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LOVE AND AGE.
(We rfonnt tut that many heart, covered hy I
frontMnf trm aliry winter, will read the following
Wmitlful llneawitli the emotlona of yoiin(.r yar
rrowdfni? al-oiit It; and he. whonorer attfinpta to
read poetry of any kind will h InaUntly touched
when liia y folia upon three lluin.
played wMh yon 'mtd eowallpa t?rowlnt7,
w hen I waa nil and ran wero fonr.
When garland weaving, flowerdtalla thmwliifr,
Wire ilifnrr a mn to leaan no more.
Thro grovea and nip I a, or araaaaud hi'lillier,
Willi little jilaTmiitott, to and fro.
We wandered hand In tinnd togt'ttier;
But thai waa aixty yoara atfo.
Ton drew ft lovely roseate maiden.
And ntlll our arty lova waa alrniit';
HUH with no raie our day a wero laden,
They K"ded Jormwly n'otii ;
And I did loeyon vei y dearly
How dearly, worlav.ant power to aliow:
1 nioiiRht your hMrt waa tou ( hod as hearty:
i.nt that waa Hliy yiora nyo,
'lit. other lover rnme around you,
t . r htmnty rew fro mi year to jnr,
Ai ! any a apl-ndid i-iicIh luinid von
'I Mi- ct-ulreof Mi (lllifrliic H1i rv.
I r ii vii then, flrd vowa rorHHltin,r.
in rank and wealth your hand Ihowj
V, then 1 tlionutit in) heart waa hn-ukiiit: 1
Itnt that waa fori) year an.
And t lived on to wed atiotlierj
No raune aha u me (o ivpine;
And wliMi I ht'itd yon wi-re a iiioimt,
I did not wlh 111 ehildrou tuliif.
Mynwu yiiuuc rlork, in fmr prnm-t-awlon,
Made up a l -tit t 'hi Ntuciw r :
My oy hi iht-in win p,tt (xpnNh.n ;
Itut llmtwna thirty yearn aiio.
jrrew a matron, plmnp and roineiv.
You d id It in fiudtion'a hriuhti-at Ma.c;
Mvnrtlity lot wan lit liiort h im !,
Itnt I, ton, had my fYlnl t:iym,
Nonorrii r rjfd havr v r :ll't'nd
Around llii' lnvirth-tone'H wintry rlow,
Ihan wtipn my om!! ti rhitd w ih hriHtt ni'.l;
Itut that waa tw id) yenrM .it o.
Time pid. My eld' wt idrl a married.
And now I am anrati.t-trr i;ray:
tnip-tur four yi-iim old I've carrlfd
Aiunnj? the wild Howi-i-ed niend1 to pMy,
In onr olit m-ldl of hildhdi ph aimro.
Where now, an then, Ihn eowlip lliw,
Hha Hilt her bank I 'a amplo fm'aKiirt
And thm i not tni ytri fh
Hut thotirrli flrnt loyo'n impAaainnrd hllndneua
Maa patwd awny In rtldT nlk'ht,
I fddl itnrii Ihtiowitt of yu Killi kin. liit n,
A i) 1 fthall il(t till our latd tx d niK.ht.
The i-v.'r r-lliii(r adeid Iikiith
Will hrtuiT a time wi hll tied know.
When our yi-utiit daya of rathertiiK Mower
Will lo au hutidt'd y-urH .
CANONS OF THE COLORADO.
Letter from Samuel Adams, Government
Explorer—Descent of the Rapids
—5,000 Feet Fall in 100 Miles—
—5,000 Feet Fall in 100 Miles— Fertile Valleys West of the Rocky
Mountain Range—Rich Mineral Deposits.
From the Omaha Republican, Sept. 16.
Soinni'l Ad iTiii. , a pinlltiiHii hn
linn lipen lor (ho li.ur cius in thci f. r
vice of tlio W'nr lie ':uliin ill, rin;ni;iMl in
txplnrinn: ihf ('ilorili Kivor, nml tin' nil
X(ilorcil rt-viim ol ronnlry lyini; -t ol
he Itocky Monntiiin run.M', i .mliiMioim lo
(lint rivr, srtivnl in lliini iiv on jmliTilnv.
on bin way to Wiixhiiitoii, wlicru lin will
miljuiil lo llif SiTKilury l N ur an ofliriul
rf port of la XlirntiiiiM iiinl lis,Miv rii K.
Mr. AJhiiimIiiim Lin.llv lnniiNli. il us lh lul
lowini; HyiiowiN of lux lorllK-oinin r'(rt .
whit'L ronlnitm inlommtioii of I lit nmnl in
tcrHhtiK uinl vuluulil I'lnniii'lt-r. ol it vul
ri (;lou ol fonntT, of wliii'li liltlx or untli
tliinff of n r. liiihii' iiutuip Imi-hilln i la Iiitii
known. W romim-iiil it Id tlio iiMi nlion
of tli roiuli'r of ili i;.'pnlilii "in:
"Sib: At your rriiucst, t j;iv yon a ffw
lmty flH rt-Hpcctiiii; tin' iniliviilnnl vx
iloniiR fiilf ririM with wnirli I lnvf l.i'cn
f'ODiicftcJ for thv litt lour yHi'H, linvinlor
itg olijfot tlif iplorntinii ol llif t'olormlo
l.'ivt-r ftiiil Hit tnli'ilrtii. H. 'I'll ih river, ami
the ftluiOKt niikiiiiwn country Hin.nrli which
it wcniU ilN wuy from tlio lio.'ky Moimtuins
to the (tiilt of Ciiliturni i, IiiihIk'cii rut iinicb
niiHreprvNt'iitoil ly pioli imional li lli rwnt
rH, ami a more rwriit rNplnn-r, who Iih.h
rtpeuilnl unthiiitf imliviiliiiilly mill incur
reil nono of tlio linriKhipft iiiHrpiir:iliy con-lioctt-d
with th tlcvi lopiiii iit of lliu (trrm
innitiUn) W'CHt, t li r inililic, in coiimi ipii iii p,
lihvuU cil iiincli ilrciiveil, nml very lit
liilHHtire hiw Uci'ii iluiic to th" luinciiil mill
R(Miciillnriil ri'KonrrcH ot n nclcclcd hi p.
tion of tcrritoiy which inn Kt nihui n((m t
the nllciitioH of the fcnv rnim nt.
"It in m.j .(iKsil.lc ..r mc, in this hri.-l
roi liiiiiiiii'iainn, to i nler into 11 Hiihj. rt nt
length upon which ynn huvn fprvMM'i no
Iiiin h inlerp',1, km I Iiiivp ilonein my otliciul
report, which will lm pulilishcil in n lew
"My rxplorinn pnrty of i leven men, with
lour liontx cnnHti iirted on llm rino uivit,
ti ll a point on thut htreum, ei;:ht luili N
Iroin the miiin iliviilo or Kiiinniit of the
Itocky Montituinn, July l'., (;:, for the
)inrpoH of ilpHcctiilinp that stream to the
(JiiiiiiI (tho nuiin trilmtary ot tho Colomilo)
to a xiiut ou the (Ylormlo Kivi r. wlicru I
hud mcemlt'il Iroin tlx' ( i il 1 1 i( ( iililnrnin
over threo yeiiin inc, tho fuels of which
were Riven in my pulilixheil report to the
Secretary of Wiir.iiml pnl'linhcJ in thn Now
York Tribune, nml other paper of the
Knot uii.l Went, l'nr tlm iiiht 100 inileM,
litter HtnrtillK, I fouml tlio ili xceiit of the
rivr to he ovcrn.IMM) feet, Tim lincky ami
I'uve Cttiioua of tho liluc, ami tao '(imnil'
nml 'HwilV CamniH of the (iraml Jtivor
1 fouml to bo Hwilter ionl much morn ilan
(erotiB than the 'Mojuvc,' 'I'liinteil'Linii;,'
Itlack,' ami 'lliij' Cntions of tho ('olorailo
Itiver, through all of which I luivo an
oomleil an 1 iluseeiiilu.J Kcvcral tinu within
the butt tin. . veftM. A ilcucription of tho
current, nVpth iml leii(;tli of oanoiiM, etc.,
1 (rave in my pu'.ilinliecl rcioit. Where I
left the river liwt to tlm iull of California,
a (ImUitice of nhout eleven humlreil inilen,
the ileHCCiit of water cannot lm over TiiMI
feet, or more (bun five feel to llif mile, tlniK
Kubutiintiuiinp the utatcuieiit ma in in my
BrHt report. Jn ilcHcemlniH throu;;h a nv
ceknion of rapiil canoim I lost nil my boatx,
iuHtrumcnlM, mntiN, etc. The itiHirnmcutu
were replaccil, when, with my companion!
(four men i, 1 procuiulci upon a ceilar rait.
TbiH waa broken up, ami ail our provihioiiH
lout, except fonnlavH' rutioim. ForKeventy
live tuilcH the fulling water wotibl average
Heveuty feet Ui the mile; anil in Homo places,
three hundred to the mile. While IIiih wnx
a Hource of Kalisl'iiction to mynelf, ami an
additional axHunuico that tho fall of water
uiUht ueceRHarily he Ickh below, it wax a
cause of alarm to the balance of my paitv,
who left rue in the It i ky Cave Cnnoii. in
lliexe the perpendicular wall uroxe from
bOU to l.ttlMI feet.
"Iu deBceudina the rivor upon onr raft.
aa well ax for aeventy-five milex above
wbern we coimtrui-tej it, we piuixeil lliroii;li
a HtloceKUiou of valleyx from one mile lo
fifty iu length, wheru wo nurxpectedly
fonuu wild oatx, wbnul, rye, barley, timo
thy and clover y,rovin Hpontaneounly,
while the line cedar and oak timber in-
creaxed in Ri7.e. The mineial reHuiircex we
foind to bo ol the moxt tlatterini; cliarai'ler.
Time will not permit me to enter into a full
description of iIichh or the Htipi rior lacili
liefl for inakuip thein available. Soon ilin
publifl will know and appreciate tuoxe faclx,
and the prcaa of the Kawt will no longer bo
led axtray by UcHcrtiitioiiH of the canonx ot
the Colomilo, Riven by a recant explorer in
thia, the eleventh hour, w hoxe vixion wax ho
remarkably aciito that at the diHtauce ol
three hundred milex from flreen Jtiver, hn
could aee tho canonx of the Colorado, in all
their length ami depth, and u hoxo lettnrx
elated that he wax the hint to iiKccml the
muiuiit ol Long'x Teak, when il ix a matter
of public notoriety that women and men
Lava gona before him for the laxt ten
yearx, the day and date of whoxe axnent
was marked upon tho plum of hix triumph.
I feel that 1 am ilinrcHHiiiR from my object
in writing. Had I time! would enter upon
it at length ami M'-ak of it ax itx import
ance domaudx. ilfxiiwl fully youro,
Daniel Wobxtor, when a xchool teacher
in Freyberg, llaine, Hlood godfather at the
baptiKin of the lain rieuator FeHxeudeii,
11 r. Webxter complained, Rayx the Hun,
"many yearx afterward, when iu W'i he
waa a candidate before the Whig National
convention in Ilaltimore, thut many yearx
before he rode twenty milex over the hiiow,
on a cold winter day, at the n o next of old
JtiAifkl Fexxenden. to attund the chrixten- I
itia hix aon. and now that non whh xUxd. I
tiy voting agaiuxt him in the couveutiou."
New Style in Colors
—Evening Dresses and Suits.
TIimo i ft pro pec I of ft brink full .rude.
in1 now Rtvln in nmtrinln Aro brought nut
wp kl v mid euf'OTly Aonehf niter, Tho
prici B of nmtnriuln nro n tritle Icah tlmn
tlione of lint Vear, nnd tho Anion Bofurlmvft
lrnn much licnvit.f. Thin n prolmbly not
owing lo tho iltrlmn in pr.oon, but to i
tfrprttcr drnmnd, nnd tho dry good donl
era urn confident of inertnut'd wutivity in
Ilrocaded RilUx nro coming lido rnxhion.
nnd elegant patternx hnvo been imported
tlnx xiawm. A lilnek ground, with varie
gated flower in green, pink, orange, pur
ple and golden brown, is very attractive,
each tiut being beautifully shaded.
I li" moxt l"'aulinu of there slylca naa n
delicate lilac ground, with ehiHtcrx of rich-
ly-tinted lloern Hcnl'eied hero ami there
upon tho xiiiliicc. TIicho flowers are all
embroidi red by hand, displaying nrliitie
skill in the dcxign mid bleiidiiig of colors,
equalling in beauty and riclinexs tho un
liirsl lliiwers they represent. This pattern
can bo purchaxed for $:I(HI, aud trimmed
Willi rich laco will uniko aiicKgiinliiVcuiug
There ix a new slylo in garnet-colored
Hilk w hich w ill be in vugnc for dinner drixx
e. It ix n rich dnik tint. Laeh width hxs
velvet a xhade darker than tho silk, ami
about five inches w ide, woven into the silk,
Willi fritign an inch wide, the same xhade
ax the silk on the lower edge; the upper is
lluisbed by two rows of narrow fringe, Willi
a narrow i.trip of Velvet between. Thixix
for trimming the skirt, and strips not no
wide arc used for the corsage.
Silks. Willi satin stripes of a contrasting
color, ax a black with a blue or green satin
slripc, and sprays of flowers embroidered
upon thcHO Inight colors, are among tlic
new hIjIch, and will bo fasliionablo, parti
cularly lighter Khiiiict, iu groundx and
stripes, for evening wear. Tin xe flowers
are also embroidcicd by hand, liibbon,
more than one-fourth of a yard wide, iu
satin hlripis, ix ucd for sashes, matching
lliese silks in colors and shade.
For walking i.uitx there ix a new xlvle
of xilk, in xlripex running serous, for the
nudorsliirl pr.co Hln pattern. Overskirl
and eora"e of plain silk.
A wide black stripe, withn narrow brown
one, on which adilicale tlnwcr is wrought,
ix among the new xlylcx. Chxligeable
groumlH, with a unall net liguro iu contrsl
ing colors, are lo be in vogun.
In rich silks I ho most fashionable colors
will be a rich g.irm t the new shade
green and Milium', n very rich color. Other
fashionable colors, which will bo much
worn, in rich material al i ii;ht dollars per
yard, ere prclie, a pink shade of peach, and
a new color: peacock, n blue shade so pecu
liar that II cannot be worn in all gaslight ;
scaril.iise, I'.ugeiiie, marine, coral Iu all
Khades, corn us, saroleine, iiuperalric
t'ftuh'r rovi' (ashes of roses) and abxiuthe.
Among the cheaper sill.x tor mutx, some
of which can be pun lia-ed for two dollais
per yard, is Katiu li v ant ino, iu ditlerent
shades, ami silk xeioes. Stripex. runniii
upni'iii, win situ tie woiu lor ttie under
kirl bi'ing plain, Scotch pl.dds iu xilkwill
b faidi loniilile lor suits, the coloix gay but
tlie I Mli I Iml I. in;.', ami Irnnmeil with vol
vel, will be :,tylih.
l'.la.'k silks are rirh and Icpimf, vary
iug in pi ire In, in two dollars ami a ball per
vanl lo Iweiilv iloiliirs; the Antwerp, which
uilluasli, lakiuglhe b ad. Tin mont IamI
ional'le .nils for lull wmr w ill bo ii.a.le ol
Somo very elegant toilets have been
brought out ll i i month. A beautiful satin
of the now shad., of preen wax Made, tin
skirt plain plain with lour; train, and trim
med with Vah'iicienneH lace. The corsage
was in romp.nliiur slvln, nnd triinined wilh
a pulling of flue while f ill.', over which
rowx ol narrow lace 1.11. I hix lace wax
wrought In beaut lul flowerx ami made an
c Mrctive trimming.
A ocautilol evening dress is of tho new
shade of green, the skirt plain and llm cor
sage low. liver tins Is worn an i.vcr-i.i.'ss.
the skirt short and trimmed with flounces
edged with narrow lui'o. The corsage uii.l
sleeves are iriiiiiuoil to correspond, .aim n
wide green satin sash is worn with it.
Among the new suits brought out this
week is one ol rich brown sal m laced serge
A Wide llounce, flat plaited, Ix on till! bot
tom of the skirt, headed by a narrow band
scolloped on cadi edge, and set on by a
nit ill hand iu the cutre. Iu trout in an
apton rounded and trimmed w ith fiinge to
r. present an overskirl. Over first hid
width ix a strip with one wide plait in the
ei'iilie and four narrow onex on cadi side
of if, with bows of tho material at inlervalx
on the cuntre of this trimming. A basipio
mis a kiioii skin ai i no iiacu that slopes lo
a point in the centre, nnd ix open to the
belt, with loops and ends falling over it.
A new black silk suit has a widu flounce
in large scollops at the bottom, thn head
ing iu small scollops, and set ou by a satin
in. Aiiovo tirs arc two r.nrrow llouncex.
alxo scolloped, ami falling to tli 'so am two
sash ends, Hoollopcd, and e jvr ring the back
iireailtnx at the. bed, but sloping down to
points upon tho upper flounce. Two short
ends nnd Ihn e loops nt tho bolt; n sleeve
lexx sailor jacket, with turn-down Millar
and rcverx, scolloped ou tho edge with tatiu
loniii, la worn wan it.
Another black silk has the shirt half cov
ered with narrow folds, edged with very
narrow Velvet ribbon, except (ho front
width, which is plain. A hall fitting bax-
pie in in HK cl to match ix woro with it.
Suits iu common materials am made oiiil.i
plain, or trimmed with flounces orrufllcH
ot the same.
Something new for fall wear in a mimic
velvet sack trimmed with golden color and
black beads, with fringe to match, ll.it
tins requires a showy toilet, nml Would uot
look well with a plain stylo of ilrexx. .V.
)'. I 'oil KWi.
fUxloN AMI I'YTIIIAX IN Coiuix. The
Augusta ((in. ) Chronicle and Sentinel r)!.
ports the case in thut city of limiicl Turner,
colored, sentenced lo two month s hard la
boron thn Macon ami Augusta Itailroad,
for petit larceny. Alter lh sentence, the
pi isoui r'x brother accosted the court ax i,
lowx: N'.gro fudge, ain't I here no way you
can lix it mo that I can go on tho chain
riuig in place of Jl.iu I
'i hn .luslico - Is llm prisoner a relation of
Negro I'm hix brother, and I want for
to work out hix lime, 'cause he's old. r thun
me, an' liuvo a wife, an' hix wilii ix Hick.
I idn't married, an' I am williu' to go on
the gang in hix place, an' let him slay wi.l
The Justice-Cut I ounnot allow an inuo.
cent man to suffer for u guilty one. Von
Cannot take your brother's place, unless
you swear that hn ix innocent, and that
you Mtole the dog.
Negro 1 can't nwear to that, Judge;
but X am williu' lo make hix crimn mine
and xnller iu hix place, ho it don't make no
Thn juxtico finally succeeded ill making
the faithful brother iin.lrrnlnii.1 that it did
make a dill.irouco, nml, evidently feeling
greatly disappointed, be bit tho court
room, and I' in wax taken lo jail.
Otf tub fern of Jonp i'aht, Mrs. J. T.Ful
ton, wife of the proprietor of the Interna
tional Hotel at Niagara Falls, was met i t
the Niagara Falls di pot in Cull'alo, by a limn
named James S. Van Valkenberg, who had
held some inferior position iu tho Interna
tional lor about three years. He informed
her that ho hail just mado a bet of l"i with
a uiau that a certain diamond ring ou In.r
finger waa larger than tho onn worn
by him, tho person with whom he
made tho bet, ami he wished she, would
lot him take it for a few minutcx. She re
fused at first, but lifter considerable en
treaty, in w hich Van Valkenberg tonchingly
spokb ol the loss which would result to him
In case of her refusal, she gave bun the
ring. The jewel was worth $2,1X10 in gold.
Van Valkenberg hastened from tho pres
ence of Mrs. Fulton, fur the purpose of
convincing his fiiend, bill forgot to come
He was caught iu Canada, ami the
juwei wax retuiueil
"This is the Woman I Want for a
[From the St. Louis Times, Sept. 16.]
Knrly yesterday morning, while Justice
Andre wnsnrrantinig bis books ami remov
ing his hat preparatory to the opening of
trie Court, he was aeeoxteil oy a tall noupin
named John and drum llealv, who were
in haxto to hare articles of separation
drnwn up, in order that the innrilnl relation
between tbeni should be obliterate!!. I tie
husband stated that their lives hnd boon
continual war. and the happiness of both
bad been dcxtrjyed by the fisticuffs nnd
toiirruo-Kshini's. until thov had finally do-
termined to xepaiatenpon comlilionswhich
they would specify. The husband
promised to nav the woman f 20 a month
tor her support "until death," and the wile
promised in return never to bother hini.
The Justice Informed them that he could
could grant no divorce, but nuy private
agreement between thein ho would certily
to. The clerk made out tlm papers nnd tin
contenlod coupls left tho court
llelorn linll an hour luiit einpseii, .lolin
returned to his honor with a fresh and
blooming damsel hanging on his arm,
the picturo of perfect health and hnppi
"I have her now, said he to (hn 'sqniro
this is the woman I want for a wife.
The crowd in tho court room burst into
a snicker, the jmUo was placed in a dilem
ma, nnd tho candidates for matrimony
showed si'Vis of great perplexity. The
court had hardly explained its inability to
unite the parlies, when tlio cast-oil' w ile,
with four children haiiginv to her skirts,
entered the doorway to watch the progn i
of the proceedings. She was peril elly
willing that John should be hml to her so
ciety, but she was highly incensed at the
idea of his adopting another ami Ix tter
looking spouse, and il that would be the
result of their agreement, she would de
mand that it be abrogated. She snid she
was the mother of eight children, and five
dnllarx a week wouldn't gouround.
All the parlies Irtt the couit r.sun III lixv
gust, the bliMniing Iiiai'b n wCepiui; billet ly
over tho loss of a man who hail demons! ra
ted so emphatically hix ability to make
miinia;;e a luinily nutter.
Berlin, the Garden City of Germany.
A coi respondent from Devlin, I'liKsia,
wrilex to a Chicago paper ai follows:
, Wo call our own Chicago the ' burden
oily;" why we do so I cannot make cut, nil
lex the entire absence ot Diem pvex ux
thnl privilege, or that we live in h"po that
we may, in some future day, lui'o Ihi in
Then we can take Merlin for an exunple, as
she is iu nil respects lltltlod In cull hei .. II
the "(inrdeii city. I .loti.it (hint I in any
way ciaggcratn when I slate tlx! IJerbn
has hI least II, IHN) public rardelx, ill nd.li
tion In which nearly even iiixiinlr i toi y ai d
private house lias al 10 its omi little garden
spots, tasleluliy arranged wit li alcoves.
bowers, and places ot retirement ami rest,
lull of the mint bountiful roses and other
choice flowerx, filling the sir with perfume,
nml making the In ait glad by lis surround
ing:. The public gar.leiix are luiit out in
the most tasteful manner, mid in the even
ing when III up by the vaiiomi ci lor. .1 gas
liglitu, Hie reib-clion ol Hies. Ii,:hlx upon
Ihii prisoiiH reminds one of ni.'li lairy
sn'iieH ax we witness ill tho "Clark Crook''
and " Vt bite lawn."
One of those gardens, nnd poihupx lbs
most maiiiillcf nt one, ix Kroll'x, nii.i ie be
yond any description I hat I am abb logive
ou paper. The space it covers in about 'Jil
acres, laid out iu a moil I nil. lul miuucr,
with b antifill n ide Walks, xha. led by or
ange I rVca and rare exotics, adpijnim; beds
ol native tin worn, iu which are placed won
drous fountain-! and finely executed sbdna
rv. (u the o cuing this immense gulden ix
illuminated by thousands ol gas-lights, villi
various colored I'lobes nnd prisms, rell.s t
ing the col. mi of the rainbow, making in Lit
more brilliant than the day. Attached lo
this garden ix a largo theatre, iu which, ev
ery afternoon, hoiiiu tine opera ix given.
That over, the entire baud ol about (K) per
formers proceed to the garden, ami there
give a womlerlully lino cone, rl, which hints
Irom H lo I II o'clock ill the evening, w hile the
visitors, who generally number from II.iski
fo H.ooil, neat llieuiselvexaroiiml the tables,
with their families and friends, to listen to
this em Inciting music, and take their even
ing meal. Here you find families the most
respectable ol til" citv: ami in this vast as
sembly not one word or act do yon hear or
see in miy way improper; and. when you
witness Mich kcciicx, you can uot help but
feel that tho people here really know how
lo, and do, enjoy life much better than we
iu America; nml, when asked by my (icr
lilan li ii lid, if we had such garil' ux ami
amuseiui ntx, I felt sad to think that they
did net exist amongst ux. I could only nn-
swer, Sunday ix not a holiday in America,
but iu my heart I felt that those people
wirc quite ns happy, if not more so, iu their
enjoyment of this beautiful garden im
ucnvciiiy music mail we are lieu lo lliu
stern forms, which the l'llgrnnx and 1'iiri
taux have bequeathed toiix.
Takino TriiNs. Two Yankees, strolling
iuthiwoodx without any nnns in their
possession observed a bear climbing a tree,
with its paws eluMp'd around thutiuiik.
One of them ran forward and cunght thu
boat x paws, one in each band. Ho then
called to hix comrade: "Jonathan, run
home and bring mo something to kill this
varmint; ami mind you don't stay or Fin in
Jonathan ran off, but staid a long time.
During the interval tho bear made several
attempts to bito the hand of bun who held
At length Jonathan came h ick.
"Hallo, what kept you so long!"
"Well, Fll tell yoii. When I got home
breakfavt was ready; so I xluiil to cut it."
'Well, said bis coiuriiile, "couin now
nml hold the critter till I kill it."
Jonathan seiud the bear's pawi.nfid held
"Well, have yon hold of hiniV"
"I guess I have."
"Very wi ll, then hold fast; I'm i ff for
Tim (iniMiN F.xi'M.iTiox to the North
I'i le has been heal d from, Ir. i'eleruian
having received u letter containing intelli
gence to July '."Kb. Contrary wiudu nnd
(tonus bad detained the expedition until
July in lliu Ninth Sea, mid forced il tokeep
Hour the coast of Norway. The firxt ice
wax encountered on the I'.'lh ol July, iu 74
dogruex UOl til latitude slid 10 .b oors wust
longitude. I'p lo the 'citli ol July the ex
pel it ion had not reached I he coast ol (il eon
land, which wax, however, iu nir. lit. At lb"
Fnglixh milex from the coast llieiioiiiidingg
showed a depth of 7,IKHI feel. Cupt. Kolde
way lepintx Ihat tbe piospeelx ol theupe
ditioii are more promising than they were
iu I Wis). The temperature ih higher, the
winds more constant, and the ice looser;
bu'. from (he '.uh to the '"Mb of July much
foggy w. ather pnivaile.l, '1 he xbip ix iu
excellent coinlilmn, mid the crew ill pood
Nf.w York Ii.i.usi mri.i.. i. Appleloii A
Co., Now Yolk, have jiiul publi ihed a tin
perb book, which pOKiiessex au interest to
every one who has or has not nei n the city
of New York.
It contains 'IS views of public buildings,
hotels, haibor viiiwii, floating palaces on
tho North Itiver, views of Central Cark,
Jerome J'ark, picturesque views ol streets,
all iioeoinpiini. d by a map.
The description is not dull and billions,
but lively and sparkling.
How the Applelons call sell sobeaulifully
a printed book for fifty eeulx is more Ihsu
wo can iiuagino. They, moreover, send it
by mail, lice, on receipt of the price.
(INF. OP TIIK MOST WONI'KUFIII, I'llldOSITIFJI
in the Haleui, Mass., museum is known ax
"Heaven and Hell." Jt is a globe mado of
boxwood 2' im hex ontsido diameter, it is
enclosed in a hard leather caxx beautifully
wrought. Ou opening the globe the two
hemispheres are show n, theupxir of which
roprcHciilx heaven wilh fitly eight full
length figures. The other repri'Mouls hull,
ami contains fifty two figures. It is sup
posed to have been the work of a monk of
the fourteenth century.
The Election in Vermont.
From the Boston Post.
inh Vermont is understood to ho
the slinuhold of the republican tmrlv. vel
the dinoomoy made erent gains at the late
col ion. J he Montpellor Argus has
uiy written summary of the result.
g no less than five towns which have
deemed, and will this vear. bo rem
1 bv democrats in tho leuislntum.
The clnteHt was in many Instances a chsie
one. r.vory dodge of radical cunning wi I
put Itipperntion, but the democracy Htooo
firmly lit their gnus, and won a glorious
victor!. In one town, Hoxberry, where a
republcan representative was 'elected by
iunr iQiiorny, more were names recorded
as having voted and the deniocnitie Mate
ticket Was successful by a majority of five.
Calxif, riainfleld. Underbill. Ronlh Cnr.
lington, Mnrshfleld, Jlulton and Ornv have
eioeto4 democratic represenbilives. In
Morotos'u a republican is elected. North.
field bIho lost its representative, but was
successful in electing eight of Ihn twelve
justice! of the pence. Col. A.M. Dickey.
is relumed from liradford by a majority of
iweniy-iwo voles. III Kurllngton the rc
piibliottiB had only 7i) votes against the
several hundred of a few years Ben. The
'Argussays tho wholo vote is light, the
douio.iatlc vole falling oil Icks in propor
tion than that of our opponents: Ixixt
year lie republican majority in llm slate
wasnlnnt VS.INNI, aud this year it is but
The 15th Amendment.
Th radicals complain that the Demo
crats are miming the proposed loin atneml
m. ni "an issue. ' it Is not the fault ol
the Democrat this question ix involved in
the elections iu aeveral of the Slab x. Fx-
cept in Ohio, it has been made an issue by
the blunders ol the radical Legislatures
who attempted to awiudln the people by
ratifying it in mich haste that it was iiilorm-
In New Yoik (ho Iiogislalnro provided
no way by w hich its ratification was In bo
verified and transmitted to the S.-cretary
ot state, whether llnu action ol ratinca
lion by Hint Slate shall ever be completed
ami become operative is a ciueslion now be
lore Ihn people of lhal Stale.
I tie lilisHOjiri Legislature nxed such in
decent hs'.le that they nil i Hod all errone
ous t. hx'lliphio dispatch, instead of the
imposed amendment; nml they have then
action lo lecouiudcr, aud do over again
The sumo ix duo of Kansas,
Cchi.Ich, il Hie radicals did not want it lo
be mi issue in the elections, what did thev
propose it for, in violnlion of their pledges
in llini'tilciigo pialtorm '
The Republican Party Annihilated in
Fpon the recent democratic victory in
( laliliil ma, we give below the comments
ol The San Finiicisco Herald, il'eni.);
the smoke ol tho recent conflict bus
scarcely cleared away hiifliPicnHv t.i porniit
an accurate review of the resullx o. aA)itiu-
factory analysis ol their eailsex. The stale
election returns show all almost unprece
dented victory lor the democratic ar.y.
II is a positive ti,,. wave r.weeping over
the whole coast, and leaving the radicul
party stranded slid shall, ted, so that they
can never B 'ulli Vcniiiiemio the sea ol poll
ticx in this stale. That ih Oho of the most
obseivable leal ores ol the result, Hint Hie
the radical parly ix broken into small frag
ile ills. In Ihc city of San Francisco it did
not emerge once lioni itx shell, or show itx
head. One wing voted the democratic
ticket, and of thn other wing vast niimberx
sluid away from tho polls. "
I lie parly cannot in many Years recover
such discipline in will make it ellectivu
w ilhoul homo great overpowering blunder
ou tluv part of ilx adversaries. It has
fought, its Ixit hutllein California, for many
year b come, nor will It over reiin a
sure I.Kilhold until it shall have changed
its name and its principles.
A Man Woiitiiv of I'i.ii f.. - Hon. John
Hi. ii k, the democratic candidate lor Secre
tary ol Statu, in Wisconsin, ix a r. present -alive
man. lie went from Hie Fast to Mil
waukee some years ago aud has been one
of the notable business men of the "City of
Cricks" for some yearx. In all public eu
'.erpiisex be is lor. inost. He has accumu
lated n fortune, but for any public enter
prise ho gives freely ami liberally. No
iiiiiii ever appealed to John 1!i.a k for
charity without meeting a hearty nnd lib
eral response. Wo lau illustrate the
character of tho man in no better way
thau by giving a little incident of him.
Some few mouths since the Milwaukee
County Hank, in which Mr. Clack was a
depositor, was in trouble. Mr. il. so firm
ly believed the report of the manager ol
the bank, that there was no trouble which
n few days would not surmount, ho hill $;II,
HK) on deposit, preferring to borrow money
to carry ou his business rather Uuiu throw
any obstacle in the wuy of the bank. More
than thix, because Mr. II. deposited with
the bank a number of poor (ionium and
Iliull peoplo lettthoir little, mium of froin$"iO
to si(H) there. The bank Went down one
day, the manager running away to Cana
da, uud tho assets wcru nominal. John
Clack looked about him to son if some
thing could not bo saved from
the wreak, but the auicuut w..
small ouuiigh. The only remark of Mr.
C. was, "Hung me, if Ididnt believe the
fellow wns honest" This was uot his only
act. Ho wont to work himself uud learned
the name of every depositor who had boon
induced to leave his or her money nt the
bank, uot from his words but from his ex
ample, and calling each one to his office
paid tho amount in lull. Jt madii a dralt
upou his cheek book, but John Clack de
clared lie could not sleep nights until he
had eased Iho anxiety of the poor people,
and ho he did what not one
man in ten thousand would have
done, mid what he was not le
gally and scarcely morally obliged to do.
ISO wonder mill in nliiwunuee, where lie Is
known, John Clack, the Dcniocialin can-
lidate lor Stale treasurer, IS' honored and
rrspi cled by all who can appreciate a noble
mull - a generous aud just man - uud au
uoNii.vr man - for such is John Ci.ai k.
.ll'HT HO HI ' 11 I I. V AS TIIK I.KOIl LATIUlK III
Virginia shall elect two decent ami capable
men to the I'uiled States enxl belore
eongi. ex shull huva admitted the iitule and
endorsed the validity of itx reconstruction,
just so surely w ill the statu be denied ad
II (lov. Walker and those acting wilh
him suppose that congress will admit such
men to the senate, if their exclusion be pos
sible a vciy great mistake is made, 'ihn
xeiiatoiH Irom lieorgia were excluded slier
the statu wns admitted, on the absurd pi.i
tonee thut tho legislature bad acted ci
liary to Hie spirit of thn iwoiislriich. u
What will be gained by bai.te iu the I-
aclion n I'uiled State Senators in Virgin
ia I 1 In v cannot, ol course, take their
xealx until niter the admission of the slab'.
They cau be elected and ill Washington
(he day niter the aduiission.
When coiigress shall have declared that
Virginia i:i once more in the union, mid en
titled to ul Hie lights of a statu iu the un
ion, the coiixei vuliveii of Virginia may Hale
ly uiaiiilext the contempt w hich they, as
respectable and intelligent men, must feel
for Iho conservatives w ho concocted ami
enforced "reconstruction." 4'util that
time, any such niauilestalioii will not be
Thk Nf.w Voiik Kki'I'hlio has Ibis ilein,
which the venders of radicul slang will do
well lo consider.
Words obsolete Cepmlialor, repudiation,
copperhead, disloyal, disuiii.uiist, rebel
sympathizer, rebel. An, Tin Ho epithets ol
passion ami violence and course abuse be
long to a dead past. They define no poli
tics or politicians of tho period. Tho use
of them disgraces those who hurl them, not
those they are hurled at.
- A lady teacher was endeavoriug to im
press upon her pupils the terrible etlect of
the piiuixhiiientot Nebnchadueszar, saying:
"Seven ytuix he alo grass like a cow,"
when a boy asked, "Did he give milk If"
Trade Reviving—J. W. Griswold &
Ciitnoo, H.-pl. tilth, IHCD.JTho pulses of
trade luve been more active ihn past wees.
Slid onr merchants leivo been Inlay with ens-
tomers.' The nov v.h.'iit erop ix coming in
fieely, snd Iho war in weather for tie-past fwo
week linn mxturcil the corn rnpldlv. Alto
irethor biiMlneim prospect nro hopeful, thmiRh
we hsve not the tlusli tiiitox which nttctuled
and iinim diatoly mieeecded the wr. 'We are
coming down to s pohd bnsie, xmib of courxe
lliore nuixt lie ennio slirmkugo where there
has been so much inflation.
The cloak trade has fairly opened for tho
cftfliui,snd itio new xlylcx are very attractive.
As usual, the wholenulo house of
—Amusements. J. W. GRISWOLD & CO., 48 AND 50 WADASH
distances nil conipelitnrs. Thev have tho
largest, best and ehrnncsl stisk of cloaks
snd clunking, cloak sod dross trimming in the
northwest, ax customers, stt.-r loosing su
over town snd eomiim back hero topiirehsso,
scknowtodno, '1 tieir Ufst iceonimeniiAtion
Is that Ihcy retain their old customers, while
constsnliy acquiring new ones.
Tiir.woMis's wi-.Hn.nN si FF.nor. convention
held In I.ibr.ny Hull, the nth and I nth In.
slants, was pretty well alien. led. sirs. I.ui'y
Stone, llemr lllackwoll and Nnsnn II. All
tltnnv worn llm chief ocikera from abroad.
Thero wero deli galcn ami rejHirlx Irom sll
the western states. The convention adopted
the lollowlm; resolutions:
0'n?rwf, 'I hit Wiinmn sli'stld lio linine Itsloly
front from all Iciod (liul'illlii.'fl, wli.'tlier all.s-ltny
her rotations lo ll.o Luully, to ms t.lv. or lo tlio
Htsto, suit In all lliese roliilloti, slioal.l bo rucoglilc-
e.l as Itmn m e.tlnl ami i "Uiniilori,
lfos.-., Tt.nl. as a portion of the laljf imlltle,
tlio women ol Illinois liavo a rhrlit to Is' c"ti.nltel
hi the ic'voriiniriii of tlio stiln, anil I'articnlarly In
tic fnenlnir of the i. ooti.lilultnti.
,'.!.. s.i, 'I hut Hi ttlHitni'tton of wi Is no proper
lsoOn Tor r. Ml 1 1. 'lit. i' tlio rluhl ol sultrniro, soil that
all re.lrli'1i..l. of itio suirraxn uol fuuniUU Usli
n'Mn nli.i.il.l 1n nl oihv r. ni.iv.'it.
,Vt,.f.-.l, Tliat our rollecisi and nltler Inntlltltlons
of Itsiritin:: sli.'ltl.l lio osii to oinis wonieti iiimxi
Hie siiiiio irrnui as to llto oilier sol, an.l all tun avo.
inic ol Inliar nn.l hiiMlueu ,lioul.l lio op. n e.iuiilly
lu IX .111 SOXI'S
Urmtlrril, '1 list tlio frlott.ls nf w-iliisn SMffnmo
ll.naii'liont Mi,. Wi t r.J.iloe In rvery extrtiMlon of
I lie frail, lust, to cuc, lilllioi'tii exclit.loil from h
littrnl s.nor, roi'ni'.lfni' surd ontottHlon ns a nw np-
)llc,tlon nf thn rhll'll Hint all M,litirMl power
Inhori'S in Hip iHsiple ; ami We n.-iioiinoo svory pn.
luteal f.irin of atiitts-riu-y, wl. ether hasisl llsu vni
I rlv. mill tlv, eol.T, rare nr pet.
Ii.h'l, l liwl tills celWflllion nrsr-s tlio frlrtl.ls
in evrry nl.'ilo. eonnly, I'.wtt, an.) prliool .llMtrlrt lo
atoiieo ercaniKo Wisnsn Hnltraix AssN!inUoli,,lioUI
liiootiiis, nml clrriihito trarls, p.i.4'rn sti.t M'tili..tis,
as Ih, Im'nI iiieiitiN ol In'liana ferwaiil this move
As a movement In behalf of women, their
plat form is worth publishing as part of the
chronicles of tho limes, lint the corvenlion
wns not as successful ax it might have been
if pr.spci ly called. There was no commillee
to cull il, au. I no signature In theesll- iioth
iiif but a call in Iho Aiplalor on the respon
sibility of Iho editress, Mrs. Murv A. I.iver
more. And Ihoiii-h il wax done atler
consultation with nnd nt the request of prom
inent Irieiiils In ollu r slut's, yet It coiilil
have Hie weii;bl of a properly aiilhonlicatod
call. It did not siciii-e Hie eo-opcrntiott
which Iho Slain Convention hold here last
I'elii'uarv did. And there woro no ariimgi
mctilx lo interest citi.cua generally. Ilcncc,
while (here was a tnrge sudienco in the day
time, there was a small audience in the even
ing, when Ho le wax su aduiissiuii fee.
am ral her brisk. I'roiigham Is having full
houses at McVicker'n. 'J ho "Mariner's Coin
txisp'' is wiuiulv welconieil al tho Miiseum:
and Fuiorami A Ilfiiniilug hnve a eron.l at Hie
After weeks of dry went her, wo bavn Im.l a
pixsl ruin. li.
MATERNAL HEROISM. A Mother Leaps into a Cistern and
Saves her Drowning Babe.
[From the Indianapolis Sentinel, Sept, 18]
A marvelous ntory was related to ns yes
terday by one of our most Hiilisbinlial and
reliable citizens, which we take the liberty
of potting in print. Mr. Jonos, a well
known mid Wealthy tanner, resides with
his daughter and son-in law, Mr. Itobin-
sou, iilxuit six wiles Irom the city, on tho
Thrro Notch road. A few days aqo Mr.
Joiich and his son-in-law caino In the cilv,
leaving his daughter, Mra Kate ltohlnson
and her child, lit homo. Tho little child,
which ix only J years old, wax idav-
Ing near a cistern in the yard,
nml fell into it. Tho mother
heard tho neroain nnd splash ax thn child
fell, ami rushing to the brink of the well,
saw her bubo flouting iu the water. Shoal
once run to n barn close nt hand ill search
of n ladder, all tho while screaming at the
top of her voice for help. The ladder had
been misplaced, and, iu desperation, she
rushed back to the cistern. Without nuy
hesitation, tho fond mother plunged into
tho well, determined to save her child or
die iu the attempt. AVhen she struck tho
water the distracted lady could see nolliiiit
of her child, but wilh the courage of ntruo
heroine she ill vol to tho bottom of tho cis
tern th too times, at last huccnedinu in
bringing up tlio babe iu a senseless condi
in tho meantime, a lady pasxiup; ou tho
roail who hml heard her screams, arrived ot
tho scene of horror, and, by reaching down
succeeded in biking tho almost lifeless
child Irom tho arms of tho almost frantic
mother. Thn child was resuscitated bvtlte
lady who took it out,
A luriner living ubout a halt a nolo dis
tant, having also heard tho screams, of
Mrs. ltoliiuHon. boloro she mado the lean
for life or death, hastened to the snot, mid
arrived in time to savo the hemic mother
from her perilous position iu the cistern,
winch contained about six loot ol water.
Tho mother aud child hnvo fully recovered
and nro uow doing well.
Dr. Bradford S. Thompson stales in tho
Mxlinil o-cord that during tho ten years
ending with lHlin, there wore entered in
England, for tho iiiunulactiiro of ale and
porter, 3:1,117 pounds nf tiu.i' ivimicu ami
pounds or coiwimm ladieim. Wilh
regard to thn therapeutic action of malt
liquors, which gives Dr. Thompson u ar
ticle its title; his opinion is rather of the
Huiihby school; for ho first usscrts that
"Cunxcniiontlv. wo nro instilled in sav
ing that for the robust and xCroug nnd for
Hitch as lead laborious lives, luaii liquors
lire refreshing, nutritious and whole
some, l or persons tailoring under ex
haustion beer unites ils tonic virtues Willi
nutritious qualitiex, and hocomex, under
ordinary oircuuiytiiiieox highly beneficial.
or persons laboring ehronie diseas. x. or
tedioux couvalexceiice, and expeciallv for
such persons ax am accustomed to stimu
lants when well, it ix iu many cases a val
uable promoter of health;" and iu the next
sentence but one says:
'II lilgblv liutilcioiia food lio required,
it can Kiiroly bo found iu many more concen
truto.l forms thau in bix.r. Ami so of its
other properties. Water ix infinitely itssu-
pel lor to quench thirst; tho hope alone
would tie a bettor tonic; and us a stimulant
is too dilute. Moderate though these
lllalilies be, if applied lo well persons.
they are unnecessary and silpeilliious, aini
generally produce a bud statu of lliu syx-
All of which lends to show that thero is
equally good reason for drinking beer or
abstaining from it.
I'nwii.i.inu to no to HnvKN. Thoro
was a clergyman who often beeanio vexed
at finding hix iittlo grandchildren iu his
study. Onn day one of these little
children was suiuding by his mother a Hide
and Hhe was npi akmg to him ol heaven.
"Ma." said ho. "1 don't wa it to io to
"Don't want to go to heaven my son?"
"No, ma, Fin sure I dou'l."
"Why not my son?"
"Why. Krundpanii will be there, won't
"Yes, I hope ho will."
"Well, just as soou as he sees its. he will
como scolding along, and say, 'Whew I
whew I whowl what aro these Ixiys here
Diif.ad WiTitoi'T Friiui. - Hclonco throat-
ens us with thn extinguishment of "the
diiHty miller." A method has been dis
covered of making bread wit hout grinding
inn grain, ami a patent lias been taken nut
for the process, lu making blend from
flour there is iiineh waste. 1(H) ismndx of
graiii yields only I I'i pounds of broad, liy
the new process tho same amount of graiu
will proline loll pounds of broad. More
over, the decomposed aud lost glutuii in
the old process is preserved iu the new.
y Indiana chickens aro dying of cholera.
-An xc,hniige colls prize-fighters "llm
Knights of tholirokon Nose.''
The aguo rjii.li mlc is very prevalent in
the Walmsh Valley, ill Indiana,
A grizzly bear skin has been rocoivod
nt Omaha measuring 8 feet long nnd fi
W, 3, Wiftelts, a rroniinpiit citizen of
Detroit, wns murdered by a burglar on the
night of tho 15th inxt.
Tlio French settlements in Knnknkeo
County, HI., is inn grent stnteof doKtiln
tion and a call is out for rcliof.
Tho Powell expedition nnivrd nt the
month of Virgin liiver, tho head of naviga
tion ou tho Colorado, on tho llllth nit.
The milliners of New York nro doing
an immense bnsinoxs, Onn of them has
fallen heiress (o a coiisidcrablcaiununt, nnd
all tho young men are investigating the
A card wan hung out of a little oyster
shop in Sandusky City, Ohio, while the
State Sabbath School Convention was in
seisiou in that place, which rend: "(listers
iu evry stilv, coked to order. Friends of
thn redeemer will please caul."
A Cleveland surgeon wns lent for hur
riedly by a wealthy family lately, to set a
fractured limb, and, making great husto to
thn house, n pot poodle, winch had mi l
with mi accident, was borno in with house
hold lamentations by a domestic.
- An exchange says: Thorn nro two
Crimea practiced to some extent in this
world that approaches nearer than any
oilier to tho unpardonable sin; one
cheating n minister of Iho H'Tel, nn.l
the other is doing the sunin unmannerly
net toward a licwhiinjior ollleo.
And now comes Ihn Washington Slur
ruthlessly tearing away from the dead Nel
son Kneass a part nl Ids slight claim nisui
posterity. It says Thomas Dunn Fngiish
w.tx the writer of Hie ballad "Cell Coll,"
and Knciiss only composed the music to
which it was generally sung.
Two noted Saiatoga ladles got into a
dispute on the piazza ol the ClHrelulon the
other Hay about which had thn longest
trail -racli one stoutly claiming In have
the longest, It was dually settled by
nioBMir. in. nt, w hen inn dilloreiioe wax
lotind to bo just half all inch, tho longest
being l:i feet I'i) inches.
-Thn mosquitoes of Alaska arn most
agreeable iiixeclx. I hoy distill a delicate
aroma when they bile which has the sii.ts-
Ihetic effect of chloroform, and their bile
ix not vkiiiuiioiih. The tired traveler eoint i
their music ax n presage of a good night's
rest. Air. Seward wax so pleased with this
Iiroduct of Alaska thai he took pailix lo
lavo some specimanx iienl to Hie I'alent
mice iu Washington.
A pi.. mill, id phvsieian of Portapn Co.,
Ohio, r. lutes a case within his know led""
w bore a boy, now some lltteen yeuis of ago,
has used tobacco since he was live moullei
old. Ceiug a liervoiiH ami fretful child, a
plug of tobacco was placed iu his mouth,
ami produced n soothing ellecl. The
remedy was often used during intancy nn.l
through the teething period, ami before
tho child could fmk plainly it wan a con
It ix runiore.l in lilornrv circles Hint
Miss Harriet Muilnieuii is ihn wider nf
nnti-Cvroii eoniuiiiuicatioiis in the l,omoii
Newx. Tho Oclobcr tlulaxy will have a
ketch ol the CoiiiiIchh (iiiiceiuli, Lord
Cvnui's iuliiuat friend, by li friend of heiri.
n New York lady, w ho speaks Irom her
own knowledge. Tho l,ord Wciilworth,
who has published a teller about thn llyrnn
scandal is Italph tiordou Noel, Viscount
Oekhiim ami Hymn Wentworlh,
Thn enlianeo examination of tlm Cor
nell t'niverxity, was held Inxt week. The
lunula r ol candidates has been ncailv four
hundred, uud the entering class will be
about three hundred and twenty, ulthniiph
inn standard ol admission was raised. I hey
represent nlmost every Hbile in the Union,
wilh several from I'lnopo ami tho West In
dies. Six additional prolcssors hnvo been
chosen, including Caynrd Taylor, and
Charles A Sclialler, lately of the i'liiverxity
Delaware ix a small statu, nnd ix grow-
ing smaller. Tho Delaware encroaches up
on it Iroin ten to twenty feet every year,
ami the sites of houses that once hIuoiI ill
the midst of fiel.U nro now under water.
The lighthoHHO near J lowers' 1 leach has
been removed three times, and a small ho
tel on the name beach, that onoo stood in
the midst of cultivated grounds, a consid
erable dixtmico from tho bay, with largo
Irons iu front of it, has its walls now wash
ed by the waters.
During the terrific calo last week a ladv
in Providence, 11, I., became alarmed lor
tho safety of her two Iittlo children, who
were at school, nn.l sent a servant to bring
thein home. The teacher refused to trust
them in tho streets in such u tempest, and
the mother, seeing the servant coming back
alone, believed that her fours were true, and
that something fearful iiad happened. No
explanations could satisfy her, mid she
went into convulsions, from which she soon
.lolin 11. Ciough Is writing liix autobi
ography. Mr, Fornnndo Wood is in Moscow,
Mills will nmko the bust of General
The Lousskecper of (leorge Sand Is
said to be hor lllegitiinato daughter by F.u
dipt. K. It. Ward has had n stroke or
apoplexy, but has recovered.
John Allen, Iho wickedest man in Now
York, has forbidden any of Harriet Cnochcr
Stowo'x works in his sLl,in.
Tho Hon. Fred. A. Tallin nlgo, ex
member from New York, died, on Friday,
at Litchfield, Conn.
Dr. F. A. Mitchell, one of Mr. Gree
ley's school-leacbiirx, who hiilght him writ
ing, died recently in Manchesler, N. II., al
Udolpho Wolfe, the inaiiiifactnicr of
"Hohiedmn Schnapps,,'' died in New York
Tuesday, leaving au immense, lorlune, won
by printers' ink.
One of the outgoing bishops of Iho Irish
Church ixtisi years old. Ile won't resign
his see, although bo resigned his hear some
Recorder Haekett, of New York city,
has a father seventy yearn of ago, nml a
little brother less than two weeks old,
Cuhver has written a life of Pulincr
Hton, in which he has had Hie assistance of
a diary, kept by the late Premier, from Iho
George H. Ileum II, for US years on the
local stall of tho Cincinnati lln. purer, died
very suddenly ou Saturday morning of
bullion bago of the lungs. He was in hix
usual health ou Friday.
Tho will orthe lalo Jabez C. I hi wo be
queaths fib, 100 to varioux chmitablo and
religions societies iu fluxion and vicinity,
mid tl'i.lssi additional to be paid within
one yenr after tho death of his widow.
Agnsxiai mid Nathaniel Cowditcli were
too pis.r in early life to purchase the books
mojr iiceoe.i ior luoir HimilC'S. 111.. I WlTO
compelled to niiiko manuscript cnpicH.
'1'hoHii which Dr. Jlowditeh copied are in
tho Huston public library.
What's tub Mattkr with Napolkon? -The
Purm correspondent of the Cologne
Guzolto says about tho illness of I.ouis N.
poieon: " Napoleon is snll'eiing very much
from a severe attack of gout nml rheuma
tism in tho hip, so that it is imnosxiblo for
him to move about rapidly, nnd especially
jiroveulshini from mounting on liorsohack.
l'he disease hero referred to ix common
among a cerium class, but it is something
new to cull it gout mid rheumatism. This
trouble in tho hip was noticed ns early as
I Hoi, and Donn Piatt says, iu Harper's
Magazine, ot tho Ftuperor's iippuarunco at
a court presentation, thut his lniiiiil Ma
jesty hnd a limp in his walk that hud never
been explained. (Viicdinafi Ci.mmti'c'ui.
Isabella's husband employs tils time
in making wooden toys for his wifo's chil
dren. - Prince Napoleon has an income from
hix S. i-s estate of JNil.iKSI frnnox, vhich he
says hn kees "in case of accident."
-Oning to freqtiont accidents the
French government has prohibited the ex
hibition of persons entering the cages of
- German nobs In tho universities sneer
at tho Americnn slndents among them.
They iiso tho pretty names of "sprigs,
"tadpoles" nnd "vermin" in speaking of
It Is estimated that S.oVin.OOO.OOf) of
matches ere used in Europe every day; the
nianiifnctnrc employs .VNI.INH) workmen, anil
produces J.iO.ISHl.iMHJ worth of goods per
Hero Is a peculiarly Frenchy rematk
in a Paris fmililmi: "Two women era
necessary to' make the life of man com
plete; the woman he lovca nml the woman
who lovex him."
- Prince Napoleon is laiil to have sold
his estate on tho banks of the Fake Geneva
to cx-tjitceu Isabella, wh luppcurs to be iu
vcxti'ig in rent estate iu every country in
- Two Scotch gentlemen are at present
on the Rhino, accoutred intherenl kilt ami
plaid, having ninde a heavy wager that they
will travel all over F.urope in that dress, and
not x)cak nny language but the Gaelic.
- Cuniu's pew once In St. Michael's
Dumfries, and bearing "II. It." cnt by hie
Imtiil ill nn l.lln Iimii, nn,l ii,,i1a mtaaw
sermonizing mix neen put lip tor auction.
A .. 11... 1.1.1 II .1.1 1 I , . il
ns tun miming lull ma rencil All Ilia
was bought iu.
- Nearly ten per cent, of the people of
Cerliii live ill basement rooms. More than
forty per cent., 2h!,3'2! persons live in 74,
172 houses which hnve only one room each
that can be heated, and twnnly-five per
cent, more live In houses with only two
rooms each that can he heated.
A married pair in the Palatinate were
alxiul to make n journey by csrx Irom Ger
niersheini to Diukheim, and missed the
train; the man began to abuse his wife; aha
returned bis nbnso with interest, which ex
nspeintnd him so much that hn pulled out
a pocket pistol and shot his wife and him
self, John O'Dontioll, who bunged himself
the other day in Liverpool, left a letter to
his wile, saying he hoped she would meet
him iu heaven, wbern there would be "no
Mrs. Coikhill or Mrs. Cntterabofor to drink
beallh lo me, wishing me in holt, and
librol enough to xhtml a pint of boor to
oul. I nick to stur the conlH.
- A lady in a wnrkhonrn at Cheliee,
1'iiglatid, lately arrived at the ago of one
hundred years. Ceing nske.l how she
would like to celebrate the day, she ex
pressed a preference for a ride in a baloon.
She was accordingly taken up in a great
balloon, nml look a lunch of wine nnd bis
"'i it h nt mi altitude of half a mile.
The Holy Sepulchre, which furnished1
Ihn ostensible pretext for the Crimean war,
is again breeding trouble, the piieslx of the
1 -nl i n Chiin h declining to comply with the
terms of the treaty, which guarantees to the
Greek Church the sole possession of tluj
new cupola, which has becu recently e .
i n lied with n magnificent golden cross.
A frightful ense of the immolation of
human being ill mm of those .Spanish bull
fight patronized ,by the crown hn oc.
eiirred nt Jiiraz, iu the third. Ou Sunday
last oni' of the bulla tossed a man, killed
him iu mi instant, nnd ran about the circus
w ith his eiilruilx twisted about bis horns.
Nobody thought of stopping the perform
aneo, which Went on for three hour
- A ilrilish i. Ulcer committed nn offence
in the Crimean war punishable with death,
but being influential, had that penally
commuted to perpetual roditclion to half
iuy, mid to have hix sword inverted iu the
soabbaiil. He is now on duly in Ifulilax.
His position rcqnircH him on 'public ocea
sioiiH to be in close attendance upon the
Governor and this brings him conspicuous
ly forward. At the reception of tho Prince
as tho latter with hix suite slopped upon
tho pint form prepared for him, upon w hich
wero standing the Governor nml other dig
nitaries, nil the ofllcerx saluted with the
sword, tho single exception beirig this at
tendant upon tlio tiovernor. who with Inn
swonl by his side, was compelled to salute
with his hand.
Wanted Hmi Tkkth Fili.kii. A riehlir
dressed young lady, evidently of Spunisii
extinction, entered a dentixt's offlce iu Vlr
giniu City, Nevada, a few days ago, amt
w ished tho doctor (rood morning in very
broken FngliHh. It was with dilUciilty lhal
Dr. Ottmind out whut alio wanted, but at
last ho learned that sho desired her teethe
tilled. Sho was seuted ill tho otieratmo-
chnir, aud purling a pair of rich aud tempt
nig ups, uisi'iosou two rowa oi ivory wlnta
and glistening teeth. Probes, punches,
hooks and files came into pluy, but a mi
nute Kcurcli failed to disclose even il
speck of decay. The doctor couldn't un
derstand it, and told her that she bad no
tooth which required tilling, mid none to'
be extruded. Shu conldu't understand1
much F.iiglish, ami tho doctor don't speak
Spanish, and so the conversation grew
lively by signs alone. Again did he search,,
bet Willi no belter success. He began to'
gi't excited. At last she rushed from the.
otltce. In n few moiiu ntx she returned-
bringing n lady whoso teeth glistened witU
gold which the disitor had inserted, ami
then the doctor understood that she wished
him to bo ro holes iu her teeth aud till them
with gold, so she loo could be in fashion.
Of course, tho disdor declined the job, ami
she It'll, very indignant at his obstinucy.
F..MUIIIANTS STAI1V1NII ON TIIK PLAINS. A
number of of emigrants aro duilv iiassinar
down Snake liiver Valley, on the route to
Oregon mid tbu Territories, hailing mostly
from Minnesota. Kansas, Nebraska, Mis
souri, and the Western Stales. An unns
ual degree of destitution and consequent
snlleriug seems to prevail anions them.
Indian depredations. sickness and accidents
have reduced many to adtploraUe condi
tion, hungry, rugged, footsore and west v.
thty plod uloug, more dead thau alive, un
til now and thou a good Samarilau fulls im
their way, nnd temnorarilv relieves their
nll'eriiig and distress. Col, Jennings iD. .
torinod iih thai, on ids return from tba
Snake Itiver Ferry, with a load of meal,
wiuie tifvi lie ntol w un several of this clans
Whoso d,stilnl ami 1 pitiable condition
caused him lo xhed teurii. Mr. Jenninox.
wilh thechmucterixlie I'elierositv of nn ul.l
jilem er, gave mole lliiui half his load away
to thesiitrororx. l'im, Ihn Silu,r l'U
lp IS mill ili..t XI I... ...... I.e..,. .
- .'.v uiiniua ,-ina, jr., pro
IxixoHii third rail from Albany to Saratoga,
over the Rochester aud Syracuse Itoad, to
connect w ith the SiiHqneb anna Honle so as
to give a broad gunge connection with tba
Went. If fhn Syracuse company refuse
hix I'loposalii, he intend to build a l.ew
load ou his own account. He alxo content
i.L.l.to I.. .ll.l:.... .... i.... '
-. .... ...in. line, nieaiiier llii lull neiw
V.,.u I'. ...I. .....1 All iiiui r , i...
ii.m mill tii'uiiif ion li'Ol It' ...
1....1 I .:,i. .. irtu I i:.. - "Hi '
.... v iM-i.ni, nun i ..... .... in jnni. . . .
W eiilin.lo.eil. Will oVAilor "WUIIfJ,
"Jw inrualM o'c ock
ill tho morning ftll( rtftll IU
Am olt) tiiapvkh, whocrosHod the Went,
oru plums thirty-llvo yearx ,., ttvf)
was no giiisx nt nil, l,t only few esge
bushes and cacti. N(1W tllnrB jM m a.
tornied river the sand and gravel, and grass
covers the entire Kurfaee. Ami it appears
lhal this enriching prwexs gocx ou faster
ami luster every yt.ur. 'J'i,iH u wiy UQ)
uiany ieoilu have been iiHloniHbed at not
llu.ling nny "Grout American Desert," and:
conclude that it was only a uivlh. The
truth is thnt it did exist, but, like many of
these things in thix eha igoful America, il
has passed away.
- The Chicago Medical Collea, fcxs
cided to admit women to the ci,mo of in...
struetiou, and to grunt theui ue Jegree ol
M. D., ujiou the aaaie tortus mi uu