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. ; ',,1 I i , ,nt ,! - ', " ' , " By JOHN E. HELMS- THS MORRISTOWH .GAZETTE Subscription Price $2. JrORRTSTQXvlf, ; TENNESSEE, ca trr or the heart; i C. ADP1SOS. J drwmied in the silence and stillness of nicht, V thOT wer olieewred by the moon's brighter light, ... . 1 wandered forth with a clow, dtenltljy tread, J To visit a graveyard the home of the dead. No proud ainrlde monument reared to the sty J'oiuUoot tliittMjt ,hTOUe sleeping ones lie; No rii'hlv rari-d let irrs make known the dear names. Or tell ar'tor jskydjpd, Voca.Jlhe' cauie; No low Itendine willow, or whispering trees f-era to murmur hcirytante as they m'lijlrf thn No bright pmiline flowers, strewed over the spot Jer ?-eak lor J he dead,."! must not be forgot;" i ; it j Xo trief, in his rol-f ?, ever stood 'round the Wer : .Aud ip"ke of comfort, t he mourners to cheer; ' "No vii e eTer said, "These bi loTd ones shall risa Trii-.mphiiDt, immortal, ag:iin to the skits:" .. - s , :s . .V i I Yet well do I know where a h little prav lies, Thoueh hidden awav frdmlhe caae of the ere. Though flowers nor stoue mark the place where they've laid, . - Or grassy mound covers the form of the ilere affections that seemed too srdi"Ilt vf; Together with bright hopes, forever must lie!- t'ease! cease thy wild beatings, thea fond-stricken heart, ' - "- - ' And bid those vaiu tears frjiii thine eye to depart 1 All day have I wreathed me in cuiilra gU tifjMt, All day at the cold eliriiijof fashion have knelt, And now, ye vain world, let me bid voii depart, '1 hat alone I tusy o'er the Brave's of luy heart. ' ' ' Q u inc v Modtra A rgo. the Marked cheek. BT KOSN HI RST. ' Is this Mr. Rtuhton's?" It was a handsome young man sked this question. And the girl had opened the door for him, in who who that pretty country place where the richest people were not very fashionable, was. JSIr. Kusiivoas only daughter -Fanny herself. "What a prretty little soul!" he thought. 1 ' ' Then, as she turned her head, he won dered for a moment whether somebody had just clapped her on the left cheek, there was such a singular mark there, exactly like the. scarlet; print of a palm and four fingers. """ But that mark had "been there all Fanny llashton'sljfe, and it was her one grief, her perpetual torment. he had grown morbid about it in these early days of womanhood. Bnt there were no cos metics and no arts of surgery that could remove it. ' There the red mark must be ss long as she breathed, its hateful scarlet attracting the first glance of every stranger. "Jlr. Rush ton at home?" said Luke llobbins'with'a bow-. ' " Yes," said Fanny. Then she ushered .Mf. Bobbins into the parlor, and, went away; and in a few moments the mill owner sauntered in. It was a business call. The business was easily completed, and then Luke, Bobbins rose to depart. " The hotel is a long way off, and I should be pleased to have you stay over night with tis," said the old gentleman. " There are one or two- upare bedrooms, and supper will be ready in fifteen min utes. Let us have the pleasure of your company." .'. " Thanks," said Luke Eqbbin. - ."You are very kind." t. 4 Then he thought of .the pretty-face with the 'red mark on the cheek. Iespite this mark; het wanted to see it o"ii n ". ft t -ic- r . , otin. , . i, w l It sat opposite to him at supper time. '"The best and kindest face 'irf the world," he said to himself a down times. And he did &is,heB.tXo win a little chat from the shy girl, who could no foget her tormrftin marks-JaBtfl the iat 1i? the twiyghfdn the'Hizza afterward. ' jieighWj, andatpaVtcorvprF5g,1 Mr. l.'ushttaij aftlrSiiianVaViniable -attempts to rouse him; WrTrent'sOiindlv asleep. Through the evening fhadows Luke saw the girl's tinejy-sujt proiile and.Xjxquis i tcly-shajwd. head; yud Uie mtHHi turned f M to bfaok anUVIiHe soon, and blotted Out the .red niaii- . V-i, ,.n'i.- i ,oiV, And lie. sat as close to her n he dared, ind hfrtwetic' charmed hiin,.nd bo fell in Wvei&iupit.Uw, 'Sat aniiour, lor little Fannf ;vc' awny her' heart th.1t. ' ftfsW viu vaOlen jiece .It is I ways best -to keep a little piece,'1 if one can-- hut somctracv;hiit is impossible. " Oh", what a beautfu inight.!i! said Fanny, as she stood on the' porch with Lcr mother af tcr the gentleman had re- i red, r uc a fn bteeze,'aiid suclf "a , bnghtmeon."y - " It's quite damp. We'd better retire. I wofide whethet youi 'rya'will be'fuited v, ith i tomorrow's i breakfast. -He. idoes rk visitors so unexpectedly," , returned Mrs.Tiushl'on.' " i f . Marrilforty3Uil single twenty take i i Cerent view of lif e someti mes. - Fa nny nt to bed to dream of Faradise and the next day was all happy in memory of a parting pressure of the. hand, and a whispered 'hope that they might often "meet agnifU" ';. L ,,' ' ' 'iWhat.W pilyi that mark i" thought yutig; Robbins.''t "She's a' darling little UiinjVhtujVo''-KasUtn is a ry rich man. A young man might do, worse than be his son-in-law."--: s; " , l"h e n , s the t raTn ?w hirlcd i m away, 1k5 .Mlfdjp hin)?lf iCf 2 likl'j TAVhat a i)ityjth.it mark is." ...Novertjhe.less, very -often after that he iraV tv'rt'K Fanny 1 gredt 'deal.'., ' . ' 'is: Fanny('? mpi.bcr felt that though this suUocAva&lnAt xich he was eligible, and f-he know that that red mark was a dis advantaged her Fannv, -'" ." J le ccrtaiuly xneans snnething," said Y nd theyi could ajw.ays live withus." s IJ 'papa; " we need never part from our only one," . Our e'vtH grow used to everything after a while... ' Lute RobJ ina forirot that there fltnaiC fCUUvS foiv iinleps H'mething particularly called his atten tion t,it. Je lo-ved her .very' my oh at timctnotfgri there were 'long' hours in whicb'lie ncyer" aemejnbercd her exist ence;' Twice a week; at' least, 1 Luke thought enough of Fanny". to buy her a' bouquet, or some music," and1 to spend rto liours on a" dnty 'railroad fot the, ake :of seeing her. ; lie felt her love for !hna in, hex very: finger tips; he saw it in 'Lex'eyes; he heard it in her voice. He ww a -mjrt trhois" happy in being be Toved."' Aiidit.Vas not .old . Mr. Iiush- ton'a money ithat made , him decide to -oUe't himselt toher, despite the red mark. ' Vis, VM rieiti time he' iv ent he would ask I'anrir iP.NvrMihi'jl be tier .Or I worse. And ne knevthnt she would say ; There are evil moments in every one's life moments that'ehange one's destiny for the worst. I ' ' H only it had rained one morning; if : oidy... Fauuy, had. fallen ill ; , if only she -hl not undertaken that trip to the city; 2 ust ;a'jsC4 he did, this would be a differ--ent try.TW'fe u ti: j-.-i ;. . l;'f'ho u.?e'dJjo b4';"shy of ' goiug .'iato the .crowued streets abmet and, even with her nrotherr?;wVffeVtn t uiiifortable when any one looked at-iser. t is 6 . I But now she cared nothing fojr Stranger? , ;eyea. -omeho ir heir blemished facj Bad fouiid favor. in his. Lvt Hhehf "lfare? The prettiest girl living was not so happy, aho went milifia1onr IShe iriade her little purchases with alicnt hesrt. And then she saw lnke KoDbtnl -yeeplly Luke himselfrominttHneet her! -" Looks as if some one had slapped her In the face," said a giggling girl's voice ..And he turned his head, - Hew her, and went to her at tnice.;.f ,H vfT"snr "Oh, Fm'so glad to meet you,". said Fannv. " I suppose I wgh1rtostaffat oncc'V-- 4T "' And I'll gcTvvltn you an faf as K k where you change carriages," said Luke JJobbini".. f . , t Mo' saw ipeople-stare atC hetrft' fe passed. Partrof he f tntiti wast "the mark, part of it at the pretty face and figure.. If laid it all lo,,tha .mark, as h4iad all hef life.5" lie 'grew very grave. It was a terrible blemish. In those moonlight lovers ?alks in thtcbum try he had forgotten'ail ' about it; but in the crowded street Jiowiitf forced itself upon him! Kyervohe stated o. t 'lh the tarria'Te which; thrV soon stenned into, a little-child orncdits -otlhd eyes and tointecTTtKfirirstraight at the mark "on I An'y' -ffiet- Xi nurse slapped tho Bn5all-palmarnce7 and turned scarlet herself, but that did not mend matters. At.the station there was ri crowd. Luke had passed Fanny in firstrand stopped to I pay tne iare. , "Ihc old lady?'! asked the man. "No," said Luke.' ' ll , wit, nuiu one iwitn tne rea scar' on her face, f fsaicl the man lowering his voice.;;'" All fright." ' " Cbhfounii-yotr!" said Luke, in a rage. But the man had' meant no rudeness. nor had Fanny heard him ; but Luke was r-iTOii vonrusca, agiraiea. He hardly knew why then. He handed her. out of the carriage; then hfi'nresse'd hpf hnnH Oopd-by .until we.aneet." he said, "id Bteppftf to' tjfeplatforin. tt Here is vour train coming up. "Thcreirtood one of those white-beardedj red-cheeked1 old gentlemen who a fleet t to be " judges tf' women'' in a way that is insulting to etery woman, since' it Jlaces her on a level with -nine and torses, having nothing whatever to do with anything but her petsonaT attrac tions " '7 Jfo,'w- ( , " Ah! how e do?" said thi old gentle man, grasping 'LukeVhalid'P" Glad to pee you, my boy. Doing the' gallant,' I see. No relation, I suppose?" Nr.." said Llikci 'f- -,' " ThoHght not," siiid the old gentle man. " We let ouf sisters and cousins take care of themselves .for the most part. Pretty figure rather; good step; but confounded ugly red mark. . Airian wouldn'tlike that, eh, Luke?" No,f said Luke; "a man wouldn't like it." tSomething rustled to his elbow. , " I I left my , parcel,' Mr, obblns,?' said a cold little "voice.; ' ' ' ' ' Fanny stood there, so pale that the mark locked pure scarlet. '"Thanks. Don't trouble yourself." But he went back with hef ahd he would have pressed her hand once more, only she kept it from him. . Kl. r,.,A i. rtrt .,t i,: !..' i " A man wouldn't like it." . s . She had heard the speech that caused his answer. And as he looked after her as she entered the carriage,, two .tears came into his eyes. .They trickled down upon his cheek . He wiped .them away Suddenly heTfelt that he loved Fanny Rushton from his soul that this cow nrdly sort JUoiibl5f that the remarks and glances Tjf fef rangers had caused him would never, make him .ashamed ofghin- solf 9fraiA Ualf.uH (i AAA self asraiil. " Fanny, my darling," he said to him self, "Fanny, my love your face is dearerto me for its blemish, and Vo'u rshall snow it "before . I , sleep. y, You should, were vou a beggar. I'll hid it from the world s cold eyes on mv bosom, dadiug; ancbril love you all the inore for it.."... . HeioJlowedafterdier. , He walked up the garden1 V.th: in the" twilight. He disked -for ,Mis Fa nny. rv f servant. " Thev are so frightened about her master and missus but I tell em she'll turn' un all Vicht.' Luke's heart stood still. ..presenti ment of evil hlled his mind. Tn the gatlieriYig'' darkness, two anxious men went forth, hoping against hope. . i iiUa tt.J V ..Lit, . . Jllfc JII H1C J'l.lllUIIU Euddenlyl '. Eitherhe " was bewildered, or shedid it onpnrpose. vWe were going full speed. "The had ablue dress and, a white hat, and there's a red r.."irk on her face.' They'll know her bv that." 7 '.That was . the guard's story. That. was the story, that Luknd Fanny's father heard at last.'t'Did she step out on. pur pose, or was she ,f bewildered?" -God only knows no living being. Luke tried to" believe i that what ehe had' heard, him say had nothing to do with it." But "it was too1 late' now to tell her what he felt too late to hide her sweet face on his heart. He could only fetoop over her, ai she layjti Jher ci)ffirtVind. preys' 'the lasf kiss his lips ever offered to any woman upon the cold cheek that, -even in; the death hour, bore still upon "it 'that fatal retf mark. r:i 1 ' , "J ' OM Minin? Campg. ' " -A ! Eureka Sentinel. . . , . i 'An old mining; camp in the growing hours of dusk "has . an air of the most Eaceful acquiescence "with the ways of evidence. There Is nothing else like it in the universe. - The sleepiest fisher villago which ever "clung ; to black cliffs above theiJazy breakers, and .the white shore will rouse when shoals of herring fill the bay, or when the winter, storms come with their wild rage bearing some doomed ship on the foaming rocks; the sleepiest village of the" valley grows, though slowly, by increase in the value of lands, and the drift of improvements in' the community. But "the" "old mining-camp is a mystery to the thoughtful inquUgr, If a man . moves away, there his bonseTstands and -rota, into ja pile of kindiing-wood.t f ?Yonder : was ;a pretty garden -on the slope, but the proga ets of the mines has cut the water ditches, which, now cannot reach it and so it is neglected' arid barren." ' Here is a build ingsolid brick walls, iron t shutters, door which would withstand a scige; it was a bank once, where exchanges could be had on London, Hamburg and all the great centers of . trade; now it is plas tered over with red paper signs and oc cupied by a score of ; narrow-liddetL yel low Chinese., Yet there are quiet shaded cottager and the most lovely of homes in almost every one of these, old mining camps. Take a little turn apart from the decaying business center of the town, and you will. find what Svould de light the most care-hardened traveler. Quiet men sitting -on the doorsteps and watching that last quiver of sunlight in the pines which is Bo'eternally new and glorious; fair . women, in summer gar ments of -white,- standing by fragrant pillars of roses; chubby-faced children, full of healthy, merriment, slipping in and out among the trees, or playing on the teXBwed lat of gras . plot beside the grape trellis., , Ah! we have at last found out; 4he charm of -many a mountain tmts which cvnicab tourists delight-to i-ideoy w There are,., abiding ,pUccind homes ot men new, ai, eveu u m Liine'sMef valfey. .tilt i)ESERTEi)lN EXGLAlfO 1 . .. . .;t ' ' '. -'oC'n.ftO .(t .V, An AbAiMloned Wife Finding her Ifoabama ) Slurried AkTnim in Amerlfa,. . i A Bad base bt. desbitioh,. iesultliig in sufleHHg ahd.miseryJia3justi:ome to light at Providence lw tri'The name of the deserted wife is Mrs. Brideet dough, an English woblah, apparently fifty years,! of age, very intelligent. and lady-like jij, appearance;. She gave hcrmaidcttname as Bridget Kell ahd 6aid thai- ehe pa married to, Joseph .ClougH bn. thfe ilth of, Mayj tSSJi iiiS.u. Mary's, iiohian Catholic Church , in Dukehfieid; , Lanchshire Couhtv, England, bv the liight llqx Dn Johh HalL of MakelsGild.l jtljeywUred. in Ash ton previous, td their unioiljand worked side by side in the tnill in. thd weaving depattmettti s.At the time they were married he was aiwUt twenty-two years tf agi nhd . fch6 had dttaitied her tWetity-third yeah r .''They began, houses keeping under vefy 'favorable fausniaes? both working in the mill during the dav ahd living very happily l together? 'The 1 husbantl wasindustriousandatiectionate!" 'Two Child reh wefe l)?ftt' M vtli'ehf prer Vious to his departure to America;1' "" ' After several years "of bedded, life Clough expressed a desire to try'his' for tune in America' The: wife made fid ob jection tp ifaaft&Wv He 'promised ttj'seiid .hfer "money at freqyeht Fnfcrvals, and she waB content to await '.Hie ' snm mons. When she bade him farewell shq little dreamed that a lapse of twen'ty:one years would pas by ere she again saw, his face., 't Shortly after his departure the. rider bowas prtt&hed(toi,deatl whijo .on his. way home 'front ,schbolj"and, a ,fev' months afterward her remaining son was taken, fronit her bv brain fever. She patiently awaited letters from her hus band, but she . received ho . intelligence f rom -him, ' and . knew nothing of his, Whereabouts Kile was finally compelled td ask 'aid of the parish, The parish doctor took measures to secure dough's, arrest fotf TtegleCt to provide for his fam ily; but. as he Was in America, there could be no service of the writ Mrs. Clough bavins heard indirect! v" that Clough Was in Rhode Island, resolved to seek him out. She sailed from England in March lati t . ' Boon after her arrival here she learned that her husband had been married to a Woman fifteeU years, and Wa3 the fathpr of, three children. .She made complaint against Clough, who was in Woodsot-ket. The authorities there refused to aid her in th&xle tent ion o Clough,. who wasian influential man, and she was unable- to bring him to justice, jf'inally Constable "I 1 .1 1. : t.lA ' - .1 ' ,t.nr)..Ml,i tlat!um.K aiiritru liim nuu uuinucivu him beforendg4uBlackwood.u;He -1wh.l arraigned on charge' of' bigamy.' J He pleaded not guilty and was held in'$500 bar..'"'C16ugh says he does not know the woman, but the prosecution1! 'will. show that he has told others that she was ,Ius wife. ., ,-.'., . - y-f-' ' ". 3Irs. Clough has learned that Clough's second wife, whose maiden name was Alice Andrews, knew of his previous J marriage, one nas a augnter ty douga about sixteen years old, another fourteen, and a third younger. ' -, - -i ;.f. ,. . f . 4. . ..... : : . ,.i.t'G ii"i lfenry Clay and the Goat. ; 5 The following" sfory, bf llenry Clay Will doubtless recal l the man who caugnt a beat b"f thri tall it Was dangerous to hold on. but it was death to let go: " ,.As Mr. Clay came out of ,the .Capitol at Washington, phe daVi seeihg a flight felled Woman' ill the. street vainly trying to ward off the attacks of a fqiortive goat, he gallantly; in spite of -hi years ana omce, seizea tne goat oy tne norns. , The womah tharikcd him Warmly and sped iuimcaiy ion... ,,jur. ;i;wy wouia liave liked to move on also,' but the goat had its own views about the interference With his innoeeiiC aiuuselnehh if ' ""As ' fMxm' as thov.oinan's deliverer loosed his hold on the; goat's horns,-, he animal rose majestically on. his hind legs and prepared tor -a lihanrn. in Ills- own defence, Mr. Clay lunv took, 'he; animal ( you nevenrrrrke anything by strik es before by the horns, and thus for a P Iho-aifetlitor,' I'said.5" Better grin -and time they stood, while il crbAVd i. street boys gathered abourV mimetlsely abi'used quadrui'-od Was free, came-a tresli pre paration for a cliafge. ' Not ti boy offered assistance ; but after a while one ventured to suggest: .'.!!. it-i " . " throw the Billy down, sir." i.iMi. Clay at once accepted ahd adopted the report of that committoe, and trip g the goat up, essayed HO pass 'cu.f fore hercould fairly "turn' any way, however, the goat , was D in lofty,, pre-i xi r ..l paratiou lor a new vuarge. , ,h Mr. Clay gave his enemy'the floor, or, the e pavement; once more, and,' keeping him there, turned to . hi new ; advertise! ' witn me question: " And what shall I do noW?" -- ! s i , .'-Cut and run, sir," replied the lad., A Lady in Want, of a Dying Husband. t Mr. J. CiUthoff. secohdhoit.se surgeon , ftiuuy s nospiiainaoneiates tne Jollowing incident in the Lancet:, .A well J "ioooi u.i,i io.i.. i;i- f,i --.Hi. ' at Guy's Hospital,! Jxndorv;.relates the aresseu ana laay-iiKe temaie,withi a in -ine unusuai -sm-ctwem i-wiraun . j)Ut Just me mexy tuai man ; x nfuuw and ji--goat pitted the one against the him how to run a newspaper.''. V other in a public street.. .. .,. tr, .. (' " What did he do?" ' , ' r7"-''!- As long as Mr. Clay held the gont, all jynf He did A deal. Horc bow it was well, enousrh but the moihelit the ' T nttpn co to Snrincnetd id the even- j strong jt rencn accent, asKea to see me,4aMM tit 0 ',',-, n ' V n i and requested that the interview might. PfcV. S'J1 D.a"llt,orr i h hflft nrivhte. one. m t.h mibiflcf. iitmnl r r; . r.- 51 --- - , .rJ-v- -ll wish she, wished to .speas was,nto use lior . nwn wnrda fia rll ina to nno ' .. A young woman; a relative or. friend of X t-3 .. . . . hers, was entitled to inherit some prop erty if married ; but,- being, single, there was a prospect of her losing it.' ;-As ho suitable husband seenied' likely tO" ap- ner rIia win desirOiis"Hf'Vfiridirio--KnniA tA,rif.'- t v. "i,cfiA' . vUei'i'sKe' was about fourteen' vears of ace; and tered not, to whom she might be form ally married,;"and so obtain the property, while at the same tiae the link misfit be slender, and soon broken. This they had n not been ablto manage iri.Fxance, where , she lived, and they Jiad accordingly sent over to "a London i hospital, where they 1 J r .. T . 1 . noneu ior Buce-encs. i was . rn uraien 10 rpon find such a dying -mart suitable for i the ohject. If he wwa widower and had fhildren, theyi would'make soraepro- vision for the children. I need not dwell Hn the answer given to such a request.. It Would be curious to know if the Bame iittempt has been made at other London hospitals. .. . ,';;-" :K "A ; Soap ";MIn?.; ' V Boston Jouritsl of 'Ceinmerce.J rtlit' : A natural soap mine has been struck in Elko County. Nevada,' It is a remark-. "able stratum that rests horizontaUyiin a steep . piun ozvoicanic matter twnicn , flanks the eastern side oi ijmith's Creek s Valley;! The stratum of Tteatito is from .three to ten- feet" in diameter; slt'is ieasily -worked, and the frfrnlers; Cattle men and sheep herders in tltnt region all -use the natural 'article for washing put- poses. Chemically considered, this pecu liar flay is a hydrated silicate 6falum inft, magnesia,' potash, and lime,,"VVhen the steatite is first dug from, the 'stratum f looks like immense ma'sses of pottled cifetile soap,, the mottling element being a small percentage pf iron oxide- - A few ; days ago Professor Stewart, of: Virginia City, received a sample ot the soap, pre pared' by a firnt in Elkb,wbo have un dertaken to introduce it into the market. It is similar in i appearance to the castilo Boap" sold1 in large bars !j. No thing' is added " to the mineral but a trifle'more alkali and some scenting extracts. Its detersive qualities" are , as" powerfyl as " .tliotitjiot, any. uiauufut tared oap, , 'MORRlSTOWNi-TEJfN.v WEDNESDAY, JUNE - ,A CHUK OF GOLD. An Amorleii ,'ExMrifitea i"AnrilI. One day .while 'T was at work in the drift, one of -our party, who was bailing in the shaft, said: y . , , .. ,tI . Therf'i something ig happened itrf above, Tom; I hear igreat buzzing; and fehoutiBsrW ,.. . n ' " Perhaps it's a figbt,'M suggested, as I struck irijr pickunth soil, and un iairthed a-hiigget a4 big" fia a Ivalnut. ,;i ' Perhaps it's , a find,'', suggested mj? ! "Thfc&rk t jUfawleff 'but bi iU drif t ahd exhibited !the nugget 1 had just taken out. Then I heard the'tlamftrjalso ; it; mas like the nturmui' of distant. WaVfes nSYe shook the fope, ahd, receiving ho answer to pur signal; concluded that something impor tant hadJiappened, ajUour mates above ibid fcVideiitlyJeftjthe Wjhdiass. A tao !ment later a shadowappeared abovcj and i Bill's Voice was heard shouting: ; ; . , i Come ti boy;, ahd See the big fihd.'f !' "Where. is itf T asked, on reacliing dhe surface; but I 'scarcely needed to ask, for it niust bfl wlif're the Crowd Was Collected, sonlfe fifty yards distant froDl our. claim.. . The crowd, was large, land every, (Jjloment , increasing, . but being; brawny attd , bf oad'shouldercd, 1 pushed hiy way through it,"and was almost oVei Whelmed AVith astonishment at the sight that greeted my vision It Wasn't a nug get; it was a bowlder. No Wonder that the mlnerk wefe1 excited,' The spectacle Wasjcnouoh to excTte the most phleg matic individual that ever breathed. - It Was a solid mass of gold as large or larger than a leg of mutton, and not un like one-in. shape. This was the-mass which; has juice been widely known aa the, '.' Yy clcome Nugget." A jar-simifc of it may now be seen in the mineral de partment of the Boston Museum of Nat ural History, Where the weight is given at 2,!?5 ,pu.uces, and. the value at $11, 82.75; "the' further, iriforination is im parted that' the "hugget 1 ik'- the' largest piece-of gold ever found.1 This is an error. A-larger nugget Was found at Bendlgodead oil Feb'suary 9, 18G3. It Weighed 189 . iounds, one ounce Troy, or 2,2iO ounces. f) , " t I "had beert ' lrtenTally' Coiigrattliatilig myself on the dinrocry of ;a nugget a large, as a walnyTut th.eHght ot all this mass of gold took ail Che conceit out, of meV ' "Nevertheless', 1 1 was - rfa'd' tbe; nuggeji.had beeh found,, fpr the c'lainl Tromwhich'ftSv'As'takSn was 'right in the Gircciiuu 111 ?mr-ii ne rt urv wonting-, aim our claim wassdaily "growing' richer ia j , 5 '6r 1 i .iThe:" Welcome Jugget, as large as it was, aiq ,not,.enrn5n its nimers, for there Wefe . twelve shareholders , iu it, and it brought them less thau $1,600 apieces Tt Would have ' been a lucky find for it L couple 'Ot maipsr lheman who ting it out; fainted, dead awity before he un , earthed it. When his pick first .struck .Wacnea,, out ms nana to pick up the lump; the light from his Cahdlo shone upon it and revealed its nature; To; his, surprise, it did, not yield to his touch." Theh be began to feel around it "With his hands, and it- grew Jn size tin der his explorinsf'digitsf He-gave it a 'wrench, but-it did not budge. Seizing bis pick he began to dig around it, and as its proportions grew under his eye the spectacle overcame. him, and he fainted fot joy-' "intvifi if -- v v.r"I ; s! ! -i 1 IVantcd to See the Editor, ; , ; A man on the cars' was offered a news paper. He took it, looked at the" head ingaud then threw it aside'with disgust, and remarked: ' - - - ) f 1 "" I don't want any news from that pa- t'r " i, : i ,: -'' , I -. , tfMppO1 thati Bvcrybo.dy, read It. in - these parts," t answered. , '-.Has it been pitching m io you j . , , , i y Pitching into me? ! " rcat 'Ctesar I I should thihk thy batb- Btft you jiwt let hie meet the editoriof that paper." ; t, bear'it;''. i -v.ii-ii til) i-.i -, tt . ; Yes, that's atllight for you. to say CO to ppnngneu ing, and come home on the first train in the morning. Well, one night I met mi old Crony, and we went to the Music Mall and the .theatre. When- wo.ame out we met some friends. Vi course I qouid not get right out,, so J, tfeqted; then Jim t reated; and the others treated ; -'in fact we wefe havlrtg 'a 'pretty good time, when some feltows-came in and hesan toraise a row.' In .less- .than no . o , , . . . i i rri. time itne pouce were jn anu iihu us. j-hc nevt morninir I was hauled lief ore the court and fined! $7.40. lr did not care much, because I gave a talse name, ana 1 knew my wife couldn't find it' out; but the next morning, I'll be eternally con fused if that very paper didn't .have it all in, and my name too." j , ..; . , -" Did your wifeesee it?". i ';"Ishould aay.she .did? . . hnll ...... . i r n-l - , i'JJid; ane mace a,iuss; ,v,j'i si .yr Fusgi Godrey-Elihu ! Are you mar - j ,, - . v.. i... , neat . , ,, , . , .... , 1Ft.TarrMmft.iriolier-rrees.l - ':The-' Yanktofi"(Dak. Jferald reiterates the-statement that the late Gen. Sully ' left -a. Sioux daughter, .and, that she is I 1!--?... ..-v l, n V x. lrf in. lili-n f will now living on the Yankton, reservation ; and theJiun Homme (Dak.) Citizen says: The Indians , call her Ah-kee-chce-dah WeTchin-chee, .'soldiers girl.' . ..When .. h last we saw Iier, about nine vears jigo. the best looking girf in that part of 'the country.' u e think her mother Ma naif breed. FTcr mother said in our presence at the. house of Collins La Mont that the. girl was Geruully's daughter, and thaC the General sent her dresses and money f quite often, and also offered to have her nrl n.Tfnil ' ' ' ' ! niUv,u. te J'"'M and faconan pumisnes a letter from a correspondcntat Wliito Swan; which' tells the -fjrhole story; aa tollows: "Gen. Sully, when Captain in the 2d Infantry, took a half breed girl, daughter of Peg Leg Smith," a 'trapper of the Rocky Mountains, !at Pierre, ' in 1856. lie brought her with him to Fort Ran dall, lived with her in a tent, and in 1857 had a femalhild by her, to whom; he" gave the nameof . Madeline.A CdL Gardner has een Genj Sully 'playing "with , Jhe.. child, and Mr.:tuion, thejn terpreter, can swear tha .Madeline is thedaughte'r of Gen. Sidly"The girl i? now living on the agency." f",t1- ' " j - The Horse's Wonderful Memory.! i The powers of a horse's memory ,weie illustrated at Rochester, N. Y., recently where the driver of a hook and ladder truck tried an experiment. Three and a half years ago the city sold a team fcf horses that had been insod i for drawing the, truck,-and since then. they, had been employed in-different. work, ;One day recently the driyer, took, the horses into the truck house" arid"'turned them loose, whereupon each went directly to his own stailand when a gong was sounded they ran out and took their accustomed posi tiona at the tongue o the machine .... Ax Jowa Limburger cheese .factory was struck by lightning "the other night, and tuft lightning 'got the worst of it. "'.CO 1 If THE JIAIDF.H A!VD TXLC .& , I'll ere was a young girl of Carlijle Ythose lucky old parent "struck lie, :r. : Then to ber Jie.t bean ' 3 She said r" Ton' re too Mj ' For only tlie srealthy isiulk!." , ' ?ut, olderii (hat trell it " gin eont," . Iu fatt, diVt-ntiiiiieil to spoutj. And then the yottiig girl " ' ' v. . Took her lijvoiitof curl ."And guessed she would iu;irry " that lout;" - ;.the ".Jont didn't wed worth a eent, 4nd thus fur that maiden he wenti- ':... " The gal that dad's lie , . Will ir and spilo Mad better hitch on to sorde Gent" ; ' - ' . - . . . . i . . , No Gent instituting a raid ' t'in bora lli-ctions, siie stayed -;s - 3 i i , Jina stay mere noo wui '" To the end of the bill ' ' A sour, lean, spooky old maid. ; , : , , , Love is a sentiment marriage is i busi- Tiesa.EoStori Tranxcnpt. ' Blessed la he whose ; eyes' are crossed for when he looketh at a dollar he seeth two."1 Vtaterto9 Ob$erver. - i ''The' fast words of - a dog about to die With a bone in his throat, were: " Pro bonei6hptiH'Ii-I-go." Cincinnati . Satur d! Xffh.n,z .i i- - m " ,u : . -'i Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing,", says Soloman. He neglected t stale, however, that It made a difference whose wife you found. Ax angry German being: told who it was that stole hi Watch and pocket-book answered: "I dond not care who got id, whoever id vos vould steal onyhow." " PaVsiS for a reply " is a frequently heard expression. Call a man a liar and if you don't get paws for a reply, that man is certainly 'a coward if not a liar. THE most useful pedestrian is the man who walks up and down all night With the baby. Do not suffer life to stagnate; it wil grow impure for want of motion.. , . , Jn j Kti RiTvithou knowledge is weak aiid useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.'" ' Charley Ros, says the Pafjerson Pre?, ought 'to' be old enough by. this time to 'discover himself ; and he will do it some of these days, the first thing we kuotf'. ;i . u ; lU-j, . - ..-.. i... - j ,V .ma.v neyer appreciates the keen en joyment .of fishing ton ,,tbei,par', of the ritih until he" getri Iuh hook well into" the "ball" of ' his' ' thtinib. fyrucvM Sunday 'TiAiw 1 ,us - 1 ' 1 ' Lazineps grows bii pCftpl? it begins in rob webs and ends in chains. The more business a nlan -has kr do, the more he ia able to Acomplitih, for he learns to econo mize hit-ime.. . . tj( .... It is little singular, although no less truej that one small but well-constructed fly will do moi'e toward breaking up a man's" afternoon' hap tharf the racket of a full brass band; -i n ! ' DuTf'H' girls make the best wives. King William has been married fifty years, and he is not as bald-headed as some Americans who have been wedded only that many months. At'orriitoivn Herald. , ,The surest way to make ourselves agreeable to others is by seeming to think them' so. ' If we' appear fully sen sible of their good qualities, they will not complain of the want of them n us. Look not upon the watermelon core when ifcds red, and tackle it not heartily just before going to jbed, A word to the w ise is '.'nuffced." fJedarpidt Jtfpyb- Ucan- ,.' , . ,,; ' ' ', yorKO lady parting with a friend 'was heard to say: "I wish you would come up and be our coachman." This is rather a neat way of declaring inten tions. ' !- - ' s--.Ti.-J- . ; - . - The regularity and -anxiety with whicjhi some young ladies inquire for let ters at' thepost-pljice leads the delivery clerk to conclude that they are awaiting ''sealed proposals. Rome Sentinel. '"'" I ' ' ' " Give me your hand," said' the vil lage school-master, s'ternly.' ' And my hcarti t66','she meekly replied. 4 Beins pretty, her soft answer effectually turned away his., wrath, and the .wedding soon .followed. , -,. . ; ,Jt- i-j when his wife, hands him a bran hew napkin, that has ever had the Ptardi Washed out of it, that the newly married tliah' think how much better he could clenn 'his face with & yard or tWO Of floor Oil-Cloth.! ).iJ.' . .. ! 'In selecting hair -for butter, care should be taken to haye the hair corres pond in color with" the butter.' Dairy maids Wild pa' an y ' attention to style Will t drelf to -make a note of this. Greats "U on Dairy Piotlucts. j ' ..'k,Yoc3TG.. lady to recently-mairltd friend '.' Js, ho , al1 you hoped for?" "AVhv, of course." "Fine fellow, gen teelff ""More than that, elegant. He1 talks' like a book.?' - Well,''-when you come to volume second send him to w?.ii,ii .') :a oti- - .i.-i- i uuThere is; a joung lady at Newport who rejoices in fifteen complete toilets, including hats, gloves and slippers. If that "Young lady would only sell thirteen of ber complete toilets, and give 'the Iuticeeds'fo hevpt)dr7 the angels would told a ratification -"meeting. : m. ; ;, -f It too often happens that in pursuing hnpyiqess we are, as it were, only chasing a pr' jjith .a greased tail llackentack cph)h ak. Well, what do you expect? The Declaration of Independence only promises the pursuit of happiness, not its iHssession.-iS'oim,i7('c Journal, .a i Harvey Scofield, - of West Farms. k.Jiaa a, cow tor sale, ana one .aay along came a purchaser.' Is she with calf V heasked.'! Now, Harvey didn't know whether " he wanted i such a cow, and so tomake no 'mistake which might fua trate the sale, he answered: "Partly." : .J, ,:. !,..' t i .!.:';; f it ! 1 TiiENorristown IIcrcM tells n good story about a ruralite who purchased an alarm clock one -day last week,. and re turned it the ''next afternoon. He snid tint it mr.de such fin" infernal racket in the morning thab he couldn't sleep. Ax old farmer, intent on' nicking his will, was asked by the lawyer the name of his wife, ,wl:en , he- gravely replied: .f'Well, indeed,; I really don't recollect what it is; we've been married for up ward of forty years, and I always called her my old woman." The' lawyer left a blank, ' to be filled up when his old woman's name was inserted. Exchange. VWiiE.a bee brings1 pollen' Into' the hive, he advances to the cell in. which it is to be deposited, and , kicks it off; an other bee, one otthe in-door hands comes along and rams it down - with his head and packs into the cell as the dairy-maid packs butter into a firkin. John Bur rougfit. We would prefer not to have any dairy-maid id pack our butter- that way. Travelcrt Record. v- If our butter must be packed in that 'way, let it be done by a' bald-headed daiiy-maid. Rome Sentinel. " ' . TnE Tjondori Wot Id says:' ""There are few' women who, if they have exhibited . the; judgment and tact which generally command a certain measure of liappinest in, life, arrive- at middle ;sge without acquiring an expression' of .'face" which ii often ho bad substitute for actual beauty. Character ' and 'Experience1 leaves- theii mark upon Itlio feminine couHtenance in a i mora conspicuous degree , even ; han jfime itself, and when a woman has once passed the' age' .'of thirty her, face pro claim's) . with " Increasing . distinctness, whetheKhe i3:a daughter of wisdom or 6f folly ' -iJ -' ui -.,. U .1 Ji 1880. A yfoii&S who opened a small millin ery eiore in the tippef paft of the city engaged a paiMer to paint her a sign. Whenitcanie home thtJ other day she saw that it read: " Mrss. J. Elani," etc., iiid ahe called out: " You have got an extra s in Mrs., and you must paint the sign over again." The painter saw the f rroT, but he did not want the job of correcting It, and he replied: "Madam, haven't you had two husbands?" " Yes, sir." "You were a Mrs. when you lost your first?" "I was." "And do yon think a woman can go on marrying for ever and not lengthen her title? Mrss. means a woman who has been married twice, and is young enough to marry again, and only yesterday a rich old coon was in our shop, and said if he had any idea that you were heart free he'd come up " "O, well, you can nail up the sign," she interrupted. And it is there to-day. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. II. W. CU11TIS, Watches, Jewelry & Silverware. Large stock tn. lo prices. SMITH'S OLID STAND, KX0XTiI.I. : .TyF8PKF. febM.'SMlr. ' ' HAM AGE & dO. Moms at M Piteis, And Dear in F-TSTO GOODS, frr'l" Cowan, MrO-iioa !"J KNOXVILI.E, TF.nThE Be:(Wkcpiairruil si' l rompl.'( -.j- k oi rf; ihiu in ihe r of t-ttiourf.-y, w do a J(ll H11N11S bminws In all Its liraii:hea, gasrat ceoiug oar work ll.-stla-ss a-'i 1 at ai ' .v yti as iood work cu doc for. Ord-fis r tnil will l, prompt. T altonde.1 to. buiM76 1t -' -i ' . , -.. ... I i . ;,;! . rr. KNOX V-I;Ij lk, FIBS INSURANCE COMPANY, Ofn 5e East Tennessee ational Bmk. CAPITAL STOCK Sfoo.000. I If ill t.: . ..... '. J o" " OFFICERS. -'jfV' A. tJ1PKNrKK. PsrRiDK'.T.I K' H MenLt'NO. VirB.IaK8iPMHT. , COLUilSJU i rOW SL, SCiHTal.A"TaAf,. DIRECTORS JOSEPH JACqCES. . UALOWt. I.t,. K. 3. S KORl, . U.'TTKELL, W. W. WOOl) UUf'K, O. M. MoOMKK, F. W. T A Vl.ol!, SR. O K. 1,1'iJKV. K II. J V KMIN. V. II. M ;CI.t'U. - FINANCE COMMITTEE. JOSEPH J aqces, : 0. 11. ilcOHEK, X. J. SAN K "10 1 C. E. 1.1 lKY. v STOCKHOLDERS. ti. M. H fVhee, f ll McCitti s:. ' P. A OarpflDtBri W. W. v ("Hull, A. 1.1 '!!. M . I. Koss, V. VV. T4V.t r sr. J. V. FxluersoL, . W. Palmer S. It. I.nttruil. JI. ,1 . Coorinii. i tin If. Hr iwn, Hush MivrltO. . K Lo ky, B. E. Fn-iimt, - ' R T. WMson, This. O'l.'or.M'-, J.dm O. Eaiue.t. V. Tiiarl. . K. M. I.lias, J w I.il'ard, ' ' U. F. Hs. ausH79-l Josepo Jaqnes, h J. Bautoru, , Josnph H Karnes', A. J. Alb-rs. J. Mooutcastle, . W. A. Anderson, S. T. Loan. R. C. Jackson, . W. P. Ohaniberla-n 0. T. Boynton. J. T. Johnston, :i James L. Oaines, , T 8. Webb, W. P. Washbnra. . John E. Chapman. , , Jos. T. McTeer. KtO. PowelU S. Saltmarsh, ,, , Thca. L. Williams, 1. U. Uoxsia, TONSORIAL. By Mack Fulton . .,..4 ' I . . . o At the Cuioieifial Uiute, MOHUT8TO .VX, TENNESSEE. l ., i-i.,nit , .i M.i ... t , T anKHt thelnnbl t, patrnr, and wru'd sst .k.t I r riTaaiiljc i u eil lit-r iu t.omu, oral share hnir mt. Lair d.fss. rlrnii .l.mi.oo, or an i lefftiit whiskr or nioanlmha Oj. ieuua a od erate. . .... FOR THE J J 1 w . a I iicoarsiipir i v"-- , ' f"T "a" 2k no fall l yau-:Tif?kt J .. ... ty I lie i ; -i - -j i r NASHVILLE, r . CHATTANOOGA & ST; LOUIS R. R. i A .'i .1 i .' .-. vi .'. i . ... . ; . j a . 0K,nred. atr an.l r,..mlert yon w:u ni i iiiij I ne to ra nn. tb To; ' r' can b fnrrhafl t prlncltl i.fllcm. l.mi grants wl hing to to West, eitlier t.. i.eate or- rrosneotora win uni it. ,nw.. -n - n- this ronte. Konnd tripeni j?rant ti-sfs on s:e to Coaches on alj night train. . . l.n.a t. ('.IIU.1HU1 UnOUl CIUIS'. ric-,Mu, Gooa oauhes, Good Road and ' ' Quick Time. Leare Chattanooga II on an 2 40 pra Bridgeport I 1" P" 1" - Htereusoo , .....12 ? Ii J ' W Pm ; wan I Pm f ' ' Dechrrd.-- -. . 1 P" Pm I nlUhom J ' p ra ' Wartrace 2 r 1 M n ' Mnrfreesboro" 2 41 pin. 3 1 am Arrlte Nashril:e Siopin 4 0-1 -m LeT Na-hTille f ' P" J; am ArriT aeKenzie-. 11. ' tw l f am ., . -.. Martin , . ,. J ; P l iilon ity . -. nin . pra Meniphia. . on pm : 5 10 am , 8t. JU.ois.-. . 9 P'u .6 1 m For mars, timetables anl all luiormiUoo In re tard to this route, call oa or ad.iren ' W. f, DVNLKV. , .,- Pass Aal.. Chstlan' oia Tenn. A. B. W KKNN1C. jninill .' Trar.AKt., Atlanta, Ga. C. DAVIS, Watch Ma Ker AND -I rni ti 51 JEWFLEP, V. I fi .' ' .. . ; .Mil Ahnomciia to the pohlle that fee la po freparad to d . all kin !s of worn In his line at the moat sat lsrclory prices.' ' . - ' rePAIRIKO i V- Cloeas, Watches and Jtwalr cf all kinds atteated to with promptness and In tha voir bejt slj k. Ajpf a tf le of Jel oidere4 en shoit ootloeand aan. atiioj iursted , , ,A '' t. ., , , " I IF - . . . ... Wi A , .. ... . .'. - '. ; . i . ' , NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. FOUNDRY AID MACHINE 15 0 M PAH Y ROGAN, IvELLKY & CO. Broad St, Knoxvillc, Tonn. MAsrrACTTKtna ok jAIili Gfehriii of 'vcry !)criplioii CIROULAK SVAV MITJS, Jnd fll limit feit:iwfr '- iyf r til'a '! rrn-j-'. . Steam Engines Built and Repaired. HOLLOW WAKK A SVKVIA LTY. A SlUTilR XICLXJM i'7.S MADE JX TlllC HOC UL FRONTS & GRATES OF ALL SIZES' SIDE HILL PLOWS AND FLOY CASTINGS, CAf.E MPLS, Jlaihttad CuMmi, Unto a,t;,jt'lhr Su, Wind-i" .S',',7, S,. Wf.J QJtnim, titrtrt an-l Vaitihtthig (Jrb and JhiMr.' Cwtwj .';"" . ECLIPSE DOME v.. 2'.' r- " ' ' J TTTT; i I sTlhLWELi;s lime kxtiucttko m: rrus ami , f ,1 0 "iJ' JUDSON'S STANDARD (iOVERNuUS I Ull re., of every dercriptfon made oeperly and with dbpatch. oinour4inetoRiveu a call. Castirg paired pro work to do HOPE & MILLER, .Watchmakers and Jewelers COR. GAY AND CLINCH fclB., KNOXVILLE, TLNN., .i . t Keep in Stcck a fall lice of lite anl Jewelry, Sol Site, Sflra-Platel Were, Frior , . .' Table ' Cutlery, Ac. T-Repair5Dir and EoKrimii(r .killfully .xecolel tipon rea-oi r .: tennv b7 Uwmrcceive prompt .tt.ntion ud nUifwUoa Knr,nUr,t. ly GEO. BROWN . ,. General A'jnd for Vie SJc fj dir. " ms&m rim .m:M Which is fast eupcrcedio'g all other twond three-horpe P'ow. '-:. THE BEST PLOW IM THE WORLD I -, A. ';; t.,tm .. . .. ' ft r --f-r .: - ,..iw av $72 00, inclndim? brtke oa box -n.l rnllTriV'SEW M AS-IU.ON- Uaa aa n AffBP Ft 1 1 I i a r HIIU CITK Jl w P I . I I . of onlrSiO.OO, an l t. Mr tb i-m. ' ' - '' We k) 'arl! - J ' ' 1 t . - " J - u,Dg. mid,,. ; jj, g ' -''Commission, !Aur-. ipr4'77-tf VIMI. WILLIAMS. . WHOLESALE '!! i. PEOfiUCEirCOWHISSIOII' BPSHMIT ll " ' PEA WHEAT, CORN, OATS;: HAY: M FLOUR, LAIW IHCOX, mil ED 7 . . FRUll, & 1 ' - l'r Cash Advanced on Produce In Store. Warehouse: Old -Virginia .Depot.. on .Bailroad Track, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE. mij23 79-ly' ; " ' " ' L, Hi I. J. "W. GATJT & SON. i MessilB Mhc'b and Cuiss ion Uercbant .'.;.- ... : . . . ., . No. 203 Gay Street, Knoxvillc, Tenn. ' ' J Rceivei CouAf ntneiti f U kuli of Prodafe, Y.njn WHEAT, COJiy, OATS, RYE, HAY, BACOyt LARD, FLOUR. ...... . DRIED FRUI1, FEATHERS, A. r-,r which the hi5het nuraet pflo 11 r- V i-reJ, I'.bfMl lMif p; 1e 3 k ontignieat C'Urg Kbrl rl fmfit'on Ruraatl. 5 1 if VOL. XIV. NO li.. AGENTS FOR THE TDHBISE ..WATFMHEEL, to order and Machinery all tindi r;. MSrYVe invite rerscna hnvn g ni cU c t uisrl ,D ly .1 f -," ; 7 t'al. aai Jaclu lint " " " - , i - . - iJi ..w.T..,. I!.s. Fine I e I'l "1 S 13 I3'X Merchant; i roroi utUo; GEO.- biiown. a J Lira IS- oJ .;.,. LMBiraisU.saVJ a ;.y-l'-f LviM V.lV mil ,i!r ,t.;:a..'J id ,ufcii 1- i :