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FOR THE YOUNtt PEOPLE.
Two Llitlr *0- mxvf Simffiv to Dick. " Come^hwiyy; eoi<v qntok ! And we'll do. ami we'll da, and we'll do Our mamma'* away ; She's gone for to rtay ; And we'll make a great hullabaloo' Ri too, ri 100, 100, loo! We'll make a great hullabaloo I" Saya Dicky to Sam, " All weddy 1 am To do, and to do, and to do. Bat bow doeth it go 1 I no tittle know; Thay, wbat l>* a huilabawoo ? Ri too. ri 100, woo, woowoo! Thay, what he a bullabawoo V " Oil' alammiuga and luuiginga. And wi:mging and whangtugs. And very Bad mischief we'll do ; Well clatter and about. And pull things about; And that's what's a hullabaloo 1 Ri too, ri 100, 100, 100, 100 ! And that's what'* a hullabaloo ' " Slide dowu the front stairs. Tip over tlie chairs : Now into the break through ; We'll take down some tinware. And other things iu there— AU uNvmi for a hullabaloo ! Ri too, ri 100, 100, 100, loo! AU .i?<wni for a hullabaloo 1 "Now roll up the table. Far up as you're able. Chairs, sofa, big easy-chair too ; • Put the poker and rases In funny odd places : How's ibis tor a hntlsbaloo ? Ri too, ri 100, 100, 100, 100 How this for a hullabaloo? '• Let the dishes and v*u Be the woman* and mans. JTrert, '*tiy irtp ttilS ia fAw pev Mammy''a gown I'll get next. And preach you a text- Dicky, huah with your hullabaloo! Ri too. ri 100, 100, 100, loo! Dicky, hush with your hullabaloo 1" As the preacher in gown Climbed up and looked down His queer congregation to view. Said D.okv to Sammy, •' Oh, dor comos our mammy! Se'll .'A.vii for dis huilabawoo, Ri too. ri too, woo, woo. woo! Se'U tWeii for dis huilabawoo ' 41 0 mammy O mammy !" fried Dick? and Sammy, " Wall never again certain true."* But with hnn step she trod. And 1 coked hard at the rod: Oh, then came a hullabalvo! Bcoboo, tsvhoo, woo, woo, woo ! Oh. then came a hullabaloo! Vrt. a. X. Ihai. The UldSra Urwar*. A German I>ak*. of groat renown Who dwrit quite near a famous town. Clothed like a beggar, puacvd one day A large stone in the king's highway. To, near his grand old palace gate. And there he sat him down to wait Soon came that way young peasant Bart, With aim strong and lumbering cart, •' This bok wid not gel moved by me. This is the Duke's affair,' coed he. Next a c vy soidier marobed along, With cocxade hat and merry King ; T ingii be looked the stone to s~e, S. feiL of course, and cned. " Ah. me ! Mi-fortune take Uie btocAboad* all Who cau.-ed nke this a brave man * fall!" Soon merchants'canne, bound for the fair, Wit. horse* cue atri offerings rare ; To', . ape the stone they died each ride iThe loads were broad, the road not wide!, H w long," they jeered, "will that rock stay, And thus impede the I>uke' highway The Pake sent out his writ of state * For all to gather at the gate. The place was thronged on cither side I'IJW. h and poor from far and wide. Then in the road in rich array, Appeared the Duke, and thai did sav : •• This rock, good friends, was placed by me, T..at 1 your shifGesswese. might see." With his own hand* aside he rolled The stone, and showed a pot'of gold That ay beneath, a precious gift For turn who should the stone uplift. —.biair .1. I'rvston. A Xootillahl UMr and It* Kmull*. Many years ago, when the city o! Providence wss quite a village, an old house stood in a lonely place a couple of milee front town. It was in the cen ter of a large tract of land that Lad once been laid oat in walks, and garden spots, and miniature lakes, for the occupants of the house had cultivated tastes, and the money with which to gratify them, so you may be sure it was a very beau tiful place. But one dreadful night a murder was committed there, and then the house was vacant for years, for the people, more superstitious in those days than they are now, believed that ghosts in habited it, and no one could be foaud who would live in it.. There it stood year after year, uninhabited and alone, the lovely flowers choked with weeds, the once well-kept walks overgrown with clover and grass, the fruit ripening and falling ungathered to the ground, for no school-boy, however daring', ven tured to enter those walls. At the time my storv opens, a party of voung men, my grandfather among the number, had planned a moonlight ex cursion, on horseback, to a neighboring town, and after some debate as to the place of meeting, they decided on the front yard of this old house, as they did not believe in ghosts, and the selection of the place exactly suited them. My grandfather arrived first at the place of meeting, and, tying his horse, he sat down on the door-stone to await the coming of his companions. It was very still. No sound was to be heard save the occasional note of the whip poor-will, or the chirping of some insect He had sat upon the step some min utes, and had become quite lost in med itation, when he was startled by three loud raps, breaking the stillness of the evening air, flowed by a deep, sepul chral voice, saying: " Arise ye dead, and come to judgment!" My grand father jnmped to his feet and looked around, but could see nothing. He pinched himself to make sure he was not dreaming, and peered round the corners, and into the windows of the house, Sod finally concluding it was his imagination playing him a trick, he seated himself again on the door-stone. He had not sat long, however, when the three load raps rang out again sharply, and the same deep voice said after them, in measured accents, the words uttered before. This time my grandfather was con vinced that he was not dreaming. Great drops of perspiration stood out upon his brow. He arose and looked all aronnd him as before, but could discover noth ing. He then walked to the gate to look for his companions, but none of them were in sight. "I should not care to tell them, if they were here," he muttered to himself as ha re in mod to the house, and com menced to pace back and forth, for he could not again sit down. " What jould it have been?" he sud denly exclaimed, ilpa resolute tone, as he stopped in his walk. "If it is a ghost, it cannot harm me, and come what will, I am determined to solve this mys tery." So saying, he opened the door and went into the hall, bat there was nothing to be seen save several bats flap ping their wingß in the damp air. The < paper hung from the walls -in long shreds, and was covered with mould, and the accumulated dust of years. The noise had seemed to come from above, so he began to ascend the stairs, which were very old and rickety, and threatened to give way at every step. As he got near the top, the moon slione out suddenly from behind a cloud with a strange bolUancy that gave a weird, ghostly look to everything around. My grandfather stopped, uncertain whether ! to proceed or go back before it was too late. His heart beat so loudly he could ; hear it, and his knees knocked together so he could hardly stand. Just here the three loud knocks began again, and decided him, He bounded forward, and just as his head appeared above the landing, he saw, sitting on the floor by a window in the hall, a poor old man, with long white hair streaming over his shoulders, and a cane in his hand, with which he gave the three raps, , My grandfather reoogniaed him M an old man who hiul wandered about Provi dence and vicinity for year*, sometime* lagging hi* bread, sometime* living upon the fruit* and nut* he gathered in the wooda. He waa alightly deranged, but a* he had nofrienda, and wa* perfectly harm lean, the citv authorities had allowed him to go hia way unmolested. Tina poor old man had taken up hia abode in the uninhabited houae, and in hi* oniay fancy, believing himaolf the judge of the dead, he had given the rapa ami apoken the words, which had always been attri buted to ghost*. Of course this discovery exploded the ghost story, and my grandfather wa* quite a hero for some time among tlie young pscple of Providence, and what was bettor still, the poor, iialf craajr old man was taken care of by thccitiaena over afterwarvls.— .Vr*. J. (\ Hailitt. M here Tbr* ( ar Kr. You'll lie shocked, 1 fear, wlieu 1 tell you that your doll came out of a rag bag, her curls from the liaok of a goat, ana her elegant china tea set out of a mnd-hole. But what will yon say when 1 tell you that your jelly ia made out of old lv>ot*, and vour delightful perfumery from horrid-swelling coal tar? You don't own all the made over things in the family, either. Johunie* new IHVIVCT cloth ovenviat was worn out on the back of a IsMgar. and pet haps even played the part of a scare-crow in some farm van!, before it began to come up m the world again; and the ••table-gela tine," which every one of the family likes to eat. once did duty a* akiu ou the hack of a rat. It is really wonderful to trace thiug* back, and see where they come from, and which ha* reason to Iniast of hi* an imator*. Queer stone* you would hear if the Uuug* around you could tell their history. There's your tatting ahuttle. It once made itself useful as a tame iu a horse, while the ivory dice in the backgammon hoard adorned the jaws and crushed the oat* of another of the race. The pearl of TOUT paper knife lined the shell house of * modest little crea ture at the tvttom of tlie sea, while mamma's shell comb was the comfort able roof over a sea tortoise. Your guitar strings were iudispeusable to the eternal comfort of souie poor pussy or unfortunate sheep, aud your piano would be but a dumb wooden box without some o( the same internal ar rangements of a hone. Your nice hair brush first saw the light ou the skin of a hog. Theorinoliue that stiffens the bottoms of ladies' dress es was used originally to switch the flies from the backs of horse*, and the mat tress ou which you sleep so comfortably served the same use before it fell into the manufacturer's hands. Your dainty toilet soap—dear me, how can I tell you!—wa* made of dead eats and dogs found in the street*, and the "bitter Almonds" which so delightfully flavor your candy, came from the horn ble-amelliug coal tar, while the choioest ale is deliciously flavored with—putrid cheese. The scent bags of that offensive ani mal, the skuuk, furnish some desirable additions to the toilet table, used for re moving freckle* and tan, and the dread ful stuff left iu drains is turned into a fashionable toilet article, and adorns the face of ladies. To be sure, these disagreeable mater ials Lave some pretty rough handling before they come out in their new colors. The old boot*, for instance. They do not step from the gutter into the jellv kettle, DV any means. They go through a long process of washing and soaring in lye, and smoking with sulphur, and steaming and boiling, before they come out white and delicate and fit for the table. The coal tar to grow into perfumery goes through the hands of chemists, who treat it to I don't know what dread ful chemical processes; and the dead cafe and dogs are boiled to extract the grease, purified, whitened and jH'rfnmed before we see them as soap. The doll whose ancestors inhabited a ragman's den, endured unheard of oper ations of washing, soaking, bleaching, chopping, moulding and so forth, before she took her place in the nursery to amuse the little folks, and the clay from the mud-hole was washed, and purified, and whitened, and kneaded, anil baked and glazed, before it ventured to call it self china, and take its place on the tea table. The horse tails that stiffen the dresses and stuff our mattresses are washed, and 6oakeJ, and boiled, and baked before we use them, and the intestines which make the voice of guitar and piano went through long processes of scraping, soaking in lye, aud washing, before ther were drawn out into the fine, tongii skins with which von are familiar. The rat skin which we eat under the name of gelatine first flourished as the thumb of a kid glove, and after being worn out in that capacity went through ever so many purifying processes, some what as the old boots did, and ended on our table. Nearly all the things we throw away in alleys, or even through our drains, the most disgusting things you can think of, are valuable, and after going through the hands of skilful workmen, come out in new shapes, and have new fields for usefulness. The feats of old-fashioned fairies, who turned pumpkins into carnages, and old gowns into elegant robes, do not compare with the wonders performed in onr work-shops by rough-looking men in shirt sleeves and white aprons.— Olive Thome. Using the Wire, The International Telegraphic Bureau at Berne, Switzerland, publishes statis tics of telegraph communication,of which the following is the substance: For Europe, India, and the United States together, the average number of telegrams sent was IG3 per 1,000 inhab itants, with thirty-six metres (forty feet) of wire per square kilometre. The Swiss make most use of the wire, send ing 1,094 telegrams per 1,000 Inhabi tants. After Switzerland ranks Great Britain, with 690 telegrams per 1,000 inhabitants, but with a much greater intensity of wire. In Switzerland there were 385 metres of wire per square kilo metre, while in England there were 580 metres to the same area. Third on the list ranks Holland, with 610 tele grams per 1,000 inhabitants, and 384 metres of wire per square kilo metre. The United States, Belgium and Denmark follow with at>out 540 tel egrams per 1,000 inhabitants; Norway add Wurtemberg with 408 and 417 per 1,000 inhabitants; Bavaria with 378; Germany and France with 297 and 296; Sweden with 258; Austria with 229; Ita ly with 202; Hungary with 173; Rou mania with 169; Portugal with 136; Spain with 93; and, lastly, Russia with forty eight Belgium has the largest proportion of wire per square kilometre, where it amounts to 782 metres. Eng land, as above mentioned, has 580 me tres per square kilometre; Gtrmany, 321 metres; France, 275; Holland, 384, and Italy, 266 metres. CuriooH Cause of Death. From a Marseilles (France) paper we learn that a soldier has just died in the military hospital under the following singular circumstances. He had l>een suffering for some weeks from severe attacks of headache, which totally in capacitated him for his duties, and him to enter the hos pital. Here the next morning he wss tound dead in his lied, and there being no assignable caose for his death a post mortem was ordered. The result of the medical examination revealad the mys tery. In the man's brain was found a thick tuft of hair, which science is of opinion had been there since his earliest childhood, and, growing with his growth, had ultimately occasioned death. The young man's parents, on being ques tioned, stated that in his infancy he baa received a violent blow on the head from the fall of a chimney ornament, and that after the bruise had healed the mother remarked that the hair on the injured spot had turned inward, bnt, thinking the matter of no importance, she had paid ao attention tt> it SOIK DIRECTORY ODDITIKH. XVbal I* la lha l.aal Oaa Jaal lunl la Mew X ark lilatart Aaata Hi-lnled. The directory for 1878 and "70 la made it* appearance, *ay* a New York paper, and can lx> diatiuguiahed from all other Itooka by the reckless manner in which it i* *liovd around in obscure eornera. It cohtaiu* 'Jf7,7'27 tianiea, be ing an iuenaao of 9,087 over last year'* return a. In glancing casually over the UUIUCN, | some startling facta are discovered, and it ia found that there are among ua 328 King*, seventy t three lairds, fifty Nobles, twenty four Duke*, twelve Queens, the Mar quises, one Couut, but no Sovereign, which mskea it uupli<sant as well a* unfortunate, but ill the ah aenoc of this dignitary, oousolatiou is found in tlic fact that the other nobility are strengthou<d by three Couftn.lhirty • nine Judges, and two lawyers; and if ! worse oomea to worst' the militia, which consist* of twcnty sii Majors eight Mer gtHinta, one Private, and eight ecu Guun* can tie relied u|tou. Thev have with tliem six Drum* and one Fife. In the Sutlers' t'amp are 283 I lakers and thirty-seven Butchers. It may seem strange, but they carry with them three lVrriok*. to hoist probably _ the twenty-uiuo Mulls, nine Steers and one Ox. Much ha* leen said aud writ ten atiout Mark Twain's ajetvh on New England weather, but right here, in tins little city of New York, we have eighty-three Winters, six Summers, twouty-aeveu Springs, but no Autumn; however, this will bo looked into next vear It may not lie generally known, but in tins city are thirty-nine Skinners and three Hoota. This looks bail (or New York after all that ha* been done to evangelne the city, but there are three Nunnerys here containing 107 Parsons, eighty-five Deans, a great many Bishops and fifteen Priest*, who have promised to carry the good work on. Should they fail, there are now iu readiucas fifty-four fortius and thirty five Graves to plaoe the evil-doers into. The orphans will be provided for—in tellectually—a* there are two School* and one Scliuolhouse, with nine Masters, four Heads and one Schoolmaster. They already contain two Scholars, The horticultural department is iu a flourishing condition, the city florist having lately added 7'20( sweet) Williams, 130 Hoses. one Daisy, two Pinks and a couple of Unions, the latter being of a rare specie*. Near these have been planted four Apple*.six lemons, thirteen Beans aud seveu Nutt*. whose growth will be watches! with interest; their fail ure, however, i predicted, as seven LiouS.niuc Peacocks, four Stags and thir teen Bears are allowed to roam about iu the incloßurv. The pouds contain thirty six Fish, tweuty-etght Herring, 18 Pike, ten Had dock, three Eels, one Shark and a Smelt. 1 hey suffer for room, a* a Ship with six Sailors wa* launched there reoeutlv. There are twenty Houses, who are con stantly annoyed by sixty-four Katx and a Mouse, and iu the absence of any dogs, the Mouse is conqueror. In other cities they are satisfied with a black and white poiailatioD; not so here, though, for we find 610 White*, 111 Blacks, 276 Greens, 190 Grays and four Blue*. Among them ore some who are Short aud others Long; theu there are Longfellow*, Lougst reels, I*mgar res, and some who have one Soul aud one Ihalie. Dr. Crosby's society ha* done some good work, but missed six Bars in their hunt. The stock iu these place* foot* up in barrels 140 Porters, fifty-five Stout*, thirty Sherrya, twenty-three Beers, three Ginus uud one Win*. In one of the back rooms was found au old trunk, probably stolen, which contained 'one Cap, seventeen Hammer* aud two File*. It was subsetjueutlv learned that these were left by ton 'tanners, fre quenters of the plare. Notwithstanding the great influx of English sparrows into this country, it is found that tliis citv is well enough stocked with birds, there are 009 Mar tins, seventy-two Bobbins, two i Ameri can) Sparrows, thirteen Pidgeons, fifty seven other Birds, five Jays and a Jay cock. The streets are crowded by the poor people every day, and it is a source of gratification to know that there are at least eight Luckey men in this town, vet wul as it may seem, still it is a fact, that almost any day -urn he seeu eight Luney ;>eople and one Luhn waudermg around at random. That the directory should furnish evidence destructive to the Darwinian theory, may appear to lie an idiotic declaration, but it tells ns that not only Adam and Eve, but nineteen Adams anil an Eve are liviug here, and if further evidence were necessary, it may not be generally known that the four walls of the Empire city contain sixty-five Jaoobs and three Esans. In this large city there is only one man, Smgle; this statement is mnde in spite of any ridicule that may be cast upon it. How it can be possible that there are thirty-seven Bar tiers and only one Shaver, is a myßtery, unless, perhaps, the thirty-seven are related to that (lab family and kuow not of the virtue of a quiet shave-r. The almost daily occurrence of some atrocious and blood-curdling atrocity may account for there being only one Heart in this city, and he, it is said, lives in one of those three castles on Castleburg, in apparent seclusion. The fact that history is a liar has been proven over ami over again, and now it is shown that a Lie, the color of which is of so deep a hue, that it were base flattery to call it by any other name, is nailed and held up to be rid dled and scoffed at by an outraged com munity. Andrew Jackson is alive, and so are five of them, and so are five George Wasbingtons! What is history now I Of what benefit are schools? " Stop— let's see. Where are we now ? Ah ! another thing, there is hat lame yarn about John Smith. Why, in this fittle burg alone there are 3,562 Smitliß! and their cousins, the Mo's, 10,020; but lack of space forbids, at this writing, the un earthing of any further inconsistencies of that thing called history. Lajing Back the Kars. The expressive gestures which many animals make with their ears are matters of familiar observation. None of them is more significant than the drawiug back and pressure of the ears to the head, which indicates a savage frame of mind, Mr. Darwin, in his recent work on the means of expression in men and animals, gives an ingenious explanation of this movement. He olmervea that it is only found in species which fight with their teeth. All the caruivora do this, and all, so far as he has observed, draw hack their ears when feeling savage. This may be continually seen with dogs fight ing in earnest, or puppies fighting in play. Cats, tigers, leopards, lynxes, show the same peculiarity. It is very noticeable in horses, and the vicious ex pression it gives to them is unmistak able. But cattle, sheep or goats, though they fight, never uae their teeth in fight ing, and never draw back their ears when enraged. The elephant, which fights with its tqskH, does not retract his ears, bat, on the contrary, erects them, when rnshing %t an enemy. The connection between biting, as a means of warfare, and laying back the ears, as a sign of anger, is so uniform, and the exceptions are so few, that Mr. Darwin's explana tion of the origin of the habit is highly protmble. He says that animals w Fiich fight in this way, try to bite each other's ears; and, reversely, being couscioiiH that the ear is n weak point of attack, lay it back npon the head to keep it out of the way. This habit being deepened into an instinct through many genera tions, has become so associated with the feeling attendant upon warfare, that the ears are depressed even by an amount of anger too Blight to find other expres sion. The opposite movement of prick ing the ears forward, to express atten tion, is so natural as to need uo special explanation. It is generally accom panied by an elevation and turning of the head. The richest women| of the Pacific Coast are Mrs. Coleman and Mrs. McDouough, their oombined wealth being estimated st 118,000,000. At llfllpmp lloaplUtl. This scene of hospital life in New York in from Ifatftrr'n mi .• We pnaa with the claea from wnnl to ward and from cot to cot, the doctor treating the patients with a himrtincea that forcca an evaiioooi-nt amile to the nad ilont fmva, ami explaining the caaeHimd operntiona to the cltaa with ao much perapiemty and simplicity that the thicken! hen.list atiideiil would have mi ituagiuahle difficulty in not uudemtiuid tug. A luitii ot a boy ia tutting in a lug chair bjr lumaelf, a Tiuy Tnu of a lx>y, with laige, liquid eyea, the wlnteat of f0o, and the auukeueat of ehoska. " How are you to-day, an ?" the iluclnr iuquires, ui a trt'iuomlona tone, that make* the piping auawcr aouud rid ion I - oualy email. " Pretty well, thank you, air." •'o*ll you walk?" " 1 gueaa ao, air;" and the accoud atiawer IH HI a ahuller key, for the voice liaa uot yet recovered froiu the exhaiiatiou of the tlraU Tiuy Tint ia lifted out of hi* chair by the doctor, whoae hamla are aliuoat a Urge aa the child'a body; he ia a auf ferer from an otvecurc diaeoae of a joint, ami by that ore eminent akillVhioh haa cheated deatn mauv a time he has aaved the child'a life, 'ftmTunpa uerona the tha>r ami Ivack again, the longest journey that he has insde out of the uurae'a arm* for aome months; a faint tluali and a ainile of aatiafactlou lighten hi* face aa he clitnlm into the chair aguiu. He ia out of breath, but wlieu the doctor aaka if the exertion hurt him, he readily ati awera, " Not a bit, air." "Now, gen tlemen," aaya the doctor to lua class, taking the repaireil limb in bia haud " tlua ia a very—" Hut we are not re, |H>rtiug the doctor'* lecture*. \Ye ataud by the tualaide of a woman whose life ia eiduug sway under the atraiu of a can oer, and here our good Samaritan h|>eaka more cheering' words the moat he can do, for the caae ia irremediable. One of the white-cupped uu race of the tramiug achool ia watching the patient; alie ia a fair, wholesome-looking girl, intelligent, ueatly dressed, aud agreeable in man ner. We aak her if there is much ex treme suffering in the ward. " That ia our worst ease." she aaya, pointing to the woman by whom the doctor and Lua class are atamliug; " the |our thing has been here eighteen mouths without any hope of recovery. No one haa been to see her—no relative or frieud— in all that time." "Can she lart much long er?" "Not more than three montha; she is anxious for death, and prays for it," At thia moment we feel that the glassy eyts of the sufferer are beariug ujxm na; her face ia cvdorlesa, and her lip* are pursed aa though she dt<sired to hold back the low moan that tvecapm them. Ia uot the sight enough to con vert one to the doctriue of legalized suicide by proxy, or any scheme of •uthaosia? On the next bed a wrinkled and very thin old woman ia muttering deliriously and sometimes iuatnlibly ; she ia over seventy years of age, and hers too ia a fatal case. The nurse ia young, pretty, and blcomiug, and her apiiearaucc of h>alth aud cheerfulness in the midst of pallid disease seems almost out of place. Is it „ consecrated life, the saeritlcial impulse of religious fervor ? No- her motive is the earning of a livelihood, and she is the pupil of au institution wlucli haa opened a new and practical Held for American women. Stanley** Lote Affair- A New Yurk paper gives an account of two romautic passages 111 tlie life of lleury M. Stanley. the African explorer. Before going on his second expedition to Africa he fell in love with a beautiful girl IU New York, and thought hia JUUI aion returned. At Zaucit>ar he received it letter informing him tliat the lady had been married several montha, an i this intelligence wounded him to the heart. This, howerer, was Mr. Stanley's second love affair. He had experienced a pre vious disappointment, hut it had uot deeply wounded him. Cliauciug to le on the island of Crete, he saw from his window a Greek maiden iu the garden oi the opposite house, and at once fell that his fate was sealed. She was about flft>en years old, and Mr. Stanley has since declared that never before or since has he beheld no sweet and beautiful a creature. lie at once sought out the American Consul and revealed to him the state of hi* heart. The Consul, who had himself married a Greek lady, hade him not despair; took him forthwith to the house of his inamorata uud presented him to her mother, who was a widow. Stanley could speak no Greek; the mother no tlngliah; the Consul was the interpreter. He did hia work ao well that at the end of half an hour the maul an was aent for. Stanley was for bidden even to touch her band; bnt he conversed with her with his eyes, and they aoou understood each other well. At the end of a week he was an accepted lover; at the end of a fortnight the day for the wtxlding arrived. All this while h had aeeu the young lady once a day, always in the presence of her mother. On the day Iwfore the wedding he had !>een permitted lor the first time to take her hand and imprint upon it a chaste salute. The morning of the wedding arrived; Stanley was dressed for the ceremony and was awaiting tlie happy moment. There entered to him three Greeks, whom he had not seen before, and an interpreter. They were introduced as the brothers of the bride, anil they pro duced a parchment which the interpre ter explained. It was a deed <>f settle ment, binding Stanley to pay so ranch a ▼ear to the mother, so much to each brother, and so much to his wife, aud to plank down the first installments on the spot. In nun Stanley explained that he was worth nothing and could not pay; the brothers looked daggers, the inter preter frowned, and the scene closed by tlie arrival of the Oonsnl, who with dif ficulty got Stanley oat of tlie clntches of his tormentors and shipped him off to Athena. He did not aee hia beautiful Grecian maiden again. Typographical Errors. Typographical errors are often a source of great annoyance to authors, and nearly every one can recall aome very absurd onea. Yet it is a matter of groat wonder that the text of hooka and newspaper* i* ao comparatively free from them. An octavo page of Hhakea peare contain* on an average 2,680 dis tinct piece* of metal, anil the miaplaeing of any one would cause a blunder. With tliia fact in mind, the accuracy of our printing ia to be admired An attempt waa onse made to aeon re a perfect edi tion of a work by Camolna, published in 1817. No care waa apared to aeetire the moat |Mrfeet accuracy, but after the edition waa worked off an error waa dis covered. A printer'* widow in Ger many, while a new Rible win printing at her hotiae, one night went into the office to alter the sentence of subjection to her husband, pronounced upon Eve in Genesis iii, 16. Hlie altered the sen tence "And he shall be thy Lord" (Herr) to " And he shall bo thy fool' (Narr). For this liberty she lost her life. Copies of this edition have been bought at enormous prices. An edition of the Bible ia known to lxaik collectors as the " Vinegar Bible." from the erra turn which changed the reading " Para ble of the Vineyard" to " Parable of the Vinegar." Eight Whit-HoufK Weddings. The marriage of Miss Piatt, nieco of the President, to (Jen. Itnssell Hastings, will be the eighth that has been cele brated at the White House. In 1811 Miss Todd, a relative of Mrs. Madison, was married there to Congressman John (J. Jackson, of Virginia. In 1820 Mon roe's daughter Martha wedded Mr. Gouverneur, of New York. In 1820 John Quincey Adams' son John married his cousin. Miss Helen, and during the administration of Jackson the daughter of his friend and companion in arms. Major Lewis, espoused M. Pagoot, of Martiniqui, afterwards minister of France to the United States. There, too, Tyler's daughter married a resident of Virginia, a Mr. Waller. Tyler him self was married in New York, but held his reception in the East Room—that East Room where Mrs. Madison used to hang her clothes to dry, and where in a bower of roses Nellie Grant was married to Mr. Saitoris in 1874. There, too, Mr. and Mrs. Hayes celebrated their sil ver wedding on the 81st of December last. AN AIM TIC EXPEDITION, Tbe Fellies'* Veritas I* Snrrk •( It slice ef ■air JS Kraaklla, The atcumur Kothen haa sailed from New York on her cx|>cditiou in search of relics of the ill-fated ex|>editiou of Hir John t-'rauklm, whoae fate while acarehing for the North Pole haa ex cited m> much conjecture throughout the civilized world for ao many vear*. These relies sre believed to be "calmed" on au island tuliabited by the Natchillea, a warlike tribe, lurger than the ordinary Esquimaux, iu the Gulf of Boothia, not far from i-'ruukliu Hay, but not yet laid down iu any chart. The voasel will start, however, ou Saturday, or Monday at the latent, llulcna the weather should be foggv. Hhe will carry twetity-flve men, all told. Gapt. Thomas P. Barry, whoae (Uaoovnry of the a|KKiUa beariug Sir John Franklin's crest and aome ini tials, l<<d to llie present expedition, ia iu command. Lieut. Frederick Hchwatka, of the Third United States (lavalry, ia in couuiiaud of the searching party, which will work under Oaptaiu Harry's instruction*. Oul. W. H. Gilder, au officer of voliinteeni during the late civil war, is seivjinl iu command. There are twelve men before the mast. The amirehing party cnuaiata of Lieut. Sehwutka, C<>l.)Gililer, Joseph Eberbing, Henry \V. Klutacbsk, an Auatriau by pirlh, ami a civil engineer bv education, aud Francis Mel has. Joseph Kberbing, or " Kaxuiiuaii Joe," goes as trapper, huuter aud guide. He iuaiata that he la " buck-hunter," and his comrade* per aiat iu understanding him "bug-hunter." " Joe" enrrioa witli him u short firr-wtu ixuietriicUxl I>v liimarlf of au ulil lU-m --uigbm pistol, uioiiutvl ou a at'K-k of ixH-tiliar aha|>r, which ho mmlo while ou boarJ the UolariH, utnl with which ho aaved uiiieteeu live* iu tho trviug Utiioa ou tho uv-tloo of over 100 dav. Tho Eothou will tirat touch at Whalo l'oiut, 11 udaou'a Hav, to t-nko ou a liuiu l>or of Ka<|uiiuttux, iuerottaiug tho aear.-hiiiK j>arty to tweutv, ami ihotioo pnawMxl to ltoach Point, Ropnlce Bay, 140 miloa north. At Whalo Point,[Gapt. Harry tlrst met tho natives from whom ho thought tho ajioouH. Thoy gathered alv>ut hi* winter quartora at Marble inland, romaiuiuK uutil hia ahip aalled," iu tho npriuß. Two other ajKMiua, Ixwtr iuß the Vraukliu creat, and tho initial* "8. 8. 8.," iu their poaaeaaiou, wero purchaaod by the Uuitod State* Gouaul at Bt. John*. Tho property haa aince been reatored to tho niooeuf Sir John Franklin, who ideutiiied them. Tho Esquimaux ntaUsl that tho vivtael from which they got tho ajioou* waa crushed by tho ire at au ialaud uear Gape Hal lo well, aud became a total wreck. Tho crow, among whom wan Sir John Frank lin, whom they recognised aa " Hilata" or leader, were taken by tbo native* to a point near Uaj>e Euglefleld, 64D miloa from Whalo Point, whero, one by oue, they jicriahed of oold, hunger aud aick neaa, ana were liuriod by being sewed up in skin*, placed on the ground and covered with atoned to keep off tbo wolves and liearw. The winter was severe and game scarce, and the superstitious na tive* attributed these misfortunes to tho auger of the Great Spirit at the presence of white men. (.'apt. Barry stated aa hia belief that aome of the crew were killed aud eaten by these native*, bat that probably most of them died. An imjKirtant fact communicated by the Natcbillc* was that the white men left a number of Isvika with writing in them, which were alao buried at Kuglefleld, which ia about 900 miles inland, and has never yet been reached by any explor ing party. These natives are greatly feared by the other tribes of Esquimaux, from whom they differ in many reapecta, I icing large, well-proportioned, very warlike and aggressive, aud speaking uuotherlauguage. Lraviug Itepulae Bay, the searching jiarty, according to Captain Barry 's plan, will take nledge* and go ucrosa the coun try to Euglelield. The journey will oc cupy four or five weeks. The exjiedi tiou will ctwt about $26,000. It exfiects Ui be gone not less thuu two years and a half. Stores for eiphteeu months have tiern taken on the Eotlien, am! mora will lie sent next spring bv the whaling brig Henry Trowbridge. The party is well arnica, and carries ammunition for the entire thirty months. The stores con sist of canned meats—roast lamb, beef, etc.; canned fruit* and vegetables, es pecially apples ;* flour, corn-starch, Indian mvaJ, coffee, tea, chocolate, su gar, molasses, vinegar and horse-radish as a preventative of scurvy. It is ex perteil that plenty of fresh meat ean be obtained, as King William's Land is rich in game, such as deer, seal, ducks, wild geese, etc. Contributions of sup plies have been ample, and probably more than can t> used, hut eaali contri butions are still not over large. A Short llbtory of Petroleum. The /.utiifxrman'i dazrtte. (five* the following short hi*tore of petroleum. Tlie production of petroleum as an article of lra<le date* from the 28tli of August, 1859, when Colonel Drake, in a well sixty-nine and a half feet deep, "struck oil," and coined a phrase that will last as long as I the Knglish language. From that lio giunitig it has increased to au anunsl pr< xluction of 14,500,000 Iwiels of crude oil. The first export was in IH6I, of '27,000 Imrrela, valued at $1,000,030, and the export of petroleum for the year 1M77 was, in round numbers, $62,000,000. The annual product of petroleum to-day —ornde and refined— is greater in value than the entire production of iron, and is more than double that of the anthra -1 cite coal of the State of Pennsylvania, aud exceed* the gold and silver product of the whole country. As an article of export it is fourth, and oonteats closely for the third rank. Our leading exports are relativelv as follows: Cotton, annu ally, from $175,000,000 to $227,000,000: wheat flour, from $09,000,000 to $130,- 000,000; pork and its products (Iwcon, ham and lard), from $57,000,000 to $30,000,000, aud petroleum from $48,- I 200,000 to $02,000,000. The total ex port of petroleum from IH6I to, and including 1877 (sixteen years), has been $442,698,968, custom house valnatiou. From the best sources of informstion there are at this time 10,000 oil wells, producing and drill.ng, which at an average cost of $5,000 per well would make an investment of $50,000,000 in this branch of the business. Tankage now existing of a capacity for 0,000,000 barrels coat $2,000,000, "and $7,000,000 has been invested in 2,000 miles of pipe lines connected with the wells. The entire investment for the existing oil production, inclnding the purchase money of territory, is something over $100,000,000, which amount <*anuot lie lessened much, if any, for as wells cease to produce new ones have IHMUI con stantly drilled to take their place. Fatal Fire In a Theatre in India. Tho tragedy of "The Tyrant" was over by ten o'clock and tho Ahmcdnng gnr aiulienoe were laughing over an amusing farce brought out by a Parsee theatrical club from Bombay, when sud denly a crackling noiae was heard in the lower end of the bonse. Then arose a cry of "fire," which deepened into a terrible shriek when it *M Been that the ceiling wan already in a blase. For a moment tho audience were paralyzed with fright, but an the tlamea spread a furious rush was made for the little en trance, ami many fell and were trampled under foot. The whole pavilion quickly tDled with flamea, and by tho time throe-quartern of the audience had es caped, the wind caught the ilame and carried it like n scorching sheet across the interior of the booth. By this time, though the door was still blocked with a struggling mass, most of those who were able to move were safe, but the others lay yelling and groaning in the agonies of an awful death. The whole flre did not occupy many minutes; but as the scorched and wounded people were pulled out from near the entrance and passed into the open air it seemed an eternity before the flames died down sufficiently to enable the rescuing party to drag the dead out of the centre of the auditorium. The sight was simply aw ful. About forty men had either been burnt to death or had more mercifully been suffocated by the smoke. In the year 1877 marriages in Engl u d fe'l, for the first time m six years, below 200,000. In Scotland the nnrabar was the lowest registered since 1872. SUMMARY OF NEWS. Caatorn and Mlddta States. Tba annual four-mile. elght-oar rowing con- Iml between Yale and Harvard College craw* took |>laea at Now Loudon. OL, anit waa won by Harvard In twaiity minutea, forty four •tsuiidi, Yale being ulna length* behind at tba finish. The (uruH-doii* fa uiounmanl to com memorate Uia imuluiinlal of tbe haltlo of Moll mouth vu laid at Freehold, N. J. Twenty thousand people weio pnernt. Tliero waa a fine prooowioii. Tbo pieaenlalioii *|aaadi was inula by T. W Morri*. and addresses# were dnliveied by T. W. Throckmorton, Han. H. M. t)ox ami other*. Oovemor Mrt'leilan. **• Governor lledla and other well-known gentle meu were piesonl. 11. L. Solomon A Hons. New York furniture and upholderv dealer*, hate failed ; liabilities estimated al *500,0110. Ily the explosion of a kerosene lamp, Mrs. N'elaou Wlufirld, of Matsiuoras, Pa , wa fatally injured Her bustuutd wa* al*o fatally burned. Two meu were killed by Ibc sudden ceving in of a tunnel in Forty-second street. Now York. During the first six months of thl* year there have I men 614 failures In New York oily, with total liabilities ratmietod si #3* l <1*1.7115, and assets iallied at about *ll,Olll ML 'This num ber I* an Increase over thai of laat year for Ue same time. At Klmlra, N. Y., Colonel Alvlu Bockbee. a hotel proprietor, shut and fatally wounded his wife, dangerously xroundod bis mother-Ui'law, and then Willed hiuiaelf. Colour! Burkbee was a young men aud at one time was under-sheriff of the oouuty. Domestic trouble caused the tragic occurrence. Troy, N. Y., ha* boon the *-ue of a daring robbery. Two men garrotted Tboma* llurkler. treasurer of the Albla Knitting Hill <som|auT, on the Albia huree-car, ses imug #5,000 which tie wa* taking to the mill to pay off the hand*. l"he robber* eecsjied in a hack which, driveu by an accomplice, had been following the car. Keveu Woodtu buildings ixunpriaiiig the rrnd rot'k manufactory of J. It Hand A Co., near I'atermm, N. J , were blown to juecea the other day by an explosion of nitro glycerine, used In the manufacture of reud-rook. The windows aud celling of bulldluge a wile distant were shattered, au great waa tho force of the ex ploetou, hut Uo one was hurt, a* the working men of tiie factory were fortunately at dinner. Ixms, *5,000. The Manhattan (Tub, of New York city, gave a reception to the Hon. Hauitiel J. Randall, Speaker of tbe Huee of Representative* Adilreoae* were made by A. H. Hewitt, Fer nando V> uod and other a. 'The ceuteuuial of tbe massacre of Wyoming al whlcb over * aeltlers were luaasacrrd by Indiana and Tories wa* generally otoerved throng bout the Valley of W vomtug At Wyom ing, l'a., memorial oXerclaee were held in the preeeuoe of over HO,OOO |xplr, among whom were President and Mr*. Havea, Governor Hartranft, Hecretary Sherman, Attorney- General Deveua aud olhaw*. An original ode waa aung, ponma were read, and addroaae* de livered bv the I'reatdent, Congressman Hendric it. Wright and other* Tbe festivities were coutinuod for two day*. The New York city aalhonliea having pro hibited the sale or discharge of fire cracker* and other tire work* ou the Fourth, aud no appropriation having leu made fur the cus tomary pyrotechnic*! display tu the evening, tho day wa* consequently celebrated with leas uolae and fower aoctdouta than in previoas yeara. Ex-tiovernor Hamuel J. Tilden tailed for Europe a few daya ago, ou an extendi*) tour. David Trumbull, who rowed in the Y'ale boat in the recent race wilh Harvard, and Colonel t'barle* M. Coil, treasurer of tbe Chelsea Sav ing* Hank. of Warwick, Ct.. werr drowned iu New louden hartor while trying to save a Utile sou of t oiuuei Cult who had fallen overboard from a vachL The Utile fellow was saved, but the father and the student lust their Uvea. One hundred and thirty-eight doctor* living on or near the line of tbe new elevatad railroad in New York have memorialised the grand Jury to compel the company to run its train* with lea* noise and smoke. The doctor* aay the rumbling of p**iug train* la detrimental to the health of their patients. The railroad corporation haa employed Edison, the inventor, to invent some moan* of abating the cau*a of complaint. Jr. James Aver, well known throughout thecunntry as au eilenaive advertiser of medi cine*, died at Wtucheuduu, Ma**., where he bad been under treatment about a year for paralyai* and insanity. Tbe trial of benjamin Hauler for the murder of John M. Armstrong, at < amdrn, N. J., re sulted in a verdict of guilty by the jury The oaae waa one of unusual lutereat. as the ac cused bad been a man of standing in the com munity. On the trial witnesses testified that Hunter had killed Armstrong in order to ob tain the insurance on hi* life. A Man named Graham swore that he had been hired by Uuntsr to kill Armstrong, and detailed tbe etr comstariof* of tbe murder. Hunter * defence was a dental and an alibi. During a ecvi-rr storm a large tree at lloae Grove, ticar Flttsbargh. Fa. fell ou a picnic party who had taken r< fuge under It, instantly killing ten person* and nxwr or leas seriously injuring fifteen more The picnic parly wa* compowd of German Lutherans, .:! tbe xrife and daughter of the minister were among tho killed. Weetern and Southern Statea. large ntitular* of aavage* were killed during lb# recent engagement between the Hannork* and United Stairs troop#, the loe* of the latter being four killed and two wounded. Tbe number of hostile* engaged was 1,500, and they were charged by Major Bernard com mand and compelled to retreat. The Indian camp, with ton# of i-rojwrly, waa destroyed by tbe military. A blood; conflict hu taken place in East St. Ixiuu between two |>olkw factious, each claim ing the right to govern the city. A party of twelve or fifteen deputy marshals, headed by Mayor Bowman marched to the engine-ho rise, which i* the headquarter* of the Metropolitan Poller, and alao ueed a* a council chamber by what ta called the Wider Conned. The Mrtro iiolltana barred the doora and window* of the lower atory, and wbeu the Bowman party en deavored to force an entrance the Metropoli tan* fired from the second • story window*; the attacking |>*rtv alao fired. Three deputy mar •hal* ware killed, when the reat retreated. Ttie affair canaed into nee excitement through out the dty. A railroad tie placed across the track wrecked a train near Oaymont, Dal., and caused the death of four persons -engineer and fireman (father and sou> of the train and two other*. A former wnplove of the' railroad company was arrested on the charge of having placed the tie on the track. The Indian uprising in the Weal ooopnnea. A courier recently arrived at Baker City, (Trgon. to ask for arms and men to go to the assistance of a company of fifteen scouts who were surrounded by Indian* near Canon City. Two of the scouts had been killed and the rest were in great danger of }>eing massacred. The steamer Capital City and an elevator at Memphis, Tenn., were destroyed by fir*, and two men on board the vessel were burned to death. The pecuniary loss roaches $350,000. Tbrvmcbont Ohio and Indiana a movement against the ess of agricultural machinery has assumed large prtqxxtions, and many farmer* have beoome weriotialy alarmed, aa score* of reafSng machines have been destroyed, and on other machine* notice* have been poaled threatening their destruction if the owner* do not discard their uac and employ man to cut the grain. Ihspalchea from Uie frontier indicate a very serious summer * campaigu with (be Indian*. Orders have been sent to the different com mand* on the seaboard. directing detachments to proceed forthwith to Fori I<eavenworth. to receive further intmotion* there regarding their destination. Army officer* say that at no time since the extension of *ettlementa went of the Mississippi river has the situation in the Indian country been fraught with so much peril. From Washington. Or. Edward Yonng, chief of the bureau of statistics has retired, and it succeeded by Joseph Nimmo, Jr., a subordinate. The excess of exjsirta of merchandise oyer the import* of the I'idted States for the eleven months ending with May amounts to $21(1.53(1,. 133 -the exports having been SS47.MS.7Sa. and the import* $401,43u.M1A. The excess of tlie ex ports of merchandise over the import* for the eleven corresponding month* at ihe pre ceding rear amounted to #155,877.970, allow ing a gain in tbo balance of tr * !#• IU faror of the United State* for thia j-ear of • 1!<0,050.343. The amount of gold and (direr exported from the United State* during the eleren month* of the current fluoal roar ha* tmen HMIMR, while the import* of *|>ecie hare been, dnring tlie name period, #2S, ij i. ltd, allowing an exoe** of export* of the proriou* metal* of #1,9)1,667. The receipt* from internal revenue* for the fl*cel year ending June 3* worn §110,503,740. which la a deerreae of 0H.3f17,'J31, a* compared with tha prerioua rtnoel your. The amount of moncr coined in the mint* during June we* ♦b,8!i0,140, ♦4,7(Wt,'290 being in gold piece*. The amount coined during the yoar ending June 30 wa* ♦81,118,321 80, Daring June the public debt wu increased ♦2,140,38] 18. For thefiscal year ending June 30. 1878. the public debt *u decreased f'M,- 371.301 44. against ♦33,000,000 for the preced ing year. A large nnmber of army officer* have been retired from active duty on account of ditabil ity incident to the service. Forslan News. The Berlin peace congress ha* decided that Austria mav MI/* Boania and conduct the gov ernment of that province. Turkey desired to place a limit to the Austrian occupation, hut the pongreaa resolved that it might be indeflt nite. ID accordance with thia deciaion Auatria'a troop* have already occupied a Bosnian town. The international pigeon shooting match be tween Captain Bogardu*. American champion, and Mr. Cholmondeley I'enneli, English cham pion, took place in England the other day, and was wou by Bogardu*. who killed 70 birds out of the 100, while Mr. Tennell killed 68. The Freneb Geographical Society bas pro sen ted a gold medal to Stanley, the African ex plorer. A portion of a tunnel near Rohwelm, Ger many, fell in, burying twenty-seven persons. The Frenoh national festival in honor of the Exposition took place in Paris and waa a gre*t suooetut. The Exposition buildings and jrrouudx, the Trpcadero palace, tho public squares and buildi jgs and innumerable private building* were decorated, and trtnmphfl arches spanned the |irtiifi|MU iltmU. Tb# day opeoad with aaltite* from the gun* of Ilia fortification* around Pari*. Hnudrwda of thonaanda of neo tile from the province* and abroad iwiured Into the (41;. The majority of the Gallon wow tit tbe*Kx|io*lUuti j[r<Miii<l*, which were crowded at an early bonr. Tte principal ceremony of the day—the Inauguration of the (tattle of Ue ftepublio— wa witoeaaed by an Immense throng, and In the evening uiany llituninationa, private and patilic, turned tbe city into a blame of Ugbt- Mix hundred Mormon*, comprising live hun dred Hoattdlnavian* ami "ue uundrod Lngllab and Welsh, lartuot for Halt City, Utah, sailed from Ltvarpool recently. The Emperor of Morocco - Mu'ey 'Hassan I* dead. Considerable pro*re. has linen mads by tbe |XW emigres*, whlcb ha* ceiled Reasaiabta to Russia, the ISibrudJ* to RnumeuU. and declareil Kervie and Montenegro alieoluUly free Austria haa armies. OO.tM) strong, pre pared Ui euUr IV.Sins and Herzegovina. Hhe Intends to establtsli civil administration In eech iwoviuos. Mohrmnt AU. (he Turkish plenlpo letiUary, Is greatly dissatisfied at lbs proposed act rule of the two pruvluoea, and considers that the power* have combined to despoil Turkey. tieorge < I easier, the absconding cttttlyo treasurer of t auton Ohio, wa* arreatod at Hamilton, Out., ou a charge of bringing atoien good* Into the country He te charged with emtwaaUug over *40,000, halt of which he biotight to 1-uOiVin, Out., aud dejaiettwd is Uaial bank* Thg Orusk rntni*try have rreigned in conas- I ijueiM-e of objentlou oy the premior to eutue promoUtJU* made by the minister of war. The American* In I'arta oelebrated the Fourth by a grand concert and picnic. Tkr llasse I'resldeallal Klertlea lateetlga- Ilea • The examination lulu the Florida oaae was couUuued by the further examination of L. Q. I renins Witness testified thai Archer precinct No. 'J was contested by the Democrat* on the ground that lilt) votes had been nut in illegally. that the inspector* had Informed lain coufideu itally that they had added 'il* vote* to the election Uat. that he had told (iovernor Noyee it would be better for him (Denuia i not to testify tfure the Florida returning hoard, ae be should be compelled to acknowledge the truth of statements made to him In confidence, that he said nothing to Oov Noyce of frauds, but that he believed fraud had Ireen committed on both Sides in the Florida election. Edward K. Moves, l ulled Male* Minister to France, wa* next examined aud testified that he waa in Florida in 1*76, hut not at the request of Mr. Hayes, and that while theaw he made no promises ou behalf of Hayes, witness denied thai 1 leuul* bad told blm of Republican fraud* in Archer precinct. Witness also denied the statement of ex Attorney-tiensral Cook, of I Florida, thai Messrs. Soyea, Mr lau andHtearua had conferred together in 1*76, J oat before a meeting of the returning hoard. The testi mony of Melun. who awuro that Noyee had made prumtee* that member* of the returning board would be provided for, wa* also denied by witness General Wallace was ex amined next and testified to the matter* re ferred to In No/ea' testimony. Ou cross exaiuhiadnn witness said that ou one oc casion Mr Lin told him that M anion Marble had visited huu and said that there waa no reae <n for turn ( McLiu l U> live and die a peor man. whru, should Tilden becum* l'realdeut, he could be rich and have anrtiling he wanted. To this Mr. Wallace replied that if Hayes eras elected President he knew him well enough to know that he would stand by hi* friend*. Gen. Wallace said that he did not make this declaration with any corrupt purpose. Ad journed. Mr Morriaou, for the committer, ha* written a letter to Secretary Khcrtran, refusing to com ply with hi* request to have 100 witnesses summoned to teetlfv concerning the freedom of the presidential election in Louisiana and the alleged intlmidatiuo of voters in East and West Felicuna parishes. The letter says that these witnesses have already testified in pre noua investigations and that if Uaey were nailed again 500 equally credible witnesses would he readv again to contradict them. The It-tier onoc)ude* by saying thai the number of persons killed in the FrUctana parishes will not affect the allegation that Secretary Sherman wrote a letter to Anderson and Weber. Ko*etarv Sherman has also furnished a communkwOoa for publication, in an-wer to Mr. Mumaui, in which he save "Whether he wrrotr the letter or not the real thing that the committer wauls to know 1* whether there was actual fraud and rioleaos in these two paruhoa to Justify the returning hoard in what they aid."- Mrs Agne* Jenk* was reralled and produced letter* that had passed between herwrif and the wit urns Anderson. Hhe expressed herself as #Ull unwilling to name the pvroo to whom abe die alo.l tire letter which Anderson two re wa# writlen by Hecretary Hherman. W. E. Ohandlar wa* riamiued and read a number of telegrama be bad sent and received regarding the Florida election. He stated that he did not know of the existence of fraud* in Flarkla although it waa° e charged, and that the election there, in hi* opinion, bad been fair. Witneaa formatted a list of irvwidenUa! app -tntment* made upon ' hi* romnuneudalion after the Florida alortion. aud described a couferanre at Henator Mat thew*' room, at which Representative Oar field. Hale and other* were present, the object of which was to dispose of the fiia Packard government T. C. Anderson, of the Louisiana ri turning board, was brief!? examined next touching the manner in which rote* bad been thrown out He was followed by L. (1. Ileum*, of Florida, who testified respecting the effort* be had made to *ernre office under the admin istratis- Adjtmrned. Mr. Ikm Ul* Hater, of Texas, appeared In obedience to a *nms> in* of tbr committee, hat refused to testlfv. Serer*' other witnesse* who bad been *ummoaed failed to a ope sr. and the ftjmmiUae held a motet *ee*luu to de termine npoo what course to pursue in such rue* Oeneral Hotter announced that he was in favor of extrrwang the fullest power con ferred by the statu tea The additional oor reejxKHlance between Mr*. Jenk* and Anderson over the Sherman letter was submitted, and added but little in the way of information or c**Ti>barauoti of Uwtuauny already given, al though the mailing of It created a good deal of merriment in the committee mo. After a further abort examination of Mr*. Jenk* she w** discharged sad the committer adjourned. After examining Oenarat Thomas C. Ander son. Thomas H Jeaka and Jams* E. Anderson upon points enanectsd with the testimony prt noaaly given bv them, the committee called to the stand F.. L. Websr, the brother of Pen Weber, whose name t* as*omld with Audes •on *in the Hhermait let er. Wol>er took the <tand and read * *>'.imunrm ►'statement. in which was in. hide J the declaration that be bad *een and read the letter eevsral timr and was familiar with the handwriting of Secretary ! Sherman and had no douhC therefore, of its authenticity. Witnee* detailed his brother's iNMseerion of the letter, testified thai he had repeatedly hoard him aay that Secretary Kher ma| had tld htm that he would be provided for and protected, and finally said that when the inquiry came to be made about the letter he searched for and fonnd it among his brother's papers and destroyed it to pre vent its falling into any one elee'e hand*. I He wore that the c lactam in the two FWb <nana was peaceable and ordrrlv ; that hi* murdered brother informed him there wa* no ground for entering a protest, and that be knew this statement to be true. He was pre sent when Andorson signed the protest which Pitkin and Jndge Campbell swore had no exist ' enee . thai it oot.tallied a number of blank spaces and that he saw Campbell affixed and Mgti the jurat to this protest after Anderson had left Campbell'* office. Upon cross-exami nation Mr.i'-ox read * letter which witness had written in March. IST!, giving an account of hi* brother * death and the state of terrorism existing in Louisiana. Witness stated that the letter had l<een written to create political cap ital, that the statements in it regarding out rages committed upon llepuhlicau* wore not , true, and that his brother had not been killed ' on account of his political acta as was affirmed in the loth*, but on account of personal mo tive*. Adjourned. When tlie committee met again the esamina j tion of E. I. Weber was coutinnsd. Witness testified that in November, l*7f>, be held a consultation with Secretary Sherman, who informed htm that he ! Sherman 1 had been told that witness's brother was hesitating to let the protest stand, as it was against the \ facta and would endanger bim ; that Sherman than told wituena his lirotbar would 1M pro vided for away from East Feliciana if he did not pro|>oee to go back there. Witness also swore that he bad seen his brother and Ander son talking with Sherman in a New Orleans restaurant, and on Uie following day hi* hrother showe.l him a letter which they had obtained from Sherman. Witnee* wore further tbat Mnasra. Kellogg. Packard and T. C. Anders.lll had reoueded him to use his in flnrnro to have his brother's |>roUist made aud afterwards to let it stand, and thai as a reward be was declared elected to tlie State Senate by <SOO majority although he had been defeated by 1,300 majority. Kef cm tig to the visiting statesmen, witness swore tbat Governor Kellogg said to bun on November 27, 1176 ; •• We arc beaten after all. we have stretched the law a* far a* we could, aud the result is we have only elected the State ticket, a majontr of the legislature, and ouly au Have* electors out of the eight." and that the returning hoard wa* induced to change tht* result as to the electinu by the visiting states men. After witness had described au alleged attempt to bribe him, subsequent to bis arrival in Washington, not to testify, by promises of an appointment to office, the committee ad- | jotirned for a week. Tbo witness was com msnded to apjvear tiefore the sub-committee in New Orleans for the purpose of being croes examined. A Clock Made of Bread. There WHS recently received in Milan a great curiosity in the shape of a clock made entirely of bread. The maker is a Peruvian, a native Indian, and he has devoted three years of his life to the con struction of this curiosity. He was very i poor, ami being without means to pur chase the necessary metal deprived him self regularly of a portion of his daily bred, which he devoted to tho construc tion of this curiosity, eating the crust and saving the soft part for his work. He made nse of a certain Rait to solidify his material, and when the various pieoes were dry they were perfectly hard and insolnhie to water. The clock is of re speotable size, and goes pt rfectly well. The case, which us also of hardened bread, displays great talent, both in de sign and execution, and taken altogether it would be dificrnlt to tlnd a greater j enrioaity. Ppmalr Nmßgflara. Homo instances of female smuggling from European ataamnreon their arrival in Now York denote an amaaing apirit of enterprise. On one lady wa* found a double quilted petticoat lined with Hhetlaud aliawle, capa and stockings. On another, a quantity of the finest mlk hindinga, ten valuable watches, two ailk dreaa patterns, two doien silver apoona, a doaou silver forka, and eight pieoee of ■ilk galloon. On a third, aeventy-threo bundles of aewing-ailk and twenty-nine paira of kid glovea. One lady bed in the facings of her dreaa, oigara; and In her petticoat, meeraoliaitm pipea. A Oertnan woman endeavored to evade duty by banging nine watclichaina around her neck, a valuable watch at the end of each chain. A little French woman who waa invited into the office at the inapecbreae, waa fonnd to have on her hualtaod'a red flannel drawer*, which were here and there tied in pnfla. Tboee puffs contained "a Bohemian toilet glaaa art, two doaen aalt cellars, three doeen silver apoona, three doaen silver forks, several little articles of biJouUrU in brotiae and crystal, and *nw fine wood aarvinga; all of which werw put op in Ufa aoitnet tissue-f>ap*r, that they might I not air ike against each other. " Another amoaing instance of en terpriae may be quoted: "Not long since, a lady, arriving on one of the French steamers, waa observed to bring a small bui from the steamer to the dock. From thia she took a velvet nacqoe, putting in iU place an ordinary looking Paisley shawl, which waa evi dently warm, and which she had at first thrown about her shoulders. Her trunks were eiannnnd, but nothing dutiable waa discovered. After lh officers had flniahed their duties, the lady traveler returned her aaoqtie to the box, and again put on ber shawl. Bhe waa then requested to show the aacque, which proved to be a ouetly and elegant Paris tnade garment, having the "ticket " still appended to the lining. The lady waa then invited into the office of the in apectrcaa, and on her person were found lares of great value, srwed |nto the arti ficial rotonditiea of her figure, not to mention a ailk dreaa pattern as drapery n pane r. Inside of the very ordinary Pauley shawl,so carelenaly thrown aboot her shoulders, waa found an India ahawl of a quality ao uncommonly fine that it would have escaped the vigilance of any but a woman put upon the track of another. * The Planet*. Neptuuc, the must rsmotaof the plan eta in the solar ayatcm, is ahout 2,700,- OUU.OOO miles from the sun. It is sup posed ibat Mcrrury baa mountains higher LLAU our Himalayas, and volcanoes in a slate of activity." Out of all the myriad lights in the heavens the earth ia only visible to the moon, Mara, Mercury and Venua. The earth is 749 times smaller than Saturn, and tte mom dis tance from ua ia over 91,000,000 miles. Uranus con never see ua at all, as it ia 1,753,000,000 mi Ira from the sun. The U-mperature in Mercury ia supposed to be seven times hotter than our torrid aoue; therefore if it ia inhabited it must be by people very differently oouatituted from ourselves. It is believed that Venua has an atmosphere much like outa, and mountain peaks five or six times higher than the Teneriffe, their aides bright with flowcra and birdL of brilliant plumage. Tne moon never loaves our flobe; therefore it ia called our satellite, 'hough to ua it appears larger than the stars, it is really smaller than any of them, bat much nearer to ua. Astrono mers have calculated that the mountains and extinct volcanoes in the moou are higher than any on our earth. |f there were any one i the moon to see it, the earth would appear to them a mugr. Iti < u t ball. The planet* and sun would move behind it in brilliant snenenmon. Our globe appears to Mars as the morning and eveuing alar. Origin of the English National Debt. AJU English paper says: Prom the moment that the public at large began to par the taxes, and not the land, the extravagance of government expenditure grew amaxingfy, and a national debt waa commenced. When the people paid, and the aristocracy and their aona and kinsfolk received through government offioe* in the army or navy, from that moment the history of our boundless profusion oommenoee. Before this great transfer of taxation from the land* to customs, excise and other popular har dens, it must be borne in mind that there van no debt. 80 long as the land hid to pay the taxes the aristocracy were not willing to incur a national debt; the moment thev had made this transfer, oud conkl, living on their exempted lands, revel in the sweet* of taxation, a debt was commenced. Charles, we shall find, borrowed nine hundred thousand pounds of the merchants of London, and soon informed them that he never conkl repay it, it must remain a debt on the nation, the interest being alone ob tainable. The debt thus commenced has now grown, as the direct consequence of this grand fisoal revolution, to npwanl of eight hundred million sterling. Ma canley hss well said that this was not the first age of borrowing, bat the first of funding. For uparspda of thirty resra Mrs. WINS LOW u SOOrHrNGfTRCP he* boeo used for children with never failing success. It c wraete acidity of the stomach, relieved wind colic, regulates the bowels, cures dysentery and diarrbo-s. whether arising from teething or other csueee An old and well-tried remedy. 25 eta a bottle' Him to a*ve is rca Hoce*.—There to nothing like Grace's Halve for the immediate relief and speedy core of Born*, Soalda, Flesh Wounds, Cuts. Felons, Salt llbeuat. fleers. Erysipelas, old Haras, Ac. 25 cents a box. Sold by druggist* generally. CHKW Tfco Celebrated " MITOIUH" Wood Tog Flag Tuhoo. TU PIOUKKB TOBAOOO (,V.*r*T, Now Tort. Booton. Cod Ohioosts Tbf lartPt*. Nt nit ■itcri>i ... (* • os* TIH and Cherokee.... (■ A OSS' Mitch Cowe -.44 # —w ' Bort-Un MS Dre—d. .. CtA M KtMVtl MUf 11 l,omhi •*•# • tV*lc-Mld<tlin...... .... UJ|A IT Hear Wnttn-Ooed to Oh ok*.. ISI #T 0 put>—(lood to Choice T5 ild IticHlwt per cot 1 #lll Wheel-Hd WeMem....... 110 A 1 W No. MUweoSee ICS*# 111 Rye-m.e - ~. w A * llei-iey- Bute M A 71 2 | 2 o>u~M!ik< Wtern .. 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