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MAGCIKS AimimjBE wWir
Maggie Clarke wee a beautiful girl;
Bjm metrical I y proportioned, with flaxen
hair falling down to bar waist, fall round
face, blushing ohaaki, para, bright blue
eyes, with two pouting, cherry lipa, thai
made one leal like pressing bar to hta I
heart, and covering thena with kisses.
She was now eighteen years old. Htr
lather bad settled on one of those rich
bottoms of tha Ohio, at the lower end of
what is sometimes called "Sevea Mile
Island.' At the time of which we write
there resided a family of McAfees, ea
what is now called Montours, run, be
tween whom aud the Clarke's the most
intimate friendship existed.
"Maggie," said Mr. Clarke, <*I want
you to go over to Mr. McAfees and bor
row his rifle. The look ef roiae is bro
ken, and ss we want t* kill ear hogs to
morrow, I cannot bear the old fashioeed
barbarous way of knocking tkem la the
brad with an axe."
It was then three o'clock in tke after
noon ot a beautiful November day. The
trees were all stripped of their leaves,
except here and there a red oak that
still held on to its faded foilage.
?Yon will hare to harry, Maggie,9
said Mr. Clarke, 'or it will be night on
yon before you get back/
?I aril) make all the haste possible,
she replied, 'but I asa not afraid to be
in the woods after light, especially with
such a beautiful moon over head/
Tafciwg the ateep, hilly path, she ar
rived at neighbor McAfees just ae tke
last ray a ?I the sue were disappos.? iug in
Supper would be ready in half ae kowr
Nothing: would do but that s*v ?ernst
stay and take tea with tkem. By the
time it was over, it was dark. Bat the
fnll orbed moon, without ae interesting
cloud, was illumining the eastern hori
zon and in half an hoar mere would be
p urins her beautiful light ever kill and
There was a young Jenkins j eat from
Fort I'itt ? aa l'utsburg was then called
?for supper, dressed ia tke Uteet Style
oi frontier, fashion, and having all tke
equipments of a forester.
After if aggie bad placed tke pouch
and her? en her parson in regular ban
ter style, and taking the gun in her hand
waa preparing te leave, M-. Jenkins pro
posed to accompany her. ?he tkactked
htm for his kind offer; Wat declined it.
He insisted. What could she do bat
They bad reached tke ridge along
wkiek the path wousd its traf toward
her home. The fascinating Mr. Jen
kine, excited by tke romance ef youth.
impressed with the beautiful moonlight
scene, and inspired by tke presence of a
heaatifxl girl, had uttered a greet many
soft nothings. He was well dressed,
good looking and Maggie wee pleased
with kis talk. Before tkej bast reached
the ceo of tha kit, he kad almost taken
the place in her heart of Wallace Stew
ard her acknowledged lover, so honied
had been hi* words.
No soooer had they roackedtht irrag
alar path leading along the ridge to
Maggie's home when they hoard tke
howl of wolvea in the distsncc. j
?What is tkat Miae Clarke!' inquired
Jenkins, with e slight tremor of voice. 1
"1 think," she answered, "it is the 1
howl of wolves. From the sound, I judge
they are in considerable awmbee, a od
they seem to be coming this war."
"Had we not better retain until they
have passed?" he asked.
"No," ahe replied, "yott can return if
you wish, but I am going home.
Another vicious howl from the blood - (
thirsty animals' and this time they seem
ed to be qesite near At hand.
'Here,' Mies Clarke, Met me asifeynvj
to olimb this beech. But before he bad
time to complete the senteeoe, he saw in
in the distance by tke clear light el tke
full moon, now above tke hills, a pack
of ten or twelve wolves eoaing at full
speed along the ridge. Without fur
ther ceremony, he swung hltnsell into
the branches of the tree leaving Msggie
I to take care of b?v*el/.
I Thus deserted, ehe hastened along the
path lesding to her home ,uatsl eke waa
thoroughly exhausted and composed to
stop for brbafh. '
She was provoked-' angry, a| the now
ardjv spirit of her craven jrsllant. , . i
* She selected u position?resolving to
sell her life dearly as powibly,?at the
roof of a hnlf fallen tree.
She oarefulj examined the priming
?f her guo. WbiU doing .this, hsr
attention wu arrested by tho ooncereeu
ery of ths whole pack of wolvos,
Looking ?Ter the course she bad come
now illumined bj the soft light of 'the
full moon, she saw the whole gang ef
wolves ha'ted st the old beech in which
Mr. Jenkins had taken refuge. They
were scenting around its base; some of
these with forpsws, on the body of the
tree, and noses uplifted, were snuffing
the sir. She knew that governed by
instinct, they would not long remain
there, nod that in s little while, the
whole, pack would be upen her. Nor
had ehe to wait leng. With fearful
howls they time bounding down tho riJgo.
The bright moon nuking it almost asligh'
so day, enabled her to see that her pur
suers were in no inconsiderable nnmber.
As they advanced sad osme within
shooting distsnce, taking the bast aim
she eonld she fired into the pack. The
gun baring been loadod with buck shot,
three of then were wounded and went
howling .round with pain, while the
whole gsng, by the report, was brought
to s sudden bait,
While in the net of re loading, she
wss startled by the report of a rifle near
st hand. She looked round and bohcld
He had eome from his home 'Seren
Mile Island' to seo Maggie. Being in
formed by Mr. dsrke of her visit, he
took his rifle?-an inseparable accompani
ment in tboei days?and hastened alonj
ths psth to meet her. He arrive 1 at
the scene of danger just as she dischar
ged hsr piece.
'Don't be alarmed,' Maggie, he said,
loading op quick, and gire these blood
thirsty hounds another broadVido.'
At the reeond discharge two of the
wolves pierced through the brain, fell
dead. The others, beeomiug alarmed at
the discharge of the guns aud ths fall
of their companions, with terrified
howls, took the back course along the
?|fr. Jenkins, wit" startsd to accom
pany nie, hearing ths cry of ths wolves,
and besoming alarmed, took refuge in
yon bench tree?ah..H sre go back to his
assistance!' inquired Maggie.
*No,' replied the young man, 'let him
rooet there till morning.'
Mr. Jenkins,without stepping the time
he intended, enjoying ths society of the
lovely Miss McAfee found that impera
tive busiosne called hia to leave early
next morning for Fort Pitt.
??s?sss>?? ?omsss??? - -
A Qarer Wedding!
t'AsMrOM TaI.MAOK, or Titk New Tobk
Tabernacle, Maiiryi.no a Com
HKCTICUT CoUlM.r IV M ASijt: KRAOK
CoBTUME IV TBC Hs.OOKT.VN AOADK
Mr or Music.
In Brooklyn all devoat people who
prefer to have ther religion served up
with Cayenne pepper mixed with rose
leaves go to the Tnberoaole, of whioh
the Rev. Dewitt Talmage is pastor.
9asbo tiese since the srk of tho aovsn
not wat destroyed by fire, and at present
there is te progress st the Brooklyn
Academy of Mnsie s Indies' fair pro
coeds of whieh it is understood, sro to
he devoted toward the bnildiog of
another snd more gorgeous tabernnele
then before By his admirers Mr. Tal
msge is believed to bs far superior as a
preacher to his prntoype, Spnrgoon,
who holds forth in the borough ol
Sonthwark, on the esst side of the
Thames. Parson Tal mags is a sort of
snore antique Presbyterian, aud his con
gregation, ss iwtueese one numbers
sjvor twelve thousand persons. Half of
the pretty girls who were wont tn>attend
Plymouth Chnrch bars deserted it, and
are now steady communicants at ths
shrine ef the fiery snd poetical Parson
Talrange, who holds the same rank in
the chnrch that Walt Whitman holds
among the naves. Some idea may then
be forrcod of the excitement that whs
caused in the breasts of 3,000 fsir ladies
of XaJmagc'e ohnrch, who are in nightly
stUedaoce at (he fair at the Brooklyn
Academy, when it wss sanonnocd that
n nodding would tske place .last even
Lng on the stage of that histrionic build
ing, aid that Rsv. Mr. Tabings would
officiate and join two loviug hearts io
tho holy bonds of wedlock. The mar
riage some people might suspoct to he
an sdvertising dodge to draw n crowd
to the fair st an oxtr.i admission, but all
doubts as to its probability, a* woll .is
its authenticity, wore set at res' by tho
appearance oF the following ticket,
which was sold at the door of the Acade
my to the thousands who sought admis
sion last evening :
: YK GRANDE YVEDDYNGE \
In ye Anticnte Costume. ? :
: AT YE AGA DEMIB OF
j MUSIC, ^
: On ye evening ol Thursday, ye ?
27?h day o yo Months ol
j March, A. D 1373, J j
At Eight o'clocko. !
: Parson T?LMAGE, of ye :
j n:eeting house, will unite jB * ?
o ?uple io yo holy bondsfx^ . $
Price keroof, >e\ |
: Four Yorke shillings to ytf' *
Weddynge and ye Fair.
At half past scvon o'clock last even
ing the erowds of well dressed and
enthusiastic pcrsous who had assembled
in the vicinity of the Academy doors
waa really extraordinary. There was
a crash ef satins and velvets, a marvel
ous combination of perfumes and torrent
of small talk.
"What will she wear, I wonder ?"
asked one young lady who evidently
believed that marrying nnd giri'ng in
marriage was the chief business in life.
"YYhat kind of a fellow is the bride
groom ; is he solid J" remarked an ex
cited dry goods clerk.
"I ruppose Mr. Talmagc will give
them his blessing, and send them ttome
iti a truck at the expense ol thochurih,"
suggested nn individual whose trre\er
ence was only excelled by the blooruiug
glare of red scarf.
And here let it be understood that an
advertisement had been inscr'cd for
some days, in whi?h ii ??*a jia.depth**
auy re?p?cuhle couple who wished to be
married free of cost and iu costume of a
hundred years ago, on the itage of the
Brooklyn Academy of Music, would be
provided with the necessary costume* j
and outfit teutporarily, by the managers
of the Tabernacle, free. To this adver
tisement there were fifty-two answers,
and it was necessary, notwithstanding
the desiro for notoriety ahvayicto he
f-?u:id atimn;^ a free and enlightened !
American public, to select one couple.
The happy tvniu Tbo dro* the lucky
nu'..,lvr were Janies SVilletts ahd Minnie
Wtllctts, of Stamford, Conn., who held
until last night the relation of cousins.
(.% Blnmes supposed to represent the Now
England of one hundred years ago but
which in reality wera suggestive ol
every lsnd under the sun tor the titty
years antecedent to the battle of New
Orleans, were loaned by a masked ball
costumcr, who was ducidedly anxious to
have his osmc 'n the Harald, but who
must, for obvious reasons, remain for
ever iu ob>curity. For one Lour the
happy couple were to be gilded with
the ofFulgcnee of borrowed plumes, aud
then they wer* to relapse into their nor
mal and bucolic Connecticut apparel.
The doors of the Academy, which has
a very handsome iutorior, swung open
and displaced the stage, decorated aa it
would have been in Athens er Aloxan
dria, 1,5tr() years ago, lor the ^i. hum
that were to f'<x!low. The crowds of
well-dress d men and wome t so 1 boys
and girls swarmed in and took their
seats. A burst of music, wild and
triumphant, broke from the brazen
instruments in the orchestra, and u ?loa I
silence followed for a moment, only to
be suceerdej by the kali'whispered
gossip, so dear to all feminine hearts
Th^n solemnly up tha main aisle ?
.'hall it be called to aisle under the oir
enmstnncea?proceeded s hetrrogenious
procession of about ihirty pers-ms clad
in tho costume of a hundred years gone
by. First came tho bridegroom, a raw
counlry lad of twenty years, in a blue
velvet, coat trimmed with silver bin line;
a white satin vest edged with gold and
small gilt buttons, and white silk stock
ings an I smalls. Iiis hnir was p ut lere 1
a la Louis Qtlinxc, and he wore a queue
and bla:k Velvet, with buckles. From
his throat depended a lace handkerchief
such as tho elder Adams mos* perfect
gentleman of his time, might luv? worn
Then cstno the bride iu a gorgeous pearl
satill dres? trimmed in all tho fanciful
trickeries of the Palais ltoyale and hup
ed up with ornaments. A poiat Uce veil
covered her lovely hhoulders, aud her
dark brown hair was powdered to the
consistency of the summit of Mount
BluiiO On a wintry day 11 * r hand-'
encased in borrowed white kids, and she
wore the white high-heeled shoes ol the
Regency "Isn't she sweet," o< ied .?
hundred voices. Following her came
tho groomsmen and the bridesmaids?the
former haying thoir hair powdjrod and
wearing white siik stockings and brooch
es, buckles on |hcir ?hocs ?tnd laughter
in their eyes and the bridesmaids wear
ing Dolly Vardeo and Wattead dresses
looped up, tho hair powdered n hi
Pompadour, and their tine shoulders
adorned with salmon-colored and white
crape shawls. Tho coiffers woro eur
rounded by large horn combs, such as
our great-grand mothers woro, and the
entire party wore a look of blissful anil
eagsr expectation. Tho name of tho
ladies and gentlemen attendant on tho
ride and bridegroom, who followed
hem arm in arm, were as follows: Mr.
K. Latham and Mrs. McFarlane, Mr.
W. H. Haws and Mrs TV. H. Haws.
Mr. DeForest Voorhies and Mrs. Clurk,
Mr. D. Seelcy and Miss Matilda Ilawx
hurst, a deliuiOtis and blooming b'u.ude ;
Mr. and Mrs. Wendover, Mr. and Mrs
Nichols, Mr. Ames and .Miss Suckej
Clark, Mr. Henry Latham and Miss
Sloutcnhurg, Mr. A. 0. Jones and Mrs.
Wall er, and Mr. and Mrs I'aul Sto it.
Mrs. Clark was most distinguished for
conversational ability, and Mr. dunes
for gallant and knightly bearing although
his armor did not fit him well. As the
happy party reached the base of the
?tage, at the cud of the parsage, the
orchestra etrnck up Mendelssohn's mag
nificent "Wedding Marth," and the
bridegroom and bride followed by all
their attendants, mounted the Stage aud
formed u wido souii circle, extending
nearly tho whole width ol the prosceni
um, tho bride aud bridegroom remain
ing in the centre, faced by the brilliant
audience Rev. He Witt Tnlmage as
ceuded tho stage, a pule, nervous and
intelligent luu\tug um?, ?rSi cmIvuo
having beeu obtained, the bridegroom
at a signal made them hy the pastor, ad
vanced slooc from the semi-circle aud
stood before Mr. Tnlmage, who was
ready to marry them. Mr. Tulmage,
who necessarily had his Lack to the
audience and was dressed in plain black
clothes, began tho marriage isomco ol
the Presbyterian Church in a lo.v t mo,
and tho responses ware made in an in
distinct manner by thu happy couple,
who married without a ring, according
u? the Pre&bytcriaii fashion. ''Pur bet
ter or for worse, until death d ith you
part," whispered Mr.Tnlmage, und t!i n.
uot feeling himself, from his d irp cm ?
lion, equal to tho task, ho said t > tin ol 1
gentleman with white whiskers, "Mr.
Ltthant, please kiss the bri le for m !."
The old gctlcmaa rushed for ard with
the agility of a mountain goal an 1
smacked tho bride, aud all the bridal
attendants shook bauds, several of the
gentlemen kissing the brido in turn
Then tho audience nppaud -1. the bri Ic
maids went hack to th* Now Kngland
kitchen in the fair, the bride and bride
rmm inarched out solemnly into an ante
room, where a plctltilul New Knglnnu
.-upper of pork and brans aud ice cream
had beeu provided lor them, and after
the oxcitemeut bad subsided they
divested themselves of thoir borrowed
finery, and this morning they will take
the New Haven train for the prctt)
littlo lowu of Standford, Oonuceticut,
there to live forever in peace and clover.
And no ended the strangest marriage
ever porfortutd in Brooklyn. The con
gregalion of Mr Tslmngc's church nre
to provide a piano and a sewing mach
me lor the h ippy couple
Postai. C tnn ? -The l*.-*t office
department, it ih staled, will, on the 1st
of May next, commence Ihc issue to
postmasters uf the postal cards authoriz
ed hy the ncl of June 8, 1872. The card
adopted in live and one eight inches in
lenglit aud three inches iu width, and is
mails of good, stiff paper. On tho upper
loft hand corner tire the words "Uoitcd
States Postal tV.rd." with direction* t i
??write the address only on this side, the
other." The back, intended lor the
communication, is entirely plain. The
j cards will be .*old for one cent each
ucitlur more nor less, whether ill largo
quautilios or in small. Their object is
to facilitate letter correspondence, and
provide for tho transmission through the
mails at a reduced rate of postage <>;'
short communications either printed or
! written in pencil or ink Th y may.
I therefore, be used for orders, iutitations,
j notices, receipt aoknowlodgements and
j other rcrjuirciuonl el business and socinl
life and the fuhttor desired to bo oon.
veyed luaj be either in writing or in
print or partially in bt"h In theii
treatment as mail matter they are to bo
regarded by postmasters the same as
soiled letters, are not as printed.
Tho Farmers' Movement Against
ilaving for some years forcsocn that
tho next phase of popular aud political
ngitatioo would turn upou administra
tive and economic questions, vre are not
unprepared to consider these intricate
subjects, nor does the Republican party
shrink from the assumption of the re
sponsibility to aid iu thoir solution.
The agitation of the question of cheap
railway tolls, which has been carried on
in Illinois and the adjoining States, cul
minated in the holding of a regular
Stiles convention at Springfield, 111. in
which the fanners were represented by
upwards of three hundred regularly
eii sen and accredited delegates; and
thus the movement has assumed a tuag.
nit ti le that challenges the attention of
the entire country.
We regret to observe that it is a class
movement; for we would'have greatly
preferred if our citizens generally with
out distinction of occupation or political
profession, who are injuriously affected
by the cxtaortionato demands on the part
of railways for toll and fare had united
to device proper remedies.
There is always danger that a class
movement will be self-interested, partial
and prejudiced and that it will arouse
tha jealousy of other interests. The
farmers are, moreover, likely to be temp
ted I)}' political demagogues to incorpor
ate in their platform resolution! of a
purely political nature, so that a few of
?**?,,? nuy l"? iouaSedad into now nnrtv
relations. Should they yield to these
insidioiu suggestions the railroad* will
not be slow to take advantage of t Ii is
mi take to divert the current of public
opiniou by the substitutiou of question*,
that are but remotely connected with the
mint of issue. Tints far the farmer**
have pursued a judicious course; and the
resolutions joining to the luereasa of
salaries and the tariff which wore ndop
Lo 1 by tho convi ntio'i en the first day,
were v.ry properly recousideroJ ou the
s< e iud and laid upou the table upou the
ground ol' inev. lanoy.
Annexed are the resolutions, which
fully set forth the natuse of tho com
; laints of the producing olaasc* uf tho
We t< rn State*;
"First That all chartered monopolies
not regulated and controlled by law have
proven in this respect detrimental to
public prosperity, corrupting in their
management, and dingoroua to republi
"Second. Tho railways of the world,
except iu th r-e eouutrios whord they
have been held under strict regulations
and .supervision of government, have
proved themselves as full of arbitrary
ox tuition, and opposed to free institu
iinns and free commerce between the i
States, a* the feudal barons of'.be mid
?' Thud. That we bold, declare, aud
resolve that this despotism which defies
our laws, plunders our shippers, impov
erishes our people, and corrupt our
tiovcruuient shall bp subuded und ma 1?:
to sub ervo public interests at whttover
? /<?..,', That we believe the State
did not, and could not cooler any of Us
sovereign power upon any corporation,
iiol tli.il now is the most favorable lime
to Bettle the question, so that it may
never be hcrcaftoi uiisuttdY'i-atood that a
Slat i cannot create a corporation that it
cannot Ihoreufter control.
" ficsttfreit, That, in view of the pre
sent extortions, we look with alarm upon
the future of an interest which can cum
hi.ie, in the bands of a low men. a c ipi
tal of lie rl) 8250,000,000 in our own
Mate, and 84,000,000,000 in our Union,
and WO believe it essential to liie pros
periiy of all clashes that tbia contest
continue until those corporations ackuow
ledge the supremacy of the law.
il Respired, That we urge the passage
of a bill enforcing the principle that
railroads are public highways, aud re
uniting railroads .to mate actual con
uections with all roads whose tracks
reach nod er > s -their own, and t? re
ceive and transmit all cars and trains
offered over their roads at teas inable
maximum rates, whether offered at such
erodings or nt stations al rt)g their rondo,
: and emp nveiiug the making of con no.*
lion* by municipal corporations for that
purpose and foi public
A Considerate Pickpocket
Wo have received tho following cur?
ious letter, and print it for what it is
Slit: Please advise your renders al
ways to leavo their names nod addresses
in their pocket-books. It frequently
happens in our business that we come in
possessio i of portemonnaies containing
privato pupcrs and photogrsphs which
we would be glad to swturn, but we have
no means of doing so. It is dangerous
to enrry thorn about, so we are foroed to
destry them. I remember an instanco
where I mot with serious trouble because
I could not make up my mind to destroy
a picture of a baby which I had (band
in the pocket book of a gentleman
which camo into my hands in the way
of business on the Third arcnuo road.
I had lost a baby mysolf, tho year be
fore., of the same age as this ono, and I
would hare given all I bad for such a
picture. There wa3 no name in tho
portctuonnaie, and no way of finding
out who was the owner, so liko a fool I
advertised it and got shadowed for it by
the police. Tell your readers to give
us a fair show to be decent?and alvfayn
leave their addresses in their pooket*
hooks. We want to liro aud let lire.
Yours, truly, A PICKPOCKET.
Photographic Feat.?A San Fran
oiaoo photographer has succeeded in ob
taining a picture of a race horse going
at its highest speed. A local paper
states that the artist procured all the;
sheets to be had in the stable, and with
these made a reflecting back ground.
Over this OcddcM was trained to trot,
aud everything was then in readiness
for the trial. Tho great difficulty was
to transits an impression wmie tno norso"
was moving at tho rate of thirty eight
feet to tho second. Tho first experiment,
of opening and closing the camera on
the first day left Ub result; the se.-nsd
day, with increased velocity in opening
and closing, a shadow was caught. On
the third day, the artist haying Studied
tho matter thoroughly, contrived to
haye two boards slip past each other by
touching a spring, aud in so doing to
leave uu eighth of an inch opening for
the Gvo ituudredth part of a second, as
the horse rasscd, and by an arrangement
of double lenss.s, crossed secured a qeger
live that shows Occvfont in full motion
?a perfect likeness of the horse, The
space of titno wss so small that the
spokes of the wheels of the sulky were
caught as if they were not in motion,
This is probably tbc most wooderfoi
success in photographing ever yet
A Good Farmer.?One of our best
and Uioat accurate farmers informs us
says tho Country Gentlem?nt that when
a boy, as soon as he had learned book*
keeping at school his father employed
him to keep tho farm account?tho eost
of labor, amount of work expended on
each field time of pcrfor uing operations
plowing, sowing, cultivating and har
vesting, amount of crop, pricet ^t which
Sales were made, Ac. lie s0v.<n becamo
much interested in farm operations, and
throughly aco, tainted with all tho detail
of w >rk, in a moro complete manner
than he ever c till have been in any
nther way, and was early placed on the
track of farming regularly and systema
tically. Let other farmers follow this
example with .their sons, and we should
have less of random hip-skip husbandry
and more ef order and success.
A London correspondent says : Mr.
Gladstone and Mr. Disraeli, unlike in
many things, arc particularly unlike in
their manner of entering the House.
Mr. Uludstona usually slips in with a
rapid step from behind the Speaker's
chair, Looking suddeuly at the front
bench you see him there. Mr. Disraeli
takes the opposite course. Ho enters ai
the door which is farthest from hia seat.
Ou a field ntght ho ordinarily stays
away until the t hamber is full and our
ious. Shortly before five o'clock ho
saunters in, his coat unbottened and
thrown back, one hand holding out his
bat a little way, his stop slow, hia fea
tures wtsriug a stolid or indillere.it ex
pression. Strangers whisper, "There's
1 uxay 1" "Where t" " ?? hy just going
up the floor to bis seat." "Ob, I see
him ; dour me, so it is."
The man who never *'smiltV' will
stump ! Im State for the Sons of Temper
ed ?? this, wiuter.