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MILLERSBURG, HOLMES COUNTY, OHIO, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1857.
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TO MY COAT.
ONE OF BERANGER'S MOST FAMOUS SONGS.
Though hardly worth one paltry groat, '
TBooYt dear to me, my poor old coat;
For full ten years I've brushed thee clean;
v And bow, like roe, thon'rt old and wan;'
With both; the glowof youth is gone; ,
i,,'But, wan and shabby as thou art, - . .
"Thon aod the poet shall not port,. ,
H'Tesot-fcrgot the birthday ere
When first I donned thy glossy sleeve, 7
When jovial friends, in mantling wine, .
Drank joy -and health to me and mine,
Qur indigence let some despise,
9 We're dear as ever in thine eyes; - '
'And for their sakes, old as thou art.
' Thou and the poet shall not part, "
.. , Poor coat.
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One evening, I remember yet,- ,. ;
la I, romping, feigned to fly Liaette, ,
, She strove ber lover to retain, . -.Aad
the frail skirt was rent in twain.
Dear girl! sl: did her best endeavor,
And patched th op as well as ever.
i And ix Ixt sake, old as thou art, -
.i'Tooa and the poet shall not part, - "
. , ..v Poor coat. -
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Sever, ray coat, bast thou been found, ...
- ' Bending tby shoulders to the ground
.-.-from any npstart "Lord" or-"Grace"
To beg a pension or a place.
L Wild forest flowers no Monarch's dole
Adorn thy modest button bole, . - .
t . If bnt for that, old as thoa arC
" Thon and the poet shall not part. -Toor
Poor though we be, my good old friend, ' ,
. t So gold shall bribe our backs to bend;
Honest amid temptations past.
We will be honest to the last; 7
. For more I prize thy virtuous nigs
t Thaa all the lace a courtier brag:
A nd while I live and have a heart,
Thou and the poet shall not part , -"
- " " Poor coat.
For the Republican.
MY HOME IS THERE.
BY SYBIL ROBINSON.
ily home is Here," said a lovely child, ,
As she rambled for flowers in a greenwood wild.
"My borne is there, in that lonely cot, .
'Tis a pleasant plice, tk a chancing spot.
There -my fiither and mother who love me well,
M'ith my brothers and sisters, in pleasure dwell;
Tis a rural spot 'tis free from care,
Jiy pleasant home is there, is there."
"My home is there," said a mariner brave, .
As his gallant ship ploughed the raging wave,
J' My borne is there, where my wife and child
Are free from the billows, so stormy and wild,
"Where they slumber in peace and dream of me,
'While I am afloat on the raging sea.
And that I may meat with my loved ones there,
In that happy home, is my constant prayer.
lly borne is there.," said a wanderer wild,
And he thought of himself when a happy child.
"My home is there where on bended knee,
3Iy fiither and mother seek blessing for roe, '
And my sisters weep that I wonder away,
And my brothers mourn, that so long is my stay,
But I'll hie away and brighten their woe,
To my happy home, I'll go, I'll go."
'My home is there," said a smiling bride.
To the loving being at her side.
My home is there, and I'll bid adieu
To father and mother and follow you;
And should I not meet them here again
In this world of sorrow, of grief and pain,
In our home above, free from trouble and care.
We will re-unite, yes, we'll all meet there."
"My home is there," the dying one said,
As the angel of death hovered over his bed. .
"Sly home is there Jar beyond the skies
By the throne of Jesus in Paradise;
. And there with the angels at God's right hand
I will dwell in that glorious, heavenly land.
Farewell to earth to sorrow and care
Hy home is not here it is there it is there."
From the N. Y. Tribune.
From the N. Y. Tribune. V Case of Destitution--A Specimen
of the Times.
r On Sunday last, a family, consisting of
a man, his wife and three children, the
eldest of whom was about six years old,
and the youngest an iufent at the breast,
were turned out of a tenement house on
Clinton street. . Their few articles of fur
niture were placed upon the side walk in
front of the premises. . The man soon af
ter, it is said, became intoxicated, and beat
and abused his wife, and was arrested by
the police for his violent conduct. The
family were without the means of procur
ing rooms in any other house, - or even to
secure the services of a car man to assist
in moving. They remained there during
Saturday afternoon, and the wife and her
little one slept out of doors on some of the
articles of furniture during the night.
Throughout Sunday they were in the same
place, with no prospect of their condition
being bettered. Late on Sunday evening
an officer came and asked her why she did
not sleep under the awning of a grocery
near there, and she informed him that
she would have done so, but the grocer
would not permit her. He then proposed
that she should go with him to the Station
House and sleep therewith her little ones,
as it would be more comfortable than ex
posed to the night air. This she refused
to do- at first, as she feared that what few
household effects she bad would be taken
away, but under the promise that it would
be garded during her absence, she con
sented, and went with her family to the
13th Ward Station House, where she was
provided by Serpent Steers, with a lodging.
In the morning she took her departure,
and during the day she disappeared with
iier ettecu from the vicinity, I he desti
tution of the family grew out of thb ' ins
biWy cf the husband to obtain work. "'V
"The Rich Poor Man and the
Poor Rich Man."
There are those who regard triumph in
one s calling, and the rapid accumulation
of dollars and cents, as the climax of suc
cess. JSo matter what noble "qualities the
person ' has left undeveloped, nor what
moral convictions nave been violated and
stifled, it is enough if a mere worldly ob
ject has been attained. . cut we have more
exalted ideas of success than this. - If a
man lays up a fortune in a series of busy
years, while he has dwarfed bis soul, and
ignored every moral and religious obliga
tion in the effort,' he has been' successful
only in part. If he .has a million of dol
lars and no character he is not worth much.
If . he has completely triumphed . in his
pursuit, so as to be a finished master of it,
and the race has cost him the crown of vir
tue, bis life, in its most important rela
tions is a failure. - Every observer feels
that a very essential attainment is wanliup;.
A writer relates the following fact, and
we quote' it as an illustration of this point :
; I have heard : of two brothers, whose
father died leaving them five hundred dol
lars a piece. "I will take this money, and
make myself a rich man," said Henry, the
younger brother. "I will take this money,
and make myself a good man," said George,
the elder. - ' ' - - - ."
Henry, who knew little beyond the mul
tiplication table, abandoned all thoughts
of going to school, and began by ped
dling goods in a small way, over the coun
try. - He was very shrewd and quick to
learn what he gave his attention to; and
he gave all his attention to make money.
He succeeded. . In ODe year his five hun
dred dollars had become a thousand. In
five years it has grown to be twenty thous
and; and at the age of fifty he was worth
a million. ; ; , ...
George remembered the "words of the
wise man : . "With all thy getting get un
derstanding." He spent two thirds of his
money in going to school and acquiring a
taste for solid knowledge. He then spent
the remainder in purchasing a few acres of
land in the neighborhood of a thriving
citv. lie resolved on being a larmer.
. After the laps of thirty-five years, the
two brother's met ,It was at George's
house. A bright, vigorous, alert man was
George, tho" upward of fifty-five years old.
Henry, though several years younger,
was very infirm. He had kepi his count
inff room long after the doctors, had warn
ed him to give up business, and now he
found himself stricken in health beyond
repair. But that was not the wcrst. He
was out, of his element when not making
George took him into his library, and
showed him a fine collection ,of books.
Poor Henry had never cultivated a taste
for reading. - He looked upon the books
with bo more interest than he would on so
mauy bricks. ' George took him into his
garden, but Henry began to cough, and
said he was afraid of the east wind. When
George pointed out to him a beautiful elm,
he only cried, "Pshaw !" . .
George took him into his. green-house,
and talked with enthusiasm of some rare
flowers, the beauty of which seemed to
give the farmer great pleasure. Henry
shrugged his shoulders and yawned, say
ing. "Ah ! I do not care for these things."
George asked if he was not fond of paint
ings and engravings. " r- " , ' '
"Noj-no! don't trouble yourself," said
Henry., "I can't tell one daub from an
"Well, you shall hear my daughter
Edith play on the piano: she is no ordi
nary performer I assure you."
"Ho, don't, brother don't, if you love
me," said Henry beseechingly: WI never
could endure music"
; "But what can I do to amuse you ?
Will you take a ride V
- "I ara afraid of horses; but if you will
drive me carefully down to your village
bank, I will stop and have achat with the
' Poor Henry ! money was the only thing
uppermost in his mind. To it he had sac
rificed every other good thing. When, a
few days afterwards, he parted with his
farmer brother, he laid his hand on his
shoulder and said :
"George, you can just support yourself
comfortably on the interest of your money,
and I have got enough to buy up the
whole of your town bank and all and yet
your life has been a success, and mine a
dead failure. . -
Qurkr Stort. We take the following
from tho Wakulla Fla. Times, of the 14th
A frieud informs us of the following oc
currence, which is reported to have taken
place recently at Attapulgus, Ga. A gen
tleman, who had received a considerable
sum of monev, was compelled to go from
home, leaving his wife alone in the house
situated some distance from any other
dwelling. Towards evening, twj negroes
entered the house, and demanded of the la
dy the money, or they would take her life.
being a woman ot great coolness, she saw
at once that it would be useless for her to
attempt to evade the demand ; so she pro
duced the money and gave it to them.
The negroes then remarked that as supper
was nearly ready thev would stay and eat
with her. She told them to be seated un
til she got it ready. The woman had a vi
al of strychnine in her cupboard, and in
sweetening their coffee, managed to put a
dose of tho poison in their cups. They
drank and in a few moments were dead.
The neighbors were called in, and the ne-
oroes discovered to be white men in dis
guise near neighbors and friends of her
husband, who had known or nis receiving
the rnouey, and of his abseace.
ar&k wretched victim of misplaced
confidence, named Wm. Hauliuff, commit
ted suicide in Iowa last week under the
following circumstances:. He had been
paying serious attentions to a young lady,
and tuiit, rr V ... .:.iA nne,i wttfi nnf lipr iron-
tlemam and that thev' would
soon return, he went and hung himself up
on an apple tree by the roadside in full
view; of tjielady and his rival and eoon
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The Overflowing Cup.
A company of Southern ladies were one
day assembled in a friend s parlor, when
the conversation chanced to turn on earth
ly affliction. Each had her 6tory of pecu
liar trial and bereavements to relate, except
one pale, sad looking woman, whose lust
reless eye and dejected air showed that she
was a prey to the deepest melancholy.
Suddenly arousing herself, she said in a
hollow voice. "Not one of you know what
trouble is." - - : -
.. "Will you please, Mrs. Gray!" said the
kind voice of a lady who well knew her
story, "tell the ladies what you call troub
le." - ..
. "I will, if you desire," she replied, "for
I have seen it. My parents possessed a
competence, and my girlhood was sur
rounded by all the comforts of life. I sel
dom knew an ungratified wish, and was
always gay and light-hearted. I married
at nineteen one I loved more than all the
world besides. Our home was retired, but
the sunlight never fell on a lovelier one, or
on a happier household. Years rolled on
peacefully. Five children sat around our
table, and a little curly head still nestled
in my bosom. One night, about sun down
one of those fierce black storms came on,
which are so common in our Southern cli
mate. For many hours the rain poured
down incessantly. Morning dawned, still
the elements raved. The whole of Savan
nah seemed afloat. The little stream near
our dwelling .became a raging torrent,
Before we were aware of it our house was
surrounded by water; I managed with my
babe to reach a little elevated spot, on
which "a few wide spreading trees were
stand ingt whose dense foliage affords some
protection, while my husband and . sons
strove to save what they could of our prop
erty. At last a fearful surge swept away
my husband and he never rose again.
Ladies no one loved a husband more
but that was not trouble.
"Presently my sons saw their danger,
the struggle for life became the only con
sideration. They were brave, loving boys
as ever blessed a mother's heart, and I
watched their efforts to escape with such
agony as only mothers can feel. They
were so far off I could not speak to them,
but I could see them closing nearer and
nearer to each other, as their little island
grew smaller and smaller.
"lho sullen river ranged around the
huge trees; dead branches, upturned trunks
wrecks of houses, drowning cattle and
masses of rubbish, all went floating past
us. My boys waved their hands to roe,
then pointed upwards. I knew it was a
farewell signal, and you, mothers cannot
imagine my anguish. 1 saw them all per
ish, and yet that was not trouble.
"1 bugged my little baby to my heart,
and when the water rose to my feet, I
climbed into the low branches of the tree,
and so kept retiring before it, until an All
powerful Hand stayed the waves, that they
should come no farther. I was saved.
All my worldly possessions were swept
away; all my earthly hopes blighted yet
that was not trouble
"My baby was all I had left on earth.
I labored night and day to support him
and myself, and sought to train hirn in the
right way; but as he grew older, evil com
panions won him away from me. He ceas
ed to care for his mother's counsels: he
would sneer at her entreaties and agonize-
ing prayers. He left my humble roof that
he might be unrestrained in the pursuit of
evil ; and at last when heated by wine one
night, be took the life ot a fellow being and
ended his own upon the scaffold. My
Heavenly Father had filled my cup of sor
row before, but now it ran over. That was
trouble; ladies, such as I hope His mercy
will spare you from ever experiencing." .
There was no dry eye among her listen
ers, and the wannest sympathy was ex
pressed for the bereaved mother, whose sad
history has taught them a useful lesson.
A Domestic Trageet. The- family of
Mr. Philander Stevens, residing in New-
Fairfield, has recently been, aud what is
left of it still is, the scene of the deepest
sorrow and affliction. A few weeks siuce,
the wife and only son of Mr. Stevens visit
ed the West,, and on their return stopped
in New York city. During their stay
there, the boy with some of his acquanlan
ces, visited a place of amusement, where it
is supposed that he contracted the small
pox, as that disease developed itself in him
about two weeks after he reached his home.
Soon after the nature of the disease was
discovered, it took a violent and fatal form,-
terminalmg in death on Sunday evening
last. On Monday, Mr. Stevens, assisted
by his hired men, buried his son on bis
own premises. On Tuesday, the Mother
of the boy, her daughter, niece, and in all
probability, Mr. Stephens himself, were at
tacked by the varioloid. During the even
ing of the same day, Mr. S-overcome by
the disease and the melancholy circum
stances by which ho was surrounded, faint
ed, aud fell to the floor. Recovering from
his swoon, and returning to consciousness,
he retired, but arose again at two o'clock
on Wednesday morning and left the house.
About 6 o'clock his body was discovered
suspended by a rope from the neck, under
the cow house in his barn-yard. All signs
of life had departed. It has never been
our duty to chronicle a case presenting
more saddening details. Danbury( Conn)
The Failure of the potato Crop is
England. The London Star, of October
6lh, says that the anticipations which had
up to that time prevailed of a plentiful
crop in that country had been suddenly
dispelled. The Star says : Within the last
few weeks the rot has manifested itself in
the most extraordinary manner. Hun
dreds of acres of acres will not pay for dig
ging, as the potatoes, although looking
very well when first taken out of the
ground, in 24 hours are unfit for use. Un
fortunately, this sudden manifestation of
the disease is not confined to any partic
ular district, but seems very general.
This is very sad intelligence for the poor,
as it will practically put this valuable es
culent beyond their reach. Fortunately,
however, we have had a vrry plentiful harvest,'
Probable Prices of Produce.
We notice in many of our Western ex
changes letters from farmers who speak of
selling at present prices as "sacrificing
their produce, aud who advise their fellow
fanners to hold on for better prices. ,. Even
those western farmers who are in debt, and
their name is Legion, crave indulgence
from their creditors on the grou::d that
they would be losing so much by selliug
now ! We have no doubt, fiom what we
see, that this feeling is wide-spread through
out the country, and that a confidence of
getting better prices hereafter induces ma
ny a roan to hold-ou who would otherwise
be seller. Those, especially, who have
bought farms at high prices, and paid ex
pansion wages for labor, are very naturally
tempted to take this view and to look for
higher figures as justly their due.
Now, it is an ungracious thing to have
to dissipate such views as these, and we
would fain escape from it; but we feel that
we wonld not be doing our duty if we did
not give our reasons for arriving at a differ
ent conclusion. We like to see labor well
rewarded, and it would gratify us as much
as the agricultural community to see them
getting good and satisfactory prices for
their produce ; but it is wisdom always to
submit to what is inevitable. . We trust that
no one will accuse us, in what wo are going
to say, of being in the. interest of specula
tors. The monetary revolution has knock
ed the noise out of the speculators. They
cannot obtain the money to speculate with,
and even if they could, that feeling of confi
dence which lies at the basis of ail specula
tive movements, is gone. I here are no
buyers, now, but those who buy to sell
again as soon as possible. Besides, as our
country readers are generally aware, spec
ulators in produce almost invariaby operate
for a rise and very rarelv, if at all,, for a
Our reasons for thinking that prices will
not improve are easily stated and compre
hended. They are as follows : '
1st.. The crops of the year have been
immense everywhere throughout the coun
try, and the favorable season for fall sow
ing gives promise of a like abundance next
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2d, Ihe crops everywhere throughout
Europe, this year, were large. .
3d. Ihe paralysis which has overtaken
this country, (and Europe, too, by this
time,) compels everybody to economise, and
curtails consumption to a certain degree.
4th. The basis of our monetary currency
has been contracted, within the last three
months, to the extent of $50,000,000, and
this contraction has a natural tendency to
depress prices. And
5th. ihe system of credit having been
so injuriously affected, business, will have
to be conducted on a cash plan, for some
time, which will prevent any movement
to force prices up by buying on credit
and holding on until the market can be af
To this mav be added the fact that as
the main demand for produce must come
the seaboard, and as the winter is now up
on us, when the railroads afford the only
means of transportation, tho increased pri
ces of transportation will necessarily tend
to depress prices at the west.
In 1837. when the banks suspended, pri
ces were enormously high; but that was
because our own crop was a failure, and we
had to draw supplies from Europe. The
case is exactly reversed now. We have
not only enough for ourselves, but liurope
is so well supplied by her own harvest that
she will not buy of us unless she can buy
cheaply. Already the monetary difficulties
have reduced the price of cotton nearly XOU
per cent. ; and this being the case with an
article which wo grow exclusively, and
which Europe cannot do without, how can
breadstuffs advance, when Europe produces
them in common with oursl vest
We do not intend to enlarge upon the
reasons we have given. If they no not
carry conviction with them, as stated, it
would be useless to amplify them, w e
only ask that our country friends will con
sider them calmly, and as having been ten
tendered with a single eye to their benefit.
The country is laboring under a depres
sion which extends to every man in the
land. The manufactories of the country,
which afforded the great source of demand,
have nearly all been stopped, their work
men sent adrift, aud many of them from
being consumers have turned producers.
Money is growing scarcer every day, and
is not likely soon to be plenty. The towns
are emptying themselves into the country,
the whole tendency being, everywhere, to
cut off demand at the great sources of con
sumption ; and when to all this add the
great abundance of breadstuffs, what . is
there to build a hope on for higher prices
The present depression is not a mere tem
porary one. It w 11 take the country years
to get over it; and the sooner we accom
modate ourselves to our chauged slate of
circumstances, the better it will be for all
parties concerned. Pittsburgh Gazette.
t3T The hypocracy of the Black Dem
ocracy is well illustrated by their inconsist
ency on the currency question. They have
from the foundation of the Government,
had the Stale of Virginia under their con
trol, and yet its people are cursed with
scores of the meanest shin-plas'.er factories
in the country ; at least, such is the account
given them by the Rrichinond Examiner.
The Virginia banks, we believe, invariably
resort to the trick of issuing by the branch
es the bills which are payable at the prin
cipal bank, and vice verm. And the Ex
aminer says that practically they have al
ways been in a slate of suspension, so far
as the people are concerned. That paper
alleges that tho holder of a ten dollar bill
could not (prior to suspension) present it
for collection without meeting with insult.
South Carolina, another State pre-eminently
"Democratic" in its professions, has
a greater amount of bank capital in pro
portion, to its aggregate wealth than any
Slate in the Union. Iu fact its bank capi
tal is not far from equal to tho assessed
value of its farms and plantations, aud the
State is overrnn with one dollar bills. '
Could the foul hypocracy of that party
in power bo better illustrated than by a
recital of the bove plain .faets J- Wash.
Two Negroes Burned Alive.
" correspondent of the (Ark.)
Herald, writing from Hamburg, Ashley
County, Ark., under date of 19th ulL, fur
nishes us with the horrible details of a
tragical afiair that occurred recently in that
vicinity : . , .
- "The good citizens of Extra Township,
lying some twelve miles south of this place,
were, on Wednesday morning last thrown
into a high state of excitement by the
commission of one of the most brutal and
atrocious murders that was ever perpetrat
ed. The particulars of this drcidfu! affair,
so for as I have been able to gather them,
are as follows
. "There lived in Extra Township a widow
lady named Hill. She being sick, and
having no one to wait on her, one of her
neighbors, J. L. May, sent a negro wo
man to attend her. On Friday night last
(according to the subsequent confession of
one of the negroes) her house was enter
ed by a white man named Miller, and
two negro men, one belonging to a Mr.
Norreli and the other to a Mr. Perdue.
After violating the person of the unfortu
nate woman by tho indulgence of their hel
lish appetites, they cooly and deliberately
murdered her. The negro woman attempt
ed to escape, but it was all in vain, for
she had only got outside of the gate when
she was overtaken and f ruelly murdered.
The bodies of the two unfortunate victisrs
were then placed in the house and it set on
fire and consumed to ashes. - - .
. "The next rooming all the negroes in
the neighborhood were summoned for the
ostensible purpose working the road, but
in fact for the purpose of obtaining, if pos
sible, a clue to the perpetrators of the crime.
One of the guilty negroes, fearing detec
tion, would not stand an examination, and
broke from the party, mouuted his mas
ter's horse, and made his escape to the
woods. The next day, however, he was
decoyed in by another negro, was arrested,
and confessed tho whole matter, implicat
ing the above named Miller and the other
negro. The two negroes were to-day in
the presence of the excited multitude, and
upon the spot where tho murder was com
mitten, burned at the stake, The man Mil
ler was present, and the negro who confess
ed told him to his face that he was guil
ty, and even from the very flames reproach
ed him with having been the cause of the
horriblo deed. The other negro protested
to the very last that he was innocent of
the crime, and that he knew nothing of the
"The excitement has spread ail over the
country, and fears are entertained that
some difficulty may grow cut of the trans
action between the owners of the negroes
and the parties acting in the premises."
The above is a specimen of Soulhern
brutality and cruelty. A negro confes
ses to committing a horrible crime impli
cating another negro and a white man.
The two negroes were burned alive, but
the white man is unmolested, although the
same testimony exists against him . that
condemned one of the negroes. The act
of the Arkansas Seboys out-Seboy any
thing that Nena Sahib ever done.
Concentrated Milk. The Winstead
(Ct.) Herald contains the following de
scription of Mr. Gail Borden's process of
concentrating and preserving milk :
The milk, as it is received from the
neighboring farmers, (they being paid
some two or three cents per quart for it,)
in cans of six or eight gallons each, is at
once deprived of its animal heat by placing
tho cans in ice-cold water. It is then, while
in the cans, subject to a heat of 160 to
190 degrees a few degrees below the
boiling point. Thus prepared, the milk is
immediately transferred to the boiler "a
huge receptacle of cast iron, of incalcuable
strength. While there subjected, by means
of stearr, to a heat of but 1 20 degrees to
160 degrees, the air is withdrawn by two
nicely adjusted air-pumps, and the process
of evaporation commences. The vapor, as
it forms, and this it does with surprising
rapidity, within the vacum, is as rapidly
condensed and thrown off by means of the
pumps, and so quick is the process, that
according to our information, a boiler of
500 quarts can be reduced to 125 quarts
within one and a half hours, The liquid
thrown off by the evaporation, is clear, like
water has a sickish, unpleasant taste--in
no way resembling milk, and its smell is
slightly offensive. It is considered, that
the concentrated article is Tendered purer
by the process, to say nothing of its other
A Hard Case Too Much Specie on
Hand. A few days ago an honest, eco
nomical 'bachelor,' who by long years of
toil saved some f 4,000, drew it from the
Bauk in this city, not believing his
money was safe there, in these 'troublous
times.' His money was all in gold. He
occupied a room in a building in the lower
part of the city. On his way to his quar
ters with his gold in a bag, he imagined
every person he passed knew he had gold.
Night came on, and he put the gold be
tween the beds, and laid down upon it, hut
not to sleep. His imagination was alive;
.he deemed every noise made by burglars
who were after his gold. During the long
night watches ho was sleepless and he re
joiced when daylight came. He changed
his quarters took a room in a more re
spectable locality ; put tho gold away, went
to work, was uneasy, went again and again
to his room, looked at his bag of 'yellow
boys,' and 'night and darkness' came again.
His gold was under him, but noises were
round about him. He slept not. In the
morning he went to a friend on Front st.
and asked, 'What shall I do with my mo
ney V told him his trouble for two days
and nights, and aked for advice I 'Go and
deposit your gold again in the Bank,
and take a certificate.' He did so, and was
happy, as his money was save. iV. Y.
It is said that in consequence of the re
form brought about by the Vigilance Com
mittee in San Francisco, that city had been
governed during the past year at an ex
pense of about 1250,000 against 1,500,
000 the previous year, six tiroes as much
as it now c,ts.
The Steamship Great Eastern.
, Mr. Williams, editor of the Utica Herald,
who is now in England, thus describes
this leviathan of the deep. He says:
- 1 hare seen the Great Eastern. I assure
you that no description ean convey a just
idea of her gigantic magnitude. Standing
upon the banks of the Thames, high and
dry, her immense red hulk entirely visi
ble, nnd presenting her broadside to the
river, she seems more like some monster of
fairy tile than a living prosy product of
Human brain, livery other object, even
the river is dwarfed beside her. Stand
ing at her keel (if she had one) and look
ing up to her bulwarks, is very much like
looking up to tho dome of St. Pauls. The
people walking the deck are dwindled to
mere pigmies, while the snloon wiudows
appear mere black specks. Yon ascend
upon her upper deck by a series of stair
ways which tires your mettle somewhat,
and as you gain the top and look down
your head reels over lho dizzy distance.
Standing at one extreme of the ship and
looking toward the other, is like looking
over a large field of iron deck. If you
commence at one extreme and walk until
you have performed the circumference of
deck, you will find that you have travers
ed one quarter of a mile; or a distance
equal to that from Genesee street bridge to
Bagg's hotel. I w ill not trouble you with
details of her size further than to remark
that while the tonnage of a first class mer
chant packet is from 1000 to 1600, hers is
22,000! that her length is 680 feet and
her breadth 83 feet;' that 10,000 tons of
plates of iron and three millions of rivets
have been used in her construction ; that
she has four decks, and 400 feet length of
saloons; that the diameter of her cylin
ders is 74 inches or six feet; that she
has ten anchors, weighing an aggregate of
583 tons; that she has ten boilers and one
hundred and twelve furnaces; that her
paddle wheels will be propelled by four
engines with cylinders of fourteen feet
stroke; that she has moreover a screw pro
peller of twenty-four feel in diameter, with
a shaft of 160 feet in length; that her pas
senger accommodation is 800 first class,
2000 second class and 1200 third class;
that her crew will eonsist of four hundred
men ; that her sails are to be hoisted and
her anchors heaved and weighed by steam
engines, and that she is to have six masts,
and that she is to manufacture her own gas
on board. ' She has no keel and will have
So far from looking awkward and un
wieldly she is one of the- finest models I
have ever seen. If she is only launched
safely, I have little doubt of her success as
a sailer. It is not possible that she can
be launched for several weeks yet the aver
ment of the Times to the contrary not
List of Uncurrent Banks.
. The general suspension of specie payments
practically by all the Banks throughout the Hast
a short time since, has enabled some previous
ly closed to resume business again. We there
fore give below a new list of the Banks that are
still discredited, nnd not bankable in this city.
Hollistor Bank. Bnffalo 2T. V.
Reciprocity or Sackett's Harbor Bank Buf. IT. Y.
Oliver Lee A Co's Bank, Buffalo If. Y .
Dairyman's Bank, Herkimer Co. N. T.
Agricultural Bank Buffalo X. Y.
Ontario Bank Utica. N. Y.
Niagara River Bank, Tonawanda, 2T. Y.
Bank of Orleans, Albion, N: Y.
Huguenot Bank, New Falzt, N. Y.
Yates County Bank, Penn. Yan, N. Y.
Medina Bask, Medina. N. Y.
Bank of Central New York, Utica N.Y. . -Hamilton
Exchange Bank Greene, N. Y. '
Tompkins County Bank, Ithaca, N.Y.
Hopkinton Bank. Westerly Rhode Island.
Farmers" Bank, Wickford, R. I.
Mount Vernon Bank, Providence R. I.
Bank oftbe Republic Providence, R. I. -Rhode
Island Cen. Bank. East Greenwich, R. I.
Bank of South County, Wakefield, R. I.
Tiverton Bank,Fall Ki ver. formerly Tiverton R I
Monsum River Bank, San ford Maine;
Bank of Hollowell, Hallowcll, Me.
Hancock Bank, Ellsworth Me.
Sanford Bank, Sanford, Me.
Canton Bank, South China, Me; -
.llswortn sanK, i-ilswortn, lie.
Exchange Bank. Bangor, Me.
Maritime Bank Bangor, Me.
South Royalton Bank, South Royalton, Ver.
Danby Bank Danby, Vt.
Stark Bank, Bennington, Vt.
MtsniKquoi Bank. Sheldon,Yt.
St. Albans Bank, St, Albans, VL
Exeter Bank. Exeter N. 11.
Lancaster Bank Lancaster, N .H.
Lee Bank. Lee Mass.
Western Bank Springfield Mass.
Bergen County Bank, Hackensack N. Jersey.
Bank of New Jersey, New Brunswick N.
American Bank, Trenton N. J.
Commercial Bauk, Perth Araboy, N. J. .
Bordentowa Banking Co. N. J.
Bank of Cape May Connly, Cape Island, N. J.
Farmers and Mechanics, Candem, N.J.
Phillipstiurgh Bank, l'hillipsburgh, N. J.
Merchants Bauk, Bridgeton, N. J.
Wheat Growers Bank, Newton N. J.
Burlington Bank, Burlington N. J.
Warren Comity Bank, Warren, Penn.
Bank of Newcastle. Pa. .
Bank Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.
Erie Bank Erie, Pa.
Eric City Bank, Erie, Pa.
Lancaster Bank Lancaster Pa.
Bank of Kanawha, Maiden, Va.
Wcoster Bank, Danbury, Conn.
Merchants' Exchange Bridgeport Conn.
Hartford County Bank, Hartford, Conn.
North American Bank; Seymour, Conn.
Bridgeport City Bank, Conn.
Eastern Bauk.West Killingly. Ct.
Windham County Bank, Brooklyn, Ct. ,
Pawcahick Bank. I'awcatuck, Ct.
Hatters Bank, Bethel, Ct. -Paliquioke
Bank. Uanbnry. Ct.
Woodbury Band, Woodbury, Ct.
City Bauk, Cincinnati. Ohio. -.
Farmers fc Mechanics Bank, Detroit, Michigan.
Peninsula Bank. Detroit, suspended.
Macomb County Bank, failed Mich.
Bank of Teccmseh, Mich.
All Banksin District of Columbia.
All Banksin Maryland except Baltimore Banks.
Zimmerman Bank, Canada.
Providence Bank, Stanstead, Canada.
Tennessee, N. and S. Carolina, , . ,
Georgia, Lonwiana and Nebraska. J Bot recclTed
All the Free Hanks of Indiaaa.excepting the
Bankof RiK-kville, which is par.aretive to ten
per cent discount. TheState Bank and Bank of
the stale are received, ,
Refuse nil Illinois money except Chicago, and
Chicago Banks are 5 per cent discount.
Jrlilwaukey (Wis) Banks are 5 per cent dis
count. Refuse all other Wisconsin money.
Smothered. Two little boys, one aged
three and tho other six both of Brooklin,
were missed from their houses last Wed
nesday, and on Friday morning were fouud
dead under a featherbed in the upholstery
establishment of Mr. Ilodgkinson, where
tbey were probably plyitig when the bed
fell over them.
A Wife's Prayer.
If there is anything that comes nearer
to the iraploration of Ruth and Naomi,
than the subjoined, we have not seeu it.
"Lord, bless and preserve that dear per
son whom thou hast chosen to be my hus
band: Let his life he long and blessed,
comfortable and holy ; and let me also be-,
come a great blessing and a comfort unto
him, a sharer of all his sorrows, a meet
helper in all the accidents and changes in
the world; make mo amiable forever in his
eyes, and forever dear to him.- Unite his
heart to me in the dearest love and holi
ness, and mine to him in all its sweetness,"
charity and complacency. Keep me from
all ungentleness, all discontentedness, and
unreasonableness of passion- -and humor;
and make me humble and obedient, ceare
ful and observant, that we may delight in
each other according to Thy blessed word,
and both of us may rejoice in Thee; hav
ing for our patron the love and service of
God forever." ' -
t3& Here is something very good about
Some years ago, Spurr kept a stable.-?
Spurr had his peculiarities, jene of which ,
was this : he never let a horse go out of
the stable without requesting the lessee
not to drive fast. One day there came to
Spurr's stable a young man to get a horse
and carriage to attend a funeral. "Cer- .
taiul," said Spurr; "but," he added, for- "
getting the solemn pnrpose for which the
young mon wanted the horse, "don't drive .
fast !" . "Why just look a here, old fellow,?
exclaimed the somewhat excited young
man, "I want yon to understand that I
shall keep up with the profession, if it kills "
the horse H Spurr instantly retired to a
horse stall, and swooned amongst the straw.
A Hard Shell. The Peninsular, of
Tampa, Fla., is attending a Munchausenish
reputation as a raconteur. Its last comes
under the head of accidents," and runs
thus: - - - .' - - " : .
"On Monday of this-week, while Capt
Parkh;ll was returning to his camp from
this place, tho horses his servant fa strap
ping negro man) was riding took fright
and ihrew the rider. The head of the
negro, in his decent, struck the leg of
CapL Parkhill's horse, breaking it when it
(the negroe's head) glanced and struck a
tree on the side of the' road, -peeling off
the bark for severaffeet. The negro was
stupefied for an instant, but received no in
jury!. It is supposed that he belongs to
the hardshell persuasion." . ' , .;
" A Difference. If we had five nig
gers at large in this District, contrary to
law, tho President, 'old as he is, would
mount bis horse, and, at the head of his
marines, would sustain the Constitution
and the Union at all hazards, and at all
costs. But as, instead of five niggers, we
only have five banks at large, contrary to
law, the administration contents itself with
expressing a little harmless disapprobation.
One runaway nigger would bring down
upon us the whole army of the United
States. Five runaway banks have brought
down upon us nothing more terrible than
windy editorials. Washington Rep.
tST Qn Gov. Walker's return from the
precinct of Oxford, he halted at Lawrence,
and taking out of his portfolio a large roll
of paper, said to the crowd that he would
show them a curiosity, if they promised
not to destroy it. He then unrolled the
returns of the precinct of Oxford, which
contained sixteen hundred and one names,
all written in the same hand-writing, and
which measured exactly fifty-four feet in
length ! All the names, except one hun
dred and twenty, were copied from 'Wil
liams' Cincinnati Directory those com
mencing with the same letter following
each other as regularly as they ' do upon
the pages of that book. ....
Reverse op Fortusk. Among the list
of those who were obliged to yield to the
pressure and suspend payment, there was
the name, one gentleman published last
week whose case is peculiarly severe. Some
years ago, when gold was first discovered
in California, he went out there, and by his
exertions, accumulated upwards of $100,
000, which he invested in real estate, and
returned to this city and engaged in active
business here. A few months ago, when
there was a financial panic in San Francis
co, he sent out an agent to look after his
interests, with orders to convert everything
into cash, at any sacrifice. The result was
that the agent closed everything for $60,
000, with which he started for home and
took passage on board the Central Ameri
ca, in which vessel he was lost with his
treasure, and the owner from independence
has been reduced to poverty. This is a
hard case indeed. Boston Gazette. ' .
STOne of the most horriMe of the
deaths at Cawnpore was that of Lieut. San
ders, of H. M. 84th Foot. Having been
brought before the Rajah Nena Sahib, he
pulled out his revolver, shot dead five of
the guard and missed the Raiah with the
sixth round. Then they crucified kini to
the ground: the whole of the cavalry
charged past htm, and every one of them
had a cut at him; he was cut to pie
ces by the whole of thenu ' A'correspond
ent says: "It would strike terror into the
heart of the devil himself to go into that
house where 230 poor women and children
were put to death in the most cruel man-,
ner by them; tho whole of their clothing
wns torn to pieces by them, even the hairs
of the head pulled out by the root, ihe"
heads and bodies haded and mangted to
Cruel. The Administration has already
begun to execute its determination to make
the working men feel tho hard times, am!
discharged upwards of fifty carpenters fiom
the Norfolk navy yard on" Thursday. - Tba
same process is to be repeated at other na- .
tional works. JNapoleon, mo uospoi, alle
viates the sufferings of the people by set
ting thousands at work upon public ini
nrovenients during periods of pecuniary die-
tress; but our Democratic administration
thinks only of keeping the money in the
treasury, and sends iu laborers adrift o
starve. Springfield Rep.' .'.-,',