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IWatriagos and (lentil piihlUlmd freo. l -if - arif" cn.ife.l as &JwruinfMit.. ML. s SOT OST. TY lonft of tmuptthr. the jrentl wnrtl fipo mn low that onir anjfl tuwrd Tbt non-t art rf i-nre wHf-KJu-ntk-N Comb Iff1 mn( but mrket by aujtvjV : Ttuwe are nut Umt. T wrr. moftir of trrnW utrmln, Vrniiff from a po brt hj erf and pain. And cbotd timid I Tr with doubt mtiA fpr. To busy erowdn, who m-rre( y fiati) to hear : These ar not tost. Tta B.lfit tm that fa'l at doail of t.1thft Orrr ottd robr, that orro w-te pur ard whHr; ",T ri, n incrn rmm the mui. ionica; ior-iMt tnMk it draa and whole; Tbe are not lnt The hariir drr-mm that v1adtHM all otir ynth. wtM-a ). am had to of wlf and mre f truth i n cnihihin j faith, an tram) ail and an aweet, hich rat Mke Mary at the Maker's feet : These are nrt kt. The kiz4Ty plan drbwd for othera'itood, aeMnm jrnfd. to little andrnitnod ; The rrfrt, atesdfaM 'ore that atrore to win Soma wanderer from the wys of Bin : Tbeae are not lost. Not fc-et. O tord ! for, fn Thy city riiih. Oar frf eball see the pat by e'earer liffbt, and tiling lnrff btride-t frnm oir ir below rboa wilt rrTea', and we aball aare'y know Tb-y ware not lost. UlRAKt'H BUXILIiTION. 4 JT KM. M. A. DKNIBON. " Some callers for Minn Westbury, Mid tbe well-trained horrt Rervant, as Be presented cams on a silver salver. " Oh. mamma ! its those fashionable Mara : just the best people in Wuhinr ton 1 ' John, tell them 111 be down very soon. What ihall I wear, mamma, please tell me quick ? Tf Cousin Stella wasn t so awfnOy stnpid she might have got my lavender silk ont by this time ; r my lovely blue one with the point lace trimmings. Pray ell me, some- Doav. wnat l snail wear. "The silver-gray you have On with rresh ribbon will he prettier than an elaborate dress. I shonldn't think of making an ewraing toilet if I were yon, oui mr mo mays, sua Bteun. "That's because you don't know any thing about them," responded Garnet. wnat can sncu fashionable people nave nt common with you ? Probably you 11 never speak to tbem in your life, and she threw ribbons and necklace, watch and chain recklessly on the mar ble-top table ;"n her haste : while her mother, who bad brought costly, im ported dress from the wardrobe, pro ceeded to amy her only and beautiful child in it. For Oarnet was beautiful and had been brought np, as her father often said. " without reeard to cost" To please her, the old oil-merchant bad consented to spend the winter in Washington at one of the first hotels and to inonr no end of expense, for Gar net was wild to see and mingle with the best society. There also he had found his niece, the daughter of his dead brother, ill at an ordinary boarding bourn, and in the goodness of his heart had insisted upon her leaving an arduous position and pending the winter with his family. aTeelinsr'tbe need of rt and retal iation Stella ha J accepted the kind offer. much to the spoiled Garnet's chagrin, who saw only in the little plain figure and somewhat old-fashioned garments a dowdy and a foil. In fact she was very much ashamed of her cousin and took no pains to hide her dislike. "They are very worthy people, I be lieve.'' Stella answered, with a flush on her cheek. Very worthy ! Good patience ! mam ma, hear her the very pink and perfec tion of Washington society ! Very worthy'eople, indeed ! Why, there are persons ta.moM give half they are worth to be called upon by the Mays. Do you really think they are very worthy people, Stella ? How mnoh they would be obliged if they could hear yon." Her eonsin settled anietlv into 4ier corner igain with a book, bnt the flush! on her cheek had faded into paleness, i great artist, Worth, the prince of dress makers. " Mamma, said Anno May, iu a Voice strikingly nnlike the high-pitched ton ol Miss Garnet, would it not be as well to mention the business for which we called npon Miss Westbury ? Garnet's ears tingled so that perhaps a new splendor shot from tbeir pendant jewels, for was this not a prelude to an invitation to tneir nonse, to some tier- man or grand reception, where she might see the president, and some of the great men of the ennntrv ? " Yes, dear," said Mrs. May, in the same low. modulated tones. "Yon see. M'bs Westbury, we have been searching the city for a missing friend, and havinc heard, accidentally, that you were a re lation, we called to see if you con Id ive us any information concernihsr Miss oteua uien. " Stella Glen! Mv cousin !" exclaim ed Garnet, the blood receding from her oneeks, while she inwardly wondered at the stranga question. Was it possible. after all, that this conld have been the only object of their visit ? Did they not come to make her a call of acknowl edgment, or of oottopliment ? Conld it be only to inquire after Miss Stella, who perhaps they took for a dress maker ? And who knew bnt she might have been one she was suoh a stickier for the rieht of women to help them selves ? and at the thought her cheek burned. She drew back a little, mortified to the heart. Had all her fine clothes, her point lace gone for nothing? Had she been called down, it seemed to her now. like a servant, to tell whatever she knew a bora her cousin ? "Miss Gleu ip here, with ns, said Garnet. "What I in this hotel ? Oh. mamma !' exclaimed Miss Anne, with sparkling ... .... "l will go up and eena her down. said Garnet, rfsine. "Pav, don't think us so rnde," said Mrs. May, and her hand was on the bell-rope. A card was sent np by the servant. while Garnet sat null, in mute surprise. her high spirits gone, her vanity laid low. Presently, to her horror. Stella ap peared in the doorway, in the same identical black silk dress rusty at that which she always wore. Hat now Gar net caw with new eyes saw a delicacy and beauty in her figure, an expression in her face that had been sealed to her hitherto. What was her exceeding astonishment to note that all the Mays rose, and with outstretched hand Welcomed her cousin with the warmest demonstrations. Miss Anne kissed her ; Mrs. May patted her cheek and called her darling ; Miss Belle chided her for not coming to see them : all had a kind word, a rial wel come, for the girl Garnet had considered little nobody. At last the truth came out. Miss Glen was the daughter of one who bad been a brave soldier during the w ar. Her father had died, nobly giving his life np in the heroic effort to save his 2 oa it i A? nupenor uuior uu wa uuicw Col. May. Miss Glen bad then devoted herself to the sick and wounded in hospital and had, singularly enough, snoceeded by her devotion in carrying through a ter rible illness the son of this same tJoL May. a young lieutenant, who had been dangeronsly wounded at Gettysburg, .From that time the Mays adopted hor as nearly as possible until they left for Europe. They tiad been very anxious to take her with them, but as the young omoer aforesaid had made proposals of marriage to Miss Glen, and been re- lecied. she verv wuielv declined. f 4bia Garnet learned afterward. At , . she only felt a burning resent- lei t UK this quiet, unfashionable a hd i preceded her in the good (lUS&HOrPEK RIIIX. ' !a' fOW ? 1lyh- - ne of the most prominent -tt.w E?Mto P 'N- town" and it seemed l.ke wnir.in 7 '1'n.ttw nrnhahlw an tha I . ... full waiting. They probably saw in the papeis that I have just come ont. I'll wear both diamond rings, mamma. Dear me, I wish the interview was over. They say that Miss Bella M-y wears an India shawl of almost fabulous value, given to her by feme great eastern mag nate, and that Miss Anne is to marry an earl, an English earl ; think of that ! If ever we go abroad it will bs of such ad vantage to be acquainted with her." She swept once or twice back and forth, her splendid train srjreadinsr in peacock glory over the rich hues of the carpet, then taking one last look in the cheval mirror, and posmg her head in its daintiest fashion, she walked out of the room like a little princess, conscious of being at her best. " Isn t she dressed a little too much for a day call ? ' asked Mrs. Westbnrv. anxiously, as she saw the last iris glitter . i . i - i . . , . , , , lire rwu sua vanisu at me uiresnoia. " 1 think she is." said Estelle. ouietlv. " I'm afraid so ; but what could I do? Oarnet has had her own way so long that I never pretend to dispute her wishes or her taste," sighed the meek nine woman a sad confession for a mother to make, as Estelle thought, wnn a piiymg iotk. " fray, are the Maya so very wonder 1 ? asked Mrs. Westbury. " I believe they are of very good lamiiv, ana l enow thev are immensely rich," said Estelle ; " bnt what I have heard them ehiefiy extoled for is their nnanectednesa and good sense. Though they are really among the leaders of society here tbey are as quiet and un assuming as well, as true nobility of cnaraccer always makes one, 1 snopose. I am glad they have called UDon Garnet. It may really be considered quite an nonor. They must have seen her, and she is so pretty ! " said the aratified mother. "Tes, Garnet is beautiful," 'replied Estelle ; adding in her heart, "if only the mind corresponded to the outer shrine. Meanwhile, Garnet, gratified and tri nmphant, entered the handsome parlor of the hotel. Here and there in groups eat visitors, ladies and gentlemen, and the young girl was delighted at the sensation caused by her appearance. For one little moment Garnet was oon fused as, going np to a small and well dressed group of people, she said, (peaking to a lady : "Mrs. May, I pre sume." " O no, that is Mrs. May by the win dow," i ponded the lady, pointing to another circle with her fan. "Mercy, mamma," exclaimed Anne May, as the over-drntised Garnet came toward them, " we have evoked a rain bowl" Garnet, a little taken aback at sight of the plain toilets of this distin guished party, sailed np to them with her grandest manner, and to eorer her surprise and trepidation plunged at once .into conversation. She sea roe or questions, but with the voln- y of a school-girl lust released from bondage talked and talked. Before long these strangeis, as well as others, whose ears were sharpened by hotel experience, knew the prin cipal even's of her life ; what school she bad attended : how she hated Blank, her native city ; what srrt of a house her father bait bought and furnished ; that part of her family were traveling on the continent, and had sent her costly jTe entfl; bow much she, too, wantvd to visit foreign countries ; and numberless little incidents that kept her visitors staring and almost silent. At last she paused and began the con templation of her dress. Sorely that mor.t exqnisite point lace must impress tbem favorably ; and the diamonds on her fingers and in her ears not many youug Indies conld afford to wear them ; and then the drees itself, how she ached to inform tbem that it was an importa tion from Paris, and the work ol the I TTlIll adt&naVtBe oqat drop 4oo muoh when Mrs. Mav, after almost literally implor ing a visit from Miss Glen, turned, tin f she bethought herself, and blandly added : "And. bring your little cousin with yom" Evidently they thought her fresh from school. " I'll never go I'll never go !" she i cnea, in a tempest oi passion, wnen tne l : : .1 .1. l im wunuiB irgaiuou wir panur. w uy didnt you tell -an you knew them? and she. turned on poor Stella with a perfect torrent of vituperation, blaming her for all that she had been obliged to undergo. In time, however, she thought better of it. Finding that her quiet little cousin had the entree into society, she condescended to treat her npon more equal terms ; but she never forgot the humiliation or the lesson of that day s aeieat. Longevity of Jews. According to statistics, gathered in France, Algeria and Prussia, the Jewish race is remarkable for longevity and immunity from disease. Its mean aver age duration of life exceeds that of Christian raoes by about five years. This tenacity of life is due to the in heritance of a sound nhvaical constitn tion and to the watchful care of the mother over her offspring. These two causes insure the Jews comparative security irom maladies that decimate other races. Tschndi states that the plague of 1346 did not affect the Jews of any country. Frascati asserts that they completely escaped from the epi demic of typhus in 1505. Ban mentions that the same immunity from typhus was oiwervea at ljangeona in lH'M. According to Bamazzi, they were free from the intermittent fevers prevailing at itome m ib'.tl. And, aocording to Degner, the suffered nothing from the dysentery that raged at Nimenguen in 1736. It is said by other authorities that croup is extremely rare among Jewish children, and that they have very little scrofula. The Whole Slorthnal Thrcnl.lirH hlraea Mnfi hirrnnri Alrcf.fi Kea.rli.-fl by tile Vangnanl of llae De: airortra, Chicago Tribune. The great army of irnuwhoppers that poured its vast multitudes over the northwest last summer reached far in this direction, the van penetrating as far as mcennes, although not in suffi cient foroe to make any general devas taiion. An irregular triangle, with that for its apex and the Rocky Alonn tains for its base, would include the territory thus far swept far over by the victorious pest, including large portions oi Kansas and Missouri, and almo-t all of Minnesoto, Nehraska. Iowa and Da kota. The question which bow agitates the commercial interffsts of the country is, can the grasshopper be kept within tnat territorv, or win they, as some predict, overrun Canada, Northern New York and tho Eastern States? It is held that in thickly settled parts of the country, where smalls farm abound there can be ho great danger from tbem. as the birds and domestic fowls will keep down their numbers, but if tho invasion is made by such over whelming hosts as defeated all meas ures of protection last summer, such instrumentalities will have little em ciency at first, however powerfully they mav tnin tneir ranks in course of time. And even in the event of the advancing plague being snccessfnllv stayed in its progress east, it can hardly be expected that Illinois, lying as it does on the border hoe, and alreadv partially in vaded, will escape the attack of vora cious legions, if the vast hordes of grasshoppers shall issue forth again The intense cold of Inst winter and the protracted frosts of the spring have Deen reued upon by the aim cultural eoihmumty to effectually rid them of this plague. As late as the last day of April there was a severe freeze, doinir muon aamage to iruit, Dut union was borne with cheerfulness as being sure oeatn to tne grasshoppers. Wow the report comes that in Southwestern Mis souri " the young grasshoppers are de vouring everything green, The people are panio-stricken. t attle and horses are dying of starvation. Evervthinor is tieing eaten Dy the pests." Similar news comes from Southern and West ern Kansas, and lartre sections of Min nesota, Iowa and Nebraska are declared to be doomed. In the southwestern portion of the latter state, thev are already swarming out by the million. with millions yet m the ground. AH this, and only two weeks since a frost. With the cessation of the cold rains and the increasing warmth of the sun, it is to be expected that the millions of eggs in the ground will send forth their myriad swarms, and the invasion of the grasshoppers begin. Tn that case it ean hardly be hoped that Chicago will escape a visitation. Already the pro monitory signs have appeared. The warmth of the stlh during the past week has had the effect of causing the ap pearance of young grasshoppers in the southern sections of this city, oh the Hyde Park line, and. although at present in a state of inactive torpor, the establishment of warm weather will send them scurryins- through the air, their numbers rapidly increasing, until the vast and compacr host of the main army joins them. The so-called grasshoppers that have been the plague of the west are really a species of locust, and have all the vora cious appetite and omniverous taste of the genuine African locusts. Instead of proceeding by jumps like the com mon grasshopper, these locusts go long distances in the air, flying and borne by the wind. They move along at a height of from 30 to 100 yards above the ground, and extending upward as far as the eye can reach. These flying swarms are described as looking like great banks of snow when illuminated by the sun shine, and again like clone's tossing and rolling in a strong wind. When making their descent upon the country, and un der impulsion from- the wind, thev rat tle against the window-panes like hail. and beat against the face of whosoever may be ont at the time, descending m such myriads that it would be as lm possible to escape their contact as it would be to avoid being rained on when out in shower. The concussion of their million of wings on the air make a whizzing roar, plainly heard as they fly overhead. It is this ability to make long and high flights that bids fair to make tbem such a pest in Chicago. They fly with the wind and without in- telligentdirection; dropping-, afteraficht of a few hours, on any place they may Happen to oe over, wnetner 1 and or water. town or country, and attack destruct ively whatever they can. The country is stripped bare of green and living tnmgs ; cattle, and even hnman beings, die of starvation. Gen. Ord. com manding the military department of the Platte, last fall reported that the bodies of people who died of starvation were fonnd by his men in their marches. and men and women were discovered whose only means of subsistence for days was clothing, which they gnawed at like rats. Had it not boen for the efforts of the charitable all over the country, thousands whose crops had been destroyed by this pest would have starved to death last winter. lection, long the glory of his residence in the line du (Jherehe-AIuli. and su premely rich in French pictures tf tho eighteenth century, to the Louvre , the Rue des Artists sinks the general iu the particular aud becomes: the line (Savnr- ni ; Fragonard is to bo commemorated on the corners of what wna the line Philbert Df lorme ; the Hue Chariot takes the name of tho great painter Troyon ; and the Rue des Vigues, tho name of the seitlptor of Washington and Voltaire (conjunction strange!) Houdon. Why Men Become Bnlrt. Because they wear close hats and caps. Women are never bald. Home- times, from long-contined headache. heat in the scalp, bad hair-dresMng aud some other causes, women may have bare spots here and there ; but with all these combined, you never eee a woman with a bare, shiny, bald head. And yon never See it man lose a hair below where the bat touches the skull. It will take it off as clean as you can shavo it down to exactly that line, bnt never a hair below, not if he has been bald fifty years. The common black stiff hat, as impervious as sheet iron, retains the heat and perspiration. The little hair glands, which bear the same rela tion to the hair that the seed wheat does to the plant above ground, become weak from the presence of the moisture and heat, and finally be come two weak to sustain the hair. It falls out, and baldness exists. A fur cap we have known to produce complete baldness in a single winter. A man with a good head of hair needs verv little protection where the hair grows. Women who live much within doors, and who are, therefore, susceptible to the cold, oil their hair and plaster it down hard and flat npon their skulls, so as to destroy nine-tenths of its power as a non-conductor, have worn for years postage stomps of bonneti stuck on the back of their skulls, and then Komsr out of furnace-heated parlors, have ridden r hours in a very cold temperature without taking cold and without com plaint. Man. with bis greater vigor and habits of outdoor life, and with his hair not plastered down, bnt thrown up loose and light, could no doubt so to the north polo, so far as that part of his person is concerned, without any artifi cial covering. And jet we men wear mraecsery thick fur caps, and do not dare to step out into a chilly atmos phere a moment lest we take cold. It is a silly, weak and really serious error. The Creator knew what he was abont when he covered a man's tvknll with hair. It has a very important function in pro tecting the brain. Baldness is a serious misfortune. It will never occur in any man who will wear a common black high silk hat with five hundred holes through the top, so that there shall be more hole than hat. This costs noth ing; the hatter will do this for you when yon pnrchose your hat. If the nap be combed the wrong way, and after the boles ore made it be conibod the right way, no one will observe the peculiarity. The hat will wear quite as long the hatters say considerably longer because it is dry instead of moist ; in brief, there is not a single niection to it, while it will certaiuly prevent baldness and keep ihe top of the bead cool and prevent much head ache. 09JK BY OSiK. Tbey are gathering homeward from every land. on ny one. As tUeir weary feet touch the shining sand. One by one. fhefr brows are enclosed in a golden crown, Their traveUstained garments all laid down. And clothed in white raiment,' tbey rest in the mead vtuere tne nun. loveth tun cnueen to leaa. One by one. Before they rent they paee through the strife. One by one. Through the waters nf del h they enter life, One by mi-. To ome are the floods of the river still A. Hiey fi.rd their way to the heavenly hill ; To otners the wave run fiercely and wild. Vet ail reach the home of the undMiled, One by one. We, too, shall come to that river's side, One hr one. We are nearer its water each eventide, One by one. We can hear the noise aud dah of the stream Now and again In onr life's deep dream : . Sometimes the floods o'er the banks o'errlow, Sometimes iti ripftles the email waves go. One by one. Jesus ! Redeemer, we look to Thee, One bv one. We lift up our voices tremblingly. One bv one. The waves of the river are drk and cold. e know not the spots where our feet mav bold : Thon who didst pats throngh the deep midnight, mrr-ug.ufua iv, won us toy taH ana tne imnt. Plant Thou Thy feet beside as we tread, one ny one. On Thee let ne lean each drooping head. One by one. Let but Thy mighty arm round ns bs twined. well cast ail our cares and fears to the wind. Saviour! Redeemer! wit h thee in full view. Smilingly, gladsomely, shall we pass through. uae oy one. and when it is may we be there to seet. " Well, you'd better believe it wasn't lone before that we.ldine came off. but we didn't risk it in a church again. And we might have admitted the tradi tional five hundred friends, for we hud become celebrities ; but Bessy wanted a quiet wedding, averring as a reason that amontr five hundred people there must of necessity be one or more luna tics. Miss Spicer was gracious and stood up with us again, but John Charles had taken his departure to realms unknown, so we hod to put up with an ordinary man. The wedding came off this time without an inter ruption ; and don t fail to look in upon us, Tom, and wish us joy. Some Facts About Brains. MARRIED UNDER DIFFICULTIES. Aborigines of New Mexico. Marching On. Prof. Riley, the state entomologist. says that the ravages in western Mis souri are indeed alarming. He explains that the young hoppers will not be ready to take the wine until the 15th of June. For a whole month the farmers of Missouri will have to stand the scourges. The only approximate relief that can be gained is through a war of extermination, and farmers all over the state are called on to fight them with rollers, ditchintr. bnrnine-. drowninc. and continual flawing. The professor recommends to the state authorities to nfTer rAwaerln for ilia liuintm, I . 1, On the other hand. M. Bibant says, grasshoppers by the quantity. Abont -"' "- i mo muw oi toe swarms alter iecominr full-winged, there are the most contra dictory opinions. in his work on marriage has exerted a baleful influence on the Jewish race by sowing the seeds of mental disorders. He declares that the number of Jewish deaf-mutes is enormous, and that idiocy and insanity are very frequent. Aocording to a table of German statistics quoted by this au thor, there is one idiot in Silesia to 580 Catholics, to 408 Protestants, to 514 Jews ; in Wurtemberg, to 4,418 Catho lics, to 3 207 Protestants, to 3.003 Jews; and one lunatic in Bavaria to 908 Catho lics, to 967 Protestants, to 514 Jews ; in Hansver, to 528 Catholics, to 641 Pro teetants, to 337 Jews ; in Silesia, to 1.355 Catholics, to 1,264 Protestants, to 624 Jews: in Wurtemberg. to 2.006 Catholics, to 2,028 Protestants, to 1,544 Jews. The mortality amor.tr Jewish children in London from one to five years of age is rated by Dr. 8 1 a! lard at ten percent., while among Christian children it is 14 per cent. The average dn rat ion of life of the Chris' ian in ijondoa is 37 years, and that of the Jew, 40.69 It is an interesting fact that there is a larger proportion of boys born to the Jews than to the Christians. Prof. Waltz gives 100 female to 203 male births among the Jews in Berlin ; 100 to 120 in Ijivorno : and 100 to 111 throuch- ont the Prussian dominions. The most probable and popular belief is that they will move westward, northward, and to some extent, eastward from this state. A large firm of wholesale grocers to-day reoeived by express from the western part of the state a box which, upon being opened, was fonnd to be com plete!) full of grasshoppers. Accom panying the package, was a letter from a heavy debtor, who said unless the hoppers were received in lionirinti fin nf his account, he saw no way of ever pay ing his indebtedness, as these were all there was left, or in prospect, of the product of his section. All the whole sale honses in St. Louis are receiving letters by the hundred from their west em Missouri creditors, declaring their total inability to meet their paper, on account of the plague. The formation of a relief commission, and a thorough organization for the work surely in pros pect, are already being agitated hero. V. IMuiH Apmiaf. There are four hnnlrerl relis-ions journal -i in the United States. The Methodists have forty-seven, the largest nnrnber ; then come the Catholics, who unraber forty one : the Baptists, thirl v- five; Presbyterians, twenty nine : the J- pisoopalians. twenty-one : Hie Luther ans, fourteen : German Reformed, four teen; Jews, -nine, and Congregational- lots, eight, Changing the Names of Paris Streets. Political affairs in France can not be half so exciting as the telegrams would nave us lielieve. "I he perfectnre of the Seine has found leisure to oconpy itself witn tne gooa out sport of chaijcins- the names of the Paris streets; and it in a pleasing illustration of the respoct in which the arts are held in Frame that the government has given the artists their share of llo-se lununipal honors The Kn Saint 1'niil is to lm known heiiff-ttli ns the Has Henri lleoimnlt : the Run dn Chemin do Fer beeomes the Rue Lacaze, in honor of the great amateur who presented hia superb col- In Bancroft's account of the native races of the Pacifio states the following facts are given in relation to the Indians of New Mexico : The disparity m phvs ioal appearance between some of these nations, which may be attributed for the most part to diet, is curious. While those who subsist on mixed vegetables and animal food present a tall, healthy, and muscular development hardly ex celled by the Caucasian race, those that live on animal food, excepting, perhaps, the Comanches, are small in stature. wrinkled, shrivelled, and hideously ngiy. ah the natives ot this family. with the exception of the Apaches proper, are tall, well-built, with muscles strongly developed, pleasing features, although at times rather broad faces, high foreheads, large, clear, dark-colored eyes, possessing generally extraordi nary powers of vision, black, coarse hair, and, for a wonder, beards. Taken as a whole, they are the most perfect specimens of physical manhood that we have yet encountered. While some, and particularly females, are of a light copper color, others again approach near to the dork Colifnrnian. Women are generally plumper,inclining more to obesity than the men. Some comely girls are spoken of among them, but they grow old early. In contra distinc tion to all this, the Apaches proper, or Apache nation, as we may call them, are slim, ill-developed, but very agile. Their height is about five feet four to five inches; featuies described as ugly, repulsive, emotionless, flat, and ap proaching the Mongol cast, while the head is covered with an unkempt mass of coarse, shocky, rusty black hair, not unlike bristles. The women are not all behind the men in ugliness, and a pleas ing face is a rarity. A feature common to the family is remarkably small feet ; in connection with which may be men tioned the peculiarity which obtains on the Lower Colorado of having the large toe widely separated irom the others, which arises probably from wading in marshy bottoms. All the tribes whose principal subsistence is meat, and more particularly those that eat horse and mule flesh, are said to exhale a peculiar scent, something like the animals them selves when heated. Among American tribes of the tropics it would be inter esting to ascertain whether there is a real foundation for the accounts of a fair tribe, with light hair and blue eyes, in Costa Bica, the so-called Gnatusos said to be descendants of English muti neers from ir r rancis Drnne. The Secret of Eloquence. An admirer of Mr. Britrht writes to a Manchester paper that he has discov ered the secret of the power tbis great speaker posseses of riveting the atten tion of his andience. This he believes to lie in the fact that he uses monosyl lables verv largely. The grand pas sage in Mr. Brisht's speech on the Burials bill describing a Q.iaker funeral ticKius, i win lane tne case of mv own seet," and on counting the words of that remarkable oration it will be found that out of one hundred and ninety words one hundred and forty nine, more than seventy-five per cent.. were monosyllables. On this it is urged that thotre in charge of youth should teach them the use of monosyl lables. An American journal lately niertioued a school where such pains hnd been taken to instruct the boys iu the art of public speaking that if they had learned nothing else they had acquired tho greatest contempt for all the de vices of f-tnnip oratory. The course of stndy presentved left to the imagina tion, but doubtless includes the trans lation into monosyllables of the non- lerons verbiage which pisses current in most political assemblies as gen uine eloquence. It, would, however, be cruel to insist on the introduction of such teaching into any of the "standards." Many are obliged to siieak who have less to say than Mr. Itright, and to them the f.fuiituiiitin vt'rba are indispensable. fait. Matl (aziltr. "Yopnii ladi.-s are growing colder iinil more selfish every day," nit'd a Vf-t-c run i-tini', nnil how fe f ,l-i wfi Hnd now who love a man enotiKh to hand nrouud a barber shop for a lock of his tiair. JY OABBT MOPSt " Yes, Tom, you heard the rights of the story ; some one did cry out, I for bid the bans r ' That was a nice fix to be in. I can tell yon, at that late hour. Bessy and 1 in church, with Miss npioer, the old general's daughter, for bridesmaid, and John Charles, a particularly nobby fel low, who stood up as best man. There was Bessy, as pretty as a picture, dress ed in as handsome a bridal out fit as ever yon saw white satin and lace and flow ers and veil. I'm not much at descrip tion about a woman's rig, but I vOw and declare, though I've seen many of 'em since, I've never come a cross a bride as all-fired pretty as Bhe was, and I never shall. I didn t want to be married in church it looked sort of conspicuous but Bessy wouldn't be married any oth er way, and 1 wanted Bessy. Well, the minister, a very tall. grave-looking man, standing on the other side of the rail, had just, begun the servioe, and says he, 'If any man has any reasons why, and so fortb- you know what it is let him no speak, or forever after hold his tongue,' when up jumps somebody in the back of the house and cnes-ont : " ' I forbid tho bans !' " Well, that was a pretty kettle of fish to begin with. 1 felt Bessy trem ble, and I grew hot all over. If the old man, her father, a queer old codger, had taken it into his head that Bessy was too good for me and, indeed, I don't deny she was I was done for. Bnt then that couldn't be. The mihister he turned red, and the people who had come to see were in a state of restless ness, yon may be sure. " ' For what reason do yon forbid the bans? asked he of the white gown. All this passed much quicker than I can write it. " 'Because she is already mv wife.' "Says I. 'That's a heatadher fathe: repeated it with an amendment which was not exactly appropriate to the place and in a moment there was a pretty how a ye ao i had made my way to the back of the church, and if 1 had laid hands on that fellow he'd never seen the outside of his skin again. I'd have torn him in pieces. But there was a crowd ; some pointed ont one and some another ; and one man gravely told me the villain had gone home to get the proofs. Then Bessy frightened out of her wits on missing me, screamed and fainted away, and of course the minister couldn't have gone on anyhow, Bessy's mother began scolding me, and liessy s father ripped round there all but swearing in the very face of the parson, till 1 surely thought the last day had come and we hod all gone crazy together. So we had to go back, every body mad, Bessy in hysterics, and the old folks storming at her, at me, and each other. Upon my word. Tom, you'd have pitied me or any other man, for what was I to do ? A slur had been cast npon Bessy, poor innocent child. and even I, who had been her lovr r less than six months, didn t know what to think of the statement so boldly made before all Israel and the sun. 'Well, of course it got into the papers, and all manner ot comments were made, which nearly drove me dis tracted. What to do we didn't know. Bessy's aunt, a regular old Tabby, de clared it was the worst of bad luck to have a marriage put off, and abused me like a pickpocket. The wedding break fast stayed for two days untasted, while Bessy's father and myself went tearing round the city to find the man who had set all this trouble going ; it was like hunting for a needle in a hayrick. "Meantime poor little Bessy was sick with low, nervous fever. I went there every day to inquire abont her and muse npon the nncertainty of mun dane affairs generally, when one morn ing the door was op9ned before I had reached the top step, a big, red hand pulled me inside, and the whole house hold began an Indian dance, including everything but scalps and the war- whoop. liulger, my glorious leuow, we re all right 1' shouted the old gentleman, giving me such a slap between the shoulders that I lost my breath. Mv dear boy. our sorrows are at an end, snimed the almost motnor-in-luw. " ' I hone it won't be put off again. for then we should have a funeral, re marked the Tabby aunt, looking at me from under her spectacles wiut ner usual severity of expression. What I you haven i iouna cried I, utterly unable to finish from sheer bewilderment. Yes, we've found him ! said the paternal. " The poor, miserame wreton r ejac ulated the maternal. " ' Ought to be roasted alive, mut tered Tabby, glaring at me. Jo, cried a weak voice at tne neaa of the stairs : ' come up here." Yon may guess how those stairs disappeared from under my feet. Poor liessv. pale little thing, fell into my arms without any fnss, and cried and cried and cried. Then, after all this c mimotion was over and it didn't kill me my beaming father-in-law that should have been at that time, handed me a paper, with the brief remark, ' read ! ' " And this is what I read : ' A lunatio f rom G., in the oounty of M , has been at large for a month, but was lost night tracked to his hiding-place in this city, and taken back to the asylum. It seems, from the accounts we can gather, that he has been lead in? an eventful life since his escape, having personated, successfully, a member of congress, the governor of a state, and a bank president. He is evidently a genius, and is highly de lighted with his tour. One exploit of which be boasts for singularly enough he reoicmhr-rs his pranks was that of s)oiling a wedding. The circumstance witl be rcnjemltered, and we are most happy to make matters smooih again for on- esteemed fellow-citizens, J. H and C L , alio the i-barming liride, whose maiden meditatiooH were ruthlessly aud painfully brokon in noon. We congratulate tbem as hearti ly as il the wedding weie consummated, Dr. W. A. Hammond, having been re elected to the presidency of the .Neu rological society, chose, as the subject of his inaugural address, " The Brain not the Sole Organ of Mind." As a compilation of instructive facts, this paper merits special attention, while the conclusions reached, though not without precedent, aie yet deserving of renewed attention, for which reasons we are in duced to present the following con densed review of these facts and views While there is no evidence to prove that the mind cin exist independently of the nervous system, every fact iu onr possession bearing npon the question of their relation goes to prove that, where there is injury or derangement of the nervous system, there is corresponding lmnry or derangement of tne mind. Accepting this intimacy ot relationship as conclusively established, Df. Ham mond briefly defines the constitution of the nervous system aa follows : "The nervous system consists of two essen tially different tissues, which are dis tributed in varying proportions through out the organism. The one of these, the ganglionic, or gray tissue, is col lected in masses in the brain, the spinal cord, and m the course of the ramifica tions of the great sympathetic nerve. The other, the white tissue, exists in much larger proportion, and is also found in the brain and spinal cord, of which it constitutes the larger quantity. Examined microscopically, the gray matter is found to be composed of cells, while the white matter consists of fibres. As regards function, the difference is still greater, for the gray matter is the generator of nerve foroe, while the white simply serves as the medium by which the force is transmitted. As the brain is by far the largest mass of nerve substance contained in the body of any animal possessing a brain, atten tion is first directed to certain general facta regarding the relative size and weight of the brains in various races of of does, men and in the lower animals. The The legitimate average weight of the Drain ot the white inhabitants of Enrope is forty nine and one-half ounces, the maximum being that of the brain of Cuvier. which weighed sixty-four and one-third ounces, and the minimum, consistent with a fair degree of intelligence, thirty four ounces. The average of twenty- four American brains,accurately weig bed by Dr. Ira Russell, was fifty-two and six hundredths onnces, while that from one hundred and forty-seven full negro brains was only forty-six and ninety-six hundredths ounces. Turning from the weight of the brain to the capacity of the oraninm, we find that this capacity in the Tensttnio family, including rjng ish. Germans, and Americans, is ninety wo cubic inches. The largest recorded capacity of the cranium is that of Web ster, one hundred and twenty-two square inches. Owing ta disease, however. Webster's brain weighed bnt sixty-three and three-quarter ounces, thus placing him second only to uuvier. xn tne nativo African negro, this capacity is reduced to eighty-three onbic inches, and in the Australian and Hottentot to seventy-five. The brain of an idiot sel dom exoeeds twenty-three onnces in weight, while ia one instance ooming under the speaker s own observation, the mature brain weighed but fourteen and one-half onnces. After noticing few exceptional cases of diminutive brains, Dr. Hammond proceeded to the consideration of the brains of animals, and the facts elicited are of interest and value, both in themselves and as bearing upon the subsequent disoussion. Seuret found the mean proportional weight of the brain to the rest of the body to be in fishes as one to nve thou sand six hundred and sixty-eight. It should, however, be noticed that the range in this order is very great, reach ing from the bass, where the proportion stands as one to five hundred and twenty-three, to the gold-fish, where it is as one to eight thousand nine hundred and nineteen ; the le latter observations having been made by the lecturer him self. Passing from fishes to reptiles. we find this average decreased, so that it is represented by one to thirteen hundred and twenty one. Here, also. are to be found wide differences, the proportion in lizards being as one to one hundred and eighty, while the brain of an alligator, examined by the speaker, weighed only a little over half an ounce. Men as Women's Idols. While the pious women of Brooklyn flock to Plymouth church and help to fill the court room where the great de fendant sits watching the trial of bis reputntjnn, their worldly sisters on this side of the ferry are equally devoted to the two shapely Englishmen who form the leading attractions at Booth's and Wallaek's theatres. Supf rfioially con sidered, nothing could be further apart thau the puli.it and the stag, the paws and the pit, the clersvmsn aud the ac tor, or the sentiment which reigns iu the breast of a church-going damsel and that which flutters the frequenter of the play-house as she watches her favorite hero disport himself behind the foot-lights. But when the phenomo- ena are analyzed, it is found that the law whioh governs them is in both cases the same. Women ate naturally idola ters, and whether their idol be Mr. Beecher, or Mr. Montague, or Mr. Big nold. or some other conspicuous person. depends npon circumstances whioh do not affeot the springs of their oondnct. The whole fabric of society rests, in fact, upon this fundamental trait of their character, and men who ridicule it, ridicule the very thing to which tbey owe much if not all that makes life en- iovable. In genesal women idolize men simply bee rose women are women and men are The latest results of scientific inquiry have only confirmed the anoient belief that souls are male and female as well as bodies, and that physical sex is the result and not the cause of spirit ual sex. Women love men by an in stinctive impulse, ahd what is more. tbey cunningly inspire love in men for themselves so that men are unaware of it, and fancy that it is they Who kindle the flame in the first instance. Every woman, to be sure, denies that this is true of herself, but she readily admits and asserts it to be true of other wo men. She Will point ont to her selected victim, at the very moment that she is weaving the net about him, the arts and devioes by which Miss So-and-so is seek ing to entrap Mr. Such-a-one, or Mrs, Blank is fascinating old Brown, and she will make him think, nevertheless, that he is the irresistible charmer to whom she is reluctantly yielding her heart. It is as if a puppet should be made to fancy that he pulled the wires by which in truth he is compelled to dance. Cynics and satirists impute this talent to women as a fault, Put without reason They might as well blame them for being comely, rounded and graceful, Women seek to win love, because, as Dr. Watts says of the barking and bit ing of dogs, it is their nature to ; and men ought to be thankiul that they have snch a nature, and not the nature object of woman s lovingness is a husband, and this is the reason why marriage occupies so large a part of her thoughts. The hackneyed figure of the vine and the elm is a sym bolic verity. A homelier illustration is the potato, the sprouts ot which feel their way in the darkest cellar toward the light. Women need, and therefore seek, an objeot and a resting place for their affections, and unless exceedingly depraved, they cling to it faithfully when they hnd it. If they, do not nod it, as many do not, or if having fancied that they have found it they discover that they have bet n mistaken, they still continne the search. Jo amount of disappointment or ridioule, or oppo sition, con obliterate this their master passion; and if it cannot expend its force on a reality, it will create an imaginary object for the purpose. Here we hnd the key to women s adoration of men like Beecher and Montague and Bignold. They do not worship their idols for what they are in themselves, bnt for what they repre sent. The ' clergyman stands in the pulpit precisely as the actor does on the ctage, personating an ideal charac ter and surrounded by accessoiies whioh heighten the effect of his performance. It is not surprising that the unsatisfied yearnings of the women of his flock should fix upon him as the support and stay which they have sought in vain elsewhere, any more than that the hand some actor, decorated not only with the trappings of the outer - man, but shining with the wit and accomplish ments which the playwright lends him for the moment, should seem the long-waited-for hero of the woman of the world. Both profit in a large degree by a fact which every man profits by more or less, and whoever is jealous of their success should take a lesson from their example. Lovers and husbands need only to be what clergymen and actors seem, in order to win the same admiration, and en icy the same devoted attachment. JV. Y. &un. flow on again a few miles beyond. But in Texas, tho rivers do not seem to dis appear. No other sources can be found but that one grand source. Fashion's Changis. A Paris correspondent says : Fashion has crept Into even the minutest details of a lady's toilet, ahd it is decreed that the simple Balbrigafi stocking, whose claims to attention were merely its fit ness, its durability, and its elasticity, is to be replaced e-y a crowd of new in ventions in the hosiery line. The conn ter devoted to stockings in the large shops hero is now as radiant with color as is that which is given np to ribbons and neckties. Striped, embroidered. opened-worked, blue, pink, yellow, violet, scarlet every shade, m short, save white. The long line of shelves looks like the avant garde of blood less Corps de ballet. It is the mode now to wear a stocking that matches the dress ; thus, if the toilet be in two shades the stockine is striped to corre spond. The last style in embroidered stockings is to have a garland winding round and round the leg. Stockings which are half dark and half light should have the foot and ankle of the darker shade. They are usually mode in different shades of the same color, but sometimes a contrast is used ; thus the lower port may be of pearl gray and the npper of peach color. In stripes scarlet and peach color, violet and lilac, black and pink, and other pretty contrasting shades are worn. The open-worked stockings are fine aa lace, and in as delicate and dainty patterns. To better display all this luxury of hosiery ladies' boots are now ont across the front to simulate straps, and slip pers are held in place by three straps adorned witn oncKies or witu dowb. The pointed American shape is begin ning to replace the Droaa, square toe, up to this time adopted for ladies' boots by French shoemakers. Handker chiefs are ooming into vogue again as visible portions of a lady s toilet. The corner is suffered to peep out from the little side pocket or the escarcella ; it mav be either of bastiste or of foulard, with a colored hem or with colored blocks at the corners, and marked with a fao simile of the wearer's signature or else with her arms or monogram. The latest style for full dress is of finest cambric, edged with five rows of nar row Valenciennes, or else richly em broidered and bordered with a single row of wide Valenciennes put on like a flounce. In parasols the latest mode decrees a black silk covering, lined with pink, blue or of straw oolor to suit the costume : at one side a single spray of flowers is embroidered, which must match the flowers on the wearer's bon net. White parasols, purely, spot lessly white, both handle and oovenng, are sometimes seen. inners are em broidered with stars of brownish steel. which new tint is called bphinx oolor. These new ornaments glitter very effect ively in the sunshine. In letter-paper the monogram has been replaced by tiny devioes stamped on the left hand corner of the sheet, and each having its special signification. Ihus, a car rier pie-eon means answer quickly; a swallow, return ; a fly, do not count on me : a key. I expect yon ; an opened envelope, the secret is discovered ; an imp stirring a boiling saucepan, I re nounce love, etc. If this style becomes a eeneral one Btationers will be forced to sell a card of explanations with each quire of paper. 8A1XUM AND DOINUS. Twenty-one letters of Robespierre. said to be of a startling nature, have been found among the manuscripts in the French national library. A cask has been before the English divorce court of a Ban suing for divorce on the ground of his wife's desertion. The judge said it was the first case of the kind since the estab lishment of the court seventeen years ago. First cousins were married in Otta wa county, Kansas, last week. When the relationship was discovered, the judge and minister waited on the par ties, read the law to them, and informed tbem that they muBt consider them selves unmarried. A fcRoss-irvEO man who handed his ticket to a Chicago street-car conductor, the other day, had three heles punched it. The conductor tnougnt ne glanced at two ladies at hia side. They were entire strangers, bnt he meekly forbore to say any thing. It costs something to be cross-eyed. WrrKN a man mistakes the height of a chair he is going to oconpy by abont an inch and a half, it is remarka ble the amount of momentum he will acquire in making that little distance. lie will strike that chair with nearly as much force as if he bad sat down in it from the roof of a two story building. - Don't leave wagocs. mowing ma chines, etc., in the weather. It rote the wood and rusts the metal. A shed built with rough posts and covered with straw will save many a dollar as cov ering for snch things. Paint the wood work of wagons, hay frames, etc, and see that all metallio parts of machinery are well coated with oil. Tbb vonntr lady students of the Syra cuse medical college are very careless. Recently three of tbem purchased the body of an Anburn convict, and, after cutting it np, threw the pieces into a vacant lot, causing immense excitement in the vioinity, the general opinion be ing that a diabolical murder had been committed. A Chicago lady, who had bad the misfortune to smash her last bottle of Parisian hair-dye, encountered a solemn looking man with an armful of tracts, who. in presenting one to her, took occasion to ask if Bhe was prepared to meet her Maker. "No," she spitefully replied, "I don't expect to stir out of the house for several weeks." "Habk, hist f said Augustus, who is home from school, at the tea-table, Saturday eveninfl- "I hear the voioefnl chime of the bells, and the cries of the populace are borne to me on the vesper air? What can it mean?" That?" said . Augustus' father, peeling another her- rinrr "whv that's for old BloOdffOOd'S Skating Belles. The Altar for the New dral. York Catne- A correspondent of the Bostun Daily Advertiser writing from Rome, says : "l saw a few days ago the altar which is under the marble-worker's hands, and which is to be placed, when finished, in the New York Cathedral. It is Italian gothio, and will be a dazzling, col lection of the most precious marbles. There are small triple columns of por phyry and verd-antique ; other little columns of exquisite malachite ; white marble screens diapered in precious porphyry, verd-antique, oriental alabas ter, malachite, giallo antic3, lapis-loznli, etc Six little white marble statues of the Apostles Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Peter and Paul stand between beautiful columns of glittering mala chite. The tabernacle is incrusted with precious marbles The basreliefs on the altar front are in white marble; the 'Agony in the Garden,' the "Bearing of the Cross,' on either side, and the 'Last Supper' in the center. It is a superb work. Its only fault is the quantity of detail. It lacks nuity ; it has no ertect as a whole, and I am afraid its wonder ful exquisite workmanship will be lost in a large cathedral. Still it is not yet completed. I saw it only in parts, thert fore my judgment or criticism is premature. When seen close at hand it must, however, be admired. It is fine enough to put under gloss ; rich iu oolor, precious in material and most delioate in execution." The Bullet in Carbcth's Brain. - Carruth, the Vineland, N. J., editor who was shot through the head by Landis, still lives, and his caie is re markable in the annals of surgery. His homeopathic doctors, who were called in the cose to the exclusion of one of the mist celebrated surgeons in Philadel phia, have given him but one medicine since the begi ining. They have adminis tered arnica internally with the view to prevent inflammation, and have not yet attempted any surgical operation. The The orifice of the wound is in fact con tracted, and the use of the probe is con sidered injudicious. The ball is sup posed to have lodged near the eye upon the skull, and should it become en cysted there is hope Ihit the patient may recover. That he still lives and is ooiiM'ions is either a nitrvel of nature or a triumph rf medical skill. Tub taxable wealth of Texas ia said to have been increased thirty-three per oent, in four yean. Mr. Conwiy writes of skating rinks in England and says : A noted belle of Brighton is at this moment laid np bv an accident suffered at i be rink. All her npper teeth were pressed throngh her under lip, the teeth becoming dis located, nnd she has been nnder the combined attention of the surgeon and the dentist for a week. A second beauty has broken her thumb, and a third her leg; but they are reported to be heroic, feeling that they have suffered for a great cause, and complaining only that some little interval mnst elapse Deiore tney can again ny over the rink. One thing was especially observable, I thought, that no company of English ladies ever appeared out of doors in suoh really beautiful costumes before. it is true that when 1 selected, by invi tation of a Brighton friend, the lady that seemed to me the most beautiful and the best dressed. I was informed that she was an Americau : but the complacency with which I learned this did not prevent my saying that there was not an ugly or ill-dressed woman among the gallant six hundred. There was not a highly colored, not a sensa tional, not a "loud" dress among them. The dresses were short, though not so short as is usual among fair skaters in America, and they were all free from heav iness. T here stood on the sides of the rink, looking on, a few ladies dressed in the "tight" French fashion, which is just beginning to appear among ns, but that fashion was in sharp contrast with the loose draperies of the skaters. If tho new fashion should become general over here there will have to be a special skating costume made for Brighton, for it is difficult to see how, iu the tight style, any of these young dames could perform the graceful curves and brave evolutions which now excite so much admiration. I am told that, the physi cians declare that for sanitary advan tages the seaside air and hath are of little importance compared with this uew exercise, which is gradually finding its way to all places of resort. Oueeb Tkxas ltivKRS. 1'he rivers running into the Gulf of Mexico from Austin, the centre of Texas, to Mexico, fills one with astouishment. They burst out at the foot of the Guadaloupe moun tains, full fledged rivers. Streams of crystal water large enough to run the largest mill wheels burst out of the solid rocks. Lately I forded the San Marcus river ten rods below its source. and it was three feet deep, seventy feet wide, and ran with great velocity. So it is with the Bio Grande river below Fort Quitman, and with the Cebelo, Medina, San Antonio, San Pedro, Solado and Goadalonpe. Thev all burst out of the ground full Hedged rivers, cold. clear and full nf ice. I found, quite large rivers iu Colorado and Kansas, last winter, which disappeared in the sand at one place, only to emerge ana , A Nice Person. There is something in the very air of a nice person which inspires you with confidence, makes you talk without fear of malicious misrepresentation ; you feel that yon are reposing npon a nature whioh God has made kind, and created for the benefit and happiness of society. It has the effect upon the mind whioh soft air and- a fine climate has npan the body. A nice person is clear oi lime, trump ery passions ; acknowledges superiority, delights in talent, shelters humility, nardnna adversity. lormves aenoiency. respects all men's rights, is never long and never wronir. always knows the day of the month, the name of everybody at table, and never gives pain k any human being. If anybody is wanted for a party, a nice peroon is the first thought of ; when the child iB christened, when the daugh ter is married all the joys of life are communicated to nice people ; the hand of a dying man is always held out to a nice person. A nice person never knocks over wine or melted butter, does not tread upon the doir s foot or molest the family cat, eats soup witbont noise, laughs in the right place, and has a watchful and at tentive eye. The Professions and the Presi dency. The confident prediction by so old and intelligent a statesmau as Hon. Alexandria H. Stephens that the next president of the United States win ba a journalist, suggests the inquiry as to how the dilterent proiessions nave fared in the past in the distribution of that honor. A hasty review of the list will be found to result somewhat follows : Washineton, soldier. Tyler, lawyer. Adams, lawyer. Polk, lawyer. Jefferaom, lawyer. Taylor, soldier. Madison, statesman. Fillmore, lawyer. Monroe, lawyer. Pierce, lawyer. J. Q. Adams, lawyer. Buchanan, lawyer. Jaokson, soldier. Lincoln, lawyer. Van Buren, lawyer. IJohnsoD, lawyer. Harrison, soldier. Ifirant. soldier. It is true that Jackson was a lawyer as well as a soldier a judge as well as a general but as it was bis career as a fighter that made him president, he is credited to that profession. So Pierce was a brigadier-general iu the Mexican war ; but he didn't distinguish himself peculiarly as a warrior, so we apply to him the correlative of the proposition that we apply to his great democratic predecessor. " It should, perhaps, be explained with respect to Madisou that he studied law, bnt seems to have !een drawn into public Ufe too soon to make any progress in the praotioe. Leavino TnE Fatherland. Kirby and Spence have ebserved that when an ant city becomes overstocked emigra tion takes plaoe just as among men. Some of the leading citizens consult the matter, and having determined upon their course they proceed to enliBt volunteer recruits. " With this view," savs Kirby. " they eagerly accost sev eral fellow-citizens of their own rank in society, caress them with their autennie, lead them by their mandibles, and evidently appear to propose the jour ney to them. If tbey seem disposed to accompany them, the recruiting officer, for so he may be called, pre pares to carry on his recruit, who sus pending lumsell upon ins manmuics, hangs coiled up spiniilly nndtr his neck all whieh passes in an amicable manner after mutual salutatious. Sometimes, however, the recruiter takes the other by surprise and drags him from the ant-hill without giving him time to consider or resist. Mark Twain's UMBRKi..rJA. The following advert is, men t appeals in the Ilattforil Courant : Two hun dred and five dollars reward. At the great base ball match on Tuesday, while I was engaged in hurrahing, a small boy walked off with an Euglish-made silk umDrelia oe- loDgiug to me. and forgot to bring it bank. I will pay $3 for the return of that umbrfllu in good condition to my house ou Furiuiugton avenue. I do not want the boy (iu an aotive statel, but will pay $200 for his remains. PAMUEIi Lu uiiisau&nH, ring ; "why that s ior oia xjioounofju b auction down in Richard's block." Augustus winced. The most perfectly shaped man or woman ia nusymmetrical that is to say, there is a marked nnlikeness between the two sides of the body. The two sides of the face (whioh is most seen, and, therefore, permits of more accu rate study) will be fonnd always to ex hibit considerable differences. Proba bly no two sides of any human face are precisely alike. It is the same with every limb. No pair of limbs is shaped alike. One hand iB almost always larger than the other ; so with the foot ; so with the leg and arm. Last month the building erected for the poor of London by the trustees of the Peabody fund was opened for general use. It oovers about two and a half acres, and will accommodate 312 families. The average rent of three rooms is abont six shillings per week ; two rooms, three shillings and sixpenoe, and one room, two shillings and six penoe. Tn alluding to this movement, Sir Charles Rsed. member of parlia ment, said they are proving the greatest success the wor,)d has ever known in the way of beneficial charity. 'O, mamma," said a dror little girl of nine summers, as she ran into the maternal presence, "while 1 was skip ping outside on the sidewalk, snch a kind, pleasant gentleman oome np to where Maine, and Sadie, and me were skipping, and gave ns each some candy, and told ns to go on skipping, and said that if any little girl oould skip 750 times he'd give her parents a pretty rosewood box,' all lined with white satin, with a glass cover and silver handles, and her name on a silver plate. And I'm a going to try and get that nice box for von. mamma, and the sreutleman said when I had skipped 750 times, for you and papa to call at his office and let him know. He said he was a corner, but I supoese he meant his office was on the corner, for how could a man be corner ?" Ladies are sometimes surprised at the rapidity with which an apparently heavy black silk will go to pieces. A recent writer says this is often due to the faot that it has boen "weighted." This process, originally adopted for the purpose of making up the loss occasioned by ungumming, is now carried so far as sometimes to increase both weight and bulk three fold. The weight is added by treatment with salts of iron and as tringents, salts of tin and cyanide, and results in an entire change both of the chemical and physical properties of the silk. It is an agglomeration of foreign matters without cohesion, burns like tinder, and, worse than all, is said to be known to have absorbed gases until enough heat was caused to produce spontaneous combustion. Ladies should be on the lookout for snch Bilks-t these. n. .v.t. Mm love affairs in the world none can surpass the true love of a big boy for his mother. It is a love pure and noble, honorable in the hignest degree to both. I do not mean merely a dutiful affection. 1 mean a love which makes a boy gallant to his mother, saying plainly to everybody that l.e is fairly iu love with her. Next to the love of her husband noth ing bo crowns a woman's life with honor as this second love, this devotion of the son to her. And I never yet knew a boy to " turn ont " badly who began by falling in love with nis mother. Any man may fall in love with a fresh-face girl, and the man who is gallant to the girl may cruelly neg lect the worn and weary wife. But tho bitr boy who is a lover of his mother at middle age is a rrne ampui wu ..... love his wife as much in the sere-leaf of autumn as in the daisied spring. There is nothing so beautifully chival rous as the love of a big boy for his mother. Bcriah ffreen. Brioham Young is in good health, and is doing as ninch harm as could reasonably he expected from a person of his sge. Me said to his people re cently : "Education renders a boy worthless. All our congressmen ana governors of states and public officials are the spawn of fren schools. These men never performed a day's useful labor iu their lives, and they would bo far more valuable to the community ii they would lav down their robes of fiffinA mi en to work in the oorn-noio. Would you have your children grow up muudlni and worthless? I had no schooling, yet God chose me for the most exulted position on earth, lour college professors ami men cunning m all tho wisdom of the Egyptians often want a meal, while I have laid up my millions, and can buy every congress man, every eJ.tor, and every preacher in the oounty. O" ? -"r .ru- fields. I am opposed to free schools and to -dl legislation in lavtsr of fiee schools ; and, understand me, although you oome begging to me on yoar knees. I will not give ono dollar to educate, another man's child,"