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Peter Vannest vs. Alo!inn1cr P. Dnnnldson.
flr virtue of mi order iif mIiHsiiciI by Ue Clerk
of ttio Court of Coram in Plena of Wood comity.
Ohio, in the nbivo canno, nml to ma directed and
delivered, I will ofl for mile at pnblio vendue nt
the door of tlio Court House, in the town of l'crrys
liuijf, Wood cnuutv, Oliio,
On 8aturdur,'tlie 31st day of Aiifrn.it, 1861,
between tho liimrs of 10 n. in. and 2 p. in. of tint
day tlie follow injr lands nnd tenements, to-wit: The
nortli-oast quarter of section :I0, township 5 north of
rnfto 9 cist, in Wood county, Ohio, rnntaiiiitip 100
acres mure or loss. (I. K. GUYEK, Sherilf.
Cook: I'iiick & Jonvso. tty.
Aug. 1, 1S31 13ivo3 14
Samuel Johnson, assignee, v. Benjamin S. JJ
Run. et al.
By virtua of a decretal order of gale to m di
rected and delivered from the court of conimnn
pleas of Wool comity, Ohio, I nhall offer for snlo
at tho do ir of tho court house, in Perrysburg, Wood
county, Ohio, on
Saturday, September 7th, 1861,
bftwn the honr.i of 12 in. nnd 2 p. m. of said day
tho following described lands an 1 tenom .nits, to-wit:
The west XA f tlm west of tliu south-east M of
section number 112, town number 6 north, lunpo
number 10; also the west A f tho cast J.J of the
north-west i of section number 5, town nnmliT 4
north, ranie number 10 east; appraised at 1320.
Ja. Mi RRAv.att'v. (i. E.GUYKK,
Auftnst 6, lSfll i4w5?.1 43. sherifT.
Samuel Johnson, assignee, vs. William Presoott.
Hy virtue of an order of sale to me directed and
delivered from the court of common pleas of Wood
county, Ohio, in the above cause, I sh ill offer for
c da at the daor of the court house, lu Perrysburg,
Wood county, Obh, on
Saturday. September 7tb, ISf.l ,
between the hours of 12 in. and 2 p. m. of said day
tho following described hinds and tenements, to-wit:
The south-west i of the south-east of section
number 0, town number 4 north of ran? number 11
east: appraised nt $1000. G. E. GUYKlt.
James Mckrvt, att'v. HhurilT.
August 6, 1S1I-I tw-f.') QT.
Charles Shcward, plaintiff vs. Michcal Kieffer ct
al, defendant.
By virtue of an order of salo to mo directed and
delivered from the court of common pleas of Wood
county, Ohio, in the above cause, 1 shall offer for
Bale at the door of the court house in l'eriysburg, in
aid countr, on
'Saturday September 7, ISfil,
between tho hours of 12 m. and 2 p. m.,of gaid day
the following real estate, towit: The south i of the
Bouth-west 'i of section 24, in township 4 north of
ranpe 9 east, 80 acres: also tho north-west V of
section 25, same township and range, 100 acres; nl
so tho east half of the northeast Si of section 20,
saint townjliip and range, 80 acres.
G. E. GUYEB, SherifT,
S. Jekfekrov, attv.
August ti, 18B1 14w5$3 75
Robert lloke vs. ILenry Pebolt,
By virtue of an order of sale to mo directed and
delivered from tho court of common ploas of Wood
county Ohio, in tho above cause, I shall oiler for sale
nt tho door of tho court house In Perrysburg, Wood
county, Ohio, on
Saturday September 7th, 1851,
between the hours of 12 m. and 2 p. in., of said day
the following described lands and tenements, to-wit;
Tho north-west 'i of tho south-east i. an 1 tho
south of tho north-east i of section number 4,
town number 4 nrth of range number 9 east; ap
paised at $360: and tho west Yt of tho south-west
14 of section number 28, town number 4 north of
range number 9 cast; appraised at $f!00.
O. E. GUYEB, Sheriff.
James Mnimv, ntlv.
August 6, IStiO 14ivo$3 75.
Oeorgo Bowman vs. Andrew Spcnco and Marga
ret S pence.
Tho said defendants, Andrew and Margaret Spcnce
will tako notice that sffid plaintiff ou the
eighth dav of July, A 1) 1801, tiled his petition
in the clerk's ollieu of tho court of common pleas of
Wood county, Ohio, stating that ho is tho assignee
nqd owner of a mortgage and bond given by the
defendants to Stephen Wellstood on tho 1st day of
April, 1355, on tho east half of the south-oast quar
ter of section 31 , town 3, range 10 : 80 acres, in
Wood county. Ohio. The prayer ol said petition
is that s lid plaintiff ask judgments against said
defendants for $ Hi, with interest at 7 percent from
October 1st, 1350, and for u sale of the mortgaged
premises to pay the same. Said petition will he
for hearing at tho October term of said court, 1831,
and uile5S said defendants answer hy the 1st day
of October next, judgment will be taken by default.
1'iiiciE.i Johnson, att'ys for pl'tU".
July 8, 1861- lllvli$l 5.
Low Prlcts and Heady Fay
Having purchased the entire stock of GROCER
IES formerly owned by Geo. W. Uollcnbeckjl will
coutiuuo business
Where, having replenished tho Stock with a largo
I am nbw prepared to supply the citizens of Perrys
burg, and surrounding country with
Groceries and Provisions,
Of the choicest kinds and at tho cheapest posslblo
prices. Thoso wishing to purchase anything in my
lino will find it to their advantage togivo me a call,
as everything I sell will hv
I have on hand, also, a large and well selected
etock of
which I warrant to give satisfaction or no salo.
Icb! Ick! Ick! 1 have on hand a large supply
of choice Lake Ice, which may be obtained at all
times on reasonable terms.
Jh(7"A11 kiuds of produce takep in exchange for
gods. JH. WE 1111.
Pcrrysbarg, Nor. 29, 1860 tf
An entire stock of New Goods have recently beon
opened by thu subscriber, consisting of all the vari
eties of
Hats and Caps,
Tutty, White Lead,
Powder, Shot,
Tea, Coffee,
Sugar, Molasses,
Boots, Shoes,
Bonnets, Furs,
Candies, Cloves,
Ginger, Spioe,
Cinnamon, Haisinf,
Essences, Nutmegs,
White Fish, Codfish,
Flonr, Meal, -
and numerous othor articles ou hand, to be sold
as this is the onlv method which allows the mer
chant to sell CHEAP.
Wheat, Corn,
Barley, Buckwheat,
Potatoes, Apples,
Butter, Lurd,
Boeswa. Beef.
Pork, Hides,
Muns, t urs
. UoopPoles.Ac.
win uc purcnasea or taicen ior uooas.
N. B. I shall also b eotinectod with the, Ktor
age, Fjrwarding and Commission Business of this
i.iuoe, ana uopj to merit tus coiiti.t- nee an.1 appro
bation of the people. A. E. JEROME.
Having replenished our office with new types
throughout, we are now prepared to exocuto Job
Work, such as Posters, Salo Bills, Programme.
Invitations, Cards, Labels, Pamphlets, all
kinds Blanks, c. in tho most satisfactory manner.
Orders filled at short notice, and on reasonable
Advertising, Iw
One sqne.ro .50
14 column 2.50
column 4.50
One column 6.50
1m 3m Cm 12m
1.25 2.75 4.00 fl.OO
6.00 8.50 11.25 15.00
10.00 lrt.1'0 22.00 30.no
15.00 30.00 45.00 CO.OO
A deduction of 5 per cent, from the above rates
will be made for Cash.
The space occupied by ten lines of the type com
posing tho body of the udvenisement will bo a
All Transient advertisement must bo paid for
in advance to insure publication.
Advertisements inserted witn the mark "tf," w ill
be charged for until ordered out.
When yearly advertisements arc inserted four or
more chansres will he allowed.
Attorney at Law. PuiiHYsnrnn, Ohio. Olliee
in East end of H.tird House Building. Will attend
promptly to all business entrusted to his care, tf
i. w. n. day. t. w. nrrciiiNsoN. t. r. rn.iAR.
Collecting and Iteal Estate Agents.
Will attend promptly to nil business entrusted to
their care. Office over W. .1. Hitchcock's store,
Perrysburg, WooJ 'tenuity, Ohio. '01-40tf.
JAMES Ml'ttltAT.
MUlU-l A
Will attend prommlv to
r. . SI.EVIS.
at Law.
nil Legal business cn-
trusted to their care m Wood counlv.
Ullioe in the
PeiTysburg Band Building, IVrrvslmrg, Ohio, tf
n. H. UODOE. J. It. TYLER.
DO I O K & TYI E n,
Attorneys at Law, Perrysburg, Ohio.
Particular attention paid to Conveyancing nnd
Notorial Business. Also, for sale, large quantities
of Land in Wood and adjoining counties. '00-tf
Attorneys at Law, Perrysburg, Ohio,
Will promptly attend to nil Law Business entrus
ted to their care. 11. ivo for sale largo quantities of
Land, iuclu'l': well improved farms, which will be
sold on casv terms'. '60-ltf
GE O It Ci V. S T It A I N ,
Attorney At Law, Perrysburg, Ohio,
Will attend to all business entrusted to his care
in the several Courts of Ohio. Ollico with John
Bates, 2nd street, '00-ltf
I) E T E It H E h I. ,
Attorney at Law, and Notary IYblio.
Will attend promptly to all business intrusted to his
care. Olliee in the Court House with Cook, Price &
Johnson. Nov. 20, KSO'J lv.
It . J . II O W E 1, I, s ,
l-tl JJowlmg urecn, Ulno.
Bowling Green, Wood County, Ohio.
All calls will be promptly nttcuded to, both day
..i,. i., ' ,.ai
C. C. BAIRI), Propkiktor,
1-tf Perrvsburg, Ohio.
Manuf.ictures to order, and keeps constantly on
hand, a general supply of
Doors, Sash, liliiids and Window Shades;
I'iue, Whiluwood and Ash Flooring;
Pine ami Whitewood Doors.
All kinds of Pi.aninu done to order. Orders
1romptly filled at Toledo prices, or, in some cases,
(olow tho m. '60-U'
J E W E Ij R
Carefully repaired by
At Prrkysdcro Bank Bm.DiNa.
For Practical
No. 170, Summit Street, Toledo, Ohio,
For further particulars, address
U. GBEGOBT, President.
is now receiving bis first stock of
which webb DorGHT at panic rnicts t
and beautiful, and will be sold at
Maumee City, 0., May 8, 1301.
A. J. Gardner a Co., Druggists.
Gilead, Wood Co., Ohio.
Have received a larsro stock direct from New
York, consisting in part of Paints of all kinds,
Linseed, Tanners, Machine and Coal, Oils, Fpu-
MTniE, Coaou, Demak, and Japan V aknish.
Paint, Varnisu, Sash, Wihtbwa&u, Schi'BUINO
and Lamp Bri'siiks.
Dye Sti'kkh, like Joseph
Glass of all Sixes, Pui
s coat.of many colors.
utty. Sand and c.mery
Paper, Ti'iipentine, Alcohol. Castor and Sweet
Oiis, English Currants, Prunes, Tamarinds, and
Raisens, Spice, Pepper, Cinnamon by the lb. oru,at.
Ginger, Cloves, Ground and Extract of Coffee,
Chocolete and Cocoa, Starch by the ib. or box.
A fine assortment of Perfumery Soaps and
flavoring emraols.
A lare;o assortment of PrnB Medicixhs and
Cheiiicals, and Tildcu's celebrated Medicines for
Plivsiciaus use
We ai selling a fine article of Coal Oil, free
from smoke or smell, at JO per gallon.
Lamp from five shillings to two dollars.
Wo believe in the principles of Poitlah Roy
rbioktv and Pav as YOV oo, and shall hold our
Stock strictly br Casu or Ready Pay, and will
take all kinds of Grain and Produce iu exchange,
Latent medicines or every Kixp
Gilead, May 9, lalil tf.
The undersiamed takes pleasure in announcing to
the Farmers, and all Mowers of Grass, that he is
tho sole Agent tor
which is now unsurpassed for durability, and une
qualled lor easy work. It is tempered in a furnace,
and consequently tliero aw no hard or soft places
in it, but uniform throu-out the last half-inch
just as good as the first. It is also kept in order
much easier than any oilier scythe known, requir
ing but a few ni"ineiits at any time to put it u pcrr
feet order. In short it is th? groatcbi Seytiiu oj tub
age. call eua sto it ct uie otore oi
Perrysburp, Jun I8tb, 6ffl,
Perrysburg Journal.
Perrysburg Journal. "GOING HOME."
The sun is slowly jiasylti front our sight,
ami tho hour of twilight approaches. A
happy hour, indood, to many hearts, but
why? Seo tho bripht sv.ulight is fadirijr, nnd
how tho shades of night tire quietly stealing
over scenes that nil day have seemed so
bright nnd cheerful. Aro not tho sunny
hours of busy life nnd activity more cheer
ing than the darkness nnd gloom that now
is settling down upon us? There is a reas
on, niul one which is fully understood by
those who arc called aviy to spend the
the hours of each passing day in the various
pursuits of active life,
Let U3 for a time po and sit by the metro
politan window and notice attentively the
passing throng. How much may a close
observer read in the countenances that
pass before him. There we see children
tripping gaily along, whose smiling faces,
bright eyes, nnd quick steps plainly tell of
happy hearts, bounding now with joy, ns
thoughts arise of ''home" and its attendant
joys; of a smiling mother; watching for the
return of her little treasures; and kind fath
er, who loo!c3 up from his paper to greet
them home again.
Look again. Tho crowd is increasing.
AViiut a promiscuous assembly! Gentlemen
of leisures, clad in broadcloth; ladies of
fashion, arrayed in satins and Bilks; and tho
laborers, whose threadbare garuiets scarce
protect the wearer's person from the un
feeling paf.e of tho passer-by. All are on
the move sometimes passing and re-passing
in their eager haste, They nro "going
home," In imagination we can almost seo
tho homes to which they1 are hastening.
What a variety they present! The thought
hero arises! what a variety of characters
are before us, each one who passes differs
as much in heart, mind and daily actions,
from those who surround him, as he differs
in outward appearance. Passing, passing,
still the tread of many feet, tho hum of
man' voices, still sound upon our ears.
Look now at that, old gcnl Ionian who
passes so quietly along. Time has silvered
his hair, and marked deep lines upon his
check and brow, yet it is a pleasant face to
look upon one which almost causes you in
voluntarily to say, 'God bless that old man.'
There is a peaceful look in that frank coun
tenance; benevolence seems to be written up
on his noble brow; his pleasant Finile and
mildly beaming eyes speak of a kind heart
within, which delights in good works.
Surely he has a happy home to which he
will bo welcomed by a kind old lady in
snowy cap and neat home dress, whose aged
face will light up with a sweet smile, as her
good companion of many years enters their
peaceful home, and fervently says, '"Thank
God far my wife and my home!"
Now noti ce what a change! Gaze kindly
on tho one who passes now how weary
and pale she looks! Iter sad countenance
awakens your pitty, and her dress betokens
poverty and want. Her stop is slow and
languid; no bright light beams from her
heavy eyes, and her lips seem compressed
as if with pain. Poor tired one! would
that wo might offer somo word of pitty!
oh, that instead of watching you puss so
wearily on your way, wo might arise and
go forth to relieve you in your distress.
A las! that such noble impulses 6hould bo bo
often checked.
But see! there are others, too many who
seem alniosj as weary and sad as tho one to
whom we have been giving our silent sytr.T
pathy. If this awakens curiosity, if you
wonder from what placo these tired mor
tals conic think of the factory a square or
two distant; cast your thoughts upon the
wearysomc life of toil ami privation they
daily drag through with there, and you will
read a history of sorrow, and learn why
tho6C faces are so pale and thin why they
walk so wearily, and their eyes look bo dull
ard heavy. They are "going homo" now
for a littlp while ah! how soon will they
be called again within thoso gloomy walls!
With tho morn's returning light labor be
gins anew. God help them to bear with
patience their many burdens here! there
will bo an end of sorrow there in that homo
to which we are all hastening!
It has now grown quite dark. "Wo can
no longer discern features. Tho crowd is
decreasing. Here and there, two or three
pass by, engaged in conversing on different
topics, tho subject of Union or dis-Union
predominating of course. Now and then
one solitary wanderer hastens along; some
are well clad, while others, less fortunate,
press on trying to forget poverty by musing
on "homo," which, though it bo humble, is
still home rendered doubly dear by tho
presence of one who left her own child
hood's home to become the light of anoth
er's. Yes, though you are poor in what tho
world calls "money" and "distinction," yet
you may be rich in "love and tho true pleas
ures of home." Do thankful for that which
the heart can appreciate.
"We draw tho curtains now, nnd return to
our own village home thankful that we
too have a cheerful, happy home.
"Going home!" How sw.ect thoso words
are to the traveler who has been long scpa.
rated from bo dear a place! Tho months or
years of absence have passed away, and
now he is "going home!" going home at
last! 'Tis a happy hour indeed when he
really 6tarts home but a happier one when
he arrives "there, and is gladly weleoniod by
thoso near and dear to him!
now happy is the child, when after an
absence of even Bhort duration, to return
again to homo and parents. This
thought opens tho way for another, of a
more serious nature. Wc are all travelers.
And w hen our Heavenly Father calleth, wo
must obey tho summons. What a subject
fir iqoditijtionl ''Going home!'' What a
deep fueling of thankfulness and joy those
words nwukon ia hearts tLtt my erpec
rest in that happy homo in Heaven, ere
many years shall pass away. What a rap
turous hour is that to a (.'hrisUan, when ho
feel he will soon be in the presence of God
ami the nngclsl
Many have reached that happy shove.
Many arc now fieed forever from the trials
and sorrows that mortals nil must bear; nnd
many arc going soon, yes "going home!"
Ilnpidly are we all Hearing the hist hour of
our pilgrimage happy thought! we are
going home!''
We all have friends who have gono home.
We shall meet them there. and every sorrow
will bo gone forever. Header 1 havo you
ever' thought seriously of that home toward
which we aio nil journeying? Have yon
fully understood the true meaning of thew
words "Going Home."
PERRYSBURG, August, 1861.
"General Want."
'While forceuble measures have been sure
ly and steadily progressing for a settlement
of the great rebellion by battle, in Virginia,
there has been a quiet General in the field,
who makes no diuplay but, whoso power is
telling on the rebels, That is none other
than "General Want" want, that overthrew
the greatest chiefton of the age, and is des
tine;! to play a conxpiiniuiu part in the over
throw of the present rebellion. Napoleou
hid no money, and as ho had no credit he
was powerless, Scrip had been issued and
Issued till it was as worthless as uutmmal
leaves. Such is fast growing to be the con
dition of the rebels. Of tho fifteen million
loan, thej' havo raised only eleven; and at
this moment need a hundred million. They
must have provisions, clothing, waggons,
horses and harness, camp equipage, war
steamers und almost every material of war.
With the exception of what they have stol
en from tho Government, they are poorly
supplied, and will be more and more defici
ent in them as time passes. To say nothing
of the four millions of skives, who are ready
to rise upon them, they have in their midst
a mighty body of Union men, who, as tho
national army advances into their territory,
will join the ranks for the maintenance of
the Union. AVe think wo arc safe in saying
the rebellion has reached its climax, and is
now probably on its wane. . The rebel chiefs
are no longer for advancing, but si emto be
preparing for defense. Not being able to
advance they must whip twice their num
bers, or retreat when the forvard move
ment is made. The retreating movement
will destroy the insurrection, und companies,
battalions, regiments and divisions, fortres
ses, sections and states, will fall away. In
all of these movements "General Want" will
take a conspicuous purl, and tho power
which grew in a few weeks, will dwindle
in a few months, and the armies of the Union
will bear tho national banner southward.
Secession thus routed once, is forever over
thrown ; and its sway, which is now endur
ed with silent disgust, will bo everywhere
reniuieniercd with scorn and and contempt.
So mote it bu,
News from the South.
land of Seccssiu is given to tho Gazclia by
a gentleman direct iroiit leuiiesscc:
Our informant left liaiidolf, Tennessee, a
bout a week ago, under the pretense of go
ing to Missouri to join the rebel army. lie
represents a most deplorable stale of affairs
in Memphis and Nashville a want of em
ployment among all classes but the milita
ry, and a want of food among a great many.
Merchants and business men are becoming
heartily tired of tho war, apd do not hesi
tate to say to the niilil;iry chieftains that
they must whip the North very soon, or
else givo up the idea, 1'lantcrn, too, are
less enthusiastic in the Davis cause, and
grumbles both loud and deep nro uttered at
the slowness with which it progresses.
The removal of tho blockade will be demand
ed of tho Southern Government before long,
our informant thinks.
Wo were somewhat amused at hearing a
verbal statement of the account which the
Tennessecans received' of the battlo of Dull
Hun. The Federal loss was in no case put
at less than 15,000 killed, 10,000 wounded,
and about us many taken prisoners, while
the Confederates were reported to have
come out of tho light with but a few hun
dred missing,
Tho reign of terror exists to a frightful
extent in Tennessee, ami men are hung eve
ry day for the expression of sentiments that
do not tally precisely with the ideas of the
slave oligarchy. A couple of weeks since
a meeting was held near Ilandolph, to take
into consideration the case of a miller, from
Hamilton, Ohio, who was guilty of the high
crime of being a subscriber to the Cincinna
ti Gazette and Commercial. Ho was assur
ed that nothing but tho tact that men of his
occupation are very scare in Tennessee sav
ed him from the halter. Ho was only "ac
quitted" on condition of his exchanging tho
obnoxious papers for tho Enquirer, which
is considered a perfectly orthodox paper al!
through the Houth. "We havo our inform
ant's word for the statement that the Cin
cinnati Enquirer and the N. Y, News and
Pay Hook are tho only Northern papers that
a man who values his lil'o dare read ia Ten-,
The troops havo nearly all been removed
from Fort Kandall and sent to New Madrid,
Missouri. Great efforts are being made in
the interior of tho State to raise volunteers
for tho rebel army in Missouri. They are
not very successful, however, as Southerners
we beginning to lind that camp life does
not agree with them, and generally prefer
maintaining a lion combative position.
Traveling even from ono part of thu State
to another is prohibited to citizens, save by
a permit like the following from the milita
ry authorities:
Confederate States of America,
Headquarters, Department No. 2,
No,,,, '
.. has permission to visit
Clarksvillo, Tenn., upon his honor as a man
that ho will not communicate in writing or
verbally to any person likely to publish it,
any information ho may ppsses which m;ht
bo of use to our enemies, Hy order, fie
t3yThe New Orleans Picayune of the
25th, Bays that Hen. McCulIoch left Camp
Jackson on tho Arkansas and Missouri line,
on the 13th, for Flat Hock Creek, two and a
half miles north of Keithsvillo, Herry coun
ty, Missouri, Ho took with him the Third
Louisiana regiment, Col, Herbert) thp Ar
kansas, Mounted ltiiies, Col. ( hurohill, and
tho Fort fimith Artillory, (.'apt. Hied, i.e
will prguniza his forcis und prepare for en-
j ergetio operation on Flat Hock.
Marian Arms nnd Jeannctte PandaM sat
iu their room looking out over the misty,
turbulent sea looking out and thinking rf
Haul Morgan. Tho sea-sido cottage where
they were staying was full, and they were
obliged to room together. Indeed, they hail
chosen this at fust, for they hid been friends
six weeks before. Thev called themselves
so now; but they felt a spirit like Cain's in
their heai ti as they IoommI at each other
with stealthy eves, lu fact, they hated
each other a girls, even vei v good girls,
not unt'i equt utly do when both love the
same man, God help us! Mow little it
means when we say wo are friends! How
weak we arc!
Whieh did Haul Morgan love? Hoth
were prettv, at times really handsome.
Hoth had tail- hair mid bl'.ie eyes, peach
blossom cheeks and lips meant for kisses;
but there was plenty of points of difference.
Marian was a year elder, and taller. Her
eyes were deepov, h'V lip Bui!ed piorc
rarely, .leannette was merry as a summer
bird, Jt had alwavs been summer with her
What had Haul Morgan dono to make
them both love! Nothing, consciously) for,
to tell all the truth, neither of Miem. fair
and sweet as they were, bad over quickened
a pulse of his heart, lie was selfish, like
the rest, and he had his own plans to servo
There were more than these two girls at
Sachems Head. Airatha (linrelnll was
there also. It was no mvsterv to u man
why all the men admired Agatha, haughty
and" indifferent to them as she was. The
women all wondered at it. for she was not
at all pretty. What was better, though, she
was womieriiitty iieauimn or tunes, rrue
had large gray eyes, and long lashes as black
as her heavy hair. You should have seen
her when some moment ot intense excite
ment dilated the pupils of those eyes till
they looked intensely black, and the slow
color came up into her ( hecks and glowed
there steadilv. All lesser lights puled be
fore her then. Hut the next morning you
saw her dillerentlv. Stvlish looking her
tall slender figure could not fail of that
but still and tiuiet: her eves light gray, her
cheeks colorless, her manner so very trim
mil. She had no intimate friend. She was
there with her mother, whom she petted
and cared for tenderlv, but in whom she
did not confide, Had she any secrets to
tell? Nobody knew, but Haul mount to find
Marian Arms and Jennnelto H.indull cud
thought, by turns, that Morgan landed her
self ; then feared lest his love was given to
another: but neither of them dreaded Miss
Churchill. In truth he was never very ut
tentive to her. It was not his mode of war
fare. He bestowed most of his gallantries
on the two fair blondes. He rode with
Marian to day; he sailed with .leannette to
morrow, lie walked with one in the morn
ing; he sang and danced with the oilier in
the evening. And so they sat, this twilight,
in their own room, hating each other al
most haling themselves,
'Are you going down to-night?'
ll was Jennnelto who spoke. It was
always m"ie dilliclilt for her to keep silence
than for Marian, besides, she had never
looked deeply enough into her own heart to
realize how she was growing to feel toward
her friend, Marian had, Sho answered
'1 suppose so.'
'There will be dancing,' Jeannctte went
on. Let us dress. Something dark will
buit this misty night.'
'And our style of beauty,' sneered Marian.
'Of com so "l had not forgotten that, I
always confess to my share of vanity.'
She laughed, and went on dressing, When
she hud finished she looked her handsomest.
Her dress was black bilk, unj she had pink
roses on her bosom.
Marian wore white. It did not suit the
night very well; but she was capricious, and
it pleased her fancy.
Haul Morgan met them with a good deal
of impressment when they caiuo into the
hall. Ho claimed Marian for the first waltz,
and .leannette for the second ; and each be
lieved, for the enchanting moments uhe was
dancing with him, that sho only held his
When the two waltzes were finished ho
walked along to Agullnv, She stood by tho
table, turning over somo stereoscopic views
with a dreamy air. She looked like a char
acter out of an Oriental romance. She woro
a dress of somo soft material plaited in the
richest and brightest of colors. A sort of
turban of shining silvery gauze was twist
ed about her head. Golden serpents, with
gleaming scales and little emerald eyes
woro upon her nrnis. Not another of the
twenty women in tho room could havo worn
her costume, but she was royal in it. It
was one of her hours of beauty and power.
A keen delight kindled Morgan's glance as
he looked at her. Sho raised her head
presently, and their eyes met.
'You do not wulta, Miss Churchill?'
'Yet I should havo thought you would be
fond of it. You delight so in all kinds of
rapid motion tho madder the better. I
should havo said waltzing was mado for
you. How singular that you do not like it!'
'1 did not say that. I ilo like it. It is my
passion ; but I cannot walla with every
'With a very dear friend you would?'
'A brother, for instance, or the man jqu
meant to marrv?'
'Agatha, will you waltz with me?'
Ho bent his eyes full upon her, searching
lv, expectantly. Then an exprcssionof ten
der pleading grew into them. It was the
same to him as if ho had asked her to mar
ry him. She returned his look ; but sho
thought ho was flirting, as he had with oth
ers that ho strove to tako an ungenerous
advantage of her. Sho did not ilush or
'Will you waltz with nio?' ho asked again.
Ho bowed, and went quietly away from
her. No ono saw any change in cither his
manner or hers. They were gay as usual.
In fact, Miss Churchill was gayer. b'f
the men iu tho room vycrc gathered around
her, Morgan tvas with Jenneatte Kandall
for a while, and then ho went out to walk
on the piazza with Marian Arms. Agatha
could see the white dress swinging qgainst
the windows as they passed back and forth.
Onco, us P'.ho looked, she shivered,
Lven Jcannctto was silent in her own
room that night. Marian was not likely to
speak she had food enough for thought.
Morgan had certainly been very attentive to
her. To-night ho had coaxed her out on
the piazza in Bpite of thp wind and niit.
Hut ho had said nothing -with which fiho
could satisfy tho hunger of her soul. "Was
ho trying her trying to mako her love hiin
without giving her anything in return ?
Worso than tha, poor child, ho was not
trving at all. He had never even question
ed whether sho was likely to lovo him.
It was convenient to bo attentive to her or
Jennnelto pretty girls, both tf them when
ho wished todisguUu his fueling for Agatha
Churchill. They www but tho sticks with
which hP threw tho grace hoop. No matter
what became of the sticks, so that ha
crowned the right one,
lie was ill at ease, iiIno, tliis night after
the dance. How was he to give up Agatha?
lie had set his heart on her. Hie was the
first M oman he had ever desired for his wife.
He had llirted often more from a real love
of pleasing, or craving for amusement, than
from genuine malice. When he met Miss
Churchill he hail loved for the first time,
and he was a man to love strongly. Where
he loved he had failed to win. How tho
colors of his life had faded in an hour! What
should ho do? The future ueeincd strange
ly objectless.
Last ot ull. Aguthal Hie bad a trick ot
busying her hands when the wished to keen
from thinking. Shu untwisted her gauzy
turban nnd folded it eurefiillv. Sho took off
r brilliant dress nnd hung it on one of the
nai's which were driven up all around her
little Do oi a room, rno inn away mo
si rneuts with their eves, prepared herself
tor bed ) she then sat tlowti in tier wlulo
wrapper at the window, and threw it wide
open. Mie toll levensii anil welcomed tno
wind winch Mew back her hair ; the mist
which saturated the thin drapery about
her shoulders. There was so much tiro in
her nature that she never took culd, le;tst uf
all, now.
God help me!' she thought, inv heart Is
gone out ot me. I shall never le young
ain, though I am so strong I shall live u
great many years, l oor silly motlil by
on! 1 go near to the caudle to Mini my
wings? Could I not see what Haul Morgan
was a splendid man indeed, but with just
tho same fascination iu his manner toward
every woman 7 His voice was aiways low,
mil so tender in its modulations. The
touch of his hand was different from any
other person's, Nature had made him so.
how could lie help it? And I, what o tool t
nive been! I had expected him to ivik me
to be his wile he has asked mo to waltz
with li i id.'
No matter how late Agetha kept watch
that night. She did not show it tho next
morning. H hen 1 uul .Morgan met iier at
breakfast, her cheek was as cool, her eyes
as clear as ever. She was just us caretully
lressed. And he ho had been n man of
tho world too long to hang out a Hag of dis
tress al his mast-head.
Jt was full tide that day at eleven, and pt
half-past ten they all went to bathe. There
was n long lino of them.ns they stood upon
the beach preparatory to walking into tho
surf. They were arranged gentlemen and
ladies alternately, with a gentleman ut one
end of the line and Agatha Churchill at the
other. Morgan was between Jeannetle
Kandall and Marian Arms. They went on
gaily, breasting billow after billow,
At last came a tenth wave, mightier than
all, lu desperado, bravado, excitement, or
carelessness of life I know not what
Agatha drew her hand from her companion's,
and stood up against it alone. Then there
was a shrik, not from her lips, though, The
underline had caught her and was bearing
her outward. Morgan saw her scarlet
bathing dress floating beyond him. Ho
snatched his hands from tho frightened
girls who clung' to him. He pushed out
after Agatha. He was a bold, strong swim
mer. He made his mightiest strokes. He
caught her by her long, blui k hair. Then
he drew his arm round her lithe, blender
waist, and pushed back yilh her valiantly.
It was a task for sin-h sinews and muscles
us his. A strength less Herculean could
not have achieved it. He laid her on tho
shore at length, high out of reach of tho
waves, and sank himself utterly exhausted
beside her, Had Agalha heard, when she
thought she was drowning, his strong cry,
'Agatha, soul of my soul, I must save you
or perish?'
At any rate, when sho eamo back to con
sciousness, she knew that he loved her.
That afternoon he was admitted to the
little sitting room which sheiiud her mother
shared together. Mrs. Churdiill wisely
went out and left them alone. How lovely
Agatha was; so pale, and yet with wondrous
light breaking like a full sea-tide into her
great gray eyes, and the strong lines of feck
ing qiivoriug round her flexible mouth,
She had never before seemed so charming,
even to him. All the trilling, all thu assum
ed indifference, all the hauteur was gono
from his manner now ; ;dl the coldness from
hers. They had stood that day in the pres
ence of death. All that was false and con
ventional had been rent away. Only tho
truo and real remained. Tho imperious
Miss Churchill was gentle as a little child.
Morgan bent over and kissed tho hand bho
gavo him,
'You have saved my life,' sho Baid. 'How
can 1 thank yon?'
'Hv giving 'no what I most want.'
And that is?'
'Yourself. Agatha the only woman I ever
loved without whom life is not worth tho
price of living.'
'Hut I havo a great many faults.'
I know it, Ho have I, Wo have. Jiuth
lived too long in an artificial atmosphere to
have kept ourselves wholly unspotted from
the world. Wo will begin our reform to
gether to-day.'
'And do you love me as I am, faults and
' As T love my own soul. Do you love me,
'bet my life tell you.'
'TJie life which you givo me; do you not?'
'You havo saved it,' she answered softly;
'it is yours to keep or reject.'
'Deloveil! may God deal with me as I
with you.'
That night their engagement was made
known to tho dwellers ut Sachem's Head.
There were congratulations, and comments,
and pleasant prophesies. Only .leannette
Kandall and Marian Anies had each a secret
to keep. Hut the touch of pain had tried
them us gold is tried by lire, The growing
hatred was transmitted to a tenderness
neither of them had felt for each other
before, The sorrow they bore together and
in silence was a bond neither would caro to
Tho experience would rot hurt them.
Tho love they thought so real had only
stirred tho outer surface of their hearts, lis
blighting but mado their natures deeper and
truer. Their day would come for them too,
bv-nnd-by, with its full radiance,
'Agatha Churchill's was when she married
Paul Morgan.
The Army in Western Virginia,
The editor of tho Gmctle has been per
mitted to ruako tho following extract from
the private letter of an officer to his father,
dated Camp Gaulcy, Va., August 2nd,
For tho first time since I left Camp Donni
son I have a little time at my dinposul, which
1 can call my own. We aro just ono hun
dred mites from Gnyandotte, tho point at
which we left tho boat, and 1 can now travel
my fifteen miles per day without esporienc,
ing muoh fatigue. The bridge at this place
wiis burned down by Wise, and has delayed
our onward maroh. Our float for the trans
portation of troops and wagons is nearly
completed, but whether we will move on
when it is finihhod, I do not know. Wise
now leads us four days; and without cavab
r.v it will bo an iinpqssiliiltv to overtake him.
lie loft behind him at this, point twelve
hundred stand of arms, ono hundred and
fifty kegs of powder; and a largo brass can
non. As ho was forty-eight hqurs in adyajice
of us, ho must linvo been pretty badly
frightened to leavo behind so much valua
ble property. Tho march of our troops
thus far has been extremely praiseworthy.
They have religiously respected ptivato
property, and thus disabused the minds or
the people of Western Virginia, who wer
led to bclieo that Wc came only to plunder
and destroy. Wise lobbed every Union
man of his noi se and wagon, nd even took
provisions which he did not need, and Willi
fully destroyed Ilium. I was told by a gen
tlemmi who rode down to seo our troops aa
they entered Charleston, that ho had hi a.
horso hobbled fivo days in the mountains in
order to keep the rebels from iiudin it,
This was his Brst visit to Charleston Bihce
tho election, as he had made himself odious
to them by drilling three companies of
Union troops, and was forced to keep se
creted. Had wo made our entrance intrj
tho valley six weeks sooner, we could
havo had the assistant o of a whclj rog:
incut of them. Hut the raid of Wise und hia
thieving hol ds, who stole ull of their am
munition and every ;;'iii, scattered tho men,
and rendered them p iwerless. The destruc
tion of Gaulcy bridge was a shameful pieco
of vandalism. It was a line structure, newly
painted, and cost twenty thousand dollars,
and its destruction will detain us but a very
short time.
The march hither from Charleston has
been almost without interest in a military
sense, though to one with an eye for tin)
beautiful in Nature, it has more than com
pensated fur its imaginary perils and real
fatigues. Alter leaving Charleston, tho
character of the country undergoes a con
siderable change, the valley becoming nar
rower, and the hills growing loftier auJ
more preeipiioiis as you udvaneo, till here,
where the tiauley and .New rivers unito in
forming tho Great Kanawha, rugged moun
t;iin spurs, rocky cliffs and pyramidal-shaped
elevations uf wondrous symmetry, char
acterize the scene. Two milss below ar
the celebrated Falls or the Kanawha, tho
music of whoso roar can bo heard for miles
around. The river hero is more than half
a milu in wnltli, and plunges ovor a success
Bionot rocky precipices extending across it
in an oblique direction, vainly attempting
to obstruct its passage. Wcro tho leaps
unite in one, the fall would bo fifty or sixty
feet, and, of cotuse, much more imposing;
but it is grand as it is. and, combined with
tho majestic surroundings, has for mo a
charm scarcely less entrancing than Niagara,
itself. At the present juncture of affairs,
however, your readers can find no cnter
tuiuincnt in the observations of a tourist,
and ore only interested in tho movements
of the grand armies of the Union.
The distatico from Charleston to tho
Gaulcy bridge is thirty-eight miles, and was
accomplished by the army in threo days.
The first night out we icanipe.l in a marsh
hollow, thirteen miles abovo Charleston.
The selection was ono of tho worst that
could havo betit undc; and when the. train
came up, tho night wm.s so far advanced,
and the men so ti'oro'"' '.ly exhausted for
it was late in tho afternoon when tho col
umn was put in motion that both officer
and men dropped down on the morass to
snatch a few hours' repose, with no cover
ing but tho vault of heaven, and no sentinels
but tho stars, F.verything was in the ut
most confusion on tho arrival of tho army;
and, indeed, during its stay at that point
and I have no hesitation in saying that fivo
hundred men could, at any time in the dark
ness, have put the brigade to llight. Tho
next morning insubordination was rank.
Colonels threatened to march their regit
incut out of tho division and return, Cap
tains and lieutenants sworo roundly that
they would send In their resignation at
once; and private, taking their cue from
thoso abovo thiun, protested that they
would rather bo shot than go further under
such a management, A meeting of tho of
ficers of two or thrco regiment was helJ,
and a comniittoo appointed to lay their
grievances before the General. Tho result
was, that all concluded to go on till they
met tho division from MeClellan's column,
under the command of General Kosecrans,
when they would insist upon being truus-!
ferred to his brigade.
Tho weather at present is extremely hot
and oppressive, and being in such closo
proximity to tho river it is a decided luxury.
Wo are just now on short ullowunce, but
the wagon train which was Bent back toe
Charleston two days since, is expected to
arrive this evening with an ample supply.
Tho 21st Ohio Kegiincnt left us at Charleston,
being threo mouths' men, their time of en
listment having expired. They were ad
mirable drilled und were quite a Joss,
An Affecting Incident.
of Gen. Sickles' brigade wcro Bworn into
service of the United States, by a customary
oath. Four regiments had been sworn in,
and each one took the solemn oath, accom
panied and followed v 'th hurrahs. When
the Fifth Kegiment was drawn up iu a lino,
officer of one of the companies, stepping tq
the front, addressed Gen. Sickcls, and re
quested that his regiment might be sworn
iu with prayers. It was too Bolmen a
moment for hurrahs. Tho Gen. told hini
that the chaplains wcro absent, and there
was no one to cull upon to perform the
duty. Tho officer replied that ho would
call upon one under his command, if tho
Gen, would give him leave. Consent, was
was given. The duty was explained to tho
regiment, the ofticor called upon a youth,
17 years of ugo to step to tho front and
lead thi.in in prayer. He immediately took
tho place assigned him, and engaged iu
fervent prayer. Tho whole regiment was
melted into tears, us well as hundreds w ho
were standing around ns witnesses of tho
scene. The man stood weeping after the
prayer was over. So deeply affected was
the Genera!, that he sent for tho chaplains
to come und witness tho scne. It was fronj,
his own )ips that these facts were dovivtrST
A Daring Woman.
The Zuuubvillo Courier states that letters,
have, been receiver? from our army on tho
Kanawha, stating that one of tho soldiers
in tho First Kentucky Hcgiuiont, has been
discovered tQ t,o a woman. Sho enlisted at
Carr.p Clay in Slay last, since which time
sho has faithfully performed all the fatigu
ing duties of ctijnp life, marching over tho
hills and vallies of Virginia with the be6t
of them. She adiuiU that she is a spy, froiq
Georgia, a member of the order of "Knight
of the (iolden Circle," -through the members
of which organization she has often fouud
means to eeud off communications to th
South. Sha had hopes when she enli6ted
of boiiij piiiced in Gen. MeClellan's column,
the doings of which sho desired to report
to the leaders of the Southern army. Sho
refuses to give her name, but says ske is
fully aware of there!!".1 y sk is liable to,
and that she is road t t e sk't, Since hr
discovery bhe has 'inuiu-.oi to pqison tho
soldier who exposal her, but jiqt dangerous
ly. Tho Courier further Btat.es that Gen,
Cox had sent her to Columbus for Safe keep
ing. UcSf Secesssiou editors did not suffer qv.'to
so badly at Manassas as Sesefsion Gener
als. There were four of tho letter and two
of the former the editors of the Home, Ga.,
Southern and Sehivi, Alu,, Index are among
the eluin.

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