfc " tear upliis ^yi ; ' . ¦ ' "¦* . " ¦ ' • ' ¦ ' >' ¦¦ * : ' /Words jiiro nothing but wind, but seeing is believing? -' . '* ¦' ' : ¦ '
Id= 23 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
. Doctob. Garth, of Edinburgh, was fond of a good thing . iiJTw; put of his practice. Stumbling into a church, one day, while" tha sennott . wasin progress, hefound the preacher iu tearsas hc.ppured out words, not thoughts, upon huilistening congregation;:. '* . j . "What mak ' eahim' weep?" asked Dr. Garth of one'standing Boarhini. ; ., • •-• ¦' " • - • . "By. ii$, faith,.and you wouli_ w<sfip.jtwvjf you were in his place and had or little to sayi'-'.wasrthe.answerv. " . ' . i>v^ J. .;;¦ .-r'; -^ ' i ¦ii&nn&9\p))e, - fax$&c f$kt£&j X&wmgQ the d<j«itpi? *<» ni. 8 flpw AcquttintancB, "cpme an&; ' di«e willi me, yon axe tdo^<M»4"i.felfo9 tolw'h'otfv ' ¦ • --¦¦ ;,'•:- *. »^;^
Id= 32 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
•To makokgood gardeni'-^get• i good wife, ' :,;; « f!% i. ,i t ; u ¦ ;•-. .- i-uf , ~_ -- j.r.i#i£ It-is Ba ' id that a kisa ' <jW fce^ot tnro ' blh within two seconds^;; . - . ¦ , .;; S' y -..?-. Was a real stingy man ever ktiown ft 1 give a joke?; . . .,, ° ' If you want to Kss-apret^ girli trhykUS her—if you can.,, If a pretty .girl Kraoto to kiss you, why let fcer—like a man * .
Id= 26 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
The WjSt They Go.—The Ncwbury-port Herald reminds us of facts calculated to diminish individual consequence- A thousand millions of people averaging only the-age of thirty years, requfres 91,000 to die every day, or one in every second of time, and as Wiany to be born to keep the number good. Half of those born disappear before they come toy maturity, as half the blossoms on a tree will fall worthless to the ground, but six in a hundred live to be sixty years old: but one in 590 reaches eighty, and but one in 1000 one.hundred.
Id= 15 : [Newspaper Article] — Village Record — 30 May 1862
Make truth creditable ajid children,will believe it; jmke goodness Jpv&l y und they will love U; make holiness diecrfut jmd they will be.-gladinifc-, bat rewind th«m,of thumr selvs- byvthreate:.oRr,«jrJiorft^BW^ »xA you impair;, the toroe ^Stcipcuncpnfleioua: offitc-k tibus-rtywar wor<fe paw-wverSboiu-^ul yj ^be forgotten. - : _ . - . •»• ' . ' ' -, • •;. ': ' . ¦ ¦ >.-I *?¦?;. ¦: U-\ ' , - ¦ /¦ "* '•¦ * ; - ¦ * ¦