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7 rme.--The IIl l..tl,1) i published Week
y li ihe town of Winneor,, at $3.04
a rarfaWy in adonce.
411 ir- nsiet6 sdvertiouents to he
Otituary Noiices and 'Tributea $1.00
per s queire.
Old farmer B. is a stingy ian,
He keops all he gets and gets all he. can;
By all his friendsi he is.sai4 to be
An tight as the batk on a young birch tree;
He goes toehureb, and he rents a >ew,
tint the dimes he gives to the Lord are
If he gets to heaven with the good and
Ite will be let in at the ntpallest gate.
Now farmer ., besides drags and plows,
Steeps a number of very flue calves and
He inaken no butter, but sends by express
The nilk to the city's thirstiness.
"What do the city folks know about milk?
Thsy are better judges of cloth anut sill;
Not a lean who buys, I'd vow, can tell
If I water it not or water it well
If they do not know, then wiore's the sin ?
I'll put the sparkling watqr in"
Thus to hinasolf olt farmer ..;
low wean he in, young and old can see.
One night it wan dark, oh fearfully dark;
The watch-dog never camue out to bark;
Old 'fartner B, in his bed did snore,
When rap, rap, rap, nearly shattered his
And a voice cried out with a hasty breath,
"Your beat cow, neighbor, is choking to
death I"
Clipping off the end of a rousing 'nore,
Yarmer 1. bounded out on the bed room
And the niidnight voice was heard no
flo pulled on his pant., he knew pot how,
For hie though;n were all on the choki'g
Hle flow to the yard like a frightened door,
For bin atiuy soul was filled with fear;
Lookinag around by. his lantern's light,
He found that the cows were there all
"I will give a diano," cried farmer B.,
" o ktnow who played that trick on me;
may the band be r4ifr and the knuckle be
That knocked to-night on my form thouse
With now a acrowl on his face and a ehak
inig head,
Farmer 13. again sought his nice, warm
" bed;
No good thoughts came, they were all
Tlelittle good nature ha had, had soured.
Whe n he went to water his milk next day
The asidnight voice seemed again to say,
As he >auuped away with panting breoth,
"Your best cow, neighbor, is choking to.
death !"
The meaning of this he soen found out.
For a stone was driven in the old puasp's
Old farmer B., when he driven to town,
Now aneets his neighbor, with a savage
They smile, and ask, as they kindly bow,
"l ow gottoth along the beat cow, now ?"
A Wilmington Boy ConvIcted of
The Wilmington Steer says :
"Some two or three months since a
young lad by the name of Wm.
Wafter Williams, aged about eigh
teen years, loft this city for Little
River, South Carolina, ostensibly
for the purpose of collecting some
money dne his mother. A shrort
time afterwards intelligence was re
ceived hero of a destructive confla
gration at that place, the fire origi
niating iin the store of Mr. Thomas
Gore, a, relative of Mr WV. I Gore of
this place, which with a church and
p~robably some other buildingsu was
destroyed. and it was stated that
young Williams, together with an
other lad, had been arrested on the
chsrge of setting. fire to the build
ind. The case camne up befoio the
court just held for the county in
which the alleged crime of incen
diarismn took place, when William's
comp~anion turned Stato's ovidene
against him, resulting in is (Wii.
liam's) conviction of arson in two
cases ; and we learn that the goner
al itnp~ression is that he will be sen
tenced to the Penitentiary for life.
Young Williams has a mother re
siding in this place, for whom all
must feel the most heartfelt sympa
cJAPT. W. F. Avan.--Very general
regret is felt on account of the ~e
tiremnont of this gentleman from the
editorial staff of that excelloet
* ~ paper, the Qbarruer'. Ho belongs to
a hiistoric family in the old North
State, being the grandson of that
revolutionary patriot, Waighstill
Avery, of the uigniors of the Mookloed
burg Deol nration, and a son of that
noble reun, Co1. Isac Avery, whm6,
with Boatnan fortitudo, put all list
o6ns in the Confederate army, and
~ deoed hitls large s bne at woh
agswesain in b ~orate, fiedt
ray haimA ofh venerale csiewer
brd ohti orrow to he grae
could not buobedtrue potrincipleon
hope tht 4be d41..noo the atuwork
h enttimtes hefd veaidyengin
eV akl t Iro, ii
1* d~A 4 ~i.he haed at 1a.thirty
A Double FataI Duel.
Abotit 4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon
some inmates of the teneuent house,
To. 106 Desneey street, heard sev-.
eral pistol shots and a noiso which
they guessed to bo that of a scufIle
between two men in the bpck room on
the top floor of the loudie, :ad at
once sent word to the teenth precinct
station house, in E ldridge street, of
the occurrence. Officers Henken
and Hughes were dispatched to the
I hotnse, and proceeding op -foul
flights of stairs, they attehptb to
open the door of the back room. }
They found it locked, however, land
Officer Henken applied his shoulder
to it without effecting his pur>oso0
He procured a hatchet, psd ly a:
powerful blow forced it open a little
way, but it immediately closed again,
as though something were loaning
against it. He again put his shoul
der to it, and a4 last succeeded in.
opening it, pushing with it as he
did so, somo heavy obstacle. Upon
stepping into the room a ghastly
spectacle met his view. There he
beheld two men
lying on the floor, each grasping
firmly in his right han.l a Colt's re
volver. The officers at once began
to examine the bodies. One was
that of a man about forty-three years
of age, and five feet six inches in
height, quite well dressed in daik
clothes. This man had fallen with
his knees against the door opening
on the hall, and was bleeding pro
fusely from a terrible pistol shot,
wound in his right temple, the blood
completely covering his face and
head. He was insensible, but not
dead. The pistol clasped in his
hand was foun-1 to have boon dis
charged four times. It was subse
quently ascertained that his name
was Moses Piskiel. The other man,
Joseph Goldman, who appeared to
be somewhat younger and smaller
than Fiskiel, was lying on his back
in front of the stove, not six feet
from Piskiel, dead, though his bo-ly
was still warm. Two frightful
wounds were seen on his heid, one
over the right temple and one over
his right cheek. HI 'head was al
and he, too, was bleeding when the
officer arrived. It was with diflioul
ty that the pistol was released from
his death grip, and when it was ex
aininel it was found to have been
fired five times. There was so much
blood. on ti floor, which was bare,
that it began to soak through, and
soon became visible on the ceiling
of the room beneath. Officer Hughes
irnniodia .ily sent for an ambulance,
in which Piskiol was cot
voyed to the tenth precinct station
house, where he was examined, and
pronounced mortally wounded, by
Surgeon Ensign. He was then re
placed in the ambulance, which start
ed for Bellovue Hospital, but the
unfortunate man died before lie
I reached the hospital
Moses Piskiel, of No 19 Essex
street, and Joseph Goldman, of No.
100 Hester street, both Jews, were.
partners in a jewelry business at No.
56 East Broadway. On Monday
night Goldman met a friend namred
Daniel Pearinon, also a Jew. at At
lantic Garden) in the Brewery, and
told the latter that if lhe did not ob.
jet he (Golman) would like to
sleep at his friend's house that night.
Pierson agreed, and together they
wont to No. 100 Delancey street
where Pearlson resided. In the
morning the host was required to
leave early, so gave the the key of
the room in chroof his get
Some time after Goldman went to
'his house in Hester street, whore
another Jowv friend namnd Kirstein
gave him a lady's gold watch chain
to be repaired. After that time
nothing could be ascertained in re'
gard to his whereabouts until ho
was found dead by offcta Hughes,;
at which time the chain, $4 60 in
curr on and some p~rivate paipers
wronhis person. Both bistols
werp seven-barreled. and- new. The
whole imfrair is as N't
an it was not >ossible to find out on
*wnat terms with each other the men
had boon living, nor could it lie as
certained positively how.Piskil hap.
pened to be at No. 100 De ancoy
street. Farom the surrounding cir
enmnftances, however, it seemq safe:
to assumec that the two men niet by
arrangemeo t to fight a due),) with1
Ithe dottbly faital event aliove do
I EI OU ~t ~ iLr:14. The
Graton (West~ 'irginia)- gSeadnel
states that one night last woolf the'
fireman of a locomp~tive ont eIal
tha th egmerMr. Crud, of
Weost Gaoddnot blo thi,
whistle on psin a station, 'and
going tp to hIi '~ 4 ' ithen
athrottle unable o ak.
druta Md 'tbsane to
ger trais,' when h1 a i f t
Al. rnor a$ i'
A -ateh for Him.
The Venetian story tel1q have
amalgamated "Blue Beard" with one
of Grimm's "Hausemerchen, ,nd
chaiged its ceteleIn hue to that of
the foul fiend himself. The story is
entitled "El Diavolo."
Once upon a time there was a
husband and wife, and they had
three daughters, all grown up, and
they took in washing. A! ,it hag
end a gentigman used by their
ouso ono WId in love with
he' oldest girl. He went to her
parents and asked if.they would give
her to n idr hie wife.- They' saw
that he was a handsome gentleman,
and they said yes, And he- married"
her and took hoe a* ay, und he took
hpr to the finest palace that eyes
could seo. When they got thore e
gave her the keys of all the rooms,
but he said:
"Go wherever you like, oxcept into
that a'oom there. If you go into it,
it will be the worse for ydu."
And he gave her a beautiful fresh
rose to put in her hair, and then
be rose up and went away. This
woman was curious to know what
was in that chamber that he said she
was not to go inte, so she went and
opened the door, and she saw that
there was many souls inside, all on
fire, and knew that it was hell.
"Oh I" she cried, "wha thave I done
what have. I done I For certain he'll
put me in there, too."
Then she looked at the rosein her
hair, and saw that it was qnito faded.
By-.anl-bye back comes the husbaudi
and says he : "Good morning."
He noticed that the: rose wa s faded,
mAd he knew well enough that sho
had been into the room, so lie said :
"Did you go into that room where
I told you not to go ?"
And she answorod him : "Not I,
indeed. Once you told me not to
go ; that was enough."
"Very well ; now I'll take you
myself to see it."
With that he opened the chamber
and pushed her into it. Then he
locked the door ; and what did he
do but set off to her mother, and he
told her that her daughter had been
so ill until at last she was dead, and
now that. he should like to have the
second daughter. And the mother
gave her to him.
The same story is of course re
peated with the second daughter,
and after she is disposed of in the
same manner as her sister, the devil
-who is represented as an emi
nently domeatic character-not
being able to do without a wife, he
returns a third time to the house of
the washerwoman, and demands her
last remaining daughter in marriage.
Ho obtains her from her confiding
parents, takes her home, gives her
the keys and the fresh brown rose,
and absents li uself as befQro. But
this third young lady is a match for
her husband. She is not a whit less
curious than her sisters ; but she
takes the precaution of removing the
rose from her hair before peeping
into the forbidden chamber. Of
course, she sees what her sister saw,
and sees them into the bargain.
They cry to her to hasten away, for
otherwise her husband will throw
her in there two' But, noth
ing daunted, Rho answers : "Wait a
bit. Don't be afraid. Only leave it.
to me." The master of the house
on his return finds his wife with the!
flower in her hair still fresh and
blooming Ho accepts her assuranose
that she has obeyedi him, and protest
ses an ijnboundeud affection for her.
"Well, now hark ye, old man,"
said he ; "we must think of send
ing a few things to the wash, for all
the house linen is dirty. To-mor
rowv morning I will put it all into a
chest and you must carry it to my
mother's and she'll wash it for us."
She waited till her husband went
out, and then she put a few solid
things into the chest and went and
fetched her eldest sister and put
her into the oheat two, and some,
money besides, and she said to her :
"Rlememuber when you are on the
way, if you feel him sitting the chest
down to peep into it you must ery
out: 'Mind. I'm looking at you."
And she shut up the ehest and
left it until he came baek : By-and
by home he earsie, and she sid to
"Now, there's a good fellow; take
this chest and carry it to my mo
thaer's, But, mind you, don't peep
into it, d'ye beoar Bocause [email protected] you
do p'eplIshkll Bee ionu"
With that he took~ up the chest on
his shioulders. "Oh," cried he,
"whats weight it is "!
"WVell, just think," ainsworodl hh.
wif9, "i6 is such a -long timea cinae'
we had a wash that everythling was~
When heo aso the roadl he
bejfai to ' thilk : "Whiat a weight
this chesQie ulhould like #f' knowr
le was jtist lietinin~ to Set it
dow' ahwr he heard a vMded eiying :
his wife's inq i.,u his retun
home~iththat he had
not pbtIi t. The same thieg
hannaned again whan taka.ecoA his
staff inki bnck bask, and car
riodto ha mther's hotlie. In or
der to e .her own escape the
cunnin 1stor feign illness.
She 4esire to be left undisturbod he
cause she wants to sleep, tnd tells
her husbAbd 4g will And another
chest full p4 solid linea 't her bad
room door, which he- snnsk earry to
the wash as before. Meanwhile she
makea a h rag doll, dresse. it in
h'er be41. t into the chest bor
self, noi Nwgetting to take with liar
provisions, money and flne linen thiis
.y-andbs;.he devil Came home
and eno toe to the bed room.
Ub lookec . o bel and saw her
there all co $ up, and sid he'.
"Oh, blei. , ty heart ! I won't
wke her. nil leae her quick. Now
I'll carry the chest away."
He took up the chest ; but said
he :
"My statt and garters, what a
weight this pn ,lb ! It is heavier
than the two others."
And be p it-o his shoulder and
set off. But when he had got half
way he begat .et down the chest,
and ho heata& voce crying : ."Mind,
rm looking at you."
"Why, blesq :nbeart,"' said he :
"although stie'1 MTil bed shoe s me
all the name."
He went to her mother's house,
and said :
"Make haste and get all these
thing w evlle4 V nest be off home
to my wife, for she's not at all
"Mercy me !" ei-ied the mother.
'I hope she's not.going to die like
those two otherfr.'.
"No, no ; rm ing home at once
to look after he',
He went home and went on tiptod
into the bedroom, and went to the
bed and said : "Wife, how goes it ?
Ah 1 she don't .wer me. Poor
dear ; why, she nu't be dead !"
With that he pulled the cover
off the bed, and fknt the rag doll
"Ah, the hussy?! *he has tricked
me ! Oh, dear ! At dear I .what will
become of me !"
He ran into the other room to see
if the two sisters were there still,
and found them gone toe. Upon
this the devil fell Into touch a patsion
that he got a fit of the bile, and that
killed him. And so you see. as the
saying is, women are a match for the
devil hlimself.
Judge Jones, Maitor of ' the Ar
kansas State Grange, while in New
England, inspecting the proo5s of
cotton manufacture which has ad
ded so much to the wealth of that
section, wrote back home, strongly
urging the estAblishment of the cot,
ton mills. His suggestions are as
applicable to South Carolina as to
Arkansas.-He says :
"Five hundred pounds of raw cot
ton, put into bunch yarn, in worth
$100 more than the amount of cot
ton, and manufacturers tell me that
about one-half of the increased value
is net profit. Ten mills in Lowell,
with their boasted water power, use
500,000 tons of' coal pqr annum,
worth $8.50 per ton-in Little Rock,
1 believe, it is worth $8.50. Labor,
land, living-everything, ini fact, is
dearer than with us. I have told
the manufacturers of New England
that we couldi'no longer grow cotton
for their mills at the prices that have
ruled in late years ;that it would
bankrupt our people ; that we should
have to manufacture all we could,
and that our cotton passed throuwh
the hanmde 9f, too many commissi1
morebpytA between tas -'and thetn.
They say they have never roeeivedt a
bale hy direct consignment from the
grower. Of courso, manufacturers
are iatill further from us. WVe admit
this is. wrpng, nd s'iy they are roady
to unite with .the Patrons of Hus
bandry' in' their ef'orts to reduee the
number of.+"worthless links in the
chain between us. I say worthless,
because they add nothing to the
value of the p~rodnet by handling it 'i
on the contrary, by its ,mndny sain~
lingo, weighing~ etc., (which all 4
term knowt the foekning of,) our le
are considefably lossaned in weigh..
ing when they reach the fawtory."
Father Hyacinth ha. pblished a
passphlet explaining his sudden
abandonmentlaat yee of the"N
toinl Vatholie Churoh of Slwitzet
land," He avoke that his act in ae
cepting the ofiteo of cure wasb a
"great wrong, for which lhe asks for
givenoss of God and matn." He .
tins isrelation to thme IRon
Catholic QJhtrch as that of a loyal
son, excommunicated for conscience
sake, and he clings to the hope that
*Iho anay rep)udiate hel'rror and
the* allow hm 0o return.. 'Shle M~is
gatholic Church is no chtte', ahd Is
"nithoc ' ~io i religion nor
libuij 'poi n" In this isolated
poitioni, he i* casting ab9est for some
kn-ofChrh.Utan fellowshipp' anjd
knoysy ot pvjmre to ga ' The tra4
(fehe of' 1s. educatio wheb 1
hinf Ito look for evi 'so
'church, a e , een
inlaxation etreles, dh
mnt of (len BIabeOOk and rvi~be
Gean~t brotar to the Presiden fo
She brought the darling with lmi
to oee the play. Her entire devo.
tion to the ective infani
and total indifferenco to obsorvatiot
proclaimed her its mother. 8h
tickled the baby' under the chin till
it crowed egam. She se r.ed iti
foot and shook it till the Infant
suffocated itself with delight. Thih
had a bad effect, for when the h.ldy
recovered its wind it yelled with
fright. Thon, such a Pissing an.1
aning. It was tosse.1, and play.
fully.ahaken, and grinned at, and
chirruped to,.until it began another
alarming laugh. An artificial rose
in the maternal bonnot caught the
infantile eye, and the delighted
mamma sufferol her offspring te
bob weakly up and down on itsi
limber legs, and jabber earnostly at
the fi>ral ornament. People in the
vicinity grow nervous. Such a live
ly infant was sure to make things
disagrooable bofore the evening was
over. Several young mon got up
and changed their seats to .the other
side of the theater.. Gontlemen
contracted their brows, and uniar
i ned ladies assuned fixed smiles of
unnatural sweetness as they east
their fine eyes toward the playful
infant and its proud and happy
mother, fancying that they thus
advertised the well of matoin.l love
which lay latent in their virgin
bosoms. The lights were turned up
and bulged out the infant's eyes
with surprise. One feeble little
hand, with all the tiny fingers work
ing, was stretched convulsively to
ward the glittering gas jets on the
other Ride of the auditorium. The
I.rehestra begani with a crash The
baby fell upon its back in the ma
ternal lap, and set up a shriek Bxa
loud that the old Gorman doing a
little solo on the cornet between
crashes had hiy sound quite
drowned. It was noticed that when
it camne the bass dritt man's turn to
chime in he did so th a thmnder
ing vigor that would have covered
soreeches of a foundling hospital.
Baby got used to it, and when the
curtain rang i), a it in a st ho of
stupefaction, staring at the actrs.
An amiable old gentleman in eye
glasses and a white vest, sitting im
mediately in front of the baby,
wearied of the play and in thme most
grandfatherly manner .osaiblo
turned, and poking a fat forefinger
into the infant's ribs, jocosely
clicked his tongue. The conso
quence of this advanco was that, just
as a young gentleman oi the stage
who was on his knees before a
young lady with averted head re
uarked in an inpassionel manner,
"And, Edith darling. should heaven
bless our union and give us-" baby
gave a howl of supernatural loud
ness. The confused and m rtitied
old gentleman blow his nose with
prodigious vigor and looked straight
before him with i very rod face.
The young gentlemn on the at ige
was startle I out of his speech. and
the young lady, ovorcomn. with
emotion, stuffed her handkerchief
into her mouth. Every man in the
house scowled at the mother, who
seemed more calmly delighted withm
her darling th~.n ever, nuah maide
loving faces at it for full five
1minutes. She was really and truly
unconscious that she and her poet
annoyed any cne, and throughout
the wvhole evening smiled serenely
and looked upon the infant's
screams and kieks as marks of ai
precocity whieh must excite the
admiration of the pmblic, who, no
doubt, were dehghted with the
privilege of witnessamg .the same.
Salt Lake H!erauld.
Joep0. Harrigal's say mill and
gin house, situated about a mrile
from"Graniteville, was destroyed by
fire on Tunaday morning last.. The
conflagration was causo,1 by the frie'.
tiQon of the running gear of the gin,
which was in operation at the time,
igniting the cotton. Every effort
wa aeto subdue the the flames
uwihut avail, and the entirt
brtoperty was destroyed. The lost
Is estimated at betweou $800) anJ
$ ,1,O00. Thia is is sad loss to M.
Harrigal, who is a young man just
beginning life.
Gar.Jr.~.v.-'Tl.o <-)it-f ni t ir
rnaking jelly is to boil it contin
dously, skiwly and gently. It wi
not harden well if the boiling stops,
even for a few momentr. To pro.
serve the true flavor anid color oi
frts in jams' and' joillion requires
boiling well before adding sugar
in this way the wamter containo.1 hII
all fruit juice isf evaporated. Have~
the ugair idlways heated hbofore it is
Osided, With all varietion of grapo
the sameo roogi it Is twed for jolly.
Whnand pt'roi their atm
pthooVer thie fire in es
containing a little water to koel:
o Mm butnif*bg titoen a f4W inoments
spa genttly *ith a silver a 1oon1i
ptrawi and to overy pound 0o juic(
Ilwoe ong4 of white sutr.
Afto. oaea-6o4heboil
gpcfittoppy mtinu Los'
pourwIf ooin'da e eate'd sugar and
atir constantl until all is dissolved
e hj h " "ey q ingi~
BIt e that the wicked shall not liv<~
an hlfhjjjjj aA a~hjjn
Vo are now promised a pigeon
port botween Europe and AIorica.
'Thie wondorful project, which, if
sitcess41ful, isi destined to) s3up)orsdo
1m1 i meaur111'(1 the sbhmarine telo,
graph, will be lccomplishOd by I
mbatns of al "oceanI-homing bird" of
groat docility and intelligeio which ,
had liatel' bon found in Iceland, and I
which has already proved its ability '
to fly at the rate of 150 miles an 'tI
hour. Tiho birds live only in wild, I I
rocky regions. and the land tolograph 1
or eoumulon carrier pigoon will be re-1
quiired to supplement their labors. ]
A pair of these birds, in at recent ex- I
perimient, brought dispatches from<
Paris to a lonely part of Kent, it
England, ten miles from London, in i
less than one hour and a half, 1
and the dispttchos worO for
warded from that point by press
(uarrior pigeons. the whole distance
between Paris and London being ac- a
complished in exactly one hour and
a half. The owners of these birds
111e now engaged in training and
prop iga.tin ; them, and propose to
estabhlih a dlily mail next Hummer
botweon Ameriea and Europe, the
whole distance to be traversed ho
tweo HUnise15 in one hemisphere and
sim11set in the other. If the trailnsat.
lhmitic CxpeOrimlent is su1ccessfl, theK
birds can he brought to this countroy
and d~omesticated~ in some rocky~
region of Now England, whither they 1
will bring us European letters,
printedl inl miniatiure, within twenity
hours of their date.
A short time since the bearts of
the bummeiirs coinedi& iln (he B:dti
more jail wore 11111( e glad by the
stateiment, originaiting iln a San Fran
ctisc(5 papr, thlit the "surfeit enro" 7
was to be tried on them ; in other C
words, that their broad waR to moist - i
(n1d with rin : their moat cooked (
in gin ; their coffee flavored with
whiskey ; in fact, that overything
they ate o: dr. uk was to ho satiuted ?
with spirituous frumenti. The thoo r
ry istha' a cntinous egi
men like thi-; would surfeit the most 11
conirmiiied tippjler and1( cause8 him r 1
thereafter to loathe the sight., smell V
or taste of in toxicating liquor. The . 1
professional hu11mmmi10 s ill imh!) w e
doubtless willing, and oven an'xionls
to give the experiment a fair trial,
but now oles the Baltimore Sun .(
and denies the statement., Haying ,
that the long line of soakers who
will now drift, into the jail will lind 1
great disappointment when they pre
sent themselves for "whiskey inl
theirnl" to the warden.
l)F:'itmoN I NEw YoluK .lE.\L Es 1
'v.1T..--In New York last week the !
old Astor estate, located on lFour
toonth strees, near Ninth Avenne,
consisting of eight lots, was old,
re-dizing only $46,30). It wis c
vahied at, $80,000, and ten years
ago $120,00) was offered for tihe
property. On the same( day at the
s:le of some valable 11ptOWn lots
the hiding was dull, and the pricesc
obtained for the property that wstH
really sold were Im most cases but,
little above the miortgage thereon
and1( represeonts abhout fifty por cenlt.1
doolinie fronm those that conld be ob
t:tined inl 1872. Tis is a pIol tell
touis fact, time full significancole of
whichl did not Oscapo) thes a1ttentionI
(of other large real estat() owners1
who att~lende tile sale to look on.
*Sov'rnEaN RAILw1AYs.-It is stalted.
that of tho $71,00)0,000) capital vest
od i Souutheini railwa~ys souith~ of the
tile Potoma~c, onily .$20,000,000) is
paying dividendi, andl only $10,000,
000) iln roads leasoad t~o other corpo
rationls, whichl, inl consequlence, are
obihged .0 opass their own dividends.
Thmis nmay be true, but Rhulical lie
construcution is to blame for it. We
darosaliy, however, the holders1( of tile
first mnortgauges wvill make. a good
Sthing out of them.-A-- uyusta Con
A movemen01t is on foot to emoot a'
hlandslomo mnonumenit to thmem~eiory
of Dr. Johni W'ithersp)oon, thel om1i
utent Pr1esbiytorianl divino~, ai signer of1
tile Declaration of Inldopon~doncoan~d
ano aridonb platriot in tihe Revolultionl'
ariy con1test. The staitult will be of'
bronze, eleyen feet highi, and will
oost whzen completed anid set $25,
000. It is to grace the .cgptnnial
Oxhlibitionl groundin 1 inmladellphiai.
A large njumber of tihe. dOSCOn.
deniti of Dr. WVitherspoon1 resido ini
thus Stuite.
'The Caldifvu:nia GranlgeOO' Insu11
capjited f~om $100,000) to $500,0,00.i
IDuring time ftrot twelve pumonthms -,(
its oxisitenic, it had iskls td tl e
amnount of $8,000,000 and its ag
reaelosses were otily: $(i46. It1
*a op th Q ntual plan antd'' the. itte"1
sittrea parkcipato in the ylvifitP .
Nothing but copmntry ri are tgled,
amnd the 1osa uan never as~ w~h
. Opanies, be BOVere~
iA rural violt'r jo $hoti o ~nonago 1
rio in 'CutmttAPlerk t1 day or 1 two
a auipal tearkmble for thme lengt
1 4J 1 f0,w'h1ist mjyg hdfinr;
Qwnd 450 th'adf '
fisheries irea ~istress is threateneod
during time c~ilg winter among timei
scterdfil itig population along
th akraabnaanto a
i EMAbcAnnu.a W Xoxtn.---Mr,
anntnel t. 14 Oam, b6l, living near
31ay Hill. S. C, was Ahot in the lofb
yo at thelfight at Hditth Motuntait
Sunday, the .Jt1th September,
18(32. Thu ball campyotitt below hil
ight bar, ant sin co that time he
1as not heh iblo to see, tasto or
imtult. Mrr, U. wagttpposod to ha
load, and lay oi the field unldis
.urbcd for two .,4ay. . Chel ho Was
ifted up and taken ill an field hospi.
al ietr Middlotown, - Md- For
wven ty daya ho val' ulconsciouls,
jut., after roinon was reNtored, he
vam kindly taken care .: of by a Mr.
)ntrow. In that noble family every
indniess wa shown ,him, and ho
annot yet refer to it without eane
ion. Mr. Dutrow has gono to hill
est, but his generouA wife i: still
iving, irow a resident of Frederick.
ir. Campbell is of good revolution
ry stock. Hi father Wast one of
he true men at old Bethel, whoro
l1 were Whigs and pahiot".
Tn: Fri'woori'.-A Nuvar. .11)ev.
Now IIampshire paper says that
ho speodiest way to euro the
pizootic and make a lhorso thor
iglly happy is to give him onions.
11 proof whereof the cage of a Ports.
niouith horse is cited, which had a
evoro attack of the disease, and hil
'wnor placed a half (ozl Onions in
aiM crib with his regular food. The
torno taekled three of'; the onion"
inmdiatoly. and by the time ho
d1(1 nwallowod them began to cough
.nd sneezo and pr1 anl(co ahout, lip
arently qlito indlignant' atnd( refus
sg to touoh tho romaining oliolls.
'or full five iminuton ho wept at tho
pose, and then-ho was a cured
orso. Ho has not had a cough, a
noozo, nor any symptom of the opi
ootie since, but ho did not have tho
ourago to oat the onions romain
ug in the crib the noxt day aftor the
cigo of Paris," recently completed
1 that city, has just arrived in Now
ork by sto-iulor from France. Tho
ictnre willho taken to thu Conten.
ial exhibition in Philadelphia, for
rhih it wan execlted. The work
ecquired the sorvices of thirty
rtists, and was done under the
uiprvisionl of Col. Leinard, in one
f the bmildings belonging to the
0omnpagnio des Pompsii Fun* ..breo.
.' piectlro is 360 by 50 foot, 1111d
ow transferred from Paris to
lavre on ton earn lathed together.
'lhe French governmnt paid half
he *chargs for export and' freight.
John King, of '1'onnossoo" is very
)llmy asking questionn abopt what
ian iaken placo during the last
hirtoon yoarA. He had a firm in
'eninesseo in 1862, and the soldiors
>f both arninnmado themselves very
ordially at hone on hi proisiies.
4) 110 rouoved. with all his prodico
,) a cavo in tho Cunberland
loutaius. A storm threw down a
ock which eloHel the m iuth of thi
avo. 't'herein he lived for thirtoon
roars, in the dark, eating from his
)roduce and drinking from a spring.
rho other clay a railroad comatny,
>Iasting for a tunnel, blamted haim
AN ArrEcTI o SoE'NE.--A11 cx
h1ango tells us that whlen thme ele
~ioni roturins came ini atSardi, isst.,
ho one boggarol descrip~tion. Tlhuo
>oople0 were wrought upl to the
tighest freniw.y of tixciternent fnt oni
ltthsiasui)) Staid and isober old men
Blonf'iros lit up th y. t.>wn), while the
ieavy boomig of gnu' were hoird
ni overy direction, heralding tho
;ld tidlings of one of the groestn(
'nino to an oppJressead and tyrant
idden State. Glloius old. M~issia.
iippi, thou art redeemed at lat I
Mail advicesnfroili Ehnpe kivo a
nolanchol~y eccoqnut of .the. depreti
don of trado in ay and its
ffreet 'on the udfnigal .eassos.
unfong the working lkasei uing
,hio. win ter, and -ther ee4 ieTh of a
inanicial critig Accoudt~of thio,
ailuro oIf the Rlusaianc oropa, aidd to.
lie discouragueen g4 ,g4agytlo ok
mn the continent. ' 1!W saig1 thairt.
imovor befor'a hiade atIifhoei to
Mrs. Black, uon w'mIgo'
y, has just died in A theaesi tho.
~go of 70., 4 ilitlyeribttn'poem,
~om>.osed, uapon a,, tornporiry; im
>y ithe AmnbtUb' skill of the gos
muflieed to surrctmndh hofiIh a halo.
>f inteet, whilea she lived ;and
bowytlap yie,iedad a she swili b)
hought ofm4A yet r up $aly n
u Area xl v . Nhd NAI
lvoi fror Piil an 0 o
New JorAoy~ an % 1t) 's rom
8 yHlripalfre1dile odo
[pV( ad gugi to lust O
uiilitia a grandl mil tipy display imay \
X0 mado..
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