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May 19tli, 864. n37.v8.Iy rails, P SftX Tlie Tartar who Cacg;lit a Tartar. BT JOHN O. SAXK. There's trouble in Hungary now, alas! There's trouble on every Laid; For that terrible mar, The Tartar Kahn, Is rarsging over the land: He is riding forth with his ugly mec, To lob aud ravith and slay ; For deeds like thoBe, You may well suppose, Are quite in the Tartar way. And now he ccmes, that terrible chief, To a mactien grand and old, And he peers about, Within and without, And what do his eyes behold ? A thousand in fold and field, And fcheepull over the pltii, And noble sCeods Of rarest breeds And beautiful crops of grain; But finer still is the boarded wealth That his ravished eyes behold, In silver plate Of rarest weight, And jewels of pearl and gold. A nobleman owns this fine estate; And, whin the robber he sees. Tie- not very queer lie quakes with fear, And trembles a bit in the knees. He quakes in fear of his precious life, And , scarce sup pre ssicg a groan, "Good TarUr'says he' "Whatever you see, Be pleased to reckon your own." The Kahn looked io nd in a leisurely way, As one who is puttied to choo&e, When, cockin g bis ear, Be chanced to bear Tho crush of feminine thocn. The Tartar Emilcd a villainous smile, When like a lily in I loom , A lady fair, With golden hair, Came gliding into the room. The robber started with amorous eys, Va ever so winning a face ? And lorg he gated, -As one amazed To see such beauty and grace. A noment more and the lawless man Had toized his struggling prey, Without remorse, And, taking horse, He bore the lady away. "Now, Heaven be piaed," the nobleman estli, "Fi.T many a mercy to iaa 1 I bow in 9 still Unto his will, Gou pity the ''Tartar." said he. From Harry Harel's Yankee Blade. MRS. MERRILLS DEFENCE. A True Talc ofSavase Life. Fr more than two hundred years the frontier settlpinents upon this continent were scenes of perpetual alarm and out break. The inflamable nature of the savaga would not allow him to relinquish in quiet that which had been the birth right and undisputed heritage of his fath er frctn the date of their earlies' tra dition, and the result was eitner open and ceadly way, or a series of wily stratagems, which kept the inhabitants unon the alert, day and nisht. The midnight assault, burning cabins and death-shrieks of murdered women oc currences. Especially was this the case when the war between the revolted colonies and mother country bgan to assume its more decided aspect, and the ministers of the crown, regardless of all humane consid erations, exerted their utmost endeavors to win the savajres alone the irontier to a co operation in their work of subjuga w a l tiou. 1 hey were succe.lui in the un dertaking, and the hatchet was taken up by many of the tribes, who were still in wardly burning with real or fancied grievances, which they hoped to be able to redress. In conjunction with their more civilized but really less human al lies, the tories, they Ircke upon the de fenceless frontiers, scattering death and devastation wherever their savage fury couiu nnu a victim. I he massacre at Wyoming, may be considered a fair ex I .lal- a nmr.e or ineir wartare, though it was not always that their success was so uu qua lified as at that illfated settlement. Of course many traits of character were brought to light amid scenes which might otherwise have lain dormant, and many an act of personal prowess and daring excited, which could ia no way have been looked .for. Even woman, at times, forgot the weakness of her sex, and fought desperaXely iu defence of thoi who were dear to her. An instance of this kind, and a stri king one, is afforded irj the spirited and singular defence ot Mrs. Merrill of Kentucky. She is spoken of as being Amazonian both in strength and cour age, a fact which was fully substantiated by the events as they trauspired. If such was the case, it is also very evident that the heroine was a woman of fine sensibilities and a tender heart. It was at the close of a warm summer day, that John Merrill returned from the fields where he had been at work, and after eating a moderate supper, lighted his pipe and took a seat outside the door; Mrs. Merrill remained with in the cabin until the work was comple ted and the table prepared for an early breakfast on the morrow, when she took her knitting and seated herself at a lit tle distance from her husband. To her surprise he remained reserved and moo dy, tot speaking useless spoken too, and puffing away at his pipe with great en ergy. The woman's heart in Mary's breast told her that all was not right.and she set about learning- th3 cause of her husband's strange reserve. 'You have worked too, hard to-day, John,' she began. No ; I haven't done as much as I gen erally do.' 'Then you fell sick what is the matter?' 'Nothing ; I feel quite well in body; better than I have for a long time be- ore.' 'Then whet can be the reason for your silence and gloom ? I haven't seen you look so blue and downcast in a year.' To tell the truth, Mary, I believe I'm gettecg notional. I have had strange thoughts all day thoughtswhich I couldn't get out of my head, though I tried Lard enough.' What were those thoughts,' John ? You know Fin not such a bad confidant !' 'I know you are not ; so Fil tell you what I have been thinking, only you must promise that yoa wpnt let it worry you in the least. You will, wont ycu !' Did you ever know me worried very easily. John?' I can't say that I ever did, though I should be very sorry it you should feel as uneasy as I have to-day.' Pshaw ! John, you know I've twice the spunk you have !' John Merrill smiled, but it was a sort of sickly smile, for tbe conversation had brought up all the strange feelingshehad entertained during the day. He clear ed his throat once or twice, and then be gan. 'Did you never think, Mary, that we were much exposed to an attack from the Indians, here ?' I suspose they are as likely to come here as anywhere, for they have the sanction of the British to burn and mur der anywhere they please, provided it is on rebel territory, and I suppose we are rebels, ar'nt we ?' The tories and Britons call us rebels, and I am "nroud of the name from their lips !' was the rejoinder. 'And so you have been borrowing trouble about the Indians ?' the heroine m asked. 'No, Mary, not that ! The7 thought has haunted me all day, 'that we were marked., for the next victims, and so strongly has the idea taken hold upon mv fancv. that I have been unable to j drive it away.' If they come, John, they will come, but don't let us borrow trouble in ad vance. You know we have lived here So long in peace and happiness, thaftt would seem hard indeed to spoil it ail by living in constant apprehension.' That's a fact, Mary, and I will try and put away this idea, though will be hard to id my brain of what has clung to me so clorely during the day.' After this John Merrill endeavored to appear more cheerful, but it-cost him a great effort, and at an early hour they made preparations to retire. The hound was chained in his kennel, to give the alarm should anything be mov ing without, and the drors and windows securely fastened. The house was con sulted cf logs, and the door and shut ters cf oaken pltnks, hewn from the timber and well ironed in their places. 'There, if there are Indians about,' John c cmplacently uttered, 'they'll find it hard work to get in !' In fancied security they retired, and had f lept some hours, when the baying of the hound awoke them. 'Something is around the house,' ex claimed John, as he became sufficiently awake to comprehend the matter, I'll look out and see what it is. - John was a man of iron nerve and courage, but he had no thought of sav ages. He fancied it must be come man ner of wild beast, prowling about the premises; and so slipping on a part of his clothing, he withdrew the bolts and opened the door, cautiously. Fortuna tely he held it slightly ajar, standing partially behind the casement, so that one side was exposed. ...A half a tln7en Indians'.. frn.ilasripd upon the darkness, and a shower of balls pattered around. Two, only, struck the unfortunate Merrill, the remainder burying themselves in the oaken timbers. Yet those two took deadly effect, break ing his arm and thigh, upon the side ex posed. He at once sank to the floor, Ut terly helpless. And had it not been for the Amazonia qualities of his wife, bis race would have been speedily ended. The savages, as they fired, made a rush for the door, but the heroic woman was too soon for them. She pushed the door against the casement, and holding it by main force against the assaults cf the foremost enemies, tucceeded in slip ping ,-the bolts into their sockets. A howl of savage rage broke from the dis appointed warrior, and with desperate energy they commenced an onslaught upon the tough planks with their hatch ets. Disregarding this, Mrs. Merrill turned to her husband. Fly, Mary, fly!' he groaned. 'They will break in, and ycu, too, will be kill ed !' 'Where shall I fly ? How shall I get away ?' she asketL Alas, there is no W8y,' the unhappy man moaned- No,' she replied cheerfully, and if there was I'd never be such a brute as tojdesert my poor, wound t.d John. See this7 and shelifted an axe, "I can make a brave defence yet, and learn them a lesson that will last the ugly creatures John would have counselled her to at tempt escape; but he knew it would be useless, for already the hatchets, vigor ously plied, had made' their way through the door, and in one minute more they could enter at pleasure. Mary was cool and decided, for she knew that in being so her only hopes now lay She took an advantageous stand, and awaited the coming of the depredators. Piece by piece the planks were torn away, and presently the head and shoul ders of an athletic savage were thrust through. There was a momentary feel ing of horror at the brave womans heart and she closed her eyes as the axe de scended, but when she heard the heavy fall, and saw that one of her husband's murderers had met hi3 fate at her hands, all timidity passed away, and she was prepared to meet the next, who carne on, forcing his way through, scarcely behind his companion. His feet had almost touched the floor when the sharp steel came down, crush ing through hi3 brain, and he fell beside the first. The Indians were naturally asstonisbed at this affair: they had seen their comrades disappear' within, but all was silent. What could it mean? A third poked his ugly pate through the opening, and the fate which had met hi3 fellows, became his own. He remained in'the doorway, and was finally dragged forth by those without. This revealed the truth of the matttr. A dreacful yell arose.a cry of rage and dismay, and, for a moment those without paused to determine upon their further excuse. In another moment a hurried scram bling upon the roof succeeded, and very soon the blood-be-snatter-ed "heroine knew that they intended to descend the chimney. What should she do ? The force of her enemies was divided, and herself alone to combat them. She had one advantage. All was utter darkness within the cabin, while the pale starlight without r? ndered the movements of the savages discernable. Another head wa3 poked through the open door, and she applied the came quietus as before, though almost distracted by the scram bling Indians, whom she could plainly hear descending the chimney. Nine hundred and ninety-nine men of a thous and had been doomed, if placed in simi lar circumstances : but a lucky idea struck the brave woman. If she could but stifle them in some manner, she thought; and simultaneously with the thought came an idea. There was the feather-bed, the only one the cabin af forded ; and she knew that fe athers would produce the effect she wished. To think was to act. and one blow of the axe laid cpen the licking. There was a bed cf coals in the fireplace and upon these she emptd the feathers. The flame and smoke which at once arose must have been too powerful for the nostrils of the warriors, for in a mo ment they rolled down the broad fire place, out upon the floor, and lay there, at the mercy of the woman whose life they had come to seek. For the first time her heart seemed to relent, and she paused with the death dealing axe ansed, shuddering at the thought of such deliberate execution; but she heard the crackling of the door, as more of the planks were neingrorctrJ away, and she paused no longer. The heavy axe descended, ence, twice, and the work was done. There was now but one of the merci less foes left, and he had ouly beeen prevented from making his entree by the must fortunate circumstances. The last Indian whom Mrs. Merrill had strusk, remained fixed in the breach ; and the utmost exertion ef hh sole re maining companion were insufficient, to remove the dead body which blocked up the entrance so effectually, that he was necessiated tc cut away more of the planks in order to get through. In this he had succeeded, and was upon the point of entring, when the he roine once more turned that way. She was exhausted and bewildered over come .Jby the terrible scenes through which she had passed, and ignorant of the numbers who might remain hidden outside. But she was not discouraged ; and concentrating her strength, aimed a blow at the intruding head. It missed the mark, though the stroke laid open the cheek with a frightful gash which sent the warrior howling, home to his people. The fearful story which he published there of the prowess of the 'long knife squaw,' .fully exonerated him from the charge cf cowardice. All through that night the lonely wo man maintained her vigils, but no more foes presented themselves ; and in the morning she hastened away to summon id. The wounded man was ored for, such surgical assistance as the country afforded, being provided ; and the wounds, which had at first teemed mor tal, lost much of their virulence under the skilful treatment they received. Here it was that the heroine displayed to equal advantage the softer and more womanly heroism of her nature. Day and night she hung, beside the couch of her suffering husband, ministering w his every want and necessity until he became a decided triumph over the evils which had befallen him. She had the satis faction of seeing him healtety and strong again ; and in old age they often sat together and related the story as we have given it, of Mrs. Merrill's Defence. Colonel F- -,a very irritable and impatient man, had occasion on:e, while passing on horseback through a small town in the west, to patronize a Dutch blacksmith. " Are you the smith ?' he asked of a stout, black-bearded, smoking, dirty old man, who came out of the shop to look at the horse's defective shoes. "Yes, I be der smidt," replied the Meinheer, steadying his long pipe, with his left hand, while he lifted one of the horse's feet with his right. "Yoa wish to have de new shoes ?" "No, sir," said the colonel, in his quick way. "Set the shoes of his fore feet, that' all." "Set de shoes on his fore feet yah, I oend'erstand. I vill have him in von hour shoed." The Colcnel went away, and return ing at the appointed time, found the Dutch smith still at work cn his horse. He was very wroth when he saw the slate of affairs, bnt he went away again with the promise that in "von half hour I" longer the shoes would be set. After dinner, in no very mild hemor he made his eppearance again at . the shop, and asked what was to pay. "Four shillings," was the reply. "Four shillings ! it's an imposition !" exclaimed the fiery colonel; "I never paid ovr a shilling for setting a shoe in my life." "Werry rel," codded Meinheer, "Von shilling for de von shoe I set de four shces dat ish four shillings nichts?'' "Nich the old Nich!" roared the ex cited traveler. "W7ho told you to set more than two shoes ?" "By doonder!" said the smith, "you tell me yourself." "I ? it's a falsehood," answered the traveler, uit's a lie a "' "Mine Got ! You say set de shoes on de four feet." "So I did,' said the traveler, "the two fhces on the four feet." 'Got in Hjmrael ! two shoe3 on der four feet1? Vo.n hat on drte heads as mootch !" " You eternal f-fool!" exclaimed the colonel.who stuttered when excited. "I said set the fore shoes on these two feet, you b-blundering Dutchman." "Set four shoesoa two feet ! Ha,ha," laughed the smith, scornfully and angri ly. "Hundred tousand blitzen, you tarn Yaukcc t" "You w-w-wooden headed Dutchman !" 'You Yankee goose ! monkey ! von tarn jack-ass, fool !" The Colonel replied, stuttering worse than ever ; the smith struck his fist and jabbered Dutch, his knowledge of Eng lish being exhausted ; and they had it back and forth until a mutual acquaint ance came up and explained the matter. The Colcnel paid the charge, laughing at the mistake, while Meinheer smoked fiercely, cursing copiously the language that made four feet two feet, or two feet four feet, any way but the right way doonder and blitzen ! The Sonora Democrat of April the 1st remarks.- Frank Ball, agent of Hall & jjay ward's Concert Troupe, traveling in a vehicle bearing a strong resemblance to a peddler's car. Old lady rushes out from a house by the roadside. The fol lowing ecloquy ensues Old Lady Say, what you got to sell ? Agent I am travelii'g fgent, madam, for the greatest menagerie of aucient or modern times, which is shortly to be ex hibited in this section affording to the inhabitants thereof aa opportunity cf viewing the most stupendous collection of animals ever before exhibited. Old Lady Ycu don't say! Have you any elephants ? Agent We have, madam, six ele phants, but these constitute a compara tively unimportant part of the show. We have living specimens of bipeds and quadrupeds who tramped over the earth not only in the antedeluvian, but also in the pliocene and pots miocene period, embracing the megatherium with six legs and two tails ; icthyosarus. with legs and three tails ; the gyascutus, with no eyes, two noses and four tails ; tl e ples iosaru3, resembling Satan in shape, which spits fire and breathes sulphurous fumes ; tbe whangdoodle, with one eye and five tails, and many other species too dumerous for enumeration. We also have a pious lawyer. . Old Lady Wrell I declare. Agent But madam, the greatesi cu riosity by far of our exhibition is a learn ed and classically educated monkey, who was brought up by a Mahommedan priest in the mysteriou3 regions of the Great Desert of Sahara. This monkey speak with fluency all the modern lan guages, besides Latin, Greek and He brew. He can repeat the Ten Com mandments, the Emancipation Procla mation, President Lincoln's last mes sage, and also performs the most intri cate examples in the higher mathemat ics with rapidity, ease and accuracy. While beinjj exhibited in Washington he actually repeated a long speech of the President, making more sense out of it than the President could himself. This monkey corresponds Beautiful young lady suddenly pro trudes her head from the window, and calls: "Mother, -mother ! ask him why they let the monkey travel so far in ad vance of the ether animals !" A fleet c from thirty to sixty sail will depart for a three-years -cruise in the Mediterranean about the 4th of July, under Admiral Golusborough. The New Ironsides and two double-lurreted moni tors will make part of the fleet. The flag-ship will be the Colorado. She will drop anchor for several months in the harbor of Marseilles, and then -the rest of the fleet will scatter for various par.s of the sea. About ten vessel will cru ish about the British Isle and the North Sea. The object of the expedition is said to be three-fold : To test the sea going qualities of our marine ; to ac quaint our pilots with)European harbors ; and to show Europe our improvements in gunnery and naval architecture. Words cannot heal the wounds that words can make. Politicians and wheels were mada es-peci- ially to turn. Only crowns and fools are afraid of a shabby suit of clothes. If a quack would be famous, he must be sure to quack so loud as possible. A man who goes into a speculation had better look out for breakers ahead. A man may say a thing twice if ho says it bsttor tho second tine than the first; Always lend a crutch to halting hum anity ; but trip up, if you will, the stilts cf pretention. Despondrncy is the over-weight that may make you kink w " bucket btb zt cuce. . Patience and cheerfulness adorn tbe ruins cf fortunes, as ivy does those cf castles an- len-.pzes. - - . Fauh, finding does not require, and does not generally indicate a high orde cf talent. Emerscn says, "Life is a. train ci. moods like a string cf beads." As the good man saiih, so say we ; but. as the good woman saith, sJ it must be. Every man can tame a shr?w tut ha- that hath her. Ladies will sooner, parden wad of sense than want of manners. Women. are wise on. a. sudden, foola oa a. premeditation. There is one good wife in the country and every man thinks he hath her. Colt's armsare useful when you want to fight, butf you' want to run away,, colt's legs are "better. If some men had their, limbs broken they would be-"cripples for life; their bones would be too. lazy to knit. How Near we Are to Death. A writer inthe Independent thus disccurses on our nearness to death : When we walk near powerful machinery we know that cne single mis-step and thoaa mighty engiaes would tear us to ritbou3 with, their flying wcels, or grind us to powder in their ponderous jaws. So, when w& are thundering acros3 the land in tha rail-car, and there is nothing but half; an inch of iron flange to hold U3 upon tha track. So when we are at sea in a ship, and there is nothing but the "thickness cf a plank between U3 and eternity.. We imagine then that we see how close we are to the edge of the precipice. But we do not see it. Whether on the sea or oa the land, the partition which divides us from eternity is something thinner than an oak plank or half an inch of iron flange. The machinery of life and death is with in us. The tissues that hold thea beat ing powers in their place are often not thicker than a sheet of paper, and if that thin partition were pierced or rup--tured, it would be just the same with" us as if a cannon ball had struck us. Death 13 inseparably bound up with life in the very structures of our codies. Struggle as" he will to widen the space, no man can at any time go further from death, than the thickness of & sheet of paper. A very sensible man, some time ago introduced to his son, about six years of age, a little brother that had just arrived in this world, which all agree in abusing, but none like to part with, even for a better. The boy looked at his infant bro ther with some perplexity, and then rais ing his eyes to his father, inquired : "Where did you get it ?" "Bo'ight it, my son," said the father, with a laudable gravity. Again the boy looked at the baby, and after a shcrt time, sagaciously asked : "Why didn't you pick out a white on,, father The father was regubrly cornered. "Mother, w here's the man going to sleep ?" aiked a girl cf sixteen, cf her mother, who had just promised a travel ler a night's rest in their out-of-the-way-hut. "I'll have to put him in with you tnd Jack and Kate, and Sue and Bet, I snpose," was the reply; "and if crow ded, one cf you must turn in with me and dad, and Dick and the twins." : L ' The New York Times states that pri vate commercial letter lately received from Europe say that "in the best in formed political circles the belief i? gen eral that Maximilian has expressed to his father-in-law, King Leopold, and al so to his brother of Austria, the strong" est possible desire to abdicata the rick ety throne of Mexico. The intimation of this wish at the Tuileries, through these intermediary parties, 13 at thebot torn of much of the excitement in regard to Mexican affairs generally. An expedition will start from Leiv enworth for the Tlains about the iniddla of August, to collect and hjard for & while, and thus tame, aud subsequently" drive to the States for a market, not ls!s than 5 thousand nor more thn terj thous and buffalq, One hundred and 1 treaty men are wasted discharged cavilry jr.eo r-refrr'red.