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THE SMOKY HILL AND REPUBLICAN UNION,
"WE JOIN OURSELVES TO NO PARTY THAT DOBS NOT CARRY THE FLAG, AND KEEP STEP TO THE MUSIC OF THE UNION." "Volnme II. JUNCTION CITY 1SLANBAB, S.T'TTKDA.Y, MAJICH 7a 1863. SmoktPIanbgleguIrnnrair, ZSTiiHibei 18 PUBLISHED EVERT 8ATCEDAY MOE.VINO T WM. S. BLAKELY. - - - GEO. W. MARTIN, A.t Junction City, Kansas. A TAX SUBJECT OVERLddMET. A perusal of the new tar law might lead OFFICE IN BRICK BUILDING. CORNER OF SEVENTH i- WASHINGTON Si'i. TEEMS OF SUI5CEirnO! : One copy, one 3ear, - $2.00 Tea copies, one 3ear, - 15.00 Payment required in all cases in advance. All papers discontinued at the expiration of the time for which payment is receivedv teems or Advert isixo ; One square, first insertion, - . - i 00 Each subsequent insertion, - - - 50 ti aura r jcss oemg a square. Yearly advertisements inserted oc nserted on liberal terms. JOB WOEK - done with dispatch, and in the latest style of O" Payment required for all Job "Work on delivery. general A THRILLING INCIDENT OF THE WA1. Nine or ten years ago a citizen of one of me towns in the eastern part of Massacbu nells, was unjustly suspected of a crime which tbe Statute cannot easily reach, but -which deservedly brings upon him guilty of "it the indignation of upright men. There were circumstances which gave color to the isuspicion, and the unfortunate man suffered The loss of friends, business and reputation. Ilis sensitive nature could not face these trials ; nnd he fell into a condition of body nnd mind which alarmed his family. At length, having invested his property where it could be easily managed oy his wife, he suddenly disappeared, leaving her a com- fortable homo and the care of two boys of ten ana twelve years. The farst fear, that lie bad sought a violent death, was partly dispelled by the orderly arrangement of bis affairs, and the discovery that a daugerreo type of the family group was missing from the parlor table. Not much effort was made to trace the fugitive. When, after ward, facts were developed which estab lished his innocence of the crime charged, it was found impossible to communicate with him and, as the publication of the story in several widely circulated journals failed to recall him, he was generally sup posed to be dead. At the outbreak of tho present civil war ins cjuubt son, now a young man. was in- one to suppose that tho treasury's fingers had tapped every valuable thing as surely as a November frost touches p.vp.tv lpaf in the forest. But an idea has occurred to us that may be of value not to Secretary Chase, for the avails are not intended for the national coffers but to the public. It will be conceded that every man who enjoys the social blessings of this life is bound to bear bis proper share of responsi bility and to contribute to tbe general good; he lias no right to live for himself alone, unless he abjure society and all its helps uuu uuiummtus, auu sum mmseii up in a solitary wilderness, where woman's voice nor childhood's song can ever fall upon his ear. The Grent Creator has go interlinked human interests that anv man commits a crime against Divinity when he could seize the comforts and blessings, while abnegating the duties of social life, and he becomes obnoxious to penalty. Iluman law can, however, but partially interfere J but tbe good of the community demands that all should bo done that can rightfully bo done iu mis regard, as me criminals in view have no heart susceptibilities, they must bo touched in their only sensitive point the pocket. In this belief, and with a full conviction of the justness of the punish ment, we propose a tax on bachelors, pro portioned strictly to the amount of income. We would have every municipality appoint a commission to assess every man who, without good excuse or proven disqualifica tion, is mean enough to prefer single life to the wedded state ; the avails of the assess ment to be appropriated to the relief and support of poor widows and fatherless chil dren. By this means an adeauate rjuniah- ment would be inflicted upon offenders, and s vast amount of comfort be secured to many whose means of living now come mainly from the families of right-minded men, who have been willing to assume the cares and responsibilities of that estate which insures tho greatest amount of good to the greatest number, and without which the race would either perish, or become so base and degraded as to call for another deluge to sweep it from the face of the earth. aucca Dy a menu, a jjpta:n in a western iegiuient, to enlist in his company. He carried himself well through campaigns in Missouri and Tennessee, and after the cap ture of Fort Donelson was rewarded with a tfirst Lieutenant's commission. At the battle of Murfreesboro ho was wounded in the left arm, but to slightly that he was still able to lake charge of a squad of wounded prisoners. While performing his duty he became aware that one of them, a middle-aged man, with a full, heavy beard, was looking at him with fixed attention. The day after the fight, as the officer was passing, the soldier gave them tho military salute, and said : "A word with you, if you please, sir. You remind me of an old friend. Are you from New England ?" " I am." " From Massachusetts?" " Yes." " And your name ?" The young man told his name, and why be came to serve in a western regiment. "I thought so," said the other, and turning away was silent. Although bis curiosity was much excited by the soldier's manner, the officer forbore to question him, and withdrew. But ia tho afternoon he took occasion to renew tho conversation, and expressed the interest awakened in him by the incident of the morning. "I knew your father," said the prisoner. " Is he well 7" " We have not seen him for years. We think ho is dead." Then followed such an explanation of the circumstances of his disappearance as the yonng man could give. He had never known tho precise nature of the charges against his father, but was able to make it quite clear that his innocence had been es tablished. " I knew your mother, also," continued the soldier. " 1 was in love with her when she married your father." " I have a letter from her, dated ten day ago. My brother is a nine months' man in New Orleans." After a little desultory conversation, the soldier took from under his coat a leathern wallet, and disclosed a daguerreotype case. The hasp was gone and the corners were rounded by wear. "Will you oblige me," ho said, "by looking at this, alone, in your tent?" Agitated almost beyond control, the young officer took tbe case and hurried away. He had seen the picture before 1 It represented a man and a woman, sitting side by side, with a boy at the knee of each. The romantic story moved the command er of the division to grant the young man a furlough, and both father and son reached home last week. Worcester Spy. " You flatter me." said a thin ex- qjuVite, the other day, to a young lady who was praising the beauties of his mustache. "For heaven's sake, ma'am," intepoeed as old skipper, "don't make that monkev any Jhtfer than he Is now."' AMERICAN NATIONAL REVENUE. The Secretary of the Revenue has com municated to Congress the report of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, respect ing tho operations of the Excise Law passed by Congress at its last session. Tho States not in rebellion have been divided into collection district, of which there are one hundred and eighty-three, inclmliug two in Virginia corresponding in number to the Representatives to which they will be entitled in the Thirty-eighth Congress. An Assessor and Collcetor have been ap pointed in each District with the exception of tho two Districts in Virginia. The en tire number of Deputy Collectors is eight hundred and ninety-eight, and the whole number of Assistant Assessors, is twenty five hundred and fifty-eight, making an aggregate of Collectors and Deputies, As sessors and Assistants, of thirty-eight hun dred and fourteen besides sixty males and eight female clerks, which have been ap pointed in the Treasury Department, and assigned for duty in the office of Internal Revenue. As the result of a careful inves tigation recently instituted into the several source of revenue, Mr. Boutwell is enabled to make an approximate estimate as to the probable amouut that will be raised under tbe Excise Law. According to this esti mate, there will be received from all sources except stamp duties, during the current fiscal year, ending the 30th of June next, the sum of 61,777,799. He estimates that the receipts from stamp duties, during the same period, will amount to the sum of 615,000,000, making an aggregate revenue of 876,777,799. This result, the Com missioner states, has been 'reached by the most careful inquiry that could be institu ted into the amount of the various kinds of manufactures, the revenue to be derived from each, and by a like careful inquiry into all the other sources of income. It may be assumed that, without material changes in the buiness of the country, the revenue from the same sources, for the fiscal year 1863-4, will not be less thai $150,000,000. The cost of assessing and collecting is estimated at $3,616,000, not including printing expenses. THE TRUE RING; The Hon. Thomas Whitney concluded a long address delivered before the Chamber of Commerce, in tbe city of Milwaukee, a few days since, with the following eloquent and patriotic sentiments touching the Re bellion : Let ns not forget that onr country is beset on every side by traitors and assassins who are secretly and stealthily, as well as daringly and openly, stabbing at Its very existence, with a view to its destruction and death--tbat it is engaged in the suppression or a more accursed rebellion than was ever before concocted, either upon earth or in the infernal regions a rebellion which ia not only fast wasting and impairing the energies of this nation, but which is, with equal rapidity, sapping its most cherished principles, and destroying its very founda tion. Neither let us forget those brave, self sacrificing men, who, at the nation's call, have freely given their lives and their for tunes in the service of their country who have sacrificed tbe pleasures and comforts ot home, and have periled tueir all upon the battle-field, in defense of this govern ment under whose protection and encour agement we have grown to be great and prosperous, and in support of that good old flag under which we, as a nation, have become powerful and strong, which has waved so gracefully and so proudly over tnis country for the past seventy years, and which has been tbe pride and glory of every true American citixen. in every land, since the day it was fir3t flung to the breeze. It may be yet, and doubtless will be months, perhaps years, before wo shall again find ourselves a united people. It may require years to teach us that traitors have no rights save the right of trial for me tnat no cause can expect to prosper m the hands of those whose hearts are not in the work that everv advantage over an enemy which we fail to take and make use of, is so much aid extended to that enemy. It may require years to thus educate us. But be that as it may, the sun is never here to shine permanently oyer a divided, dismembered Union. No Mason nnd Dix on's line is ever to permanently separate this Union. There is to be no reconstruc tion of this Government, at the bidding of traitors south, or their emissaries north, with tho New England States left out no new Union with old Massachusetts, even, excluded that grand old State, whose his tory is covered ali over with glorious deeds of daring and valor, done in behalf of lib erty, of justico and of truth, which has its Lexington, its Concord, and its Bunke Hill, which furnished nearly one-third of all the troops required in achieving our independence in 1776. and whose troops were the first found rushing to tho defense of the Government in I860, against the attack of rebels and traitors which has already sent 100,000 men to the field, and is ready to send 200,000 more when a ne cessity shall call for it. Reconstruct the Union with such a State left out ? Recon struct the Union with its most vital section excluded I Wisconsin ready to unite with traitors, whose hands are dripping with the blood of her murdered sons, in reconstruct ing tbe Union, with the hills and homes of Aew England excluded? Never! No! Never ! Whatever may be the fortunes of this war whatever may be our actions in the present hour, whether wise or unwue, but one nation, powerful and indissoluble, is permanently to exist upon the foundation which our fathers laid. honors the statesman, disarms the patriot. J ORIGIN OF THE THE TERM "UNCLE SAM." It brings shame not honor, terror not safetv. despair not hope, misery not happiness. And with the malevolence of a fiend, it calmly surveys its frightful desolations, and, insatiated with hayoc, it poisons feli city, kills peace, ruins morals, blights con fidence, slays reputation, and wipes out national honor, then curses the world and laughs at its ruin. Thero, it does all that nnd more. It murders the soul. It is the sum of all villainies ; the curse of curses ; the devil's best friend. The Paper Question. -Ex Senator Laflin, an extensive and enterprising paper manufacturer at Herkimer, paid us a visit, a day or two since, and gave ns the agree able information that the present cxborbi unt prices for paper were not destined to continue long. Mr. L. has a controlling interest in a recent patent for producing paper from almost every description of vegetable fibre, including straw, broom corn and sorghum stalks, aqnatio grasses and wood. He can put a load of straw into his mill at one side, and pass it out at the other in the fcrm of a quality of paper, duly packed, in a couple of hoars. He assures us that tie whole business of the manufacture is to be revolutionised, and, at no distant period, the price of every 'de scription of paper will be reduced to a lower rate than was ever before known. Syra cuse Journal. A TEMPERANCE LECTURE. "He that bath eyes to read, let him read; he that hath ears to hear, let him hear." Intemperance cuts down youth in its vigor, manhood in its strength, and age in weakness. It breaks the father's heart, bereaves the doting mother, extinguishes natural affection, erases conjugal love, blots ont filial attachment, blights parental hope, and brings down mourning age in sorrow to the grave. It produces weakness not strength, sickness not health, death not life. It makes wives widows, children or phans, fathers fiends, and all of them pau pers and beggars. It feeds rheumatism, nurses gout, welcomes epidemics, invites cholera, imports pestilence, and embraces consumption. It covers the land with idleness, poverty, disease, and crime. It fills your jails, supplies your alms-houses, and demands your asylums. It engenders controversies, fosters quarrels, and cherishes riots. It crowds your penitentiaries, and furnishes the victims for your scaffolds. It is the life-blood of the gambler, tbe ail ment of the counterfeiter, tbe prop of the highwayman, and tbe support of the mid night incendiary. It countenances the liar, respects the thief, and esteems the blas phemer. It violates obligations, reverences fraud, and honors infamy. It defajjes be nevolence, hates love, scorns virtue, and slanders innocence. It incites the father to butcher his helpless offspring, helps the husband to massacre his wife, and aids the children to grind the parricidal axe. It burns up man and consumes woman, detests life, curses God, and despises heaven. It suborns witnesses, nurses perjury, defiles the jury-box, and stains the judicial ermine. It bribes votes, disqualii es voters, corrupts elections, pollutes our institutions, and endangers our Governnfent. It degrades the citizens, debases the . legislature, dis- WONDERS OF THE ATMOSPHERE. Tho atmosphere rises above us with its oathedral domo arching towards heaven, of which it is the most perfect synonym and symbol. It floats around us like that grand object which the apostle John saw in his vision, " a sea of glass like unto a crystal." So massive is it that when it begins to stir it tosses about great ships like playthings, and sweeps city and forest like snowflakes to destruction before it. And yet it is so mobile that we have lived for years in it before we can be per suaded that it exists at all, and the great bulk of mankind never realize the truth that tbey are bathed in an ocean of air. Its weight is so enormous that iron shivers before it like glass, yet a soap ball sails thiougb it with impunity, and the tiniest insect waves it aside with his wing. It ministers lavishly to all our senses. We touch it not, but it touches us. Its warm south wind brings back color to the pale face of the invalid; its cool west wind refresh tbe fevered brow and make the blood mantle to our cheeks ; even its north blasts brace into new vigor the hardened children of our rugged climate. The eyo is indebted to it for nil the magnificence of sunrise, the brightness of midday, tbe chastened radiance of the morning, and the clouds that cradle near the sun. But for it, the rainbow would want its " triumphant arch," nnd the winds would not send the fleecy messengers on errands around the heavens; tbe cold ether would not shed snow feathers on the earth, nor would drops of dfw gather on the flowers. Tho kindly rain would never fall, nor hail storm nor fog diversify the face of the sky; our naked globe would turn its tanned and unshadowed forehead to the sun, and one dreary, monotonous bhzc of light and bent dazsle aud burn up all tnmgs. Were there no ntmosphcre, the evening sun would in a moment set, and, without warning, plunge the earth into darkness. But the air keeps in her hand n shield of her rays, and let them slip but slowly through her fingers, so that the shadows of evening are gathered by degrees, and the flowers have litre to bow their head?, and each creature space to find a place of rest, and to' nestle to repose. In the morning, tbe garish sun would at one bound burst from tbe bosom of the night, and blaze above the horizon ; but tho air watches for his coming, aud sends first but one little ray to announce his approach, and then another, and then a handful ; and so gently draws aside the curtain of night, and slowly lets the light fill on the face of the sleeping earth, till her eyelids open, and like man she goes forth again until evening. Quar terly Review. I I h-ivo nftan mit9vlnrl mtrenlf nm in tlio origin of the term " Uucle Sam,5' now in common use, in designating the Govern ment of the United States ; but the follow ing account of the matter, which has re cently come under my notice, secss quite satisfactory. Immediately after tho declaration of the last war with England, Elbert Anderson, a contractor of provisions o supply the army oi tue Uuited fatates, visited Troy, on the Hudson, where he purchased a large quan tity of beef, pork, &c. The inspectors of these articles at that place, were Messrs. Ebenezer and Samuel Wilson. The latlcr gentleman, known as "Uncle Sam," gen erally superintended in person a large num ber of workmen, who, on this occasion, wore employed in overhauling the provis ions purchased by the contractor for the army: v The Casks were marked " E. A. U. S." This work of marking fell to the lot of a facetious fellow in the employ of the Messrs. Wilson, who, on being asked by some of his folIow-workmen,v.tIie meaning of the mark ( for the letters U. S; for the United States were then entirely new to them), "aid, " ho did not know, unless it meant Elbert Anderson and Uncle Sam "alluding exclusively to the said " Uucle Sam " Wil son, she joke took among tho workmen, and passed currently: and "Uncle Sam" himself being present, was occasionally rallied by them on the increasing exteut of his possessions. Many of these workmen wore found shortly after following the recruiting drum, and pushing towards the frontier lines, for the double purpose of meeting the enemy, and of eating the provisions they had labor ed to put in good order. Their old jokes accompanied them, and before the first campaign ended, this identical one appeared in print, It gained favor very rapidly, till it penetrated and was recognized in every part of our country, and will, no doubt, continue so long as the United States re main a nation. A NEW ASPECT OF THE WARv " Ringbolt," the New York correspond ent of the Boston Courier, writes to that journal : A wealthy ship broker, who but a year ago was not worth a dollar, went into Stewart's store lately and a.ked to look at some shawls. Two kinds Were shown him. The price of one was seven hundred, and the other was five hundred dollars. ""Well. I'll take a five hundred dollar one,' said he. " Vos sir," said the clerk, " that's a very pretty shawl ; Mr. ," mentioning ARREST OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. Passing up Orange street, the other day, our attention was attracted to a boy who was climbing up a lamp-post, which was attached to the neck of a terrier dog, over tbe horns on which the lamp-lighter rests his ladder, when lighting the lamp. There were some half dozen ragged urchins around cheering him. An old gentleman present, supposing foul play, asked the little fellow what he was going to do with the dog. " Hang the sucker, he's bin a mur- derin'," said the excited boy. " Murdering what ?'' asked the old man. " Vy, Jakey Babcock's pet rat, what he cotched ven they tore down tbe old build-in." " Ob, don't hang him for that," pleaded the old man ; " it is his nature to kill rats; besides he looks like a good dog; if you wish to get rid of him I'll take him along with me." " O ! it can't be, daddy ; he's a infernal scoundril, and the jury brought him in guilty, and he's got his sentence, and you can bet your life I'll hang him." " Jury ! what jury ?" "Why, our jury; them fellers there sitting on that cellar-door. They tried him this morning, and Bob Linket sentenced him to be hung. That's right, ain't it daddy ? It was all on the square. I was tbe lawyer agin the dog, and Joe Beecher was fur him, but his arguments were all knocked to thunder when I brought the murdered body inter court. It took 'em all down. They all guv in that I was right. He ain't worth a rusty nail now, but 'as soon as he's dead he's worth fifty cents, 'cordin to law, at the city hall, and wc want the money for 4th of July." The old gent seemed surprised at the logic of tbe boyj but was' about entering another plea for the condemned, when the scene was interrupted by tbe arrival of the owner of the dog, a stout Irishman who sooa dispersed judge, jury and executioner, ; ana resouea cne iremouwg cuipru. -- v Picayune. another dup-broker, " bought one of them for his wife tho other day." "The devil ho did," replied ihe purchaser; "then I'll take a seven hundred dnll.tr nnn !' And so the world rolls over, and people have their turns of going under nd of coming up. Crossing tho Fulton ferry one day, a splendid cquippage came on board tbo boat prancing steeds, liveried coachmen and footmen, and an elegant coupe. Within was a lady dressed with uncomfortable richness. She was fat, not very fair, and something more than forty. With her Wos an unlicked cub of eight or ten years old, whose fine clothes seemed to be s uncomfortable to him ns were the gloves tight to bursting upon his mother's hands. Through the open window ol tbe carriage he espied an apple woman with her basket full of fruit. " Mom," cried the youthful aristocrat, " I want n'arple !" " Hush up ! you ain't goin' to havo none," replied tbe tender mamma. "But won't I though, by gorry !" said the boy, at the same time throwing himself half way out tho window and seizing tho apple, which he forthwith commenced upon. The gentle lady fell back with an air of resignation exclaiming, " Well, you darned critter, now youve yot it, mind you only chaw it, and pit out the skin I" The coachman nnd the footman looked mortified, and winked slyly at the bystand ers. That's high life in New York. IlEAvr Dats in the New Yobk Post Office. Some idea will be given of the immense labor in the New York post-office, when the fact is mentioned that, on one day lately, in addition to the usual work, there were received by steamer from Newborn, North Carolina, 66,000 letters ; Port Royal 16,000; and three mails from. New Orleans by different steamers, bringing about 15,000 making, in all, nearly 100,000 extra letters in one day. On tbe following morning, by the arrival of the Saxonia with the European mails, over 80,000 letters were received. A Total Abstinence General. At a public meeting in Washington, General Prentiss presented himself to the audience as the greatest curiositr in tbe army a General who never drank a glass of liquor in his life. He stated "that rum and drunken officers bad done more to defeat and demoralize our armies than all rebel dom could ever do "that if the appointing power had made temperance in an officer an lnuispensaoie quauncation. the war would have been closed before this time." Several large cases filled with lint, bandages, linen and socks, for our sick sol diers, have been 'forwarded to this country from Germany. WAR AND ROMANCE. During the late movement against Vicks burg, the National transports were fired upon by a rebel battery at Skipwith Land ing, not many miles from the month of thu Yazoo. No sooner was the outrage report ed at head-quarters than tbo Admiral sent an expedition to remove the battery and destroy tho place. The work of destruction was effectually done; not n structure which could shelter n rebel head was left standing in the region for several miles around. Among other habitations destroyed was that of a Mrs. Harris, a widow lady, young) coineiy ana possesseu oi external attractions in the shape of a hundred and fifty negroes, which she had contrived to savo from the present operations of " tho decree " by sending tip the Yaioo river. But Mrs. Harris was a rebel intense, red-hot in tho advocacy of Southern rights and her de nunciation of Northern wrongs. Although she had not taken up arms against the Gov ernment, she was none the less subject to the indiscriminate swoop of " tbo procla mation;" her niggers, according to that document, were free, and if " the Confed eracy " failed, she could only get pay for them by establishing her loyalty in a court of justice. Her loyalty to the Yankco nation ? not she ! She was spunky, as a widow of thirty can be. She would sco Old Abe and every other Yankee in tho happy land of Canaan before she would acknowledge allegiance to the Washington Government. Nevertheless, being all she possessed of this world's valuables, she was very anxious to save these niggers. " Nothing easier," suggested Captain Edward W. Sullivan, of the United States steam ram Queen of the West, who, at tracted by her snapping black eye, engaged in a friendly conversation with the lady, after burning her house down. " Nothing easier in the world, madam." " How so, Captain ? You don't iraagino I will take tbat odious oath, do you? I assure I would not do it for every nigger in the South." " But you need not take the oath at least not that oath." " I do not understand you, Captain," said the widow. " I said you need not take the oath of allegiance ; you can establish your loyalty without it ; at least," with a respectful bow, " I can establish it for you." " Indeed ! how would you do it Captain?" " Simply enough. I am in the Govern ment" service. I command one of the boats of the Western navy-technically called a ram, madam down here in the river. Of course my loyalty is unimpcached, and, madam, I assure you it is unimpeachable. Now, if we could only say to the Govern ment those niggers are mine ' The Captain waited a moment to sec what effect his Bpccch was producing. " Well," said tho widow, impatiently tap ping with her well-shaped foot ono of tho smoking timbers of bur late domicil. "In short, my dear madam, you can save tho niggers, save your conscientious scruples, and save me from a future life of misery by becoming niy wife." The Captain looked about wildly, as if he expected a sudden attack of guerrillas. Tho widow tapped the smouldering timber more violently for a few minutes, and then, turning her bright eyes full upon tho Captain, said : " I'll do it." The last arrival from Vicksburg at Cairo brings the intelligence that Captain Sulli van, of the ram Queen of the West, was married a few days since, on board tbe gunboat Tyler, to Mrs. Harris, of Skip with Landing. Several officers of the army and navy Were present to witness the cere mony, which was performed by a Methodist clergyman, nnd Admiral Porter gave away the blushing bride-. She is represented to be a woman of indomitable pluck, and for the present shares the wild life of her hus band on the ram Queen of the West. In relation to niggers, Old Abe, or Capt. Stanton, or somebody, may possibly raise a technical objection that in order to save them the marriage certificate ought to be dated back to the 1st of January ; but our opinion u it wou't make much difference in the end. Strange Somnambulism. A matter-of-fact, unconscious Scotchman opens his autobiography in an English periodical in the following words : " I am not in the slightest degree of an imaginative mind; I farm my own land; I am church-warden of our parish ; fifty-six years of age, and weigh one hundred and eighty-five pounds. My memory is fat from good. There has been no instance of somnambulism in our family, exeept dvring the last Oxford vacation, whea my eldast toy was observed by his mother walking sound asleep, but with his. eye opea, to wards tbe maid-servants room. He had apparently not goae to bed, but must have fallen to sleep with his clothes on. On my wife's getting a new maid, there was no recurrence of Frederick's complaint; so it would not be fair to consider that solitary instance a proof that such tendency is in the family." j, Tho cotton in the cushions of the new church at Naugatuek, Coai.ris to be sold and replaced by hair. The society will make $600 by the operation, which will be used to pay a portion of their, debt. "immff?--""''''"""""'''"'''3 . .mi itmnrTiirmriTTinrfnir'"'