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A WKKKLY JOl'KXAL. rt'ELUUEIi UVFUY rill l' AY MOKNINU, Ily T. It. IIAHIIISON, On Dollar per cnr in Ad uncc. One l)olhr aud Cfty tents if it j'uiu r... i.tl.- I 1 V.JOI1 YVOKK. executed with ueatnet ami Avh utci , at it'.' VAN UUliEX COUNTY OKFICKKS. s7 UTilACKMA X, KeirMor, of Deeds Attorney at Law, and Notary 1'uMic, will atVuid to the business of I ouvov uiiclui?, drawing grecrucnt. a .plications br crouv land, wills, Vo the pun-huso ami sale frl enato, payiimt f taxes, examination ol titles an 1 tho compromising ol' contliotmK Cttli-s. Ac. Office in the Court House. 0 ly a. ir. nasi?, Iudc of Probate, and Notary Public, Van H"i vA. CouvoyaMcintfaud other huvnesa per,ni.n ing to said UScci promptly attended to. alio attend to tho nurchfiso and fnit-' ot Kcii T.Btate, KiaminiDj? Titloi, pfljiti T.xos pro Vuriuf? Hcunty Land Warrants Ac. Oiiiceii. tho Court House, 2d door on the tuht. I'll AND MUt HIC HAItns, Attomt, SolicitiT and Counselor at Law. l'p in diting Attorney f r ho County of N an Huron, Jaunty Land "and lMisi-n A pent. Cotitruet drawn, and collccUr promptly attended to.- niK..A Ik 0n I ,nrt lloiI-C. ll'J-lf. Paw Fa"", Michigan. J, M. JiWL OX, lVunty Treasurer, Van Huron County, Notary Pub lie, will Pttend to tin; purchase and ulo ot Ileal Kstatc, examining title, paying Taxes, pro curing Uounty L:nd arr ir.u, A;. Uihci'in the Court llouf. 1-ly. BUSINESS GAUDS. VOL III. NO. 49. PAW PAW, MICH, Fill DAY, MARCH 10, 18-58, WHOLE NO. 15:3 POETR'Y. Somo TMiigH Love Jle. T. It. IIMUIINO.N, vu'V. Ji.h. News and rirncntiil Printer V ! IVu-r, Cards. l'.-M 1 i. k.-t-. Ac. epeo- ,, r, ' xeeiited i;h "'-nt-. and -li.-if JJ re-.fCtt'llllv x.li.ited. 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All yitliitt nml nil witliout mr, 1 c l a liu l.incltoly thrill ; Arul tho ilarkms vv r.hout me, Oh, lu.w still ! To my foot the river glidi-th Tlirou-h the sluulow, sullen, hirk ; On tho rtrotm the v.hi'e inO'.n ri'leth Jiikc a Lark And the linden leans above me, Till I think seine things there 'e In this dreary world that love mc K cn me! (lentlc buds are blooming near mo, Shedding sweetest breath around. Countless voices rise to cheer mo From the ground ; And the lone bird comes T L"ar it In the tall and windy pine, Pour the sadness of hi.-: rpirit Into mine j There it swings and sinrs above me, Till I think jsonie there te In this dreary world that love me Even mc ! Now the moon hath floated to me, On the stream I see it sway, Swinging boat like, as t'wnuld woo me Far away; And the stars bend from the azure I t'Miild reach them wlure 1 lie--And th'V whisper all the pleasure Of the sky; There they hang and smile above me, Till I think some fliincr there be, In the very heavens that love me Kveu me ! Now when comes this tide of even, Like a solemn river slow; (Jentlc eyes, nkrn to ileavon, On mc glow Loving eyes that tell their story, Speaking to my heart cf heart.-8 J l$u 1 sigh, a thing of gtory Soon depart:. Yet when Mary soars above mo, I must think that there 'will be One star more Even me ' The Troud Lover. r.Y It. II. sTiiAUI. now to i: vu a iiomi:. The other evening I came home with an extra ten dollar bill in my pocket money that I had earned by uut ot-doors work. The fact is that 1 am a clerk m a down store, at a .salary of ftiOO per an num, and a pretty wife and babe to sup port out of it. I suppose the Income will sounu amaz ingly small to two and three thousand doHar oihee holders, but nevertheless we contrive to live very comfortably upon it. Ve live on? 'I'-or of an unprctendod little house for which we pay ?1."0 per annum, and Kittv my wife, you'll understand dfii'u all her own work, so that we lay up a neat little sum every year. I've got a balance U two or three h'tn dred dollars at the saving bank the hoard of several years, ami it is astonishing how rich I feel! Why, llothehild himself, vr?st't a circumstance to me! Well, 1 ca.se ho" villi my extra bill, and showed it triumphantly to K'Cty n-h" of course was delighted with my industry and thrift. "Now, my love," said I, "just add this to our account at the bank, and, with in terest at the end of the year Forthwith 1 commenced cistinjrH crest and calculating in my brain. Kitty wa silent, and rocking the cradle with her foot. " I've been thikintr, Harry," she said after a moment's pause, that since you've rot this extra money, we might well aflbrd to buy a new rug. "This is getting .Jrea I fully shabby, my dear, you mibt see." ' I looked dolefully at the rug it was worn shabby enough, '.hat was a fact. " 1 can get a new velvet pattern for seven dollars," resumed my wife. (t yt'7-:-S cm infitirs!" groaned I. " Well, then a common tufted ng l'ke this, would cost taily three dollars said mv cautious better half, who, seeing she wouldn't carry her first ambitious point wisely withdrew her guns. " That's more seiwolo," taid I, " we'll toe vbout it." il And there is another thing I want," continued my wife, putting her hand coax ingly on my shoulder, and it is not at all cxritvat;ant either." I saw such a bmlg sillc (lre8-pat tern on Canal street this morning, and I can get it for ix dollars, ojy six dollars Har ry ! It is tho cheapest thing I ever and I looked meaning glances at one an other. " lhrry," said she, "tlr.t n'.g Isn't to bad after all, and my green silk will do a year longer with care." And a silver vat'-h is ipii'e as rood for all practical purposes, as a gold re peater," Mad 1. "We will set vi do all imaginary wants !'' " The ten dollars must go to the bank stf.id Kitty, and I'll economize the cop persjust as Mrs. Wihimt did. O ho happy she will bo rmorg the rose?5 in that cottage next spring !" Our merry teakettle sung us a cheerful little S'ng over the lire that niuht, and the burden was " Economy and r. house c f your own ami J tho roses and couutry air?" " ' 1 1 Jtnte?" of AilvcrlMu; C i!- . ; it ur-. ( 12 Unci or ) i.ne inmtionM. .. On fpure, a-h rn'ceipieiif in- rt i r, -' I u K i n: r, (1- liliei or l -.) one i ar ( ue - piiire, " Mi'nt!.J, In.e ...j.iaiv, " '' thn e ttlie ('..liiliill, otic J e ir Mt.flt) Mie ' Iiinm, .-iv ni'iiit'is-. I'. ",0t One t'.-liiinii, three month 1'U.IMI Half iU one veir....... 36,0C ne .jr. d i d di SH.t'C HLANKS of all hind''. iiifdndin Warrantee l.-ed- I UiH Head J'iit Chiim l.rd- I 1'datik N'-.tti T.'iil Coiitraet- ... ! S h" d Cert itii uti.. . . . Ih.lid', (all Mud',) J Selio. JUo.rt- ; llxecutious ' M irria.'e ( citit'.iate. ,. . AUvayi t i he t -nitd l'Jr f.ih' Hi a hove. house ?"ho continued, turning towards the porter. " Ve " " Are vou after these people?" " Ves." "Then you may return. Jacob Man fred "r-s o n.) Tior house while 1 live. The porter razed imiuisitivelv into the anil the waters riisli' d '(uY)i and swept face of the man who addressed him, and j that man's mill-dam into kingdom come, then left the house. and lo and behold, in the morning when " hon't vou remember me?" exclaimed j he ir't up he f und he was mt worth a the strantrcr, trrasping the old man by the d un. Now, my young breethering, when fork of Ager creek, and it was a good mill and ground a sdte ot grain, but the man what built it was a miserable sinner, and never giv anything to the church ; and my breethering, one night thar come a dreadful storm of wind and rain and the fountains of th ijreat Jccn was broken up Iln-rid Spoil the Water. A SKKTCII ntOM LITE "Ah, Jaoub, nw you sec how all your hopes arc gore. Here we are, worn out by age all our children removed from us by the hand of death, and ere lolig ve must be inmates of the poor house. Where now, is ah the bread you have cast upon tho waters ?" The old, white haired man looked up at his wife. He was indeed bowed down with years, and age sat tremblingly upon him. thteolj Mantreil luul been a compar l.aiid " I crmnot call you to rncmoiy now," said '.Jacob. " l)oyou remember Lucius Willi a v. s ?" "Williams?" repeated .Jacob, starting up from his chair and gazing earnestly into the face of the man before him. f VeJ, .Jacob Manfred, Lucius William.' that little b'y whom, thirty years r.go, you saved from the house of correction ; that p'w-r boy whom you kindly tool; from the bonds cf the law, and placed on one of 3'our own vissd.; " "And" "Ves I am the mar. you made. Vou found mc a rough stone from the Jiands of poverty and Jnd example. It tvas you who took off the evil, and lint led me to tlic sweet waters of moral life and happi ness. 1 have profited by the lessons you taught mc in my early youth, nnd the warm spark which your kindness first ! lighted up in my bosom has grown bright- in Heaven 4to love me- atively wealthy man, and while fortune er ever since. With an affluence fr life, I smiled upon liinx he had ever been amomr I settled down to enjoy tho rest of my days the Urst to lend a listening car and a help-1 in peace and happiness, with such good in" hand to the call of distress: but now J work as my hand- may find to do. I heard of your losses and bereavements, I know that the children ot your own liesit misfortune wvi his. Of his lour boys, nt one was left. Various misfortunes came in painful succession. Jacob and his wife were ulone, and gaunt poverty looked them coldly in the face. "Don't repine, Susan," said the old m-n " True, we are poor, but we are not yet forsaken." "Nut forsaken Jacob ? Who is there to help us now ?" Jai-ob Manfred raised his tremblinc fin gers toward' !eaven. " Ah, Ja'ub. 1 know God is our friend; but we should have friends here. Look Lack and see how raany you have befrien ded in days gone past. Yott eat 'Cur bread upon the waters with a free hand, but it has not yet returned to you." " Hvsh, fcfasan, you forget what you say. To be sure, I may have hoped that omo .... . iii'i. f kind Jiiml on earth Woum nil me irom I never yet could understand II ow men could bve in vain ; I hold it weak and wrong to love, And not b- loved again. For me, 1 i ii i -1 have heart for heart, Ih ny me that, and we must part. There be who h.vo, or think they love, Without return fr years : Thi-v waste their days in fruitless Their nejdit in hop less tears. Not such am I ; my heart is free, I love not her who loves not me ! TAKiNti a Turn's Likeness. A no- I i . l .1 ' c ....... ........ ,..! . . . SJinr.liv innrn. Vlanufacturcr of a'nd deal.r in aVlmds of Cabinet y McDoilgal and Wibby ol ' . t.. . ,r in... 'I-..I.1..J i ..trx tivo fnrcf. for ooet'at n'r OtitliC ware: cons'pvin in rnn ui u-.m-, . , u... ......- - - -i C. M. ODtLL, M 1). 1 llomcopntliio rhy-icijn. JS.irireon tn'it, nnd, blwtrician. Also, dealor in I'.oohs tt Matioii- j t ry. He nny at all tin ho found at his Kesid nco t-n the corner of Nile l'aw l'u .v st. j liTictly hoiith i f Chili, frelhck a. treen silk dress ?" " That old thing ! Why, Harry, I've worn it ever since we have been mar ried." " Is it soiled or ragged ?" " No or course, but who wants to wear the samo greni dress forever? Every -bode knows it is the only silk dress." " Well, what then!" " That's ju-t a man's question," pouted Kittv. And L suppose you have not ob served how old fashioned my old bonnet is getting ! " Why I thought it looked vry rent and ta.-teful since vou put on that black vel vet winter trimming." "'Of course you r-n hove no taste fur such matters." We were silent for a moment; I am j afraid we b..th felt a little out of humor , ! at one am.thor. In fact oi. ny journey home I had cntertaimngsoine serius tuo t of exchaniriug my old silver watch, for a more modem time-piece of gold and had mentally appropriated tho ten dollars for lurthering the purpose. Saving bank reflection- had come Inter. As wo sat before our lire, each wrapped in thought, our neighbor Mr. Wiluiot hulked ' the door, lb- was employed the same stop- a myself, and his wife a Tl.if liutvn't rrm Wfc a veTv orCttVTThrrctmi Wr-r.i -4.T4i.il:t T 1. ..... v.. - , 4 . - ... T nut cxpeci it as a rewaru ior anj uuu . have done. If I hsve helped the unfortu nate in davs gone by 1 have had my full reward in knowing that! have done my dutv to my fellows. O, of all the kind deeds thai I ha-o done for my suHerinu' fellows, J would not for gold have one them blotted from my memory. Ah my fond wife, it is the memory of the good done in life that makes old ago happy. Even now I can hear again the warm nnd heartfelt thanks of those whom I have be friended, and again I see their smiles." " Yc.v Jacob, 1 V.r.ow yen have been good, and in your memory you can be happy. Ihit alas ! there is reality upon which we mut dwell v:c must bey f:r ? or (-fitrv. Tho eld man started, with a deep mark of pain upon hi- features. '15eg! ' he replied with a quick ihiid di r. " No, Su.san we are " He hesitated, and a big tear rolled down his furrowed check. " We nre what, Jacob?" are all gono ; but 1 am a child of your bounty a child of yo7ir kindness and vou shall still be my parent. Come, I have a home and a heart, and your pres ence will make them both warmer, bright er, and happier. Come, my more than father, and you my mother come. Vou male my youth a'l bright, ami I will not ser vour old ago iloomed to darkness. Jacob Manfred tottered forward, nnd fell upon the bosjm of Ids preserver. He could not speak his thought?, for they were too heavy for words. When he looked up again, lie souHit his wife." "Susan," said he, in a choking, tremb ling tone, "my bread has come back to mc !" " Forgive me, Jacob." " No, Susan. It is not 1 who must for give (!od holds us in Id hand." "Ah!"' munnurcd the wife, i.z raised h-r streaming eyes to heaven, " I will never dor t him fgrmi." A IIarpM Sermon. Mv Tb-iTMcv-KD IJitKKTiir.uiNO ; lam an unlarnt h:ud-s'ieJl Uaptist preacher, of whom you've no doubt heern before, anl I now appear here to expound the Scrip ture and pint out the narrow way which loads from a vain world to the streets of Jerusalem, and my text which I shall choose for the occasion, is in tho leds of the llible, somewhere between the second Chronic-ills and the last chapter of Timo thy Titus and when you find it, you will n " 1 .1 ...... 1 . . Lin: r. in rpc.:c wortu ; " And they shall gnaw a file and flee unto the mountains of Hepsidam, where the lion roanth and the wang-doodle nourneth for its lirst-born." Now, my breethering, as I have before told you, 1 am an uneddicati d man, and ktiow nothing about grammar talk and coUidire hiudi-f tlutiu ; but I'm a tdain un larnt preacher of the ( lospil what's been sovhim of temptation overtake ye, take ."arc y ot Ln't f-.l from ojaee and become T:e that man's miii not worth a dam; for " they shall gnaw a file and flee unto the mountains of Hepsidam, whar the lion roarcth and the wan-doo?'? inorn cth for its first-born." " Whar the lijn roan th and the wang I:odh: nnuriu th for its first-born." This part of the tot, my breo'hering, is anoth er, figger of speech, and isn't to be taken as it says. Jt do-n't mean . the liowlin' wildeptes-, what Jo!.n the hard shell Lap tbt was fed on locusts and wild nsscs, but it means my breethering, the city of New Vurleans, tho mother of harlots and hard Jot whNr com is wortJt six bits a bushei one day, and nary red tho next; whar niggers arc a 3 thick .? black Jmgs in r, spoiled Jacon ham, nnd gamblers, thieve and pickpockets go skittiug about tlic streets like weasels in a barn-yard vhar they have cream-colored horses, gilded carriages, marble saloons with brandy and sugar in 'em whar honest men are scar cer than hull's teetJi, and a -tnnre Wo man once tuk in your beb;v-c l jreachcr and bamboozled him out of two-hundred and twenty-seven dollars in the twinklin' of a sheep's tail; but she can't do it again. Hallalujah ! for " they shall gnaw a file and flee unto the mountains of Hep sidaiii, ;"hr t Jjyfj roarcth r.n l the wang-doodle niourneih for i.3 first-born." 3Iy breethering 1 am cat tai.'i of tha flat-boat you see tied up thar, and I've got aboard of her Hour, bacon, oats, pota toes nnd apples, and as good Monongehcly h:?key as ever you drank; and I'm mighty apt to git a big price for it all. lut what, oh, my breothcring would it all be wuth if I haden't relidgin? Thar' T'rtin !i'c rcl'dgin,.my breethering. It's better nor silver and gold jimtracrs, and you can no more get to heaven without it, than a jay bird can ily without a tail. Thank the Lord I'm an uneddicated man, my brec thing, but I've scftrclied tlic scrip ture? fVvra Ihn to J-arshcbce, and found !iv.'7 Tj;lii r-tv S u.l l.-l 1.11 rp - lidgin the hot of all relidgTr.s. Ahd it't' not like the Methodists what expect V git into heaven by hollerin hell-tire, nor like the Universalis!.? wliat gits up)n tli broad gage and goes the whote hog; nur the United Hreeth. ring what takes each' other by the seat of the britches and trys to lift theirselvcs into heaven; horthc Catherliks what buys thru tickets from' their priests but it may be likened, my breethering, unto a man what had to cross a river, and when ho get thar 'the ferry boat was gone nnd lie just relied up hi:i britches and wailed over hallelujah ! for " they shall gnaw a file and flee unto th mountains of Hepsidam, whar the lion ronvth and the wang-doodle mournc-Mi f.r its fir.-t-bu'i." IViss the hat, brother 7un, 'n 1 Ut everv hard-shell rhell out. Amen ! Jio4-Ucad, l.un?, Toilet, W.nl.in? una Lip.t tickets of two ladies in Emadway. The j m the same stoiv a myseit, ana nis wiu rtandttc.,eu-. Coili" wade to ordfr. aj ro- 1 f fin.lin.r ,nV stolen t.ropertv was an old family friend. rcon,aopt)cM.K.Churc,,Mai,,- , "tfici r notf, din, tl-lM h,,t , A. IUNOS cj. CO. i after taking hi, likeness. The pickpocket, said taking a seat I have purchase, hal tVprictor l'aw Taw Livery Stvhlo. ll..r.nn.li howt.vcr, refuel to permit them to take little cottage on the HI omngdale road to in times to let. ns ... -nw i- j . cture, am was acconlingiy locked art of tho country wih 'eypatch. ' l , , m. a- r r. . of Kxj"i.se llou'l. Terms mod-1 up for sever d hours. 'I he otlrers liudtn-. ( ) Cod. J thou-dit so." fell from the poor wife's 'lips, as she covered her lace j preordained, and eallul to cxp.M tin L.i. i."i.n...f , .T h.vo hnn.rl.t s. and Scr.pturs to a dym world, and prepare I have tried to school myself to the tho't; a preverse generation for the day o , ii .i xerifh fur " tliev sliall o-naw a file and but mv l'Oor Heart not near u. - . . . c m -i i; :. . y " c.fiK. r.m.l flee unto the mountains of Hepsidam " 'I I IIOL Zl'lC .', I. . ', .-.'in. .r.v.. , 'Jarriags at all veye.1 U any i tstahle in rear em to. i. v.. Nvi:irr, Mannfacturer and dealer in nil kin l' of CahitK-t Ware, eoni.tiif; in j-art of l'.ureaiiJ, Tfihle.. Dcd'tefid. Lounges, Toilet. Wii-li'm' and l.ihi .stand, tic, ac, 'otVins made t rd r. All Hudtrf produce and luniher taken in payment f..r wlM'-h will ho pail the hih.t inark-t pr i. e. NVarerooms, ouo hor north of the He I lilaek- n.itli hiP. 1 I -tr. l.awtun, '."v1 .1. .. l . , . .1 ,..1 . I., .1.1 cut j lien ne luuiimni-'i iivi'. .... ! not permit th. m to necompbh their wish thev to. V Mm on Eroadway and jdaeed .r,l v. .y Lack. Wit ll t ie WOMS "a "What! that beautiful little wroden cottage with the piazza and lawn and fruit garden behind!" exclaimed Kitty almost cnvioii.dy. " Is it nossible?" I cried. A little cot- ... . . ft . i . t i i pickpocket " in laru'e letters, inscribed tage Home ot my own, jusi nue mat. i ua i Ji..,.. ...M ft,.r r.nrndin him itn and i often admired on the Eloomingdale road, down th' street for some time, followed Miel iii:jamin HIMMO.NS, Clock and Watch maker, and Jeweler. Mattawan, Michigan. Hepairin hme in the he.-t nniiiier and on reason ahle terms. laO-ly. i:. o, ntJTi.r.it Vi co., Ik in- Ti 1,. ir., will i.le.i"- C'' ; u a call helore p-ir- rhainse1i-wh-rc. lj'. Paw I'av, .Vv h. by about two hundred boys and nu n, he finally yielded to the officers, and was ta ken to the gallery, where a fine picture- of him was taken, lie was th.cn discharged from custody. Illinois pLMornAcv. The two wings of the Democracy of Fcoria county, in had always been tho one crowning ambi tion of my life a distant and almost hope less point, but no Ws earnestly desir- ei ile-ali? an-1 ltaH dcih-n in American. ';n-! attcmptin a political meeting on the 10th, in Ci-rrr and Mutt Iron Ware. Th-ne wi-h-l i),cn on one side, and the Dullglas bolters ' ' 1 . ... - ....II . . . . 1 . . il . . I N. C, Hit LUES, fi,,.ior ;.i nrr.cnics and rrovisiori", Yh , Fruit, ,Nnt i'aif's, (d, Vankco Notion, Woo Ion, Willow n'l Stone War,Contuvtionery, Cijrtrs, rni?s atet Mod.rmo- F.oks and Stationery, pure Li ,uor for Medicinal and Mrliamcal pur- prJ CtC,te. ; orimm w.n. u aw fix, .v ,-.,r in l)rv(;oo l.,.(Jro f r -es . 1 1 a t wn r-, i ' on the other, each tried to get the control, and the meeting at last was obliged to ad journ without action. (Very different f rom the meetings they held here in the HnP Thev liad a irrcat dra! of (ictimi hrr mul nothin; ' . On the next evening they again met and after a ime-t b..Utcrou3 scss'nm, the Hondas faction saeeeeded in crushing out the adininistiati n demociacy and passing r.n..l.:.nnn resolutions. The Euchan- ' ''( ! tliii'l?, I'.'"'- flH,l blioe", 1 1 at.s and Caps, j pr(Y say 1 1 1 oy arc the majority and A.r. Store, Mui'li ,i.J-j M.iinatrt. they intend holding a meeting of their 7)7:v"l VnRMVti A- WOOHMAX, " ..wnf iud.in- the Fre,ident andopp. --ing nr-n.l.hi f,r tho profit of! houghs for hi. congressional mtcrlerence t,hi.'iibnNrr. Ao c.M ' pi oi;'.;-' ly a't'.n ' ...i;,,,,. "Why, Wihnot," faidl, "how did this happen? i ou've only been in bu-?ness eiirlit or ten months loncer than 1, at a salary a trifle larger than mine, yet I could as soon buy the mint as purchase a cottage like that." "Well said the neighbor, "we have all been working to this end for years. My wife has darned, mended and saved and we have lived or plan fairc, and have done with the cheapest things. Jhit the magic charms of the whole affair was that wc laid aside rm ;v7i that was not needed by actual positive wtint. Yes, I have seen my wife lay by red coppers, one bv one." " Will, you arc a lucky fellow," said I with a sigh. " Times nre hard, you know just now, nnd t!.r owner w.vs not whnt You call an economical man, and he was glad to sell even at a moderate price, so you see that even hard times' hive helped me!" When our neighbor had gone, Kitty the old man, laying his hand upon her arm. " It makes but little difference to ii. i . i i . U? now. e nave not long to remain on arth : and let us not wear out our la.-t days in Useless repin'.ng. Come, come. Eat when shall wc go : " Now to-day." " Then (lod have mercy on us." " lb .nil." "aid Jacob. The old couple sat for a while i" silence. When they were aroused from their pain ful thoughts, it was by the stopping of a li-ht cart in front of the door. A man entered the room where they sat. He was the porter of tlic poor hoiue. "Come, Mr. Manfred," no s;a;d, " the guardians have managed to crowd you in to the poor houe. The cart is at the door, and you can get ready as yooii as possible." Jacob Manfred had not calculated the strength ho should need for this ordeal. Ther- was a coldness in the very tone and manner of the man who had come for him that went like an ice bo!t to his heart, and with a deep groan he sank back into his seat. "Conic be in a hurry," impatiently urged tho P'orter. At that moment a carriage drove up at the door. " Is th'u the house of Jacob Manfred ?" This question was a.-ked by a man who entered from the carriage. He was a very kind looking man, about forty years of ag. "Thai, is my name," said Jncob. - "Then they told mc truly," uttered the new comer "Are vou from the work- Naml Him ! Nami: Him ! ! A Wash ington correspondent of the lh.i.i'inv gives the daughter of a cabinet -mi nist-ir the credit ef defeating the Administration Kansas Committee in the House the other day. It liappencd in this wise: " It i.; v hi. pored is social eirei. s Iiore, that the defeat of the Committee of thir- j teen on the Kansas bill, whieh the Ad- whar the lion roarcth and the wang-do.,dIc i ministration ii iy one. vote, is atirn.uteo mourneth for its first born." My beluv-cd breethering, the text says, "they shall gnaw a file." It don't say thev war. but they smlf. And now there's mor'n one kind of file. J lit res the hand saw file, rat-tail tile, single file, double lile and profile ; but tho kind of file spoken of here i.-n't one of them kind nuther: because its a ligg. r ot spceeli, my breetherin., and mean goin' it alone and ettin ukered; "thev shail gnaw a file and fke unto the mountains of Hepsidam, where the lion roarcth and tint wang-doodle mourneth for its lirst-born." And now there be ;;ome hi re with fine clothes on thar backs, brass rings on ihr.r fingers and lard on thar bar, what goes it while they're young; and thar be broth ers here' what as l ng as thar consti tution and forty cent whiskey lasts, goes it blind; and thar be sisters here what, when they jrit sixteen years old, cut thar tiller ropes and g"cs it with a nrdi ; but 1 say, my dear breethering, take care you don't and when Oabriel blow bis l ist trump, tint you've all vent it .-.lone ami trot ukered: for "thev shall gnaw a file and flee unto tho mountains of Hepsidam, whar the lion roarcth and the wang-doodle mourneth fr its lir.-t-born." And, my brcctherieg, there's more damsbesid.s Il.pidam. Tbar's Eottcr dam, lladdam, Amsterdam, Mill-dam and don't-care-a-dam the lat of v hi !i, my der breethering, is the worst of all dams and reminds me ef a eireum. -taut e I oncet knew in the. State of Illcnoy. There w.i d man whit built him a roll on ti e cad to a lady, daughter of one of our cabinet minisUiJ. 0: e ol her victims, ,i promin ent bt,f. doubtful member from the North, who i .ighing himself into premature wrinkles and ugliness, conceiving, on the evening huh ro the Vote was fake n, that Miss evinced a preference for a ri val member, would have his revenge by voting again.-t the Administration : tho result was, the bill w; your ear. y for we .-aw s )- f ( A word in That nuvibrr'.s fate is sealed, Mi.-s an hour ago, and had she swallowed all the pickles of her father's lad state dinner, In r feelings could not l ave b en more aeiduhtcd against him f'-r his recreancy. A Emiiim; Euiiu:. One da) not juitc three weeks ago a lady of the icin ity, says the Johnstown, (I'.t.) Echo, at tended the funeral of her mother at o'clock P. M.; was led to the altar ? blushing bible (wc prvumAshe blushed; if she didn't she ought) at ' o'clock, just three hours afterward--, and now is making application f r a diyrc. r The EoMon IWf gives the follow iug toast at a surprise party February 'J, lsCi; "Here's tii the man who swears, steals, and lies s Wears o'f from drinking, steals a way from bad e-mpnny, and lies in ail holiest bed." tTj" U S hi' triet Attorney Hockday, hai arrival f-om Utah, with dispatches from Col. Johnston. Col. J. expects to advance o:i to Salt Lake City by the first efMav.