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It is given to some to I have'a life of peace, and we look with pity upon the restlessness of those who crave ex . citetnent, as, one in health regards the tos ings and moaning of another burn iirg with fe " ver. , i. . And this reminds me of. a talk I had with our doctor. You must know though you Jieed not know much about me that I have jrown very intimate with the new doctor who . has come to our quiet town i Wc rather like him, this Drl Sanatere. f 'He is not very young; but his knowledge is fresh, as he is uotVmany years out of the school and Jiospitals. ; , , Aud he .will talk, and what is more, talk ' .i -' . . sense. I don't think he is quite dependent upon his practice. If he be, he standsfvery much inj his owi light, fur his one aim sterns to be to teacli people, how to keep themselves Avelli . lie gives you reasons, and explains the why and wherefore, so thnfTyou do not blun der. jlomr in the dark, and regard medical Is. 1 - 1 1 . science as a Kmi or mairc art. And this is a bit of one of his talks. It a cool, fie.-;h .-. autumn morning, after xatlior a . sudden change. Unless you were warmly dressed or very bujy, you were a little inclined to be chilly!". ' " Keep warui," said he, ''whatever you do. 4 II eat is life, and cold is death 4 This is just the season fr people to be ill. 'L'hey will have tlyscutery; or some such dis turbaucc. : lepj iratidn is checked, digestion biodered, and then the ' mischief is thrown in u I toil the internal organs. But if people will m keep wannthere is.littlc danger. Put on. more cluthihir. Keep ivarni. If there is pain pr mitationv put a piece ot extra flannel - on the"' bowels.'- They understood that for our oldicrs ami those ll.iunel aprons saved many " Keep the feet warm. If the circulation if hmuuitl, that-is one of the .first signs cold tne.S if th?e extremities. And people often bate nn idea t!. at thor Will toughen and harden themselves, which is ail very well, if thy vill nof S harden tl.cniselves iuto their graves..;.' . . ' : ; -. ' y ' " Many a one trie.-? to .sleep with their feet cold. It's no use; swcfi sleep des little good. Keep; warm. Hy a hot brick, a bottle of : ii?t ,v:ft!t;'r, .a so:i-sfone.- ; '. . . " K lii re is. little danger of forming the , habit of d.e priding on it. 1 In time, the circu lati "v. iiWyLb.' better, and the extra heat only VpsortWd to wheu.it is heeded. But half the people live with cold feet,. and then they have headaches and all sorts of disturbances, and then they want medicine forsooth as if any 'mafric of medicine would creep np into their . brains ami draw away the pain: t - How to restore the circulation ? Well, the best remedy I know for cold feet : Sf plenty ofexercise and good digestion.- But l. if you can't live on exercise, and have to write for Justance, this will help. It is the best - thini I .know : ! Iave a pail of hot water and one of cold, : side bv side. Plunge the feet into hot water, . as hot as you can bear r it, for five minutes. Then straight into the cold for one minute or less. ' Then rub them briskly, and put on warm, dry stocking. They will glow as if they had been into a Russian bath, as, indeed, they haTe.n k . But, doctor, is not one liable to take u Take cold ? No. No danger of taking cold, unless there is in some wajr a chill or interrupted circulation. -; ' u Keep warmj and l usually a cold, ' as you call it. may be averted. You have been chill- ed and inv some way the healthful processes : intcrrnptear iow rcawio iucucuvu a& spceu VOT NEAR HENDERSON ilj as possible. In. many case, the death chill comes from being wet or cold, and remaining so. If it be psible, get thoroughly warm, into a pesrpitafion that is, restore the action of the skiu' and relieve. the lungs or other in ternal organs, and yonr 'cold disappears. It has not had time to fasten itself on any tiss ues, and so merely proves a slight disturb ance. . jl yj rni ui( mil uui ;iuimvt tvii iiv cu- deti change, very feir can do without the pro tection of flannel next the skin Of that each one tnust judge for himself, if he only will give up the absurd idea of hardening himselfi in sptte of bein sensitive. " Who was the Dritish naval commander who kept his fleet waiting, when under mailing orders for the West Indies for what? Flan nel shirts, a quarter of a yard longer than the regulation size, for his men. It sou ink Q ab surd, but he saved his men and had no sick ness on his shipH.M . - Well then, doctor, ."said we, "you approve of thick, strong b xtn. Surely that is It sensi ble fashion.f . - . - . . My dear sir I,am sorry to ssy it it is not the business of fashion to be sensible The foot is made clastic for motion.' NowH how much elasticity has a foot laced up in a stiff boot, with a sole. like a small board? ih the foot is better kept dry, but a shoe should! be soft, arid accomodate itself to the foot. As it U, with the toes crowded together, the an- tilted up on a small pair of heels, they are brave feet that keep up any circulation at all. "Women go further in this fashion than men ; and it is positively painful tosee the deformed, pinch ed feet, and the stoop aud awkwardness 'produ ced by the effort to - preserve the equilibrium. But it is of no use talking, I suppose they would wearSrinus in their noses if it were only the fashion'. ii. Woiuen in Syria .mount them- i ubknta,' but those are at least lev selve on 'k el, and they-are easily slipped off. Perhaps the Druse horn if a better parallel to tight oots and high heels. Wondrous merit thore is in selftorture! Good nightP Hearth & II A good name. In the school f Dr. wods, none were al lowed to enter the conservatory without leave: but a. Kiy8 handkerchief with his name upon it had been found there. Just at the close of school, the Doctor called the name of .fames Howard. The whole school became silent with suspense. "James Howard, what ha he done. such a noble bov, such a irooo1 boy !" all thought. Dr. Woods himself be lieved he must have been sent into the con servatory by the teacher of botany; so he asked, "James Howard, have you been into the conservatory to-day ?" " I have not, sir," replied James ir. a clear calm tone. I believe you, James said Dr Woods "although your handkerchief has been foum mere, l ou are nor. me ooy io ten an un 1 ' X- . .1 t . .tl truth." So James sat in his seat unmovd. Every boyjin the school believed him, and almos envied him his ;Md name. t Dr. WooVls said no more on this snbject except these few words: 44 Let every boy lean from this incident the worth of a good name, especially when appearances are agains him.M How came James's handkerchief in the ,i .... . , conservatory ? for as I have said, it was con trary to the rules of the school for a boy to en ter there unbidden. James had loaned it to a small boy, named John Rand, to tie up som nuts, the day before,' when they had a littl ramble together. The boy forgot to return it He also forgot the rnle of the school agains entering the conservatory, but, seeing th door open, rushed in to look at some rare flowers. The handkerchief, being partly out of his pocket, dropped upon the ground. See here the evils of heedless forgetfulners The! boy had exposed a school-mate, to cen 6ure and, had it not been for James Howard's good name, his. teacher ' would liave surely thought him to be the offender. ; At least, so thought John Rand. How ashamed he felt when Dr. Woods said j . : - . - . - - those words about a good name. The won's kept ringing in his ears. He had broken a rule of the school, and was afraid to own it. He thought the Doctor would despise him if he knew, and so would the bos. ' All that day, all that night, he had no peace. At length In went to James. He . was not a fraid to tell him all about it. . "I did forget it, James; truly, honestlytl did,' said the child : "but I'm afraid "the Doctor won't believe me as he doca votx." . VTLLE. N. C.; 4 Yex, he will,"- replied James. " You Iiare been so short a time in school, there' some exense for yon. Go at once, and own np; for, the longer yon put it off, the harder it tvill be. Always own a fault at once. Don't be afraid; the Doctor will forgtTe you. ! ' V . inns encouiagctl, tne tK7 went to Vr. Woo!, confcMed hi fault, ami was fotgiven ; but he learned a lesson agaiast (orgetfnlnerji.i which he always remembered. ;- xy: . A Young llan Banning in Debt . A young man. running in debt is a pain ful nfchL . The di-positoti to do - this ' is the forerunner and exponent of all evil. Apostolic authority says, . "The " love of money is the rot of all evil. Bat 'when a young man loves money so . well as to get it while knqwing , he cannot repsy, or be willing to take it before he has honest ly earned it, there is, in most cases, lying behind this, some . passion so strong as to thus , overbar - his principles in clamoring for its indulgence., Pleasure,, especially unlawful pleasure, is a perilous and ex haustive thing." Lawful, necessary, and ealthful pleasures, like the pnre moun- tain air, and the gushing waters of thc ac mountain spring, have been 'made cessible by our ; Urcator. at comparative ittle trouble and expense. Any indulgence a may be known as unlawful when it can be reached only by running in debt. The highway of sin is an expensive r oad to travel. The are, the charges, are all high. . And they have to be paid twice over, not only in cur rency, but also in some thing more precious than gold, quarried, from the depths and prings of tour being. No person ever traveled on that highway, so attractive in pros pect without becoming bankrupt, and pawn- ng his own peace and life, long before he got to the end of his journey. Whenever a young man, however moderate lis (alary, is seen always cramped for money, and ready to borrow of his friends, he is surely on the downward grade ot virtue and respectability. Willingness to run in debt is itself a great vice. It is caused by the wish to gratify the unlawful cravings lying behind, as yet perhaps undisclosed to the eyes of the world. Experienced men readily judge what this want of money indicates : an I however fair your character may seem in other aspects, they will hi satisfied, from this alone, that there is some hidden taint and unsoundness.; However small your income, always live within your means. There is far less unhappincss in doing without even necessary things, than there is in the consciousness of being in debt. H erodot un says, that among tiie ancient T'ersians, 44T tell a lie is considered by them the greatest disgrace, next to that to be in debt; and this, for many reasons, but especially because he thinks that one-who runs in debt must, ol necessity, tell lies' Does your experience, your consciene, tell yon this is true?" Always' keep an unspent ami impawned dime in the bottom of your pocket. Its i ... touch will always be invigorating; and with talitmantic powct, send through your soul an energy, making you carry a countcanace flashed with honorable frankue. This simple dime is invaluable, as the symbol ol manly independence. The consciousness of debt, :n a young man, beget incipient mean ness of character, and, .when continued, develops this into a confirmed . habit, tainting the whole nature. . A man yet lis his prime, who has accumlated a fortune of two million by honest industry, said, "I began with a determination to keep - always within my wages When getting only txenty five cents a day, I always saved something.' This principle has carried him, and will earn you, to high elevation of character, to great influence, and to independent fortune. The Occident. A Call to the Ministry What is it? . The general belief of Baptists has ever been, there is a special divine call to the miusitiy so special and sacred that.no man can iunocently disobey it; and that having once entered upon his work, he cannot tnrn from it to any other calling.- It is a paramount call, and a call for life. But there seems to be casas where men have for years labored faithfully and suc- ceasful in tlie ministry such was the general opinion who yet subsequently lapsed into secular business; perhaps into a state'of indifference- to religion, peihaps into open sin. The question arises. . Where these men ever called of God to be preachers of the Gospel ? NOVEMBER 19, 1869. One of our brethren, a well known Doctor of Divinity, holds that a tnan'i call tnt y run ottf. Others would say, that he may run oat of his call. The former is certainly an ingenious explanation. Does.it nccessarib follow, because person is called, to preach, that call covers the whole of his life f Mill not bofi use a man now in one sphere, and snow in another!? ; lliere is a' . cIim of niintter--a vcrv j small clasr wc wnukl hope about who; "call" a doubt seems to rest uqoo moat minds. I They never give full proof,', if any proof at! all, of having been called. They contrire toj get ordained, to attain to a wbita cravat, a' dignified presence and the prefix of Rev. ,1 bnt, as to prraching,' that is wanting. -They! hover about public meetings, book-stores and Sunday-School j picnics, but iu , spite of all these distinguished proofs of their claim to the office of the ministry, , people shake their heads, and say, We don't believe they were ever called to preach. Somehow, there is no "preach, in them. But they often seeui to be well meaning sort of men ; you cannot shake their faith in their call they certainly heard' one, their ears could not be mistaken. j - , To explain the persisitency of these per sons, it has been suggested by some wise head, that they: "overheard a call to some one ele, and mistook it for a call to themselves. Exam, and Chron. I . Spiritual Instrument Maker A contribution to the literature of spiritual ism, is made in a published letter from Mr. Faulkner, phiosophical instrument maker, No. 40 Endell st, London. Mr. Faulkner writes that for many years he has made a large sale forj spiritrapping ! magnets and batteries expressly made for concealment un der the floor, in cupboards, under tables, and even for the interior of the center support of large round tables and boxes; that he has supplied to the j same parties quantities of prepared wire to.be placed under the carpets and oilcloth, or nndei the wainscot and gilt beading around ceilings and roonis ; in fact, for every conceivable place ; that all these obviously were used for spirit rapping, and the connection to each rapper and battery was to be made by means of a small button. like those used for telegraph bell-ringing pui poses, or by means of a brass headed or other nail under'lhe carpet at patterns known . I 10 tnc: gpi rituals i. Jle dscribes these rappers as " calculated to mislead the most wary,1 and adds that there j are spirit-rapping magnets batteries constructed expressly for the pockett which will rap at any part of the room. An Aplino Sceno ! A letter from Switzerland beautifully de scribes a scene Which is always ' fresh and de lightful : . ' I am writing to you very early on a Sunday morning, and as ' I write the bell is ringing of a little white-washed chapel standing by a wooden bridge and ; a rushing torrent, and down from the nigh green Alps, stream-crossed aud pine-kcented, the peasants are coming at its call. AH round about this plateau are white dazzling snow mountains and green Nloops, where, on week days, the peasants are at work early aud late reaping the grases, and the gray oxen comedown the preciptious sides of the mountains, dragging the sledges upon which theswect dry hay is piled, or may be the household goods of soma little family flit ting from its high Alpine home to its chalet in the . village down below. The husband goes first, with his arm round tlie broad-horned head; the mother fo'Iows with steady step through the pine trees, carrying a little Italian peasant haby in her arms. In the valley whero we are staying there are perhaps three or four little wooden lioutes by the stream, but a good la any seem to have flown right up out of the valley and perched upon the mountains, all about the low atone house with the stone-piled roof, which stands by the stream. It has been erected for those who come to drink the waters that flow from the iron spring in the valley. Earthquake in Now England There was sir earthquake shock, which was felt in Manic, Massachusetts aud ia Hampshire, on the morning, of the 22nd. The shock was distinct at various points, and sufficiently severe to awaken people from their slumber. Slantlard. Dont cherish yonr sorrows; when God breaks our idols in pieces, it is not for to us put the broke a bits together again, NO. 51 PO E T RY. MILlSUtD ir REQUKJT. ' Now death by sin lias come on allf . Then in the tomb we all must fall. Our mortal frame it is but diut, And leave the world we know we mot. What is the sorrow of our heart? It i. Wf know wo have to parr: Now sister fce we see noui.vo Here in the earthly courts below. Shel ia in Jesus fell a1eep now her keeping dust he kecr She fills no more an earthlyeat' Her in God'a house no more we meet She was a mcnibcrof Christ Church, In faith and love she died as such. Her dying words were with a nod, I' love my Savior and my God. Her consort khe was loth to leave, And for her babes her soul did .grieve, But to God's will she did resign, And left them in his hand so kind. Her soul then went to realms above, To dwell in everlasting love, To sing and praise her Savior's name, And may we learn to do the same. 0 may we like our sister lira In faith and love as God shallgire, -Ar! may the Lord now give us strength. To follow ou the way she went. " It won't be long that well be here, We only have our God to fear, And then like Esther let us die To live again above the sky, . Convent Life. Edith O'Gorman, formerly Sister There a, delivered a lecture on the above subject at Cooper nail, Jersey city, last evening, and said some startling things. Atnoog others, she cited a case of six sisters who had been in love with one priest. She said that it wa generally supposed that inmates of a convent had no desire for any husband other than a . celestial one ; but this was not true, as they all hankered after a material spouse. The priests, too, instead of attending to their holy office, parsed the greater part of their time in prinking wine and making love to the sisters. t . , it was a apposed, also, mat ail was xinaness and love in a convent. This was not so, ka the speaker had known a lady superior to com. pel a novice to eat an earthworm and bite the h$ad off a bird that had been dead for several weeks, and all this for the most trivial offence Most people thought it was well to place their children underthe care of tlie sisters of chari ty. This was also a- mistake, for she had knowu the most inhuman outragea to be prac- ticca uy mem upon cnuaren. une case worua do to illustrate: A child only three years of age had been whipped before her for soma slight cause and then plunged into a tub of ice-cold water, and from this treatment the child soon afterward died. Nor were the children benefitted ioUllectually, for they spent most of their time not in study but in counting beads. Miss O'Gorman was listened jto with marked attention, not devoid of con-. siderable surprise. Large crowds assembled at the main entrance to the hall after the . lectnre, but they were disappointed in either seeing or assaulting the object of their aver sion, as the Joctuicr retired by a idc door. jrto. uci. -t. ' From Ohio. . Ci sen ati, Nov. 2. Of 22 votes by the Board of Education last night, for excluding the Bible- from the pub lic schools, 10 were Republicans, 12 Demo crats, nominal jeligion; 3 Protestaats, 10 Catholics, 8 Free thinker and 1 Jew; of jho 15 votes against excluding, 12 were Republi canaj 3 Democrats, nominal religion ; 13 Pro testants, 1 Free Thinker aod 1 Jew. The champion of the patty for explusion was Rev. Thomas H. Ylckcr. The left wing liberal champion for retaining the Bible was Rer. A. D. Mayo, Unit arion. Resolutions were adopted forbidding the use of religions books and the singing of sac red" songs. From Nashville. NxauviLLt, Tcnn Nor. 3. A resolatioa was introduced in the legisla ture to-day declaring Cooper's election void A motion to suspend the rules for immediate consideration failed by a rciecf 30 to 32. The tno'ioa was then referred to the Judiciary I committee, . i i s, i t

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