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dono with dispatch, and in the latest style of
who had been the " all in all" to the little
household, would cast off the fetters of
earth, and hasten on angel wings to the
realms of happiness.
" Alice, I am dying," she at length mar
mured, and as the loved and loving ones
assembled at her bedside, she whispered i
words of parting, and bid them prepare to
meet her in a better world, where parting is
unKnown. A few moments and the spirit
had flown, and the grief of the stricken ones
burst forth in uncontrollable sobs.
required for all Job Work on
NEW LOVE, INJiiVV liHTE.
THASSLATED FOR THE "UuiOX"
GERMAN OF GOETHE.
Heart, my heart, what means this strife ?
What oppresses thee so sore ?
What a new and stranger life !
Thee I recognize no more.
Flown is everything thou lovedst,
Flown the pains, with which thou movedst,
Flown thy ardor an. y peace
Ob, how earnest the this !
Chains thee fast that blooming youth.
Form a& beauteous as a flower.
Glance so full of love and truth,
With a never ending power ?
Would I tear me from her bands,
Man myself and flee her hands,
In that very moment then.
Leads mjT way to her again.
And by this enchanted thread,
Which I seek imvain to break,
Holds me fast the lovely maid,
Spite of all the strife I make ;
In her circle she enchants me,
There must live just as she wants me.
What a change is this to see !
Love ! oh, Love! do let me be !
A HARMLESS JOKE.
" Can you tell mo the way to Metropoli
tan street?" inquired a gentleman, evident
ly a stranger, of a young man who, with a
group of acquaintances of about his own
ago, vrns standing on the corner of R
struct, in the city of Boston.
The young man glanced at his compan
ions, ?3 if to attract their attention, and
then directed the stranger in a totally dif
ferent direction from that which he had
" Are you sure that I must take the
? ighl hand street instead of the left ?" ask
ed the stranger, evidently in somewhat of a
hurry, as he received an affirmative reply,
and walked in the given direction at a quick
pace, after thanking his informant.
"Oh! Arthur, how could you?" asked
George Arnold, as soon as the stranger
passed out of hearing. "I'm sure it is
wrong to misdirect a stranger, and especially
when in such anxiety and haste as that gen
tleman appeared to bo in," he remarked.
" You can't appreciate a harmless joke,
I 9ee, but I can, and I never lose an oppor
tunity to play off practical jokes upon
friends or strangers' he returned.
" I don't think it was iust the thin?.
Arthur," observed Julius Mason. "The
gentleman who, perhaps, is on urgent Busi
ness, can ill afford the the time he will lose
by taking the route yon gave him, and may
perhaps abandon his attempts to find the
street, which is almost in sight from here,
and which he might have reached in five
minutes, had you given him the proper
" Don't worry about what does not con
cern yon," replied Arthur, somewhat oooly.
" Perhaps you might be able to overtake
the man and tell him the proper coarse."
" Which I would do, had 1 the least idea
that I should be able to catch him, but it is
Almost impossible, when there are so many
pedestrians, and he may have gone contrary
to your direction, and finding a civil person,
has had his proper direction given him,"
remarked Caleb Manning.
" Yon are quite a hero ! Upon my word
I did not give yon credit for so muck ingen
iousness and valor. Are yon not a little
personal in your lemarks, young sir?"
retorted Arthur, who was becoming some
No reply was made to this remark, and
feeling that the most, if not every one of
A year passed, and the scene previously
described had been partially effaced by the
hand of time. One fine morning in June,
the two friends, Julias Mason and Caleb
Manning, (who rebuked Arthur Mendon
for misdirecting the- stranger,) were walk
ing "down town" together, when the
following conversation passed between them:
" It seems that Alice Goddard is mar
ried." " Indeed ! And to whom ?"
"To Theodore Elcroft, of Baltimore."
"I thought she was engaged to Arthur
"She was, but an incident occurred
which induced the young lady to request
that the engagement be cancelled."
" Do you know the particulars," inquired
" Yes, It seems that on the night of her
mother's death a person, Theodore Elcroft,
was to arrive in Boston fiom Baltimore. A
brother of Alice. George bv name, was
suddenly taken ill in Baltimore, and died at
the house of Mr. Elcroft, who immediately
started for this city with messages which
George wished him to communicate to his
mother previous to her death. Mr. Elcroft
arrived, and having lost his wav in tm.
elling our narrow, crooked streets, accosted
a gentleman for information. That gentle
man, instead or giving the stranger a
straightforward direction, told him to pro
ceed in an entirely different direction,
which the stranger did, and, proceeding
some miles without asking his way, found
himself at the south part of the city ; and.
as it was growing late, he gave up the task
m renew uis searcn cue next morning.
During the night the mother died, without
hearing the message from her son."
"1 remember the circumbtance, and II
aiso remember that we reprimanded Arthur
for his harmless practical joke.' "
" Well, the gentleman found the house
the next day, and found also, to bis sur
prise and regret, that he had been near the
very spot the previous evening."
He related the circumstance to Alice,
and described the features and appearance
ot Artnur, whom she recognized at once by
Theodore's description, as the gentleman
who had caused Mr. Elcroft to go out of
hjs way. She soon after sought an inter
view with Arthur, and a separation ensued.
She thought a man who was given to play
ing practical jokes" upon people, was not
a suitable person for a husband, and she
had a narrow escape of it, as Arthur is now
employed at a State Institution in Charles
ton. He tried to Dass counterfeit hills
"just for a joke," but the Court thought it
no joke, and therefore sent him where
joking is not allowed.
" So he lost the heiress, and got into the
State's prison by joking."
" Yes, and I hope his story will induce
young men to be careful, and not misdirect
people who apply to them for the direction
of certain streets, thereby causing much
trouble in many cases, and sometimes re
suiting in something more than s harmless
THE CLIMATE OF KANSAS.
The climate of Kansas is wanner than
that of any other loyal State in the Union.
This is proved by the reports of the
Smithsonian Institute. It was warmer for
the past five years through the month of
July than either Kentucky or Missouri by
two degrees, and warmer than California
by more than thirteen degrees. Through
out the month of August, for five years
past, it was on an average nearly eight de
grees warmer in Kansas than in California,
and warmer by twelve degrees than in
Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.
Nine and a half degrees warmer than Mass
sacbusetts and New York, five degree,
warmer than New Jersey and Pennsjlvania
three and a half degrees warmer than Ma
ryland, two degrees warmer than the Dis
trict of Columbia, two degrees warmer than
Kentucky, five and one-third degrees warm
er than Ohio, eight and one-fifth degrees
warmer than Michigan, two and four fifth
degrees warmer than Indiana, four degrees
nuiuct mau AiuuuiB sua a nine more man
half a degree warmer than "Missouri. It
should also be borne in mind that all the
observations for the Smithsonian Institute
are taken in the Kaw Valley, vis: at Law
rence, Manhattan and Fort Riley, more
than a degree of latitude north of the cen
tre of the State.
The Indian Territory on the sooth, just
cleared of rebels by Gen. BIdnt, extends
from Kansas to Texas about 300 miles in
length, and is. perhaps, the finest stock
growing region on the globe. Cattle win-
ter through'and keep fat for beef all winter
on the wild cane and grass only, and the
Indians, Cherokees, Creeks and Choctaws,
raised immense herds of them before the
war, with no expense at all, except that of
marking. The southern counties of Kan
sas are almost equally well adapted to stock
growing. Kansas Farmer.
ORIGIN OF KAN.
In his new work" Methods of Studv
CONSEQUENCES OF A WAR BETWEEN ENG
LAND AND THE UNITE) STATES.
Mr. Goldwin Smith, whose acknowledged
ability and moral influence in England,
says the European Times, stands as high as
tuBb ui any me tmnxers ot tne present day,
has written a letter in which he takes a
very gloomy view of the result that wnald
follow u war with the United States. He
"If a war with America comes, it will
bring devastation and misery to both sides.
It will stop the outlet of emigration, which
is alike needful at this moment to replenish
America and to relieve England; it will
sweep the commerce of England from tie
seas, which will swarm with privateers
under the fatal precedent which we have
ourselves established, and it will denrive
America of her best customer ; it will carry
terror into American seaports, and havoc
into the homes of English colonists; it will
in Natural History" Agassis savs:
" Although the direct intention qf these
pages has been, as their title indicates, to
give some general nines to young students
as to the methods by which scientific truths
have been reached, including a general
sketch of the history of science in past
times, yet I have also wished to avail my-
seii oi mis opportunity to enter my earn
est protest against tho transmutation theory,
revived of late with so much ability and so
generally received. It is my belief that
uaturalists are chasing a phantom, in their
search after some material gradation among
created beings, by which the whole animal
Kingdom may nave been derived by success
ive development from a single germ or a
few germs. This notion has
a certain fascinations for the human mind,
which arises, perhaps, from the desire to
explain the secret of our own existence
to have some simple and easy solution of
the fact that we live. I confess that there
seems to me to be a repulsive poverty in
this material explanation, that is contradict
ed by the intellectual grandeur of the uni
verse; tne resources of the Deity cannot be
meagre, that, in order to create a human
being endowed with reason, he must change
a monkey into a man. But
I insist that this theory is opposed to the
processes of nature, so far as we have been
able to apprehend1 them ; that it is contra
dicted by the facts of embyrology and 'pal
eontology; and that the
experiments upon domesticated animals and
cultivated plants, on which its adherents
base their views, are entirely foreign, to the
matter In hand, since the varieties thus
brought about by the fostering care of man
are of an entirely different character from
those observed among wild species." Pre
face pp. uV, ivt v.
THE WEALTH OF NEVADA
were tne debt of our nation to amount
to 20,000,000,600 of dollars. th:re is
wealth enough there when our debt is paid
off, to give to every soldier whqreturna
from our battle-fields muskets of silver
instead of iron, and when our ironclads
have come back, from the scenes of victory
before Charleston and Mobile and have
swept away the defenses of Wilmington,
when the iron-clads come back into our bar
bors.there shall be silver enough left Urolate
those boats more heavily than they are now
plated with iron. I do not speak now from
idle speculation, but I speak of that wealth
trom observation and actual calculation.
When in California, I visited the mines,
and I thought the time would come when
they would be exhausted ; but in the mines
of Nevada there are no such indications
visible. The more the mines are worked,
the richer they yield, The extent of the
ledges containing the precious metal, no
man has yet been able to measure. I will
mention a single instance, to give on some
idea of the inexhaustible supply. In what
is termed the Ophir mine, a single lode, as
it is called there, is 55 feet in thickness.
and inclines only at an angle of five decrees.
Think of the extent of that Dearly as far
as irons mis aitar to yon wall, This is all
silver mingled with gold. There is more
gold in value than silver, but more silver in
weight than gold. The company have only
200 feet working, and out of that they are
nowi realising about ten thousand dollars a
day. There is something peculiar about it,
that the deeper the mines extend, the rich
er and more profitable it becomes. When
I was there they had penetrated 200 feet.
There were five chambers which thev had
dug out, one under the other, leaving large
pillars to support the roof. They would
sink a shaft down about forty feet, make
anoiner piauorm, dig -opt the metal, leaving
tmuuji sa ueture, auu men 6inx anotner.
One of the Directors told me that each
lower, platform gave as much yield as all
the other platforms above combined that
is, the fifth platform was as valuable in its
yieia as tne tour above it put together.
Such wealth never was a matter of contest
among all the powers of the earth before.
A NATION OF PIGMIES.
In the Bay of Bengal, on the very high
mad of commerce, is a group of islands
thickly covered with impenetrable iungle.
and swarming with leeches in the rainy,
and ticks in the dry season. Except a
species of pig until recently unknown to
science, there arezno wild animals that offer
any molestation to man ; but to make up
for this deficiency, the human inhabitants
arc amongst the ,tuot savage and hostile
that.voyagera have ever encountered. They
may truly be termed a nation of pigmies,
being on an average only four feet five
inches high, and weighing from seventy to
seventy five pounds: but they are well
proportioned, and display an agility and
nimbleness truly wonderful. Their skin is
dark, thqpgh not black as that of the negro,
and their faces decidedly ugly. They go
entirely, naked, shave the hair off their
bead with pieces of bamboo or broken bot
tie, and further increase their unsightly
'appearanco by daubing themselves all over
with a mixture of redocreand oil ; or cov
ering their persons towaids nightfall with a
thick coating of soft mud, to serve as a
protection against the mosquitoes, with
which, in addition to the leeches and ticks,
they seemed to be tormented the whole
year round. They are excellent swimmers,
taking to the water almost before thev can
walk ; and they rely upon the sea for the
principal bupply of their food turtles,
oysters and fish. j.
NEWS FROM IRELAND.
Gazette de France of Sept. 18th,
As there is some considerable interest in
regard to the location of Idaho Territory,
in which arc situated the newly discovered
gold mines, to which there is such a rush
from Colorado, we give its boundaries, viz :
Beginning at a point if the middle chanuel
of the Snake river, where the northern
boundary of Oregon intersects the same :
then, follow down said channel of Snake
river to a point opposite the Kooskooskia or
Clear-water river ; thence due north to the
forty-ninth parallel of latitude; thence
east, along said parallel, to the twenty
seventh degree of longitude west of Wash
ington ; thence south, along said degree of
longitude, to the northern boundary of Col
orado Territory; thence west, along said
boundary, to the thirty-third degree of lon
gitude west of Washington ; thence north,
along said degree, to the forty-second par
allel of jatitude; thence west, along said
parallel, Jo the eastern boundary of the
nrevent America from nnttiair at tka i..
liwa iwnnimnnn rn.. J: 1 j -..! t t .1 ... . O
",cV7" uibpieasea wim me ores ot tie rebellion, and it will, perhaps,
part he had taken m the affair, by misin- before it has ended, kindle simUarfces w
forming the stranger, he prudently con
cluded to take his leave of the company,
which soon after separated, and the young
ujvu neuk uuiuc.
" But if he should not come?" inquired
the feeble woman, whose last hour upon
this journey of life was slowly ebbing away.
" He telegraphed that he would come,
and if be does not, it is from some unavoid
able cmise," was the reply, M the fair girl
bent over Jier dying mother, while the tears
coursed down her cheeks.
In broken accents the mother continued :
"They tell me he was with Edward
when he died, and that he will bring the
I fear he cannot come,"
8wiftly passed the mMn BOW,vsud
everyone Was hastening the time when she
Ireland. But it will do worse than all this
in the eyes of those who, not blinded by
tne passions or inc nour, loox forward to
the future of our race. It wiir undo, and
much more than undo, the work of recon
ciliation, of which the affection for it was
something "deeper than" enthusiasm with
wmcu me Americans received out tne other
day the descendant and" heir of George III
was the pledge and-the expression. It will
put enmity for another bitter century be
tween the two portions of the Anglo. Saxon
race, one in blood, in luigmage,,i wligiou,
in literature, in the esecvwheteeTniay
be the outward forms, of their free iastitu-'
?M.d one ,n tMr destined action oe
ytww progress of auakiad."
of oil female, mends. ? . . .
HOW BEAVE MEN SUFFER AND DTE.
In his report of the Chicamauga battles,
B. F, Taylor records the following solemn,
yet veritable fact :
"If anybody thinks that when our men
are stricken upon the field they fill the air
with cries and groans, till it ahiven with
such evidence of agony, he greatly errs. An
arm isjshatteredra leg carried away, a bul
let pierces the breast, and the soldier sinks
down silently upon the ground, or creeps
away, if he can, without a murmur of com
plaint, falls as the sparrow falls speech
lessly, and uxe mac sparrow, 1 earnestly
believe, not without the Father. The dyingi
norse gives out ma leanui lneranoes of
almost human suffering, but the mangled
rider is dumb. The crash of musketrv. tha
crack of rifles, the roar of guns, the shriek
of shells, the rebel whoop, the federal
cheer, and ,that indescribable undertone of
rumoiiBg, gnnaiDg, splintering sound, make
np the voices of the battle field."
Canteen. The word "canteen" has
had a curious history. It is perhaps the
only word in our language, which, originally
English, passed into a foreign tongue, and
was taken: back in s modified form. As
originally spoken by the Saxon it vu sim
ply tin'can, but the Gaul, as la his wontj
placing the noun before the adjective," and
prraouueieg the letter t ase. broaght it out
tcax tin, pronounced canteen. Adopting
tuuasmnu uwer franca miliary terms,
the dull Englishman took back his own
original word in a new shape, without any
inquiries on the subject, and he'ice we now
say canteen instead of tin can.
. A piece of news has just arrived from
England which does nos surprise us, and State of Oregon , thenco north, along said
fi a T . . uo auJ 8ee con-1 oounuary, to tne place ot beginning.
... .... . ,a iuwuuu ujr me juiiernaiton
alf a French journal appearing in London.
aud is to the effect that a vast conspiracy is
uuw upeoij organizing in Ireland against
the English domination, -of course. The
conspirators, who call themselves 'F.enianh"
Qf) and l1 Sons of St. Patrick' are said to
be eighty thousand in number, all armed,
and only awaiting an opportunity to shake
off the Saxon yoke, and proclaim the" inde
pendence ot Ireland. If the English Gov
ernment were engaged in a war with France
which is not probable, or with the TTnit
States; which is less probable, they would
at once raise tne standard of their countiy,
and would be aided by their countrymen
who have emigrated to America. The
Irish would like to hae France en their
side, but they have resolved to act without
her. The people in all the counties Jong
for the day of deliverance, and do not make
any secret of their hopes. We indnlca nn
uiu&iuos aa to tne importance ot this news.
Ireland has for centuries groaned under
English tyrrany. and it is not astonikhin
l.Ti. Ji. .. . . - Z o
usb sue auouid always long tor freedom ;
but that happy day Is not so near, perhaps,
as we could wish. When it comes we will
hail it with joy.
Railroad Speed. Many fatal accidents
occur on railways by persons attempting to
drive across them when a train is approach
ing, ihe danger lies in miscalculating the
rate at which a car moves when under full
headway, whioh is said to be about seven tv.
four feet, or nearly twice its own length, in
At this velocity, a locomotive driving
wheel, six feet in diameter,'' makes four
revolutions in a second, the piston rod thus
wavciaiug tuc oyiinuer eignt time, it a
horse and carriage should approach and'
cross a track at the rapid rate of six miles
an hour,' an express train approaching at
the moment would move towards it two
hundred ' and fifty-seven feet while it
was in the act of crossing; if the horse
moyen no iaster than a walk, the train
would stove towards it more, than fiv hun
dred feet, which fact accounts for the many
accidents at such, points. When the loco
motive whistle- is opened at the poet, eightv
rods-from.thft crossing, the train will ad
vance near t one hundred feet before the
sound of the whistle traverses the distance
to, and is heard at the crossing.
!. Talking about letting the freed ne-
gron vote, a loyal Texan declared himself
iBuexioiy opposed to tne measure, ".Because
in six months after you give the negroes
the right to vote, half the Democratic poli
ticians in the country will be -going about
swearing that they bays negro blood in
A BIG INCLINATION.
I was acquainted with a well-disposed
young gentleman of large fortune, whose
only fault was the habit of swearing uch
a habit, that he often declared he would
give half his fortune to be rid of it. This
desire came to the ears of a Quaker, who
thereoponhad an interview with the young
gemieman, ana saia:
" I can cure thee of that bad habit."
Whereupon the youth caught hold of the
old Quaker's hand and gave it a rhearty
shako, saying :
" How can you perform the miracle ?"
" I can tell thee. I see that thou art
about my size ; nobody will know thee ;
thou abalt, come to my house, put on my
cocked hat, the coat without buttons, the
knee-breeches' and the shoe-ouckles; and
thou shalt find that the strangeness of the
dress will have such an effect UDon thee
when thou art going to talk, that it will
restrain thee from swearing as thou, per
haps, knowest, my friend, that we Quakers
The young man cheerfully assented to
the proposal, and accompanied the Quaker
to his house, where, after changing his
clothes, he took his departure in the garb of
a Quaker and went on his way rejoicing.
The period of the young genteman's tour
elapsed, and the Quaker, all anxiety, start
ed to meet him. Haying met him, ho
" Well, friend, how hast thou got on ?"
" very well, replied the young man.
" Hast thou sworn so much with that
The young man, rubbing the slesves of
uis coat, replied :
"Certainly not; but I felt a d d big
inclination to lie !"
LOOK TO TOUK STAMPS.
In the ordinary business intercourse of
most people there Neither an ignorance or
a disregard of tfce provisionsof the Stamp
.unws wuicu is asiuHisamg. this must bo
the experience of every one who has had
any transactions witkhis fellow men. Bank
checks are universally stamped either by
tbosarwko issue, them, or the payee-after lie
is stopped by -the teller and turned beck
without the money. Strict business people
stamp their promissory notes and orders,
but there are hundreds of these instruments
issued every day in this city which are not
stamped, either through the ignorance or
forgetfulness of the maker and the owner,
or by design on the part of the former;
Every man who now takes an. unstamped
note, or order for the payment of money-, is
completely at the mercy of his debtor. The
latter may repudiate the obligation, and
there are no means by which the holder can,
compel him to pay,
Unstamped notes, advertisements, c,
arc wholly " debts of honor," and they fur
nish ao remedy against a dishonorable per
son who may issue them. An examination
of the indexes to the tax laws ill show
formidable list of documents and papers
which require stamps to make thcni ajid.
As a general thing, it may be said that al
most everything in writing, exeent letters of
friendship or affection, or literary composi
tions, ought to be stamped. Contracts and
agreements, from the promise to perform
certain work down to a certificate of the
adoption of a child, require stamps. Ap
praisements, certificates, bills of lading,
guarantees, Custom House entries, passsge
tickets to foreign ports, letters patent, and
many other matters, must be validated,
All suits of securities for payment of mon
ey, or the pledge of property, such as bonds,
mortgages, leases, notes, bills of exchange,
orders, checks, insurance policies, bills- of
sale, charter parties, powers of attorpey,
dsc, require stamps. Many other things in
print and writing can only be of value, if
the persons who are to be benefitted by
them have faithfully complied with the
revenue provisions of the laws of the United
It therefore behooves every one who
makes bis own bargains, to keep steadily in
mind the fact that the value of bis rights
will not merely depend upon the form of
the contract or evidence of debt which the-
other party gives him. The stamp, th
I xtnmn is tlin Am fiui k 1....1....1 .
and we anticipate that in future many hard
cases will be made known, arising front
carelessness in regard to this matter. Law
vers have thus far paid but little attention
to this subject, and we imagine that taere
will be some sudden non-suits in oonse
quence hereafter. It will soon be under
stood that the first duty of a lawyer, when
consulted, is to look not only to bis written
evidence and proofs of debts, but whether
those proofs are worth tho paper on whiefc
they are by the exhibition of the proper
stamps. Our own duty is to admonish
every' one to be careful in his business
transactions that he looks to bis stamps,
and understands fully that the law requires
before he places himself in a position In
which he can only rely upon the generosity
of the person who owes bim money.
m m a
Wdbn the War will Cease. The
Rev. John Gilbert, of Clav eountv. Kt..
writes to a friend in Frankfort, giving n e
rious theory in regard to the duration of
the war. He says :
" During the Revolutionary War, com
blades had seven points to themr that is, the
blade grew in such a manner as to here
seven dbtinct points or ends correspoadiag
with the sharp point of the blade. These
seven points indicated the duration of the
Revolutionary War. Now there are but
three separate and distinct points to many
of the blades; and this indicates very'
clearly to my mind, that the duration of
of the present war will be three years the
points of the blades representing years."
jaSome men keep nasge dog around
their bases, si that the h'a-gry Beer,.whe
stopte " git a site.' may get it outiide the
Rapid Work. When the Treasury
Building at Washington shall be fully com
pleted, affording room for the complete
development of Mr. Chase's plans, ft will
present a most remarkable spectacle of the
application of -human art and industry to
great public wants. Under no roof in the
world will be gathered so many men and
women, and such vast and varied machinery
devoted to the conduct of a Nation's finances.
Take the following, as an instance of what
is accomplished with even the present facil
ities : During the week ending September
16th, the daily issue of the Bonds from the
Treasury average $3,343,841 requiring for
their completion abeei 25,000 signatures
per day. All the back subscriptions are
now filled, and the Department is deliver
ing bond within three days after receipt of
new orders. This is as it should be, and
gives great satisfaction' to the' patriotic pub-
JSST"Tke devotion of the East Teoi
seeans to the " old flag " is graphically de
scribed by a son of Senator Harris, whe
accompanied General Barnside. He says,
"The old flag has been bidden in mattresses
and under carpets. It now floats to the)
breeze from every staff in East Tennessee.
Ladies wear it. Little children clap their
hands and kiss it."
An old salt, when asked how he felt
during a recent severe gale which he en
countered at 1sea, and during which tho
ship was in great peril, replied, in nil sin
cerity and simplicity, "Why, I 'thought,
what will the poor fellows on shore do
JftT" Daring an argumens,.theLether dy.
a fellow, ia an: excited aUte, eeekred the
the'North could Jick: the South- with a fleet
manned by women.
Jt " What's that ar picture on ?" ask
ed a countryman in a print store the ether
day of the proprietor, who was turning
over some engravings. "That,, pir, .is
Joshua commanding tne sun to stand stilL"
" Do tell I which is Josh sad which is
Kfju.lt was recently proposed to Bare
Rothschild that he should purchase Pales-'
tine, and et up an independent kiafdesa
there. "No," said he, "I'd rather he
Jew ef the Kings then Sine; of the Jews."
lej. A debeting.eluh in Woreieter Intel f
discussed the important question z. '.Wheth
er a rooster's knowledge of daybreak' is the
result of observation or instinct."