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H WFIKM.KB. rANOKRI.lP'S "ilO rM,-tl7i lug wtab liiheJ Howl Mill continue opn hr the aK- ia!iii.lalmn of the travflinu puhlic. I'ar ticular attention givn to bonnier from abroad 1orin th unmrner mmtli. The public t ron hitherto liberally ntenJcJ i rofe:t f ullv "licit'd . "a, m. Tjt.iiup, - rimriiTna. PtlK F.lJt'lXOX HOl .SE. Open from June L l UerembfT, for pertnaiient or transient Uitir. lhi tlouMi, huvnn lirpn rn-ent!y ntaified. 1 now lb mot rcHMiiixlitiui'in the Mate, nj i furnihel with the lateft romfortt aa I eminience. Kor infonnation a lo nmiw, 4te., ad'lreta r. . oTia, - - AOKNT. .1ACT0HY rOINT HOTKL, Factory Toint Vermont, 8. r.. ihathh, Proprietor. Fret Carrlace lo and from the Depot. 1.4.rr HOTEL, b J. r, Stuhdakd, Putney, Vermont. pifE CLAKEMONT MAXIFACTV RING ' I CitMFAk-T, K. L. ti"lHAKI, ApM.t, ll)n- ufacturen of Paper and Knott, Jub Priiilvra a ii. I Hinder, ami VVhoie'le Ho.lc!!ir and Mationert, CUmcont, N. II. 47 JAMAICA. LKATIIF.lt COMPANY mami fteture Catom-iliU lttl eprely for th New Lnifiami trade. A!) work warranted. Price to Mil Ilia time.. Order mlicited. l. a. raui r., tt; t xt, . . jamuka, r. BITK MITTFXS AND GLOVES, rnanu factured and told ty r. r aioTT, aoit, Aniiti'r.R. TlDrii7 KKTIK AT AST TIXE. ) Pa ft fil CViirw M,irijctioB, IM Pa ttt Iwa Mli.Ui(iU.ei (j at t'u- af rttt ArtjTf.!tt,Bl u,M irearriwufwu. - Joarnal Job Printing 0ce, far- w iiuiu.vuruiaa, 1,., We at. f-"0 Ktb&r ki&t&t u nr A.. ft ttrieoaf ,.urt... t.4 ttf-r ft o"- tia I t a iciiW it ih 14 ki) 14 f-Tt.t:. SM'I.IU, lit. t i.tt aW "aW XJ.'N. a f 5 - i)g ill! n i in ii'f j a speedily recwlled from spet u'a- JJi'jf'i,5 j lion y bariet; the ibe word H!!e n.ot.niLt, lujwh'uwd. Unlit !ujb was the ro- Vt'V'l' britjntrt riten to mw master ecos ' , v, .' vr.-, RED JIM. AK Alt 7HAL.I AK tlVUT J uune km than m'll. He lil nil Itei.l ear e it a , lc rerJ coft.iacr.l", lo Dl ill jua j h .omra r litre- iu Vi:t..r.i. ,, ? n t,tleo j-ht many m it fow i in ill -r.l of K-t""!''.1Jbe,,ui.t Ute-ritiun la cheer the !r,."j: tUt i lo mj, il. bush 0!.t,ji,1,.lk( 0f m emploment One uj t irr ina grq iraia nwvrii wrC, or own nr-efrn tiu.; me 4-alcl nir quifeted Bpint the low boriton, ami danod abotre with ered rt rdure lile tbei aurroundip?; of a furnace. There Lad bwn a long eaoo if drougbt. Notliing but dry ater-brd, dlrl'd flocks and wan-di-ring cattle were lo be mm any w Lire; otnetime the black Leay Dia.t'8 of amoke would roll aluiig the i!islnt tky, and cloud (be glaring sun lo crimon. Someiiroe in tbe clow; night a flut , (ur and fxinl, tuld that the CifiHngruJuti wbicb bad not ytl reached u was weejiin many an acre of brush and pasture land. That was a summer I shall never fotpet! Day alter day tbe came d:7.z)inz bright tky, the scorched liilU and tilaiiis. the weury irritating senie of of prostration, I watched the poor, liall-niaudeiird Bhcep, weeks upnn week, wiib a pHinful sense of duly which iii prent to tne even now. Tbere was little feed ihey could eaf, and Mill less of filthy, stagnant water in the sole muddy ool on which they uciienueu as tlieir Inst resource. LUilcssly they coiled in (be shade and liaikly I watched t hem, until I be gan to experience a fi rce, irritable touting for rain tint haunted me day and nihl like u comint; mania. Some night, I tin ew in eelf down outhi.le the but and ti icd inbep, but could find no reM ; the still hot atmosphere kept up the fever that was coming upon inc, and my rlumher an ever broken. I u-ed to envy the old sta tion lii.r.-e. they Imd left for my ue, when I heard him nib' lino; among the prai in the daikness of i h- mglit, inul Mioning catisfai'tion that the mn hadpxsid tbe hzy hills. After a time 1 In can to lMth the weary walk hoiiii , ami. tukiii'j with me an i xna impply of tea nii'l f iiiin-r, made a pracliee of canifiin" wbeie the sheep i :impt l i visiting my hut only a tins aiiiiti of tin? H ck led nv to it vicin.i v tin ii 1 rep'enislied my stock anil It It wiib the ebeep ftuin. I inn iture I IihiI It vi r, iiml would have m on In i n ilt brious lor I had nothing In relieve the Icightlul monntony iiiw:ijs the Mime Inuzen hky, ihe dead ewt-lieriiig heal, the moiintili -ss for- st, 1 1 1 c strange inurrnui iiiL'ti of the w ihlerneA, like the faint liispt-ringH ot n s a ithell. One night I was lyin' tossing about in the. long giag ol box swamp, nd a mil! Iioin my hut. I chose the place because the ground was cooler there than on the unsheltered plain MmI an I look id up to the dull star light, I thought of many of my boy ish retiiemhiaiices, and soon le t that I whs weeping what time they surged up dimly and tenderly. How I long ed for Ihe bleak sky, tbe cold bracing wind, nnd the sleeting rain of borne! How I longed for the pattering fall of rain on (he windows, anil (he winter comforts of the bright hearthstone. Somehow these longings wove in tny thoughts, and in a partial dream I beard winter song again, and loud words, and laughter. I awoke with a sudden start to see, not twenty ynHa from me, three men holding their horses, ami speaking to each other about Some bush fire. I could hardly persuade myself that I was not dreaming. One of tbe men was soon engaged in lighting a fire on a bare patch of ground, and I was about risinjr to join I hem and tft'te ot companionship once mote, when a column of flame started up suddenly ami displayed a face that caused me to shrink back again, with a muttered thanksgiving that I was noi discovered. Tbe face that (lie fire revealed was known to me at once, though I had never seen it be fore. The one eye and hare lip of ' Red Jim' had been freely spoken aoout in every snepneru s nut on tne i . i ,, i surroun.iingstai.ons. mere was no mistaking him. Hie bull-dog fore-! bead. Ihe heavy jaw. and the thick ! lie, k. w re features lhat in themseli e J would h.ive sufficiently pointed out the id. nt.ty of this t-caped convict. Recalling trie man now, as I saw him ; then, I think I never beh. Id so per-; feet a personation of a bat! cnnun tl. j It a wel known that Red J.m had ! escaped from penal servitude, accom- .patiied by thr-e others, but had ar-! 1 rived in ibis colony alone. It tm 1 .-q.ially well know,, that be could on-j Iv have survived ihe ineredible jour- ney ly ranaiiaiistn. It. tj Jim bad ruthbsttlv rourd'-rel one or .ti.-. i- tiers again-i whom I s e-oit r;a n d a gru lge. anJ vtry -tl-.n w,, In in.' ;tl thai lime ii.rtd" to ctpt ti. I. . i Tl ere was noihi' y rematkabb- m the fac- Of hi CtHllp tll lil.t. The) i. m ply thowe l b wtttt) and leaiure a I tbe ttideio-e- of MfTlaiiim u.ual in ' mt, 0( ,(,r fBi, fi,. y hud AiUM Xm'U ' '"'' k '-' r'. j M-rtf. i t'.tt ft 4rltt4 haihei by a Mom. kw. t.i enra.-. To ff them j urtnea wiiu suns. Th--e thought and ibftertaiions I passed through oay mind in much less Hiiue than it takes to write thtm. I ! strictly adhering to tbe Ubit' " rfalir prayer id ihe family morn-' I inp riil Toing. Jklr. Curiirti4 s a kiu I, t-iieioti i't mao, Trrpecie4 by nff banj on th, ataboa ; nJ by , cf Hed Jim's omfuuiion. in n4rer -,.mfc.i,;n r,,i t:. , ,i rf.r, -,L with an oath : Ye we'll see ir bis psalm-singing will save him now.' Then the other said : There are si couple of women there, and we shall have time to give them it taste of boslt life, before morn b'R.' Ixxik ye'ere.' growled the ruffian, we'll roast Hallelujah first. That's our look out. We'll sen if the old pfayer-paltereT ha ooihing j!e to do but help to run u down. Uive hint a tattle of fire befote the devil gets him.' I bad no fever, no lassitude, nows Ihe prostration of the Inst few weeks h It me a by m:tgic, and in its si d I f. It a fierce delightful er.ergy tin olii.i" alone every nerve. Down close amongst the dry tindering grass, away with suppressed breath, and a wild feeling closing about my heart, I crept from the vicinity of the fire. I pursued my way on my hands and ! knees, with a slow, determined care that has since surprised me, avoiding every branch or twig lhat might crack le in my path. I hurried on past the flock without so much a disturbing a sheep. Not till a long, safe distance intervened did I stand erect, and fresh for the events of the night. Whatev er they might be. Clod in his mercy a nno knew. I turned and saw the black forms of tbe bush-rangers m v inj about the blaze, and with a run I started for the hut. liefore a quar ter of an hour I saw it tiirnly agHinst the sky, and nlrno-t at the same in stant a trighten. d snort lold me that the horse was within a few yards of my course. Uttering a hurried thanksgiving that I had found him so providentially near, I unfastened the hobbles with quick, steady bands, and h-d him to lo the threshold. I put on tbe patched saddle and bridle, and in another five minutes the fine old cob was stretching him self to n swift, free gallop. My mind w a too lull for thought ; but I can remember uttering repeatedly the words, Thank God!' What a contrast to the still, hot days, and the enervated frame! What a testimony to the power of of menial excitement over bodily las situde. The horse felt my determin ation too.and sped along without pause or stumble. It was seven miles to ihe station, an I the black belts of timber rose, and passed and came again, as I hurried on for dear life, over crabbed ground nnd abrupt hillocks. The brave old cob had a3 little thought of rest as I had. Once indeed, he paus ed at a rocky cro?sing-pIace, but im mediately lesumed the swift pace at which we had started. Have horses intuition or presentiment? I don't know ; but I have often wondered at the long, unurged gallop of that brave old gelding. There away beyond in the black daikness, I see something that 13 not n star. Is it moving, or is it in the pace of the horse? It seems exlin guished now. No, there it is again. Hurrah, it is a candle. It is the homestead, calm and peaceful. Again thank God. Strange to say, I never felt such a si nce of pleasure as I did when I learned that I had found the house so quickly ihe most fatnilliar point is not easily gnined in the trackless bush at night. A minute more, and I had dismounted lo lake down the slip pan els of llu: station lence ; another min ute, and I bud gallipcd up lo the front entrance at a pace lhat dashed tbe gravel from ihe iritn-kept paths. Tbe door t-pened, and a gush of light streamed upon the darkness, glinting on the sides of the reeking hore. Mr. Chiisimas himself, old, - - j,ae ailj vigorous as many a 0 p manrpwred out into ihe nih, an expression of surpris.-. jn b d w.,.r(. tlie ex iiit,ni f:. of ,..,,, ,, rrfineinen,. A quei. comfort :,,, i, ii1IltlH I i,,i , u, f lhll, M,ltlt;i, , , evcl . u Lus1nan HK I wiUl a ! Mlljje, i CiU1 , .i my-.-lf. t f ,.. , ,.t ,i, U1i.. i ,i,i , 1(J Uti.I-nhe rath- j . ,..,,,,,1,1, ,. (i,M. , .(l , , om ) i(.avi ' . . , . , . ,, .i, , 1(,..lllrr j iHTli pil ,trtn? wn ,. ,v,. Mr t. hi I't'ii .s tbougbi it was the wol king ttteieer, for he said. Is thai jo ., t '! mn't" and without wait-j ing tor a r. pl i,he turned to place the j ...I. I., iig!.i upon lie 'hi.ii', ana ineu sieppeil out to w here I was. Weil. Curran. what : it? I tbo't jou wt re at the fiie.' It U iirt Currsn, sir, I replied, 'but Ned the shepherd. I have come J lo teil jou ' J Better have your supper first, Ned. j Yi u e bad a hard ride, I tee. Are lb elieep all right T There is no time for supper. Red j.m r , I hurriedly told him all I knew. lie beard toe to the end without once inten opting, and lien said qaukly, Come in. There is indeed no time I stepped afler bira across the ' plenea t rooin, wh're there were sct-! ky, cloudy as it t ; they were ap ed two lad.cs realin?. proachinj in ingl lib-, and as they i ' Ladies' raid Mr. ("hristmn. a ! bicker and bet er defined, I heard a gracefully as though I held the position ' stifled laugh and an oailu In a sht.rt of a pi-ntWmnn rather than of a ser-! t,,,, '"'7 were within twenty yards : tant : 'this is Ned Graham, the shep-! of where we atood.aud they pulled op . herd, to wboiu yon remember sending j ' con-ulu Although (bey spoke n medicine and comforts during his ill ness.' The ladies bowed pleaant!y as Mr. Christinas continued. 'He is now come lo rclurn your kindness with some surprise principally, I think, because of the emphatic, dis tinct way in which the lat few words were spoken. After a pause, the master said, 4 Amelia, Emily I wish to speak to you both for a moment. They all three left the room, w hile I, curious in su h matters, looked at (he open bonks that were lying on the table. One was Ivanhoe ; a second, some Fri'tuhiwork; and that oppo site the old gentleman's chair, large family Bible. In a few minutes I heard Mr. Cbrislmas's step as he returned with two double barn led guns. There was a rijid expression on his face, very d fTer. nl from what ' bail ever seen there before : not the slightest evidence of faltering or fear. ' Are you cool and a good shot?' were the first words he uttered. 'Iam, sir.' I replied, confidently. 4 Are the guns loaded, and the ladies safe ? ' They are in as safe a position as 1 can find for them. Ned, and the guns are loaded with coarse shot nnd ball. You hud belter ee if the powder is well up in the nipples. I arn sorry to say my caps are none of the best. A shot mised may be death to us, and to those I value; morn than my self. However we are in the hnnds of God.' What plan do you propose, Mr. Christmas?' I asked earnestly. ' Take half a glass of brandy, and and I will tell you.' He signed to the sideboard, where a decanter stood. I was about lo fol low bis suggestion, when be said, 'Stay! Don't pass between tbe light and the window. Go round the ta ble. Everything must wear the ap pearance of peace. We cannot tell where they are now, and it would not do to arouse their suspicions.' In a few minutes the light was ex tinguished, the door was bolted, and we stepped quickly out of the little parterre in front. 'Now,' said my master, slowly, 'there are only our two selves to de fend my home and my children. My servants are all absent at a bush-fire that was resorted this afternoon, and everything will depend upon our cool ness and determination. We cannot do otherwise than to shoot to kill. The gang will, of course, enter by the slip panels, for they will not run the ri-k of leaving their horses be hind. Then, as the fain'est noise can be heard on such a night as thW. they will not hazard the pulling down of the fence. We will each take up a position behind the large posts, take sure aim, and fire lo w. I'll fire first As silently as spetera, we walked across to the paddock entrance, and opposite each other at the place indi cated. With straining eyes and beat ing hpart, I peered into the obscurity. Afar, I thought I could Ree a faint tint on the sky, like the reflection of the ruffian's camp fire. The night was terribly silent and oppressive. There was nothing apparently on which to exercise the senses but a kind of over powering hush. There was a dim, hazy curtain across the sky, and the night was of a black darkness. I should have thought oftentimes that I was dreaming, were it not for thn -iittient motionless figure opposite, and the faint slars. Inaction undr such cir cum lances is hardly to be borne, and my thoughts often wandered from tlieir very intensity. I began (o speculate how long it would take a stav lo pass some black ragged patch of cloud.and then I would look before me nnd see it dancing on the darkness. Then the faee of Red Jim would grow up on me. (ill I saw the hideotn feature to where I stood. Still, no sound broke on the dark shrou'Hng night. Some limes I thought, with a chilly start, that the bn-hrangers might have ap proached the house by some other way. hut up behind me all was quiet. At lust there came a thin, faint mur mur that barely caught the ear, and a I litened to know if it were real. I caught another but bettf-r defiled noise that overpowered Ihe first. At last I detected something that might 1- footfalls of a horse ; sometimes it would die away and come again, but each time more dearly than before. An.! yet I coold not fet-l ct-rlain that I was not deceiving myself. Event ually, I beard a muffled sound, distinct and defined enough to proclaim the approach of a bore, or horses. Mr. Christina heard it also, for I dimly saw him move. My hand felt along the cool barrels, ! and toyed Ihe hammer and (rigger anxiously enough, and I put the pun ! to my shoulder against ihe sky, but I failed to see "view." Ju't a I had j taken the wcapou down again, Mr. Christmas said in a clear, low wbisp- er, 'Be ure jou aim low, and don'l be ,; in a hurry.' i As the ounds of tbe bones' hoofs i an 1 of voice mingled. I deteeted tbe click from the opposite gun. I follow- e l (he example, and. with booth gun rnt-Wd. we waited ihe enemv near- est am.roach. Gradually. I recoznized iLefuthnet of tot men aj:nJ the 'I . - r. . Iilsptiii, 1 lieara tnjt'll tlial pa-st-tl. for my seno of bearing bad tie come extremely acute, as thai of ail shep herds dot-s. It was impossible to dis- tinguish by the tones who Ihe speak er wete, but I heard one of them in quire : 'Are you sure the hands ain't above ?' 'Sartain when Leary spun hi ytim about the fire, the cove sent 'em all away to it.' 'Hallelujah fust. If we fire tbe box, it'll bring 'em bat k.' And no grabbing the molls,' whis pered one ot them, authoraiively, and whom I fancied was Red Jim, 'till I make the cursed old psalm-singer a back log for the bonfire. Then we'll make love if you choose.' 'Come on !' said an impatient voice j 'don't hold a prayer meeting over it.' They then tied their horses lo a fence that ran at right angles lo the post against which I stood, and ap proached the entrance still in single lile. I determined lo adhere strictly lo the orders I had received, and waited for the opposite fire. I knew that my companion would allow the men to advance a little, so that he might not endanger me ; and it was with a throbbing heart lhat I saw the black form of the first bushranger pass between us. I heard hiui stumble with an oath over a cartrul. Then a Hue of flame cut its abrupt short track on the dark ness, and the sound had not passed to echoes before a shrill cry followed it, as the villian staggered on a few pu ces and fell, plowing up the dust. The light of the discharge h id just died out, when I heard another snap, as a sportsman shoots when firing right and left. I knew that the mas ter's gun was now useless. "Come on, Nix! It's the cove him self. I saw him by the light of the shot ; his stings gone now." And one of the men rushed to where my mas ter stood, followed by his comrade. . I had one cf thtm covered, but if I fired (I heard the noisa of struggling) 1 might kill my master. Thus 1 stood with the gun at aim, undecided and half mad. The voice of the men say ing, "Damn you, knife him !"resohtd me, I fired amongst them. I saw some one sink down, but I could not tell w ho it was, and, as he appeared to let go bis bold, and rush to the horses, I took second hurried aim and tired ; then I bounded across the en trance, just in time to see the wound ed wretch bending over Mr. Christ mas and trying to strangle him. In a moment the gun was poised and smashed (o fragments on his skull. Rut we had exposed our strength, nnd the'remaining bushranger, who be lieved that be had stabbed my com panion, sccized one ot the guns left standing at the fence, and fired. The bull was unpleasantly close, and I had scarce lime to know that I was uuin- jur.d, when Red Jim himself was up on me with the weapon clubed. I made a rapid spring at him before the blow could fall, and grappled with him. We rolled on tbe ground to gether. With all the force of my strength I resisted his efforts to grasp me by (be throat, but at la.-t bis hide ous lace sunk close to mine, and his teeth met beneath iny chin. I exper enced a suflbcaiing giddy feeling, and then I heard hurried V01CC a and run ning feet just as I felt my grip relat powerless. But the frightful grip re laxed too, and Red Jim rose to his feet and jumped on my chest with all his force. When I came lo consciousness, I found myself in the cheerful parlor, and the ladies'" hands were tendeily washing away (lie traces of the fiht. Mr. Cluistnms had fainted from loss of blood, but was not dangeruuidy wounded. Red Jim escaped, but his tw-o com panions, neither of whom were killed were given into the safe keeping of ihe authorities, and afterwards hang ed. Three years alter the affray, Mr. Chii-tmas made me his overseer, ami ! finally bis manager. A longtime has j passed since then, but yet a closer ! reluiioiihliiptexisfs between us. 1 am writing the tale of my early exped iences at ihe same table whereupon Ii saw ihe Bible on (hat memorable! j night. There is a lady who sits op-1 i posite lo me. She was tbe reader of; Ivanhoe, the daughter of Mr. ChriaH mas. and she is my wife. i A new accedote of Mr. Lincoln is (old by Mr. F. B. Carpen(er in the last number of the New York Inde pendent. It is as follows : r. be remembered ' lhat an extra 6.gsion of Congress was called I in July following Mr. Lincoln's in- j auguration. In the message then sent 1 in, speaking of stceeaiort and the j measures taken by the Southern b ad- i ers to bring it about, there occurs ihe j following remaik : With rebellion thu ; sugar-coated, they Lave been drugging : the public mind of their section lor ! mote than thirty years, until at length j they have brought many good men t wiibngne.s lu lake up aru agam-l the government,' etc. .Mr. Dctrees, ! ihe government printer, told me that "hen tbe tuee.ag was beirg printed! be was a good deal diMuiU d by th , ue o the term ' nugar-cuated,' and finally went to the IVesidt-nt about il. Their relation to each other being of the mod intimate) character, he told Mr. Lincoln fiankly that he ouahl lo remember that a nie,-ag lo Con- gies was a tiitlerenl allir from a speech al a mas meeting m Illinois, that ihe metsjigi-a beenm a part ol" hiitory, and should be w ritten c eordiugly, 'Whni is the matter now ?' inquir ed the President. 'Why said Mr. Defiees, you have used an undignified expression in the message ; ami then reading the pnia- graph aloud, he atldt-d, '1 would alter the structure ol tha( if I were you.' '!) frees,' replied Mr. Lincoln, 'that word expresses precisely my idea, ami Iain not going to change it. The time will never come in this country when Ihe people won't know exactly what $yar-c(n!-i ntrtmt. ; " Ooifl JuilBe ly Apprurunrn, Some years ago there arrived at the hotel erected near the Niagara Falls an odd looking man, whose up- pea nt 1 1 ro and deportment were quite in contrast with ihe crowds ol w. 11 dressed and polished figures which adorned the celebrated resort. He seemed to have just sprung from the woods ; bis dress, which was made of leather, stood dreadfully in need of repair, apparently not having felt dm touch of a needlewoman for many a long month. A worn out blanket, lhat might have served for a bed, was buckled lo his shoulders; a huge knife hung on one side, balanced by a long, rusty tin box on the other, and bis beard, uncropped, (angled and coarse, fell down upon his bosom, as" to coun terpoise the weight of the thick, dark locks lhat supported themselves on his back and shoulders. This strange being, to (he spectators seeming half civilized, half savage, had a apiick, glancing eye, an elastic, firm move ment that would, no doubt, win iu way through the brake both of the wilderness and of society. He push ed his steps into (he sitting-room, un strapped his little burden, quietly looked round for the landlord, nnd then modestly asked for brenkl'iist. The host at first drew back with evi dent repugnance at the apparition which thus proposed lo intrude its un couth form among the genteel visitors but a few words whispered in his ear speedily satisfied his doubts; the stranger took his place in ihe compa ny, Hjino shrugging, somo staring, some laughing outright. Yet there wits more in that single man than in all the rest of the throng. lie was an American woodsman ; ns he said : he was n genuine son of nature, yet he had been entertained with distinc tion at the taiile of princes; learned societies, to which the like of Cuvior belonged, bowed down lo welcome his presence ; kings hud been compli mented when ho spoke to them ; in short, he was one whoso lame will be rowing blighter when the fashiona bles who laugh at him and tunny much greater than they shall be ut terly perished. From every hill-top and deep, shady grove, the birds, those blossoms ot the air, will sing his name. The little wren will pipe it wilh his matin hymn about our house ; the oriole carol it from the slender grasses ot' ihe meadow; the many voiced mocking bird pour it along Ihe air ; and the imperial eagle the bird of Washington, as he sits far up on the bhu mountains, will scream it lo '.lie tempest antl the slurs. He was the late John J. Audubon. Hoiinim oT ili) Wr. An Indianapolis letter, dalcd July 7, gives the following item of eaV ro mance : At ti e battle of Champion Hi2!s, iu which Hoviy's Division bore to prominent and honorable a pari, some 4,500 of the Johnnies were gobbled at one fell swoop. They were sent to Camp Morton for safe keeping, and I well remember standing on a pile of boards at ihe corner of Pennsylvania street, and watching the dirty gray procession, as it defited through thy dusl en route for the camp, il hap pened, though I did not know it at ihu time, that among the prisoner was a young man by the name, well, call him Roberts, a piivate in the Alabama regiment. He was of a good family residing in Hunts'. ille, and at the breaking out of the war, iu company with many othe studen s of the college be was attending, his Southern lit ai t w as fired to think and do chivalrous deeds.. So he took bis truii. went, sa w and was coiui'ieied al Champion Hills. Safely lodged in j n- one nisJemenor inaiusu Camp Morton, be naturally I mged ally follow the ti ail of bad wLi-key. for soineihing lo read -something lo A belter disciplined or moie e.'Ucieo charm away "(he dull hours of prison army was not in ihe set ice, iImh lhat lile. lie had managed lo smuggle nala of the race of clwolmater, into Ihe camp a suit ol citizen' clothes ! farmers and mechanics of Vermont, and. neuf and clean always, be pre- j nd the Surgeon General' report eeniedqu.le a contrast lo hit fellow- j shows, abo, that no other State fur captive in dirty gry. One day a ! "'!' Tl" 'hyically, con joung lady visited ih camp in com-; sid- nng both height an 1 meaauremi-ni in company with some fiiend out of, arojnd th chest. There- U ju-tly curiosity, ohe saw him, wa tdruck 1 pride, therefore, linked With t .. with hi. gentlemanly appearance, and ! I (:'n M'ntam topic . inquired about him. learning from euduring. jf possible, than tint the ollictr tb-at b wanf-d (be corn-; d 1 O ' pantoriship of books, the sent birn . ome on her return home. Her kind ne,, was aci.niW k-dd by a brief note. In the court: cf time an occaiion tuggeMed another note : it wa an swered, arid a col reepondefn:,i iLu begin, which late I tbru'agh twenly-iwo inoiiib cf weary pn';n li'e. l inally in March last, young KolierU an paroled, and sent under guard lo I tty IVint, Va. His lady It n nd m fnm, anil he her, a h i. d thrvuah ihe streets of our city. but ihey were unable to spk lo each other. He leached Lome) about (he (line, of Lee' ui render, and lircd of the conic!, and glad of a release be took the oath of allegiance and be eume once Uiore a ciliietlof the Unit ed SUica. But he could not rct con tented. He ihou'ht of her whos kiii'lnesi hid l.ghlened hi prison hours, nnd sped by the wings oi love, he came Northward lo find her, and j yesterday morning he reached the ( cily, sought and found her, and for llm Hist time in their live the sweet privilege ol speech with each vihnt I was accorded them. Ho they ini- j proved (he occaaion is not mine to j say. Were I a prophet, knowing lh i parties as 1 do, I would not be afraid I , ,,ri,Jia ft fair all)1 ,lftp,y fu,ur for J the youthful lovers. A conversation ; wiih Ihe young man reveal the fact j that, though somewhat diagramed by j defeat, hit i. yet content with the re ; suit, nnd goo for the Linon a it is. lie reg.'ir.ls Shivery ns dead and burs ied, and in all respects give promise i that our bitter war has not been wilh out good fruits. He i now in a lair way of being reconstructed. A riiupluiii'a Story. At the anniversary dinnnr at Oor ham Seminary, in Maine, last week, Rev. Dr. Adams, of Gotham, relaied several incidents of bis four year' experience ns chaplain, and among Ihem ihe following : " While the regiment with which Mr. Adams whs connected lay en chinpel in lower Virginia, he learned lhat n lawyer of considerable reputa tion and wealth lived in (he vicinity, and as the name was one not unfamil iar to Mr. Adams, he ventured (o vis it the gentleman' resilience. Ha was ushered into the presence of a refined and sociable lady, w hose dress and countenance gave evidence of late nflliction. Kmeiing into conver sation, Mr. Adams ascertained thai! her husband was his own college classmate, w ho went South afler grad uating, and was dir.tingui.ihcd at the commencement of the war for hi firm advocacy of ihe Union and hi unrelenting hostility to John M. Ma san, the prominent rebel and bis near luiuhbur. 'In reply to queries, the snd-l eart ed wile related the slory of her sor sowg. Said she, 'my husdand' nmntf whs David B- , f.nd he gradual-, ed at , and bud accumulated some property. We hud eight chil dren ; ami lile, sir, was full ot happi ness. But my husband, in order to protect himself and us, was compelled to submit to secession, although ho op posed it whenever he could. My sons were forced into the rebel ser vice ; and one, the oldest, was killed in (he charge on Frcdei icl.sburg ; arv olher sickened, and died from diseas es of ihe camp ; it ihirl was wound ed, and crippled for life, at Gettys burg; and I have got another ona dowu in the rebel army somewhere, sir. A few months ago my husband's" health failed, ami he lies buried out in Ihe field yonder. The soldiers have been here nnd destroyed my crops, my fences and my trees, and my own health is fiwt declining. Mr. Mason, my neighbor, whom my hu biind opposed so earnestly, bad a for eign mission under (he rebel govern ment, and bm boy weie fommission ed or had qoai lermastes's berth in iia armywhile my sons were forced into tbe ranks. It seems very hard, ... I.....I . l.. I ' ...,t' I,,,l.. nil, . tt;ijr io,ii , u u . . vmi uir thinking tluit the band of God is in it, if" ... , Thk Vkumont Tnooi'i.--A cor 'respondent of Walton' Journal writes from Washington a follows, Concerning the Vern ont troops': 'V No small share of ihe prestige of theilighttng G. It corps,' will be borne by tfJsous of Veiitnojit, and no Stale has a-bytlryecold, counting tlie qualities vi1ie true soldier, since the beginning of the rebellion. No State has a sin !li-r ratio of ticsei lions or cf dishonomhlc distnisalri, ami with all my acquaintance wilh soldier here in this city, I do not recollect Ihe arrett or punishment of but one or two Vcr monters, while (he guard houses are filled wilh soldiers almost nightly when the encampment are within n" few mile, for commuting Ihe Ihn'i- .. ., An an recently broke off a re ristge engage 'nent b.caua" tbebf.t' (lid not posaL-i g'lod convrfjatloi .it pijut-f. A wk ked editor, c'.riiint ! ii.g upon the fuel, fay; "He tl-' 1 hav iii irnt-J Ler, and li en rt-lo J her new bonutt. to lite dev!u. J br power of talk"