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mnte huglncss; unvthlng nuUlUo of this
will bechargcd far sepnrnfcly.
Advertisers, fir a specified time, ex
ceeding three monlliK, will have the privi
lege of renewing their advertisements
quarterly'; nil vxtm change will be
- isnthle-colninn advertisements will
hp charged oiio-lliinl luore tliuii regular
rate for single columns.
Funeral Nntli-ea, Obituaries, or nny
othpr matter aiihm-rvlng private Interest,
will Iw charged for.
mir Notices In IopoI and apcclnl colums
lire matter of swclal contract.
P.H. PORTER, Agent,
HQtSE FURNISHING GOODS, &C
CLARKSVILLE, - - TENNESSEE,
ii AH.irwrnwrTVF.nA T,A"f!F,t.oTOK
I 1 H A I.I. I'AI'KK una HOHUKUN of
the lali-st stylua.
Airll 17, lMUN-if.
Drs. Finley & Beaumont.
" At Dr. B.'s Residence, Cor. Frnnkl n
nnd inter Street, -
llsrch 13, '(18.3m) I'LAKKSV ILLE.
X1. J. M. LVItlCIISH
Hiiiy be found at bit office, 2d floor of the
Chronicle bniidlng, at all hours, unless pro
March 1, 187-tl
DR. H. M. ACXEE,
1 Office at hid new residence on Franklin
it reel, two doors East of the Episcopal
Church. ' (Jan. H, 1808-tf.
E. IYI. THOMAS,
Attorney at Law,
Office, ovrr Tboimw, Jieblrtt k Co.'i
CLARKSVILLE, - TENN.
Oct, 25, 1867-1y.
R0BT. W. JOHNSON
"Will l'rnctico Law
In all the counties of tlie 10th Judicial Dis
trict. (Mice inside the Court-house in
March 27, 1808 ly.
. HORACE II. Ll'BTOX,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Will practice in tho Courts of Dickson,
Stewart and Montgomery.
BBut)ttice, on Strawberry .Alley opposite
the Court house.
; Feb. 21, 'CS-Cm
B. D. JOHNSON,
Attorney at Law,
Will practice both in the Court of Law nnd
uily in the counties of RolwrUon, Cbent
liiini, Dickson, Stewart and Montgomery.
Oflice on Strawberry Alley, Clnrksrille,
Keli. 2H, 'OS.Cm.
J. G. ROBINS,
Attorney at Law,
At IT Or'l'N K ( N BTUA W HKItlt Y A 1.1, KY.
Special at tent Ion paid to tlie colloetlou of
A pi 11 10, latlstf.
A. F. SaiTM, lata of Smith J; TurnUtj.
1. 1). lIi'TOHi.NUH, Utc Ilutctungt $ Grinttr
SMITH & 11UTCHIK0S,
Sov. 8, 187-Iy.
W. II. Tlhxlkv, I'lU of S.ith $ Turntrn
Y.. W. Wkathkhs, " " Twlii Vumly, Ay
TURHLEY & WEATHERS,
Known a lh Jfuli hiugt ib Grinler
Vi. Sieeial attention paid to the sale of
Tobacco, Ueceiin and Foiwaidinu Mer
chandise and produce eenerwlly. Proceeds
iiromptly remitted. Make all coiisitfimienti
to TIMtSI.KV tt WKATllbUS.
WTK. WITH KUS, Auctioneer.
o. ii, 181.7-ly.
ROBINSON'S PATENT REVOLV
ING l'HOTOGR tril AMU MS,
Just the Thing Long Needed!
NoiIiIiik More Appropriate for a llol
Iditj or Christmas rrrsent.
Call and cxamiue them at my Gallery,
West side Niuare, Clarksville, Tenn.
W. 11, ARMSTRONG.
Nov. 19, '07 -tf.
JOHN K. SMITH. J. K. S.UIT11.
JOHN K. SMITH & SOX,
COTTON & TOBACCO FACTORS
(it'iHTiil CoiiiiiiIhsIoii Merthants
NU. tt UUtill KTKEKT.
lNl'JW VOItli C1TV,
-W. C. MliTIl lll act aoiir Agent in
milking advances on toun jiiiuents.
Vcb. l, IHts tf
VOL. 3.-N0. 31.
CAPITAl - WMt
Corner Main and Madlsorl Streets,
, Memphis, Tennessee.
N. A. FoRHEKT. IHHAM O. ttARttlS.
Fred. P. Wolcott. . M. J. Wicks.
Oito. Dixon. O. V. RAMRct.
O. L. CitAi'MAif. Martim Walt.
JaI. S. Wilkinh. W. II. DKtiiittic.
; D. B. Dkwry.
If. B. F0KRKST. President.
ISIIAM G. II A Kit IH, Vice Pres't.
M. J. Wicks, Treas. W. A UoonXAN, Sec'y.
Fbeii. P. Wowott, Ass't Sec'y.
C. L. B1DDELI, Loral Agent,
' Clarkaville, Teuarssee.
April 3, 18C8-3m.
STATE INSURANCE COMPANY,
Well Tried and Reliable.
W. .1. THOMAS.,...,
OFFICE Second Nntlonnl Iinnk building
(flriit lioori, i olleKeatreet,
O . II. JONES,
CLARKSVILLE, TENN. "
April 17, WW-tt
. 12. C KOACII,
Cotton and Tobacco Factor,
No. 88, Carondelet Street, .
Not. 9, 18C7 1y
TUKNBULL, KIRBY & CO.
Cotton and Tobacco Factors
Ko. 9, I'ulon Street,
Ma. S. B. 8kat, A cent, will attend to ma
king advances on Produce consigned to this
Sept. 14, IRGT-ly.
II. C. YF.ATMAK,
COTTOX AXB TORAt'CO FACTORS,
i cARoxDor.irr st, ti
Jaa. 10, '08-lf.
R. T. TORIAN,
Cotton and Tobacco Factor,
C3 CAIIOXDOI.KT STREET,
NI-3AV Ol HsYZ ATS H.
fs3XLiberal advances on all consignments.
J;iu. 1, 1808-6in
NORTON, SLAKiHTER & CO.,
GENERAL t'OMMISSIOS MF.RC11AM8.
NO. 10, BROAD STREET,
JNO. T. EDMrNl8, of Hopkinillle, Ky.,
will awist In the Hales of Tobacco. .
Jan. J, 18t!8-6m
R. T. POLLARD. ROB'T MCRREI.L
IVIUKRELL & CO
General Commission Merchants,
115 PEARL STREET,
I will nmVe liberal Cash Advances on
TnWco und other Produce coimigned to
Mewira. Murrell i Co., and will give special
pvi-wmal attention lo the shipping of same
from Clarksville, Trice's Landing and Lin
wood. THOMAS Y. PETTU3.
Fet.. 7, WH-tsa
V. K. VAI'llllAN.
a. P. WBKillT
Vauglian & Wright
Saddles and Harness,
CLA KKH VILLI', TKXNl'SSKK.
Iliglust market price paid for green and
March 17, IHtls-ly.
I i-h to sell niv Photouraih (Jailer,
vikich is In ricellent ivujuuai. terms easy.
W. II. ARMSTRONG.
Jan. 17, lC-tf.
Siuldles, Bridles, Harness, etc.,
(ATjJ. N. NEnLETT'S OLD STAND)
Franklin St., I'larksTlUc, Tennessee.
I hava located pormnnentlyln riarkavlUe,
Hiid Intend to nut ill) work that will
comonre with any. (five ine a caU mid ex
amine atock and price.
31. L. JOSLIX.
April 10, IRIS-ly.
Coantry Merchants Supplied as
Cheaply as In Cincinnati or
: Coulter &Hillman
g duuuers suu uiaiir. in
I DRY goods:
BOOTS and SHOES,
and Carpeting, s
Z - Clarksville. Tenn.
Don't Fail lo Look at onr Slock,
anyhow, before yurchating I
April 10, ims.
J. B. TAPSCOTT
Plans and specifications of Biidgea fur
nished, also of Buildings and Ornamental
Grounds. Work of every description con
nected with building measured and calcula
ted. Also, Manufacturers' Agent for Steam
Engines and Machinery of every description,
Iron Verandahs, Railing, Marbelized Iron
Mantles, Orates, Window Caps, etc., Terra
Cotta Ornamental Work, Chimney Tops, and
all kinds of Building Material, (indued and
unfinished, embraced in carpenters work;
Uakanized Iron, Copper, Zinc, Tin, Suite
and coin posit ion Roofing.
All business intrusted to me will be at
tended to promptly.
SfelT Oilier, on East side of Public Square,
Clarksville, Tmn. Jan. 3, 1808-tf
I. W. MATTILL,
DEALER IX '
Hoot fS, f"sllOOM, etc. 9
At the stand lately occupied ns Post-office,
I have a good assortment of Spriug goods,
which I am sellinp; at the lowest cash price.
Mr. A. Si.oan is fnlc.miin, nnd will be
pleated to wait upon hit friends and custom
ers. Cull and see me.
D. W. MATTILL.
Jan. 24, 1808-tf
W. H. ARMSTRONG,
WEST SIDE rtBLIC SQUARE,
March 1, 1867-tf.
JAMES H. MALL0RY,
flfflre with I'. II. Jones, Public Square
Will soli every description of Property for
Administrators, Executors, Trustees, Aj;cnts
and Private Parties, cither oil the street, in
the city or country. lias much experience in
Dry Goods Amlloneerlng.
Will give prompt attention and make rea
sonable charges in all cases. Also,
Tobacco Auctioneer and tirncrnl
Agent for Harrison & Shelby.
Clarksville, Jan. 24, lHUB-(Jin.
Rl TTUtE CAN BE CtllED t
This Is the mosteflicient, comfortable, and
secure Truss in use, constructed upon an en
tirely new principle. All communications
should be addressed (with stamp) to
Dr. W. II. P. JONES,
Manufacturer nnd General Ag't, Nashville.
Olllce, cor. College and Union sU., up-stairs,
entrance on Union Ht.
Or T. J. SIIAW. M. D, Ag't.
Franklin St., op. Court-house, Clarksville.
Feb. 7, 18G8-Hm
Ht 111 'l'liey OoinoT
The celebrated BodlCJi Wagnui made In
Wheeling, Va., for
B. BRlNOIll'RST k CO.
March 13, 1808-2m.
W. H. & D. M. DORRIS,
Stoves, Tinware, Castings,
Grates, and House l ur-
nlshlns (JoodM. -
Every description of IMuVliro
made up In pood style. -
KOOFlMi and ClTTElilXU promptl)
OUsV U. P. DORRIS will superintend the
woik and salesroom.
slept. 6, 18IS7-U
Ona.p. r. vitKiiiT Axn a. n ha
klnswitt prnetii'e Medlelne and smruery
'In jartueihtp on aiol ulier April 7lh, latis.
Tlle rtsps-litll lelldor 1betrservleH to
the el'tlsens ot clai kvlll.and Us vicinity,
lut I lie oltteeof Hie lute I r. K. It. Ilaklns.
Iv. W rlsht slis t.. at his old oWcu on
I Fanklin si reel.
J Aptli .1, In If.
From tho Oirttrtlnn ObTerver.
Ke Hccla In Ileavea.
Th) following gupgeatlve stanins
were placed in our hands by an extl
niulile Christian lady, to All a column
In thlsiinptr. They were written by
Mn. Elizabeth H. Jocelyn, Cleaye
land, and imbllnhfMl orlglually In the
Berkshire Courier J
Talking of aeeta quite lata) Mif eve.
What one amt mint her of mint believe.
That nlaht I atood I'l a troubled dream
by the aide of a darkly-flowing atrcaiit.
And a"chnretimnn"(lown to tharWcr came
When I hoard anti-anna volencall hlaiinino,
"Oooil father atop; when youcoas thlatlile,
You inuat leave your robe on the other
Rut the nned father did not mind,
And hla lonir Ri) n flontKl out behind.
A down to the atmam hla way he took,
Ills bauda firm hold of a gilt-edged book.
" I'm bonnd for heaven, anil when I'm there
I aliall want my book of Cniiimon Prayer,
And thiHiuli I put on a starry orown,
I should tool quite lost without uiy gown."
Then he fixed his eye on thehlnln track,
mi t nia gown waa nenvjr and neia nun duck,
And the poor old father tried in valu,
A single step In the flood to guln.
I saw him nsrnln on the other aldo.
But hla silken ttown tloatod on the tide,
And no one nuked, on that hllaMful spot,
If he belonged to the " ehnrch " or not.
Then down to tho river a Quaker strayed,
nindresa of a solar hue waa mado,
" My hnt and coat muat lie nil of grey,
I cannot go any other way."
Then he biittfrtied his cont slrnlglit np to
And Htnidly, aolemnly waded In,
And hla broad-brimmed hut he pulled down
Over his forehead, so cold and white.
But n strong wind carried away hla hat.
And he stalled a few montanU over that.
And then, aa he gnaed to the farther ahore.
The coat slipped otT and was seen no more,
Poor, dying Quaker, thy suit of grey
la quietly Hailing away away.
But thou'lt go to Heaven aa straight aa an
Whether thy brim be brood or narrow.
Xext enmo Dr. Watts with a bundle of
Tied nicely up In his aged arms,
And hvmna ko many a very wise thing,
That the people In Heaven, "nil round,"
But I thought he heaved an anxious sigh.
As hoaawthattherlverran broad nnd high,
And looked rntheraurDrlHcd. as one by one.
The psalms aud hymns In the waves went
And after him. with hla MH8..
Came Wesley, the pattern of godllneaa.
Hut he cried, " Ocar me, what ahull I do f
The water has souked them through and
And there, on the river, fur nnd wldo,
Away they went on the swollen tide,
And the auliit, astonished, posacd through
Without his manuscripts, np to.tlie throne.
Then gravely walking, two saints by name,
Down io too stream logeiuer came.
Hut as they stopped nt the river's brink,
I saw one saint from the other shrink.
"Bpiinkled or plunged, may I ask you
Jtow vou attained to life's great end f "
" TIhih, with a few drops on my brow; "
" lint I have been dlppod, as you'll see me
"And 1 really think It will hardly do,
AJ 1 m ' clueo couuuuulou, to cross wiiu
You're Imund, I know, to the realms of bllaa.
But yon must go tliat way and I'll go thia."
And straightway plunging with all his
Away t the left his Mend at the right,
Apart they went from this world of alii, '
Hut how did the brethren "enter in?"
And now where the river was rolling on, '
A l'roMliyterlim church went down ;
Of women, there acemed an Innumerable
Rut tlie men I could count as they passed
And concerning the road they could never
The ol. nor thewF.w way, which it eonldbe;
Nor ever a moment paused to think
That both would lead to the river's brink.
And a sound of murmuring long nnd loud
Came ever up from the moving crowd,
" You're In the old way, and I'm In the
That Is the false, and this la the true,"
Or, " I'm In the old way nnd you're In the
That Is the false, and this Is the true."
Hut the BRirrmtKN only seemed to apeak,
Modest the slstera walked, and meek,
And It ever one chanced to any
What trouble she met with on the way,
How she longed to pass to the other aide,
Nor teared to cross on tho swelling tide.
A voice arose from the brethren,
" Ia-t no one sMak but the ' holy men,
Kor have ye not heard the words of Paul?
'Oh let the women keep silence all.' "
I watched them long In my curious dream.
Till they stood by the bonier of thCHtream,
Then, Just as I (liougbt, the two ways met,
Hut all Hie brethren were talking yet.
And would talk on, till the heaving tide
Carrlisl them over, aide by side;
Side by side, lor the way waa one,
Tlie toilsome .tourney of lite was done.
Ami priest nnd (tinker, and nil" who died.
Came out alike on the other side;
No lorms or crosses, or Issiks had they,
No gowns of silk, or suits id grey,
No ereeds to guide t hem, or MHrt.,
For nil had put ou "Christ's righteousness."
"AH seen In tho dream.
In. Lincoln's Katlmnto or Wenefal
In the lute Iwok published liy a for
mer nejrro ilonietio In the Lincoln
fiimily, Mr. Lincoln In credited with
the following expivsKlon of oiiuiou
with reference to (Jen. Grunt :
"r!cukliiKof Geuerid Grant to her
nittdjuiHl. tho l'reHldeiit, Hhe olixervod :
'He Im a butcher, und la not tit to be
at the head of an army.' And when
the l'retddeut wild, by way of defend
nil? me iswierai, Hut ho bus been
very Bueeessful,' ahe replied, ' Vea, he
p'tierully inaimgca to claim a victory,
but auch a victory I Ho Iomc two
men for the enemy' one. If tho war
Khould remain four years longer, and
he In power, he would depopulate the
North. According to hn tactic there
la nothing under tho heavens to do
hut to tuurch a new lino of men uo
In front of the relal brcnatworkH, to
be aliot down aa fast aa they take their
lawdtion. Grant, I repeat, 1m an ob-
atluato fool and a butcher."
I. O. O. F.-Beginnlng with 1801,
previous to which time only a partial
record was preserved, nnd coming
down to JH07, it waa found that the
following amounts had been paid by
this . organization for tho following
" ' wblowed fainiltea..
Kdueatlon of ot plums
Hurytng the dead
' i: Z
Tif K BHsiiHsliintlnii of Aahburne at
Cohimbua, (In., which IjcngiicrH havo
cndcavortal to aacrllai to political cuiis
ca, und churgo uiKin IVmocrutH, Is
Inald to huve lan n cutlatai by the lUdl
ciiIh, whom he wasnlauit todcHcrt, or
through revenge, by noma dlacared
lover at the negro den where Aah
lairne lixlged, and was a preferred
kiritor. Hi dentil won praficte by
one of bis colleague In a adllical
.speech made the day U-fore, In anoth
Jcr jart ol the rtaie. Mcmp. Appeal.
FRIDAY, MAY 8, 18C8.
From the Southern Banner. ' 1
" a Ti r.
" BY EN NEST.
The sun. pillowed upon fleecy eunli'
ions, was Just" sinking below the horl
son, ana tlie floating clouds wore
drawing around themselves their
golden mantles, marshalling them
selves in tinted magnificence, and
gracefully gliding along to give aglo
rious splendour to their Kings's en
trance into other climes; and gcntlo
stepliers, as they swept through the
ti-ee'top, In sweetly mournful tones,
clnthted a tremulous farewell to tho
bright denartimr srlorles whilo far
oft In the East tho handmaidens of
night were throwing her wtnr embla
zoned mantle over the scene. IToon
an eminence, in un elegant curricle,
sat a young comde, admiring this
tM?nuuii!i scene, ijet us approACH
them and scan their faces. The elder,
a young man of scarcely seventeen
summers, is of striking pcrtoneUe;
ins features, are not strictly regular,
but his dark flashing eye, his express
ive mouth, the high forehead, the
wavy hair, and the lithe and grace
ful form, comnlotelv neutralize this
apparent deficiency, while his whole
action, his haughty bearing, tho grace
wun wnicn ne grasps tne reins or ins
thoroughbred, the matchless contour
of his head, and the high arched
brow, all bespeak of him the best
blood of the South. His companion
is a natural expression of Raphnsl's
ideal ; although only fifteen years of
age, yet beneath tho maturing sun of
. I... L1.....L. - 1 l l , ' t
i"' uiii, hub null annum riiieneu
into womanhood ; and as she sits be
side him, hergoldenhairwaving with
the eephyrs; her witching blue eyes
MiiMhing dcJuchtfullv. her rubv Hds
Just parted, and her whole being on-
inuseu with the beauty or the scene,
no wonder that his dark eye is veiled
with a softer light, that his head is
tossed back proudly, and that his
breast swells with love for hla fairy
darling. At length he speaks:
" How sadly sweet, Estelle, all this
is. Bee those golden tinted clouds
calmly floating on through an Bathe-
nai ocean to another world ; wny may
not we thus, supported bv each
other's love, float down the river of
nte into tne ocean or eternity 7"
" Alt Harry, remember that we are
mere creatures of destiny, under the
complete guidance of Providence,
who may have In store for us a bitter
"But Estelle. although It may lie
wrong to sneak it. vet I feel that with
thy love I could defy tho workings of
I Iitrinif Ortil k ntn m n I miLit .lAtu
the iower of the Iieity himself."
hv Harry you sliotild not Bpeak
thus, but you are excited now. You
know you have my love; but we must
return ; nee already darkening shad
ows are drawing around us, and we
have far to go. He folds her mantle
closer around her, touches hla spirited
steed, and they dash through the
streets of their lieuutiful city. At
length they reach her home aa Har
ry hits ner rroin the buggy he asks,
"can I escort you to the Soiree at
Mrs. S's ou to-morrow night?" "I
am sorry," says she, "but Mr. Villlers
is going with me." A light cloud
perhaps of disappointment, flits across
his handsome face. Adieu is fondly
spoken as they port.
aou now, ueur rentier, jet me suy
a word relative to my "perxonre dra-
matt." itarry a., and .bsteiio v.
had been friends from infancy, and as
they had grown older this friendship
hud given ' birth to It natural off
spring, Iiovc. Tills wus their rela
tion to each other, then, when Intro
duced to you. . Harry, being wealthy,
talented, and honorable, ratcllu's
parents favored the suit; while he,
iteing an orphan, was his own mas
ter. The Villiers, incldently intro
duced, was a foreigner, devoted to
fjstelie not of an olive complexion
and sinister expression, but rather a
good looking young man.
'ine nigntor tnersoiree nod corao,
Mrs. 8's magnificent parlors were
brilliantly lighted, and crowded with
a gay throng there were lovers and
rivals; there were friends and foes,
there were belles'and lioaux; and there
were bore and that species of fungus
plant, attendant upon parties viz,
wall flowers. But prominent among
all was our friend, Estclle ; surround
ed by a party of young men, foremost
aiming whom waa Villiers, it was
easily seen that she waa belle of the
evening ; and did she not wear her
honorsgrundly? With whataqueen
I v air did she 'receive the floshlmr sal-
Llies and fond addresHcsof hersutelitos.
At length Harry enters, and smiling
crosses and speuka to Estclle; not as
the others did, but merely take her
hand and looks in her eye.
" Can I have the pleasure of prom
enading witli you ?" says lie.
" 1 am engaged toiur, vuiieraior
tho rest of the evening."
"I would vield to vou." savs Vil
liers, "but, to be from Miss Estello, Is
like the body apart troin tne soul."
" Yournpblogy is unnecessary, air,"
haughtily replied Harry, muttering
aa he turned away " disgusting."
Estello waa surprised and hurt.
She had wondered why Harry had
not sought her sooner in tne evening,
and now that he had approached her,
to leave her, vexed, waa iiuieeu an
noying. However theevening passed
ou pleasantly reuoiign, until, m
length, chancing to look up, she saw
Harry standing against a column In
tlie portico, his head thrown back,
hlseyes Hashing, and his lips com
pressed: instantly she determined to
iro to him. '
jur. liners win piense rjcuw iu.
for a few moments," was nor parting
aiMiloirv. ns retlriinr throuirh a conser
vatory she approached her lover
Taking ins Ilium in ner sue iouuiv
asked, "what is tlie matter, dearest?"
"VV'hv do vou Utiiatit me by Baking?"
said he angrily. " I am mad because
of vour course of conduct with that
Vlllers. It isoutrageus. If you are
In love-th him, why not declare It?
Don't net. the hypocrite any longer."
Aa (ililck lut Whtlllllir Khlelle'
whi(, miunier uns changed. "1 Iarry,
Ibis is intolerable I cumo lure to
... l.TDLsjn6i:Mlliiitiiiiual sv. toacknowltnlge that
I have acted wnmurlV! tmi. not to w
Insulted, and 1 am liot going to sub-
mittolt," ttud she turned passionately
"Stop;" and I farrj' caught her. "do
von denv that von love Miller?"
"I assert that I love no one who
would voluntarily insult me," an
she was gone.
As In a trance IfarrV remained
agutuat the column; whllo there hi
thoughts ran thus: She does love
blui I know It else why tho cou
tiuuance of hi uttcntloii ? Why
don't he dlmla him? Here he
stooped and picked up her tiny glove
shsj had dropped. "Oh I Estclle, my
arigel, I do love you so fondly why
will you trifle with me? I must ace
her, and , toll . her. Here he heard
voices they 'were Vlllior'a and E
telle'a they npprojchod stepping
back he concealed himself.
"Butwhero has that hotheaded
Harry of youra gone?" said Villiers.
"He Is here to answer for himself."
said Harry fiercely, striding in and
confronting them with flushed brow :
'Well, and what has Monsieur
Eavesdropper to say for himself?"
uw, VI V . I V. , U I 111 blllO, B, bl.C
same time, with his clenched hand
'I Ilia li npl.wl Via I .hla II . hA
striking Villiers two blows across the
face. Villiers seized him. and being
a man, wn lie Harry wosoniyacvcn
teen, would have Injured hint, tf en
raged waa he, but Extello rushing be
tween tnem cried, "Harry, darling,
cease I Mr. Villlers, lie calm I" Vil
liers withdrew his hand and Harry
tnuttoring maledictions, rushed from
via wiw luiivn wif( unj. imii jfwhs-
ing by a knot of men, heard the fol
lowing i "why does not Villiers chal
lenge him ? Struck In the presence
of a lady."
"Because tills verv ladv prevents
aa Villiera Is engaged to her he does
not wimi to bring the odium or a duel
upon the connection." Almost stu
pefied, Harry hurried on
Thus the breach widened -pride
witnncia eacn one rrom advancing.
so silence reigned between them.
On a bright Sunday morning. Hist
two months after the above named
event took place, a orowd of young
people were collected In tlie aisle of
the old Methodist Church, aud in tlie
center stand Harry H., epuippcd in
the elegant uniform of the Southern
Cavalry. To-morrow he leaves for
irgluia, and Is to-day bidding his
friends farewell. As he passes from
the Church he touches Estelle; she
urops in ins nana a tiny nower an I
now they are reconciled alas, no,
Estclle' pride rebuked her for the act.
nnd she hastily turned away, and
carelessly and lauflhinih hurried on.
"Verv well" muttered Harrv cold
ly ana cast the flower from him
very well t Oh Harry ! is It well with
thee? Is It well with thee around the
camp-fire In the dashing chargo in
tne wild melee T ah no! That sad
face, and longing, wishful look deny
the assertion. And Is It "vtfry Well"
with EateUC adrhircd arid flattered.
as she Is? That vacant eyd and list
less look answer too truly. Now my
friends, to some of you this frtay seem
nonsense : to vou whose blond runs
sosluggishiy through your veins that
you cannot recall the ftfverlsh surges
of youth, or to tou wTip have lain
down at tho alter of fashion or mam'
mon all impulsive emotion, made
yourselvea mere conventional auto
mata vou may say "this boy and
girl cannot lovo each other during a
protracted absence." Hiitreinemler,
my frozen tufts of artificiality, that
"absence conquers little passions, but
aggravates largo ones" and remem
ber that love is a divine essence a
portion of deity itself, and not an 'on
change' speculation, or a point in eti
quetteand ray plodding, matter of
fact skeptics, draw distinction be
tween the superficial passion you af
fect, and pure young love, and then
rou will not he astounded when I say
hat where first love enters a young
hreast. (unless murdered bv monsters
of your class) it will, in spite of cir
cumstanccs, linjer there forever.
At 2 o'clock, in the day, on which
the battle of Fredericksburg was
fought. Wade Hampton, at the head
of Ida chivalric legions, with banners
nuttering gaily, with drums, and
trumpets rending the air, emergod
from a misty wood aud dashed against
the foe. It wan a grand sight, and
Gen.1 fLco watched with intense
anxiety, tho charge nt length the
shock comes, and from the conflict ls
Httes livid flushes, as if a volcano had
belched forth its flerV volume; cov
ered from sight the two hosts strug
gling for the mastery; winio tne cur
tain of smoko that folded them In,
moved to and fro, and rent before tho
bricht red flames, and closed again.
and rolled In rapid circles round the
spot, telling plainly, to the armies be
low wnut wild worn tne stern Hamp
ton was making with the enemy at
length tho flro and smoke lessened
the sulphurous canopy rolled away
audio! the (Southern cross waving
triumphant. But the battlo is not
vet done down tho line dashes Gen.
Hampton "I want a volunteer to
carry dispatches to Gen. Lee." A stir
Is noticed in tho rank and on a
macnlncent steed, followed by doaf-
cuing cheers, a boy horseman dashes
out-as, almost maddened with excite
ment, with quivering lips ana snara
ilmr eve he dushes up to tho Gen's.
side, we recognise our young friend
Harry a grasp or tne nnnn ami -ou
bless you," my boy, from Hampton,
deafening applause from his coin-
rudes, and he is gono. Jjci us ioiiow
him In his Wild gallops-through shot
and shell ho dashes gallantly but
now see, two of the enemy sweep out
to Intercept hint. Instinctively he
grasps hi pistol ho fires,
tlie foremost falls, but see, he reels,
and blood trickle from his face, but
still he galloped on. Ah, lie has fal
len, but up ho springs, attempt to
disentangle himself from his dying
steed, but is so fulnt he can scarcely
stand, and now a he look up to meet
his other enemy, he sous m rival
Villlers with a fiendish smile riding
down upon him. "Ah you damned
young villlan, I have you now," he
throw Ills pistol, v linens nrwi, an iib
full and swoon while liN foe gallojsj
over him and on.
In tho drawing room of an elegant
mansion In the village of I'ataixwo
in an arm chair, and in im aiisorbing
reverie sits our friend Hurry, almost
well. At length he la awakened
therefrom bv tho entrunoo of a girl of
sweet slxtwn. "Oh Mr. Harry,"
sav he, we girl are going to have a
plcnio to day, and we want you to go
to it. wont vou? "Well. I am an ut
ter stranger here, but if I will add to
the plcasuruof yoiirNirty, 1 will mt hi his orchard, nailed some of the
willingly go." "Thank you, 1 will boards agnlnst two ?aeh trees. Those
go and ordef tho carriage," and out trees far out lived any of tlie rest Jn
she hounds. While she fat gone let us ; the row.
aeo ,y what mean such a change Is This led to the belief that small
effected In Hurry's fortunes. Ue- nails driven Into peach trees near tlie
memlier we left hiiil apparently doad'mait Will prevent the Intrusion of
upon the field of buttle. Well, gen -
tie reader, he was found there lu a do
ploralde condition indeed, but With
life still remaining. Hewastukcnup
and conveyed in the house of Mr.
Carey, a hoHpltuhleSouthertu-r, Where
ho remained till now.
The picnic ground l reached. Har -
ry is lying on he green velveteu;tcrday, m iiisRevinty-niih year.
WHOLE NO. 450,
bank, relating some camp tales to a
circle . of, new acquaintances. At
length another young; girl eotrtcs trip
pling up, Harry rises to receive an
Introduction! "Miss Estelle C, Mr.
Harry H," the word are not heard
by either, they recognize each othor,
their eyes meet, KstoJle blushes and
looks confusedly down, they of course
explain to the company thnt thev
Have known each other before. But
why has Harry suddenly become so
radiantly happy? Tis true, ho has
met Estclle, but that, cannot give
him happiness, for he believe she la
engaged to VilllerX Let us follow
him, and find out from his own Hps.
As the day advances the party
scatters through the W(mkIs. Harry
sops FVtrtleshitHHng alone. Ifo ' ap
proaches. "Will you promenade with mo my
Inspired at this address, Estello
"Yea with pleasure."
"You may be surprised, Estclle,"
hesaya, as they strolled oft", to hear
mespcuK inus, when wo laith parted
In anger a yf? ago; but, Estelle,
from the moment I met you, I knew
that I wa wag and that you did
love me. YouVeyes told me bo, am' I
not right? !
Those tell tale eyes were lighted iip,
"Yes, Harrv. Tou are riirht." Ite
said not a word but folds her, blush
ing, and trembling, to his bosom and,
are we not right in draping the" cur
But little remains to be told. Vil
llers did not die, but is now a Federal
Officer, ruling a village In the South.
But did Estelle marry Harry? On
the- day of 1867, surrounded
by the usual quantity of tasty lace,
funcy bridesmaids, and admiring
friends, Estelle placed her hand in
Harry's and accented 1dm as her
guide through life.
MAT-DAY HOXO. '
AitriAZfdBD roa SCHOOL cklkbbatioks.
A happy time pleasant May,
With rose all so' brtpht ami gay.
Ho wonderwedo love I to play
Upou Mils May-day morning.
So here we go 'round the merry' f nv-pole,
And here we go 'round the merry ii ay-pole,
Uo here we go 'round the merry ilay-pule
i9w vttnjr ju tuu juuriiiug,
, .. U , , , ,,.
Our teachers who, hot h good and kind, '
To give us May-day were Inclined,
Their pleasant faces with us rtntl
Upon tilts May-day morning. ,
Dear friends nnd parents, we, yon see,
Are gathered 'round this merry May-tree,
iu iHugo mm jiik, mm nnvo oar giee
Upon tills Muy-siuy murulngj
And when another year rolls 'rottnd, . .
May We all with Joyful heart 1st fourid,
To make the woods and hills resound
With a sotig ou that merry day morning'.
And nrrW nnto the throne above.
We raise onr sweetest note of love;
May we faithful to our Savior provo,
And rest at lust in Heaven.
This Is a subject In which every cit
izen should feel a deep interest. Great
praise Is due to those patriotic men by
whose skill and sedulous care the
quulities of fruii have been so vastly
improved. And yet, after a widely
extended investigation, tlie writer is
convinced that about In the same ra
tio In which tho fruit has been Im
proved, the thrift and duration of
most kinds or fruit trcct have been
retrograded. This is the well-known
and lamentable fact from the James
river to the Indian border, westward.
und from tho Everglades to tho high
What the cause Or the various cause
of their deterioration may la, and
what tho remedies and preventives.
demands tho most thoughtful observ
ance. Here science nligiit well afford
to extend her accumulated stores of
knowledge. The skill and experience
gathered during thepast and fhepres-'
cut age, in our own and other coun
tries, should ue put in requisition, it
might lo well to visit tho revolution
ary orchurdss-examino the localities:,
the soil, the early rearing, and the
general treatment of those veteran
trees, from one to two feet In dlarrteter,
and canuitle of bearing each a arood
supply for a household 1 Such sights
we Mint 1 1 seldom, ir ever, again see
unless the causes of rrlodcrri ilecnV be
discovered and counteracted.
Where tret's are found that have for
a long time tsirue. fruit. It Is impor
tant to ascertalif. 1st Whether they
are native grow'tli. or have been matt
ed. 2d. At what distance planted
from each other whether c)(smj
enough to shade the ground densely
or alliirded full diffusion of With sun
shine and brediest Mi Whether the
grounds among them have been ont
tivuted as crop lands, or left general IV
undiaiuroeu, a is tne case wun
forest trees.. 4th. Whether ma
nures have been added ; If so, what
kinds. 6th. Whether sheep, hogs and
noultrv have had access to tne or
chards; or, htivoheen rinsed against
tnem. mil. wnemer mm irees sur
rounded by Jotext prnwlh have not
been more tenacious of life than t hose
exposed tho whole day to the burning
sunshine. 7th. Whether a mixture
of several different kinds of fruit
trees apples, cherries, plums, pears,
poaches, figs and apricots has not
been found deleterious to lwth the trees
and their products. 8th. Whether
stimulating ninntire do not hasten
decay. 9th. Whether It is not true
that ine richer and more luscious tne
fruit, the sooner Is the tree exhausted.
The object of these queries Is to
elicit thought and promote research.
A single Incident trt'len leads to the
establishment of a great general truth.
An example of this kind once occur
red A farmer. In biilldlnir his hoir nen
jtcorms. But the question might be
asked, was It the hog or the null ;
the one eparutelr. or the two con
jointly ? Scrutator, in Atlanta ( Oa.)
Ho?f. Wm. Rivks died at hi real
' dene at Castle Hill, Virginia, yes-
' SAfety or DrtlVlsrth.su i
Thfj 'iofldori 77mV of the tfth ultr
Aorrtahni the followirig letter from Sir'.
Roderick i. Murchlson, rresWent of
the Huyal Geographical SAdcly :
7b the FAitdr at th Timejt-i
fff-f have Jrwt received a letter from
r. JAjrK, at mmmri dated Febru
ary 4, In which he announces the ar
rival or tho Arab rrrewrfoer JJuiuIukl,'
so long exiMX'ted, who brought with
him dispatches and letters from Dr.,'
Livingstone himself. The following
is a very brier fllmtraict of I)r, Kirk's
long letter, which will Is? read before?
the ltoyal Geographical Society at
their next meeting on tlie ,27th inat,
before which time I trust that the dis
patclie' thciriselvea will hate reached
The In font) at ton tHvir' received com
rflcteiy confirms the account of tho
i roifte taken by Dr. IJvlngxtotie round
the softthern end of lake Nyassa,
' which was t "rouglrt home fry tile IJv
iingstone Search Expedition. It np
; p'eurif that our great traveler proceeded
inorthxttrd at a long distance to tho
west of the lake: arid In courso of
time arrived at tjoblsa, formerly ae
thickly inhabited town, but now al
most deserted. In these elevated
hinds', covered with humid forests and
destitute of game, the party suffered
much from hrfngor ? but on approach
ing the southern extremity of Luko
Tanganyika they readied Mauka in
.At Wr.Mtoi n..,i n I urli.w.fl.AM.i.nu
j wjc it v .1 m . " it ill , nimriiHio . ,.-,
't . a
aounuunce or came nnd tkxi, and
where they recovered their strength.
It wiw here that Livingstone met
with the trailing caravans from Zan
stjbari and delivered the letters to
Bunilukl, wlto has had them twelve
months in his poHxewdon.
I.cllable Information has also bean,
received at Zanzibar of the arrival of
Livingstone at UJIJh half way along
the liuke Tanganyika, where; it 1
Satisfactory to know, prof Islons, stores
and letters sent from England and
Zanzibar have long been waiting for
The deaf ami definite proofs .ob
tained by the bout expedition to Lake
Nyassa, under the command of Mr.
Young, quite satisfied most of my
country men that I had Judged rightly
in adopting-the belief that the whole
story of thsJ murder of Dr. Living-
stone was a fulsctujod; But since then
many have doubted the possibility of
my dear friend cYer coming allro out
of the heart of Africa. .
With our present cheering Informa
tlon every one mny, now( however
enjoy with mo tho prospect of oncd
more Welcoming David Llvfifgs'tono'
on his return to an admiring Country
, I am youf oledient servant, ,
RODERICK t. MURCHISON.
Royal Geographical Society, Apr. St
The Dropping- of Orsunt VrgetL
Mr. Halstcad writes to the Com
ttiorciat, front Washington!, that soma
of the Radicals contemplate and urge"
the dropping of Grant at tho Chicago
Convention, and tho substitution or
Ben Wade ft, the candidate in hla
place. Their line of argument Uthust
given: : . ...
"Grant has been" virtually nomi
nated fur some months; It is plain
that his apparent candidacy haa
not been productive of the slight
est popular enthusiasm. He has not'
added a particle of strength to tlie
Republican party In any quarter. Ou
the contrary, tlie surface indications
have not been good for some weeks.
The Connecticut and Chicago elcc
tioris are not encouraging; The tldng
to do is to make timely change in
our leadership, The presentation of
Orant to the country and hts failuro
before the Convention is a fortunate
circumstance if we are wise enough
to improve it to tho utmosti There is
but one way to Iniprove It, and that is
K. Wadd Is the only man who can be
that candidate. Let us teiae tliu op
portunity add save the country. " .
There Is no doubt, now, that Grant
is the weakest man the Radical cuil
('hM and Impeachment.
Tho Washington correspondent ot
the Chicago Timet mukes tlie follow
ing statement hi regard to Chiuf-Jus-
tice Chase. He says:
"And writing of Judge Chase re
minds me that, a few evenings since,
a gentleman had a conversation witli
him on the subject or impeachment.
In that conversation tho Judge char
Octerlfted impeachment as one of the
gravest mistake ev(T made by the
itepubllcan party. He also sum tnac
Mr. Lincoln had violated the Consti
tution of tlio Uiiit-d States many
more times than Mr. Johnson, yot
no one talked of Impeaching him.
But the Chief-justlee is now the best
abused man in the Republican party,
by Republicans themselves. As an
exception, however, JehU Baker says)
ho has acted nobly in the trial, and
that he Is proud of tho man."
The Columbus (6.) Journdt tells
tho following' of General Sherman :
"At one of the CorineCtlrtit towns,
where ho was brought out on the plat
form to besocii by fellow-citizens, Just
before the train left heohserved a tall,
awkward hsiking fellow approaching .
tho cars, el Ixiwing the crowd In tho
most exciting manner, and bellowing,
'Sherman I (Sherman I don't you know
mo?' Tho General liitlnluUxl that
lie did not, at the moment, recognize ,
III questioner as a familiar acquuln- .
tunce. Don't you remember, down
In Georgia, stopping one day on th
march where there waa a crowd of
fellows looking on ataehlcken fight?"
The General laughed. Yes. he did re
member. Well.' said the fellow, With
a grin of ineflable satlsfactiou and
modest triumph, 1 that Was tliy ru ,
ter what whipped."
Tn a Boston Adverthet give a diss
mal howl. "Our ears attend tlio
cry," only a little more of It might
reach the Radical rascul Who are ut'
tempting to make their1 government
from the ruin of ours. The Adver
titer say I ''The factories areclos
ing, or running at a loss, Shipyard
are Idle. Mechanics out of Wtrrh '
Depression universal, industry dy
ing. Men of enterprise know hot
which way to turn." Lut them turn
in lite right direction, and send Rod
lcalism "limping away."
Tim Fbitit Chop. Tlie fruit Orort
at the West, so tar, la said to be sub-
tantlally safe. The lattf flurry of
snow and frout was aup4ed to havo
destroyud the germ, but a a general
tldng they ewai-ed, because not far
enough advauotsi to be nipped lu tho
Tlio Chicago Timet, (Dora.) tell ,
the following story i " What do you
think of lmis'iichment? said a gen- '
tluman to a Radical, a (light or two-
ago. "W ell, I'll urn you. n s line .
the boy who was digging IMS woou--.
chuck like 1.1ua A man who waa
passing Intpilred, What are ym do
ing, boy ' 'Dlglii' f a woodl huek.'
' Ym don't eapwet t get him, u ycai? j
'Yes, ime,ly ! I must have, Uhix, .
we're out ol meat '.' "