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Dovvagiac, Uctober loth, 1SG1
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' AWARD'S BOOKSTORES
; ' MORTGAGE SALE. ;
DEFAULT having been made in the condition
Of a certain indenture of Mortgage, payable
bv installments, executed by Emil Michael, of the
village of Dowagiac, County of Cass and State of
Michigan, to Daniel M. McOmber, of said village,
County and State, on the fourth day of May,
A. 1. 185'J, and recorded on the thirtieth day of
June, in the same year, in the office of the Register
of Deeds of said "County of Cass, in Liber 11 of
Mortgages, on pages D'J'2 and 5D3, on which, said
Mortgage, two installments being now due and
onpaid, together with interest on the whole amount
to date, there is claimed to be due at the date of
this notice, the sum of one hundred and fortv-four
dollars and sixty-eight cents, and no suit at law or
in Chancery having been instituted to recover the
same or any part, thereof. Therefore, notice 's
hereby given, that by virtue of a power of sale
contained in said Mortgage, now become operative,
and in pursuance of the statute in such case made
and provided, the premises therein described, to
wit: All those certain pieces or parcels of land
situate; lying and being in the County of Cass and
State of Michigan, and known and described, as
village lots numbers ninctr-two (92) and ninty
three (93,) in McOmber'a addition to the village of
Dowagiac, . will be sold at public vendue, at the
west door of the Court House, in Cassapolis, in
said Conty of Cass, on Saturday, the twenty-sixth
day of April next, at one o'clock in the afternoon
of said day,, to satisfy the amount then due on
said Mortgage, together with costs of foreclosing
the same. ' , . "
DANIEL McOMBER, Mortgagee.
James Scllitax, Attorney for Mortgagee.
Dated, January lth, A. D.18G2. janlG-S9wl4
- MORTGAGE SALE.. ."
DEFAULT having been made in the condition
of a certain indenture of Mortgage, executed
bv Amos Jackson, of Elkhart County,-and State
of Indiana, to Rnfus D. Heed, of the County of
Cass and State of Michigan, on the twenty-eighth '
dav of November, A. II. 1S54, and recorded Decern .'
ber eleventh. A. D. 1 S54. in the ofiice of the Regis-!
ter of Deeds nf Cnss Conntv, Michigan, in Liber ;
E of Mortgages, on pages 3il and Si2, on which, ( A quick, wild cry of despair. : -said
Mortgage there is claimed to be due at the )
date of this notice, .the sum of three huudred . The younger glances have found it first
dollars and fourteen cents; and no suit at law or , . j K..:r. ' "
in chancery having been instituted to recover the I record 80 ,ad aud 80
same or any part thereol. xnerciore, notice is j
herebv1 friveil. that bV virtue Of a DOWCr of Sfllc )
contained in said Mortgage, Dow become operative, j
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nuu iu uisuancc 01 tnc Stainie III sucu ease muue l .uuriajij wuuuucu iuub. ajoi.ii - .
and provided, the premises therein described, to J Alas 1 it is all too true
wit : The west half of the north-west quarter, and ; v . ., . . a . . , . . ' . .
the west half of the south-west quarter of section aNo the braTe aIone but. tlie fond d fur
No. ten (10, iu tuwnhip No. seven (7,) south of j
Range No. sixteen (1(5) west, containing oue hun-j
dred and sixty acres of land more or less, situate j
iu the Count v of Cass and State of Michigan, will j
be sold at public vendue, at the west door of the
Court House in Cassapolis in said County of Cass,
on Monday, the seventeenth day of March next, at
the hour of one o'clock in the afternoon, to satisfy
the ninuuut then due on said Mortgage, together
with the costs of foreclosing the same. 1
. , RUFUS D.. REED, Mortgagee. .
AxniiEW J. SniTn, Attorney for Mortgagee.
- Dated, December iiSd, ltStil. - I !oc2ft-S0wl2
THE CIRCUIT' COURT FOR TnE COUNTY
OF CASS, lX CUANCERYj ; , . 1
Charles Clarke, - V At a session of said
- ' Complainant, j Conrt, held at the Court
tt. House, in Cassapolis, in
Henry D. Palmer, Mary said County, on the 12th
E. Palmer and Peter - j day of December, 1SG1.
Tietsort, 1 Present, Hon. Nathaniel
- '-' ' Defendants. J Bacort, Ciicnit Judge.
It satisfactorily appearing to this Court, that j
the Defendant, I eter tietsort, is a non-resident ot j
tins trau and' mat tiso auV'Hena xo appear ana
answer herein cannot be served opon him because
of his absence from the State : It is on motion of
Clarke A Spencer, of Counsel for the Complainant,
ordered that said Defendant. Peter Tietsort. cause i
hi appearance in tLi tause to be entered, and
notice thereof given to ttie Vomplauiani solicitors j
within three1 months' from the date of this order,
and that In case-of hi appearance,, he cause his
answer to the Complainant's bill to beliled and a j
copy thereof to be served upon the Complainant' a
Solicitors in twenty days from the service of a copy
of said bill and itotice of this order, and in default
of his said appearance or of such answer, that
said bill be taken as confessed by him : And it is
further ordered; that vithin twenty days the Com
plainant cause a notice or copy of this order to be
published in the Cass County Republican, a news
paper published in said County, once in each week
for six successive weeks, or that he cause a copy
of thi order' to be personally served upon sail
Defendant, Tietsort, at least twenty days before
the time herein prescribed for his appearance- ,
1 A true copv.l N. BACON. Circuit Judge.
Attest, CHARLES O. LEWIS, Register.
, Clarkb i Si-ENtER, Solicitors lor Complaiuant.
" " dec2G-56w7
, i PROBATE ORDER.
STATE OF MICHIGAN County of Cass. ss.
At. a' session of the Probate Court for the
County of Cass, holden at the Probate Oilice, in
Cassapolis, on Monday the twenteith day of Jan
uary, in tlie year ne tlioiiMind eight hundred
and sixtv-two. Present Clifford Shanahan, Judge
of Probate. In the mutter of the cstateof William
LongsduS', deceased. i)a reading and filing the
petition duly' verified," Of' George Longsdnff,
praving for. letters of Administration, on the estate
of "aid deceased- . , -
;Tberinpon" it is ordered, that Saturday, the
fifteenth day of February next, at ten o'clock
in the forenoon; be assigned for the hearing of
said - petition, and that the heirs at law of said
deceased, and all ottier ersons interested in said
estate, are required to appear at a session of said
Court, then to be holdeu nt the Probate Office,
iu Cassapolis, and show cause, if any there be, why
the prayer of the petitioner should not be granted.
And if is further ordered, that said petitioner
-give notiee to th persons interested in said estate,
of the pendency ot said petition, and the hearing
thereof, by causing a copy of this order to be pub
lished iu the Cass Count v uepublican, a newspaper
printed and circulating in said Comity of Cass, for
three successive week previou to said day vf
hearing. . . C.SHANAHAN,
iA true copy.1' -' " t - ' Judge of Probate,
aniwry 50, 162;, , j . jan25-40w3
' PROBATE NOTICE. ' '
STATE OF MICHIGAN County of Cass Pro
bate Court. Whereas, application has been
made to said court by Joseph V. Lee, Executor
of the estate of Wilson Blackmnn, deceased, for
the final settlement of his administration accounts
in said estate: ..- -
And, whereas, "no commissioners have 'been
appointed to examine and adjust the claims against
said estate: , .
' Notice is therefore hereby gfven that the first
Saturday in March next, - has been appointed
by said court for examining and adjusting the
claim against said estate, and for the final settle
ment of the same, nt the Probate Office, in Cass
apolis, of said couuty, nt ten o'clock in the forenoon,
at which.timeand p'lace all persons having claims
against said estate will present them to said court
for final settlement. .- , - - ! -'
And it is hereby ordered that, the above notice
be publLslied in the Cass County Republican once
in each week for four weeks iu 'succession, imme
diately preceding said settlement. -J i
, C. SHANAHAN. Jodiie of Probate, j
January 2'.i, 1802. ' - " febl-ilw .
. , SHERIFF'S SALE. K .',. ..,v,
BY virtue of a writ of execution issued out of
and nmler the seal of the Circuit Court for tho
County of Cass in the State of Michigan in favor
of John S Gritfis, plaiutitT, aud against Alfred K.
Goodrich, defendant, to me directed and delivered,
I have levied upon and shall sell at public auction
at the west door of the Court House in the village
of Cassapolis in said County of Cass, on Saturday,
the fifteenth day of March, A. D. M , at oue
o'clock in the afternoon of that day, all the right,
title and Interest f the said Alfred K. Goodrich
in and td that certain piece or parcel of land with
the appurtenances thereof, situate and being in
tho said County of Casi and State of Michigan,
and described as follows to wit: The; south-east
quarter of the aonth-west ouarter of section num
ber eighteen in township number. five,, south of
rnuc Buiuuci luuneen west, containing iwrty avrc-j
of land be the Same more or les ' ' ;
. ' -P- SCIIERMERHORN,
- Sheriff, (jass county, Mich.
Clarkk A Spkxckb, Att'ys. :. . .
" Dated at Cassapolis, J anuary 23,-1 86 2. -"'
v.?-1 i.-'J- n-i-'"-fcbMiw7'i--t
Fine Pocket Knives
"News from the War."
Two women sit at a farm house .door, ' ' ( .
- Busily reading the news,. ;" ' . ' V ,'
While softly around them fair Twilight sheds : ;
- Her tender shadows and dews. ' 'c " '
Peace smiles in the cloudless heavens above;
. Peace rests on the landscape fair ; . .
And Peacet like a holy 6pirit of love, -
Broods in theljalmy air.; V '.' . . ;
But not one ray of peace illumes . " , . "
. Those sad and wistful eyes . - .'
Which search the printed record o'er, . - . ; : ; t -. .
. As mariners search the skies. .
Look on their faces one like a rose '':' --
Fresh with the beauty of May; -' . - - -The
other pale as the waning moon ' ' - '
. Seen through thin clouds of gray. V
Yet, though one is young and the other eld, '
With the same soft glory they shine ;''
For they are tinted with the tenderest lights and
' shades : ; - V ; ' . ' L" . '
By lovei the artist divine. - ", - ' ; ' -
Now, fast as a raidiant vision, fades .
The glow of the western skies ;'
Yet the readers read on unmindful of all ,
Save the paper before their eyes.
Nothing to them the charms of that hour
The magic of meadow aud hill
For spirits bowed down with the weight of care
Are blind to the beautiful still.
Deeper the shadows of twilight fall; ;
. . . .
More hnshed r0WS th dewe ' ,
When suddenly breaks on that holy calm
-"orraiij wounuea two areau worus
Winrfl nrrnn f ain anil irrlof
h-m i.ii j.jt !.' .
Are mortally wounded, too.
He,- on the battle-field far away ;
Ther. in their Quiet home
The wife and the mother, who never more
Shall see their loved hero come. .
The grass will grow wherethe warrior fell,
.. And sweet wild flowers may bloom
On the. very turf once blackened and burned
By the fearful fires of doom.
But the smiling summers, that come and go,
- Can never, never heal :. '
The bleeding bosoms which felt to-day :
.Something sharper than steel. ;
"Mortally wounded" oh, dread war !
Many a victim is thine,
Save those who hear your terrible voice
i Go thundering along the line!
H we give proud names and echoing hytanS
And build up mountains grand
To the gallant spirits who suffer and fall
In defence of their native land. "
Let us vield a tenderer tribute still .
- Sad tears aud a pitying sigh,
To the uncrowned martyrs who silently sink
And die when their heroes die. ,
t .. . How he got his own Again.. ;
. ' - . .- BY LUCY.. ; - . " . . . .
" Good raorning, "WiHiain ; I have
called to allure you from this noisy city
lor a few weeks to breathe the fresh
country air. I am bent on ruralizing in
the back woods during the jdeasant
"lam very sorry, Harry, bnt it is
impossiblo to leave my business for a
Jay." , . : . . . ,
. VDcar me, how provoking, bnt, since
it is so, why I must even put up with
v . i...
soiiit; a triiiiuuiiii; iui v.viii.hiiwii.
Harrv Leonard was a rich man's son
1.;...' m.r.A ;..f mit.
wi uiiiiii'i,H r I . J
of. college, with a head full of romance !
and adventure ; and ; a wonderful con
ceit of his own perfections, i He tvas
now bent upon trying his fowling piece
iu some part of northern Pennsylvania,
where it is almost a. wilderness, and
where name is nlentv. 44 O." said he
to his friend, 44 wont I make a slaughter
amongst the fleers; ah, and the blush -
ing rustic dears, with their shy eyes
and ( homespun . aprons. AVont they
take me for Jupiter or Apollo?" '
It any ot them should so entitle
you," replied his Inend .dryly, V she
will be emphatically Miss-taken." 1 ;
..A "few. days found our sapient hero
snugly domiciled, in a comfortable tav
ern, in one of the mountain districts of
the brave old Keystone Commonwealth;
and blood, as he; fancied himself, he
found very pleasant companionshin in
the jovial son of his chatty, landlord,
who became his guide and companion
in all his excursions. : But . Leonard
found that it was not so easy a matter
to capture the deer, and as for the girls,
they, shunned him as they would the
wily panther, .: He . saw . many a face
and form that might have queened it
in the halls of fashion, but they seemed
to feel the. dignity of labor, and looked
down on the frivilous city idler. He
grew quite weary of his bootless game,'
and began to think seriously of going
home, when it chanced oue day that he
and Davis, 'with tho aid of a noble dog,
captured a young; fawn. As is usual
with these wild creatures, as soon as it
found itselfa captive, it. submitted to
a .it l it .i i .
its fate,, and followed meekly the lead
ing of a sash lied . round its . slender
neck. As they held their homeward
way in high glee, they : were suddenly
startled by the sound of a sweet, clear
voice, . singing a wild : and ; plaintive
melody.: - j J ; i
44 Gods!" cried Leonard, "here is a
singing bird, some where." j, i ;. .' . '
"Never mind the wild birds," cried
Davis; "it is enough for yoa to care
for your canaries." , : - - : ,
. ."But I will see her," cried Leonard,
and following the direction of the voice,
they . soon came in sight of a your)
girl sitting on a mossy liillock, between
three embowsring elms that drooped
their leafy .branches over ' a- limpid
brook. ; She was arrayed in puro white
muslin, and all the wealth xf her glossy
hair Jay in natural ringlets ujon her
bosom Vnd tnowy '"shonlders, :Svhile a
wreath of white roses upon her pearly
brow, was her sole ornament. '
; Sweet ' as a moonlight dream,"
whispered Leonard; "".Can 'you tell
me who she istw ' ? ' . ' ' ' "" " r
' Yes," replied Davis, doggedly ; ",it
is Rosalie' Persa, the fairest flower of
the IbresL" ' , ' ' ' .: " '
. Well,: come 'along arid introduce
me then, I must make her a present of
this fpotted1 fawn, as a companion in
her wanderings. ' She is a cod d ess of
the woods, I know, and no human voice
ever poured pueir magic' music. She
was never born in these forests, I
know." ' "' .
Here he was right 'Mr.' Persa had
been a rich merchant, had failed
through the villainy of some whom he
had. endorsed, largyf and. disgusted
with the hollow world, he had gathered
the wreck of his lortune, and with his
wife and infant daughter, sought peace
and truth in the reign of simple nature.
Mrs. Persa devoted herself to the edu-
cation of her only child, and there was !
no womanly accomplishment or branch
of polite literature with which Rosalie,
was not perfectly familiar. ... ,
. Startled though nhe was by the sud
den appearance ot. the hunters, she re
plied gracefully to their salutaiionsr
and received the little .tremble lawn
with real pleasure. .The gentlemen
insisted upon taking it home for her,
and Leonard was surprised to find how
near they wero to Mr.- Persa'a fine
farm and neat dwelling, which had
been hid by the thick evergreen of the
skirting woods. - ; . - . ...
. Leonard was delighted with all he
saw fairly fell in love with, Mr.and
Mrs. Persa, and ran raving about Rosa
lie. They walked in the tiue fields and '
orchards, and luxnrated iu the gardens
wilderness of flowers ; and ' when the
young men left, Leonard fancied him-'and
telf hopelessly in love; and Rosalie,
when she had given her mother a good j
night kiss, retired, with ner emotions
in her innocent heart. Leonard seemed
to her so superior to the yoiuig men of
her rustic . neighborhood. ..-..'
The chance acquaintance grew into
an intimacy ; and Davis began to fajicy
that the city beau was winning favor
with the forest belle.
" I will lay a stick in his vav" he
said to himself : the. upstart to come '
here and eclipse us all. : So he took an j might fill the void that Rosalie had left
opportunity to gire Leonard to under, j in his heart. It was all in vain. "
stand that Rosalie . was his .betrothed. ! ' "She is the only: woman on;earth
" I shall have the singing bird caged," j that I can love,? he said, " and with
said he, " before the snow falls." out her I am a miserable man.. I will
Leonard was thunderstruck.
, 44 WhoT" he said to himself, 44 would i
have expected to find a coquttc here?
And then she seemed so innocent, so
truthful. How sincere she seemed, and
how her voice trembled when she re
hilied to' me, 44 1 have never encouraged
the addresses of any man.". But ; an
assumed simplicity is the height of a
coquetted art. However, I will match
her if the boy god favor me." : , . . , .
Now what n dolt this Leonard was,
to believe the lying words of one whom
he might have suspected of jealous
rivalry, rather than the fair truth of an
unsophisticated heart. But so it is. j
People will sometimes shut their eyes
when the book is open before them and
listen believingly to some Iving expos
tor.' So Leonard in his wonderful con-1
;ctn,.v mcAiv.,,1 in cLvu, ' i.ja nM,nr.r '
. ' - ...
j fence ot coquetry by playing the part
of male coauetto to uerfeetioti. "
! . .
oo tne larce went on, ne seeking oy
every artifice to win her favor, and she
evidently pleased with the- attentions.
Tii truth, slit fpll nil tli intprnst in liiin '
that a pure young girl can permit her
self to feel in one who has made no pos
itive declaration, , : ' ' - - '
Hive qeclaration, , - ' -
At length it was time for Leonard to
j return to tne city, ixow lie wouki
. sii iko tne oiow;. . l ne coquette s nean
- would quiver under his cool contempt, j
j - So he called at Mr. Persa's, and with J
an ins panopiy ana maniy aignity, in-
quired tor Uosaiie. v, .
44 Oh, she is in great trouble to day,"
said Mrs. Persa. -44 Edward Davis' dog
has chased; her fawn into the woods,
and though it will probably return to -
night, she . is so.mucli.distressed and
alarmed that I told her one might fancy
011 V lU4 two V IIV I W. IIIVHU , UIIVI lllw
went out weeping into the garden. . .No
doubt she is in her bower. . ;
' He found her there sure enough.
Child that she was, she lfad wept her
self to sleep, with the tears still on her
long eye lashes, and some drops . trem
bling like gems amongst the forget-me-nots
on her bosom. - ' .
' 44 She is very beautiful," he s0d,
44 and sorrowful. But how camo Davis'
dog here to chase the fawn ?' Well, I
will have a kiss, any how.". , But his
breath no sooner, touched her. cheek,
than she startled wildly up, in. all the
loveliness of blushing confusion. .. ',.
44 1 am sorry to have disturbed 'Miss
Persa." he said- coldK'. 4 I called to
'bid you' good-bye. I leave 5 to-morrow
. . ; . .fir iir- T
for the haunts ot civilized r We. -1 aru
heartily weary of climbing logs, wading
brooks, and tearing through brushes
and brambles ; - and worse than all,
herding with yonrcountry bumpkins."
Rosalie ; stared at him in surprise!
He had come out in a new character,
entirely. .Still she did not. dream of a
final farewell. " She took the forget-me-nots
from her bosom, gemmed as they
were with tears, and: offered them to
him . with a sad ' smile and r trembling
hand. . He took the in, hesitatingly, and
stooping, pi o eked a broad' golden dan
delion, and offered it in retnrh. .-i V
- 44 1 shall not accept that," she said,
with a forced playfulness. 44 1 'do not
deserve it." - ' ' ; . "'"-'
"Indeed, Miss Persa, I think -you
do," he said, superciliously.;. "And
here permit me to remark, that I hold
the character which; this flower - repre
sents, as ; the most . despicable of all
creatures." 5 J '-'. , -:
I do not nriderstarid you," she re
plied but - if,- indeed, a coquette be
contemptible, what should lie aid of a
male flirt ? .-A girl certainly coquettes
with "none but those who choose .to
kneel at her shrine.' 'A man may rove
the world over, kneel at1 every altar,
win a1 hundred , liearts, merely to cast
them from him, and rail against, the
heartless coquette."-. , , ; k , w " :; ,v .
" Yoai'. at least, have no lieart," he
replied.'' " Did; yon ' not tell 'me yoii
never saw l a man - whom y'ou -could
love r. r,: ;,,u.::'l-y:
Rosalie had. tittered these, words in
the .early part of their aeqnaintance,
though br.iy with reference to the past.
He looked upon her. She was white
as the muslin of her dress, find shook
like a lilly,"-as the storm is tearing it
from its stem.. , j 7? : ? r ; ,
He seemed to enjoy her, agony, took
her hand kissed it carelessly, and
turned away. She did not 'raise her
eyes, but stood as if comprehending
noming uniu sue neara tne garden
gate close after the departing villain,
and then with a wild shriek he sank
upon the ground. But Rosalie had
been too well trained to suffer herself
to repine over the disappointment. She
saw that Leonard tv as on worthy, and
would not waste tears over his memoryk
She had esteemed him. r He had taken
advantage' ' of her inexperience, to
wound and to insult her. She thought
of him at once with regret and abhor
rence. ! ' ' : - " .;'; 1
Edward Davis . sought Jier hand.
He was gently but firmly rejected. . ,
Autumn came again, with the regally
robed Indian Summer, in which har-
'. vest time of the earth, it seems as if
. the departing vernal season;; lingers
looks back, with her brightest,
richest smile . of promise, before she
leaves to winter the sleep watch of the
earth. ' ' . '
Rosalie was a year older, lovelier,
and . wiser : Harry Leonard was also
wiser. He had bitter! v.. repented hist
cruel ireatment ot tne senile mil. lie
- . A . I . ' 1 - IV '
felt how in iieh nobler it Svould have)
been 'to have risked ' her candidly, j
whether she was engaged to Davis, j
lie ran the round of pleasure, seeking
earnest! v some one whose loveliness
go and beg her to forgive and love me."
He went but Rosalie was as cold
and calm as a still winter midnight.
To his impassioned plea she replied : j
. . Te delicate vase once broJccn can ,
never he perfectly united. So confi-.
dence once violated can never be,re-':
'stored, ion deceived me once, and I j
j suffered. You' can never win me to';
! believe again, i Here is. the! flower you j
mockingly gave to a pure hearted child, j
'(""! she took the dandelion from
book0 receive it now again it is all I ;
c" bestow upon you." ' ' -
" snaicnea me nower lore; me
pi thing to atoms cursed it and his
own ? stupidity, and then wept like a
"I cannot blame you, Rosalie," he
said, 44 but I am forever miserable."
Two years more, and .Rosalie was
t 1 P
e nappy misire.s a ea. w uiie par-,
sonage house, ami tne young liusuana
. ft.lt tl.of l.ta !.'. ''nnM KnfV.I tr,,Bf ;
" . , "v
How Seth Hawkins Stole the Old Lady's
-.'-'-." '; v! Night-gown." '
Sundav nirht was the season which
Seth chose to do his weekly devours,
as Mrs. Hornby would.say, and his
road to neighbor Jones's, whose daugh-
teP Sally was the, object ; of :his
particular hope, lay across thrfse long
,n,cs 0r hard territory, stumpy as an
old woman mouth, nnd as irreelaim-
able as a j)rodigal son gone away for
; the third time;- 1 ' -
j V One all-sufficiently . dark nicht, un-
!hce(ling wind and weather, as gallant
!and pnruee a lover as ever straddled a
stump , Seth, in best "bib and tucker,"
and dickey," and all that, started upon
his accustomed weekly pilgrimage to
the shrine of Sally Jones a sweet girl,
by the way, as strawberries and. cream
are sweet. ' . " . .
Seth knewJevery; land mark, if he
could see it;s but the night was' very
dark, and in a little while he became
confused in his reckoning, and taking
the light which gleamed from father
Jones' collage in the distance for a
guide, he pushed boldly oil, as a sailor
would say, to a huge stnmp, and rolled
incontinently over tho other side.
He gathered : himself up as best he
could, shook himself, to ascertain that
no bones were", broken, .and , then ; re
started oti his mission of Jove, his, ar
dor somewhat damped by "feeling the
cold night wind playing in fantastic
jets around his bodyenbting that the
concussion had breached Km 4toh-fie-for-shames,"
and that r.the seven-and:six-penny
casssimere were no more to be
the particular delight . of his eye, iu
couteraplatiW of their artistic excel
lence. .K;-il''.H',i ,'JO-, f V.-' '''
Ho knew not the extent of the dam
age sustained, but sqod . gaining the
house, his first glance -was "oyer ..his
person, to ascertain if decency would
be violated by an unwonted display;
but seeing nothings and trusting to the
volumniuous proportions , of his coat
for concealment, he felt re-assured, and
took his seat in a proffered chair by the
fire. ' v' ''" '
Whilst conversing with the farmer
about the weather, and with the dame
nnon the matter of eheesss, he glanced
at Sally, and saw, with' painful surprise,
that ghe' was lookins. axinnslv . . nn
somewhat strangely, towards a portion
of his dress.-- She averted her eyes- as
she caught his glance ; but again catch
ing her eye upon him, he was induced
to turn his in tho same direction, and
saw, good heavens ! was it his shirt?
oozing out of a six inch aperture in the
inside-of 'one of ' his inexpreVsibleVI
He instantly -changed 'position, and
from thatmument was on nettle. :- Was
he making 1 more revelations ;by the
change?,, He watched the first' oppor
tunity io push the garments in a little.
Could he succeed in hiding it; it would
relieve his embarrassment. Again he
watched his chance, and again stowed
away , the linen. It seemed intermina
ble', iike the Doctor's tape worm, and
the more he worked at, it, the more
mere seemed lelL: " " -T-
In the.- meantime, his conversation
took the hue of his agony, and' his an
swers bore, as much relation to the ques
tions asked, as the first! line - of the
Songs of Solomon does to the melan
choly burthen' of "Old Marm Pettiu
gilL";. .. '.V ,
At last, with one desperate thrnst,
the whole disappeared, and he. cast a
triumphant glance toward Sally.. One
look sufficed to show that she had com
prehended tho whole, and with the
greatest effort wax struggling to prevent
a laugh. - Meeting his glance, she could
contain, herself -no longer but, scream
ing with accumulated fun, she fled from
the room ; and "poor Seth, unable to en
dure this last turn of his agony, seized
his hat, and dashed - madly' from the
house, clearing the stumps like a racer
in the dark, . and . reaching home he
hardly knew when or how. . .
As soon as he was gone, Mrs. Jones
looked about for a clean night-gown
that she had out for service on the
back of the chair on which Seth had
sat, She was positive she took it out,
but where upon earth it was she could
not conceive. , ' ' ' ,
44 Sally ?" cried the old lady from the
door, "have you seen my night-gown ?"
'"Ycs'm," echoed her voice, as if in
the last stage of suffocation 44yes'm,
Seth Hawkins wore it borne I"
It was unfortunately; tho case, and
poor Seth had storced.it axcay in the
crevasse of 'his pants I It was return el
the next day, with an npologv," and lie
subsequently married Sally; but many
years afterwards, if any aiticle of ; any
description was missing, of apparel or
otherwise, the first suggestion was that
Seth Hawkins had stowcd;it away iu
his trowsers. , r' ' ? ; ! :
Seth Hawkins is now a' prominent
and influehtial merchant iu the city of
Boston, and ollen relates the story him
self, for the amusement of his young
friends. '-'' :-' '' ' ,i!
'i Comfort ron Covs. Now that th
ctld. season is setting iir, let the cows,
especially the -milk. givers, have all
needful; attention. They should "be
well housed and. well fed.j:. The stables
should be just moderately, warm,-well
ventilated, clean, and .. provided with'
suitable.: bedding. . .Aside - from the
mere . matter of food and drink, the
animals should bo kept comfortable.
This matter can hardly be over-estimated.
-r "':. V4 1;: i' :
- Then, as to fodder part of this, of
course, should be straw, hay and corn
stalks ;; but to expect cows to give
mnch milk on such lean fare,' i
folly. Favor ' them with" messes" of
chopped roots- of cot ; straw or stalks
mixed with meal of some kind.- - A fa
vorite "mess" for cattle, with a friend
of onrs, is this : Cut up hay, or straw,
or stalks in pieces not more than an
inch or an inch and a half long, "put
the provender in a. tub or tight box,
and pour boiling water, upon it ; then
sprinkle on a little salt, and; cover the
whole with a little bran or meal to keep
thet steam in. When cold, feed it in
messes of a bushel at a time. Good a
this is it should be varied from time to
time, for cows like variety as well as
men. Cows should be salted; two or
three times a week. - In mild weather
they should range by day in a commo
dious yardj protected on two sides, at
leat ' by ? "covered' sheds. ' And this
yard should have a pen-stock of run
ning water, or a trough kept full from
a good pump ; the first is the best. . t
Bkead Making. Instead of wetting
the flour with simple water take two
or three pounds of wheat.' bran and
boil it iu two gallons of water When
the" goodnesses extracted' from the
bran, during which time the liquor will
waste half a gallon or so, strain it and
let it cool. When it is cooled down to
the temperaure of now milk, mix it with
flour nnd as much salt and yeast as
would be useful for other bread ; kneed
it exceedingly well ; leflt" rise before
t h e fi r e a n'd ' u ak e i t 11 i n " s rh a 1 r 1 oa v esl
Small loaves are preferable to largo
ones; because thy take the heat moro
equallyi -? h-lytrhih ?tTv:i;,j . 7 ....
. There .are. ttvo advantages in making,
bread with bran water instead of plain j
water ; the one being in the considera
ble nourishment in bran, which is thus
extracted and added to the bread; the'
other that' flour imbibes.: ofsimple
water ; so much more as to give in the
the .bresd "produced . almost a fifth in
weight more than the same quantity of j
flour made up with plain water would
have done. ..These are important con
siderations to those who wish to prac
tice a wise economy. Besides there
are substances extracted from the bran
that are highly conducive to health
and which the white bread as common
ly made, is deprived of, Ohio Valley
From our Regular Correspondent with the
" Kansas Kegiment... ... ...';.
. r Cam? Defukck, Kansas, Jan.. 21th, 1862.
Mr. Editob: Camp life in winter it
so monotonous that your correspondent
find's himself rather short $f material
with whicfi to make a comsoniijcation
interesting. The regiment' lo which
have the honor to belong (the1 Kaqsai
S"d) forms a part of the Kansas Brigade
better known as; Lane'a Brigade.. It.
would be supciflaous for me to occupy;
your space wilh an -account of its"pr6
ceedings since its formation , In ; Jul
last, for the Country at: Jarge are well
informed of its noble deeds of daring;
and the manner of Gen. Lane's dealing
with those whose avowed object is tho
destruction of our Government Tho
Brigade when 'commanded ' by Gerv
Lane was composed of three regiments,
viz: The 3d, commanded by ,Colotel
Montgomery ; the 4th, ' by Col.' Weef,
and the Sth, by Col. Johnson.;' Neithe'iK
of these' Regiments , were - full, your
readers, therefore, can; form a pretty
correct idea of the foree Gen.. Lane
had to operate with. - The successor
ihe Brigade is attributable to the fact
that we had a Hot man for a General;
and ho cammanded men who were al
ways ready to cultivate the acquaint
ance of the enemy whenever an, oppor
tumty presented itself. - They have not
evinced the fame willingness to become,
acquainted with us,. and the only rta-.
sou why we have not placed them all
among those that werej but are not, is,
because they have shown themselves
as belonging to the fast portion of the
rebel soldiery. .Price 1 is now movinx
Souih, into Arkansas. We propose to.
pay mm a visit even there. We are
receiving an' entire nevy outfit of Camp
equipage, &c.t preparatory to our jour
ney Souih, it being the desire of GenI
Lane to place his 'men in the best con-'
dilion possible for the campaign. - Tlio
Kansas troops have not merited, the
bad treatment they have heretofore re
ceived of GevernmenL' - Our clothinir
has been of an- inferior" quality, and
our "pay unjnslly, withlield from ''.vuL
The 3d, 4th and 5th Regiments were
mustered into the service in July,' and
have not yet received one cent of payi
That they have fought "gallantly mus;
be admitted. "' Why, then, bare , thef
been thus treated ? It should have
been borne in mind by those in' author
ity that; : the peopld of Kansas were;
deprived of a harvest in 60, and before
the harvest of '01, wero called, to armsj
In many:instances t-heir,. families yerl
left solely dependant upon their earn,
ings in the army for support- These
earnings , have been . withheld; from
them, for what reason we know not,
and has caused many privations in the
families of those who left all and rallied
at the first call pf their country. ; ; Since
I have commenced. writing amessoner
has arrived bringing a despatch from,
the long looked for. Pay master, stating
that he; will be here . in a-few days.
This will be joyful news for many i.
Father, whose loved ones at home are
anxiously looking," for that with whjchi
to procure the necessaries of lito. 'l) - Z
. Nearly ; every .day witnesses the ar
rival of. "contrabands" into our campv:
A few days ince, Gen. Price's cook:
arrived. His manner of escape" was,
as ' follows : Gen. Price . was camped
near Oseola, and hearing , that SigeJ i
was marching to attack him, he marched;
his men into a body of timber between
two hills and secreted them.' While1
there in the'woods the negro made this:.
escape. ...lie, states, that Price's forced
was about 8000. men who were poorly
clad and destitute of everything whiclu
renders the : camp ' agreeable. ' Deser-"
lions were of frequent occurrence ,
caused, by the rough fare to which they
were -.subjected. I
An unfortunate occurrence happened
in camp last might which is a source of
regret to ' the entire Jlegiment. A ;
traitor whom we. held as prisoner sue i
ceeded in effecting his escape, by the 1
neglect of the guard. His crimes were
of the deepest dye, and at the time of
his escape he was undergoing his UiaJ -
before a Court Marshal, p .7'
i We are anxiously awaiting-the ar-'
rival of Gen. Lane and the forces from
other. States, which is to comprise his"
command, when they arrive I hope to
have something more'of intorast toT
communicate, and especially when. wo
take up. our Tine of march southward .
u . . Yours, truly,-:;: .re, K. . I
': VnuRBAnf' A great many people
have shouted 44 hurrah !" "many a time '
and oft ;" but comparatively few know
its deyivption and primary meaning. :.
Itoriginated among the eastern nations,
whsre it was used as a war cry--.from r
the belief that every man who died in, '
battle for his country went to heaven.
It is derived from the Slaronio word j.
"Hurrah," whiob mesn "To Paradit
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