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SOI. MILLER, EDITOR AND PUBLISHER,
VOLUME XV.-NIBIBER 5.
THE JOllY UUD FV.DACOliVK.
BT GZOBGE AKSOLD.
Twm a Jolly old pedagogue, long ap
Tall, and Blender, and nallow, auadrrt
III form wait bent and his gait was slow,
-Jlnd hi long, thin hair was white aa mow.
Bat a wonderful twinkle shone in his eye;
-And he sang every night, aa he went to bed:
Mt u be bappv here below;
The living should lire, though the dead be dead,"
Said the Jolly bid pedagogue, long ago.
He tangbt the scholar the Knle r Three,
Heading, and writing, and b.atory, toe; 4
He took the little one on bis kneL
Pot a kind old heart In his braut had be.
And the wanU of the littlest child he knew.
"Learn while you're young,' he often said ;
"There is much to enjoy down here below; """"
Ufa for the living, and rest for tbe dead I "
Said the jolly bid pedagogue, lung ago.
"With the stupidest boys, lie waa kind and cool.
Speaking only in gentlest tones t
"The tod was scarcely known in his school
"Whipping, to him, was a barbarous rule,
.Ana too hard work for his poor old bones;
Besides, It was painful, he sometimes said:
Weahou!d make life pleasant down here below;
"The living need charity more than the dead,
Said tbe JoUy old pedagogue, long ago.
He Ured In the house by the hawthorn lane,
With rei and woodbine over the door;
His rooms ere quiet, and neat, and plain,
Bnt a spirit of comfort there held reign,
And made him forget he waa old and poor.
I need io-iittle " he often said;
And my friends and relative here lielow,
Won't litigate over me, when I'm dead,"
Said the jolly old pedagogue, long ago.
But the pleasantest times he had, of all.
Were the sociable hours be used to pass.
With his chair tipjd lack to a neighbor's wall.
Making an unceremonious call.
Over a pipe and a friendly glass :
'This was the finest pleasure, he said, f
Of tbe many he tasted here-below:
Wlio has no cronies, had better be dead,"
Said the jolly old pedagogue, long ago.
tXhe JoUy old pedagogue's wrinkled face
Melted all over in sunshiny smiles;
Tie stirred his glass with an old-Nchool grace.
Chuckled, and sipped, and prattled apace.
Till tbe houMe crew merry from cellar to tiles.
"I'm a pretty old man," he gently said;
I've lingered a long time here lielow:
But my heart la fresh, if my youth is fled 1
Said the Jolly old pedagogue, long ago.
He smoked his pipe in the Iralmy air.
Every night, when the sun went down ;
.And the soft wind played in his silvery hair,
Leaving its tenderest kisses there.
On the Jolly old pedagogue's jolly old crown ;
And. feeling the kWes, fac smiled, and said:
Twaa a glorious world, down litre below;
"Why wait for happiness till we are dead !
Said this jolly old pedagogue, long ago.
He sat at his door, one midsummer night.
After the sun had sunk In the west,
And the lingering lteam of golden light
3Iad his kindly old face look warm and bright:
While the odnrous night-winds wblicred "Best!"
Gently, gently, he bowed his bead
There were angels waiting for him. I know:
He was sure of hia happiness, living or dead.
This jolly old pedagogue, long ago!
A KE1V STOBY WITH AS OLD SAME.
The evening of Friday long expected had
como at length, and t ho town hall was crammed
from the entrance door to tbu very foot of the
-stage. Every inch of sitting and standing ground
was occupied, and quite a nunilcr of persons w ere
turned bway from tho doors, unable to gain ad
mittance. Greenville had never known such an
The magician himself had stood at the door till
he had taken over a hundred dollars, before ho
finally gavo up tho post to an auxiliary villager.
Tho audience was not only large, hut highly re
siectable, the tlite of Greenville being present.
There were tho two clergymen, never lebre
known to patronize any exhibition, except one of
" a strictly moral and religious tendency," as tho
lecture of a reformed gambler; the detailed ac
count of the Bufferings of a returned missionary,
-whose strong flavor of tobacco alone hail saved
him from digestion in cannibal stomachs ; a mod
el of Jerusalem, a panorama of the Holy Land,
or a "sacred concert." They brought their fami
lies that is, the married one did ; the other used
his family ticket to smuggle in three of the pret
tiest girls in the village, all of whom were (sup
posed to ho in lovo with him.
Tho rising young physician was there. Ho wore
a pair of new, green glasss, and carried a lingo
opera-glass, the latter lieing more valuable to
look at than to look through, it being a bargain
picked up in a New York auction room, aud mi
nus both object-glasses. Tho doctor brought
with him also, an old volume of natural magic
and a treatise on alchemy, both of which he stud
died diigently before the raising of tho curtain.
But especially and particularly Judge Bascom
was there. Judge Ilascom, who waa usually call
ed " 'Squire ; " who was Judge of Prol-ate, aud so
weaiiuy mat uo luucieu lie owned tlie wnole vil
lage ; who did own considerably more than his
fair share of it. Numbcreof tenements and many
acres of land were his. Though ho didn't own
the town hall, he was senior partner in the firm
wf Bascom it Carletou, whose store occupied one
naif of tho basement of the building, aud ho was
President of the Greenville Bank, w Inch occupied
the other. So be fancied ho owned the building,
and perhaps for that reason ho always sported a
massive ruffle to his shirt front, aud never ap
peared in public without whito cotton gloves.
The landlord was there, with all his family,
iiWn to the hostler, the Eagle being shut up for
"this night only, which caused great joy to its ri
val, tho American Hotel, which latter place of
rest and refreshment for travellers predicted the
Eagle's downfall from that date.
All tho lawyers, squires, merchant, well-to-do
farmers, and all other notabilities were present ;
in fact, all Greenville was there. When the Imp
left thedoor, and stalked majestically to the stage,
an almost uncontrollable disposition to laugh
seized upon him. It was rather amusing to ono
hitherto used to more worldly and fashionablo
audiences ; all the men were seated at ono side
of the hall, the womenat the other a relic of old
Puritan times, when a man was fined and set in
the stocks for kissing a pretty girl.
The Bottle-Imp disappeared behind the enrtain,
and ftU the audience became hushed, and silently
a-xpectant. They awaited the commencement of
-what ho was going to show them, with consider
nblo excitement. Something about tbe man and
Jiis accessories was so incomprehensible and mys
jtcrions. Presently, after they had been allowed to wait
to the very extremity of patience, they heard the
jingle of a small bell, aud the large green curtain
parted itself in tho centre, and rolled quietly
back at either hand, tieing gathered np in grace
ful folds at each side, by some means unseen by
It disclosed the Bottle-Imp, standing silent and
dcrene in the centre of the stage. He wore a
square black cap upon his head, giving his dark
face a yet gloomier shade. A scarlet robe hung
in folds about his person, disclosing at every step
the figures of strange licastsand birds and ser
pents, which seemed to crawl, in brilliant tinsel,
He stood for some thirty seconds, gazing upon
-the crowd effaces that were turned nponJiun;
then advancing to the front, he spake :
" Ladies and Gentlemen : In the heart of the
largest and most magnificent of the pyramids, in
a chamber deftly cut to hold royal bones in se
cret, I a seventh son of a seventh son over
whom rain and snow, cold and heat, possess no
power ; whom witch nor evil thing can harm, nor
beast of prev mangle," (here the young physician
was seen rapidly takingnotes;) "J, searching for
tho hidden, mysterious and unknown, came upon
the mummy of an ancient king, in whose brown
hand there lay, loosely grasped, aroll of papyrus.
(Hero the unmarried clergyman hastily pulled
out a set of tablets, and emulated the doctor.)
"Upon that roll were written, in characters of
fire, words that scorched my brain and almost
drove mo mad 1 That scroll I now possess, and
from its wonderful teachings, I hope to instruct
and entcrlain'you this evening. If you sec much
that is too strango for belief, remember that it is
not me, but the spirit of ancient Egypt, that
is before von,"
IVhen fie had concluded, he bowed low, and re
tired up the stage. As for tho audience, they sat
open-mouthed and wondering. Thcv had never
heard anything like it before, and didn't know
what it all meant. They were patient and order
Then tho Bottle-Imp went through with a se
ries of the usual tricks of ordinary jugglers. He
cooked omelettes in gentlemen's hats: cut up
ladies pocket handkerchiefs, aud made them
whole again ; borrowed delicate kid gloves, which
he proceeded to fire out of pistols, and afterward
icm.ciui iiuuiuio interior ol lemons, eggs, ap
ples, and impossibleloavcs of bread. Still he had
crformed none of those pre-eininently marvel
lous feats for which the audience had come pre
pared. He had done some very wonderful things,
but they had "seen-the same things done before.
They were gettinginrpatient,thoughvery quietly
so, that he should walk into a bottle, or cut off a
Presently ho stepped forward, and announced,
that he was prepared to decapitate anv gentle
man or lady who would be good enough to step
foniard. He wonld warrant that no Tnconvenl-
ellCO.IluldrcSultTaud after fill, wnnn l.iul .n-
vensoa'fora few moments with his head nnder
his arm, ho would restore it to its place, aud all
"u, " : ever.
Would any gentleman step forward f
It was surprising how anxious everybody was
that some ono else should go up! Presently a
rather verdant looking youth, being urged aud
impelled thereto by every man within twenty feet
of him, shuffled forward, and stumbled upon tho
bowie knifo ; " " Vou are rca Jy to have vour head
ott1n (Asulo and unheard by tho audience, ac
companied by a cruel gleam of white fangs in that
smile of his.)
"nu it hurt!"
"Did you over cut your finger f "
"Did that hurtf"
"I that is thank you, I guess, on tho whole,
rll sit dim n ! " and the awkward youth stumbles
back to his seat.
"Tho yonng gentleman just up," the Bottle
Imp says blandly to the audience, who heard
nothing of his ennverr-ation witli liU irtim. "tin
yonng gentleman just up, declines allowing me
to make tho exiriiiient. Is there any other gen
tleman, or lady, who will kindly step forward f "
Xot a soul stirred.
Tho brow of tho Bottle-Imp grew stern and
black. "I presume no ono present doubts mv
power to do all I claim to I " -
"Oh! no; go on! go on!" from all parts of tho
" As yon dcMro it," ho said, " I must pass on to
other portions of my programme. I shall now
have the honor of showing vou the magic mirror,
wherein all may bco tluise they lovo the best."
As he spoke, ho stepped a pace or two to ono
side, waved a black wand he carried, and there
arose through the floor a gilded brazier, or small
furnace, filled with some reMiicus Mibst.iucc.
Then he waved his wand nlmut his head, and
touched the brazier, whereupon its contents at
onro ignitsl, and a dense black smoke arose, con
cealing the magician, and finally tho whole stage,
from tho audience. Whilo they sat gazing at
this dusky and sombre cloud, n dull, heavy explo
sion fell upon their cars, shaking the whole build
ing. This dciso smoke, enveloping the stago like a
pall, and the- explosion apparently proceeding
from the midst of it, filled them with a strange
sort of"rtrcad and excitement. Some were much
frightened, a few women went into hysterics, and
all waited with auxiety for what was to follow.
Presently tho fire in tho brazier consumed itself
away. IIio thick smoke rolled slowly up, filling
the upper part ofthoJiall, but leaving tho stago
clear. Jfo Bottle-Imn was there.
"There hnug, indeed, tho "magic "mirror," bnf
lue man will) siiouiu inn e explained its uonricrtiil
projierties was not present. As for the mirror, it
was a common, suiall sized affair, and those who
approached it were disappointed to find that they
oiilv saw themselves reflected therein.
Tins fact was announced, and tho whole audi
ence pressed forward, in an endeavor to ascertain
its truth. 'Squire Bascom"felt bound to say a
few words on tho occasion," so he arose and spoke.
"Friends," ho said, "there aVt no manner o'
doubt but what that there lookin' glass is the
margic mirror, an' I guess tho Bottle-Imp '11 be
here in a minnto to lecture about it. Till that
time comes, I move, Mr. Moderator I mean, la
dies and gentlemen that we set still !"
They sat for' some ten or fifteen minutes, and
still no Bottle-Imp. Then, 'Squire Bascom, back
ed by tho rising yoiing'physician and tho laud
lord, mounted tho stago and passed behind the
wings in search for him. At the samo instant,
tho sound of two horses passing the building at a
sharp canter, smote upon tho ears of the audience.
IJnin! Nothing less, to all Greenville 1 Deso
lation, destruction, every thing terrible to con
template 1 All these to all men iu tho place, but
especially and particularly to "Sqnire Bascom,
Jndge of Proliate and President of the Greenville
Bank especially and particularly to 'Squire Bas
com! He would not at first lielieve it : aud when he
did comprehend tho extent of the misfortune, ho
very nearly went raving mad.
He was cold and faint at first, and then it took
five men to hold him whilo ho cursed and swore.
It was a truly hard caso in his old age. Ho own
ed nearly a fourth of the stock, and the loss would
bo very severe upon him, although he would still
remain a very wealthy man for that section of
Jlut that lr did not see, and when ho became
a little more calm, he called himself a beggar, and
his children panper brats ; and running home to
his wife, ho informed her that sho must sell her
clothing, furniture, and kitchen utensils, and pre
pare for the poor-house, where, before long, uiey
must surely go!
For, on Saturday morning, when the cashier of
tno Urecnvule xtanic entered tneir bouse, under
neath the town hall, to commence his daily rou
tine, his head still fidl of the strange disappear
ance of the last evening's conjuror, with the two
horses left at the Eagle Tavern by tho hump
backed jockey, he found the doors of tho bank
vault wido open !
The outer one had been picked br means of a
false key, while over the lock on the inner door
there still clung a singular instrument, held in
placo by strong screws forced into the irou itself,
whose explosion had carried all the old-fashioned,
clumsy mcclianism before it, opening an easy way
into the mysterious depths within.
Somo fify thousand dollars were taken, of
which over five thousand was in gold, and a large
proportion in bills on other banks.
Entrance had been affected by cntting a trap
through the floor beneath the Bottle-Imp's stage,
into n closet opening upon the bank counting
room; Wednesday and' Thursday nights having
proliably been spent by the Imp no ono thought
of his having a confederate in the work-preliminary
to the final bursting in of the stout inner
door. Tho lighting of the-smoke-giviug ilrngs
upon tho stage was a mere cover to the explosion,
which seemed perfectly in keeping with the mys
terious aspect of things, to the audience.
Judge Bascom was not so badly ruined as ho
had at first allowed himself to suppose, although
the robber got off clear with his booty, and seem
ed for the time likely to be successful in eluding
A detective was sent for from Boston, but tho'
he was an old Iiand, he could make nothing of it.
He determined, in his own mind, thatthe hor-e
jockcv and the Bottle-Imp were confederates, but
some how. he could not place either of them. He
made up his mind that the thing would bear a
littlo waiting for, especially as the reward offered
by the bank for the detection of tho robber was
large, with a percentage on any money recover
ed. So he quietly kept his eyes and ears open.
Tie never wonld have discovered tho rogues,
however, but for that samoTiorse-jockey whom
he suspected of lieing concerned in the robbery.
When that individual, after many days, failed
to return to Greenville, to claim his long-lost
horses, steps were taken by the local authorities
to ascertain, if possible, what had become of him.
The first thing done was to make searching inqui
ries at the tavern where he had been left by the
staro-driver. and here they learned about the
young Irishman, a yersonago about "whom the
WHITE CLOUD, KANSAS, THURSDAY,
landlord had failed to say anything to the detect
ive, when he was down there looking up the hump
iins msnman nau stopped to light his pipe, :
few minutes after the hump-back had left
house 5 had spoken about meeting him, and, after
inquiring we way 10 3ieaowbrook, lie liad been
met some three miles from, the hotel, going rapid
ly toward Greenville. Then, he bail never been
seen in Greenville. Where did he go to, and why
did he shun observation after leaving the hotel f
It was generally supposed that the drunken jock
ey had a large sum of money about him.
There was no doubt that the Irishman had mur
dered the hump-back ! If any proof were want
ing to make the evidence as complete as circum
stantial evidence can be, it was made good when
the landlordproduced an Indian tanned buck-ekin
dove, droimed bv the Trishmnn in lii. li.ir.nmm
It was recognized at once as having been worn
by the hnniit-haek at Greenville. Though they
failed to find his body, they thought little of that,
for a swift river ran through tbe woods, a short
distance only beyond the hotel, into which tho
victim could have been readily cast.
They sent for the Boston detective again. He
listened attentively to all they had to say ; was
very minute in his inquiries regarding tbe young
Irishman, and finallv told them to bo casv in their
minds, and keep very still not to fret, in fact
for he would get the man. Ho then asked if the
reward for the detection of the bank robber was
still good, and being answered in the affirmative,
ho went back to Boston.
There he arrested one James Donnelly, alia
" Connaui?ht Jim " alina "Tli n-inefr " xrltom Km
Erivatelj" charged with tho inurder of a hnnip
ack jockey, paintingin glowing colors the strong
circumstantial evidence that could bo brought
"Xbw own up the bank business, and bring out
your 'pal,'aud you are freeof thismnrdercharge! "
"How the blazes could a man murder himself I"
bays Counanght Jim.
"That is well enough," says tho detective, "as
far as it goes, and while you are among friends ;
but how could you provo that it tca yonrsclf f
By all that's holy, if you don't own up to the bank,
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iuii, squoie, uiiu aoovo-ooani, you snail swings "
As a certain aud sure escape for his own neck,
Conuaught Jim " peached" on his principal, Hen
ry Decatur, alia "Gentleman Harry," with doz
ens of other aliases, culminating in""Tho Bottle
Imp." He was spending Lis shareof the proceeds
of tho bank business, Jim said, in a life of elegant
pleasure hi cw Orleans, and there he was short
ly afterward arrested.
Somo twenty thousand dollars of tho stolen
funds were recovered, and the master-spirit in
tho operation went to tho State Prison, where he
still lias leisure to repent his folly, in permitting
uimrcu , ij iukcu. .jiiu was allowed xo mm
State's cvideuce, aud as he had uver been convic
ted of any crime, he is still at large.
'Squire Bascom has grown old, pursy and gouty
of Lite,, and has almost forgotten the "tiuaucial
disaster" thatonco so nearly ended the useful
ness of the Greenville Bank. He has no belief in
jngglers, however; indeed, the inhabitants of the
village will not tolerate them;' and when the
"Fakir of Ava" went there recently, aud put up
his bills for a performance, ho was'driven out of
town, and nearly tarred aud feathered, to his
great wonderment and disgust.
The rising young physician has discarded green
glasses, married, and settled down into a very
Tho two clergymen, having separated, and re
moved to distant parishes, luvie each a stock ser
mon on tho vanity of amusements, which they
invariably present to their hearers about Christ
mas time, and in which, each in his way, lhey
tell tho tale of a personal interview with a jug
gler, who proved to lm a disguised bank robber.
(Ergo, all jugglers are disguised bank robliers.)
One mentions the little joker, the other tho pat
ent safe, aud each winds up with a fearful, life-
liko picture of the smoke rising from the juggler's
stage, tho evening of the roblwry, like sulphurous
blackness from the infernal regions. If any of
iny reauers uonot ino trutli ol tins story, or
desire to hear it told better than I have to'ld it,
and with many laughable details that I have been
unable to call to mind, let them visit the Eagle
Tavern, at Greenville. It is still kept with tho
same elegaut hospitality asof yore; aud there, by
the bar-room fire, in cold weather, or the open
window in Summer, let them sit down with tho
landlord, and he will tell them allho knows almnt
the strange affair, and a great deal more. Xay,
ho will show them the very lied whereon "Gen
tleman Harry " slept ; also a handkerchief, mark
et "Thompson," tliat he left behind him, in his
sudden and hasty departure.
A Western Preacher.
Eloquence was not all confined to the Romans
and the Athenians. It grows sometimes in the
Far West. AVc have often seen and read of the
thunders of some forest-bom Demosthenes, nero
is a specimen by one of the "breethren" out in
Missouri, which wo take from "The War in Kan
sas," by Brothertou.
After saying that "thar war some a settinyar
that dance out at thar toes in a week all thar re
ligion that thar minister kin hammer inter thar
heads, let alone thar hearts, with prar meetius
and preachin and psalm singin in a hnll year," the
preacher went on as follows:
"What's the good ininvitin yeon into praier
mcctins, when yeon airallers exensin yeonrselves,
aud ueverthar T Ef it war a corn-huslcin. wouldn't
yeon lio thar f Ef it war akyanl-playin, wouldn't
yeouliotliarf Wtll, ycou would; and I jest al
low cf it war a hoss-race, yeou'd bo sure and bo
thar. Bnt how is it when we call on yeon to come
kyards, no quarter-bosses, nor fiddles, uordancui,
norfoolin' with the gals; thar'sthe why And
how was it tother night, my breethrin, when
ycour preacher and Deacon Graves war all that
war thar r Well; it rained! S'nose it did. Air
ycou sugar or air yeon salt I And wouldn't yeon
have gone, ef yeon had bin sugar or salt, ef it
war to a frolic f WtJt, yeon would. Yeon'reall
on yeon travellin' tho broad road tho hull on
yeon. It's dreadful nice now; it ain't steep it
ain't got no ruts inter it. But yeou'd better a
darned deal go the narrer one. Yes, ef it war all
conleroy and hogwallow, yeou'd do well to be a
goin' of it ; for when the folks as travel it air a
shontin' and hallelnyan, whar will yon be T A
wailin' and a nashin'of yeonr teeth. Thar's whar."
And again :
"When I go into the house of a professor of
religion, and bco thar thar begammon board, and
thar dice box, or may lie a pack of kyards a layin
on thar table, I allow that thar,inthat house,
thars' somethin' wrong. Do yon sec them air
things in mv cabin, my brecthcrin, or in Deacon
Graves' cabin T Well, yeon don't. But thar's a
Bible thar, and a himn liook thar, and a sound of
praier and a shont of thanks-given, thar. Well,
We arc apt to believe in Providence, so long as
we have cur own way; but if things go awry,
then we think, there is a God, ho is in heaven and
not on earth. The cricket in the spring builds
his little house in the meadow and chirps for joy,
because all is going so well with him. But when
he hears the sound of the plow, a few furrows off,
and the thunder of the oxen's tread, the skies be
gin to look dark and his heart fails him. The plow
comes crunching along, and turns his dwelling
bottom side np, and he is rolled over -and over,
without a home, he says, " Oh, the foundations
of the world are destroyed, and everything is go
ing to rnin ! " But the husbandman, who walks
behind his plow, singing and whistling as he
goes, does ho think the foundations of the world
are breaking up 1 Why, he does not so much aa
know there was any house or cricket there. He
thinks of the harvest that is to follow the track
of the plow; and tho cricket too, if ho will but
wait, will find a thousand blades of grass where
there was but one before. We are like the crick
ets. If anything happens to overthrowoor plans,
wo think all gone to rnin. - "-
CmvAUtY. Tho Franks caught tho fie spirit
. , lry in tho war ged "y Charles Martel,
-jlurlcmagne's grandfather, in France, against the
fcaraeens. It took its first spark from the admi
ration entertained by the Franks of the effect pro
duced in lattleby thclighthonncmen of the Arabs.
v.I'tl'1?t,Unirersity,,oat-evcr rowed in
gghoat,nd Bishop Wordsworth in the-
THE CONSTITUTION AND THE UNION.
TIG -LITTLE UeCHE OX THE HILL.
BT llXt C4XT.
0. Memory, be sweet to me
Teke, take all tlie. at will.
So thou bat leaTB me, safe and aoond,
Without a token my heart to wound.
The little house oa tbe hill t
Take all of best, from east to west.
So thou bat leave me etui.
The chamber where, in tbe starry light,
I lued to lay awake at tught,
Ani liat to the whip-poor-wOL
Take violet-bed, andToae-tree red.
Tbe raeadaiLflajL and the jEarden-cromidt
Bot leartTO, leara ma. af and aoond.
The little hooae on the hUl I
Tbe daisy lane, and the dove's low plane.
And the enckoo'e tender MB
Take one and all, bat leave tbe dreams
That tamed the rafters to colden beams.
In the little hooae on the hill!
The gables brown, they have tumbled down.
And dry la the brook by tbe mill ;
The aheetj I used with care to keep.
Have wrapped my dead for the but Ions aleep.
In the valley, luw and atill.
Bat, Memory, be sweet to me,
And build the walla, at win.
Of the chamber where I used to mark,
So mftly ripplinz over the dark.
The song of tbe whip-poor-will.
Ah. Memory, be awret to me!
All other fountains chill.
Bat leave me that aonc so weird and wild.
Dear aa its life to the heart of a child.
In the little boose on the hill I
What constitutes an aristocrat 1 It is not the
possession of wealth it is not high birth. It is
not the elegant mansion, the splendid equipage,
or the fine broadcloth coat. The question then re
turns upon us, what can it be f The answer may
bo brief and very plain: It is a combination of
various qualities of the mind and heart. Some of
the principal ingredients in this combination are
Pride and ranitv, connected with some HrDroeruu :
quito a sprinkling of litilena of tout, and a very
large share of contempt for what "are called "the
No one, of course, will admit that himself is the
centre of such combination. But with the major
ity of men, action tell much more effectively than
Let ns just cast a glance along yonder street.
It is something of a by-way. There was a gen
tleman in new broadcloth, meeting an honest la-
lorer with his wheel-barrow, or an unfortunate
trader in a threadbare coat. And was there any
recognition acknowledged between them f Most
strange to say, there certainly was and how did
it happen? It m easily explained: Tho place of
meeting was a lg-vay, and the gentleman ( f) sup
posing he should bo observed by no one, did eon
detceui to make a low bow, with a very polite
"How do yon do, sir!" There was an election
pending about that time, aud he was a candidate
Let those samo men meet, clad iu tho same at
tire, the next morning after the election, in the
street or on the church door steps, and the gentle
man knows nothing about the ftllonx- lie .may
have just arisen from a night's brothel, ,but his
retpectibility would be questioned were be to rc
cognizoin public any man in the "lower classes,"
although of unimpeachcil virtues.
Now every tuck gentleman, wo in the western
hemisphere are beginning to find out, is no gentte
man at all. Every such "geutlei-i3u"maylegiti-matelv
bo urouounced au ArittocraL No matter
what he may call himself, or w hat may be his pro
fessions; no matter to what party or to what sect
ho may belong; let him assume to himself the
name of Democrat or Whig, of Turk or Christian,
so long as he scorns to recognize in public, tho
man whose vote he would court iu private, de
pend upon it, that man is an Aristocrat.
Notwithstanding his profession of frendship,
but once place yourself in his power, and lie will
grind you to the dust. Such an ono has no sym
pathy for men, as ihen. He looks upon others
simply as instruments to do his bidding. Place
him in a high situation of public trust: and to
exalt himself ho would fleece a whole people of
To prevent the concentration of power in the
hands of any such specimens of a corrupt Aristo
cracy, should ever be the object of independent
democrats. Ontario iletunger.
HaperatltloBS at Etklopta.
The nation is overrun with superstitions. We
can describe only a few of them. A paper armor
is regarded as a preservative agaiust the weapon
of tho enemy. The presence of a cross, or any
portion of the Bible, is snpposed to interfere with
the labors of tho blacksmith. No metal can be
welded, or casting taken from the mould, within
sight of tho cross. The worker in iron is sup
posed to bo endowed with supernatural powers;
and to be able to transform himself at 'pleasure
into the likeness of a wolf or hyena. Sickness
and misfortune are ascribed to the evil eye of the
blacksmith. Dwarfs are treated with much re
spect, and regarded with tho" mt most fear. No
Ainhara will venture to destroy a serpent, except
on Saturday or Sunday, when tbe sight of oue is
deemed highly auspicious. Sacrifices are offered
annually in the month of June, to the evil spirit.
Ono'of their specifics in disease is to turn an egg
twice towards the head of the patient, and then
break it beside him. The sight of a hare is suffi
cient to shake the firmest nerves. A fox, bark
ing on the left hand, destroys all hope of success
in any undertaking; bnt on the right, is highly
favorable. An antelope bounding across tho path
angura success. The appearance of a white buz
zard is inauspicious, according to tho position of
me tail, un me nanus oitne river Airara, stands
she only piece of machinery in the river kingdom,
a rude water mill, constructed by an Albanian vis
itor. But the intolerant and ignorant priesthood
pronouncing the revolution of tho wheel to bo the
work of devils and genii, its use was interdicted
after three days, and it has since remained silent;
. CkrUtian Beriev.
Picture af a Hraa Ham.
We cut the following curious piece front Dow,
Jr.: " My friends, too many of you (city folks es
pecially) are over inclined to meanness. I know
some who arc so vastly littlo if I may be allowed
the term that when they are brushed from
the earth into the devil's dust pan, tho old chap
will have to put on magnifying spectacles and
poke for a long while among the rubbish of mor
tality before he can find them. There's neighbor
Tightfit, in some respects a worthy member of my
congregation, and yet I regret to say he is mean
enongh to chase a mosquito through a five mile
swamp for the sako of his sneL To his credit,
however, he once made a sacrifice for the good
cause by putting an unfortunate looking penny
in the box, and going snpperless to bed. And
neighbor ttoo if he had the power anil
could enrich himself thereby, wonld brush the sil
ver stars from the firmament, snatch the golden
sun from the sky, and sell the moon for old brass.
If a sixpence was required, at thegato of heaven,
rather than pay the fee, I verily believe he would
rise up from his resting place at midnight and
pick the lock with a tenpenny nan."
His Head WasLkvix. A New York whole
sale grocer, who has become rich in his business,
has lately made tho following revelation. He
says his rule always was when he solda bill of goods
on credit, to immediately subscribe for the local
paper of the debtor. So long as his customer ad
vertised liberally and vigorously, he rested, bnt
as soon as ho began to contract his advertising
space, be took the fact as evidence that there was
trouble ahead, and he invariable went for his
debt. Said he-, "the man who feels too poor to
make his business known, is too poor to do busi
ness." The withdrawing of an advertisement is
an evidence of weakness that business men are
not slow to observe and act upon.
You-tkaxd Ace- There are in tbe existence
two periods when we shrink from any great vicis
situdes early youth and old age. In the middle
oflifo weare indifferent to change, for we have
now discovered that nothing is, in the end, so
good or so bad as it first appeared. We know,
however, moreover, how to accommodate our
selves to cirenmstancts; and enough of crerfio is
still left in ns to cop? with the crrt.
JULY 27, 187L
COUSDf 8ALLT DILLAKD.
A legal Sketch ia the "OM Xerti -Rate."
BY I1A-UU.TOX C JOXE8.
Scene. J Court oJkttiee in Xortk Carolina.
A beardless disciple of Themis rises, and thus
addresses the Court i "May it please your wor
ships, and yon, gentlemen of the jury, since it
has been my fortune (goal or bad. I will not say)
to exercise myself in legal disquisitions, it never
has befallen me to prosecute so direful, marked
and malicious an assault a more willful, violent,
and dangerous battery and finally, a more dia
bolical breach of the peace, has seldom happened
in a civilized country; and I dare say, it has sel
dom been your dnty to pass upon one so shocking
to nenevoienr, reelings, as mis wntcn tooK place
over at Captain Bice's, in this County. But you.
will hear from the witnesses.'' -$
The witnesses being sworn, two or three were
examined and deposed one said he heard the
noise, but did not see the fight; another said he
saw the row, but didn't know who struck first;
and a third, that he was very drunk, and couldn't
say much about the skrimmage.
Larger Chop. I am sorry, gentlemen, to have
occupied your timo with the stupidity of the wit
nesses examined. It arises, gentlemen, from mis
apprehension on my part. Had I known, as I now
uo, mat l nail a wituess in attendance who was
well acquainted with all the circumstances of tho
case, and who was able to make himself clearly
understood by the jury and court, I should not so
long have trespassed upon your time and patience.
Come forward, Mr. Harris, and bo sworn.
So forward comes the witness, a fat, snuffy old
man, a lectle corned, and took his oath with an
Chop. Harris, we wish you to fell all almut
the riot that happened the other day at Captain
Rice's; and as a good deal of time has already
been wasted in circumlocution, we wish you to be
rom-jwndioui, and at tbe samo time, aa explicit as
Harri. Adzactlr. ( rivlnfr tho lawver a know
ing wink, and at the same time clearing his throat.)
Captain Bice ho gin a treat, and cousin Sally Dil-
lard, she como over to onr house, and axed me ef
my wife she montn't go f I told cousin Sally Dil
lard that my wife was jioorly, being as how she
hail a touch of the rheumatics in the hip, and the
big swamp was in the road, and tho big swamp
was tip, for there had been a heap of ram lately;
bnt howsomever, as it was she, cousin Sally Dil-
laru, ray wile sue raont go. vt ell, cousin sally
Dillard then axed mo if Moso ho montn't go f I
told cousin Sally Dillard that Moso he was the
foreman of the crap, ami the crap was smartly in
the grass; but howsomever, as it was she, cousin
Sally Dillard, Mosc he mout go
Chop. In the name of common sense, Mr. Har
ris, what do you mean by this rigmarole f
Uarrl.-Captain Rice, ho gin a treat, and cous
in Sally Dillard sbffcouio over to our house, aud
axed mo if my wifeshe moutn't gof I told cousin
Chop. Stop, sir, if you please;wo don't want
to hear anything abont your cousin Sally Dillard
and your wife tell ns about the fight at Rice's.
Witnnt. Well, I will, sir, if you will let me.
Chop. Well, sir, go on.
mtncsi. Well, sir. Captain Bice he gin a treat,
and cousin SjIIv Dillard sho come over to our
house, aud axed mo if my wife she montn't go
Chop. There it is again. "Witness, please to
mine. Well, sir, what do you want f
Chop. We want to kuow almut tho light, and
you must not proceed in this impertinent story.
Do you know anything about tbo matter before
tbu court !
llltnes. To bo sure, I do.
Chop. Well, go ou and tell it, and nothing
jntneis. Well, Captain Rico he gin a treat
Chop. This is intolerable. May it please, the
conrt, I move that this witness be committed for a
contempt; he seems to bo trifling with this court.
Court. Witness, yon are now before a court of
justice, ami unless you uebavo yourself in a more
becoming manner, you will bo sent to jail; so be
gin, and tell what you know about the fight at
Witnet. (Alarmed.) Well, gentlemen, Cap
tain Rice he gin a treat, and cousin Sally Dillard
Chop. I hope tho witness may be ordered into
Conrt. after deliberating) Mr. Attorney, the
court is of tha opinion that wo may save time by
letting the witness go on in his own way. Pro
ceed, Mr. Harris, with your story, but stick to the
ITihirai. Yes, gentlemen. Well, Captain Rico ho
gin a treat, aud cousin Sally Dillard sho come over
to our house, and axed me if my wife sho moutn't
go I I told cousin Sally Dillard that my wife was
poorly, being as how she had the rheumatics in
the hip, and the big swamp was up; bnt howsom
ever, as it was she, cousin Sally Dillard, my wife
she mout go. Well, cousin Sally Dillard then
axed mo if Moso ho montn't go 1 I told cousin
Sally Dillard as how Moso he was the foreman of
the crap, and the crap was smartly in tho grass;
but howsomever, as it was she, cousin Sally Dil
lard, Mose he mout go. So they goes on together,
Mose, my wife, and cousin Sally Dillard; and they
come to the big swamp, and it was up, as I was
telling yon; but being as how there was a log
across the big swamp, cousin Sally Dillard and
Mose, like genteel folks, they walked the log; but
my wife, like a darned fool, hoisted her coats and
waded through. And that' all I bum abont the
first Dlstavery ef CoSee.
Tbo discovery of coffee dates, according to tbo
Turkish historians, from tbe year A. D. 128, when
a Dervish named Hadji Onicr, lieingexpeUedfrom
a convent at Mecca, took refuge in a cave upon a
neighboring mountain, where, in order to appease
the cravings of hanger, lie gathered and roasted
the berries of a shrub growing hard by, called
kahhva. Finding these bemea both palatable
and nutritious, he braised and diluted them with
water, and not only sustained life during several
days with the beverage, bnt acqnired increased
health and vigor. His brethren, having visited
the cavo some days after, expecting to find him
dead from starvation, discovered him in the act
of preparing his meal, and were consequently as
much surprised at the miracle, aa they were
pleased with the grateful aroma of the new sub-,
stance. They, consequently return to the sheikh,
and related wliat they had seen. . He, regarding
the expelled brother's salvation as a miraculous
proof of divine protection, and being also curious
to taste the new berry, forthwith recalled Hadji
Omer, and reinstated him in his cell and functions.
The governor of Mecca, having heard of the dis
covery, and having tasted the decoction, not only
joined with others in extolling its merits, bnt took
care to convert it into a source of monopoly, by
seizing upon all spots where the plants grew,
and declaring them government property. He
nevertheless bestowed marks of favor upon Hadji
Omer, who, although a man of most dissolute
habits and immoral character, died in odour of
sanctity, as sheikh oftheBnfaya Dervish, a sect
founded by Achmct Bnfaya is 1132.
- A Den. On the secomf of July, 1792, Lord
Lauderdale, attended by Charles J. Fox, Esq.,
met Benedict Arnold, near London, attended by
Lord Hawke. Lord Lauderdale received Arnold's
fire unhurt, and refused to return it. On being
asked why he did so, replied, "I leave him for the
executioner!" The seconds retired iera few min
utes, and said that Lord Lauderdale must fire at
General Arnold, or retract the expression he had
used. The nobleman then replied, "that he did
not come out to fire at Arnold, and if he (Arnold)
was not satisfied, he might fire at him till he was."
The cause of the quarrel was this: A gentleman
was about to introduce Lord Lauderdale to Gen
eral Arnold, when the former exclaimed, "Wkmt!
the traitor, AmoUr
Stxgcuui Bexief. Tbe IHandans, a. tribe of the
Dakota nation of Indians, srobm to be of subter
ranean origin. Formerly tker were shut out from
the light of heaven, sad. dweit together near a
subterranean lake. A stray grape vine from the
upper earth extended its roots into their dark re
gion, and bymeans of this, one-half the tribe
climWd-up to the snrfaep, and were deJjjfkted with
the new world, its fruits and game; 'Kit unfor.
taaately for the raridac;a' fat vwowaa attempted
to climb ay,'tae Tine broke, and (ae balance of
the trrae were forced to remain Mow. There
ferti was it written by aa antediluvUn, whenever
afcy mischief happens, "yon will be sure. to. find a
at tno Dottosa. i it' .-
THE AVPLE-TUEE IX THE I..V3E.
It atooil cIodt by vben, on leathern hingt
Tbe gate rn-inga back frum tbe prww Une i
irhen tbe cvra came bom, when the dtuky ere
IU mantle threw orrr hill and plain.
IU bnmchea. knotty and pnarleU by time,
IVa-red to and fro In tbe idle brerze,
"UTrrn tbe Spring darn wore a bio-thing crown
Of bXoaaOma bright for the apple-trees.
Its fdudow fell o'er the rryiiUl tream.
That all tbe Ions; bright Summer days.
like a iiflrer thread, m.l tho waTln graM.
Reflected back the colden raya
Of tbe noonday son, that madly trove
To drink tbe foont of the brooklet dry;
Bot the light clonda ahowercd tear-drop down,
Till the flad brook laughed aa it glided by.
Jierer were apple half ao rweet.
Gulden rnaaet, atrlped with red.
Aa thoae that fell on the yielding tarf,
Vbcn we shook tbe branches orerhcad.
A trTattnf-place tar yoathfol frienda,
Waa the apple-tree, in daya of yore;
And oft wove sat beneath its hide.
And talked bright drrama of the fntnre o'er.
'And when tbe warm October son
Shone on the maple' acarlet robe,
We gathered apple aoond and fair,
' Ami ronnd aa our own mystic clnlie.
The stately hemlock crown the hill.
The dark pine rUo above the plain;
Bnt one we prize far more than they,
Tbe apple-tree in the pasture lane.
Long years have pamed. and cow no more
Come home at night through the crasNV lane;
where the gate swung back on leathern hinge.
I stand and gaze on the far-off plain.
3o more we lit to the music low
Of the crystal vtreant. aa it ripple on ;
And the apple-tree in the pasture lane.
Is bnt a dream, of the daya by-gone.
All. BY CONTRAm-itS.
Tho Chinese are a queer people, for they stand
not only on the nnder side of the earth, with their
feet upwards and their hcadajlowuwards, like a
fly on the ceiling, while we walk on the fop of the
earth, with our heads upwards and our feet down
wards; but according to extracts from the lec
ture of Mr. Cusbine. lato United States Commis
sioner at tho Celestial. Empire, nearly all their
actions are contrary to ours. Here are specimens :
"To an European or an American, just lauded
ill China, everything appears strange. Ho finds
himself not only at the antipodes in a moral sense,
but he Bees around him countless myriads of men
in a strange garb, and with a general appearance
unlike to all that to which hejias heretofore been
accustomed. Ho observes the most studied uni
formity among the various classes, and the pro
gress of everything which falls under his oWr
vation so slow and so unvaried, strikes him in
singular contrast with our own cliauging maimers
and locomotive speed. A thousand things admou-
isii uim mai no is in asirango land, lie Hears tun
constant sounding of gongs, he olwcrvcs innu
merable boats on tho river, the dwelling places
of millions of Chinese ; carts moved ou land by
sails, as well as boats on tho water. If the pilot
looks to the compass to direct his course upon tho
deep, he. looks to the pointing of tho south pole
if he receives a letter, he" will find it written in
lines running from tojt to bottom of the sheet,
reading right to left, with the date at the Ixittom
of the letter uo alphabet being used but idici
graphic characters. The mourning, instead of lie
ing black as with us, is whiti1, with the Chinese
the shoo even, is whitened with miido substance
to cormumud with other portions of the dress.
He sees tho sancerplaced ou the cup, instead of
tho cup on the saucer shuttlecocks played with
the feet instead of the hands ladies' feet com
pressed, instead of their waists leaves of a book
cut open and trimmed on the back a person swim
ming strikes his hands vertically and not hori
zontally the top of tho head shaved and when
a friend meetsyoujn the street, ho does not shako
your hands, but fchakes his hands at you the in
fjintrv armed with limtrldocks. tho eavnlrv with
the bow and arrow and a Colonel at the head of
his regiment not nnfrcqucntly brandishing a fan
instead of a sword He will not only uotetheso
exterior forms of dilfcrcncc, but will learn that
nobility is not inherited from the father by the
son, but rather if one may so speak, by the father-
trom the son good deeds rellecting Hack upon a
remote ancestry. Corruption of blood, ftir crimes
committed, affects ancestors long since dead and
gone, though it does not necessarily aflect poster
ity. All these things will strike one, upon a cur
sory view; but it is just to treat tho subject in a
different manner, or injustice will be doue to a
great and polished people."
What I Have Tiotlccd.
I have noticed that all men speak well of all
men's virtues when they are dead; and that
tombstones are marked with epitaphs of "good
and virtuous." Is there any particular cemetery
where the bad men are bnneil f
I have noticed tliat the prayer of every selfish
man is "forgive us our debts? but makes every
body pay who owes him, to the uttermost farthing.
i nave noiicca mat. ileal n is a merciless judge,
though not impartial. Every man owes a debt.
Death summons the debtor, aud he lava down his
dust in the currency of mortality.
I have noticed tliat he who thiuks cverv man a
rogue, is very certain to see oue when be shaves
himself, and he ought, in mercy to his neighbors,
to surrender the rascal to justice.
I have noticed that money is the fool's wisdom,
tbe knave's reputation, and the wise man's Wei.
the rich man's trouble, the poor man's desire, the
covetous man's ambition, and the idiot of all.
I havo noticed tliat whatever is, is right, with
few exceptions the left eye, the left leg, and
the left side of a plum pndding.
I have noticed that tombstones say: "Here he
lies" which no doubt is often tho truth, aud if
men could see tho epitaph their friends some
times write, they would surely believo they had
got into the wrong grave.
Verbal. Vices. Indulgcnccln verbal vice soon
encourages corresponding vices in conduct. Let
any one of you come to talk about any mean or
vile practice with a familiar tone, and do yon
suppose, when the opportunity occurs for commit
ting tho mean or vile act, he will be as strong
against it as liefbro f It is by no means an tin-'
known thing that men of correct lives talk them
selves into crime, into sensnality, into perdition.
Bad language easily runs into bad deeds. Select
any iniqnity yon please; suffer yonrsclf to con
verse in its dialect, to use its slang, to speak in
the character of one who approves or reuahes it,
and I need not tell yon how soon your moral
sense will lower down to its level. Becoming in
timate with it, yon lose your horror of it. This
obvious principle, of itself, furnishes a reason fur
watching the tongue. F. F. JIantingtou, J). Zv
Uses op Scbiptcri: His-rottr. Gnd certainly
had a purpose in making history ami biography
the broad basis of all Scripture. Is it not mani
fest that, by putting so largo a portion of his
Word in this narative forfit, lie thereby sought to
attract and interest the youthful mind f If so, it
is well to profit by the indication. It is wise to
follow, in our own instructions, the Divine pat
tern thus set us. Beligiaa-never stcaks more
gracefully than when alio sneaks by example. It
is chiefly through tbe living voice of example
that she speaks to tbe yonng mall tbe Scripture.
Toincnlrate Bible truths, throagh Bible charac
ters, whether from the pulpit, the press, or the
teacher's chair, is to adopt the Bible's own met hod
of instruction. And certainly it is one which ex
perience proves to be the most effective, as it is
the most pleasing.
Dk Toct-jraVriXK, in his recent work, speaking
of American women, says: "As for myself, I do
not hesitate to avow, that, although the women
of tho United States are confined within the nar
row circle of domestic life, and f heir situation is,
in .some respects, one of extreme dependence, I
have nowhere seen women-occupying a loftier
position; and if I were asked, now I am drawing
to a close of this work, in which I have sinkti of
so many things dose by the Amcrieamvto what
the singular prosperity ami growiiiif-if trengf h of
that people mt;ht to lie atribtitcdC I shccld reply
to the superiority of t hcirjromen.
The DrmatKtCK. It" isn't necessary, because
yon are poor, tox-iakn yourjelf Imjy'ia lettin
other people know it. When the fnrr hecomes
notorious, jour acquaintances will ctWover a
thousand faults in yon, that they never before
dreamed at. So. keen a "stiff unner lin" and
carry yourself as if yon had plcanty of tin and
you'll see the difference in people's opinions.
AliAD-of wood given to a poot person warms
yon almost as mtichM it doeahiau .
- $2.00 PER ANNUM, IN ADVANCE.
WHOLE NUMBER, 733.
Frvm the Tvteda J3od&
TUK NAHBY .LCTTEstS.
IrJIdrZ 7 wWfc KUt" Tfcrrcaif-
C'ONTEDCrr Y IJnino
(Wicii w lv the State tcv KiasTucKr.l
The riots in Xoo York- .ifteetnl m :i.i..
Wicd from mystandpint.the ocenrreuco wilt
deplorable. Two hundred Dijnocrats shot down
by the brootal military, - ho will never rallvto.
tho polls agin, and will never agin repeat t'her
votes, no matter how high thoprice. Audallthis
becoz them noblc-mindisl sons uv Erin insistid on
the nte to dictate who shood and who shood uot
lraiio me streets nv .M lork! I her, however,
the consolashcn nv knowin that it won't make
any uuiercnce in onr majority in that city. Ther
is ships on tho sea bringin more Irishmen, who kin
be mado voters in four hours after they laud, and
ef no more comes, them cz is here kin vote oftencr.
It may be necessary to furnish some uv cm hosses
aud buggies, that they may git around to the polls
foster, but that will 1m- all.
I bed my littlo trouble ou tho same day. It so
happened that the children nv our church bed.
pitched upon the 13th uvJooly.cz the davfor-
" t'.-iiit.-, aim urn aappencii tnat I'ollocK, bev-.
in a lot uv damaged yaller calico, Deckin 1'enni
backer bought it to make rosets for tho children,
and a sash for myseir, who wnz to checf marshal
em. Tho nitc afore, we- rececved a letter from
Dennis O'Shoughnessy, l'ntrick' O'Brien, and
Shanius O'Daly, tho three Irishmen who live nC
tho Comers Stusliuu, that they understood that it
wins the intenshim uv the l'rotestaiits uv the Cor
ners, to celebrate the battle nv the Boyno with a
Orange perccshnn. -They give notico that it bed
better be abandoned, fur they wood not hevtlier
feehns uijooreil. After the waruin, cf blood shood.
bo shwl, they cood not bo held resiwusible.
Jo one m the Comers that is, the natives lied
ever lu-enl uv the luttle uv the Boyne, or knowd
wot "Orange" meant; aud so, takiii it ez a joke,
no attenshun wnz paid to it, for no perccshnn bed.
ever been mobbed nt tho Comers, but nigger ler
ceshuns. Bnt next nioruin, when the perceshnn
moved, a volley n v stuns greeted ns. I wuz ridin
proudly at its lied, on Bascom's mule, and ono well
directed rock hurled me senseless-, to tbo ground,
Dennis O'Shoughuessy soil that the feellns
uv the Catholic citizens hv the CorrSprshood nev
er bo outraged, so long ez ho bed sfrij>h to han
dle a club or heave a stun. Some hour peeple
,1'I,V tl. .11. ....... 1.... T .1... ,. m .-. .
. .... i,,iu.liii, uut i, mo cueei sunerer, wnz not.
I bed lived in Xoo York, wich is mostly Irish, atti
knowin ther IdiosyncracirM, wuz willin to forgivo
Thyra!2timbctterDimcrats anywher than
thoe men. a:ul no rock kin lu tlirmr,l r!l, i'i
make mo do nnythiu agin that orgaiiizaslicn uv
wich these men is tho back-lmne.
And when I got a paper, aud red nvtho riots
in Noo York, a lite Iieamcd onto me. Ez the Cath
olic Irishmen don't liko tho orange color, ou tho
12th uv Jooly, I wonder that the three wo hev
coutented tlierxelvcs with merely heavin rocka nt
ns. It is not to bo expected that thov will allow
any demonstra-sheus wich hnrts ther fcelms, to Iw
undo without a attempt to suppress It. Tho ar
dent son uv Erin is a impulsive ereacher, w!h de
lites in hevin his own way. They hev takcik
charge nvtho government uv the rityuvNoo
York, ami they ought not to lie interfered with,
nor will they be.
1 sen but one way to prevent stch difficulties
hereafter, and that plan 1 submit t( tho conaldera
shun nv tho Amerikiu peeple, ez fullers:
Let a ordinance lo passed by the Coiiunou Conn-,
cil uvNoo York, pmvidiii for the appinrment nv
n committee who slid her sole controlo nvpro-.
cesiums and all public displays, sed committee to
consist nv ten Catholic (Kicsts, uv Irish birth, and;
ten Catholic laymen, also u v Irish birth. To this
committee all tlu-so matters sliel Innr.rml t-1....
slid hev the iwer to say wat societies shel, and
.iutua.iin uui jKiraue, aim alto wat ban
ners, colors and insignia shel be displayed, wat
toons shel bo played, awl on wat days sich dis
plays shel be made.
Uvcoarsothiscommittce wood lie liberal. Thov
wood nuverobjrct to tho celebrashcu uv tho Fourth)
UV Joolv. (for that COllllIlPTnumtiw n trti..nl. n......
British, tyranny,) pertikelerly ef the pcrceslmn
wood pledge therselvcs to carry tho green flag.
ana nev tiler ikhuIs play Irish national airsj ouly.
The folleriu, I suppose, wood lie tho 'tenor v
most nv the ansers to applicasheus for the privi
lege u v paradin :
To the SooperintcHdent a; -Stool.
tk St. McthodUt Sunday
Permuhun refooscd. On the rout proposed for
the proeeshun lives three hundred Cutholie fami
lies, wich wood bo offended at it. Tho Committo
dnz not want to be Wherod with sich applica
shens, ez none uv em will be granted.
Sl"cd I'ATKICK X McGee,
This wood save n riot and bloodshed, fur uv
coarse tho pmcctdinii coodu't take place, and the
Irish peeple coodu't be offended, unless it wnz at
the presumshnn uv the Methodists in makiu tlu
request. Then, agin:
To the Committee on reroahnn uv Lodge Xb.
Knite ar Pitkin:
Tho Committee hevin carefully examined tha
ritual uv sed order, and fiiidiu therin not bin offen
sive to tbo Irish citizens uv the United States, and
nnthiu pertikerly offensive to the Holy Catholic
Church, tho sd Order Is hereby permitted to pa
rado Jooly 21, 1871. It is suggested that, to ashoor;
the Irish citizens liviu along the route that the
society hez nothin in it offensive to em, and that
the parado is not intended ez a insult to em, that
the green flag n v Erin bo displayed above tbe ban
ner nr the Order, tliat the members ar the Order
wear green sashes, that a Irishman be eaployeil
to act ez Marshal, and that tho band be instructed
to play nothin but "The Yiearin nr the Green,'
(Signed) pATgY y, -jfcgnA-K
Chairman: jma &-av
Ther mite lie cases wher the same Society mito
resecve the folleriu notice, the iiite afore the i-'
To thePretident urLodgeXo. , Knite r Pgthlm:
It boTin come to the knowledge uvthis Com
mittee that the Ancient Order nr Hibernians, and
also the Young Men's Society nr the Church nv
the Immaculate Concepshun, intend to parade to
morrow, and ez both nr thoae proccshuns will
cross the streets named ezyoor route, the order
-f-rrmittin yoo to parade ia.bereby revoked. Tho
Committee will give yon notis nr the first day cm
wich no body nr Catbolies or Irish citizens deslro
to yoose the streets, that yoor demonstrasheu may
take place peeeeably.
In addiahuu to this, it mite lie well to make St,
Patrick's day a legal holiday, the same n tin
Fourth nr Jooly, and that onr Irian fillrr-cittzeus
mite not be annoyed, sich ilaysei tbochnrcli holds,
sen-is on mite be made Sundays nv.
Let this lie adopt id, and no trouble llko that Uv
July 12, will ever occur again in Xoo York, unless,
indeed, some- head-strong Protestants mite que,
tion the justls urit. This plan merely legalizes
wat hez bin pnn-liiv-d in a loose way; for ten rears.
I shel her this rool adopt id at the Comers, for our
Irish frrjjils not only vole viggerons, but they hurl
stones with wonderful iirecishtm.
I'J-nsoLEi-M V. Xasby,
Cite Xe Brisk.
Mr. McLasL an English writer, puts the follow-
ins into the month of those.wJto visit the nim-sel-
There's my money giro ino drink f Therea
my clothing and food give me drink I There's
the clothing,- food and fire" of my wife and. chil
dren give me drink! There's tho education of
the family aad the peace of the house giro mo. .
drink 1 There is (He' money-1 have ' robbed, from
the schoolmaster," aiid innnmcrablAftrtjcIes Iharo
robbed from -Ae'se-re-keeper trive-Wcbjnk-l
Pour rae ost drink, for w-re-wm.'lTgjsJfPM&"
There's toy health of body aad waataBBa'
tliern'sinT character m a Bsanad-B-BBaBaaasa' 7-,
as a Christian I win give up all , fciiWlir' Jjj
Xoreyet navel logive. iarsmynrvenjyin--. jjs
neniaarv, ph iwHiiuv-incwwii iw
redeemed Ibe-s fsaaVa-pBatvSalvaiioaVI give'
tap my Saviour!- TmvarnmfGotl ! .1 resign all !
All that to good, 'jfitt an fffnim wy in the Uui
verse, I -M-Sga forever lata; be drankr
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