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iHmocralie party, ami to general anil local nn... rOnt.tMiEn kvk'hy TiiwirthAV Tonus of Subscription : ddkyear, (In ndviines,).. Hit months ,.$2,00 ,. 1,00, UnttiH of Advcrl tMlntr I One fiqunrp. three, woolss S 1 W Knch ndilltlonnl Insertion , Onn wiunrc, three mouths a W , (inomiunro, ix (uonin.. . n "" One Rqunro, twelvo months lino fortli column, one year, , mi (m , ft) (ill I . IH) Wli one nair column, imu ymr. Ouo column, one year .roil JMtl NTI Js'CS Of overy description executed In thu best .style nnil on Teiwihnble terms. Tho KaumiiuIiush hirirrrclroulatlon limn nny other paper In this Koctlmi of the Xtato. It Is now, nnd hns heu for thlrtj'.ntno onimeeullvo yoirs,tlio oUlolnl piTof lliuotiunt.v. . , , Business Directory. OFFICIALS. T KMKn A. KSTIM JOUST. MAKWHI.I..... I'luhntrJllililr. nvviillniiAtliirnrii, iiimti tlrrk. Sltrriir. luilllor. . TrctfurT, HKY P. .MODOWKM Kontssos KiiK-vciu Groiiok Ilv.r.11 OllAKt.KSS, Voltll'KIItt Or.nit'lR t.. Cook .lOSKIMt KtMKllKlt, 1 JRSSEA. HAIllllS, .lAC-OH KtSMKIt, ) Jleeiii icw. . AjDiiiittioiiir' donx S. mill tJitrvrynr. AllAM IHiKTS.. .-...'....,.1. Zz.b.(ftoiiir. PHYSICIANS. J. O. BIOIIAM, IID... PUYUllAN .t SUlKiKOX.-Mlllrrkliur;:. Ohio, c 'rrspectlully announces Ills reaillucs to give prompt tt;)itlnii to professional mlK Otnco On .Imltsoli .street, live doors west of .1. Mulvniic's. tn-'yl DILE 6. SAUNDERS, MILLr.UKlll'ltO.OIUo. Cnn lie found id Yer. Klu'i Drill!. Store. Jun. , '"I. J A3. B. WOODS, M. D , rilYSIf'IAK A srilHIION, Mlllershnn:, Ohio. Ulllce On Clay Ntreet, suiitli of Com I Hon v. A. A. CRUMP. M D., Or.it.MAN" AND MNOI.ISII llur Nc I'llVSI CIAN, Mlllerilnirir, o. oilli-e -011 Kiist einl of Mnln 8t I iloors iilo e piiljlirMninre. il-'Ji .. J. P0MEHENE, M. , I'HYFUCIAN .t St'llOKON, Mllli rlmi!, Ohio. Olllce On Main street, I ilnor i:al ol Hank. Hcslilcuie that lorne 1 Ij ocettpleil liy JL"""""" -- Wa. UK1HES3H, M. D , ,'!iFIt'V.l):u,111:ol':,oi;,,.loc' Olllce On Main -ilreet, lu Ihe loom lonui'i l iK'wnpleil py Ilr. llollll. B-7. DU. D. W. MEKEDITir, ltOI.MK-SVIl.l.li, ()., niiliiiitiiees bis iniillncMi to i I vi' prompt all 01 ion to proli s.il on al calls, V. W. YODEH. M, L'., IMIYHICIAN A- HI'HOIION, llerlln. Holmes County, will kUu piompl attention In lie .Il eal culls. Jnn.a.1. 't yl ATTORNEYS. L. R. IfOMJLAHD, ATTOKNI'.Y AT LAW AND MM'AltY I'l H1.IC. .MIlleiHliuri;, O. Olllce over Walkup.v I'lami-( Kan's IliinhvarcSloie, Majei'M llo, k, I'UI. S. II. SHEKLOCK, ArroiiNr.Y at law and At"nioiti.i:n .MILIl'AltY CLAIM AIIK.NT, will pay parilc (ilar atlentlnn to the piic.i eulloii ot rolthi-r' elaliii" nt-alnst the iro ei iimenl. 1 olli cliuus of nil klmlH irouipily made. 1 lltlce, 1 11 Irvlue'N lllock, one iloor I'iihI of Dr. Jtlc Iicnoh'm olllce, W-Vl 4 T. x AxwEi.t. 1 l i.. ii iii:i.i.i:ii 111:1.1.1:11 MAXWELL & HELLEK, ArroilNKYH and col'N.sKLl.oKs at I.AW, .MlllcrsiMIIK.WIIIO. (mice, lllllieioilll lioose.i up stalls. iioi:. 1.. K. CI1ITCIIHKI.II. I I IUNIKI. H. lllll.. CiltTOIIFini.D & UJtL, ATl'oltNKY.S Al' I.WV. .Ulllci'liiiri;, Ohio.- o.ti -In Cilteliilel.l 4 lioililluu. I'l C. f. VOHIIKS. . 111:1:11 V00IWKJ !i HEED, ATnilWKVS AT LAW, MlllciMmic, olil.i Olllci l inn- doom I ie.1 ol III'' ilaou. J-l THOMAS A. T A V 1.0:1, NOTAItY Id'III.IC, llolmcMVille, O. Procures back my, bounty, (k Iiiioiis, Ac, Ac. 1K1 ANDItEW J. H2LI.. Nor.MlY 1'1'III.IC, Land ( ..oe) aiicer, ami Cliilm Amuil, MIllciilmiK, i Mil. i. Olllce In County ItccniiU'i'''. olllce. ' IIGHIIY F. POUNDS, I.Il!i;N.Si:iAI'CI'IONi:i:it. Address Ml. Ilnpe, Holmes county, oniu. in-i JESSE A. 1IAHH13, i.Kjr.N.sKD .MicrioNi:i':ii. aiiukks niiii- vilbl. MoIiihis eollnlv. Olil.t. iii 7 HOTELS. EJIVIUE HOUSE, J. CI'LIIMlNn. I'i.'inlitoi', Minisii. THliur, o. Deiieial SliiKeOUI. . . I, M III-Vil-II OHIO HOUSE, IZ. W. l-'ollllS, Propilclor-WcHt ..ml of Main Mice!, MlllcisliurK, Olil... .'i, a JEWELRY, &c. A. B. ray, DKAM'.ii.lM WATCIII'-ri, Cl.oi'KH, .H:VI.LIIV, ,li' Main mrifl, MllliiHl.uit'. on in. :i M N. P McUOIlMICK, DKAI.KIt i. WATidll.s, CI IICI.S II- w I I iiv Ac., Main sir. i t. Mill, i ...m u 1,1',. HARDWARE. w.,.,.,,,,r I.km rit is If ltl"v Uil N li s i i i l iiv Aitrli-iiliiiriii liii,l.iniiiiKAc.. Millersiaii'ii.o! WALKUP i KI.AWAOAM, jikalkiwis itAitnwAiii . ikon, ci-n.i'.itv.1,, .vgrlcultiiiiil lni.u in. iitK, ; Ac . Mill. ..,..: . Commission Merchants. WHOLE & CARY, Forward in"; ami ('nmiiii.sMun .Merchants, lll.Al.KHM I '. iSW, 'V.(, Vimir, White r II iitil' .inn I'ltichaii'i's of Flour, Wheat, Rye, Corn .. I ik. ... nlld O.tt.S,' OI.OVKIl A .Ml) II.UilUIV NKKII. Euttar, t'tfgJ. Lard, au.l Tulljw, .llnl nil ldudh ol Duct l-'inll, mi. . i.'ifsiie (IK 31 ) MILLLIOIIIlin. O. ,.. H,i'"" - ,,,. 'a"1!'! MK.VItr IIBlMKIt. I II M IIU I.N II HI: ii. & d. mT.y.in. Produce and Commission Merchant: KI.OIIU, (.'ItAJ.N, .11 ILL Si t IT.s, salt, nmi iriiur. ir.iTKtt i.i.hx, ac. Ami I'mdi.iMi. . Wliont, Itye, I'oi-ii, Onls, tVool, HKKDS. lilillin FUrV, li u t 'i r. it i- ii ii a .. :.i ui.i.vv ,;".V ,.V.V.... MISCELLANEOUS. W. It rOMEUOY. 3(r('l( NC (, A i.fl.ll i l K m3 M,ll.. 1'., . , iih,., oi'S'it;i: -ip stirKiii",e in i.i, iio.m'H uiii.c. (JfcllUI.K Wr.lMdl. 'l II.MU.l.s ( lllll.Mr, WEIMEU & KBIMMTZ. DISTIIiLERS, '.T-Cltf Mll.l.KHSIII.II.I, OIII.I. OKOIIUi: WKIMKIt, ilKoit'ir. c. 11 Ull.K. WIIIIKII, V( ("lull, ;i:o. vi:mi:it :. wnoi.ixAi.i: UriluKlhlH nnd (ii'ueerB, ukai.kus in Foreign & Domestic Wines ).in.ui)r &c MAItlCKT .SritKCT, AKUO.N, o. Connertcd with huinioll Co. Oil Worl;of DRUGS. AIKDICINKS l'AINTS, DVK-STUI'TS. PKRFIJ.MICllY, suit everything elo ioiihIIv kept In n rein 1 DruK Htor, which Ihey will cll ns cheap a. they un Ix, purchased In the coiinly, Mtianevlllo Kub.at, im-it J. 'f. llMd d: Co.. ItuUm'TH lf Pel riil.,11111. 1.1 ""BitV w iii. c- ',...c OILS. SI.I.I.I MM I I..S, "'ieWS' una JVnulo j)Ue.u.c-. llll'cs"7Frin- nwt " . - r --. t nry y UL, . MILLERSBURG, OHIO, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 18CG. mm NO. 52, Select Poetry. The Black-Edged Envelope. BY WM. E. PARKER. Willi circuit I bloke Iheneul It brought A (riinni'i's I111111I I knew It not iinl Hupcrdcrllipil In pnlenililreH Thlssiibln pbuiitotu ot illstrcss, This iiii'iw'liCOT of ebon hue, With Inl" or ileiitb, so brief no tnul It Mils tlinslunet ol tin- 1 1 in I : My thrnblillni hen rt Its Meret reiul. Nor, I line, nor nise the wntinil hns henleil Tlnit Its iinwel''omeiie(vs revenleil: Ah! iiii'inory palntK, u'llh cruel 7ct, 'i his plctiiro ol my Noulillstrusseil; Anil like n mirror will fetM A nlmllereil hejirl, 11 yotms life wreckeil, When Ill-it lis tniiiille o'er me tell, .Itial lil.e Home uelreil lll-oiueneil knelt. I.lkn Hlm.lnof nlhl loehrrcfiil ilnj, Jt haile nil .toy aviinnl iiu'iiyj Ami learn tlien jihed imvu lelt'n'fitnln Which Consolation lights In miIu. Hut Mope fair Hope lias bill me know That Ileiivcli has rest for every woe; Its porlalN reunite above The paiteil huutwof klliilrul Love, Our fin cs there will not turn pnlo Al Inity uoteol iiii mull; Its holy lluhl Nhall blast Ihe i-liaile Toal black e.l4i''l envelop.' has niaile, ! I I 1 ! 1 I I I Miscellaneous. [From the Statesman.] The Dominant Party in the Legislature Afraid to Investigate. wist.'. I i' , by an independent I'diiluitlee. Ileremaik-1 '"' i'X.'Voission of the enmmittee as to a," "''I'd'y 'hu I'ntiiiinit fiinih, and the substitution nl an iniiiiry into the sys 1 ten of ,,. .-,, tn'm in thiiileptitinents wasi , ,,.,r..,,( ...i r,r..i,...i .i.,..,c..... . "' 7."' iK'.'siuy law. lie lurtlier said, 4c.that delicacy on such a siiltieet was lemaik 'able, thai lie thought the Republicans had 1 bet oine I'miilliir with ollicial ileliuiiieiicies ; 'that every breeze was laden with discovery ... (. i i .i... :...,! ,...i 1 r..l l.,wiied )ml 1m.iihii, i.-i i-.i innii.i, n.,.1 lliat tho penplo .lemandcd a reduction in all' and would hold tho majority iu fcSrh'wllStpl'.S , Mr. M.IIcit said that the princ pal obieo- ln report lias tho omission of th.i. ' vor wai nn (ii in rxniuinn inn rniiPiior. TIu- rollowing vesolution w,m oO'ercd in . ... , 1 11 1 o ( . 1 e 1 1 miu will" ncii.iu:, n 11011. 11. I . V I livillieio on the 1 1 1 It nf January : .vwic, Thai iiichiamiiiiucommiticcen I'ei iiii.l sniaricHbe, ami 1 liny 111 e hereliv Inutruclcil amolllll of NalarlcH all'l li-es rert leil In IheHhitc 10 e.:ii,iuie alio ri'inni. 111 an early nay, 111c Milllaiy I -1 j. 1 r 1 1 1 1 nl, by all pciMius wlioiuo- l?.u?lV?"!?,r. ees, or e I mi lab ir; ami wicthcr any peioii or iici'oiin lire eninliK ed ami paid oil I of in 1 1 1 1 11 r or othercontliiucnl luniN; 11ml Ifsu, how much ami bat lor. And nl-o, Ihe number, chain ctcr and duties ol all clei l.-s ami oillceis III the Httdi Military 1 1 " .( 1 1 111 1 11 1 , and the iiumli"r ol Ihe IJovciuor'Hslad; and whether such oltlces nn.l loltloiis 111-iy not be rciluced lii niitnbci' ami .pciise. I The limit xl ta:;-payers of Ohio regard this n'Miluliun as both ni.'ciiss.'iry and proper; and the new members on thu .Massachusetts 1 side of the Senate, who had not yet been drilled by the li. publican party niurijzurs in and about the Capitol, were, di'iuiscd to I let it pass believniL'.doubtles.', lliat the aels 0 aeis in tno oinceis in ineir ennicowniiiii noari I investigation ! l.ut lliu nldcir ami morn ex- periciiced Senators of the dominant party ,.r, , e IlllcrilOSed O llectlOIIS 1(1 K! n'-n- i ..:,....... ..... .i "'"". MioHiuy, iiiiiioiinieiiiy, iniii nits ic noii. in i iiu I'Aaiiiina ion eoiiieui.i.iicii ny .nr. i iiieiiiieiu, wouiii nu nxeeiMiingiy nam-1 aeing li; lieniMic.ui olliee holders ami llie licpilblie.'in ititi lv. I he mover of (lie reso- liitiin and Judge iflclt alily sustained it. iiiiI, slimvcil by nreiimeiits and illustrations iluLiiiipoi imico nnil neeossity of tin's inve.s- tigation. lint 1'iiity strategy pievailed, and I a b iiu imiiorily wiisiihtaiiied in lavorol eon i'ikiiiiik in'' lesoiiiiniii 10 nu- e;i lacuui.s nickel ol the I hairiiian ol the couuillllee oil iiblie Kxieiiditure.s, after first amending it hi us in cut off tuv(!.stig;itiou, mid allow the Governor lo .-end in such a report a.s he might deem pioper. After a week's incu' ation, and after hold ing "a council of war," at which the Gov ernor and other State otlicers lo lie investi gated were present, it was decided that it would he my damaging indeed to resist iu- obligation altogether. It was thereupon resolved, that a ubstitiile I'or .Mr. Ciiteh- helil s le.iiihllioil should be leporteil hy tliel t liiiliniuii ol Ihe eoiuhiillee on rubliit I'.x piMidituio', wbiib should .inni lo provide. lor investigation, but which should cut off c in vest igiilion eon! em plated bv the oiigin-1 ..I I...:.... l i .':.,. .i ... .... liai.L.e.no.d. the eom.oilleo's v !,k,' . inellcclivo substitute was reported last I nii'sdav. Mr. Ciilehlii'lil promptly moved lo refer back, with instructions to report upon all llm siiliieels ol inipiiiy emliraeeil in the orig inal rcMiliitiuii; and he sustained his million ''-v "'felling In G. Volney Diirsey'se.-iso; Ihe .lji. ill-Ill r. lie l-iMCIlll"ll III I lllll s.'lh lejIIUICU ny mat imni .i a ."Mate liepiirtiuent, ami the ivsiilt ofanevaiiiinaiioii of the Treasury , ;'. . ' ' .. ;'" '". . ' 'K '. "ii ) - ...... . u ........ ...i.j m. .uupaiL.u inc.-enriiuio iiiiiK.! urn ( :i i ii i n.'i 1 1 1 ill was reported, was s,, c ent lo slainn I he com ...,.. .... i ,i . ' ..e i . . . report i ...;.i. .1... .1..'. :.i. .(..... .( i.:..... ' ...i elleet of I he original loolutiuli. nui. in.- .n-z-iii in it-n-,!i inn 1 1 l'iw i anil u....i ).;..,: c i i i: .. ,. .,. ,' . ., . iii.iii'i -.. mu u i.i-, u.-. e.siicuillll ll, tlioi i .i , i mi l 1 1 i" ,ii'i,..iui n i t u 1 1 1 1 . . i . i e (it ... v,.Mil.Ilt(! it w, , ,. lis ,,1,;,.,.,!,,,, 1 1 i : . ... :.. could he made ill defalcation in lb eveiy e:i-e, and I lull the rdatu treasury might I liavo been conceal MMero.Mr. I lollistcr intcrpo-cil. sav iug there ' wa, no .1. lalea.inn; to which .Mr. t "i itehfield .replied, thai every depo-it in a bank is .defalcation to ihiit amount and a violation i ill l .... r..ll" (( .. v ""' "' every nioiniug with a new tide of rohliervi tlu) foits and bastiles and penitential ii'.v vrorejamiiicilvvithluyalaiiililigiiilieil (liieves: and that it ought lo bo understood that' vyheiiover "loyalty" or "coppeihcad" isiieil from Ihe mouth, tho heait was rotten and the Iiody ready fur incarceration. And, as in lllustialioii, ho asked pardon for referrim again lo the eminent Chairman nl'ilm l.mvd' , League and of the Republican Stale tVnt'rui v oiiiuiiiice. n no. iiuring mo two years l ie 'speaker had the honor of presenting tho I leloil.TTiti., h.irtv in (li., i.IV..... ..' ........... :, , (","'. w s, ... ....... ,,, j ll,.,i..r.il tut. I. ,t ...w..: . .. ... . , .. ... r Vv"' ' 1 lubiise, and ulhly. and he on tho Domoer.it- party, ami each siiiveeding morning In' least ii the profits derived from tho viola I tinii .d'law. That Tod and Rroiigh had ex- Pei.(ic.i iinnienso sums ot me contingent mini, protiaiuy bly $l.',ti,()0(); that nobody knew, for. except fro... their own gen- flits; that demoralization and u bat it was 'oral statcinoilt ofthodiircreut Departments, but those, were general in their nature mid the examination should go back of theso in order to Ui clfec live. it. ; ,, ..... r .1 . r i Ho Raul the report of tho disburse- mcntoftho contingent fund showed largo juuis of money cipcndcd at Lincoln's and 1. 1 1, col n 4 nt,il y ' 1 , , i ; ; , J f Hroiig1i'iHriiiicia!s,lmt(.iowciliiothin?a1ioutl tho particular application of those funds;! lliat largo sums ofmoiiov wcro expended by money wcro expended try 1 lmt nobody know what , 1 oil ami nrougii Cor, and a general uxamiimtion ol'vouchoM , would givo no mtisiaetnry account ol tlio iiv nr s'i O ic nn' neeniiiit. n f in nioncy; tliat the report ol' thu ciniiiiiitteo had omitted this very important class of ex-1 pcmliturc.s, and that no Ciir examination , could bo madu if made ns the committee 1 promjscl. ; iKjupil, j ir. .May also urged a full examination; L .siiluuieiit had transpired to cause sus-' 1 .Mr. May nl: 1 that .siiluuieiit cases weru an example of what might bo looked fur in olhor J)cpattmcnt; that no, correct re.ult could bo obtained by a one- sided examination, and if .so mado no per-' son would have eonfidonco in the rnstilt. I The Republicans remained firm and stupid in the glare of this exposure of their U.10i. 1 Mr. Jlel'arland offered an aniendnicnt to iniiiiio into the expenses of Iirougli in tho Holmes county rebellion, Mr. Critclilield informed him that i.rotigli was not entitled to that, infamy; that Tod ti-u llm t-brl.tl'nl in.ni.rn.lni" Mwit in win sorry to see the Senator so little acquainted with the history of thatajlair as to mistake the d'ovei nor who committed tho crime. That it suited Tod's capacity, and was got ten up lor paitisau purpose; and while lainnable outrages were eoiiitnitted, and thu whole proceeding was contemptible and a disgrace to the histoiy of the war, it was nevcrthelus the most brilliant act uf Tod's A'ltoiiii.-'triition, and suited tho calibre of tlni Republican parly. The amendment was lost. I 'ending the motion to refer back, ineffect ual and fraiie attempts were made to lay on the table, mid Cummins, ol'Shelby, Repub lican!, made a feeble attempt tu assail tho Dcmurntju party. .Mr. Ci itclifield's motion, to refer back, w;ls voted ilov. n. i VM 1 11' 11 at r 1 i i u.i.-1 it Mien, in niiuei, e iij i ai ling, anil other Democratic Senator.-", con- tinned to tnur hot .shot into the rotten hull of teiublieaiiism, completely explodillir the evasive reasons given on thu .Massachusetts side of the Senate for defeating an exposure of Republican nlli e-holdersanil Republican delini)iiency. Thu committee)' s senseless and iiicli'eetivo substitute which was ilie tuted by Governor Cox, according to JJepub liean aiitliniilv win linallv adopted, after (lie Domociats had slininnl the Republicans' into so amendiiig it, as to provide loraianu .. ;i... ..rii "... .. . .1 J. .1... u-.. coinniittco ol tinii' on the part ol the Son- iitc, insU'ul ol'onf, as the terrified officials bad inonosed. ' ( In I'r'nl.iv. the resolnllon as it unssnil llm s,eiiati! eamu un in the Inu-n. am was niil.i through "on tho fust, line" by I bo party managers who manifest such a strung in-! .lincl "In , .r " 'I'l... I.I... .1- ....... 1111... 1 " v,v ..... . .o hiimii up - ,i n, 0 unike the Joint l uiiimittee eon-1 sit ol itrrr ,ciiiitors and si.c iiopicsciita- si'.r Reiiicsciita-I lives; hut no aiiiendment was permitted bv tho AUiority, to provide for a Immi fine in vestiiraiion. iusteiiil nl" n Cneie.i! .' Ii is well iindei'sii.Mil. ih if .i-iwl..',,, d voritiM and political hangers-on fed and aliened on I ho Public .Monej Tin; tiniiiint I'i siis, e. duiiiig tho Adminis- tr.ilions ul'Govurnors Tod and Rroiigh; that ,p, up o sauries were nanl in iiianv e.iueu uhere thorn was nol iloolile service oi., l',.ro,. 1 ed, or not even servico at all; that the Poo-I plus money was uselessly nnil recklessly siuaiiierci ny ltl,',lloill-,- lliuciais, ill pro 1 1 1... I II! IV. . ( . mole and insure pm tv success, anil to put "greenbacks" into the pockets of political loafeas. All Ibis the tax payers of Ohio have hc'ird of, and they now demand to h ive it investigated; ami they will hold the Republican majority in thisllcnera! Assem bly to a fear fu! responsibility for persisting; in "covering up-' the misdeeds of Republic- nit State officers. A Ruling Sin. , ii I ) 'I'hero are many sins which have this al s ubingcli iracter. whose propensity it is ever to eneioaeli more and mure on the legions ofthemoial and spiritual life, not a yet posseted by them, never content until thoy have reared their trophies on the wreck anil ruin of every noble faculty and power. All sins, perhaps, havo more or less of this character. Vet we may signalize two or threi meei ning hi.:li it is eminently true. a n ii such a sin. 1 his may seem to usol'ieua little wor-e than a liarmlessfoible, jet physicians will tell you that there is no sin which gives mure to the mad house than does this and how many through it shall havo mi.-i-ed the crown of life, only tho la it (lav snail declare. The t.nv-e.ir luvrv I. ...tnlli.- ....1. .. , . . , . - . ., ,. 1", V." Y " "" ' ' ' ."""iiuion ill lliu soul ilomiuioii 1 where It rules. is itird : ever resent ni- n,o,el I , i. .,.. , .-in iv-umuij; ii.oiu , and more i ( ... 1 .,,, in. .i.Mii ii uci inn, ,i ny geiier- ! " " ."". nlH " inn.ieiine.ss , ' giving, anj , ihe part ol Imu who ine.-mi iiulee.l (., .ill..u. i ' I .. . . , ,. , . I .1,1 . , . , . 'd.l he.iraway in his heart ol hie, a.s solo III.) l.lsTHK T1IK l''l.l'.Slt. illdlll land mini 11 I (IIIIIIMI i IIMII. iHowcd, pioves ofiiuies another such a sin; ".'"" 'earful tendency to I I !?, V' vmk;l"r'' "' "M? ' ' " !,lu' b',rl '."J1" ,1' w,,, 1 rro tho spirit ol unclean n is a icariiii lenuency to liccome such : , impure f nicies, i has nice,, lum inlinos "IC.....J thy servant fioiu presumptuous sin-, let they get dominion over me. A Ruling Sin. Strong Characters. SOU IL lllnil 111 nntvoili wt-n,.l il" solied rock. uiaMering hiuiselr.' Or bear- i"K" a boneless daily trial rcnu ii v',1 .nt "i keo.,Iy,Mn,sU,ve, with many powers of i... dignation in him, can be i.rovoked, and yet piiumk invii. tiiu Mitriiiini lcrtws. aviv -' v..v.. .v .nun, i- weak. ion iinisi uieasinu the strength of a man by the pow ie 'r of the feelings lie subdues, not by tho power of those which subduo him. And hence ounpoMire is very often tho highest , sj,,,i'.it, ..I' ... ; (J e . Stiength ol ch.ira ler consists of two Sn7' I' ,-e' ,,ic' '.'w " n"uU' C i! l itJ ,v ',' f V lhW ",cr,!; 1 . ,J , . stiong eoinmand over them. .Now, it is hero w.) mako (ho great mistake; we mis - tilkC stroll'. IoiMIUL-.s lor slrn.l" eleiivicler I man whii bears all before bin?, before whoso frown domestics tremble, ami whoe limsk of I'lirv make chiM red of flu, liiiiivi.liiilil quake became he has his will oltcyrd, and nis own way in ti l things wo ea b in a ' Mrong tnan. Tin, truth is, he is tl.e ! weak (lein- il w l.ia ......l .1.... . , . "... i..i-.-i,iu, lum siroug; lie, (ii.iw(.,r...l 1... ,i : (. . , rcsuu oi strength, Hid wo noversco auran reccivo a llagniut insult, and only crown Itlllo pale, and then reply .pxiotlv? That is "man spiritually strong. Or did wo nevert nevert luilirrtton. N I I stenohitid. tj n .l..ll..t.n'l....l i . " iii.n i.iii.ic.iu ii. iu ,TII0 tho su. ;s coar. i0.lsOI, ,i1Q .... ' ' netic nmllo tha u d.s u wh I . :.. . wrapt in darkness. Bill Arp to His Old Friend. 1 """rt 1 ,at Mm0 , K"10,"1. Y-rC na ;':' n15,;,,ia"a" l 1 ''"i hrm'ihttrnanl l' h-asV j1 A j "1"? i n i.,1, Tl .tK- in l.i flW l Amis -htlmson. who I sudixho aro soma ills by way ol unburliieniii my sorrowlul rellox l tions. I'ortho lust low years you havotrav I clod round light .smart nndiTnust liavo mado a heap of luminous obforvalions. I hear (ways, .Mr. Happy, cndcivorcd. to see tho bright ride of every piktcr if it had any, but there is ono pr two subjecks about which I had nigh gin it up. I want you to tell mo if yon can, about what time arc the bl.ick lofiublicans goin to quit jierseciitin our people' What are thny Vyonnectictit I 1 1...U......1 j I . i i 1 uiiiyiuu.i i nun i inrow u up m nuonuy, i sun- I IlOM1 that mlr Pr,,,:,!,',,. nr., .Inf.. ihe Jt 7 -uu. .ioiim haiim nun : 1 want. 10 write to you personally about Fonio tilings that'H weight! 1 on lne. I look upon you as a iricini, aim 1 icei jikc urui a iricill . a II I ICCI iiku urunnin a low 1 nos you arc iinw iivin 111 isa-nviiic, wnero you j'ou arc now iivin 111 iu'iiuuc, wuero you can see all sides of everything and read all tho papers ; whore you can study Paradise o evr.ilastiii iirnd with US about? Old bkowball says ltsTortrcason thai wc'vcgono'"orTce! ami none, and tuat 1. am tho slowest per-, seeviii man ho ever seed not'to liavo fouud it nut. Isow treason is a mity bad thing and any man found guilty of treason ought to bo ' to by a preacher right undcra gallm, then bo allowed to stand on nuthin for few hours by the clock. Shure cnuf trca-' son I mean. Treason whera a man slincs around on the sly in time of war and takes sides agin his country. Just as though for instancu, L sliould have worked agin my Biivriu State artcr she had seceded, and had fctold her powder or descried her in her lime of peril, while sho was defendin herself against the combined assaults of tho world, tho Hash and thu devil. L wouldn't have blamed nobody for haiiain 1110 for the like, you? 15ttl Skuwball says wo aint got no siivrue.u States that the war hav settled (iiction agin us on that pint. I don't think so my friend. I admit that we aint nothin in partikler now, but we did havo1 nigh a hiuidrrd years this country have been dubatin society, cm these questions. I'roni tiietimunf, Hamilton and Jefferson down to 18(51, the right of a State to dissolve her own partner.ship havo been argued by powerful minded men, and there has been more for it than agin it. More Presidents more Senators, and more statesmen, more judges and nioru paoplo. .Massycliusotts and bellered rouin to, gut out, but williu and they ever, lb.it old Nutineir did stav nut iibout. two hours and a hull. A ell the Smith went out mity unwilling-1 1.V, Mr. Happy, as you know. She had .ecu lu le l.l.rl, I I, .l,.,! ,,f l',,r 1a.. ;.n ...... ...w.v.. .. and theio was a big puny that wanted us to go out and stay out. go out and stay out. I'.verybody kuowswe didn't get along in peace, so wo concluded lo do like Abraham and his brntlmr-in-Jaw; to soparatn our households. What thoy wanted us for I never could sec, and can't seoyit. I woufdii t liavea linger or a dog to stay round mu that dnlu t want to. Some say they wanted us to strengthen cm iigin their enemies in case of a fiirrin war. Does any man in his sences expect us tohel till! blade ri'iniblieans whin anvlioilvV Have wo got any worse enemies than they are? I hey cant make us fight if wc dont want to. W ..'.... i'.,... C ( ( .( 1 !.( ... Wo ve font cnuf and mado nothing by itbut glory, and we ainta going to jino in another war to gratify other people. Doilds says before he'd pull a tiiggor for 'fluid. Stevens, he'd have his soul transmigrated to a bench leg u lisle, ami bark at his daddy s mules Dill) years. I wonder if the exnenenee nl tho last four years aint satisfied these fellows that our buys are a dangerous set to bo turned loose in time of war. Wouldn't you think, that, as a matter of nolicv. thev would snft-sodder us a little and ipiit their slandcrin. If we do light fur em, there is one thing certain (hey inii-d be put where David put Ciiah, and our boys nxr.it con sent to nrike ii charge or two behind em at tlio pint of thu hagnct. , Rut 1 want you to tell me. John, if f am right about the hi.-toiy of this business. It aint a long. story aijd I'll tell it the way 1 see it. Old Powrylan went oll'one day with some .-hips, and look a few beads and iusc- I ":lrlH. '",,1 'I'lmeht up a lot ol captured nig gers irom mo i niieiunts or some other tots, and stolen few more from the coast of Afii ky and brought, em over and educated em to woik in the field,. iinl cut wood, and skeer bars anil so forth, but nntiuchidin votiu nor iniisterin nor tho jury bi-ness nor so foitli. Well, iifler a while, Ihey found that the i eoiu windsand eodlisli airs ol iow i.nglaud , dtdent agvro wiih llm nigger, and so they ' begun to slide em down South as fast a. - ,,ws:, , Ci..,- il,..,. l,.,,l nl,l , .,.,.1 .,( . : .Y" - -V 7 , " rt"r monej', uiey.iincii iiio cnurcn and got iinetilicd iibout slavery, sorter like tho wo man that got converted and then give all her novels away to her unconverted sister. Well, the Old Dominion ami sich of her l'.. .!.:... l f.ir... ... roui at ii axon j. nu, ami .iciiersou, ami Madison, and Randolph, bought em mid worked em to sali-faetiui , whereupon old Pew gut jealous and bega, to preach agin it to b.cak it down. Tlio fikt il they would I cut work gals in their fiktories if it wiircnt so profundi.!, for thev are con-eientiouslv oppo.-cd to everjthing that dont put money 111 their pockets. After a while ihey went iu ineir pockets, ' .. '"M"", innnaK nisness, uiakiii ii.ooov i'ik.uisoi poor lasiTiiieu niggers get I tin, a bundled lashes liiruiithen, tm.t niourii l in for the first born bec.itiso they were not. Then they -started tho stoalin program, and ! whilo we wcro tryin all iho big courts nnd ,;. nmrs , L,it , ,k siklv mellattef V "f )' thej-v ero stealin IVom live lo fifty a day. and ,'overiii their ' eiireasos all over with mggcr larceny, and sl11i; .i, (.,;. ,: !,. n nl0;j . .....j, ,,.,,.. .. ,,.,, :M1: tiitiou as high as Hainan's gallits. ami hem nicd it in, and laid scigo to it jest like an army would be-ege a city to starve out the inhabitants. They kept peggin at us until wo got mad shneuull' mad and we re.-olv TV . i e i " K,,U ,r0"' C'":,ml ,i,,,d, our 0WM il.tUOO. . v.,,.. ,.i iow. an Now, all ibis time wo had some good friends among em some who Mvoro we were imposed upon, and said we had good causo to dissolve tho partnership. They said if wo did secedo nnd the abolishments made war upon us, they would stand by us "Vw.'IT?,, Ui; , n,! Vht wmil?h iv,.,i. ' .. , il nnd throw their lives and fortunes ami their honors right in tho breach, and the lit would Ve over their dead bodies amj forth and so on. My memory is bad, taut relation to the Presidcutof tho United States of Atneriky, but a man aint respons ible for (lie lent ennilncl nf lii relfiltnna 1 , .!.... I . .. .( .,.. i .... KHJ , K ,t " "? , ' . o - ken up his record. siivreenniiiius neiore me war, aim inosworu aint fcottlod nor unsullied no great prinei- jiles. J hero aint no trial ol right or wrong by wager ol battles now-a-cl'iys. I'or mity i . i . .... nuiu 101 jl at. uiiu iiiiiu, i ami paweu iiirr. ama'.in thoy iotiiid out Rarcus was didn't go. 1 believe, how-' The idea Of apnlyfn mtcrTft'crlmo to which had been a disunion for twentyycars! Tho idea of applyin tieason to the Old Do talked minion, tho muther of States and of Wash and ington and Jefferson and Madison and Mar 11 shall and Patrick Henry, and all tho Loos. tions hav been for lido years niakin special nnangoincnts for rcceivin their sanctified souls in Paradise? Tieason the dickens! Where's your dictionary? Where's Danl Web.stcr? Where's the history of the Amcr wotild kun revolution? No it aint trocson nor reeson but its do the vilisli infernal inhuman hate. What do they keep Mr. Davis in jail fur? I hear tary (loins; out tno trcmungiiis pressure 01 , surrounding ciroumslaiices. Dum the cir- i cumtaneo.. Aint Mr. Iwvis a great audi good man.' 11 Andy .Johnson aint an mil- " i ..... . i "i-i.. a . i luo , nuiiu iiiu iiiuiiiuiv oi uiu iiuxim Lout are naying at mm in ins uunguon win siiik mtoolilevioiu ,1 think so that s what I say. and I'll bet on it. and Charles O'Connor and Well, tho warcomo on and show cnuf i.ogan anil Uusliiu and iMcJ.ornand and Jlutlcr and Company buzzed aiound nwhile hko bumble .bees till thoy wcro bought up ami then they lit over on tho other side. Ihey got thon'.rcward and they aro welcome to it so far.as I am concerned. How is it now Jlr. Happy? Thoy con quered us by tho sword, but they havent convinced us of nothin' much that I know of. All is lost tavo honorj nnd that they can t steal from us nor tarnish. If thoy had held out tho hand of fellow- mauo Incmls and bur- tho very nun becun to holler the nountiT to tho other, just like they had made a bran now diskoVCry. It seemed to strike cm all of u hudden hko an Xpost fakto law, and they wanted to go into a general hangin business and keep it up as long ns they could find rono and timber. Now tho idea of several millions Anim i. 'kill frcome bcim: cuilty of treason at cloven great suvrecn btutcs, which met 111 solem convention, and in tho light of day 'dissolved a Onion they, had created, and and who gavo all the territory in the north- west for nuthin! Is sho to bo scamlalixod I by these new light christians, who aro com-1 pounded from all the scum of all creation, and think that Paul and Peter and llevela- sum say that it aint Mr. Johnson s volun del, woiildont ho .swap chances for heaven ! with him and givo nil his earthly, estate to boot? If Mr. Davis' honor and integrity, and patriotism, and true courage were weighed in a ballanco against Sumner's and ! Stevens',, and nil of his enemies, wouldcnt ho outweigh em all? Wont his conduct-in I Mexico, and in the late war, and his nobili-! ty-ot character live long anil bright in Ins- all tho women in the country will go my In vcs. Rut there aint no particular point in all this Mr. Happy. 'It's only my opinion, I tleit'o nil 1 inv l.n n fnrie.l Cml ,.n,l f ,.' V" " - sometimes lecl lil;o L am a lool about every thing and don t Know nothin. l in tryin m v best, however, take things just as I find em, and my principal bisncss lor the last two months has been weanin niggers for to make em feel free. I put em all out to faro for themselves, hut they keep comin1 duck to lne, .inn, ic. Keeps mu wnrKin u.iy ana night to provuiu lor em. rvnnccn willui a longtiino lorein to bo Irec, il thoy could take care of themselves, and 1 don't know what Thad Stevens is a fussin about, ....t...,, i... i i i.,w !... i, . iillli:n.1 Iiu n,t;ji man i 'i i.. 1 1 1 -lu nui 'i, n Ulll 111 his iron works. If that is all wo can plead the ruins of various similar establishments lliu iiiiii,! in ttinwuo riiiiiKii iittlfllllllliwilin in these regions, and get a judgment against a a o Rut I am about through Mr. llannv. with what I had to say. Only th i .... ..iu;i-t,..i ...... iiii.. v.. v., nu.' ..ii uiiiii..k.u I.W.JI1U liiai. needed friends it's us. If we've L-ot anv I friends anvwhere, I want 'cm to show their bauds and stand by us in our trouble. in inn.-, .inn ri.ini. ii in nui liuiujiu. i c....i in... ;..,....(,. (i.n ii. . ..,.:., ..i the compass in search of sympathy, and if, is an honest statesman or a bravo ,sol-rtllu:t did- north of the line who loves his fellow men, let him open his heart and meet us on half wav ground. We aint afeerd ofbeasts or varmints of devils or deinons-of Stc- yens or Sumuer-but we arc warm-hearted and forgivin people, and lovo our fiicnds. Aint we and don t wc? Vnnra evnrl iclini.le ' ' , 1 ' 1 BILL ARP. i i j n-,,.i,-,i.,,t ,.,v p.,. ,,.-;, in his obituary, and I thought that 1 would like lor tho sad event to como oil as soon ns possible. 1 wish you would send mo a list of your members who voted fur that resolu tion declaring Gen. l.ee and Mr. Davis infa mous. Wo are gettin up n bill in the Gcor gy Legislature dcchiriu them infamous who voted for tho resolution. Fight the devil B. ARP. Another Outrage upon Senator Sumner. [Correspondence N. Y. World, Jan. 18th.] It was iny happiness to bo in tho Senate Ibis morning long enough to see Senator Sunnier, "just once," completely floored. lie rose to rebuke Secretary Mil iilloch 1 ...i... i. ....... i ...... v.. , """"' ,m ,,rT , ' ,,,r " i "K lo , "PPOint assessors and collectors of the rov- U"T. ', l U' .' W ' 1,10ttakl-'" aml M 1 "I1 UiH' . 1,0 tost ". ' "? ;, .'"L" ... . " I. )' , II Ikll lfttrJlllllllV4 I'lllil-VU II, I 111.1 I MUl 1(1 ty, .senator funnier wished to 'linng be fore the country," anil iu closing his re maiks, ho complacently assumed that he had effected his object. lie then (as usual) glanced round thu gallery for approving female smiles, and resumed his seat. And thereafter, Senator Davis stood up and stated his entire satisfaction that the Senator from Massachusetts should declare that Iheolliccrs of tho governuiont should obey Ihe laws; but ho wanted to know how many tunes Sunnier bad declared in the Sen ate that he never would, obey the Fugitive .Slave Act; how many limes' public oilicors iu Massachusetts had set aside that law; and how often, under the plea of military necessity, during tho last four years, the law's of the laud had been frequently dispensed with, with Senator Simmer s lull approval.' These questions completely dumbfounded the Adonis of thu Senate. Hu' pretended to read a morning journal, nervously turn ing over the newspaper, and no doubt turn ing over nrejdy in his mind. Rut ho re plied not a single word. Indeed, like the historical small boy, hu had uothii.g to say. A kciioolmastku as a punishment to ouo nf his pupils for using profane language, ordered him Intake a pairoftongsaud watch a hole in tho hearth until ho had caught a uioue. Tho boy took tho tongs and demurely waited for tho visitor. Directly after ho saw a mouse rcepini: nut of the hole, cautiously placed a leg of the tongs on either sido of tlio hole, he grasped tho niouso and triumphantly swinging it , aloft, ex- claimed; "l.y (.-d 1 vogot lum. " A littlo four year old pet stood looking out of thu window a low days ago, when an oxpressman stopped Just opposite, and tied up tho htirso's tail to prevent it falling in the mud. Sho watched tho onoration ltitently for a moment, and then called out eagerly : "Oh, sec, Annie ! tho '(.pressman is making a waterfall for his horse." General Lee-Letters Written In 1861. Tho Oh Guard, of Now York, publishes tno loiiowing letters, (new to us,) winch show-tho high ground taken by General Loo in tho beginning of tho Into civil war, nnd which was maintained by him to the last; ARLINGTON. VA. April 20. 1861. General Sinco my interview with you on tho 18th fust., I havo felt that L ought not longer to retain my commission in the army. I therefore tender my resignation, which request you will recommend for ac ceptance. It would havo, been presented at onco but for tho struggio it cost mo to separate myself from 11 servico to which I have devoted all tho best years of my life and all tho ability I possessed. "During tho wholo of tho timo more than a quarter of a century 1 liavo ex perienced nothing but kindness from my superiors, and tho most cordial friendship from my comrades. To no ono, genorau Inn-tiIbcCrr so mimh indebtl'fT Tftt"tD to yoursclffor uniform kindness and consid eration, and it has always boon my ardent desire to merit your approbation. 1 shall carry to the grave the most grateful recollec tions of your kind consideration, and your namoand fume will always bo dear to 1110. "Havo in defence of my native State, I never desire again to draw my sword. 15o nlensnd to .-reennt. inv mnsr nnmnet (rMmc. Ihr tllO nnnlinnnnen of vrtnr. linnninrea nt,l prosperity, and believe mc most t nil v vour R. E. LEE. "Liout-Goneral Win field Scolt. Com manding United States Army." A copy of tho preceding letter was en closed in tho following to a sister of the General, Mrs. A. M: ARLINGTON, VA. April 20. 1861. war, which willyiold to nothing, South is in a state of revolution, Virginia, alter a long struggle, drawn, and thoiirli I recnm zn nn v . ' . ni-iiriSL 11 rL'iiiiives. (IIV j have, there ore. resigned mv in the army, and serve in tivn Slain, u-ltli n ciner. "My Dear Sister I am grieved at my in ability to see j'ou I have been waiting for 'a moroconvenientscason,' which has brought to many before 1110 deep and lifting regret. Now wo aro in a state I ho whole into which has been nnenssifv for such a state of things, and would have forborn and pleaded to tho end fur redress of grievances, real or supposed, yet in my own person I had to meet the question whether 1 would take jiart against my na- tive State. With all my devotion to the I'liion, and the feeling of loyalty and duty of an American citizens, have not been able to make up my mind to raise nivhand 1 . cuuuran, my noinc. commission defence of my na- riy 1im,n ll fit in e poor services may never bo needed. 1 hope I may never bo called on to draw my sword. 1 know you will biaino me, but you must think as kindly of mo as you can, and believe that I hrve endeavored to do what I thought right. lo show you the feeling and struggle it has cost me, I send you a coin- nfmv letter lr( Jennml Sent), which no. companicd my resignation. I have no time for more. May God guard and protect vnu .mil vnin-s. nnd shower nn on you every blcssiiiL', is the prayer of your R. E. LEE. Another Argument in Favor of Immediate Reconstruction. w,,,c 1 lt cannot pass. And it is now (lis there ' I'ereeived that nothing can save tho , lconlft 1,1 ,tll's "."" ,10'" l'alruptcy and , ncc, but an immediate revival of tho t l'roduetivc industry of those sections whoso tcsources have been or five long years, so utU-rly parahzed. I ho, balance of foreign i Vai 0 hTS ,acIy "iKi""St "IV1 th- prr?' ducts of our mines being altogether instifu- Financial men have at last become fully .. . , . . (. ,, , ., awn ?f ho tliai a A"1-1 "."''Jf1? ol Vlu Kreal ""Pies oi oie, ou iui is i iiuspensauie ' ., i i as a mcW ro-stonng the credit and pros- nnritv nl.t in tntmtr. lull nnr inwinrfn. tionshavc been enornious, wc have next to - , ... . .., ., . i , , , cub-titute, until tho country has been redu; ' CU(,1 t,1.u "ccessity ot using a depreciated I ?l,u irredeemable currency. There aro lim- ' .. , .i . i . , , . its to this kind of management beyond I ClClll, 10 pay Oil (HIT HUlOllieUlieSS, WO Want and must have cotton, rice, sugar, tobacco, in auiiiuoii (o oiucr menus oi raising money, ?lv. J'roin a collapse. Hie question as to how this matter is to be mot and dis posed of assumes a practical form, nnd can not bo blinked out of tight, ltclief can on ly bo obtained by at onco, restoring peace and iuietudo to thoso sections from whence the needed supplies must come.. And the sooner the groat work of restoration is com pleted, tho better will it be for all concern ed. I'lnin Dealer. A Mouse in the Pantry. When 1 used to bo out of temper, or in any way, if grandfather was there ho would call to mo "Mary, Mary, takcearc! there's a mouse the pantry !'' I often ue.l to cease crying at this, and stand, wondering to myself wliat'ho meant. 1 often ran to tho pantrv, to co if here wa n mouse in tho trap; but I never found one. One day I said ' "Grandfather, 1 don't know what you mean. I haven't a pantry ; and there "are no mice in mother's, because I have looked ever so often." Ho smiled, and siid "t'onie, littlo woman, sit down hero in the porch by me, and I II tell you what 1 mean. Your heart, Mary, is tho pantry. Tho little .sins arc thu mice, that got iu and nibble an ny all tho good, and that makes you sometimes cross, anil peevish, and fretful ' unwilling to do as your mother wishes; and, if vou do not strive against thorn, tho mice will keep nibbling till the good is all eaten away. Now, 1 want to show vou, my littlo gill, how to prevent this. To koep the mice out, you must sot a trap for them tho trap of watchfulness ; ainUinvo for bait good resolutions and firmness." Two Irishmen crossing n fiold came in contact with a donkey who was making "day hideous" with his unearthly braying. Jem my stood a moment iu astonishment ; but turning to Pat, who seemed, as much en raptured with tho song as himself, rcmaik ed : "'It's a lino large ear that bird has for music, Pat, but sure bo's got an aiviul eowld." llAiMV('ttliMtlliWiiiAi,iii(t;t(ti,tiiijii1 who was an aspirant for tho situation of school teacher, a certificate, which said: "This young man is capable of filling anv position for which he is qualified." ri .i.:..i. .1.. r..-.. : . Tlio anger which flushes tho faco is not so deadly us that which makes it pale. Tho red heat is less intense than tho white, Sonio of our religious exchanges tell a , story about a woman being relieved from speechless grief by a hymn. Wo have known a number of tho sox to bo strongly affected and greatly benefitted by hims.bcforo this, An Trish peasant being asked why ho pcr- mittcd Ids pig to take up his quarters with his family, mado an answer abounding with ratirieal naivete : "Why not? Doesn't the placo afford every convenience that a pig iCan require?" Awful Picture of Poverty in Philadelphia upon a scanty idle of dirty straw in the cor nauglily nor. Thu mother informed usthat she paid '2 cents per night for tho privilege of sleep- ing there. The children wcro wholly with in out cover, and tho room w.tj as cold ns it was desolate looking in other particulars', Accompanied by llireo police, wo descended into n cellar on Bedford street, whore lodg really era were taken at live cents per night. A soldier wlio had lost both li.gs in tho war hail taken quarters there for the night, whilo n, number of vicious looking men were lying around loose, lu the corner next tho cellar door, cov- 1'iom tlio rhltmlplphlii fiutulrer, .lull. 1:1. Kor Ronm davs tiast wo havn enileavored to Iny boforo tho renders of tho inquirer a, truthful idea of tho sorrows and mill'erings of tho poor of btircitj'f nnd more especially Ul (.HUM- l.WUIOIIg III 1IIU IllUIIlUIIllllU VICUII tics of IJcdford, Sjmfi'ord, nud Raker sts. ucsirous, however, ol feeing lor ourselves, wo jonied nn expedition littcd out on Wednesday evening last. llcnchtng Seventh nnd IJcdford street?, wo proceeded to oxploro collar.'', garrets and hovels in ncarch of tho sick, tho sorrowful and tho destitute, though, in truth, from tho moment wo entered the Btivet, wo wcro literally surrounded by just such poisons its wo sought. "Kind sir, won't you please givo mo sonio bread for my littlo children; thoy havo not had n mouthful to-day," said a wretched looking woman. , "liiavo thrcn littlo ones in that, cellar, sir, and they're cold nnd hungry," cried another half clad, mother. "Plcaso to givo mo n piece, of bread,, I'm so liungiy, cried a dozen child ish voices, the owners of which, barefooted . and bareheaded, crowded around us in that icy street. Wo gave all who npphcjl, and tho eagerness with which those Miooloss children, as they stood upon tno ice, de voured tho littlo mttanco wo wcro able to givcthciu, attested the sincerity of their ap peals. Ureat Uodl is it not terrible to think that scenes like this should ha witnessed in Phil tidclphia, tho city noted above all others for its wealth nnd benevolence? lloturning homo our bags and baskets wore replen ished, and wo oneo moro entered IJcdford street. NolUiwlhi!tnhil!na..tlir!iiumliorjwh!uli linil been supplied a few minutes before, tho crowJ had not lessened, nor were tho nii jicaW for food any loss earnest and touch ing. o cavo to all indiscrinatolv. not boln? able in the darkne.3 to tell who wcro deserv ing and who unworthy. Tho great fact stared us in tho faco that men, women and children were famishing for bread, and wc gjivo them all wo had. Leaving tho street forn moment or two, the wholo parly would clamber down unsafe stairways into dimal cellors, whero grim poverty and fell discaso reigned with undisputed sway. Oh! tho sccnos of sorrow and suffering wo witness ed. Onco stvoncr men, lying m filth and destitution, and seeing hunger slnwly gnaw ing tlio vitals ol tlicir wives and children; mothers pleading for food and fire fov their perishing littlo ones, and littlo children nit- cously crying for bread and something to protect them lrom the sharp, mting f rost. In one cellar wo found three families, all with children, all without bods, all without food and ajl without fuel, save tho handful of coals which smouldered in the poor anol- gy for a stove, God's daylight never visit ed this abode of misery save through tho open collar door, riunging into tho dark, narrow and nit ny alley or court along linker street, wo found a two-stovicd shed, tho rooms of which wore not more than eight feet snuarc. This shed contained some 10 or 12 of theso rooms, all of which were oc cupied. Wc ascended lo tho upper tier and knock ed for admission. It was first refused, but, when wo uttered the meager word "bread," doors flew open, eager f'aec3 welcomed us", and eager hands grasped tho precious mor sel. Children wore waked from thcirchecr lcss sleep, and received tho proffered bread with glistening eyes. Oh! how they seemed to, enjoy tho littlo wo were able to divide with them, and with what ccmfortnblo feel ings they gathered the few rags with which they wcro covered around them, and sought slceponco more. Mothcrsin countless num bers implored God's blessings upon those through whose kindness wo were able to dispense tho welcome food, Kvcry ono of , these eight-foot rquare rooms, with a, single exception, contained from three to five inmates. They cooked, ate and slept there. Lot us dceribo tlio last one wo, visited. The husband rat upon a box. in front of what wa supposed was a fire. Wo saw none, as ho was crouched oyer tho furnace in , such, a manner as to hide, it from view. Thc wifer a fine, comely looking woman, clad in a , thin summer dress, bade us enter. We did so, and will it be believed, that in that desolate room, tho habitation of a man and wife, the only furniture was the box upon which the hus band sat, and the frame (without the scat) , ol a hickory witho chair iNo sign ot a food or clothing bed, table, cooking utcn.sil was, visible. Itlcak, grinimy walls', and that chair frame and little box wcro those poor creatures only posscwious. A child had died in Spaflbrd street, near Shippen. Mr. Segenfried hadlcarnedof it in the afternoon and informed its that the mother had not only, neither food nor fuel, but was utterly destitute of everything necessary for tho child's burial. Theso were provided by him. Wc visited the house, reaching it by a dark alley and an uncertain flight of stens. filtering the room wesaw at aglaneo whero ino ucau child lay. Removing the clothing from its little face. it was, plainly and painfully evident that starvation, not disease, had done tho work. Wo learned from the sister of, the child's) mother that thev wcio wholly without food, and yet on a table at tho foot of the corpse, a plate of smoking tobacco and half a do zen pipes were placed; and in that littlo room, not more than ten feet njuarc, no less than I I men and women were crowded waking tho dead child. Iu another hovel near by wo found a wo man with two pretty little girls, sleeping erod by a lew rags, thicoehildienwere lying. Wc gave tho bread, which thev ate crecdi- lj The mother, who sccinid to have tem porary charge, of the place, stood guard over them. Wo asked per where sho slept, as theio was not the shadow of a bed in tho den. "Down there, by tho children," said she, "just there, sir, on them boards." "Where do you bleep?" wo enquired of an other woman who stood near. "Oh, sir," said she, "I sleep with her," pointing to the mother of thu children. In this den as many as men, women, and children havo been quartered at ono time. The proprie tress was lying aslerp upon tho floor at tho children's feet. Xot only docs death beautify our lifeless forms,, but tho thought of it give's a nioro beautiful expression to the countenance even in life, and new strength to tho heart; as rosc-uiary is both placed as a chaplet on tho brows nf tho dead and gives life to tho fainting by its vivifying essence. A miner who lately camo fi-om i irguua - , ''V- .V3 vegetation is so ecarco in that ! region, t hat "two million sialics nmia uuncn "1 thistles is called agrovo! Tho following is givenas n fireman s toast: "The Indies tho only llieeildiartCS who kindlo a flame which water will not extin guish." At thirty wo aro trying to cut our namo in big letters upon tho walls of this tonement of life; twenty years later wo lyvo carved it, or shut up our knifo. A gonuino Jonathan lately took a rido with his girl, and stopped at a store for "a glass of gin with molasses." It was pro parod and swullowed, at one draught ; then turning to her he said : . "Sal, thnt was. dumcd good ; why don t you buy tome for yourself?"