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MilU'l fcs|riie Qlubr, ». CTJMXniOS ft F. X. ZIEBACH, Proprirton. I- s rOL. 1. Jim THE GLOBE: Official Paper of Congress. iha.11 publish the The Cunijre.iswital (jlnit and Ap^trndix Krfll contain a report of all the Debates in Congress, revised |,y the speakers, lb- Message* of the I*r si.lent of the I"niteti States, the Annual Huports of the Heads of the Fxcoutive I'epart merits, the Keportf, of Committees of Congress on important Subjects of general interest, the Law. passed during the session, and copi us indexes to all. They will be printed on double royal sheet, in book form, rota! quarto size, each number containing six teen pajies, averaging word* per page. The whole will make between 170(1 •ad !2UOO pages. It ii believed that no book hat ever been published at so low a rate. Last jear I advertised in t'.ie The ofo//'-.**H'tiiil Km JOHN C. 1UVK8. Wellington. Oct. 12. 18&S. u 1 PROSPECTtS OV The United State# Directory. 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And, p«rliap*, a lovely maiden, In th* eftrlj bit-cm of yculh, Mho has !i«ti-Dttd, suitllllg^ To our tale# of Iotd uv Intorprifciti n *h«r«"»f. a«ul t. make Iter* th* omiuii fti. guuu U-lHttli ibe reprteeiilativu mid coiiitUU' Ut bodi*-»: H* it retolred /»y thf Srnatf and li'pri s n tatteri of t'if I'mld Mfut of s1mtui in litufjtrg* mmimMei That front and after th pr*?«*»rtt *'»sl'.n Coo*™**. tl** Oon» r«$M!iti:il tiiobe atxi Appeixiix. Vhlh odtlaiii tbe .« s ji» (Ik- .aU-h th«r**o. aud truth Nt.w wt- until to «ce fht-m ^ath*»rtd In the old. familiar r"Otn, Where the Uiftn' iy of th# absent Toncbttfl every hwart with gluum. And the f» a^ar*-« of the home--t®a4— ]5jildings, tencea, fields end brooksf Or« hards, flowers and berry patt-heo, UnJy ta«nK atid mut.y nooWs| And t.ti« 1-enuiifa! riuip.t:ii »us Ot tiiw iri^bt t-hatl wy houri^ 1th their niibWtfriiifi e)ejt wituc IiaI 1 puMithfl i rd»-r ofO»nvfre#*: I'n v-d*d% 'I !»at •otbinif Ltrs-in fhnti he construe to ftuthoiizu tbe f^yguiftiou vi tl»-' OioU- fret- el ^o»-ta^e. E S s ffira copy of tbe Daily Globe 4 m. $3,M Pot a copy for a lens time fper m.) 1,00 For a copy of the ("oiiirrossional il )le au'i Appeiniix during tl.e session, 3,00 Bank notes, current in the .section of the country where a subscriber resides, will be received at pur. Tbe whole or any part of a subscription may be remitted in postage stamps, whit are preletable to anv currency, except gold or liilver.— Wbere brink notes under 5") cannot be procured, 1 will rend two copies (or $5. And th« h«arta that tuat with OUM. Uow they brighten la the distance, Iluw «J th ah**!}'-* make thm dear, Till ib.' spirit iUDdUt*th »iV» a i*r« phe»y of f«ai V\ e »hiili our dear home n#vor, We aliaii auel our friend* no flMW% And our ille h^tU lost the treaMUV TbaL the w^rld canuoi rv»tvr».** TIm KifM Ann, or ike PtMM aa tbe Traitor. BI EURO I LIPPAItU. Fifty years ngo a terrible storm (hook ibe city of ndon. At the dead of the night, when the storm was at its highest, an aged minister, living near the suburla of the city,.was aroused by an earnest cry lor help. Looking from bis window, be beheld a rude uiau, clad in the coarse at lire of the sweeper of tbe public street.— lu a few moments, while tbe raio cftme down in torrents, and the storm growled above, tbe preacher, leaniug on tbe arm of tbe Hi-avenger, threaded bis way through tbe dark suburbs. 'I bat very day a strange old man bad fallen speechless in front of tbe scaven ger's rude bome. The good hearted street-sweeper had taken hiin in, laid bim uu bis own bed—be lud not spoken oacc —and now be was d|riug. Tbis was the story of the rougk man. Aud now, through dark alleys, among miserable tenements, that seem to topple down upon th*-ir beads, into the loueliest and dreariest suburbs they pass. That wbite-baired minister aud bis guide. At last in a narrow court, and up a flight ol stairs that creaked beneath their tread, and then into the death room. It was, in truth a miserable place. A glimmering light stood on a broken chair. There was the rough walls, then: the solitary garret window, with the rain oeatiii}- through tbe rag* and strnw which stuffed the broken panes—and there amid a heap of cold ashes was the small valise which it seems the stranger bad with him. In one corner, on the coarse straw of the ragged bed, lay the dying man. lie was but half dressed—bis legs were con cealed by military boots. Tbe aged preacher drew near and look ed upon birn. And a:- lie looked—throb— throb—you might hear the death watch licking in the shattered wall. It was the form of a strong man, grown old with care more than age. There was a face tbat you might look upon once, and yet wear it in your memo ry forever. Lot us beud over the had aad look on that face. A bold forehead seimed by one deep wrinkle between the brows—long locks of dark hair, sprinkled with gruy—hps (irmly set, yet quivering though they bad a life separate from tbu iife of the man—and theu two large eyes, ivid, buioing, un natural in their steady glare. Ah, there was noine hiiig so terrible in that iacu—something so lull of unuttera ble loneliness, unspeakable despair—that tbe aged Ihinitter started bac* iu horror Hut look, these strong arms are clutch ing at the vacant air— the death sweat starts in drops upon lbs cold brow—tbe man is dying I Ibrobl—ibrabl—throb 1—beat the death-watch in tbe shattered wall. Would you die in tbe Uith of a Chris tail. T" fa lured the pruaeber, as be ku«lt there on tbe dark floor. 'Ibe wbit* lips at' the doath-striokeu was trsmblod but uadf bo souud, AM Then, with the agony of death npon him, ho rose into a sitting postnrc. For tbe first time, be spoke Chri-tain i" he echoed in that deep ten* which thrilled tbo preacher to the heart, "will that failb give me back my honor! Come with me—with me fat, far Over the water. Ha I we are there! This It my native home. Yonder is the church fe which I knelt in my childhood—yonder the green on which I sported when a boy. But another flag than that waved when I Was a child. And listen, old man were 1 pass this street as I passed when but a etiild, the very babes in their cradles would ifcise their tiny hands and curse mn. The graves in yonder churchyard would shrink ftrom my footsteps, and yonder flag would Main a baptism of blood upon my heart." That was an awful death bed. The Minister lias watched the last night," With a hundred convicts in their cells and y!t never beheld a scene as terrible as this. Suddenly the dying man arose. He tittered along the floor. With those white flhgers, whose mailt were blue with the dfcath-chill, he threw open the valise. He •liowed his military coat trimmed with silver, an old parchment, a piece of cloth that looked like tbe wreck of a battle •eg. Look ye, priest, this faded coat is •fioticl with my blood he cried, as old Memories seemed stirring at his heart.— lhn is the coat I wore when I planted tbe banner of tbe stars on Ticonderoga.— Tbat bullet hole was pierced in tbe fight ivuebec now—I am a—let me whisper fa your ear." Now, help me, priest," he said in a voice growing suddenly tremulous help me put on this coat of blue and silver.— For you see," and a ghostly smile came •*er his face "there is no one to wipe tike cold drops from my brow no wife, no eliild—1 must meet death alone but 1 Mill meet bim as I met bim in battle, with out fear.-' While he stood arraying himself in that worm eaten coat of blue and silver, the good preacher spoke to him of faith in Jesus. Yes, of great faith, "vhieh pierccs tbe clouds of human euilt, and rolls them back from the face of God. "Faith I" echoed the "strange man, who stood there erect, with the death-light in his eye. ''Faith, can it give me back my honor? Look, ye, priest, there over the waves sits George Washington, telling to his comrades tbe pleasant story of the eight years' war—there, in his royal ball, sits (ieorge of England, bewailing in his idiotic voice the loss of his colonies. And here am I—I—who was tbe first to raise C^-«t t^ blow against that king—here am 1, dying like a dog 1" Tbe awe-stricken preacher started back from tha look of the dying man, while throb—throb—throli—beat the death watch in the shattered wall. "Hush sile.ice along the lines there l-' he muttered, in that wild, absent tone, a* though speaking to the dead silence along the lines Hark, you, Montgomery, we wiil meet there in victory or death Hist! silence, my men, not a whisper, as you move up those stf^n rocks I Now on. my boys, now on Wen of tbe wilder ness we will gain the town. Now up with the banner of the stars up with tbe flag of freedom, though the night is dark and tbe snow falls! Now--now!" shrieked the death stricken mnn, towering there in the blue uniform, with bis clenched bands waving in the air—"now, now One blow and Quebec isonrsl'* And look. Iliseyes grew classy. With that word on his lips h« utamU there—ah what a hideous picture of despair, erect, livid, hastlr Fnere for a morn -nt, and then be falls! He is dead 1 Ah, look at tbat proud form, thrown cold and stiff up on the damp floor, in that glassy eye thore lingers even yet, horrible energy, a sublimity of despair. Who ia tbis strange man, dying here alone in this rudo ifarret this man who, in all his crime, still treasured up his blue uniform and fa led flag? Who is tbis being of terrible remorse This man whose memories link something of heaveu and bell Lei us look at tbat parchment and the flag 1 The old minister unrolls that failed flag —it wit' a blue banner gleaming with thir teeu stars. He unrolls that parchment. It is n Colonel's commission in the Continental Army, addressed Be^WirT Aitvui.ti! And there in thut rude but, while tbe death watch throbbed like a heart in th» "Imtlered wall—unknown, unwept, in all the bitterness o" desolation, lay tbe corpse of that patriot and traitor. O, that our own true Washington had been th"re, to sever that good ri^ht arm trom the corpse, and while tbe dishonored body rotted ijito dust, to bring htme that good ri/ht arm, and embalm it among the holiest memo ries of i he past. For that rigli*. arm had struck many a gallant blow fur freedom, yonder at Titon dcrogu, at Quebec, ('hamplalu mid Sara toga—that nrin yonder, beneath the snow white motiiiUiu, on the deep silence ol the demd, first raised into sight the baauer of the Staiis. INDEPENDENT DEMOCRATIC JOURNAL. SIOUX CITY, IOWA, JANUARY 13, 1859. beside the Kiverof the Dead, near a snow white mountain, which rose in lovely gr&ti deur over all other monatains, i.ito the autumnal sky. A single soldier aicended lht mountain with tbe hope of beholding from its summit the rocks and spires of Queboc. When lie came down Arnold took from bis breast, where for four days in privation and danger he had carried it, a blue banner, gleaaoing with thirteen stars. He raised it into tbe light, and for the first time tbe Continental Banner float ed over the solitudes of tbeJUead liiver. Tbis is a fact attested by tiistory and oor roborated bv tradition Prkla as ittn by an Antrlcaa. A correspondent of the Philadelphia In quirer was at l'ekiu the capital of China, a short time ago, and what he saw of it. and bow it impressed hi in he thus des cribes: "On arriving at the capital of tbe Chi nese empire, we find a city containing about two millions of inhabitants. Such is the estimate but doubtless the calculi tion is made in the usual spirit of eastern exagerat ion. Ite that as it may, the walls are font leen miles .in circumference twen ty-eigbt feet high, twenty-four feet thick at the base, and twelve at the top. There are spacious towers all arouud, at seventy feet distant from each otbet, and at the gaies are look out barracks fur tbe soldiers nine stories in height. The metropolis is divided in two parts, one inhabited by the Tartars.aud the other by the Chinese. In each there is a street four mile* loug aud oue hundred and twenty feet wide, and the Kmperors's palaces and gardens occupy two thirds of the Tartar city and all tbis besides the suburbs, which are scarly as populous as tbe city proper. "l'ekin is located sixty miles south of tbe famous Chinese wall, and therefore much exposed to northern and hostile neighbors jet its fortificatious are strong aud, until tbe vast machinery of modern artillery, was perfectly secure in his pala tial balls, baslioris and towers being iin pregnable in auci:iit tiiriM. Although the country about Fckiu is sandy and uu fertile, yet provisions abound, being brought by canals from all the great rivers and also with its commerce, tbe merchants being paid in money, as the capital is tbe chief reuipieut of the revenues oi all Chi ua. It has ever beeu regarded a very ex elusive place, the presence of no foreigner being witiiin its wall but now tbe outside barbarians are iu a fair way of overleap ing the sacred boundaries and it is prob able tbat this act, together with the open ing of Japan, may prove an important step towards the inauguration uf Christianity amoug ibe milliuna wVr-src uow ieuigl t ed in Pagau idolatry aud superstition. Comical ictnt with an African L»d}. Various amusing anecdotes are related of the poor Africans during their sojourn in the port of Charleston. Tbe following is said to have been a most comical scene: "Among the Feho's living cargo, each and all of whom, be it remembered, were in tbe condition in wbich they entered the world, and under no obligation to tbe tai lor or tnatiluamaker'i art, was a woman who was distinguished from the rest by her evident natural brightness nod superior looks. Moreover, she was dressed—not probably, alter the fashion of our Broad way belles —but dressed different fr.in her companions, nevertheless and, liko all true women in such a condition, she fell and evinced her superiority. She actually had on a pair uf i/lore.i, all hours, with evident pride in ber cos tume. and felt that she was in "full toga." She was called, por exi-Aleitrr, The boat could not reach high water mark, and lay some distance out in the water. The Queen shook bands all round with her friends, and then, going lo the water's edge, sintered tbe bout tor an in stant, and after waiving a last adieu, sud den ly hoisted dress, hoops, underclothes, and all, like a hu^e bonnet, over her Leud and i|uietly wad^'d out to the boat. Tli ii revemt! ol ibe puiposegol cioihing, itur tled the speciaiors, aid there nas a most sudden and laughable rush frum thti flcacb. HuJ/'alu It was during the renowned expediti n through the wilderness to Quebec, that A ray Id eucawped lor two or three day* Mr A pert young lawyer MM boasted to an old member of tho bar ilia lit had received two huudred dollars for speaking in a certain cati», "1 recuived mure thau double tinit sunt lor holding wjf tougue," was tbe re pij. sssss i American C'ltles—CaUo. The Nashville (Tenn.) Patriot is pub« lishing over the signature of "X" glances at American cities. The glance at Cairo is rich. Read it. CAIBO. The city of Cairo Is situated behind a mud bank, called through courtesy a levee, at the junction of the Ohio and Missis sippi rivers. It stands on a sand bank, the right and title to which is vested iu the Slate of Illinois, and is destined, at no distant day, to become a place of tbat vast importance which always character izes a—very small potato. On paper, aud it docsn take an unusually large scrap of paper lo hold it, Cairo is a magnificent city, wbich it is impossible to see ou ac count of the immense number of very fine bouses on its native sand bank, where it must be confessed you have tbe most rwli able view of it, it inspires you with the belief that there has been a three-day's cock fight iu the neighborhood, and the sportsmen bad suddenly ubsquatulated and left the coops standing. In the eyes of the people who have lived there it anybody ever did live there long enough to swear to the fact) tbe city possesses iu the highest degree '•Th* glory which vnOnen, Ani Ibe „i.nniltur wliicU ou BaSSSt in the eyes of other people it doesn't— uot much no bow. Seriously, Cairo is a Dutch Irish village of one aud a halt musquito piwer duriug the winter season, and of uo power at all during the summer—uuless ii be tbe pow er of self-exaltation, which it possesses, it must bi confessed, to a remarkable de gree. It is a decidedly fast place, how ever as fust as oue set ot iuhabilatauts are killed oil' by the small pox (which at tains toe large a growth there to be called small) aid yellow fever, or are shaken to death by high pressure ague fits, (a thing tbat doesn'L happen oluner than three limes a year,) another set rush in from tbe first tleet ot llat boats and lumber raits thut pass down tiie river, to fill up that vacuum iu the town which the nature of that sort of people abhors. Tbis state of things, together with the dilapidated conditiou of Home of tbe craft engaged in the Cairo trad*, gave rise to the popular Ktbiopian melody at whose pathetic touch es a thousand lovely eyes hate been dim med with tender tears "I'll, the damdvit txiat I evar mw, It wa u *-i u-wUt-el bust Tbe cImiK Ii*' hail U'lrhnvft, Aud lit* captain had uu neat. I h.' true-lot* m«*p, ai truo-1. tlgfe- 'the Queen and her story gi-ttin^ abroad at Charleston some !a ie* re [nested, aud obtained per ini-sion for her to visit them. A loose dress wus a%-ordioglv lurnitdied ber tocov er her other dt'tR-i«ncie» of ibe article of clothing, aisd she was lauded rom one ot ibe bout* ami conv ye'i to Jim iiiik ibis ulcer's kWiue to din!" The inhabitants of the city consist_of about fifty Dutch Irishmen and the same number of Irish-Dutchmen, who spend their tiice in drinking adulterated whis key out of dirty tumblers, (thereby mak ing dirty tumblers of themselves,) iu break ing tbe Sabbath and each other's heads, and in saying hard things about* Mound City on the Ohio, six miles above here. uThe which she wore at rivet- Khotu- d'»th wa«h Cvlu^ue, ttui wuatt oh what »hall »a»h the Httoue!" Duriug the dog days the equator runs immediately through Cairo, aud in the winter the north pole stands directly in tbe center of the town. The Obio steamers all lie up there duriang the summer season. Tbis is oue of the stipulations iu tbuir iti surauce policies, Cairo being tbe safest plate in the westeru or uny other waters lora steamboat to stand tbe chances of a coutlagratioii: tor when it is hot there, it is so ciiiijuundtdly I.oi.m- uf a (iiiiiieiit ie-oden in ClinrleMuu. The-v the servant was ordered lo drcatme Que»-u in hoops broad cuougb for a diune ot up per ii-udnui, and a t!.turning gay dross.— She was astonished aud pleased with the ores-, but more with the hoops, which she would nd*a\or to ca ih as ahe turned round and round, uttering out laudish cries. She also exhibited some utclitiaii iii ir». ataui.ly to examine into the material un der her outer dresi, but as gentlemen were present, she was prudently prevented from gratifying this natuiul curiosity: Alter spending Komn hours ahore, sh« was con veyed to the beach by a Dumber of her eu teriainers. mfifssaeg^m ft: ,'*3 hot that such bicsas we are used to iu tb-s countiy go out iu disgust. Tbe southern terminus of the il.iuots Central Uailroad bas tbe misfor tune to call Cuiio its plucu of residence cars stop iu tiie city during the rtigu oi the baleful iSirius,' ntuod iu the midst ot '.he inhabitants until the steam-whistle re \ei berates along the licry sand bars ol the river, and you can easily imagine yourself iu the uaseiuciit story uf Paudeuiouiuui, and that the head devil of the establish meut is calling each ime dam net lo udg meut. Cairo bas one redeeming feature. Sad Sodom and Gomorrah been so fortunate, the shower ot Iii e aud brimstone had uev er fallen, und the lJ«*d Va bad never ex isted. Let Cairo take warning from tbe late ot her oldcu antitypes, und guard with vestal vignauce the lite und citueii ship ot her one rigtiteous luau—Leu. Fax on, the editor of the It men el1 Lklla, culties. When tbe Mississippi overflowed the place, he sat a-straddle of his office, with his feet dangling in the flood, and wrote editorials iu praise of the town on a shingle. He is a man of courage, and as he has secured by letters patent the exclu sive right to tell tbe truth about Cairo, you will pleasx suppress tbe copies of this uuiabcr ot tbe Patriot that sho u'.d go to Southern Illinois. A •mrl«»que on Moaajratf M». One of the amusing letters purporting to come troin Mohmncd Pus ha published ia the EifHintf J'uit, tinued therein its a clerk until he bad reached the age of fifteen years, aud accu mulated the sum of two hundred and five dollars and thirty-two cents. Investing this amount in potatoes and dried pump kins, he set sail in a Stoningtou sloop for New York, and with his entire posessions landed at Fulton Market in the year 1 y 17. Since that time he has passed through the several professions of vegetable pur veyor, fish vender, general merchant, bauk president, and a solid man, aud is now a magnate and millionaire. He was never indicted for stealing, or accused of inlidel ity. He was never troubled with an ultra idea, never had an utiKsIfisb aspiration, litvcr went out of bis way to do a charita ble act, never bothered himself with ro mance, sentiment, or art, never spoke two consecutive sentences iu a grammatical manner, never looked at the stars over his bead nor t^e tlowcrs uuder bis feet. He is some sixty-six years of age, bald, bill ious, aud not especially amiabie. lie has just built himself a large brick house, ve neered with brov.n stone, aud furnished it with satiuwood aud brocatellc, and hung the walls with paintings, evidently by very old, aod, iudeed, quite decrepit masters, We have often beard, but never ventur ed to publish, a good yarn on lr. Thomp son, of Atlanta, a generous good *an, and a tip ton landlord and wit but he m»r. taiuly caught it ouce. A traveler called very late for breakfast —the meal was hurriediy prepared,— Thompson leelmg that the "feed was not quite up lo the mark, made all Borts of apologies nil areuud the eater, who work ed hu During a small rise in the Mississippi last summer the water broke over the city, und covered it to the average depth of six feet. It is a wonder to rome that the city was not washed away, but it will cea.-e to be a wonder if they will remember that that there ure some thiugs too dirty to be washed, even by tbe Mississippi. iu sileuce, uever raising his head above the afiirmative influences of his fork, by au act e»eu acknowledging the pres ence ot miue host. This sulky demeanor ralliui "llca'd" the doctor, who, cbunging the range of his battery, stuck his thumb iu his vest arm hobs, expanded his chest!" by robbiug the rooiu of half ils air, aud said "Now, mister, dod dura me if 1 hain't made all the apology necessary, and more too, considering ibe breakfast and who gets it, aud now, I tell you 1 have seen dirtier, worse looking, and a Ii—I of a sight smaller breaklasts thau this, #tv-rai times."' Tbe weary, hungry oue meekly laid down his tcols, swallowed the bile iiitrau situ, placed ibe paliu of his hands togeth er, and modestly locking up at the vexed and turning landlord, shot haul dead with the tuhowiug words is—what—you—saj—tr«M V' "Yes, sir,'' came with a vindictive promptness, Well, then, I'll be d—d, boss, f/'»/oh naiu viit (racticd uui" The Icliow bad ooihiug to P4J at that house, sure. An AutnUth bred young ladies, says her pavers before retiriug. One night she carried with her to her room a pickle, and laid it upon ber bureau, thinking she would eat alter her devotions. She ktiult at the loot of her i bed lor the purpose. Peggie entered the room, aud seeiug her d.eply absorbed, thought to improve the opp rluuity by ap 1 piopriatiiig the pickle to her own use. She had bitten off a piece, uud iu chew iug it, uiade a uuise, which her sister heard, who, wishing to know the cause, looked up, and beholding Pe^gy devouring the ipickle, hurriedly arose, exclaiming, "(, who is a geiiueuiuii, a scholar, a judge ot bran dy, and a United Suites muil ageut. That Uu is u United Slates mail agcul is sulli cieut evidence thai he is a liucbanan dew oeret and the color of his politics is the beat prouf thai be is a judge ol biandy. '.hat lie, a gcuilemuu and a a scholar, succeeded in obtaining au uppoiutineul uuder the present administration, cau uu ly be accounted lor upon the supposilieu thai he sullered the 1'iesident lu suapeet him ol ucilhcr learning nor houesty.— Leu. Faxon is a brick, llo has seeu Cairo in sdl phases^ aud clings to her still with a tenacity wui tliy of a better object, lu his clluits to build up the city he is neither dauuled by dauber uor deutusd by dilb. hu I cei iuc me a moment i I iug Uf my pickle i wag of a dog s tail waiting U a bone, never saw oue •etftwut a ftar the gospel," TERMS—12.00, INVARIABLY IV ADYANCI. has the following hit at the "Merchant Princes" of New York: I w a s o n a u e o w n o n n e i cut, in the year 1802. By the time he was ten years old (and very old, indeed, be was at that time of life) he had made one hundred and sixty five bargains, barters and dickers in shoe strings, peg-tops aud jack-kuivts, and bad amassi-d the sum of! dis low down scwiice hadn't uarv single five dollars and fifty three cents. At the number on 'em. WLou he gets up in de age of eleven, he entered the store of Grab mornin' be feels wusser—be links dat bis & Ketchum, in his native town, and con- body is made of ice cream, all 'cept bis heart, and dat's a big piece ob lead in de NO. 20. lay A Negro with tbe Blueia "I say, Sam Jonsing, wat for you look so sober dis moruin'? You mos' usually alters a laffin, but now your face looks as gloomy and black a* dis late spell ob bad weddor." "Wy. chile, I feels bad—1'« got what de white folks calls de bloose, and de wus sort at that—dat's jist what I bas, Pete Gumbo—ax no taore questions." "De what you call 'nn, Sam "De bloos, 1 say de real indigo btMpf "Dar s de pint wbar yoa corner die ere chile. I'd like to hear you simplify what dis bloos is.*' "Wy, wy, Pete, you don't no nuffio—I tot you'd more quaintance wid de fosify ob de human mind. Wal, you see, when a man's got de bloos he looks forrard into de comin' footoority jest as though be gwine to draw a blank in de big lotry— he feels like as if all dcligbtsum prizes in middle. All sorts ob sites are ibbering around, and red monkeys buzzin about his ears. Dar, nigga, dem's wbat 1 got now, an dem's what 1 call de bloos. How you like to hab 'em, Pete? Answer dis, an ax uotlin more fudder.'' "Tank you, Sum, dis chile don't wish for one—not if dem's de sort." Da Iutorser. The Gcrinantown Telegraph tells tbe fol lowing Gen. Keim, the new Berks county mem ber, has taken his seat in the House of Rep resentatives. Before leaving Heading, he was handsomely entertained by the prin cipal people of that city, and was escorted to the cars, which bore him to Washington by both a civic and military procession.— It is said tbat he gained a portion of his immense popularity in Berk* county, froin a very singular though obliging trait of character, exhibited in his disposition as a sort of public "endorser,'' wbich the fol lowing little incident will show, and which we suppose to be as true as the four gos pels. A short time ago, a farmer from one of the benighted districts, who was in and setup in a carriage. He has achieve 1 want of a little extra funds, and being ra- a lite social position, and is now consider ed a most desirable match for aay virgin io New York." A Yarn of Sul Loteugsod. ther late for discount, c:itne very much out of breath, pulling intj tbe bunk, and de manded to know "vare de iutorser vas He was answered that there was no such person there. "Dat may pe, put 1 vant's to know vere (he man lives as e'oes de in torsing for de peonies." This caused a small explosion among the officers, but ta king the hint, he was quietly directed to "GenT IveTrn: and in less than fifteen min utes he returned with bis note superscribed by "the endorser." Who could have had any doubt of his election. Ail KxAtti|)l«! for VonofXta* Ex*Governor Andrew Johnson, recently elected to the l.'nited Slates Seuate from Tennessee, is a tailor by trade, and learn ed the rudiments of bis educatioa from his wife, and at such intervals of time as he could snatch from his daily labor. He ttnd ha» worked his way, step hy step, second to that of the presidency, under great disad vantages. This is one of the beauties of our true ropuhiiuan form of government— the highest office may be attained by the humblest eiiia-n, and tbe example of Mr. Johnson, of Tennessee, should encourage every youth in the Ian a to an honorable ambition. nickerbocker Magazine picks qp a good many good things. Iu the Decem ber number we find a story wbich nu thus: Judge B., of New Havan, is a talented lawyer and a groat wag. He had a eon, Sam, a graceless wight, witty, and, like hi. father fond of ntint juleps and other palatable "fluids." Tho father and son wero on a visit to Niagara Falls. Each was anxious to "take a nip," but ^ooe for example and the" other in dread of hurting the old man's Icclings) equally unwilling to drink iu presence of the other. "Sam," said ihe Judge, "I'll take a short walk—be Miss Mollie and Miss Peggie are two back shortly." "All right," replied Sam, sisters. Miss Mollie is the eldest. She is and after seeing the old gentleman safely not a member of any church, but like well arouud the corner, he walked out quickly and ordered a julep at the bar-room. Whil in concixio, Mt- MT Hope is a sentiment exhibited iu the the Judge entered, and (Sam jusi then being back of a newspa per, aud consequently viewing though viewless,) ordered a julep. The second was compounded, and the Judge was just adjustiug his tube for a cool draught, whea Sam stepped up, aud taking up his glass, requested the far lender to tc.ke tbe paj for both juleps from the bill the old geu tlamati had haudud out lo him The sur prisu ot the Judge was equalled by his adiuiratiou of his son's coolness and he exclaimed, "Sam! Sam!—yoi^ need no julep to cool you."' Sam "allowed" that he didu't. M#*A friend of ours was trarelisg, while alUicUid with a very bad cough. He 4liuoyod hu ,„Uuw An incorrigible wag, who had lent friend, but jwu must excuse MS &*« Urn a minister a horse, which ran away and throw its oleno.il rider, thought bo should i g^jp. pencil marks in scratching have some credit far hi* »*d ia reading tulUull traveWr, ti|| oue ol them remarked, ia a tous of dis 'ysir, that is a very bad rough pc»suru. ol yours?" "True, Sir," replied our iuk.-u have beeu decided illegal Ul York county, l'eua.