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Per Mrs. Cooke.
Mr Bulkley.

Per Mrs. S. P. I. Bennett
Miss Isabella Pratt, East Messrs Smith Bros. butchers.

Mrs Henry
Weller & Hudson,

1 00 Chatham, N. Y.

16 Scofield..

5 00
Francis Pratt.
Mr Taylor.

2 00 Martha Lovejoy.

Per Mrs. Kelly.
" J. C. Gunther..

5 00
Mrs Jones.
* J. H, Cooke.
Mr Briggs

Per Mrs. E. W. Cheater.
Mrs Watkis.
Miss C. Hays.
* Phillips.
Mis Dr. Gunning.

2 00
E. Hays.
" Bloodgood.
Miss E. Alger...

3 00 S. Hays. ** Tinson. Mr Mewkill

1 00 Mrs S. G. Crany, Brooklyn. Kelly.

Mr Frank

1 00 Per Miss Post.

Mrs Jolly

Per Mrs. Ambler,
Tho. and J. G. Johnston.

2 00
Hartford, Conn.
Mr Geo. F. Bowne.
T. D. Sherwood.

1 00
Mrs R. P. Williams.
Smith & Brothers.
Mr Arnold...

10 00
Miss Louise Whittemore.
Mrs Neiss.
Mr Gunther.

10 00
Abbeline Pratt,
* John Adriance.
MrS, P. Gilbert..

10 00 Eliza Bushnell, * H. Wilson. Mrs Griffin...

5 00 Mrs Wheeler.

Amherst Wight.
Mrs T. Ketcham.

2 00 Miss Mary Watrous.

Miss Euphemia Wilmarth, Mr Windall..
Miss Rhoda A. Williams.
Mrs Holmes Maghee.
Messrs Peck & Schuthofr.

Mrs Prudence Bushnel.
" Horace Thurber.
Mrs Townsend..

1 00 Miss Emma Harrington. " S. R. I. Bennett. Mr Charles Sherman.


Per Mrs. Benedict.
Mrs B. E. Bates, Boston...

5 00 Per Mrs. Chester.

MrJ. H. Gilbert, Gilbertsville..

Mrs Dean.
Friend, per S. Angell....

10 00 Mrs Newell Chamberlain.


.1431 91 Alonzo F. Robbins.

* Charles Taylor. Chester.

- Waterbury Sherwood. * Benedict.

1,564 94 Conklin.

Geo. Comstock.

Vt. Miss Harriet Foote, Charlotte. Mrs Wm. D. Marsh, ACKNOWLEDGMENTS of DONATIONS to the

Mrs French. North Clarendon. Ladies' Charitable so-
ciety, Norwich.

Home for the Friendless, from Dec. 10th, to Dec. N. H. Miss Perkins, Winchester.

25th, 1863. Wass. Mrs M. E. Phillips, Northampton. Mrs Colt, Pitts- ($20 entitles the Donor to a Life-membership, and a copy of the

field. Miss M. C. Wade, Ipswich. Mrs L, Hills, Mrs A. Tuttle, Miss Callender, Miss Hendrick, Miss Billings,

A. & G. for life.) East Longmeadow. Juvenile Circle and Mrs Wm. Converse, Sixteen Acres, Springfield. Mrs Lizzie Southard

'HOME. and Minnie Southard, South Boston. A Friend, Bethle- V1.-Ladies' Charitable Society, Norwich, freight, 1 00 hem. Viss A. Rebecca Rowley, Southbridge.

Harriet M. Stone, Swanton Falls....

1 00 R.I. Mrs Thompson Wells, Mrs C. Potter, Mrs Wilcox,

Coll. by Mrs M. A. Weed, from a few friends, Fair Miss M. E. Smith, Westerly. Mrs M. A. Stone, Sprague


7 50 ville.

Mrs C. E. Long, for Bazaar, Highgate.

1 00 Conn. Mrs S. A. Nichols, East Haddam. Mary Ann


Libbie Vincent, Franklin..
Hayden, Julia B. Hayden, Mary E. Power, Windsor
Locks, Mrs Greenwood, Bethel. Friends of the Friend-

Mrs S. M. Fletcher, Bridport.

1 00 less, Norwich Falls. Mrs L, M. Wolcott, Colebrook. Mrs 0. Goodrich, Richmond.

50 Miss Treat, Bridgewater, Sophie and Lizzie Seymour, Friends, Castleton, freight..

1 00 West Hartford. Luceba Noyes of the Union s., per Mrs Burnap, Mrs Rice and Mrs Allen 50c each. David Selleck, Miss M. Heminway, Sutfield.

Mrs Cushman 44c, E. D. Allen 26c and Mrs N. Y. Mrs C. M. Hance, Penn Yan. Misses J, T. and C.

Grey 15c, Townsend..

2 35 Cooper, Brooklyn. Mrs W. P. Massey, Frank and Fred,

1 00 Mrs Cuthcart, Brownville. Cong. Ch., per Mrs Ballard,

N. II.-Lydia B, Foster, Nashur. Elmira, Mrs A. M. D. Palmer, Corning. Hattie, Fitch- Mrs Mary Wallace, Canaan.

1 00
burg. Miss Kate A, Dunscomb, Flushing. Mrs M. Nass.--A Friend, Amherst, per Mrs S. Stearns... 1 00
Handy, South Danby. Vinnie R. Moser, Phelps, Miss
Elizabeth C. IIill, Barre Centre. Mrs Susan Wheeler,

A. Billings, M. Phelps, Mrs H. Kibbe 50c each and
W. Phelps 150, E. Longmeadow.

1 6.5
Mrs R. W. Otis, Miss E. E. Otis, Kanona. S. A. Blair,
(azenovia. Miss Carrie Snow, Lucy M. Snow. Poolville.

Mrs S. J. Cochran, Chicopee Falls.

1 00 Mrs 0. Chapman, Binghamton. Miss Jennie II. Dur- J. H. Smith, Southfield...

2 00 yen. Miss Puebe A. Young, Flatbush. Virs C. M. Snow, Conn.-Mry E. S. Chapman and Mrs E. Tuttle $1 Phelps. Mrs E., Binghamton. Ella, Addie, Hattie, Miss

each, Mre E. Haunmond 25c, Vernon Center.... 2 25 Bemis S. S. Class, Oxford. Mr T. B. Clizbe, Little Falls.

1 CO

Mrs W. Booth, Mendon, freight.
Mrs Henry Vather and Busy Bee Soc., Binghamton.
Miss D. Ludington, Carmel. Mary E. S., Evans. Mrs J.

S. E. Benedict, Woodbury.

1 50 Howard, Auburn.' Miss Lizzie Weils, Morrisania. MN Ladies, Torringford, freight.

25 P. E, Tinklepaugh, Preston Hollow, Mr3 C. M. Howes, Nancy M. Sherman, Waterbury

1 09 Pen Yan, Mrs F. M. II. Flinu. Geneva. Addie Leete, Rev. Gruszory, Stepney.

2 09 Vernon. Mrs Sherman Clark and family, Pulaski.

1 00

L. A. Bentley, Willington.
Mrs S. S. Smith, Mt. Kisco. Mrs Richel Kingsley per
H, C., Cinematius. Vrs T. C. Ballard, Le Roy. "Home V. E. II., South Danby..

Child." Mt. Kisco. Miss F. C. Brodher, Kingston. Mrs H. P. Mascay, Brownville 75c, her little
Mrs Hoes' S. S. (lasy, Kingston. Several friends, Tarry-

Frank, 20...

1 00 towi). Phone W. Underhill, ('roton Point Ladies of E. D. Meriam and a Friend $1 cach, Hobart.. 2 00 Presb. Sew. Soc. per Cordelia Hartshorn, Ifornellsville.

Mr E. Loomis $1, Mrs Gould, Mrs Lansing and
Mr George Saunders, Croton. Ois C. Bobler, Mrs H.
Parker, Sag Harbor, Mrs Tomlinson, Brooklyn.

Misx Cbee man 500 each, Mrs Winnie 250, frt.
70, Richie Spriuga...

3 45
Y. Y. City. Miss Lestrarlo, Estelle Crandall, Addie Ennis,
Geraldine Ennis, Mr J. P. Coifin. 3 Sprague, Old

A Friend, W. Kendall.

I 00 Ludillone, MrTibbuls, Mr R Ammernum, Viss A.

A Friend, Auburn.

1 00
Stubes, Mr II. Wilson, Atwater & Co. per Mrs Ingram, Mrs H. N. Gaylord 1 25, Mrs H. Simons and Mrs
I furnished table from the pupils of Miss Coe's school, E. Smith $1 each, Marion Simons 75c, H. S. Si.
MOS A. M. Vredenburgh, Miss Maggie Adriance, Mrs S. mons and II. A. Gaylord 50e each, Stainford... 5 00
J. Goodenough. Mrs T. Carleton and sister, Master and

Mrs Geo. Saunders, Croton, freight.

3 30 Miss Dimond, Mrs Horace Webster, Mrs Agnew, Vrs Beebe and daughter, Morty Dye, Miss Minnie Elwell,

Mrs F. A. Gray 3 50 for special case, Mr3 J. IIaloMrs Rev J. Emmendorf. Miss Peale, Miss Sophie C. Price,

Mrs Sarah Fawcett, Mott Haven..

4 00 Ladies' Sewing Circle of 20 Cong. Ch., Coventry- 2 50 C. L. H., Brooklyn...

1 50 Ladies' Aid Society, Picket Line 1 56, Friends, Nunda 44c, per M. C. Barker..

2 00 Mrs S. F. Beal, Phelps...

1 00 Mr. J. I'oster, Palmyra..

50 A Friend, Elmira.

25 A Friend, Preble...

20 Friends, North Pitcher 7 70, of which Mrs Smith and her Infant Class 75c...

7 70 8 W. Warner, New Albion..

50 U. L. Farnham, Silver Creek

1 00 Annie C. Tracy, New Albion,

50 Ladies' Sewing Society. Walton, freight 400 and Mrs C. S. Benedict 1 00...

5 00 H. M. Shufeldt, Chatham 4 Corners, freight... 1 00 Charlotte R. Waugh, Canton.,

2 00 Mrs J. M. Hogarth 2 00, Mrs A. H. Young 200,

her son Richard 50c and a Friend 50c, Sacketts Harbor

5 00 Rev S. Jessup, Mrs D. W. Noyes, Mrs M. Crane,

Mrs E. L. Stanley and a Friend 50c each, Miss
Kern, Mrs Wilkinson, Mrs Proctor, Mrs Smith,
Mrs Hall, Mrs Baldwin, Jrs Long and Migs
Kellogg 250 each, Mrs Palmer 18c, other Friends
57% Dansville...

5 50 Mre H, H, Phinney, Irvington, for Christmas din. 5 00 Mrs B. II. Howells an. don. Williamsburgh.

3 00 Ladies, Angelica, freight....

1 50 Subscribers, Norwich,

75 Jaumnes Patton, Newburgh.

1 00 Miss R. Ingall's Bible Class, Binghamton, per Mrs A. C. Loveland..

2 50 Friends, Fenner, freight..

50 Mrs A. Dayton, Harpersfield..

2 00 Mrs Harvey Way, Binghamton.

10 00 Lillie R. Williams, Astoria..

5 00 Elizabeth Rewey, Lockport.

1 00 Mrs W. J. Hunt $2, Mrs E. M. Potwine 31 and 1 20 from other Frieuds, Ellington...

4 20 S. S. of Cong. Ch., Cambria Centre, a New Years gift, per l'rank Scoville, Treas...

21 55 V. Y. City-Mrs Martin Hoffman.

1 00 Mrs Van Wagenen, for Christmas.

2 00 Mrs E. F. Hatfield..

5 00 Mrs J. Camerdon, an, don.

10 00 Mrs Christian Zabriskie

20 00 Mr Joseph Taylor,...

5 00 Mr J. J. Brown, for Bazaar.

1 00 Friends per Richard Amerman.

20 00 Miss Sarah M. Hitchcock, per Mrs S. R. I. Bennett 50 00 Sarah E. Bleecker,

1 00 Mrs J. A. Ryerson..

5 00 Cash.

10 00 Mra Newell. per Mrs Bennett..

1 00 Mrs Thos. Denny, a Christmas offering per Mrs Dr. Ball..

10 00 Mrs H. C. Hall, per Mrs MeCarthy.

1 00 G. C. Halstead

5 00 Thos, W, Birdsall.

10 00 M. 0. Roberts.

100 00 A Friend

1 00 Mrs John Caswell per Mrs E. Starr.

23 00 V.J.-Mrs R. S. Williams, Clinton,

5 00 Anna B, Chureh, South Orange.

1 00 A Frienri, for special case.

1 00 Miss Harriet Schenck, Jan..sburg Flatts.

1 00 Pa.--A widowed frieud, Strasburgh.

1 00 Avails of a social gatherins, per J. Armstrong, Wattsburg

4 10 A friend. Allentown..

2 00 Caroline Beatty, New Hamburg.

2 00 1. A. Kuight, East Bethlehem

1 00 M. Batty 22, S. A. Wilson, II. Ormsby. L. Woods,

L Porter, E. CMClelland and Koome, 50e. each, Clark, per N. W. McClelland.

5 00 Mrs E. M. Strout, Evansburg... Mrs Stone $1 50, Mrs Kirtland, Mrs Spence, Mirs


way 2J0, Vrs L. Harris 2 00, Mrs G. Whitney Mrs Dye, Vrs Geo. Brandon, Ilattie Brandon, Miss 1 50, Miss L. Halloway and Mrs P. Goddaril 1 00 Mary Oldı, Ama Brooks, Mrs M. P. Brown, Mrs How

each, Mrs C. Seymour, Mrs C. Powell, Mrs S. ell, Mrs Merwin, Mrs Hardenbrook, Miss Abbie Trow- Willis, Mrs A. Hayward and Mrs D. Bond 50c bridge, Miss C. Yzuaga per Mrs Ellis.

each, Mrs M. H. Hodgman 1 00, Mrs J, Ensign Penn. Miss L. M. Botts, Mrs S. Botts and other friends,

25c. York.

17 75 per Mrs E. Callender, Melville Mrs S. E. Jenkins, Mr Bling Clark, Andover.

1 00 [rs Jane Ward, 78 years of age, Honesdale.

Mary II Smitzer, Oneida....

1 00 Ohio. Miss Emily IIammond, Richfield, Miss C. M. Davis,

Mrs Lois Shaw, Low Hampton..

1 00 Mantu). Friends, S. S. and others, Mt. Pleasant. Fan

Rebekah IIawks. Williamsburgh

2 00
nie and Ida Jones, Lizzie Ladd, Ama B. Hammond,

Mrs Rey D. Tully, Mrx Rev J. Gilmore, Mrs H.
Mary A. L. Masters, Lizzie L. Cunningham, Smithfield.
A friend, Cleveland. Sarah A. Day, West Springtield.

Jones, Mrs 0. Gilbert and Miss E. F. Benton $1
Miss Hannah Day, Ashleyville. Mrs E. Stevens,

each, Mrs Eldridge, Mrs Seymour and Mrs
Rochester. Sarah M. Hall, Oberlin.

Hays 500 each, Widow Andrews, Mrs E. Bristol
Mich. A well-wisher, Leoni. Ladies' Soc. of Pres. Church. aud Miss F. Scott 23c cach, per Mrs T. M. Mit-

chell, Ballston Spa...

7 25
Iowa. Sarah A. Littlefield, Van Buren. Clara, Windsor. Ladies, Southampton, per M. Halsey..

11 00
Unknown. Enging from a friend, A toilet cushion Mrs Marvin Day, for sufferers in the Jully riot $5,
Friends of Humanity.

Miss P. Baker 50c, Lebanon..

5 50

5 00

Friends. Cong, Ch., Hannibal..

S. J. Brewster, Hannibal..

4 00
Per Mrs. J. W. Buleer.

Mrs M. P., for special case, Allen Center.
Ms folland.
5 00 Mrs S Beckwith, East Avon..

2 00
VI A. Van Schaick
5 00 An aged Friend, Bangar.

1 00
Mrs Wetmor..

Mrs D. Parsons, Rushford.

2 00
J. Mannins

Mr John W. Mason, Scarboro, per Mrs North... 10 00
J. D. Batea

Mrs Nancy Blackman, W. 31aceilon.

1 00
* E. C. Benciict, for Refreshment Table

Miss L. B. Babcock, Unndilla Forks, freight.. 1 00
Prs. R. J. Buchanan.
Mis Lura Welen, EXOX

1 00
Ball, Dlak & Co.....

27 00
Mrs E. Hollanbeck, Whitney's Point.

Julius S. Iacora......

3r E. Pitcb, Curlisle.

2 00

Torrey. and Mrs Dr King $1 each Mrs C.

Hanai 50 per Mrs Jane Ward, lIonescale.... 6 00 0.-Collected in First Cong, Chh., Oberlin, per E. J. Goodrich...

25 58 Mrs M. Dayton and Mrs D. Booth $1 ench, Mantua

2 00 Mrs L. G. B. Hills 85, Mrs E. B. Clark 2 00,

Louisa J. Clark aad Emma Monroe 1 00 each,

9 00 Mrs E. Stephens, Rochester.

1 00 Mrs 8. A. Rowley, her little daughter, and Miss M. A. Cone, 50c each, Fredericktown..

1 50 Friends in Hambden, per L. E. S. Osborne.

4 00 Mrs. M. A. Clark, Warrenville..

50 Mrs. Dorcas Carey, Carey.

2 00 Mrs Charles Parker, Aurora....

50 A Friend, Hiram..

1 00 Mrs P. Stephens, Brunswick, a New Year's gift.. 1 00 Mrs H, Giddings !0 00, Mrs S. Jones, Mrs L. E.

Parker, Mrs S, Bailey, Mrs C. and T. Andrews
1 00 each, Mrs V. Fobes, Mrs S. B. Decker
Mrs M. Bladen, C. Bradley, and S. Lindsey
250 each, George and Jessie 30c, a New Year's
gift from friends iu Wayne und Lindenville,
per Miss T. Andrews, Lindenville.

16 60
L. M. Badger, Gustavus, freight.
Mrs S. Atherton and C. Walworth, 5Cc cach, Peru 1 00
Mrs. J. A. Scott, Bainbridge.....

500 Isand.-Mr and Mrs Torr, Green Castle.

1 50


2 00


III.-Mrs Thompson 1 00, Mr Winslow 50c, Roscoe
J. A. Taylor, Alton,

1 50
Teacher and pupils of a District school in Sheffield

Vt.-Charlotte, 6 prs, stockings from Mrs E. H. Wheeler. Mrs N. J. B. 50c the first earnings of her little boys

5 00
per E. E. Durand....

1 14 North Clarendon, 2 bols, potatoes from Mr Marsh, a quilt 30c York. Jennei and Lizzie Smith, for Bazaar, Cincinatti... 1 00

and comforter from Mrs Mary B. Olin and shawl from Mr and Mrs E. and A. Bazin, Griggsville.

Fanny M. Smith 3 00, Frank and Stanley Millard

Mrs French.
Mrs J, P. Wood, Albion..

20 00
500 each, George Dickinson 20c, Kittie and

Swanton, a box clothing from Mrs Harriet M. Stone. Mich.--Mrs E. B. Warner, Cassopolis...

1 00
Cora 150 Harh, Ashtabnla..

4 50 Castleton, a bbl, apples and package clothing from a few Mrs Swain, Mrs McNabb, Mrs. Byron, Mrs Tapley 1 00

R. C. Naylor and S. A. Penrose 250 each, Penns.

50 and M. Campbell 50c each, Mrs and Miss Mc

Norwich, a box quilts, clothing and basted work from the

1 00
Albert Naylor, Pennsville..

Ladies' Charitable Society.
Cartha 250 each per Oliver Swain, Clay Banks 3 00
Mr. E. C. Dudley 2 00, Mr John Dudley and wife

Eighteen of our young friends in Pennsville.

1 00 Hanover, a package clothing from Mrs Smith, 2 00, Mt, Vernon II.-Allie, Lizzie, James and Clark 250 each,

Mass.-Northampton, a package clothing from a few Collected by C. N. Root, Liberty..

4 00

1 00 friends, per M. E. Phillips. A friend, Hillsdale..

2 00
Fred Camp 50c, Frank Wiley, 40c George Hay.

Dorchester a box clothing, lemons, etc., also a box of Mrs E- D. Starr, Memphis..

1 00
ward and Moses Johnson 250 each, Salon 150,

raisins from Mrs Newbery.
Mrs J. Whipple 50c, Mrs Sparks, and Mrs Gardner

their S. S. teacher 45c, Brimfield.

2 00 East Longmeadow, a package clothing from Mrs Hannah 25c each freight Leoni. Little Newell, Ford, Kline, for special case per Mrs

Bissel, 80 years of age, and other friends, walnuts from 1 00

Evans, Bradford.. Mrs T. Wheeler 1 00, Mrs Updyke, Mrs. Hobart

1 00 George and Eddie. Mrs G. Lord, Miss Bingham and Miss Babbitt Edward E. Leonard and John McDonald 40c each,

R. I.-Westerly, a quilt, etc. from Miss M. E. Smith's S. 50c each, Mrs Adams 33, Mrs Palmer 32, Mrs

and Henry Menke 10c each, s. s. boys

S. Class.
in Beardstown..

1 00 Howard, Mrs Simpson, Mrs Keeler, Mrs C.

Conn.-Ashford, a p’kge clothing from friends.
Lord, Miss Danforth and Miss Hamilton 250
Ind.--Eliza and Mary 250 each, Martha, Sarah and

Torringford, a bbl. clothing from the ladies, per Mrs J. C. each, Grass Lake.....

Timmie, Josie and Eva Torr 10c cach, Green
5 65

1 00 Wis.-Mrs McEwen, Darlington,

Danbury, 6 aprons and 7 prs, stocking from Miss Mariett 1 00 Juliette Hollister

Mich.--Two children, Burr Oak......

20 Crosby. 3 00 Mrg. G. C. Benton, Columbus.

Danbury, a parcel clothing from Mrs Langdon Constable. Ada S. Adams' S. S. class Emma 53c, Mary and

25 Mrs Williams, Oregon..

Waterbury, a parcel of clothing from Mrs Nancy M. 50

Millie 50c each, Sophia and Ida 250 each,
Marion 5, their teacher 67c also little Freddie

Jane Robinson, Utica....

15c and Charlie 10c, Grass Lake...

2 75 Meriden, a box clothing, quilt and dried apples from Mrs Towa.-Elizabeth F. Ladd, Ottumwa.. 23 00

Walter Booth.
Wois.-Little Frank Peacock, Fond du Lac...... 50
Miss S. E Moger, Spragueville..

Ninn.-Collected by little Gertrude Van Vlint,

N. Y.-Vienna, a package of clothing from Miss Rowley. Rev, M. Cady 1 00, Mrs P, Mitchell 50c, Marquo

from friends in Lake City...

1 25 keta City..:

Brownville, a package clothing from Mrs W. P. Massey. 1 50

Corning, a package clothing, quilt and basted work from M, L, H., Danville.

Iowa.--Clara Myron and their father and mother
I 00
place not stated......

1 00

a few ladies of the Presb Ch., per Mrs A. M. D. Palmer. Mrs M Graig $1, Miss E. Boyd 750, Misy J. Gorm.


Frankie, Franklin... by 50c, Kate, Amelia, Lizzie and Olive Boyd

Ballston Spa, & package clothing from Miss Lydia Mid

dlebrooks, Miss Harriet Benton, Mry T. M. Mitchell 500 each, Mrs Alexander 25c, Maggie, Samuel, Mo.- Mary and Johnny Zook, earned by good be


Mrs Rev David Tully and others. Jerry and Mattie Smyth, and Lucy and An.

havior, 250 each, Forest City.

Andover, little Nellie's clothes from Mre E. A. Harman. drew Maffitt 250 each, other friends 50c, Mt.

Ridgebury, A package wheaten grits, farina and sugar Vernon

7 00

from Mrs S, W. Arms.
Mrs J. E. B., Marquoketa.
1 00

Westerlo, a box provisions and clothing from Mrs A, T.

1 00 C. E. Carpenter, Williamstown..

V*.--Mrs E. A. Fosse, Franklin. 4 00


1 00 Mrs Wm. D. Marsh, N. Clarendon.

3 00 Minn.-Rev J. N. Williams, Cannon Falls.

Perry Centre, & pr. mittens from a friend. ^. 1'.-Betsey Shearer, Willink...

1 00 La.--S. Straight, New Orleans 25 00

Unadilla Forks, à bbl. quilts, clothing, dried fruit, etc. Mrs Milton Bush, Rutledge.

5 00

from Miss Lucy P. Babcock. C. E.--Mrs R. Crohurst, Fort Village...

Almira Town, Skane&teles.

5 00

Poland. a package clothiug from Mrs Abel Stillman. Pa.-Mrs M. Breden, Bakerstown..


Smyrna, 2 bbls. quilts, clothing, dried fruit, etc, from the CHILDREN'S RESPONSES.

0.-Olive B. and Rebecca Terrell, Mt. Pleasant.... 2 00 ladies of the Cong. Soc., 1 bbl. potatoes from Mr G. N. Mrs R. Brown, Mecca....

1 00 Wilcox, per Mrs H. M. Dixon. V**.--From Little Frankie (dec'd] Brattlebore, gold 1 50

Miss,--Mrs M. E. Orr, Cambria.

3 00

Croton Point, a package clothing from Mary U. Walker. Libbie Vincent, Franklin. 60

Auburn, a quilt and 3 worsted balls from little Alice

Hass.--Mingie Southard, South Boston...


Sing Sing, a quilt from Mrs James Cornell, per Mrs G. R. I.-Corected by little Alice Taylor, Westerly,

W. Honsley. per Miss M, E. Smith..

1 75 Ct.-Ann. Coll, in Cong. Chh, S. Norwalk, 13 00 of
wbich 10 00 to complete L. M. of Mrs. Rev.

Walton, a tub of butter (from the lady friends of the Ct.-Mrs E. Marsh, New Milford, the savings of

Home. 50 her little Lattie (dec d).

S. Haight, and 3 00 to complete Mrs Amanda

13 00 Benedict's L.M.

Summer Hill, a package quilts and clothing from the Fem. Harry and Philo, out of their savings bank, Water

Bap. Aid Soc. per Mrs Amherst Wight.
Mrs Wm. Seymour and children, West Hartford,

South Kortright, a bbl dried apples and clothing from the bury.

to apply on L.M......

2 00 Roses Brook Sew. Soc. per Mrs E. M. King. Mary E. Atkins 1 00, Charles S. Atkins 50c MidLadies of the Beney Soc'y in First Cong. Chh, in

Preston Hollow, a box clothing from Mrs Rev Hiram dletown..

1 50
Waterbury to complete L.M.'s of Mrs W. A.

Haynes and other friends per Mrs O. Deveraux. Sayings of Letta, Emma, Julia and Hattie, E.

Morris and Nathan Cook 810 each, and $14 to

Pulaski, a box cloth'g from Mrs Sherman Clark & family. Haven...

apply on L.M. of Mrs David Bishop... 34 00

Lockport, a box of clothing from Elizabeth Raney.

Wayne, a package clothing from Mrs Julia A. Fletcher. N. Y.-Eddie Wells, 80c, Sarah and Mattie 10c

5 00
N. Y.-Mrs Campbell, Utica to apply on her L.M.
1 00

Butternuts, a box quilts and clothing from the Ladies' each, Utica.

Mrs Sam'l Titus, Auburn, first pay't on L.M... 10 00 Benev. Soc. of the Baptist Church. Ella, Graco, Raleigh, Bella & Mary, a S. S. class,

5 50 Mrs Servilia Gilbert, Lebanon to complete L.M.

Mt. Kisco, a box quilts, cloth'g & calico from the Sew. Soc. 30 Richfield Springs. Mrs Cynthia Ann Keeler, to cons't her daughter

Low Hampton, 62 lbs butter, clothing and dried fruit from 15 Florence and Emma, Winchester..

in-law Mrs Cornelia E. Keeler a L.M., Sher

a few friends per L. P. Millard. Alvin, Josie, Jimmy and Johnny, Balston Spa... 28

New Albion, a box Quilts, clothing and dried fruit from man.

20 00 50

a few friends per Mrs Sarah W. Warner. Little Janie Dill, 6 yrs old Middletown.

Mrs R. P. R. Camp, of Evans, part pay't on L.M, 15 00 Croton, a box quilts, clothing, basted work, dried fruit Albert and Freddie, Howard, Frank, Gussie, Mrs Jane L. Richmond, E. Granger to complete

&c. from the ladies per Mrs George Saunders. Charlie and Eddie 10c each, with other ebild.


2 00 Sprague's Corners, 1 quilt and package cloth'g from a few ren in Miss Brodhead's school, Kingston.... 1 15

friends. 5

A friend, to compleie L.M. of Mrs. Rev'd John Mary E. S., Evans..

Todd, Tarrytown..

15 00

N Nassau, a package clothing from Miss Tucker. 40 Alfred W. Conklin, Middletown..

Candor, a bbl apples from Mr G. N. Todd. 60

George Ellis, to cons't his daughter Annie B. Ellis M. F. Beckley, a little girl in Stamford..

Binghamton, a bbl potatoes from Mr Henry Mather. a L. M., Tarrytown..

20 00 50 Eddie Dickinson, Bangor..

Perry, a box clothing, quilts and dried fruit from the Mr James Bigler, to const his daughter Harriet

ladies of the Baptist Society. Charlie Eddie, and Hattie Kidder 1 00 each, by

Virginia Bigler a L. M., Newburgh per Mrs

Brooklyn, 7 pairs stockings from Mrs Woods. their Father, Coxsackie.

3 00
E. S. West.

20 00 Sag Harbor, a package clothing from Mrs Basset. Little Lizzio Hubbell, Mt. Kisco.

Mrs J H Gilbert of Gilbertsville, part payment on

N. Y. City. A parcel clothing from Mrs C. L. Tiffany Clara, Ida, Lottie, Nellie and Theron Strictland,

L.M. per Mrs Chester..

10 00 2 bbls veg. from Mr I. H. Ford 25 each one half gilver dime, Evans.. Ladies of Pres. Chh, in Bridgehampton, to cons't

A bbl potatoes from Mr T. W. Lord 10 Frank and Willie, Unionville.

Mrs Mary J. Gray a L. M.....

20 00 1 Ham from Mr Israel Potter Byron L. Stoll. 30c, Frank and Hattie, 10c each,

3 chickens from a friend for Houston st. Ind. S. Watkins.. 50 N. Y. City-Mrs Isaac Adriance to cons't Mr

A package of clothing from Mrs Yznaga.

John Adriance an Hon-Member, and Misses Hiram Short 1 00 Charles Crispen, 50, and Ed

1 quilt from Mrs J, P. Coffin 1 60 ward Short 10c, Cleaveland....

Margaret and Kate Adriance L.Mg...

60 00

N. J. Newark, 1 pr stockings from Miss Tuck
1 25
A juvenile clas in Green, per Mrs Anna Babcock
A friend to apply on L.M. of Mrs G. B. Owen of

Penn. Waymart, A box quilts, clothing, basterd work, 1 00 Penny savings of little Maggie Stewart, Sedwick.


5 00

dried fruit, pin-cushions etc., from a few friends, per Mrs Kent to complete L.M. per Mrs J. W. Baker. 10 00

Mrs H, W. Leonard Hattie Hamblin 25c, and Clara Weed 10c, their

35 first earnings, Fenna... III.--Miss E. Fish and Miss Trask, Dover, to com

Meadville, A box of clothing, calico, cheese, fruit etc. from plete L.M. of Mrs Rev L. L. Lansing.... 10 00

subscribers to the Advocate per Mrs E Callender N. 1'. City.-Savings of little Ellie Baldwin,

25 for Bazaar. Iona.-Elizabeth F. Ladd, Ottamuwa, to cons't

Wis. Horicon, A quilt from Mrs Gilman, Jones and others Samuel Atwater, Bell and Mary Ford, Florence

herself a L. M.

20 00 Mich. Port Huron, A package of clothing from A. E. and Lottie Barker, Isaac Bloodgood, George

Wastell per Mrs Julia A Gillette of Hartford, Vt

Leoni, A box clothing, quilt, dried corn etc. from Mrs R. Winchel, Sarah E. Beers, dec'd, littie Eva,


Smith, Mrs Elethorp, Mrs Goucher, Mis S. Gardner Florence, Tully, Mary and Willie, a penny a

and Mrs Sparks month subscription, [found in box, place not N Y. City.-Mr James D. Oliver, per Mrs E. S.

Tecumseh. A bbl. quilts, clothing and basted work from stated)...

1 59
West for School No. 2...

5 00 Ladies' Society of Pres church N. J.-Millie and Emma 10c each, Bloomfield.... 20

0. Thompson, A box clothing, stockings and yarn from Pa.-Little Anna Jameson, Strasburgh.. 25

Mrs Levia Fonney 86 years of age, per Mrs E. Strong

West Williamsfield, A box quilts, clothing, dried fruit etc 25 A little boy in St. Mark's S.S., Lewiston.. CLOTHING, PROVISIONS, &c., received from from the

Sew. Soc. also a package from Mrs Squires 0.-Tillie Bane 25c, Rosie Decker 20c, Wayne.. 55

Colerain, A box quilts, clothing, and articles for Bazaar Charlie and Freddie Wood, a Christmas gift, Smith.

Dec. 10th to Dec. 25th.

from four friends per Joshua Maule field 50

Cardington, A box clothing from Lydia Cook and Eliza20 Johnny and Mary's earnings, Savannah.

beth Shunk per Joseph Morris N. H.-Hanover Centre, a package clothing from Laura

Smithfield, A box for Bazaar and package clothing from Ada and Fanny Dresser, 500, Nellie and Eliza S. Smith,

T. and I. Jones Woodworth 50c, first fruits of gelf-denial, West

Winchester, a bbl. clothing, beans and dried apples from Bowling Green and New Westfield, Letty C. Wilson, little Williamsfeld. 1 00 Mrs A. J. Humphrey.

David, and their friends per Rev. P. C. Baldwin

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sympathies, anıl give you my prayers. If, by NATIONAL MEMORIAL.--This

the blessing of Providence, I should again be Memorial is one of the finest works of art ever gotton

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copies have only to send or give the following particulars to

many needs during the coming winter.
the principal or local agents who sell it: Tho Name; the
Rank; in what capacity he entered the service; what Reg.

iment and Company; his promotion, if any; the battles he

Gladly would I increase the enclosed sum was in, in their regular order; if wounded, in what battle,

REV. ISAAC FERRIS, D. D., LL, D., President,
and date; if he fell, in what battle, and date ; if honorably

four-fold, if only for my mother's sake, who
discharged from the service, and date. If still living, and in
the service of our country, give all particulars up to the

Principals. A few pupils admitted as boarders. prizes your dear paper next her Bible, but it is present time, and they wili be filled up in the most beautiful

the mite of a soldier's little ones, and their pay style, leaving room to enter the particulars of what may occur to them up to the time they may leave the service. Important Legacies have been lost to the Home through does not warrant large outlays in any direction. Please be particular in relation to the foregoing instructions, informality. It is therefore earnestly requested of those who

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design to benefit the Institution by giving it a place in their promptness.

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FORY OF A BEQUEST. a large percentage of which goes to the brave men who

From a grateful soul.God bless you, dear have participated in the battles for the preservation of our

I give and bequeath to the American Femala Guardian glorious Union and Constitution :

Society, incorporated by the Legislature of New York, in friends. Your work is a mission of love, and

the year 1849, the sum of $ to be applied for the
Copies not filled up....

$1 00
Benefit of the Home for the Friendless, or to other charit-

those saved through your instrumentality, will Copies filled up.

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able uses of said Society.
Copies in fraines, not filled up...
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be precious trophies to cast at your Redeemer's

The Will should be attested by three witnesses, who should
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write against their names, their place of residence, and state feet, while you sing, “Not unto us, but unto
The sale of this Memorial will be given to those who have that they signed the instrument at the request of the testator, Him that has loved us, and made us unto God
been maimed in the service of our country, and the profits and in the presence of the testator and each other, and that
will go to them. Men of this class, who are worthy and can the testator declared to them that it was his or her last Will kings and priests, unto His name be glory."
furnish suitable recommendations, from all the loyal states and Testament.
are wanted to act as agents.
W. H. BEEBE, Sole Agent,

Two boy babies, six months old, one with black and the
other with blue eyes, fine, healthy children, each need a

For the Advocate and Guardian. 683-7.

loving mother to care for them. Apply to the Children's
First Floor, Room No. 3,
Secretary, Home for the Friendless.


LOOK up, mourning sister, through tears thou may'st see;
VLOWER SEEDS, DELAWARE GRAPE VINES, The carrier of this paper, Mr. John E. LINE, is authorized
Flowering Plants, &c., in variety, sent by mail. Cata-

Though the storm-cloud hangs o'er thee, there's starlight
to receive subscriptions.
logues gratis. Address

for thee,
H. B. LUM, Sandusky Ohio.

On the pillow where resteth thine idol alone,

EXTRACTS FROM CORRESPONDENCE. See, the light glanceth softly athwart the pale stone. POSTAGE ON THIS PAPER.

When the rain falleth stilly, beside thy lone hearth

A friend in Nebraska writes:
By the new law, the postage on single copies of the A. $

Thou viewest in anguish that low mound of earth;
G. is now six cents a quarter--payable in advance-in al This morning I saw in the Evangelist an ac-

The dear head which rested upon thy fond breast,
parts of the United States.
count of two little girls going without their

How dreary to have it such pillow of rest.
A package of four copies, which weighs 4 ounces, sent to

When the snow-wreath envelopes the dark, frozen ground,
dinner for seventeen days, “to help the chil-
*one address, is subject to no more postage than a single

Thou, shuddering, thinkest of one tiny mound;
copy-according to Instruction 36, which Postmasters will dren who were poorer than they.” Thinking A lone little hillock, formed of the damp mold-
please see,
of that, although poor myself, I cannot eat of

A cherished one, sleeping still "out in the cold."
From 5 to 8 copies, to one address, 12 cents a quarter.

And the heart moans in anguish, beside the still hearth,
From 9 to 12 do

do 18

our good Thanksgiving dinner without adding

For chilly, and lonely, and dreary is earth.
and so on, at the rate of 6 cents a quarter for every 4 ounces my mite to theirs. Therefore you will find en-

And mourning one, watching mid our country's night, or fraction thereof.

closed one dollar for the Saviour, to whom you For footsteps which come not, oh, look to the light. In order to receive the paper at the lowest rate of post. age, it is necessary to take them, not singly, but at least four are giving through His little ones.

On distant and bloody fields, piled with the slain, copies; and so of clubs, they should be made up-if possible Respectfully yours, Mrs. H. B. H.

They sleep, who were folded within thy heart's fane,

Above their danap pillows thou never may'st weep; -of 8, 12, 16, 20 and so on.

No tear-drop shall waken the hero's last sleep.
As an inducement to those who now recelve it singly, to

Little Susie S. writes:--I was very sorry

Yet mourn not-"the angels from climes of the blest," make up a small club of four or eight, the Ex. Com. propose to put the subscription price for four copies--to one address when I read in the Advocate that the show

With pltying footfall, are guarding their rest;

And though the storm howleth, and wintry winde rave, -at 75 cents a year, and for eight copies in the same way case was empty. Every night when I was

Though snowy veil falleth, there's light on the grave. -at 60 cents a year. Twelve copies, and over, will be at the rate of 50c. a year.

tucked up in my little bed, I thought of the For, soft as the angel's tread on the dark sod, At offices where there are several single subscribers Home and what I could do to help you. As I

There lingers a radiance which brightens the clod.

Deep sorrow has shrouded the sun's joyous light,
receiving it to their separato addresses, by their uniting to-
am a little girl but eight years old, father and

No pitying Luna steps into thy night,
gether and having it in one package, to one address, it will

mother have encouraged me, and I have earn- Yet, on the dark curtain of thy shadowed skies,
materially reduce the postage on each,
ed one dollar, There was a surprise party at

Stands a little star-promise-"thy brother shall rise."

CORA. E POSTMASTERS and others, desiring papers to be grandpa's, and they collected one dollar and

Cleveland, Dec, 1863,
discontinued, will please send the name of the P. O. as well

fifty cents. We bave two quilts almost made,
as of the subscriber,
and a good many other things. I will send

P Packageg-not letters-should be marked : you fifty cents just to keep your courage up.


You may expect a box about Christmas. I
29 E. 29TH ST.,

$1 a year, (in advance) to Single Subscribers.
have learned to write on purpose to tell you

Four copies, to one address, at the rate of 750 a year.

Eight do



600 do. 1. Chapman, (Healey's Express, ) Pier 16, N. R.

how much I love the Home. Father says we Twelve copies (and over) to one address, 50c do. A list of articles, with donors' names and post-office ad. may have a little girl from the Home sometime. Letters concerning the Adrocate and Guardian, and those dress, should be enclosed in the package, and another similar

containing funds for the Society, should be addressed : list sent by mail, stating when the package was forwarded I would like one about my age, with curly


29 E. 29th Street,
The only safe way of transmitting funds, is by draft, pay. hair. I see by the Guardian you received my
able to Mrs. Sarah A. Stone, Treasurer,

Box 4740.

New York, last money.

Lettery designed for publication, should be addressed to the TO DONORS.-Small Packages, sent to the City by private

Editress of the Advocate and Guardian, 29 E. 29th St., Xer

York, Box 4740. hand, may be left at either of the following places:

What an invalid can do.--Enclosed I send Letters designed for the Board or Exeentive Committee, North and Gillette, (Buck Gloves, Mittens, Army Gaunt. lets, Country Knit Wool Hose, Furs, &c.,) 18 Cortland St. six dollars for the Advocate and Guardian. I

and Reports of Auxiliaries, address Corresponding Secreta

ries, A. F. G. Sot, 29 E. 29th St. New York. Box 4740, Jas. 0. Bennett, Commission Merchant, 30 Whitehall St. am still an invalid, and likely to be. Though Advertisements Only short ones are received-200 a line.

[No. 686. Jar. 16, 1864.]




"I delivered the poor that cried, and the fatherless, and him that had none to help him;

the cause that I knew not I searched out."-Job xxix. 12,16.

Vol. XXX. No. 3.


Whole No. 687.


For the Advocate and Guardian.

Published, Semi-monthly, by the Executive Committee of the would notice this poorly-clad woman, with sunshine. Their pink and white faces shine AMERICAN FEMALE GUARDIAN SOCIETY, at the House

deep lines in her face, who hurried along, bend-forth from the costly lace of their hats, their of Industry and Home for the Friendless, 29 E. 29th St.

ing forward as if she could not face upright velvet cloaks, trimmed with fur, protect them

the bitter air, yet she is noted by the unseen from the frosty air. It seems perfectly right, For Terms and Notices, see Last Pages.

cloud of witnesses who behold and mark the and suitable that this cultivated, refined woself-denial and secret motives of those who man should be thus surrounded by every luxare pressing forward eagerly.

ury and pleasure, that a loving husband should The seamstress reaches a handsome house, protect and watch over her life, that beautiful A LESSON FROM LIFE.

where she warms her hands before a grate in children should gladden and bless their home. MEEK souls there are, who little dream

the back room of an upper story-her bony Yet this woman, in her costly dress, with Their daily strife an angel's theme,

wrinkled hands, which look tired and pricked diamonds on her white hands, is poor indeed Or that the rod they take so calm,

with incessant sewing. The children pass compared with the meek sewing woman in her Shall prove in heaven a martyr's palm."

through this room on their way to breakfast, awkwardness and clumsy apparel. Tar sky was still glittering with stars whien a dim light shone in an upper window. After happy, rosy, children, with curls clustering

This young and gracious mother has no on their pretty heads; the poor seamstress has the brief reprieve of sleep, Miss Ellen began

worn Bible on her dressing-table, no roon for a smile for them, but they shrink away, and hor daily work. It was harder than usual on

holy thoughts, no faith in Jesus Christ, no run from her touch. Monday morning to obey the alarm-clock, and

The winter's day is cold and gloomy in this longing and struggling for heaven. Sunday

is a tiine :f feasting and ease, no one leaves grope her way to the match-box, for Sunday dark room, Miss Ellen, absorbed in her work

this house at the sound of Sabbath bells. fell once a week like a miracle of rest and

of cutting, fitting and sewing, does not find beauty in this poor home.

Christ is to them an unknown guest, “a root time to look out on the blank wall opposite, Before the east is reddened by the cold sun

out of dry ground.” in her heart pleasant thoughts rise and fall of light of midwinter, Miss Ellen has given an air the old mother waiting at home for the day's

So the day wears away in the household, of comfort to the room, a fire is glowing, the end, little calculations gone over again and

the seamstress does not heed the constant toil plants in the window watered, the table set again in the mind about their expenses, with

in her anxiety to deserve the day's reward, for breakfast, near the stove. Then the old

an occasional throb of pleasure as some sweet she is looking for a better country, even an mother is dressed, and seated in her rocking- remernbrance comes of the rest that remaineth, heavenly. The mistress of the splendid manchuir for the day. It is almost time for them the beauty in reserve.

sion drives out in her easy carriage, buys exto be separated, the homely room is arranged, This poor seamstress has some longing mo- pensive toys for the nursery, comes home with the helpless mother placed by the window ments, when she stops at shop windows, in choice flowers for her drawing-room. She is where she can look out on the narrow street, the dusk, to see the bright gleam of a bit of dressed for dinner when her husband returns, and left, with her knitting, to long for the white statuary or rare flowers, yet these seem gay, charming, without a wrinkle of sorrow on hour when her daughter will return.

a transient joy, not to be compared with the her face, she kisses the children in their white It is a dull place, only a strip of carpet under weight of glory which shall be revealed. beds, and feels perfectly satisfied to have her the mother's feet, a cheap print on the wall, The door opens, admitting the mistress of good things in this life. worn chairs and tables, yet this dingy sitting the elegant house, the mother of the laughing, At dusk, the seamstress hurries away, thinkroom holds a gem, its value unknown, which fair-haired children. She has come to give ing with joy of the poor old mother, longing flashes and sparkles in the dimly-lighted room. directions, to look at the work accomplished for her child. She runs into a shop to buy a It is a worn Book, with tarnished binding and to discuss the trimming of a dress, so graceful little treat for her mother's tea, and stops, yellow leaves, but it has illuminated many in her ways, with such a matronly presence panting at the top of the stairs. A little light lives with its brilliancy. Miss Ellen shuts the and bright smile that she lights up the dark in the room, a smell tea, and a good talk door; wrapped in a thin cloak, she hides her room where the quiet, grey woman is sewing.

over the fire. These are the drops of sweethands in the folds as she walks rapidly She has come for a few minutes from her lux- ness in the daily routine. through many streets, braving the piercing urious room, from pleasant sights and sounds, Miss Ellen was folding her patient hands cold, and icy pavements, rather than use a sum to superintend the workwoman. Presently, I before she took up another piece of work, for riding which would purchase for her the lady goes back to her window to watch when a cry rang through this upper floor-it mother one more little comfort. No one

the nurse leading her little ones out in the was a cry of distress and agony. The seams.


tress opened the door, and followed the sound; Patriotic, he is disposed to be pious, peaceable trial came, was found equal to the most Herthere were new tenants in a corner room, a and industrious, with a temperament naturally cnlean toils and sacrifices of the martyr. woman, who clung to life for the sake of a grave, undemonstrative, and taciturn, yet is he Soon as it appeared probable that the State little child. The tiine had come when the affectionate, hospitable and generous, capable would secede, from the manner in which the mother must go lway into darkness, the child alike of the strongest attachments and bitterest polls were conducted, nothing could exceed kissed her cold lips, and nttered that piercing aversions. But although quiek to resent, he the grief and indignation of this faithful and cry. Miss Ellen knelt by the bed and prayed, is easily appeased. Daring and fearless of devoted people. They held a series of convenshe thoughit of the dying woman drifting off danger, fond of adventure of all kinds. Field tions at Knoxville, Greenville, and other proalone, and begged, with strong faith, for help; sports are his favorite amusements, invariably minent points, remonstrating loudly against the mother clasped her child, and whispered, spending part of the year in such exercises, the action of the middle and western sections, « Take care of her.” In that dreadful mo- whatever his circumstances may be.

which had been deluded and misled by the ment Miss Ellen promised, and the soul parted Soon as the majestic forests that crest his manoeuverings of interested demagogues, refrom the body. The little German child, with mountains appear in “ the sear and yellow leaf,” solving to abide in the Union at all hazards. wondering blue eyes, and tangled ringlets of he shoulders his rifle and fills his wallet, and Language here is inadequate to give a sufficienthair, came like a sunbeam into that poor home. disappears for weeks far into the mysteries of | ly strong picture of the efforts put forth to save If the sewing woman had worked hard before, the many-colored grove. His experiences the country from the shame and ruin of secesshe was busier nor; unto her was committed during this period, are usually of the most ex- sion. East Tennessee at this moment stands a holy charge, a child to guide and love. The citing kind, consisting of a series of encounters up like “the rock of the ocean that stems a purple shadows grew deeper under Miss Ellen's with wild bears, foxes, wolves and oppos- thousand wild waves on the shore." Her eyes, the cheeks were more hollow, yet she sums, and although his ostensible pursuit whole population, with a few melancholy exnever faltered in her path, there were two de

was deer, rabbits, squirrel and wild turkey, ceptions, arose as one man, saying, “We will pendent on her for life, two to enter heaven yet certain furs he exhibits on his return prove not secede.” The men, women and children with hier! It is not necessary to relate the little that bruin and reynard have contributed their said it. The rich and the poor said it. All sacrifices and constant industry, which filled quota to his spoils, and that as a hunter he is said it, and not only said, but swore it, and Miss Ellen's life ; animated by this work her eye nothing inferior to the Olierokee or the then they set to work; every available tissu, grew brighter, her faith clearer, she seemed to Chickasaw. But, although loving savage that contained the sacred tints of the national run, through flowery paths, her thorny way sports, he brings to his home of ensign was immediately converted into flags. home. No greater pleasure could be conceived the savage's disingenuous moroseness. There Ladies brought their silken draperies and laid on earth than a holiday in the beautiful country, he is gentle as a lamb, and trustful as a child. them on the altar of their country, so that when Miss Ellen left her needle once, for a No men inake kinder or more indulgent hus- what had been lately worn in “hall and grand excursion to the place where flowers bands, yet their wives are not spoiled a whit, bower” by her who led the ton in fashion's grow, and trees throw large shadows, there but are, almost to a unit, faithful, loving and sphere, now waved grandly and solemnly in the old mother and the little child went too, intelligent, and withal notable housewives, a front of assembled thousands who rushed in led by their guide and protector, who made virtue on which they pique themselves, and to bewildered astonishment to the rescue of the their lives pleasant, and kept their hereafter which the most casual visitor is expected to do Commonwealth. At every town and lighway ever in sight.

homage. To this end there is paraded before crossing, tall flag-staffs were erected from It may be pleasant now to wear purple and him, interminable lines of dried pumpkin and which floated the beloved stripes and stars. fine linen, to fare sumptuously every day, but capsicum, and a corresponding display of but- Around these rallied vast multitudes of venthe time will come when those like Miss Ellen, ternut manufactures and patch-work quilts. erable citizens calling for “the Union ” and who llave ever looked beyonel this narrow life The Tennesseean is also a reader, but he has deprecating secession. Just at this juncture with faith and patience, will wear golden only become such during the last twenty years, of affairs the Confederates by a terrible and crowns of victory, when they will forget every wherefore his books are all new and enter- too well concerted movement, laid their hands trial and fatigue by the way, in the endless taining. It is truly pleasant to witness his at once on all the public means of offence and rest of the people of God.

fresh delight over Xenophon and Plutarch, defence. Jerking the reins of power from the Milton and Humboldt. The old world of the legitimate authorities, they threw large mili

past is to him just a new world ; no wonder he tary forces into city and town and village. At EAST TENNESSEE-PACTS AND FEATURES, spurns rebellion and treason, occupied so once the people found themselves under mar

recently with the noble admiration of such tial law. They were immediately disarmed, exalted charaters as Howard and Sidney, Sully their goods treated as public property, and the

and De Witt. Now if these men-it is thus be odious name of “Tory” appended to their The native Tennesseean differs as much

reasons—are venerated by posterity for having escutcheon. Then began to be perpetrated by from the Virginian and Georgian as if he and been true patriots and pillars of their respec- the dominant party, acts of oppression that they lived on opposite sides of the globe. tive States, the governments of which were have no counterpart in history. Scenes of Whilst the latter emulate the polish and luxury much less careful of the interests of their sub- trial and suffering ensued that rival all desof the European, and assimilate easily to his jects than his own ever has been, why should cription, whole hamlets were depopulated in a habits and manners--the hardy pioneer of the

he prove a traitor to it—to the mildest and day, households scattered to the four winds. valleys and slopes of the Cumberland ranges, is most equitable government in the world. Every hour brought fresh atrocities. The a true representation of the indigenous and These are his words.

following will only give a faint idea of these genuine American.

It is thus he thinks after rising perhaps,

times. The Carolinian, Georgian and Virginian are from his first perusa! of Gibbon, Thiers and The month is January, there is snow on the perhaps each sufficiently individual, distinctive Hume, and his actions correspond with his ground, a band of Confederate soldiers comand original, to be essential to the vast com- thoughts. He will not be a rebel-no, no, he manded by two lieutenants, have reached a prehensiveness and variety of our national char- would die rather than be that. He may be peaceful homestead belonging to a loyal citizen. acter. But the Tennesseean and the Kentuck- | imprisoned, fettered, starved, exiled, or all Mr. Stephens is not at home, but his wife and ian, so far as regards the States of the South, of these, but will not be a traitor. Such is

children are.

Poor things, what a dreadful represent the strong firm basis on which that the East Tennesseean, an earnest, unsophisto- visit awaits them to-night. Whither can they character rests.

cated, brave true man, who when the day of Ay? Oh, no whither! Already is the house



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