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y j u * %. / x x sà-\ S I i '14 % \ r \ r 4 - I i| l| ■ il * Lf T 5 i 'j ;VV- % »? / / W Z 9 ' y 10 ' X / / 1& - NO. 4 « VOL XLI. WILMINGTON. DELAWARE. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1873. FOREWARNED da a I if 'I * 0 t e kraea JerBREL lei the pal _ » hold *u5 hr To Keep falthTU truant haarta. and smarts Imparts, r« sorts Ho. who' Ku'tt L^ie that's firm and strong and bold ngth perforce will hold, weak and sold I „ the by and -« i ily that Whl'.'U by power U uucoutrolled. Aik no vows—they lightly break, —Ot Love's largess freely take— fledge oo pledge Love Is sweet e'en for Love's sake. Ï hat.—thru thou haul 'ruly won old oy »trcu#fo of Love alooe. - *.f auijkt can thy love dethrone— filter and thy love promise inak« 'sr grown l TIGER-L tUH, pet. TgcMiS BAILEY ALDB10I. . on 1° lady.sllpprrs, ■.t sweet pea blossoms, vytthe flaky like N-r y 1 Im I like the challoed Ultra, c heavy En V Ulte* nus tiger lilies gnrdeu grow ! The 11 1 l' > *h*y sr* tall and slender. Their mouths ar* daubed with can*'*« led when the wlud sweeps • in their emerald •»•' J u,em VS 2a'.- ? ° "7-- ..^ffl atul V * , Evorltes of the Sultan', A down our garden-walks ! at I I And when Ihe rain is falling, es lile the window, •ateh them glow, and listen Now they burn aad glow I O. l»>r the burning lilies, Tin* »eiider East Ami « lilies, «rorgeous tlaer-Ullts. fit at lu our garden grow ! The SAVED. "Ml** Violet, w'll yon give this leLer to Mr*. Maltby I" 1 bad my hands fall of drawing mater ial*, but 1 received the letter and contin* uedou tny way to Mrs. Maltby's draw ing room. 'Ihe drawing* made while down had *p«nt my vacation—made by Mr*. Maltby, to whom I had been a com pat. Inu for a jeer—and Mr*. Maltby had be»n luteres ed n them, saying: ''Touch them up a bit, Violet, and I will get a portfolio for them and keep them '' 1 usually sit with h-r ip her dte*a;ng-ro«nu through the mp'Dinga, and thither i repaired Vouch up the drawings while *he »at with her slippered feet ou the fender. Iroldering with purple and crimson wool*. 1 gave her the letter, aud went to a low real in the deep bay wiudow. I »barpeued a pencil, and then happened to glance towards my compauiou. Her face was ashy white. Her profile turned towards wo. In its irregu larity and pallor U looked like a face cat la atom*. But i had never seen It look slwp and deatnl). Th« letter was clenched In her hand. J had brought her bad I wan hhocktd, but silent. I tried to remember what I knew of her family relations. She was a handsome, black haired woman of flf'y, who hud been early widowed, and returned 10 her father'* borne. lier partn a wero dead. Her m. ihcr h»d died her lnfuncy, aud she bed beeu the mistress of Kedburo tver It » iigee her fhther's dec.aee. 8 be hud a eUUd. Bh>- had no brothers or sis ters whom I had hrerd of- 1 could not snimlre what hud happened. I suw her burn il e letter, and she and lef: the Afier»»rd* I guessed whom that mnnlc tl"D was lr<*iu. A wii k j «b .ed. I hey ware quiet and rouifo'tv*le butruther ii.ouolonona weeks it SSdburn. But, though yvwng* t waa 1 res net e** 'hen most gui». ] uuhapi y with Mr«. time*. ï wish<|ü fv* A liL'C «hange. II u itost «lariilng *p<*ode. i a.l company to illne-Mrs bv's h.wyer and pertoual friend from New Y ..—1 was diessiiig bur hair, iked tny arrange artiste, bud* wumlpg. the Ulfe studies I had the sea-side, where I long, however, Only some Malt 1 1 1 un* did n r ment*, pixuuunclng tbi denly, r. i hoUt knock door aat fluug open and ^ youAg man walked in. 1 felt Mr*, galley start under my hands. \ Uijfeoi* wrh frightened, tbe intruder <boku«l ro bold aud reckles#. He was V» ry hundsome, but be looked ve been traveling long, «111 of *ome revel Hit was sollt d; his long clustering b«l| uu briisht-d ; hi# * ye- bloodshot j yet bis slngulsrij aitracti Ud n» vor before etjqu so higb-bred and graceful a in»", i^ailny did not speak to him. He fur from to h have ci Is linen . I 4 P*red hi - lf beforo and Irr. Ip ttcvei. Vlolrt," she tag), "tart.inly i « 1 tip) young Indy proceed "Oo is blood ** evil ehiId Thev lor, be will tering desk, At "tart.inly i « 1 tip) young Indy proceed Wi\hb-:i ttbk/A*- said, quickly. "What rb,»Yç u> raj in ed not inti-ricrc with her ùoplçypu^t. I undervtand that sho ls four çoi.fidant, though 1 h ive not had the pleasure of meeting her before." appeared way A the ami have been quit» mechanically tpokt-n, for hu Lad fix d bis eyes fiercely upon Mrs. Maltby * face, aud seemed to see only her. pinning up the braids of her hair as 1 had been bid, but my bands trembled. I could no: see her face, bot I thlr.t she met that look steadily. "Yon refute me, be *Md in a far differ ent tone from that io which he Lad first ^pVatr-fow apd concentrated. *• ,'CertRifily," *he answered. "Do jou want my blood upon your head IV he exclaimed. "I washed my hands clear of you lohg app," shuanswered composedly. "Long ago," he repeated, and a wave that was Inexplicable to » r bla face. Then be was silent. 1 don't know why, but from that moment r pitied him. He got np and commenced walking the floor. "I tril yon, Winifred, I roust have this money," he said. "I must have it to* bight, to-nlcht," he rvpeuteri Mrs. Maliby tfaj ttleflf. I caught a % ^!'.mii*e ol her face. Fllut was not flaffler. 1 WiBt * '•Lut ,«8 hove It, Winifred," lie said, pausing uefore her, "and 1 promise you U shall be the last ume." Bh# made no reply. "The last time I mean It, Winifred. hud His voice faltered, She did not «peek "Will you." "No," she replied, wltn no emotion *bp.i J7er. '* ' tbe Rls free had been working with some ■trong, deep fctllug. But that monosyla^ ble seemed to strike him a blow. He stood looking at her, hi# face still and desperate "1 uid uot think God could make such a woman ne you are," *u\d ha at last. I felt her shrink bt Death the actual horror' with which ho seemed to regard oer. But spoke with her unalurable composure: ''I told you I shoul 1 ; ay tracud nt faio, or in »«Id. "1 meant it. fair Wan lug ; I shall "He did not speak, bis bead was drop ped upon hi» breast; he done a of it. he than a year ago that tedeb uf yours, con* y other way," she 1 have piven you chunge." I deathly pale, y duty by yon Guy * you Inuw that I bavu," sho added. rt ïé-, you l.aVe bc»n Just, but you have merciful." bu replied, "Ob, with a bit* "I tot flever b Goal" H> flu: g tip bis ter ciy that ruug n,y heart. I looked a< her. Bbe did not relent cr goto him. He had flung himself Into a elnrir, nud with hi- head drooped aud his artnn folded upon bis back, was tbe most hopak.-* tffiuie I bad ever seeu. Sho ro«e, tor 1 had finished her lialr, and took a r the die. Her lip* re cold, but her face w a- if she w.: iuvluciblc K ra >' •till He ftavu a groan, aud starred up sud denly.* "lam going," be said, "i—lie met bereye, and asked: "Wl.y did you not hat ds h : altogether iu ) ^>Çe. Jou killed tier, you yrell rçraeiq A gush »tali.od her cheek "f ' ou would have made her happy, Ï •tjppoie, if she had lived," she said sar castically . But the stlDg did not seem reac h him. "If *' e bad lived ! Oh, heaven, if she had Uftdl Wiulired bedley, may God deal by vou yt w have dealt by me." "I am wllllug," she auswered. Hu ivpiulmd not a moment longer. W m t «»«•« t»*»- look tf reproach, a»,d left Ihe ; I roo«. Hooked wUtfnllr *t har; aha did !• too > » W *J *22" lu 'Ja ■«* dar, but ob tip much um.l Of BU I Itioofkt aad fait, t, of cou-.c, Bald BidhlBR. Tb. matter wae no affair S.'SS?'- 1 If *!* ""•nitood Iti Mr«. Ä:«'ur k " m ' r *' nt *"**" »Iller ; that the Guy Bed ley I that'he da *ere brother and young man named „ ,, . .. __ dlspoluteond In disgrace, that Mrs. Maltby had taken care of him la boyhood, but n< the relationship. I was In allowed to learn any But on tba »»pond night 1 wan awakened by a light shining Into my chamber. U W*a someiblug unuanal, Tor the little &MCK on tba mantle was chiming twelve After a montai 1 slipped out of the brd and gildtd toward* the epen door. The l©o,f embroidered fbldB of my night-gown tripped me, bnt 1 made guored way noise with bare feet upon the deep velvet of the pet. I dun'l know whom see< certainly peeled to . . Guy 8 « <lley, kueellrg before a sandal-wood chest, with i-aperb strewn around him on the fl.»or. K taper, burning in a silver scouco upon the wall showed his face perfectly cool us he went on searching for something. Hq oust have come I broach ray room 1° leach this apartment, for It had opening but Into my chamber, I was aware that the p«ip**rs lu Um fhest w valuub'.e—that there we\» inonqy nlaw>il abater * " W ' W ** *>0 1 «uw U a dirk knife g oor c j ü8e at hit side. I looked a. on lr «t«.it-i'V I re!nemo*^. c( j- lo him—then glided iorw*^ | snatched the knifo aud leaped ':*ck to the door. I was mistress of the situation, for I had come from behind him—done all lu a Hash ,of lightning feet stood with my back to the closed door, with a calmness that showed that It wa* not my Intention to immediately arouse the house: With a preEence of mind equal to my , he put the roll of bill* he had been robing for Into the fob of his waist coat, and with a glittering eye regarded petite, and I that he wat much afraid of mo, altttbugh he ap pearwl to be. "Yon have been robbing your sister." I *uid, ''but if yon will put the money back, I will let you go." His intense attention of to a look of wonder. "Ton child, asked. "No," I answered truthfully. "But 1 watched you In your sleep a moment ago debating whether it w necessary to kill you "Yoa the » 1 he ro 1 rs the me speculatively. I not screamed. 1 know changed ufraid of me?" he not." have been glad to find that It was not uocessary," 1 answered. e astonished than before, think of that. He looked bnt I did not stop "Put the money back," I said. * No," he said firmly, you first." "Do not do that," said 1. "I will murder "I your friend. I was sorry for yon that day." Ha did disturbed tbe pale fixedness of bis face. "Uow much money have you there," 1 asked. ^ne hundred dollar*." "And you need it very much "Vary much," he replied, with a bitter smile. "Please put it back," I said. *'Bhe has been Just to you. I would Ilk« clfnl. I will give you the money." "You." ''I have it—yes—here in my show you." epeak, but a troubled look Im ; let i flung open the door next to my writ ing desk aud came back. "These I wiU give yon freely," I said, opening tbe voll. "You said to your sister it should be tbe last time, und' I hope—" He had taken the bills Into bl* hand, looking at them in a kind, unbelieving w v. You may hope mo," he said, in * that yon have saved a low tone. We were silent for a moment. "You know that l whs very sorry lu my eye*. "And I love rot I »aid With ho said giavejy. you for It 1 1 lie put Mva« Maliby'e mouey back, and 1 rearn>ug«d the chest. 1 oegan to listen nervously lor voice# abo all was very still. He locked tbe chest aud gave me the key. "You know where it Is kept !" "Yue, lu a drawer lu her dressing room." I wondered how be had obtained bouse, but "Hurrj and get away." "There carefully. Pure, bravo little girl, how danger ; I paved the way ! try, If he I b ileg. oust ful° this "Viom. vnn or« n,v i.Mres* There I is oui y ehe living being who* bas my ' " blood iu bla^eium him I^dlsown " 8 Ehe I a caused and then went on- "You have ' and ** ml hint» or 1 iov.«d hlm 1 was am- ! bitiou/for him but his natural bent was evil U *We had acousm-Irioi^lovelî ehiId who was brouïht up wUh him Thev were ongaged to be raaniH, hut l forhlrte It F revealed io her hl* d'ssl oatffim I told her of his debts a. d d?ol' rtsfnr loved him she trusted him, but* she was delicate,' aud died. He said I killed her." In Bhe arew pale even past her dying pal lor, but she weal on . "When 1 last eaw him tbe officers of justice were after him, he was a defaulter, be had stolen money to pay his gambling debts. He Is probably in Jail now; but I will have none of him, and I will never of fearless you lie looked at wished for yourrcll." meetly, carry away a clear memory of my features, then wi upped hi* cloak about him, flung up the *a*b, uv.d leaped *oandlessly 1 extinguished tbe taper and crept back to bed. 1 did kind about the borne until dHybrc&U. Whin I tering iu the sunshine desk, where I had laid it. Then 1 shud At eight kept tutu the darkness. hear a sound of any the dlrk-kuile gilt my writing ♦* 1 o'clock the watchman, who 1 lllrtl <>n the ground, was found the gagged and bound Jurt inside Redburn's i entrance. Yes, Guy Sid Icy paved ai* way coolly and surely. I It A year later T was mistress of R«,dbum, Wtt8 the beautiful house, the spacious gronuds j all mine. Mrs. Mr.ltby bad died j ami bequeathed them On her d)iug bed she said ; 11 a luÿtve litin-'' Bo she died hard as a flint to tho las.. And 1 was mistress of Redburn. I was young; I qfas fond of gayety; I hud uow the means at my disputai. Every summer my bouse was filled with guests. In the winter, I was in Now York or abroad. And yt» I lived only tbe Interest of the money bestowed upon Three years passed. I had never heard day the a woid of Guy tied ley ■, when Bromleys, of New York, who we lug to visit me, asked leavo to bring a friend. I extended the solicited invita tion and Guy Bsdley came. a riiocK, but he gave - — token of th# past. Reel limed from his errors, refined and manly that he waa the moat distinguished of my guests. I loved him, bnt _.,the because I have his patrimony, uo right to Redburu, aud I will it. 1 will give it back to him agaiu, . He was sluing : 1 at;t evening. 1 It he was f uisnea 01 my guests, a thought: "He mast hate -ui pur 0 1 his rights. He is poor . i nave keep . . ,, ••Yonrel.lcr ».» )o«t, and «h 8 »ou I have made you the heir had «be lived to I aeu what you are to-day. I *• But it was your mercy, and pot your , lusiice, Mibb \iol«t. that sayed me. j Violet, I ligvo you, «» u ^ will take Red burn with yopr baud, not else." I pul vuy hand in hie, trusting him, loving him utterly,aud proud, very proud, j to make him muster of Retrain. she An opportunity on the tertacq wçnt qud took «■ Wm. " now lovely this view is !" he claimed, pointing towards tho distant hl " Yes, and you shall wish ior your right longer, Mr. Bedley. Redburn Is yours. I have no claim upon it." Ho did not speak, and I went bright evening * bit* cr a his Sho and iin sud met not ds , : . „ h Bouncer. , A story Is fold of a man iu Connecticut who fell fr<> m lhe ro °f of Ä five-story j building to tbe sidewalk ; but as he struck j on lbe thick soles of bis rubber-bools, ne | bounded back within a quaner of an Inch of tbe roof, and so continued to bounce,. the distance decreasing by only a qnfli^r of an inch at each Journey. He subsisted on hash Inclosed in rubber ball#, which ht managed to catch on lbe b mnd, aud. at the end of a month, was stopped aud Ï sar she deal longer. Ihe restored to his family. ANTONY AND OLXOPATXA. »r «MIUL W. u. LTTLB. Iamdvfnr, Frypt dylne: »be th* ortminn life tM» fust, Aad tiir dark lriutontâu Bturtowt Onther an the »venlcr blast. ■■ OueSn. support«»«, Mush thv sobR and how thine ear; B werken to the rr»»t heart wnereta , and thou alone, muit hear. ■OArred and veteran legions r their enrlee hlah oked end entered ralleys Strew dark Aotlum'e fatal al Tho' no «littering trim ni» eurn Prompt to . 1 o their rourter's I mu»t nerlRh like » ttnmnn-— TMn the great Triumvir still. Intone i ' Though And tnv will. Let not f'msnr's s*»rvil* m „Mock the lieu thus laid 1 wss no foemsn's h*nd that filled bim st dealt t }\f. blow; **d on thy >>nsoBi, »if>rav. uv oaresses 'Twee hi* own th Hc*r. then ! pillow *t*r shall I with Madly threw s world Iflm who d •tv. Should the ha T>Hre*BHRllmy ',h w ,r; b * V , ' ol "' 7 " du her wi 5 Sav th* gn. 'I I.., » anger* elrrllng wings. ..er blnod. wi*h mine rommingled, . ct shall mount the throne of kings. Pi an rabMe * li. Wh M . * Heek ber ' ■ A* for thee, star-eyed Egvtdla Olorlnn* an Lieht With the h]. (llvotAlhnmi Let hi,« brow tl I ran h ,e Ml nth tyglan rot thv n* and arch**— «•1 twine • iphlng In love llko thine. I ! I Ing. Faypt. dying. Hark the InsuHlng foe min's cry ! They are cornintr ! *Juick—uiy falchion f.et me lace th*m ere I die. A h. no Shall ï Isis amt ( 1 a amid the hattla «iltln» swell rd thee - —farewell ! v.ll «- Ko WAS SINAI A VOLCANO. Singular and Interesting Specula English Geographer aid Sm »Ions of Exploror. [ From t'js Now York.S dd. 1 It Is u noteworthy fact th*f at 'hl» late j epoch lu the world'» history the locality of Mount Binai remain« a mystery. We have discovered, or think we have dis '•nverfcd, «ho source* of the Nile, vet the Identification of the Mount of God In Horch, where wn» delivered "In fire, in darkne»» and tempest that divine 1 wh ch to thl* day form-» Ihe basis of the 'legislation of all civilized nation», and the mle of their rellglou* and social duct," still remain« uncertain and In volved In Him gravest donht. A« we write expedition i* preparing In England, under the leadership of a distinguished raveler aud scholar, to determine the position of the famous mountain. The northern extremity of the Red Boa i» fork-shaped, separating into branches, »hu Gulf of Suez on the west and the Gulf of Akaba on the east. Be tween these gulf* I* the triangular penin sula of Aknha. In the southern portion of this penlnsnla rises the group of mountains to which the name of 8 inal I» usuallv given. Although tradition places Mount Binai In this region, bib!'cal scholars have been unable to agree npon any particular summit as that whence Moses received the law. At least four different peak» of th« group have been regarded by respectable authorities as the "Mount of God " It should b* noted that the traditional loc*tlou ol Mount Binai in tho Akaha peninsula in volve* the assumption that the Gulf of Baez was Ihe Red Sea of the Bible, through which thu Israelite* made their miraculous escape from the army of Pharaoh. A strong argument has lately been ad Dr. T. the vauced by Dr. Chari * T. Bike, the F.ng- J'»»} lish geographer and explorer of Abyssin- and ia, to prove that Mount Sinai I* nowhere but wiihin the peninsula to which student* of the Bible have hitherto aasigot-d It, but extinct, site the Greal the lt will he of iuucou« origin or distance east of I be er II hi* theory for this branch, end not bu» »he Gulf of Baez, that th« Israelites pace ed th»ough in their exodu» from the land of bondage. Tho reasons offered by I)r. Beke in support of hi» view* are Inierea ting and worthy ol conridcratlou, and It hi*sincerity Is attested by the avowal of hi* Intention—in spite of his advanced ago of seventy yeirs aud up»vard-t.> io ni .ke a personal exploration of the vol eanlc region referred to at au oaily day. 1c districts of Arabia are ai called Aarra* bv the natives of 'ho couu- ! ! try, meaning "tract*c »vered with ruggii . I b uck rtOi.e» that look burnt with tire." attributed to the true Mount Binai b\ Dr. Beke is somewhere about Jiti ileg. 30 sec. north latitude, uud 3ti deg. up oust louL'ItnJc. In mio of tllean want«.. kaotvn an the Harm°Kildlla. It 1# doubt' ful° whether any" Eu ropeini bu ever H'tetr.ued tbl* wildern« though Wurk hardt and other traveller« must have Hklrted it* border» oa the route from to Mi ce*. ' Tho location ol i mar the Philistine country. It was from ! this land that ihe DruelUc* fled oq that I «âdâïftil ÛmmM In whteh we are told I ' " the KteruaWent before them l*v day in ' I a pilUr of^outL^to IcÎmI tlmm thewa} ! I ' and bv nicht in a pillar of tire to give * ! them licht " ! The language of this and mauy other ! passaVeafscUcri tohowthatat K pXd Mount Hinai wR.au active volcano, i which blazed like u beacon before the Israelites - on their perilous path. In the ■ ninetMuth SiA^r of the Btîî of Exodus weu-adthatwhen^ Jracl were encamped before the Mount of God In Hotel», "it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were than ders aud lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceedingly loud ; sothatalltLe people that acre m tbe oamp tremb ed. | Ami Mount Hinai was altogether on a «moke, because the Eternal descended upon It in lire; aud tbe smoke thereof u'ce»dtd as th« smoke of a furnace, and tbe »bole ...... qu«b*l pemtly." Tb. the next chapter, how, "ull the people #aw the ihundenuga aud the lightmngb, and the noise of the trumpet, aud the mountain smoking ; and en tho pet*pffi saw it, they removed ar.d stood fttarTti » Further on, in tho same b.*ok of the Bcripuies, it Is Bald that ; "Moses went up into the monut, and a ; cloud covered tho mount. And the glory I of the Eternal abode upon Moou» Hiuai, | and the cloud covered it six days ; au;l 1 the seventh day He e.riled out unto Moses j out of the midst of the cloud. Aud the j sight of »bo glory of the Eternal was like ! devouriug tire on tbe lop of the mount, in ! th* eyes of the children of Israel." ' umlenlnole similarity bu express: describe ls In reality a volcano, ward, ated far to Ihe Aarblan De-ert. He bellt fonud lu a ragged lying at head of the Gult of A'luPu :ct, it 1 - The vole . t Binai liere renders it impossible 1 lllrtl the biblical kingdom of Miurulm- I the scriptural land ot bonduge—sbonld bu I i identical with tbe Egypt of profane his-! tory. Dr. Ht-ke expressly contends that I I It is not. At. ihe iloie 01 the exodus it i ' Wtt8 u powerfal and populous monarchv. j j Mtuated, as be believe», altogether to tlie ; j northeast of the realm of tbe Ptolemies, 11 wh a I 1 There Is ten there figuruti the language used rion in later ages. a It is asserted, then, that Mount Sinlu j wa* a volcano hi active eruption when j the children of I*rad began their wau during» } that it was by tue Habt of the eruption, principally if not entirely, that they passed through tbe Red 8 ua ; aud that the might. y earthquake which accom panied the vuleauie outburst caused the rising of tho waters whereby tue pursu ing Lu't of Fharch wa*overwhelmed. Dr. Beke 1* by no means a skeptic In j ,, h"v« > lM>.t,«.lU.ttuoduuOlsuüaa.ffl I w |, tc h bnvc iu !a;o ,ouc. tuen ; to I . ^ ta diacr» (flit old 1'cslament b'* | I lory, *houlit be délit itel, set at rev by : , ''»Wu ftCU ulfic luvo^igatlun at that j ^tolch be now propo#us to make. 1 _ 1 - j aud a ufcW fiundrearinfiftk. The AUa t'a'J/bxMa repovu that in preparation for 8othern, froa. i a paj '»ii*htlo work , fir* tut. : a plot hu gave Ui . . n „ Thu title ("The Mask Rem I« ««i sstioual enough for Doud Byrou ot n u *tüne, buv hu has takeu a fancy j * - torv . and insists ou having it j . j |, 0 heroine is un actress, ne | " . , h e viilaic» 1 -amuslclau wboeudeavors Inch , ie r« 0 naie her bmband, who is sup J" g i, e d* ad, aud from i his arises all 1 . i ull „. The author ha* been ; J"® * * reverse tbe usual order of 'Ld make the smsatioa on aud. P ' f lJlB cnrt> m, instead of wait aud | JJj ^ 0ud of lbe acl< AN EX-SENATOR LEFT. The PerplexingCgoaeqaeaeM of Itepplnir for a Drink at a French Hallway Station. Datm Platt lays that a §oo< *tory is Md of «t-Se/aator Catted!, and relatas It aa follows : He was on his way from Liverpool to London, m Jnst landed, a str» \ ««port for Ma niece, who had . «ger in a Htranse land. One w*.io trie* a flrsLclasa carrUpe railway In Europe la annnved Ui find that firovlaion la ma/te lor the various war t* of humanity whll* fravellmr. Home rtvrld flunkies in the United 8 ta»e» call orir ears carriage*. Her* they oarriare*. shaped '•neonvenlent. The nfact each, end abo 1 * "« -Sen* for, rtfter being leeked In and put upon hi* ps*fug<> at the rotej of sixty mH»* «n bflur. frtupd, among other want* afflicting hl« Benatorial r»rpu*. a dealre for a drl^k. It struck the Senator th«t. |f he did to» get that drink he wonld To avoid ihl* Dation*] calamity.at the flrat stopping, where they were pm nilaed live minutes, he opened fhe doo^nf hl« carriage making a firing leap«, and ordered gin and water. A* the fair girl of tbla Mngbv Jaurtlen handed him he flted hi* eye* ihetre.lnaud drank. As the trahi did . he orders-d brandy and that down after the gin. The dav was warm, the rlage osrtalilv the train slowed up, ntd into the rcstab the Intoxicating hevf-rate the end ear rig. »f ! I pn y passenger* j , and the KtBktiTn was as , f , r*uatorlul fog Iianjc half an | hoar aftir adjonntraent. " Where's the * XV \Z*J **?!?* •?ï #rt ,,ie | " P °l[ llc i' i ü' ö ? ne . ,e 1 n minutes, responded a railroad official. 1 he honorable gentleman, while refresh •rlage* that. b,ad , there,swlt-th term It. and hi* Mr t.h- ce, ■y, without ticket*, whirl ed away toward London, where »he was a p *r fect «trangcr. The pulse ï,,ï and, still gazing, ■I--.! id dnsty, and as the tralh did not start, the thirrtv Benator hctY down another glass, and then paving frt* all, walked out to of dl«gu«t and atoalshroent. The rlage*, five In number, were y**t motion* leas upon the track, hut th«ere locomotive attached. •tuotloa swle tif quiet Ing, anchored been " shunted," a* they » ed off, wuhout j Tho King of Senator's first 1 s to swear ; his second, to rein and get blind drunk ; his last, and th« c be acted , was to telegraph to all 1 li* friends in Loudon to hurry to the tr» dn C. Then he sat down In and reecuc M waiting for the next train, that hour late.r. Oa thu arrival of the expr »«» in London all the met him in the station. Their legion. There -Senator'» friend# e is private carriages, public hacks, hansons and dog carts ivm' drags, but no Miss C could bo found, for the good and sufficient reason that sho was uot there Advised by the guard, she hud waited at the await her thirsty uncle. Unfortunatoiy. wheu affairs get out of sear in this wiy there is no end to tbe tangle. Tho tele gram to the Senator, informing him of the whereabout* of bis nelce, arrived minute after be had left, London, and Hpent the night in going bouse after house In search of his miss ing niece. We suppose the report to be exaggerated, but it la said that after six teen different efforts he succeeded In find ing the young lady, very much fatigued aud terribly alarmed. station to In- kont The London correspondent of the N. 7. Tim« writes : Mr. J. Clay, the member for Hull, lmport«nt though not prominent poiiti r * an » greatest master of tho garnie of whist In England, If not in Europe, hae J'»»} died, lie rarely spoke In Parliament and when he did sp-ak It was very br'.eflv; but ho exercised considerable influence prlvatelv among members on both sides. He made himself very useful in what the domestic diplomacy oi the pollttcal world, In making up differ encc* between sections of hU ow»o party or m sattliog compromises with t ue oth* er side. Mr. CUy w«* rot only famous for hi* personal skill at the whlsA table, bu» was acknowledged a* the Supreme arbitraior of the rule* of the game. The manual which he publlaimd und« r the in Uial* "J. O." 1* accepted iu altuo»t all -vhiHt club» a* au Indisputable uu thorny It »eta forth the ru'e» with great lucidity «nd precision. But Mr. Clay rendered a greater service to whist by first i.a«isting io shape and simplify ihe rule», w hlch he ufmrwards undertook to expound. He was not osly a Judge, hut a lagldator, ai d the modern game of whl*t may be ! to be in no »mail degree hin luven . Uon. Among the educated classes th* P"salon for whist I» steadily extending ; i but few people have any Idea'; ot the i amount of time which 1« everyday g'.veu | up to it iu London. Duriug th« greater I'nrl ol Ihn year n little knot of tbe well knuwn pulllhleu,. and tuen of tatter, meet I regularly ever, afternoon nth o'cloclt In the card room of the Athen j- um Clo»». Here whisl la pi»)od In Us most scientific i form, and, U. may scarcely t o doubted, i with great Intellectual brilliancy. found embedded in a body of rich silver ! ''''«rffig quartz in one of the Comstock win*». Euch a phenomenon would have I upset all the accepied theories and over ' torned all wollest ibllshed fact» demon ! I eUAted by the researches of modern * douce, aud, hearing that the skull wan ! In the Palace »alooe, we repaired thltner ! 10 «««rtulu th.: facts in the premise#, There wo louud a large human skull, i thickly coated ou one side with rich sul phurets of silver ; and. uy*on Inquiry, as ■ certained that the curiosity was fonud in û » old drift of the Ophir Mine some years «K'> by the lute Judge Buldwlu. Tho »kull was found at a poiut wherelho drift had cut through a rich vein of sul phurets, and hence its coating.' ---- Fire for Water. All anfortunate German, Reif, by name» | ftnd a ri . 8 , ( i cn t of t-aginaw county, Mich.» a , JUS had m08t tremendous experience in NVQ u digging. Calmlv aud uuinto»rui» he cwcB-vateH to'the depth of foriv feel and then a» be did not g«t much ^1;,% Âd ,.î bo«. Wbfn h"S'b drilled down some thirty feet thing* began to happen. Hi* residence was 5 a î} ly P t, ft kcn P i!s by a small earthquake. i)of / D j a the well rumbling sound# like the discharge of a canon were heard, The „..^hbo^rs became exclt- d. A hunch ; 0 f m u u?d straw was lower dan»lupcamo a ; A to j uroe G f fl aine rising flfiv feet above I t j, e lur f„co. 'I he lll-*tarred Reif | Wnter atid ho g üt nrei y bc we u contln 1 ue8 lo 0 fl- »hoDever a light is applied, j i4D d We „ r „ to»d that "the neighbors do j uo j f ee j puch a sense of security ! thc i r hereafter as .... in ! ft i„Ri r g 0 f Relf's well." ' I „ _.__ _ I Mow cams it 5C>. How did it get there t is tue question I that P u **Hn»C Virginia City» T i ' v as thrown Into a fever of excitement the j ol,ur d,i y B, *y® llie EnU'j*-i**: "The ; import w «# »hat a bumau skull had been 1 they did beforo the Which Half. A* cool a person, under the circum stances, as we have j young nobleman who, in a frightful »all j road accident, missed hi* valet. One of the guardians came up to him and said, the " My lord, wu have fonud your servant, but he is cut in two." "Aw, lshe?" #a!d the young the In j Co.,o> e v r .., I a , ; °n. A eon.eution of ,bo Free Hell.lous As ; ^■olallon i U.M|DblM lu Coopor lu.ulu' | New York, ou the 1 (kb m»». Among t! by : speakers aa# Y. F.. Aabr»u, who r.ad that W « , 00 * hB "Foreign Mieatonary By 1 leu *» ,B w ^' l1 8 al theratO'-' 1 wit* were being,made In pwnorM ' unbelieving population, it heard of wa* a with a Dandrean drawl, but blili witu anxiety depicted his countenance. " Will you be g wood •mgh to see In which half he has gwot the key to my carpet bag ?" ul id take ■st #1311 pur hi-ad to . 27ti,4l'3 vuars, and ufcW ' ovauguli«-* the world, lie was isKiouaries froa. ; | ed.—.V«?Ao(iM»? Horn* Journal. profitably employ. ot Ho Felt Holiovod. A Hartford bricklayer let fall a brick it ! from a fourth story upon the shouider of ; a man parsing beneath. Themen paused ! fur a moment, and then with a voice sup- i trembling with emotion. Bhomed : ''Hi! all . you dropped a brick." Tue bricklayer, been ! who waHooklog over the edre of the of , scaffold to see if the brick was dumaged, on I war phased to find that it w-s not hurt, wait- ! and cheerfully answered. " All right, 1 you peedn't mind hrimr^g j t op .» AUTUMN. nCRSKLL UJWSU Still thirteen years ; 'tls autumn now, On Bold and hill. In heart and brain ; The naked trees at events* tough ; The leal ta the fotaAkcn hakffb Sighs not—"Wa t.eet again !" Tnvo Watched yon oriole 1 * peadent dome That now la voli\ and dank with rain, And one—O, hope, more frail than foam ! deaerted home -"Vemeet again!" Tho loath gate aurlnga with rustv creaks ; Ones, parting there, we played at p Then came a parting, when the weak And fading 11 ua essayed to speak Vainly—•• We meet agalu !" Somewhere la comfort, somewhere faith Though thou In outer dark remain ; (Joe sweet, sad voice ennobles death. And atlll. for eighteen centurie*, eaith Softly—" We meet again !" If earth another grave must bear. Yet Heaven hath won a sweeter strain, And something whispers iuy despair, orient chamber there, Floats down—" W e meet again !" Wee bird Sings A HAUNTED LOCOMOTIVE. the Delaware A Ghost an Engin* Road. or Kvpublicun. ] fCilEfelS (Md.)Cor. C The New York Cenltal Railroad has Us * which ï ' pbanfm train of of the anniversary of tho trans portation of the a*sassln«ted President Lincoln over that road, sppt the concomitant supernatural clreum stances, such a* exh'bltinn dem*ands, rattles over the line In the denth of mid night, to the er.i>*teruat'on of the dw,tiler* along tbit great viaduct ot ti t Empire ! State. Wedenizeus of the Eastern Shore I have no train of car«, with Its ghostly occupants, marked with the symbols of a j nation's sorrow, to terrify our primitive p e °pj e . uo or , tt j ue wiila its flashing | n)r t. orlc forehead, rumbling over the rR t lB . n0 black streameis flattering in | the night breeze ; no long dotted window II.,us of light decorating the eombre 'ides 0 f the car* ; no dense, black oppressive H tmo»pbere which moves with the . loving tra | n> do have a haunted engine shore Railroad. with ail u ... .«.»ne again • throu „ h thl , thlck piney woods, and rUûn i 0 e a raco with the 6Be , g bind, let the laboring engine do Its btsL ()f ' ian he NVould bur8t forlh i D fil4of UD . con trolable laughter, and call the atteu , |oI1 of the Hn * ioai frlendfl * a par • i cu i« r CR |f which gul.op d down the , ra k he f or0 lbo New Castle, and not „m,„landing the uuearthly wbl.-tlc of the engine kept stealdy on till tho locomo t i v ,, almost upon it, when it would r | Qff carelomly to one side and gaze at rh t . moving mans with u »Hange wonder i nK look. Thu* the sick man struggled wlth ùl8 dis- ase until death Intervened a Sqw u ,„ ny ^pie believe the tlisemdodied 8 u i r i t 0 f tbe^ dead engineer lingers aroaud t h e i OC omotlve be had loved so well in, „ fe 0q s „ t u rdl4 y e veai D g» bis ghost h a»boen repeatedly socu upon the N*w be ,- Mt i ü a9 0 j yore and I have known colored moo, when alone late at nigh:, re f u8(1 io p»im the rouud house where the ; i inK j ue9 ttre sheltered, leal theyshou.d see i bu f Kb08t . ltd thb Central, I» the Eastern miner, a year ago, a colored ■d Frederick Jones, who by bis ran attention to business and RpMtude In quirlng the necoesary knowledge to eogine had been promoted to the charge of the Newcastle, tho o'dest chine ou the position with credit the satisfaction to his , aud was filling the himself and » ployer». One evening he brought the freight down and drilled the tnrily, but every the riding sat!sf*c I noticed t r t hi* were unusually brilliant. Ids t onvc#?tlon wandering and at times wild, strongly lu contrast with his generally uuexcitable demeanor. Thus he next morning hr was lu i rafcfng fever, 'otKÜy del hou* and icoheront in hi* speeth, tbrouchout which constant refur made to the New Ca-tle. home. Tbe ^ jn. ramble : ' He loved his eugine well." For weeks he lay growing weaker and weaker every hour, and tb# hallucination of his mind remained upon the locomotive tment of his illness. He was behind time, thought, and it was Impossible for to make up that which wu* lost. Often be would call the attention of the c.iltle—cre» firmly centered tbe first I him watcher* at hi* bed-Mde turcs of hi* linegluation, who were the track iu the way of the coming His ev«*r busy fancy led him to whittling "down brakes;" •ring bis -piercing shrieks to drive the wandering cat*. le off the road ; now mb bing the brass work of the locomotive rumbling I.- emit sharp, " 11 . »brill, which eprin" from • l L, and wowld not be left be to tree | _ __ .... _ , IWntrimony and Buslneaa. I Pha-uU.MIa, Pa., ha. a m.rrind conple who »how more than ordinary beatueea tact in connection wth their nwltal ties, i aa the following will show. The man ha* a horse and cart, with which ho doe* hauli» g abont towu, while hi* »ponse keep# u confectionery and eating Stand, a Built d capital. At the recent P*eil parade. the tarlfty dame having an eye io siue.e profits, concluded to atteud with her »lock of luxuries, and In true wile style, tired her liege lord with his horse and cat to convey her »took o; eatable« and Ux.nree 'o the p rade ground, aud | *l«o assist her in " llxtug up. 'h 9 > agreement was carried out to tho letter, j aud when the parade end. d.ho was again uu the grounds as per contract, to haul uis wl'c and fixtures back to their home In Phwnlxvillc. All thl» beleg eccmn ; pllshec the contract was «.ltd, a id then to.lowed a settlement. John («e 11 su call h.m) made a bill of hauling iu h># ! usual style present^ it, and received the money, less the 'price ol four meals eaten Irouo his wife's »able while in <*amp. Receipts were given, and taken, and both were well satisfied with tho transaction. If this Isn't a case of home, fireside bn. lues#, we us to one that is more worthy ol the term. ~~I-. A Wise Return. When James Simpson, t-e eminent S™ 1 *" Phy^Ort, was a cadent ol nluc-Uuch ' e * n ve * r f' ,U, 11 T' D ® i n '' 1 ed _f®.JfJfJ 1 ®f Listou, who cut u cancer Iroru the bicast of a poor Highland woinau. n«rtsrriblu agony overcame him and he fled from lUo rooul u> wek ciupipjmou» as a «ov.rn nent o!-rk Bt.t »be. b,l,f ,ay to the Parlla^t IIoum he was etupjsd l, y * lie qu «tiou that rose in his mind, "C'as anything be do,,o to make such operation* les» painful f D 'ils hack to .ho study of in. dlciae <iu«*' ,0 . n - * by the Introduction of sulphuric AU anesthetic, Trie Parrot. ^..»..«ri« nnt. tr*™* h'rrt aitho Cr °n « n*o *on«r bnt ktn be larnt Il,ey ,frï«fiv b k W !namtfcln a Private famllv Iz about 4 1 htjckmul aUHck of the and inak« morn trubbio than ♦abi. 1 r 1 «kojluiaiu taw hoard —Jo*h RU taking a skooimam tew board, jomjsu , 1 I I, , and bis PiE-rioaciednoB«. John Bull for thorough Commend pg-huadud " conservatism." In tbe civil *-rvtce in England, according fcaxt r, Flnanciul Secretary of Treasury, from a million *o a millieu and a half of dollars could be saved annually in clerk letters copud by pre#s instead hinir an old Mr. hue, <,f hand. But it's hard dox new trick-*, and tbe powers that be, ,n their wisdom, decline tlie Innovation. A Ratilo of Son,*?! Writers. Tba Memphis Avalanche ha* learned that. !f r hull larg • enough 1 1 . i lOÎI I ol "1,8.Mil'll; Si 0 » " ui to bo aboui 10,00b of , •.i.u-or Lor. II «bald urt bo » bad ill,, ™u » ronvmliou of Ihr KMbor. ol loSIcep, Mo her,"ollhosome CUV, and let the l»o ,-».red, HI* propose»! '"•of thu :i a fhcre î* «api •' Rock time and in thu a* armies of poets have a little battle. . ... _ Burned while Drunk, Robins« Thumton * fl »ur mill, and Rodurman'* brewery, at Madlron, Wi*., were burned.one Sunday morning Losr tl05.000 Wl.llam P. Fau-crtench^n, j w o wa* Iv ng drank in the second story | of the brewery, was burned to death. I ; —Massachusetts tlects a Governor | every year. THE HEW LIQUOR LAW. Eew it Wa* l»terpr«tid by the Avisez County Court—Th# Lew R« oogul-'l the Expodi- ucy m*. Y.'v*»»*e(y uî the Traflie. Oar «pedal oorrespoqdent at George taau has already ftirutnh«;d us with »ha outline of the Interpretation pnt new liquor law by the 8 u*»ex Comity Court, bnt aa It la a very important matter and deeply interesting to a larg« portion of the community, wi publish It explanation °f the the In foil below. Thin brought out by the presentation of a liquor liceoaa application, which wns opposed by tho temperance people, who contended that the letter and spirit had been disregarded by •ptfeAOt. a* b«a petition would soow. J ustice Gilpin delivered the opinion, law of the n*-w Î til ï Chief which l* as folo The purpose of this act is to regulate and r.ot entirely prohibit the sale of In toxicating liquor*. It recognize* the expedienc y and propriety If not tbercces tain limita certuln contained hi the act. qnlrnment that i license shall *!ty of the traltic under tut'ons and restriction*, and specified conditio Among the latter I* the 'pheont for a tav# produce the certificate 1 1 twelve substan tial freeholders of hi* district, th>»t he is u proper and suitable person, that r, t.tv ls neooa«ary at the point, designated to accommodate the public, &c. Look ly at the letter of the law, li might ! the iutcrpretatlpn insisted upon by | the Attorney General, bpt we must search j for tho fcn|x> and meaning of the lan- ; gunge, and apply to It« fair and reason -1 able construction. The evil Intended he remedied 11 ■ j I doubtless the prevalence : of Intemperance, which w*a supposed to be in a large degree the re«ultof tin sale of liquor by the multiplication of tavern* I innfftntB under tho former law. | aud all peraon* to ol>- j • to keep &uch un establish the prepayinrt of a fee to the and the recommanda- . <n of twenty-four freeholders of th* fh*'tlrtnl in which the applicant resided. ' Thio was thongbt to b* too general ia its [ tcriit», and t'.c lew now under considera tion was passed in ordain a mom restric tive s.vAtem and to render it more dirtlctilt procuro a license. The Clerk of tlm discretion. If and which allowed i lent Ork of the Pe u . nod the word*, aud require the signers dint* wild freetoldara of and within the the district, would be applviug u rigid and unreasonablo construction, and defeal ! the Intention of the law, which I» to at regulate and not prohibit the license avstain. Many of the school districUarn of small terriU.iial extent, and the owners of the land within the bounds ' few and not efficient enough to furni?h i the requisite number of signors, while in, Um number of residents lu the district who own laud elsewhere iu the county may be numerous enough to make a comp iar.ce v itti the law feasible. Freeholder* are designated uni because the they represent the land of the district, see but because they arc generally men ol snh-tai.ee and have a fixed aud permanent residence which will enable them from personal knowledge to Judge of tho quali Hontlons of appllwit. lor llrensi'j, anil of thn aant. alid linedn of the coffloualty |„ wh,eh they live. Per» u na » hu arc not freeholder» r.»e excluded mt becuu-e they are intHh ctnai.y or morally unti», unt because it was designed to exclu* 1 « ; a-joumer» aud other» who were supposed uot t 0 hav« or f^el the same fnten et, or have aa much at stake lu tbe district a* eye tj t „ more permanent resident». Hid the of the law were compiled with, Issue the license and h could nr..t withhold It. By tbe present act this Court i* invested with the pow er ot gra nting or refusing a lic«nM, al though Ihe forms of the law In »11 respect* may have been observed» but the discre tion used by vh«> Court should be a legal aud Judicioat, net au arbitrary one. d* "lubstan'lal freeholdets of the district*" Dny heir several construc tions. They may he held to '■Rj that the signers must be residents of and owners of a- freehold estate In the dis trict ; 2 d, con resident owners of land in the district ; or, 3d. residents of a dis trlct and owner» of a freehold elsewhere. We have, af er duo cuusdneratmo, adopted the last Peace could the fort It was Ids duty The , 1 st, the lair and reasonable con structioo, and which, from analogy to and comps fiaon with s i mil a r phraseology in the statu»-#, vre h r ll«ve to be the true meaning of tho word«. It could not bave iutoudod t'iftt » £ieebold tntwrest iu tho district without residence woo'd be j sufficient, for that in effect would mskc , the land or more Iravurutnc then th. citizen, and submit to tlm determination : -tc.-ldtnt* a question most directly jn. and seriously affecting the domestic con : * cerr. » and wrlfare of «.ach memrer ». f the ' resident community. To adopt auch a - _uug wonld he to permit tbe owner of a freehold in the district, al bougn he might be a resident of London or Pari*, to take a part in the decision of « purely local »luenlon. On the coutrary, we thlnk by " substantial fr**eholdcrs of tbe district" are designated the class end de scripilon of persons bv whot" 'be certifl bo to wir, ler-identa of the district who oro men of substance, real and 6 ono fid* owners of real estate iu the county. To attach a narrower rictive meaning to the bo resl - 1 be : tj t „ more permanent Legislature luleud.'d tor-quire tho real dent tu be llfcewifiu a freeholder within the d ist riet, they would hav«s used appropriate words to c nvey that Idea, as has been doue in other statutes where somewhat similar phraseology 1» found. For in „, 3Ut< Ul tho charter of the City of WI« ni | n gton, the qaallfleatluB ol a member o; Jo iac.l i* that he must bo "a r.e»deut und tret holder m Utc ward for which bo i8 elected." And so lu reference tu tho | As*-bSor; he umst be "the. owner of u freehold estate wffAin the city.** in. hi* cas-, the applicant not having prom ted a cruticue signed by twelve ; ub stautial freehold rs of tho district, h. | which be proposed to k«.op a tovt-rn, un der tb»» consti union wc have given to the lftW , hU application is refused. There la another defect in »he certificate of this applicant which I» fatal. The las requires that "the certificate «cd recom m«ndatioush*llbefignedwlthtbeprop -r signatures and in tbe prop.-r haud writing of such freeholders, hut if any cannot write, ne «nay s.gti by a mark ^ b h ic '* "J ?"' 1 V, e d Æ " b J„i U w ! tu . e ( 0 ® mbscilblug ; wh.rcus sc\tral of the names to the certificate before the Court have been signed by procuration, which is uot a compliance with this provision oftbeUw. ; A 92,000 Parrot. "Hh waa nineteen like a lawy bird that t That s old, could talk ami umi tko handsomest lived." John Enright'# description of Us parrot lu tho special »essious yester day. •' How much is he worth ?" askod Jus tlce Lcdwlck, dea;:ioa to fix the grade of crime of wbicu Thomas Miller, accused Nothing could Induce Mr. Kuright to lessen hie valnatioo, and lie was allowed 10 ldl b ' s Mor y of t*»e theft. Miller nad, R 1100,1 au ^ slr,n K> Ashed up the c *^ e ^ rom it dangled from a fourth blor y w!n ' , °' v harriod away With It UVer tbo riJijf4 . Air. Kurlgbt, hearing tbe | cries of the s- ured bird, had caased the thief and caught him. Miller was sen lenced to the penitentiary for three month?. "If the cursod parrot had kept his mouth shut," he told the officer who es corted him to the BlackMaru, "I'd hare been all rlabt- He kept hu'lerin* '111, hi 1' and ' Polly's r bully boy !' and when I *wore at him be only kwpt it up the louder. It's my opinion tk. t a parrot t* a- poor thing to steal."— AV» York whs the J ! Am. Some difference. e>-taker being unavoi dably i * lempoiarllv repine d The fib-ent exhibition (London) of the bear ted 1 .uiy 1DKtunu j-iieDouleu. bjf a I «X«» S ,r [ "^ ul fou " K ", ''' ■'f 1 . - l bc | '»"I '» juhr ioolh.r, sb,.rv-d . II, or he |»«id his mouey. No, sir," Bald i ltl " raouej-laker, uatvoly, "ehe'e my father." | the . . . . Within these plantations of God a deco | rum and *ai.rtity reign, a p* rehnlal frail- J val is dreiscu, aud the gu.-rts *ee not Uow i U® "bouid t k .fo them in a thousand years. \ I. tb. wood, S nuts cut. off bl. ;»n | .. t Lu flUAke tils tlou^L, aud, at what | nurto 1 soever of life, £ a!»ayi . child. ; In th» wood* I'erpetual Vouth reigns. I Tho Woods* j retam to reaion and | Ip the wood# faith.— jLMtTton. OCTOBER. IT The month of H*pt#n.bar la »olden, But tl. j mouth of the maples is -ed ; * yellow and olden. Its Isavcit are hall goaa frasa Ui The elm We ride la the heart or the foveet Tho llohone are grown on aach truafc t Red bea»ch lea\es are bruised to the sore«t, And Into wood hollow* are sunk. We scent the musk breath of October. of soft woodland amelia ; The frag ran Ti e green of ■■PHH The rainbow tinta pale the dell*. WHEELING HOIDL m -• — BY /OHH JOLLY. The spiders' thin goesamer weavings Seem like cotton fields 'gainst the blue sky: Their webs deeetvlog. ï well aaibc flies. STOVE. eyes Wr'iua 'orths Sr ATS Jota'U. Mi«. Togglne, the other day. bought a «eeond-hand stove thought «he wovld by persuading Mr. Toggln* u butno, for von know it raukes i how cnenp a woman buy* at suction, she is forever after sorrv she paid so much for It and didn't get It for a little les«, r.t Mis. T. thought she would make it up somehow, and when hci husband appeared after his day's labor, wry hungry and tired, she Install !'• him he might borrow a where and wheel She auction, twenty-five cent* wheel it differ artlcl* atiuclv wheelb > »und her purchase. it make* him mad and tm narrowly escapes saying something, but recollect* that he is an elder and so don't, and checks himself ferociously, so he hunt* around his neighbor* back yard«, and finally get* a wheelbarrow with on'y leg on it ; ho starts off with ti.i* concern ftn d n rr i safely at the auction room». After an Immense amount of tronble BHd getting smeared over »he face with *»ove polish and Boot, he succeed* In getting loaded up.an-i »tart* on 1 is return. After tmdgli g along br kly for a little while a joint of pip* rol! off, whereat he instantly drop* the harrow to secure it, uhich of course—having only K over, spilling Its coûtent* promls y arourd, very muck lotheamu** the oppoeltc of two youug sl. 1 o of the street. He gathered the things together end start »'1 again, and got along pretty well, ar d i»egan to cheer fully contemplate his supper, but ala* ! for miscalculating mortal that be was, be stepped upon around for a stnmhling block. The bar s' handle rapped him snddenly age. When he orange p«el lying the stomach to doublo him like a chain able to collect his tcred senses enci K* to pick himself up, lie proceeded to gather up the pieces ol stove and thing* scattered around in the gutter. This ho did with of angelic upon his expression tb and absently wiped them sleeve, loaded up again ; but the old barrow speratlngly in dlag tull tilt into a peanut and 4 which would go ouhIh, this time vendor's establishment, completly break- ; ing up buclutss fortbat day. Tho peanut man went for the «tove m „ nj ft „d th*'V both «wore and knocked t*ch other down two cr three times aud rolled arouud in the gutter. A crowd *000 gathered tosec t'nniii, and pres» ntly |,» 0 pVtcmeu „um, SohLy on the .eche (0 f strife aud marched the uow dilapidated -tove man off, mn$ ccr. mouy before the ; Mayor, who committed him for an aggra- ; vated assault, amt he had to pay a fins ; and c» 5 *is and give heavy bail to keep the j pence for a . And nowr he has been In the house for a week, done up in hop poultices, arnica and thing*, aud he humbly tells his wife that he doesn't think it was a very valna hie stove, because he sold it for old iron and got chcutod too. <>'*« ol the chief embarrassments whir'* the hoarahad encountered vr» public dLbel.el ot the icality and Iborouihucss of the reform, -» this Incredulity prising ï I ho I nrnldent forbids political assi-ssuenta upon subordinates, and i.^suo* an j xecutiv« order virtually reproving the political offldomness of officers of the aervke. But, iu total contempt of hi* order*, they lew a*»e*smont», desert their posis of duty, assume the management of ad party assemblies, and continue to patronage as a party lever If these geu tl* men were sure that their illicit nse or official power w»« rternly disapproved they would hardly be so eager to tout for General Butler iu Massachusetts, or to manage the Convention in New York, or io take the Legislature up the river lu Louisiana. Aud wlille tbcc contlnae, bow can the country belhwa that there I, a reel reform t It will Judue, aud properly, tv courpicuon« inruncee and by the grueral conduct and character of the service. The country caunot know whether a night in?i»ector in the New York Custom house la or is uot appointed—whatever may be aa»ertad--in accordance. w»ti the rules ; but ir can »eo distinctly whether certain office* iu Now York are bestowvd in ac- 1 cor lance with tb« spirit and purpose of tbe rule#,or In obedience to theold s> stem, * hieb the reform professes to supplant, The public cannot real!> know whether the clerk* in the Ht. Louis Post-office were or were not appointed as tbe Preri »lent directs In tbe rules; but it one* know dilllnctly that the Et. Louis Poet- | master deliberately did wtiat the rul* s | expressly f». bade nlm to do, and that he retains Ll« office Tho country cxnn.A ! kuow how the clerks in the New Or:eaus : Ouhtnm-bouec are appointed j but it does know »hat the Collector of New Ortons was gul ty ol a flagrant, offense, and | was subsequently rc-uomiuated for ti position, Civil 8 rvir.e Raform. Ittvm Uu The very sole and Interesting report of the Eramiutng Board of the Treasury. publis 1 ed in the early spring, states tba* • ' W*>kly.J lu the presence of such facts, not iso lateJ, bat coa»tuDtly recurring, it is lu 1 vain that examinations aie announced | for ceriAlQ minor positions. Rules and examinations , , 1 i. ., i - are, indeed, indispensable for the proper regulation -.«t a civil aervlca | so extensive as ours. But the spirit is j tliAu the letter, aud every man who ' is truly interested in this most vital que«- j ilou will look discretionary actl at the operatic for the reason . . , 1 nations, regards the essential spirit of ; refonu ' # r . closely of thu President than ot t!ie rules. Aud this the President's will 1* the spring of the whole movemcul, and hi* real dliporitlon upon the subject plainly in bl* dixcrttiouary action. We shall ail believe that the rule* e honestly observed lu the minor although we cannot watch their opera tion, if wu see that the Presideut iu his nominations of tbe chief collectors, vejors, postmasters, and other officers submitted to tecbuicil exam ine been do that th. opposition and tic î friuiid» iu tbe Republican party. And until these iking» arc done, constantly aud cousLteutly done, the work of the Uommlesiou, faithful, able, and devoted as we know it to be, will be iu vain, aud the Iteuubl»can party will have no right to elaitn that it kaa really reiormed the civil service. That the th'ngs the mn'tion, and count »oh hind, have not uot doing, if tne reason ■ : open jibe of tbe doubt of iu !■ >•» oil. form 1 # fly ls tin? .atestentomological discovery at Balt Lake. —The kind of animals admitted entertainments—Wbito kid*. -A —" Those who t-tand and wait '* at th® hotels in the Wtiite Mountains during summet teach school In tbe winter. —A bachelor 1« politely described Las neglected bis opportunity poor woman miserable ® •f nuking e —"ilari,). Bill, »»here have you br-en ;or . ».tk bncK t" " I havo-t uiiy w >«" !? r U > auJ 1 " in 1 » weak b -' ck «"'■tr. _ A K ,«d .olid bll of ».rk l.st. -, If if. only laying a floor dowo, belter lor C» bolue done «eil, besides the man ( o»t do« It Utti. -x Bliol. —The clerks of nobody'* the wa« . hmvi» „ . -^Wben ® bVffUr geto hurt in cllmk n < « bouse the charitable inmates take him In, uur#c hfo, fruderly, make out the pipers Eastern Jewelry I* fcnd ï!? l ÿ TW,l aî Wh ° '° koow '» b« «'" Id hl * mlr » 118 t "A r »"' d h! WAt - b carcf.M.ly, and when he gv him away tidily In the penitentiary. well, tack HIRE AMO THERE. —Chteky " *w«JU"— Mnmpa. —Net prat is—A tlabaraian's —Joaquin MU 1er Is a poor spaUar —Gambling la lloeaaed la Omaha —Mill left a grist of only —An arrow-mlndad man—aa arebar. —Twlating one'a nas*, —A serious hop-marubajBt. —California has a red headed CM —Chicago «treat can are labaM U. t. —A dancing-master M. —Sheridan Knewlee wa» guilty of " 1*0 thin " —Rieh bat honeat I* UM new way M put it. — 1 " lexa*" la Spanlah aad —Fixtleal weakness—Love of «haar pagne. —Bismarck's wife was his private mo* retary. —George Eliot says happy woaaa hate histories. —Tilton calls Massachusetts a "shrew In politics." —Secretary Boutwell swings a gmaafal billiard a New York's municipal dsbt la aka a* $135 000 , 000 . -Italian girls are married at twtlft years of age. -Perkin* Is a new basso. Ha U M American, too. -Chicago Is building $9,900,000 wortL churches. —''Can't,'' Is derived from a bagfai'e whine or chaunt. —The longest advertiser knocks Ua most persimmons. —Is "stealing a march "taking a walk!*' —A well-dressed dog wears a eallar at d pants in the summer. —Persian Indlee call a Ksropean ladjr's dress " trowsers with one leg." —A legitimate interenee—Thkl a 4aa tlet's office is a drawlug-room. —Scyamore, III-, has three breae heads and metal enough for another. —A woman in Chicago baa applied the the position of Pension Agent. marries a bellet-danoar wUl his abildren have a step-mother ? —" The Smashed " la the a a me ef a L ondon club of maimed people. —Peoria clalme to be the mpet a»<4#tl settlement west of the AUeghanlaa. feel cool Rad sail, leaves .—Xrwark MtgittUr. —" Dod ding it all tew dlugnatlea I " A a mild expletive of enraged Tanka«». complétât* at hazing at Harvard College thle sea**«. — 8 t. Augustine, Florida, U spoke« 0 the cradle of Cathollqlsm lie this eoas^ *' wem Ua« —IheMichiganConatltutloaalOonye« tlon adjourned for three days dtulag ike 1)acle to stllow member* to look after tbelr financial affairs. a VH i A », n .... «s.» . u»i. h . A . * ^1*!* ^ i' " « ? loT ° ■ "»»■ » . «t m B y te married her or hltu. —Tbe_ editor of a Kentucky paper was thrown into a pond by a prisa-flghter, aed is said to have swallowed sense water fas ih« " ,# t time «luce his boyhood. — I», is a painful sight, says the Dam bury Aewi, to *.-e an old man, seventy year* of age, trying to sap the « fay from a second-hand postal card. w _No «ctor ha* vctbeQaabl«toa«*aa terfeit the expression of lo» wfcirh â Danburv man shows when discover!aa a ten-con»*stamp In his uaaer of tubaems IJ** 1 ^ U 5. l |L pBp J" fa ' r# * oblivious sdilor eeU »SmSH «\* îSï p*» 1 *» capital, aud publlshedit «e poatfy. — A Boeton reporter fonuda psekage of «'«een taonsaud dollars, the other flay, h « refusedI the two dollara which the owner tendered him- Borne folks are airtsh. -If a —Bo.ne ladies' like —There have hem —Th* Geneva arbitration 1s M famish |tha subject of on« of ike Loadon pan»» mines, —/*# Mervtl. ,» ^ hn . n „ WJ , » __ .VXK* i.*L® SS mLÎ*SÂ JJJ* KtL 1 ..«? knoW * noibln l ,7 . „ . ~ Heroism ls^ cheap," said a man tk* 0 * , ^® r dft T- What tue world waste to common try. —I wish H were enstomary I« pmàltoà marriage a* U ia of death*. the causes —It is said that there Ls a disposition among fashionable ladle« in New York to diseard eorsrts. —If there are any more ooofk rem«41e> Invented, we will have to go to work 1st* venting cough« for them. —Don't loaf abont the streets and de pend on the Lord for your " dally bread-* He isn't running a bakery. —An Illlnoln maiden ls proud of h*«tsf wanted time in the construction of « quilt containing 88,117 pieces. —When they Lied to swindle Maebesb with thu customary spring chickens be exclaimed, " unrea moexery—hens !" —At a rale lo Scotland of thoroughbred sheep recently, some fancy breeds sold for $500 each, while a single ram brought • 1000 . —Nearly every Jeweler in London ex hibit* In his shop window some ornament - J to have been owued by the Empre*« Fugeul«. —A New York chemist says he oa« reduce boot legs to beefsteak, town Wofteru landlords have had ten years the start of him. tli —The Californians have a new domestic fowl, the chaparral eoekorehurra, «kiek ia easily domesticated, and when properly cooked is said to be superior to chioke« for eating, —A Texan town waa recently visita* by a clergyman for the first tlraa ia its history, and the hospitable lohabltaae proposed getting up a horse raee for kto entei talnment. —A Nebraska rememi«red that his wife waa some hams, and he said his dying bed» •ktof " Now, Haa rietta, don't go to snafilug around aad forgot them bn ma." -A country aditor, writing to a delin quent subscriber requesting him to twr up hi* back dues, concluded with, "If you nay un, you will oblige me ; if you won't, I'lf oblige you." —A man recently appeared !a Deylee town, driving a horse which la described bolug without a particle of hair, and Utl, the anlasal'a kid« rusembllog that of an elephant. —A Mlasourl clergyman w called upon to marry lourtcen eoeplee In loue day, nnd his fees amounted to fifty pounds of dried apples and a dae-blll for eighteen pounds of buckwheat. —A flre-eatlug lesidoot of BangM, Me., has challenged the reporter of « local paper for omitting his name from « social paragraph, and faction —The profits realised by TheTeirToV William H. beward for copyright oi hla Tiuvols Rotmd tho World is *aid »0 have been wlthont a parallel In this eountry. If it has ever been equalled anywhere. —A doctor of Portsmouth, N. H., wants the custom of tolling bells for fan erais discontinued. I» has a depreaalag effect upon the sick, and cannot prove « source of much enjoyment tothe departed. —"If yon don't want the soot, don't go np thu chimneywas »he reply of r editor to "respectable" partis* who re que»t»\l him not 10 mention the fact that Qey had been arraigned ia tbe poll court. wlth.iut mane UM» ha* the saals Boeing himself in print. —The discovery l* said to have been l ade that it Itaot necessary to groov« a rifle barrel »h* whole of its length, bn» that, a i«w inch«* of grooving near the uiuzik will givu the ballet all the aealfkl amount of apln. —A p'easaut little rWnnion wm quit# apse» recenlly by one of tbe cblldrm asking, in a painfully audible »ob«, " .Mamma, why did yon toll me not to say anythin? about Mr. Jeoklas' amoc He hasn't got any." —Two Milesian* were «Unding Falrra >nnt water- werk» in Philadelphia, w.itching the big wheel* splashing th« water lu every direction, when them remarked: "Mike, isn't thle » counthry, where they hav« to xitll water before they can use it ?" •r IS?