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THE UNDROKBM HIiUNBBH Yos, I shall rest Some coming day, WUen blossoms in (lie wind* aro danclug Ami children at their mirthful play, Ilri il not the mournful crowd artvancliift, Up through tho long and liimy Htruol They'll bear mo to my last retroak Or else—it malt org not—may ravo The utorius and blast* of winter weather, Above tlio narrow, nt'W-nuitln jjravo Wluu-ooimwuul I lio down together. Knoiif-li. that I uliouhl know it not, lieneaili, tulhu dark, narrow spot. For I ttliall sleep I As sweet asleep As river graced a child reposing, Awaits UK) 111 tUo coll so deep. Where I, luy weary eyelids closing, At lcUKtli shall lay niodown to rest. Heedless a#cloda above my breast. Asleep 1 Uow deep will bo that rest. Free from life's fovcr moving wildly, That when is past tho earth's unrest. Its bosom shall receive nil' mildly For not one dream of earth shall corno To invade tlio slumber of thutlioiue. 0 (loop reposo I O slumber bleat 1 ni ht of peace No storm, no sorrow, No heavy stirring of tho breast, To meet anothor weary morrow I 1 shall heed neither night nor dawn, lint still, with folded hands, sleep ou. Sleep on, though just above my head Prowl sin and misery's haggard faces I For the deep slumber of tho Head All sense of Imnuu woe erases, I'alsios tho heart and euros the brain Of every thought of outward pain. Armies above my head may tramp I They'll uot disturb one rijiUl musclo I 1 shall not heed their iron stamp, More than a loaf's oomptaiiiing rust to: Niiv, wore llie world convened to break Mv leaden sleep, I should not wake. Ami yet. metliinVs. If steps of those I'd known and loved ou earth were round me, "i'woulil tame the might of my repose. Shiver the iron cords that bound mo, iSave that I know this cannot be. For death disowns all sympathy I Well, he it so I since I should yearn, Anxiously watch for their appearing, Cliidiug each lingering, late return, And ever sad and over feariug, I.iving life's drama or again. Its tragedy of hope and pain. Then mourn not. friends, when jo may lay Tlio parent earth above my aahes Tli ink what a rest awaits my clay, And smooth the mound with tearless laslics. Olad that the resting form within, lias done at length with care and sin. Think that with mo tho strifo is o'er. Life's stormy, struggling battle ended, Rejoice that 1 have gained the shore To which, though weak, my footsteps tended Breathe the blest hopo above tho sod, Aud leave me to my rest with Uod. SdcctcD Start). A CABMAN'S STORY. "What was the quoerest thing ns ever happened to mo since I ha' been on tho I sink? Well, tliero has been a many queor things, find one a most terrible one. We Four-wheelers sees a deal of life much more than tliom 'ansom chaps docs, not withstanding'tho littlo liolo in tho roof through which they looks down upon par tits when parties isn't aware. They drives tU-it mid fust folks, and some has an idea that it is only last. lifo. a is lifo but you kr.ows liLttrr, sir, 1 dare say." I Wii.-i taking a long street drive upon the box-seat of a "growler," with my family in tho interior, bound for a distant railway station, and I had put a certain question to my cabman, in hopes that his answer might make the jonrney less tedious. Ho wns ft young fellow, smartly dressed, and drove a horse so unusually quick-paced that I felt quite a scruple of conscience in not inquir ing into his merits. But thenlhad asked a cabman about his horse before, and the consequence had been most disastrous! as bad u« asking a High Church clergyman about bis Chancel, or a valetudinarian abont bis complaints there had been no end to the subject at all and now I congratulated myself upon my reticence, for a cabman's long-windedness is inverso proportion to that of his steed, and since, when my in quiry had only been directed to human af fairs, my Jehu showed signs of verbosity, what would ho not have been .(thought I) upon the subject of horseflesh? "What was tho quoered tiling as over happened to me a hackmanf Well,jpei haps this nh was, or at all events, re member it best, because it happened to me only last week. O, my! yes, it "was a rum my go!" And with that, my.friend was so tickled with, the jecollection, that herql^d on his seat till I* thought he would have rolled off it, while the reins so shook.inhis hand that the speedy horse, Whotook it for a sign that he was "called upon," start ed off at score, and missed only by an inch or two of making himself a passenger in a Citizen 'bus that chanced to bo before us with tho door open. This formed, of course, the introduction to an exchange of repar tees between tho cab and my impulsive com panion, in which the latter had decidedly the better of it and then, to my great re lief (for I had come in for my share of epi thets,) we shot into a bystreet, more snit-i able to the composition and appreciation^ of narrative. "It was down by Cavendish Square that I took hemp—a well-looking woman of nine and twenty, or thereabouts, and a perfee' lady. Not only well-dressed, but well-man nered and affable, which is .what I goes by,' more than all the fine feathers as a bird can wear. 'Kebman,' says slio, 'drive me to. the nearest chemist:' and I dray her ao cordingly. "But she did not get what she wanted that shop, for she says: 'Drive me to an other chemist.' And I druv her. I should think we went to a matter of fifteen chem ists, and yet she couldn't get what she was in search of, That, I began to think, was a little queer, because chemists mostly has things one wants—spirits, or what does as well, for instanco, on a wet Sunday when the publics is closed —besides, vorything as one can possibly not want, in them green and blue bottles. So, says I, seeing her look a'most as blno as they: 'What is it you do want, mom?' 'Want?' said she, in a slow, absent sort of way, which made me somehow get it into my head (audit's there still) that what she did want, poor soul, was p'isan, 'well, I want to go into tho country.' "Country!" says I, quite cheerful "yon have got into the keb with tho right horse for that mem. Ho can go a stretcher, ho con. Where do you wish to go to?" "I want," says she, speaking just like one in a dream, "I want to go to Bath." "Now Bath was rather along order, even for my nag here, and I told her so. "Very good," says she. "Drive me io another chemist." "Then as it didn't seem of any conse qnenco to herself where she was druv, I took her up Maida '111 (where my stable is,) and tried a chemist or two in those parts but none of thorn had got the she wanted any more than the others and she looked more concerned and vexed ever. She was such a perfee' lady to look at, and so affable that I felt pity for her aud though it was not to my advantage, I said, says I, 'If you really do want to go Bath. I had better drive you to the Oreat Westom lCailway, where you can take tho train.' 'Ah, says she with a sort of a shrink, as though somebody had struck hor, 'but isn't that I'addington Station?' 'Well, mem,' said 1, 'I'll .pot decoivo you, it certainly is.' -You are a good man," says she. «I wish everybody was like you' (which was very kind of her, I'm sure 'but I can't go to i'addington Station, becauso my husband is there waiting for me.' "Well, for all I know this might be a very good reason I know many good wo man-'ansom kobman's wives—as avoid's raddiugton Station on that account, and small blame to them. So since tho chem ists couldn't suit her, I offers her on alter native of my own." 'Alternative." said I, involuntarily. '•Very likely, sir only I always calls it alternative," replied my Jehu, coldly. I had offended him by my foolish particularity, audit cost mo a fourpenny cigar out of my case to re-establish his good humor. "Well," continued he, puffing slowly, and speaking with greator deliberation than ever, 'If I can't take you to Bath,' says I, 'I can take you to somcwliercs on the way —suy Windsor.' 'How much would that be,' says she, taking out her parse. 'Wo couldn't do it, speaking for horse and man, under two pnnd, mem, and there's not another horso on our rank as could do it at all. 'Two pund is a large sum,' says she. 'Well,' says I, 'say Ealing. I will take yon to Ealing Station, mem, for twelve aiul-six, including all these chemists'—and, indeed, I had got off and on my box, for a m.Uter of forty times, by this so I don't think it was unreasonable. I would not have been hard upon that 'ere fare, if it was ever so, partly becauso of tho p'ison as 1 had in my mind, and partly because she was such a porfee' lady. 'You may drivo me to Ealing Station, then,' says she, in a sort of despairing voice aud I druv her. The train for Bath was not due for an hour or so, and she wanted to try tho chemists at Ealing but that I would hare nothing to do with. A country chemist might have given tho poor thing what I am sadly afraid she wanted, Jiud I wasn't going to have anything hap pen in my keb, if I knowod it—out atEal mg. "'No, says I, 'mem, asking your paTdon, but no more pliynic shops for me. If you would take my advice, you would let mo drive you to a public house, for a drop of sonietliink better than physic,,and of which I nut Blue, yon stand in need. 'As yon please.' says slio, 'kobmnn.' such a soft and jnisorablo voice as went to ray heart jnst as though sho did not care where she was drnv to, if It couldn't bo out of tho world. So I pulled up at a publio, and gave her somo bread and cheese—good Wiltshire it was, and yet nho took.no more than a mouse might nibblo, aud a littlo sup of porter, which she drank as though it was blft'k dose, sitting all tho while in the keb while I made a goodish meal, I promiso you. Then wo wont back to tho station, aud she gave mo hor purso to get hor ticket first class—to Bath for her, 'for,' says she, 'I can trust you with untold gold' (which was also vory kind of her, and, 1 hope, the truth.) Then I gives her tlio ticket and her purae. 'Aud will yon stay hero in tho keb. says I, 'or wait upon tho platform, mom?' •"I will atayin the keb, says she, aud upou my lifo, sir, I do believe it was be causo I had been tolerably kind to hor, and sho did not like to part company with me before she was obliged. She had 'hard lines' in the world, and been very badly treated by somo one or other, you may take your davey, poor soul. 'I did not like to trouble her with such a matter, but as tho time was getting very short, I says, 'Please, mem, you have for got to give me thetwolve-and-six,' for as for the bread and cheese and porter, that sho had paid for ou the spot 'Odear, I am so sorry,' says she, *1 l'aucied you would have paid yourself when I gave you my purse.' 'No, mem, says I. 'I should never have thought of taking any such liberty.' "Then she paid me. saying with a sad smile, 'I am afraid I have been very trou blesome,' and wished me 'good day.' And then the station bell rang. "I had the curiosity to keep through the door when tho train came and watch hor. She ran down tho platform, looking ear nestly into every individual carriage, and would have bcon left behind altogether but for the guard, who opened the door and popped her in at tlio very last moment. 1 was sorry to leavo her, for I never took a faro who was a more perfect lady but was somehow glad, too, to get her out of my keb. Thoro was somethiuk very queer abont her, that you may depond, and if she wore mad (which, however, I don't think as she was) sho must ha' been druv and druv, by some wns-hcartcd chap than me, untfl she was drnv out of her wits. "Perhaps he is sorry for what ho has done by this timo says I to myself, and this here party will will advertised, and I took great count of hor dress and appearance, in case sho would. But, curiously cuough, nothing came of it at all and yet, oven as it stands, it seems to me one of the queer est starts as ever I camo across sinco ha' been on the rank." "It'was undoubtedly vory queer," said I. "But yon hinted something, my friend, of a certain terrible adventure that had once happeucd to yon I should liko to hear that, too, please." "Why, this is what I call regular suck ing a cove's brains," responded my cabman, looking up at mo. with a cunning tear. "If I didn't sco as yon was a family man, with luggage and that, I should be almost inclin ed to believe as you was some literary car atktar. There's a many on 'em rides aDont Maida '111 way only, when they rides at tUl, they takes a 'Ansom." liemembering what Mr. Pickwick had suffered at a cabman's hands, from using a note-book, I hastened to clear my character from tho imputation, and to assure my com panion that I bad no other idea in question ing him beyond that of increasing my know ledge of human nature, for observing which he must have had so many and exceptional opportunities. "Well, that's trnc," said ho, greatly mor tified. "Considering the various parties as uses four-wheels,' I knows of nobody (ex cep' perhaps some as keep a public) who is so likely to know a thing or two as ono of ns. Deary me tho games as has been a going on in thirhere very kebl" "Games)" said I. "What people play in a cab?" "Why, bless yer, lots of games. I don't mean cards and that—though I have known 'em play cards, with my 'ind cushion on their laps for a tablebut all Borts of schemes and devices, played by all classes sof games con folks. I havo druv marquishes, anu I have druv parties as yon would not havo thought could ever stand a sbillin' fare. »I have druv the netTl&jJ frav thieves. I don't Tare who iris, so long as' they don't want to be drnv to the Fover 'Os pital." "Was the horrible case yon. spoke of a casa'oQnfection?' inquired ''No it Wafl t?douced sight "worse than that, sir. It was summit as sends a cold chill to my marrer, whenever I thinks about it. And yet it began so checrinl.— Just after I first began to be a kebman, I was 'ailed in the Kilbnrn Road by a conple of fares two middle-aged, comfortable la dies, small tradesmen's widows* np should set "em down as, and they asked hie how much it was to Blackfriars. 'Haifa crown,' says I. 'Worry good, young man,' says thefat test of 'em 'then drive away, and jnst stop at the first public house, will ye?' ver mind the change, young man,' says tho fattest, 'but drive along sharp, and stop at the next public house.' "Well, between Kilbnrn and Blackfriars, I should think that they stopped at a mat ter of fonr-and-twenty pnblio houses. The lady with the chemists was nothing to them moreover, unlike her, they never foiled to get what they wanted at each, un til they had took a good deal moro than was good for them, and I must say as they had made me a little 'fresh' myself. Andevery tifie if was ~7s3Toa toay keep tho change, yonng man «o that I had at last more that fiTc-and-twen ty shillings of it (mostly in coppers,) This is all weiiy nice, thought I, as long as it lasts but soener Or later these here parties will be a dozing off, and expec' me to see 'em home, which maybe will be ihe perlice station, for they had not told me their address yet, bnt only Black friars. They must ha' been very much ac customed to strong liquors, tor unless it was sobbin' and cryin' a bit, which the one as was not the fattest did continnal, they showed signs of bein' overcome. What a middle-aged female of the respectable class can take, and yet sit in akeb, is only known tons drivers bnt these two they beat all as ever I see. Well, at Blackfriars. they gave their addressos at lost It was aqueer little street, but very respoctable-looking, and I drnv 'em to their honse, which I no ticed had all the blinds down. They got out without much help and the one as was not the fattest, she speaks to me for the first time, and says: 'Young man,' says she, 'yon have drnv ns well and safe, and over aud above Jour fare, yon shall see my dear daughter.' 'Well,'thouughtl, 'hero is aqneer start. This stout party has taken snch a fancy to Dick Braddle (which was me,) that she wants him to become her son-in law and I larfed alond. 'Don't larf,' said sho, quite solemn like, and pointing to the drawn down blinds 'come in.' 'Well, I went in. Not into the parlor as I expected, but up stairs, tho two ladies leading the way. At the first floor I stop ped. I did not like it—tho honse was so OtMH »mV MUl, lu» rtmn,.Milulm I JLJOr, I U| only a poor kebman, and it's their own money I've got in my pocket after all. Why should they want to rob me? So I went on into the second floor front, which was sit tin' room. Here tho old lady as was not the fattest began to moan and cry, and, pointing to the fiofy, on which lay some thm' covered with a sheet, she says:— "There's my poor daughter.' "And tho other one, sho turned the sheet back a little, and thoro was the face of a dead yonng lady, very white and quiet, but looking to mo, as had never seen one dead beforo, most awful. Coiuin, as it did, so sudden and unexpected, and just alter I had been larfing down below, it gave me, I do assure yon, an uncommon turn." "Indeed, I can qnito believo it, Mr. Braddle," said I, "if the thing bapponed as yon state: bnt did it really happen?" "As true as I sit here, sir. Why, who wonld ever have invented snch a story?' "Then, what is your explanation of the two women's conduct?" "That ain't my business, sir. My busi ness was only to drive 'em and you may be sure I did not stop a minit'more in that 'ere house to ask any questions. It is, however, my opinion that tho old lady as was not tho fattest was really tho poor girl's mother, and that sorrow had mado her take to drink for comfort! and as for the other, she was glad enough to sympathize with her friend so far as drinking tho liquor went. But, at tho time, it seemed to me a most terrible start, I do assure you. It's the worst thing as lias over happened to mo yet, since I ha' been on tho rank and I wouldn't havo it happen again for twico twewenty-fivo shillings. Hero's tho station, str and, you see, yon've got fifteen min utes to spare, all along of my good horse, which I hopo yen will tako into account in the fare, according." FUNERAL oy A. HOUSE.—A curious affair took place in Pontiac, Mich., on the even ing of the 7th inst. It was that of hold ing ceremonies ovor tho charred remains of the favorito Morgan, a horse owned by Mrs. Hodges, which was considered a very valuable animal. A largo conoourse of people assembled on the Bpot, and the grave being dug, and a solemn chant by tho Pontiac cornot baud, the remains of the favorite Morgan were consigned to earth. Geneva I jgntclltycttce* Till: POWELL EXPEDITION* Vnll lt«iirt of their Vdy«g-M Mtm of BtM WrnM-tkrlU ling Ac«o«nt. OAMV MOUTH or MAN invest. 1 On tho Qreon, Juno 10, 186V. I To ihe Editor of the Denver JVews: As I wrote yon, wo started on the 24th nit., from Or eon ltivor city, and got along rapidly to tho mouth of Henry's Fork, Bixty miles by rivor, in abont ten hours' timo, without rowing a stroke. Hero we camped until tho 30tli and then run down tlio Flaming Georgo in ttaming style, then through the canon on tho rapids and King fisher canon to Beehive Point, ten milos by river, in a short hour Noxt day wo made a milo and a half and entered ltod Oanon with a rush. Tn this canon wo would run a bend in tho liver and jrospeet alioad with our light boat, and signal tho largo boat to coine on if all was right. Tho rivor hero had somo very heavy mpids, and our boat had to bo bailed at almost every one wo ran. Tho canou is about, thirty-five miles by river, and an average fall will ex ceed fifteen feet to the mile perhaps twen ty foot Mould be an arer estimate. When iii tho rapids, wo ran with the speed of tho wind. Wo rau an estimated distance in a rapid of three quarters of a mile in two minutes. At another time, when the cur rent was more confined and the rapids wero swifter. Wo passed the flag boat, which had hauled in shore, and those in her said we passed by them as rapidly as a railway traiu at its highest speed-sixty miles an hour. However, this was slow to somo rapids wo have run since. At tho tail of these rapids, on either side, usually, occurs a calm or nearly calm cove, into which wo could run to bail our boats if we shipped more water than wo could conveniently carry through the next rapids. We had to let our boats down past somo bad rocks once in this canou, and made a portage of somo 200 yards past Ashley Falls so named by us from finding on tho rocks thoro this: "Ashley, 1825." Wo got through this canon to Brown's Littlo Hole on tho 2d day of Juno. Here we lay nntil the morn ing of tho fourth, and thon went sweopiug kown through anothor canon of abont six miles lengtli, past tho mouth of lied Creek, into tho upper end of Brown's Hole, thon through Swallow Canon, which, by tho way, is as smooth all the way three miles —as a mirror, and camped in tho hole nntil tho morning of tho Cth, and ran down to the head of Ladore Canon, at tho lowor end of Brown's Hole, passing the mouth of Vermillion ltiver five miles above. Hore we stopped in camp to climb walls of canon and tako barometrical observations for height. Tho height of Flaming Gorge wo havo calculated to bo 1,200 feet abovo the river. The lioight of the Red Cauon walls from 1,500 to 3,000, estimated, not meas ured at Ladore Canon head tho walls measured, by barometer, 2,08(3 feet. Black tail Cliff, near the middlo of the canon, measnred 2,207 feet. There are somo higher points than these measnred prob ably the highest standing four or five miles buck from tho river bed would come near 3,000 feet We started down the canon of Ladore on the morning of the 8th, dancing ovor tho rapids at llailroad speed nutil a foaming cataract ahead warned ns to haul in and examine it. Had to let our boats down by ropes a few hundred yards past the worst of the rapids, and after dinner launched out again into the current aud proceeded rapidly, only stoppiug to bail when break ers filled us too full to run rapids coming in qnick succession. About 1 o'clock tho signal-boat signals at the foot of a very bad rapid to go ashore boats nearly full of wa ter—two were made fast, bnt owing to not understanding tho signal, tho crew of the "No Namo" failed very effectually, owing in the main, to having so much water aboard as to make her nearly or quite nn manage&blo otherwise the mistake was seon by ns in time to save her. Onr next ihove &ftcr (ailing to get in* was to ran her as long as she would float, and gradually work her ashoro on a bar below, where, from tho spray and foam, showed shoal wa ter. She sunk, however,- striking rocks as she passed along, nntil she was stove up so .bad that there was no nse to stay by her any longer.so the crow.all at the same time concluded quickly to strike for the bar. She had knocked two of ns off twice, but we had clung to hor and waited for anoth er thump to spring towards the bar or shoals which wo were rapidly noaring. It come quickly. One of ns, Frank Good mon, was swept over aud immediate ly strnck for the bar. I told my brother to jump, and I made a spring, getting qnito an iinpetns from her deck, which was abont six inches under wato*, striking among the rocks in about six feet of water but by a stroke or two more in the leo of the rooks whero the current was broke, I succeeded in anchoring myself safely on the shoal of the bar. My brother strnck the shoal 100 feet lowor down, and Goodman was clinging for dear life to a bonlder as big as a barrel, fifty feet above, and asking for assistance. He had taken aboard a great deal of water, bnt wo managed to get a root from some drift on the bar'and reached it to him, to which he clung until we got him out. Dur ing this time, tliope on shoro were .rushing down to orir help, but we so completely distanced them in onr ride through the Waves, that we were out of sight wholly be? fore wo struck the bar. We did not any of ns receive any serious injury, baroly a few bumps 6n our shins as the waves dashed ns against the rocks in the shoal. Onr sand bar had a large pine trunk drifted upon it, from the pitch ot which, after drying our matches, we succeeded in starting a fire. Our position on the bar soon began to look serious, as the water was rapidly rising, so much so, that what wore boulders imbedded in the sand when we landed, was getting like the shoal above. However, Mr. Sum ner, as soon as they conid let the little boat down tons and dump her cargo, crossed the channel to where we conld reach his boat We then tnrned the boat up among tho shoals as foT as we conld stand, and wade, when three got in her, and the other held her nose nntil they got their oars in position ready for a sharp venture. Her nose was pushed into the current, tho oars playing rapidly, struck one rock, tilting ns up at au angle of forty-five dogrocs off in the foam below, and struck shoro twenty fivo yards above a perfect hell of foam, safo and sonnd,barring a few bruises and a slight ducking. With this boat we lost 2,000 pounds of provisions, besides tho bedding and entire clothing of the crew of threo men, with the exception of a shirt and a pair of draw ers apioee. We did not go thus scantily clad for comfort bnt for safety in caso of any mishap. Any superfluous clothing is a himlrenco in tho wator. Wo camped hero until the morning of the 10th, having re claimed from tho wreck below a barometor and two or threo thermometers, a blno keg and some wax candles, afloat. Nothing more lias turned up sinco except a sack of flonr, too far gone to be of uso. Our three guns, ammunition, pistols, knives, belts, scabbards. &c., although we tried all kinds of methods, we could not find. My notes up to that timo wore all lost, AS also our topographical instruments, .fee., After finding it of no use to seek further over tilO 1081 CRIJ^Oj Wo loli uuc l/ualo uVoui three-fourths of a mile to the head of an other fall, where we camped. On the 11th we made a portage of provisions ono hnn dred yards, and camped nnder tho odge of overhanging rock a thousand feet above ns with a beach of sand, about sixteen feet wide aud ono hundred feet long. On tho 12th we made a portage of one hundred and fifty yards, loaded up aud ran down into smooth water jnst above heavy rapids and camped. From the sceno of tho wreck to this point we have -worked our way down over bad rapids and falls about four And a half miles. Hore we stay in camp night of tho 12th, 13th and 14th, to repair somewhat the rai ment oi the wrecked, dry onr cargoes, climb mountains, and do what topographical work was lost as is fresh in memory. The 15tli of Juno wo let down our boats a quarter of a milo, unloaded and mado trail a quarter of a mila for to-morrow's portage. On tho lGth wo climbed Blaoktail Cliff, measured its height with the baromotcr, took tho sur rounding topography from its top, made portago of a quarter of a milo, and dropped down a milo to the falls, and there camped nntil tho morning of the 17th. Made port ago of one-half mile tho 10th, and let our boats down and loaded. Morning of the 17tli shouldered blankets, went down to the boats, and let down loaded another half mile, then run half a milo, let down two hundred yards, mado portago of forty yards, and thon let down loaded two hun dred yards moro. Afterwards run down threo and a quarter miles, aud camped. Morning of the 18th run down four aud a quarter miles to tho mouth of Bear ltiver, where wo stayed until tho 21st. Onr trip thus far has been pretty sovere, still vory exciting. When we have to run rapids, nothing is moro exhilerating it keeps in play a rapid train of thought and action, equalled only by tho river's progress and as a breaker dashes over us as we shoot out from one side or tho other, after having run the fall, one feels liko hurrah ing. It must bo something like the exoite mont of battlo at the point of victory, or much more agreeable, perhaps. Much to produce this effect, I conceive, is to bo at tributed to tho purity of tho atmosplicro, cleansed, as it is, by tho spray dashod through it by tho rushing river, of which ono gets bountiful draught* as he goes plunging down tho title with »U the pontes in activo play. A calm, smooth stream, running only at tho rato of fivo or six miles per hour, is a horror wo all detest now, al though wo moke moro distance in tho same length of time but the trouble Is, we don't get wet nor havo the slightest danger.— Danger Is only life. It deems now, almost. As soon as the surface of tho river looks smooth, all Is listlessness or grumbling at tho sluggish current, unless somo unlucky goose comes within range of onr rilloH.— But just let a white foam show itself ahead and everything is as jolly and as full of lifo as an Irish "wako" or merry-making, or anything of that sort. Jokes gen erate faster and thicker than musquitoos from a bog, and everything is as merry as a marriage bell. Tho sconery through the canons wo havo passed thus far is trnly wonderful. The river appears to rnu with out design, starting into the highest moun tain from out a broad valley, and cutting it down from dome to base, leaving on elthw £ido towering cliffs, massive but tresses, quaintly carved cornices and pil lars, huge amphitheatres, with numberless terraces, dotted with cedar and pinon trees, ono above the other to tho very top, im ineuso gorges, deep ehasms, curiously worn clefts, all worn sharp and clear as tho fluest masonry, and having cnt in twain ono, go ing for another and serving it tho samo. Tho country wo liavo passed through, as yet, with tho exception of Browu's Hole, for any useful purpose, is utmost utterly worthless. That in tho Hole, for twenty fivo or thirty miles iu length and ten wido is good for grazing purposes. There is here aud there a bottom of a few acres whero could bo out somo hay, but they at# scarce. Game is plenty in tho hill.J, which are covered with codar, pinon, sago and soino bunches of gross, but is not suited to any domesticated animals. CAMI- ON TUB GUKKN, AT Mourn OF I N A I I I 8 0 As the Major and ono of tho hoys are going to tho Uintah Ageucy to-morrow, and I havo not time to write you an account of onr trip from Hoar ltiver here, having been employed upon tlio map of the river hero since wo got in, (tho evening of tho 2$th,) I shall havo to defor it a day or two, when, I presume, I can send it to tho agency by some Indians, who will probably bo hore wlion they know wo have arrived at this point. Please savo this,* or a copy, for me, as I have lost nil my notes np to tlie timo of tlio wreck, and thev IISTO been very moagro for tlio want of timo to write, tbat time having boon employed in making mocc-asms and roplacing what I conld of tho hiap lout. ROWLAND. A DUEL IN PATTERSON N. Two Frenchmen Quarrel over •Wo man—A Challenge Accepted—A Duel by Moonlight—Two Shots Kxchang- etl— Iluth Men Wounded, From tho New York Bnn. A littlo affair occurred in tho quiet town of Patorson on last Saturday night which has thrown the citizens of that locality in to a high state of exciteinont. It was a "DuoL" TUE CAUSE OF THE DUEL was a hasty and imprudent observation on tho part oi a French foreman of a silk fac tory. The foreman thought that some silk bobbins wore missing, and accused one of the ladies in charge of a machine with ap propriating it to her own nse. Tho lady denied having bcon gniltjr of snch a das tardly act, and told her liego, who is also employed in the factory, of the foreman's opinion of her honesty. The latter repair ed to tho foroman, endorsed tho honesty of his better half, and demanded an apology. Tho foreman retracted nothing. A day or two after the missing silk was found, and still the proud foreman failed to make the amende honorable. This conduct of the foreman exasperated the wife's husband be yond the bounds of patient enduranco. He challenged the foreman to meot him in mortal combat, and the latter, after 'due deliberation accepted. No timo was loBt in arranging the neces sary preliminaries. Seconds wero engaged, weapons chosen, and gronnd selected. THE D1IB& took place last Saturday night. Tho prin cipals were both early on the ground, their pistols loaded, and their hatred for each other undiminished. They waited patient ly for some timo the arrival of their sec onds. Thoy came not This was nnfortn nate. Tho foreman in this emergency proposed that the services of the recreant seconds be dispensed with and that they should give their own signal. The work man cheerfully acquiesced. Ten paces wore measnred. The men took their posi tion. Tho pistols were raised, levelled, and the signal given—Bini 1 Both mon remained motionless. As the smoko cleared away, the pale rays of the moon shining upon them, revealed tho fact that the foreman had received a slight flcsli Wound in the face, from which tho blood trickled in no little profusion. The workman was uninjured. ANOTHER SHOT. The foreman demanded another shot. His antagonist had no objection. Tho pistols were again levollcd, the signal again given, and the missiles of! death sent on their journey. This time neither escaped. Both men received painfnl though not dan gerous wonnds in the arm. Tho pain and loss of blood that ensued seemed to Batisfy their "honor,'* and they desisted bnt not without promising to each other that the affair should be kept secret. They went home. No sooner had they left the battle gronnd bofore a number of people, attract ed by the report of firearms in the directioii of Dexter, Lambert & Co. 's silk mill, rushed to the spot, bnt tho birds had flown. When they returned to their homes a physician was sent for. Dr. Moss was first called up on, bnt other pressing professional engage ments precluded him from attending. An other surgeon, whose name we cannot as certain, was then obtained. The foroman Hvos in a French boarding-honso in Greene street, opposite the Western Hotel. Tho other man liven in Spring street (Dale's Row). His wife working in tho same mill, is not at home, and the honse is locked np during the day. An attempt has been made before Justice Sandford to have the parties arrested, but thus far withont sue cess. Aii Elopement* Tlio Nashville papers annonncenn elope ment which occurred at Colo's Station, in Tennessee, on the Northwestern and Nash ville llailroad, last week. A young man living near Cole's Station had been paying his attentions to a beautiful yonng lady for several months. Being advised by several friends, he "popped tho qncstion" to the parents, who immediately refused him. Tho two then made up a plan to run away, and named Tuesday night at eleven o'clock for thoir departure. The father got wind of this littlo plan by some means or other, and when that night camo he locked all the doors and/trmed himself with a double barrel Bhot gun and concealcd himself be hind the house. Meanwhile tho yonng lady had been adopting some means of escape hersolf. Finding all tho doors locked, she secured along ropo, and fastening it to tho bed- Eor ost sho descended to the ground and met lovor, who was ready with two horses to carry them away. The old man having waited some tiino dozed off to sloop, and never woke np nntil late in tho night. He proceeded to tho honse and thence to his daughter's room, and upon entering and finding his daughter absent he was groatly vexed. She had written him a note, say ing ilmt wlimi Im would BOO her foreign. SKETCH EH IN CHINA* HmI*1 Habits attd Coatitfits-nooka And their Prlntlafg—DrMl M(I Manners —Occupations of Man and Women— Becnea In (he Btrests—Dinners and Drlnka—leknola nnd tlioao who rise frotu then*—Who Honored* Fooonow, May 2G, 18C9.—During our stay at Foochow I visited, aceompaniod by somo of tho missionaries long residents thoro, a number of tho Chinese, and had an opportunity of observing thoir social habits and customs. How totally different thoy aro from ns in thoir habits, ways, mode of education, morals, everything! No won der that wo aro "outsido barbar ians" to thorn and thoy "knights of tho umbrella, fan, potticoats and pig luil" tons. To show how straugely tho way thoy "livo, niovo, and havo their, be ing," appears to foreigners, I quoto from a recent traveler: On inquiring from the boat man in which direction Macao lay, I was answored west-north, and tho wind, ho said, was east-south. "Yon do not say so iu Europo," thought I. lJntinmgino my sur prise when, in explaining tho utility of tho compass, ho added that tho noodlo pointed south On landing tho first object that attracted my attention was a military oflicer, who wore an embroidered petticoat with a string ot beads round his nock and a fan in his hand. His insignia of rank was a pea cock feather pointing downwards, instead of a plnmo turning upward, and a button on the apex of his sugar loaf cap, instead of a star on his breast or epaulettes on his shouldors. and it was with some dismay I observed him mount on tho right sldo of his horse. Several scabbards hung from his bolt which of courso, I thought mnst contain dress swords, or dirks, but on venturing noar, through tho crowd, I was surprised to sco a pair of chopsticks and a knifo liandlo sticking ont of ono, and soon his fan was folded up nnd put in the other, wherenpon I concluded ho was going to a dinner instead of a re view. The natives around me had all shaved thoir hair on tho front of thoir heads aud let it grow long behind. Many of them did not shave their faces, bnt thoir moustaches grew over their months, and, lost some strnggling hairs should diverge clicftkways, tho owners wero busily em ployed pnlling them down. Wo arrange our toilots difforontly, thought I, but I acknowledged tho happy device of chop sticks, enabled theso gentlemen to put their food into the month endwiso underneath the natural fringe. On my way back to tho hotel I saw a group of old people, somo of whom wore gray beards a few wero chirruping and chuckling to singing birds which thoy car ried perched on a stick or in cages others wero catchiflg flies to feed them, and tho remainder of the party seemed to bo de lightfully employed In flying paper kites, while a group of boys were looking gravely on and regarding these innocent occupa tions of their seniors with the most serious and gratified attention. As I had come to tho country to reside for somo timo I made inquiries respecting a teacher, aud happily fonnd ono who un derstood English. On entering he stood at tho door, and instead of coming forward And shaking my hands ho politely bowed and shook hiB own, clasping them before him. I looked upon this mode ns dccidcd improvement, especially in donbtful cases, and requested him to be seated. I knew I was to study language without anjalphabet, but was somewhat astonished to HOO him begin at what I considered tho end of the work. He rcAd again she wonld bo married. The runaway couple went to Franklin, and were there united in the bonds of matrimony. They returned home on Wednesday, and were met by the father in a friendly manner. He at last consented to give them a fino dinner and party. All Extraordinary Operation. [From tlio Chicago Tribune, July 23.] Probably the most astounding surgical operation ever performed on tho American continent has recently been made in this city by Dr. G. D. Beebo. The circum stanccs, as we gather them from tho hns band of the patient, are briefly these: Mr. J. B. Childs, residing at Lee Center, HI., came to this city on a visit, nnd was stopping on Sangamon stroet. While there she became aware that an old rupture, from wliich she had suffoied from time to time (or several years, was likely to give her trouble, and summoned medical aid. The physician first called, regarded it a caso of "wind colic," bnt his treatment not reliev ing tho suffering of the unfortunate wo man, be was dismissod and Dr. L. Dodge was snmmoned, who, recognizing tho trne state of tho case, requested that a surgeon bo called and Dr. G. D. Beebe was accordingly Bent for. A careful examination of tho case revealed the fact that the intestine involved in tho ruptnro had already mortified, and to allow this to romain wonld inevitably destroy the woman's lifo. Ho, therofore, resolved to removo so much of the intestine as bad un dergone decomposition, and, by securing the extemltias of the sonnd intestine, to restore at length natural passages, andthns presorvo the unfortunate lady's life. As sisted by lrs. L. Dodge, J. s! Mitchell and A. G. Boebe, this dangerous and difficult operation was performed, aud four .feet six inches of the iniesline were removed from the patient's body, and may now bo seen, pre served in alcohol, in Dr. Beebe's office. Tho operation completed, the abdomen wa's carefully stiched np, the patient enjoined to preserve perfect quiet, and to abstain from solid food. Thirteen days havo now elapsed, and, astounding as it may scom, tho good lady has well nigh recovered, be ing now allowed the freedom of hor room and a generons diet, which is heartily rel ished. What will not the surgeons bo do ing next'/ tho date of tho publica tion "the fifth year, tenth month and first day." "Wo arrange onrdates differently, said I, and begged him to read, which ho did from top to bottom and from right to leit. "Yon have an odd book here," I remarked, taking it np "what is tho price?" "A dollar and eight-thirds, said ho, upon which I connted ont throe dollars and two-thirds, and went on look ing at it. The paper was printed only on one side, the running title was on the edge of tho leaves instead of the top of the page, the paging was near tho bottom, the num ber and contenta of chapters at their ends, the mariginal notes on the top, where the blank was double tho size at tho foot, and abroad black line across the middle of each page separated tho two works composing the volume, instead of one being printed after the other. The back was open and sew ed ontsido, and the name of the work written on the bottom edge. "You havo given me too much," said he, handing mo two dol lars and one-third, and then explained that eight-thirds was eight divided by three, or only three-eighths. A small vocabulary he carried with him had the sounds arranged according to their termination -miny, sing, king, being all in a row, and the first word in it was Hen. "Ah, my friend," said I, "English won't help yon to find a word in that book. Please givo me your address.'' He accordingly took out a red card as big as a sheet of paper, instead of a neat white strip, and wrote "Wer Lanyaen." thought your name was Mr. Wer. Why do yon write your name wrong end first?" I inquired. "It is you who are wrong," re plied he. "Look in yonr own directory. Whoh alone yon write names as they shonl be, placing the honored family name first I could only say "customs differ," and giving back tho book begged him to speak of ceremony. He commenced. "When you receive a distinguished gnost do not fail to give him a place on yonr left, for that is the seat or honor and be cautions not to uncover the head, as that wonld be an unbecoming act of familiarity. This was a severe blow to my established notions but when ho reopened the volume and read, "The most learned men are de cidedly of opinion that the seat of the liu mail understanding Is in the belly," I ex claimed, "Better say in the feet," and im mediately shut np the book, dismissing him until another day, for this shocked all my principles of correct philosophy, oven if Solomon was against me. On going abroad I met so many things contrary to all my preconceived ideas of propriety that I readily assented to a friend's observation "that the Chinese were our antipodes in many things besides location." "Indeed," said I, "they aro so I shall oxpect shortly to see a man walking on his head. Look I there's a woman in trousers, and a party of gontlemen in pot ticoats sho is smoking a cigar and they fanning themselves." But I was tanght not to trust to appearances too much, as on passing, I saw that tho latter woro light nndor garments. Wo soon after met the steward of tho honse dressed in white and I stopped to ask him what merrymaking ho was invited to with a look of tho dop est concern he told me he was returning from his lather's funeral. Soon nfter we passed whero we heard sobbing and crying and I inquired who was ill the man sup pressing a smile, said, "It is a girl about leaving homo to be marriod, who Is lament ing with her fellows." I thought after theso nnlncky essays I would ask no moro questions, but uso my eyes instead. Looking into a shop I saw a stout fellow sowing laco on a bonnet for a Portuguese lady, and going on to the landing place, bohold! nil the ferry boats were rowed by women, and from a passage-boat just arrived, I saw tho females got ont of the cabin at the bow. "What are wo coming to next," said I and just then saw a carponter take his foot-rnlo out of his stocking to measure somo timber, which his apprentice was cutting with a saw whose blade was sot nearly at right angles with the frame. Before tho door sat a man busily engaged in whitening the thlek soles of a pair ot shoes. "That's a shoe-white, I snppose, said I, "and ho answers to tho Bhoe-black of other lands.* "Just so," said my friend, "and beyond him is a poor wretch with aboard round his neck for a shirt collar, for ho has got into "cliokey," au article of his toilot which answers to tlio gyves with which those lads in the Tombs aro garnished instead of bangles." In the alleys called streets tho signs stood on thoir ends, and tho pigs were packed in baskets, which coolies were car rying, to the infinite satisfaction of the iumates and the shops seemed to have lost their fronts and ejected their inmates into tho streets, where they wero eating, cooking, working, selling and sleeping in every imaginable way. A loud voice led ns to look in at an open door to seo what was going on, when we saw it was a school, and the boys wero learning their lessons, all crying like auctioneers. We next passed a fashionable lady stepping ont of her chair, hor feet only three inches long, her plaited and embroidered petticoat afoot longer than her gown, and smallest at tho bottom, and her waist quite concealod. Thon camo an acquaintance of my friend accompanying a splendidly carv ed cofiin. "Who's dead?"asked ho. "No man liab dio," replied tho Celectial, "this ono niece coffin I present to my old fader, he lik co too mnch a count my number sco proper 'spoao he dio ho can nseo ho!" "So eh, said my friend, "how mnchy price can cathoe ono all same for that?" "I tint can eatchoe ono alia same so fashion one tousand dollar, so, this hab first chop handsome, lo, "So yon call gibberish English or Chi' nose?" said I, for the language sonnded no less strange than the custom of presenting a coffin to alive father differed from my preconceived notions of fillial affection. "That's tho pnro Canton English," said ho "you must bo tho Jack Downing of Canton to immortalize it. "Come,- rather letns go homo," said I, "for I am getting dizzy and shall soon bo upside down in this strango country." Tho foregoing is a somewhat ludicrous, but graphic And truthful description of tlio strangeness of China to a foreigner, and this oppositcncm extends to every thing. Their common drink is warm, ours cold their dinner commences witli con foctionory and fruits and ondn with soup they removo tlio shoes as a token of re spect (MOSCH did tho name), wo tho hat, in fact, In almost ovory popular manner aro they our opposites. And yet llicy havo a oivilization all their own, and which, tho' derived from the most remote antiqnity, in many respects equals, in r.ome excels, ours. Learning is open to all aud is tlio only avonuo to preferment. tlic.ro is no heredi tary—the throne alone is hereditary -aris tocracy. Tlio common schools of China aro tho cradles of tho nobles of each gener ation. Their reverenco for parents, alivo or dead, and for thoir ancestors amounts to a most pardonablo idolatry. Thoir ro spoct for elderly persons is universal and profound. Thoy regard tho callings which Ilonor trodw-o aud preserve ns being of more than tho non-prodnctivo aud des troying. Tho husbandman nnd farmer is -regarded as heiug of a much highor grade aud moro lionorablo calling than tho merchant, no matter how much their wealth may differ relatively tho doctor is moro honorable than tho warrior, the skill ful enueh that rolls back tho stono from tho darkened oyo and gives renovation to tho sight, or tlio judicious treatment which sonds tho lifo blood again dancing buoyant ly through tho invigorated framo, is higher greater, bettor than tho whitened sopnlcliro of military glory. A Mott wonld bo a Grant with them, a Grant perhaps a Mott. Tho Chineso wore a cultivated and en lightened people ages beforo our European forefathers ceased to bo nomadic savages, and twenty-fivo centuries beforo America censed to be a blank, China was tho com pauion of Egypt, of Assyria, of Babylon, of tho Modes and Persians. Sho was then in tho hoydoy of hor youth nnd although BIIO has seen them die, nnd in hor long lifo many others spring up, flourish and decay, and that tho linos- Tlio niosBjr marbles rest on tUo lips that lie has preened In (lirir bloom And the names lio loved to hear havo been carved for many a year On a tomb— aro peculiarly applicable to her yet she lives, lives to be regenerated, have new, yonng blood infused into her veins, and by us.—N. Y. Herald. SHIP BURNED AT SEA. Supposed Loaa of .Sixty-one Live*— Kuflferinga of the Survlvora—Inhu- inanity. In March last the British ship Bluo Jack et wns burned at sea, while on her way from New Zealand to England. Out of sixty-nine persons on board only eight are known to havo been saved. Tho London Herald publishes tho following letter from one of the survivors, addressed to his mother, and dated at Tort Stanley, Falk land Islands, April 20: "I will tell you what has happened on board the Blue Jacket since Bhe left Lyttle ton up to tho timo slio was burned. Wo left that port February 13. Wo had seven saloon passengers grown np, twelve second cabin, and Beven children, all young, and a stewardess of tho saloon. 6f the pas sengers there were six women two of the children were at tho breast. Ship's com pany all told, forty-two. Total number of people on board, sixty-two, and seven chil dren. There was a little sea sickness at starting that soon passed away. We made a very good passage to tho Horn in twenty days. On tho 7th of March we passed the Falkland Islands in ON FIRE. "But on the Tuesday follo\ting there was a sceno that I never wish to view again. Abont half-past ono in the afternoon smoke was seen issuing out of tho fore hatchway. Wo well know what was the matter, and about ten minutes' timo there was a good supply of water being played upon it.— There were no flames, bat vory dense smoko rising. As soon as ihe captain saw that it was likely to prove serious, he told Mr. Williams to get the yacht slnng and provisioned and ready for going over tho side then tho two life-boats wero got ready for lowering and provisioned. In the mcantimo I had a few hands shortening saiL While all this was proceeding the pnmps wore still kept. going, every one working for his lifo. "It happened to be a very fine afternoon everything was being done to extinguish the fire, and about six o'clock we thought wo would get the upper hand ©f it. Half an hour afterwards it broke out ten times worso than ever. We still kept hard at it until a little nfter nine that night, at which timo the coals that were in tho forepart had caught fire, and in ten, minutes after wards tho whole of the forecastle was in a blaze. Then onr fate appeared scaled. OAST ADBIFT. "The order was given to got the yacht ovor tho side, which was dono with great risk of limbs, as there was a nasty sea running, but she was got over all sale. Be foro lowering her into tho water wo got thb women and children into her all sate, then lowered her nfter which the remain ing passengers got in, the fire in the mean time working aft very rapidly. In the Eis ort life-boat there were Mr. Williams and watch. I was in the yacht. The other boats left the ship a little before us, for we conld not prevail upon the captain for somo timo to leave the ship, and I do not think he would have left her if he had not promised the ladies that he would toko charge of them. Ho said ho did not like to leave the old ship. "So wo cut away and drifted clear of tho ship. About an honr after wo left tho foremast fell over the side: half an hour afterward the main andmuteen followed its example, with a heavy crash. Tho vessel was then in one mass of flames—it was a splendid and fearful sight to witness. We kept as near tho ship as possible, thinking a vessel might see the firo and bear down to hor but thero was no such luck. Next day thoro was a dead calm, and Mr. Wil liams came on board tho yacht, so we straightened np the boat a little and made things moro comfortable. In the evening the captain told mo to go to tho mate's boat and Mr. Williams to stay in the yacht. Soon after dark a breeze sprung np, and was increasing all night. We kept to gother all night by means of lanterns, which wo held np every now and then, Next morning tho other two boats were well ahead tho brcczo was still increasing and in two hours' time, wo picked them np. "Mr. Williams did not make any sign to come into his boat again, so when the cap tain gave us tho course to tho Falkland Is lands we went on to see if wo could pick up tho other boat. Bofore we conld see her tho yacht wa3 out of sight When we camo up to the second mate's boat we both lowered ottr sails andhoAe-to for the yacht to get up tons again. While we were waiting we had dinner, which con sisted of abont a quarter of a pound of pre served meat, a very few bits ot biscuit (which had been boiled with salt water coming into tho boat), and not qnito two gills of water. We had a pretty good supply of provisions and water, but we knew not how long wo would have to bo in tho boat before wo wero picked up or reached land. Wo waited tliero some time, but no yacht was to bo seen, and wo were losing tho fair wind, so wo asked Mr. Bell if ho was going to wait any longer. Ho said 'No,' With that answer we hoisted our sail and started bnt up to tho time we lost sight of him he had not moved. We still went on, but during tho night tho wind shifted right dead against ns, so wo steered for the main land, as it was impossible for us to reach the Islands. We never saw either of tho boats after that, DEATH IN THE BOAT. "There wore filteen of us in onoboat thoro were twenty-seven adults and seven children in the yacht, and tho rest with Mr. Boll, second mate. I have no doulit father wonld recollect the brown dog that Mr. had. It was in our boat. Six days after wo loft tho ship we killed it, drank tho blood nnd ate the flesh. Six days after that was tho commencement of tho horrors of a castaway crow. Ono of tho boys ont of two died through drinking salt water. Wo managed to keep it from him dnring the day-time, but at night ho would get at it He was out of his mind cloven hours before ho died. Wo buried the poor lad as well as we could under tho circum stances. We read tho burial scrvico fort ho dead at sea, and we had nothing to link him with. It was a painful task but it was the will of God. Wo prayed to the Almighty in that boat with more earnestness than any of us had ever done before. Wo could see death staring us in the face. Day'after day no land, no vessel. Fivo days after the boy died we lost tho carpentor and a sea man. The latter poor fellow died from utter debility and old ago. The carpenter, who was a tall fino man, over six feet, died from drinking salt water. They were both Roman Catholics. Tho carpenter lias left a wife, with four or fivo children to mourn their loss. Two days after another man died raving mnd, through salt water he was tho healthiest-looking man in tho boat. "There were two othors (tho sailmaker and one seaman) ont of their mind. Wo expeetcd they would bo going off at any moment. Next day nothing in sight wo thought tho Almighty had brought us there to breatlio our last wo had breakfast, which was ono sardino, somo biscnit that wo had to sqneezo to get the salt water ont, and about two tablespoonfuls of water. forgot to tell ymi that, about ten days after leaving the ship, onr feet became so painful with frost-bito that wo had to cnt our boots off, the pain was so excrutiating. For my part, I inclined to dru& Bait water to put an end to my lifo, for what with tho hunger, tho thirst, and tho pain in my foot I went nearly mad in toot, ono afternoon for a few hours, I was out of my mind they all thought I should go Sff.— After wo had had breakfast, all tho provis ion* wo had left was a small box of sar dines, plenty of spoilod bread, and abont ono gallon of wator. A KF.S0UB AND INmTMAN TMEITMK^T. "Thoro was a light breeze, and a littlo after 13 o'clock one of tho men shontod ont, 'Hail, oh Wo all for a moment for got our weakness and paiu nnd jumped up, and thero was bark bearing down upon ns wo wero soon along side of her, and woro hauled up tho sido, for'wo woro as helpless as children. I forgot to toll yon that wo had saved threo boxes of gold from tho ship, valuo .£10,000. When ho found wo had gold ho got into a frightful rage. Ho put the boatswain in irons, and two sea men also, and chained them down mon that wero not able to lift a pound weight, and sovoral times ho threatened to take the boatswain's lifo. We just got sufficient food to keep ns alivo, and that was all. Well, these island! wore tho nearest place. Tlio Almighty blossod ns with a fair wind. Wo arrived hore on tho Sunday. The cap tain and a passongor ho had with him went on shoro and reported that he had picked np somo wrecked sailors, and from what ho could inako ont we had murdered every ono on board, and thon set fire to tho ship and taken tho gold and left her. When tho doctor camo ou board ho ordered tho irons to be taken off, and to givo us plenty of wine. Nexlt day (Monday) we wero all brought on shore and put into houses. Before I go further I must tell you that three more died on board the bark, leaving eight of ns to tell tho talo. "Nothing has been heard of tho other boat*." Shakespeare'* Marriage. At the time of this event, Shakespeare was eighteen years of ago, whilst Ann Hath way, his bride, wns a mature maiden of twenty-seven. But if it be true, as Lord Bacon says, that a man finds himself seven years older the day after his marriage, this sudden maturity would ndarly equalize tho matter and keop tho balance true. An old writer describes her as "a tall handsome girl with ruby lips," and it was on these coral reefs that the boy poet is supposed to have made shipwreck. The speech of Her mia's lover, Lysander, lias often bcon quot ed to prove the infelicity of his wedded life because one of tho reasons given why "tho conrse of true love never did run smooth," is that it is "misgraffedin respect of years." In "Twelfth Night," also, this same point, viz: disparity of years, is pressed again with an earnestness that seems to spring from bitter personal experience. I refer to the beautiful sceno where Viola, disguised as a page, enters into conversation with the Duke, of whom she is enamored, and re ceives from him this general advice: "Lot ttlll the woman take An eldor than herself Eo sight, little dreaming at that time that this place would be our rofuge beforo long. so wears she to him So sways she level In her hntbanil'a heart." And to tho man he says: "Then let thy love be younger than thyself, Or thy affection may not hold the bent." As convincing proof that Shakespeare's af fection did not "hold the bent," we aro told how ho settled in London and left his wife in Stratford, visiting her only once a year. One biographer insinuates that he never sent her a penny of his earnings, (a clear case of unremitting love,) but spent them in the delights and dissipations of metro- olitan life. In his last will and testament leaves no word of love for his wife, and bequoaths to her only his "second best bed." The sonnots, too, whioh are tho truest records and very issues of his life, indicate that there was some cotflness and estrangement between them, and speak also of the "disgracoB'' aud "blots" that clung to him o§ tho results of his "old offences of affections." Various anecdotes are told of him in this connection. One story, related by the gar rulous Aubrey, is to tho effect that Shake speare, on his journeys to and from Lon don, used to put np at tho Crown Inn at Oxford. The innkeeper, John Davenant, and his wife, wero vory fond of him, and he stood godfather to their son William. The wicked world hinted that there was some thing more than friendship between the I poet and tho witty and beautiful Mrs. Da venant. One day, as William was running home in haste, some one asked him why he ran so. He replied that he wished to see hisgodfathor, who had just arrived. "You're a good boy," retorted bis interrogator, "bnt yon ought not to take the name of God in vain."—Prof. P. Evans, tn Western Monthly for August. HOTV Children are Raised in l'eru. The New York Tribune has a letter from Lima, Pern, from which we extract the fol lowing interesting paragraph: June lias come, when guava aud sugar cane juice are the sweetest Yon cannot look out of your windows nor take a walk in the suburbs without seeing literally hun dreds of half naked and whole naked Clio lo children of both sexes and all ages, from twelve to a few months, busily engaged in sucking a sugar-cane or the juicy, pulpy skin of the guava. These fruits are con sidered very healthy and it is a comical sight to see the little four months old bab ies, and babies of a year and older, rolling in the dust in front of their cabins, kicking np their naked heels, and sucking sngar-cane or guava. Often these little half Indian chil dren get no other food, and as soon as they can clasp the long, hard, green shell or pod of the guava in their blaok fingers, they are turned off. to lio on their backs on tho floor, or on a dirl heap in front of the honse, and one end of the cane is pnt into their month, and the hands are clasped over the other end of the cane. It is as tonishing how very soon they learn to hold the cane, or very young they are put to nurse this sweet snbstitute, while the poor mother is squatting on her feet washing clothes for somo Peruvian family, who pay her very irregular, or possibly she may nave a cigar between her lips, and be half sleeping in her dirty cabin,or relating some great gossip, with a bottle of ohiohee or pisco. to half drunken companions, whose babies are rolling, probably, in the same dirt, and all sncking busily at tho fruit of the guava or the sugar-cane. Indeed I do not know how the aocnmnlating babies of theso poor Cholo women and soldiers' wives, or Babonas could livo, but that na ture has beoomo their universal mother by giving them in snch abundance tho su gar cane and guava juioe. But it is only for six months in the year that the guava is considered fit for children, and the sugar cane is not nsed tho entire yoar as food. How theso wretched half-starved mothers support their numerous offspring the rest of the year I can not imagine, bnt I pro sumo that thoy get so fair a start in the jnicy stalks of sugar, and the rich pnlps of the guava, that they manage to eat any thing or nothing, as their mothers provide for them. Certain it is that the sugar cane and guava juice makes the child very hearty and fat. It is amusing to see them, of all size's, their black oyos glistening, and black nakod skins, sucking away at the saccarine fluid, and rolling aronnd, in doors or out, as contented with their fate in this world as if they had been bom Inheritors to A throne. SrAsisu VILLAINY IN CUBA.—All visitors to Havana havo seen the immense mansion or palace of Aldamas, and they have all heard something of tho history of tho great Cuban nabob. We learned some time ago that this, as well as all the other property of Aldamas had been confiscated by the Spanish authorities, and now it has been turned into a casino, or restaurant From the beginning of tho troubles In Cnba, Al damas has boon looked npon with suspi cion, on account of his former sympathy with liberal movoments bnt Captain Gen eral Dnlco Indnced him to givo a million dollars to tho Spanish cause, and it was supposed this would save him from trou blo. Tho Spanish authorities, however, wero anxlons to find proof against him, and tho means of getting hold of liis vast property and, after ho came to this conn trv, they had no difficulty in doing so. His property was confiscated, and now tho Ha vana volunteers carry on thoir nightly rev els in the halla of Aldamas.—JV. F. Times. A CwBtons COURT SCENB.—The Chineso papers roport a curious and touching scene which latoly occurred in tho Shanghai mixed courts. A dissolute prodigal, having a chain ronnd his nock, to which his hands wero fast, was brought np by his father. Tho paront,a very respectable looking man, declared ho could make nothing of tho rinoner. He had tried nil means to caro im of his propensity for smoking opium, bnt withont effect. If he gave him money, it went in opium clothes worcf at once pawned to satisfy his cravings. Latterly :ie had bcon chained np in a IIOURO to see what effect that would have but h's ap [learanco on that occasion was because ho liad broken ont, and had been picked np by a policeman. In fact, tho father de clared that he would bo glad if tho court wonld take him in hand and give him a sovero punishment The Judge advised him to give his son another trial, and add ed that if after ono punishment ho was in corrigiblo, Chineso law would permit do capitation on tho consent of tho father. —Marshal Serrano has issued an order withholding tho Government stipend from the Jesuit college at Havana, owing to tho indoKcretion of the directors. —The English telegraph purchase bill passed in committee, iu which there was a iecided majority in favor of making a pev m&ucut uioiioyly of tho tolegrapU luion. ttormpondence. CHICAGO COKRESI*OM)E.VCK, The Dull Reason—Fall Trade—The Oropa—Amusements—Kcelealastieal —Trial ot Bev, Charles E. Cheney— Kx-Uov. Karirell—Hew Patent A(en« cy— Hewing Machines—The Weed Vamlly Favorite. CIXICAOO, July 2«th, 18C9. €t is tho (lnli aoason hero, anl unusually dull for Chicago. In tho early part of tho season, there was promiKO of a very large trade, and merchants laid in pretty largo stocks. Hut their anticipations havo not boon fully realized. A few large houses have dono an increased buainemj, and while tho aggregate businoss may bo equal to last year's, the majority of do&Ioru have too many goods on hand for tho season. Btill all aro anticipating a largo VAI.I, TRADE, and aro making ample preparations for it. There has been a feverish stale of anxiety in regard to tho maturing cropsi, and the pro tracted and almost incessant rains for the whole season, until recently, havo caused many forebodings as to tho future. But tho past two weeks havo, in a great measure, dis pelled the fear of a failure of rnu onors. And if wo have a reasonable amount of fair weather from this timo forward, thero will be a larger and better aggregate harvest throughout the Northwest than over beforo. Of courso thoro will bo failures in some local ities, but tako tho country at large the pros pect of an abundant harvest was nover moro promising. AMUSEMENTS Aro Just now as dull as trade. The Opera Moil HO is closed. Duprez & Benedict's Min strelH are at McVickei Emerson & Man ning's Minstrels at the Dearborn, and anew local drama, "Tho Workingmen of Chicago," ia to bo brought ont this week at the Mtiscum. Thon we are to havo circuses this week and noxt. But the greatest exhibition horo is an Ecclesiastical one, in the TRIAL OF ILTTV. CIIAUI.E8 E. 0HEKKY. By an Ecclesiastical Court selected by Bishop Whitehouse, for the crime of omitting tho word regenerate, or regenerated, in tho ceremony of baptism Mr. Cheney holding to tho Protestaut idea that it is but a symbol of regeneration, wliito the Bishop holds tho Romish notion that the person is regenerated in baptism. On tho third day of tho trial the 23d mat -tho proceedings wore abruptly suspended by an injunction from Judge Jam ieson, of tho Superior Court, on tho ground that tho ecclesiastical inquisitions were not proceeding according to the canons of the church. Tho Bishop, nnder protest, a la ri° Nino, postponed the trial till Tliursdav, tho 29tli. Mr. Cheney lias bcon rector of ChriBl'a Church, hero, uiuo-yearn, and under his ministrations it has increased from seven communicants to over three hundred, tho Sunday School from thirty to nearly sevfn hundred scholars, the usual congregation from fifty to seven hundred, and the church property from $1,000 to $160,000. In the days of the Spanish inquisition, when tho church iuw, ,ury 1 spect is inspired by the proceedings of such a council. Of course, Mr. Cheney will be convicted of disbolieving in baptismal regen eration, for the court has been convened for tbat especial purpose, bnt whether he will meekly submit hie conscience to the ruling of the Bishop, or whether his ease is to be tho beginning of secession from the Angli can Church and tho formation of a now one remains to be seen. The sympathies of all liberal-minded men, of all denominations, are with Mr. Cheney. KX-OOVEBNOB FAKWELL, who for somo years past, has been principal Examiner of Inventions in tho Patent Office at Washington, has resigned his office and taken np bis residence in Chicago. I eaw a very complimentary letter ftom the Commis sioner of Patents accepting the resignation of tho Governor bnt expressing the regrets of tho Secretary of the interior that the De partment would loso his valuable services. Tho Governor looks hale and vigorous and has as cordial a greeting for his friends, as ever. NEW PATEST AGENCY. Inventors wil' bo interested to learn that Gov. Farwoll lias just established an exten sive agency for soliciting American and For eign Patents, at 1C2, Lake street, Chicago, nnder tho name of Farwell, Ellsworth & Co. Major E. A.-Ellsworth has .been a successful patent lawyer in managing contested and re jected cases before the Department. Their business facilities are greatly enhanced by their branch house at Washington, D. 0. SEWING MACHINES. Chicago is the headquarters for tho sale and distribution throughout the Northwest of that greatest of household invontions, the Family Sewing Machine. There are, perhaps, half a dozen different first-class sewing ma chines, and any number of indifferent and inferior ones, that are often bought for their cheapness, used a short time, and thon laid aside to give place to better ones. It is true economy to bny a good machine at first, both on account of its durability, and the superior character and amount of work it will perform. THE WETCD FAMU-Y FAVORITE stands pre-eminent among first-class sewing machines. It is simplo, complete, durable sews tho look'stitch does all' kinds of work, from tho lightest to the heaviest fabric, with ont change of heedlo, thread or tension. Af ter thorough trial of several kinds, I give it tho preference for family,nse, George C. ThoinaB & Co., 191 Lake street, arc agents for tho Northwest. MISCELLANEOUS. There is nothing new hero in literature. Two o'r" three literary papers have been squeezed into one,, to make the Universe, a free spoaking, Spiritual weekly, that seeks to improve tho marriage relation by making it easier to dissolvo the marriage bond. TOE WESTERN MONTHLY, for AugHst, is an earnest of vigorous 'mm. hood. This magazine has been steadily im proving and strengthening its hold upon the .public confidence, till it has .given assurance of its ability to maintain itself in its chosen field. With the next number it is to be en larged, and tho price increased to three dollars. B. Ko. 28. Nervous Debility with its gloomy attend ants, low spirits, depression, involuntary emissions, loss of semen, spermatorrhea), loss of power, dizzy head, loss of memory, and threatened impotence and imbecility, find a sovereign enre in Humphrey's Homeo pathic Specific, No. twenty-eight. Composed of the most valuable mild aud potent Cura tives, they strike at once at the root of the mattor, tone np the system, arrest the dis charges, and impart vigor and energy, life and vitality to the entire man. They have cured thousands of cases. Price $5.00 per paokago of six boxes and vial, which is very important in obBtinate and old cases, or $1 per single box. Sold by all druggists, and sent by mail on recoipt of price. Address Humphrey's Specific Homeopathic Medicine Co., 662 Broadway. New York. THE LATEST IMPROVEMENT.—-One of the latest things out for an impiovcmont is that of H. C. Goodrich's Patent Combined Hem and Tnck Measure and Marker. This attach mont is simple and durablo, and can be at tached to any sewing machine. By use of this attachment each succeeding tuck is meas nred and marked out true and parallel with the last lino of stitching while the same is being Bewod. When we take into considera tion the beanty of tho work done, and the ease and facility with which it is accomplished, we do not hesitate to say that no attachment heretofore need on a machine is so simple and easily managod, and does all its work with such precision as tho New Tuck Meas ure and Marker, as now applied to all sewing machines. All ladies who use a machine well know tho length of timo required to ineasuro, mark aud fold tho tuck above that taken to do the sewing of the same. To say that five seams around an ordinarv skirt, of four or five yards each, can be sewod in tho time re quired to measure, mark and fold ono tuck, is only repeating a fact well known to all. But now, if a tnok can bo measured and marked out truo and parallel with tho line of stitching while tho same is being sowed, then at least four times as mnch work can be done in a given timo, and in a superior mannor in ooiu|Htri»ou lu that duuu in the ordinary way. Theso attachments may be found at all sew ing machino offices throughout the United States, wlioro circulars and all information may bo had, or circulars sent on application, by addressing the patentee, H. C. UOODKIOH, 09 Michigan avenue, O.iicago. THERE is no mistake about it, PLANTATION BITTERS will ward off Fever and Ague and all kindred diseases if used in timo. No family need suffer from this distressing complaint if thev will keep PLANTATION BITTERS in the honso, and uso it according to directions. The most important ingrediont of this medi clno is Calisaya or Poruvian Bark, which is known to bo tlio finest and purest tonic in tho vogetablo kingdom. The extract of this Bark is the activo principlo of all tho good Fovcr and Ague Medicines prescribed bv in telligent doctors. Calisaya Bark is used ex tensively in the manufacture of PLANTATION BITTERS, as well as quinine, and wo daro say tlicy owo thoir popularity mostly to that fact. Wo ean rocommond th» m. MAGNOLIA WATER.—Snpei ior to the best im ported Gorman Cologne, and sold at half the prico. CHICAGO, Juno 25tli, I860, Mews. Fllfmrood,Watford 6 Co., 171 Lake St., Chicago: GENTS—I givo my more than willing testi mony in favor of tne American Hay Tedder. For caso, thoroughness and beauty of opera tion, nothing can exceed it. It was tho re peated remark of observers who witnessed its movements, thai .t. not only did tho work of several mon bnt that it did it hotter than they could do it. In my opiuion Its oiioration leaves nothing to bo desired. I am, yours truly, SAM'L BEERS. BEAUTIFUL WOMAN.—If you wonld be beau tiful, use Ilagan's Magnolia Balm. It gives a pure Blooming Complexion and restores Youthful Beauty. Its effects .ire gradual, natural and perfect. It Removes, loudness, Blotches aud Pim ples, cures Tan, Sunburn aud Freoklcs, and makes a Lady of thirty appear but twenty The Magnolia Balm makes tho Skin Smooth and Pearly, the Eye bright and clear the Clioek glow with the Bloom of Youth.and im parts a fresh, plump appearance to the coun •enance. No Lady need complain of her Complexion when 76 cents will purchase this dolightfnl article. The best thing to dress the Ilair with is Lyon's Kathairon. PRIVATE medical aid, adYertwemont, Pud) in Sittlt. Miscellaneous Items. —Adjutant General Baker, of Iowa, abont to publish a spelling book. —The total taxable personal property in Cincinnati in 18G9 is #46,070,809. —A dispatch of twelvo words from Den ver, Col., to Chicago, costs the modest lit tle sum of $5.32. —Estimating three Inhabitants for every namo in the directory, Chicago has now a population of 360,000. —The flax factory at Dixon, 111., turea out an average of a thousand yards of cot ton bailing per day. Tbo area of unsanreyed lands in the United States is fifteen times greater than tho wholo area of France. —Fivo thousand persons partook of the love feast at the great National Gamp Meet ing at Itound Lake, New York. Three gangs of river thieves were ar rested in New York Monday, and a large quantity of stolen property recovered. —The State Board .of Equalization of In diana havo reduced the appraisement of a largo number of counties from 6 to 30 per ccnt. —An old hunter says ho once had an op portunity to buy all tbo gronnd that the city of Chicago now stands npon for an old pair of boots. —A negro woman shot her husband in Jeffersonvillo, Indiana, on Sunday. A charge of infidelity on the part of the hus band was the cause. —A bonus of $30,000 has been raised in Omaha, to be presented to any specula tor who will build and open a first-class hotel. —Charles Dickens hundred volumes of has donated five •The Old Curiosity Asylum in Vinton, 1 Shop," to the Blind Iowa. —Weston, the pedestrian, is recreating in Fredonia, N. Y., preparatory to a trip to San Francisco, whence he will walk across the continent —A convict in the Ohio penitentiary chopped off his right hand just at the wrist, a few days, ago, in order to be re lieved from work. —A prominent merchant of Chicago, Mr. Martin Norton, is before the courts on a charge of fraud in altering a cheek from $25 to $1,25 —The proprietors of the Mammoth Cave havo fitted np one of its chambers as a ball room, which is to be opened thia month with a first-class hop. —The new City Directory of Chicago eon tains 120,000 names, among which ate 1,053 Smiths, nnd 330 Jones. Of the Smiths only 106 are Johns. —A defalcation of $17,000 to $25,000 has been discovered in the Bank of Commerce of Baltimore on the part of one of Jta offi cers. The mattor is under investigation by the directors of the bank. —The following are the Cincinnati news paper returns for the three months to July first: Commercial, $64,221 Gazette, $54, 462 Enquirer, $38,630 Times, $22 250: Volksfreund, $16,522. —A woman at Houghton, Mich., admin istered landannm to her two children, and then swallowed some herself, (tee of the children died the other was restored. She took so mnoh that it acted only as an emetic. She was arrested and confessed the crime. —A green oil well was lately found near Titusville, Pa., in the "black oil" belt of Shambnrg. The production of the well is variously estimated at from 100 to 125 bar rels a day and seems to be increasing rap idly. —Indiana is doing well with her state debt Five years ago it footed np some $9,000,000 it hais since been reduced to $2,600,000, and of thiB, $800,000 was paid off July 1, leaving only $1,800,000. Anoth er five years will see the state ont of debt and a large fund in the treasury,.if the present prudent management is continued. —The biggest tree in the world is in Ta lare Valley, GaL It is of the tonia giganiica species, measuring over feet in diameter, and exclusive of the limbs wonld make over 1,300,1)00 feet of lumber. In the same, valley is an oak which, at three feet from the ground, measures 28} feet in diameter. —The University courses iu instruction at Harvard College for the current year will be given to competent persons, "men and women," according to the official announce ment The lessons of the course are to be given by Professors Bowen^ Jlgdge and Lowell, Balph Waldo Emerson Mr. How ells and others. It Is said that thia is one of the reforma.of the new President at Har vard. —A Boston paper says: The sea serpent has again appeared in our waters, if ac counts from below are correct It was seen on the 4th inst in the bay, sailing abont, with head erect After displaying itwdf for some time, it moved ronnd in a cirele and disappeared. Us head was apparently about the size of a barrel, with a seme of rings around it" From the description given we should think it was the "serpent of tho still." •. Amnsing Paragrnphs.. —Marying women for their beanty is like eating a bird for its eweet ainging. —"I know by a little what a gnat deal means," as the gander said when1 he %aw the tip of a fors tail sticking ont of a hol low tree. —The Waterbury American telegraphed to CoL A. H. Fenn, at Plymouth: "Send ns fnH particulars of the flood." He re plied: "You'll find them in Genesis." —A belle of Agra, India, wean Sat lull dress two shawls, thirty bracelets, fourteen pairs of ear-rings, seven neeklaeee, and nose pendant, and a seal ring on each thumU. —A young man of Memphis has appear ed in St Louis to claim the reward ot $100 advertised for news of the missinggirl. He married her the other day idler a sacceu ful elopement According to the Cincinnati Times, the railroad to Louisville "will bind the two cities together like a pair of cats tied by the tails/' —An Irishman dropped a letter into the post-office the other day, with the following memorandum on the corner, for the bene fit of all indolent postmasters into whose hands it might fall: "Please hasten the delay of this." "Dear me," exclaimed Stigeina, "that new surgeon gave Squantum^ boy a new lip from the child's own oheekl What a painful operation it mnst have been! "I've had a pair of lips taken from my eheek more than once," replied Mrs. Stiggins, "and it wasn't a painful operation at alL" —A girl, keeper of a toll-gate in Eng land, was asked by a swell velocipedist»who thought to chaff her, how much he had to pay. "That, sir," replied she, "depends upon whether you ride through the gate,or whether you get off your dandy hone and drag it through because in that case every two-wheeled vohitito drawn by a horse or an ass, pays thrce-pence." An aged lady in Philadelphia, whose failing sight rendered necessary a prayer book of great size, recently called on her friends on her way to church, and npon starting again, unwittingly picked up a music box instead of the prayer book. Dnring the sacred ceremony, tho old lady attempted to open her prayer book, when to her surprise and tho astonishment at the congregation, the machine struck up "Lanigan's Ball," with great clearness and forco. A Goon MOVK.—The people everywhere an finding out that tho best articles are the cheapest in the end, especially where life and health are concerned. They are therefon nsing Fongera's Compound Iodinised Ood Liver Oil in preference to all others, as then by they aro sure to dorive mora benefit. All who are afflicted with lung diseases should tako it. It is sold everywhere. BARNES HOUSE -CHICAGO The above hotel is located on the corner of Randolph and Canal streets, within one block of the Wash ington streot tunnel, and near the business center. Mr. N. A. Hawks is the proprietor, formerly of Milwaukee, and is always on hand to attend to tho wants of his guosts. The ho tel has first-class accommodations for 200 guests. Tho tablets supplied with all the market affords,—and all for the moderate charge of $2.50 per day. THE BEST AVD Ownuii Tomb of Iron Phosphorus, and Calisaya, known aa Ferro Phosphorated Elixir of Ca lisaya Bark. The Iron rostoree color to tho blood, the Phosphorus ronewa waste of tho nerve lJead.Dr, Whittier'e tissue, and the .Calisaya gives a natural hcalthfulness to the digestive, or gans, thereby curing dyspepsia in its various forms, Wakefulness, General Debility and Depression of Spirits. Manufactured only by CASWELL, HAZARD & GO., auccessors to Caswell, Mack Co., New York. Sold by all Druggists. BBIOGS HOUSE—CHICAGO.—This honse is ono of the oldest and'best established Hotele in the west, having lately been remoddled and refitted. Its proprietor, B. H. Skinner, Esq., so well known as the late proprietor of the Metropolitan, is a gentleman who thor oughly understands tho wants of the travel ing public. This honso contains over 260 room*. George H. French as superintend ent, with Frank Wentworth as cashier, and Messrs. Hilton & Wells in the office, Is a sufficient guarantee, that the Briggg will be conducted in first-class style.