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*■»*7 of Co n * re *ljT70 Daily Gazette 7/ *1 V) ,j, LXXXVS"X<* 23» I I——I WILMINGTON. DEL.. llHtFkSDAY. MARCEL 22, 1877 PRICE? ONE CENT _ _ , Harder the Times the Lower the Priées, At No. 3 W. THIRD (street and At low MARKET Btreet. (Tenth A Market Sts.) j will be found the stores of the Orkat Canton and Ja pan Tea Company, which are now selling good tea and oo (fee cheaper than any house in this city. We mean just what we say. All we ask Is a trial of our goods— Wo have a good roasted cof fee at aoct per pound, and Java coffee strictly pure and the very finest quality, and all grades of teas from 40ets toSl.OO per pound. JAPAN TEA JAPAN TEA JAPAN TEA IMPERIAL TEA IMPERIAL TEA IMPERIAL TEA OOLONG TEA OOLONG TEA OOLONG TEA YOUNG HY80N TEA YOUNG HYSON TEA YOUNG HYSON TEA MIXED TEA MIXED TEA MIXED TEA MIXED TEA I, YA COFFEE tvA COFFEE ÏVA COFFEE lYA COFFEE _ Lh'UBO COFFEE go COFFEE fc t ßO COFFEE ft'i BO COFFEE If'YRA COFFEE BllYRA COFFEE Il YR V COFFEE CCYKA COFFEE (lit COFFEE id) COFFEE »10 COFFEE 5(0 COFFEE BEAT CANTON & JAPAN TEA COMPANY, 3 West Third Street and XTH AxND MARKET STREETS. AU t ERl'lSEME STS. KHI 11. SUCCES» I '43,000 of Ik. itennial Exposition II-«* <7*0 P"ge». omljV*. » 111 , g of the en Hr, hlMory, grand ■un. wond.rful «xhlhlt», curçol î!»îd.ys. etc.; lllu.trated, and »1 r- mi an? other; everybody wants in/u-ircn rlearett $350 li> 4 week.. irnjfil Mend quickly for proof „nlnloi » of officials, clergy and inn U' nages, full description, and èrm. liriilSARD linos., Puns., street, Philadelphia. rrrm\T Beware of falsely claim- j 11U1N ed official and worthless Send for proof. -:ti [niawl Usine. IOME and FARM I OF you it OH A'. lift Ota GREAT RAILROAD with I markets both EAST and WEST. . is the Time to Secure it. Ilimate, IVrtile Moll. Host Country ■tick Ilalsiing In the United State*. Is. Maps, Full Information, also, fe PIOXKKr," sent free to all part« [world. Address O. F. DAVIw, pud Com, U. P. R. R., Omaha, Neb. [C ^Tnnu Weekt oAj<cnt *7$ 10 Out* t Hib// FREE. P. O. VICKERY, kta, Main*». a dfty at uomt. Agents wunted. Out* fit and tufftns free. TRUE A (jO., Au i Maine. Lucrative Business. "W E WANT 500 MORE FIR8T SEW'INC. MACHINE AGENTS, AND EN OF ENERGY AND ARIDITY TO « the business oe selling [g machines. Compensation Lal, hi t varying according II.ITY, character and quali Ions oi the agent. For tar ki:", address in Sewing Machine Company? I < HICAGO, J \ sJO I iron« I way, New York. Urban*. Louisiana. or N( [Extra Fine Mind Cards, with SiîVy po * t '* m,d - L. JONES Us linkarcl Stop ! REERS, M. n , (formerly of Bos v...! eure lor l.VTK.Vt ; l'l'D ean I«. given without OI the patient. Also one PIUM HABIT, anont guaranteed in both. i'lence. Ask druggists KS A Co.. Hirmtngtia ' i 1 r«> Address i. Conn, fSTfWS "'"«orhow slightly 'JIUIYOdl'-uMcd. Increases now 'EL' Ui't"-«°L rcu ' ar flue ' T , Me _ " ut / . *0* hansom st., Phila.Pa. , men to travel and sell .. ou . 1 . Lamp (ioods to H* rvitii 1 x- 11 * 1 ' !*°t«*l und traveling Tuh'i x\rP?.fY P ^? lin «- Address __ *_"■tO„ Cincinnati, O. iNTED r '- v '-î a ni $20 S.° r r ily . at home - Samples f,ee - Stinhon * mu20-2tawlm. ( %Cà ïr.n n ^ r y Wheels and /■'(Wah/ rjf -"eio/tant * 5 3e/ ^ Koixbj 8 ' 11 foreign aud domes but flrst-cl ï ass workmen ein leb3'77dly m> O'CONNOR, se-chant Tailor IU? SEjMYED Third Street, ^ '«"or lr Qm ; ksi lay , | *! t -*'«im etHa ? l ^|jl ng A»sor t inent S * B ' afi ' ' r ' 1 »r.'Dita, •'«■it* Market; of Her, 1." 1|L up at price» to sut» SperlaltjV • j! 'W PLUMBKMtt. _ Plumber and Gas Fitter, ^KineSt Robert Hutton, Doesall kinds of work in his line in the heat manner and at the lowest figures. Orders thankfully received and promptly aatended to. Oils and Lamps of different kinds kept l for sale very^ cheap. hai 1 ai no v25dbm WAÏ. S. WATT, No - 1009 Market Street. IM.ÜMBER, NTEVM A «AS FITTER, All material«*, la my line of basinets con ftantly on hand. if Wilmington, Aug. 2d. 1876 ^NDRBW MCHUGH PRACTICAL PLUMBER, Steam and Gas Fitter, Bfo 501 W«lntat iMreel, Wilmington, 2 . Plumbing. Gu and Steam Fitting ot all descriptions executed in he best manner, at the shortest notice, and on moderate terms. aol9-tmaroh26 BOOTS AAD SHOES. GREAT ATTRACTION! AT THE EAST END Boot & Shoe Store, S. E. Cor. 9th and Spruce St§. Call and examine my stock of Gents, La dies, Misses and Childrens boots, shoes and gaiters, all of whioh are selling at prices to suit the times. Custom work a specialty, and done in the best style and moderate rates. Repairing neatly and cheaply done. aug 4 -ly WM. HOUCK. JAMES MONAGHAN'S IsTEW Bool and Shoe Store, N. W. cor. Second & Jefferson Sts Having laid in a full assort ment of Gentlemen's, Ladies', Misses' and Children's Boots, Shoes, Gaiters and Rubbers made of good material and in workmanlike manner I am prepared supply the citizens of Wilmington and vi cinity with all goods in my lino at priées to suit the present financial crisis. Custom work a specialty,andLatisfactiou guaranteed. The public are cordially invltedto give me a call and learn my prices. dec!5-3md JAMES MONAGHAN. all of whicl^re I" New Store ! New Goods ! Low I*rices Ï AFTER ALL. AFTERIALL, AFTER ALL. The beat argument we can offer the people is Lowbst Fatras fob Qualitt or Goods. This we do offer every Boot, Shoe or Gaiter ■ we sell lor Ladles, Gents, Misses, snd Children. We hsve a fuU snd complete^' stock for the coming season, which we invite tue public to call and examine. LADIES WHITE KID ■)•,[?? ER3 SPECIALTY. Particular attention paid to CUSTOM WORK. JOHN K. BABCOCK, w. Cor. Second and Mark. pr24 -im JO 11 \ «. UIRKGL, MACHINIST, No. »00 East Second Street, and No. 513 Orange Street, (np-stalrs.) Keeps on hand and makes to order his Pat ent holt and Rivet Cutters, Dulling Ma chines, Meat Choppers, ImproTJd Pipe Wrench, Punching and Cutting Machines, all of wklch are very superior for tue pur poses Intended. He alsio repa^s Cuns, Pistols, Locks, and does light Machine Work generally. All kinds ot edged tools ground in the best style. A person with some knowledge of ma chine work will be taken as a partner, as the subscriberlias more than he can attend beur78wti Patr0na * e joSTTg^hiuzEi!^ THE Harvest Home Range IS THE BES1 COOK STOVE. It has a very It is neat and beautiful. large oven. ONLY TWENTY DOLLARS; with all the cooking utensils le only at PICKELS' UPTOWN STORE, 10th aad Market streets. For ne STOVE feb21-4tr MERIT RECOGNIZED. Benson's Capone porous Plasters recelv eO the highest and only award of merit a the Philadelphia Exposition, over all arti cles of like character, proving by the high est medical authority In the world, that they are greatly superlortoordlnary porous plasters, and not a patent medicine—as no nostrums were allowed to be exhibited there. Benson's Capclne Porous Plaster Is positively the best external remedy ever devised. They relieve pain at once, and J ure where other porous plasters only re leve alter long uso. Over three thousand physicians now recommend their uas ; and mey are sold by druggists everywhere_ Price 28 cents. IMPORTANT TO EVERT HOUSEHOLD "Improvement" Is the watchword sf the hour ; Its development and re-development Is the ambition of every true American_ Porous plasters wero Invented in 1848. For thirty years their com position remained un improved, until Benson's Capclne Porous Plasters were Invented. They differ from all others In their greater medical activity. 'Jhey will ewe diteaee in a few houn that other porous plasters, liniments or compounds require days and weeks of continuous wear use to simply relieve. They are supe to electricltyand more powerful. It Is , . over physicians and druggists as meeting a great want ; a remedy for exter nal diseases which relieves Instantly and known medicine_ 1 not be deceived.— roq\ and rlor not a nostrum. Thor are endorsed by three thousand physicians and druerzif eures quicker than any Try them and yon will not he d Purely vegetable. Price 25 cents. noYlöeodAv mmm it No- 4 Bulfinch Street Boson. ( OP POSIT P. REVXRK HOUSE.)] THE SCIENCE OF LIFE; OR, SELF PRESERVATION.) MORE THAN 1,000,000 COPIES SOLD. Gold Medal Awarded to the Author by the /'National Medleal Association,"' March 31st, 1876. m TUST published by the PEABODY MED O ICAL INSTITUTE, a new edition oi tho celebrated medical work entitled the "SCIENCE O „ LIFE, or SELF-PRES ERVATION." It treats of Manhood, how lost,how regained and how perpetuated; Cause and cure of exhausted vitality, lm potenev and premature decline in man, spermatorrhoea or seminel losses (noctur nal and diurnal) nervous and Physical hypochondria, gloomy forebod ings, mental depression, loss of energy, haggard countenance confusion of mind and loss of memory, impure state of the blood, and all diseases arising from the errors of youth or the indiscretions or ex cesses of mature years. It tells you all about the morale of gen. eratlve physiology, the physiology of mar riage, of wedlock and oflfaprlng, physi contrasts, true morality, empiricism per version of marriage, conjugal precept and friendly counsel, physical infirmity, causes and cure, relation between the sexes, proofs of the expansion of vice, the mis eries of Imprudence, ancient Ignorance and errors, means of cure, euro of body and mind. True principles of treatment, ad dress to patients and invalid readers, the author's principles . The price of this book is only $1.00. THIS BOOK ALSO CONTAINS MORE THAN FIFTY PRESCRIPTIONS FOR THE ABOVE NAMED AND OTHER DISEASES, MORE THAN THE PRICE OF THE BOOK. debility, its EACH ONE WORTH Also another valuable medical work treating exclusively on MENTAL AND NERVOUS DISEASES; more than 200 royal Octavo pages, twenty elegant en gravings, bound In substantial muslin. Price only #2.00, barely enough to pay for printing. , The book for young and middle-aged men to read Just now. Is the "Science ol Life, or Self-Preservation. The author has return ed from Europe In excellent health, and is again the chief consulting physician of the Peabody Medical Institute, No. 4, Bullfinch street Boston, Mass.— Republican Journal. The Science of Llleis beyondallcomparl son the most extraordinary work on Physl ologgy ever published .—Boston Herald. Hope nestled In the bottom of Pandora's box, and hope plumes her wings anew, since the Issuing of these vulunble works, published by the Peabody Medical Insti tute which are teaching thousands how to avoid the maladies that sup the citadel ol life —Philadelphia Inquirer. It should be read by the young e aged and even the old .—N. Y. The first and only medal ever conferred upon any medical man In this country as a recognition of skill and professional ser vices, was presented to the author of these works March 31st, 1878. The presentation was noticed at the time of Its occurrence by the Boston press, and the leading Journals throughout the country. This magnifi cent medal Is of solid gold, set with m.re than one hundred India diamonds of rare ^Altogether in Its execution, and the rich ness of Its materials and size, this Is de cidedly the most noticeable medal ever struck In this country for any purpose what ever. It is well worth the Inspection Numismatists, It was fairly won and worthily bestowed— Uauachusett* Plough WM»i,i/wi«3d 18T6. ^Catalogues sent on receipt of 6c, for P Eltb?r of the above ^ £ KER, M. D., Consulting Physician,) No. 4 Bullfinch street, Boston, Mass.,opp. Revere * I» _The author consulted on the above SSî?h?g di sWlî S ' ïeJâASÎl experience. , the mid Trilfime. M ATTINGS.—We have now in stock white and check Canton mattings by loce. made at th Fonnfi and Market fie JOHN X«. MALONE, PLAIN & ORNAMENTAL MARBLE WORKS .ware avenue * MADISON DF ^ST^. WILMINGTON, DEL. Constantly on nan<i an assortment, or the «SÄ g^af.^vl^io^ cäu^gl vë S ènUre h S e atiH."ctlon "tTal 1 whomavtavor him with their patronage. i^puWlcare Invited to call an.lj n.peot iis work and learu his prices. nov27- .o-ly HOW IT WAS. "Folds of the silk and cream-colored roses. You will have the hats just alike, then?" asked Miss Lucinda Smith, milli ner. "Just exactly alike. It will please Her mione, and there is nothing I like so well as to please my pretty step-mamma," an swered Linly Thetford, lifting her sweet eyes for sympathy to the precise counte nance of Miss Lucindn. "Umph—so you are very fond of her, Linly?" "Tes indeed! She is my best friend since poor papa died, and being so near of an age, we are constant companions. I don't know what I should do if it weren't for Hermione; Byelands has changed so since papa's death." "You have Mr. St. Charles' conpany a great deal, I hear." A flash like sunrise dyed the beautiful brunette face. "Of course; he is Hermione's cousin, and—and like a brother to me," answer ed Linly, stooping over a box of silk vio lets to hide her confusion. "Umpli! yes—well, 'tis all right, of course," remarked Miss Lucinda, pinch ing out a brier leaf and setting the little rose mere firmly on its stem, n't it over occur to you that folks would talk?" "About what?" asked Linly, lilting her clear hazel eyes to Miss Lucinda's peofile. "His being at Iiyelanes so much, so soon after your father's death. Pror man Dead but six months- I should think your step-mauima, as you call her ( would have more respect for his memory than to But did "Than to what?" asked Linly, her bright orbs growing large and bright with indignation. What have you to say against Hermione—against my father's wife, Miss Lucinda?" "Say? O! 1 say nothing. Its what other people are talking about. But I must add that It is strange you are so blind, Linly. Now I've known you ever since you was a child—used to come to Ryelands every spring to make caps in your grandmother's day, and your own mother always bought her bonnets o t me —and you always were bright enough about other things. It's strange yon can not see." "What?" with a thrill In the young vsice. "Why married to have a home and position. She was only a district school teacher down in Marshfield when he married her, and ev erybody knew that she did for herself when she married ford. But she was dead in love with her cousin, Rupert St. Charles, and ha with har; but they were poor, and he working his way so slowly through college that she thought there wasn't much chance there, and so gave him up for father. And now he's a promising young lawyer, and she mistress of Ryelands, what is so like iv? Lor, you ain't going to faint, are you, Linly?" "Faint? No! The day is warm and your store is close. It is foolish tor me to stay here listening to this gossip. I do not feel in the least indebted to you for repeating it to me, Miss Lucinda. My beautiful step-mother loved my father dearly when she married him—five years of utter devotion to his interests, and her crushing grief at his death, proved it for me—nor do I believe she loved any one else when she married him. And if she chosse to marry Mr. St. Charles now, she is at liberty, foi all in Circleville," and bowing with the barest civility to Miss Lucinda, Linly left the Shop. The cool air of the village streets cool ed her burning cheeks ; but how her royal young heart ached in her bosom ! Not for worlds would she have Miss Lu cinda confirmed in her suspicion that she loved Rupert St. Charles ; but it was the cruel truth. He was so kind and fine in liis nature, so handsome and so unspoiled by his rapid success in life, no wonder the girlish heart worshipped him. She had never believed that there was any thing between the cousins but cousinly kindness and freedom. But perhaps others knew better ; maybs she was 'blind." A feeling of bitter desolation fell upon her as she entered tlie broad gates of Ryelands whence her beloved father, whose pet she had always been, had been carried scarcely half a year before. She loved Hermoiue and had believed that Hermoine loved her best of anything in the world, but now it seemed as if she had no home in any heart. Mr. St. Charles' beautiful mare Sul tana stood tied to a tree. For the first time the sight gave Linly pain instead of pleasure. She did not wish to meet him, and she turned away frem the door and took the garden path. The grounds of Ryelands were old and fine. The doctor's large practice and open-hearted hospitality had formerly kept much state there, but of late all was very quiet. She saw no one, and her path wound among the shrubbery, but soou she heard voices, and pausing to learn what direction they were in, the following con versation forced itself upon her : "I hardly know what to say." "But. Hermoine. surely you trust of course, your step-mother your father for his money, and pretty well Dr: Thet me t"' "Yes ; entirely. But. Rupert, wait a year. My husband has beeu dead such a short time, and 1 shrink from a respon sible act." "Icaanot wait a year. You kuow how lonely 1 have beeu, and not that I love one woman with my whole soul —and she is free, and I can at last take care of a wife—surely, Hermione, you will not refuse?" ''Poor Rupert, I love you so much, how can I?" "Then vou give your consent?" "Ido."' Breathless and wild with pain, Linly tore herself from the spot. She sought the house now, and fleeing to her own room, cast across the bed writhing with anguish. Lost! Lost! They had all left her! She had not one The tea-bell rang; she did not heeil its summons. Inquiring voices called her name; she covered her ears with bur hands. Twilight and darkness filled the pretty white room; the whip poor-will's call came on the dewy air, aad tho piano sounded softly in the rooms below. It was Herrn ione's touch aad Kapert St. Charles was happily bending over "the woman he loved with big whole soul." no doubt. Poor Linly! She wished she oould creep into her father's grave and be out of the sight of their happiness. By and-by, in the stillness, she beard steps on the stair. Was Harmione coming? Yes, the doer opened, and Uermione's voice syllabled, ''Dear, are you here? Why, we thought you bad not come from town." She advanced into the room, putting the light she carried under a shade in the corner. "You have come home with ahead ache, I, know—the day, has bean so hot; but you ought to have drank some tea Linly, dear. " The graceful, fragant form prea d the couch by the girl's Bide; a ten cr arm stole around her neck. "I am glad we can bo quiet I bave something to tell you. Did I hurt you Linly, with my ring? Why did you wince so?" "No, Hermione, no." feebly. "Linly, something has happened to day which gives me great hope and pleasure. Shall I tell you?" There was a little pause—such a hard little pause. "Yes," "You know my cousin, Kapert St. Charles, a year, and you feel quite well acquainted with him, do you nut?" "Quite well." "He is all he seems to be, Linly. I think you like him." No answer. "I hope you do, dear, for he is just what a young man ought to be—honor able, pure and steadfast—and the wo man who has won bia love is fortu nate indeed—blessed, if ahe returns it —far he will make a devoted hasband. She could not have a better fate than to be the wife of Rupert St. Charles. Hermoiue Thetford heard her step* daughter's quickened breathing, but she conld not see her face. "I walked with him this afternoen in the garden, and—surely, dear, your headmuat beveiy bail. I heard you mesa "Yery bad. But never mind Her* mione." He urged me to a promise which I was reluctant to give.'' "Yea." "I hesitated to take the step he ur ged upon me, because yeur father has been dead sucb a abort time, and eth ers might think—" "You need net care what others think if feelings, "It is because I am sure of them, Lindly, that I at last yielded. I have known Kuper from a child, and he is one in a thousand. So, dear, surely you will forgive me if you are averse to this—" "Forgive? What should I forgive, dear Hermione?" "I yielded.and gave my consent that be should tell you his love, and try to win yours, dear. For nothing could make me happier, my sweet girl, than for you to marry my cousin." Hermione's voice died away. There was no sound in the darkened cham ber. She listened anxiously for Lin ly's response; but the girl realized uothiDg but the feelings of her own heart. "Will you not speak, dear?" "What shall I say, Hermione?" "Are you pained or pleased by what I have told you?" "Hermione, I have been told that you and Rupert St. Charles used to love each other. "1 have always loved Rupert as a cousin—nothing more. It was your father whom I loved, dear, and so you are next dearest to my heart. I have promised Kuper to urge you to give him a little sign of encouragement,and so he has sent you this blush rose- If he may speak to you wear it in your hair when he comes to-morrow night; if you have no hope for him, you need not see bias at all, as it might be painful to you, and will surely dash his dearest hopes to the ground. So I will tell him as gently as possible." "Give me the rose." Hermione unfastened ths cool, fra gant thing from her own dark hair,and in the darkness saw its whitenesB lit« ted to the girl's lips. "I will wear it." Soon all Circleville knew of Linly's engagement, and this is the way it was. you are sure of your own Hermione," A MAN BOILED IN ALE. Patrick Dolan, a laborer in a Pitts« burg brewery, fell into a vat of hot ale and waa boiled to death. His body was no t found until the contents of the vat were about to be drawn off. Personal, Zach Chandler has also mysteriously disappeared. The President draws well at the Found ry Methodist Church. Boutwell is now the oldest living ex Governor of Massachusetts. Professor Joseph Henry is eighty years of age, but strong and erect. Sunset Cox is advertised te lecture in Atlanta, Georgia, on Friday evening. Congressman Charles Foster has gone to bis home in Ohio, perfectly confident that he has fixed the slate for the Speak ership. Minister Foster gave a grand ball on the 22d of Febuary, iu the City of Mexi co, which was attended by all the mag nates. Madame Bonaparte, of Baltimore, has touched her ninety-fourth year and is in as good health as she has enjoyed for the past ten years Hoar of Massachusetts has declined a pSbli'c dinner tendered'him by ex-Governor Bullock and other prom-1 uent men of his native State. I Bert Root Sogar. — Tho Philadel phia Inquirer thinks that another out cry may be looked for presently from the sugar refiners of Great Britain. Ont of the largest sugar establishments is that country, that of the Finzela,at Briston, is about to be cloeed. The Inquirer refers to two reasons which are given for this action—the one enigmatical and the other intelligible. In the first place, there is reported a scarcity of raw material. Now while there is no doubt that, owing to politi cal trouble, the yield of the sugar-cane In the W est Indies has fallen off very considerably, it is not credible that the Bristol firm conld not obtain suf- • Sclent raw material from there and elsewhere to carry on their business. Ia the second reason given is to be found the real cause of the stoppage, whereby two thousand people lose their means sf livelihood, The reason is the competion of French refiners. Since the production of sugar from the beetroot first attained to any impor tance, about ten years ago. it has gone on increasing at a ratio which British manufacturers have long found alarm ing, and are new finding disastrous to their trade. Thebeet rootin dustry has been carefully fostered by the French government. Asa conseqnence they are now exporting to Great Britain re fined sugar in such quanities, of such excellent quality, and at so low a fig ure that the sale oi the home-made ar ticle is materially interfered with. We have heretofore urged the importance of looking after the production of su gar in this country from the beet root. There are, it is believed, various lo calities in our own State, as well as other States of the Union, where it could be successfully cultivated— Balt. Sun. The Cost of Living.— The average citizen, who has on his hands the care of a home and a family, listens with indiff erence, if not with incredulity, to state ments showing a reduction in the cost of living during the last few years. He rea lizes that there has been a considerable decline in rents, and that the prices of clothing and dry good formerly; but he does butcher's bill, or his grocer's bill, or his milk bill, shows any special diminution, and he will tell you with much earnest ness that the talk about a reduced cost of living is very well as amatter of theory and statistics, but as a matter of fact most of the staples of household consumption are as high as ever, while the money to get them with is more difficult to obtain. Very few tamilies which maintain the same style ot living now as in 1873, and have made no special or conscious efforts at retrenchment, can show any marked reduction in the size of their tradesman's account occasioned by a natural and general decline of prices. And yet there are figures which seem to show that there has been a decline, however difficult it may be to realize it. Altogether, if pater familias and mateefamilias find that their housekeeping cost» them just as much now as in 1873, they may be sure that the fault lies partly with themselves, and the remedy, to a certain extent, is in their own hands. s are lower than not find that his PAPER BUILDINGS. A company in Wisconsin is manufac turing sixteen tons a day of paper for building purposes. This paper consists of a thick and hard pasteboard, massed together in rolls of twenty-tire to one hundred pounds, and generally thirty two inches broad. In the manufacturing it is subjected to a pressure of several hundred tons, which condenses the fibres together into a firm mass, heremetically air proof. As pape* is one of the worst conductors of heat, it resists heat and cold .alike. A building constructed of this material, is consequently warm in winter and cool in summer. It does not shrink like wood, and it it not affected by heat, cold frost or dampnets. It does not burn so quick as wood, because it is hard and firm. It is much better for the maintenance of warmth in a house than one-inch planks, it is already coming into extensive use on account of its su perior cheapness and excellent qualities Secretary McCrary's Yocth. Speaking of Hon. George W. McCrary, the new Secretary of War, an Iowa news paper says: "He one winter went to school at Bentonsport, Van Buren county and at night slept on a cot in the store of Estes & Thomas, at Vernon, on the south side of the Des Moines river, and just op posite to Bentonsport- This was a mu tual accommodation, as lor the privilege he guarded the building at night, and built the fires and swept out the store in the morning." Grant's brother-in-law, Sharp, has been kindly looked after by Hayes. Freder ick Douglass had no sooner displaced him as Marshal of the District of Colum bia, than Sharp was appointed a Major and Paymaster In the army, and assigned to duty at Washington. This is a very soft place. Is Hayes going to Wok out for the whole Grant family with like so licitude? Mrs. Hayes, whose heart, in com mon with that of her sympathizing spouse, "bleeds f»r the poor African," ia credited with being at the bottom of Fred Douglass' nomination. Mrs. H. thinks a colored man will be excetd ingly nice at public receptions, and, hence, Fred's sudden rise in the world. , | Cardinal McCloskey, of New York, reached his sixty-seventh birthday on ad-' b# F*5J >y 8 '' oreä ot " ,s tne U I mir ® s A V EXTRA SESSIOX OF CON GRESS. Washington, March 21. —The Cabi net to-day have agreed upon the neces sity of an extra session of Congress on the first Monday of June. "That's the smallest horse I ever saw," said a countivman, looking at a Shetland "Indade now replied his Irish poney. companion, "but I've seen one as small as two of him.