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W. S. TIPTON, STUT TH'BSDAT MOBX!0. Oh copy one year 12 00 Om oopx mi ittouth i 00 One n y three noutha 69 Single CotiM OS rperienoe hu taught m not tn prii.t a LcwrLjr on crulit. RVTrs OF ADTEKTISIXfi. INDEPENDENT IN ALL THINGS;! RESPONSIBLE FOR NOTHING. VOL. IV. CLEVELAND, TENN.. JULY 10, 1879. NO. 27. It trnlar falei of KtrartUiog, ft per future dr.t ioMitiuii, and M ontn tg fohgrqacut insertion. 8prtl contractu will be mnl for all a Ivor liauntnt for four iuMttlona or over. Trantient adnrtitcmenti alwajn payable inrWrly in adraure. Marriages and oliiluary notices, over one tqnare, charge 1 for at liaJf regular rates. AU Iceal newi 10 ecuta a lioe for each in sert!' 41. No notices inserted for leas llmi fifty cent. Willi White llnntl. Years aba wtnt about the worM, Lorely oyea and railing faeo, Dressed and scanted, gemmed and curkd Always queen by rbjht of graoa. All Uic timo tbaro wan a grave 'Neath the warm Italian iky, By the Adriatic'! wave ; Khc alone, of all, knew why. He bose dad lay lonely there, " Far from frienda and native land, Worked to uln a name to wear Till ana lit utw lis her baud. I.ove and longing, pain and pride, PaeMra first , and coldness neV ; When she went away he diod, Uaing frail, Intense and vexed. Bat the snow above her heart Melted suddenly one day, And, awakening with a start, She wrote, 'Ob , forgive, 1 pray, 'Allny ooldncn, all my pride; I, unwillingly, am true. When my lips said 'No I' I lied, 1 have never lovod but you 1' Weeks she waited, then t here- came Tardily from that far land A brief letter to her name Not hie fcjgnct nor his hand Jnct to say that he was dead : His light wont out suddenly. Brokenly she bowed her head : 'All is said and done fcr me !' Then remembering life, aa 'twero, Jnbt a burden at her feot, Heavily she stooped her there, Loathing what had been eo sweet 'And to-night there is a feost ; I am promisod, I must go. Might I xeo his grave at least ! Bat the world would scorn me bo. 'Well, it may be that some day, When I'm wrinkled, bent and old, When my hair is thin and gray, None will think but I am coid. 'I may do then as I pleaso, Gross the sea and seek his grave, Linger near it at my case 1 that slew where I could save !' Oh, she wan so fair that night Boft flushed checks and sweetest eyes, Shoulders so divinely whits And a voioe of low roplies ! Bat the while she bent her head In the waltz's rapturous wave, Khe was thinking, 'IT. Ib dead 1' An J, 'What llowers grow on his grave?' AFLOAT AND ASHORE. Nobody was in tho habit of calling Emily Travers a beauty, and few ever gave her a second glance in passing ; yet when yon happened to linger at the gato for any reason, and saw her stand ing there on the grans-plat feeding her doves, you wonld at once declaro that a prettier sight than that yon never saw in your life. But it was not Emily who ever gave such a subject a second thought; busy, bright, and happy as she waB, the whole world seemed beau tiful, and that was quite onough for her, without stopping to consider whether or not she was a part of that world. Nor did Norman Macpherson ever stop to think on tho subjeot ; Emily had been a part of his world ever since he had had any, and what tho world would bo to him without her wna something that nover entered his head. He remembered the day when, a little chubby urchin three years old, ho had been taken over the way to welcome tho new baby there, and had asked to see her wings ; ho remem bered when ho dragged her up and down the garden paths in his cart, and spilled hor. ont, and she refused to scream ; he remembered when lie wan lighting with Saunders, and getting worsted, how she arrivod upon the seeno with a stone be tween her two arms that would have been Saunder's death if it had happened to hit him : in fact, ho remembered no time whon she was not a part cf him self, when ho had not sat with his arms about her waist, when ho had not kissed her at mooting and parting, when ho had not loft every other girl for hcr,and wonld have been amazed if she had not weloomcd him as a matter of conrse. After ho went away to tho naval academy, Emily's letters were something that he looked forwird to twico a week as un failingly as to Wednesdays and Hitur days themselves ; and when ho made his flying visit home, it was to Emily that he went with the recital of all his hopes and angers and joys. 'Emily,' he said once, in a startled way, 'I beliove I Eay my prayers to you. ' Being in thin state of mind about sweet Emily Travers, you oau imagine his wrathful consternation when, on re turning homo from his first oruiee, hav ) ing been for some time without letters, and coming in by tho long window in stead of tho door, ho saw a fellow lean j ing over her chair a tall, dark, hand some man, handsome but for a soar across his fori head leaning over hor ohair and holding her hand, while her backward and upward gaze was as brightly fond as his manner was devoted. For a moment Norman stood spellbound, and aB he stood, ho heard Emily say ; 'Oh, how can you ask me, Howard dear? Ton know wo never, never onu be parted.' To think wns something to which Mr. Noman Mephorson never oondesoendod. He rather excelled in feeling. And just now he felt as if tho only thing in tho world to do was to knock this varlot down ; aooordiugly he took one step and did it. And then, seizing Emily's hand himsolf , only to throw, it f m him with a wild and angry outcry at her perfidy, he was gone ; and he never knew again where ho was, or what had happened, till be found himself on blue water for a three years' crnise, with plenty of time to eat his heart out, and profoundly convinced that he was a victim nf the blackest treachery, and that if Emily were false, then all the world was false. Six months of that bitter diet, with the swift, 'mod scone before his eyes, chang ing only to show the man falling, Sophy running forward with shriek, and Emily landing frozen to stone as she had started from her chair, and the opou hearteel and gay youth had became a taeitnrn and gloomy man, witbont a word to Bpare, ready for any dangerous service, and never half so pleased as when some black tempest followed them, and the thick darknoss shut them in like the curtain of death and judg ment that they were soon alxrat to lift. Yet when a twelvemonth had passed, his bitterness began to be something less in degree ; occasionally a ray of eonso wonld break upon bin gloom, and the thought would come to him that, after aM, ho had nover onoo spoken of marriage to Emily Travers in so many words ; he had taken everything for granted ; he had left the way open for any other beggar that chose to como along. Why, ho asked, had he ever doubted Emily ? She loved him to day like a brother, as 6he had always done. Loved him like a brother ! Not she, ho would reply to himself, when be had felled her lover to the ground, and had flung her from him like a snake. She had reason to hato him, he said : of course she did hato him. Life looked dark enough to Norman Macpherson at that time, and you may be mre that he made no effort to set things right ; but with tho persistency of his Scottish race, he fitted his back to beat the burden ; and when the three years' cruise was over, he made no visit to his home at all, but got another term of sea servies, much to tho relief of some one elso who wished to stay ashore, As for Emily, she had not been sure that night that she was not beside her self. Talking to the young naval eflicer who was going to marry Sophy- a secret she had kept at Sophy's require ment, ond concerning which she had often drawn on her fancy for Norman's pleasure and surprise when sho should be allowed to tell him addressing him affectionately, as she felt toward one so soon to be her brother, aud answering his threat of taking Sophy away by beg ging him not to part her from her sister, snddenly a white maniac with blazing eyes had appeared in tho window, an uplifted arm had fallen, tho shrkkiu.- Sophy had inn to lift tho head of her senseless lover, and Norman was gono. What it nil meant sho could not conjec ture, and she was too stnined to make the effort. She' went about as if she wcro a mo7ing statue ; everything seem ed to go on a long, long way beyond hor viow ; sho was waiting for n word that did not como ; aud when day after day and week after week crept by, and no ex planation came from Norman, nnd sho know nothing of his whereabouts, except tho official statement, she realized that her world had collapsed likn a pricked bubble, and sho collapnod with it. When Emily ciine up from that siek- noss it was liko ouo emerging from the lark valley of the shadow of death, aud some of the shadow still clnug to her ; there was a look on her palo faco as if she was gazing into a land beyond. Sophy wan married, and went nway ; her mother closed the house and took Emily to Europe, settling down at last in a lit tle town on the Mediterranean shores, whoro they could pick up their scattered throadn, nnd see if they were still Amer icans ; and the days went by so quiotly, with tho slow rising and falling of the blue water of tho lidoless sea like an indolent breath bcBide them, that they hardly knew how many of them passed. If they were not happy days to Emily, noithcr wero they entirely unhappy ; only there seemed to bo nothing to look forward to, and, except her mothor, nothing to live for. Nor was thcro any very giddy variety to Norman's days out of sight of shoro, the sun coming up and going down as if by machinery, and ho only glad to be in harbor for the sake of putting to soa again. One day, being in Asiatic waters, the officers of tho Aftuncck, that had paused on hor way from a raoro southerly har bor, camo on board, and as they stepped on the deck, almost the first person that Norman saw was a tall, dark, handsome fellow with 0 Fc.xr across his forehead. In an instant he had turned npon his heel, and was striding to another part of the ship, before he know what ho was doing, or could make up his bewildered mind to aotion in relation to this man, who must long ninco have been Emily's husband, as he reasoned. But he was not so quick that another foot did not como striding after, and a haud wan laid upon his shoulder in a manner that mado him wheol tbout at onoe. 'Well, Mr. Maopherson,' said the stranger, in a great honest voico, 'ac cording to all the laws of society, I be lieve you owe me somo satisfaction, and I have oome to claim it.' 'By all means, sir,' said Mr. Mac pherson, racehauioally, with a bow. And thon the stranger broke into a hearty laugh. 'And I won't say iiniing,' he ex claimed, 'about your. eTntrttge to your superior officer, but, by Jove !' bo cried, with another peal of laughter, 'It serves you right. Did yon suppose all the world wanted to marry your Emily, you ooEcjited monkey? Sophy was a girl much more to my mind, let me tell you. nopuy nas been my wife this many a month. And it was of Sophy that Emily was speaking when yon took the law in to your bands. I suppose, sir,' ran on tho stranger, 'that I ought to give yen a good thrashing ;bnt all the satisfaction I want is to hoar you nay that yon are ashamed of yourself.' And you may bo euro he had it. But thcro was no time for conversa tion before they were joined by others, and the courtesies of the exceedingly brief occasion occupied the timo of hosts and guosts till the boat put off again, and the Attasrrk received her own. But a letter to tho department, requesting a leave of abser.ee from his ship, went in to tho mail from the next harbor they entered, and the time that pawed be fore an answer came and tho request was granted was longer than all the rest of Norman Macphcrson's bfe. And al though be traveled homeward as fast as steam could carry him, to his frame of mind electricity would have seemed slow. With what elation he saw at last, the long, long miles having raveled out bo hind him like tho clearing of a tangled skein, tho lights of tho city stretching on all the radiations of its avenues I How glad and eagerly, two hours after that, he hurried up the street of tho little suburban town, picturing to himself the night of Emily, the sparkle of her surprise, tho next moment when he should feel her arms around him, the way in which she would forgive him, hardly daring to look up, his heart wan beating so. And when ho did at last look up, it was only to eoe blinds closed and paths overgrown, and the latch of the gate too rusted to lift easily only to find, with a benumbed sense of the world having come to an end, that Emily and her mother had gono ; and, as his own people had scattered long ago, there was nobody in that neighborhood to tell him where But after a few hours his wits return ed to Mr. Macpherson ; he remembered that tho family had friends, and from one to another he went then in tho fol lowing weeks ; but to no purpose : all ho could discover was that Emily and her mother were in Europe, but in what portion of it nobody seemed to know. For a littlo while he experienced all tho blae't despair of such revulsion from hope. But there was nothing to do. He cursed his ill fortune, and contrived to get transferred to the European squadron, and then began his search anew. As fate had ordered it, perhaps in mcctery of his impulsiveness, he bad not oven learned the name of tho cflioer who had demanded satisfaction ; he did uot even know if that officer belonged to tho Aliased: ; but ho wrote to one of his old comrades to learn about him if possible, and meantime he waited and Watched, Mr. Macphcrson's habits changed, too, somewhat. From never having gono ashoro, ho now never staid on ship, if ho could get away, when shoro was in night. Town after town he scoured, journey after jonrney ho manag ed to make, bank after bank he visited, at post after post ho asked. But he found no traco of what he nought ; and as the year closed ho paid to himself that it was of no use, ond that he was a mnn with a memory r.nd without hope. Still ho continued to go ashoro when in bar bor, although moro lrom habit now than expectation, sunshiuo or storm making littlo differeuoo. Ho had como ashore one day as u -ual, on the afternoon of the morning when the frigate entered port, and had taken a stroll through tho little town, and had lost himself in the upper part of it. Tho loworing weather of the morning had ripened to a drizzling mist at lost, and now it was raining in a steady down pour that the wind caught up in slanting sheets. He had, however, bought an umbrolla at some shop, and was hurry ing down to the shore and wondering only if he would And tho sailors waiting with the gig. The wind was straight in his face, and tho rain came fine as needles ; ho held the umbrella, as he bent to the force of tho gale, directly before him, like an African warrior's shield ; an 1 this is tho reason that sud den'y ho found himself brought to a standstill, an with a sudden shook his umbrella had interlocked with another, like two horned creatures doing battle. 'A thousand pardons,' he cxolnimed, gruffly, in English, before he bothought himself of his French. 'Do pray excuse me,' oarae a parcel of silver notes, in English too. And then, in another moment, both of the umbrellas were suiting ofT upon the blast and oareering out to sea but what cared they who now them in that gathering gloom, as Emily and ho were clasped in one another's arms, and life was whole again? They were married tho next day ; and although, a year after, Norman left the navy aud entered business, it was not till that morose man had earnod tho re putation of being the j oiliest dog afloat. Harper t Bazar. When after snnset tne oarth cools down by radiation under a clear sky sev eral degrees below tho temperature of the air, the cold surface condeuses the moisture of the air in form of dew. Frtdihut Nirtes. Fine worsted shawls for hotel piazzas are as delicate as laej mesh. Turban shaped English hats are close ly bound with gay, soft scarfs. Summer traveling dresses aro made without trimmings of any kind. nuramer casnmcres aro shown in novel and fancy designs and colors. lho trained dress has ceased to exist in tho streets, save for oarrioge wear. 1 rench women buy one handsomo dress each season and wear it steadily, Ihe use of elbow sleeves has revived that of black velvet bands for brace lets. A now bangle is a snake of silver fili gree with his tail and head tied in knot. Little straps of insertion now take the placa of pins to hold up children's sashes. Ihe mixture of figured with plain materials to match governs the fashion more than ever. Foulard wrappers are mode prinoepa shape, pied with a contrasting color, and trimmed with Breton. Jet is combined with gold for evening wear. Jot leaves in ombroidery are out lined in gold leaves with a very striking effect. ' Black grcnudino with damask designs, open work, and stripes of all widths will furnish tho minority of toilettes for the summer. Brown, green, black and blue water proof cloth with an alpaca finish is ad vertised in London. It is said to be very light and comfortable. The marquise cravat, of white India mull and plaited Breton lace, will be worn with light summer costumes; it enc'rcles the neck and is tied in a large bow under tho chin. The beaded lace bonnets to wear with various dresses aro cither close shapes, or elso they have Mario Antoinette flar ing fronts; these are most often trim med with wliito chrysanthemums, lily buds, roses, and a barbo of Breton lace. Harper's liazar advises a young lady to get soft white muslin, such as is called Persian lawn, for your graduating dress. Make it with a demi train and a polo naise. Oat tho polonaise quite long; thou draw it back in front from just be low tho waist, cttch it up in a full clus ter of small plaits on the hips and in the middle of the back, and trim it with ruffles of Breton lacs. Une with water ed or satin ribbon for garniture, without flowers, and wear very little jewelry Braid your back hair in two loops, and tiowith white ribbon. A foreign correspondent tlepcribes a rich dress worn by an American lady on hor presentation at Queen Victoria's levee : 'The dross is entirely composed of rich whito satin. The front of the skirt is trimmed with wide chenille fringe, with a heading of fine silver net, nnd with bands of largo daisies and green leaves in chenille embroidery. A band of similar embroidery edges the low corn ige. Tho train is three yards in length (the rognlation length as pre scribed by etiquette) ond is cut around the edges into large fc Ulops. At the np pcr points of each scallop is set a daisy with its leaves in chenillo ombroidery. Thin train is laid in flut plaits on the right shouldor and is clasped there by a siuglo large daisy, crossing the back of thocorpago transversely and being held down at, the left side of the waint by another cluster of dainien. This method of arranging the train is fnr more grace ful than were Wattcau plaits. With this dress was worn a full set of diamonds, comprising three bandeaux for tho hair, a necklace of flue single stones, solitaire earrings and portcbonhem bracelets. Tho regulation throe white) feathers and tulle vail complotos this rich and taste ful toilet. A Historic Country. Egypt was the land visited by Abra ham in search of food when there was a famine in his own oountry the land to whioh Joseph was carried as a slave, and whioh ho governod as prime minister. From Egypt Moso3 led the Israelites through tho Rod sea. Here Jeremiah wrote his 'Limentations.' Here Solon, Pythagoras, Plato, and many other Greek philosophers, come to stuty. Hero Alexander tho Great came as con queror. Egypt taught the world the use of paper made of its rushes tho papyrus, In Eypt was founded the flrntpnblio library and tho first college of learned men namely: the Alexan drian museum. Hero Euclid wroto his Elements of Geometry,' Theocritus his 'Poems,' and Luoiau his 'Dialogues.' Here tho beautiful Cleopatra, the last Egyptian queen, held Julius Ciosar, and thon Mark Antony, captive. In Egypt woto built the first monasteries. The Christian fathom' (Or i gen aud Athasian) controversy began there. The buildings which now remain are tho oldest and largont in the world. On the bank of its groat river may be seen tho oldest hi eh and the oldest column. Up this noble stroam sailed Herodotus, the most entertaining of travelers, and Strabo, tho most judicious. Indeed an the conntry is little moro than the narrow strip that is watered by the Nile's over- ylow from the river may bo seen almost U its great oitios and temples. The fishing season has ended on the Potomac, and the catch has been a fifth larger than last year, being estimated at 0 ,000,000 herring and 300,000 shad, "liaised." No barber knoweth whom he may shave, and the man who runhes into a shop and drops into a barbor-chair, without seeing wVo oocupi"s the next chair to the right or left may ret badly left, as a c ise proved yesterday. A sol id old citizen in tho wholesale trade was taking it easy, his face covered with lather, when In came a young man who flung oft" his coat, bounced into a chair, and called out : 'Hurry up, now, for I must got bock to tho store before old Blank does or he will raise thunder! Ifnng him, he won't even give a man timo to die!' Tho solid citixon turned his face to glance at the othor, and tho barber no ticed a reddening of his faco. 'Going on a vacation this summer?' asked the barber who was preparing to shave the young maD. gr'aoation! How in Tophet can I get away from old Blank? And if I oonld ho pays such a stingy, contemptible sal ary that I couldn't 1 (Tord even a rido on the ferryboat!' 'Why don't you ask him for a raise?' queried tho barber. 'Why don't I ask for the haud of his freckle-nosed daughter? Ho'd discharge mo in a minute, though he's making money and can afford it. If tho old by ena would have a stroke of apoplexy the junior partner might do something, but such chaps always live to bo a hundred years old.' Conversation ceased here, the solid man got outof his chair, took a brushing and sat down, and when the clerk arose from his chair and turned around snow balls would have looked blaok beside his face. He tried to bow and speak, but something wouldn't let him, and when he started to put on his coat he held it tails up aud collar down. He was still struggling with it when the solid man rose up, looked around and walked out, saying never a word. The barbers wet the young man's head and held cologne to his nose, but ho walked sideways when ho went out, and thee was an uncertain wobble to his knees. In applying for the vacant position to day, state what shop you shave at. A Brother's Tribute. The eloquent materialistic lecturer, Col. Rob't Ingersoll, on the occasion of his brother's bnrial recently, spoke thus poetically of death, although his remarks were not founded on tho grand old Chris tian belief which extends beyond tho grave : My Friend 1 am going to do that which tho dead oft promised he wculd do for me. The loved and loving broth er, husband, father, friond, died where manhood's morning almost touches noon, and while tho shadows still were falling towards tho west. He had not passed on life's highway the stone that marks the highest point, but being weary for a moment he laid down by the wayside and, using his burden for a pillow, fell into that dreamless sleep that kisses down his eyelids still. While yet in lovo with life and raptured with the world ho passed to silence and pathetio dust. Yet, after all, it may bo best, justin the happiest, sunniest hour of all the voyage, while eager wiuds aro kiss ing every sail, to dash against the un seen roek, and in an instant hear the billows roar above a sunken ship. For whothor in mid sea or 'mong tho break ers of tho farther shore, a wreck must mark at last tho end of each and all. And every life , no matter if its every hour is rich with lovo and every moment jowoled with a joy, will at its close be come a tragedy as sad nnd deep and dark as can be woven of the warp and woof of mystory and death. Cholera In Asia. Accounts from India state that the cholera has been making fonrful havoo among the pilgrims returning from the Hurdwar fair, and is being spread by them through northern India. Itis as serted that between 20, 000 and 30, 000 hill- men from the Himalayan districts near Nynee Tal died on their homeward jour- uoy. Several oason, most of them fatal, appeared among the Fifteenth hussars almost immediately after their arrival at Meerut from Candahor, and it is sup posed that the outbreak is duo to some men having traveled from Mooltan in railway carriages which had boon used by infeoted pilgrims. Tho disease has appeared in most cities of tho Punjab, and tho fear of the spread of the epi demic to Peshawar has indinod tho au thorities to remove tho greater portion of the garrison there. It is suggested that tho English government might well consider whether it is not timo to put an entire stop to those great religious fairs, seeing that they almost invariably form centers whence pestilence spreads throughout the country, and that the effective sanitary control of tho masses ot pilgrims asnerablodJiTHilmont impossi ble. ' A young fellow in Big lUpids, In., was married under some diflleiilties the othor day. Tho parents of the girl re fusing to allow him to see her, he had himself arrested for breaking into a build ing, and then subpieuaed tho girl or. a witness. By this means ho secured no oess to hor long enough to accomplish his objeot, by the friendly help of a minister. Traces of F.m People In the Territories, That which seems the most perplexing to tho antiquarian in tho fact that the ruins of Arizona, New Mexico and Col orado bear no resemblance whatever in their const motion to antiquities found elsewhere in our country, nor to those of old Mexioo, Yucatan or South Ameri ca, with one exception of the Casa (rando, twenty-five miles above the 1'ima village, upon the Gila river. Hero the walls and doorways slope toward the ceiling in a way resembling tho ancient structures of Central America. The Caea Grande has so often been described iu works of travels that all interested in antiquarian researches have become fa miliar with its appearance Its history must forever bsffle the curious. It was first visited and mentioned by a Spanish adventurer, Cobeza do Vaca in 1635, and later by Fadro M irco de Niza, in 1537, and was afterward vim tod by a part of Coronada's army, in 1510, who found it iu pretty much tho same state of ruin as it remains at present with the exception cf being several eto ries higher. Here, too, are found the ruins of the Montezuma canal, which is well marked for more thsjl twee y mileF, of immense size and admirably constructed. In the Gila basin aro ruins of other cities and edifices showing remains of greater magnitude thau that of the Csa Grande. The Pima Indians, who now occupy the valley, and were found there by the Spaniards in 1535, had no knowl edge of the people by whom these ruins wero bnilt, although their tradition at that time extended back several hundred years. In Arizona tho 'stone book' of geolo gy also opens its most inviting papers to tho savant. Upon the tops of the loftiest mountains are found water-worn stones, and fossilized shells, while many interesting specimens and well-defined geological etratas aro offered for invest! gation at almost every turn. Bee Stings for the Cure of (.'out. Several articles and letters have been printed in German papers of late laud ing the efficacy of tho sting of tho com mon bee as a euro for gout. Here is one of the latest of theeo communica tions, which appeared recently : 'I was lying in bed,' says the writer, 'Buffering from a heavy attack of gout, accompa nied with violent pains in my left foot, when I chanced to read in a newspaper an article describing how gout may be cured by the stings of bees. I at onoe determined to try tho reme.ly, and soon contrived a small box by means of which a captured boo could bo applied to the afflicted part. I then let my foot bo stung by three bees in succession, each bee leaving his sting bohind in my flesh. After a few minutes these stings were extracted; and when the pain caused by them had subsided I found that the gouty pain had also left me. On tho samo day I left my bed, and on tho mor row was able to walk about. For somo littlo timo my foot was slightly inflamed, and I experienced some burning sensa tion ; but in four or five dayn thin loft me, and I was completely recovered. ' ITKJIS OF UF.NKItAL INTEREST. Treasurer Dt J. Hondrix, of Lixing- ton oounty, B. C, bos defaulted to the amount of $1,000, and disappeared. Colleges Quarreling Over n Heest Asa Packer's will, recently probated in Philadelphia, contained the following clause: 'And to the trustees of Wash ington oollege, Lexington, Va., tho sum of $1,000. ond I also direct that the bond of tho Washington oollege, L?iing ton. Vo;, for $1,000 shall bo surrendered and canceled by the trustees, thus ma king tho legacy to that college $5,000.' A letter has beon received from tho sec retary of the truntoes of Washington and Lee University, at Lexington, Vu., saying that is the institution which Judgo Packer really intended to benefit, and the one whioh issued the bond now in the possession of tho estate. On the other hanil, the snperintendoi.t of tho Virginia Military Institute, a S nte insti tution, also Bituated at Lexington, lays claim to tho whole of the legaoy, nnying that it was intended for that institution, inasmuch as the $1,030 bond referred to wan in reality a bond of tho Virginia Military Institute, and not one of Washington college, whioh has been known as Washington and Leo Univer sity sinoo the death of its president, General Robert E. Loo. Feminine ! ices a Cent iiry Aim. It is not to be supposed for u moment that ladies of the present day resort to aitifloial means of increasing that native lovelinoPB which 'when unadorned is adorned the most.' Their great-grandmothers, however, thought difTiroutly; and so numerous had fomalo falsifications become a century ago, that it was doom ed necessary to introduce an act into the English parliament in 1779, whioh pro vides as follows: 'All women, of whatever age, rank, profession, or degree, whethor they bo maids or widows, that shall, from and alter this act, impose upon and betray into matrimony any of his majesty's male (ubjeots by paints, 1 scents, cosmetio washes, Artificial teeth, false hair, flpan ieh nool, iron stays, hoops, high-heelod shoos, or bolstered hipB, shall incur tho penalty of the law now in foroo against witchcraft and misdemeanors, and the marriage, upon oonviotion, shall stand null and void.' Veloclpodtats resemble the ages they roll along byoyoles. One bnycr atBimo, ilk, made 14, -000 by the late cotton rise. Tho I'micd States consumes annually 2,000,000 worth ol quinine. The cat worm is very destructive to the coin crop this season iu all parts of Virginia. Tho total number of emigrants land ed at Castle Garden during the first fivo months of tbe present year wa 10,5!)2 against 18)140 for the same iperiod in 1878. Tho allopathic physicians of Philadel phia have agreed to collect bill month ly, or at the cud of services in each oaso, and have employed a financial agent to attend to collections. General Fitzhugh Loe has resigned his membership of the board of visitors to the Mount Vernon association, and General .Tubal A. Early has beon ap K)iuted to the vacancy. Col. Alfred Shorter, of Rome, Gi., has donated Shorter college to tho B rp tist church of that oity, at a cost of near ly $100,000. It is one of tho finest edu cational bnildings in the South. The land in Ireland is cultivated by 000,000 tenants, who oc;upy an average of thirty-two acres each. There are 10,000 landlords, of whom 1,942 own two-thirds of tho whole country. Capt. W. H. Jnckson, a member of the American rifle team, recently won a prize and scored tho greatest r cord for 200-yard off band shooting, by counting seventy-two out of a possible novonty flve. Forty-six thousand two hundred and eighty-six persons emigrated last year from G?rmany, very nearly 5. TOO more than in the preceding year. The num ber in the past ten yearn is estimated at 845,24-1. Father Ryan, tho poet-priost, has re turned to St. Mary's eh ui eh in Mobile. Ho desires to have the quiet necessary for the arrangement and revision of his poems, which will be published in book form early in autumn. Great damage has been done by forest fires last week along the Like M chigan shoro. Twenty buildings were burned near Horn's Tier, and also a number near Ahnepoe, Wis. Many families are rendered penniless and destitute. A lad in New York who had been un der water eight minutes was resouod by another boy diving for him. After half an hour's hard work by Eurgeons life wan resuscitated. It is considered one of the most remarkablo casos known. E 1 ward Richardson, of Jackson, Miss , probably is the richest man in the South. He is reported to bo worth from S3, 000, 00O to So, 000, 000. Ho owns ninetcon plantations and markets about 45,000,000 pounds of cotton every year. A letter written by the pope has been published deploring tho now civil mar riage law, denying that tho church de sires to encroach npon tho prerogative of the State, but declaring that purely civil marriages aro doslituto of honest or sacred bonds. John Miles, a Mormon, was convicted of polygamy at Salt Lake, and sentenced to pay a flno of $100 aud bo confined in the penitentiary for flvo years. Tho cine attracted n great deal of attention through tho support of Miles by tho Mormon leaders. A party of railway oflioials traveling over tho Erie road made the distance from Now York city to Niagara Falls, 111 milos, in the fast timo of cloven hours and thirty minutes; the ran from Hornellsville to tho falls, 113 milos, was made in two hours. Elizabeth Rose, a colored woman of intemperate habits, threw her two-year- old girl out of a second story window in New York, and tho child's lifo was savod only by her coming in contact with a clothes-line. The nunatnral mother was held for attempted murder. James llryant, of Gainesville, Gj,, on his deathbed ooufessod the murdor of a revenue afloat named Cotton, two years ago, who mysteriously disappeared. Seoroh in tho spot where tho murderer declared the body to have been buried ronnlted in finding a skeleton with the skull crushed. The French do not know much about trotting, judging by tho timo their homos make. At a late international horno show at Paris, a match, mile and a half, to wagon, open to all comers, was wem u no better time thau four minutpn nnd fifty-two seoonds ouo and a half se- ondn log ger than it required Flora Tem ple to make two milos twenty years ago. A minister of Maiuo in accused of preaching a full conrse of tho Rov. Dr, Storr's sermons without explaining that his people wore getting tho gonpel at neoond hand, Tho people were so im pressed with tho force of the sermons that they gavo tho preacher a coll to their church. One of the young ladies f tho flook wan edified to tho extent of becoming bin 'wife. An offhor of the Humane society who has beon investigating tho transporto. tion of oattle from tho far West to tho Eastern market, finds that the animals are frequently flvo doys without foe, water or rest: jolted about the oountry, which causes them to become feverish, and thus impairs the blood, so that when they are eventually killed and the beef put upon the market it is actually unfit to eat. Of the large number of animals whioh die in transit, most of them Ond their way to sale, either as meat or cooking lard.