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the best assortment of piece p-oois ever brought to this market. Many
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timi'ii. All ni'iti-iK iti'contt n n ! 1 1v n recioiiUilt mime will lu prourptly
lill.'il. Thin firm im always up to the
tliinii to Klnnil the. wmtiny of the niot
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c .ii.i, i:tiiLr, iii'roiiETiiE himi iii:.i.vs.
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J. J. $ TEWAUT,
It yrtiir,-'l I" rmttr hi btsifs nt UoMSP, Mfril lintl C tirrlilRe I'allltrr
('litzlrr, and I'nprr llimgrr. (.'a-.r .,'. I,;, ,..; in
Two Doors Essl of the Post House.
All work done neatly,
OUE ENS WAKE.
East o( iho Court IIouso,
April 1C, 18C0.
HAMUFACTUMRS OF CIGARS,
And M'liolosalo nnd Retail Dealers in
ROOMS, 1 oi ih-wcM, Corner of tho
M'CONNELSVILLE, OHIO. '
(Lii.cn nnd Flannel,) DRAWERS
l.v First Class Mnkers.nnd from
T. D. ClIl'.A DLL.
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aw m m i
latent liif liioiiw. iiml warrant their rl.v
fnatidinu. They keep poods tospll lv
t-xin ij i tioiir-lj- nnd cheap,
IS DRESS GOODS. "it,t
Pipes, tkc., ifce.
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(li p ililia to roll ami rxamiiio hii
pnoiumu l'hotagrapbt, Kurroty jw., Am
lirotvtin.. Uuini. c. wbitli faiiunlbo
in piwHil anywliora. 11a hat perfected ai-
rauumsin. vheraby any one oan un ao
romoiUud with the fiurtt of Oil l'nintiugi
ail'l pinturea of India Ink Work. Room.
r Uuoua'a Hud.llur Klinu. In .1. C Btolia'.
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DRAI.KR IN .
Dry Good, KntimiB, Tady't and CbilJn
bboea, o.( Ao.,
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BLE AS PER
PERFECT SIGnT enn only bo ol-
tamed by using
tho uifilcu.tr ot procuring which is
Mesur. LAZAUUH& MORRIS, Ocu-
lit nnl Opticians, llnitfnrd, Vonn.,
Mnniirnetiirprit or the plcbratcu I KK
FECTED SPECTACLES, hnv after
yonrn of pxporienep, expprimpnt and
thp.ereelion or potlv mnelilnprv, boon
enabled to produce thut grand d-nide-
whirh Imro lioon Hold with niilimitpd
Hiitiofaetinn to tlio wenner in Mnsan
rliUHottM, Rhode lnlnfid, t'onnortirtit,
Now llniiipMhirP, erniont. Mnino. Now
York, P iiiiKj Ivniiiu, New Ji-moy. Novo
Spot in, Now RrmiHwirk, Pi inco Ed
ward h Ishind.nnd Doniimoii of ( oniv-
dn. diirins tin nt ninn vrnr.
TIiphp cell') luted Hiiprtueio nrvor
tiro thp pvo.nnd lust ninny yenr with
s. r. mii.i.iimso,
CLOCKS. WATCHES, nnd .JEWELRY,
-H ConnelHVillP, Ohio,
.SOLE AGENTS for tho xnlo of tlipno
from whom only thoy enn bopropurcd.
KO PFDLA 71S.
oiirins Trade. ISM.
lmv well plorlrd ttork of Trr Cov),
iir-x-rrie, ijucviuwnro, Booti itid 8ho, p.,
a &EATLY SEDUCED TR CF.8
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April H ly.
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FRANK JEFFERS - Proprietor.
Every ncpommodntion afTordod pupMh,
and tho Htuliling nmv ho cou-
nidenvd the bent. .
C, I V E THE M A (3 A I. L.
ITobort T-.. Morris.
ilenlcr in Mrrhanie'ii Tool., Fnrm Iniplc
iiicnid, Biiiliting Materinl, bbclf lUnl
ware, CunlHgu, IIoiim Kuruiuhiiig OtxxU,
TIK AN I HUEET IRON WARE
Oppu.ita Ilia Court Ilouie,
W. B. HEDGES. M. 0.,
Haa prrtiiaui-ntly IimwU-iI bun. elf in Me
Ceunrl.villu, where be will lollow
hi. prufe.Kion ttb in
riiVSlC AND bUUUKUY.
All cnllt promhlly roiiponilvd lo. Office I
npauailo Mumnicy, lluiiiiuoud Jk Co'i tiro rry
more, on venire bireut. aug zutl
H.n. vinrrxT. w. . TiKrKXT.
II. II. IXCEXT K IIHO..
I'hh'kli Watrlirn, and Jewelry, Silver and
Bilver-l'luluil ware, JMu.'rnl liialrniiiuiila.
iiml m.niimcuirer. oi I'iritire tramct
MurtHlK ULOCK, M'C iiint-laville, Ohio.
fir Watrhae, Jewelry nud Muaipal lu.
ati nini'im rcpuirvd.
CITY KiIAYIXU HAEOOX.
riIKU IIKIjWN, I'Aol'RIKTKB.
Fred in prprnred to do all maunrr ol
work wlitcli comca within tlio inhere of his
lcf itiinate busiiiova. Shaving, Hair Cul
ling, Shampooing, Jlyeinir, done to the
satisfaction of the moat laaliiloua, Hwiichoa
noil Curls are mad to prder, and are war
anted In prove aati.laetoi y. houlb-Kapt
idn ol Publie Square,
J. E. U Fin. It. Ilannn,
A.ttomeys J.t Law,
Will attend promptly lo all biuineaa en
triulvil to them. Special attention (fiven
to eolleetioua. Office ou Center Blreet, tbrva
doort we.t of lha Public t!q,Uuro.
MEAT SHOP J
Having Jiut put new and beauliful re.
I 'air. upon my room, ou tha Pablic Square,
am now prepared to accommodate my
raitomera with tha chotrett meat.' I at
determined not to be oudaraold or oxcelleJ
In tha quantity or qnality of meat iflhl
Thankful for pant ravora I ati 11 aolicit a
alia re of tha public patronage. The high
ca.b price paid for hides.
Tboaa who are indebted to-mo en old sc
count ara requeated to call and settle, as I
w!ah to square up my books and will here
after do only a Catlt btlainent.
VICE PRESIDENTS OF THE
With tho Presidents of tfieUntted
Staled, with Ihoir chArnctetn and
history, ftlmofit every well-inlormod
mnn la familiar, but It is olherwme
with tho Vice. PrcHidont", the sec
ond oflicor of tho Government.
Tbero tire fow who cun even name
them In tho order in wh'cb they
wcro e'ojtid. A few reflection up
on thorn raoy, therefor-, bo both in
tcieiling and niRtructivo.
The firitt two Vioo rreaidenU,
John Adums nnd Thonms Jufforaon,
waro both afltrward Pre"ii)enU.
They wero nigners of tho Doclnra
lion ot Indetipndcnce. on tho com
mit too (hot dru.'lod il, and wcro tho
lenders of their rpapct livo pnrtics.
Tho third Vice Prcidont, Aaron
Burr, is also a great binDrichl char
acter, who, in this connection, wo
mny pm-s without notieo, anvo tho
renuir!( that bin rcleclion over the
diHiingiiinhud Rurolutionary ener-
als, slutoHmmi nnd orators, at tho
enrly ao t.f 'oily-one, attests the
rcmiirknblo tulenls ot the man, nnd
tho impression tl-ey bud upon pub
Tho fourth Vico-Prosilcn was
Goorgo Clinton, ol Now York. He
held tho offlco Jor eight years, tin
dor tho second term ol Jefferson.
and tho first of Madison, nnd died
in it, the first instance of death in
viidirig tho great positions of the
Govern tncnl. IIo liuil been tho
Governor of Now York for eighteen
yenrs, during nil tho war of tho Rev
olution, nnd for a long timo before
and tiller it. ilo was Die grcnt op
ponent of tho udiplion ol tho Con
stitution of tho United Stnles, and,
by Ins inllueiico, camo near defont
iug it in Iho .Now York Cunvontion.
Ho was the uncle of n still mote
tnoro celebruted initn, Dc Wilt Clin
Tho fifth Vico President was El
bridgo Gerry, of aV.tissncliusctts, one
of tho immortal Ally -six wino signed
iho Uccliirulion of Independence.
ilr. Ucrry wus n Democrat, who
iniiintained tho faith of Hie pirty in
Iho (Jurkest hours In r odcrnl Mas
sucbui-ctls. Ilo had bocn n Demo
cratic Govomor of Unit Stale, and
from hi name politicul nomencla
ture bus arisen. A Democratic Leg
ihlatuio, under bis Administration,
districtoJ tho Statu (or Congress.
Of course they roardod politicul
lines, even more than contiguity of
territory, ruity ncivniitago was
ilia grcnt um. Tho Federalist do
nouueed iho bill us u ''gcrrymnn
dor,'' und from that day more than
half n century ago tho phrase baa
always boon applied to political
Congressional nnd Legislative ap
portionments. Mr. Ucrry, liko bis
predecessor, ur. Clinton, uiod in ol-
lice, ami wus buriud in tlio Con
grcHsiona! Burying Ground, in tho
hrst year of Ins torm.
Daniel D. Tompkins, of Isow
York, wus tho sixth Vico-Prosidcnt,
trtieo elected, holding the position
through till iho oigt-oHr adininis
tratior. of Juntos Monroo. lie ac
quired bis reputation ns a war Gov
ernor, In 1012. Un one occasion,
during that struggle, tho credit of
llin Psution li.nl sunk bo low, under
tho Fedoral opposition ol 2sovf En
glund, that when tho Statu of New
York put its bonds for 8400,000 up
on tho market, there tvero no la
kcrs. It wus not until Governor
Tompkins, wlrj was a verj' wealthy
man, indorsed them personally,
that tho t-HpitalisU stepped forwnrd
nnd took them. Ho was a trim: of
such popular and pleasing manners
that it was said a refusal from him
wus more highly pri.oa than an ao
oentunco by hisgrout rival, Do Witt
Clinton. It is conornlly believed
that iho tteatli of Vico President
Tompkins was produced by an im
moderate indulgence iu tho use
Tho Bcycntii Yice President wns
a man well known to us in middlo
life whe bnvo taken any part in pol
itics John C. Ciilhouii, of South
Carolina, tho ubluni man, with the
possiblo exception of JofTorson, M'ho
evor hold tho position, Ilo wns
Vice-Prcsidetit tinder John Qnincy
Adams, und also, under General
Jackson, Before bis term wus out
ho resigned, in order to take his
sent upon the floor of the United
Status Sonate, to combat whut
considered tho Federal herosioa
Daniel Webster ui regard to there
specti ve rights of tho States and the
l'edorul Government, ilo was the
Croat aunsilo of State rights, and
when he nroso to address the Sen
ale, his salutation was not " Mr.
Presidont," but always " Senators."
Ho considered tho honnte A mero
convocation of Ft.to ambassadors
Iho eiirbth Vico 1 'resident was
Martin Van Buron, of Now York
who, wns afterward oloctod, Prcsi
dent. Ho wns it very auccossful
man, who, by his Tulleyruud nd
dress, occupied, in succession, every
high position in tho Government
(iovernor, United stutea senator,
Minister to Knijliind, Socretary
State, ice Prcsidoiitand i'rosidont.
Ut all bis friends tlioro woro none
in whom Andrew Ju;kBon rcpossd
so much confidence.
Colonel Richard M. Johnson,
Kont'ieky wasthoninlh pcrsou who
filled the Vino-Presidential chair.
Until no wus chosen, in 183C,
Yico-Prosidout bod ever buen solou
ted west of tho Alleghany Moun
tains, lie wns a gnllnnt soldier of
the war of 1812, and with his own
hand, ns established ht (ft Contro
vertible testimony, k i Tl I Tecnm
soh. the celebrated Indian Chief, nt
th, buttle of tho Thainca, in 1813.
Ilo was then a Colonel of a Kon
tuoky regiment. His civie distinc
tion arose from his ct let. rated re
port, Inte in Jackson's Admintstra
traitor., against discontinuing tho
Sunday mail service, which wns de
manded by the religions sentiment.
lo 1840, John Tyler, of Virginia,
was chosen the tenth Vice-Presi
dent. By the death of General
narrison ho became President in
one month after the Inttor s inaug
uration, ilo had bppf) Uovcrnorof
Virginia, a United States Senutor,
sixl was A man of mcr than ordi
nary talents. 11 hns been chnrc-ed
that ho wns A traitor to bis party;
but it is not Too. Ilo was always
an anli-Unilod States liank nnd an-
ti-protcctivo tnntr mon, and opno-
(eo to internal improvements nt the
expenio of the General Govern
ment, It was with that understan
ding ho wns nominated nnd elected.
When ho vetoed theso measures ho
wns no n post a to.
Tho eliivonth Vico-President wns
Geo. M. Dallas, ol Pcnn. The Con
vcntion nominated Silus Wright, of
iNew tork, but he declined il, nnd
Mr. Dallas was substituted. The
first telegrnphic dispatch that ever
passed ovt-r tho wires was from Bal
lunoro to Washington, itcqnnmting
Mr. Wright Willi Ins nomination .Hid
requesting his nccrptniico. Mr.
Dal!ns bnd been minister lo Russia
and Unitod Stntes Senator previous
to his election. Ilo wns nn ablo
und dignified mnn. He guvo the
casting vote in tho Senate for tho
fret t'ndo turifT of 184G against u
howl of remonstrance from his own
ihotweiiiii Vico-rretnlunt wns
Milliard Fillmore, of Now York,
who has been for years a dislin
KUishrJ mcmbor of Congress from
that Slnto. It was during his Pres
idency of tho Sennte that death o
guin visited tho Exeeutivo Mansion,
removing General Taylor, and ma
king him President. It was fortu
nnto for tho country. Had Taylor
livod, tho war of 1SU1 would hnvo
ensued in 1850. It wns a curious
fuel thnt Taylor, the mnn of the cx
trcmo South, was controlled by tho
men from tho extreme North ; whilo
1-illmore, a Northern man, pursuod
mridcrato, conscrvntivo course.
'ino next v ico-rresicent was
Wm. R. King, of Alabama. He was
dying of consumption when tslocted
and look tho oath ot office lcforo an
American Consul in tho Island of
Cuba, wberoho hud ropn:rod for his
health. II j diod in littlo morolhnn
a month after beginrting his official
term. Ho hud bco. thirty yoars
Senator from Alabama, and was
gentleman of tho "old school." of
polished and urbane manners.
Without great nbility, this fact com
bined with bis known integrity
guvo him position nnd prominence,
Iho lourtomiiii V ice-l'residcnt
wns General John C. Breckinndgo
of Kentucky, tho only civilian on
tho Southern sido who mat bo said
lo have distinguished himself in the
Into wnr. Ablo and eloquent, a man
of splendid address, Willi a fine per
son nnd curriage, it is safe- to say
that tho office was never adorned
by n more distinguished character
His cai-eoer in the war wns that of
bravo nnd chivalroussoldier, who
won the rospect even of his oppo
nents Tho fifteenth Vico-Presidont wns
Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine: und
tlio sixteenth was Andrew Johnson,
of Tcnncssoo. It is unnecessary to
spouk of these gentlemen. Mr.
Hamlin is a vory ordinany mar.
perhaps the most so, with the ex
ception of tho present incumbent,
Schuyler Colfux, who ever filled tho
position. Andrew Johnson Wns re
ally, n superior character, whom
dualh, for the third time, designa
ted as tlio controller of tho Exeeu
tivo Mansion. Sevcruly denounced
and bitterly assailed, he may rely
upon posterity doing justice to tho
grent measures of bis Administra
tion. 'Iho mnn, who, without an
advantages in enrly life, could riso
trout t village Alderman to bo Pres
ident of the Unitod States, passing,
in tho moan timo through all the
graduations, could not but have
possessed sterling qualities and
vigorous intellect. Cin. Enquirer.
lejr A bankrupt merchant fe
turning home ono night, sold to his
noblo wifo: "My dear, I am ruined;
everything we havo is in tho bands
ot the sheritr. Alter a lew mo
ments oi silonco, the wifn looked
into his fuco, nnd said: "Will the
shoritt seli you?" "Oh no." "Will
tho sheriff sell me?" "Oh no."
"Will too sheriff sell tho children?"
"Oh no." "Then do not say thut
wo have lost everything. All that
is most valunblo still remains
us manhood, womanhood child
hood. We havo lost but tbo results
of skill and industry. We can
mase another fortune if our bands
and hearts' nfo loft us."
Chili has followod thooxum
plo ul Porn, and rocognired tbo
bolitreronoy of tho Cuban insur
gents. .Hut Porti and Chili, it will
bo remoinborod, are at war with
The Negro Suffrage Amendment
to the Federal Constitution
The nnrty press of tho Radical
party In Ohio, (ram the Cleveland
Lender and Cincinnati Commercial
down to the Journal of this ci'.y,
have decided in favor of fighting
the political bntlle tins fall on tho
atioptionof Iheamendmcf.t proposed
to tho Stutes to o aKff the t'ormti
lotion of the United 3istc as to
make all rralo negroes over Iho nge
ol twenty-one yenrs voters in the
several Stales. Its adoption wonld
be a confts-tion of the incapacity
and inability of tho white raco to
carry on the Government without
negro aid. Iho liemocrncy will
cheerfully acrrpt tho isuo thns
made, and on their banners will be
inscribed, ts two yenrs since, no po.
litical partnership with llio negro
race in udminitei ing tho a flairs of
the Slate nnd Gencvul Governmnnt.
In making up tho issue, tho Re
publican lenders iorgot the htnltid-
cation of their party friends in Con
gress and ii tho Supreme Court.
The ao-ciillod 'ourleeiith Amend
ment to the Constitution of the Uni
ted Slates, boloro il received the
nssent of the required number of
Sfnlcs, was ndoptud by the Legisla
tures of Ohio, ilew Jersey and Or
egon. At Iho next election. Iho 10
mocrncy enrned iho Stnto Legisla
tures of tho States timd. nnd u
mong their fir-t acts, Ohio taking
tho lend, wus lo withdraw tho ns
sent thus given. To this withdraw
al, iho itudicnl lenders objec
tedclaiming that tlio Hssent of
a Mate oneo given So a Cons'.itu
lionnl Amendment could not bo
withdrawn, wl when tho Lci'isW
lures of a sufficient number of Stales
counting Ohio, Oregon and New
Jersey ns hnving assented, Con
gress declared tho so-illod tonr-
leonth Amendment adopted. To
this rendering of the law, the Su
premo Court ossontcd, when, in yir
tuo of this Amendment Chief Jus
lico Chase gnvo tho pinion of iho
Court, that it freed Jefferson Davis
and others indinlod for treason, ol
all crime, and budo thorn go forth
unwhipped of Justice.
Tho so-called 15th amendment to
tlio Constitution of tho United Stales
now boforo the legislatures of the
b tal cs lor adoption or rejection
throe-fourths ot nil iheSUtes being
required to ratily it was rejected
by the Logisluluro ol Ohio which
mot lait winter, in terms so strong
ns to louvo no doubt on tho subject.
Tim Radical party in Ohio propose
now to lake an nppeu) from that de
cision, and if they aro ablo to carry
a majority in the Legisluturo to bo
elected this full, to utterly ignoro
tho rejection of tlio proposed amend
ment, nnd by n resolution, giving
tho assont of tho Stutu Legislature,
add Ohio to tho list of Slates endor
sing and assenting to it.
Now, we submit that, if tho doc
trine holds good thut A Stuto Leg
islature onco assenting lo an u
mendinent to tbo Federal Constitu
Uon, canuot, before tho proposoJ ametidmcnt
is ratified by the requisite
number ot Slate Legislatures,
take back tho assent thus given ;
that the Legislature of uStato, onco
refusing its assont, cannotaftorward
legally give it. If, as tha Radicals
claim, and as Judge Chuso held, tho
assent of tho Status ol Ohio, Oregon
and Now Jersoy, once given to un
amendment before that amendment
is adoptod by the requisite numbor
ot Slates, to muko it port nnd parcel
of tho fundamental luw of tho lund,
cun not be rocinded, und the dissent
ot tho States coun.9d as against the
adoption of tho amendment, then
und in that case, ns clearly as duy
follows night, is the luci that Uhio.
once rejecting n Constitutional a
mondmcnt, r.o subsequent Legisla
ture can givo It a legal ratification
If the Ohio Legislature, clotted
this fall, can rutify tho proposed
nogro suffrage amendment to the
Federal Constitution the luto Leg
islature, by Iho lequisite majority
of its members having rejected it
it follows as a logical fact, which
Radical can controvert, that Ohio,
Now Jersey and Oregon, having re
poulod the resolution ot assent
that other amendment which
Jefferson Davis, John 0. Breckin
ridge and other "6ncesh lenders.
indicted for treason, at liberty
without tho formality Of a trial
without tho Assent of vrhich States
it was not adoptod thon the a
mendment is null nnd void, uivt
no part of tho Constitution.
Ono born or tuo otuor ot tins oi
lemma the Radical leadors must
take. Eithor thev cannot take
legal appeal from tho dsetsion of
late Ohio jjpgminuiro nnu give
assont of tho Mate to the negro
suffrago amendment of the Consti-
tion, or olso the amondmen, which
set Jefferson Davis to go forth un
punished for bis crimes, ha not hud
a legal adoption, and is no part
tho fundamental and supremo
of the land. By whut sophistry
londors will get over this stuiutiea
tion, remains to br soo.
For our part, wo bolievo the Rnd
icals have th right to appearand
tho people of t 'hio, at tho next cleo
tion return a majority of tho negro
sunrageitcB to the next Legistatuie
and they, by the constitutional
iority, cive the required assont
thtf amendnioiit giving the lie,
rn-e the right to vote and to hrefd
oflico, and to be fall political part
ners in the carrying osi of the State
nnd National Governments, and
throe-fifths of all the other Statos,
lacking but ctto, als? givo their as
sent, thnt the assent of Ohio thoft
given, will bo ns letfal and binding
at if the Inst Lrjptlntnro bnd not
ncted in the matlef of rejecting the
proposod amendment. Hording thns
wo are compelled also to hold, that
the so-called II(h amendment of the
Federal Constitution the one thut
set Jeff. Davis and his compeers at
liberty without trial and without
punishment by (he Withdrawal of
tho assent of the three Slates
named, not having the requisite
three-fourthf of the States agreeing
thereto, is no moro n port of the
Constitution of the United State,
thnn is the first chsptor of Oonesis,
How Mural met his Fate.
T!n sentnnco of tho military com
mission wns read to him with dno"
solemnity. He Irstened to it as Im
would havo listened to tho canhori
of anot her tntllo during his milita
ry iifo, cqnnliy without emotion or
braviiio. Jle neither nsked for pnr
don, fop delay, nor for npftoal. Ho
had udvancod of bis ortn accord to
wards tho door, as if to accelerate
iho catnstropho. Tho door wns
opened on a nnrrow esplanade, ly
ing between tho towers of tho cas-
tlo and tho ofrtcr walls. Twelve
soldiers with loaded mu-keta, await
ed him there. Tho narrow sjnffl
did not permit them to stand at a
sufficient distnnco to deprive death
ol a part of its horrors. Sffirnt, in
stepping over tho threshold of bis
chamber, fonnd himself fuco to faco
with them. Ilo refused to let his
eyes bo bandaecd, i.nd, looking ut
tho soldiers with a firm nnd bencv
olont smile said:
" My friends, do not n.nks ro amf.
for by taking bnd aim. The nar
row space naturnlly compclls you to
rest tho muzzlo of your muskets n
gainst my breast; do not trembU
do not striko mo in tno facowd'nt
at the heart hero it is."
As ho spoko this ho plncod his
right band upon his coot, to indf-
cato the position of his heart, in
bis left hand bo held a n.cdallioni
which contained in one focus of love,
tho imago of his wife nnd Ins four-
children, as he wished thus to maker
them wftness of last hour, or t
hiivi their twinges ii. his last look.
Ho fixed his eyes on this portrait.
and received tho death blow with'
out feeling it absorbed in contempla
tion ot all he loved on earth! ilia
body pierced with twelve baits, fell
with his arms open rnd his faco to
tho earth, as if still embracing tho
kingdom ho onco posHcssod, and
which ho bad come to reconquor for
They drew his cloak upon Iii
body, which was buried in tho Cat in
oJral of Vit.o. Thrfs diod tho most
chivalrous soldier of tho imperial
poch; not tho greatest but Iho
most heroic figure among the Cham-,
pions of the now Alexander.
What this Generation Has
Tho "New Evoning Tost
calls attention to thoso interesting
Tho present Century has seen
four grout events.
1. Morses invoulion of the tcN
Z. Tho luting m the Atlantic
3. The death ol slavery in tho
4. The completion of tho Pacif
In twenty-Uvo tears the Conti
nent has boon spanned by lha
wiros of tho telcgrnjih. Ten yon rs
ago tho lightnintr began to rdn be
neath the sett, i i vo years ngo the
wnf for Fredom endeif, und Slavery"
died. Yesterday tho iron track
was mado complete finm Portland
to Sun Frunciseo. Tho young mon
of today, who has seen all of these
thlfrgs accomplished, will havo
tales to tell lo lus grandchildren
such as no grand siro of our day
enn summon from tho stores of lus
KST Hopo is a vigorous principle.
it is furnished with light and heat
lo ndtiso and oxocute! it sots tho
houd and heart to work, and ani
mates h man to Jo (his utmost
And tha, by perpetual pushing'
and assuranco, it pats a difficulty
nut of countenance, and makes a
seeming impossibility give way,
Iar "Oh, whre do you get the
red foryonr cheeks?" said a pulo.
wan yoong lady lo a bright, laugn
in minx. " Whore the roses got
theirs, in the sir and sunlight," was
tho significant reply.
tfiy- In Massachusetts, rccontly,
two smoked hams wero found in
sn nnnscd closet. Thoy bad been
thero 60 years, und aro In a state
of perfect preservation.
ar B-rigliuin yotwig is said to bo
shocked ni the discovery that sev
eral of his wives show an urmista
knblu tondency to firt
Hair Wisconsin rhaHeages Tom
Thumb lor the "championship," ny
presenting a youth of 13 weighing
18 lb , and httt HO Sieje b'h.