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1 ffji"fl fltf 1 . . . . II I II II JOLUJIE II, NUMBER 37. KABCO BOZZAEIS. . bt rrrz geee.e hallbck. 41 aiasi;ht. Wl nt j Tut wan dreaming of Ike beer. Kin Greece, her knee ia appjiaace beat, flauli tremble at bis power: g fceaps. throagb eaarp aad court, ha bora XV nwoeies of a eonaneror ; la are ii his soeg of triamph board ; Tan on awaarea'i eigaat ring; TVa pressed that monarch's Ihroaa a king: As wild ail tboegbts, ead gay of wing, As IdeaS gardea bird. At wideifwt, ia tka fcreet glades. Sextans raa-ed hit Saliota band, Tree a the steel of their tried blades, Heroes ia heart and hand. Vane bad the Persinn's tkoasaada stood, Tax had the glad earth draaa their blood, Oa eM Plata's day; Aa4 it there breathed that haaated air, Tbf mas of sires who eotugoer'd there, With ira to strike aad soel to dare, As eeick, ai far ar tbej. At hear patied oe the Tark awoke: Tait bright dream was his last He woks to bear bis sentries shriek, "Ta arms! they eome! the Greek ! the Creek '." 8s wots to die 'midst flame and smoke. Aid shoot, aad groan, aad sahre stroke, Aad death shots fallinf thick aad fast At hchtaiara from the moaauia eloorf; Aid hear, with voice at trampet bad, Bozxaris cheer his band: Strike tiR the last arm'd foe expire,; Strike for yoor altars aad roar fires; Strike forth greea praree of yoor sires; Cad - aad joer aative huid!" They Ibajrbt like brare area, lone, and arell; They ailed tea around witb Moslem slaia; Tbey cooqnet'd hot Boxxaria fell, Vleediag at every veia. flit lew servicing comrades saw Hit smile, when rang-lkeir procd hanrah, Aad the red fleld oae won; Tbey saw ia death bis eeehd cVoea Calmly, as ta a eight's reioae, like flowers at set of sua. raw ia the briJsl chamber. Death! Tome to the atotker, when she feel. Far the brtt time, her firt born't brvalli; rase abea the bletted teals That close the pestilence, are troke, Asd crowded cities wail its stroke; Cane ia eoasamption's ghastly form, Tbeeirthqaake shock, the oreaa atorm; eTesjo whea the bean beats biah and warm, VTitb baaqaet-ioag, and dance and wine; Aad thna ar terrible the tear. The sToaa, the knell, the pall, the bier, Aad all we kanw, or dream, or fear Of aroav, are thine. Bit la the bero, whea hit twerd Has woa the battle for the free. Thy voice aoonds like a prophet's word. And ie its hollow tones are heard The thaaks of millions yet to bo. Com, whea bit task of fame is wrooghi -Com, where ber laorel leaf, blood-boaeht Came ia her crownina; boor aad thea Thy saakea eres anearth'y light, Ta aim is wokoase as the eight Of sky aad stars toprisoa'd meo: Thy grasp ia welcome as the head f brother, ia a foreign land; Thy tan morn welcome as the cry That told the Indian Isles were aifti, Ta the world-seeking Genoese, IVhea the laad mind, from woods of palm, Aad eraage groves, and fields of balm, " (lew o'er the llavtiaa seat. eWtarit! with the storied brave Greece aaneretUa ber glory's time, lee! thee Ihrre-iswo praader grave, Evea ia ber prood clime. hs were ao faaeral weeds for rhoe. Ror hade the dark hearse wave ita Use branches from death's leafless Hee, la rtrraw's pomp aad pageantry. The heartless m&ory of the tomb: 'el she reajembrrs thee as one Jg taved, and for a season gone; Tat thee ber poet's tyre ia wreathed, Hei aurtiW wvonght, her antic breathed Far thee the rings ber binh-day belU; ""thee her babes' firtt liiping telle; 'w her eveaing prayer ia said, ' falice caach and cottage hod; T atutax, clawog with the fee, thy sake a deadlier fcmw; plighted maiden, whoa she fears kia. At joy of her roang wears, Thiaktafthy fate. aadehecAa bar (ears "he,Uieasartiara-U.y beys. Thtejh ia her eya aad faded dare and the grief she will not apeak. Tat memory of her boned joy a. evea she who gave thee birth, by their pilgrim-circled hearth. Talk of o,y doom witboat a sigh: tm art Freedoms bow, aad Fajnel fa few, the immortal aamoa, Towers a bora u die. Stltct Cale. THE Ki.nrH rsTiTE a VAX UUXi&XiJ) HOW IT WAS SETTLED. (C0jmTCED.) PtTlDTf n vrir W W ki1 B0W no Peace ; aftr what dhu ; U CM n0t meet Bother with any composure. The taaa (!m4nllaii "skcd everything -ri.elr 8he had mJe to ber dangh- Una i -7" uarmony ; neittter cooia Efc Kggle nd Htb the old. y -""es'o ana iitb tbe old, quiet qaiet - n. Kinln-k .1. cjtT vu, intj parwiea oj Hifal :B De d fllU of courage, tad- P'Mand resources, and the .. -a. nin nh .1. j t dui. ,nd resources, and the Mt. iC4st aowa into the pit of des clung to her first hope. iB2 tn. 5 . r reS DOP .oniT Palloce nd kind VSrf" Mildred', resolution; i??lng the hUnh- ;,;(r, :.v TtC ,tsJ IIuh' she "cke4 her sweprideotiiet mean8 f hihr-xPUcable S witk JS? : creeP'n8 chills, alum. 1 1 1U weaU. tortnraJ hr It - wrsrotw 1 . . - - J tne could not penetrate. i She could not but irrjulicate T,nr.w (.m then Lucy might be in her grave.. After every cirenmftanco had passed in revievr, her suspicions inevitably returned and fas tened upon her lawyer, Clamp. She al most wUhed he would come to see her again ; for he, being naturally sulky at his first reception, had left the haughty woman severely alone. . She determined to semLfurJiiuj, oa business, and then to try hor fascinations npon him, to draw h'tn out and see if he held her secret. "Aha 1" thought the Squire, as he re ceived' the message, " she comes to her senses ! Give a woman like Mrs. Kinloch time to consider, and she will not turn ber back on her true interest. . O, The ophilus, yon are not by any mean. a fool ! Slow and steady, slow and steady you go ! Let the fri.sky woman appear to have her way you will win iu the end 1" 1 he wig and best su:t were brushed anew, water was brought into requisition lor tne visible portion o! bis person, and, wilh hrs most cngnging expression arran ged upon his parchment face, he presented t" ie,e 4 itim8eii oeioro tne widow. There was a skirmish of small talk. luring ninth Mr. Clamp was placid and self-conscious, while hism a vis, though smiling and apparently at case, was yet alert and excited dartins furtive dances that would have startled him like flashes of sunlight reflected from a mirror, if he had not been shielded by his own self- complacency. " 1 on-have-sent-for-nie-on-biisinesK,- I-believe, in a tone continuous aud bland as a stream of holiev. "Yes, sir ; I have threat confidence in your judgment, and I know that you are devoted to the interests of our family. My poor husband always estecmod you highly." "Oh. Ma am : vou do ir.e honor 1" "t( I have not constilied yon about our allairs of late, it is because I hare had troubles which I did not wish to burden you with." We all have our tiouLle!, Mrs. Kin loch. They are very sad U bear but profitable, nevertheless. Cut I'm sure you must be won-Iei fully supported iu your trials ; X never saw you Jookmg better." . And truly, her thin and mobile lips were of a strangely bright coral, and her nsu.tlly wan chwks wore a delicate flush. lending her a beauty, not youthful, to be sure, but fascinating. One might desire to see an eye less intense and restless, but ho would rarely see a woman of forty so charming. " You notice my color," said Mrs. Kiuloch, mournfully and with a smile ; "it's only the effect of a headache. I am far enough from well." "Indeed !" was the sympathetic reply. "I have met with a great loss, Mr. Clamp some papers of tho greatest im portance. I was going to consult you about them." "In which I got ahead of you," thought he. "Now, ever since the disappearance of Lucy, I have thought she bad something to do with them. I never went to the secretary, but she was sure to be spying about. And I believe she knew about my affairs as well as I do myself." "Or I," mentally ejaculated the lawyer meanwhile keeping as close as an oys ter. She continued 'As the girl was igno rant, and without any interest in the mat ter more than that of curiosity, I ara puz zled to account for all this." " 'Tis strange, trnly !" " Yes, I'm sure she must be only the tool of some shrewder person." "You alarm me ! Who caa it be ?" "Perhaps Mildred, or some one who is plotting for her. The Uardwicks, you know, expect she will marry Mark Da venport." "Do they, indeed? Well, now, that's a shrewd conjecture. Then you think Lucy didn't drown herself V "She ? By bo means 1" "But what can I do ia the matter, Mrs. Kinloch r "We must find Lucy, or else discover her confidant" looking fixedly at him. "Not very easy to do," said he, never once wincing nuder her scrutiny. "Not easy for me. But those that hide can find. Nothing is beyond search, if one really tries. During this cross-examination, Mr. Clamp's premeditated gallantry had been kept in the background ; bnt he was de-1 termined not to let the present opportu nity pass by ; he therefore turned the cur rent ef conversation. "Yon have not told me, Mrs. Kinloch, what the loss is ; so I cannot judge of its importance. You don't wish to have any more repositories of secrects than are leeessary; bnt I think yon will readily see that our interests lie in the same di rection. If the girl can be found and the papers recovered by anybody, I am the one to do it. If that is impossible, how ever, tho next thing is to be prepared for what may happen ; in either emergency, you can hardly do better- than to accept my aid." "Of coarse, I depend entirely upon you." . We may as well understand each oth er." said the lawyer, forgetting the wily ways by which he had intended to ap proach her. "I have certain views, my self, .which I think run parallel with yours ; and if I am able to carry yon and your property safely through those difficulties, I think you will not scruple to " "To pay you to your heart' content." she broke in, quickly. "No, I shall not THE WHITE CLOUD, scruple, unless yon ask more than half the estate." . . "I ask for nothing but yourself," said he, with sudden boldness. "That is to say, you want the whole of it. ; "Charming woman ! don't, pray, com pel me to talk in this language of traffic. It is you I desire not ihe estate.. If mere is enough to make you more com fortable than would bo possible with my means, I shall be hoppy for your sake." Her lips writhe.! and her eyes shot lire. Should she breathe the scorn she felt, and brave the worst ? Or should she tempo rise ? Time might hring about a change, when she could safely send the mercenary suitor back to his dusty and cobwebbed office. "We do understand each other," she said, slowly. "This is a matter to think of. I had never thought to marry again, and I cannot answer your delicate propo sal now. Let me have a week to consid er." "Conldu t we ajrango the matter just wen now i x oeg your pardon, Ma am, if I seem too bold." "Oh, your youthful ardor and impetu osity I To be sure, one must forgive the impatience of a lover in his first passion 1 Lut yon must wait, nevertheless. Mr. Clamp laughed. It was a irooJ joke, he thought. "I must bid you good afternoon. Squire Clamp. I have made my headache worse by ta.king on a oulgect I was not prepar ed for." So Mr. Clamp was bowed out. lie did not clearly understand her quick and subtle movements, but he felt sure of his game in the end. The scornful irony that had played about him like electricity be had not felt. When he was gone, the woman's worst enemy would have pitied her distress, She believed more than ever that Clamo bad nsed Lncy to abstract her papers, and that be now would hold Ins power over Iter to bung about the haled marriage Ilcr firmness gave way ; she sank on the sofa and wept like a child. ould that she miht yet retreat I Unt no, the way istcloNsxl rip behind her. She must go on to her destiny. CHAPTER XIV. Msrk Davenport was prosperous in all ins iimiertskinss. ills position iu i lie school did not rive much scope to his ambition, bnt the salary he received was ample enough to pay his expenses, while the duties were not so onerous as to en gross all his time. All ins leisnre was given to literary pursuits. He had many times thought he would relinquish the drudgery of teaching, and support him self by his pen ; bnt he remembered the maxim of Scott that literature was a good staff, but a poor crutch, and he stuck to his school. As he grew into a prac ticed writer, he became, connected with the staff of a daily newspaper iu the great city, furnishing leading articles when cal led npon, and he soon acquired a position of influence among his associates. Ho had maintained a correspondence with Mildred, and was looking forward to the time when he should make a visit to his native town, hoping then to be so well established in the world, that he might be able to bring her back with him as his bride. Every thought centred in her. He coveted fame, wealth, position, only for her sake ; and stimulated by this thought, he had mndoexertionsthat would have broken down a man less vigorous and less resolute. He received a letter from Innisfield one lay, after a long interval so long that he had become uneasy, and imagined ev ery kind of evil as the cause of delay. He broke the seal ; it was not from Mil dred, but from his cousin Lizzy. These were the contents : "Mr Deak Mark I suppose you may have been anxious before this, at not hoar iag from ns ; bnt the truth is we have not had anything pleasant to write, and so have pnt off sending to you. Father is by no means well or strong. 1 he lawsuit, which is now likely to go wrong, has tronbled him very much. He has grown thin, he stoops as he walks about, and by night he conghs terribly. I rarely hear him sing as he nsed to. Then Squire Clamp has complained of him before the church, and yon know father is over-sensitive abont his relations with 'the breth ren' even with those who are trying to ruin him. He ia melancholy enough. I hope he will be better, if be gets throngh his difficulties ; otherwise I am afraid to think of what may happen. 1 ou wonder, probably, at not getting a letter from Mildred. Doa't be surpris ed when I tell yea that she has left home and is staying at Mr. Alford'a. Mrs. Kinloch has for a long time, wanted her to marry that hateful Hugh Branning, and became so violent abont it, that Mil dred ws afraid of her. Lncr Ransom, who lived there, ran away a short time! ago.' very mystenonsly. It seems that the girl had stolen something from the house, and, after Mildred had plumply refused to' marry ' Hugh, Mrs. Kinloch charged npon her, that she had induced Lucy to steal the papers or money, or whatever it was. Mrs. Kinloch acted so like an insane woman, that Mildred would not stay in the honse, but ran over to Mr. Alford'a with only the clothes she wore. She passed by onr house yesterday, and told me this hurriedly. I have heard, too, that Squire Clamp is about to marry Mrs. Kinloch. and that ho actually has procured the license. It's a very strange affair. Tn fill out the account of disagreeable CONSTITUTION AND THE KANSAS, THURSDAY, things last evening. In one of the stores, people were talking of Lucy Ransom's fate, (as tbey have been fur weeks,) when Will Fenton. the cripple, said,.he guess- eJ 11 agti li-iannmg could, tell what had become of ber, if he chose.' Hugh, it seems, heard of the remark, and to-day be went with a dandyish doctor, belong ing to the nary, I believe," and beat the poor cripple with a horsewhip, most shamefully. X think this violence has ed suspicion against him "I am sorry not to have one pleasant thing to say, except that we all love yon as warmly as ever, and hope to see yon soon here. Indeed, cousin Mark, I dread to write it but if you don't come soon, I think you will see father only on his last lied. "Good-bye, dear Mark ! "Your Cousin Lizzy." i We wi'I waste no time in attempting to analyze Mark's conflicting emotions, bnt follow him to Inuisfield, whither he went the same day. Great as was his desire to see his betrothed, from whom he had received no letter for many weeks, he went first or all, where duty and affection called, to see the dear old man who had been to him more than a father. Mr. Hardwick was sitting in the cor ner, but rose up with a new energy as he heard the well-known voice. Mark was not prepared, even by hi cousin's fore boding letter, to see such a change as his uncle exhibited the hollow eyes, the wat te.l cheeks, the bent figure, the trem bling hands, bore painful testimony to his enfeebled condition. He held both of Mark's bauds in his, and while his eyes were dim in a tear-mist, said with a fal tering" voice, "Bless yon, m-my loy! t m glad to see you once more. X tho t I might hear my s-snmmons before you'd come. 1 on do remember your old nn cle 1" Mark could not restrain himself, bnt wept outright. The old gentleman sank into his chair, still clasping Mark'a hands. Neither could speak, but they looked to wards each other an unutterable tenderness. At length, controlling the tide of feel ing, Mr. Hardwick said " D-don't be cast down, Mark ; these tears are not b bitter, but f-full of joy. Th there, now, go and kiss your sister and Lizzy." The girls appeared, wiping their eyes, for they had left tho room ivrrpo wercd ; they greeted Mark affectionately, and then all sat down about the hearth. Topics enough there were. Mark told ol his pnrsuits and prospects. The village gos sip about the lost servant girl, (of whom Mark knew something, bnt had reasons for silenc6.) the approaching marriage of Sirs. Kinloch, and the exile of the heiress from her own home, were all discussed. After a reasonable time, Mark excused himself and went to Mr. Alford'a, pon dering much on the strange events that had perplexed the usually quiet village. He reached the bouse, after a brief walk, and was met by Aunt Mercy, the portly mistress, bnt with something less than her accustomed cordiality. "Miss Kinloch is not able to see com pany," she said, "and mnst be excused." Mark poured forth a torrent of ques tions, to which Mrs. Alford listened, her broad features softening visibly : and at length, with an apparent effort, she asked him "to come agin to-morror or the day artcr." The more Mark reflected on Mrs. Al ford'a behavior, the more he was pnzzled. Had Mildred denied him admission 7 His own betrothed refused to see htm ! No, he was sure she was sick : and besides, she could not have heard of his coming. So he soothed himself. But the imps of suspicion and jealousy still haunted bim at intervals, and a more miserable man than the usually buoyant and sanguine Mark, it would be difficult to find. The next day, as soon as breakfast was over, Mark, though trying to cheer up his nncle. was secretly longing for the hour when it would be proper for him to pre sent himself at Mr. Alford'a. But time does move, albeit with lagging pace to a lover, and in due season Mark was on bis way. Near the boose he met the farmer, who greeted him heartily, and wished him joy with a knowing smile. Mark took a freer breath ; if there was any dimculty. Mr. Alford certainly did not know it. But then it occurred to him, that shy young ladies do not make confidants of elderly husbandmen in long blue frocks. and his spirits fell again. Mr. Alford leaned against a fence and threshed his hands to keep them warm, while he told Mark that "he bad been with Mildred privately out to tbe Probate Court that the ease had been stated to the iedge, who allowed, that, as she was above fourteen, she had a right to choose her own guardeen that he, Alford, was to be put in, in place of the Squire and that tlien, in his opinion, there wtvnld be an overhaul in' so's to hev things set to rights." i : Mark shook the band ct bis good friend warmly, and commended hi shrewdness. "Bnt 'tain t best to stan' taikm': witu an ol' feller like me," said ' the farmer, when vou can do much better. Jest look !" . I Mark turned his head, and through tne window of the house, saw the retreating figure cf Mildred. . He bounded across the yard, opened the door without knocking, and rushed into the house. She had van ished ; no one was visible hut Mrs. Al ford, who was cutting up golden pumpkins in long coils to dry. "Come, Milly," said the good woman, . . v. ' And Mildred appeared, coming slowly i I of the buttery. ' i a i u a lu uao , atsr ssasve jc oat UNION FEBRUARY 24, 1859. "Ye see, Mildred felt a little hurt abont a letter ; bnt I kntv there was some mis take ; so I wa'n't a-goin to hev you go otf tnout some explanation. "A letter ? explanation ?" said Mark, thoroughly bewildered. "Here it is," said' Mildred, taking a Jeter from her pocket, still looking down. Mark hastily took antf opened it. The envelope bore Mildred's address, in a hand not onlike his own ; the enclosnre was a letter from Mildied to himself, which he now saw for the first time. "Mildred," said he, holding out his hands, "could you doubt me V i?he covered her face with her apron, but stood irresolute. He looked again at the letter. "Why, the clumsy trick. Mildred ! This postoffice stamp, 'New York.' is not genuine. Just look I it is a palpabl cheat, en imitation made with a pen. The color did not spread, you see, as ink mix ed with oil does. This letter never left this village. I never saw it before could not have seen it. Do you donbt me now. dear Mildred 7" Even if the evidence had been less convincing, the earnest, heaitfelt tone, the pleading look and gesture, would have satisfied a much more exacting woman She sprang towards her lover, and flung her arms about her neck. The pent-up feeling of days and weeks rushed over her like a Hood, and the presence of Mrs. At ford was forgotten. Mrs. Alford, it would seem, suddenly thought of something ; for, gathering her self up, she walked off as fast as the laws of gravitation allowed, exclaiming "There I I never did see 1 Sech hens ! Alius a-fly in' into the kitchen. I wonder now, who left that ar door open. 1 lie frightened cackle of the hens, the rattling of pots and pans by the assidn ous housewife in the kitchen, were on heeded by the lovers, "emparadised in one another s arms. X he conversation took too wide a range and embraced too many trivial details to be set down here. Only this I may say : they both believed. fas every enamored couple believes, ) that, though other people might cherish the properest affection for each other, yet no man or woman ever did or could experi ence such intense, and all-pervading emo tion as now throbbed in their breasts in fact, that they had been created to exem plify the passion, which, before, poets had only imsgined. Simple children 1 they bad only fonnd out what hearts are made fori TO BB C0ST1NUKD. The Atlantic Telkcrath Cibious Coincidence. Mr. Field's letter to the Associated Press shows some curious co incidences in the matter of laying the ca ble. Ihe2uth of the month seems to play quite an important part, both for good and for evil, in its history. I bus, for instance, the telegraph fleet sailed from Plymouth on the experimental trip on the 29th of May. The cable was bro ken at tbe stern of the Agamemnon, on tbe first attempt to lay it, on the 29th of Jnne ; and the splice in mid-ocean on the ast and successful attempt was effected on the 29th of July. The fifth of August, too, seems to be. par ucellence, the red letter day in the company a calendar, un mat day, in 1857, the Niagara landed the end of the cable on the Irish shore ', and on that same identical dav, in 18o8, the same vessel landed the other end of the cable on the shore of Newfoundland both ends of the cable being thns laid by the Niagara. On the 3rd of August. 1857. the tele graph squadron left the Cove of Cork for Valentia Bay, and on that very same day 365 years before the little squadron which carried Lolumbns oa his nrst voy age of diacovery to these shores, weighed anchor from tbe port of X alos in Anda- asia. These are curious and most noteworthy coincidences in connection with the great event of the age. ' A Scha of Histoct. Jnst two hun dred and fifty years ago that is, in the year 1608 Capt. John Smith, the friend of Pocahontas, ascended the X'otomae river as far as the falls, a few miles above the Georgetown of to-day. In decending the river, he was hospitably entertained at the Indian village of Tssg, or Toaeque, on the banks of a small tributary stream. which, from all the points described, must have been Tiber creek. The white guests had their scenes of festivity about where the White Honse now stands. In 1858, it is the wandering and coun- tryless red man who comes to ask kind ness and protection from his white dis possessor, where once he waa sole lord. How few and far between are he friends the poor Indian finds at the seat of the mighty empire which now covers his old bunting grounds. The negro usurps all minds ; for the negro has a political sig nificance to which the vanishing red-face can make no pretensions.- - Of our many sins of omission, no one is more inexcusable than the neglect to provide a regular plan of action for set tling tbe Indians in fixed homes under adequate supervision, instead of pressing them back on barren or limited wastes where tbey mnst live by plunder, nntil they are overtaken by the exterminating fire of civilization. Cim. Gat. . There is a coffee-house keeper, in our city, who sets out very handsome mint jaleps at hie open window, to attract coa- torrrers. la ail tiaaness we logges. so him. that thet are a little too convenient to the thirsty passers-by. He had better haul in his horna." Lou. Jour. Pt5crUaiumtSo THE BOY 017 THE GATE. BY JOUK J. OBTON. Too easvlsreaed asrJsla taat swiafs mm tho gate. Is a ri-ht merry monarch, ia all Oat estate; Bat t re aware kriafs troaalo oaat title is free 1 Thaa better wilaoot oat, tans karmj is he; For tbe ring of bis bagh ia a mirtVasoriaf etraia, Whicb a eboar of roaag cecal area iwajaaad ta a-aia. Too birds are all siagiaf , oaeb bean is elate, TYItb the rosj-cheeked archie tkat swiap oa Use gala. The rasr-ebeeked arckia tbat swia-s aa tbe gate. Hath Xalare's owa page a poo him ta wait His roas comoaaioaa a aberabim crew, Witb posies of daisies, aad batterceps, too. Ha boasts aot of jewels aa forehead or breast; Bat bis beast ia all gladaosa bis miad la at lost. Oh, what ara the hoaor, tbe gtoriee of Stale, To the rosy-cheeked arcbia thai swings aa tbe gate? Tbe rosy-cheeked arcbia tkat swings aa tka gale, U'avea Broadly oa kigk kis satchel aad slate: Tka sky ia all kriaktaese tho Seklo ara all gay. Greea bra or has are wavier; the lambs are at play; -Aad where is tka bosom tbat pines aot ta he The. balked ia tka aaaligkt, ae happy as he? For tbe heart's purest pleasaras, wa Sad Ikeat too lata, Aad sigk to ka awiaging again aa Use gate. The Uses of a Telegraph. The New York Tribune instances a case in our history in which the telegraph would have been of great use : On the 18th of June, 1812, our Gov ernment declared war against Great Brit ain, nnder the inspiration of our younger, more ardeut, less experienced IUpublican politicians of that day, over-ruling the judgment of their older compatriots, who had endured and still remembered the trials and sufferings of our Revolutionary struggle. We had many causes of com plaint against Great Britain ; but one of the most prominent and palpable was based on ber Orders in Council, by which our trade with the Continent had been most outrageously harassed and crippled. Those orders in Council had been repealed before tee declared tear, though the fact was unknown and unsuspected here. Had it been known in other words, had the Atlantic Telegraph then existed it is quite probable that war would not have been declared, that further negotiations would have been had, and an amicable redress of grievance attained, saving to each country thousands of precious lives, and hundreds of millions of dollars. Another chapter in the history of the war of X8I2 atfords an illustration equally striking. The battle of New Orleans was fought on the 8th of January, yet articles of Peace had been signed at Ghent on the 24tu of December, fifteen days before The news of this peace did not reach here till the 11th of February, forty-nine days after it bad been signed by the Com missioners. If tbe oceanic and land tele graph had existed then, what a chain of events would have been broken. A Romascb Squashed. The Mankato Independent says : One of the feioox chiefs recently re turned from Washington, brought back with him an addition to his household, in the shape of a whiie wife a good looking, fashionably diessed young wo man, about twenty years of age. From one of our citizens, who went up to the agency on the same boat, we learn that she manifested considerable disappoint ment at the aspect of affairs on her arri val. The romance of the thing was pret ty efTctually "squashed" by the appear ance of the inmates and surroundings of ber new homo. She declined all offers of assistance from the officers of the boat, who were anxions to return her to civil ized society, protesting her ability and intention to attend to her own business, and advising them to do likewise. They left ner in an eight by ten feet mnd hov el, in company with a conple of Dacotah matrons, who also, we believe, had claims npon the affection of the chief in question. As Unprofitable Tbick. Yesterday morning officer Suter discovered a pile of straw that had been apparently emptied from a bed, in an alley leading from Plom to Lira streets near liongworth, and at once made inquiry at all the houses in the neighborhood to compel the persons placing it there to remove it. Not an in dividual could be found who had even heard of such a pile of .straw ; its ap pearance In the street was quite a matter of astonishment to each and every one of them ! The officer therefore procured tlie services of a drayman, and in loading the cart, they picked up a five dollar bill. which was divided between tbe two. As soon as the money waa discovered, there was no less than seven claimants for the pile of straw including the money, of conrse. Cim. Gas. Ttre "CoiXaWE CobAb" Horse. The man reported as residing in two States and three Counties, has written over the initial "1L" to the Cincinnati Daily Ga zette. He corrects the published state ments, by saying that the tillage of "Col lege Corner" "ia situated on the Ohio and Indiana State line, at the Northwest corner of Butler and Southwest corner of Preble counties, Ohio, with Union Coun ty, Indiana, lying along side." Its name is drawn from the fact that it ia at a cor ner of the College Township owned by Miami University. The bouse in ques tion is a shoemaker's shop, thirty years old, standing three-fourths in Ohio, and one-fourth in Indiana, and four rods North of the corner of Butler and Preble Coun ties. . . , A New York establishment offers a thousand crinolines for sale.. Empty, or with women in thecal Prentice. -e e . i tertis$j.oo rEn ajxum, a adtike. WHOLE NUMBER, 89. The Value of One Square Mile ia Vir ginia. One square mile of ground in the city of New York, even calcntating It at 8100.000 per acre, which is much mora than it would bring, except in favored localities, would be worth 964,000,000, and yet we can find several localities- TO the mountiaius of Virginia which are CI reality far more valuable. One of these may be found between Smyth and Wash ington Counties, on the north fork of the" Holston, and is known as Saltville, tho' estate of Col. Thomaa Preston. One square mile within tbe circumference of the salt basin, including also the gypsntoi formation within the same area, we can show by close calculation, to be worth not only more than one square mile in the city of New Yotk, but more than tbe) whole city. The salt rock within tin's mile ranges from seventy to one hundred feet in thick ness, which would yield a mrt ton, or forty bushels of salt to every solid yard it contains, or over three thousand mil lions of bushels I which when manoofac tured, is worth from forty to fifty cents per bushel. But, presuming it to be worth twenty rents per bushel in the ground, and we have six hundred millions of dol lars, to wiucn wa must add two nnnurea and fifty millions of tons of plaster with in the same space, worth in the ground abont one dollar per ton. making a total of eight hundred and fifty millions of dollars. In another place we estimated the value' of this mineral deposit at only twenty--eight hundred million bushels of ssft, withont reference to the plaster or the" land and improvements. But the present one we make as a boast against anything that the world can produce, and of course, have not allowed any "contingencies," ia onr calculations. The one square mile alluded to above contains about all the salt, bnt not a tenth part of the plaster. The estate contains about 10,000 acres.-- We might also choose a square mile' on the iron mountains of Allegheny County, which, when properly .developed, would be worth more than all the forms in Virginia; or we might choose a square mile of the best lead property at the old Wayne lead mines, and, only est i mating it according to the yield up to the pres ent time, at a moderate profit in the ground, and onr figures would ma into millions. Richmond Enquirer. The young man, Hardesty, who shot and killed Gmbb, in Burlington, Boons County, Ky., about a year ago, was tried and acquitted lecently. The case was an interesting one. Grubb had seduced a sister of Hardesty, and the latter, on dis covering the fact, told the seducer if he did not marry her in six months he would kill him. The six months having expir ed without Grubb's compliance, Hardesty met him on the street and shot bint dead. Grnbb was artned for defence, bnt waa pierced by the bullet of his antagonist while in the act of drawing his pistol. ' On the reudition of the verdict, Jtfdge Nutali delivered the following terdlctV It has more of human nature, or rather, of Kentncky purity, than of judicial propri ety, in it : btr : 1 on have been indicted by a grand jury of your country upon a most heinous charge. You have put yonrself npon your country and your God for de liverance. You have had an impartial trial before them, and they have pronoun ced yon not guilty, and so say I. It may not be proper for me to express my sen. timents. yet, nevertheless, I will do it. loung man 1 h:-d I been wronged as yon have been, I would have spent every dol lar I had on earth, and all that I could have begged arid borrowed, and then, starved npon the track of the villain, bnt 1 wonld have imbrued my hands in bis blood. Go witbont delay, l oil are ac quitted 1 Facts for the Curious. It is said that the number of languages spoken is upward of one thousand. The average of human life is a little up wards of thirty years. Only one person is a thousand lire to the ago of a hundred years. The population of tbe world is estimated at-a thousand millions. The population of the United States i- between twenty and thirty millions. The most intelligent and virtoons portion of the adults' of this country are of the American party-the rest are Democrats, Locofocos. Republi cans, Abolitionists, and fire caters. LouisvilU Journal. A citizen of Canandaigna, N. Y., bae received abetter from Brigham Young, ia reply to one asking a solution of cer tain points in controversy, in regard to his early life. Erigham says that be was born in Whitlrigham, Vt., Junel, 18tf. In early life Lie father removed to West ern New York, where Brigbam lived nn til ho joined the . Mormon Church, in 1S32. He also mention that he has a fine family of boys and girls, strme. of -whom are married ; but witliout men tioning the number of his wives or chil dren, he adds that he has fifteen living and two dead grandchildren. A Spanish wag suggests that a monu ment ought to be erected for the Presi dent of the United States, in the centre of tbe Prado, at Madrid, aa he is the first man that has been able to unite tho Spa nish people, for a thousand years. The Washington Union fears that Mr. Douglas will kill the Democratic party in Illinois. If he does, we guess the na tion will pronounce it a case of justifiable homicide. Prentice.