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' ? roans xb Havlaglatelr rjcelve,d a large ilMUiia" Ery Thursday 'Morning, by of new aad oeauttf Uob Type andother ferial. lug material, la now prepared to do all klf - riETROOUNEO, - EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. of Job Work, inch a ClltCUXi ARS, - - . fiQiZiSZIAJDEt, T BAHS-BXLXiS, . BLANKS. c. .TP ; .POSTERS. LMSLB, On j9r,- Sit month,. Programmes, - Curd, Cft ; ,i Done on the shortest notice and In a Binnt . that will be satisfactory to all. .-- No paper will be discontinued nr. til all r arages are pultl. Single copies, five cents. Volume xxiv. .UPPER SANDUSKY, OHIO, THURSDAY MOHNING, JANUARY 21, I860. NUMBEft 10 r. M'KELLY, &HOYT,' i TTOBNEY8 AT LAW, Upper SandnsVy, Ohio. Offloe In M'KeUy's Block. upstairs. noia'60-tr H- A. Hovt. Biain street. It. M'KXLLT ,dr. g. t. Mcdonald, . , PHYSICIAN' & SUEGEOJT. OIHce with Dr Cretslnger, over Boery's Store. Will at tend promptly to all professional calls. ' ' A. Kail ill T. K. fteiseu. - - , - - .... . CRISELL & KAIL. Attorneys & Counselors at Law, 1 Upper Sandusky, O. Orrica : 2d Floor, lleerys' Block. J. D. & C. SEARS, ATTORXEV8 AT I-AW, and Claim Agents. Claims for back put. bounty and pensions carefully and promptly attended to. Office up stairs over the First National Bank, Upper Sandusky. Ohio. ti r. SCHAKPKB. ' O.O. WHITS. : SCHAEFER & WHITE, ATTORN E Y and Counsellors at Law. Par ticular attention paid to Notarial and In surance business. OUlce, Piersou block, up stain. " ' julS-ly - ' DR. A BILLHARDT. DEALER IX DRUGS, Medicines, Faints, Oils, nooks,' Stationery, Wall Paper, etc., In Post Office Building. Upper Sandusky, O. JOHN PAUSCH, JEWELER, and dealers in Silver Ware Watches, Clocks, Cutlery and Fancy Goods. No. 3 Boberts' Block. . , DR. D. W. BYRON. PHTStCIAN AND SlTtGEON, office at his residence on corner of Fourth St. and Wy andot Avenue, Upper Sandusky, Ohio. MACK'S HOTEL. riAREY.O. v Formerly 1 David L. Michails. Proprietor. r proprietor Shade House. Attica. Ohio.- Good stabling attached. W. A. WEIDMAN, i WARPOLE HOUSE,,;; JW. GERTIG Proprietor, Main st.Ex . cellent accommodations and reasonable terms. An excellent stable attached. , OLIVER & pfisterer;-1- MERCIIANT TAILORS, and dealers in Gen tlemen's Furnishing Goods, No. 8 Becry's Block, Main street. - . .' JERE c. GROFF, TtKALER IN FAMILY GROCERIES, A' Teas. Coffees. Sugars, Molasses, Syrups, Spices, Fish, Wooden und Hollow Ware, and Vegetables. Main St., Up. Sanduskv, o. A TTOtsTEYS AT LAW, Marlon, O. - in iam;'eirs mock, Main street. ne.44 atteiiiied to promptlv. TXkH FLEET. .. , 0. W. SMITH, VAN FLEET & SMITH. Office Busi Hava for tilp Clfl . O00.0UO worth of Real Estatf. consisting of irnw. i.aniis ana i own l'roperty in Alarion and adjoining counties, and tho western States. II. FLACK & CO., CLOTIT.IERS, and dealers in all kinds orFiir nlshing Uootls for gentlemen's wear. Boom No. S Ayers' Block, opposite the Court House. . , , DR. R. N. McCONNELL, ' A PHYSICIAN 4 SUEGEON, oiTers his profes sional services to the citizens of Upper Sandusky and vicinity. Office south room M'tConners lllock. seoond strr. O. FERRIS, pnYSrcrAN SURGEON. Office In BecrVs J- idock, second floor, lntheoflicefiormerlyoc. cup ted by Ferris A Byron. MILLER & SNOVER, The highest price TVEALEBS IN FAMILY" GROCERIES of all fJ kiwis. Roberts' Block. paid for country produce BRUNNER, McCONNELL & CO., TARUGGISTS, and Dealers in Books, Station- s-'arv. r anc ' j. .-...5 , n-- ! ! ONE YEAR AGO. , BT. BABBIET BEXCBER STOWS. One year ago a ringing voice, A clear bl ne ey e And clustering curls of sunhy half, Too fair to die. " Only a year no voice, no smile, ' 'f. No glance of eye, No clustering curls of golden hair, ,' Fair but to die. y -. - One year ago, whalioves. What schemes fur iiiw iiioi f v jea. Wr WD what high resolves. NOBODY KNOWS WHO WILL OOMFOSEI GEN. GRANT'S What joyous hou nat generous siriiei . ; The silent picturdon the wall, ' The burial stoue. . '' " Ot all that be.iuty, lUe and joy ' ' Kemaiu aloue I One year, one year, one little year," , ' And so much trorie-t - - --..;.'. ; And yet the even flow of life Moves calmly on. I The grave grows green, the flowers bloom fair I Above tue neaii; No sorrowing tint of leaf or spray says ne is ueau. No panse. or hush, or merry birds That sing above, Teli us how coldly sleeps below ine lorm we love. Where hast thou been this year, beloved? What hast thou seen? What rising fair, what glorions life ; . Where hast tbou been? . The veil, the veil) so thin, so strong! 'Twixt us and thee; The mystic veil ! when shall it fall. xnac we may set-r Not dead, not sleeping, not even gone. . iut preseni. stiii. And waiting for the coming hour ui uou s sweet win. Lord of the living and the dead. Our Savior.dear ! l We lay in si.ence at Thy feet xnis sau, sau year: CABINET. From the Atlantic New Era, December 21. General Long's tree t's Views. Below we publish a letter ad- BUT DOES KNOW THAT W.A. WIDMAN KEEPS 'iclues. No. ' Goods. Notions and Patent Med- ! McKelly's Block. WYANDOT COUNTY BANK, CPrEB 8ANmTSKY OHIO, TUT and sell Government Securities. Ex AJ change, Gold, Silver and Uucurrent Money. Deposits received, and a general banking busi ness conducted. Collections made and prompt ly remitted. Interest paid on time deposits. i. W. Beekt, Pres't. J. A. Maxwell, Cash. ; STOCKHOLDERS;: H. BEERT, . i J. A. MAXWEJ.L, . w. BEcsr, L. B. H ARRIS, NEW TOKK. SPLENDID, v: STOCK r, , .. FRED. ELLSWORTH S 1"T IVERY A FEED STABLE. Horses and ve AJ hlcles to be bad at any hour of the day. Stable In rear of Van Marter House. ml6-6m Notice to Teachers. . ' "' TheBoardof School Examiners of Wyan- dot county, Ohio, -will hold meetings ix the examination of teachers, in the town of Upper Sandusky, as follows: On thje 1st and 3d Saturdays of September, October, "Voveiuber. March, April, May and , the first Saturdays of all other months. Ho eertifiaate will be granted except t a Tegular meeting, Dor will any be . granted, unless the "applicant appears in 1 rerson and submits to an examination. Written testimonials of Moral Character . will be required of all apDlicants and those who have taught will be required to present testimonials, showing their Rueeess in teaching, and signed bvth Local Diree- tors of the school in which the applicant was .toss engagea. , , ' - j- .. Examinations to commence at 9 o'clock, A.K., at the School House in said town, r- Applicants are requsUd to be punctual, as i none will be admitted into the class after i tue examination has commenced. i'.c ' Bj order of the Board of Examiners. , , -Wif-d-na J. H. MYERS, Clerk. rifiJrj 18, 1869. tf. ,, !.. CLOTHS, CASSIMERES, AND VESTING?, Ready Made Clothing, Notice in Partition, lanhy.' Morgan and Alexander If. Thomson, her guardian. Emily S.Mor- jfau, jonn i.,txoK and Ueor?ianaCook nis wire, h'rank Ji. Morgan.. Rush Mor- .IaBXouI N. Morgan. Jos. Monnrjoy and Penina E. Mountioy his wife. Jef- -- ferson Morgan, Charles Morgan. Grace Ann Morgan and James Morgan, and John R. Large, guanliar of- the en id Charles Grace Ann and James; Daniel Fflruson.Ernily Weaver. Henry Weav er. John M. Ewing and Sarah J his Wire, Smlttr Keller and Mary hiu wife, James A. Ferguson, John M. Ferguson. j&orge W. Morgan. Elijah "B. Martin And Marv E. his wife. John Paiillin and ifanny F. his wife. John Morgan. Maud aiorgan. Hianche a. Mornn and iFlliah B. Martin, sruantinn of t.lm aid fJohn.Maud M.and Blanche B.Morgan; tSobert A. Morgan. Sarah E. Morgan nd John Paullinr. guardian of the said Itobere W, and . Sarah K. Morgan, will take rfotice that a petition was filed against them on the 8th clajt of Decem ber, A. 1868. in'tbe Court of Com mon Pleas of Wyandot county. Ohio.by Jam., tf A.M h An1 la . ji ,..,, ' f,uu .iiu ,q nun JJt 1 1 1 1 1 1 " , wherein the said James Morgan de mands partition of the following real stsutev to wjttsTh west half of the Tnorth-west quartet of section levenlll inTftwTwhin threft3, southfif Range fourteen 14Mist, la eald county ot Wyandot, containing eijrhty acres, and J "Jthat at the' next term of said Court ap- nllnatlnn vlrill h tniarla hvh. a" . . . . ... - ,,t via, organ tor an order that Partition may up uinue ui said jiri"iiii8es',- 'Deeember 10th, 1868. -s " K- 1 ! .f , - J. D. 4 C. SEARS, " 4-6 Attorneys for Petitioner. CIRCULi ARS and csntile Printiag neatly Fionixb Job Ofitee. all kinds of Mor executed at th LETTER HEADS and Envelopes neatly aad promptly printed at the Piorsn ffisnif untt CONSTANTLY HAND A AND GENTS' FURNISHING ;;; iS-.ri ;-. , ? -, . : Of every style and description, -which he is offering at the very lowest prices Custom Work Done to order in the latest proved style. : The public is most .respectfully Invite to call and examine the stock and prices Remember the place, ' ""' ; ; JutcConnell's Block,' Upper Sandusky, Jan. 1, 1869 -;.) ;.v: dressed by General James Lou street to a citizen of this State, in which the "war horse" of Lee's army calmly and clearly set forth his views upon political matters We hope our .readers will peru$e the letter carefully that they may fully understand the precise views entertained by' this renowned and much abused gentleman. 'Ltnchburg, Va.s Nov. 24,1868. "My Dear Sir: Your letter of the 2uth ult , after following me to various points, reached me. Now, I am glad to hear from you, and to learn that 3 our mind is prepared to accept opinions that are most likely. in tlieir application, to develop and advance the interests of the people. Many of our Southern men seem to have lost sight of the fnndamental doctrine the interest ofthe.people iu tneir zeal to: maintain their ideas of consistency, which consists in adhering to oid truths whether they vors lor weal or woe. I regret that I am not better pre pared to meet your wishes for in formation in regard to the future policy of, our new 1'resident. Al though I have had the pleasure of several interviews with him within the last few years, I have not sought ON to learn his appreciation ot political questions of the present or of the future., I regard his past course and decided character .as the surest guarantees , of , his course. . The floating idea that has attached itself to the minds of the many, that he may yet prove to be a Detiocrat, is like manv other speculations that gain circulation and creJence, but only, serve to deceive those who are credulous enough to indulge them. : it we recall to mind the events of the last two years, we shall remember that Gen., Granfs position, at one time, was such as to lusure his. nomination for Presi dent by the party "that he might choose: as, most iu accord with his views of public policy; and subse quent events indicate that his per sonal popularity is such as to have turned the balance in his favor. It seems to: me unreasonable, there fore, to expect to find him, at this late day, seeking alliance with the old party His antecedents clearly mark him as a national man, and as sueh he gives assurances of his ad hesion to the party whose basis is the Union, and that the influence of his administration will be applied to its complete ana prosperous restora tion.' A fair-minded people must know. however that no individual, unaided can accompiisu tins great purpose He must needs have the assistance of the North, of the South, of the East and of the West. Havinsr assur ances of co-operation from other parts ot the country, he only wants that of the South to complete the combination which will give to his fifli"in& I administration a happy advent, and cuujiui uauie anticipation 01 salutary progress 1 hat the . people of the bonth desire practical reconstruction there can be no doubt; but it seems to be difficult to develop that sentiment wv-a-to produce practical., results, Drifting along in the channel into which chance seems to have thrown me, 1 begin to hnd mvselt. like DO?! ' many others, ready with arv theory As it may interest you, I give 3'ou a concise statement of it. If you find that you can make it useful, you are at liberty to do so : - The wealth of the South lies in Its Boil. If this proposition is true, its sequents are equally so 1. Labor, is essential to make that wealth available. 2. To command ', labor, laws must encourage and protect it. Also their co-sequents : To encourage and invite labor. evidences - of protection must be made manifest. through the opera tion of law upon the labor that we have. ' :' " ' ' . Hence, it appears that the value otCHir.lands depend upon our labor, our labor upon the , law, and the 1-y llaw upon us. .. . A failure upon our part, therefore, to enact and to enforce broper laws, will lie as fatal to the Interests of the owners of real estate as confiscation. ; And yet, all that Congress asks us to do is-to avail ' onrselves of the only means by which wo may avoid serious depreciation of our material interests. That is, this will be the practical result of reconstruction, under national legislation, upon our interests, lhe moving cause of that legislation, probably, was 'security for the future.' Here, we trrsfy discover the line that should mark our connection with recon struction. It begins and ends in our care for homn interests. It will be time enough to ' begin to Hok into the future when we have pro vided for the present. The politicians of the old school seem anxious to impress upon the minds of our young men the im portance of rejecting all proposi tions coming from the Republican party, or else they dishonor their own bl)od and the' blood of their fallen comrades. Bnt gentlemen should remember that they only dishonor their comrades when they dishonor themselves, and that there can not be dishonor in ready obe dience to law, and a proper care for our own welfare. On the contrarj', to discard the law and expose our selves to unnecessary . difficulties, is near akin to dishonor. It is true that many worthy persons are dis franchisee! under the law, but the readiest and surest means of relief are through the law. . I conclude, therefore,that interest, and duty, and honor demand that we should place ourselves in a condi tion to support the laws of Con gress. When we have done so we shall receive abundantly of help from the Executive and from the other members of the Govern ment. - I remain, very truly yours, James Longsteeet. Mr. Jchn H. Dent, Cave Spring, Ga, .u; A im; "!' and most ap Roman CatUolic Supremacy Father Hecker, a Roman Catholic clergyman of powerful oloquence, is going through the country lecturing n the "Religious condition of the country. ' Father Hecker is trank in his utterances, and says tnings hich a more cautions propagand t would consider it prudence to conceal. In his lecture at Chicago he said : The increase of Catholic popula tion over that 01 others is 1UU per cent. He believed the dominant in fluence of the country, at the close f the century, would be on the side f Catholics. Tbey stand in. this country as a Juacedonian phalanx bound together by truth, while frot estanism is disintigratmg itself and windling away, lhe result, he predicted, was founded on figures and logic. This great Republic is bound to be a great Catholic nation There will be no reason to fear Cath olicism if it does predominate; will not be inimical to intelligence It is educating more people than any other denomination. There will, be no danger to our liberties, be cause the Catholic Church is found ed on the natural order which ob tains in a republic. Catholicism will refuse a religious enthusiasm ; into the energies of thd people. 1 h question is now pressing on the American people of determining their religion as the fathers proclaim ed its determined deutiny. In a few short years it will proclaim irselt Catholic. Here is something for Protesants and politicians to ponder over. Fath I He was a wealthy orphan er Hecker lias tue impruaens zeai , and frankness of most converts, but J it is very improbable that he speaks without warrant when he makes so startling a declaration as that the Roman Catholic Church aims at po litical supremacy in this country. He merely proclaims what his coad- utors hope aud labor lor in silence. He predicts that there is, ere long.to be a State religion, in mis country, and that State religion is to be Ro man Catholic. His statement that there will be no danger to our liber ties, and that Roman Catholicism is founded on the natural order which obtains in a Republic, will but ex cite a smile in those acquainted with the political history ot that church in the past half dozen ceuturies. If so foutided, the builders of the su perstructure departed widely from the original plan. Unhappily Father Hecker is not wide of the truth when he says that the adherents of the Roman Catholic Church in this country stand as a Macedonian phalanx, while Protest autism disintegrated : and cherefore at a disadvantage. Not only are Protestant churches at war with, or secretly jealous of, each other, but there are influences at work within the ranks of Protestantism inimical to Protestantism itself. Whether intentional , or not, Ritualism is breaking down the defences and making an easy path for the assaults of the Roman Catholic Church. 1 ' Against Roman Catholicism as a religion we have nothing to say. We believe in libertypf conscience, and hold that a man has as much right to be a Roman Catholic as to be a Presbyterian Unitarian. But when it is openly proclaimed, by a leading Champion of the Roman Catholic Church, that the purpose is to convert it into a political power and to make it dominant in the at fairsof this country, it is time to call attention to the dangers that menace us. C. Herald. t , , ; "How long can a fool live?" asked a lawyer of a witness that he was examining. ' "I don't know, I'm sure,' Sir. How long have you lived ?" was the answer. ; , . A sailor in attempting to kiss a pretty girl got a box on the ear. "There," he exclaimed, "just my luck ; always wrecked on the coral A First-Class Romance in Ohio. Not many miles from Xenia re sides a wealthy landholder, or rath er a model farmer. His-; prosperity uring the last twelve years has often been: the comment of his neighbors, and obseiving ones have wondered from whence he has ob tained the means with which he had added farm to farm and acre to acre, until he holds upward of two thou sand acres of the best land in the whole State of Ohio. Seme ten 3-ears since, we have lately been informed, there appeared at the farmer s door, a young and stalwart youth who asked, and read ily obtained employment. Although gnorant at hrst ot the duties on a farm, he applied himself, and in a hort time became an adept larmer. He took as much interest in the affairs of the farmer, who engaged him as did the farmer himself. When the month of December came, the hrst one alter nis advent on the farm, he informed the family that he would absent himself during the winter, but would return in early spring and work another 37ear. He brought two trunks when he came there the preceding spring, the con tents of which had never been dis played. These he left with the far mer, with xizs simple precautionary remark, ttf "never allow them to be disturbed, or. at . least, unless I should be absent two years. If gone longer they were at libert3r to open and appropriate their contents. He carried nothing away with him except the suit he had on, nor did he accept his summer s wages when tendered by the farmer. He took his note, payable in hve years, and left. April of the following year came, and the wonder of the family over the 3Touth'8 strange proceedings was still fresh, when one pleasant morn ing they were all gladly surpriped to see their help again. He brought a large trunk, similar to. one of the two- ho had left there during the winter. The 'ensuing year the 3'onng man and the farmer become greatly attached, in August trie farmer purchased an adjoining farm, and paid for it in cash. When the year s work was com Dieted, again were the incidents of the preceding year repeated. The young man took another note, left his trunk, and went away. He only cautioned the farmer s family,, as before, regarding his three trunks. Vv hen April came round again our hero returned. In May follow ing the farmer r urchased another adjoining farm of one hundred acres and paid for it in cash. J he going away and returning continued for the last ten 3-ears tip to the present December. Each year the farmer purchased more land. Every 3-ear, in December, the farmer's help left him, taking the farmer's note, and everv following April he returned He never took trunk or bf awav. but always brought more when he returned. Last week the help, now grown to manhood, strong and sturdy in mind and frame, left the farmer took awav his accumulated baggage. and returned the several notes the farmer had given him made apres ent of them to a child of the farmer, The evening before his departure he infromed his friends, who had all learned to love : him, of the secret which he had long kept to himself. Doctors had told him, at the age of fifteen that he could not live to become age. He at. once left an Easter boarding school and came -out here to the farmer's home. He returned and studied during the winter, be came interesied in seeing the farmer increase his domains, and donated the money with which the additions were made. The trunks contained the fashionable clothing he wore during the winter months. Secresy regarding the money received him had been enjoined upon the farmer during all the ten years; now he is released to do, or tell, all or little, as he pleases. The promised consumptive was saved ; the aggravations of diseaes dispelled ; and, having grown to be healthy, and robust was satisfied with the ten years' effort to prevent his becoming an invalid for life. It was almost useless for the farmer to attempt to express his gratitude, unbounded as it was, to our hero. He thinks of him now as a benefac tor and son, and looks on his broad acres and can hardly realize that they are his. Were we to give the name of the young man, many of our readers would at once be con vinced of the truth of the above. This we are forbidden to do for the present. Xenia Gazette 29, th. Taking: it Coolly. Old Squire Hopkins was a per fect picture of meakuess and sim plicity, and his stuttering seemed the effect of bashfulness rather than an inherent physical defect. One da3T a neighbor came to buy a yoke of oxen of him. The price was named, and the animals made a sat isfactory appearance. "Arethev breachy?" asked the buyer. , "N n-n-n n-ever t-r-o-nbled me, was the, repty. The other paid the price and took the yoke. In a day or two he came back in a towering passion. "Confound these critters, Squire there ain't no . fence that will keep 'om! They will break through a stone wall, or jump over the moon. What the dickens made you tell me they wasn't breachy ?" "I-I didn't say n n-no such thing." . "Yes 3'oii did ; you said , they cever troubled you." "Oh, well, neighbor,", said the Squire, "I d-d-ont let such a th-ings as that ever trouble me" The buyer sloped. What came of a Christina spree. A certain boarding house on- the West side was the scene of a small sensation on Saturday evening, which promises to find its way into the courts, where the aggrieved par ties may have an opportunity to set tle their differences, and set them selves right with one another. It seems that there' are, among other boarders at the place in question, a Mr. and Mrs. Adams and a Mr. Hen-rj-Newhouse. This latter individu al is a mason by trade, and having orked steadily all summer, was plentifully supplied ' with funds when winter came on. On Christ mas night, being convivially inclin ed, he sought several companions similarly situated, and they set out for a general spree, which lasted un til the -'wee sma' hours" of the morn ing of Saturday, when Newhouse started for his boaidmg house. It appears that he occupies a room ad- jomg that of Mr. Adams and wife and being considerably muddled. when he got home,entered his neigh bor's room instead of his own, and began to disrobe himself:' Unexpec cted business had detained Adams later than usual, so that he bad not et arrived when "Newhouse came in. Mrs, Adams, supposing that it was her husband who was -;n the room, began to lecture him strongly for being out so late, and in no very amiable terms demanded the cause. Poor Newhouse, his senses drown ed in liquor, knew not what to make of the fact of their being a woman in the room, but finally managed to ask her if she hadn't made a mistake and got into the wrong bed. ' The voice was not that of her husband, and alarmed at the presence of s strange man in ner bed-room, otter ed scream upon scream, which arous the house-hold, and in a very short space of time a dozen or more boar ders congregated about her room door, all anxious to know the cause of the disturbance. She could only point to Newhouse, sitting in a chair near the door, and partly undressed He, poor fellow hardly,. knew what to make of the whole affair, but the lights, which were speedily brought, revealed to him that he had got into the wroug room. Just then Adams came in, and seeing him there and crowd around the door, jumped to the conclusion that his wife had been caught in flagrante delictu with New- house, and at once proceeded to give that individual a severe pum mehng ending by kicking him out of doors. Adams then returned to his wife and demanded an cxplana tion which she of course, could not give, and he prepared to transfer his wrath at Newhouse to her. The scenes though which the victim had passed tended to sober him, and, returning, he attempted to explain his intrusion upon th lad3T's privacy. The husband, knew Newhouse quite well, and a3 th explanation was tenable and reason ble, became mollified, and excused his wife , from participation in any wrong act. Newuouse, whose eyes are blackened, and : who naturally feels sore over his thrashing, sajTs that he will have satisfaction if it can be had through the intervention of the courts, so that it is quite probable that the mistake of the unlucky .Newhouse will result in somethiugr, more ' serious. -Cleveland Herald.. " ' WONDERFUL. DISCOVERY. The Largest ;;; Skeleton.- Ever Found The Exhumation of an Antediluvian Human Skeleton. . From the Sauk Rapids Sentinel, 18th. . Day before yesterday,1 while the quarry men employed by the Sauk COLD-BLOODED MURDER IN MEMPHIS, r - Rapids Water Power Company were engaged in qnarr3-ing rock for the dam which is being erected across the Mississippi at this place,' they found imbedded in the solid granite rock the remains of a tuman being of gigantic stature. About ' seven feet below the surface of the ground and about three feet and a half be neath the upper stratum of rock,the remains were found imbedded in the sand, which had evidently been plac ed in the quadrangular grave vihich had been dug out of the solid rock to receive the last remains of this an tediluvian giant. The grave was 12 feet in length, four feet wide, and about three feet in depth, and is to day at least two feet below the pres ent level of .the river. The remains are completely petrified, and of gi gantic : dimensions. - 1 he - head is massive, and measures thirty one and a halt inches in circumference, but low in the o frontts. and verj' nat on top. 1 he femur measures twenty six and a quarter inches, and the fibula twenty five and a half, while the body 13 equally long in proportion. From the crown of of the head to the sole of the foot the length is ten feet nine inches and half. The . measure around the chest is fifty nine and a half inches. This giant must have weighed at least 900 pounds when covered with a reasonable amonnt of flesh. The petrified remains, and there is notic ing left but the naked bones, now weigh 304i pounds. The thumb and fingers of the left hand, and the left foot, from the ankle to the toes are gone ; but all the other parts are perfect. -Uver the sepulchre ot the unknown dead was placed ; a large flat limestone ' rock that remained perfectly separated - from - the sur rounding granite rock, c These wonderful remains of an antediluvian, gigantic race are in pos session of a gentleman who had started with it to his residence East. This gentleman, it is said, will send the remains to Boston, and possibly we may hear all that can be said on the subieet by the learned in these things. It is snpposed by some 01 our ablest men, among whom is General Thomas, that many more skeletons wffl be found during the process of excavating the granite rocks in this place. Some think that these remains were deposited in this sarcophagus prior to the for mation of the present strata of rocks that now abound here; but this is mere conjecture. A Gambler's Terrible Revenge. Memphis, January 8. A shootinir affray occurred at 10 o'clock this morning, at the corner of Second and Market streets, resulting in the death of Edwin Whitfield, of the firm of Moore & Whitfield, cotton factors, by O. H. Doran, a gambler. Doran rentid a house from Whit- . field's father, and kept such disrepu table company that an attempt was made in the courts to eiect him. iJoran, this morning, published a; card in the Avalanche, denouncing both the Whitfields as thieves, liars and poltroons. Edwin Whitfield and Major Moore went to the house for the purpose, it is supposed, of chastising Doran. On knocking the door was opened. Whitfield entered and the door was slammed in Moore a . face and locked.. The shooting, commenced simultaneously with the locking of , the door, when , Moore and a crowd attracted by the fifing;, nurst the door open, and VV bitfield was found lying on the floor d3'ing,' ' ' and Doran and two women were standing in the center of the room Doran cried out that he surrendered. He and the women were taken to jail. Whitfield's pistol was found on him, never having been drawn. He was shot through the body five times, and beaten ; over the-iiead with a pistol- There is strong talk" of lynching Doran. Whitfield , was. an exemplary young man, and . but recently married. Durring the war he served on the staff of General Dick Taylor. President Lincoln's joking 'pro pensity is notorious. The following capital hit is worthy of publication 1 A gentleman from Boston who was ' a graduate and an office-seeker, cal led, on Mr. Lincoln foran appoint ment; 'and was sustained by all influ ential 'politicians of his State, as all such men are. After having preseu ted his claims-am luitverlastiug I string ' of -names, . the genltenrartr wished to to turn the conversation, a moment and asked ' the! President , at what college he gradutaed,: , "I , never graduated at any college, sir : while in this world we never gradu ate, it is one life-long school."" 'Oh says the graduate, "you are a self made made man." "Not at all," said Mr. Lincoln, "I believe God made man." . The Bostonian saw the point and left without his credentials. . From the Atlantic Monthly for January. : . Consumption Infectious. of A Novel Wager. : The Chicago Tribune tells of three 3'oung men residents of that city, one a salesman on South Water street, another, a machinist emplo3red in one of the largest manufacturing establishments on the , South . Side, and the other an engineer in one of the late transportation steamers, plying between there and the lower lakes, who came to the conclusion that by committing matrimony they would be happier and have some dear little creature to love and cher ish and provide for. In order -to settle question as to who should be the first, a game of euchre, ten points up was proposed, the conditions De ing that the one losing should be united in wedlock before next De cember such a length of time be ing allowed in order to give him an opportuniry to make a selection and if he failed to secure a wife, he was to support the other two thro' the winter of '69 and'70 giving them the comforts of a home or leave this country and renounce his rights as an American citizen. The game came off on the 'ifth instant, in the presence of a few friends of the parties concerned, and 1 termin ated in the defeat of the machinist. The salesman magnanimously offer ed to relieve him of the responsibil ity for the consideration of 8500. Whether this proposition has been excepted or not. is yet unrevealed. The successful gentleman- was well known through out the city, and a speedy consutnation is anxiously looked for by his friends. Girls, don't all speak at once. ; i A young fellow was tailing sleigh-ride with ,a pretty girl, when he met a - minister, who was cele brated for , tying the matrimonial knot at" short notice.' .He stopped him. and asked, hurriedly: ' . "Can you tie a knot for me ? : "Yes." said Brother B r , "I guess so; when do you want it done?" "Well, right away, was the re ply. "is it lawful, , though, ' here in the highway ?" "Oh. ves; this is as good a place as anv as sale as the church it self." . v ' "Well, then, I want a knot tied in rav horse's tail, to ' keep it ' out of t,h. snow !" shouted the wicked wag, as h drove rapidly" awsy. " BY DR. HENKT BO WDITCH. - It was our fortune to attend a man slowly dying . ot consumption, who, while hopelessly and helpless ly ill, was devotedly cared for by his wife, who at the time felt herself, and seemed to be, in perfect health. Years after her husband s death, and when biavely battling against the disease, which commenced its insidious attacks immediately subse quent to his death, she related to me the following tacts, but only on my definite inquiries as to how inti , mate her relations had been .With him during his illness. It seems that often, in . wintry nights, that faithful woman would arise Trom the side of her husband, who was lying with his diess drenched with the chilling sweat, ot. increasing disease, and would persuade him to take her warm clothing aud to lie down in the dry warm place she had just left, while, simply throwing a blanket over it, she would taKe tue spot previously occupied by him. Upon our expressing a norror at the thought of the danger she had run, and which apparently had told with so much power upon her, she quietly remarked that she knew at the time the danger she was incurr ing. She had no thought of danger to herself, and only of her husband's comfort. "But." added she, "I then got what I never recovered from." A certain vitality seemed to go out of her ; and though her nature con tended for many years against the incroachments of; the disease, she fiualiy died, always believing .that she had taken , consumption from her . husband, but with a certain martyr-like joy that such.' had really been the fact. ; ";. ; i ... r We have now in our mind other and analogous cases, as, for example, husbands having their first cough when ..inhaling the breath of their sick wives, while ministering to their necessities. We have known dauo-hters and sisters, who, full of apparent helth and strength, when consumption has seized a mother or sister, have continued to sleep with the invalid and to breatto the same closed-up atmosphere at night, and to watch all day without, perhaps, a moment of healthful out-of-door exercise. And we have been dis tressed to find not a few of sucii healthy young persons gradually beginning to suffer with Indigestion, flfihilitv. and finally cough, and all the svmptoms of consumption. In some instances, in fact, the attendaqt has died before the life of the orig inal patient has ended. These facts are verv significant, and although wa are well aware that, in some of them, other elements of disease may have had their fatal influences, still the cases have been full of sugges tions as to the encessities of greater precautions thau we, in this country, have usually taken in tuis matter. The Kill of Science is situated on the beautiful; plane of civilization, an " on its golden heights trees of knowledge are growing in the puro air of virtue, bearing the luxuriant fruit of human happiness. On' Its sacred sumit stands the eternal city, with gates of pearl and walls of Jas per. The inhabitants linger beside the life-river, whose crystal .waters gleam in purest light, and flow front the fountains of unending joy. Im mortality is the crown of . its glory; and the Infinite holds over it tue sceptre of love. Happy is he who is camping at its base, that he may ascend on the morrow and behold. from its lofty range, the suminer land of eternal rest beyond. . 1 ' The Yankee, Who has not heard of the Yankee ? His name is sound ed in all the world. But from whence came this strange character? He Is a nondescript "among the - nations, and 3ret the reflex of them all.' He is a translation from other national ities ; a resurrectio n from the ruins of the past. When we talk of the wit or the Irish, we behold the Yankee his peer. The firmness of the Briton is more than equaled. : The endurance of Norway, the integrity of Scotland, and the politeness of: the French man, are beautifully eombined in his character.. . Thus he stands forth in the march of civilization as the elec- tic man. .- Let us have Peace.1 What it Costs to Lead In Fash ion. The Princess de Metteruich has for a few years past been gradu ally gaining upon the Empress Eu genie as a leader of the fashions at Paris. Her toilettes have been the efcvy of the Empress and the Impe rial Court, but the triumph has been a costly one to the Melternich pair. The extravagance of the Princess has made serious inroads upon their income of 8300,000,- several heavy mortgages have recently been enter ed on their famous estate of Johan nisburg, and the . Rothchilds have just notified the Prince that be has overdrawn bis account with them to the amount of $120,000, and that the deficieucy must be made good without delay. - . 1 HA little three-year-old was con siderably excited ; the other day by seeing the cat kill a mouse. .The next day she asked her mother, sud denly s ... 'Who made the birdies?" "God made them, my child. . i" Who feeds the birdies, mamma ?" J "God feeds them." ' ' , "IMamma, who made the mices ?" she continued. "God made them." The little one was thoughtful A moment, and then asked, energet ically : -, "Does God keep a cat ?" ' ' .The toother told her she would tell her all about it when she got older, but for the present she had better go play with her India-rubber m : . , v "I'll Tiring you down to the hard pan of truth, Sir !" said a lawyer to the "opposing counsel." "Very well," was: the reply; . "that's the pan I suppose, that you just flashed In!" '-'- :- v. , ....... J RIDT AylA-