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THE VERMONT TRANSCRIPT.
Vol. 3. .
rujiMsitfin bVkixv hiiday.
u-fflll'll iVlVlM, RilHor nml IM11
IHlrlnr. TKrtMA OF "sir'usciui'Tio.v i
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c opt at Hi "Illon of the Publisher.
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ir'S "t Ikia t!TS 'r "rut insertion 91,
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TV ntimfcer of !artiiiiH mini bo marked on
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j Hti'ifA ont. Transient advertisements to
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gt, Albans Business Directory.
iILKI " VVIN, ATTOIINUYH AND i
, ot Nsr.ILOUS AT LAW and Solicitors in I
-v iKlirc ill tho rooms formerly oocil-
l Wlnto A Honlcs, Gadcomb's Iluildini;,
in Vt 07-lv I
P uh.lt. taiik mavis.
r nt't ic, "aTTOHNEY AND COUNSIJL
. 1.011 AT LAW. Also, AReiit fur llrst
J Innranco Companies, and for obtaining
s, Mu-rs pT. ;y
offi.'O ov r decks' etorr,
aroxWK V. HOUGHTON, Attorney and
'luiimi'llor at Law and Solicitor in Chan
, rt st Albans, Vermont. Offlc near tho Post
jKS. i ami restdenco on Weldon street.
XiS, Imti'd States Commissioner, Coiflinls-
Hi r of Deeds for the- States of New York,
Mwrhuwtts, and other States. Ho will give
inmvt attention to all professional business
mm l' h li'' may be entrusted,
hi Allans, Nov. 4, 1601. tf
1 A. s(lVl.Ks, Attorney and Counsellor at
!i, Law and Solicitor in Chancery. Oflicu over
t S'i .ual Hank, St. Albans, M.
r s. Will attend to Collections, aud prosecute
i ii.maa.aini't the United States for Arrearn of
1 1) unty toSiildiorx, Widow's and Invalid's
... , Ae. 3-tr
. 1 1, M V , n K T I s t. Offlce in the
MN'iM VN 151.0CK, Main St., opiwisitc the
i. 'annual Church. 1-tf.
II. M' fidWA.V, IU.TIT Ofllce
r Wrad and Piiren'a Drug store.
Ki am, H. S-tl
T.Al) DUUK.v, PniRKistii and
V,' tli' carieH. Jledioinos of tho bewt
1,11 iTeri ripiioim uueti wmi caro. rnney
T. a aud Coffee.
Si-"f. St. Albani, Vt.
I.UWIS. .IK., A CO., Dealers
Fan' y aud Staple Drv Goods. Hank i
t st Albans, Vt. 8. II. LEWIS, Jr.,
,00 A. O. HUAINKllD. ,
(llOltTO.V'S 1'irnt National Ovster Houf.
A V.. llorOlITO.N, a, South Mdo Lake
' ippiwitc Morrison Dlock, St. Albans, Vt.
i. rud m every fctyle. Ordora lllled
!. i it t and Comitry at tho lowest Market
' - tin Keg, tjuart or Gallon. Liltoral
i t' the trade. llKI
rUlKS STOXE, r.HOCKK, Haflbrd lllock,
'J rm nam street, St. Albans, Vt.
T.MIlItm I1UOT1IKHS, IUON MEIt-
1 u 's I'l Nads, Glass, Oils, Paints, Agricul-
1 T mis, nlui'li we offer nt a low caidi ligure.
i t:iit Lake and Main stroetB.
N Ul.au. March 10. 1801. 1-tf
T'l. WAI.KHK, dealer m Stoics and
Tm Ware. Lave Tronashs manufactured
it up t., order, and the getting nf Wood
a! rurna.'. s promptly attended to. 1(12
lp . ir. niont Uouso, St. Albans, Vt.
s anivi. N'.ti.ms, corner of Main and Hank '
M A11,sn" Vl- 103 j
Wr ji vx v Hc.MivcsTtiv. ,ipw- in i
11 Fmr Watches. Clocks and Jeolrv. St.,vl. .
r Matches. Clocks andJcMolry, Storl
and Silver Platwl Ware. Knnrv f l.uxU
Nl. rand Silver Platwl Wnro. v-.Z,i.,
at variety Watch Impairing and Kngrav
f Albans. A t. i.w
W1Mlx- E. Jl. HUJJTISOTOX.
J II Vl'.M.v.V, dealer in Groceries
i ruuuce at w liolcsalo and Itctail
Wtt.L'Plt 11IIAC !!..
Lake Street, St. Albans, Yt. ioi
AltSlIAU. MASOV, I),.alcr j l)rv Qmids,
lankce Notions, Zenhvr Wools. Paoer
SinjjH. Oil Shades, and Curtain Fixtures.
Albans, U. 101
AJIodeux Tantalus. A writor in
tmers Magazine says: A useful if
Mckueycd moral may bo enforced by
a story told of M. do Beaujon, tho
nnaneicr. who hnilt. , ici..c.,
Don aud fitted jt up in a Btyi0 of lnmry
ujuue u ono ot tho wonders of
lans. An Hnn-lialim
i QMuaamwu UUUilULVI JUIUU
' visit it, and on entering tho dining
room found a tablo magnificently laid
oat, "lour master," ho observed to
e mmtrod' hotel, "makes wondcr
'ai' good cheer." "Helas, sir, my
master never sits down to a regular
'nuer; a siuglu plato of vegetables is
LT,ed fo,r llim" "IIer. least, is
Pwntmg lo tho pictures. "Holas, sir,
tLTSc,i 13 nGwy blina-" "Well,"
tli. . , 0 EShman on entering
we cecond suito, "ho compensates him-
" 4' listening to good music."
thT ' s.lr' lny mtlstor has novor heard
g 'es tobed early in tho hopo of snatch-
Sen. 1W UU,.mte8' Sl0el)-" "C,lt nfc 1111
"U h0 0Uj0y3 tIj0 j)kn8m.0 of W(lk.
"HpUV iat, mgificent gardon."
onl u ' ho cnnnot walk-" 111 a
in? 'u i fBUpl)OBoa Ioullus was lead
PMe of Tntlus; for all pur-
0 PQoi est of tho poor,
aihfielli Night leaves
L ..I116 lllcti0B. Tho beggar
as a i- , u straw snores as soundly
Wj L' ;8bodofdown. Night
""""ootWng. refreshing night
Cl (rl : P"Ho oftl.obslavo,
'J'o ,blmon oi' worn soul;
nu no of toxmiv . of llovotio how!
C it rostl-Sleep is
i'ff S'ft to tho poor; for the
Jit s Mfo fix.j.1 for repose:
luetlv ZL ,wvo n. 'l ihBtead of
lUev tho 'ippi oach of events,
&M C ndn li ,Ol)in0' Ila HtW "loop.
hereafrVr Snbl wUL Ul tato of fiw
iu-n'ftri b t?rront of ovont G003
ptoe Vi 7i t HMK oiger expectation
' m dves timid slumber away.
Charles the Eleventh's Extraor
Cham.es XL, father of tho celebrated
Clmrlcs XII., was ono of tho wisest
kings who sat on tho throno of Swe
den. Ho put n check on tho many
privileges usurped by tho nobles, dim
inished tho power of tho seimto, tin l
promulgated on his own authority
soverul important Iuwb; in n word, ho
nltcrcd tho form of government, which
until now had been oligarchical, and
forced tho State to acknowledge him
us absolute ruler. Tho Luthoian reli
gion found in this monarch a sinccro
adherent. Ho was bravo and onlitrli-
teucd, but cold and precise in charac
ter, holding tho imaginntivo powers
under constant check and control.
The death of his wifo, Ulrica Eleanor,
whom ho treated harshly during her
lifetime, made, however, a greater im-
pressiou than could nave been sup
posed on so rough and demonstrative
1 a nature.
I Becoming more .and moro morose
I after this event, Charles XI. gave hiui
I self up wholly to tho mauagomont and
affairs of his kingdom, thus betraying
a mind ill ut case, which sought dis
traction from its depressing thoughts
in tho toil aud cares of government.
Ono autumn availing lie sat, in Com
pany with Count Bluho nud Dr. Buum
gurten, opposite a bright file, his head
resting on his breast and his eyes fixed
on the grate, in profound silence.
Tho Count Brabe, finding thnt his
presence was unheeded by tho King,
tried to make some excuse for with-
drawing from tho apartment, and sug-
gested that his Majesty stood in nwd
of repose; but a sign from the latter
held Wto his seat. The doctor iu
i.: , , t i. m...i
nis nail spuKU oi inu iuiuriuuis enecis i
of late hours upon tho health. Tho
King then rophed, in a suppressed
tono, "I lmvo no wish to sleep at pres
ent." Thoy attempted various sub
jects of conversation, but after a sen
teuco or two their efforts fell to tho
ground. His Majesty wns passing
through a phuso of profound melan
choly, which rendered tho position of
tho two courtiers somewhat delicate.
Ono of them, looking toward the por
trait of tho late Queen, said, with a
deep sigh: "How striking is tho re
semblance ! what a sweet and dignified
oxprossion." Tho King, who seemed
to consider every allusion to tho Queen
as a personal reproach, replied that
tho urtist had flatterod her, and using
1,; ,.1.... Innl- n, n, ( x,.,
up uml down tho room to calm tho
ugitation of his feelings. Ho stood for
a moment nt a window that looked
upon tho courtyard; tho night was
Tho placo inhabited by the present
Kings of Sweden was then in an unfin
ished state, and Charles XL, who had
i commenced its construction, occupied
tho old palace, which lay open lo tho
sea. Tho King's private cabinet was
j situated at ono of tho oxtremitios of the
building, a most facing tho largo hall
whore tho States met. Tho windows
of this saloon appeared on a sudden to
bo brilliantly illuminated, a phenome-
noil which excitud the irreiitest nston-
various conjectures US to the Ctttlse,
but filially rejected thorn, ono by one.
Aftor remaining for somo minutes gaz-
in.' nn tlio windows, mill inst ns tlio
,. . , . , ' J ,,
vjouiu was uuuiiL to can a page, mo
! King held him back, mid announced
his intention to go himself and inquire
into tho singular circumstances.
,,,, . , . i
rl lin nt I oiwlunr m wnnsn pli.irirn
wero tho several koy
I men Is. was immediate
, his bed, and tho King entered tho gal
I lery which served as a sort of vestibule
to tho above-mentioned hall. . hat
was his astonishment at finding tho
walla completely draped with blaek !
Ho inquired by whoso order this alter'
ation had been made. Tho seneschal
ausworcd that this gallery had always
been paneled with oak, and that ho
had never seen it otherwise Tho
King wnB advancing to enter tho largo
saloon, when tho old man oxelaimed:
"Siro, do not go further; there is
somo magic inlluenco at work hero.
Sinco her death, your august spouso
visits tho placo every night, and walks
in tho large saloon."
"Heaven preserve us 1" rcjoiuod tho
Count; "go no further; yon know not
to what danger you may bo exposing
"At all oveuts," added Baumgarton,
whoso light had boon extinguished by i
a gust of wind, "wait until I call i
scoro of halberdiers."
Aftor much opposition on tho part
of his attendants, tho King himself)
tooK tho Koy, anu ueiore no could bo
prevented, entered tho largo hall, and j
1.1 1 1 1 v ...
mm in uiu t,ii:i:i.uuiu uiiib jJiunumuu 1L-
solf to tho wondoring oyes of tho mon
arch. Tho saloon was illuminated with in-
numerabk) wax lights; black hangings '
replaced tho figured tapestry; along
tho walls woro placed methodically
Gorman, Danish and Muscovito flags,
trophies of tho army of Gustavus
Adolphus. In tho centro woro Swe
dish banners, wrapt iu black crapo.
Tho various sections of tho states wero
arranged according to precedence.
Evory individual was in mourning;
nnd among them all, not one was per
sonally known to tho witnesses of this
extraordinary scono. On tho throno
from which tho King uuually addressed
his Court, a bloody corpbo was lying,
covered with the insignia of royalty.
On the rijdit stood a child, with a
crown on his head and a seeptrp in his i hun a Major's oommiKft.uii. His wife
hand. On tho left leaued tin iigpd opposed his mad tschoiuo with all tho
mini. This figure was enveloped in a i power of a woinau's eloquence, but to
cloak of ceremony, such as was worn j ijo avail. Sho oponly espoused tho
by tho former administrators of Swo-1 paijso of tho Union, and steadfastly
den, before Gustavus Vassn had made j refused to co oporato with her now
ono united kingdom of his country friends aud neighbors. NotwitliHtund
Iu rout of the throno sat several per-J nig hor lovo for tho old flag, and op
sons, grave and formal iu their demou- en Unionism, her husband loved hor,
' r. 1 i.it. :.. i... i.. i i i ...i.si- i .i i . .
uor, and clothed iu tho black legal ,
robes of judges. Before tliom wns n
tablo covered with books and papers.
Between tho throne and thn ennes-
ponding sido of the room stood a block,
with a black vail thrown over it, and
"urn iu ib my nn ax. xNo ono in all
this assembly seemed to tako any
notico of tho nrcsencn of Charles anil
........ 1 .'1 , . .
his companions, who. on llmirmitrnnen.
linnwl it tntt t ! ,111
..i in vi i. III It 1 III II r Ol
tho oldest nmoiii' tho iiuk'os. who nn -
pcared to fill the functions of president, , and neighbors became almost, inlole
arosc, and struck three times on n ! rablo, because of her hatred of seces
book jilaccd b.efore him. A deep si- sion.
lenco followed, and tbo door facing After two years of sorvico in tho
Charles beitm opened, the monarch I Confederate army, he wns captured n
' ...ni-iuuniuy ji.uuy iiiuii
.enter the saloon, richly dressed, but
with their hands tied behind their
i unw envnrn ......
oacKS. Jiiev carried themselves
haughtily and with firm countenances.
j JJOhind them walked a largo muscular!
man clothed m a coat of brown leatlior,
in his hands ho hold the ends of
tho cord which bound tho young men.
Tho ono who led tho way, and who
seemed to bo of the most consequence
among tho prisoners, stopped when he
roached tho middle of the saloon, and
gavo a proud look at tho block. The
corpse then appeared lo become agita
ted, as if in pain, and some light-colored
blood issued from a wound. Tho
young man bent Ins knee and bowed ; Memphis, her child was taken very ill,
his head; tho ax Hashed in tho air, and and by the advice of the captain of
fell with a heavy sound. Tho head , tho Sultana, sho remained there to sc
rolled on the ground until it reached 1 cure medical aid for tho child. Wit li
the feet of Charles, whoso shoes wore ! in twenty-four hours thereafter the
sprinkled with the blood. Tho King
until then had stood in dumb ntnnzo-
1 !... il.:.. t . i
" 'i i g l
:?" iS. "
j fo" to.wnr.ds the .1'
'r c,.0ttk f an ,l(lu
. exclaimed: "If you coi
hantom in tho
administrator, he 1
von come from God.
speak; but if from hell, depart, and
leave us in peace." Tho phantom re
plied, with slow emphasis: "King
Charles, it is not in thy reign that this
blood shall How; but after hvo success-1
ivo reigns, woo shall follow upon woo i
to the blood of Yasa." i
110 momuers oi tins numerous as
sembly then faded into pale tinted and buried, and the rank, name, regi"
shndows; these ngain gradually disap-' ment, and plnce of burial wero dulv
pcared; tho lights went out, and the rccjrded in tho register c.f Cnmp Doug
lanterns of tho Ivinr and his atten
dants ulono remained, casting n dim
rcllcction on tho old tapestry gently
stirring in tho wind. After a while
melodious sounds wore heard. The
apparition had lasted nbout ten min
utes. Tho black draperies, the severed
hnnfl tll1 llrMl,,,rr lil.vrwl
IICIUI, UIC llOWUIg oioou, iiact an van
ished Avith tho phantoms; but on tho
King's slippor a dry stain remained, as
if in souvenir of the extraordinary
Charles, on retiring to his cabinet,
caused tho wholo of tho circumstances '
to bo immediately written down, and ,
uddod his own sigimtura to that of his !
'HI ..i..i:li ... I
and its authenticity hns never been !
uiujiiuuinf,. xiiih uucniiiL'ULhuu exists.
uispuiod. its conclusion is especially
"And if that which I have stated,"
says the King, "bo not the exact truth,
1 ronounco all hopo of a better lifo to
conic, .vhioh I may have merited in
virtue of somo few good deeds; but
above all, for my zeal in advancing the
happiness of my people and defending
tuo interests ol rein
If wo turn to tho life of Guslavus
Vasa, nnd to tho condouination of
Ankarstroeni, his assassin, we shall ,
find moro than ono coinciding link '
hd'.U'Onil tlmcn fnnta nll.l IImc cil1.r.iln .
proi)heey. Tho y0UIlg ln(U1 beheaded !
a i-ni.u ,.,. ,i, , llcA r.,'.ti'ivr..l I
i Awio&o cnaro . represented Gustavus III. ; tho child is
'f of th0 ttPftrt- Hiis sou Gnstavus Adolphus IV. The J
jpj nrotthcd lioniohi m(lu inst bo the Due do Sudor-!
, ...w I -
. . i , . -r r r ,1 .....
manie, the unclo of Guslavus IV.. who 1
was Regent of tho kingdom, and then i
T7 . . il. .1 .'.: r , s
King, after tho deposition of his
Interesting Story of the War.
Truth Slrmii;rr llinu Fiction.
There is now living in this
family, the history of which
something so romantic ns to
tuto a most interesting story:
In the summer of 1859, Charles Go
roux becaino a graduato of a college
in tho southern part of this Stato.
Ho was tho descendant of an aristo
cratic family who lived in Louisiana,
and to bo brief, he was thou a lull em
bodiment of tho "chivalry," just hav-1
ingontered ins majority: Winlo at-
tending collogo ho h id formed tho ac-
quaintanco of Clara G , who at-
tended a college for you 112 ladies in
this city, which acquainlnnco ripened
into attachment and lovo, and, just be
fore tho breaking out of tho rebellion,
thoy wero married, and removed
South. Miss G
,,ntu, ' possessed
was an or
of a considorablo
proporty, which was held in trust by
her uncle, a Southern minister, who
had raised her from infancy, and per
sonally superintended hor education.
In addition to tho endowments of a
collcgiato education sho was possessed
of a strong character, bordering on
tho masculine, but tempered with a
sweotnoss and mildness not often com
bined in tho same person. Sho was
at once handsome and womanly.
Within a year aftor their marriage
and Kottlomont in tho South, camo tho
tierce, wild blasts of war from Sum
ter's parapet, and thoro was nono
moro ready to tho deadly fray than
Oharlos Goroux. His political tutors
wore practical secessionists, and ho
entered upon tho war with a forvor
and zeal to command the admiration
of his friend, and which secured to
and while her husband was nt homo
tho neighbors respected her. Geroux
invested nil his rendy property, which i
included his wife's properly, in con
federate bonds, placed them in hor
, hands, gave her a kiss for n short
i 11 l ii i .1
i inrewen, assuring wmi me war
would soon' bo over, and, maiching nt
the head of a victorious column nf
I his country's defenders, she would 1
1 1.. ...ln,i,n li.. 1 tt 1. 1
proud to welcomo him. After his do
. imrtuie, her treatment by his relutims
ni.,L'iitin.i lit fiin v iirnt'imn.
( jmiouh;., n.u .ivvuni.ua . J 1 1 : 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ,
in his march to Atlanta, and sent to
1 Cnmn Douglas.
I llns was eoou nows to his wife.
This was cood nows to
; who could no longer cndiiro
us sho leceivod at the South,
o resolved to mako her way
and rejoin -Jiini in his prison
i iNortu and rejoin -,u
horn, aud if sho eoyild not seoip'o his
pardon, to at least Btay near him
Her confederate, bonds "were worth
I less, and sho was penniless. She
; mudo her way to tho iMississippi riv
j or and took passage on the ill fated
! steamer Sultana for tho North: hhe
, sold some jewelry for money suilicient
; to cai ry nor lo Jhicnco.
boiler of tho Sultana exploded, and
twelvo hundred lives were lost.
Geroux fared ill at case in Camp
Douglas, aud made many stratagems
to etcane. He finally succeeded in
bribing n raw sentinel to let him pass.
and to avoid pursuit, a resort to de
ception became necessary. A com
rado of his was on the point of death.
His mess dressed the dead soldier in
tho Major's uniform aud conveyed
him to tho dead house, and gavo his i
name as Major Ohns. Geroux, 3d Lou
isiana Bogimont, C. S. A. Tho next
, morning tho body was taken
las dead, by u. A. Jordan, the un
dertaker for tho Government at Chi
cago. Thnt night Geroux escaped
His absence created no inoniry, as he
was reported dead. For the purpose1'3 , . 0 UI1 of paradise; while
of avoiding public roads and convey
ances, ho took a horse from a pasture
near Camp Douglas, belonuintr to J.
;L. Hancock, formerly President of the
Board of J rado of Chicago, and by
avoiding public roads as much ns pos"
sib.e. reached Momence tho next dnv.
His actions oxcited suspicion, and ho
was arrested on suspicion of having
stolen tho horse, and was lodged in
the Kankakco jail. ITo was tuiron out
on a writ oi naueas eornns. am no
proof being found to hold him, ho was
Comiii'' theuco to this city ho ob
tained a situation in a wholesale gro
After tho usual delays in pnssinS
letters through tho line's, ho lenrnod
that his two brothers wero killed in
the battle of the Wilderness, that hi
father's estate had been confiscated to
the United States Go eminent, and
his father had voluutaiilv exiled him
self to Mexico. Of his wifo and hild,
tho only information was that thoy
had sought to got North and took pas-
CH..A rv.v ll.n Cv !,..,.. . 1 . . ...1. : ..I . .1
had not been heard of, aud no doubt
.'.iiivniiiuil 41..,, 1)ia.. ..n..!l 1
His true position hud been studiously
concealed, and ho had avoided his
former associates. Shortly after ho
........... w v. . . v . i , v. i 1 1 ' v . .fui ioiiv:u,
, . . . '
received this intellii:enco from tho
South, Sherman started on his tn-and l
. .. i e ... . . , . . )
niarcn iroin Atlanta, and tirant mar
shalled his grand army before Peters
burg, nud the Confedornto States army
vanished almost as a vision. During
the past summer Geroux returned to
tho South, and was fully confirmed in
the information ho had received about
his family, and that his real estato had
also been confiscated. Ho gavo his
wifo and child up as lost, and returned
After his wifo aud child had re
mained in Memphis nnd escaped tho
disaster of tho Sultana, sho started
for Chicago, aud reached Camp Doug
las. Impatient at tho dolav. she
hastoned thoro with expectations high
to meet linn who was dearer to her1
than life. Tho reader can picturo to I
himself tho agony of this sad wife. A !
strantrer. destitute of monev. eniTvimr.
;. !,,. ...., .... .1.. i.:ii ..... ...
covered from a severe illness, and sho 1g,u1 1,3 "m 'ltewnbly, oloquent
horsolf worn out with fatigue and I aJul ,lt. t,,UB w,w lllTst !ssful
doubt of his
she learned thnt. hoc
dead. Thoro was no
death; the registry at
Camp Douglas showed it, and the
grave pointed out to hor, which boro
this inscription on 11 pine board:
"MAJOR CHARLES GEROUX,
Third Louisiana Iufantry."
Tho samo grave this day is neatly
sodded over, and at ila head grows a
Broken hearted and brokon down
with griof, sho wended her way on
foot to tho great city of Chicago not
knowing why bho went. A btrangor
auong strangers, with 110 ono to aid
or pity hor, save tho good God, who,
in her utmost heart, sho boliovod had
Sho was taken in and cared for by
tho Sislors of Charity until sho could
hear from hor friends in Ohio, from
whom sho had received uo intolliouce
i for the past four years. A letter was
; received, that immediately after the
w tr hor uncle hud died, and that soon
after, Ins widow h id removed to Iro
quois, Illinois, to hvo with hor mar
ried son. Mrs Geroux was supplied
with moiioy to enable her to find hor
friends, 111 Iroquois county, whero she
bus sinco resided.
I uoroiix returned to his situation at
Cincinnati, and was scut by his linn
JirNli 8, 1866.
lo collect n debt due in Iroquois coun
ty. While there ho sought out tho
attorney who hnd him discharged on
tho habeas corpus, to learn tho whoro-
, abouts of tho hors'o llmt did him such
good service, and to secure his assist
ance in collecting his debt. Ho soon
mnde himself known, nnd while they
11 ...... . 1
a lady and child entered the same of-
hco. I hero was a momentary pause,
and husband and wife were' in oach
other's arms. o shall not attempt
to describe the scene which followed.
Tho husband found a wife and child
whom ho (irmly bolieved lo bo dead
ii... ...:r e i
Illlll U1U WHO IOUIK1 a HUSDalKl, OVCT
i whoso grave sho had shed bitter tears
' of woo
Airs. Onmnv no viuif;,i
1 nltoriio', to (ind out liar
j confiscated property, and to apply to
, tho Government to have his proporty
restored to her.
Sundries from Josh Hillings.
"Josh" as real estate agout. I ken '
bell for eighteen hundred and thirtv
nine dallars, a pnllas, a sweet and,
pensive retirement, looking on (ho,
virgin banks ov (ho Hudson, kontain-!
ing 85 acre . The land is luxuriously
.1. ..-1 i i . -. -
vided by the h i ,,d ov mit, ,, ml n, t 1,1 shusettS, " PrtB
Hampshire, largo quantities
lwff S ? 1 i 1 nro nunnal y produced, the brush sell-
declevdy, into stern abruptness, nnilln,a n i,i,.i,Li,,( i,,.i,,
the flnllii.noR nv iiioau.tiif,..,!
u ...... V' r: . ; .1. :r:x:::....rr,wm, and the seed, winch is a
with trout,) danse throo this wilder
nensof buty, tew tho low musick ov
the kriekets and grasshopper. Tho
evergreen sigh as the ovoning zephir
Hits throo its shuddowy bnzzum, and
tho aspen trembles like tho luv-smit-ten
hartc ov a diunsoll. Fruits ov tho
tropieks' in their golden buty, melt
on tho bows, aud tho bees go heavy
and sweat from the fields to their
garnering hives. Tho mansion is of
i'liriim marble, the porch iz n singlo
dimoud set with rubies and the mother
of perl; the flowers are ov rosewood;
and the ceilings nro moro beautiful
than the starry vault ov hoaven. Hot
aud kold water bubble and squirt in
ever direction, and nothing is wanting
poets could pray for, or art could por
tray. The stables are worthy ov tho
steeds ov imrod or tho utml
, AK1'les n,ul ts henry was bilt express-
ouiuuiu in uie distance, nice tho
oi a hoi nut, glimpses aro caught ov
Hero poets have cum and warbled
their laze hero skulpttircs have cut,
hero painters have robbed tho scono of
dreamy landscapes, hero the philoso
pho discovered tho son, which made
him tho alkemist ov nature. Next
Noithword ov this thing ov buty,
sleeps the residence and domain ov the
Duko John Smith, whilo southward
! ,U1 "oarer the spice breathing tropics,
may be seen the baronial villv ovEarl
Brown, nnd the Duchess Widder Bet
soy Stephens. Wnlls ov primatiff rock,
laid in Romcnt cement, bound tho
Estato, while upwnid and downward
the eye catches far away, tho majesty
and slow grandeur ov tho Hudson.
As theyung morn hangs like a cutting
ov silver from tho blue breast of the
ski, an angle may bo seen each night
dashing with golden tiptoes on tho
green. N. B. (his angel goes with
the place, Diagrams kuii bo seen at
tho ollis of tho broker. Terms flatter
ing. None but principal dealt with.
Title as pure as the breath of a white
male infant, and possession given with
the lark. For more full discription,
read Ovid's Art of Love, or kali (in
your carriago) on Josh Billings, Real
Ai'TUi-XTic Sronv. A good, and
what is better an unpublished and
authentic story about Mr. Lincoln
camo to mo tho other day from a
"reliable" friend. Conversing with
Hon. James A. Briggs, formerly Stato
Agent of Ohio iu Now York, one day
at tho Whito House, the lato Presi
dent said iu reference to tho rush of '
oflico-seckers, and their ingenious do-1
vices to secure his attention: "Why, j
Briggs, I believe thoro is oven a sys-1
toin of female brokerage in offices ,
hero in Washington, for I am con-1
stantly beset by woincu of all sorts j
high and low, pretty and ugly, modest
and tho other sort. Hero yesterday, I
a very handsome young woman called;
..1 ..i.i 1 i..i. .. .1 i I"
uu u,u .on U...U i m,- ,
muted, and went straight to work so
liciting a certain office for somebody,
1 1 - l. 1 1 1. ... 1 c.l. .
biHiiiosi.il u 00 ner Jiusuami. 0110
V "ul i'poruiiia,o eiureaues. .uy
, degrees sho camo closer and closer to
mo, as 1 sat in my chair, until really
hor face camo so near my own that I
thought sho wanted mo to kiss hor.
. . . . . j
. hen my indignation camo to my re-,
hof, and drawing mysolf back and
straightening mysolf up, I gavo hor
tho propor sort of a look and said:
'Mrs. , you aro, very pretty and it's
very tempting; but I won't' " Cur.
"SlIK ALWAYS MADE HoMK HaH'Y."
Such was tho brief but impressive sen
timent which a friend wished us to
add to an obituary notice of "ono who
had gone boforo." What hotter trib
ute could bo offered to tho memory of
the loved and lost V Eloquence, with
hor loftiest eulogy; poetoy, with her
most thrilling dirge, could affurd
nothing so sweet, so touching, so sug-;
gust ivo of the viituesof tliodo.ul, as
those simple words: Sho always
niado homo happy "
Beactu ui. Comparison A dowui un
editor, in describing a ootintry ilitnc .
says: "Tho goigooua strings of giw u
lionds rrlinlened on the heavint? bosuiiib
-,f il,,. i.iH.i.1,1 hoiu hlc.i 110liKln.il ru-
bies restitii! on tlio .l- licito nur.utv of
warm applo dumplings,'
How a Lady siton.n sit on a House.
A lady's horse, to bo perfect, should
bo all over lmndsome, and well upon
JiaUllCI)08. It Slll'lltlV lO l ow ill
tho back, so much the better, for it j An American?" "Yes; Gcnernl Jack
gonerally tends to enso in nction. nnd son." "Oh, indeed I" turning with
to less motion to tho saddle. A lady j beatific delight to Mrs. John Bull,
should nnver bo heard upon tho sad-1 "My dear, this is that bravo Stonewali
(no unit, is, tiiorosnotuu be n bump -
ing noise, not even in a trot. She
ftlinlltfl ftit. rci r-lnanlv nn1 tdwm ,it.iiw
to tho trot, possess such elastic motion
from the foot to tho kneo and waist,
.... .... -..w. , , .innij
that her return lo tho saddle should
seem as light as a fonlher. Sho I " probability have lost the beauti
shotild sit "sqnaro to the front," nnd fl story of tho exnmplo of patient sub
her hoifie's ear (to speak as a soldier) ; mission to trial which tho inspired
ought to dress well with tho buttons i book has handed down to us.
on tho bosom of her habit. Nothing
is so bad os to sit with a lean to ono ' figy A story is told of a Quaker vol
side, and, when admirers are following I unteer who was in a skirmish. Coin-
after, to lei
1 tie would c
I Hido of her
let them fear thnt a verv lit-
cast her oil from the stirrun
side of her saddle. Her hiuidn should
i bo down, but light, and her arm, as
I well as every inclination of her timirc.
should harmonize with the motions of!
her steed, as if both possessed the I
same volition. Granllcy Hcrlrlcy.
Biioom Cons. Tho cultivation of
this nrtiele appears to bo extendintr.
"B lk "'b' lu l" u,w,1 mnn- i
highly nutritive and an excellent food
for suine, being retained for domestic
purposes. The broom corn requires a
ricn, warm sou, similar to that ro
quired by Indian corn. It is not
considered a very strong exhauster,
and is gonerally regarded as a Buro
crop, being but little liable to injuries
from the cut worm or any other insec
tivorous depredator. It is generally
cultivated in drills, tho manuring being
either broadcast or in drills as circum
stnnces render most convenient.
The brush ordinarily defray all ex
penses, and leaves the grain which
often amounts to 30 bushels per aero
a clear gain to tho cultivator.
Whero there is a market for tho brush,
broom corn can scarcely be other than
a very profitable crop. It is said to
leave the soil in excellent order.
Hoxito.n. There is a little English
market town in tho county of Devon,
situated on the banks of the Otter.
It has about 3500 inhabitants, and is
a very favorable specimen of tho bet
ter towns of England, and its name is
famous throughout the fashionable
world in connection with tho laco
which is there made. Burrilt in his
last volume, pleasantly describes tho
surroundings and process of this man
ufacture. Ho was taken to a small
cottage on a back street, whero throo
women wero at work on a coment
floor. Two of them wero sisters be
tween sixty and seventy years of ago,
who had wrought on Iho wedding
dresses of threo generations of queens,
Adelaide, Victoria and Alice. Tho
third was a neighbor who had dropped
in with her work, and was plying her
needle with her bonnet on. The
work required the nicest judgmont
and great skill with the fingers. It is
wrought on round plump cushions,
and as tho ligure progresses, it is cov
ered with oiled silk, so that a very nar
row strip is oxposed ot once to tho
dust or touch of tho hand. By such
precautions, the luce is delivered at
tho salesroom as pure and unsullied
as tho thread when given out. As it
is all made by hand it has to coni-
petov.'ith tho most
niado by machinery
and other places.
prices paid lor it
ly high, and it is still considered
tho most poifect and durablearti
clo for bridal dresses of ladies of
tho nobility and of tho blood royal,
yet tho profit to tho poor needlo wo
man in 1802-3 was scarcely a penny
on hour. "It is a pity," says Mr,
Bulritt, whon thoj' aro so proud to
wear it that tho artists who clothe
them with such flower-work should bo
so poorly paid. Somehow or othor
this inequality botween tho wearer and
tho maker is the widest and worst in
articles of luxury."
Money. Men work for it, fight for
it, beg for it, steal for it, starvo for it,
foy t Aml the from tho
cradlo to tho grave, nattiro and God
thundering in our ours tho solemn
question "What shall it profit?"
This madness for monoy is tho strong
est aud lowest of tho passions; it is
tho insatiate Moloch of tho human
heart, boforo whoso remorseless altar
all tho finer attributes of humanity aro
sacrificed. It makes inerchandiso of
all that is sacred in human affections,
i, II 111(11. liJD.ll. Ill ..,1....... I)t.v.v..v.t
un(, ovm, trnffle8 U0 nwflll 80iomni
ties of tho eternal.
Kfr A gravo Quukor once, passing
through a bad sheet, was astonished
to soo his son omergo from a don
which no decent person would fro
qtiont. Tho graceless youth drew
back, hoping to os-capo observation.
"Nay, Isaac," said tho sad, astonished
pnient, "never bo ashamed ol coming
out of that sort of placo; but bo espe
cially careful never moro to go into
43r Rod iiDses aro light-houses to
warn voyagers 011 the sea of lifo off tho
const of' Malaga, Jnmaica Santa Cruz,
Holland, and the "ilo" of Bourbon.
pou Tiium. Tho labors to i
ii'i .soul and exult it, aro tho
for tnith bunoath tho mys-
iviiich tiiiiuiund creation, to!
imiiier uinurauths. shiniiiL' with the !
h i... ,,f In iMii. ft 0111 ul.iins nnon
uli.c"' h.ui;; Urk nnd heavy the
&3f An English visitor was struck
on entering Mr. Towers' studio, at
Florence, by tho well-known bust of
, Alltll .W.Tnrhu..n U'l,n i .. 1
. Jackson of whom you have heard
I ' -
BSf If go' I old Job had been tor
mented ' ah hens in his garden patch,
iri . of boils on his body, we should
incr in m'tttv closo contact with nnn
of the enemy ho remarked, "Jbriond,
it's unfortunate, but theo stands just
whero I am going to shoot," and blaz
ing away down camo tho obstruction.
eS" "Pray, sir," said a Judgo angri
ly to a blunt old Quaker, from whom
no direct answer could be obtained, do
you know what wo sit here for?"
"Yes, verily I do," said tho Quaker;
"three of you for four dollars each day
and tho ono in tho middle for four
thousand a year."
EST A very patient New Yorkor hhs
been counting tho different styles of
' nas that appear on Broadway, and
i reports tho number of varieties at 175
Scene in a Sanctum. ySntct a largo
strong man with a cow-hido.
"Is the editor in ?"
"I have come to settle with you."
"Well," Editor draws a revolver
"I have taken your paper a year."
"Well." Capping his pistol.
"An article in last week's issue,
editor cocks his pistol convinced mo
that you need "
"I deny your right to give it there
fore please bo cautious, sir."
"Why, 110, my dear sir, I camo to
pay my subscription a year in ad
vance." Of courso no further disturbance
Baf Bo cool. If you got heated,
strive to get cool; you will succeed,
and oventually become a cool man:
that is, a man of judgment and self
possession, which will keep you out of
many things that you would regret.
SSf Tho editor who "did not miud
his stops" introduced somo verso thus:
"Tho poem published this week was
composed by an esteemed friend who
has lain in his gravo many years for
his own amusement."
Golden Truths. There is nothing
purer than honesty, nothing sweeter
than charity, nothing warmer than
love, nothing richer than wisdom,
nothing brighter than virtue, nothing
moro steadfast than faith.
SSy 'Sir,' said a littlo blustering
man to a religious opponent, 'to what
sect do you supposo I belong ?' 'Well,
I don't exactly know,' replied hid op
ponent, 'but to judgo from your size,
appearance, ami constant buzzing, I
should thing you belong to tho class
gcuorally called in-sect.'
Mellow Age, I lovo to 'look back
upon tho past. Memory lives there,
and iu treasuring up what avo have ac
quired or observed, it expatiates Upon
tho resources of infinite goodness. I
lovo, too, to look forward to the future.
Faith lives thero and in her brightest
anticipations sees Him whoso presence
and lovo nro tho joy of earth and time,
and also tho everlasting joy of heaven
and otornity. It is a delightful
thought that God is thero; God, our
own God. Thoro aro sombro hues in
tho past; but thoro is radiance
on tho dnrkest cloud.
The End to be Attained. It was
undoubtedly the end and aim of tho
Creator, that oach of his creatures
should onjoy tho highest degrco of
happiness of which ho is capable. Let
this, then, bo your first rulo iu life, to
so govern yoursolf that each act shall
bo such as will, to tho greatest cxteut
possible, produce this result, not only
111 the great unknown lutiue, but 111
tho present lifo and present time,
which is tho school for eternity. But
do not so fur orr as to mistake moro
pleasure for hapjrinnss.
ftaS" Tho lutost dressing for tho hair
is called the "O'Mahonoy pomado"
it is grtmt as a head scenler.
B3f "Thero ho goes again," said
Mrs. Partington, iu tho Legislature,
as a member stood up for tho fifth
lime to speak on the samo question.
"There ho goes, just like a soda foun
tain, and just as fluid as water. Now,
Isaac, miud him, and 600 if you can't
become a speaker of tho houso of 10
preheusibles some time. I d eel aro 1"
continued she, as a now burst of elo
quence roached hor our, "it does seem
as if tho niantlo-pieco of Daniel Web
ster had fell onto him, ho's so bright.'"
Car "Thou rniucst in tho boEom,"
as thn chap said when a basin of
water was, thrown ovor hun by tho
lady ho was etrpuiuling.
055- A heu-pecked husbaud speaks
of hia better half ns liltro-glyconno m
.crinoline. This undoubtedly rcfors to
tendency to "blow