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M A YS V 11.1.1 !SEP. 15 I SO 1
Written lor the Cincinnati Enquirer.
The Loved and Lost.
I have a rofe, indcd rose,
Sweeter thin cy fairer flower;
It will not bud where zephyr blows;
It will net freshen in the shower.
Where is the giver? Ohl where?
I have a gunny tress of hair,
Fair was tho brow o'er which it waved;
Undimmed by TiTr.e, unchanged by care,
A tl.ir.jr that love for mem'ry saved.
"Where's the wearer? Oh! where?
I have a heart a lonely heart,
O'er which at evening btealinjr comes
A voice that bi.s the tear-drop stmt,
As through the past fond uieru'ry roams.
Where is the eakci I Oh! where?
And breathing sweet, and low and soft,
As summer winds o'er banks of bloom,
Througn all my penrdve being waft,
And woo me to a cloudless home.
Where is the breather? Oh! where?
The hand that pave that faded rose;
Tho brow where waved that sunny hair.
The voice that well my spirit k-.ows,
And breather, safe in He:. von are.
There is the lot one oh, therel
I soon shall clasp that friendly hand;
I soon shall kiss that anael brow;
Forgetting, in thatMinny land,
Sorrows thut cliill my spirit t ow.
There thai I 1 greet thee oh, there!
We'll range the flai ls of azure blue;
We'll know no sorrow, yrief nor pain,
We'll sip ot love's immortal dew,
Thatt-parklet all that verdure 1 plain.
Iso more saduss -ever there!
Then welcome to th; friendly dart.
Welcome! the winding heel and sod,
Uniting faithful heart to heart,
To be forever mr- with Cod.
No mote pnrthiir ever there!
Johctou'i Island, Aaust C'J, 1504.
The Ring.
It waa simple t ken.
This gift of long ago;
And when the vow was i-poket.,
My heart knew not of woe.
1 thought all life wuspladnes.
And mine a path of light;
1 never dreamed that madness
Cotild bring a shroud to blight.
It was a cherished token,
This plain, Out long-worn ring;
But now his vow is broken,
It is a wortLle.-s thing.
I woro it in life's brightness
When sunny v as iny brow,
When oil wasjry and brightness
1 cannot wear it now.
It seemed a gift of kindness;
I thought its language true;
1 took it in my blindness,
For I no wrong then knew.
For long, long years I'd worn it,
This ring that brought its blight,
But from my hand I've turned it,
And bidden it from sight.
It was a simple token,
Yet bore a weight of care;
A vow that has been broken;
A cloud to mask the fair.
1 Lave a dread of jewels;
All arc not gifts of love,
They sometimes gleam and sparkle,
Yet oft a poison prove.
The Niece's Answer.
A maiden nnnt, whose locks of snow
1'roclaimcd her young-some years ago
Reproved her niece, a damsel gay,
For dressing in the wanton way,
By which our modern girls cxposo
A vast deal more tlu.n eyes and nose.
ivw't von hide what ought to be Jdd,
And dress modest aud piaiu.as you grandmother
Dear aunt, so I do-as yon may perceive,
I aim at the mcdo of grandmother--:.
A Sister's Love.
More constant than the evening star
Which mildly beams above
That diadem oh! dearer far
A sister's gentle lovel
Brighter than the dew-drop on the rose,
Thau Kature's smile moro gay
A liviug fount which ever flows,
Warmed by love's pure ray.
Gem of the heartl Life's gift divine
Bequeathed as from above,
Glad e ffcring at affection's shrine
:; A sister's holy love!
"Our Baby!"
'That's our baby,' said the young mother,
exultingly, at ebo took it from the cradle,
and held it at arm's length before us, and
oh! for the light of her eyes as the words
were spoken. It was a pretty babe (moth
ers and babes are always pretty, though ever
so plain before or after, but we hare seen
Erettier); though that young mother never
as, Dor never will. JJer wildest dream of
beauty Is realized, the most glorious angel
face that ever bent whimperingly to her in
girlish dreams; the ideal lover of her 'teens'
myth of imagination, which haunted
ante- nuptial nights was beautiful, exceed
lngly; but bis charms pale and fade away i tention of the placards was to convey tho ed them; tbpy have d?olateJ the land, and dragging at his heels two half-rown ili
before the peerless beauty of 'our baby. j idea that within the store thero are many thrown it into universal mourning; and now, I shaped ijivs. '
All this was told in a look. I rue, as she i things tor sale which are not visible on the ; w'th an imperative demand upon the peo-j They were all the sons he had, and be
presently seated herself, with baby on her ', counters or shelves. This is so; and yet it pic .mo from which they cannot escape ! had contracted to sell them both' as snb
lap, fearing she might have butrayed the : is not so. It is so to the extent that many ! for another half million of sacrifices, tbey ' stitv.tes.
extravagance of her love, she pretended to things are for sale that do not maet tho ey p, have the atrocious audacity to ask to b a j Thoy had been bargained for by 'loyal'
KriMal? .lifrKtinnto nF Ilia fa. I n.a I ri a .1 a an rl if la nnl ai-. Kan m.a itino. itiin.fj upa nnf r'ln'illlljtil in nn-a.l T.i.fln... ... ..1 f Vmi 11 . r J
r u..D...iupij v .uiu.to, uku iu
cry him down' a little, said 'she didn't
think he was very handsome didn't like
the shape of his nose,' etc., but i wouldn't
do; we were not be hoodwinked iu that way,
and her little ruse in sub-rqupntly accusing
the father of ridiculous admiration did not
succeed. 'I think Mary Jane's baby is much
prettier, but George! why you never saw a
man act so absurdly as he doe.-Jover him
he perfectly idolizes him
George. thu3 appealed to before a third
party, affects a magnificent indifference.
snaps his fingers at him with a 'pooh!' ana
valoroualy calls him a 'noisy sascal.' But
George is humbugging; he Joes idolize him,
and is a better man for tho sin.
Reader. 'our babv.' pulins infant as he is. :
troublesome comfort as he proves, weak and
helpless as he locks is a very giant! A
power unknown befoje his advent, prevails
in the household he blesses. A strength
more potfnt tban many evils ho imiaris.
A messenger from heaven is 'our baby,"
bringing to father weighty messages from its
courts; singinji in mother's always open ear
the melodies that angels sing, lie is a link,
forged in sacred fires, of the unseen add
m-itlosa rhain which hinds man to his
Maker; the bow anchor to the bark of love
the household deity miniature type of
Ilim who sits in eternal watchfulness over
erring humanity. 'Our baby' is the sentinel
of Ord. whose tinv arm. with the nower of
Titan, stays the truant steps of thai father
whose recreant inougnis someumcs waouer
from the shrine of home. A yuarfliau spirit
is is 'our babv;' a safeguard against the
riowers of darkness; a shining star in every
household, whose rays tail like a blessing
upon each face within its walls. Header,
God grant they may rest on yours.
Communicated to the N. Y. Jour, of Commerce.
CurioiiH, but True.
I wish to relate an incident which cannot
fail o in'erest your mercanfle readers
One of the oldest and most respectable
and wealthy merchants of Lroiisville, Kv ,
who has buen in business h re lor over 30
years, was a few davs since called upon by
a gentleman who 24 J ypar ago givo his
note f -r -5420 CO, and now deird to take it
up with interest. The whole amount, add-
ins interest at G per cent, per annum,
amour ted to $1,028 G2. The piyment was
most unexpected , and the Louisville mer-
chant says was 'a pleasing incident, and the
onlv one of the kind that has occurred witb
me during a continuous nus.ness in Liouis- age by putting enougn eggs under the hatcii
ville (and within CO feet of the same spot) way.
for 30 years.'
However, he had the curiosity to figure
up the result, and ascertain how much gold
his debt would produce at the present de
preciated rate of our currency, and found,
that at 257 for gold, the payment of 1,-
028 62 would give only $400 24r, or 20 36 ,
lets money than the amount loaned 2ij j
years ago. -To again use words of the j
Louisville merchant.
"The man was honest and wanted to pay
bis just debts with accumulated interest, but
the result shows that he had my money
nearlv a quarter of a centnrv, at 6 per cent
interest, and finally legally discharged the
debt, while I lose Ihe use of my money and
about 5 per cent, of the principal. A curi
ous incident of the times.' II. V. N.
New York, Aug. 24, 1864.
Cmcioo. It is estimated that GOO build
ings e.re now going up in Chicago. Amoug
these are the Chamber of Commerce, cost
in $300,000; a public hall, $200,000;
First Baptist Church, 5 lOO.UUC; besides sev
eral other churches and expensive blocks.
But the wreat mass of the new erections are
dwellings, costing from $1,000 to $5,000,
residences for mecharics. The Chicago
Congressional District has greater amount
of capital invested in manufactures, and
pavs a larger internal revenue, man auy
other district in the country. traveler.
The Most Beautiful Hand. Two
charming women were discussing one day
what it is which constitutes beauty in the
band. Tbey differed in opinion as much
as in the beautiful members whose merits
tbey were discussing. A gentleman friend
presented himself, aod by common consent,
the question was referred to him. It was a
delicate matter. Ue thought of Paris and
the three goddesses. Glancing from one to
the other ot the beautiful white hands pre
sented for bis examination, he replied at
last: 'I g've it UP tne question is too hard
forme; but ask the poor, and they will tell
you that the most beautiful hand ;.n the
world is the hand that gives.'
A Noble Sentiment. Some true heart
gives expression to its generous nature in
the following beautiful sentiment:
'Never desert a friend when enemies gath
er around him when sickness falls on the
heart when the world is dark and cheer
less is the time to try a true friend. They
who tura from the scene of distress, betray
their hypocrisy, and proves that interest
moves them. If you have a friend who
loves you and studies your interest aud hap
piness, be 6ure to sustain him in adversity.
Let him feel that his love is not thrown
away. Real fidelity may be rare; but it ex
Ut9 in the heart. Who has Dot seen and fait
the power? They deny its worth who nev
er loved a friend or labored to make a friend
Nice Little Drinking Arrangement.
A new drinking dodge, in which the ladies
are concerned, is thus announced iu tho Now
York Iltrali :
'Persons in the habit of 'going shopping,'
or even gazing at the windows of stores in
Broadway.Bowery, and othor crowded thor-
orjgniarea, must nave noticed placards bear
mg the words, 'if you don't see what you j party that made t'ts quarrel betweon the sec-j town during tho examination of thoso re
want ask for it.' Apparently these words j tions, and tho pat ty that ma letJie war, prom- contlv couscriptod, which, for inhuman and
are very simple, and bear a very obvious , ised the people that if they would place j brutal barbarism, wo defy any slave market
meaning. But it seems there is more hid- them in power, all Boris of dpsir.ibia onla in ths wnr!,I f.i m ihdi. A fjthr .v-tm hid
den under their simplicity than most people
would suspect. Any uninitiated person
reading them would naturally fancy the in-
- o-j uuuuu uov.ui ii
sacn as one would expect to find vended m
such establishment. What is tho explana-
tlonf ir our information on correct, it ap-
pears that the placards referred to, and
which are to be seen in the windows of dry
goods store, shirt storas and other establish -
monts where the softer sex 'most do coa-
gri'gate,' are simply intended to anoounco to
the ladies that thoy can get 'their hitlers'
within, without let, or hindrance from the
genus hono. This is the 'milk ir. tha cocoa-
nul The ladjesjiave at last managed to
esiaousn lemaie oars, wnere tney can enj-.y
their milk punches, cock-tai'.s, soda or Ottrd,
all to themselves, and without exciting dis-
agreeable comment.
Horriblb astefulness. A full grown I
Buckeye in rather au oblivious and balmy ;
state, tumbltd into a stage coach one bright j
morning beside a traveler, who was i n 'pur- j
suit of knowledge,' certainly at the time
under difficulties. After the ribbins had .
. . .
been picked up and the 'bosses' had re- !
ceived notice to start, the traveler remaike !
to the new comer that 'Ohio was a fine
la hie 'taint nothiu' else,' hicupped
ltle "ucKeye.
' What is the ftaple production, sir?'
or oru-'
'You must a "rS0 quantity, what, is
dD w'lI it, sir?'
'Wher hie why a good deal of it is
"-' -k -j u...- . -.j
' makir.g bread.'
We may easily judga of a man's character
ny wnat ne loves wnat pleases nim. n a;
person manifest pleasure iu low and sordid ;
objects, in vulgar songs aud debasing Ian - ,
guage, in the misfortune of his fellows, or j
cruelty to anim als, we may at once deter- I
mine the complexion of his character. On 1
t i.ii ..I .ii
ilia comrary, ii ue loves puruy, mouesiy,j"A YRl:X ELECTION oil A Kllfcl : FKillT
tauth if virtuous pursuits engage his hcaitj VUiovjo T'tnei.
and draw out his affections, we may bo satis
fied that ho is an upright man. A debased
mind shrinks from association with the gJod
aud wise.
Bunches of grapes may bo preserved all
through the winter by simply inserting the
end ot the stern in a potatoe of the size ot
a lien's egg. The bunches should bo laid
on dry straw, and turned occasionally,
A ska-cattain muni maue sura oi a j
supply of chickens during the longest voy-
'I wonder where thoso clouds are go
ing?' sighed Flora pensively, assho poirtel
with her fingers to tho heavy masses tbtt
floated in the sky. 'I think thoy ara going
to thunder,' said her brother.
Proverbs of Old.
Who spends any more than' ha should,
thall not have it to apGnd when he would.
Wide ear and short to-igue.
Beauty draw3 more than oxon.
The danger past and 'Joi forgotten.
Riches are but the bagiP.go of fo.-tuno.
Willows are weak, vet they bind other
wood .
Who spit3 toward j heaven it falls in his
Who wedi ere he be wise shall dio ere he
Little sticks kindle the fire, but groat ones
put it out.
For what thou canst do thysslf, rely not
upon others.
Hot hat hath a head ot wax must not walk
in the sun.
He who hath much pea3 may put the more ,
in the pot.
Th smoke of a man's own house is better
than the fire of another's.
The bast remedy against an ill man is
much ground between both.
Look Out for SriEs The Administra
tion has organized a vile system of univer
sal espionage all over tho country, and its
contemptible spies and informers are lurk
ing everywhere to hear what thosa opposed
to Lincoln have to say, and then report to
their masters. Democrats, watch these
vermin, and when you iiod them lying
ih.ir.tmn kick Ih.m (mm vnnr rnc
A Remunerative Crop. A well-known
citizen of our county, who recently return
ed from a visit to Keokuk, Iowa, vouches
for the following: A gentleman whom mis-
lonuue uau reuueou u poverty, came Q ,
f . . 1 3 1 J . . . t
Keokuk this spring, in searcn of a homo I
for himself and family. 5s ot finding im-
mediate employment he rented nfteeu j
acres of ground, at 3 OO per aero, and
planted the entire ground to onions,of which j
he now has a very fine crop. Soma parties i
in St. Louis, bearing of it, visited Keokuk, j
and offered the proprietorl$10,00O, cash in -
hand, for his crop, ic the ground, which was j
refused by our shrewd onion farmer. On-
ions are quoted at 84 00 per bushel; and we
understand 500 bushels per acre is not an I
extraordinary yield. This would giva tha
producer 7500 hushels of onions, which, be-
log muitiplun by tha qaoted pne;, you
have 30,000 as the product of fifteen
Who wonld'nt have 6fteen acres of on
ions? Lewistown (111.) Democrat.
There are deaths enough, suffering enough,
'sorrow enough, and peverfy enough in the
country .before they worn produced tit whole-
sale by this wicked and desolation war: and
; those, tborcforo, who favor its further prosa
! cution are saJlv lacking oither in heart or
head, and in either case larking in the vital
spirit ci Christianity. The loafers of the
' should follow. Instead of this. th3v have
, driven them to battle and to slaughter; they
h ive demoralized degraded and impoverish -
.. . tr. r., . n iMno nrui u5 1 1 u i i -
fact in tho history of man, thr.t while
. tjey a.-e preparing to dra half a million of
; ireemen loto the Government slaughter pens j
j against their will, and while th-y aro b-?-j
seeching them to rac sack tneir garrets and i
: driwers, for fr'agu'ents of iincn and muslir., J
j which they wera able to purchase in hotter j
tunes, to bind up the wouuds which they
; propose to "udliet upon thc-m, tii v are at the !
same timo ..ndeavorir:, by f. bhood and
i deceit, to t,.y;tie (,:-m of their vties, and thus !
j retain tho power w hich they ha wielded '
Oniy 10 ucauii, devastation destruction and
sin . Vas ever dih)!i3m so fi.;n.Iish and so
brazen-facid bofore? Tlio mm who will
I vote for such a party must eiih-r consider
j huuselt of very small cosj:tui'm, r else
have a j'retiy satisfactory aisuruice of a
placa amoi g t h 3 ghouls and spoilsman of
the lime. Dayton E.npire.
.- : :
" ".v u lu a iigiu ujj , .mi a irnsn
ca,,-:bt mackerel, like a b.uKt in a gin shop?
ii . 11. t . . . .
AI'MVtr' " 'oau- 0 a" mreearo in danger o;
Beautiful, very b-.uudiil, .uss an old
man look, whose heart is full of "oocness.
lie j
lc, i
Douglas Jeuold calls women's arms '!
serpents that v.i;j,l around a man's ne
killing his best resolutions.'
If 1 am stuck tin, I u'int proud,' said the'
beetle when ho was pinned to the wail.
TM: . . , . ... . !
ii.ii.u. la eifcicu ii.io a military province,!
aim a s.itraii nrnoirded nvdr it. h niv.i,
the deve'.
'ptiisnt of the obi-act of this per- ,
iorin.ir.ee. It tne object be hostile .; the:
intention be to re-en ic in Ilii'iois iho ex-!
j loits of Burbri dga in Kentucky, wa givei
notico that the people of Illinois aict not in !
tho temper for th .t sort of thing to an v ex-j
tent whatever. In Illinois tuhkk will ee '
. .
SnoF.uio 1I'usk3. V. Jours, veterinary
surgeon of London, g'ves the following
simple rules for shoeing horses;
1st. Af'.ar having t.ikcn off iha nl shoes,
shorten the t04, aud rMnve all tha dtsvl
and loose art nf the hoof. Do ii,t rut the
sole or j)ro too tro, ex
nt wh-n thrt toot
lias recci veo an injury iron a :i.'.l (r olher
wise, when it must b rut our.
2nd. L'M thsho.3 l.a of i ip.nl th;c!cr.es
Cr ra
icr t ti i nner at the nee !
i ho ground i
and foot surf .ee should ba perfectly level. '
The shoe should bo light on the heel. 'prt( ,
manv nailsr.ro obj ietionahlp. an 1 these i
should be kept as far as possible from thai
3rd. For tiie hind fent iher9 is no ob
jection to caikins, though they arc of doubt
ful benefit horses travel much better
without them. Tho hind shoos aro ma le
thicket at the toes than at tiia quartors: iho
nails also can bo put closer to tho heels
without causing inconveniencj.
4th. Side- clips should bo avoided"; they
destroy the 'uoo'"; this in tho cause whou the
nails are too close togalhcr The feet
should naver ba r.i-pad, as it destrjvs the
enamel of tha hoofs, renders I hem brittle,
and causes saudcracks, and consnjueu ' ly
Gth. Expansion is a fa!. il error which
led to manv aba s in shoei'i, such as
pa. ring ft mo soie an i srog, raspmg vu tne
hoofs, fcc. The cd.istici'iy of tho loot,
which is, howovpr, very limited, exi.sts only
in the uppar part of :ho hov, principally
round! lie cornet. Oa the lower part and
the toe it is ji7.
Brig. Gen Hammond, a loyalist of the j
HI mlc llmibli jan stri a J . is .1 i'.fl .i n her in 1 1 . .- I
, - i '
amount of half a million of dollars. i
(TThe Confederate Loan advanced three-
per cent, in England upon tho rio
Grant's repulse at Petersburg.
It is statil that in our T::x Bill imports
are levied on three thousand four
and iii'ty d Sferent articles, while in Kn;
intra are now nui twventy .irucics muii
t to
customs dutius, mi l bat tour to excise du
ties. Boston Herald.
This shows how ir.finitely better is the
tax svr-tem of ths n.ot expensive moinrchv
..I.- . . I. . . : . . i .t
uu n iiiaL minir-uea 111 1113 lree3t
and best Government' by Abraham Lincoln.
Our taxes are a complete inventory of every
thing on the carih, above the etrth aud be
neath tha earth Portsmouth Times.
Seventy-five thousand tons of human
l-ilonil hm'A linen
on Dixie's sril-
e,l0nh lo turn avsrr s-iindlfl :n T. w:l
if tha lear, wcra" added to the llood, it I
wo,l!d taru the ra!icilin.,rv. of the cvatiuoni;!
anJ the auaViliiillg B;gha" wouU ail everv
ocean sail. " i
"- 1
The President has issued no proclamation
we believe, this weak. It is expected j
however, another Fast Day proclamation I
will be put out as ha can liud tima to writo !
It. Abe is a 'fast' man. j
The Providence Bulljtiii siys an imp-"
l m'-5 degroe ot publicity a givii to a dis- :
j covery said to nave been mad.j bv a Cnuiei
rent physican, that dirt cio b converted!
into a wuolasomiJ article of diet. Sp-.-cul.i- j
tors will now SfObble On this na-.w n,-ii:i' I
f i:f. . j iu, 1- ... . 1
01 Me, ana 'cheap as dirt'will te no longer
a proverb.
From th 3 Fulton (l'a.) Democrat.
j rj,c Slave JU.tiKct Outdone A Whim
I Sinn Selling His Own Sons.
! Snmnor cml his fnlWers mxv nr,
loudly as they please aboat 'the barbarism
of slavery,' and Mrs. Stowe may rack im
agination to create a monster like the brutal
; L?gree, but wo had an exhibition in this
! alroad v sold ono minnr crn n a nnhsHtn.-
to tho inhuman shamble where ho fell a
' victim, anneared in our town list. M.mdnv
child, was prospectively tho property of
i l no sin a ll or o ii e a i Ft. 0 s t a in a r a
i loud-mouthed and pestilent Abolitionist
, hiii'j l)oi,t of a man, who stood six feet
two hi his stocltinjis and weighed over two
hundred pounds. This intansul v 'loyal' arid
'p u: ioti'j' ie!!mv,wli3n his owu "son, a sturdy
well-grown young man, enlisted followed
him to Cham bersbjri;, ' and brought him
bark on the plea that ha was a nv'uor and
had cnJist-'d without hU fathor'scon'etit.
Yet he is alwavs full of war, and eaerfor
fi .humr s0 c:i .,"3 -t ;3 at th0 exnenselif the
blood of fouio one elsa than himself or his
family. B.;iiig draft? , however, and wish
ing to lessen tiia probability of such a mis
lor tnto befalling him ngiin speedily, aud
i;n p '.!!', 1 at tlio
ssraa timo to save a little
i money, ha had bargained with rt brutal
I f '.'her to pay a lets sum than threo hun 'red
I dollars lor lim body, tha bones, the blood,
i nay, mon, tho I;!of a c'ni'.d, Wa defy the
' wlude South to furnish, an iiiitanco of such
a lisu-rtin 'dicker' in human flash, or from
among ,.!! thi professional slave traders, who
j have- disrracJU its sail, suah n pair cf mon-
sltis r.s tuoso.
j Thio u was no voll of pretended loyalty or
siiilu. r.eo ; airioiism 10 coi.coai the naked
hidcou.-neis of this transaction. Tiie father
was actuated sololy by a sordid desire for
! ga;i;;ihe pircha er was moved by tho sneak
mg .into-IiVuteii cowarnice that forbado
him ricking his own worthless carcass in a
war. for the prosecution of Vvhich ha howls
daily, ai.d by the ruear. selfishness of his
;ro vhi:i prompted him to mako a
sap bid when barteriug for a human vic
tim. A plot had b:ou made up by thepar-
t'.'S to tnis disusuut; transaction by which
th -y hoped to decoivo'tho Board.
Tho boys wera made to iia as to their
ages, and roprascntad themselves as older
than they .really were. So immature and
vouthml, however, was the appearance of
I tho little wretchos, that the Board refused to
I belicvo tho ii..t:onien'. made to their. .though
their father himself lied as to their ages, in
order that he might ba onab'e l to effect a
sale of his oilspiicg They were both re
jected for tii is reason, as entirely too young
for thu set vice. The overgrown human
iirtitu, who La i expuct-jd to savo himself io
this way, sorrowfully acd reluctantly paid
over his in itey to savo his cowardly car-cv.-j
fjr a timo, and tha wretched father,
ai'ter iccliuj; about cur streatj for a day or so
5 . .l.iM.!'..ur ..j want 'l .- i n in ;i ,i 11 A :c j
. , ' , : : .r
ytc-a, uo uouot, m ooia5 uauu,ea m tae
s iIj of ins sons.
. 1 Here is no comiing about this story , no
acinous ii'-'s-ou. ii, is irus, justas wo I2ii
it, ui:d kuown to bs so to tho very letter by
many who will make no comment. We
have scon i c -1033 sold on tha block to the
highest bidder, but th.it only involved a
changa of service. Hera was a white man.
with ono son whom ho had sold dead al
ready, endeavoring to sell two more boys to
what was almost certain death. He found
loyal Abolitionists ready and eager to be
coma the purchasers of cheap substitutas.
Lot us hear no more about tha barbarism of
slavery, when tho barbaiism of this war can
exhibit such revolting spectacles io. tho light
of Heaven on tho frse soil of Pennsylvania.
Col. Mulligan's Diary.
From tbe Kiehniond Disputch, Aug. 4.
The diary of General Mulligan, who was
killed i'.t Kcnistown, is a valuable record,
and we hoj a will bo kept a3 a procious me
mento of tiiis war. II is despondency aboat
tha war and con one ring tho South is most
nithilv exoress in tha last entrv mada hv
' . y " t
T , , ,
Irjn-jral ilulligaa ictt in black ana white
his opinion of Gen. Hunter. He calls him
'fi?.r.d.' Ha 'blushes for his country for
keeping such a fiend in tha servieo,' IIuu-
I tcr is a head in the sorvice.' Hunter is a
I fiend. Hi is said to bj a Virginian, and we
j arc rot surprised at his depravity; for a Vir
1 jvir.hti that turcs sg-.inst his mother must
I be a very bad man. Wo are never astonish
I ed at any ciim that a Virginia traitor is
1 guilty of. But who is, or was Mulligan,
1 that, he coui.l feel indignation at tho brutali
i ties of a Federal General towards Southern
i cr.-? He was hardly a Yankee, and could
' not possibly havo baan a Puritan. Ha was
either an Iiishmm or tho sou of one. He
i had somewhat of magnanimity and human
j iy, and not a paitieia of eitiior could enter
the Ptiritai heart. I'aaco to tho aib.es of
t General MuKi.ai! 11a was that rara man
iu tne Yankee army a generous adversary.
A:t Eloudxt Extract. Generation
after generation havo felt us wa do now,
and their lives were as active as our own.
Tha heavens will bs as bright over our
graves as thov are abcut our paths. Yot a
little v.hiia and all this will have happen
ed. The throbbing heart will bo stii'sd,
and we thall ba at rest. Our funeral will
wend its way, acd tha prayers will ba said
we shall be 'lift iu tha darkness and sileneo
of tho tomb, and it uiac oe out for a sh
tima v. e shall bespoken of, but tha tiling
of I'.fa shall creep 0:1 and our n.:a-s sh'.'. k
j ;or-ott'"J . li.ivj sihi.i wuuiiiw :) utovu oo,
an d laughter and songs will bj heard io the
ro-'tri where we died; and t!ie evw that
mourned lor us ba dry and auimatcd with
lov, ana ovan our cnioiran win c?asa to
J.-- 1 e 1 -n i
i lhl:,,s of "s' aDli wUi reraber to lisp our
I names no more.
him 0:1 tho day of battle. 'Well,' said he, j ul" uepreciauon or tne paper money, ana tho
'our c-.tise is gloomy; we will conquer the I burdens thereby imposed upon labor and capi
South about tha timo the Jews all return to 1 1 .1. shows tho noeessitv of n. return to n. annnrf
Gcii. McClcllan's LetteYof Acceptance'
OitAxcB, X. J , September 3.
Gextlemex : I have the honor to acknowl
edge tho receipt of your letter, informing
of my nomination by tho Democratic Nation
al Convention, recently assembled at Chicago,
as the candidate at the next election for tho"
Presidency of tho United States. It is nnneo
essary for me to. say to you that this nomina
tion comes to mo unsought. I am happy to
know that when tho nomination was made,
tho record of my public life was kept in
view. Tho effect of long and varied servictf
in the army during war and peace, has been ttf
strengthen and make indelible in my mitd
and heart, the love androvei-ence for tho Ur.
ion Constitution, laws and flag of our oountry
impressed upon me in early youth.
These feelings have thus far gnided tl.S
course of my life, and must continue to do bo"
until its end. The existence of more than ono
government over tho region which once owned
our Hag i3 incompatible with the peace, tho
power and the happiness of the people. Tho
preservation of our Union was tho sole avow
ed object for which the war was commenced
It should have been conducted for that object
only, and in accordance with thoso principles
which 1 took occasion to declare when in ac
tive service. Thus conducted, the work of re
conciliation would have been easy, and wo
might have reaped the benefits our many vie
tones oa land and sea.
The Union was originally formed by the ex
istence of a spirit of conciliation and compro
mise. Torestore and preserve it the same spirit
must prevail in our councils and in the hearts
of the people. The re-establishment of the
Union iu all its interests must continue to be
the indispcnsiblo condition in any settlement;
Ho soon as it is clear, or even probable, that
our present adversaries are ready for peace
upon the basis of the Union, we should ex
haust all tho resources of statesmanship prac
ticed by civilized nations, and taught by the
traditions of the American people, consistent
with the honor and interests of the country,
to secure such peace, re-establish the Union,
and guarantee for the future the constitutional
rights of every State. The Union is the only
condition of peace. We ask no more. Let mo'
ask, -what I doubt not was, although unexpress
ed, the sentiment of the Convention, as it is
of the people they represent, that when"any
one State is willing to return to the Union, ifr
should be met at once wit'i a full guarantes of
ail its constitutional rights. If a frank, ear
nest and persistent effort to obtain these object?
should fail, the responsibility for ulterior con
sequences will fall upon those who remain irl
arms against the Union, but the Union must be'
preserved at all hazards. I could not look int
the face of my gallant comrades of the army
aud navy, who served with mo in bo many
bloody battles, and tell them that their labors
and the sacrifice of so many of our slain and
wounded brethren had been in vain; that we
had abandoned thai Union for which we havo
so often periled our lives.
A vast majority cf our people, whether in
the army and navy or at home, would, as I
would, hail with unbounded joy the permanent
restoration of peace on the basis of the Union
under the Constitution without the effusion of
another drop of blood ; but no peace can be5
permanent without Union.
As to the other subjects presented in tne?
resolutions of the Convention, I need only eajr"
that I should seek in the Constitution of the'
United States, and the lavrs framed in accor-
dance therewith, tho rule of my duty and the"
limitation of executive power, endeavor to re
stora economy in public expenditures, re-ea-'
tablish the supremacy of our laws by theop
oration of a vigorous nationality, and resume"
our commanding position among the nation's1
of the earth. The condition of our finances.-
!i . i - I. . . ,i ...
Th? riglit and tho binding authority of law
over tho President, the army and people, ara'
subjects of not los3 vital importance in war"
than in peace. Believing that the views here'
expressed are those of tho Convention and the
people you represent, I accept the nomination
I realize tho weight of the responsibility to be
borne, should the people ratify your eboice.-'
Conscious of my own weakness, lean' only
seek fervently the guidance cf tho Ruler ot
the Universe, and relying on His all-powerful
aid, do the best to restore Union and peace to
a suffering people, and to establish and guard
their liberties and rights:
1 am, gentleman, very respectfully, yoai'
obedient servant.
To lion. Horatio Seymour and others, Comi
rait toe:
Good pnnoe3 easly obtain good subject3;'notf
so sasily good subjact3 a 3 good princes; thuar
Adam, in the state of icnocarce, raled ovef'
animals all lama and geatla, till simply
through his own means t hay fell End grtw
A Lady correspondent of a Provldanco5,
paper ecmpnios that if the women woni
i cut thoir drisdS to escape the groctfd"'0o6
I nA, iurtcid of irjiiing two inches as is now
the las'.non, a saving of 011a million dollars
would be aUDually affected. Here is '
chance for drus3 reform,' aa well as f or im
provement iu neatobss.
The'ki?' ot
th present campa'gn-"

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