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no way of preserving potatoes fit to eat except , o, blest be that Light which has parted the clouds, by keeping them in darkness.-N. Y. Tribune. A path to the pilgrim to show,

That pierces the veil which the future enshrouds,

And shows us to whom we may go. If thy servant be faulty, strive rather to son: vince him of his error, than to discover thy pas

For Friends' Intelligencer. sion: and when he is sensible. forgive him. * EXTRACTS OF LETTERS FROM A YOUNG PENN

SYLVANIAN NOW PRACTISING DENTISTRY Suppress tales in the general; but where a

IN GERMANY. matter requires notice, encourage the complaint,

No. 3. and right the aggrieved.—Penn.

Cassel, 9th mo. 10th, 1855.

My dear. Maternal Friend, I was very much OH, WEEP NOT FOR THE DEAD!

disappointed in not seeing you in Philadelphia Jeremiah 22: 10.

before I left. When we separated in Baltimore, BY MARY E. Brooks.

I hardly thought that I would cross the ocean Oh, weep not for the dead !

before I saw you again, but so it was, and I am Rather, oh, rather give the tear

now in the centre almost of Germany. To those who darkly linger here,

Cassel is rather an old fashioned city, situated When all beside are fled.

in a picturesque country, it contains a population Weep for the spirit withering . In its cold, cheerless sorrowing ;

of about forty thousand, and is the capital of Weep for the young and lovely one,

Hesse Cassel, and residence of the Kur First Whom ruin darkly leve on;

(Elector.) Hesse .Cassel is what is called an But never let a tear be shed

electorate, and the ruling officer is termed the For them the pure enfranchised dead.

Elector; the Germans call the State Kur, Hesse, Oh, weep not for the dead !

and the officer Kur first. You will remember No more for them the blighting chill,

that it was Hesse Cassel that furnished the Eng. The thousand shades of earthly ill,

lish government with Hessians to fight agaiost The thousand thorns we tread: Weep for the life-charm early flown,

the rebels in the United States during the war The spirit broken, bleeding, lone,

of independence. The arrangement was made Weep for the death-pangs of the heart

between the English government and the grandEre being from the bosom part;

father of the present Elector. The Elector was But never be a tear-drop given,

to receive a certain price for each man that was To those who rest in yon blue heaven.

killed, and the wounds were to be paid for ac

cording to a regular scale agreed upon. There EXTRACT. .

are many curious stories about the old man-one Scratch the green rind of a sapling, or wantonly twist

is that he complained to the British governit in the soil,

ment that they had been too careful of the lives The scarred and crooked oak will tell of thee for cen of his men, and thereby deprived him of the revturies to come:

enue. I do not vouch for the truth of this, but Even so mayest thou guide the mind to good, or lead

I think that a man that would sell his subjects it to the marrings of evil, For disposition is builded up by the fashioning of first to ugnt the

ng of first to fight the battles of another nation, would not impressions :

be very scrupulous about making as much as posWherefore, though the voice of Instruction waiteth sible by the speculation. for the ear of reason,

I have made some valuable acquaintances here Yet with its mother's milk the young child drinketh

in Cassel, and judging from their hospitable treatEducation.


ment, I am led to think there is sincerity in their professions.

The leading physician in the town has been « TO WHOM SHALL WE GO ?"

exceedingly kind to me in introducing me to By Eliza Follen.

many influential families. His family is very When our purest delights are nipped in the blossom, agreeable. The Dr. is about completing a very When those we love best are laid low;

| large work upon the nervous system. He has When grief plants in secret ker thorns in the bosom, been engaged upon it for the last twenty years. Deserted, “ to whom shall we go ?”

It includes the most minute microscopical obserWhen error bewilders, and our path becomes dreary, vations of the brain that have ever been made. And tears of despondency flow;

The work does not profess to treat upon the anatWhen the wbole head is sick, and the whole heart is

omy and physiology of the nervous system-the weary, Despairing, “ to whom shall we go ?”

origin, course and distribution of the different sets

of nerves-so much as it enters into the examiWhen the sad, thirsty spirit turns from the springs nation of the nature of the substances composing of enchantment this life can bestow,

those nerves. It is really surprising to see the And sighs for another, and flutters its wings, Impatient, “ to whom shall. we go ?”

| depths of his researches, and one can almost imation.

gine in looking over the plates that he has com- numberless watering places within a very short pleted that we can see the much talked of " ani- distance from Frankfort, are all interesting to .mal spirits" in form upon the paper.

visit, and I have occupied most of my leisure He thinks he will have the first edition out in time in that manner. about a year, and when it appears it will be cer 1. A part of the house occupied by Charlemagne tainly the greatest work of the kind that bas ever is still standing in Frankfort, also the balcony been before the public.

from which Luther preached to the people. The This is my third visit (professional) to Cassel, house in which Goethe the great German poet I have been here a week this time, and shall was born, and many other relics that the people probably remain a month longer. I do nothing prize and make money out of. but operate upon the teeth, and confine my oper- 16th. This is a beautiful Sunday morning, ations to about six or seven hours each day. I the sun is shining into my rooms as pleasantly have rented rooms in Frankfort, and taken in as it shines upon a May morning on the fields with me a young man lately from the United and woodlands of my native home. I sit and States, though a native of Frankfort, which ena- I look out over the old fashioned tile covered bled us to get permission to practice there, which houses, with their peaked gables standing high I believe would have been impossible under any above the rest of the structure, and each appearother circumstances. The laws in regard to for- ing to vie with the others in grotesque appeareigners following any business in Frankfort are ance, and I can hardly realize the fact that this very strict, and it is necessary to move with cau- is a European city.

1 I look over the landscape and see the park, the Here in Cassel I have an individual permis- Fulda, the long row of populars that for centusion from the Medical College, and I believe I ries have stood sentinels upon the roads leading could operate incessantly for six months, if I from village to village, the distant hills with were to remain.

the shadows of the clouds dancing and playing Frankfort is not a place of so much interest as about them, and I forget that I am in Gersome other cities in Germany that I have been many, and find myself fashioning these hills and in, but its central position, its being the seat of vallies to suit the view from some familiar spot the German Diet, and the residence of some of at home. I sit and muse on days gone by, and the most wealthy men in the world, (the Roths. I almost feel that those hills are my native hills childs,) and the population generally being and that I am at home again. But I am aroused wealthy, reuder it a desirable place. " from my reverie by the deep thundering tolling

In a few hours, in almost any direction, we can of St. Martin's bell, and as I turn to see the arrive at some of the most charming places in church that has stood the storms of the last six Germany. A ride of an hour takes us to the Rhine, hundred years, and listen to the tolling that for at Mayence, and in a few minutes more we ar- the last six centuries has echoed among the surrive at Wies Baden, which is a charming spot, rounding hills, I verily conclude that I am in situated on the verge of the Taurus mountains, Europe. and is where the boiling springs are found, which

* * * * * * * have been resorted to for the last two thousand / Hoping my next may be more interesting, I years, and have a great reputation for their bene- close with much to all my friends who enquire ficial effects in many chronic diseases. In another after me, and believe me truly your affectionate direction a ride of two or three hours takes us

F. C. through a delightful country containing mountain scenery, rendered more interesting by Castle SOUNDS PRODUCED IN ALL LIVING TISSUES. ruins upon their summit,-to the old city of Our knowledge of physiology is progressing Heidelberg, famous for its university : close to very rapidly. It is but a little more than a hunthat is Manheim, the only regularly laid out city dred years since Harvey discovered the circulain Germany, and a couple of hours further is tion of blood, and overthrew the abominably Baden Baden, which is considered the paradise crude notions previously entertained. The arteof Germany. Six or eight hours ride takes us ries are always found emptied of blood in disinto the mountain scenery of Switzerland, five sections, except in case of death by lightning, as hours bring us through a most lovely country the powerful action of the heart and of the vesto Cassel.

sels themselves tends to this result; but the In an hour in almost any direction we can find ancients had always taught that these passages charming rural resorts—-old castles in ruins were made to convey air only, or a certain imagupon the mountains that were built from the inable fluid corresponding to the spirit. Disninth to the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. coveries have followed each other rapidly since

Near Wies Baden we find a part of the ruins of the foundation was laid, and now, by the aid of the great wall, built by the Romans, in the time chemistry, man has attained to a very tolerable of Augustus Cesar, to defend them from the en- | degree of knowledge of himself. croachments of the Germans. These with the Prof. Matteucci-we think that is the name,

but the paragraph is not at hand at this moments every man, woman and child diving into the soup

-has recently announced the discovery that bowl, meat plate and bread tray at once, with no animal muscles actually burn and disappear head to preside, and no hand to direct, it is clear while working—a fact long suspected and theo-that that family is not so far advanced from barretically acknowledged. The animal organiza- baric rudeness as is desirable.- Manford's Magtion is analogous to a steam engine, the food azine. being the fuel, and the lungs the furnace in which the oxygen of the air is united with car-| bon, producing carbonic acid to be expelled, like

BUSINESS HABITS. the same material from a chimney. This is The man who would be successful in the pur. known to be the source of animal heat, and of suit of business, and honored thereafter, must all the dynamic power or working energy of the entertain a sacred regard for the principles of animal organization; but it had not been pre-justice. It is known well that they form the viously proved that each individual part, each basis of every transaction in the commercial limb, for example, lost a portion of its substance world, and regulate the conduct of every upright with each muscular movement it performed, and man engaged in business. He is punctual in that in proportion as each part, or the whole keeping all his engagements, no matter how muscular system, is worked, the particles become trivial or unimportant they may seem to him.worn out, or burned, and are removed to be re-He does nothing hurriedly; he employs no perplaced, of course, by others, and in greater son to do that which he can easily do himself, abundance and vigor, in case the exercise has and always has a place for everything, and been just sufficient for health, and the stomach everything is kept in its place. He is careful to and accompanying organs are in good condition, leave nothing undone which ought to be done, and supplied with material. We have not keeps affairs and business matters to himself and learned that Prof. M. who is represented to be a from the view of those who are always trying to foreign savan of some note, has yet proved that become acquainted with his neighbors' affairs. the nervous matter of the brain is consumed in He is cautious in purchasing, to never buy more the same manner by head-work, but infer that goods than there are prospects of selling; never this is presumed.

buys on long credits when he is able to pay, and he prefers to pay cash instead of using time at

all. He is punctual prompt and decisive with THE TABLE.

customers, is clear and explicit in all bargains; The table is one of the most important parts generally sells for small profits and takes less of every household. It is not only essential to risks of losing; never trusts business matters to physical good, but pregnant with moral and so- memory, but reduces them to writing; is carecial lessons. But the tables of all households ful to take a copy of all letters sent away. He are not alike. Some are like the barbarian extends the same courtesies towards his custoboard, spread with the roughest fare, only to sat- mers that he would to a guest in his house, or a isfy the physical appetite. Some bear the marks stranger introduced in company. It is not the of ignorance and rudeness, being spread in dis-pompous civilities of formal etiquette that win order, and supplied with gross and hurtful food, the good will and respect, but the easy and natuaround which gather in chaotic confusion théral babits which speak a more kindly feeling and half swinish horde of the family. Some are reciprocated respect. Therefore, let every busiheavily ladened with good, bad, and indifferent ness man lay in a stock of civility, they will find food, spread with a half cultured taste, and are it a good investment, one that will please and approached in a half orderly and half disorderly retain customers.—Keokuk Times. manner by a family bearing marks of a transition state from barbarism to refinement. Some are spread with a refined and artistic taste, sup The earnest man wins way for himself, and plied with nutritious and wholesome food, pre-earnestness and truth go together. Never affect pared with a view to the laws of health and the to be other than you are either richer or wiser. pleasures of appetites, which is received by the Never be ashamed to say, “I do not know." family with quiet and refined social satisfaction. Men will then believe you when you say, “ I do Nothing more surely indicates the state of cul- know.” Never be ashamed to say, whether apture and refinement in a family than its table.plied to time or money, “I cannot afford to waste If it is set without order, giving the appearance an hour in the idleness to which you invite me.” of a shower of food rained on it in confusion, and —“I cannot afford the guinea you ask me to piled up and overloaded at that, and then is par- throw away.Once establish yourself and your taken of as though it was the first meal ever eaten mode of life as what they really are, and your and the last expected, and as though it must all foot is on solid ground, wbether for the gradual be eaten in one minute, launched in heedless and step onward, or for the sudden spring over a uomasticated confusion into craying stomachs, I precipice. .




T stitution, baving been in successful operation for depressed There is but little inquiry, either for ex

the last twenty years, will now receive six or eight port or home consumption, and only a few hundred

female pupils as boarders in the family. Age under barrels were disposed of at $64 for fresh ground

thirteen years preferred. from new. wheat, and $6 for old. Sales to retailers and

Careful attention will be paid to health, morals, &c., bakers for fresh ground and fancy brands, from $7 up!

| and they will be required to attend Friends.' Meeting to $8 75. Rye Flour is now selling at $4 50 per bbl.,

i on First days, accompanied by one of their teachers, and Corn Meal is held at $4 per barrel.

"s | also mid week meetings if desired by parents or guarGRAIN.--The receipts of Wheat have materially

dians. Terms moderate. increased, and prices favor buyers. Good red is held

LETITIA MURPHY Principal. at $1 55 a $1 56 and $1 68 a 1 60 for good white, in

SARAH C. WALKER Assistant. store. Rye is dull at 95 cts. Corn continues in fair

No. 158 Frankford St. Frankford, Pa. request, and good yellow sells at 88 C., afloat and 86 a

REFERENCES. 87c in store. Oats continue dull; new Southern is John Child, 510 Arch Street. selling at from 33 a 39 cents per bushel.

Thomas T. Child, 452 N. 2d Street below Poplar.

Julia Yerkes, 909 N. 4th Street-above Poplar. TLDRIDGE HILL BOARDING SCHOOL.–The

Wm. C. Murphy, 43 S. 4th Street above Chestnut. 1 Winter session (for the education of young men

Charles Murphy, 820 N. 12th Street below Parrish. and boys) of this Institution, will open on the 9th of 11th mo., and continue 20 weeks.

(PRINGDALE BOARDING SCHOOL.- This The branches of a liberal English education are D School, situated in Loudoun Co., Va., was founded thoroughly taught by the most approved methods of by an Association of Friends belonging to Fairfax teaching founded on experience.

Quarterly Meeting, in order to afford to Friends Also the elements of the Latin and French languages, children, of both sexes, a guarded education in accorTerms, $70 per session.

I dance with our religious principles and testimonies, Those wishing to enter will please make early ap. The next session will open the 7th day of the Ninth plication.

month and close the 11th of Sixth month following. For full particulars address the Principal for a cir Thorough instruction is given in the branches cular.

usually embraced in a good English education, and ALLEN FLITCRAFT,

lectures are delivered on History, Natural Philosophy, Eldridge Hill, Salem County N. J. and Chemistry. A philosophical apparatus, a cabinet 8 mo. 29, 1857-8 w.

of minerals, and a variety of instructive books, have

been provided for the use of the school. CI WYNEDD BOARDING SCHOOL FOR YOUNG). Experience confirms us in the belief, that in classU MEN AND BOYS.-The next winter session of ing together boys and girls in the recitation room, we this School will commence on 2d day the 9th of uuh have adopted the right method, as it stimulates them month, 1857, and continue Twenty weeks. Terms to greater diligence, and improves their deportment. $70 per session. Those desirous of entering will they have separate sc

They have separate school rooms and play grounds, please make early application. For circulars giving

and do not associate, except in the presence of their further information, address either of the undersigned.

teachers. None are received as pupils except the chilDANIEL FOULKE, Principal.

dren of Friends, or those living in Friends' families HUGH FOULKE, Jr., Teacher.

and intended to be educated as Friends. Spring House P. O. Montgomery County, Pa.

| Terms.- For board, washing and tuition, per term 8 mo. 22, 1857-8 w.

of 40 weeks, $115, payable quarterly in advance.

Pens, ink, lights, &c., fifty cents per quarter. DrawTRIENDS' SCHOOLS, (on Meeting House premises,

ing, and the French language each $3 per quarter. 1 Fourth and Green streets.)-Green Street Gram

Books and stationery at the usual prices. mar School for Girls will re-open on Second day, 31st

1 The stage from Washington to Winchester stops at inst. There will be but one session per day. It is

Purcelville within two miles of the school. There is designed to introduce higher branches of study than

a daily stage from the Point of Rocks, on the Balt. bave hitherto been taught, thus making it a finishing

and Ohio R. Road, to Leesburg, where a conveyance school for those who wish to avail themselves of the may be ha

may be had to the school, a distance of 9 miles.opportunity.

Letters should be directed to Purcelville, Loudoun During the winter familiar lectures will be given on Co., Va.

S. M. JANNEY, Principal. Philosophy, Chemistry, Physiology, &c., illustrated


HANNAH W. SUTTON by appropriate apparatus ; and in every particular an

Superintendents. effort will be made to meet the wants of those en

7 mo. 11th, 1857.-8w; trusted to my care.

S. HAYHURST, Teacher. TALLSINGTON BOARDING SCHOOL FOR Green Street Grammar School for Boys will re-open T GIRLS.

P GIRLS.-BEULAH S. Lower and ESTHER LOWER, on Second day 31st inst., under the care of the under-Principals. The first session of this school will comsigned. The higher branches of Mathematics, also mence on the 14th of 9th mo. next.

ementary studies will be embraced in the course. In this Institution will be taught all the branches of of instruction in this school ; and an effort will be a thorough English education, and no efforts will be made to render it worthy of patronage.

spared on the part of the Principals in promoting the ANNA MORRIS. Teacher. I comfort and bappiness of those under their care. The Primary School for Boys and Girls will also

Terms.-For tuition, board, washing, the use of re-open under the care of Ann Bailey. Vacancies as

books and stationery, $75 per session of 20 weeks. they occur, will be filled by “Friends”” children, in

French and Drawing each $5 per session extra. the order of application.

For further particulars and references address B.S. References, David Ellis, No. 617, Franklin St.

and E. LOWER, Fallsington, Bucks Co. Pa. above Green. Jane Johnson, No. 533 N. Fourth St.

7th mo. 11th, 1857.-8w. Pha. 8th mo. 13h, 1857.

| Merrihew & Thompson, Prs., Lodge St., North side Penna. Bank



nennen mannen VOL. XIV. PIIILADELPHIA, NINTH MONTH 5, 1857.

No. 25.

EDITED BY AN ASSOCIATION OF FRIENDS. wife came to tea with us, and expressed satisfac

tion in our company, which we also felt in theirs, PUBLISHED BY WM. W. MOORE,

and parted from them in that love which throws No. 324 South Fifth Street,

down all distinctions of names in religion. PHILADELPHIA,

"Second day, 31st. After a solemn season Every Seventh day at Two Dollars per annum, payable in advance. Three copies sent to one address for with the only person we knew of here who makes Five Dollars.

any profession with us, we set off in a treckschuyt, Communications must be addressed to the Publisher, for Aristerdam, where we arrived the next evenfree of expense, to whom all payments are to be made. ing. and met a kind reception from John Van


“Fourth day, attended the Monthly Meeting

of the few Friends here, and light seeming to (Continued from page 371.)

shine upon visiting these, in their own houses, “I feel sensibly confirmed in the belief, that we entered upon the service, which was so owned passing through Holland was the right way, for by the prevalence of gospel liberty and love that in coming through the towns to this place, there hard things were made comparatively easy. 8. has been so much love prevalent, that it has felt G. and I had never before spoken through an to me as though we were not among strangers, interpreter, which office J. V. jun, filled agree. though with people of a strange speech; and ably, and our minds were bowed in thankfulness that there were many who could not be spoken to the Lord who manifests himself a present to from something answering in their minds to helper. what is felt by us, even without outward inter- The situation of those few sheep, as it were pretation. A minister of the Calvinist church in a wilderness country, calls for near sympathy, drank tea with us, this evening, and undertook and it is a favor when not only this feeling is to give notice of a meeting which is appointed extended, but a willingness accompanies to let for to-morrow..

it run as it flows. It is about four years since “Seventh day, 29th. The meeting was held they were visited by G. D., S. Emlen, and J. at ten o'clock, G. D. and S. G. were strengthened Kendall; that life which is the crown of all proto recommend inward waiting for the revelation fession is certainly low; the seed seems in a of divine power, but there seemed little open-wintry state, scarcely shooting above ground, ness among the few assembled ; several ministers yet we have thought it is under the care of Him of the Calvinistic church attended, and we took who can nourish and bring it forth, if it be only tea with one of them--many others were present, allowed to lie under His cultivating hand, and and a good deal of religious conversation took not exposed too much to the chilling breath that place, wherein an explanation was entered into surrounds; there are also some hidden, seekiog of our principles and testimonies ; G. D. open-minds in these parts -perhaps mixed with the ing these clearly, and apparently to their satis-various names to religion, and others who we faction. I thought this was a season spent find do not join with any denomination, but profitably, though as to my own feelings I am keep quietly among themselves, exemplary in like one in prison ; may I be helped to resign their conduct, doing good, and communicating myself into His hands who has, I trust, sent me of their outward blessings ; plain in their apout on this journey; for while my conflicts seem pearance and manner; one of these, after sitting rather to increase than lessen, and the exercise in an opportunity where evident solemnity coverof my spirit almost weighs down the poor body, ed us, observed that though we could not underI do at times feel renewed confidence that I shall stand each other, there was a feeling and unity be preserved, and that those I have left will be within.' taken care of.

| “First day, 6th of 4 mo. We had two public “ First day, 30th. A public meeting at four meetings, one at half-past nine, the other at four in the afternoon, it was very large, more coming -G. D. and 8. G. were favored to minister with than the house could hold ; some liberty was gospel love and authority. I had fresh cause for felt by all of us in expressing what arose, but it confusion, and the acknowledgement that to me was an exercising low time, a physician and his I belongeth shame; pain still attends the remem

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