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( Smebt i.l.ariit-K j ly lie tetiJer j t'lmrf, the i 't.iiu o,nciuiI J lo kt-i-p j IkT but lterrJ, bni irien into; NVwjmrt, K I., limbe r. be .Ue'l In r in ! i .1 ..- I.. ..f ... . -I. I ..! t.amv.1 ! i inn t,u.imij v, ii i j j ........... j j 'lTn.iujiuMi, lo ngreeJ to luke gtxiit j j ife( In r. ilr.I bomjoir a a ginxl ; lAumnii, Mtid UJiii cbriTJinen vidiied ber roui(rtttnt!j bumble dwtllirig, m lli kt ibe etirly )eura j( tbe liiiic i uut mtre iM;d muiu good iiiMuuiictM, Mahv of Hi iSiilailinc Mayfly (lTkr dwell in Newjiort. Anianj; ti.t hi wtw ctrtuiu Col. 1. Croix, wbue K.roiul uppt-ariaiicc is recoil ed to have been most taking whiw-e Kiiinn in Aotiety was excellent. The Coloutl met Mis Capet when the was about seTenteen ytars of ae, iid fell in love wiiu litr jirrttjr Ucu utid (ileataut iigure Slid reciprocat ed the Under passion, which eventuat ed in an elopement the indiscreet but entirely happy pair proceeding to New York, where they lodged at a ' huiidiioiiits wooden structure, but re cently st.mdiiig where now reals the north wing ct Stewart's marble pal ace. Brought once into contact with the best people in the ciiy, the lady be came a cultured woiumii of the world, fund of ii a pleattureii, verged in its inlnuefjiiiteriHled in ihecabaUof kjI itieiaiiH, and espousing w ith ardor one tide or the other of the continual mil itary cineute with which the lailer day of the lth century were 60 curs ed in New York city. She was pres ent a! I In: opening ol the first session of Congrecs at l'hiladelphia, in Sep tunbtr, l77o, and at the inauguratiuu of Washington us l'resident, she cre uud a (und(d iinpresMou by her benuty ai.d gi iietui uir of sucuir aim. She was about twenty years ol age ihui, and very chunl i i person a.id di.-tmgui.-hed in btaiing. Mine. Ju uitl liioi nut Aiiiou liurrr when he tanked as a capiaiu in the army, and was jiieaily iiiipieied by his power and i xprcssiou. She as evcu tin u intimate with llenedlct Arnold, w hoso wile i-hc l.irn:ied her bcl friend, and wnh l'ati ii.k ilriiry, in whose breiu-fl ol lesei e fthu sial'ied a dangerous tiro dI luc and par.s.oii ; but lorgetlul of lho.c imlid uii'ii, and ot the reoies who hint willingly bi lore her ehniie, she wioie thus of tlie man who, in alter yeais, was ile.-tineJ in be her loid, ii uul her master. Siie say s : ' Cupiaiti A.iron 1'Uir, in the hey d.i) el liiyuuih, us hu now was, ap p. ared lo uit the perlection of niaii iKiutl per.-oii.lii d He was beneath tin iiiiiiiiiuii Mze ul men, only live ill ,u d a iniii hln, but his tig ui e and 'ni lu liad been la.-iilini ed in tlie mod n.i ul the fi'kee. l'elile as he com p.u.iiiveiy was, he hail a martial ap peal ante, und di.-j.i.iy ed in all his nioVeuienlji llm.-e aeeonij li-hmeiits which are only aeij liied in the camp and i inbelirdieii in ihe bnuiioir id' the j;iaei. lu a woid, he was a combin ed model ol Mais and Apollo. Hi rye was ol I he deepest blaek, and paikled with an incomprehensible brilliancy w hen he smiled, but it en i aged, its power was absolutely tern tie. Into whatever feiaalu society he chanced, by the fortune of war or by the vicissitudes of private life to be cast, he coiiqut-reU all hearts without an effort ; and, until he became deep ly involved in the cares of State, and the vexatious incident to the political arena, I do not believe a leu. alt; ca pable ot the gentle emotions of iuve ever looked upon bint without loving him. AVherever he went he was pel ted and caressed by our sex, and hun dreds vied with e-ich other in a con tinuous atruggle to oiler him some tcstimeiiiial ol their admiration. Aud Jyit, with all this popularity in the po- lite eirtlej-,he heve.r look advantage of i his position, and 1 do not believe that ! any female ever had caumj to com-' plain of his seductive wilts, perlidy or injustice." i The carual meeting between the! two took place ul the rooms of Lady Stirling, and reulted in Mi.ss Capet acceptance of an invitaiiou to accompany CapL Duir ll.at even ing to the the an e. On the way to the house, 1'urr asked periuision to slop for a tnecd, and o doing, be brought iiito the earriage and Intro- duceit to Mi -j Capet as hU frienJ the ' afurward ceKbraied Margrel Mon-1 crier. A de.-ptr;e fliruuoti followed j but beyond, that nothing of any uio-j meiit occurred between ibein, and he : ! Aion alter called a w ay, to that for ! years tl.eyr liidi.ot meet. I Coniinuii g btr ;ay carter. Mist j ! Cape, aiet and knew ii tiai.i. ly the gift! Uadiis ol the Iv evolutionary 1ttugie. "Ihouia JeJIeisuit was a freijutot vifi-.or at hrhi i,re. and a j fiiend-hip for tii' d betwes n tLem whivb na d Oi.iy wi.b hisd'atbiii 1M'C. Hid lien l-'ri.khn CAiied bt-r hi-5 1 " 1" Airj Qaecii, ' add was on t:ni. of - Ii n,;.ii,iy w:,h bra p-1 in if. id , b; lo ..Sutc her 1 p i' the pre' r.ce of frietid. Giu. Kiix aihktw e a -aor'.! pjr before her, a'iJ Lsfsy t-Me w s j;rra'.!y i lmr.in d. That such a (jiii.'iu ut 'I. l'ul'J bate pone ihfougb eepi'd and alvrnture is tut i it ur.l ; that ii.i- fh- ull take pleavurc arid pi id'- in bringing men of j..f;i. at Hitioti to bcr f ei i quite un-.k-r-iiiiid.,' If ; that l r reputation choiil 1 inatrria ly u!Ter by tlie'tcan dal of her female friends is whal one Would M-el; but that thf should fiuuliV tt'Cepi tins hand of, and marry, a i) net. haul winking, h-.I venmroi)" ir xlcr, is a VHjjury ililiieult n t-Xjilana-iiim.) et she did it. In the t arly part of this century she a wuOt-d an I w on by a r reiielirnati natiii-U ."Mejilii n Jurnel, who, landing here to;r, iu ide an im mensf fortune in the wine trade. He became noied for his wealth, liberali ty and kind hearted benevoleii. e, mid singular foresight in business mailers. Shortly after this marriage, the downfall of the great Najtoleon ocetir red,and the pacification of Europe was secured. This seemed a favorable op portunity for the wealthy Frenchman, who had long sine retired from ac tive business, lo take his beautiful and accomplished wife to the centre of continental fplendor. They want to Paris, purchased a magnificent es tablishment, and under the social pa tronage of Lafayette ami his cotem poraries, Madame Jumel became as noted iu the talons of the French capi tal as in the parlors of the western metropolis, ller wit and talent plac ed her in the very van of the fre (pientcrs of the court, and while she never failed to make continual con quests, we aie not of those who be lieve the slanderers of her reputa tion. Gaiety is not alwiys guilt, frivolity is not always the expo nent of heartlcssriess, and despite Madame Jumel's wonderful gaiety and never-ceusing frivolity, she was deep and able enough to maintain her position against the combined attacks of those who envied her. Her life of prodigious prodigality made sud inroad upon her husband's fortune, and he becatno low spirited. She railed him, but investigation dem onstrated the comparative wreck of Ins estate, and she failed to arouse him to the necessary exertion. Self reliant, bold, independent and clear sighted, shv) broko up their establish ment in I'aris and returned alone to New Yoik in 1822. lt"solved to utend what she hail bToken, she retir ed ro an estate of her own on the is land, and devoted herself to the recu peration of her husband's fortune with such signal success that when, in 182.-5, at the age of sixty dour, he returned to This country, he found himself '(Ossesst'd of means at onco abundant and satisfactory. They liv ed happily together until his death, which resulted in his 70tli year from an accidental hill. At this time Col. l'urr was practicing law, with great success, in New York. His leg ii po sition has in 'Im front rank; triumph succeeded triumph, und although old iu years, he Seemed yet in the prime of iite. There was talk of cholera in the city, and Madame Jumel, who had large interests in real estate de lei mined upon a carriage tour, in the country. De-iring, however, to take legal advice on some matters before leaving, she determined to consult Colonel liurr, whose pre-eminence in real estate law was univer sally conceded. It was a long time since she had seen him. Years had changed the thoughts of each in other directions; and now, when one was an old man aud the other a well-advanced woman, they were to meet. He wak perfect in all the subtleties of so cial life ; she was the exponent, ne plus ultra, of fashionable life. The one could not hope to blind, mislead or seduce the oilier. His office was at No. 23 Nassau street, and the drove thither to eont u It him. Never forget' ful of eye, or feature, or figure, he recognized her in a moment, and, as I'arton in his Life of Aaron Burr, says : " He received her in his courtliest manner, complimented her with ad mirable tact, listened with soft defer ence to her statement. He was the ideal man of business, confidential, self-possessed, polite giving his cli ent tbe fluttering impression that the (acuities of his whole soul were con eentraled upon the nifair in hand. She was charmed, yet feared him. He took the papers, named the day w hen his opinion would bo ready, and handed her to her caniage with win ning grace. At seventy-eight years of age, he was still straight, active, agile, fascinating. " Madame and her party began their journoy, revisiting Halkton, w hither, in former times, she had been wont logo iu a chariot drawn by eight horses ; visiting Saratoga, then in the beginning of its celebrny, where in exactly ten minutes of her arrival, the decisive lady bought a house and all it contained. He-turning to New York to find that her rmiu-iori bad been despoiled by robbers in her ab sence, she lived for a while in the city. Col. .Burr called upon the yoon-i jfnt!emn who had been Mad-am--s' uie-senier, and, after their ac quiiitit itice had rifx-ned, said to him, 'Come into my office ; I can teach you iir're it one year than you can learn in tt-n in an ordinary way.' Tlie prop oi:ioti being AubmiUed to Madame luii. el, she, anxioos for the young loan' advancement, gladly and grate fully C6nn!ed. He entered the of-tk-.. turr kepi bui c!oe at bis book, lie did tecli him mortj in a year than be ruld have IrArned in ten in an ordn!j wy. llurr lied then in Jerwy City. H;s ofUee aw armed with pi. cam for aid, and he aetned lo have quit lost the pow- ' tr of refusing. In no other respects, ai'ither bodily or mental, did he exhib it any signs of decrepitude. . " Some mon'hs passed on without bis again meeting' Madame Jumel. ) At the suggestion of the student, who j felt exceedingly grateful to 15nrr for ; the solicitude with which he assisted , bis studies, Matlame Jumel invited ' Col. Burr to dinner. It was a grand j banquet, at which be displayed all the charms of his manner and shone to j , . . i - t i: I conspicuous advantage, un uamiing to dinner the giver of the feast, he said : 'I give you my hand, Madame; my heart has long been yours.' This was supposed to be merely iu compli ment, and was litt'.e remarked at the time. Col. Burr called npon the la dy ; called frequently ; became more warm in bis attentions ; proposed at length, and was refused. lie still plied his suit, and obtained at last, not the lady's consent, but an undicid td no. Improving his advantage on the instai.t, he said in a jocular man ner, that he should bring out a cler gyman to Fort Washington, on a cer tain day, and there ho would" once more 6olicit her hand. " lie was as good as his word. At the time appointed, he drove out iu his gig to the lady's country residence accompanied by Dr. Bogart, the very clergyman w ho, just fifty years before, had married him to the mother of his Tbeodocia. The lady was embarrassed and still refused. But then the scandal! And, after all, why not ? Her estate needed a vigilant guardian, und the old house was lonely. After much hesitation, she at length consented to be dressed and to receive her v isitors. And she was married. The ceremo ny was witnessed only by the mem bers of Madame Jumel's family and by the eight servants of the house hold, who peered eagerly in at the doors Hiid windows. The ceremony over, Mrs. Burr ordered supper. Some bins of M. Jumel's wine cellar, that had not been opened for half a century, were laid under contribution. The little party was a very merry one. The parsoi, in particular, it is remem was in the highest spirits, overflowing; with humor aud anecdote. Except Col. Burr's great age (which was not apparent) seemed not an unwise one. 'ihe lurking fear he had of being a poor and homeless old man was put to rest. SJe, had companion who had been ever agieeable, and her'es tatu a steward than whom no one liv ing was supposed to be more compe tent. " A few days after the wedding.lhe 'happy pair' paid a visit to Connecti cut, Tf which Stale a nephew of Col. Burr's was then Governor. They were received with attentions. At Hartford, Burr advised his wile to sell out her share in the bridge over the Connecticut at that place uiid invest the proceeds in real estate. She or dered the-m sold. The stock was in demand and the shares brought sever al thousand dollars. The purchasers olTered to pay her the money, but she said, 'No, pay it to my husband.' To him, accordingly, it was paid, and he had it sewed up in his pocket, prodig ious bulk, and brought lo New York and deposited iu his own bank to his own credit. Texa- was then beginning to at tract the tide of emigration which, a few years later, set so strongly thith er. Burr had always taken a great interest in that country. Persons with whom he had been variously connected in life had a scheme on fool for settling a large colony of German's on a tract of land in Texas. A brig had been chartered, and the project was in a state of forwardness, when the possession of a sum of money en abled Burr to buy shares in the enter prize. The greater part of the mon ey which be bad brought fYom Hart ford was invested in this way. It proved a total loss. The time had not yet come for emigration to Texas. The Germans became discouraged and separated, and, lo complete the failure of the scheme, the title of the lands, in the contusion of the times, proved defective. Meanwhile, Mad ame, who was a remarkably thrifty woman, with a talent for Ihe manage rneni cf property, wondered that her husband made no allusion to the sub ject of the investment, for tbe Texas speculation had not been mentioned to to her. She begged to intimate lo the lady's messe. ger that it was no affair of her's, and requested him to remind the lady that she now had a husband to manage her affairs, and one who would manage ihem. j ' Coolness between the husband ' and wile was the result of this colio- quy. X lien esi rangeme.it. uurr got ; into tlie habit of remaining in his of lice in the city. Then, partial recon ciliation. Full of schemes and spec-1 ulaiioiis to the last, without retaining any of bis former ability to act sue-! cesstuh'y, he lost more money, and more and more. The ('alienee of the lady was exhausted. She fijej a com plaint accusing him of infidelity, and praying 'uat he might have no more control or author iiy over her affairs. The accusation i now known to Lave been groudb-ss ; nor, indeed, was it . s.rionsly believed., 'l was used mere ly as'ne fu t oinve:.!. ni riSode ol de priving hiiu of octroi over pruj-erty-. At first hn ancwered tlie rontplant vipOMxisIy, but f'tTwrd be a)io"te l it to go by default, and the proceel ingn re carried no further. A few short weeks t.f h'ppinesS, followed by a few alternate months of alw-rnatn estrangement and mvuciliatioti, and ibis union, that begun not inauspic ious!, was, iu effect, though never in law, dissolved." Since then, Madame Jumel, who has never resumed bet late hu-band's name, has resided in her home at Washington Heights, comparatively alone. She knew but few, and cared not to extend her list of friends. She died on Sunday, jwtssessed of consid erable property which her grand chil dren will duubiless inherit. A P-riloii Italloon A dv 'iil ii re The New York papers have men tioned in-tlieir columns of foreicn news the fact that a great balloon ascension recently took place in Ireland, the termination of whioh was nearly fatal. They gave, however, no particulars. By means of our foreign files, we are enabled to lay before our readesr the following highly interesting narrative of the whole affair by one of the aerial adventurers. The balloon was ol enormous sire, and belonged to Mr. Coxwell, the widely-known English aeronaut, who took part in the excur sion. The writer of the account in question says .' When Mr. Coxwell proposed to de scend he gave to us the strictest in struction how to behave. He told us to sit down at the bottom of the bask et, witti our back towards the willow work, and to leave our limbs in an eusy, unconstrained position. lie forewarned us of the heavy knocks and bumps we should get, and fold us we must not mind ihem. On landing, he told us to get out one by one, und not to let go hold of the car on any account, as the gas in the balloon was now comparatively exhausted, and it had but little buoyancy left. In spite of Mr. Coxwell's injunctions, some of the passengers could not be induced to sit down. When the car struck the grouiid,and was carried along with great violence, knocking us about se verely, the excitement got intense. Some prayed a'oud, others shouted to Mr. Coxwell to "let off the gas ;" oth ers cried out, "We are all losl" in short, they behaved in the wildest ; manner, losing completely their sell'- contiol. Several of them now pulled at the valve cord violently, and there appeared to be a general panic. We who sat down, obeying Mr. Coxvrell's commands, were trampled upon by others, as if it were a struggle for life. At last the grapnel caught Hiid the ear settled down squarely on the giound, when Mr. Coxwell gave the word to get out ; but he repeated his injunctions to leave the car one by one, und by all means to hold on to the basket until all were out, Instead of that it was a scramble, each man for himself, the more powerful men thrust ing back the weaker; those getting first abandoning their hold of the car , as soon as ihey reached solid ground ; others, among whom was Mr. Cox well, held on, but were obliged lo let go, when the balloon, relieved of Ihe weight of several persons, rose again with renewed buoyancy. All this happened in but a very few moments, so that when 1 climbed up on the basket, the balloon was already at least fifteen feet high, and I was left with a single companion, Mr. Ildf erty. Mr. Coxwell and 6ome of the passengers tried to hold on to the ca ble, but their strength was not ade quate lo the task ; the anchor broke loose, aud off we went, rising to a heighth of about one thousand feet. My companion said calmly, "The Lord have mercy upon us ; our lives are lost- We had better be resigned." I was looking out for the valve cord to pull the valve?, but could not find it. At length I discovered it entangled iu the netting. I pulled it, but alas ! it bad no longer any connection with the valve. My companion, who saw me occupied with the cordage, asked mo w hether I understood (he managAiuent of h balloon ? '-No," J replied, "but if I did it would be of little avail since the valve cord is broken." About tho the same time I discovered iha' we were again falling, so I cu.lud out to my companion lo cheer, that we might jet be saved. We were gradually coming, nearer to the eaith, and the anchor was then striking the ground from time to time. 1 looked out lor assistance, but could discover none iu the mountain wilderness we were then careetiing over. At length I saw sev eral men, to w hom I shouted for help. They, however, staring with vacant gaze, stood moi ion less, like so many statues. Onward we swept. 1 aw another batch of men, lo wnom 1 made the same appeal, but with a siuiiiur result. Some remained motionless; a man and a woman ran away at full speed, and- one tall fellow actually dropped down on bis face, struck dowu ly teiror. Onward we swept, then a fearful concussion of ihe car, tbe grapnel hid caught. 'Prepare for a bumpl" I sbouied to my com panion; almost immediately lae bttl iooli surged down, and aiiei wi.riis the car struck lhs ground. Mr. Ililiei ty was pitched quite out by the violence ot the shock, wlnl-t 1 was ihron against the neiiing, and ft If back again into t!.( cur. 1 trid to scramble through the ropes, bu 1 was in an in-t-Unl aga ii house-fcigh, for the baliooi. rei.eved ol the weight. A Mr. liber ty, rote w.Ati rtaevi vij-r. Mr- Ha.ferty, although he hd a bony tumble, til I tint lose hi -n i! Hi-.H-ss. but itnmed xtely ra'l'!it thn Cat lea-id tried ti teurf is, tut bin p-mf tree;lh wa of no av.1i!. The rbor broke loose and away I went, I did n t , rise Lij-h. The ball ion moved on very ooii in !a horinon'al direction, Mniighl to-v-i lird the e.i, which we were Ho n rap ! idly rearing, at the height of about twice the length of the mooring cable. I The thought had truck me Several I times to fry by any im-ana to make a i rent in the balloon, for, filihough I hid j no knife, I niighi have torn the silk w ilh my teeth. I cl inbe I up h ohorl distance, but then it occurred to me that as soon us the gas cse.iped I he anchor would sti ike the ground ag im, and I should not be able lo supjeiri the concussion wiiilu halving in the netting, and I vvns sufl'er'ng a "nod deal from the shock' I had Mi-ialned. I descended, iheielore, into the cur, and to my great relief found (lint I was gradually coming nearer lo the earth. Tin.' anchor struck the ground several timet, but never held f.i-l, scattering about the turf and stones like feather. I saw some men wink ing in a field, and shouted out lo them, "For God's sake, help me, or I t-lmll b) lost, secure the anchor!" They understood me at last, but too late. Away we swept before ihem, the an chor ploughing up the ground several acres in length Coming to u farm I shouted out to the people standing there the same appeal. Some women, with their quick, huunnu intiiict,ver Ihe first to conceive my danger, and exhorted ihe men to hurry lo my as sistance, they themselves running ns fast as they could to tender what little help I hey might be nb) to give inc. The anchor struck in a willow tree. I shouted out to the persons below to secure the cable and anchor by ropes, which they did. The evening was now beautifully still, the breeze had died away, and the balloon was swinging calmly at her moorings above the farm yard. One of the men asked tne whether I had a rope with me, fir how I intended to get out. I lold him on ly lo take care of the cable, because I he balloon would settle down herself by-and by. I was congriiiul ting my self on a speedy escape from my dan gerous position. I had not counted on the wind ; a breeze in about six or eight minute sprung up, und tossed the balloon about like u large sail. A crash and the anchor was loosed again. It tore through ihe trees, flinging limbs and branches ubout like matches. It struck the roof of ihe farm house, splintering ihe chimneys and tiles like glass. On I went. I came near iin another farm, shouted out for help and lold the men to secure tho anchor to the foot of n larg-j tree close by. The anchor was soon nimbi fa-t, but this was only a momentary relief. The breeze again filled the the half empty ballcon like a sail; there was h severe strain on the cable; then a dull sound; and a severe enncussfen of the basket. The cnLle, strange fatality! had broken; and ihe uu cJior, tny hist and only hope, was wus goue. I was now ciirri.'d on in a straight direction towards the sea, which was hut a short distance ahead. The unchor being lost I gave up nil hope. I sat (low n resigned iu thenar, and prepared for the end. All nt once I discovered that a side current was drifting me towards the mountain; the car ul ruck the ground, and was dashed uluiig at a fearful rate, knock ing down stone fences und breaking everything it came in contact with in its wild career. I ihink I must have gone tit least at the rate, of ten or twelve miles an hour. Almost cer tain death seemed before me, yet to jump out on this passage would have ensured my being dashed to pieces on the rocky ground beneath. I vvas tossed about in the basket as the peas in a child's rattle and cannot compre hend at this moment that inV bones w ere not all bii ken. By-and-by, the knocks became les frequent ; we were passing over a cultivated coun try, and the car was. ns it were, skim ming the surface und grazing the tops of the hedges. I saw a thick haw thorne hedge at mine distance before me, nnd the balloon rapidly sweep ing towards ii ; that was my only chance. I rushed lo the edgfi of the car, Hnd flun mvself down upon the j hedge. I expected a severe tumble, i but bad a mild fall. Tbe car did not j us 1 feared, sti ike me, but the moment j I left it rose over my bead. I t-Jid down on the other side of the lit-dg. I rose on my feet, and then tried every I limb. They were w hole, and I need not describe my feelings at thi alrno-t rninicu ous preservation. When I looked up I saw the balloon soaring j majestically over the sea. from which I I was about a quarter of a mile dis- tant. Tim; Exri.uit.NCK or a Briu i.. j Th follow ing s'ory is lol l by the i New Orleans Picayune; j A genilemaii of this city who bus (been a very promii.ent, tamest and e!le live tebel, was captured and ; brought some weeks a'o to Baton ' Kouge, where ,e deli vend into j the band of General Liwi-T. Now j lb; g"'ll' Tai is Olil! of the killfje,!- hearted arid n.o - g.-riLl of rn -ii, ;m ! ! to the surprise of t.'.e cap' u- ! Mel J be r-eeived him w ish the g '. n gtiity and court "y, arid after t..ing i bis parole and oilier it: kindly ob j x. ii.-' bira. a lx 1 :.; i-.r-tofyre ,b ! rifiil'l if ?c men ( IV.ited Stat, a i' I r ) led rot te.-eti'ly r'p'hrej a Imr-c an ! i .i.r.'v of bis. Tin' rebel, with a ie-i:-!ii I but la-dam 1c lly air, answu-d n b- Hirirma'iTe, adding, ''rindjoii will find biui mi ixctllciit hor e.' " Y ,' remn-ke j !!. Gen. i r.il, ''1 have so found him; but a you ate in i.aier lie d of him, and i!h r I II.! li:l" to biui than I have, 10 re h nn order for him." Where upon our it Im I'i pensive and inelnii cl.o'y air t un inning. th fi m-ru! in quired if he could do anviiiiliif liKCO for bun. " Not so, sir," vv,i the re ply of the astonished and humiliate I tet'el, I beg von wont, for yoa hunt already made me feel worse whipped than I have been during the war." Our subjugated rebel came to llm city, and nut much distressed to find his family i jeeted from the homestead, nnd in great lieeil. lie hud been i piospcrous merchant, of good credit and mi no oiher mode ot raising the money be required, be wiotes to an old mercantile friend at the North w ho had been as strong a Fnion id via us be had been ft rt dud and secession ist, i lating bis circumstances, and ask ed if his ol l Iriend could hum biui a sum of money which he required for lor pieseiit ptirpocs. He received a prompt response, that alltlm money he needed was placed to his credit and at his convenience Hereupon our rebel ngain found himself in " lower deep beyond the lowest" of subjuga tion and humiliation, nnd ptotesu (hut if he receives any further such tokens of kindness and nnigtuiiiiuiity, he w ilt be under the necessity, for Ins own re lief, of hanging himself to the most con vi nicnt lamp-post. HoW GhN. LtiK WKNT INTO TUB Wah. On Sunday when the news arrived of the fall of Sumter, a gen tleman of our acquaintance, in whom we place perfect confidence, took I ho cars at Washington to go to Rich mond. Upon the train were Alex. A. II. Stuart, William Ballard Preston and number member ot the committee which Ihe Virginia hud sent up to Washington to confer with tho gov ernment, or, more properly speaking, to see what manner of man Ihe new President was, and to spy out the land. At one of the station beyond Alexandria quite it crow d had collect ed, and eager demands were made lor the news as the train cume in. Mr. Preston stepped upon ihe platform of the car to answer the inquiries. Our informant noticed one well-dressed gentleman, who seemed !o be spokes man and chief person of the crowd. He wai flourishing up nnd don the plail'oim with more, or less conse quence, and, us the train stopped, cried out. "What's the news ?" "Sumter bus fallen," was the reply. "I'll raise nn army and march on Washington," exclaimed the excited individual, swinging his cane nnd walking uneasily about. "I'll com mence to-morrow morning," he re peated, "and raise on army, nnd lake Washington. Hadn't 1 belter do it, Mr. Preston?" It was some time lie tore Preston nils we red, so long that our friend thought he would make no reply, when he said, slowly and ora cularly, "True courage Waits on de liberation." "Was there any bloodshed '" asked the excited man. "No." "Wasn't there 1" looking down, and speaking tis if surprised. As the train moved off he vvas heard to repeat, "I shall raise an iiimy und nuiich on Washington." When the Main vvas under way our friend imbed, "Who H that enthsiastie man ?" "That is Col. Lee," said Mr. Preston. And that is the man who has since ben commander of the rebel forces, and who is represented as having very reluctantly, and only after day of prayer, drawn his sword gi'msl the government that educated and pro moted him. And it must be remem bered that this occurrence took place before Virginia bud passed its bogus ordinance of secession, aud five days before Lee's resignation. Lee did raise a force of about men, und marched Ineui to Harper's Ferry to procure arms. The intention wus to iiiaich inio Maryland, which it was supposed would t in: ut oiice and out go out of the I'liioti, canying with it the national capital, which the rebels would at once occupy, and proclai in themselves the Government of the Uniled Slates. It is evident lhatlht-y did not inietid to go off and put them selves in the altitude of ribt Ii, bu? that (heir plan was lo take the capita, and the government machinery, and then b-i ihe North "rebel" it ii didn't like the arrangement. lltrlfurd Press. Gin. l.tTt-Mt luii IIam.i.so Da vis. If, then, we believe thai .i iinlrweie inuided at Asideraorivd , 11 we have not put forth a eo!e:m. falsehood to the world iu this bel.a l sgaiiist the South; il tr-a-ou flg, r.t va'td by murders rnosi tool and i ion. bet less i worthy of death ; if' air n and broihert urn deprives; i blood h i not Lei-ll i in v an, , i our eoijiilrv !"' wliios a e.'v fin ..!- j g'od tot. I b'ave tii'-n li!i I e.. n t,. ed I. is w ilb l!. rl i:,i'i of !(; s t'.if.i ,i ! t:.! i , men ' -e e.' c : . .: i- v!- ta.c . i ..': r i , . til ille, tj ' , 01 ! i A i n.'il.'M er n-:-n si ,,!;r. t. d. a ' i. fiii' ..' no-!! may nn i- t l.i' t! it a u b; cojir f :-bl.!l aJ !