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THE GOOD COMRADE.
Tnd faithful comrade en. -V
Ho better eoaM there be-
J1 b, " rkarwe ni Jed, x
Tiwrtlver to Ue alrtf, .
" An be ep ttp witt iwl ""
A fcnllet came, and who raU tea
. ' Wchrf nt a. buned?
Am! for him tbeminiit flew;
M second self, my comrade tras,
dying or tb ground. -
Us tried to cissp my hand once Baore,
I had tar Pfcw to toad 1
"I cannot rrssp thine Wad, adieu.
I bid thee, 5 mj comrade true.
Fonl, ir trial tn Qnd."
THE PINK DOMINO.
THE PINK DOMINO. Or a Masked Rail at Versailles.
THE PINK DOMINO. Or a Masked Rail at Versailles. From the English Woman's Magazine..
A light cloud had iust Dartiallv hid
don the brilliant rays of the moon.
when a shadow passed rapidly along
tuu yiuu inclosing pan 01 toe pars be
longing to the high and powerful Dnke
of , and, stopping at a low arched
door almost, invisible shaded as it was
dy the long, thick branches of a neigh
boring oak, put a key in the lock, and
saPied forth, after closing it carefully.
A carriage was in . attendance, -a. man
opened xne noor' without uttering 'a
syllable, and jumping en his seat,
drove with all speed towards the Fal
ace of Versailles. . .. '
The drive waa not a long one, and yet
seemed interminable to the fair occu
pant, whose excitement had lulled the
fears which for days had been almost
intolerable. At last a string of car
riages appeared, the coachman drew
up, and as light as a fawn, the Domino
stepped oat of the carriage, following
the crowd of masks -entering the ccur
a oonneur oitne palace.
The Domino put . her hand to her
heart as if to stay its beating; then,
taking courage, ascended the grand
staircase and Boon found herself in the
gallery, resplendent with lights, which
led to the saloon where Louis XT. and
his Queen, the good Maria Leckzinska,
sat on a magnihoent throne surveying
the galaxy of beauty that stood before
them. , Most of the women were with-
out masks, but all the men, with the
.exception of the King, wore them. -
Our Pink Domino, with her bunch of
J vy leaver on the left side, had re
mained almost transfixed at the sight
of Louis XV., and no wonder, for to
whomsoever he appeared for the first
time it was a vision not to be for
gotten I ..
Music had poured forth its joyous
strains, dancing had begun, ' but the
Pink' Domino was still in the same
spot, having neither ears nor eyes for
what passed around her. Louis XT.,
beautiful as Hope, was the star he
gazed at a shining sun which - reflect
ed its rays upon her wondering eyes.
She had heard, of him but what de
scription could come up to what she
beheld t Lost in admiration, she had
been deaf to all .the witty words that
had Deen whispered to her, and it was
only when the King escorted the Queen
back to her apartment that the Pink
Domino remembered where she was.
Louis XV. had remarked the statue
like domino, as she beant near a col
umn with her fixed, gl&noe upon him,
and had guessed he -was the eanse of
the preoccupation of the fair unknown,
who, under her velvet mask, hiif, most
likely, the features of some one wishing
to remain incognito.
Amused at the idea of trying to find
out who it was he thus so charmed, he
hastened to cover himself with a black
domino and repair to the grand saloon.
Daring that time the Pink Domino
had remained in the same spot, still im
passible and refusing ' to - answer the
questions of the inquisitive masks. .
""Why so silent, fair mask?" said a
voice which made her turn with a start
towards her interlocutor. " Has your
lover proved faithless and deserted
Tout If so, take my arm and let us
have a chat together." -
Not a word escaped the lips of the
Domino, but, impelled by 'an irresista
bje power, she passed her arm through
the one that had been offered to her,
and returned the slight pressure of the
unknown mask. ' ' - :;- -
" Methinks the heat is very great hero;
would you not like to leave this crowd
for some quiet nook on the terrace "
" With all my heart, for I only came
here to see the King, and he is gone.
J feel no more interest in the pageant. "
"Oh! the King! Do you like the
King, tna Unite belle !"' . .
" No, I do not like the Kng, but I
worship him, and would die this mo
ment for ono look from his beautiful
eyes." . . , , . .-.
. " It is not flattering to - me, this
speech of yours; do you know I had be
gun to think you were in love with me,
and now you colly tell mi that you'
would die for his Majesty. Why then
did you accept my arm! Ton should
have waited in case Louis XV. should
return, as of course he is sure to do."
" Let as go back and show him to
me, ther. I can go and speak to him.
Next to lie king I Xeel X can trust you.
Quick ! let us return that I may see
him again."'; V ".- . '"
t'What if, instead of leading you
back to' the crowd, I were to conduct
you where you would see his majesty
face to face, would not it be a" nicer
plan?" '; j
. Could you,- would you, do this for
me, unknown as I am to you J"
"To please you, my fair one, I would
do anything. - Come, and in a few min
utes Louis XV. will appear to you."
' Both masks left the terrace, and wind
ing their way through various passages,
cams to a dark, narrow staircase which
they ascended, and the Block Domino
pushed, open a door, leading his com
panion, who, from the subdued light of
" a small lamp, saw at a glance they were
in apartments probably seldom- occu-
Jiied, , The Black Domino . touched a
arge picture and it slid away slowly
into the wall, and the Pink Domino was
ushered into one of those-delightful re
treats that the magnificence of a king
could alone devise. -
The picture had returned to its place,
and,- after leading the unknown to a
sofa, the Black Domino Blowly diveBted
himself of his disguise, and discovered
to the bewildered eyes of his visitor
the beautiful features of the king ! .
As quick as lightning the Pink Dom
ino was on her knees with outstretched
hands, as if to ask mercy for her teme
rity: but,- -with, a bewitching smile.
Louis XV. took her hands, and raising
her from her kneeling position, said:
"Now that your wish has been grati
fied, will you not inyour turn gratify
mine!" And, without - waiting for an
answer, he threw off the domino, and
unfastening the mask, beheld, a face
such as-all his dreams and reveries
could not have portrayed.. A flood of
golden hair fell on shoulders whose
whiteness realized the snow. The eyes
were dark, but with the sweetness of
those of an antelope; the mouth and
nose were faultless in a word, all in
the vision mat appeared before him
perfect. ' . '
" Who are ' yout . asked the kine.
drawing her - towards him, and looking
in her. eves with a gaze that made a
thrill of delight pass, through her
whole frame: "who are too, my beau
tiful angel I Oh,- tell me at once who
"Sire, -I cannot $ press me not, do
not ask mv name, for to-day. for the
first tame, I am dishonoring it. . Let
me only say that for your love I would
lav mv head at your feet and die happy."
" What I so young and lovely, and
yet speak of death I . And you--could
you leave mi never to meet atrru'n
"I do not know about death, but
am sure that this will bo our lait inter
view, a strange preseutinicnt telU me
".But you could not forget me if your
love, is auch as you describe J And yet
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so young; n wm oe a dream in
life! - Oh yes, you will surelv fonret"
1 " Tour Majesty will fonret but I
never can and never shall "
And without letting her blush. Loma
- v - v-. m. too,. uu t-4ucB vu
the daughter of Eve who had forgotten
mat unstained blood ran in her veins,
and gave herself up entirely to a dream
of love. . - - T
The hours flitted away as they only
can for lovers, and the beautiful un
known tore herself away from the arms
01 her royal lover.
I must leave your majesty now I
have already been too long."
uau me JLioma ; ana what name
shall I treasure in my heart I" .
My sweet Alix, one more kiss."
My own beloved Louis, farewell !"
Wait, my own, only for one mo
And the king went to a drawer, and
taking a small miniature of himself, he
presented it to the young girL
cine pressed 11 to ner lips, and, with
a gase in which adoration was depicted,
she threw herself once more into the
King's arms, gave him a long, passion
ate kiss, and said :
"Im yours unto death I Probably
we shall never meet again, but when I
die this will be found lying on my
Onoe more the picture glided for
their exit. Louis took the arm of the
Pink Domino and ty her to the car
riage that awaited her. There was one
more pressure of the hand, one jnore
farewell, and the carriage rolled away.
Alix re-entered tne park and new to
her room, but, oh, horror ! she found
herself confronted by her father 1 She
uttered a loud shriek and fell senseless
to the floor. The duke '- raised her.
laid her on a conch, and divesting her
of her domino, and snatching the mask
off her f. ice, he looked for a few minutes
at .the lovely form before him, but
without the slightest touch of tender
ness or forgiveness ner .doom was
sealed. - - - - ' '
He left the apartment, and before
Alix had recovered from her fainting
fit he had returned, and wrapping her
np in a large cloak, he carried his bur
den down stairs, placed her in a trav
eling carriage drawn by four horses,
sat by her side, and orders to the
postillions to start off.
The rapid motion of the carriage re
called the unfortunate girl to her sens
es, and by the gray dawn of the morn
ing Bhe met onoe more tne haughty
and scornful gaze of the duke. Tremb
ling, end almost dead with - fear, she
threw herself on her knees to implore
her father's forgiveness, but it was in
vain ; he did not inquire of her doings,
but told her to be silent; his curse was
upon her he said, and Alix knew well
what it meant. ' . ' - -
The convent bell of
was calling the nuns to early mass, and
like a procession of phantoms they
glided silently through the long corri
dor which led to the chapeL -At the
same moment the sharp tinkling of the
altar bell was heard, and the secure
tourier. letting fall her rosary at her
side, drew the string to give entrance to
the new-comers, and going to the grat
ing of the parloir, she beheld the fine,
handsome, but haughty face of the
Duke of ' with a lady leaning on
his arm. .- " '
" I wish to see the Abbess immedi
atcly," said he in an authoritative tone
to the bewildered nun. who was not ac
customed to such noble visitors at so
early an hour.
"Tour name, moflseigneur t
"Never mind my name; it is not
meant for your ears."
The nun disappeared, and in a lew
minutes a talL portly woman of about
fifty years of age entered. Her features
were handsome, but so much harshness
was depicted on her face, and her cold.
stern blue eyes looked so cruel, that
Alix shuddered in thinking ot the doom
that awaited her,: ' ...
The duke craved a few minutes of
private con venation with the abbess,
Alix being under the surveillance of the
tounere. . . . , . - -
Poor Alix 1 how her heart was break
ing within her ! But a few hours be
fore, and au the iova that can ' be felt
only by those who have loved passion
ately had been hers, and for those few
hours (which had appeared to her as
seconds) of intense bliss and supreme
happiness, she was perhaps to be con
fined to years of utter misery, and yet
if it were to begin again, would she fly
"No." she inwardly said. train and
again, "I could not, I would not On
my loved Louis, , my own adored king,
no one shall be able- to prevent me
thinking of you; I shall love you more
and more- every day, until that love
kills m6 by inches, and if one remem
bers -en the other side of the tomb,
thou shalt ever be with ma !"-- . ,
The unmusical - voice of the abbess
drew her from her dreamy thoughts;
she was alone, and telling Alix to fol
low her, both entered a dark, low pas
sage, at the end of which was a door;
the abbess unlocked it, and made Alix
enter. It was a cell whose darkness
was -prevented by, the flickering lamp
carried by the nun; a pallet for a bed,
a chair, and a crucifix on the wall con
stituted the furniture. - . -- .-
On the chair lay the complete dress
of a novice, and in a corner a pitcher of
water with a piece of bread. - -' -
" This cell, my daughter, is for the
ours. Ion shall expiate here
your bad conduct: if yon are rebel-1
lious your chastisement will be almost
unendurable, but if yon confide in me
and confess your misdeeds, you will be
free in a few months to take the vows.
I leave you until 12 ; you will have
time to reflect over your wickedness,
and. I shall be ready to receive the
avowal of the dark deeds yon have
committed, and do not neglect to throw
off the livery of Satan in order to cover
your sinful body with : the holy habit
you are so unworthy to wear. '
, The aDoess lets, me aoor was iocbvo,
and the beautiful and disconsolate Alix
threw herself before the crucifix to im
plore forgiveness from the All Power
ful One who could alone wash out her
Like the Magdalen of old she
entreated for pardon ; but, ' alas, hu
man love was still strong in her heart ;
the image of Louis was engraved in in
delible characters upon it and it was
out in vain she Btrngeled for a few mo
ments of pyer; the name of Louis
was ever on ner ups, and wearied she
threw herself on the pallet pressing
tightly to her heart the picture of her
beloved. - , - - .
Once more the door creaks on its
hinges, and the abbess enters.
liAar it ftt ftllfifi. " "
. L have come w near the confession
of your guilty she says, bnnguig the
chair near to the bedside; "let me
r i n i -ir. i .-
Madame,d Ah wLo proud
blood began to boil in hermnL my
guilt, whatever it has been, shall be
lurjea with-me, you can inflict
your.amonnt of torture yon like on me, I
cn nfrr nh tkiuL.
, aU present and never indeed so eeles-1
; tial a beauty has been seen on earth-
she does net seem to bolontr to it She
,, ; v '
g,g U be sitcnlWd. She dressed
as a bride her rich Tolie sweeps he
gronud, and she is loaded with the
wyimoet waguificeDt diamonds, the heir-
i ' v - rue . j t iBi n awaa vuu a vuigiu
brauce of my past happiness, I can suf
fer a thousand deaths 1" -
The cold, unflinching eye of the nun
I was upon voot Alix. si
Alix. she need threats
in vain ; the
mnn . i
lhe abbess rose at last, and ordering
aiix to cnange her clothes, she left the
cell with rage depicted on her counte
' When, hours afterward, she returned,
she bade her rise, and, making her
kneel, administered her la discipline.
Shred after shred of the dress which
had touched royalty, is . torn under the
lash; even the beautiful shoulders do
not escape torture. Not a word, not
a sigh, passed the lips of the unhappy
girl, and as soon as the enraged abb as
left the cell, she took out the picture
of Louis XV. hidden in her bosom,
covering it with most passionate kissei
and moistening it with tears ; then she
puts it back on her heart, and exhaust
ed with fatigue, falls into a deep slum
ber. - -
She dreams, the beautiful but unfor
tunate sinner, a soothing, charming
dream; bnt alas for the awakening!
She is at Versailles, heavenly music
strikes her ears, and she sees advauo
ing to meet her the majestic form of
the king ; he extends his arms to her
and she throws herself on his heart ;
h presses her to it, covers her with
burning kisses : he calls her his ow
beloved - Alix ; but at that moment a
hard grasp takes hold of her arm; she
shrieks with pain, she wakes, and by
the light of a dark-lantern she finds
herself again face to face with her tor
mentor. She is dragged from her
conch, forced to kneel down and re
main in the same position until ex
hausted and faint, she falls on her face
before the sorrowing looking image of
Has the sun risen upon her or is it
still night! Alix cannot telL She is
stiff with the icy coldness of the stone
she is lying upon; she tries to rise, and,
after a painful effort, she reaches the
chair where the clothes have been left:
it reminds her Bhe may be searched if
she delays in changing her dress, and
slowly and with. sighs she throws off
her mundane attire for the religious
one; she shudders in putting on the
sombre garb; she feels so faint (for Bhe
has tasted nothing sinoe she entered
her prison) that the effort she made is
too much for her; however, she accom
plishes the task; she has torn off a knot
of ribbon the King has touched and
places it with the minatnre, ' then,
groping her wsy to the pallet, she lays
once more her head down and sleeps.
Her slumbers have not lasted Ion or.
A sudden flash of light passes over her
eyes ; she wakes, and sees standing be
fore her, a man dressed as a Carmelite
monk ; she fancies she must be dream
ing, bnt a low, mellow voice undeceived
her ; she looks into the face, whose
features are now plainly revealed to her
bv the licrht of the lamp, and she ceas
es to fear ; the austere look vanishes to
make room for one of deep-felt compas
sion ; there is sweetness in the gray
eye, and much sauvity on the half -opened
lips ready to utter words of comfort
to her desolate souL ;
'Be not afraid, my daughter, I do not
come to upbraid ; but to pity; not to
chide, but to console ; not to judge, for
there is one higher being who shall
judge both you and me at the last day.
1 come only to von to say have conn
dence in me. "l will not betray your
trust, but . try to bring peace to your
Alix remained mute for a moment or
two, then tried ' to speak, but in vain,
her exhaustion wss too great, and the
monk perceiving it, left the cell and re
turned with a phial containing some
cordial. He poured it in a glass and
made her drink ; it soon revived her,
and she thanked him with her lovely,
but sorrowful smile.
A profound silence reigns in the cell;
the monk seems, plunged in deep
thought, a vision passed before him, a
vision of the past, when he too loved,
perhaps as passionately as the victim
now before him; but he is strong, he
shakes off the tempter, he calls to his
aid his good angel, and has gained the
victory. And now he speaks to Alii as
a kind father would to his child. She
listens, she is moved by the deep ear
nestness of his words, and when he has
finished she feels she can speak, not to
divulge her secret entirely, but to speak
of her love, for he will listen to her,
and she unfolds to him' the yearnings
of her passionate soul; she tells how
much she has loved, how much -she
still loves, how she has prayed, and
felt that He who suffered '-so much' for
sinners looks down upon her with pity,
not with anger, ana the monk listens
and pities, and prays inwardly that she
may have peace. -
; He rises to leave ; she begs he will
return again ; he promises to do so,
and, with his blessing upon the fair,
desolate sinner, he disappears.
' Every night the same torments are
inflicted by the- cruel abyss upon the
young girl, and every day the Carmelite
monk comes to pour balm inte the deep
wounds of the soul of the heart-breken
Alix. ... . ,t
' At last a change takes place ;' he ob
tains permission that she shall' be re
leased from her prison, and she is con
ducted to a lighter cell ; proper food is
given to her; she rallies, and now and
then the monk is seen to walk with her
in the garden, from which height the
great city can be seen. He shows to
her the monuments her vonntr eve can
easily discern : she carelessly asks him
where the Tuileries and the Louvre are,
and from that moment her gase is con
stantly fixed on the distant spot
Under the custody of the abbess she
goes to chapel every day, but otherwise
is entirely separated from the other
nuns, as it has been decided between
the archbishop and the abbess that the
rules must be broken once upen her ae-1
count, to please the duke, and it is an-
nonnced to the sisterhood that a de-
scendant of the noble Duke of is
goingto take the veiL -
The Carmelite monk has prepared
her, and though he knows well that the
is still rebellions, he feels she
cannot escape her doom, but he will
watch over her.-.:
- The day for the sacrifice has dawned,
and the court is going to be represent-
ed by all its most brilliant stars. The
Queen, who loves all religious ceremo-
nies. signifies her intention to be rre-
. . . . .
the xung, who has heard of
the beauty of the duke's daughter,
wishes to accompany her.
All is ready, and the organ peals
lorth its most solemn strains at the en-
trance of Heaven's bride. A low mar.
I juui vi suuiuubiuii couapvo tiuc hud
1.1 UMllAC tl-.Trl flIA nlfnK vliaM ciIia
loom of the great ducal family.. In her
right hand she holds a boqoet of exot
ics, which she will throw behind her in
pronouncing the words that are to bind
her to Heaven, and show she has for
saken the pomp and vanities of the
world. . She comes nearer. . Louis XV.
is almost petrified at the sight of her ;
she has not raised her eyes yet, but the
nearer she cornea the more her heart
doom, unoonscious though she. be of
his presence ; she is now quite near the
altar step, and the king's arm chair is
qnite close ; she looks up. utters a cry
of joy, but it has been too much for
her ; she staggers, - the king rises.
stretches his arms and receives her in
time to prevent her falling ; . he looks
in her face, the eyes are closed, and
some red drops trickle on her lips.
It is evening. The Carmelite monk
winds his steps to the cell of the beau
tiful departed, and makes a sign to the
nun who watches to retire. On a table
stands a casket ; he opens it, and sees
among the diamonds the portrait of
lionis ! lie guesses alL He shuts np
the casket, goes to the bed where Alix
is laid, he removes her guimpe, slips
the minatnre back, and restores to her
in death what she had so much prized
in life ; he kneels down, utters a few fer
vent prayers, and bids farewell forever
to the remains of the bentiful Alix.
On Caney Fork.
From the Paducah Kentuckian.
Some years ago, when Paducah was
smaller and not so pretentious a place
as it is now, the question of common
schools was np for debate at a meeting
of the debating clnb. A well known
lawyer of the city who now presides at
the head of country affairs being as
signed in the debate in the negative, or
opposition to the schools, made an able
argument against them, and concluded
by stating that it was "best for people
not to have too mnch education any
way, as in such cases they resembled
his friend on the affirmative,
whose great' learning rendered him
rather a worthless member. Now this
friend is a well-known mechanic of the
city, who has had legislative honors,
and did service as a preacher. He at
once rose to his feet and said, "his
friend, the lawyer, reminded him of a
circumstance that occurred on Caney
Ford, in Tennessee. There was but one
man in the settlement who eould read,
and that was the postmaster. Onoe a
week, when the mail arrived, all the
neighbors gathered at the postoffice to
hear the newspaper read.. On cne oc
casion the postmaster was reading
an account of the great emigra
tion going on from the old to the new
states in the West In some places it
was so great that the emigrants had
eaten np all the corn. The postmaster
was proceeding to finish the account
when one of his auditors told him to
stop and explain what emigrant meant
This bothered the postmaster, and,
when pressed, said he did not exactly
know what emigrant meant, but he sup
posed it must be either a coon or a hog,
as they were ' h 1 on corn.' " It is
useless t add that this anecdote floor
ed the lawyer, and the school question
Proof of Chabacthb. On the trial
of criminal cases, it is well known, the
prosecuting officer cannot adduce evi
dence of the bad character of the pris
oner, except to counteract pirn f of good
character brought forward in the first
place by the defendant A change in
this practice, however, has been effect
ed as the result of the law, which, in
New Tork and other States, allows a
defendant in a criminal ocse to testify
in his own favor. Thus in the Supreme
Court of the Fourth Department of the
State of New Tork, it was recently de
cided that when a person on trial upon
an indictment for any offense, volun
teers as a witness in his own behalf, he
subjects himself to impeachment the
same 'any other witness upon the tri
al, ana by making himself a witness hs
puts his character for credibility as a
witness in isssue collaterally, and can
not complain if his character suffers in
the investigation. Upon these princi
ples it was held that after the prisoner
had offered himself s a witness, and
was examined and cross-examined, the
prosecuting officer could bring forward
evidence of the defendant's general bad
character, in order te impeach his
credibility as a witness.
Don't Tamper With a Cough.
Perhaps in the whole category of dis
eases to which humanity is susceptible,
the cough is most neglected in its enrly
stage. A simple cough is generally re
garded as a temporary affliction un
pleasant and nothing more but to those
who have paid dearly for experience, it
Is the signal of attack for the most fear
ful of all diseases Consumption. - A
cough will lead to Consumption if not
checked so sure as the rivulet leads to
the lifer, yet it is an easy enemy to
thwart, If met by the proper remody.4
fcn' Lung Jialtam is the great cough
remedy of the age, and it has earned its
reputation by merit alone. It eaa be pro
cured at Greene k Button, H. Bos worth
A Son's, Dohmen, Schmidt ft Co., and
nail oyer tbe haspfastening one night
j In morDing howeverf the hlrse
j Been and admired the rock globes
found on the Cannon Ball River, which
j empties into the Missouri several hun-
i dred miles below this point' " They are
i perfect spheres,, varying in size from
! marbles to many pounds weight Brok
heart en open, the center is found to closely
resemble iron ore, and they, give forth
an unmistakable . metallic ring when
j "truck with a hammer. Another stream
has been found in Eastern Montana in
I which these wonders abound. The
j popular notion of their formation is,
ey txo the result of descending
i THB RBCBTPTS OF I3TBB9AIi EKTSNUB
for the first half of th fiscal years 1870
and 1871, from July to December inclu
sive, constitute the following interest
August 17,389,963 S3
September..... 12,902,003 38
October- 11,227,405 27
Norembor 10.599,117 81
December . 9,510,174 58
ToUL.....IfS3,lll,5S4 34 (86,542,672 05
The new Tax law took effect Oct 1.
but its effect was only measurably felt
until November.' Its full effect wUl not
be felt until the next collection of the
income tax, in May and June. 18TL
Montana naner ssvs: "Monv
i i i i . i .
aa, wnicn nns oeen tnrown up to an
immense height by volcanic convulsion
j the same physical law acting that is
i sppueu- m me maumaciure oi snot."
j ' a nnc , u,n:.i. ra v-
rrrt 1 n tn tha hnViif rtf aainnir 41,a atnhla
' for t h O tl Pi 1 1 nt. will
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puiiea tne nan with ins teeth, tin hasp-
' & an1 0nnX tllft d auJ s'tiu mo
Le had taken the garden gate from its
hiiures and notdronoed it bnt aetnallv
KpSta nt actually
Don't Tamper With a Cough. Summary of Congressional Proceedings.
Sbmatx, Jsa. Utb. After comlderotioa of
the prapoaal for a joint committee on Ocean
cable legiilttion, and the bill to aid in th a re
pair of UiawMippi toreea. the Senate ook .np
the Baa Domingo reaotatioB. Eight or ten
amendments were offered to the House amend
ment that the resolution shall not commit
Congress to the annexation of the country,
but they ware ail toted down, and the House
amendment mi adopted unanimously jeas
57. The amendments offered and rejected,
directed the Oommliimoners to examine into
the alleged pendency of a civil war in the
bland ; whether there is any treaty between
Haytt and Ban Cominro prohibiting the two
gOTemmenta frem alienating any portion of
the Island without mutual consent; that if
any restraining owef has been or is exercised
OTer the 8a Domingo QoTenunent by our
naTal force, it ahail cease, etc. Adjourned. --
Hocsx. A bill was passed to procure and
disseminata information aa to the extent of
crops m other cousin, requiring such
information, be fumiabed by the United
blate Conanl. Soma time wu tpmtt m dis
euaamg the bifl tesrerent cruelty to animal
on railroad traiaa, u the midst of which a tele
gram was received from the Governor of
Pennsylvania, announcing the death of Con
OUfillan. AxteU, Gets and Boot, waeJpointed
to attend hia funeral. The bill above mention
ed went ever. The House went into Commit-
toe of the Whole on the bill making an
additional appropriation of $200,000 for the
and Portland Canal, for the current
fiscal year. An amendment was adopted
fiU ..000 for the Dee Moinee
Minus, un uib inti jaiu kmw, w ifm rrypon5a
to the House. After aomediscuiwon of the
a ? .... :
bill, the Commits roM, vod the House peas
the bill making an approprUtion for the
unportenrVthe House adjourned .
Bskatb, Jan. 12Ui A bill was introduced
increasing the compensation of census mar
shals west of the rocky mountains one hun
dred per cent Edmunda preeented and had
read a remonstrance of Mrs. General Sherman
and one thousand other ladies againat female
suffrage ; the remonstrance including a nam-1
ber of wires of Senator, and JteproMntaUve
and prominent men in professional life :
tKKt k. -tk ii...
reeorauon appropriating t'ifiO.OOO for continn-
ing the work of the Louisville and Portland
1 1 IWUt .. - Li 1 -M iL. '
ubi wu t-huwj iw wo wuipiouuu vi wo '
iea jaoinee rtapms, was eoncurrea m. ine
House bill wae concurred in for a committee
to investigate the claims arising from depre
dations committed by or upon the Indians in
H anaaa and .Nebraska. Trumbull a mil to re-
here Congressmen from importunity in the
matter of appointments was discussed and
postponed to Wednesday next. After an ex
ecutive eesaion, the Senate adjourned.
House. The bill for preventing cruelty to
animals, while in transit by railroad, was die-
cussed until the expiration of the morning
boor, when it went orer. Two resolutions of
instruction to committees were adoptecLwhea
id noose went into uommiuee of tne wnoie
on the legislative, executive and judicial ap
propria tion bill. After a long discussion of
the appropriation for publishing the laws an
amendment was adopted appropriating $10,
000 for publishing the laws in pamphlet form,
and repealing all acta requiring the laws to be
published in newspapers. Some further dia
eumioD was had, when the committee rose,
and the House adjourned.
8KX4TB, Jan. 13th. The Senate, after some
boeinees of a general character, but which
was of no special importance, went into exec
utive session, and, after some four hours
debate on the nomination of Porter for Ad
miral in the navy, confirmed him. and ad
journed to Monday.
house rue senate bill authorizing an in
crease of the S per cent, funding bonds to
500,000.000, interest payable quarterly, was
amended so aa to leave the payment of the
interest quarterly aa -the discretion of the rjeo
retary of the Treasury, and to provide that
the total amount of funding bonds shall not
be increased, and then passed. The House
then went into Committee of the Whole, and
resumed the consideration of the legislative,
executive and judicial appropriation bill. The
appropriations for Departments of Agricul
ture and Education gave rise to a long dWue
aion, after which the committee rose and a bill
was introduced providing for a commission to
audit all claims for damages by the steamers
Alabama, Shenandoah, Florida and Georgia,
with their tenders, and for issuing bonds of
the United Btatea for the payment thereof.
BESiTS, Jan. loth. Edwards, from the
Committee on Pissiona, reported favorably
on the House bill increasing the pensions to
soldiers and widows and children of deceased
rhSdren of deceased
soldiers, and orphans of aailora The remain
der of the session was consumed in discussing
the bill to relieve certain citizens of Virginia
of political duabQitias, and the bill to give to
the state of Ohio jurisdiction over the jjayton
Military Asylum, but no vote waa reached on
either, and after aa executive session the Sen
ate adjourned. -
Hocss. Among the bills introduced was
one authorizing the appointment of Commis
sioners on certain damage done by the Ala
bama and other rebel oruisera. Four of the
Georgia members were sworn in. After some
discussion the bifl relating to telegraphic
communication between the United States
and foreign countries was passed, and the
$ kbits, January 17 The Senate concurred
in the amendments by the House to the 'bill
autnojrizinar the issue of an additional three
hundred millions of five per cent, bonds
After some debate, the bill ceding to the State
of Ohio jurisdiction over the ground occupied
ev the Dayton Soldiers' Home waa passed
The Senate took tip and discussed the bill
providing that the Lnited States shall pay in
terest oa the principal borrowed by different
Statea to equip, furnish and transport troops
far the United Statea to the time the principal
had been or shall be paid back to the Bute,
tlie Government also to pay the discount on
8 .ate bonds aold to borrow such money to an
e:Uent not exceeding ten per cent The Senate,
however, adjourned without coming to a vote
on the bill.
Hotma. After some business of secondary
importance the House, in Committee of the
M hole, resumed consideration of the legisla
tive appropriation bill. Considerable time waa
spent in discussing amendments, but all, ex
cept one unimportant one, were rejected, and
tha Mil tary Academy appropriation bill waa
considered and both bills reported back to the
House and the Military Aosdemy bill passed.
Pending the other bill the House adjourned.
The Mocking Bird on a Bender.
Good temperance people will be
shocked to learn what a sot no milder
term can be used the mocking bird
mitkea of himself in Florida . His spe
ciid weakness is the berry of the Pride
of China tree, upon the juice of which
he becomes as drunk as a lord. A flock
of tipsy mocking birds is a very funny
sight They fly around in the most
comical - manner, hioeoughing : and
staggering just like real men, mixing
up all sorts of bachanalian songs,
and . interrupting each other in
the most impudent manner, not at
all like well behaved birds. It is
even said that they will fly ont promis
cuously, intrude on domestic relations,
forget "the way home, and get in to each
others nests and families, just like the
lords of creation. It is not improbable
thac also, like the lords of creation, they
become very penitent alter the season
is cpne and the yearly frolic is over,
and that they make many good resolu
tions, join the temperance society and
keep sober till the next season comes
around, and the berries are ripe once
mors. As they are " mocking " birds,
it is not out of the way to suppose that
they are only imitating men. .
Tin purest and sweetest Cod-Liver
Oil in the world is Hazard & Caswell's,
mads on the sea shore, from fresh, se
lected livers, by Caswzll, Hazard k
Co., New York. It is absolutely pure
and ttccct. Patients who have once
taken it prefer it to all others. Physi
cian, have decided it superior to any of
' the t-ther oils in market -
. At the request of the San Domingo
comiiission, Prof. Wm. Blake, former
ly of California, has been appointed
geok-gist and mineralogist of the com
mission. . ; . ...
A oood protection acainst misfor
tune is a policy in The Mutual Life In-
auruEce company of Chicago.
The Mocking Bird on a Bender. Summary of Late News.
herd belonging to James Ogden,
of the same place, are affected. Some
of the latter have died. .. . .
I . , . ,
Tint party on Mount Washington re
LouiaTule I port the mercury 25 degrees below zero
n the 11th. The mountain was en
appromiating j veloped . clolld of unusual density.
wring the wind's Telocity, being ex-
posed only fire minutes, eame in com-!
fro8t "lT two!
finches in thickness.
. A PAflsKjtosB named Sen ton was shot
and fatally wounded on the Louisville
Railway Thursday nifSht Jy his little,
son, who was playing wffM pistol. ' .'
THKIalifnrnia and Oregon Railroad
is complete to TehomaT 122
auore oacramenio. it will reacn Tne -
Onumn K t T IK
ri " " ."J UIUIC MIC VI ALltJ
AMXAWDBB A. (JOiCKOR, Of laifTla,
has been confirmed as GoveOfce of
Idaho, and Herman Bendeh. of New
York, Superintendent of Indian Affairs
in the territory of Arizona.
Thb schooner Wanderer, of slave
trade notoriety, bound for Philadelphia,
on the north coast of Cuba, Dec 28thJ
was tuuuijr wiwuxi vu voioraaa xveei,
The captain and craw were saved.
Thoxxs Stobm, of StormviDe, N. T.,
renorta furtv htiA nt na.tt.lA &flVutul Vtv
en;" -v - i j 1 1
n the. ir ?2tn0dl?"inK ma88es of ,
frfWAft mint Aft Smith whilo mooa.
Tn Rulloff murder trial was ended j
Thursday forenoon by the denial of the j
Tor a stay of proceedings and j
the sentence fl the Court by Judge)
Hogaboom, which was that Bulloft be ,
hanged on the third day of March.
jn the Oxmrt House yard, atBinghamp-
t vt v t .m . ,5j
ton, IS. I. IjaTge crowds surrounded
the Court House. The accused made
no speech to the Court but heard his
i , 1
sentence in Boiemn silence.
Dkpctt Sheriff Pacts arrived at
Memphis Thursday night having in
charge H. W. Bateman, Toney Bate
man, and O. Mills, charged with par-
ticipating in a donble murder at Devil's
Elbow, last Saturday, in which S. F.
Kufer and Wm. Ferguson were killed
outright and Tony Bateman wounded.
The affair grew out of Bateman attempt
ing to eject Ferguson, who was his ten
ant, from the house. White Bateman
was quarreling with Mrs. Ferguson,
her husband fired, killing Kufer, who
had fallen in with the party near there.
Ferguson was then shot and killed by
Bateman. The party of prisoners were
bailed in $5,000 each.
Another raid vu made Thursday
upon tha illicit 'whisky-stills in the
Fifth Ward of Brooklyn by Supervisor
Dutcher and revenue officers Jourdan
and Wass. The raid was successfully
carried out, owing to the presence of
one thousand United States troops, un
der command of Gen. Yogdes. Nine
teen stills, containing eighty-five hogs
heads of mash, valued, collectively, at
f 150,000, have been destroyed.. The
work wnt' probably be completed to
morrow. Bevenue officer Wass was
struck twice with bricks. The temper
of the Irish is very sullen. Other stills
will soon be constructed unless the
government allows a patrol guard. -
Thk Very Eev. Alford, D. D.. Dean
of Canterbury, died suddenly . on the
13th, in the 61st year of his age.
Zena, an insurgent bearer of dis
patches in Cuba, has been caught and
executed by the Spaniards.
Madams Juarez, wife of the Presi-
dent of Mexico, died on the 2nd, greatly
Thb ship Crescent, of Havana, was
run into on the Mersey and sunk, sev
eral of her crew are missing.
Avothhs terrible explosion occurred
in a colliery near Newcastle, Stafford
shire. Twenty persons were killed and
' Orders have been issued that French
officers who escape from their places of
Imprisonment in Germany shall, upon
re-capture, be treated as convicts.
Gxx. Cbaxzbt, in the battles of the
10th and 11th, had two corps engaged
and 60,000 men reserved. A great bat
tle is reported to have taken place on
Thb reinforcements now on their way
to join the German armies in France
and those in readiness to go number
200,000 men, thus raising the German
force to 1,000,000. -
A dtktatch from Lille states that
Gen. Faidherto surprised the rear
guard of the German army and 30 of
the enemy were killed and 59 token
prisoners. The French' did not lose a
man. The French have again entered
Thb Grand Duke of Mecklenburg
telegraphs to the lmchess as follows :
"After crossing the rivulet of Haune,
on the llth? we fought on the next day
a hot but victorious battle at Lombeon
and Lnchapela, taking nearly ten
thousand prisoners. - Our loss is inoon-
The Battle of the Pigs.
From the Bangor (Mo.) Whig, Dec. 30.
The following story was related to us
by a gentleman of undoubted veracity,
who vouches for its truth. In the vil
lage of Brewer, opposite this city, two
men carry on the livery business occu
pying stables situated about a quarter
of a mile apart, and each owns a huge
Chester hog weighing nearly 400
pounds. The other day Mr. A's hog
broke out of his pen and strayed down
upon Mr. 15. s premises, and the latter,
mistaking the animal for his own, drove
him into the pen under his stable. Pre
sently he heard a terrible rumpus, and
found that his own porcine had
resented the intrusion, and was giving
the hoe he had turned in a terrible
thrashing. Separating the combatants,
Mr. B. drove Mr. A's hog home and
he was secured in his own domain. The
next morning Mr. B., upon going to
feed his hog, discovered him lying on
the trround in his pen utterly exhausted.
and his adversary of the previous day
industriously engaged in gnawing a
hole in his back. It appears that after
Mr. A's hog was driven home he medi
tated upon the drubbing he had re
ceived until he got mad all over, and,
breaking out in the night, he made bis
way through the darkness to his adver
sary's sty, smashed his way in, and pro
ceeded to avenge his wrongs by nearly
killing his antagonist
At Pensacola, Florida, last week,
during a disturbance between Mr. Mor-
ris Biglander and a colored man, in
of the farmer's store, George
SnAAr fL vniiriff anrl TmmiwinT lftjl oft
nineteen or twenty years old, while en -
gageuin assisung jar. rtigianuer ou oi
ihe difficulty, was accidentally shot by
the latter, and died in a few minntes.
Mr. Kiglander was at once arrested bv
the sheriff and lodged in jniL . "
Otb town pumps might be called
" watering places with low charges."
DkIlAware judges accommodate pris
ed oners whose time is ralnsble, by giving
them more lashes and less imprison-
raiHyn way Terra Haute ladies cure their
Fiptt-kivk newspapers in towns and
cities on the Paofio coast have per
motion ished during the past year,
Idiaka, having paid off her debt, is
snxions to contract a new one for the
Tbby are hunting the fox ont west
. Twestt newspapers have been started
in (Jaluornia this year.
J thief in Missouri boasts one thons
four hundred convictions.
;oras olinebnetv is by glueing up their
" Los Anozxos, CaL, thinks a "theatre
all that is needed to make it an earthly
It's not what we choose that we select
to do in tliis world, bat what chooses
us to do it .
' A ton of honey has been sent to mar
ket this year by a bee-keeper at Taun-
At Kew Haven a colored lady has
just sued a colored gentleman for breach
Graxitk goes from Portland to St
Louis'by water,all the" way around, by
Ice-cutttso has commenced in Kew
England. - This may be called making
ice while the sun shines.
Thk Alabama claims are not inappro
uuhwut uuicu. xi ububibicu
JeaUy means, "Here we rest"
priately named. If translated Alabama
purpose of building a new State House.
A report that the supply of tobacco
was nnfirlv exhausted art read consterna-
tirtn imfiiifT tViA anhliern. in Paria.
Thb Mayors of the cities in Illinois
are to meet for consultation in Spring
field on the 17th of January.
Ah attempt will be made in the Penn
sylvania legislature this year to pass an
act for the revision of the State consti
tution. . Thk New Tork Independent depre
cates the establishment of ."Young
Contributor's Departments" in maga
zines for youth.
Thb 'Union Reform Party' in South
Carolina has been formally dissolved
and pronounced a failure. The negroes
would not support it
Thb President of the New York
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
Animals has issued an order against
. Caufobsta's people use, on an aver,
age, 10 gallons of wine each annually,
and sixteen and three-fifths pounds of
coffee.. . .
It is estimated that at least half a
million copies of the Bible have been
circulated in France and Germany
since the beginning of the war.
Aa Omaha man penned up a neigh
bor's cow and then sold him milk for
three weeks. The latter has just found
out the joke and gone to law about it
It cost Boston for each bath taken
last season at the public bath houses,
including all expenses for constructing
the honses, superintendence, Ac, only
one cent and five mills.
A schooner was launched at Lubec,
Me., recently, which was built three
quarters of a mile away from the wa
ter, and had to be dragged there by
oxen and pulleys. . .
A lady aged 61, in England, finding
herself in the wrong railway train,
leaped from it when it was running at
a speed of forty miles an hour, and es
caped without injury. .
Extracts from Fun's Tostal Card :
Paris has not hauled down her flag,
bnt we are in expectation of fnrly in
formation to that effect. Mr. Tupper
is reading his own works : Now he
will know what others have suffered.
At a wedding recently, when the offi
ciating priest asked the lady, " Will
thou have this man to be thy wedded
husband ?" she dropped the prettiest
A.ni4a.v ami wit.K a mndootv vrilPl
lent her beauty on additional grace, re
plied, "If you please."
A Man Who Has Dug His Own Grave.
An Indianapolis correspondent of
the Cincinnati Commercial tells the
following story of a man whe in this
connection has rather a suspicious
name : '
John Dye, an old and respectable
citizen of Hancock . county, in this
State, has had his grave dug for sever
al years. He accomplished this work
with his own hands, excavating the
earth to a proper depth, laving a stone
slab on the bottom, and walling np the
sides with brick. A similar slab is
intended te cover the grave, and, what
is singular, Mr. Dye has scooped out of
the nether stone a hollow for his body
to rest in, with an elevation in which
there is another hollow for the head.
It is his desire that when he dies he
shall ' be dressed in eertain specific
clothing, and that a blanket shall be
laid in the tomb, upon which his re
mains are to be laid. Another
blanket is to be spread over
him, and the large slab - of stone
placed on the tomb; the earth filled in
above. It will be seen that he does sway
with the use of a coffin entirely, and he
further requests no burial service be
used or sermon preached, and that no
monument be erected to his memory.
Recently a heavy rain caved in the earth
above the tomb, and Mr. Dye set about
repairs with a vigor that was surprising.
To prevent recurrence of the accident
he has walled the grave up to the sur
face of the earth, and carefully covered
it with boards and sod. The grave is
on his farm, and within a few feet of
the railroad. Mr. Dye is not yet an old
man, having barely passed three-score.
He is hale and hearty, and lives in the
old tavern -stand, where the mail-wagons
in winter, and the gay stage coaches in
summer, used to stop for dinner and a
change of horses. His memory is stored
with rich jokes and adventures of that
period, and he owes a sort of grudge to
the locomotive which has deprived him
of his entertainment and profit
son. yon should not make sport of the
i poor man; you can not tell to what ex
front j tremity yon may come."
Thb life of a country editor is not al
ways free from care. One of them had
to stand this, in Newman, Georgia :
" Come and look, mother," said a little
boy, " there goes an editor." " My
! Thb toughest man on record lives in
years old. and has survived seven wives,
1 the last of which he buried sixty years
I He now wants to marry. Sieen-
j toftc mitn are trying to get him to marry
i a Bosten school-marm.
Passios never laughs.
All else is hi tat tung mwmj ; -H
llveta looKsst wboeaa tell i I r
Of trus things truly dons each day.
TVs An esok bom with wast win last ; ' .
Buv ap the Momenta ss they t
Tee Hfa above vaea this is pest . .'' i !l
.' Is tha ripe fruit of Ufa beiow.
Sow tor, sod Wta Ka nurtmj jmrr
Sow peace, and reap its aansat bright ;
Sow sanbeasns tn the rock and moor.
And and h.l lust hoaae of tight.
Be Krsth Ymt who ttrcth well :
BACK-BONE OF THE CONTINENT.
Ascent of Snowy Ridge.
Journal gives the following interesting
account of a western mountain trip :
At Georgetown the Snowy Range is
w fiuuic, uwiufcj w iiiu i veiling moun
tains. A trail, practicable two-thirds
of the way for carriages, leads to the .
summit, eight miles diatant The
journey np and back again may be
easily .accomplished between sunrise
and sunset with plenty of leisure for
siirht seeinsr. Six of onr nartv. includ
ing the ladies, having decided to make
the ascent, arrangements were perfected:
for a seasonable start the following '
morning. Heavy snow-falls have quite
recently prevailed along the range, bnt
at this time, fortunately for us, the 4
anguries were .indicative of favorable
weather. ' - -'
To crown our anticipations, the
" a., rt 1 - i
.1 I i a ri-i 1 1 ..
severe enough to admonish us of the :
neceasitv of heavy wrappings, and eay-h .
areiawv u ine parsv was accoruintri V
provided with a mid-winter outfit
The gentleman carried, their shoot-
in a i mn so as tn ha nrenaxmi tn in.
terview any chance cinnamon bear who "
might happen to desire an acquaint
ance. This precaution seemed to be
m.tifiJ 1... 41. t 4. 41. . t .1
oefore one oi these animals had been
shot on the trail by a solitary traveler
who was coming over the mountain.
At an unexpected moment Bruin had
stepped out boldly in front ' of the '
stranger, and reared himself in an atti-. -tude
of defiance. A fortunate shot did
the business for him, and summarily
ended what might otherwise have been
an interesting parley. . -
brought around, and half an hour later
onr cavalcade started from the hotel,
and at once began the steep and wind
ing ascent Our guide was a gentleman .
of Georgetown, and. had volunteered
Far up the mountain we had a fine
backward view of Georgetown and the
cozy little park in which it is situated. -Then
the road turned its course around
the mountain, and up the exeat ituIcIa
through which the wind came roaring
among the pines like the grand inton
a tion of some deep-voiced cataract
Soon we changed direction again into a -narrow
defile, beyond which was point
ed out the locality of Green Lake, one
of the chief wonders of this wild and
impressive region. It is a deep, tran
quil sheet of water, broadly belted with
perpendicular walls of rocks, and from
some mvs tenons cause preserves
through all seasons the hue of rich',
and deeply tinted emerald. A visit to
IV , 1 M .
LUIS IRKATU THWrTMl H1F fill T TOLlim -c
trip, when it was innocently believed we
would still have the necessary time and, ..
From this time out our course was
upward, and that continually. Occa- .
sional banks of snow began to appear
under the shady sides of the ledges, the
road was sometimes slippery with ice, and
the frosty and invigorating atmosphere
grew redolent of piney aroma. , .
It was well nigh noon when we reach
ed the utmost edge of the timber line ' '
and confronted the snow-enshronded
summits of the range, whose cloud-like
shapes had so tempted us in the delu
sive distance. Halting beside an ice
cold brook we enjoyed our lunch
preparatory to the difficult work before
us. The distance to the summit was
still four times as great as it appeared
to be, and of the entire ascent, was
altogether the steepest The trail -was
partially blocked with drifted
snow, leaving . bnt a , narrow "
path for our horses and zigzagged its
way upward by a - series of inclined
a dizzier hight and grander prospect
After an hour's hard work, the crest
was won, and we stood on the backbone -of
the American continent twelve -thousand
feet above the sea-leveL - Fas-.
tening out bridles to loosened stones,
we climbed a pinnacle -of about one
hundred feet, too sharp and rugged for
uie nurses, sou iruiu we eiuuuua leant- .
ed our eyes for nearly an hour upon a -scene
of surpassing grandeur. The
senses reel with the very recollection of
i f An1 A a-T-i t it i iin stAmrAra in tha at
tempt to convey even the minutest idea
of its vastneaa and solomnitv. - '
Fifty miles away, looking eastward,
the great plains could be distindy
seen, melting in far and hiding outline '
into the cloudless heaven. Near at .
. n i ,t li-av' m Panlr nmvnnatt.iinuKla Thv
reason of the snow, towered thirteen
hundred feet above us, dosing the "
view to the northward. Almost due :
south, one hundred miles, appeared
Pike's Peak, the solitary and mujestic
monarch of the mountains, crowned
with naked outlines of broken rock and
roDed in royal ermine oi perpetual
frost J To the southward, eighty miles,
r ........ .. 0 V"J. . ... ...
ous object in the western wall of the
great South Park, into which we looked
down as upon a smooth prairie, . ear r
compassed with mountain. battlements...
On either hand lay the eastern and
western foot-hills, retreating in wild
confusion of erag and peak and chasm
from the majestic sweep of the central
range. . . - - ... .
Such is the mere outline of the pic
ture imagination must do the rest -Standing
on that giddy apex of wind
worn and storm-beaten rocks, which
separated like an upturned wedge the
tributaries of two oceans and from
whence the eye gathered at a glance the -majesty
of an empire, it was not diffi- ,
cult to conceive that here, in these lof
ty solitudes, the Genius of America .
had spread her tabernacle, and nn- .
veiled the exceeding brightness and
glory of her transfigured presence.
The unclouded beauty of the day
contributed largely to the splendor of
the view, as well as to the comfort of '
our observations, but a keen wind blew .
almost incessantly, and at times with
such fury as to make it extremely diffi
cult to maintain an upright position. '
One or two of the party found it neces
sary to withdraw directly, owing to a
sort of dizzy faintness, and persons
sometimes swoon soon after leaving
the summit .
Going down was much more difficult
than going up, as we soon discovered, "
and in the case of three of our party, -including
myself, occasioned severe
loail m ll A BiWiTnTiAniAil hv interuiA and '
nauseating sickness at the stomach.'
The sensation is precisely like that of
seasickneSs, and creates the same loath
ing of food and disinclination to be
amiable. The longer the descents lasts
the stronger grows the sensation, until .
each step of the horse creates a throb
of pain, and the bare suggestion of a
supper at the end of the journey ia,
received with indignation and disgust
Of oourse we had not time or energy to.
visit Green Lake, and we were only too
glad to make no diversions from the
shortest road to Georgetown.
' lKyMiLD Yet Thobocgh. Dr Hen
ry's Boot and Plant Pills do not cane naunea
or griping. Try them and you will be satis
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J Dwuennary, LaaJeil Bonk f.irthe Million Mas
at mir HniK iu another column. It should be
i read by alk
S. A. Stbioklasd, of Nebraska, has
been nominated for Goyerpor of Utah,