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rUHU-IIKD fcVJtKY 1 1 i r HI HAT i .j ü. 11. U I NO U A 51, Proprietor.' Pflco la tht hatlooal Bank Building, v i TERMS Of SUBSCRIPTION i $3,53 tUfUYKAU.t maefcV $300 "t'!; 1 .irKo't fAin'iw ADfAM'r. Nit fanta on raprri tlIiiJ ' wltliln ibU County, SOLDIERS' LAND BOUNTY DILL. Advent Report from thai Committed , on Public Landi, In ike Uvuie , of ltr'nrrtrntiitU'tt, Mtrch ;, . ; 'in, lBcs. . (; , , ; , Mr. Jcuan, from, tho. Committee on l'ublio Lauds, mado the following report: The rröf iMition embodied in IhU till hould be eonatdt'red undr the' twojol J aspect oT it reJatIon"toMhoTdier, mid it efftetupon the settlement and improve ruaot of the pubiio domain; anil a few well known fsqw, which'prt$?rly belong to the inquiry, will.ck&rlv point the, way to just conclusion. . . ' ! At tbe close of the bijt fll yeaf thcro remained ouiiinIirg 63,1)1- military bounty land warrant,, i.ucd under vari t)ua acte of Congri, calling' fur the ag gregate titiontity of 5,Cü3,üO acres. These warrant are selling , at about one dollar per acre. Under the Agricultural Vollere ae of 18C2 scrip has been issued to nonpublic land. holding State to the mount of 6,3.10,000 acres; anil when the tute of the South halt have received their share under tho art, the whole amount of land covered by it will le 9, i;0() tiOO arte. This will be the subject vt' monopoly in tbe hands of speculator!, and the prire of the cerip will depeud, to coitMilrabl-j extent, upon the quantity vt' it io marke', and of the unlucuted nn I 1 1 Tl. . Im generally ronped from iixty to icventy' tents per acre, but has otuetiinefl poue muchiycr. . As further affecting the price of warrants and tcrip it ihould be reimsiuLereJ that over 43.ÜU0.000 acre 4f 'awamp and overflowed tanu' have been granted by Congrca to tbe States, moro than jue-L)ifot whieh s probably in the bands of monopolist, that about 200, 00,0(i0 of acres havo been crauted to aid in building rail-road, and fr other pur potCH of internal improvement, thua is ii;urutinjr further and fearful monopolies of the j ul lie doruain; and that millions vi I net ix u lands, by viituc of the mortt j ernicious treaty etipulationa, are falling into the hands of njouopolists, thus atill further apgravating tho wide epread evil lonsiuco inflicted upon the country by the ruinou polioj or land fjcculation. J'lvery day given built to fotnc new hchciue if ruonpuly by which the paramount light of the juj)le to homes ou the pub lic di'Uihin aliidjcd or denied, and its jrcnu-t;ve wealth tctiiU!ly rttarded, and io i e iii iie-i be tol.l lliat, thould this j-oik-y bu coni'tnucd, the opportunities of settlement and tilbpc under the prc-emp-lion and houie&tead laws luust constantly Jimirifh. Kcepinj thcFe facts in rerrcmbrance, the eilcct of the proposed measure upon ti e interests of the soldier must bo quite j-parent. It provi'Us timt "tboce who tn'Mjitd to serve twelve months or more, ai.d actually served niue numth, t-hall re--vive cip'h!y a ies,and thoco who engaged to berve three tuonth.4, and Ifis than fcix i:ionih., hall receive forty acres.'' Under the first clasa ciicvified there are 2,037,- 413 soldiers, which Dumber, multiplied by 150, gives the number of acres req'iir d, Damely, 3'J5,OSG,OS0. Under the sec ond class there are lG,3ol soldiers, who at eighty acres each, would reqnire 1,303,- cS0 acres. Under the third class there are 101.8S.". which, multiplied by forty, icquirea 7,075,400 acres. 'lb esc are the (ifbcial figures which have been snpplied by the War Department, after first de ducting the number of acknowledged de serters, those who paid commutation, and those who were dishonorably discharged. The .total number of soldiers to be pro vided for, as will be seen, is 2.245,059, and the apzreate quantity of land re quired 334,970,300 acres, bcin more than one-tL!rd'of our remaining public domain and at least one hclf the arable portion of the same. Now, considering the pres ent price of collegei scrlp and of military bouuty-iand warrants, and the stupendous monopoly of the public domain which is constantly going on and threatening to ewajlow it up, what would be the natural effect of throwing upon the market 2, 245,05 9 land warrants, made assignable by this bill, like tho.se already issued? Every man can answer this question for himself; but the committee believe the price of warrants -would fall as low as twenty-five cent per acre. It would, at all events, be a cruel mockery of the just claims of-tbe soldier, and the policy in question cannot therefore be insisted upon in bis interest. If land is what he wants, he can have it on tbe liberal terms of the homestead law, prescribing, however, the indispensably necessary conditions of set tlement and improvement. If a bounty in money is what he needs, and we admit the necessity, then let the morey be grant ed by Congress, and let the just claims of ill soldiers be equalized, by the payment of a fixed sum per month during tho time of service, as provided for in the bill which has repeatedly passed the House of preventatives, and as repeatedly been detested io the iSenate. ' ' But this measure will appear far more indefensible if we conhider its effects upon the settlement of the public domain. This subject was carefully considered by .the House Committee on the Public Lands of the Thirty-ninth Congress, and perhaps we cannot do letter than adopt their lan guage in responding to a petition praying tor bounties in land: "All the evils of land speculation, to an extent as alarming as it would be unprecedented, would be the iure result. Capital, always sensitive and sagacious, would grasp these warrants at the lowest rates. Land monopoly in tie iUaited-States, i under this national sanction, would havo its new birth, and enter upon a career of wide-spread mis chief and desolation. ' Speculators would seizo and appropriate nearly all the choice lands of the Government, and those near est the settled portions of the country, whilst homestead claimants and 'prc-emp-tore would bo driveu to the outskirts of civilization, meeting all the increased dan J IC mi "T VOL. 7, NO. 15. ger and cipenie of eourin homes for their families,' and nurrendnrinii the local advantages of aehoola, chundirs, mills,. wngon-ronds, and whatever cUo pertaina to tint neeiiliea and enymenti of a well nettled neighborhood, This policy would Mop'tho advancing column of eui inlgratioti front Kurope and of emigration from the States, which bus done o much to make the ruhlio domain a , aourte of prüductljro wealth, a subject.' of revenue, and a home for the? landless tbousunds who have thus at: once become useful cill tcna and an vlemcnt cf national itrcnglh'. It would, in fact, amount to a virtual over throw of the beneficent policy of the homeHead law, whieh tu, perhaps, done innre t tnoke thu 'American immo honor ed and loved among; Jho Christtatt nutiona bf tho earth than any ainglo enactment ince the formation of (tie government.'' Thexo ponsidcrationaire quite aa pertinent to-day as they were two years ago; indeed, time and events have given them a new tmphanis, and invested them with a mean ing which the representative of the peo ple havo no liberty to disregard. Cort; Mdercd in the li'yht of the facts w .Vv'e submitted, the measure uier notice can only be regarded as a f.fgbtful scheme of opoiiutiou and mi.'cliitV, and while it was doubtless prupoxc-l'in the imagined in terest of tbe toldicr, tho committee can notbelievn'that the men whose valor and self-scriflce saved the nation from .ruin jwfLaiid any auch relief from the hands of OoncTess. J'ii' ite-t)ä-,ojmittce earnestly urge thei-e considerations, 'tb.ey believe the land policy of Government ruuht to discrim inate in favor of our honoTably discharg ed soldiers and seamen, where this can t e done consistently wilh tbe Actual settle ruent of thenublio lands. S'ach discrim ination may be made by decking them absolutely free to such persons, TsVt!. trilling Ices of the land ofliccrs, the ag gregate of which forms au important part of their compensation, and cannot be re mitted without disturbing the long estab lished and satisfactory uuchinery of our land policy. Tbe comuiittee therefore beg leave to report the accompanying bill as a substitute for thst which tbey have considered, and which they ask may lie upon tho table. A BILL Atnenlatory of the act ent'ul.id "An act to se cure homestfa Is to ciual etiler on the public domain," approve.! May 20, 1861, ai.d of the atls sire - datorv thereof, ap proved March 21, I&G4, and June 21, lSGf.. Jic il enacfeJ hy (he tSm-ttc and House of JitprrscitLilice of the UuiUul Slates of America in (Jungre&s asacmblfil, That any person who may have been in actual ser vice in the military or naval service of the United States during the late civil war and who may have been honorably dis charged therefrom, be, aud such person is hereby relieved from the payment of the foe required by tbe several acts to which this is amendatory: Provided however. That this shall not be construed to relieve the psrty from tho payment of the commis- Uions allowed to the local land officers un- der the homestead acts: And provided further. That the proof of such actual t-ervice shall be produced according to such instructions as may be given by the Commissioner of the General Land Office, with a view to give full effect to this act. Grant's Habits. From the New York Sun. Gen. Grant has been aceused of intem perance. The Copperheads fight him with talk about this alleged bad habit, just a the rebels fought him - with powder and ball in tbe war; but tbe case is set right in a little speech which the lion. W. E. Dodge made on Thursday evening. Mr. Dodge said that he bad just been in Wash ington, aod had had a long interview with Geo. Grant, aod, continued be, "t left him with the conviction that neither e nor the friends of temperance have any cause for anxiety in this respect." Mr. Dodge is President of the National Tern- perance Society, and no one can be more hostile to everything approaching intem perate habits in a public man. The truth is, that the practice of Gen. Grant is total abstinence. In camp healmost alone, among all. the prominent officers of the army never tolerated liquor or wine at his table or. about his tent. Fatiguing marches and the excitement and exhaus tion of battles did not mako him break over his rule, not to touch or tasto any thing alcoholic. Again and again we have seen wine offered him at public and pri vate dinners, only to be steadily refused. W e arc assured that now, in time cf peace and in the society of Washington, he still maintains tho same custom. Iiis enemies must invent com other story. The peo ple will never belieVe that Gen. Grant is a drunkard; and if, from not personally knowing Grant, they are not sure of the facts, they will answer as President Lin coin did: "Let me know what kind of whisky Grant drinks, and I will send a barrel to every one of our Generals." Who Can Vote. Maine Every mala citizen. New Hampshiro Every male inhabi tant. Vermont Every man. Massachusetts Every male citizen. Rhode Island Every male citizen. Connecticut, Indiana, Illinois, Missou ri, Iowa, New Jersey, Ohio, California, Oregon, Nevada, West Virginia, and Col orado Every white malo citizen. New York every malo citizen, but col ored men aro required to own ?230 worth of taxable property. Pennsylvania Every white freeman. yisconsin Every male person. Kansas Every jrhite male adult. Delaware Every free white male citi zen. Maryland Evory free white male cit izen. t ...... Tennessee Every free whito man for- mcrly, but now negroes vote. - . 'In those States which were engaged in II fcUN lUN. T 11 K CONST rtl elliun, and which are governed by the ItcQonstrui'lipn laws, nerooa are allowed to vote and hold office. ,' MISS INQERSOLL'S STORY. ' ,It was just the dy for tho furerJ dark, overcast, and windy. The abort Moveiubur afternoon was darkening dwn into t'arly night, aa Harriet und I, shiver ing, drove tack from Ihe cemetery where we bad auen our fiiher laid to rest. Moth er, in her widow' dregst crouched in a corner, moaning and crying foebly moro fur tbe povuly, I thiuk, which had come upon her in her old days, than fur the husband with ' whom., she had4 lived for tbiity year. ' , ' ' We never spoke all tlio way home'. Harriet looked gloomy and sullen, and to me the world was all dreariness and des olation. Whut was t , to do? Harriet, younger than I, warfjuarfUul to a well-to-do stock-broktc had her home, her bus bund, br four children, and could alTord to tko my father's failure calmly; but I What was 'I' to Uo? At eight-aiul-twctity, without beauty, or talents, or accomplish Dients, I mut begin the world, and earn a living lor,' rnvfclf ond niv mother. It a living ror, niyj.eu ona my mother. It hurt the Iiigcrsoll priJtj cruelly but tho hard truth was there, and not to b shirk- ed. ' We Flopped before tho mansion that had long boeu homo; that after to-night we dare not euter. Harriet gathered up her crape, and awept up stairs past me, still darkly sullen. "I wish to speak to you, Caroline, bo-' fore I go home," he said. "As well now as at any other tim." "Very well, Mrs. Hammond," I' said coldly there was little lovo lost between us titter ''in ttivate, or is it for in a ni m s V cy to i'V -"Injrivate, if you please. Mamma is in trouble enough." , It was something 1 unpleasant," then! Hut I knew that already, knowing Har riet's cold and ftlfish nature to well. I led the way into the library, while mamma crept shivering and whimperi ng, feebly up stairs to bed. 'Well," I said, sitting down io the gloom and facing her, "what is it, Har riet?" "It is this, Caroline. You are a bog gar. What do you mean to do?' I don't know," drearily enough. "It is time you did," said Harriet, wilh energy. "IXiu must earn your own living. I tell you frankly, my husband don't like you, and won't oll'or you a homo with U3.M ."And lean tell you, Harriet Ham mond," I cried, tiring up, "the dislike is mutual. I would io to the workhouse before I would accept a home from James Hammond. He uced have no fears that I wiil ever trouble him." "Very well. Pray don't put yourself in a patsioii, Caroliuc. Now, what do you mean to do?" "I tell you I don't know," said Ij "I hadn't thought." "And I repeat, it is high time that you did. To-mot row you must .leave this. You have neither rroney nor friends. Where are you going?" I dropped my lace on the table and burst outcrying. Oh, the uuspeakable) desolation aud misery I felt at that mo- menu Harriet, walking up and down tho room, looked ou with stony eyes. 'Mamma must come with me, of course, and you must enter into some situation immediately. I don't see anything be fore you for the remainder of your lire, Caroline1, but hard work. You are not handsome enough to win a husband, and you can no longer call yourself young at twenty-eight. You are not clever enough, or accomplished enough for a governess; therefore, there is but one resource re maining between you and starvation that is, to go out as a seamstress." I did not lilt my head. I cried on, silent wretched tears as ever woman WCpt. 'I have been more thoughtful for you than you have for yourself," pursued Har riet. "I have found you a temporary homo. You embroider- beautifully on cambric and velvet, and Mrs Peters is in want of an embriodrcss. I have spoken for you; her terms are liberal, and you are to go there at once." I looked up now. "Mrs. Petert? Mrs. Peters who keeps the boarding boue?" "The same. She wants to ornament the parlor with fine screens, and ottomans and sofa cushions, and she thinks you can do it cheaper than she can purchase. You will go thcro in the morning when you leave here, and in the meantime you can advertise for another situation and more work. After this time you must depend upon yourself, Caroline. I have my own household to attend to, with tbe addition of mother, which, I assure you, Mr. Ham mond docs not like." "You need not assure me; I know al ready what a selfish, miserly wretch ho is," I said, bitterly. "If I do make a living, Harriet, neither you nor be shall bo burdened with the poo? old woman any longer than I can help it." "That is well," Eaid Harriet oilmly; "you have tho best right to provide for her. You are tho elder. I must be going now. You can send mamma round in an omnibus to-morrow morning, and go your self to Mrs. Peters. The sooner you bo gin tho better. Good day." I did not answer. She was gone, and I sank down in my loneliness, and poverty and misery, and cried miserable woman's tears until I could cry no longer. "I wish I was dead! t wish I never had been born!" ' Passionate and wicked the cry came from the depths of my tortured, rebellious heart, the most earnest prayer, I think, that 1 ever uttered. The long, miserable night parsed, as such miserable nights do pass somehow, and the dreaded to-morrow oamo. 1 hero was nothing for mo but to obov orders. If put mamma in aa omnibus after breakfast, . i , TION, A T II K ITU E N P MtOOK VILLI. IND., Fill DAY. APRIL 10, W8. took my last look at the old house, antT vet out on foot for Mr. PUr." - , And within tho hour l had begun my new life as aeaniftreK. u had nothing to compUin or. I had my uwu utile room ... humble enough, hauen know, but mine own where I Mt and embroidered all daylong. 1 saw liitlo of the boarder. never going to they taMo until tho had flnUhed, and Mr. IVert respected ihrinking,itnd let me do as I pleased.. I erd enough of thru) In my solitude, "... . ' . . mciiiL' un and down Uira and a boor in working lor u Jiving wns not such a Muht, ful thing after all; but Mr. Peters'' work was nearly finished, and 1 must try for another pluuo at once. Ho I .advertirod, and in a week was fortunate enough to obtuin a new situation . , ' It was a gentleman who engaged mo, a darkly handsome man, of thirty or therea bouts a Mr. Hillary who wanted a ream stri'M for his wife, then residing iu the country. - .'-It is rather a lonely place, Mins Iner soll," bu mid; "down by the ecotLore, where my wife is at present alone. Hut, if you can endure the solitude for two or threo months, I dou't think you will have reason to complain on any other toor. Can you not teach Trench and music, as well us embroider? Pray excuse the ques tion, but I -have heard tiiuivlbing of your history." I shook my head. 'I understand both in a superficial s.oij of way, but I am capable of teaching neither, beyond the mere rudiments. No, Mr. Hillary, if you want a governess, I can not fill the office?" I do want a governess," Mr. Hillary said, looking disappointed; I have adver tised for one, but us yet can find none to suit." Well, Miss Ingersoll, good day. I'll call for you to morrow."" Next day we started, journeying till nightfall. 1 wondered a little for whom he ho could want governess, for he told mc he bad no children indeed, ho had only been married a lew months. Iut ho was one of thope men you can not question, and I was content to wait, knowing a day or two would satisfy my curiosity. It was night, dark and misly, when we reached our journey's cud. I could sco but little of the place, beyond that it was a strangling sea coast town dimly lighted and pervaded by an odor of fih and sea weed. I could hear the dull thud of the wave on h hhoro as vid rfrov along a j gloomy road, and up to a white cottage, under tome irowuing chüj, with prim pop lars waving around it in the chill night blast. ' The cottage front was all illumin ated, and shone forth a brilliant welcome to u, as wc walked up under the touting trees. Mr. Hillary knocked, and was instantly answered by a trim eeivant girl. As I followed him into the lighted hall, a door to the right flew open, aud with a world less cry of joy, a young girl rushed out, and into his arms, heed!e.-s of us all. "This is Mrs. Hillary," 1 thought,, and took a good look. Slender, and small ond fragile of figure, with a profusion of glossy black curls, banging over bare white Bhoulders, and richlj dressed in maize-colored silk, trim med with black lace. I hat was all I could eee for the first moment; then' her face was lifted a dark, lovely face, lit with luminous eyes. 4I am so glad! so glad!'' the cried, kiss ing him in a sort of rapture. ' Oh, Louis, you don't know how very lonesome I have been!" 4 "Very likely my dear," said Mr. Hil lary, smilingly disengaging hiniis'elf; "and I have brought you a companion, to pre vent your being lonely in future. Miss Iugersoll, Mrs. Hillary." The pretty little brunetto held out a fairy hand, all sparkling with rich rings. "I am very glad to see you, Miss Inger soll," the said, shyly. "You are the gov erness?" "No, no, Mrs. Uillarv, only your eeam- stress." "The governess will be here next week," Mr. Hillary said, hastily; "I engaged a young lady, a Misa Tremont, just before I left town. Is tea rca.dy, Lena? because Miss Iugersoll and I have been traveling all day, and are hungry. Jane,' show Miss Ingersoll to her room at once." I went to my room, tock (-wy things, combod my hair, bathed my face, and de scended to the parlor again. Tea was waiting, and I sat down with the toaster aud mistress of the house, treated ou a fooling of equality. Before the meal was over, I found out for whom tho governess was wanting. Mrs. Hillary, very pretty, very bewitching, was yet shy to a degree, and quite unedu cated beyond tho commonest school edu cation. It was for her, then, the gover ness was coming. Mr. Hillary seemed fond of her, but a trifle ashamed, too, whenever sho made a slip in speaking, or a gauchorie in the teatabh etiquette; and the blunders were frequent, for sho was a very impulsive childis.'i little thing, and as fiighty as she was pretty. Next day sho told me her story. She was tho daughter of a small tradesman, and not yet seventeen years olJ. Mr. Hil lary, a rich merchant, had seen her "by chance, the usual way," and had fallen desperately in love with her.black eyes and pink checks from the first moment, lie had married her in tho red heat of his flamt, and brought her to this out-of-the-way ptaco to be educated and made pre sentable to his fashionablo friends. "And 1 know I can never learn half he wants me to,"pouted Mrs. Hillary; "dig nity, and self-possession, and gracefulness, and playing tho piano, and speaking French and history,- and grammar, and fifty things I never could learn, and I always hated school; aid I think it's- very hard, now that I am t .arried, to havo to begin and worry thron jl it ajl again." passage; but to all intents and purposes I 'know beforehand it all of no use. I aui was as much alono a though 1 bad tho "lully stupid aud always was, aud he ex bonne to nnaelf. , 'cl" ,lä6 ,0 i'ftW, everything l.r a year; .Two months pacd,,I wai growing to but ,l0W col ' bonicfin.ei 1 wish he had like my independence, fj to k-el that ; v7 lauied w, though J lovo him i 0 t- V-vy 0 II C E M E N T OFT 11 E LAWS." "li, my dear Mr. Hillary, for )ur husband ' sk," I said; "it natural be hould feel aa ,ho doe,, and when you f"w,"lurf "r , aonuij, jo .ill a . . ill . . wits w "",iU '"" ""k " ' 'V K(,vernes comes, you reniy muni hp- l'J I can be vi tho slightest assis - I to you have only tu couiuiaud i u,v . Liltle Mr. Hillary ahook her pretty rlnglH dcpondingly. "lourevery good, Mis I I'll i-.t . r I ' njrrrsoll, and J m Louis; but I i u""Jt ",H l".u, only a silly, ignorant little creature, and I know he'll ret tired ot me by and by, lou would havo suited him bc'ter, Miss Iugersoll you are a lady," I laughed rather scornfully. Tho mir ror op'ioMte frbowed our two face; ho ao vouthlul and pretty; I, so old' and plain. Much my education would weigh iu tho balunco with a man like Louis Hillary.' Tho governess came early tho following week a bandome, lair haired blonde, highly accomplished, , and elpgant 01 a young queeu. Mins Tremont, I thought Iroui thu tmt, rather disposed to give her self urn; ho was supremely tulf-conNcious, not to suy haughty, with a first-rate opin ion of her good look and refined manners, her singing, and playing, and conversa tion, tho was younger than I by four or five years, but abe patronized mo magnifi cently from the first; and as to Mra. Hil lary, he treated bcr ptecieely like a young child in leading strings. "Do thu, my dear," and "No, ' you musn'tmy love," was her premonitory ad dress to the mistress of the bouse before she had been two hours in it. "1 hate lerl" burst out poor Mrs. Hil lary in confidence to mo that night; "and I won't do as she does, not if I die for it! What business has she to order me about so, and correct me every moment? I'm a married woman, and I ought to bo mis tress here. I'll make Louis send her away again." 15ut Louis peremptorily rsfused to send away Miss Tremont. She 6ang and played beautifully, and Mr. Hillary's bobby was music. If she had been plain, and twenty eight, like Miss Ingersoll, the seamstress, 1 den't know bow it would have been his pretty wife's tears and entreaties might have had their t-ffect; but the azure eyes, and amber hair, and pale, proud face, and brilliant manners had had their influence. ' 'I'm surprised at you, Lena," Mr. Hil lary Faid, sharply; "I shall certainly do nothing of tlio kind. You must obey Miss Tremont, and acquire ber graceful case of manners and flow of conversation. You will never be able to sing and play as she does, but I insist upon your respect ing her and using her the best you cau." It was the first quarrel between the hus band and wife. Lena cried all the night, like a grieved, wayward child; and her husband, deeply displeased, looked chilly into her full lace and heavy eyes next morning. Was he re grettiug his marriage already? Was the hot, undisciplined love dying out of hit. fickle heart even now? Miss Tremont was more brilliant a'. breakfast than cveu the night before, aod she and Mr. Hillary had all the talk to themselves. The governess ignored the seamstress, and decidedly snubbed the wife; but upon tho handsome master of the house her brightest smiles and most dazzling sallies were brought to bear. ' That was the beginning of the end. Slowly, but surely, Mr. Hillary and his wife grew estranged; slowly but surely, the artful epulis of the fair-haired gover- ncss were overpoweriug him. She was his ccni-tant companion through the bright spring days, strolling wilh him on the seashore, sailing with him over the pla cid waters, or riding on horseback with him over the quiet country roads. But Miss Ticmont was eminently proper in it all; she was a good deal too crafty to be anything else, and always made a point for asking Mrs. Hillary to accompany them on these agreeable ex peditions. If Mrs. Hillary sulked and refused, how was fcho to blame? She must have the air, arid she must have au escoit, aud tho seamstress as a companion was not to be thought of. At home, it was just as bad. She sat at the piano for hours and played, and sang and sang with that infatuated man hanging over her until my fingers tingled to knock their heads together, or smash the piano keys. Mrs. Hillary never interfered. She grew silent and sullen, positively refused to take a lesson l'ruia Miss Tremont, and moped herself away in mute jealousy to a shadow. She even avoided my com panionship, and took to shutting herself up in ber room to cry by hcrtelf, or wan dering solitary and forlorn, down on the shore, and among the rocks. One afternoon shall I "ever forget it? MrTllillay and MNs Tremont came home from a ride, barely escaping a Horm. The wind was high, rain was beginning to full, and they hurried laughingly into the house to fiod only mo alobe. "Mr. Hillary," 1 eaid coldly, "have you seen your wife? Sho left tho house- aout aa hour ago, in tho direction of the beach, and I fer will be caught in the siorni. Perhaps you had better go in sCarch of her." Mr. Hillary scowled angrily and mas tered something under his breath, as bJ loft tho room. Mrs. Tremont stood lookiug out dream ily at the darkening sky. "The sUly child! What could tempt her out on Buch a djy?'! "What tempted you and her husband out?" I said, rising. "As i don't see him going after her, I shall go myself." "You aro very foolish, Miss' Ingersoll; yon will be drertehcd tor. Hillary has no doubt gone tho back way.".. . . . WHOLE NO. 328. I thre ' on my" ahawl and hal, and hurried, lu the teeth or tha gala, down to : ilf beach.' Hut before I touched It, I pousett; there on lha lilti clili over tho ,, itooa i.ouu iniury and his wifr, ,cfl t0 Uce, a more stormy Krne palnir , between them than that which art tho ! . meni i an ujtoar. Hi a talking rap- !w I luiy, paiMonatr ly; no waa aa white drain ith rag, 1 could not hear I Lei r words j from l ere I stood, but 1 law all, aud ; I MW l,lm uddenlv rush ut.oo her. Whether he meant it or not. f do not know; I only know a wild icrestu rang out above the stormy blt aa aha raaUd and full over the horrible tliir. , Ho stood like a man .petrified - I, toi, for an instant then 1 echoed ber cry. Ue turned, livid a a deai man, and saw me; the next Insttnt I waa where she had hectic looking over tho diisy height. She had runk already nothing waa aucu but tho churning waves. "Murdererl" I cried, "you murderer, you hall swing for thin! I saw you do id" He gripped my hand, ghastly, bot not unnerved. "It was a n 'accident; I swear it! Sho fell over herself. Are you mad, Miss Inger- soll?" "I shall be if you touch me, you wife killer! Let mo go! lUf'ore night falls I will havo you in prison!" "You will not! ho said through his clenched teeth, still holding me fast. "No, by heaven, if I have to throw you after heil 1 swear it was no fault tf mine, Mia lngersoll; the fell hcrnlf. I can prove my innocence, but I dou't want a story for the papers. What hall I give you to say nothing of fbu? Half of my fortune, if you will?" I caught my breath. Even at that mo mont the golden bait lured me. "You are poor; I will mako you rich for life, only be silent. It can do no good to speak. I repeat, it waa no fault of mine. Swear to me never to reveal what you saw, and I will give you thirty thousand pounds to-morrow. Don't an swer now; take the night to think of it." He let me go, and i walked home, my brain reeling.- Oh the golden lure! Com fort, luxury, happiness, all once more, and all to keep one little 6ccret. Don't condemn me until you are tempted as I was. When morning came, the struggle was over. "I will kep your secret, Louis Hillary," I said. "Pay me the price, and let me go." "Swear first," was his reply, "never to reveal to living mortal what you saw.' I took the oath; before night I had left tne cottage. to naa liss ireraont, a great deal too proper to stay. The miss ing lady was sought high and low; the search was fruitless; but a week after the body went ashore miles away. Then ev ery one kuew that she had been wander ing on the cliffs, and fallen overjoy acci dent, in the high wind. I went back to town, took my mother from Harriet, and hired a handsome house. Here, in the din and tumult of fashionable life, I could best forget. It puzzles Har riet, and more than Harriet, to know where my sudden wealth came from; but treat ber now as 6he treated me in my adversity have nothing to do with her. I keep my secret, and it haunts me by night a-nd day the ghoßt of that drown ed woman never leaves me but I keep it. There is a possibility of buying gold too dear, after all. When I am dead, this revelation will be found, but it will do little harm; the names are not real, and he is far away. Yes, far away from the scene of the tragedy, with the fair-haired governess for his second wife. I know that much and no more all I ask to know. If that reproachful ghost from the stormy sea haunts him as it does me, then, indeed, he has purchased his second wife dearly. THE DEAD ALIVE. A Case cf Suspended Animation--Thö Dead Restored to Life Again. From the Detroit Tribune. A week or so ago, tho wife of a very respectable mechanic, residing on Twelfth street, in this city, died after a short ill ness, and the usual arrangements were made for the funeral services. One of tbe city undertakers, at tbe request of the husband, provided a very handsome coilin for the deceased, into which the lifeless remains were placed, and they were per mitted to remain in a room. During the ensuing night, however, one of the watch er, who had heard and read of reports of cases of suspended animation, und being imbued with a curiosity iu the premises, decided to ascertain for herself wLether there was any probability of truth iu such reports. j A favorable opportunity presented it self for the fulfillment of her schemes, and having satisfied herself that she was really üoue with the corpse, she obtained a small looking-glass, aud laid it upon the face of the deceased. To her great sur prise there appeared evidences of breath ings upon the face of tho (lass, and she resolved, for fear of deception, to mako another test, wilh another glass. The operation being repeated, the same signs were manifested, and she revealed her dis coveries to the other watchers. Each in turn tried the glass, aod each had the sat isfaction of observing precisely what the first had. Of course, in the morning the whole af fair was discussed with the family of the deceased, and it then occurred that a long Virtue ago a youcg man, a member of the woman's family, had died, and previous to the burial of the corpse had actually rolled over upon one sider showed sigus of life, and the esse was declared to havo been oueof suspended animation by the best medical testimony that could bo procured. Under all these cirenmstances it was, by tho husband, deemed advisablo to defer the funeral ceremonies and accordingly notice was given that tho interment would TER MO OF AD V Eft TlülfJÖ, " ' fRASIil?. -Sa (il ,) UMrtt...... II )a ii'4i, t lortti. 1 ..MM. .' - Alt tkaattaHi, t TS AH LT. Ca tla, listM qasrUrl t TS ft 1 hf-jor'f r a t'-lv. . ...... ...... ..... Oaa-ktir of a roiutop,., .. M M Una qasrtr t a !!,,., f Ii ÜB b.t f ul-4 8 lt aff oat tat Tralatdtrtiisi U!J ia all W 'i4 for U dnu1 t'nUa a f ilra!r tla It ffl! W iH d In, JtinB.nii will h .blik4 as. II f Jrl oat rd efctd MturliBtj, IHM !' Ill I II -I""1, - not ci I lar at the tin.a j ml. oly in. hounrrd. , Tho. forf wtl led in tt fnflln anveral ly, and upon the CMi ly after the ropposcij draih, a'pn nf it wera an tiUmrron tht tha tody wll f -moved to a hd, hr It priduilly b amo warmer, and finally I f ratiou dri!y riprMtioii forti.ok it altoMUr. Tat ensuing day Ihe woman ooeur J her tyr, spk on the third, and ht i niw io fair way of Mcnvtry. 'fhrro ll knot a tnedh-al gtti!rujn are now usad io ixmiutig ihil Ct thorot'hly, bd wl B their labor art too plrtt 1 e i trt-n li ed thttir wrlttu c piut jo s tooctrotng lit BU4IT. Il Trealdant Johnson Insane? Whltky ' ' or Opium. , The Nrw Vork butt 14 atartti aeuri- ou speculation aji.otuptiii with ao singular sfafaiueuii touching Mr. John ion and tho csuio ( fbia conduct, ltats'rt out with raying, that "the etrianaUou'or Lfa-eccentricitiea may be found short if tho conviction that ha is guilty of a de liberate, willful,' wicivd. att-tnpt to eter throw tht government," w"r.ieh rXpUo'- tion '"it lurntuhcl by the theory that be I. and long ha L.-on partially-110 This is the plea nhieh, hit rsffrt, if usually put in in btl a.f of persons aceas ed of rrttue, and a ofiet with neo any other. It ia cot however to clrar Mr John-on on unre! ground that lht Ä aa has suggested insanity aa the explanation of his conduct. It itiera to what it re cards a facts going to establish tht prob ability that b ha for some time been, and is now, partially insane. Snrh p ts of the Hun' article as hr on thi point we quote: . . , ,' .' "With the ex'raordioary rfeeUele pr- rented on the occasion of Mr. Johnson'a inauguration as Vice President, the world is familiar. Oar oti citlieos, as well as the representatives of foreign Kovernmtttts who were pitsent, looked upon it with as tonishment. Hat there prevail ahnest universally, ouiaid.i nf thoce who were eye iwitncsses, a mistaken notion of the e.r cumstances of that event. Accordiog to" the most trut-worthy evidence, Mr John son wa not as he is generally supposed to have been intoiicaled when he took tbe oath of oifice aud made his inaugura- tion Fffech. Gen. Hanks aud other din tinguihed pubiio men, who were very near to him, and had tbe best possible opportunity "of seeing everything that passed, have Muted that the manner of Mr. Johnson gave no ir.aictuon whatever that he had been drinking. Tbi fact only increased the curpri.- and wonder at his most inappropriate aod incoherent re marks. TLe late Prehton King said that he had been with Mr. Johnson that day, and that Air. Johnson bid taken but a single gla&a of wine; he was sure of this; he had been so constantly in bis presence that Mr. John. ni could not have taken more without his knowing it, Mr. Kirg' said that Mr. Johnson's mind was im. paired by the great excitement to which he had been subjected; and that was tho reason that a bingle glass of wine affected him so much. ' JJut, aa we have stated, ' others who were very near him. saw no effect of. the wueupuu his manner or de. livery at ail. His speech of February 2d, 16CC, from the steps of the White iJWe, in which lie characterized Mr. Forney as a . "dead duck," seemed too low a piece of buffoonery to emanate from a sane Presi dent. Put that afforded mncli less clear evidence of insanity than his denuncia tion of Charles Sumner and Thaddcua Stevens, aa tuen who scught to coin pats . his death by assassination! This was clear ly an illusion, this was unmibtakable in sanity. About the time that tils occurred, and for some time' afterward, there wa m rumor generally prevalent in Washing- ton, that Mr. Johnaon was 1. boring ou der an insane j prt oensiou thst he would be poisoned; and that for this reason, and to guard aiiainst such drt:er, he caused all his food to be very eaietully ezamiued ' before partaking of it. The whoie countrj remcmbera his swinging aronnd the circle. If that was not an exploit of an insme msu, what was it? Would any President in his sohif senses, travel through the breadth of the land, denouncing a co-ordinate branch vt the government iu uch hart.L, vulgar and abusive language a Mr. Johnroo con stantly applied to Congress.? Nouldaoy sane President, in-tead of making a re moval of such ouicers as he had a right to remove, precede an ordinary cxcrcico" of executive authority by a journey awy out to St. Louis, to proclaim to an aston ished crowd, "1 will kiak them out ju&tat fast as I can." What has CiU.icJ Mr. Johns en's in- -sanity? lis has been 'subjected to intense and . Ion; continued excitement. Wine may have had its part; and the disreputable pardon brokerage business points to other indulgences, while those ho are ac quainted with all the higns of the uuwi seductive f nj;i:i of cx.i:eiuab and of inndncs?, fancy that they see i the peculiar roil, jnd glare, and frenzy of the eye, the expression cf opium! We sec no probability that any de fense eicept that of insanity, cau to suc cessfully made. If acquitted on' this ground, tbe President cuold be removed for inability to perform the duties of hi - ofüco. That would bo better for him, preferable on aoouut tf his family auJ friend, and plcaantcr to a mrjorily of the people, than that ho should bo ad judged guilty of high crimes and misde meanors. It wi uld be a melancholy, but not a nationnl ditrtue. Whatever may be the ic-nlt, this im peachment business will soon be over; th country will have rtpore. and will mov steadily via it carter ! gicaiars ! ijlorj. "