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If I could find the Little Year,
The Happy Year, the glad New Year.
If could find him setting forth,
To seek the ancient track
I'd bring him here, the Little Year,
Like a peddler with hi- pack.
And all of golden brightuess,
And nothing dull or black,
And all that heart could fancy,
And all that life could lack,
Should be ydur share of the peddler's
When he undid his pack.
The best form out his treasure
A smile of yours would coax,
And then we'd speed him on his way,
At midnight's falling strokes;
And bid him hurry round the world,
And serve the other folks!
The early history of California
and Nevada was filled with tragic
deeds. From the spring of 1850
until long after the Washoe excite
ment, the entire Pacific coast north
of Lower California was filled with
wild and adventurous spirits, all
searching after Gold. Every min
ing camp of any note had its roughs,
all well armed, well drilled in the
use of weapons, and as reckless of
life as any bandit who ever cut a
throat. These dare-devils were fre
quently employed by mining coin
panies to drive off miners and hold
mining property, in order to save
the trouble of appealing to the
courts to adjust their difficulties.
The writer arrived in the wild
mining town of Aurora, Nevada, in
the spring of 1862, when the "Wide
West" and "Real del Monte" mines
were at war over supposed vaulable
mining ground. Each company,
acting upon the claim that might
makes right, imported from Washoe
a lot of the most villainods and
reckless roughs to be found in Ne
vada. After a nutmber of fights
between the two factions employed
by the wide West owners on one
side, and the Real del Monte on
the other, the adjustment of the dis
puted ground was finally left to the
courts, and the roughs, being thrown
out of employment in their legiti
mate business of throat-cutting,
went to work at a trade which, one
of them said, would pay better
highway robbery. After robbing a
number of persons, four of the
worst villains murdered and robbed,
in the public streets of Aurora, a
kind .hearted old man by the name
of Johnson, who had fed them in
his hotel without receiving any pay.
The names of the murderers were
Masterson, Daily, Buckley, and
Three-fingered Jack. The four as
sassins, after doing their bloody
work, left town at once, and started
for Mono Lake all well mounted,
and each heavily armed. The
sheriff, Mr. Francis, with about ten
picked men well armed, started in
hot pursuit. The cut-throats were
overtaken the second day out, about
twenty miles south of Mono Lake,
Inyo country, in the lava beds of
that volcanic country. They were
surrounded and captured without
a shot being fired. Sheriff Francis,
one of the bravest and coolest men
in Nevada, was asked the next day,
when he brought his prisoners in
town. heavily ironed :
"How did you do it?"
HIe answered in his quiet way :
"We hiad the drop on them.
They knew we were thar; and, when
we covered 'em with ten Sharp's
rifles, I said: 'Boys, throw up
your hands,' and they did it quick
as lightning. When I was putting
the handcuffs on three-fingered
Jack, he laughed and said : Francis,
old man, you did it mighty quick."'
,The following day a vigilance
committee of about seven hundred
men was organized, well armed and
ready for work. A large, solid
scaffold was hastily erected on the
sidehill above the jail where the
murderers were confined. Promptly
at twelve o'clock, on the fourth day
after the murder, a little band of
about thirty picked men, headed by
Captain Palmer, commander of the
vigilante forces, with a twelve-poun
der loaded with grape and scrap
iron, marched down in front of the
Sheriff Francis, cool and deliber
ate, with about half a dozen picked
deputies, each armed with a Sharp's
rifle, stood in front of the jail door.
Captain Palmer, as he drew up
his little force in front, said, as he
raised his hat :
Sheriff Francis, I demand from
you four murderers, whom you hold
"By what authority do you claim
these men?" asked Sheriff Francis.
Captain Palmer in a clear voice
which rang out loudly, ~ered:
"In the name of the v' 1ants."
"Then, by the authcrity in me
itatad ua ShatIr of the county. I
refuse to give them up," quietly bu
firmly answered sheriff Francis.
Captain Palmer deliberately drev
his watch from his pocket, and look
ing steadily at the minute hand
"Mr. Sheriff, I will give you jus1
five minutes to retire from the front
of that jail with your deputies; i:
you stand there one second over the
five minutes, I will blow you, yom
deputies, and the front of the jail tC
le held his watch steadily in
one hand, and with the other light
ed a fuse and held it over the can
non. For about four minutes it
was still as death-not a man oi
either side moved. Palmer and
Francis stood facing each other
about ten feet apart; there faces
were white as marble, but not a
muscle moved. Both men were
giants in stature, and brave as lions,
But the sacrifice of one of those
lives for the four cut-throats was too
much, and Francis waved his hand,
and his deputies stot)d one side,
and he walked up to Captain Palm
er and handed him his rifle. After
the Sheriff and his deputies were
put under guard, the four murderers
were taken from their sells and led
upon the seaffold.
They were blindfolded, and a
noose hastily placed about their
necks. Masterson stood on the
left, a large, powerful man, about
forty years old; next to him, on the
right, stood Daily, a man, of me
dium size, about thirty years old, a
miserable wretch who stated in
jail, just before he was hanged, that
he had killed two persons besides
Johnson, and one of them was a
child. Three-fingered Jack stood
on Daily's right; he was a man of
small stature about thirty-five years
old, dark complexiou, and black,
piercing eyes. le looked truly the
bandit that lie was. Buckley stood
on the extreme right; he was a
small slender youth, of about twen
ty years. He asked to hav.e the
bandage taken from his eyes. It
was done, and he wrote a few words
to his mother, and handing it to a
friend, said. with a smiie to the ex
"Now I am ready; you can cut
Masterson and Buckler (lied
bravely, but Daily and Three-fin
gered Jack died like cowardly curs.
Both attempted suicide on the scaf
fold. Daily swallowed arsenic,
while Three-flngered Jack suddenly
drew a derri.ger pistol from his
boot leg, and putting it to his head,
drew the trig,er. But it snapped.
He threw it o-: the scaffold, and ut
tered a wild cry, saying:
"I must die like a dog.
In less than half an hour after
the four men were taken from their
cells over six hundred men, armed
with repeating rifles, surrounded
the gallows in close order, to pre
vent any attemnptedI rescue of the
prisoners, as it was said a large
force of roughs were coming from
Washoe save the ilprits. Captain
Palmer gave the s ~nal to the four
executioners by i .ving his sword.
At that signal a g in was fired on
the opposite hill, nnd the four mur
derers were launcL; ,d into eternity.
WHlY THE BOY CAME BACK.
*A small boy, with an intelligent
face went into a fruit dealer's store
and depositing a box of grapes on
the counter, stood looking down.
"I don't wanit the grapes, my lit
tle fellow," said the dealer. "I've
got as many grapes now as I can
sell. 'rake them away."
"They are yours,' the boy sDid,
"Yes, sir. .Yesterday evening I
came along here and took this box
of grapes from the stand at the
door. I knowed it was stealin', an'
my mother nlways told me not to
take anything that did not belong
to me, but I couldn't help it. Just
before I left home my little sister
that was sick saidt, 'Oh, if I had some
grapes like them I saw down town
I could eat 'em.' We didnt have
no money, and nobody knowed us,
'cause we had just moved into the
house. Mother washed clothes, but
when sister got sick she had tc
quit. When I took the clothes
home the lady told me to come next
day for the money. but when I went
there the house w-as shut up and
the people was g;one, so we didn'1
have any money to get grapes with
Mother said 'nev-er mind, we would
get some money after a while.' ]
saw her go into the room, an' wher
I watched her she had her fac<
buried in a pillow an' was prayin'
I come away down town an' stooc
aroun' a lon:g timre waitin' to git:
chance, an' after a while, when yoi
wasn't lookin', I took a box an' ram
away with it."
"But why did you bring it back ?'
the dealer asked.
"Because," replied the little boy
choking down a sob, "when I go
hoale the little girl was dead."
It is vain to gather virtues. with
out humility for the Spirit of Go<
delighteth to dwell in the hearts C
LETTER FRON GRENADA.
The following old letter has been
handed for publicat'on. It will be
of interest, as it recites events of
the past which are always of iute
rest. This was about the first move
made by Gen. Grant down the Mis
Grenada, Miss. Dec. 1 1863.
EDITOR MIssisIrPAN.-Jn your
issue of yesterday I notice an edi
torial touching the late approach of
the enemy toward Grenada. As a
,participant of the scenes incident
thereto, I beg a place in your inter
esting columns for the insertion
of the facts in the case, in order
that justice may be .done both to
the town of Grenada and the mili-i
tary authorities stationed here.
A member of Col. Starke's Cav
alry arrived here on Saturday last
reporting that Gov. Ilooey, at the
head of 12,000 infantry and 3,000
calvalry, had landed at Delta, in
Coahoma County on the Mississip
pi, on the preceding Thursday, that
he, the said cavalryman had been
captured by these forces, but escap
ing the next (lay had made his way
to Grenada to report the facts, that
the enemy were supposed to be ad
vancing on this town with a view
to its occupation if not destruction.
This statement being deemed reli
able was immediately telegraphed
to Maj. Gen. Van Dorn by Capt. J.
S. Reid, the efficient commandant
of the post, who at the same time,
asked for instructions touching the
dispositions of the stores, &c; at
this place. This was answered by
a telegram promising reinforce
meuts, but-they never came. At
nine o'clock Saturday night, tele
grams were received from head
quarters at Abbeville with instruc
tions not to remove the governmet
stores, and to have the railrof
bridges near our city picketted by
the State troops under command of
This assurance of confidence in
o.ur ability to repel the invader
rendered things in Grenada a rquiet
as the circumstances would perrpit,
and our citizers slept~ well oh that
night. The next morning our break
fast at the Collin House was sca
soned with various rumors about
the Yanks, and men in blue buck
ram were reported as having been
seen any were within a few miles
The arrival of Brig. Gen. Winter's
Calvary scouts with the information
that they had been fired or. by the
advance guard from Hovey's com
mand the previous night, who ac
cording to their accounts were with
in nine miles of town, dissipated
all doubts. Now here let me re
mark, that your informant, however
intelligent, does unintentional in
jury to the fair fame of Grenada,
by speaking of anything like a
Panic, in connection with the Gren
ada affair. A "Nashville miniature
panic," could not have been photo
graphed by the most accomplished
sensation artist at any time during
the excitement. very natural to the
unexpected invasion of a quiet, un
Your correspondent wishes only
to do justice to all concerned, and
he most cheerfully bears testimony
to the energy, zeal and untiring .in
dustry, during the entire dry and
night of Sunday,ofthie Commandant
of the post, the Quartermaster and
Commissioner and their assistants,
in putting the . town in a proper
state of defense. and securing the
the valuable stores deposited at this
place. And so successful were
they, that even if the enemy had
come in Sunday night, he would
not only not have found any gov
ernment stores here worthy of the
name, but from the canebaakes on
and around Grenada, he would have
received a welcome as bloody as
his prototype the Persian barbarian
received from the gallant Greeks at
The citizens, that is the few that
remain unconnected with the army,
were organized into an inipromptu
organization under Capt. Stanfred,
of Stanfred's battery, here on fur
lough, and cheerfully did picket
duty Sunday night. The State
forces under Gens. Winter and
George, were well disposed on' the
principal approaches to town, and
being well armed and led on by
such gallant spirits, would have
done true yeoman duty on the van
dals. But the enemy did not come.
A cavalry force of about one hun
dred, approached -within eight or
nine miles from town, committing
outrages whenever they remained.
They burned the railroad bridge
near Hardy station, on the Missis
sippi and Tennessee railroad, en
tered private residences, stealing
whatever valuables they could put
their hands upon, wantonly shot
down stock, and left the usual Tan
kee trail of depredation and infamy
along their path. May they be ac
cursed, is the fervent ejaculations
of every lip. Should they come
again their stay may be longer,
-judging from the gray uniforms
iswarming the precincts of our town.
t-The citizens of Grenada owe
mucha to the coolneis and ability of
Capt. Reid, the commandant of the
post, and the government officers
here whose unflagging performance
of duty baffled one of the boldest
raids of the Western invaders. The
last we heard of the enemy, lie was
making tracks for Helena some 25
miles north of here, with our forces
closely at his heels. He will find
Mississippi a little to hot for pleas
ant quarters. We miss our "Daily
Appeal" friends, may they find
farther South that.cordial welcome
which their genial-patriotism and
ability deserve, McClanahan & Dilt
and their attaches, fill a warm place
in ycur heart
P. S. Since writing the above, I
learn that the Yankees shot and
killed a respectable gentlemen.
a Mr. Wiley Turner, and two negro
men. One of the negroes was shot
for attempting to get away, and the
other for remonstrating with the
scoundrels for taking his mistress'
property.-The killing of Mr. Tur
ner is looking upo.i as a cold blood
AUCTION SCENES IN BRE
Although the free Hanseatic City
of Bremen has gradually done
away with many of her traditional
prerogatives, yet does she cling to
some of them to this day. The
Senators no longer wear Spanish
wigs or cloaks, but the so-called
Council messengers still appear on
solemn occasions in flaming red
coats, knee-breeches, white stock
ings and side-swords. The gates
are no longer closed at night, nor
are the bells rung on the outbreak
of a fire; but the "Rathskeller" is
punctually closed at 10 p.m., and
nobody is allowed to enter the sacred
precincts after that hour. With re
markable tenacity, however, the
good Bremeners adhere to the an
eient custom of the so-called '-burn
ing candle," by the light of which
all peremptory sales of real estate
Lake place to this day, as may be
seen every Friday in a hall over
the old exchange. At one end of
a long table is seated a judge and
scribe, at the other 4sap4s the city
crier, and by his side a Council
messenger, in flaming red dress,
holding a stable lantern. In his
and he has a box filled with ends
of small candles that can burn but
a few minutes, and of which he has
to light one after the other until
no other bid is made before the
candle goes out, in which case the
last and of course highest bidder be
comes the owner of the estate. As
ate as the beginning of this century
every person who overbid another
while the candle was still burning,
thereby putting up the price, re
ceived a gratification of a so-called
"fine third," equal to about two
marks. Freqnently some porters
errand men would come in and bid
in order to turn an honest penny
by going for .the "fine third," al
though they ran the risk of some
weeks' i-nprisonment if by chance
the candle went out and they thus
remained the last bidders without
being able to pay for the property
knocked down to them on account.
It is a comical sight to enter the
hall just at the moment when one
bidder has silenced a competi
tor. All eyes turn to the bit of can
dle in the lantern, which grows:
smaller and smaller; hardly a breath.
is drawn; the company looks as ifI
they were petrified. Suddenly there
comes another bid, another candle
is lighted, and the comedy is re
peated, until finally the extinction
of a candle has fastened the sale
upou the last bidder. This custom
of the "burning candle" may be
justly termed one of the traditional
peculiarities of Bremen, there being
but few, if any, other German cities
or towns in which this ancient cus
tom still obtains.
A JUJD1CIOUS DARKEY.
Old Uncle Mose had never been
to the theatre, but having struck up
bills for a theatrical troupe and
having received a complimentary
ticket to the gallery, he concluded
to attend the performance. HIe
went dressed up in his Sunday at
tire. He had not been inside of
the theatre more thai an hour when
he emerged shaking his head.
"Don't you like the performance,
old man?" asked the surprised door
"No, sah, I don't like dem per
formance no way ye kin fix it."
"Why what's the matter?"
"Nuffin' much, 'ceptin' a 'oman
on de platfum got to talkin' 'bout
family 'fairs wid de husband ob an
udder 'oman, an' marster in Virgin
ny got shot plum ter pieces for do
ing dat berry foolishness. Dar.s
allers trouble whar dat sort oh fool
ishness is gwine on an' Ise a ju.
dishus niggar, I is. I 'don't want
ter be shot in de leg by mistake, or
be brunged up as a witness in de
case when it strikes de courts."
The bore is usually considered a
harmless creature, or of that class
of irrational bipeds who hurt only
HOW TO CARVE AT TABLE.
First as*to tools, let the knife be
of the keenest and the fork of the
sharpest, and keep them in excellent
condition at all times, otherwise the
most competent carver cannot avoid
mangling fish, flesh and fowl. Be
fore setting the carver to work it
may be well to advise as to what
may be called carver's etiquette.
When carving, do not stand up, or
sit with arms akimbo or bow the
back. All the necessary strength
can be brought to bear while seated
by inclining the body sufficiently
forward. During all of the pauses
in carving the knife and fork should
be placed on the knife-rest, and
never thrust under what is -being
carved. . Nor should the knife and
fork be held in one hand while add-,
ing the gravy with the spoon in the
other. Do not tilt the dish while
serving tife gravy, or the table-cloth
may be soiled or the roast capsized.
Should there be no gravy-well, a
tiny crust of bread may be plac'ed
under one end of the dish to cant
it a little. Serve horse-radish with
the fork. Up to the moment of using
the gravy spoon should be in a vessel
of hot water placed at the right
hand of the dish. Hot plates are
essential to the perfect condition
of roast meat; even a second hot
plate for a second helping. It is
scarcely necessary to eaution the
carver not to forget to ask what
the preference is before carving.
When carving fish, if salmon,
avoid breaking the flakes by divid
ing crosswise; carry the knife down
to the bone lengthwise of the fish,
and remove a slice of either the
thick or thin part, as preferred.
Mackerel are split at the tail, and
the upper half raised from the bone
at thst part; the bone is removed
and the lower half served either
entire or divided in sectionD. This
applies to most other small fish.
. In carving a turkey or chicken,
roasted or boiled, place it with the
neck.toward you; take off the leg
at the fi;st joint and then the thigh,
or take off the whole leg and then
joint it. Remove the *ing close to
the joint, leaving the breast intact.
Then commence from the -wing
joint, cutting straight into the bone
and somewhat diagonsIly up to the
front qf the breastbone. Remove
the side bones by placing the fork
firmly into the breastbone and cut
ting with the knife from the tail
With a goose or duck,- after th4
joints are removed, as already des
cribed, draw the knife straight
across the breastbone the entire
length of the meat and directly to
the bone, serving outwardly and
with parts of the meat from the
THE PLUMBER WAS CALLED.
"You see," said the bad boy. "we
have been troubled with rats at our
house, and we tried poison, but they
got fat on it. We - tried cats and
the rats drove the cats away. So pa
went down and got some steel traps
and set them around on the floor of
the basement.' The floor is cement,
and just as smooth as can be, and
me and my chum go down there
and skate with our roller skates.
This morning pa came down and
wanted to put on my skates. I
told him he,couldn't skate, and that
he should try some other amuse
ment, but he said he knew all about
it, and he didn't want no boy to
tell him anything. Well, he wab
bled around for a few minutes, and
held on tc things till he thought he
had got his bearings, when he struck
out for the back end of the base
ment. As he came along by the
furnace one leg began to go over
toward the neighbors', and he grab
ded hold of the furnace, swung
around behind it, out of sight, and
we heard an earthquake, and some
thing snapped like a steel trap, and
pa yelled 'By crimus,' and ma came
down and saw pa and said 'Merci
fuil goodness,' and by that time me
and my chum had got there. Well,
you'd a dide to see pa. He had
come down like a ton of coal, right
on that steel trap, and it had sprung
and caught a whole mouthfl of pa's
pants. 0, it was the most ridicu
lous position I ever s4e pa into, and
he got mad and told me to unspring
th~e trap. We turned him over and
me and my chum tried our best to
open the , but'it was one of
these *th a strong spring
and ' t. Pa was the only
one thatccid uspring the trap,
and he codid'n't go around behind
hisself to get at it, so I told him I
would go after a. doctor, but he.
said this was a case where a doctor
was no good, but he wanted a plum
ber or a blacksmith. Ps. wanted
to go up in the parlor to sit on the
sofa while I was gone after the
plumber, but the trap was chained to
the furnace, and we couldn't get it
loose, so pa had to lay there on the
cement floor till the plumber came.
The plumber laughed at pa. and
said he had done alt kinds.of plum
bing before, but he never had a call
like that.-Peck's Sun.
Judson B. Rodgers, a leading
merchant of Abb,eville,s died sud
Len1y in thatownn on ths 24th iit
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DONE WITH NEATNEsS AND DISPATCH
A CURE FOR PRIDE.
An old man who had for years
done much for the cause of temper
ance, was 1cund lying by in the
State of intoxicatian. He war
drawn up before a oommittee of the -
society and asked to show cwise
why he should not be expelle&
"I acknowledge that I was drunk,
brethren, and I've got a mighty
good reason for it."
"Family trouble?" asked the
chairman of the committee.
"No' sir, for I've got no trouble.
It was pride."
"Pride !" exclaimed the chairman.
"Yrs, pride. As I went along to
town I met a drunken fellow,-and' -
began to think well of myself be
cause I had never been drunk.
Pretty soon I began to feel proud
)f it. A little further on I met
an ordinary lookin' feller an' would
rot speak to him. My neck got 0o
3tiff with my pride that I wouldn't
even nod to people, I reflected that
my pride was wicked, and I tried
and tried but could not throw it off.
[ tried to pray, but was a li ttle too
prond to pray with fervor. 'This
won't do,' I mused. 'I am getting
o be a regular Pharisee.' After
walkin' round awhile I met an old
aegro an' asked:
"'Uncle, can you tell me how to'
hrow off my pride?'
"Dat I ken, sah; dat I ken.
"'Well, I wish you would, for to
,ontinue in this proud way will be
langerous to my soul.'
"'Wall, dar's one thing dat neber
.ails ter knock down a man's pride,
3oss, an' dat is whisky. Get drunk.
in' when yer gets sober yer'll feel
"I acted on this suggestion, an'
;ot as drunk as a-well, as an owl,
;hough I never saw an owl drunk.
When I got sober I was the most
numiliated man in the world."-dAr- 4
Cas You TEr, Mat-Wha; is
~he difference between the head
boy of his class and three and nine
tenths? One is foremost and .the
>ther is 'most four.
What do iien never 'wish to be
in and yet -labor hard toges
What may be called the drnkards'
ige? Wreck age.
What pit isof great use in the
world ? The pulpit.
Why is anewspaper officeolike a
akery ? Because the editor makes
puffs, and the printen often 'makes
umbles and pi's.
Why is a farmer's green band
ike Plato?i He is no .mower
What) two letters will make us
odiM and- Hwill miake us
At Brooklyn, N. Y., in December,
Ir. Rossa said: "In three years we
ixpect to have Irishmen so discip
ined that they will be able to cre
ite such a panic in England that
she will gladly release her hold on
[reland. You break no law of
America in supporting the dyna
mite war. The law does say that
you must not make ar on Eng
land when an the United'States, u
it is silent about your putting
your dollars for men who will strike -
England with dynamite." ~When
will the end be? England has found
Ireland a most restless province,
when by a little moderation and
wholesome laws the Irish would be
her most loyal subjects.
Said the Prince, .on being intro
duced to Mary Anderson: "I an
derstand your exposition at Louis
ville.is a big thing.' "You -just
ought to see it," said Mary. "rm
just burning to see how those chick
ens are hatched without any mam
ma," said the Prince. "Yes, but -
you'd be scared when you saw the.
man hold up the little alligator by
the taig" said Mary. "You forget -
how I hunted the tiger in India,"
said the Prince. "But an alligator
is a good deal awfuller than a tiger,"
said Mary. Here Dr. Griffin, see
ing that a dispute might arise invol
ving the peace of two friendly na
tions, adroitly put in and .directed
the talk into another channel.
"Oun FnmsT DAUGHTEn."-It is
told of the wife of Buchanan's first
postmaster general, Mr. Brown,
that she had been married before, -
and so had her husband, and each
had a daughter by the flrst marriage.
Then they had another daughter.
Mrs. Brown, used to present the
daughters at her receptions in ti
way: "This is Miss Brown, Mr.
Brown's daughter by his first wife;
this is Miss Sanders, my daughter
by my first husband, and this is Miss
Brown, our joint daughter!"
It is stated in Washingtoa that
it is probable that an investigation
will soon be 'made of nineteen -
United States officials in South
Carolina for al'eged oUcefal mais
Yes, investigate until every one
is 'vestigated out-fth'e State. We
have been over ridden abused s
cheated by these radicastillge
tiene is abu ezmmdsend.