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JQOTSTJOHOUOlft TENiN., FRIDAY, AUGUST 25. 8Cr.
J. H.; FESSEXDIiX; CO.
"Old King Cumer". Opposite .Lumar
Hono, , ;
OFFER, AT WHOLESALE Al'L' JtKTAlL
DBY GOUl'S, cmi'uiVing all tl,i.
' lest mill inost fashionable flvlet ; also a Cull
. i'ue of Oeiitlen.eV wear. ilAT, SHOES
AND BOOTS. of all und 'ris.v. ll.Ki)
WAKE. TIN WAKE, 0EE.VSV AllE, DYEri
lit tlio Grocerv ln we hate-several hun
dred Sacks of COFFEE, and 20 -or. .an hlida.
In short. our Stock is large, " bought
with particular reference to tho wails of the.
people, of East Tenur.see, M we ere satisfied
villi ' . .,-. ' '
. SMALL .OTOFXTfcA,
We '.Invito n
JJ.uiosu- . , ,
HEW DRUG STORE!
Medicines, Paints, Dye Stuffs,
PAPER, INK, ENVELOPES,
WHICH VlU.lir. Wl.l AT Til K I.OWKST I'ltll'liS.
ItUSCUtl'TlUNSA-AUKn LI.V FJIJ.F.J.
AT. M. LANDRETII, Druggist.
Muri .Street, i -it Tiu Mio)i. .loiii bbwro' Ti tin.
WM. IIAIUUS. I.. C. 1IO.SS.
WM. HARRIS & Co.,
Whok'-iuk' miiiI Retail !eulcis in
f)rv Goods, Xlolliiiur, Shoes, Jioots,
HATS, CAP.1. HOfiflKJl V,
Gay St, 2 doors North ,
I' LEAS K- 01 VI' L'S A CALL.
. ; . , Ja-tr.
Attorney at Law,
WILL FIIACTICH IN THE CUUXTIES
if Hawkins. Oreeiie, Vnshinartoii. Ciir-
Ut, .r.)l,in.,i., iit.d Guilivmtj nlou, in iho (Su
preme Court ut Knoxville.
PELIX A. REEVE,
WILL I'KACTICK IN THE 1ST ATE COl'RTS
in the Counties of (irtene, Washington, and
('ocke, and iu the Federal and Supreme
Courts at Knoxville.-" juiio-ly.
DrTlI. S. MAHONEY,
Cherry Grove, Tenn.
HAVIN'tt returned to hi's old home,
oilers his prolesKinnal services to his
former IVieicU and the public generally,
inn v2 0m,:'
EATL(i HOUSE AM) STOKK.
PETER H. GRISIIAM & Co.;
(7 .-I 1 S T I! K I '. T
Ami Coinini.shioti Mcrcliiiit,
Gay St., Knoxville, Tcnn.
B A II
I I O O .
l JLAu fcjAjJ l,
IN OIL Clh.SUN'S OLD Vttlu -VlOlW
opposite the Court House, Keep i:or,tant
y on hand all kinds of Wines, Lijtior, Ale
Lnger I!eer, k; Ac. (Jive iih a cnll. ju";;t
STO VKS! Sf IT) Vte&l
JAMES 13. H0XSIE,
c ti a of 1-; ui voi i i:r; ror,
rouLi) rjcsPKfrria'LLY ANNocNci:
'..,. n... . .t .
to the people of East Tennessee, that
tho co-partnership betw een himself and T. 0.
llrowulow, having been dissolved, be is now
iu"cringii NEW STOCK of HOfSE FCKNLSII.
INU C.OOI'S, at reduced prices. Tin-ware,
Ousting of nil descriptions, rxtra stove ves
sels, Bake Ovens, SkilleU, Sad Irons, extra
Litis, ic. Tiu-warc and Castings by the
Wholesale JAS. B. IIOXSIE.
LAUREL HILL SCHOOL.
Mi a it nuovi,i;svii,i,i:, ti:nm;ssem.
I"T"ALL Hessluu opens on Monday, September
; 4th 181J5.
ti itios rr.it (trsHiov.
rttiMAEv Ct,ASH, $7 on,
MinttLB Oi.ahh, (English and Lnliii, SMOOO.
An Incidental fen ol'nrty cents per scholar.
Dooki furnished tho school on rensonublu
We nrc IbHnkfnl for pint pnfrnnnge,
no c 1 R roC.
I?y JIAMELS & JlUDDLESTOiN,
No. 5, Cox' Row,
JDKI' A Mi KJNIIH OF VJNM, I.lQtMiKP, tltA?
,1L .... , 1 w,. i, r-
inhrit ihp I'ilnniVr.n cif t
U V l'it-P, nC,4 til ll CI.ftTtpC IIIIIH.
roniiuliy if .iititicii'1
.'id rurrnnn'llti; r.-nntfi
THE UNION $LA(i.
1 . . , . .. '
ro"" Tim L'M'is l'i.A(i will by publ'sh'wt
tvi-rv- 1'iidiiy Morning, on tlm -Julio v in j
t!i'ms : .
' , Ono copy, per year.
hitiplp copy, 10 cents.
No uttciiUun, will be pii'm o oriels lor tbf?
paper, iinh'ii:) iiccfimpMiiied by tlie Cash.
' fciigr AuvtRi 'Bi:. r.sn will it, ch.uycdSl : 0
Ui : hoik tui . a-vn&v . .iil..iu.AU'.,e,
.ac'.uiii viil Lo :nuuu iu year!
8gfe.AsNorscixo CAsiuoATtsr-I'or Countv
offices, S3 00; .State, 10 00.
Jou-1'rinti.nu, of nil descriptions', nintly
HffAll communications tending to per
sona n:riiiidiy.eiiient or emolument, will be
charged the same as advertisements.
A DAY IN FEMALE APPAEEL-
I'.Y A MOD El ST VOL'XO ! X.
"I couldn't think of such a thinjr."
" But you must. My happines3 depends on
it. Here, put on your thingumbobs; and
what's his name. "
And my friend Bob Styles held up before
my hesitant gaze a whole suit of Ictuenine ap
parel. His idea was that I should personate his
lady love for one day, to prevent anybody
from suspecting the truth namely, that she
had joined him in a .runaway iirriage j r
ty until it should lie too lateifor interfer
ence; that is until the mini.-tcr should have
tied the knot between them that nothing but
a t-pecial grant of the Legislature could untie
The scheme was not so actually absurd as
it appeared at first. Maggie Lee was a tall
queenly woman, with an almost masculine
air, and at that time, I hud a very slight form
almost effeminate, so that, in fact, there was
really butf little difference in that particular.
I had light hair, parted ii the middle, and
put a bonnet on my head, and few persons
would suspect that I was not of the softer
sex. Tfyc accessories also give me quite n
decidifijesetiiblauce to .Maggie Lee, especial
.yAvhen as in this case the disguise was her
Then thc day chosen for the runaway
match was an auspicious one. Maggie's pu
was to drive her to I) , a small village
near M-hcre she. lived, and there she was to
loin a r.ul'rijr party down I) river IV
party was td return in the evening in cir
Our plan was, that I should bo waiting in
the village, uiid should go on the boat with
the sailing party, while Maggie, after leaving
her fal her, should slip off' with 'Sob Stylc
ncross the country.
At. last I got dressed, and presented my
self before Maggie, blushing a great deal, I
believe, feeling very much pinched about the
waist, and with an uncomfortable concious
ucss that my my shirt sleeves wcrctoo short
or wanting altogether.
Everything finished in the way of toilet.
Bob Styes took me into his light wagon line
drove me to D , by a secluded route
and left me at the hotel, wl cre the juilinc,
parly was to assemble. Several of the pick
jii' kcrs were already there, and greitcd luv
cavalier with cordiality, (everybody knew
Hob Styles,) asking him if he was going with
them. He told them he was not.
' Pressing business engagements, you know,
And all that sort uf thing. Ihiced sorry 1
can't go, though. I liad just time to bring
Mis I.ee over. Miss Wiliiergall, Miss Lee,1'
and he rattled oil' a long string of brief intro
ductions, which convinced me that but few
of the company were acquainted with the
young lady whom 1 was personating for tin
p'-eservation of my feiuenine disguise.
Mr. Bitiiby, a tall, leeal man,' with a honl
nose, and eye ;;nss and piillY hair, :-ecioed '
si d with 1 1 . v ii -rsor.elle. and I
him w hisper lo Bob Styles, is h
l"iking yjuiig liu'.v, thai Mis
" Vc.-," tiiiswerod Bob, with a tnisrhievions
glance, " she is a nice gill, though u little
go ahead sometimes. Keep a good look out
lor her, will you'' then lowering his voice
said "not a bad mutch fur you, old fellow,
she is rich,"
" Is she?" said Bimby, his ititcrst deepen
ing. " On my honor, " replied Bob. " Forty
.t. ........... .i .'tii i.. i 'i.i i.. 'i
V " ' ' i b
day 7 and he was gone.
Maggio Lee, iii tful irctitnreiis nhe wis, had
told her father that the sailing party was to
assemble at another hotel, and thither he had
taken her. Having business in D , he
li fi ber there merely saying he would send
t tip caringe for her at eleven o'clock. She
like a dutiful daughter, kissed him and bade
him good bye, und before he had got u hun
dred yards got into Boti Styles' light wngon,
which hud been driven up to the back door,
us Mr. Lee had drove from the front, und the
old ulory of bend strong love and prejudiced
age was enacted over iigaln.
As for us of tliii pick-nick excursion we
had a delightful sail down the Grove, but
somehow 1 could not rnjoy It ns 1 might to
luivo done. When 1 walked on board of the
bout I felt awkward, as if everybody was
looking al me. I found Mr, Bimby, us I had
suspected, n young nud rising lawyer, mighty
in Blackstona and his own opinion, lie in
sisted on paying my faro (tho boat was 11
regular excursion packet) and purchasing
enough of oranges, pears und candies, to uet
up a stent stand. Four or five limes I wa
011 thu point of sw curing ut his impudent, ofl!
ciousncHS, but bit my totigue Just In lime lo
prevent tny exposure. But it was not with
him nluno that I found my role the hardest
No, thn young Indies were tho didicull ones
10 iieciive. iror insiimeo tune win one
among mem, n beautiful fgirl or ocvrnleen, ,
just returned from biuirding H'dmol, who had I
net teen Margie J. fjr three ycurs. Of
.... A i. .v. i c-t nn it'll .XT
' uum.vi.w, .... vi.;j'j.-;. i. uiii Kisser I,n 1:1 11 i;
iZTJZ, Z t'llR i!!.e$.'j.a. manner thtt lunde my l!::-itr c
EUITOU AND riiOl'lilETOR. S.UU-tikrt it bitter. As it was I f, It .is il
' nas dt-lijjited ti see ine, when
hat I waft .Mnir!?ie' I.ce. which, by
j . in . i .. i
nu'i.j inn occur ini nei wis nau m;uv
( '.t liirew hfrai-lf into my iirms, jiulled
Wi'. " olituiii (foods under l'also prctenecH,"
hnd i.r.yjer Bimby uiiglit issue a w arrant for
in v art ! oi; tUut gry.uid any riouieut.
A wl lis lot of crinoline then surrounded
I I'! on 'I Upper deck of the boat, to the ut
'..'! an, I us louent (iisiM of Mr. liitnhv and
Vithr gentlemen. 1 kept vervquiet.
nil! m monosylabies, in a falsetto
4hv oifers. Lord blets you. hew
'J lAt'Jer a strict iiriuiiise ut' pu-
0'' :f;. ' oi
cr'-'t. jMi'ji.'tkie, o:wnint'. $r N.i iiia,u...i, w no
hii.U kUieti n e so eU'oetiouutclv, letealed all
ht-r lov(!iHit),.'iVs uiirt"'ittSo' became very un
pleasun'.ly conlidential about other matters
innocent enough in themselves, but not cus
tomarily talked of between ladies and' gen
tlemen. I was terrible embarrassed, but it would
not do to give up then. As soon as my
trick should become known Hub Styles' trick
would come (ut, and as news of that kind
travels fast iu that country, lie and his lady
love would be telegraphed, and followed, be
fore t li ft y could reach Philadelphia where
Styles' lived, and where the knot was to be
The river breeze was very fresh where we
sat, and 1 noticed that several of tho young
ladies were glancing very uneasily at me.
I couluu I divine the reason, until Jennie, my
little friend from tho hoarding school, laid
her face very close to mine, and softly whis
"My dear Maggie, your dress is blowing
terrible highyour ancles will be town talk
with the gentlemen !"
Now, I was concientious of having a very
small loot for a man. and had doued a pair
of open worked stockings, which came up
nearly to my wai.-t, with a pair of gaiters
borrowed from a servant girl, in all of which
toggery my ' runuiiijr gear" looked quite
feminine and respectable ; but the idea of
the gentlemen talking abon.t my ankles and
of tints being t'dd (by n .young lady, who
would have beeu frightened to death it I had
told her the same ycterday, was too much
for me. I burt into a soriofstranglcd laugh,
which I could only check by swallowing half
of my filagree lace edged handki ichicf. The
young ladies all looked at me in uppenrent
astonishment at sue; a voice, and I wanted
to laugh nil the more. Fortunately, Mr, llim-
bv came to my rescue ut the Very moment
ami eded himself in among the crinoline.
May 1 sit here f" he asked, pointing to n
low stool near me.
Certainly," I simpered, iu mv high
Ah, tlinnk vou !" said liinibv, with a
I ii litill vi li v i it 1 1 1 1 I rn iii,ii( i j uu iwv no unni i
as you are lascinet'iig.
" Vou latter me''
11 1 ? No, indeed ; praise of you cannot be
flattery, Miss Lee."
'" Oli, sir, you, really are a very naughty
man," I said in the fuost feminine tune 1
lie east a languishing look nt lift: through
the black lace veil, and I fairly began to tear
lor his feeling.,.
Wh soon arrived at the Grove, and found
our band engaged before baud waiting us.
Of coiir-ie dancing was our lir.t amusement,
and lawyer Bimby led me mil fur n -shottische.
It was hard at. lir-t to take a holy's part in
i he dance, but I soon f;ut accustomed to it.
A waltz was proposed, and 1, resolved In have
i little uiiiusuiicui it the expense of the tiu
'oiiuiiate lawyer, Mr. Bimby.
I had lirst made him purposely jealous by
dancing with I w o o'her young fellows, one of
whom 1 knew in my own character, but who
never Mi.-iu.clcd me as Maggie Lee. The!
vonng man W"s a perfect woman killer a
sort ol easy devt, -may-care rascal, who made
the ladies run alter him, bv his nllcrnate
wrath of action, ami coolness of prote.-talion. i
I selected li ith to play oil' against my le'.-al':.
admirer, I allowed him lo hold me cry close-
Iv, und occasionally looked at him with hull'
fascinated expression. hen we Hopped
lancing, he led me to my seat keeping his
O i:i tigjit inou id my waist, und I permitted
Having thus stirred Bimby up to wrathful
: i ll 1 of viilor, I askrd ono of the getitl 'men
!'i tlir.-et the musicians lo play a wait. Bim
hy came immediately.
' " , i t in Mias Lee, shall I have the honor
of u trying a waltz with you '.'''
I smiled a gracious acquiescence, und we
Niiw I am an obi stager at wnlulng. I can
keep up longer than any nou-piob ssional
dancer, male or female, whom I ever met.
As loi.gns the Cuchiicu or Schoundncbriinnu
rings iu my ears I can go 011, if it is a month
or yiur. ' .; . , ' i-,' ; .
Not so with bimby.. He pleaded want of
prudlcCj ttnd (mid. t'n; loon got dizzy.
"Ah, old hoy , thought I, "I'll give jou
a turn, then.'' v;
But I only nulled, hnd said thin I tdiuuld
probably pvt tired first,
" Oh, yes I'' lie exclaimed. " Of cnurso I
run wullz its long 11s liny one lady, but no',
For the first three minutes my ruvaller did
well. He went smoothly and evenly, but nt
the cxplii'tlnn of that time, began lo grow
wmtti. Five minutes elapsed, and Bimhy's
breath rume harder and hairier. On he went,
however, and I scorned to notice his Mat ken
ing up at every round, when 'we passed any
l seat. Alter some ten or twelve ininuter, me
wretched man grasped out between his steps'
"Ah, a a uru. you not get getting
" Oh, 'tny, T burst forth in) coolly 11.1 if we
were riding nrouinl thn room. '
Iccl us If I could dunce nil night."
The look of despair which ho
Oh no, I
terriblo to see.
I was hound to sec him through, however,
and we kept at It. Bimby staggered uud
nnido wild slept In all directions. His shirt
collar willed, bis eyes protruded, his Jaw
hung down, and nllhriugh, 1 saw ho could
not hold out much longer.
" l'ulf iiuir ah tiuiT vc --oh pu IT
nuirvnrY imff -ah tiufl -veiy
fu," he pnsperl,
Don't vctl think it oiijrht to " little
lie rolled his eyes heavenward iu great a
ony. Ah, puil'-puir I dou't ah pul don't
F when v.e cam,; nt-ir the musicians, 1
said : ,
" Faster,. if you ?d.?:ioc -faster, mid the.-
I'd a la whirhvi:
Poor Bimby threw his feet a I nil like a f.ist
pacer, and' re.yolved after the muiiinc of u
ti.etotui'i which was nearly run down. At
I st he staggered a step backward, and spin
ning ec:;eiitaieully away from me, piu-hed
''liCaI.Ioui,'. V" J'iie in 'J st of a he, y id'yoillig
lailift; in the cfirtr-r. 1 turned, round cooilv.
! wuili'.d to toe S' at. ai
..'.ut ll:" voiitig
of b e wi'ter.
.ifier a gh
i.ii-erable lawyer recovered, his
i lime .to stjujue'thauk Li.riiibi the
I L'ot soi'.io id 'fi 1'ioiii this i l' the fun voini'
la'dies have :u formentiiig us poor deCiU ofillllltl1 "'' (ll-lt! hesides by this time Bol
the other sex. Style and Muggiu Lee wure doubtless "ono"
At this juncture, and before ..Mr. ' Bimby , Hiirh," ami my di-guise was of no further lm- .
could apologise for hi s accident., little Jen- j porta we. so I owned up mid told the story. '
nio came running into the paviilion which I Lawyer Bimby was in a rage. lie vowed
served for n ball-roorn. As we came near, I i to kill me and square off; but the rest oftbei t
discovered her hands clutched tightly as she 1 l,l,1',.v !'ighed at him so unmercifully, iiul'
whispered to me : ; sugges'ed ;h:rt we should waltz it out togeth- .
Oh, (Maggie, come ami help me lis' my : ,'r- tllllt tiuully cooled, and slunk nwuy lo .
skins, they are all coming down.'' ' i ke some private conveyance lo I) . ,.
What should I do? I was in agony. A ' Bob Styles anil l ure living iu a double ';.'
cold perspiration broke out upon mv fore- j l'ouse. together, lie often sas he owes his-'
head. 1 wished myself a thousand' miles j wi,(' ".' masquerading, but doseu't feel
away, and anathematized Bob Styles' mas- i under obligations to me, for 1 owe my wife lo
qiiere.ding project inwardly, with fearful mal-
I sa-il I was tired out ; could not somebody
else go ?
o, nothing would do but I mut accom
pany her to the house of the gentleman who
owned the grove, und assist her to arrange
So I went.
What if it should be necessary to remove
the greater part of her raiment? What if she
slvmld te'l mu to do some sewing? What,
if in the midst of the embarrassment of l e-
ltig clositcd with a lieiiutibil girl ol seven
teen, in a state of comparai.ive IVeedoui from
drapery tuny real sex should undoubtedly be
c!i.--.-ij e.l .'
However, I nerved tnvselt for the task and
accompanied Jennie lo'the house designated.
As she did so- pui;doii my blushes a petti-
coat tell to the Hour. She was n about to
proceed, but I alarmed her by a sudden and i
"Stop!" I cried frantically, forgetting my
falsetto ; 11 don't midres-ifor Clod's sake !"
She opened her great brown
own eves to their
"And why not?"
' Because I am am a can yon keep n
"Why, yes, how frightened you look. Why,
what is the matter, Maggie: vou whv
oh, oh !"
Ami slit! -e-.'ive three screamn.
- - r -
-i, niiiu mi imi i i wni t..i im'ui u. i
swear 1 mean no harm ; it I hail 1 would not
liiive stopped you. Don't you see ?"
She was nil iu a tremble, poor thing, but
she saw the force of my argument.
"Oh, sir," she said, " I see you are a man;
but what does it all mean? Why did vou
1 told her the story as briefly as possible,
after exacting from her a promise of most sa
I then went ousidc the dotir, and waited
till 'ie had arranged her dress, when she
when she culled me again. She had heard
of inel.-tiin Maggie and others, and she wanted
me to hear the pari lenlar-i : so I sal down
by her and we had a long talk, which ended
iu mutual feelings of friendliness und "Id mx
oiiaiiitanceshiii. finite wonderi'lil for lieoi.b'
i i' i- i i
"Anil w lint s Unit .' ' sue ur-Kcti.
" Those kisses. You thought I was Mag
gie Lee, or yon would not have given them.
i'hey were swell, but I siiumj.-c I must give
And I did.
She blushed n good dt
tl, hut :die didn't ft
sist, only whin I got through she giaucetl up
I think you nre real naughty anyhow."
When I relumed, I found hni ver Bimbv
quite reovere'l from his tliziness, and nil
hands ready for Hipper, which was .nerved '11
the b'lll room. 'I sal between Bimby audi
.It 1 1 11 i 0, end made low- 10 both iu turn 1 1 one !
it s Maggie Li e end to the other as my.-nlf,.. . 1
Ater supper, at v hich I astonished 11 pruiij
many by eating rather more heartilv than
j oung ladit s gi nerallv do, we had more dan
cing, and I hinted pretty strongly to Mr. Biui
hy that I should like to try another waltz,
lie didn't take the hint.
nulling it rather rlrv amusement to ounce
1 my own kind, 1 soon abandoned the
ure and persuaded Jennie to stroll oil'
the moonlight with me. We found Hie
pfovo 11 charming place, full of picturesque
lit'le corners und rustic seats, ami great
gry cordis leaning out over the river, On
one side of these gutter a little bench was
placed in a nook sheltered from tho wind
and from tight.
Here we sat in the flood of the moonlight
nnd having Just hint supper, I felt wonderful
ly in need of 11 cigar. Accordinrfly I went
buck to a liitie si 1 ml near the bull room und
purchased several of the wonderful women
who sold refreshment. Then turning to the
seat by the rocks, I gave up nil ciu'ch of.feun
of my Incognito, and revealed iu thcp!"usure,
of solitude fragrance of lay 1 igar the
moonlight and little Jnnuie's presence
How long we sat, there, heaven knows.
U'e talked, und laughed, und snug, nud look
ed Into each other's eyes, nnd told fortunes,
and pr rforn cl nil the nonsensical operations
rommon among .voting people just falling iu
love with earh other, and might liavi-reualn-nl
there till the month of Ali'.-ust, In tun year
of our Lord eighteen hundred and fifty-seven,
fur 11 light I know, had not llo cariiagn been
sent to convey us home, and the rest of the
company begun to wonder where we were,
This wonder begat question, the 'questions
fears, nnd f cur searches, headed by Hi" Val
iant Bimby. They culled, nnd looked, nnd
looked, but our position down In Iheshelier
ed nook, among thn rocks prevented us from
licnrlug them, or them us,
At length they hit upon the pnth, nnd
Mine along I" single hie, until they got lo tho
open spare nbnve.
Thru th7 'i w it sirlit.
meeting for tho first lime. Just us I started I ctor I' link watcli and tuoreuomp--to
go liiiek to the piivillioii, I said I must ti'jii, in coin, of the issues of ti wild-cat
relieve my mind of just cue more burden. I ;ndc.
out in a free and easy
lioa, i.iy b inni'i n,f. and mv hair somen I
tiiw ,!i ;l up. One foot on the ground, ami
the nther on n rock about level with invhead,
(regardless of ankles ihis time.) ami there I
-at pu.ang away in a very unhid v like man
i Jcnr.ii- v.-r.a Fitting 'close beside, mc Willi
i her head CM-Miy shoulder and her small wain
I eii'-irc'.ed by my arm. Just n& tho p:lrty
i crime along alu.vc, 1 laughed out iu a loud
. me sen line vn!::"--
Just t'.iiuk of pour what's Lis name there,
, I'.imliy ! Suppose lm knew that he had bueu,.
' iuakini! love to a man T' ." ,
;m U !" ruM .li nnio. ' ' JiOok, there he iu
'i ' h 1 i.! ' n'.u;.u-i ! tiiero ij.Uife.iL.VUj'-
1 es, we i
are lairlv enualit. It vyan nrt.V
4,. f it me t r i-l:ii. f n' m v lutu nut unii iiiuiiim....
! i0' lalsett-' ngain ihey had all seen Uj
i the sanie thing.
X. B. Mv wife'.' mime is Jennie.
Looking for Sunbeams in Cucum-.
I .. bers.
j ' Some of -tlio Hn-itili OapititlixtH, mis-
i led liy tlicir rcj mliees ami. estimndos,
jni'tlio milittuy Ktrontli of tho United .,
I Stmos, invested freely in confederato "t
, bonds. '-'They etilenltitod on fat div
j idend-s and profitable? cotton relations
j with the -rebel 'jvnertnent, when ponco
ishoitid foilow I ho retonilion or its
! i iidopetidiMiee. TlnV.prospi'ct of tlhtt
J di,y comilijr in their time bus faded '
lout,' but t-Hitne :!' hotn.Rtiil cherish
. . .
iKl'oslt CXpeetatinti.s ol dividends, ttnd '
i one of them writes' to till) London ,
Herald art follows:
Silt Can anv of VOlir numerous '
readers inform 'tho bondholders of tho ?
confederate loan ii'nny funds exist iu
this country to pay mo next uiviucnu, .
duo last of iSepteinbcr, and also, tho .
half-yealy redemption of tho bonds'', t
-Mes-sers. Schroder & Co., the ayonts, i
perhaps, would have no objection to
state what funds they bavo on hand,
as it no use to conceal. from tho present ,
t. . i t t ... .i. I . 41.
nil nru ivn li i ill, (.'i-i ill 1,11111111.1111 i v .ui
- t t
worse than whut, it is at present. A
nieetitiir mig;ht do some pood. . .
"Your obedient servant
" A JJunuhoi.dkii."
The simplicity of iL is bondholder
surpasses- credulity. Tho idea that
I any fund exists t,o pay the September
dividend and t ho half-yearly rcdomp
j tion of the principal is so absiired that
neither satire nor caricature could add
f .its ridiculousness. When J'.llllsll
bondholders recover a farthing of tho
pounds, sliillnii's aul ponco stinlc in
the confederate bond speculation, wo
may look lor eighteen caret gold in a
.. . , ., ,
OmciN of a Fioiii'. Tom " I wish
I hnd till the pasture in tho world."
Jlhb " I wish 1 hud all tho cattle in
7oii " What would you d with
j Huh 11 I'd turn thetu in your pas
j '');)" No. you wouldn't."
! ,v,.. Y ' would."
! 7'," No, vou wouldn't."
! :,,,... Yes, I would."
inl then the ti'dit commenced.
Tho Atlantic Teloirraph Cubic.
NiAV Voioc, Aug. ID An abstruet
of the report of tho officer of the
Telegraph Cable expedition is publish
ed showing the following facts : The
breaking occiircd about l't-'M o'clock
p. m,, fit a point where tho water was
;.nU0 yards deep, and when over 1,200
miles of cable had been paid out, in
conserpietice of its becoming injured
by chafing 011 the Htern of tho ship
while rohanling a portion of it on
board tho d'reat Jlastcrn to remove
another delect in insulation which had
boon (liscovei'od. After losing it, it
was grappled three times, being on one
of tho occasions brought to within
1'JOd yards of I ho water's 8orfai but,
I bo weight wan too much for the grap
pling rope which each timo broho and
dropped the cable. The Inst attompl,
lo raise It was mi tlio 17th int, when,
not meeting with success, 11 buoy wat
placed over I he spot where it was losL
anri tho (irciit Jlastorn nailed for Mn
gland, and her consorts, tho Terriblo
nnd (inluiia, for St, Johns, whcr tho
littler vessels arrived on last Tuesday
evening as heretofore iinnoiiiiced.
Aoiiif.i'i.Tt'iiAf. ijcitr.Ai?. T. (ilo
ver, Lf i has been appointed an agent
to represent tho Agricultural Hurouu
in tho Kntoinnlngieul Exhibition to bo
hold in Paris on tho loth proximo.-
lie will curry with him cngtavings of
different American iiMects, and will no
doubt return with many y.ilntiblo
ne'piisitiori lor tho nui'oua,
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