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HtCKMAjJ : COURIER. COUM GKMAm Terms of Subscription, to tho HIGIOfAN COURIER. 'Address,' Publisher "Ilicixxx Coci, nickman, Ky. ' ' J - tVEET WEEK T J "W" a. r r e n , r . - y i ckson and Kentucky sta airs.) ;- HAS.yA. H0LCDur3E1S COLUMN. DR. JOHN BULL'S O r efajb VB'e'me dies; DR. JOHN BXTIiXt'S f : Cl Concentrated Lxtract ot "COMBINED jflTH- Bromide 'of ' Potassium. tlv.oi. . RAttla ind carefully read direc tions. : T- TIUCHU IS A STIMULANT,- and of itself .w f.M in effect ft Cre. oui ducuu. when scientifically combined with Bromide of Potassium and other ingredients, pro duces ft sedative effect, nd causes ft healthy action, thus increasing the powers of diges tion, allay in g irritation, Teducm aturnl swellines. stopping pain and inflam mation; and causing the repairs and jsu Jrl ments in the human body to be greater than -iMtes, thus preventing dewinpjosjtion - BPr end gives nourlstimcnt, t igor to the system. from TL- WfiRlt Nerves, -Pallid R1""::?!: ::-T..f7sB' sun. scrofula iT-v..!. : fnrmi. Ulcers, and tjypBiiia, iu v """"J - -( v.. -Vnttle of my Buchu nd Bro- mide'of Potassium at once and y my re ' It on being cured. ' " . . Vlf.. iust what I say. My record as a Compounder of Medicine i second to no man TwlnVoV thirty year, ago. as my fellow" itin. know full hind the prescription counter in the city in which I now dwell; I bare cured more peo ple of Tarioua diseases than all ;PjyJ ians in Louisrille put together Undo.ibt edly, for Tery single patient that any Loi'sTille physician has I haTe.a hu udred. I am no upstart of yesterday. My Medi cines are'a auccess-a great snccess. Loa.s Tille is not large enough cempetitor. I monorolixe the holeRale Patent Medicine Trade here. One and an other has tried, by copying after inlouisTille, tocompete withme, bt,one After another, their guns hare been silenced. and their efforts have beeortiTe. My Medicines, are ? an9'erh purpose-that is tbeXt of my success. My reputation as a founder of good, re- liabls articles 1A-A nt To- I believe my and Bromide or Po- tassicm is the LeVarticle now in the 'nar ketfor tcure of all aiaeafts of Jibe nrinary r renit! Urinary organs, sncb ;aUnconJe .irritability of tb .Bl.aMer and Urethra, Inflammation of the 1 el tis of the Kiiney,.and all mat cisss o. Buy a dollar bottle ana ne curc Use as per directions in au cb-. BULL, M. D. Itafactarer- and .Veadsr -of. tie CELEBRApP SMITH SYRUP. roa TH craa or AGU AND FEVER Ol CHILLS F EV E R, Tha proprieU worwU eine justly claiSy superioruy or all remedies eyer offVo the public for the safe, certain,' ?e2& n permanent cure of Ague and Feyer, or Chills and Feyer, whether of short or long standing. He re fers to the entire Westerned SouthwesU rnconntry to bear him VJtimony to the truth of the assertion, that in no case wnat T.r will it fail to cure, if the directions are strictly followed and carried out. In a r. up k ft einele dose has been . a .h.i. fn,n;.. UU yyv - : i t laller dose ax weea or iwtf ' A ase has been cX d, more especially in difflcnlt and long etlvg cases. Usually, v: .j;in will nv Vouire any aid to 1 k Kaw.U in eoo6k.rder; should the .ii.r.t lmwTr. reauire cath medi- iiae, after haying taken three or four doses the Tonio, a single dose of BLLL S VEG BTBALE FAMILY PILLS will be sufficient. BULL'S WORM DESTROYER. ? Extract of a Letter from Georgia. Yrt-tAaow, Walkes. Cocwtt, Ga., r ' Jnne 29, 1866. f pr. Jokn Bull J)ear Sir;. .1 haye recently gyes yonr Worm Deiroy-tseyeral trials, and find it wonderfully efficacious. It has not failed in a single instance to hye the wished for effect. I am doing a pretty large country practice, and haye- daily,; use for some article of the kinir t am, sir, resptffl'y' JULIUS P. CLEMENT, M. D. P- S. Bo unqualified and numerous are Ike testimonials in favor ef my Worm De stroyer that newspaper space is entirely too small to. tell its merits. . It is an infallible remedy foe Worms. Try Jt and bfl convinced. See my journal for more full description. ' JOHN BULL: .. - 4, jr r ? ., '"r- e - BOX'S: SMSitPiRILU St. Lotus, April 80. Pa. Jchk Ecli Dear Sir: Knowing the efficiency of yonr Sarsaparilla, and the heal ing and beneficial qualities it possesses, I send yau the following statement of my case: I was wounded about two years ago- was taken prisoner and confined for sixteen iicntha. i Being moved so often, my wounds have aot healed yet. I have not sat up moment since I- was mounded. Lam shot through the hips. My general health is impaired, and. I.need something, to assist iuature.i . I have more faith in your Sarea- tarillalhan in anvthinsfelse."! --wish that that is genuine. Pleas express me half dosea bottlEa, and obliged r - f Capt. C. P. JOHNSON, a 'P.'jrfi.Loh ssofc was the 8onxt skill- fal snreeon. His mother 'recommended to ht frionds.- ftnd ? for many yers used my f arsaparilla with perfect success.- In borof- t filaand ' Feversoree Mrs. Johnson - states . tnatths cures effected were almost miracu- lmtte. Read my Journl for extended- in formation and ftdiica jn your case. My ijyirnal contains - certificates of eminent ' persons, ministers and medical men men who are known here in this 'community for iutegrity nd verac' 'y I have reoently r jceiyod a most reir'" jjble certificate from s, wnlacBljentl of Louisville.' - s I CEOHON EiTTERS. : BULLS VEGETABLE FAMILY-PILLS. , All the above medicines prepared by Dr. John Ball at his laboratory, Fifth Btreet, LeoisviUe, Ky. K '." rT- For sale by C. A. EOLCQMBE, Druggist, Eiakman, Ky. (J . taarchl ly j corner xs I Mmm. My Eachu is gooa ior u -.- excesses: such aa .""" . a t. Tmmtilinz in there- kaya bVr Juredby a single bottle, with a Jperfe,tSlioi thj general health. .1Jiya'rt udent, and in eyery case JZZZZiry tk Ve: if its nse is continued ..n,iAni Mar cure. VOL. V. N; P. HARNESS I. CO. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN STOVES, Tinware and Castings ALSO, Tfinn. and Mo. Iron, Steel and castings, Axles, Tubbs, Fellows, Spokes, etc, etc J V and all kinds af Woodwork. . ALaO, n nriiil C!oiier and SHEET-IRON WARE. Job Work done to order, such as Guttering, Roofing, et. ail iiduj gi itttt wnitir BRAZING. COPPER PIPES v- j t E20ES.' SASH, ELI2TES AND GLACS. ; . ' " Etc., Etc.; CLINTON STREET, next door to McCutchen & Co's, Store,) Hickman, liy. J. H. DAVIS CKALIR IN Groceries, BOOKS AND STATIONERY, BOOTS, ........ V SHOES, II ATS, r ' ' . CAPS, etc., CLINTON STREET, HlftMAN. KY. Particular attention paid to Filling Orders. jn8 tf . FItAJXCIS MILLER, Manufacturer and Dealer in Havana and Domestic Cigarn, TOBACCO, 6NUFF, PIPES, ETC. also, Toys, Notions, Etc., Clinton Street, IICKMAN, - - - K.1. SoutheraEzpress Company TJORWARD MONEY and Freight to al I noints in the United States and the Territories; also to all points in Europe. OVERTON, .STEELE & CO., oct 12 Agents. Bondurant & tDrewiy, Wholesale Grocer, .Forwarding AND Si COMMISSION MERCHANTS UlCKMAX, : : : KY. L AGENTS FOR Ohio River Salt Company f rt i -: ' ' - : . - A LAPGr! supply of SJLT, LIME, and CEMENT, and heavy - - - OKOCEKIEN. Snftar, Cbffee and Molasses,' etc., constantly on hand. Money -Saved is Money Made! IN ORDER to make room for a large SPRING AND BUMMER STOCK, we mil sell for the next two weeks our entire stock of DRY GOODS, CLOTUING, BOOTS AND - , , . , ... . SHOES, HATS, GENTS FURNISHING GOODS, &.C., at grertly reduced prices. ' Call andbecoa vinced before purchasing elsewhere. : J. H. PLADT & BKO. feb26 ? HICKMAN MARBLE WORKS . , HICKMAN, KY. .J .... DEALER Ilf Italianjnd American Marble. Jments, tomb and grave - - - stones. INQ received ne lot of American Italian Jfarble, I am. prepared to fill all orders. Call and examine onr work Orders frea the country promptly filled. AT TTAV l and HICKMAN. ; KATES OF ADVERTISING. One square, ten lines or less, one Insertion $1.50; each subsequent insertion bUc 1 Square 2 months, - - -, - .7 lo 00 15 00 6 00 9 00 12 00 - 18 00 25 00 - 9 00 " 13 00 18 00 25 00 t,. . " 85 00 . 15 00 - 20 00 25 00 - 35 00 60 00 - 40 00 65 00 .75 00 60 00 s 90 00 140 00 One column 3 months .i 12 " - - Announcing Candidates For State Officers - $10 00 For County " ? 00 For Mimical Officers - - - & OO niarrlaecs nnd Deaths. Notices of the above character will be in serted free of charee. Obituaries and trib utes of respect inserted at $1.00 per square S?" Advertisements in Local voiumn i for four lines or less and 20 cents tor each additional line. ? Voluntary communications, contain ing intereis, news, buiicucu irum quarter. Iiev8 letters irom western n.en tacVy and Tennessee especially desired. PROFESSIONAL. KOBT. T. JOHS8TON, JR. W A LTLK V. JOHNSTON & DUNBAR," Attorneys at Law, AND Keal Estate Agents, (SCCCE8SOES TO ANDEBSOH & JOHN9T0S, ) MAYFIELD KENTUCKY WILL PRACTICE 1 ALL 111 K uilkis cf Graves county, Ky., and in the Circuit Court of McCracken, 15allarJ, llick- man. runon, jiarsaan, uui'; .vj.. ies. Also, in the lederal Courts at t'adu- cah, and the Court ot Appeals at rransiori. Particular and personal attention given 10 he collection of claims, aud other business entrusted to our care. ' febll lm C. L. BA.NDLK. n. A. TTLEB ATTORNEYS AT LAW Collectors, Real Estate Agents niCKMAN, KY. t- Will attend promptly to all business ntrusted them in Southwestern KentucKy and Northwestern Tennessee. Special attention given to the investiga tion of Land titles, and the purchase and sale of Real Estate. . LJiinBU B. R. WALKER, At tor n e j at I a vr, I ICKWAN, : : KENTUCKY WILL practice together in all the Courts of Southwestern Kentucky Cooaly, Quarterly and Justices Courts excepted and in the Courts of Vfest.Tennessee. Claims promptly collected and remittances made. MTEnENCES: Hickman, Ky.3.S Hubbard, and Joseph Amberg; Louitville, Ky. R. A. Robinson &. Co., Wm. F. Bullock; Cincinnati, O. Hayden & Wilson; Philadelphia, I'a. J. R. Camp bell& Co., Molton, Sibley & Woodruff. ' T. O. GOilliDER, Attorney at taTr, AND , . GENERAL COLLECTING AGENT, HICKMAN, KENTUCKY. WILL nromntlv attend to all business animated in him in Southwestern Ken tucky and West Tennessee. , jan8-tf Lau derdale & Pp the.;, Attorneys and Ccunselcrs At Law : HICKMAN, KY. ' XTXILL attend promptly to the collection W f Claims, to the investigation of Land Titles, purchase and sale of Keal JLstate, and the prosecution and defence of suits in Southwestern Kentucky, Northwestern Ter nessee. and the adiacent part of Missouri. tSf Office in Millet's Block., fjan8 tf OSCAR TURNER, HAS KEKOMED THE PRACTICE OF LA Tt IS. THE COCHTIES OF FULTOK. HICKMAN AND GRAVES AND will attend promptly to all business entrusted to his care in said counties, and also in the other counties in this Ju dicial District.,. .. -- - ; y E& Address either -FAD VCAH office, or BLAND VILLE, Ky. aug31 tf. 1 Tet rftye ft H?"tTn TTA V"E " ASSOCIATED THEMSELVES a--- in the practice of Medicine, when nec essary their united labors will be given without extra charges. Proposes to give especial attention to phys ical diagnoKis ana is ruiiy preparea to mane chemical analysisin diseases and suspected poisons. Ssrif Office at Walker's Drug Store, ; , narchlS , DR. J. W. GCURLEY, HICKMAN, KENTUCKY FFT'RS his professional services to tbe J citizens of Hickman, and vicinity. mayS-ly. , ' s DR. H C CATLET. HICKMAN, KENTUCKY. Office Corner Jackton. and .Cumberland Streets. , .... . Sale and;' Livery Stable. Wm. i B- Plummer, 4 2 KENTUCKY STREET, v T7"EEPS consUntly oa hand for hire and IV sale ' "flORSES, BUGGIES and HACKS. Thankful for patronage heretofore extend ed him, he eolicits a eentinuanoe of same. " 3 " -" b - . ' 12 " 2 "1 ' - 2 " -! " 3 " - 6 -" 12 " - 3 1 ' - 2 - " . 8 6 ' " - '-' ' 12 Foarth column 1 month " 2 " " 3 . " ' ; " " 6 : , " .. i tt it Half column 3 months " 6 ? " ; 12 .'. FULTON COUNTY, THE HICKMAN COURIER, SATURDAY, : : : : JUNE 10, 1871 Col, Geo. V. Silvertootu wil make a sDeech in Mavfield. on June 19th, on the political issues of tbe day We call attention to our published rule about obituaries and marriage no tices. Tbe simple notices of deaths and marriages are published free of charge as matters iu which tbe public are mter ested, but all accompanying remarks ex tolling the virtues of tbe deceased, or congratulatory : remarks on somebody's wedding, while doubtless very gatifyiog to parties immediately interested, are of no earthly interest to the body of our readers and we do them ini ustice if we publish them to the exclusion of Dews matter. Therefore they will invariably be charged for it. To be lianared on Uic2StIt July. At the conclusion of tbe argument of tbe counsel for Mrs. Fair, on the 3d inst.. iu San Francisco, for a new trial Judge Durnnell informed Mr. Campbell, coun sel for the people, that it was unnecessary for him to reply, as the attempt to im peach jurors had failed, aud he would overrule the exceptions taken during the trial. lie then alluded to the crime, and the impartial trial she had, and senten ced Mrs. L. D. Fair to be banged on the 28th of July. A remarkable scene then ensued. Mrs. Fair maintained almost er usual composure, but the strong- minded women who attended her mani fested sympathy in a most ostentatious manner. It is believed Governor Haight will uot interfere. Verdict or futility atralnsl Blgr- The trial of Hon. C. C. Bowen, Radi cal Congressman from South Carolina, concluded on the 3d inst., in Washing ton. The jury after beiDg out about wenty minutes returned with a verdict of guilty. Tbe last wife was present, nd was affected to tears. Bowen's coun el moved for a" new trial. Immigrants Arriving 1400 a The arrival of emigrants was larger at New York during the month of May than during any previous month this year, rsearly every weelc irom ave to six thousand are landed at Cattle Gar den. The majority are Irish, and Ger mans are next iu point of numbers. Last month the arrivals were 43,471, making 77.191 thm far this year. Chief Jistick Bellows, of New Hampshire, aaya that the jpeans u?ed to windle money out of persons at church by grab bags, guess-cakes, raffiings, etc., are recognized in law in that State as indictable offense-, and the proper officers fail to do their duty wheu they buffer them -to pass unnoticed. The following appears in the Ameri can Dispentary, by Dr. John King, of Cincinnati : "The extract of red clover, spread on linen or soft, thin leather, is said to be an excellent remedy for cancerous ulcers. It is highly recommended in ill condi tioned ulcers of every kind, and deep, ragged edged and otherwise badly con ditioned burn9. It possesses a peculiar snotbine property, and proves an effica cious detergent, and promotes a healthful granulation." A man in AshlanQ, Pennsylvania.Te cently ordered a fine gold watch" from one of the swindling agencies in New York.. In due time he received, after paying ten dollars express charges,! beautiful "glas marble" block, with i note reading thus: Dear Sir The mys tery in regard to this is to find the key hole by which to wind it up. Numerous persons have been searching for it, but we hope that you will be successful. Re 8pectlully, Williams & Co. Change of Appointments. IIoo. John Rodman will not speak here, ac cordine to appointment. We are to have no speaking here by distiueuished can didates for Mate oflices. 1 hey all give the First District the go by: w ny is trfis? We supppose they will send some of the "small try" into the first district, as her candidates were treated as "small fry" in the Convention. Murray Ga zette. A Correspondent writing from Eog land, says: "Having resided in England about thirty-six hours and in London twenty four, I am prepared to state my conclu sion as to the nation's genius, her tendeu cyand tier destiny. lnat is tno way n which .hoglunuien usually "do tbe United States. , As an article of food the tomato is not only nutritious, but it possesses mtny valuable medicinal qualities. It is one of the most powerful aperients of the liver and other organs, and Can be substituted for calomel. It is also stated that, before ong experiments dow beiug made will result in producing a chemical extract from , the tomato that will ultimately supercede calomel in the cure of disease. Diarrhoea has been successfully treated with the tomato alone, and it is said to be an e'xcellent remedy for dyspepsia and ndigestion. uooked or raw, the tomato as a daily food is one of the most whole some articles in use. Seeing that our worthy President gen erally use a special car in his peregrins tioas to Long Branch and to bis dairy farm at St. Louis, some cunning Califor nia office seeker has got up a magnificent palace car. which he is going to - present to His - Excellency i A railroad car is something novel in the line of gifts, but Grant will take anything. ? '. . The earliest wheat harvest known has began in Southern Illinois, and the yield is abundant. KENTUCKY . SATURDAY. JUNE 10, 1871. Merchant of In I on city and the Financial Slander. At ? meeting of the Merchants of Union City, Ten n., held at Temperauce Hall on the" evening of the 26th ult., to consider certain questions ' touching the mercantile interest of that city. Mr. G. N. Hatch of the firm of G. N. Hatch & Bro was called to the chair, and Mr.C C. Wilkina appointed Secretary. 4 ' Tbe object of the meeting was ex plained by the chairman as follows : We. are just entering a period in our mercantile existence, that in our opinion is pregnant with disaster for many of our class throughout tbe land, and in view of the recent failures that have occurred here in our midst, the financial condition of the country, and, consequently the readiness with which our friends iu the East would naturally credit any report regardless of source going up from among us, that might effect their interest here I say in view of these facts it behooves us as wise men to adopt such measures as may ic;-;re us against the dsiuiariag effects of iue wanton and unjust state ments as it has been the pleasure of one of our townsmen to make concerning us. Usual indulgence upon the part ot our creditors, is wbat we have .a right to ex pect until there shall be some evidence of our incapacity to meet our.engage ments. Those with whom we have been dealing know how we have paid hereto fore, and they are directly interested in wbat the future may bring forth, conse qoently it is their privilege to glean from any source, facts touching our sol veocy, but while such is the case it is due to us that they withhold their pro nuociamento .until they ascertain such source to be reliable. Wt all doubtless re alize the importance of sustaining our rep utation lor piomptness and fair dealing, for we know that a good credit is equal to half oues canital, as an investment, and he that would deprive you of it by slanderous and totally false represents tion, would do you an injury that he would not willingly repair, but to come rectly tothe matter in baud, l and many of you, gentlemen, are aware of the act (thaukj to some or our tneud) that . . .TT we tne mercnaots or uiuou city, as a whole, have been misrepresented, and some ot us have been grossly slauaer ed, and by a man to whom it has been our pleacura to recognize as a high toned and honorable gen'Iemau, being one promineut iu business here. You all kuow doubtless to whom I refer, one J A Bracken. We have ample and reliable evideuce of tbe fact that Mr. B has stated to geDtlemeu from Cincinnati that he merchants of Luion City are not worthy of credit, that they could not if required to do pay fifty cents on the dollar of their indebtedness, and in ibis he has made no exception, that I am aware of. He mentions the name of one of our old, well and favorably known citizens, who was formerly merchant in our town, as being the fir&t toswiuJle his creditors, having purchased goods on time in tbe East, I believe iu Cincinnati, sold them, pockci-"jLtb meney aud then induced bis creditors l-nieMW m-iIm. dUu as pay for their claims, giving as hs au thorityfor this statement Mr. A. M. C. Simmons. This we all know, as do the merchants with whom he dealt, to be ialse, and I believe that Mr. B. knew to be false ; at any rate he had every op portumty to know it. lie has made oth er statements touching the reputation of gentlemen here, some of which are known to be false, and the balance are believed to be equally false. Now, gentlemen, it is evident to my mind that there is a ce sign in all of this, for I am not prepa ed to believe that any man with common sense would stake his reputation for in tegrity upon the pleasures to be derived from bejDz esteemed, a man learned in the affairs of his neighbors. No, gentle meu, there is a desideratum, and I be lieve that desideratum to be this, that Mr. B. hopes if he may be able to de stro7 the credit of those of us, who are engaged in business here, that he wi amass a fortune, that be will for a season enjoy a monopoly by which he will be able tocompensate himself for the sacrifice ot honor and integrity. 1 will be char itable enough, however, to say that had he been possessed of wisdom, commen surate with the avarice in his nature, we would have been spared an exposition in which no man can take pleasure. ' Resolutions embodying substance of above remarks were then adopted and ordered to be published. Crop Prospects do Mississippi Thns far the prsent season has been tbe most unfavorable we have ever known for cotton. In consequence of the late spring and excessive " rains, it is at least three weeks behind the average growth Many planters have been compelled tore plant their crop; and have barely8ecured stands. An average yield cannot be ex pected. even if the balances of the season be favorable. The late growth will inev itably cause a heavy loss by frost. It is not possible for a considerable part of the crops just planted to mature in time to er-ewpe destruction in that way. In re gard to the acreage devoted to cotton, our inquiries cave induced the belief that the diminution as compared with last year, is about one fourth. The increase of the corn crop is about in proportion to the decrease of cotton; a .a . ana we are graunea to report that the prospect of the former is quite encour Bering as far. as our information extends. Plauters have learned a uselul lesson from the low price of cotton and tbe fail ure of the corn supply the last season. Jacksun Clarion. May 30. 5 ' " r 1 . j - e Iletnaruable Springs. . A correspondent sends to the Journal of Chemistry the following account of a remarkable spring in Texas : About sixty ronea nortn ot tiaiens, near tne town of Liberty, there is a spring, the water of which is quite acid, stimulating lemonade, and those who taste it like it so much that they . drink it almost im moderately. When you feel hot itls ouite delicious; and under any circuua t.il IJ .v Stances, wueiuer yit uut r vuiu, tue drinking of it produces prespiration, with no unpleasant effects afterward. The spring has noapparent outletor inlet. ... It is crobably 6ixty feet across it and is covered with a white froth or foam, like cream of tartar on a Vine case... It kills inserts, worms and other email animals , that cone near and use it. No fish or other.evidence of life is seen within its waters. PERCY COKBIN. A True Sforjr of Western tucky. Ken The small town of Dycusburg, in Ken tucky, is situated on tbe Cumberland river, and is, perhaps, one of the oldest settlements in Western Kentucky. There is an old legend connected with the place, which isso weird and thrilling that we reproduce it, feeling that its narra tion will not fail to excite in the reader a deep and wonderful interest. The town itselt is shelved in by a range of bold and rugged hills, which form a semi cir cle, commencing and ending with the river, and among these -hills there are several recesses or grottoes, filled with stone rubbish and the decayed trunks ot fallen timber, while on the suburbs of the cluster of houses which constitute the village there yet stand the ruined and blasted relics of large old oaks, whoce gnarled boughs and stormed tilted trunks indicate that they have been scathed by many a lightning's blade and have braved many a thunder's crash. They staud there as the hoary monu ments of autiquity, and tell of the ages tbat have rolled by them, each leaving its impress upon their wrinkled bodies Just under the frowning side of one of the barren bills, and removed some dis tance from any regular road or beaten path, there stands a cabin, now crumbling with decay, which was the first structure erected in the neighborhood for the hab itation of tbe white man, and which, no doubt, often sheltered from the pitiless storms of winter the settler who built it, and, perhaps, many a time afforded pro tection to his wile and little ones from the savage wolves and snarling panthers that often howled and screamed among the tangled mazes of undergrowth which still fringes the marsh close by. This habitation is now occupied by an old woman whose life is to many a mystery, and whose history is only sufficiently known to be involved in obscurity. She has small, cramped features, large eyes, thin visage aud emaciated form, which, combined with a woful, huireurd look, are not a little calculated to excite a painlui interest in the mind of a stran ger who meets her. Her voice is truly un unnatural one, and sounds as if it proceeded from iron lips rather than those of fiech. Its cold, keen, sepul chral tone fails upon tbe ear like metal upon the floor of a vault. Strange sto ries sre told of the old woman, but more of this anon. A diogy dress, tattered with long wear, torn in many places by repeated contact with briars and bram bles, together with an old brown shawl, constitute her usual dress, while a long used red handkerchief, with the ends raveled into shreds, affords the only pro taction forherhead, even when she wan ders forth in storm and rain She occu pies the hut alone; and whenever a visi or attempts to invade the precincts of her loneliness she sliuks away into tbe darkest corner of the rude apartment, as if she wished to avoid the scrutiny ot the human eye. Near this dilapidated hovel there stands a small brick tenement, whose wall, so long untenanted, have begun to molder aud decay. Tbe roof has grown so rickety, many of the old oak shingles having been blown off by the wind, that rain and hail and snow invade the inmost recesses of the building, and, indeed, so complete is the havoc wrought by time, that the ruined walla now afford almost the only protection from either wind or rain. No one, or at least but few, ever visit this mouldering tenement, and those who are familiar with its history would greatly prefer breasting the coldest blast and braving the most angry storm than to taking advantage of the partial shelter it affords. Everything about it seems bleak and desolate. .Nature, it appears has forever withdrawn from the spot her gifts of evergreens aud flowers. A gray rusty, looking viue, creeping along the ruined wall, furnishes the only appear ance of anythink like ornamental shrub bery about the premises, and an old rose buh standing in the southeastern corner of the chimney, which produces but one rose and that blood red, is the only flower that has ever been known to blossom there. A dark splotch upon the remuant of the decayed oak floor, on which the rays of the sun or moon fall at certain hours of the day or night, with au indis tinct and mottled radiance, tells perhaps the secret of tbe utter loneliness of the deserted spot. .- The story goes that a young man, who passed by tbe name of Percy Corbio, came from Virginia years ago and con structed this habitation. There was something mysterious about him which has never yet been explained. His pol ished manners, cultivated mind and band souie'feafures indicated clearly that he was ot high birth and excellent educa tion. A young'mao so gitted. so calcu lated for an ornament to society, and with the fields of pleasure or ambitiou before him. wouid hardly have thus iso' lated himself from the world to take up his perm;iuent abode iu this then wilder ness without some extraordiuary incen . i tive 2io one has ever been ame to iear anthing,bawever, of(I his history; and his brief career, so peculiar aua meian eboK in its character, remains vet to be accounted for. The old settlers say that when he came to this State Lis face was remarkably origin, n is eye i -nu blue, indicating a gentle disposition, but at times possess oe a wiia auu uunaiurai expression, which was auymiog out pleasant to the beholder, while his lips, from their compression, evinced both courage and resolution. He was often seen wandering alone, muring aostractea ly, no doubt, upon some dread secret which lay at'the bottom of bis heart." A faithful dog followed him wherever ; be went by day and guarded him when be slept at uight. Towards the close ol his short life, though- the coun try-had become much more densely settled than when be arrived, be was rarely seen even by his nearest neighbors, and when seen was often roaming over some distant bill, mounted on"the beautiful black mare which it was supposed had borne bim from his distant home-on the Chesapeake He would often take long tups, and even the old negro woman, who was the sole remaining.. occupant. oL- hia . dwelling, could aot or would not tell where be had gone. After awhile newspaper "reports were publu-ecTof "a daring young high wayman, who was sometimes .seen near Ilendersoa and Jjouisvuie, .where some very bold robberieshad leen, committed upon, planters who had .carried their to Dscco to mar&et ana wcro returning to their homes. Though bt often indulged NO. 22. this lawless propensity, it was said that he was remarkably generous to a fallen foe, and was so courteous and chivalrie in his bearing towards ladies that on one occasion at least he failed to insist upon the delivery of an old gentleman's purse when importuned by a timid," frightened maiden who was being conducted by her father to a school in Henderson. - There is a proclamation extaot among the old records of tbe State offering. one thou sand dollars for his capture "dead or alive." But his fleet aud faithful ani mal often bore him switfly and safely from every pursuing foe, and so adroit was he in all his operations that I lie dur ing youog robber aud the landlord of "Corbin Hall," for that wab the name of his residence, were never su.-pe-ted i being one and the same person. He was ever watchful, however, while at home ! and, though he retained all tho genial hospitality for which his native State was so remarkable, he was extremely cautious whom be admitted to his boue To his credit, be it said, he never was known to violate the sacredness of boa pitality in any iustance by demanding the purse of his guest. " One stormy .uight in December," aheo the winds blew chill aud damp, and when the cold rain fell in torrents, two travel ers the one a healthy, robust man and the other appearing to be a delicate in valid approached his bouse and begged for shelter for the night. Ihe large athletic man said that bis mend was an invalid whom he was conducting from some county in Tennessee to the home of an uncle living in Missouri, where he contemplated spending some tune for ht- hcalth, and, being caught iu the terrible storm, they lost their way amid tbe dark ness of the night, and had wandered ac cidentally to his residence. ihe youug man coughtd aud appeared quite iu aud, being drenched iu the cold, driving rain, uorbin generously admitted tne worn, pale faced youth and his compan ion to bis fireside and tendered tbeiii every attention which his well provided bouse afforded. Food was prepared, and a large fire kindled in the comfortable room prepared for their lodging. 1 bough Corbiu suspected no treachery from these weary looking aud shivering strangers, his faithful dog Du&h con tinued to eye them closely, aud an o casional growl would escape bim. lie would walk around the room, iu which he was accustomed to free admission, and, while the strangers sat talking with his master, appeared restless and angry Whenever he approached near the visi tors his deep growl would indicate tbat he did not like their presence. So an noying did he become, and so apprehen sive did the visitors seem lest he might suddenly t-priug upon them, that hi master finally ejected him f rom the room with a kick. After being thus ji risen from the presence ot the three, the faith ful animal would wander about the yard, and, though the storm continued to rage fearfully, his hoarse voice could be heard above the elemeuts as he would howl most piteously; and occasionally would attempt to gain admission to the apartment where the three coutiuued to talk. ......... .... ....... . ,. Tbo hour for retiring .. having arrived, however, Mr. Corbin conducted the strangers to their room, which was ad joining his own, and, after seeing all tbeir wants supplied, retired. The continued j bowling of his dog, howevr, kept him awake for some time, and it was not un til a late hour tbat he closed his eyes iu sleep. He had the precaution to exam ine bis arms carefully, and had fastened securely the door which separates the travelers and hirnelf. It was but a short time - however, be fore he was aroused by a noise, in the adjoining room; and in a moment more one of the strangers knocked at the di viding door, saying that his friend was dying with a congestive ague, and begged that he would furnish some brandy in order to relieve bim it possible. Corbin sprang out of bed and opened tbe door without pausing to thiuk oi what late be might meet. And as soon as this was done tbe two ruffians, both armed, sprang upon him with large trenchant, death dealing bowie kuives He clutched the larger man by tbe throat. and, being himelf very stout and well built, succeeded in burling him to the ground. . But a conflict against such odds could have but one result. In a moment more poor Corbin fell to the floor, with bis warm blood spurting from several ghastly wounds. lie lay weltering in the pool, his long hair clotted with his own life- current and the film of death gathering over his large blue eyes. He turned his drooping bead, and, looked upon the bony,' powerful figure of hir cowardly antagonist as it, bent over him & cursed bim bitterly.. His last words and his dyiug look were uot, however. for his foes. He heard the gloatiog ex ultation of his treacherous enemies, but he heeded it not His thoughts return ed to home and the loved ones there He spoke of a mother, a sister, and 1 another, not i sister, in the happy days gone by. As ne spiustiea in tne tepid stream during his death agony the visions or childhood, the sad, sueut hg.ures ol thor-e dintant but dear ones whose caress es he bad received rose before bis dim vision and peopled his clouded miud, ' .- ...... ." " - ' ' t Si - "His eyes were with bis heart, . . " " ' And that was far away." - .; - : i' ' -. . ' J i- . ' a--He, cared not for hir life, but on the banks of the stream where he hud sported in childhood there lived those who loved bim, and here be was butchered iu a wil deruess, . far away Irqio kindred and friends. Uerhaps he had loved and was beloved, and it may bave beeu that be thought of the eyes that have since grown dim watching for the lover that came uot and the heart that was true even: to-a robbjerl AJl this may . have rushed out with the last red drops that fell from bis ghastly wounds'. ' ' . ' ' Though many have execrated his mem ory and sneered at his career, tbere is one who . knojrs - where hu. grave in; who weeps upon it and larks around it when the black storm rages and the rain falls and tbe fierce winds howl as they " did the-mght of the murder! - The' faithful dog is . long' since goner" and the. lover maiden is gone too, but one still livjss. Tbe heavens become , joky with clouds, the thunders peal, the lightnings flash, the hail pelts against the old walls,-and the wild blast almost hears thesold woman upon its airy bosum, hot the crazy mother yet visits that grave where her robber boy lies, and visits it otenestwheu the storm is fiercest" and the night, darkest;?;' She may be eeen"' to night crouofciog' under the crumbling walls, and by tbe CreCieV light glares at the dark spotched , floor, stained by tbe blood of her robber boyr Her'eyes, glazed with frenzy, have no tears , now. and her lip no - color to lofc, bat tbe tears flow in her heartaud a ghndt ly light shines in her withered face. Her feet sometimes bleed after , walking through the briary path, and the tangled bamoos tear the crumbled skin of her airy and visionary limbs, but atill the goes; and when the spring comes sbo brings from the stony clilts the first violets and daisies to scatter over the prave of her robber boy. Something; About Yourself. Supposing your age to be fifteen or thereabouts I can figure your ago to a dot. You have 160 bones aud 600 mus cles; your blood weighs about 25 pounde; your heart is five inches in length an 1 three inches in diameter; it beataaeveDty times per minute, 4,200 times per hour, 100,800 per day, and 30,722,200 per year. At each beat a little over, two ounces of blood are thrown out ofi"; and each day it receives and discharges about seven tons of tbat wonderful fluiJ. Xur lungs will contain one gallon t f air, and you inhale 21000 gallons p-sr day. The aggregate surface of the air cells of your lungs, supposing them to bo spread out, exceeds 20,000 square iu cbes.' The weight of your brain is tbreo pounds; when you are a man it will weigh about eight ounces more Your nerves exceed 10,000.000 in number. Your skin is composed o .three layer, and varies from one fourth to one-eighth of an inch in thickness. The area of your skin is about 1,700 square ioches, and you are subjected to an atmospherio pressure of fifteen pounds' to the squaro inch. Each square inch of your skin contains 3. 500 sweating tubes or prepa ratory pores, each of which may oo likened to a small drain-tile one fourth of on inch long, making an aggregato length of the entire surface cf your body, 201,166 feet, oca tile ditch for dricjio;j tbe body which is aimoat forty uiilei long. Ilovr Gentlcnif n OreM. Dress doesn't make the man, but it has a great deal to do with making tLegeu- tleman. l'eop'e would think so if thel knew the amount of care that is some times represented by one gentleman' wardrobe, io keep dressed t:niOQabl7 all the time requires so much attention that many of our gentlemen , who com bine bipess with pleasure are comp ifr? ed to lecfiemselvcs out to tailors, who contract to lAptbe them according to the mode at so much the year. A fashion able tailor in New Ylrk City holdj several of these contracts at $2,500 u year. SJr There are hundreds of men who leirto the whole matter of attire to the dis cretion of their tailors. They nev select their own goods, but drop in ou their way and leave their order for a i- "dress suit," or a "walking suit," as the case may be. The tailor, taking iato cousideration the complexion of biscus tomer, his figure, etc., then selects the material for tbe suit, and in a few days it let tbe whole business out by contract jrt sometimes surprised for four or tive days in succession by finding a box of new clothes in bis dressing room. lie puts them on insincere confidence, and is uot troubled with tbe fcarthat he is :out of thf? fashion." Heroic Mother, A brave lady, wife of Colonel W. A. Moore, living near Leadvale, Jeffeii county, Tennessee, has added anotbt, the many instances of a mother's devo tion.. She was at home alone last Friday, says the Press and Herald, when a ne gro woman came ruuning into the houso with tbjformation. that -Mrs. Moere'a little -ton, three years old, had falbjji down the well. Mrs. 'Moore ran to tbo well and looked down into it just in timu to see her child disappear under the wa- ter. Without a moment's hesitation the brave lady "grasped the well rope audjj, went down twenty-four feet, : to the so face of the water, and grappled in its depths, with her feei-f for the child. She found him and drew bim with her feet to the top of the water, then holding on to the rope with one hand, and placing her feet in the crevices of the rock wall, she woiked and labored over her babe till he revived aud her husband came to her 4 rescue. , - 1 " . . , Ilovr She Found Mini Out. t Jealousy is a disagreeable quality to get along with, but it produces a goo.d deal of . the excitement which keeps peo ple alive, and not unfrequeutly gives rise to some rather ludicrous scenes. A lady . iu Virginia who was subject to this un pleasant malady lately returned home, after a short abseucc, aud took the pre caution to reconnoieter through the key hole before entering her room, when she saw her husband carefully adjusting a . t . . -if snawi upon inewortn m a woman. - nerc was "confirmation strong as proofs of ho ly writ' that, all hud not been right in her absence. - She procared a shot gun from an adjoining room, -suddenly open- . ..1 . .1. i. il ea tne aoor,- ana loageu tine aeauiy charge in tbe back of a dummy which her husband, who dealt in dry , goods, had brought home in order td put it in repair during the lonely hours cf his wife's absence. After this incident it was still more in . need of repair, but he woman's mfn3 was in a more bea! thy condition than before". ' ' ' " Occupation of Congiexmen." The census' of the new' House shows thaf 1t contains 131 ' lawyers,- 21 mcr- chants, 20 farmers and plauters.lrjour na lists, 5 manufacturers, 3 general, busi ness, b bankers, 3 physicians, J", clergy men, 1 teacher, 4 lumbermen, and 3 rail- road managers. ; It is a singular fact that the House -contains' seventeen ex Confederate bfSces. ..It aho. contains five colored men one: black, na brovf h, and three light mulattoesi s ..":. z. .."J f : !" 1 " T T .V . Arrangement for the tobacco fi in V the Ballard warehouse, Cairo o be givcu- n tbe 28th of June, are already being made."' me citizens are giving to rjie preieet.encouragement of the most of the most sub- stanti'ir description are, in, fact, oped- ng tfcpT purses and contributing to tJs contenOjth great liberality to the Furl necessary To make pp the pre.no ;umt and meet theexpensea of the fair.- - We have not the "least doubt that tL coaiihf fair wilr be a very grand success, and' w- expect to 6ca the city crowded . 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