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VOL. Xe] WINNSBORO, S. C.. WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY, 1,1875.N
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iSt al iullx of tihe lurgtto.
F,ho was dead. 'Tlhero in the
iloryne, Ilolun at marble Slab, whlo'C p It.
tily rivailed not tle snowy whitenl".,s of
those ebitcled fe. tureb and toy taper
itig fingeis, 1-y all that was maortal of
t le poar suicide. 11or features wore
t lie calm1 of pleacuful sleep, tho lips
S lightly prted as if with a smile of
Joy for i a te e:o frvim rapd111y
v losing meshes. A caseado of yoldei
b :ia tell gri.ceiully from her cas.,ic
h0 row, ternaatiag m rifpples t.f sun.
- b ine lar below her w a Hiet 1cr lap.
i.arul hunig in simple folds aroundi.
har , d(ly aaloulla' lillibs, half Cover
i tg, i all :isp'i n aa3 at iay foot el
aldl a ut.t) gai er. Who she
V-I!S, Whehte Site ca.me, and What the
ti wiebt. Il her thus witoly to
thrao.w a be.aI itu: '.ow.g l.J* away,are
ama;onag ait; ime t1table llys C ivs Ihi.t
wIll ie reeaed o 'iy tat tle li.1nal
i y whv i all i s -c I s shall i ic knaio .
11t' fiabernmu plying their daily
a-voetionkll in tile riker, lad enfolded
thle dead bpodty in thollr n.,t,t nd
bL i.ag it to tle.t-urface of the placid,
dke eefil wat eIs, had, With ringled
tuet anld tihiiation, delivered1 thjo
beautiful reainns to tihe autho.ities
to be exposed in the Morgue for ao
co tition. A strict searebi lad re
ve,leii no token of this oig Crea
tu.ie's identity. Her delie.te fea
turies atind the exquimito tcxtture of her
Olothing betrayed her high.rak, but
bvyond this notlihig could be learned.
Pi Itse ! Tho' was sol oth itrg elme, a
tri'lle, inl.-ignlificant in itself, baut
fui nishiitng a clue lo the dreadfuti
m)!,tery. Up:.m her bo.oin, nlext, her
be It, lay a loek of hair, tied with
a id uc ribbon in a simple lover's knot.
Ti..t was tall. Could this little keep.
lal'as speak, what volume-s it mlight
diseIose. As the rep.ater gaz.-s Upon
it, his eyvs grow dim, and weird
pie.es float across his brain. lit
fIiity b see a beautiful an insion
I.Ittd Up il luxury. Within he boholds
loving parents whose eyes bea mi devo
lion for a daughter, tihe sunlight of
the Iousa. 1le sees thii dauhitl)r,
milnl.a;h.ig in tho giddy throng, light.
lict ted as at bird. lie sees a tall
aid haidsomo 3ti3outh, with dark eye
and ssomos lap bending over this
fair Ilaid.-In whisperiig sofIt comapli
m1t0W at.4 l t lor Itt roe:tat( i-0. and
knows by her heih a Oateaed v'cor thLt
lie.e airy InoI a 1* A &tA diipleas
ing to her.
Again lab eyes grow dim, and
a)ruia cleari.g, le holiolds a change
o s ne. T%vo y otig luvers are meat.
ed oemily together it the cheerful
glOw% of thle oa c'a fire, le still
bre-a.hiitg ro ions of lovo and
tend rtess, and- tthe, her Iand cIaasped
in his, h1eaming Witl happiness and
t ruoma g cant idenece. Agai taheia scene
ban. est, and al shuder' patsses over
htim as thte patnoraaa reveals a neow
picturae ina troang cont rast. wv: th all
that have gone before. ()aao al
was .ovo, contfidence and sunashine
now, all is roaidor'ae, maisery andl dark.
niess. The al i tetr haas prevai led
andIt inonatcfe I has yietldod to the
wvilest of' thlo serpent. IJ e Scos this
faira yo)u.g cr'eatauret. wiho hiad knowna
no s> rrow, experienaced no0 Oaa'ts,
suff'ere d nao w.ants, rusing maadly
fromt Isome, out into the s'treet, atnidl
a busy thraontg tao f:anaibail witht
suich scenes to notico fherl aas she
hur'riaed it, i th LIrobbing brin ft ad
croavdlng memt soniO Ai tanda oat. Site
wends her way mttchatnical.y to that,
coladt and silent rivyea' benath whlo 'e
gently ri ppl Iing suarface so) mitn
dread steereta have beent buried!. [Jo
sees hier sIon sudden'lly upona thte
harinak, cast one last look uapona that
l ittl la Iook of hlair'-ur athet oaaannt
hato hit a y t-andl then, afteor oIfer
inag a 'ilenat pr'ayer' for 'or'giveness.e to
htea' .4l tker a eoro whauo awiful tribau.
nal siha, is to appetar withaoutt prpa
ration, wiiataaoe long, lingering glatnc
uapon t he wotrld she leaves behtind,
she plunges boldly into the stramal,
and gaoes down, down, down, wvithtoat
a struggle, to rie no maore. Anad thec
streama rolls cabtaaly ton, telhutg nlo
tales, and (an its bosomx bears thoius
ande aof hum. I)anth binIgat br ighIt anal
hsappy, who pere:cha n are atrave'linig
the sami sad paith to detatht. Anad
theo paternal hoame is desolate, rand
paternali hairs go down in sorrow to
[the grave, A ntd the heartless tamnpt.
er goes andetected, unsatnhed, to
pratotise his wiles in other gar'donujor
And then [lhe reporter starts, for i
revery is broken by [the advenat, of an.t
other 1 inahitaant brotught to the
alorgue ; ad asa the iLt cle,rs faram
his eyen, he( b'eholds the same dioacd
borly ly ing in asll itshu'.auty anad alil its
mnyster''y uponthe i a1Cy marble bet r
haim. And as he leavest the rouiom', heo
cat'rs involu'nt arily,* for' Ma' is aa
ICcenbtc oal to suchia tl in.as, a il .
prayer that even as the pure wtter is
Coist.aitly trickling in a gentle
stream up n this body to preserve it
fl ow decay until called for by triew.
even so tli pity of a mlereitl ',thb:
may bedw the erriigr, il 1 t1 i'
soul, freod 1-rWm its tonetit of clay,
until such time as a loving I. deogner
muy call it to his bosom at a weary
limil-. poor unfortunate child, more
Biied against than ininig.
The Wives of EZ111ca1it ilen.
The wivo3 of mon of sentiment are
n t always the most oppreciative of
womel. Jeanit Paul repre.,ents
St-benk:is as readiig one of his beau.
itill Iniagiliigs t-> his Wife, Who lis
tened with eyelids cast down and
bated breath. As he closed, the
sharer of his joys beamed forth
with,l "Don't put on voar left stock
ilg to-morrow, dear ; I iust. mend
that hole in it." So, when Sir Wal.
ter and Lady Scott were rambling
about their estate, and came upon
some playful lambs frisking in thc
meadow-'Ahl," said Sir Walter,
"'lis no wonder that poets from the
ealiv.;st kls have m11ado the famb
the emblem of pence and ijn;ceneo."1
"-They a1c, inideed), deli"'htful ani-.
a1 ,"a ansxrred her ladythip, "es
pecially with mint sauce."
'lic First Veo.
Governor Chnmbherlain is ant exact
tman ! His firpt veto was announced
oil F i tay, ai.d was istained by ai
uniaiiiiious vuic. Tbo reasons for ve.
loing the hill were : That a word
lad te.n olitted in the entolled
1ill and t.fterwards instried ; that
in three places t1o vord Aldurm t
ai,pers in place of thea Aldermet,
anla that the hist, aection of the aot is
'khl oigtius. 'Hiiiexactittudle and da -
tel ninat.ion to have things in order
is refreshing and novel. The Legs
lature must look to thair P's aud
Q's in future, anld pay more heed
than hithorto to 'readin', rtin' and
'i ithmetic."- News und Courier.
What is believed to have been a
brutil murdor, o:enrtred at tle pe .1i
temiary on Saturday afternoon.
Olie of rite coi.viets, Charles Barron
1y name, got into a diffioulty with
Oorporal Bryant, of the guard, when
the latter drew hi.i pistol and shut
I.rroi iii the right sado, from the
effects -i* which he died in about
twenty minlat"S. An iniit was
held yes erday, an I a vordict, ren
dered that decel4ed came to hi.
iy a ball from a pistol in the haids
of Corporal Bryant. The homicide
gaive himself up to the offioers of
A Sad Suicide.
Mr. Nathaniel W. Lord, a young
man wel' known it this city, shot
himself to death with a pistol oil
Saturday. On the night precedivg
the dis-ressinig oecurence he requpest
od a young frienld who had blVeen
rOtming with him not to remain with
him as lie felt rest less. In the
mnornit,g Mr. Lord was discovere
lying in bed with his clothing ont ain
de ad. The bed ding a was sa t.irate'i
with blood which had l., wed f. om
wounds in tue tempilo, thfrough
which a picel ball had pasaed. Tlhe
oause of the tragic act is said to
have been businessi trot'blce, which
unsettled his reason. - News awl
A most wotnderfual and formildale
vclume, whieni has boon t wenty years
in preparaitionu, has just been is- und
by an en terprisin Lon Jetdon hou.vo, It
is entfit led thle "Merrcat,tile Directoiry
of the WVorld fitr 1875," and comin
prises over' 3,00) quiarto pages. It4
cont ain a register (if the principal
btsiniess firms th rough out the world,
antd appears to have bieen cornpi t.l
wvithI grneat care and( a1ccuracy, and14 is
brought down to the latest possibhle I
dates. Tihe Unmited States and TIetrri
tories are well represented. The
volume aiso conltainis a glossary in sax
dlilfernit latngage of e wimer eial
termse, names of trades, ole., and is
.so classfied tas to i cnder reference
easy and roeady.
A judge in North Carolinat was a
grott stickl1 for' formni. Unoe day a
soild)ier, whio had been4r battered con -
siderabiy in the war, was brought- ini
as ai witnesas. Th'le julHe told him to
hold n p lis right hanrd. "'Cani't doi
it sir," saic the mnin. '"Why not T'
''0ot a shot in that arm, sir."~ Thein
hoil up your left."' ''(ot a shot in
that arm, tdo, sir.'" "Thein,'' said
the jidge sternly, "you must hold up
your leg. No moan can be sworn, sir,
in this court by the laws unless ho
holds up something."
If' thie now sonator from 'Wisconsin
be not a democe at, call him by aniy
other namec; the thre cardinal ptritn
ph l. of domoecracy tupon whith lhe
un h4te will siellI ju-t as sweet.
I ha ur set an: order to a .Ltn
d tlra tiles.ani for a elock. HIe said
hoe ThouNl preftr on14 tmatd' by TFem
pui's Fut,~t ats 14i the best eloeks in the
ne214ihbohdi had1li th:i2.t name oeon them
tlF il MIMPIS AND ICL PASO RAt
I lOAE FRAUD.
W.It'lio-ON, February 1.--The
VXpositte of the Memph1I and El
Passo railroad corruption contained
!n the New York 8-.in to-day, Ih ,s ex.
vitel mjuvh interest anong conarnse
11(et1 anad other., here. It has beenl
vell kijowi here for a long time that
the stock and bo1i.sof this freullent
0 riif-ration had found their wayjiuto
(Ihe po'smbsionl of, memlber-S o thle
fort-lirst congress. A bill to in -
V1p0 ate tle Memphkis and El Paso
rai:ro,id pus.ed ite house of repre.
setattives il 18G9, and was peinding
in tie senate when congras. adjourn.
ed that year. During the following
year General Fremont and his friends
%erc lcre distributing freely whati
purported to be the stock and bonds
ul titis corporation, whiho never oould
have any value unless congress should
pass tihe bill and give tho company
I lao land grant for which they asked.
[L was ia May, I8'9, just after the
idjournimenit t cogress, that F'.o.
munt and Iis fricitiS put their fraid- a
ulit reenrities a.loat, on the Vari a
Ltour.e, and received mubsciiptions t
o the amoutit of $3,800,000. .3,ron C
loileau, 1'retotait's brother-in-law L
lied in prisoni for the crit e,t
Sid Fremtont, kimielf ri.-k., Lthe samea
'ate bliuuld lae ever reappe.ar inl
rance. In 1870 Memphis and El
1'a.o was in such bau odor that it I
v. s;iotliossible to get the bill through
n liew Colmipainy, named tihe Trais. I
'odtijental, wab formed and charter
d, and finally all tle interests were
i. er;ed litito the 'I'exus ald Pacifia
U-tuny. 01f the Memphis atud El
P'so, it is enoughh1l to say that it was f
A. botdest and the biggest attempt.
v.er made to proeure a ch.arter 1*-om '
oigress by cor upt means. Had the t
jili passed congress and tle road 0
)Coetl built, maembers of colgr(as S
,vauid have rei-l zod largo fortunds. o
n p11a11eut of tiheir tiupport of it.
rha umber inter.ted iu that way 3;
-i put by old ttnainhers at fifty or
ix-y. The tw a members of the
4.eJ w ho.0 e lettea's, printed in F
lie "3un. show that they w'lre amllonlg 9
e lost vigo aIus anaad m1o1t liberally t
Mid siiuArters of the scelaemue
lurtmn C. IHunter and .. P). ). I
itianks-afe t>o:la republicnas from
Aldiaia ; th latter is tho chairman C
f the committ on Iudian affairs :
m4l s. rvtd -)it Freimount's stall dnring
he war. iunter wais talso in tae a
ri.y, an)d is a man1!1 of smlall calilro. t
1thard (. .\McCurmnick, who received a
lud shares, ii the I.resent delegate
tcoua a es fro-na A rizollaw. W itiield
'cott Staith, who got 400 hares i i
lae Correspondent of the Now Yojk I
I vening Post, Boston Traveller and C
oter inapers. Gnforal S. P. 1leiat .
il, n is wc I kniowin for Ih is military
-c ord. here is groat flutteritig of
nembers lier to-niuht as to future V
-evelations. A-inong tho-e who will t
se badly comaproan asod, it i. said, is 0
-ron. Folhenck. our nittwer to Eig
tind, who maiimea, .whe ' thie 1ex: 1
?ilio Was fi. ally thard, iat the i
romises mnade to hii by 1-remiot,
(1l his fiend-, should be imade v
''d ina thme gt' ol landavs along t,h
It a ua.utehueett.. village, there
e the rhs t ,he n inisters of
neah beearing the namae of Wriaghat. '
no lives iin the upper p;art, of' the
ownYI, one iln the loweri, otil the third
Lt the tm ills ;so theo people haave dle
a(inalated thecir spirituail tguides a,
grnt'' ") D >.y ah," a:t ".\Iall
Tlhae Shaa' ot 'er.ia us given IIe,rr a
~alIkeanagen, aI Russian subjt3nt, a I
Ionecersin to eu tstruct a a nil way
romii Tlabla iza to lthe Russi an fronitier. I
If thaisi line is eararied out, t, wvilt bo,
xtenaded to, Till s, anad becomgo the :
irst, railway connecoting A.sia atda'.
Wh len y out hetar a main say the
v'orldi ow av him lituIivintg, dona't, leave
may moaav able art iet e, particuarlay
mya biank lulls, lyinag araounad loose.
Thela Sta teavill (N. C.) Landarak
ells. of' a colored w.o'"uan in that
:awnl who ga"o e irtha to a cnlored
h ild w'ithI wit hanutads. By Geore
.hats odd I
Up to the latest advierts there had
bieen 20,504 persons arrestedl in Parais
oa' patrt ici pati on in the insurra ectiota
>l the cot))Inunoa.
A Roehceter flirt laud tin off'er of
marriage onae ovetnirng, anad r'ushing to
he hall shec called up stairs "Moth.
3r ! am 1 engaged to anybody
'Now, children,' said a school in..
upector 'wbo loves all men P' A
ittle girl, not six years old, evident.
ly not quite well up in catechism,
rnswered quickly, All women !'
Thela rad ical papers call Anady.
Jwnan 'o !' et Er.",' 'That'a.
goodtl. "t ( I two eyves"---tne on thle
co,nst itution an~d thbe other (ou Itha
t hi eves.
TUhe fir''t boo.; rool and i.e la.os
book laid usidle by very chil, it
33 Ctand net- m' it 4 oh
licbrew Ladiles at their Toilet.
The first thing that, would h:tv.
trick us inl exiiniviug tht garde.
rob-. of a I ltbrew lady , wod lin ve
been the quanlti:v of dresses. In
,his groat a.o of simplioity such a
Ating would naturally 0stonish us.
Iliebrow women were, indeed, fond
if dress, and the It.xury amongst
hei mItAfested in the 'riehes and
?ariety of dresses, and the cuatit y
f ornit.ments and jewdir y, was soon
maried to such01 -n extent thiIt it ho
name vecessary to proteit tagaint it.
Ihere is Ito doubt, t hat as the inter.
!ourse between th Jews aid other
intions itcreased the hidies felt. no
onjeer vatiefied with th . prinjitive
iloplioity. The fashions of the
lever Egyptail,s, the elegant Pli'i
iians, and the luxurious Persians,
rere soon eagerly sought after and
Oproduced. Even patient Job got
mpatient at the dresses, and all of
is have read that magnificent, bold
lenunciation of Isaiah, as with m th
ring sarcasm he denoutiers the
"wo:ncn of the period" livi g for
lothing else but dres. and flirtation,
:uI having but oue desire, "to see
nd to l osen." Now, look first at
lie Under garment ; Ketonet tuni
a. It was worn by mou and we.
len, but of course, women bud
hitigs made of the very best mater
1. It was IMade of wool or linei,
Ahite or blue, now and then striled
-and afterwards-thunka to the
ersials-of a silky Un.leri .1. It
as worn on the nak 3d body, aid a
orson wearing it is often de:-eribed
s naked, w%hich. in thlie 11a1nnage of
ho inoi tecnth cenlt:1ry, WeaIs t'at
lie was "cid 11elVI.11
Tho 1a-teri dresses are far very
ron being close fiti, and the Keto
et was at first a l"ose garment,
ithoit sleeve.s, reaching down to
he knees. But tile Ketonet, be.
nmo gradu illy tighter. The Pler
ilns, who were lie dandies of the
ld world, were them iof considora
le length, but not every one could
fford this additional hxpn.'ieo. It is
upposed that the poor wore i-) oth.
r dress exoept the K-tonet. The
econd article to be found in the
arde robe of wealthy peop'e was
he sadijn, trnislated lioe linen in
ur versioni of the third chapter of
staiah. I sup--posa that it was wivorn
ver the Ketonet. In the fourteenth
hpter of the book of Judges the
ine Ilebrew word is translated dif
rently. Thirdly, some ladies wore
second under-garmont, a long wide
nicai, with or without armis, known
longst. tle Greek;s and liomans, and
ito also by the Pho .icians. It was
lade of costly materi..I, and richly
iwoven with flowers and figures.
'ho part around the neek was cover
d with orwkinaetts, the flowers were
enerally of the darke.t, purple. and
et l.orders were trinmed with gold
nd brilHait colors. N ext, ca ie tile
irdle to keep up the dlrnsi, so much
11tinght of aiong.t il tile nations
f an:qirut y, as I need hardly re
aind the readers of lomer. It was
iale of different materials, accord
ng to tho taste, or rather the purse,
I tie owner. The common girdle.
-ere of leather and very narrow,
lome0 were of i-ilk or g dd,l and or
amen,eod with silver buckIes ; they
'0 rO wtorn round the loins ;- wmeni
fol e tlieti lo,wer -1a-I to l'oou I
hiai m ten. ~Smia ll ols wVithI secut
rereO of ten fastenedu to the girdle, ian.
',metime1s. also tin eegalit, plochet,
a whinch motney or thintgs of value
Tie Iast piece of cl othIin g I shall
la. tion.1: ih upper gatrmenlt, a
otnldl tdfight, our Westerni l1dies.
Ssetemii: to have h. en oi iiinally a
gnare1 picco of 0lot hi, some1wha :t li ke
hio,bwl. At, lir,t, it, was made
I0 ael'is hair, a.ii rwalrds it w.as
1 1d e ->f cottoil. Those worn in thle
umm ner were of a Ilighlt taterialii, like
ur muslin, whilst fair t hose in use
luring t 1e winter a t ahiker mnaterial
r-as guteeral1ly eblo.nen. Theli simbolib
mas u-ef'u and ornainental. It wasl
fieni netd as a carpet or as a e,ver
rig during the naight. Ilenee tho,
ai w of M oses, whlienl raigulated se.ver
1 Ii ahlgs-.-fai- i nstanc,0- thait no0 liX t
re af cotton d anil wool should ho
ised in the mliaking (f itauterials
omm;iaded that if a~ mant cLoughi
overlty pltdged his~ mianit.o it should
o ire.stored to Ih im a fter sunset. The
iimlahl wats fastened withI golden01 pillS
o he shotuld ers, wheunce it feli ini
raceoful talds over the othler garb
IaeCts. Som ino~f thle mai:iat les imust,
ave been splendtd ; is I said before
,boe garde-i obe oif a lie 'row lady was
#ell filled. Ini the book of Ju idges
ho then living girls are thus do.
ocribod by 1)e borah1, "a prey of divers
~olors of needlework." "aller clothing
s silk antd pur ple," says Lemnue, Thte
P'houicianis excelled in weav'irg and
iyeinig, anid wer'e well nted for their
lark b'lue anld their pturple. TIhe
e'rsians- wor-o iivted for- their silk.
i'herae is no dunt, that the liebr-ew
ede wn 'ti 'n tm of' L,bor
JO-Iph W. 1 iloh,!: i tont of ex.ov
WV. W.' Iloiden, o-f Nor'i b ('.rolina,
ijed a the r,.ilence oft LNt ,I~thc
An attempt is being made to ai
litittizo bo.tvars on the [land of
Hiute, off the coast of Scotland.
There are 41,774 white and 58,984
colored children who attend school
in the State of South Carolina.
Lotta has presented San Francisco
a fountain. which is to play for them
when she can't be there hersolf.
A nephew of 'tonowall Jackion
worried a niece of Geongo B. Mo
Clellan, at Denver, the other day.
The postal card foctory in Spring.
lield, Mass.,shippel 26,420,500 cards
diuriig the quarter ending on the 1st
E'nche's comet is coming, but it
will not be seen for many weoks yet,
as it is still 8t veral budred milliots
of miles away in the dim and misty
depths of lpace.
Mrs. Wm. 13. Astor, whose hus
hand pays $259,000 in taxes, owns a
million dollars worth of diamonds.
She wears rosettes of diamonds on
her lippers at parties. Mrs. Fitch's
khedive gift is nowhro.
At Lyndon, Vt., one (lay lst week
a gentleman opened a fish hole in ar,
cddy, and removed with his hands i
m i ly 300 pounds of pickerel and i
itckers. The fish crowd up to the
dole for fresh air, and are osptured.
Peanuts are rapidly coming to the
'ront as an article of trade. Ten
cars ago the crop didl not amount to
nore than 150,000 bushels. Last i
foar 2,000,000 bushels were raised,
ralued then at $3,000,000. Phila- C
lelphia alone tukos 600,000.
Nice country, New Mexico! Thero
was more thon the cu.tomary stir at
Las Vegas the other day, when thei
itage coach, with four paftcngers
imide came tearing into town. The ;
Iriver, though frozon into a beautiful
%If, was sitting bolt upright, with r
n a wful grituness of the f-Lco and
leallh-grip on tle lads. 'I lie ghaf t- 0
y Jehn was helped down from the
text day there was a big funeral at
01110c Strilnge Ucpjpliig DuWR Rid olli.
The Wisconsin legislature have do. d
ided that Mr. Matt Carpenter shall V
etiro to private life. k is a fitting r
aesion to drop a tear to hi3 sweet V
lJo was appointe-l United States i
enator in 1869 and tot,k his seat on t
lie same day that Johnson stepped
low n and out of the presidency. It
sia n1otworthy coineidence that lie
vill step oOwn and vut of the senate
on the same day that Johnson will
te up in again.
Parson Browulaw and Nlatt Car- I
)enter entered the senate together N
-the one ah.rd s-ell japti.t who T
iad nevet "belonged" ' a specia I
>olitical party ; the other a softsbell T
>olitician that had adapted himself C
ty tunis to every political par y in I
-xistence since the hour of his birth. I
l'hey will retire from the scoato to- r
During the war Ia f.iamois tragedi n
ilayed Rtichelieu before a large- au.
Iienee, among whom was A briaham in
ban1colni. The audii ence( was miiixe J(
a its sympathuie.s, but the notor, ni.t
vsiaig to fire their p.assions, altered
he texq of a famous line to readC
'Take away thme sword ; sty tes miay
)e saved wit hont it." Th'le circum- i
Lances was repo'ted to Forrests. The I
lhoomy giant nttered a curse.
eanmiwhilh- he played the sameo part,
uid one nightI, whlen Lincoln waii I
mnee more in the front, thundered I
>ut th', -ins with nmarvellous enmergy 5
mini (emlphiasis : "Take away the
word ; sttes (GAN be saved with
iit it."' Tlhe poinut wvas boon and the- I
I pplaure shook the house .
The Bi itol, (Va.,) News, in mack
ng mnion of thme fact t hat. eighty
ives ex-robels have alread-y been
slected to the next congre<s, says
'they sire ex pected to kill and broil
'o-r bremkfaist achi amornig. * ne,
endler, juicy, sl1 fed o erpet-bagger, I
sy the confo lerate debt, revive
slavery, blot out the star i.pangled
)ailnr, dig up the unin e"5meteries5,
senisi<mt con fe-l-rato soldiers, lega I bzo
and arma the ku,klux, and crown Jellf
A. "comvenerd'' przm lkitete named
William T'homnpsoni, knownm as "Beii.
ligo," hias receniity attracted much
attenitioni in Lod(onl as a speaker at
religious meeitings. ilo is now six.
ty-two.yeari old, havinigapen4 npar
ly aqu artor of aoenturyj of his life
an the "ring."
It is. related that A'dy Johnson
has a list of victims prepared, and
when lhe enters the sonate ohambher
lie wi,l sacrifice theom tne by one.
IIe proposes, in the brief sesnion fol
h>wing the 4:hi of Mdareb, to miake
w;iy,w:.t sAtiaiiy, tI aero, Fielini.
hiiy~sc ad tbo tw~o M ,iIha,.~ Tosik-'
j: mg, i"erry, '1 nrtoni, V ice-Plieaidpnt
W\'i.oni and S-an.-Ci a
TERRIDE RfCAL TRAGEDY IN A CIII.
Tle audience which laughed over
the porto-manoe at Ilooley's theotte
last evening, little kncw of the pain.
ful event which ocurred behind the
1o0u's before the eurtain rose. Had
any hint been given of the desperate
nuture of the accident which hap
pened just as the orchestrat oom,
m11e1ced the overture, it is a question
whether even the drolleries oi Mr.
Crane, forced, indeed, for once in his
life, would have been able to keep
the house in) such a condition of
merriment as it enjoyed.
The orchestra had, as said just
>pened the overture. The actors
wvere below in their dressing rooms,
preparing for the rise of the ourtain.
l'ho stage as sot in readiness for
he coiamencmeent of the play, when
L crash was heard that shook the On,
Are proteenium, and was audible
n front of tile house. Noises of
his kind, made by falling seenery
Ind such things, are not uncommon,
ind no attention was paid to it below.
Jno setor called out, "The stoam
>oat has exploded too soon.' An
,tiler cinamrked, "They ato crowding
n so fast, that 'hey have to come
brough the roo'," while similar jo
mtar remarks were made. Those
in the stago, however. were aware in
imoment of what had happened.
3efore them, his skull mashed to
toms, his brains spattered over the
Proken flooring of the btage, with
lood gushing from what remained
f his eyes, ears, mouth and nosc,
ras one of the scene shifters, John
L,odwin. 'The alarm was given, and
verybody gathered round. Mr.
ran had him carried below, ana
ont out for a surgeon, for the poor
ello%'s pulse still beat feebly. A
ilnute later, and not a sign of life
The unfortunato young man had
vidently climbed to the carponter's
hled, m01110 sixty feet above the stage,
efore t-he hour of opening the theatro,
nd had fallon to sleep. The first
otos of the orchestra had awakene,l
im, and lie had risen to come down
i) attend Lo businoss. It was pito!i
ark upon the nartow platform upoit
rhich lie lay; there was no guar-l
nil ; and in stepping forward lie had
one in the wrong direction, and no
ually stepped off the platform, fail
11y, upon his head.- ''ho flooring of
he .tago was broken by the conous.
Going It Blild.
Nothing could have been more un.
tent ional. Gen. Sehenck didn't
nean to do it. He only innocently
vrote ont. for the enlightenment of A
oble English lady and her 1isitors,
ie of the rules of the game as it is
ilaycd in Aimeriot, and lo I in the
rought lie got a full hand of fame.
t is a clear case of going it blind.
lear the honorable envoy extraordih
ary and minibter plenipotentiary,- as
o explains it tll himself in a letter
o an irquiring friend in Cincinnati:
"You wrote to ask the moaning of
he r idiculous story about my having
>uhlished a work on the "Rules and
art of Poker-playing."~ 1 will tell
.hat it all comnes frein. In the sum.
aer of 1872, while viaitmng with oth
rs at a country house in Somerset.
hire, the guests as is usual in Eng
iehl soqicty, amused themselves in
lhe evening wvith games at card., and,
a is alimo.t as usual, the stakes were
or pennie s and six pences. They
core anxious to learn the Amnerioan
~amo of po'kor,-of whi'ch some of ttene
Iready knew a little. I sho-wed
horn how it was played. When
was coiming away thle lady of the
louse req1uested me asa favor toher
elf and othIer friends who thought it!
ttraotive and amusing, to write down
ome I,f tile rules of the game, as it
a generally played in America. I
omtplied with her request as well am
could, on the very morning of my
easvingi her hospitable house, and
bought little more of my act of
ioiteness until she surprised me by
eniding me seome copies of these
ules, which a gentleman, another
ii,itur, had printed for her, ad for
heir own private usa and oibrouiation,
mn his ownl private printing press. It
wams iiiteinded as a compliment,. and I
mn very sure tha,kt nobody can be
niore anir.od or' mie annoyed than
"y friend, liady Wv., and her f amily
ad g.uests, to flid that they have
thjus unwittingly brought down on
me the wrath and reprehension of so
many good people in America."
It is said that a gentleman can't
perform a aim pie act of civility like
bhis without being talked about, on
iocount of it. Goa. Sobenek wouldn't
have thought it. In the course of
thie samne letter the general complains
thmat his life and conduct have been
'grossly ealumniated and mirepre
sehted." We can't conceive why
liny oneO who wanted to ealunmniate
(eni. Svhenick should bo at the trou.
Ini somei of the new styles thle?0 ii
no, ebanmi~e 14.r Rllationa na m 1.
Thirty-sevon Oases of small.pot
have occurred in the Ohicago poor.
The President will send a special
message to Congress to-day regarding
The strike among the Fall River.
Mass., operativos continues nearly
2,000 weavers and spinters, mostly
females, have been idle a fortnight,.
A fire was tagting at the Shakers'
Settlement, in Mount Lebanon, New
York, yesterday, It commenced
in the churoh, and it Was feared it
would be disastrous.
President Grant is a frequent ViAh
tor at the Washington theatres. A
letter of the a1st says : "At the
national theatre a night or two since
he occupied his accustomed front seat
in the private box, where he eon
be easily seen by the entire audience,
During the course of the play there
was considerable gagging indulge,t
in by the actors, including allusions
to the third term, military interfdr .
onco, eto., which seemed to delight
the audionoo very much. Finally
one of the playors brought in thd
name of Grant, when another quickl
replied, "Andy Johnson will soon bd
in the sonato and #il1 tike care of
him." At this the applause was per
footly uproarious, the mnda cheered,
and the women waved their hand#
kerchiefs, and it was a m1idUtd or two
before order was restored. In thd
midst of all the iomm6tIon, the
president retained his attitude
unmoved. aud not a change of
expression flitted aorosw his stdlid
Porom the New Orleans bulletin
primer : "This is the picture of a
soldier. ie is agencralh The gen
eral says : 'I am not afraids' Bed
how he strUts. Do you not wish
you were a general ? It is a fine
thing to be a general. * * * lere
is the picture of a bandit. See the
general *ants to to do something to
the bandit. Will he kill the ban,
dit, or will lie write a letter I No,
he will not write a letter, he will
send a telegram. * * * This is the
portrait of a president. A cat can
look at a president. The president
can make a governor, atid lie can
make a legislature. * * * Here in
the portrait of a governor. The
governor loves the bonds, and the
governor loves the people's money ;
but the governor wotuld not take the
people's money for anything iti the
world. We have a de footo gover.
nor. le is a very good man. The
people love him. He is very pfiU
le loves the president, and the
president lotes him. If your halif
was kinky and yodr Okin was blacki
you might some day Oaf a governor.
See, the general, and the president
and the governor, are all runnitg,
What makes thorn all run so ? Are
they afraid I Yes,they are afraid
of thie banditti."
Rtabelais hadl written some sensis4
ble pid'des, which the world did not
regard at all. "I will write some
thing," says he, "that they shall
take notice of.'' And so he sat
down to writing nonsense and becamd
When an iia'napolIs~man lied
lost $300 of his employer's money at
fare, his spunky wife, pistol in hand,
made the proprietor refund,':saved
her h usband's plaoe, an'd got one for
he'rsoff iuN the sanidu e'stal'ishmwent, be..
ing generally and admirably talked
Prof. J.L. Joes, who has for
58me years past been connected with
the Southern Masonic Female Col
lege of (Jovington, Ky., has been
elected President of the 4okesbury
Conference Instittute, of South Caro'.
lina, the oldest aohool of.note In the
True oourage Is cool and oalum.
The bravest of men have the least of
brutal, bullying insolence, and in the
very time of d anger are found the
most serene and. free.
The Conrier-Journal' says that
8heridan is about as fit to manage
affairs at New Orleans as a bob-tail
bull with the delirium tremenh in fly
time is to take an invoice of stock in
a wholesale crockery store.
0ov. Ilartranft, of ennsyTvania,
says in his recent message that the
State will, be stripped of timber in
thirty years, unless pains are taken~
to cheek the waste.
A man stopping his. panier wrote
to the editor :"E th ink folks ottent
to spend thar muniny for a paypor,
my dadda didn't, and every body sod
lhe was the Intelligentest man In the
country, aind had the sma,rtest family
of boiso that ever dugged taters.''
A thoriurss b>luoKberry is among
the noltiesI now before the public.
iloosac Thioroloss is the name givers