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f - * * • I*h ■%< SI PER ANNUM. A H. GREENFIELD, Corner of Main sir el and Port Deposit avenue, Bel Jiir , IS constantly aiming to meet the want* of the community in FRESH FAMILY GROCERIES! Teas, Spices, Coffees, Fish, Lard, Butter, Bacon, Cheese, &c., Stc. Also, SEASONABLE DRY GOODS, NOTIONS, &c. Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps, &.<•„ Queens ware, Stone ami Earthenware, Tin Ware, Wooden Ware, Hardware, &c. BEST COAL OILS, COAL OIL LAMPS, in great variety. Also, iu , 3A3SIQV&BXS SCimiSlT NEW BONNETS, in every variety of style and material, for Ladies and Chil dren. Cleaning, Ai.tebi.vg a.vd Re pairing d"iie at reasonable notice—ail at Baltimore prices. TERMS CASH. janl Franklinville Store Baltimore County. KF.F.P constantly on hand a large and well assorted stock of all kinds of Goods adapted to the wants of (he public, such as Dry Goods, Groceries, HARDWARE, &£&&&> WOTIOKTS, CHINA AND GLASS WARE, In fact any and every variety of articles necessary to a well assorted stork, til of which will he sold at very lowest Cash prices. The Factory being iu operation, it affords a line market for wmxr Eonn, for whicli the highest prices will be paid. The public arc invited to call. fe2(i MW 6001)1, TTIE undersigned have just received a * large and well selected stock of Goods suitable for the season. They are con stantly making up the neatest work, and the newest ami most fashionable style of BONNETS for the Fall and Win whg ter, to which they invite the atten- VZL lion of the citizens of the town and the surrounding country. They also de sire an occasional call from their Baltimore friends, when they want something of ex tra style and finish, as they are aware that the undersigned can ami will take jdeasure in putting up work of that description. In addition to all styles of Bonnets, they keep constantly on hand a variety of LADIES’ AND GENTLEMEN’S SMALL WARE, Such as Ribbons, Laces, Gloves, Hosiery, Suspenders, and many other articles in the Notion line. Thankful for the liberal patronage here tofore given the firm, they expect by strict attention to business to merit its continu ance. M. J. WRIGHT &. MITCHELL, Washington street, two doors north of the Railroad, and next door to Nixon’s Hotel, Havre-de-Ghace. sep2s BAUCH’S RAW-BONE PHOSPHATE Cosurpassed for producing a Heavy-Growth of Corn Oats, Potatoes, AND ALL SPRING CROPS, And permanently enriching the Soil! It contains the Fertilizing Properties of Guano, Bone, Stable Manure and Lime! PRODUCING in many cases larger crops by fifty per cent, than either of the shove articles, when useu separately. It is a highly concentrated manure, be ing made from Bones containing all their original animal mutter. No Burnt Bones are used, It has been used by thousands of far mers in this State, with the highest satis faction. It has proved a perfectly reliable substitute for “Peruvian Guano,” being sufficiently quick in its action on the crops, ami in all cases enriching the soil, and it is permament in its effects. The demand last Fall was greater than the supply. It would be well, therefore, lor farmers to send in their orders early, either to the subscriber or to any of his agents, from whom circulars can be ob tained, giving a list of many persons who have used it, ami certificates. Price in Baltimore, $55 per 2000 lbs. Cash. GEORGE DUG DALE, Sole Agent, No. 105 Smith’s Wharf, feb4-3m Baltimore. COAL I COAL I fIMIE undersigned keeps consiamlv on J. hand all kirn sof WHITE and RED ASH COAL, which he will sell by the cargo or single ton. < JOSEPH M. SIMMONS, ju!7 Havre-de-Grace, Md. WANTED.— One or two JOURNEY MEN BLACKSMITHS. Enquire of MARTIN CALDEK, IB Federal Hill, Harford Co., Md. , ..... .... “LET US CLING TO THE CONSTITUTION AS THE MARINER CLINGS TU THE LAST PLANK WHEN TUB NIGHT AN TEMPEST CLOSE AROUND HIM." THE /E<?IS AND MTELLKsEKCER l 18 PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING, ! B V BATEMAN & BAKER, AT ONE DOLLAR PER ANNUM, IN ADVANCE, OTHERWISE ONE DOLLAR AND FIFTY CENTS Will be charged. RATES OF ADVERTISING. , One square, (eight lines or less,) three inser tions, SI.OO. Each subsequent insertion 25 cts. One square three months, $3.00; Six months, $5.00; Twelvemonths, SB.OO. . Business cards of six lines or less, $5 a year. No subscription taken for less than a year. ■r——uißaaiL.ujMui-jL. [ IJucticitl. j For Hie digit and Intelligencer. SO WE MISS THEE AT HOME 1 BY MRS. E. D. B. I Do we miss thee at home—do wo miss thee at f home As far from thy loved ones in sorrow you roam ? Yes, the fireside circle is gloomy and sad, ] For we miss the kind voice that made ns all glad. f We miss thee at meal-time, thy plate is removed, And sad are the faces of those that you loved ; We miss the glad smile that welcomed us there, And the hand that so thoughtfully placed us a a chair. We miss thee at eve, in our walks and onr drives, And each day seems to lengthen, though swiftly it glides; i And hours and moments we count by our tears, Whilst weeks seem to double, and months are as years. And at midnight's deep hour, when the moon in s her pride, f All regal in splendor, glides on with the tide; j i When tlie stars seem to wink and grow pale in sky, ' ’Tis then that we miss you, and wish you were nigh. When Morpheus hath bushed nil our griefs and our woes, • 1 And nature hath sunk in her peaceful repose; i When silence sits brooding, like the spirit of dreams, O'er mountain and valley, o'er woodland and streams— j In our slumbers we see thee, we bask in thy smile, s How happy our hearts are—how hopeful the -; w hile: 1 But morning returns to find us alone, C 1 We arise from our pillows, to wish you were home. | Deer Park, March, 1863. 1 ■ —- : ipscdlaium From the Atlantic Monthly. Scenes in the Rocky Mountains j. BY FITZ HUGH LDDUOW. Mormondon being my theme, and my space so limited, I must resist the tempta tion to give detailed accounts of the many , I marvellous muster-pieces of mimetic art i into which we find the rucks of this regi m everywhere carved by the hand of nature. - Before we came to the North Platte, we t were astonished by a ship, equalling the - Great Eastern in size, surpassing it in beauty of outline, its masts of columnar j sandstone snapped by a storm, its prudi f gious hulk laboring in a gloomy sea of a hornblendic granite, its di ck houses shu pen with perfect accuracy of imitation, still remaining iu their place, and a wierd looking demon at the wheel steering it on to some invisible destruction. j This naval statue (if its bulk forbid not the name) was carved out ofa coarse mill stone-grit by the chisel of the wind, with I, but slight assistance from the unfrequent ed rain storms of this region. JnUolora ,do I first began to p rceivo how vast an j omission geologists had been guilty of in their failure to give the wind a place in I the dynamics of their science. r Depending for a year at a time, as that I territory sometimes docs, upon dews and meltings from the snow-peaks for its wa _ ter, it is nevertheless fuller than any oth r 1 er district in the world of marvellous archi g tectural simulations, vast cemeteries crowd- I ed with monuments, obelisks, eastles, for tresses, and natural collossi from two to five hundred feet high, dune in argillaeo e ous sandstone or a singular species of coo i glomerate, all of which owe their existence p j almost entirely to the agency of the wind. |_ The arid plains from which the con- I glomerate crops out ratify the superin „ cuinbent air stratum to such & degree that j the intensely chilled layers resting on the r, I closely adjoining snow peaks pour down g to re-establish equilibrium, with the wrath | ful force of eu invisible cataract, eight, ten, 0 oven seventeen thousand feet in height.— j These floods of cold wind find their ap ' propriate channels in the characteristic canons which everywhere furrow the whole Ro ky nuuutaiu system to its very base. Most of these are exceedingly tortuous, and the descending winds, during their 1 ' passage through them acquire a spiral mo tion as irresistable as the fiercest barri cane of the Antilles, which, moreover, n they preserve for mihs after they have is -5 sued from the mruth of the canon. — e Every little cold gust that I observed in ihe Colorado country had this corkscrew character. The moment the spiral rench -1 es a loose sand-bed, it sweeps into its vor tex all the particles of grit which it can - hold. The result is an auger, of diameter 1 varying from an inch to a thousand feet, I capable of uttering iu its direction so as to 1.1 bore curved holes, revolving will; iucaiea AIR, MD. FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 15, 1864. BEL | lablo rapidity, and armed with a cutting edge of silex. Is it possible to conceive an instrument more powerful, more versatile ? Indeed, practically, there is no description of sur face, no kind of cut, which it is not capa ble of making. I have repeatedly seen it in operation. One day, while riding from Denver to Pike’s Peak, I saw it (in this instance, one of the smaller diameters) burrow its way six or seven feet into a sand bluff, making as smooth a hole as I could cut in cheese with a borer, of the equal diameter of six inches throughout, all in less time than I have taken fo des cribe it. Repeatedly, on the same trip, I saw it gouge out a circular groove around portions of a similar bluff, and leave them standing as isolated columns, with heavy I base and capital, presently to he solidified into just such rock pillars as throng the cemeteries or aid in composing the strange architectural piles mentioned above.— Surveyor General Pierce, of Colorado, (a man whose fine scientific genius and cul ture have already done yeoman’s service in the sludy of that most interesting terri tory), on a certain occasion, saw one of these wind-and-silex augers meet at right angles a window pane in a settler’s cabin, which came out from the process, after a few seconds, a perfect opaque shade, ’ j having been converted into ground-glass j ns neatly and evenly as could have .been | effected by a manufacturer’s wheel. It is not a very rare thing in Colorado i to be able to trace the spiral and measure 1 the diameter of the auger by rocks of fifty i pound weight and tree-trunks half as ! thick as an average man’s waist, torn up from their sites and sent revolving over- I head for miles before the windy turbine loses its impetus. The efficiency of an 1 : instrument like this 1 need not dwell upon. 1 After some protracted examination and j study of many of the most interesting ar ! j chiteotural and sculpturesque structures of the Rocky mountain system, I am con- I vinced that they are mainly explicable on the hypothesis of the wind-and-silex i;i --i strument operating upon material in the earthy condition, which petrified after re , ceiving its form. Indeed, this same tn j strument is at present nowise restricted by that condition in Colorado, and is not j only, year by year, altering the conforma- I tion of all sand and clay bluffs on the ! plains, but is tearing down, rebuilding, ! and fashioning on its facile lathe many [ rock-strata of the solidity of the more fria- II ble grits, wherever exposed to its action. | Water at the East does hardly more than j wind at the west. 1 j Before we enter the City of the Saints, let me briefly describe the greatest, not merely of the architectural curiosities, but, in my opinion, the greatest natural curios ity of any kind which I have ever seen or hoard of. Mind, too, that I remember j Niagara, the Cedar Creek bridge, and the Mammoth cave, when I speak thus of the Church Buttes. , They are situated a short distance from Fort Bridger; the overland road passes by , | their side. They consist of a sand stone . , bluff, reddish-brown in color, rising with , the abruptness of a pile of masonry from I the perfectly level plain, carved along its i perpendicular face into a series of partially , connected religious edifices, the most re markable of which is a cathedral as colos . sal at St. Peter’s and completely relieved from the bluffs on all sides save the rear, I' where a portico joins it with the main precipice. The perfect symmetry of this marvellous I structure would ravish Michael Angelo. So far from requiring an effort of imagi nation to recognize the propriety of its t name, this church almost staggers be lief in the unassisted naturalness of its architecture. It belongs to a style entire ly its own. Its main and lower portion is not divided into nave and transect, but ! | seems like a system of huge semicylinders ! j erected on their bases, and united with re ! ; entrant angels, their convex surface to- I wards us, so that the ground.plan bright be , I called a species of quartre-foil. I ! In each of the convex faces is an admi i rably proportioned door-way, a Gothic arch with deep carved and elaborately fret ted mouldings, so wonderfully perfect in • j its imitation that you almost feel like knocking for admittance, secure of an en- i 1 trance, did you only know the “Open se same.” Between and behind the doors, al . teruating with flying-buttresses, are a se ; lies of deep-niched windows, set with grotesque statues, varying from the pigmy to the collossal size, representing demons rather than saints, though some of the fig t ures are costumed in the style of religious ■ art, with flowing sacerdotal garments, i The structure termiuates above in a double dome, whose figure may be ima , gined by supposing a small uooru set on the truncated lop of a large one (the horizon tal diameter of both being considerably s longer in proportion to the perpendicular > than is common with that fruit,) and each . of these domes is surrounded by a row of , prism-sbaped pillars, half column, half r buttress in their effect, somewhat similar to the exquisite columnar entourage of the central cylinder of the leaning tower of , P sa. The result of this arrangement is an aerial, yet massive beauty, without par - allel in the architecture of the world. I i have not conveyed to any mind an idea of the grandeur of this pile, nor could I, -' even with the assistance of a diagram. > “t il die for the flag,” cried a treasury clerk ; r Quoth a soldier, “My patriot friend, look here: This shedding your blond for twelve dollars a month ' \ Ain’t like shedding red ink for twelve hundred a year. 11 , ; Sunday in New York. It is worth a visit to New York to see t, the lower part of the city on a Sabbath , morning, and contrast it with the bustle - and confusion of all the week. The South - Ferry, that great receptacle for omnibus t scs ami cars, where one’s life is in danger i in crossing the street, is as quiet as a oa i thedral. Broadway is nicely swept on ) Saturday night, and is silent as the wil i derness. Old Trinity in the lower part f of the city and the aristocratic Grace in i the upper, both in sight, seem to stand as , sentinels over the holy time. The revelers aud sons and daughters j of pleasure sleep late on Sunday morning, j I andtlip portions of the city occupied by ; i them are silent as the tomb. Passing up } r the west side of the city, by the docks and steamboat wharves, one is impressed | i with the sanitary blessedness of the Sab-1 i bath, aud the hold it has indirectly on all ■ | classes. The laboring men, loitering i about or smoking their pipes, have on ■ clean shirts and are shaved. i j Little children from the lowest dens - and darkest allies ot the city, come ou to f the sidewalk with an attempt at cleanli ;, ness, and some little ribbon or ornament ,| on their persons. The newsboys offer ■ their papers in subdued tones, and the , boot blacks ask iu a quiet voice, “black j i your boots?’’ and exhibit their own shoos j i, polished out of respect of the dqy. A)1 j ; along the docks the utmost quiet prevails, | II while the piers and wharves are swept i ■ clean, and a silence of a pestilence per- 1 vades those marts of trade. The sailors j i quietly do their work in a holiday rig, | i aud every craft has its bunting flying. — •. All along the wharves are stationed Bethel ! churches for all nations, and floating chap- j i els where divine service is held. Those : I arc mostly attended by the “Old Country-! men,’’ as they call themselves—the natives j I of Holland, or the Lutherans. The dram [ ■ shops make a compromise with the day ! " by sanding their floors, putting their em- ! ployees in clean linen, and shutting up i one-half of the shutter. The churches are generally well atten i Jed in the morning. Even the down town ■ churches have a good congregation.— ■ Trinity church is always crowded at the ' [ morning service. Seats in the aisles are : all filled. The aristocratic church-men • can well afford the ride from their up t town homo to this Cathedral. Their , dashing teams and splendid outfits appear ’ to great advantage on a beautiful Sabbath ■ morning. The full choral service is also . ! attractive* i 1 No church in New York bolds so large, I fashionable and wealthy a congregation as , Old Trinity in the morning; the rest of t the day it might as well be shut. In , 1 deed, the same may be said of nearly all - the fashionable churches in the city. Dr. r Spring’s, Dr. Adams’, the Collegiate, all • present a striking contrast in the crowd iu i the morning and the leanness of the af ! ternoon. We have here about a dozen sensation preachers who can grasp the i crowd and get an evening audience. But t for “Gospel preaching,” as it is called, one s sermon a day is as much as our people i care inwardly to digest, i The sermon and the dinner of the i morning being over, the lovers of pleasure i appear in their strength. The quiet of ■ the morning gives place to revelry. Fu ■ nerals that require a military procession I and bands of music are kept for Sunday j i afternoons. Central Dark is crowded, and j i fashionable people, who do not care to | ! ride in the country, drive here in style, i It is the harvest of livery men. Everything that can go on four logs is • engaged in advance. From ten dollars to i fity dollars is the price of a team fur an • afternoon’s drive. Those who do not own < teams and caunot afford to hire them, take - the public conveyances. The same ears | s; and boats that bear the worshipers to t their churches in the morning, cany the* i 5 sons of pleasure to theii scenes of rerea- 1 - ! tion. Theatres are open of the lower or-' • der, concert saloons, gardens, lager beer , ) ! enclosures, all aro crowded. As the day wanes the police force is . | doubled, and some parts of New York are ! , S more dangerous to visit on Sunday nights J . I than any other night iu the week.* At [ i l l 2 at night all is again still. With the j . ' early hours of Monday, Mammon awakes . as a giant refreshed with wine, seizes the . reins, and drives with unslackened spued | . till the dawn of the next Sabbath compels * . j him to a temporary repose.— Cor. of the ] i j Boston Journal. j I • . s i JBSsS“ Rev. G. D ,of Fayette coun . I ty, Arkansas, one of the genuine “forest- J bom” orators, preaching not long since, I j on “the glory of the saints,” delivered the j , following burst of “native” eloquence, j which is too good to be lost: , “Wb i, my brethren, can describe the . glory of a saint ? Why, nothing on earth can liken it. If you drill a hole through | r Uho sun and put it ou your head for a , | crown, and split the moon in sunder and | f put the pieces on your shoulders for epau- ! f lettes—if you tear dowu the starry curtain r of the skies and wrap it around your s ! body for a robe, and rido to heaven on the p lightning wings of the tempest —this will B be as nothing to the glory of the saints !” Effects of Tobacco. —An Irish lady I once declared that she could nut under- | f stand how gentlemen could smoke. “It i oertainly shortens their lives,’’ said she. | “I don't know that,’’ exclaimed a gen- j tlemnn ; “there’s my father, who smokes ! every blessed day—and he is now seventy j years old.” “ | “Well,” was the reply, “if he had nev-1 j ] er smoked, he might have been eighty by ( 1 this time.” , : What Become* of Dead Horae*. Some people will no doubt bo astonish ed to learn that large fortunes have been made every year since the commencement of the war out of the dead horses of the Army of the Potomac. The popular idea is that when llosiuahte yields up the ghost he is buried in some field or left to mould er into mother earth in the woods some* where. Not so. He has made his last charge*, and gnawed his last fence rail, but there is some S2O to S4O in the old fellow yet A contract for the purchase of the dead horses in the Army of the Potomac, for the eusning year, was let a few days ago, to the highest bidder, at 81.76 per head, delivered ut the factory of the contractor. year 800,000 was cUared nn the eon- j tract, and this year it is thought 8100,000 can he made on it. The animals die a* the rate of about fif- ■ ty per day, at the lowest calculation. At the contractor’s establishment they | are thoroughly dissected. First, the shoes are pulled off ; they are usually worth fifty cents a sot. Then the hoofs . are cut off; they bring about two dollars a ) set, Thea comes the caudal appendage ; < worth half a dollar. Then the hide; I i don’t kuow what that sells for. Then the , tallow, if it be possible to extract tallow 1 1 from the army horses, which 1 think ex- i tremely doubtful, unless he die immo- j diately after .entering the service. And! last, but not least, the skin bones are val- j i uable, being convertible into a variety of J ( articles that many believe to he composed j of pure ivory, such as eaue handles, knife- j i bundles, &o. ]>y the time the contractor gets through i with the “late lamented” steed, there is i hardly enough of him left to feed a bull pup on. Hereafter, kind reader when you see a dead “boss,’’ don’t turn up your nose at him, but regard him thoughtfully, as | the foundation for a large fortune ia a single year. He may, iudividualiy, be all nuisance, but “there is that within which passeth show”—8100,000 a year. A Remarkable Vision. A solicitor, resident in the Isle of I Wight, had business at Southampton. He ! ; stayed at one of those hotels for which the town of mail steamers is famous, and after dinner ho was looking over his law papers, while he sipped his port. He was aroused ' from his foolscap and red tape by the! 1 opening of a door. His wife (whom he 1 had left at home in the Isle of Wight) en-! , tered, gazed at him steadfastly, and passed out through the opposite door. He natur- 1 ally thought that it was a hallucination, and resumed his reading with a wondering 1 smile at his own weakness. Hut within 1 a quarter of an hour the same thing oc curred again, and there was on the counte nance of the spectre an imploring look | which terrified him. He at once resolved , to return home; with some difficulty got a boatman to tuko him across; and when | ho reached bis house, he was struck by | the ghastly and alarmed look of his maid servant, who opened the door. This wo man was so frightened by his unexpected ; ( return, that she spontaneously confessed , her intention to murder her mistress ; and 1 her confession was confirmed by the fact that she hud concealed u kuife under her pillow. This is a very perplexing case; for those who think spectral phenomena ' can be philosophically explained. Here j you have the phantom of a living person projected entirely without that person’s consciousness. Let it be assumed that a person in extreme peril can, by intense vo lition, act on the nervous system of the ' universe, so as to influence his dearest friend ; but here the person whose like ness appeared was entirely devoid of ap prehension, while the servant, who alone knew what was likely to happen, would naturally exert no volition towards reveal ing it. —Dublin University Magazine, Mrs. Partington in a Perfume Store. —“ Can I wait upon you, madam ?” said Mr. Cushing, politely, as Mrs. Par tington stood looking at the stored sweets at 112 Washington street. “Were 1 younger,” said she, smiling as sweetly as Cytherea upon a pomade bot tle, “I might feel flattened by sucli an of fer. I do like politeness, though it is rarely one meets with it. The other night I wont up to the opera, and stood an hour outside, and nobody had the good manners to offer me a seat.” Due sympa thy was expressed, when she went on like a wheelbarrow : “I declare, it must seem ( to you as if you were breathing the airs i of Paradox,or Ceylon’s iio, or some such flagrant thing all the time. Have you ' any of the odor of sanctity, that you could I j give me a little to put on my handker chief?” She was assured that they had j none on tap, but expected some, with a | fresh supply of the essence with which 1 the ghost of Hamlet scents the morning ■ air, and would remember her. She thank ' ed them very kindly continuing her in-1 i spection, while Ike amused himself by ! shaking up some of the bottles and seeing I I the bubbles rise to the surface. —, A Question for the Doctors —The dog question has assumed another and an alarming complication. Here is a corres pondent who proposes an inquiry wo are I not able to solve, but which comes home 1 to every otjo who loves “sassingers:” Mr. Kttytur: That what 1 witch to j I ask you ia whether strychnine what the | police gives to dogs won’t pizeo the hu- j , man being after sassingers has been fride. I I’lease to put iu the paper how this is, fur j I if fride strychnine is pizeu I go agin aas-! I sengcra. } ours, till pizened. VOL. VIII.—NO. 16. Pepper’s Ghost in Chicago. Professor Pepper’s ghost has been eclipsed in Chicago. An individual from the rural districts stepped into a store on lAko street, a few days ago, and while making some purchases, oast his eyes down along the long line of shelving and counters, remarking to a clerk— “ Mighty long store this is, from one end to t’other.” ' The clerk nodded assent, and the eye of the countryman fell upon his own re* flection in n large mirror at the further end of the store, “There’s my brother out there in that ’ere alley, sure’s you live, and I hain’t seen him afore in throe years. How can I get back there ?” The clerk fold him he would have to go out on Lake street, around the corner and into the alloy. It should be remark* ed that the clerk did not see the joke, really supposing that the countryman had seen his brother through a rear window. .Rural weutout, and after an hour’s search, returned and announced that his brother bad “gin him the slip.” Looking down tho store again, be ex claimed, “I’ll be darned if brother John ain’t them again,” and down he paddled (toward the mirror. As he neared it, ho smiled; his reflection cordially returned it, and advanced to meet him. Rural ex tended his hand, and the reflection exten ded its band. Just at that instant Ru ral's hand came in contact with the cold glass; ho started back, rubbed bis eyes, took a second look, and saw it. Ho rush ed from the store, swearing that he and his brother John were twins, and couldn’t t 'll one another apart, and the durnod lookin’ glass had suuked him ia. The Door Looking after the Key. —Alexander, fourth Earl of Kellie, was rather a hard liver. He married Anno, daughter of the third Earl of Ralcarras, and in the first confidence of early married love, entrusted to her keeping the key of the wine cellar. Lady Kellie, on the first occasion- that be invited b's boouj com panions to dinner and drink, gave out as much wine as she thought good for them, and walked quietly up to Carnhcc with tho key of tho wine cellar in her pocket, to take her four hours with the minister’s wife. The pifrty soon discussed the modi cum she had left out for their consump tion, and on his lordship sending for more he learned how matters stood. He had the cellar door forced forthwith from its hinges, and desired tho servant to take it to tho manse, with his compliments to her ladyship, and, if she asked any questions, to say : “That it was the cellar djor como to look for the key.” -♦. Twelve Apostles, or Thirteen ? A peculiar process is at present pending before the Court of Appeals at Cologne. The decision entirely depends on the an swer to the question whether there are twelve or thirteen apostles. A farmer in the vicinity of Mulheim, on tho Rhine, has the right by the terras of an ancient lease to let the waters of a neighboring stream overflow his meadows on all Apos tles Days. This arrangement is very un popular with the millers of the district, who are obliged to stop work whenever the flooding occurs. What, however, has especially irritated them is, that the far mer makes use of his privilege thirteen times a year, insisting that Ikrnabas is called an apostle in several passages of Scripture. The court has asked the opin ion of the Catholic priesthood on the sub ject, and, strange to say, they are about equally divided on the question. 0* Not long since an elderly woman entered a railroad car at one of the Ohio stations, and disturbed tho passengers a good deal with complaints about a “most dredful rbumatiz’’ that she was troubled with. A gentleman present, who had himself been a severe sufferer with the same complaint, said to her—“ Did you over try electricity, madam ? I tried it, and in the course of a short lime it com pletely cured mo.” “Electricity,’’ ex claimed the old lady—“y-e-s, I’ve tried it to my satisfaction. 1 teas struck with lii/htumf about a year ago, but it didn’t do mo a nrossel o’ good 1” ■ ■ ■— • SfiyJobn P. Putnam, a grandson of Gen. Putnam, has presented for exhibi tion, al the Albany Army Relief Razaar, the pistols in which was burnt tho first powder of the Revolution. It will be re membered that Major Pitcairn rode to ward the crowd drawn up in hostile array at Lexington, shouted “disperse, ye reb els,” and fired bis pistols into their midst. His horse was shot under him, but he man ag’d to escape. Tho pistols were found ia tho saddle, became (be property of Gen. Putnam, and were worn by him during the Revolution. 0= An affecting incident occurred at 1 the New Haven barracks tho other day. A woman desired to see her husband— ! embraced him, and began to sob and cry 'violently. Husband gave her his hand kerchief to wipe her eyes, after which she curiously manipulated it under her shawl and returned it to him. Husband took it as if it were a brickbat. Officer of guard investigated, and found a bottle of old rye I whiskey in handkerchief. A lady passing along the street one morning recently, noticed a little boy scattering salt upon the sidewalk, for tho purpose of clearing off tho ice. “Well, i I’m sure,” said tho lady, “this is real be i ncvolenco.” “No, it a'u’t, replied tho ' boy, “(V’s tall."