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Iff ffM fx If w if ftltff if mr 4 AW - ' SOL." MILLER EDITOR iXD PUBLISHER. THE CONSTITUTION AND THE UNION. TERMS $2.00 FES mCYI, I ADYiSCE. VOLUME III. NUMBER 13.J WHITE CLOUD, KANSAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1859. WHOLE NUMBER, 117. (intte 1 SEPTEMBER. (T W. H. C. HOSMER. Meets e'wr ewart-aVptember mlla! TiTlr..el "'I "P""" briar ' The vias-baar. teaip'a ba wlU Isetmaed witi foldea tljbt; . Aa. u with loiterlr,f eteps I pase. Shy piteous ret wy lehbinf. At frr' aafre OfaTres darkly Maes 9esth salorief Ufa, witk moes aVnpraad, Cleam lie striped Aram's aaral toads; Aid brake-sterna, shakea by my tread. Drop their nnd, elosteriDf seeds. Oa a lew ebildrea of the saaae, Thu pale, faataatie paieter, Froit, (Vim colon with cold haul bat laid Thai's rat a leaf is Vast. Bleed-drop hm ead tbem ba ana Oa the to eoajaeb's vest of areas, Ai if its beart Ud blad; Aai bm ull maples form a srreea. Tat frm is grewiar, red. fn aiovrr, while llaa kackwheal fIU la reddiab swath, bis tk la cheer, Sem rede old ballad.iria recall. Thai mil I bra to bear: Tba soairrel, frijhteaed by bit eoaf . A aei'Hkorin; carnSelJ'. e Ira alon-. Ban ia wild diuoav; Aad mnkd cto. a niiT tbroof. . fly Urnojb Iba ooJ aay. 0!i piTff, wamrd br p:ln of cheap, Frt'b frB the bath of eentla tlMwera, Ale rifalli'X the Tardora deep Of Mr' aachaoleJ boon; Tbt aombriKini lifia it roof of anoar. Wita ftweate hania driped below Tanl aeel ftr fairy folk:! AaJ arl.ile hi boalil ware to and fro. Fill arorn fr tba oak. Ilore waia. piled kifh with yellow aaaisa. Grata a the wheel cot throajh tba aoil; Aad ib- blithe boater homeward ttrajl, Bearia hi feathered spoil. Wi'h aiit the ditant bill are erowaed, Aad wia U, ia paint;, waft a aoOB.1, Pleataat to boTbood' aart Of ripe Trait falling to the croonda ta orcbarl plaated aear. rf tltct Cnlc. THE MILLINER'S APPRENTICE. BT J. R. INGRAHAM. I. Caroline Archer ws the most beantiful milliner's apprentice tb it tripped along theittreelsof Pluladelphia. She was just wventeen ; with the softest brown Imir, that would bnrst into thousand ringlets over her neck and shoulders, all she could do to teach it to lay demnrelj' on her rtak, as a milliner's aj-prentiee should do. Hit e were of the deepest blue of the JW sky after a ahower; not that showers often visited her brilliant orbs, for she an happy hearted as a child, and to ting all day lung was aa natural to her as to the robin red-breast at least it was until she became a milliner's apprentice, hen 'lie was forbid to sing by her ans- re mistress, as if a maiden's fingers wouM not move as nimbly with a cheer fnl carol on her tongne. Her smile a like light, it was so beaming; and then it aa so full of sweetness and gentle-heartiness ! It was delightful to watch ber Ene fare, with a smile mantling its class ical featnres. and her coral lips just part i showing the mont beautiful teeth in the world. One could noi but fall in love ith her ontriglit at sight yet there was certain elevated purity and dignity about ow that checked lightness or thought of in relation to her. Caroline Archer was the daughter of u widow or a highly respectable mer int, who died during the cholera season- After hi death, he was found to be insolvent, and from affluence and comfort. Mr. Archer became poor and dependent on her own exertions. Possessing native ?ergy of character, and inspired to exer tion by the necessity of providing for four children, the eldest of whom, our heroine. Caroline, was Jmt nine years of re, she collected a remnant of furni wre. and tenanted a small but a neat ie in in obscure street, in the rear of Archatreet. Here she eked out a little pittance which she had saved from the or her jewelry, by taking in sewing !rom "J""'-- makers and milliners, and 7 nee-He and worsted work, which she "wposed of when completed at the nsnal Pitories for such articles. Thus, by eatcare, prudence and industry, she s enable.! to clothe and educate Caro 'me 'and the three boys, and even to save P fonr hnndred dollars, which she placed J? "taw 'n the Savings' Bank. Caro ! l ''DRth reached her fifteenth year, that we have described her as pos "g. Her mother now looked forward r time when she should become a v"". for, for that station had she a Vacating her. and between bope and j now abqut to draw opon the lit p"eanshehad husbanded for this very Y?' p"c her nnder a music and master. It was at this period that lttn,ar7 tornado burst nnqn the land; to it. ier morn'ng he would have gone . inb,nk n which abe had deposited itut; he learned that the wtou h4 becom bankrupt and 0M.. She had lost her all ! With- murmur, for she wag a Christian. )W ""tianty, had taught her to school fehaVVa'119 ehing of adversity,! Dned her ambiUoru hopes for ber1 child forever from her breast, and placed oer, me very a ay on wnicb abe had learn- .1 V - 3 ;. ... an ucr auivenmy, as an apprentice to a mill iner and mantoa-maker in Walnnt street. At the period of our ktory, Caroline naa oeen nearly two years an apprentice, during which period sorrow and internal anxiety had undermined her mother's health so far that she was nnable to con tribute longer to the anpport of Iter fami ly, the care of which devolved on the no ble girl. All day she labored at the nee dle in the little back parlor of the shop. Her task done, she'hastened home through the twilight to attend to the domestic du ties of her little family. After her bro thers were abed, she would s't by the wasting invalid, and toil till midnight over her sewing to earn an additional sum to purchase for her those little comforts so grateful to the sick. Her brothers, thanks to the munificent system of the city, were taught daily at the public schools without expense, and save the homely provision for their table, they were happy and well enough off. Caro line alone bore all the burden of toil and I anxiety. Yet she shrunk not from it. but nnwerriedly, with a chrerfnl temper and a liclit heart, gave herself a willing sacri fice to her filial affection. Woman in adversity rises into the nngel. II. Mrs. Emily What ton wan the most chii'ming bride that hud been led to the altsr in Philadelphia, during the winter of 183S. Her husband. IVrrv Wharton. was a young gentleman of fortune, iust from his travels in Euro; e. where he had first seen his future brido. They were a noble pair, and nature aa well as fortune had mails them worthy of each other. Percy was generous, high-spirited, and the soul of honorable feeling. Travel had not spoiled, but improved him. It hd elevated his character, and given him a healthy knowledge, not only of man kind, but of himself, He was sniiable to a l.tiilt. ana not the less ilistniiriushcl lor the the quiet, gentlemanly tone of his man ners. than for bis 'earning and good cnj.e. Emily how shall I describe her ? Let the reader imagine the loveliest vomit; bride he or she has ever beheld, and they will form some notion of the exquisite grace and beauty of Mrs. ,mily har ton. But, then, this lovely young bride must have hair, black as the raven a wing ana eyes narlt aa mulnignt, with long shadowy lashes, just subitum;, cot veiling their brilliancy, one should have a com plexion something between a Spanish girl's and a blonde, but more favorin? the Spanish, with dark, arched brows, con trasting, but harmonizing with a pleasing forehead, not so white as Parian marble. hut softer and far more beautiful. She should have an exquisite profile not Grecian not Italian but American that lovely, delicate outline of the face so peculiar to beautiful American females, which possesses all the regular chiselling of the urevian beau ideal without its hardness. Her nose, too, should be the least bit in the world retrousse, and with the most charming mouth, she should have- a sweet, sparkling smile, which should display a set of the most brilliant teeth that ever gave richness to the smile of beauty. Such was the face of Emily Wharton. Her figure waa moulded like that of a youthful goddess, superb and Juno-like. She dressed with perfect taste, which, altogether, united with her beautiful face, won for her the praise of being the finest and most lovely shaped woman in Philadelphia. She was clever. in the English sense,) without being a blue, and her conversation was full of wit and vivacity. She had a good share of plain, common sense, and but very little vanity. If she was vain of anything, it waa of her handsome hnsband, to whom she bad been now four months married. and of her beautiful teeiL. III. It was a bright and cheerful Hay mor-i- . . - i . ning. alter a reiresning nigni auower. Caroline Archer, with two or three other apprentices and their mistress, was seated at work npon a superb green ridinj dress, which apparently was nearly finished. The morning seemed too lovely to remain within. Caroline glanced ont of the baca window into the little parterre, adorned with a few flower-pots of geraniums and monthly roses, ana signed, a no nine canary bird in the eage, hung np by the ontside of the door, sung with most noisy hilarity, as the slanting sun-beams, that poured into the little yar4 between tne tall, surrounding roofs, shone warm upon hia perch, while a mocking-bird, in the neighboring yard of a French peruquier. poured forth a flood of ravishing song, as if trying to rival the yellow minstrel by the richness and wonderful variety of his strains. Glimpsa from the open door were caught of passengers in the streets gliding past, all gay, cheerful, and seem ingly happy. Caroline sighed again, and, bending her face over her work, pursued her toil. She sighed not to mingle in the gay throng nor for liberty though con finement to one so young and naturally light-hearted, and with a soul to enjoy the happiness of life, was irksome and trying. S!e sighed to think of her mother's lonely and desolate condition, at such a joyous hour. "How she would enjoy this bright sunshine 1 If I could only be at home for half an hour to lead her forth on a short walk I" were her thought. She had also recently had a new cans for anxiety. Her mother's illness had not only exhausted all her owa little wages, bat b4 left her with no means to meet their quarterly rent of twenty dollars, which was due that evening at nine o clock. She knew not how to obtain it- knew not what to do. She was, there fore, sad and thoughtful, and full of an ticipation of evil to those she loved. Un less the rent was promptly met, she knew that their cruel landlady, (for a coarse. vulgar woman, who kept an inn at the corner of their street, was the owner of their tenement.) would, as she bad threat ened, seize npon their little furniture, and turn them into the street. While she was indulging these heavy thoughts, a young gentleman entered the snop in front; for Mrs. Carvil. the milli ner, like many others in her line, .kept a dry goods store, in addition to her milli nery department. There's a customer. I cannot go into the shop, for this braid must be set on, and if Mrs. Wharton don't get her dress by eleven o'clock, I shall lose one of my best customers," said Mrs. Carvil, a little lady, with a very little foot, a very little waist, a very little beauty, a very little sense, a very little pug nose, and a very- great deal of temper. "Caroline, he is a yonng fellow you go and wait on him. And mind yon dare go behind the coun ter with that serious, siokly look ! I can see yon through the glasa door, and if yon don't wear your finest shop-smile for him, look ont that's all look out! I am not agoing to have my customers driven away by cross looks in my girls when a smile, which costs nothing, will make many a young fellow leave twenty dollars behind him. I hareacertain smile, girls," she continued, as Caroline rose to obey her. "that has brought me in more than one fifty dollar bill in my time," and Mrs. Carvil screwed her withered visage into an extraordinary muscular contortion that many a man would willingly give fifty dollars to escape a second infliction of. Caroline was despatched by Mrs. Car vil to wait on the yonng gentleman, be canse she was the loveliest of her flock, and experience had shown the milliner the wisdom of this species of policy. It was only when fine gentlemen were the customers that Caroline was sent into the shoo. On all other occasions Mrs. Car vil herself, or one of the other girls, offi ciated. Caroline entered the shop with a heavy heart, ana as sue was passing round the counter, seeing that the customer was fashionable and remarkably handsome young man, she approached the place where he Ktood with a rising color and step of timidity. "Have yon gloves ?" he asked, lifting his fine eyes to her face. There was a sudden glow of surprise and an involuntary change to the deepest respect in the concnaing tones ot his voice, as his glance rested on her face, that bore testimony to her charms. She could not but be aensinie ot the cause ot ins emotion, and the mantling blush of maid enly emb irrassment heightened her loveli ness. With an agitated hand, she took down the packages of gloves, and without lift ing her eyes to the admiring gaze which she knew was ardently, yet respectfully, stealing glances of her beauty, laid them before him. He at length selected several pairs of gloves, and, taking out an elegant green wallet with a miniature on the in side, paid for them iu silence, and she de livereil them to him in the same eloquent silence. Caroline was all the while strangely embarrassed, and so evidently was the yonng gentleman ; and a timid glance she had ventured to steal of his face, as he was measuring a pair of gloves npon his white and symmetrical hand, awakened in her bosom an interest in him snch as she had never before experienced towards any of the numerous young gen tlemen she had seen. She could not de fine it, but it will be plain to the femtle reader that it was the first tender germ of love, vt hen he departed from the shop. which he did with a bow of tho most re spectful admiration, it was with a height ened cheek, a throbbing heart, and emo tions of mingled pain and pieasne that Caroline returned to the little sewing room. "How much did he buy ?" asked Mrs. Carvil, as Caroline resumed her needle, and bent her head low over her work to conceal, beneath a cloud of curls, the con fusion that she felt was telling tales upon her. The maiden's reply was row and inau dible, as her face was still concealed, while her needle seemed to have forgot its wonted skill, and made awkward work npon tne edges 01 me eiegani riaing habit. 'Mls$ Archer if you pleate, said Mrs. Uarvilin the emphatic tone and ac cent of offended dignity, bridling np her little person, and looking angrily at her apprentice. "Six pain, ma'am." said Caroline, more dintinetly. without raising her head. "I am glad you have found your tongue, miss. What are yon doing, trollop? Look at them at itches. As I am a living woman, if the girl is not working a button- hole stitch on the hem I If yon don't know what you are about, Caroline Ar cher, yon had best pnt on your bonnet and shawL A bint'a enough to some folks." Caroline's cheek now became as pale as it was hitherto roseate; and really alarm ed at the angry language of her mist res, she instantly picked ont the unfortunate button-hole stitch, and nimbly plying her needle for the next half hour, when the riding dress was completed, amply atoned for her fault. IV. A little before one o'clock on the same day in which the scenes at the milliner's took place, a gallant cavalcade, consisting of half a dozen ladies and gentlemen, started from the door of one of the prince ly mansions in Girard Place, and full of gayety and spirits, tornsd towards Broad Street. Here thev gave rein to their spirited horses." end at a rapid pace .rode along this magnificent aveuue.vhieh, but for the railroad that disfigures it, would be without a parallel in the cities of the Union. A few minutes swift riding brought them into the suburbs, and after winding throngh many shady lanes, and traversing pleasant roads. adorned with citizens vil las, they issued upon a spacious thorough fare, crowded with carriages, pedestrians. and horsemen, and, soon after, descending a hill, from which was a most delightful rural prospect of woodland, lawn, and river, they drew rein at the gate of the Laurel Hill Cementery. By the courtesy of the very gentlemanly originator and director of this lovely spot, Mr. Smith, the ladies were permitted, without the trouble of dismounting, to ride through the gravelled avenues of tbU exquisite place. Prav, Mr. iNnitli, asked one ot the ladies, distinguished less by a suburb green riding-habit that swept the ground with its flowing folds than by the elegance of her figure, the dazzling beauty of her face, the perfection1 of her seat in the sad dle, and the admirable manege of her steed, "pray. Mr. Smith, do tell me if that is one of Thorn's statues of Souter Jonnv you have in that niche ?" Ride nearer, Mrs. Wharton, where yon can look over the iron fence, and you will recognize in it a graver friend of yours than Souter Jonny," said the direc tor, smiling. "It is Old Mortality in very truth, Per cy Frank, did yon ever see anything so perfect. I wish Walter Scott were of our party, and could see it. liow it would delight the old gentleman." "Which of them, beott or JInrtality, sis 7 asked the young man wnom sne had called Frank, the very same young gentleman that had made Caroline Archer work a bntton-hole stitch on "a bera A pair of the fawn-colored gloves he had purchased were npon his hands. "Are yon not ashamed, Frank, to de stroy Emma's sentiment ?" asked Percy barton. "Frank has no more sentiment than Sultan here !" she said, patting her horse upon the mane. "See how intelligently he looks, as if he was alive to the beau ties of the sculpture and had read Waver ly. Ont upon you. brother Frank." "Believe me, sis, he is trying to spell ont that tin sign hung on the statue, like a porters label." "Silence, brother 1 this is no place for light conversation. Indeed. I think it will be wrong to ride through the ceme terv." -"Trains of funeral carriages traverse it daily, Mrs. W harton," said the proprie tor, "-and I always drive in ray own ba rouche." "You had best ride in, Emily," said Percy, "as we have planned a long ride before we return to the city, and there will be detention in remounting." Slowly moving along the ascending and winding avenues, the whole party, accompanied by the attentive director, went through the whole cemetery, linger ing here and there before a monument, and selecting lovely spots where they would love to lie when life's cares were over. Elizabeth!" repeated Mrs. Wharton, pausing before a simple block of white marble erected above a green grave. "How touching ! Not another word on the tomb I How alTectingly touching ! Here is another 'Mr Dadohttb, aoed sevexteex tears !' What a tale these few eloquent words tell I" Thus they wandered through the rural grounds of the cemetery, yet pausing a moment en the highest part, where all the ways meet, to contemplate a prospect that has no equal. The Schuylkill stretched away to the right a'nd left, presenting on either hand the most perfect scenery, so that it was difficult to decide which were the lovelier, the northern or southern view. Its banks were adorned by groves of oak and elm. that from sloping green hills descended till they hung over the water, which was black with their.shadows. Numerous villas, with lawns of bright green spread before them, studded here and there with a cope or a group of ven- erabie trees, were nan oiu. uu seen throngh the forests on either shore; while the quiet and repose of the whole was re .. . . , - - . lieved and enlivened oy gai.y paimexi ca nal barges, gliding beneath the banks and filling the air with the wild melody of their bugles. . How lovely I waa the exclamation of all, after they had surveyed the beauty of the prospect. "Do yo remember aionni audutb i asked Percy of Emily. "Yes. but it is less lovely man mi. Here, merhinks. I wonld willingly repose after death. I nevjer thought so of Mount Acbnrn. There is gloom Mid awful solemnity about ita deep glens and dark dells, fringed with pine and cypress, that made me shudder as I entered tbem. What lovelier place of repose eonld one deairw. dear Percy, thla beneath yonder graceful willow where the sunbeam is broken into diamonds ere it una on tne sward, and where the singing birds light and poor forth their happy song r 'A literary friend ol mine, woo waa here yesterday," said Mr. Smith, "spoke of the same spot, and was so struck with its retired beauty, that he was balf-inclin ed to remove two lovely children bnried at the booth and place them here. "It is, indeed, a lovely spot. If it were mine, I would have a monument erected there, with simply 'Percy' and 'Emily upon it," said Mrs. Wharton, with tenderness. "Nay, dear Emma this is idle 1" laid Percy, with a look of distress. "We will return to the gate, Frank, and mount onr horses. Good morning, Mr. Smith, and receive our thanks for your kindness and courtesy." As he spoke, he unintentionally waved his riding whip with a quick movement near the head of his wile's fiery horse, which started back and reared with her so high, that, fearing she would lose her seat and fall backward, she struck him a smart blow with her whip. The animal, enraged at this, bounded forward along the avenue on a run, and with the bit in his teeth, rapidly followed the windings of thewalk, perilling her life at every turn in the path, and swiftly descended the excavated road leading to the gate. Mrs. Wharton did not lose her presence of mind, and nAin tained her seat like a good horsewoman ; but all her strength and management were not sufficient to give her command of the curb. The gentlemen bad followed like the wind, to intercept the horse ere he reached the gate, and were turning the an gle on the mound that brought them in sight of it, when they sa.v the horse, who found the gate closed against him, turn short round to retrace his steps, and throw her with the saddle, the girth of which broke, with violence against a column of the arch. In a moment Percy and her brother were at her side, and supporting her in their arms. She was bleeding pro fusely from the mouth, but to the earnest inquiries of both, she replied she was not hurt, as the saddle had broken the force of her fall. I have only cut ray lip, I believe," she said, with a smile, trying to re-a3sure her alarmed husband. She put her hand to her mouth as she spoke, and with a shriek, such as only a beautiful woman with a fine set of teeth could give at snch a moment, almost fainted in Percy's arms. "My dear Emma, yon are dying !" he exclaimed, in alarm. "Alas, my beauti ful, wife I" "Alas, my beautiful teeth !" "Teeth !' "I have lost my teeth," she said, in despair, Nothing more ? Thank heaven I I thought yon were seriously hurt." "My teeth, Percy my beautiful teeth!" "Here is one here is another. By the rood, here are four of them, sister Em ma !" cred Frank, gathering np from the gravel, as he spoke, four of those brilliant teeth which had made Mrs. Wharton's smile so fascinating, and of which, naxt to Percy, she was so innocently vain. "Have you lost any more 7" "Any more 1" repeated Mrs. Wharton, in despair. "Indeed. Emma dearest, have yon suf fered no other injury than the loss of your teeth?"' 4X6 other, Percy ?" "I am thankful for the preservation of your iiie. "Ion will love me no longer, Percy I shall be a fright ! I should rather have been" "Kilied outright, yon were going to add, I dare say, sis," said Frank, kissing her tenderly ; for a pretty woman to lose her life, is, I believe, a less sacrifice than to lose her beauty. But never despair. i on have got beanty enough left to make a hundred foolish fellows like Percy, here, fall in love with yon." "What shall I do? Mercy I my voice sounds like grandma's I" . "Yon have the advantage, then, said Frank, "of knowing how yon will speak when yon get to be a grandma 1" "Frank, yon have no pity I hat shall I do, Percy T""1 ' "Go to Dr. 's, the dentist." (to be costisced.) Sioss or the Tines. It is unusual for public men of the -South, ia the height of their fame and influence, to persist in re tiring from service. -Bnt now, this sin gular spectacle is shows in several in stances. Mr. Stephens, of Georgia, per emptorily withdraws. There isasmash- np coming, be is saiu to have remarked. j.nd it is time to get off the train. ' Geo. W. Jones, of Tennessee, takes a similar eonrse. 1 ne same is true oi nr. uow- dell. of Alabama. Not least Mr. Orr, of South Carolina, late Speaker of the House, has likewise refused a re-election. and gone into voluntary retirement. . We have before mentioned tbe opinion of Donglas, as to coming events, and tbe following, from the Washington corres pondent of the New York Express, shows that Mr. Orr has just the tame presenti ment: After the adjournment of the last Con gress, the Speaker, Mr. Orr, of South Carolina, was requested by a friend, to give him his views on the political futrrre. 1 Mr. Orr replied, without hesitation "In' my opinion, the Opposition will organ ize tbe next Honse of Representatives, and, if they select a conservative, nation al candidate, will also elect the next Pre sident." " CTikttwc Nana. A dry goods bona in New York advertises "Magenta Long Shawls," and a Richmond eating shop announces that it serves np "Solferino Soup." WE STOOD BESIDE THE WIS DOW, BT MISS FRANCES CK09BT. We wood beaida tba wiadow ; It waa aba eery aaaia. Where, year ago, towtiaer, . - Wa- aiwta aach other'a aaaao. ' I liateaej for tba dear arorda I aaed fa bear froaa thaw ; I liateaej, bat there eataa as Oaa loriaf word for aie! I looked iota the blaa depth Of thove beloved ayes; I loafed ta aaa tbaoi flifrtaa. With tboafbts af former rjee I looked, bat, oh! they apoke aa The teaderaeea of old! I tbooeSl re? Tory heart.trine Woold break, tbej erere aa aolal! My baad, I laid tt foottj How eemly! oa ta thiaa; I thought ha polaa beat qatekar; I thought it aaiwered eaiae! Bat ao! there eras ao preaaure My dream af bliaa wa. oar; I kaew tba spell was br.ikeo That I was loved aa mora! Tub Asostmocs Letter to Mb. Sick les. The following is a copy of the anonymons letter said to have been re ceive! by Daniel E. Sickles. It appears in a New York Weekly, in a foe simile engraving : Washimgtov. February 21, 1859. Hos. Daviel SicKLrs : Dear Sir : With deep regret I inclose to your ad dress these few liues ; bnt an indispensa ble duty compels me to do so, seeing that yon are greatly imposed upon. There is a fellow, I may say, for be is not a gentleman, by any means, by the name of Philip Barton Key, and I be lieve the District Attorney, who rents a honse of a negro man by the name of John A. Gray, situated on Fifteenth Street, between K and I Streets, for no other purpose than to meet your wife, Mrs. Sickles ; he hangs a string out of the window, as a signal to her that he is in, and leaves the door unfastened, and she walks in, and, sir, I do assure you. With these few hints, I leave the rest for you to imagine. Most respectfully, your friend, R. P. G. Tobacco and White Labor. Im mense quantities of Tobacco are now ar riving daily, in Richmond, and the ware houses are nearly overrun. At Schockoe, we understand, there is more Tobacco on storage and for inspection than has ever before been within the walls of the ware house. About sixty hands are employed there daily in coopering, breaking, storing. etc., and it deserves to be mentioned that in this force, but in separate "gangs" are several white laborers. Until the present year, we believe, negroes have lieen exclu sively employed to perform warehouse la bor, but the enhancement of the value of slaves, and the high rates of negro hire have induced the inspectors to employ a few whites, experimentally. They are not as expert as the darkies in whirling the hhds., but apart from their lack in experience in this respect, they perform the labor required of them in a satisfacto ry manner. It is probable, however, that white labor will entirely supersede slave labor, at either warehouse, unless tbe rel ative cost of the latter should become so much higher, as to compel the Inspectors to substitute the latter. Richmond Whig. New Order oy Ksow Nothings. The Philadelphia Pennsylvanian says : It appears from recent developments that the friends of a certain Presidential candidate have commence! a secret politi cal organization in New York, and are endeavoring to extend it into other States, The Order is known by the name of "Spartans." They avow themselves in favor of the Cincinnati Platform "as ex pounded by the people's champion, Ste phen A. Douglas ?' and the following is one ot their resolutions, made pnblie in the Etpublie, at Buff Jo, where there is a branch of the Order : "Resolved, That, in order to malt onr- selies effset'me at the polls, we will act as a tjott IN CASTING OUR BALLOTS FOR MEN WHO SHALL HAVE BEEN INDORSED BY THIS OR DER 1" , . Ket to bb Averoed. Matthew Hale Smith, the New York correspondent of the Boston Journal, savs : "A madder set of fellows than Daniel E. Sickles quondam friends cannot be conceived. All sorts of things are talked of mass meeting to compel Daa to re sign a letter, 15,000 strong, hinting the same way support to the claims of Wil liamson, who claims that bickles was not legally elected. What will be done no one knows. If be keep open house in Washington next winter, Sicklee will have jolly time of it Key is not with out friends. Before tbe new torn in the affair it was said the murder of Key wonld not be unavenged. If tbe pro gramme on both sides is carried ont, many think that another Washington tragedy ill be known. NrwiPAPxa Ehtkrpbisc. Tbe London Poet announced that Mr. Cboate had reached Liverpool ia safety, and accom panied the statement with a memoir of tbe distinguished American. Knowing that be waa expected and seeing tbe arrival of tbe steamship on which he was known to have secured pawage, the Post came to the conclusion that it might get ahead of its eo temporaries by introducing so emi nent a man to the British pnblie. (From the Pittsburgh Dispatch, July 25th.) Romanes Extraordinary. A Wo as Traviluso with a Cirocs Sevih Years, is Mali Attire. Oa' Friday of last week, two individuals, calling themselves Jack and Charlie, made their appearance in Chambersburg, and while sauntering through that town, the latter attracted much attention ap pearance, voice and manner seeming to' indicate that he coold not justly claim to be of the sterner sex. His companion. Jack,' had drank very freely, and became uproarious in a saloon, incurring the dis pleasure of tbe bar keeper, who compelled him to leave. Charlie immediately fol lowed, having been advised by some one that " Sis" had better leave too, and aa he retreated, declared that he wss no Sis." Shortly afterwards. Jack wae arretted on the street for swearing. Char lie became indignant at this, declared sr "knock-down" would be tbe consequence. and that he would "stay" with Jack under any circumstances. Both Jack and Charlie were arrested, and complaint having been made by a Constable, the magistrate was about to commit them to' prison. Charlie became boisterous, threat ened all sorts of violence with different weapons, and was finally searched. No thing dangerous was found on his person, or with which he could execute his threats. Jack and Charlie went to prison, and there being some doubts of the sex of Charlie, the jailor considered it his duty' to make an investigation. The regalia of the Daughters of Malta was found in' is possession, and tbe fact was disclosed that As was a woman. She gave a history of herself. It would, appear that she was born and raised ia the town of bomerset. in this State. Her name is Matilda Rnshenburger. and she is about twenty-four years of age... About seven years ago Dan Rice's Circus was in Somerset. Her father who is a blacksmith, did considerable horse shoe ing for the circus, and from visits of Rice to the shop, she became acquainted with him. Rice endeavored to get her brother to travel with him, but he refused. He then, she alleges, persuaded her to accom pany him, and np to a short period she has been in hia employ. She donned male attire from the time she started, and has been wearing it ever since. Her oc cupation in the circus was equestrianism and vaulting, and no doubt she figured' among Rice's "stars" as "the celebrated Equestrian, Signor Somebody, from Fraa- coni's in Paris, and Astley's in London." blie says she is not the only female in male ' attire travelling with circuses in this country. Of course she is rough itt speech, and from her degrading and bru tal associations, seems to have lost all re spect for the proprieties of her sex. It is understood here that the Le Clerc letter waa written by Mr. Hunter, Chief Clerk of the State Department, in the regular routine of business; the Hofer letter by Mr. Appleton, to remove the sting of the first ; and that part of the dispstch to our Minister at Berlin which has been published, by Mr. Buchanan, as an antidote to both the others. There is positive information here that Mr. Hunter will carry all the Virginia . delegates, and will probably be the nom inee at Charleston. Mr. Wise is now here. Washington Cor. Jr. T. Tribune. White Hoesg Aspirasts. The Gin" cinnati Commercial indulges in the fol' lowing : Presidential candidates are rapidly dis- anpeanng. James liuchanan expresses his final and conclusive determiation not to be a caudidate for re-election. Henry A. Wise has written one letter too many, and is blown sky high. Gen. Joe Lane has manifestly lost influence in bis owa State, and will look in vain elsewhere for support. We may look out for a new crop of candidates. Sickles, says an exchange, has taken a house in Washington, for tbe next season, as if he intended to retain his seat in the House, and his former position ia society. Soon after tbe murder of ber lord, Mrs. ' Sickles said she was tired of Washington society, having seen enough of it, and wished to retire ; but now, having been fully restored, ber re-appearance in Wash ington will create quite a sensation : but gentlemen, in view of ber eonfessioas will be very careful of their attentions. A Good Eoo. Tbe best egg we hare beard of yet, was purchased in tbe Nash ville market house recently by a citizen. Ha bought it with a number of others. and carry ing it home, put it away, as ritual witn bis stock of provisions. In tbe course of eight days it hatched, without any warming process other than the com munication of atmospheric beat.' The chicken was living and doing well at last accounts. A ash. PaL Comfuxbbtart to C alxb. The Maine Evangelist says : ' Mr. Henry Johnson, the Mayor of Newbnryport. died ia that - city on Sunday of last week. Hs waa aa uncle of Caleb Cashing, bnt was other wise a respectable and worthy man V The Ohio papers say. that at a late game of ball ia that State, the Hon. J. B. Giddings, the old Abolitionist, bore off tbe palm. He has probably had more experience ia the game of bawl than any other man in Ohio. LoiJ6vr. One of tbe Kentucky Democratic edi tors says that "the tunnel through Maid- ' rough's Hill will be tbe greatest bore ia the State." "Yourself exceoted." the. tunnel might say. if it had a tongne to .. talk with. Premies.