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1 . - J 0 w- ex v Ay o '4 - ESTABLISHED IN; 1S78. HILLSBOROUGH, X. C. SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 1SSJ. NEW SEIHES.-VOL. II NO. 3. VUW LVTI k v y ii i v a i '5- ft"" r ft 5 i Tin: Orance Goiinlv Observer, E CITED AND PUBLISHED BY .TOSKIMI A. HARRIS, Hillsborough, N. C. THE AFTERMATH TUB GRANGE COTTNTY OBSEKVEH U pub I, shed at tfcc County Scat of Oran'f. ana will be furnished to subscribers f It.'" psr annum ' r $i.o for six m out as. Advert iivrnnts 'risf-rfed at tlio rateorflPa 'rcr i,.rnrn ft j l'iiff-i fur flrst InserUo-i, a&d W l -r .-i iarf; (or i a 1 ittt -na! insertion Ik- a Nftl- c tea co:it.s .( ltr.. An X iniric d-notes your subscription h is , xjv.rel, or u duo, ul you are respectfully ro jljcbti' l to Settle. - Tlio J"ditjr wi',1 not be responsible for views Mertalued and ep:rs:sed ty correspoiidenta Address all lctt'-rs ou buslnessto The Observer, Hillsborough, N. C. The glfttcoor of the after-light X-ty clesr snd fsir al tl e efcy. And n ade the r &thwy very bright As Lome we wandered tbou ai L The mcadow-mia's wers Jjios: low ; A tLaiow hell the river side ; The watr took the western fclow. And peace, gray peace, epead far and wide. Aober hfartcdness was ours So AM the earth, tt sky so strange ; And we had M.en in su iny hours j Our jtuthful hearts their widest range. yfe lingered in the meadow-path Touch d by the tw light silent spell, fVhtle from the sen' fleet aftermath ! A nubile glory roee and fell. Dim, wis ful, thoughts within us grew, TuuSr dli.gs of the :ife to bo. Tiil with a sullen thti wo knew Time's touch of imm rulity. For a'l the wen ler and the awe. Far-widening w.thin the west Stf-oe l with a mjtic pcint to draw Our hews into its k aJly re-1. V(t mi ill it fader, faded fast, And nifeht cn it i:p li e eastern slope ; I'ut o tr our lives a ivrengin had passed. And ! fi us w.th a larger hope. Ilo'ilis turned away silently, with white lips and clenched teeth. W by was he blind to the wistful glance Impel toned by Sbow don t H' ELP T(JlTRSKhVES hy maUln? money wtu n K";,in ciian In off- red. th'-r- by iiw.ivs kfi n nir Dovn . trom your cor. Taose wlio aiwtiyn tnk-ailviinia t-oi t od nau es rr m-iklng rnotif t r oflfcd. .generally ie"o.no w'Htiny, wi.l e 'hose who not im prove such tjla!i:-t p-ma n Ui i'ot'rty. Wo want ui iiiy men. yo'i-ti, boys and ulils to work lor us rl.ht iu th lr own I'.ca itie.i. The 'buMnes-a win p,y gof- tiian trn t in'i rdltury want's, we turpthh ati fx p.-n-iv outilt and ail th.u you nerd. tre'. No oin who riu'atftto jail - to m ike rnoupy very rnp;"ly;- ou can -ut vote your whole t.hl lo the work, or only your paro mo menis. Kull Inr rma: ion and all th.tt sneod. d sent free. Aadrc-M .'1 iN.su.N &. Co., Portland. Muln,'. EDWARDS, BROUGHTON & CO., PRINTERS, UINDEKS AND BLANK HOOK MA N I ; F A OT U 11 EliS , 1 KALEIGII, X. C. that shone through Harriet's lashes the uncertain quiver of her lips. He was gone Armour smiled with satisfaction. The field was ciear. He advanced, a little nervously. 'Harriet' To his astonishment, she burst into a passionate flood of tears. .- 'Don't tpeak to me,' she sobbed, come near me." n 11 v. 4I dc n't wish to hear anything !T 'Harriet!' 4How dare you call me Harriet, " Lieu tenant Armour? Not another. word!' She burst into tears again. Armour was undecided. 'Go,' 6aid Harriet, 'and never come near me again." That decided him. He was beginning to feel filed. Mie pointed to the door. Lieutenant Armour walked oufwith all the Gignuy he coul 1 muster, xle was not to.be extinguished so easily, by this minine water-fall. A letter from Albert Lea. Minn,, tell this experience of a snow-bound train :' The engines six in number were all short of wood and water, and it was with creat dif ficulty tbat they could be kept from 'dyine and leaving us in a hopeless condition" No water tanker well was near at hand and wood was very scarce. Snow h&d to be shoveled into the engines, and it was a very tedious way to make necessary water The train men had taken no rest for thirty six louts, and were in i o condition to per ioral rauor. -1 ne etorm was increasing in fury. Saturday morning found no change for the better in the weather. The passengers, of whom eight were women and children and.nfteea men, had by this time become quite accustomed to the situation, and were doing theibest to keep the train men and wukc"iVin-good epiiits by showing, no ua reasonable amount of impatience. In ftcf, all accepted the situation ts a bad one, which could not be bettered by beeoaiiuu discouraged. Jokes were plenty, and mauv a hearty -laugh followed some questions Tasked by a passeuger of kis partners in uis- aress. ionuucior Jones was out in the At Death's Door. ! 'Nothing but a private a common pri vate 1' Tit wuld be in vain to attempt to pof tray Llie Laily Macbethian scorn which curved proud Harriet Dearie's lip as she f dpone the sentence. ' John Ilollis, albeit he was quite con- Who would ever have thought,' quoth &.Tm wi.qay long uoiug an that could be the Lieutenant, as he walkad away, "that ?-one lo .P !Le MX -r anive, v.nicn I ue Buoceeieu iu num1'. iuc lury oi me &torm wasupou us all clay long. To move the train or engines was an impossibility. A thousand ineu comd.uot have opened a mile 1I track long nough to have moved the train. The air wa full of buot, tail ing or drifting, anol a distauce of two rods was about :alar as" could be seen during the)'day. . liealtzing-the' exLiui?iCd condi tion oi the. employes, the male passengers lMiroVw1.i7iiliir WHV'w nnl imu tu f.,r n rri, n-n,.ln rli i:i : l 1 1 I fc"u o. J . nuius iuii iie nieauiugics juS1e ing them o nlght cace mucu p0s,ltjle, Olsoumi on John lkl us', earSii6 on, -,iur, .f.P mtdm.ti.iht .....t she was such a confounded little vixen! 'You might take off the upper arm here, without ' 'What's the use ? He won't last out the day.' I'm not Certain of that. Where's' the ether?' iou want no ether. He is totally" in- sensible.'" Our Motto : The beat work loweNt possible prices. at the BOOK AND JOB 1'KINTIXG. t' Is srarcr-lv no o-sary for us to pay w are I o' T r r-pa 'i'd lor work in his line tli;in any tfllie In rhe MufP, tor ur wo, k is kn.wn thr u'lioui Noith Cmollni. 1UU w wish to nil i tent ion to 1 1 e f.i t that our fact lies ate mi Ii as to i at'ip ;s i n mpt-o with any h u, N-rtho -ourii, in irood work and low rcrs We liav- the I'., st Hook and Job Presses. 11. e l-areht YnrUty ot Mattr.ul. The tnt. e m p t'tf Asoi t hi' nt of rup' i. Etnpl y.tlie t romp tt'io t.rM'.H-n an I ihcieio!' r.trcly lal' vi gilnif our p..lioi. piTtccl athjIaCl lou. BOOK BINDIN(i AND Tl'iilNG. MANUFAC- sv( reMnd books c f every kind lu the neatest sty le of tho aru BLANK BOOKS tr every s'.' di'irt UotlOe. and quality, made to order od st ious of nut deserving the-kcen edged con tempt, qturiled beneath it iiui, i-iainet i 'Hush 1' said the imperious beauty, hold ing up a warning finger, T want to under stand This matter. Gilbert Armlmr was promoted to be second lieutenant, was he noif ; 'Yes.' 1 'And you are his equal in all respects?' ! 'Yes.' ; 'Might you not also have shared the honor he obtained ?' '1 n ight, I suppose,' said the young soldier, fixing Iris ci-hn, dark eyes upon her lair, Mushed face, "if 1 had chosen to elo so at the expense of poor Talbot, who earned l.ii shoulder straps long ago. They should have been his by every right, mouths' s.ncr, but poverty and ob scurity are not the I. est place-winners. Either Gilbert Armour or 1 must stand aside to see a wrouged man righted. He did not chooe to sacrifice promotion to a scruple. 1 did, Harriet was I wrong2' Oh, of course, it's nothing to me,' re plied 3Iiss Diane. 'Will you be good enough to hand me that work basket?' John llvjlhs iookeet at the pretty creature around whom the love of his strong na tuie had been entwined with a fervor rare enough in these matter-of-fact days, in wistlul peiplexity. i tfliin.ng auburn hair, parted from a low, pearl pure brow, deep blue eyes, and a mouth whoe; intense ciimson was like the j luside leaves ol a rose Harriet Deane was by no means disagree ble to hok at. ilollis was epai'? aware of the fact. 'liania ?' he began. 'Excuse me,'', said Miss- Deane; "I am particular,- busy counting these stitches please don t intenupt me.' ; Unversed as he was in the devious windings of icuiimne nature, he felt that this, was intended lor a dismissal. Til uy again te-night,' he mused, walk ing homewaid. The clear January sky was jeweled with in a weather hesitf-tt shd. There was no volition do understand ing of an ylhhing going on around .hlml -All at once there came a sharp, sudden pain, as the surgeon s knite clett the arm; then followed insensibility. Ten to one he 11 die,' sai I the surgeon, as he wiped the glittering knife. 'It's not worthwhile, lalbot, to bandage him so carefully." But John Ilollis elid not die, the surgeon to the contrary notwithstanding. and saw that they rendered honest service for their compensation. It was ledm Wash ingtou's training of George that u.ade the Jailer a thorought woodsman and of .partic ular value iu alt military opera' i1a$ of pre revolutionarv days, when th lndbu, a? will as the French, were crowding the English colonists. John had been in the British navy, and was for some lime on the West India sta tion, but Ue preferred the life of a planter, for which reason he resigned Mis commis srtm and settled down at home in Virginia. where he appears to have paid special at tention, to. his brother development. It appears that a better instrument could not uave been found to fit George for the great duties wh.ch awaited him far in the great tuture. but which John did not live to see, though he may have fancied great, honors in s ore for the name Washington. The war coaimenced between Virginia and Gaaada was dcfctiueil to draw i mo its vurtex the forces of Great Dritam ana Fiance', and one'of its most important re suits was the creation ot such uu eu.i.y Lciween those two countries that France was ocly too easier to beecu:e the any ot the colon.es when they revoded against the .British government. In u Ihtug can ihe hand oi providence be more clearly seen lhan that war which was brought on by John Washington! The active maid ot ihis wouderlui man appreciated the im portance oi the laKes in itieinteWt of coai- uierce. lie conceived aud orgaied the western laud .company, aud, it appear?-, adopted a piaetice I slid in vogue in th.s ji'ouuiry to insure the'successof his scheme. He muue Gov. Dinwiddle a stockholder, a.d induced h.m to send out au expedition or the establishment of a post on the shore oi i-.aKe ir.e. l ms js. was .to be maue -ii base of supplies lor ifie fur Trade. Ves sels cre t!t ru.se upon the lakes ' visiting, all Uiw'lrioes ot lncuaus to be louiul ou meir bhorea for trade ,iu furs, 'ihe furs were to be brought down to Fresque isle and trom that pjiut transported overland, and by melius of canoes ou water eujuiies toVirgmia. George Washington wai iirst sent out to make a report oa the co intry and on the best locution for the chain oi yosls necessary lor canyiug out the piaii. l'he result ot these moveuieu s as to aiann We have a fonirb'te Bindery In chnrsre of a thon Ufc-t.lv t oii.p t nt man. Kei or i IKxika, -l o k- t. Index bo ks I.di'is, l'ay Uuoks. AV mad'' at New itirk r.irs. send us yotjr orders and we will ycu 3at-sf.u.-tory jol4 and price-. KDWAIIDN, IIIl(riIlTOr A (O, HAI.EUJU, N. C. S5 Outnt ?ent free to tr.oe wi o wnn to ,1,;'' in ti inoM pleasant and p-oriiatle tu-iness known: K.iry thUik; ne.v. .pitai not r tpi'red v e ni.oi:r..l-li omf't'MUi ii;'. i u a uay uu j f ;ird3 is i.ii!v made wl.Ii ut s t ay 1 1 k away m in h m c-r n ct'.t. No r:s what-ver. M o v w wo? keis w ante 1 at oi.ee Many aro aiHk'inc fonui.i s at ih' busb.e-s. I.adl make j t:i ti' a- tn.-rt. n t voutC l" s i nd klrs ih;ue gri-at py. No ne w o s l.i.nc to rtc fa'lH t hi;ike ii on n. u ti ry that, da be m.d uutwns at jiy ord.i.a-y eiupU yt-ien'. 1 ii w h i i I'ik " ni t ot w 1. tin i a A v,rl road 'o f r a e. A .'.die H UAl'.U.rr A i 0.. lrt a:i !. !.i!n... to ilollis, whicn his an 1 cu lt IS that I'm And I quite you YOUR PORTRAITS TJIE -JXD;tTKD IN FINEST STYLE Troyou. Drn Inc. 01 Any sre, acd sen p st pa'den roller or frf rned, 7 i'rf-s. l'rlces aca rfl r; to Ate, ranglne Totu ft and p t ?x10 itn li pAirtraft, to $;i and ?-a lir iKe-s.it'. All that Is necess ry ts a good '.ioi. graph or small llkeaesa ;o work frorr.. satfactici. 1 always guaranteed. ,d.lre--s, I KiEXE K II AltltJS. Artist, hape. 1U1U N.C. 'lUlilul if I '1 v, 1 he I Us T ss Is M i u l,i. r.s ro s v he au m .ke PirsMuil fre. with fu'.l In ns ur ii.du tn the rco-t s- tht any nt- e.n eiitra,'? In o r - vo Uuti . aha i tr ln- s'.u ; and i la n. th' any 'at i o T.t riora hr vt i v sart. m on - tan i.a. w t..t n tt.i'.n jTioioTl; w u.en a e a su e. s u1. a- n. n. li v mj.j cir s can earn ;aisv sum-. M.-iy hue ta.dt- at u.e bess h. ss ever t i e hun.in u-u. rtj m & s nwrit t ek. Noihlcc tke 1 r.ti ki.tw.itf re. All w!." ea kTawe are surpted at hv rs aid lapldl v w tn wuieh h y r" ab iu iu k- ui-nov. YiU can engage in thl- buln'- ou lt, ou'r spue time a. n at vio: t u oo r.ct i a.V roluve-t lapitaifu I. W-lake ah th' r s . 1 host- LO tjeed r-ady mohey, &t,ou d vsr.u- to us at oi.ee. ai. lutn.tsJiea ne. Audrey 'lKl'K co. au guta, Miuue. frosty stars stats, and the solemn old church clock hud just chimed nine from its dim heUry, wheu he entered the bright room, with its mossy blue carpet and hang ings ot azure silk, aud Parisian statuettes hiodeu by vases ol vivid roses. It was not empty, however, as he had hot, ed aud expected. Lieutenant Armour stood in the middle of the apartment, decideoly ct nscious ot his hue new shoulder straps, and patroniz ing a dozen pretty girl?. lie iiiKided laughingly went on wth a sentence trance had intetrupted. 'Leap year to be sure may as well state at once reaiiy to nceivc any propositions ladus u.ay have to n.ake. ' 'Nonsense nonsense,' s;ud May Elp- hihstone, his tvustn. Web, It generally is nonsense, but 1'li be considerate and make every allowance that is pos.-ille. I thmk it's a great shame that the girls don't jump at the chance, when we. poor men stand as ready and wi.ung ieiUiS a blushes glancxs. He looked at Miss Deane as had m earnest, half jestingly. ( John lL'lhs eves followed the of las, as it by fascination. He saw the tlusti mounting impulsively t llio'tiel's t net k,' and the blue eves hid t.cu ly their wnite hds. lK w H jUia ttttl there, with a gid dy paiu surg.i through his brain, he cud hot know. He was aroused by the breaking up of the altie part tne sound oi merty Voices, and play I id adieux;. llatiict Deai e was standing ucder the Chahdclur. one hand resting on the carved back ot a Gothic chair. GiiUn Ariucur lounged on a sofa, where the tiue shk curtains swept over an eu trahce to a bay window. As lu Lis pressed fotwasd to cscaixr lus.le and Lot e, Miss Eiphiusioe lur h&nd gently e n his shoulder. .o, Lo, the whUpered, archlv, ou tec it's au unc.cr$ttx.i matter between GilLert fend Harriet 1 Give me your arm, and take me home, kr Gilbert will not give me another thought to-night." and timid he spoke, direction The fresh breczcddying fantastically in the widl, open hnel window, lifted the eiamp masses of hair on John Ilollis' wast ed forehead, as he sat in the chair beside casement, aud passed its cooling pressure arounel his burning temples. 'A common private those were her very words,' he murmured, with a faint crimson spot burning on his wan cheek, "and now crippled for life I Ah, it was well that 1 drew back when 1 heard her step in the corridor. hy did they bring sine here of all places in the world ? Must 1 drink the bitter cup of humiliation to the very dretis? if I had elied never waking troin that unconsciousness ! But now a common private With only one arm I' lie laughed bitterly. 'Ouly twenty-six, and weary of his life!' And the beautiful sunset grew dim as he gazed upon it. Johul' He turned round listlessly, without look ing up. Yes, mother; I can guess your thoughts you are afraid I will take cold silting so long in the draught.' xV gentle hand was placed on his own; he pressed it to his lips. "1 must live, uear mother, for your sweet sake 1 'And my sake, too, dear John!' John storied looked wildly around. A figure he knew well was Kneeling be side him. Harriet Dean's auburn hair. goideu in the glowing sunset, had fallen over the arm ot the chair where the fair head had dropped. Tiairiet ! Not there, dearest not there. Let me raise you.' 'On, let me kneel here, John,' she cried, and, and and don't send me away from you, will you ' The sweet, pleading face, with its bright eyes sparkling througn tears what a new loveliness it had won to to John Hoilis' happy vision ! Mid he was determined. ' Harriet, "Jie said, with an effort' "I cannot will not accept this sacrifice." 'Do you wish to kih .me?' she Bsfted suddenly.'' j no S: 'Then you must consent toxnarry me !' His loiebead led on his shnuder;he was sick and dizzy with the Mvod-tUie of hap piness! bhe put her arms lovingly around his neck, i - "' 'You need not suppose, ..sir,' sit, ihe said, with a pretty cemeef tuat -bemie her no less than the tearful humiliation of a miaute before, 'that 1 fcLotrld- have 'rtme courting you.- it you had m been sick and ii and if ' " '- Wchr 'If it hadn't been Leap Year ?' six watches was devised, and a list of giiarus autl store ittendants was made. 'Thtrccaehes had &en .used as sleeping cars for two nights, and, by the ingenuity of all, had been " made quite comtortabie. It would have surprised our friends at home to have looked in upon us aud seen the di vision pt apartments, spring beds, cover, ings, etc. used. The driving snow had crept in arounel windows and doors, aud through the roof, in som way, and w as the tVeloch, who were at thj', time trading melting at all timea duung &aurday aud the night, making a presence which we should have been exceedingly glad lo have dispensed with. All hands were dodging the uroDDinsr water: the car Moor was iu Worse snape than ti kitchen Moor in process of mopping. Fatience was severely tried but proved strong enough for the occasion, because it was no use to gel out of patience. A gxd supply of coal was near by, aud the cars were kept hot, which was tne only 'preventive of severe col is. - Fortunately no sickness was occasioned by the damp ness, change of diet, or condit'ou of the beds. Five-tiavthug ' men did much to prevent discouragement among the passen gers by their good-natured joaes, stories and music. Oae of tnese geuileu.eu, rep lesentiag a Ghicago firm, dispensed seveiai pieces ci tirist ciaas music lioui au mstiu ment called'a 'zither,' whicn gave much satisfaction to till. Sociability was not wanting. Sunday uiormng lound no change in movement. Great drills oi snow tea or twelve feet high were all about us. Engines were nearly out of sight. Cuts were t wice full, and the snow of twenty square miles teemed to have oeen gatheretiby the w.nds and cast around us to prevent our forward movement, fcixly hours in a dntt has test ea palienC6 severely, it holds outlet, but iheru is no knowing how much more can be borne. It being Sunday, a "barber" is m demand, and no sooner spokeu of, than a traveling man hangs'out his shingle in ihe baggage car and snouts "next." Our ,-W lnnipeg lady prsteager has un packed her Berlin wool aud already has liuiohed the crochet work lor a hood. A traveling man is holding skeins of wool for her to wind it into balis, i rjiparatory to 'setting op " a-Jacket, The night watches' are regularly appoimed in both cars, and one is icmmded of army days by ih-i regu larity, authority and piccisioa exercised by the guards, liow we shall be able to oc rnnv another dav is a Duzzie. Tae nati . i- r , r uniajjesLed in the Western country, aud lUey not only resisted the advance ot the Vugimans, but loralied their route liuiu Lue lo Venango. ''"'Ihe Virginians' first Stand was at tn junction ot lue Allegheny and Aloaoagaheiu, troai winch thwy wue driven by tae Ficnca. Tins led to the Biaddock expedition) as Gov. Dinwiddiu round Viriiiiua uuaoie to cope alone with ihe Freucu oppMsidon to the trading aad coliuizdioii soueaie w hich had been set ou loot by Joha ashiugtom The mother country was called ou lor aid, and huaay lae bienca were driven out iroai tae Norm west territory to Canada. Tans it appears lhai, tae origin cd' me colonial wur was due to a business enterprise of Joan Wa-hing-lou, who had trained up his brother George to carry out sucti seaenies; aud liaady tin . alteaipi oi John Washington to take ivs- sess.oa or taai leriuory, wua a vie- 10 monopolizing the lur trade of the lakes, created "au enmity between Frauce and HAiglaud waicu caused France lo give tae coijnies very iiup.rlaa: aid in the war lor independence. All Mad. Another tl-clnt . A ctrTerondt nt writes : A cave has re cently been discovered oa 'Clew Fcrk, oa the lan I of Th.:uas W alker. Having heard of thU cave I, with nne ethers, determined to explore it. Leaving Mr. A. B. Sh4wer's and traveling several miles in an. e-asU'tly direction, we reined up our steeds at the r ndcr.ee of 51 r. Walker, where we provided ourselves with tights, matches, A:2., nece-sary fvr the exploratioa of such a huge, deep cavern, some other ol the uuu.e-diate vicmtty7 acctmpanying us. We som arrived at the entrance, which is about' twelve feet in diameter. After descending flity or sixty feet by u.euns ol'a ile, whirti waj at an angle of sixty-five degrees, we found tnirteivr-s in ihe mam cave. 'I h. first thing which at tracle I our nttenjiou was a lot tf lone, among which were some skulls, w hich sio no doubt the remains of human bodies tuat were lhruji into the cave by ttu In dians or some other umivilizexl c!as of lv.pie m ancrenl ttaies. After citag ihcse a careful exaauuatioa we moved almt to efutmne the pefificil suakes ti-h.-s aad k th.T phenomena which we were not able u solves ss we kit theai with the mysit ry hnger.ug on our minds. We soon came to an entrance lead.ng taty a neatly lurnt-iiAl nt.)iii eintelhsued with a choice selection of natural ornaments far superior to any artificial work which we had ever beheld. There was in it a sulliciciit quan tity of furniture to Mil up 'the interior of a drawing rau From ht:re we went lo a more desOlale patt of the cave, where tho jaggetl, fiiiiXaStic rocks looming up out of die drkiic-ss, Kem to threaten danger, liere we spent a long time hallooing and listening tarnirtoaesicvhoiug and reecho yi4e Sudden calcrns. We then pro ceeden w ant. w Ilea suddenly we came lo a "high step-oil, but not so sleep but t'ml we cdutel -get! own without much drticulty. When we tml to the foot of the step-off wo found the cave to be mtic ti wider and we could see as far us our liglits peruutted. Here we noticed a mall hoie in ihe bed of the rocks, into which we dropped a stono ainl listened for several necoads, when at laT we heard it drop w ith a loud uplaih iuto a pool of water. We were now fully a mile from the entrance, and had been walking two hours without reaching tho extremity of the cave. Becoming wtury lroia walkiug and King oppressed with the dump, heavy atmosphere, we decided to return aad were soon inhaling the pure air iryia wi.hout. A a meeting of the Detroit Ladies' Be nevolent Society, held the other day, it was ie&olved that a committee of four ladies be aipointed to canvass for donations, aud in. ihe course or their perambulations tins .committee "droped iuto Mr. Wixham's olhce, Hc.received thUk as a gentleman shouid, and after the usjuI formalities one ot them began : ' Mr. Wixham, we are asking aid for b j nevolent purposes.'' "Ah, yes. Beaevoience is a bump which should be cultivated. An; ou loading after ptvr lola.s?"' -vt,ears.' "Very proper very proper have children ol your own f ' Oh, yes." You all All of them are well fed, well clothed Uiogiuphy, politics and religion ol each aad well cured for, are they ?" , passeUfeCr ana train-man nave oeen cuu vatsedT At hist'reliet came, and the truai moved. les, sir. . "That's very pre per. I presume their stockings? ari proieriy darnee', - buttons in iXmip places, and they say their prayers when thev to btlr Am I correct f ' John Washington. Georges eder brotd- & WJtV and then -at hua, aad one of the; rr -wns the-real lather Ol ms country iu h shiu ton b id other John. A flat footeti .' ohl-tasianed Western merchant, baaing from a country store in Michigia, was bayiag st c-c in Mew York recently, aud the Una took ail vantage of ihe oceu :ou to m ike luq lines c mccriiiug some ot iheir ctw.oaiers around hi.a. W uca tlajy asked about S.aiUi, ol Cadivilte, he replied: k. ,-:?aiita 1 Yes, he's in tru te yet, but $6 just uiarnetl a second w.le, uud shen faug inrougli his wealth like sadpytre. He'll fail ill ICSS II HiX HI Hit!H I" "How abjut Joaes, of your town?" "Jones? Well, J ones is pegging along after the old style, aad he's bought him a bicycle, and everybody hay.-, he'll g ) to the wall iu a year." "Aud htoAiut So:i are theiy all right?' .!. . ... I. t f ,1 .1 .. . iioAji r-ou . ieii, iney may Keep along till spr.ng, but I d ubt 11. tJhiBrowa has got so uear-sightett lb it liu can't tell a sheep fie It lroai a coa sKiur and the boy is dead "stuck oa agudow vrmu w ho never wears any tamg le.-3 thta six-d iltr stock ings. But Davis is d ang a good trade, isn't he ?" . ' Davis! ..Well, poty fair, but he won't last, lie rented the upper part of hu store to a Clue-ago md.iacT, ami sue broke up two ' families uud caucd a preichcr. Every inniy j blames Davis, aad his HulcsUst week. only looted up a p uud of su.cratus and a wajsh iMjard." ' "We.!, you are the only customer out there, and, ol course, you are a;l right !" "Me I Woli, I'm ail right just now, but things may cuange. My wile belongs to three ikcrary sM ieties aa i Ijj th big toad at chaich festivals, while i'vetxjught a'i.'l'J irotter and learned to l ay rial ftiedgv. You net da l te,6urpttetl any dy t:as wia'.er to hear that I've been bunted from garret to Cehar ; so dean, that creditors Can't fin 1 enough dry good to w seabu y uvscotu t 3!uic rrodut rd ljr Mroe. t wrria Off by n I-slr. the laid "Jcn't Stories have olten been told of eagles fly ing away w ;th ch.lur.en, but there are very lew autheiiticateU instances ol the kind. Last week a gcbuiLe cus of this sort ot child abduction took place at Mutoa, N. C. Ihe ihlant chdd ol Major W idiani Daniels was kit by its nurse ai the ki.chea door. An cag e swot ped down and picked up the taby. who leufch: desperately, but wiJaoul avail. Ihe esie found ihe chili lather: hcay ax.d'Luu uifhcbUy m ibiug into tn"; air with 1:. When about six leet above ihe giouLd the ehiid s drtts gave way and u lun.bkd to the ground, wtiae the esg.e llew ell Wi.h pail ol ihe ures in lis talons, ine batv was tome what bruised, but not badly hurt. 'Ihe eagie was o3n alter shut and u.taiuied bevea feel from tip to tip. having made George what he was. Jehu Washington was a carelul, methotiical -tus-meas.Bian, and he had a methodical busi pess nau of George, He taught, him cure luliubits, to keep an account ot every ih.ii nv received and exnendtui. tha rescHfoi which is seen in numt-rous memoranda kept iy that great nati for gruieiul coun try. w nie h ai w ay s pays the nighest -ric for autographs. George was-a;o piirj-tt ieajn survey ing, not thiit heshou.d became a professional surveyor, but id order to' til hun lor the carter w hich haT broUicr in tended him to pursue, that'ot oie"ranng in lands. How well John succeeded in izi may be htm by a relerence to any bwgra phy ot George, wmch wiliv&Lo thai he had a greiat ta.ent for sekctiit good laad?, and he" exercised aiiveiy tae&iy m tbiutu mg theia. fcay w ha; you will George Washington hud an eye to ihi main chance, and it seme ot "ihe puihe men ol tliis Cay : tiioul J te lound appioprmting pubLc laads as he did there would douai- kibea :howl against the Ujonopoasi and a demand frooi the cppusitioa preaa for an investigating comniUiee to cud Vr persju3and tiapers,'' and, unless the members of the couioiittec were furnished with a share or ihe pork, they would U very apt io get out a report oi b-.J lo Uiw paes ai the exptJSse ol the , ax payers. 1" iater hlc W asiiiLgvoa LaJL. sigcnis oat ii various parts ot the counuy survey ing ana iecuii: g ;viuabl triici ua hi stcovmi, umI he uiaaugtd to gvi tne very bet ttta. was to be had lor a shilling aa acre, 1 early lite Gtxrge W&sUiDgtou nt ou. wua tu surveyors and pioneers himsc.l l.apy for any coatriau- said: r "VVe eLaT 12 tioa." . - ' ' '-i'es'm, 'ein. You d)n't want this 1 Cen5fibuihjulvr your o A'n . taJiiae. eh ? ' "No- sir I' answered four voices in cho- rui " "Vle ll, 1 am some what inclined to Ixe- r.evolence, Hardix a day,-jajteesi that I dcnT cfo smetuiug for cliarny. He-re's an o.d - aK-Odftr eft -fc; " aguitiSt " 31 r. . i .ki4.Jjea haijl up'and having a tlo-etitne to get t4 jiu, aad veserd.y 1 cunceiei the dtrbUn " Oeujf Ike ranvte-sers turned red, white ana blue, and lootu d ou 01 lae wmj. That was Ler husband, and Wixham didn't know it. "''AneI yesterday I found a poor, fori or a 1 iking iiititt boy out heie crying with hun ger aad cold, lie said ins tiasne wa Tom- luv . anJ-he lived a; s:rew Ik Litlu'l eea washed or cemU-d for a week, and I f til sad for tilOL 1 wsw -.Aaz to take aim hou.e and te.d Lint, but he s! O-nVidcraVe inter est uas txen aroused in Genasn "musaat circles by Fnednch K'Sj'trier'i pyropn rfi -i, no' being ethtbtled in a large joiui adjoinmg lit: C-iiVer-tioa-iaulof Jiadca-Bvha. The i.iiltru tiienl resembles aa cita la construction and Bpi-earin-ee-, as far its kcbiard and piins are c acefhol, Lu. the latter ' are lajkde o! g as in:ea-i of metal or t.wrnxf, and "tLS loaes they gte forth in obedience loathe pressure ot the plsyer's ! Ii g rs ou lhikyi are pr;iuce.i b the action of flmtft- u;-jii their afmophcric 'c uteits. " Jets f lihietl ga, ehVided ! :aio a curtain nimUr ot smaii fismcs, are I f reed m'.o th-.; g.a.ss cyln.dcr, the length aad diameter 4 which re regula'ed iu ccordxM-e ;t.th-i depth or height of I ihe note desired to be priuced, and the I re?ak is a rtgri r abd jrft-ct scnes cf j sustained micu! souad-s, peculiar ia juu:y, but Lsraiiag nruc atilaity to those e..c;Ul fro.a aa ordiiiury ler the ts!! ue'ner 'A the ay.- Aaother wonian suddenly looked out ot the window, i'Sd tier pube ran up Vj ose nundred axd twenty a minute, tmt Wix i.aui w as as itxinxxat as a laud; of any knowledge tLat it sa her boy. --lu JbJ Uru suu Hatit exp fled. 2rSA3;,Uui; tef aiid p-ra, tXi?ried, flii.t4J.242 ; cotton 11.1 bale, expjried, i:,evo,eA,J; oii ad silver, produce ol 15, U,tAU.tAJ; tobacco and it uianuiactue, txp.fieJ, $1,1-2,27, i.eiroitutii, expvitttl.ior fu-M-ai tr, $3,2o5,C2u. blaat organ sxtioal or I ixiabx mop. l lit pyrophiuc a; prescat oa - t. .... Vif a; Baileti-tiauta uu t capais oi oa y to o.taVe3 ad a half, aial coa iuralile free t r quant to manipulate the keyboard, tiwia to the weight of the I a pipes set ia iuouoa by eaca presaxc i litaArr ttst the 'tnAdtuou ot a note. , s .. m -was o: ft glass pi;tss are eight feet lougy ad the mavita-iui itng.h of the sound-ge-ieraung rUme adauturd to theui is six. ieeii fbctea. The e-eet of a rformaace upu this curious laatrumea, whicn Has ua& vmxx ia wa.ch i: u set up wuh liht as wed a sound of a ttrsage aad uaeanidj enaia.-ter, is described la Gerinaa rausxeai J journals as txirea.eijr laiprcaaive.