Do you really need the article ? It i probably a pretty trille in dress, o furniture ; bat what solid benefit will t be to you ? Or it a some luxury for the table, that you can as we! I do without? Think, therefore, before you spend your money. Or you need a new carpet, new sofa, new chairs, new bedstead, or new dress ; you are tcmpted to buy somethinga little handsouier thao you had intended, and while you hesitate tho dealer says to you, " It's only a trifle more, and see how tár pret tier it U. " But before you purchase, stop lo think. YVillyou be the better ajear henee, mucli less ídoM ate, for havin squandered yourmoDej? it it nut wiser to " lay by something for a rainy day?" All tDOM luiuri.i gratit'y you only for the moment ; you sood tire of thein, and th.ir only permanent effect t tü consume your nians. It is by such little extravagantes, not mucli eparately, but rniaous in the aggregate, that the great luajority of familie are kept comparatiTely po r. The tirst lesson to learn h to deny your.nelf uaeless expenses ; aod the first step toward learuinp lilis Íesnon is to think before y -Kconomical (lints. The following is charged to the "Swect Sinter of Michigan:" " Ü, inlghty Qarfleld, thou dcwt fllleat Tbe eat for whlcb t!ie people willest, Thy fume resonada tbrough all the lamí, I n plmesgreat and peannt stanl "