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1 MM v >v v /A. MR 2 si a fcîf %S2£ & El % ,/;• r* ns "£ Bi 1 M Tî w -•- IP s*æa? æmi « s$s$ ■>xmM : . -*•=* é> m 5c Volume 9. Helena, Montana, Thursday, July 1, 1875. No. * ^ J) X THE WEEKLY HERALD fHHUrHKU EVERY THÜR-DAT MORNING. S. r-fï^ I FISK BROS., Publishers TERMS W «ifï iGLVs i'u}; witMT« (d- !i One copy orm month. « o.e copy tltr.-v inoiill One copy nix month«. One coj)y one year____ TJIK 1)A1 Li' -vr'.xt ly c k'tV .BY M A n. ilKKALO. :r) pi r mojit.tj.y, no f 3 00 . (i 00 . 12 00 . «2 on TERMS FOJt TH.K WEEKLY HERALD. One jvnr...... Six months..... Tlirec month«.., ....?< 00 ____4 00 .....'2 60 THE I 1 L 1 K AYR THE GRAY. Bv the How of Hie inland river, V\ hec.ce Hie fleet« of iron have tlc<l. Whore the blade« of the new j'ra«« quiver, Asleep ar<; the ranks of the deud: Under the «od and the dew, Waiting the Judgment-Day,— Under the o.ie. the Blue: Under the other the («ray. These in the robing of glory. Those in the gluon of defeat, All with the but lie blood gory, In the diii'k of eteniity meet: Under the rod and the dew, Waiting the Indgment-Day. Umler the laurel, the Bine; Under the willow, the G ray. From the silence of sorrowful hours The desolate mourner« go, Lovingly Iahen with dowers. Alike for the friend and the fix;; Under the sod and the dew, Waiting for the Judgment-Day, Under the rose« the Blue ; Under the lilies, the Gray. So with an equal pplendor The morniii/ «un-ray« tali. With a tout h impartially tender, On the blossoms blooming for all; Under the sod and the dew, Waiting for the Judgment-Day,- Broidered with gol 1, ihe Bine; Mellowed with gold, the Gray. So, when the Summer calleth. On the forest and Held of grain, With r»n equal murmur, falleth The cooling drip of the rain: Under the soil and Ihe dew. Waiting the Judgment-Day,- Wet with rain, the Blue; Wet with the rain, the Gray. Sadly, bnf not upbraiding, Tue generous deed was done; In the storm 01 the years that are fading, No braver battle was won: Under the sod and the dew, Waiting the Judgment-Day,— Under the blossoms, the Unie; Under the garlands, tlu; Gray. No more shall the war-cry sever, Or the winding river be red ; They b mish our anger forever V, hen they laurel the graves of our dead : Under tlie sod and the dew, Waiting the Judgmeut-D iy,— Love and tears for the Blue; Tears and love for the Gray. An Important Decision. The New York Times refers briefly to a decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, which is of great importance !<> the people* of many counties iu the West and to the holders of county securities. The case is that of Ritchie vs. Franklin county, and the decision is 'hat where county author ities construed a legislative act authorizing the building of a railroad to a vote of the peo ple to he discretionary, whereas, in fact, it "as mandatory, and issued bonds without submitting the question, a general enaction of the Legislature is valid, and acted as a legali zation of ihe bonds issued. Tin; President recently received a letter îroin L. U. Ross, of Des Moines, Iowa, iu which that gentleman asks the privilege of advertising a new horizontal street-car steam engine and hand-saw and car dresser on the back of one-dollar bills, national bank notes, cc., tor fifty years. For this privilege lie otters to pay all the expenses of the Indian bureau, ihe expenses of the White House, and the President s usual salary, build aud equip ten ocean war steamers (iron-clad),and pay off the national war debt in ten annual installments, provided that all postage stamps and postal cards, and the face of ail uational bank notes contain a steel cut of his hand saw and dresser. -- —fW' A rake mine of last year's reservoir relics has lately been uncovered at Haydenville, where Superintendent Hanson, of the cottou mill, set u number'of workmen digging over a pile of stones below the mill-duin. From it they have taken an almost inconceivable variety of things—a steam engine and boiler, silver bells, silver cups, clocks, sewing ma chines, gold pens, harnesses, the brass shop bell, emblems of Free Masonry, brass pumps, shafting, etc. Pictures that have laid a year underground are quite distinct. A cut-glass altar from the lodge came over the dam, and whs taken out whole from under tons of stone; a spy-glass, too, was perfect, though lillud with sand .—Springfield (Mass.) Rcpub - lie an. ' "I think, Philip," said Mrs. Sheridan, "that W hilelaw Reid's poem about that ridi culous Winchester affair has made you vain." •'Pooh! said the General, who was polish ing his sword with sandstone and wool, **vou have the wrong pig by ihe ear. Whifelaw didn't write the poem—it was Ruclmnan"_ '•There you go again," interrupted Mrs. Sheridan. "Upon my soul I've beard of nothing since I came* into this house, but cannon and sword and blond and thunder. And such » remark as "a pig by the ear!" u,°« W ' 1 , <io wish y«"'d fwgef the camp for a uttie while out of respect for me." The General remarked, "Haug it !" in a low tone cl voice. w i to he THE Y E E EOWSTOXE* Return of General Forsythe'» Expedition I'p the Yellowstone. It is Report of the River try. amt the 1 'oun Bismarck, (I). T.) dune 12. syth, Lieutenant Grant, and this morning with tue steamer the Coulson Line, from left for the East at lord May 2U, ami i it ■ Big Horn, a distance o days. lip to th«;t rim« v-> <;>iticv l perieneed, the rm h: . nar -.w the banks low, with 1 *• t ahk. buck from tiie j Ac? 'i ccui'ii sented as extremely m A D *• ; Big Horn spars uml !■ ,.t :■ v. « ,v n-e* many places. i a ; passed i\ Pryor's rivers, und euruo U !. On the ialter, wh'.rh :t :v« ns pendieulatlv intim rmudl». height of 20(t tV:et, was ioni William Clark, the due iik ■ names, some dated a? ltxcu ing this, they continu« miles ol Clark's Fork, miles from Fort. Buford. Powder river. At this liged to turn back, on ; current and obstructions fa* the As they returned, when near ■—rtf euer*! 1 For party resumed Josephine, of iCii .»Wijtoue, itUu ■ .y Fori liu a.At the in ill's* ha seven nibeuitv was ex ep, î 1 J i j J j î A U i a uo . e ' *•*.;• ana P»*y'ia Pillar. - : a: l! P i ei * ' «y . v « the tuo name oi uuiuy other within hiteen Ibis 'or in g over and 2(R> miles ab jioint they were ceounL ot Liu; si hannels. i,.. V • ./ s ' I j | i j j ; i ; I i ve « "ij they came upon a camp of sevt iu* thousand ! Crow Indians. General Forsyth talked with them and found them wHl armed and supplied. They were on the w ay to tin; Big Horn coun try. No $ioux were seen. An abundance ot deer, elk, bear, antelope and mountain sheep wer«; seen. The Josephine ran up* the Big Horn river a distance of fifteen miles, where they found the channel obstructed. Along the" stream the valley was rugged ami narrow. There was snow on the peaks which the Indians said was perpetual. 'The officers of the Jose phine consider the Yellowstone to be even better for navigation, at least three monthsof every year, as far up as the Big Horn, than the (Tuner Missouri. The following account of the exploring expedition up the Yellowstone and Big H«>rn rivers was received at military headquarters, in Chicago, on the 13th : Bismarck, D. T., 12ib, 1875. Lieutenant General P. H. Sheridan, i lead quarters. Chicago, 111. We left Fori Buford at (5 p. m. on Wednes day, May 20, and reached the mouth of the Big Horn river by the use of steam alone, without setting a soar or warping, at 8 a. m. Wednesday, June 2. Our running time was eighty-eight and forty minutes: distance trav eled from Fort Buford, 400 miles : from the mouth of the Powder river, U>5 miles. Push ing on from the Big Horn, we had to work our way up the Yellowstone by the use of lines aud spars, passing Pompey's Pillar and Pryor's river, but finally were compelled to turn back when within about twenty miles of Clark's Fork, having reached a point on the Yellowstone 250 miles above Powder river, and 485 from Buford. In descending the Yellowstone, we had a rise in the river as far as the Powder river, but from there to the Big Horn the water was falling, and the marks on the banks showed that our stage of water was at least two feet below the usual spring rise. The minimum depth of water, by soundings on Wolf Rapids, was eight feet, and on Main Buffalo Rapids was seven feet. We steamed over both of them without the least trouble. We also ran up the Big Horn river for a distance of twelve miles, when we found that the channel was so obstructed that it would not pay t«> try aud go any higher. The river is about 150 yards wide at its mouth, the water muddy, and the valley proper narrow and rough, with plenty of cottonwood along the stream. The water of the Yellowstone above the Big Horn is clear. I feel justified in saying that for three months of each year the Yci hiwstone i9 navigable from its mouth to the mouth of the Big Horn, aud, if rep«irts are true, it is much better than the Upper Mis souri for the same peri«)d. We saw and killed during our trip buffalo, elk, «leer, mountain sheep and bear, and caught trout above Prytir's river. There is any quantity of pine and cottonwood for all building pm poses from Tongue river as far w est as we went or could see. We saw no bioux on the river, but ran on to about 350 lodges of Crows above Pryor's river, who were on their way down to the Big Horn country to hunt. We leave this morning for Chicago. J. W. FOItSYTH. Lieutenant-Colonel and Military Secretary. it he a Ihe a It the the be and the to will gold Rieht of a Divorced Man to Marry. A somewhat singular case involving the force of Connecticut divorce laws was before the Superior Court iu Worcester, Mass., May 28ih. It appears, according to the Norwich, Coun., Bulletin , tln.t the first wife of Dr. Lyman A. Abbott procured a divorce from him iu the Massachusetts Courts six yeats ag«j, he being a resident of Connecticut at the time. Tne tullowiug year he contracted mar riage with another woman iu Worcester, where he has since resided, and an imlict uient for polygamy was f«)uud against him. i he prosecution held that according to the laws of Massachusetts Abbott had no right to marry again. It was claimed iu defense, however, that he was so entitled by the re vised statutes of Connecticut, of which State he was a bona fide resident at the time of tlu; divorce, and that he brought this status or acquired right with him when he subsequently moved to Worcester. The defense whs sus tained by the court, on the gmuiui that the divorce court which separated the lp«t wife must have known Abbott's privilege as a Con necticut mao, aud the Massachusetts statutory prohibition of a second marriage without leave clearly except in.-tnnees like this. A Nixty Tear«* Camniiit. î One of tiie most remarkable cases of pro 1 traded litigation ever recorded, which dwarfs J iuto insignificance such wrangles as those i concerning the Jumel will, Mrs. Myra Clark j Gaines' claim, or Bentley's Mastership of 'Trinity, is still pending iu the Court of Com mun Pleas of daik County, Ivy. in Decem J be;-. .1.815, Joseph Blackwell sued in the Bath Circuit Court to recover from nearly one hun j dieu détendants »«tue 20,000 acres of land, chiefly ' ' A hich. oi all i and g thaï w tie h county, lie claimed title by virtue *. A an entry linder a Treasury warrant suo-equent survey and patent, the v.t .endsms' titles, all ot than nis were void for I want *. ■ co if ai m. y . ti was IS.!), before, the j <MS»; reamed n Leramg, .tun in 18JJ the plain | '«P got jutigmeut. .An appeal was taken, und i in Ubj.j the ileieiuivnfs obtained a reversal on technical grtninds. Tire case was remanded j to tne Bath Court, wnere it dragged along til j 1840, w lieu a ciiangc of venue to Clark coun ; *y was prayed and gladly granted. Then for i tour years the détendants were unmolested, ; while the plaintiffs fought among themselves. had been dead for thirty years, and now attempted to make themselves instead oi William 3Iarshall and 1er, who had conducted the suit, I i his heirs « plaintiffs Jolm Fovv claiming î i itc heirs ! euied the fact of such a purchase and ils validity in uuy case, but, alter four years of litigation, were defeated iu all the courts, an 1 the case in 1850 was precisely as it was in 1815. In the succeeding twenty-five years it has made two visits to the Court of Appeals and returned with unimpaired vivac- ity. A year ago it was trauferred to the Court of Common Pleas, and there it is now pending just as near a decision as it was sixty years ago, and conducted with just as much energy. All the original parties to it are dead. 'Three generations of lawyers have drawn fees from it, among others Thomas Fletcher, Robert M. Bradley, James Simpeou, Kenas Farrow, R. Apperson, Robert Wick- jiife, John B. Huston, B. J. Peters and Tims, burner. Simon Kenton's autograph appears ou a deposition taken in 1819 and Garrett Davis' on a deed certified by him as Deputy Clerk of the Lath Court in the same remote year; it has been brought before successions of Judges long since dead, in court houses that dropped to pieces long ago, but The Case remains, defying time. Age cannot wither it, nor custom stale the iufmile variety of its phases, ami as the lands are i tereasing in yafue more rapidly' than the fees can possibly increase in amount, and the mass of papers in which fatal techical errors are found alter- nately by plaintiff and defendant yearly grows iu volume, there appears no reason why The Case should not see the downfall of Kentuckian civilization as it beheld its rise, and survive long after blue grass has ceased to grow and Bourbon whisky to run : nay, even assist at the last sad rites of its infant brother of Brooklyn. Grand DiNplny oi' Firework«* to Come off In FkilaUelidsia on Ike Fourth. I-'rom the Philadelphia Time*, June 12th. Proicssor Jackson has completed his pro gramme for the display of n re works at the Park on the evening of Monday, the 5th of July, it comprises twenty pieces, and will probably take place near tne Lincoln statue, it will open w ith a grand flight of signal and honorary rockets, garnished with serpents, gold aud silver rain and stars of every hue, closing with a magnificent illumination of green aud crimson fires, 'i he first figure will he a tribute to July 4, 1775, commencing with a relating fire of purple aud gold, suddenly unfolding into anew and beautitul figure with Ihe uational colors—red, white, and blue. 'Then will be displayed a new and beautiful figure, cletiicated to the nathm's birthday, changing tiom a revolving center of rayon nant and jessamine fires to a superb figure w ith a center of thirteen stars in honor of tiie thirteen original States. The exhibition will close with à grand exhibition of pyric art, au allegory ot Independence and.the Centennial. It will <ipen with a spirited bombardment, at the termination of which will appear America with her right hand pointing to the old Inde pendence bell, clutched in the talons of the Americau eagle, seen soaring aloft bearing the starry banner in his beak. America will be flanked right and left respectively by the coat of arms of the State of Pennsylvania and the city of Philadelphia, whilst beneath the pedestal occupied by the goddess will ap pear the mémorable and prophetic declara tion, "Proclaim liberty throughout the land, to all the inhabitants thereof." As this mag nificent tableau is burning, the heavens above will be filled with stars, myriads of suns, gold and silver rain, serpents, meteors, burst ing bombs, and every device of pyric art. Couldn't* be Blnffed. A couple of horsemen, coming into the city the other day from the interior, overtook an old man and his wife seate«! in the bottom of a mule cart. Feeling in high spirits, one of the men called out : "Hello, uncle, how much will you take for your wife, cash down ?" "Oh, 1 dunn«>," he slowly replied. ''Well, name your prie«;." "How much'll ye give?" he asked. "Ten dollars." "Take her." The horseman didn't know what to say and w r as gathering up the reins, when the old woman jumped to the ground aud exclaimed: "Pass «»v«*r the ducats, mister; I like the old man and he likes me ; hut we are a family which can't be bluffed by no man on horse ba« If." The "bluffers" got. out of the scrape by riding <*ff at full speed.— Vicksburg Herald. * he Democratic Governor of Maryland lately received two colored bishops and a large pany of c«>lored preachers at his resi dence. for this Whisky. From tiie Terrttorrial (Nevada) Enterprise. The tiaeramento Bee finds space item : "There is now en route for San Francisco, via Cape Horn, from the port3 of Boston and New York, five thousand nine hundred and eighty barrels of whisky, which have been out from twenty-nine to one hundred and forty-two days. This, with the average quan tity made iu California (live thousand gallons per day,) give us a total of one million seven hundred thousand gallons to worry through the ensuing year, with only about three gal lons for each man, woman and child in the State of California." And yet people say times arc hard because officers are corrupt, and cry out for reform. And yet that whisky would not come to this coast if there was not a demand for if here. As it D, if means a tax on the people here of many millions which they can illy afford to pay. It means more than a tax on their purses—it means the useless work of many thousand men iu distributing it ; it means the consuming of thousands of valuable hours in absorbing it; it means the taking from legiti mate toil of many industrious men ; it means distress in families, corruption in politics, new inmates for the asylums and prisons of the coast ; it means that the most insidious enemy ever permitted on earth is approach ing with mighty reinforcements to prostrate the health, wealth, happiness and prosperity of men; to make the ties of kindred and of honor grow weak in Ihe noblest breasts ; to give an unreal solace and a false courage to those who seek excuses to justify wrongs committed or premeditated ; work for law yers and doctors, coroners and sextons. It means that, preach good and practice virtue as we nuiy, this enemy stands smiling on every corner to charm the eye and poison at once the bodies and the souls of men ; and that while public opinion justifies its unlimited sale, we must remain at least partially tainted ; and that for us to cry out against corrupt officet s is a hypocritical cry, for the people are corrupt, an«l honest ollicers would not properly represent their constituencies. The Detroit Solomon. DISPUTE BETWEEN HIS HONOR ASD BIJAU. While the clerk was making out the war rants His Htmor and Bijah got into a wran gle about agriculture, his Honor claiming that M«iy was the month iu which to plant tapioca, Bijah claiming that tapioca grew on trees, forgotten more about farming than you'd ever know if you lived to be three thousand years oid." "I can't help that," replied Bijah. "What I know I know just as well as if I was as big as a meetin' house. You might puzzle me on law, but when it come3 down to farming, I won't get behind the corner for any man that ever lived." "Very well," said his Honor, as he moved behind the desk ; "you may want to borrow another two shillings some day." "And you may want to borrow my hat to go to another wedding was the reply." It was sad to see yie two old friends fall out, and the affair cast a gloom over the spir its of what would otherwise have been a cheerful crowd. FROM ENGLAND,^ "Hi'm a stranger hover'ere!" explained the next man, as he balanced before the desk. "You were a stranger and they took you in, eh ?" replied the court. "Hi'm sorty, sir." "Yes, so am I." "Hi wan't used to hit, and hit Jiovereome me.' "What was it ?" "Hi believes they call hit hold rye, sir." "How much did you driuk ?" "Honly 'alf a piut, sir." "Great whales! my boy, but what do you suppose American whisky is made of?" "Corn and rye, and so lion, hi supposes, sir." "You do, c*b? Well, you've got tolet whisky alone. You've got tr> get acclimated first. You've got to have chills, shakes and the small-pox—run for office—get smashed on the cars, be drawn on the jury, blown up on the ferry, and have the papers call you a horse thief and a liar, before you can swallow American whisky with any satisfaction." "Hi want to go 'ome, sir." "Well, there's the way out, and now you want to fly. If I catch you here again I'll make an ex—" But be was out doors. The prisoners were loaded up, good-bys passed, and the boys marched down behind the wood-yard singing: On rni-me-r *us occasion« Onr pre«en' e lw*re we've leDt, For it. i« «final to a cir-ki-ue, and doesn't cost a cent, ---— M M — --- The Kuius of an Ancient City of Ken lucky. Green Botts is the owner of alarm at Peel ed Oak, on Slate creek, a noted section of Bath county, aud this spring, in plowing up about sixty acres of level land, he discovered the ruins of a city—a city of regular streets, curbed with st«>ue and evincing a higher or der of architectural knowledge aud a greater civilization than auy other prehistoric remains yet found in this country. Many years ago a faint trace of a similar city was noticed in Montgomery county, near Mount Sterling; but the owners of the laud baviug little taste for back researches, almost or entirely ol» 1 iterated the evidence to make room for corn growing. This being a fresh dis«*«ivery we have no doubt it will »«e visited by Professor Slmler and the archœologisO an«) prehisto rians of the country at lanre. The land ad joins a large tract belonging to General Wil liam Preston, of Lexington. —Frankfort Yeoman. Poisomnl B«*ot«. The dangerous, and in many cases fatal, results occurring from the use ot green-lined gum boots are again the subject or comment in the California papers, instances ot seri ous poisoning from wcaringthis kind of foot gear (lined with green) are on record here in Montana. Oue case came under our own ob servation last autumn--a miner from Lincoln who was treated by J)i. Ingeisoll. ills con dition when brought here was critical. Hi feet and legs wore fearfully swollen, the joints stiffened, and hieenttrd sores covered his limbs and body. His suiferings were in tens«;, and we doubua Umt ;m dic;*.l skill wevi-r, under the * fiknuit trenl nient 'e' 1 ;. vraed void was r;ed remt aies was .« of kneaded day, used in the form could save iris Die. 21 prompt, and as it prowd, of the physician, tne man restored to health. Tu inti added outward application moistened with water aud of poultice. 'The poulticing was renewed every two hours, and doubtless principally contributed to effect a cure. Hundred;* of miners in Montana wear gum boots. It is well for them to understand the peril of using the green-lined, that kind being arseuically dyed and poisonous to a dangerous degree. This assertion is 1 u!!y cor: irmed by tue evi deuce of nun H'i'G! ;s ca ; f'S submitto d io tlie Oruviile Mi rt ur \ y and oth er Ca'if« ruia pers, 5\ hmh unite ! o \v trn tiu. grav« 1 mi ners lo desr it from tiré use *. Rem or. «je f, r ; *■ • *•. "o rv. Rev. J. M. Mn« f* ou. Al ji v Ol server, relate licit ■Jot ( af Aaron Burr : So« iV-r bv reu :u i roci Europe , he wt nt i« VJ.-Î .. « miUv « ,i \ he S ort k River, which who n: im « loin; Li een inti mate. Nut in fern led « >[ tl o Gucit!« n oi ihu the parlor, i itself w as family at that time, he entered and the first object that* present« a corpse laid out iu the lujnat way. He in stantly started back ; and, al ter a moment's pause, exclaimed : 'Good God! Who is that?' On being informed it was the grandson of his friend, he sank down on a «•hair, and, cov ering his face with his hands, sat some eight or ten minutes apparently iu the utmost agony. He then suddenly arose, left ihe house without uttering a word, got on board a boat and returned to New York. In a day ojr two after ho wrote a lutter to one of the family apologizing for his strange and sudden departure, alleging that his feelings were so excited that he could not remain," or at the moment give any explanation. Thee follows these strong and expressive words: "Ever since that sad event, which severed me from the whole human race, I have been a3 inca pable of giving as receiving consolation. I become palsied, body anti mind, by such scenes." Dated March 31, 1818. Thus it ap pears this man was haunted through life with the appalling image of the fatal scene. The sight of acoflin pulsed him iu body and mind. I JUother»-iu-jLuw. The Denver JS'cics tells of a Colorado man who for the past two years has be«*n savin g a portion of ins earnings to bring his mother in-law out from the States on a visit. He says people and newspapers may howl them selves hoarse against the generation of moth ers-in-law, but the grandmother of his child ren, who nursed most of them through the measels, whooping cough, colic, aiuf other infantile ills, can always fiud a champion aud defender in him. Now ttu.io is something heroic and admirable in ibis. The habit of saying smart but senseless things about one's wife's mother is rather disreputable when duly considered. In thousands <*f instances they are angels in the household instead of the reverse. In thousands ot «nhi.r cases the mother-in-law might jusily complain ol her daughter's husband, but for her gentle for bearance and wise discretion. A~man does not marry his mother-iu-law, of course ; neither does she marry him, and it is down right impudence to suppose that all the cour tesy and consideration should flow from one side of the house to the other. Doubtless one half the flippant writers who condemn mmh ers-indaw would, upon trial, prove them selves unworthy husbands, for no man who truly respected and honored womanhood, either in his wife, his wife's mother, or his own mother, would be guilty of such whole sale slander against tiie sex. —--«■■SY «« 4> * * — jfttnÀfe ami iV>Flirf« T r. m badly To drop your kniic means : bored." To eat with your knife means : "I am not posted." To drop your fork means: "I am desper ately in love." To wipe your knife on the tabic clo'h means: "All right." "■To stir your coffee with a fork means : "How sweet you arc." To cat your soup with n fork means : "You arc very beautiful." To whet your knife on your fork means: "You see, 1 am sharp. To cut your mouth with a knit'«; means: "I am very impatient." To pick your teeth with u fork means: "I am the pick of the lot." To wipe your nose on a napkin means: "I am making a fool of myself." To drum on your plate with your knife aud fork mean3: "I am almost crazy." To scratch your head with a fork means: "I itch for an acquaintance with you." To dip your own knife into the butter means: "1 am not very particular, you see." To4et your knife slip and splatter the gravy out of your plat«; means : "1 am exceedingly happy to be here." To draw the knife half way down the throat means : "I am eujoving myself very well, thank you. " The Philadelphia Ledger must look «rut for its laurels. A Boston morning paper, no ticing the funeral of a young person, adds: "Relatives and friends are invited t«* attend. Of such is the Kingdom of Heaven."