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Ueyonhl t i is vale ot Forrows,
Beyond the flowingi ilo,
leyond fle sliining pioritals,
Where love and peace abide.
Beyond tle care and oilling,
lley ind th ceaseless strif'e,
Beyonti he lapse of' veary years,
To an jitmortal hfe.
Beyond tie sighs and trying,
Ileyond ilit painl autu nloat',
Beyond tile gates of lcaven,
Where sickness is unkniitown.
Beyond the wail of orphans,
The widow's mournfil erg',
We lierit a voice that whiepers
IWc'il neet tihee in the sky."
Perlips 'we dread (he comting
Of' tle nngel clolIted in white
The messenger of glory
Frot tle beauiteous realins of light.
But we recollect th.lpved onres
Th:t 'have guine fi' tt. 1'4 IBe'ore,
To, t li lauil ot'.oy intil biaulty -
To the evcr verdant shore.
Th en.we linste with joy to greet them,
Thirking R not, of then below
Caritg more fr those in ileaven
Thinkiip -ooni our Lord to know.
Bob Motis' "at'Lel VersC."
We meet. ui-on lie level, though from every
Thie ric- niwn fruto Ji a niansion, (lie poor
m an tront his 1ome-.i
p'or fihe rich mvnt lenve . his vuqalti i and
stiate ut t.i -e thio Masoni's door,
And (he ioor ma:Ji iid't li - trie ruspect uti
on tle clieckered P!oor.
A1dAill))1N ; 0t Il E I (IND It 1 11. L 1lP.
fY TIl i.. AT COF T IiFirolton." I
Ala'lditt was on Arabian ; hiiigh
who reiehedi a high degrec, atIuitgh
unotlin.g but the -on ofi' poor ttihbr
originally. Now, -i man 'may carry
oi thie tgilring business and get.rich,
an1d yet be a m.ighty poor tailor : but
we aire assured that Aladdin's family
were r ally in reduce) circnsttiLes.
Aladdin was one of the in ot care
Iees, good-*for-not hi ingboys I ever kne wtt.
lie woildn't, learn , a trade, unle.-s it
was trade jack--knives, but loitered
IawVay the0 most of his tiie on the
streets. His father .wori-Yd hju:telf
up so because he couliln't mak-e his
5on work, that he died in a fic-tl'e
only fi, as his eu.stotiers ,said, that
ever come .out Cf- I.:s ,b iop. Then
Aladdin became ivore indolenit than
ever . f'et, as showing the end urina
love of a mother, ulthough he. nerly
iiored the h ut, of her, h-onietinu
ed 'to board *him.
OWe day a traveling magiejan pane
atlong and "show0%ed", in .the11Ir townl.
If0 say Aladd.in, to'k a liking to him
as Puited to his purpose, and offered to
take him travglitg %yith hip, .nd if he
wanted to become a magician, ie
would learn him to 'Imagish."1 ,This.
jutst suited A'laddin; who~ al'wvays want
*ed to go with a circus; so heo went.
Tfhey left town tht night, out ftoot,.
(as amagicins are oft compelled to
do whmen businessn is br.'~ and pi O.:e'd
ed1 in thet di reet.~u of the netxL O tow,
whtere, as the lhe miagiein n said, theoy
were holditng thet county ,'fair mand ~a
show woul pay. ie htad "worked"
the fairs, andt knew.
Butt, intalitd of' going there, bteld
7Alfaddin into a deep valley. Arrived
- at at certin rock, thto ung;~ician, by
som;ie mtagic spell ((for heo way ,a ,eai..
ta peller') opened a groat htole in thec
ground as readlily as tbopgh he had
been an eartht'unke, muchel to thte pur
prise andi alarm of Alatddin. Thuen
thte masgian, ,facecutiopsly reiiar'king
that it wats a f:noe opening for a young
man, ordered Aladdin to descend, anid
b rtg him a ecrta'n. lamp he would
find there, threateing the d irest pen.
alties if Ite failed to comply.
"Now, see here, old mav.t," said
"Aladdin, "fun is fun, apd 1 like fun
as w3ll as anybody3 but aiin' this
ruting it intto the ground ?"
T here beintg no htelp foi idheli ,de.
scended, first reoeivintg tho megloein'
magic ring, together with intstruot!.>ns.
But watsn't it cruel to tako A laddlin
It was a maglo cnvertn of orV
andi filled with fruits and vegetables
of the fintest, gold as they always are.
lie 'aw more gold 'turitipi." thtan a
.kwatoh factory oo'l turn ont in ten
3ears ; carrots t wo tumdred and fifty
carats fine ; gold cabbages egnal to
any erb nmges thtat have been mta-de on
~3 the Nam'ional T'reasury ; and diamond
Ssquiashes woith moneoy enou'1t to
squa'sh all the indicttments found by
oup unite grand juries. 'When .ho
saw an orchard hantging full of golden
apples. heo exclaimed, "lere's jist old
fruit I" and filled his piockets with
Finding the lamp, he returnedl to
th ntac of the eavore and asked
the agican t hel hiaout. -
"Not till you give me the lamp,"
was the reply.
"Then you won't get it?" reorteoa
Al ad din, iwlho feat red oIne t) ieIC, wh iclh
so enraged tle imn if t-gio that he
threw dowin tle stotne wiieb elo-sJed t'i.
cavern, -htutting tihae poor boy iIN.
Iti too(k on -f Cturse, as alyh-.%l
naturally wonid :nder the cireac -
stancets, .w~ce. ping.. anll 1 bingr~ bi
stll nsla , WC Q U11 I-- 1)Ut i a!3 ,,)it i -I ia It i.4
hands, but in doing so b6 rubbied the
magio ring, whiten an iumaense (Juii
apeared. si \ld'ii
."Who are you 1 said Alalin.
"I am Sluve of th Plig," replied
"What ring 7 W1Isk'ey ring ?"
This ratliher 011kofailTet tihe Genii, Who
was a prohlibbionit4, and! OL o! tll,
mnost reputable Genii und,,r uronni,I.
But he explaied thit lhe was compell
ed to do whatever the patsae S.ir of the
rinrg required, t ubtijet only to dii.
Con-titution of the 'aited States.
"Thenl get meo out of thi '," sai-!
At labin, ".and take .e hoiime," whiel
the Genii did ill less tiic than i'
takes to write those lines, tCt L th I
type, print the paper, ana jit up th<
nauls. Ie was hungry, an.1 his Inoth.
er had nothing in t ho hI. to eat
"But here is the lump y.1 brought
h1omle," said she. 1 will eh.an ii.
anld perha ps it will bing Soliething,'
.i did. It lrought al)t her memhe.
of the Gouii family, as She rubit. ii
who anno need hAnself .I Sae (f
the Lallp," and itaid ie folilowed til
bu;iness of waiting onl auni boly whoi
posses.-ed it. What did they wish i
'Dinners fAir two !'' s houtel A% lad
din, as though he was in a eb ap res
tauratt, with unihaaunaaled erclit.
"A.d minad yn,), give its plenty or
fresh ve-etabies---green corn, it you
Iiill n111 aittanit Laa lanrlt t w. s sprarid
before them of the ricAet d esernin1,
anld oi platces (if oil. Fromn I' t
tiim they hoarded entirely in tti:s
manerIC, Ahaddia di-iosing If the
gold plate at a pawn-broket's and
playiuaL in tie money -it kenae.
lie j.nt kept. Ohat Genai humllaiping.
PiAobahly no C:uii that ever livedi
wa-a v" overwoiked as t his oneo Wa.
lie wvulhin't he hlomn in i:i, eavern anl
houy nuy time a day beloo Ahalin
WoUbl rb ie. hlaap for omething,
when .lr. Ce-ii h-l it) git, inuatt-raig
a< lie did sq, -Av tilat's the Iui) '
.si-les briting his mi.ea s to hik
roomil1for u anhb ht coualdn't even have
tle livileg of ch:ring hima e-t ra
lie laud 10 i"a tch his :orninag cack a I
;ind blit-k his bootS, - Wh:at a dgra
dation f1 ' a horii.thii-n(:41 !
1t legth A dlldinl apired to*
iary tha' - ta's daylghter. wio war
vety ba alintiful. Ili< notlaer en
ceavorA )o dis-n'ue hii n fIom it.
She reindded hi". hnt h wan only
the sAN of ap o tIail..r, and :nnI.1
hiln to b ed'..ait with :,ome re:et.a.
bIe sea-I truss. BIt he initua, n.ad
acttally indue d tle 4111 kldy to ga to
the "ultan aId aem.Iand I his da agm.c Os
hantd ill inarriageo for her sol, which
was very innetulIting to the Saltan.
ohl and diamonds did tihe baui
nes, howeve r, as tihey do .Y3 t an d II
watys will unatil thre i a raiu.il
change in vain::tions ; and Aiaddin
itarried lte prine . Ie built har
a aunaniicenI pail tin onea ight-or
his Genii did-lW . vac-alt lot ow< 4!
bty her father, that ltu.l a r taag of
100 feqt on tMhe principl :,1roe, atn
was A50 Aot dtep. (Tiho Saultan 1 ha1
reftused $200 a lfrot faaot for thIe haot.
re(peta.te~dy)') Andi thter thef proceed
ed1 t<> livet fa pily.
JBat one da a113I crcus camet to taowt,
and connacted litah aonei of ic .-ide
hows, wa tile u1 :Ivd mlatgician. lIe
t\:Iw the pal ace, lit-a dJ thIa:a it was put
up in one0 night by Aiaulhlin, aaad
diined, tihe t ruth it.t oniet. Thea
been aI IL s caarpC enter ! Ile dlevia ad
a plant for obtaining theo lamlap. lie
got t2ome bran ne0w C onesad wenat to
the . palace when A laddill was
awa'y, crying, "'Old lampa js for new,"~'
wIbaen o:m'of tho kinad gir-I. traadedu
off' thelao lgieo lamtp, ignocranat of' it-s
value t'.s of everya hing' else. II:av -
ing thuts mnade A laddbin ah lamp-lighit
or (than he wa.,) (th l' m Inziian us5 istedl
by the Ge~ni, tranispotead thec ptalace,
together wvith h I~ aineetse, toa (Ia
hearii t of tho, imeast remaik a bl1e e::m-I
plgaa of rich'es fta king wtir.' that hais
ever faliep utnder nay obiaerv'at Ian.
A ladldin aeaed haigha and law 'to
say nothiang qofac~k tand atha gatane) for
his missing -.uifo and real e.;tate, aind
ip sheecr despeoraiiion li t lenagthI jain.
lid an1expedition 10aot t.> p eeo-ate
to the int:-ior of A fria'a in ach o-i fta
Dr.. Livingastone. !Ie did n'a (inda theo
dretor. but lie didl Ifod his ptalace'.
ie Coma ini'~at ed] ecret ! g with hais
wife. Shao d rugged the n mag ic i anI's
" bitters" 03ne naight, anal got p'~ses
aion of thte lamip fair P.lladdin, anad by1
its maeansithe pailaice was tranaaportedl
back to A rabia, thonghi it. probablly
wis no0 mhore t ranspaoated than Mr.
AladldiQ was a getting home.
All lived hapapily after that, e'geopt
the wricked maagiciana, who 1as a puntish.
menit fort cocentriities, w ais comapelled
to be confianed atLhard labor all his
life as a~ comaeiv riter.
A..letter, to the Cihicago Tribune
from St. Joseph, M ich , as:Last
nightswe held a very large Greeley
and Ba own nuecetin~g, atbout 500 being
present.. Out of that niumaber 4100
joined the elub. This towan is al'
Greeley ; there is hardly a Grant
Ex peri lite 11 Is III llti ale l n Wrt L'iii
Thfie New 1l'gland Farmer coni
tatins theo flilowinog corresponudence:
''oni thity 3ears ago an old farn
cameU iin') mly po.CSession,' uponl whiel
w as what was called mi meadow. 1,
ie, at tfoot cf three slopeo, anil it
incjuient ly gets the wash from them
.i l. A. majority of the soil has :
"praiiie'' look-rery fine and dark.
ThOre is lit small p.>rtion of it that
call b e. lled nitk . Two broos
:ie dowi romA the upland and u:ui
ted iear the tipper en1. a nd forni d
one f the fineat treut. brAoks in the
neighb',orhood Numenromus rprings
Cae ill from the upland, and with
the brooks, kept one half of the
tiaendowv so w(t that at ten:n could not
pats .'vei- it. .
"The crop was a vile inass of flit
:lrass, Weeds, ferns and rushes, tiot to
itlentioni the Lillian the lhat is ever
present in soils like this. . I looked
uipon I he nieadow in its then condi 1n01,
all a it 11 6aice. T h 'e crop w'hen in the
barti was Ito less t.
"The tirt thinig waso.o d i-posa of
tle trout hi-otik. 1,n qpen ditch was
tade in the c,)ttre ; iut l 1 and be
huii !" Ih t he t 'ritg Mwncattle the
wn tar f:ont .Se hills, aitd down went
car. loads of rih lal lujvial oil to the
iat m es of ly neighr br. elov. That
would not do", so a channel was but
alaag one ae, in the edge of the
uap aal, Into whitchIl the water. wasl
tunted, and there it now-rusi, Drains
were oiened thirty feet gpdrt, and
forty rods i:. legth, through the
mtei'dow, aMl put as 16w as they could
lbe1 .ad have c the water run off below.
Trh.y are fromt 'two to three feet deep.
Thi con ieln -:c is, I now harmvet,
as Many ads of g lood lay as I used
t, have of terns and hAru-hes.
-Thleo uterial fist used for the
rainis were stue froi the upland; I
Tais material was good and abundant i
lt, there were two objections to
drain's thus nade. Firt., there were
soft places and the stones were liable
to gtt out of place. Second, thet e
was a Pre.1t deal of work in it. 1
"'ihe nev.t resort was to wood. 1
A:tr some s tuidy and a little experi
.eiLnta, 1. t leted snooth, thiek t
betilock atalas from peeled logs, from I
liles of four foot shlabs at the imill. I
These were placed in the' ditch,
rimnatling sides togther, the upper I
lilt m eting meeinig and renting
together. .lltween the slabs and the
b:t.h were piacel stones, usually two
to each ab, twhiel l theni in (
Pat. The stols should be so large
that they will not drop to the bottom I
of the slai. Up"n the stones were
plaN A I.11 the s-ieks that were taken
outiwhen oening the ditch ; and
I *tut small l t o thtdw in. Upon
tha whoe was packeil a thick layer
of IbrItra!h from plastutare apruces and
heindolick aid Iuon this was scraped
the s-il, with a sm-ill ox scrper. It.
will be reudily seen that there are
three draii.-; in en:h ditch, one lie
tween the slabs and one otn either
side. This kind o! :'rain has not yet
''To ry th Ii n'p.-rinent, I filled one
ditch with brusl, bt it wa soon
era.'htbe down anld useless. I
"AnIotlher e thod wa.s- to Place
stoms at the sidis of the (itch, which
wt:lI teach a littl 1motare thian~hailf
way ..eriss and aib.'t three0 feet epart.
::n 't ovet' with It les-0 anad theta ithi
bro'a-b. 'lie stotIs suppolart the poles
oti the water fitnds its waty iilmonig
httm attal pas-es uuli. 'fhte hoti tm
a'haaubl be Ih.rd fot' this kitnd (of din;
t i.s clhiat anld qutickly) made oad
la -is .we il. Tisa exper Ilfimet of
aldiia! g ha s g liin me mtore sat isfae.
ittn ihd aitny other' opet~ionts of myi
. Anw at Pilgrim (hath .n' i
Ont Sundtay, the 25:ithilh imto, l1il
gritm 'at Cheh, says th Chester liepoir
teri, 02n the westernt side of.tha clon
ty was thei cne of a riot t a n tuit
d li'a cef a to thle congt!regatIion, tind(
exceedinigly antoying to thec surrund.
ing i'otuitry. Ti is~ ~ an Af, ican
iuta ' by llev. Satacho $anderaj 5 atne of thle
:iable litpi=latot' oft the Staite. On.
lihit taci~On, as we tire iaformlled, oneO
hh-elh airtht ailta a kitag to lbe ta
k4.nt inito1 inembi Io.:ahip with the haureb..
ini patinag him tharoughlthelipret'liinla
:my etx::linu ltati as to is ta fitvuaz for a
seatn.t aong t fit hlI it leakedi out
ha.t he haditi a y .;t s v'oted thio. Deo -
i'r:iC ticket, and thd he hiad not r'e
peatteal (if thiiis :-i. fThe order was
gi venl at (aince fora him i to b~e east o'ut
as anf unican thing, anda, itn persu.
iince theaof I, hie wt a a inrchled (tut of
the chiuich nad out of thte yardl.
Stome how oa' ither a cotllIision then
01 euIrred bet weent thte police, deta iled
by thle lRtev. Sanch~o, and a portion of
thte coingiegtiona, tad soton the fighit
becamo gu eneral, mten, women and
childrten pa rticipjated, anid cent inued
the riot durinig thte greater portion of
the day. Saticho is a burnting and a
shiintg light in the putlpit anad in thec
halls of legislation, and, keepinig as
lie does buith the religious and politi.
eal conisecnce of his race, will, no
doubt, be returned again to the House
of Representative tthis fall.
The Texas cattle fever is virulent,
near Jackannvill. Mo.I
liadicillisill S louth r' rollfii--A trigl1.
fill State of .'hings.
Our despatchea from Colutnbia,
South Carol ina, .4#how. thiat the Utate
is in as bad a coirdition pg.litioeily ac
it is financially, if.'not i) a worse.
It has been plundsred in the most
barefaced way by: 'he; carpet-bag
rascals and their regro allies, and a
debt has been piled up that staggers
the people by its weight. Thert i3
niothing comparable in the history o^
ilis euntry to the flagrant robbery
Ud abuses of power by the radikaI
authorities there. And now, wlhen
the time had coo:e that tbe re
zjectable portion of the community
hoped to find a remedy for "evil
tbrough the regular Convention of
the dominant party and a change of
rulers, the r-obbers have overwhelmed
the reformers. By pistols, bribery
Mild VocieI'cloda clamor they nomina.
ted a mosit wircrnpulous batch of
plunderers for all the highest tilices.
bi the State. 8d outrageo-is was
the conduct of the Convention and
mch terrorism was exhibited that the
best men of the radical republican
party were glad to escape from the
State louse to save themselvts from
serious personal injury.
.. Revolvers were drawn, chairs were
'Iiscd ,over the sha'iLders of mem
bers,. ready to strike, find bedlam
i:mcd to be let loose. It 1G i'eally
i wonder there was not & gencreit riot
ind much bloodslied., itames L. Orr,
United Statc Senator Sawyerp Dip.
. iet Attorney Corbin, aid ot hers
inally ,called a separate Convention
mt t they represent only a minority or
'action of the party. The majority
Ippear to go with the carpet-bag plun
leiers. This in the old story of I
>egro government. History is re
watcd. Wherever the negroes have
ttaified the ascendancy or thn
lalance of power in any country there
,verything has gone to chaos and
-uin. It was so in Hayti, in St.
)omiugo, in Venezuela, aid in all
)ther cauntries wher'o the blacks
taving political powdr.havo oatinum
>ered the whites, or whore 4 fuw
:navis.h whitea havb 'e I t6o blacks
o ride into power. 'I tus should be a
olenUn lesson for us, but it seens'our
ioliticians will not heed the teaching
of history. Unless the radical re.
ubliean party be split assunder and
part of the negroes should have the
ood sense to go with the oonservative
lid more respectable portion in South
kArolina, the State must remain in. a
nost hopeless condition.-N. Y. lir
ld, August 25.
The North Carolina Fratit,
Some days ago (says the Philadel
hia Age) o ppublished a statement
n relation to to manner In which
,olored men were conveyed from
Washington to North Carolina and
eoted in that State for Caldwell and
)is Radical colleagues. That state
ment was denied by tile journals of I
:hat renominationist. But the denial
s now met by the fact that the Libe
ral Republicun Commit,tee in WashI
ington has now in its possetsion Iba
aflidavits of over fifty colored men
who voted in that State at the last
elecion. :Hundrtds more of like
dlocum]nenitscan be procured if neces. I
airy. iRui~ enough. are on hland. to
uhow the manner in which Culdwel
*1as reinrned on paper, arid justify the
iJegislaiture ill giving Judge Morri
no0n t he legal retnirn. T1'hat the lat
tLer was legally eleeted. is n6 longer
lnmattler of doubt or dispute .amlforg
iit alligenit rinren of teit her Tae ty -ia
North Carolina. Preparatione are
siaking to citest the returne of ,Mrs
D)ald well when the.Legi.,lature mreets,
and the result of thu . lction n ill be
the une1tarth ing of :most imonstroun.
frandls on the part of the G rantites,
and( . thle i naugum~ration <.f Judge
.\errimion as Governor of North Caro
a.Toole, n1. Maujor lierrill.
We .learn that lately .John Henry
Toole, says tile Chester' Report er, 'of
Rock llill, in York County, comn
ipenieed anl action agaipst flajor Lewis
f leri ill, comndanl'Thll (u the Unlited
Staltes.forces aut -Yorkville laying his
damnages at live thousand. dolhrs for
falho. iinprisonmentA. -.Poole .is the
yjlo-ed bairber at Rock -Hill, and,' as
ho alleges, was captured Jast's fall by
a partyof .Merrill's dragoons and by
that ohfoer held in jail for "fotty.two
clays, ho being entirely innocent of
any infraction of the law.
-The unitds brought by S. P'. iamil-'
tomn, Esu., as the attorney fot' the
plaintiff. [t is intended thlat -the'
Snlit shaill be pressed with all possible
vigor, anld to test the quest ion, wheth-1
er an innocent man nmay be incareera.
ted and have no rdrems frofrn the law.
Theo ease not impossibly may findi
its way. td the Supreme Court of the
A can of nitro-glycerino exploded
aut Rouseville, Pa. blowing a man,
named Win. HI. Payne, conipletely
to pieces-andl soattering bis flesh and
bones over a ten acre field.
On Tuesday last a Dubuque darn
sel, pretty as a pink, entered a- saloon,
kicked over a tablo,, drew a revolvbr
on a bar-tender, and led her father
out by the car.
Grizzlies in Droves.
The %ia'iposa (Cal.) (azette, of
August 16, says r: Mr. lind licho, who
has a large 'tot of sheep IIp in the
trountaitis ab(ve3 Yvoe.iite V.alley,
pansed throldgh tewn, on his way to
I or..-ts, Ilat Tuesday. 1lL re ports
Lhe depredations of ri::ly hea rs upon
his sheep as bhedhg roluetbintg iiore
serbap than he has eve:- bofore ex
perieticed. Night after iight they
colle and y'imiii p i to- tle e'ial, Iel 1p
themselves to a choi' m 11A, dr1ag
il.away a short distanee, and eat it.
'i- herders keep lires. -burninihg at
inight within (ie corral,.bl t 'I- .arA
don't ;iind4 them. Shz'.:; .;e bel
fired at them, but without elt et, so
fr nv. heaid from. One of' them
"aime in and "lp Iiked onl w i some
ineat withir ab,.nit six feet of whe ro a
' Ihlinaan was' -Jeeping. John tried
to "sho" him lia-.y, ilt lie wldtn1ii 't
(shoo'' until be scoured John's provis
Since that date the Chir:atnan piles
ap a few convenient rocks, and when
Iver i bear com(s abotit. he makes :t
iot for him. Some of these days that
Dhinlamn: in will threw rocks at on3e of
cross grainel, reek less, ip-te
Ing (Old bears, 1an1d there woni't be alny
>f him left worh carrying back to
"hina. Thle ordinary well conditi,
!d grizzly turns up his nose at a
Jbinaman, but a lean, hungry, old
>ne doesn't care a euss whom he cats.
[1adlich's theory about the usual num
>ei.vf hears in that region is, that
hey have been scared out of their
su.1 haunts by eart.h' iuakes.
Whether they !-a Vic b)een "haken out,
tarved out, or berned out fromi their
tunts, there is one thing cert ailn,
iat thoy ar. tnore nuImetots than
wer IcnOwn in the ppp~or ratges of
he waigern slope of the ier:-a'.
Tht ONI' Brid ;. .
Among the ravines of' wit.-irland
s a bridgo called the "Devil's
3tidge," in reference to which a
ticer story exids aiong th1e. pea.:
mits. The Prince of Iell, t i' said,
ifter constructinig the bridge, orde:ed
hat t e fir. so.1 paUSi og over it
hould fall a sact.iiwe-to- himself. A
uniig peasant accordingly drove
is dog over. Satan, enraged at this
rick, procured a monstrons rock do
ermined to destroy his bridge. As
ic appr ached with the saime, anll old
>easant woman addressed him a
Ge-uss Gott" (Gid be greeted),
vhich jneensed the liend the more, so
,bat bl. dr'iw doeln his .nowinttin like
ock and made off, visitiig the int
labitants of the Valley with the fumes
,f hell. This is now called the
loss of tilt lecluintloll of liidepeildenre.
The original manuscript of the
)eclaration of Indepeidence is rapid
y fiding away, and, judgieg frot the
,ast, but a few years will elapse be
ore the naked parchment will be tie
itily souvenir rQmiii a ining of that hol
ittifedoo- 'A :read, 'ieoarly all th
ig-;atures are entirtly <iaced, and
lie rest cannot last much longer with
>ut something is done to restore tlie
writing. Tho sacred dc;aaration, to.
!ether, ith Jitor.e Washington's
nlander'-in-Chiefof the Colonuial A'
my,"' which-is in about thle samne Cola
litioni, have bet n for ye~ars on e >h i
yition in-.threr'Patet-O'llice, ande it is it
flatter ni' surpa se0 thiat na. I lirt, lhas
seen made by the Govelrmt,~it to
ev thona. fr'om bejing lost for ever to
"Thie Dihi Norfil~Iote lormi'r."
.;--here is said to be a man living in
'aco, Te'xas, it hio has bieeni -.atrried
ive ii ie, anid is the fat her of fifty
.ogitimate children-fthirteeni boss~
')y the first wife ; eighteen chiladre'n,
boys andl girls,hby the second wi i fe
ten by hlis third wife ; six by his
FourthI, and thriee by -his fifi h wI ft.
I'wenity of his sons served in (1. 3 Con
rederat e arm'iy, cighit of whotm' were
killed ; seven died nat airli d th ,
indi the remasinder are still livinig.
We-have tihe very belt athforit y
~or saying that this fort-unate man111
>riginally went -from Shac~kelford
B~anke,-N. 0., and was cetenvely
.anga6ed in- t he shel-businea at that
p iloilicide lit Edgtfield,
Ilumors Were cu~rrent on Sunday of
I justiliable hom'ieidc, ini the vieinit y
>t tihe Pine fltouse, Edgefild, oin
Saturday last, b)ut..as yet we eitn glea~n
rio partictulars.. From thle ttatementaiP
made, it happ'ears timt there had( exis
bed for a long time ill-feeoing between
two men in that vicinity, and open
violcee had- been attemnptedl. On
Baturday, one of 'tile men attacked
he station-master at Pine House
witb a long knife ; the attacked party
sought refuge in his house, when the
tttaoking party followed himrt, knife
in hand. The station-master 'then
hbot him dead on the spot, and is re
portedl to have surrendered himself to
the proper authoirties.
Last week, during a storm at Ope.
lika the lightening struck and killed
aiady. A child three weeks old, in
har arms. was uninjured
Tie Threlnlric ( %ar lietweeil Ctina and
The peaceful progress of civilibition
in the 1:ast, say tlice New York 1er.
ad, is in danger of being interrupted
by the horrors (f warl. The latest
niews represents the Chines'o' ah
muaking preparations for deending
the nw11;Uthi of tihe Poilo 6o as to pre.
Ivent, the plucky little Japs from isit
Ig uceretnoiciously tie brother of
the , iun. No doubt if hostilities
should break out. the combined Piro.
pCeaT an1d Ameriin flOts would be
able to etercise uich anl influeneo as
wIrld] co'iderably mnitigato the evil
dc'oet of the coflict ont tie commer
viaI interets of foreigners. At the
s5iIe time it is. evident. that the loss
infl ':cd cn t66 t rid ing Interest c
could not fail to )0 serOUS. ior this
the progress of dinpuit between the
two .'tstern goveinment s will 1
wacicd with an::icty both hero nnd
in i-:uropo. Wo are naturally in
clined to tako sides with the Japanese-,
b-eanise they bivc thown at cager
neas to avail themselvesof tice advan
tage:; of our civili:Ltion, whilo their
oppoIlets contiltne to wrap them)
L-elves ip inl a selfi.h and iuighty iso.
aIt io'n. Unwillirg to rccogcnize lie
biit Is whib it aifre inteCrou wrso with
other nations would not fail to confer,
the people and goveirranenict of Chiia
shut themselvesic(11' !.*;- ,):a all tthat qymll
pathy which the Japanase invite. 'he
friendship al and p ertieC sihown i
by theme latter to our country and
instittitious are other bonds of union
between us. But. the chief and moI c t
lasting ti on must be based on iitiu
al inlt(ests. The Jarpanese have
shown that they compichend this
fact, as well as the difference in our
peaceful commercial policy from the
aimbitions pret ntious of tho cbief
r '- wvers, the history of
deaings inl tice l"ist is i mel
ancholy catilogic of Crime. H1ence
lhe desire of tle c nes to etulti
voto close political cnc commercial
relations with us. Wu rhol regret
the occurrenoe of any cohltt witich
:0 1H li av e thece -ct of turinrg the
Mcins of this xngularly gited people
frm the purisit of that, pecful
progress in which the true happines
of nations is to be found.
Mannuuires~'c at ihne SculI,
The folluowing viry approprito re
mlark.s uioU this imlostt importait su1bijcf't.,
is taken from ine iinnual bcc Luer of M-.ssrs.
A. .\. Sloanc & Co. We conmnend tim
idcas'' txtress'(d therein to the careful
,:e i.h-ration of our lead rs :
\VI'l nctions, nswi:h ui ividliak, elie
exicit of ticir sicrplti is If,(- measure
of, thir pro.-perity, and to acquire
wah ald mdwalec they iust
break the ,hackles of' servility wihose
hcoc! :ar gairing strengri h each year.
T-) cf1eet t!hi.; we tcmst. encourage iann
fwrc Tss.. Thi demand, for yearq has
Iee'n tihe grat w'ait o: C 0 outh--a
vastI va-.mum11 which has bveen inviting
cji a! hu11t. is sim winitiot.ice 'l.
ConleImphma tm Condition ci the
mli lcrn iou to-day, and nole their
dt. pl rabl dlii v pen upon other see
tions for almost, ivery aticle of Imnuilli.
f'Ce-ere. Taik' fc:r :-aiple, the wancts
of mli ccndividil; i a t iy'c of ti ii'hol.
We tociit Ib:c thecc rrcile itn whiich I ho
cini ct S is Icled it sleep, t he boo~'k fc'otr.
bcc'l as 'c ci!hi b aircnons. Li~ educca
Iicc ; his weaccriicp-rci duintg life are
alilci mtuifcturcdccii cehowhii~e; aicciafte'r
perhapc s i'c:cc3 of tcoil, amic wii'ched'c downvc
wt ih~ agc mo''ci car ho- ienscrcenderacs life,
cc's rcni'ccc;:c re jplaccc'd mt a caIsket of
Nothern tt mae.~i hisob(cl)cpiiEs3 art' readl
tomii hcook ;s icued by N orthIecrc presse's,
ccii hi- hi-t rccstinig phcn en it mirrked by; t h a
tiltelic wichi pa~sscd throughc lice
hinalciis of N orthe crn M1echaies. Ts it a
wond'er,( h, tic hat, citiso h ot
gr'ow c P~ic~ inppuaiccn, ini wthi, and' ini
splemclcir. whcenc we' of' thc Sucthc, ihc'.i,
I'ss of the unlcimccited. power('t wich~d
turcie lhas~ pilacid': ont co;':atci,
pern'cct, t:.' uniobtcI rcc!el dwaltcr. to f~itw
to~ sea, withcut, Exactinjg tulat t:K'bute
I hcey are e-ver r'eady to yilc'd ?
We nust niot only~ iccnbic factcories,
but. '-e ccir'It'ielnue theci r conod oit ie's
in 'cr:-.ec.e to) thcsu lbroughit, fr'omc
othe i martds;]. Vi/f may, [or cc short. spcac,
ihe e~ccpledi to payc csomewhc-iat, ihigher
rcccec, but thce rewaird will ho siure and
larriage Lxtraorudinry... ,
'Thie 'Jeorgetownc 'i imets publishca
We learn frotm unc'cestioned tiu
ticorit11y thati I Mr. John G. 1eoror, of
his ecunty, aged 78, has recently
tackenc to himrself' in maurriacg a young
andcc h buchinig hr ide of riot q utito four.
t(-c'n y-ars, and tlIhat such tihas een
tho efotct n his i'eiorablec head, that
his hcair wiebo was silvery whtite is
racpid ly aisuin cg the black coloir of
htis ouithc. We' have hteard of hair
growting white icn a singie night, buit
we do noa kmncow that we have ever b)e
fore hi'*crd of Lice cappiliaceouas ornta
meicct whiich acdornis tho hcead tacking
the back tracek, and turinig from gray
to black. Our incforcmant asures us
that thce old gentlemnan hcas used no
hair (130, antd that tihe change -is at
tribuitablo enttirely to thie new state
into which he hcac entered.
Why is a mufif like a fool-? Be.
eattae it holds a ladyshnwiou
sauoozing it. ysbn ibu
.( athierinig "'Lorls."
Col. Jack W-- tells a good joko
on a sergeant of hia own regiment, the
-th Texas Cavalry, which occurred
during tho late un pleasantness. 8er
geant Willey was a lank, gawky, but
impulsivo son of the wilds of the
Leon Star State ; worthless as a
soldier,'abd' still worse. as a ion-com.
liwssioned oficer, he nevertheless was
enablod to maintain his grade, owing
to a peculiar tact which he piosseisced
of preenring forage when all others
One wet morning ho appeared with
a long face befor, his colonel's tent,
and grumbled somei't hing against tho
sergeant major of the regiment, and
which Col. W filally under
::to, d to be n, complaint that Willey
w:'s put On pIet dnty out of his turn.
the btory seemled so plaus~iible when
it was olearly placed before th
colonel (hlt the sergeapt-miijor was
suminoned to the tenttand in a few
ninnntes it was agreed that an iin
entional injustice had been done ta
Wilcy and the party separated.
"Never minid, Willey," said the
'ergeant-major, as they walked off
together, "'when your turn comes
igainyou shall be exemipted from
' "That's well enough," grumbled
Willey, "but it iayn't bo a wet.
"That doesn't matter, Willey,"
wacin sail the sergeant major.
\'hen this war is over, this little
rial will be counted as another laurel
Willey left his superior, and foi'
in hour after was noticed wiatidering
ibout alone muttering something un,
ntelligible. At iast Willey made
traight for the colonel's tent, and
without preliminary, apostrophised
him in a twangeny voice: "Kernel,"
be said, "'int is a lorl ?'
'IA what. ?" said Col. W.
"A lorl ?" againi asked Villcy in a
"Whatt a lorl?" this time fairly
Col. W; was now nearly out of
patience, being its little informed as
beforo on the loril subjtet. "Willoy,"
said tho cholorel; "if you will tell mo
who uttered that word in your presence'
and under 'what'* eircunmstances it was
ttered-if you tell no something
'iat occurre1 imniediately before or
rifter it was nittered--I may be able to
"Willey then ex-plained how the
,ergeant-inajor had spoken of his
"Oh," said Col. W- , "[ un.
lerstand. "Well, you see, Willey,
when the'ancient Romails returned
rimnphaint fron the wars their brows
wero 'crowned with leaves of lanrel,
whichi are synonymoous with glory.'
W illey slowly erept away apparent.
ly understanding the situation less
In dno courro of timo, one dark,
-old rainy night whilo Willey was
moring vigorously, lid waA LWIikonIedt
froimi his sleep and 6:-dered to go olt
picket duty with a sepnid of mncii. lit
t few minueo he haId hitched up his
flothos and, rushing ojut of bis tent,
be yelled out frrtically to his men,
'Conmo on, boys, we are going after
iome of thenm cussed lorls !"'
Punhal Accidrnt, to a Y ountg liri dii ('ouple
We learn of a fatal accident that
'moeurred at tine IHawk's Nest, last
week, and which resuilted ini the death
oif ayoung couple named Auron,
who were oni their bridal tour front
tile east. They had1( comIo to view tho'
beauticA of tihis lovely place, and, on
goin too nea theciff te both lost
heir foot ing and werne precipitated:
below, killing them instantly. On
riommilg to tiheir assistance, their
b)odies and faces were mangled so
Cd:'vfully as to ho tinrecognizable.
The lady fell on bot- head muashinig it
iit'o atoms, breaking her breast into
a jelly. Thhe gentienr's brains were
knloaked out an huIis bodly broisen to)
pieces. Their friends have b'een telo.
granphed for, who a supposed 'to ho
at Unfffaio, N. Y.-Citaraeston (WH. I'.)
. An((rt11da oflan.an
A Parist joutrnalisttllofa an
recently 'arrid$ed in that city, who is'
tho victim, of a iteami boQiler exlosionL
to such an <xt-nut as to imakco neces.
sary the following addition to whiatu,
was left of nature handiwork lafterC
the accident : One tvood'en ar m and
two wooden legs, a glass eye, a noso'
mado froini the i~kin of the fonrehcad,
a silver jaw, a palate comiposedl of a
bit; of entoutchlouc, arid a stOrn'oneh con
aisting of a sort of truss, ieo wilL
mnake~tho- tour of Europ3 ats an artiti.
A Pennsylvania young marl had a
lady friend who was thea fortunate'
posasessor of a half a dozren goldl fish.
ie wecnt fishing oe'day and caught a
pond tronit. Hie preserved1 it al -;;e,
thinking it would be a 1l10e corn -
paniona for a gold fish, and concluded
to surprise the~ youtng lady by putting
it into tbe' taqualriumi while she was
away. 'The surprise was complete;'
for the trout swallowed all the gold
(ih, and then calmly -tnrned oveir on
its dlorsal fin and di.ed of indlgaati6o.