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i t THE REGISTER. PUBLISHED 'EVERY SATURDAY. ALLISON A PEIUCIXS, Pinus-uns. IOLA, ALLEN COUNTY, KANSAS. TEEMS-TWO DOLLARS PEE YEAlt. OFFICIAL PAPER OF COUNTY. business PtKctortj. NATIONAL GOVERNMENT. President Ulvstes S Grant Vioe-President flenry Wilson 'Chief Justice ...Hornson II Waite Secretary of State...; Hamilton Fish Secretary of the Treasury B II Hristow Secretary of War .? ffm W UclLnap secretary oi me:savy....... oeo jh. itooeson Secretary or the Interior. Colurabns Delano Attorney General. Edwards Pierrcpont l'ostmaster General. ...........w.aiarsnau jeweii 8ueakerorthe House.. . JatqesU Blaine Clerk of the Senate GeoCGorhain Clerk of the House, Edward McPberson STATE GOVERNMENT.- Governor. Thomas A Osborn Lieutenant Governor . M J Salter fcccretarv of State .....,...TUCavana!gli Slate Treasurer. Samuel Lajilnn Attorney General A SI F ltandoiiih SUte Auditor. O W Wilder bnp't Public Instruction JohnFraser COUNTY OFFICERS. H-WTalcott, District Judge Sh Acere, Probate Judge Wm Thrasher, County Treasurer IX ANeednam County Clerk G H Brown, Kegister of Deeds J II Kichards County Attorney CJM Simpson .'.....Clerk District Court J E Htn an , Superintendent Public Schools JJWoodin, SberuT Lyman Kboades, Surveyor D Horville, ) A W.Howland, S Commissioners Isaac Bonebrake, CITY OFFICERS. W C Jones, : Mayor J K Boyll Police Judge G W Apple, X V Acers. I JIIRichards, Councilmen WIIKichards, I C M Simpson. I John Francis Treasurer WJSapp Clerk James Simpson, Street Commissioner John J i it it in Olis .. .Marshal CHURCHES. METHODIST EPISCOPAL. Corner of Jefferson a-enne and Broadway St. Services every Sablath at lOJf a- m. and 7p.m. Prayer meeting Thursday etemngs at 7 p. in. II. K. Jlmi, Pastor. PRESBYTERIAN. ' Comer Madison avenue and Western street. Services M. in. and'p. m. Sunday School at 0;a.m. S. G. Clakk, Pastor. BAPTIST. On Sycamore street. Services every Sabbath at JO.S'a.ra.andTp m. Prayermeeting on Thurs day evening. Church meeting at j p. :n. on Saturday before the first Sabliath in eaiJi month. Sabbath School at 9Jf o'clock a. m. C. T. Flod, Pastor. Secret Soricfiw. IOLA LODGE, NO. 38, A F & A Masons meets on the first and third batunujs iu eiery month Brethren in good standing are muted to attend II. W TALCOIT, W. 31 J. . White, Sec'y. IOLA LODGE, NO. 21, I. O of Old Fel lows bold their regular I mestinirs eirv 'lues- ' tlay eening. in thtir . Iiall, next door north ot he txst olliee isiting brethren m good standing, are united to attend C. M. S1MP&OX, X. G. W. C. Jones, Sec'y . Jjotcls. LELAND HOUSE. D. ALLEX, Proprietor. IOL, Ka.ss. This hnn- has been thoroughlv reiuired B and refitted and is now the most desirable plice in tlie city for travelers to stop. So jams will be spared to nuke the guests of the LeUnd fell at home. Baggage transferred to and from Depot free of charge. CITY HOTEL, RICHARD PROCTOR, Proprietor. Iola, Kansas. Single meals ii cents. Day bourd ers one dollar per day. .3 ttorncijs. NELSON F. ACERS, ATIOKXEV AT LAW, Iola, Allen county, Kansas Has the ouly full and complete set of Abstracts of Allen comity. FRANK W. BARTLFIT, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Iola, Kansas. Money to loan on long time ami at low rates on well linproi ed farms in Allen count . U M J. C. MlTlBAY. J. II. RiniAUD-, County Attorney. MURRAY & RICHARDS, ATTORNEYS AXD CODXSELORS AT L VW. Money in sums from $."00 00 to S5.0J0 00 loaned on long time ujwn Improved Farms in Allen, Anderson, Woodson, and Xeoaho coun ties. . gHjqsirinns. M. DeMOSS, 31. D., OFFICE over Jno. Francis Co.'s Drugstore Residence on Washington avenue, 2nd door south Xeoho street. A. J. FULTON, M. D. L. C. P. S. Ont. Canada, graduate Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia member of the Alumni Association Jefferson College, Physician SurgeoaandAcconcher. Ofiiceandresidenceover Beck's gram and feed store. Iola. Kas. iUtscellaneou5. L. L. LOW, GENERAL AUCTIONEER. Iola, Kansas. Cries sales in Allen and adjoining counties. H. A. NEEDHAM, COUNTY- CLERK. Conveyancing carefully done, and acknowledgements taken. Maps and plans neatlydrawn.' J. N. WHITE, T TXDERTAKEB, Madison avenue, Iola, Kan I I da ivwwi -nnins mnhtantlv on hami-and Hearse always in readiness. MetalicBurial Cases lurnisnea on snort nouce. i H. REIMERT, TAILOR. Iola, Kansas. Scott Brother's old stand. Clothing made to order in the latest nnd best Styles. Satisfaction guaranteed. Clean ing and repairing done on short notice. J. E. THORP, BARBER SnOP on Washington avenue first dsorsouthofL.L.Xortbrup'8". Fuel, Prod uce and Vegetables of all kinds taken in exchange for work. Also, a few good second-hand Razors for sale cheap; also a fine quality of IlairOil. D. F. GIVEXS, WATCHMAKER, JEWELER, AXD CLOCK Repairer, at the postoffice, Iola, Kansas. Clocks, Watches and Jewelry, promptly and neatly repaired and warranted. A fine assort ment of Clocks, Jewelry, Gold pens and other fancy articles, which will be sold cheap. , .jgEMTgoteiir F SCIENCE WITH KUL1GI0S. Modern Sttpticim nut on if- mm ground: The whole world is alive to the Contest aud if the JSiSIe triumphs It must triumph gloriously and forever. vWittea In a terse, Iear and forcible style Printed, llUulraled and Bound in Ihtjlnat nutter Eecom.ncoded by leading thinkers aud wpters and SeUi at Sight. Steady work and Good Pay lor Agents, Teachers, Students, Ministers, Young, Men or-Vfomen; Por circulars,, terms, Ac,, address, 40 Ct -J. C- eCUEBT'A CO., PakUtat n. . Cincinnati, O.; Chicago, III.; or St. Louis, Mo. THE IOLA REGISTER VOLUME IX. THE" CRADLE-TOMB' MINSTER. ' AT WEST- BY SC.SAX COOUDGZ. A little rudely sculptured bed, With shadowy folds of marble lace, And quilt of marble, primly spread, And folded round a bab) Is face. Smoothly the mimic coverlet, With royal blazonries bedigbt, Hangs, as by tender fingers set, And straightened for the last good-night. Ami traced upon the pillowing stone A dent is seen, as if, to bless That quiet sleep, some grieving one Had leaned, and left a soft impress. It seems no mire than yesterday Since the sad mother, down the stair, And down the long isle, stole away. And left her darling sleeping there. But dust upon the cradle lies. And those who prized the baby so, And decked her coach.with hea y sighs Were turned to dust long cars ago. Above the peaceful pillowed head Three centuries brood; and strangers I cep, And wonder at the carven bed : But not unwept the baby's sleep; ' For wistful mother-eyes are ulurrcd With sudden mists, as lingerers stay, And the old dusts are roti'ed and stirred By the warm tear-drops of to-day. Soft, furtive hands caress the stone. And hearts, o'erleaping place and ae Melt into memories, and own A thrill of common parentage. Men die, bnt sorrow never diesl The crowding years divide in vain, And the wide world is knit w ith ties Of common brotherhood in pain. Of common share in gnef and lo", And heritage in the immortal bloom Of love, which, flowering round its cross, Made beautiful a baby's tomb. Scribnerfor October. A TRUE STORY OP TUB WAR 0' 1812. It was about nine o'clock in the morn ing when the ship appeared. At once there was the greatest excitement in the village. It was a -British war-ship. What would she do ? Would she tack about the bay to pick up strange coast ers or prizes, or would she land soldiers tor burn the town ? In either case there would be trouble enough. Those were sad days, those old times in 1312. The sight of a British war ship in Boston Bay was not pleasant. We were poor then and had no monitors to go and sink the enemy, or drive him off. ,Our navy was small, and, though it af terward had the victory, and sent the troublesome shins away never to return, at the time they often came near enough, and the good people of the little village of Scituate Harbor were in great disv tress over the strajige ship that had ap peared at the mouth of the harbor. It was a fishing place in those days, and the harbor was full of smacks and boats of all kinds. The soldiers could easily enter the harbor and burn up ev erything, and no one could prevent them. They were poorly armed and had noth ing but fowling pieces aud shot guns, while the soldiers had muskets and can non. The tide wasdown during the morning so that there was no danger for a few hours, and all the people went out on the cliffs and beaches to watch the ship and see what would happen next. On the end of the low, sandy spit that makes one side of the harbor, stood the little white tower known as Scituate Light. In the house behind the light house lived the keeper's family, consist ing of himself, wife, and several boy? and girls. At the time the ship appeared the, keeper was away, and thero was no one at home save Mrs. Bates, the oldest daughter Rebecca, about fourteen years old, two of the little bays, and a young girl named Sarah Winsor, who was vis iting Rebecca. Rebecca had discovered the ship while she was up in the light-house tower pol ishing the reflector. She at once de scended the steep stairs and sent the boys off to the village to give the alarm. For an hour or two the ship tacked and stood off to sea. and then tacked again, and made for the shore. Men, women and children watched her with anxious interest The tide turned and began to flow into the harbor. The boats aground .and on the fiats floated, and those in deep water were swimming around their moorings. Now the soldiers will probably land, if the people meant to save anything, it was time to be stir ring. Boats'were hastily put out from the wharf, and such clothing, nets and other valuables as could be handled were brought ashore, loaded into bay carts and carried away. It wa3 no use to resist. The soldiers, of course were armed, and if the people made a stand among the houses, that would not prevent the enemy from de stroying the shipping. As the tide spread over the sandy flats it filled the harbor, so that instead of a smali channel it became a wide and beautiful bay. The day was fine, and there was a gentle breeze rippling the water and'making it sparkle in the sun. What a splendid, day for fishing and sail ing! Not much time to think of either while that war-ship crossed and recrossed before the harbor mouth. About two o'clock the tide reached high jater mark, and to the dismay of the people, the ship let go her anchor, swung her yards round, and lay quiet about half a railQ from the first cliff. They were going to land to barn the town. With their spy glasses the people could see the boats lowered to take the soldiers ashore. Ah! then there was confusion and up roar. Every" horse in the village was put in some kind of team, and the wom en and children were hurried off to the woods behind the town. The men would stay 'and offer as brave a resistance as possible. Their guns were light and poor, but they could use the old fish Ihouso as a fort, and perhaps make a brave fight of it. If worse came to worst, they could at least retreat and take to th5 shelter of the wood. It was a splendid sight Five large boats manned by sailors and filled with soldiers in gay red coats. How their guns glitter in the sun I The oars all moved in regular order, and the officers in their fine uniforms stood up to direct the expedition. It was a courageous com pany, coming with a war-ship and cannon to fight helpless fishermen. So Rebecca Bates and Sarah Winsor thought, as they sat up in the light house tower looking down on the pro cession of boats as it weHt past the point and entered the harbor. "Oh, ff I were only a man I" cried Re becca. "What could you do? See what a lot of them; and look at their guns." "I don't care. I'd fight I'd use fath er's old gun anything. Thiuk of un cle's new boat and the sloop !" "Yes, and all the boats." "It's too bad, isn't it?" "Yes, and to think we must sit here and see it all, and not lift a finger to help." "Do you think there will bo a fight?" "I don't know. Uncle and father are in the village and will do all they can." "See how still it is in the town. There's not a man to be seen." "Oh, they are hiding t'll the soldiers get nearer. Then we'll hear the shots and the drum." "The drum! How m they? It's here. Father brought it Luine to mend it last night." "Did he? O! then letS-" "See, the first boat 1ms reached the sloop. 0! 0! They are going to burn her." "Isn't it mean !" "It's too btvl! too" "Where is the drum?" "It's in the kitchen." "Iv'e a great mind to go down and beat it." "What good would that do." "Scire 'em." "Tbey'll see its only two girls, and they would laugh and go on bjrning just the same." "No; we would hide behing the sand hills aud the bushes. Come, let's " "O, O, look! The sloop's on fire !" "Come 1 I can't stand here and see it any more. The cowardly British to burn the boats. Why don't they go up town and fight like" "Come, let us get the drum. It'll do no harm, and perhaps " "Well, let's. Ther'cs the fife, too ; we might take that with us." " "Yes, and we'll " No time for further talk. Down the steps of the tower rushed the two patri ots, bent on doing what they could for the country. They burst into the kitch en like a whirlwind, with rosy checks and flying hair. Mrs. Bates ajt sorrow fully gazing out of the window at the scene of destruction going on in the har bor, and praying for her country, aud that the dreadful war might soon be over. She could not help it. Sons and husband were shouldering their guns in town, and there was nothing for her to do but to watch and wait aud pray. Not so tha two girls. They meant to do something, and in the fever of the excitement they got the drum and took the cracked file from the bureau drawer. Mrs. Bates intent on the scene outside, did not heed them and they slipped out by the door unnoticed. They must be careful or the soldiers would see them. They went around back of the house to the north, and to ward the outside beach, and then turned and plowed through the deep sand just above the high water mark. They must keep out of sight of the boats and the ship also. Luckily she was anchored south of the light; and as the beach curved to the west, they soon left her out of sight. Then they took to the water side, and, with the drum between them, jan asj'ast as they could toward the main land. Presently they reached the low heap's of sand that showed where the spit joined the fields and woods. Panting and excited they tightened the drum and tried the fife softly. "You take the fife, Sarah, and I'll drum. We'must march along the shore toward the light." "Won't they see us?" "No ; we'll walk next to the water on the outside beach." "Oh, yes; and they'll think it's sol diers going down to the point to kill 'em off." "Just so. Come, begin! One, two, three I" Drum! drum! ! drum! ! ! Squeak ! squeak 1 1 squeak! ! ! "For ward march !" "Ha! ha!" The fife stopped. "Don't laugh. You'll spoil everything, andl can't pucker my lips." Drum ! drum ! ! drum 1 1 ! Squeak I squeak ! ! squeak ! ! ! The men in the town heard it, and were amazed beyond measure. ,Had the soldiers arrived from Boston? What did it mean ? Who were coming ? Loader and louder on the breeze came IOLA, ALLEIT C0UNT7, KANSAS, OCTOBER 2, 1875 the aturdv drum and the sound of the brave fife. The soldiers in the boats heard the noise, and paused ia their work of de struction. The officers ordered every body into the boats in the greatest baste. The people are rising I They are coming down to the'point with cannon to head them off!' They would be all captured and.pcrhaps hung by the dreaded Amer icans ! How the drum rolled! The fife changed its tune." It played "Yankee Doodle" the horrid tune. Hark! the men were cheering in town ; there were thousands of men iu the woods along .the shore. In grim silence marched the-two girls plodding over the sharp stones, splashing through the puddles Rebecca beating the old drdm with might and main. Sar ah blowing the fifo with shrill dctewni- nation. How the-Britishers scrambled into their boats! " One of the brave officers was nearly left behind on the burning sloop. An other fell overboard and wet his clothes in" his anxiety to escape from the Amer ican Army marching down the beach a thousand strong. How the soldiers pulled. No fancy pulling now, but des perate haste to get out of the place and escape to their ship. How the people yelled and cheered on shore. Fifty men or more jumped into boats and prepared for the chase. Kmg- ingshots began to crack over the water. Louder and louder rolled the terrible drum. Sharp and clear rang out the cruel fife. Nearly exhausted, half dead with fa tigue, the girls toiled on tearful, laugh iug, ready to drop on the wet sand, and still beating and blowing with fiery cour age. The boats swept out of the harbor on the out-going tide. The fishermen came up with the burning boats. Part stop ped to put out the fires, and the rest pur sued the enemy with shot3 as they could get at them. In the midst of it all the sun went down. The redcoats did not return a shot. They expected every moment to see a thousand men ready to fire upon them at short range from the beach and they reserved their powder. Out of the harlor they went in confu sion and dismay. The ship weighed an chor and ran out her big g m, but did not fire a shot. Darkiio-j JV.I1 down on the scene as the boats reached the ship Then he sent a round!:ot toward the light. It fell short and threw a great fountain of white water into the air. The girls saw it, dropped their drum and fife, and sat down on the beach and laughed till they cried. That night the ship sailed away. The great American Army.of two had arrived and she thought it wise to retreat in time. Rebecca is still living, old and feeble in body, but brae in spirit and strong in patriotism. She told this story to the writer, and it is true. Erie Argus. A Snake Story. Olive Logan tells, in the Baltimore American, how Jim Collier the actor fooled Maggie Mitchell, who is his kins woman, while spending a few days at her Long Branch cottage. It 13 a story of wicked and elaborate deceit. Snakes were thick in the yard, and Collier ha bitually went out in his slippers. The repeated warning cry of the lady was, "Jim, lookout for snakes! Adders! the grass is full of them since the rains. Bet ter come off' the grass with those slippers on 1" Ho basely repaid this solicitous attention according to Olive, in this way: "Procuring one day at a toy shop on Broadway one ot those 'papier-mache snakes which make one shudder to look at them, he fastened it to his trouses leg with a string, whose action he could reg ulate at his waist The family are seated at the piazza. Suddenly a how 1 rent the air. It emerged from Collier. The af frighted group looked toward him, and with horror beheld a snake writhing out of his trouser leg. 'Snake, Adder!' shouted he, jumping from the hammock and careering w'ildly over the lawn. 'I'm bit! Oh, take him off! Murder I' 'Bring him something ! quick ! Whisky arni ca !' cried Maggie, wringing her hands. 'Oh ! bring the whisky don't bring any arnica,' shouted Collier, rolling on the ground and making the snake perform gymnastics in the air. Mr. Paddock (Maggie's husband) having got a big stick was about to rush to the rescue. 'Keep away!' roared the sufferer; 'it shall bite nobody but me ohlohl' Then seizing the reptile in both hands at its ends, he attacked it with his teeth in the middle, and apparenrly accomplished its destruction by madly 'chawing it in two, to the indescribable horror of the family on the piazza." Theodore Hook didn't alwways make the jokes. Here is one that he beard : He was in a coach with two inside pas sengers, a pretty, delicate young lady and a plain faced maid. While the mistress was at dinner, Hook remarked to the maid in a tone of great sympathy, "your young lady seems very unwell." "Yes, sir; she suffers sadly." "Consump tion, I should fear?" "No, sir, I am sorry to say that it is the heart" "Dear me! Aneurism?" "Ob, no, sir! It is only a Lientenant in the navy." Gov. Allen's Account of Sam Cary's. Con version to Democrat. Gen. Cary has notalwaysbeenassound on the Jcflersonian gooso as you and I. Formerly he was a very Saul of Tarsus, persecuting the Democratic saints even tostrange cities. The story of "his mi raculous conversion, as related by him self, is one of infinite humor. -Failing to be nominated for Lieutenant Governor by the Republican State Convention ; failing to be appreciated by a Republi can Constitutional Convention, he v.-.is gloomily traversing on the great thor oughfares of Cincinnati, contemplating a more ferocious assault on some Democ ratic Damascus, thereby to secure the future confidence of the Republican high priests, and. promotion to leadership in their sanhcdrim,,when a great light siid- dcnlyQluuvjLalouthi-afrom.the Enquirer oiuce, ana a voice witlnn was heard say ing, "Samuel, Samuel, why persccutest thou the Democracy? Better be a king among dogs than a dog among kings. Follow me, and I will make theo a ruler of men, if thou wilt but turn and rend thy former co-workers." "Thereujon," said the General, "the scales fell from my eyes; aud remembering that the Father of lies, a great part of whom I am, deemed it better to reign in hell than serve in heaven, I saw Democracy in a light ncer beforo beheld, and the dirt, which for a quarter of a century I had cast upon it, I am now returning to the Republicans with interest." Thus you see the General has been converted from a persecuting Saul, and though born out of due season, has become the great apos tle of Democracy, is Boanerges, I may say is very blind Bartimeus. Devoured by a Cuttle-Fish. A Plymouth (Eng.) correspondent writes: A most lemarkable occurrence connected with the wreck of the steam ship Schiller has just come to light It is remarkable not only for the manner in which it became known, but also be cause it leads to the strange di'coverv concerning the existence of carnivorous monsters inhabiting the bottom of the ea. .Naturalists mu3t read tins account upon its publication in the Mercury with interest, inasmuch as it will explain why so few bodies of human beingsdiowncdin foundered ships ever came to the surface. While portions of wrecked essels arc often found floating even in mid ocean. not one in a thousand of persons lost is ever di-coveied ; yet natural causes, such as the development of gases by internal decomposition, should bring the corpses to tic surface in a floating condition. It the world is to beliee what two of the divers who went down to the bottom last week to examine tlio wreck of the Schiller on the Retteirier Ledges, tell ot what they saw, and which evperience a third young man, who was with them, confirmed with his life, the explanation is now made that there are monsters of ihe deep who live on human fleh. The s;o-y is a brief one. Mr. Fiai.z Hauler, who-e body was buried a few days ago at Penzance, near Land's End, was a na tive of Luxemburg. His mother and two sisters were on the Schiller, intend ing a visit to their old home while be remained in Iowa. Upon the news of the wreck of the vessel he became so deeply affected that he fell into a raging fever. When he became com ales cent he made inquiries whether the bod ies of his relations had been found. He obtained no satisfactory information in the States, and at last resol- ed to make a personal eilort on the spot. Ho came across the ocean, and at once went to Penzance, where at "last he gained the certainty that neither of the three coip ses had been reco-eied. Thereupon he employed two experienced divers, pur- chasetl a complete diving armor, and submitted to a course of training under the instructions of the two men he bad employed. As soon as able to move about under the water and accustomed to the heavy suit he determined to de scend into the sea w heie the Schillerhad gone down and search for his mother and sisters. Several descents were without success; though the remains of the vessel were seen, yet nobody could be observed. But one day as the three men were si lently moving about among sharp-point ed crags and reefs, and being a consider able distance away from the wreck itself, Franz nauser was startled by the sight of what appeared, as the head of a female form. It seemed to hang from the top of a reef some ten feet high. He directed the attention of the others by pointing towards it Slowly tho three stepped forward in the direction of tho reef. Nearing the pot a pitiful and heart rending scene presented itself. What was supposed to be a female head was such in reality, yet little of the body to which it belonged could be seen. The corpse was firmly held in the clutches of a gigantic cuttlefish, which with its en ormous arms and extended suckers, clung to it and to the sides of the rock like a wild beast feasting on its prey. The sight, say the two surviving divers was shocking, yet awe-inspiring. They described the cuttlefish as having a cir cular central body that could not be less than four feel in diameter, of a greenish black hue, with alternate bright and dark spots and a slimy surface. It was rounded like a dome, and it seemed as if! a portion of the- human body had been absorbed " into it by the .tremendous NO. 40. power of suction this monster is believed to possess. Its arms the diveis counted eight were apparently of immense strength, being over twelve feet long, and judged to be not less than a foot in diameter where they joined the body. Some of these arms clung to the unfortu nate victim, others held fast- to the pro tuberances of tho'rock, and several were swinging through tho water like the trunk of an elephant, but twice its size. Such was the view tho three divers had as they approached this reef, and Franz Hauser made a sudden spring for ward towards it ; but ho was held back. His associates knew that by going any nearer they would expose themselves to attack from tho monster, for which they were unprepared. They gave the signal to the boat, and all three were im- mcdiatelv hoisted ud. Having the cov ering removed from his head, Franz Hoiiser declared that he had recognized in the female face one of his sisters, and he was determined to descend again to rescue her body from the submarine roon- ter. Hi3 wish was not gratified however, he being too nervous and his strength too much exhausted, and it was agreed to make an attempt next day or the day after. But, on the next morning, young Hauser- was delerious, and he lingered on in a paroxismal condition for some days, till death closed his eyes. The two sur vivors of this expedition under the sea have made sworn statements of the truth of these facts, and it is believed that some'presentation has been sent to the British authorities of the Admiralky for a complete and thorough scientific search of the entire wcinity of the Ret errier Ledges to ascertain whether these tremendous creatures do feed on human victims of shipwreck. The Rained City of Cacata. A Boston paper gives the following account of a visit to the city of Cucuta, in the Republic of Columbia, a tew days after the terrible earthquake : The day after this terrible scene peo ple flocked in on all sides, armed with implements for digging and mules to carry the plunderaway. Merchants who attempted to find and recover their safes had to proceed revolver in hand. The pillage of the ruins went on for five days, during which time those bandits sent away some fifty mule-loada of the goods of the unfortunates that lay buried un der the ruins'of what had been the fine city of Cucuta in the Republic of Co lumbia. The streets and lanes among the ruins were covered with all kinds of goods and mercahndise. In one place boxes of wine had been opened, the con tents drunk, and the bottles scattered around; in other places, chandeliers, silk trimmmings, furs, and furniture. In an other were to be seen tins of sardines, salmon, oysters- eta, all in confusion, and all more or less covered with mud. In the midst of all this there were some of the people of this unfortunate city sotting off Chinese crackers, drinking wine, surrounded by dead bodies, and shouting out, "Now the rich are poor, and the poor rich." All this was ac companied by the clamors of the living, the groans of the wounded, and the cries of those buried alive, who begged to be he ped ouL fioai under the ruins of their f.,i -n houses. Some pious old woman would come iuo view with her lip full of stolen articles murmuring, "What a to rible'misfortune," and then hastening hone to count the beads of her rosary and take an inventory of the valuables in her pi)-ss?ion. The whole scene smelt of tho infernal regions, and seemed a foreta'teof the d ly of judgment And so passed several days. Those who could left, and those who could not, did the best they could under the circumstances. The very aid sent to the unfortunates the robbers managed to share, and little of it fell to the lot of the really deserving. The Chief of the National force stationed thcrc,atnndoned his post Tho Colum bian Guard, as it was called, mutinied ; and after robbing what it could dissolved and deserted. Even the Alcalde took to fli 'lit and left the robbers masters of the live3 and goods of their unfortunate fellow citizeus. In fins Cucta is only a name for a horrible heap of ruins, with its dead inhabitants pulrifying under them. The conflict of Science with the Chris tian Kcligion as at present wagea is a vital question of the day. Tho new work on that subject by one so able as Prof. Marsh, advertised in another col umi, will add new interest and give new light upon a subject in which every one is interested. The work is published by J. C. McCurdy & Co., Cincinnati, Chi cago and St Louis, and agents wanted to sell it He said he thought he could do it ; the train always slowed up at the crossing, and to jump oft there would save him half an hoar's walk. So he jumped. His wife was accordingly around yesterday pricing tho different kinds of artificial legs. It is too frequently the case for papers of a low order of intelligence to ridicule the college graduate as a helpless and useless individual. Mr. Avery, of Yale, however, graduated only a month ago, and already lie has secured a position of trust at a salary of 13,000 a year. It is as pitcher of a professional base ball club. yew York World. ' . RATES OF ADVERTISING.' SPACS.... linen.... 2 inch.... 3inch.... 4 inch.... Col.... 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Senator Oglesby, in his speech at Cin cinnati the other evening, thus referred to the Republican party and the blessings) conferred upon the people through its influence: TJnder the auspices, under the wise magnanimous, humane policy of the Re publican party now engrafted in lasting letters in theConstitution of our country, ho who is a citizen by birth or by adop tion of either State in this Union is a citizen in all the States. 'Applause. Wherever the home of any of us may be as to locality, in Stale or Territory, is still unconfined by State or Territorial boundaries, bnt reaches over the fair plains ot tho whole republic. AH live in a national union, in government to day of all tho American people cheers, so I feel at home in Cincinnati. Re newed cheers. I have a right to bo here. I cannot feel otherwise than com fortable, becaue I am treading my own domain. Happy country ! Grand people! blessed with institutions of this character. All thanks to the Republican party fur its grand and liberal policy. Applause. Whether he be white or black, whether hp be free or bond, whether be be "to the manor born" or a stranger by birth in foreign lauds, here upon this grand plateau of liberty, by tho grace of the Republican party, we are all made free and equal. Applause. No distincion here of caste, or grade of color. No ti tles of nobility or debility. The fairest lady in this audience to-nisht and the ugliest man laughter stand alike in the enjoyment of all the civil liberty that the human being can enjoy. How grand this idea is ! How noble the thought, that to dwell in America is to bo tho equal of the highest! There are no lines of demarcation, no places of distinc tion, if a man bo moral and a great citi zen. I want no better land ; X crave no other country. Here I am willing to live and die, and only hope my children after me, an unnumbered generation, to follow us, all may be spared the privilege of this great republic Loud applause. So I am a Republican. I am nothing else. I belong to that party from convic tion; have been standing in its ranks since 1854. A Child Rescued From a Panther. Last Monday morning a man and wife, who live about nine miles east of Willis, left Lome on business, leaving their house in charge, of their eldest child, about twelve years of ace. Towards noon the girl heard the infant, aged fourteen months, which had been laid while asleep on a bed iu an adjoining room, utter a horrid screech, upon which she immedi ately ran to its relief, and imagine her feelings, upon opening the door, to see a huge panther with the babe in its mouth leaping from an open window, immedi ately over the bed. But she, likea truo heroine, sprang upon the bed and then out of the window, screaming at the height of her voice, and upon being joined by tho other children about the house, pursued the panther at her ut most speed. -They followed about forty rods, to a pair of bars which separated tho clearing from the forest, at which place the girl states that she approached within fifteen or twenty feet of the pan ther, when it relinquished its hold of the child, leaped the bars and made its way to tho woods. The infant was picked up, much strangled fiom its rapid movement in the grass and sand which had filled its eyes and mouth, but soon recovered and is now well, save a fear scratches about its body which have the appear ance of having been made by the pan ther's teeth. These marks are very plain and there are set erel blood blisters where the teeth in slipping-eame in contact The girl states that the panther dropped the child once before arriving at the fence, and it is supposed the giving away of the clothes was the cause, aa they .were much torn. We obtained the foregoing particulars from a gentleman living in Willis. Too much praise cannot be bestowed upon the brave girl who saved the child's life. ITouti'on (Tern-) Telegraph. Irish Religious Klitisties. The Catholic Review thinks that the re ligious section of the Irish census is a very remarkable document Nine-tenths of the people range themselves into five classes : 4,150,867 Roman Catholics, 667,- 793 Protestant Episcopalians, 497,698 Presbyteriaus, 43,541 Methodists. The remaining 53,423 belong to other denom inations. Among them are 1,538 Cove nanters, 2,600 Brethren and Christian Brethren, the majority of them, odd to say, women, six Exclusive Brethren, three of them women, forty non-sectarians, four Orthodox, five Christadelphi ans, five "Humanitarians, forty-four Christian Israelites, S3 Mormons, 10 Latter-Day Saints, seven of them women. A few call themselves Darbytes, Pusey ites, Walkerites, Horrisoniaus and there is one Kellyite. There are 60 Freethink ers, 49 persons of no denomination, 16 Deists, 6 Theista,l' Atheist 8 Secularists, and 1 Materialist There are a few who declare themselves Pagans, Mussulmans. An Ohio man named bis daughter Emancipation Proclamation. "He might have done worse," says a crusty old eoa mentator, "he sight nave named her Maud."