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VERMONT '" TRANS
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I't'iitisiiKD. 'r.Vj:uv ritiDAt'
By HiaNllY, A. 'CUTLER.
T . those receiving the pajwr JhronBli the ToHt
r." Tv'.nK the Vppr by tho carrier, so cn.t. in
Fifiv Cents ft vo&r will Ik) mlilfU'
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11VTI-3S OK AUVHUTISIXI
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r" v' Wrul dmcount will 1p m.iuc nil the.
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V .r tlio Vermont Transcript.
THREE SAD DAYS.
lit 31RS. . A. '.
Tbi finile of Autum gn tho lulls
In KuWn radiance lay, ' . .
And all the rutfnth;; bYESVs and rHh,
Rung olemn bonga (hat dayt
Win n nadlvfrom 6ur bu&iUwo1 home",
Our 'ldier went away.
Th' hills of HftgeTBtowii wero flasluxl
With Rl"ry from afar; ' -
Tbf nmmar voning calm and hushed,
W. Irnmcdthc coming, star.
Th y led him fWm tho llattlo-flold,
YWn footsteps of Iho winter lay
tin Itirhnvind'K living tomb)
1m1 led him to UiQ realms qf day,
Tr, .m suffering and gloom.
1 j,.n tiis fotM hm righteous lips
Shi.. ipili a rifihteoun doom.
It was only too true Sho hail soniu j whoin I
.0fttlaVe9trtlain'lHesini I think i nlmosl 6
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hftd lived nil my life; it was
fioror Hlill to part with Marion,
-'which must carry hor qftpn the who had been more than a sister to
llowor, of Jior days., . Stephen told- mo
that ho had consulted tho most otni:
mo cvor. sinca
I saw hor. Stephen
uud I.woro nearly overcome with emo-
hent dooterfi without gfcttinf,' any Hope, tion;! but sho was calm and silent,
andlho emotion, rnr'p enough in him, I with nn intent, with nn intent, wistful
that ho displayed, told mb ho lovod Moolc 'about hor lovely faco that has
Jiarjon. x Baui no woniiw mm nponi . nnumou mo an my Hie Binco, lean
it. JL Know bettor; nut i. Raw win
what dreadful doubt ho Wns preplcked.'
Excitotnont might shorten Marion's
lifc-rrsuch an excitement as a d.qclara
tion of lovo fromhimiinight bo Qf.mnlc
rial injury; and even if it did not'
prove Bo, how could ho Condemn him
self td tho prolonged tolmo of seeing
tho life of a beloved wtfp.ebb away day
by day ? Besidos, ho did Hot think
sho cared for him. . I, who had
Watched her ceaselessly, know that
sho loved him with her whole heart.
Ho struggled with himjlf fiercply ; anxiety began to losson.
bnttha won tho fight. II(J lQfthomoTfiriothcr-rca36n for this
top it now whoul shut my oyes, though
it,is fifty years ago. Nood I say that
I Ucvor saw hor again ?
' ' I wont" to ni'y sister's house, nnd be
gan thb fa'shionablo life I used, to
Avork for. It was not all that Ip1c
ilureJ it, though it was pleasant enough
to occupy mo in tho daylimo; but at
night I longed sadly for my darlings.
Stephen wrote letters full of hopo,
and talked of returning aftor spend
ing two vcars in Intnly. Marion, too,
wroto favorably of horsolf, and my
he continued, quite calmy ' and as uau-1 again and agiliu, rondorcd fouler nnd
al, without cinotion, Iprh capable of sustaining life with ov-
"Shodicd atniid-day. Till night I cry brcatlrdrawn? Such contamination
do not know what I did. I felt stunned of thn air, and consequent h6t bed of
and brokcu and dying mysolf ; but at I fever and epidemic, is easily within tho
last, worn out as I was with watching power of man to romovo. Ventilation
forsOmo weoks and roturnod, looking ftiiiia-niydutb Husband, th'd'friend and
older nnd paler; but' ho had loarnbd I partnec of! my' sister's husband, was
to mention her namo without his voice , at that time beginning to pay his ad
tpiivoring, and to touch hor handSvith- dross to mo; and tho tqndor troubles
out holding his brfifttlr 1 hard. Sho
was pining away undor the inllUonco,
of his changed manner, and I dared
not help my two darliiigs to be h'appy.
Ail unexpected aid soon came. Mr.
Camtron, who was in bad health when
wo first saw him, died suddenly; Poor
Marion's grief was ' terrible to sec.'
Her fothor was dead; Stephen, as sho
thought, estranged; and thoro was no
I . -oraa fclkx bo&it Af spicy minco,
i ir n t a tig fur Bueli do I;
ir urc iv talk of hweetcnod nuinco,
i. . it lui iu" grapes "f lJUtz,
I! .ma l..u!.h dippod In Tyrian dyo
1 1 'in tli- m I - Iom, nil an
r nipar. d with one gooil pumpkin pie.
I ktifw cur pumpkins do not claim
Ihr li.im r.Hl growth of foreign noil;
Tin) ii.-.ur folt tho torrid flame,
Anae'irelj tlicy aro not tohlamo, . ,
Ih' ugl rt ared nqt by tlic Itoitdmpn'a tpil,
I- 1 wUoro man, to burden tame,
I ;u. ', ' mitent lo lug and it6h.
Talkn.it of vmrVMrds breakinc down.
And i elds tlmt drcxip with oil and wine; ( eOtlld ' look. lio took two dftVS and
Wl i r. burning rmw "lth npeliodn crown
Hit u'i that manV beft manhood drown,
1',, i; il i rii Hworu diTine.
I a'li r hiM; tlpni nil -don't frown
Tl j r d '.' t of ii.) pumpkin vine.
fie in; n molon-rMi red height,
M rli' i"-n fruit, k' gl'iboi of Hold,
I.- m n(.'uiiig in (hii"iMlxaui' light;
Ah, lia Mnutcli-etaiug Might!
V. I ' u ti) hui.L them from tho crfd,
t' a!' 'm ftO' ii with utrniig hand. nnito -1'
i I ' ii. Tire ai'd fiuenu u bvld.
A:, i ii ;li, gnla, nil.) make our pici
I "tlx in' all i.thi r luanU uiiUhuic;
i i . n l..cka, and hazel cjea,
' 1 'p . 'h-. vliue eerelianging dyes
'i ' ';- j:. i th ruse combine,
" 1 ; i.! bcart.i that lose the prisn
"f 1 ill:1. ! n-elme3 divine.
A'-n ,it t'ui.u art a glorious State,
1 .. mallinacrull and in kics;
1 . . a length that makes one. gteat,
K' f In. mil It that gives a natiop sue,
T' oi i.n' i'mt and thy mountain air
I''1 r. &r. d a noble race of tn0ii'' ' ,!
women, fairest of tho fair, ' ''
I' Ititr labors and their Iots to share. ',
, 1-Tt i-halllsvo Jhy UVe again? ,'
! I lfT them aU, which most, I shanH advise,
f Tuy mount ami, maulens.iirthvpmnpUijpies.
of my own caso mado mo caroless of
others. Summor camo round again;
and ono day as I was' half wishing for
my country homo again, a lottor ar
rived from Stephen. Marion's com
plaint was at a crisis, and a great
change, would take place, ono way or
tho othorj in a few days. I was to go
home, riut tho place in order to ro
ceivo them. I did not know till nftor-
one olse, who cared whether sho lived. wards that Mnrion had boggod to bo
or died, oxcopt mysolf. I brought ) allowed to dio at home, if tho change
hor home with mo, and was with hor i wore for the worso, if it had boon for
hourly till Mr. Cameron's . funeral. I tho better, there would have been no
! How we got through that tiuioIJiardl? reason lor her staying abroad.
know. Then camo the" (necessary in-j "Wall, I went homo, arranged ovory
quiry into his affairs. He had died thing, and waited for thorn. Throe
not nltogothor poor, but in reduced j weekef 'passed (tho usual interval) and
circumstances, leaving' Marion an an-1 no lottor; a month, and I supposed
unity that would scarcely give hor the .they wcro travelling slowly to avoid
ltixuriclier state of honltli required. 'j fatiguo. i On tho day five weoks aftor
t 1 1 V 1111. T !
Ami wnpro was sup to nyo aim .wmti,ima roco,voli tno mst, letter i was bu-.
to do? Stophon was tho soul cocqcu-1 ting alone,' rathor llilo in the evening,
tor, tho ono advisor to whom" sho' when a quick step sounded in tho road
, outside, and Stephen camo to the. gate
(5..1.1 i .... ...1.1 HlhnAllAKul ll .1 1 It ..4 1 it. t
niiiiti tu cuiiiwiei,iiiiu luufiuuuiuu imi j luiu uipeiiuti uiuuiuvi me. iiuu-u mm
I bin hand and homo. At first sho j eat down in' siloncd. Ho was dressed
! could not believe that his offer araso as usual, and looked tired and travol-
from anything but pity and compas- stained; but there was no sorrow in
1 Hioii; but when ho had' told her tho ( bis face, and I felt sure that Marion
story of the last few' months, rind must bo safe. 1 asked him whero sho
, called mo to bcxtr witness to it, ftgronttwas. ito said rIio was not with him.
j light seemed to come into her eyes, j "Havo you left her in Italy?" I
' and a wonderful glow of lovo, such as asked.'
Two Lives in One.
More than fifty vears ago my broth-
I had never seen, over her face. 1 1
' left them to themselves that evening, 1
, till Stophon tapped at tho door of j
j my room and told mo all nnthiug, in J
i fact but what I knew long bofore. In '
their case thero was HUlo causo for
delay. , Trousseaux woro not tho ijn-1
portant matters in my day that thoy
aro in my grandchildren's, and Mnrion
was' married to Stephen,; in hor bla'ak
gown, within a month' of hor fathty's
Tho uoxt few months wgi;o a happy
time for all . of us. Marion's health
improved greatly. Tho worried'fright
oned'look s,ho used fo wear lof hoi;
faco tts8lio recovered from tho.deprcs-,
siou caused by her constant anxiety
jiSteplion and I lived lo"ctbor in a I about her father, and tho loss of rest
ago nbout ten miles south of L(
3, whore ho was in practice as a stir
"Sho is dead," ho ausworod without
a shadow of emotion.
"How? Whore?" I was begin
ning lo quostion him, but ho stopped
"Givo mo something fo cat and
drink," ho .said. "I havo walkod from
Londqn, awl I y,ant to sloop."
I brought him what he wautcd. Ho
bado inp goodnight; and.as I saw ho
wished it, I left him ami wont to bed,
full of griof, but oven moro of wonder
that lib, who truly loved his wifo if
ovo'r a njan did, could spoak of hor
not a mouth aftor hor death without
his, voice faltering or his faco chang
ing in, tho least. "To-morrow will
solve tho question," I said to mysolf as,
weary Willi crying, l leit sicop coming
and sitting up, I foil asleop ; and by
God's tnorcy sho camo to mo in my
dreams, and told me to bo comforted.
Tho next night sho camo again, and
from that timo to this has never failed
mo. Then I folt that it was my duty
to live; that if my life was valuoloss to
myself, it was not to you. So I camo
homo. I daro say it is only n fioak of
my imagination. Porhaps I evan pro
duco an illusion by nu offorfc of rny will.
But however that is, it has savod me
from going mad or killing myself.
How does sho como ? Always as slid
was in that first summor that wo spent
horo, dr in our early timo in Italy ; al
ways cbcorful and beautiful, always
alono, always dressed as sho usod to
dress, talking as she usod to talk not
an augol, but herself. Somotimos we
go through a whole day of pleasure,
sometimes she only comes and goes ;
but no night has over been without
her; and indeed I think that hor visits
aro longer and dearer as I draw near
to hor side again, I sometimes ask
myself which of my two lives is " tlio
real ono. I ask myself now, and can
not answer. I should think that tho
other was, if it wero not that whilo I
am in this I recollect tho Other, and
whilo I am in tho othor I know noth
ing beyond. And this is why my sor
row is not liko that of others in my
position. I know that no night will
pass Without my seeing her; for my1
health is good enough, and I never
fail to sleep. Sleeplessness is tho only
earthly evil I dread, now you aro pro
vided for. Do not think mo hard to
you in not having told you of this be
fore. It is too sacred a thing to be
spoken of without necessity. Now
write to your husband that is to be,
and tell him lo como here."
I did so, and tho preparations for
my marriago began. Stephen was
very kind; but his thoughts wandered
further and further day by day. I
I spoko to a doctor, n friend of his,
about him, but it seemed that nothing
really ailed him. 1 longed, almost to
pain, to ask him more about Maion;
but ho never gave mo an opportunity.
If I approached tho subject ho turned
tho talk in another direction, and my
old habits of submission to him pro
vontod mo from gofng on. Then came
my wedding-dav. Stephen gavo mo
away, and sat by my side at tho break
fast. Ho seomod to hang over mo
moro tenderly than ovOr, as ho put mo
and Cleanliness will do nil, so far ns
tho abolition of this Ovil goes, and ven
tilation and cleanliness aro not mira
nlcH lo bo prayed for, but certain re
sults of common obodionco to the laws
of God. DMcns' Household Words.
U UUi ..all , r
nwav - '
As ,ho TrV rtif
from our lovo to Got:
impressive sermon, a
proof to the world aro!
havo been with Jesus.
aro called on in thin
gospel, and woo to them
loct tho call.
o - i ..... . .. . . . . , ,
ago about ten miles south of Lon- sho suffered m attending upon humnt ovor mo. ljut to-morrow dul not solve
tico as a stir- m'ght. It scorned lis if. sho was cn- the question. Ho told
I... 1... . . . -t- '
oLujuien was tuirty-two, i cign-
111 YA c nail lui rnlnlivoa lmt n uia.
five or six years older than mv-
f, ond wull
ephpn was a solitary and studious
an, living somewhat apart ;from his
lighbors, and standing almost in a.
fiicriy position towards mo. Through
le years wo had .lived, .together no
ru una tiinii.riif nf i,ic ,.,....:
n v uio muiijmi
hws it was when tho events I )mvo to
wgaii. Thohouso next to ours
ts taken by a Mr. Cameron, a fooblo
pkius: man. ratli
ouo dnugliter, Marion by name.
w snail i d6Soribo hor. the most
putiful crenturb I' cvor saw? Sho
?s perhaps twenty voa'ra did: I
Slsuew precisely. A tall,' straight
a, lair complexion, dark chestnut
t3 ami hair, audnn oxnrassion mora
f that of an angel than u hiiman be-'
llionjih I was mncb Rtrnelv-
Ithher aimoarailCft. fifnidimi riiil nnt
0Ia to noUco it; and wo might, havo
aamcd uimcciuaintod with them f6r-.
rt. hut that ho
Cameron oVcr ,an hwkward fetild
Pl'osito our. house, Acnuaintanco
fQ nia'lo,thoy -BQpn grow familiar.; for
uy ima two foolincs in common, a
roof tobnofih nmi ti...,ii
E linn unuuuauiujiiiwuaiui
wny an ovonlhg did thoy pass,
noking the orio and tnlL-W tlirf nth.
I, Marion Boinsi
Rurally walked with , thmn . wliiln
I.V CllflSt. WnA.l ll.l 1" .
r uinnimo. uont mo
w lit rt l a
r-H9l UUO.llaVithnV 111 iff ml flf Ar.li at.
ttlie gate, and an hi? m-.v l,n
r'How lnVnl 1T1 i i
I. ' l.llllll UlILl'llin ID I
WS1 iqokjog at)i0r."
alio bas'iinf orirtoiiw it
lliv ""J wuue years
tiroly recovering; aui,l ' Stephen, if ho
did not Jpso his fears., at. least. wa. not
constantly occupied with them. How
happily we used to look forward to
the futuro for Stephen was beginning
to save money; aud how many , wero
our dav-droams about professional absent and abstracted manner,
question, no tout mo as ooioro,
without emotion, what ho wishod ino
to know, and from thrtt momont wo
spoko no moro on tho subject. In ov
ory respect but this ho was my own
Stophon of old, as kind aud thought
ful as over, only altered by a rathor.
ominonco for him, : and faslnonablo
lifo in London,' partly for Marion, but
mostly or rue. I havo trjod fft&li
jonablo.lifo in London sinco, but I nev
er found it so happy as our days hi that
dear old Srirroy village,
"Woll, our happy timo did not last
long. Marion caught rt cough jvnd
cold as tho winter, camo on, and was
soon so ill as to bo taken to London,
for advico. Stephqu camo back alono,
with -a weary, doubly looking faco.
Marion had broken a snial,b)ood ves
sel on tho journey uot anytuiug .se
rious in itself, but. omiuous onouli.
Thoy woro to go at onco to a ' wtlrnjoi
cliuiajo not a day lo bo lost. Sor
rowfully I packed up. ,tho necessary
things, and wont with.Stepheu to Lou
don tho n'oxt dayta say good'Uyc to
Marion, who had been forbidden id q
homo. Tho same afterupon h.y' woro
pu ioard a trading vpssclj bpjiud to
Leghorn. Luckily, Mnrion was ft.
good sailor and well 'used to Bhips, for
s)io had mado moro limn orio .oyago
to Madeira with hor.fathcr , Much as
I v'ihct to gp with, thorn, and .uiucli.
as thoy wished it too was oilt of dhol
quostion.' Stophon hrtd aaV&l iit hH
Uo' mdrloS'; ami oduld har'dly1 -boo" how
Ijo an.qtafarion wofcp XqJuvo, Hnlosi!io
cpuhi imiift hiniscif, a .prnfiUflft somo
whprfl nmbng tho English abroad, tuid
hlrt taking no nls6 was rit to bo.
thought of. 1 was to livo for tho pvjs-
ont witn my married sister, it was
very eoro to par, yith Slbphcn, jWith
into tho carriage and took leave of mo.
Tho last thing I did as I loaned out
of tho carriago window was to toll
him to bo suro to bo my first visitor in.
my own homo.
"No, Margarot," ho said, with a sad
Smile. 'Say good-bye to mo now; my
work is douo.' "
Scarcely understanding what ho said,
I bado him good-bj'o; and it was not
till my husband asked, mo what ho
meant that I rcmomborcd his strange
look and accent I then folt half
frightened about him; but tho novolty
of my first visit abroad mado mo for
get my foars,
Tho rest is soon told. Tho first lot
tor 1 received from England said that
on tho vory moaning after my mar
riago ho had been found dead nnd
cold in his bod. Ho had died without
pain, tno doctor saui, witn nis ngnt
thpught at first that ho was stunuod j band clasping his loft above tho wrist,
by his loss, and would roalizo it most i ami holding firmly, oven in death, n
painfully afterward; butmonths passod circlet of Marion's hair. London Once
on without a change. Ho used Man-1 a jrsfc.
OJl's .chafr, or things of hor work, or
sat opposite to hor drawings without
soeming to notico them; indeed,
was as if sho had dropped out of his
lifp entirely, and loft him as ho was
before ho knew hor. The only differ
ence, wasy that ho, naturally a man of
sedentary habits, took ii' great deal of
oxerciso, and I knew that ho kept liiu-.
flanum in his bedroom,
At this timo my lover was pressing
nio to mrfrry him, aud with much diffi
culty I consented to toll Stophon about
it, though I lmd no intention of loav
ihti liim. ' To my surprise ho seemed
pleased, I tojd him t.hat I would nov
cr. leave him" alono, not fdr all tho hus
bands. in (hotworld ; but ho would not
'lujar ,n'io. ,' ; ',
"i; think Jt is your duty to marry
iiini. Mariiaret.!' ho said. "You lovo
iiiirt and liavo taught him to lovo you,
and you havo no right to sacrifico him
te'hio 1 .
' "Mj' first duty is to ypu, Steimon. I
lbiopp.yo ypu ajpuo."
A'l soidi Uinfc I midst oxplajn to . you,
he'lmidflfter' a pausoj' '"Whon you
Teato rh'Q'I shall not bojalono."
, 'JiyiwVillljp., with you?" I askod,
lim Poison. Pcoplo havo often said
it I that no difl'orenco "can bo dotected m
tho analyzation of pure and impuro
air. This ia ono of tho vulgar errors
difficult to dislodgo from tho public
brain. Tho fact is, that tho condonsod
air of a crowded room givos a deposit
which, if allowed to remain n few days
forms a solid, thick, glutinous mass,
having a strong odor of animal matter.
If oxaminod bv tho microscopo, it is
seen to undergo a remarkable change
First of all, it is converted into a veg
etable growth, aud this is followed by
tho production of multitudes of ani
malcules; a docisivo proof that it must
contain organic matter, otherwise if
could not nourish organic beings. This
was tho result arrived at by Dr, Angus
Smith, in his beautiful oxporimonts on
tho air and wator of townsj whero ho
showed how tho luugs and skin gavo
out organic matter, which is in ilsolf a
doadly poison, producing headache,
sickness, diseaso, or epidemic, accord
ing to its strength. Why, if "a' fow
drops pf tho liquid matter, obtainod
by tho condensation of tho air of a foul
locality, introduced into tho yoin of a
dog, can produco death with tho usual
phenomena of typhus fevor, what in
Tcrmont In (he Rebellion.
Col. Prank E. Howo, of Massachu
setts, paid tho following just tribute to
"T did not oxpect to moot a political
gathering horo, but I need havo no
misgivings or f6ars in speaking before
any Vermont audience. "When last I
visitpd this heauliful region, little did
we dream it would ovor bo ncccssary
to transfer tho gallant and hardy sons
of your noble State from their quiot
and peaceful homes to tho battle-fields
of the South. Hut tho foul spirit of
rebellion threatened our Constitution;
tho Union was assailed; our flag was
insulted. And . when tho summons
camo to protect them all, an answering
cry shook tho grand old hills of your
native State. The example of Ethan
Allen was not forgotten. Tho fame of
tho Green Mountain Boys is never to
slumber. Tho memories of Ticondor
oga still live in your hearts. No ono
will doom it remarkable that the ap
peal for sturdy aud gallant men lo up
hold tho right and securo tho happi
noss of our native land, should gather
from tho mountain homes aud tho
sweet sholter of beloved valleys tho
sons of our American Switzerland.
Your Statu has not permitted any
portion of our country to excel it in
tho display of patriotism and courage
at this momentous period in our his
tory. That country will ovor hold your
services in grateful esteem. As ono of
your people to-day said to mo: "Ver
mont is richer in loyalty and poorer in
money than any of hor sister States,
and sho sends moro mon m proportion
and returns less." But this i say and
know, sho pays all hor . boys $7 per
month in additipu to government pay,
She taxes hor industry in ovpry farm
houso to.provido ,for their comfort in
tho fiold or thoir wants in tho hos
pital. Sho has her quote filled on tho last
half million call at an oxpeuso of
$1000 per man, -without incurring
debt; but it must como sovorely on a
strictly agricultural people, who, to
maintain our nationality, part with
their small earnings of years of toil so
But aftor all what an invostmont this
is. For it is propoaod by quo section
of our country to throw open tho his
toric shores of continues tho greatest
national wreck that tho waters of timo
ever washed. Tho issuo has boon
forcod upon- us wo havo bqen driven
to that great ballot-box of nations--tho
battle-fiold aud thero to vote on
tho questions, Government or Anarchy;
tho rulo of majorities or minorities;
the Declaration of Iudopondenco or
tho edicts of plantation lifo. Our fath
om onco voted on. thoso questions aud
settled them'. Tho' polls opened at
Lexington and closed at Yorktown.
TJio vote after 80 years standing is
doubted, but it is to bo triumphantly
sottled now at both ballot box and bat
I have just passed two weeks in
Washington, and I soo it in tho facp
and strong voico of our Prcsidont; I
300 it in tho unity of thought and ac
tion of our Cabinet. A more, confi
dent, determined, satisfiod look was
novor scon on mortal man than now
sits upon tho faco of Gen. Grant. You
havo this to do: Stand by tho Govern
ment; it is tho guardian of your liber
ties, of your wealth, of yur strength.
Stand by tho President; ho is able,
faithful, honest. Stand by tho army;
it is strong, dovotod, invincibla Stand
by tho navy; it is poworful, efficient,
triumphant. Listen to no reconcilia
tion and talk not of poaco until ovory
rebel, by an unconditional surrendor,
has laid down his arms. 'Then may
jiislico bo donp,. ' Biit lot tho first con
dition of adpisttncntbo tuounqualiiiod
admission by aU that tho Constitution,
and laws aro supremo and tho Union
Respect tup. Aora--ilany i
nerson has tho pain not bod
sharper still of feeling himso
way. Somo ono wants his pla
vory chair in the chimney
crudced him. Ho is a burdo
or daughter. Tho very
props him is taken
unkind to mako hi
mirtn. iney grit
that raisod voi 'o
mako him one of 11
snoaks it is onlv
norant, or dcspisi
and obsolete. C,
persons know the
pain or pleasure ?.
man, still in this
feel that ho is Ti"
. How Evkkv One Mat Pue.ioh.AU
cannot ptoaoh'frPm tho samo pulpit;
but thorij is a kind of preaching that
is permitted to all mon, nud oftentimes
Huh kind is tho most effectual. Oili
cea of kindueBS to tho bodies and
souls pf thoso around us words of
encotlragoment to tho weak; instruc
tion to tho ignorant; brotherly kind
ness to oil; hearty devotion to tho ser
vices, of religion, in our families and
driven in upon his own liltlo world of
conscious isolation and buried enjoy
ment. But this is his condition ; and
if frclfulneRS or querulousncss of tem
per has aggravated it if others lovo
him, not becauso ho is amiable shall
wo pity that condition tho less? Shall
wo upbraid it with that fault which is
itself tho worst part of it ? Good
Letter from Minnesota.
Sr. Paui,, Minn". Oct. !10, 18G-1.
To Urn Kditor of thn Transcript:
I havo at length arrived at this plcar
ant city at tho northwestern outposts
of civilization. It was a slow and te
dious "long drawn out" concluding
chapter this tale-end of my jotirnoy.
You would supposo that when tho east
ern traveller has got as far westward
as Prairio du Chien, Wiscousin, ho is
within a brief and easy transit of this
place; but not a bit of it I No siren.
Between him nnd this haven of health
arc numerous landlords witn tneir
small bills, 'bus drivors, porters,.steam
boats, bods on tho floor, sand-bars,
busted bilcrs in short, moro obstruc
tions than block tho game of Admiral
D. at that doubly d d Charleston.
Tho Mississippi, botweon this point
and (lot Us call itforshort) Pradiwhkn,
has been at a very low stago of water
for two yoars past, rendering largo and
commodious boats unsuited to tho
navigation. Consequently thoy have
had to uso, in tho absenco of any rail
road, steamers of vory light draught,
and in ascending to St. Paul, chango
ropoatodb' to still Binallor boats the
smallest drawing scarcely eighteen
inches of water. Imagino tho crowd
of tho larger boat, be'dlcss nnd spat
less, for want of room, forced to ex
ehango that position for ono still more
comfortless, on board a much sinnllcr
craft ! In bad weather, when n refuge
on deck is impracticable for any but
tho most robust, it must ho intolerable
Fortunately, in our pilgrimage (a grim
age it was, notwithstanding,) wo had a
clear sky and oxhilirathig atmosphere.
The banks of tlio river (not so steop as
tho prices) aro moro picturpsquo, T
think, than thoso at tho Hudson cer
tainly more wild amLgrand. . In some
insiane'es, tho towns upon its sides aro
ou platoux, with tho high bluffs beyond ;
in others thoy aro on tho table laud
abovo tho hills. Thoir growth and
prosperity has quite surprised mo. In
all of them I havo soon tho wagons of
tho express companies making thoir
daily rounds; and I know of no bettor
evidonco of growth than' that.
St. Paul in quite a city. It has
largo and commodious hotels and pub
lic buildings, and two or throo news
papers. Unfortunately, tho low stago
of tho river has caused a morcautilo
stagnation, and thoy havo lost a g. cat
deal of monoy by their inability to
Bend thoir wheat forward to Chicago.
Thero is a sort of monopoly horo, loo,
in tho matter of transportation that
causes much injustice, 'and retards thp
growth of this promising city.
At St. Anthony's Falls thero is a
largo stono edifice, onco a hotel, but
now improved by Dr. Trail, as a water
cure Opposito tho settlement at St.
Anthony, is tho pretty littlo town pf
Minneapolis, which boasls that it will
preccdo St. Paul in having a railroad,
and its water privileges, being vastly
superior, will eclipso that city ono of
St. Anthony's falls aro used for prp-
uellinif various urnm . mills, buckot
jpanufactprjos, fee, Tho cascade Min
nohaha is almost dry; bo I cqrkcd lip
my enthusiasm, and aftpr a brief yv,it
came back to tho International. , T)uh
place, you woll know, is n, great rqspi t
for invalids, and many ii qouvcrpiny
Trouble nnd Gloom in Richmond
Tho Norfolk (Viw) Old Dominion of
Friday publishes. tho following lHef.
iatcd at Forlross Monro's", Novombsr
"You will always iiftv'b pbs'e-!; that
when tlio enemy show pigns pfweak-
i manifested through' the treaohery
loir deserters; it is a fmro precursor
ibmelhitig being in tho wind; ' Tho
s of Lincoln's f c-clcction wts ro
ved by tho rebels ypsterdayapd it
sod ttcrfeat deprcssibnrof fcdling.
wari told this morning tliatovorcight
lUndrod deserters camerivfrfh a body.
lis hfgira tool; placo on the,cxtremo
Sight of tho robel position. Thoy woro
, 1 l II A f 11... 11-.-
areneu up to tno omco oi uio x ro
ost Marshal General, and fchtte'd tho
same talo of sadndsfl and woo. that
liaugs over tho doomed oily of illcb
mond. It seems that a number of.thcso
doHCrtors wero fresh from Richmond
not having been absent from thbrb over1
twenty liotirs. Despite all tho predic
tions of tho Northern press, the as
sertions of which had been canvassed
most thoroughly, tho rebel authpritica
bcliovcd tho triumph of McClollah n
suro thiug. Tho Houses of Congress'
so believed, and now they find tlioir
fallacy. Added lo tho hopelessness of
their cause,, which is now rendered
doubly suro, tho Housos of Gongrpss
tiro divided on tho question df 'the em
ployment ofncgrd soldiers in the' army.'
Many quarrels havp already .privately
arisen, and many moro aro likely to
arise The Spotswood Honso wastho
scono of a fight on Sunday last botweoti'
a member from Georgia and ono from'
Virginia, tho latter maintaining that
negrops should bo armed, tho fprmer
that they should not. Tho Georgian
threatened a division of the CohfOd'er
acy, and said ho would bo uplifcl'd by
his constituenls. Davis' opinipUj.,011
the Hu'jjcct ia ijot known; ho vaseillatefl'
between eon sent and dissouL t Tho
Richmond' papers adviso' it' by all
moanB, and ai'd using such' pungent
language as to 'deb. up Jiqpo for success
unless it is immediatclylone."
o as lg-
Tirv Tiinv'u Hpiipvt ivrn Tn fiinlun
of Dr. Rallies, jttst published, tho fol
lowing story waB told in connoction
with a proiiohirig jotimoy'hi"1814,-,On
our way from' Worn to Haivkestouoo
passod a hpuso, of which Mr. Leo told
tho following occurrences : ' "A
young lady, tho daughter of tlio owner
of tho house, 'was addrcssbd by a' man,'
who, though ngrcdablo to 'her( Was'dis
liked by her fathor. 'Of coursri"'ho
would not consent to thoir union, 'and
sho dotermiuod to elope Tho night
was fixed, tho hour camo, hoiplaccd the'
laddor to tho window, and in a -few
minutes she was in his arms. They
mounted a tloublo horso,- and wero
soen at some distance from tho house'
Aftor a whilo tho lady broko' silcuce'by
saying': 'Well, you kco what a proof
I havo given you of my affections I
hopo you will make1 me rt'-'godd "bus-
band.' He was a surly. ifellow and,
gruflly answorcd : tPorkapRtmay nnd
porhaps not." She made' him no reply,
but aftor a silorico pf soino 'minutes, '
sho suddenly exclaimed '. ' 'Ol what
shall wo do ?; I havd left my morioy
behind mo in imy rooml" 'Thon' -said,
ho, 'wo must, go- back and folch fit'
Thoy wcro fiooii again at the-houso, tho
ladder was ngain pla'ocd,tho lady're
mounted, whilo the ill-naturod lover
waited below. But .ho delayed' to
como and so lip gcntlyr called :. 'Aro
yon coming?-tvhen'.8h6 looked out of
tho vindoV and Raid :isPerlmpsImay,
nnd perhaps not ;' then shiit down'f ho
window, and lofthini' to "return-upon"
tho doublo "horso alono. '.Was. not 'that
a happy thought on tho lady's partr-a
famous jokoVi' , ... ', i ! ,u
our closets as woll as in tho Hanctuary:
4 , - f . - i i 11. .l.fll. , .ninii kiiiiv r f
I started its if I had boon shot, Mr 1 oalculablo ovil must it not protiuco on in a woru, p.irug3W uw,miH.w ,..,...-0 ,,
Itho-ughlho suroly must bp mad; but thoso human beings who "broatho it lovo to our folloyr being, Bpruiging I thw puro atmosphere,
Y f.us. Lnjviuqub to te .EvKLa-"
dies, befpro you. expcndihe Biim-rbp it '
sovoutyjfivo, qentij pr.Hpycnty-fiyo. dol
lare for abit .ofjgqsiamcr, wth iwhieh
to enhancp your beauty by partially
concealing it, pa.uso aud hiuk Qurtis
a celebrated sciontific, writer on human
sight, objeqts in lo(p. toho practice, of
wearing-, yeils, aa, tho .coutiruioiiijjieu
deayora of thp oyos tq adjust itsoljto
tho ccasejeas vibratiopB, of that tooun
commpu articlo of ladies' dressy rcsilta
in its Bprip'uainjury. Thejhurfiiitn-"
dcupy of thp, cuatom,, if, nqt felt.imnio
diatoly, vill,Boonor or, latpr be,.u)ndo"
apparout. . Somo physicians go i qtfat
as to flscriho inuqh of tho nearsighted-''
ncss of, phildr.c" and adults to Upjjtct
that thoir (Ui9hprq worp'in, lipj pn
stant habit of wearing laco vcils,. f
3r A'tBuffivV agenlle'mahtoBlVt-'
o.1 u brlrrtl bf lara' 'tq 'UHr: an'eeei'
ori Uio 'occasion of r p'lihll'e ' tecepuon.
Arthoraa' Ustoning',to tho Rjio'jcboa,
the' barrelhead gave wuji and'ho'Slid
easily ohd noiselessly Up' t6 liu third
bntfou' iii tho trroat slanlt of' 6hio'. er-
ivilli inn liiivn linrnn willlfiKH to tbn vimt t i? ! . ...t l a i ? ?. . J
, ! ciuiming, ii-H-T-ci nave mercy oa o
good noy nayo oxpononuun uy pyiumg
A. L. S.
-Tlio prottiefit hood in the world.'
ChiUhood:" u avti