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.d ND.AY MARCH 21', 1871.
"73 rsary Wierels
.-,nt szmart and Energetic Agents to itro
,t uu Ii p1ular and justly celebrated inven
v.r, rY d'ilay ToIec end tLy i MA
iudispelw able to Every House
l,.) re highly approved oI endovred and
s,jIt h by la,liu. l'Ay.icidea and Diieia, and
,  GREAT FAVORITE with them.
Every Family will Purchase One
S:ore of them. Something that their merit.
,,, parent at a GLANCE.
.1! rho keep FANCY STORES, will And our
r-.irat artielea SELL VFRY RAPIDLY, gives
a.-f-t u.tisftcSon and netting
t Dealers and Agents.
,,sbi deire engaging in an Honorable Re.
wr ~nd Proitable BIuines, at the same
7 ":,lran d gtood to their compz nions in life
,:i. $2,60, sent free by mall on receipt c
j., P. Fields t lRobert Dolton.
Attorney. & Counsellors at Law.
,;, 9. ('mmrcial Place, 2d. Floor.
agStrict Attention to all Civil and Criminal
beme,."s is the btate and United States Courts.
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A CA'.tIRRIEItE, Vie-l'rside..lL
,I 1' Ilorx, Secretary.
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Il' I.EL..1" y at A l)AMS'
.' ne, rVr,uh their immense stoack
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Mr::n, tA'rnhmere,. Emp. Ct&hs, M
r im.,trarmF, Jackete, Shawls
'k,:: b, c'llakiuga, Cloths,
Flannel,. Laces, Embroide
,'. G;hves, Corsets. Vel- r
Cvets, lRibbons, Paramlg, i
Fans, o
FEt., etc., Etc.
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NEw ORL.Ea, Li.
1 (arondelet St, near Poydra.
Now Orleans, Louisiana. t
OcMe yo. 84 Dryades Street,
ear Union Street.
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B k3O eller and Stationerl ,
130 Cb'ALi STREET,
New Orleans, La~
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MAXY L. a-rrs.
Dear God, I am so weary with it all,
d I -in would rest me for a lttle spa
'd I there no great rock where the shadows l,
Where I may cast me down and hide my facet
I work and strive, sore burdened ad afaid,
The road is flinty, and the way is,log;
And the weak staff whereby my steps ae taid,
Bends like a reed when bitter winds are strong,
| The lofty thought proves fruitless in the deed,
a The prize I toil for seems a glittering lie;
There is no comfort for the present need,
No guerdon promised for futurity.
I shrink in terror from the endless task,
I look with horror on the barre land,
And ask as only hopeless hearts can ask,
The meaning of my days to understand.
"Oh, how sweet.!" said Milly. "The
prettiest spring silk I ever saw What
lovely things she always gete!"
"Yes," agreed Caroline, contemplating
it. If it were green where it is'ila: Idon t
think I ever saw one I should like better
for myself." "It wmodd become you
sweetly," said the aunt, and an ambitious -
project rose in her mind, but she prum
dently refrained from putting it in words. 1
hilly, who soon returned to the attack,
thought her strangely apathetic aboutthe I
preparations for her visit. every proposal
was met with coolness and the assurance
that there was plenty of time, no sort of i
burry. "Well," said Milly, in desperation,
"there's one thing you'll want at any rate,
for I suppose you'll do there just as you
do here, and always go around working
and helping in the niorning-it's a new 1
ealico. They have very pretty ones at t
Hooper's and if you'll just let me run,
down nad get one, I can tear of the 3
skirt and have something to do."
"Well, to keep you quiet," conceded ,
Aunt Sarah; and the busy nice went off
like a small whirlwind. The waist and ,
sleeves kept her occupied next day, anu
she was tolerably contented. Not, indeed.
that her tongue or mind were idle.
She decided on the color, price and l
quality or her aunt's alpaca that was to
be, and bent herself resolutely to the task .
of squeezing out a handsome dead-lustre,
silk from the remainder of the seventy- ]
five dollars.
"How one of those heavy black silks
would look in summer!" exclaimed Aunt t
harsh, with great scorn.
"It might not be very suitable for al
girl," admitted Milly. "But there are a
great many cool days when it would be e
nice for you; and. besides, I know you t
of old, Aunt Sarah. If I don't make you b
get a silk out of this solid lump of money,
you'll have plenty of excuses every time *
I mention it." The good lady smiled,
and offered no defense, conscious that ,
the charge was just Her nice, mean- f
while, pondered quantity and cost, the t
width of the silk, the number of breadths,
but could not satisfy herself.
"Oh dear!" she exclaimed; th3 e aresuch b
unuettled'ifmes! You can't tell about the
price of any thing."
"No, you can't," agreed Aunt Sarah,
with more interest than she had yet shown
in Uilly's projects. "T'hings are altering
so every l day. Now that Richmond is
taken we may have peace very sucn. and
then prices of all kinds will go down at
onoe. It would be really foolish to boy
juast now. Ill tell you, Milly, you wait in I
patietlce for a week or two, and we may
get as muchi again with our money."'
This argument had it weight, and no
immediate action was urged. A day or
two after, Mr. Morgan came in with a
l.ckage. "Something for you, Carris,"
hlie said.
"By express rom New Yorkl What
can it mean? I haven't sent for any thing.
It loohks like Cdosin Helen's writing; it
is. mIn sure. We7ll, now, what can it be?" '
SBetter open itand And out," suggested
her father; and this advice being followed,
the parcel was disacovered to contain
yardns and yards of the lovelits apaing
silk, The girL were all astonishment and
and delight.
"It's just like Nelly's only green where
hers was lilace; anditisa thousand times
handsomer; I'd a great deal rather hve
it. HIow odd that ('onin Helen shouldi
ch nce upon this vetry pattern! and how
I go lof h, r to send4 me asuch a preseMI"
Wa.sn't there any letter, ther? I wonder [f
I she didn't write, but I presume she will Z
in a Ray or two. I must sit down at once t
,and thanp ier; Ican catch the dnuoon b
-.ai i, I huh'v." etiei~oa
"'So you like it?" asked Aunt Sarah.
"I should think so, indeed; several
degrees more than bli."
"Well, I'm glad it suits you. And
about your-letter,", she continued, nerv
ously, "I guess I wouldn't rite it just
now, because, you see--well, you know
you admired Nelly's silk so much--and
I thought this would be very pretty; and
"Oh, you' extravagant amntl" cried
Carrie. "It's lovely; but you are too bad.
At4 I'm sure rm delighted; but I feel as
if I had been robbing you."
"No matter about that," decided Aunt
Suaa, "so long as you are pleased. It
isn't every day that I am in funds to
make a pretty present, and I thought
for once I would indulge myself."
Milly fixed reproachful eyes upon her
excellent relation "How far this would
have gone toward your dead-lustre!" she
said. "And how much have prices fallen
since the day before yesterday?"
"Oh, nonsense about that dress" said
Aunt Sarah' with vehement independence
"I've had my day, and now the young
folks must have theires. And it isn't the
! sort of thing I want at alL You must see
t yourself, Milly, that if I were going to
get a new dress an alpaca would be a
I great deal more suitable." "I don't see
!it; but since the money is spent, and
- .there is no help for it, we must do the
best we can. A nice alpaca," she went
on, launching into her plans with re
newed interest, "fine quality, good lustre,
gored skirt, with fluted trimming around
the bottom. Yes, with that and your
new bonnet and mantle, and such little
fixings as we shall get up, you'll look
pretty nicely after all."
"And, Carrie," said her aunt, "I don't I
see what is to hinder your accepting i
Nelly White's invitation. You can go i
there for a fortnight just as well as not ;
we'll hurry and make up your silk, and
you can get off before long. If will be
an act of charity to Amelia to set her
at work."
So Caroline bought her lining and
Miss Sykes fitted it, anti the girls were
very busy. Milly sewed with her usual
whole-hearted energy, awakening some
remorseful feelings in Aunt Sarah's
lreast. "The dear child !" she thought.
"There is'nt a particle of selfishness
about her Just as pleased as if the
dress was her own. I must see to that.
I wonder what she would like best.
Mrs. Morgan read aloud from "House
and Home Papers" one afternoon while
the girls were sewing. The description
of "John's" parlors charmed Milly great
"How I wish we had some of those
chromolithographs !" she' said. "I mean
to buy one the very next money that I
"Oh youll want it for finery of some
sort," observed Aunt Sarah. d
"Not now," said Milly, with perfect in
nocence. "I have things pretty good
for this season already, and I like pic
tures so much-pictures and busts a
How I should like to see a Clytie !c
Emily Northrop says it's lovely; they
had one at her Uncle John's."
Aunt Sarah had her cue, and a clan
destine epistle was again dispatched to
Cousin Helen.
It was Monday morning, (.Trk and
dismal, the sky just ready to pour down
rain, the air chill and raw. Milly was
dusting the blinds in her room when a
heavy sound broke on her ear. '"Can
non !" she thought. She listened earnest
ly. 'Fbere it is again--and bells !"
Down stairs she flew.
"Mother! Carrie! Aunt Sarah I Do you
hearthet? There must be news! Leei
must have surrendered!"
Every one cape. Mrs. Morgan from a
the kitchen, where she wuas "scalding
over" sweet-metats, Carrie from her sew
ing, Aunt Sarah from sort~ing feathers in t
the garrett. All stood-in the door-yard, a
resrdlesa of the chill and damp.
' hy hear !' cried Milly. "How fast
they fire! Oftener than once a minute, I
I ashould think Isn't it splendid? A
g~rEat deal better than they did or Ricih- *
mond. Oh, I wonder what the news isl" j
"There's Mrs. Holman at her door," K
said Caroline, "Perhap she Iknowar"
Mill instosgy ran acss, but returned
unenlightened. Mrs. Holman had heard d
"How Iwish we knew!" said Caroline. I
"Just listen to those bells! And see the C
fi~ags going up. rm sur itmoust be Lee; t
zthvy womildn't make such a time for an- y
thingese. "There eome the Grangeu
kown the gate. Maybe the) can tell
"Wait a minute," interposed Aunt
"There's a gentleman stopping to
speak to them. I dare say he has got
the news."
There was a most excited eonfabula
tion at the Granger' gate ; but the eager
watchers acroes the way caught only
now and then a word. Then Helena
Granger ran down the walk.
"Lee has sarrendered!" she cried.
"With all his army l"
"Oh how good!" said Milly. "Thank
God " ejaculated her mother, fervently.
While Aunt Sarah leaned her head
against the gate-post and fairly cried for
"We shall have peace soon, I hope,"
said Caroline. "And our boys will be
coming home again," said Mrs. Morgan.
"All that are left to come," added Aunt
Sarah, with sorrowful recollection. "Oh,
if Charley had but lived to see this day'
And all eyes filled at thought of the brave
young cousin, far in his unknown grave,
deaf to these rejoiiang.
"But what news it is !" said Milly, as
the sense of it struck her afresh.
"You may well say that," was her
aunt's emphatic comment. "You never
heard such news in all your life before,
and never will again if you live to be a
"The flag!" said Milly, breathlessly;
"what are we thinking of?" Away she
scampered, and in five minutes more the
dear old colors waved over the group.
"And now," she said, "I must go down
and get the papers. We never can wait
till father comes home."
The half-mile walk was a triumphal
progress, vocal with the peal of bells and
the thunder of cannon. Almost every
house hung out the Stars and Stripes in
honor of the glad occassion; every one
she met saluted her with joyful smiles.
One old Irishwoman, an utter stanger,
called out "Good news, honey!" and Mil
ly felt like falling on her neck and kissing
her. In the town all was tumultuous de
light. Neverhad our youngfriend known
such an experience. The raw April morn
ing breathed balm, the odor of gunpow
der was pleasant and refreshing, she
seemed to tread on air.
"Here are the papers!" she said, flying
in upon her expectant family. "It's all
true; you'll see the letters. That mag
nificent Sheridan!"
"There must have been dreadful fight- I
ing, though, to bringit to this," said Aunt
Sarah. "Our soldiers will be needing
every thing. I sent a little to the Com
mission last week, but I believe I must
spare something more. Just write a line
to the Treasurer, Carrie, while I get my
No one could settle steadily at work
that day; the news must be talked over,
and projects of peace and reconstruction
dwelt upon. But after a night's rest
things fell into their usual order again,
Carrie's preparations went on with vigor
and were almost complete1, when a se
cond Express package arrived.
"For Milly this time," samid her father, while
Aunt Sarah prudently made her escape
from the room. When strings and
papers were removed a beautiful chromo
lithograph spade its appearance. Mily
wentinseareh of her anant, whom she
loaded with thanks and reproaches, both
of which were received with entire stoi
"After what you said the other day I
thought you would prefer it to a new
di es," was her only comment
"Indeed I do! I had a great deal
rather have it than any thing."
"Well, then, if you've fiAnished soold
ing, we'll go in and take a look at it."
The pieture was held against the wall
and arranged in thebest light
"Pretty, isn't it?" amid Aant Sarah,
complacently. "I left it to Helen; I
thought she'd know what to get, she's
around among such things so much.I
How rich that foliage looks !"
'"Beatiful said Milly. It's almost as
handomw as a painting. But," she
added, sorroudfly, "this cost as much
as your alpaa, rm afraid. That will
have to follow your silk. You will have
nothing left but your bennet and
"Who cares" amid Aunt Sarah,
defiantly. "There's some comfort in
spending one's monuy for a petty thing
like that Inever did faq thelmse stow
colored alpacas; dull, plainlookingg
things; no besaty abouL them any
way. "
Milly bestowed admiring attention on
her landcape, bb~a heubr aunt appeared
uaneasy. 'There wasn't anything else in
t the package, was there?" she asked.
"Why, what should there be?" :aid
Milly, witl ope eyes.
Aunt Sarah gave no very difinite
answer, and the girl, in her interest
about the framing and hanging of her
Streasur, forgot to press the matter.
But with the evening mail there came a
box; a box small but mysteriously
heavy ; and this also was directed to
Milly. She opened it with ingers that
trembled with excitement; it seemed to
this country maiden as if Aladdin's
Lamp were at work in her behalL
Clytie! She knew it in a minute!
How exquisite I
"Oh, this is too much!" she said.
"And why? I should like to know.
Did you suppose I was going to give
Caroline so much more than you? That's
not my way of doing business; I don't
believe in partialty."
Clytie was placed on a bracket in the
parlor, and Aunt Sarah regarded her
with immense satidaction. "I did not
think a low forehead could look so well,"
she said. "I call, that the best invest
ment rve made yet."
"But your new ipantle !" exclaimed
Caroline, half-laughing. "I am afraid it
has gone to keep your silk and your
alpaca company."
"Mantle, indeed !" said Aunt Sarah.
,'I never thought of having such a thing.
My striped lady's-cloth is plenty good
enough, andIknewitallthe time. Ilet
Miily talk on and amuse herself, but I
had my own plans just the same."
"And nothing is left of that charming
outfit but your bonnet," exclaimed Milly.
"Well, I must devote my wbole strength
to that. I'll rip it up to-night, and take
it to Miss Dawson in the morning."
"'Now, Milly, I don't want to hear a
word about that bonnet. Perfect extra
vagancel Just as good and fresh as
ever it was I"
"All out of fashionl' insisted her niece.
"WVho expects me to dress in the
fashion ? Such vanity may do for girls
like you and Caroline,. but at my age I
hope I have more sense."
A sudden suspicion lashed on Milly's
mind, "Aunt Sarah," said she, "how
much is left of that seventy-five dollars ?"
"There's some of it."
"I believe it is almost gone; that is
the reason you are so contemptuous of
fashion. Come, own the truth; you
haven't, more than eight or ten dollars.'
Aunt Sarah saw that her time had some,.
and she might as well confess. She
handed out her porbe-monnaie. It held
five cents in postal currency. "You see
Carrie's silk come rather high." she
replied, to the astonished looks of her
nieoee-"and your things. And didn't
tell you that Nora Plynn was here last
week ; her husband is sick again, and
they are in want of every thing, so, of
course, Ihadtohelp a little. And then
our soldiers I supposse you'd have had
me let them sumir in order to buy myself
those fripperies. Girls, I'm ashamed of
"All your outlt goae," moaned Millv.
"You forget my new calico."
"Rich ! And the' expenses of your
journey 1"
"Journey" said Aunt Sarah, indig
nantly. "No one ever heard me talk
about a jouarney. That wsasyour mother's
notion. People may go jotrneying that
can't find any thingtodo sthome. PFr
my part I always have plenty."
And that was the end of Aunt Sarah's
MAlls or A G0EwrzxAig.--NO man IS
gentleman who, w$ithout provocation
wouldtreat with incivility the hamblete
dohis specie. i is vulgarity, for which
no secomplishment of dressor adressessn
ever stone. Show eq the nanu who de
sires to make every one around him ha
py, and whose greatestolicitude is never
togive offence to aay one, and I will
show youa gentleman by nature sand
species. though he nay never have worn
a suit of broadcoth, nore ver heardofa
lexicon. I am proud,to sa. for the honor
of our species, there are men in every
throb of whose hearts tbere is solicitude
for the welfare of muankind, and whose
very breath ii perfumed with kindneas.
"Whatarmyokgi ntodo dher you
gradasers raid a gelema to a WS
hams' Osdgeg st. esswbo is "8tting fir
the miiry." "ep ggp,*" rslid th
youth ; "psaee the thsl, I 'spe&'
An oldbachelor says "It ia all ups
sense to pretend 'that love is IRa
never y'et knew a manu i love thatt
not see twic o . nuch in his sweeth4$
EvIE-nrL Hmroaor P £ OLOt n 3MAX.
-Henry Van Mtete, "whose 'death at
Bangor, Maine, at 6 a04 an- ageo of
110 years, is reported was one of the
meet interesting olored mjjnj' ej
counry. During the aerdatia*o d 'ar
he was a slave oft~ov.'Ndai
After the close of the war he
and taken West oat he.B id to the
extreme frontier, whence he ;mrge his
escape to Cincinnati, then mng~re lam
let. He became the ervapt of an officer
in St. Clar's arms, and saw much dan
gerous service in the northwes After
the peace of 175, he livedfor a time in
Chillisothe Ohio, and then remover to
Philadelphis, where he was sent to
school for the first time by some manm
bers of the Society 6f Friends, and learn
ed to read and.write at the age of ffaty.
He subsequently made several voyages
to Europe as a common sailor, and on
the outbreak of the.war of 1812 shipped
as such in the privateer Lawrence. He
was bpture, seat to Plymouth,"En
gland, and cooied for some time in
Dartmoor, where he.witnesmed the mas
mere of 1815. tany years ago he took
up his residence in lrangor, where he
lived an industrious and respectedlifo in
the almost unimpaired enjoyment of his
faculties of mind and body to time of his
"My dear friend,".said a gentleman to
a bankrupt the other day, "I'm sorry to
hear of your misfortune. Your family
has my warmest sympathies." "Oh, don't
trouble yourself about my family. I
looked out for them, you bet I Just save
your sympathies for the families of my
Why will nextjear be like last year ?
Because last year was 1870 and next
year will be 1872 (too.)
Sinee time is not' a rson we eats
overtake when he is pat, let us honor
him with eheerfulnesi while he is pe
Suxous.a AnrrmrmnoA- racer.-Any
anmber of gaures you may wish to muh
tiply by 5 will give the same result if
divided by 9, a much quicker operation ;
but you must remember to annex a ci
pher to the answer, when there is no re
mainder; ad when there is a remainder,
whatever it may be, annex a 5 to the
answer. Multiply 44 by 4 and the
answer will be 2,320 ; dividing the same
number by 2, and you have 20 ; and a
there is no remainder, you add a cipher.
Now take 357, and multiply by 5, there
is1785 ; divide the same number by 2
and you have 178 and a remainder, you
therefore place a 5 at the end of the liHe,
and the result is again 1786.
- o---
"Hallo, steward," exclaimed a fellow in one of
the steamboat, after having retired to bed;
"hallo, steward ! "What mais?" "I want to
mow if these bed-bugs put down their names
for This berth befre I di If not, I want them
tured out."
----0 ----
'What made you tell the gentleman you had
three or four siste and brothers, Mary, when
you have noeer'
"'Why, mother. I didn't like him to think you
were so poor you could alord to buy noe.
_ wife, 8h6 had been keturing her habad
for maghom intosleased, begineLnng iw
at his udiarenee ad exclaimed, '0, tht I
To whk th h•wee Mc eus'
.'U't·i-'t's ua~, m old woaan, bo.
bse * w ater
[1RLepublian (Mother) Clab, NewOrleas, la.
-At a regular meetnag otheThlir ad aBdi
eel Republsema (Mother) Clhth, hld Saturday
eveniag, Masek 18' WIJ at their hell, em Per
idae street, the Lowisg pleabe and remdain
bons wer, on motion of Dr. obert T. Creamer,
adopted by a ridng vote-yeas 2sf, nays 7.
WasAs, 8treonuous dorts m being made by
a ction ofr the Republian partyin this 8tate,
rwdhh faatle isanesr in adoord with the RE*
publican 8ktate Executive Committee an with
the na.h.iaem.a. of o honoed Pteidest.
Ulymas . OGrant, to procure the removal of the
Io6 Charls  w. Lowell, poemputerofthhiseity
Whi es, The e publiorn be Central Com
ueaity d ny ceate i esty ksentdaon, rb
Sth~imowmer~ poetad int cm of ib
moai~inesrgbCs.* e dismeqy MtamPh
to the end of Impairian ist s in behalf of
the vial hepublliea ntarest both of the State
-U adsMtki ,be
U raes.d TheatYhesw. Iwulowanw ag.
s1he a M.I l, tans, aI ;th ead meue s.
pnaaliem , d . ehydo hae p Iist ae
fil faith n bs 4.1.1 .. poli n sessal l itJ,
ad that we mpudr the attt at hi remsoval as.
waec i I 4qqu s ieo s faiithal irwat
at aCbne 'ieralnnd, lm liai'to te'
bhstahrt tedhs> 8Epspbban pasty m a
Sto aett~d tht Csgtarl 0amaas, to whisk
thus moeu ary mpseisfyego.Sdsd.
(Ie~ abt nlbume sdet avteassearb the esbs
t4 a s maaes C hsais h
pealm elM 6 th ir bo th
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