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I. N. B VRN KTT. U. T. HUGHES
Barnett & Hughes,
Attorneys at Law,
Columbia, Tennessee. '
nilice: On West Main Street, formerly oc
cupied by Thomas liarnetu lnn. l-77-iy
Jr B. Bond,
Attorney at Law,
Will p-actice lu Maury and adjoining
" C. W. Witherspoon,
Attorney at Law,
Will attend with proniptnes to all Iecal
limitless entrusted to his care. In Maury am!
ml ioi ii I in; nniii lie. !mtici ninunn in col
lect inn and M-illemenU, of all kind". office1
Whiltboriie HIw.il. Jan. 8-7-iy,
P. .H. Southall, Jr.,
Attorney at Law,
Special attention given to collections.
Otlicc: -Whitlhorue Biorn. Jan. 1-11-iy
A. M. IWSEYi " W. J.8YKES.
Looney & Sykes,
Attorneys at Law
And Solicitors in Chancery,
Columbia, . : : : Tenue.sce
4 W. C. Taylor,
Attorney at Law
And Solictor in Chancery,
Office: With McDowell M'ebtcr, Wtalt-
tln.riie Block. Jan. !-- y,
OlJ).C.TAYI)tt. R H HANSOM,
Taylor & Sansom,
Attorneys at Law
And Solicitors in Chancery,
WIM practice In Mnnry and adjolnlns
counties, and In the Supreme and Federal
t'oiirtMKl NnHtivlle. Special attention given
to the collection of claiina. Office: ISuuUi
Hide public tMjuare. Jan. a-77-ly.
John V. Wright,
Attorney at Lam
And Solictor in Chancery,
W Ofnre: Whltthorne Block, I'p-fl taint.
A. M. HL'UIIKH. A. M. HUGHES, Jr.
A. M. Hughes & Son,
Attorneys at Law
And Solicitors .a Chancery,
Will practice In the Court of Manry and
a IJolninu counties, anil Supreme and Fed
eral I'ourls at PomlivlUo. The ntrlcWtst at
tention will be (Ivcn toall biiNlnetw entrust
ed to their cure. Office: -South Ride Weft
Alain Street, 2ud door from the juare.
W. J. WKBSTKK.
McDowell & Webster,
Attorneys at Lai?
"j. T WILLIAMSON
Attorney at Law,
HOIST. M. McKAY. H. P. KIOUEKS.
McKay & Figuersf
AT TOU 13YW - AT - LAW
Will practice In Maury and adjacent conn-tie-,.
l'ront attention Riven to bunlnea
en trusted lotlietn. OKFii:r.:-Hriiwn blork,
up stairs. No. 1 r4 Houlh Hide public square,
J. T. I COC1IKAX,
AihI Solicitor In Chancery.
Prompt attcnf Ions to collections. Office
No. I' j west Seventh Street, Columbia, Ten
liessee. xep7 77 ly.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Iloom No. 'Jt Colonaile Building.
NASUVIbLR, ... TENN.
Will attend to all business entrnoted to
his care with prttmnt.neMa. Kefera to Third
MalloiiiH Bank of Nashville. maylS-ly
J. M. BIDDLE,
)tTlcc -;illce In the iH pot Hotel. Beler
lolii-s. J. I', a W. V. Pake, NaMivllle, Teuu.;
lr. I.. I. Moore, Memphis, linn.
Col ii iu bin, Tenueaaee.
OrriCE Next door to Methodist thurch.
Physician and Surgeon
North Main Street,
Nov. 21-77-ly. COLUMBIA, TKNN.
W. R. JOHNSTON.M. D.f
Has returned toCnlhmbln and resumed
Hie practicctil Penlstry In nil IU branches.
OMW-e-At his residence on Oaiden St.
First National Bank
Of Columbia, 'lYuneswre
Doos a General Banking and
T. W. KEESEE, President.
MH'Il'S Kill KKSUN, Cashier.
Around the Corner!
CHEAP CASH HOUSE!
Highest Market Price raid for
April K, 1H7S.
J. P. CHKRKY.
k pei vims trr ublel with dlwasew of the
V liiiii I Inoat or Clieot. can oKiaiu nn
xnedluUt leiiel bv ntn 7r. tn run i ;
AVNfci', it ts ! rttri'it, h'irinirjm titni ure
It ucvur fails to leheve Sore Throat. Coimhr,
'!ld, A-t hniH. SpHttiiii of Blnoil, and all
llHeaNH?,(t tho I.iidicm. It In a Mire cure for
nm ii in t'hiliinn. No mother would le
ulttiout a tmiile In her house after trying It
ni kiioiiki ih- sine i uive lr. Imncan
iii!.'li II i in :i 1 1 l.'tl, as it kIvhk i niiiinllair
iyi fi" f!ii in it mfr.liii ' ! fmjis i,f ( :.,nii,iiji
t i nt, i i ii c-ii.s. j- or sue iy i'iiiow
Delinquent Tax Payers
TAKE N 0TICE!
On the fir Monday In .Inly next, at the
court-ii'Hisi; doir iu ihe Miwn of I'olnmhia
1 will tt.-r l.irsale the real eMtiite iH-lonKlng
lu ilfUijcjut'Ui uu-i'nywk, uiki which real
estate ciu bj H;en upon luy IxhiU 1 in my of
n.ie. W. T. I'liA'Altlw, Tm kIw,
june-;d. jiaury conmj".
By ALFRED S. HORSEEY.
MOVED PACK TO THEIR
With an Entire New Stock!
IMMENSE BARGAINS OFFERED
NOW IN EVERY ARTICLE!
EXQUISITE DUKSS (iO(M)S Foil KILT SKIRTS!
EXQUISITE DRESS GOODS FOR WALKING SUITS!
EXQUISITE DRESS GOODS FOR POLONAISE!
SILKS ANY COLOR FOR TRIMMINGS!
Prices to Stiit the
We will mention only a few
Ilent JiineiNFaced rrint,
Remember Choice Calicos,
oiisiah' IUeachcl Domestic, yard wide.
Handsome Linen Iiiiwns,
IV-autiful I acme knvii
I5'st Corditl Piuue
Immense lot of extiuisite Hanilui"r Edirinr, '2 inches wide, H " "
Hamburg Etlinjr, im-hes wide,
cw Style Liu e .Mitts iroin
Great Sale of Ladies', Men's, Misses'
and Shos, Newport Ties and Slippers. We will close ont this
Stock at almost any price Regardless of Cost.
CU)SlNr; OUT SALE OK CLOTHING. We will not let a customer walk
out of the Htore without scllini' him all
Southern Trade IPtoace,
SOUTH SIDE l'URLIC SQUARE,
COLUMBIA, : :
ISTo'w Yorls. Palace i
No. .Vi CollcRe Street,
OUR SPRING ATTR ACTIONS!
A. ROSENTHAL & BR0.
It will be to your interest to see us before
receiving an unuuiuiy large
Dry-Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes3
And all other goods to lie found
Are most tastefully selected, and comprise the latest novelties
of the Season.
ti.u i-.r..st ,m.l i lie.-ioest assortment
own Clothing, ami can therefore guarantee mom, aim sen mem,
at figures that will surprise the closest buyers.
..... hm.i.- ii m-T VD MOST
.A l r. II" ' - I .!''
I..V- tl.mmrl. .mr Stoi'k. It s Votl r lilt
We claim to le the I'llKAI'l'-Sr IUM
come anl see wiictner w e ;o e em u nt
all, and wo will treat you courteously
East Side l'ublic Spiare, :
i sj t '..nut i v Merchants will linil it'
am hie our gotnls. We guarantee them
r : vi St.-. i
And M ill Hve evervlMMlv perfect satisfaction. e want you to come anu
LIVERY, SALE & FEED STABLE,
Nos. 5," 7; and; 9 East Main St., Columbia, Tennessee.
tBI.vk Moorc's;oM Stand,)
Will keep alwuv. on hand PI KST-cr.ASS SAPPI.E AND HABXKSS HOtl.-iRs, BHl
HI KM, CAKHlAta- AM 1?A U-1 t'l 1 1-. which we will hire at reasonable ratea. Iarire
and com imal Ions rooms for storinn velilcles of all kinds, and for hoarding bortes. In
oonuectton with this sinlile t iere aretwo laixe sneils lor the accom ruodalion 01 drivers
of horses nod mule. I'ncln Tommy Donelass still holds t he reins of the MtI.I KKI.IA
IU.K.OMNI Ul-.s," aud (teit ites with this stnhle. All calls left at either stable wilt re
ceive prompt at tent ion Iron I ' nele 1 oininy.
liowanl it OirjieiiU r, or Klilie .fiHm, their Aent, cm lie found at all time at t.hla ata
hle to give tlio liiKhei-t luarlc-t price tor niiiles. AMjiTt lllirch, t'l'-IX, ca lie found HI
li W aUUluaiftUbouisaiuUii uieuigut. Uci-n-y.
Smallest Purse !
of the Immense Bargains we
5 rts. jht yard
5 " "
UJ and lo eta
in els. to i a pair.
and Children's Cntom-made Boots
the gooda he wants.
: : TENNESSxi
No. iS Rroadway,
New Yokk City.
purchasing elsewhere. We are just
aim eiejrani poring wwh i
in a first-class establishment.
WHICH IS OUR SPECIALTY,
in Columbia. We manufacture our
KKMAHI.K 1IOVSK IN AMKKICA.
v to iu: V WllefP VHI ouii iuy cueaiK'st.
i- uia jidia, aim wain. ju iu
f.k f 1 w .liiii nr tmi f 'ftiut aitlt fillll.
whether you purchase or not
: LAJiA 3imA, ir--.
to their interest to call on us, and ex
Iioutsville or N:ushville prices.
COLUMBIA, TENNESSEE, FKIDAY, JULY 5, 1878.
A 12,000 CHEQUE.
The hour grew late and Mr. Rrand
paced his chamber in moody silence.
The train had come in, but his mes
senger had not returned and the mer
chant was troubled. Troubled by a
vague sort of doubt which haunted him
in spite of his faith in Lake. A merry
sober old trader of long experience had
said that Lake was too young to rill
the important position which he held,
but Mr. Brand had never found his
trust In Tom misplaced.
Having heard rumors concerning a
house with which he had extensive
dealings, the merchant had despatch
ed Lake to London, telling him to
make enquiries, and in any case, to
get the partners of th firm in ques
Hon to settle tnelr account.
So Lake had gone from Liveriool to
Londou. Tbe time appointed for Ins
a 1 .III i i
return nassou, anu suit ne uiu not
A lady entered and stole to the mer
chant's ttiue: iter own sweet lace van
anxious, and there was a tremor in the
music of her voice, as she said:
"Do you think he will be here to
night, dear papa?"
I nope so, Alary; but tt is very
"Is there no other train?"
"Only the night express, and that
does not stop, except at the central
"Perhaps he will come, papa; he
would not mint! coming ten miles,
even if he had to walk."
"He should not have missed the
train," said Mr. Brand stonily; "punct
uality is an imperative duty with men
"But, papa, something may have
occurred to detain him."
"Nothing should detain a man who
has given his word."
The fair pleader was silenced her
father was angry, and knowing his
strictness of discipline of duty, she did
not venture to sjieak again.
The time dragged slowly on; Mr.
Brand continued his restless walk,
and Mary sat subdued and iuiet,
watching him. She saw that he was
listening as the night express went
whirling bv. and from the depths of
her heart there went a prayer that
Lake would come safely home. The
girl loved him, would have staked her
life on his truth, and knew that he
was not leyoud his time through any
weakness or wrong. Two slow, weary
hours passed. Mr. Brand was reading
the commercial news; but for the first
time in his life it did not interest him;
he wan thinking of the young clerk,
and the heavy sum of money that
would be in his possession should the
Ixnidon firm nave paid mm. aimi
Mary, reading her father's counte-
nnnce. felt elllileu JUKI IKllfieu I'V Hie
slur cast on her lover's honesty by h;s
suspicions her every thought was a
denial to his doubts, and as the rapid
clatter of a horse's feet rang out she
ran to the window.
"IxKik!" she stud, daslnng the cur
tains aside with eager nanus; -iook,
papa, I said he would come 1 knew
The merchant's stern tea lures re
laxed, with a smile of pleasure; he
was not emotional or demonstrative,
but his daughter' gladness pleased
There were a few moments or ex-
liectanoy, and then lorn jj-ikb came
in. He went straight to Mr. Brand
only noticing with a . bow the lovely
face writ mm glance mriiieu ms wmi.
"They have paid," ne said quietly,
as he placed a thick pocket-lxxjk in
the merchant's hand, "but we were
only just in time."
"There was a consultation at the
lianker's Ifefore I could get cash lor
"Do vou think they win urcaK.
"Hopelessly. They havegivon mean
immense order, but it would nut lie
wise to forward the good,"
"You did not hint that we nau uie
.No. but l was giuu iu gri
monev; twelve uiounuuii iwuuuo
M ould have lieen a heavy loss."
"It Mould have done serious injury
J .. . . . i rr- . m.t..1it Otitic
"And yet, sum mm gij, -"'"
moMiiuir the odds were considerably
against Its ever reaching you."
Tom took tM-o chairs, placed them
side bv side near the tire, led Mary to
one aud seated himself m me omer.
He had done his duty as tne mer
chant's clerk, aud now was ir.
Brand's prospective son-m-iaw nu
Part.n.t!r- u .!. r
i iitui an auveuiure, uc
was the hero of a strange story in a
Mary bent forward to listen;
l.neii her hand in his own.
I . ... :.... ..... I I . i .
Isrand sat opposite mem, minrai ij
the Miwakers manner, as he began:
"When I got the cheque I had an
idea that it might not bp M'eU, p to
make sure I presented it at the ban
ker's. There M as, as X told you, a
consultation before they cashed it, and
.vhile the consultation was going on,
I noticed a stranger looking at me in
tently. I knew the man in my
younger and wilder days. I had met
him often at the r e course, in billiard-rooms,
and in othor places,
more or less respectable. Now be
was changing a cheque tor some petty
amount, and was evidently astonished
by the immensity of the order I had
presented. I left the bank Mith my
pocket-book full of notes, and found
that 1 had lost the train. The next
M-ould be the night express, so I stroll
into n billiard room. A man is
just as afe with a fortune in his pock-
et as it peninN sm tftttr i'P i
enough to hold l)is tmge. This re
was some clever play going om ami I
watj-hing the players till some
ne challenged me to have a game, f f
I have one siieeial vanity, it is my sci
ence with the cue: I accepted, and as
I did so a strange feeling which had
lieen growing upon me. took a sudden
turn which startled me.
My challenger M as the man whom
t r..i,i noticed at the banker's.
There wan nothing strange in the
f-.i-t f his being in the room, one of
his favorite rework, but Sva;; pos
sessed by the vague shadow of a single
idea, f had read somewhere of a man
tieing followed and plundered m a
train, and somehow I associated the
storv with the man liefore mo. it was
the first time I had ever paid him any
particular attention, but I gave hjiu
full oliserration iiom The more 1
l.w.k.sl sit him the less I liked him
He was handsome, gentlemanly, with
f .ir form and elegant figure, full of
um.i.leiiess and strength. His man-
!,.!- u-uri sinu-ularlv unassuming, his
fate irauk and genial, but by looking
l,i lv at him vou could see some
thing sinister looking in the depth and
softness of his eves.
J never liked a stranger to lie affable
ninl m-euossessiiiK. and lie M'as the
very piijk of iW "d grace,
We played for an '")ur witi alter
nating success; lu was on ainusmg
companion, well informeil and had
trvl!. hut I was shy of coiiversa-
tiou 1 Iti1 blDJ' htul avng
,1 .s,u t,i -uaxe, went to see a
friend in the Temple.
When, at the expiration of some
thirty or forty minutes, I emerged in
to PlWt street, almost the first person
on whoii, n,y ga-e fel Mim my late
antagonist at billiards.
1 thought there Massotneti.ing more
than a mere coincidence in this second
meeting sim-e Me sttxsl together at
the banker's. H was in a cigar store
Not a hundred yards from the Tern-
pie gate stood a man wlwm I reoog-
ni.ed M ini a very welcome loeung. it
was f Jeorge ixen, Uie detective. . j to which, T understand,, he Mill not
Ho M-as fashionably dressed ami submit, unless the party is in inimi
looked an aristocrat of the first Mater, nei it deadly peril.-- V7i.7i Cor,
I went up, aud greeting him as I Sanhcillc.
.. " :.!Z
" il ;:
shonld an old familiarfriend, and held
out my hand and said: 1 "
"i'ome and drink a 1 fas-' of M ine
with me, I have something to say."
He shook hand in the most natural
M-ay possible. I took his arm, and talk
ed of the journey I had to perform by
rail. . '
I saw that, watching through the
gla.ss of the door, he was taking a men
tal photograph of the1 two men.
"They mean business," said Vixen
quietly, "but I shall be with you. We
must part at the door, or they will see
that we hare soented the game."
"And you," I said, "how will you
"I shall travel to Liverpool by the
night express." '
He left me. I bad no fear now
knowing him to be a clever and de-
term ined fellow.
Taking a casual glanoe across the
road, I saw my man with his com pan
ion. It M'as quite evident that they
were tracking me, though I lost sight
of them before reaching St. Paul's.
I strolled along the churchyard.
M'andering nearly to Islington, then
went through the city again before
I made for the station; my acquaint
ance of the billiard room did not cc Jie
in sight, though I kept M-ell on the
to the moment of starting lelore I en
tered the carriage, but my man did
not appear. Two men M ere in the
compartment with me. I could not
see the face or one, and tne other was
The tell rang. The guard had just
time to put a lieM Udereu old gentle
man in hy my side, and M-e M-ere off
The man whose face I had not seen
turned toM-ard me.
I could hardly .vpress an exclama
tion. There was no mistaking that
frank, genial countenance, nor the
lurking devil in those eyes, M'bose
softness was so sinister.
He had me then at last. Vixen had
broken his promise, and I was left to
travel that perilous journey alone,
with the man M ho had followed me
so skillfully another who might be
his confederate, and an old gentleman
M ho, after grumbling out his indigua
tion against fdl raiHvay servants and
locomotive traveling in general vas
fast asleep in the corner.
1 hat uie intentions of my billiard
player were bad M-ere manifest by the
tact of his having assumed a false
moustache and beard. They added
to the lieauty of his face but left to his
eyes that sleepy, cruel glitter that is
characteristic of the Asiatic.
He spoke to me, remarked the oddi
ty of our Iteing traveling companions,
iinl greM' pleasantly tamiliar. 1 an-
swercd him, not wishing to apiear
churlish or afraid, knowing that I
could trust something to my own
strength should the M-orst come.
e had made the last stoppage, ami
Mere rolling swiftly through the
gloom, when, among other topics,
our conversation touched on jewelry;
dreM'ashoM-y ring from his finger,
telling me it was a curious piece of
M'orkmanship, having a secret spring,
M'hich he said I could not discover.
I took it, searching in vain for a
spring, then returning it to him. It
iropped and rolled under my feet.
I stooped to pick it up. and so did he.
but in that moment, Mhile mv head
M as down, he had me tightly by the
throat ami tbreM' me to the carriage
His confederate was upon me in an
instant. I could scarcely breathe and
could not struggle, for a heavy knee
was uin my chest, and two strong
brutal hands Mere crushing the life
from my throat. I
Though the horror of the situation
did not last a minute, it seemed an
eternity to me. I felt the ruffians'
hand searching for the oeket-lok,
uid I strained desperately for a chance
Their M-ork was nearly done,
ramped in that small space, I M'as
powerless, aud the veins in my throat
and head M-ere sM'eiling like sinews,
Mhen the old gentleman In the corner I
awoke and came to my assistance.
I heard a low M hirr of some M'eaixm
in its descent, and my first assailant
reeled from me stunned. Then the
old gentleman M-ith a strength and
rapidity of action wonderful to see in
a person of his age, seized the scoun
drel, lifted him away, aud dashed him
down qn a seat.
There W83 a brleretruggje, am then
I heard a sham click scoundrel the
second bad a pair of handcuffs on his
' 'They M'ere more prompt than I
had expected," said the old gpntleman,
removing hU woolen comforter, with
which he fastened my first assailant's
hands behind him, "and a railway
carriage does not afford much scope
for a struggle."
The pocket-book M-as safe. The
ruffians were securely bound, and the
old gentleman who, without his spec
tacles and muffling, stood out in bold,
aud pleasant reief as tfe deteptive,
kept guard over tbeni.
At the station they were handed
over into the custody of the police. I
was all right by that time. Vixen
nxie M ith me as far as tle hotel near
est here, and to-morrow be wH pall tP
see if 1 am any M'orse for my ride by
The contents of the fpocket-book
M-ere Mary's bridaj dowry.
The detective speaks of tbe senior
partner of the firm of Brand Iake
as the most Jiospj table and generous
man he ever met in the course of his
Iake M-as quite cured of his love for
billiard playing. He had too narrow
an escape, and he did not forget the
Whet If a WomaxW.
New York Ban,
Tusearora, in the State of Nevada,
has lately lieen the scene of a most re
markable (Hfurrenoe. A person known
as Samuel M. Pollard courted and
married a young woman of good fami
ly and reputation named Marancy
Hughes. Marancy, after living Mith
Pollard six months, went liack to her
parents. She stated that Pollard m s
a woman, who, froh mpttvr cn
nectpdwifli ljer Lrevious career,- had
assumed male attire, and had marrjed
her partly as a cruel jest and partly t
letter maintain her assumed charac
ter,. Mannifiy also said that PuiUu4
had dt-terred her by threats from pre
viously making known the fiu-tsj and
M hen some doubt was expressed as to
the truth of her astonishing story,
Marancy went before a Justice of the
Peace and made affidavit to it. She
also urged the authorities to prosecute
Pollard. Meanwkile Pollard stoutly
asserted that he (or she lielom'ed tt
the male sex, ami averted that bis
M-ife had left him for other reasons
than those put forM-ard by her. The
public, at first incredulous, gradually
became convinced that Maraney's
statement m s correct. In order to
settle the f mention, Pollard was ariei
edqna phirge or perjury n having
sM-om falsely when Ae marriage lf
cense M'as obtained? Turora M as In
a fever of pjfcjtepieut, as women are
scai-ue iu tht mh'tng tuM-u, and the
prospect of au audition U, the ranks
of Uie favored sex was anticipated
Mith aas!:tjr. ,5u- whatever hopes
existed M-ere dashed by the reconcilia
tion of Marancy and her husband.
They met in court, they embraced,
ad thfiy walked oil arm in
arm without a i'qrd of explana
tion to the M'ondering officers. But
still the Tosoarorans lelieve that Pol
lard is woman
if,n. Burk Bond is u candidate for
I emigre from this district without re-
ar,i to the ruling oi tne convention,
- A XXLLX0HA1&2 XXYEXTOS.
The Career of Wlnana,. JiltlmorVi
Baltimore Correspondence of the New York
times, june ii.
Thomas Winans, of Baltimore, died
mis morning at nis residence at JeM-
ptrt, It. I., of pulmonary consump
tion, .rie leu liaitimore a row M-eeks
ago in the hones of restoring his health,
M'liieh had Is-eii rapidly failing for
sometime, but recently his condition
Iiecame critical, . anf on S;tturdav
night inflammation of the Isnvels set
in. e For many years Mr. Winans has
lived very quietly in Baltimore, and
since the death, a few years ago, of
ins M'ife, to whom lie M'a very much
attached, has been seen but very little
in public. He was a son of Bass
Winans, of this city, who died in
i a l I . i
rtjin. oi last, year, ana wno m as me
Inventor of the eamol-liaok engines
first used by the Baltimore and Ohio
Itailroad Company. He received a
good education at the public schools,
although he never went to college.
and after leaving school his father
taught him the trade of a machinist.
His mechanical and inventive abili
ties soon proved to be of a high order,
ami Miien ms lamer received a con
tract for the construction of the Nich
olai Itnilroad, letween St. Petersburg
and Moscow, young Winans Mas sent
out in charge of the machinery and to
superintend the building of the road.
inner American engineers, among
them Messrs. Eastwick and Harris jn,
of Philadelphia, had also entered into
contracts M-ith the Imperial Govern
ment. On theM-ay out Mr. Winans met
M-ith Mr. Eastwick, and the two dec!
tied to go into partnership after their
arrival in Bussia. They entered into
a number of contracts M-hich Mere
very successful. During bis stay in
Bussia Mr. inaus married a Kussian
lady, and when he returned to Bait'.
more lie M-as reiiorted to be the
wealthiest man in the 1-ountry. He
purchased and entire square of ground
at the interseetyui of Baltimore and
Holl ins streets for fifty-tM-o thousand
dollars, and proceeded to erect on it a
cry large and beautiful mansion.
The grounds surrounding it were or
namented with the choicest flowers,
and groups of statuary added to the
artistic character of the scene. Some
objections were however made to the
statute of the "Dying Gladiator" and
other studies from the antique, and
the City Council passed a resolution
requesting their removal. Mr. i
nans retaliated by building a brick
wail alsjut twelve feet high around
his property, and though often peti
tioned to pull it down, steadily refus
ed, and it still remains standing. At
the tune the house was built it was al
most iu the suburbs of the city, but the
locality is now densely populated. In
the construction of his house, ni r. Wi
nans brought all his knowledge of
mechanics and peculiar scientific theo
ries to liear ujmn it. To develop his
theory of ventilation, he caused to lie
erected a tall Prick tower, aliout 100
feet high, and pierced the floors of
some of the rooms M'i th holes, M-hich
M'ere covered M-ith an intricate venti
lating aparatus. He seldom entered
into society, his time lieing spent in
intercourse M-ith immediate friends
and in maturing new inventions and
hen the war broke out ho built a
huge steam-gun of peculiar construc
tion, M-hich he claimed M-as of a most
destructive character. His sympa
thies, as also of his brother. M-ere
largely M-ith the South, and the gun
M-as ottered to the confederacy. It
M-as shipped to Harper's Ferry by the
Baltimore and Ohio railroad, but was
captured by (it'll. B. F. Butler at the
Belay House, aliout nine miles from
this city. Shortly after this, Mr.
Winans and his brother went to Eu
rope, the latter remaining there, Al
ter his return to Baltimore, Mr.
Winans continued his experiments.
He built a cigaroshaped steamer, M ith
an iron hull, and ship-rigged, and
claimed that Mhen the principle on
which it M-as M-orked M-as perfected,
the Atlantic could be crossed in four
days. The first triiil trip, howevtr,
M-as a failure, and the steamer now lies
dismantled at a m barf in South Balti
more. Several of these steamers M ere
also England, Mr. Winans making tre-
juent visits to that couutry in their m-
tVmict l.iit tliarkriilort U'Uy It no 11 17 n iinu
doneix. Several years ago be began
the construction of a large organ at his
house in Baltimore, a building having
been especially erected for its reception.
It Is not yetcQmpleted.althouirhoneof
similar uliarat-ter M'as built at T1I3 villa
in NeM-port and finished two years
ago. lie also patented an invention
tor notching tne tires or carriage
wheels, by M-hich vehicles could be
turned oil of street railroad tracks
M ithout danger of an accident.
was very fond of horses, and bis r.
gllsh drag and four-in-hand attracted
mucn attention Miien seen on tne
streets. About a year ago be pur
chased a team of Butsian stallions in
New York, the magnificient pro
portions of which ex.ul.ted tttucU atlmi
yatioi. As show ing nr. winans' peculiar
ties it may le mentioned that after the
fire in the Brooklyn Theatre, he caus
ed the door to lie made through the
solid wall opjinsitp the private box
which he rented at Ford's OperaJiouse
so that in caso of fire the inmates of
the box could make their escape into
the adjoining yard. His leisure mo
ments were, in fact, constantly spent
in the study of art, literature and ex
perimental philosophy, and he always
had a number of workmen and ma-
chidists in his service, building accord-
ins to the modi la which he furnished.
yVrtbftUgh not known nn,ch in publjc..
be was a very charitable man, He
purchased a fethodist chapel iu the
neighliorhood of his house prior to
1SU1, furnished it with the nesessary
appurtenances, and gave largely every
day to the poor. It became known as
V man's soup-house, and retained that
name until it was tornafew years ago.
Mr. Winan's fortune is estimated at
about $tV"l,VH,i I'nnt'inally invoked.
IU real estate in jsajiimftre city and
cp.utity. Helei,ves a s.un and daugh
ter to uiheqtii iwiss, a M piow-er, and.
Ella unmarried. His. three bvoiliers,
William, Walton and. fMntutt, are
still in Hnglw!: HU ldy mUI be
temporarily entaniiiad at Newport to
morrow, und will be brought 10 BaK
liuiore for final ldterinent in the fall.
The Wilderness Campaign.
Wlmfever Hiitlmi-iv Cpy.. I.!..i.:l i-il
Taiior my nave had' for stating in an
article in the X'irfh Ainericrn Jtcruw
that the plan of the campaign in the
Wilderness, M-hich resulted iu the loss
of a hundred thousand men, M as laid
down for Gen. Grantjby Mr. Stanton and
Mr lliiiioohi. Oeiii (Jrant hast-put i af
firmed tha the plaq was his own, and
there is no reastni to doubt it. Before
he M-as somoioned to W ashingtcui the
eoniniand n chief of the army of
tle IVirqmat: biyj been Ujanyed. bajf a
duzeV'tiwei. Mi.Uellan. IJurusJde.
Hooker, Pojk?, and MoCleflaii a second
time, all these had lieen tried in turn,
and all had lieen hampered more or
in their onerations or blunders!
terribly. But however much the Ad
ministration may have interfered M-jth
these v"Unipuers, there was. H was
alwavs uiiueritood and believed, no
such "interference In respect to (rant
All the men he asked tor were given
lrm, Praft after '!rfl.H h!a,Mi t
(ill tm the ijajfl rs hH tylxiously and
M-astingiv sougnt to noru ms way
round toward fiiebmond. H'a theory
df the oamnaifeit w;vs tnai suooohm was
only to lie attained by hard iounlings,
and the rcmarK sententious rttat "our
rat has the longest tail," M'ith which
he is said to have closed a council of
I . . .. , - ' . . '. . i
war after the" battles of of Wilderness,
showed that be depended upon his nu
merieal superiority for ultimately for
cing the -surrender of Leo. Whether
lie said so or not, he acted throng! .out
the camiiaign as If he believed it,
The enormous losses he sustained iu
the battles of the Wildeeness and at
Cold Horbordldnot move him from
his iHirpse. For every thousand men
that fell other thousands were pushed
forward to take their plrces, drawn
for, as they were steadily, from all
parts of the country. The Confedera
cy had no such resources, and the
ctniseqiienee was that Ie 'More away
I iee's attenuated battalions by persis
tent atrition. Whatever merit the
plan of the compaign bad must be at
tributed to Gen. Grant. If he lost
more men betw- a UnlKappuhanncok
and tbe James than Lee nan 111 nis
whole armv when tbe campaign in
the Wilderness was opened, be gained
the end in view. . He broke the lack
of the Confederacy, but it was at ft igli
nil cost. The plan of campaign M as
undoubtedly drawn up and carried
out bv (Jen. Grant he "fought il out
on that line" to the end and vhat-
ever honor belongs to him liecause of
It be is justly entitled to. 'jou.
Taylor, In treating of the subject, has
made, it seems, striklng"errors of date
He speaks of bavtng Dad a con versa
tion with Gen. Halleck "In New Or
rleansiu 1874 or 1875" on the
but it appears
died in 1872.
Gen. Taylor also quoted (Jen. John
ston ascharging Gen. Grant upon the
authority of an officer on duty in the
l .1 .. V li 1 nri.l
o ui uruniLuicui ai mwiinitivii, anu
overheard a conference between the
President, the secretaay of War and
(fen. Grant with expressing great in
difference to the sacrifice of human
life in bis march 011 Richmond. Iu
an interview had with Gen. Johnston
by a correspondent of the Jfrrfcul the
former stated that his note to Gen
Taylor M'as a private note, M'hich M-as
published without bis lieing consulted
As TO the matter referred to he could
sav nothing, because he was not at
liberty to name Uls authority. Jie
said be did not know w here his infor
mant M-as now, but he M as an old ac
quaintance M-hom he kneM- Mell in
former years." Gen. McClellan, who
seems also to have been intervieM'ed
on this subject, said that he was on
friendly terms with Gen. .rant, and un
der no circumstances could be be indu
ced to erit'eise bis military movements
Too Vaaj Parents.
There is a young lady in St. Ixwis
M-ho says she has more parents and
step-parents living than any one she
ever heard: "Vou know papa and
mamma never could agree, and so fi
nally they got divorced. I don't say
M hose fault it was, but mamma really
did behave ugly sometimes, and even
1 could not get along wit 11 her. rxi
M hen the seiiaration came, 1 Mint to
live Mith jwpa. Shortly afterMard
mamma married again, and papa was
not long in following suit, 1 did not
not like it very well at first, but my
step-mother turned out to be first-rate
and 1 got to like her splendid. Then
papa seemed to get infatuated Mith
another woman that he got acquainted
with, and she M-heedled around him
until she made trouble, aud the result
was another divorce, and papa soon
married the woman that made the
trouble. When the second separation
took place I Ment with my step moth
er because my services M'ere necessary
to help take care of the baby. Then
what doos she do but go and gel mar
ried. I declare I never saw so much
marrying in my life. Itonly happened
a little while ago, and my new step-step-father
I suppose lie is treats me
in a very kindly sort of way, as if he
felt ho couldn't hell) himself: but didn't
exactly like it, and I don't like it, and
I don't like It a hit. I can't go back
totnamiryj, liecause sbe is mad with
me fur going with pa iu the first in-1
stance, aud I can't go to papa because
of bis M'heedling woman, ami I can't
bear to stay M bere 1 am. it is too bad
that a girl should have a father and a
mother and tM-o stcp-fatners and two
step-mothers, all living at once, and
not a home that she can teei at nome
Tfif Stfnjjnf ef eei Bemelj for fineu-
The Praoger Landwirthiolmftiches
Wnckenblatt contains the following
in regard to the pure of rheumatism
by means or bee-stlngs. The corres
pondent says: "That his wife having
suffered so much as to be unable to
enjoy any sleep or rest for the space of
six months, the right arm being al
most lame, preventing the sulterer
from doing anv household wars. ma-
He I tifiS her even unable to dress or un-fin-
I dress herself, and having heard that a
farmer, quite incapacitated by rheu
matism, had been accidentally stung
by bees, and thereby got entirely
cured, he pursuaded. hjs wife to try
this remedy, as the pain from the
sting of the Tiees would not be greater
than that already sutiered. Three
bees were therefore laid and pressed
m the right arm fur a considerable
ie in order that the mison-bladdcr
of the Jnseots should eutirely emyty
itself. The etleot aroduced M'as aston-
Ing, as the lady, even on the first
night, M-as enabled to enjoy a long,
good sleep, the first time for at least
six months, the racking paid wing
entirely fine. The arm M as, of course,
swollen greatly 111 consequence 01 the
sting, but the swelling disappeared,
gradually upon tle anpllatjon some
exilic Pnil! S ipw was gone,
this lame m-overed its previous vigor-
nusness, and not the least sign of
riieumatism nas since suom-o it-en.
A Bemarkable Cue cf Poisoning.
The New York Ti.m mentions a
startling case of wh,tewle jioLsoning,
by M'hivU several families have suffer
ed in tense tortures, occurred at Pitts
ton, Ph., Sunday. Hiid resulted from
drinking the rails pj a cow vhv ud
der haii. lieen WUeu. by a snake, The
anhwal U owned hy Martin Jurdau,
anl while in the pasture tiefure milk.
: I I tl,u 1.1,.. rpi,-
lllij aii--inm i? ... 1 ... '
Ulilk was serve I as usual among the
families in the n Ighborhood, ami
shortly after drinking it they mani
fested the most distressing symptoms.
Eighteen persons suffered great pain,
among them George Judge e-
member or the iisjaiuie, whose
(!agitei- was salu ti be dying from
the effects or me deadly draught- nis
m ife M'as also suffering severely. A
portion of the milk was giveu to a kit
ten as an experiment and it died 'n;
stantly. llie affair caused, rft
citemcnt in ,p eJghbUood.
- r? ;
A Sullivan (Ind-) tramp of fifteen
returned home front a tMo years' ab
sence, during wbHU tjOAe bis narcnts
nave hu h ninmit" w Miiere
abonta. Dune nqveU started him off,
but reality struck: mm m me snape 01
a lever at ew vrieuns, a uroKeti aim
at Galveston, two broken ribsat Hous
ton, an almost faUd fall by Innng
pushed irom me lexas ireigni tram
011 which he was stealing a, fide ami
au uec:,ontttl pbW'l wliilv. driving
a i:eri of caV"e across Indian Terribr.
ry.' Tle youngster 8'ld papers,
lilackeil boots, M'orked iu u livery sta
ble, a theater, ft I'e-tuui'a,, taiv tim
pr ft ii,eb mvi herded, cattK'. He car.
rie! lii.s (ijly sister's photograph as his
most sacretl treasure; and, strange to
niy, tlow not cliew, drink, sweat, 11
or gamble. He thinks he has st-en
enough of the world for a while, aud
means to sM-nd the next three years
in the pleasant school room he left
, two years ago,
VOL. XXIII. NO. 50.
TES STONEWALL QT TEX WEST.
Major General Patrick Soaajat Cleburne
Col. Avery's interesting sketch of
the short but brilliant career of tin
late Gen. Cleburne (s lie Mas called
bv Hardee) faithfully portrays the
character of a man who might have
saved the fortunes of the Confederacy
had he la-en apixiinted to the chiif
command. Had his services been ta
ken early in the war, when lie urged
the necessity of placing the negroes
in the held, the result of that contest
would have been different, and tbe
South would to-day be free. He origi-
inated tbe order of the "Southern
Cross," intended to unite in one great
brotherhood the entire armv. but it 1
not proliable that the order extended
beyond his OMrt troops, for the "unity
of purpose Produced by Bitch a liond
M-ould have made tiie Confederate ar
my invincible. Cleburne was not
merely a soldier ; ue was iorn leader
of men, a noble patriot, and a true son
01 j,rin. J!ngiisu writers, with their
usual audacity ami jealousy t claim
that he was not an Irisnman, except
by the " mere accident of birth," and
that he had "not a drop of Iiidi Mood
in his veins." 1 evert Helens, though
his blood M'as not Celtic, his feelings
and Ins heart were Irish to tbe core
Like the Morman Fitzgeralds, lie was
44 mnro Irtsli than tliti f riuli !' tmhni.l
M ith an intense sympathy for the op
pressed of that nation, and ever elo
quent in the defense of their wrongs,
He M'as descended lineally from
" Thomas, tbe last lord of the manor
of Cleburne, in the County of West
moreland, England, the eldest brother
of William Claiborne, the famous Sec
rotary of Virginiain Colonial times"
the "first American rcU'I," and for
twenty years the "champion of Vir
ginia" against the encroachments of
From this sturdy race of lwrder
kuights, Mhose Norse blood made
them the implacable enemies of in
justice ami oppression, sprang the
Irish Cleburius and Clailsirnesof Vir
ginia, Iouisiaiia, Mississippi, and Ten
nessee, distinguished alike in the for
um and the touted field. Gen. Cle
burne, as a lioy, was noted for his tac
titurnity, ami gentleness traits
M-hich characterized him iu after
life. A fair classical scholar, he Mooed
the "Muses" more than Esoulanius.
having a decided distaste for his fathers
profession of physic (for M-hich be
Mas intended), aud failing in his ex
amination, he, likeSir Richard stt ele,
ran away troin college, and iu a fit of
discouragement and disgust, enlisted
in the army. He Mas bought out by
his friends, but not bwfore lie had
learned the practical lesson M'hich
made him the "Dessaix" of the Con
federate army, and the "Stonewall of
the West." Having studied law. lie
came to the I'nitcd States, settled at
Helena, Arkansas, and entered utin
tne practice or 111s profession. He
joined the Confederacy at the outbreak
of the war, and his fame aud fortunes
M-ere with the " lost cause" until the
moment of his death. So groat m-iw
his faith in the struggle hi which ho
was engaged, that shortly before he
was slain in Franklin, lie remarked to
Gen Hood, " I am more hotieful to
day of success ff our cause, than 1
have been since tbe war liegun."
Within an hour four millions of peo
ple had to mourn his loss. Take film
all in all, Cleburne M-as a remarkable
man lieyond his patrician bhssi a
warm friend, a true 1 wit riot and the
very soul of chivalry and honor.
Ixing may his memory and the
memory of his glorious deeds lie cher
ished iu tbe land of his birth, and in
the hearts of the Southern jieople.
' Fare thee well depnrted chleftlan,
Krln's bard hendit loitn a wall,
AndO. my country Mad lament thee,
Pa-iitxi tooaooii luroujii UiatD'adttrk vale.
Blow yo hre aea anrtly o'er him,
Kan hlabfow with icentle lireath,
Dlnturb j e not tbe peaceful alumberer
"Cli burne bleeps tbe eleep of death.
Rest thee CleVinrne ! tears of aadnrHK
Klow from lu art thou st nol.lv won,
Memory ne'er will cease to cherltih
Deed f g'ory thou bant done."
NoTK The above lines were pinned
to the Geueral'a coffin under a wreath
The vom cI "c" has the broad sound
of "a' in the Northern counties of
England. Derby is pronounced Darby ;
Hertford, Hartford ; hence Claborne
or Claiborne In the United States.
C. J. II.
A Mississippi Siver Plaster'i Views on the
I w an article a few days since, in
your valuabie paper, in regard to tbe
negro, giving the death-rate of the
dilferent cities, ami esiecially Mem
phis, which doubtless every reader of
the Memphis papers had noticed, and
it M'as often the subject matter of con
versation in the country. Why the
negro should dit in cities three, to one to
the whites, is very plain from my
stanpoint, as he Is the consumer of all
the stale and M ilted fruits, vegi tables
and spoiled meats, fish not excepted,
of the cities, and has not M'ben sick,
the money to employ a retuhir phy
sician. Now, if the "lecture" you
siioke of, w ho would lie a lienefaotor to
hisrac I f lie would, !n -it ad tf indulging
in xilitics, bring toe facts and fig
ures I efore his jieople, and would pre
par himself front notual statistic or facts
fmm. the uomitry, say from different
points on the Mississippi and Arkan
sas rivers, from the largest plantations
and the most densely populated neigh
borhoods, and lie Mill find thut the
negroes Hcnrvrli dir. of till m-Iio are
permanently located, and they are
raising children, too. Ttietwi., no dan
ger of them dwhy.Uiug Into nonentity.
I sjieak w'.al I know, and it is only
tl'e unsettled ortion of the negro rA
that has no iieriii:tii'iit Iionir, pit regu
lar habit", that is dying. teud them
to the country, tut if Uie crowded, ui
ven tili. ted tileeping-roouis, out of the
filthy liacfc-aUeys, ami let them locate
and nave some fixed purpose in life
and they will howa greater longevity
than the white man. Very It-spec-
fully, MlSSISTI'I'I Pl.AXTKK.
Massachusetts ioliticians ure iu fear
that if is Butler's intctdkul to. get up
and smash thiuifs iUwyetr, and tin y
don't hovipiiti u admit that he can do
it if IwM'uutsto. Slionld he place him
self at the head of au independent
movement as a candidate for Gover
nor his jiower to demoralize Itcpuhli
can majorities would $ ainvelhiiig
startling. It is ciiiivH-.leii that, al
though I'iitlor 4Mfe,rlit not wiint" any
wbeie uear au election, he would ci cs
ate a three-cornered fight in the Third,
Sixth, Ninth and Eleventh Congit.--ional
districts, Mhi h M'ould j-c-ult in
the return t.f the lV'insrati candi
dates, and ewu the Eight dictri-t
would be dangerously shaken up.
Some years ago a man in tbe North
of England proisised for a small wager
"that he would, at four diMm-l in
tervals, deprive a bu'l tus uf one of
bis feet by uu,PMikui, and that, af
ter evcv.V individual deprivation, he
should attack a hull with his previous
ferocity; and lastly, that he Iu.mM
continue to do so uioii his sunn us."
TI10 experiment Mas mtide, and'the
result ileuionstrated the truth of the
Some people scorn to lie taught; oth
ers are ashamed of it, as they would
lie of going to school when they are
old; it is never too late to le.irn Wh'd it is
always necessary to kniw, and it is
no shame to leai'i, Wi 1U;; as yon are
ignorant that, li to say ) 1 ng as. we
How weird the gli W the mall"t-slieks
With Mranire infatuation.
And iiipkii while play tautm-tic tricks
ll'ith loiulest cichliiiinllou ;
Their miillelM nwIiiz. the game to win,
liejiardleMt of U Ira-Lion,
Till Midden ly one strikes a hIiI-i,
And, though hIi KtraiU'.'leN hard to grin,
She nil ricks her Iiinllcl-dtcll.ni.
Ivirly Iruit catches the
The Servians have ot
What w ill the girls and
men do Sunday niglils?
If your foot is nslei-ll ill lint
alarnusl the imh! tells us that the
is not dead that similiters.
AVith the exception of dclimiticiit
suliscriliers, everything is aUiut a nut-
night earlier than tisnsl this year.
It is right that the St. Louis papers
should steal. Surely their readers aro
entitled to something. JJujUtu JCx
rn. The Oil City Derrick lias no hcsila-
tion in recommending to Emperor
William the various kinds of salve ad
vertised in its columns.
"Would you like to have some can
Iy, grandma V" "Yes, my Uiy;
where is it?" " Why, if you Mill buy
me ten cents worth, I will give you
"Do you think," said a husband, in
a mild form ot rebuke to Ins wile.
tbat Women are imsscssod by llm
devil ?" " Yes," was the answer, " as
soon as they are married."
Tbe Detroit News says:
:' IS l"ld
are but tM-o men in Bav City
not candidates fur the
tion of City Marshall. On
and tbe other is a wooden Indian."
There is a family in Vermont so la.y
that it takes twoof them to chop nil' h
stick of M'ood. Sinn cl 10 is while Jim
grunts, and then for a change, Jim
chops while Siau grunts.
A new laiok of .Mary Cecil Hay is
called "Heaping the Whirl wind" She
will probably write companion vol
ume entitled "Threshing thc( yclonc,"
or " Plowing the tornado."
At iM'enty a woman reaches for llio
training arbutus. At twenty-live sho
is after horse-radish. At thirty shu
digs roots for her blood. She is g( mlo
spring iu the various stages of fetniu
If you ant to sleep well, lay your
foet to the "South," says a medical
journal. If you have a big footworn.
pose you have a right to lay it to some
thing, but hascn't the poor South had
enough laid to it'.'"
A Vermont girl fell out of a rocking-
chair any received injuries that killed
her in two hours. Mural-- ounggirN
should not sit in a rucking chair, un
less there is a strong man iu it to hold
them in. Jitir.t it .
"What good is thev, anyhow"."
scornfully remarked a .Newark Imnl-
blaek, the other dav, referring to the
fair sex. " Did you ever know one on
'cm to stop and give a Mlcr a job?
.Not much! ihcvaiut trot no shoes
on to blacken, anyways.''
When little Thomas stoops to toy
with la-rries, jam ami ji-lly cake no
tit can soothe the cha.-lcncil 1 . -, no
nostrums case the i h:i-i in-il Imy, no
Host ruins case bis stoui.-icbcacbe.'.Xiiil
if the griping pains defy the mcilir incs
prescribed to foil, his parents wili do
well to try the limped, IkiukI castor
" Iioarn to smile," urges ii confem-
rajMiry. 11ns is pretty advice foran i
itor lo give, whose task is to mould pub
lic opinion- Young men learn lo
"smile" soon enough williniil any
newspaper instructions on the subject.
It is niisix-cted tnat the editor owns an
interest iu a large distillery.
Mr. Hilgildcr went boim- the other
night considerably intoxicated an. I a!'
dieted with double vision. He sal for
some time w ith his sleepy gn.e t i v i t - I
on Mrs Hilgildcr, aid then ipiictly
remarked: "Well (bid I hope t'hoii
er if you two gals don't look alike to
lie (hie) twins "
He was an entire stranger to thogfi Is
present, and the boys were no an ami
would not introduce him. lie finally
plucked up courage, and sb pping up
to a young lady requested the pleasure
of her company for the ncl dance.
She looked at him in surprised, and
told him that she bad not the pl a
me of hisat quaintancc. "Well," re
marked Ca.onovia, "you don't talo
any more chances than I do."
Hev. Jnser has two crushing ipa s
tions: " If de sun do not move, why
do Joshua command it Stan' still'.'" bo
inquires: and then !ie sits dow n and
says: ,, I Mait sixty year !: you to
to respondicatc to 'dai.'" .Nnd'whni
the next astronomer comes along, be
exclaims, " If do earth becsroun', how
does the anjils stan"jion the foah caw
nersV" nud then be smiles coutcmpSiis
ously and winks one eye in a slow
and eloquent manner.
One of Westtiicld's wealthy fanners
Mho keows inure jihout crops than
IhmiUs, told a neighbor ii day or two
since that the recent storms imist have
been a sirtion of the "tin phono si
lome tbat has done so miicli damage
out West." A while ago he was ask
ed by an agent to buy an eiicyelnK
dia but replied, "I don't want it, for
I've tried hall a doen kinds of pat
ent fertilizers, and find nothing so
good for the soil as real old-fashioned
Enter young husband who (brows
himself into a chair, ami exclaims:
"M'hat! toothache again, Maria! I
do call that hard upon a teller! And
here I have lieen at Esom all day
with the jolliest lot 'o fellers ever got
together in one drag and won a (ml o'
money, and bud no end of a jolly
(line, and I did think I should find
something cheerful ami jolly to greet
a feller when I got home ! And then
you are! toothache again l I do calf
it bard uhii a feller precious hard !'
He (lime from the country seven
years ago, and is now a 'veil lo- lo
merchant. Last week he '.,ro- lo the
old folks, telling them be, had married
a lady with a very tine voice " ;i
me.7.o-sopranno i;i very ct raotdinaiy
iiniincn." Hy received an answer
from tbe maternal side of the house,
infor'ning him that his lamented aunt
w;u afflicted with somefhing of I hat
sort during her life, but hail always
found relief in placing a miii-lanl plas
ter on the sole of each foot, and "hulk
ing a pint of dandelion tea.
A clergyman, having been introdu
ced into a II ving iu Kent, took occa
sion during bis first s"imou to intro
duce the word " optics." At the con
clusion of the service, a fanner who
was present thanked him for hi- dis
course, but intimate. I that lie had
made a mistake hi one word, sofiening
down the evcrity of bis ei ilii i-m by
say in, " We all know very well, sir,
what you meant." On the clergy man
making further inquiries alioiit Hp
wind the farmer replied : " W hat yon
call hope I ieks, in I his part of I he coun
try we call JiopjKiles."
A minister was riding 1 1 iron:-ha sec
tion of the State of ."south Carolina,
w hore custom forbade iniikct rs to
take pay from the -lei-gy who stayed
with them. Tbe mini-t-r in iiie-tton
look siippt'i without prayer, and ato
breakfast without prayer or grace and
was aliout to take his departure when
" mine host" presented bis bill. "Ah,
sir," said lie, " I am a clergyman!'"
"That may Ik-," responded I'ximt.ice,
"but you came here, unokcd like a
sinner, and ate and iliank like a
sinner, and slept like a sinner; ami
now, sir, you shall pay like a sinner."
They Wire ill the parlor together.
The li'tfht bad gone out and they stood
lit Ihe window in the radtt-m-o nf tbe
moon. Ho had bis arm aUiut her,
and was lookingilrcami! y at the queen
of night. Softly he sKko:
" laitllng, lain thinking how lta
p.v we M ill be in our home w hen we
are married. It shall hi-a pre) ty home,
and you shall be ils dear iit t le mistress.
We shall have a little parlor ami .
little dining-room am" a iit lie Uibb-u
for you to no-.nai'o. We shall be t in-ro
all by fiiirsclvis, ;ml we shall be so
happy, my dar',in.''
"(iii, !;i'Mry,"sbi' .vspou.h nilv nt
t Ctvvl, I thought we Wi l e ;:ilig t'
There were tear , in Urv cy s for him
to ki.s away, bill be lot her remove
them with what lacilii ies she coiikl
c,on;uuuid. limOi,irj Yi.w