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VOLUME XI.-NUMBER 1671.
CHARLESTON, WEDNESDAY" MORNING, MAY 3, 1871.
EIGHT DOLLARS A YEAR.
AN EXCITING RACE.
JLBE GREATEST TURF EVEXT OF THE
?.Contest Between the North and the
South"-Longfellow Beaten by Helm?
bold-What Old John Harper was
Really Offered for his Flyer-Intense
Excitement on the Course-New Torie
Sportsmen Raking In Enormous Win?
The telegraph has given us the result of the
great race at Saratoga on Wednesday, in
which the hitherto invincible Longfellow was
defeated by Helmbold, but the detailed inci?
dents of the connie: furnished by the New
York correspondents are so full of interest,
and our readers who take an Interest in each
things are so anxious for the particulars ol the
struggle, that we make the following interest?
ing extracts from the full and graphic report j
In the Sun:
Last night clouds overspread the sky, the
air was damp, and everything indicated rain.
The track was muddy, and lt was thought
that a clouded sky, even without rain, would
not^better it. This morning the sun shone
brightly. The backers of Longfellow were
filled with joy. They ran him up clear above
the thermometer. He even went up as high
as $700 to $200. Helmbold was talked of; ap
Sarently he had no friends; but many old tur- j
tes sailed about the hotels and the club !
houses quietly taking in the big odds. The
rotunda of the Grand Union was Ailed with an
eager crowd ot betting men. A few minutes
after sunrise the gardens and lawns in front
of the cottages swarmed with ladies, who en?
thusiastically wagered heavy sums on Long?
fellow. Not one of the fair ones sympathized
with Helmbold. At the breakfast-table the
^peat race was alone the topic of conversation.
Ry 7 o'clock the street in front of the Grand
Union was thronged with carriages. There
was no dust. The road was in spendld condi?
tion. Everybody was thoroughly awake and
?eager to get to the track. There must have
teen 25,000 strangers in Saratoga.
EVERTTHING WAS LONGFELLOW.
Not a pool conld be sold on any horse in
any other race. The quarter stretch was black
with humanity. The nish to the pool stand
was unprecedented. "Eight hundred dollars
in the pool, and Longfellow sold," shouted Un?
derwood : " 'Ow much for L. M. Bold ?" Then
the doctor would gaze nervously about the
-crowd until he would catch a wink or a Anger
uplifted, and he would resume : "Eight hun?
dred dollars in the pool, and I am offered a
hundred for L. H. Bold !" And so it would go,
until the doctor reached from two hundred to
to two hundred and thirty dollars. But there
- were a great many quiet workers on the quar?
ter stretch. These would sneak through the
?crowd, shouting "Am a betting one hundred to
thirty Longfellow wins this race !" At one time
old John Harper, Longfellow's owner, shouted
through the multitude, singing out In a crack
?ed voice : kTve jlst got $40 about my clothes,
?nd I'll bet forty to Aileen that Longfellow
wins this race.!" AU these bets were quickly
taken by New York cit; men.
JOHN MORRISSET BACKS HELMBOLD.
John Morrissey walked over the stretch,
pointing his floger, at different men, saying :
"Pm offering $300 to $1000 that Helmbold
wins." He took in a dozen such bets within
five minutes. Fifty dollar greenbacks were as
thick as leaves In Valambrosa. There were
probably over $1,000,000 inside the quarter of
THE LADIES EXCITED.
The ladles were apparently crazy. They
wagered cloves, rings, handkerchiefs] and
money, utterly regardless of the result.
THE BUGLE SOUNDED.
The quarter stretch was cleared as if by
magic. Jim McClellan, Helmbold's jockey,
?Kang upon his horse with quiet confidence.
-Ve wore a blue Jacket, with scarlet sleeve and I '
cap. Joe Colston, Harper's colored jockey, i i
the best colored rider in the world, followed
suit. He wore a bright orange Jacket and
pants, and a red cap. Helmbold carried 114
Jmunda, and Lon ?fellow but 108 pounds. The
brmer ls one year older than the latter.
LONGFELLOW AND HELMBOLD CONTRASTED.
When the two famous animals were brought
ont the contrast between them was most
marked. Helm bold seemed tough and 'MO tty.
There was a fire in his eye, and a quie t, im
?atlent pawing ol the feet. Longfellow was a
eautlful picture. His body was perfectly
formed. His long quarters were clean cut,
and his eyes'were as mild as those of an East?
ern queen. He moved with the utmost grace, ? ?
free and easy, like the lever of a Jurgenson I \
watch. It seemed like a race between a rich
man's son, fed on charlotte russe, and a poor
boy who bad been brought up on gingerbread
THE SCENE ON THE STAND,
justice fore the race, was picturesque. Four
or Ave thousand elegantly dressed ladies chat?
tered like the plumaged birds In South Ameri?
can forests. The front of the stand was fringed
with eager-eyed men.
OFF AT THE WORD "GO !"
At the word "go" both horses jumped to
Sether, Helmbold two lengths in advance. A
ealh-Uke stillness hung over the grand stand.
The jockeys stood In the Aeld like statues,
watching the horses with breathless anxiety.
Longfellow slowly closed up the gap and
forged ahead. At the first quarter be was two
full lengths In advance. As they moved down
the opposite stretch, Helmbold Increased his
galt, and nearly closed the gap. Longfellow
LIKE THISTLEDOWN IN A FAIR WIND.
There was a beautiful, even play to his head
and neck, as though bis joints were well oiled.
His legs were as regular in their motion as the
driving levers ol a locomotive. His tall lay
upon a line with his back. Helmbold was full
of pluck, and dug along the track as though
HE MEANT WIN OR DIE.
Occasionally be would crook himself as if |
putting on an extra pound ot steam, and spurt
ahead like a well-ballasted yacht In a gale. At
the half-mile Longfellow only led by a quarter
of a length. .> ">und the lower turn they came
Uke well-mat ned swallows. Holding ? the
same position, they entered the home stretch
And aalled down the muddy patch fronting the
grand stand at an extra burst ol speed. This
was a stroke of policy on the part of McClel?
lan, Helmbold's rider. He was crowding
Longfellow through the mud to break bim
.down. Past the grand stand they sped, amid
five thousand cheers, Longfellow leading by a
.quarter of a length.
THEY HAD ENTERED THE SECOND MILE.
Helmbold laid bis nose on Longfellow's tail,
and^n this position they passed the quarter
Ele. The pace was a little hotter than on the
st mlle. Helmbold gained. At the half-mile
he had lapped the favorite. He lost nothing
at the three-quarters, but as they again enter?
ed the mod on the home stretch McClellan
once more crowded the Kentuckian. Long?
fellow responded gallantly and increased his
speed amid wild cheers and waving of hand?
kerchiefs. As they entered the third mlle
Helmbold had again dropped his nose on
Longfellow's tall. They went around the
-course like dragon Ales. Longfellow appar?
ently endeavoring to increase his lead, aud
Helmbold banging on his quarter like an im?
portunate Irishman. At the quarter post he
still kept tis nose on Longfellow's tall. For
the third time they swept down the back
stretch. This was
THE DECISIVE MOMENT.
Helmbold lunged ahead under a terrific pres?
sure. AB they entered the mud they were neck
and neck. The negro dug his rowels into the
favorite, but lt was no go. Babcock stood on
the track fronting the left of the grand stand.
As they dashed through the mud,
HELMBOLD TAKING THE LEAD
slowly but surely, it became impossible to con- <
trol the thousands upon the grand stand Tbey t
rose to their feet, ladles and all, despite rhe ?
efforts of the police, and a hoarse rear went i ID "
from the multitude like the dashing of t'je <
waves on the rocky beach. Men who had 1
wagered their all upon a Bure thing were as i
pale as sheets. Helmbold passed the ladies' c
stand and entered the fourth mile a full length
ahead. Longfellow was gone. Helmbold's i
ese was tull ot Are. His thin nostrils were dis- <
tended, but there was a Armness about them (
that indicated a conscious winner. The pretty <
horse was waning away amid the sympathetic
exclamation of the ladles, and
THE OMINOUS HEAD-SHAKING
of old John Harper. The negro gave him the
spur and the whip without mercy, but the
beauty was scraping the bottom and responded
very feebly. At the quarter mile post Helm
bold was two lengths ehead. Longfellow ran
down the back stretch like a ship without a
rudder. At half mlle be was five lengths be?
hind, and at the three-quarters fully ten
lengths in the rear. The result was that
Helmbold dashed through the .mud, head
and tail erect, twenty lengths ahead, and pass?
ed under the string a winner in 7.494, amid an
Immense yell of delight from those who had
AFTER THE RACE
Helmbold was carried down to the left of the
grand stand. His jockey threw hinueli on
his back and grasped his bridle. In an instant
an Immense wet sponge was placed between
his ears and squeezed. A stream of pure
water ran over the horse's face. The great
flakes of foam were again scraped from his
body. He had gained forty thousand dollars
In value within eight minutes, and as he stood
there dripping with perspiration he was a per?
fect picture. The veins stood out on his neck
"like the veins of a bronze horse. A dark red
chafe was visible upon his left shoulder, prob?
ably caused by the saddle. As the crowd
Bthered about him the stand again broke out
:o hearty cheers. Longfellow was led pass
the stand. 4-None were so poor as to do him
HIS REPUTATION WAS GONE, /
and his head and tail were down. But one
man followed bim as he was led through the
gate on the left of the quarter stretch. That
man was old John Harper. He toddled along
behind bis idol, leaning heavily upon bis cane,
and be looked as if his beare was breaking.
HEAVY GAINS AND LOSSES.
From $150,000 to $200,000 changed hands on
the result of this race, on the quarter-stretch
alone. Morrissey won at least $50,000, and
this ls under instead ot over. Babcock won at
least $60,000. Old John Harper did not lose
anything ot any account, except In the depre?
ciation of the value of bis horse, ft is untrue
tbat be bas ever been offered $100,000 for
Longfellow, but he was offered $55,000 two
weeks ago. The old mao has been raising
horses all his life, but has been singularly un?
fortunate. It ls said to-night that Longfellow
strained a tendon in one of bis forelegs during
the race, and that he ls' ruined for Hie. I have
the best of reasons for believing lt to be true.
THE WEATHER ARR THE CROPS.
The Wlnnsboro' News, of Friday, says: "We
had a splendid rain yesterday, too late, how?
ever, to do much good. The cotton and corn
crops are almost lost."
The Herald of Friday says : "At last our
county has been blessed with a general rain.
We fear, however, that it comes too late to be
of much benefit to the corn and cotton."
The Times says : "On Tuesday morning last
the monotony of a more than seven weeks'
drought was broken by a genial shower, which
has been followed every day since by rains
until the ground 1B now sufficiently wet to
sow turnips, bnt not wet enough to be of
much benefit to corn or cotton, even ll those
crops were not past being benefited by rain.
We are pleased to learn that these rains have
been very general throughout the county; but
we regret to state that our estimate last week
of the crops in this county is believed by all to
be not a whit too low. Not more than one
third of an average crop will be made, with
the best of seas o ns from now out."
The Democrat of Friday sayB : "We learn
from good authority that the crop prospects
generally throughout our county are very un?
promising. The acreage planted in cotton ls
something less than last year, while that of
corn is about the same. Up to the first of July
the prospects were very promising, bat at that
time the drought commenced, and has contin?
ued with more or less severity to the present
time; some sections of the county bas been
more favored than others, bat throughout the
whole county the crops have been materially
reduced. The best judges think the cotton
will not produce over half an average yield,
while the corn will probably be a little better.
The shedding of cotton was greatest on lands
which had been most highly fertilized. Tbe
crop ol wheat and oats was almost an entire
A correspondent of the Journal says: "The
prospect which was so recently 'altogether
lovely,' bas sadly changed. From the Edisio
ind the rich cotton section, Allendale, comes
& cry of rust. It is also prevailing in this sec?
tion to a greater or less extent The rapidity
with which lt has spread ls remarkable. Ten
days ago it was not, though much feared.
Since that time, some of the fields look as if
they had been scorched by the hot, poisonous
simoon's breath. This will cause the crop to
be gathered early, but lt does not follow that
it will be thrown freely on the market. Not
much money ls due on the crop, and lt ls con?
ceded to have been made much more econo?
mically than the last. There will, I think, be
i general disposition to hold for fair prices,and
many are in a situation to do so, without the
fear of factors or other creditors before their
Byes. Seed cotton 1B beginning to come Into
Barnwell, and business ls brightening up."
The Times says: "From last Thursday night
up to Tuesday there has been a storm of wind
and rain of more or less violence. Floods af
rain fell, but so low were our rivers, and so
parched was the earth, that no damage has re?
sulted from the fail oi water. The continued
rale of wind has, we fear, done serious In?
jury to the May and June rice, which ls in
blossom, as well as to that which is ready for
the hook. The effect on the first will be to
make any quantity of light rice; and on the sec?
ond, and particularly that of vigorous growth,
lo blow it down,and so tamrle It as to cause con?
siderable loss by waste in the harvest. Previ?
ous to the 6torm all the lower plantations were
juffering from the salt water, which was mak?
ing serious inroads upon them. Then comes
the gale, which must do serions damage to
the crops, both high up and low down the
rivers. While the rain has saved many of the
crops from almost total loss, the wind has
done so much damage as to render it doubtful
whether the storm has cut short the crop of
the district. One thing lt certainly hos done
it has equalized the loss among all the plant?
ers, instead of confining it to those threatened
by salt water. The crop most be a very short
one. Those who expected to commence cut?
ting on Saturday last have been prevented by
the gale. The wind yesterday had shifted
[rom northeast to south, but the weather is so
unsettled as to make lt unsafe to have rice in
THE CROPS IR ARKANSAS.
LITTLE ROCK, August 27.
The crop reports are not so favorable. The
irought Is bad and the worm mischievous la
CRIME IS THE STATE.
The stables of Mr. Henry Suber, at Martin's
Depot, were burnt on last Saturday night.
Supposed to be the work of an Incendiary.
This is the same man whose steam mills were
burnt the Sunday night previous.
ALL AR OUT THE STATE.
-The prospects of the Union gold mines are
inproving. In a short time all the machinery
tvlil be in working order.
-The bedroom oi Mr. Charles Bollin, over
;he store of .Mr. E. Hope, in Columbia, was
mtered on Thursday afternoon, and nearly
he entire stock of clothing possessed by the
r oung man was carried off.
-Two boat loads of South Carolina loilists
>fthe African persuasion crossed the river
Cuesday, in order to register for the Savannah
nunlcipal election, out some policemen
taused them to change their minds.
-Rev. J. O. B. Lowrie bas concluded his
jastoral term at Barnwell, and the Baptist
Dhuroh will be without a pastor now until
October, when Rev. Mr. Lindsey, of North
karolina, assumes charge.
THE OLD WORLD'S J\WS.
ANOTHER MEETING BETWEEN THE
Reports from London, Paris and Athens.
LONDON, August 26.
The Governments of Great Britain and the
United States have chosen the Count Luigi
Corte as the third arbitrator at Geneva, under
the Washington treaty,
It ls positively announced that the Emper?
ors of Germany and Austria will meet at Salz
Eeports of Beust's retirement from the Aus?
trian Ministry are groundless.
The entry of Carlista into Spain ls immi?
nent. Five heavy columns of troops have
been sent to the frontier and the civil guard
The Archbishop of Madrid directs the clergy
to reiuse the sacrament to all persons married
by civil rite.
Bianco's rebellion In Uruguay has been
crushed, and amnesty proclaimed.
The police and populace of. Borne conflicted,
and one was killed and two wounded.
Napoleon visited Chatham to-day.
PARIS, August 26.
Faidherbe has resigned his seat as deputy
because M. Revels's committee decided to re?
port in iavor of maklog the Assembly now
sitting a Constituent Assembly.
All parties in the French Assembly are dis?
satisfied with their leaders. The French As?
sembly will probably adjourn on the 10th Sep?
The slate of siege in the departments will be
raised when the National Guards are disarmed.
ATHENS, August 26.
During a violent storm which passed over
Lamlac, a town on the Turkish frontier,
lightning atruck the powder magazines, which
exploded with terrible effect. The destruction
ol property was very great, and the inhabi?
tants were terror stricken and fled to the
THE PROMISED CYCLONE.
SAVANNAH, August 26.
There has been a severe storm on the line of
the Atlantic and Gulf and Jacksonville, Pen?
sacola and Mobile Railroads. Telegraph wires
are down and no trains have arrived to-day. A
toranado ls reported as having passed over
Tallahassee, Fla. There has Deen a heavy
blow here for twenty-tour hour.
RAILROAD DISASTER NEAR BOSTON.
Fearful Lost of Life.
BOSTON, August 27.
A Bangor express ran into the Beverly
train, seven miles from Boston, killing eigh?
teen men and three women, and wounding
forty to fllty oersons. Further particular) of
the accident' on the Eastern Bailroad, at Re?
vere, last Light, are appalling.
The express train ran into an accommodation
train at full speed, with such force that the en?
gine and tender reached the centre ol the last
car, which was demolished. This car was
crowded with passengers, sitting and stand?
ing. The wood work instantly took Are, and
the scene which followed was terrible. The
holler of the engine burst, and the viotims
were enveloped Tu a cloud of steam and delug?
ed with bot water.
LATER.-The flames were extinguished, but
few of the passengers In the car, who were
aot instantly killed hy the collision, escaped
:he fatal effects of the steam. Tbs other cara
in the accommodation train took fire from the
upsetting of the kerosene lamps, but the-pas
jengers got out in time.
COTTON MOVEMENT FOR THE WEEK.
NEW TORE, August 27.
The movements ot cotton compared with
last week shows an increase In the receipts
ind exports. The receipts at all the ports
tiave been 7814 bales, against 7630 last, 9454
.he previous week, and 10,472 three weeks
since. The total receipts since September have
leen 4,002.461 bales against 2,898,109 for the
corresponding period ot the previous year,
ibo wing an increase of 1,204,352 bales. The
ixxports from all the ports for the week have
)een 14,338 bales, against 12,977 tor the same
iveek last year. The total exports for the
expired portion of the cotton year amount
to'3,152,538 bales, against 2,167,323 for the
lame time last year. The present stock-, as
compared with that of last year, is as foliows :
Aug. 27, 1871. Aug. 27, 1870.
Lt all ?. S. ports.105,829 77,635
it interior towns. 12,970 17,719
u Liverpool.604,000 524,000
american cotton afloat for
Great Britain. 56 000 50,000
indian cotton afloat for
Europe.632,9:5 4? 3,187
Weather South, during week, was unfavor?
ite. The severe storm along the Atlantic
toast, especially in Georgia and South Caro
ina, damaged chiefly the sea island crop,
rbis storm, or a wine of lt, extended to the
nterlor of Georgia and South Carolina. Nu
nerous complaints of the plant being blown
lown are heard. Private advices also speak
)f the rust and caterpillars in many sections,
[a Tennessee and Texas complaints reach us
THE WEATHER THIS DAY.
WASHINGTON, August 27.
Partially cloudy and warm weather ls proba?
rte tor Monday for the Southern and Gulf
States. Cool weather with northwesterly
winds from Lake Huron to New York and
Virginia. Brisk southwesterly winds to-night
)n the New England coast, and decreasing
winds and clearing weather on Monday from
Massachusetts to Virginia.
yesterday's Weather Reporta or the
Signal Service, V. S. A.-4.47 P. DI.,
Buffalo, N. V.... 29.83
Cheyenne, W. T. 29.21
Duluth, Minn... 30.05
Knoxville, Tenn. ?9.92
Lake City. Fla.. 29.92
Memphis, Tenn.. -'9.54
Milwaukee, Wis, 29.99
Kew London, Ct 129.871
Kew Orleans.... 29.63
Oswego, N. Y.... 29.79!
Pittsburg, Pa.... 29.88.
Portland, Me.... 29.73:
Rochester, N. Y. 29.80'
San Francisco.. 29.94'
it. Washington. 30.04]
NOTE.-The] weather report dated 7.47o'clock,
nie morning, will be posted lo the rooms of the
Chamber of Commerce at 10 o'clock A. M.. and,
ogether with the weather chart, may (by the
ourte3y of the Chamber) be examined by ship
naaters at any time during the day.
MATOR BALL AND TBE TIMES.
NEW YORK, August 27.
Mayor Hall declares his intention to sue
the Times for ground rent. It ls also stated he
will at once move for the appointment of a
A SHARP VERDICT.
NEW YORK, August 26.
The coroner's jury of Brooklyn, over the
Westfield victims, return a verdict that the
boiler was originally defective; was wornout
by use. and invited the catastrophe, and that
Vanderbilt, president of the company; Mat?
thews, United States Inspector; Bralsted,
superintendent of the company, and Robinson,
the engineer, are responsible, and should be
held accountable for the deaths. The arrest of
the parties bas been ordered.
GLOOMY ACCOUNTS OF COTTON IN
GOLDSBOBO', N. C., August 26.
Very gloomy but reliable reports reach the
Carolina Messenger newspaper from nearly all
the counties In Eastern North Carolina, of
great damage to the cotton crop from the rust.
Much alarm prevails among the planters. The
prospects, good a few weeks ago, are now
very unfavorable, especially in the cotton
Counties of Wayne, Dauphin, Lenoir, Green,
Johnston. Wilson and Pitt. In these counties
the drought and rust will necessarily cut the
crop short fully one-third from last year's re?
ceipts. Similar accounts are given by gentle?
men who have passed through more western
THE SCARE IN WILMINGTON.
WILMINGTON, August 26.
Our city authorities have issued an order, of
which the following is an extract: "No per?
son from Charleston will be allowed to stop
within the corporate limits of this city, and no
pereon who may visit Charleston from this
city will be allowed to return during the con?
tinuance ol yellow fever in Charleston."
Through trains have been discontinued be?
tween Wilmington and Charleston. Passen
ers are now changing cars at Florence.
leeplng cars are not allowed to run at all be?
tween the two cities. - The authorities and
citizens here are bending all their energies
towards improving the sanitary condition of
the city as a measure of precaution.
SPARKS FROM THE WIRES.
-Mrs. Colburn, the alleged Ohio "Borgia,"
lately tried for poisoning her husband, old
Bufenburg, has been honorably acquitted.
-The bark Hong Kong, thirty days from
Yokohama, arrived at San Francisco, with
teas for the Atlantic seaboard on through bills
of lading, being the first cargo shipment thus
-Officers telegraph from South California
for more troops, stating that an Indian war ls
-The Polaris has arrived at Holsteinburg,
Greenland. All well. She met the Swedish
North Pole expedition.
-Georgs S. Cobb, of Atlanta, Ga., was ar?
rested in New York, on Saturday, on the
charge of larceny of $10.000 from the office ot
the Southern Express Company. Cobb was
money clerk in the Atlanta office at the time
of the robbery.
-Renforth's viscera have been sent from
St. John's, N. B., to New York for analysis.
-Goldsmith Maid won the trotting match
for $5000, yesterday, at Chicago. Time 2.33$,
2.20$, 2.22$, and track heavy.
-A man who was struck with a tumbler in
a saloon, in New York, went for a shot gun
and wounded another man and three women
at a single shot.
FORTRESS MONROE, August 26.
The schooner Marlon ls ashore on Body
Island. The E. F. Dunbar was abandoned at
sea. By arrival of the steamer Resolute, from
Body Island, we have the following particu?
lars from the schooner Marlon : She reports
weather too rough to get the schooner off and
too heavy to boat. The cargo of the steamer
bad to be landed on the beach. Landed about
thirty tons cotton ties. Pumped her out yes?
terday, but she filled again, owing to rough
weather. Resolute left steamer B. & J. Ban?
ker with her and returned tor another steam
pump. She goes back to-night, and if weather
favors will save both vessel and cargo. The
Marlon was from Liverpool for Boston, with a
valuable cargo of machinery, cotton ties, and
JACKSONVILLE, August 27.
The brig Pomona, of Richmond, Me., went
ashore twenty-five miles south of Cape Cana?
veral, August 17. The cargo of cotton can be
saved. No lives were lost.
The steamer Lodona stranded six miles
north of Cape Canaveral, and the beach was
Btrewn with the cargo for thirty miles. The
captain and twenty men were lost. The first
and second officers, chief engineer, first assis?
tant engineer, chief cook, one fireman, Cap?
tain Harvey's son, mess boy and five seamen
The brig's. <fc ?. Welsh, of Philadelphia,
ls ashore fifteen miles io ut h. of Canaveral. Her
cargo of sugar washed out. Captain Watson
was drowned and his body buried on the spot.
The brig H. G. Berry, ot Baltimore, ls ashore
fifty yards from the Welsh, a total wreck,
wltn cargo of sugar and molasses.
The bark Hilda, lrom New Orleans, bound
to Cowes, stranded six miles south of St.
Augustine. Her cargo of tobacco and stores
is a total loss. One man was drowned.
THE GUARDIAN LIFE INSURANCE.
A New York contemporary says :
Dr. Walton H. Peckham carries out his in?
tention, formed some time since, and resigns
the presidency of the Guardian Mutual Life
Insurance Company of New York. Dr. Peck?
ham accepted the position upon the organiza?
tion of the company at the request of his as?
sociate stockholders, and though designing
originally but a temporary occupancy of the
presidency-and with ample wealth that re?
lieved him of the necessity of taking upon
himself the care of business-he was in?
duced to protract his official labors for twelve
years, which he did to the company's gain,
and contributing a goodly ehare to commend?
ing lite Insurance practice to the confidence
ol the public. No more honorable or respect?
ed gentleman hos been connected with the life
Interest. William T. Hooker, Esq., succeeds
Dr. Peckham, agreeably to the understanding
two years since, when Mr. Hooker was elected
vice-president and entered actively upon ex?
ecutive dulles, and well proved his firness for
life Insurance affairs. Mr. Hooker, os head of
the Guardian Life, ls au assurance of vigor?
ous, competent, strict and well-regulated
management. He is familiar with financial
details, responsibility, and also corporate prac?
tices. For fourteen years he was cashier of a
Hartford bank, and was then called to the
presidency of the Continental Bank of New
York, which office he filled for several years.
To exercise a directing Influence over exten?
sive monetary Interest, Mr. Hooker ls the very
man. Dr. Peckham retains lils Interest in the
company, and will remain a member of the
-The records of the Communists trials, as
detailed accounts come over the ocean, are
quite lengthy and interesting. Ferre was the
first one called up. He was dressed in black,
with scrupulously clean collar and cuffs, and
conducted his own defence. At the very out?
set a dispute arose between the lawyers,
which gave symptoms of terminating in a free
fight, but was quelled by the president. All
Lhe witnesses gave testimony bearing directly
against Ferre. One created a welcome diver?
sion. On being desired to point out Ferre, he
gazed vacantly around, and finally Indicated
Lhe renowned barrister Jacbaud. TI1I3 caused
i general titter, and relieved the monotony.
Assl was next examined, and answered the
questions In a Arm and prompt manner. He
idmitted that he had voted for the massacre
sf the hostages, and Indulged Ia several sar?
castic retorts, which brought the blood to the
meeks ot the prosecutor. Admonished by the
indue levity ot the prisoners on the opening
lay of the trial, the prosecution subsequently
placed them between alternate guards, which
fiad the desired effect, and the court was no
ionEer scandalized by the audacious laughter
>t Urbain and Ass!, or the mo nc h al ant manner
n which Blllloray amused himself by sketch
ing the oddest luminaries of the bench.
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cannot praise this excellent food too highly."
From the Gazette Du Midi, July 26.
FROM THE DOWAGER COUNTESS OF CASTLE
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Directions with every package. angil
FOR INFANT8 TEETHING.
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ashed In the newspapers, where the physician in
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the numerous other cases, where the Innocents
are murdered by this modern Herod of the Nut
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to au bnt the right one.
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Board, Washing and English Tuition.$60 00
Use of Instrument. 360*
Languages, each.10 00
Crayon Drawing, Paintin gjta Water Colors,
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Vocal Music at Professor's cha rg es.
Each pupil requires a good supply or comfort,
able clothing-dark skirts for winter-black silk
or alpaca aprons; ir convenient, sliver cap,
sposns and fork, marked; one pair of blankets,
two pairs or sheets and pillow cases, cemb3 and
No undue Influence U3ed on the religions princi?
ples or the pupils; but to insure regularity, all
must conform to the general rules or the Institu?
The correspondence of the pupils ls subject to
he inspection or the superioress or the Academy;
but by no means restricted as regards parents or
English Tuition for day pupils per quarter- $6,
$8, $12, $16.
Extras as for Boarders.
For further particulars, apply to the
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gPONGES! SPONGES i
just received a fine assortment
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Surgeon's Sponge, Ac, Ac.
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NEW CATALOGUE-No. 14.
THE DOMESTIC LIFE OF THOMAS JEFF ER
SON, compiled from Family Letters and Remlnls
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the author of "Pleasant Lire m the North," si 75
Mixing m Society, a complete Manual of Man.
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Morris's New Poem-The Life and Death of Ja*
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The Earthly Paradise, a poem, by Wm. Morris,
parts 1, 2 and 3,2 vols, each, $3 25.
Specimens of the British Poets, with Biographi?
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Poetry, by Thss. Campbell, a new edition, $8 25.
Prose Writers of Germany, by Frederick H.
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Longfellow's PoetB and Poetry of Europe, a new
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The Plays of Philip Massinger, with Critical and
Explanatory Notes, by Wm. Gifford, $360.
G un n's Domestic Medicine, or Poor Man's
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Spanish Pictures drawn with pen and pencil,
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Pictorial Journey Through the Holy Land, or
Scenes in Palestine, L. R. T. S., $3 26.
The Comic History of England, by A. Beckett,
with 20 colored etchings and 200 wood cuts, $8.
The Comic History of Rome, by A. Beckett, Il?
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Old Testament Shadows of New Testament
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Captain Cook; his Life, Voyages and Discove?
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Life In the Open Air and other Papers, by Theo- .
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The Modern Playmate. Games, Sports and Di?
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The Play Book of Metals, including Narratives of
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At Last, a Christmas Story In the West la?
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and upward of four hundred engravings on wood.
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Songs of Home, with thinf-six illustrations bj
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Marvels of Glass-Making. By A. Sanzay. With
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Wonders or Italian Art. By Louis Vlardot. With
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The Birth and Childhood of onr Lord Jesu
Christ. Meditations selected from the works ?f
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Library of Poetry and Song. Being a choice
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The Song of the Sower. By Wm. Cullen Bryant.
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Rn tlc Adornments for Homes of Taste, wita,
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Miss Kumansegg and her Preci?os Leg; A Gold?
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illustrations to Goethe's Faust. Thirteen de?
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Mangln-The Desert World. Translated from
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