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DEATH 011 TOM CHlNS, t
[From the New York Clipper.I
10o spreakl the glad tidings ! Lot victims
rejoico I P
The notorious Toni 'Collir a is dead i t
-No more will be hoard the so-tnd of his
As ilm ptirinee so copious, palaver so
Io asHserted enormitlies dreatd
"Who was lie I' "Deso-ibe him !" Poor 1
Exu-t that your charneter's enved
le assured his desire was not to extol, f
Rest Content that your annte knew not I
his control, u
Else you, too, would have stormed and -
Of vile ones, the Vilest.; his Venovnous r
.eor nionths iknow of no season of rost :
lie sea' tereri his oaniat 'tidst. old ones
And even it virtue his dars has he
This iutiamons, villainons pest.
What terribit searches to find his retreat,
As we hither and thither were sent i
How ear nest, we sought, to'discover this L
To dare him at sight his assertions repent, a
and clastise the inalevolcnt. 0
But ill, all in vain ; no respite t'rom woe. t
Till reliet came I'ros Knyit the Drave -
No more will he heed the tales of tom i
Nor list to the lies of the moustaeched b
Who slumbers, thank Fate! in lisl grave.
.1. A. h.
"Sshe Wits Younug, Slie Was Fair anld bhh l
Scralabled Her HLair. i
Ile was young, he was fair, and he i
parted hi4 hair like the average beau,
in the middle ; be was pioud, he was
hold, but the tr uth inust, be told, he
pilnyed lik-e n fienid on the fiddle. But
atside from this vice, lie was every
thing niee and his heart was ao loving t]
and tender, thatl he always turned 4
pale when lie trod on the tail of a cat e
l)ing down by the fender. Ile Clerk- c
ed in the store, nud the way that he s
tore off calico, Jeans and brown sheet. p
ing, would have tickled a calf. and t
made the brute laugh in the face n
of a quarterly meeting, lie out quite J
n dash with a darling moustache, ,
which lie learned to adore and cher. t
i-h ; for one girl had said, while she C
dropped her proud head, that 'twould if
kill her to see the thing periAh. On t
a Sunday he'd search for the straight t
road to church, unheeding the voice t
of the scorner ; and deuerely lie sat -
like a young tabby eat, with the o
faints in the far amen crner. Ile
iank like a bird, and his sweet voice ']
Was beard fairly tugging away at (
long metre ; and we speak but the e
truth, when we say that this youth h
could out sing a hungry musquiter. v
She was young, she was fair, and (
she scrambled her hair like the aver
nge belle of the city ; she was proud
but not bold, yet the truth must be
told that the way she chewed wax
was a pity, .But aside from this vice
h was everything nice andl the.
world much applauded her buistle ,
and the Fayetteville boys, being '*
charm~ed by the noise, walked miles C
just to hear the thing rustle. She
cut quite a swell, did this wart chew.
ing belle, and the men flooked in
armies to meet her ; but she gave ,
thema the shirk, for she loved the
young clerk, who sang like a hungt'y
musquitor. She btenimed and she
hawed, and she sighed and she chaw
ed until her heart and jaws were
both broken ; then she walked by
his store, while lie stood at the door
awaiting some amotive token. She
raised uip her eyes with a pretty sur
prise and tried to onset the proud
seorner ; but to tell the plain truth'
she just grinned at the youth who
loved the devout amen corner.t
H~uxley Coming to Haorvard.
It is reported that President Ellot
has "bagged" Prof. Iluxley for liar.
vard iUniversity, where heo will take a
the place so long and honorably filli- I
ed by-Prof. Agassin. It is eertainly
to be hoped that the rteport Is well. (
foundced. We have failed to produnco ]
scientists of the first order as vet, I
though we have a large and pronis- t
inig crop growing up. But the liar. I
vest isn't white yet, and we can't ]
wait the slow process of soientifie I
dlevelopmnenta. It is fortunate that '
we can import a few savans from I
England, whieh Is rioher than we s tre
in this respect. P'rof. Huxley to i
Harvard by all means. And theni
won't Y'ale be jealous and invite Prof. a
Tyndall ? And Cornell, determined'
pot to be outdone by Its elder sisters, a
will astonish the world by inviting I
Parwin to a chair endowed on per.
noseo for hinm to fill. . 1
A Question of Color.
'Qaite a little excitement was area
Bd on Broadway yesterday afternoon
ear Prinoe street by the presence on
he street of a white man nooonpa
ied by his black wife and child.
'he child was seated in a little ear.
lage which was propelled by the
other, the father walking by her
Ide. As they moved up p roadway
he pnsaors-by turned and gued upon
he trio, while the street gamins,
rhosea numbers increased t-ereeptibly
t every step, iodulgod in loud laugh
2r and jeering remarks. The poor
Allow seenmed to realize the fact that
o was placed in a strange predica.
lent, and that there were some peo
le still left in this world who had
ot na yet become converts to the
lea of amalgaination. At Houston
nd iaroadway the trio turned into
iat street, expecting thereby to rid
hemselves of the terrible annoyance
hich they were undergoing at the
ands of the lookers-on. Unable to
ear the taunts of his irresponsible
ylowers, the husband asumed a bel
gerent tone, and with a formidable
umbrella made war upon the enemy
'lie contest was witnessed by a l.arge
rowd, but it was not until a sturdy
olioeman appeared upon the scene
mat the man and his wife were allow
d 'to wend their way in peace.-N.
Time Grangers' Warehouse Compa
y of lake city Minn., with a capital
I $50,000 was organized recently.
A plowing bee at the farm of a
idy granger near Yuba city, Cal.,
rought out seventeen gang plows,
ld sixty acres of land were turned
The National Grange at Washing.
)n, recently made arraguemts for
)rwardinig one hundred barrels of
our and and ten thouband pounds of
aoon to the suffering members of
mc Order in Louisiana and Arkan.
The Grangers of Calhoun, Kalama.
Do, and Barry counties, Michigan,
ave organised an association called
se BIttle Creek Union Counoil for
ie purchasing of their commodities.
6similar association has headquar.
)rs at Marshall.
Thieving IG 8ouak Carolina,
Nf.w YORK, June 16.-A letter to
jo Times from Charleston says:
From the official record of the pros
3uting attorney of tihe different cir.
auis in South Carolina, it will be
:en that one third of the number of
ersons holding minor positions have
een indicted forsonie offense eom
itted during their terms of office
much larger portie-a is charged
ith crimes of~various kinds pri.>r to
eir election or appointment.
harleston county iS perhaps, worse
this particular than any other por
on of the State. From the highest
the lowest State officer in the dis.
ict, nearly all have been charged
ith, and many of them convicted of,
no or more offenses."
Among the cases cited by the
ic is that of Richard H. Cain,
ongressnian at Large, who is charg
I with fraudulent transautions, but
as not been prosecuted, because he
as high ini the favor of the State
The following, from the Columbia
Tnion, may interest our readers:
"The latest political combinations
SCharleston, a city whose politicians
ake up the slates for all the balance
f the State, is as follows :J. 11.
tainay, for Congress, from the First
)istrict ; K. W. M. Maekey, Second
)istrict ; RX. I. Cain, Third District;
'J. Mackey, Fourthm Dietriet, and
leasrmh iowen and Mackoy have
nited their forces do long divided,1
nd heneforth erything willI be
>vely. A gentleman j ust frum
hat'leston sass the feelidg there
mnong many puliehanti is setting in
trongly for Mloses. Ainodter says
hamnberlain in far ahead iny political
Lrength ; while still another easI
eott is strongr than all the others
ombined. You pays your money and
akes your choice. J udge Maher is
aid to lhave many friends, so the
ght promises to be interesting at
John Carter Rrown, whose death
ras announced -recently, was the
enlor inuember of the great 'Rhode
sland firm of Brown & Ives, believed
o be the oldest atrm In the United
fates, its origin ante-dating the
,evolution. Jobn Carter Brown was
ero In 1797, and finished his educe
ion at Brown University, wi ich was
ounded by his grandfather, Nicholas
rown .110 was a very rich ma~n,
ut very retired In his habit.
'hough with.his-great wealth aid
onorable name be mi lt have at
nined to the highest des .In the
ift of the'S tatd, "he near..engaged.
a polities otherse. than to vote as
private eltisen.' The fill oftbhe
pragues; hst *inter gavd Mr. 1r64n
*n opportsrtityte Avenge iveany put1ig
nmulte, but, mnstead of doing so, he
dvanced money throngh a saving ing
titution to aid he emarrassed ri.
Sylphs of the Stage.
INUDWCTS IN TH E LIFK OP ACTRESSER,
MARutFI AND UNMARRIED.
[From the Now York Eta.]
The marriage of actresses, especial
ly when they are united to men out.
side of their profession, are frequent
ly inharmonious. Nor is it strange
since the theater has a world of itt.
awn-very different from the real
world-and forms views and fixes hab
its not likely to be understood by
persons of other training and eiperi
The fault is not with the player,
but with her conditions, inevitably
)pposed to such as common-place
moatrimony requires. Persons joined
in wedlock should have muuh in
3onmon to begin with : a thousand
sireumstances are liable to come ho
tween them subsequently, even when
they are favored of the connubial
A man in ot-er pursuits who weds
in actress with the expectation of en
ire concord, is generally as unwise
issho is to accept hima, hoping to
make him happy b5 her self-bestow
A case in point is that of Louis J.
Tennings, now of the Times, and Miss
llonriques, who for several years was
lie leading lady at Walluck's Thea
er. Mr. Jennings fell in love with
Ahis comely actress while he was oor
re-poudertof the London Times, and
luly espousod her. A brief taste of
natriiony, and she again appeared
an the stage. This gave rise to
nany rumors. She played but a
4iort time, when she retired per.
nantly. Though still engaged, she
)as lost much of her freshness and
eaauty, as it is natural she should,
iince she is the mother of four chil -
The redoubtable Ben Butler chose
iscons.rt fiom the stage. She was
t Mu Hildreth.
Rise Etynge, who has been playing
he leading part in the highly sue
easful "Led Astray," at the Union
square Theater, has not been without,
ier connubial experience. She was
narried some years ago to a Mr.
Barnes, a journalist in the Times
,ffice, who finally separated from her
with entire satisfaction to both par
George Butler, a nephew of Ben
amin, also became her wedded lord
ust before he went as Consul Goner
ii to Egypt. A paragraph to tha!
:ffeet was printed at the time in somie
f the city papers. Butler denied its
,rutb, and the marriage license was
hen publishei, which wan, at least,
itrong corroborative evidence of the
act. The newly appiinted official
hon asserted t ha. haid no recol
ection of the performoance of thO
!eremony-an indication of his inti
nate acquaintance on that occasion
with a very popular though imperson.
il lady, known as widow Clicquot.
rhe union, if not delightful, was cer
ainly brief; its duration having
been variously estimated at from
welve hours to twelve weeks.
TI VONCE13REAT CAMIIT.IM.
Poor Matilda Heron, the once fa.
mous Camille, could never have been
a favorite of Juno, who in the ainecnt
nythology is presumed to have pre
nided over mnarriage. Her alliance
with Hiarry Byrne, of San Frinuisco,
was not divulged till she went there
sot long ago to claim property as his
widow. The court decided ngainst
ber en the ground that she had had
another huntband, Robt. Stoepel, for.
merly the leader of the -ehestra in
ane of the theaters here. She has
a distressing story to tell of her in
human treatment by the musician
af his getting possession of all her
property ;of his outrageous abuse
')f her, and of his driving her to the
rerge of distraction. T1hose claiming
o know, say her story is true. -She
ea sad wreck of -what she was Un
uostionably, she has boon for some
ime insane. She is poor, friendless.
remiaturely aged, absolutely birokon
iearted-a mnelanchoily sight to those
who knew her in her' days of pride
JEAC MkAmiC DAYENI'OktTa
fluring the war, Jean Marieo Dav
'nport and General Lander were
made man and wife. Their happinos-,
-lid n9,t last lang. for lie died of a
wound in the secound years of the
rebelllin while 'she served"' the
Union eause most zealously, going
into the hospitals at Washington, and
living her time and toonecy thereto.
She so impaired what was once a
rirsadome'i ddeandende that she ws~1'
hfteriwnrd edfn elled to return tb the
I:age, where she has been nearly ab'
sqeeessful as i,4 beor early dlays.
Fsany~ran,at present a mem
ber oftho'Fifth Avenue Company, Is
really Mrs. 8mith, and has b~deh
suoh for 'soare tiine1 kor llego -'being
a goodenatured .evsy-going Rhode
[senoder. Clara Jennngs, .nog a
part of the comnpaiy at Wallaok'e,
idoptod the profe'ssio'i bee'auisi she
had beem left a id o1w0 'with two
ihildren an', had no other 1means .of
suppert., Mi Agnes. thb~ whbo
gained mugl)fame by reprwegning
Fron 'oubernande, representod the
histronies of elothea,. ik in it 'a
In this country there is one doo
tor to every 618 of the pop14iation,
while in Prance and Engi and there
is only one to every 2,000.
A little girl sent out to hunt eggs
esme back unsuoessful, couplainaing
that "lots of hens were standing
round doing nothing."
-'they grew In beauty side by side,
Thley filled one hoes with laughter;
Their urns are scttere fir an 0 wiuo
Oin eaboard, shelf aind rafter.
A new process oferiminil inflation
lima been invented. The notes are
cut lengthways, seven bills jbeing in
this way conatruoted out of six.
General James 3hielki is spoken
of as a oudidato for Senator from
M issouri. The old hero has already
been a Senator from Minnesota and
Illinois, and will keep moving
The poot of the Lynchburg News
hasn't been particularly lucky. In
an ode to his girl he says t "Keen is
youm sorrow, but kooner is my grief.'
The con)mpositor set up, "but kono is
In Germany when the vote of the
jury stands six against six the prise
oner is netluitted. A vote of seven
aguinst. five leaves the decision to the
court, aud by a vote of eight against
four the prisoner is convicted.
"WA'here's that twelfth juror I" ex
claimed an Idaho Judge, on the
court's resuming business after a re
oess, scowling as he spoke at the
oleven jurors in the box, one of
w iom rose and said ; "Please, Judge,
its Ike Simmons as iagone. Ile had
to go on private business, but ho's
left his vurdick with me I"
A rather singular present received
by a bride last week, was a life In.
surance policy of $10,000 on her
husban Is life. The poor little thing
all tulle and orange blossome, wept
when she saw it, an4 contitued to do
so until her mamma whispered some.
thing in her ear. 'then she raised
her eyebr9ws, sWeetly stailed, Id
ri-1ped up stairs to put the policy
carefully away.-Boston Transcript.
A report of what the first Nap ole
on said of cremation in publiasled :
"Ire spoke about funeral rites, and
added, that when he died he wotild
wish that his body might lie burnod.
-It is the best mode,' said he, 'as then
the corpse does not produce any in
Coivenience; and as to the restqrree.
tiion, that must be acconplished by a
miracle. and it is as easy to tho lie
ing who has it in his power to per
foi im such a miracle as bringing the
rcanina of the bodies together, to
also form again the aishes of the
The landlord of one of the leading
h6te's in Philadelphia has often had
much trouble in converting new hands
into smart waiters. lis first order
to ra w recruits wran, "Give the gen.
tdemon sou) before anything else."
A recent arrival from the Green Isle
had received his directions, and
made up his mind to set on them
The first for him to try them on wan
-t verdant country man, who did not
apreciato "soup " Pat brought the
soup. (Gr. eny sayA, "Don't want it.t
Pat replies, "Tatke it, sir.1' "Don't
wnnt it," replies Greeny again.
"Well, then, yecn better take it, for
the divil a bit will yees have to. eat
before yoes swallow that.,'
,Sunday (May Bi) was an eventful
day on Pike's. Peak. Two feet a
"sleet snow" fell during daylight,
and clouds rested like a piall upton
the summit.. Discharges of the e lne
trio iluid were so frequent that at
thes the roomns on the signal station
seemied to ho0 flled with flames.
Th'e wires were all melted to the
ground, and the stove was the obh
Jeet for many an $aek, Once the
s96A1 ofileers were all prost'ratpd by
& furious bolt. 'Indeed so etrble
was thesituation, and so feisrhil the
9p'.t isnd tepeated discharges,
*ba poat'. Leary atse frightened
ntlts. 8eldom do the observers,
e.sky a vIsit ta th'e spt-ings, the snow
beioetntlated to so geatm i-depth
upohithe 1~eak ; b666 we learn the
snow~level is now rapidly getting
lower.--Pen ver 2Znss.
Vrml) lylv follu; Ill this Staltec.
I3y the amended dbut~ier o~f the
toka of Audersen,'theladi of'unmu'
lyaive Votingtill-be -adopted at- the
n s,;3unieip~ ,leOtios wbicht will
ta ke place,. lqI a1toYI) on the,seoond
luimday' ini Augfi. "The system
tdlht thtrfoioe, ofl thatdtf be sub'
jebtkd ito a practicai te't for the first
t jue in the bitorym ofi~osth Okrolind
4et. o Coqporga4 s hpe -a large
majori y of' voters in ie .town, this
tMeuf Will be td~gtvo Ile, odiored
t iofr'tmydl~tjltian Its tiae
Mz~I r sa a Tennyon e ,grast
prov'e-oW thaut If hhittlup all' tilght.
-V)drosi Free Press.
part of her profession to a ppear ini
iach cict in an entirely new gown.
Conjugal disharmony was the cause
of her adopting the stage, in which
he has had extraordinary prosperity,
though interrupted by the u1 netih.
ing resolution of a Mr. Tracy, a rich
lawyer of Bunfalov to convert her into
Mrs. Tracy. lie succeeded, and
g4in Agnes is buried in the limb of
matrimony. Ais. John Wood, (who
use-1 to be a vivaoious and plea4alit
actress of the burlosque school,) cur.
ed all ier admirers during her last
viit to this country ; haviag beoon
decidedly prosaio and coarie-per
haps from long dwelling in Egland.
lardly any one ever heurd ot Mr.
John Wood, who was probably dead
and embalmed.in his wife's naue.
She hus recently taken a new hut.
band in the person of Stephen 13.
F0isk, formerly of the Herald, and
now editor of the Hornet, in
Lon lon, where he has resided for
four or live years,
from the fact of being rather comely
has been quito successful on the
st ago. She is a Mrs. Leo I Mr. Leo
enacting the part of traveling comn.
panion and looker after biggage.
Lie is said to be a good sort of fel.
low, but so thoronghly linglish) and,
of course, so ignorant of America,
that all sort of jokes are played upon
him by native wags.
I wonder why husbands of his or
der do not. take the stage names of
the consorts for the sake of preserv
ing their identity,
It is said that an admirer of Neil.
son, calling on her one day, was in
troduced to Mr. Lee, and failed to
form an exalted idea of the gentle
The next day the admirer made
another visit to the fair Adelaide,
and iuquired, 'Who is that muff,
'Oh, rever mind him,' was the
answer, 'he's nobody but mny hus.
M AGGIE MITCHELL. i
is \l rs. Paddock, and the mothpr of
two children. Still she plays FaUQhI
on and other girlish parts, . an is
likely to continue tc play them fo
the next twenty years. It is a little
singular that a woman of forty should
be enabled to represent sweet six
teen ; but she does so acceptably,
and if her audiences favor tho illu
sion nobody else has cause to coi
Mrs. Iloey,long the leading lady
at Wallaok's, is the the'wife of John
Hoey, the Superintendent of Adams
E'xpress. Few women have been
niore attached to their profession.
She was the first actress in the city
who made elaborate dressing a con
spicuous featuro. She spared no ex.
pense in bir adornment. l1er salary
is report ed to have been five thousand
dulturs a year and she expended
more than twice as iuch. Olive
Logan was for some time the wife of
ileury A. Delille; but thoy grew
heartily tired of each other and they
had no difficulty in living apart.
Mrs Delille that was, waited until
Wirt Sykes, who had long been hor
pulfer-general, could be legally re
leased from his wife and chikdren,
when she espoused him and so con
fused die tomnenchaturo ot' the fami
ly that it is impossible to tell whiethe
er she is Mirs. Wirt Sykes or ho Mfr.
Olive Logan. Theli general result is
that the majority of actresses wiho
are wedded to outside barbarian5
have brief miatrimiotiail engagements,
and then return to the grecenroonm
with a anew sense of freedom and an
added lave for the stagei
The IRepublieran press, withput
scarcely an exceptiot, protiouiise
the present governiment as co'rrbyt
and venial, and declare thiat itlit 1
disgrace to civilization, and ini the
next bireath ask the hontest mienl .to
join it. Ilad you rinot better leave
the rotten craft and go abroad of a,
mound and seaworthy vessel ? Wouild;
it it noti look mnore like patrltisiang
qnad honest desire to serte the $tatp.1
\Ve think so and cannot see the een
aistencey in their request, it sounds
more like insult than any thing else.
During the wasr, a4Georgia soldier,
while in camp near the house of a
younsg iady for whiom he hid c.oev.
ed a- "devouring passion," sent her a
bouquet with oard attaohed, -tziputi
whiion wtl tthe folowing "poetic" ef
Accept Ihils bokaay from a roller
Whio has oft hsuid the~ kanns'sn bellor's
I Ae listened to-the flie's' ai Iotetl *.
Atu helped to do a heap of shnori5'f
. ias. seen the war ptends . dark ly ris.
Like tifty buizzards when Bhoy tlise ,
Wh'o now is bigger Bln iss Idad.
A d want's to marry mighty bad
A shooting affray .took place tin
Sain Franoiseo June 16th. at the post
offiee, between~ Chat-l'es D). Youang,
Naplaly, editor of the Sun. E~ight
shots wore exolhanged, but n~ither
bolli gerent was bit. .One .bnlles
struek a neseonger bpy for the .Web
torn Unipn telegrtspb ofiles, inflicting
a severe flesh wound . in. the leg.
Youing a'nd Ntiphaly wore both ar.
Every town in Walworth county,
Wis., has a grange.
Fifteen thousand Granges have
been organised in the United States.
The headquarters of Ohio Grangers
have been established in Xenla.
A Grange paper is soon to be
started in McPherson county, Kan
Neosho county, R anmas, Orangers
plead their own eases in the coui te.
Clermont county, Ohio, Grangers
have been holding social festivities
Kansas Grangers are beginning to
protest against horse racing at Couin
The Grangers of the Pirst Con.
gressional distriot, Kentucky, will
meet at Paduaah on the fourth
Thursday in July next. All farm
ers, whether they are grangers or not,
will be invited to attend. A bar.
becue and pionio will be hold at the
The State Grange at Nebraska ti
putting in machinery, at Plattsmnouth,
19r the manufacture of plows, culti
Vators, headers, htrvesters and other
agrioultural inipleuenuts. The bui'd,
ing is a two-story brick, 40 by 140
feet. Thirty beads of families ar
employed to cominonee with. Steara
and blast power of the neoossary
quantity will be furnishea.
It is generally understood through
out Kentucky that the Grangers con
template the establishment of a large
manufactory of agricultural imaple
monte at some central point, favora
ble for obtaining cheap coal, iron, and
timber, and also favorable for dis..
tributing the manufactured products.
Frankfort is moving for the location
of this establishmola, and the Yeo
man urges the projee t warmly. One
of the Frankliu county Granges las
already discussed the suhject Ln i I ap
pointed a coinmittee to bring it be
fore the council, which is to be or.
ganised at the Capi tal Hotel on the
first day of June%
But let us not forget the Grange.
The old saw, that "all work and no
play makes Jack a dull boy," should
be borne in mind. Don't say to
yourself when Saturday afternoon
comes for grange meeting : well, I
ail so behind with my w.rk ; I am
tired, and there will be enough there
without without me ; I will not go
this time. If all should happon to
com to this conclusion, what, would l
be the result ? Why, of course your
grange would forfeit its charter, bo I
broken up, and you would lose all the
benefit. of uenherehip in good stand.
ing. But suppose all do not follow
your example, but cuough go every
time to keep the grange alive and in
good working order I keep thonsolvos
posted up in what is going on in the I
order in all parts of the State and
whole country, by hearing the impor4
tant circulars read that are constant
ly finding their way to the secretary,
niany of which require immediato
action on some subject or other-see
what you lose I And what does the i
grange lose for want of your sound t
advice t A mistake is mado, an or
ror committed that leads to unhappy
results, that aught have been pro
vented had you been there. But now
you ought not to complain. The
good brothers and sisters that were
there thought they were doing the beat,
and are, therefore, no more to blame
for doing what was wrong-hut they
may have thought right-than you
for staying away. And that is net
all, nor the worst ; we are such
creatures of habit, that if we stay
away onoe, the tendoncy is, that we
are apt to dolit again nnd again, until
we lose all interest in the cause, and
thus commence a process of disinto
gration in our order that may lead to
ruinous conseqiuonoes. .lot us re
member that continued vigilance is
just as much the price of success In
grange duties, as anywhere else. It
has not been at trifling matter, miy]
friends to get up this organisation.
It has been attended with much
thought, labor,.energ y, perseverance,
expense, fear, hope, fieith, charity, and
now It must ben baved to bless us and
the worl, by fidelity.-1. Rl. .Al/en,
Master .Mssaour-I 9Mte Granige, in Ru
hilijah B~uggi of Vermont, conoiu
died abont nine years ago .that lying
dowve was more pleasant than sitting
ump an~d stirring around, anid accord.
inigly went to bed, in a perfect state of
health, and bas been in bed over
since. hlow his wIfe enni tolerate
such a bed-Bugg about the house it
ist difficult to gee.
The IAda of Union county N. C.
will not have a con vention, it is said
and will only run oandidatos for
Clerk find Bher~If.
- Florida is the only State in the
Ulnion without a daily -paper. In
pom t~go on thms remarkable fact,
the Was j~on .Chronable domands
6'e. *lierbdifs of diam tiard, the
real AderIekn tiew.paper star ter.''
liret 1/arteis last poem has to be
read tlinsteen times before its mpathos
gan be al.nreeldtvd.
A Ilerald Wost Point correspon.
dent writes of Cadet Smuith, one of
South Carolina's colored representa
tives at the Military Academy , "The
case of Smith now se0ms desperate.
Official information as to who her he
did or not really fail to pass his ex.
amination in philosophy as well as
is exucted by the acadamic bourd in
order to insure him against an invol.
untary home trip, with little or n-6
prospect of a return, cannot be ob.
tained ; but certain ci.ounistances
which have como undak my notice
almost confirm me In the beliof that
he is doomed. It may be that the
result of the comparing of notes by
the examiners will lead to A different
result ; but the prospects, o far as
I have been absle to fathom theni,
look very gloomy for the poor fel
What would be said of an Amer'ir.
oan lady having a distinguished visia
tor, one who was not only eminent
in his own right, but had recently boa
come connected with her family by
marriage, who should take horslf oi
luring the visit, leaving the guest
to entertain himself or to be enter
by others ? This is preclsely what
the Queen of ]Pugland has dune.
She left her guest, the Czar, to his
mwn devices the day before his de.
pr.rturu from England. and proceedel
to Btalmoral. It is supposed that
pique at the qunstion of precedence
having been settled in favor of the
Duchess of Edinburgh and against
her daughter Beatrice, was the
Muse of this ungracious manifesta
Two colored students recently lork
119 Connecticut Literary Institution
it 8uflield, on being informed that
lbcy could no longer eat at the rame
able with sit whito students. They
ray : "It may be the effort for our
removal from the table originated
vith the expressed dislike of the
lix boys to sit with us. But to us
his looks a little strange, for We had
[ways been upon the most intimate
erms with them all, and certainly
Yith throo of them we had slept re,
>oatedly together in the same bod ;
yo sometimes in theirs by Invitation,
nd they again in ours, in the smne
Newborn N. C. Times: A cnlor
id man living on the jilantation of
1. L. Ilthem, Es., near this city is
ronbled seriously, and will proba
)ly (lie of affection of the heart
vhich causes a distinctly anudiblo
ound resembling the croaking of a
ain frog. Dr. If. 0. Bates, the
,bysieiun in attendance pronounees
t a serious case, but singular as it
nay appear, the poor man labors un
lor the iipression that nothing will
clievo him but to cut him open and
a he it out.
A Washington correspondent tolls
his story on Merrill, of Maine, ond
>f the social e uality champions in
lie Senate. Ie was out w.lking lasb
iunday and passing a negro chureh
vas so much pleased with the singing
hat lie went in. lI had been
cated but a few minutes when a
egro dligniitary approached him and(
aid in sustanco that the chluroh was
or colored people, and they preferh
ed to be left undisturbed by white
eople during their servioes. Mora
ill immiudiately retired. A few
lays before lie had beeni earnestly
vorkinig for the passago of the sooial
A ltcrcrond Dcsltrndo.
'1'he iRov. Marion Phbelps, whio linei
been filling a Methodist pulpit at
Blridgetoin, Mob, for seine time past,
ans been taken to Kentucky, to be
ried for murder. The reverend
~outlemian is a welt-known desperado
f (Olay County, Ky., and about ai
ear. ago l;o and a man named Joseph
Itivers killed d, peddler named Tay
or Colderon for his money. Phelps
hen loft his wife and seven children
and went to Missouri with a young
woman, who acted as the pastor
Trhe reform in woman's dress pro a
posedl by seome of tho advanoing woa
nan of New England is the use of an
indersuit that will keep the enitit o
>ody warm , and the wveight of which
rill be su-pported entirely by the
TPhe non-explosivo oil in Rthodo
['land is of a very inferior quaslity.
Lne of the ablest incendiaries in the
3tato failed to make it burn, though
hle property lhe was aso work upon was
Th le expenises of the T1iohbottie tr b
al to be paid by "thle 4proseunt Paroa
act5' amont to 492,000. TIs sum
ies not include the expenses 'of thu
~rhal for perjury, which are to be paili
y the governaqent.
In this country there is one doo tor
o every 6h8, of the populaition, vhule
n 1france and England thore is only
me to overy 2,000.
The PawnooeIndianus want boots
with red tops, or they'll raise another