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K.itio l.i-i- ami Willio Gray,
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Tw.n.vfWu l\caO«S»lU
Kifl UJIH HhutUiiH over, pc-urla,
Ham fn t, -vflilto and w«-t with dew.
two even black, uutl two eyes blue,
I .il Ho iiuy ami flirt *'ire_tliey,
A 0
it A
)•. \vc i'ii ttitidltiftwliere a brook,
lit lilting like a KUO\U(TIVH crook,
nunlit'il itn Hllver, auiM!\i«k ranka
it willow frtugoii itH biinkx—
11 .ill' h\ tlio«nlit antl.half in play,
Kutlo auu[ Willio,Gray.
'I'lu-y ii:ul chunks like clioniea ri'il:
Ho tfcfe tallrfr\ 'most a ln-iiil
Sli.'. -sfitli u*in» Hko WTentlm of enow,
S iv 11itn banket to autl Iro.
\s tiicv loitcrfil. liulf in play),
'liniUviiiK to Willie Gray.
I'lVity Katie." Willio said,
Ami tlu i'c i'jinie a dash of red
Tlirot)i li thdbrowuilcHH of tlio oliook
Hoys aru strong and girl* are weak,
And I'll carry, so I *111,
luitio'e ba»ketU| thebilt."
Katie niiHwcro^, Willi a lnuiii,
"Yon iaU carry onty' half
'I lieu laid, toMin-j baoli luir curia,
••Boys aro woaK, an VFi-llan I'II-IH.",
lo o«
Jt
think that HUCKKI'iI
Halt'tlio wisdom slio e'xmvsaoil
.Mi ii an* ojitjrboyn K*o\vn tall: ....
ilcarte don't cluniHU pmi-li, alter all.
And whi n, lonjj years fii"..i that day,
I iio 1 .iv uu,l Willie Oray
Sinoi o.'.'iioilx'^ido the brook
Hi lidfiitj liken hlii'pltertl'd crook,—
In it strange that Willie said,
W liilr aKaiii a dash Of Ted
rrnivneil the browuAMM of hi* chock,
I am atnm.: fm'l you are weak,
l.itVli* but a »li)»iot,v.stci'ts
11111i with dliatlowH ijoUl uud deep.
'•Will yon truat me, tfattto dear—
Walk lu tiidi'i nte without fear
May 1 carry, if I will,.
All .voiir luiriloiiH up the hill
Ami Hhoannwcreil, with laiifihi
•Noj but yon Way carry half.'.
Clone liesiile the little brook,
itcndtaig like a ehephertl'a crook,
Working with lu silver hand*
I,aW. and early at the lauds.
Stands a cottage where to-day
Knttlo lives •with Willie Gray.
In tho porch she sit*, and lot
Swings a basket to and fro.
Yd
Vastly different from the olio
That sho swung in yearn aaono—
This is Innp, af'l dttp,\aiul wide,
A nil-has roaktrt at thU tide.
ScUctcD Jttisccllnmj.
THE
LOST DIAMOND
C1 *i o«
Aill WoUTIiatKadi Well.
'*•$1110 $ars liffb, I fcpew lapidary
gained a'considerable fortune by a grdtf.
misfortune. An,excellent workman, hofi
ejt ias thojday, "Montin had but one fault.,
'•o was too fond Of gocjd wine, which causal
Uim torieg lee this work—sometimes for
together, to thogrent dissatisfactiqp
i' lii.s employ or, who* in all other respec^
valued 5»ul est^imed him highly,
l«)i skilled probity, tr. •.. -h
Que day MoQtin received from hia map-*/
tern diamond -ofthe-fluest watertoeutH
ntid polish, with strict recommendatiioiuri
to keep sober ontil thc^work was finiahedJ'
"I rely ion your activity," said the jewel
lor, on giving him the stone. "&• arntit'
Inwe it Without fail «ki the 15th instant,
nnd if you disf^ipoint me this time, it wilt1
l)d the livrt you will have from rae."
Moutin promised exaetitudo, asked,
wti» usunli with him, jjphrt of his pay in ack
vnitfeo, Ahd set' himself courageously tor'
work. Under his skillful hand, the dia
mond sooa |egftn to »how. forttvL^8 beauty
in a few more hours it would have been fin
inhed, when, unfortunately' for Uatttfi
i}8olutimw, a friend called on hio},. oic
comrade, yrho bad beep long abs6)tt, from
I'auH ,wnat could thesy db but takea glajg^
together?. Ar^iv^^at, the eabar$t,.the time
paRRcd quiolly away, nnd Montin though!
no more of bis unfinished work.
During the morning his employer cam
to nee how the pelianing of tho aiaaadi^
proceeded The' conciergc assured'-Win
that Moatiu^i had.,oiily juat gone put, and
wonlA npfeiui tq retursidirwi^ a«,ha n«d
for some days been working steiMtly, awl
unremittingly. Only half satisfied,' the
jAweller went away, to retarn-m two 1MM
and to fin4 Montin jtill absewr Convin*
ho waa,-ft# the tavi^rit. the1'muter ieli
if ii to &
liira to return to his world Tbii yfaif
and Montin, grumblings betweep ma teeth,
quitted his comrade, and apaendpd to. bi%
workshop but his head wasN^fon^erC|M^|
nor Ms hana steady. Td ^dd'to trouble?
tho diamond became unfi^edfhe seizeft it
lmstily to replace it his trembling fingers
Krtvn a jerk—and, by a.strange fatdity, th®.
precious stofae flew out of to^ win'ao#!-|
Sobered in a moment by this terrible acci
dent, Montin continued- gazing oat of the
comment as if petrified, his pale lips mur
ninriag the word»1ostMost!
«str
For more than an lour lioramained al
in6Afe motionless, iiiA -was: onfy^toiiBef
from his lethargy by tko «ntnuice ot his
master/
"Is it thus you work, Montin?" 4xe1ktm^
ed he "three times have I called for tho
tlintifondi, tbdd)' yd6 spdnd' iyour time.ktik^
taj^m.. Give ne the stones I mast. h|#4
it, finished or unfinished."
Montin looked wildly at him without
Haveyou drunk-all
The lapidary, tritd in vain to ^x*^ His:
tongue seemed paralyzedi At last'herose,
nna hiding his face in His hands, murmur
ed, "It—is—lost!"
Ai
this
room.
"Oh,
sr
"dtit of the window."
•'What! when?"
"The stone."
"Well, well, well tell me what has occur-
^M|s&Te Sjvdorj.''
wf .ItMstsnaw tleftuA eMMe ma#tef to
£ome silent with astonishment: then, fur
ions with rage, he cried, "I don't believe a
word of your story. yon have sold mydiar,
montl topay for yonrdiBsipati6i^v
Tbis accusation was tho coup 'te grace tot
n'in. He fell fainting at the feet of his
despair which amounted almost to mad
ness. The jeweller, whoundestood what
was passing iuhie ulnd. tried to eoaseW
liim, and at last succeeded in rendering
him more calm.
"It is a most unfortuint# accidont,%M
doubt," said he, "but
"You do not, then, tfelftwA TnatTsofa
y"iir diamond for drink?" said Montin, eag
*i')y.
®P» Montin,, jpivniwit/wget what
Ilnirin the first ihometit or anger, and let
UH try to find a remedy for tho misfortune.
Tho diamond was worth X200 you must
nrteavonr to repay me the half of that sum
«ut of your wages, .which, when you work
riigulurly, amount to £3 or £4 a-week.—
With industry and sobriety you will soon
et out of debt."
"From this time I will work steadily,"
"Yotl
cftimTcard I am^ola tnief
''I believe yon," replied the jeweller, "1
have every confidence in you you are a
tfooil workman I will furnish you with
plenty of work, and in a few years you will
l»e right again. Well! will that suit you."
'•Oh yes, sir! only tell meonce more, that
5oil do not think I sold the diamond."
"I repeat, on my, honor, that I only said
HO in the first /moment of anger.' I am
convinced yon are an hoqest man^in fact
I prove it by trnsting you With more work."
VIM, nir, tliat is true, and I promise yon
I will not disappoint you. I will repair my
limit the lesson has been severe, but it
will not bo without its fruits."
Montin kept his word—he rose early,
and worked indefatigably the loBt stone
wiw replaced by another, which was polish
'•'I (in if by enchantment. Faithful to his
promise, he wont no more to the tavern,
and became a model of steadiness and in
dustry. At the end o? the year ho had
paid a considerable part of his debt. 8ix
"n months passed thus, when one fine
morning in May, having finished his work,
In) placed himself at the window, and
v/iitctieil the boats passing and repassing
tho river, which flowed close to the walls
ol tho houHu. Suddenly, his eye was at
traded by something bright glittering on
the extreme edge of an old chimney. What
•vas his surprint) to discover his half-polish
ed diamond! [t seemed as if a breath would
precipitate it into the water beneath and
yet there it had been for so many months
fiiiHpeuded between he,ivon and earthl
At thin night hia emotion became almost
nfi great aa on the day when ho had seen it
disappear out of the window he dared not
remove his eyes, fearing to lose sight of the*
n) most recovered treasure.
"It is—it is my diamond, which has cost
tite Kff many tears." said he "but how shall
I i*eh it! If it were to fall! But no, I
will take every precaution, not too fast,'—
I' mo eonsiderwell!"
moment his employerentered.tbe
Kir," cried
Montin, ."it is there!"
"What?" said the jeweller.
My diamond, or niilier youWi. Ah, do
not toiieli it, hhnll lone it for evor."
"tl inline wo it is certainly the diamond
t'mt him HF) tormented UH but tho difficulty
in how to get it. Wait moment, I know
i.ow to do it." So saying, ho loft the room,
but quickly returned, bearing ir. his handa
uet prepared for catching butterflies, With
its aid and that of ti Jong stick, he proceed
ed carefully to try and get the precious
stone—Montia hardly daring to breuthe,
watching all his movements with dieatk
est anxiety. At last his efforts vme cflvnf
ed with success, and he orid^ '^puire ftris,,
Montin! I congratulate you on its recovery^
I am now ybnr debtor to the amount oil
nearly a hundred pounds. What do yod*
intend to do with the amount?"
t»L«ave ilia your hands, air. if yQU will
1M kind enough to keep it for me.'
"Most willingly I will pay you the in
terest, and if yon Continue to add to it, you
will soon have a nice little sum," replied
the jeweller.
Tbis wasihebeginhing" ofMonlin'slor-
ried, and he is now one of the priuoipal
jewellers in Jaris.
Maxamllian and Juarvc.
J^pl^ton^s l^gaaina po^taius some in
teresting incidents from Princess SUlm
Salm's diary,, written while iu Mexico.
Her* is one concehiing the closing hours
of Maximilian:
The Princess, on account of tho import
arit part'She bakl ttkou ia ^he pbu to save
the life of Maximilian, was scut to Han
Luis Potosi fts a prisoner. There she made
another last effort to obtain pardon ot
President Juaree for the condemned. She
says:
The' last dfiy before the ex^ontion had
come the next morning the Emperor was
to bo shot. Although I had little hope,
still I determined to make one more effort
to {novo the heart of the man who alone
had tho power to prevent the terrible
tn^y. /.Ttc pale, meUncholy taoeof him
whose elear blue eyes had Inspired with
compassion even the Indian Palacois, was
ever before roe.
"It wsis 8 o'clock in the evening when
went to the President, who immediately re
ceived me. He was pale and careworn.
With trembling lips I pleaded for the life
Of the Emperor, or at least for a respite,
ihat it would only prolong the Emperor's
•gony,.a»4,tb4t Jie, muat diq the* b«?t morn
ing.
"When I ^heard these terrible words, I
was. wild with grief. I trembled in every
limb, and, Mbbing, I fell pn my knees, and
ptfeaded with words that came warm from
the heart*. Th^^President sought to,raiie
me,1 bnt'I-clahg-tohUknees, andwionld not
rise till he had granted my prayer I thought
1 must move mm to compassion. I saw he
w«p': 'deeply moved h* -aa,weU ais Baabr
Iglesia, who was present, could not restrain
his tears. He said to me in a sad, tremu
lous, tone: ILpains me. madame, tone
yira^htfs ithyOTir WwHiiMe me, fcut, if
the kings and queens of Enrope were pros*
trate before me. I could not save his life. I
the people, my life would be the penalty.'
less woman, and spare that of a man who
may do so much good in Mtothes oountry!',
"All was in vain. ^Kie^residbiSt Mi^
jme to my feet, and again assured me that
and would eertainly be condemned to
death, but that, as I had gained his esteem
and admiration by my/ effotfp in.'.b0iyUf«|
jMaximilian and my husband, he WODH
frant my petition so far as he could. 'He
jwonld pardon my husband, and was griev
ed that he coald do no more. I thanked
two hundred ladies of San Luis, who had
pomo to plead for the lives of the three
condemned menj
1
.t .They were admitted,
bnt their prayers were of no more avail
^han mine.
"Later, Madamf Miramcmtcame,Reading
her two children 'Thi President could
not refuse to see her. Senor Iglesia told
me it wasfU^eart-re^dkigfMqnftQ sea this
pio£- wonyn an! hdr tnhnenft ^tUelones
pteaafor numfeTaf tneTiusoand and rather.
The President, he said, suffered terribly in
these interviews to think that stern neces
sity compelled him to take the life of the
noble Maximilian and his two 'brothers,'
bnt he could mt do otherwise,! i. .A
I "MadameMiramonfam^diivl
ried out of the room.
1 "I could not close my eyes that night,
some hours of which I passed in the church,
With, a number of the ladies of onr party,
graptf ^^SaHS^^ii^^hat
the executions had taken place, and—that
all was over."
A IJoy Paradise.
ing PosrhasTonnu atthe obscure village of
Washington, Connecticut, a school for
boys, conducted on principles which, if he
tells the truth, must make it a real para
dis^c^aafed)wHh mbBt schools, and, we
flsaJllijf pdbfWity gifen to it will fearfully
test its capacity. The correspondent says:
"The moral toqe ofthe school is its dis
tinguishing feature. Any one guilty of de
ceit or fraud ia warned by hia companions
to report himself to 4m head*master if he
neglects fodoboh'e is at'once inlorihed
lupon by his compiuiions. Instead of its
'being feltmeaif to report a misdemeanor,
it is here regarded as an offence against the
iwhole boy comir unity to permit a misdeed
jto iuvunpunished. ThemelhodsolpaiiMt
ji^utspamued at tha sel^ol 'ire' geMridly
[arise on the spur of the moment. A little
boy nuOMs.too much noise he is ortlered
to take a horn to the village green, and to
jblow a blastaf. tberfonr corners of the
chnrch Or is seht tnile over iho hill to
|the Moody barn: or ho helps rake hay for,
balf an' ^hotfr ia the llddpu vbr cl^^s som*:
brickB kh^ are te^taire^d^r'lstrildiftg.'' One'
day a boy stple some apples from, a poor
wid6w| he IwaS s^nt th^ n6it wiy to '^ick.
up atoncs from her field as- a punishmen^J
|bnt the »id«w'a heart Softened, ahd khe
made him cope into dinner* and stuffed
him wi|h floogL things and seat him borne,
"A little,boy,was caught dnokiagia cat in
the raiifcwater hogshead up sfeps tbe
[teacher behind him, and, seizing him by
the seat of thebreecbe* and the nape of
the neck, pHfuges him in after' the caC 'W
show him hawit feelsr Sneh things as
jbnttyiqg and 'Nfaggti%)it«? tidt tolerated.—
There are no rures,' rib forbidden games
everytbing that eatai afford mnuseiAent is
tolerated atproper times and',in proper
q?,Mti^rT*^S(iaiiter
TUB SITUATION IN EVBOPB.—1The London.
Times pan little notice has been taken of a
paragraph which recently abpeared in the
Vienna Presse hinting at a probable disar-,
mament. -The ne*s is too good to be true.
We will not undertake to say what results
the diplomatic contrivances of the past few
weeks have had toward improving Na
poleon's position with respect to foreign
affairs, so as to enable him to meet his
home difficulties with. .sufficient con
fidence of success in them. If it
is true that General Lebouz intends to
drop the scheme of a Garde Mobile and
propose the suppression of general com
mands that might be taken as an earnest of
the Emperor's pacific and economical inten
tions, the interchange of civilities between
sovereigns and statesmen augurs
well for the chances of tranquillity.
At the present moment there is no appre
hension of a warlike outbreak. No cause
of offense, no pretext for dispute exists the
old alliances have been brokon up, and the
balance of power is a question ot" tho past.
It may be said that peace now rusts on a
sounder basis than ever.
THB DIHPBPTXC.—The trials and suffer
ings of tho dyspeptic can only be renlized
by those so unfortunate as to bo afflicted
by tbis diseaso, and yet how ninny of them
suffer, and coutinuo to suffer? Why they
do this so patiently it is impossible to tell.
It may be from ignorance of nny certain
remeaif, or it may bo from prejudice against
the use of a patent medicine. Iioofland's
German Bitters has cured thousands of the
worst cases of dyspepsia, and each day
adds new names to the rccord of its useful
ness. Give the Bitters a trial. Uoofiand's
Hitters contains no liquor in any form.
Jfoofland's German Tonic is a combination
of all the ingredients of the Bitters, with
pun Santa Cruz Bum, an se, orange, &«.,
making a preparation of rare medical
valuo. Tho Tonic is used for the same
diseases as the Bitters,
in cases whero some
alcoholio stimulus is necessary.
Pat
VATS
medtoal aid.
advertisement.
KEAf «_
In theE:
made. No!
deliver gol
imillion at
1" Sold."
action in a
jcome a bi
enforceable
the close of-
A
Of theT^Mnafin-
ablp to oisthigiiish \etweeh the good Dr,
Busby- 'itiil the wlckedneH ot ordinary
«. the boys playhisC
\f Aqykiioir wn^b» openly and in the
I parlor. Tbej|li)lulnesM ofdanoing and the
orwpdoxy ot calisthenics are metaphysical
distinctions and the boys have a dance
when there is time forit, and tbey feel like
it, Those who are old enough have breech
loading rifles,, and they are tangbt how to
use them, as the mahter of 'the school is
one of the best shot in the ebnntry. .The
older boys leam all about the haunts of
animals. They know the track of the
woodohoek, the raccoon, the fox,and can
tell the name of a bird from its song its
nest,' or its egg. They roam the forests on
Saturdays, and fish and hunt, and in the
mountain streams some trusty big boy
accompanies the smaller ones, and no party
goes away without the knowledge of the
teachers. All. the bojs wear good stout
woolen clothing, which necessarily meets
with numerous rents and tears, bnt is kept
in order by aunt Betsey, whose needle jand
p%teh work ar« in eenstant demand. Bafth
a beehive, such exuberant spirits and
shouts of happiness constantly bubbling
tip and running pver as this school ex
hibits) it* has never been my lot to witness
before.
Bead Dr. Whtttfcr'e
fi
•w Bold la
fcaid
Ope* lo the Uase •ftfeii DilaltlUtd.
From the Mew York Sua.
ran GOLD BOOM AMD ITS APPOINTMENTS,
At certain specified hours each day, the
'member*-of tha—Exchange assemble in
their room to buy and sell gold. None but
members are admitted to these privileges,
though a gallery is set apart in which spec
tators may locate themselves to witness tho
transactions. The president, or.ino of.tho
vice presidents stands at a desk with a gavel
in his handtypreserve or^er. .-The secre
taries busy'themselves recording the trans
actions made. Two linos oi telogruph .con
nect the room with all parts of the world,
and constantly announce the fluctuations
of tho market. Another ingenious tele
graphic arrat gemont flashes the tidings of
every change instantaneously into all tho
principal bankers' and brokers',offices in
the street, recording the information in a
legible manner on au endless slip of paper.
A crowd two or thrge ^hundred excited
men broker# og'thtfr ^representatives -is
gathered in the circular enclosure directly
in front of the president's desk.
^hk ma.i# ANb' Bluaa AT WonK.
The inomeet bnainess eonimenscs a gen
eral hubbub brtaks out
4-
Every one present
shoitts his {rmtts Qr bfti ^disposition at 'tho
top of his voice,'and all about at'pnco. To
an Outsider, all ia confusion, and the spec
tator is utterly unable to distinguish a
single word in the deafening medley of
voices. One calls out, "I waut fifty thou
sand at an eighth another. '.'A quarter
for twenty-five thousand." 'Sold," cries a
voice from the .opposite side of tho room.
"Twenty thousand at a half," is«houtsd.
"Give three-eighths,'' c6mes from another
source. "Make it fifty and sold," shouts
another. Done," cries the first voice
And so it goes on for ab.hour or more.
XCONOMT OF BR1SATH.
To render this intelligible, it must be re
membered that these dealera in sterling
Coin consider their words' mora precious
than the money they buy and sell. They
never repeat the full prioe they give or take,
but merely the fraction abovo the unit, un
less the raise makes a full cent Thns, if
the last rate was 131. a man offering or ask
ing "an eighth" is understood to offeror
ask 1311-8. So with a quarter, a half, five
eights or seven-eights. If the last price
was 131 7-8, and a dealer wishes to advance
to 132, he cries out, "Tliirty-two," or more
frequently only "Two."
I OBDBB AND COPFFUSIO^.
Notwithstanding the Babel allthit sounds
like to an outsider, everything is perfectly
intelligible to the initiated, and tho officers
fatch and record every transaction. At ev
ery varianc#rii|4hQ prioe the telegraph op-
trators rey
the advance
tion is also
bankers'ol
^uates everjj|Li
excitement
confusion
to one uni
less everytl
and office!
btory.
4iine. tif well as
ithrf informs
ikers' and
rico flue
greatest
loise and
ildering
everthe
dealers
the whole
ge thef^a^ne sittlements
st^piktorMeite money or
A^IKIH -offer half a
't^vnai^Williains cry out
atlbte of "the trans
•8lii|»' |»ok yid it be
contract between them,
etrples of thebody. At
i&iimgekJllSTOrmer goes
to the latter's office and gives him a ticket
fof^hB) gehk (All tha transactions .of
d^jjlaM settled in tms ^manner, and! then
each dealer makes up a statement of what
he has bought or sold, or both, during the
day, the various priees-given or received,
the vslue of each transaction in currency,
and the gross amount due to or from him
pn the day's operations. This statement,
accompanied by the tickets given and re
ceived, ia sent to the Gold Clearing House.
When all the statements are in, the officers
of the Clear&g |£Gpdse Co^nxlre One with
another and^rjpyj ttpia. Then a balance
is struck between each dealer and all the
others, and the gross amount due to or from
eachone is settled at onco^ and in one pay
men^tlMg fflaariift Honse distributing to
eaekweatdb his total dues, and collecting
from each debtor bis total indebtedness.
THS "l/JNO" AND TIIB "saOBT" OF THE HAT-
A "margin" has the same significance in
gol^ Stack o^ produce transactions.* It is
simply' a certara percentage
1
GOLD CP.
If the market price of gold advances,
Mr. Smith may remain the nominal owner
of $500,000 gold as long as he pleases. He
is "long" to that amount. When he thinks
gold will advance no higher, he orders his
broker to seH. The broker sells, we will
suppose, at 135, and realizes $675,000 in
currency. With this sum he first pays his
loan at the bank, and receives back the cer
tificates. Then he deducts a certain per
centage for his services in buying and sell
ing, and interest on the full amount, less
tha nisHH'i. lbr tha time the gold was **sais
risd," and pays'to Mr. Smith what is 'len^
Smith receives back the $32,200 lie\lspos-j
ife(fas,a "margin," with $25,000 profitsQni
the transaction,' less the -broker's commis-!
sfon and interest
jf, alter the purchase is made^thei.
—that is, it. thc^ yrfce of
g4M4MjftlM^tCL broker fig ^catry" Urn
gOld'onTy uhtil the difference between the
purchMe. price 1 and its deteriorated value,
sh'itll wji'iunt to' the) eum deposited ap a
'*riiai^giA,"
:'leBs
loanied out, they begati^to "bull the
imafltet—th$t: is, Bdranced tho price of
2'
old. This watiaccomplished by bidding a
igher price thanHtatold was selling for,
«ud occasionally buying lota at high prices,
in order to establish a market price and
secure quotations. All gold so bought waa
loaued again quickly as borrowers could be
found. Asiast aa tha-priea advanced they
called for additional margins on their
loans, until .dually the price reached 160,
to which figure tfrey %alled all their mar
gins, thon pocketed the proceeds and
lea the- -aUaet,. thus virtually
forcing tho g6td off on the hands
of the borrowers at this high price.
"LOADING,'.' "tINVOADINO," AND^'COVEKINO."
Whoil oi|arty haa more gdl»V or slocM
than he wants, and proposes to sell them,
he Is technically said to bo "unloading."
If he sells out his "long" gold, say at 135,
ho is Bsid to have-"^unloaded" at that prioo.
If he is "short," that is, has sold what he
has not got, and is in danger of being called
upon for delivery, ho goes into the market
and purchases either the stock, or gold he
needs, or something else oh which he can
make a rapid turn, and save himself from
loss, which is callod, "covering his shorts."
"tiOBNHR" IN aOLD.
A 'cornet" is the result of a combination
by which the parties unite to secure the
control of thb market for tho particular
thing "cornered.'" .Thus, last week, the
gold clique made a corner in gold by secur
ing cohtrol'of all the floating gold in the
market, aud wero only broken up by. the
action of the government in throwing an
extra aud unanticipated aiuonut of gold
into the markot. This they were not pre
pared to purchase, and henco they failed.
There area great many Other technicali
ties and phraseologies peculiar to Wall
street, but the above are most common,
and sufficient to render ordinary transac
tions intelligible.
The Ecumenical Council- Letter from
Father Hyacinth*.
By mail from Europe we have the com
plete text of the letter which Father Hya
cinths addressed to the general of his order
in Rome, on the subject of his present atti
tude. towards .the Holy See, of which we
had reports by cable telegram. It reads
thus:—
Mr YBBT Bcvamro FATHBB During
the live years of my ministry at Notre
Bame de Paris despite the open attacks
and secret accusations of which I have been
the object, your esteem and confidence
have never failed me for a moment I pre
serve numerous testimonials of them writ
ten by your .own hand, and which were ad
dressed as much .to my preaching as to my
self. Whatever may happen, I shall hold
them in.grateftil remembrance. To-day,
however, by a sudden change, the eause of
Which I do not seek in your heart, butin
tho intrigues jof a party all powerfol .at
Rome, you arraign what you encouraged,
you -censure what you apprbved and you
require that-I should speak a language or
reserve a silence which would no longer
the entire and .loyal expression
of ^y Conscience.,1' I donothesitateah in
ftant. With language perverted by
command or mutilated by retieenea I shall
not the pulpit of Notre Dame.'
Senjkascendpulpit
xpress my regret for this to the intelll
and courageous Archbishop who has
grfon his to me and sustained me
there against tho bad'Will Of men of whom
I shall speak at the.
proper time. I express
my regrets to the imposing auditory who
surrounded me there with its attendance,
Ity sympathies—I was nearly going to say
its friendship. I would not be worthy of
the auditory ofthe Archbishop, of my con*
science, nor of God, if I would consent to
act before them in Buch a role. I separate
myself at the same time from the convent
in which I have resided, and which under
the new circumstances that have happened
to me rendera it for ine a prison ot the souL
In acting thus I am not, unfaithful to my
tows. I have promised monastic obe
dience, but limited by the honesty of con
science, .the dignity of my person and my
ministry. I have promised under the ben
efit of that superior law of justice and of
royal liberty which is, aocordlng to the
cl of
ntly dealers, tempted by the high
price prevailing and 'the prospects of a de
cline, sell more gold than they have got,
trusting to make up the deficiency when
the price falls. Such dealers are said to be
"selling short," and one who has so sold is
"short exactly the amount he has sold be
yond what he actually has. On the con
trary, the dealer who has gold on hand un
sold is "long*" .,«.Casl} gold" is-the real
coin, in contradistinction to'a suppositions
amount bought or sold, but, which is never
expected to be delivered or received, but
merely the difference between the price at
the time the transaction was entered into
and at the time of delivery. Thus one
dealer sells 10,000 at two o'clock to-day at
131. The clearance takes place at noon to
morrow, when the price may be only 130.
The seller thus makes one cent on a dollar,
|and has a claim against the ^purchaser for?
$100 at the time of settlement. Or if the'
'price advances a oent meantime he loses
$100. ..
"MAKOINS."
Jdeposit«d
to
cover fluctuations. Thus a broker who has
sold $100,000 gold at say 135, is permitted
|by the rules of the Exchange to demand a
I margin from-, the purchaser, should the
market be declining, until the gold can be
delivered and,-the contract ..consummated.
If ah outsider conceives a desire to dabble
in gold or stocks, he must go to a broker
and employ him to make the transactions.
We wiU suppoM -that gold labelling atr 130.
Mr. John Smith thmkp tie Itrile^wiji soon
advarfce.hind that by buyifig nhw he can
speedily make 'a good thing." He goes to
a broker, end orsers him to buy, let nssua
post, ,^600, OQi) -it the market :priceK130.
Thircgold wUl tberefore cost $6W,000 in
currsncyi u, The broker before he will un
dertake the transaction, requires Mr. Smith
to put up a margin, that is, a certain per
cent of thh tni/^ lO, 15 ir 20 per cent.,
as the case^nay ne. On gojd, tj per cent, is
considered a good margin. On stocks 20
and 25 per cent, is frequently demanded.
In the case .supposed, Mr. Smith is called
upon to deposit with the broker his certi
•*fled check for $32,500, being 5 per cent, on
the currency value ofthegold to bo bought.
This is the "margin" on which he purchas
es half a million of gold. The broker makes
the purchase and pays for it in. full. He
then takes the go^d certificates he reoeives
to a bank and dcpositS them as collateral
.for a loan to replace the money he has in
vested in the operation.
commission, and interest,'
when he-notifies Smith to deposit more
rnatgih.! If Smith. fails to do: thin, the^
broker proceeds to "sell him out" atonce.
That is, he. sells the gOlii, pays his bor
r«rwcd money, pockets hip Commission and
inter* st, and wives Smith out of pocket
e?actlyf$»2,^v£Ts •TjO.
GOLD (JKUTiricATHS.
•I« the-rseent, gigantic operations in gold,
of coprpe the reader understands' (hht ii9
shining metal was seen on tho street. The
Gold Exchange Bank has that locked up iu
its vaulto, or something CIHO to represent
it. This bauk, however, issued gold cer
tificates on the demand of tho dealors.
That is, Brown & Johnson, 011 the settle
ment of a day's business at the Clearing
Honse, which was this Gold Exchange Bank,
had $'250,000 iu gold due them. That
bank, at their demand, would issue to
them a certificate of deposit for that
amount in gold. That *oi tificuto was re
deemable by tho bank in gold on demand,
and was therefore as good as gold, besides
being much more convenient to handloand
carry about.
I.OANINO GOLD.
The cliqno that created the late furore
in the market commenced operations long
beforo the crisis came. They bad beeu
purchasing gold for more than a week at
prices running from 132 to 135, at which
the bulk of their purchasers were made.
This gold they loaned as fast as they
bought it, requiring the borrowers to put
up a margin as security equivalent to the
ourrent prico of the metal. When they
had $30,000,000 or $40,000,0«« thus
law e? lbs
th^ixfoiw pariic
tpractice
lj£
yabsvthift ten jearS
iSratihaiam ffcN^of a& hi
shAhotTBtttnib to add
rV
crisis onH
first time
JM^Uth—ifiin cxchai
I am to-day offei
^tiwweu'thS
pMMs throqgh ane
Qst^ivjpdstitn dart: derive
•ftere belbw. For the
.— —jtidji^n an BOB-
menical Council is not only convoked, but
debtared necessary suohis tlie expression'
of ^he Hdy Father. It is not in such a
moment that a preacher of the gospel,
wereiethe kist of all,'' otii eo^senf to &
xqaini the mute dogs of Israel, unfaithful
guardians, whom the, prophet reprpeches
as unable to bark: Cones muti, Hon vc&nr
ted te/Wf i.-i:i Tbe saihle were tiever Mlent.
I nm not one ofithoro.bnt xtevcrthelcss I
belong to their raoe^ fflii •wnctosum trutrnut
and Ihave always been ambitious ttt fhiw
my steps, my tears, and, if necessary, my
blood, in thft tracka which they havA ioftL
II raise, Jh before the Holy
iCdtiMil' my pMUitation
if pteachai* iigiinst
thea^ddrtHiMtMapiiMfi^
jtl&M^ipt
of the
—Sfemhi^iBtid^toward
wb$jn Wa atoohave*ome duties
andtttajh£l
m^nta. .. protest against this.mdre* radical*
aha dreadful opposition to human natural
whioh fs attacked and 'made to-reroltbV
tfe&e falss doctrinea in its most indistinct
tible and: holiist ?nep»b#ion) ml ^pT»t*4t
above all against the saoruegious perver
tii»Roflh® Word of thff Son rof rGod him*
MU^XHESPH-ITIMIDITHBLEITOHORWBIOB AT*
equally trodden under foot flgrrtfrn
ism of Uie new law. It is my most pro
found conviction that if France in par
ticnlar and the Latin races in general are
delivered over to to social, moral and rSli
igious anarohy, the principal cause is with*
'out doubt not in Catholocism itself, bnt
in the manner whioh Catholocism
during along time been understood and
practised. I appeal to .the Council about
to meet to seek for remedies for the excess
of our evils, and to apply them with as
much force as gentleness. But if fears in
which I do not wish to share come to be
realized, if the august assembly baa not
'more liberty in its deliberations than it has
already in its preparation if, in a word, it
is deprived of the essential characters of
an Ecumenical Conncil, .I will cry to God
and men to call another truly united in the
Holy Spirit, not the spirit of party, and
representing really the Universal Church,
not the silence of some men, the oppression
of others "For the heart of. the daughter
of my i&ople am I hart lam black as
tonishment hath taken hold on lne. Ia
there, ho balm in Gilead lis there no phy«
sician there? Why then is not the health
of the daughter of my people recovered?"
Jeremiah viii. In fine, I appeal to your
tribunal, O Loid Jesus I Adtvum Domim
Jem tribunal apptUo. It is in your presence
that-1 write these tines It is at youir feet,
after-having prayed much, reflected, suffer
ed and waited much, that I sign them..
have confidence that if men condemn them
on earth you approve them ia heaven. That
is sufficient for me living and dying.
FB. HYACINTH*,
Superior of the Barefooted Carmelites of
Paris, second preacher of the order in the
province of Avignon.
PABIS-PASSY, Sept. 20, 1860.
A SCUIJTOB SAVBD. —The father of Har
riet Hosmer, tha sculptor, was an intelli
gent and skillfal physician of Watertown.
When this daughter Was some twelve or
fourteen years of age, he had just buried
his wife and two sons, all dying with con
sumption. His other daughter had begun
to droop, and was going the same way, and
he found her case already hopeless bnt he
Said he had determined^ if possible, to save
this daughtsr from a like fate. For
this purpose he separated her from her sis
ter, that she might not receive tho infection
from her breath. He took herfrom school,
and furnished her with a'gun aud fishing
rod, that she might find amusement and
exereine in the open air. And when subse
quently he sent bar to school!at' West
Stockbridge, it was with express stipula
tion that she should be free to roam the
fields, to hunt or fish, and engage in such
sport as would develop nnd strengthen her
physical constitution. The result is a
sound mind in a sound body,! Capable of
enduring alike intellectual and physical la
bor.
PBBTTT WOMBN.- A comparatively fl»w la*
dlos monopolize tlio beauty as well as the at
tcnt on of society Thin ought not to be so,
but it is and will be wbilo men aro foolish,
and einglo out pretty races for companions.
This can all bo changed by ueiug Hasan's
Magnolia llalai. which given the bloom of
youth and a ri tiued, sparkling beauty to the
oemplexton, pleasing, powerful and natural.
No lady need complain of a red, tau nod
freokied or rustic complexion who trill uveal
soventy-flvfttfetits bi Hasan's Magnolia Balm.
Its effects are truly wonderful. To preserve
and dress the hat- use Lyon's Katliafron':
T4ICIBQ THG UbM vElL.
The BfW«ief tkt Hely RemotaCatho
ll«Chsrck-.A leltmaaai ImpreSSlve,.
MIIH W*rta
Bsrldllaauft »f DevsllouV
ManohesUf^K, •. Correapondeace of tho Hew
lotk Bun.
On Saturday evening two young ladies,
Murphy (ffistw Mary Xavier),
and Miss Mary Smith (Sister Mary Eliza
beth), received the white veil and habit of.
tho order at the Convent,of Mercvf in this
place, from the hands of the lit. ltev.
David William Bacon, Bishop of Portlaud,
assisted by the Bev. William McDonald,
and the Bev..I. O'Brien, of this city.
Outhe following morning seven young
ladies ptonounced their soleioa' vows and
received the black v«dl froni the hands of
we smne prelate, in the following order:
Miss Julia Kennedy, whose name in re
ligion will henceforth be Sister Mary Nolas
co, Miss Mary Cody (Sister Mary Xavier),
Miss Mary McQuad (Sister Mary Philoniena
Xavier), Miss Mary Kelly (Sister Mary Ig
natius), Jlise Josephine McConville (Sister
Mary .Gertrude), MisH* Hattlo E. Dix (Sister
Mary Madeline Xavier), Misa Agnes Dixon
(Sister Mary Helena).
On Saturday evening the chapel was
tastefully decorated with a profusion of
flowers and lights numerable. At half-past
7 the choir, which is composed entirely of
nuns, commenced the hymn "O Glorioso.'
Atthe same time the prOceBsion entered,
preceded by one of the young pupils of the
convent bearing the processional cross.
First, came, the white veiled novices, and
alter them the professed, each carrying a
wax light. Passing slowly up the asile they
entered the choir, and took weir respective
places on either side. Lastly came tho
young aspirants in their bridal attire. They
knelt in front of the altar, and each recei\«
ed from the bishop alighted caudle which
had been previously blessed. The bishop
mado a few appropriate remarks, after
which each aspirant in turn demanded the
habit of the order. They then retired, ac
companied by the lady superior and mother
assistant: The ceremony of blessing the
religious dress immediately followed.
In a few minutes the postulants return
ed. During the retirement the lace and
orange blossoms were exchanged for the
black habit of the order. Approaching the
altar, each of the postnlants received, with
the' accustomed' ceremonies and prayers,
the white veil, beads and cincture, and
church cloak. They then returned to the
centre of the choir, where they prostrated
themselves. The Bishop recited the usual
prayers, and tli6 choir sang the "Venl Crf?
ator." At the close of the hymn they rdsc?
and remained standing while the newly re
ceived spbroaefcedrthe Lady Superior and
received her blessing, after which they re-
turned to their respective places. The
ceremony, ended with the benediction of
thebMSCd MMiMfcifc atthe eonchuionlpf
which the religious left the chapel in the
same order as they entered.
On Sunday.morning the chapel was again,
iltainlnated, and 'filled with' the -relatives
and friends of the candidates for profess
ion. At half-past 7 the bishop, acoompa-1
nied by his assistants, appeared on the al
tar in mitre and cape. The religious en
tctaUn' .the Sajna Order as on?8atprday
ewentnBk Thrf1 slv/ln.novice« knelt fit the
form ofa semi-circle, in the centre of the
choir. The ceremony began with, the
blMring of the'veils mid rings. Each nov
ice then approached the altar and,demand
ed to bo-received to' the profession. Bish
op Bacon delivered a brief but eloquent
discourse, after which the sacrifice of the
mass commenced. At the solemn part of
the service the bishop came down from
the -altar .'^rith ^the^blessed ^crament,
and*,, with.!! theVassiataats c" On! Cither,
side, stood near the communion
rail. Each novice approached, pronounced
her vows, signed them, and after receiving
the holy, commnfdon. retired to her,place
in the choir. The bishop then returned to
the altar, and commenced the mass. The
novices were then led one by one to tho
lady superior and kneeling before her, pre
sented their vowa, which were written on
vellum. They then approached the altar
again, and had the white veil removed,
and replaced by the black veil. Atthe
same time the irisg was placed uponrthe
linger. ity ^ru^fee* then jgttiintd to the
centre of the' choir, anctT "prostrating
themselves, remained motionless while
the 2V was chantal by the
choir At the close of the chantthey arose
and received the blessing of the lady su
perior. The tear-stained faces in the body
of the chapel, aa the procession passed
from the edifice, presented a striking con
trast to the solemn joy that beamed on the
countenances of the newly professed.
On Sunday evening, Mrs. Homan and
Misa Shore made their profession of faith,
and were received in the church by the
Bev. William McDonald. The ladies were
attired with grentiaats, and yet simplicity,
In white ,Swisa. dresses, tulle veils, and
wrejafhs of ^hit&^flAWcrs.' The 'ceremony
was exceedibglylnterestihg, and ihe chapel
was filled with spectators, among whom
were many Proteatanta,
-. T"
The Catastrophe at Broadbrook, Conu.—
Seven Lives Lost.
The Hartford. Courant of the 6th gives
the following graphic account of the ter
rible scenes at Broadbrook, Conn.:
At about 2| o'clock Monday afternoon,
the breaking away of Belcher Fond, just
this side of Ellington, sent a terrible flood
of water down upon the Beaseley dam, half
a mile below* which was instantaneously
swept away, and the roaring torrent thus
formed soon Btruck the upper dam of the
Broadbrook Company, tearing out one side
first, and gradually sweeping around the
outer-works, brought np agawst.the stone
bridge, which was tornfromitp sound foun
dations, andthen carrieaoff the lower dam
and the machine shop dam still further
down. Just- below the lower dam stood
what was called the'told factory building,
which waa occupied betyw as a shoe shop
and above for Unement purposes. The wa
ter, which had passed uound the outer
portion of. the lower dam, flooded thenorth
side of this building before any of the in
mates were aware of their danger. So sud
den was the breaking of the dams that no
one in the neighborhood apprehended dan
ger till the deluge with ita overwhelming,
force came rtithing madly down :Jipou
them and there waa no spare time
to. provide for the safety of anything which
atood in the ifcy of the torirent. In the
tenement-house were Albert Shephard, a
young man Charles Davenport, Mrs. Kil
oonners, andr two children—one a girl of
eight yeaia and the other a babe a child of
Mrs. Watkins, asleep in the basement also,
a child of Mrs. Fitzgeraild in the -second
story, two boys in the lower part of the
•building, and two mon-^eleven jn all. Mr.
Shephard, Mr. Davenport Mrs. 'Kilcon
ners, with the latter'a children, stood in
the doorway of an ell, and several men. got
into ashed neir by'Mid threw a rope to them,
which was caiight andfastened to a partition
iasid^ Shephard then started'to crosathe
rope by going hand over hand, uid had got
about naif way over when the main part of
tho buildup went to pieces, being crushed!
a spectator cays, "like an, egg Mell," and
the concussion was so great, though the
rope held to its place, tbat he lost his hold
and fell into the gulf below, and passed,
from sight His body was found in the
pond, about ten rods distant, yesterday
morning. Davenport was still standing in
the doorway when the shock took place, and
he fell into the water, but swam ashore.
Mrs. Kilconnera and her children went
down with the. ell, and their bodies were
found in it when the flood subsided. The
child sleeping in the basement and the one
in the second story were drowned. A man
in the third story escaped. About five
minutes after the building waa demolished,
a spot ol bare ground and a portion of the
foundation appeared, and, to the surprise
of everybody, two m*n appeared, having
crawled from beneath a mass of broken
timber. One waa a German and the other
ait Irishman, and the latter, though
but just escaped from death, attd
still perilously situated, took out his pipe,
and in one minute's time wss quietly smok
ing aa if notking had happened I Beyond
the tin shop, a man, woman and child were
overtaken by the flood, and awept away,
but fortunately lodged by a fence and wore
saved. All the bodies of those drowned—
seven in all—were recovered yesterday, ex
cepting the child of Mrs. Fitzgerald, and
the daughter of Mrs. Kilconnera. The lat
ter's husband was at work in the mill, and
.witnessed the sad calamity. His case is a
peculiarly distressing one. He came to
this oountry last year, and commenced
work for the Broadbrook Company in
August, and* having saved a little sum of
money, sent to Ireland for his wife and
children, who reached here last July. Only
a little girl is left to him she was at play
when the building was surrounded, and
thus was saved. When the water first be
gan to make in the ell of tho building, two
boys—the. eldest sixteen years of ago—
were on the first floor, and got on to
the shelves in a pantry, going
higher as tho wutor gained, till they had
reached the upper shelf. Hero it WAS life
or death with tnom, bnt the eldest, making
a desperate effort, pushod his head through
tho coiling above, and both were enabled
to work their way to the upper floors, where
they remained about two hours till taken
oft' on a raft. Each received considerable
injury ono having a bad cut in his ankle,
and the other a severe bruiso iu his wrist
The damage to tho property of tho Broad
brook company will be considerable.
'The woman question"—What shall I
get for a fall bonnet? The "man question"
—^Where shall I get enough money to pay
for it
ytBA.
Iffits-The
•met :sf
Feeling
Anxiety
ward llckliii-fllitaktn Ideas
of tlie
Recognition —•Threats
Against the United States.
Madrid Correspondence of the London Herald.
"Cuba is in danger 1" "Cuba must be
naved!" "Cuba iB lost!" "To Cuba!"
-".Tha- last man, and the ..last dollar,-for
Cuba I" Such are the principal topics in
papers, and such the principal observa
tions in: Spanish society, at this moment.
Tho questions of the day have all been
comparatively silenced by.that The Bish
ops and their disobedience, the Ministry
and their discords, the republicans anil
-thWr agitation, the treasury and the taxes
—even the monarchy itself, h^ve all shrunk
into temporary insignificance' before the
all-absorbing question of Cuba and the
sudden convictum amongst the people that,
if Cuba is not already ':lost she is inighty
near it. Now that the veil of secresy is
partially removed, and the danger made
evident, there is aroused a strong reeling of
patriotism, and the most energetic meas
ures are to be adopted to "crush the insur
rection." Not without considerable mis
givings, however, do sbme people hero look
upon the result of the efforts now about to
bo put forth. They rcmbmber the words
of Marshal Serrano at one of tbo.,sittings
of the Cortes, when CuW canie for a'mo
meut on the carpct, to tho effect that
there were two insurrections there, the
"material" and the "moraland that long
after Spain had overcome the first, she
would have to contend with the second.
At any rate, the natibh 'has resolved upon
ono supreme, concentrated effort, which,is
to be directed against the material insur
rection, leaving the- moral insurrection to
be dealt with hereafter. ,• All, this is owing
to General Sickles. He has attained a no
toriety in a month which Sir'John Cramp
ton and Mr., John P. Hale, who for so long
a time represented Great Britain and the
United States respectively at the'Spanish
court, did not'obtain during, .all the years
they were there. Their names were com
paratively unknown beyond the official cir
olein which they moved bnt as to General
Siokles,his name is already known through
out the length and breadth of the land as
the representative of the United States who
has, by his recent note, thrown such a
bombshell into the Spanish camp. "Out
of evil good often comes," and, though
General Sickles' note. has had an evil sig
nification he never intended it to have. it
has, done good in so, far .that, it has roused
the patriotism of the country. The news
pspers are full of appeals 'to the gov«rn
ment for a display of energy, and the gov
ernment seems willing cheerfully to re-
rnd.
Every' 'scrap of intelligence from
island is apxiopsly watched., .1 use the
word scra]i advisedly, for the' government
continue to^dcal out the hews they receive
,in homoeopathic dqses. *.
Mahy of the articles which have-appcar
ed recently in the papers contain strong'
language .agaipst the,United £tates, and
some of them JhKve gone SO far as to assure
the public 'that the Council bt Ministers
have seriously debated the propriety of re
turning Gen. Sickles' note to him unan.1
swered, together with" his passports, and
that the proposal was warmly applauded'by
some of the' Ministers present,1 but- 'ultk
mately postponed until the return of Gen.
Prim, Of course this is but one of those
canards to which wc are treated every day
by the Madrid presAj Btill it Shows the ani-,
mus some people feel here towards General
Sickles:
A correspondent of the Boston Trans
cript, writing from the Profile House, gives
11— 1 legend of one of the
most remarkable wonders of the mountain
world
Whoever visits the. White Mountains of
New Hampshire, does not. soon forget that
profile ofthe hnman face, carved in the
solid stone, and known as the "Old Man
of the Mountain."
Abruptly projecting from the receding
side of the precipice, the profile stands out
against the western sky, 1,500 feet above
the little lake below. There is no mista
king the features—the massive forehead
the heavy brow the shardly-defined nose
the slightly-parted lips the senile chin
all are there, chiselled by nature, complete,
symmetrical, and with an expression of
more than mortal sadness.
How came the profile there By what
cunning hand have been traced those
FARM,
Other papers have actually Sug­
gested a declaration of war againgt the Uni
ted States, the moment she recognizes the
Cuban rebels as belligerents! Spanish cor
sairs are to "ruin the North American com-'
merce in European'waters"as soen as North
American corsairs go forth "to ruin Span-:
ish commerce in Cuban waters," as is igno
rantly supposed must be a legalized opera
tion following the act of "recognition."
All this is very nonsensical at the same
time it iB very pitiful. The people have
completely run,away with tho idea that
"recognition" means "participation and
I question whether any'of -the newspaper
editors know much better. At any rate,not
one of them as yet has endeavored to ex
plain what is the real force of the term,
'recognition of belligerent rights."
4'TheOld
Man of the'Mountain."
A IJKIKND.
lineB
of enduring sadness?- Is the Old
now what he ever has been, or was he
once a living, sentient being we asked,
and in reply, aswe gazed at his sad face
from the shores of the little lake, received
the following.
USOBND.
Among these mountains there lived for
ages undisturbed the Indian god Ulala.
On the little plain near by stood his wig
wam, facing tiie Sun, which only at midday
shone into this mountain fortress. A little
beyond the plain, surrounded by towering
walls of granite, its waters cool as an Al
!ts
ine spring,.there nestlpss a quietlajce. On
fair bdsom he paddled his' light- canoe
from its sparkling depths, with a line of
sinews, he drew the. frisky trout along,its
pebbled shores he chased the timid deer,
or sped his jasper-headed arrow swift to the'
very heart of the imprudent stag, which, in
native Vanity sported with its mirrored self
along the briuk of its quiet waters and
ever, when the shades of evening fell, he
loved to idmmune With his departedbraves.
Whose spirits, as if conscious of the •sur
rounding grandeur, still .lingered on the
misty mountain-tops, there fo^repeat again
and again his every call.
For bis people he exercised a paternal
care.' He told them whete was found' the
evergreen'hemlock from which their bows
were made ho.pointed out to them the
bidden paths among the mountains he
taught tuem the medicinal properties of
plants, how to bind up wounds, and by
whatmagic to drive away evil spirits he
explained to them tho mysteiy of their ori
gin, the lrifes of their religion, and the re
wards which awaited only the brave in the
land of the Hereafter.
Long and prosperous had been the reigii
of Ulala, Guant Famine-had not entered
the wigwams of his people. Consuming
Fever was ever checked by his simple medi
cines, and his braves, strengthened by the
life-giving air of the mountains, never fail
ed in battle. Often did Ulala rejoice at his
children's prosperity.' But an evil day
brought from the south the pale man, scat
tering diseases itihis path and dealing diBath
among Ulala's pCopla. As .he Advanced,
red man retreated. Victory ever stayed
with his terrible weapons. ulala watched
the unequal contest, and mourned ovor his
vanquished and fleeing children.. No long
er wss tho song of the Indian maiden or
the echoing whoop of the dusky warrior
heard among these hills. Toward the set
ting sun the red men, torn and bleeding,
turned their totteriugr footsteps. Ulala
climbed the mountain side aha watched
with heavy heart and tearfbl eye tlieir re
treaticg forms. In the. distance the athlet
io Indian became a speck—the speck noth
ing—all war gone 1 A tear fell from -the
cheek of Ulala, rollod down the mountain
side and formed the little lake beneath.—
Suddenly his breath ceased—his forehead
of unhappy Ulala were transformed to this
profilo ot ever enduring granite I And thus
shall it ever remain, facing tho western sky
ini grand but gloomy majesty and as long
as time shall endure, the traveler among
these mountains' will be reminded of the
white man's cruelties, tho red man's wrongs,
as he gazes into the sad, stony features of
Ulala. ^the.Old Man of tho Mountain."
ANBCDOTK OF COUNT BISMABGK.—A Silea
ian paper gives the following anecdote of
Couut Bismarck: Tho peasants on tho
Count's estate had got into the bad habit
of working on Sundays. The Count heard
of it, and wrote to the bailiff, "There must
bo an end of that." The bailiff answered,
"The people are not to blame. Six days,
from morning to evening, they havo to
work on tho estate, and yet tliey have their
own bit of land to look after, and so they
havo only Sunday loft to do it
in." But the Count will not listen
to snob excuses, nnd writes
back From this time forward
anew order is to be introduced. When
my people havo land, and their corn IN
ripe, they are to begin with their own first."
The bailiff informs the peasants of tho
Count's commands, nnd adds, "Bnt now no
more work
011
Sundays." The result is that
the peasants say to each other, "The inas
teudiall not lose a farthing by caring for
ns first, so let us work with a will," and
they do it, too. Novor.was tho work done
so well nnd so rapidly, and tbo bailiff could
writo to tho Count a few days afterward,
"That waa a capital hit, nnd nobody has
had moro advantago from it than we. It
was all finished in tho twinkling of an eye,"
—Monntioy, the English pedestrian, is
60 years old, nnd recently walked 160 miles
in three days.
COMFORTAULB quarters and good food are
of more importance in the management of
swine than is generally supi)osed. Salt and
sulphur in-small quantities-prevents- kid*
ncy worm, and corn Hoaked in very strong
lye cures it. Ilogs require sulphur, and in
tho winter season, carbon it is a good plan,
therefore, to supply them with soft coal in
the winter 'time^ which .containa.both in
gredionts, and in the summer plenty of
wild mustard, will fill the bill,
CABBOTS AND ONIONS.—Out into thin slices
some carrots, and one-third the bulk of
onions, and fry them in the pan, with a
good lump of butter or dripping, taking
care that they do not adhere at the bottom
season'with salt and pepper, and when they
have colored,'dredge flour over them, moist
en with soup or with soup mixed with milk
set tho pan over the fire and let them lln
ish cooking at the moment of serving
mix iu yelk of egg and a little vinegar, and
season with parsley ehopped very fine.
SIMI'IJE WAY TO KEEP HAW TOMATOES.—
Choose ripe tomatoes of good shape, and
place them carefully in ft large jar, filling it
nearly to the top. Pour into the jar water
in which cooking salt has been dissolved to
the point of saturation, or until it will
bear an egg, and place on the tomatoes a
little pieee of wood weighted with a stone,
tokciap them from floating.
Iu this, way tomatoes keep perfectly for
several years, preserving thtiiir form, color
aud taste. To use them, soak out the salt
in fresh valet. Petit Journal.
POTATO PODDING. Cook in water two
quarts and a halt of fine potatoes, and
mash them through a fino colander. Mix
them then with a quarter pound of melted
butter and the same quantity of powdered
sugar. When the mixture is thorough,
add
six eggs beaten as if for an omelette, a glass
of brandy and ii quarter pound of Zante
currauts. Mix again, turn the whole into
a cloth, tie it that the pudding .may not es
cape. Put it to cbok in boiling water, bbil
for quarter or an hour, take it out of the
cloth. Set it on a dish, and serve it bath
ed in a sauce made'of a glass of wine in
which sugar and melted butter bave been
mingled.
POTTING tip PICKLES.—Take one-half
bushel of cucumbers more or less, and
put them in a brine made in the propor
tion of '^wo gallons of water,, to one and a
half pounds of- salt.':': Let' them remain
four dcyys, then,,ta)ke :them pntand,.rinse
well in clean waten' Then' nave' ready
some good vinegar. Add the vinegar to the
pickles put a weight^ on to keep them
under, aud a olpUi^h4di m«st'be wrung
out as often as twice a week, and rinBed in
dear.water,. More cuoumhers vinegar
cafr be Added as occasion eqihl&s. Doirt
use« keg oribarrelthat has ever had any
kind of meat sj^ted in it.
nat
.,/
RATIONALE OF Cmrsxuia.—A winter in
.the Irish Fafmer'aGkz^tie says:' The' fo
tidnole1 of the proeesfl $f churning is: ex
ceedingly pimple. By violently agitating
the milk/ the little capsules or bags con
taining the butter jura' rupfeired, and their
opntents- becoming tree, agglomorate and
ascend to thb surface. During the open^
tion 'of churning, the frictioUi raisee the
temperature of the liquid several degrees,
and a considerable amotfnt'bf'atmospheric
sir becomes mixed with the milk. The no
tion of heat and air on thp sugar of milk
converts a portion of It Into: a stinr sub*
stance tepned ^ctie Asid,: which latter
body, acting upon the casein, causes.it to
Mpairateinthtfform«f^acnid.
OTJK yoiittg readers will find muoh inter
est and pleasure in the- following 1 experi
ment changing the color of powers:,.
Take a teaspoonfal pf, flour of sulphur,
place it in an old saucer and set fire to it
with a common match. When itgeto fairly
burning, take some high-colored flower—
double ones are the best—and hold it above
it, at such a distance as to prevent its being
burnt by the flames of the sulphur, and the
tips of the petals will be changed into
another colon: for instance, a doutle pur
ple dohlia win have the petals tipped with
white, or a dbuble red one Will become
tipped with yellow. andjf the flower js .ex?
Eosed long enough, the whole flower will
ecome changed in color. Care must be
had not to inhdle'the fUmCs Of the sulphur,
nor should it be' d6ne in the house,:for it
may fade the color'of the curtainSJ paper
hangings, or t^miture, besides filling the
house with nnplessant fumes. .'
SUOAB FOB HOUSES.—A gentleman, .'in
New York is the possessor of: a $1,000
horse, whose organ for approbativenees ls
so- prominently-, active that he can4 be
coaxed,. but rarely driven- against his will.
When the considerate owner enters the sta
ble the hone greets him with a hearty
whinny, his only language, which is equal
to a cheerful expression-of delight. Hals
at once treated to a lump ofloaf sugar,
whioh the beautiful and. sagacious creature
knows is usually carried in a .vest pocket-7
for he rubs his nose directly in there.' On
returning from a drive he! expected two
lumps. As two are.invariably forthcoming
when unharnessed, it is uhmistakeable evi
dence to the horse that bis conduct and ef
forts were satisfactory. The sight of a
whip to that animal would be an insult and
an, outrage to his affectionate regard, for
one who looks carefully to his health, secu
rity and comfort. Such' an instrument of
barbarity does, not belong to that good
man's carriage and may God speed the in
coming day when they will only be seen in
museums, to illustrate the conditions of
countries that ultimately became Christian
ized.
TABUS MANNEBS. To ineet at the break*
fast table father, mother, children, all well,
ought to be. happiness to- any heart $
should ba a source ,of humble gratitude,
and should'wake up -the warmest feelings
of our natnre.y &hamfe upbb~the contemp
tible and low-bred cur, whether parent or
child, that can ever come to the bi^akfast1
table, ^rhei9 all the family have met ita
health, only to frown, and whjQe, and
growl, and fret it'is prinM'ftiae 'evidence
oi niean, and grovelling,-and selfish, and
degraded nature, whencesoever the churl,
may have sprung: Nbr is it lem reprehen
siblo to make such exhibiMflns-at the tea
table for before the moaning comes some
of the. little- circle, may be nrickCn:with
some deadly disease, never to gather round
that table agaih foiWer^''
Children in good liealth, if left to them
selves at the table, become, after a few
mouthfuls, garrulous and noiky but if
Within at all reasonable or bearahl&grounds
it is better to let them alone they eat I*""*,
because they do not eat so rapidly as' if
compelled to keep silent, while the very
exhilaration of spirit quickens the circula
tion «f the vital fluid, and energizes diges-'
tiou_rtiid assimulation. The extremes of
society curiously meet' in this regard.
The tables of the rich and nobles of
England, are. models of mirth, wit and
bonbommie it takes hours' to get
thrbu^h a repast and they live long.
If anybody will look iu upon the negroes
of a well-to-do family in Kentucky, while
at their meals, they cannot be bnt impress
ed with the perfect abandon of jaber, cach
ination and mirth it seems as if they could
talk all day, and they live long. It follows,
then, that at the family table all should
meet, and do it habitually,-to make a coin
mon exchange of high-bred conrtesiea, of
warm affections, of cheering mirthfhlness
and that generosity of nature which lifts
ns above the brutes which perish, promo
tive as these things ore of good digestion,
high health and along life.—HalVt Journal.
HOMEOPATHY.—The sixth edition of
Hahneman's Organoo, containing the prin
ciples of this science, has just appeared in
Germany, edited by the distinguished Dr.
Lutze of Coethen, who enjoys the highest
and most lucrative practice of any Home
opathio physician in Europe. Ite appear
ance has created a profound sensation in
the school, because Dr. Lutze has restored
two paragraphs whioh he claims were sup
pressed in tlio publication of the last edi
tion of the Organon in 1833. These para
graphs authorize the combination of two
or moro medicines in a single prescription
and show the procedure to have been known
and sanctioned by Hahueman. Hence, Ho
meopathic societies, and colleges, and edi
tors, both in Europe and Ameria, are vie
in{( with each in endeavoring to suppress
this medicinal heresy there.
Fiftoen years ago, Dr. Humphreys of
New York, then professor of tho first Ho
meopathic Medicul College in Amcrica, an
nounced the same discovery hero, aud pro
ceeded.to form his 8yntein of Homeopathic
Specifics upon it, ana to givo the advant
ages of them to tho country. The announce
ment provoked the same opposition here.
Dr: Humphreys became a horetio then, just
as Dr. Lutze is so pronounced now. Mean
time tho truth prevails. The sun shines
though men closo their eyes nnd swear it is
darkness.
Dr Humphreys and Dr. Lutze enjoy their
practico and the proud satisfaction of see
ing their .patients recover, while thousands
duily use Dr. Humphreys' Homeopathic
specifics and are restored thereby, however
heterodox they may be considered by oth
ers. Northern Independent, November 23d,
1805, Auburn, N. F.
—A countryman walkiug along the street
of a town, found his progress stopped by a
close barricado of timber. "What iB tnat
for he inquired of a person in the street
Oh, that's to stop the cholera." "Ah I
havo often heard of the Board of Health,
but I novei saw it before."
ireiuties.
ASEOUS
ITEMS.
-A hoop skirt surmounts the spire of a
Methodist Chnrch in Indiana.
—A daughter of Archbishop Whatsly
keeps a girls' Mho^ra Cairo.^pt.
-•Ninety bushels of apples^have been
gathered from one Tennessee Apple
^.ree.
—Lieut. Middleton, of the English army,
is nrcumnaTigating the-gtabffm a'ysBhTrir
three tons and single-handed.
•—Eugenie bSisiiiteateda "toflet'eir^ in
which She can beguile' the iriEsomeness of
travel ooniinually changing her dress.
—The_New .York Times reportress is
named Middy Morgan, and ahe is aa Irish
lady. Hence her judgment of bulls.is re
Msble. (,
Mrs. JohnJ. Astor snd her son, Wm.
Rome. ^0^
—Prince Napoleon's private secretary is
a Spanish ex-priest, who J»ft t|iB ^hnrch in
order to get mhmed to a beautiful Frenoh
ballet-girl.
—Admiral Farragut has been superin
tending the construction, of several dwel
ling houses he is building in. Vallejo, Cali
fornia.
—Madame Rachel is sued, again by'a
lady in London, England for £2,000 for
having failed to make her customer beauti
fol forever.
—Fifteen nbysiciapis figure ii^jthe last
quarterly police report of Chisago. The
city is so healthy, they say, that they bad
nothing to do
|f.
—Gilbert M. DavisOn, old Sad" lead
ing citizen of Saratoga, N. Y.. who started
the first newspaper in that town in 1818,
died Thursday,
r-*sr 3 f«V5
—Sir Charles Dilke will become editor
ot the Athenmnm on the 1st of January,
1870. The paper will then be enUrgedand
otherwise changed. ,-•
—Bill Pennwealth, an Englishman, living
in Boston, on a wager of $50, eat.in succes
sion three' dozen haTd boiled eggs without
drinkingaByli4^'dwhatever. '-s 51
—Mouse soup is a Nevada-luxury. It is
served up as a pleasant aurprise, the mouse
not being Cn the 'bill pf ny'e, 4pt lurking
privately in the soup kettle.
1
—A lady fell in Deitroit the other'- day in
K»n Mb yffeneply
T*er t&oat,^<ri3^1^1fl^l^OTered
and removed, .fftfyr .a .'If
—Elias J. Crosi^, foMnctly.iihighly re
spected citizen of Dearborn county, Ind.,
has confessedT to« charge q| JocMm«tin
mitted while he was drunk, ana gone to
the penitentiary. AC-'I
—Prince Arthtfr' moAcrfbeJ* as a slim
breasted youth of -19, with dtinty fids #fe3
kers, very light-hair part«d-thrsc. inches
above his left,
ejtr, wk^ the royal xiose»nd
shelving forehead ^f |he(^eofge%
.' r—Tupper is out against .lbs. Stowe as
follows:
"Ho 1 we denounce thee' by that widow's bed
TftausslfcaCteasafrrpi
Mimay
Bribed by a •etibbler'a'ree to^snrajhs
noo. \a
And blat^tM'riybfle^^Meii^M^e tytllg."
2
—Bava^d TsyUr^jfiU f^tirefrom the lec
ture field at.the close of thS cooaing.seaspn,
and devote himself thenceforth exoluBively
to literatujre. He begins his Ikzsvell course
at Cincinnati about the beginning of Nov
eriibfer.
—Some unknown scniihdi«l°hit the byilr
from the head of a -yeang lady,-in Evans
ville, Ind. tb^ether nt^^Ki Ht» had^lcog
and beautiful locksjfenttiYe growth. Sev
eral outrages of a similar character have
'been pcrpetttttdm ifcat'fcity
—The Bt^tish prinoes are
||reat travelers.
A wag mentions that- Prinoq Leopold is
travehrig in Scotland,' Prints Alfred ronhd
the world, Prince.Arthur, in Canada,, nnd
tho Prince of Wales Is «mg fo the die
all at the expense of the Britiah paUie.
—A bookselieri who has been twen^-Ave
years in the business, writes to one of (the.
papers to toy that'he has Sold two copies of
Bunis to oie of Byron, ind:
forty copiCs of
Bums to one of Scott .^ Wordsworth poe
try and Scotfs, his says, meet idth a very
poor sale.
—Mr. Jabez Bacon 'the oldest man in
WintbrOp, Maine, aged 93 yean, appeared
on the streets hist week with a herse 85
years old, a-wagon 45 years old, and a&ai>
ness 48 years old. A gentleman sihgagML
his attention whilejii*photograph was sur
reptitiously taken.'
—One hundred and tern thousand pil
grims are estimated ta have' asseihbled at
Mount Ararat in the late Meoca pilgrimage,
or about 25,000. more than in .1808. The
public health is reported to have been per
fectly good, both among the pilgrims sad
in the neighborhood of Mecca.
—Miss Walker, a young ,lady, daughter
ofWm. Walker, of Orange county, Virgin
ia,- endeavored on Friday, Sept. 16th to
wrest a pistol from the hands of her father
as he was about to shoot himself, and re
oeived wounds from the dfeete of which
she died OnSsinday night
—California is suffering from the Texas
cattle disease. Qn one ranch in San Luis,
Obispo connty, fifty, head are infectod. A
bill-for the defense
of the grazers was
kitted in the last Legislature by a fer-seeing
Democrat, who denounced it' as a penu
measure, got up by Radicals for the punish
to as on
^Mf, Jeff^rspn's recent ea«agement at
Booth s. .theatre netted. the management
$26,000, alter paying actoni, advertising
and all Incidental exMnses. Mr: Jefferson
himself^ rt»flwd:t#7,000 foj? the 1
weeks, he having been, paid at the rate of
$600 a night and imMiQrtfce
gtosBrceMptS
I
T^A yonpg woman, ,inr one of tiie, rua
towns of New tfampehire was'dCsironrf of
teaching ieehoel in iwneiyilNyiHg village,1
and got this docrunent.from'the selectman:
"This is to oerti^thatTamar Ndyea Stands
on amedium
and MX, and,
as folks ih
sohooL
otheti
••of., her age
Come Into the possession bf.thjs
Central'Bailroad. The relic is over l60f
years old. A gentleman of Jackson, Mich
igan, either purchased or fell heir to it, but
on 'itS 'anfval he
v&3ed
Sigh
to -pay express
charges, aad^so, the qompany took posses
sion default.
—Rev. Wm. H. Green, the wifopoison
er, wM found gnilty of murder in the 000-'
ond degree,at,Litchfield, Connectjbout, last,
week,' and on Saturday was taken to the
State prison, where he is sentenced for life.
He, was found. gu|)ty of murder in the first
degree. but new trial was granted in his
—NewYorkhaS crimmeaaed.theoQah
struotion of a state,oapitol at an
cost of $4,000,000, bnt it' is quite safe': to
say that its cost will he double that, figure,
when completed., The new eourt house in
NeW Yorkcity waa ohly to have eOetfkreo
millions, but over seven millions have
bean
expraded.
—A proposition has been made to the
Good Templars' Lodgeof a towndown east,
by the liquor dealers, that if they (the
Good Template) will send a list of their
members to each one of the establishments,
they will not sell to any one whose name
is on the list They consider this fair,- and
if the Good Templars comply, there will
be a chance of saving some of those who
are liable to fall into error.
—Geo. Francis Train sums up the result
of his Pacific tour as follows: "Alaska bare
ly, lives. British Columbia dead. Wash
ington Territory alive. Oregon sound.
California broke. Nevadaplayed'out Ida
ho end Montana feeble.. Utah flourishing.
Pacflc bubble burst. Pacific States
a sucked
orange. San Flrancisco the sucker. There
are not a million souls west of Missouri,
thought there were three. We have pro
duced in twenty years one thousand million
gold and silver in all the mines. England
has taken it all, and wants three thousand
millions more for Interest on bonds and
pantaloon cloth. Boutwell says all right
Bah!"
—A "Carlyle and Emerson Association"
has been formed in England, whose chief
objoct is declared to be that of popularising
the writings and teachings of these distin
guished authors, which the promoters re
gard as "eminently calculated to imbue the
outh of the rising generation with such
and worthy aspirations as shall ren
der progress possible hereafter. The. asso
ciation advertises for representatives'in
Cornwall, Devon, Hampshire, Wiltshire,
Berkshire, and other counties supposed to
bo backward in the study of Hero, worship
and the philosophy of "Representative
en."
1
—A Welsh paper hss this Account of a
prize-fighter turned preacher: 'On Sun
day evening a great many people were at-'
traoted to the Carmel chapel, Pontyfreid,
to hear Tom King, who was for some years
a prize-fighter ana the companion of Tom
Sayers. In his sermon, whioh he preached
from St Mathew, he gave, in a bold and
earnest manner, many very touohlng Inci
dents or his life while a fighter. His man
ner was free from all assumption, and his
style of preaching very forcible and natur
al. Throughout his sermon the utmost at
tention was given by the congregation."
Foreign Items.
-There is tmly one four-cylinder press
Germany.
Acr-SS88'*
now
k6®P* ulan
407,000 men.
sect commit assassination to
propitiate the Deity.
—Much of the iee now sold in Ltmdftn
actually arrived there in 1866.
-—In .1867 the number of ^mosls for
habitual drunkenness, in London, was 100,-
-Half a million books were sold at the
Jate trade sale' in New York, and l0,000 of
them were Byron's..
—A French expedition is to go to the
Mediterranean- to0observe the ineteorio
showers in NovCmbiih
—An old blind organist, wi0 [h^d lived
in a London workhouse 78 yesn,-died lately
at the age of 89. He could repeat all the
Psalms.
—A London publisher proposes to re
C"
it in one or more volumes all that has
published in England and'America on
the Byron Controversy.
—It is said that there a man in Brazil
named Jose Moreira who is 135.years old,
and that he has lived all tbat unconsciona
bly long time on scraped cheese wine and
sugar.
—An English druggist suggests that ev
eiy label of "poison" Bhouldhave affixed a
short statement of the commonest and
raQsta^^ibl^^ntidotes for the cpntents,
if taken accidentally.
—A {arsej|''(M|y fp her' bundredtti year,
recently visited the Amsterdam Exhibition,
accompanied by her grandson, who waa
himself a grandfather. She'inspeoted a
sewing machine, and threaded a needle
without the aid of spectacles
—The model farm'of .the Crown Priaea
of Prussia cost him, last year, seventy-two
thousand Prussian. dollars. The Income
was four thousand five hundred and two.
dollars. The Prince has since then aban
doned the. farm and sold it to one of his
neighbors.
At the Lyons University, last month,
a Mlle. Caroline Sibert, of Vienna-dn-the
Rhine, took a-Bachelor, of Aits, degree.
Out of* listof twenty-two candidates this
young lady came out first in Frenoh and
Latin, composition, and second in Latin
translation.
Aw," exclaimed a Oockneyto a West
ern traveler in England, "speekingraw! of
the law .of primogeniture, 'ave youthehen
tail in Amewica?*: "Hentail?" said the
American, looking, at-hMintP&lfftor with.
curiosity, "No, sir! we have thp. opck-tail'
in America, and a very popular drink it is,
t00-" 'um-m 7/
A. Vienna paper eaysi "Bismark's $a
ease^a the Frencb papem said snaae time
ago is simply dilirium tremens. He can-
not bold a pen in the morning, t™1 be
to take s^rbnastimulapte in oUer.to over
oome j^,^ejprotimedS. He can never taaka^
a) speech iiixUntiienteidmPuniMuli.
tauhg1st^g-ddeekorittind^'^^
r—The I^n papers stata^ttlst^the Ma-
cess consists of His W piBCpfl1ll•i||w
oue
8c*le
1
"""y oi 1,
mi. •qtial wetjriif of gold
iwjVm, in the other. The gpld thus obtained is
ithsdesd.. afterwards distributed among the
Brah-
mins acpordigg to each one's privilege, and
it is only after thC eeremonyOat'HisHigh-!
neris iasuppoeed to bessanttte& mrj'i
'—Mi Thiers' collcctton hf itftwiigt
has been lately estimated 'it tbt enormous
sum of 800,000f. His mother-in^aw, Mme.
Dosnejikatfsiefi hnh,tedisoS»eHbgSthepr^
cious curiosities whioh^ne wwurhia po^
session, and which /foarm one of the finest
.cabinets in Europe. This-taste, Jarsaf^ -.
waba dominant paoehmiduiagitlie Oriean
ist monarchy^ and ahered 'by flie prineee
of -tbat house, ahnsniiStitaiefld trfisil gsis
animpulse .tottsprediwtiqnswhiahoAate
years ^as been much wanting^
^1
—A darkey's account
at
a sermon: "Well,1
de sermonwaanrnMSdemirides of de
loaves and-de fishes Deminister said bow
de 7,000 leavtit'Stld de 5,000 fishee divided
JH
—Amen, on the.day.be,became a hun
dred years old, went to im'i pair of
shoes tiade,tremarking -tliAr' he1watted
them made rabstantial, eutb ^enty of hob
nails. The storekeeper nuggcated he
might hot' live to wear such apair of shoea
out, when the old gentleman retorted diet
he commenced this yean a
good deal stronger than he |4id the last!
—An exchange says low necked shirts
are worn by fashionables in New' York,
probably to be in keeping with their low
foreheads and low tastee.
—TheUticaObserverjpvesthe folio
wing
"love song," which itaays was written by
an inmate of the State Lunifie '^yhim. It
is ia' remarkable prodnction:
Oaily the tiger eat tuned his guitar,
Rftynniflimr thp muniii with toailuw aiul tar«
Sweetly'he Sneejee? at her, intarty he sighed:
"Lady bird, lady bird,wilt'bemy bndeV
She for the elephant sadly -hid ysasd,
Ate taUn ox, and then vowed shs hadn't
Carried up a photograph cl&e&to her heart.
Wrapped up 'in lobsters, bank notes and
pmmtait.
At midnight'the. rivals met in' tha whale.
And fought by this light Of ttie {prasahopper'i
tail
IU
The elephant atood on his trank to take
...breath,
And the tiger cat. cotfly hunted him to death.'
Then with a cabbage-etalk "boldly he wrote:
"Come, love, and tread on the tall of my coat
See thine owq. crocodile.
.whistling for thee."
H3
,grbahe'd--^vc
a''^ur|iJejf:tf eokl corpse
"I iUV. i-.-
—An African gentleman saw, over a grp
oery stoTe, insenbed, "sugar -euied hams."
He entered the place and asked the price.
He solicited and obtalgMlJffrmission to
smell a shank. Having done this, he
abruptly turned to leave. "Don't yon
want any of that ham?" said the grocer.
"Well, So bosO'wisJUurfrtplj.3*«Der
sign reads *sngar cured ham dat ar* ham's
sick yet my advice to yon is to change de
!.-^Joah QiHihgs says:
men.inarrya yonag. nfi
ataMing.cmt oiMk onsf
of^the paraUe in the
snidtddbotUsB.
got the
V' e' ii
.r'Kf
ahold,
him
jUn.reminded
liept new wine
a
AN EDITOB'S
COD. —The foUowing "caid"
appears in the editorial columns of the
Newborn Times, Sept 18: "Having been
intruded upon while attending to my du
ties at the Times office, I take tbis occasion
to say that JL am tirod}of hiring every per-.
son who happens tone ma lighting mood
step to the door and ask.
me mt, and thia
is to inform aU who have'already done thia
thing, and auch as expect to do so hereafter,
that I do net advertise fo beaprize-fighter,
and have never carried, nor^ntan# to carry,
coticealed weapons, but .tliet.I shall con
tinue to defend this paper and ita friends
againat all attaeta, witnoat fear or favor,
and shall not consult the taste of any pu
gilist, but rather be goveraed by a aense of
justice toward myself, and those whose
principles Iidvocstar Ishall oontinue to
walk the streets dMMa eity at my leisure
when I have oCcesion to do so, and no
threats of chastisement will prevent me
from going where I have occasion to in the
discharge of my business.
I F.^L?8T«bsb."?'
JOHN HEIGHT'S HOME LIFK.—Concerning
Mr. John Bright** h&Ae life, a Rochdale
correspondent of (he Leeds Mercury
writes: A short time ago at a meeting
held in Elliott street school room, Roch
dale, the Rev. Mr. Lewis, in the course of
his remarks, aiid that a circumstanoe that
had come under hlfLolMervation recently
had afforded hijar^much pleasure and en
couragement in his work. In the course of
his visiting the sick, he had had a conver
sation with an invalid gi^ who informed
him that Mr. Brighjt when at his Rochdale
home, often came to read to her from the
Bible, and sbow^her jrhat tb-^ Savior so
beautifully tcjnns .vths%ayx)f hto••and,"
addedihe woman, '4ie does it as well as a
minister." "Why," jocularly retorted the
reverend gentleman, "isn't he a minieter
tlie greatest minister in England
EAST INDIA COTTON COT-TCBK.—The im
petus given of late years to cotton cultiva
tion in the East Indies is remarkable. The
natives begin to appreciate the fact that it
pays them better to produce cotton, which
fetches l6d. a pound in the market, than
the staple, millet of the country, whioh
scarcely enables them to "keep body And
soul together." In I860 the cotton ex
ported from India waa worth about £5,500,
0Q0 Stirling. ^This year's crop is estimated
at^E80£l49,8fl&. Inferioras Indian cotton
always will be to the varieties produced in
this country, it has been muoh improved in
quality by care
in
cultivation and
packing
Some of tho Indian politicians are
indulging
in golden dreams with .reference, to the fu
ture ofthe coaiitry.jwitb & wiHmita*
forthe production of cotton open before
them, and a commensurate demand for tha
article constantly flowing
—A clergyman addreeeed his female au
ditors as follows: "Be not proud that our
bleesed Lord paid your sex the distinguish
ed honor of appearing first to a feuude after
resnrreotion, for it was only that the BH
tidings might be spread sooner."
Instead of saying that a mania "tight"
in Chicago, the reporters there say that he
is a "victim of baoohanalian Immodera
tion."

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