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ITJiJ3:lSr; 033EEO; rTi: Ds IlISD A SEPTEMBER 3, 18G2.
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tble. a. Ttie Conrta hare decided that refusing to take
feriodieaia froaa tae otiic. or removing and leav
Li tbeia uncalled for. ia prima fin evideuee of
intentional fraud i
Pbiylng br the apple tree, , ... .
, . . laughing o bcr brother' ksc,
hunbe ama sliintm(c on h5l:ur. ..
Vlowlni; areata of DowreU fair
- r iMusrlini' front ber in il-.
Y-xX and faster go ber feet.
When; the lrni!" and stiutiiuf meet ; 1
:'ftil riweuco 1 life is swevt,
, liitlc Klnpeupr. nuld ani! wpek.
Trouble looking from her ehuek,
- tkareely ean the move or spetk -
1 1 - 1 .v .. r. It:
. , All a mothur'a carta areSaia ; '
f'illOTVS Bioy not Case lw-rja ii. .
. tifcdueas Bas a Btfinj vflt
Jtow caiue the to taste ofiU ? .
Joy is evancacent Mill.
. - Like a faiat star, all forWv,
Trvnibling on tlw point of worn. '
A-rel forms arc in the air,
J Ulting on tbe golden atau-,
Beariug up a tnotherV prayer. '
little Florence, cold and dead,
Waiting for the wonted tread
Lying by" the apple tre . -
k 1.: ... t u r..-
t'OMjn to crown thy wonted j,'lei:.
And thy m tusr leivej kcr hjme,
Luiue uere, where ahe Used to iju;
feiK-ut r'iorvaee ! lkniUi u tiuUit).
Little Florence, clothed la while.
Looking back upon the night,
trt4iui m Ue aliadekbs ligUI '
aiiij up the gjluen aireel,.
bitting at tke Sav ior's feet,
M hvrc tuc pure aai unv rjoL
fclmduna aloud ou yonder shore,
Vstig ii.r iuce hctctoiuic,
Xiii.ua m ju.iW uec iHJie. - -
'i - .i4U.i. p.'-fcf-lhviii oVv iae U'jj.l,
iiiiei io4i:CL 6 d ie oyo '
THE FUGITIVE LIEUTENANT.
- It wa while 1I10 American army Waslrcoi
iug aitd ttarviug at Valley Forj;e,'and tlie
Urtttsli army were rioting and (uxuriaiiug in
lliiiadvlpiiia, thatBlaow, dirty, beggarly -looking
tdlow, walking wilu a crutch, approaciied
tlw norttiern outpost ol the royal force, and,
with a imple, id otw laugh,, announced his in
tention ol entering Ui cjty, and takirg the
Ud:ih GencraJ prisouer. .. , ; J . ; - ;
Indeed f then I siia!l be under tha neces
sity of arresting you." said a young ("ubidtern,
winking at soma of Uh companions, and as
suming a seriou air. . " . . . .
"He I he lie! laughed the idiot, "Just:
you try it that all." -,
Why, my good fellow, what would you
' Dot" exclaimed the other, drawiug him
aelf op with aa air of defiance Why" I'd
tell the great General Washington.'' -'
"Then I'm afraid to enter upon your arr3t,
fo past on; yon will probably find Genersd
Howe prepared to receive you.'' .
The idiot suddenly looked troubled, glanc
about him warmly and suspicioosly4 aa if
lie feared Le might meet the General he was
co. bo!J!y .going to capture, but finally hobbled
bS toward the city. ' With some such silly di
alogue he got past th sentries, who seemed
to gire him do thought beyond J lie amuse
ment of the time. , By night he was fairly
within the town, and kept ou his way, some
times humming anatclie of old songs, and, iu
general, not much uou'c&d by any one.
Through one street after auoiher Le contin
ued to hobble forward, until he came to o:ie
of grejt kngih, coutaiuing a Wools of three
tory re-pectable koking houses, wUich migla
bare been occupied by persous iu middle cir
cumstattcnv Tlii street was not lighted, and
apptared deserted, ao that -when lie stopped
belore eoe of the dwellings he wai not per
ceived, lie knocked at the door. A wo
man's bead Appeared at the. Second tory wm
dow, ,. ,, : .... . ,
44 Won't yos gire me eomething to eat,
laa'm J I'm early atartcd,' said tiie idiot.
! Vea, poor fellow," rejMied the woman iu 6
kindly tone ; iu a minute i will iiaud jou
. S1 'ier a lower almtter was pushed back,
and a hand OJiuaiiuug suuie Oread and me.n
' thru-t oiU , .
" iloiiier H said a low mice. .
waoioo he Tens' ' cxekomed the female
within, in agitated tone.
HdsL J", ft. Ult Bi tho iviL'
whiter.. :'','." .
- A moment af ter the door wm thrown tpen.
. ! Yes raa'ura 4hauk yo-don't care if I
Jo," as if i:i answer to ltd invitation to cotne
I in, tlie same" time crossing the threshold
wiib mn appc-jiraiice oi Jeep btimiliation.
' The moment tire door clo.ed Wiind; him,
the tnan ifofped li rutcl arr) flwng Ui ium
Mijutid tae ollnt, iairly sobbing " ,
"Ifortier! dear, dear rootUer t". - , "'.
; Williaa 1" exulaimed the ether pressing
tins twndicaut to her heart ; : Oil, uiy dear,
desf Wiiliam t vliat L tlie meaning of tliis ?
tsd Item U it that I find rou in this fad
ja;-iu?r - - . -)"
I iaru passed the Brttisi, ltie iu lliS du
piisk, pbijinj; the iuul to. the- ."eiits ius. But
icU-iue Uco: arcj-uear-mwiiiwr, -awl-Jiow
you fare iu the.c troiblesonie times; V '
Iiidifl'ereiitt)- Wel!,'i'uy 'son. Thu British
are our ui.vteis Iicic; but .o i;ir I have Uttle
to comp'.ajti of iu the way' r personal treat-
incut. l'rjvUions arc e:y ,e.i:-ce :md high,
and only' by the strictest economy thall I lie
iiblc Ui'JivO I 'w oygh; if tlifycoutiiiue to retain
jMiBSfwoM f he cuty a,!V e m-stder.-iole time.
' Vour sister Hary is at roar uncle's i 1 Dela
1 - - ....
; ware, and wifi det p'y regi-el that si:u has miss-
ed tlii OiUMtrt'iJ irt lif rei "ip yo'i."'"" '
I Are you Kiuit i looihei y
'" o; two tUjfi.-fifci'lemia.ebo.inli.igl,nci,allii;,
with me." " ' :
! ' 1" thev b--V!i T ti the V iniiuirvil
".'.' yoimi :n:tt!, tmrasilv ; "and 'aie Uiey
, ho hoiie," . ..
tin'-y apjVar to f ti . ate ge:u.'nr.en
some n .ni.s. and nei.her aie'wi'hiu at pies-
! en. But vo l look troubled : hi e vo-.i auv-
: iiiiii; to N ar". t:iv son r
'll'i-fc 'did I not say I nUycJ' tTie fool
e sen: lies, and got past them ? '
A.--" Bat il :!imght that was for your-owti
j iiuiifeuiifuJ. UU, Wilham,if you thonid be
I ii.-eOverHl. Why didyou T.ti'me i:: ti.i-'.'.es-
4rate manner ?''. : ' . -
I Could not get a pass, a:iu I was ao b:ix
ious to see yem Brtd -iiiiry, tUAf I reoIel to
risk alL"... .. .. ;1 - .:
"Qu'ek, then, Come up stairs, and let us fiy:
(up a hiding place, beloie any thing -happens.
Ol), William, I am so alarmed."..'.'.'. .,'. . L". .
Both hastened to the third stort. and, after
- . .. - "
considering several jibnw, decided that the
!yfil.close .under. ilue roof, might be lUr bti
place for conee ilmeiit. as the trap door lead
ing to K-couU b iasHedf letidentenvh, -which
would tend to Lliiiil the search: while ihe
jiMiugman. if presieil, could es.;e to tlie
ruufj-aud. by Uieai: of a Song nc-la-toned to
ihe chimney, Could lower himself either iulo
Jie street or yard. This would not insure hi-ec-ipe:
but it was the besj phin .tlie 1 wo jwuld
tiiiuusil, aui serveu to render bollj lisTli-Hr-i"ui
of detection and the serious consequences,
ilaviug provided the rope, the luother intMeu
ed t bung up Ktrge qimniiiies 0: food hkh
he soon uegau to devo.ir wiih a raveiiou ap
,.eti.e, wtituii shoW.-d i,e had told no untruth,
iv neu 111 the c.iaraoier 01 a beggar, he had de-cia.-ed
uimselj hi a state bonlrng t o starva
.10.1. Wiiile he was eating, his m .ther plied him
ui.u qu-siians 0011e.er.i1ug toe army at Valley
r'orje( in wmcii he had a lieutenant fc .;uau.-.--ioii,'
and. hii.a lie had left .ou a fjirlonu.aud
the answers of the young soidior d tuc ed a
state of destituli u a.id u.Tc: iug that eUd
!i:s hearer to weeji for jyinpaivy. '1 inae thou
sand soldiers were down 011 the sicf; list al one
tune, and, without the common necessaries of
life, had perL-hcJ by hundreds ; while of those
capable doing duty, scarcely any had ar blan
ket to eover them at night, or food enough to
1 1 . 1 . t . ,
.eeii u-juy ar.u hoia w;i;ei:;er. 1 aie. ratrireu. '
. - w o j ;
;.ny with their bare feet upon the j
froien earth, they . walked shivering through
the camp by day, and crowded th-mischcs to
gether by night, to get What little warmth
they could from each other's bodies the most
forlorn und wrewiied et? beirtgtlat"ever a
nation had called to arms.
" God help as," ejaculated the mother, in a
dejected toue. M I suppose, after all our hard
ships, we ehatl bo compelled te" succumb to
our tyrannical foes."
" Never 1" cried the young officer, ,: while
there are a thousand men lelt ia our country
10 make a desperate stand. We can only be
conquered by annihilation : and if it is God's
will that a tyrant should rule over this broad I
continent, not a single true heart will live to
leej the oppression, and disgrace. Ere that
time dear mother, I shall be beyond the reach
of earthly monarchs I"
" God bless you, William J" cried the moth
er, enthusiastically grasping his Laud. " Yoar
father's spirit speaks in you. He died oft tlie
batlle-Geld with those sentiments in his heart j
and I freely givi you my only son and hope
to the glorious cansc which hi blood, and
that of thousands of others has hallowed." i
For several days tlie intrepid young officer
remained beneath hi niotlier's roof, supposing
his presence to be known only 10 themselves.
Bur, one evening at Jio end of his furlough,
when he was beginning to think about pre
paring for his secret departure, an officer aud
six men appeared at the door, and said he had
orders to arrest one William. Buggies, suppos
ed to be somewhere in the dwelling.
" Why. that is my son," said the widow, in
bo nuch the more likely that he should
be htre then," was the unfeeling reply.
" And lor what would you arrest him, and
what will be doue with him if found ?'- ..-
"- We hll lake him lor a pyr and if found
guilly. n ill be hung, ol course, as every cur
sed rebel should be. Here, Bent and Walters,
begin the search; aud you, Jones aud John-
fioi, aejaaiu- where ye are. barp,nbw,- all
of you ! Let the fellow be taken alive, if' pos-
iblo but, alive or dead, let him be taken.
j his ec;spe. Iiumedia!eh- after the whole par-
"y left iu haste, f.rsl threaieuinj Mrs. Buggies
I with Mibsi-qnetit vengeance, for harboring
and cttiuiving tlie escape of a rebr
e-si.y,-vAV!i lbotigh the matt were her 'n. .
'iw mother's dwelling by the way he had left
hut in Bgaiu displacing the bricks for this pur
il l'0li olle of them dipped and went down
Hirotigh att otieii trap doo, Upou the floor be-
wliich we tut stror.gly assured, let him ap
pear, and save yourself much trouble : other
wise, the eotiSCtjiieneeSkeVra youro-n-n head."
" If you think my son is in tlie house, search
to jour heart content," returned the mother,
esteruiilly Calm internally sufloring.
And forthwith the search began.
Meantt:nc, U:e young lieutenant, who had
henrd eiiotjjh to comprehend his danger, had
set about effecting his escape, but ikh alto
gether i:i the manlier Crsl inteuded. He went
ou the root, it is true, and tied the long rope
to the chimney, but this was only for a blind,
lie had iea that the tricks of (he dividing
wall, between' the bouses occujiied by his
motlier, and one two adjoining buildings,
had birti loosely put up under the ridge-pole
and his present design was to remove a lew
of these, crowd through into the loft of the
other house and then replace them. This pur
pose he effected before the soldiers searching
jfor I'n came near' enough 10 hear the little
noise he was compelled to make. The open
'"! dot r of the roof, ami the rpe around the
chtmney, feryed to Uiish-ad (tht tu as l:c had
uopc i, niu it iras w:ui ir.Tc.iro salislaction
1 hat he heard them announce the manner of
Whvu fully satisfied that tlie si lliers had
gone, ytiutig Buggies attempted to return into
low ai.ikhtg a loud iioic. Immediately afierj
a light UaVilii d up through the ojietiing, and
timid femalo voice demanded who was there.
Here was a dilemma. Should the young
jooldier reply, he would be exposed; should he
keep silence, a search would be made which
might prove more serious iu its cpusequenees.
What w.i to be done? k sudden mspiratiou
esjisaid biu). :. It was woman's voice, and wo
men are t eldojn steeled to pit v. He Woufd
make !uiu.-elt Ln'ovUr i-i hir,' 'appeal t6 her j
1 1 ti , ... ,
ymiiaiiMjs, and tlirow hitnsell uyon licr uicr-
I ..1.. t. 1 .. :.. - .1. .... . 1 !
mM . iiw v-rto, iii n i iii.r tune. c;uoil
lnted to reassure his Uu Uc-rer, . " be not
alaimed. I am a inem! iu distress, the soil 01
your next neighbor. I um htm ed as a spy by
Jinti-h soldiers, and, if lotind, my life will be
.on'ei.ed. It 3 ou cannot pity me, for God's
ake pity, wy, poor iuo thei , ud -askist me for
herfcer-'- " - '- 1 "
lie preented, hitusvll at-,the vpening, and
boldly descended from the loft, leading dowu
direcvly befor e the young lady, a sweet, beau
u:cl girl ol eighteen, who stood with a light
tu ijer liaiid, aiid ssemed d'uuSb ui motion
less, n ith a coinminglitig of leur, surprise, and
cariosity. 1 he young man continued to speak
as he dci-ccudcd, aud hurriedly went on to
uarr us nil mat bad occurred, Concluding with
tue evarcit ol the sok'iers, aud his escape into
ttie loll above, - - , y
" Thank God, it is in my power to aid you,
sir," were the lirst words ot the girl, spokeu
with a look aud leeiiug ol sy mpatliy that made
the heart" of the young" Soldier 'bouud with
.-.range emotioos. ;.
tue then went on to tell him, tiiat a cousin
row .cw isefecy, about his size and build,
aud loosing uoi unlike l.im, was then on a
visit to tlie iamiiy, having a pass lrora Gener
al Uowe. This pass he had been looking at,
ami by accident, it was in her possession, the
cousin having gone out and forgotteti it.
' Take It ail d tlv. and nuv (Ickti uvi' r-m '
said ; ' I can arrange il with my kinsman.
r Ciia h.ve lost it, and be can easily procure
anjlfief.1 ' " - 1
She hurried him down stairs, throwing a
cloak on his shoulders on the way,, which she
insisted upon his wearing, saying -that it had
belonged to a deceased brother, and he could
return it at any future time. She tlien has
tened to gel tlie pass, winch siie placed in his
hand, aud urged him to go at ouce. . .
lf'I could but see mother for a moment,'
" No, no leave all to me I will explain
all te her go while you can, before it is too
" God in heaven bless you,' sweet lady !"
he said, impulsively seizing her hanJ, aud
touching it Iv his lips ; " I will never forget
The next minute he was gone. He es
caped. And, true to his declaration, he never
did forget the sweet girl who befriended him
iu hia hour of peril. Years after, the honora-j
ble wile of General Kuggles was many a time
heud to tell of her first romantic meeting with
hint she hived, then a hunted fugitive from
ihe Continental aim v. ;
All Sorts of Good Reading.
The White Livered.
Oca exchanges bring us amusing accounts
uf those endeavoring to escape the draft.
fkinie cut their lore finger olf ttie right hand.
Oue mutulaied his hand with a bush-hook
aud tiuatly bled to death. The mau thed his
blood lor his country. Of course he deserves
a monument of lasting tnrne, but we doubt
whether Uncle Sam will givo his heirs any
Deuutv or uuia warrant. Unly sons are aw
fully atlhoted; they lvive innumerable ".'ail-j
Iu Conueoticut "ihcy have out a call for an
r..i,.r nrJ,fl Tb m t.l. .m.
imng surgeon," it is saitL," js O o wded wiih ap
piicaiits. Some abo were never inide a
doctor oihce belorc, arc- now awlully afflict-
trtmely unpleasant sensations at the beat of a''
drum. Others hare a.i iU-overish feeling !
VUt'J TtJif Vvf? rt:.tr$u&tK
Crutch Company haa'iiearK its quota. The
Skedaddle Company "would hare been .over
flowing if iL had not been for the gfabblcrs.
The Weak -kneed Company is already large,
while the White Ft-Rthered is filling up daily
The Brigade will, no doubt, soon be full.
What fhtne and renown i) iu store .for these
heroic patriots! Who would not glory in be
longing to the Invalid Bifgade:
The brigade is commanded by General De
Eility. The staQ'otlic.Ts are very nnmererous
wliilc Colonel Crnie and Major Crutch are
prominent street' officers', in the resruiting
service, just now, but will moffiit their liob
bies as soon as ths brigade is full and takes the
field. Some few have strontr symptoms of
sccesh fever, quite malignant in their own
case.', and to a few has proved catching, and
may prove fatal iu soine instances, it is
thought.. Captain Ago receives none under
forty-five; there is a great rush to hit! quartet 1
while Li. ut. Yo:ing finds many beaux under
eighteen, who are anxious to be eurolled in
his company.' Orderly Trnss. finds a very
large number ruptured in mind, body,, and
courage, hence Lis company L? already over
flowing. Other officers in the various excuse and
shirk departments are rtrtiitiiig successfully,
and at latest accounts lUtle doubt remained of
this splendid, patriotic mid cliivalrous brigade
bei::g one of the largest in the country. Un
der command of so experienced an officer as
Major General DcBility, (world-wide renown
ed for'his success 'over powder and pill), let
the frieiids of tlie Uuioti aud Constitution take
courage; on their banner will be inscribed
"The Terror Strickon Britr.tde." Cleveland
A Terrific Adventure with a Boa Constrictor.
Osk of the nu-ft thrillii.ig incidents whicli
has ever come to our knowledge, occurred a'
few days since in a '"side show" with Van
Ainbm-gh t (Vs Menngcrie, wlierc two enor
motis makes an au;otida and a boa con-
sirieto.-areoncnu.Huo... coin o. me i.ug-
repiile arc kept lu one case wttli a gltss top,
.:- ... .. .! vt :.- . T .1 .1 1
opeioug sh me siue, auo 11m t:epet nuseu-
aeil til I K' ail 01 leeuoi lueiu. woeu ioe
. . 1 :. .1. . . ... ..1 r .1 1 .I.-
(event o-.curred. Ihe longer of the suakes,
1... k... ,.",V'-.;rtt.p ' to tl.t.-tw f'rtr
yjJtt wilOlllkj'lj 11liK.ll vr.i.o ni.iir
long and aslatge aro aid tiie middle as a man's
thigh, had ju-.t swallowed
two rabbits wjicn
the keeper lntroduc-d his arm and body into
the cage for the purpose of reaching a third
to ihe anaconda, at ttie opposite corner. ;
While in this position the boa, not satisfied
with his s'.uiro of ihe rations,, made a spring,
probably with thu intention of securing the
remaining rabbit, but, instead, fastened his
jaws upon, the keeper's hand and, with the
rapidity of lightning, threw thr-c coils around
the poor fellow, thus rendering .him entirely
helpless: His shouts of digress at ' once
brought several men to his assistance, aud
among them, fortunate, was a well-known
show uiaa named Townsend, a inau of great
muscular power, and what was of more im
portance, one who had beeu familiar with the
habit of these repulsive monsters all LU life,
having owned some of the largest ones ever
'brought to this country.
The situation of the keeper was. now peril
ous ia the cxtretac. The first thing 10 be
done v. a3 to uncoil the snake from around
him. but if iu attcmptinj this the reptile should
become ia the least d'rrec nttgercd. he would,
in a second contract with a power sufficient
to crush the life out of an ox. A single quick
convulsion of the criature and tlie keeper'?
soul would be in eternity ! This Townsend
fully understood ; so without, attempting to
disturb the boa's hold upon ihu keeper's hand,
he manage by powerful, ycl extremely cau
tious movements to uncoil the snake without
exciting him, after which, by ihe united ex
ertions of two strong men the jaws were pri
ed open and the man released in a completely
exhausted condition.; The bite of tlie boa
constrictor is, not poisonous, and although the
bitten baud was .immeely swollen the next
day, no serious results were- apprehended.
A more norrow escape from, a most horrible i
death it would be dillicult to imagine. Co? -
nmbus (Ohio) Statesman.
A Itoirv Vih:.ivl't Qihi.- T' r,-rT m Tfri !
House. When Morgan's marauders were
near Mount Sterling, Ky., they plundered
Mr. OUlom (who was then absent) of all his
horses among them a favorite of his daughter
Cornelia. She resisted the thieves, but lo no
avail. She mounted another horse and rode
toward town to give the alarm. The animal
gave out; and she changed to another. Meet
ing tho messenger from Middleton, she urged
him on to Mount Strrlmg with .ill speed,
nucio ill muni VIIUHKI(V, .HISS VyiUOlU i
then proceeded toward home, armed with a
double barreled sliot-gim. On the road she
found the saddle-bags of a secosh officer.
which contained two revolvers. She soon j
camo np with the gang, and ordered ihtm to !
halt, rereeirimr a thief on" her h.w. t. !
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Captain said he would relieve her of the li oub- ;
le of carrying his saddle-bag?. ' She demand- J
lirst to have her horse; aud leveling her j
gun at its rider, said she wotthl fire if he did j
not comply; whereupon the tyhief surrendered I
her favorite steed. When she regained his
back and palted him on - the neck, he gave a
cei'1 ol u,mf3',t-"d triumph and recognition, and
she turned his head homeward -and cantered
off leisiK,y -M if flle weX takinS "-
'nS exercise, ine lacts m urc above are cot
densed from a long narrative ia the Louisvillo !
Jourual of the 4th inrt.
A Vihginia paper rpoi tj that Alexander
while preactnng ja a church iu Wirt
county ' was taken out cf the r.tiln't b7 the 1
rebel bushtvhsckerj and yh'.if. Tite r;c ' w?s
'jfthc chit-:-!. " ' :
Captain WotmusoTON Br.Twatji Two Fin .
Not long since then? arrived at Grafton, Vir
ginia, from this city, a lady calling herself Mrs.
Alfred Worlhington, wife of Captain Worlh
iuglon, of an Oliio regiment, tiieu s'.auoncd at
j Beverly. On the same evetiiug there arrived
at GrafttMi, from the Northwestern roail, aiv-
otlier lady, calling herself Mrs. Alfred Wor Ji
ington as aforesaid. Both of these ladies
were going they said, to see their husband
at Beverly. The peopla about the hotel con
cluded, after many surmises and conjectures,
that one of these ladies Was Captain Worlh
iilgtou's wife, ar.d as he was not aupposed to
be a Mormon, that the oilier was not, and in
(liig tha' people were right. . The wife of Cap
tain Worlhington w hs .had come by way oi
ParVerslxirg, was a gaily dressed, attractive
lady, but not very good looking. Tlie mistress
of Captain Worlhington who cume by way of;
this city, was plainly dressed, unassuming
young woman and good looking. Tlie people
about the hotel supposed that the plainly at
tired and good looking young lady was Cap
tain Worthinglou's wife, and that the gaily
rigged aud rather homely woman waa Lis
mistres, but in this the people were wrong.
The good looking woman had aa eye to busi
ness. She got up early in the morning and
happily sccu.cd a passage ia an ambulance
wagon going to Beverly, and without being
aware that she had slept under the same roof
with another person of the same name, set
out for that village. She reac'uel the village
in time and found Captain Worlhington, who
introduced her to his brother Officers and
friends as his wife. .
Somehow or other, lira, W.irtliington was
detained at Grafton, for. some days, during
wliich lime shs uvs avoided by the guests of
the hotel, and reghrded with suspicion, from
the cause jut staled, and we am not sure
that she entirely escaped insult. At last,
however, (tiial'a a good word,) she was ena
bled to rind room iu an ambulance bound for
Beverly, and set off iix that diricuon. like
gooJ praleaissor ,jlu cltme in
f -m gooJ .. jd
"Seeing the lights of the village
Gleaming through the rain aud the mist.
she thought ol her husband and the joy of
mcfttintr him iri - hia loi!e!r tnt affpr a Tnnfv
o - j ,
abyettce. Siie repaired to Captain Worthing-
ton's quarters and found that gentleman ab
sent, but discovered instead, a good looking,
plainly got tip voting woman, whereat ' she
was much astonished. Mrs. W. ask the
young woman t identify herself. "The young
woman - said she was the wiiu to Captain
Worlhington where upon Min. Worlhington
made known that the was ashamed to say
that she herself, in an evil hour, had been in
duced to place herself in that relation to the
Captain, and proceeded to denounce the voting
woman as one whom Solomon would have
called a strange woman. About this time
CapL Worthingcon came in, and seeing in a
tuoBienl that he was in for it, beat a hasty re
treat. The nice young woman gathered up
her Ira;-, and iu less time than il has taken
us to writo tlie "ewer trae tale," was on her
way back to Grafton in the same ambulance
which had brought Mrs. Worthington to Bev
erly and herself to the Captain to grief. But
Mrs. Worthington was all that her dress and
bearing denoted her, and instead of being sat
isfied with the young woman's departure, in
formed the Colonel of the regiment of all that
Iiad occurred, and after effectually exposing
her husband, and denouncing Irim ae a dis
grace to the uniform he wore, put back after
the nice young woman, whom she threatened
toeat np alive and then apply for a divorce.
Wheeling IufeJiijencer. '-' '
"Exempt by Reason of Physical Disability."
" . itt rtifi iiiv 1. mtuii, t iiii ui? iv
tjic giant's breas, where the grat heart and
j,nigs r0tild be heard like a mighty forge weld
ed jng health and turning out blood and vitality,
Well sir, you are just the man we want,
then!'' ' Hero's ywir certificite!"
A few days ago a great stalwart fellow was
bantered into au enlistment office not a thou
sand miles from .Wisconsin street. He pre
sented as complete a picture of health as na
ture (who has had so much practice at the
work) can got up. In answer to the inquiries
of tlie Surgeoti, he proved to be the identical .
fellow who had all ihe iils thai flesh was heir
" Have you ever had fi
il ths Sur-
Vcs sir" "
' What kino?"
"All kinds." . ;
" Have yoa over had ihe ile!-,?"
;' Yes sir." . .
." The piles:"
" Yes sir."
'' A badcuu.;h'i"
u Yes sir." '".'..
,: Yes sir."'
" Trublcd with the Asthma, a little ain't
"And the liver complaiair"
And do yoa sometimes faiat from weak-
. i,-5,?,'. . , .. .. ... . . . .
The look of well mixed horror 'and aston-'
ishment. that followed would have baffled au I
artist to paint.'- Xfitieattkee Sb".tinl j
M a late speech in Bockville, Indiana, lix-!"
Govemor Wright was speaking of the propri-
et ofPutti'1" tIw lll-'Sr( hl lhe war to do tlie
drudgery ana to save our solders Jrom the
.Vl.l ...,1 l,..-..,t. A r
Uiieiiea auu utir.ui.?. a vj n, . ii-. .Mi ienio-
oral ia the crowd cried out " We have cuouirh :
white raea to fiaish tho war.
white raea to fr.iLh U:o war.'- ''. Yess," said '
the Govern)- ' we have white men. bat thev :
r.re not r.!! of tho riht :or'," L'sit copper- !
' " :
StiAKr. "Graudmn, di you know why J
enn sec ti?r ia the sky so far?'' asked Charje,
a little four year old, of the vc:ierabte lady
wli sat bo the piazza knitting.
No, my dean whrrt isj ilf replied grsud-
ma, bending her eyp, asrer In eatch and i-
aioinbet-t!'. wise saj iug of the precious little
'Because tiicie i uulkLig .ia t'je tray. -
And tiie yeuug p!.i!oopher resumed hia as-
tronomical aearch, and grandma her knitting.
Eaailt AsRASoaii. The Cleveland, riaiu-
deaior is responsible fr tlie followmgr
OoTenior Tod h frequently importuned by
various people to procure them exemption
frenj military dttty- think mfl ondouUtwriy.
that being Governor, Le i ali powerfuL The
other day, an old lady botween f.f'y and sixty
vears of age. entered the Governor's ofTicer,
and made an effort to induce that personage
to exempt her busbemf from ths draft. Mr.
Tod looked at hot nu. iua'.aul, aud then ex
claimed: , . ' . . '
"WhyKt'ae old kcutlerrui; is exe:npt, isn't
he?" " '
" Ah, but Le arev.'t ' an 'M gmtlem inl' '-'
added the applicant; " he's onlv tLirtv-EvBi"
" In that case,'' said the Goren:ar, ''I can't f
do anything for him. But I'll fell yon what f
I'll do in case he's drafted and gets killed I
will marry you mysehl'' : ';.
This seemed to satisfy tiie old lady, and siie
accordingly departed. .: .
The Darkey and his Bride--"A Bomaunt."
A "iotht time ago we printed at this office
a hand-bill setting forth that a certain mulatto,
recently released from the Ohio Penitentiary,
bail stolen a horse from' tlie viewty of North
Lewisburg, Champaign county, Ohio, and that
on the same Rih-t ho hail been joined, some
where near Pjckereltown, by a wiiito man's
wife, and that they had. " skecdadHed.'' (the
female institution dressed in male attire) on a
noneytnoou txcuruu to parts, at Hutt lime, j
But the course of true lore nerer di 1 run
smooth," ami probably never will. ' Albeit, a
fr nighh, ago, an " Intelligent contraband,''
accompanied by a units boy, demanded lodg-
mZ at a hotel m Eoundhead, Hordis coanty,
Ohto. ... Tho night being far advanced, and -the
hotel being closed, the proinetor poked hts
nead ont 0! an upper story window, ar;d in
the most hospitable manner," informed the
loving twain that they couM occupy room
No.' 1, in the hay -mow. ' 1
"Which tiler accbrdinglv did." .
Tliffv took ar tlwir line of march oa 'the
following morning, but had Sot proceeded fu
till they discavera J a posse in pursuit of them;
whereupon the negro seised Lis " white boy"
by the hand, and- away they went on the
,!.,.:.... tj .., r. :..,t
cdoe;3 of tlie female gender- the gfi! "gtu j
out." Here was an emergency that cbaHong-1
ed the highest heroism. How was it met V
By cowardly hesitation, or igaomiijicuj flight
and abandonment? No, sir nary ti;e. The
soul of that ,: intelligent conirahand" aro.-e
with tlie occasion, and wiih a self sacrificing
devotion which would have iranported Gree
ley to the seventh abolition heaven of delight
he took Lis darling in his arm, and with all
the cuergy of high aud admirable reuoii e,
rushed swiftly away. .; ; ,
But tlwre is a h'uiii to rooral achieToroont !
Man, even though colored, can not Sy; nor
is his speed accelerjlcd by a burd.-;:, even i'
that bur Jen be the precious avoird-.'poi? 0;
'lovely woman.'" And so it caae to pas that
the hero of (his little narrative soon perceived
that his las desperate chance was to " sq'iare
off,' t ud risk " a general engagement" He
therefore resolutely diew. hfs coat and pre
pared for the unequal conflict " The enemy
came up ia front aud rear, and pretty soon
outflanked and surrounded him. There was
110 opportunity tor a "change of base," or the
cover of a gtmboat, and so being knocked
down, aud threatened with annihilation, there
was no alternative left for an intelU'jtut con
traband, but to surrender 03 compulsion,
which lie accordingly did ' .with his usual
At tl is juncture tho undying devotion of
woman shone upon the tragic scene iu all its
glorious eilulgeiiee.' Th; ?tcrri path of his
tory was brightened by tho soft sweet light
of romance. : Truly, indeed, has thti poet said,
' it tak&j the vimuieUj" )or slia of ti:u story.
seeing her " truy lorycr ' at the mercy of his
ciptors, implored them to kill her, and spare
the contraband, The heartless reply was,
that they had no killing tools along with them,
whieli was all that prevented thcrn fivm kill-
ir.g him ;ind her too.
They are now in ottr county jaiT, playing
checkers with their " various" uses ;- lr.it the
strangest part of the story is yet b be told,
The woman a first, husband, ( not colored;
'villi an affection atronire.- than death, and
twice as suhlim, is now negotiating fjr a rc-
..i: t-.iii 4 .; - 1. T
uiru to uis ooaru anu oosom or uie ia,se one
iu questirii. Should he succeed in th
ly aud High rouied etidcaror, as lie probably
i!l, wc hope they miy have a gay old time ;
iu pulling each oilier hair, aiMlainiJar amuse-
meats, till a friendly stieak uf greased light-;
nitig is sent to their relief. - '., ,
0 kmporn ! 0 mores I 'Loqan G izr'A- :
An" IsciDBtrr. We heard a soMr from the
Peninsula the other jlav r-dato the following:
While on picket ('J'y the other day I wn
to a anriinr nf wafr lfar a drink. While thp.-e 1
a horseman ro-Je up and asked mc fcr a drink.
He wore a common blouse without shoulder j
ctraps or any mark of rank, and a thick slouch-
I filled my canteen and handed it to ;
mm. After, cfnukja,
he asked me how I !
liked soluieiins. First rate." said I
for yr said he, and rt-1.?- slow'y
v n,;i M-Cl-II: :i.
The President's Letter.
Whk.v tlie very originst idea of addrauiBij
iu the cjlumns of tlie New York Tribune a
letter t President Lincoln, ia the turns cd
by tlie anthority of ." twenty mjiliens." ot tlie
American people, entered the Levi of Abr.
Horace Greely, we aippoe he had little idea
that his communication, if ever roacljnj'th
eye of his distmptisuel corrnspondoR, waviltf
receive frora the orresjtondeiit the. bxuior cf
a response. S' i.U less could ho have expert
'ed-ot wished that that response shovdd be of
a nature to give so much movtsjitisfsction to
the " tiTon'y millions," of loyal men ia whose
behalf he astumei to speak, than be, their
self-elected orzan. is likely to End to it. ' "W e
hope, however, that when 3Jr. G.-eo'.y -h
duly pondered the pilhy sentence of the
Piesidenl' letter he wUI be able. torejota, If
he proposes to continue the : correptindeooB,
iti a spirit which shall be'sligbCy L" rrcg
anr, dictatorial, and aciLnoni'JUs. Twenty
miinons"' of his countrymen her a rigtit t
claim this at his hand, in lefev5ce t th
high office whose incumbent he veotttres U
arraigt: before tlie bar of public oniuijel ia
their nam .Vet iVt " :
"Not Dead Yet.
, Two rather singla ciuea of. f erTiirka'Jj e
cape fioai Uvuig burial are wvited as having
occurred Ta'jsequent ta the,' battle of fair
Oaks. The body of a colonel was found 00
the field and brought ia. Axrangetcents
were made for embalming iL- The proee-m
includes the use of gal van ram. The shock
was given. To the astonishment of all tee
colocel rose and walked fix tlv. Tlie other cac
wm also thai of a colonel who was fonnd on
th; Ceid. In delerence to bis 'rack he wst
bronht to the ho.pita! and hud among- the
J-ad. His friends prepareil to give bin a
decent burial, aud were shoot t carry the
hod? w,iea coUiel rdU'si 0Ver
lu tones more Utte liosi oi a man wi- uian
deadj-called out: ' Ben, Ji)hn, whr. is b
whUty flak 1"- Cor. ; .. : ;. .
gj, I5oT Ko 1 Sam. my mother sars
vo.lr dftd-8 diut Lii ;WUj0 - uni
l,,Ta jq tke c.fM; t0 pretend te b away
fur ;w wa !me lo go to l5je V4r- . f
Smau Eot 2. No he haiul'neitlier.
riels only shut all the winders up cn account
of the draft. MdiPaulM Scr.tin'i. '
Tas Merapliis Uaion Appeal, sov: - . ;
The murdering of Gea. IcCook by a guer
. 1 ii'a baud, at S.detn, Alu. will only fire the
enthusiasm of the 600.000 fresh w
are coming down under the Sure aud Stripes,
to defend the banner of the Uuioa against any
ml every fee. -r
.To whid: we say Taxi's s - '
. ' ''
roRTCNArit Tow-! The ' Baudot Whig
names 01. e town, Orono, iu Maine, which has
already furnished 135 men for the War, and,
strange to tell, not one of them all ha beeu
killed in battle or died of disease. We Ie not
believe another parallel ease of escape t ota
death, can be named iu the whole country.
Tas women of Georgia have furnished the
funds for building the formidable iron-piat&d
ram at Sarannah, which is cow std to) be
finished, and is expected to visit the neighbor
hood of Fort Pulaski and our fleet. Dennis,
we rjppose, would cj! female Tm.rBuf.
Cjm, ' . ... , -
irust it te called a nun, whether pr iol
Sav ewe. Lhiro:t Tffrx. . . ; ,
Is a recent mu iber the London Times pre
dicts ; firs', tliat we can never raise three htttt
drcd thousand mora volunteers ; and second,
that a draft " will only be talked oL" Itmay
interest the prophetic Times to know that our
three hundred thousaud more volaateera. r
already been raised, and that a draft ha al
ready beeu ordered.. Try again.
Arcubkhop HtjG&M preached a- strergiy
patriotic sermon-iu New York on Sunday.
He is fur the suppression oi the retwiikm sod
for tlie cirrpioyment of the most efficient
means to put it down. He think another
levy cf 300,000 mea o tjht at ous ta b
oade. . . .
In the Michigan regiment that fought so
gallantly at Baton Bougo, was a sergeant of
a company who was famous, at bona of hi
enthaastic political suprort of Eretkiuriihje.
Just before the battle commenced at tha
very moment, indeed, ths rebel Unas wsr
seen emerging through the mb. soma oce
sang out, " ScrgeaDt Jobs.'', r awat two ari l .
utes and a halt yea will have the pleasure of
seeing your favorite candidate fur. the Presi
dency." Atio Orleans Leti:r.
Tut Cinciiiaa'i Gazette say that Cot report
hut Governor Tod has received a diplch
frora the Secretary ol War, that uo substt'.ales
will be allowed for persons who may be draft
ed, probably has for its ftnadatwa that the
Seereturv ici'oi med Go. To-j that tie substv-
)",.. ,--t,;, Ii i.aT.-befu furnislttid as voluntcei
RIJ1 -K fub
.,;.i;,cs for w!lo Kia.-.U dra!.d.
The Government and the Newspapers.
We do net expect to live loag cnongh ta
see a Government which know how to deal
with tne puohc rress. ihe oc!.-U portioi
of mankind seetn lo be divided into two clash
es one class regards the press as a wild beat;
10 be hunted and hurried by every svailabio
weaoon. and the other as a power.tu tCCSSUr,
to be appeased by sycophancy and toadyiilf ,
Both may possibly find, i:i rpecific cascJ
grounds lor tiieir opinions. B-Jt it seems a
little singular tiiat. m a free coaL,iry, av.r.g
under rep-.ii.ican lasttlutioiiy, men ia power
should t unacie to form any me.e just ef ..-
mate 0. the pub.x I : ci", a a wco..
mate 0. Us pcb.tc
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