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A a and 11 n sits In her great anno hair ; almy swet la the Kit spring a r. Through the Uttlced, lilac shadowed pan She tnk to the 01 iir i beyond the Une. Aii'l i'C g' wn of i worn n'a ltvn As It flutters a out in ihe wind'- cais. M that child la glad aa the day ia long Her lover la coining, her Ufe'a a song!" Up from the orchard's Ho weir bloom Kloat fragrance faiut to the dark'ning room Where grandma dreama till a tender grace And a softer light steal into her face. For once again she is young and fair, And twiulug rosea in her hair; Once again blithe as the lark above, She ia only a girl, and a girl la love! The years drop from her their weary pain; She is claaped in her lover's arms agalm! Tbe last faint glimmers of daylight die, Htars tremble out of the purple sky. Ire Dora Hits up the garden path, Sadly afraid of grandma's wrath. With red-rose cheeks and flying hair She nestles down by the old arm tirandma, Dick says, may we may I" Tbe faltering voloe grows atrangely ahy. But graudma preee the little hand: "Yea, my dearie. I understand! He may have you, darling I" Not all in Tain Did grandma dream abe waa a girl again! . J She gently twiated a ahlnlng curl: "Au, me! ibe philosophy of a girl! Take tbe world' treasures, its noblest, beet And love will outweigh all tbe reit !" And through the caaeineut the moonlight cold Streams on two heads one gray, one gold. MARY WAS DEEP. May 6, 1880. I am neither nervous nor hysterical, but at this moment I am sorry that I have mislaid my smelling-salts. A man a young man a young man said to be good-looking has been admitted here into this house, and is actually unpacking his portman teau in the room over my head! And tnis is a boarding-house for girl stu dents; and he has been admitted by Mrs. Williams, our landlady and my old friend! I am afraid that I shall sleep badly to-night; and I have tlve chapters of Roman history to prepare for my class to-morrow. It was Jane who said he was good-looking; she took his portmanteau in from the cab. Is this a matter on which Jane is compe tent to give an opinion ? May 7. I did sleep badly; and my analysis of the motives which led Csar to attempt the conquest of the Britons was not so clear as 1 could have wished it to be. But I am better now, for I have heard the whole story. The gen tleman, whose arrival and admission into this house last night produced in me, and indeed in all of us, such an ex treme degree of astonishment, is Mr. Arthur Lindsay. It seems that he has known Mrs. Williams ever since he was a boy at school; aud she says that she feels Hi e a mother to him. She is in the habit of saying that she feels like a mother to us girls; but that is a differ ent thing. I have known several young gentlemen since they were boys at school; but 1 don't feel like a mother to them, and I am sure they don't feel like sons to roe. We heard all about it 1 should say "him" at breakfast this morning. Mrs. Williams was down first as usual, and Lola Brown was down last as usual; and Mrs. Williams had to begin again to please her. (If Lola wouldn't lie in bed so long in the morning we should be better friends.) Mrs. Williams says that Mr. Lindsay arrived here at half past ten last night from tbe East India Docks, having come straight from the ship Wellington (a good subject for an essay for my class "The Tactics of Wellington and the Tactics of Wolse ley,") of which he is First Lieutenant. He lived with Mrs. Williams and her husband six years ago, before he went to sea; and arriving in London, hers was the lirst house he thought of. He knew nothing of the change that had come over her establishment; that is to say, he knew nothing of us. We are the "change." There were no female students when Mr. Lindsay boarded with Mrs. Williams. Mrs. Williams was astonished to see Mr. Lindsay; Mr. Lindsay was astonished to hear of us; we were astonished to hear of Mr. Lindsay. It seems that we are all astonish ed. When Mr. Arthur Linsday said that he had come to stay with Mr. Wil liams, Mrs. Williams said it was im possible. She explained to m the sit uation. She said that she now receiv ed only lady boarders; that all her boarders, except one, who was a lady , tutor, were students of Queen Anne's College; that all of them were pretty she told us she said 'all:') and that he was certain neither the parents of the girls nor tbe Principal of the College would be at all pleased to knoVv that she had admitted a gentle man as a permanent boarder among them. Lola Brown asked what color Mr. Lindsay's hair was; and 1 asked Lola Brown if she had finished her French exercise. Mrs. Williams, resuming after this interruption, said that Mr. Lindsay eauarht at the word "permanent" al most before it was out of her mouth, and said, Oh, but I sha'n't be 'perma nent.' I have only two months' leave; in nine weeks t must be on board again! Do take me in, dear Mrs. Wil liams, for nine weeks. I need see nothing of the ladies, and they need see nothing of me; and wbat could possibly happen in nine weeks?" Ethel Austin demurred to the first part of the last sentence; and Lola Brown said "a great deal" could happen in nine weeks?" She said that her Aunt Sarah had married her I 'tide George in six weeks, and separated from him in three. Lucy Fair said that Lola's aunt Sarah and uncle George ought to have known better: and Lola asked Lucy, rather irrele vantly, as I thought, whether her grandmother waa still alive. The end of it all was, dear," said Mrs. Williams, "that I consented to take him in. You see it is only for nine weeks after all, and I have always felt like a mother to him. He will have a little bedroom at the top of the house, and will use the small library rr a sitting-room. He will take his meals alone, and will be in hardly at all during the day. I shall have a wire blind fastened across the window of the atudv which overlooks tbe little The vol. m. room; aud you had better, 1 think. say nothing about Mr. Lindsay at the college." Mrs. Williams says that Mr. Lind say is better looking than when he went away. May 11. Ought I to tell Miss Grin- die t Miss Gnndle, as principal of the college; and responsible to some extent for the surroundings of the students, not only in class, but at home, would, I am afraid, object peremptorily and decidedly to Mrs. Williams' new board er, fehe would take it as no excuse that Mrs. Williams had known Mr. Lindsay "since he was a boy," and was prepared to vouch for the gentlenianli- ness of his couduct at all times and in all places. Indeed, I am not at all sure that she would not decline to listen to any reasoning on the subject, but would bring matters to a head at once, and give Mrs. Williams the alternative of losing or retaining the girls and my self, and, with us, her lucrative connec tion with the college, by losing or re taining Mr. Arthur Lindsay. But is there, in actual fact, so far as I myself can see, any danger to be apprehended from this gentleman's remaining nine weeks among us i I do not know. To be sure, Mr. Lindsay himself, expecting a negative answer, asked, "What could possibly happen in nine weeks?" But I can't help remembering Lola Brown's reply about the ill-considered union of her ridiculous Aunt Sarah and Uncle George. Let me think, now, who we are here, and what quantity of possible self-control and proper feminine digni ty there is contained among us. I, Susan Flinn, aged twenty-tive,lady professor of mathematics and ancient history, and tolerably good-looking, am certainly safe. Miss Grindle has noth ing to fear from me. Mary Meryon, aged twenty-three, student of Queen Anne s college pretty in a quiet way, hard-working, undemonstrative, and reserved and also, I think, perfectly safe. Oh yes, yes, dear Mary is per fectly safe. She has told me herself that the majority of the gentlemen she has met are not attracted to her, and indeed that she herself uses no arts to attract them. She says she is wholly wrapped up in her work; and I believe her. No, if there is trouble in this house it will not be with Mary. Ethel Austin, student, aged nineteen. Ethel is a nice, pretty, and attractive, but also a good girl. Ethel says her self that she -'likes fun;" and 1 know that her boy cousins never think their holidays have really begun until she has joined them. But Ethel is not at all free with strangers, and would, I am convinced, do nothing clandestine ly. Any man who meets her must like Ethel: but if he intends love-making he must be open and honest about it. But she is susceptible; I am a little fearful of Ethel. I will keep near to Ethel. Lola Brown, student, aged seven teen; Lola's a litte rogue. She would flirt with any one. I am not sure that she does not still keep up a kind of se cret correspondence with a male cousin who has been forbidden her father's house: and she shocked me once in church by whispering that the curate, a most exemplary young man, as I be lieve was making eyes at her all through the sermon. It is quite lik ely that Lola was making eyes at the cu rate; but, from the manner in which he has several times spoken to me at Sunday-school, I suspect the curate of more taste and propriety than to make eyes at her. Lola is most certainly to be feared. She told Mrs. Williams once at dinner that she would marry any one over fifteen; and the way she uses those wicked blue eyes of hers when ever we are out walking gives me rea son to be thankful that I am not her mother. I had to deprive her of her class in Sunday-school after the first day's teaching; for she discarded tbe parable of the Prodigal Son, which was the subject of the lesson, and kept the little boys in fits of laughter with one of her absurd stories about two cats called Romeo and Juliet, which belong ed to her and Sarah. Should there ev er be any reason to regret the admis sion of Mr. Arthur Lindsay into this house, I fear that it will be in great part provided by Lola Brown. Nevertheless, I will not tell Miss Grindle, at least not yet. Nine weeks will soon pass, and I will keep near to Ethel and watch Lola. May 18. It is a week to-day since Mr. Lindsay came into the house, and nothing has transpired to induce me to alter my resolve of not acquainting Miss Grindle with circumstance. We have none of us seen him. Lola does not disguise her impatience, but I lose no opportunity of reproving her. May 15. Lola Brown, as fate of her own determination would have it, has been the first of us to see Mr. Arthur Lindsay. She met him on the stairs when coming down, more late than ever, to breakfast this morning. Ethel questioned her eagerly, and she vouch safed the following description: "Light hair, five feet ten. and jolly, I tell you.' At dinner this eveuing Lola appeared in a new necktie of extravagant color. which-she was bold enough to tell Mrs Williams was her "war color." To us in private she makes no scruple of her intentions to "go for" our geatieman boarder. Mrs. Williams and I took her apart privately and reasoned witli her. We showed her what was due to herself as a young lady of name, posi tion. and tender years; to the great college of which she was a student; to Mrs. William's establishment, which, for the time being, was her home, and to Mr. Lindsay, whose affections were, perhaps, engaged elsewhere, or who might be a gentleman easy to be - en snared by girlish wiles. We urged her to think of her aged grandmother (her nearest living relative, alas!) and of the unfort unate nuptials or her Aunt a rah. She seemed touched, and prem Owosso Times. OWOSSO, ised to put away the flaming neck handkerchief. But we had no sooner ended than she ran to the window, and looked down the street after Dr. Dicks who lives opposite, and whom she de clares to be in love with her. I asked her where was her modesty, for this gentleman has gray hairs and sevei children. May 22. Yesterday, for the first time since his arrival, Mr. Lindsay made one at our little six o clock din ner party. The arrangement agreed upon dn the night of his coming was that, whenever he did not dine away. he should be served by Jane in the lit tle library, which, when at home, he uses as a sitting room. Break Cast he takes with us.for he is generally a late riser and he is seldom at home at our lunch hour in the middle of the day. But yes terday it chanced that he came in unexpectedly while we were at dinner, wanting his own dinner in a hurry; and Mrs. Williams hardly thinking, as she afterwards said, what she was do ing, made a hasty and smiling apology to us, that she had "known Mr. Lindsay since he was a boy," and told Jane to request him to step down and take din ner with us. He came at once, and was seated next to Lola, who said after dinner that she , 'would have given three weeks' pocket money to have had on her aesthetic dress pale green, with blue spots. Mr. Lindsay was in troduced to us all, and there was a mo mentary confusion occasioned by our rising to bow to nim. Mr. .Lindsay said some polite commonplaces in a pleasant, genial manner, and turned to talk with Lola, between whom and hiins If, he said, there had already been an intormal introduction in another place. By and by the conversation be came general, and I endeavored to ob tain an opinion from Mr. Lindsay on the relative merits of the ancient and modern methods of naval warfare. His acquaintance with the battles of antiquity seemed, I must say, a little imperfect, and he was less interested by my account of the part played by the Persian tieet in the battle of Ther mopylae than by Lola's relation of an engagement with wash tubs, in which she, her brother Tom, and her cousin Edward had once taken part on a pond at the bottom of her father's garden. Mr. Lindsay seemed almost entirely engrossed with Lola. Mary Meryon took the very smallest part in the con versation, and did not once address herself to Mr. Lindsay. But I noticed that he looked at her several times, and handed her the bread twice. May 25. During the geography lec ture at college to-day, Lola Brown be ing asked the height of the Chimborazo mountains, replied promptly, "Five feet ten!" May 29. Mr. Lindsay has dined with us twice since his first appearance at our dinner-table. Hemakes himself agreeable to each of us in turn; and in this, 1 think, shows both breeding and sense. Lola persists in it that he gives signs of being, as she vulgarly puts it, 'gone upon her; but beyond his seem ing to be always very much amused by her stories, I do not see that she has reason for claiming partiality in his conduct to her. He -and I get on most pleasantly, and he has borrowed my Grecian History to gain a clearer in sight into the proceedings of the Per sian and Grecian fleets at the bat tie of Thermopylae. I am sure there is not the least necessity for me to speak to Miss Grindle. May 30. I am amused by Mary. She sticks as closely to her books as ever she did, and seems as determined as al ways to secure a high place at midsum mer. But away from lessons she is never tired of bantering Ethel and Lola on the subject of Mr. Lindsay. Ethel doesn't like it, because she does like Mr. Lindsay at least, I think so and she is, I feel sure, one of those girls who would never suffer an affair of the affections, however slight, to become a subject of badinage. Lola, on the oth er band, is delighted, and adds sugges tions of her own to Mary's, which would give matters a serious color, if one could be persuaded to see a shade of the serious in anything in which Lola was concerned. But I must talk to Lola again, for I do Dot think that in such a matter as this even jesting should be carried too far. Of the three girls, Mary alone seems not the least fluttered by the entry of this male bird into our little dove-cot Lola says that Mary is "deep," but I believe she is merely indifferent. Mary and I, when alone, never talk of Mr. Lindsay . But then, we have always so many other things to talk about . June 6. Mr. Lindsay is now a reg ular attendant at our family table in the evening. At fiist he made excuses as that he wanted dinner in a hurry and the like ; but lie now obeys the bell as punctually as any one of us, and no longer thinks it necessary to oner ex planation or excuse fer his appearance I am bound to say that nenner expla nation or excuse is looked for. I take a curious interest in noting his manner in addressing us. He talks to me as he talks to Mis. Williamh, quite withaut hesitation or circumlocution, and gen erally commences with a question. Mary and he, when they talk, are al most invariably engaged in a brisk wordy duel. They spar continually, and only stop short of downright hos- t ilities. Hut I observe that he delers t her, and generally manages to come off worst in their rhetorical encounters Also I noticed that Mary does not seem to be more excited when talking with him than when she argues with any of us. To Lola, Mr. Lindsay speaks with more than confidence. His manner to her is buoyant, gay and almost pre sumptuous. He addresses her as I could fancy him addressing a bosom mm nan ion of his own sex. All his MICH., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1882. jokes are directed at her, ami he spares no pains in trying to draw her out, that he may see her at her gayest. When he speaks to Ethel it is in a softer and gentler tone, and his whole manner seems changed. She also watches his conversation closely, and brightens sensibly when it is addressed to her. But other responses, though cordial, have always in them something of re serve. June 8. Lola is really too foolish. In the study this afternoon 1 picked up a piece of paper that had fallen from her blotting pad, on which she had been making a variety of calculations rela tive to the cost of furnishing houses, and in one corner were some pencil memoranda, among them being one to the effect that "deal-topped tables, with mahogany legs, would do very well tor the tirst year." 1 am told also that she has secreted in her bed-room a copy of the House Register, and has set a peu- cil-mark against an advertisement of a "small unfurnished house, in a subur ban district, suitable tor a young mar ried couple." She says she brought away the paper from her aunt Sarah, with whom she took tea a few nights ago. r or myseii l do not at all approve of a young girl's visitinif a relative who was separated from her husband in three weeks. June 14. I do really begin to fear that matters in this house are assuming a somewhat serious complexion. Mr. Lindsay now makes a point of attend ing every meal; and Lola says she should be ill if he were to miss dinner. have had to get Mrs. Williams to speak again to Lola; but I cannot ask her to speak to any one else, although a word of counsel and advice is, 1 fear, needed elsewhere. Less work is got through in the study than was being done a fortnight ago, although we are a fortnight nearer to the examinations. Why is it that, within the last few days, Mary seems to have avoided me, while she and Lola have more than once been on the verge of an open quar rel r Ethel does not look at all well. iiid her usually sweet disposition has undergone a visible change. Mr. Lind say has taken to frequenting the study, and has met Ethel and Lola more tiian once in their afternoon walk. If he really has a preference for any one of them, why does be not avow it? But he is attentive to each, and, so far as one may judge, to none more than to another. Yetterday, just as I entered. he left the study, in which I found Mary alone. Mrs. Williams and 1 have spoken together, and both agree that it well his leave will expire within two weeks. Still, there has been, so far as I and Mrs. Williams have seen, nothing that could be called love-mak ing; but though we have discovered no cause, the effects are unmistakable. Mrs. Williams will not speak to Mr. Lindsay without positive reason of complaint, but ought not 1 to speak to Miss Grindle? June 18. To-day Mr. Lindsay has taken Ethel and Lola on a visit of in spection to his ship Wellington. It has been arranged that we should all go, out an unexpected engagement with my class detained me, and Mrs. Williams (who however, very unwise ly, as 1 thought, was unwilling to let the, visit be postponed) was confined to her room with a severe attack of neuralgia a complaint from which, I am sorry to say, she is a constant sufferer. At the last moment Mary excused herself on the ground that she was late with her English essay. When Lola heard of Mary's refusal she made use of a slang expression which my brother Charlie is in the habit of em ploying when skeptically inclined to ward anything that is told him. She ejaculated "Walker! June 19. Lola, after coming home, told me that she managed to get sep arated from the others on board the ship, and that while she was lost among "forecastles and binnacles and things Ethel and Mr. Lindsay were alone together for an hour. June 21. I will tell Miss Grindle to-morrow. A scene occurred here this evening which spoke for itself that the present state of things ougit not to continue. Ethel had said at breakfast that she was going with a friend of her mother to a concert at St. James' Hall in the evening; and ac cordingly, at dinner, Mr. Lindsay ap peared with a handful of hothouse flowers, which he begged to be allowed to make into a bouquet for her. Ethel had hardly said, with a smile and a blush, that she would be very pleased to accept them, when Lola, without a word ot warning, got up quickly from the table, and ran Out of the room. Ethel took the flowers and went to the concert Mr. Linsday complimenting her on her appearance as he handed her into a hansom. Going to search for Lola, I found her in her room sitting on a low chair, with her heels on the dressing-tahle, sobbing violently. I ought to have scolded her, and did make the attempt, but she cried so passionately that I was flrst obliged to comfort her and dry her tears. By way of rousing her, I told her of an engagement she had made with her aunt Sarah for that evening, but she utterly refused to go out, and was disrespectful enough to speak of her aunt Sarah as an "old fool. It was late before I had brought her to a rea sonable frame of mind. Yes, I will certainly tell Miss Grindle to-morrow. June 22. I had no sooner left Lola last evening, and returned to the study, than Mr. Lindsay came to give me back the History of Greece I had lent him. He staid for half an hour, and we talk ed the whole time about the battle of Thermopylae. He seemed to me more animated, earnest and interested than I had seen him before, and gave a most intelligent opinion on the conduct of Leonidas in that memorable engage ment. On going away we shook hands, and he said that it was a genuine pleas ure for him to talk on any subject with one whose mind was well-informed and impressionable. I thought of this after he had gone, for he seemed in what he said to have let a new light in upon his own char acter. He has always shown himself pleased to talk to me, and he seemed at his best last night, when we talked uninterruptedly alone. May it be that, while he enjoys a laugh with Lola, he finds a higher enjoyment in rational and intellectual converse? There is a point in the character of Leonidas I think I could make more clear to him. I should like to pursue the subject. I will lend him the History of Greece again. It would be a pity that he should go yet. I will not speak to Miss Grindle at least not until I have ex plained to him that point in the char acter of Leonidas. June 26. It is nine hours since the ceremony was finished; but my hand still trembles while I write, that Mr. Lindsay was married this morning, in the presence of Mr. and Mrs. Williams to Mary Mtiryonl Lola was right; Mary is deep. For surprise on the top of surpiise this turns out to be not a six weeks' love match, but the completion of ;,n affair of seven years' standing. They were engaged before ever he went to sea; and he came here never knowing whom he was to lind; and they knew each other the moment they mt, when he entered the room, that night he lirst dined with us! Nay, she knew him before, when his name was told us by Mrs. Williams. And yet not a word to any of us from either of them. Jok ing witli Lola, tender with Ethel, ear nest with me about Thermopylae; and vlary silent all the while, e-iger only to finish her English essay. And not ev en to ask us to the wedding!- -but per haps that was kind. Mrs Williams, too, only to be told last night when wanted, with Mr, Williams, to be pres ent as witnesses at the ceremony! Mary, who kept her own counsel, and when she did speak only jested with Ethel and Lola, balancing their chances of success, giving herself the humble role of looker-on Mary is at this mo ment Mrs. Arthur Lindsay! I believe I was the first to offer my congratulation, and tbat I offered them with becoming heartiness. Little Ethel followed me, and if the task was any thing of a hard one to her, her manner did not show it. Mrs. Williams has succumbed to excitement and neural gia. Mr. Williams sits in the lower regions, chuckling frequently; and, un der the stimulating influence of tobac co, becomes communicative to Jane on the subject of his own engagement to Mrs. Williams. Jane, prophetic after the event, takes credit to herself for having long ago assured every one that "this was what it was a coming to." Lola foolish little Lola has locked herself into her bedroom, and is mak ing strange noises with the furniture upon the floor. I have tried to reason with her from the other side of the door, but she only answers through the keyhole, between her sobs, that "she knew Mary was deep." I am afraid my sleep will be broken again to-night, and (as happened, I think, on the evening I made my first entry on this matter) I have to prepare for my Grecian history class to-morrow; and 1 have mislaid my smelling salts again. A Novel Canal Boat. A novelty in canal boats has recently beei con itruoted at Wiscasset, M, after de signs devised by the owner, who claims to hold patents for the design in thn United Stalis and England. It is de signed to be used on canals without injuring the banks ; it is a simple struc ture measuring 62 feet long and 20 feet wide. It is three feet in depth and draws 17 inches of water. It isdriven entirely by air, a Hoots blower No. 4 being used, the latter operated by an eight horse-power engine. The air is forced down a central shaft to the bot tom, where it is deflected, and, being coniined between keels, uasses back ward and upward, escaping at the stern through an orifice 19 feet, wide, so as to form a sort of air wedge between the boat and the surface of the water. The force with which the air strikes the water is what propels it. The boat has a speed of four miles an hour, but re quires a 35-horse-power engine to de velop its full capabilities. Two thousand pounds of opium, valued at about $20,000 were smuggled from the steamer Tokio to the San Francisco water front last week, direct ly under the noses of a captain and ten inspectors who had been warned that such an adventure was on foot. Be fore the opium could be landed, how ever, it was pounced upon by two offi cers who had been detailed to patrol the water front, and each of them will get about $9,000 for 1 is night's work one-third the value of the prize. Peo ple interested in such matters are now trying to ascertain what the Custom House officers on board the Tokio were doing while nearly a t M of opium was being lowered oyer the side of the ship According to the London Lancet deaths from chloi il are becoming com mon in Great Britain. The diug is employed as a soporific, mid on itccouut of sleeplessness the person using it takea an overdose and falls ash t-p to wake no more. The latest use of nit i -glycerine to make a one per cent, solution, mois ten cotton with it, and put the latter in a decayed tooth, I his is said to ef factually relieve the ache. NO. 38. THE TRIAL OF GUITEAU. OUITEAU'8 DAT. Guiteau made his address to the Jury uu ociiuiuay, uoiiuiuuing ai u j. a. in. He spoke, sitting in a chair ,not that he was airaid to stand up, but wanted to take it easy. He read from manuscript, as follows: The prosecution pretend that I am a wicked man, Mr. Scoville and the rest think I am a lunatic, and I presume you think 1 am. I certainly was a lunatic July 2, when I fired on the President and the American people generally, and I presume you think I was. Can you imagine anything more insane than. my going to the depot and shooting the President of the United States? Yu are here to' say whether I was sane or insane at the moment I fired that shot. You have nothing tc do with my condition before or since that shot was fired. You must say by your verdict, "Sane or insane at the moment that shot was fired." If von have any doubt of my sanity at that moment you must give me the benefit of that doubt and acquit; that is if you have any doubt whether I fired that shot, or as an agent of Deity. If I fired it on my own account I was sane. If 1 tired it supposing myself an agent of the Deity I was insane, and you must acquit. This is the law as given in a recent decision of the New York court of appeals. It revolutionizes the old rules, and is a grand step forward in the law of insanity. It is worthy this age of railroads, electricity and tele phones, and it well comes from the progressive state of New York. I have no hesitation in saying that it is a spe cial providence in my favor, and I ask this court and jury so to consider it. Some eminent people of America think me the greatest man of this age, and this feeling is growing. They believe in my inspiration and that Providence and I have really saved the nation from another war. My speech setting forth in detail my defense was telegraphed to all the leading papers and published Monday morning and I am permitted by his honor to deliver it to you. Alter an introduction, thanking his counsel, and making acknowledgments to court, jury, bailiffs and the American press, he proceeded to read to the jury the speech' already published. He read in a manner apparently free from ex citement, until he came to the remark, "I have always served the Lord, and whether I live or die" his voice fal tered but he soon regained composure. lie described with dramatic effect the taking off of the President. He affected great solemnity, when he leaned for ward and said to the jury, "I tell you, gentlemen, just as sure as there is a God in heaven if you harm a hair of my head this nation will go down in blood. You can put my body in the grave but there will be a day of reck-' oning." In the most natural manner imagin able Guiteau explained again that the reason he did not "take Garfield away two weeks before he did, was because he had no authority to remove Mr. Gar field. "When the time did come," he said, in an airy tone "I removed him gently and gracefully. Jan. 24. Before Judge Porter had proceeded any length of time with his argument to-day Guiteau interrupted by calling him a wine-bibber, and as serted that Attorney General Mac Veagh did not think him guilty "Then," said Judge Porter, "when I tel you, gentlemen of the jury, that Mac- Veagh himself told me his wish and that of the president and cabinet, you may judge whether Mac Veagh dipped his hands in Garfield's blood." Porter said if the attorney general sent him word to stop the trial he would be as dumb as the dead Garfield or as his murderer would be when the court had pronounced the sentence which would follow the verdict. Porter paid attention to people charged by Guiteau and his counsel as resp onsible for the death of Garfield, reading the list of each, including the president, ex-president and Mrs. Gar field, Mr. Blaine and Senator Conkling, John H. Noyes and the prisoner's own father and relatives, and the press of the country. He ridiculed the attempt to drag in the Chicago convention, and said the man whose blistered tongue made the charge murdered Garfield as be would a calf. Porter eulogized the records of Grant and Conkling and Arthur as stainless. Porter continued that Arthur was not made president by Guiteau's act, but by votes of the people would have been president if Gai field had trod upon an orange peel, fallen and killed himself. but instead he trod on a rattlesnake aud the snake worked his destruction. Porter then denied the statement that Garfield had said after being shot that his murderer was irresponsible because insane, and proceeded to show that he did say to Mrs. Edson that he could never pardon a man Tor such a crime. Porter commented on the conduct ot the prisoner in court and said no men present feared death as he did. Porter proceeded to recall the ruling of the court regarding the responsibil ity of the assassin at the time of the shooting, and argued that if he knew the difference between right and wrong he was under the law responsible. Mr. Porter said, qn the question of responsibility: "Gentlemen, if I went no farther, do you believe that this man's brain was diseased? I deal with nothing else now. Was his brain dis eased ? and did the disease come and go according to whether President Gar field went out alone or went out with his wife, or went out with his children, or went to the Soldier' Home, or went It the railroad depot. Do you believe that the right remedy for disease of the brain is to make six weeks' prepara tion for assassination, and that shoot ing another man through tbe spine U a cure for the disease 1 That is the case as the prisoner makes it out" The Prisoner "If i were president of the United States and had ruined the Republican party, as Garfield had, ugi to oe snot. That is my opinion t about that, and is the opinion of a ,'ieat many people, too." In the course of his further argu- " out rorver rererreu to me prisoner s divorced wife as a woman who had loved him. The Prisoner "I did not love her. was a one-sided affair." Mr. Porter "The woman who mar ried him" The Prisoner "That was a swindle Mr. Porter "The woman who slept with him" The Prisoner "Sometimes she did and sometimes she did not." Mr. Porter "The woman who bor rowed for him and who gave the earn ings of her industry to furnish him with money which he spent on street pro stitutes " The Prisoner "That is a liu Rnd big one." Mr. Porter "The woman whoaadlr- orce was secured by his orocurement by all sort of deceit, meanness and ignominy The Prisoner "I had no business to marry her at all." Mr. Porter "He and his prostitute were witnesses to aidhim in removing his wife." The Prisoner "All that hnnni ten years ago and has nothing to do wiin inis case. Mr. Porter went on to arame against the claim of the prisoner's insanity and wuue ne was looKing ior an extract in the testimony, the prisoner took ad vantage of the pause and said: "This stives me time to sav that I am in receipt of a letter from New York in which the writer savs that he ha conversed with 250 intelligent people about my case and that all of them are of the opinion that the Almighty in spired my act. I have also a letter from a prominent lawyer in Maryland who says 1 will go into history by the side of Grant and Washington. That is their opinion on this matter." Mr. Porter, referring to the testi mony of Mrs. Scoville, paid her a compli ment as a sincere woman aud said she had never noticed insanity in the prison er until the time when be raised an ax upon her when he was 35 years of age." The Prisoner " That never occur red." M. Porter "Your sister swore it did occur, and she is a woman of truth, while you have committed perjury." The Prisoner "That is a matter of opinion." Mr. Porter "She came into court and with unbloodied hands and she went out of it as she entered it an honest woman, believing what she as serted." Prisoner "I lifted no ax against my sister." Mr. Porter "He did. There is his own sister, the only one who has stuck by him faithfully and honestly. She tells you honestly the first time she thought him insane was when he waa 35 years of age. She says: "I had no thought before that he was not in his right mind." The Prisoner "The letters that I got show that the American people are solid for me. Do not forget that, Por ter." Further reference by Porter to the incident of the ax brought from the prisoner this remark: "It was a very stupid thing for Sco ville to bring in that ax matter at all He might have known the use thepr s ecution would have made out of it. That is about as smart as the Scoville family are. The whole thing is bosh from beginning to end." Porter went on to criticise the testi mony of Heed, of Amerling and of North. He said it would take thou sands of Norths to make him believe Luther W. Guiteau, that calm, quiet, religious man, ever said to the old fath er and old mother who had an only son that did not want them to go to the Oneida Community ; "Take a knife and slay him as Abraham did Isaac." t At this stage of Porter's argument court adjourned. Convicted in 55 Minutes. Wednesday night the news came from Washington that the assassin of President Garfield was found guilty in 55 minutes from the time the case waa summitted by Judge Cox. Judge Por ter concluded his speech at 8 o clock Tuesday afternoon. Judge Cox occu pied au hour and a half in delivering his charge, which was regarded as mas terly, as well as fair and just to the prisoner. The jury, impatient of de lay, met the issue promptly, and the world hails their decision as righteous and just. The prisoner expressed in dignation at the announcement, and still believes he will escape. The Hindu ( 'oeli , in British Qui ana, alter holding meetings and dis cussing the merits of the different ie ligions, have voted with but one dis senting voice, to accept Christianity as the true religion. They then sent for a teacher, aud proposed to support him, build a church and meet all their expenses for christian worship aud teaching, without help from o li r-. Their example is influenc ing others, and alrea ly the 30,000 Hindus in Trinidad are planning a similar movement. 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