On the 16th. of Dec. 1845, in the village of Portland, Ionia Co. Mich. Mr. NicnoLxs Stilson, nged SI yenrs and one morr'h, in whicli his compauion wns bereft of a kind, tender, and lovinif husbnnd, his nged pnrents of a dutiful and an ofToctionale sorry brothere and sistern of a'fmid nnd beloved brother. - The neighborhood has lost n good neighbor, the community a goud cilen, tho Liberty paityhas lost one ofitB warniost advocates, and the opprosficd of onr land have lost a firm, unyielding friend: all feel the loss, jet wefully believe that our loss is his cternnl gain. Coin. September 17, 1845,in H"mer, Calhoun Co. Mich, Dencon Gkougk RobaudÃ¯, in the 62d year of his age. AUhough his Bickriess was pnÃ¯nful in the extremo, yet he endufed hts aiTliclion wilh resignation, n seeing Hitn who ia invisible. As a Christinn, nnd nn official Hiciiiber of the Ut Congrcgational church in Litchfield, I had the privilege of a personnl acquaintance with liim: and feel that his life vvus a practicable comment on tfie religiÃ³n of JesÃºs Christ. His heart waa wnrm, and deeply embued vcith feelinys for the down trodden and oppressed; and indeed, !iis oul was awake to al! bcnevulent enterpriseeof the tlay. n fifi with incronsing anxieiy twatchcd over the growing intereatiof the Church. He manifosled an entire resignation to the will of God; and need I speak ofhisdeath - so calm, so pcaceful! ht indeed 'feil aÃ¼leep'. He tas'ed flÃ¶t the bitlerncss of duatli. And though it wns nol L'iven him o benr audible leslimony, wilh hiÃ¡ dpparting voice, to his personal relisncc on the power nnd gmee of tho Savior, ih whom he had tri!$ted hrotigh lile; stich an oral testirnofÃ¯y was in no wiso necess-aryj however c'esirable it imglit have been. He had Ã¼ved by ihe fait Ij and he died Ju tliR impe of the Gospcl.prnlly breaihitig out hia spirit without a Mrtiggle oralmost a sigh, into the hands offiÃ¯j JSaviÃ¶ur. The Cburcli fcel, that they have los' a pillar - Ihe wifc nn uflectionnte Husiiand- the ChÃ¼dren a tender and kind Father. Blessed nre the dead v. ho die in ihe Lord.