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Whilo traveling in India, between Su
ral and Nagpore, toy body servant one
day informed me that a great juggler, and
snake charmer wished to have the honor
of showing me something of his wonder
ful skill : ' - ;. . :'
'What can he "do?"' I asked.-
.c "Almost everything that is marvelous,
I've been told," was the answer I receiv
ed; - .v.. ,
"Admit him." ' ' r
v My servant withdrew and returned with
a, small withered old man, shout whom I
saw nothiag very remarkable1 except his
eyes,' which were small, black'; and pier
cmg, and seemed to have lightning im
prisoned in them. I do not know that the
man could see in the dark; but there were !
at times that peculiar fiery appearance of H
the balls which is so often observed in
night prowling animals. He wore a white
vest, Turkish trowsers, a sort of crimson
petticoat worked with strange devices, a
turban of many colors, and red morocco
shoes, pointed and turned up at the toes.
His arms and heck were ' bare, and with
the exception of a conple of-heavy ;gold
rings m his ears, - he displayed no extra
neous ornaments." His 'age I judged to
be rising of sixty Land his Bhort'niustache
was nearly white. : He made a lowsalaam,
and then appeared to wait to be address
ed:' ": - y ' - ': ;
: "Your name?'- I said in nindoostanee.
"Paunjar, your excellency." - 1 '
' "I am told that jou wish to show me
some wonders?" -" ' .
: " uIf your excellency wills." ' ; " ' 1
'Well, what can you do?" ; ' - '
; cHe suddenly produced from' where I
cannot tell a large ball of twine, which
he appeared to toss into my lap, keeping
hold of one end, so that it unrolled the
whole; distance between him and mo, at
least ten feet, saying as he did bo: -
"Will your excellency - please examine
what you see?"' '
Now, I honestly aver that VI bw that
ball of twine when he threw it, as plainly
as ever I saw anything in my life paw it
come toward me, saw it unroll and appa
rently drop into my lap,' so that I caught
my knees quickly together - to catch it
and yet when I put down my hand to take
it' and . looked down' for it, it was not
there nothing was there and at the
instant I perceived the juggler balancing
it on the end of his finger. " .
Pshaw!" said I; "you deceived ma by
m.akinsme believe you threw it toward
me. : .. ! .. ; ' " , - 1 t ;
"Doe3 your excellency think I have It?'
no asked; and before I could answer, I
saw in place of the ball a large, beautiful
rose, which he was balancing by the stem,
and yet he had not altered- his position,
and scarcely turned his finger. ' - '
I began to be astonished. ; ; . - v.
"While yet.I looked 1 aw in his tight
hand a large cup and in his left the rose.
He stepped forward a few ' feet, laid the
rose down on the ground, and placed the
cup over-it; t ' :! ' ' ;
'- Here, it will be observe, there was no
machinery to assist him no' table,; with
its false top, concealed apartments, and
confederates, perhaps,to effect the change,
as we see similar; tricks performed in a
place fitted up by the i magician for the
purpose but my own quarters. in the full
bright light of day, with myself sharply
watching him within five feet, and my at
tendants grouped around almost as near.
Having' covered the rose with the cup, as
I wouldi'be willing to make oath--fpr I
saw the rose distinctly'as the hpllow ves
sel, held by the top,-went, slowly. ,down
over it and the conj urer " resumed his
former seat and said: i..jtn r -.. ;
Will vour excellency be kind enough
to lift up the ' cop and see what is under
it! ; . : r...- : ... ) . . . ..
.Of ..course r I would; have" wagered a
heavy sum that the, rose was btill there
for.-.onehing, because, expecting some
trick,. I- had kept my eyes on it to the last
memcntjiaod-was certain there was no
possibility of its being removed after the
hand had let go of the cup at the top. I
complied with, hia request, .stepped for
ward and raised .the cup, , but, instantly
dropped it and. bounded back with a cry
of terror for. there, instead of the red
rose, was one of 4he;" little green deadly
serpents of Jtadia,coiled up and ready for
spring, with, its small glittering, eyes
fixed intently on mine! "Snakes of any
kind are my horror; and this one not only
horrified me, but almy attendants, who.
with cries pf alarm, ..enlarged the circle
very rapidly, for thej. knew its bite to be
fatal. . r; -. ,-. '. - r i m ..a
"No, more such tricks as these, conju-
rersaia l sternly ,t. . ' ..
'It.is perfectly harmless.your excellen
cy," grinned the old man, .. walking up to
it, jilting it up .by the neck, putting its
head into his mouth, and, allowing Jt to
run down his throAt
c 1 shuddered; aud.half -believed the jug:
gler possessed of a devil, if not a devil
himself," :)bi;J.' -H a'ul j'i -sT
- He next produced ia tube that Jooked
like brass, about two feet Ions' and half
an inch in diameter, and' next the ball of
twine again.' --o .
i Where these things came froaiior went
to,' I could not tell. - They .-aeemed to be
in his hands when he wanted them; but I
never observed his hands' passing near his
dress, either wnen they appeared or dis
appeared. When I looked .for the cup
that I had lifted from the snake it was
gone, and yet neither myself nor any pf
my attendants had jieott this wonderful
man pick it' up! - It was indeed jugglery;
if not magic, of the most unquestionable
kind:-'V-: .: vv. i- -
Through the ' brass ' tebo the conjurer
now passed one Eena of the twine,' which
he put between his teeth; He then placed
the tube betweenliis" lips, threw back his
head and held It perpendicularly, with the
ball of twine on the upper end. Then
suddenly this ball began to turn, and
turn rapidly and evidently growing smal
ler till it entirely disappeared, as if the
twine had been run off on a reel. ; What
turned it or where it went to, no one
could see. The ius:eler then set the tube
the other end up, and a new ball began
to form on -the top, 'but apparently of
libbon, of half an inch in width and of
different colors. This rolledup as if on
a bobbin, till it formed a wheel of two or
three inches in diameter, ' when the per
former seemed to toss , ribbon and tube
over his shoulderrand that was the last I
saw of. either. , ; ; , .. ,. , ... ,
He next produced what appeared to be
the same cup I had lifted from the snake,
showed something that looked like an egg,
advanced the same as before, and placed
the latter on the ground and the former
over it, aud sprain requested me to raise it,
which I declined to do,, fearing I should
see another serpent or something horrify
ing."' 1 V -.: :
"Will any one lift the cup?" he said.to
the others. - ,; . . V
No one volunteered to do so, but all
rather drew back'. . ' ' '
.At ibis he took up the cup himself
and appeared to throw it into the air, and
there sat in its place a beautiful dove,
which flew up and alighted on his shoul
der. , lie took it in his hand, muttered
over some unintelligible words, seemed to
cram it into his mouth, and that was the
last I saw of that also! ; c
" . He performed some other tricks simi
lar to these, and concluded with the mys
terious bag--which somehow came into
his hands, as did all other things he used,
in a ' manner unknown to myself was
from two to three feet long and about a
foot wide. It looked as if it was, used to
hold'? Eome kind of flour, and I certainly
saw something like the dust of flour fly
from it when he turned it inside out, and
beat it across his hania. He turned it
back again, and tied up the mouth of it
with a string, muttering a low incanta
tion all the time. This done he -threw it
on the ground and stamped on it, tread
ing it all out flat with his feet. He then
stepped back a few paces aud requested
us all to fix our - eyes upon it.j We did
so, and after a lapse of about thirty sec
onds, we saw it begin to swell up, like a
bladder when being expanded with wind.
It continued to swell till every part be
came distended, and it appeared as round
and as solid as if filled with' . sand." Its
solidity, however, was only apparent for
when the juggler went up and placed his
foot on it, it yielded to the pressure, and
immediately sprung back or rounded out,
as soon as that was removed. He then
jumped on it with both feet, and flattened
it all out as at first, lie then went away
again, and the bag, being left to itself as
before, began to rise or inflate,- but this
time as if some animal like a cat were in
side it. "In fact I could see where there
appeared to be legs; and then to my utter
amazement, I may almost say horror, it
began to move toward me, as if impelled
by the unknown something in it. , ;
I do not think I am a coward my worst
enemy never accused me of being one at
least but I confess that on this occasion
mv nerve3 would hot let.me remain pas
sive, and I retreated from the advancing
mvsterv. and informed the masiciah'that
I hadiseen enough to satisfy me of his
wonderful occult power. ' At this he
smiled crimly' walked up to the bag and
trod it down again, picked it up "and beat
it with his right hand acroes hi3 left, and
caused it touuaccountably disappear from
iny sightrand then made his concluding
salaam. ; " V ! ,.:.',..' '' .'-'-
'. How these ; wonders were performed
by what art, power, or magic I do . not
know and never expect to know. I have
conversed with " many persons ,who have
seen quite as strange and unnatural things,
bpt never heard any one give any expla
nation that I considered" satisfactory. . I
simply relate . what V saw,' but scarcely
expect any one to credit my statement,
well knowing that ' I myself would not
have received such marvels as facts on the
testimony of the most reliable freihd I
have in the world. ' , ;
"If your excellency wills, I shall now
have the honor of showing you how I
charm wild serpents," said the necroman
cer. ..",'", ',' ! .';.' '
" I had heard something of this wonder
ful power, and waa desirous of seeing it
displayed. Accordingly myself and at
tendants all repaired io an open field, at
no great distance,wberc, after some search,
Paunjar discovered a hole in which he
said he doubted not that there was a
snake.. ; . - - , , '
"But before I call him forth," be pro-
ceeded. "I must be assured that some one
of sufficient courage will stand ready to
cut him down when' t give the signal
otherwise, should he prove to be a cobra
capella, my life may be sacrificed."
. , ;kI will, myself, undertake ' that busi
ness,";pajd I drawing my sword. ,
.The man ; hesitated, "evidently fearing
to insult me by a doubt,' and yet not ea
ger to risk his life on the" strength, ef my
nerves,after the display of timidity I had
already made. . I thoughr I read all this
in the man's ' face, and I said very posU
tively:( . .. t . s. . vf. , ,t -"Never
fear,good sirT T will cut down
whatever you bring u'p this time,. be it
snake or devil." . ' .' ''
. '."My, life is at your excellency's mercy,'
bowed the man with a show of humility.
vReroember the", signal! When ! I raise
my hand above' iny. head, may the blow
be swiftj sure, and deadly.', ' " " ' -
'.Ho then gave his whole. attention to the
business before him," Putting an instru
ment, not unlike" a small', flagolet,' to his
' F 1 I'll'.'
lips, ue.aegan. to piay a snriii, monpton
ou?
disagreeable sort' of tune," keeping
hie .eyes riveted upon' the ; hole in the
is ground; and soon after,to my utter aston
io ishment, though I Bho'uld'have becn' pre-
pared for anything,-1 sasr the ugly head
of a hooded snake, the dread cobra dica
pella, the most poisonous of all deadly
reptiles, come slowly forth, with its spec
tacled eyes fixed steadily upon the strange
musician, who began to retreat backward
slowly, a step at a time,the snake follow
ing him.' - . : '. :T- ;
5 When at lengthen this manner, he had
drawn the hideous creature ' some ten or
fifteen feet from his ; hole, he suddenly
squatted (Jown and began to play more
loudly and shrilly. At this the serpent
raised itself on its tail, as when about to
make its deadly spring,and actually com
menced a dancing' motion, in time 'with
the music, which was continued for about
a minute, when the charmer gave me the
signal to strike. Guarded and stealthily
I advanced near enough for the blow and
then struck, cutting the reptile in two,
and sending its head flying to: some ' dis
tance. -I never took life with better sat
isfaction. .: ; '',' .:: ' V. i.! i
.'Whatever deception there might have
been about the juggler's tricks,there was
certainly none about the snake, for I have
it3 sk'in still in my possession- 1 gave
the' man a couple of gqjd mohurs, and he
went away perfectly satisfied, wishing my
excellency any quantity of good luck. I
was perfectly .' satisfied, too, and; would
not have missed seeing what I did that
day for ten times the'amount I paid. ,
A Droll Postmaster. . . '
- In the days, of Andrew Jackson,- his
Postmaster General, Amos Kendall,want
ing to know whereabouts was the source
of. the Tombigbeer Kiver, wroto.' for the
required information to the postmaster of
a village on its course. ;. "Sir," wrote, the
higher -officer to the lower, ,"this' Depart
ment de3ires to know how far the lorn-
bigbec River runs up. Respectfully, &c'.!'
The reply was brief, and read thus: "Sir,
the Tombigbee River doesn t - run up at
all: it runs down., .Very respectfully,&c
The Postmaster General continued tho
correspondence -in this style:' 'Sir.y our
aDDointmcnt as Postmaster- at i3
revoked. V You will turn over the fund3
and papers pertaining to your office to
your successor. Respectfully," &c. The
droll understrapper closed .the correspon
dence with this parting shot::"Sir. the
revenues , for tho: offi.ee, ending ; Sep. 30,
have been 95 cents; its expendituressame
period, far tallow candles :and twine, was
10a I trust my successor, is instruct
ed to adiust the balance due me. -.Most
respectfully Jr . L ... . : .7
figfTlie Salem (Ohio) Advocate tells
a sad story of a young lady being iright
ened to death under the following circum
stances:; . .;.1iV.-1 '.v.!
; Two ladies living alone were preparing to
retire, when some one rapped at the door,
and on enquiring who knocked and re
ceiving no answer, one of. the ladies star
ted across the floor to an adjoining room,
and dropped dead from sheer fright.
This brought a Ehriek from the remain
ing lady as she ran to her sister's assist
ance; just then the door opened, and ? in
rushed the brother of the two ladies, who
had been: mourned for as dead nearly
three years, r Ho stated that he intended
a nice surprise for his sisters - by not ma
king lum3elf known .until after they had
admitted him,' and judge ! of his grief on
learning that his surprise had resulted in
the death of one of his beloved sisters.'
. ;WnAT an Iron Bar Became.;
A bar of , iron worth ot- worked, into
horsed shoes, is worth 510.G0, made into
needles it is worth $330; made. into knife
blades it is worth 3,285; made into bal
ance springs of watches it is worth $2o0,
000 .-. What a drillin; the poor bar o
iron must undergo to reach all that! but
hammered and beaten, and pounded,
and rolled, i and .rubbed, and polished,
how was its value increased? .It mig
well have complained under the hard
knocks. it got; but . were they not all nec
essary to draw out its. fiue qualities and
fit it for higher othces?. - And so all; the
drilling and tiainlng to - which yqu. are
subject, '. all the , trials and r hardships,
thumps and pains, which often seem,' so
hard to you, 6erve to bring out your
finer qualities, and to fit you , for more
responsible posts and greater ; usefulness
in the world. ;;.. 'S ; : ;
' Freed Negro Labor. The Wilming
ton (N C.) Journal contains the follow
ing:
"A friend of ours aUowii the negroes
belonging to a plantation ten miles below
town, situated, upon. Town ; Creek, to re
main, on the plantation, provided they
would cultivate Hand allow him one-third,
which they agreed to do... There were
forty-two negroes,:. all told.:. His' third,
upon a division of the products,, consist
ed of four and three-quarter bushels "of
corn.two hundred and seventy-five pounds
of fodder; thirty pounds 6even ounces of
clean rice, four roasting ears; and a lew
tomatoes.' ' - ' : ;'-':-"
What do our Western farmers thlok'of
thU divide on .thirds? ' - -;r '''-;' '':
- ." ' .:.:'
' BHon.'i D. Wj .. Voorhees struck
"straight from the shoulder" in his recent
speech before the Democratic State Con
vention when . '. ;;! .;.: ' '
"He called upon the Orth9and ,'the
Julians, who had voted for negro suffrage
in the District, to come home and make
the issue here; to 'force; negro suffrage
upon tho peoplo of Indiana: sb they had
forced it upon the - District of Columbia.
It was not manly to cram ? a ( loathesome
pill down the throats of : a helpless com
munity 1,0,00 ' miles away, which , ,they
were afraid to offer to their own oonstitu-
A man that can be flattered is not nec
essarily a fool, but you can always ; make
ne'of'him!:s;' ' ' '''"'! ' ': ': '
It Won t Uo.
It won't do,when riding in a stage coach,
to talk of another man, whom you have
not personally seen, as being "an all-fired
scoundrel," until you aro absolutely sure
he is not sitting before you. . . " ;
It won't da, when snow-drift3 are piled
mountain high, and sleighs are eternally
upsetting, to ride .out., with, a beautiful,
lively, fascinating girl, , and not expect to
get mashed with her. v . , ; !. &. . ..
It won't do for a man, when a horse
kicks him, . to kick back at the horse in
return. . , ., !..'... ;..''..v.! V..-,i
It won't do to crack jokes on old maids
in the presence of unmarried ( ladies who
have passed the age of forty . .. .
It won t do . to imagine a Legislature,
ed at the public crib, v will .'sit but six
weeks, when : two-thirds of the members
have not the capacity to cam a decent
iving at home. ! , ,
It won't do for a man to bump his head
against a stone, because ho conscientious
ly believes' that his head is the hardest.!
It won t do. when amusquito bites vour
lace in the night, to beat your, cranium in
pieces with your first, under the impres
sion that you are killing the musquito. :
it won t do lor a man to imasrinea girl
is indifferent to him because .she studious
ly avoids him in company.. ; '.' y; '
ii won i ,qo ior,.a, young lady to pre
sume that more than a third of. the gen
tlemen who show her pointed attentions,
have the most distant idea of marryin
her. .. , . .- - ' ... . - '.","
It won't do for a man to fancv that a
lady is in love with him, because she
has always endured his company. ;
. It.won't do to be desperately enamor
ed over a pretty face until you have seen
it at tke breakfast table. . ,
-It won't do to be-, so t devoted to a ten
der-hearted wife r as to "coniDlv . with he'r
request, when she asks -you: "Now, tum
ble over the cradle' and break your, neck,
my dear, won t-youf , .... ": .
Beware ofa Prevalent Tice,
-. Boy, if by a few earh3st, 'heartfelt
words 'you may be ' induced ' to i keep
clear ot vice now fearfuUv ': Dreva
lent ir this 'country, it will be -worth
more1 to - you; than a large -present of
moneys We refer to' the use of-pro-fane
language,. It is almost the only sin
tnat nas neuner excuse, pleasure nor
profit. 1 Offensive alike to God and good
men, it- -maKes a viuatea taste; 1 a want
oi refinement 'and a disregard both of
virtue and the.' feelings. "of others! In
stead of relieving the passion of. anger
33 some declare, it only
strengthens
it
by giving it expression." If it be
urged
that it is a habit difficult" to be broken
thi3 is a' confession that disregards o
right has b'ecoaie a settled part r of the
character.' " No boy old enough" to know
the meaning of words ; utters '.his ; first
'oath without a shudder; if by-repetition
he is able tu swear without compunction
u 13 not that tne sin is less, hut because
hi? own sense of right has been Hunted
the crime and its penalties"are the same
But the habit can be subdued. Scarce
ly a boy or man will u?o profanity in
the presence Of hi3 mother: then ' if he
w ill, he can restrain 'it .'at- other times
Let every boy respect himjeirtoo - much
to yield to' lhi3 : habit, but ; to rebuke
profanity wherever heard, by expressive
silence and a good example, if not by
worus. . . .
; A Neouo Killed by 'Wolves. We
arc informed, by a gentleman of relia
bility, that on or' about the, -first of the
month, a negro, who had . been . assisting
in slaughtering Eome hogs for; af neigh
boring farmer, and had started home af
ter dark,, carrying with: him a portion
of the pork he had assisted in killing
during the day, was surrounded and attack
ed by a numerous body ef wolves, .which
after a . severe struggle, succeeded in
getting the advantage of the negro, and
literally, tore him into .atoms, nothing
remaining of him the next morning but
bones and small pieces of flesh.", which
had escaped the notice of the carniver
ous beasts.;, .The. negro had fought brave
ly for.hia life, haying with a- butcher
knife in his Lands, slain five of the
monsters .before falling a victim to t them
The occurrence took place in . Indepen
dence Countyj above Batesville, on white
River. Jackson-port (Ark.) Era.
' On, Dear! It, "is indeed discouraging
to the friends of the country to hear the
"traitors' in our. midst denouncing the
"government" President JohnsOri--and
we think it should ! be suppressed.. ' Tq
think of these ex-loyal gentlemen. being
"traitors" "is too bad. " Here "ibey 'have
been fighting the "copperheads", for years
to get them to support the "government'
ana just as soon as tney nave accompnsn
ed their object, they turn round and de
nouoce" the. "government," and become
'.'copperheads" arid.' traitors" themselves
Is it not discouragingf We re "loil now
we.support the "government" when
it doe3 right in denouncing such traitors
as, Stevens and 'Sumner arid why can't
our ex-loyal friends doso.Aiiiec Ad'
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vcriiser. , .
DeaTii v br 1 a Rrc'ri" Widow. Mrs.
Sion tefiore ' wido'w s of Abraham ' "Mo-rite-fi
ore, who-hasf just Died io'.EDgland at
the age of "6!eventy;si,' was.-, a sister of
the late Nathan, Meyer Rothschild,'. the
founder of the" Rothschild family in'LonT
don. Her. property is supposed to be not
less 'than 1.500,000. : , ' ';' - " 1 . '
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SrWThen Mr. Lincoln was president,
John W. Forney declared 'that "the
President ir the State."' Now President
Johnsoti says1 that Forney: is a X"dead
duck,! and Forney Says Hhat the Pres
ident is 4,as traitor." ' As :Tittlebat Tit
mouse used to; say "cases f alter"- circum-
..stahecs."'';': : - "'"i' f X M
;.: zit.i Lv-.r i:t. ,--.:.- .' 'j -U;j .:;'.' :
Don't . be Extravagant. ,
If the poor house. has any terrors for
you, never buy what ypu.don't need. Be
fore youpay'three cents for a jewsharp,
my boy, ascertain whether you cannot
make, just as pleasant a noise by whistling,
for which nature furnishes the machinery.
And: before you pay fifteen dollars for a
ngurea vest, young man, nna out whether
your lady love would not be just as' glad
o see you in a plain one that, .costs half
he money. If,' she would not-let? ier
crack her own walnuts and buy. her ovm
clothes. WJben ,-you see a ; man, paying
five dollars for a Frenchified toy, hat.ti
philosophic Yankee baby will pull to bits
in five minutes, the chances' are five 'to
one that he'll bo poor enough ' to realiie
how'many cents there are in a dollar, and,
if he don't, he's pretty sure, to bequeath
that privilege to his widow. -When a
man asks ypu to buy;that for. which you
haye no use, no matter how cheap it is,
don't -say "yes' V until you are sure that
some one else .wants it at an advance.
Money burns in some.folksi; pocketsand
makes such, a pesky hole that everything
that is put in drops through, past finding.
Scientific Music. li :n "
.Alex, attended church last Sabbath.
where they have scientific (quartette)
singing, and was surprised at the differr
ence between scientific" singing ' ahd 'that
ho had been accustomed to. in the back
woods.;, ne brought me a specimen of
the stylo, which he copied from the orig
inal: .v ' : .: . ... j
.Waw kaw, swaw daw aw raw, ; . , . m-J
:. Thaw saw thaw law aw waw: , ,
Waw.kaw taw thaw raw vaw yau braw, !
Aw thaw raw jaw saw aws... -
Whith, rendered into English.reads as
folloWB: ,: . ;r . .. J",-!
.1 Wefcome,- sweet day of rest, .. -.t -'
Jj That saw' the lord arUe: ; ," ' ; - J
v ' Welcome' to this reviving breast- t.
r '' And these rejoicing eyds.'
Alex says that in'the country they, are
green "enough to' think ' it necessary for
good singing that the words of the hymn
should be sang.
How very verdant. '
' CuNXiua Savage, The desire of gain
will sometimes inspire with dishonest cun
ning an illiterate savage. After a success
nil attack on the rbyal party, in 1745, a
Highlander , had gained a watch as his
share of . the spoils of the vanquished.
Unacquainted with its use, he listened
with equal surprise and -pleasure to the
ticking sound with which his new ac
quaintance amused him; alter afew hours,
however, the watch ran down, the noise
ceased, and the dispirited owner, looking
on the toy no longer with any satisfaction,
determined to . conceal the misfortune
which had befallen it, . and to dispose of
it to the first person wW offered him a
trifle in exchange. lie .soon met a cus
tomer; but, at partings he could not con
ceal his triumph, and exultingly exclaim
ed: "Why she died last night." ! ''. y '"! V
Black Vomit. This terrible disease
is prevailing to an alarming extent ill
over the country. It is supposed to have
been superinduced by the upsetting of a
wonderfully wrought " and cunningly de
vised machine called the' freedman's bu-i
reau." The disease is -confined ib 'Ameri
cans' of" African descent and Africans of
American descent." The, victims threw
off an ' immense amount, of bile against
the "Government.' The only anti-emet
ic yet discovered is a Government office
The Case Stated. Sam Bowles," one
of the-editors of the ; Springfield, Mass.,
Repuhlican: (Rep.,) writes -from. Wash
ington that Congre&a is like . the boy
out on a
rough
sea m a
open
boat:
'Can you pray, Jim?
ktdl
"Can yon sing a hymn?"
)rT. II
. a
"Can't you, then, repeat a verse of the
Bibie?-:i: ;
"Not a bit of h:-' :'1--'-' :
5 r "Well," with a sighs; 'something- has
got tb be done d -d quick." ,-:.: .. , t
.ii. " v 1--i';"T? ""T-T"- 7i . .; .-. ' '
tf(3Rev., J.D. Fisher, of Ashtabnla
county, has been" convicted' before' an
ecclesiastical court of forgery and dis-;
missed' f'om the "ministry. " He forged
abetter" recommending himself for Presi
ding' Elder. iHe has been a . leading
clerical Republican, alwaya; dealing, out
death and .damnation , to Copperheads.
Statesman. ". , .. '
' tThe following' is from iho Sandus
ky 'Register, a fUnion'so-called pa
per: "Of the depth of scurrility and col
loquial slang 'to which Andrew Johnson
hits seen fit to descend wc have to heart
to write'. ' Buchanan,with all his treason,
and Tyler, with' his' treachery;' re'meuiber
ed in their fall the dignityof place and
the decencies'of official life.'SJJ '- " !.-
' : - - -' ' ti Ji:
C5J-A rich and generous man at Salem,
Massachusetts, invited all his: children
to dinner the other day, and each of bis
sons and daughters and eons and ; daughter-in-law
found a check for.5,0Q .when
the plates were turned. .The grand chil
dren were remembered also.and the pres
ent whteh? he imade f amounted to about
? 10.000.--: ;
S"
WIT -ASM : IItJl0J5;t;
A man. that can be nattered is not ne
cessarily a fool, but you can always oak
i-':';,'"":- ',.;'."'"'--i
An exchange saysf "ttH better to love
a' persdu tou cannoV'marry, IhirTtS mar
rj a person you can noi love." : " inn 13 a
shprt text for av long Bormbn, which hd
man experience will continue 1" to preach
"until the last syllable Tof recdrdel tlae."
There is nonsuch thing ay an easy c&air
for a discontented man. " ..l. '" "
r Gail Jllamilton says it ia a "dreadful in
dorsemenf of a man Jo marry him, "f
These -indorsers,. somehow,! seem' to admire-
the ? responsibility 'Terpgenerallt. '
though. ' They; one and all, wan( to bo
r '. . 4 . ' .3
known as accepting some man a notes.' .
-Censurft.isthe.taxa. jaan payaJtOwlhe;
pupiicqr being etninent.
He 13 the best accountant who can cast
up correctly the sum of his own errors.
1 'A J(;t Hi it :.V 'T.
. V here can the . most imiserable find
sy in pathy? ' In the DlctidhaVy'i
? Tke ohly crowdJa: pVihter-'can khdufe
ith anythipg Uke patience, is a, crowd; of
advertisements, os a crowd of delinquent ,
calling'to' foot rip their bilisi;
vr A Cooper who was in Tieed of hoop
poles, beset a farmer. furnufcjhi'nxjfita. .
some. -, Where'll I get 'em'iquestiond
the man.. "Anywhere; teal era if jtt
oan't do : better." ;The; hooleVweU
furnished and paid ior, when'the! cooper
happened to -.inquire , of the seller whero
he got them
"Stole eta. as von teAA m
to," "was the
answer. "Where did you.
steal 'em?" ."Oh,' up in your wooda,.
lurned: the man, jingling his profiWf
..-"If I am not home from ; the, party, to-,
night at ten o'clock' said a husbandlo
his bet ter half; i4donY'waU for?meH
"That rwon'f" replied; the lady signifi-.
cantly,;."but I'Ji : come;' for yoo "fUTha
gentleman v returned at ten o'clock pre
cisely.; ; - l- - VH V
Daniel Webster used 15 to say" that tlio
word ' would, in ' Rufus Choates nand
writing resembled a smallgridiron tttuek
hv liwritnlnw."- ' " r
v'iil'i'i
' The other day a t gentleman asked tone
of. his noighboM what was hia g? 'l
km not certain,'reblied her I am iither
58 or 68." '""What, hot1 knoir voutown
age?" "N6,;sirieplieiheiarmer7 Vl
count my money my income and my cat
tle; but of, my years I keep no reckoning,
because I am well convinced that . I .shall
lose none of them, and that nobody . wjll
rob me of them."; ,;--.-: ,-. ' xi -tnit
' Josh Bilings says of friends;;!! got
mine and - manage to keep them by xt
asking them for anything but advice; you
can't ask anything of a ,man that heloves
to give-more, and costs him less than ad
vice." f.l .?!.'?.? V-'cT-v tj,-fi.V.i .,
? A1 preacher who' rambled 'in ttiis ier-'
mons, when tequested to stick to -his Ult,
replied that "scattering ahot wfiufd' bH
tho'tabst birds. : ?.oJA Jot3
The editor" "of the 'Louisville'1 Journal
says: "An abolition lady has sent nsour
pnoiograpn cut auto pieces, xneiaoy
in.this case cut a prettier' figure4 than "she
ever did before in her life. " L f lt "
Ifyou want to find a great many faults,
be on the lookout..: If you wol4 ,So4
them in still greater abundance, beon tha
. ... . . a j -. ... . J t. i .' 7 ? v U
look in. f f .
. ;Gpoc news, ;BelhoulJ!:said a ra,at
IJokqra; Vthe iCalipb, has apppUted.yott
governor of, all the apes, and, hogs in? tho
kingdom', ' 'Prepare, hen .aaidBel
houl, "to obey my commands'l foiim
.iNGRA'riTrjDijWben Xor' B . ".I ;
died, a person.; met , n old mai who.irai
one ' of hia ; most, intimate friendsi; EIIa
was pale, confused, awe-stricken. J3?ery
one was trying to console bim,but in yain,
"His loss,V he exclaimed does not ef
fect me so much as his horrible ingrati
tude. zrWould you, believa it? he :i died
without leaving me anything in.hjs; wflt
I,' who have-dined with - him. at hi own
heuse,three timos a, week (qr thirty year?!
- - H crrt 1 FLTRRT.-t-Boy . with t ragged
trowsers ' and rimless hat rune! into Dr.
Fuller's drug store, with dipper in hael.
"Doctor, -mother sent me i down .to the
shotecary pop quicker'n blazes, c,os bid
der's sick with the picken chox,:andahe
wants a thimble Tall of polly gollib ia
this din tipper.cos we hadn't bbt a gbttle,
and the kint pup's got the bine witters ia
it-i Got anyr ' .
.. s
As Eye -to Bci Nt$b.---A' 'gentlemaft
had conferred a favor on a friend, an un
dertaker. Bays the1 latter.-Brown I
tm under great obligations -trtLyourend
allow me to say. v that ,your kindness ii
keenly appreciated, and L hope" I ' maj
be able to do you a good Urn 6ome; dy
or other. ! If you fever want a' coffin eau
on'me. ,1 should be happy toorj ye
or any of yoir family at shoit notice,, at
greatly reduced rates." His , friend re
retired, satisfied , that tho , undertaker
had an eye to business: and was not lack-
az in" gratitude.
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