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VOt.xVI. I'1('KENs, S. C. 'I'l 'SIAY,oI 2, isso. - NO.9.
AN IPI lD''EI) U Ili
TiIE \ 1itl 1i I: I'ti.N4 llTorun i .i
TCha t:ittered ( ''rreer of n Jitn \Vhii \\'nnlte(
It, InII joy liie ,lIO,t*f - (.nood toutry by. .1aa1n
rice . I:an.
Mr. Peleg V. Atkinson was a good
man, and, if he had )een a poor matn,
he w'ouldl have been a hlalpply one. Bit,
unfortunately, he was rich, and lie had
gone to Europe---as that amiable Sii
Le1)el Uriliin once said-to Iitislh an
education that had never becn b)egtu) it
Peleg V. Atkinson, witIout the "Mr.
which, in'o)bediene to what he Was as
sured was a New York cust<n, he al
ways Lad engraved on his cards, was
worth much at the foot of a check.
It was a great name in the .i'hiila,llphia
marts of t,rade. 'lird street klnew and
honorc(l it, andt it wa:; not m, kiiown in
Wall street. As I said, lie o as rich; lie
hind ''sk:mmued the cream :1l -iropte,"
as he 1)hrasel it, and he tad exhausted
all the pleasure t.hat could l te had fromt
drinking sauterne at ltncleon, whet he
preferred beer or ice water, ta,l of matk
ing a coltection of modorn French
pictuires. lie hind a (Corot and a iMeis
sonnier, a Vil)ert and a I)et;ille. Ite
never bought two specincils oI the samein'
artist's work, lie talked of h is pictures
as 'exau)les." l Ie luiid orchiils, it cel
lar of good wine, and two pr"etty daugh
ters, and yet he was not happy, because
Mrs. l'eleg V. Atkinson wni:; ntt iappy.
It is not easy for people neeuCiistomid(l
to the pleasures of being well to do to
bear the weight of rinces. Whaen I first
knew the Atkinsouis they were ihoroud
ly contented. ''hey t'in o ice wuter
when they chose; they dined tat noon,
atl(l corned beef and cai)nige Wais a de
light to ih'm. On hot. days Mr. Atkin
soin threw oli is coat i lte di i ner, stuck
ai pipe in his mouth, and sat. in tLte back
door in his shirt sleeves, wvhiil1' Ciarissa
or Jennie played ''Listen to 1 h' Mock
ing Bird" or ''ilvery Waves'' by way
of refreshing hil,i before he went down
to the oilice at the factory. "( )n sont
les neige d'antan?' asks Viiion. And
Mr. Atkinson, in after years of splendor,
often asked the sante '.ietn, in less
s poetical language, as he though-t of those
hapl)y days. Alas: there co id be nio
more sitting undler the grape no arbor
and smokirg the pipe of pta n! ' i rs.
'eleg V. Atkinson woild Io rore mia he
the mint julep with ler owu iii 1' hands
and conic out to waken himt fromin Idiss
ful sleep as he sat in the yi- I with a
newspaper over his head to 'ktetep ofl the
flies on blissful and drowsv a:ternoons.
'1'hen Mrs. Atkinson was sati-;lied that
her four while stonl' :dtelS w,r, equal in
size anl pallor to her neighlors', and
that there wits no w indioW g sn 5 int the
whole town of P1'hiladelphia more daz
zling than her;; but now - '
Clarissa anl Jennie li.ed only
Chopin; they could not pu.sileiy conde
scend even to opera nllsic, altiough not
avorse to a dash into Wagner tecasional
ly. lie dined by c;illelight, in1 a
tress suit and a stitI white shut bosom,
which lie was always tempt :d to cover
up with his napkii. lie lhad taken a
house just outside of Washingt,,n for the
winter, for 1lrs. Atkinson saw to chtance
of making .tuitable tiatches for her
daughters in her native cli v. The
"best" society was closed to her; she
lived on North Iroad street, and there
fore Clarissa and .1elnie colid tot ossi
ly go to the A.ssembly hall; mald above
all thiings- outside of Iteaen, of course
-Mrs. A\tkintsont 1rfre what isicalled
M~rs. Atkinisoni, who was w.;Itn is (e.hld
ia capabtle wvonum, hadto 'omel~ to know0~ the
sociail chiaracterist ies of Amiericain cities
as well as she used to know te points
of a good fowl wheni she did hier owni
marketing at Philadelphia, decided that
Waishinigtoni was thle best phace to b)egini
the maitrimuonialt camipaigni. She felt
that aL foreign estalishimenit was precfer
able to ian American omie aiid lesdihliculht
to atrranige. The rich A imerie:its, ais she
knew, were too unciertaina of I heir own
status to) be readly to muke hiat their
aristocrattc connect ions would( conisider
miesatlliances. Titles for Cha-issa and
Jfenmie would manke all things eatsy-, anmd
im time she mighit, withI suchl ide(st ige,
evein coime to glare at M1 rs. Cadwalladeir
Smi3 the att the Assenmbly ball, where the
elect of Philadelphia gat hers, at whose
portal she sbtood, lhke Moore's P'eri,
Mrs. Atkinson had aiired a h aiughi
ty heCarinig, stiimd 10rom M iss Moranut-s
Russian countess, ini "The .l)inichefs."
She wias plump and rosy and imiposing,
with white hatir aL hiai Afme. de Pompa
dour. Slhe semied to lie aL great lady
until shte opened her mouth.
Clitrissa a'nd ,Jenie ihad.L b'c omie, like
4 their' father, in willinRg shlves to 'pItn.
dor'. .Thit they had acquired it knowl
edge of the peerage, and they knew the'
piedigree of the new fIritishi minister to;
the remotest <inartering. It was kind (If
the family to ask me to spend two weeks
at their' hiouse otide of ( iccrgetownt,
because it is not ofteni that lail ies of
such (pliality remenmber their acqinmt
ances of the past. I w~ent-, anid when i
dear old Mr. Atkoinsoni met me witha
broughiam aLt the station my hteart sunktl.
Richtes had aged my ol friend - spleii
dor had wvithieredl h~im; the inger which
held unmeine seal ring beating his coan
of-airms wais thin andl trembling. TIhiere
were 1m101 wrhnkles in his face than1 uni
dler the grapevine~ arbor(it. Ji is eyes we''r'
res'tles, bltit lie gr(ne ncW i teod
time crilt lo>oga uh
4. ~ trope, a large crest --a 11in couchiant~
was emibroidered every wh ere. TIhere
were two meni on te biox. n of the
a short, stout 1, r(dWvhiiske.red personage,
in a brown.coat, came downm and syiok
to Mr'. Atkinson.
''"You will unot mind seeing to Mi.
Fitzpatrick's baiggage, will you,lu
viC? )ou11 see tus~ nam-Ite on the bags
Mr. (Gerald F'it.zpatriek.''
The man turnied hii;; ruddy fae to;
ward m(e, andl smiled out of a pair' of
thle most shriewd and hlunioiou ye I
''Sure, sitr, you' antri lu'hnan. ;et
have the hook (of it, andi( ani Irish gentle
I said, laughing. "I was born there
fifty years ago."
'fihe man laughed.
"''ou're a dry ote," he baid, tipiug
his hat; ''you don't look to bo thirty.
"I'm glad Ludovic has taken a fancy
to you," he said, sinking back in his
seat; "sonetimtc lie dislikes pCople, and
it's hard for us all.''
L looked at hit in surprise. Mr. At
kinson's manner to his employees at the
factory was peremptory in the extreme,
too much so, 1 had thought. What had
w%rough1t this softness?
"'Isn't what's is iname ai servant?"
Mr. Atkinson started as if afraid that
some one wouhl hear him. "Oh, we
don't talk of himi that way. lie's the
bi Itler, you know, lie does pretty nunch
wint, he leases, though. Sonetines he
wauts to drive, and of coursa 1' let him.
Mrs. Atkinson ituport'l hiin, lie is
very expensive, but lie keeps us to the
mark, you know. lie knows everything
that we don't know. elltweon ourselves,
I. wish I was dead. I'n not fi. for this.
sort o hien. I nearly disg tced my
self ycsterdlay when we had ex-Glovernur
Jintjats to dine with us by asking for
beer with the :oup. Mary Ann---Mrs.
Atkinson -would have fainted if Luilovie
had not brought the sherry and prm
tended not to have untdersi.ood me.
11omte!'" Mr. Atkinson called out, as
Ibudovic climbed on to the hox.
''Yes,'' my old friend continued,
1"Ludovic is a great treasure." lie said.
this in the tone in which one speaks of
being resigned to an afllict.ion. ''or(
Benthamt had him and lie has big cre
dlentials. Mrs. Atkinson's afraid of
losing him." Ierc the rich mur ii
eltckled. It's :tbout the only thing she
is afraid of. I somtetines think that
when the girls are married-- but, by
ieorge! I hate to think of that--we'hl
he able to forget our duties to society.
Richte and social status are awf, a respon
sihiities. lie frowned gloomily.
"Come, le4's have a drink. Stop at.
P lis', " he called out.
Thrwas a sound of grunb liug on
i'the 1ox. The carriage stopped. 1We
wer' on the road that. runts along the'
l'otomae on the I )istriet of (Colutia.
side, and the river seemed in the
twilight like a sword of silver hung in.
the (lark nothingness around, for the
moon ShIote throlugh a cloud rift on the'
Ludovic's erust- accents b rc'ke the
''Faith, Mr. Atkinson, yuou're not. 1i
thinking of giving the gentleiu.:n one of 1
Paurkin's )lttmches mtade with American>
whiskey. The Irish gentleman's not
nued to it, and you'll only be demeaning
yourself and mte by oll'ering hiu the
likte.'' Lulovie's face could " he seen.
in the d:rkness, b,ut his voice w\"as un
comnlpronuiisig. 'Lor1 1 entnm:tn, that
owned the IaLes of Killarnev, said to
me at our h.t parting, 'Me faithful
man,' said he, whatever ye do iu Ameri
ea, never put hot wathier in thieir whis
key.' And Parkins' isn't a lit place for
the likes of Mr. Iitzpat ick, whatever
you may think, sir, that tasn't the ad
vantage--sure, 'tis not your fuilt, sir
of knowing the real stufl'. Many's tho
tiine .'ve stopped at 'arkiis' tgainst me
vill, amid I wouldn't have Lord Bentamat
kinow for the worbl that I ltabitually
frequented a tavern where American
whiskey was mitade into hot 1 nch. It
ye'hl wait, I'll brew a bowl with me own
hantd, of the real stuf ', whcnt we get
"All right," said M!r. A.tkinsun, mecek- t
1.y. Iuldovic disatppearcd, and the car
riage toved on at a rattlinig pace. '
Sill(lovie is qultecr sonetincs."
Very," I said.
'iut Ie's taken a fancy to you. It
wotttl drive N r. Atkinson mad -actual
ly madl to have him leave, now that
C ICr expecting Sir D~oyle Roebie."'
"W'tho's Sir Boyle lRochey"
"(I)hi, ia younig Irishi baron~et, whose
r'ents htave been pre'-empted 1)y the home
r'uler., anud lie's over here. Clara miet
liuii ni towni, and he and1( she rather like
each ther'. Mris. Atkinson's s' t on theo
maltchl . N1', ito, p)leatse dont simoke;.
I audo(vie doesn't like it; it scents thte
What next? t thought.
(Claiisa aind JennItiie lookedl ver pr'Ietty
at diiier under' thle pink glow of the
cantdle shades. TPheir white gowns, just
touched with aglow thiit hon silencte roses
gives, littedthmoprfcin .1ok
ir.Akinoi, bustlIinig in red aatin, into
thle dining room. 'Thlere was to othler'
guest. Sir I ioyle Rocthe wias nott t comie
for' a wee-(k, and th le Milatius (e ('reve
('ommionilt of the Frienchl I .egalinn had a
viiou s engatgemet. I tItdofvie in l ivery
p)erformeds his dutties solemtnliy iand mn
aged the other servanits with extiemit
"Tihey will gobble thei lood." 'he wihis
piered beChindt my)3 chiaiir. "TheiCre's lit
teachting Iteim not to tdo that. 'Tho old1
man11's a r'egular' r'ace horsei for' 1holtiig his
Clarissa has imaprovetd. Slit was simple
andt uiunru led. 141 huJenniie has b tecoine in
itnd laittets, f loated back ward aud foriward
bletweenl her1 miother' antd heri. Th e conver*
sittitin had siuch ait e'xcessively ariistocra'ltic
flavor that ar. A thiinson's remniuscenc'e,
atpropos tof thte purch, abomut thea way his
father stait-ed in the juntk business,htad the
ciect of a chill, whiici h's. At kinsoni par1-I
tially reimoved by3 asking ttor the pririe
chiickenis which "'(aptaini Cavend(ishi, lier
Majesty's guar'ds, traveling in the State's,"
"'They wereI spoiled, ma'ami," said Lut
oin opettnedl his mi outh its if to expressC5 ini
Whn landost vie had left thte room Mr is.
toid. "You niei no lt aiggravate I tuito vie
lby contradictingt hiini. I I i abtost gave
hint to brmgl ini th ttennis iet. A buitleri
"'v. 'e liever- Ibeen uised to hbu t-rs,"'siiid
(Clarisa, laughing, ''so I tdoii't kntow.
lit it seemsil to me thiit IlAndov)ie is inior'e
the n.aster of this Ihouste thatn papa)i is."
"Hush !' whispered Mr s. Atkinson, as
the htaughity mienial enteretd. "'We 1)ay
lim an awful price," slit whiiperted to
mie. "'ilo's al ways thiteateninmg t) leave
atad go baclk. I' Xleht him go~ I I coul1
give itm diner without hims, - miurmuaired
th.o l)oor womian, looking ri-ally wari
'That night Ludovic knocked at- my
door, Hie carried a silver chafing dish
and bottle of clarot. lie set it. downt ,tn
L-'y tan and reumet two, p.r:i:.. e:iek
ens coie to a turn. "NSure." he whisper
ed chuckling, "'I. kept theso for vou, and
the rest I rteit dlown to Mick Do>lv's sick
child. Tiy,'' wit h ia doWnward sveep of
his hand, ''wouk iot apl)reciate them.'
Before 1 could sp)eak he left. 'T'his
was embarrassing. I kit, however. that
the truest return I could make for Mrs.
Atkinson's htpitality would he to eat
the game and keep dI,ovie ini a good
(laris-sa was very 'tntle; she shtowed
ue the groudtls and talkedi a great. deal
of Sir Boyle Rct ie. Once or twico she
called limin tAlIW1\. Iliei she colored
and was quiet. She seldom spoke of hin
except when we were alone. 1 asked if
he were related t i the famous Sir I,yle.
She laughed and said nto. 'his was to
be his first visiit. t \o'nt worth \lanor -
called so after I ord Wentwoitht Bir iii
Atkinson,one of 1heir recently discovered
ancestors of tlie family. I liked her
more and uore. She seemetl happy, yet
'Oh, dear,'' she said one evening, as
rle sat in a low chair, her slight liguiro
surroided by pul's of tulle and satin;
"how 1 hate all this!" 'T'hle Atkitsonls
were hatvin' a ''ig dinner," as A tkisen
lere called it. "llow .I hate the fuss ani
the etiquette antd the pretension of it all
Why should we live such a sham life?
()l, I like good mattnttners and liice thing's,
Iuit Iot this strnit of uetiniig wIit we
are inot. Look at lennii, with her Iig
lish slang and deternina;ttioni to marry a
title. Oh, I know you'll say- -I know
your coupliments by)heart, \I r. 1'itzp'at
rick-that nothing is to, goo1 for an
Anicrican girl; l)ut soeaw things are too
hal, and one of themtt is to niarry a title
because one is rich."
''And the baronet ?" I said with a bow.
"Oh,"'i' a mischievous light, came intt
her eyes, and(t sh paused, then she
"'I'll be lonest with you1. IIe's not ia
baronCt. IHe's plain' tdward Boyle, dry
goods, Syracuse, N. V. 'apa knoows to
1)11 lie was afraid to invite anybodly here
but you without a title. hen ' we'rt
mtarried we'll break the truth ht In'r gtnt
ly. Of course nanmia won't let papa
give us much; we'll not; be rich, 1butt we'll
ie honest and be ourselves.
'Sir Boyle liocbe!'' cried the footnian
A tall, slight. red mustached young mn
ini an evening suit ente)ed. I glanced RI
his face and met his eye. It v as a shrewd
hut pleasant lace, with hright, goted
lhuimtored eyes alndl a broad forehead. I c
looked like soniehidy. WIt could it
be ? At least. he had a nice look, and I
mentally congratulated (larissa, in spite
of her deceit.
The dinner Was nmagiticen t. I tok
1ennie in, Sir IUy- le hailing With irs.
Atkinson; a rather rickelt e"ount from
some Sounlth .mericant legatiuin took C'hir-'
issa. 1 grew weary of .1 muie English
accent, until L.udovie ent ered witlh tlie
wine cooler- li0e-miiledl ini his usual
haughty way. \\'hen hi, eye tell oti Sir
Boyle his iac' changed.
'lother of Moses' Ie wlispered,
dropping the aparatus he broult in "itlt
Sir Boyle looked uipl firomi his llat.
"l,arry, as I live!'' he exclniiut. "An
wien did you come over ?'' I- ft rg it
ttutitte. j}umped"t upl and s'i:'e t I,ntdo
\ie's hand Lulovie's eyes !illed u i!h
""()ehi, E:ddie, tint houelt;d: it'.: lit:th- 1.
thought to linl you again. Suirc, whti
I went away from th old cahiii you wi rt
a hit of a btoy. And so the 1mnt It r's
dead! I heard that, thouglh I lost Itack
of you all entirely. And me dear lilt lI
brother Edlie's cone Iback to nu' tIanit i
iod!--the only one of me 1loodl .1 have
in the world!''
It was an odd scet e. "Sir I oyle," int
its evening suit, with a .latlt,'nmii ot rose
in his lttoinhol, embr.acin.g t' unin in.
ier ; hlaissa, ptale antd treminug: Je ni
nie amiazed,t andt Mr.is. A t kinson, st ainding
in the attitudte of1 a 31t"dia ablout to mur-i
her her childrencl. Ntbd3 y spoke. .\Ilr.
"Sir Boyle,"' his eyes mizitit, I ariwd' to
"T[his is my ontly~ brtot her, Mlr. A in-a
'3(on. Owing to ei remnlzstance; v'ery com-.
mioni ini Ire'landl, lie left us whenm I wa a
small boy. I canie here and mittle the
lest of the enice's in yourn croumtry"
"I. hear you've b eeni mainig .Ihep'
eyes at Al Iiss (Clari t here,"' i nter'rupI'tedI
SLdo)vie. "'Well, Iakew him , 3 iss Cla,
lie added, leadinig the young lman up1 to
that young lady, with a swt'tpinig, p.
ternal gestu re. " Slit's thlit he of tem,
lie contiiinied, addressing mle in a lw
whiispe3r, ''butt,'' with a sigh, ''l n ish the'
boy hiad lotoketd hiighei' lil in soity.
bthl 31ris. Atkinson antI I ,udttvie bI
onl the miarriatge as a shocekinig iitakIt.
"WVe must get out of this conimtrv'.\
nice conidition of rep ublicaiin simplticity
when One's butler's briiotheri '11 enn iarr'
one('S dalughtIer,' die said to lIin. (.t'trge
WV. Spriggs, once kinown ias the " eliiun
phion ha)lrtend(er' If (Oskosh."' I 13 agreedt
that it waus dlreadlful. L udlovie piassed3
it ..nthellr anmily, wh en lie resliued
his own' inime, "' .arry.
T hlst .1 heardl of thei A tkinisonls wastt
thme rep)or't iihat Mr. A tkinsoni hadt Iboughlt
a castle in Italy with an i estate~ of five~
acres, wlhichl ca(rried w uithI it thea'lt titlo
the CJount of' Spalghett i de ?Alont31e IHos.
St,ill, I fancy that thle niewv Counitess of
Spaghetti ule Monite Hosa is still un
hiappy because shec is rich. I kinow that
the count is happier because of' tIle loss
of his butler'.
Th ''Ie firust da.il,y paIp'r a ppeared t ini
Lotndoni ini 17(1. 'le ctom~tii of anony-11
mous311 anid seurri lus pampl ts 15 s
d iven out, antI, as discu ssioin was fite,
journialismi gradually attrted(13 ( it! ahsI
wrmiters andh its Ipower' beganm to1 eirystatb I
iito a reality. 'The ptenniy paper1'ls ot I
day, which enIjoiy eniiiormos e cichdtioni
in lirge cities, ai,. *oo, innov3iat.itlins 1but
'simpljy r'eetitions 3of lie .\thenin (a
zette, wIch begani Maurch 1 7, lo (i. h);s
( ussions oft vaioi a iopies f'ormied the
miatter' thrownu to the public ini thitst'
thaes, a(113 such! q iestions as, '"WIhI'le
was the soul of Lastzai .:~''' ine 1(our1 idav.s
lhe lay 'n his grave?'' '"What b ecamet 'of
the wiaters after thie flood?'" '"Where does3
hitwful for ia manti to heat his wife,'' wt're
it'iili (uand trited withI ridiculIous St
The11 tallest Iboy in L ancast er, Pa'i., a>
(Iorge IKersey, son1 of h)r. l(crse'y. HI '
i1:8 yetars old3 antd seven1 fet high.
I FI"l) ANCIIEWS EN I),
- i' 1'' /th, .iOt'il-:1 hl11,3 lil3. y,l,I.' I.\
A' -'-l -:l.
Ilh lie n rl.e,le It 'nrrr ot . I'e iii reat1 it.
''rngie l.:(l -nt,"e- of 1II.( ifox .\ t orl hv
Iin(e n ilh OIIer l'obit's or inlere.
(1'rCilu the Ne w Y ou k Tunes)
I ON1)ON, NoViiihei' S.---I"red( Archer,
eIi_ c(e'1bnited jjockey, is dead. 1 is
leatl w1s5 the result of a pistol shot
wouid inflicted by himuself while in at
d'liriiuu reSulti fr41n fever. It iS
rejported' tlhat lit' '1(5 il With tyho,li(d
fever. 1't' Iirst 1 m'pIi 1toii s of ti e 1s1150
a11n ar('dl on lui 1rslny, alte' he had
b'n) pr4it'ett Ut. tlie I .ewe'c raCes. Vli
it IbCaelll(' evidlnt I that his illness was
likely to be( Serious, lie WaS talku' to his
sister1's 1h 4 at Newnut'k't. I!e rapid
ly g't ' "Irs, a1l 11(41 hteen iU a ragilig
fever :.:,- yt'sterlay IIorning. liew Us
l'ft a.11'e Ifo' a few iiinllites, and his at
teitli1, o1411n after leiving thlie sick
nIn0111. h)eard( t',( liStol shots. 1le hurried
I)aek 11d . uu1)111 A i'her' dyiig, having
shot Il111;-el ' u ith a revolver.
.1n1t I .-i iu1es A rcher hales fort htei
I a1t if n yea's i:et' hot olly th4 best.
k14W 'it I 114)i41,t su(tcc''ssfli 1f Eu 'g.
lsh j '-\ y, 4111 his r cuot duriig the
5;jS t c 4 -. (losin1)1 s bleen1 as N)uCCeSS- I
ful a 1t o' 441 the 1ist d4e4'n1 yearts,
durting li (If' wh'ichl he Stood att the head
u the li:,t of 'inning jockeys. Sinec
the 1 lt h 'fo .FIrench in 1M72, he I
has 11 1 i,(r'd 'idi alioulth'S thief jockey,
uad ti!-' .(ntl1,n141m lutl! 11he fir.;t clanI
11)on i1 V U'(', After him, iin the orler
111(11ed, his5 (.Iime WaS cSlaimed by contract
by 1Lor1 I last ings, the I Duke 't West
n1i1ster, ~\latthe'w Ihtwson, of Newmnarket
hii.; h et i'-iln-law ---and the P'ince of
Wales, atll of w\homt 1)101 him liutlsotie
retain(rs. Ire1 A rehe was ablout feet
7 inchlie" i ht'ight, of slim, wiry bhild,
and( rOd1( att from 1115 to. 1'' p)otunds,i
keeping hi inself Ut 1tt wcigiht 1by the
u51e (f Toikis1 hathls do ring thlie racing
Arei('r ''as a nativ\e (oI IPreslr1) y, n(ar)'
Chelteihi:ain, aii the son of William
Arch(4e', 11 f'amtouts crOSS-cOuntry ridei',
who in 15 w.( \on a1 nattionatl retttion
iy winning the ljiverpool (rand Nation
a Nteeples clase on Little ('har'ley, 1.17
puounds up. Young Archer, wh1' w'as 10rn
4on1 .1hiarlitl'y 11 , 1 S5, ct sVeemId4 to lave
been born'1 at jo'kt'y, for when1 butt theI
mt'rest c ildli he was at h lone onliy on the
back of a donk("y or pony. lie was
kno'.wn as a hold 1(1g1 ( rSl "ider -,vtr the
(1loucester stoA le walls wt ith 11 (i Swo 41411
hounds, and Ii is childish nelIe0'415 o1re
fr'(11<Iletly h(:ard1 (r'ying out that1 hie
'\I iii at 1110 ttatl" thlln aiimon41g the
c') I '(u1 itt w1a, at ilite ed11( of the4 hunt.
I1.is Iir<t wilining nlit w\as madle wh(ni
lie was u lilt I1 I ytrs ,141, wen liet 11' \('Oi Iw
Steetclitse at .13angur t on the famous
)ony a\Iil ot 1cint. Iie w11S ap1rcnttced1 1
t* \h.tt;iow iwsia\ of No v.riuarket.
wht 1 ye"ii's of age, andt(1 (Iii S'ptcimlber
'., 1 7w, 'hl I I yea i's oldl, lie won the
Nur"ery' Hlainlycap at Che1sterl;eld, u1n
lthol I)aisy". Iii I72, riliu:; at
Ulllnds, h nlie '41 1ho ' ( 'esar'wI ith l take
(i 31r. . I 4dlill"s Sal\v"tnas, a: victory
whicht was his rea stelliig stone to his
l'a:u aS 1 juckey aid thll' fl1rtnu' of Over
.'i 0,011 w'thih he lei'aves behind him.
Stnl a'ter this lit sutc(ced(d I'oii
F"ren1ch as5 .Lord'( .Iahnouthl's chiect joc tey
and1( it was( inl the rlunploy oft this n( ble
1patru of ite' Inglisi tritlf tIha he' 1'on
someic of iiS 1114 St fanious v"ictoics. Iii
1571 he heu1ed the list. of w\itnniing
juckeys aid luis (1o11e So over 51i10, his
being11 ('Intr lit' Wiod. It was4.(1( duing t
ini the Ce'sar'ewitch w4it lth1 e Tr'i'iah geld
ilg; the o1111) htiu1411 1osand (h0iineais t At
ill tie I l'rby, rstiinig 22 ouns. 41
though hiis;1 bodily weuighit wa1.,' int Sa
l(ounds1. I he 111so w<m41 in 1that Vear tile
W\oode.ote sta kes for to year hIls w ithI
L adlveI '4, 1the Greiat Chlesire sltakes wit h
with 3l1tdeno, thle (Cleariwell SIttke s at
N ewiinar1ke't w ith the r'epen tam ct '(oil,
atid a host (41 lnidticaps, purise'-:iid stake
rac4es. *l Iis 1 iiing as well as his win
in gs inl that yeai' earned4( for1 hhuii till
nicksna);ietoel'he.I's ii iemn Joey" andi ttl
alwas ro 41de' for "the('55 i" iwt
1atience, vigiur1 an torg ter
10(15his n 'trst414 ii,ndto, khejt w)1 heu
hs 11S Cderfun Wuccs. 11I1 Ie wa iatwa11s
n'ady,ili4 and nenlytg4 14 his tirt lt ti-e
~istigst,l los to4'5" secure thel' beiut
and s prio'it d lin' noutsy of1( the4l lstarlts,
sJItrt's''' 1ag he was1 neve left at1 th
pst and4 rarely git liuu'Sl 4tart. liiliiab
"Arceri's iluouts" wer'e ahvar'4s he(avil,y
b4acked aftetl -l 44peningi of h15islonde
Arch 5 1(er wa wonderfutllly'ucifu.i
('1(s it Eniglishi rain1'lg circlies, and1 won1
ths event4''41 s 4oftener:i tha 041 nIy jocke y
tinit (ever liived. JT Cambrloidgesirei is
this rae, run1 onl till 25th oIf host moniith,
he4 wase sc4ond4 Ito4 Sailor' I'rmi el hv a
he(ad1, his mounitll b)einig St. Miron4i, 14114
moutilh's 41lvio, inI 199(1 with3 thlinke1of
Westi iinsterI 's lIi ()r, ini I el w4ithi
I 4ilrr ,ri llard'111 s Iroquoti4s, ill IE w''4ithI
mla11l,t i. Th t' ie thosai"4 ('(11nina hll
won)4 forI((l I.r Fahnl(lthi inl 171 w41ith
Ia i it 183 it (Ial4lian .(14 l,at yea
hei Iwon it with~iiwi,41 l'oirck lItes l'ara-4
IIOx,-e and this' year wth ii tha iwn'erfll
hors1 Ormonde. Il't r 1 ~itt(4rd ' FaaSth
in1,with Spinway,4'and inil1 79 willth ~oI
('tamar, i4iin 187 wIth2 it M r.llill al
mouth's Ditch Oven a forty to ouet
chance andi one of the most sensational
ruces on record; in 18);'5 with I4ord1
ltastings' Melton, and this year with
)rmondc. The champ ion stakes Were
taken by him in 187S witlh .Jannette, in
lt81 with Bentd Or, in 182 with Tristan,
in a walkover after a dead heat with
Thiebias, and in I585 with tu'ahdox. The
Middle Park p late was wnt I by him ini
three successi\ve years, beginniug in I88:,
Rusybody, Melt'on, tttl \'inting heiug
the wilmnting lor:se;. lie tuook the 1)ew
hurst plite on \W'heel of l'otrtune, I>al
(hl and I)utch Oven, atl won th
Czarewitcht for the seeoid timne in I
On ltoseberry. IIt t wie w te Iii' I'rehc
i)erhy, in 18t)8 \ with \l. I f,t''v'uts I etau.
luonyt, andt atgatin ini I5": w\ith thit I)uke
tIe Ca:tree's Frontil. I Ii he won
the grauid prize of Il'aris w it Ih M\lr. ii.
Rhlyn:iill's l iruee. IIlis recurnl of wit tiin
during the past si' yearas i'. as ft ilow.
8fi, 1:! wins; 1 219; in':., 21
ls:t, 2:L I"i I, "_ ll; ., :!Ii. lie
leads" t,t. I t''is vear al,u.I
1r. A reit rile fii' I'. I orilltatdi
Whenut'\er tin raetleuu:an ettubtl ,ecutrte
his SerVies, :idt withlt Ple ithe n tt'he
('ity andl Si bahi lt (int t llt ru.
pouhhtt ftntd tin tirot ('ie stt:.itifakuwi in
1t'iiti 'i. W lh irt' tu is he n - the I )crby', i
l'rinct of Watlts stul :et the t.
Jani 'aLtt' a .t:tht s at .\stte1, w tt! h
D )oncaster It. .at dgei . '
I he " )t'uit .locktey"' m e ati tt r m tti .iiL- t
able r fcor rtiig hst nuthlt, wsitniug i
the Mtidien P'Ilat' t Il guintIs at New- i
tnarket f r tih Prinui of Wa,tle: w\itht his
two eat i L :itly IIt tei to one'
chance. lie 'tn lth l 'rte tIhuliitp t
Sw\"eeptake's III ;hc s:uue mucetintg with 1
Orntld', wul iitl at walkover withIt hinv i 1
on the 'ib , . la.st riu i of the s'ason, i
in a riV St S we'stakes ot' I II st)Ve- i
igns eaoh, Mtelton atual tit' lt btth t
oeuntg withna,w\n. In it n irst ihree days i
of the 'neting Arelitr hatl I I otutst5, l
flitnninttg live nr-ts and bIsinug sit'ni l
three t.iines. l h itee It'p I ret'ious to this 1
meeting hel hal ritiliet for ithe irsi tim t
Olt tht ristt mourst ttuaitgh, winin i
thlet Itird Lieuteunit's ci t) t r I,tr' i
I.oundondecrry).on ('iuiihulsmtern on ( )-lo-\
Arecr was m la'rried in Fohirvr, I .:;,:t
to the niece of hiis oldl trainier. lthdthew .1
I)awson, MIiss Netlie Rose I)awson. Th'le i1
wedding occurrt' at Newniarkc!, where
Areliuer ownuedl a famonus hostieiry, the
l"toutht Iioust'. T'he w Iing wats
attendled1 by many oIt the n bility, auna
the p)resen ts to iti utni 0"<.iipeit were
If as gre:at vatt' as those' oinfiamril
given lit a l'rint 'e. \airs. areii'r tda't i i't
Noveinbcr, InS1i, while giving btirthl to a' I
taughter. ire'r grieti fiat ly ur I
h e wr tith, atd eat ie tth ilt is itttr I
sp)endling tharen utt nt.lis Il'r is10 sui uti.iull
the trip a ross the t"nt intnit. I It t I ti
net"er rt'tOVe"rt'd fr10n Iht gritf t;:tu d hv '
the death of his n ft if :u lit r ttmiut'i t 'lt
the turf only beause h ii lp' i b this
tticte s to patrtiatlly ftrget his li. lt'
was not only tet ' richest jttc-kty" m I:.g- I
land, but the ist pltular titit, at adt
rititu more horsts, ytg aN hfi f wt,
tliiatn y jot t y 1;tii t th' sia hIis
fluo Ig fleii 1ilt, Is tii f it'ii n
Iell \ i( . t,,e , itt e it. : < e ',iIei, fli, u .
l:ejt its iut'ui i' e Irt'tiii , ti'i' t it.itt
1 h'e witlt ptr ad li iten-st in t n i t' tittry"
I(ictrge tntr\ ie itt atni Ihe I:trge \ott
lpt i nilptIh-' h ie itltltr.iz',ifs thi imlit
sif n rt atttled w'itii the l:t. i w t ti
liat a 01eW t iti lt :it lt t nt+I t niist
he takln into ci'ouitt i f cositd rig l t
ehantce of th n nll palies int it I'si
detitiial striigg!t .,I t't 1 . pp itse thai t
(itorge shoulti th n pll Illth sin Vol
i i New lYort'k eity lititi he Ipolll r tiintliii
thI't ' ih ,ile 'the a bt': r e tiu'b its itt
terin denlcy ftw, aris telle waf flit
tialf weak t go, uI l -it. it he:Iui - appa-f li
.tgii2fi t tiituf
T p of Ih. II endti .
(From '.L Ch.ie1O lIetrald. )
S,'ral fricaiils llet at the r'CSildeUcO of
'Junus I,uwtlh, ; 1\ West Congress street,
to witnss smei of the very curious and
interrstintg tettres of his new syst,m of
tinSiuissiun, by contaCt wit.h the body
if the speket, through a solid mediuri1
inlsteadl of thtrouigh attuoSph1eriC itnt
ulseS, Its piacticed i'i alt diaphlragrn in
it ruiutt :. In the l' w systern the in
it lunnllt in actu:icd lv liteii a button
l)ujtectiig tinrut it igainst the side of the
lIi.m1S, tlht up; t; r speals, land lhe
vi1(ratilii : tllat u("t or iii the e xte'riur suir
ace ut the tliitot tiltilig the il ttaec
t thi' wvotds re'tl Conlucted ly the hut
io al its stfut to tho elecitdt's, atl
Ie beinig ishhture , in accotiutct with
he vibrltiols that trn the inuscular
)oid, so to eii, aik, tlrnlsiit a p'rfectly
uiitlut'd w'OrId. (Convl:satlit is ear
ic(d on1 with facilityv thr'ought comblinedl
1lslrnluents, the tonio is munch loudcr
utid fullt r tlnt fund in any of the
liaphnigi u chass, and its tinir is of ai
i ither ad ui 1iorc solid chara1ILCte'r.
( i f it-ilCnlitr i1 VeV il ortnt
iiilits is ltitl it is inle Ilnde t of ofall
ev'tidtal Suunidh or dl)tistane': whic'h
ioftenl1g; itt tfre' ith the good surfee
f the in:,ttnanets of the cltllhonter y
t il- t p t iat n:y bo sturrunid ey
u y uuulber u' 11eo1)le liking houdly,
iii nly his Voice awill be tra isuIittedl.
TIh' lo udill'Ss and1 (1learness With wthuichi
Setci s c cI i s ISilittIe with the'e inst-ru
1l'I ;nti is; w nel'irt l. I)h1ring the !x
I hit i it tf this Yuriti us Ilnew princi
>1(' the(1 inve ntor app)1)lied ftl button
o tt' tup of i h d andl trans
iitted 5petel in a perfectly clua voice,
uilv not as tul lits itlt- l it-e u litit ily of
tohlig; ails)o to thl baIllk of t.hi' nt'e,
-urious inirts of the' chest and(1 oitier
>arts III Ilith bod , il iii I gouod, eictle
it tn , t t'I V W ti I llt dcin i n-tt t ii -
(hihi k'. \ l est w std:lulu l it it I t -t
)oun tntigt of Ic:it, 11iId tloull this,
l ilt t i otli caii ss tI, transiission
is I ' ItI--.
i-t' in\. tlor has a lin at. his house inii
)p afitt 'li. a two-mil resiittuce.
is (5:4 takenl t(il : lllli t tai Li forcig
>itelnts CU\ Cring this nc\w art.
sI elle rtr l or I t H. I F tti
(\t ' I.. .! t i it i it .\t ,..t COn .ti ttm t .
.\l ;lt- f'int lil Witr i th' eX10'essiilu
ithna l he.1"' Iml t'pithet "aIInmal,"
s apl}ti1ld1 to heat1, wonlhl .Seemi to t"onvey
he tid a ilot i was aI ip etulitt khll 0f
aill, dii riii fr nt other kinds f htt 'at.
intl this is oto tih it at'. do irII I l sts
an i)-' brug t 10 hlar upon i', i '5hib
Its h sa0 pn,'u)riiis and pr<411015 thec
am11) 'tlt ts is the heat p)rldluced Iutttsid
,' aniliia lo in, s lIy the IIUrnilg of
Cuu tt, t'ii1, gas, tl ., t'. A s ordllil ry
o-at colines fr'llein 11ihu15tion, or thie
miifg 1 mhini-t'tllig, t int'rl'nrce
stouhl apptIltar intul that lnliti heitl
llso 15 1t dttccd is1pd 1e nun ionustitill tO thl
Iurning of siot hilitng. Auit 1ilt s ha:,
bItti show\n to bit t t ait u '1 t e life
ttd ht1 ula lth tithe ir of ItIirnals ie
tnip1r) t ur!tlte of thi'ir bX)<ht'M shiul bet
I1pproxilunnily lull degret's lf J1',thr'n
wli'it :eth i hit ai t-'1s c a i trullI ton
s lisoltlly" nmlu h cooler ithl i th:I h to
Vivi to t:t Intt' h atinstI ttl th, l vute
il iiiit- u t hiir ntl, so ti speak,
t hieb I n div(l)op(s tht rn.
w litt il ts i'- i tat is iluIln ti iuinIt
1)iltud's I tldy to i:t'tep its 1t'lll t'rat1lrt up1
Sliti nt nd sttullaly' Thetnswer is
i)ot1, 'hsp cilly llrtatiin Iind 11(1 II old, Is
d it li l m ih i ot ly li s if a sil:i
Il'u l ii1iO tonl (-;tii b h ll.l Ili
u)ni lt i- I <-) " u 11' i lt \\ a Itiit, ecr til
Ia hi lut l. Eml, lrdl 15,il l lt h . s edi
i i li i io o I, ill sut ul-i . i I t ii i n
I it. w- ill li- Isi eri I t ]<,tit i- - tlijiit
i- ine l or anll i t'l thood, m Im an: fo n di
WOMEN IN TIHE WAR. ~
lion 'They Met Their Trials and DictDulties to
limes of Adversity.
Southern women are always interested
in any inoidents connected with the late
war; they aro proud of every sawtifico
they were ever called upon to nake, and
would willingly have borne ten times
more had it been necessary. The Phila
delphia Times has two exceedingly pleas
ant correspondents, both Southern wo
men, and both portray vividly many
scenes and incidents familiar to our
readers. One, a lady who was teachiu
school in Alabama, tells of the originah
ty of our women when necessity was the
law; it brings back the old times and old
times and old scenes; sho speaks among
other things of the substitutes used for
tea and coffee, and says: "I was perhaps
most (lillictlt of all to tind a good sub
stitute for cofIfe, which was twenty-five
to thirty dollars per pound, and very few
had it or could get it at that price. Homeo
planted large patches of okra, the seed
of which when parcled was often mi-.
taken for pure coffee. Yam potatoes,
pcekd, sliced thin, cut in small bits,
dried )crfectly and then browned, wore
thought 1 y some to be bettor than
browned okra seeds. Browned wheat
and burnt corn mado a passable bever
age. For tea raspberry leaves did very
nicely. Many planted the raspberry
vine all around tse garden fence, so as
to gather 'tea' when wanted.'' Then she
goes on to tell how we managed in io
gard to light: ''As neither candles nor
kerosene oil could be had we fell back
on moul(lng candles, which had long
lain obsolete. In lieu of kerosene, the
oil of cotton seed, groundpea oil and the
oil of compressed lard served well the
nee(d of the times. When there was no
oil for the lamps or tallow for the can
dles, which at times befell, mother wit
Woutl( suggest sotte expedient. I re
member one evening at a neighbor's
house being pleasingly diverted on en
tering the dining room at the improvised
lamp for the evening. It was simply
the round 'globes' of the 'sweet gum'
tree, placed in a shallow vessel of oil.
The globes, becoming thoroughly satu
rated with the oil, gave a fairy-like light,
beautiful to behold." Next she speaks
of the ingenuity we exercised in regard
to our fancy articles, and how proud we
were of our homespun dresses; she says:
"We soon learned to make fans of the
wing feathers of the geese. When the
feathers were mature we would pluck
them, being very careful in plucking to
string the feathers one by one as they
were taken out. All the right wing
feathers were placed on one string and
the left wing leathers on another string,
so that, when we arranged the feathers
fur making the fan each feather could
be placed in its proper place and would
have the fitting curve. We soon be
came quite skilled in the art of making
futs. Besides these for home use we
made and sold in the city of Eufaula
many fans for as mch as i11 and $15
I apiece. I nade one for nmy mother of
the dark olive green feathers of the pea
fowl. The handle I covered with a picco
uf dark green silk velvet. On either
side where I had joined the handlo and
feathers i1 laced a rosette made of the
smll green ad blue variegated feathers
that adorn the neck and breast of the
I0tr R t tf-a.i : 1ni.:sses.
\W had all joined hinds in the task of
iaking the slaves' winter suits and after
we haul them linished Mrs. (. 1)romised
ts eicli ih liolesputi dress. Wo set
d'iout the task of niking these last and
in few weeks had our dresses ready to
we. We hind to begin at the founda
tiu anid hadlt hard work getting through
it, but we succeeded splendidly. A
nteiglhi' imade hmer.self an elegant dress5,
the muaterial b eing an old, woin, black
silk dress aind lintt colttol. Thie silk was
ra'eled itly, then mtixed with the fino
white cotton antd carded all together till
thoroughly blenided. Whten spuun andl
wovetn it formted a Ibeatifutil texture of
gray, soi t anId silkishi to thte touch. The
bst of the worn silk wias piut by for
ciordiing an d coverinig the buttor:s made
of )15 psebioard, andl othterwise t.rimming
the dlress. We sooni found use for all
thte worn umrinios, eassimneres and silks.
Wheni raveled up, corded and spun
gloves antd capesIL~ were knit of them."
Anid so~ ont through a, long list of howv
houtr lpeople manuiaged do)mestmo
alblars. Thle otheri writer', a Virginiia
hidy, brcighitens up the lark days of '61
lby anuixing mecidents, showing that
every clouid ims~ its silver liining. And
nit onlty tlit, bitt that our t'outhiorn
womien were brave, cheerful and willing
to, endutre, even unto the bitter end.
iie hiin n 4'entipedie oIf illa Tioi.
. companlii y o)f immnigrants hade1 amped
in New Mexico, and1 one night ono of
thie piarty, who was sleeping on the
gro)umiul, wias awakened by apJeculiar sen
Sapion on his toes, Hie looked and saw
ant enormuous centipedotd crawling across
his foot.. Only a few feet, from him was
the canil ptire, and lie could see every
liber (if the reptile. K'tR',N its pcu
hiarities and the eilfect of its sting, hez
wa,Is in aL over of excitement, Afraid to
inove IL nuitsele, lie dared not attempt to
shake it oIl. A fter a second's pause he
reached under his head, got his pistol,
aiti,.taking deliberate aim, fired. It was
a life-saving shot for the man. The
cenitiped(e divided anid dropped on each
sido of his foot. u14t 'e conies the
most remarkable p)art of the story.
Within an hour after the shot was fired
the men heardl a terribule groaning from
e of their mules tied only a few yanis
away. They went to them and found
onle of thenm with his left foreleg swolion
to, an immense size. Thme swclling in
creased, as dhid the atgony uind groans of
the biruti, iuntil it diedl in about thirty
miiites th ereafter. An exafminattioni was
miade, andl it was discoveredl that the
bullet that had severed tho centipede
hiad enttered ghie smule's foot just above
the hmool' and inoculated it with .o
poisoni fromi the reptile.--TIomtbstone
Near TIrenttoi. Edlgetiehil, Alonday, M1.
'1. IPad get t lost his barni istab5ules and smoke
house biy ant inicendary fire.
Jut Spaisrtanuhiurg emmiit*y, hist week(, Mr.
(iriy lost twivo gins, four lhil.s of cottonIr,
seulei'. rouc seed by Ir.nd uilwas severely
O \e a lit paidgeus. itt homite wthih
followts a hien andt her Atickens abolut, the
The lhen shoiuhll bei a goodii sub)jet for theQ
phlouiogra ph lur, for sIhe wv ill set sti..