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27th Round.-- + 10 brown, 4 white, 4 45th Round.-- + 8 brown, 1 steel, 1 cerise, 6 white, 6 brown, + 4 times. brown, 4 white, 2 brown, 6 white, 1 steel,

28th Round.- + 9 brown, 4 white, 51 brown, 1 steel, 5 brown, + 4 times. cerise, 4 white, 2 brown, 2 white, 4 brown, 46th Round. +7 brown, 1 steel, 2 + 4 times.

brown, 1 white, 2 brown, 1 white, 2 brown, 29th Round.- + 9 brown, 4-white, 5 5 white, 4 steel, 5 brown, + 4 times. cerise, 6 white, 6 brown, + 4 times.

47th Round,- + 6 brown, 2 steel, 2 30th Round. +7 brown, 5 white, 6 brown, 3 steel, 8 brown, 3 steel, 1 brown, cerise, 5 white, 7 brown, + 4 times. 1 steel, 4 brown, + 4 times. Fasten off

31st Round.- +8 brown, 4 white, 6 the cerise. cerise, 6 white, 6 brown, + 4 times.

48th Round. + 5 brown, 2 steel, 1 32nd Round.-- + 6 brown, 6 white, 5 brown, 2 steel, 10 brown, 2 steel, 1 brown, cerise, 4 white, 9 brown, + 4 times. 2 steel, 4 brown, + 4 times.

33rd Round.- + 6 brown, 1 steel, 5 49th Round.- + 4 brown, 1 steel, 2 white, 5 cerise, 3 white, 1 brown, 2 white, brown, 1 steel, 1 brown, 5 steel, 2 brown, 7 brown, + 4 times.

4 steel, brown, 2 steel, 4 brown, + 4 34th Round. + 5 brown, 7 white, 4 times. cerise, 3 white, 2 brown, 3 white, 6 brown, 50th Round.- + 9 brown, 2 steel, 2 + 4 times.

brown, 7 steel, 1 brown, 4 steel, 5 brown, 35th Round.- + 6 brown, 2 white, 2 + 4 times. brown, 2 white, 4 cerise, 3 white, 3 brown, 51st Round.- t 10 brown, 2 steel, 4. 1 white, 7 brown, + 4 times.

brown, 1 steel, 13 brown, + 4 times. 36th Round. + 6 brown, 1 steel, 3 52nd Round.- + 17 brown, 3 steel, 10 brown, 2 white, 4 cerise, 3 white, 3 brown, brown, + 4 times, 1 white, 1 brown, 1 steel, 5 brown, + 4 53rd Round.-- + 18 brown, 3 steel, 9 times.

brown, + 4 times. 37th Round.- + 5 brown, 2 steel, 3 Do the other end like this: then for the brown, 3 white, 3 cerise, 2 white, 1 brown, centre, backward and forwards, + 2 Dc, 2 2 white,

brown, steel, 5 brown, + 4 Ch, miss 2, + end with 2 Dc. Every times.

following row, + 2 Dc, under chain 2 38th Round.-+ brown, 2 steel, 3 Ch, t. brown, 3 white, 2 cerise, 2 white, 1 brown, Crochet up the ends with white silk, and 4 white, 1 brown, steel, 5 brown, + 4 make the fringes of steel beads and bugles. times.

The rings are to be slipped over the 39th Round.- + 4 brown, 3 steel, 1 middle before the second end is sewed on. brown, 5 steel, 2 cerise, 2 white, 2 brown, 2 white, 2 brown, 2 steel, 5 brown, + 4 ALWAYS Busy. - The more times.

accomplishes the more he may. An 40th Round.-- + 4 brown, 3 steel, 3 active tool never grows rusty. You always white, 2 brown, 2 white, 1 cerise, 3 white, find those men who are the most forward 5 brown, 3 steel, 4 brown, + 4 times. to do good, or to improve the times and

41st Round.- + 4 brown, 1 steel, 1 manners, always busy. Who starts our brown, 1 steel, 2 brown, 1 white, 2 brown, railroads, our steamboats, our machine 2 white, 1 cerise, 2 white, 2 brown, 1 shops, and our manufactories ? Men of white, 3 brown, 3 steel, 4 brown, + 4 industry and enterprise. As long as they times.

live they work, doing something to benefit 42nd Round.- + 4 brown, 1 steel, themselves and others. It is just so with brown, 3 steel, 1 white, 2 brown, 3 white, a man who is benevolent—the more he 1 cerise, 1 white, 1 brown, 1 steel, 1 brown, 1 gives, the more he feels to like giving. white, 2 brown, 3 steel,4 brown, + 4 times. We go for activity-in body, in mind, in

43rd Round.- + 5 brown, 6 steel, 5 everything. Let the gold grow not dim, white, 1 cerise, 3 white, 1 brown, 1 white, nor the thoughts become stale. Keep ali 2 brown, 2 steel, 4 brown, + 4 times. things in motion. We should rather that

44th Round. +6 brown, 4 steel, 1 death should find us scaling a mountain brown, 11 white, 1 steel, 1 brown, 2 steel, than sinking in a mire-breasting a whirl4 brown, + 4 times.

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“Bless me, Cora !” said I. " What is “ MY FORTUNE'S MADE.”

the matter ? Have you been sick ?” My young friend, Cora Lee, was a gay, “No. Why do you ask? Is my disdashing girl, fond of dress, and looking habille rather on the extreme ?" always as if, to use a common saying, just “Candidly I think it is, Cora,” was my out of a band-box. Cora was a belle, of frank answer. course, and had many admirers. Among “Oh well! No matter," she carelessly the number of these, was a young man replied, “my fortune's made.” named Edward Douglass, who was the “ I don't clearly understand you,” said I. very “pink” of neatness, in all matters " I'm married, you know.” pertaining to dress, and exceeding parti. “ Yes; I am aware of that fact.” cular in his observance of the little pro- "No need of being so particular in prieties of life.

dress now." I saw, from the first, that if Douglass “Why not?pressed his suit, Cora's heart would be an “Didn't I just say,” replied Cora. “My easy conquest; and so it proved.

fortune's made. I've got a husband.” How admirably they are fitted for each Beneath an air of jesting, was apparent other,” I remarked to my husband, on the the real earnestness of my friend. night of the wedding. “ Their tastes are "You dressed with a careful regard to similar, and their habits so much alike, taste and neatness in order to win Edward's that no violence will be done to the feelings love ?”' said I. or either, in the more intimate associations Certainly I did.” that marriage brings. Both are neat in “And should you not do the same in person, and orderly by instinct ; and both order to retain it ?have good principles."

" Why, Mrs. Smith! Do you think my From all present appearances, the husband's affection goes no deeper than match will be a good one,” replied my my dress? I should be very sorry indeed husband. There was, I thought, some. to think that. He loves me for myself.” thing like reservation in his tone.

“No doubt of that in the world, Cora. “Do you really think so ?I said, a But remember, that he cannot see what is Jittle ironically; for Mr. Smith's approval in your mind except by what you do or of the marriage was hardly warm enough say. If he admires your taste, for instance, to suit my fancy.

it is not from any abstract appreciation of “Oh, certainly! Why not ?” he replied. it; but because the taste manifests itself

I felt a little fretted at my husband's in what you do. And, depend upon it, he mode of speaking ; but made no further will find it a very hard matter to approve remark on the subject. He is never very and admire your correct taste in dress, for enthusiastic nor sanguine, and did not instance, when you appear before him, day mean, in this instance, to doubt the fitness after day, in your present unattractive of the parties for happiness in the mar- attire. If you do not dress well for your riage state, as I half imagined. For my husband's eyes, for whose eyes, pray, do self, I warmly approved my friend's choice, you dress ? You are as neat when abroad, and called her husband a lucky man to as you were before your marriage.” secure for his companion through life a • As to that, Mrs. Smith, common dewoman so admirably fitted to make one cency requires me to dress well when I go like him happy. But a visit which I paid | into the street, or into company; to say to Cora, one day, about six weeks after the nothing of the pride one naturally feels in honeymoon had expired, lessened my en looking well.” thusiasm on the subject, and awoke some “ And does not the same common deunpleasant doubts. It happened that I cency and natural pride argue as strongly called soon after breakfast. Cora met me in favour of your dressing well at home, in the parlour, looking like a very fright. and for the eye of your husband, whose She wore a soiled and rumpled morning approval and whose admiration must be wrapper : her hair was in papers; and she dearer to you than the approval and admihad on dirty stockings, and a pair of old ration of the whole world?slippers down at the heels.

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out in silks and satins all the time. A husband went off to his business with his pretty bill my dress-maker would have unshaven face. against him in that event. Edward has “I don't know whether to shave or not,” more sense than thatI flatter myself.” said Douglass, next morning, running over

"Street or ball-room attire is one thing, his rough face, upon which was a beard of Cora ; and becoming home apparel ano- forty-eight hours' growth. His wife had ther. We look for both in their place.” hastily thrown on a wrapper, and, with

Thus I argued with the thoughtless slipshod feet, and head like a mop, was young wife, but my words made no im- lounging in a large rocking-chair awaitpression. When abroad, she dressed with ing the breakfast bell. exquisite taste, and was lovely to look “For mercy's sake, Edward, don't go upon; but at home she was careless and any longer with that shockingly dirty slovenly, and made ft almost impossible face," spoke up Cora. “ If you knew how for those who saw her to realize that she dreadfully you looked.” was the brilliant beauty they had met in “Looks are nothing,” replied Edward, company but a short time before. But stroking his beard. even this did not last long.

“Why, what's come over you all at The habits of Mr. Douglass, on the con

once ?trary, did not change. He was as orderly · Nothing, only its such a trouble to as before; and dressed with the same re- shave every day." gard to neatness. He never appeared at “But you didn't shave yesterday.” the breakfast-table in the morning with- “ I know ; I am just as well off to-day, out being shaved ; nor did he lounge about as if I had. So much saved, at any rate.” in the evening in his shirt-sleeves. The But Cora urged the matter; and her slovenly habits into which Cora had fallen, | husband finally yielded, and mowed down annoyed him seriously; and still more so, the luxuriant growth of beard. when her carelessness about her appear- “How much better you do look !" said ance began to manifest itself abroad as the young wife. “Now don't go another well as at home. When he hinted any day without shaving." thing on the subject, she did not hesitate “But why should I take so much to reply, in a jesting manner, that her for trouble about mere looks? I'm just as tune was made, and she need not trouble good with a long beard as with a short one. herself any longer about how she looked. It's a great deal of trouble to shave every

Douglass did not feel very much com- day. You can love me equally as well; and plimented, but as he had his share of good why need I care about what others say or sense, he saw that to assume a cold and think?" offended manner would do-no good.

On the following morning, Douglass " If your fortune is made, so is mine," appeared not only with a long beard, but he replied, on one occasion, quite coolly, with a bosom and collar that were both and indifférently. Next morning he made soiled and rumpled. his appearance at the breakfast-table with “Why, Edward! how you do look !" a beard of twenty-four hours' growth. said Cora. “You've neither shaved nor

“ You haven't shaved this morning, put on a clean shirt.” dear ?" said Cora, to whose eyes the dirty- Edward stroked his face, and run his looking face of her husband was parti- fingers along the edge of his collar, recularly unpleasant.

marking indifferently, as he did so: "No," he replied, carelessly. “It's a “It's no matter. I look well enough. serious trouble to shave every day.” This being so very particular in dress, is

“But you look so much better with a waste of time; and I'm getting tired cleanly shaved face.”

of it." "Looks are nothing-ease and comfort And in this trim Douglas went off to everything," " said Douglass.

his business, much to the annoyance of "But common decency, Edward.”' his wife, who could not bear to see her

"I see nothing indecent in a long beard,” husband looking so slovenly. replied the husband.

Gradually the declension from neatness Still Cora argued, but in vain. Her went on, until Edward was quite a match

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for his wife, and yet, strange to say, Cora broke in Cora, energetically. had not taken the hint, broad as it was. could you come here in such a plight?” In her own person she was as untidy as “In such a plight ?And Edward

looked down at himself, felt his beard, About six months after their marriage, and run his fingers through his hair. we invited a few friends to spend a social “ What's the matter? Is anything wrong?" evening with us, Cora and her husband “You look as if you'd just waked up among the number.

Cora came alone, from a nap of a week with your clothes quite early, and said that her husband was on, and come off without washing your very much engaged, and could not come face or combing your hair,” said my husuntil after tea. My young friend had not band. taken much pains with her attire. Indeed, “Oh!” And Edward's countenance her appearance mortified me, as it con- brightened a little. Then he said, with trasted so decidedly with that of the other much gravity of mannerladies who were present; and I could not " I've been extremely hurried of late; help suggesting to her that she was wrong and only left my business a few minutes in being so indifferent about her dress. ago. I hardly thought it worth while to But she laughingly replied to me

go home to dress up.

I knew You know my fortune's made now, were all friends here.

Besides, as my Mrs. Smith. I can afford to be negligent fortune is made" -and he glanced with a in these matters. It's a great waste of look not to be mistaken, towards his wife time to dress so much."

_“I don't feel called upon to give as I tried to argue against this, but could much attention to mere dress as formerly. make no impression upon her.

Before I was married, it was necessary to About an hour after tea, and while we be particular in these matters, but now it's were all engaged in pleasant conversation, of no consequence.the door of the parlour opened, and in I turned toward Cora. Her face was walked Mr. Douglass. At first glance I like crimson. In a few moments she thought I must be mistaken. But no, it arose and went quickly from the room. I was Edward himself. But what a figure followed her, and Edward came after us, he did cut! His uncombed hair was pretty sore.

He found his wife in tears, standing up, in stiff spikes, in a hundred and sobbing almost hysterically. different directions; his face could not " I've got a carriage at the door," he have felt the touch of a razor for two or said to me, aside, half laughing, half serithree days; and he was guiltless of clean ous. “So help her on with her things, linen for at least the same length of time. and we'll retire in disorder.” His vest was soiled ; his boots unblacked; “ But it's too bad in you, Mr. Douand there was an unmistakable hole in glass,” replied I. one of his elbows.

Forgive me for making your house the “Why, Edward !” exclaimed his wife, scene of this lesson to Cora,” he whispered. with a look of mortification and distress, “ It had to be given, and I thought I as her husband came across the room, could venture to trespass upon your forwith a face in which no consciousness of bearance." the figure he cut could be detected.

" I'll think about that,” said I, in re“Why, my dear fellow! What is the turn. matter ?” said my husband, frankly ; for In a few minutes Cora and her husband he perceived that the ladies were begin- retired; and in spite of good breeding, and ning to titter, and that the gentlemen everything else, we all had a hearty laugh were looking at each other, and trying to over the matter, on my return to the parrepress their risible tendencies; and lour, where I explained the curious little therefore deemed it best to throw off all scene that had just occurred. reserve on the subject.

How Cora and her husband settled the "The matter? Nothing's the matter, I affair between themselves, I never inquired. believe. Why do you ask?” Douglass But one thing is certain, I never saw her

in a slovenly dress afterwards, at home or "Well may he ask, what's the matter!" | abroad. She was cured.

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evolved from the copper. Let the plate THE AMATEUR’S AND MECHA- remain in it long enough for the exposed NIC'S FRIEND.

lines to get slightly corroded, so that any

minute portions of wax which remain may ELECTRO-METALLURGY. -1. HISTORI

be removed. The plate thus prepared is CAL SKETCH. 1. The art of electro-metallurgy, or the divisions by a porous partition of plaster

then placed in a trough separated into two operation of working metals by means of of Paris or earthenware, the one division electricity, is one that has of late years being filled with saturated solution of made very rapid advances; and as it is a sulphate of copper, and the other with a subject that any one may study with ad- saline or acid solution. The plate to be vantage, and readily practise, we now com- engraved is placed in the division containmence the first of a series of papers upon it. ing the solution of sulphate of copper, and

2. The discovery of electro-metallurgy a plate of zinc of equal size is placed in is due to Professor Daniel, who observed the other division. A metallic connection (when employing his constant battery), is then made between the copper and zinc that the reduced copper which was de- plates by means of the copper wire sol. posited upon a platina electrode, * had an

dered to the former, and the voltaic circle exact impression of the marks upon the is thus completed. The apparatus is then platina. "He did not follow out the sub- left for some days. As the zinc dissolves, ject, being too much occupied with other metallic copper is precipitated from the matters.

solution of the sulphate of copper upon In 1838, Professor Jacobi, of St. the copper-plate, wherever the varnish has Petersburg, and in 1839, Mr. Spencer of been removed by the engraving tool. Liverpool, announced that they could pro- After the voltaic copper has been deposited duce medals by the deposition of the in the lines engraved in the wax, the surreduced copper; and at that time great face of it will be found to be more or less attention was given to the subject, which tough, according to the quickness of the was more generally known as electro-action. To remedy this, rub the surface with typing or volta-typing.

a piece of smooth flag or pummice-stone 3. Mr. Spencer soon afterwards pub- with water. Then heat the plate, and wash lished his method of producing engrav- off the wax-ground with spirits of turpenings in relief from copper plates by means tine and a brush. The plate is now ready of voltaic electricity. The process is to be printed from at an ordinary press. described as follows:-—" Take a plate of

4. In the early part of 1840, Mr. Murcopper, such as is used by an engraver, ray discovered that non-conducting subsolder a piece of copper wire to the back stances could have metallic copper depart of it, and then give it a coat of wax posited upon them, by being previously on both sides—this is best done by heat-coated with plumbago or black-lead. ing the plate as well as the wax-then write

of Munich, presented some engravings blacklead pencil or point. The wax on through M. Brongniart to the French one side must now be cut through with a Academy, which were produced by a modigraver or steel point, taking special care fied process of his own. Upon a well that the copper is thoroughly exposed in polished plate of copper or silver, he exeThe shape of the tool or

cuted a painting of the subject to be graver employed must be such that the engraved. The colour which he employed lines made are not V-shaped, but as nearly was oxyde of iron, pounded with essence as possible with parallel sides. The plate of turpentine, and mixed with a certain should next be immersed in dilute nitric quantity of the same essence thickened by acid, say 3 parts of water to 1 of acid ; standing. This painting was of course or it will at once be seen whether it be strong one colour ; and the tints were produced enough, by the green colour of the solu- by the different thicknesses of the colour tion, and the bubbles of nitrous gas applied upon the plate of silver, so that

* The surfaces by which electricity passes into the lights were given by the metallic and out of other media, are termed electrodes." surface, and the half tints and the shades

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