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Alabama..... Montgomery. Geo. S. Houston... Nov. 1876 $4000 3 M. Nov.

Tu.aft. I .Nov. Arkansas Little Rock.... Aug. H. Garland Jan. 1878 5000 2 Tu. Nov. I M. Nov. California. Sacramento.... R. Pachecho......... Dec. 1875 70001 M. Dec.

i Tu. Sept. Connecticut.... Hartford...... Chas. R. Ingersoll May, 1875 2000 1 W. May. I M. April. Delaware ....... Dover

7. P. Cochrane.... Jan. 1879 2000 1 Tu. Jan. Tu.aft. IM. Nov. Florida. Tallahassee... M. B. Stearns ..... Jan. 1877 5000 Tua IM Jan. Tu.aft. 1 M.Nov. Georgia. ..... Atlanta.. James M. Smith.. Jan. 1877 4000 2 W. Jan.

1 Tu. Aug. Illinois... Springfield. John L. Beveridge. Jan. 1877 15001 M. Jan. Tu.aft. 1 M Nov. Indiana..... Indianapolis. Thos.A. Hendricks Jan. 1871 30001 W.Jan. 2 Tu. Oct. Towa..

Des Moines.. C.C. Carpenter..... Jan. 1876 2500 2 M. Jan. 2 Tu. Oct. Kansas... Topeka. Thos. A Osborne.. Jan. 1877 2000 2 Tu. Jan. Tu.aft. 1 M.Nov. Kentucky.

Frankfort.. Preston H. Leslie.. Sept. 1875 50001 M. Dec. 1 M. Aug. Louisiana.. New Orleans... W. Pitt Kellogg..... Jan. 1877 80001 M. Jan. 1 M, Nov. Maine... Augusta

Nelson Dingley, Jr Jan. 1876 25001 W. Jan. 2 M. Sept. Maryland.. Annapolis.. James B. Groome Jan. 1876 45001 W. Jan. Tu.aft, i M. Nov. Massachusetts Boston.... William Gaston ... Jan. 1876 50001 W. Jan. Tu.aft. 1 M.Nov. Michigan....... Lansing... John J. Bagley...... Jan. 1877 15001 W. Jan. Tu.aft. 1 M. Nov. Minnesota ......

St. Paul. Cushman R. Davis. Jan. 1876 3000 Tua 1 M Jan. Tu.aft. I M. Nov. Mississippi..... Jackson. Adelbert Ames...... Jan. 1856] 3000 Tua 1 M Jan. Tu.aft. 1 M.Nov. Missouri... Jefferson City.... Chas, H. Hardin.. Jan. 1877) 2500 Last M.Dec. Tu.aft. 1 M.Nov. Nebraska ...... Omaha

Silas Garber......... Jan. 1877 1000 Tha 1 M Jan. 2 Tu. Oct. Nevada.......... Carson City..... L. R. Bradley...... Jan. 1878 6000 1 M. Jan. Tu.aft. I M. Nov. N. Hampshire Concord James A. Weston June, 1875 10001 M. June. 2 Tu. March New Jersey..... Trenton

Joseph D. Bedle... Jan. 1878 3000 2 Tu. Jan. Tu,aft, 1 M, Nov. New York...... Albany. Samuel 7. Tilden. Jan. 1877 4000 Tu. Jan. Tu.aft. 1 M.Nov. North Carolina Raleigh.. C. H. Brogden...... Jan. 1877 5000 3 M. Nov.

1 Th. Aug. Ohio

.... Columbus. William Allen ...... Jan. 1877 4000 I M. Jan. 2 Tu. Oct.
Oregon...
Salem
Lafayette Grover. Sept. 1879 1500 2 M. Sept.

: M. June, Pennsylvania.. Harrisburg John F. Hartranft.. Jan. 1876 10000 : Tu. Jan. Tu.aft. 1 M.Nov. Rhode Island.. Newport & Prov. Henry Howard..... May, 1875 1000 May & Jan. 1 W. April. South Carolina Columbia D.H. Chamberlain Jan. 1877) 4000 4 M. Nov. 3 W. Oct. Tennessee Nashville.. Jas. D.Porter, fr. Oct. 1877 3000 i M. Jan.

Tu.aft. M.Nov. Texas.

Austin.... Richard Coke....... Jan. 1878 50001 M. Nov. i Tu. Dec. Vermont...... Montpelier... Asahel Peck Oct. 1876 1000 2 Th. Oct. 1 Tu. Sept. Virginia Richmond James L. Kemper. Jan.

1878 50001 M. Dec. Tu.aft. i M.Nov. West Virginia. Wheeling. John H. Jacob...... Mar. 1875 2000 2 Tu. Jan. 4 Th. Oct. Wisconsin ...... Madison ..... Wm. R. Taylor.... Jan. 1876 12501 W. Jan. Tuaft. 1 M.Nov.

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Biennial sessions of legislature and elections in even years-as 1874-76, etc.-in Kentucky, Mis. souri, North Carolina, Oregon and Vermont. Biennial sessions in even years (elections in the years immediately preceding) in Arkansas, Iowa, Maryland and Ohio. Biennial sessions and elections in odd years-as 1875-77, etc.-in California, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Biennial sessions in odd years (elections in the years immediately preceding) in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Nebraska, Nevada and Tennessee,

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Alaska...
Arizona....
Colorado.......
Dakota...
Idaho
Montana....

Sitka........ [Not organized.

Choctaw, Coleman Cola.
Tucson.... A. P. K. Safford.
Denver... Edw. M. McCook, New Mexico Santa Fé...... Marsh Giddings.
Yankton... ..... J. L. Pennington. Utah.. Salt Lake City George L. Woods.
Boisé City.

T. W. Bennett. Washington. Olympia Elisha P. Ferry:
Deer Lodge.... Benj. F. Potts. Wyoming.... Cheyenne....... John A. Campbell.

The Ledger is a great institution in Philadel- | Ledger-amounting to ninety thousand copies phia. Families take it and read it as religiously daily-is delivered by carriers at the houses of as they say their prayers, and the very remark- regular subscribers. Few copies of the paper are able feature of newspaper business is shown in sold at the news-stands, simply because all have the fact that nearly the entire circulation of the their family copy at home.- New York Times.

THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE WORLD, NOVEMBER, 1874.

State.

Name of Ruler.

Title.

Population.

Religion

United States...

Ulysses S. Grant.... President... Brazil ....

Dom Pedro II....... Emperor. Argentine Confederation... Dr. Avellaneda...... President... Uruguay

Jose Ellauri......

President. Paraguay.

Baptiste Gil..... President... Bolivia

Adolfo Balivian......... President...... Chili

F. Errazuriz..

President.. Costa Rica

Salvador Gonzales...... President.... Ecuador..

Q. Garcia Moreno. President. Guatemala.

M. Garcia Granedos ... President...... Honduras.

C. Arias.....

President.. Mexico...

Lerdo de Tejada..

President..... Colombia.

Santiago Perez... President Nicaragua...

Vincente Cuadra... President..... Peru

Manuel Pardo

President... San Salvador.

St. J. Gonzales. President..... Venezuela

Guzman Blanco. President... Hayti ........

M Dominguez.

President.... Dominica..

Ganier D'Abin.

President... Mosquito

Jamaso.....

Indian King Cuba....

Maximo Gomez.... Pres. Insur. Rep. Great Britain and Ireland.. Victoria I....

Queen.... France ....

Maurice de MacMahon President... Russia

Alexander II...

Emperor.. Austria..

Francis Joseph I...... Emperor. Sweden and Norway Oscar II...

King. Denmark.....

Christian IX

King.. Holland

William III

King. Belgium..

Leopold Il..

King: Luxembourg.

William III.

Grand Duke. Germany,

William I..

Emperor..... Prussia.

William I..

King... Waldeck and Pyrmont... George

Prince.. Saxony..

Albert..

King. Mecklenburg-Schwerin... Fred. Francis.... Grand Duke... Mecklenburg-Strelitz...... Fred, William

Grand Duke. Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach... Charles Alexander... Duke.... Oldenburg ......

Peter...

Grand Duke. Brunswick & Lunenburg - William

Duke.... Saxe-Meinengen & Hildburghausen... George

Duke... Anhalt

Frederick

Duke. Saxe-Altenburg.

Ernest..

Duke. Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. Ernest II....

Duke. Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt. George

Prince.. Schwarzburg-Sondersh'n Gunther.

Prince.. Reuss-Elder Line...... Henry XXII.

Prince.. Reuss-Younger Line.... Henry XIV.

Prince.. Lippe-Schaumburg. Adolphus...

Prince.. Lippe. Detmold

Leopold

Prince.... Lubeck-Free City.. Th. Curtius..

Burgomaster... Bremen-Free City 0. Gildemeister.. Burgomaster... Hamburg-Free City. Dr. N. F. Haller. Burgomaster. Hesse-Darmstadt..... Louis III...

Grand Duke... Baden......

Frederic...

Grand Duke... Würtemberg.

Charles I..

King..
Bavaria
Ludwig II.

King
Alsace-Lorraine.

DeMæller...

President....... Leichtenstein..

John II...

Prince........ Spain

F Serrano y Dominguez President....... Portugal.

Louis Philippe..

King Italy

Victor Emanuel II.....

King. Greece

George I........

King. Switzerland...

Dr. C. Schenck.... Pres. Fed. Coun. Andorra

N. Queradra..

First Syndic.. Monaco

Charles III..

Prince. San Marino.

Capts. Regents.. Turkey..

Abdul Aziz

Sultan...... Egypt......

Ismael-Pacha...

Khedive..

38,558,371 Univ. Tole'n. 10,095,978 Catholic 1,877,490 Catholic.

350,000 Catholic. 1,000,000

Catholic. 1,987,352 Catholic. 1,972,438 Catholic.

165,000 Catholic. 1,040,371 Catholic. 1,180,000 Catholic.

350,000 Catholic. 9,173,052 Catholic. 2,894,992 Catholic.

400,000 Catholic, 2,500,000

Catholic. 600,000 Catholic. 1,400,000

Catholic. 572,000

Catholic. 136,500 Catholic. 1,600

Pagan, 32,141,488

Prot. Epis. 36,102,921 Catholic. 82,135,740

Greek Church. 35,904,435

Catholic. 6,013,402 Lutheran. 1,784,741 Lutheran, 3,674,401 Reformed. 5,087,105 Catholic.

197,528 Catholic. 41,060,695 24,656,078 Evangelical.

56,224 Evangelical. 2,556,244 Lutheran. 557,897 Lutheran.

96,982 Lutheran. 286,183 Lutheran. 312,596

Lutheran. 311,764

Lutheran.

187,957 203,437 142,122 174,339 75,523 67,191 45,094 89,032 32,059 111,135

52,158 122.402 338,974

852,894 1,461,562 1,818.539 4,852,026 1,549,587

Lutheran.
Evangelical.
Lutheran.
Lutheran.
Lutheran.
Lutheran.
Lutheran.
Lutheran.
Evangelical.
Reformed.
Protestant.
Protestant.
Protestant.
Lutheran.
Catholic.
Lutheran.
Catholic.
Catholic.
Catholic.
Catholic.
Catholic.
Catholic.
Catholic,
Prot. & Cath.
Catholic
Catholic.
Catholic.
Mohammedan.
Mohammedan.

8,320

16,835,506

4,367,882
26,801,154
1,457,894
2,669,147

10,000
3,127

7,303
40,353,000
5,203,405

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GOVERNMENTS OF THE WORLD (Continued).

Title.

Population.

Religion.

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Milan IV
Servia..

Domnu...
Charles I.
Roumania..
Montenegro.
Nicholas I.

Hospodar..

Emeer Morocco.

Muley Hassan..... Tripoli..........

Halil Pacha....

Bey
Tunis
Mohamed Essadok

Bey
China

T’oung-Chi.

Emperor.... Corea

Zung Che.

King.... Acheen.......

Ala-ed-din Mansulab... Sultan.... Borneo...

Abdul Mumem

Sultan.... Sarawak..

Sir James Brooke..... Rajah. Zanzibar

Burgosch Ben Said..

Sultan. Muscat....

Synd Toskes....

Imaum

Shah ...

Nasser ed Din.. Persia...

Tenno..

Moutsou Hito...........
Japan..
Anam (Cochin China). Tu Duc

King.

Fa Tiolula Longkorn... First King Siam....

Shah.

Shere Ali...
Afghanistan.
Bokhara.

Mozaffar-ed-di....

Khan...... Khokan

Khan... Yemen

Imaum Beloochistan..

Khan.... Khiva...

Muhammed Rakhim... Taksir-Khan Thibet

Tale Lama..... Burmah

Mendoon-men.

King.. Abyssinia,

Tekla Johannes

Atsye. Madagascar.

Ranavola II.

Queen... Ashantee..

Koffi Kalkalli.

King. Orange..

F. T. Schneehage. President... Trans-Vaal.

T. F. Burgers.

President... Liberia....

Joseph J. Roberts.. President... Dahomey.

Ada hoonzou II...... King.. Sandwich Islands (Hawaii). David Kalakaua.....

King Society Islands....

Pomare ......

Qucen.

1,325,437
4,500,000

120,000
6,000,000
1,150,000

1,200,000 425,157,000 9,000,000

500,000
25,000,000

200,000
100,000

250,000
5,000,000
33,110,503
13,500,000
6,300,000
5,000,000
2,000,000
1,000,000
2,500,000
2,000,000

460,000 11,000,000 3,000,000 4,000,000 5,000,000 2,500,000

39,000 300,000 718,000 300,000 56,897 200,000

Greek Church.
Greek Church,
Greek Church.
Mohammedan.
Mohammedan.
Mohammedan.
Confuc, & Bud.
Confuc. & Bud.
Mohammedan.
Confuc. & Bud.
Chris. & Bud.
Mohammedan.
Mohammedan.
Mohammedan.
Sintoo.
Buddhic.
Buddhic.
Mohammedan.
Mohammedan,
Mohammedan.
Mohammedan.
Mohammedan.
Mohammedan.
Buddhic.
Buddhic.
Coptic Chris
Moh, & Chris.
Pagan.
Lutheran.
Lutheran.
Univ. Tole'n.
Pagan & Cath.
Protestant.

Pagan.

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BRITISH POSSESSIONS IN AMERICA.
DOMINION OF CANADA--Governor-General, Frederick Temple Blackwood, Baron Dufferin and

Clandeboyle.
Ontario Lieutenant-Governor, W. P. Howland, C. B.
Quebec

Sir Narcisse F. Belleau, Kt.
New Brunswick-

Albert J. Smith
Nova Scotia

Adams G. Archibald.
Columbia

Anthony Musgrave.
Manitoba

H. E. Morris,
Hudson Bay

W. MacDougall, C. B.
Vancouver's Island - "

J. W. Teutch.

Dominique-President, A, W, Moir.
NORTH AMERICAN COLONIES.

Grenada-Lieut.-Gov., S. Freeling.
Prince Edward Island-Lieut.-Gov., Sir Robt.

Guiana-Governor, J. Scott,
Hodgson.

Honduras-Lieut.-Gov., W. V. Cairns.
Newfoundland-Lieut.-Gov., Col. J. S. Hill, Jamaica--Governor, Sir Wm. Grey.

Montserrat-
C. B.

President, G. Rowland Pyne.
St. Christopher's-

J. S. Berridge.
BRITISH WEST INDIA ISLANDS,

St. Lucia-Lieut.-Gov., J. G. W. Des Vaux.
St. Vincent-

W. Hepburn Rennie.
Antigua-President, Sir O. Nugent.

Tobago

H. T. Usher.
Bahamas-Governor, G. P. Hennessy.

Trinidad-Governor, Jas. Robt. Langdon.
Barbadoes

Rawson G. Rawson. Turks Island - President, M. Campbell,
Bermuda-
Maj.-Gen. J. H. Lefroy. Virgin Islands

W. S. S. Oldham,
FRENCH POSSESSIONS IN AMERICA.

FRENCH WEST INDIA ISLANDS.
NORTH AMERICAN COLONY.

Martiniqne-Governor, Admiral Cloué.
St. Pierre and Miquelon-Commandant, Col. Guadaloupe and Dependencies-Gov., Couterier.
P. V. Cren.

Guiana-Governor, Col. Loubère.

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PROSPERITY THAT KNOWS NO USEFUL HINTS.

CHANGE. KNIVES should never be dipped into hot water, The Public Ledger is, as everybody knows, as it injures the handles. The blades may be the great Philadelphia local newspaper. Its circu. placed upright in the water in a mug, by which lation is enormous, and, in spite of the active plan the handles will be kept dry.

rivalry it encounters, every year shows a large RECIPE FOR MAKING THE HANDS WHITE.- increase in its edition. It is now printing an aver. Take some dry Indian meal, wet your hands and age of over ninety thousand copies daily. There rub them with it, then wash them with soap and is no mystery about its circulation. The publisher tepid water.

follows the plan which every newspaper ought, TO EXTRACT GREASE PROM PAPERED Walls. in justice to its advertisers, to adopt, of keeping -Dip a piece of flannel in spirits of wine, rub a daily account of the number of copies printed, the greasy spots gently once or twice, and the and exhibiting it to all those who wish to see. To grease will disappear.

readers of New York papers, and still more to To Remove Glass STOPPERS.-When the stop. those familiar with the great successful journals per of a glass decanter is too tight, a cloth wet of the Western cities, the Ledger is an enigma. with hot water and applied to the neck will cause So unattractive is it in its make-up, so solid and the glass to expand, and the stopper may be re- crowded and bare of enticing head-lines and moved. In a phial the warmth of the finger bright, "newsy," leaded matter, that its success may be sufficient,

is a wonder to people who do not know its solid To Clean Silver.-Silver door and bell plates merits and the peculiar affection the conservative are most expeditiously cleaned with a weak solu- Philadelphians have for it. Typographically, the tion of ammonia and water, say one teaspoonful paper is just about what it was when started in of ammonia to one tea-cup of water, applied with 1836. It is a great deal larger, of course, and a wet rag; it is equally useful in cleaning other contains more news, but the old style of type and silver plate and gold jewelry.

arrangement of news and advertising are very REMOVAL OP DRY PUTTY.-According to an closely adhered to. The general news is para English journal, the difficulty of removing hard graphed on the first page. Following it is a full putty from a window-sash can be obviated with city department, set solid, with no dash-lines great readiness by simply applying a piece of between the paragraphs. Then come the Washheated metal, such as a soldering-iron or other ington news and a New York letter. On the similar implement. When heated (but not red- second page we find from one to two columns of hot), the iron is to be passed slowly over the putty, well-written editorial, usually on non-political thereby rendering the latter so soft that it will topics. The third page has a column of parapart from the wood without any trouble.

graphs, and the fourth an excellent money article. ECONOMICAL SOAP.---The addition of three- All the rest of the sheet is full of short advertise. quarters of an ounce of borax to a pound of soap ments, which, taken together, form a curious and melted in without boiling, makes a saving of one interesting epitome of the business, amusements half in cost of soap, and three-fourths the labor and daily life of the great city. When asked by of washing, and improves the whiteness of the a New York journalist why he did not modernize fabrics ; besides, the usual caustic effect is re- his paper a little in its external appearance, Mr. moved, and the hands are left with a peculiar soft Child replied : “ The Philadelphia people would and silky feeling, leaving nothing more to be de- break their hearts if I should change the looks of sired by the most ambitious and economical the old Ledger. They want to see it looking just washerwoman.

the same as it did when their fathers and mothers A STRONG White Paste.-Dissolve 2 oz. of took it." No doubt Mr. Childs is right, and yet gum arabic in 2 quarts of water, and stir it into i it is a singular fact that in these rushing, changepound of wheat Rour until the whole becomes of ful times there are nearly a hundred thousand a pasty consistency. It is then to be heated, and people in a single city and its environs who like a 1952 oz. each of sugar of lead and alum dissolved paper all the better because it continues to wear in a little water added thereto, and the composi- its old face. The editing of the Ledger, it should tion well stirred until it shows signs of boiling, be said, is careful and thorough, and its business when it must be removed from the fire. Add management very able. There is probably no while hot 6 drops of carbolic acid. This is a daily in the country that has so efficient a carrier very tenacious and durable paste, and may be system. The city is laid off in districts, each used on almost any substance.

under charge of a carrier, who patrols it far more To DESTROY RATS AND MICE.- Mix some thoroughly than the policemen, and knows everyground plaster of Paris with brown sugar and body in it. As soon as a family moves into a Indian meal. Set it about on old plates, and house, the Ledger carrier arrives about as soon leave beside each plate a saucer or pan of water. as the furniture wagon, and offers to serve the When the rats have eaten the mixture, they will paper.-New York Tribune, June 20, 1874. drink the water and die. To attract them toward it, you may sprinkle on the edges of the plates a little of the oil of rhodium. Another method of getting rid of rats is to strew pounded potash in

To Clkan GOLD ORNAMENTS. --Make a lather their holes. The potash gets into their coats and of soap and water, and wash the articles; then lay irritates their skin, and the rats desert the place. them in dry powdered magnesia, When dry, rub To prevent rats dying in their holes and becom- them with a piece of flannel, or if embossed use a ing offensive, poison them by mixing half a pound brush. Or the articles may be washed in soapof carbonate of barytes with a quarter of a pound suds, and while wet put them in a bag with some of lard. It produces great thirst, the rats leave clean fresh bran or sawdust; shake them, and their holes to drink, and are unable to return. they will look almost like new.

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SELFISHNESS is poverty: it is the most utter
GLEANINGS.

destitution of a human being. It can bring noth

ing to his relief, it adds soreness to his sortOYS, The mere lapse of years is not life. To eat and it sharpens his pains, it aggravates all the losses drink and sleep-to be exposed to darkness and he is liable to endure, and when goaded to

exthe light-to pace round in the mill habit, and tremes often turns destroyer and strikes its last turn thought into an implement of trade,-this is blows on himself. It gives us nothing to rest ia not life. In all this but a poor fraction of the con- or fly to in trouble, it turns our affections on our. sciousness of humanity is awakened, and the selves, self on self, as the sap of a tree descending sanctities still slumber which make it worth while out of season from its heavenward branches, and to be. Knowledge, truth, love, beauty, goodness, making not only its life useless, but its growth faith, alone can give vitality to the mechanism of downward. existence. The laugh of mirth that vibrates If the disposition to speak well of others were through the heart, the tears that freshen the dry universally prevalent, the world would become a wastes within, the music that brings childhood comparative paradise. The opposite disposition back, the prayer that calls the future near, the is the Pandora-box, which, when opened, filis doubt which makes us meditate, the death which every house and every neighborhood with pain startles us with mystery, the hardship which and sorrow. How many enmities and heart. forces us to struggle, the anxiety that ends in burnings flow from this source! How much haptrust,-are the true nourishment of our natural piness is interrupted and destroyed! Envy, being

jealousy, and the malignant spirit of evil, when An anxious, restless temper, that runs to meet they find vent by the lips, go forth on their miscare on its way, that regrets lost opportunities too sion like foul fiends to blast the reputation and much, and that is over-painstaking in contriv. peace of others. ances for happiness, is foolish and should not be Never forsake a friend. When enemies gather indulged in. If you cannot be happy in one way, around, when sickness falls on the heart, when be happy in another; and this facility of disposi- the world is dark and cheerless, is the time to try tion wants but little aid from philosophy; for true friendship. They who turn from the scene health and good-humor are almost the whole af. of distress betray their hypocrisy and prove that fair. Many run about after felicity like an absent interest only moves them. If you have a friend man hunting for his hat while it is on his head or that loves you, who has studied your interest and in his hand. Though sometimes small evils, like happiness, be sure to sustain him in adversity, invisible insects, inflict great pain, and a single Let him feel that his former kindness is apprehair may stop a vast machine, yet the chief secret ciated, and that his love was not thrown away. of comfort lies in not suffering trilles to vex one, Real fidelity may be rare, but it exists in the and in prudently cultivating an undergrowth of heart. They only deny its worth and power who small pleasures, since very few great ones, alas ! never loved a friend or labored to make a frieod are let on long leases.

happy. THREE-FOURTHS of the difficulties and miseries of men come from the fact that most want wealth without earning it, fame without deserving it, popularity without temperance, respect without In these days when there is a tendency on the virtue, and happiness without holiness. The man part of the professedly religious journals to ignore who wants the best things, and is willing to pay morals for politics, it is pleasing to bear testimony just what they are worth, by honest effort and to the fact that in Philadelphia there is at least hard self-denial, will have no difficulty in getting one paper honorably non-political now so marked what he wants at last. It is the men who want by a religious spirit that some call it their family goods on credit that are disappointed and over- Christian newspaper.

A Philadelphia correwhelmed in the end. Happiness cannot be bought spondent of the Protestant Churchman says by the bottle. It does not exist in any exhilara- with entire truth : tion, excitement or ownership, but comes from “Objectionable advertisements do not mar its the use of the faculties of body and mind.

pages.

Coarse slang and partisan political abuse THERE cannot live a more unhappy creature is rigorously shut out. Its editorials touch than an ill-natured old man who is neither cap. merely on debated party questions; and when able of receiving pleasures nor sensible of doing they do so, it is always in a dignified and courthem to others. Yet what is more common than

teous way. Questions of social science, public peevishness, discontent and restless repining in morality, family comfort, benevolent enterprise, the decline of life? And how rare the spectacle church worship, and such like, form the subjects -all admit its beauty-of a cheerful, contented for the leading article each day. And when reand equable old age!“It is difficult," said Maligion does come in, it is always treated of, not dame de Stael, during the last week of her bril. | Hippantly and carelessly, but in a reverent and liant but strangely chequered existence, "to grow

Christian tone. I am referring to the Public old gracefully.'

Ledger, which in the hands of Geo. W, Childs, "The little I have seen of the world teaches Esq., stands first among our dailies in respect to me to look upon the errors of others in sorrow, circulation here, and only next to one in New not in anger. When I take up the history of one York in the whole United States-is taken dow heart that has sinned and suffered, and represent in almost every house in Philadelphia. Standto myself the struggle and temptation it has pass-ing in the midst of a community that must have ed through-the brief pulsations of joy, the fever. newspapers, and will have them, of some kind, ish inquietude of hope and fear, the pressure of it is a pleasure to be able thus to point to one want, the desertion of friends-I'would sain leave approaching nearly to the Christian standard and the erring soul of my fellow-man with Him from having something of a Christian tone."-New whose hands it came."-Longfellow.

York Evening Express.

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