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BT BARTON GREY. Will the Blow weeks never go? Hark! the curfew ringeth low; Into twilight soft and gray Melts at last the weary day; Once again the night Äs here. Are you thinking of me dear? AH day long my heart has heard Just one softly whispered word; All day laug your name has come To me through the bnsT hum; Everywhere in hall and street You hare tarried with me sweet. In the faces of the crowd. In the crW that echo loud, All throughout the harrying throng, All amid the strife of tongues. Nothing hare I heard or seen Save jour voice, your lace, my Queen. Other women come and go. Other foices whinper low, Other eyes grow dim or bright. Shed or Teil their changefai light; But I stand apart, alone, Waiting still for you, my own. Ah! that waiting. Do yon feel, Darling as the slow days steal Silent, one by one, away. How my heart must yearn and pray For the touch of lip and hand? Darling, do yon understand? In the daily strife and stress, Do yon see the for that press Close and hard witbin without? All the dread and all the doubt. All the fears that clasp and cling, AU the bitter questioning? Fast, though with no clash of swords, Gather all those phantom hordes; And my soul, as falls the night, Seems to Ion her wonted might. Shriuks before that duky crew, Prays an J long and yearns for yo Must I always watch and wait. Exiled, famixhed, at your gate? Will you not b9 brave and come Ere the pleading lips be dnmb? Ere within the weary eyes Hope's last glimm,T fades and dies? Ah! dear heart, be strong! be true! See, a kingdom waits for you! Higl above all stain or scathe Flint's Love's banner, shine's Lore's faith. Enwr on Tour reign serene! Come! my own! my love! my queen! THE THREE GREENS. Shortly after the Crimean War an indi vidual, whose right arm was encased in splinta and hung in a sling, entered the magnificent jewelry shop, the proprietor of which was Mr. James Green. The stran ger had that in his appearance which is generally styled distingue; his carrriage and garb revealed the military veteran, and his manners the finished gentleman. At the door halted an elegant cabriolet, and the good taste of its owner was made appar ent by the plain but neat livery of the groom and the choice trappings of the hand some blooded horse. Tho stranger stated that he was desirous of procuring a complete silver table service, ncn, sona ana eicg&m, wun dui mtie or namentation. uouia Jir. ureen prepare such a one for him? The goldsmith an swered, of course in the affirmative, and showed several patterns to the visitor, who then described very minutely the style in which he wished the articles to be made, and asked by what t$ne they could be got ready. At the same time he insisted on punctuality saying, he must use the set at a reception he would soon give at his new residence in Leicester square. Green promised to have it done in three weeks, and then the two parties dis cussed the terms. The jeweller very carefully made all his calculations and demanded 1,200. The stranger reflected a few moments, then said he had determined upon getting a service at 1,500, and requested 31r. Green to add as many more pieces to the set as would fix the price at that sum. Mr. Green thanked the gentleman for this mark of confidence, and inquired of him in whose recommendation he owed his patronage. "No one has recommended you to me," re plied the stranger. The jeweller looked up in surprise. The stranger, who had hitherto worn an air of dignity almost amounting to austerity now became mor friendly, and continued: I am a soldier. I have served for years in India, and more recently in the Crimea. At Bolaklava 1 received a severe wound in my right arm and hand, which will perhaps disable the member for life. My patronage you owe to your parents, grandparents, and, in fact, to the whole line of your ancestors." The jeweler was amazed and bewildered, nil parents and other ancestors had long been dead, and could not have referred the soldier to him. The latter apparently en joyed Mr. Green's perplexity, and smilingly continued: I will make myself clearer. "When in consequence of this unfortunate wound" here a sudden twinge in his arm made him start painfully "I was compelled to leave the service, I resolved to settle down in London. AVhile riding out the other day I waa attracted by the appearance of your splendidly furnished shop, but more so by the name of your sign, for mine b precisely the same. To this simple reason you owe the present visit of Colonel James Green, of the Grenadier guards." The jeweler expressed his delight at the honor of being the namesake of bo distin guished a warrior, and after a few more phrases of this sort of conversation, reverted to the business in hand. 'May 1 now inform you,' said the jewel ler, with some hesitation, "of the conditions which must generally be complied witn pre vious to making a sale?" "No," said the Colonel sharply. 4I have my own way of doing business. You and I do not know each other, and although my order is not an uncommonly large one, yet it amour t3 to a sum with which you can not credit a stranger. I will therefore pay you 100 cash down for a surity, the remaining 1,400 when I call for the service-" Mr. Green accepted the proffer with pro fuse thanks. 4You need not thank me," the officer in terrupted. "As I remarked, I always have a way ot my own, from which I never like to deviate. Now, do me the favor to take my portemonnaie from my coat pocket; my unfortunate Balak lava wound" the Colonel again winced with pain "has lamed my right arm and hand completely." Mr. Green expressed hi3 sympathy in the warmest terms, carefully pulled the porte monnaie from the veteran's coat pocket, opened it at the tatter's deaire? and from four or five new notes took one, which the Colonel requested him to keep. Mr. Green wrote off a receipt and placed it in the old pocket book, which he then carefully restored to its resting place. He then assisted the Colonel to enter the cariiage, and the groom Col. Green could not drive on account of his in jured arm rapidly drove off in the direc tion of Leicester Square. The jeweler, though much overjoyed, was a cautious business man, and notwithstanding the con siderable deposit, proceeded to make his safety certain. In the ''War List "he readily found the name and rank of his customer, just as it had been given, and from the estate agent who rented out the splendid mansion in Leicester square he ascertained that it had recently been occupied by Col. James Green of the guards, and that the latter had brought the most excellent recommendations from his banker and sundry other distinguished per. son ages. In the course of three weeks, at the end of which the set was to be done, the colonel often came into the shop to see how the work wa3 going on, and always discussed so affably with the goldsmith that the latter could not find sufficient words of praise for his genial customer when speaking to others about him. At last the service was completed. It was placed on a large table in the counting-room and covered with a cloth of blue velvet. Punctual at the stipu lated time in the afternoon. Col. Green entered the shop, his elegant cabriolet with blooded horse remaining before the door in care of the groom. The officer stepped into the counting room, and Mr. Green, swelling with pride, removed the velvet cloth from the service. The Colonel, though usually a quiet man, declared that it surpassed his most sanguine expectations, and firmly insisted upon pay ing the entire 1,500, and also upon the jeweller retaining the deposit of 100 as a douceur for the satisfaction he had given. "You owe me no thanks, my dear Mr. Green," warmly said tho Colonel to the de lighted goldsmith. "Give me your hand and again receive my heartful acknowledg ment for this suburb masterpiece." The jeweler's beaming countenance on grasping his namcsako's hand "can betterbe imagined than described. ' "Now, to business," said the Colonel. "Be so kind as to take out my pockctbook and count off your 1,500, for I do not wish to tarry a moment before showing your chef d'amvre to my wife." The jeweler hastened to comply. He took from the officer's breast-coat pocket a card case, a set of ivory tablets and a silk purse, through whose meshes glittered some five or six sovereigns but no pocketbook. Upon the Colonel's request ho then examined all his pockets. The search vr3 futiK "btrange! Incomprehensible! . Could I have lost it or been robbed?" muttered tho Colonel audibly, perplexed and provoked. "What o clock is it7 he suddenly asked. "Twenty minutes to five." "Good; it is time enough, lou must make yourself serviceable once more, ,my dear Air. Green, and act as my secretary. You know 1 can not use my right hand. AVill you have the goodness to write a few lines for me to my wife?" With these words the Colonel stepped to the jeweler s desk, on wmcn lay some writ ing paper printed with the name of the firm Taking a sheet he placed it before the jew eler, saying, "This will Oo; my wifa knows that I am here." He then dictated and the jeweler wrote: Mr Dear Wife Have the goodness to send me at once 1,500 through the bearer. You know where the money is kept. I am in immediate need of it therefore do not detain the messenger, who is a trustworthy person. Your atlectionate husband. Jam ks G n ken . "Thank you," said the Colonel, after per using the epistle. "Michael." he cried, step- ging to the door and calling the groom, take this letter, rido home as fast as you can and return at onco to this place with that which my wife will give you." The groom took the letter, bowed and quickly rode oft. xifteen minutes, a halt hour, nearly an hour passed away and Michael did not re turn. The Colonel waxed impatient and wished he had gone in person for the mony. The jeweler essayed to tranquilize him, but ineffectually. ,4I have always regarded the fellow as honest and trustworthy," ?aid the Colonel, "and have on several occasions intrusted him with large sum3 of m ney as at this time. Fifteen hundred pounds may have too strong a temptation for him." Pulling cut his magnificent gold watch, he contin ued: "I will wait iust seven and one-half minutes longer, for that is exactly the time it takes to drive hither from Leicester Square." The ceven and a half minutes were gone and the groom had not come. The Colonel could contain himself no longer. "Do me the favor, Mr. Green, to call a cab," he said, in the greatest impatience. "I shall go home myself and will return within halt an hour." The cab was soon at the door. "Quick to Leicester Square 1" cried the Colonel to the coachman. "A half crown extra if you will drive well." The cab drove off as rapidly as the horses could go. The goldsmith meanwhile had the service packed up, and then waited for his patron's return. The clock struck 6. 7, 8, 9. The Colcnel did not come. Something unusual must have detained him, but the jeweler felt no anxiety, for had he mt siill the sf rvice and a deposit of a 100. Tired of waiting, at last, he closed his shop at 9.30 and went home. His wife. who had long been expecting him, had grown sleepy, and was slumbering on a sofa. An open letter lay in her lap. Mr. Green stepped lightly to her, intending to wake her with a kiss, when his eyes fell upon the letter. ""What is this?" he cried, dumbfounded, as he recognized his own handwritting and the letter he had just written for the Colonel. The reader can readily guess the sequel and the connection. True, there existed a Col. Green Who had served in India and the Crimea and had been wounded at Balakiava, who had rented the house in Leicester Square and who pos sessed a considerable fortune, but, alas! he was not the Col. Green wh had ordered the silver service. Heaven knows by what means the sharpers had gained knowledge of all the facts and circumstances upon which they constructed their admirably in genious plan. Ihe man personating the groom, of course. was an accomplice, and the letter which Mr. James Green had penned for the pseudo Co. James Green was delivered by him to the jeweller's wife, who did not hesitate a minute to deliver to hin the Jtl,5(X), because she recognized her husband's handwriting upon the paper stamped with the name of the jewelery firm. Who the sly rogues were never came to light. II and kerchief Literature. 'Tis true there is magic In the web of it. Othello. Such an innocent looking little square of cambric so unpretending and useful; yet what a world of harm it has done first and last in the hands of designing people I Many a fair name has been ruined, many a happy home broken up, through that which should have stood for a signal of danger the wave of a handkerchief, diverted from its original use and employed by idle fin gers in the service of folly. There is a story told of a gallant Union soldier who fell hopelessly in love with the beautitul daugh ter of a Confederate General, and carried on by handkerchief signals a system of corres pondence that betrayed his regiment into the hands of the enemy; as a reward lor his faithlessness to duty, he was admitted to a secret tryst with his love from which he never returned. A Northern poet has told the sequel in verse: And from the casement flutters A square of cambric white: It is her handkerchief that gives Love's signal call to-night; But not for love, brave soldier, She lures you to her side; That flag of truce, upon the morn, Yonr pale, dead face will hide Owen Meredith, in his tragic verso of the Count liinaldo Kinalki, thus sanctions the use of the romantic kerchief: He drew from his bosom a kerchief . "Would," he sighed, "that ber face was less fair! That her face was le.s hopeWsly fair." And folding his kerchief, he covered The eyes of M new syne there. In London handkerchief-stealing is a regular profession, and Dickens gives in "Oliver Twist" a description of the manner in which old Fagin taught his boys to snatch the "wipes" from the pocket. The outside pockets which the ladies wore a few years ago greatly facilitated this busi ness, and it did not require an expert in the work to snatch the object so carelessly ex posed. Woodsworth's little maid in ''"We Are Seven," sings: My stockings then I often knit, My kerchief then I hem. Hemming the kerchief (the earliest work of feminine fingers) is almost a lost art now. The nuns of foreign countri33 spend many hours every day in embroidering delicate muslin with exquisite needlework; these treasures are then sold "pour le bon Dieu." And in the wealthy Convents of Moorish Spain handkerchiefs of lace, fine aa the spider's web, and costly as the raiment of King's, are wrought in silence and seclusion. Frequently, after some gay ball has taken place, one sees in the daily papers such a notice as this: Lost A point lace handkerchief. Large reward if returned to This maj have been a treasure handed down from generation to generation; sacred from associations, and worth any where from $50 to $500 in commercial value. The possessor of such handkerchiefs intuitively heeds the advice of Othello to Desdemona, when he is reciting manlike the virtues of his mother's handkerchief: Make it a darling, like your precious eye. The cobwebby treasure was as likely to get its owner into difficulty then as it is now, and cost Desdemona her life. Sure there is some wonder in this handkerchief. I am most uuhappy in the loss of it. Jealous Othello seemed to suspect, even in those remoto days, a handkerchief flirta tion between his wife and Cassio. Alexander III. dipped his handkerchief in the blood of the murdered Czar, saying he would keep it "to forever remind me of the oath I have sworn in the innermost of my heart in this trying and terrible hour." Tragic scenes happen nowadays which be gin with the dropping of a handkerchief. In ancient times when a knight errant rid ing abroad discovered a handkerchief float ing from the tower of a castle he knew some fair damsel was in distress, and he gallantly rode to the rescue, and by prowess or strat egy released her, and as a romantic sequel carried her ofi'a3 his bride. Now the knight is usually a young man with a tendency to giddiness, and the fair damsel wears a poke bonnet and walks along serenely, with a self-satisfied smile on her peachy lips. 'But the heart feels most when tho lips speak not," and both are adepts in a lan guage originated by school girls, but spoken universally the language ol the handker chief of which the following is an initial chapter: RULES. Drawing it across the lips I wish to know Aci'OfS ihe cheek I love you. Opposie corners in both hands Wait for me Across the forehead We are watched. Over the slioulJer Follow me. Winiiiuij it aronud the first ficger Engaged Around the third finder Married. Dropping it we will be friends. Twirling in both hands indifference. Letting it I'Ht on tbe right cheek Yes. On the left cheek No. Tutting in the packet Good-by. you After all the best and legitimate use of tue hanakerchiel and the sätest is which Hood embodies in his famous to My Little Son:" that Ode . Thou balmy opening Go t- your mother, child, and ros! wipe your nose! Fashions at the East f Clara Belle in Cincinnati Enquirer.) As for the general shape imparted to wo man by her clothes just now there is the same indenniteness that 1 have already commented on; but as a general rule, she is a little broadened at the hips by bouflant drapery and not quite so flat behind as form erly. This is a slight departure from the Grecian severity of outline of late affected, but it is a movo in the direction of modesty. A woman no longer feels quite so much like a statue of Venn?, or as though every twist or turn of her body was visible. There will lust as likely as not be a relapse, however, for the high art craze has by no means let go of us. Cretonne parasols in gay colors are used again. Spanish blonde is the darl ing lace ot fashion. Polka-dotted necker chiefs trimmed with Breton lace with morning and traveling are worn costumes. I :kers and Largo plaided gingham?, seersuckers flower-bordered lawns are in favor. Double faced cambrics, showing one side black and the other gray, are much used for lining gtenadines. Evening dresses for young misses are made in Princess style, laced up the back, and are worn high in the neck, with a Stuart collar and laced sleeves. Large embroidered mull shawls, pure white, not tinted or cream colored, will be the wrap of high degree at Saratoga for afternoons. Sleeves puffed from the arm-hole to the wrist appear on some of the sheer muslin and silk tissue dresses for midsummer wear. Morning and tea gowns of chintz fourlards are among the novelties. Among the latest parasoh are those of momie cloth, matching the morning dres3 ofthat fabric. Barefooted belles are seriously promised for next summer at the seaside resort. The Princess Beatrice slipper, ot beaded satin, dainty and delicate, and shaped like a san dal is intended to be worn without stockings. But the idea will fail in practice, and I'll tell you why. Not one woman in ten has feet that will bear baring. They may b fine and shaply, and look fine in stockings, but without covering they would reveal a corn here, a bunion there, toes overlopping each othar, scars of ingrowing naib, and other blemishes that would spoil them as aids in mashing the opposite Eex. No; the promise of barefooted balls will not be fulfilled. Tbe Bird Who I latino Nest. I Sophie Eastman. This is a cuckoo. She and her mate have nohom3of their own; but that does not seem to trouble them. They peep here and there among the leaves, until they find the nest of some other bird a lark, perhaps, or a thrush, or a yellow-hammer; and, if the owner of the nest is away, Mrs. Cuckoo leaves within it a small egg. There are some birds that can take care of themselves almost as soon as they are born; but Mrs. Cuckoo never leaves her eggs in their nests. Oh, no! she ehooses a nest in which the young birds are well cared for by their mothers, and fed with food on which the young cuckoos thrive best. Why she is too idle too build her own nest no one knows. Some people say it is be cause she stays so short a time in the same country, that her young ones would not get strong enough to fly away with her, if she waited to build her nest. Others think it is because she is such a great eater, that she can not spend time to find food for her children. But the kind foster-mothers, the larks and thrushes, care for the egg that the cuckoo leaves in their houses, although, if any other bird leaves one, they will take no care of it at all, but roll it out upon the ground. The Scotch word for cuckoo, gowk, means also, a foolish person. But I think they ought rather to have named it a wicked person; for the young cuckoo i3 so ungrate ful and selfish that he often gets one of the other little birds on his back, and then, climbing to the top of the nest, throws it over the edge. These are the English cuckoos, of which I have been telling you. I am glad to say tnat their American cousins take care of thair own children. The Hindoo girls are graceful and ex quisitely formed. From their earliest child hood they are accustomed to carry burdens on their heads. The water for the family use is always brought by the girls in earth en jars, carefully poised in this way. The exercise is said to strengthen the muscles of the back, while the chest is thrown forward. No crooked backs are seen in Ilindostan. Dr. II. Spry says this exercise of carrying small vessels of water on the head might be advantageously introduced into boarding schools and pnvute families, and that it might entirely supersede the present ma chinery of dumb bells, backboard, skipping rope, etc. The young ladies ought to be taught to carry the jar as the Hindoo women do, without ever touching it with their hands. The same practice of carrying water leads precisely to the same results in the south of Italy as in India. A Neapolitan female peasant will carry on her head a vessel full of water to the very brim over a rough road and not spill a drop of it, and the acquisition of this art or knack gives her the same erect and elastic gait. One evidence of our total depravity is to be found in the fact that it is extremely pleasant to run over head and ears into debt, and that we are sorry to have to pay, CTen when we have the money. NAPOLEON AS HE WAS. An Account of His Wooing and the Mar riage With Josephine. The Woman Confesses She Did Not Love Napoleon, Bat Allowed People to Make Up Her Mind for ITer. New York Sun. Some time ago we gave the readers of the Sun a brief analysis of Colonel Jung's im portant researches concerning Napoleon I. together with some account of Colonel Jung himself. ColonelJung has just published a third and final volume of Napoleonic doc uments, "Bonaparte and His Times" (Paris, Charpentier), covering the period from 1795 to 1790, the whole period traversed by Colon elJunz's work being from 1 769 to 1799. In epite of the multifarious literature on the subject already in existence, there is ho exaggeration in saying that the history of Napoleon I. has yet to be written. Col onel Jung has simplv collected documents, arranged them, analyzed them and com mented upon them. Lanfrey, too, collected documentary evidence when he was writing his remarkable but passionate history of Na poleon ; but Lanfrey did not enjoy the same opportunity as Colonel Jung has had. Lan frey, moreover, wrote at a time when every thing could not be said. . Under the Res toration, the July monarchy, and especially during the reign of Napoleon III., . circum stances were unfavorable of history. Doc uments were wanting, the archives ware closed, and original papers were scattered about, among families whose interest it was to keep them secret The correspondence of Napoleon I., published by order of Na poleon III., is full of suppressions, altera tions, voluntary inexactitude. The Com mission charged with the task OF ARRANGING THIS CORRESPONDENCE had to concern themselves less with truth than with the care of pleasing their impe rial master. The object of that Commission was, a novo all, to raise a monument to that Napoleonic legend which it will have been the glory and privilege of modern historical science to destroy. Thanks to his exceptional position at the V'r Office and as staff officer, Colonel Jung ha lad unrivaled opportunities of indulging his passion for historical research. To him for the first time since the Revolution, the archives of the State, and more especially those of the Ministry of War, have been open without reserve. He has had only to choose and to arrange. The first two vol umes of his work, which we noticed last year, gives the history of Napoleon Bona parte from his birth until the end of the Italian campaign in 1794. The third and last covers the ground from 1795 to August. 199, vhen Napoleon became First Consul by force of arms. We propose now not so much to analyze f 1 1 1 T 1 1 ! M. 13 T J fir vxMonei .jung volume u wouia oe aim cult to analyze a book the matter of which is already marvelously concentrated as to call the reader's attention to a few facts and interesting details, to ask him to turn back t j the dog-eared pages and read them over again. L,et him try to imagine lieneral Bonaparte's arrival in Paris in the most brilliant days of the directory. He has no friends, no relations in the world of politics or eocety Robespierre is dead; Barras is now playing the leading role, and so he wrote, "I was obliged to attach myself to somebody or something. The avowal is as ARTLESS AS IT IS SINCERE. men tne young uorsicans passions were aroused by the contact with the societv of the directory, that mixture of grace, non chalance, and of corruption, and by the sight of 'bat pleiad of lovely women, limes Tallien, Recamier, Beauharnais, de Beau. mont and others, all greedy of pleasure and notoriety! Ihe queen ot all of them was for beauty and grace, our lady of Thermidor, the tJitoyenne lallien, more beautiful than the Capitol Venus of Phidia3, for in the Tal lien you found the same purity f traits; the same" perfection, in the arms, the feet, and all that animated by an expression of benev olence, a reflection of all the goodness of her heart. wller dress, says the contemporary, "did not contribute to her beauty, for she wore a simple gown of India muslin draped after the antique manner and fixed on the shoulders by two cameos. A . golden belt clasped her waist and its fastening was formed of a cameo. A large golden brace let held her sleeve above the elbow; her hair, of a velvety black color, was short, and frizzed around the head. This coiffure was called a la Titus. On those beautiful white shoulders was a superb shawl of red cash mere, which at that time was very rare and much sought for. She draped it around her in a manner always graceful and pictur esque." This portrait is the portrait of all the pretty women of the time. And this was the time, if ever, when most honor was jaid to women. Writing to his brother Joseph, July 18, 1795, Napoleon says: 'Luxury, pleasure and the arts are reviving here in an astonishing manner. The WOMEN ARE EVERYWHERE at the Theaters, in the public promenades, at the libraries. In .the cabinet of the savant you see very pretty peraons. Here alone, of all places on the earth, they de eerve to hold the helm; and so, the men are mad about them; think of nothing but them, and live only of and for them. A woman has need of s;x months of Paris to know what is due her and what her empire really is.'' On the 30th of the same month he writes: "This great people i3 giving itself up to pleasures, dances, Theaters; women, who are here the finest in the world, are becom ing the great affair. Ease, luxury, good tone, everything has been recovered. Peo ple no longei remember the terror only as a kind of dream." It was in the salons of Barras that Na poleon met a pretty Creole lady, Marie Josephine Rose de Tasher de la Pagerie, widow cf Alexander de Beuharnais. guil lotined in 1794. Josephine was left with two children, Eugene, tha future viceroy of Italy, and the futare Queen Hortense. She was a Creole, a coquette; she loved luxury and abominated poverty. She was an amia ble and nonchalant woman, who found it pleasanter to follow the will of others than to take a determination of her own; and so, not attempting to play the role of the widow of a hero, she pjunged gaily into society, and went to see Barras, and Tallien, and Freron. and Mme. Hamelin. Josephine even admitted an affection for Barras, which gives rise to more than one conjecture, tho more so as she was without resources. The first time that Napoleon saw Josephine he was STRUCK BY HER, but ho hardly thought of marriage. He was then a Corsican officer, living at a third -ra'.e inn, but after Vandemiaire his ideas took a different course. He saw that it was a political necessity that he should have an interior at Paris if he meant to absent himself in search of a fortune. His preference was for a widow Who could preside in a salon. His choice lay between Mme. Pennon, whose daughter has left such charming sketches of society under the Di rectory, and Mme. de Beauharnais. Legend says that Napoleon was first brought into relation with Mme. de Beau harnais by a visit of young Eugene, who came to demand of Bonaparte the sword of his father, killed upon the scaffold. The story is as poetical as it is inexact. Besides, Bonaparte at St. Helena gave the true ac count of this marriage. lie met Josephine at Barras' house, and Barras arranged the whole matter and obtained Josephine's con- sent. Josephine confessed that she did not love Napoleon, and that she was rather afraid of him than otherwise; but in her marriage, as in most other acts, she allowed other people to make up her mind for her. Lucien Bonaparte, in his unpublished memoirs and papers, which Colonel Jung has recently discovered and intends shortly to print, has a curious passage about Jose phine, which has at least the merit of nov elty: "Admitted to several suppers and dinners of the Director, Barras, I there make acquaintance with Madam de Stael. I PAY COURT A LITTLE to the beautiful Mme. de Tallien, favorite sultana of the voluptuous ßarras. I hardly notice in the midst of the numerous circle of pretty women, generally reputed galantes, and the ex-JVlarquise de Beuharnais, widow of a general of that name who was guillo tined. My bro'.her, Napoleon, remarks her more, or rather is remarked by her. This woman who ha3 never been beautiful, and who is more than on the return, captivates him sufficiently to make him wish to mar ry her. It is true that Barras takes charge ot the dowry, which is to be the command- in-cniei oi tne army in Italy. Joseph ine was not bad-hearted, or, rather, people usea always to say that she was very good particularly when her acts of goodness cost her no sacrifice. Sufficiently accus tomed to high society, to which she had been introduced by her first husband, a lit tle before the revolution of 1789. she had little, very little intelligence or wit, and of what might be called beauty nothing what ever, but certain creole souvenirs in the sup- pio uuuumnuus ui iier lorm, a iace wnnout natural freshness, it is true, but repaired by candle light everything, in short, in her person was not entirely bereft of those rem nants of attractions of her early youth 'which the painter Gerard, that clever re storer of the faded beauty of women on the shady side of life, has very agreeably repro duced in the portraits which we have of the wile of the first Counsul. In the brlliant soirees of the directory, to which Barras had done me the homor of admitting me, li is unaer inis aspect that 1 met the Cito- yenne Beauharnarais several times before my brother married her, and the truth is that up to that, in spite of the portrait I am now making of her, and of which the resem blance, I think, can not be contested, ehe had hardly attracted my attention; she ap peared to be so much the REVERSE OF YOUNG, and so inferior to the other beauties who ordinarily composed the Court of the vol- uptiou8 director, and of which the beautiful Tallien was the veritable Calypso. Napoleon loved Josephine. This Creole. with her veiled and langorous eyes, charmed him. He fell wildly in love with her, with his "sweet and incomparable Josephine." He is to see her in three hours, but he can not wait. He writes to her to assure her of his love. "Meanwhile, mio dolce amor, a thou sand kisses, but do not give me any for they consume my Diooa." February 9, 1706, the bans were published. March 2 the Directory appointed Bona parte General-in-Chief of the Army of Italy. March 7 Bonaparte received his letter of service. March 9 he was married, and forty-eight hours afterward he left his wife and Paris to take possession of his post. In the marriage certificate both Bonaparte and iiosepmne declare their age to be twenty- eight years, though in reality Bonaparte was twenty-seven ana Josephine thirty- inree. ine witnesses ol the bride were Paul Barraa and Tallien, and of the bride groom Calmalet and Captain Lemarois. on neither side is their any question about lamny. jNot one of Bonaparte's brothers was A. a?. . . - present, ana it was wun tne greatest aim- 1. l . cuuy mat ne lnuucea tnem to De even po- me w nis new wue. A. strange marriage, lnaeeai Evening Song. Look off, dear Love across the sallow sands, And mark yon meeting of the snn and sea; How long they kiss, in sight of all the land! Ah, longer, longer we. Now In the sea's red vintage melts the sun, As Egypt's pearl dissolved in rosy wine. And Cleopatra's Night drinks all. 'Tis done! Love, lay thy hand in mine. Come forth, sweet stars, and comfort Heaven's neart, Gümmer, ye waves, round else-unlfghted sands; O night divorce our sun and sky apart Never our lips, our hands. Sidney Lanier. TABLE GOSSIP. The story about Sarah Bernhard t's mar rying waa a hoax. The Cadets at West Point are prohibited irom using looacco. The crowd of office-seekers at Washing ton is unprecedentedly large. A law student of Cincinnati, named Fred rarz, has been rendered deaf by smoking bwarz, has been rendered deaf by smoking cigareues Charles O'Conor, thoueh eiehtv vears of sc is Duuumg a $iu,uuu cottage at isan tucket, Mass. Several National Banks have been found delinquent in large sums for taxes upon certain deposits, It is suggested in New York to cremate its dirt not by burning the town down, but by reuung great lurnaces in tne suburbs, There are now fifteen Mormon settlements in r orthern Arizona, with an aerreerate population of 7,000. and they are erowine rapiaiy. There is more eloouence in the tnft of a dollar to a starving family than in the most charming sermon that was ever preached on Disaster is a necessary part ot human ex penence. .hven the year, when it rushes through the summer, has its fall; but it gets up again ana goes on as tnouen nothinff had happened. a ismy wno, in consequence oi great re A 1-1 1 verse of fortune, has been working for a iasnionaoie milliner, says sne is absolutely amazed to find to what an extent in the days of her wealth she was swindled in her bonnets and dresses. A Russian named Kebelkow was born without legs or arms; yet he eats; drinks, fires pistols, threads needles and can write so well that for a year and a half he acted as copyist All this he acquired the ability to do with his mouth, aided by a stump depend ent from his right shoulder. He is happily married and the father of two children. He lives in Hamburg. Instead of savin that there is an excess of 30,000 women in Massachusetts, we shall be able to reason more clearly if we simply say mat mere are öu.uuu unmarried women !- aL.l !A A A7Wa VA. m ui tutu interesting oiaie. li tne iacts are stated in this way, we at once see that, in stead oi troubling ourselves about overpro duction, we should merely ask. Whv are these women unmarried? The answer is not difficult to find. These women are unmar ried because they are of a pattern which has ot late years gone out of fashion. About j a 4 - the same time that the gray trousers of En- giana drove out the black broadcloth trousers, which, in connection with the black satin waistcoat and black dress- coat, formerly constituted the walk- ne costume of the American citizen. then was introuced the plump English stvle of girl. The latter soon became enormously popular, and the bony and spectacled maid ens oi Massachusetts became a drug in the market. It was still eenerallv conceded that the Massachusetts eirl knew mora about Emerson's philosophy and Alcott's Orphic utterances than did her plumper ri val; but the merits of the former were no onger able to awaken any enthusiasm. The Boston poetical young man no longer wrote sonnets expressing the emotions of the heart on hearing the bones of his beloved rattle as she ran to greet him at the gate, and the Boston youth of fashion no longer proposed at public dinners the once familiar toast, "Beauty and Bones," in honor of the spare sex. In fact, spare and angular girls went entirely out of fashion, and Massachusetts men went outside of the boundaries of New England when they sought for wives. SOCIETY DIRECTORY. Masonic Gkthskm akb Comm akdebt. K. T., No. 0. Regular communication second Tneeday of each month; hall in Jndfth'a Block, opposite Court House. E M. Jones, Recorder. H. A. ROGAN, K. 0. Alpha Chapter No. 23. Regular communication rst Tuesday in each month; ball in Judah's Block. Chas. E.Bailet, Secretary. E. M.JONES, H. P. Ladlea Conrt. Unioh CortT No. 1. Regular communication first and third Monday erenings of each month: hall in Judah's Block. MRS. CORNELIA TOWN3END, M. A. M. Has SabsH Hakt, Secretary. Leah Cocar No. 11. Regular communication sec ond and fourth Monday of each month; ball in Jo dab's Block. MART JAMES, M. A. M. Sallib Galliton, Secretary. Independent Sons or Honor. Lodob No. 2. Regular communication first Mon day night of each month; hall In Griffith's Block. TH0S. RCDD, President. John Pbestor, Secretary. Loob No. 15. Regular communication first Tues day night or each month; hall In Griffith's Block. JOHN WILSON, President, Mb. Walkbk, Secretary. Independent Daughters of Honor Lodge No. 2. Regular Communication first Wed nesday night of each month; hail In Griffith's Block. ELLEN SPAULDING, President. Ed. Ellis, Secretary. Sonn und Daughter of Morning. Regular communication first and Isecond Monday renings of each month; at Americas hall. MRS. ELLEN R0J1EBTS. President. H. O. Mbduh, Secretary. United Klateis of Friendship. St. Mabt'b Temple. Regular communication first Monday erenine of each month: hall N. E. corner Meridian and Washington streets. MART JARNE3, W. P. Hat:ie Feakcis. Sicbetaet. Wbstbbn8tabTbiipls.no. 11. Regular comma. nicatfon 1st and 3d Wednesdays of each month. mks. 31 ma MIITCHELL. Worthy Princess. Mrs. II att ib Staitobd, Secretary. Debobah Temple No. 3, of U. S. of F. Regular communication second Wednesday and fourth Wed nesday eTening In each month; hall N. . corner of Washington and Meridian street. MISS S&LLIK GALLITON, M. W. Prince. Mas. Fahkib Johnson, W. Secretary for 1880. Odd Fellows. Lincoln Union Lodob No. 1.486. Regular com munication first and third Mondays of each month; hall 85 and 87 East Washington street. LOUIS HARRIS, N. G. Samuel Spbnceb, P. Secretary. Household of Bath, No. 34. Regular communication first and third Wednesdays of each month; hall 85 and 87 East Wash tngton streets. U. A. ROGAN, President. J. L, Leooetl, W. 8. W. S. Kebset, P, 0. Juvenile Knights of Bethlehem Meet the 1st and 4th Tuesday erenings In each month, at No. 139 Columbia 8treet. MKS. M. DICKERSON, Worthy Mother. FLORENCE KELLER, Finacial Secretary. REBECCA BOLDEN, Recorder. Union Sons and Daughters of the State Meet 1st and 3d Friday In ererr month at tbe South Cslrary Church, corner of Morris and Maple Street. N A NCT 8M ITH. Lady President. REV. THOMAS SMITH. Chief. American Sons. Regular communication first and third Mondays la each month; at American Hall. WM. DUNNINQTON, President. Willi im Babbbb, Secretary. American Doves. Regular communication first Tuesday erenine of ach month at American HalL MRS. KITTY SINGLETON, President. Nbs. Mabt Ocslet, Secretary. Sisters or Charity. Regular communication first Ttesday of each month at Bethel A. M. E. Church. MRS. REBECCA PORTER, President. Miss Ruth Bbaslt, Secretary. Good Samaritans. Jebicho, Lodge No. 5. O. O. O. 8. Rerular com munication, second and fourth Thursdays of ach month; ball No. 36$ West Washington street. da.iu mwiau, W. P.C. 8. J. Blatlock, W. T. 8. Magnolia lodge. No. 4, D. OF S. Regular communication first and third Thursdays of each month: hall No. 36 West Washington street. Mas. SAINT CLARE, W. P. D. Mrs. Kate Johnson, D. of R. Sons and Daughters of Moraine Sta Lodge No. 7. Regular communications first and third Fridays in each month. In American Hall. West oiicuigan sireei. Mbs. LUCY ANN MARTIN, President. Mas. Mattie Wells, Secretary. Sisters of Bethlehem. Sisters of Bethlehem, Xaomi Lodge No. 7. Res iar communication every tec on a ana I'-nrtn Tuesday in eacn montn; nau is i unn's mock, corner of M naian and Washington streets. MRS. MARIA OUSLEY, W. M. Mas. Adda Tick, F. S. DR. T. N. WATSON, PRACTICING PHYSICIAN M - - "AVAlVniJ A A 468 East North Street EDWARD NOLAN, Fashionable Bootmaker. SI RYAN'S BLOCK, Indiana Avenue. AU work warranted. A good fit guar an teed. Repairing promptly attended to riNVISIBLE PATCHING Neatly done. GENERAL BILL POSTER Controlling the most prominent bill boards in tne city, including TUE LAUGEST BOARD Iff TDK ST ATX, inclosing the Btate House Grounds. Fire Hundred Three-SLeot Bonds In the City and Suburbs. Office, at Daily Sentinel Office, INDIANAPOLIS. SHXTH'S DYE Is the best place ln the elty to have your oia clothes Cleaned, Dyed and Repaired. No. 3 Martlndale's Block, INDIANAPOLIS, IND. 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Pamphlets sent free to all. Write for them and get fall particulars. Price, Specific, 1.00 per pack, or six packages for 8-5 .Oil. Will be sent by mall roceipt of money. Address all orders J. B. SinPKO.' MKIIf IXE CO., Xoe. 104 and 106, Main St. Buffalo, X. T. 8oldin Indianapolis by LOUIS EICHRODT, and all Druggists everywhere. FOR NEW YORK, BOSTON, AND ALL EASTERN POINTS, TAKE THE c. a, c. & i. r. w. This Train Leaves Indianapolis s Follows; 4 IK A l TRAIN arrives Muncie, 6:22 a.m. .10 A. ill. Union. 7:25 a. m.; Sidney, 8:45 a m.; Bellfountaine, 9:'J8 a. m.; Cretline, 11:47 a. m. Arrive at Cleveland at 2:2 p. m.; Buffalo 7:50 p. m. Niagara Falls, 9:50 p. m.; Binghampton, 4:35 a. m. Rochester, 11:03 a. m.; AlbaDy :10 a. m.t arriving at New York City at 10:30 a. m. and Boston at 2:25 p. m. SEVEN HOURS In Advance of Other Ron tea Tbis train has Palace. Drawing Room and Sleeping Ceach from Indianapolis to New York with out change. Fare always the same as by longer and slower routes. Baggage checked through to destina tion. 6 A A D W Train rrivos at Crestline 4:10 a. Vj 1 i)l m.; Pittüburg, 12:15 a. m.; Cleve land, 7:10a. m.; Buffalo, 11:10 p. m.; Niagara Falls, 3:50p.m.; Bisgbamptou, 11:00p. m.; Rochester, 4:35 p. m.; Albany, 12:4) a. m.; arrive at New York City 6:45 a. m. and Boston 9:20 a. m. Honrs quicker than all other lines. This train has elegant Palace Sleeping Coaches from Indianapolis to Cleveland, and from Cleveland to New York City and Boston without change. At Sid ney close connections are made for Toledo and De troit and points in Canada. Columbus Route, VIA DAYTON AND SPEINGFIELD n.K( A Train arrives at Muncie 2:23 p. ,0J A' 111 m.; L'nion 3:15 p. m.; Daytoq 6:55 p. m-; Springfield 7:15 p. m.; Columbus 9:15 p m. The only line running through Parlor Coaches from Indianapolis to Columbus, where direct con nections are made with the Baltimore & Ohio Bail road. This train connec's at Muncie with the Fort Wayne, Muncie & Cincinnati Railway for Ft. Waynt and Detroit. S"Se that your ticket reads by the A.J. SMITH, J.W.CAMPBELL, C. O. T. A. Pass. Aot. ee Line. GALE, FT. napolis Cleveland. O. Indianapolis Indprs Peru & Chicago Ry. THE GEEAT THROUGH EOUTE CTRTC AOO Aud al1 Points in the great yJ-M-J-tXVXJ North aud North-West? Fort Wayne, Huntington, Lo gansport, Wabash. TOLEDO T)F1iTT?nTT And Pint" ln Michigan, the And point Canadas, AND TI1E Direct connections mle in Chicago with the trank lines for all northwestern summer resorts and prin cipal points In the northwest and far weft. Woodruff Sleeping and Parlu Coaches run between Indianapolis and Chicago, via Kokomo and Indiana poiis and Michigan City. Train WTing Indianapolis at 8:50 a. m. arrireeat Chicago at 6:50 p. ; Ft. Wayne, 1:50 p. m.; Lo. gansport, 1:.0 p. m. ; South Bend, 6:21 p. M. ; Toledo, 5:25 p. m. ; Detroit, 8:15 p. u. Traiu leaving Indianapolis at 12:50 p. x. arrive at Frankfort, 4:50 p. m.; Wabash, 6:13 p. Ft. Wayne 7:25 P. m. ; Toledo, 1:!8 p. m. ; Cleveland, 1:45 a. at. Buffalo, 7:35 a. m. ; New York City, 10 p. u. Train leaving Indianapolis at C.25 p. arrives at Logansport at 11:02 p. m. ; Valparaiso 4:20 a. m. ; South Bend, 2:25 a. m. ; Minhawaka, 2:35 a. m. ; Elk hart 3a.m.; Kalamazoo 7:30a.m.; Graod Rapids 10 A.M. ; Chicago 8:05 a. n. Train leaving Indianapolis at 11:00 p. m. (daily) ar rives at Chicago via Kokomo, at 7:05 a. m. ; Fort Wayne, 6:25 a. m.; Toledo, 9:59 a.m.; Cleveland, 2:20 P. M. : Detroit, 1:30 p. m. a.Ask for tickets via I., P. & C. Railway. Reliable Information given by . T. MALOTT, Gen'l Alanager. C. II. KOCKWELL, Gen'l Tass. and T'k't Agt, 101 East Washin ton Street. FOR IOWA, CALIFORNIA & NORTHWtSl OR KANSAS, TEXAS AND SOUTHWEST, TAKE THE Train I year e Indianapoli at follows: 'Y k K A Train connects dirert for all points I lO A ill in Iowa, Selraeka, California and the Black Ilills, via Sidney and Chey enne, arriving one train in advanceof any other line, and savinc one nipht's ride. This train also connects fur Decatnr, Springfield, Jackson Tille, Illinois, Louisiana and Mexico, )lo.; and Tin Qnincy er Bloomington for Kansas City, Atchison St. Joseph, Denver, and all points in Kansas, Color ado and the Southwest, via Hannibal with M. K. A T. By., for Moberly, Fort Scott, Parsons, the Neosho Talley and points in Texas, and via Bloomington lor EI Paso, Mendota, Dubuque, and all points in North ern Illinois and Iowa. 11 K P f Noon) Ft Line, runs directly Its ! Ill through via Danville Junction to Decatur, Springfield, Jacksonville, Hannibal, Mober ly, St. Joseph, Atchison and Kansas city, arriving at Kansas City the next morning in time to connect with trains for all points in Kansas, Colorado and new Mexico. 11:00 P.M. Train has reclining chair sleep ine car with state rooms to Peo ria, and thronen coach to Burlington, reaching Galesburg, Burlington, Ottumwa, Bock Island ana Davenport in advance of other lines. This train also connects via Burlington or Rock Island for all points In Iowa, Nebraska and California, and via Blooming ton for El Paso, Mendota. Dubuque, Sioux City, Yankton, and all points in Northern Illinois, Iowa and the Black Hills via Yankton and Fort Pierre. This train also make direct connections via Dan ville to Decatur, Springfield, Jacksonville, Qnincy Kansas City, Atchison, St. Joseph. Leavenworth and all intermediate points. And via Hannibal for Sedalia, Ft. Scott, Parsons, Denison, Houston, Galves ton, and all points in Texa. bptctal Notice to Land Umnler and Emigrant. If yon want a land exrlorinir ticket or reliable In. formation about lands in the W est. or if yon have boaeht a borne there aud want to move with ronr family, household goods andstock. address the Gen- eral Passenger Agent named below, and et onr rates and maps. W. II. rROUTY, Acting Gen'l Tass and Ticket Agt jLMUliKAPOLIS, Ik- DO NOT CO WEST Until yon have applied to -A-. J HAL.FORD GENERAL EASTERN AGENT FIDIANAPOLIS anh ST. LOUIS HI 131 S. ILLINOIS STREET, Indianapolis- For Time Tables and the very lowest Freight and Passenger Bates. APPLICATION F0R LICENSE. Notice is hereby riven, that I will apply to the Board of Commissioners, of Marion County. Indi ana, at their next term, commencing on the first Monday In July, lssl, for a license to sell "intox ieatinc. spirituous, vinous and malt liauors In a less quantity than a quart at a time,' with the privilege of allowing the same to be drunk on my premises for one year. My rlace of business anri the premises whereon paid liauors are tobe drunk are located at No. 6o North Illinois street, in the 11th Ward, lot 5, square 4rt, in the city of Indian apolis, in Center township, in Marion county. BEreRB AFTEB IM ndiana. John H. Martin.