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Selet Poetry.
Body Rhymes.
teeibaSv. '.
lAIAa-awari aWIlt
I hTOhkl tha iUubmI dlmnl..
In her inula lh softest tpvll,
Papauasa the "pweolowe tweaeare,"
Jtttl M tt iMflMta coo.
And la temleraat umdM asks It, '
"Vote B (WIlDgt say yaa aol"
Bli months nr has baby gladdened
All the household with her f lee
Twin 'ax mow aha earns amon as,
Tfeofane1 purltjrj
" mmxh wo loiiMrf to ymxr
TJen we ask hr motW'e aneeUnn,
Cnef. tumte, and dear cranny,
la'c center for bi.br laugh-.
While the Saeelnated etranmr
Aak as r bar potflaraph;
. MeanUme what aays sab dumplitur
Till iko umn to tho quary,
"Lot ate iru.ur aay ro dol"
4,,, Alt good angels wait on baby!
,P'Pl' with rnMittrtwid,
Brightly lull the umbin round bar
A mht Rroar to womanhond
llav hr cherki rauin thair dimplot,
. And har aye ba Juit M blua,
- whan mm aianly tolca ihall whlapar,
"Luva ma daarattT' amy you dol"
Select Story.
From the True Flag.
From the True Flag. The Snow-Shroud.
"Oh, dear, there s so many to
wash!" and little Sally Nash survey
ed, with a rueful glance, the looe
table full of dishes.
Two scare ago, hef mother had
died. Mrs. Nash was a tender, gen
tle woman, living only in the hap.
fiiness of her beloved ones, and she
tad made the first years of her lit
tle daughter's life very bright.
When she died the bitterest pang
warn in the thought of leaving this,
her only child, to the tender mercies
of a world whioh is no ways dispos
ed to be merciful. When the death
agony was upon her, she called the
little one to her bedside and kissed
her long and feivently; brushing
b ck her thick curls with her pale
Land and looking into her eyes with
a steadfast gaze of hopeless love and
sorrc w.
Oh," she faltered, "I can give up
everything else, but I wish i could
take you with me. I cannot bear
to leave you in this fold world
motherless, my child, my child.
Dutter for you if you could go to
eleep here on my "bosom and never
wake np again. I wiah we could
bo buried together."
Deacon Nash was a kind-hearted
man. 1 1 is sympathies were quick
rather than deep, l'orhaps this wasjthe
he bad never understood the woinanlgrave
who Ibr then years hud slept in
bosom, llcr nature was very dil -
fernut. Her feelings lay deep buried
in her woman's heart. Sometimes,
like diamonds in the winding ways
ot a gloomy mine, they would Hash
out lor a moment, giving the behol
tier a sudden, startling glimpse ol
richness hidden within. Her
love wis like the conrse of a subter
ranean stream, which you could only
trace by the sweeter Iragrance of the
... a
flowers; tho richer verdure of the,
grass abovo it.
Her husband saw thines from a
. I. l.r.n ln.Amni.l,..
wyiua ..uui ...... . .vy...K...v..
aible. He had been sitting at
dying wife's bedside, his face bowed
npou his hands, and the tears trick-her
ling through his fingcra, but he rais
d his bead now.
'I don't like to hear you say that,
Sarah. If you must die, it isn't
right to wish the child dead too. I
wn. something left for mo. Afterlwere
you are gone I .hall love her better!
..,!.; ia ;,. n -nri.i
A faint, sad
sun le crossed the
dying woman's lace.
S hrt L li. r
husband better than he knew him
You will bo comforted;' sho mur
mured, in her low tones, but she did
not remove her steady, qncstionin
ing, sorrowful gaze trotn her child's
face. S ie diel with her hand twin
ed in the giiT thick curls. ,
Deacon Nash was loud in hia la
meutings over tbe dead,- but Sally
was voiy qniet. No one ever saw
bar weep; and aorae persons, even,
remarked that it was strange the
child didn't seem to care Fiore about
her mother.. But there wera others,
!irewderJobserveri",who noticed that
for months afterward a smile never
crossed her lace: that she scarcely
tasted : food, and grew to thin and
pale,tme mtghrnrmost have thought
that her dead mother's last kisses
had drawn half tbe life from her
childish veins.
. For awhile, the good deacon did
indeed seem absorbed in his child
and his grief, bnt a time passed on.
bia wife's words came true ho was
He needed a housekeeper sadly.
The sister, who hai come to him
when hia wife first died, lould re
main no longer. He tunst procure
soma one to tako her place. It was
with thia view he first called npou
the Widow Bennett. But she was
not willing, she told him, to leave
ber own home in the capacity of a
fcooakeeper, and it all ended in bis
asking her to come in that of a wifo,
and bring her own three children
arith her.
She was a dominant, artful, some
ejlAhard wotuen; very different
from the first Mrs. Maab. Little
Sally's life, nnder thia new rule,
aeemed m3re weary and doaolate
than ever, though ao long as her
father lived, she waa secure irom
noaitityej ill-treatment. There .were
tjofWrntrtne those who whispered
that Adam Bonnett'a buxom widow
did not make the deaooo'e life a wary
hanDv one. Ha certainly did aeera
tq grow old very last. Be that as it
might, he was nnder hia wife's full
control, and the had not been long
married before he had made hia will,
bequeathing to ber tha use of all bia
property, during her life. She had
managed well in securing thia bold
in wood season, ior aha had not been
lira.' Naah tor quita a year, wheb
the deacon fall a viotim to fever, and
wan laid in peace by bia gentle first
wiles swe, , i uui ae aura wuuug'
It. Ha was clad of reel. .
. . Um. Hmb kept 8Uj,iUs Jmv,
I . ' 11 ii i VV . "" -' v.:a r.i i i nixmnii I tmmit ' "in i r i -i -r -- i ur i 1 1 i i mil - i n i i - i i lT
r r-. .r mm- ....-I . . . m a. p-w . - . t r . m -m
i I ,l . ... Ill II .1 . i I ' : W t ' ' kit'. I 1 - . ! II. S A . i .....-,. , , --r . . . .
B. a. iriAm,
I VOL. 4: NO. 24.
course. SL Ud too high regard
vr uuuu upimon to Q9 otnrwiie.
L.i .L. ) . I . 1
uut hw maae in orpnitn par, roan
timet orer. ia liardtoil. for W mrw.
el of foodher bed in the attic
W oi an errand to be done.Sally wai
ciiuiuiunvu. Dan maae tue bed
oaiijr scoured the knives. Sallv
t Ji at . af
wnaueu uio uinnes, and Wien, at
night, sat ij sobbed Uenelf to aleep
in her comfortless attic, with a wild
prayer that she might die before
rooming and go to mother. But
this part of the story no one knew.
ao vjou ana 111s pitjing angels.
She had passed a wearr Thanks-
1 1 . i i r ... . '
giving,for this was the third Thanks
giving day since her mother died.
l no lirst one, the snow pressed
heavily on a new-rpaH crave, and
Covered tip the week-old lettering,
which read on a white tomb stone
Aged 31."
dead sco her from under the
mounds! Sho came back
hisllooked again at too table. She sigh-
placo and the tables pushed back
against the wall. It waa only nine1
lnsjsecmcd with tier again, ana life was
I bright and hopeful. But, even in
sleep, trouble followed after the
!jor. She lived over again her!
wrongs, her oppression, her long
sorrow.' Then a voice seemod to
.peak to her. It rou,ed her from
her slumber. She thought those
hei mother's tonel Tney
seemed calling her to the church-
1,1 ti.. t!.i.i he that th i..rt
The second was bnt a few weeks
after lipr father hrrmcrU Ms :!fu
home, and on this, the third, he too
was gone and she was alone on the
desolate earth
Shu had worked all day she was
very tired but now she must clear
offtho long table which had groan
ed under a weight of good cheer;
round which Mrs. Nash bad gather
ed her relations. Sally mu9t not go
to oea tin tne last disu was washed
she knew that. She cot a hiahiThe
chair and set it before the closed
door leading into tho parlor. Then
up on it, she looked through
glass, over the door, into the
room. Oh, how warm and
bright it wa. Her step mother sat,
witu her friends, before the tire.
Her gayly-dressd children were
around her. There was
warmth and light and mirth for the
living, but there was uo one to,
iSiveuu a iovin word to tier could
ed and said once more, in her low,
'sad voice, 4,0h, dear, there are so
That was all. Then she began
hertask.and did not pause until it
was dono the last dish laid in its
o'clock, bnt she did not go into the
.parior. They had nothing for her
she had nothing for them. She
- .
took her candle and climbed wearily
up stairs to bed.
Soon sleep closed her eyelids and
At tint
fliss a-oM nliMlAnt nnu rTrtl-tnnfliol.
j ....
j. .. --j' - .-j
underneath the graye soj waa trono
l.vtt mt tho inn il rr nit n
her grave. If she went there, she
thought her mother could bear, her
m.. n lint- tiK.llinp mil a aamp.t
callins hor again to' her bosom.
"Come, come, come!" called the
voice. The child started
wildly.' She rose from her bed she
hurried noiselessly down stairs. Sho
opened tho eqwide door, just aa the
struck the hour of midnight.
Tho house waa still. No ono heard
the light footsteps. Site closed the
door behind her and hurried on. The
winds swept through and through
her thin night-gown the hard earth
cut and goaded her bare, tender feet,
But sho was insensible to cold or:
. , 1-1...
pain, sue nurrieu on. uniy one
thought waa in her heart her moth-1
cr had called she was going to!
Across the fiolJs she sped Into
the church-yard gate on, to those
two grares twiitniue wiuowa-oa,
until slie Dressed fevered brow upon
aL A tisaai mAtKaa'lnatnn
v. isew uniR wni bihi va uva ujuiuvi
And then the merciful enow began
to fall. It covered up the letters on
the head-stone, which the poor child
.w.i ..... --- --n
had been tracing blindly witn ber
fingers. It folded ovor the two,
graves its white mantle of peace.
t lay like a snowy veil npon mat
yonng victim s brow, it ciotnea,
ke a garment, ner umos
It was
more merciful to her than the world,
but she heeded not its ministry.
All hr senses were locked save
one. sue listened eageriy -oreatu-
lesaly wildly. She listened for ber
mother's vtice. Oh, was it fancy!
Out of that Ware sweet, low tones
seemed ,tP4 risev She thought it
may have been only tbe snow-flakes
bnt she thought a toft hand rested
npon her hair; the felt a spirit kiss
npon ber lorenead. one lay on
the cold, bare earth no longer
her bead was lifted to a soft,
loving bosom. She bad fonnd rest
at least, aad aha murmured, as she
nad so row tunes none si car room
er's knee - - v
"God keep little Sally, end take
her to heaven whan aba dies.
. And aently j gently fclLta jnow.
over tbe two graves; over tha sleep-
Ing-child;-atop of tha aersilcsv
They called ia Tain to little SaRyJ
in tbe morning, one wm not m t
kitchen: aha (Was v not in the barn:
aha was not in her little bed in the
attic, Tha clothes tha bad worn
tha day before hung across hex bed's
lb.' H,aJiavl B4hoo4.tuugia
die entry, but were was Sally!
au, uurrying leot oi ikirs. iMMhl
What strange terror, what late
awakening instinct leads you across
the fields, into the church yard gate!
Your face ia white, my lady, but
you shall soo something there whiter
still. Aye, kneet now let those
tardy tears have free course. They
will not melt the shrond of snow
from off that dead child's face.
Your voice cannot waken hur, bo its
tones ever so tender, now. The sun
may rise, and enre and sorrow and
toil go on, weaving the web of life
a before she shall toil no more.
The weary hands are folded. Thev
can h irllo vl.;lo now. Tho achintr
foot shall have a long rest.
On earth she had few friends, but
OvAipitiod her He called her home.
the angels waited lor her they will
teach her their new song to day; the
snow was merciful it has woven
her a whiter shroud than mortal
hands could fashion. Father, inoth-
child, stand together before the
turnftl throne walk together the
attreetn where the snow-fall never
comes, and no voice shall ever say,
I am weary." bally is gone home
Pettrton't 2tig.
The Moon's Influence.
oad'wero wet and windy. The Society
published this; and we expressed our;0?
, that it is widely believed in among ,
aearaen, English, French, Spanish,
curious circumstance: tno wnoie
'world has the notion widely scattered
that a Saturday moon brings wet
weather, and science has hardly the
means ot being positive in the ncg-
ative. And this is only ono such
case; curious effects of tho moon are
'in the popular belief by scores, and,
ithera is no refutation.except apriori
!that is, no refutation at all"
' p..-r dva i di vi.i.,,1 intn two
Ihe London Athenaeum says:
belief in the lunar influence t
of all countries and of all tiinos. It
extends beyond the beliof in month
climbing ly periods. We will recall a circum
the stance connected with our own col
cheerful jurans as far bock as 1949.
Our readers will remember, that
in December, 1843, Dr. Forestor, of
Brocs.annoonced to the Astronom
grouped ical Society ,tthat in weather journals
kept by his grandfather, his father,
the earth is certain. What then bo-
uo'comc3 of all the heat which it seems
almost certain the moonlight brings
' with itl Sir John Ilerachel thinks1
that it is absorbed in the uoperre-
''gions of our atmosphere; and that
some probability is give i to this sup-
position by tho tendency to d:sap-lpln
poarence of clouds nnder the full
moon; a fact observed by himself
! without knowledge ofits having been
noticed by any one else, and which
tha rtflt A, half In n tl. I P
and himself, from 1767, downwards,
whenever the now moon
Szlurday, the folio
ff IUW1I tut VII tf 1
awinsr twenty dars
tell on a
'approbation of their having done so,
not having any idea that the state-
ment had ever been raada before.
Our correspondent, soon let us know!
that tbo Saturday moon had
character even in popular rh vines,
and even Chinese. We referred the
question to the Sttnrday new moon
of March.1849. which was then coin-
ing on.and this moon rather favored
the theory; for after dry weather
little snow lull on the Saturdav. and
'the few following days were lower-ior
ina anj rurliur ict N',M horn ia a I
.... .. - :
- -j t - - -
,,er.ois,one ot which nas.nany times
a .mi.-li mnon .r it aa tha ol icr.-,
That tho moonlight must have a
great deal of heat when it leaves the
m-inn ia li'wriltf nrnhnViI- thiit. it hfia
nono when it reaches tho surface of,
Humboldt, ha attorwards found,
.1, i.,t..!l.
speaas oi as wen Known iu me puots
and seamen of Spanish America.
If this theory be correct, there is a'
cause of weather cycles which must'
produce tomt effect; an enormous
'quantity af beat poured into tho at-
raoapnertjaunng ono nan oi mo lunar
month, and a very imall quantityl
In truth, it;
uus nit tuw vtuvi ueiii,
hai been ascertained that tho oiiali.
tin nftha tat irhinli fall in th tnnr
- - -
quarters of tho moon are not quito
tho same in the long run.
Hut tbe popular mind gets hold of
the question in a different way. It
soizes npon tho geometrical phouom
cna of the moon, notbiugness, half
ness, fullness, and makes the mo
ments of the.-e appearences the times
at or very near which change of
. . . . . . . .
weather is to take place. According
to tbe recognized old notions, it is
enongh if a change of weather takes
place within three days every month
in which a change is set down to the
moon. No wonder this theory is of
ten confirmed. Tbe whole question
of moonlight not position of the
moon both as to its effects on the
weather and its asserted effects on
vegetable and animal life, is in the
earliest infancy, to far as systematic
observation it concerned.
An Old Cow. A wealthy Israel-
ite living near Selma, Arkansas.has
in bit pose saj an a aiiaer tnekel struck
in tho mint of Judea,1750 years ago.
It ia about tha tize of a half dollar,
bnt tbo tilver ia to impure that ilt
intrinsic yaloa ia bnt Mfteen cents.
Th? owner would hardly part with
tha retto tor as many bund red dol
lar, it has been ia tha tanuiy oeu
years. i
, i i .
Why ia a person approving a
eandie like it man getting off his
iSatanaa ha il goi tgtlit.
Runaway Sieves Taken in Cleveland.
We learn that two colored boys,
some eighteen or twenty years of age
who had escaped irora their master,
a Mr. Jewet, ot Tennssee,' were tak
en at Cleveland on Monday, where
they had huen quietly at work in a
hole! for sometime, and delivered to
their master by process of Court.
On their way to Cincinnati, to be
shipped by the river to their former
home, one of them got off the cars
at Carlisle Station, near Dayton,
and wlin the train was ready to
start, he refused to get on again.
lbo person having the boys in charge
endeavored to force him upon tue
i)UMVvn. hut the fiifiti ve.tnrnid up
on him, struck one or two KluJi
for the country
The cars could not be stopped for
one negro, and tho owner of the
slave, was obliged to come on to
Middletown with his remaining
charge, where he procured assistance
and returnd to CurliuLi yesterday af
ternoon, in pursuit of the fugitive.
The other boy was brought on to
this city last evening, and is probably
already beyond the reach of any oth
er than slave law.
The escapo tf the hoy at Carlisle,
we understand, created quite an ex
citement on tho cars, and served to
greatly relievo tho monotony of a fa
tiguing trip. The chaio was rather
animated for a minute or two. If
tho master followed the runaway, be
stood the risk of losing his property!
remaining in mo cars; so no wiseiy
concluded to secure the bird in hand,
and then beat the bush for its mate.
Cincinnati Gazeltt.
A Talisman of Youth.
If"-? or seventy, are not made
tl,n0, , ey. ard ma'd by the
l'cions, by uncharitable iecun s, oy
slandering, candalixing. il I Dfed
- ' 't ,
,co1; . ipMtenv, triey want tue
wullspnog ol P ;l0"
'Vi' o reVaW
a1)8, engaged in so: c labor
jf ov? that is calculated to F not
"J d'Stnbute enjoy ,n n,t There s
'J aSe ' h , '" 'J '
by many who ";uV'-
" that there is anything old about
them; and therots a youthw.uch
thiaj,,,eir 80Ulf- ,lueV . V a i
b. jealousy.hy hatred, by sus-'
!j"r0 "J'g ft nunarea years "a.
aiThere are many oi i women wno.
Pr,dtt tIl8,,1,.1.vf? on buinr, C1nr n
A pleasant, cheerful, generous,
charitably-minded woman, is never
old. Her heart is as young at sixty
or seventy, as it was at eighteen or
J I 1 If
twent)'J nnd tho90 who T3 .Id af
Y6C r'""""! "
n nnaocial and nugenerons nature,
W,,IU ,."?Y? "'"V7 cu '.
wnnaieu tuuir pin, """Vr
iullsi "4. '
l,,..a .itiirii . I n I . 17f11.IT I, IB. II
that the child shall die as tho Scrip.
Pride is on old passion,
R"Cl Vanity IS BS gray II IllB ITIOUII-
- :. nr rlrv hoartleas. du
nv.i. orou-a o.l n lover who is ever
- -Ilrt u .
U"J e --
Aphorisms by Dr. Johnson.
private Iilu than other men. un-far-off
common parts require uncommon
opportunities ior their exertion,
Grand nonsense ia insupportable,
I would not advise a rigid adher
clock ence to a particular plan of study.
I myself have never persisted in any
two days together. A. man
ought to read juat as inclination
leads him; lor what he reads as a
will do him little good. A young
1 man should read hve hours a day
People may bo taken in once, who
imagine that nn author is greater in
"" ,0 ratt7 BCT"ro n Krcav uuul
I here is nothing too utiio tor so
a creature as tinn. It is by
study ing little things that wo attain
tno great art oi uaving as nine mi-
"y nu " ot;li Happiness as possi-
Every man prefers
virtue when
there ia not some strong incifation to
transirresa its precepts
Everv desire is a vinei in a bosom.
l . . , ,,j , .
who.wlnle uo wascniu.was narmiess;
bnt when warmth gavo hiia strougtb,
exerted u sn poison
Men can be estimated by those
who know them not.ouly as they are
represented by those who know
We must confess the faults of our
favorite in order to obtain credit to
I r L ; n
our praises of his excellences.
The longer we live and the more
we think, the higher value we learn
to pnt on the friendship and tender
ness of parents and friends.
Happiness consists in the multi
plicity of agreeable consciousness.
So far ia it from being true that
men are naturally equal, that no two
Eeople can be half an hour together,
ut one shall acquire an evident su
periority over the other.
lie mat voluntarily cuuiiuuea in
ignorance, ia guilty of all tbe crimes
which, ignorance prouuees.
If we reprove or chastise beforv
wo feel a paintul regret on account
of the necessity for it, the proper tea
ton for doing it has not yet arrived.
A fop is like a cinnamon tree
the bark is worth more than tha body.
AU ia sugar to
the praise of fools.
tha vain even
We have teen women not only
too weak to bear food, bat even too
weak to bear cwtradioUoa.
The Hands.
oicrgn(j preBervati0n oftha nails depend
in g Qat degreeipon th8 treatment
tnan th0 rcst of tho nail, and is con
tho nectej wjtU the veBsels which sup-
'igives mem a ponsu, ana removes au
,amp0 pomade should bo frequently
appj-di uaJ glt;t freuly partaken of
iln tho daily diet. A piece ofcpongc
Nathing contributes more to the
elegjuica and refinement of a lady's
apptareuoe, than a beautiful hand.
A well-formed hand, white And toft,
witi Japerinjf, rosy-tinted finger,
and polished nails is a rare gift; but
wbire nature has denied symmetry
of brm and outline, It Is easy, by
wooer care and attention, to obtain
a delicacy of color and a grace of
moveaieut which will place It suffi
ciently near the standard of beauty
to render it attractive. Gloves should
be worn at every opportunity, and
these should invariably be of kid or
soft leather. Silk gloves or mittens,,
altlfopgh a pretty
contrivance, are
from the unctious substances with
which they are prepared, to make
the hands white and soil, but they
are attended with inconvenience, be.
sides being very unwholesome. A
moderatelv warm bran poultice, laid
upon the hands alout once during a
weak, is a very excellent application.
It must be remembered that tho col
or of the skin of the hands, in com
mon with that of tho whole body, is
dependent, in a great measure, on
tho general state of the health. Tho
hands should be wushed in tepll wa
ter, as cold hardens them, and pre
disposes to roughness and chaps,
while water, beyond a certain heat,
makes them shriveled and wrinkled.
In drying thera.they ought to bo well
rubbed with a moderately coarso
towel, as friction always promotes a
soft and polished surface. Stains
from ink or other causes, should bo
immediately removed with salt and
lemon juice a bottle of this mixture
should stand ready for use on every
toilet. The soaps to be preferred are
such as are freest from all alkaline
iinpuiities. The palm of the hand
ikn ftl-iaa flliA fi t Cfi aa ItMl 1 U Ya
U i VI J Ulviq eaiavi4l-l U
of a bale nink color. The growth
they receive; they ought to be Ire-
' qncntl y cut in a circular forra.neith-
."er too flat, nor too pointed
root, which is sometimes called the
haif moon, from its crescent shape,
honU bo aalway wUible. Uiswhiter
,rly the nail with nutriment for its
laaAiiitlt ft n I nanannuatiAn V li&n tWii
... BrQ di9pogod to 10ine
in n (1 ..,"
n.J ... rpnto rullhsd On tha nftila
- r. " V J
Of .11 that 1.
Ol all happy hou eholds that is
he happiest wher
thonsht of All P..
1 ',1?pen:, ''"l Va, rine
J0""0; 'VI.lr.SrK
. spic on ha, once ted
;Y when there must boa reserve in the
tuk and reservation n be ief. Ant-
!!nna naP1.nU ho are n.rn nr
- r. ' ; ,, .
pains of suspicion, will place general
confidence , in their children; and re-
n n what flip env fr.'pi. nnloaa1
l . 7 " ' j-v . .l
there ia stronir reason to distrust the11.
truth of any. if such an occasion
should unhappily arise, they must
- o - . .
keep the suspicion from spreading
"'".""" 7',' T ,u
gracing their poor child while there
f u. ... ' "
u ... u. ...Uu , .?
their pity and assiduous help, as t
ho were suffering under some dingus
ting bodily disorder. If ho can bo
cured he will become truly grateful
for the treatment. If tho endeavor
fail, means mtiBt of course lie taken
to prevent his example from doing
harm, and then, an 1 said.the family
peace is broken up, because the fam
ily confidence is gone.
An Adventure in Now Zealand.
The scene is Auckland, in New
Zealand, and tho dramatit ptr$ona,
are the canuibal New Zoalanders.
One day.Laving been led by curosity
to viait tbe market, and in conse
quenco of the heat having suffered
my suawi to sup irom my snoiiiuura,
I met with the following adventure :
A Maori drew near, and with spark
ling eyes and fascinating smile took
my arm between his arm and fore
finger, while he distinctly pronounc
ed the word makai, which was re
echoed by tho surrounding crowd
with evident symtoms of approba
tion. The man appeared to be some
sort of a chief; he wore, besides his
mantle and dangling fringes, an old
regimental cap.a stifffshirt collar.and
spurs npon his naked heels. He was
accompained by a kind of aid de-
rcamp.wbo waa attired in a European
.r 1 J e .1. .
coat aieeve wuicn reacneu irom tue
waist to the elbow of one arm. Per
ceiving my hearers laugh heartily at
the compliment which had been paid
me. Iinanired me meaning oi tne
word makai. " V ery good," was ma
reply. "But how can they tell wheth
er I am good or otherwise!" "Oh,
verv easily. Tho roan oi tne cap.
Millar, and anura meant hit compli
ment to be taken au vhmqnt. not aw
moral, aa with ut." "I understand;
he means to insinuate mat my ap
nearance pleases him." "Not ex
aetlv that either tha fellow wishes
to imply that yon are yonng, plump
and tender in a word jnat fit to be
eatenl" I must own that a eoia
shiver aeized me from bead to foot,
and that 1 no lomrer toocni to pro
long tbia baiardona promenade
mont tha cannibal il aorta, jiraa.
)4aaMM vVsmrf.
When that Note Was Due.
I platntitt, to reuest a tew paces in
. . . .' i. .. ..
A man in Boston (of course) was
sorely prosecuted by an avaricious
business acquaintance, to pacify
whom he waa obliged to 'settle;' and
not wishing to pay over a few hun
dred in cash, bo drew np a note ob
ligating himself to dmoharge Ue ac
count altera spociiiad date of time.
Tne ovediter, who waa voted for hta
'sticking principle ' wee not, ta ins-
tice.really entitled to the money; but
chen tlurtv days alter date expired,
he anxiously presented the note for
payment, the dobtor.inatead o: meet
ing it, replii-d,
'The note Is not yet due. sir.'
'But it is, thouirh. It roads 'Thir-
tvdftvaafW date. I nromise to t)V
so and so,' and thirty one days nave
elapsed since tho date thereof; and
'I don't care if thirty-one years
have elapsed since the date of the
note, I shall contend for its imma'
turity,' answered the debtor, in tor
rupting the not very good humored
uote-holder,who soon made his exit,
slamming the street door alter bun.
mutterina; incoherently about law.
judgments, executions, etc
lu a few days both parties were
before a magistrate, who, on conciud
ing tho investigation, proclaimed
that ho must certainly award iuil i
m iint against the debtor for the full
amount of the note, and tho con of
the prosecution besidas.
'And what then?" inquired tho de
fendant of the jnde.
'I shall issue an 'elocution,' if tho
plaintiff desires,' returned his honor.
'To bo sure I want ooe imme
diately,' bawled the plaintiff, whose
countenance revealed his determina-
tion to allow no mercy, as he urged
his way as near the judge as posai-
ITou are resolved upon a Judg-'tha
mont and execution?' demanded the
'1 am,' replied tho judge, taking'
up his pen to recorJ the same.
To bo snro wo are,',coinciJed the'
plaintiff with a chuckle.
'I presuun yoar honor can ipell
eorrectlvi' said tha defendant, as he
picked up Ins h it, and set it further
upon the table before him.
'lusolunt! exclaimed tbe judge,
choking with rage.
'Will you oblige ino by carefully
spelling and reading the drat line in
that valnahle documeut?' urged tho
delendant, disregarding the anger of
the magistrate, and directing bia at-
tention to tho note that lay before
him. -
The judgo looked at the note and
and then at the defendant.but prob
thinking it best to Uka it coolly,
proceeded to do as requested,
read aloud, in a very lucid style:
Thirty days afterdate I prom-'
'Stout' shouted tha da endantroti
don't read it right..
r v 4
'I do,' was the judge's response.
'You don't!' returned tiro defen
dant; '1 thought you couldn't spell.'
ino judge was now boning over;
with rage.and smote thedenk before
him so violently with his clenched
baud, as to cause those who stood
abou hi lncludin, the pectant
.....' a ' .
'Keep your temper, judge, or we
shall be obliged to have the case
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the magistrate understands tho art
anJ J Df spelling words of ono
avllablo. and doesn't make a fool of
, .md. b kicking up a row and
hi 1 offic(J fSrni,'uro. There,
you may keep your seat.and tell those
present what the first line of that
note says,' said the defendant, with
a coolness that surprised the aa
dience and puzzled the judge.
Having again glanced at the doc-
nment.and appearing to detect some
thing that had, until that moment,
escaped his prcception,tlie judge pro
ceeded to read:
'Thirty days alter death'ji promise
to pay'
'Right!' exclaimed the defendant,
'you can spell, I seo.'
'That note is not due, gentlemen,
until thirty days after death,' pro
claimed the magistrate, 'the case is
accordingly dismissed, and the court
adjourned until to-morrow morn
'What!' exclaimed the plaintiff;
'am I thus fooled! Vidian!'
The unexpected and ludicrous con:
elusion of the suit threw the whole
assembly, save the nnlucky plaintiff,
into an nproarous tit of merriment,
which having subsided, they separa
ted and dispersed, Tbe note ia not
due yet.
Meeting of the Unemployed in New
York—The Battle of the Loaves.
Ths unemployed of New York city.
continui to hold meetings. On Tun-
dsy one of these gatherings was sddres-
sed by snold Isdy over htty, who pro
posed to give concerts during ths win
ter for ths benefit of lbs poor. Her
name is Madams Tsresins G. Hank.
Shslalao states thst the appeared among
. f it . . ur
tbera by the auvtca oi mayor woou.
Ths following is s fair sample of lbs
speeches made by tbe men:
Mr. McGuire chsmpiooed ihe Msyor
and closed:
Ws niver will esse while there's s
man in the lend ibatnade employ tnsut.
so' noo, 1st us, with a ercs voce voice
give three chares for ths Msyor ths.
itaid in ths board of Councilman to
sign ths bill."
On Wsdnesdsy thsy wsnt again In
Tompkins square, and this time mads
demonstrstioneon the German and Irish
sratota, whojhad bsea oioltiog than.
The atatara eecceoeea la oesapiiif with
riage would set them all running. To-
Iwnrl 4 o'clock the as'embltge dimin-lgaed
no mors ssrious damage tLan tha bang.
inj up or thsir bsts. Ihey nest upsei
a Or fin tn bnkar'i hsndcsrt, which had
in it about fifty' leevte of bread, robbed
bioi of aveijr loaf, snd than tea into the
-quale, pelting sverr perxon thsy mr-t,
vrilh ths losvea. The plot Uernun waa
ntterly sseeilisl at this, snd after
pouring Fcttia a torraat of Garaaa im
precations, b to a, rsn for his life.
Another German baker nsme.l Slain-
bsrdt, siteunpied to croi the aouthem
end f e park with baaksl Of knead
en his bsck. A rush was made for him
as soon ss ha enured, the prk; he a.sj
knookeU off his feet, and tha basket
tumbling over.tcattered all his bread,
which ths mob seised and pelted himieat
with it: ' "
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UDI uirnin won wai auacaen
v--'n about Tar wni u
left, beinc asked what be
e. stM tnati
ad d ine, re
plied, "Xichts, ulchts.st iat sn Schaui
pieir '
Ths mob wssprincipslly Irieh. They
then marched to '.be City Hall, snd in
ths afternoon a committee of working
men wilted on Controller PUgg to
know what ba inlands I to do in tha mat
ter of ihs Centrsl P
ark appropriation.
ired thorn that he
Ihe controller sasu
would do everything in his power to
facilitate their benefit. Tbs bonds to
raias 2SQ,000 could not ba taken un
til they bad been advertised a week,
but, under such eircustsncss, he would
aal justified in advancing money from!
jibs public treasury , at the rate of 6.000
per week, which would st $1 a day.
employ 1,000 laborers, snd each man
would reeaivs hU pay at the snd or
each week. With this arrangement;
the committee were highly .lat.d, snd
returned their warmest thank to the
Controller. Ths Commi,finers will
prob.bly commence in d,y or two.
In the afternoon there was nothing
don. in ih. P.rlc but 10 look on. E,,v
( body waa a spectator. Th. siiKhtni
incident caused grant excitement snd
great movements ol the crod during
mornini; even the arrival of a car-
hed I rapidly, snd beforo dusk there
UIUI"S ullu""ai lu .
- -
camo in bringing in the news thiit:
one of his red oxen was dead.
i 'Is he?' said the old mau; 'well, ho;
always was a breech y cuss.
off his hide, and carry it down
Fletcher's; it will bring tho mmIi.'
An hour or so afterwards the man
came bnck with tbe news that 'line!
back' and hia mate were both
j 'Are they?' said the old man; 'well
1 1 took them of 0., to save a debt I
and,never expected to get. It's lucky
ain't thoVindle Take the hides
down to Fletcher's; they'll bring
' naali '
A certain good natnred old Ver-
'mont farmer preserved hi constant
t . . ..
good nature, lot what wonld turn up.
One day, while the black tonguo pru -
'v ailed in thatbtatc, one ol Ins men
, , . . ,
After tha lapse of an hour the,
man same baclc attain to tell linn
the nigh brindle was dead.
'Is her aaid the old man; "well. he
was a very old ox. Take on bis bide
and take it down to Fletcher's;
worth caah.and will bring more
two of tho others.'
Hereupon his wifo, who was
very pioos soul,
the office of tli
husband severl;
judgment from Heaven upon him for
was nub awaig iimy u.v .vo. n
.1 7.
'Is it!' said the old fellow; 'well.ir
they will take the judgment in cattle,
u ia mu tmiMi war i van jjaj
taking upon herself:"",
pbaz, reprmiaded
v,and asked him if ho
tl. .4 l.
To Manage a Rearing Horse.
Whenever you perceive a horse's
inclination to rear,, aeparate yonr
reins and prepare for him. The in
stant he ia about to rise, slacken one
hand.and bend or twist his head with
the other, keeping your bands low.
This bending compels him to move
a hind leg, and of necessity brings
his fore feet down. Instantly twist
him round two or three times, which
will confnsi him very much, and
completely throws him off his guard.
The moment yon have finished twist
ing him round, place his hond in the
direction you wish to proceed, apply
the spurs, and he will not fail to go
forward. If the situation bo conven
ient, press him into a zallop.acd ap
ply the spurs and whip two or three
timet severely. The horso will not,
perhaps, be quite satisfied with the,
first defeat, but may feel disposed to
try again for tho mastery. Should
this bo the case, you have only to
twist him, Ac, as beforo.and yoj will
find that in the second struggle he
will be more easily subdued than on
the former occasion; in fact, you will
see bun qnail nnder tbo operation
It rarely happens that a rearing horse
after having been treated in the way
described, will resort to this trick a
third time. Untxth sportsmen.
Do Animals Reason!
One pleasant day, last summer, a
small party embarked in a wherry to
Rut' Island, lying just below the
railroad brtdge.wnicli crosses oqnam
River, Gloucester. In the boat was
a Newfoundland dog. At toon as
we bad disembarked, we observed,
at a short diatanee, about a dozen
cows, and an old lame horse feeding
The dog also espied them, and ac
cording! y rushed toward them.bark
ing at the top ot hit voice. This
attack first atartlod tha cows, and
they began to retreat with consider
able tpeed. Tha horse waa selected
st the main object of hit aaaaalt,and
limped away aa well aa ha coald.
The town bsridled, togcthw ih
esfjh other f?r a-fevr rmjrnenta. tp"
parentiy . cxmaantntf iwteCaSML
best to be done. Finally .tber cans.
forward fn. a body, covered tbt.fe-t
treat ot tne old bone, and took the,
van memsei ves. xbar then .aoovad
deliberately together in Hn7with
heads toward the ground, and botnay
presented to the dog-, and drtftlMnV'
oaea Oal ted.- At wmTJreMMMflHr
rally on his part, they. caAma4tet
raptlMhim, tiOl bkiibtwddaM j;
attat ks, so J thsa tvdied to m trmtf '
spot to graao as btore.' Those cbwVlV
actually rceetwl their lame uf-' 4
ciate from the tssantta of thsir riots' ;
A Spirited Bride.
groom, "I shall sleep alone, I shall
alone, and find fault where there
is no ocrasiou. Can you submit t
., .... k .
A couple waa going to-be married, f
and had . proceeded as far as tba. '
chnreh dror. The gentleman then,
stopped hit Intended bride, and thus
untxpecieely addressed her: ' ''
"idy dear liae, dnring oar court-:
ship 1 have told you much ofes
mind; but I have not told von tha
whole. When we are married I shall,
insist nLtn three thiugs."
tvnat are tbej ? ' e.ked the lady
. . - ... . - ...
"In Uie tirt place." said the bride-
u,inese COniUtlOni.'
"f):i. ye, air, wttf aaAtly " waa
the reply; for if you sleep alone, I
shall not, il you eat alone, I shall eat
firat; and as to your finding fault
without occasion, that I thi k may
bo preventedor 1 wilj take care that
you shall not waut occasion."
Ihe conditions being thus adjust-;
'L'd, they proceeded to the altar, and
the ceremony waa performed.
For the Boys to Read.
That evening, as Johnny was co
defendant. in a 'famous' gamut of ball'
I hat night as Juhnuy knelt and
8Uid, 'Forgive us our trespasses as
wo ftirgive them that trespaas against
he felt he had forgiven one who
to',had trespassed against him.
in the spelling clas., and because I
turned him down, he cot angry At
noorl wa9 fl , kit on tha
pIain. ha came j fc d 0
f r .-' , a ;, ',,.. , "
' 'fl V r 1 1 fVi'-1 "ut
j'":,U " f r"UB 1 !l mm M
t K into a tree
toro if I lfOe revcnge.l.yes,! I(
wssjUilly camn up and wished to play,
Johnny Wilnon waa sitting on tha
stairway .crrinir as though hia vonnis
'heart would break. 1 took him on
my lap, and toM him to tell me why
ho was crying.
BilIy Xjlinton waa lnt ahnvn mo
IJo good for evil, said I.
" ry, came sweetly iroin
Johnny s lips.
but could not, a he was odd.
'Here, Billy, you may 'take my
place,' said Johnny.
Billy looked af Johnny a moment
in silence, and then said, 'J jhnny, I
U ... ' .
'ore joiir kite; i am sorry; mine U
,beh!iid that tree, it H yours; and af-
irr wesiiau be good iriends.'
Neatly Done.
Lo )v '.lt,e- ,of Orleans. heard
dead.!,ou,P.bV knoc-'"S "out the hall, op
oa, "is door of the bed room opeu
ably 'J- .''"Ji ' ,,h,?f ?" .J" lb"
it,,,?"' ; " ,"h'nV 11 ,h w'"!."
3 . brae, "of S Si S'i J"1
In.- .trr . . m:"r
and s vesi.pocksuid sis dollars and fif
that ty cents in money, stole a valuable
gold watch, took the sold alu.la am of
tne anirt ot the elumberer, and relne
it'itolly liaPrtad. Ths laurels of Jack
thanihePP,,1 mul wuher before thia pre
any -Isiory exploii. Thieves are very dar-
noose, sev.
ber,";" -e-j i" y.wm
Z 3 HT . " Pi? Vr?
i " .vl.lmala ut asmsai
.iu, neipnu nimseii to a
new dress coat.two pairs of pantaloons
;mS sometimes, uno entered a gentle-
tn l l : . l . l . . . .
fronl(,n1 Uy in wch
the coveted jewel could not be takaa
wilnoul .w.kaning him. Tbs thisfsat
af tht bedside three hours, waiting for
ins genusman to uo waat lsuonaM
fried eggs turn over; but ha remained
qniet and saved his pin. Tha thief con
fessed to this affair, after having bean
imprisoned on s 'sura thing,' perpatrat
ed slsawhere.
A Curious Sketch.
An oJ.I anecdote is being lolJ of
Meisioniar, the great forest artist. Be
was lately dining at H rime Is. and
among the company was Bsroq de
Kay fl", who exhibited Istoly somechsrat
ing landscapes st Palsis d'lnduetris,
Smoking was th order of lbs day, aad
Melssonier, while lighting his cigar,
took it into his Head to make a sketch
on ths table cloth with tha burnt snd el
ths match. Ths Bsron kept lighting
matches, and as soon ss ths snd wss
carbonized, placed them close to ths
French painter, and by ths tiros hens
Suished his second ciar, he had finish
ed a charming sketch of an old rentier,
beaulifutly execntoil. When thesveu.
inc was over M. da Knvflf took tha tahL
doth, folded it up, and going down ot
ihe mistress of tha establishment, said:
"iHacltme, be good enough to lock up
this table cloth with great care. To
morrow I will call for il ana) pay yoa
ihe value of it." "But, air," waa tbo
answer, "I muat at least get il washed,
"Nothing of ths sort," tsid ths Bsron,
"1 wish to have it just as it is, with all
its spots sir! marks." Ths nesiuay.
accordingly, ha cams and look sway
the precious table cloth, which As kse
einee had framed in a curious sty lajwlth
a double frame, tha sketch bain plae
ed in the smaller one, sod tha teste
the linen c elully arranged in the
apace between tha frames. (tie said
that an Sm.iteur has already . offeree) As.
ds Kynff a,000fr.,for it. ,. ., ...
Nobody oan stand in awe of hlsn
sell too mnch. . ..
Neither believe rashly, nor rejavot
obstinatly. i
1 ' ' '. i
The world makes ua talkwt, b, at
solitude makes at thinkers.
Next t j my fries!, 1 love ay e.
amies, for front thcs X ttrst lsf. ft
lanlte. . i..M
Weep for love, butJt?

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