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I WOULD RATHER EE RIGHT THAN PRESIDENT. Hsxkt Cut TER1LS f S2.CO PEH AlVIVFItl. I $l.SO IJI ADTAKCE. 4 .DIRECTORY. Or ffOST OFFICES. Pjst GJins. Post Masters. District. Hethel Station Carrjlitown, Cae Springs, Creisoa, tbiasburg. Enoch Reese, - yiackuca.. -Williamlf. Jones, Carroll. Danl.Litzintrer, . Chc3t. A! G. Crooks, W-.n. 'V. Youn, John Thompson, Taylor. W&3hmt'u. Eber.bburg. Whfte. . Galliizin. .-' Washt'u. Johnst'wa.. Lcrctto. Coi'em'gh. Muastef. Fallen Timber, laaac T-borupson, Ualii'-iin, hemlock, Joha3town, Miaeral Point, MaaJter, . ; J.'M.xTriristy, Wei Tiler, Jr., I. E. Chandler, M. Adlesbergcr, Wis3iuser, . A. Durbin, Andrew J Ferral, Susq'ban. Q. W. Kownan, V. hite.' Esseland, 6i. Augustine, Wm. Ryan,' Sr., Clearfield. Soilp Level, Georpe Conrad, Ricolaud. f5oaman. IS. A UOlgaa, - "-auk B F. Slick. Croyle IV.53 M. Gillespie, Washt'n. Horrii Kcil, ' S'laerhiil. Suatmerhill, VTilaiore, CHURCHES. MIXISTERS, Presbyterian Rsv. f- Hbisox, Fas; or. Preaching every Sabbath morning - f.tlOj 3'clock, And ia the evening at 3 o'clock. .Sab cta School at 1 o'clock, A. M. Prayer meet ing every Thursday evening "at C. o'clock. .; Methodist Episcopal Church Uz v. S. T. Sb ow. Preacher iu "charge. .Rev. ' V. - Loso, Assis tant. Preaching very Sabbath, alternately k( 10; o'clock in the moraine, or 7 in the eraing. Sabbath School at 9 o'clock A. Prayer meeting ever Thursday evening, at 7 o'clock. IFe.'e I-rdyenJt.tt Rzv Li. R. Powsll, Pastor. Preaching every Sabbath morning at :o o'clock, and incite evenin'at C o'clock. Sibbith School at 1. o'clock, P. M. Prayer Keetin? on the first Mouda7 evtvang of fch unnfu; r.nd on evry Tuc-3d;i,v, Thursday and Friday evening, excepting the first week in ch month. ' . Cslvinuiie Methodist Rzv. Joitt V.'itL IMS, Pit3r. Preaching every Pabbath ever.ing f-t J:itl G o'clock. Sabbath School r.t-10 o'clock, A. M PuiTtr raeet'ng every Tciday e.yeiig, t 7 o'clock. Society every Tuesday evening t 7 o'clock. : Dttetp Us Rht. W, TiLOYE, Paetor. Preach Ur every Sabbith morning at 10 o'clock. Pirt-ie'ular Ilxp iii Its. Pavid Jsski.s, f itor. Preachirig every Sabbath evening at 3 u'clock. Sabbath School at at I o'clock, V. M. CatloHc Ktv. H. J. MiTCHsit, Pastor. Seryic? every Sabbath rnor:;ing dt 1 0 J o'clock isl Vesjera at o'clock Lbe t-yening. : ' " t , Cii'CXSiSniC MAILS. Bl AILS ARRIVE. Etrn, daily, Bt 11 1 o'clock,, A. M. Western, ' at 1 1 J-o'cIock, .A M. MAILS rLOSE. Xsttm, daily, at . 8 o'clock, P. M. Venern. " tit 8 o'clock, .P- M. JSrTh malls from Bntl:r,!a:iiiitja!b'i.rougs- town, 4c, arrive o& Thursaay of eaca wteit, : 5 o cloi'K, P. 11. Leave Sbeushurg ca Friday of each wetk, t 6 A. M. rvi Ts. T.nj r-on-. Vwman'a Inilla. Car-J 3ll;iw3, i-j.. r.rrive oa Monday, V -ednesaay - . . - ' - - - : -1 J-riday ot eaca wees, at o ciocn, i - .a Lenva Ebnsbnrir on Tuesdavs. Thursdays ii Saturday i, at J o'clock, A. H. UAILitOAU SCSIKDL'LK. Citr:SSOS STATION". r tit :tAlt. Kxaress leaves at A. M Puii. Exprc34 .22 A. ? I u Fast Line n 4 .If S.33 P. M. 8.43 P. M. 3.20 A. M. 10.34 A. it. ' 0.C1 A. M. 9.45 A. M. 9.56 P. M. 5 .14 P. M 2 f.C A. M. 10.04 A. il. Cut- Express Train Fast Lino Mail Train WIMIOUE STATION ;Wfit3alt. lixpress leaves at Phila. Kxprcss " Fast Lhre " IEst Dxpress Trair. J " Fait Line " I " Mili Train " tOl'STV OFFICER!!. jvdjts t-ftU Courts President, II-n. Geo. ?4ylor, Iluntinjd.m ; Associates, George W. iE&j'ey, Heiary 0. Ievine. rrotionotaru Josepu 31 uonaia.. Pijittcr ani Recoritr Ed ard F , Lytic. Sheriff John IJuck. District AUor;te:. Philip S. N'oon 1 Count I Coimnissio.iers Jamca Cooler. Pc- iWJ, bttle, Joint UampticH. j Treasurer Thomas Caljin. I Poor Heme Directors Wslliara, Douglass, r&torgc Delany, Irwin Rutledge. I Too r House Treasurer-Gtorce C. K. Zahm. J Aui.tors John P. Stall, Thomas Zt Nel son. Edrnr,1 U Dnn nefita. County Surveyor. Heury Scaniaa. V-oTOT..rm -Jauies S. Toi-d. - .- tf't. o Comrn.cn ScLocls-HesT? Ely, Eistr.ssiriiG bor. offscers. :i'c o the reace.--Dmid. Tl, Roberts r:ioa Kittketid. Burgess James Myers. Sehtol riirrrlnr Alirl T.I nvA . 1. :1 F. XcOH. 'oihui D. Parrish, Hugh Jones, R. J. WiiJa, j 'u j . jones. . E APT T BD. Cjntoi;eETan E. Evans. Tourn Council John J. Evan.-Thomas J. ,jju, John W. Roberts. John Thompson, p. ''Jones. i . inspectors William D .' Pavf 3, L. Rodgers, tye o Election biinxel J. Davis. ' WK8T WART. ' ConrtaAM.- M. O'Neill. . . Town CSwineiZ R. S.-Bnnn;' Edward 01a, Jbn A. Riair, Johft U.lThowas, Georg W. 'etorWilii'ain Barne. Jno: H. ETank cEUcticn Micbal Ha6&ft.' . VOLUME EBENSBXJRG counTiaG in the dark. "Almost divine, eh'?" thifik so." . A 1-1.. lU I 1 room. The above observa.ti.on3 were made by a coujje of gentleinea who stood di rectly ia front of rnc, and who had seeja the luir creature's faca. . . , : I am verv puscepttbla ta female beauty, and therefore, tn curiosity was slightly aroused at the meutiju of something ul most divine. . . , "Ah I good , evening, Ned," eaid my friend Bangs, oming in and tajpiu' me oa the phoulder, "Did you "tea Aiss Leightonr - '' "Miss Lcightoa the lady .that just now came; in '(" ' : , . 'jYea, doa't you kaow the Leihtou's ?" "No." V . "Whv, my boy, Miss Leizhton U the most splenuid woman in town the beile, in fact. - tjhall l make you acquainted ?" I was soon mtkiugmy prettiest bow, bo fore the lady aforesaid. , tji'e had daik, languishing eyes, that could -.sjiak the Ianjjtiae of . the heart much , more elo quently thaTt the tongue; a fice complex, ionrose and . lilly-blended ; a voice as sweet aa 'our loved one's, and a. form gotten up from the softest cotton, etc. jiy the way, what wou'd the ladies do were it uot for Votton ? liut I dida't think anything of .that kind, at that j Unio.i I wa-s doing my utmost . to .make fciytelf airrceablo to that be4n'r. .who. robed iu something .solt and gauzy, whicn i ao not snow CEiOU h about to even tell the name cm pecmed to nto if 1 may U5"C the ex- prf3-sio:i part blood angel. Then I was flying she had wings Or seemed to have over the smooth floor, with this fair one leaning upon me, to the 6miid of the music that, in tuy ccstacy, Beemed heavcidy. . '. I passed a delightful evening, and at last-Lad , the .pleasure of helping .Mis Leihtou into her trarriage, and securiuqr a Fmilo atida sweet . "Good night" ss the carriage rolled away. " ' " crt morning I suw Bangs, and my first fiords were : "Who 13 Mi?3 Lei?;hton : . ' "What, mv boy, has Cupid been up to his old tricks V ..-.Never tr.iad answer the question !" 'Weil, then, Ida - Ltighton - is .Jthn Leightoa's daughtex. The old gentleman is'w.ealthy, has h line house in town. Mia Ida ha.H a sister, older than she, who, as their mother is dead, takes charge of the household affairs and does the mother ly for her sister; who, considering that she is an orphan, ought to have the pro tection of eome nic9 Young man like your- elf No one as yet has been able to flua the tender epct in xdies.Ida's hcaAt. 'Twenty sought her hand to ain, A:.d twenty sought her haul ia vain, Wert- out and dida't come Rgain, In therdinary fasWcn." "I'm going to cill upon her. to dy," said I. . - Beware I Don't got entangled -in the nc.-hcj of her net, for feke'ii laugh it you thoTi." ' s ; . ' - "iJon't-make me faint-hearted.". "Well, go on, you have my best whdtcs," and Baigs turned a.vay and went whistling don n the street. An hour afterwards I was Viiting in Mr. Heighten drawing room. Ida look ed an lovely as upon the previous evening ; and the contrast betwecu her M3ier fijdly and herself added, 1 da not djubt, to her charms - : . - Sally was at least thirty years of age.- She htd looked at her face in the mirror fo many times and tried to. make .her immense mouth into a small one, that bhe had at last " settled it into an aggravated puci&r, and her bharp uose hung over it as some giant might bend over to iook into the crater of Vesuvius. ' I did pity Sally, for I knew, her face oaust have felt uncomfortable. ,. Ida was. very bocial, and w hen 1 1 arose to go I felt that I had aade aD iuJurus&iou upon her heart-. I.toid Bangs so.. ........ "Really, now, Ned, I must confess that I can't tJe it ", he ..said, taking oij't hi-j agar case auu .1 proceeding to weed. "You can't ! but I canv Don'tyou sup pose I c-hu tell ?." "'" . , "".. . "Well, no.- 'You pee, my loy," tret weman understands licr art to'', porfection. You'll s'ip up in your calculations,' and lako the arsenic-train for etcru'Uy." ,-t .. 'You- ara quite pool about it." f . . "Yes; I have hnJ several friends go the same road, and I'm tfcttiDg ".used, to it.' I always warned them." . -' - ' Bangs wa?u't congeniah as .leapt that time, and eo.I-left Liiu "a.nd-sought the solitude of ;my chamber,; ,. , . , , . SolirtWf I Bridget- wna waEhing and dustins, and"" had turned " every things" in "Ned," soliloquized I, 'you want a house of your own, and you want a wife to keep it iu good orders Ivll see about .: .' - ' It.. . ; - . , .". For two weeks I was with Ida tho great er part of . the time. Wo rode together, read together, and my love grew stronger, and I didn't doufct it was returned. But there was one thing that troubled me. I was, fearful, that Mr. Leijzhton would not consent, to his daughters mar rying a poor man like ruyseli. . "We can elope," thought I ; ."and hf? the old gentleman has a cork leg and the gout, he will not be apt to catch us before it is everlastingly too latQ." j But'hen,. I thought, Ida Vould'not consent to that. She waa altogether too p;ood to disooey her kind old lather, and so I must win them both; . . ; Bangs was better acquainted with Mr. Leigh ton than T, and. so I went to ask his opinion of tho chances of my. suit being successful with that gentleman. . , '. "Ned," . said he, ''don't borrow . any trouble at "all. " If you. win the 'daughter, I'll vouch pr the father." . "You 'think' I cannot do that." 1 ; "inctiy." . . ; " "I will show vou vour mistake then. To-night I shall lay my heart at her feet." "I want to know i" cried Bangs, cutting his linger on one side of his rasal oran. "Perhaps pu shall. step on it.- I don't think it would LjLsafe, Ned. However, I should like to go to a wedding, and I Lope you'll succeed." " ;What did I see ? A carriage passed rue at that . moment ; Ida was sitting be nde a young gent'.emau, her face turned up to his. I bowed, t but she did uot see. mo. . Tht-y were chatlio'g gaily.- What could it mean. ' . . - It was just in the edre o: the eveniur. I did not stop a moment," for I was deter mined to know the meaning of this. I would be at the house when Ida returned. and know if it was in reality a rival.; "I was hoping that, it might be a cJuiin for I could not believehcrfal.se. ; I could uot believe she would even eihile upon anoth er.. But then, how coufidingly ho was looking up to him. , .. .. . I hJ walked very fast, and soon found mybclf almost at the door, when a hand wa? laid upon toy shoulder. . I turned my! head, and Jiangs was standing before me. ''Take laudanum it's the easiest way." ; " He laughed aiid went on." 1 entered he gate, aid walked up into the "house. No one was in the "drawing room, and I passed into the library," w here I found My. Leigh ton.'; j ' . ' ' "Ida has gone out, ha3 she not Z" I asked . ' ' . ' "No, she i in the drawing room,", he replied. ;' ' . " I went backV The gas had not boe.n it, and it wan quite d bui on the ,liow it re lounge Sdvr Mus Leiiihtou." 1 r lieved me. - '."I thought 3'ou had gone out," taking a seat be.-ide her. "No. Sicter went out with Mr paid I, Pavis, 1 '.Uilli. i . ... "But haven't you teen out?" . "No." ... '"I thnujht I saw you," " : "No.- w . ' - -. . "Who is Mr. .Davis?" I asked. " , . "lie is an old friend of oars. Ho came from New York to day." "Onlv a fVicnd ?" '! believe he and sister are engaged to bo married. ' - . .- . - - That was consoling. I could hardly belicre'that I Tiad not seen Ida in the carriage, but. if Mr. Davis was engaged to Sally, I-had nothing to fear. j Tbe moonlight was i'tst stealing into t he room. That, arl Ida's bright eyes, was light -enough ', I needed no other. I iiardly dared to speak, fearing that it would break .the. Fpell, and the dear one would vanish l'ke the angels ' in our dream?;' "To night decides my ; fate.' I bent over her. 1 took her hand. It lay' pas's'vcly in mine. I felt her Avarm breath on my cheek. "Dearest ," I whispnrcij. fche pressed tny nana, it thnliea me strangely. ; J felt t he blood tingle in. my finger cnd?j arid shoot from my heart to the ip of my toes. ' 1 knew then that she loved mo. ' I stole one arm around her waist. ' ' - - ' . 'It is nefdleFS to fell my lave, dearest; you kuow it already." . ,"Oh,. Edward, this is too much happi ness for me !" ' ' ' ' " She flung herself opofa my breast, crying like a child. ' ": ' . ' . I kissed-'her brow ; I wiped the tears from her eyes; I aiprjed the i pweet dew off hor soft lips. , ' .'' Whe'n will yoo;be mtue?" I'ark'ed, when pli'e had become calm.. ' "When you will'darHng." 1 v : ." " ('hm. r nnr TT- win nAiT,tnr that wcuid not tiild to our liappinssa," PA., THTJKSDAY, APRIL "Bat I aw poor."' . : , "I.kaow jt,but father already regards you aa kin.ily as it you were his son. In us go to hia now; he U in' the library alone " l" ; . - ' We got up and went hand in hand to the library.; Mr. Leighton had gou.c cut. It was dark, all but where , the moonlight shone tLrough the windows aud -lay in silvery sheets upon the enrpet. " ' ' ; "We Will wait hero till he coiriea in," said my charmer. s .... Then we sat .down on. the eofa, and her. sofi chef'k was proeied against mine. I almost 'dreaded the comiug of Mr. Leigh ton. I waa very happy. I ofteu thought to myself, Vwhat will Bangs say," when' I fell him allv iuen I heard foojateps ia J tho hall, .shd,. the voice, of; Mr. Leighton. There was foiiis one with him. "Si.-iter ini Mr. Davis have returned." J-"Yes. X h'op-i they will not come in," ftnd adiknced to meet Mr. "Leighton, leaving Ida sitting on the sofal. ,;'..; , .The gawas lighted. , , . .'Mr. l.pghton," said I .''perhaps you have anil cipated the request I am about to make.: :"--r ' ' " - ' ' Well, veil, I don't, know what is it?" he f-ked, looking somewhat .surprised. . "You ruusfc ! o aware that my frequent visits to your house were for eoine pur po?e. ; "To fell the truth, I had not thought Lcnvthintr about it." "What! never suspected my intentions?" "NO.'- ' ' .. - lie litoked at the sofa, and then at me, while a look of 'surprise came over his face. - - ' ,"I think I begin to understand what it fdl ab.ut. now. But, thee, who would have thought it?" "Was it strange ?" " : " ; "Why, thunder and lightning, boy, she's old enough to be your mother '." Whatcouid lie meau ? I lookc1 at bim inquhiugly. It waa only for a recond, for Mr. JjMvia came in t tliat naotnent, acl Mr: Leigh ton tura'&J to him. 'What da you think is up ? Satryis going to be id. Frank We'll have tvra weddings, instead of oue'.' - . "Saity t i 13 taarried !" cried some one whoseVoice I knew then so well. - I turned round quickly. JSally was sit ting upon the sofa. . blushing like a tiger lily. . Horrors ! I turned again to see Ida stmding. beside ?Ir. Davis, almost ready to burst with suppressed laughter.. . "Why, what's the matter with you, my boy ? yon look pale," Paid Mr. rLc-igb ton. "Nothing sir," I managed to articulate. "Yes there is. Bring some water, Ida, quick he's going to faint I" They laid , me upua the sofa, for . I was too weak to stand. . "L-cave the room, aV of " you ; he is mine'euly !" cried Sully, beiiding down and putting that Jovely mouth to my lips. That 'revived me. I sprang up. The wiudo" was open, and without stopping to tay "(Jnod niht," I sprang through it, and did not stop till 1 found myself at Bands' door. - ' "Vhat's the matter !" cried Bans, aa I rushed inio the room where ho was git-tin-?. : ' -" "U'hsre's your hat?" - . "I've ieu that at Leighton's." - - ''j?var hat and vour heari. I suppose. are laying at the lovely Ida's feet." , "rn : worse thau that. . " "WO! se 'Yes. I have been courting in -the drk, and have oCercd myself to to O, je jo Is, that is rich !" Bav.gs threw himself upon the floor pnd rojled and laughed until I thought he would die in convulsions. . I lelt him in that state and hurried h&rue to pack my truhks. At twelve o'clock that night T took a prirata "conveyance and left tlie town never to return. , -I saw Ida's marriage in a paper soon after; bL Sally doubtless mourns for her lover as for one dead- ' Bocfiii. country editor denounces these, ufflictions upon him whojicglecls to pay the printer: May 243 nightmares trot quarter races over his stomach every night. , May. his boot3 leak, his gun hang fire, a lid his fishing lines break. May a troop of printer's devi!s,.lean, knk and hungry, dog his heels each day, and a regiment of cats catt-rwaul under his, window each night. May the famine stricken ghost of , an editor's baby haunt his slumbers, and hiss "Murder", in his dreaming ears. May his buckwheat cakes be always heavy and his calf-skin wallet light ; his taucr kraut be cooked without "speck," and hia rye coffee have no cream or sugar. In short, .may his daughter marry a pf.e-eycd pedler and his business fo to luio, and be go tr the legisUttire, ue nets I v. 1 hat about wcat & tne matr ' tJ I 11 ' 1 ' ' : f 2, LOU!. Kisses Sitting to-night in my chamber, - A bache'or frigid and lonely, ' : ; ; I kiss the end of. my pipe-stem . That, and that only. . Reveries rise with th? smoky wreaths ; . ' Memories tender snrrounJ me. Girls that are married or buried, , Gather around me.. Schoolgirls in pantalets romping ; ' G;rlitht have grown to be missej ; . Girls that liked to be kissed, and : Liked to give kisses. Kisses well J remember tbctn I Those in the corner were fleetest ; Sweet were those "on the' sly" in tha Dark were the sweetest. . j. ' Anna was tender and sweet : ' . To woo was almost to win her ; . ' 1 Iler lips were as good as ripe peache - i. And .cream for dinner. , i .... '-, Js'ell WR3 a flirt, and coqnettish : . . F-. 'Twas catch and kiss if you can, fir I r' Could I catch both ahwasi't'X " ; : A happy man, sir I ' . '. ' - Anna has gone on a mission OIF to the South Sea sinners ; . Nell is a widow, keep3 boardars, and " Cooks her own dinners, r ; -. . . Charlotte, nd Susan, and Flattie, . Mary Jane, Emma, and Maggie Four are "married and piamp two Haiden and scrajfgy. ."' Carrie is dead ! Bloom sweetly, Ye lnijnoiiettes, over her reat V Per I loved dearly and truly, ' Last and the best. Thus I sit smoking and thinking, !' A bachelor frigid and lonely; . . I kiss tho end of my pipu-stem That,' and that only 1 - - . Setter from Co. F, I3ld Pcunu. 'fls St. rutvlcWs Dy Tltti tlxe Soldiers. . . Cami heas STONKvas'a Switch, Va,," , . ! . March 18, 1663. Ccrre3pcndeuce of The Aileghanifin. , Y'cstcrday, the 17th, was the day set apart by the Roman Catholic Church as the festival day of St. Patrick,' and there are few saints - in their "calendar remem bered more reverently or more joyously honcrei ; there are, it would seem, few paint uuore'truly worthy of reverent mem ory and joyous hbuor. It cannojf be eaid that St. . Pittrick was an Irishman, but he ought to have been one, i;o doubt. ''The- man, Patrick, wa born, according to goodl authority,, near the site ot Ivilpatricc, at the mouth cf the Clyde, iu Scotland, in the year;o7-." The popular superstition or legend ascribes to St. Patrick the abolition of serpents iu Ireland, and of all venom ous .things,. by means of his crozier, or staff, so that that IMrn of banished patri ots' became aud remains to the present day a paradise without a snake iu the grass or under the roses. Whether this tradition be historically true, or this fact vouched for by natural philosophy, I do not care to say, for I am not an Irishman and "have ' never been 'there ;" but St. Patrick, who let the true light in, madn a hole (as an Irishman said of the window he 'was making into an. old cellar) to lot the dark cut, and tile things that Jove darkness ritae? ih'an liht '-because their deeds are evil" doubtless crawled after. Happy is Adam in the Emerald Garden of -the Western Ocean he can stay as long as he pleases if he only pay his rent ; happy is Bve wi Erin for there the devil himself cannot crawl. ; Irish humor and Irish religion frow together, and whether they meet in a tear vr a smile, they are from the heart and genuine. The rever ence of Ireland is heart-deep; it3 worship is from the fullness of the soul. Hypoc risy crept cut" under St. Patrick's" wand, with" the creeping things ; its words -arc are now the ringing coins-of truth. A bright morning for St. Patrick, and a full tide. of festival Religion and Love aud Mirth together,-without mask. -Patrick was a" gentleman, for, "Take him a fin all, We rer shall look upon his like again." Yesterday wa3 hailed with joy in the they used to do it in "the old dart." The performances were to commence iu the morning, but I was ua aide pj attend until after dinner. I arrived- on the ground jurjt as the l?t' horse-rape was coming off. It W23 a very fine sight, and one which I had longed to see. The race-course was two miles in extent, traversed with ditches aad leaps, , ten in .number. - The ridprs were dressed in the old country style green cap?, red sVifis, white corduroy knee breeches, white socks and red-top boots. I- could not ascertain who the houses belonged to,' except one the wjr. ner of the race which, waa tho property of Gn, Mengher. 7.. , . The face over, the catazcadc of efficers turned their "home" bea4 towards Genl army, particularly hy the J.nsu isrigade, and the corn is m bloom; and yet another ; :is it was the fixed intention of General chaotj and yon are iavit:d to pluck -and" Meagher, who commands the Brigade, to eat, if you have, the'appetito for that': celebrate "St. Patrick's day in the morn- which &eenn to have sprung from seeds inrr " in the rood eld quaint way in which planted below, of yineapd Green corn. '. NUMBERv27. Meagher's headquarters Major-Uencral Hookr headed the throng; by hi.i sid was Gen. Meagher, followed by Moj.-Gens. Sigel, French, Couch, Hancock, and sev eral others, and a host of Brigndiers, while ab almost countless throng of ' officers of minor rank -brought up the rear. They passed on to a large open tent, where bountiful .repast , had been prepared . for them. I took a position where I could survey the whole mass. I was surprised and astounded at seeing io many beard less boys in the group, with the -"sardine boxes'.'-on their shoulders, mingling with the grey-haired veterans, the heroes of a dozen battles; whilo their affected "ha'a" and "yah's" showed them to be nothing but a-set of conceited- puppies, elevated to their present position through tho influ ence of friends. .No sight has ever mors fully convinced me that honor is not nl ways given to whom it is due. After they had partaken of 'the feast. Gen. Meagher came forward and read tha programme of performance. -Before read ing it, be entertained the crowd with som wittv and liiimnrnns romirlro tcbb.b j - .v.u.., ft. . V honest Irish heart nromnted" I' could scarcely believe that that good-natured gentleman was tho invincible Meagher, the leader of that -noble brigad which was never known to flinch before the niot destructive fire,.-and - whose impetuous charges the breasts of the enemy could never withstand. ' The programme stated that there would be first a foot-race over . ' a half-mile course; next a race in, bag the runners to be tied np in bags, with- . nothing but their heads protruding; then a race to catch a "soaped pig" the ouly difficulty 'in' this case was. to find the -pig to soap ; next the experiment of climbing a greased pole, in hopes of seeuriug a prize placed at the top ; and, finally, a contest fvr the championship on the light fantastieioe The General told the crowd that they need pot for a moment imagine ' the duy played out, nor the night, edtJunr ! Judging from the." variety of. exercises, the extent pf .the. platform, and the num-. her of ladies I saw nfr by, I should think they would have ha ja good old time of it. Bat the fate of the day was against tbera. The fool-race was just over, and the crowd were gatbering-in anxious impatience for the race ia' bags, when Gen. Meagher rode up, sword in hand, crying out "Fall in, boys !. the Ilebs. are attacking our pickets, and will be down on us in - it few mimite3 1" Then and there was shown the strict military .discipline nto which they had attained, for n5 sooner were these words uttered than they gave three cheers for Gen. Meagher, broke for their teDts, and soon emerged each with, cartridge-box in one hand acd'gan in the other. Before I had time to leave the Geld,, the companies were ail formed 'and " ready to fake their place in line. They love Meagher like a father, arid would fight for him unto the death. - ' This "morning, news of the attack came to camp. Tern thousand of the enemy &U tempted to cross the liver oa our extreme ' right, but were repulsed by a portion of . Our troops. We took ono hundred pris oners. .. E. 11. W. Indian Jugglers. Some of the jug- . gliiig feats of a tribe of Indians in Texas." are described as follows by an officer of . the army stationed near the camp : The medicine man. or iusraler, shows you a ,Yoa few grains of common Inuian corn. ate called upon to witness the burial of the .corn in the "ground which js now frozen stiff, and of course not suppoed to be exactly in condition for growing: maizes. " 33ut watch the juggler.' , After, the planting, the performer, enveloped ia his blanket, bends over the. little hillock for a moment, chanting in a monotonous' voice a grand incantation in the Indian tongue,-and then suddenly gliding from' the spot, lo, and behold ! the growing;, corn plant , is seen springing , as if. by, magic cut of cold clay. Another chnnt in the same dull, unvarying mCiactono,, This in the dead of winter. Nor is this any more surprising toan many more of' the tricks these same men perform I merely ; paticularize this , one : as being easier cf description then some of them , of greater complication, . ' - " l,Tha Postmaster General has an-' thorized postmasters throughout the coun try to frank all official communications of ; Collectors and Assessors of Internal Ile? enue to their deputies and sssistants.' f v jThc fbllawng purports to Ie an epitaph jri an Italian graveyard : . , -c -.-,) "Here lies Estella, who transported .a. large fortupe to heaven in act' of chaf Lry and La gouo Ihither to ciyoy it'." " ;?