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ki1E IS LAT'E I
She watches at the porch,
'lhe iun is iearly down;
What keeps her fruait lord ?
Ile should be back from town.
One short, sweet year ago
lie never inade her wait,
As much too early then,
As now he Is too late I
Hlad Heaven bestowed on lte
That little lady there,
Whom love ha d ade so sad,
And sadnesti made so mirl,
Her haud, hler cheek, her mouth
Should not tor kises wait:
Were that sweet armful mine,
I never could be late !
-From The Aldin. for January.
THE MIDNIGHT PERIL;
Saved by a Phantom.
Tie night of tho 17th of' Octo.
ber-shall I over forget its pitehy
darkness, the roar of tihe autum
tial wind through the forest, and
the incessant downpour of rain ?
"This Comes of short cuts," I
intittered petulantly to myself, us
I plodded along, keeping close to
the trunks of tho trees to avoid
the dee) ravinie tloigh which I
could hear the roar of' a turbiulont
stream forty or fifty fect below.
My blood ran cold as I thought of'
the possible consequences of a mis
step or move in the wrong direc
tion. Why had I not been con
tented to keep in the right road ?
Hold on I Was that a light, o:'
are miy eyes playing mec false ?
I stopped, holding on to the low
resinous boughs of al hemlock that
grew on the edge of the bank ; for
it actually semedit as if the wind
wvould seize me bodily and hurl me
down the precipitous descent.
It was a light-thank Provi
dence-it was a light., and no ignus
fatuus to lure in on to destruction
My voice rang through the
woods like a clarion. I plunged
onward through tangled vines,
dense briers and rocky banks, un.
til gradually nearing, I could per
ceive a figure wrapled in an oil
cloth cape, or cloak ; carrying a
lantern. As the dim light fell up
on his face I almost recoiled.
Would not solitude in the woods
be preferable to the companion
ship of the withered, wrinkled old
man ? But it was too late to re
"What's wanting," he snarled
forth, with a peculinr motion of'
the. lips that seemed to leave his
yellow tooth all bare.
"I am lost in the woods; can
you direct me to R-- station?"
"Yes ; R- station is twelve
miles from here."
"Twelve miles I"
I stood aghast.
"Can you toll me of any shelter
I could obtain for the night ?"
"Where are yot going?"
"To D)rcw's, down here by the
ma pIe swampj."
"Is it a tavern ?"
"WVould they take me for a
night ? I could pay them well."
II is eyes gleamed ; the yellow
sttumps stood revealed once more.
"I guess sto; folks (10 stop) there
"Is it far from here ?"
"Not very ; abotut half' a mile."
"Then let uis make haste and
reach it. I am drenched to the
We plodded on, my companion
more than keeping pace wvith mue.
Presently we left the edge of the
ravine, entering wi hat seemed like
trackless w o o d a , and keeping
straight on until lights gleamed
fitfully through the wet foliage.
It was a resinous old pla1ce, wimth
the windows all drawn to one side,
as if the foundation had settled,
and the p)illars of a rude porch
near'ly rotted away.
A wvoman n'nsw.ered my fellowv
travellers knock. My companion
whispered a word or two to her',
and she tturned to mue with smooth,
voluble wordls of' welcome.
SIhe r'egrotted the poverty of
their accommodations ; but I was
welcome to them, such as they
"Whore is Isaac ?" demanded
"Hie has not come in yet."
I sat down on a wooden bench
beside the fire, and ate a few
mouthfuls of bread.
"I shouild like to retiroe as soon
as possible," said I, for my wear'i
ness was oxceasVe.
"Certainily," the woman started
up with alacrity.
"Wher'e are you going to p)ut
him ?" asked my guide.
"Put him in Isaac's room."
"It's the most comfortable."
Bunt hero I interrupted the whis.
"I am not particular-I don't
care where you lodge me; only
make haste, pleaso."
So I w.as conducted up a steep
ladder that stood in a eno-nm. of
tho roomn, ito an ll apartment coiled
with sloping beams and ventlated
by ono small window, whero acot
bedsteald, crowded closely against
the board partition, and a pino ta
ble, With tw%o chairs, formed the
solo attempts at furniture.
Te womani et the light-an
oil lamp-on the table.
"Anything more I can got you,
sir ?" said sho.
"Nothing, thitanik you'."
"iI hope you'll slee) well, 8ir. I
Whlen shall 1 call you ?"
"At fou r o'clock in the morning,
if 3OU )lease. I must Wlalk to
II,-- station in time for the seven
"I'll be sulre to call you, sir."
She withdrew, leaving me alone
in the gloomy little ap-tment. I
sat down and looke(d around me
witi no very agreeablesensations.
"I will sit down and write to
Al ice," I thought; "that will
soothe my norvos and quiet me,
I desconded the ladder. The
fire still glowed rodly on the stone
hearth ; my companion and the
woman sat besido it, talking in a
low tone, and a third personl sat
at the table, eating-a short, stout,
vil lai nous-looki rg man, inl a red
flannel shirt and very muddy pant.
I asked for writing materials,
and returned to my room to write
to m wife.
"M y darling Alice."
I pa.used, and laid down my pen
as I concluIded tle words, half
smiling to think what, she would
say, could she know of miy strange
Not until both sheets were cov.
crod did I lay aside my peu ad
Preparoor fi slituber. As I folded
my paper, I happened to glance
toward my couch.
Was it the gloam of a human
oyo observing me through the
board partition, or was it but my
own fancy ? There was a cra k
there, but only black darcness be
yond ; yet I could have sworn
that something had sparkled bale
fully at me.
I took out my watch-it was
only I o'clock. It was scarcely
worth while for me to undress fur
three hours' sleep; I would lie
down in my clothos and snatch
what slumber I could. So, placiig
my valiso close to the lead of my
bed, and barricading the lockless
doors with two chairs, I-extil.
guished the light and lay down.
At first I was very wakeful, but
gradually a soft drowsiness seem
od to steal over me, like a misty
mantlo, until all of a suddon some
startling electric thrill coursed
thtrough my veins, and I sat, ip,
excited and trembling.
A luminous softness seemed to
glow through the room-no light
of the moon or stars wias ever so
penetrating-and by the little
window I saw Alice, my wille,
dressed in floating garments of
white, with hor long golden hair
knotted back by a blue ribbon.
Apparently she was beckoniing to
me with outstretched hands andl
eyes full of wild, anxious tender
I sprang to my feet and rushed
toward her, but as I reached the
window, the fair at~parition seem-.
od to vanish in to the stormy dark
ness, and I wvas left alonie. In the
self same instant the sharp rep)ort
of a pistol sounded-I could see
the jagged stream of tire above
the pillow, straight through the
very spot where ten seconds since
my head had lain.
With an instataneous realiza
tion of my dlanger, I swung my
self over the edge of the window,
juimped some eight or ton feet into
tangled bushes below, and, as I
crouched there recovering my
breath, I heard the tramp of' loot
Steps inito my room.
"Is he dead ?" cried a voice up
the laddr-the smooth, dcceitful
voice of the woman.
"Of course he is," growuled a
voice back, "that charge would
have killed ten men. A light
there, quick, and tell Tom to be
A cold, agonized shudder ran
through me. What den of mid.
night murderers had I fallen into?
Anid how fearfully narrow had
been my escapeo1
With the speed that only motr
tal terror and deadly p)eril can
give, I rushed through the woods,
now illuminated by a faint glim
mer of' starlight. I know not
what impulse guided my footsteps
-I shall never know .how many
times I crossedI my own track, or
how close I stood to the brink of
the deadly ravine, but a merciful
Providence encompassed me with
a guiding and protecting care, for
wvhen the morning dawned, wvith
faint red barsof orientlight againist
the eastern sky, I was close to the
high road, some seven miles from
Once at towvn, I told my story
to the police, and a detachment
was souL with me to the spot.
After much searchintg and many
false alarms, we succeeded in find.
ing the ruinious old house ; but it
was empty, our birds had flown;
nor did I recover mv valina Lmd
chai, which lat tor I had left undc
"It's Drew's ganlg" -Said tihe lea
er of the police; "aid the1'y'v
troubled us these two years.
donl't thinlk, though, that they'
Colo back her1el it presellt."
Nor did they.
But tho stranrgest part of In
story is to come yet. Some thre
weeks subsequeinly I received
letter froim mlIy Sister. who wt
with Alice inl her En'lglish homlle
aletter whose intelligenico file
mie withl smrprise.
"I itust, tell you something vor"
stratnge" wrote my 1ister, '"th
happened to us oin th e night of' til
17th of' October. Alico lad no
been wvell for some time ; ill fic
sihe bad boeen collfinled to her be(
iearly a week, aid I was sitting'
beside her reading. It. was late
the clock had just strtuck one
when all of a 4uddollen she secemlet
to fiint, away, growling white anti
rigid as at Cor-pno. I h1114tonod t(
call assistance, but all out efforta
sceened vain to restoro het to life
Mr tlimation. I was jist about tc
seid for the doctor, when bei
senlss returned as iddenly ia
they left her, and 11 she sat up in
bed, pushing back her hair and
looking wildly around her.
''A iee !" I exclaimed, 'low you
terrified us all. Are you ill ?
"Not ill," she answered, "but I
feel so strange. (4racio I havc
been with my husband !"
All Our rcason)il" failed to con.
vince her of' the impossibility o
her assertions. She persilst] to
Lhis moment that she saw you and
wis with you on tho 17th of' Octo
ber, or rather on the morning of
the 18th-where and how she can.
not tell-but we thlink it must
hlavo been 8omlio dream. She is
better now, and I wish y'ou could
300 how fast she is improving.
This i. my plain, unvarnishod
',alo. I do n pot, pootid to oxplatin
)> a-cOun1t fo0r its Myster'ies. .1
dim'ply relate facts. Let psycholo
(ists unravel the labrinthical skeinl.
I am not superstitious, neither do
I boliovo in ghosts, wraiths orap
aritions but this thing 1 (10 know
-that although my wifle wats in
l'ngland, in body on the mornng,
)f October 18, hor spirit sirely
itood beforo me in Now York at
the moment of the deadly peril
,hat menaced me. It may bothat
to the subt-ile instinct and strength
>f a wif's holy love, all things ar
)ossible, but Alice surely saved
Two Cumous Nksu.:.-The
King of Prussia recently visitod ia
i1eed0le manufactory in his king
lom1, in Order to seo what maebi
nery, combined with the human
hand could produce. Ie was
-hown a number of superfino nec
:les, thousands of which, togeth
r, did not weigh half till ouncle
Anld marveled how such minlute
>bjects could be pierced with an
eye. But lie was to see inl this
respect how even something still
finetr and1 moro p)erf'ect could be
(reatedl. The borer-that is, the
workman whose business it is to
bore the eyes in these needles
asked for' a hair from the mon
ar'chi's head. It waIs readlily given,
arnd w',ith a smile. HIe lauced it
ait 01nco under10 the boringr machine
tuitrned a hole in it with the
gr'eatest, car'e, futrnisherd it with n
thread and then handed the sin
gular' needle to the astonished
The second( curious needle is in
possession of Qriern Victoria. It
was made at the celebrated nee
die manu111factory at Bedei tch, and
repr*esenlt s the column11 i of Trajan
in im inmiature. This well-known
Roman column)r is radorned with
numtierouts scenies inl sculipturo,
wh''rich immnortalizte TIrnjan's hoeroic
atctions in warii. On this dliinu-i
tivo needlle, scenes in the life 0]
Queen Victoria are represenitedi in
r'elief, but so fluiely cut and se
small, that it r'equires a mnagnify.
ing glass to see them. T'he Vie
toi'ria needlle can, mnoreover, bc
0oponed( ; it containis a nuronber' of
needles of' smaller size, wvhich art
equally adorned with scentes ir
TIhie heuaviest corn crop ever grown ir
tho United States was that of last year
wvhich the Agricuiltural Replort stater
at the huge total of 1,100,000,000 bushels
Not onily is this the lar'gest crop, but i
is said to be corni of better quality and o
greater intrinsic value than usual. Iowa
was the banner corn-gr'owinig Slate, ibe
average being nearly forty-one bushneb
an acre. Unfortunately for some o
those who would like to have the lowa
corn, it takes tihe price of four bushel
of said corn to get oneC bushel to the At
lantic markets. This is one of' the rea
eons why some people aro demanding
cheaper transportation between th<
WVest and the East.
A RED-IIo'r Aatsv.-Figures are inex
orable, and t.hey sometinmes cut furin
capers. For instance, a letter appear:
from Secretary Belknap, asking i'or
special appropriaution) of' $100,000 to fur
nish the army with stoves, $20,000 hay
lnir been exhausted for that purpose
As thero are 80,000 men inl the army,
this would give each man a fouar dollai
stove, South as well as North. The eu
rious reader will ask what every man in
the army wants a ton, doar .tv. r.
From the N. Y. lerald, 5th.
Slain by Snow.
Tii E lVEAT STOICM IN IOwA AN
MINNElsuTA-FUt,Y 30() J, Iy
.o.'T-EPI8oDEs AND INCIDENT
OFINTEREsT-A STAOE FULL 0
DFAD PASSENMEaN--FRtOZEN Tr
DEATlI ON A nOORSTEP--A NEWLA
MAIED COUPI.E SPEND TIlEI
WFIODIN NIoIRT IN A SNOWDRIV
s eoN SCi'OOIllllnREN FRO
ZN-A HIUSBAND DIE8 SEEKINI
j A 1oCTOit, AND THiE WIFE AN:
NEw- BoltuN BAlly FREEZE AjONE.
t WNoN A, MINN., J:1 uAry 20, '72
'The small wooklY pap-4ers hatv
c'0e in, and every mail bring
t u letters fIroim the interior wit
fi-urther parltiiculars of the recen
great storm. 'l'he aitieipatioml
of the Iff'rald's correspondenl t haV<
bCeen sadly realized, and there h:
no doubt t hat the lives lost wil
number fiuly thrte hu lindred. Poi
instanwo, New Ulm ordorod Ono
tlen co1ins on ono day, and a
froim1 that place and Fort Itidge
ley. TWity deaths a M Norri8
nitnc at Maldlial, twoity-foris al
Sleepy Ejyc Lake, eight at Worth
ingt,i tenl at, Malketo-so rn1
the fatal record. Inl this letter I
propose giving some disconnected
incidents and upisodes of tho fatal
T %velay w liul may be of Ilnoros0
to .asiteln readers. Som-o idell
of tihe dept'h of tiho snow-driftt
may 110 be formed wh111en wo conlsidel
that oi the Wednesday the snotw
was piled so high about a freight
trainl, blockaded on the Davon
port, aind St. Paul 1ailroad, neat
Dola ware (oI ior, that teams drovc
right over the cars. Upon thc
sato lino there are drift 3,000
lomg and fifteen feet deep. Near
Blue l'arth 1101n 0ould pass on
foot Ovolr the telograph wir-es, and
at New Ulmt1 inl On11 drift was fouind
a man firoz.0n to death while sit.
ting ont the seat of' his sleigh, hi6
head being fully fivo feet untdem
. sEYEN sIos001, CHILDREN FROZEN
One of' the saddest incidents i
reported from Fort Ridgelcy. Th(
schoolhnis -ess discharged ior scho
lars, telling thern to run home
ome escaped with butt slight in
juries, but seven of the little one
lost their way in the blindinp
(rifts ald Were Found dead, on1
with his books inder his arIm aud
his little foot ift-d for a step-1
step which htd prOVMd a stop bo
yond the confines of' hifo. Twvc
others were found frozon to deati
inl each others' arns ; tears, which
the bittor Cold Or the niear ap
proach of dealt had wrung from
thenm, standing inl little beads ol
ieo on their 1i11lnoceit cheeks.
Hugh Jones, a teacher, near Now
lm, kept, the fority scholar-s al
Itis school in the schoolliouso fr-om1
Tuesday till Friday, risking hih
life, like a practical, Insolfish io
r10, OVOIy day inl a two-mil tramp7
tlrough dlifts foUI or five floot
d1p to get food for them.
TIllC STA(IE OF DEATII.
A stage left, Madolia for' St,
James, h)avinlg eight, >asengere
and ai( driver. Onl \rednesxcday
morn'ling, not having arr'lived,
seas-cl wals mIado for' it. it was
found on) thte road, the horsex
frozeni to death, the dr'iver a grin
mng1 corps on the seat, with thcI
rein still in htis hands, antd eight
butndles of' rob 3s and clothes in'
thoe bottom of the sleigh, eac h o
which containted a soulless lumi
of' icy flesh.
Mrt. A. K. Jontkins, of' the Clove,
land, Ohio, Bridge IJomtpanly, whc)
waIs supterintending the building
of' art ir'on bridge, at Rtock Rapids
Iowa, was tr'aveling by stag4
thlonee to Ribley. Artrived at thc(
hIsttetr place0 the other p3')assenger'i
dtisemtbar'ked. IIe did( not stir
-iTheoy called htitm, they toncho<(
htims, and ho ! Death had ridder
with them for' some timo11, and1 tht
body was already rigid.
5[,AIN so NEAR SAPETY.
At Oshanwa, about a huIndlret
y'ards1 from the railr'oad station
wor'o f'ound two hor'scs har'nesset
to at cutter', inl whIich, sitting boll
upr)tight, wvere two men drosso8d ir
warm buffalo Coats. They wor<4
fr'ozen stiff and dead1(. Johln lIIa
gamever, of Elizabeth, star'ted t<
go fr'om his house to his black
smith's shop, 150 var'ds away
lIo was found two miles distant
fr'ozen to deathi.
At IIorman, on the St. Paul an<
Pacific Rtailr'oad, a man wasfr'ozoi
r to dleatht going f'romn the station t<
At Nicollot, within twenty
yar'ds of the railroad station,
man wtas found fr'ozen to0 death ii
In the samol village another mali
lost his life while tr'ying to clos
i barn (door, bloced by a snow
.Mr. Charles Doeming, mail ear
rIor' between Vermn-illion and Swal
Lake, hung a buffalo robo ove;
the whool of his buggy and spen
twonty-six hours in the 10e o
this poor shelter, fr'eozing onD
foGt and one band. When th<
storm ceased ho round himsel
within forty yards of a-honne.
FAMII,IES UNITED IN DEATII.
At Fort. Ridgeley thro broth.
era wore hailuling grain when tie
k storm cameon them. They soughti
S hOlLtor in their grainl elibs in an
6 opon field. All throo wore found
F tber dead.
Mr. Lee and his son, aged thir.
- teen, left t1heir house, near Sioux
City, on Tuesday for a load of'
wood. On Friday they wore
'ouid about eight vards apart.
E"Vidently they had freed their
L cattle and thenl goni( on, Iistak
ing their way. Bo"lh woro thinly
clad. The boy's arms were cross
od, as if' lie had tried to leep his
buttonless ovrcoiat closed. Tle
fiithfiu dog was found besido his
dead t1aster. A witdow is left
destitute with four (children, the
eldest only seven ye:ars old.
Near- Madelia a m:an unhitchedt
his team :a1 vent. to searci for a
house, leajVi)g his wif0 in the1
Sleigh. She becaino anxiolus, and
followed him. Both were frozon
A Mr. Tomins, his son aid lis
son'ti wilf started from Fergis
Fall for Elizabeth. Becoming
locked inl a drift th e mo took thie
mules iand wont for assistance,
leaving tho womaln inl the sleigh.
Fathol' and son were frozon to
death, and tho woman cannot re
LOvE AMONU THE SNOWS.
A couple just married were on t
their way hoie, to Lemars, when
the storm overtook thom. They I
turned the horses loos ) an11d over
sot the sleigh, then crawled uil- 3
der it and wrapped themselves in t
the robes. It was a str,antge bridal t
room, tile box of i sleigh in a
drift out on tho prairio, but they 1
passed two days and two ights 3
there, and woro fially rescued 1
alive, though badly frozen.
TwO FAMILIES RUINED.
Near Correct.ionvi lie Joh n Sparks
antId Joseph Sanders went, out to
get some wood at, a distance of t
four miles. The ntorin caught I
them, but they pushed on. W1h1n -
a mile and a half from home they I
throw out their load to go on I
more quickly, but just beyond the s
roa(d made a curve ; they passed :
this curve Without turning, and i
so overy stop afterwards was a I
stop from home. At night they
camped under the sleigh, about 1
throe miles from home. A trapper N
heard their shouts, but thought l
them but the hooting of owls. All
day Wednesday, Wodnesday night i
anid Thursday the men woro alivo I
and wandering pl) and down, be. I
wildered by the terriblO stOrm.
Thle trapper followod them all a(liy I
Wednolay, but could not find t
On Thursday night their horso (
caime home, and following back i
his tracks they found the two r
mon seven miles away, about two
foot apart, frozen stark and stiff.
The dog which had accompanied
theni rmained with the bodies
anid had1( kcept them from being
coveredl by tihe snow. Each man
left, a wvidowv and childiren, tile lat,
ter' all young. Saunders' family
is destitute. The aged mlothier
and sister of Sparks have gone
madl, and will probably die.
Such areo a few of' tile scores of
aistanices reor)ited, wvhichi requIIiro
no embellishment of' r'htoio to
enchaini the attention and impress
the i maginattion).
Cure for Neuralgia.
WVe find the following in the
coluimns of' the Charleston .Vews, I
cont.ributodl by somie 0one who hats
observed it in one of' the D)entah
Mon ',hhes. Wel r'eprinlt it in tihe I
hope that it will be found efilca-<
cius ini roliovinug the tor'turiing<
pains of that distressing malady,<
tneuiralgia. Any of our p)hysicians
Ior' apothecauries can no doubt make
uip the~ pr'osciption. If' the mat- i
ter' shlould be tested by any one0,
we will be pleased to be informed
Iof' the result,:
AN OINTMENT FORl NEURALGIA.
Albumen of egg..............,........dr. j.
Rh ln -- . .. ... . ....2 iv.
on of' peppermint ...................o. 13.
Collodion and chloroform, of' each..*..oz. 3.
Mix and agitate occasionally4
>for' twenty-f'our hours, andl by go.4
-hatinization, a beautiiul semi-soli.
-(difited,opodeldoc.look ing compound
,results, which will retain its con
sistenlcy andl hold tile ingredients,
initimately b)lenided, for months.
In tihe above we find a local
3 4igent of signal potency in all nou.
ralgic affections, and for the relief
of pain generally.
DIRECTIoN.-Apply, by smart
Ifriction withl the handl, or' gently
with a soft brush or mop, along
tile course of tile nerve involved.
Too miuch wheat, It seems, wras raised
in CalifornIa last summer. There are
-not enough storehouses there to hold thme
1 crops or ships enough coming to San
r F1ranclisco to carry away thu surplus.
.Many thousanids of bushela remain un
fthrashed in the field., and although
freights are doublo the rates of' the pre.
vlous year, a hundred shIps at l east
could be filled up with the wvheat now
stored In San Franeaco. Truly the Got.
den Horn Is a horn of nienty
The Shooting of LockWood.
The New York AStin of' WedIes.
tldy, u4jltainls the following ac
Coll 1t It le shoot i ng of Loek wood
ll that city oil tho (113' proviotis
"Yestel12ay% morning Coroner'
IernilN weit to Bel.0vtlou 1LOSpital
Ititl took the (iW morlem desposi.
tion l' ( Chareice Johnstonl lljoelk
n'ood, who was shot at 154 M1adi.
ionl strt by Marshl1l M1agimler
,M M olnlay eVt!111in1. Lock wood
15 2-1 yoars old and at nataivo of
"olth1 Catolina. Ho itdo t hiis
a t()n sati(iy night hist, wo
ad i party of 01 youn.g ladies and
'eitlem]en! in the Iouse whero I
ouled, 151 ladison street. I as
%*ell as others, drank considerable.
\ L : o'cloi 811iu-1y 1n0u li,-I I
ook a Fw inlvited ladies to their
tome at. 133 'r na st reet. I thien
vent b:wek to mly bonalin ,g house.
rriving Lbere at 7 o'clock in thi
iorning. I met several of the
Ilrty inl tho parlor, and I wvent to
liss Brown, a young lady with
vhom I had had soio misund14e'
tand1(ing s,omli timle ag4o, anld told
er that fle should not b angry
vith me any more, tind to let bv.
lonles bo passod, as I wianted to he
riendly with everybody. While
aki1ng to her, Marshall Magri.
ler, who was sittiig n101ar' her,0(1id
o me1 'you have no right to speak
* hter. while I am proseit.' lie
hen puslied mo back. Whilo he
ras1 .pushing me back I slapped
iin in the Face. lie then said to
no, I'll shoot you liko a (log, as
-of] alre, Oin Monday.' I thon went
o my room and ti oppd ttoppod uni til ,e
,fternoon. On Monday I went, to
Ily worc ais priliter oil tho (Clipper,
ii the Clipper building in Centre
t et. Not enring to work, I took
wallc and ret.tirtiod homo aboutt,
O'clock, anlid laid dOw1n for a
otiplo of' hours.
"'At about 6 o'clock in the eve
ing, MAgr uldo~r Caile to my 10011
nd said to me: 'Leookwiood, I
old you that I would shoot you
ike a -- log, as you are. Now,
-- you, I will (10 it.' So Saying,
1o shot at m--at iy face, a1s I
hought-but, h1e miisscd. I then
tepped toward him, wheti he
gain shot, at me. This took effect
n my abdomon. I then becamo
I lco1sciolus, and I thinc I fell.
TIhen I rocovored consciousness,
Jagriider Faid '--- you, I told
-mi that I wonld shoot you, and
have dono it. You have got
nopigh now. I shot you, and I
.m glad of it.' Ito said that inl
he preselneo of' several persols.
had no pistol, not' any other
veapon about me at the timte, and
avo nover had since I Came to
his city. I came to this city
boit, i year ago. 1t1n it imantive
' Spartalburg S. C. I never had
.nly quari'Cl with Magi'udor, and
ather liko him.
'C. J. LOCKWOOD.'
"The jutry found in accordance
vith this statemOnt, and Coroner
.orman comitted Magruder to
"A roporter visited Magruder
n his cell yeostetrday. lie was
.Ianding at the dloor', wit,h hat and
vorc1coat on, ats if' rcady to stop at
nec in to freedom. lI appeairanlce
10t iot unprJlop)ossessin1g, about
ve f'oot tein inches in height, and
paro'ly built. Trei10 was nothing
n mtotuld 0or featur'o that indicated
he dosper'ato character evidencod
>y his crime. IIis eyes wVoro somc
vhat sun ken, and the black circles
round thorm miight be attr'ibuted
ither' to the habittual (dissiplationt
if his life or to a night made 810oop.
es8 by thoughts of' his crime.
rlhcre was nothing in his demean
r to indicate the l atter' cause, as
as manner and matter' of speech
'vinced a coolness that the most
asuail commtientator onl such a
led could scarcely have attained.
"Whien asked if he desir'ed to
nake any statement Concerning
he affair', lie said that lie belijeved
1o did not just then. The f'act
vas lie did not feel quite well, and
ad rather not talk about it. Ini
'eply to questions about his histo
'y, he stated that he was born in
lie teighborhood of Lynchburg,
Va., and had been a r'esident in
his city for some ninio years. IHo
~amo of' the same family as Gen.
rah J. B. Magruder, the Confed
r'ate leador'. Having given these
inswors, he turn'ted to the rounds.
nan and asked 'if anything more
tad been heard about that ---'
orking his head to indicate the
iictimn. The roundesman could
give him no0 news, atd told him
o, adding, 'lie may get over it,.'
'I hope lie maty,' rejoined the
>rtsoner, in a tone as devoid of
'eoling and apprehension as if he
and nio possible interest in the re
mitt. Hie then inquired htow long
would he have to stay whoro lie
was. The roundaman stated prob.
Ibly until the rosuilt of the injuries
iotuld be known, unless thley want
id the victim to Identi fy him.
There Is no use of that,' said the
trisoner', with some animnation.
Tlhe abootilng is admitted. Out.
idors may not think as I do, but
fool justified in ohooting him.
LIe slapped me in the face, and
hen with a theatrical ai. told me
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Notices of meetings, obituaries and tributes
af respect, same rates per square as ordinary
Ipeclal notices in local column 20 cents
Advertisements not marked with the num
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and charged accordingly.
Special contracts made with large adver.
tisers, with liberal deductious on above rates
FoA PAr.wri g
Done with Nestness and Dispatch.
to get satisfaction. I told him
that I Vold ; to go fixed, as I
wouild shoot hin on sight. I kept
my word. It is n0t, my fault that
he had tiot a pistol I0th him. I
tol him to have onle. I wont for
satisfitetioi. Tie coolnoss wVith
which this was said isindescribablo.
AS he0 seemed to have 'had hiislsay)'
I$o iloH,t. was made to induce
It was thought last evening that
Lockwood night recover, but the
ebabceSd as him. Tihe ball
s beyond the reach of probes, and
l n' stirgeons Vill make no flrlther
eflort ho extract it. It is thought
t hat t le 10f't kidney is injured, a3 iS
11iso I he lower part of' the spinal
chord, or somo of' the nerves
emergig f r it."
A Gigantic Railroad Schome.
Another extremely ambitious
raoilroad1I se mo1110 has boon in
troduced in the Senate in tho
9hapo of' a bill to incorpo
rato the "(ront Northorn and
Soulthern Hailroad- Corn panly.",
T.his is 11uderstood to bo a por
tion of the remarkablo railroad
project recently introduced in the
Unlited States SenatO by Mr. Saw
3er, of this Stato, wVhich proposes
to au1thorizo tle coistruction of' a
railroad f'romll Port R1oyal, S. C.1
to tho Ohio River, with certain
Very extraordintry priviloges and
immuillnities, amlong whiichel -0Ox.
emlptionl from11 Pedoral taxationl
the right to engage in any sort of
business w'hatever, and the right
to consolidato by purchaso or oth
erwiso with any other railroad.
Tho bill also contemplates tlo in
(orporation of the Comlipanly in
oneh of' the States through which
it is proposed to construct, the
road, and it is understood to be
in puruaneeo of' this plan that the
present hill was introducod by
Senator lLollinishead, of Abbeville.
The bill proposes to incor>orato
the "Great, Northern and outlth
ern iailroad Company," with au
thority to build a railroad froml
Port Royal on the Atlantic coast
through the Counties of Heaufort
A bb)evillC, A n clersont, Groonvillo
and Pickens, and the States ot
North Carolina, West Virgfinia
and Tenneso to the Ohio 1River
at the mouth of the Big Sandy.
The following commnissioner's are
designated to open books and re
ceive subscrip)tions: In Pickonis
County, .Jatmes llagowood ; in Ab
bovillo Couanty, James S. Cothran,
W. Joel Smith, Jeroe Iollinshead
and .J. 1F. C. D)uPro. Th'le capital
stock of the company is fixed at
$1,500,000 in twenty-five dollar
shares, with author'ity to increaso
the sanme in the discretion of the
directors andl to issue mortgago
bonds and establish a sinking f'und
for their redemption. Express
p)ermissio)n is given to any county
through wvhich the road is to pas
to subscribe to the capital 8tocic
of' the company upon01 a popular
vote in favor of' such subscription,
aind to pay therefor either by the
issue of' bonds or by the levy of' a
special tax. The company is to
be exetmpted from State taxation
for (lhe period of twenty years,
and the bill prtovidCs that th-e
property of' the road shall not af
ter that period be assessed at more
thtan its actual cost. The bill also
cotntainas a numb Il er of other cur-ions
and( utnusutl pr-ovisions, which, ta
ken altogether, promise, if' they
are p)assedl, to constitute one of
the most valuable franchises that
were ever granted. Section9
prloscribos that the p)resident and
dlitrector' of' the company shall
take oath that they will wvell and
fatihlf'ully discharge their duties.
Another section declares that it
"shall not be lawflul fot' any other
roadl to run 'latterly' (thoe suppo
sition being that the author means
laterally) within fifteen miles of
the r-outo adopted by the com
pany. The rates of freight are
fixed atthirty-five cents por~ hun
dried weight, or ten cents per cu
bie foot for each one hundred
miles, andl the rate of passenger
fare is fixed at five cents por1 mile.
The bill also provides that the
said company shall possess "such
additional powers as may be con
veniet" f'or the dlue and success
flu uxecution of' the powers grant
ed in this chattr, and for the con
str"-tion and management of the
wor a, and a provision is made
that the charter shall not be
amoendablo by the General Assem
bly except upon the unanimous
petition of' the president and the
directors of' the company.
A rural gentleman, standing
over a register m a Dan bury store,
attracted genoral attention to him
self by observing to his wife:
"Mariar I guess I'm going to have
a f'ever, I feel such hot streaks a
runnin' up my legs.
An Ohio man sleeps'with a pis
tol under his pillow. He awoko
the other night from a dream of
buglars and found the pistol Ia his
hand and a bullet in his-leg.
The capital of the ten natlofial bank.
in North Carolina amount, to $I,959,.