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THE NATIONAL TRIBUNE: WASHINGTON. D. tt. THURSDAY, JUNE 18, . iS9C.
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very rough country road, and -went
above the town to shallow water above a
"When the rebels saw his force mov
ing around toward the ford they went
out to meet him, and formed on a low
Jodge or ridge of rocks, on which some
trees were growing, a good position for
defence. There -were some 300 or 400
of them, under Cerro Gordo Williams,
Tom Johnson, and other commanders in
.theembyro state, unorganized, and poorly
'armed old squirrel guns, etc When
Harris's men had waded the river he
threw out one company as skirmishers,
and soon the firing began. Only that
.company was engaged, except that a.
few broke from the main line and joined
All moved steadily on, but just here
happened one of those amusing things
bo often happening at critical times.
'"He Peepicd Abound tiie Stump.
The story leaked out that when the
ekirmishers of the 2d Ohio fired the
jirst volley and fell down to reload, one
of the rebels remarked to his neighbor;
"Hell, how they are falling V 33ut as
they arose to fire again, the other re
plied: "But, hell, how the are getting
Tip again ! "
The rebels soon broke and fled pell
mell toward town, except one old man,
who stood lu ground and fired till he
was killed. The .artillery was brought
up, and the first shot, a percussion shell,
passed over the town and exploded on
the hill opposite. The gun was low
ered, and the next shell fell short of the
towo, striking the ground some 40 steps
from the brick jail, a fragment going
squarely against the jail, tearing an in
dentation some three or four inches deep.
X WHITE FLAG WAS RAISED
andrt$ artillery ceased firing, but the
ETrirraishers pursued the fleeing rebels
through the town and for some distance
to theiiorth of it. During this pursuit
& Ead accident befell Gol. John Hazle
rigg, -a good Union man of the town.
When the" -fight, was coming near he,
with others, fled out to the north. He
had .concealed himself behind a large
stump, and seeing the rebels passing: out
by him, intended waiting till the blue-J-sent
coats came along, surrender to them,
and -go back liome. J3ut lie impru
dently peeped around the stump, and
oueJf the soldiers seeing him, and
thinking him one of the fleeing rebels,
fired, knocking a splinter into one of his
eyes, causing him to lose the use of it.
Thus the battle of West Liberty was
fought; the rebels falling back on Pres
tonsburg. The loss to Harris's com
mand was one cavalryman wounded in
the ankle. The rebel loss, as far as we
could learn, was the old man already
mentioned, and a oung lawyer of the
town, found in a stable-loft, slightly
wounded. We remained there two davs,
and went across to Hazle Green, 15
miles south, reaching there just at night
fall. There we found Gen. kelson with
all his force (except the 2d Ohio), con-1
strung m uiu zit-L wnio, uoi. I'yue; 00a
Ohio, Col. Sill: 35th Ohio, Col. Norton :
Col. diaries Marshall, with a portion of
wiiat became the loth Ky.; Col. Met
cali with a part of a regiment; and
Col. Griggsby, of our regiment.
Oapt. North's comp-ury was assigned
quarters in the village school house, a
jieat little frame house nestling in a beau
tiful grove of young oaks a little way
out of the village. Col. Grlggsby was
placed in charge of the Commissary and
Quartermaster's stores, and remained so
till the expedition ended and they were
removed. Capt. Korth and his" Lieu
tenants were'sent back to the neighbor
hood of the Olympian Springs to recruit,
and the writer wasJeft in charge of the
company. The men were fully equipped
J.OOKEn VEHY SOLDIERLIKE,
and were proud that they were Uncle
Gen. Kelson established his Head-
quarten- at the house of William Trim- J
ble, an old citizen, at the edge of the
village, and had a lively time for several
hvy. Many of those who had hojed to
holp establish the Southern Confederacy
by lying around the rebel camps found
themselves being pushed into "Virginia.
This did not suit them, so they crowded
Gen. Kelson's Headquarters to "take
the oath," and generally received a
gound cursing from the old" fellow. His
room was literally packed at times with
"penitent rebels," not sorry for what
they had done, but sorry they had been
.caught at it
On one occasion a couple of influential
men from one of the lower Counties, one
a rich farmer and the other a minister of
the gospel, were rushed into the Gen
eral's presence. Addressing the farmer,
kelson said :
"And what do you want, eir?"
"I want to take the oath and
"Where do you live?"
"I live in Bath County."
"What is your name? "
Children Cry for
He told him. iNelson, looking the
farmer square in the eye, said :
" I'll not administer any oath to you,
sir. Your looks prove to me that you
would not respect an oath any longer
than you could get out of my lines.
Leave here, 3011.
Then turning to the other he said:
"And what do you want?"
" I want to take the oath, too."
" What is your occupation ?"
" I am a preacher of the gospel."
" Preacher, and ! I sup
pose you have been up here in camp
ME ACHING SECEdH DOCTRINE
to those rebels."
Turning to his subordinate, he said :
"Swear him and let him go."
Iselson oileu rode unattended, for he
knew no fear. One day, after most of his
command had moved on up the country,
and I supposed he had gone also, I
had our company, out drilling them.
The were newly equipped and looked
as neat as soldiers well could. I hap
pened to look up toward the village and I
saw kelson coming jogging along toward
us on his black horse. I said to the men :
"ZSTow, put on your best looks ; yonder
comes Gen. Kelson."
I Avent on with the drill as though I
had not seen him, but just at the proper
time I brought the men facing him and
commanded, " Present arms ! " which
was neatly done. The General dofled
his military hat, and asked:
" Whose company is this ? "
" Gnpt. North's."
"Where is Capt, North?"
"He and the Lieutenants are down
in Bath County recruiting."
" How are you supplied with rations
and cookinsr utensils? "
" Very well supplied now, General."
" Have you any sick among you ? "
" Yes, sir there are five or six men
in the house there who are sick."
" Who is your Surgeon ? "
" Dr. Simj)son."
" Tell Dr. Simpson to call'tip at my
Headquarters and make the acquaint
ance of Dr. Bradford, the bulldog doctor
of the whole brigade." So saying he
saluted and rode away.
We were amazed to see the stern,
rough man of the Olympian Springs
episode transformed into the genial com
mander who was now taking such in
terest in the welfare of men whom only
a few days before had been, threatening
him with a cartridge. The boys were
willing to swear by him after that.
That was the last time I ever saw him.
The arm all moved on, except our
fragment of a regiment, which, as I have
said, was left there to guard the stores
left behind and recruit. Well, some of
our men did go on, too, but rather as
independents Capt Davidson, Maj.
Hurt and others.
The Fall rains set in and the mount
ain roads became almost impassable, but
NELSON" 3IOVED ON AND ON,
the rebels keeping well ahead of him.
When he reached Prc-tousbunr he di
vided Jus force. A portion of it, consistr
ing of the 33d Ohio and the 21st Ohio, a
part of the artillery and a light battalion
of Kentuckians under 3faj. Hurt were
UP Johns Creek, a stream that runs
parallel with the 13ig bandy lliver at an
average distance of seven or eisrht miles
, -. " " ,..,,.... v-.to
from it and heads near Pikeville.
The object of this move was to get in
front of the rebels near Pikeville, but
for some reason they did not quite suc
ceed. When the rebels reached a nar
row pass a few miles below Pikeville,
known as Ivy Hill, they made a short
stand, and killed four of the Federals
andvounded a few more. . Their loss
Here Gen. Kelson showed his bull
dog tenacity and absence of fear. A
The Old Man Stooh His G hound.
rebel had selected him for a target, and
the bullets were whistling uncomfortably
near him. Sighting the man, Kelson
called to a soldier, and said:
" Hand me that gun. Don't 3011 see
that rebel shooting at me? "
And one shot from his gun cleared
him of danger from that point.
A portion of the rebel force was posted
in a cornfield on the opposite side of the
Sandy lliver, and were cross-firing on
Kelson's men. The artillery was ordered
to open ou them, but the gunners sighted
badly, and the shells went wide of the
Kelson seeing this, stepped up to one
of the guns and said :
"Let me sight that"
He did so, and a shell exploded so
near the rebels that they beat a hasty re
treat Col. Korton, 21st Ohio, when
the attack was first made, taking in the
situation, anticipated orders, and began
to climb the hill with his regiment by
way of flanking the .rebels. The latter
were soon on the retreat. Kelson moved
on to Pikeville, and there halted I113
main force, but sent what mounted men
he had to pursue the retreating rebels.
The latter passed on out of the State,
and Kelson soon began a retrograde
movement. He procured boats as fast
as he could, and took his troops down
the Sand Eiver, and then the Ohio.
The stores he left at Hazle Green were
hauled by wagon via Mt. Sterling to
some point west
Thus ended the first campaign in
Eastern Kentucky, but it was only a few
weeks till the rebels made another in
cursion through Pound Gap and down
the Sandy as far as Prcstonsburg and
Paiulerville, under Gen. Humphrey
Marshall, but they were soon driven
back. But as troops would be with
drawn from Eastern Kentucky these in
vasions continued up to the Summer of
lbb4, John Morgan making the last
one in June of that year, being defeated
by Gen. Burbridge's forces at Mt Ster
ling onthe 9(h of that month, and at
Cynthiana on the 10th of the same
A COXKJ-:D13UATJ2 TK115UTE.
Editok National Tribune: I take picas
tiro in sending to you a copy of linos written
by one who, in tlio dark days of 'Gl to '65,
wore the gray. Ho also sent beautiful flowers
which were placed upon tlio crave of Col. John
Slocutn, who gavu Ii is lifo to his country in tlio
first battle of Bull Bun, as Coloucl of tlio 2d
to- ih.ccassd SOLDIERS, HLOCOM TOST, so. 10.
Sleep on. brave boy! il was old Master's will
That you n soldier's Rrnvo nhonTd till,
Which makes a dear wpot for tlio living to roam.
And think of you in your celestial homo.
Sleep on, bravo boys! you are nt rest!
The cause you died for lias been blest;
Yon proved to Old Glory loyal nnd true,
To-day relatives, friends and country honor you.
Sleep on, bravo boys ! you are at rest,
Which the booming of cannon can never molest.
No doubt we have met on the field of strife,
But never n?niu in earthly life.
The battles were fought bravely on to tho end
To-dny foe and foe aro friends.
During1 tho 'unpleasantness" I never wore tho
J wn a rebel soldier, both bravo nnd true.
Br your stern bravery, my came I failed to n.ive;
But, nevertheless, dear boys! I send sweet llowora
to your grnvc. W. M. E.. C. S. A.
James L. Sherman, Providence, K. I.
TTow many a mother's itching heart
2Ith lontred to poo her soldier boy!
ItenicmbcriuR well witli pnng? that smart
The sad farewell, tho wiudinglnuo
lown n hicli he pna.-cd, nnd pnutcd nt length :
How turning round, ho gathered strcneth
To wnve adieu, and fenrs nllay
In loving hcartft. nnd call by name '
JC.icli Turin the household record kept!
Jtcmctnberlng thoso who long had slept
On yonder hillilc'ri sunny green.
Took note of all the old farm's storo,
Its fences !iis;l and bnmynnl clean.
ItH golden fields, where, hovering o'erv
The ciow from yonder wooded dell
Delighted all the day to dwell;
Saw, frisking on tho mossy le.
The horses out to pnsturc turned;
And p 1 used beside the brook to seo
Its fishes rare, wttjch ho had learned
To calcii ul will, by vnriom wyn,
A fe&l contrived in boyhood days,
And listened to its mnrnuringstrain,
And echo given in glad refrain,
As on wind, over pebbles cold,
JU course pursued to ocean'ii dcepr, .
Beheld the sheep within the fold.
And caught the echo of their bleat,
Ah one by one laid down to sleep;
Passed near the lowing iierd which stood
With bends toward tho barnyard turned,
Awnittng evening's cure and food.
And water from he crystal brook;
Remembering how hi" fund benrt yearned
As farther down the path he took
Across the fields, the road to reach.
And passed the orchard, whero the peach
Wns ripening in the Summer nun;
Jteviewcd the paths hU feet had run.
The robin's net nnd woodchnck's liolo,
The grasHon which he loved to roll,
A barefoot boy, when, with old Ted,
Whose grave the grass iiotv clothes instead;
Pmm on, thou eoldicr. nnnght molct
Thy pathway, nor thy noblo breast;
Wnlk where thou cans:, by murmuring seas.
By clover' fieldn with hum of bees,
liy btrrHiiii. whoso bnbble answer gives.
By wooded deli, or upland sward.
Whero nnturo tunes Iter strings to chord
In ecftncy, with nil tlirtt lives,
This recompense thou well hast earned,
Tlii- joy comics for thei as thou learned j
From i-iirih her ills. Itet hero
With Nnlnrp's Irrnsures dear;
And what ifmi;fll?d drum now beats,
Or call of roll for thee repeats J
What mutter if thou Iicjii commniid
To forward, march! 'twill lie In hind
Wht-ro campflres Iihvc hii i-ndlfs glow,
VIcrc crytl rivers oeo.e!ei flow,
No bugle sound abox'o thy head,
Save that which calls from earth her dead.
1a 011 to rust, for tliec rccure,
Sttown shall tho iield of bntllc be
)ty ttnguln' hir 8, with inunlc pnro,
liy paths of gold uid fountains free,
liy comrade- bearing no nloie pniu,
Nor ollering prayer, relief to gain.
Enrroit National Tkiijujck: I have ob
served with interest your paper'n advocacy
of just pension lawp, and, with tho veterans
of the Wefit generally, I appreciate your
patriotic labors. There is one class of pen
sioners, nowever, which receives little atten
tion, and yet their rating is the most inade
quate of all who have claims upon the Gov
ernment. I refer to pensioners who have
lost limb. Forwnne iii&cru table reason the
rating for this clas has always been fixed
by Congress In their wisdom and patriot
ibtn tho National law-makers first fixed tho
rating for the lo.ss of a leg above the knee
at the munificent figure of $8 per mouth.
Next, they were inlluenced to raise the
amount to $15 per month; then, reluctantly,
to $18. Afterward, by some unaccountable
and benign occnlt inlluence, the rating was
made 24; and finally, in a burst of over
whelming patriotism, it was decreed that
the man who had hobbled on one leg for a
quarter of a century was entitled to $'J6 per
Now, the strange thing in this history of
the one-legged pensioner is the arithmetical
progression of his actual loss and just de
serts, and also of the ascending evolution of
the sense of justice on the part of Congress.
The disability was the same when he was
borne from the battlefield that it is now.
lint legs have riben gradually iu value. A
good full-length leg was worth only $8 per
month in 18G5. Now it is worth $30.
I have been watching the leg market
closely iu the Congressional Record, hopeful
that it would be " bulled " again this session.
Earl in the session Senator Palmer intro
duced a bill in the Senate to raise the leg
valuation another "peg," and put the rating
at $150 per month. It was reported that the
House Committee on Pensions had also
agreed te a similar bill and reporlcd it fa
vorably, but of late there is no news.
Jesting aside, the pensioner who suffers
the loss of limb is the most inadequately
rated of any on the rolls. Their rating is
simply infinitesimal as compared with the
majority. Imagine the monstrous injustice
of payiug some rich widow of a General $50,
$75 and $100 per month by special act, while
these men dra;; through life on one foot suf
fering the excruciating neuralgic tortures
which snrely accompany the dismembered
body. If the men who fix these ratings
could realize, to .1 very small degree, the
facts of terrible loss and suffering of these
pensioners, there would be no occasion to
ask justice at their hands. S. A. MAiiiKfi,
Musou City, Iowa.
It was a moist, unpleasant day. The rain
had. begun immediately after breakfast, and
now at 11 o'clock it looked like mining till
the Grade of Doom. I bad wandered up
and down seeking congenial company and
finding none, and" bad linally cast anchor
in the billiard-room, where I practiced the
I bad mado a break of nine, and was be
ginning to feel mure cheerful, when sud
denly the door opened and Miss Au&trutber
" Oh," she said, as she shut the door and
stood with her hands behind her upon the
handle, " I thought it was Mr. McDonald."
'It is a better and a poorer man
I, resting my cue on the tloor. Do you
want to find Mr. McDonald?"
"Yes no; it doesn't matter," enid Mis3
"Perhaps you can say it to me ns well ? "
I suggested. Miss Anstruther thought a
moment or two and then shook her head.
"No; I couldn't say it to you."
It may have been my fancy, but I thought
that Miss Anstruther blushed.
"Anyway," I said, cheerfully, "if it
doesn't matter, you can come and play bil
liards with inc. I'm lonelj."
"But I play very badly," said Miss An
struther, doubtfully. " 1 don't think I ever
"Well, this won't be scriou," I said, se
lecting a light cuo and chalking the tip.
"Now, all yon have to do is to mako your
ball hit the red and go into .1 pocket, or put
the red into a pocket or both."
"Oh, dear," said Miss Anstruther, "what
ft lot to think about. There! What doe3
that count! "
" One to me," I said, and missed an easy
"Why were you so funny last night?"
said Miss Anslrnther.
I am never funny," I said; "serious, hu
morous, stupid perhaps but not funny."
Miss Anstruther aimed wildly. Her ball
went twice round the table and hit noth
ing. " JTIow provoking ! " she said.
Then she lifted her chin and rested it on
the tip of her cue.
"You know what I mean," she said.
"Why did you leave pio alone all the even
ing with Mr. McDonald?"
"Well," I said, "I was talking let me
see to Miss Bates." . r
"You found herjiniusing?"
"Not aniusiug. Better. Pretty."
" Oh, you couldn't ciH her pretty. Nice,
" Decidedly pretty in, her way. Now yon
are playing, aren't, your? " I said, seeing a
" I beg your pardon' eaid Miss Anstruther,
"I mean I'm playing with spot. By
Jove!" I exclaimed, as I turned away in
disgust after missing the cannon. ' There
he ip." j . .
"Who?" asked Misa Anstruther.
"Mr.McDonald.i walking op and down in
the garden, smoking f cigar in the rain.
Shall I whistle him in&'
"Oh, no," said Miss Anstruther.
"Why not?" I ajjk.ed, facing around
toward her. "I thought you wanted to 3ee
him." - . -1 . . ,
"Oh, there's no hurry no immediate
hurry," said she. "He doesn't leave till this
"I thought it might be something import
ant," I said.
"It is important," said 3Iiss Anstrnther.
"Oh, you are horrid," she continued, stamp
ing iter foot. " You know quito well what
I shouldn't tell you, should I?"
"Uut you haven't told me," I Baid, con
solingly. ' dh, but you can guess," said Miss An
fitrulher,"shaking her baud. "You must
have noticed something. And 1'vo no
rifibt to say anything about it."
I paused judiciously.
"It seems," I said, alter an appropriate in
terval, "quite rv suitable arrangement. Mr.
McDonald is very wealthy."
" Yea," said Miss Anstruther, reflectively,
" he has money. But then, so have I."
"That is where it is so suitable," I said.
"Hut," said Miss Anstruther, lifting her
eyebrows pathetically, "he's well "
"That is true," I said. " But we all have
our faults. And poverty's the worst of
"I don't think so," said Miss Austruther,
"Mrs. Anstruther thinks so," I replied.
"Yes, of course, you could see mamma
wanted " Miss Anstruther tapped the
floor with her foot.
1 turned to the window and watched Mr.
McDonald walking up and down iu the rain.
Mis-H Anstruther sat down upon one of the
cushioned benches which ran round the billiard-room.
"It happened last nijhl," she said sud
denly, " when you were "
' What happened ? I asked.
"Oh, you know."
"Your engagement ?''
"I am not engaged."
" Not engaged ! Then what aro -we talk
"You are stupid. Don't you understand?
That's what I have to decideto tell Mr.
McDonald this moruiuj: before hi goes
away. Oh, I oughtn't to tell you all this!
But you made me, you know. And I think
you might help me."
"1 would with pleasure, if I only
"What should a girl do when her mother
wants her to you know aud the man
" Rich," I eugcested.
A M, iUU
like i that
nodded toward the window.
"It's a dillicult questipn," I said ; "a very
difficult question. As you have asked me
to advise you well dOjyou love him?"
"Yon may put tljat, aside," said Miss An
strnther, with a sweep of her hand.
" That simplifies matters," I said. " Then
there comes the question of filial duty. You
see, a pareut judges iu these matters with
less I mean with greater freedom from
pergonal feeling." ,
"15ut," objected Miss Anstruther, "it is a
To be refreshing must bo natural. Hood's Sar
saparilla gives sweet, refreshing sloop; because
by purifying tho blood, it puts tho whole sys
tem iu a healthy, natural condition.
7s the best In fuel ln 0 Truo Blood Purifier.
1 j n:u- nrn Iho only pills to talco
HOOCl'S PUIS with Hood'. SarsapMilUt,
very pcraonal matter, isn't" it? Besides, I
am sure mamma would never. want me tc
to marry anyone whom she thought I didn't
really I didn't or, I mean, if I"
I Bhook my head gravely.
"You must really be frank with me, if I
am to ndviso you profitably," I said.
"If I really cared for some one else," said
Miss Anstruther, very softly.
'Ah there's some one else?"
Miss Anstrnther nodded.
" Who do?Bn't care for you ?"
Oh, yes, be does," said Miss Anstruther,
quickly, raising her eyes for a moment to
mine, and then dropping them again.
I was jnsfc addressing my mind to this
fresh complication, when Miss Anstruther
"Oil, but wo aro not playing," she said.
"It's my turn, isn't it?"
"It is," I said, with a sigh; for I should
have preferred to follow out tho "subject.
"Yon have an easy losiug hazard off the red
into the lop pocket."
" A hazard ?" said Miss Anstruther, rather
"It is a hazard," I explained, " when yon
go for the pocket."
''How funny!" said Miss Anstruther,
stopping in mid-stroke. "It's like"
"Yes," I said, ""there are many analogies
between billiards and the tender passion.
But, excuse me, you won't do it that way;
and if yon hold the cue like that, you'll dig
a hole in the cloth."
I went around the table to where Miss
Anstruther was standing.
"Keep qnite still, and I'll show yon," I
said. 1 placed her liand in the right posi
tion at the butt end of the cuo, and holding
it there, showed her how to make n proper
bridge with the left hand and slide the cue
smoothly and horizontally over it.
"Now," I said, still retaininc a guiding
hand on the cue, " if you aim so, you'll git
the pocket unless the balls kisn."
Naturally, I was compelled to stand very
close to Miss Anstrnther during this obje t
lesson so close that the curl that nestled
round her left ear tickled my lips as my
breath stirred it.
M133 Anstrnther made her stroke. It was
a ridiculous stroke.
''Were you really going for the pocket ? "
"I ihink," Bhe said, tnrning and facing
me, " the kiss spoilt it."
Miss Anstruther was strangely agitated
over her failure. Thinking better to change
the subject from billiards, I said :
"Tell me, what are yon going to say to
We were, as I have said, of necessity very
close together, and Miss Anstruther dropped
"I am going to tell him," she said, "that
I don't care for him not in that way and "
"And that's what yon meant when you
said just now that that you couldn't say
it to me?"
Miss Anstrnther's atteution. was fixed
upon the toe of hr right shoe, which she
was tapping with the butt of her cue. Mine
was concentrated on Miss Austruther'y
drooped eyelids. Consequently, neither ol
us beard the door open.
" Hello L, Baying ?".sa?d Mr. McDonald,
walking round toward the marking board.
"What's tho game?"
" Tho game," I said, looking up, " is let
mo see two and lore; isn't it, Miss An
struther?" Miss Anstruther looked qnickly at Mr.
McDonald and then at me.
"Yes," she said.
"M'm, lost forever," said Mr. McDonald,
going out and slamming the door.
"I hope so," I j-aid, as I turned to Miss
Anstruther. Black ami White.
ACHES IN HIS BURIED ARM.
Peculiar Itecollcctions by n. Uoro of Appo
mattox. LciHston Journal.
'Well, it may be so! But still there's a
good deal of poppycock about nerves, and
sensations, and yearning blood, and about
stumps that can't shake off the inlluence of
the dead llcsh. A fellow that has only one
arm and a good imagination can make out a
pretty strong case. The old soldier gave au
absent-minded llirt with the remaining bit
of his left arm and flopped his empty sleeve
out into the air like a banner. By a contor
tion he caught the dangliug sleeve cutt in
his right baud aud tucked it back into his
poclcct once more.
"I haven't a very good imagination my
selfthat is, so they tell me but when I
lo3t that nrm at Appomattox I had the enri
ousest aches, and shivers, and twitches, and
guawings you ever heard of. "When I came
around after the operation I lay and endured
the paiu alittle while, nnd then I said to the
r "'Why didn't they do it?'
" ' What do you mean ? ' she asked.
"Thought the Surgeons were going to
cut off my arm ! '
"'Laud sakes!' she said, ' that was done
an hour or so ago,-and you've been growling
and shouting and gritting your teeth and
coming out from under the influence ever
since. Your arm is off, and tho stump nicely
dressed aud bandaged. Now drink this and
go io sleep.
"Of courso, you've heard all nbout these
sensations, aud the doctors explain them all
out nicely. So I won't go into that. But,
oh, Cesar! now I suffered for da3s with
awful pains iu that Arm and hand that were
gone cut off and buried. Ache, ache, ache!
and I would roll my eyes down as I lay on
my pillow and look right whero that awful
aching was and see only air. But that blank
spot was tilled 'with such pain for me that
for hours I groped iu that little space marked
out by my eyes trying to seize and squeeze
and rub 'well, I didn't know what. Then
I got notions into my head. I could lie
there in my cot and fancy so vividly jnst
what was happening to the piece of flesh
laid away iu the ground that at last I would
scream like a woniau. For every pang that
shot throngb my arra-that-was I could see
a gleaming tooth or n writhing worm.
"That torture wore away, of course, but
etill I'm never allowed to forget that lost
arm. I used to have rheumatic twinges in
my middle linger. I have 'em now. I had
a felon on my thumb a few mouths ago, or
at least I had all the seusations of a felon.
I could only grunt and bear it.
" That hand is cold or rather, perhaps, to
be understood, I should say that it seems as
though I had a baud there and that it is
cold. The hand is numb and 'goes to sleep,'
it is warm and throbs; in fact, is .a strange
sort of u ghost that haunts me. The sensa
tions, say the doctors, arise iu the ends of
the severed nerves, and I believe them ; but
at the same time, I can't feel 'em auywliere
czcept in that baud."
A Thirty-Third Dogreo aingwunip,
"Braggs is something of a mugwnmp,
Something of mugwump? Hfc'a as
non-partisan as a brass baud."
(Continued frnm-flret pace.)
swell, and all hor keel seemed to rest 011
the rock or sand. At no time did the
sea break over the deck ; but the water
below drove all the people up to the
main deck and to the promenade-deck,
and thus we remained for about three
hoars, when daylight came; but there
was a fo so thick that nothing but wa
ter eon Id be seen. The Captain caused
a boat to be carefully lowered, put in
her a trustworthy officer with a boat
compass, and we saw her depart into the
fog. During her absence the ship's bell
was kept tolling. Then the fires were
all out, the ship full of water, and grad
ually breaking up, wriggling with every
swell like a willow basket, the sea all
around us full of the floating frag
ments of her sheeting, twisted and
torn into a sponcv condition. In
Mess than an hour tho bnnt re
turned .saying that the beach
was quite near, not more than a mile
away, and had a cood place for landing.
All the boats were then carefully low-
ered, and manned by crews belonging to
the ship ; a piece of the gangway, on
the leeward side, was cut away, and all
the women, ancPa few of the worst
scared men, were lowered into the boats,
which pulled for shore. In a compara
tively short time the boats returned,
took new loads, and the debarkation was
afterward carried on quietly nnd syste
matically. jSo baggage was allowed to
go on shore except bngs or parcels car
ried in tho hands of passengers. At
times tnc log lilted so that wo could see
from the wreck the tops of the hills, and
the outline of the shore; and I re
member sitting on the upper or hurri
cane-deck with the Captain, who had his
maps and compass before him, and was
trying to make out where the ship -was.
I thought I recognized the outline of
the hills below the mission of Dolores,
and so stated to him ; but he called my
attention to the fact that the general
line of hills bore northwest, whereas the
const south of San Francisco beara due
north and south. He therefore con
cluded that the ship had, overrun her
reckoning, and wa3 then to the north of
San Francisco. He also explained that,
the passage up being longer than usual,
viz., 18 days, the coal was short; that at
the time the firemen were using some
cut-up spare along with the slack of coal,
and that this fuel had made more than
usual steam, so that the ship must have
glided along faster than reckoned. This !
proved the actual case, for, in fact, the
steamship Lewis was wrecked April 9,
1853, on " Duckworth Eeef," Bolinas
Bay, about 18 miles above the entrance
to San Francisco.
To be continued.
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