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The ejes that look with love on thee, That brighton with thy smile. Or mutely bid thee bone again, If thou art sad awhile; The eyes, that when no words aro breath't Gaze fondly into thine; Oh! Cherish them, ere they grow dim, , They may not always sh nie! The faithful hearts around me, That glow with love and youth, . That time nor care ne'er yet hath seared, Nor ravished of tho truth; The hearts whose beatings we have heard When throbbing near our own; Oh! cherish them! those beatings hushed, Earth's dearest tones arc gone. The days when there arc hearts and eyes, That throb*and beam for ttee- - The few fleet hours when life doth seem, Bright as a summer sea; The thrilling moments when to speak, ' The hearts full joy in vain; Oh! cherish them! once gone, alas! They ne'er return again! [Front Cftamber^ Edingburg Journal THE WIFE'S SECRET. [CONCLTJDED.] AJi, what a tangled web we weave, says somebody, "when we'first prue tioe to deceive," though after a littl trying there is nothing easier timi lying. I protest I feel like a pich pocket, as I dodged and lurked abou our orescent, watching in the distanc my own door, to see whether Mrs. E would cross the threshold. I suppos I have none of the attributes necessar to the profession of a detective, fo whenever a passer-by cast his eyes o; me, I felt myself blushing all over and hanging my head on one sido, a a dog hangs his tail I dared not, o course, stop in the crescent, but loi tered at the corner of a street whicl commanded it, now tiring to dig nj the tops of the coal cellars by insert ingthe nozzle of my umbrella in thei , circular boles, and. now elicitinj mpurnful music by dragging ifc agairs the aiva railing.*. . Exhausted wit! these execcises. J. had been leaning against a lamp post for about ton mi .autes, when the door of a house oppo iiite suddenly opened, and a widov .lady of vast proportions came swift!; .out. upon me with her cap strim streaming in the wind. "Now you just go away, my gentle min." 6he said, in a menacing voice "before the police makes you, J know who you're looking for, and . can tell you she nin't a coming, foi I've got her locked up' in thc coa cellar. I know you, although you'v. : n.ot got your red coat- on to-day; nnc mind-if you get another slice of mea in my house, I'll prosecute you as sun ; as my name is Minns." "Gracious heavens, madam," cri?e I, . 'do you take me for a common sol? dier?" "No, sir," answered she, malicious? ly, "but for a tupenny-lurpenny Lift Guardsman, who never saw a sho' fired in his life; and if you ever conn .here after my Jemima again-" I turned and fled-into tho verj .arras of the abominable Peabody "Make haste," exclaimed he, "then ?s not a momeut to be lost. No, th cab is coming this way; you may sei for yourself whether I am not righ this time." v And sure enough, who should drivt by at a rapid rate but A~ma Maria ii A four-wheeled cab, and without he ?bonnet, and with a flower in her hair This blow, coming so close upon tb attack of the widow lady, was almos more than I could bear." "Where can she be going to?" gasp ed I, half unconsciously. "It's tb most extraordinary thing I ever hean of." "I have heard of similar things,' returned Peabody, quietly, "althoug] I never experienced anything of th sort myself. Of course, I don't kno^ where she is going to; but the direc tion she has taken is" towards St John's Wood." I hastened back to my own house and with the air of a man who ha forgotten something, began to seorc in,the pockets of a great coat hangin up in the hall. "By-the-by," said I, as the servan who. let mo in was disappearing. " think your mistress most have got after all. Just run up, and tell her want to see her for a minute." Emily Jane, who had boen in ot service ev^r sinco we were marriec turned as scarlet as her cap ribbons. "Sir," said she, bolder than bras: "misses has just stepped out; she hs taken two of the little girls for a mon ing walk." "Which two?" inquired I, lookin this abandoned young person full i the face. Her subtle spirit was cowe by that course of procedure; she r< plied that sho did not know-sh d:Jn't recollect-she hadn't paid pa ticular attention, but she tutlu thought that it was the two youngest all in a breath. "In t'ont cane/' rejoined I, pointin with withering scorn to the prearabi later, "how came this here? N< M|| ||R_^^^^-III ?ii-iiiiWMmw.i Emily Jane; your mistrerw must have taken out with her tooday the samo two children that she took on Mon? day and on Thursday, when her sore throat was so bad that she could not go out with me. " "Yes, sir," replied sive, "it was the same t$~o. " . "Emily Jane," said I, solemnly, "always tell the truth. I know all. Where is your mistress gone to all by herself to-day, with her nair so neatly arranged, and a flower stuck in the : left side of her head? and that after telling me she was to?) busy to move out. Concealment is worse than use? less. Where is she?'1 . "Wild horses shouldn't do it," re- ? turned the domestic resolutely. "I told her I would keep it dark, and I won't betray no confidence as hos been reposed in me You must find it out all of your own head, sir. ? dear, ? dear!" Here, to my eoni'nsioii. Emily Jane cast her apron, by a sudden and dex> . trous movement, over her features, and in that blinded condition rushed down the kitchen stairs like a bull stung by bees. At that moment the front door bell rang with violence such as none of our | visitors except the captain dare to use. t My wretched heart seemed to experi- I once a little throb of joy. He at ?Aist | then-and I confess my suspicions had j been turned in his directum, for was I it not his profession to guard us from foreign foes, and to destroy our do- . mestic peace-he at least, I say, unless there was more than ono-I dared not trust myself to finish the reflection, but opened the front door with my_ own hands. It was somebody in uniform, but not tim captain. "Telegraph for Mrs. IL," squeaked the boy in his shrill, thin voice; "please to sign on the right, 'and side." Then dancing a double shuffle upon the door ste}), in ! order to keep himself warm, he broke forth into brjjud. "There's somebody in the house with Dinah, there's riomebodyin the house I know; there's somebody in the house with Dinah" I. didn't like this impudence, and I didn't like his song, but thero was nothing for it but to submit. What could Anna Maria be doing with tele? graphs? "From Rupert Merrinfrton, G Cupidon Villas, St. John's Wood. Pray be punctual this lime, I am en- . ft:-: ged until twelve. I trust you will be looking your best, not pale, as on Monday and Thursday." "There's somebody in the house with Dinah, there's somebody in tho house I know"-I .rushed out with the receipt in my hand, and the boy snatched it and took to flight, for he saw that I was dangerous. What could this dreadful message mean? or rather what meaning could it have but one? Rupert Herrington! not at all a steady sounding name, to begin with; the sender, too, was evidently no busi? ness man, or ho would have not ex? ceeded his twenty words so foolishly. It l?ad a military smack all over, (and I didn't like that notion-a military smack!) Herrington, Qt course, was an assumed name. The handwriting WHS good, and so far unlike tko cap? tain's but then people don't write their own telegraph messages. 1 felt that some immediate action was ne? cessary, or that I should be suffocated. In a couple of minutes I was in a Hansom, bound for ( hipiden villas, in a state of mind easier imagined than described; and yet I had often read descriptions of it in novels which pro? fessed to describe aristocratic Ufe, and often had seen upon the stage (al? though principally in farces) the hus? band racked by jealous pangs. What had there been to laugh at in - that, I wondered now. Why should the tenderest emotions of the heart be made the subject of buffoon? But what a wicked looking set of houses were those which I was now passing! } If bricks and mortar, and especially x stucco, can look vicious, certainly St. r .John's Wood possesses a pattern, tor- - "What number, sir?" shouted my t driver through the hole in tho roof. ? "This is Cupidon Willas." t "I am soi ry to hear it," groaned I, J j passing my pocket handkerchief ovei my brow. "Don't mind me, my good r man," for his countenance evinced t much dismay at my voice and manner, "I know that it is not your fault, that ? I am miserable. Please to pull np at ; No. b." t. Of all the wicked looking houses ir Cupidon Terrace, No. 6 was, it seeruec: ? to mc, the wickedest. The round eyt n which formed its ' staircase window d winke i viciously in the sunlight, ant in tho garden was a little grating, at e though for the purpose of reconnois ,.. sance before admittance, which wa ,r not a little grating to me. The draw _. ing-room shutters were closed. Thi: latter circumstance gave me sonn g satisfaction, since it might signify tha f. Mr. Herrington was dead; but. j )t glance at the gay attire of the servan girl who answered my r.uinmons cut away the ground of consolation. "Is Mrs. R. Tri thin?" inquired Ij with a tone of assumed indifference. "Well-yes, sir-but. you can't see her just nt present. Mr. Merrington has a great objection to-" "Confound Mr. Memngton!" cried j I, pushing my way in. "levant to ? see my wife." "Oh, your wife is it, sir?" replied the maid,' with a giggle. "Thou, of course, go up if you pieuse, although 1 it's as much as my place is worth.? You will find them in tue drawing room." * "What! there?' exclaimed ?, pas? sionately, pointing tot the closed, win wows. "Yes, of course, sir! That's thc room they alway* sit in." Tiicy always sit in! Then this sert of thing-must have been going on for years! I cleared the two little flights of stairs iu a couple of bounds, and hurled open the thawing room door like a cataput. I found myself in alargo apartment, darkened, indeed*upon one side, Imt well lit by a hugo window (invisible from thc front of the house) at ibs Northern end. In the centre of thc room was a raised structure, hung with purple, and rather resembling a scaffold decorated for the execution of royalty, und upon the scaffold sat my wife in an uncomfortable attitude, and with an expression of countenance that she only wears upon liaise cere? monious occasions which demand what are called ' company manners." Between her and the window stood ? gentleman with moustaches, and in a velvet coat-at an easel, and evidently painting her portrait, ile elevated his eye-brows ac my peculiar mode of faltering the room, au.I looked towards mv wife as if for an explanation of the piienomenon. "lt is only my husband, Mr. Mer? rington," return-.d she. "O, .lohn, I am so sorry that you found me out, for 1 had mount my picture to be a pleasant surprise to you on your birth? day, next week. This was to be my last sitting but one; and nobody knows the trouble I have taken to keep you ignorant of my coming here. That stupid Emily Jane must have left it out." "No, my dear," said I; "I disco? vered tlie fact h>r myself,' through the telegraph; and really 1-1 couldn't help coming down to see how the picture was getting on. lt was so very land of you. And, dear nie, Mr. Merrington, what a charming like? ness!" "Well, it's not in a very good light, you see," rejoined she, deprecatingly. "Not having a room willi a sky-light, lam obliged to block up those win? dows, and manage how I caa. it makes the house ?lark, and 1 am afraid cans; .1 you to stumble at the drawing room dom*." "Yes," said 1. "tim': was just it: T V?ry nearly cam.' in head first. 1--1 only thought. I'd iook sn mi my why to tiie city. I won't interrupt you an? other moment; and; indeed, I have myself no time Lo los"." * 1 give the mai fl ?five shillings, nm! -thinking it would be more likely te insure lier silence-a chuck under thc chin. Thou I wrote to Peabody from Bunhill Kow (where my place of busi? ness is situated) to tedi him I would not make a fool of him any longer, but the fact was that, during tho last few weeks, I had been making my wife sit for her picture, which ho was to conn and pass his judgment on as soon a* it was finished; there was a question as to whether the flow in her hail was an improvement or not. ? But 1 knew that Emily Jane woulc tell Anna Maria all about it. How? ever, nothing was said until my birth day arrived, and with it the portrail for which thc dear creature had savec up her pin-money, and put herself ti the greatest inconvenience. I declare I my heart smote inc for my base sus I picions when 1 looked upon that hon est face, which had never worn pain before. Upon that day she said: "By the-by, John, when the telegraph ar rived'for*rne from Mr. Merrington, i didn't make you jealous, at all, dil it?" "Oh, dear, no. my darling! Joalou of you? Impossible! Not, of course that you are not. beautiful enough b make all the world fall in love wit] yon, but I never dreamed of such thing." "That's all right, John," said she kissing me; but tlierr was a wiefce? twinkle in her kind eyes as she askei dryly, "I am glad to hear you sa that, for do you know, my dear, almost thought you were just a littl jealous." Any ono may do a casual act of goo nature, buta continuation of such act shows it to bo a part of the temper? meat. 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BB I By the Provisional Governor of the* State ot South Carolin?. A PROCLAMATION ! WHEREAS His Excellency Pr?sidant Johnson has issued his prouiaina ti..A, appointing me (.Benjamin Ferry) i-rovwioual tioveruor m ami lor. thu State gi ttiuth Carolina, with poaer to prescriba suck raice and regulations aa may ue neces? sary anti proper lor convening a convention ul tue State,-componed ol' auldgates to be chosen by that poi Uon of t'ne people of said State who are loyal to tl io cuited Staion, tor the purpose ol altering or ameudmg thc Constitution thereof; and with authority to exerces* within the bunts of th? Stat* t>.U. tue powers necessary and proper to enable such loyal people to restore said btate tu its coiisUtutioual relations to the Jeecleral Gov eminent, uud to present such a ?lcjmbhcan form ol State. Goverumeut as will antill*- tue atate t*> thc guarantee ot the Uuited btu tea _ therefor, aud its people to protection by tue ' I iuted bonus agahibt invasion, insurrection and domestic violence. Sow, therefore, in obedience to tho pro? clamation or his Excellency Anurfew John sou, President of tue Cuited <">tat?*, 1, HE.SJA?UIN b\ PERh?, Frovisiouanitover? nor ol tilt: Suite o? South Carolina, tor tue : purpose oi organizing a Provisional Gov i t rnSient iu Soum carolina, reiornung tn? ata to t-. ...lotitution and restoring civil au ! thonty iu said bmce under tho Constitution j aud laure ot the United titates, do hereby -proclaim ?md ueclure that ah civil ojfecers tu bouth Carolina, who were iu ellice wneu the Civil Govwrniueiit ui tun ?Late was suspend? ed, in May last, (except those arrested or I under prosecution tor treason,! shah, on I taking tue oath ol' allegiance pi?sorioda m tue l'.csident s Amnesty Proklamation ol the U?tn day of ?lay, Ibbu, resume the duties ol'.their odk-ea and Continue io dis? course them under the Provisional Govern uiem till further apuoiutiuenis arc made. And 1 au further proclaim, aeclare and make known, teat it is the duiy of, ad loyal Citizen? ot tue State ot ?South Caiouiia to promptly go forward and take the oath of I allegiance to trie L-uited bt&tcs, belore como I magistrate or military ollicer of the Federal i Government, who may be -qualhVd for ad m im s ter iug oaths; aiid such art; hereby* I authorized to give certified eopies tuerong i io the persons respectively by whom they > ' were luade. And oiieh magistrates cr ? oifitsers are hereby required to transmit tL,o I originals of such oaths, at as early a day a.i : may be convenient, to tn?; DepuiUueui. ?if ! atatojam tbe city ol WasuingKut, h. C. Ana I do ?urther proclaim, deelaie and I snake kno?vu, ann thc lYi&nagers ol' Elec I lions throughout tbe State of South CaroK ? r.a will bold an election lor mcuuera ol a, 1 ?state Cunvuntibn. at t?eir respective pre 1 einets, on tin i'iRSr i.oj>ibAi iN SEt' : TKMliER NEXT, according to the Ians of South Carolina in force be:bre the secession ? of tiie ?state; and that v..cu Election Uis ! triol in the Sinte slie.il elevt us liianv mciii \ bern of the Convention ns the. buid Jiistrict ; hus members of the ?l?o.i.-e of Representa? tive's-the ba.-is o'i representation beu'g I population and taxation. 'luis will gi\o i oiiv? hundred and twenty-four members to ! the Convention- a number suftieieuily larg? I to represent everv portion of tbe Siauc most i nilly. j -"?very loyal citizen who lu<s taken tbe i Amnesty oath and not within the excepted I classes in ti e t'rcciden?'s- l'rot-hima?ou, I ?ill ix? entitled to vote, provided he waa a . legal vitter under the Constitution as it j stood prior to thc secession of South Caro? lina, -raid all who are within the excepted classes must take the oath and apply for a pardo ?, in order to entitle them to vote Or ?u become members of tuc Convection. The .members of thc Convuntion thus , elected on the?tir*?t Mdnday hi S?-ptemb?-r : next, aro hereby required to convene in tho i city of Columbia, on WEDNESDAY, the ISth i day of September, la??, ior til?; purpose of j altering and amending thc present Consti '? tutibn of Sohth Carolina, er remodelling ;' and making a new one, which will conform : to the great ehangis which have taken f place in thu State, and be more in accord? ance with Republican principles andcquali ] ty of representation. 1 And ? do further prcclahli and make ? known, that the Constitution and -?ll laws of j loree in South Carolina prior to the setcs I i sion of the State, are hereby made of force ! under the Provisional (Joverament, except 1 ! wherein they may Conflict with the provi . I sions of this proclamation. And the Judges " i and Chancellors ot tho State are hereby ? , required to exercise ail the powers and pur 1 j form all thc duties whi'Ji appertain to their . j respective offices, and especially in criminal ; cases, lt will be expected of* the ? edel al ; military authorities now in South Carolina, ? to lend their authority to thc civil officer.-. ! of the Provisional'Government, for the pur ? ]>ose of enforcing the laws and prtsorvirig s ' the peace and good order of the State. I ! And 1 do further command and enjoin f.ll j good and lawful citizens of the State to I unite in enforcing the laws and bringing to . ? justice all disorderly persons, all plunder ] ers, robbers and marauders, all vagrants j and idle persons who are wandering about i without employment or any visible means' j of supporting themselves. . I" is also expected that al?Tormer owners ! of freed persons will be kind to them, and . i not turn oft" the children or aged to perish; . I and the fijeedmen and women are earnestly . i enjoined to make contracts', just and fair, : 1 for remaining with their former owner. , II I In order to facilitate as much as possible I the application for pardons under thc ex . ! censen sections of the Pri indent's Amnesty JJ j Proclamation, it is stated for infonnatioii J" j that all applications rn'.fct be by petition. J* ! stating the exception, aud accompanied !? j with the oath preHeribed. This petition |~ ! must be first approved hythe Provisional ? Governor, and then forwarded to tM Presi 'r j dent. The headquarters ol' the Provisional '" j Governor will be at Greenville, where all l* ? oommnnieations to him niiist be addressed. a ; Tin? newspapers of this State v\ill publish I this proclamation till the election for Diem j bera'of the Convention. . f In testimony whereof, I have hereunto pet m v. band an J seal. Done at the [L. S.J town of Greenville, thia "20th day of f July, in the your of our Lord. GI b, and of the " independence -of tho United States the ninetieth. B. F. EBURY. By the Provisional Governor: WiiiLiAM H. PSBKT, Pr?vete Pecre^ary. July 9S '