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Baton Rouge Tri-Weekly Gazette & Comet.
OFFICE ON THIRD STREET, OPPOSITE THE BRANCH OF THE LOUISIANA STATE BANK.,
VOL. XLVII.
BATON 1ÎOUGE, LA., THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 7, 1865.
NO. 30.
PROFESSIONAL CARDS.
\ J. a. kilbo'irnk,
./ C'llato/i, La.
J. 0. PUQUA,
Baton Uoage, La,
FUQUA & KILBOURNK,
Attorneys & Counselors at Law,
WIM. practice In the Court? of the Parishes of
Kast Brin Weil Baton llouge, Iberville and
f'ast and Went Feliciana. au,;l
mrs* & herkoh,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
COVRT HOUSE SQUARE,
Baton Bonge. ta.
WILL attend to all business in th»ir profession
entrusted to them, in this und the adjoining
parishes, and in the city of Ne» Orleans.
augl7-t
J. C. NTAFFORD,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Office, Cor. Laurel k Third Kt*, up-stalrs,
BATO« KOÜCJK. LA.
WILL practice in the Parishes of East
ilatou llouge, Went lia ton Kogge and K.mt
Feliciana. july4~0m*
R. W. KNICKERBOCKER,
Attorney at Law and Claim Agent,
H AR runde arratig«m»nts in New Orleans and
Washington City for the successful prosecution
and collection of
CLAIMS AGAINST TIIK GOVERNMENT.
Oflic» on the corner of Fifth and Laurel street,
augB BATON ROOGÏ, LA.
CLAYTON b . evatt ,
»Surveyor & Civil Engineer,
Office with R. W. KmoxutnocKisit, Ksq.,
Corner of fifth an<l Laurel itrcet«,
BATON HOUGH, LA.
WILL attend promptly to all professional busi
ness entrusted to h.m. augîiMm
W. W.'McMAÜ' & SON,
REAL estate brokers,
Accountants & General Agents,
augl2-8m BÀTON ROUGE, LA.
JOHN M. TRACY,
Justice of tfye Peace,
SECOND Jf TARD,
I'nrlsli of Kant IS»«nn linage.
OFFICE, COR. THIRD AfîD LAUREL 8T8.,
CP-BTAIBK, OVtR TUB 8t7N JHLUARD SAIflO*.
F. A. NEPHLER,
Justice of the Peace,
WARD No.iO NE,
Office at the Ooitrt lion««.
HAVING reaumed business, T am ready to at
tend to all business aril nuits, within the
erirliosl <l«lny* of the law.
apr8
JDR. KRATZ,
OFFICE ON I. A I H }'■ I. STKF,KT,
BETWEEN TinRI) A,V0 CHTTRCH,
(Opposite, Mrs. Jone»' Hoarding Honst,)
]un24-tf BATON jlOHOK, LA.
l»r. D. ITI. BROWN,
Homœopathic Physical & Surgeon,
[LATE OF ST. LOfJlB, MO.]
I> KSPKCTFUIjLY offer* his professions! Rorvice*
XI to the citizen* of Baton K^uge and vicinity
Ref>r«nc»-—Dr. Kollogg, of jiew Orl«itns.
Office, for the present,, at. Mrs. 8. K, Jone*',
'•Central llous«/' aug16~'lm
Dr, 0. L. McKitricji, ÊÊÉÊ
SU IMF ON DEN Tl jS T,
OFFICIO ON COUVRIltlO» RTRERT,
EPISCOPAL PARSONAGE BUILDING,
In the rear of Kpitcogal Church,
deciT B aton bouge , la .
UEOROE A.!PIRE,
GENERAL AGENT,
Offio«, on ThirtI Street,
BATON ItfH Iji:, I,A.
Will attend promptly, tho collection and settlement of
P Uli LI C AND PIltVA*TE CLAIMS,
NOTES, BILL» OF ÉXOHASUK,
ACCOUNTS, RENTS, ETC.
*<f All business that can he transacted by
Agency or Commission, promptly and fitiUifnlly
atUiulM to. raayTO
P. PER IlILL AT,
Watchmaker 4' Jeweler,
FROM GENEVA AND PARtft,
WATCHES, CLOCKS AND JEWELRY,
IIEPA1RRD AT SHORT NOTICE,
m tub vsar saaf sty mo,
TIIK LATEST STYLES OF JEWELRY,
A 1. WAY» ON HAND.
Lntuyrftf Streft, Bat«» Kou K ,, i Jl% .
»I AMES MoVAY,
ARCHITECT AND BUILDER,
BATON ROUGE, LA.
%%. Orders left at the Hardware Store, opposite
the Bank Building, on Thlril street, will be
promptly attended to. juiyl-tf
JOHN TILANO,
WORKER IN
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron.
HAVINfll established himself jtgain In th» above
business, In Baton Koug«, most re.pecttully
inf orms his old friends and th» publie generally,
that he Is prepared to do all work In his line.
All repairing attrmfed to with deapalt h.
Shop on Main street, uear th« OatholU Church.
augl-tt
Ji. Jackson,
COTTON BUYER
r-And->
COMMISSION MERCHANT,
CASH ADVANCES MADE ON
Shipments to his Friends in N. 0. and N. Y .
jQffloe Corner of Laurel and Th ird Streut«,
(tJSDKS Tllfl VKRAWDAH HOTEL,)
mi g 12 BATON ROUGE, LA.
SIMON MENDELSOHN,
DEAL Kit IN
GROCERIES, PROVISIONS,
Wiles , Liquor », Tobaecos , Cigars ,
—AN»—
family supplies,
GORÜKH LAFAVKTTt AMD FLORID* STROITS,
junt.lt BATON HOULE, LA.
JULIUS O. BOGEL,
COMMISSION MERCHANT,
A 3D OtALKR JN
Plantation and Family Supplies,
COK. MAIN AND LAFAYETTE 8TS
July 13 BATON HOUGH, LA.
F. L. TERPINITZ,
STEAMBOAT AGENT,
RECEIVING, FORWARDING,
and
COMMISSION MERCHANT,
FRONT LEVES ,
BATON ROUGE, LA.
JAMES McVAY,
HARDWARE MERCHANT
AND DEALER IN
Agricultural Implements ,
WINDOW SHADES,
WALI. PAPKH, ETC.
CALLS respectfully the attention of the
public to his large and excellent stock of goods
pertaining to his line of merchandise. II« be
speaks a liberal share of public patronage
Store on Third street, opposite (tie building ot
the Louisiana Stat« Bank. ju yl
J. KOWALSKI,
Laurel St., bet. Lafayette and Third Sts.,
IJKAI.KB IN
FASHIONABLE AND WELL-MADK
MEN AND BOYS'
Spring and Summer Clothing
STAPLE AND FANCY DRY UOODS.
KESPECTFULLY invites public atten
tion to his preiwnt an j Accumulating »took
In trftde, oonHisting of all grad«*, from the fluent
down to mp'Ilum, and low-priced
CLOTHING;
STAPLE & FANCY DRY GOODS.
Call and examine for yourselves his assortment,
which is the largest and best now offered in the
city, and on terms the most satisfactory, julyl
VERANDAH HOTEL,
Stephen Basilisto, Proprietor
CORNER THIRD AND la UREL UTS.,
BATON ROUGE, LA.
B oard iiy the da v. werk or month.
OOOO BHDS, KOOD FAHE.
And every attention paid to the comfort of guest#
%%, Thankful for past patronage, "Stbvk" re*
spwtfnlly Hol It its a continuance of the same from
his friends and the public generally. july27-tf
WASHINGTON HOTEL,
John fiass. Proprietor,
OmmiTE ACADEMY IIAI.L,
9t. Louis street BATON HOl tJK. LA.
*%.The best of Wines, Liquors and Cigars
kept at the Bar. july22-tf
SUMTER HOUSE.
CHARLES WIECK, PROPRIETOR
Corner of Alain and Third streeta,
baton koi'ge, la.
The bar is furnished with the very best
WINES. LIQUORS, CIGARS & TOBACCO.
A . BAUMSTAR K ,
C ABINET-MAKER AND UNDERTAKER,
Corner of Church ^ Laurel stre.eM,
BATON KOUGE.LA.
A O R * A 1j| V AlllfT OF
FANCY GOODS ALWAYS ON HAND.
A FULL STOCK OF
TRIMMINGS AND METALLIC G AS BS
FROsiPTt r ATTasniDTo. jo!y2~aiu
CORN A NI» OATS.
A NOTniSR arrival just stored, and at a r^no
il Hon In prlctw
J U W JOSHUA SEAL.
GROCERY
—AHI>—
PROVISION HOUSE,
PLANTATION SUPPLIES.
E. R. BBCKWITH,
TO/RD sr., corner of la urel ,
BATON ROUGE, LA.
CONSTANTLY ON HAND KVERT VARIRTY OF
PLANTATION HITPPLIKR.
Kf Planter» and others would do well to rail
before purcha ing elsewlierc.
Cotton bought at blgheal mnrltct nite*.
july6-8moa.
JOSHUA BEAL,
Corner of Tbird and Convontion S ta.,
BATON ROUGE, LA.
«£NERAL DEALER TH
WESTERN PRODUCE,
Family and Plantation Supplies,
SCHOOL BOOKS, STATIONERY,
PAN OY GOOD&,
AND NOTIONS GENERALLY.
PRICES TO SUIT TUE TIMES.
Term* Casta. julyt
M. GRANARY,
DÎC ALF. R IN
WESTERN PRODUCE,
FAMILY GROCERIES
-AND
Plantation Supplies Generally.
BEGS leave to inform his friends and
the public at large, that he will keep on i
hand fresh and fall supplies of all articles in the
provision line, which he will sell on term» to suit
the cash basis of trade. A liberal share of pat
ronage is respectfully solicited, at his stand on
Tbird street. julyl
NICHOLAS WAX,
J>KALK!l IN
WESTERN PRODUCE
-AND
FAMILY GROCERIES.
IS constantly receiving, direct from tho
West and other quartern, every specioa of arti
cle required for
Family or Plantation nw,
He has increased facilities for obtalhlrig supplies,
and Is determined to keep up with the demand,
of his customers, and to deal with tbem natisfsc
torilyon the scoreof quality and price—his motto
being
"Hnlclc Hiilr* and Small Prallt,..'
Mr. R. HOFFMAN, well known to our citizens,
will he found "behind the counter" ready to at»
tend to business calls.
Please «Irop in at the old stand, near the Court
House, where we shall bo happy to see you.
julyi-tf
A.
BLUM,
DEALER IN
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES,
PROVISIONS,
And Plantation Supplies Generally,
ALSO,
CROCKERY, TIN, WOOD h WILLOW WARM !
Store, Cor. Africa and St. Napoleon fits.,
IIATOïV ROUGE. LA.
DETERMINED to keep a full and well
delected stork of articles such as £<» to make
up a flr»t-rate variety store, A. BIiÜM hopes to
merit and receive an Increased amount at' pat
ronage. He respectfully invites his old customers
and the public at large, to continue their calls as
usu«i f assuring them of his determination to
please and aatisfy them In every particular.
july6-tf
(ÎAMILL0 QUINTBRO,
nEAi.J'.K in
HAVANA CIGAKS,
C1QARETTA8,
Smoking and Chewing Tobacco,
SNUFF, PIPES, ETC.,
Corner of Third and Florida streets,
BATON ROUCÏK, LA.
IN addition to his large ansortment of the
heat brand* and oualttin« of all articles in the
lin» of a Tobacconist, CAMÎLLO QUINTKKO,
keeps also on hand a choice variety of "Notions,"
such as flue Pocket Kmvet, Stationen/, etc., to
which he invites public attention, guaranteeing
to give satisfaction to all customers. julyl—tf
ONIONS AND POTATOES.
1 r BARRRL8, New Crop, at retail or by the bW
it) Prien less than |(t Mew Orleans.
J08U0 ARSAL.
,
a.b. AKoriKit. wjt. nmumeon.
ilR€HEK & HENIIERHON,
FORWAKDING & COMMISSION
3\<rP3R.aKCA3>TT3,
/—AND—*
GENERAL STEAMBOAT, COLLECTION
—AND—
PURCHASING AGENTS,
Tlilrd «trèrl, lin ton Kouge, La,
RKFï.li BT PERMISSION TO :
Oapt. 1'. [p. Pratt, I Oajjt Jno. McLelta, N. 0.
W. I). Richardson. | H W Tavlor, N. 0.
B. It. Beckwlth. Baton Ronge, La. ailglO
JAME8 J. ÜUNDASS,
WHOLESALE AN» BETAIL I) KALKE IB
GROCERIES,
WESTERN PRODUCE,
H int s, Liquors, Tobacco & Cigars.
* 'CITY BAKERY,"
CORN ICR OF MAIN AND LKVKB PTRSET8,
BATON ROI 6E, M.
35*. OTTO,
COMMISSION MERCHANT,
^AND—'
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
DEALER IN
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING,
OBOOERIES,
t—AND—«
PLANTATION SUPPLIES;
WINES, LIQUORS,
CIGARS AND TOBACCO,
CROCKERY AND TIN WARE,
AND ALL RINDB Or
IV E S TE 11 N P R O n U CE,
Received per steamers almost daily.
F. (frio respectfully announces to his friend,
and customers and the public generally, that his
store having been removed from its former stand,
adjoining Day's Drun store, to tlx large store and
warehouse building,
ON' THE SOUTH EAST COltNKROIf THIRD AND
LAÜRKL 8TREBTH,
He is fully prepared to keep on hand one of the
largest and most varied assortmems of the above
artices to be fouad in the city of Itiiton Rouge.
With his increased and Increasing facilities for
obtaining and storing merchandise, he is enabled
to meetall present and future demands, and there,
fore Invites the special attention of purchasers to
that faot, hoping by a spirit of accommodation to
please all, and to always sell on as reasonable
terms as the state of the markets will permit, to
secure a lib- ral share of regular patronage.
I'lease call before purchasing elsewhere
auglfl-tf
M. J. WILLIAMS,
WORKER IN
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron.
!
HAVING established himself in
the above business, in this cit.v, re
spectfully solicits the public patronage.
Citizens, Planters and others, needing work in
his line,will please send In their orders,and they
will be promptly attended to. Work guaranteed.
Shop adjoining, and North of Real's Variety
Store, on Third street. julyl
P. K. I'UtTYN. ROßT. L. PBtJYN.
PRUYN iSc BRO.,
CARPENTERS, GIN WRIGHTS
—AND—
Press Builders
BATON ROUGE, LA.
Orders loft at Jastremskl k McOormick's Drug
Store, will meet prompt attention. julyl-lim
Baton Rouge Marble Works
,1. SMOLLEN <fc Co.,
MA!»ttFACTn*KR8 or
TOUIBN, WON IJiUEltTS,
HKAD-STONlSS, MANTELS, ETC.,
Corner of Main nnd Chnrclt streets,
july35 BATON ROUIJK. I.A.
HH1NOLES, FOUR FOOT BOARDS
AND PICKET8.
THE undersigned begs leave to luform the cit
zens of Baton Rouge, that he is now prepared
to fill orders for
SI<<NGLI<:*,
FOtfU FOOT BOAHOS
A$I> I'ICKKTS.
Made of good sound Cypress,
Orders left at the office of the Gazette A
Comet, will meet with immediate attention.
ang22*lm OCTAVE ARB0ÜR.
FÏ.OUR ! FJLOIÎR !! FLOUR I ! !
BAKERS,
GROCERS,
PLANTERS AND
FAMILIES,
One and all can save time, risk, patience and mo
ney, if they will make their parchase, of FLOUR
fro ta ths undersigned, instead of, as now so com*
mon, sending to New Drleani. My stock of flour I
I» always varied and being frequently replenUh
ed, usually twice per weak, it always fresh
trial TOllclted,
augltt
JOSHUA 8VAL.
N. 0. ADVERTISEMENTS.
w, g. pirn i. h. LAprr«* a. buothis.
PIKE, MPEYRE& BROTHER,
BANKERS,
DKALRR8 19
FOREIGN & DOMESTIC EXCHANGE,
BONDS, STOCKS, COW AND
XTlSrOXTrtPlBlMT ÏSTOTBS.
OFfICK Oil DAMP WRKKT,
Between Canal find Common Streets,
New Orleans, L».
deelï-y
i. j. warren. t. w. as tAWiroRii.
WIRREN à CRAWFORD,
(Saccéssori to Warrru. GUlfrmre k Co..)
COTTON FACTORS
—AND—
COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
No. 29 CA80NDELET STREET,
julyll-6m* NEW ORLKAIVS, LA.
R. PRITCHARD,
[Formerly I'rltchard A Flower.1
COTTON FACTOR
—AMU
COMMISSION MERCHANT,
So. 5a Caroiidelet Street,
NEW ORLEANS, LA.
j|W 1 Liberal C,sh Advances and Supplie, fur.
nlshed on consignments of Cotton, Mugar, Ac., to
his address.
RefercncM »
Fcqoa A Kri.BncasB, 1 1'iftc, LAPKTfti: A BaoTini#
Ilaton Kouge, La. > New Orleans. La,
augS-6m
iUAVER BROTHER«,
Crescent City Steam Tobacco Works
Nos. 49 and 61 LAFAYEïTK HTREFIT,
Knie« Itimni—Vo. 51 Trbonpitaiila* St.
. ♦ • - —
M A YER B ROTHERS,
No.I TClIOIf PITOU LAS STREET,
BKTWEIÎN POVDRA8 AND NATCHEZ,
New Oriean«, La.
DKALKit» IN
j EAF k CUEWING, k MANUFACTURERS OF
Smoking Tobacco and Cigars.
A heavy well selected stock constantly
oh hand. july2!'-tf
NEW ORLEANS
CARPET WAREHOUSE,
19 CHARTRES ST RR KT,
Kettveen Ciiiial and <Ui«loniI>o,iwr.
We have on band and are receiving a large
assortment of
CARPETING OF ALL KINDS
MEDALLION,
VELVET,
WILTON,
BRUSSELS,
TAPESTRY,
3 -PLY,
INGRAIN,
VENETIAN,
HEMP,
COTTAGE, &c.,
FLOOR OILCLOTHS,
Of all widths and qualities.
MATTING,
White checkered and fancy.
WINDOW SHADES,
Cornices and Bands.
TABLE and PIANO COVERS,
RUGS.
MATS,
ENAMEL CLOTHS,
Of various qualities und colors,
COCOA MATTING and MATS,
HAIR CLOTH, &c., &c.
All of which we offer at moderate advances on
manufacturer's prices, for coiS.
Of)
augS-ly
A. BROIJS8EAU & CO.
FURNITURE WARE-ROOMS,
Main Ht ,, betwwu Third and Church,
BA TON ROUGE, LA .
THK undersigned Is now prepared to reselve or
era .or nil kinds of furniture and Cabinet
work. Will make or mend In the best manner,
and at. the lowest , figures, roa cabb onit. In tbe
Undertaking business he has now on hand a line
assortment of Metallic Casos, and ia rea ' y to re .
eelve orders In this line of business , which will
meet the attention usually given by the old Arm
of Piper A Bradford ,
aug» ERED. PIJNKK.
AT REAL'S.
,J 1ST ARRIVED
SOAP—40 boxes Cincinnati German .
LARD—15 kegs Leaf.
COFFRK -5 bags Rio and Havana ,
FLOUR—40 barrels Superflue.
BACON—Hams, Shoulders aad Bides .
PORK—16 barrels fall Mess.
CORN—100 bags White.
HAY—25 bales Western .
TEA—1 chest Imperial .
Which will he sold by the package or at retail, at
reasonable prices for the times.
july2.'> .T08HUA BKAL.
Cheap JAght.
JUST RKCBrVBD—An Invoice of first qual
ity COAL OIL which will be told at the low
price o ?$) 20 per Gallon, retail
au{S2 JOUICA «BAL,
lit«
GENERAL NEWS.
The number of persons in regular and
temporary Government employ at Wash
ington is stated to be five thousand.
The New York Tinu*' City of Mexico cor
respondence says the imperial feasts have
been of the most gorgeous description, and
the display of diamonds of fabulous prie»
was redundant.
The Bishops of tho Methodist Chnrcli
South assembled at Columbus, Ga., decid
ed to continue organization and have stated
their reason» therefor in a pastoral ad
dress.
Father Taylor, the Bailor preacher, long
one of the notabilities of Boston, ,died in
Brooklyn, Now York, on Monday, 24th
ult,, aired <14 years. He was a schoolmate
of W di . Wirt, and the oldest chaplain in
the navy.
Parson Brownlow concludes a letter
datod Nashville, Aug 12, to his paper at
Knoxville, with the following statement:
1 am now overhauling the pctiUous of
rebels to the Presidentfor pardon. Their
n antes are legions, and on each I havo to
make a report. Many of the cases are such
es ought roally to hang.
Major Geri. Cnstar lias issued an order
at Alexandria, La., ordering under arrest
iour Captains, twelve lieutenant* and sev
enty-flvo sergeants and corporals of the 2d
Wisconsin cavalry, for having endeavored
to force tho resignation of Lieut. Col. Dale
of that regiment, by declaring their un
willingness to serve under him, after he
had been restored to his command by a
court martial.
Tho statue of .Jefferson, executed in mar
ble by the late Virginia artist, Alexander
Gait, of Norfork, now lies in the Universi
ty of Virginia, boxed up,, just, as it earn*
from Europe.
A committee has been formed in Cincin
nati to erect a monument to Major Gen.
Mcpherson, who fell daring tho siege of
Atlanta.
The President has pardoned the follow
ing rebels : T. C. Bethel, of Louisiana;
Jonathan Worth, W. I). Mason, B. T.
Moore and T. K. Caldwell, of North Caroli
na ; John L. Schon und E. W. Sehon, of
Teunesseo ; T. J.HoulIe.ofNew York City ;
Win. H Bird, Win. Gilmer. C. W. Lee,
Krank W. Sedden, of Alabama; C. 11.
SShort, of Louisiana ; D. A. Görden, of
Virginia; Win. Bronson, of Charlotte,
North Carolina: and Benjamin Fitzpat
rick, formerly rebel Senator from Ala
bama.
Dates from Kingston,,lamaica, to the 7th
Auk ., are received. The Governor was the
subject of much abuse by tho newspapers
on tho island, for various offences which he
had given. Among other things, he waa
severely blamed for having allowed the
ex tfueen Emma, of the Sandwich Islands,
to pass though Kingston, on her way to
England, without any official recognition.
They claim that a new city has been dis
covered in Mexioo, all buried up and sonic
in a tangle of swampy forest, from which
no ono who went in ever came out again.
New York city crowds its population of
about a million into 55,000 houses. Phil
adelphia with lees than 700,000 people has
100,000 houses.
It IB estimated by old policemen of Rich
mond, Va., that not less than 20#0 colored
prostitutes have taken to street-walking
since the oocupation of that city by the
Uniui ^orces. Thcso poor wretches were
once Rspectable house servants, but with
freoJom came licentiousness, ana they now
fill the streets at night, polluting the air
with the vilest language.
The Emperor Maximilian has purchased
* r the Im
of Mexico,
printing presses ;
Ire-entfiiu
has ordered two steam fire-engines from
the same place, and is about to oontraot
with New York ship bnilders for several
steam ship, plans for which are now on
the way to him.
One lady on tho grand stand at the Sar
atoga races, told a newspaper correspond
ent that she had $28,000 worth of diamond»
in her hair, that she felt perfectly "safe,"
as no pickpockets wore within the gatoa,
and her husband had put a policemen be
hind her with nothing elso to do then to
see that lier diamond head suffered no vio
lation.
An iron-clad gunboat called the Tarn
end are has been built at Rio Janeiro for the
Brazilian Government. The Emperor waa
present when she was lauchcd.
A Saratoga letter, speaking of the ma
chinery for making up a fashionabio wo
man, says :
Pads i'or every part of the body are in
use. A device for puffing-out to a smooth
ness the winkles of the checks, called
"plumpers," has beon introduced.
B rownlow on J ohn B ull .—I have had
a lonjf Interview with John Bell. He ia ten
years older in appoarauce than when the
war began. His hair and whiskers are
very gray, and he is very much stooped,
and leans upon his staff' as an old man ia
expected to do. I treat him very kindly.
He talks very freely about the rebellion,
and in opposition to it. Ho says the se
cessionist« in the South are all lunatics
without any locid Intervals— that ia to say,
they are crazy all the time. I believe it m
a piinciplo in law, that if a lunatic bavo lo
cid intervals at times, ho is responsible for
acta perpetrated in those intervals. And
medical writers say that lunatics without
lucid intervals are incurable.
I accompanied the old gentleman to the
headquarters of Gen. Thomas, and after a
short but agreeable interview with the
General, wo went to the office of the Pro
vost Marshal General, where the old gen
tleman took the amnesty oath, and placed
himself right on the record.
ryAt a young lady's seminary recently
during an examination in history, one of
the not most promising pupils was Interro
gatod : " Mary, did Martin Luther die a
natural death I " "No," waa the reply—
"he was excommunicated by a bull.
ßy" A French critic, writing of Milton'•
"Paradise lost," says . "What's most beau
tiful in this Paradise is bell ; and in this
history of God, tha flnt put of that ia tti«
drrfl.,'

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