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T TI. 'MAPPS, anridonees to the public that he ha
"XV I taken oat liceoee, and offer hi aervteee aa
tioneer. and win attend aalea for that purpose In tbia
- wity aad Comity, If required, Cbnreee moderate. ,
Orders pveuiplly attended to. ' Postofnce address,
KMtat-' - My
nmv mi KIt kittMammiHT treated
In Jollet. Jbr.the'porpoea ol practicing Medicine,
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Void reMwctlfully tender hi professional services to
' puliile. Olflcti In llswley's Block, and residence oa
Joliof lit., a ftwdoors north of the Jollet Bank.
"Jan, J3, 188.
. H. PINKKT, Attorney at law. fflee hi Baaha
Block opposite National Dotel, Jollet, Illinois
particular attention erven to
the procuring of
. lone, Back fay, Dounty Uoney an
all war claim.
H, X. TJABW00D, will hereafter plea Ms aadl-
1 Tided attention to tba nraof ice of Wa arnieosion.
Orra-i ea J .(Wi.it at-, over Ceewlow Crockery
mt r keeiilenoe opposite tba Baptlat lliarca.
r . .14. tUUM)WlCK.
AMorney aad Coniasalor at Law
ej J Office with Kandall Fuller,
sar mom's mora,
dwaoa St, Joliet,
jiiat Law- aad 'ueer -Par, He. T Office over ox"w
book Store, Jefferson Street, Joliet, 111. .
H. tiCISN, Attorney at Law.
Btore, Jefferson 8U,
Office orer Vox1
Jollet, III.
C, GOODHTJK, Attorney and Connaelor at
Law Offlceon Jefferson St., (over Mrs.
Vs Millinery Store,) Joliet,lllluoie.
ir B. THOMAS. M. D PbTalcian aad Burgeon
. VjTv offera bia pro leas ional servioee to the eltiaena of
. eSslmt aad vicinity. Office No. 77 Jefferson St., otbt
.' IU biaoktuau'a Drug Store, appoalte the Court Houae,
JMaldaaca vb 4eCeraoa at. corner Oi Baatren venae,
Xtt) ,, .. :. Jollet, Illioola
W-W. iTBVSMB, Attorney aad Oooaaehu at
Law, and Onaaral bMid etttd Oollectlng agent
Jractioaa promptly reaaltwo .
tjjnTln Uaa-tey'snew Block, Jollet A"
Jollet, IlllooU.
r.unufvTi onrtDSPBD, Attorney end Conn
'A 1 .ne. .t ir. Jolkit. IlUDw-la. 0oe la Btone'a
(Muck. laampiM
T OWEN a BO T K R, A ttoriiey a Coaaaelora at Law
, JLJuliet, Uliaoai
OOloa oppoaiie Coart Hoae,Jefler
, aoaatreat.
' , a.w. aowca.
' f-AkK8 A ELW0OD, Attorneya, Coanariora, Joliet,
Will Cwuty, Illlnola. OfBoa, Monk tiae af the pub-
Ue tqaare, JeAnraoB St.
a. . a. riaxa.
TTILISUA 0. fBLLOWS, Attorney aad
Connaelor at
I I I Law and Solicitor and Oootwielor in Caancerr. will
veirahirlT attend the Ooarta In tbe coantiee of Will, Da.
" la(e, Keuitull, McHenry, Graudyand Iroqnoia. Office
vtor K. M. Bray's brngg Store, Jefferaoevet., Jollet,!!!.'
JAMBS FLETCQER, Attorney at Law.
Iraquait county, IlllnoU.
SA. WASUINOTON, Attorney aad Counaeloratlaw
will attend fairafaUy ( ail boaiuoaa entroated te
at care, la tai aad the neigMxriug coantiee.
. Ml4dlepoX,IranjM caanty, IUiawia,
HiN'lIf, Attorney aad Cooaacior at Law. Joliet, i
. Will County, IlKnote.
JACOn A. WIIITEM AN, Attorney and CoaaaeW at
Imm aud S .Iteitar ia Cluueary Middleport, Iroquois
eemoty, lilinais.
T hi. REKCK, German Kctectic Oacter aud Oculis
a OAtce am UluoTat West aide, wkwra lie may be
Vmu.I at all tir-ea reedy and willing to wait opon tbe
' flrk and aAirted. Ue wonM is aay taxne tltat are
tfnicted wirh TtieeaMa of ties Km, that he devotee tbe
nreaoon of each day to that breach af his profession.
T"VR. A. B. MEAD, haa 1
f Bray's Drnirg Store, on JcHereon at-, where peraons
eHiMee to eaiil. him can always and htm when not
, prufeeatonaUy absent.
T'kR.A. L.McARTHER,ltirlii sld Bargeon offer
I " hie pmleertooHl servioes to taasertrwaeoT Jonetand
vtcinitv. Office-la the Oraniboa Block, directly oworklr.
. ayoodralTsDruKstore. Reaidance Ottawa at.
lir J. HEATH, Police Mashtrate, and Justice o
' . the Peace, Office on corner of JeBersan A Chi
earrro Streets, Joliet, III.
- r'ir,iu.:uil promptly to all busiases iatrasted to hie
an. Collecting, payioe; taxes, conveyancing, aud all
' tber "buniness pertaining to his office.
K. E.FEMTON BU&SON, Minooka, Grundy Co
Illiuoia. (June 26
11. D, Plainfield, Will County
Berwv4Uaa; skv Coiaatltilea Marckuamt,
WiueiitaTn, lu..
"T 1BEUAL advance auale.to Farmera, who prefer to
JLi eavip taveirgraut ta taeir friendein Chicago, or Bt.
J vBlfiJU. ups anu riaie arawn m arner.
- Office la the Court House. declC-u27
- " W rRB.dARRIET KILLMER, Female Physician, of-
' lj fere her orofeaaional services to her own eex, in
.Obstetric, and thedeaeasesinsldent to women and cl.il
atren. She will also attend profcsaioualcella generally
j,tJBnceia KaatJoliet.
' P . TV"" 4XLKN A SALTER, permanently
iumhm u. uirv, i prepared to perform
HTTyVe- "" operations in the proleesion, in the
MUii latest and most approved style. Arti
' BaI Jobs from a single Toutb to a full sett, inserted on
, h a Atmuepaerie nriaeiple.
Taaiit aUtracted without pain.
Orrtes en JeHarson St., in Uawley'a Kew Building
- AL (can Kxprees Oompaaiee, will forward Proightand
' Taiuable So all pointe of the eoautry. Notes, Drafta
mad Billseollected, and proceeds returned promptly.
JolUt.July 18,m3 ne-tf
TTTJLL furnish Plana and Bpeeineatlona, and take
V I contracts for, or anperiutand tbe erection of
. Churches, School Houses, Public Buildings and Dwell
.. ings.
. bhop and Office on Chicago Btreet, nwar 0 A. A Bt.
"LE R.Depot. n33-tf
Jollet BInrfele Worka,
'-, -CHARLES E.MONaER.Manutactuxeranddealer I
V every variety af
har the Bock Island Depot, Jollet.Illlnols. Order
baa abroadrespectfnlly solicited
. dentistry!
' "ITTOrLD respectfully iniform th InhablUnts o
V Joliet aad vicinity, tbat after an absence of
'" some years, haa returned to Joliet for tbe purpose of
" tnakins 11 hia future home, and adopts tbia method to
Inform his friende and the public, tbat be baa take
tht rooms formerly occupied by Carpenter A Pierce,
Where be will ha pleased to sea all who may need row
eLsaaDaaiAL Opraainoifs.
' Those who may employ him may be assured that all
, opperatlona will be performed In a went, tnuty and
faiihfull manner.
tiov.OT, lgQt. n2tf
' Ku. 168 Sours Cuxx Btxut,
, . .. CHICAGO, ILL.
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PlieAn Tnva ' Rtatlnnerv. PletneM mnA Inmu Alt
ffork warranted.
kfe. Wheeler ewmloved on the Rook Island eeeom
hodatlon: Trnv will receive and return any Job from
(to lniiat and vieiuitv forme.
' S
.. 1-1
itt.i i
T BNNON A EKBB, Manufacturers In
. 1 A every variety of
'Btavrbl afsB.snaautta, Head Sterne s, etc
Jefferson Street, north of County Jail,-
' ItVUOBX, , : y ILUNOM.
; , Aiiwotk warranted to. .. entire satisfaction, and
prices to suit the times. Order sent ny man will
. .Salve prompt atteution . (n2-Iy )
nHBoitbwnof Joliet and vleinity are respectively
' 1 Informed, that we the subscribers continue tbe
fanning Business in an ih i.vi.. .. . .
SUOP ON JOLIET BX. (opposite the Jollet House.)
... ... 14)11. a sfc nCUvJTX't
Jollet. Sent. 30. 1869 ' nltt
PHB unHsrsiined will-bind aH kmdsaf Books, ia
L anv llalrAil Httfl - .......
y iJobswIll be utwtly exscntsd and warranted.
.viiiu. J"ioes moderate.
' W. BTAKHLB, Bookbinder.
.tr.u LT StreeL (one door north of the Gas Worka.)
.,,,& 17, T8fi3, . . - Joliet, Illinois.
rirt.BBLs kicftioA irjR-'uch1,
4tJ Whrtd Wheat, at leas tlian the mark
aaaa MUis;
Aiarket price.
Af 46 Bhwf B.
P TJ 8 H O X-.
"bt'.'j. aaieairc
. Awake l and Uatea, Kvery wkera, '
From Upland, grove and lawn, -'
Ontbraarhea tbe sialvaraal prayer,
: Tbeoriatnif raoro. n i r
'Xriaa! aad don y warkiag gasb; : ' :
All natdra hi astir: ''
Iiet honest nwtrdrs be thy barb,
And aaefblassa thy spar. ' ' ' -
Step not to lb theboieteroes Jeers; :
i(Ui weald be Wbatthon art;) -:
Tbeyibonld not e'en oflbnd thinoean,
Still less dlstBrb thy heart.
What though 7 have ne ihlnlnc ho ard, ,.
(InherlUnce of stealth,) 1. .- , ...
i' pare aaae at the broker's Voard
' r, Xhe reeorapenie of wealth
fash an I . Too 're resting while yoa stand;
, Inaction will not do; ; . . ,
H Take life's small handle la your hand,
v , And trudge It briskly through,
n ., Po,l- - -
Don t lah becanas yoa hav a patch. . .
; In boejeat labor want ' "''. i
There's many a amall cot reofcd with thatch
That's happier than a throne. :
- Pnak on I . The world la large enoaah
For. yew, and ma, and all;
' Yoa moat expect your share of rough,
And now and then a fall.
But np again I act oat yonr part
Bear willingly yonr load;
There's nothing like a cheery heart
To mend a stony road.
Push on I
Jump orer aH the lb and bate)
There's always some kind bead
Tu lift lire's wagon from the rata,
Or poke away the sand.
Remember, when your aky of blue
Is shadowed by a cloud,
The sua will shine sj soon for yoa
As for the monarch proud.
It h but written on the moon
That toll klone endures;
Tbe kibg Would dance a rigadoon
With that blithe aonl of jours.
Fash on I Ton 're mating while yoa stand:
Inaction will not do;'
Take life's small bundle in your band,
And drudge it brink! j through.
Posh on I .
'Wbat w tlitt' exolamed Mrs. An
drew, to tba lady who was aittiDg next to
her, as a eiojtla atraic of trjusio vibrated
for a few minutes on tbe atmosphere.
' A violin. I suppose,' wbh answered.
'A violin I' Ao expression almost of
horror came into tbp countenance of Mrs.
Andrews 'It can't be possible.'
It was pi 8.ib!e, however, for tbe sound
came again, Turulongad and varied
'What does it mean?' asked Mrs. An
dreas, look iog troubled, and moving un
easily in her ebair.
CjtilloDs, I presume,' was answered,
'Nut dancing, surelj I'
But, ever, as Aire. Andrews said tbis, a
man Dtered,earrine in hie hand a vii.lin.
There vm an ins.nt movement on the part
of several tuembere of the company ; part
ners w-ere chosen, and ere tbe pious Mrs.
Andrews bad time to collect ber suddenly
LewiJered thoughts, the oxaeie bad struok
up, and tbe dancers were in tnotion.
'I cau't remain bore. It's an outrage 1'
said Mrs. Andrews, waauug a aaution to
Tbe lady by whoa efre was einir.r cm-
preheadeol ow more clearly her state of
mind, and laying a fcaod oa bet arm, gent-.
ly restrained ber.
'Why not remainf What is an outrage,
Mrs. Andrew?' the suited,
'Mrs. Burdick knew very well tbat I was
a member of tbe church Tbe lady's
manner was indignant. ,
'AH your friends know that, Mrs. An
drews,' replied the lady, A tbird person
might have detected in ber tones a lurking
sarcasm. Bat this was not perceived by
tbe individual addressed.
But wbat is wrong ?'
'Wrong! Isn't tbat wrong ?' And she
glanoed toward tbe macy wreath of human
figures already circling; on tbe floor. 'I
could Dot have believed it of Mrs. Burdick;
and she knew that I was professor ofre
'She does not expect yoa to dance, Mrs.
Andrews,' eaid tbe Udy.
! 'But she expects me to conntrnance tbe
tin ana tolly by my preeenob.' '
'Sin and folly are stroog terms, Airs.
I know they are, and I use them advis
edly. I bold it a sin to dan 'e '
1 know wise and good people wbo bold a
iff'-rent opinion.'
Wise and good !' Mrs. Andrews spoke
ritb strong disgust. I wouldn't give
much for their witdom and goodness not
'The true qualities of men and women
are best seen at home. When people go
abroad, tbey generally change their attire
mental as well as bodily. Now, I have
seen tbe borne life of certain ladies, who
do not think it a ein to dance, and it was
full of the bean's warm sunshine ; and I
have seen the home-life of certain ladies
wbo held banoing to be sinful, and I bare
said to myself, balf-ehudderiogly : 'Wbat
child can breathe tbat atmosphere for
years, and not grow np with a clouded
spirit, and a fountain of bitterness in his
heart!' :
And so yon mean to say,' Mrs. Andrews
spoke with some aapiraoy of manner, 'that
dancing makes people better! Is, in fact,
a means of grace 1"
'No.- a say do such thing.
'Tbea what do too mean to say? I
draw tbe only conclusion I can make.'
One may grow better or worse irom
dancing,' said tbe lady. 'All will depend on
tbe spirit in which the recreation it indulg
ed. in lteely tbe aot it innocent.'
Mrs. Andrews shook ber head
'la wbat does its sin consist 1'
'It is an idle waste of time.
Can yoa say nothing more of it I'
'I coold, tot delicacy keeps me silent.'
Did you ever dunce?' .
Me? What a question 1 Nol'
'I .have danced often. And, let me tay,
that your inferenoe on the soore of indeli
cacy is altogether ao assumption.'
'Why, everybody admits that.'
'Not by any means
'If tbe descriptiunr of tome of the mid
night balls and assemblies tbat I bars
beard, of tbe vr altaiog, and all tbat.be true,
then nothing could be more indelicate,
notbmg more injurious to tbe young and
'All good things beoome evil in their
perverseoest eaid the lady. 'And I will
readily agree with you, that dancing
perverted, and its use, as a mesne of sooial
recreation, -tno-t sadly changed into what
is injurious. The same may be said of
cborch going. Let me prove what I say,
tbat even church going -may become
Til." 1
"After a slight pause, to collect her
thoughts, the lady eaid: ;
k 'There has been a protracted meeting in
Mr. B 's church ;
I know it. It was a blessed time
Did yon see Mrs. Eldridge there?'
'No. She's too worldly-minded for
that 1
1 'Why J ' Ton shock me ! Have too seen
f into ber heart? Do yoa know ber pur
poses ? J udge not,- that ye be not judged,
is tbe.divioe injunction ,' - , .j
'A tree it known by its fruit said Mis.
Andrews, wlio felt1 tUs rtbUke.snd slightly
colored,' ' Ti- - ' '" '
Trot. "by their fruits ys shall know them.
Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of
thistles? . Let roe relate wbat I saw and
heard in the family of two ladies during
this protraoted meeting. ? One of those la
dies was Mrs. EMridge I was parsing in
ber neighborhood about four o clock, and
as I owed ber a call, thought tht opportu
nity a good one for returning it. On en
tering, ay ears eanght the blended musio
of a piano, and ohil iren's happy voices.
From the front parlor, through the partly
opened door, a eight, beautiful to tnv eyas,
wae revealed. Mrs. Eldridge was seated
at the iastrament, ber sweet babe asleep
on eee arm, while, with a single band, she
was touching the notes of a familiar air, to
which four children were dancing. A
more ionooent, loving, happy fcroup 1 have
never seen. For nearly tea minatesl gas
ed upon them onobeerved.so interested tbat
I forgot tbe questionable propriety of toy
oonduct, and during that time, not an un
kind word was altered by one of the.obil-
Oren.aor aid anything occur .to msr tbe
harmony of the soeoe. It was a eight on
which angels could have looked, nay, did
look with pleasure; for, whenever hearts
are tuned to good bffeotions, angels are
present. Tbe musio was suspended, and
the dancing ceased, as I presented myself.
The mother greeted me with a happy smile,
and each ot tbe children spoke to ber vim
tor with an air at onoe polite and respect
' 'I've turned nnree for the afternoon, yon
see,' said Mrs. Eldridge. cheerfully, 'It's
Alioe's day to go oat, and I never like to
trast our little ones with the chambermaid,
who isn't over fond of children. We gen
erally bare a good time oa these eooasiona,
for I give myself np to them entirely.
Aney ve reaa, ana played, and told stor
ies, until tired, and now I've juet bright
ened tnem up, Oody and mind, with i
' And bright and happy they all look
"Now run np into tbe nursery for a little
wbile, and build block bouses,' said she,
'while I have a little pleasant talk with my
friend. That's good children. And I want
you to be very quiet, for dear little Eddy is
fast asleep, and I n going to lay him m his
'Away went tbe children, and I beard no
more oi them for tbe half hour during
which I staid. With the child in her arms,
Mrs. Eldridge went up to her ebamber.and
I went stub ber. As Ebe was laying him in
tbe crib, 1 took from the mantle a small
porcelain figure of a kneeling child, and
was examining it, when ebe turned to me.
ery beautiful,' said 1. 'It is,' she repli
ed. 'We call it our Eddy, saying bit
prayers. 1 here is a history attached to it.
Very early I teach my little ones to say an
evening prayer ; i tneretoro seek to im
plant, in tbe very dawning of thought, an
idea ot Una, and eur dependence on him
for lite and all our blessings, knowing-th
ti amy nxea, mis iaea win ever remain,
and be tbe vessel, - in after years, for tbe
recention of truth flowing down from tbe
great source of all truth. Strangely enough
iny little JvJcy, go sweet in temper as he
was, steadily refused to say bis prayers.
I tried in every way tbat I oould tbiok if
to induce tiioi to kneel with tbe other chil
dren, and repeat a few simple wordt : but
no, bis aversion thereto was unconquera
ble. I at taut k'rew really troubled about
it. ibere seemed to be a vein in bis obar
aeter tbat argaed no good. One day I saw
tbis kneeling child in a store. With tbe
eight of it came tbe thought of how I might
use it 1 bi-.ufjnt tbe figure, and did not
show it to Eddv until be was aboct going
to bed. Tbe effect wat ail I bad hoped to
produce, .lie looked at it lor eome mo
ments, earnestly, then dropped on hia little
kaeot, clasped hie white bands, and mur
1 -. T . , . .
muTea toe prayer i naa so long and so
vainly strove strove to make him re
Tears were in tbe eyes of Mrs. Eldridge
as ebe uttered tbe closing wordt. I felt
that tbe was a true mother, and loved ber
children with a high and holy love. And
now, let me give you a picture tbat strong
If contracts with this. Not far from Mrs
Eldridge, resides a lady, who is remarka
ble for her devotion to tbe church, and, I
am compelled to say, want of charity tow
ards all wbo happen to differ with her
more particularly, if tbe difference invulves
otiuron matters. It was after sundown
i mill being in tbe neighborhood, I erabrac
ed the opportuouy" ? pake a call. On
mging tbe bell, 1 neard, immediately, a
latter of feet down stairs and along the
passage accompanied by children's voices.
loud and boistrous. It was some time be
fore the door was opened, for each of tbe
four children, wishing to perform tbe of
fiue, each resisted tbe others attempts to
admit the visitor. Angry exclamations,
rode outcries, ill names, and struggles for
tbs advantage continued, until tbe ecok,
attracted from tbe kitchen by the noise, ar
rived at tbe teene of contention, and, after
jerking the children so rougbly as to set
tbe two youngest crying, swung n open,
nd I entered. On gaming tbe parlor.
I acked fur tbe mother of these chil
dren. "She ten. t at home said the cook.
"She's gnne to oburcbtaid tbe oldest A
"I wish she'd stay at home remarked
tbe cook in a very disrespectful way, and
with a manner tbat showed ber to be much
fretted in bar mind. 'It's Mary's day ont,
and she knows I ean't do anything, with
the children. Such children I never saw 1
Tbey don't mind a word you say, and
quarrel so among themselree,tbat it makes
me sick to bear tbetn
'At this moment a headless doll struck
against tbe side of my neck. It had
been tbrswn by one child at another; mis
sing her aim, ebe gave me tbe benefit of
ber evil intention. - At this, cook net all
patience, aDd seising tbe offending little
one, boxed ber soundly before I oould in
terfere. - The language used by tbat obild,
as she escaped from the cook's bands, was
shocking. 1 1 made my flesh ertgp 1
"Did I understand you to say tbat your
mother had gone to church?' I asked of
tbe oldest child.
Yes, ma'am was answered, 'She's
been every day this week. There's a pro
tracted meeting.
"Give me tbat book!' screamed a child,
st tbis moment. Glancing across tbe room,
I saw two of the little ooee contending for
possession of a large family Bible, wbicb
lay upon a small table.' Before I could
reach them, for I started forward, an im
pulse of tbe moment, tbe table was thrown
over, tbe marble top broken, and the cover
torn from tbe eaered volume.'
The face of Mrs Andrews became in
etantly of a deep crimson. Not seeming to
notice true, ber trieod continued
'As tbe table fell, it came within an inch
of striking another child on tbe bead, wbo
bad seated himself on the floor; ' Had in
done so, a fractured skull, perhaps in.
stant death, -would have been tbe conse
Mrs. Andrews caught ber breath, and
grew very paie. 09 otoer still contin
ued. '
'In the midst of the confusion tbat fol
lowed, the father name home.
' "Where is yonr mother T he? asketr Of
one or the children. ,
"Gone to cboreh was replisrt.
Oh. dear 1' loan bear bis voice now,
with its? totie'of helplessness; 1Tbis church
going mams is dreadfuL I tell my wife
tbat it is all wrong. Tbat ber best tervipt
to Pod is to bring trp her enildren' io tbe
lore of wba.'is'' good god .Joe, -in filial
i r
obedience and fraternal affeetioc. But it
avails not ; . . , .
'And now.Mrs. Andrews.' continued tbe
lady, not in : the least appearing to notice
tbe distress and cjnfosion of her ever-pious
friend whom she had placed a oon the
rack, 'when God oomet to make: no hit
ewels, and says to Mrs. Eldridge: and al
ee to tbis : mother who thought - wore of
church-going than of , her preoiout little
ones, IV here ere tbe children X gave yoa 7
which do, you thick will be the most like
ly to esy, ilsre they are, not one i.'u
lost? .. .
'Ilave I not clearly shown yon tbat even
church-going msy be perverted into aa
evil? That piety may attain and inordi
nate growth, while oharity is deed at tbe
root? , Spiritual pride l a vain conceit of
superior goodness because of the obser
vance of certain forms and ceremonies, Is
the error into whioh too many devout re
ligioot fall. But God sees not as man
seetb. -; lie looks into the heart, and jud-
eshis erasures by the ?motiTeel!iAt.tule
tnem,'. .
And, as she said tbis. shs arose, tbe si
lent and rebuked Mrs. Andrews, whose
own picture bad been drawn, following her
aown to tne gay drawing-rooms.
31 any a purer beart than that of tha
bumbled Pharisee beat tbere beneath the
bosoms of bappy maidens, even though
their feet were rising and falling in time
to witohmg melodies.
net) sons or. not Enlisting;.
'Sigma,' of tbe Boston Transcript, tavt
toe ionowing reasons lor not going to tbe
war are believed to be authentic:
1. 1 was brought np by my kind parents
to do notbmg, and bave dooe it for thirty
years, and can not think of changing my
vocation, a tnereiare prsy tnee bate me
2. I bave hereditary horror of strife.-
My grandfather ran away at tbe Battle of
Brandywine. it be bad then. and tbere
been killed my father would not bave bid
io tbe cypress swamp at tbe battle of New
Orleans. My mother always cautioned me
ta be careful bow l meddled with edged
tools. I cannot go.
eA a 1 . a
d. a am ramer aeucate; most bave a
fire in my chamber; couldn't live in a tent
must bave my mulled wins at tea; besides
wbat ebould I do for lobsters, ale and
broiled oysters? Pray have me excused.
4. When I was poor 1 oould not res
train my patriotism; but soma how or otbe
er it has not troubled me much of late.
This war bss lasted long enough. I bave
married a rich wife. I cannot go.
5. Talk not to m about your Juice ex
decorum est apro patria trior i. I bave no
notion of it. I want none of yonr dulcet
and decorums. My maxim is, dum viximus
tncamus. I bought a couple of trotters last
week cost me $2U200. Guess I shan't go
. i i-i . , . . a
io iue war wnue toe eloigning lasts.
6. I cannot deny it, the smell of bnrnt
gunpowder acts like a cathartio on my
stomach and bowels. Have me excused
7. iiy beart ia with tbe troooa. No
tongue can Ull bow I long to join the . ar
my, tint wnen l reter to tbe subject, my
poor wife goes into hysterics. "Dearest
Fleesur,' she cries, have yon the beart to
leave your own, your devoted Jerusba Ma
thilda Am ?' aod over she goes, t ssing np
ber arms, and kicking out ber legs, like
all posfe'sed. It is irresistible. I give
t up. I cannot oppoee tbe wishes of tbis
interesting creature. I eannot go.
- 8. I bave no time for it. Tbe very few
bonrs I cao spare from eating and drink
ing, smckinc and sleeping, I rive to tbe
fine arts. War is not one ef tbese.
would be excused.
9. I ebould go, were it not for my relig-
ous scruples on tne suDject or war. Often,
as i Dave Deen sitting, an alone in my dis
tillery, something within has told me that
war was wrong probably tbe workings cf
toe spirit t cannot go.
10. I bave consulted tbe spirit of old
Mrs Pitcher, of Lyne, and am assured
that if I went, I should certainly run away.
and b. shot in my back settlements. Of
course I cannot go.
IU My mind is in a very unsettled state
Upon every Confederate success 1 am all
for secession; and upon every Union victo
ry l am lor crusbiog the rebellion at onee
If tbe war was over, I think I might be
tempiea to volunteer; but 1 cannot at mat
tere are at preseot. When I read tbe little
telegrams as tbey are brought in at the
ineuittOce office, if the tidings art io favor
of Jrff , 1 find myseli almost oncooscionsly
nodding and winking signifioantly at Ma"
jor Piddler, who goes for eeoeesiao aod
the news ia unfavorable to tbe rebellion.
my band seems, of its own accord, to grasp
tbat of Deacon Blunt, and 'the Lord be
tbanked' slip out of my mouth before I
know v, bat I aot saying. I mutt be ex
YankeeUm on the Field.
TUm TJnl- A Te.n-a-lt I. . .
'"" iieuowri. una too IOI10W
ing wbicb, whether true or not, ia a good
Yankee story:
At tbe ht'b ot Rappahannock Station.
of tbe works in their front, and were bwsy
takine a whole brigade of Johnnys to the
rear, Colonel Edwards' wbo was one of tbe
first to reach tbe rifle pits, took a few seen
from company U, and pressed on in ooest
of mre prisoners, supposing that tome
might be trying tc get away in tbe dark
ness of the night. Following the line of
fortifications down towards tbe river be
saw bsfore him a long line of tioops in tbe
rifle pits. Finding tbat be was io a tight
fix he determined to put on a bold face.
'Where is tbe officer in command of
tbese troops ?' said tbe Colonel. '
II ere answered tbe Colonel who was
commanding tbe rebel brigade, 'and who
are you nri
My Dame is Col.. Edwards, of the 5th
Heme, aod 1 demand yon to surrender
yuur company.
'1 will confer with my officers first re
plied the rebel offioer.
'Not a moment will I allow, sir said
Colonel Edwards. 'Don't vou see mv col
umns advanoing ? (pointing to a large body
of men marching over the hill, but wbo
were rebel prisoners being marched to the
rear.) Your force on the right bave all
been captured, and your retreat is ent off,'
as tbe rebel commander hesitated, bo com
tmued. 'Forward 5 lb Maine acd 21et
New lurk r
. 'I surrender said the rebel commander.
quietly. 'Will yon allow me tbe courtesy
of retaioing a sword tbat has never been
dishonored T
'Yos, sir,' replied Colonel E. 'but I will
take the sword of those officers pointing
to toe uuneis cy bis side.
They were banded to him
' " 'Now order your men to 1st clown their
arms, and paes to the rear with this guard '
. Tbey obeyed, and p whole brigade of
Louisianians, the famous 5th and Ctb Ti
gers among them, permitted themselves to
be disarmed and marched to the 'rear as
prisoners of war. by Colonel Edwards and
MSI loan ft dozen men of bas regiment.
v . -
An old lady dowo-eatt having kept her
nired man on liver nearly a moatb, said to
Dim pne oar
Why, John,' T don't thiofc yon like fir
er. . . . -- - V . i
Yes t' said John, 'I like it it veryell
for fifty or sixty meals, but I don't think I
like it as a steady diet - v ; r i : l
The eld lady cooked something else for
tut next Steal. - n -.
laujM w'aat'-jqeaaaaaaaraaaaaaaaaaaaaag ' -
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v ilia,- v " ?' ; : 1
A youat lawyer in a small .town, mhh
few friends and little money,, it not a crea.
tort to be envied. At least, t wat think.
ing to I sat in ray office one afternoon
iwJUDer,eraoigs ny cigar, and looking
np at the eond.of every footstep, in hopes
viewing oiient enter my door. I had
been iC three vteeks, and, like
Saxe's briefless ' barrister, I had ne'er bad
a brief h aed I began to think that, like
him, I should make mv exit ont nf tha
world 'Ihrooeh a verv deen' hat In tha
ground" cante, for want of a cause. '
It i bad bad soma ' rich and inflnanlial
friend, it might bave been different. But
where ws tbtt friend to be found ? If I
eould but obtain the moat trivial rr.
plead, where I could exhibit in a measure
my taleow, tbere would bave been eome
room f. ? V;CT9 bat three weeks bad pas
Bed 6vaoi & susi , person Lad come ta
me for legal advice, and wbat was worse
than all, I knew tbat my funds could not
an ' ' , . ...
boia on noy great length of time. All
outgo and no inoome wss the order of tbe
While! was smoking, and thinking, a
young Udy, Miss Dooley, daughter of Pe
leg Dooley, tbe most wealthy and influent
tial citixen of C .passed my doer. A
bright idea struck me immediately. My
father was ao old friend of Mr. Dooley,
aod that gentleman bed taken some inter
est in me on that acoount, and I bad been
invited to his house eevsral times, where I
bad met tbe daughter.' Now 1 do not
think I ebould ever have caied to marry
Miss Dooley had she not been Pelee Doo-
loy's daogter, for besides having no beauty
to boast of, she bad noue of those winning
ways about ber that eome women bave
tbat sweet little creature that yon. my dear
young gentleman, bave set yonr eyes npon,
for instance.
Well. Dr. Pollinger was to deliver a
lecture on Keats, tbe poet, before tbe Lit
erary Association of C , that very night
and I thought I could not do better than
to wait npon Miss Dooley to the lecture.
for ' I must make a beginning, and I
thought tbe sooner I did it tbe bettor, if I
ished to sueoeed, for young ladies with
rich fathers do not generally bave to wail
great while for lovers mercenary lovers
tbougb tbey may be. .
1 wae just on tbe pop. Miss Dooley
would be delighted with my company so
she said, and her eyes attested the truth of
the assertion. Aod just as we walked out
of the house, we met Snnbb coming in. and
I guessed what be wanted when be turned
away with a very disconsolate air and
walked nut of the yard.
Poor fellow I bow I felt for him ; for
Snubb was a poet and wore long hair and
Byron oollars, and a poet, you know, is a
very sensible plant; and nothing could
bave wounded bis feelings more than to
know tbat tba - one npon whom be bad
lavished his affections should prove false to
- However, as I am naturally selfish. I
did not entertain those feelings for any
length of time, for I bad Miss Dooley to
entertain, and I t eared that if 1 allowed
myself to pity Snnbb, I might be foolish or
generous enongb to withdraw myself from
the lists, and that, tboogb not in love, be
ing a business man, and keeping an eye
ent for the mam chance, I had no intention
81 doing. ... -
As tbe leoture was tbe maiden effort of
Dr, Pollinger, and as it must bave been a
great effort for . bim to write it. and as it
proved qu.te an effort for me to listen to it.
I will not pot yon to the trouble of mak
ing an effort to read it ; and, besides, it bas
notbmg to do with tbis story
Vrben Miss Dooley and I returned from
the lecture we went a round about wsy
ia tbs moonlight we fonnd Mr. Dooley,
Dr. Pollinger, and Snubb at the bonse.
Tbey were talking of Keats when we went
'Poor fellow 1' eaid the doctor ; 'be wai
never appreciated except by a (ew dur
ing bis life
'Tbat is too often the fate of genius 1
sighed Snubb, looking up at Mies Doo
Tbt doctor smiled aod took snuff, a bab-
it which 1 notice moat would-be-tuges con
tract. -
'Yon are a poet, I believe. Mr. Snubb.'
and tbe doctor returned his box to his vest
Perhaps I am not worthy of the name
said snubb, modestly ; 'but I bare writ
And published ?' asked the doctor.
wny, yet. uioo't yon ever see
Snobb's Gems ? ' But of course you did
not tbere was only ten oopies sold; tbe
otbere I gave away,' aad be sighed a
Well, true genius will b: acknowledg
ed ; but it takes time. Wbat is creseui
r- t . 1 l u : .
.till 1U ICB.lUg (Itai UBUIC UBU1UV1 JOU I
f your works are not appreciated now.
tbey may be when their euthor is no
m:re, replied toe doctor, in a consola
tory tone, as be took bis bat and with
drew. Snubb looked down at bis cost, wbicb
waa ratber seeay, tDinxiog tnat present
fame would be a great deal to bim : bat
be eaid no more upon, tbe subject, and
m . B- a a 7 a.
soon alter, mucn to my aeiignt, ot leit
I staid a short time longer with Misi
Dooley. ssyiog some very pretty and witty
tniDgs to ner id dj owq peculiarly agreea
ble way ; and wben at last I bid ber good
night at tbe door, I was rewsrded by ao
invitation to 'call again' Irom both tbe lips
and eyee of Miss Dooley.
Xoo msy oe euro, my tear reader, tbat
I did call again, and often, too. 'Strike
while tbe iron is hot,' is my motto ; and I
am happy Bt8 lb. Irom working on
tbat priociple, I found tbat I had made
great progress in my love affair, and poor
Snubb was left out in tbe cold.
But aboot this time my father was isk-
en sick, and I went borne, leaving Miss
Dooley with tbe promiee of writing to her
npon every opportunity.
1 was bappy to learn tbat my father was
much better when I arrived ; but as I bad
nothing to do in C , I thought I would
remain at borne lor a time.
'Absence makes tbe beart grow fonder
the song says, and I thought it micht
strengthen Miss Dooley's love for me ; and
eo 1 staid there, fishing and boating, and
writing long, loving lettere to Jennie Doo
ley, wbicb were always answered prompt
ly in the same vein
My father wae well pleased to learn that
tbere was a prospect of my beoomiog the
husband ot bis old . friend's daughter, and
sister Sue wae in a hurry for the wedding
to eome off, aa we had talked it all over a
hundred tines, aad she was going to be
I bad always made a confidant of sister
Sue, and had always asked ber advice
prior to making important changes ; aod
now, although 1 bad never whispered
matrimony to Mias Dooley, Sue and I bad
formed . our plans in regard to tne wed
ding. ; i : i i
- Sue thought that as Mies Dooley we
not at aU handsome, and was very dark
ebe tbould not dress in white. ,
I thiak said sh, 'tbat it would be beet
for Jennie to toWaxriedin her travellings
dress, as of courts yoa will start npon yonr
(toer at soon at the ceremony is perform
ed. .. t'.-V r-r. r e; .. -.. 3 i n . Ci g ft
I agree witb yoa perfectly ; and when
yon eome come np thsre-tt of course yon
!ll t. 1. il . . . ... w
win ao d tnere at ino Wedfllsg you can
tpeak to ber about it , , - - j
lee; but, Sam. yen are soins? to have
cards ?' i -j i .
WhT, f course.' I shouldn't think I
was married at ell if I didn't -
. WelL a great many people dispense with
them now ; but I think I should want
tbem.' Have you written to cousin Ned
aboot It?' " ' '
No. I haven't yet t bot I was thinkiat?
of doing eo to-day and I left tbe room to
indite a letter to Ned, and also one to Jen
nie. ' ' ' ; -
Ned was one of my most intimatefriendt.
and in my letter to bin? perhaps I told a
great many thinga that I bad better left
untold, for 1 wrote tbat Mies Dooley was
ugly as sin, aod withal had lot the sweet
est disposition tbat ever wae : 'but wbat
of that ?' : said I r 'it iv to be a bosiaese
transaction. I eannot . afford to marry
for lovo.' I take a wife at a necessary ev
But wbat a hypocrite I must be. for the
next moment t was writing a letter to Jen
nie, loll of love and devotion. 'I shall re
turn soon, dearest,' I wrote, 'and then I
will tell yon wbat I bave so long wished
to, of But yoa shall know all wben we
1 sealed them, and posted tbem at tbe
same time, and then returned to Sue. wbo
bad been thinking, of the wedding, and
bad new ideas to impart to me npon the
I returned to C , after having been
away four weeks. At tbe station I met
ooubb, with a new coat, and hie hair cut
wbicb made him look more like a gentle
man than be had before. He emiled
blandly, and bowed, when he saw me, and
as I was very happy with my own tbo'ts,
aod at peace with all tbe world, I emiled
and bowed too. .
Pollinger wae alto at the station, bnt
was in a very great hurry.
' Sanbb is in luek; and I reckon ho will
ot write any more poetry he eaid, as be
shook bsnds with me, and pointed at the
aforesaid gentleman.
Why, what'e np ?' I atked.
Bnt tbe doctor bad wbitked around tbe
corner, aod had not beard my question.
1 wrnt to my office, passing by Mr. Doo
ley's retideoce, where I thought I caught
a glimpse of somsbody at tbe window ; but
I won Id not stop, for 1 bad something to
say to Jennie wbicb eould be eaid at a
more fitting time, which should be tbat
I owept ont tbe offlee, wonderme tbe
wbile bow long it would be before I should
bave an office-boy to perform tbat duty,
aod bumming a love eong to myself, think
ing tbat 1 would ask Jennie to play it that
Snubb called to eee me in the afternoon.
and sat down and chatted quite gayly for
half an hour, something very uoommon
for him to do, especially sioee I had sop
planted for bim in Mias Dooley's affec
tions. I began rather to like, bim ; and
after be bad gone I eonld not help asking
myself if I had done just the right thing
by bim ; trot, to be sure, i coold not have
done otherwise. I waa not to blame if
Jennie liked me best, and I was somewhat
pleased to think Snnbb bsd taken it so cool
for I bad feared tbat he might commit tu
In the evening I went down to tee Jen
nie, who, as I expected, wae overjoysd to
see tne. T
It seems almost an age sinoe yon were
here ebe said. . .
. 'Bnt if it bas seemed an age to yon, Jen
nie, it bas seemed longer to me,' I whis
pered. 'Yon eannot imagine how I longed
to be with yon again -
'I can jndge from my own feelings.
But for yonr desr letter, Samuel, I do not
know bow I coold bave borne the separa
tion Then, Jennie, yon do love me f and I
pressed ber band.
She did not aoswsr me immediately, bat
smiled and blushed, wbile ber eyes looked
np to mine timidly.
Sometimes we feel as though heart wae
epeaking to heart, aod the lips need not
answer. I thought 1 read ber answer in
her eyes, ae tbey beamed npon me with a
tender light. 1 leaned forward to snatch
a kiss in true lover fashion, tboogb I am
sure I did not feel as though I waa
to be envied ; : but ebe eprsng aside, and
standing tip before me, passed a paper
from ber bosom into my hands.
This is my answer, desr Samuel,' shs
said, sweetly. I oaa stay no longer, now,
I am too bappy,' and before I could offer
to detain btr, she had left tbe room.
'A queer way to give an anewer to that
question,' I thought; but not doubting that
it was satisfactory, f took my bat aod de
portee. . ' ' . .
- 7 j -..iuiu uuuao, vejug
rather ecsions to read tbe answsr given in
so strange a way.
llow d yt do Sim I cried a voice at 1
came in.
It waa Ned who came forward and shook
me eagerly by tbe band.
'Why, you look well enongb, my boy.
Yon are net insane ?' ;
Insane I Of course I am not. What do
yon mean V I asked. '
vV by, thunder and lightning I do yon
pretend to eay that yoa are io yonr right
mind?' ......
Certainly ; but I think that gou are
Ned looked ' at me for a moment, and
then drew a letter from his pocket.
'Now, just look here eaid be ; my name
isn't Jennie, and i n not a woman, any
wsy yon oan fix it. Bot wben a man
writes snob a letter as tbat to me, telliog
ma tbat my eyes are like diamonds, and
my cbeeke as soft as velvet, and all such
trasb, and winding np by saying tbat
you re going to tell me something tbat
you ts long wished to, 1 maks up my miod
tbat tbe writer ie a lunatic'
'Tbs deuce 1' I understand it now 1' I ox
claimed. 'Here is yonr letter. I pnt it
into the wrong envelope aod I passed bim
the letter tbat Jennie bad given me as ber
Oh, ho 1 1 see 1t now cried Ned ; 'yon
are op a freer r . i
exactly 1 replied : 'and there's no
heln for it
Ned flaog himself npon tbe sofa, and
laughed tilithe teare rolled down bis
cheeks ; but J couldn't eee the humorous
sids of tbe affair, though I ownsd tbat 1
had sold mvsalf do chsan.
And all 1 bave to add is, tbat Mr Snubb
married Jennie tha next wsek. and I be
lieve tbev livs ouite bsDDilr toeether : al
though f do not envy tbem, as I am in
mors prosperous condition than I wss at
that time Sonbb, however, often tells
me to be oareful end put my lettere into
envelopes directed to the rsrsoos to whoa
thsy are written . ,
..DIdn'tPaj., e.
7 A farmer's wife meeting one . of her
neighbors t Blaming" from market, inquir
d :-;,. -
, v What do they pay for egge at market,
I got only eight cents a dosetf for mine
nerapued. .- : .-.
' 'Eight cents a doien Keald the iadignan
iWell I sbsll not aH sky; eggsoc ighW
cents It n't psy lor tae w5 aad tear
of the beos 1'. i . .-".'.-.', ' :'. '
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A Local Paper. ) -
t-The Albany Journal it eouod on tbe local
paper question. We earnestly aommend
these sentiments to oar political friends.4 It
sayst-:" ';; -t v. .-
There is w vital defect fn the prevalent
mode of conducting political campaign, r
Ordinarily, nothing direct is attempted un
til within a few weeks of the election.
Then, electioneering handbills and stomp
spsakers. Thsy are serviceable, undoubt
edly, in arousing friends, but very seldom
in convincing enemies. f
Bat to draw recruits from the opposi
tion,, something betides the uiual mitslea
of a thirty days' campaign are necessary.
That work requires time and delibsrstion.
Men'e reason should be appesled to sea
ronally, not merely daring a heated can
vass. ' - .," .
Tbe most effects! mode doing tbis ie by
tbe press. Men instinctively imbibe views
which they find enforced in their favorite
paper. -: :'" v.'.:' . ' .
If there k in their immediate locality a
well conducted journal, made interesting
ny us juoioious selections, to ibe family,
rather than by ite profound essays to tbs
politician that is tbe sgency which should
be employed. ! There ie no . wsy in which
money can be so profitably osed as in
sending suoh a paper to every accessible
household. -And if this work Is commenced
eix or eight months ia advance ef an exoit
ed csnvass, a hundred fold more good will
U - IT . , . .
uu ncuompuauea man Dy any otber pro
cess. Oar exbortstions.therefore.to our friends
is circulate the local paper. If others
papers are mixed in, where it ie believed
tbey would be more acceptable, very well ;
but no party cao be strong in any ooontry
which bas not a well eon d noted and widely
oi real ted newspaper within its own bor
ders.' ...
Ifo Necessltx for Lying. "
.. It is painfnl to see a man otherwise se
retpectable unreliable in tbe place where
men meet him most,for it weakens his hold
npon the popular regard, and eannot fail
to depreciate his owo eelf respect. . Yon
mutt feel ashamed, at times, to realise that
your word is not believed, aad to know
that yon have, not a ooatomer in the
world wbo feels at all ears about gstting
work done by yon ontil it ready is done
and in bis hands. Tbe kind "of life yoa
lead must also be an exceedingly uncom
fortable one. No my friend, there is not
tbe elightest necessity for this, and there
is no apoligy for it. It bad a very natural
beginning but yon ongbt to have learned
long ago tbat it was not requisite either to
your work in spite of yonr comfort.
You get your work in epite of your lying,
and nut in consequence ef it. That is tbe
only thing people have against yoa. They
give yoa tbtir custom because yon are a
good workman, aod for nothing elss; and
no man leaves yonr shop for another ex
cept for the reason tbat he eannot depend
upon yonr work. Yon never made a dol
lar or saved a friend, by all the lies yon
have told. Honesty, reliableness, truth
fulness thete are at a premium in all the
msrkete of tbe world; and yon bave made
yourself . miserable and contemptible
throughout yonr life for nothing. Your
business is a I wars at loose ends, everv-
body is crowding yen, many of tbem abuse
yon, and it all cornea of yonr promising to
do work before f ie possible for yon do it.
Not a decent man' wboee ens torn is worth
keeping, enters your sbep whtf would not
wait your tims patiently, if be eould rely
npon having bis job npon the day prom
bed. ...-
A Miseb in High Lipb Lord Baroo.an
ancestor of tbe Earl of Fife, was remarka
ble fur practising that celebrated rule, 'Gel
all yon esn.-and keep all yon can get
One day, while walking down the avenue
from bis house, be ssw a fsrtbiog lying at
bis feet, wbicb be carefully cleaned. A
beggar passing at tbe same time, entreated
bis lordship wonld give him the farthing,
aaying it was not worth a nobleman's atten
tion. Fin' a farthing to yonrsel', pair body
replied bis lordship, and carefully put the
coin in his breeebes pocket.
- In addition to being hie own farthing
finder, hie lorsbip, wss bis own factor and
rant collector. A tenant wbo called npon
bim to pay his rent, happened lo be defic
ient a farthing. The amount could not be
exoaeed, and the farmer had to ne tha
farthing. When the bnsiness wae adias-
. . . L. ... . .
k"i wuuujiaaa said tO DIB lord
Now, Baron, I weald gie ye a shillin'
for a sight 0 a' tha rood and alllar
. o -
te. ,--'. i i i. . .
Well, moo replied Bareo. 'it's no eost
ye ony mair ;' and accordingly for that sum
bis lordvbip exhibited eeveral iron boxes
filled witb gold end silver eoio.
Now said the farmer, 'I'm as nob as
Ay, mon said his lordship, 'how can
ua. uq . i
'Because I've eeen it and von ean do no I
Slldlns; Backward.'
A gentleman was surprised, darins the
late frosty weather, to see hie little daugh
ter bring home from the Sunday ' School
library grave treatise on 'Backslid-
My child said he. 'this is too old for
yon ; yon ean't make anytbicg of it
l know it papa,' was tbs artlsss reply,
but I thought I could wben I took it, I
thought would teach me Jiow to elde baek-
Two boatmen wore takine in Brirbton.
Eoglaad, tbs otber dsy, when one atktd
tbe otber 11 the Prince or Weles ever went
to cbureb.
'Lord bless yon eaid he, 'what should
be go te church for ? We, poor soult. are
obliged to prsy for ourselves, but there are
enough to prsy for bim
Aantztosy was dividing a mince pie
among tbe boys, and wben Jim, wbo bad
ickedly pulled tbe cat's tail, asksd lor
his share, tbe dame replied t
INo, Jim, yon are a wieked boy. and
the Bible ssys tbere ie no peace Jor tha
It is said to be sstitfastorily dsmonslra
ted tbat every time a wife scolds bsr hus
band, she adds a wrinkle to bar fsee I It
is thought tbe announcement of the fact
will havs a most ealutry tffeet, especially
as it is nndsrstood tbst every time a wife
smilee on bsr hatband, it will remove one
oi tbe old wnnkletl
" . .i
It ie awful herd for aosne people to get
out of a room after their visit is reallv over.
Tbey want to be off, and yon went to bave
tnem on, oat tbey don't know now to man
Age it.
. n iin a aasgniaesnt diamond .a man can
write hie neme, as on glass,apon the bard-
es; ismaie nesrt.
' The railing of a eroas woman, like tbe
railing of a garden, keeps people at a dis
tance. .
- - -r. i
burriesne Is the eaestiog of the storm
spirit. . - .."T ; .
j' Tb'eyotbein. lthdmsAvi -&rra b
I a tyraS: tC it 22 ?? 6:45 f- -' I .
.TIi aigkstl Katie ei AtTerllstan
OaeSiaareltt leaser la Shiae
OMeolamn,tweIreaent U: ,
ma iiDsniMBi lawrn - . a
pae.- J ix
Ualf " ' twelve se. '
-.. is So li'. ; -J
OaeSooare,one year, . : . , c
T r - - i rt
IU '
tpsditlousljexBUdt. ordsr a, .beraltam, f
'VrW b,Mk'kP t..tl,o. a
r" ah orders for Advertlaln'e xk w '
rI"' treaah.TeUS . -
mbetoaass seapoeaibl f0I tB, 7 jy
BXcClellan and tiie aoidle)ns. ;
n . Th"V folio wjog ;.' account' of entbuiajrio
reception of Oca. MoClsHan by the eoldiarV '. -of
tht First New York Cavalry, at th2 '
recent ovstion in thst city, ie oopied trot) '
theN.'Y. impress; ' " 5 . '-
. v'Afte tbe First New York Cavalry iru v
reviewed en Thursday, thsy eat down t e! ,- '
fine dinner prepsrtd bj the committee jl '
National Affaire, at tha . Jefferson Market j.
Drill Rooms:' , . - .... ..
Aid. Hardy . then formally welcomed -
tbem to tbe city in behalf of tbe annicipsJl
authorities, and Colonel McBeynolda tf'
pliSdt - ,, . .... -y-. : ..
Tbe announcement wis then made Gea.'
MoClcllan is eoming - Vf
At tbis momsnt a private jumped npcwi
the tablesAod ehoutedi 'Silenoet keenftilT
a mcment
The otbere, not understanding whf ta
would have cried r ;
Get down j ?Keep still ,
"I wont keep stUryH,) replied In sttoaV- 'W-. -rian
voice. Bos,' General MoUisUs it
coming in - , ..... ... . K ,
In an instant there was snob ,vsesaf
sntbusiasm : as cannot be adequately do
soribod. ... . t,
. Every one turned towards tba doer, -
diers literally els mbered .over esch-ntbcT
aod the tables, cheering in tbi wildeei
manner. . . -
...& aa passed through the room, thew
caoght.bim hy the .hands- and, gathexei
about him so that be oould hardly moTeVrr
Hata were waved in the air. in jill'djjao-k
tione, and there waa one ananimona voist
of glsd grssting. ' ., IM
When the General and friend wbff
came witb him Lad reaebed the officertvaad)
been heartily welcomed by them. Colonel'
MeKeynolde roee and, requesting silsno.'
epoke ae follows : . .- -
. 'Soldiers Bot a abort time - agaC tkt,
chairman oa this occasion did us the honey,
to refer to the faot tbat the.flrst New XerlC
cavalry were the laat on the bCickakoBiW,
oy and tbe first loreaoh James river, II
was a proud announcement, gentUffleiLsn4
it wastrne.- t . ;
Inowbavo the honor vand greAt pleaew,
nre to announce te- yon that tha. noblil
chieftain. General George B.,McClellan,,
Cheers, lasting several minutes I do nol
blame yon for your entbosissm-General.
George B. McClellan haa honored yon with
bis presence, j Renewed cheers,. If woj
will keep still far moment I bayw oa
doubt he will speak to yon,. . . - r ,
The tumult and cheers subsided as Gesu,
McClellan arose, and the room became aa
quiet as if for prayer. lie spoke as feW'
lows ? - ,
My friends and comrades J ctme htrw,
not to make a speech but to welcome yos
home, and to express to yoa the pride I
have always fslt in watching yonr career,,
ot only wben yoa were witb me.bat ebe,
I left the hrmy of the Potomac, while joa.
bave been fighting tbe battles under other
than your old oommandsr. . t
I oan tell you now, conscientiously andr
truly, I am proud of yon in every respect.
There is not one psge of yonr reoord, noli
a line of it of whioh yon, your State and.
your country, may not be proud. I con
gratulate you on tbe patriotism that no
many of yon bave evinced on , yonr deeiro
to re-enter the service. I hope, I prsy, Ij
know that your future career will be a
glorious as your past.' l eave -one bthaL
hope and that, is, that we may yet ssxvr
.together epm dsy Bgain.. . - , .
The cheers that followed this ipeeca. ' r ' " I
were a repetition ot the previous scsns.
OfSeers snd men cried Ont .
V; We'll follow yon Anywhere, General 1
' Mr. Philander Reed, who came in wlth '
uenorai iucieiiao, saia :
Soldiers or the First New York CavaJr
Mrs; McClellan eaid:
Tell the soldiers of the Pint New York'
Csvslry, I am only sorry, I eannot noma
round to the Market and haks eaeb el
them by the bsnd Three ehecra wvTf
given for Mrs. Gen. MoClellan.
Major v. u. Uarkici was introdaawd.1
sndtaid: ...
Ftllow Soldiers 1 fssl Indeed pread1
that we have been eo highly . honored to
dsy, not only by tbe oommon council, tbau
MsyorofNsw York and the poeple, bat.
bave had the dietingoished honor of bema'
addressed by the first ehisftain of tha ara.;
Loud cheers. The men who is not only
the pride and glory if our eonntry.bnt whtri
bat in all iu dark hours, eome krth as its
savior, aod lifted ns ont of destruction,'
making viotory once more perch npoa.
those banners thst bad bssn made to tea:
befoie the bsnners of rebellion. jCheere.V
Tba name af Major Oeoeral George B,
McClellan renewed cheers and hi name ,
only, could bring back those eoldlera to
discipline, and make tbem again an organ
isation proud aod glorious. (Cheers,
ing of flags and hets.J
It may be in the dark-boar to eemt, ff
it ie to come, George B. McClellan wCI
sgsin, liks another savior, eome and bring.
victory and liberty; to tbe whole Unite;
Slates. I Cheers. I will say for tbt lit.
Nsw York Cavalry, that though he bat net
been with ne, be bss bssn In oar hearts.-.
It is useless to attempt to describe tia-
enthasiasm witb which the soldiers crowd)
ed about bim ae he left the room, ..The'
mostly followed bim out to tha street, antV
their entbnsiaatio obesre re-echoed araW
and again.
Aats or RBiartiiio MotriacHi The olds-
est reigning eovereign in t Europe Is Kins
William of . Wurttrmburg. lie heads tha
list in tbs G ithe Almanae. '. Utviog beta
born septemDer znn, liai, be Is now IB
bit eighty tbird year. Ho was thirty-fiva.
years uld wbsn.be came .to bis throe ia,
1816; bnt be bas reigned near ball a eo-
King Leopold of Belrnira Is la his
enty-fifth year. -
KingWillismefrrauU fn his
thietb. ' ' . v
King John of Ssxooy In his tbirtyatblrdV
Pops Pius tbs Ninth will be est ety-twa
on the 13th of next May. i v
Tbe Kmperor of rrance will be ftfty-tia
next ApriL - ' - .
Tbe Emperor of Ruisir will U 45 IS
saiai ruvniv, t w .
The Queen of England will b
Msy. ..i;
43 H)
The King of Italy will be 44 ta travel.
Tbe new King of .Denmark will be 44 aesl
April. .
The King of Sweden will be 37 In Msy.
The Emperor of Brsiil wss S3 last month.
The Sultan Abdol-Aiis will be 34 In Jtb
vuary. . j - w- -
. The Emperor of Austria will bt 44 otzl
Angust. 'i - . ... J -- .T
Tbe Qaesn of 8pain wa 33 ImI Oosobcr.
Tht King of Portugal was 25 ia tht naa
month. i . i
i -The yonngest King ia Earope is Gsorge,
I. of Greece who was 18 oa tbt 24th of latt
' - c ' ' " i "
" A post lecturer (Saxe. very IlielyJ, yftf
congratulated tba other dsy, erf tht pleads,
nre of popularity." " -
.'Don't yoa find it pleasant,' said ft pretty
woman, "to be s'nrroooded by a crowd f
ladies, in thewsy joo were last nizhL s
ter tbe leetore?' ".s
Yes,' said , smilipg blaackaowit,
sdgmeotoftbe eomnliment r fcc U wnniT
1 be vattly pleaaaotei t $4 u&w&Sit W
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