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h. -F. HfiWiri. Judae ol frobaie Court
Xf.i: EDMlSTON.Clerk Com. Pleas Court
Ji.-f, UlNGHAMjl'rosecutin Attorney.
'wv.vnsyE, sheriff. ', f ; . ;
4 I JUBFU,M AGEK, Atiditor. I" O
01. FAVE", Treasurer". ., " , ; -t
1 J AMES MALOKK, Reioider, , .; ...
NliSO JllCIlMOLr' Surveyor. '.:
? 2 Vacant,) Coroneft "
' - Co'untv Commissioners,'' f '
C. D. GRAY; J- KINNEY, & JiNO.SWAlM,
hfli i-i fc-T. i n J- .-.kit
. , . , J5CH001 Xixammets, -
0. T GVNNIKG. G.W.KHOCKIIY and
jrts ,ra I- E.. A. BKATTON.' ; ;
" i-koN' F U It H -UHs,
''Witft-''5 their 'Post Office r Adresses.
a' vibcij(i4I H"ct' eavfall, Stew-
art or, Co
: Alanutactuiera ol the- oesi
Fin Iron.- llamden', Keeds
Mill V. 0.
Kaoi.E itHNAct, Stanley, - Bentley &
Co.. ..Manufacturers of the . befct quality
of fig Iron. ' tsgle Tost UUice.-.
VmtoN i i) nil ace, Menus, Clark &. Co.
Alanufacturera of 'best quality of Fig
lron,.Vioton Furnace To6t Office.
HAAineM Fusback, i'taic, Turr & Co
ileed'a Mill Fost Office .
Bia Sand Fuhwace, Barlleti, Iaua.
. r Co., Manufacturers of the' best quality
of Pig Iron. Fott Office at Athens, 0.
'"""lilinc.HANTj o? Vinton, who ari
Ee'aleri la tij Oowltitaidware, QneencwHe, Boole,
btaoee, arocilee, eto. . .... '
f icAHTHWH.-John S. llawk J.K. 4 D
Witr,' Tomhrtwn & Vo Owen -Duwd, IS. A
llraHdn, .. fi. Dodge, ShotKs & Iteynolds.
- HAVis.-Uenj, Dill, D. D. T.thrd, H. B.
loore', J. B. o W. B. WiltsonWni, C
G!easorf.V' lJ ' ! v; '-'
tJ VViiKr!vrtUE:-S. S.'-Morry, John Gillen.
--Cline & Gardner Felton & Lastley, James
.4 llleakely. Carr & Strofig; : ' J ." ' ;
r ALLKKBViu r. reter Miller,' Marcus Mil-
r fVMt'.M'LEAART.TPbillirSain. ' 8 . '
flPBJlTTSviLtr, SwepMorrflr. Swerston,
AliEH'i Mat.-J. Bloer. " :
Bibkbibmah'b .Mill. William Tisue. J
McAufnun. E. F Bothwell. ' '
I DliU GGIB T.iS, , k .
McAaTuuR. G.JV Wjl(.. t i ;
. llAfcrftjr.-DavIs or Collins. " r .
' WtLKtsvatr.. CHne & Garilnfr. 1 : '
J3QQT1AND SiOJS STOKtsr
iU'KkM viW. G.- Swetland.'B.-t). Cogswe
MJ;; II, riaAUGHLIN,
Shirts Umbrellas, ! i I
0,; SoiomsV ' Su'8pef)ders1,''',
t.j Collars, Under Shirtsj ;
Stocks. G oves, Hosiery
TJFHR LOWEST CASH PRICES.
V Ncrv.-ia, 1865 yi ;- -J
rfv 1. F, BINGHAM-i
ZJxiik 1 1 o. jpiicya t ia yr ,
'Mi Vt .1 r;; Mi-ARTHIIR-i i OHIO.' k:--A
rjiaeticem Vinton and adjoining coun-
TI'EleB.'.Opca three doors
ol tlie Fobt
i. Feb.. lfe83A'' -i;i
:ilto l. clam: .'... johh r, plvle
rifiir A R AN D PL YLE Y,:;
f r.'ff 'McARXHUR, OHlQ.'v
t -Ii J
aifl- WiU pracUcfl, on partnership in Vin tan Couri
.';. t, J OiBce four doors east of '. Sisson 4d Hul
ITMem Hotalt'iw s.waB si ii.: m .?itt.n:t
'd:7f tlttyraotkielri STiaton -and adjoining
7,y tcunties. t Office, one. dooteast of the
Aul Corner." ' tw-c'1-- . f
.8J. Ril VVHTTEMORE .
. .KTTAS now an antttBbtWall rarw
jl7oideri,WflJrS.i.. "id Fi
,. '-....vvHifj Vi
AN OLD STORY.
"Pnce upon a time & maiden , ,1 . ; '
'( Sut Ueupath t hawthorn tree, 1 ' i
And htr lover, close beside her, . ; : , y
' Muircuri'd vowi of cofistancjr. ' ,
' Fairer, sweeter than the blossom . , t .
"' Hanging over her was she, .. .
" AnJ tier heart Ntithin Iwr bosom "' - i
Throbbed and glowed lumuliuoualy. .
Bo tli n ere young, and fond, and foolish, '
Neither rich, t lie story goes.
Ma was proud and Pa was mulish.
Great their loveand great their won,
' So they kissed, and wept, and parted,
Swearing ever to be true. ,
. Died the maiden broken hearted? -Was
the lover faithful toot
Tthair! she wed a wealthy banker, -
(Kuunor whispered she was sold,)
v And no city dames outrank her, ' 1 .
, , With her pockets full of goldt ' .
dueco at mm, tell and sly ' .
lcked wiili lacea'.id jewels rare,
Looking fresh and V'.rj hearty,
Keigus the victim of despair.
Heconfound the little fellow- ;
Took a widow twice his years, , , ,
Fat and forty, ripe and mellow, , ; .
WUU a brare of -little dears;
5 Big plumation, eervants pleuty,
: Splendid mansion, pomp and eas?,
.- Curi'djhe bojibh love of twsuty '
. .I'hal incurable diseascl s ;. . - '
Learri from this--yc doaling lovers
... In you unguish not to break '! ,.'
. Anything of greater valuo - t
Than the promises you make. v
, Breasts were made to put in motion
Bluod that otherwise would cool;
rii'anure, profit and promotion, '
' Uraduale at Uupms sctiooi,
BE OFF WITH YOU NOW.
BY CHARLES SWAIN.
Be off with you now don't I know.
That it's only cajoling you are;. . A
With "cheeks like the rose's soft glow:
; - And glances more bright than the star!"
;Tia true that my waist Is but email,
. r And my ringlets may curl like the vine;
; But Tm uotlike an angel. at all, .
, , Hot am :lhe least bit divine! - .
. ' So be off with you nowdon't I ie
. You're deluding from eve until dawn?
Iy step may he bounding and free, ... ,
. But I'm not in the least like a fawn! '
' But 'twas ever the method we know,
Since Adam and Eve began .
That bosoms were sure to oe enow.
' ' And necks w ere, of course, like the ewan!
' Come, Woff wltn Jou'n'ow.'till "you learn
io woo line a piain-nearted youtn;
Let your mind, if you love me, discern.
To w in you must woo me with truth!
I would ruther instead of these flowers,
i .. i.:k . !.-
iu wintH vu oieeveiBU nie . . .
, . That , on puimitvd to love me all hours,
.As long as each other had life!
SOFT AND SOFTER.
As 1'hil sat toying with his darling maid.
Her little buxom waist's bewitching charm
The while half folded in his futive arm:
He took her dimpled band, and with a smile
Mealing it gently o'er the silken pile,
Asked , in a tender silence of love chat,
If palm e'er fondled aright so toft as that?
She archly answered, "Might I venture, pet,
I could press yours on something softer yet;"
nn suieiong giance ot amorous mistrust,
Adown the graceful neck and swelling bust,
Whose ermine cope, his daring fancy taught.
Was thecov 'somelhinsof the maiden's irm't-
He fond ly sighed, to fingers' ends a-thrill,
"Ah! dearest, do! my hand is at your will!"
.uui u losi rapture lor. no sooner said.
She gaily clapt it pat on his own head!
PETER MULROONEY AGAIN.
How he was deceived into
Marrying Mistress O'Connelly.
'. V Some twd- weeks subsequent to tart
iris with Peter Mulrooney, as related
in my earlier experiences, I chanced
to i'all in with him again in rather an
unexpected manner. Business of some
importance haying taken me td the
city, I was traveling', pretty rapidly,
one of its meaner etrceta when I heard
myself suddenly bailed in an -Accent
peculiarly Irish; and,, turning - round,
discovered Peter approaching towards
me with : his usual loping gait, He
was 60 altered in his habilTiments from
the picture I vividly retained' in my
memory of the blundering, blarneying
Irishman, who took my cow to mark,
et", that,' hid it not been: for his voice,
dare say I should have 'passed him
without recognition But the voice
that vbice it was Peter's peculiar shi
boleth;1-- s'' uit-
' Mr. Mulrooney, whom . I' only ' re
membered, in a bluish gray, coat, a
light flexible .felt, and thick brogans,
was now dressed in a threadbare suit
6f black,"a silk bat with the-crown
sunk in and well- worn at the 'edges,
and a pair of thin dress" boots' elabo
rately patched. " With ' hit coat., but
toned up (o his chin,", arid his . greasy
Kat thrust jauutly on . one side,-of his
head,: he. reminded me more of one "of
those needy pops tlevu actors, whose
personal appearance is so often stereo
typed as this fashion in the novels of
My words naturally took the color ol
my thoughts. ,U V A ! -
WhyVMulrboneVsajcl' I is that
y put i What part we you playing now?
aix, wistner urDin.ne replied, it's
Httlo" ye?d be alter goewiVH y thryed
nyrjcucnDure it; a great gentle
man X am einQeieit jervjee an set
"up lot 'fUttt'
A gentleman! What sort of a gen
tleman, Peter? . .
- Misther Mulrooney. if vou please,
said he, correcting my familiarity with
one ot his droll looks.. (Jch, bat it s
a rare country this is, any way. Bs
yant the wather, it was Pether here an'
there, till sorra a bit I know'd of any
other name than Pether. But here
the conversation of the ladies an gen
tlemen is illigant in the extrame, and
the griat polttishumts in their corres-
fiondeuce wid me, write the beadtiful
est lethers, shnperscribin thero To
Misther Mulrooney, Esquire.' Faixl
bnt it bates Bannsglier any bow an'
that's no lie. -.
I am glad to hear that yoa are get
ting along (n the world so famously
-r Aisey, air, aisey, Lashins of atin
an drlukrn' frit any coostitoosh-
unal -objections. It's mighty Mwte
work 1 have to do any way, I am a
Erofesstonal gentleman,' Misther Ur,
in, an' I live on my manes.
- Oh, Mister Mulrooney, ,
Arrah, sir, but its thrue. the day.-
It's a politishuner I am, with a great
janious for fightin'l Oh, but's wond-
erlul busy they kape me 'lection days
knockin' down the inimy.
Which party do you call the inimy,
Peter? ' '
Sorra a bit I know, laid - Peter
shrugging his shoulders, than casting
towards me one ol his queer old side
long looks, he added I'm thinkiu',
sir, 'tis the patriotic party meseli docs
' And so you get well paid, and well
fed tor yonr seivices, do your1
If promises 'ud fatten a man, I'd
be as big as theorize ox, an' that's no
lie. - But sure they'll kaDe some of
them, I think, an thin it's to be mag
istrate I am, an dale out the law to the
vagabond och 'tis the beautiful bis-
A magistrate! Can you read and
Avehi What 'ud I be good for if
couldn't? said Peter evasively. Sorra
a bit it mattbers; 'tis a strong mark I'd
make, an that is notisy to rub out
Take my advice, Mulrooney, and
go to work. Ditch dig cellars break
stones upon a road be anything rath
er than thus suffer yourself to be made
the tool of designing men who will use
your services so lone; as they are ben-
cficiftl lo iketn, and cm! yt ff their
own ambitious projects are achieved
Now, as for living, it is very easy for
you being a single man-
Peter groaned, It is married I am,
Married! I exclaimed. And in your
circumstances. What tolly,
Troth ye may say that, ye'r honner,
said Peter, penitent. But Mistress
Mulrooney was a widdy. Och, bat
is the desavimst craythurs they are al
the wide world over. Aveh. he con
tinued, turning towards me with a look
of bait humorous sorrow. 'Iwas
bad cow I drove to market that time,
an thats no lie.
' Was she a country woman of yours?
1 enquired. -Does
your honor be thinkin 'tis
Ameriky woman that could chate me
in that way, said Feter, indignantly
Sure '(isn't the likes of them to do the
But how canve this about, Peter?
Ayeh! Bad luck is soon tould.
boorded wid her.
And 80k - Irish like, you must needs
fall in love with the lady and court her.
Its mighty little love I had for big
Misthress Connolly any way and that
is no lie. Ab for the cooitin, it is
nateral talin of mine to be epaking
saft words to the faymales of a family,
and sure it was nadefui, besides,
kape Misthress . Connolly's mind as
aisy as an old shoe while I owed her
my boord. ,' -
. And that ts the way yon come to be
married is it.; . y
Cohnered Him. "What brought
you here?" said a. lone woman, wno
was. quite 'flustrated' the .other morn
ing by an early call from a bachelor
neighbor who lived opposite,and whom
she regarded with peculiar favor.
'1 come to borrow matches,'
Matches! that's ft lil?ly story! why
don't you make a match yourself?
know what you come hers tor; cried
the. exasperated old virgin, as she back
ed the bachelor into a corner: you come
here to kiss me almost to death but
you shan't without you're the strong-
cat, aim vuo uuiv euuni jvu aivt
. A K. N. tisltles) a nlghbortngtown,
thought he would pay a visit lo , tha
lodga loom. " It bappei 4bat a..lhe:
ar ileal company fcad Bgagtd the Lall,
bat the gentleman not being aws;ebf it,
walked up to the Traasam.and said in
alow voice:' 1
'Motiy, 'Mott, what!' replied the
Treasurer,' 'Alt tight j you know tha
password... 'Mott be smoked, it's Mott
Fifty Cents,' replied the Twasurar.
Tbe gentleman thought the Mott ,too
high, and left, r , - o
Tout stairs a,rt very dark, Mr. Dud
soo;do 'yotf. think lean find tbe bottom?'
MothinEaaier"mt Bear madam. All
Vouhava to dots to let go tha baluster
A Man that Kissed Three Girls.
. A young man who boarded at a
house in the country, where were sev
eral coy damsels who seemed to imag
ine that men Are terrible creatures whom
it was an unpardonable sin to look at,
was one afternoon accoited by an ac
quaintance, and asked what bethought
of the young ladies with whom he
boarded: He replied tbat they were
very sly and reserved.
. 4So they are,' returned the other,
'and so much so, that no gentleman
could get near enough to tell the color
of their eyes.'
'That may be,' said the boarder
quickly, 'but I will stake a million
that I can kiss them all three without
any trouble.' ..- .' -
" 'That yon cannot do,' cried his friend
'it ii an achievement which neither
J UU tan any otfwmon eTiaeoomplteftr
The other was positive, and invited
his frieod to tbe house to witness his
triumph. They entered the room to
gether, and the three girls were all at
home sitting beside their mother, . and
they all looked as prim and. demure as
John Kogers at the stake.. - :
Our hero assumed ft yery grave as
pect, even to dejection, and having
ooked wistlully at the clock, breathed
a sigh as deep as Algebra- and as Jong
as a temale dialogue at a street door. -
His singular deportment now attracted
the attention of the girls who cast their
slow opening eyes upward to bis coun
tenance. - Perceiving the impression
he had made, he turned to his compan
ion and said in a tloleim voice: ..
'It wants three minutes ot the time!'
'Do you speak of dinner?' said the
old lady laying down her sewing work.
'Dinner!' said he, with a bewilder
ed aspect, and pointing, as if uncon
sciously, wuii curiea lorennger at in
ClOCk. !'.: .' -1
A silence ensued during which the
female part of the household glared at
IDs young man wuu irrepressioie cu
x ou will see me decently interred,'
he said taming away to his friend.
His friend was as much puizled as
any body present, and bis embarrass
ment added to the intended effect; 'but
the old lady being no longer able io
contain herself cried v
'Mr. C ,pray what do you speak
of f . . : .
- 'Nothing,' answered he in a lugubri
ous tune, 'but that last night spirit
appeared unto rue" Here the girls
rose to their feet and drew near, 'And
the spirit gave me warning that I should
die exactly at twelve o'clock to-day,
and yon see it wants but halt a minute
of the timer
The girls turned pale, and their hid
den sympathies were at once awaken
ed for tbe doomed and departed one.
Tbey stood chained to the spot, look
ing alternately at the clock, and the
unfortunate youth; he then walked up
to the oldest ot the girls, and taking
her by the hand, bade her i solemn
farewell. He also imprinted a kiss
upon her trembling lips, which she did
not attempt to resist. He then bade
tbe second and third farewell in the
same tender and affectionate manner.
His object was achieved, and that mo
ment the clock struck twelve. Here
upon he looked around surprised, and
ejsxnl&tetl. Who XtrouW have believ
ed that an apparition would tell such
a lie? It was probably the ghost of
Annanias or Sapphra.'
It was some time before the sober
maidens understood the joke, and when
they did, they evinced no resentment
Tha dieclouures'of tha winter In the
black disunion Legislature of t)bio'proui
isei to be tich. Already are evidences
of tbe fight in the allied camp to be seen
There are Abolitionists demanding tbe
U, 8. Senator, and swearing that the- in
famous duunionist.W tic, shall be re
tnrnd;that a personal liberty bill a a tl i
friua tbe Constitution EQU ha passed
that utroes must have the right of euff
race, and tbat tha ATaioa Law that! b
And there are the Know Nothings'de
mending the Senalor,oppQsina tha Maine
Law, asking for a law disfranchising
'the Irish and Dutch, 'demanding a new
batch of rotten banks and all the old
issues of Whiggery. : . - .
, Tha war has commenced round lb
edges, and promises to rage furiously
before the winter is over. - All that ia
nectssar? for the Democracy to do, is to
standby 'give rope and see the l
tOiigraous mass - of opposing elements
composing fusiouism destroy each dri
er. Tby will surety no n.-r-rorrior.
These are fixed facts, Bro. Gill,'
Girl who ain't handsome, hatathore
who are; while those wbo are handsome
hate one ap.oti.tr. Wonder which has
the baat ti of it ? -
- On A child being told tbe other day
thai be must ba arokee of a bad habit.
b actually re plied, . Fa, hadnt't I bet:
ter be mended I' . ; -i ;; ..
Tbe story of a man who had a nose
so large that he' couldn't blow; it wilh
out 'the use of gunpowder,' baa -turned
out to be a hoax. ' " 1 ,
, - - - -- i .
A deaf and dumb pupil io Paris was
aaked.jDoth .God reeson?'v H repliad,
'To reason is to besitite to doubt
to inquire. It is tha. highest attribute
of limited iuteUi gence; . God sees all
tbiees, thartfor God dots not reason.
[From the Philadelphia Times.]
Another Sell—Madness, and a
Method in It.
On Wednesday last, a nea'tlr JresaeiV,
very prepossessing, and praUily atiokeo
woman, somewhart between sweet six
tren and twentyfite year of age.Jdrove
up to the door of the 1 nsaoe . Hospital,
oot wbirh Dr, prealde9,and enquir
ed for that gentleman. She .was usher
ed into the reception room, where
waited the comin of the Doctor with
tn alt of n ncHalanc which rather fat-
cinated tne servant, who "looked upou
ber with eves of adiairatieni'and un-
feif ned pleasme. . Whtn left alone the
amused herself a woman always , will
in gratifying her curiosity by iosp ec-
ling the various article in tha room
critically aj-d thoroughly. The Doctor
being i nno uoced.aha received him with
oae of those bewildejing smiles which
some women know so well tiow to bes
tiiW. Inff wbol'IhTIuehce"n5 "man of
feallAg cn'resiBt.Tha Doctor'welcom
ed her with more than' his - usual' war
mth, and aooo teamed the object of her
visit-,..::.: - -, ; s; :
ShA had come.sLe said, with a clmm
full pf uielancbolr,. and a ton of more
than womanly teoJerpess, to, ascertain
of the Doctor, In person, weiher she could
secure private quarters for her husband,
who was subject to intense fits.' of
aberration of the mind, but whose con-'
duct toward her, bitter and cruel as'it
was.could notalienate herlove for him.
which waa the alt pervading passion of
hr aoul.i He had irewh so violeut of
late, that she wished t6 have 'him ae'eured
from Violence to -himstlf as well ei to
hei(and here the chriming craaaure wept
lot tome momenva.i and if. she could
make to arrangement with . the Doctor,
she urged that it should be kept aa pri
vate as his most secret thouShts. and
her husbandbeyond the scrutiny of "via-
1 I 1 J .1. . j. I ' 1! . . ..
iiuib. auu uitu ine saia neari would
breel.'she boew Jit would;" and wept
bitterly and long, '
The Doctor,s alt whoknoW hi kind
and tender htariedues will readily im
agine, was not insensible to (be touch
ing recital of hit visitor, and with '.bat
frankness which always characterises
him, he prom ised to comply with her
wishes,' to give her husband a .private
apartment and.hia special care; and al
so to shield him from tbt gate of curios
ity seekers wnorun down public Instil
utrons. ' : ' ' ' ' ' :
ine lady was not lone in arranging
terms; the was not long in expressing
ner,',thanks,1ntermingled with tears: she
waa not long in settring the details of
her husband's confinement;sbe Was not
long, iu liutt,' of - iSEing tier
nd as. she stepped in to her. carriage,
aldedjby the kind hand of the dcetor,
she turned herbeautiful face towards
him, and cast upon him a glance that
was full of tenderness' and solicitude,
snd inspired him anew with admira
tion and pity. ' -.'
The carriage drove awat, Vhe doctor's
eyes following, amid the clouds ol dust
which followed in Its wake, until it
was entirely , lost to view, Down to
the bridge. along the crowded thorough
fare, over tbe pebbled way of Chestnut
street, to ifsshionable, if not tha fash
ionable Jewelry establishment of onr
city, the carriage passed, its sweet and
solitary Inmate glancing out aad smil
ing within, and growing radiant with
a thought that requires another part-
graph io learn.
She alighted, and glided into the bax-
aar of gold and Bilver ana pieciont
tiones.with'allthe statelinessof avjueen.
One or two of the gentlemanly atten
dants ran to learn her wish.' She wan
ted select a set of silver ware, not to-
elaborate in design of workmanship.nor
yet too plain, something neat, tasteful
aod beautiful.' The various patterns
were shown, and a set valued at- tSQO
was selected by the lady of tbe atately
tread. She desired the articles put tip
a bill made out, and she would set
tle it. Ret wishes were compliedlwith,
and the lady took out her elegant port
monnait, but alas theie were but about
840 in it. -She had picked up her
wrong porte monnaie, she said with
bewitching tweetnett, and aha was
vexed at her stupidity, She, ' however,
could arrange it, She was the wif of
Dr. ,ihe principal physicitn at
tbe Insane HtupUalj and she desired
het attendant to accompany her to that
place, when she would pay himaiooce.
Who could resist such a request from a
beautiful woman a request spoken as
much with the eves ts the voice? Not
Ihe clerk certainly,' "
The two got into the carriage togeth
er, and back it wheeled to the Hospi
tal, The lady jumped from 1 the car
riage, and was warmly greeted by the
doctor, wss at the entrance.' "
Doctor, this It ray husband,' said she,
with au air atooce sweet andtorrow
' Tbe'poor attendant started. :; Its tt
struck agbast. He could not fathom
ber meaning." ;: 1 '
'What did Sou tar.Tntdaih, he-stam
mered, as he best could, 'whet did, you
seyr .- i:rvj .
I. 'doctor, this it my husband, Jpisast
takabi m iu charge. Vj-i , m
'The devil, nudam. I'm not your hus
band, what do' yon meaii ?' " , !
BurBlina into tear the sobbed aloud
'He has another attack. Oh Doctor,
ifvou'hiv pity ih jour abul, idcuVir
him, and Save yourself and hie.ffom i Vio
lence." " ' 1M ';v:
In vain the poor fellow attempted Co
eiplaio.-' He ' was hurried along' hf
corridor and irSto a'rodm, md -coiifineil
securely the woman all the White fol
lowinr close behind veeptnk a, though
her tieart' wcnlo.breaks.Tka-iVo'irTor
and tha lady returned to- the accept. on
room, aod.; the lalutM ata giviiij'p
oth,aq, outline of tbe pequliiifiiBs1 of
her alleged ' hustjancT Mtacke," together
the 'care she 'desfred io 'MteiJesJpweJ
op him, ba 1.M. v j t m J i rj i'. '.t 0 come
again iii.e few I'ajs,.' vAfid awyhir
the carriage, the aitrrr iraret acd
tha latN j neUhet of JJiiyhlias' been
hear.) erecfy,;" , j r j
-The. - poor, ods.rU. Waa Confined
three days .before any ,otiJVmt tha
estibllihw(eatxonllb iojjaal'to' con-
vy a letter to his employers. frbo. all
the time. .were suspecting his honestr.
and preparing to adverUsA bin. in tha
newtpaptrr. j t poe the recaiT, iof the
letter it did net take Ihefn rone to dis
cover ' that- they ' had Seen 'gold J most
brilliantly and upon'tfieWeppearance
aT the hospital, it did not. take the Doc
tor long to discover tbl'he"nad been
told decidedly ; the poor attendant was
satisfied, upon kit arrival t the4- hos
pital that be had been sd mttt tor
rowfulty inde'd. Aai .bar, we'-thiuk
we will end the tioryrwblch-ba been
talked oveMn fathiooable cffclet for
the pat t three or four dats 'vdtJi 'many
a hearlly laugh.1- "J . a
A Lady who was Present at the
Battle of Saratoga.
'Mrs. MABOARfcT. Mahxin, wno is
at present stopping at tbe residence of
her grandson is. this cityv is" ninety,
eight years of age JShe.ia one 6f the
few remarkable women of. lite Revolu
tion, who took part of the Memorable
occarrences of the etrnggle foe Ameri
can Independence.' Her frnstiand.
GilbertMartin, was a sergeant in the
army of Gates, a,nd. was engaged in
the Rattle at Saratoga.. . Mts. Martio,
men a very young woman, was on the
field during both struggle constituting
thia battle, and terminating in the de-
fne .f . L . - , r i t.
: v. ine opcnuia army wnrcn cui
goyne had transported with aoch im-
mense labor and expense from' Cana
da -confidently anticipating that he
wttild be able with it to divide the ar
mytf tms palriots, and ei're Sir
Henty Clinton. in powessien'oT the
southern line of defences. ' ;
Mrs Martin represerits tbe ilrngglo
as most terrific, " She says that to
wards -evening, when Burgoyne," mad
dened by the consciousness, that all his
splendid schemes were about to be de
feated, directed hit whole- reserve and
cavalry force Upon the leeble army of
the "patriots.,.: The contestants stood
within half musket range of each oth
er, and poured in their deadly volleys,
while whole files on either side fell in
their tracks, and still neither gaw one
Towards evening Mr. Martin wa
wounded in the Bhoalder. and while
his wife, was in the act of affixing a
bandage, she herself was .wounded in
Ihe hand. . "Gilbert sprang np Kke a
chafed lion. 'Peggy'.' said he, 'I'll go
and teath those cowardly- dogs better
manners than to , shoot at a woman ;'
and I saw him no more jintU the- tight
was over.' . . . ,
Of such material were the men Hid
women of the Revolution. . : j
We can readily imagine that the field
of Saratoga was a strange : place for
those of the . Softer ex.: Mrs. .Mar
tin, however, has evidently been a wo
man of uncommon energy of character.
Her frame still exhibits evidences of
strength, and her eyes sparkles as she
recounts the deeds tfthat glorious day,
or speaks of 'that cOrard Gates, who
stayed safe and sotmd all day (n his
tent, and cared not for the men who
were falling like sheaves in tbe bar
vest.' ; . , . , , . .
One by one of the survivors and
landmarks of the Revolution are fad
ing away, Troy W,,
: . i
'Mister, how do yea tell -yout beef
this morning?' , .' r . , . ,
Fourteen cents e pound..'
'Fourteen cents., eh? bars yofl got
a heart?'.- , ,-,-,,-.,, i;
. 'N'ojnst sold U-, ' ,.sii
-'Well I khow.d yon cotilda't , faavt a
heart, and ax fourteen cent foi beaf.'
Col. Bodens.wbo was very fat, being
aeeoeled.by a man "to tVwhom" he owed
money, with 'how d'ye- do?' entwer-
'PTettyweir,"! tnauk you; "you Bod t
hold.my own.'- ' " " ' . ,14
,11,ye.sit,, rejdined the man.'trja' toioe
too, to my sorrow ''
A -lady promised hai servant gitl five
dollars as a marriage portion .The girl
married a mtn of low stature, .which
somewhat aorptited her mlsrreis. 'Why
Maty.' said shet what a la tile aabtd
lit, n i '
r.a h.l.lili v ll lha TAYlT'V l
kia ypiv'expectfor five", dollars'
M k IJI I a ... . 'J I J.
. . : at
JL eot(mporry speaking, tee rreott
on genuemen lasaions, says: n
a a tf "-
,,'There is so( rvceAanf in'jer
snti thiamoJlb-V,' ft,'-i'.e 'ed!
.Araaitd, woman, io FiityaVilleV few
days agot wasafaiy ,Bfl veVeq'pf three
children J V tiigldbb,! .nsering
tha t her. buses nd Jias Xtj , of en t lit
6a'ji.iorote; fr .tb t'aaj 10. j'f
ret u'r ned bo tXda y jfi tvfji sjt, result
is pnjrstojoglca'jrwpme py oMay .
mih'vnntlt e'lfve til
; AVhat ia Fiissi Wiliia ys a
frieuij. It onewbojumpa Jown,ani puis
on, th.e drag'whf'rjjj'he htTiaj 'roe're
ATl"iae ii eed I .tju tb aa'tbe'y 'bled wt
ter';' .Jf "wlse'.ilijr' ire' aa bigh ground
where , V sprfngs Visef' oidinary men
sr jne iwi crounai wnicn taau wt
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