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O S I E S
Wi W 1»II ELI'S, Editor.
PUBLISHED £VEKY WEDNESDAY,
A I N A I N N I S
E WINtJ, MINNKSOTA,
4.11 Independent Democrati Journal.
TO THE INTERESTS AND EIGHTS OF
AH a Political Joiirnul it will try all meas
ure* and men by the standard of Democratic
principle)*, and will submit to no test but
that of Democrat!* truth.
The Sentinel will contain Congressional and
Legislative—Foreign and Domestic—River
and Commercial News—Literary Mat
iSketchss, •&«., A «&e. &«.
i.HlrictW in Aitranet.)
ine ('opy, 1 year $ 2 00
J9ix Copies, 1 voar li 00
Ten 15 00
J4f" Subscriptions to Clubs must nil oomo
Hience at the same time, and be strictly in
IN ALL ITS VARIOUS BRANCHES,
exojuted in a superior manner, and on the
I E A S
E E E A S
O S E S & I A S
A N S
A I E S
N O E S
E E S &c
And all other hinds of work don* cheap for
cash, on short notico.
A O N E S
W. 0. WIM.TST0N.
W I E A
W I I S O
•lttornef/s at Law,
BE1 WINC, MINNESOTA.
Will attend to tho duties of their profession in
.my of the Courts of this State.
W C. WILLlSTOTf,
N »tary and A for the fol
Fire Insurance Companies:
MKROIIANTS, Hartford, Conn.
CITT FIRR, Hartford, Conn.
S A N O
A at a
N O A I
And Land and Insurance Agent.
11ED WING, MINNESOTA.
Attorney at Law,
AND JUSTICE OF TIlU PEACE,
I ted Wing, Minnesota.
Particular attention paid to Conveyancing
and Collecting. lMr-V
E N O S
ATTORlTaY AT LAW.
HTOfficc with Smith, Tov/nc & Co. S2-
J. F. PINGHEY, W. W. CLARK.
PING-RE* & CLARK,
A &, at a
IIED WIXO JJIXN.
Office on Main st. over Bahcr's Hardware Store
O I .V 1 S O O
ATTORNEYS & COUNSELLORS AT LAW
A S I
E N E A A N A E N S
E WINK, MINNESOTA
W W E S
•ittomc?/ at Law.
llOKACE WILDER ELI T. W1LUER.
II. & W I E
Bankers & Land Agents
FED WING, Minnesota.
Money loaned. Exchange«fe Land Warrants
bought andsold. Land Warrants, or Money
loaned to pre-emptors, on long or short time,
and on favorable terms.
fif'ljanJs bought andsold oncommission&c.
Ked Wing, Jan.,I860.
T. F.TOWNE, PIKltCE.
O W N E & I E E
E W I N I N N E S O A
Will attend to locating Land Warrants, pay
ment of'.axes,collection of notcs,and to the pur
chase and sale of Ileal Estate throughout the
State. Snrvoying, Mapping, and Platting
oi ovcry kind dona t» order hy a practical sur
Aiyor. Copies of township maps Iv.rnished.—
DcuUdrawn and acknowledgements taken.
J58TA11 bHsinc»s intrusted to them, will
receive prompt attention.
A S II. CONNELLY, M. D.
S I I A N A S E O
RED WIXG, MINNESOTA.
Office in Pholr 'a brick hlock over Foot .store
—entrance on Bush street. oostf
A E W A I
SURGEON AND MECHANICAL
E N I S
Koojitfl—at Rich's Picture gallery.
Itcd Ml in?
RENT, ON GOOD
N E O O I A N O E
Levcestreet, immediately oppositi theSteum
A A & E E E E O I E O S
rrtHIS now, spacious and cQinmoflioriahonse
1 is now open for the reebptioh of guests
It has boon constructed under the immediate
supbrtfstonoftho proprietor^, and nobbing has
been omitted to insure the comfortand conven
ience of thofeo who may favor them with their
patronage. The numerous rooms are all well
lighted,Ventilated and furnished in a superior
manner. In connection with tho house is
food and commodious stable
Red Wing, March 1,1861. SStf
E W I O S E
RET WING MINNESOTA.
J3?~Coiincetel with the House is a larec and
convenient Stable. Stages leave daily for the
interior. Teams and Carriages on hand to
convey Passengers to any part ofthc country.
Apri'l 24.1861". 00-tf
VOLUME 5, NUMBER 8ft
I I O S E
A I E Proprietor.
Near the corner of Main and Plum street.
The proprietor, who has just taken possesion
of tho House has furnished it in the most ele
iraat and comfortable manner.
The Table —Is set with every necessary and
luxury tho market affords.
All the appointments are excellent, and tho
position of the House, both as regards the
Levee and the business part of town is
K'Ucr than that of any other hotel.
A good stable, offering every convenience to
the teams oi farmers and travelers is con
nected with the house.
Ked Wing, 1st, 1SG1. 230
I E S O N O S E
COKNEB OF BROAD AJiB TIIIUD STREETS
A. B. MILLElt, Proprietor.
now Hotel% now open for the reception
the traveling public, where they will
find the best of accommodations. There is a
good stivblo attached. Passengers and Bag
gage conveyed to and from tho Boats free of
O O O E O S E
JOHN WILLIAMS, Proprietor.
This new and commodious House is situated
on Plum street, Ked Wing. It has becn_ built
and furnished under the special supervision of
the proprietor, all the rooms arc well lighted
ventilated and furnished,and all persons wish
ing to tret tho worth of their money are res
pectfully invited to give him a call, and no
pains will be spared to make comfortable all
those who -may favor him with their patronage.
lH-«AMUcctiuu-w.ilh the House is a good stable,
and well ofwater. Ostler always in attendance.
January 2nd, 1S01. 179tf.
I S O E A N E O S
II O A S J. S I II,
Next door to Smith Meigs & Co.'s Bank
BliD WIN'i MINNESOTA.
E A I I N
•f all kinds done in a most superior manner
and at tho shortest notice.
T. L. ADAMS, Foreman.
IS50. E WING 1839.
STEAM PLANIIVG BULL.
SASH, DOOR AND BLIND FACTORY
(One Bloek above Freeborn's Saw Mill.)
SHALL BE PREPARED TO FUR-c
nish at all times, anything in the above
line of business, and shall* keep on hand all
kinds of plaucd and matched Lumber, Mould
Orders promptly atteuded to, which may al
so be left with Brown & Betcher.
Produce of all kinds taken in exchange for
,„ COGEL & BETCHEH.
Ked Wing, April !&, 1S59. 142-ly
HAWKINS & CO.
All orders promptly attended to and faith
Red Wing Jaae 1S60.
1 The Europe Hotel, on Main street, tis BY
good a stand as the town affords. For parties- E O E W
lars apply to \y BRECHT W
Red Wing, March 20, 1S0.O. At the new Shop on Main s-ticet, within
Tmformation in regard to the above prome- ro^ofthecrqs'sin o/Jordon.
-lescanbeobtiuycdat thi#*#igc. a WIN^l MINNESOTW*W
MY I E IN E E E E
Amongst the dreams of by-gouo years, that
cluster thick and fast,
Around the shrine where memory writes
her record of the past
Is one bright vision soft and clear, that stirs
within my heart.
A tide of gratitude to I Jim who erst the
'Twas on a pleasant summer day, when
ruder winds were hushed
A lovely little Zephyr blew, my window
The little Zephyr 'twas so mild I bad not
known 'twas there,
But for a sacred thing that threw its fra
grance on the air.
Methought is there in earth's wide range,
A heart so callus'd o'er.
That for this sight would not exchange his
heaps of golden ore
Not for a monarch's throno would I be
destitute of these
Dear precious pages, how they fly, my
Bible in the breeze.
Say, gentle Breeze, from what fair climc,has
come this day to me,
The dew is scarcely off the trees, tis yet
but early day
Important errand must have marked, thy
course so swiftly run,
Full many a dreamer thou must have passed
to arri?c before the sun.
Art not upon a mission "tour" by him who
sets on high.
Or dost thou fan the hymning choir that
sings above the sky
Pray tell me, for I fain would know where
next thy work may be
Whether to fan my bible leaves or fly be
yond the sea.
With these dear precepts on thy wing, to
write them in the skies.
To teach the unlettered how to read, in their
own tongue, the prize.
To wipe I he sweat and cool the brow of
him who long has toiled,
Hungry and weary sad and lone, with all
his garments soiled.
Far from home and all its joys, still weeping
both, he goes
Doping to see the desert bud and blossom
as the rose
O, could I send by thee to htm, a cordial or
DEALER S I N
E A I E S
Watches, Clocks and Jewelry,
Bed Wing, Minnesota.
A WOKK WAKEANTED._££J
Aug. 13, ISo?. 158-tf
OF ALL KINDS.
A I A N S & O E E N E A
35 Lak street* Chicago.
II E S I N O E S A E
I I I A ft
Saddle and Harness Maker.
(Next door to tho Ked Wing Uousc.)
Main STREET, EEU WING,
Will keep constantly on hand the very best
Harnesses, Saddles, Bridles, Martingales, Fly
Nets, Whips, Cards, Combs and Brushes, and
everything in tho Harness lino necessary to ritr
out a Horse or Team. All kind of work made
to order, and
I'd barter all but what's divine, nor think
the bargain dear.
'Tis well for thee, dear gentle breeze, thy
sire has slept to-day
For much I fear he would impede thy soft
and airy way
Then quickly haste these precepts sound,
the sun is rising high,
A holier thing thou never hast found, go
write it in the sky.
And now my airy guest is gone, how still
this volume lies,
To shield me from a coming storm—thither
my spirit Hies,
Nothing shall harm me while I roam among
its pcaccfut leaves,
Till death shall come, I'll think upon, my
bible in the breeze.
—Mrs. M. H. B.—Lcon, Minn.
A SCHTJRZ.—Th Milwauke
Pres and N has the following in
regard to this interesting a of
A countryman of Mr. Sohurz informs
us that his claims to revolutionary hon
ors are entirely groundless that it is
not political but criminal offenses from
which he is a fugitive that instead' of
being the patriot and hero which his
friends have represented him he is
only a "jail-breaker," a "rescuer,"
like and Daniels and that in
the rescue of Einkel—th only offense
against the government with which
ho stands charged—h as bn the
hired instrument of others. Mr. Kin
kel had been a tutor to many of the
nobility, and those persons desired his
release without compromising the
government they therefore employed
Schurz and furnished him the means
of accomplishing the object without
risk or sacrifice other than to expatriate!flection—"Charles
himself to avoid future exposure. us
stripped of the romance with which
he has been invested, this Schurz be
a very common fellow a mere
public exhibitor, with no other merit
than that of a clever actor has a
remarkable faculty for dressing up
other men's thought for stage effect,
and a striking audacity in appropria
ting other men's honors. Th admin
istration ought to take care of him, for
lie is certainly played out here,morally,
politically and financially.
S N E S re a Sewar has
decided that no foreigner shall be ap
pointed to a foreign mission. This
emphatically snubs "Carl Squirts,"
and don't "strengthen our side" much.
E A O N E A I N I S A
I O N the sending of vessels to
as to carry away the Governmen thi'rfkiiW1
RED WING, GOODHUE COUNTY, MINN., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 1861.
A "IT DOLLAR BIL
BY MES. GEORGE •WASHINGTON WYLLYS.
he January sun strarmed cheer
fully in, across the crimson carpet of
the snug little he lire
redly in the grate, and th canary,
whose a jn the in
trilled and warbled as joyous as if he
were in tho land of cinnamon and
spice groves instead of the clime
of and wind. A Mr W a
as he buttoned up his overcoat and
fitted on his glove preparatory to
facing the keen outer air, glanced
round, very much as though would
prefer staying with the fire and tho can
Jus as he resolutely put on his fur
cap, the door opened and his wife
came in of these bright-eyed
rosy-cheeked little who it is
very easy to spoil, and difficult to con
trol. he crimson merino dress she
wore, the prettiest possible contrast to
her peach blossom cheeks, and the
white lace frills at her throat and
wrists were more in than the
costliest embroidery could have
been, while her tiny black silk apron,
all ruffles and lace, and coquettish
pockets, might have been worn lor use,
but certainly ad rather au ornamental
A re you off already, Charlie."
Mr. W a nodded be sure
puss. Ther are times a man
can't watch his business too closely."
"Before I wan't some mon
ey," reaching up to arrange her hus
band's cravat with a rather conscience
"Money! at for?"
"Mrs. Arnol wishes me to go shop
ing with her."
"Bu don't need to buy any
"I know that, said Mrs W a
pettishly, "bu I wan't a little money
nevertliless—not to spend, carry.
W at would Mrs. Arnol think if I
went shopping with an empty purse?"
W a whistled omnionsly, and
shook his head as he sounded his
I haven't anything but a fifty dol
lar bill, Mattio."
"1 will take that,
W a demurely.
for rent next week.
sir!" said Mrs
-I shall that
W a have it—only I
want to have the privilege of carrying
it to-day. be so provoking,
Charles—one would think I as a
A so you are, in all essentials!"
said Mr. W a placing the bank note
in her extended palm, and giving her
a playful kiss as to ok his departure.
"I you please, ma'am, Mrs. Arnol
is waiting,'' said a servant, thrusting
her round red face through the open
"Tell her I'll down in on mo
Mattie W a turned the bill from
side to side, and looked thoughfully at
it. ad she not better place tempta
tion out of her reach and leave it at
"Nonsense 1 shall not spend it,'
as the reflection, and Mrs
W a placed it in her portmonnie
and run up stairs to dress.
"It's a groat bargain, ma'am, said
the shopman, stroking the rich
folds of the cashmere shawl as it hung
from tho shoulders of the lady figure.
a it Mattie! I never saw any
thing so cheap?'' whispered Mrs Ar
"Bu I really do not need it at pres
ent," hesitated Mrs W a
can lay it aside until you do
ma'am, persisted the clerk. "Tha is
the great advantage of these
they never go out of fashion. Think
of it— a shawl like this for twenty dol
lars! won't have another such
chance in ten years!"
I wish I had not that
India wrapper of mine," said Mrs.
Arnold, I certainly would have pre
"I will take it," said Mrs "Wayne
laving her solitary note, and
silencing her with the re
can't help in
O W a
"Mattie, do look at these silks!"
claimed another lady had just
recognized Mrs. W a id you
ever see anything with such a lustre—
and so cheap!"
Mrs. W a eyes sparkled with
true feminine rapture as she glanced a
the shining folds, and from that mo
ment she as a lost woman as far as
the change from the fifty dollar bill
Is it fair to blame her those
cast the first stone do not know
how strong the influence of crowded
emporiums, cheap goods and advising
friends whose wealth makes them
inconsiderate at their neighbor less.
W at makes you look so grave,
in tor the first time the bitter sting of
W at would Charles say?
I as late he came home and
Mattio hadn't courage to make her
confessions at once
is the business world to-day
Clulrles?" she asked.
shook his head. "Matters are
looking very a business need
every cent can rake and scrape to
geathcr. A by the a Mattie, I
am a little sorry shopping
to-day. Several men a ad
vance money think I am able to
pay at once, they have seen you
looking at expensive down
town. O course I were
Mattie's face as scarlet.
I have spent the you a
me—"Charles, she said
Hi look of amazement—-almost
horror—checked her for a moment
but she went on presently and related
the whole story.
"Ca pardon my folly?" she
rose and walked or twice
across the floor, with a disturbed air.
'I shall have to do what I never did
before—t ask for a months more
rent,' he said with grave annoyance.
'O Charles, it I had only left the
money at home!' faltered Mrs W a
'Mattie?' said her husband sitting
beside her and taking the little
hand that trembled so violently. 'I
thought it would
wanted the this morning, just
to make a show. N be ashamed
to an empty purse, my dear,
when you have need for a full one
Thi is a hard lesson for you but I
shall not think of the fifty dollars
thrown away if it teaches you pru
dence. Hereafter let us never allude
to it again!'
'I shall not forget it, Charles,' said
Mattie, her bright eyes shining thro'
the mist, like a rainbow.
Sh did not—an the fifty dollars
as the best investment Charles
W a ever made
RAC E WIT A
S me forty years a go the manager
of- a race course near "Brownsville, on
the Monongahela published notice of
a race, one mile heats, on a particular
day, for a pnrse of one Imndred dollars,
"Fre for anything with four legs and
A man in the neighborhood named
a had a bull that lie as in the hab
it of riding to mill with his a go corn,
and he determined to enter him for the
race. said nothing about it to any
one, bn he rode him around the track
a number of times,on several moonlight
nights until the bull had the hang of
the ground pretty well, and would
keep the right course. rode with
spurs, which the bull considered disa
greeable so much &o that he always
bellowed they were applied to
O the morning of the race, a
came upon the ground on horseback
on his bull. Instead of a saddle, he
had dried an ox hide, the head part of
which, with the horns still on he had
placed on th ball's rump. carried
a short tin horn in his hand. rode
to the stand and offered to
enter his bull for the race, but the
owners of the horses that were entered
objected. a appealed to the terms
ot the notice insisting that his bull
had "four legs and hair on," and there
fore he had a right to enter him After
a deal of swearing, the
declared themselves compelled to de
cide that the bull had the right to run,
and was entered accordingly.
W the time for starting had a
rived, the bull and the horses took
their places. he horse racers re
out of humor at being bothered with
the bull, and at the burlesque which
they supposed as intended, but
thought that it would over as soon
as the horses started.
W the signal as given they
did start. a a a blast with
his horn, and sunk his spurs into the
side of the bull, bounded off with
a terrible bawl, at no trifling speed,the
dried ox hide flopping np and down
and rattling at every jump making a
combination of noises that had never
been heard on a race course before.
he horses all flew the track, every
one seeming to be siezed with a
den determination to take the short
est cut to get" out of the Redston
country, and not. one of them could be
brought back in time to save their
distance. he purse as given to
Mattie?" asked Mrs Arnol on their anyhow, and if they would put up a
way home. hundred dollars against the purse, he
id I look grave? I as only would tako off the ox hide and leave
eroops, and -the evacuation of Fqrt a ii 1 folly and of] them. Hi offer was aceeptcd.and the
Sumter. l^-hTcli she had been guilty only feel- W„\uey staked-.
A general row ensued but the fnn
Only thinking—only re-[Ids tin horn, and run a fair race with
WHOLE NUMBEB 244.
he greatest genius is ever the most
capable, reliable, and practical. Look
at the poets—th representative
of what Carlyle has called he "Seraph
Shoeblac army of authors." I them
the vices of the literary character are
moBt developed, yet few ship
we find. Butler, Otway Sav
age and Chatterton, lived unhappily,
and died miserably Goldsmit as
extravagant Burn unfortunate.
let us not forget Chaucer and Sydne
handled the sword as well as the
pen and lived fitly in the dash and
bustle of camps and courts. us not
forget Raleigh waft'not only,poct
and historian,bnt soldier and discover
er. that Shakspeare as
not only bard, but actor and manager.
Milton lived no life of dreams in those
unsentimental ad days of tho
commonwealth Swift, Pryor, and
A is on played great parts in the pol
itics of their age I our own times
literature has me a business rather
than a taste, and instances of the or
dinary! business'capneity of the litera
tcur are more exceptionable than for
merly yet the name of a Talfourd,
Proctor Disraeli, and Maca
ley, sufficiently demonstrate that the
possession ot wit,imagination,intellect,
ideality and culture, aids, rather than
embarrasses in the performance of all
the duties of life. N or should it be
thought strange, that ability to think
deeply and broadly, gives force and
aim to action, and that he can
express his thoughts in noble word
may likewise be able to express it in
deeds as noble if need be-
A O IIFROISM DUIWNtt I E
A E STORM ON E ENGLISH
in a fearful gale at 6 o'clock
on the morning of the 12th ultimo, the
cable of a coasting sloop, the Mary
and Ann of Kewport,?Pembroke, snap
pe asunder close under the cliffsabout
half a mile where the French
invading force under General a
landed on Pencsher sixty-sevCU years
ago. Intelligence of the wreck as
brought to Fishguard Life boat St a
tion, and the lifeboat as expeditious
ly manned and rowed round the coast
to tho spot. he Sloo as wreke
against a small precipitous island,
with a channel it and the
main land about forty yards across,
through which the sea burst with great
fury. O of he crew of the sloop
as cast by the waves one the side of
the cliff facing the land. Anothe
could be seen laying on his stomach,
with his head windward clinging to a
ledge of rock seaward of the island,
every a washing over him
Several ladders were lashed together
and a rope made 'fast to the top.
This extempore bridge as thrown
across the channel, but as immedi
ately broken by the force of the a
and the ladders and rope a adrift
he life boat arrived, but from dan
ge of being wrecked could not be of
any service. Alber Furlong aged 19
a native of Fishguard,then volunteered
to swim across the channel, with a
rope to his waist, so as to hauled
back ifjunsuccessful but the bystanders
refused, in by the fury of the
waves and his apparent physical ca
of the thing put the on thcbull's ipacity for such a feat, that he would
side he horsemen contended that
they were swindled out of their purse,
and that if it had not been for a
horn and ox hide which he ought not
to have permitted to bring upon
the ground the thing woal not have
turned out as it did.
on this, a told them that his
bull e-oukb beat any of their horses
certainly be drowned a id
a seaman, nothing daunted by their
refusal, slipped off his coat and" waist
coat, climbed the cliff
and plunged into the sea closely
follow by Furlong. he bystanders
actully ran away "rather than se
men drown in that a
After several times missing his hold
of the opposite .rocks, got a
fooling, when.a the end of the chan
nel, au within a few feet of being
washed out to sea. Furlong
also, after frequently missing his hold,
giat.pJe-1 some seaweed^ au a a
again took their places at the
starting post,andth signal was given.
a a the bull another touch with
his spur, and the bull gave a tremen
dous bellow. he horses remember
ing the dreadful sound, thought all the
rest as in as before. A a
they again, in spite of all the
exertions of their riders, while a
galloped his bull around the track and
wo the money
O E SIN ESS CAPACIT O
I E A MEN
Ther is a common and unfounded
prejudice that the pursuit of letters
unfits a man for the ordinary business
of life. or this prejudice literature is
itself accountable. at satirists,
such as and embalme
in immortal verse the poverty of their
manner craftsmen, but never dreamed
that what as truth as spoken of their
enemies would be regarded as true of
all the class to which they belonged
at they were able to take care of
themselves and their incomes, without
the intervention of guardians and com
mittees, their biographies, and their
scorn, so freely uttered would
have been pointless if easily retorted
may assure us. their ages except
as wholly and generally true, what
was false, except partially and individ
ually and posterity' indiscriminating
and indifferent, receives and echoes
the old falsehood.
I S W A I W I I W
Bnsifi ards of fl vc 1 iitc"B,fl ye'»r $v,0tV
ten lines do •••I0,0t'
column per year, "--TO.OO
«*o six months 4OJ0O
Half column per yea:'••••« 4^,09^
do six months..v. .-.v. .'.v.«... 25,00^
Fourthqo,l umit pec year* *1 J&Sto
d6 six months•• l'5 0iT
Each square (l'O'Mnoe, or le.s9)fir'Bt ln»61tlefc TF
Each snbsoquent insertion»• .•** ,8j
Legal Notices, per Hq..(lirnt insertion)
each subsequent |1
All advazticsments continued^dutil ordered
Advertls*intent's set in doubI« «*ltra»jK
price vdditioual. .,
IW Ad vertJ8cmcrtt*wiHbfccto»ged a»«ft«n
as desired, by paying Sfi 6ttt» ft .qo.r*
composition. '."'-- .. """*"i
Transient advertisement* must be paid for
advance, continued ftdVeTiistnienta quar
terly and'logal advertisement* bofofo- «fc« 'day
of side. .i
thereby to a footing a it W
reach of the a
Thei late companions ad by^tfiii
time mustered curiosity to look after
their fate and seeing the heroes faiT
sate, one ventured to cross with a rope,
and as pulled up by an«i
Furlong. I as a comparatively
easy task to rescue the man on thf
land side of the island, a work of
great difficulty to climb the Bftaj-
ward side of the cliff and save the on*'
on the ledge of rock, by this tim»,t
2 r. r., must be benumbed
A stone as a fast to the end of
a rope and thrown to him and he had
sufficient) animation to a it fast
around himself, and was hauled to the
summit of the island. re all
afterwards drawn to the main land'.
O lad aged 14 as Washed a a
from the wreck and as drowned.
he man oh ad been on the ledge'
was about 60 and by the time He"
reached the main land, his arms were'
stiff in the position lie a
rock, and he evidently could not a
lived there .longer.— Engl'u
A N IDEA FO TRAVELERS
W remember reading, so me years"
ago, an ingenious article in one of our
monthly magazines labored
to show that it as far more import
ant to keep rigidly clean the nails ovi\
the toes than the nails on the fingers!
he reasoned that while iv this''
peculiarity a you- healthy, a
when you died, it distinguished yon as
par excellences a lady or a geatiemaiu
This- argument aaother o«ie-r
viz., that travel, instead of
wearing your worst clothing, you..,,
should wear the best to be found in
your wardrobe because, should the
boat or car me a .wreck, your
corpse will be treated with coiisiaeri*
tion. Th W us all very
much by fhe quality of our garments
and wreckers on the sea a landr
follow the world's instinct very closely
in this respect.
A to mention corpses: suppose a
body of and strewn along
the road in an accidental break-np of
the "express-train," of the still
living victims woal be most prompt*
ly attended to—the exceedingly well
drcsscd, or those had tor econo
my's sake, put their shabbiest suit?.
we not answer the question. I
is painful to think that human naluro
can influenced by such unworthy**
motives but facts are facts and
may as well reason from, facts, there*
fore, as from the colorings of poctio*
fancy, in dealing with life as it is, a
not as we could wish it should be
fcsr-The A a at Clubs
with a severe loss recently., I a'jv
pears that escaping the "destruction"
threatened them by the freshet, the
Pionee at and the house
occupied by the Knickerbocker a
Excelsior Clubs re sunk on thi*
afternoon off the -Qthanstj through W
carelessness of so me of the members
of the latter clubs, and lie in
very precarious situation. he tanks'
ot the Knickerbocker house becoming
filled with water, tho house sank near
ly to the eaves, and being lashed to.'
tho Pionee house, pulled the latter
over on it, in condition*
house contained three a he
Zephyr, Irving, and old wniefr
were out by cutting an opening*
in one end of the house near the peak,
he Zephyr and Old Knie are stofAsrp
in the large vacant bnildm W
lower end of a a
Messrs. & Co. and the Irvin
in the Hiawath a at House he
Pionee Honse fortunately, containcVr
but one boat, a hinge-scull* which,'*
believe, sustained no damage I will'
be a difficult task to piace the houses"
iu their former position, and on re-*
quiring a considerable amount of
A O N he Buffalo
publican has got a sensation item in tho'
slu.pe of a ghost,as witness the follow
It is said that apparations a been
seen a in about the premises of
the late Clarendon hotel, in this ,$!.
Person have seen these nightly
visitors describe them as having the
appearance ot females, with can
dles in their hands bent over, au
groping around, as if in search off
something they had
orally make their appearance at, nigh
twelve, the time when all ghosts], are
wont to "revisit the glimpses or he
moon. Certain it is that something
like ghosts have been seen stalking ilk
that vicinity wheth«r their intents B*
charitable or wicked has not leaked
out. W are told the a an on
his midnight round has frequently
me iu sight of these nightly \\n
tants, but as yet no sound or voice Kan
been vouchsafed to mortal cars. W a
does it mean?
brsSF'The story premeditated
assault upon Lincol in Baltimore,
was got up by a fellow by the E O
of Kennedy of N York who a
ed to be appointed it S a
Marshal, and conceived thi*. idea of
laying Jsmoohi under- speetal obligs-.
lions to him. even*' 'duped
Scolt by his pretenses.