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" Methodist, M ulbcrry services 3rd Sun day in each month at 11 o'clock and every Sundny night; He W J Collier, pastor; Sun day School at 9. p.aplist. Mulberry services 1st Sabbath in eaih month at 11 licv Win Huff, jastor. Cuinberlaud Picsbj teiwn, Mulberry au vict's 1st Sabbath in each month at 11 and night; l!ev Jas Campbell, pastor. United Presbyterian, Linco.n services vciy Fnbbath at 11:13 a m; Rev David t ran j.ssUt; undny school at 10. Methodist, Mady Orove, (Shelton's crr,.) Kerviees 1st Sabbath in each month til o'clock; Hot J. Parks, preacher inch lil,e.tv Cruve services 2nd Sabbath at Ham; lit? W A CM. preacher in charge. Cumberland Presbyterian, Oak Grove near -Flyntvillc) -services 4th Sabbath in each month at 11 o'clock; IlcV A W Suth-evle-nd. supply. ." . Methodist, Oak n ill services. 4th Sab 1 ath each month at 10 o'clock. Methodist services '2nd Sabbath at 10 A M; llov W U Lo'wcry, P C. f ? r,uuberland Preso ld mn, Oak Hill, Uev J 11 Tigtrt, pastor. . Prospect, Wells' bill, Saturday before 2d Suiidav, e.u h month, Ke-v li T King, pastor. Hester's Cre k, Saturday tctoie 4th Sun day, each month, llev 15 T King, pastor. , Methodist, Flyntville services 4.h Sab bath atl0:3t) A-, m; Mt. Ibrmon, Flintville rircuit, sol vicel Sabbath at 10:30 am; JMacedonia. Flintville circuit, services 3rd Sabbath ft 10:30 a si lie? W II Anthony, rpreacher in charge. Missionary linptis, Norns Creek, (Ruck ,eye) services 4th Saturday and Sunday in .taih month; lb v G W Dolhy, pastor.- Union, 1st Sundar; Providence, 2nd; I.ib ity Uiove, 3rd; Oak Uiil, 4th; l!ev WT r'J iW, preacher in charge. , hiluh,Melhodist, Bear Mill ville preach ing on 2nd Sunday in each month at 3 r. M., and on Saturday at 11 a. m., belore the 2nd and 4lh Sunday, lie? S il Cherry, pastor .3VIo.ll Dlrootory. 5 ' Vnj cttcvillo rost-Oflicc Tv ail roid leaves every day except Sun- jy at 8:45 a.m.: arrives nt 5c 10 r.M. Supplies t'le following oflici-s: Kelso, Lincoln, Flynt- ville, Orcson. George's Store, Flora, Hunt's Station, Salem, Winchester and Decherd. Shelby ville stage arrives Monday, Wed nesday and Friday at 11 a..m.; leaves same days at 2 P. m. Supplies Mulberry, Lynch l.uVg, Uoouevillo, County Line, Shelbyville. liuntsvillo stage leaves Monday. nd Thursday at 8 a. m.; arrives Tuesday and Friday at u i. m. Supplies Goshen, llanle Green. Meridianvillc and Uuntsville. Shelbyville hack leaves Mondays and Thursdays at 8 a. m.; arrives Tuesday and Friday at 5 r. w. Supplies Norris Creek, Chestnut Uidge, Hawthorne and Shelbyville. Pulaski horso arrives every Saturday at 11:0Oa; leaveasame daya.l'J:30. Supplies Cyrusti.n, Millville, Pisgah, llradihaw and Pulaski.'. ; . , - . '- lilanche horse leaves every Tuesday and Friday Kt 8 a. m ; ariives Wednesday and Saturday at 3 r. m. Supplies Camargo, Mo lino, Cold Water, Blanche. Hoona Hill horse arrives every Satur day at VI m; Icavcft same day at 1 I'M. Petersburg horseleaves Saturday at 8 a m; arrives it urn same day. Supplies Lonfiow Station and Petersburg. Money Orders can bo vlU n d at this of .fice upon post ofl'iccs in all parts ef the U tiiUid Slates. A list cf Money Order oilices nay be seen cn application. - llatesof com uHsion for Money Oidcrs arc as follows: ICol exceeding 15 10 cents Over 13 and not exceeding 430.... 15 do do 30 ; do do 40 20 do ,4o . 4U do do CO 23 do W. B. DOUTHAT, P. W. CountyOfflocrs. . V. CarteryCounty Judge. A. ft. Fu'ton, C'erk Chancery Court V. I'. Morgan, do Circuit do P. D. PmycV, do County do' J.t. T. llotUn l. Shenfl. it. W.Ct-uuts. W. A. Miilird. W. A Cun. IMnjlinui. Upu'y-Sheriirs. Hnry Henderson, Tiust JStCO. 11. i. TliMnrn" n, KoEisier. .1, II. I', t u lt'T Oounly-Snrveyor. !'. J. Kive, Sup't of I'ul.lic SoLols. ,1, II. Mori: an, Coroner.' V 0. Wallace. Uanjer. 3V. O. WA - A - Eslablished -Oscember I51fa. - WashiiigtonAdventuro Advice cf a False Friend Mr. West- moreland'g Jealousy. "So yon arc sure," 'said, as the' were promenading in the Capitol Grounds, Washington, James Westmoreland,, a tall, handsome' young man,', to his friend, lerey. Beers, .who, was slightly older than he, and about whose personal appearance there was nothing striking except his eyes, whose expression was sin gularly sinister and mischievous "so you are sure, Percy, that Janet Walden has promised Ed ward Bow ker to many himr"' ! Sure! Why, James, Ed Bow- kcr shaving his wedding-clothes made at Nronsieur Bouviile's merchant-tailor shop on Pennsylva nia avenue, and he has told his aunt, Mrs. Brooks, to write to her son William to come home from Cincinnati by the. last of this month,so that he may beE's groomsman. Go to Bouville's and find it out for yourself if you disbelieve. But you ought to know that I am your friend, and don't want you to make a.fool of yourself by running, vas you tto, alter a gm . w no is eecreny engagedtb another ''man. j Give her the cold shoulder, James, be fore it is too late; that s my ad vice, and you'll find it ' is gbod advice. I have an idea that she is still leading you 'to believe that she'll marry you in order to deceive her mother,who likes you better than Ed Bowker. Her and Ed's game probably is to get ma mod without her mother's knowledges ud tell her only when it is too late. In what a fine predicament you would iiridyour self in that event, J ames? Why you'd be the laughing-stock' ol the whole cityl'f . .... ' .: Westmoreland' made nn excuse-to leave Beeis, to be alone. Xo sooner had he departed than he gave full Vent to his jealous rage. His face was almost livid, and his handsome Tace became distorted as he hissed tohimself: 'The false, treacherous creat ure, she has made me believe she loved me, and 1 bestowed upon her all the affections of my ar dent heart, and now she prefers to me a fellow; whom I know to be my inferior in every respect! Ah, b'ut to think , that I'd allow niyseit to be treated in tins in-: famous manner! How little she knows of what stuff I am made! She shall never become his wife even if .1 June to kill her !'"T" llie more he reflected iipon the disclosure which'. "Percy Beers had made to him, the more in tense became his furv. He past ed a horrible, slcepk s nig it,, and the most" diabolical schemes to prevent Janet Walden from. mar rying Ed Bowker Constantly je eurred to him. ? s. , ' When he left his couch next morning he resolved to ascertain whether Beers had told liim the truth, and then strike a 'terrible blow at the girl he had loved so well, and-whom he now -'hated with almost ferocious energy. He dropped into M. Bouville's tailor-shop, on Pennsylvania av enue, and ordered a new'suit,. f" While the obsequious french man took his measurt, r West-( moreland said, carelessly! ' v-' -."I have been told that Mr. lid Bowker has ordered his wedding suit of you. Is it true!'". . 'Ah, yes, sir, it is true.' ' "Do you know wliat lady Mr. Bowker is to marry?" Yes, sir; Miss Janet Miss Janet let nie see, sir; Miss Jan et" '; ' . "Walden?" suggested he. "Yes, sir; Miss Janet Wal den," replied the Frenchman. Had Westmoreland inquired who told M. Bouville that,' he would have learned 'that no other than Percy Beers had been his informant. But he did not. put the question, and left , the shop fully convinced that Janet was to become Ed BowkerVwife. He directed his steps to the fine brown-stone 'housed where Miss Walden was ''livnur "with her mother, the widow of.a weal - thv banker. , ' The vounsr lady had risen that morning wiui a w ith a headache, and, in consequence, she was a little feverish and-nervous when Mr, Westmoreland entered the room where she and her mother .'were seated. After a few remarks on indilFerent subjects, on which the young man succeeded in hiding the bitter feelings that filled his heart, he fixed his eyes intently upon the young lady and said to her: "Janet, dear, will it be ogree- able to you if we get married be fore the Iat of this month.'' "Oh, James, you: must -'not tease me about t hat yet. I do not feel wfll to day, as I told you before; and, at any rate, I don't V rk 1 El JJ. I JHJ v liLjJldJEi CE, 'Let all 1850 T wan't' to "get married so; soon, u think I'm right, raara- Don't you mar17' "But, my dear," replied her mother, "if "Mr." Westmoreland is desirous that you should get married " "Well; Vm riot,"- ci-ied Janet snappishly, "and that settles it. Let us drop the subject." Westmoreland said nothing, but he;thcrtigh1'"that"hisworst fears- wero-confinned; A' Tew minutes later he said with a great eiToit: . .-j "Janet, if vour head aclies so bad, a-long ;ri dc this:n1terilo'on lhight be good Tor"ybii afterclin- cr?",..f "YesjV 'csshcittniecRljii ght- enmg up. "l lie weatlier is very fine to-day, and"! shall enjoy a long drive. So you may call witlO your. 1 buggy J Rafter dlriher, but only on one . oondition.'l 'What is 'that condition?" he naked.:, oHA VTIL70U Tliat you ddn't talk about our wedding-day during the drive," she replied. He bit his lip in silent rage, and left, Mrs. and Miss Walden wondering w hat had caused his face to assume so strange an ex pression. a 't i . f,;-.. r That fettles atjVh6 ftyut fered, as he ivadieavirigi ihe: house. "She was -impudent enough to let the cat out of the baer. Ah, M iss'Jaiief Walden, if you knew wliat Is in store for you during the ride vou are going to take with me this afternoon! If you knew that your hours are num bered I" he added "with a dia bolical chuckle. ' "I will keep you -with 'me in Uhc b n g g y until after dark, and then, by mistakeha!' ha! ha! by' mie- takc I wnl take the route lead ing to the precipice among the rocks on Hock Creek, and I will whip my horse so furiously that he will jro rijrht down with vou! I know; where to jump off. -That shall be your punishment, you fa i r-sk i niied , fa i r-fa ecd serient V7 At five o'clock Mr. Westmore lie neipcu fjanet into the buggy no one would have been, able to see in his "demeanor any indica tion of the fell purpose that ani mated him. Janet was more amiable to ward him than she had been in the morning. "James," she said, quite ten derly, as they were entering the old race-couse at -a brisk trot, "I have' to beg your pardon." "My pardon? he asked, with a frigid smile. "You have done nothing to me, so far as I know." ttYcs, I have, James," she said eariK'stly.XIvashkTnd to you this morriingy arid I" want you to forgive me for it." "When you asked me this morning to fix our wedding-day, I "K'ttishly refused; I-was sick.' I ani sorry for, what:! clitl. Vill y on forgi"TQ. niCj Jampsf; r v f 3 Ile'turued' towtrrd Janct-with a strange expression of counte nance. "Let me ask one question?" he said. "What is it, dear?" .she asked, sweetest smile, j j with her fw "Will you marry me before the last of this month, Janet?" "James,J, have rnvj reasons for putting ofTtlieliappy'day a lit- tic longer- "Uieu tell me your reasons, . he' fi;iid,' ahnost; imfwriously. "Yes no, dear," she replied, in an imploring tone, "don t in sist on my telling you those rea son. A hy do you frown bo darkly?" slie added. Then she said w ith' an afth ?mie : ; L lia vc I r.,..f:'iVM f. ; r ' . i I t? 1 gam iu tuir uruuiug-ua. t . . . .. v , . . 4 "Yes, a suriirisc, but a pleas ant one." she renlied. ; ."James. 1 '.tMnmift mn tfvo,. What ails you?" "Nothing, nothing," he said, shaking his head. , "X know better," she insisted. But he refused to admit the truth of her eharjre. For a time It he v rode along in silence. Then : he began to speak to her in a I 'pleasant tone on indifferent sub- Meets. ow her answers were! 1 mm . land drove his stylish buggy up to jMrs; ) WJenM j W ; jllc was" calm arid 'collected,' 'and as monosyllabic He had hurt her home, lwo hours later a mes feelings. He tried to cheer her nger called at her house and up, nndiwas finally ; successful. 'informed her that she had left "Jaincs," hc;said, at fast, "f something at the jewelry store, wish youMdo mcTa fiivor." i"Xow, lctme see," she mused, "A" favor? Certainly, Janet,". "What can it be? Here, is my he replied..", ' pocket-book, and there'.; 'on 'the "It is this;". . Percy Beers is al-'. sofa w my "fan," and, I have my wavs hanging around you.. "What of it?1 ( He is a good friend ofvmine.."'',,r, :'. ; : . , "I doubt it very 'much. ? Oth- crwise he would not. have acted toward roc as he did." v .. j ; AVcst moreland turned sjiarply, toward her. It had grown dark ! by this time,' and he turned his horse quickly into a certain road, I the ends thou aim'st at he whi)ping it until the goaded an imal, fie wT along at a fearful rate. "How did Percy Beers act to ward you?" he asked. ; ' "It "was the ether day, at Mrs. Benson's party. He was walk ing with me in the green-house, and suddenly, as we stood be hind a large shrub he kissed me!" V "Kissed you!" ;"Yes. I slapped him in the face for it. Xext day he came to our house, and mother, whom I had informed of what he had done, ordered him out of the house. ' He became, abusive and said to her that he'd play us trick. To-dav at noon he pass ed by my window with Edward Bowker. 1 sat there, and Beers bowed to me with a malicious smile." ' i "Great God! can that be true?" exclaimed Westmoreland, iu a tone of horror. . "What is the-matter?" 6hc said, wonderingly. - He made no reply, but tried to stop the horse, which was dash ing along at a fearful rate. . "Janet," he theii , whispered, in a voice hoarse . with terror, "rise and cling to me! It is a matter of life or death!" So saying he clasped his arm around the waist of the aston ished girl, got up and jumped with her out of the buggy. r Two seconds after that a loud crash was heard.' the horse and busrsrv having: fxnedown the precipice to the bank of Bock Creek, about 6ixty feet belowr. vl But Janet Walden had no ear for that. . She was bending over the senseless body of her lover, who had been seriously injured by the fearful leap, while she had escaped uninjui'ed. , She tried to revive him; but in vain. At last she went to a house in the neighborhood and brought assistance. .Westmore land was found to have. broken both legs, and he was . confined for. .months to a couch of pain. But he bore it all cheerfully, for Janet was nursing him with the I atience and kindness of an angel. When he had fully recovered he married her, but before start ing with heron his bridal trip he wrote the following note to Percy Beers : "I .frhall be absent from the city for three weeks. . If I. hear that you are still here at the tin e of my return I shall shoot 1 A 1 1 A y tu at sight. , i ou Know wnar for, and also that I shall keep my word. ' - . ;'- : "James Westmoreland. . ': Mr. Beers thought it prudent to leave the city before Mr. Westmoreland returned. -.. ' - -. . Westmoreland never told his wife what a wicked purpose he had had in regard to' her, but he tried to atone for it bjr' behaving as a model husband toward her. i . ....... ' :. I wpnder full often, my darling lov, , ; My tad with the bonny blue eye, , . What thy faie in Ibis changeable world Wilt b&j p " J T i; : And then auswer it with a s;gh. Fof the strangest fancies will come and go, : And the sircst thought ari.oe ; -That ever took shape in a mother's brain . Who would fain for thy sake be wise. I wonder sometimes if the lavs is born Who bis helpmeet in life will be ? Will she love my boy for himself alone, As he ha been lored by me? 1 Will she 6ee hid faults in a tender light ; And think it no irksome rare, - , .. y When time shall come fur pain or b be, His-burden in part to bear? r : r: And will he be kind to her who wears . Tbe "'', WgW fw Sw make the star of her fond hope s r him, hope set In leant, and her oar ffrow dim' , .,, . . . Perhaps it au lies with me to trata Aud fashion him at my will, Whether then the sum of my darling's years Endelh welt for them both, or ilL This much I ask : may I do my part With the merciful help of Heaven, Lest I should be called to a last account For the trust ih.it my God hath given.' While my boy is pliant and young and true, Like to wax in my loving hand, Let me mould his temper anil heart and mind Till a max a mon men he stands! ' ... - - A lady in Portland, Maine, called at a jewelry store, and af- ter making a purchase went rn i . igoia waicn, ami my iKJiiiiei win', where h my bonnet i oh, jthcre it js on the floor; it fell off tbc table and really I : can not think what" I have forgotten Y hy, to be surerJIow abscnt- minded I am! I declare if.-1 haven't forgotten my . precious, darling "littlo babe!" , Arid she bad only this and nothing more. thy Country's, thy God's, and THURSDAY, JCLY New Burial of Sir John Moore. -Not a drum was heard, be- cause tiie drummer was not feeling well and asked to be ex cused, nor a funeral note of any 1Y MM Kind, as nis corpse to me ram parts we hurried, not a single son-of-a-gun of a soldier dis charged his farewell shot o'er the grave where the remains of the late Mr. Moore were depos ited. The farewell 'shot busi ness was omitted on account of thegrcat scarcity of ammunition. We buried him darkly at the dead of night, and did the best a!job we could for him under the circumstances. , V c coiihl not borrow, beg or steal a pick or shovel in the entire .neighbor hood, and were obliged to turn the sods with our bayonets, which by the way was the first thing that had been turned by said , bayonets since we ; had been dialled. Wc did all this by the struggling moonbeams' misty light and the lantern dim ly burning, wi;h just half c nough oil in it, and a strip of an old flannel undershirt for a wick. Few and short were the prayers wc said, the captain being home on a furlough. and no one within forty miles to take his place. We spoke not a word of sorrow, our time being somewhat limi ted, as the enemy was not ftr distant, and advancing with, gi gantic strides. We thought, as we hollowed his narrow bed and smoothed down his lonely pil low w;ith a canteen; that the foe and stranger would tread o'er his head, and we far away on the billow; but not too far, how ever, as the enemy out-numbered us about seven to one. Lightly they'll talk of the spir it that's i gone, and . wonder where , they can get another flask filled with the 6ame, and o'er his cold ashes upbraid him, knowing, of course, that lie is in no condition to defend himself; but little they'll reck if they let him sleep on in a grave where a Briton has laid him, and not bother him to get up and take out a burial permit or ask him to pay ground rent. We wish hereto correct the impression that slowly and sadly we laid him down from the field of his fame, fresh and gory. Wo. did no such a thinjr.' The corpse was washed and put in good shape, and wc defy any man to show that there was a drop of gore about him. It is true that we carved not a line and we raised not a stone, because there was no stone-mason handy who would do the job at reasonable figures. About ! this time we heard the distant random gun that the foe was sullenly firing, so we adjourned the funeral, left the" deceased. alone in his glory, and made ourselves scarce in that vicinity. Endorsing and Going Bail. These are two of. the great evils of the day, and we cordi ally endorse the following sen sible remarks: "It appears that it Is some times necessary to swear off other things besides whiskey drinking.- A man up in ,New York state, who had lost con siderable money by endorsing the commercial paper of friends, recently went before a magis trate and took a solemn oath that he would from" that time forth nevermore endorse any paper of a ' pecuniary val ue. Some man with ' the "gift of gab" who is casting about fcr an easy way to make a living might strike a bonanza here by the organization of a" reform movement of this ' kind:" The reason for signing such a pledge would be nearly it not quite as Btrong as those for signing the temperance pledge.' The 'en dorsement, of -.commercial pa;)er for friends amounts to 'almost as great an evil as social drink ing. It is the cause of a vast amount of financial distress o ver'the whole-country, -and we venture to say that statistics would show :t that it . produces nearly as mtny murders and suicides as the., use of strong drink." - " - - Of course tin r3 are cases in commercial transactions and in legal proceedings ..where, the practice is proper "and necessa ry, but we refer to the indis criminate methods- now in vogue. A man may not intend to "stick" his friend,' bnt un foreseen causes - may;; lead to that result. Over on West Hill, says the Burlington Ha wleye, a man wants to match his hired; girl a gainst time for . ?500, to smash one thousand china cups in thousand quarter hours; one gate money to go to the man, and push shots barred. Truth's." 10, M . CLAY AND BENTON. An Old-Time Quarrel ia tha Senate. , A Greencastle, Iud., letter says: : The men who were in the public service with the giants, Webster, Clay, Calhoun, Dou glass and the other statesmen so well-known to the elders of the present generation, and of whom so little is known to the youn- r men of the day, have be come very lew m number. A mong those who were in Con gress with these leaders is Hon. F..E. McClain -of Greencastle. Mi-. McClaiu was tlectetl to the Thirty-first Congress, without opposition, from his district in Ivcritucky ;.and served two years, when his failing health compell ed him to decline, a rcnomi na tion. Ho enjoyed 'a personal acquaintance willi. Webster, Clay and the other great . men of that body, and was a close observer of them and the affairs of the time. He recently gave me some interesting reminiscen ces never before published,'.' He was an admirer of , tho. oratory of Webster, .who, however, in his intercourse with the mem bers was very reclusive, though he tried hard to be social. When he smiled it reminded one of a ghastly grin. lie was much more respect ful to his apponents than was Calhoun, who would not toler ate any differing fro'm his opin ions. . Calhoun was , unable to be present at the opening of the session on account of ill health, and it was evident that he had not much longer , to live. In this connection there is an . an ecdote of Senator Benton that has never been published. Bon tori had met both Clay and Webster' in debate, and ; was itching for a contest 'with uaiuoun. when the latter re? turned to his seat he made a bitter speech' against Benton's party, whose friends expected him to reply. But Benton took no notice ot the attack, bome of his friends, Mr. McClain a raong the number, asked lor an explanation. Drawing himself up with all the dignity imagin able, he replied: "When the Almighty lays His hand on a man I take mine off." Benton was probably the most egotistical mau America ever produced. He had a hab it of talking to himself, and as he frequently passed the hotel where Col. McClain, Col. Mar shall, of Kentucky, and oilier members stayed, it became the subject of frequent remark. One evening Col. Marshall accos ted him with the-interrogation: "Scnatcr Benton, why do you talk to yourself so much?" With great dignity Benton re plied: "Col. Marshall, I can tell you very earnestly and very truly why I talk to myself. I love to talk to a great man, and I love to hear a great man talk." Benton also had a fight with Henry Clay, on the floor, which was carefully suppressed from the newspapers. Clay had made a direct attack on Benton, to which the latter undertook to' reply. As a wit and humor ist he had not ah equal in Con gress. Heading a long adver tisement of a cure-all from a newspaper, he sarcastically compared it with Clay's Omni-, bus bill, then before the House, saying that as Townsend's was the only meritorious sarsaparil la, so all the measures incorpo rated in the bill were objectiona ble until gathered up. by Mr. Clay, lie kept the Senate in a , ;-oar for some time, much to the! chagrin of Clay, who finally interrupted him with: "Wrhen Mr. Benton was can - vasVuig his district in Missouri, he opposed the admission of po California as a State." Mr. Benton replied: "I want to say to the distinguished Senator that I gave the lie to that statement three months a go, but I now release the insti- A. . . . . 1 h. t.s . Vil f AH responsible for it. I pick it npU anu ram u uown me uirum m the Senator; let him swallow it; it he can." "Clay replied: "1 take it and hurl it back m the face of the gentleman with ine co mViii a . " "" oflercd; and let him, for the rest of his life, keep the slander inj 1 the casket where ho keeps. the! A rathcrflashiby dressed young other slander." This was said lady, in company with her moth with a gesture to the cravat, un-!cr, was coming out of church, derstood by all familiar with the and while coming down the mas politics of that time, referring . si ve stone steps the old lady slip- to a ooynoou jnuiscrcuoi lu.pcu aim ncm uunu neamuiig uj Benton. It was only with dif-'thc side-walk. The daughter, ficnlty, by the interposition of 4 horror-stricken, hid her face in Senators, that an encounter be--a $25 handkerchief, and instead tween them was prevented. The of helping her mother she blurt aflair was quickly huaed upjed out: "Oh, mother, such an but W43 much talked of by j idea! IIow could you fall here! members at the time. I'm sorry J came out with you!' Proprietor. VOL nVRO. 20. Sip of Xun. Absolutely false A set of artificial teeth. A faint heart will never win a fair lady half as quick as a fat pocket-book, The young man who works hard, saves his money, and ffets his hair shaved short, is preparing lor marriage. A great writer says: Some people are born Christians." But thercV no occasion for worrying over the matter; they generally outgrow it. . A woman who can write a let ter without two-thirds of her tongue protruding through her mouth, is fitted for a better sphere than this. . What they call cheek in Texas is to have a lot of drummers come into the State and hold a convention for the purpose of remodeling the State laws. There's a good deal of human nature about strawberries. The big fellows naturally trample on tno ntue ones, and as a conse quence are always seen at the top of the box. Uncle Jumbo was caught with a stolen chicken hid in his hat, and when asked how it came there he replied: "Fore de Lord, boss, dat fowl must a crawled up my breeches leg." We should like to kiss the sweet little creature who said that fire flies were made by God to "yite ze lttle froggies to bed. If she is. seventeen years old, bring her around all the same. jv rich xew xorkcr 13 so fearful that his daughter may marry a coachman that he ha taken her and statted for China. r i . - uvi ne must reraemoer there is a Coch-in-China, too. ihe ilmira Uazette knows a I girl who will wrestle with a cro quet mallet in the hot sun for hours and not complain. But just ask her to hang on to the wooden end of a broom for a few minutes and she'll have a fit. , That was neat, says a Boston paper, the remark of a lawyer on Washington street,the other morning. ' A friend accos ted him, "John, I wish you would change this twenty dollar bill lor mer' The blushing, but pleased attorney lifted his liat and replied, "My good boy, you flatter me, you flatter melr "We heard a son of Erin," says the Council Bluffs (la.) Ltloue, trying to surround Mary and her lamb the other day, and this is the way he understood it: 'Bjgorra, Marj had a little shape, . And the wool was white entoirelj, An' wherererllary would stir her stumps, The young: shape would follow her complatel., A Discreet Colored .Preacher A negro . preacher described hell as ice cold, where the wick ed froze to all eternity. Asked why, he said : "Cause I 'don't dare tell dem people nuffin else. Why, if I say hell is warm, some of dem old rheumatic niggers be wantin' to start .down clcre de very fus' fros'." ' A waiter was told by a coun tryman to "bring something of what he had.". The waiter brought him a regular dinner upon small dishes, as the usual form, and set them around his plate. The countryman survey ed them carefully a moment, and then broke out: "Well, I like your samples; now bring on your dinner!" 4 Everything, says the Xorri?- town Herald, is about two weeks late this spring. Even' the sea serpent which regular'y makes its debut at the watering places a!,(nit this time of the year, has not yet appeared. We cannot decide which seaside to honor with our presence until wc know at which one the sea serpent is going to board. Talk of the bravery of the sterner sex. Do you remember Ithe first time you asked her, VhUe you take my arm?" you trembled all over like the narrative of a stump tail dog, and experienced the ; sensation of having swallowed iyour Adam's apple, what did r wf she dor Wny, she toolc your arm as coolly as she would eat k, J SUSPENDED IN Alii. A Thoxi3aiid Fest Above the Roar ing Waters of the Arkansas. Charles May and his brother Robert, in the spring of 1ST0, of fered to pass 00,000 railroad ties down tho Arkansas river from the mountain source in Colora do. lie says: "Our offer was accepted, w hen we started into the upper en trance of the canon with a large skiff, provided with six days' provisions and 1:00 feet of roie, lit- L!.l. V i -I iui vuucii, oy taxing a running turn round some firmly-planted object, we could lower our boat 100 feet at a time. Iuthis way, at the end of three days, having set adrift many hundred ties, we reached the entrance to the Koy al George. Here wc discovered that to attempt to descend the waterfall with two in the boat was certain destruction, and to return was impossible. I deter mined to lower my brother clown the fall in the boat, a distance of 200 feet, give him the rope and let him take the chance of the canon life seemed more cer tain in that direction- while I would risk my physical ability to climb the canon wall, which was about 2,000 feet high. "About 10 o'clock in the mor ning I shook hands with my brother, lowered him in the boat safely to the foot of the fall, gave him the" rope, and saw him no more. Then, throwing aside my coat, hat and boots, and strip ping the socks ironvmy feet, I commenced my climbing way, often reaching the height of one or two hundred feet, only to bo compelled to return to try some other way. At length, about 4 o'clock in the aftemoon,I reach ed a height upon the smooth can on wall of about a thousand feet. Here my further progress was arrested by a shelving ledge of rock that jutted out from1 the canon side a foot or more. To advance was without hope; to return, certain death. Reaching upward and onward T 'grasped the rim of the ledgo Avith one hand and then with the other. my feet s'ipped from the smooth side of the canon, and , my body hung suspended tn the' air, one thousand feet above the roaring waters of the Arkansas. ' "At that instant I looked down ward to measure t ie distance I would have to fall when the strength of my arms gave out.' A stinging sensation crept thro my hair as my eye caught the strong root of a cedar bush that projected out over the ledge, a little beyond my reach. Myt rrmcn minTi f Ka rim 41a 1-w1nr was yielding to the weight of. my person. Then I determined'" to make my best effort to raise my body and throw it sideways toward the root, so as to bring it within my grasp.' At the mo-' ment of commencing the effort I saw the face of my mother as she leaned out oyer the ledge, reached down her hand and caught me by the hair. Stran ger, my mother died while yet a ' young woman, wnen 1 and my brother were small boys, but I remember her face. ' I was sue-' cessful in making the side leap of my arms, when I drew ' my self up the ledge and rested 'for ' a time. From here upward mv ' climbing was laborious, but less ' dangerous. I reached the top of the canon just as the sun was ' sinking down behind the snowy range, and hastened to our camp at the mouth of the canon, where I found my brother all safe. Charley said he, 'have you liad your head in a flour sack?' It was then I discovered that my hair w as as white as you see it now." . A lady from Georgia, visit ing 6ome relatives in Xcw York, was very much shocked the oth er day at one of her nieces. fhcy went into a shoo store and he niece asked to sea some higu-buttoncd boots, Isro. 2 s. The handsome clerk brought them, whereupon the young la dy took a seat and coolly threw ncr icg. upon one of. the clerk's knees, who was kneeling before ler, that he might take the old boots off, and, put ou the new ones. '1 no clerk becan at tho jottom button, and was gradu ally going higher up tho young lady's ankle, when the Georgia spinster became so excited that she began to belabor the young man with her parasol for daring to take such liberty with her niece that down South would, have cost him his life. The young lady was highly incens ed at her conduct, because what had passed was of every day oc uerrence in New York, and no one there tjiought anything of it. ' It--coats ?3oS.S0 man in. Virginia. to hang a One-hall Panola count vMiss.. is delinquent. Virginia . pays 19,000,000 per annum for whiskey, but cannot meet the annual i itcre&t on her debt. The number of cans of pcach- cs packed last yti approxi mate about 12.000;Os'K);tomntoes 18,000,000, and oni . from !, 000,000(0 3,)0,001).'' '