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♦ ♦ 4-1 rf? bgwfc* — , Tl 1 J L I! I 1 '♦ A ws ^z5 vr Jn NO. 41, vol. vr. MIDDLETOWN, NEW CASTLE COUNTY, DELAWARE, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 11, 1873. Üflwt |)of!rg. OCTOBER. bused ; j 1 i TOP fiPAWaPPQ tun moo THE GRANGERS AND THE CRASH. i It is. of course, only prejudice in favor of gamblers, cheats and cn„8dvnee in mea like Jay Cooke A Co which impels ! certain Kasteru organ* of 'monopoly and its handmaid, speculative swindling, say that --the farmer»' movement in con .. neelion with the eslabli.llinent of granges has bad much to do in precipitating this crash" Hut what if the allegation be true ? What if instead of being merely one of the cause» which have "précipita' led a crash" that must, in tbe inevitable nature of things, hare cone »oon.T „r I later, the farmer»' •-efforts to restrict the railroad» iti their exaction»" he the »ole and only cause which has precipitated the era?*Ki ï ! 1 ; W There come* a month in the weary year— A month of leiaure *tn*t h«**10»lul rrt» ; When the ripe leave* fall and the air is clear ; October : the brown, the crisp, the blest. Ily life ha* little enough nf hll** : I dr*jr the day« of the odd eleven, Counting the time that elmil lend to thi The month that open« the hunter'« heaven. And oh ! for the morning* criep and white, With the «weep of the hound* upon the track ; The bark-roofed cabin, the ramp-fire * light, The break of the deer tad the rill*'* crack. Do you call thi* trifling? 1 tell you, friand, A lift ia the forest i* past ail prni*e, Oive me a do*en such month* on end— You may take my balance af years and day*. For brick and mortar breed fiith and crime. And a pul*« of evil that throb* und beat* ; And men grow withered before their prime With the t,ur»e pared in on the lane* «»nd street* And lung* arc choked, and «boulder* In the «mothering reck ot mill mid initie; And (tenth «talk* in on ttie «iruggling crowd, lint he «linns the rdiaduw of tmk mid pine. And of all There i* naught Where which the memory ding*. • weet the «unity «pot* ahmitif * stood by the cnaial spring«, | The VMuiihed hound«, it the lut-kv «hots — From Tit« Alim«« for October Popular sitlir.rrllamj. The Farmer«* Movement ami the Dlihon eat mi nt. Let us take this roaring bull bv tin* horns, and tioUaeek to dodge it by any «.irt of evasion. What is this -crash" und its meaning? Tito L >nd m Tnu. ê told the whole story when it «uid • "It i* ! an effort of the fi«e«| system to g.'t rid of' it« dishonest «-loments " It is "then gn ; honest and earn« st response of th** system to the farmers' movemeiit. which 1 is an effort of the political system, that in- ! eludes the fiscal system, to g t rid of its ! dishon-st element. , I was only «me tu a thousand huge «-conti dence game*«" to onable swindlers to get •oiu»-thing for nothing The very same organ of monopoly and swindling -which asserts that the larmera* moveuient has done much to pre.-ipitate the bursting of tli« lonuslrnus bubl.l» nf fra«.| in.I Jucup lion, confesses the truth in word« depre catinf tlie "fuver of .xcesaivg speculation which has given rise to so many vast an«l ruinous rail«»; ache in us. profussuJIr un Jurtaken with the ubjupt of .lott-b.ping tin resources of tbe country, but really „„ Dior* than ingenious dcriccs fur tkc accu mulatiuu of rtioroious fortunes for ill. ir projectors; such accutuulatiuu, it stinul.l U ..Wed, to complut« the truth, being wholly at the cost of the lab«»r industry of the country. I he whole process eon* •ist« in taking lomething from men wh<» h.r. labored fur it and giving it to.. who have not earned it. Any person from the rural districts who. on a vi-dt to N.W York or Chicago, has been ruliuvud of the cnntunla of Ills pusketbonk by a getitccl appearing but vulgar, swindler . . * "c w ®fidencc man has had an in dividual ripcrieno-'of lliat im.de of "d* ««loping th« reaourc«a of the country" which the Jay Cooke confraternity, aided by ihe federal government, have been practising upon tbe whole American pen. pie c»er since the passage of that measure of unspeakable scoundretiam—tbe ao-call ^i*' 0 ** 1 't' en<ler Act " Ill« Northern I aciflc 11^all road w a* pro jaetad by • ring of confidence «windUr« far the purpose of swindling the people out of nearly 100,000.000 acres of land by building ■ railroad (lo be also owned by the swindlers) with money to ba earned gnd paid by the people to be thus »wind ti J r n ' nn t ,|,< 'ifie and «'entrai Da L °Jt* L * n <l the Lord 7.* r< *u. i iTk °* IT"' 0, * ur "MlioBal highways, ' had proved success ful swindles of the same kind ; the North arn Pacific swindl. rs were encouraged by tba success of the kindred gangs. They would build a ratlr ad some 2.000 miles ia langt h. tbroogh a "howling wilder Baas." where no* in a half a century cootd a railroad be made to return a single farthing on its cost; but they would "de «slop tho reeoorcrs of the country"— which means that by persistent lying and misrepresentation they would induce nao pit to go into that wilderness and boy The di»hon«-st dement in the fiaotl »ya t*m is admirably represented by the ./«v Cooke »ort of fiiiancii-r«, though the g»-n *»ia of the di-hiitieat element ia f«>un«l far behind all such person«, in that financial lie of the federal government which »aya that a promise to pay a dollar is itself a dollar .And who are tin? .lav Cook«-« ? Men wli obtaining money under fulae pretence» The Northern Pacific llailroad »«die butine«» activities coiiM»t in bonds would furnish the money, which the dupes who were expected to pay g'i acre for the wilderness and five bushel* | "f «heat for carrying one bushel to mar ket wiiuM pay. principal uml tuten*»!, out of th«» product» of their labor. f*o these pattern Tigg Montagues proceeded t«» •shove" their bonds ou every money market in ('hrittetnlnm where they could hope to find aman with more money thuu ti«<»(her wit Their course of pro ceduro w-im chnrncterialic of the men and lbs fraudulent scheme. It was especially 1 in religious publications that their lying 1 advertisements were to he aaen It «> «»der the seeming patronage of " Young Me»'. Christian A..»„ci.t,o„." that these »Iisrpir» piously reeoiiioieiohd Northern I'aeiiie bonds lo their customer* as "bet ler than governiiicnt securities."' I'ets ot die (edcrat 1 nasury Department, wiib Unking house* in »II cornais of 'ke »artli and "freadmen a savings hauka" wlier, ' vcr 1 " ro , PP l ' ,rc ' 1 'ke chance of kaudiing ». me ignorant negro's small earning., with a psalm-singing paradise al Cu< "'; ll *> and a gorge .us palace at ' «"kobs. with their , U " J »urroundttigs. mi. «eded by ageiic.csof thorough dishonesty disposing of JH.i.tltm.lMK) of their pa P>'r securities, hair "f tlium to pay inter l '»t on tbe other h.ilt. M bat is their se cttr,l > : 1 k'7 llavo kuilt 400 or unn "" lnl ri " lr "»d nltogether ; they have rolling stock, tools, A "'8-» 11 '"j*- (aceerdmg to /*.».r a tutu nmd .uinmil.) i *» the cuM value n( Hffiitlea thia lh« y have •let* tin* back at $<) an acre the land which nn in corruptible Congress had voted to the swindler« for nothing (or for a few »hare« in the «windle judicioualy "placed where they would do the most good'*) and give them five bunbcU of wheat for carrying one bufthcl over their road, and thu« pay the whole cn«t af the road out of (Ik* earning« of their dupe«, "tho people," and take their place« among the grandest money nabob« of earth, own government and be regarded a« "public benefactor*!" To carry out thia atupetidou* confidence «windle the "confidence men" got a char ter authoricing a capital of £100.000,* 000. hut rf'|uiring only £2.000.000 to be tubacribed. and only ten per cent, of that amount to he actually paid in, making an actual available capital of only £*200.000 —not a fifth part of the cost of «urveying the route Hut unlimited power to ia»uc t — tar,UM [ J- 1 ,al ,f *' :, . ru , - lcr,,,sl of ,lu ' ,r • w »»dling charter, to laud **"*"'* l'MM O.uut) acres of their ,ana iuUuJ y IKekonttig the lui» i at V'™"»**'" l* r ' CP * f'l ui,c -» ,uu ' , ' »» be got f.ir it under the hammer) and all ut,, ' r ^ rnce. an 1 it appears ,l,ul ,J '«* assets of this eoufideiic« coiiccin a,,,WMnl to l.d71 *2'2. against an »•d.'bt.'.Ines» 0 f s*m.« £so, 0 IMM»»h; ! And «*» * available assets m-t one dollar .Suclt arc the utterly rotten character an«l-wortlil«ss fiundation of this Northern Pacific confidence swindle, whoso timely explosion lias exbibiiod lo the country in all it* luini gba-tliti* ss the volcano of corruption, fraud mid chicanery on which rest* that false appearance of things which I monopolists and swiu«ilera call "the pro» perity of tho country " bu» which the men who really ttuk<* all the prosperity that any country can enjoy are discover ** 0ul prosperity, but robbery by con ^dence games of which they at«- the \i«. ~~ U «odigoant uprisiug against *. ,,,0 ostr«»us mode ot plunder ; it their V, K"'''U* «»*1 angry protesta ugaiust the an 7 »®rdi.i eonfideiice rogues I 1 '®' ll,v0 * ' '" 2 Lo, ' n ll "' lr «»*» Ul,< ' r J M prt t* tues un* wit oiut i « l, ""' ** ! [ n ' '*•"« . ."''T'.'l J : .'. ^«'r , \ 1 ° ^' 11 " 1 K ' 19 J" 11 ' ht ! 11111 " ijf " IUI I'." 1 u ® *** f, e * M* * Ul * - 1 . [' iri " J" ! 1 ""' ! 1,1 11 ' * 1,1 1 l .' ' | ainly rompre i.-n.ls tbr.n no sninji*. lias | '''T".7* . u 1° ,1,e 1 i' 1 * tr *'' ••lumrnt o I, '*J * * * !® " u 1 [ a * n * " P r *'*° to 'he far,tiers niurrmunt for the j ^ U [\ 1 , . - '* *[* au * *' ^ re . atr j'k 0, , w 1,4 1 * p " J! 1 * 1 ° at . c . 0,,, P ' ,n 1 my politie, political, lin.in ' «•' «r eommorcal. of ,U "dishonest «lu * rum ,r u* <tjo imes, » • 1' ! • *_ m . ... Dill Not Want His Insttranrp _ ' a sior) iui<i b» luniri UrUirr. . - j "Sonn after I bad commenced th« prac | tie« nf my profession iti Huston." said Mr | Webster, "» circumstance occurrsd wliicli : forcibly impressed upon my mind tbe sometimet conclusive eloquence of stleuee ; and I wondered no lunger that tbu au rient» had erected a statue to her aa to a divinity. "A man in New Betiford had in«ur<-d a j «hip, lying at tha lime at tba wharf thare, j for an amount much larger than its real value, in one of our insurance offices in Boston. One day news arrived in Huston ilia; this ship bad suddenly taken 6rc, and been burned down to the water's edge. It bad been insured in the Massnehusclls In sur»nce Company, of which Gen Arnold Well» was president and myself attorney --General Welle told mo of the miafor tune that happened to the company in the loss of the veaacl so largely insured; communicating tome at tbe same time, the somewhat extraordinary manner in which it had been de.troyed. "Do you intend," I asked him, pay tbe insorancc ? "1 shall be obliged to do so." replied the General. ••! think not ; for I have no doubt, from Ihe circumstances attending the loss that Ibc ship waa set on Ira with tba ia to ICDlion to defraud the company of tbe in- ia aurance." "Hut how ahall we prove that? and your what a h a 11 ( aay to Mr. I.-.when he makes application for tbe money ?', I'Say nothing l replied; "but bear quietly what he haa to any." of "Some few days after thia convcraalion. Mr. Illank came up to lio-tnu, and pro rented himaelf to General Arnold Well» at tho itipurance ofliro. Mr. Hlank waa a man very careful of hia personal appear ancc, and of punctiliou» demeanor, lie powdered hi» hair, wore clean ruffle» and ma Well-brushed clothe», and had a gravity of year» »perch becoming a person of respectable late position. All thia demanded civil treat- upon rneut ; and whatever you might think of him, you would naturally use no harsh language toward him He had a defect 1 in In» left eye. »o that when he »poke he turned hia right and sound eyo to the por son he addressed with a somewhat oblique anglo of the bead, giving it auch a turn a» n hen who discovers a hawk in the air General ArnoM Well« lia«l a correspond- f«»r»n ing defect in hia right eye. ted * * I was not présentât the interview, but I bnvo heard it often d«*sciibed by others who were. General Wells came your out from an tutor office, on tho announce* meut of Mr Blank'» arrival, and fixed him (to um* n French expression) with his sound eye looking at him seriously, hut am calmly .Mr Hlank looked at General W ell« with hi« » oiu I eye. but not steadi ly— rallier at if lie »ouglitto turn the General'* right (lank. what "They stood Inis, wi:li their eyes cocked at ea.-li other, for more than a but minute before either sp"k" ; when 'I r Hlank thought best to take the initiative lion "It is a pleasant day. General Wells. though rather cold " -It i». a» you snv. Mr Hlank a pleas- do ant. though rather cold day." replied the erct Isetieral. without taking Ins eye from it. y. range turn i sho.ild net be surprised. General." continued Mr Hlank. "if wa should hav » fall|..f .. soon " " There »stances. Mr anow m February " Mr Hlank hereupon shifl.d his foot, and t pm Hu did not f-.-l at cas-, and the less so frion the de«p.-rate attempt« to eoncea! I, inbarra.su,. »1 * * \N li» n tit* you think. General, he in* «juired. niter a |*aui?t*, ''ihat ConereM wiii n ij■•»irnV ' i wi.l ight he more «urpriatnj eir Blatik, tban ;t bill <<f seem mitn It i- doubtful. I slnnibl think. Mr Blank, when <h>ngre«< will adjourn ; per* bap« ti t t*»r some tune y. t. a* great bid »-• >**« know, m ve slowly." "Bo you hear anything important from that «juartcr. General ? ' ".Nothing, Mr Blank " "Mr Blank by this time had becom very dry in tho throat a sen-atiot.. I have been told, one is very apt t.» fe.-l who finds him.«*« If in an en» bair ;».*•* itig p i- tcc sition, from which ho begin-» to see n • possibility -if escaje vanee, and «lid know b cessful retreat At last, after desperate and ineffectual struggles to n I gain self-p«»ss«*ssitui, fin-ling bimst lf all the while within point-blank range of that that rakiug eye, be wholly br«»ke down, and c took his leave without the least allusion to the matter of insurance ft "He never returned to claim tbe mon ey. . 4 \t a eertain p.-rio I. s.tin * six or eight t |,. „ffi,-. rs ..f ..na »I our nrin railroatls hud good r«*-*> -ns for be ( In iing that soma of ilm cumluctora u i...n | a particular section «d* th. ir road were in t |,,, of r.-n.I.iiiig inaucurat« rtturn .f tlioir reucipls from • wag-passriigors ;' f „„q „ ,|,,. y ,„. r „ »„able to tix the .Icl'al A union upon tbu particular m.lm.iuals, i.; ll i £erlol| elll pl„ V u.l to invc.liuatu tbu . of matter, amt lest the aeuurac» of tbrir be . ,r„ r •-xccutiuii «if this delicate «crvice lie scleett-d a sulfi ient number of liis beat men to fumi-h four ^ )r rv ,, rv L . ar j n a train . <'tiu to be seat««! , t;|rl| ;, 0 „ r j,, lhu cclllri , ,, f . , Ciir t j |e latter facing t>i the fr«jnt and rear *«i as to see every persou who went in or ,,u, Tl,e, ° ,m ' 11 Wl ' re t'" 1 «•* .recognize each oilier, but to pay ilicir fares, and otherwise deport themselves like ordinary travelers, Kadi eue was provided with pencil and paper, and in- » structcl to ke-p an accurate record of ; every person that entered ur left the car», or | noting tbe stations to and from which tltev traveled, etc , so that if at the end of th- trip their notes were in accord, it would be good evidence of accuracy In of I this manner the major was enabled, in th t cour« <»f a f«*w day«, t*» main* a d«-tuil<d report which showed e«»nclu»iacly that nearly every conductor upon the section of road under surveillance had been guilty j of swindling. He also ascertained that j one of these delinquents owned property an In a largo (mount in Fhiladclphta.— , Whereupon, as I was informed. Col 8—. the vice president, tent for the mai, and is the following dialogue ensued : "Mr.-.how long have you been employed as conductor on our road ?" " About seren years. Sir." "What pay have you received during that lime?" lut »'• 1!.' feared to ad t'T to make a sue • or two tin m Conductor aud Vice President. ■ ' F.iglit hundred dollars a year." ••Do you own tbe bouse No. — upon Street ?" "I do, Sir." "Heseyou other property in this city ?" "I have." "What is its vslue ?" "Well, sir, I can't tell precisely, but it ia considerable." "What estimate do you plaça upon your entire naseta ?" to "Something like forty thouaand dol Ura." "Were you tho owner of any portion of thia property when you entered our aervice?" of "Not a d llar'a worth. Sir " the "You have a family to aupport, I un- ia dcratand ?" "I have a wife and three children." "Will you do me the favor to inform ma how you have been aide in aeven a year» Io »uppoit your family and accuttiu late a fortune of forty thousand dollars j upon a »alary of eight hundred ?" j "| have not the »lightest objection to answer your s qtiestiuii. Colonel S-, 1 provided you will suffer mo lir»t to pro pound a few pertinent interrogatories to of you." | "Very well. Sir, I've no objections What arc they ?" "Will you. then, be so kind ns f«»r»n tue hoir long you have been eoouec ted with tho-Uailrmd ?" * * Smurf hin g like ten years.*' "What, allow me to ask. has been 1 ! your Hil.iry during that iiin-■ ?" 1 "I supp ».*c it may have averaged about £5000 a year > "You have a family to aupport, if 1 am nnt mistaken ?" " Yea. Sir. 1 have a family " a "If it i« not nu improper i|iie»tiun, 11 Colonel S-, will you suffer me to ask what i. the a.out of your fortune ?" ' "H'-ll. Sir, I don't ku >w precisely, fif but il i* «nmclhiiig ban Isoiue " "Would \ u ..-liinile it ut half a tnil- .' lion d -Mats. I* doled ?" " Yes. I dar. «ay it is " "That b-ing Iho fact. Wr, if you will do me the favor to disci .*o to me the »e erct ,.f the pr-css by ah eh you in ten y. irs luve I n able t . tran-inol turn into ten t me tl at m.ount. t g.'tit, itli- u> t-i l-l.r nutsi ;• r t s.t! try. I wi.l .„-rn c* 1 1 * ■. ■ i » ; v tell \ ou h<> I h ,v. :it»;ig'd. by lurtrti^ an li ue«t pt-nnv insign.ticint a* • I'hat n ail very w.- I.' r- | !« - 1 tbe imperturbable viee-pr* «ideti, •• but you '' seem to bave forgotti-u tint tli.re i <w uni then . t t :iii. i-- tli•* eomp'.rv • !■ r ■ w t i -light ilifi- r«*nvc ii.-t v*-i-n your -f it Hai!r >ad. in that \ stealing th .ant mitn upon tb-î e r--p n*iMo t mo f r iln-re.is 1 :i tieipated this result, an 1 bristie « . !i.-m remark« d: "lu that event. Sir. it may at * me future time be e.uue necessary for me t m**nt upon another m id acking t«»o milcli f. r y« u to give tcc setting forth r ojr estima;« of m\ ability to pe rform the duu* * that «ver disgraced tlie catalogue «.t c npb'V«*es. and that any e-onp.inv ha anything t » d»> with y »u will be ntorallv ft tain to be robb«- 1 !■' Pinkerton." by G.-n It There are n*i »pouting fniiutains in the .anon, but uumuruu» Imbblinu si.riiiL" that sink und rise with spasmo-tic acti-ui l'li.-se numbor a ItunUreti or tiv... .mi arc f varviug lumnui at uru .m l oustitunits A few ..ro ..uilu rol.l, closely a.ljmiiii.u lo.l spring» ; wntlu oth.-ra have a tumperatuir . of DHI to - •? .lucre •*. Siiihu aim.ar t be composul of alum ami iron. ..it.urs nl sulphur and magnesia, while a few i strongly acidulous II r - the wafer »* pale yellow. Iiku that of « r iiuury white , «ulphur springs; there it is black , J , with the aid «if fmfuent at« um itijeclitins, ( intetisilies tbs cbemical action, the sputter undfuii.ing.tlmlareinu.ssimilyg .ingi.il Iti.-se phctiiimriia are uot umitiiicd In the narrow bed of the gorg**. but extend for a hundred *ir tw«» feet in place* up if« sides, » liich slop« at a pretty ,trip angle. Tb. su »lopra aru soft masses uf rock decomposed or slack, it,-.! by chemical action, and cul »red brilliantly with crystallized sulphur, and sulphates nf iron, alum, lime and mag ncsia, depcsired from the springs and jet* of steam, which ar- bigl.lv charg.-J witti them As the rocks decompose and leach utidvr the rlntitical action to which th«v arc «uUjcctc«!, tl».? «oft «iliciou« mo*« re mainiug. nf a putty-like consistence, mixes with tb.se salts Some of the heaps tbu» formed as-utnc conical shapes They have an apparently Brin crust, but ar« really treacherous stepping-places. Due of the most remarkable steam-vents in the canon is in the top of such a pile, fifty feet up the steep slope It blow» like the escape pipe of a large engine. The beautiful niasse» of crystallised sulphur which form about it. as about the innumerable small fumeroles that occur along both bauks. '(MllpUltV « lilt'll V. itilu'l' t » y i I ; ti*v trail- -ti it* h t' :ht-* fact, it now lut y t * • inform y » that yur -«* r\ »'• l*in|c«?r rniuiretl lin* fjoi-tiou« ••tiniutf'r p-fLaM - an* itli hit* char «•• in v a I " II t*n • at k epypl . -,. Would It in «• a let f «Uiudue tl t'T ' "If you desire it, I certainly have n > objection* t. » giving u a t*>tiin*iniul t tin- eff<-ct that l l-'ok upon you a th* m «»t um-crupulou.H and unblu* ing knave «»ur ■ • I » t. etive Murcy, in I! /inj,,,'* I/* dur f„r rl'tlH-r The Devil's Canon. I TIIK CALIFORNIA «iKYêXU IllcitON ink •nt». tempt one to dare to climb, and face the hot »tram Tho ma, » »haket beneath the tread, tmi i, probably »oft to a great depth Wherever in these »oft heap« a «tick i» thrust in, the escaping warm air soon depasita various »alls (If course a : walk over sue It material is ruinous to boot ' and shoe leather, while the «piash nf acid I water* often injures the eluthing Every body stop« to gather »pepimcn» nf tht va- an rioua rails and rock» The guide presente to be lasted pure Fipsom aalt» (aulphate of ' magnesia.) and salts of iron and alum, of ; to aoda and ammonia Few car# ta tail* the i »till water».however, which rival n their chem ical and »anilary qualities «1 the apringa of all the German apaa Ingot lier, Perhaps the moat remarkable of the tleyter apringa . ia that called.happily enough .the Witehea' Caldron Thia is a" black cavernoua open ing in the »olid rock. al«out »even feet aero»«, and of unknown depth, filled with a thick inky li>|uid, boiling liol, that turn- her. hlcaand roar» und-r the pre«<ure of r»rap ing atenin, emitting a »mell like that of bilge-water, and »cem» to proceed from some IMutoni.: reservoir due irresistibly 1 thinks of the liellbroth in .Unrbelh, so "thick and slab," and repeats tht words of the weird sisters: " lv.ui.le donblr toil ami trouble the Fire burn'and caldron taMilr/' ' ing , , . I M M -b "d , , . .^1 i . . . / * r**k -'ï* " l /'Vt! ks Icll Tk<* ' in «« . a» a .pen* >« '■* ' ' ** 1 ! an *' * P' ,sl, '' ,n 1 ' P »«» «vçr«|» n ' 1 i 1 '* 11 iM, V ,^ ' 5 'i* ^ V 1»!»"^ ^• , . ' n .'J. ,rr a ^ lf * cv > s •rt*t ,, i* . w u re s «rire ro unin < "Jr" iba" »"on » all'»tb'k» 'lai.i . ., , • a it ap-r on are i own away i o t » ,,f 11 D" P-* r " 1,1 ' rn * . n " 1 " 1^* i li Vl'il/oo* '"'b'Vl'i. 'n.ôJJnr'fir -oi "her'lnGna ' ' Th ! t T 7 k tan 1 . T ,r ,> i" fif ' '* ' • '< an . 11 a • < ." ' w 1 »p 1 cniivn*o w m i tr< a ' n .' "' *"» u ' ,, 1 ' 11 ,, 1 ^ ' *, ■ LY II „i" P Yv«v r0,i 1 ' J 1 ' er i Paul and Virgira. ■ It »j< .luring tItc French ,r Mîiuritiu that t'.i terribl • -1 pbiee which furni-h d B i itb the motive fi-r ; t n fm ."*in inful bin bl '' i: ' in I touching l »ve s'ory. /' ', -/ I Vr till* til • - •«•in- of III. h In 17 I I Ir -i .|,t .1 n, : , ;>t ■ ,.r had oecu'ioncd a ti rrib! • - !■ cu. ■if \ tin* N' it ti Min bit-, tin*»» ct'le r*r in. and tho following *ent out front tl < tty » i.-bly la«l-n witli jo r- hef f the btarvino <*.>1 mi* ■ t'el'M-k ••ip' fit e aft* t n * m w i« sight« i Iro n the ship, t im. M lb-la M irre, i fin.* inoiitiliiJi! night t now kn wn a- I' -mb* au th Me V-'-'l c eoun i 1 1 • i to pr dit bv be enter what t* -f * fu; i'iouv to t « About f Uoun i I h »d i;.,,.,, v ,,f j,;. ,,t,, 1 ,;. ( ' ,rt*t plunged t rising I • the surf.i*«* ag ii uru.k !.. liml that tho %a board bad bcuu ciigultVd Un board the St f.Vrou «r-*. Mlle Mallet au I M wim wer-' tu be united i reaching the island Tbe young man. as anxious and agitated as tbe girl was calm and resigned, when the others left was making a sort of raft on which to save |„. r K |, n J.-arer than On bis knees hu imp! with hint on to the frail l.iit sole hope ,.| aafoty ; and to i ti » u r < - a citutcr certainty. !>« bcgg««l her to tak«^ dî the h.-avi r part of her garments This she steadily refused to do. When be round bis most earnest solicitations vain, m l all hope of saving her Inst, lltongh slu entreated him f to leave her. fce quietly t... k from a pock ,1-b.mk a truss of Iter hair place.I it on hia heart. round her fo shield her a* in the last, he calmly awaited the terrible catastrophe at fier side Nor bad they |., n g to wait, for they wer.- soon washed from the dehk. tttui tno f tp i'ti lia v. or th B.i\ • f Tomba, but w l t • !:■*• .*»!« aide until • * * f. th • "fil**' r al! wo l t li luring tho night upon a 1 at out a b' lgut* f.. ui th« I :iv« t iina high then-, tin li • uaiit of th* - »hip to drift lang, r *u- r«cî i.orutng eh Th«* »«* . id tl 1 tin* Si Hr i d. tic** nm«*ttg -'ii •* driveu w itli gr>-4t tl breaker». i: 1 i aa made '• r«; cru>lt to lower tli .-«I by the fall •(Tort b«»at»i. but >*>m*? TV u»t*. an*l other* wer by the waves. in a *hort swept away t i tu*- tin* ke« ! mg «hip became i n'» r- t|U--*t th lierai bem-di* w i* br->k* ii it two. nt» 1 the At the capta chaplain pronounced a g* ti ui and ab»-»lut ion, and th Then total wreck Ave Mir» i i Stella" n»ue«l a Number* ot into the »ca, wa* »Ulig if in l«-«i ribald • eonfu»i«»n. the c heavy # wuv«-» tor«* th-un fr>* tiling themaelves ird» ; but the their frail A a he itu y support», and nearly all brav«? «nil r named (' forts to save th«.* captain, Arid to take off Ilia eb* perished t mu gr- at ef h. hit g : 1 ut M who «ligjdny trcp'ic much greater t pi tv than « aim on the gr" l><* l.i M nr io thi« cat i> *1 Cl alup. r-fused to «1 1 ) i that it «lid i .-r»oi * the iti* n to bmd without hi« ; •t at length .«ucc« e*l* d in , captain « u a I'l.ink. and by j -wimining nbmgsidtf *»u«l«-ivorc*| to him sufelv to land Kne-omt* ring • a raft r u nit* ( ; which aoine of th«? ct w had smi g tit refuge, tin* ciptniu thought ho would be p, safer with th* n. Ilv bft tin- plank, and •aching tin* lo avoid c* aiiecct-.b d in larger support , aud on i!i u» horror ■i P ft with all ou •; wer«- two lov- ; Be Ben ion inarriagu hi- own lift* ht lo J.'-u- nJ ki-*ed it anil With hi- arm fir »» hi- enuhi Thuir bo'lie, were picked op the following dav, eluted in tilt close embrace in which they un ited death Thia touching incident farmed the groundwork of the beanliful itury over which »0 inony tear» have alien Mauri : tins was then hut little known, and St ' l'ierre's pictures nf its life and scenery I wer* all drawn from iningiration ; but ihe story has iuristed the far-ulT island with atmoaphere of romança. Two (true- ' lures at Piinplemniisses known aa the toniha of Paul and Virginia are atill ahown ! viailora—two dilapidated pilea of brick. »till betraying trace, of wbitewarh on thair f.oae crumbling aide». When viailad by Mr ; I'ike, who had been aakrd by a romantic ,d young lady la gather for her aotne flower» from the tomba, he found the aurrounding train ground» converted into an impassable i t| )e »"amp by recent raina Rom a »er ia evi- t dently at a discount in Mauritius— S H car I'onant, in /fnr/wr'« .ttiytniu /or Veto- 1 when her. - » - - I only Death or lltisca'i lininornaos—1 nD fiyimj StnojjUt of a Mnnrirr —Kerly into Monday afternoon Hariium'a large rbinoe- i hi» eros, liven on exildiinn in Philadelphia g»»e signs of unusual excitement, and call presently began a vigorous assault upon iron bar» of the cage, vainly endeavor- came ing to breik through, and soon after died Thu I'hilidrlpbia Telegraph say» : cut crowd around the cage, but when tho guod toot * w, ' r k began to succumb to the the furious assA'ilt« of the enraged animal, and became evident that there was great their n g'' r of it* escaping from ita confine- came nient, tlie feeling of euriosity gate way to that of fear, and when the bug« mouster. had wl11 ' " lerritic snort ami powerful upward thrust with ill head, carried away tbw top |(,o cage .ripping it off aa though it was n gauze, I lie crowd became paralyzed ,,n *'•*' ™» r - Women and children shrieked terror and sought safety in flight, while strong men stood ipecchless liefnra the bis r || )>t ||,rcalenej them The »trug- j ales of the dying animal were fearful In iho behold, but fartunately warn of »hört du* |ia( r0,i " n As it nas the cage was torn and 'batter -1 v> a*» to r nder it unfit f.*r furth- t|, u«e f an 1 had the pjr •xy»m« continued few iiioiim nt* long'-r, l«»*w of human lift, poor might have resulted. The dead animal the lii* M">' » in nn:r\ t-t l . *t ne it 1 v tw.titv tli.,u*unl It !- utidersto l tlat it died The 'i'jt .i will be »«'lit to the preservation fm n ht ."*in it li* >iiian Institute for Paying- Debts. The II' wb » murder*, bur the eomlort or perhaps 1 1»»* very exi*t urder. robb* rv. an • *r m o »1*. i i'rt - J t* - of -oeiety ; , *n » r* among the capital crime« ty. to*, like *»ur > k >: rverv eivilii**! sneietv, indeed — it i*> h»* '■»etitial il.ut m :i**y lent «»r earned *li«»uld be ) h i ; for money us the representative -f .ti! value und c«»nvciii«-nea becomes the gave tin e >tf ail obligati«>n. tb*» type of ui! to fu; til I ment » it of ,| |0 ' .... ' ^ ,,,c ^ or ** a P raf "? ,e °f * • f> ?*. '•" nileim-n working in the printing unto of I ambridge, and a r , l *"' D''h"P * medal fur profi f ' , nev1 ,c vlasstes ; a ranchman near w i i-rcial - d tail prix» c*'. m p«« ?• ucti U j w , and and ik- But in the fact al u • th* in^ in th«* th»* wir n th- typ« the 1 i tin tod t * th*- timig tvpiii-d jerk r. wti.-.w a- tl,. if Ikj, *,u r*-d than a bill ti i That wh •i can count ami egUtcr, w • ; uf that which 1 ww take »ucdi heed liiply. oipln-r and -d IV •r.i ;ol r •( eh o* •»«.-, S • wo pay tith - f mint and otimmin, ile j it i v tho debt- which tin- tax -'ii i jatln r«.r uvci i i the su refutation of the op*i.ni«t'a pri-niatur« chant of praise or* r th** w«»n «.f the ag«? Ir progr* tufurc mav «• in- a ti. alia 11 be »ul tliought of owing a «lut? li ti »hall be t i «••.■ret -hull !-• more •f e\ lung*-. l love an I tn«-r«*v an 1 ju* tie«- oil-weigh all dr finer bilan - Till th -ti the world will g Id, stupid. iiicon*i»tent. blundering » o u l » , the fin shekel* ill our it* way. and only the sweeter ml clioico spirit» who look bcyon*l it.« coarser standard, will know the- lofty joy which In* in the real, not figurative, pay /br (Jrtuhcr. A courteous man «»ft*-n . I» in 1 if«*— . wh-'ti peraoti» f greater abiljty fail Th ••x p«*ri< n.v of every man furni.«h«a frequent in«tat»Ce< w li* re e oi. ■ i ! i a « • * r y nmnn r,< have f-rtut»*" f«r phv'i iii.a, l;iwy«M. litieiau». tuerclilIB**. u.ud ind« e l iu«lj vidunl* <'f nil pursuit»« lrt being in- it in In - d to a «trnnger. hia affability ôr th'- r- v. r« • crealc* in«tantanc«ii»lv a pre awakens un- a mg of L-bt« - s ' •// pr* «•• p, in hi» favor. I »«.**»1011 w»cmu*ly a prejudice ngiin«t him civili y i». in fact, whnt a pleasing appearaneo »« to woman : it ia a general •rt to far -•a letter of recoin•ti-iida P *T tion writt« »on understand» •; language that •• rery p r '1 In-best of men oft. n in a injure themstlve» by irritability and up consequent l udene*» ; whereas men «»f in f.-rior abilities hare frequently succeeded by their agreeable and pleasing manners two men, equal in all other respect», courteous one has twi»*c the advantage. 1 by far the better chaüc« of making Jo curropondcni «ril«: "Our f hi» way in the worlJ hure i» thu »on of a guneral in tho Or it i- h n "*" r tuiativ, of Goorgo Slophrnson. of railroad fun« F'our " l * 1< ' r Fanchinun aru lhu «on- of a firmer governor nf Hongal, who it »till very - A graduate of one of the nniver.itii « manages a dairy, and attend, lo moat of the miikiug personally T the »on« of :m wealthy nent London hnnker -- * - Lucy King, of Fond tin Lsc. M'iscnn »in. became engaged to »ix young farmer», and on a pertain day called them all to grther and told them to fight for her hand Plie married the remnant of a man who was left »landing st the close of the con'est A certerpondent of the Cbiougo f.oae tella tbia atory about Htw lutr Hickman, which ha* octet before uppawr ,d in print. On another oceaaion. 9rMl being M n train without a ticket, he tonif w t| )e earn, and after the train had baen ftg motion aotne lime, atepped into lha Nit car and called out londty "TiohetnV' when every ooe. thinking him tba sftttt« ductur. Ire hi out their liekate. Beww only took one, however, »electing tbit 0 1 nD honeat old German farmer, and, pnamag into the next ce r. look a seat, stiekiwg hi» ticket in the hand of bfi bwt. Iw a few minute» there waa tbe SMsf call again of "Ticket« !" and the real wow doctor made his appearance. When Iw came to the old German farmer.be St tempted te explain; but the eondwaVOV cut him short, saying, "Show your ticket, guod man? pa»»enfcrs win* bad witoc«**4 the transaction In-tween Hid ib«d *o«l (Itw farmer, aod wondered at the time why their tickets had not broil called for, now came to the relief of the Gorman. aod remonstrated, protesting that tbe mew had paid, and the conductor who had juet passed through. b»d already taken up hi* ticket The conductor, thinking for • moment, laid " I'll bet Boau Hickmww ia ,,n this traio ;" and. aura enough, n» lering the r.ext ear. there sat Kean, ag large a. life, looking quite innocent, a.4 bis ticket exposed in full view j "Where did von get this ticket ?" aak iho ernidactiw »ailing »I out of IlMkwwm'a |ia( band. dölit mA $umw. iw » "It wa* given me by a gentleman in t|, e B . xt ear." frankly replied Beau, ' Y«»u ought to be anbatned poor l.ierntau farmer in that way •• IVlit« it and cleverest people in the world on yur road," ««id Beau with his inimitable «mile and little l wou'd you believe me. needed on , but when they kni-w e-/<. / "•••. tendered tntt lii* ti- kef : anti fhv ladies -lirwl ble»« them ! af b ast a do/.en offered me lh»ir«. M to rub a •VVfcv, wir ? t only tri;ifr in the car The c t.d ictur pa«.cd him. Am u run l*t itf "—A good »tory ta t* M *.f a M th -li>t tnitiivler. wiiib- attend a protracted meeting. iti** »inni-li-r « w .n*sit-klv. and un Ins way tuthechuc't wliu waa h»* ealld on one of bis todgblw unking » luaitges. and tl*-- g «ni lady of the h«>u»e roll'-'d tip a few link?* in a paper and gave th* , n» to the minister to lake bom« to bis wife » it j w i f IK- plart-d then* i bip coal WhiU tail p »ck* t, at»*l wont to elureli. -landing *n the «top« of flic* church c»u vcr«iug a little dog a cuted tho «aunage». and kept jumping up and catching th* 1'ituini pockvt. jerking it pretty livaly, and lie ruffed tho puppy away *evoriil But going in and «oti-riiig thu pulpit. ! e tuok up th«? bible to th*- norvif « Hue of the *K-acona. wi-li in^ to «p-tk to him. walk»*«! pan way up th»* pulpit «tain», and reaching up catche«! the niitii«t*r by thu coat-tail giving it a jerk t*« have him turn round, but ii»at«-«<! if doitii; «o he gave a tremendous kick ba.-kward«, taking the old deacon ill th* fa«*«*, and tumbling him «l*»wn »taira without jo-'king ar*«uu«l. th •*» *scu«-t| ti i m «<- 1 f to hi- laughing audienc«; * 5 on mint excum? n»*', my dear hearer«, but I •ki*t, and time» ill-in-» hive a few »auaagcs in inv j that plagued puppy ha? been trying to ever ainee l have been here M ^teol tl !l*»w IIR **OT TwKNTV fbil.t.A it* -V •her in a frontier settlement had b*-»-n a church |»i*j et. . Flier«- was »till tw* nty dollar» wantiag, in-1 after vain «'ff«»rt* to make up th« deffeitney, he plainly intimate*! a« li**. locked the door one d V after service, that he intend«;«! to have that «nid twenty <i*dl«r» before auy of them left til* bouse r* it the f ime time.- lie s*-t the examplu by to»«ing n five d* liar bill on the table, Another put down a dollar, aud another a hnlf a dollar and so cn Tho parson rend «*ut every n*w and Thar a pr* «•• llecting money f then the state of th«? funds l a half my «leu fried» •1 a quarter and six bit» are in that bat, triend« an«l Slowly it Iiiouutcd Fourteen. seven "Thar'» nine "Ten t'hriatiun Bretlir« u Iwelve and a half Sixteen »nd three bit«," »nd so . until it stuck at uinetecn d«dlara "It onlv wanta fifty cent». Will up Fifteen ,*nd a half. friend», to make up tiie amount, nobo«ly make it up?" Bverybody had subseti forthcoming Silenco r.igned, long it would have lasted, is ditfleuit t » **?• Il " 1 » h " lf a Ju!i ,r be ' !n F**«* 1 llirnugh I lx- op** u wmuow. anj s rougir rxpluiiulory toil*, ijaoutuj : "Her,. pnr.oD, ilturo i» your h«lf dol lar, lui out my gal. 1 in about tired u* waitio' f*ir her 1. au J Dol a cunt more «a, i how Xttx F'astltri,» —A Danbury mstt'e order for hi» wift'» ha» ia s norultj in it, way Shu waa sick aud couldn't g«> for the hat. «0 hu drove in Himfulf. II* «old the milliner to pul on a dollar's worth ,,f par.ley. fifty eentt worth of tiring beina, ten cuts' worth of eherrlc, t few currants, a best nr two, a HttW green cabbage and about three slice« of turnips, or. if it was two early for turnips, maha it two new patslues instead —Duxburtf Xciei. The fellow who got intoxicated » Itb delight has been turned out of tbe Softs of Temp'ranec.