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VOL. V PICKENS, S. 0., THURSDAY, JULY 13, .1876~ ~ NO. 45,
Echoes of St- Louis.
W A8Biif<yM&f, July 2.?Speaker
Korr, immediately on tho reception
of tho nows of the nomination ut St.
telegraphed from tbo Rock11m
Snrinofl. Vn.. where lin
is staying f>r tlio boncfit of his health
to Senator McDonald,of Indiana, in
care of Senator Tlmrman, as follows:
UI sincorely rejoico in the hold and
faithful declarations of principles and
duties made by tho Nationnl Democratic
party at St. Louis, and I regard
it now as tho highest public duty of
?very Domocrat and of every trno
friend of reform and honest administration
throughout tho country to
giro to the every way oxcollent and
admirablo ticket nominated there a
hearty and vigorous support. Vic~
x tory will surely reward proper and
honorable efforts in their behalf, and
bring safoly, reform and prosperity
to the country."
thk ti0kkt in georgia.
.Atlanta, July 1.?A grand ratification
meeting of tho Democratic
nominations f ?r President and Vice
President was bold to night. Thousands
of our citizens wore present.?
Many speeches were made by protrio
inent men, and a snluto ot 0110 liundrnd
rrnno won firpd.
Washington, Juno 30.? Senator
Bayard has sont tho following:
To Hon,Samuel J. Tilden: I tnkc
Oio first hour since my return from
Mississippi to aesuro you that my
for vent support will not bo wanting
4 to elect you to the Presidency, where
your services aro a > much needed by
the American people.
T. F. Havakd
1!0w tildkn took tiik nkws.
Governor Tilden passed Wednesday
at tho Executive mansion in Al~
liai?V?f??yro*itvk*d. hv mem6ets of his
lhUlPf-holtl. lie received hut tew
i .1 111 I ! (1 In! C<1M t
none there. In the evening, when the
k Associated Press bulletin dispute!*,
announcing simplv: "lildon nominated
on eecond ballot," was received,
it was *ent up to the Executive mans
idon. There were present with the
Governor, Comptroller Robinson,
H'n'o Engineer Van Union, and four
or flvo other friends. Mr. Newell
took tho dispatch and rend it aloud
to tho Governor. "Id that b> ?" he
inquiied in tho calmest tones, with
n<it oven a sn ile on bin countenance.
N Subsequently the following diapatch
wao reeoivod:
8'r. IjOuib, Juno 428.?Gov. Samuel
J. Tilden: I congratulate you on your
enthusiastic Humiliation. Kentucky
will moit heartily endoiso you with
her 40,000 majority.
Jous 0. Undrrwopd.
Lieut. Govornor of Kentucky.
This wan also read to the Govornor,
who then exhibited sings ot interest,
and inquired if any ono know what
v the vote was and what tho platform
contained, but no ono present did.
The Govornor then drew four or
five of thoso present about him, and,
ip a tone scarcely abovo a whisper,
nflid* UT Win toll vein voliat lioo linnn
dbno. Tliia nomination was not made
by tlio leaders of the party. It was
tlio people who made it. They want
reform. Tlioy lmvo wanted it a long
while, and, in looking abont, they
4 liavo bocomo convinced that it ie to
bo found hero (pointing at himself.)
Tboy want if; tljat is what tlioy are
after. They nro sick of tho corruptions
and maladministration of tlieir
affaire. Ttiey want a change, and
ono for tho hotter?a thorough reformation.
You will find thoro will ho
a larger Gorman vote pulled next fall
than over, and it will bo largely cast
lor tho Democratic ticket; I know
(Governor Tildon wae serenaded at
Albany on Thursday night by the
f..~l : .1 .
<iwuivBuuiuiiD. j'ivo uiouHviHi citizons
fcnrfounded tho Executive mansion.
Many private buildings and tho Argus
building was illuminated and
decoratod with Hags and Chinese
lanterns. Largo numbers entcrod tho
? mansion to congratulato tho Governor.
As spoil as ho could release himself
from these, hostoppod out on tho
porch and addressed tho concourse
U8 follows:
Gnotloinon ot tlio Jackson Corps:
1 cordially thank you fur this tnuiii?
testation of your kindness. I do not
forget tl.ut lust year you on rolled iuo
uniong you as nu honorary member.
X repaid with satisfaction and pride
** your excellent discipline and trains
iug ne ft military body. I recognize
in you many representatives of the
workingmen of Albany, and when
I say workingmen I do not forgot that
in our country tho number who livo
upon tlio income of what they have
accumulated or inliorited is extreme"
1 it cmrtll niirl Mint nnni'lt/ r?!t!?
zen of our vast Republic lives on ,tbo
produce of liia daily toil. Id America
wo arc nearly all workingmen. Thero
fore the interest and prosperity of
that class may almost be said to bo
tho interest and prosperity of all. No
country which tho sun shines upon
hns had so many blessings as our own.
Stretching from tho Atlantic to the
Pacific, and from tho great lakes of
tlio IN or Mi to tiie LriiH of Mexico with
,i genial climate, with fertile soil,
with every natural and artificial facility
for the travel and transportation,
willi all the arts and industries
of old civilization planted and flour*
ishing amid the boundless natural
wealth of a virgin continent, we
ought to bo to day the most prosperous,
tho m081 happy and contented
nconlo in iho world. Rut wlmt U
our actual condition? All business
depressed, cvory industry languishing,
labor without omployment and
the wolf at tho door of nearly every
hotnc*in the land, gaunt and hungry.
[Applause.] What is tho matter?
We know that for the last eleven
yeaiM, sinco tho peace, tho oarnings
nf Inhnr flml itiomnn nnnitnl lifion
" vy.
been consumed or was'ed in governmental
expenditure. Tho taxes drawn
from tlie people oi the United States
have boon larger than tho entire net
savings ot t lies whole 4t,UUU,0UU.?
These taxes have increased within a
ohuit period of fourfold, and its inli'i
unCvi id leit upon every bus?ine33 and
every industry, and 111 every homo
throughout mir broad land. What
next <lo we lind in tho public adminicstmiion?
Kveryu Ikto abuse, peculation,
frauds and corrup'ion until
we are almost becomim* asho.njod ol
tlio institutions <>{ oni' country, and
iiiBti'ftd of holding tlicin nj> as
amplea f->r imitation of oppressed
people of other countries, we ft,'e
confessing them as h scandal in l''?
eves of mankind. Wluit. else do ,,vc
!iiid? We find the ollice holding
i . i i - -
Uliibs uu> u ui-umuu SO II11 ttlUl'OllS) J)0>Y "
urt'ul ami untfcrupiiloutt, that th^y
assume to coiilri 1 ulociioiiHj and 11
thu peoplo arc i?idiIforuiit or at si"
uipmily divided, llii'y aro able to
oxurt ft corrupt iuiluouco aulliciont to
pot poluuto their own power. At last
wo arc reaching iliu worat condition
oi Hie erouwnea ut tho world. Tho
government no longur exists for the
people. The people exists for tho
government. Our Centennial product
is evils, licenso and wrongs, to
escape which our ancestors abandoned
their homes in tho Old World
and planlod themselves in the wilderncjs.
.Now, I ask, what is (lie
remedy for these public evils, for this
pnvulo distress, for this disorder in
business, which entries suffering into
every household? [A. voico in the
crowd: "The oloctiun of Tildonl"?
11/ la viVMnpi UUHHUU 111 UUO WOm
[ "roform"?roform of tho public ncU
| ministration. [Cheers.] Upon this
subjcct Llioro is n difl'oronco ol-opinion.
Ono class say elcct tlio nominees ol
llio party undor which those ovils
havo grown up by tho moans of tho
ollico holding class, which i.-? interost>?
od in preparing theso abuses and
wrongs, adopt nogatives on whom
all llio contending Mictions could agroo
without dangor ot harm to any or t<1
tllOBVHtom bV Which thov fiLltnn on
tho Batterings of tho people. Thut is
ouo opinion. Therein another opinion,
and that opinion demands a elmngo
of mon lor tho sako of reform in the
Follow citizens, I don't intend to
argue the question. I intend to simply
Btato it and leave it to tho judgs
.w t /?P t It A I 1 - ---* '
uiuiiii *. ? ?/iiu jjuujjiu. a am iiuiii'iny
with you in sympathy unci action; i
am happy to meet you to night. I
trust 1 shall haVo opportunity of .seeing
you horoafter. I'X voico, noxt
Novoinber. Chcors.| Again thanking
you for your kind attention, I bid
you good evening.
Tlio bund then playod several aira,
and Ibo JacUaonians, uftor tiling pant
tlio Governor and, shaking hands with
him, loft tho grounds. Hut tho crowd
remained nearly an hour alter, and a
constant stream of citizona passed tho
Govornor, paying thoir respcots to
Washington. June 20.?The ..iV.?ni,
upon Oomocrats horo of tho nominfis
lion ot Tildon and ilondricltu, and oi
tlio platform iidoplod at St. Ijouin, in
\vondorful. Outsido of a low mcmborn
from Olio foci diucouragod at tho uut>
iook in their State, thoro lma boon to
day ono univorsnl expression of satisfaction,
both with tho ticket and tho ]
platform. Of tho laltor, Senator Gordon,
of Georgia, romarkodj "it unrolls I
liko tho decalogue; it has not a vul*
norablo point.' Tildon's splendid i
I campaign for tho nomination at Hb.' I
I Louis. HO fill' from >11 mini no- llm Uil-.
torness prcdictod, has, 011 tho oontras i
ry oxcitod almost universal admira* (
tion for its display ot organizing pow- i
cr, tnct and ability. "Air. Tildon is (
undoubtedly tho best organizer in this ;
country," said Payne, of Ohio, to day, I
and that is tho common verdict, to f
which many add significantly that
this very ability ta ovgani/.e and to
avoid miatakos will bo groat power in
tho campaign. Conversation with Des
mocratic members from all over tho
country discloses everywhere eoufi- r
deuce of victory in November.
"Is tlio ticket acceptable to tbo
South?" wan asked of prominont South
orn Democrats lrom every State, and
tho answer invariably caioo back,?
"Why, of courso it is; just what wo
wanted, and tho voiy best that could
bo named." .Randolph Tucker dcclars
cd that tho Democrats would carry
cvory Southern State cxccpt, possibly
South Carolina and Louisiana, if Con- 1
#rcss adjourns and Grant furnishes i
Kfillnmr nnrl I'nftl/ni-il miI li <> 11 !'? '
&fc> .... U.,V
troops thoy want. Tho Texas dole*
gation answer for 100,000 majority
for Tildon from tho Lono Star Stato.
Singleton is exceedingly pleased with
tho nomination and says thoro Is not
tho elighcst doubt of tho Democrats
carrying Mississippi. In Alabama it
is tho sumo. Senator Gordon and
Representative Blount laugh at tho
idea of tho Republicans carrying that
Stato. Tho Republicans have intimated
that thoy would cany Florida,
and for their comfort Senator Jones
remarks that ho wishes he was as
certain of some other desirable things
in tho future as he is tWht Florida will
go Democratic in November. Yeatts
and tlx' North Carolinians aro as well
satisfied as the rest, and while they
say the light will be close there, feel
confident of victory. The Virginians!'
say tho Democrats may count on old I '
Virginia. Judgo Faulknor says that *
there will be no trouble in West V?.
Blackburn, enthusiastic an sanguine,
says at loa.st ;~>tjmajority lor Tils ,
don in Kentucky, and even Couscrva- t
live Boone says MO,000 majority Mire, ,
Missouri promises :}0,000 at least. ,
Oregon 51)0 to 2,1)00, and tho Calilornians
are confident. Some ot the
.Southern members lavorcd Hancock
bocauso thoy knew lLcndrieks would
take tho second placo with him and
(eared he would not tako it with Til- 1
den. Sincc ho has taken it they doclaro
almost to a man that tho ticket
is tho strongest possible, In the West t
the fooling is much bettor to day than i
it './as yesterday. Hendricks's nomU |
nation lor tho second place, and the (
knowledgo that tlio Cincinnati 10 n- |
qniror would light for tho party, al- (
though it does not liko tho candidate,
liavo groatly oncouragod the Democrats
in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan.
Hamilton, of'Indiana assorts that 1
his State will snroly clcct Williams 1
over Ortl. by 10,000 at leapt in October.
and It is evident confidence lma
greatly inspired others, Springer of
Illinois, in reply to questions, Haiti,
ho wonkl simply plodgo tho Illinois j
Democrats to do their best, but he
would say that they would poll tho (
heaviest Democratic vole ever cast ,
in JLIInois, and .somo even of tho Ohio
men aro declaring that they will at (
least keep (iov. Hayes to a very small
majority in his own Slate. Willard,
Republican, of Michigan said to day
that the nomination of Tilden and
Hendricks has made Michigan a
doubtful State, while his l'emocralic 1
colleague, Williams, gave it as his
opinion that the 1 >omocrut8 would car
ry Michigan. xno eastern Democrats i
aro fairly jubilant. '^Now .forsey is
oortain to givo Tildon 12,000 to 1
000 majority,' said an earnest workoi
for Governor Parker's nomination.?
Tho Now Yorkers from forty thousand
to sixty thousand, according to
cifcumslanccs. Connocticut Democrats
aro wreathed in smiles. Tho
Massachusetts .Democrats aro talking
hopefully of whooling tho old Hay
Stato into the Democratic line, and the
enthusiasts aro drcaminir of oven can*
luring Maine. Such is Llio foolito
day among representative) Democrats
from Maino to Texas and lrom KlorU
da to Oregon. The Republicans admit
sorrowfully that the Democrats
have not blundered this time, say thoy
havo nominated tlioir bos-man, and
ni*o ovldently frightonod. The action
of tho Cincinnati*! Enquirer in dctorni
ining t> abide the will of the majority
is a pleasant surprise to many, and
has had tho oflfeol of somewhat chooring
the Ohio delegation. Mr. McMa*
bon, of that Stale, desires to have it
im/lnKiiln/\<l it.<>? ...l.iU 11 I.. il.~*
uuviiit ovuv/u nun j u iiiiu lb I > 11 UU Lllilb
( ho will not mi) again, the announeoi
ment ol tlmt luot wan niado to his conetituono
a week ago, aud tho CAU80 is
porsonal pnd not bocnuso of Mr. TilJen's
nomination, although ho was op
posed to him.
Not tho leant of tho (satisfactory nfLor
evonts of tho Convention to tho
Domocrate horo has boon tho an-liouneomont
f.linf. Tnmmnnv .wnnlfl n_
^ - '-- J
bido tho decision of tho Convontion,
ind not fight Mr. Tildon. Congress>-.
man Moado givos it as his opinion to
lay tlmt that organization will bo anong
tho mostzoalous in behalf of his '
jandidacy. To night tho Domocrats <
wo saying: 'Wo shnll go into tho I
ight united, wo shall mako an aggros- i
M?u viuii|jui^u, uuu wo Milan win.'
Pnii.ADKLiMiiA, July 3, 187U. (
PlTM WoKHl'IJa HW'l'ifP A TIT n ? T r
- ui- inn m\.l \JI A L,ljr-.Ii I 1
I'1*8 STATUK8, Paintings, Jjkonzics, ,
I con fees I approach the doscrip- j
ion of the Art Gallery with some- ,
hinpj like a feeling of reveronco.? ,
Very often in my past letters I have ,
: real eel ertivn Rnhinnt 5n <1
:rifling manner, and it is hard to TO-* t
3i*C89 tbo spirit of tun which seems to
nect you every whore. Fat women
i) rolling chairs, and lean women on
oot. Fat men wadlinc alon*' like
lucks, and rolling, as a sailor would
;ay, scuppers under. Big heads in
lffln l*nfo nnrJ I.
?v%AV IKIVOf IIIUU IlCilUS Willi 11U |
mta at all; in fact, all sorts of eights ,
ind Hounds calcidated to disturb tho .
gravity of a much sadder man than \
I am. In this Memorial llall you
escape the eternal, and infernal rol- .
ing chairs, which arc constantly .
jumping against you in every other !
mihiing, lulling over your tovorito
iiirns. Unonkiiu*1 thn Imrl- nil' r.f vnnr
' O " v * J v'1
jlbows, unci disturbing your peace ol
niud genorally.
Memorial Hall, commonly known
* lie Art Gallery, is a noble buildng
to look at; majesty and graco are
11 every lino of it, from turret to
foundation stone. It is just rucIi a
>ui!ding as myght have crowned the
'.nmmit of the Capitolian Hill when
!> .1 . - . ' '
IVOI1IU Win IHU 1111811 CSo OI me wonu.
Memoiiul Hull was built by the State '
>f Pennsylvania, at ii cost ot million 1
nud live hundred thousand dollars, 1
und was loaned by tlio Statu to the 1
Uentonnial Commission to he used us '
the repository of its art treasures during
the Exhibition. The building is 1
j! white granite, being iy the ttyle '
known as uwdern renaissance. Tliu
urea covered is an acre and a hall*
it ir 305 feet lon<; by 2iU loet wide.
A magnificont dome, 150 feet high,
springs truin tho ecuter, capped by
n colloasal ball on which stands Columbia
holding a laorel wreath. On
each cornor is our national emblem,
the eagle, with wings outstrechcd and
talons clenched, aa it defonding this
lacred temple of art from foreign or
domestic loes. In trout of the main
entrance stands the colossal figure of
a soldier resting on his musket and
looking sternly down upon the pigmy
multitude that surgo and crowd a
round his mighty pedodtal. Tho np- 1
pronch is up a nobiu flight oi bteps, 1
and passing through a beautiful archway
you lind yourself in tho vostibule '
e .1 1 II r. . - . * 1
ui iiio nun. Ai id ? grand si^iit. I j
Jo not wish to apeak now to the traveled
few who have wandered
thronh the wonders of tho Borghcsc
I/alace, who have leveled in iho art
miracles ol tho Vatican and tho Tailloties,
but rather lot ino speak to tho
minions who navo ueen tleniud tlio
opportunity of a continental travel,
unci for tliein I say the si^lit is grand.
I care not for your Appollo l>e!videre
or your Ventis de Medicis. Here U
art enougli for me?art, noble and 1
I rue. beat ill!/ tlio divino slnmn nf iro<l
/ t CD - ^ |
like inspiration and breathing in cvs
ory lineamont and lino?tho baino
heavenly genius that tnado tho marhies
of Phidias and JL'iaxatoles iin?
mortal. It iu true that there ib inueh
that is crude, and much that ib unworthy
ot such a hallowed association,
Itilt t I Ml'A llfni'A ll>a II t? ? ? f ? HAft fr*. ??* ? >
BurvO) many conllicting viovva to re?
concile, and 1 Accept the gracious ofluring
as a wholo with tlmuka, blessed
in the privilege of boing permitted to
iuut cn il tmni*ln lilLi/] ?
.mil ??
magnificent collection ot art.
Where ahall I begin? Ah! there
is my trouble. In one hall, among
the iS('i?nibh c illectiond, hangs a iloail
Chriftt,by Murillo, in another, among
tho Biitibh collection, theguilty Macs
belli looks down from the can vase ol
Mnclise. He id surrounded by hit*
Court, lio etarts, nltrightod ut lho
shadow of tho ghostly ftanquo, and
you can almost hear him shriok, in
hiB terror, "Avaunt, and quit my
bi^htj earth hide tUocj thy bouts arc
tnnrrowleas, thy blood ia cold." rl1!ie
wifo of Cawdor's Thane ia aa noblo
a figuro aa was ever embodied upon
tho painter's canvaaa, aa 6he waves
tho guosta away whilo alio looka upon
her guilty husband. Yon can read
in her ead face the heart agony which
ex tow moutlia later laid that mighty
mind in utter and hopoless ruin.
Daniol Macliso wtxs a noblo painter.
Scotland may well bo proud ot Lh?Jistinguished
6on. In anothor nook
liangs a little gem that tilled mo with
inexprosaiblo Badness; the millions
passed it by unnoticed, and yet it was
from the pencil of one whoso name is
mruoriai wnorovor art has a worship
i or. It was a sick monkey, from the
jasel of Sir Edward Londseer. Thero
Aoro many pictures inoro pretentions,
jut not one i i tlio vast collection
noro truthful than this humble offerng
from 0110 ol England's greatost
.ainters. (Jo!d and silent now, bofond
the reach of the plaudits of tlie
.vhole world, I would remember the
?roat artist only as he 6tood in tho
nide of his manhood and the zenith
)t his lame. It filled me with grief
inuttoiablo to think that tho cun-?
)ing linger that guided his magic
)oncil should clutch at last tho in a?
liae's straw, and perish bohind tho
jars of a mad man's coll.
Albeit l'eerstadt is represented by
wo of the grandest tviurapLs ot his
ife?a view of the big trees of Mar~
posa, and his lnagnificont picturo of
iTo6oinite Valley. It is a grand conieption,
grandly worked out in the
lonest spirit ot a genuine artist; but
n another room liangs a Yosemito
Valley, by Tbos. Hill, of San Frisco,
>vlncli, to my thinking ia one ot tho
loblost picturoa in tho Exhibition. 1
iave been there; I have heard tho
nighty roar of its tremendous wateralls,
and sat boueath tho shadow ol
huso eloiuKi caching, granite hills
.hat look like the walla of heaven. 1
lave watched tho mist aa it rose
hrongh those wondorons aisles and
jcon rocked io sleep by the sighing
f tlie pines that sounded like an an?
jjel'a wail; and in all tho grand essen*
;iala that ?ro to make ud that wild
Mountain landscape; 110 artist, living
>r dead, has exceeded Tlios. Ilill.?
Next 111 merit comes his Donner
Lake, looking so calm and beautiful,
nestled away among tho mountains
and yet indis8olubly connected
with ono of tho saddest acts iu the
whole of onr American history, llore
perished forty emigrants in 1S4G, and
tor week? the fow that survived lived
on the bodies of the doad. Take
hear*, young artist, wherever you are
ns you look on the^e grand pictures,
worth thousands and thousands of
dollars, and romemberj no matter
bow poor you are, that ten years ago
this very July day, Thomas Hill was
pint as poor as you are. As an artist
iio was entirely unknown to fame,
find lie labored in his little studio on
Montgomery street, San Francisco,
tor hardly enough to keep body and
soul togethor. These were indeed
days of sutlering and probation. If
bib beart sometimee Hugged, bit artist
aoul was full of strongest pnrpoae,
and after years of toil to day, amidst
the collected genius of tho world, bis
works are almost without a rival.?
Here, too, aro some of tho ino6t glorious
Mosaics that over the oyo feast
ed on! Landscapes rich in color and
beauty as evor brightened the dreams
i>f Claude Loraino. Entering one
room you tiro met at tho door by a
witching young sylph partially on?
velopod in a net. It is simply won?
ilerful. U looks though you could
sllhkrt it lilv'H ns*k?ill nf RilU* lin? nnir
it is another l>y tl>o same ariiat, Corona,
ol Italy, i'ho subject is tho froo
in<; of tho dove. Tlra is otio of the
marvels ot tho Exhibition. Tho drapery
is a uiiraclo ol art. The lacc
on iter chomiso ia worked out with a
detail that speaks rather of tho wonders
of l ho loom than tho cunning ol
tliesoulpier's einsel. A little boyond
is tho finding of Moses^a magnificent
conception from tho ccaisol of Barzaghi?
tho head of the infant Moboi
boing beautiful beyond description
CIobo to it is tho luiotid piayor ono o
Uio sweetest littlo goina over cnt in
marble. Tho subject being a child
compelled to say its prayers bofort
going to bed. lie Btands in his little
night blurt with liis hands togethor
liid UltA lll'A (lrilWII limvil. A Uirr tram
I? ??? ? "'ft
stands in his eye, and it is very evident
that praying id not hid strong
suit. Hut my spnee grows short and
I must eli'fio tor this week by giving
) on the latost j<?ko out. Last week
a Jersey man on his way lo the Exhi
bition met another siglitaeer oil the
cars who hailed from tho Stato of
Maino. It is usual whou yon nriro
at the grounds to go to tho building
of your State and register your nntno
and addroef, ho that your friends can
Gnd you. Tho Jersoymon inquired
tor the Jersey Stato building, and on
reaching it looked around at bin
friend trom Maino with a feeling of
very pardonable prido, and said,
what do you think of this? Tho
nr?: - ? --? '
luuitiu man iuii a utile abashed, lor
tho building eroded by Now Jorsoy
is one ol tlio chief ornaments of tho
Grounds. Aftor tho Jersoynftin ha<l
registered, they strolled out again
and my friend from Aroostook inquired
of a policeman tho wny to tho
Maine building. The polite official
immediately pointed to tho structure
which stands on tho right of tho gato
and faces Machinery Hall. Tho
Maine man brightened and g ?vo a
contemptuous look towards his Jersey
neighfc *r; but to mako sure, ho in
quired again of another ollieial at tho
door 'It this was tho Maine building'^
Tho ottieial blandly assured hitn it
was. Aroostook entered in and look,
od around. Lie could hardly bolievo
his oyos, The wealth of tho world
ll'na o? l?!o fnn'. *l.~ ' 1 '
i.v uia Itg', illt> ?UI11US OI IDO
world had thrown around it a halo of
glory; IIo gasped, ho ehncklol, ho
almost danced with delight, and
grasping his Jersey triond by tho
hand, he roared in his, in a sorb of
pig's whispor, "Now Jorsoy is pooty
good, but Old Maino is my huekeU
berry. I toll you when she takes
hold she can clean thorn all." The
dittorenco, aftor all, was only in a letter.
Moral: Mind your i's.
Wo aro all holding our broalh for
tho Fourth of July, to-morrow, and
wo aro one hundrod voars nWl orth*#
noxt week. This luiu been a busy wook
with us; tho Cadets from West Point
havo boon oncampod ou tbo Grounds,
and aro a flue looking, ordorly body
of young men. Tbo linigbts Templar,
of Maryland, havo also gono into camp,
and regiments from all parts of tbv
Union aro pouring in to take part in
tho celebration of to-morrow. Foremost
among thorn is tbo gallant Sov?
oath of Now York city. Philadelphia
is all ablazo preparing for tho groat
trades' procession of tonight, which
promisos to eclipse anything noon in
Amorca during the present generation.
linn A nm?T\r
Stick.?Tho Huston Herald is an
ardent stickler (or retrenchment. It
says: tlIt tho Uopublicana can alFord
to 150 before tho country with a deadlock
on tho appropriation billa, tho
Democrats can have no cause to
complain. Tho House has cut dowu
the appropriations about $40,000,000
It has done this by reasonable re
Irencbtnent, leaving the ordinary
expenses of tho government Btill
moro than twiea aa much us thoy
wore before tho war. Wo oarnostly
advise tbo House to stick. It has
done a good thing in instoreet of
oconemy, and tho people will appre-.
ciato it. Reform iu tbo bc?t card in
its band."
Charlos Francis Adams is said by
tho Springfield Republican to havo
announced his proforonco tor Tildon,
and tho sarao authority also inform*
us that a majority of tho Adams boya,
if not all, will probably follow Buit.
IIo was a vory young man. A
few stray hairs upon Ins lip attostod
the fact that ho was engaged in u
deadly strugglo with a mustache.?
Ho went into a varioty store on Main
street, and said to the proprietor:?
"llavo you Charles Roado's Lo.it
Heir?" "No, I haven't," replied iho
storekeeper. 4413ut," ho continued,
looking into tho young man's fa^o,
| "I've got something that will innko
, tliat mustache ot yours start out liko
boiltj in Spring time."
i Battkr Pudding.?Ono quart 01
t milk four oggs,ni\* spoonfuls of flour, a
littlo flftlt; bako twenty minutos.
Tlio exhibition of tlio Nowborry
f mad Aoadomy, in chargoof Mr. T. 11.
1 Clurkaon, on Friday night last, wt\a
pronounced by tlio largos audionco
J _ I I I KT I .1
j over iiHBomuiou jwowoorry ino oont
oxhibition thoy bad over attonded
An aged couplo, Mr. and Mrs. John
, K. Poopplo, livo in linrnwoll. Thoy
| wore born in Gloucester County, on
tho Jantos Uivor, in Virginia, Mr.
\ Peopplos i.i 121 years old and bin wilo
' 123. This is tho oldest living couplo
in tho United Statop. Mr. Poopplo i;i
) a machinist by trade.

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