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. I ' iliHuvJ , I 1 4 Iff :..! . ' i I.I i tl " ' '. 2 ill ill 1 r. , nJI-'fl .- .icaii TOIi. 15. LEAVENWOKTH, KANSAS, THURSDAY MOT!, OCTOBER 6, 1870: 1 ' " . . , . I - -r - Tr-n - - r NO. 40. i ill j ar-jt lill T - LEAVENMOBTH TTTTT, WEEKLY TIMES. " .'. .iL n. - j, ' i v"t ,mL .1 ,i .'"-'ST JI -,r 1 " ' ' ' - ' '' i;. Lii : -j ; .- ( -j- v - -. -i jj,. . lwA 4 I'll? :S f-T I Vi i jii i j i j. -3fflt1tl&. lutes . : i. TIIURSDAY, OCTOBER, 6, 1870. We publish to-day in another column a communication, in answer, to the jsrictures of Sol Miller upon die action of the recent Workihguicns' Convention held in' Toiicka. Mr. Sylvia, tlic writer 'represents tlic sentiments -of tlie working men, of this city, organized in their party character. We have well' defined' opinions upon the move ment ot the working men. t We know there in a vital and forceful idea lying at the foun dation of it That, that idem willIontinue to thrust itclf upon the attention; of the growing part .of the people, of 'this! nation might as well be received. as- a fact 'settled. The next thing for those persons, .wlw are earnestly and "honestly" engaging themselves in the work ofJcduealing'tthe people, in all capacities, is to.stndy this idga and give their energies to the businfat' of determining the surest and legitimate method' of 'developing it, and of making it practical.. The work ingmen, like all newly., organized parties, pursue crude methods, and often do' things that rather object to the progress of their cau.e than advance it. Then too. it is a movement now in its infancy, particularly co 'in this State, and would necessarily be subject to rcdicuTcliy the unthinking' "repre sentatives of th'c dominant political party. The action of the convention,, under re view, undoubtedly committed some alwurdi tics, that make a foundation for Mich a criti cism as turh a critic as Sol. Miller ha? in dulged himself in. This our correspondent would readily admit. - ; And yet tlic same thing can le urged against, irliaps, any convention repiiefent ing any tarty in. thin State ,;, This imust be eonccdedj that in addition tdhaving a sound liasis far their organization, tlie men who compose it will rank in the endowment of good sense and thinking qualities, with the best of any political organization in the .State. And yet1 wc object to .the tnanncr in which Mr. Sylvia has met the occasion. Wc know there is no weight" in personalities. Wc know that no advance can be .made out side the legitimate field of controversy. Sol. Miller, in assailing the action of the Work ingnicn's convention in' the terms and with the spirit he did, did not remove a single stone from the foundation of this new movement in the line of human development. His humor " anil 'ridi cule were something to be laughed at, even by the participators in the convention, rather than something to be taken into serious consideration. amendment, and that passed by the bolters up on the same sulyect, in understanding, which was which, and who was who. They' have no difficulty, however, in uaderslanding tlie ment of her mother, the disgust of her artist cousin, and staved severely awav from the J Yo' Semite Vailcv. You are an", honorable'; ll.j tiin i.. 4i .! . i? i , unv, piis. j j., oui me m viaKen cniuusiasin wnicn iea you 10 exaggerate inc goouj anu substance and tlie high-minded p'urpo'of lessen the ill of this Yo Semite journey (is such leaders as the.one in the Democrat, and which we are noticing. jji The writer seems to be so constituted Utiit he 'cannot understand, that there are other considerations that influence the action ,of this peoplc.who subscribe to tlie Republican j. faith, but those addressed solely, to their self ish ambitions and personal' tdefcire. We certainly put no such estimate upon the char acter of our political friends, who vote in Missouri, as would be indicated by this popu lar definition, were the testimony of the Democrat to prevail. The germ of the whole argument, if it may be called such, is, that if 'the McClurg party win, and the amend ments are secured, then this Republican J party, or, what is the' same thing, the McClurg party because he would be the chief magistrate of the State, elected "by that party are, or will be, hopelessly "defeated. If McClurg succeeds and the amendments are defeated the Republican Governor and his party are still defeated. This is a kind of logic we don't appreciate. Then when wc come to a close consideration of the writter"s definition of the motives which influence the members of the Republican party of Mis souri, we have a still poorer opinion of his moral qualifications to adjudge his fellow men. His estimate of the character of the Republicans of Missouri would render them justly amenable to the execration of all the good, honest truth loving people of the country. Under ordinary circumstances we would be heartily for B. Gratze Brown. We know he has a good record. We know he is one of the ablest and most accomplished among our Western statesmen. Wc' have a, similar respect for Carl Schurz. But we ob ject to this kind of advocacy. Till: CEXTRAL COSntlTTCE. The Hon. Sidney Clarke and, Col. George II. Hoyt, came in company to this city last Sabbath morning. We noticed ' their mis sion as probably religious in character. The reader of the Commercial of yesterday morn ing will lie able to determine the actual meaning of their ndvertisciWuit to Leaven worth'. ' " ' Sidney has written a letter '.to the Central (oinniittco. ofleriiii?..in iirofuse ternioflov- - --,--- . . -. alty to the party) and tW nominations,' his services:asoritr in tlic iKi arraign." He has , ' -.iiiir,i ., -- "' -?,"in. " ' ... Deeu asscst-eu.io ncip.juy me expends oi inc organization of t he lrty, as .we advised that it would lie organized under the -auspices of present Central' Committee management, a proper sum, cwniucruigriiiij reiaiion tio uie publicserviec, and hKiuubituu expectations, to say nothingaliout his admit iii-c of thc,op tortunitics tliat have' been allbnied b'his lo sition in Congress to enter Into lucnitive bas iises enterprises. .He Refuses or neglects to rtpond. The sincerity of lii profesmous can IwaroiraVcIy 'determined when wc vonsidcr the fact (somethuifj 'jSifl.ncv woii't dispute), that he is now traveling over theState, to fo ' iw.tii inliariiinnv and i a rife ainonirrMiul)li- cans in those distriets'and coiinties'llcre.thc democrats and "republicamj are. nearly balan- aneed. . i ., . . , He isai' nilco nrio-'." swrtof dm.-jggi, and this new bntcrpriVif rlii rficnM Wa-ive at once its pnjiier advertisement by gikul awl tnic rcwb"itauK.-n There is not the slightest doubt that he inspired' the article tint ap? iicarcd 'ill veUe'rdAy" ViiorniiigV 'QmmcfeiaL We know of(o puriKisecntemed ,liy.4he ComnutteDOiitsid5ofilieopd.wo!jiae men tionol, toierfectly!organlze'lfce"',party, "and to make the, Stale' Central ,l Commfijl ,what it shonMJslic.fountnin .hcad of jjaJI iarty inforaaf ion, As wll as the actml. executive force of the party. r ' , . If Sidney believes this practice is promis ing to.his personarintcres,,wp are ftire that we have, no- objections ttt his puisuM-? Jt.- Wc advise liira to; abandon' lils'ln!rne''ilea of A!VTIIF.K CAWBIMATE FOR SOMI- natmm er HiircMaiTEaistAT of public, lxtnmvvnos. The Republicans of Tongonoxic and Stran ger, have requested Mr. .Newton Mann of the former place to nin as a candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction. Mr. Mann, is a teacher, and without any doubt qualified for the position. Of course the question of candidacy will be settled by the County Convention. There arc others in the field, whom wc have without iartiality mentioned. D9VUL.AH fel'STY POLITICM. The Republicans of Douglas county have duplicated their nominations for county offi- ,ccrs in a recent convention held at Libcrty Hall. We suppose tins special interest of our folks the anti-Clarke clement is in defeating the Clarke candidates for the leg islative offices. Otherwise we would like to sec our iolitical friends compose themselves in that "Hub" of the State. It is not well for a family to dwell together in strife. the same with you, as with many other icr- soas'who have gone there and written or talked 'about the spot. ' '" ' - I was informed by one of the few ladies who had been to the Valley, whoiii I met, .in .San Francisco, that it was nexto t an inipos- MUIIIIV MJ dl-VVUJJIliail HIV JUUXJHT ItJillOUl arraVriig myself in a Bloomer, costume. Pardon me that I recoiled at this. I feel that my charms arejiot so numerous that J can afford to lessen them bv tlie adoption of this most ungraceful and unbecoming of. dresses; out when she assured me that itwas almost a necessary precaution against being thrownjfrom the horse to ride astride, I, saw. at once that my time had come,' and a Bloomefcostume I must wear. The drcss niakerrowhom I applied had made others, and needed no instructions when I told her. I was going to the Yo Semite. She carved me out a costume; but pardon me once more if I shrink from the task of describing it. It was simply hideous. "The larger tlie hat, the better," said my friend; and I remem bered a "flat"" which' I bought last year for Xong.Branch, but never used much because of the high winds getting under it and car rying it away. I drew it out .of,my trunk, and she pronounced it just tlie - thing. It stuck out in front and poked out behind, and was tied down over the ears with a rib bon. Cotton gloves, which fitted as cotton gloves alone can fit, completed the outfit. Everything is carried into the Valley' on pack-mules, and travellers are frankly told by the agent that a small hand-bar is all that can be taken. "What, no linen no clean dress ? Nothing in the world for two weeks in summer, but a comb and a tooth brush?" Even so. , , i At my last breakfast at the Grand Hotel in San Francisco, prior to leaving bv rail lor Stockton and thence to Yo Semite, there en tered the dining room and sat down opposite our larty a very distinguished-looking .Eng lishman, who, hearing us talking about Yo Semite, begged our pardons and wanted to kaow if were going there. Superfluous question! Doesn't everybody go there? "A terrible trip," said this English gentle man, when I answered in the affirmative, "especially for ladies; and you may takc'my' word for it, it'n a trip that don't pay." Now. wasn't it alisurd and offensive in that "Englishman to talk in this disparaging man-, ncr about one 01 our country s granucst sights? Might as well say that Bunker Hill Monument didn't pay, or that .Niagara was only, lit to run a saw-mill. Like as not .one oT those mean Englishmen who go home and write books about this "blarstea country," after Squire Jones has done them the honor to ask them to dinner with him. , Should wc allow this prejudiced creature to i , . ,1 tlic stage; What will it be when k comes to! repromdu I mast wnfess' they1 ard Indlv j there. "Let's say me "trail" ana the "pacK.anu me horse-, treated. . Jfot the 'slightest . poUteneiw in back" Tart of it? ' i shown even the Inert aired of tKctt"! "AtlO o'clock on the night of the first day At first the chMgVfronT the stagd to the OUMHg KVU JMIV ni.ivv v uuuu UI use BUTBC Bl DICJISBire. A( IC3L VOU C3H OOW . . itl . i . n !-.. "(. i . moxnina)wc tKilled un supperless at Gar- :pte. . Here, for lharst time in,thejorBey palaraMe.'''Tfie cook is a Chinaman, the landlady French, 'and the landlord a Boston Bias. ''We jnut-;leave at 4 o'clock," the driver savs, a wc creq, wearily and pain .fully to bed. '"Oh, very well, just'as you say; I'll get up at midnight if you desire it; oiih I thought this was a pleasure trip." ' These satires were uttered by the wag of) our. pany, wuo jonuiy iiopco us uiu 'we Jail that now we had got f to a" haven;- we could' at least liave a full night's sleep there. What an insane belief this .waswe found out very thor oughly before the trip was over. Tlie com fort of passengers is just the last thingiconsid ered on the 1T0 Semite journey. J never was a galley slave; and "have no verv clear idea of what their special grievance is; but if they'-or any .other, man. are or is treated worse than stage-drivers,' landlords, horses, and coaches treat pleasure-seeking i people en route to Yo Semite, all I can say is, Alas, poor (jaUery: te' tout own miseries, aad need he a Door thine beaten aad baaficd bv a Bjercuew tage-driver -without rtraorse. This is you; theory. It is groundless. Fer-. guson now takes the place .of the stage-driver ami becomes'the Avenger. The reader will scarcely ask me who Ferguson the. Jivengcr k All guides are Fergusons since thp Inno cents went abroad, and The; Only Twain returned to chronicle their' Pilgrimage. Boniface h a landlord, Jehu is a hack-driver, xcmsou is a guide, ho be . i , - Ferguson is a Mexican born in California, and as graceful and as handsome as a nicture. No mistake about this., 'He'd be , a fortune for a painter, with his tawny 'smooth skin, tingling; with red on the cheeks, his'scarlet lips, his whiteteeth.his profusion 'of black est hair. His other name is Manuel, jand he has never been awav from, these mountains. He has never seen a steamboat, nor a rail road1, nor a city. He, wants to do $o very much. So do we all jost it that minute. Particularly the bride front 'Chicago. She j moans, she weeps, she'hends ' her ' por bat- mivu iivwu vwwn uiuu ajvuis lfCVv AUi.. pay," says the "Yw, let's sit on! a . a t i i s ri . m ww . ntr . imi ociock ,we were up ana on. ineireuei. iter waienaii is gone wmtaer we only, thing that was really and unmistakably know not. On investigation we find Fergu- aeiicious in aii mis mp was tne morning air. son nas it. it dropped on in the trail, and J sweet pine breezes, now 1 wish 1 could have taken some of you home in my pocket, as school-children do lillipops from a party. O odorous, atmosphere, how good you did sriiell! It is'gratirying to me to remember Utaiii'fmuedupaE much ot you as i poasi Uly cOMll,.and opened iiny mouth as wide as ninhiij for the Un'ltcd.S'taty fsdn'Jtc. Jt.'.Is ly a. jranc ;pt unie.;-nioncynana,iHn?igurri on and ihc navlieha started "obi in the 'earn- irt5Mi.''l,T-h'eKtrle charactM he';has I "sof'ic I o--i ... , draw iiinV " . l"; M he';h.w kofio.' iviJicl. .t.ip"1 V- .-- - , nidsev " viimuis,, ; lltjp ; ('Ljgaves- z. inx. '-""T.1S-.-" , " ' .Rctamlerinx the saying! of: old, " "th6m the gods wonW destroy they.fifst niakc jnad," wesec clearly .Wnaf'lr, 'airlift's'1 frequent nr' t i..i. -H. iK I .o! . ... visits, to our, city qtiJate means. IVsiful i and defiant beforo the Convention,' bidding denance to the intercsfe ofourcky- and the welfare of our citixens, too tatc, lie loams that that was not the, course to make friends, and he was defeated. He now. retains to oar city, finding no friends' anKmg,'tKe'rRtowiicans, he asks themSmtibl-nartvlo dfathis enemies among the, . Republicans, Ne. pity thb poor jcrcatnre, driven to; such straits.' We iiry;-hrin','not because it "-is possible he can accomplkti, anrthing In thaTdrrtcUon, Iwcause Xcayeu worth is; Republican to the core, and alive to the interests, of (be party and to' the interests of oar.' city' ,'and don't propose to chase a setting , tun. Mr. Clarke's light has gone out, and no power can rekin dle ft.''!;i)eaVen'TrfflrB'trsnffered top long and too nwcH"jfroln tne ajtSeir, h'is pdwer.'t?' ac,urausjuu mo panoi.aBy. jnny nr lersonheretperpetiule hk tnisulcJ We have Mid this' much heeaow'Mri'Clarkwas herc"6S,Siia,dar lasf.'snd qu'ite'pubBcW made declaration of. sentiniontstdentical with those repeated in the leader of i the! Democratic organ of this city yesterday mornimj and .in some inSances the language was.' exact' as used. . ..,.,., i . "AMKAHU." One of the jnost vilMnoas and wretchedly constructed articles' we have read: in a Re- publican journal, in a long tiiF"e we perused in the. Daily Dnnocmt of Saturday, under the above heading. The .main premise itself is an absurdity; sis'onr readeiw can ne: Threc'results arc . "-note: ihc election of Brown -with the r ' ,r -' 6f ; the. amend ments: the clccioi. '". '. -!"r with ,thc adoption of the ambj. 5 i -ujivi the defeat ! 'of the amcndaqnts"'TtU i clectioii ""Vif McCInrg. , ,- We hare no 'interest 4tt."thc .election in' Missouri, except front the consideration that .tlie method of its conduct and the fdoccss of the bail argument Tnajrrecoil upon tlic Re publican partyin contiguous 'States. The quotation wc make above only proves how baseless is the cadre argument of theiartide. Outside people have encountered' a' ileal of difficulty, after reading the resolution of the XagularConvcntionupon. the disfranchisement Manhalt Cawatjr Xvntlnalioni. To I). R. Anthony, rfiairmuH Slate On. Com. : For Representative, Fflccnth District Perry Hutchinson. County Attorney J. W. Love. District Clerk J. G. Mclntire. Probate Judge Alonzo Cottrell. Supt. Pub. Inst. W. P. Mudgett. The above nominations were made by the .Republican County Convention,, jicld Oct. 1st, at the Court House in ,Marrvil!') Jiar shallCountv. ' ' ' "' A rcjui: Williams, will make the tour of ihc iiorth-wotcra coimtics in tlfc. Stale,' and is ready to meet the Democracy 'at any place they choose to give battle. I012ilTlAT TO VISIT '0 NEJIITI? . The following letter, written by Olive Logan ami published in the 7"jw,':doiit 'a visit to the Yo Semite, is so very racy and highly flavored, as well as elegantly coin- posed, that we cannot resist the temptation; to,givc miHi of our readers as do not sec the Galaxy the privilege of silting down to tlic extremely,, apetizing feast, nolwithstandihc tlic rather tiresome length of the bill of fare. , Lunatics hail nut yet reached such lrtb or ini Iiecllity a-i to ride nfllicir own freo will in Cali-' lirnila stages. Brrt Iforlcin "The Lack of Roaring Vamp," etc., p. 121. a - - 'I'can'imagmo with'what a 'shout of deri sion my-audacious question will be' received byl'thooe valliant travellerswho have never been to the' celebrated' Valley; but as I' Hate just returned from my trip rfe r igtteur to Yb Semite, and am now,' thank fortune, comfort3 ably quartered in a civilized hotel,' I think it not unwise to tell a plain, unvarnished talc' of what awaits the Yo Semite pilgrim; for of the dozens of persons who have written about Yo Semite, I have never known one' who gave anything like an accurate descfip tion'of the rierils and tortures attendant tin- on the iournev thither. ' ' ' v.f-'jA I have Haid the trip was rf' riyuenr. No sooner do you announce to your1 friends in New York" that you are going'to 'California, than they' immediately cry'out,i-'Ahylhen! yow will sec the Yo Semite!" ' It reminds1 me of the old story of the Irish peasant: "Is h'ffoiruT to the United States ve arer" (Then (would ye) mind taking a parcel to'me brother in Kio Janero?" !-3'" - J I have known Califomians who' went' lb New York; and returned home without see ing the "Adirondacks; but wo betide the Easterner if he seek the Pacific without bringiaga trip.to the Yo Semite back with him! AH'alongthe railroad west ward he is badgered with inquiries as to the probable' data of his visit to the Yo Semite; and when,' after the long ride across the continent, he is received at last within the hospmblc. wails of iutnf ifiaN " i lainn malun taI ''110 influence our judgement, upset our well laid plan, and cast a slur upon the na tional honor, represented in this instance by the Yo Semite Valley? No. Patriotism forbade it. We arrived at Stockton in the evening and strolled out for a walk. Stockton, you will observer's the starting jwint for the Yo Sem ite. 'If you don't know that before you' get there, you will soon discover it. ihe lead ing hotel is the Yo Semite House. Be very sure I stopped there. I was stricken with the Yo Semite fever. I was enthusiastic over the prospect of what was before me. I wanted to commune with Nature. A short walk in the town revealed the fact that there was an Insane Asylum there. Can. this liave any connection with its being the returning oint for Yo Semite tourists? The stages all leaving at 6 o'clock, we were pounded awake at 4 and summoned to. breadfast. What the tlies left of the meal was very dirty and disgusting. Sick at the very outset, myself and the other idiots went outside. The air there was sweet and, re; freshing. While wc waited, the rival stage drew up it was already full of Chinese, Irish, Italians and Mexicans, who were goiiu; not' to Yo Semite (pax ti beta) buUy dluerent stations in the mountains to mimSu to fruit .ranches, to vineyards, wineshops, and oilier fiuecr 'places up m the wonderful Sierras. They- all seemed jolly; the Chine-e'wilh their piz tails 'Wrapped -around their heads and. their queer 'shoes dangling on their feet, tucked themselves awav in incrcdiblv small places; the Italians swearilnr iVr JSatto and and the Mexicans Oirmiiftfi, their driver's whi-Iash naH like a pistol shot; and so good-hy to them. .Our own stage comes rattling up a minute lafcr.' It is soon full of tourists not a busi ness' person among its.- Oh, what fun wc arc 'going to have! Here isS a young couple. from Chicago"; a 'very pretty girl indeed is this same young wife, with dreamy cyi ink! raven hair eked out with a monstrous chignon tliat licgiiw nt her very brow and ends somewhere lietwecu hershoulder blades She will have trouble with that before she gets to Yo 'Semite; 'even the least experi enced of ns can sec that; but nothing can be serious with us.- Wc are all youngish per1 sons, gay, lieaithful, and bound for' the Yo Semite Valley. " ' ,' ,., t Pretf v soon the scats rays "begin to'fill heav ily. 'There is rjot'.l'hrc-.ith of air stirringvThe lUtiU V) IU1 LI U J Li, t'Ub bill; IIIVl J Ull-Hillll. 'I had heard 'of the dust of California roads-,' Dirt this surpasses ucuci. it would dc an uu- v for any road in an Eastern State it would cp. and swallowed you whole. We left Ga'rrote a mile or so behind, and uutil wc reached 'ilis Gap the road was en durable-enough. This was lucky, because we were so sore aud .suit from the previous day's ride tnat a repetition so early the next morning would have probably killed us. The'ybunS bride's waterfall, too, had acted yesterday in;a ety undignified manner from the merciless jolting it received,. It wobbled and wiggled and shot off hair-pins, and '.finally settled, a sticky mass, somewhere in the region of her left car. She giggled as it wiggled, and clapped her hand to her head and vowed that itjivas $oo bad! and that she was going to shave.her Jicad like the Chinese, you sec if she didn't!' But this .was her honeymoon, you understand, when it is hard not to he looking one's prettiest. So out she capie on the second morning still bearing the waterfall ttriumphant, though, it flapped like'a pendant flag through lack of. the need ful pins. 'Presently the road Itegan to grow wome, then worse;- then "Oh, driver, Mop! .let .me get out and walk! Oh, do uo slowlv!" a chorus from inside. The brute, unmindful, tears madly on jolting over rocks, goading his horses down the hollows oidy to run up the 'oiqiosite side at an insaue gallop, .sending, the battered in mates tnthe root, where their heads .arc hanged arid lieafch; around jutting and dan gerous precipices,- where one inch too near the cdgcuwill. pitch the vtage. crashing through pines, to destruction. One passen ger an interesting lumberman from Maine, whose' fifteen" years' exploits in California, as he related them to its, would make a curious and fascinating chapter remembers when a htage did, tip, oyer, from reckless driving. Not very long, "ago. "Stage broken all to smash, and a lady killed! This is cheerful. Will it be'Iikely to do so some more? Not impossible. Bang! bang! over rocks and stones. ,Up wc go .to the roof, and then down' we arc crushed on the hard-as-iron seats. The bride from Chicago paysno more attention to her waterfall. Let it flap, let it fly, .let it tumble off; slie is reckless, poor soul, with suffering. Even yesterday her hysterical laughter as she was Hung about tlie stage broke now and then into a shriek; but to-day it is the shriek without the laugh. She is in agony. Great black rings show thein-elves under, her eyes, drops of cold sweat'break out on her forehead, her hands nervously clutch" the window straps; she sup plicates with tears to be allowed to get out to be left upon the road.. She is sea-sick as well as sore, and in truth we arc all in a pit iablc.plight, and nobody but ourselves, and other1 travelled monkeys who have endured this style, ofiitailtcutting, to blaiuo for it. And only to think' that the worst Is yet to come. O XIrs.,B., of Cambridge, Mass., no wonder yoU-' cried bitter tears! O distin guished Knglishrimi at tlic Grand Hotel, in sooth" it doc3 not pay ! , B,iit,this.ri jiremature. How do wc know it does not pav?, Wc have not seen tlic Valley "'y'et. The Valley will repay us for all, the rtage-drivcr says, as holopsito .water hiss horses. This is the first 8igtt,pf,,huhian feeling. wc have discov ered iii'th'is .brutal driver who took im from Chinese7 Camp t'o Hardin's. If this should meet the'eVc of tlic staw-driver with the r long .German name who drove us to Hardin's from Chinese Ca,iiip,he.is requested to accept niy,ciiiil)lihicritsaiyl those of the rest of the paftv'in his' coach.'n'hil the 'assurance that the universallTcrdlct'of all assembled was that he irt the vilest .brute that, ever drove a of oneof San Francisco's grand hotels, the J first thing he receives is the- card of the acent for Yo Semite, who encloses a (small man showine the three' different modes of reachimr the same. The newspapers in chronicling your arrival, speak of your in- cenuon oi Tisiung, ana- ine un tuduh asked by the person'.to whom -yon , have brought "letters of introduction is-ias- the reader will naturally suppose ' ''When do yoa leave for Yo Semiter' - It may ,canse you some surprise when you discover that thev who live here have themselves never been to Yo Sehiite; but you naturally imag ine that this is because they do not feel that great love for" the teaatirar which aistin- gnisbesyournoDW seii; pernsps uwj bmtc not the time, nor the money; in fact, you frame a thousand excuses for them, aad it never onoe enters your head, that it is' be cause 4hyont care to go. ut tne scores of people' Itnet in San Francisco, only two or thiw had been to Yo (Semite. But .there must have been insuperable obstacles in he way of their going, or thev certainly' would have rushed in a body. Thrice- happier II Thrice luckier II Nothing stood in my . . . a . '. wav. Woudabmetnimrnad! . - ' t mast confess k was; rather appalling' to discover that of the three road leading to the Taller, even the shortest, required two days of stacine and one whole dar on hone- tack before reaching the Earthly Paradiae. IM Mannosa road m admitted to nave Wty miles of horseback trail; the' Coulterville, twenty-five ; that via Hardin's and Chinese Camp only eighteen. I choe the last !I chose the last, being the shortest, be cause at Salt Lake City I had met Mrs. R, of Cambridge, Massachusetts. O. Mrs. R. of Cambridge, Massachusetts! having told me so mucli, why did you not tell me more? "I cried bitter tears," said she with a shad der; but then I'm not at all used to horse- b-ick'exercwo; arc vou ! " "I ride as well as dic generality of American women," replied 1, wit.. r.nair. Xnen perhaps you II not su: 'Iras l did. To me it was dro- .' I 'But docs it -pay you for the tnutbh! tin; Vo Semite?" aYcs," said she falteringly,:'! I riat-it dees!" Now, Mrs. B.. of Cambridce. Massachu- Betts, if you had frankly told me what I am now. sure vou felt and that is that vou thought" it "didn't" you would have sincerely obliged the writer of this article, who, if the whole truth or even part of it had been told her, would have vigorously fti-iA(! rtnfilif nnininn lliA nvmt.l vmnYd tnM tumely, the finger of scorn, the astonish. iJ&ssibilitv tri'hc so' dusty; try as it might, for its soil is nowhere parched with' a, six'months' drought. California ladies have told me that they have VAn 'llirt linelmnrta 'nvst lifting, nfl'tlm ct.M rides so begrimed with diistr'that neither the wives bf their Ikisoius nor' the. mothers who bore them could recocnize the' wondertrt' I tried'to talk to mv companions in tliestagc; i was cnoKco ny inc oust. conversation was'iinpossiblc." A fence six feet from the siage winnow was visiojc oeninu me unst. cloud, .-ipntmv head'nasping out ofthe win dow- to si the driver. . He was cone r so were. the h6rscs. The crack of the whip,waB sti,I; iiiiiu, tiiiu cuiuu iinAiiuiniti: iMiitci .- jui- ucllinc lis forward: but throuch the dust who should say what if was? The features of my companions grew indistinguubable. throuch' the layers uiiori ' layers1 which. gathered upon their once ruddy' faces;' the ict-black waterfall of the "Chicairo bride miraculously turned white' after the fashion ofthe prisoner of Chillon: and more tharf'that it began' to wobble; But. if the wobbling, had been confined to waterfalls ajone, never,' oh' never, should this plaint have been penned. The' Wobbling very soon i ) ii )i' , i' i . . .! Durinit.thcrcsiilc, afforded by.the watcr- Jiig of the horses some good souls, wIhi still entertain the fallacious idea, that wc shall lie repaid for all when we get into the Valley, nj4uSttfnc,tKc'nSrt h"-, relating threadbare swrics , similar, o.! hi.um:. in nopuc ul mr.i in likcdistmsmgrircumfctartcev- - Thcstaiulanl jokcjit sea is. hc.saiJpr'Sjiniickxcmeilyfor f CH TKnW UIU Hpi,ui hm. uui.'iu a atiiu. TlKvstandani iioke ill tlie stacc-coach is the f jtnledofe .inoui" Mri'.GrecJey and Hank Monk :iuq jonvurfi.i3Vi7giieu,y irew 3iiii iij no YiianVr, 'every liody mitst hear it again, l'roliablyyoiij' rea'der, have read it; be as sured .that, trilling circumstances shall not deter inc from relating it to you here. ..To," brief, ,I,wjll say, .that once upon a time "Ur..ureeler sot out for a .trip over the mountains, hayimr. for i driver a celebrated i v i ...' . -- ., .. .. .. f character, by name iiaiiK, jionK. renccuy AH4ICUI tfiu U1UIUIUI luimiiiuu vrs t assv nm over which they-wercrtravellihg, his driver, with alconsidentiom which his conrare wquldji'owell toj.emrjloy, drove ,aIong for some 'miles at'a slow and .deliberate luce. 'Knowing that nc'TiStTa'Tccttitc engagement to mcetj MrV'Ureelcy called" out to tne driver, that -lie should btr glad to get on a little fastcrva$..licj had to be at a certain town i 'nnrtiin litii fill rnr vaaaaasi ' Monk, became general, universal, annoying, rum fal, .intolerable, maddening! We -had "eft the few miles of level road which beguile the beguili traveller on leaving Stockton, and wcre'rioa" ascending the foot-hills. And our troubles were but begun. At Chinese, Camp some of our passengers got out to go by another route. We alio got out for here we changed stage?. Wc left the decent coach which took us up at Stockton and . were now ensconced 'iu'ahard, lumbering, springiest, unpaintcd fiend1 (I am satisfied this wagon was a thing of feeling, and chuckled in every one1 of its' rusty boots and creaked in all its ugly joints at the pain it caused us), and were thumped along at the pace of lunatics and ruined huts'; past Chinese and Chinese,' and yet again Chinese, andafier that Chinese out of all whooping, Chinese gambling) and Chi nese mining and irrigating and planting, and finallv h, would it be believed in (hue Celestial fuhgdom? past Chinese on horse back. t j . ' And .we'nicked up a jollv little Italian with' his wife and babies. He was chattv. and merry; and smelt of onions; and wore gold rings in his ears. He had been in Cali fornia ten years, he told us, and had been back to Italy twice. We' dropped hinj-at his ranch,, a dirty place, but running wild with luscious grapes. His babies were lined down by an Italian youth of oGve &kin and midnight eyes, who' was clad in picturesque tatters, and greeted the new-comers with a music?! holla! A neighbor of the nationality devotes his time and acrcaitoi raising onions and such onions! As large as a mnskmeiou, and with an odor propor tionate to their size. May they never make the trip eastward, by sea or overland. We try our best to enjoy life. Tlie scenery is wild and grand; the air is pure and sweet; the trait wc buy is so ripe and bethought her head was coin intot, but pick ing it up found that'she was- only paiplesslv scalped. Without joking, this Poor Creatures condition is very alarming. We are 'afraid she will have to be left behind. 'Her hus band is sick. Everybody'itf sick1 and sore. Poor idiots, wandering' on' horseback' Over these mountain fastnesses, we all get What we deserve for coming! ' ' Ferguson does not want to alarm is,; hut says if we don't liurrv up: we' wont Jgct to Hamilton's (another III) at Tamarack Flat to-night. That will be bad, as there lis not a single habitation between us and thai place. To increase our discomforts; night falls and a mountain rain sets in. ' We are drenched and weary oh, so weary! We let the. reins' fall over the horse's neck. 'ire follows the trail of his own free will, aWd Iras such an aP-I fectionate regard for tho blazes, that lid scrubs up against the trees to our infinitcdiscoiufort.! Another pleasingdivcrsion takes placeJ Fer guson is driving a pack-mule-heavily laden;! and with the obstinacy of its 'race,! cverj- ten minutes or so it runs offand has' ly bo . fol lowed on the keen gidlopiiby' Ferguson, hal looing and shouting, and using the roj about, his horse's neck. for a whip, driving k back into the Kith. All our horses being accus tomed to drive mule, they nil turn out and gallop after the offender,' causing their; weary, riders to perform, involuntary circus feats which brine tears to their eves. At Tamarack Flat experienced Hamilton is ready he in ready every time every saddle-train arrives, for he knows the state the arrivers will be in and he lifts the poor tourist-women off their hterses. Our, limbs are iwralvzed. Some of us are- barely alive; the bride from Chicago 'has' swooned. The good wife Ham ikon docs all she can for tt' She offers' wine she rubs us with whiskey; and at last all of us men, women, and children, mar ried and unmarried, friends and total stran gerslie down in the one only room which composes their cabin, and pass the nisrht in blissful disregard ot cmluation and modesty at once. .1. propoe lest the reader jiught forget it, I wish to ;agam remind him here that this is a pleasure trip. ! We are up betimes in- the "morning, and quaffagain the delicious inowitain air. Time to be off! Ihc rumor tsihat we shall 'get to Hutchings's (in the Valley) at noon. Another episode. A rival Ferguson, runner for the other route and the other Valley hotel, makes us .more unhappy, than, we have hitherto been by aspersions on the fair fame of Hutch ings, the host ofthe hotel .of the to which' we arc bound. Hutchings, according to Fergu son No. 2, is a villain .who starves his guests, andpiiU theni; in beds, already habjted 'by anoiner genus, ine roan oveX.wnJcn wc are to pass is more dangerous, rockier,! more mountainous, more unendurable .than '-wc have seen. These are reassuring tidings to people in our demoralized, condition, rcr guson No. 1 denies tlic aspenuons.ofr No. 2, and together they have it hot and heavy. Meantime, to horse! There-are only ten miles more of this torture left. At least so wc arc told bv one party; another says! there arc htteen. in oan Jrrancisco wc i were told that the whole distance on. horseback fdf which we have come already considerably niorc than tci miles) was hut ".eighteen. Doctors and luountaiiiecrs disagrees At length an astute x.tmii settle it. ".It may be eighteen miles mcasuring.as (he.ljinl flies, but ( yon ditn'jtj go jhl jeny, -OH'.ij find it's about double." No; not ..beingnbinls, wc don't gp.Uiat way tliat is,,wc. are;not birds unlcs.1 geese arc. brd. , . , ,. -v.il And now liegius the weary, trudge againi Ah, positively we shall never live throigliitw Wc arc obliged to.be. lifted from our horses every two 'or three miles, and placed under .III r . . s . m,' - me oiiiioc oi irees 10 rest. xuc. sn creejis higher and higher. It Kurs,its burning rays upon our aching heads',' for 'we are, again mounted. The pack-mule- runs away; we-all run with ,iinplcas.-uitt,iregularity after it. our horses (rutting likcltrip-haninMr,. and beating the. very" breaili oiitof.oiif" Iipdiw. Ami soon and on ami onweco! i At lencth we reach 'the precipice which ij.lo'.eVaiduct ns into the, Valley., ,.,, ;UI ',, , '.V ' . ,n j.j im.i' i. i i - T!l I I lnvn L.lii'1 A'i!iJ"l''vr.Lli! nuij urcu AA-iilik at -i ci TJh, very firinjr on III. UILU AA-llll .HVN-, . VM the 'iistol feli'ot'in'liis whip-cord: "just keep your- scat.! Mrv-!bneeley.-and I'll cet you therein time.! -,,03" they flew, at a thunder ihg'gait,, iattlirigovcr ,tne' stones, bumping into nits', while rriri" unhanriv Mr. Groelpv was shaken about in the coach' like an undig nified inanimate object; his venerable spec tacles broken, his revered hat thrown oft his bead,' .his white" locks waving in the duty 'wind.''" In rain hecried for mercy; tlie die was east;! 'Hank'' Monk "Was inexorable. "jKeep your seat,' Mr. Greeley;" was his de risive aijout; "I'll get .you there in time." Whether alive or, dead he said not ; and near er dead than alive he got him there in time. "' " i ' This -is the story in its simple form. It has, variations, like a fantasia for pianoforte! One of. the most incredible is .that Mr. Gree ley afterwards presented Hank Monk with a watch',' with the'famous but futile injunction inscribed upon it. Another and the most amusing is the recital of the change in defer ential address which took place between the driver and pasrenger by reason of this inci- riiint fXt wnon frrtk nictinmiisrKwi nAtr k feWdtne 8eKe"w"Mf. Greeley," with aii tne nonor irom inc unver, ana tne driver was plain "Hithk"; 'but'when.hegot out the editor waS nlain' '' Horace "ma nalmnirW tone; and the driver was ' Mr. Monk! " . BUt oar horses nave been watered long be fore this, and our tortures have again begun. Bang! bang! '"Keep' your scat, Mr. Gree ley?" shout-. the facetious-minded. -And that of all things is just now the mo-t imios.- same-2)l:. rlHail! IcgcaWn! Belief has come at last. Here is where we leave, the stage, and take the horses. .Wehavt dinner here. This Hodgden'.s. The three prindjial stations on this mute form an unpleasant alliterative trio ; Ifurdin's, .Hodgden's, .nnd Hutchings's. T" iiicV n Briton, tackling .all tliese at once. Perhaps, .that wa the reason "die dUtinyue x.ngusliman but no7 he went the other wav "andoth ITonticur PJhl,;b' ' "The dinner is execrable alllodgdcn's. It is composed of. salt beef, cold beans, watery potatoes; snd boiling tea, as weak as hot. We pay the same price for it, however, as we1 do for tlur'delicio'us .dinner at" the Grand HoteL in "Frisco' and' indeed log-cabin ac comodations in the mountains arc more ex pensive to' tourist) than the finest quarters in -yon city shut in behind its Golden Gate. And how we all wish' wc were there! "Vot's the liodds,?'" Questions oar wag. "But we are not 'appy'is'the doleful reply. Dinner over, we mount our steeds sorry brutes, who look at us with eyes of sullen juicy tliat it fairly melts in the mouth. Isn't this a delightful picture? This is what" all with " Mariposa," its " Hcmitas," tourists write about. Now the truth is, that j cr liquid Spanbli'stalibhs. JWwi, inc ptp3?ion oi mesa mings even no further than this on oar journey is scarcely noticed. After this Yo Semite trip is all rrer, and you try to tnd some excuse for yourself for having been such a ninny as to run s!ieep-like where the other sheep bells tinkled, then von remember that those ranches where the fruit was sold were luxu riant, the fruit was delicious, the view of the mountains srand. At present you are coated with dust; your eyes are smarting, your tongue ii clogged, your hair is caked, your limns arc sore, your flesh is inflamed, you want to go home. And this is onlv the first day, over the best part of the toad, and in ,Ti!r ' "I , ,l'.-. ..-- '.'.. -. ! ii nave rtiiiKt-n.il ine primer to leave a blank space here; I think it willhe more eloquent thari-Words.-) - " " . . ( ' .-i -i " ' i - Ml -.. I o' 11 J Jl .'I.'. ." .! , . Also hero to rpprpKfcldrfacVpcriiid of suffering wlucheUfxied after wbeg4n tlie steep, decent of. the,.jrecipico, aad. 'Until we reached the goal of our' hopes--Hutc1ings's Hotel. - ; i-jl j;'. We do get. there at but-'-ail things Hatrc an. end. But the night has .fallen i again; we: shouki hay reached Hutchingss-at noon, but wcrenot able. At any rateAtre'we are: Our sufferings are at an'end now. A ad to morrow shall hurst.uiion our enchanted eyes me Kiunuun aigni wnuee ueawy is to aione e. ii w .? .' - .-' luraii. iiieanume we are too paralyzed to stir; Hutchings Tufts moff our htirmstinert maasesof what were once tolerably strong minded women. " Hutchings .pours jwine. down our throat: , Hci ' tens'.us w are doing well, ,as Jmost 'ladies'1'' aunt; Mrs. Hutchings rubs tu with' WhiskeyJ this feels good except in places, where the skin is gone; men u maxesus moan. e have not strength enough left, to, ii'thir tnornihg' of tlie The dawn next dar .aAil,'sli;hing-.1rctl as fire through the pmeknWof the'log-'cabfy where Hutc' mes uwciis,.sinKes'onrreaden .eyaiids and Mils ire flriw-. " Rilnrf'nti?!-' '? L. tT,W is' the end of ' 'out SrtndeKhgs;'' Here is the irreai itixv lu.onun a view oi wnicn.wc nave come so many weary nidesr,.;'Xow:we'are'ta to be repaid, for all." We make a. hurried iuiici, sou as tjuiwKiy na oiir .luencu umos will permit, we drag out 'to see'th Tiew which shall awe ins, shall 'make'; 04 lose our identity, shall cause ns to' 'feel as though we were in the spirit land"t;.mr ' j' ":;r' And what do wesee? Tall rocks,' a few tall trees; a higfi' and'' narrow' water-fall, a pretty little river!'.'-fto more'. ,. A lovely natural scene, I gram you; but'oh! wherein this broad and beautiful land of ours art hot lovely natural scenes the rule? Words, can; not tell the feeling of cold despair which came over me and all our party as we looked about us. Was it for this We had so suf fered! O Englishman, Englishman, how painfully correct was your report ! In truth and very truth, it does not pay. We never rallied from that first sion. "But thit stone wall high." It may be so, but it does not look it; and it it did, the stars are higher, mli, thank God, the stars shine at-home!. icj t-. t . "That waterfall is devest time higher than Niagara." ". '". ,r Indeed! it looks like a''firflnan's liosc playing over tlie top of Stewart's Wore. And then we learn to our dismay, that to tez anything more than this hi. the Valley, we have got to mount! those un happy brutes again, and, with' Ferguson tagging at our heels at an exorbitant price daily, make trip aadaagt reus, and af .peril ous, as rocky and .aa,,iBieaant in .every way as that with whlcnwHlh. so much diffi culty we have just now accomplished!' In the house there h, neither,, amusement nor comfort. Wc are 'dirty, sick. erne, and miserable, and at night, as we creep heart- tktr seek stav-at-home friends, say inc. hav been awed thou aawnot been awed ; 1 have lost my identity yon have not lost your UmIi'I " if rMlnrti il I 1 1 Ir. tVim Vllfio" of such experience were to be put into' circu lation in this ruthless anumer? impres ts nearly a mile rit.1 U UCUj MS HCIII Ullll UI KUWUHK uui-- tlieYo Semite. Fall, the Bridal Veil, El Capitan. the Cathedral llocks? Ao Ofthe weary distance which lies between us and civilization. But we try to make tlic best of it, once it docs jolly lapieyel our partr. "iea, the banks of this -lovely river." Wc do, so.. A companionable but not welcome water snake noes so . also, and we leave, lust in possession. Try again. There isah Indian camp besides Hutchings's. - It looks ronuw tic from thin point. Let us go nearer. A vile, ftanch' areets us. TheM nhby wretches found a dead hone yesterday a&d are 'noyir. eating some of its carcass. There is one' of the poor brute's legs with niud-bcgrimmed hoof still hanging to it. Its entrails and other parts arc strung oat in the sun to dry for future eating; the black blood drips, to the around as ados imaws them CTecdibv3 until driven off by an Indian woman who is unwilling to share such a luxury. It will not do to approach these people too closely; they are covered with'vermin. Their copper skin's are buck as soot in spots; this is caked dirt,' pure and simple. They are- clad in the dis carded tatters of civilization; and how, tat tered, the discarded nrment of the Sierra Nevada mountaineer is. no one can know who has not seen. The consequence is that "the sight of these people so near pleasure resort is an offence to decency. Indian men loll under the trees playing cards for silver coin. . xney glare at us as we approacn. it is easy to, see that these people (although Ferguson assured us they were "tame") would have no humanitarian scruples about waging a war of extermination against the whites if they had but the power. " ' While the men play cards and loaf under the shade trees, the. women sit in the broiling sun and grind acorns, beating them between heavy stones, into the finest powder. These acorns ground to meal furnish the only .food, these poor creatures can rely on during the winter and to gather them and dispute their Iiosscsfiion wiui ine nogs is ine wora 01 me. ndian women. That is, it is one part of their work, for that all work is done by Indi an women is an old stcrv. Manhood obliae. 1By another day some of us ' are well enougn to. mount again ami uegin our searcu after Beauty. . We find an occasional rattle snake, unlimited fatigue, 'and the tombstone of a man who was kicked to death by his horse. The trips arc very wearying", the scenery very grand, very beautiful, but wc arc in no condition to enjoy it. We never get .in such condition, and the universal ver dict with us is that if every one of the water falls in Yo Semite were magnified, 'everr "one of its granite domes were Olympus, if its-nv ers were the Khine, and its valley the fairy gardens of Versailles, the sight of it would not repay one for tlie suffering involved in! getting to it. And the plain truth is that. nine out of every ten who visit Yo Semite think this, but they will not fcay what they think. Some, .iieople, it is true, never have .an .opinion of their own, but parrot-like repeat the refrain which has been set them to sine- You remember in the pages of Most Glorious Twain the ugly little girl they saw in the Holy Land and frank .Marks astonishment at every body s bawling out in chorus, n hat .Madonna-like beauty!" He knew there was ah explanation. He afterward found the kevnote. It was struck in Grimes's (Dead) !.- .1-- IT I- I U :.! .I.-V'- ixroK on uie iioiv uuiu. ou wiui uiu in Semite. "I felt awed! the spirit land losing your own identity." O travelled money! Dare to tell kthc truth, why do you not? Because you are .afraid some other travelled monkey will sav 'vou "can't appreciate" the scenery which it makes your head ache to look at, and your bones ache to cet at. Because' you are a 'coward, or because you know you have made an idiot or yourself, and flung away your money by handfuls, and endured the tor tures of purgatory; and yon are ashamed to confess yourself so easily taken in and done far man of the world that' you are. But 1 am only a woman, and I confess all. At the end of three days, homesick, and above all physically, we conclude to go home. Hutchings is deeply chagrined at this. As he helps us mount he says with an injured air, " Oh, that's tlic way! people come here and then they go right away again. They never stay long enough!" And this truth," told br the person whose interest it is td say the reverse, is the very best testimony .that people in general who go there are im happy, and dissatisfied, and disappointed. If' it wcrenot'fio, they would stay. But nobody stays longer than he feels he must, in defer ence to the certain opinions that, have in fluenced him to come here. Artists stay; but they 'work .hard to hasten their day of deliverance. One I met there made one 'complete sketch in colors for every lay!he stayed. 'I hojic he will get a good price .for. his work when he gets back to Boston. I can say that I never in my life saw a more miserable set of people than ihe pool caudle-moth tourists who were gathered thiq summer' in the 10 Semite Valley.' .The, bride from Chicago was stretclied in her, rougii u. alarmingly 111, ami no pirvsieian nearer than civilization, which neeaieu so far .that wcMirely must all die before wu got brick to it. Her luvband, whohad gono'to see Mirror Lake, fell off bis horse, mi a! swoon, I and, lay there lor six Hours 1111 neip came. He was gotlj)"ie with diHicuIty., the only people who seemed to enjov themselves were the clergymen, who gather there in; force ev ty uuimer. These blessed men load such, sedentary lives, such bard treadmill lives for I the mosA,wrt, lli.it they do retel in' the open mrv-thccrantl views, the freedom of the 10 Semite trip.-- Then, ; too, ;they lovp riature mote than we "1 the work-slay world. I think; and i therefore ail the more eloquent. wasthe iiiiiit-iuii 01 a uiiiiiMjigfr uhphciitiiv wu- onetHi .our returning party in the .stagehand who told me tliat ihc had made the long Uijv across, tlie. ilesert or bahara, ruling six hun dred miles on camel-back. He was enthusi astic about the loveliness of the Valley;' .".but," said he, as we crawled in to breakfast at Knight's Ferry, having been thundered up and started off at two in the morning to oblige the stage-driver, who wanted to get, ahead of a rival, " fnraot all tbaut the. Yn SemHe-vkile J was. t' that ttnut! '" 1 V " "' He 'Was apparently a noble' and Jovely man, and he greatly mitigated the sorrows; of our journey oy nis pieasnnt worus anu.geiiic ways. ' -There was one lady in the returning stage who scorned the insinuation that the game at Yo Semite was not worth thecost of the candle in bruised limbs, abraded skins, and. perhaps more serious ailments, chc was from" New York, and was a tall and scrawny demoiselle of uncertain age, who "varied, tlie monotony of tlie trip by spouung Bhaks peare. out of one window and singing " I'm Bound to.be a Butcher" out of the (other. She was the travelled monkey of her admir ing friend in the rjm. bhe was going to have her photograph taken in her Bloomer costume and her eye-glasses nd. it home to be worshipped. She scoffed at scoffers. Why. such heretic sentiments as these would detract from tlie value, of her glowing report! How could she gloat over, iiprarav'or'tortffksih. 'The prairie dogs, the f arweiope'iaw umereni inocs 01 inaians wuo swoop upon every, train, and invariably leg for ";Wpbits; .neither- more, nor leas); the first view of Chinese, in' tremendous .number; tht'"Moron territory, the soldiers camps, the sage deserts, the iowns buik of canvas , allrtbosc are the freshest of novelties. Then at the endj there is SariFraprisco most curi ous, and infercsne'of totrns with its" cold sunimcrbreezcswmch''compclIcdmc'to buy aad to mvi a seal ilriny lar-lmed jacket in Julyl. Alsothereiw Sacramento, capital of the State,! and thcj superior of San FranciseoJ 11 iKaiio ui j urituit; rv7ui;iicvTi. xiirn; arc'nrrmcroiM other towns with names of mcl- I liflo5Tcm1r::jTaTRj?cT5an Jose, Oakland, IMlfnrtlM' IMIiVUNiriM- unMill vimrX av.ra ir,:.. .-'.-i i.-i money ircery n iainornia? lor they need if, tinies being hard, and it is better, more fra ternal, to give yduri maary to California than to Europe;, go to any. of the, mountain towns where thc-railrpad stftps (the railroad, from end toend,' w "ih "splendid condition) ; but ftftTgo to the Geyser; aWf go' to Lake Taboe..Wr . to Yo' Semite in short, never ride of jour own.frce-.will in a Califor nia stage. , '-' Olive Logan. ST. "LOUIS. c It most not lMit09eil lht ibe wonon alone I ?ufferrJ. The. turn were almost as bad. Mr. UncleyTMitdTn Semite fcm;frr ao. when he wu t the. zenith of bU. jyifil strength ; but rrsif la what a roiidttton he was, as toM by Hutch iVi kiaistU in Maawlsserinc -,'aide, ' : "The mule he rode was cunsidemt the hardest rrotttnsr'.bnrtc In 'AtoericaiHsnd Mr. CI. loot the iuuleWAaias-aaaMvha-aawilciit, there was hut little unabrased cuticle let in him. Arritins at the hetetafteY nMntgmf'hh teas litr,lfrom his tad. die., and at bis own, request rfut. uppetlcs. to lied. A little aner mam the sametar,'hatint; speaking ni)WimmatoflHhetartrl laca without oicn srruig;lie laks or- the prt-At sights on the main dver. I Thctcjihrascs are quoted from divers, authori- f A.4 Sill- ... Sflpll.K Fi A4il lk.lllt tltf Wdfc k.1 t ot Ihal.'wiUnwmifDtlieseolitaaiaintances. t I. II I Oil WcrklB irateM, Jlnrfc Ulna. There is a small sheet tliat would lie called by sonic people, a newspaper;, published in a 'small village somewhere up in Doniphan County, Kahsa's. ' The'cditor of said'shcet is one Sol. Miller, who,, in .ieaking of the Labor Convention recently held at Toieka, says: " 'Xcvcrweats.' styling themselves a rnnviiilTi.n nt T--ilinriiiy ATpn of the State f rr'",,T'r,lc'.,,:'J"f 5iliB, d itwrat through tlw niotionr of aarainnting a ticket. There were twtnfy-sev"cn 'delegates fn' attendants?, all told bihit one delegate for' every 'two c6imiics''and a half in the Stan?." He 'flien' pWieeeils'tW abuse ierson allv'cvcn' noiiimcc of saiTCoiVvcntion, when, if all the rails were known, there' was not a 'man 'placed on that ticket but what can prove ' far rmore honorable' cafeer, and would make far Ktldr :imr more honest statesmen than ''Solomon," or any of those that he'w now stiprting'throiigh his sheet. Some of them are too well known through out the State to be injured bv his uiisrepre scntations. In the last part of Jus article; he sav's (ifow mark it, workinirmen of Kan sas): "SeriouIv, it is laugliable (if wc may be allowcd"to turn such a big bull loose on tliat crowd) to think or a small squad, com posed mainly -of. loafers -and shvsters, nomi nating a ticket in.varnestiu&K, in the name (if i.aior, when the only arty that, has really ever done anything for the laboring men has such an'excellent lickot inthc fieM." Now, I admit that thetCunvailion. was not vcry large. As regards! tlic, number in ttnml!ingL lii. y,' f-.Trp-t :mt ;,s fur us j ;heing7 .horny-honded, I have no oljccfjonsto 1 hat; "but I' do' say that when he "chafgVs that "that Convention was conioscd of lrmfers'rand shysters; he lit." And I believe wil'mlly. It cannot be otherwise. If he did, Bot 110 willfully, he did not .know "the facts and should not have pub lished the'arttclci- bm I'bctieve, as I said before: that he knew if was 1 false when he . Iienned-.it. The delegation that went up from, tins city, (audi bod tlie honor of being "one of said delegation, and am proud 'of it, ) I believe withont a single exception,. work, their ten hours per.dav, six davs of every wevk, aud bard work at tliat, at the inrpenter's bench, in .the foundry, iiiachine shop and at theblacksmith forge, and of my own certain knowledge" that outside of the Leavenworth'-'delegation 'there was fifteen delegates that earn their bread by it lie sweat of.thcir, brovr. v m ,iin, Fellow "Warkinsmen.ot Kansas, 1 warn 6il to tiinrl: and irttteh that man "Soloman," !o...iinwt m;Ho Mi..:ii 1 .- ,..iu ---f,. --.- .'.. ... Ill 1411 ...,( ing. io laboring man can nieCike Jus teniioiis, Ureat Hnemm t tate Fair Kanm rtewwt! tke Coital CstBvention. St. Louis, Oct, & -The Ninth Annual Fair ofthe St. Louts Agricultaral and Me chanical, Association opened to-day under the most favorable circumstances. The weather is delightful. An unusually large number of persons are present for the first day, ami everything passed off agreeably. All the departments arc crowded, and the exhibi tion. throughout, is finer than any proceeding one. The display of stock of all kinds is re- e,Laaxkably good, and the number of arrivals ;" very great, the Association being obliged to add over iW new stalls for horses and cattle, and a" largcniaaber of pens for hogs. a new icaiure 01 uie rair is an exnioiuoii of several tons of gold and silver, bearing ores from Colorado and gold and silver bricks and buttons valued at over $30,000. A large delegation of prominent citizens of Colorado is also here. At S o'clock p. m. Horace Greeley deliv ered a "very able address before the assoeia- , tion, which was listened to by a great cmwd ofpcople. The exhibitions in the arena were for drift horses, a large majority of the premiums for which was awarded to E. Dillon, of Nor mal,. Illinois. The principal and most pleasing feature of the attendance was the presence of alxmt 25,000 school, children and teachers who were invited by President Barrett. The total attendance is about 50,000. The city is crowded with strangers, and large numbers continue to arrive by every train and boat. As an evidence of the national character of this Fair, there were representatives of twenty States and Terri tories registered at the Mereluints' Exchange to-day, all of whom were brought here through interest or a desire to sec the exhi bition. Gov. McCook, of Colorado, and Gov. Harvey, of Kansas, are among the visitors. The lattergentlemanhasappoiutol s full delegation to the National Capital Convention, to be held in Cincinnati 011 tlic oth inst. Among them arc some of the 11:0-4 prominent' men ofthe State. Tl fair Dtms erillf omliiHlioiii Harare Ureel-ry. ii ST..Lui'is.iOct.4 There was a largenuiii- lcr of "additional entries to the fair to-day. AH 'departments except for cotton are non complete. All space in the extensive build ing is now occupied, and the exhibition ex cels any ever made. The attendance is very large. Exhibitions in the amphitheatre were of Avon, Ayrshire, Derbyshire, and Short-horn cattle, milch cows and bulb of blooded stock. There were large numliers, embracing nearly all noted animals in the West. Premiums were about equally divided between Mi-voiirf, Illinois; and Kentucky. There was al-o a splendid display of horses of all work, cic ciallv stallion. Of these, old llashaw, owned by Mr. Green, of Muscatine, Iowa, t(sk the first prize. The democrats this afternoon, nominated :i full, County ticket, composed of some of the strongest men in the party. Horace Greeley lectured to a large audi ence at Mercantile Library Hall to-uiglit. Hegoewhenccto the new town of Greeley in Colorado. THE WIST. is.ijjfjic could dysj) he would Iwvo vou work lor a sixpence tier uav, or 111 other Vu,o ii.;ci,t.. u.,.. .(- ...--' r.r. .. i.T.J TIli.-, lllilAL JUII (.VI l t 1III1U all in L;if (IL 1 hidilhipf; but i'nstiftdof doing- the Iil-or lfe 'fiwui piirty harm,-or iaotlier wonls, ia-tcad of making ucnejnk-s,; he ,will make its' fricuds, for "'truth ''crushed, to earth will risc'a'ph,,,''md':i!l the ntis'repreejjtailvnhe, can makr'us,'iwMi'ulrthc'lynig articles he can publisii, hchcanhofeiisjarnius.if wc arc tnie to ounjjuJvc 'He says ,Uie- ouly rty that lys ww ili !' "any I'liinw-" f..r the Libor ing man has such an excellent ticket in the fiefd.',,rd,not'kiiow'wliht hfc- means, hut anlhe a-'JqiiUiciin himself, 1 Riip)K-e Jic tutoiw M1tlto i .UepublicaiL the Jicpumicahs, but I ; ,wtrty. As-'a 1 say .againrt must sav that. . - .. .. ,. -. ... . ' their cantidafe-foT 'GiiVcrnor' is an' "cxcel- ieat'i itmrir'esntnalirii: friend to the work - :Wg.'1i, (vtet. the M-) .for he .wants to drlv them Iroiu their li(jiiscs.aul,.hii'U7t at Uie iioint 01 inc icivouct. itorkingmcn wc iiavu at least two oritf hoTse'sllects lrithis State that wemustwatch, the rtric refered to in this ar ticle, ille.l tho 'Wliite. Cloml Chitf pult- lislinl p f sniajl tiwn calleil White noun. . 111 iouiiiunn t.oiiniv, triy one 'S.. Miller,"' a" hater of ' horny; hande.1 woVkihgmeii ahrari advocate rif,m"o'rm'o!tesr! and tlic talier one published in th'scityj-rhe name we .need; 119 1 give as- eyery laUiring .man. in this city knows which theet wc mean. I again warn the worKing-incn'of Kansas to watch thrt-c' men, for when' theLahor Reform partv-bebomeiithe dominant inrlv, thev will cry -" - Til". T"" - '- ot your princi- liccn. Jlnritltan. I say '- B. F.Syus, larfiaai Beannlrtlw Taw Pr C'lfy 9mtrmmj IialaraUsa tr llti Tellawstaae laaawrtnait lsrlsion. Omaha, Oct. 3 It is reported that Spot ted, Tail and a large force of Indians have gone in the direction of Niobrarui Kiver, orf tensibly to attack the Pawnees, but probably ro'.-cize certain surveyors that the Pawnees axe guarding. The annuity goods on the way up the Missouri may check this move ment. Gov. Shdler, of Utah, calls tiMii Gen. I Trobriand to deliver up to him the sol diers engaged in the riot at Provo, Utah, giving as a reason that several days having elapsed and ho has not learned of any action being taken '.by the military authorities fur their punishment. The exploring party' Lately returned from tho Yellowstone Kiver reported the height of the great falls of the Yellowstone at .wi feet, anil tlic height of one ofthe geysers 1 III feet. -. Sat Lake, Oct: 3 Chief Justice Mc Kean decides that a Utah Legislature can't elect a Prorctitin; Attorney for his Court. This t u run the Mormon Attorney General out of Court, and puts all criminal -.is-h into the hands ofthe United States Attornev. Rlcs and alwavs have 1 mark:;tlierh''nexf.' To California women who think nothing of jumping astride an unbroken horse and riding him barebaeaythe trip to Yo Semite presents few hardships. I refer to women. who live in the mountain towns, for Califor-. nia city women are, like mast of city women, dainty and delicate. Verr -few of these visit Yo Semite, believe me. For deak-tied stu dents, for pale, cough-racked clergymen, for artists who want to paint pretty pictures which will be sure to bnd sale, the trip to Yo Semite will be a joy forever; but for wo men or even ior ordinary men 10 run, a race for pleasure by mounting a hard-trotting mule and trotting .over cloud-topped moun tains to this Valley, is to declare themselves, as Bret Harte expresses it, very low down in-, deed in the depths of imbecility. The bride from Chicago, I have since been informed, was removed from the Valley with much difficulty, and was obliged to be placed immediately in the hands of a surgeon, who is able to relieve her ailiacs with the appli ances of science; but she will never beciurd so long as she breathes the hreath of this life. Her case is the same as that of many others. Some are not permanently injured, but I have heard of no one who- got off quite 1 scot-free. ''You'll -feel it for a month n cried San Francisco gentleman to a party of Yo Semite tourists who! stood on the deck of the steamer bound lor Stockton. But they were people, from St. Louis, and felt the awful warning convey in . these ponderous words from Hutchings's 'Guide:n "Few would co to California and Lave courage on their return to say they had not! ueen to xo oemue. Unwilling to be placed under the ban along wih reprehensible Few, they persist in makinfjtti trip, and go through the custo maryaateruig.in consequence. Thejenmey across the Plains is one tliat every traveller should take. The scenery, as viewed from the observation car, is grand, and costs nothing in Ihe way of bruises, . -i c: l-:i y-asIlauwMawjr. ' r L"7".tfee.WalautlValV;;TUu. ' Mr. Ilovov.ELLowjuan. one ofthe editocx ofthe Lawrence Jdurru't. which was burned I in 18t4 by OjiantrcH,' ha-become a mrtncr i'ri the LivcnWbrth'TiM'M, and will here after be. connected with:theeditorial deiart went of, Uiatpapc4Y The Tut is one of the best papers published in the West. It in the new administration wc hope to see the Timkj iiatsud iai tiiisntaaiwi into cverv town, illasiMid,rhainkin thelStatc.: WlMer nusfiiotslae his, labora because lie, has a partner.' but must' go oh in the good work until rorrrmtion and dishonestv cease to h3thr"iff m "tte. i-Not'Tiirthen'riin we spare hira"IKjd the editorial staff of the Tip?,,; .,'-,-; " W are clad to welcome bock to .Kanms journalicm, Jlovey E. Lowntan,- who has connected himteil wuii the Xteaveaworth Daily and Weekly. TuiES. Jar. Lowraan Iwa-rtforreveralyeaa(.,tlie principal editor of the State Jppud at Lawrence, which was dUroyed .bfj QjiantreJl. Jle revived the ffdiinviJ after, that mesaoriahle raid, but soon sold it and wentEart. He irf an able writer, and a. high minded gentleman, and, we are glad to know, we are. to have the services of hupen inbebalf of our political and material interests. If there js room kr improvement we kaow the TiMxa, one of the ahlettand must widely circulated papers west of the jaissiiCippi,wiusuiawuuiiBB;ujuKJuiuun of Jar. L: to its already able corps of editors. WIUi D. W. Wilder. H. E. Lowman. and IL,S. Sleeper at the, helm, we know the Tata has abright and useful future. Em poria 2hrr. neetlwwa. IlAJtlTOKi), Cojor., Oct. 3-rThe Bepubli-. cans, elect; a njafority" of selectmenj here. The Democrats elect the town clerk and the m'nor offices arc cnnally divided between Democrats and Keiiublicans. The returns from otfcerparts ofthe State show niue towns elect RepuDlican" officers, three democrats and eight divided equally. , . rEW IIavxjt, vet. if mo democrats Mycicarriedj.tho.tQwn tlcction here. Indian ricnt srar MMUIe rnrfc-i:ix hsprlts aiaiMl Jlenr'Tart i'Mlhotiit -Mil erre l'rwat nt Oauaa. Omaha, -Os.-. The Denver AVtra has a reiort o( a figl)t; iietween nine whitm aul cigjity Arapalmes, in Middle Park, Cjiora do.' ( The party wcre.cluLscd to their cabin, after a severe fight' with the Indian", in which they claim five or six Indians killed. Tlie cabin was surrounded during the nitlit, but the Indians left in the morning. The first frost, of the season fell here last night, and 'appearances indicate a heavier onoto-nighr.it 1 ' . .The safe of the flouring' mill of Edrcin Clark, at Fort. Calhouu. Nebraska, was 'broken cn on Katnrday night and$l,"l:t taKcn. .inomer mm, a lew nines iu-:iiii, was broken open the same night and 4M' stolen.- , . r Five care of silver, ore from the mines near Salt Lake City, left Ogdcti, Utah, this morning.' It goes to the States for reduc tion. , , IrsHreeUlwa-st or the Nantwrm I'ommrr rial I'aaiveatlaai. CrxciNNATf, Oct. 3 The Southern Com mercial Convention assembled at 10 o'clock ,in Pike.'-s Hall. About loO delegates were I present at the .opening. The Convention tZ i,' 11.1 . i- i. lr M n.t !:... io.-i titii.1 10 iimcr ov aw in. jJiTMio., t ii-u President for Ohio ofthe Louisville Conven tion. Theo. Cook, Chairman of the Com mittee ou Arrangements, then introduced Geo. L. Davis, who welcomed the delegates to the city. Hon. Geo. H. Pendleton m.-ulo tliereccption aldrcss, after which conimit tees'on ermanent organization, credential-, and order of btisincM, were ajqiointed. W. G. Coffin, Laac Young and J. L. Pendery, of Kansas, are on committees, and Rirtou Able, Cook, Fisk, ami Jcwctt, from Missouri. Ciscujhati, Oct. 4 The Southern Con vention reassembled at 3:30 p. 111. N.I'.'ant, of MasichuM.ttes, chairman oftiiceommitti-e on credentials, reported delegates present and properly' accredited from twenty-Jive Statiy. Also From seventy-five of the principal cith-s, representing the commercial interests of the United States; whole number of dtk-gati present 300, .all properly accredited. John" W.Garrett, of Maryland, was chosen ) to preside, and the usual number of Vice 1 Fraidents were appointed, among whom are Jl. tv. sleeper, ot Kansas, and lieutenant Governor Stannard, ofMwsouri. Kokrt..E. leStrlekxa wltA Fnrnljsis Kiciutoxp, Oct. 3. The Lexington Co ztttc announces that. Bobt. E. Lee was strick en with paralygis on, the" 28th ult., since when he has been speechless. His recovery is considered. douhuuL. Pnlilleal. St. Loins, Oct. 4 The Democrats of the First District nominated Erastus Wells for re-electron to Congress, this morning, by acclamation. The Democrats will also put a full county ticket in the field. vac wrtfcer. Kaunas alatrJet Fair. ATcntsOKUct. J lae iscrthern i.anas District Fair which opened here, on Wed nesday,, promises to be one of the most suc cessful ever held in the West. The grounds are elegantly fitted up in superb order. The boildiags are large and permanent. Three fine herds of blooded cattle, belong ing to Mr. Gordon, of Platte County, Mis souri, Mr. "Wilson, of Jefferson County, Kansa?, and Mr. Hiatt, of Leavenworth County, are already on the ground. The Central Branch train, this evening, brought in a large number of fine cattle, hogs and sheep. A number of fast trotting horses are Ppseat. The entries are already very larp; and the display of articles and animals will be very attractive. There will be a trotting race every day. The Fair will "continue four days. Una atevewwe -Tna Wa&hbwtox, Oct. 4 The Revenue De partment will redeem the blank two-cent tump receipts on wnicn ine tax lsrepeaieo, with other stamps. A private despatch states that the water at Harpers Ferry has again risen, and is much higher tliau it has been heretofore during the present freshet. Complaints relative to the incompleteness of the census arc being investigated. Brook lyn and St. Louis exhibited expected in creases. San Francisco comes fully up ( estimates. Chicago and Cincinnati marshaLs were of unquestioned faithfulness. The principal complaints come from small towns aspiring to the rank of cities. Brcadfnl Expiation. PoTTHTOiAe, Pa., Oct. 2. The powder works of Afton & Bied exploded, on Satur day, destroying several buildings, and killing two men. It is- believed that six or seven hundred kegs of powder exploded. The shock was fdt sixteen miles.