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THE MEMPHIS DJXT APP aAL--SUNDAY, J AN u AK x ai, 1S77.
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The St. Louis Globe-Democrat, in the following extract paint a life-like portrait of the Inde pendent: "We do not like to awarne that they have taken op their role merely from gelfiah consideration which approach very near to downright corruption; but, on the other hand, the history of independent par ties forbid our ascribing to them any un usually exalted motive, or any superior strength in resisting the temptations of cor ruption. The time ha gone by when any man, or any set of politicians can obtain credit by merely professing to be reformers, t, by advertising themselves a thankful that lhy are not politically as other men are. A great many commodities have diminished in ; price and gone down even to the specie basi, yf there is no commodity so cheap a that Pharisaic profession of superior virtue which underlies the origin of nearly evprr third cart v. and which generally offers so striking a contrast to the subsequent prac tice of the party. We know too much about these Independent to believe that, merely because they call themselves Independents, when they have nothing to lose by doing so, they will act aJ Independents when the emer goncy comes to test their professions." The Globe-Democrat, in these camments, utters the general sentiments of the people in regard to political Independents. A disappointed Radical office-seeker always rushes into the ranks of the Independents, but invariably votes with the Democrat. If an old Demo crat become a chronic hater of Democracy, he always votes with the Radicals, and would become one of them in name were it not for the fear of losing the patronage of the tax paying people, who are generally down on Radical corruptions. A politician vaunting his independence is a vaunting humbug. Hi independence is nothing but abject servility to the little coterie which uses him. They care nothing for principles, and are always looking out for a good bargain. They have no organization of their own, and dictate to both the other parties. THE AGREEMENT FOB COOTISfi THE ELECTORAL. VOTE. Every lover of his country, every patriot who desires the perpetuity of the republic, hail, with joy any proposition likely to e.ve the country from anarchy and to lead it out of the troubles that threaten its stability. We confess that we entertain objections to the re port of the joint committee of the two houses of congress, but in a crisis like the present every patriot should be willing to sacrifice something for the good of the country. We believe that the report should be adopted by both house of congress, and from public in dications we lelieve the people are ready to accept the agreement,which the committee say emphatically is not a compromise, but an enabling act to assist congress in carrying out the provisions of the constitution in regard to the mode of counting the vote for Presi dent of the United States. In preparing their report, be it said to their credit, the Republicans have made vital and important concessions. By a reference to the bill, it will be seen that the Republicans abandon that most Ltngrou8 and fatal proposition to the i i mi i i - e u senate has the power to open and count only such returns as in his judgment are valid. This important point gained by the Democrats, we cannot see how Tilden can be defeated, as the con gress of the United States and the judges of the supreme court will surely have the pa triotism and honesty to prevent the election of a President by returning boards which it will be shown are pure and unadulterated frauds, willfully and wickedly devised by un- fccrupuloua men. It is a sad commentary on our institutions 'and the party spirit which prevails in America, when the congress of the United States cannot rise above narrow par tisan views in a great emergency,and on that account is forced to drag the supreme court into a political brawl. .Lwh interest is manifested as to the patriotism and politics of the five judges to be selected. Four of the judgi are named in the bill, namely: Clifford, Strong, Miller and Field. These four were named upon the ground that they represent the various sections of the country. Two of them are known to be Jmnmt& and two are Republicans. These four judges are to select the fifth member of 1 the communion from the supreme court bench, and the name of Judge Davis ha been suggested. He would be most satisfactory to the Democrats. These five judges, together with the members of congress selected equally by each house, is to constitute the commission, with powers to decide all questions relating to the votes of State which send more than one return. It is thought the judges will be a unit in all their decisions, as they could not afford the scandal which they would bring upon the bench by deciding according to their political prejudices. But there is a possibility of the plan agreed upon by the joint committee of congress being defeated by the offended dignity of the supreme court judges. We see it stated that the judge will refuse to serve on the commission, upon the groaod that it ia a settled principle of law, both in the court of the United State and Europe, that judgea aro not to decide suppoaititioua cases, which would be the only kind that would come before the suggested arbitration commission, inasmuch a there would be no real parties involved. That ia drawing a very fine distinction, howev er, and it remains to be seen whether it is se riously maintained by any of the supreme court justices. Dignity on the part of the judge of the supreme court of the Lnited State is commendable. But dignity is out of place when the country ia in the midst of the heaving throes of a revolution. When the ship is about to be wrecked by the storm and tempest of the wild ocean, the officers of the vessel do not stand upon their dignity; and when the American republic is about to be submerged by the waves of anarchy, it is treason for any official to talk about dignity. The report of the joint committee breathes a spirit of a patriotism which we did not Lelieve existed in congren. We are satisfied that th plan agreed upon will be accepted by the people, and that under it operation the candidates fairly elected by the people will be placed in office, and that the person afOMTl CAL IXDKPEXOEXT8. 1 rejected at the ballot-box will b denied the power which they di.bon,tly claim. We l iis-urtJ that the ju !gs to be selected will quickly nd unhesitatingly proclaim that lawandorJ shall pievail over fraud and violence, acd that ilu-iits and swindlers shall not stifle the voice of tjt people tb rough the instrumentality of c.-,Tup. return'ui boarJs. The right of the peophi to choose their own ruler coruer-stone of democratic America. If there is not enough honesty in the umpire elected by the joint committee to vindicate that right, then our free institu tion are already at an end. and conabtu tiocal liberty on the American continent ha reeved it fetal blow. IrCatOOL. HTATIHTICM. We have received a pamphlet oontaming an abstract of the annual report of the United States comnustiioner of education, from which we derive much information. The total num ber of teachers reported in the public school 3 is 249,262. But, large a this number is, it is 100,000 short of the number required to teach the entire school population reported, allowing forty scholars on the average to the teacher. In the southern States more men are employed than women; in the northern and central States, more women than men ; the excess of women teachers is much the greatest in New England, especially in Mas sachusetts, where some are already begin ning to think that the interests of education have suffered by the too exclusive surrender of the work of primary instruction to one sex. In Massachusetts there are 1169 men and 8047 women teachers. In Al abama, Delaware, Kentucky, Nevada and Texas the same salaries are paid for the same work to men and women teachers. The average monthly compensation of teachers in Illinois is, male, f43 21, and female, f:53 32; in Michigan it ia, male, $51 45, female, $45 50; in Iowa, male, $36 63, female, $28 33; in Wisconsin, male, $43 50, female, $27 13; in Indiana, male, $65, female, $40. Illinois returns an increase oT19,125 in school population, of 13,901 in school enrollment, of 489 in the number of teacher's, and of 17 in the number of school-houses. But the re ceipt for schools were less by $33,037, and the expenditure by $476,473 than in 1874. Two kindergarten report 109 children. The State normal university and five other normal schools ha dll41 normal pupils, and graduated 105. In the 116 public high school there were about 3480 students, who, with 2632 in business colleges, 2785 in pri vate academies, and 3183 under secondary training elsewheie, make 12,030 academic students. Six institutions for superior in struction of women report 348 collegiate stu dent, with 200 unclassified; twenty-four col leges and universities, 1696 coll-giates; two schools of science, 413. Thirteen seminaries report 486 student of theology; four law schools, 133 legal ones; six schools of medi cine, 576; and ten special schools, 1619. MOUTH OF THE 9ftI8tIttIPPI. nnrinir the last five vpars we have rjub- lished perhaps fifty columns favoring John Cowdon a Baratana canal. We nave not oia nisd this nroiect of late, because we were waiting the result of Eads's jetty experiment for opening the mouth of the Mississippi. That enterurise rjromises success. If, how ever, it fails, then there will be a general de mand for the canal proposed, ine moment fi month of the Mississinoi river is Oten. produce will be transports 1 from the west by New Orleans to Europe at what it now cosis to ship it to New York. The flour of the west is mainly slapped to Jew i ork for sale, ana ia carried all the way by rail, a distance greater than to New Orleans, or it is boated to Chicago by the Illinois and Michigan canal, rhonm- hv luka nrooellera or sailing vessel, to Buffalo, where it is again transferred to canal-boata, which carry it to is ew lorit. cy the all-rail route it has to pass over at leant three lines of road, generally five, whose charges Lave to be paid, and reduce the profit of the farmer and miller to a minimum. But when the jetties have secured a depth ot channel sufficient for large ocean vessels, me only freight paid will be to and down the Mississippi, which will be far less expen sive and will leave a large margin for both the miller and farmer. No railroad has succeeded in giving cheaper freights than those charaed on boats, and generally the difference u more than half. If the jetti-J aie a permanent success, the Mississip r:JW will, within a few years, become tl granary of the world, and the profits of the freight wul remain in the valley as a surplus to be used in building up and adding to its wealth, and the valley btatea will De stanet art an era of improvement and growth whicl has never been surpassed in any community for with prosperity comes enterprise, intelli ovtw mltnre and iniDrovement in Bociety With a free channel to the sea, these result are nearer at hand than many will believe, and the shrewed Englishman is quicker to foresee the benefits than many who are far more dependant upon its sucess lor tneir future welfare. XISDIRECTEI BEFOBJI. Tictrenchment anfl reform are the watch words of the taxpayers of Tennessee. They have'iniected into the members of the legis lature much of their own spirit, and there seems to be a disposition to reduce expenses This is commendable, and it is in accord with that reform which Tilden will inaugurate in the national government after the fourth of March next But in the work of retrench ment it is to be hoped the legif lature will do nothing to impair the echool system of the State, which is already deficient in many re spect. Money expended in education is a saving to the taxpayer. Money expended for education without efficient superintendents is monev wad.il- The proposition to reduce the salary of the State superintendent of public schools would deprive the State of the services of Leon Trousdale, who has made an able and efficient officer. He has been in office two years, and by hi high scholarly at tainment and industry, and deserved popu larity, he has organized and placed the pub lic schools in a moat prosperou condition. Ilia services would be a serious loss to the State, an event which will occur if his salary". should be reduced, an it is hardly sufficient at preeentfor the support of his family. The commission appointed by the last leg islature of Massachusetts to consider the ex pediency of revising the judicial system of that State, recently made a report, from which we git some item that may embouy valuable hint for the guidance of our lcgij lature in the proposed reorganization of our State judiciary. The Massachusetts commis sioners say: The existing 1 ta be reformed are the excessive cent, ot the administration of the law and Its lack of prom 111 ess ami emcleucy. Tire commissioners go noC thluk that anything would be gained bj dimin ishing the salaries of the Jut yes, a la their opinion there can be no greater extravagance than a cbetis Judiciary. Neither do they to Ink that any substan tial change in the manner ot trying causes, or In the forms of pleading, can lie aU'ly undertaken. They do not think, either, that a uniform system of district courts should be established throughout the State, because, while such courts are needed In popumu (haom, there are thinly-populated dlatnctit wnere the amount of buMneeA ta luiullVclelit to )uv- tiiy i no exuenne or them. Toey recommena tne HbollUon ot all the municipal courts of Box Ion, ri ce I one. with live Jumleee and ten clerks and assist ant, which would be sulUctent for the civil and criminal buxnieas now transacted by tea lustlcee and II flee n clerks and assistant clerks. They advise also the abolition of many circuit courta. They think that the authority to try civil causes should not be given, a It now Is, to so many maturates appointed without reference to their qunUrkaUous for Judicial business, but that ceruun Justice should be designated for that pur pose; and hereafter none should be commissioned except such as are deemed quallOed for such duty. S".1? th.?If umber should be limited by law. Their JurlsdlcUon.bould be extended so a to be as Urge as that of district courts I now, and such pro vision should be made In the matter of costs in the supreme court as would effectually dJacournce the bringing of suits In that court which are within the Jurisdiction ot the inferior tribunals. Exclusive original Jurisdiction ahould be given to the superior court of many actions which are now brought in the supreme court, and the former court should also try persons accused of murder, three Justices sitting for that purpose. The eoramlssloners also recommend such change In the law relating to attachment by the trustee process a would probably prevent Its use in anaciwii "W are daily asked. Ha there been a dis covery that cure consumption and throat disease? l ea, ye: this new principle, Ir. J. H. M'Lean s cough and lung healing glo bule. The ga generated by the saliva act ing on the medicine in the globule, inhaled and coming in direct contact, cure cough, colds i c nsumption and asthma. Trial boxea by mail twenty-five cent. Dr. J. H. M'Lean, 314 Chestnut atreet, be. Lam. THE 1)1 EL THOMAS HOOD. In Brentford town, of old renown. There lived a JllsJer Bray, Who fell In love wllU Lu-y Hell, and so did Mr. Clay. To see ber ride from Hammersmith. By all it was allowed. Such fair oulsldes are seldom seen. buch angel ou a cloud. Said Mr. Bray to Mr. Cay: You chouse to rival me. And court Ulu Bell, but there your court No thoroughfare shall be. Unltwa you now give up your suit. You may repent your love; I who have shot a plirn match. Can shoot a turtle dove. So pray before you woo her more. Consider what you do; If you pop auxbt to Lurj Bell, I'll pop it Into you. Said Mr. Clay to Mr. Bray: Your threat I gulte explode; One who has been a volunteer Knows how to prime and load. And so I say to yon unless Your passion uulet keeps, I, who have shot and hit bull's-eye May chance tu-bll a sheep's. Now gold is oft for silver changed. And that for copper red : But these two went away to give Each other change for lead. But first tbey sought a friend a-plece. This pleasant thought to give When they were dead they thus should have Two seconds still to live. To measure nut the ground not long The seconds then forbore. And having taken one rash step. They took a dozen more. They next prepared each pistol pan Against the deadly strife. By putting In the prime of death Against the prime of life. Now all was ready for the foes. But when thev took their stands. Year made them tremble, so they found They both were shaking nat au3. Said Mr. C. toMr. B.: Here one of us may fall. And like St. Paul's cathedral now, -Be doomed to have a ball. I do confess I did attach Misconduct to your name. ' If I withdraw the charge, will then Your ramrod do the same ? Said Mr. B., I do agree. But think of Honor's Courts! If we go off without a shot There will be strange reports. But look! the morning now Is bright. Though cloudy it begun ; Why can't we aim above, as If We had called out the sun ? So up Into the harmless air Their bullets they did send; And may all other duels have That upshot In the end! PERSONAL. Mr. Alexander II. Stephens is very iil again, having bad a hemorrhage of tl e lungs. Miss Mary Adams, daughter of the Hon. Charles Francis Adams, is soon to marry Dr. Henry P. (juincy. Mrs. Lecina Flood, whtt4ie hrt-CTy Tltorrrr Adams, was the first woman who in this country served as an operative in a spinning mill. On d iV,that an engagement will soon be an nounced between Miss Paul, the pretty Phil adelphian, and one of the sons of the Presi dent. Mr. Edwin Adams, one western dispatch asserts, has arrived in San Francisco, looking very well; while another says that he is dying. General- Jacob Brown, victor with Scott at Lundy's Lane, who died in 123, left a widow, who is etill living, at the age of ninety-two. The earl of Rosebery has not retired from the turf. On the contrary he has just bought Brigg Boy from Sir John Astley, who is breaking up his stud. Worth, the dress-maker, has fallen into disgrace. He recently made a costume for the wife of an ice merchant, and has been cut in consequence by the leading milliner of London. That prolific writer, Mrs. Henry Wood, was sick last week and unable to grind out her usual novel. Unless ehe works over-time Bhe won't give her readers but fifty-one books this year. Mile. Gargueil, the French actress, has made an immense success at St. Petersburg as "Miss Multon." The emperor went upon the stage at the full of the curtain and con gratulated her warmly. The Burlington Hatckeye says that Miss Anna Dickinson, having a couple of new plays to write last Monday night for her ap pearance the following day, did not get to bed until nearly nine o'clock. Mr. Turner, United States minister to Li beria, says that his residence there has con firmed him in the conviction that the Amer ican negro can live in no country half so well as in the United States. A great-grandson of Tecumseh, the Shaw nee chief, is lecturing in some small Ken tucky towns. Captain Hobbs is his name, but he is better known as "Comanche Jim." Report does not mention the subject of his lecture. The Abbe Liszt's two worldly predilections are ssid to be cafe noir and small Roman cigars. He speaks many languages and copies his works himself, bis MSS. having no era sures or corrections, and his writing being fine, free, running, and fantastic. Dr. Dugas, of St. Henri, Canada, is the possessor of a walking-stick made from the timbers of La Petite Hennine, one of the ships under the command of Jacques Carter when he made his voyage up the St. Law rence river more than three hundred years ago. Mrs. Eliza Dechard, of Cincinnati, is in the lecture field with a startling subject, "Mrs. Smithkin's Coffee-Pot." The coffee-pot stands for all the kitchen utensils, and the lecture is pronounced by so good a judge as Halstead a really clever discourse on Ameri can cookery. Mr. Hpurgeou is giving a lecture upon 'Strange Scenes," with particular reference to odd incidents in which preachers, noted or otherwise, have been concerned. Somewhere in it he says that the worst scene which could be witnessed was half a congregation asleep, and the preacher snoring eloquently. The Pope, replying to an address recently presented to him by the Roman Patriciate, says, as to the question now often put, Why does he not go out of the Vatican 'i that the place where he found himself was a little Galilee, the limits of which he ought not to pass. It was not given to him to put his foot beyond the boundaries of the Vatican prop ter metum Judceorum. George Eliot's eaxninps by literary works: Scenes of Clerical Life. i-'lOliO; iila Marncr, i'l.jOO; Adam Bede, 3500; Mill on the Floss, 4000; Romola, 3000; Felix Holt, m; Spanish Gipsy, 500; Middlemarch, Su0O; Jubal, 400; Daniel Deronda, 0000; making 32,400 in all, or about f 165,000 in our cur rency. This is an average of $9000 a year for the eighteen years in which she has been writing. When the late James W. Nye was a Demo crat he was very intimate with John Van Buren, an. I when he changed his politics his relations with Governor tic-ward were ot the same character. In a political address which he delivered at Oswego, somebody uiterruptea him by saying: ""iouare Seward's bottle holder." " Well," said Nye. " they used to say I was John Van Iiurea"s bottle-holdor, but my duties are light ;r now. I don't have , 1 . 1 1. 4 '1 to oraw tue ivrt mj in ten. Young Mr. and Mrs. White, of Oakland, California, were enthusiastic christians. Thi-y tried to convert voung Mr. Carr. So Mrs. White went out driving with him. Subse quently the Whites were divorced on account of the husband's cruelty. The court said that husbands should not permit gentlemen to visit their wives and then ill-treat the wives. But it said, alto, that married ladies ought to protect themselves against flirting. jar. Larr is sun unconverted. Hewitt, it is said by a newspaper corre spondent, ha long been a sufferer from in somnia and dyspepsia. Abundantly blessed in worldly goods, extraordinarily happy in hi domestic life, his ill health has been the gall and wormwood which destroy the flavor of almost every man's cup. He is short and crusty at times, but friends who know the ; physical infirmities under which he labor 3 overiooK exniDiuona oi winper wnicn, untier sunenngs like his, are almost irrepressible. Evening Telegram: "Swet reminiscem-es of Commodore Vanderbilt are multiplying. The last relates to his inordinate fondness f gr sugar. The Tribune says that he always took twelve lumps in his cup of black tea in the morning ana six lumps in his daily gLis of gin while out driving. Almost all great men have been fond of sweets. The fin-t Napoleon was a great consumer of bonbons. A bttle more sweetening in the management of the Fourth avenue horse railroad would be a good thing." Hugo i insane on thm subject of complete amnesty to the communists: nevertheless there is pleasure in his madness. On Christ mas he gave one of his children's parties, and after the usual feasting and presents de livered an oration to the bttle ones, burlesq uing the opponent of his pet measure; then introducing a cage filled with birds, topk a vote of his audience on the question of am nestying the feathered captives. The house was unanimous, the window was opened, so was the cage-door, and away fled the birds to the frenzied joy of the children. The Doylestown Democrat, correcting the recent statement that Janifes Buchanan was, when quit young, one of a government troop of horse, whicn subjected the editor of the Reading Adlsr to personal chastMeaient for attacks upon the administration, says: "The Adler office waa visited in 1798 or 17jy, during the houe tax rebellion, when great indignities were otfered to the editor, and some damage done to the establishment; but as Mr. Buchanan was born in 1791 he wan too young to make an efficient cavalry soldier.' General R. E. Col-ton, who has spent the last six months in Paris under medical care, has rwrnly returned to Egypt greatly im proved in health. At the end of the present vear, when his contr.ict with the khedive of Egypt expires, he expect to return to this country to pay his family and friends a visit. General Colston went to Egypt during the spring of 173, and entered the army a year afterward. At the close of the late war, dur ing which he served as a Confederate colonel, he was appointed professor of geology in the military university of North Carolina. Sir Titus Salt, the British philanthropist and manufacturer, who died recentlv, was the disco verer and inventor of the stust called alpaca. A Liverpool broker showed him samples ol" shining hair which nobody else would look at as a buyer. Mr. Salt took a bale hom with him and tried an experiment, the result of which was that he returned to Liverpool and bought the whole stock, and all that Liverpool could supply. Alpaca hair yielded a dress between silk and wool, and as ladies found it had two great qualities, cheapness and durability, it was soon in de mand, and the discoverer and inventor made his fortune, and the fortune of Bradford, too, for Titus Salt had added a new trade to his native town. Dr. John S. Billings, of the surgeon-general's office, has been traveling in Europe for the purposes of visiting the newest and best hospitals, consulting the most experienced physicians and surgeons, and gathering from them such criticisms and suggestions as mifjht be useful in the administration and methods of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore. He has conducted thorough ob servations in Dublin. Glasgow, Edinburgh, Oxford. Cambridge, London, Bonn, Berlin, Dresden, Leipsic, Vienna, Milan and Paris. He was everywhere received with great con sideration and courtesy, and has returned en riched with valuable observations and with important plans, reports, diagrams, and other publications relating to the object of his mission. Luguet, the French actor, when playing at Brussels, extricated himself with amusing tact from an embarrassing position. In the course of the piece he, as a soldier, had to bring in a dispatch and present it to the king. Ills majesty had imagined that the djRpatch would be fairly transcribed, and had not therefore committed it to memory. But this was a slip of blank paper, and tie kin;,' was in despair. A happy thought struck him; handing it to the soldier, he said, " Read it, my good fellow." But Luguet did not feel equal to improvising a letter, and respectfully answered, " Pardon me, Sire; I am born of parents honest and poor; I never learned to read." And here the king lost his head and was hissed off the stage. Baron von Werther, the German repre sentative at Constantinople, is probably the most important of all, partly by reason of his personal character and stern deportment, WHICH Aiaa n uiaicau ciiixii uuvil uiicuuua, I nartlv. and mom-4aijjiaihly. because he frpresents the strongest lnJIvudnaT-wtft-aJ. 'v - i v- ia- : i i i. I acting upon the public affairs throughout the world, inasmuchas he is known to be entirely in the confidence of Prince Bismarck. He is sixty-five.or thereabouts, an upright, soldierly figure, who has a craze against newspaper correspondents. He is said to be peculiarly free from religious fanaticism. Indeed, his wife was a Countess Oriola, a lady of a noble ultramontane family, and thorugh Baron von Werther is himself presumably a Protestant, his children have been educated in the Roman Catholic faith. Olive Harper, who has been writing to newspapers from various parts of the world durinar the past few years, delivered a lecture on "The Cross and Crescent" in San Fran cisco recently. She said the Turkish women are short and fat, ignorant, extravagant, de ceitful and gossipy. They are ill-formed and not handsome,- and make unfaithful wives. Of the men. she said: "There are no-men more ignorant than the rank and file of the Turkish army. The Turks, as a rule, are courageous, and, at the same time, gentle and kind, except in war. when they rival the worst tribes of Indians by their acts of cruelty and brutality. They are not educated, speak in metaphors, and are naturally polished and refine. - Tht- -- iHtminome racp, rather short and thick in stature. They will never tell the truth when a lie will answer. They are temperate in their habits, as regards the use of liquors, but smoke and drink coffee in cessantly." Mr. Tooth, the vicar of St. James's, Hatch man, has defied his bishop aa well as Lord Penzance's court. On Christmas day an ap peal for the support of his parishioners was posted on the church door, and they were threatened with the sin of scljism if they ven tured to acquiesce in the ministrations of any clergyman appointed without the vicar's con sent. On the previous day the bishop of Rochester had sent Canon Gee to take charge of the church, as the vicar had been suspend ed, but Mr. Tooth met the canon at the door, refused to allow him to officiate, and sent him away. Bishop, vicar, court there is considerable latitude here for schism. On the following Sunday there was a riotous out break in the aisles and outside the church. The church wardens insist that Mr. Tooth is not leading them by the nose, and that it is folly to ignore the ritualistic laity who are giving him moral and financial support. But does the vicar's assumption of spiritual au thority over his flock fall short of infallibility? Those who give heed to the bishop and the court the vicar threatens to excemmunicate as schismatics. . New York Evening rost-j TO A TEAR-CUP FOUXD IS AS AS CI EXT TOMB. ACUCSTA CAKNBD. The hands that laid thee by their sacred dead Have changed and changed In teons of old time, Have lived In moss, and daisies tipped with red. O'er burled ruins of cu eastern clime. Where the kids gambol round a shattered wall, And aimless columns climb the wondrous blue. Is heard the shepherd's pipe and drowsy call The long still hours ot summer daylight through. And lost Is now the story of that race Whose heroes' bones nourish blades of grass. Whose raonarchs sleep beneath the feeding place Of tlocks that o'er their thrones and scepters pass. ForwUh unbridled malice Time did spuTi Anu trample down proud cities of the plain. Not sparing e'en one wrought and pictured um Whereon-we read a legend or a name. But thou. O little cup of slender mould, Hast strayed from out a tomb toseek the day: The very tears, perchance, that thou didst hold,' Turned to strange rainbow hues that o'er thee play. For Nature, thrifty e'n of grief and woe. Hath husbanded the drops from ancient eyes. And wrought her miracle and magic show Out of the proofs of long-forgotten sighs. And cunningly she doth the symbol save, And ply her ehemlc force In realms of death. And cunningly within the mouldering grave Transforms old griefs to vital joy and breath. And thou, O little vase of mystic dyes, H;ist wandered far to seek an alien hand; Far from thine eastern calm and classic skies. Into a new and strangely garish laud. And musing on this sigh of burled woes, And wondering who was he or she that wept, I place wltulu thee now a half blown rose, Fresh as the lips of Eos when she slept. For nature's wrecks and man's make pasture fair For gentle herds that roam the verdant piatn; And not one sign of Joy, or beauty rare. But blossoms out of death and ancient pain. The Emperor or Brazil In a Trying Po sition. The empferor of Brazil, who is at present traveling in Egypt, met with a disagreeable adventure the other day in Cairo, according to the Europe IHploamtique. His majesty, it appears, is very fond of donkey riding, and one morning, having decended into the street in a jacket and small cap, with a light switch under hi arm, niuunted one of these intel lectual little animals and trotted off on an ex pedition through a labyrinth of back streets better known to the donkey than to its rider. On returning from his ride, not wishing to alight from the donkey in front of the hotel, he pulled it up a few hundred yards from the buildinEr. and. not havinaranv "small change" in his pocket, gave the donkey driver a guin ea instead of a plaster. The donkey-driver, however, had never before seen a coin of this nature, and, looking first at the guinea and then at the emperor, came to the conclusion that the guinea was merely a worthless counter, and that an attempt was being made to "chisel" him. The row he made w;is terrific. Hushing after the em peror, who had walked off at a rapid pace toward the hotel where his suite were anx iouslv awaiting him, the donkey-driver as sailed his imriial majesty with all the most horrible oaths in the Arab vocabulary. The emperor, who does not understand a single word of Arabic, but saw that the man waa laboring ur.der a misapprehension, endeav ored in vain to explain to him that the coin was gold and not copper. In the meantime other donkey-drivers hurried to the spot, and, taking the part of their mate, followed the emperor with a storm of imprecations. Thus surrounded by a mob of donkeys and their drivers, the hapless Dom Pedro at List reached his hotel, where the whole affair was explained, and the donkey-drivers, discover ing the true state of the case, miraculously disappeared in the twinkling of an eye. Pall Mall Gazttte. London, January 19: A dispatch from Hong Kong reports that the German minister at I'ekin is mediating in relation to the un settled claim between Spain and China. In the meanwhile the Spanish minister has re turned to Pekin. Denver, Col., January 19: Dr. M. Mayer Marix, a well-known physician of this city, died suddenly this afternoon. The Evening Times state that it is the probable result of suicide, the deceased having been indicted for abortion. New York World. THE OLD PBOBLEH. I work In a shirt factory. And earn three dollars a week; My employer's a christian. Rubicund, round and sleek. Be wears respectable (classes On his benevolent Dose. And trots In his meek drab gaiters. Into Urlnder and Co. 'a. Helnjrsthe unwilling gospel Into his dally affairs. Says irrace both before and after. And the longest kind ot prayers. Be subscribes to a score of missions. And enjoys the chairman's sleep At the annual meeting ot the bociety for Lost Sheep. I ply the weary treadle From dawn to twilight era?. Cramped, and stilled, and hungry, r or fifty cents a day. The days to come are no brighter Than the days that were. And my two square Inches of mirror Say to me I am fcUr. And I must go dressed like a woman Out of my scanty pay; Mr. urtnder, you know how I manage On my fifty cents a day. Thus I am going hellward, Past as a woman can go, And straight from the highly moral Employment of Urlnder & Co. Possibly God looks out Over the dark, sad city; Does He look on me with eyes Of anger or Infinite pity? Inexorable before me Lies the 11 fe of the merciless street ; LIguor, kicks and curses. Darkness, and cold, bud sleet. So perhaps my first Instalment Of the eternal Bleep Will be had in that cosy refuge Erected for Lost Sheep. But, O charitable Grinder, How much less It would cost. Instead of bunting for Lost Sheep, To save sheep from being lost. Review of tieoa-raphlcal Progress At the annual meeting of the New York treotrraolncal society, held in Chickenng hall. New "iork, on Tuesday last, Judge Daly, the president, read a carefully compiled and very accurate review of geographical progress and research for 18 b Judge Daly began his address by referring to the increased interest manifested during the nast vear in the enlargement ot EreocraDh ical knowledge, which had been shown not only oy ine investigations ana expiorauons wnicn naa taken piace, anu me discoveries which had been made, but by the establish ment of ceocTaohical societies in Denmark, Spain and Portugal, by a large increase of members m the leading societies ot r ranee and Italy, and in the inauguration by the King of Belgium of an international organ ization, composed ot prominent geographers, African explorers, and the heads ot the lead ing geographical societies of the world, to carry on the work of exploring and civilizing the interior of Africa upon a systematic plan a movement ot great interest, and which, in all probability, will lead to very important results. Sir William ihompson, at last oep tember's meeting of the British association at Glasgow, considered the subject ot a high m , c , 1 , 1 . , i temal temperature of the earth, and declared that the greatest depth that has beenreacneq in flrWPPViitiOfis of unileiyimina te-iimerature was scarcelv one kilometer (which is less than a mile); that whatever might be the age of the earth, we might be sure that it was solid in the interior, and that anv ireolotrical hypothesis must be rejected which assumes that the solid earth is a shell resting on a liquid mass. In considering the questions of the accuracy ot tne earth as a timekeeper, and the permanency of its axis of rotation. he had also declared that since the first known observation of an eclipse of the moon at Babvlon. March 19. 721 B. C the earth had lost a portion of its velocity, and was now, as a timekeeper, going slower, and that if a perfect clock were set to agree with the movement of the earth at the beginning of a centurv. it would, if this retardation is uni form, be twenty-two seconds behind at the end of the century. Judge Daly next briefly referred to the results of the observations made during the voyage of the Challonger, which had been sent to investigate the physi cal and biological condition of the great ocean basin. Sir Wyville Thompson, who had given the general results of the expedi tion, had stated that the whole bottom of the sea was gradually receiving accumulations, giving rise --tu- lbrmattons "Which niiA-lje re garded as the rocks ot the tuture; the aeons of the land was found to be carried out into the sea some hundreds of miles, and clays were beincr formed, mixed up with the debris of animals. Within a certain distance of the land the deposits, to a great extent, were formed of this material. Over a great part of the North Atlantic there was being de posited the globigerina ooze, composed, prin cipally, of a small chambered shell, ex tremely minute, Tind these shells were found in. enormous quantities. This deposit was almost entirely of carbonate of lime, and the only rock it could form would be limestone. There fore, over a large part of the North Atlantic, and over many other parts of the world, this limestone was being laid down. All over the bottom of the sea there is a large quantity of pumice, showing that there are volcanoes either below the water or otherwise thatTtre constantly throwing out rjeaterial from the crust of the earth; and this pumice, which is the froth of lava, is frequently so light as to float on the water, and wherever the explorers were they saw pumice moved about by the current over the surface of the sea. The tem perature of the sea at thirteen thousand feet is very low. It is usually but a little above the freezing point at the bottom of the Pa cific and the Atlantic, and portions of the Southern Bea. In considering the progress of the surveys, explorations, and other govern mental work in the United States of a geo graphical character, the speaker stated that they were limited this year, owing to the smullness of the amounts allowed bycongpress to certain departments. The survey ot the lakes by the United States engineer corps had, he said, been carried on by Generate. B. Comstock. The excellent tri angulation along Lakes Ontario, Erie and Michigan had been continued, the topography of the Niag ara river has been completed, and many points determined for the State survey of Michigan. One of the most interesting re sults of the survey is a new determination of the elevation oi me great taxes, iney find Lake Ontario to be 247.25 feet, and Lake Erie 573.58 feet above mean tide at New York, which corresponds almost exactly with t he results reached by Mr. J as T. Gardner, three years ago, by a different method. The rreoerraDhical explorations and surveys, under Lieutenant Wheeler, .went of the one hundredth meridian, have also been continued, and about twenty-five thousand square miles traversed by the different parties in Nevada, New Mexico and California. The corps of the United States signal service, con tinued the speaker, have also been making rapid advances during the year toward a complete knowledge of the conditions and causes of the American climate. They have nearly completed the most extensive collec tion of altitudes of places in North America which has ever been gathered, including sev eral thousand profiles, representing almost every railroad and canal. From this and other data they are making a relief model of North America on a large scale. A telegraph line has been built by them from Central Texas across the Llano Estacado, that dread ed waterless desert, and one across the high and arid plateaus and ranges of Southern New Mexico and Arizona to San Diego, on the Pacific. This gives an unbroken line from Savannah along the southern border of the United States,stretehing from ocean to ocean. Thirty meteorological stations are placed along the line, the highest being sixty-eight hundred feet above the sea. Another line of stations follows the Rio Grande river from its mouth to the elevated plateau of Colorado. The Mexican telegraph lines now extend from the mouth of the Rio Grande river to San Luis, thence to Tampico, and thence through Vera Cruz along the coast nearly to the extremity of Yucatan. The signal service are preparing to place stations down even to Yucatan. The golf of Mexico has been nearly encircled with a telegraph line, along which meteoro logical stations will be placed at such short intervals mat no nurncane or storm can move from the gulf without notice of its es cape and the direction of its flight being given at once to the whole country. Ar rangements have been made for a chain of stations to the extreme eastern end of the West Indies, all connected by telegraph with the Washington office. If congress is wise enough to give sufficient appropriation to carry out these excellent plans, it will be im possible for any hurricane to enter the United States from the south unheralded, for hourly bulletins of its progress can be posted in every seaport. Who can estimate the lives and treasure that such an arrangement may save ? The speaker next reviewed the work of the international commission appointed for the survey of the exact boundary line be tween the United States and British Ameri ca from the Lake of the Woods to the Rocky mountains, of which Captain J. Anderson had, during the year, given an in teresting account to the Royal geographical society, and then passed to a consideration of the result of the arctic expedition of the Alert and the Discovery. He declared the expedition to have been a success from a geo graphical and scientific point of view. To reach the pole, he said, was not the main ob ject in an arctic expedition,, that beintr a mere geographical feat, to which, necessarily, great eetat would be attached; but the real object of such an expedition was to explore the arctic region in every direction, as far as possible, to obtain scientific information in a quarter of the globe where it was of the highest interest, not only a respect the past physical history of the earth, but to enable us to unravel phenomena and obtain a knowl edge of physical law affecting it present condition, which are of high scientific value r, to xpres it in a popular form, of the rreataat practical importance. Thia object ha been, to a considerable degree, advanced by thiai English expedition. The Alert not only attained the highest latitude eighty two degrees and twenty-four minuU ever reached by a vessel; and the sledge expdi tion, under Commander Markham, the furthest northern point attained by man eighty-three degrees, twenty minutes and twenty-six seconds, north latitude; but the expedition, in an unknown region, dis covered and traced a line of coast ex tending over nearly fifty degrees of longitude, ascertained to a con siderable extent the nature of the Polar sea bordering this newly-discovered coast, and collected a large amount of scientific infor mation in the examination of both land and sea. But the speaker said, while he enter tained the highest opinion of the capacity, skillful seamanship, and judgment displayed by Sir George Nares, in command of the ex pedition, he could not overlook certain mat ters in his report and address to the royal geographical society, charging Drs. Kane and Hayes with publishing misleading delin eations of the coast, and with altering the names of the headlands discovered by Admi ral Inglefield. He then refuted both th-se reflections and severely criticised the course pursued by Captain Nares in returning to England in one year, when his orders bad been to remain two years and to endeavor to gain the highest northern latitudes. Judge Daly next spoke at some length in relation to the geographical work accomplished during the year in Central and South America, Eu rope, Asia, India, and Africa. In Central America, he said, the several surveys institu ted by our government across the American isthmus, to ascertain the most feasible route for the construction of an inter-oceanic ship canal, have been completed, and, although all the reports have not yet been published, it is understood that the result of the survey shows that the Nicaragua route is the most practicable. It will take nineteen years, at least, to construct it, and the cost is estimated at about ten million dollars. The department of Stale, it is said, is now in correspondence with various friendly powers for the negotiation of treaties guaranteeing the neutrality ot the canal, which, in an un dertaking of such magnitude, must be done by the governments that will participate in iU construction. The Russians, he said, had been active during the year, and had sent numerous expeditions into Asia, chiefly in Si beria and northeastern Asia. Mr. Chekanot sky had explored the lowercourse of the Lena and Olenck rivers, the object of his journey being to make geographical, geological and botanical surveys; the German Arctic society had deter mined upon a plan for polar research by the establishment of scientific observa tories, with expeditionary trips and yearly communication, in Siberia; Messrs. Sidens ner and Lopatin had explored the rivers Ket and tjhuiym, m eioena, to ascertain n it is possible to join the rivers Ob and Yenissci, and found that the Ket only could be used for that purpose; Professor Nordenskjold had left in July last for the mouth ot the i ems sei. to endeavor to organize commercial com' munication bv water between the northern countries of Europe and the northern portion of Asia, and had found the Yenissei naviga ble, and susceptible of the establishment of a trade route to it through the Kara sea. In India the great survey was going on at the rate of forty thousand square miles a year, and in Palestine the ruins of Pals,, Gulara, Galama, and other ancient cities had been explored by Mr. Victor Guerin, while the American Palestine Exploring soci ety had suspended for the present the work of triangulation. In alluding to the work prosecuted in West Africa, the speaker re ferred briefly to the subject of the African pigmies. When M. DuChaillu, he said, had laid before the society the account of the pig mies he had found in western Africa, near the equator, it was received in certain parts of Europe with incredulity; but these pigmies of the western coast have since been seen by other', and the existence of races of pigmies is now established by the facts gathered by Schweinfurth, Miam and others in Africa, and by recent researches in India. Judge Daly concluded his address with an interesting description of the explorations of New Gui nea and Australia. In alluding to the appear ance and habits of the natives of the former, he said that Rev. George Brown, a mission ary, who visited the islands on the northeast coast of the country, described the natives as nude savages of the oriental nego type, living more like beasts than human beings. He found cannibalism prevailing throughout the islands, not, as among some other savages, as a religions rite,- tmt as a means of subsist ence. He has given the details of what he saw of this horrible practice, which are too revolting to repeat. He says he was assured by the natives that there was in the islands a race of human beings with tails, who were not monkeys; that the tail was bony and in flexible, so that those with this caudal ap pendage had to dig a hole in the sand before they could sit down, as they died if the tail was broken. We have thus revived, the speaker concluded, the account of the men with tails, heretofore reported to exist in Bor neo and the interior of Africa, but always upon native information, with the exception ot hearsay information alleged to have been given by a sailor cast away n the coast of Borneo, and, like all such information, of lit tle value. At the conclusion of the address a vote of thanks to the speaker was adopted, after which the meeting adjourned. For the Sunday Appeal.! A PUAVEK. MAX O'BILET. Father, around are vapory clouds. That sift Their falling dew; 0 remove, I pray, these shrouds. And lift Ipm my view The ever green uelda of heaven. Extend, I pray, thy helping hand, And guide My wandering feet To yon bright, blissful land, Where pride Nor black deceit Corrode nor stain the soul. 1 am thy child; with thy love My heart Divinely fill. And from the Elyslan courts above Impart Thy holy will, And make Thy will mine own. .i2 The way Is dark. I turn to thee For light. And wisdom pure; That from Ignorance I may be tree, And sight. And life secure I may at last attain. Moody and the Baby. Thurlow Weed, In the New York Tribune, Incidents which severely try the patience of pastors and congregations occasionally occur in all christian churches. They are among the infelicities of public worship. A clergyman, interrupted in the manner refer red to, may be pardoned for mentally show ing an annoyance which he does not feel at liberty to express. On one occasion only have I seen a clergyman avail himself of an inter ruption of this nature to point out a moral. This occurred last winter at the hippodrome. It was an evening service. The house was densely (and when was it otherwise?) filled. Five or six thousand faces and twice as many ears were looking and listening to Mr. Moody. An impassioned and eloquent portion of his sermon was interrupted by the loud crying of an infant. Mr. Moody paused, and, turning to those sitting near him entered into conver sation with them. The mother soon succeeded in quieting the child, when Mr. Moody, with a cheerful expression of countenance, resumed; but not more than five minutes elapsed before a louder wail was heard. Mr. Moody again paused , and again entered into conversation until the mother a second time succeeded in quieting her child. In the course of a few minutes, however, the baby's voice was heard for a third time, the mother and father simultaneously rising, with the evident in tention to depart. That seemed an almost hopeless undertaking, for they were seated in the center of the immense audience. The parents succeeded, however, in reaching the middle aisle. Mr. Moody, meanwhile, stood encouraging them with a benignant smile. Their nearest way out was by a side door. There was almost breathless silence as they passed down the middle aisle. When near the preacher, he exclaimed: "God bless that mother. I wish there were many more christian mothers possessing the courage to bring their infants to church when they cau not leave theih safely at home." The effect was electrical. A sense of relief waa felt throughout the house. That mother's heart was not the only one that thanked Mr. Moody for a seasonable manifestation of sense and sympathy, which did equal credit to his head and heart. The Ifesslan andlbis Bride. Raleigh News. The other moniinir a uuui sent to the office of register of deeds to get a marriage license. The deputy register was surprised to hear, in response to his questions, that the man was white and the woman colored, and of course the license was refused. In the afternoon we were in the register's office, and the man who had wanted the license entered. He had come to inquire why it wad refused him, and, though he had it fully explained that the iii- termarnaire ot races was illegal, ne leit, evi dently not at all satisfied: There was present in the office a gentleman to whose mind tue circumstances called an incident of by-gone times. He remembers to have heard of a Hessian who came into Halifax county, in this State, just at the end of the Revolutionary war, and became much infatuated with a negress living ui the neighborhood. There was a legal prohibition, as now, of the iuter marrige of the races, bnt a clause of the law provided that if a wliite man desiring to marry a negro woman, or rice cersa, wouia appear before a magistrate and make o;tlh that he or sne naa negro wooa in nis or ner veins, the marriage might oe soiemnizeu. The Heseian was aware of tin's law, and so, in order to doilge its intent, as well a to sliield himself from indictment tor perjury, he drew about a pint of blood from the arm of the negress, drank it, and then went forthwith ana miai in ncvessurr tmui uciurw w uiagia- trat. Th marriag wa thrupoa solem nized j and the descendants of th couple are 8 till living in Halifax. For tb Sunday Appeal. J CHCEBll'L FACE. MX. MART D. SKrSDLER. There was a man I chanced to inaet Full often on my lonely way. Through the bright windows of whose soul There ever shone a cheering ray. How gratefully I passed him by. Who did sik'h cheerfulness Impart, Whose pleasant eye-brains always fell Like heaven's sunshine ou my heart. Between us two no word had passed I did not even knnw his uame; And yet he whs no stranger he Who with tlutt kind smile always cam. But there was one who called friend ; Hlni too I met. but ah I to find He wore a countenance so cold It chlll'd me like a northern wind. There was no warming, cheering ray From his ul darting Into mine. And mournfully I turn'd away To meet that stranger's glance dlvtns. Oh. mortal ! on the multitudes Who chance to meet tliee on Ufe'e way Cast do dull frowns, no glances cold To chill or darken life's brief day. Bear with thee to each waiting heart A cheerful message from thine own. And let thy sympathetic smile To strangors make thy kindness known. (live thy heart room, let It expand And clasp the world In Its embrace. Then wilt thou carry evermore The blessing of a cheerful face. Jnlla Dean's Life. New York Sunday Dispatch. It is a belief in the theatrical profession, founded alike on observation and experience, that actresses seldom marry well off the stage. I know of no life more piliably wrecked by an ill-fated marriage than that ot Julia Dean. In what may be considered the early days of the profession, the Dean family were atcong the first to emigrate to the west, mak ing their headquarters in Cincinnati, then the New York of tne backwooLs As Julia Dean grew to womanhood she was. remarkable for personal beauty. LjSMrs. Farren, who played "Frochard" in The 1'tro Orphans at the re cent terrible burning of the. Brooklyn theater, was then the great uielodi.-atnatic and legiti mate lady star of the -wrest, and upon her style Julia Dean modeled her own. Miss Dean possessed the sympathy of the entire company at the National theater for being subjected to the most risedless cruelty on the pai t of her step-father, even at that remote distance of timo caled "Old Dean." She was drivpn from pillar to post, and while un- derfroino- all the fatisrue and exposure of theatrical life, was made to do the main part of the drudgery of a large boardinghoune kent. bv old Deaii. and although always in re ceipt of a fair PaLvry weekly, her ordinary wear more resembled that of "Cinderella ' than of a ber,utiful actress of about sixteen vpiirs of iiu-e nnd fast rising into popular fa vor in the queen city of the west. Miss Dr-iin havener claved a little Indian girl with much success, old Dean actually permitted her to take enough money out of her salary to buy a. pink lawn dress, and on her first appeanaice in it, at rehearsal, she looked so lovely that sne receiveu a sort oi ovauuu from the eomDanv. and a storm of congratu lations. Her prosperity dated from that lawn dress, for her step-father seemed sud denlv to realize that he had under hie direc tion and truidance a voung creature out of whom he could make money. He was a long-headed, canny old man, a bad actor, with an eve to the main chance: so he began to shower kindness ucon Julia. He relieved. her of the house-work and waiting on the boarders, scraped totrether a good sum of money, fitted her out with a splendid, ward robe, levanted her off to New York, jrot her, bv hook or bv crook, or by money, a star en gagement at the Bowerj-, and, by advertising her m a manner almost unknown until then, filled the houses, and made a long run of her eno-apeinent. For several years her popularity increase! rather than dimin ished. She became the great paying star of the period, drawing almost as well as Forrest. She made a great deal of money, and supported a large f.wnily by Mr. Dean's various wives, for he married as soon as he buried a wife. Happily for the public, old Dean lelt the stage, and he te came his Bteo-daushter's business agent, ex acting much more pecuniary return from Iher than a man without claim upon her woi lid have done. Surrounded by admirers, a ad once engaged to marry John M. Botts, Mi ss Dean managed for a long time to uoapo 0. -ing to pieces in the bark of matrimony. Ax length her patience began to give out at he.; father's treatment, for his natural severity had increased instead of softening by pros perity. At this period of her preatest dejec tion he met and fell in love with Mr. Arthur Hayne, "a southern blood." His great.? claim to distinction was that his lather had. made un able speech in congress, which was. crushingly replied to by Webster. He fol lowed Miss Dean about, and finally persuaded, her to marry, much against the wishes of old. Dean, who was naturally loth to lose the goose that laid his golden eggs. Her attrac tion ceased the moment her marriage became known. Mrs. Itayne did a bad business ev erywhere, even in cities where she had been most popular; in addition to which misfortune Mr. Dean had so managed money matters that everything be longed to him, not to her. He declared eh had forfeited her earnings, for it had been his custom to induce her to sitm yearly a contract whereby she agreed to pay him the sum of two hundred thousand dollars (all she h; id cleared in those years of starring) in case s' ae married before the year was out. Hayne, n ot supposing Dean would insist upon his pounfci of flesh, induced her to marry him within tl le year. Dean kept everything, leaving Juli ia penniless. As soon as Hayne was convince d. of this, he turned upon his unfortunate bric'te and told her that he had run through his toi tune, and had merely lowered himself by marrvintr an actress in order to get money- enough to Bet up in practice as a doctor; that; , ill . J -11 -A 1L ne nad long mainiainea mien relations wim a married woman, whom he loved and al ways should, and he loathed and hated her, . Julia, this occurred m the ciddie house, Detroit, where she was starring, and where I was in the stock. I was Bent for in a hurry, Mrs. Hayne being ill. I found her in bed, moan in tr and lamenting like a mad woman. Our families had long been intimate, and in. the agony of her crushed and broken heart, she poured out the story of her f ather's and. her husband's treatment. Hayne's mother refused to received Julia, and closed her doors -against her son in her displeasure at his mar rying an actress; but she had nothing to say against the fine society lady before men tioned, who afterward became notorious as.' one of Bigamy Bowen's wives. Mrs. Haju-e's popularity entirely gone in the east, Mr. antl Mr3. Hayne went to Calilornia, where they settled, he as a physician, and she as a stock star. After years in misery in married life, she was divorced from Hayne and was mar ried again. She came to New York and played an engagement at the Broadway in its last days, but she was such a pitiable wreck, both professionally and personally, that the judicious grieved. It is said that she was happy with her second husband, but happiness was with her a bird of passage. After the birth of her first child in the second marriage, Bhe was recovering rapidly, when suddenly she said to her attendant: "Throw up the window I want air.'' Before the woman could cross the room a gasp made her hurry to the bed Julia Dean was dead. She died eight years ago, in this city, aged about thirty-seven. Miss Apponlg's Madness. San Francisco Post. J Antonia J. Von Apponig, the young Ger man woman who mysteriously killed Joseph son, her lover, by shooting him in a bed room, and afterward tried to drown herself,, has again been found. When rescued, on. Saturday morning last, dripping and ex hausted from her attempt to drown herself ,. she seemed, though reticent concerning her-' self and her troubles, to be at least in posses--' sion ot her health and faculties, but now, ex--hausted by her attempt at suicide and her wanderings and exposure, pale, emaciated,, and half, if not wholly, crazed, she does: nothing but toss and moan upon her couch in . agony. The laudanum, strychnine and phos--pnorous taken by her, one after the other, in. the wild desire tor death, denied the boon so1 wished for, as did the knife with which she attempted to open a vein in each arm, and. the waters of the bay in which she plunged. . Whether inspired by the frenzy of insanity or notno more remarkable case of attempted ., suicide has ever been known, and the wonder.: is that the slender girl, only twenty years u old, has survived it all. About nine o'clock;- last pvenini? Mavor Bryant walked into the r-ilv Tinunn Willi tlie tnrl BO lOntT SOUtfni. for in his custody. He had been.' inf'ormed by a family in Leaven worth . street that a person cor-esponding in appear--; ance to the missing one was being taken care, of in their house. He visited her, found her to-' be the same, and as soon as she was able to bear removal took her down to the prison.. After appearing at Mrs. Pracht's house, on ; Sunday night last, she disappeared while Mr.. ) Pracht was attending to his fainting wife.. She wandered from there along Leavenworth. street until, when near Pine, she discovered, a small open door leading under the L of a. I house. luto this she crawled, the spaced between the sand and the flooring beams be- ing only four feet, and remained weak and., exhaused and half dying in this burrow on. Sunday night, throughout Monday and. Monday night, and up to Tuesday forenoon.. Between nine and ten o'clock on Sunday, night she knocked at the back door and akedl. for a drink of water. It was given to her, the lady of tlie house thinking the request :. somewhat strange. Shs made the same re- . quest on Monday afternoon between five and'.' six o'clock, bat no importance was nttached.; to it until, on Tuesday morning, a domestic- saw a pale and ghastly face looking out of' the door leading under the house. Shei' immediately informed her mistress,. and the poor wanderer was taken:; into tha hoese, bathad and put to,; bad, and medical assistance wu' summoned. At the time of taking her to thef city prison sha was so weak that two men had to carry her to th carriage, and she had also to be carried into the prison. She wa given some alight nourishment, a ilw hud eaten nothing since she had Ix-en at the house, but she wa o weak that she could retain neither. She was scarcely able to talk, but she wm able to sav in German that she did nut wish to talk. After resting she said that it wu Josephsou who had cut her on the wrists and forearms to kill her for not marrying him, and that after doing this he had shot himself. thinking that he had killed her. She added that if he had behaved like a gentleman she would liave married mm. Of her past his tory t has bi'n learned that she nnd her brother were illegitimate children of Count Yon Appunig. Her father attempted to got rid of her when she was seven years old by deserting her in the forest, but she was found and taken to liussia and educated. Her brothi-r, some years afterward, murdered one of his uncles, and was assisted in his flight by Josephson, her late vic tim. She learned his whereabout, and followed him to New York, afterward leaving him there and coming to this city in t he Granada, where she met Josephson. The latter is spoken ol as a highly respcctau.e man, unassuming in nuuiner and pleasing in conversation. Some two or three days after he came to the house in t irst street the land lady went to his room to make his bed one morning and louna him aim Antonia mure, sitting at opposite sides of the room, seeming to have had a quarrel. Josephson is laid to have a wife and child living, but he had not been living with them for some time prior to his death, and their whereabouts is not Jaiown. Dr. Stivers says that Antoma 8 m-eat weakness makes it doubtful whether she will recover. A Jtevolntlonary Incident Refived. Manv persons in this country will read with pleasure of the visit to this country last year of Hon- Ronald Leslie-Melville, brother of the Earl of I;ven and Melville, who some time ago became a partner in London of Mr. M Culioco, ex-secretary oi tne Lnueuouttcs treasury. Vhile here Mr. .Melville men tioned the fact that one of his "forbyes," a voune British otlicer, had fallen in America during the revolutionary war, anu uiui, family had never been able to learn where he was buried. There was a tradition that his remains had Xoen deposited in a certain "Trinity" chun hyard. but that vague de Kkti mvo tw-m little clue to the spot. ( ihlv the other cLav an American friend of Mr. Melville, searching our early national history with quite another object, stumbled on the story of his ancestor's death, and find ing that he fell at the battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777, pursued the inquiry and discovered his burial place, still well pre served. As the story throws an agreeable light on the, courtesi es which mitigated the terrors of those days of strife, we lay it before The vonmtr officer in question was Hon. William Ledie. and the account of his fate is taken from Curtis s hecollecUons of the Life of Washington. It was while v,o mTn:iniler-in-ehiei're-ined up his horse upon approaching the sj.ot in a plowed field, J, lairtlio e-nllant dtlonpi Haslet mortally wounded, that he espied some British soldiers supporting a wounded oflicer. Mid upon ln nmrmr hm niime and rank, was answered Captain Leslie. Dr. Benjamin Rush, who formed a part of the general's suite, ear nestly asked: "A son of the Earl of Leven'r to which the soldier replied m the affinna Hvp The doeter then addressed tlie general- in-chief: "I beg your excellency to permit this wounded officer to be placed under my care, that I may return, in however small a degree, a part ot me Kinaness receiveu ui ui hands while I was a student at Edinburg." The request was immediately granted; but, alas! poor Leslie was soon past all surgery. He died the same evening, after receiving every possible kindness and attention, and was buried the next day, at Pluckamin, Som erset county, New Jersey, with all the honors of war. His troops, as they lowered his re mains to the soldier's last rest, shed tears over the remains of a much-loved command er. A plain monument marks the spot in the Pluckamin graveyard : In memory of the Hon. Captain William Leslie, of the 17th British Regiment, son of the Karl of Leven, In Scotland. He fell January 3, 1777, aged twenty-six years, at the battle of Princeton. Ills friend, Benjamin Rush, M. D., of Phltndalclila. dub caused this stone to be erected as a mark of his esteem for his worth and respect for his noble family. Circumstantial Evidence. Mr. Jules de Gastynein the Parisian jour nal Le Xain Jaune, gives a very remarkable story of circumstantial evidence in a Spanish criminal Case, the names of the actors in which are unfortunately suppressed. Ac cording to the chronicler, a quarrel arose be tween two gentlemen at a Madrid theater, apropos of a pinch of snuff by one to the other, and causing the latter to sneeze in the donor's face. Words passed, ending in a challenge. One of them left and went to buy a pair of pistols, and then hurried to say farewell to a lady friend before making his way to the selected battle-ground. While doing so a sneak-thief penetrated tothe room, and was about to make away with the gen tleman's overcoat, which hung against the wall. At this precise moment the woman opened the door, perceived the robber, and gave the alarm; whereupon the robber, with one of the pistols in questiou, fired upon her, and 6he fell fatally wounded. The firearm, recently discharged and still smoking, was found opposite her. No one had seen the thief enter or go out, though the shot had been heard. The gunsmith whhad sold the pistols fully identified them, and said that the purchaser had asked him to load them care fully on buying them, and it was only after the greatest difficulty that the unfortunate victim of circumstnntlal evidence was ena bled, if not exactly to prove his innocence, at least to cause pufficient doubt in the minds of the jury to justify a verdict of what the Scotch would call "not proven." Ml HIIKOOJI I..OCE.CE. The following pretty poem we extract from a recently published work, entitled Violets with Eyes of Blue, by Mrs. L. Clarkson, of Baltimore, Maryland. The lines deserve a golden setting in the recollections of house old poetry: Free 'lttle toad-stools Don't you see? Jes' as tunnln' as We tan be. Where did we turn from ? We don't know; Guess from the same place Violets grow. What are we dood for? Jed' to keep Bain from de mosses When dey sleep. What else dood for? Lem me see! Fool boys, sometimes, 'Tween you an' nie. How old are we? Don't know Quite; Beckon we came In A shower last night Where are we doln to? O, my soul ! Wlf all de Bowers, In A gate big hole! The Fiend Twin's Diary. .Tannarv. Am born. Didn't want to be. "Object immediatl as loud as I can. Younger brother born seven uiiuuu;s laiex. ua)uc a fool, but may improve as he mellows with age. February. Catch a cold. Give it to younger brother. He's sicklier than I am. Very near ly settles him. March. Catch a nice rash. Tass it on to the other cove. Pretty well winds up his clock April. Thy've christened ns. I'm Augus tus and he's Alexander. Don't he look a ass of a Alexander! I'll kick him when ho sleeps. May. (Jot the nettle-rash. Hooray! So s he ! only worse. June. They don't think they'll be able to rear him. He's to have cod-liver oil. Can't help laughing. July. He's been equalling awful. i Nurse says it's his nasty temper. I know it's a pin, but I'm not going to say. August. We've got anew nurse, who talks to tall soldier, and leaves perambulator bask ing in the sun. Alexander's got a blister on his nose. They don't know what it is, and they're going to give him a powder. September. 1 ve given him the scarlatina. He seems resigned. I've nailed his feeding bottle. October. I've got a new trame now pok ing Noah's wife into his ear when the nurse ain't looking. November. We're beginning to walk. He s weaker on his pins than 1 am, so 1 can shove him over easy. December. I'm beginning to cut my first tooth. As soon sm it's through, I've made up my mind to bite Alexander. New York, January 19: William F. Smith, Joel B. Krhart, DeWitt C. Wheeler and Sid ney P. Nichols, police commissioners of this city, served to-day on the publishers of the New York Times their complaints in suits lor an alleged libelous publication on the four teenth instant, in which statements were made reflecting on tlie manner in which the work of cleaning the streets of snow had been negh-cted. Each cotninii-sioiier estimates the damage to him to be ten thousand dol lars, for whic h suit is brought. New Orleans, Jauu;try l'J: Republican Leijishtture. The house expelled Albert F.s topinal, who had joined the Lenioer;its. No b illot for senator. Dtmocrutic LegitUtiure. Ballot for senator; no choice. The house passed a bill appropriating one hundred and fifty thousand dollars for per diem and mile age and expenses of tlie general assembly. New York, January 19: Maxwell, th broker who bought gold for the forger of the sixty-four-thousand-dollar check on the Union Trust company, was arrested to-day on the charge cf complicity in the crim. For the Sunday Appeal.) POLITICAL rOK.KJtt. TK OSTRACISED POST. 'Twas some time bwk, a man called Zaak Proposed to ieiif.ral (irant he Should name a day on wlik-li to play A uulet game of "ante." With (irnnt to play. Atck on that ds Sent challenges to Hewitt A man to name to play hit game, And Abraham said, "I'll do II." One Samuel J. he called this way. They met tho other party FrriNtred fur war, thvy locked the door ent ut It strong and hearty. Prepared to meet, each took his seat. Hut e're the cards were Kliulll.-d. Ulysses t .could plainly see. His frhnds were rather "ruftied." Sajs nialne, "Hold on, or else we're gone; Though (irant's a worthy brother. We've slaked him twice. It won't be nloe. To let hliu play unolhcr." Discussion then among these men Hrew loud, and 'midst their "Jawing" Ulil (irant commence to show hU suuse Uy then and there withdrawing. And now he snys, "Let Mr. Hayes Sit there. No, no, don't 'nay' It; He'll take the band while near I'll stand, And show him bow to play it." They stuffled. and each drew his hand. Tun kings had Hayes at starting, ijaid (irnnt, "Come In, you'll surely win: I'll help you ere departing. " Now, Samu I J., what do you say? Make good? Chips In their places." Sam discards two what all should do With such a hand three art. Ulysses frets 'till Samuel "bets;" The blind, of course, they saw. sir: One stack." said Hayes; .Sam "stands the raise," And both proceed to "draw," sir. Now Ornnt dhe "pard") had marked each card No gambler e'er marked liner; Two little things he marked the kings. And one read "Svulh varvlina." To stronger make his little "fake," The Presidential tanner Had rn aiked one more Its comer bore The Inscription. "Ijuuvaaita." While Sam discards, Grant steals these cards And slips them both tikH;iys. sir. Sam sees the steal, but jet don't siiueal About their "crooked" ways, sir. They bet their all, and at the "call," Hayes says. "To win I'm able; This hand. sir. shown" anil here he throws Fiiur himjs upon the table. "Upon my soul," says Sam. "you stole Two Kings not gotten fairly; When ;nvernor Wells stej'-. out ind tells How Hayes h;ts "drawn them squarely." "Well, let It go," says Sam; "you know Tirtf oee I 'came In with' I may have four; I can't have more. That's certain, to beflu with. "I drew one card. Now 'twould be bard If that should be the 'other ' " "But, no," sins tinmt, "I know It can't;" (The lr oy they cannot smother;. Says Tilden, "Here; they're marked, It's dear; However can this be, sirs? But on this card It is not bard The Oregon .to see, sirs!" He turned It o'er, and (irant grew "sore," Iiuge dwelt In all their faces; They steal fmr kiiifs, but fortune bring The "honest man four ace; MORAL: When playing "bluff," It's not enough ' To steal before their faces; "Hold out your hand," you understand. But UON'T 1JL1VK lit TUE Al KSl Kdwln Adams Xot Iead. New York World. Edwin Adams, the actor, was definitely an nounced as dead in most of tbe New York papers several weeks ago. Undoubtedly there was some mistake about this, because Mr. Adams was in San Francisco last week. He bad just returned from Australia, where he had been partly to recover his health, and, landing late in the evening, went to one ot' the leading hotels of the city and registered his name. The clerk read the signature on the book, glanced at Mr. Adams, and smiled. Mr. Adams had grown a beard on shipboard and was liecome stout on ship fare. "Why don't you register properly?" re mark"d the clerk. "What do you mean?" a iked Mr. Adams. "Why, 1 mean, write your own name," was the reply. "I have." said the astounded guest; "I am Edwin Adams, the actor." 'That's too thin, you know," s;iid the e!rk; "I knew jioor Ned Adams," but he is dead." " 1 lead!" shouted the actor. "Yes, dead," was the reply; "died in Aus tralia, poor fellow, six weeks ao." "Oh, jou are mistaken," v. as the rejoinder, " I am Ned Adams, and I don't feel particu larly dead." "Now, look here." said the clerk, "this is enough of this. Here's the p;ipers reporting poor Ned's death, and here's tlie obituary in the Call and the .4 .'. and here's the notices I cut out of the New York papers." Mr. Adams was taken aback. Then the absurdity of the situation burst upon him, and he began to laugh. Then he nxked if Bob Withani, an old friend of his, wts at the hotel. "No, he ain't," was the surly reply; "but here comes Billy Florence, and he knows Ned Adams." Mr. Adams rushed up to the distinguished member from Cohosh and grasped him warm ly by the hand. Florence gazed in amaze ment for a minute or two, but as soon as Ad ams spoke he knew his peculiar voice, and exclaiming "Good heavens, Ned, is that you?" plied him with a thousand one ques tions. "It's only another case of Enoch Ar den," said Adam, "except that I took my wife along with me." it was the first Mr. Adams knew of his death; but Florence's identification reassured tlie hotel clerk, and the genial actor was soon insf ailed in his room, reading numerous obituary notices. That same evening Mr. Florence telegraphed to Jarret & Palmer, as follows: ."Ned Adams is here, well and alive. Ut will leave for New York P. I). O. "BARDWELL SLOT." MequeHtratlon of Keclelntlcal Estate In Italy. A very important case has just been de cided by the court of cassation at Koine, in a Buit of the kingdom against the congregation of nuns of Tor' d Specchi (otherwise th Tower of Mirrors). Hie commission appoint ed to turn into cash the property of ecclesias tical corporations maintained that the nuns in question were affected by the laws of sup pression of 1SC6 and lt?67, and proceeded to the sale of a part of their property, amount ing to about four million francs. The sisters brought the Italian equivalent of a suit of injunction, which was at first refused, but the court of appeals admitted their right, while denying the ecclesiastical character of the congregation. It interpreted the communal life that they lead in the sense of a perpetual vow of poverty, chastity and oledience,decm ing that the bull of Eugene IV did not suffice to give tham an ecclesiastical character; that it was necessary that thus character must have obtained at the foundation; that if th sisters had sometimes had recourse to the pope for the alienation of their property, it was less in order to recognize his rifht of ownership than to tatisfy their consciences. In spite of the order of the court of cassation, confirming that of the court of appeals (which has been received with lively satisfaction at the Vatican), the economic end proposed by the legislature has been attained, since, with out taking into account the considerations of moral and political order, it was principally desired to take back from mortmain and give up to agricultural industry a large body of property condemned To wasteful uselessnees. The commission had, before the decision wa rendered, sold a large part of the property. The sisters themselves will certainly dispose of the remainder, in the belief that if it is not done at present they will have to do it of compulsion before long. No moke Medicine or akt Kuro Pulvermacher Electric Belts and Bands for the cure of nervous, ex hausting and painful diseases, are Indorsed by the most eminent physicians In the world. Book, with full particulars, mailed free. 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