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Vol. IX. WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 25, 1873. No. 25.
EVERfY WEDNESDAY MONING,
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BY THOS. F. GRENEKER,
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Good night-goo,1 night
The hour of pa-tiag brig< II' hour of
Be thy lteep CahinI and I ep,
A spell of down on silkeni eyelids laid;
ceen our pillos S distAiCe only se0tuII,
And il.trkness is as a tr:n;p.xreint side,
And sweetest speeches silences enelose,
Like rose.' perfutne folded in the rose
Growing intense as silence deeper
g r. ws:
Gocod-rnigh t-goodl nighr
These parting words are but a tender chean;
For still we know that whether we may
Bev%ond arm's reach, or uide as worlds
Together we shall throb at each heart-beat;
Thrilled by the s.ie electric d-irt,
Shot fron the arch-god's arched bow,
Throu.h either bosoni' wl of snow
Forever anl forever be it so
* ?e!ercb Af0rU.
MY COUSIN'S LOVERS.
Myf Cousin Hfortellse wsVery
handsome, ant . grCat flirt te
I was a little fellow then, and
didn't know what that ieait, but
flortense W:aS a good natured
girl as ever lived, but it seemlis as
iIatulral as3 her p)tLLIZnCSS for a
pretty girl to flirt.
)- CoU.sin had three lovers.
Sihe had scores of them for that
matter, but there were three who
really seemed resolve I that they
Wou1id not t.ike -1o" for an an
F-ir-st anlidforemost, because of
his moiney, and because my uncle
favored him, was Mr. C'lemnens
"thler Luke," Hortense called
imU ini derision. isi name was
Luke Clemens, and he was old
entoulgh to be llortense grandfatth
er* for that matter.
Why lhe wanted a bloomiin g
younng girl for a wife at his age
inobody knew. Bitt he was very,
liis ho-use stood on an emiinernce
just out of town. andii looked like
a greatt white marbale pa:lace.
it was furnished in the mest
extrava'ganit and huurtiious5 style,
and to see the inide of it was
enoutgh to mnake any woman ex
pire with desire to be mistress of
Hotes cud o withstand
Sagreed to matrry Fathner Luke for
the sake-of it, but not yet.
Nex:t on thne list was TIvyall
Ford. TIayna!l Ford was French
Ion his mother's side. Hie had long
b!aek hair, silky and fine as a
woman's and he partedl it in the
mniddle anid comnbed it straightI be
hind his cars as a woman might.
.It gave him -' very odd loo1k, ta
ken in -I conectionl withi his zed
cheeks aund heavy mnoustacheC.
Ue liad not a ghost of a e:banlce
of wh!in ilg HIortense. thoug ' he
would not see it, for- neither my
tunele nor miy cousint liked him.
ifortense used to say it madc
her shiver only to look at him,
and I w~as afra~id of him myself.
lie used to mttter ini French, and
hiss out shatrp) words under his
breath whmen lie was angry, that
mnade me want to shr iik away out
of his sight.
iIe was not wzec at my unt
ele's house, but ther-e was no ex
eus~e for- tr-eating him i otherw ise
thtan courttuly,> anrd be c-amei of
a line family, so lhe c-ontintued to
COmej and vex my c-ousin with at
teintion]s which heo would not see
wet-e not mecrely unwelcome but
Ilortenise hal been to blame in
the fi rst place, for she hnad siiled
oin him, anid played withI himt at
ir.t in a mocst unjustitiable man
She did all shne couIld to discour
aige him, but. it was too late.
Last diwasPhijl 1)ering, dear
y6ungest of tbemi all, but that was
a fashioni llrise and1( 1 had of
talking aboutt himi. In her secret
heart, mny wicked litte fi nm of a
coutsin h(ired Phil.
Butt aLs he waLs poorest of the
lot, as well as tIne hiandsomnest,
eleverest, and kindest, she had
not the smjallest idea of ever mar
ryving him. Phijl and I wvere great
I can't describe Phil to y-ou, but
h te was hiandsomie-such~ b,rght
.titr es,5 su~ch dark warmng
a kind, pileasanIt vomeg,
clh of strength il it
c think it, would be
n~~e while to have
ha m worh Iwere in troui
as s,, an .*.*. alo:ig
iear nahi s:l% Soietil)(e-m whien 'lie
Was m a graious m11ood,and would
let h im talk to her:
i-ytm never. will ilarry Father
Luke, Irtense. I kiow you will
not. If you Idon't I will wait."
Tihe words were overheard by a
servant, and quoted a hist him
with f ital tie:ning atterward,
but I don't know how any one
would inagitic anytinigii, evil in
them ; they were spoken so sweet
!y, and his eyes regarded my cou
il's blushif, dlowneiast Ca<-e with
sM:uh fonidiless as COUld have hid
den noth ing sinister.
Hortense must have vacillated
somewhat, probably a great deal,
between the old man with all his
rmoney, and dear, handsome Phil.
But at last, as I have said, he
tween her longings after the fine
house, and her fitther's insistaneo,
she said yes to Father Luke.
She told Phil herself, when tlhe
bargain was fairly made-told him
with a saucy, cruel l:uhI and a
mocking brightness in her bird
Phil turned whiter than his col
lar, and gave her such a look
not a woid. but one look, then he
went away, and left me and her
standing there togiether.
IIorte0*e grew a little pale;
woRenI don eIel such things as
mlenl (14). 1 thiink they aire selfish
naturally, and their ediuation
makes them more so. She Icoked
down at me1 and sililed, and her
lips trembled, but sie looked so
biiditly. prepruily defianit of iy
p)OCr Phil aid his sorrow, that I
turned my back on Ier and s.aid I
hated her. She laughed aloud at
'1f voiu hate mue because you
love Pii ii. Cuisinl Dick, here's a
kiss for you, arid I wish 1 was
VO . Ii.i
And with a kiss she was gone. I
I ran after Phil but I could not
Cvmi ng back throu gl th le sru -
bery though, I stumbled almost
Sporn somebody else--Iuiy nall Ford.
The mnan looked like a ghost
with iis ghastly fitce, hIs set
wvhite teeth. and his flaming eyes.
is hair looked as though tie had
been tearing it with his hads. I[e
had got the news of Ilortense'S
engagemeit, touigl who told him
or'it, if any body did, I never
Ile nmigit have gathered it from
a ebance word or str;ty look.
There was a dinner party at my
unle's that day, and when tie
comIpany was gathered, nobody
was missing but Phi!. Ie haMd
gone home. Hortense was never
SO gay, I am sure, or so beauti
fiI. Raynall Ford, self-possessed
and entlemanly, and not looking
much like the half-wild individual
I had scen in the shrubbery-was
more smiling and affable than his
wont. His hair flowed sleek and
shining cither way from tire p)art
ing, arnd on his cheeks glowed two
round sp)Ots of scarrlet that seemed
twin flames. ITe was very nmerry.
So were they all indeed.
But I could only think of Phil,
when tihe ladies arid gentlemen
quitted the dinirn-room, I crept
away and got my hat. IHortense
caeC to mie as I was putting it
on. arnd asked where I was going.
"To find Phil,' I saidl crossly.
Anud shre, niever suspecting that
he had gone home, said softly:
"Ifbat is a good little Dick,"'
and kissed me as she tradl before.
But this time she left my check
wet with tears.
"Shall I tell Phil you cried?" I
asked with childish wisdom, and
feeling myseit suddenly endowed
with new importance.
Hortense looked back over lien
white and dimpuled shourlders as
she was leavi rg me, and she seemi
ed to hesitate. TPhuen she said with
We tell him, dlear; but not that
I said you might."
It was thick dtusk when I reach
ed tle road; going down tIre long
shrubbery walk; for I was little
Little did my cousin guess whrerec
I was reallyv groing. She imagined
that Phtil was about the groun rd
somewhere, whereas ire w~as miles
away, at his father's house.
I was only eight years old, and
I nad never been permitted to go
out 0n the openl road quite alone
ike this; burt flur from being afriard
I held up my thead and tried to
whistle. arid str-utted along as
t.oughr I had been a Major gerner
I dont know how far 1 had
walked or how long; I had a very
vague idea of the way, supposing
it had to follow the road. But I
had gone far enough to tire a lit
le f-low like me pr-etty thoi-ough
lv for whlen I sat down on a log by
the wayside to r-es, I presently
slipped ~down upon t he soit turf
ad sc-ieened by someC tall weeds
f-om the immeodiate view of any
passer by, went to steelp.
I muist have slept hours. -I was
woke by dazzling flash, and a sen
sation as though something hrad
urst in my bead, and then 1
ea-d groans, and there w as an
other flash and r-eport that made
~iwn jumpnl screaming.
The next I knew somllebody h:d1
poilnwed u1ponl me1.:ni wa still
;stiffing my sreais wiLb his hand.
It was a man with a black mask
on, as I could see by the moon
light, thl-ough I was too frighten
ed thenl to know what was a mask.
A gray-haired old man, too cov
ered with blood for ine to know
him as Mr. Clemens,. lay doubled
uip in a heap in the middle of the
I-oad. and a still sIloking revolver
was on the ground beside him. In
tlie distalce I could hear the
s o u n d of ret reatiig carriage
wheels, Mr. Clemens' horses ha.
ing taken fright and run.
The terror of my infaitilo days
had been a mysterious black man,
with whoim my nurse had beeii
wont to threaten me, but out of
whoze memory I had in a Iuas
urC growI until this revival of his
I stopped sCreaming in the in
ensity of my fi-ight at his bodily
appearance. W hen lie uncovered
mly mouti, I could only clasp my
hands and gasp
"Please, Mr. Black Man, I will
be good. Mr. Black Man!"
lie seemed to consider while
he held me fast, and while he con
sidered I could see his eyes shine
through tihe mask, and I remem
ber thinking in the midst of ily
terror how inucli the eyes were
like Raynall Ford's.
H[ had oi a long black, oil
cloth coat, with the collar turned
il) high, and though the sleeves
were very Iong, I could see a
strangely white and slender hand,
and on one of the finugers, glitter
ing like an eye of fire, a large dia
"H1e's got a ring like Mr. Ford's
too," 1 said to vself, with a shud
He put me upon the grourid
presently, and still holding my
hand, led ine rapidly away. A f
ter a little, seeing that I d;d not
step quiel.:ly enough (mny liil-s
were numbed with horror), he
took ime in his arms and strode ou
fastCr than before.
When he put me down again
it was in my uncle's grounds,
though I did not know it then,
and before he auitted ie he bent
down and said:
"Don't you know me, little
Dick? I'm Phil Dering.
I fell down on the grass where
hie left me, and at once became un
conscious. The sun was high
when I awoke and staggered to
W:rds the house, and ill) to the
blreakfast room where my uncle
was reading the Tb*es, and Hor
tense: doing the honors of the ta
ble. I shall never forget the
startled look she gave as I stood in
I was too exhausted to speak
for some time. and when I could
talk, must have given a most (is
jointed accoun~t of what I had un
But it was, in its fragments, of~
a nature to cause my uncle to go
out with a coup)le of servants to
the road upon which I had been.
They found old Mr. Clemens ly
ing quite dead (lie hiad been shot
twice), and laying by him wvas the
fatal weapon by which he had
It was Phil Dering's revolver
ad that mrninng Phil was arrest
ed for murder.
1 lay ill for some wveeks andl de
lirious. I don't know what I talk
ed about, but whatever I said, it
about broke my cousin's heart,
and she would have kept every
one but herself atway from hear
ing me, if she could.
I1 should not have knowvn Ho
tense she was so changed.
W~hen I began to get hetter, I
improved rap)idly, and was soon
strong enough to play about
again. Then one day my uncle
took me in the carriagc to the
trial-Phil's trial for- the murder
of' Mr. Clemens. Hie talked to me
all the way, and tried to make me
understand about an oath. and
that I was to tell before a great
mIany people all that I could re
meber about the night Mr. (Ce
mens was murdered. Though I
did not want to talk abhout it at
first, it had becen so terrible, 1 was
pesaded by my uncle's gentle
talk, and promised to do so as he
wished. I was not at all pre
)aed, however, to see Phil thiere.
Nobody had explained to me
about h,im, and when I saw him
whom I loved so, rind had not seen
fo- so long, looking so pale and
thin, so sad and car-eworn, and
when he smiled at me in the old
fashioned way, only so sorrowvful
ly I don't know what made me,
but I turned awvay my head and
By and by they coaxed me
quiet, and after I had kissed the
little book, I told my story in my
own way, little suspecting that
they were calculating upon my
childish evidence to finally convict
P~hil of the murder.
Nobody inter-ruphted 0or qutestion
ed mec till I had finished, atnd thle
court was so still that you could
have hear-d a pin drop. I had for
'rotten nothing, and beiniga
my setting out to go to Phil, I told
thm aot my groing to sleep by
the rowside, :L<d Wliat :1W0ke rme,
:ind I told all about the "Black
Man," as I ca!!ed him, aid what
lie said to In when he put mie
down in my uncle's grouids.
There .-vas an eiden't sellsation
in the court at. this pirtion of iy'
tale, aind everybody looked at P11il
:nid RLaynll Ford, who had1 stool
where I had not seen him bef'ore.
pressed forward, and putting a
slender hand U)n the railinrg,
leaned quite over that he night
see Phil's face, arid gave one of
his hah'audible FrOiench hisses. lIp
on that hand glittered the ringI
r-emermibered so% well.
It was only natural, I suppose,
that I should add to my already
finished recital tl:t the nyste
rious 'black n:i" had a riig like
There was another sensation
then, and RLayrali Ford turned
Upoll ie, showing his white teeth
as if lie would have torn rue. I
wa b3t a child, and scarcely re
covered frfm a long illness. As
that man turned toward me thus,
I saw. or secrned to see, the eyes
of that terrib;e being whose arms
ha,l clasped nie that never-to-be
forgotten nlight, and whose shape
of telrror had printed itself in let
ters of torture upon my childish
. I cried out sharply:
"It is t lie black mani ! Don't let
him get iie!" and cowered help
le 4sly in mv uncle's arms.
There was a wild commotion in
an instatit. Raynall Ford made a
guilty dash for the door, and when
somebody stopped him, put the
muzzle of a loaded pistol to his
lips and blew his brains out.
Phil was acquitted. Three
years afterward he and Hortense
Taynall Ford had stole-n Phil's
revolver on purpose to fasten sus
picion on him, and had disguised
himself as Air. Clemens' coachian
having ftlt drugged tle real dr1i
Ie had shot the old man first
in the carriage, but the old man
had mianaged to ret out into the
Then he jumped off the box and
fired the scond time and killed
A QUEER HITORY.
More years ago than almost
anybody now here can remember,
ther" lived onl the east side of the
river a fLmily consistiing of the
mother and several small children.
At the time when our story be
gins there were no bridges acros
the Huron. and at seasons of high
water a sort of scow attached toa
rop)e stretched across the stream
was used as a ferry. The womran
of whom we speakl was eimployed
on the west sidc of the river, and.
by some means y.'as thrown. oul
of' the scow while returning home,
as well as another passeng'er
arid both were dIrow~ned. Thus
these small clhldren were left
wholly uneared for, except by the
casual assistance of the very fe~
and scattered em igrants.
The body of the seconid persor
drowned was recovered abnost
imminediately, whiile that of the
womfani was not found until some
time, when the water had subsid
ed. D)uring this period the chil
dren, too small to fully, realize how
their mnothiercould be thus sudden
ly snatched away, especially a lit
the girl amnong them, disconsolate
ly strolle-d up and down the strean
calling for their protector. With
shiat care they got they grewv t(
mani and womanhood, but amielan
choly had settled upon the gil,
which niever left her, and at length
she was placed, with the hope o
recovery, in an institution in the
State of New York. .Eventually
the male children became the own
er-a of 150 acres of land m2 thi:
county, on whbich there is a gooc
house. barn,-ete. They then, sent
and brought t heir sister back tc
live with them; and the faimily
whose wvhole history it would
be too long to follow, consisting
of two men and the sister, still
cing togrether and live almost a
solitaires. But the greatest sin
gularity is their rep)ugnance t
ivingt in a house. It will seem
incredible when we say that, with
a comfortable houfse of' their own
two of them hi a v e liveid thc
whole winter, and are still liv
ingand sleeping. out of' doors.
One yielded to the weather, o
the imp)ortunlities of the neigh
bors, and t o o k lodging in I
house: the others continue thei:
strang'e way of liviing. How dc
they live, the reader is ready t
ask, with the thermomneter 30
below zero ? Their kitchen is ar
enclosure of logs, s imply breast
high, without the least sign of'
roof. The logs serve to kecj
awar cat.tle and animals. Their
sleeing apartmnenits, not in thi
in;osure, an-c rails and logs lal
ill slanting, so as to leave a low
holow, which is filled with au
tnmnal leaves. in which they bury
thmlve' d(eply. ali as it seemI
Wm111 mlv. This mode of life is their
choiee, for at tle S:tme time that
iey (,at in an open Pen. and sleep C
In leaves, a teIaNit o)cU)ies their V
house and a well kept horie lies
in a warm stable.
Under ill tlhese ciremnstances
such is their respect :mong their I
fieighbors that the latter feel the if
-'elm utanee. ot natural politeness 0
a-ainst a ny pITSiIg illterference 0
with their doimestica ffairs. But i
many is the aIxiOUS look on otir t
fleree w*i*y mornings east to- h
w.ard the woods, where these al- e
most hermits are known to be. to u
see if tile smoke of their breakfast o
fire is curling among the trees, or 0
whether its nbsence indicated that tl
they were stiffly frozen in their 0
wintry bed?. Up to the pre-sent S(
lime their smoke stifl Curls, and p
long may it wave. We like origin- d
.3y, and soinething out of the Ll
commonplace; but here is a psy. b
chological study for sonebody. o:
It is very evident that those chil- a
dren. by thiir misfortunes -nd n:
eircumstances, received a bend, a
a mental distortion, that no subse. ri
quenit experience or training can %
correct. We could give the names ti
of principals and witnesses in this e
singular ease, but it is nt necs- a
sary as the scene is so near that t
i any man about here can verify it a
for himself, and names would be %
no corroboration to distaint reald- a
ers.-Ypsilaniti ylick.~) S,entinEel.. u
POWER OF .11EMORY. c
DI. Johnson, it is said, never e
forgot any thing lie had seen, I
heard or read. Burke, Clarendon, a
(ibbon. Locke, Tilotson, were all v
distin(Iishled for strength of mem
0ry. When alliing to this sub- a
I ject, Sir William lfamilton ob- u
serves:-For' intellectual power of f:
the highest order, none were dis- n
tinguished above Grotius and Pas
cal: ; rotius and Pascal forgot no- t
thing they had ever read or 0
thought. Leibnitz and Euler were n
not less celebrated for their intel
li'enee than for their nemor'y; e
and both could repeat the whole li
of the "Encid." Donollus knew fl
the "Corpus Juris" by hear-t; and s,
yet lie was one of the profoundest 0
and most original speculators in
juriisprudenee. Ben Johnson tells k
that lie could repeat all that hc
had ever written, and the whole
books that he had ever read. 0
rtemistoeles could call by their r
n a i e s the twenty thousand
citiztmS of Athens. Cyrus is re- t
ported to have known the name of'
every soldier in his army. Ior- a
tenlsius (after Cicero, the greatest
orator of. Rome), after sitting a e
whole day at a public sale, cor- t
reetly enunciated from memory d
all the things sold, their prices ij
and the names of their purlichas- v
crs. Niebuhr, the historian, w~as e
no less disting~uished for his mnem- h.
orv than for his acuiteniess. .lu his .
youth lie was employed in D)en
mark. Parf of' a book of accounts
having been destroyed, he irestor-t
ed it by an ettort of mem9ry.
Th'le following old but good ar1
tiele, conlveys a good idea of the
pleasure- anid ease attending and
editing of'a newspaper: pla
"Editing~ a1 paper is a very pe
sant thing .1f it contains too
muchli political matter, people
wont have~ it ;if it contains too
little, thiey won' hai ve it. If' the
type is to2 largce, it don't conitain
enough reamdingr mattter; if the type
is too smiall, they can't read it. .lf'
w'e pu bisli telegraphi repoirts, folksr
say they aire nothing but lies; if
w~e Omit them, they say we have
no enterprise, or suppress them
forpoliti cal effect. If' we indulge
in a few jokes. folks say we are no
thing but rattle-heads; if we omit I
joe,tey say we are old fossils.
Pf w pblish or-igi nal matter, they!a
blame us for not giving thiem
original selections; if wve publish ,
originial selections, folks say wc
are too lazy' for not giving them
what they- have not read in some
othei pai'. 1f we give a man a
comp)limfentary notice wve are can- t
sured for beinig partial; if' we do
not, all hands say we are a great i
bog. if' we speak wvell of any acta
folks say that we dlare not do oth
erwise; if we censuire, they call us a
traitor. If we stay in our officea
and attendl to business, folks sayl
we are too proud to mingle w~i tha
our fellows. If we do nut pay ali
bills prompltly, folks say we arei~~
not to be tirlsted; if we do pay
pi-omptly. they say we stole thie I
-A friend says: (;oinig to Cape
May the other day, we saw a man
leaing over the railing of the up
per dleck, andl with violence givng
to th:e winds thme contents of his
stomach. Jiist at this juncture
one of' the boamt's officials wvalkingi
briskly by, asked in a p)atronizinig
manner, "sick sir?" YBu don't
suppjose I'm doing this for fun do
you?" said the poor' fellow inidig
namnt ly, as soon as be coul recov
ei his breath. ---
F.,a)'d for thle imnaginationl-F'ancy
PATRONS OF HUSH.NDR.
The following letter from the
eneral of the National Grange
-ill be read with interest:
GOUVEN:UR, N. Y.)
May 2:3, 1873.
Hirona 0 TIE UTICA MORNINii
I FR T.D: H aving seen an editorial
I tle 1 ero opiinig the order
tPatrions o lusbandryas wicked
r Iyranniial, and many t limes hav.
ig had my attemion called to
le fact tilat others of like import
ad appeared. I write you. It is
Vident that you are not)t aware
'hat our order i-. Tbe discussion
I partisan politics is fo*:-biddezn by
oi r constitution, vet we lieivevk
mt we. as men (not as P,atr'Is
[1I ushamiry.) should, as a du1ty.
:an very c osely the acts of' our
ublic servanits: that we, as pro
eers, while we furnish f*ood for
ie millions, fight our iiation':
:Lttles,. defend its liberties in Lime
' danger, should, of a right, have
i! equal shaie as such in the
aking of those laws by which all
re governed: that we have a
ght to Ldemand that, in all things
'hether political or otherwise,
ie principles of common hon
ty shall not be wholly ignored.
nd to place ourselves in a posi
oi to enforce tbat demand. We
eknowledge the fact that mind
'ill always triumph over matter
nd that an active mind whose
'hole thought is to gain the pro
ts of our toil will always be sue
assful so long as we, like the ox,
opend only on our muscular pow.
r; but we find that the Great
iler has given us brains also.,
ud if' He has given us them. it
-as that we might use them.
'rue, we have men of active minds
nd of great wealth arlrayed against
s but we begin to realize the
Let that they cannot eat their
oney, and hope that ere many
ears pass away, we will be able
) show the great kings of monop
ly that there is in our order a
iost noble conception, that a
rinciple is about to be born. Yes,
en Iarmers are bjginnig to be.
eve that they can, in a measure
y their own kite, and perhaps
>ar as high and continue as long
n the wing as though we should
oUntinue to hang at the tail 01
ites of others.
We see a vast river of' wealth
Intinually flowing from the hands
f the needy into the hands of' tie
w who already vpossess their
illions. Now. we inean to sI.op
hos waters, by legislation ii we
an; if not, by some other honoI
ble means. We know no party ;
ut we consider it the duty of all
onnected with us to, outside of'
lie grange, see to it that the can
idates of all parties be men of'
itegrity, whose interest is the
.elfar'e of'the people and not politi
ali ring-masters. Men profit from
nowledge gained by others; the
team engine was not brought to
erfection by one man, but each
f its inventoi's took hold where
he f'ormer left off. So, too,
'iLh rascality, each has taken
old where the other left off. un
i it seems to have outstripped in
erfection thec steam engine; but
ingle-handed man couldl not have
nade rascality such a science, but
bo y have combined-comnbinied
o fleece those who earn thejir
read; and there remains no safe
y for the pr'oducer but to comn
ine also, and too, as thior'ouighly
.s those arrayed against him.
et our society is not for the far
nr alone, but for' all whose inte
est is with u.s.
In the grange, also, we are
aught to advance the interests
f' education. In shoprt, the 4;range
f' Patrons of' Iusbandry is for
he elevation of' the masses social
y mentally, morally and fi nan
ially, adwe hope that the press
f' no political party will so oppose
s that we shall be compelled to
egard them as nmur enemies.
C. D). 1BE EMA..
encral National Grange P. of HI.
An Irishmian had a dre:nu wich
aght himu tihe danger of delay. "1
reamed," said he. '41 was wid the
>ope, who was as g.reat a jintlem~an as
ny one in the district; an' lie axed
10 wad I drink. l'Thiuks I. wad a
uek swim? and seeim' thec lanishowen,
ud lenmons, and suga?r on tihe side
'ard. I told him I didn't care it' I tuk
wee dhirap of punch. "Could or
ot?" axed the Pope. "Hlot, your
oliness," I replied; and b)e tha:t lhe
tepped down to the hithehien for the
ilin wat lr; but before he g.ot baiek I
roke strai'ght up' And owisdis
rsinig me I didn't t1ke it could?''
-'Do you cast things here!'' in
uired a chap the other day as lhe
auitere~d into a foundry ant ad
ressed the proprietor. "Yes we
Io' "You cast all kinds of' things
n iron, ehi ?" was next query.
Cortainly; don't y'ou see it is our'
uiness?" "Ah! well, cast a
hadowv, will you !" He wvas cast
T[he defahulting hiier of' theL
everc Bank of Boston returns S25,
40. aud now expects the bank to
C iPT.'N (.LK 's wTORY.
A -F.N-AND-INK 1-ICTU'Ri: (F TE E:
C.APTI ! :D t'llFF.
Boyr,:s C.mP. Jun ,.
I h:il :m interviewv w.ithr (:pt
J:aAthsc th., edu of ;1n
int.-rprettr. .\t fir-;t Ie s retie ti;:
inl fat, t itd not even n(otice n.e.
Fii:llyhi%. h ie rt Ti, pi l o'
hiin: . d t:dk. 11 fir. r n i n
nlailt.Oion t:-hil l, . l it
Il:al h i f. el e:m to . b el
likec a.lrao , , e w, aid t th
Sli. :.ndiad iirdeeai :,erunninawr:.
a d het, spkv his hy- saalp(. oI w
ted a v;-r litt in hid r:s . iedi
itl: !u i to p taj btt lhit tt.; itng
Ike d.eined to answer. \\i. I :edt
him his:e "e a: nwet u:l -rnthis
:it le s this viX, a.! i - te
)f his Pae br:ad thSe ,,f hli
ple. whren ferene. ut th. Bu.
Wright afr.iy. lie taid that tehe
vite el murdered his people yeiars
lar, anid that what e 'lia done wvas
>N Ii in iaylllt OfA is bts. lie did
lot enter ito detahes. Lut left the in
:erpreter (1r-fced 1harly") to
atcll up tae :try. A critic:d tud,
>f'Jack's fatco corruburats the ipres
ion deriend nt first sight. He is th
haou.E ndoi:. bis head it lare
uite i are, and set firmly mn hi:
dioulders. Hlis eyes are bhick and
>right, :nd his face bread with proni
ient cheek boues. ills nose it comt
ietrical -.ind slighitly aquilino. s lis
ips uare thin. eleau cut. and combined
.vith is chin. idicate thin t v r solu
enss of purp ose tat has Won him
mieh notoriety. 1B;is copltxion is
lark, ard his lace has a pleas:mt ok.
rake himl inl all, hie is a "triking, mlan.
plceW him aikod the atindi. and (he
6VoIuild be taken fula c ehienf aty ob
rerving stranger. Th;.se w?.ro have
ee him do not wonder that hie is the
cader of the 'Mcdoes. Thiouzlh in i
i:ins and on the brink of etrnity
be is yet f.ared and respected by the
Ifans aht him. Iis nearest com
puiou in chains, Schonchin. is Abou'
ift years of a-e. is wrinKleed, WI has
he villian depicted in every line of
dis face. te wears hi- hair shrt, and
,tands about five feet in his ouc(a
sis Boston Charleo it about twen
ty-five years o)ld. H1i, face, is (.xpres
sioniless. jnck wold -ttenmt to e.S
tea oi e (if e chadce, even Iat te
ris:k of being shut down. ProbablY
ne nver re.dized tla his dtl as,:,q
invit:ble until the iron were plad
ol hei feet. Your-ace harlev t
Jgck tol oi coul pet w:.r wleu
thle White menCI were asleep. This was
befor a the iions were brou-t into use.
Gecae D.i, is satigfied that Jaok
did try to e tcape last night, and
through the aid of confederates u the
Outside. for uOU sX:anpit of hi
shackles this nin a it was fued
that Oae Of the ri.,ts had been filed
nearly in two. 11is ponly aro con
finted. it0 brtn, tda
intntl as ite nglahow wla
eai our oot cabeimaly stofit
btt thetre You ay in impreso
get your foo oniy that way step
te into an oen fistotrial but that ie
besei yu stocingtl eis dap,o
that hae note sar t rit. aqi
the shomakegss that a yu
gstat yourn toe stand up to it,d
anhe os in sietleoote
from aooemucr-box tohedbt yo And
ts you atays thupwt andpnewn
yorboot, and artly trul ilurelf
tirp, adisappr e tcu in andas
unpleasantaner,el aiund eer
vein ain your start appers ho ae
atnith pit ei of Sn, alt the
he whime that dheaol willd
perfectly briew and havey to him.
Whein uotrlfoot hase bined stitck
btem nethr dis a fonieth mpresso
wit your moudth,ati yourvesp
lookes if byn weleelywbsring e
tater ede bawrefoot When quit
onas ooking ta.you kick usut
post to.r m ter rbsstitionar
aansho ah frondne, fora sopeing
ahe roesinai thet soeofthe fota
wirl stoon your weghe.: butheny
thes isolway bothew with a eness
bt,dthat the desroubean ie
Tean-you ttakth old ake undter
wlefeing that rhe hasldwis
pose lok briheto andopp woman,
ain utirbyo hae baclaed toa
ofwmadshoemakers ipdw tonr
p-stous inomeothr obstrlo.
co;11111 a VutinR:I I(. tel t per Cec t oil a1in.
Nutices of meeting$,obitUaies and triu S
of respec. :nera:e- !xr!!quare ;z ordm.t:y
Special notices in local column 20 cer-s
per i le.
A,lveri:ementi not marked with tse num
ber of1 insertions wi!l he kept in till forbid
and cliarged accordingly.
Special contr:cts made with large adver
ti6eri, Nri liberal deductious on above rates
Done with Neatness and Dispatch.
'WHY WDI JACOB WEEP3?
And J.acob kied Rachel, and
lifio-d :,,I is voice, and wopt.
It Rachel was a pretty girl. and
kept her face clean. we can't Zee
that Jacob haid uwh to weep
about-\ e YkrI G/da.
Hfow do vou know but that she
lapped: hir1 in the faCe ?-X. 0.
thke refuisai or llaich,! to allow, him11
t o k iss hier. again-/ j
It -i-; our opifiiol that Ja(-ol)
Welpt becau'vhLe he ladl't kissed her
befor,. :lui:-rt the timle he
G rean-v*'e,d:In t, all of ynul.
The fellowV b,4(Ilooed be,ca:use shl.
II( lidl noki-S ilin in r-etulr!).
Jacob was a man that labored
in the field. When lie kissed
Racel lie h:i ju-t returned from
his iabor-. :in! iai not wa<;hed his
lips. After he had soiled Rachel's
cheek lie wept 1>r flear she would
think he wvas One of the Tfree
No, gentlemen. none of*yoa are
colrect. I'he reason why Jacob
wept was. he wa. afraid She would
te. his eamm.-Jerey Telegraph.
May be she bit him.-Yazoo
May t not be that it was his
first attenpt at kissing? If so,
she ought to have bit him.
What a long list of innocents.
We know, for we have tried it on.
There were no tears shed, ant the
good book doCs not say there
were. It' was only his mouth that
watered, and the lifting of his
voice forced it out of his eyes.
Jacob we2pt! Yea, tears of joy!
For well he knew he might; vhen
Rachel. all confutsed, stoodl before
his ravished sight.--Louisr'ille
WVrong, wrong, one anid all of
ye ! Rachel was preserved by the
ILord. expressly for Jacob, and
the taste of' good pickle always
tetches the brine into Jacob's
eyes.--La<cw and Land lAdcertiser.
lie wept at his rashness in ren
dering himself liable to a breach
of promise case. He didn't want
to be hauled into court, and cried
about it.-Svre mercie Journal.
We'd weep) too. under the same
circumstances. If von don't be
l ieve us put us there. We weep
at the thought of it.-Lincolnr
Like Jacob, we have beenl there,
and we are nowv weeping for
We fully asgree with the Fulton
Telgral,a~s we likewise' have
been there and our only regret
now is that a favorable oppor'tuni
ty does not offer.
Jaccb wep)t from sympathy-he
felt it.-Sprinygield Ties
Weil p)erhlaps he felt it; but, as
the Neosho T/ines says, how do
you know. It is our opinion that
1Jacob discovered that Rachel had
a better looking sister and that
he had kissed the wrong one.
TIhat w ould make anybody weep,
unless he could get to kiss both of'
G;entlenmen, permit us to en
lighten you, Jacob wept because
it was over with so quick.
Simpletons, all of' you. Jacob
wept because lie had (lone the
thing on1ce so easy-, and then h:id
to wor'k fourteen years before ho
could do it againz.- Wa,rreni Eagle.
We give it up, unless old Laban~
caught him in the very act, arnd
he saw there was no chance to lie
abouxt it, as in the instance of th~e
Jacob wvept, that much we
know, because the Bible tells us
so; but why he wept God only
knows. he wept f'or mor'e-we
We'er not acquaintedl withI
Jacob personally. but know some&
thin" of' his characteristics.
Therefore wve think,
If .J:LCeob wept at all
lt was becau-e thte kiti wis all.
- Qitma~n Iladepiendent.
Oh' ! Qut ian:-y'ou naughty
man! J1aco'b wept bec'ause the
delicious titillation struck a tender
chord in his manly' breast. and lie
upheaved. We have been there
ourselves-not with Rachel, but
one as fair., although she said
"Mother says I mus'n't, George."
This was tear-rible.-Ghronicle.
All wrong. Jacob was fond of'
onions, this Rachel knew; she'd
been pealing some to make a stew.
We suppose that the pungens
odor, or perhiaps someC Onion e
got into .Jacob's eye, as'- this
caused himn to cry'.
rap Liepo newspaper has a para
bouhmt Ae?mus Ward Beecher.