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fiESENTINEL. Wi W 1»II ELI'S, Editor. PUBLISHED £VEKY WEDNESDAY, I A I N A I N N I S AT E WINtJ, MINNKSOTA, 4.11 Independent Democrati Journal. PKVOTKD TO THE INTERESTS AND EIGHTS OF THE MASSES. AH a Political Joiirnul it will try all meas ure* and men by the standard of Democratic principle)*, and will submit to no test but that of Democrat!* truth. CONTENTS: The Sentinel will contain Congressional and Legislative—Foreign and Domestic—River and Commercial News—Literary Mat ter— Tales—Biographical—Historical iSketchss, •&«., A «&e. &«. ifir.Ms N i.HlrictW in Aitranet.) ine ('opy, 1 year $ 2 00 J9ix Copies, 1 voar li 00 Ten 15 00 J4f" Subscriptions to Clubs must nil oomo Hience at the same time, and be strictly in -advance. IN ALL ITS VARIOUS BRANCHES, exojuted in a superior manner, and on the shortest notice. I E A S E E E A S O S E S & I A S A S A N S A I E S E S N O E S E E S &c And all other hinds of work don* cheap for cash, on short notico. BUSINESS CARDS. A O N E S r. WILDER. W. 0. WIM.TST0N. W I E A W I I S O •lttornef/s at Law, BE1 WINC, MINNESOTA. Will attend to tho duties of their profession in .my of the Courts of this State. W C. WILLlSTOTf, N »tary and A for the fol lowing reliable Fire Insurance Companies: MKROIIANTS, Hartford, Conn. CITT FIRR, Hartford, Conn. S A N O P. A at a N O A I And Land and Insurance Agent. 11ED WING, MINNESOTA. ANS MATTSON, Attorney at Law, AND JUSTICE OF TIlU PEACE, I ted Wing, Minnesota. Particular attention paid to Conveyancing and Collecting. lMr-V E N O S ATTORlTaY AT LAW. lied Wing,Minn. HTOfficc with Smith, Tov/nc & Co. S2- J. F. PINGHEY, W. W. CLARK. PING-RE* & CLARK, A &, at a IIED WIXO JJIXN. Office on Main st. over Bahcr's Hardware Store O I .V 1 S O O ATTORNEYS & COUNSELLORS AT LAW A S I E N E A A N A E N S E WINK, MINNESOTA W W E S •ittomc?/ at Law. ROWING, MINNESOTA. 51y llOKACE WILDER ELI T. W1LUER. II. & W I E Bankers & Land Agents FED WING, Minnesota. Money loaned. Exchange«fe Land Warrants bought andsold. Land Warrants, or Money loaned to pre-emptors, on long or short time, and on favorable terms. fif'ljanJs bought andsold oncommission&c. Ked Wing, Jan.,I860. T. F.TOWNE, PIKltCE. O W N E & I E E DEALERS IN REAL ESTATE. E W I N I N N E S O A Will attend to locating Land Warrants, pay ment of'.axes,collection of notcs,and to the pur chase and sale of Ileal Estate throughout the State. Snrvoying, Mapping, and Platting oi ovcry kind dona t» order hy a practical sur Aiyor. Copies of township maps Iv.rnished.— DcuUdrawn and acknowledgements taken. J58TA11 bHsinc»s intrusted to them, will receive prompt attention. MEDICAL. A S II. CONNELLY, M. D. S I I A N A S E O RED WIXG, MINNESOTA. Office in Pholr 'a brick hlock over Foot .store —entrance on Bush street. oostf A E W A I SURGEON AND MECHANICAL E N I S Koojitfl—at Rich's Picture gallery. Itcd Ml in? rno RENT, ON GOOD 7ctr N E O O I A N O E Levcestreet, immediately oppositi theSteum boatLandingjKcd Wing,Minnesota, A A & E E E E O I E O S rrtHIS now, spacious and cQinmoflioriahonse 1 is now open for the reebptioh of guests It has boon constructed under the immediate supbrtfstonoftho proprietor^, and nobbing has been omitted to insure the comfortand conven ience of thofeo who may favor them with their patronage. The numerous rooms are all well lighted,Ventilated and furnished in a superior manner. In connection with tho house is food and commodious stable Red Wing, March 1,1861. SStf E W I O S E JACOB BENNETT,Proprietor, RET WING MINNESOTA. J3?~Coiincetel with the House is a larec and convenient Stable. Stages leave daily for the interior. Teams and Carriages on hand to convey Passengers to any part ofthc country. Apri'l 24.1861". 00-tf THE RED VOLUME 5, NUMBER 8ft It O'TELS. I I O S E A I E Proprietor. Near the corner of Main and Plum street. The proprietor, who has just taken possesion of tho House has furnished it in the most ele iraat and comfortable manner. The Table —Is set with every necessary and luxury tho market affords. All the appointments are excellent, and tho position of the House, both as regards the Levee and the business part of town is K'Ucr than that of any other hotel. A good stable, offering every convenience to the teams oi farmers and travelers is con nected with the house. Ked Wing, 1st, 1SG1. 230 I E S O N O S E COKNEB OF BROAD AJiB TIIIUD STREETS A. B. MILLElt, Proprietor. THIoS now Hotel% now open for the reception the traveling public, where they will find the best of accommodations. There is a good stivblo attached. Passengers and Bag gage conveyed to and from tho Boats free of charge. ITl-ly O O O E O S E JOHN WILLIAMS, Proprietor. This new and commodious House is situated on Plum street, Ked Wing. It has becn_ built and furnished under the special supervision of the proprietor, all the rooms arc well lighted ventilated and furnished,and all persons wish ing to tret tho worth of their money are res pectfully invited to give him a call, and no pains will be spared to make comfortable all those who -may favor him with their patronage. lH-«AMUcctiuu-w.ilh the House is a good stable, and well ofwater. Ostler always in attendance. January 2nd, 1S01. 179tf. I S O E A N E O S II O A S J. S I II, FASIIIONALLE TAILOR! Next door to Smith Meigs & Co.'s Bank BliD WIN'i MINNESOTA. A E E A I I N •f all kinds done in a most superior manner and at tho shortest notice. T. L. ADAMS, Foreman. IS50. E WING 1839. STEAM PLANIIVG BULL. —AND— SASH, DOOR AND BLIND FACTORY (One Bloek above Freeborn's Saw Mill.) WE SHALL BE PREPARED TO FUR-c nish at all times, anything in the above line of business, and shall* keep on hand all kinds of plaucd and matched Lumber, Mould ings, etc. Orders promptly atteuded to, which may al so be left with Brown & Betcher. Produce of all kinds taken in exchange for H: rk ,„ COGEL & BETCHEH. Ked Wing, April !&, 1S59. 142-ly HAWKINS & CO. Painters, Glaziers A N PAPER IIAXGERS, All orders promptly attended to and faith lally exentod. Red Wing Jaae 1S60. TEBM BLACKSMITUING 1 The Europe Hotel, on Main street, tis BY good a stand as the town affords. For parties- E O E W lars apply to \y BRECHT W Red Wing, March 20, 1S0.O. At the new Shop on Main s-ticet, within Tmformation in regard to the above prome- ro^ofthecrqs'sin o/Jordon. -lescanbeobtiuycdat thi#*#igc. a WIN^l MINNESOTW*W For thcSeutincl. MY I E IN E E E E Amongst the dreams of by-gouo years, that cluster thick and fast, Around the shrine where memory writes her record of the past Is one bright vision soft and clear, that stirs within my heart. A tide of gratitude to I Jim who erst the vision brought. 'Twas on a pleasant summer day, when ruder winds were hushed A lovely little Zephyr blew, my window seat across—- The little Zephyr 'twas so mild I bad not known 'twas there, But for a sacred thing that threw its fra grance on the air. Methought is there in earth's wide range, A heart so callus'd o'er. That for this sight would not exchange his heaps of golden ore Not for a monarch's throno would I be destitute of these Dear precious pages, how they fly, my Bible in the breeze. Say, gentle Breeze, from what fair climc,has come this day to me, The dew is scarcely off the trees, tis yet but early day Important errand must have marked, thy course so swiftly run, Full many a dreamer thou must have passed to arri?c before the sun. Art not upon a mission "tour" by him who sets on high. Or dost thou fan the hymning choir that sings above the sky Pray tell me, for I fain would know where next thy work may be Whether to fan my bible leaves or fly be yond the sea. With these dear precepts on thy wing, to write them in the skies. To teach the unlettered how to read, in their own tongue, the prize. To wipe I he sweat and cool the brow of him who long has toiled, Hungry and weary sad and lone, with all his garments soiled. Far from home and all its joys, still weeping both, he goes Doping to see the desert bud and blossom as the rose O, could I send by thee to htm, a cordial or a tear, N DEALER S I N E A I E S Watches, Clocks and Jewelry, Bed Wing, Minnesota. A WOKK WAKEANTED._££J Aug. 13, ISo?. 158-tf FAIRBANKS' E S OF ALL KINDS. A I A N S & O E E N E A 35 Lak street* Chicago. II E S I N O E S A E I I I A ft Saddle and Harness Maker. (Next door to tho Ked Wing Uousc.) Main STREET, EEU WING, Will keep constantly on hand the very best Harnesses, Saddles, Bridles, Martingales, Fly Nets, Whips, Cards, Combs and Brushes, and everything in tho Harness lino necessary to ritr out a Horse or Team. All kind of work made to order, and I'd barter all but what's divine, nor think the bargain dear. 'Tis well for thee, dear gentle breeze, thy sire has slept to-day For much I fear he would impede thy soft and airy way Then quickly haste these precepts sound, the sun is rising high, A holier thing thou never hast found, go write it in the sky. And now my airy guest is gone, how still this volume lies, To shield me from a coming storm—thither my spirit Hies, Nothing shall harm me while I roam among its pcaccfut leaves, Till death shall come, I'll think upon, my bible in the breeze. —Mrs. M. H. B.—Lcon, Minn. A SCHTJRZ.—Th Milwauke Pres and N has the following in regard to this interesting a of in A countryman of Mr. Sohurz informs us that his claims to revolutionary hon ors are entirely groundless that it is not political but criminal offenses from which he is a fugitive that instead' of being the patriot and hero which his friends have represented him he is only a "jail-breaker," a "rescuer," like and Daniels and that in the rescue of Einkel—th only offense against the government with which ho stands charged—h as bn the hired instrument of others. Mr. Kin kel had been a tutor to many of the nobility, and those persons desired his release without compromising the government they therefore employed Schurz and furnished him the means of accomplishing the object without risk or sacrifice other than to expatriate!flection—"Charles himself to avoid future exposure. us stripped of the romance with which he has been invested, this Schurz be a very common fellow a mere public exhibitor, with no other merit than that of a clever actor has a remarkable faculty for dressing up other men's thought for stage effect, and a striking audacity in appropria ting other men's honors. Th admin istration ought to take care of him, for lie is certainly played out here,morally, politically and financially. S N E S re a Sewar has decided that no foreigner shall be ap pointed to a foreign mission. This emphatically snubs "Carl Squirts," and don't "strengthen our side" much. E A O N E A I N I S A I O N the sending of vessels to as to carry away the Governmen thi'rfkiiW1 •Minnesota Forever. RED WING, GOODHUE COUNTY, MINN., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 1861. A "IT DOLLAR BIL BY MES. GEORGE •WASHINGTON WYLLYS. he January sun strarmed cheer fully in, across the crimson carpet of the snug little he lire redly in the grate, and th canary, whose a jn the in trilled and warbled as joyous as if he were in tho land of cinnamon and spice groves instead of the clime of and wind. A Mr W a as he buttoned up his overcoat and fitted on his glove preparatory to facing the keen outer air, glanced round, very much as though would prefer staying with the fire and tho can ary bird! Jus as he resolutely put on his fur cap, the door opened and his wife came in of these bright-eyed rosy-cheeked little who it is very easy to spoil, and difficult to con trol. he crimson merino dress she wore, the prettiest possible contrast to her peach blossom cheeks, and the white lace frills at her throat and wrists were more in than the costliest embroidery could have been, while her tiny black silk apron, all ruffles and lace, and coquettish pockets, might have been worn lor use, but certainly ad rather au ornamental effect! A re you off already, Charlie." Mr. W a nodded be sure puss. Ther are times a man can't watch his business too closely." "Before I wan't some mon ey," reaching up to arrange her hus band's cravat with a rather conscience stricken look. "Money! at for?" "Mrs. Arnol wishes me to go shop ing with her." "Bu don't need to buy any thing." "I know that, said Mrs W a pettishly, "bu I wan't a little money nevertliless—not to spend, carry. W at would Mrs. Arnol think if I went shopping with an empty purse?" W a whistled omnionsly, and shook his head as he sounded his pocket. I haven't anything but a fifty dol lar bill, Mattio." "1 will take that, W a demurely. "Hol on, for rent next week. sir!" said Mrs -I shall that W a have it—only I want to have the privilege of carrying it to-day. be so provoking, Charles—one would think I as a child!" A so you are, in all essentials!" said Mr. W a placing the bank note in her extended palm, and giving her a playful kiss as to ok his departure. "I you please, ma'am, Mrs. Arnol is waiting,'' said a servant, thrusting her round red face through the open door. "Tell her I'll down in on mo ment. Mattie W a turned the bill from side to side, and looked thoughfully at it. ad she not better place tempta tion out of her reach and leave it at home? "Nonsense 1 shall not spend it,' as the reflection, and Mrs W a placed it in her portmonnie and run up stairs to dress. "It's a groat bargain, ma'am, said the shopman, stroking the rich folds of the cashmere shawl as it hung from tho shoulders of the lady figure. a it Mattie! I never saw any thing so cheap?'' whispered Mrs Ar nold"." "Bu I really do not need it at pres ent," hesitated Mrs W a can lay it aside until you do ma'am, persisted the clerk. "Tha is the great advantage of these they never go out of fashion. Think of it— a shawl like this for twenty dol lars! won't have another such chance in ten years!" I wish I had not that India wrapper of mine," said Mrs. Arnold, I certainly would have pre ferred this." "I will take it," said Mrs "Wayne laving her solitary note, and silencing her with the re can't help in O W a J" "Mattie, do look at these silks!" claimed another lady had just recognized Mrs. W a id you ever see anything with such a lustre— and so cheap!" Mrs. W a eyes sparkled with true feminine rapture as she glanced a the shining folds, and from that mo ment she as a lost woman as far as the change from the fifty dollar bill went Is it fair to blame her those cast the first stone do not know how strong the influence of crowded emporiums, cheap goods and advising friends whose wealth makes them inconsiderate at their neighbor less. lengthy purses. W at makes you look so grave, in tor the first time the bitter sting of remorse. W at would Charles say? I as late he came home and Mattio hadn't courage to make her confessions at once is the business world to-day Clulrles?" she asked. shook his head. "Matters are looking very a business need every cent can rake and scrape to geathcr. A by the a Mattie, I am a little sorry shopping to-day. Several men a ad vance money think I am able to pay at once, they have seen you looking at expensive down town. O course I were looking for— Mattie's face as scarlet. I have spent the you a me—"Charles, she said Hi look of amazement—-almost horror—checked her for a moment but she went on presently and related the whole story. "Ca pardon my folly?" she asked, tearfully. rose and walked or twice across the floor, with a disturbed air. 'I shall have to do what I never did before—t ask for a months more rent,' he said with grave annoyance. 'O Charles, it I had only left the money at home!' faltered Mrs W a 'Mattie?' said her husband sitting beside her and taking the little hand that trembled so violently. 'I thought it would wanted the this morning, just to make a show. N be ashamed to an empty purse, my dear, when you have need for a full one Thi is a hard lesson for you but I shall not think of the fifty dollars thrown away if it teaches you pru dence. Hereafter let us never allude to it again!' JU 'I shall not forget it, Charles,' said Mattie, her bright eyes shining thro' the mist, like a rainbow. Sh did not—an the fifty dollars as the best investment Charles W a ever made RAC E WIT A S me forty years a go the manager of- a race course near "Brownsville, on the Monongahela published notice of a race, one mile heats, on a particular day, for a pnrse of one Imndred dollars, "Fre for anything with four legs and hair on." A man in the neighborhood named a had a bull that lie as in the hab it of riding to mill with his a go corn, and he determined to enter him for the race. said nothing about it to any one, bn he rode him around the track a number of times,on several moonlight nights until the bull had the hang of the ground pretty well, and would keep the right course. rode with spurs, which the bull considered disa greeable so much &o that he always bellowed they were applied to his sides. O the morning of the race, a came upon the ground on horseback on his bull. Instead of a saddle, he had dried an ox hide, the head part of which, with the horns still on he had placed on th ball's rump. carried a short tin horn in his hand. rode to the stand and offered to enter his bull for the race, but the owners of the horses that were entered objected. a appealed to the terms ot the notice insisting that his bull had "four legs and hair on," and there fore he had a right to enter him After a deal of swearing, the declared themselves compelled to de cide that the bull had the right to run, and was entered accordingly. W the time for starting had a rived, the bull and the horses took their places. he horse racers re out of humor at being bothered with the bull, and at the burlesque which they supposed as intended, but thought that it would over as soon as the horses started. W the signal as given they did start. a a a blast with his horn, and sunk his spurs into the side of the bull, bounded off with a terrible bawl, at no trifling speed,the dried ox hide flopping np and down and rattling at every jump making a combination of noises that had never been heard on a race course before. he horses all flew the track, every one seeming to be siezed with a den determination to take the short est cut to get" out of the Redston country, and not. one of them could be brought back in time to save their distance. he purse as given to Hays Mattie?" asked Mrs Arnol on their anyhow, and if they would put up a way home. hundred dollars against the purse, he id I look grave? I as only would tako off the ox hide and leave eroops, and -the evacuation of Fqrt a ii 1 folly and of] them. Hi offer was aceeptcd.and the Sumter. l^-hTcli she had been guilty only feel- W„\uey staked-. A general row ensued but the fnn Only thinking—only re-[Ids tin horn, and run a fair race with WHOLE NUMBEB 244. he greatest genius is ever the most capable, reliable, and practical. Look at the poets—th representative of what Carlyle has called he "Seraph Shoeblac army of authors." I them the vices of the literary character are moBt developed, yet few ship we find. Butler, Otway Sav age and Chatterton, lived unhappily, and died miserably Goldsmit as extravagant Burn unfortunate. let us not forget Chaucer and Sydne handled the sword as well as the pen and lived fitly in the dash and bustle of camps and courts. us not forget Raleigh waft'not only,poct and historian,bnt soldier and discover er. that Shakspeare as not only bard, but actor and manager. Milton lived no life of dreams in those unsentimental ad days of tho commonwealth Swift, Pryor, and A is on played great parts in the pol itics of their age I our own times literature has me a business rather than a taste, and instances of the or dinary! business'capneity of the litera tcur are more exceptionable than for merly yet the name of a Talfourd, Proctor Disraeli, and Maca ley, sufficiently demonstrate that the possession ot wit,imagination,intellect, ideality and culture, aids, rather than embarrasses in the performance of all the duties of life. N or should it be thought strange, that ability to think deeply and broadly, gives force and aim to action, and that he can express his thoughts in noble word may likewise be able to express it in deeds as noble if need be- A O IIFROISM DUIWNtt I E A E STORM ON E ENGLISH COAST. in a fearful gale at 6 o'clock on the morning of the 12th ultimo, the cable of a coasting sloop, the Mary and Ann of Kewport,?Pembroke, snap pe asunder close under the cliffsabout half a mile where the French invading force under General a landed on Pencsher sixty-sevCU years ago. Intelligence of the wreck as brought to Fishguard Life boat St a tion, and the lifeboat as expeditious ly manned and rowed round the coast to tho spot. he Sloo as wreke against a small precipitous island, with a channel it and the main land about forty yards across, through which the sea burst with great fury. O of he crew of the sloop as cast by the waves one the side of the cliff facing the land. Anothe could be seen laying on his stomach, with his head windward clinging to a ledge of rock seaward of the island, every a washing over him Several ladders were lashed together and a rope made 'fast to the top. This extempore bridge as thrown across the channel, but as immedi ately broken by the force of the a and the ladders and rope a adrift he life boat arrived, but from dan ge of being wrecked could not be of any service. Alber Furlong aged 19 a native of Fishguard,then volunteered to swim across the channel, with a rope to his waist, so as to hauled back ifjunsuccessful but the bystanders refused, in by the fury of the waves and his apparent physical ca of the thing put the on thcbull's ipacity for such a feat, that he would side he horsemen contended that they were swindled out of their purse, and that if it had not been for a horn and ox hide which he ought not to have permitted to bring upon the ground the thing woal not have turned out as it did. on this, a told them that his bull e-oukb beat any of their horses certainly be drowned a id a seaman, nothing daunted by their refusal, slipped off his coat and" waist coat, climbed the cliff and plunged into the sea closely follow by Furlong. he bystanders actully ran away "rather than se men drown in that a After several times missing his hold of the opposite .rocks, got a fooling, when.a the end of the chan nel, au within a few feet of being washed out to sea. Furlong also, after frequently missing his hold, giat.pJe-1 some seaweed^ au a a JL again took their places at the starting post,andth signal was given. a a the bull another touch with his spur, and the bull gave a tremen dous bellow. he horses remember ing the dreadful sound, thought all the rest as in as before. A a they again, in spite of all the exertions of their riders, while a galloped his bull around the track and wo the money O E SIN ESS CAPACIT O I E A MEN Ther is a common and unfounded prejudice that the pursuit of letters unfits a man for the ordinary business of life. or this prejudice literature is itself accountable. at satirists, such as and embalme in immortal verse the poverty of their manner craftsmen, but never dreamed that what as truth as spoken of their enemies would be regarded as true of all the class to which they belonged at they were able to take care of themselves and their incomes, without the intervention of guardians and com mittees, their biographies, and their scorn, so freely uttered would have been pointless if easily retorted may assure us. their ages except as wholly and generally true, what was false, except partially and individ ually and posterity' indiscriminating and indifferent, receives and echoes the old falsehood. I S W A I W I I W Bnsifi ards of fl vc 1 iitc"B,fl ye'»r $v,0tV ten lines do •••I0,0t' column per year, "--TO.OO «*o six months 4OJ0O Half column per yea:'••••« 4^,09^ do six months..v. .-.v. .'.v.«... 25,00^ Fourthqo,l umit pec year* *1 J&Sto d6 six months•• l'5 0iT Each square (l'O'Mnoe, or le.s9)fir'Bt ln»61tlefc TF Each snbsoquent insertion»• .•** ,8j Legal Notices, per Hq..(lirnt insertion) each subsequent |1 All advazticsments continued^dutil ordered out. fi^- Advertls*intent's set in doubI« «*ltra»jK price vdditioual. ., .-rjr-/ IW Ad vertJ8cmcrtt*wiHbfccto»ged a»«ft«n as desired, by paying Sfi 6ttt» ft .qo.r* composition. '."'-- .. """*"i Transient advertisement* must be paid for advance, continued ftdVeTiistnienta quar terly and'logal advertisement* bofofo- «fc« 'day of side. .i thereby to a footing a it W reach of the a Thei late companions ad by^tfiii time mustered curiosity to look after their fate and seeing the heroes faiT sate, one ventured to cross with a rope, and as pulled up by an«i Furlong. I as a comparatively easy task to rescue the man on thf land side of the island, a work of great difficulty to climb the Bftaj- ward side of the cliff and save the on*' on the ledge of rock, by this tim»,t 2 r. r., must be benumbed A stone as a fast to the end of a rope and thrown to him and he had sufficient) animation to a it fast around himself, and was hauled to the summit of the island. re all afterwards drawn to the main land'. O lad aged 14 as Washed a a from the wreck and as drowned. he man oh ad been on the ledge' was about 60 and by the time He" reached the main land, his arms were' stiff in the position lie a rock, and he evidently could not a lived there .longer.— Engl'u Paper. A N IDEA FO TRAVELERS W remember reading, so me years" ago, an ingenious article in one of our monthly magazines labored to show that it as far more import ant to keep rigidly clean the nails ovi\ the toes than the nails on the fingers! he reasoned that while iv this'' peculiarity a you- healthy, a when you died, it distinguished yon as par excellences a lady or a geatiemaiu This- argument aaother o«ie-r viz., that travel, instead of wearing your worst clothing, you..,, should wear the best to be found in your wardrobe because, should the boat or car me a .wreck, your corpse will be treated with coiisiaeri* tion. Th W us all very much by fhe quality of our garments and wreckers on the sea a landr follow the world's instinct very closely in this respect. A to mention corpses: suppose a body of and strewn along the road in an accidental break-np of the "express-train," of the still living victims woal be most prompt* ly attended to—the exceedingly well drcsscd, or those had tor econo my's sake, put their shabbiest suit?. we not answer the question. I is painful to think that human naluro can influenced by such unworthy** motives but facts are facts and may as well reason from, facts, there* fore, as from the colorings of poctio* fancy, in dealing with life as it is, a not as we could wish it should be fcsr-The A a at Clubs with a severe loss recently., I a'jv pears that escaping the "destruction" threatened them by the freshet, the Pionee at and the house occupied by the Knickerbocker a Excelsior Clubs re sunk on thi* afternoon off the -Qthanstj through W carelessness of so me of the members of the latter clubs, and lie in very precarious situation. he tanks' ot the Knickerbocker house becoming filled with water, tho house sank near ly to the eaves, and being lashed to.' tho Pionee house, pulled the latter over on it, in condition* remain. Knickenboeker ey. 1 house contained three a he Zephyr, Irving, and old wniefr 1 were out by cutting an opening* in one end of the house near the peak, he Zephyr and Old Knie are stofAsrp in the large vacant bnildm W lower end of a a Messrs. & Co. and the Irvin in the Hiawath a at House he Pionee Honse fortunately, containcVr but one boat, a hinge-scull* which,'* believe, sustained no damage I will' be a difficult task to piace the houses" iu their former position, and on re-* quiring a considerable amount of A O N he Buffalo publican has got a sensation item in tho' slu.pe of a ghost,as witness the follow in It is said that apparations a been seen a in about the premises of the late Clarendon hotel, in this ,$!. Person have seen these nightly visitors describe them as having the appearance ot females, with can dles in their hands bent over, au groping around, as if in search off something they had orally make their appearance at, nigh twelve, the time when all ghosts], are wont to "revisit the glimpses or he moon. Certain it is that something like ghosts have been seen stalking ilk that vicinity wheth«r their intents B* charitable or wicked has not leaked out. W are told the a an on his midnight round has frequently me iu sight of these nightly \\n tants, but as yet no sound or voice Kan been vouchsafed to mortal cars. W a does it mean? brsSF'The story premeditated assault upon Lincol in Baltimore, was got up by a fellow by the E O of Kennedy of N York who a ed to be appointed it S a Marshal, and conceived thi*. idea of laying Jsmoohi under- speetal obligs-. lions to him. even*' 'duped Scolt by his pretenses.