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Jordoa, Wl B ly. t-(J eownf WIlllaAl II. Wlaener. M.irtUll nomilf Ahner Wnel. ihwr eowr B;llle P'ytnn, Thomas Trimble Jdrboa nmiUf lavid bhephcrd. rM T,mmi' II 'n, T. A. R. Nol.on. Bon. Bobart oiUnaey. , - apb-tf Qaartcnaastcrs Crrtiflcaics PBUCUA8ED BY raA.S. H. GREEN f CTflCE, H. 38 cuerry 61., tup siam.) VH..CAUM . 4. U Pirariitta. 1 bALAra a pitsfield, Na 15, Peaderick Btreet, BK HkOKIVINW 1A11.V, O YSTK It.", CAMK, V KUli, bolt- r, fci'i,'". o , and l uiuilit-a ran be jiiiMni.l nu ino.l. il.- I. una Willi ntijr a liclo In our in . c.t ahoil uolii by l-v'l'i; lU' tr oiiu-n mitli ti ir l .iiui.. la i i'io rarly in luc m.iK. k'i't lHn hII ,lv alid ounl Lite Ih'ur at n Ll. 'I La puLlio a biviU"l to tive u a .all. DucJ-la DIRECTORY. CITY GOVERNMENT, t JOHN UViiU 8MITH, Aoy.. . :', . WIIX1AM FHANE, Uroardor. ' : .'. JOHN CHUMBUCr, iforaW. iMjmij llanhaUM. II. )Vllkinfun, A. 0. Tucker, and Jamrt A. Hele, ' fVrrkt orta War i-ff John OiL'mblny.aaj.ooio, first) Jacob Krencb, sreoud ; and Tboa. McCarty, tblral. ..Tarn Atuutir William Iriver. i - i i , Uevmm Oolleetor A. B. Fbankland. - , ' WMr 1'ax VoU-K. H. Carrelt Traojmrer R. liotiiy. 1 Wharf UaMtr Thomas Lcnke. b'utjri ntimtlnit q Ot0 Workhtm .T. Q. Dodd. auptrlntrmirnt of ttit rbrWiii. atwi i &if it 'A Tim Depnxfmenl John N. Soabury. Etrtrm of the Cemetery T. 11. McBrlde. - HrvA Ovtrneir J. L. f:twart. '' CUV Uorn K. T. Molloy. .;.(' CITY COUNCIL. board of A1dTmmM.il. Brian. Prsldont : John Carper, Jim. J. No.b, Kd iliilloy, H. (. foorel, W. 8. Cbculham, M. U. I tluiborue. and J. C. Smith. Ihmmnn Council Aurirrw Anilnrsnn. President: JnS. Tiirnrr, Willium Kohirte, fl. f. Booth rule. Abraham Mycra, Alex, ilrl aaial, 1.. D. Hongh, Cbarles Bayers, J. B. Km.wi.n, W. A. McClelland, T. J. YarbroiiKh, Wm. Driver, Wm. Stewart. Thus. Cready. Km, Hiiily and Wm. Sanborn. SMkniNO coamTTswi or ths oitt ooracib. Finance Kuowlcs, Pcovel and Brlen. Wafer iroria Andrrson, Smith and Claiborne. firfi II lift", Turner My I'm, Mt.lloy, Cbeothum, Yml)rou(jli, . ready and llaily. Wharf Turner, Carpor and McClelland. Scaooia Cheatham, Mallriy and Knowles. Firs Department Myers, Stewart and McClo!lan Gat Driver, Cready aud Myors. Onnorry J'mith, Sanborn and Stewart. . Sfarket Hvuu Yarbreugb, Kubsrta aud Carper. tHave Muiloy, Uolianlel aud Btewart. folice Cboatham, Brlen and Buyers. irinyt Cread;", Claiborne and Myers. IKortiof Say era, Robb and MijDaulel. Improvement and Expenditure McClelland, Brlen aiid Sauboru. Public Property Robb, Stewart and Driver. Pe$t Howe Uarpjr, Bouthgate and Ilalley. AarTlia Board eif AWermen mrela the Tueadays next proooiliuii thu second and fourth TburadVya In each month, aud the Common Council tba second aud limrth liniradaya In each month. NIGHT POLICE Onpfun John Bilugh. firet Lieutenant Andrew Joyce. ilacoad Lieutenant Juhu 11. 1VIS. Policemen Wm. Jackson, John lavender, Nlch Ik fia.Jool I'bilUps, Wm. Hiker, Johu CuUreti, Wllliuin .nyu, Johu l.i.ijles, J. W. Wright, John Puckett, Hubert iwtt, W. 0. Krunola. David Yatea. Chas. llu- lilt and W. liniihy. tr The Poliou Co irt la opened tvery morning at nine o'clock. COUNTY' OKFICEUS. HUeriff .IiimcB M. Iliutou. Sou una J. K. lluchiDun. Deyutiei Tbomns Hob- Ueyuter Phiiieiui Gunetl. Tnulee W. Ji;.wr Taylor. Coroner X 11. Belcher. Itaniier John C'libitt. lieaenne Collector W. D. Robertson. liailruud Tax Collector J. G. Brilcy. OfKablei for the Natheill DittriotJnhu D. (iower aud J. t Nemaa. COUNTY COURT. Jutlj flnu. Jatnu Wbltworth. . ; Merit l', Uudnloy Nlchol. . . .. ' AsrThe Judge's Court mueta the first Monday in ttu'.u mouth, a!.d the Quarterly Court, ooiiikb. d of the Jlitiairaiii of tho County, is held tba Ural Mon day In Jmi u iry, April, July and October. OIRCUIT COURT. Judy Gleik David C. Lota. , rThe Court rnwla the flint Monday In March and September. CRIMINAL COURT. JaV nun. William K. Turner. . , Clerk (liarki E. Digijona. I 1 , ' tr The Court moets the Orat Monday la April Att (uataud December. CHANCERY COURT. , Chancellor 11 m. f!iiiuel I). Frlereoa Clerk emit M uter J. K. Gleavas. w The Couit meats the tlrat Uonc'ay In May and November. MILITARY. ' DEHAriTMCNT MCADOIIARTCR8. I)nrmfii( HcadijuarUrs on High street. MaJ. Gen. ltiu.eer.uia, eemuiaudiiig. Chi f (Jaartermailer Headquarters on High Street, Bear Cidnr. I.I ul. Col. Ji.o. V, Taylor. CAietbmiuiaaa' y lleailquarturs on Summer street, neur tlt'oad. Lieut. Col. H. Simmons.' JVoroal ifjr.aal CeiMmil Headquarter on Illch street lapl W. M. V, ilea. Medical IHriKtor Ii'adiiartnrs ourner High and Church streets, burgeon A. Murray. POST HEADQUARTERS. Poet Ileadquirters on Cijllege atroet, between Un ion aud Church atravta, (lr. Wuiera' residence ) Gen. It. 11. AliUhell, commanding. ituiaual yunrriar Maburslnx and Inspecting (HIjoit, on ( iieny street, betweou Church aud Broad. Capt J C.. ( Uiindler. .4i.(in( i&artermotler In rliarite of Tranapurla tlon, on t'h. riy atreet, between tulon and Church. 1'itpt. J. D. lliuuhum. Juitt.iul Qunrl. r.iu.l.r In rhuri;aof Clnlliiug, l amp and llan lieui K )iiip te, No. 17 Market alreet. Capt. Thus J. C"X. Au ttnut titmii.T Iu eh.irue of Means of 1 r.un'i i n ion an. I Qimrixruiaali ra' Mon a, ou ( herry alreet, li' ur I l eum. Lieut t bus. II. 1 rv ill. Ai tttnl ijuitth rtii'ltter III charge ef I'uul, Korao and M.il...u i J, o. ol filuiKi't aii.et. Lieut V in, M.il. A.it.-nt lidr.' iH.ttter 'er the A.-i.igliniellt i f Qiml t i.-1 hii i lit i' - it and laaiiiug Uvnlaxl btol'ea. I ul .. C ill lieu u III,, llu. Publislted ly an AstocHation of Ppnters. Office en Printer Alley, between Union Qtid Dnaderlck Ktreets. SUNDAY .MORNING, 4 DEO. 21, 13r.2. Fron Fredcric3i8burff. -The Great Battle on Saturday. Graphic Details cf tho Conflict. How Enrnside's Army was Divided. Extent and Strength of the Enemy's Lines. , , Heroism of Oar Troops. The Generals Killed and Wounded. Additional Details of tho Occupation of . fredencKsintrg lha 2 own rillag d by tho Soldiers A Fighting Chaplain Killed 27te Sortio by Which Vie Place was Correspondence of 'the New York llorald.J Fredkricksboro, Va., Dec. 13. The occupation of fYodericksburfj having been successfully accomplished, the next move was to drive (he rebels from their strongholds in the rear of the city. The lines of the rebels, which extended in the form of a semi-circle from Tort Royal to a point six miles above Freder icksburg, were strongly fortified and pro-tected-by a range of high hills. Stone wall Jackson occupies the right wing, extending from Port Royal to (Juinney's Station, (a station on tho Richmond and. rredericksburg Railroad.) lien. Long street the center, extending to Telegraph Road, and Gens. Lee and Stuart tho left, west of Massaponax Creek, while Uen A. I', llilla corps acted as a reserve. Lee's reasons for occupying the left was because he could be on his guard against Sigel, who threatened to outtlank him byway of Culpepper. The entire rebel force was estimated at 200,000 men, and occu pied a front of not less than twenty miles. ' The troops were lor tlio most part veterans who had fought through all the IVniiiBiila campaign, whilo the ofli cers were the ablest that the South could produce. It was no mean enemy we had to contend with, I assure you. The disposition of the Union forces occupied the whole of Friday night and Saturday morning, and, as Oeu. Rum side was anxious to commence tho at tack at as early an hour as possible, there was not much chance for the troops to rest themselves.1 A tew stragglers, it is true, managed to sneak away for th purpose of pillaging, but the great mass of the soldiers were constantly under arms. Oeneral Rnrnside was in the city all night, personally inspecting the troops and direning (heir movements. It was arranged that General Franklin's corps should cross tho river two miles below the city, with the view of turning tho enemy's) position on Massponax creek, while Hooker would engaged the rebels near the (tenter, and Sumner would turn their right. Bv this arrangoment it will be seen that Franklin was opposed to Stonewall Jackson, while Genu. Hooker and Sumner attacked the center and left of the rebels under Longstrcet and Lee. Ths eventful morning came, and with it a dense fog, which obscured the move ments of the enemy. The balloon was gent up just before daylight, but in con sequence of the fog no observation could be had. However, the disposition of tho Union forces had beeiv made, and Gen. Rurnside determined to commence opera tions, fog or no fog. THK LEFT. Fi anlilin moved his column, consisting of the First and Sixth corps, just before suurisc, his right resting on the outskirts of the city, his cenli e advanced a mile or so from the river, and his left resting on the Rappahannock about three miles be- , itruggle tjiat Gen. Gibbon was woun low. Skirmishing commenced a few d nf ' partially disabled. He minutes after daylight on the extreme ; kept the field, however, during the re left. A rebel battery opeued on our maindcr of the day and won many lau troops, and the fire became so anuoying re'8 by his brilliant conduct. General that th IHh Regiment JS . State militia ! McClellan's indorsement of Gibbon's were ordered to charge and take the can-! d8'1 nd ability has been fully borne out non at the point of tho bayonet. The y the result of the day's fighting. Du order wasobeyed with a'acrity, but after r'"8 sHeruoon Gen. Newton's division a fierce struggle the charging party wero w moved up fo the left of tho, center, compelled to fall back. At this critical when the Bring, which had ceased in that moment Gen. Tjler, pei civin the disor- of the field, broke out again with re der into which tho Dili New York were doubled fury. Our troops were here x thrown, came to their aid with a brigade, posed to a plunging fire from the enemy's 1 lie 'Jin were quit kiy rallied, aud asii ed by Tiler's brigade, another attempt was made to Sturm th rebel batteries, but without success. The light l ow be came general on the extreme h It, and an other desperat i ii'n i nut madu to c.tr tnra the rt bid hiryhy Uen. Tyler's lnii!; but the liit of the tebe'a wai so willn rinn " ' Hli'i-ls that utir brave filioMB weio unublu to gain any advan- tage. Each charge thinned the ranks at a fearful rate, and the chances tf captur ing that much-coveted battery appeared no better than at first. By noon the whole of Franklin's corps was , engaged with the enemy, and a desperate clTort was made to turn tho enemy's position on the Massaponax, and drive him beyond the creek. General Franklin commanded the movement in person, and handled his troops with remarkable judgment. The rebels maintained possession of, some small hills with their usual stubbornness, but gradually fell back as tho Union troops evinced a determination to go for ward. During ths afternoon the rebels came to a stand, and for a time assumed the offensive! but as they" advanced to meet us they were bravely met and re pulsed with heavy loss. Jt was at this lime that some three hundred of Hill's command fell into our hands and were conducted to the rear as prisoners. Still the enemy contested every foot of the ground, and it was only by dint of tho hardest kind of lighting that he could bo compelled to change his position It was during the heat of the engage ment that tho gallant Rajard was mor tally wounded. He was conversing with General Franklin, when a cannon ball struck him iu the hip and threw him don out of the saddle. Roor Bayard, he never dreamt of danger in the thickest of the battle, and never lost his courage cvtn when his leg was amputated. The surgeons say that he cannot survive many days, and that the operation they have performed can only prolong his agony a short while. But I am digressing from main facts. Tho obstinacy with which the rebels held possession of their ground rendered Gen. Franklin's task a very didlculty ono indeed. He had to cope with Stonewall Jackson and the veterans of Cedar Moun tain, Bull Run and Antietam troops who understood their business thoroughly, and were not to be scared by trifles. Uencehe task of turning the rebels' do- sition on the Massaponax was no ordina ry one. Still the Union commander was not discouraged ; he had driven the "ene my back several rods and was determined to drive them further. Old Stonewall had met his match this time, and, not withstanding his troop fought with their usual bravery, they were gradually push ed Southward. At sundown Franklin had succeeded in driving tho enemy nearly a mile, and his troops occupied the field duriug the remainder of the night. Tho movement on the left was a complete success, although to-morrow is required for finishing up the job. The casualties on both sides were very numer ous. Among those who were wounded wero Captain Ilendrickson, commanding Ninth New York State militia, and Capt. llartt, Assistant Surceon Genpral to General Tyler. Reynold s corps advanced era tho dense foff had lifted itself from tlm rivor hnnii and about nine o'clock the enemy's in fantry were engaged. The opnosincr col umn had fairly got to work when the rebel artillery commenced playing upon us inrougn mo log. Tlio shots were all aimed at random, however, and produced but little effect. Notwithstanding the view was so obscured, the rebel artil. lery kept up the cannonade for sev eral hours, and, as peal after peal rang through the air, the effect was terribly sublime. The fire was returned by onr batteries in gallant style, and for hours nothiug but a deafening roar of artillery could he heard on all sides. Up to noon. when the fog cleared offand theballoon- hts were enabled to get a glance at tho enemy's works, the fight was an artille ry one, and productive of no very im- poriani, result on either side. As soon as the sunshine showed itself, however, the infantry were brought into play and the work commenced iu real earnest. ' Gens. Mead and Gibbon's divisions encounter. ed the right of Gen. A. P. Hill's com mand and Lougstreets veterans. Tho light regod furiously during the entire day, and our troops suffered terri bly from the enemy's artillery. The enemy were posted behind hills In great Strength, and atone time it seemed im possible to dislodge' then. About noon Gen. Gibbon was relieved by Gen. Dou bleday'a command. Gen. Meigs, who was lighting against superior odds, was also re-inforced br Gen. Stonem an's com mand, which had the effect of checking rebels and driving them back a short distance. It was in the midst of this arunery, which was posted on a neigh Itoriug lulls, and for a short time the Union soldiers were opposed to a deal rue livn lire Our artillery leturuod the fire with deadly ell'tci, and immortalised themselves by their accuracy of aim aud unwavering onuragn. tiik itiuiir, Consisting of tho Seventh and Ninth Corps, tinder General Sumner, earned imperishable honors, and, as the list of tlio killed and wounded will testify, the laurels were won at a fearful cost, .Tho action on the right commenced about ten dock and raced furiously all dav loni The enemy occupied the woods and hills In the rear of the city, and in point of advantage, tne odds wero decidedly in ineir xavor. i lie courage of I ho Union troops was unbounded, however, and every inch of the ground was hotly con tested, it goon became evident that the first ridge of hills on which thoene- my were pwstd behind earthworks, could a..a L. ? S. . ... . ' - no uo rarnea except at the p tint of the Dayonei, and accordingly, General Sum ner ordered French's division tn charge upon the batteries. General Howard's iliviMon acted as a support, and the troops sprang forward to obey tho order with much enthusiasm. Ry this time the at mosphere was dear, except from the smoke or artillery, and a great view could bo had of tho rebels' position and tlio country adjoining. It was a great sight to see that devoted column, " S.RikinK the ImMile reputation, e'en ut tho cannon's lllblltll.'' Steadily they marched across tho plawr, and never faltered until they were within a dozen yards of the ridge, when suddenly they wero met by a gal ling fire from the rebel infantrv, who were posted behind a stone wall. For a few moments the head or the column txhibited some confusion; but, quickly forming into line, they retired back to a ravine, within musket shot of the enemy. Here the Union troops were rc-en forced by a fresh body of infantry; who ad vanced to the assitance of their comrades in spleneid style, notwithstanding largo gaps were made in their ranks at every step. The re-enforcements having ar rived, and tho line of assault being again formed, the order "Double-quick," with fixed bayonets! was given, and onco more the column advanced to dislodge rebel artillery. . From the moment the slorminir mri' left the ravine up to the time they reached the foot of the hills they were exposed to the hottest fire of the enemy. The con centrated fire of Lee's artillery and in fantry rained upon their devoted heads in a manner truly terrific. No troops however disciplined and brave, could withstand the shock, and after suffering terribly our soldiers wero thrown into disorder aud brought to a sudden halt. At this juncture the centre of tho column gave way and fled in dismay, but they were afterward tallied and brought back. A second and third attempt was made to dislodge the rebel artillerists, but in ' vain, and at each attempt the ranks of the storming party grew thinner and thinner., Sumner now brought all his available artillery into use, hoping to shell the rebels out.and from that time un til dark the roar of cannon was incesant. The rebels, who had been driven back a short distanco duriDg the day, returned to their original position when night came, so that we were unable to remove our dead. Several attempts were made to remove tho bodies during the night, but the rebels opened upon us with their infantry and compelled us to desist. All our wounded were removed, however, and such of the dead as wero not within musket range of the rebels were buried. rat CENTER. The Third and Fifth Army Corps, un der General Hooker, formed the center, and co-operated with Sumner's column during tho battle, General Rurnside was anxious that a movement should be made as early as possible, and, accordingly, at tho break of day the troops commenced to move toward the enemy's breastworks. The men were full of hope, and confi dent of success, and they filed out of tlio city in splendid order. Skirmihhing commenced shortly after daylight, and in a short time afterward the rebel uitiilcrr commenced playing upon us through the log. The firing was so inaccurate, how ever, that our troops paid lidle attention to.it, and still kept pressing on, regard less of the deadly missiles which were llying through the air. By and by our artillery responded, and for hours a mo!t terrific cannonade was kept up on both sides. Tho enemy's position was one of exceeding strength, and appeared to bo invulnerable to our . artillery, notwith standing ourg'.ins were excellently hand led. Aboot noon, the infantry, who had been Waiting for the fug to clear off, ad vanced for the purpose of storming the enemy's position on the hill. Confident of victory, the troops marched steadily up to within musket shot of the baltcries; but a murderous fire from the rebel rifle men, added Ut the fury cf the cannonade, compelled our men to fall back with heavy loss. The attempt to carry the rebel batteries was repeated again in the afternoon, and tho attacking party, strongly reinforced, star'od on the "dou-ble-uuick;" but the i rut iv, w ho was al so heavily reinforced, proved too much j forj us.( All along the line tho bat-' tie raged with unusual fierceness, and 1 when night cutne it was bard to say who ' were the victors. Of the killyd tud wound ed. Iliorti wi'ia tii-u 'iiklil v na main i... l.n 1 bide of the rebels uh on ours. No correct rstimaie can he turned of the los in ' Hooker's corps, but it wa. pretty heavy. Thrt firing M inn-kdry reaned about half-past 11 vo o'clock, tu. the rebels con tinued lo cannonade the city until lung af'.er dark. They tviJ inily intended to shell us ouiof our position in Fredericks burg ; but thus f.r they haie un successful, i .j . , , , Till RESULT , of Ihe day's fiht proves conclosivel enough that tho enemy's position is one of great strength, and that it will reqnirai a desperate effort on the part of General Rurnside to drive him from his atrong hold General Franklin appears to have, been tho only ono who has effected any important result, and to-morrow ho may succeed in turning Stonewall Jackson' position on the Massaponax. . General Rurtmido is confident of buccoks. and i busily .engaged in making arrangement for a renewal of the battle to morrow. During the fight nothing was Seen of General I). II. Hill's command, and muck anxiety is created as to iu whereabouts. It is supposed by many that Hill has got e to intercept Sigel, who is probablj on his way to Culpepper, and by other that he may be working around in our rear. General Jackson, of the Pennsylvania Reserves, and Lieutenant-Colonel Dickin son, Fourth United Slates Artillery, wor both killed. . Gens. Vinton, Kimball Caldwell, and Campbell were wounded, but none of them seriously. Major Jennings of the Twety-sixth New York Volunteers, and Colonel Sinclair of tba Pennsylvania Reserves, are also.aro.onr the wounded. The viclory at Prairie Grove, ArkansasL grows in importance and decisivenes as more uenniie and correct aecounts are received. It was ono of the most terrible defeats that the rebels have yet encoun tered, and reflects imperishable honor on the victors. General Ilerron's loss.aar.m cially stated, was 843 killed aud wound ed, General Blunt's 152. Total Union loss, 01)5. The rebel loss was abonk twenty-seven hundred. Their woundfld were scattered for miles through the woods, abandoned by their flying com rades. About 0,000 of Hindman's men are said to have taken advantage of tha retreat, to desert him. Tho brilliant suc cess of Generals Hcrron and Blunt waa gained against a force outnumbering their united commands almost eight lo one, and as w. provided with artillery a they. Hindman has retreated tn that south sido of the Arkansas river. Our troops are aclively preparing for new ciiio-.iBirations, ana a brilliant future is predicted for the Department of the Frontier A Handsome Tribute to the Ameri can Character. The Hamilton (C. W.) Tims, one of the best of the Liberal journals in Canada, pays a handsome tributo to the American character, in an article relalivo to the movement started in New York for the relief of the Lancashire sufferers. Allu ding to the "almighty dollar" rpitheta which Englishmen and Canadians are so fond of applying to our people, it says: We venture to assert, without fear r truthful contradiction, however, that they are, as people, less miserably, less prone to worship tho golden calf, than those nations from whence spring their accu sersand that they are more humane, more inclined to relieve tho distressed, without regard to country or origin, and. possess more of the genuine milk of ba nian kindness, than almost any other people ou earth. ... That we are right, and doing but sim ple justice to a great and mapnanimoua people, when we ascribe to them the pos session of so many noble characteristics, is proved by Innumerable facts, wills which every intelligent man in Canada must bo thoroughly familar. ' la what other nation, Asiatic or Kuro pcan, suffering all the horrors a great civil war can i'lllicl, could fifteen merchant bq found to contribute f -10,000 lo relieve tho sufferings of a foreign people? We unhesitatingly answer, in rvme. Wo firmly believe that neither the Rritish nor the Canadian public know anything of the. American heart; for if they did, onr ears would be less frequently assailed, iu tho public places, with Jeers, and our eye called to witness, in the newspaper press, tho jibes against the despised " Yankee." We ak, what have the rlcli mcrchaatg of Hamilton, Toronto, Mon treal and Quebec done towards .he rellof of their starving Lancashire fellow- j subjects, comnarcd with the fifteen gen 1 crous, noble-hearted merchants of New i York?' This question ia a sulllclent an. swer to the whole tribe of libellers and Iraducers p American character. . , i 1 n s - Heavt RoiiDjiut. The store of AufT morat, llessenberg & Co , In Duane street, New York, was entered by burglars on Sunday morning last aud robbed of 315, 0O0 worth or silk goods. While tho robbers were carting thu goods away a wheel of the vehicle broke, tho track of the wagon was thus traced, aud tho goods found. Geo, Monroe, who had an ac complice, has been arretted as one of the robbers. lm. Jouni'il, Hli. A winking young wourm iu Louisville, Ky ., waa ariio!ti l a abort iir:ic hiuce, ia the ewiiiuif, by a lemalo who t ut nil the Im r IVo.'H h-r head and madu off with it. The hair was profuse and beautiful. f. lIMmiliA""