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BY LEE 0. HARRIS.
'Twixt springtime beauty and autumn dews
A burning summer must intervene.
The morning flies and the night pursues,
But there's always a day of toil between.
'Twixt childhood's laughter and age's tears
Lies manhood's summer of sweat and pain.
The dawn of youth and the night of years
Are cleft by the struggles of heart and
'rwixt springtime flower and autumn fruit
A ripening summer must intervene.
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Shall sweeten the day that lies between.
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Are linke4 by the pleasures of heart and
A Double Plea of Guilty.
Tbat Amos Talburton married
the Widow Bamford for her money
was firmly believed by everybody
but the widow herself. She,
poor, simple body, never suspected
that day when he took her har..
and asked her to be his, that he
kad any other object than the
avowed ofpes pf devoting himself
to hei happiness and being a father
to her little boys.
The widow's fort.une was in
ready money, from all care of
which her' now psb4nd soon ro
lieved her; and before the honey
moon was over, Mr. Talburton
entered on his paternal duties
with an energy which soon con
vinced Charley and Robbie Bam
ford how exoeedipgly loose had
been their previous notions of
3fr. Talburton'o system was N
combination of those of Solomon
and Mr. Murdstone, proceeding on
the theory that the two most
ptect instrgtepts for the expul
sion of~ folly from the hieart of g
child are a rod of correction and
the Latin Grammar.
The elder boy, Charley, was a
warm-hearted, spirited lad ; a boy
o go through fire and water for
those he liked, but with a tempeg
that rebelled against injustice or
It soon became a state of con
stant weg eseg ,Chgley apd4
Mr. Talburton. The formier grew
relentless in his punishments.
Charley's mother ventured to
interpsde for him once;- but her
husband read her such a lecture
on the sin of inconsiderate mercy
that she never dared renew the
Bobbie yio g'as over g year:
younger than his brother, ~ got
along much better. Thbere were
twQ reasons for this ; he had
his mother's geni.e gispositioP,
and secondly, Charley's transgres
sions were so numerous that they
kept Mjr. 'f.ibQrton's attention
At sixteen Charley was a strong
nd well grown youth. More
than once, ai-ter receying chastise
ment, he had been heard to utter
threats; and one day he struck
back. A. violent~ battle ensued, in
which he was badly wrstp#, 49
not until he had left on his adver
sary's face divers marks of the
0,rceness of the contest.
That night the hqueehol was
aroused by the report ol a pistol.
Mr. Talbarton was found welter
ing in his own blood just outside
his study door, and the servants
who first reached the scene, as
they afterwapds testifie4, found
Robbie standing near the body
holding a pistol. The gas light
in the ball way bad been turned
p e.n the wild and dazed ex
presion of the boy's fae e
The wounded man died before
assistance could be summoned ;
and terror and fright threw poor
Mrs. Talburton into a swoon,
which, bappily, for' a season ren
dered her unconscious.
The police came and searched
the premises. One of thbe first dis
coveries made was that Charley's
,.t as vacant. His bed bore
traces of having been recently
occupied. But Charley himself
had not been seen since retiring
to bed early in the evening.
Robbie when questioned, ap
peared stupefied, and returned
no answers. The commission of
an act of violence seemed so
foreign to his character, that in
spite of appearances few were dis
posed to regard him with sus
picion. Still it was thought pru
dent to detain him till the tragedy
should be fully cekared up.
Next day the coroner's jury
began their investigations. In
addition to the facts already re
counted, it was shown that imme
diately after the murder all the
outer doors and windows were
found closed as usual-a fact
which pointed to an inmate of the
house as the author of the deed.
A dealer in firearms testified
that on the day preceding the
murder he had sold the pistol,
found with one chamber dis
charged in Robbie's hand, to
At this evidence Robbie started
up excitedly and spoke for the
tell you my brother is not
guilty!' he exclaimed.
'Perhaps then, you can tell us
who is,' said the coroner, dryly.
'I am!' the boy answered, with
the defiant look of one brought to
The case was soon closed, and
the jury were not lpng in re
turning their verdict that 4mos
Talburton had come to his death
by a pistol shot fired by the hand
of Robert Bamford ; and the pris
oner was immediately poramitted
The distracted mother retained
me to do what I could for her un
fortunate boy ; but the task look.
ed like a hopeless one. To all my
u?stionigg' Icoul get bgt one
Robbie persisted in asserting
his own guilt and the inuocence of
his brother, whose absence he at-'
tributed to his having run away
to escape his step-father's cruelty.
When asked as to L is possession
of thie pistol sold to Char-ley, and
the motive of the crime he fellwi
to his usual silence.
In due time my client was in
dicted and arraigned to plead. I
stepped forward to answer for him,
but before i could inter'pose tbe
boy biniself biad spoken.
'I plead guilty,' he said, in a
clear firm tone.
JWo, no!' crjed a voice thy
startled all who heard it ; 'it is not
he, but I, who amuguilty ;' and the
next moment Charley Bamford
stood a.t his brother's side. encir
cling him with his arm.
'Was it not I who ran away ?'
he went on, hurriedly, 'and my
pistol that was found ? Cannot
every one see thrat rpy pooi', dear,
generous brother wishes to screen
my life at the expense of his
own ?' -
Do not believe him !' broke in
Robbie ; 'it is be that would sac
rifice himself for me.'
'Let the prisoner be remanded,'
said the jtidge visibly moqved at
the scene; 'and let his brother be
detained. There is something
bp whbich requires explanation.'
And within a week the expla
nation came in a manner least ex
John Willis, an old servant of
the family was taken suddenly ill,
and soon lay at death's door. Be
fore he died he sent for a clergy
man, R. whomg ho told a story
which completely cleared up the
The day before Mr. Talburton
was killed Charley Bamford had
otfred to sell Willis apistol which
he latter bought for a few dol
lars. T1hat night Willis heard a
noise as of one stirring in the
house, and slipping from his room,
pistol in hand, he saw some one
moving stealthily in the lower
hall. It was long past the hour
at which any of the family were
likely to be up. Burglaries had
been frequent of late, and acting
on the first impiulse, and taking
tb best aimi hp could, by the dim
light, Willis fired.
Seeing the man fall he ran down
and turned up the gas, when to
his ...-r.. he discovered that he
had slain his master ! Tine pistoL
dropped from his hand, and hear
ing the approach of hurrying foot
steps, and fearing to be accused
of murder, he concealed himself in
the study, from which he did not
emerge till others had made their
appearance, the first being Robbie,
who picked up the pistol.
The strange conduct of the
brothers was now fully accounted
for, Robbie, who had seen the pis
tol during the day in the posses
sion of his brother, and in view of
his latter's fight ;hand bi: relations
with his step father. believed him
guilty ; and bad taken advantage
of the appearances against himself
to shield his brother.
Charley acknowledged that he
bad bought the pistol to defend
hiwself against his persecutor in
their next encounter ; but, chang
ing his mind, he determined to
run off to sea, for which' he raade
secret arrangements the same af
ternoon; and it was from-his first
voyage that he had just returned
on the day of Bobbie's arraign
Doubtless it was Charley's steps,
stealing down the stairs, and out
at the front door, which latched
itseif behind him, that b&d aroused
Mr. Talburton and the servant,
the former having remained in
his study that night to a later
hour than usual.
Mrs. Talburton's grief was great
ly mollified by the restoration of
her two boys; and this time she
is likely to remain a widow.
THE EXODUS REPORT.
No Doubt That It Was a Political Scheme.
WASHINGTON, D. C., Tuesday, June
I.-The majority report of the Sen
ate 'Exodus 'committee,' which was
subnitted to-day, after setting forth
he amogne ot; labor devoted to the in
quiry, and reporting that witnesses
had been examined from the States of
North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama,
Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, 1js
souri, Kansas and Indiana, says : 'We
think it clearly established from the
testimony that the following may be
said to be the causes which induced
this migration of colored people from
various portions of the South to
Northern States, chiefty I(ansas an<
Indiana: the exodus to Indiana was
undoubtedly induced, in great degree,
by Northern politicians and negro
The report continuing, says that
particular examination into the condi
tion of the colored men in North
Carolina as disclosed by the testimny
of both whites and blacks, R~epubli
ans and Democrats, 'showed that
causes of discontent among the color
ed people could not have arisen from
any deprivya'gon ojtheir political lights
or any hardship in their condition.
The testimony taken shows that the
average compensation for labor in that
State was quite equ.al, if not better
than the aVerage in any Northern
State to which the exodites were go
ing. The closest scrutiny could de
tect no outrage or violence ingicted
upon their political rights in North
It was also shown that there ex
isted societies in Washington City
and in Western cities to promote $hs
exodus. Every member and every
friend of these societies was a Repub
lican whose object in promoting it
was purely political, hoping to remove
a sufficient number of blacks from the
South to where their votes could aid
in turningphe poalee in plose State; i
favor of the Republican party.
,The report next mentions that the
question of wages and rents and the
share system of cultivating lands
were inquired into in all of the South.
ern States, and the fact ascertained
that the rates of compensation re
ceived by the colored people were
about as liberal as in North Carolina.
With regard to the 'landlord and
tenant' laws of the various Southern
States, and the systems growing out
of them adopted by many planters for
furnishing supplies to their tenants
and laborers, the committee find that
they were urgently called for by the
cirmstances in which the South
found itself after the war. The uni
versal adoption of homestead and .per
sonal property exemption laws de
prve poor mn of cedit. and the
iauuioru ciass or ias uw,! YI1JLl1lU
procured the passage of these laws
As to the alleged extortion by thi
landlords and country merchants o
the South who furnished supplies ti
laborers and tenants, the committei
admitted that they found that fre
quently bad and dishonest men woul
take advantage of the ignorance o
necessity of negroes and exact ex
orbitant prices, but in justice to th,
pianters of the South they feel boun<
to assert that this abuse is not at a]
general or frequent.
Qn the sgb.ect of the mistreatmen
of the blacks in Southern courts o
justice, the committee say they hav
ascertained that in many districts th
courts were under entire Republicai
control, and th4t generally there wer
as many complaints from such district
as from those under the control o
Democratic officials. Taken altogether
the complaints might be said to be suol
as are generally wade by the igno
rant who fail to receive in the court
what they think is justice.
The educational advantages in th
South, the committee say, are insuffi
cient and far inferior to those of mos
Northern States, but such as they are
the same facilities are afforded ti
blacYs as to whites.
With regard to political outrages
which the committee say 'have forue<
the staple of complaint fir man;
years against the people of the South,
they find nothing new. Many o
stories are revived by zealous wit
nesses, few of.whom ventqred to sa,
that any considerable violence or out
rage had been exhibited toward th
colored people in the South. within th
past four .years, and ati fewer o
:4w who testified on this subjec
testified to anything happening with
in their own knowledge. Their evi
dence with rare exception was heai
In coDcigsion he committee ex
presses the positive opinion that th
condition of the colored people of th
South is not only as dood as coul
have been reasonably expected, but i
is better than if large communitie
had been transferred to a colder an<
more inhospitable climate, thus thrust
ing them inte gampetition with;
different system of labor; and whil,
gradual migration might benefit th
individual black man and his famil
as it does those of whities, the com
mittee regard this wholesale attemp
to transfer a people without intelli
gence from the omies of their nativit'
as injurious to the people and labo
system of the States where they gc
and more than all i~njurious to thi
last degree to the black~ people them
selves. That there is mucii in thei
condition in the South, the committel
say, to be deplored, no one will deny
That that condition is gradgaly im
proving in every respect is really true
'Clashings, the committee say, be
tween the two races are neither to b
denied nor to he worAered at, bu
when we come to consider the metho<
in which these people were freed, a
the resnlt of a bitter and desolatini
civil war, and that for purposes o
part.y politics, these incompetent, ig
'norant, Ianaliess, homeless people, with
out any qualifications of citizenship
without any of the ties of property o
the obligations of education, were siad
de!n phgoya into political power, an
the effort was made not only to ab
soluitely place them upon equalit
with their late masters, but to ab
solutely place them in front and hols
them there by legislatio.n, by mili
tary yiolenge and by every other mean
that could possibly be resorted tc
When we consider these things n,
philosophical mind can behold thei
present condition and the present com
parative state of peace and amity b~
teen the two races without wo~nde
that their condition is as good as it is.
The report is signed by Senator
Vance, Voorhees and Pendlet<,n.
if any one does not know b'
personal experience -bow much o
heaven's promised rest, can be se
cured for the soul even now b"
prayer, he had better leave ever3
pths; esson: aiife unlearned til
he has mastered that.
A young man who has recentl2
taken a wife says he didn't fint
it half so hard to get married y
he did to ge) furniture.
No kissing by telephone for us
We prefer to take the electricity~
dh-ect f,.nm the battery.
Bless their hearts, how dirty
they get their faces.
A child with a clean face hasn't
been absent from its mother's
wash-rag five minutes.
How pretty the hair of a child
looks just after it has been past
ed down where it belongs by a
couple quarts of soapsuds.
The little aprons cf childhood
-ain't they sweet with their
checks of blue and big spots of
The children's shoes, how enn
ning, with holes in the toes, run
over at the heel, and every button
gone off on a fly.
But their stockings, wudgeted
in a little wrinkled bunch between
plump ankles and grimy knees,
with "this little pig went to mar
ket" waggling through the raveled
tip ; ain't they cute ?
Their little pudgy fists, half the
time grinding grief out from their
eyes and the rest-well, who
doesn't like to be pounded by a
child's weak fist ?
What royal little cooks chil
dren are. Mud pies ta.ke on more
flavor from the loving pats of
childhood than any veteran can
produce with the spices of the In
What questions a child can hurl
at. the head of wisdom. It can
upset the theology of the world
with one effort.
How sweet the rosy lips of
children ; girl children sometimes.
retain this sweetness.
What an indescribable eongloa
meration of sounds a child's voice
can produee, playing the most
heart-rending havoc with the
nerve-cords of grown-up humani
The glories of children's laugh
ter. It is infectious as the mea
sles, breaking in spots all through
,The wonderland all children
dwell in ; wouldn't you like to live
it over again, and have perennial
freshness constantly with you ?
Perhaps it is.
Those childhood dreams, rooted
in overplaying and overheating,
buat blossoming uander the guar
dianship of angels. These celes
tial beings must have curious fun
crowding comical fancies into lit-.
How wopsical a child can geti
t.he bed-clothes. Alexander him
self never could have cut the Gor
dian knot, if it had been a twisted
sheet around a sleeping ebild's
curled form. .
No diamond ever dug from the
deepest mine can show the lustre
in a child's eye ; that ro-und, won,
dering, opal of brightness. Per
haps children's eyes are peeping
through the cracks of the "pearly
How lovingly the little ar'ms
of' childhood twine about your
neck and leave a nice bit of bread
and butter on your coat collar,
One of the hardest lessons to
learn in life is that~ the man that
differs with you, not only in
opiniions, but in principles, may be
as honest and sincere as yourself.
The powers of the mind, when
they. are unbound and expanded
by the sunshine of felicity, more
frequently luxuriate into follies
than blossom into goodness.
Dan Rice remarkcd the other
day that true piety wasn't appre.
ciated in this country, and then
went-off and got drunk.
A man in Utah who has only
the legal number of wives is
spoken of as, 'comparatively
speaking, a bachelor.'
Authors are spoken of as dwell
ing in attios, because so few of
themx are able to live on their
A bride's dress is of fawn col,
ored cash mere.-New York iter
aid. To make her look like a lit
Owners of a country home are
not happy now 'till they get a lit
Is a clothing store a coterie, a
pantry or a vestry ?
New York Herald.
Several times the Herald has had
cause to call attention to good things
that have come out of the much
abused State of Texas, an i in a
late issue we printed an abstract of
r an earnest plea for independent journ
alisin which Colonel Elliott, editor of
the Dallas (Tex.) ierald, m.de be
fore the Press Convention of his
State. Insisting that his profession
must he exalted and held in honor,
the speaker said that these results
could be attained only by making the
press truly independent-by journal
ists being true to their own convictions,
regardless or the selfish interests of
individuals or parties. ~ He further
said that an editor who can calmly
and dispassionately road, review and
give to every subject its true value,
regardless as to who is its author or its
champion, is the one thing needful in
the sanctum to-day, and is he who
will be respected by Gentile and Jew
and even the politicians of every hue.
All this is literally true, as a few ed.
itors who have ;een uccasioually or
steadily indepencdent have proved to
Sheir entire satisfaction. The orator
paid a handsome compliment to the
enterprise and popularity of our own
journal, but in our humble opinion
the success of the lerall is largely
due to the fact that is at all times
ready to praise or blame q;easures and
men accorir to their desrs, irres.
pective of party requirements or per
sonal regard. Parties have entire
right to print expressions Af opin
ion and to journa; through which to
clcie4te them ; but the people also
have rights, and one of these is to re
ceive thoughful, unprejudiced, disin
terested expressions of opinion frogl
men whose profession giv^; them un
usual opporWunities for honest esti
mates of individuals and policies. In
journalism, as in the law, the pecp;e
look to judges rather than to special
pleaders, for although these latter are
at times necessary and entirely hon
t orable in the discharge of their duties,
and although sometimes a judge will
-pronounce their pleas good and suffi
cient, they are neither competent .or
trusted to render that impartial de
cision which is the desire of every
honest man. The judicial position is
Sthe proper one for every editor who
would have his opinions acceptable in
the great body of intejgeut people,
-and to attain this position absolute
Sindependence of party ties is the first
I N~yT-dlNG THE MlATTE.-When
r the parent wvent into the parlor
to look .ar his newspapers he came~
suddenly upon his daughter and
her~ beau their faces so tightly
glued to each other that they
didn't notice his entry.
'Ahem i!' he dei'ved.
t hob twain started and came to
the light with faces that bore
every appearance of having just
been drawn out of a furnaceo,
S 'Anything the matter ?' grimly
asked the old:gentlemnan.
'I think we must have fainted,'
said shc in a whisper.
'Hum ph ! What made you faint !'
h e inquired suspiciously.
This was such a poser she sank
-back exhausted, leaving her comn
panion to carry them safely out of
-the trouble. With an awful wrench
at his faculties ho gulped out
'I think~ thei-e must be poison in
the wvall paper.'
The old gentleman collapsed.
r Good intentions are at least the
. seed of good actions, and every
. man ought to sow them, and leave
r it to the soil and seasons whether
they come up or not, or whether
b e or any others gathers the
I pity the man who can travel
from Dan to ISeersbeba and cry,
'Tis all barren !' And so it is, and
rso is all the world to bim who
will not cultivate tag fVuit it
I have seldom seen much osten
tation and mush learnuing met to
!gether. The sun, rising and de
clining, makes long shadows; at
naid-day, when he is highest, none
.They say the dresses Alice
rOates wears are next to nothing.
DUon't believe it.