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The Perils or remale offiee-seek-
How It is Dono.'i
From the Richmond (Ky.) Rcgipter. t '
The way in. which , Federal
office holders rapidly .acquire forj
tunes is well illustrated in' the
tca.e of Mr. Thomas Yilliam9,T
i National Bank Examiner, who
was in this place a few days since.
Mr. Williams receives his ap
pointment from the Government
and resides at Washington City
He has the hanks in several States
as a district over which he exer
cises an examiner's watchlul care,
and which he visits a stated num
ber of times during the' year, His
8erv:ces are paid lor at the rate of
five dollars per day, and two dol
lars for every twenty five miles he
is. compelled . to travel in ofdtjf t$
reacn any bank witnin me scope
of his .tenitory. On Friday ..he
closed his labors at Lexington, and
the following day came,. fo Rich
mond. The distance is' twenty
five, miles, and for this he was en
titled to two dollars, the regular
fare by' 6tage His 'dutiesl, here
with three JNational banks re
quired his actual labor only on
Friday and Saturday i which, at
fiT&.dollars a. daj gve.Jam eni
dollars, and this mileage would
understands the routine.
not to do it, and thereby f P518fi tempted iq
au,uw"k uwjr. her waist.-, che resented :; the iu
making out nis cnarges nguinsc u .. wh said.. "Excuse me.
madam, but vou are tne nana-
t w -
TIIIi: PASSING BELL.
"Wait till my Senator COines," tin limes of old, when a" summons
h . ri.wr,rof , Came to a soul from God,
gaiO-a fasttskyoungjaUyUJlyi&.j And Death, like a, ghostly presence ,
er dav iriWshin2ton,-,"jind . you iThe sick man'a charaTier trod-w- i h -
Jusl when the last - breath fluttered'' tViv
will soon sid' me holding a $(J00
nosition.in-the Treasury." .-"Bat
it ii s4Ict, remarked ail ncdinrf
tance, "that t lady runs a great
risk, of being grossly insulted iii
soliciting 'the ' friendly office bfl
Congressmen--in fact that they
require the promise of a quid pro
quo for all their services' ".That
may all be very truef''( replied the
young lady; . "but,.: what. ,'great
harmr.isi there in- civinc n.r halh
pibmiHe ' and '.then , forgetfingati.
about it when once you get into
office? inTlmt Idaighti ibea; jwftq
method of procedure in the case of
young Tadies Of a 'certain class5
but it would scarcely be.yabJe,
m a majority ot cases fAyoung
and ; uhfl"'' looking', "teamed n1ddy
vv e n t t o ' a Se n a tor, 1 as t wi n t er,
to ask his intercessien-m 1 the Jirre
of an; officepderUnclf? .Sam.!
After a liltle"coaversationy i qi-,
rig. Which- thft,SiU'tb 1 salVby," the
lady 8.-. eioe fiu tne :. sola, -in
1'reKbyterian, FayetteTillc services ev
ery Sabbath at 10:30 and at night; Rev Geo
Hall, pastor; Sunday fcchool at 8 ah. ' v
jueuioaisi services every . oaooam ti
10:;U and at night; Kev T 11 Fisher, pastor;
Sunday school at 8 o'clock.
Cumberland Ptefibvtcrian services everv
Sabbath at 10:30 and at night; Kev C V Du
vall, aHtor; Sunday school at 8. -
Methodist, Flyntville services 1st Sab
bath in each month at 11 and night; Rev W
A Gill, preacher in charge; Sunday school
t.- ... '' .
Union Church, Pleasant Plains services
1st Sabbath each month at 11 and night by
the Methodists; Rev Mr Barbara, preacher
n charge 2nd and -llh Sabbath' each month
at 11 by the Associate "eformed Presbyteri
ans, Hav J B Muse, pastor. Union Sun
day school at 9.
A 11 Presbyterian, New Hope, services 1st
and 3rd Sabbaths at 11; Bethel, 2nd and
4th Sabbaths at 11 Rev A S Sloan, pastor.
Methodist, Mulberry services 3rd Sun
day in each month at 11 o'clock and every
Sunday iiigbt; ItcvWJCollier, pastor; Sun
day School at 9.
Cumberland Presbyterian services 4th
Sunday tach month at 11 o'clock a ji and at
n'ght; HevMrMorris,pastor;Sabbatb school 9
. Baptist, Mulberry cnurch. session Sat
urday before 1st Sabbath in each month;
services 1st Sabbath at 11; Rev A Van Uoose
pastor; Sabbath school at 9.
United Presbyterian, Lincoln services
every Sabbath at 11:15 a m; Rev J.W Wait,
jiasior; Sunday school at 10.
Methodist, Shady Grove, (Shelton's
creek) services 4th Sabbath in ea:h month
at 11 o'clock; Rev GLByrum, preacher in ch
Liberty Grove services 2nd Sabbath at
Ham; Rev A Gill, preacher in charge.
Cumberland Presbyterian, Oak Grove,
(near Flyntville) services 4th Sabbath in
each month at 11 o'clock; Rev A W Suth
Presbyterian, Unity, on the .Petersburg
road, G miles North of Fayetteville, 1st and
3rd Sabbaths in each month also Swan
Creek Church, 2nd and 4th Sabbaths in each
month; Rev I P Osborne, pastor.
Cumberland Presbyterian, Cane Creek, on
Fishing Ford road, 5 miles North of Fay
cttevil!, 2nd and 4th Sabbaths each mouth;
Kev J B Tigert, pastor.
Methodist, Oak tiill services 4th Sab
bath each month at 10 o'clock. js .
Cumberlend Presbyterian Rev N D Craw
ford, pastor. ' ; '' ' i "
Presbyterian, Petersburg services 1st
and 3rd Sabbaths at 10 a n and night; Re v
Allen Voods, pastor.
Methodist-servics 2nl Sabbath at ft) a
m; Uev w .u L-owery, r J. ... '
' Cumberland Presbyterianservices 4th
Sabbath at 10 a : Iter 3 B Tigert, pastor;
Union Sunday' school nt 2 r if every Sab
bath; prayer meeting Wednesday night.
Mt. flermon, Flintville circuitsei vices
3rd Sabbath and preceding, jSaUrday; Rcj
W 'A (ill. "preacher in jtiargu 'f - ) 1
"Maccdonia.Flinttille circuit serticcs 4th
Pabbath and precediug -Saturday; Rev W.A
Gill, preacher in charge," r
somestJadv I ever' saw." "I did
not come" here for" compliments,'
ehe replied ;but jto regue your
aid in gettingme employment.
If you.-caonot help me, I .will go to
seeing Bthenmi.stake he
the banks for the amount actually
due him, he counts his mileage
at the rate stated for the whole
distance from Washington; jCitj rto
Richmond for thre separate trips,
or one to ' each z bank; And in
place of twelve, dollars he jepejyesjger
or one uay a wurK it iiuHurtni
and lilty dollars, iruly this a :Senator
glorious uovernment oi.ours, an , d mftfe, proceeded to back x;-
me suiipni, jjic; yit u'luy : nnd ....promised to do. e very
office under Grant. Is it singular, ' m irf his pnwer. 'to'' secure her
then, that all the office-holders in; the 0rce. ;He;never" succeeded
the land are equalling lor a third 'gimply because , he never tnVd,
'erm .i : '-.1 after ascertaining the metal of th
! applicant; and the hopelessness of
' ' ' ! o' tiinsf fr - h?a n-im ' It isi imnpr.
Fiom the Po,Wo ai.en.,n.Ie.ry.:(, tlint mem-
Two of the witnesses cgf lie Co e83tZ( Cn(1 plenty of
testimony m such a manner. ,a im 6 iridte rV ,amon the
to cast -evere reflections . "X)ier;alQ office seekers,' hich ' ac
each other s veracity. After nn. rr th. r t thf 1h rpni.
t i t:,,.'f . . ,v" " --r-
iiiey iiaii yit.n lucn. .cviucuivm
tliey adjourned outside, and, af
ter a lively dispute, concluded
that the best way. .to establish
their 'several claims ; to truth,
would be to fight the matter out
in good. . old-fashioned, rpugh'-and-tumble-style.'
they went, and just as II." C,
Thatcher ,was addressing',, the'
.jury, somebody yelled "fight,"
and out ran the Constable, khd
jurors, despite the remonstran
ces of the Court and attorney
the latter, having just arrived
from the States, being decided
ly astonished at the a brunt de
parture of those "peers" '.upon
whom he had been lavishing the
flowers of rhetoric.; The sOOOO
outside of the -court-house was
a curious one. , ..One of jthc.pu-
o-ilicte nhh mi ton w.i n.
friend of Constable Joe - Cox
and that"w5ffhy Vv.ould cidjlt:
tation'of many of the female em
ployees in the departments Js far
Irora enviable. , . ,.
; "-A Mrs.-" IjeFever, . said to be
extremely, handsome and lascH'
natfng, Iecturetl ih';Wa'shington,
the other evening, and advanced;
the "Woodhiilf theories abdiit so
cial affaiis Jni very radical way.
She' nttrred J some very plain
languageafidnhe' lad ies-lvh or
were present blushingH ret1 re'd J
but the UongressraenjeinaJnCd
; Over the lips of clay,
The bell in the old church tower
Bade all men pause and pray,
For a human soul was passing
' ft-qm earthly things away. , , , ,
i f' i f' f. Ii . 1'.
Iaft'-faricy the iower mow4nf
j Among the tall, green grass.
And hear them singing blithely
As the busy hours pass.
And then the song they are singing
topskoi't&UJi&.SQLum toll, f,
Of tlrf ell, jieft. ngfi froii 1ire---!
TheTtftell of a'passiflg-SouV ---
I can see two lovers standing
Alonoat th f ardea ate .
ForgetfuTof 'death an8 drio '
" As the.summer night grows late.
Suddelv out! in the silencer n?? n?rC
And they pray that for him who is
; The future may all be -well.
AVhai-A weird and W)lemn.waxnin,r
! Of ilrecoiBmeofAlifil Ml
Must have been Ihe telCs d6ep tolfihg,
As it broke on the reveler's hall!
TJfi&taejbf;rth.-jr f.Puu,i.BPfT .S5'Ij
Of prince or of peasant poor
Jjike the voice of God, repeating
i That Death was at eaxh man's door.
v . For the Fayetteville Observer.-'
Natural Tendency of Re-
.:!! jMi.u.i publics,:. :
' ! ! ! f BY- R. 3Ii niBBETT.' -
The deluded imaginations of
ftiankind "have" ofiten' induced
them,' in -quest of freedom of
thought and action,' to adoj3tf a
Republican form of 1 govern
,! In'" the application ' 'df - their
principles' to 4 the fulfilment -of
their ?rirpbse,'"they ' have !; es-i
idved' all the means that human
reason could suirirest or earthlv
sklll 'device in-order to' tiieet the
uation',rattd'-'at the same litoej
oith& stability of their'1 struc-
fute7't6' JroVidd against "future
w coutinsfenciesJ ;J ' The nrODara-
ayms tion' ' ot knowledge," '"indeed
: Be'erris,,ohaVe'!,irivhriablv 'eii-
j it j i
iJYae.l'ie.o.yi.-JWRe custom, r
jJlt'K'buldVeeniV h"n? vierff-i-i
That all the world was praying
gendered -ahdr' fostered the' de
sife5 . for this form'', of ?g6verri
rndfif, ''but never yet li s this dif
fusion becomeso thorough us t6
produce1 a result 'in ariy l way
commensurate with the expec-
queainea to'u at-various pe"-'
WMi veye yf i.th- iia,ng 10j iodfe theirjjdea& of t perfect.fdtm
1 ;.T7 r -Jf.u bh of Rpurjlican: government, yet
A Lady s Remarkable hm this 'perfectioif existed ron1y
ijeathBed Requefiti J in "tbeif f imaginktioTis; and - the
juiomis oi jriaioine uyeiv it-
A Corpse arrayed in a Ball Dress latltis of Baeon the Utopia of
and Pkotographcd iu a Life- bir lhomasjloore.and Oceana of
' '. Xike Position;.' -! T Harringrton still remain as noth-
" Ffom the' New York- SuV ' 1 ' '
Mrs. Lowden, who died re
cen'tly, jn College Avenue'; Mil name'.
that part of the city formerly - Heroic nations, inspired with
known as Mott Haven,' made a ihe love of freedom, have sha
sinular request on her . death- ken off the yoke of regal op
bed. She was passionately fond pressioh nnd stood forth as the
of dancing, -and her, death was champion of these principles,
hastened by an overindulgence yet' they have obtained but a
in that amusement.' "When she momentary relief, and the Re-
realized that she' was about to publics of Athens, of Carthage,
die, she requested that her re- of Rome, have proved the pyre
mains -micnt ue lam omoua oi a ionaea-ior iiDei ry ana tne
ing, and have never yet obtained
board instead of in a coffin, and
that she should be'drpgse.in her
new ball. dress of flesh-colored
satin; witli white slippers. She
also asked that a fashionable
steps to a gi ant's throne.
Deliberative assemblies, com
posed of intellects of undobted
capacity and animated by ah
Unimpeachable zeal have, alter
hairdresser should be employed, mature reflection, .phoseu ...this
to dress her hair in the latest
style; ainl that her;head should
be turned to'one side after death,
to" show the hair to advantage.
Her desirei was complied: with,
as a proper form of government
for a 'free people, yet in this,
alas! can they not CYy'EureJca !
and the "best government the
4votld has ever $cen, is now sink
.1' : v.
"Banditti piihch'-Js ad vertis
by .the'2$"ew,H! Orleans' saloon
keeper," and a whefi gentleman
wants ,-friead .trj" drink -with
him his invitation thus ex
Xi&&(fifijfa$ !,yon, ;afraid
'IlhTn eild :iyfcr8,jVm v u ot
alikU! 5ind;th6 ntvrd proceed'to
tid "5 the 1 peace IV ;and j The
jing down,iie Avouln ! coffkt
Cincinnati Commercial s
cofreSrK)ndence Jvom '!5f,hv1 He
; M.xll llrootoiry'-
Fayctteville Post-Offlce. '
Railroad-i-leaves 'every day except Sun
day at 6 a. M.; viTivr! at 5 i. m.'.-Supplies
th following offices:. Kelso; Lincoln, Flynt
villa, Oregon," George's Store,' Elora, Hunt's
Bution, Salem, Winchester and Decherd. .
Shelby villc stage arrives Monday,Wcd
nesday and raday.&t 10 . M.; leaves same
days at it. if. ' Supplies Mulbeny, Jjynch
fcurg, Bconeyille, CountLine, Shelbyville.
Iluntsvill8Lstag'-leaves . Monday "and
Thursday at i a. lc; arrives Tuesday and
Friday at' 4 f. m. Supplies Goshen, Hazle
Green, Meridian villc and HuntevilU.
Khelbyville fcorse leavei Mondays and
Thursdays at 9 A. arrives Tuesday and
Friday at 1 r. v.. Supplies Norris Creek,
Chestnut Uidgc,TUv.tharne and Shelby viae.
Pulaski horse arrives evcrv Friday at 12
M.J lttrcsjaniedayBtl2i30.f Supp!e?Cy
rutton, Uouns .HilC Millvillo, P.sgab, lrad
ahaw and l'ulaski. . .
Blanche horso leaves every Friday at
8 a. ii.;. arrives Saturday at 3 r.. : Sup
plies Camargo, Molino and Blanche.
Money Orders can bo obtained at this of
fice npon post offices in all parts ef the U
nited States. A list of Money Order offices
may a aecn on application. . Hates of coui
mimion fr Money Orders arc m follows:
Not exceeding f 10. . . ..... .!...'.. 5 cents
Over 10 tod Hot exceeding f 20. . . ; 10 . do
do Jf) do do 30.. ..15 do '
d SO ' do do 40.... 20 do
o 40 d do 50 Zi d
... . . , -.-!,. , vv. .
,ay to his inend iir a lo w: wne;tat h&uh ptcasor
"Give him lll'. lhis state of Hbn jeff s,,J)av(1.for, Senator,
allairs.continuea lor some time, ;n he-TennesseeM,'Ti?trreratir0:
uutil finally .Joe s : friend waa
turned by" his' antagonist; 1 and
then it occurred to," Joseph
that he ouht to put an end
to this outfa'geonsr.violation
of the dignity' of thc;Omrt Kd
the peace and quiet of jihu com
munity. . Accordingly, he called
upon George Chapman, who
was standings byvtol prt the
combatants, which George, pro-r
ceeded to do, though s6verni of 1
the juH'iwcreso-disgtiste'Ll at
the abrupt termination ' of thnj
fun that they' pulled off their
coats and threateiied to thrasUJ
him for hia efforts in discharg
ing his duty as a citizen... , . rt, -
' At Douay, France, a man hB
juatbeen tried for "violatiani of a,
sepulchre," because he poured half j
a glass oi . giu; -on.: u comutuc
grave, - having - previously wal
lowed the other'" half; It 1 had
been loner previously, agreed ; be
tween them that they should take
was, given, by .j son, of a,i pdei'
al general, and Hha voters him
self Was irficlJmoi 'jrmy:;du
ring.tlie war ,! . .tri: i ;
r A' !V tiling 'm ah has bee"ri arres-
1 1 eel in ?y e w rXprk rfor . sleep i iig
in ; a ; Btnndiu,g,i i position! - He
would;, tstandon ' the ht fee i for
hours at a stretch, with his eyes
closedi'and not move a' muscle.
n is nereaiiary. rjiis.iainer. was
policeman. '' - ,
IXTIiq Burlington Hawkeye re-1
marks ' that,fATidrew Johnson,
will always be a candidate for
something rwhie he, lives, and
when Jib finds thit ho is to. die he
will want toj-un for Coroner.
Avformont woman broke an
octiuibus ' driver's nose at one
bldty, anVh'Ya3uon, Her . waj;
ia w iuecj.cure.i CBtauiisnmeni?
and supposed to be in a idying
condition at that.r' '
a glass together in that way.
The . Illinois legislature .con
demns Grant for- upholding -the
Kelloffff government and eppeciaU
Iv for sending' troops to interfere!
with the. Louisiana legislature.'
excepting that a casket was sub- ing around the edifice that con
stituted lor , the. board. , -Aiieu tamed the convention ot ITbi.
the,r5m"ains"Nyerf frj-aycdoMhej ,'v:Seeing;-theii;:fhat Athdns had
grave, tne corpse was pinceu in ner desior, ami itome her ii.m-
a chair, .then head tjm nc.(l to4-one peror, we ask have we not cause
side in a life-like position, and to1 -apprehend lest America hiust
tlif "picture was perpetitated'fn hare herVlrctaf or? 1 ' " ' ' '
a 4 V)hot'oriapli : ' The cicum-' --Trolh the Miiid old lbaid or
stance of he-; malUng,suchwa re- Scici s':;f ocky 1 isle? 11 ' we" have
auest drew" a larke number of the expression that'r"flic 'rule
curiosity c0kersK167tlfe' fune
in addition to' the mourners. .r from thcofalleHiii A Kg 1 science
church in Mntclair, Isew Jersey,
of "politics we haethe English
fQhjsrjiQUQUeAveci as tnei mt
ror of political liberty ,"and Iron
Davy ut Cn uruh 6 hold hr. hctse cdmpletiori - AVhy 'such ndecfa
whUe'sfVeUisded'.ra rdTibnaVaEfiltwhy $tjchxpei'1-
ing. The'horse refired.iipd j?roke 1 cnceishQuld 4his - deli
Church's U&TQltf&Pvt'p, gV.e-f tate planti-eftiSe to rrow,".cltft-
himV;bekeff aird2 er on the balmy, shores ot the
The doctor's .bjH.-was 860, Mrs. Medittranein,'jorfth'inow-
Davy refused to pay itrXhe jury fieiyiofifhc (Xoillienf bceiin
awardedbvfft.OOjjfl and BaUic'err, on be yerdant
whilelr?huchw4 ?.Mi,ftier- plopesirof Mexico or ' the- icy
way boms from CotirHhe feUpnthe .plgiks bf.tht
ice and broke her ' inn;
Mile. Grahvil lei' who is some
what ffoimidablj described, as
"the l.ady: with jaws of iron anil
teeth of steel, is how perform
ing at 'the Palace Amphitheater
in $aftFrancfscT3.: TlHHri flA
Not.a;b siory' coin esf frp'm.l he
Savage club, Loudon, but it does
not seem clea'who made th1? jqe.
A ."Savage" was standing on the
steps at Evans' hotel,' Covent Gar
den, where the club is1 now loca
ted, when a gentleman came up
to him" and asked him. if there was
'agentlemah with. one eye named'
Walker in the club.' ' "T don't
know," responded the "savage;
wwht was the name ot his other
eye?" - -
A couple of neighbors were
60 inimical that theyi would not
speak to each other ; but one of
them, having been on Verted at
a camp meeting, on seeing f his
former enemy, held out hisjhaiid,
saying: "How d'ye do, Kemp2
I am huoible enough to shake
hands with a dog."
Forty-seTfcn .Georgia' gih
hdusei have' bceii "burncd hice
, September.'- '' ' ; -f- '
le Great ILakes and
Sr. Lawrence? fl .Why refuse to
b'ioohl in he '"contracted States
of Greece and Italv, and also
.on the . expansive plains of A
merica, where its brandies en
joy the' breezes' of every 'clime
and its roots ramify . through
every variety of soil, and taste
alike the, waters of the Pacific
From this we at least see that
we intlst seek elsew here ; for the
caise of its-hcretofore rapid de
clension than to) .'the climate in
which it is placed or the extent
of space it has for development.
The great extent of space en
joyed by the American Repub
lic, or, to use his own words,
"the enlargement of the orbit,"
is mentioned by Alex. Hamil
ton as one of the circumstances
tending to its superiority over
those of the ancients. In sup
port of these views he has pro
duced the authority of Montes
quieu in favor of & Confederate
Republic, notwithstanding the
latter's repeated declarations of
the necessity of a "contracted
territory - for a Republican
government." To; 'accuse ...the
great political critic of incon
sistency would be presumption:
to assert that he was misunder
stood, by , Hamilton, might be
equalfolly ..- -t;.,..,
vThe explanation to this seem
ing contradiction must lie in the
dilferepce, between a Republic
proper aud a. Confederated Re-
.pubJic, and in the result . flowr
lng.lrpnithia pinerence,. accord
jr.g to the learned pHtiQ, lies i the
great 'esierfltuyi for,-, theperV
lectiop . ,: ot a j,popular.;. iorm , of
government here., is ,the j load
star oi.jSepubljcanisiiij.it is here
.we slrajl.find the grand. cnlmina-
tiona't fnopular,, uvstitutions.r
.Th a flifferpnce itself mijs be pim
ply such.AS.anses.irQxri the.eonr-
;f4eatipn ,or, 'association,.,' The
oejiciai.resmi as ue .-CQnceives
-them flqipg:;froui: this ,differr
,cnce :;;are ..maijic ..anorus- iine
internal ; adyantages? of a , Re
public, and at - the. Bame. time: the
externallovcepf. .a,, monarchy.
"A Repnblic of this; kind," sajrs
Montesquieu,. V.ableto withstand
im-, external ufprcqyi may r , su pport
?t&ell Wiiixt.anyt.iJiternal coi1-
j mi 1 1
;:upfion.4 i,no iqrai ;Oi this, ,o
ciey prevents ailjaaniier, of in-
4 ' "
c:p;nvnie-iiceG.f;;.i. jj,,, ,.; 0.n...;
, - Tliat it will ?e,:abie to .with
stand, external, force so ; long as
there is an absence; of internal cor
ruption, we admit,is highly prpb
able,but that its constitution will
prevent internal corruption we
flatly deny. So far from exercis
ing a beneficial influence on
each other, the several members,
according to their size and num
ber, will be more or less apt to
split off from the common un
ion and also from each other.
To den v that the bond of union
would be less firm than in a Re
public proper of smaller dimen
sions, would be to aflirm that
local diversity- . docs not pro
duce a diversity;-of interests;
to affirm that local diversity does
not produce a diversity .-of in-
eiets would be to deny the au
thority of history and to argue
iinst the; dictates ol common
-tr-t V iV l mm .
sense. ... v e ahum, without tes
tation, that the same principles
that, govern a Republic .proper,
also regulate a Confederate Re
public, The c-ne , personally,
the other collectively or in the
aggregate. A e further niain-1
tain ."that-: the members of the
latter are m.iU more apt to spljt
olf IVoin both the' Confederacy
and from each other; than they
are to suflei'interhal dissolution.
To. deny: this would be to aflirm
that the Stales which constitute
Among the witnesses before
he Alabama outrage committee
was a likely-looking negro lad.
lie testified to . intimidation,
shot-guns, bowie knives, etc.
The chairman. Coburn. lather
cultivated this witness! and
icited a great many bloody
items by leading questions
"When Coburn had finished,
Luttrell (Democrat) asked the
witness, "how old are you?
j.h jew wneans correspon
dent of the 2s ew York . Times
reports the speech of a very
stylisb 'colored member of the
Louisiana Legislature, who is
described as havimran immpiKf.
head, closely shaved. He was
dressed with a degree of taste
not to be looked for in such tm
assemblage. -Hi coat and pan
taloons were of fine black broadcloths-
He -wore a wull-wnsh'-d
white vest, spotless linen and :t
broad, black cravat. His hands
were covered with a pair of new
Iavander colored kid gloves.
He spoke substantially ns fol-
lows: "jussa speaker and oth
er gemmen of dis here House:
You have-just heard a, motion
made to call lour lawful repre
sentatives of the psople befo' the'
bar to answer for contempt, dat
they would not vote fcr a meas
ure : which they kno wed was
wrong. One of them members
was me, Demas, ' who represent
In" dis Legislature the people,
white and black, of the good
Parish of St. John the Baptist.
Dis gemman is a ffowin-tn'-drV
hvid: no reference to -nrnvini
colorrace or condition, as we is
told to. do by;;the -Cohstitution
and thedaws.'.' llere the speak-
ters vwas .z intdrrnpted . by y bud
applause i mm the negi,oes' and
laughter : from the! white ' men
present; j Continuinjr.' he said:
b'An attempt' have been- niadc
here to-day to ftop debatin? and
interfere wid the rights of ireni-
men by preventin of free ' dis-.
cussion. -i ;Dls I's opposed' fo!-
What ioes we come ' hero for?
What for but to talk advise to
gether, ; and ' discussion i'ttes
tions for thc; good of the' peo-
' Courtesies to ''Rebels."
. The Nashville Banner, says:
Generals .Burnside and Jiuckner,
representing respectively.the mem
ories ot the blue andrthe gray, vis
ited the . Indiana Legislature the
other, 'day in company. , Alf :at
once, discussion", arue V; as the
the' propriety, of grantinj?'to Buck
ner.t fie . privileges of. the 'floor.
Several Senators made truly loyal
Rpeeqhes, declarmg . that , they
(v!ynIdfneverKcah&eot: to .allow. a
rDel jto set hisrfoot ,in the ctam
ii'er One'tnember, in - particular,
maae a coniempiioie exoiDition
.himself in explaining his vote
on.'ibe -motion, 'to'. .extend, : the
.'cpurtesi,vs pf the.- Senate to l3ijc'k-
a, representative m. the .person of
General Burnsidei it '.was n highly
proper, that the. fmocrats , should
uj represented oy a? cnampion n.i
the' DersoD)f a rebel. - rThft mnr-
al'pf 'txWbition; is,tnVt'the'P
p.umicau party,' wiih all- its.('ca'nt
ibuuf closing uie bloody ,. chasm,
loses ,no oportuhity of widenTnjzVit.
Tp is , is ii 1 ust rated .".in' ' Congress,
where '- lien" " Butler always . ' )bas
stiillejah in band, an VStatLeuIs.
Ja't,ures,Vand eve'ry'here''Jetse '.'arid (ple?7
i;aaiu,reieren s so, sure nonh, -cried
Uio 4ar.ty 'existenceu", ' '. Ueverahiof the ; members 'and ;
ef, thanks to its Democratic ma-
jority, had the good sense to i make
no discrimination betwween Bum-
side and Buckner, some of the
more tolerant Eepublicanseven go
ing so far as to gracefully accept
the situation, by being the first to
secure an introduction to the Ken-
vote on, no
. ... . . i
Uemoi continued: ''Dat bem'
so,-1 'a gbi-i n to hare - m v "right
ain't; srowin to
is stopped.' 'Sides
that, I's" told dat the gemmen a
is a clairmV of seats here' war
not legal elected; and- quorum
or no quorum, Republican par
ty or no party, I ain't gowin to
go agin the returnm' board.
Dat board declared I war le-a!
ejected, and 1 sgowin to them.
I feel dat way, gemmen, and I
ain't gowin to do no ditl'ereut;
so now call me 'lore the bar ol
the House, or do what you like,
but I won't vote on "dis here
question,; so sure as my name
' ...... .IV'.t I lib 1.
i?t. John the Baptist."
A troupe of Japane.-e actors
and actreeises is now nerfonniin-
"Jteckon I'se 'bout, 20.boss,"tat onaof the rarisian .t!ieatei.
saut the witness. Ukauua. i vonix r',v r ..v
t'lTow long have to'u been vo-j teen, one of tlKiprir.cipal :ic
lg?" said i.uttrell. ' . I tresses, is verv nrettv. a;iri hiis
Ever since (Jen. (irant was j already ; fuund :many admirers
trst eleeted," was the reph . I among tlic young men .of Paris.
And yet iu- complained oi in-! i hey; aic obliged, howevwv
uimuiuiuii. - .iiun uieiiiftMcs oi uie sei"VlCff-
Jpi'n interpreter in order to es-
.' Vlu')'cnn sf;md refore tl'n: cold? J Pss. their, regard for tha fair
;A corre.'ptVhdeiit of the 'New York ! Japanese and thus :aro 'some-
translating, their letters tosui:.
himeelf.. ;. A note sent by an ar-
dent .admirer the other dav wa-4
rendered, thus by the faithless
1 1 :i 1 1 1 1 1 l'r e, ' ; i V i
.' ""January tviis a'fiercs montli
I he 'vfr.1i!.e minfmuu'i was two de-
the- i . present:.!; Ifnioit -arc - nioic ril&eV ''be'Mw J'-iMt&. ilii "avera:
closely i knit. ; .t-oget herein -.their Vnyxi'm;uin'' " elevei'ahokv Tbe,uterP1'ctei:: v Young, btrauer
collcctic? than.in their- indifid
Hal cJipacity;-a.conclukn. qij
tra.ry .to the .eixperieticeiiof; eve
ry American ; -k, -h ,..; ,, .? ,
d AVliere;.Jhenr7is:.,thc .benefjt
m ining from-:t he dissociation jtf
Repibljcs? y I)oc-;5 it consist .jn
the safety from external violence,
.while- i.tS-iVery .itdls.. are-,-, being
destroyed, by., internal u ; corrup
tion flinj: dissolution?'.. i . ,r :-,.r.
.M-Allj rcon'ederaciesivof this
kind, and even, all iRepublics,
must sooner qir later fall the vic
tims to ,sectional; interests and
party- animosities', unless -you
can so Jeradicatc..pr1rectifv the
passions and prejudices j, ot
mankind as- to leave the reason
unclouded and '.the?' JieartsI puri
fied. .' !-. f i - . .':' . .
(Tt,be ccutinved.yi -u ;
touched, tri -the
X eWt h Ce fi . cx n e c i i t i d 4 v s" i t w a s
below zero every fmorning;J; 'hiid
several days it did not ristrto zero
All'day.''?BuV''nn tlifieil'-'did it
CbiCh'ri b ih h.s ireeilns pbint in
the iwiMe 'i'mbnth';" ThU'Ms tlieM' -
-ohlVst month'iit n'rheteert years
R8ulf, every' l(bn& fii's iekness
inrt? O.ir Grammer aird -Trim a
ry st hooU'a're' c.oseo:' teaehers-all
iick:-' Uorgvstioh of iHtf Iifrigs is
the ''preVailiiig ' disease. '- Four
teen have died ont';-' ':
At tho outbreak, pf the civil
war Lieutenant Colonel .T. J.
Jackepn was assigned by the .Gov
ernor of Virginii to the command
(f the Twelth Virginia Inlantry,
stationed at Norfolk, and .compos
ed of crack companies from difter
ent parts of the State. . The regi
mental omcers bad been told that
Jackson wes of an eccentric and
ascetic disposition," and they pro
tested against hira so strongly that
the Governor nigned him to an
other field of duiy. lie was soon
heaid trom asfctonewall Jackson,
and the Twelfth Virginia kept very
quiet about a certain little matter.
An amatory chip in Mount
Vernon, 111., published a "per
sonal" soliciting correspon
dence with "young, cultured la
dies. " 'Butthe tvne fiend it
uri'co?mZ ladies, and now that
vo'ung man has rot hi nanu iuu
-. i. ! '.I.
-Ji .JknoyVinot whetbei'all: thv
country-women .resemble ithee,
but I titustnpt,; forU who tell
Itheq ?,hou irt j beautiful j boldly
ut-ter;,, jaihQodi.7 .The ugliest
Frencji weman, is much lovelier
thai) tbouart." : .; ; , i
A Cautlous Young Man.t
iFroiBtL Detroit Free frets i' - '
The other d ay' "Just Fee ' Pbttf
was called Upon to marry a .cou
ple on Fort Street et, and he
was asking the bridegroom
Yort promise to-love, cherishj'
etc.,' when the young man blurt
ed out! " "' " ' ' '
"See here! I want 'a fair un
derstanding about this thing.
Doe that mean I've got to take
care -of her whole family; or on
ly herself ?" ' "
His honor explained, and the
young'man continued: . .
"Well, go ahead. - I only
wanted to know how much oi
ttit fVimilv'T wna mnnn-li,.. ')
J L ."'f feHsh'-young maViiecenH v
tpWnjn'paliforaia , He called
fp,ivy;(he;.'drink' for all . about
tH p.,aV9 several . times, and
wavctf his hand in a lordly wa
lb the' innkeeper us 'though U
say, ;'lhis is mine. 7 He was so
agreeable that,. they, all took
quite aJiking to him. Jyext
morning, ;after: breakfast, hu
was starting off, when the host.
apologetically, lemarked, "Tf-tt
litUe" .bill." . "Oh, bless', your
soul, my friend, haven't got a
cent,'r raid the fellow. "Then
why didn't you tell me so be
fore?" said the host. "AVf II "
replied the traveller, "if you
hadn't been so' innuisitivc I
wouldn't have told you now."
The-point was well taken, and
the landlord insisted on wrap
ping up for him a bottle of . his
best as a travelling companion.
It ia reported that a u.n went
home about three o'clock one mor
ning, and, using bis umbrella ,for
in the short ribs, crying "pool!"
and sunk into a sweet ; slumber.
IIebs since explained to hij wife
that women can have no idea how
the. cares of business will some
tisn?8 affect a man's brain.
The cash system pays even
n building railroads and rail
road bridges. The Xewport
bridge cost $1,900,000 and the
suspension bridge at Cincinna
ti cost 1,750,000; but the new
bridge for the Cincinnati South
ern Railroad, with its approach
es, will, it is said, cost inside of
$800,000. The former were
built on a credit, the latter
of business "
Qld maids arc 'gradually in- raid,? is supposed to be loir, ri'
: -t . -
uijf arounci tw wrlean-.
fcreaing in Vermont.
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