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LIFE-LEAVES. BY GAYLORD J. CLARK, A. M.
! HaT, wtlh aandale dlrr"'
Imt. Ilnirl. alar In tlie clnnillraa liliio
T-r lh. rl.lna moon In allrnre wall.;
, Voi. .Vn'.Th.t .1, 1, to tl,.1.r,.1 tint.",
lliealho a lilll'T or the folded lloawre.
H,r IIIIlM nod to the '"'""I of thlrom
1 liitl ariii.' along wl'l lulllne "l,wi
An either awasn. or hir 'ircem-. . ' -r
rn" thninili llio realms ' ai-oa A(ro-
j ronl the lHnr ot njf murj inaslcal
Tti-re arn toyi wi"Wn". orrnwa ana teara, .
t,ntrli.Tk. r1liHc.l l.ff A-rll lionni;
1 1, .1 lea- cvi f wnfillu" uh " la.re tlowrra,
Tli. rv are frl-nil-hlr- enllrlrse. !'; ; ";'
Ami nre is the in ' " o' r"!n,
TliMi. Moihr memories, hlifc pain
Ami liml"! !. anil abrolen row,
An.l m lilne I" n't II"' rr""' " "', "n
A u.l Om ma-tne. .i' I.iiiiiIihi a lill"l Mo;
Ai.il i wau.li n r on the la -ifc-Hm-jt ""ore,
l.i-l. nliU l..r vul.ea UuU asj.il. o "",rl'
- I,. To'iro I'S'i-lona etmnp, anil nniWII.ina allil; ,
Ami tlio roe !" "Man.! i" U. van
1I till' lnlll. i.I We. an.Hlie limit ! llii'Cllll.l
I- im-lir.1 In the lnKt of Hie atrncalill man;
)!nl alimlllio r. uri ta Ami li w nr.' the I. ar
Tl.t lall t tlif tonih i' t'"' valilaliril J"
Hiiro In nntr-t lU'il peare "'' .loniiailo love,
An.l tomarlalnil from falllian.l truth,
An. I airiest nmiii. Mliotilnfl, I" ale..
Tap iinMii.iiiiit.' lr. Melons "I ar.lit.1 Vonl" i
An-1 llir lM..-i.f rtillitrrn. on lira antl. hnV,
An.l Uio sm ut'a bllaa. which no wnr Ja can ai"
Tin to lovi il OM' lo..t I tlic ru lllll" cruvri
In tlii' k.nly il' II. "rnilh pn lt. lini'lr. ,
Win rellir limliil. I ln.l. mill ll.r i lol. t cr, '
An.l i'r". rny t" Hir V limr Lrurro,
i l.ir Ihr nr.-MXirt. Il l'llil T llOS
Aii.ltlii' llrlit of f ii-njiirki.il. (I in il. ll.'iclii,o.
Anl llin, an thr plow of Ilioilij U. M .lli-.
Anil tlio nli'lila Urt look to lliormiili H i'n,
..i. .!.... Lonniiiiil miiutni r nki
Ailhf. plrturooiliM nana m ii-''." i '
Oil ' Mirti. aii.l j. J i'l""t a inlni'li 1 lay.
When to nicrnurj'awtlit-woodwi.. nilrrod away
LOST AT SEA.
Ship from Quebec for Aberdeen
—Eight of Her Crew Lost—Sufferings
of the Sarvivors.
From the Quebec Mercury, Aug. 9.
The Ship Ki iifrewHhire lma nrrived nt
flr.-enork with the areond m-it.-, atoward,
and live linivln of the biuk liul'iiioiiin, ol
Al.i-rdi-en, fioni Qntdiec for Aheidien.
The men wore pii-Ved up nt on on the f.th
ol .Inly. They had ulmudoued tlnur Tr,l.
Tho enptniif, mute, cnrpi-iitcr, miliimker
mid four lmiidH wot drowned. The lol
loinp details reRnraiiig tho Rlinndnnim lit
ol the IlnriiioiiiA havo been finumlied by
the aim lvinn member of the lll-fntei ship:
Tho IlniuiouiA, iA.i tons n ninUt, dipt.
Peter Koch, I. It Quebec lor Abi i.l. en on
Hie nth of .Inno, with a rnriro of timber.
11. r ctow miiHli red IllUon, all told. Liht
inds were expcrielieed till Miimhvy cv. u
liiiip, thefith tiiHt, wheim atroiif; brweze
lioin E. N. K. was Mporieno d. Aliont 11
n'eloek till the nhip'a Kiimll anil were bikou
in, and two honm afterward the topauil was
reeled; at y o'chK-k stowed topHAil. niaiu
rail, jib, Ae. At niidtiinht Hie wind hni
inerevK-d to R aerero fnile. w-itli Rhiavy
rn rnunintf. Pnring the night the Khip
Hpniiig R leak, and tho erew were almost
nniKliiiitly enpaped at Hie pimip-i. Knily
ou tho morning! of tho litu all kniidn
were called to take the loretopsail
oil' tho hip. The Teeael was there
fore hove to, tho crew Rpuiu renewing
their exertiotiR nt tho pnmpa In order to
keep down tho leak. All that day the rale
continued to iiu-reuse in violence, while the
Miip begun to lulior heavily in tho tempeMu
nn aei. Aliont B;3H I'. 11. oil hand were
culled to net foretopmnat atnysnil, in the
liopu of bc iiiK able to wear the ship. This
Miil, however, pave way, and na it wa found
iinpoKNiblo to Ket the Uip round, tho crew
wt-rtiUKiiin wul tothepntiipa, where they 10
Iniiined till c-.illcd by the mute to po iuio
tlio cabin (a poop one) mid biiii;' ont a anil
fur the purpose of ctiveiuip the quarter
hatch, which waa found to have bnrst At
IIiih tiino the ca w.m wa-sbini; over the
rihip'a lee fcide, and the deck carpa)
wax lii-lup; waidied about the deck. About
ll.'.M the V.KKel fell over on her biuui-i-iida,
the mast beinp under the Wul r.
Hi-ven ot the crew, who were rventnnlly
wived, managed to;et on thoontsido ot the
Hhip'H aide, mid there they remained, wand
d by heavy bi un.l.ir about two iioiTrii,when
llw vi shi 1 righted in conHe'iiienec of the
luantH poinp by the board, it was then rh
leitaini d that the poop cabin and every.
thiiif( on deck hud been waNlied uwuy, and
that the maxter, unite, carpenter and live
of the crew wero miHHini;. It if believed
that they wen. all i-wept AWuy when the
cabin wan WAxhed overboard. The Ri ven
mirvivon nltmiately Riicceeded In pettinp
ti the foro part of ihc Nhipnud loimd win 1
ter under the topi'allunl luiecastle-head.
Mi-anwhile, tho atoini continued to rape,
Winn ihiyliidit CAino a corpse w a obaerved
wimhini! about the altor part of the voh
hoI. The uhip waa now completely wntor
loppf d. Conllned to their nuirow prinon,
tiiu unfortunate Mirvivona reiiiained ollen
KtaiiiluiK up to their kueea ill water, and
haviup neither food nor water till next
day, wheu the weather Roniewhnt moder
utij.l. On theniorniiip of the Kill the main
tiip inftMt Htayxuil wuh ueenred, and the crew
biiimm dud iu covering the toiiualluiit lore.
cuhIIh with it w hich pave them additional
ahelti-r from tho piereinff cold east wind.
Ihiriup the earlier part of thin day, no other
thip could be tieen, but toward tlio niter
noon ovoamol waa Keen to the westward ap.
upproiu hiiia! them. The hoiiKii Ua;; wan
quickly hoisted, and the Ki;;nal of dihtrei.g
beinp obxervul, the ahin which ultimately
. proved to be tho "A", ni tusMtr ' ol Uteen
oek, t'upt. Littlejiihii, bore down nion
them and promptly reaened them. When
taken on board every Wiuilnt iH va.i Khowu
the tiiilortuniite men whohavo Iw.t all tlnur
Tho namcA of tlioso aaved are Itiehard
Cttx, boat h wain; Win. Illiquid, Ktewanl
(leo. AdaniH, A. li. ;'ko. Thomiison, A. II.
Charlea Uohk, ordinary Hiiuiiiui, (a nephew
of the t'mitain a;) ( Imrli-H Wi'inym, A. II
. and Waller hiltherland, A. II. They all
bclonu to Aberdeen.
The named of those who perished were
Tutor Uosm, ma:,ter, oped !!; leavoa A wld
ow uud family reHidiuu iu Aberdeen. Alex.
(,'rookHhauka, mate, ai'ed 3(1; lenvea wife iu
Aberdeen. Biuipaon, carpenter, wife
and family livinp iu Aberdeen. Alexan
der ItoliertHon, cook, married, wife reaideN
: lu Alierduen. Alex. Collie, Niulinaker, nu
inarrieil, belouia in Aberdeen, Cordon
' Kliu-k, A. 11., married ;reideH in Aberdeen.
. I'eter (lillii.H, A. U., aiuple-, ruKides lu Aber
deen. ThoH. Hippius, A 11. uiarried; leaven
widow and funiilv reHidinu in Abenleen.
On tho outward puHKiipo of the lfuvmoniu
ru able Hcauian, named John Murray, wan
' loat overboard in tho Ponllalid Frith on
tlio Hth of Anril. He waa unmarried. The
' HarnioniB wuh well known on the Clyde,
- having at one time formed one of the C'lydi
And American packet nkipa tjho waa own
ed in Aberdeen by MuHsrH. Geo. Mill A Co.
TimE.iTKNKD Stauvation. Hiuvey have
lately been mailo for a railroad throuph tho
.White Mountain notch. . The nnpineorK
' have Roinetiinea been compelled to couU'iit
themxelvea with aiieh pioviHlonaun they
could pt at Aolitury iariu-uotiao anionp uio
mouutaiiiH. Ouo day a party of tour mir
veyora atopped at a house in the woods and
kwked the irood woman if Hhe could furnmh
them A dinner. Kho Raid her hnabainl waa
cone and "lie had nobody to kill her chick
tiiiH, but they were willing to put up with
trout Bhe would do what hIio kouKI for
them. Novo, who was RnoliCHnian, turn
td gravely to liia hunpry couipauiona, and
Baked them H they felt as il they could
"put np with trout?"
, 'I'hey expresRed their williiipnfi.il to try,
aotheywtmt into the kiteheu, here the
good woman ahirwcd thein A preat niilk pan
lull pf ahiuiug trout; ahe Raid her boy hud
Iioor luck that luoruiup, to nunully did bet-ort-
' e -
l'or tho dinner of tho party of four she
fried a eek, 1'erhupH alio waa untouinhed
- at the reaijrnAlion with which they aat down
to am:u turul A", 1', J'ost. c , , ;
. Sii tbomiand uitHoiia are on a atrike In
Uorhu, . .. , . , . , . ' . ....
A Midnight Adventure.
In Hib nntuniD of 1X-17 I hud oc-rnflion to
visit tho Larnl OIBoo Rt Jnckron, Mo. Sly
ronto Iny through tli coiiuty if C .
Two yenra Ix-foro the ditto of my Rilvontnr,
my ricco, Miaa B r wi mrrio.l to Mr. M., ,
who hnd moTod toC connty, of which,
he wm now ahrirt'. A I hnd D"t ocn my
niore aincc hi niAiiinRO, I rnrliiili to
muVe it convonirnt to ntrtv With her one
nitiht wliilo riiUnywny to JwOiKon.
tin tlie niorniiiR of the rtornnd dny nflor
IraviiiB: lionio, I renehnl tho home of my
liiornl" in tho town of 8 . My nieoe,
Mrs. M., wnn iiplif;htoil to Roe me; niul. Iier
tho orilinmr "niul itionn wore ovi-t. alio re-
quontpil mo to alnMe niul fi-ed my horse, n
Mr. M. wnantiFent irom iinnio. i liiinii-iinui-ly
ronipllod, for the ronirott of my horse in
ftlwnya my fli rt rnro. I(:ivjnf mule ' Itnh"
ni coiiiloitiil.lo na liorHe H. Mi ronld rrnFoii-
alily wish to be, I rotnrnril to the homo,
wlu re n Imstily prepared pnppor tn nl
rrn.ly wnitinp; m-. 'i'lio ic who hnve viildrii
all riiV over a ronp,h rotmtry, without atop,
pinfi f.ir "tlio inner eomfnrtu," mil nuder
Hlimd howrendllyl ilispntrlirdthe il.lii-iima
li.jht hrend, eold aweot iiillknndrioh yellow
l.nil.-r, toRi'tliir with pood tlniir: "too
tmlmiiH to mention," (la.it my tidy little
liinee hud si t liofnre me. Jil the eniiiiio nl
the evi'iiini;, whii h imwil pi. nmilly and
nu ldlv. I lenrnrd tlmt Mr. "M. Imd left
home "on the anmo moniinr (Imt 1 had left
mine, nud that he would be gone two days
loiu-er. Thia I reprelted, nx 1 v.-iy iiiueli
u luil to r.'P. bini. 1 promised myself,
howevir, thil I would stop npain on my
reluin, when the RherirT would be at homo,
lteloro retiiiue; lor the nipht, Mra M. con
fided to me that there we A laiyc mui ol
nionev iu inv laM-chAliilier, lnoatly lu uol.I,
ol which her husband, ae collector oi the
eouutv. had clmii.o, and wllhwhieh he war.
to Rtart Inr .lelfrison eily in n few ilnyn
nud. also, that ho had charped her not to
let nnv one atav in the house dmim' Ida
alwnce. I liiuphinply replied that tliu no.
tire came too late, as I hud already taken
im int onaiteM, but that I would ftand
piiaid over the money bapa till innrninp.
With that I took a candle and retired to my
I took out my two pi.ilols, Laid thru) on
the table by my bedside, anil mulrn s. il for
bed. The posMbility of daliper, however,
atronply iniprcnaed my mind. The prenl
risk of ao larpo A auni of nioiley beinp
pnaided by only A helplesH woman im
presaed my luiml morn and mine the long
er I thoui lit about il. i became ho rest
less that I nroae from my bed, n liphttd
my candle, eiamiued uiy pistola to ace that
they were dry, repriined and recapped tlio
luboH, aud, havinp plaecd them under my
pillow iu Rilch a posiliou that I could pmsp
them at a moment's wariiiup, 1 apain re
tired to my bed, nlninat dispincd to laupli
at my tolly. Huon I fell aalecp. How lonn
I atept I don't know. 1 alept long cuouph
for my n.ind to indulpe in one of those
atranpe. nij'sterion tnaki that ne call
diramiiip. Thrr e men aeemed to enter by
force. I heard the aereinna of my neiee,
hnnr.1 tho robber demand the money, heard
them advancing up the atui.-way, and kaw
the bi-iphl Hush ol liphta aH,wilh candle in
hand. Ihev enti led my chamber. Huviii,"
all this time I lay 'ntterly helpless. 1
knew that il I could shake oil tills tor-libh-
spell that bound ine I could
aave all; but my body rehired obedience t.i
my w ill - not a hand, not a fin; , r could I
ninve. The robber, for there now roomed
to be but one in my chamber, instead of
approaehinp tlio chest rmitiidiiiip the
mom y, walked directly toward my bed. I
noniler that the apony that I thou xuHercd
didn't turn my head pray at mice. The
robber who approached me aeemed to be a
man of pipautin Rial in e, and iu fi alur. s
more Uinble than anylhiup myuiiud could
imupiue. Ho seemed clad ill a loosn-tlow-ltu
robe, i.aited nt tho neck, iu bin left
hand ho In id w hat aoomed to bo a tlaminp
torch, and lu Ilia rlfdit a atranpe-lookiup
weapon of luipo nize. Ah ho (dinost reach
ed my bedside, byu pintraetod and terrible
11. irt I broke the spell that bound me, and
in n innment I was pwnke, lus'end ol ley
prim, pipantie visilaiit, with Ida flaiuinp
torch and hii';n bbuid. rbiisR.nlitile woman,
none other tlmii my niece, stood hi tore inc.
Willi her Iouk white ponn rem hiup iihnost
to the Hour, the very counteipait ol that
worn by my linapinary robber. In h. r h it
hand aim held u caudle, in In r lipid the
key of the money client. Iu slan t, she was
the piiint of my dn am; mid my cx.-iled
imiipinatum bail converted a very pi a lly
woman into a iruhtltil luonsler.
In a moment 1 wuh uiysi If ii -ain; and a
Bipniliitint motion of my niece's head and
hand imposi d aileuce. I waa nut a lillle
pu..led. What could it mean? 1 didn't re-
in. .in limp lu micertuititv, lor mv ni.'ieiiia
closed in a whisper that three men had en
tered the bouse, uud ordered her, at the
peril ot hi r life, to deliver t in in all the
money in her possession.
Il.mper Irrrinenlly oulekena our witK. aid
ill thia ciiHft 1 think it hud that elb-ct villi
mo. 1 bud it all in a moment. Sualchin
111) nn apron that chanced I.) be Iviie; in Ihr
clmir by my bedsidi-, 1 rlir.-cted .frs. SI. to
tie it around her bodv, ami in thix to I.l.ie,
the money. Then cocking ouo of my phi-
to Is, 1 placed it in her npht haiul, and di
rected her to hold the apron in her left, and
Willi the nistol llrmly held in her ripht.and
coneealed in the hildti ot her apron, rdie
war to descend, uud to w hiehever of the
robbtra camo forward to reeuivo tliu innui v
she waa to pivo IheconlentH of the j.i .b.l.
I waa to follow carefully down the stairs,
and conceal myaelf bediud tlio htnir door
until slio fired; then I waa to t.f.rni; ; ont of
lnyhidinp place, and with my r. uiaiiiiiu.
pistol, pivo a naluto to one of tlinii niainiiift
two, leuvinp tho diRiiositiou ol tlio tliiul
one to bo deturiuiiied by tlieeireiiiinlances.
in far less time I ban it tikes to tell il.thili
plan wan can ied into execution. The lew
momenta that elapsed afler 1 reached the
foot of the Rtaira before I win i;i';rnled to
the Hceiie of ai tion, neeined almost emlletiH.
Would the little woman huvo iicrviie)ioui.,li
to lire ? That was tho nib. Su intenso vas
my exelleinent, that I feaied tho violent
biutinp of my heart would betray my pres.
encc. A fuw BccoinlR.howevor, iiiiHwerod the
qucKtinu. A Htnuninp report told mo lli.it
Mih. SI. had done her parl.aud si jnali d mr
to do mine. As I leaped from my place
concealment, I wuh just in time to nee tho
forum of two meu rushinp out of tho door.
I discharged my piatol nt the l) i u lorma,
but, so far as I ever heard, without tll. et.
Mi-R. M. had nmdo a belter (dint, atrl hud
aeourud her panie. Tin. woumlo mlm )Hy
upon tho Ibair, proaninp hidcoiisly, appar
ently uncoimciourt of tho pliltoiinp eoins
that lay iu Htrunpe profusion all around him.
l'oor Rconndiel ! ho had pot far moro than
he had barpained for. On examination
found that he had rraiciveil a very severe,
but I didn't think mortal wound, Hut the
Hlranpest part of my story is yet to be told.
WhenHliipped of bis dispnise, our r. bin
tinned nut to bo no other than Ihn vorilabh.
sheriff himself, arrested in tho execution of
A doep Kclu ino ol lasuuhty by I ho baud oi
hia own wile.
Tho wuolo nintter waa now exnluiiied.
SI. had conceived a plan of robbiu.; hiniRelf
ot a Urpo nmouut ol money belonpiup to
the slate, and, with thia nu e sum, he
would remove to partN unknown, and cniov
bin ill-potten fortuno. Hut the best laid
plana ol niinn aud men Vnmj rift aplei
M. rocovcrud, muvod to Orcpon, and for
aupht 1 know, is Htill livinp. Ol't.iio tbinp
I feel certain, namely: (hat ho will never
apain try to rob himself as Ion, as hhi wife
Oil, Well-Dn Tuesiiuy laal we paid
v.hino uio pmeo wuere on wub md.l to
have been discovered ou Slnu JIooo'h land
ut tho old lildpeway or Hii kox Slill. W
spent HoveiTtl hourR In tho neighborhood,
iialeil out I lie won, which m three or four
feci deep, win UmV, for the water to raise,
and saw oil raise t.) the kiulaco, 11 up
peara at first in bubbles, tin il pus or uir
was esoiipwp, and burnt ah they come to
the top of the wnliir. Ou ltd tirst amn ar-
ance nt the to it locus very beuiitilul, and
shown nil tho coitirH ol tho rainbow, tiul
Ions of oil lias booh Rkininied from the wa
tur, ami uioi-e appeara overy day. The
country around Ih said by llioao who know,
to be very much litu Una J'eiiiisylvania oil
repiun, and tho indications thus fariiru la
voniljlo lor iiiulinp a deposit of oil, but in
what quantity cannot b asi.eiliiiiitul until
it la thoroughly proved. l)utl,jevi:t$ l'lirn-kit.
Napoleon's Enemy in Exile—The "Lanterne."
A correspondent of the Coiitrier des
Ktata Uni writes from ErusselR nnder dato
V ri hat I wiRhed most At jSrussMs was to
aert once-more my old friond and comrade, ,
Ilonry llochofort. I knew that lie on me
from Oatend exprrasly to aee the first por
fonnanoo of 'ratrio' I aaw him at the the
atre Rittinf between Ida tlanphter and
Sin e. Francois IIupo. I had Reen bhii,
with flery eye and trerrblinp Tioatril, ap
plaud the prand Rcenea of the drama. 1
bad teen the team irt dir oj-cs it tlie p?i-
snpea which Rpoko of tho country ar ruined.
This enthnaiaRin and emotion, wliieh one
would ao little expect from his niipearancn,
were A complete revelalign, and the surest
index to tho extreme joy that the exile If It
at bciiiT once more ainonp Parisian anr-
toiiiuliiii's. What would it be when he
should once moro shake a friendly hand,
and op dn hear a voice, once ro familiar to
him, Rheak of I'iuIs, of Kianco, of the
boulevards, of all who remember him, and
even of those who had aliendy forpotten
"Sardou nud I watched tor him alter the
performance, bnt missed him, ns we aepa
rabfl, ftorecliiR to po Mid call on him in
tho moruinp. So, nt R o'clock the next day
wernnp at No. (11 I!oro Joseph II.. a afreet
quite descried, which endrt nowhere and
borders ou the country; all the city noisca
ronsc npon tlie threshold of this solitude,
and it ia o y to ooniprebend how bitter
this silence, ro aweet to lovi ra and poets,
lnnst be to the heart of a boulevard fro.
quenter. ltoi helort aaw ua from the w in
dow, he rccopnized ns, uttered A joyful ex
clamation, and throw himself into our
anna. Tho lonp ombince, vIponiiH, furi
ous. Raid more Ihan any possible vords of
welcome: ho embrnced not ns, but the
fatherland lout to him for Romany months,
reloniid for a tew bourn only; it was the
reprrtR and aufT.'iliit's of a year, compon
ania.l Inr bv llio i.ii- and hone of A iuinute.
Alter the Hint oiitfiiieiuMU hnd panned, as I
looked at him with A v lsiblo emotion, Koche
' 'Yon are Rurpiised at my palemws, my
thin face and hollow eyes? Look at niv
hea l, it baa allowed on it; and to think
that when 1 b ft l'alis I had not a sin;:le
white hair I'
'Then reproasinq ftaiph, 'I,etns po tint,'
eonlinni d he- 'these walls weiph upon me
like a piison. Kxcnse mo lor a moment,
and I will rejoin yon.'
"Wu nsed the moment to look aliiil us
The house waa A plain one, of two aloriefl,
with a b.u.. mi nl uud a little bit of pard. u.
In l'aiia it would havo been woith lo iion
frillies; at Uriis iela not 'J.lalO say 8,(HNI
francs' worth of happineaa the loan.
"The cvi.li nee ol the exquisite tasle and
arliatb' fancy of Itochefort were 'Tinible in
every room. Fine picturea, elcpant lurni
ture, clioiev books beautiful china, were
everywhere; but nothinp deemed iu its
proper place, or In ita piopcr libt, or ap
propriate Rurroundiiips; all seem, d merely
provisional and temporary. Our Iriond rc
marked the imprcssiou produced, and said,
with a painful smile: 'J understand your
llionphts, but what can I do? I am here
like a bird on a twip. t-hall I bo here to
morrow ? Who can t. U ? I evqieet daily
an invitation to qnit Flemish turilmy.
Already there ban been some polite re
monstrances. Whole shall I po 'I I a. k
myself. Geneva hi forbidden r,Toind;
the Sivisfl have even preab r fear than tho
Holpianri of beinp oaten np. Ol course, I
cannot think of Austria or Italy, ho tln-io
is led only Knpland. lint I kar to take my
children to Riicli A cliinato.'
"Wi went nut, onr hearts lull, and
twenty minutes after were seated iu the
hint fostnurnnt Itrnsaels affords, lonnd a
bible tterved a lit iuiicoiao. lu soil., of the
bent wo w.'ie bound to mul:e the illusion
complete to dine in n box, ro that Hocbefort
miuhtiniai.'iiie himself lor a lew niiuutra nt
I!n l. ant's fable in tho heart of his belovi d
bouh vuriK Alter the llrst course the ico
was broken, and the conversation took a
less melancholy turn.
"'ton iiim.t have reulirnl enormous
profits Irom l.a Lnutntiie,' ui.l I to loa he
fort. " 't'ertainlv,' replied he. 'From Slav,
lSi.i. to Slav, Im'.'.I, 1 received lf.ll.illli)
francs, uud I pet still sonic H,(HVi francs
" 'Sn you are rich.'
" '.hint above not beiiip poor. Yon do
not eoinpi. In nd the position of an ( vila re-
liuioii weaiiny. lie ih ooumi in iissim ms
liiolhera iu uiisfortnue, not only of bis own
coiiutiv I ut i t Kwitciliiud, Itulv, Ac.
not only work for myr.i If, but for the w hole
band ol exiles.
"Sardoii wished to know what bad been
Korhetort's hopes at the timo of the el
"At the llrst ballolinp I did not think
success doubtful; nt the necond mv contl
(li nc e was b'KH ntronp, and Ihn result has
only too fully instilled iny t JHH. '
" 'And whut do JOU expect at tho next
ft ml t
'I hope cvorvlliinp, and havo Iho same
faith in tho First Tonstllneticy nil In the
" Do VOU belieVO iu the leffid liaskibiUtV
of yonr election V , ,
' 'l n-tamly."
" 'fan you laucy yourself in thcliibiine ''
" 'I hardly know. All I can nnv i. tliat
only a lew months Apo, for tho lirr-t tlaio iu
my llio, 1 was called uimn to sueuk iu nub-
bc, and I pot throti;'h with it tolerably well.
I was terribly afraid, but I threw myself iu
tho water and maniiped to pet tisliorn with
'It tub hulhitunB Is lavor.iblc, what will
you do ?
'.viytinty, 1 oiuill arrive lu 1 ranee, and
The hour of dermture drew near. lie
held our lunula in his, and Messed them
niivously. Wo heard the enpiuo whistle
in the distance. Ho pressed u.l t) bin
hern!, nud walked rapidly away.
" 'Adien,' Raid we.
" 'Aa rnn( ho replied; and as he turn
ed to hia land of exile, the locomotive Lore
lis rapidly toward tho promised laud which
ho will perhaps never sen.
London Correspondence of the Boston Post.
Ar to tho lliinkeyisni that cron i no in
such forms, we havo quite exceeded the
state ot thinpa which provoked Thaekery
iuio wriiinp uih iinuoiiH jiook ol riuolis.
At the laniK of the foundation stouo of a
now orphan asylum, At Watford, lust week,
by WalcH, accouipunied by hia wife, the
lady Rpof tutnm positively umdo a descent
upon llio table where tho pair had been
hinehiup, and curried oil' fruit and llow. i.i,
and fiapuii nts of eatables, ns mnierfii'i .',.'
"The iimna(jer of tho feast (Mr. JniininpM,
of iho Albion), HOinewhnt ktnrtled at tiie
raid, at fliHt reiiioiiatralml, but at
lenpth (lid his best to loRtor the push
of loyalty. To ouo he pavo a flower,
to another a cherry, to Another
strawberry, from dishes touched by royal
handa (') and the fair reclplonU departed,
treasurinu np their lnemoiitocA with ji-ul-oiih
rare. One young lady, nnduterred by
thoridiuulo of cortuiu fieiitlemen, who sur
veyed tho i-.ccno with astonishment, bopped
for a bit nt bread, a biscuit, a crumb any
thlnp, no lonp as royal hands had touched
it." And I lemouihcr that A plank or two,
walked over by Wales, at tho Agricultural
Hall, 1 .liupton, on the occasion of 0 horse
show, was actually whittled up into tooth-
jiieks, and carried on bi that shape, by his
liunrn rnu.jeum ; nilu iu llliuilll, 1 110 Wolllell
bottled tho water in which he had washed
hiti royal bauds, mi kuepsukea. How can
kinps aud the like avoid tluukinp tlicni-
ailves more than nioilul, seciup tho idiotio
.1.. i . .
luinvisui iney uio Huojcciert lo,
Au luii(luih coirespond. lit tloKeribes
Hon Curios ua a poor croutiiru. lie-wna
bioiKjht. np principally with bis mother'
luniily at Modciia, beloro they wero kicked
out of Italy, and hia absolutism is 0 the
HoutUom, courtly, and clerical type; that
ia to Hay, it la not viKoruim und'i peciilik
livii ubsolutisin liki) thut of the Kuiperor
ol the French. Mil nu ubsolulism of Jords-ia-WAitinp
and chaplains Roldstiekn and
-wtaK-caiMllos aAhicli r.ispruts the brains
and revolts the stomachs of meu of healthy
inieiii'ciu una jtuowmuje. ; , . . i
THE FOLLIES OF FASHION.
Severe Stricture on High-Heeled
Boots, Hair Dyes, Naked Necks, &c.
From the Broadway Magazine.
Another hurtful and ridiculous fashion ia
in the hiph-hoeled boots, which have asain
woi ked ronnd from onr proat-prrandniothera.
A alipht hool ia an advantnpe in walking,
but tlicDo hinh heels, with the excessively
small aujface andtheshnrply-bereled aidoa,
make walkinp a aorviceof pain nri' dull
cully. Hcaides, they destroy tho ahnpe of
the lop, which is Romethiiip to be consider
ed. They throw the welpht forwatd and
the atrain on tho shin, and consequently
they diminish the back muscle, the ralf,
and eonvrrt the foro part Into an nply bow.
The shape of onr shoes and boota ia in itself
an ont rape a.nnst common acme; bnt wo
women ore not alone in tins Ansnrditv, nor
are we ti blame, po that as the papers denl
Willi our own follioe peoially, we may he
leti.lt without any personal and peculiar
r proof therefor.
I'.nt what can we Hay of the fashion which
dyea the hair, paintR the cheekR, blackona
the eyelids with Antimony to make llio or
bit look larpor and Uio laaliea mnpor, or
that expands the pupils with belladonna,
no matter at what cost of complexion or
futnre eyesight? What, too, can we say of
the fashion which uncovers the nrms nud
neck In tho rveninp, after1. baviii( clotlicd
them durinp the day ill llannel or velvet,
rr In warm wadded alnfTs? Women thrnut
ened with bronchitis or rheumatism ait all
day lu a warm room muffled np to lue llirout
in thick material; atnbtht they uncover lav
low tin ir shoulders, and po out In the cold
winter air w-ilh Just au opera cloak thrown
over tin il ahivi rinp akins, Itut this ia fash
inn, And none of ua d ire disobey it : none
of ns dmi po ont in the evenmii with di-osa-ei
made after the pattern of our moruinp
ones, or Wear in the ninriiinp; low bodices
and short Rhevea, to at IrAst eqnalizo the
n k and tiinrr us to tho eveiiinp attire with
'Micro is no intrinsic reason why we
should not bo aittiup iu low bodices and
short sleeves at thia verv moment, thow.'h
we will make it ten o'clock; but if we were,"
we should be thonpit mad or bad, or both,
and not t veil onr at mnohost frionda would
land bv us. Hut li illy one thinp or the
other would be a wiser systuni than the
present, and would bo jiroduotlvo of fewer
catiirvhs. bronchial iilYec lions and consiimp.
tiona. Ah I it Hi I ant thonpht which
sprinpa up from that list word I If we
could onlv sec, as thoso b moved from our
own spline would aee, the criminal folly
of cacrillemp lii aiititul aisl valuable uvea
to the lasliion which imposed naked necks
aa a rule tor evening costumes I Aluny A
saeot youiis! creature, who would have liv
ed into bui'oy old ape ah a beloved who
and happy mother, has ponn to an early
prave bi ouuso of that ball or party at which
she ranplit com rrom eyposun, lint tusu
iou ao willed il; and neither mother nor
daughter bad Rtrenpth to rosisl her impal
pable hut absolute ile, Tec.
We oil obey her, yonnp and old alike,
those who should keep their beauties sa
iled, an. 1 tlione wlio have none to show--the
delicate who havo to bo kept ulivo by
ait and earn -the lean who Are too uply for
any one lo It ml pleasuio iq the conti mpln
liou of their ankles - the wiinkledaud the
pro.vi ; we all parade omaclves iu eveiiinp
society n ilhout more di puise than a bit ol
o.vnro or lace can Rive, and only a very fi vi
ol u : that, eveu when well on into tho Hi-
ties, consider it quite superfluous for any
thing to be pained by conceulineut. As to
the exieiil to which wo cut down our bod
ices, that Is a mutter too patent and too
painful to bo discussed. 11 is a l uce nmonp
us who shall wear tho rtroRS lowcnt and
show the larneRtexpanseol shoulders. And
yet wo mean no harm ; wo mean only to be
fashionable. That lathe worst of it.
The nicoHtwcmou anionpns-pnrn.hlph-miiu'ed
women, who wonld rather die than
hi M'lllty of impropriety, It it appeared like
an impropiioty to theui, and whoao very in-
nocciico mukes tlieiu unsuspicious ot ovil,
yet becomo aecustouied.iis every ono must,
moro or less, to nil objectionable fashion,
and follow it In pure simplicity of nature,
as a thinp without nieinin;: or eftcct.
Also, the nicest women anionp lis are just
thoso who idwaya follow who have not
sallK-ii nt boldness of mind or manner lo
m ikoa public protekt against onythinp in
dorsed by the majority w-omeu who 1.10
not touched by the evil of obalefnl cu dnni,
and iy whoso own purity ii eliminated
tho poison of a misehievouR fashion. They
follow, and their moral aupport bolsters
up the bad habit, and pivea countenance
to tho bad lollowcrs thereof, lint what
crtiiuer-ay vlnn oripinality is still cen
sured ah unwomanly, and a public protest,
bo it even apaiiint evil, is act down us
"stroll;' minded nnd iinleminiiic'r"'
THE PRIZE RING.
Desperate Fight between Allen and
Gallagher—The Former declared the
Victor after the Eleventh Round.
St. Loris, Aup. 17. Tom Kelley and
Nod O'HiiMttiu were seconds for Gallaphur,
and Jim Comic aud liild ltilcy for Allen.
Lany Wes. l was n fereo. Tho rinp wu
formed in n prove, but the Run poured
down liercely. .Inu Aoarney Wiw nnp
niaster, and 'Jin) riiiK-kccirH wore appoint
ed to neRcrve ord' i-. Tho flpht bepan at
J. ill, nud, olu r considerable sparrinp. Al
len received a heavy blow on tho limp,
which knoekod him down And niodo him
bleed freely, lu the seeoud round Allen
went down from A stinper under the lug.
In the third round both received aud pave
heavy blows, t. rii,iniUiii( in a clinch in
which Allen went down. At this puint
nevend clubs were thrown nt Allen, ouo of
which struck hiiu ou the check causinp
blond to How. In tho louilh round moro
teriitlo blows were ilMilton both hIiIoh, tor
minatiiiB in Allen's favor, The tilth round
was favorable to Allen, ulllioiiph he was
knocked over the ropes. In the sixth
round Gallagher waft alillleslnw iu coining
up, and reei ivcd two heavy blows, ono on
the niiso and one on the bread-basket, and,
althonph Allen wau down lit the. close, (lab
laphor pot tin. worst ol tho round. Tho
seventh, ciphth end ninth rounds were
favorable to Allen, and at tho termination
of the latter tho sponpo was thrown nn and
Allen declared tho victor. The light was
short but il is said to havo been very des
perate, nud both were badly punished.
I. ati li. x lie Recount leiepmped from
Iho batilo held this afternoon does not
upreo with tho descriptions broupht by the
repoiteiH who ivtiuned ou the fioiiisvillo
this eveiiinp. Instead ol niuo rounds;, uu
previously reported, them wero eleven
rounds lonpht, bioio than one-half of
winch were decidedly iu favor of Alien. At
tho end o the eleventh round, Turn Kellv.
ouo of (ialluphor'H acoonds, throw np the
sponpo. Allen nud bis cconds theu loll
tun imp. .Subsequently tho rcb reo said he
did not liuow who threw up the sponpo,
and d Han d tlio battle a draw, 11 is hlumd
that Tom Kelly acknowledged on the
prouu.l tU.it Guilapher van whipped, and
nun no tnrew up llio spoupoi Mil utter pet
tniRoubonrd tho boat ho domed havinp
done so. The result is ooncldered apreutur
ontrapo lo Allou thau tho decision, jn, tho
aici ooio npht.
ANIKT.OTK OF lllillUINO. TIIK I'aINTLU
3 'ho lollowinp anecdoto Is told of tho Into
. F. ileriinp, the animal painter. A dozen
years apo ho painted a small picture for
a well-knuwii dealer, nnd received a chock
in payment. Tho check wan written on
alii) of papar, "l'uy Sir. J. F. Herrinp," and
duty sipned, but without tho insertion
tho words "beurur, or "to order.'1 Tho
clerk ut the Union Hnnk looked very doubt-
iiiii.v, iirst ni it, ami tneu at tne person pre
Koutiup it, Tho ui ti it nuUitl the hesitation.
nud ileiiiiiuded what was wrong, The clerk
explained, "Don't you aeo it's nayable to
V. Herring f" "I do," said tho chuk.
"Well, I am he." "How do I know that?"
said tho clerk. "Do you know what J. F.
Herring Is?" "Italhor. " mud the clurk
"I've pl 'Thrco Sleinbern of tho Temper
uan Kuoicty1 ut homo," lleniim was do-
liphtcil. JIa soiled a pen, uud, on a shout
oi iiioitnij! paper lyliift ou tlio counter,
dashed oil a Hlinteh of the horses' heads
drinking from a trouph, which ooinposo tlio
pictiiro. "Wlial do yon think of thutr
said ho, handing it noroM. The clerk paid
nuu in uuce.
A huge mostodun atootb waa recently
auuuu Ul WltlimwA, t
Toleration in the South.
No moVo complete refutation of the
cliArpes of northern radicAl newapapcru
tlmt the jjeoplo of the aonth would, if the
opportunity offered, make war npnn tho
iiiacai and externiinato them from the thee
of the earth, eonbl bo piven than ds fur
nished by the temper, which has Qhnrac
torixed them durinp and after the recent
ncpro riots that havo takeu tdaco iu sever
al of the aonthern Htnten. Tho riots, ah
all who havo road the account know, were
eutireiy niiprovoneii. l lie binekn ware
Incited to violence by the inflammatory
speeches ol radical earpot bappprs, who
in Iho most unscrupulous maimer, have
aoupht to aow the seeds of discord between
their (In dps and the peoplo of the Ron Ih.
Those who were' attneked defended thom
aelvcrnianfully by whatever means lay in
their power, put when tho not era were van
quished theio was no disposition man ilea
lid, In a aiuple instance, lo prosecute or
punish tlimn. Nor do w bear of it word of
oonntre a(nlnat the blacks beinp uttered.
Tho paper teem with denunciations of the
meu ho iiii Med llie neproca to vioh-ruw,
anil well they inayf for iiioM ftntmpeoua
eondiict cont'd not hnve been committed.
The ncftroca ore spoken of siiriply ns dupe
ot their radical leaders, and no blanio is
altnohod to them, bnt they nro treated
with the utmost leniency, and all proper
elloi t ia being made to convince them that
their old masters instead of wishing to
oppress the in are their best friends.
Ah the Ipnorant tools of bad men the
neproca nro warned thatwich conduct can
only result in their own Injury. They Are
enjoim d to cut themselves looso from Iho
radical associations, that have been thrown
around them, tiikn counsel of tbeir true
friends, nnd work with them fur tho mater
lil development of tho nouth.
Tin so riots have deepened tho Animosi
ty existinp among the soul hern people
apafnat the radical Interlopers who have
done ao much to their injury. I'hey prove
moro forcibly than ever that they Are bold,
bad men; who will stop at nothing to se
cure their ends; moil of infamous character
w ho play upou tho prejudice! aud fear ol
the ignorant llcproea lor tho purpose of ar
ruyiiip them RpaiiiHt tho permanent resi
dents of the south, for political ends. II
they result in driving tho entire close from
tho aoutheru states every friend of law
ami order, every one anxious for the
speedy development of the south will have
n ason to rejoice.
Thf. Kknti i-kv F.i.Ki-rioNH. The volo of
M countir s os nflicinlly announced by the
Secretary of Ktate nnd the vote of 13 count
ies, as reported by county olllcerH nro pivc'i.
Tlio table foola. np as follows:
For Ttfwnirtr Tato 73.4m
Stal'irilv for Tale.,
.-s-'iool ''lir-For .
T2 f 7S
This will be increased by tho counties
yet to bo heard from.
Tin: Wom.n ban a tclepram from WrsU
inptou sbitinp that tho war Bteumer Talla
dooku, which lately conveyed Fre.s. Grant
to Long llrnnch Irco of rxpcnro except to
the country, will leave that city apuin in
about ten days, with Secretary liobeson,
Admiral Forti r, and other oilU-luls, on A.
lour of inspection to the Nnvy Yardit.
Would it not be well for ConprcsR when
it meets to inquire into tho utili'.y of kecp
ii p A war steamer nt A cost of n thousan l
dollars r day to carry thoso officials about
on Riiiunier pleasure janntH? To tho tax
payer it all wears the nppcanince of a port
A CcniiKsrosnrsT of tho New Y'ork Sun
has had an interview with John Qtiinoy
AduiiiN. Tho latter will Apaiu nccepl the
Democratic nomination for Governor of
SI vwachnscttn. ii nominated, thonph ho
dors not dirirc it, llo npprovca Secrelary
l isii's foriipn policv, does not favor tern-
loilal expansion; thiuknthp Democrats will
aoon control the entire Southern Slates
that the fifteenth itmomliiiciit hi invalid,
that aipna of dissolution are apparent in
tho republican ranka; that tho licmocrats
should accept p,i;ro siilinipe, nud other in-
eviiniiio rcsuiis oi tne war, nnn nominate
John T. Holliuaii for President.
The EtiiTou of Iho Knowillo Whig for
lueilv l'res. .lohuson's bitter enemy pro-
i hscr to be won over by n recent sin eeli
Ol that poiith mau nt Sbirysvillc, llo writcR
as follows: -
Sir. Johnson spoke about thven hours
and a hull, and madu some of tho strongest
hi'piiiiients we havo ever beard. Vo will
uot bo vain cnongh to Attempt praise, for
it is needless, and wo remember ono time
when the speaker was tho last man wo
would have mentioned except in terms of
denunciation, lint "lactn nro stubborn
thinps," and hia most Inveterate enemies,
if thuy pave hiiu A patient hearing, went
away with food for thought for many a day.
Tue Radical politicians, of New Y'ork
City arc engaged in a fierce quarrel. Tho
Times, dispuiriiiRly calls upon tho mag
nates of tho party to Rottlo tho "canonn of
tho lUpublicttii Church." and to(-,ar!R,
An election Is comiiiif ort this full, nnd
(hey eunnot alloid to havo tlio ballot box
loulod oh it was lust rear, throni-h tho
treachery ofolllcem belonging to t heir own
It in well known In New York that the
alleged frauds in New York last full were
iiiKiiputcii and carried oh by ltcpuLlicaus,
but tho Tiuioii iniikts the first pnblia cou-
. ssion, that we have eeu of this
'Let ua have pjoco,"
WiUT IT Costs. - Tho iirrmht Mia Tf..t
t.(d States MO plinidored ot Imnig w,7fio
0 (JouVn-. a itur by tha tariff ou Coal and of
hi-entf thrte millions of dMun u ytar by the
FotftJ thrre million afduUur a itcn lima
rook htmii'lit from Lhn lionknhi fit l.n.l.
woiking peoplo into the pockets of only
ilicso two cIusroh of moniiooliiita nn.l ib
Congressmen who conspire to pans tho laws
nuieu uuuiorizu mo piiuHlering.
A llioniliioiil nn.l In.
(luential Uormuniu Ilonry county, O., pub
li. hesa card in tho Northwest announcing
hia abandonment of the proscriptivo radi
Tf.mi'Euance AMirAiicKUH. -About thirty
yeara ago, a tow citizc-ns of Now llruiiitree,
in Slassachusettu, met together aud re
solved that the beat interesls of tho town
required a tuvein iu which spiriUms liq.
uors should not bo sold, oh the fact was
putent to all that too many of tho young
men iu the place would couurefjiiUi ut the
"village inn," and wero forming habits,
social drinking. Alter talking over the
lmpoilance ol the matter, and aatisfyinp
thi insulvea that the enterprise they pro
posed would uot prove a paving one, they
tubsenlicd Homo 7,0(MJ, bmlt A bob ), fur-
nisnea u, ami enpupod a lundlord to run
Irec ot rent. Hoon after thia rofnmx, tho
people of tho town CAme to tho conclusion
that it wuh unprofltabla business to farm
out tlie poor of tho town, ah bad long boon
tho practice, to tho lowest bidder; and at
town meeting they voted to buy a poor-
House iiiiui, una pui mo poor nt work.
This was carried into effect. Twenty-five
years havo passed away, aud, poinu to Unit
quiet, thrifty town not long ago, tho Hlago-
uiivur nuiu iv ui, uu passing tno "poor
houso farm," "Thoro inn funny place.
"Why ho 1". wo asked. "Bisiauho, it ia the
poorhoiiHO farm, aud not a punpor in it
And I suppose tliu reaaon is, aome thirty
vearu ago u teinperuuce Inverii wiw started
here -no liquor have been aold, aud there
in no drinking nor drunkeuiiosH, end not
pauper in the town. "A". 1'. j-Wnmj 7W.
An older ha boon lnlrodiiocd In tho
Common Conneil nt Washington, D. C,
'to prohibit tho raising of mosquitoes"
thut city, and imposing a penalty of from
$1 to ! on every porsou who ahull allow
any bucket, tub or other receptaclo con
taining wutor, in their vurds. without hir.
ing the Rumo nocuioly covered, to proveut
auiqiuivvif nuu roi'utjaiiug.
The Perils of Drinking Bad Whisky.
[From the Georgia Constitutionalist.]
Sfany year Ago when the state of Geor
gia was In it infancy, one of the Circuit
Judge was Unln Urowti, an aajrjestor ol the
recent "soceah" Oovonior of that name.
Ho wu man of ability and Integrity, but
like A pood many distinguished persona ol
that day, ho loved A social glaa; and when
ever the member of the bar would turn
in and help, be sometimes drank to ex
eea And became gloricmsly fuddled.
On one occasion whilo traveling on cir
cuit, he reached tlie Tillftpn of Pa.Vtnfi, In
Dooly county, where tho court wa to
fn oponed rlext day, end took qnnrtera
with li relative of Ida wife, that lady Accom
panying him. After anppcr Judge Ilrown
Htrollcd over to tho oirry tavern In tho
place, kept by ono Kterritt, where he mot a
number of his legal friend. A convivial
evening wa passed; drinks frequently
went round, And somewhere about mid
night, the Honorable llela wa In A abite of
mind quite the reverse of that Implied by
the oloi aow, -"Rnbor na" .TrtdgA" When
he wan leaving for borne, ono of the young
lawyer, till spirit of misoliii'f, slyly pnso(
soma risbonA 4Vnirt tho ttimhlcra into the
On iliesRing himself next morning, tho
eeecntrio ofliclnl, putting his hand into Ins
pocket, was preatly perplexed in discover
ing three or four Rilvet spoon. v
"My float folly, iaid be to Mis wife,
"Inst look hero, 1 volivo I've Rtolen aonw
ol Storritl's RpoOiiR I"
"Ijot sRco them, Rya tho wife. "pa.
aiiro ciinuph here's his vcrltablo initials I
Frny Jiow did yon happen to have them iu
yonr imnket '." i - ' -
lliinit imnst nave Dcen dnniK wnen l
came home, woRii't I?" inquired the Judge.
tea, reiilieil the ilevotea l ollw "V01I
know your old habit when yon pet nniong
( eitoiiily; lean tliulerstand easyenonph
how it all same about That fellow, Sler
lift, ki epn the meanest liquor in the State;
Imt I never supposed that to drink it Would
make a man steal I"
The Rpoons w ere duly returned to the
landlord, nnd tho Judpo went and opened
his court, thinking no more about tho mat
ter. Several day olarmod, nud tho busi
ness of the court was drawing to a close
when one morning A rough looking custom
er wa arraigned hi foro Hi II .nor for lar
ceny, llo pleaded guilty, but eaid in miti
gation that ho wah drank at tho timo of
Committing tho nllonce.
"What ir tho nature of the charge.apainst
the man?" inquired Judpo Ilrown.
Mealing money irom the tut nt Mer
rill's tnvem," replied tho clerk.
'lonnp man, auid the Jmipo, noleiniily,
"Are you snro yon waa intoxicated when
you took thia monry ?"
"ie. your Honor, i waR ao lolly Uiiink
that thinpa looked like they Were dancing
double Rhulllos, and when I wont out doors
the ground kept coming np nnd hitting mo
in tno llpllll.e
"That will do," replied the .Tndoo. "Hut
tell me, did you get nil tho Honor you
drank at Storritt'?"
"F.vcry drop of It, yonr Honor."
"And so you pot tipsy on his liquor, and
then stole hi money "
"That's il exactly; I didn't know what I
Turning to the prosecuting attorney, the
worthy magistrnlo Raid: "Thia la a most
extraordinary case. Sir. Attorney, and one,
I think, demanding the clemency uf the
Court. Y'ou will, therefore, do uio the
fovor of entering nolle yirossc. That liquor
of Slenitt's, I havo rencon to know, ia
moan enough to make A man do anything
dirty. I pot diunk on it myself tho other
nipht, nud stole nil his rpoons. IfSteiitl
will sill Riich abominable Bluff, he oupbt
not to havo tho protection of this conrt.
'ou may rcleaso tho prisoner, Sir. hhciill."
An English clcrpyinnn tuoilto persuade
ono ol the black nliei pof his flock to come
to chnvi'h, ou the plea that ho had aoen his
wife thoro on tho previous Sunday, "1
bopo you ll try nn.l cnuio how, Juiikr."
"Well, sir, I think I'H try, lor our Alary
says you're a hell ot a pro ichor."
"William, thee knows I never call any
Ixsly i iimea, but, William, If the Mayor id
llio ciiy wiw lo como to mo and av
'Joshua, I want theo to find me tho hip
post liar iu 1 liilidelidiiu,' I would come lo
theo and put mv hand nu thv shoulder and
raj- to thee, 'William, the Sfayor wuiiIh to
sco moo. , , . . ! ;
Tho following odo to orpan-giinden
is pomp tno rounds:
l. riial Hump! wlinaiiton arvoii liilln.
UlK Hli vast roniiiimt an.l iu..Utlin alut,
Mi nt lurlli linloua, ti,li k rui r'l.yia'a UIh,
To tliiul ne.iiniiis niitiiiiiHtotlii. ilil t
An t Homo slill alaiuls, liiiiiun tal ami aul.llnio.
Nor is tlirro a city ulien. yi. inny mil Hint
lf.T leitli.'ia now, as In llio niu'li-nt tlnir; .'
Tin y atill ro I. .rlh, llieir iiiIhkIiiii atill to grind
Tho following is a litnrul copy r.l n h t-
lur aeni ui a niouinoi gen, iu,au :- .-
i.or o:o tii.iipn mo ir yole Rum nn
ecnio have a Had Kould am Hill in my
Thotan Chess and hove lyut toy Happy
A fanner iu the remote district nt 11. n
Y'ovkshiro woods roccntly met A country
rector who had been two, yeaiH ci tiayef,
"Mr. Hector," Raid tha buiv.tr, "yoil'vO
neeii iu inu Jtoiy.uiuu,-- i near, "l b"
JoJli), uud got b.'.tk Halo, you aeO," '
I often thou't Fd like to hour
spot It's a flue iionntry I lo' ,," ,1' "!
said the roetor, "I avw I iJ , ;'
rnaulervi. uud tho tVl 'U"'i
the wells uf water J',,' nU
WO went a7m ' u ,llB "'at ,1, Ht'rt' ml(1
r,."1 fttWl" iho Jordan, and went up
lr -"-'" "Eienso me iuUriupting
,i ' '"f. noo. lint If it bo a fair
W " .on, bow wa tnrmetfi (turnips) look-
-ti "ua jrouiierr
A friend of mine, a clergyman, tried to
DerRiiadu au old scamp of n follow to come
lo church, ou tho plea thut be had seau Lis
wife there ou tho proviona Sunday. "I
bono you'll try und come, now, Janus."
"Well, air, I'll try, forourSIary say yon'ro
a hell of n preuchor."
- An aristociiilic lady in Laiisinpbnri;li,
after anxious inquiry nn to whut would ro
move aomo faint spots from ln-r window
pluss, was told thut "elbow grease" was
tho best thing known. Whereupon she
naively exclaimed, "Oh, I'm ro glad lo
have lound out I I wonder if they keep it
iu Troy ?" , V
A shrewd old gentleman onco Raid to hid
daughter: "llo nuro, my dear, you never
marry a poor man. Hut remember that
tho poorest man in the world is ono that
has money and nothing else.",
Children Attacked by Snakes.
Tho Millord (Mass.) Journal mention a
siiipiilur circiiiusluucu that occurred in
that town a few days apo. Sir. Geo. D.
I'tonlico went out into a Held to mow, tak
ing with hiiu one of bin children, a boy of
I yours. Tho littlo fellow wa loft Hitting
on tho ground playing, while tho father
conimeucod work; Hoon nttor.M. I'ren
tioo heard him scream as if iu Agony. Ho
ran np lo hiiu and queiitioued him, but
oould got no satisfactory replies the child
continuing to scream and move his body in
A Clinging umiiuer. Foaling that tho child
bud boon stung, Sir. l'rontieo commenced
exumliilug him, tho Bcrouui continuing,
but finding nothing uitcr a mnial anarch
ho took hiiu in bin nrma ami cajcried hiiu
to tho house, whom a moro thorough
Rearch was commenced. Vpon reinnving
the clothing from the upper part of the
ohild'a body a minko dropped therefrom to
thu floor. It waa a louu niul very slim
black suuko, of tho "racer" BpeoioM, and il
is iiipposed that it had tightly coiled ilsolf
around the body of tho child, thereby cuiih
ing hiiu pain n habit which in generally
ascribed hi to the racer snakes. It wa for
tuuato that tho child was not alone, an iu
that event, it would probably anon huvo
beuu strangled by tho snako.
Oppenhfciin, tlie Egyptian liaukcr, who
made, recently, a Hcnsutiou in l'uris by hi
magnificent entertainment given in honor
of iHuiuil l'ashu, .begau bio, cm-cut in tho
East ar u poddlor during tlio Crimean war,
when ho inprutiated himself with an
Egyptian I'uslia, who on hi iluath loll liiui
a vast property, tho possession of which,
however, low been moro than ouco con.
testod by tho legitimate Itcim pf Oppcu
f ' ' '
The bov of Dos Sfoino county, Iowa.
have within a short time killed 4.04U goph
ers. Oronhn hs a mnsicAl (renin in the
person of a blind German boy 10 year of
Spirits paid A tax of 90TR11. f,7. ami
tobacco $77,121.30, in Cbicnan fl.Hirint in
Warrant havo been Issued for the Af
reet of 4wawity dilleraut keefNaniof gambling
nouses iu umuiia.
In Ilrooklyn, N. Y., during . the' neat
year, 2, (ilil building have bevu erected,
valued nt ri!,G!.r,xa
A I'.oston tooth-pick factorv ha the
monopoly of the business, nnd hell 4,000, -000
or G,LHHI,000 per day.
Mike SlcConlo and O'laaldwlii. the
Irish piant, had A sparring match At tho
OperA Honso in I.ull'alo on the lath.
- Air. fiowis LongstafT, formerly of Ilea- 1
vrr Dam, In this Rtato. iHoii trial At Glaspow. "
vi.- ,i... i. - . i . i. . r .
.ui, ior ion. iiiuriieroi .loun li, iiones.:v ,
Forty-five thousand basket of pcaehev.
ninety car loads, arrived in New fork,
yesterday, by the New Jersey lEuilroad.
Mr. .Tarn. a Miller has. iu lironanition a
reprint of "Fetor Farley's Thousand and
One Stories.' which have long been ont of
ptiut. " 'l- -
The true Aign of a great noet or of anv
great author, Is not that he is without faults,
nut tuat no makes yon lovo In faults, in
spite ot yimrseli.i , . ,
' There 'Ir nn Increase of iioaHv lift '
millions of dollars in tho Asspssrd value of
real nnd p runnel property in lloston since
uio last iinanciai year,
A. K. l'.uiloy, of tho D.'cnrah llowul
Uepublican, does the apologetic as follow:
uiir paper is roiantoii t iigiitiy iy tho Ar
rival ol on extra male."
A "nigger" Luhywa found on n at,. no
In Syiaciwo. The city ndontod it. nnd
named it Anptist Stone, becansa it n
lound iu August. r
The father of A descried wife. ofSionx
City, baa obtained a judgment against the
recreant husband for bod . nnd board for
the Inst twoyonrs, amounting to tl,3M.60,
Tlio caudal tnveated In the nublii-nl inn
of sheet music and musical works iu Hie
United Slate is estimated nl e.V(NM)( IHI.
'1 here is comparatively little mnsie import
ed. The bipiiost man in Ind
lluskiik, who Jive in Monroe county, m
luilo nud n qnarlor Irom Gosport Ho in
about Hcven feet high. And weicha lliron
hnudreil poiiiulg.. .
A young man of aixleen. the ann of .
Cinciuiinti lawyer, is writing a tmeH.lv
founded on tho fresh subject of tho St.
F.artholoniew inassncre. It will bo bronel.t
ont at one of the Cincinnati theatrea next
Tho total pumping capacity of the
Ihreo pump which furnish Cliicai'o ilh
water is :)S,(Mki,000 gallons per day. Tho
actual consumption of water during Ihir-
leeu consecutive any lu July wu iil.OOO,
000 Kidlona per day.
Two new co.npanica have been formed
for tho purchase of lands in Yireinis ami
their Rcltlemont by cinigranls Irom Kiuoim.
The Agprepalo ol land already purchased by
e impaiiieR in Virginia and tlieCaroliiiRsox
eceils 1,000,000 ol acre".
l'oslmaslor General CrosweH' house,
neir Flkton, Sid., was entered by binglur
ou Tuesday eveuiug, nnd a riuuntilv of
clothing stolen. Ono of tho robbers was
cinpht wilh a full suit or Sir. Cromwell's,
clothe on. The other cActpod.
An exchange says: Tho stump i l
Lntiunsed by hall-Hedged phvsi.;.mi'm H,
niaktiigproRcriplioiiH, bus loii.. iftlia means
of murdering many liersoua lately, Woul I
it not bo well enough, lo imo tho F.ngli-ii
lanpnago, or drvj,'t thoy nndorstiuid it ?
-The lotul quantily of Uml devoted i i
the growth of cotton throughout tho whole
of In. ha doe not excwxl b,.r)00,(liii nrriM,
If Huh quantity lf ,ul waa ah pmdnctive
in India an it U in thoo I'nitod Ktuto it
wonhl yield aomothiiig lil;0 4,000,000 bale,
or hull ii bale per acre,
- The prtntlernon of HOcioty ot FAratoga
aio epd'uiilzea ns follows: Urettteat liou,
t.;.n. Shermau; luckiest man, John O.
Saxo; ladies' favorito, Euslpn Sluson; most
.fiv(ini.ie, W. 1!. Travcrs; danced tho most,
Sheridan; best dressed, Charles Lelund
pohtesl, Joo, of the Clarenduiv,
Gen. Thomas) Jour.Vin, now lucoui
niiind of n division of Cuban troops, wan
writton to by the oilioiala o tho TreitHnri-,
asking him to refund $2'J,0PO which i a
owed tho government before he job.- , ,t'"
robellion. lie replies: "Yimr , ;, 1118
colvcd. Any furAie, hv)0,- otl' r '"t
reach mo if Sent to W -"Jtf"'1
woVoVjirin-0-' B0l,'U"u: Two ladies
!L'i T along A Chicapo atroetlho
Knun u i" -ca having her child with her.
s7u y "1, t two Keiitlemen. "Thoro,"
one, "are our husbands." "Y'es,"
. .nl tho other, "and our futhors." "Ami
our grandfather!!," said the children. All
wero correct in their statements. Who cau
solve this rtilulioimliip sphyux 'i
Sli-n. Stanton wrilos to tho ltcTolnlloii
fr uu Johnston, N. Y. : "Tho two central
figure on w hich ull thought and convorsa
turn centro just now in our native town, in
tho unhappy man iu prison, of whom wo
told onr reader lar.t week, nnd a pretty
young girl, a member of the l'resbj teriaii
Church, who, outiido the conventional
rules,' has become tho mother of a child."
A yimng Canadian girl who ran away
from homo uud went lo Detroit v. as ar
ia, ted recently for vagrancy. Wheu otter
ed hor liberty iu caso tho would go buck
homo, showed her pood taste by the follow
ing reply: "Not nny, Sliuter; I likos tlio
States in prison better thau Canada at lib
erty. I'll take my chance on thin elde."
Discriminating and tasteful female, that!
Au old lady in Iowa, complimented ou
tho beauty and preservation of her teeth,
ascribed it to having "bitten the Hnuke."
Sho explained that in childhood her futhor
hold a rattlesnake by the head aud tail and
each of his children bit along the wholo
length of tho backbone, just indenting thu
skin, ii a prevontilivn of toothache and
docay, nnd tho old lady believe to the
present 111 tho ellicacy of such nn opera
tion. Tho cottou and ruroj- crop of Louisi
ana will be tho largest und best ever pro
duced there. Tho cottou crop is ao far iid
vaiioed that tho wonu can do no harm,
oven though il should mako its appearance.'
Tho city of Now Oilcan is said to bo pros
lierouH beyond tho most sanguine expecla
lions Tlio people generally have ceased
to folk about Iho lulu war, uud a lundublu.
spirit in everywhere prevalent to forpot and
lorgivn tho past as speodily a possible.
At Zanesvillo, O., ou Sulurduy Rftur..
noon just before the eclipso. David Laun
der took np a piece of smoked plask for thai
purpose ol viewing tho ami, but liAiUcuree
ly rawed it to his eyes when he wn utluck
ed with coup uV toliil, mid fell proetmte to!
tho ground, On recovering, he stated tlmt
the Hi nsntioji felt by hiiu wu aa ir a sharp
pointed insti uineiit hud been driven through
..... u, ineejn, iOll!10IUg 11 SUttTll, UeU-
etraling puiH. r
.i"w w7l'jR,u',r?rt' w a Hjiringby
thosido ol tho railroad which the compa
liy worn obliged to wall up witu
keep tho wuler oft' thu track. An iui....
as ol rub, took pliico at the spring u day or
two Binco, by which tho wall and t-urtu
around wero thrown np to height c.f aev
eral foot. Homo ol tho lun.est i,.nu
landed on tho bank ubuve. nn.l ii.au,.ii
entirely demolished. , . .
It in related that one of Commodorn
Vandorbill'ii (luughtor, who I married,
Wa lately discovered bv a friend I.,.,..
her littlo daughter how to mend atockiugaf
and, on being linked why she troubled hor'
self wilh such occupation, made the reply
.. uu .......um women might
bo called npon to do in this country or
what fato awaited llieni. nnd aim lil.!.i
iu iiiHtrucling them iu naoful arts, aa a
pripuiul.on lo any rovcrita that might
overtake theui, ( , , . ,