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PRA~I{,ARISH OF ST'. MAIM (AITTMAPAS) Li.t WENSAMLd ,15
LAND1C ADVERT11EM ENTS H~ w . just gIIzed Rt Ike'.. mou:& teeop -,.-. -' - - -
. ..-. LoEabggrd.
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S as tforSa.t. a lIrg- li t of the M'Int Select anfDeira,
mar Cud 'taOot ILetis. Vrs and Tracts of
.ando Attakapas and St. Landry. Tracts of Land,
- tUmnimlred, in Largrand Small Quantities, for Sale
New Iberia,Aprii-iit1jg7o.
A TRACT OF I4ND, WELL DRAINED AND TIM
RACYTA IN THEPOOE MI F PROM AOU
0 .n frpe :r o pal o 31re., ITrU on Lade eP,
Thre rg of hra . yl o a the plaee
Sitopimpo ved. o o
' , be.pa.,r, of At Mt rtina rpepts de wood!pq
'is -ttw 4dl )bab. cabins. a o36
A TRACT O ELETATED UNIMPROVED LAND
Ib Coc e 0 ieles m Bil, e mles nothwest of New
la-s~e. ' 11T0atatl raetrs, t with a small orchard and
awdl in liathio , au d Lfsf within t1wo mile of Nor.
ki12as ' la dlread, 64
r DE*IlALer dUoAl PI.cNTATfOs ON THE
Tes- , 4t. milesl bela. Nedw lberla. entaaig 400
.psuta . r mapeirse , 15dil uder fenesm an 70 p lathe
rioetlis aii.nu.-ad ale. aew CablM ; owes, ex cart
mk, rp , tO0 barrels of corn, fodder, etc. 65 on
borderinga the sea cmmstc, 20 acres.
I.iRANTAThN ELE.EN Miid FROM S PE- do
n loaws, near Bayou Mal oL 30t0aces, 110 encosed,
with goodasesw. w.cth[ ni.d o houses. 63
tim
SUGOAR P. ElNTATION r lTED IN FAUS&L dw
A PohrIe, 10 mits ef. Nee e".t a miles from lot
tin.,,u T one, e ag to. 216 open lana, 140 enidosed
anl in clthvation, 150 acres of good wood, 135 aces of
ci)rc·e land. A dwelling .0 by 31t feet. with three
ro -,n4 :a.d gllery., double kitchen, fowl house. tAe, ro
c;mrcriage , 3 doube Cabins, corn crib, corn ill,
stasles, roc. May be purchased with the lace, 4 uables h
I .,arr, a horse. de oxen farming utensils, half the
growing crop of eau sad cotton, and 1 arpeuts of seed _
I)' ,PERY CONTAISNING IDtx) ACRES. OVER
300 acresalsoed. This is overy fine losugaraf ot
to n land imrtuatod netar Barr's ua4ig, a 1 miles he-. -t
I,,w Vuahington on Bayou Catawbla. The improve- nht
ments are moderate with a new gi, house. 63
AFARM TWO MILES AND A HAL"F FROM NEW
Iberia on the road to Slt] Island 80 aere., a Ie
l.au without wood, all under fees, and ditched, ble
houses erch two 'oontes, stable, corn hcate, kitchen, and ros
other buildings: acres filantedlo cane. 16 loi
ATRACT OF LAND IN THE I'AilIi OFLArAY- A
A C1t0, miles . low the town if Vermilionvilli, 410
darpeuta, fron:lnm on Iayou ticrail:on, wood!san suitable
for ca sna- phlltc.tion. Cam s e purchased at a ery feet
SAII., F ()IE ilTUNIAED AND SEVENTY-!IVE i c-r
A aulents. aluost wholly above the flood of 1867. for- tst
s elf. improvora ts fair, about two rteles from Jean- -t
3eretsitx e riwv,-u sllebetlow New Iberia, frontiag on
L eayoe. eclue; ome choice fruit tres, fine-location for a I)L
rcoidlean e, pleasant iciglhbohiood anand healthful locatian.
- -- - -- - dd
AFAVRM IN ST. LANDRY. ONE HUNDIIRET AND ri"
arsixty acres, one-half woodland, tle other half pai- oon
rci,. in acres enclosed, good cyproes fncd g, a good vain
dwetligt , 4 rooms below stairs, and an upper eor3, out-.
hoa es, stales, et., and a supply ol good water. - A.
TRACT IN ST. LANDRY, FIVE MIILES TtOM a
Opelousas. 10 acres, 40 acrsu weed, d ztyde stahl
exellat prars. Large umbe, of pean rees Cun the a
plce. Can ho.porhd chep. 4,70
VALUABLE PLANTATION IN ST. La14UDRY a
A Parh, fe. tllesor wt of Opouas, of 10, A)
arpensra, 70 of which are well timbered, and the 10airie Iad,
portion of a superior quality. A commodious dwllijg carrj
with 7 rooms, plana 100 Ceet long, stables, bhalt, '' asbi
tensa, etc,, inpged an&se. Well adapted for canC. cot- 1,200
tes, ern, ct 30 in .i
8.ALL FARM THREE FOURTHS OF A IILE
er' m Persn's Brio on Vermlmoi bayoU, padi of
V'elio, and ates ~tom Abbevrlle, dt aS ape.'t
pms irt 95m spnte wood leid I Mles faruer of
A dwepiig WO fot slqare, 500 paunelsi aw fencescorn,
petAtoes, plows, etc., together with 4 creole hors. will
go with the ptbes at the option eofte pa ge5. 41
F RM WELL SUITED FOR EITHER S A,
' cotton or corn, in the parish oSt. t.andy. 12 es
from Opeloesa. on ayo Maillet of 91 wit
) 00 .rpenla of good waod lsac estaahgg l& Dwe g
e r.04 rooms and a parlor belew ale.
e t n f t~t 3 0 S b y 9 0 f e e t , a n d a n e t hi - ld h 'l 9 aC - A8
all new.
IJGARP ANTA35OFiJWL'AK 31E-!AL
sugar weoodd ieygii e ,ir , s it.º Ilira wih
six sees ell painte, the necessary Oat bedin with
thrree Iones for laborers. 200 hundred arprts in
edtiao. Seventeen in cane, 30 Ia cotton. ad the
aletnce in corn. iL mules anes d plpantation ipeenats;
ihe rol-:lp'a.4imm wrih the p*c.n, -- a
gives imuedieay'.t "t l M ld p snplnde uo ea/
* lnd.ih et a 7nemry svauts rior rie
by 3t feet, with F rooms, and giller. kltc en, .to
as 4other necessary eat houous together with enre
e bPA'IoIMtS OF TWO. T.OUISAND FLE LUN
plaoesasses~ ast dea'l hst.b Ta tseeast
Iens, M1 acmes emred, 10 sewlrs esai -lhthe
plae *4tae ate two goed 4mesMbts insswa labis, rio
sr, bar, et., and the remains of a brish angar
butdtati war. A Aas plaesaa Iap.
PLANTATION IN St. LANDIY PARISif, UR
;a ii" ee mstil sntl at...-.r"0p aeb.
the.prairi lnd of the est qlq.ty. It dait p
4welir.lextra for the ountry. a plasa 0 * long,
7 .. I... re ip..h , sand two room be M out
hon stables, barns, dIms ai/wel.e ANl in ex Hent
ordr Cheap place, nptella, cane and corn.,
tA*'h t VIT 1biAli'OF ST. MARTIN. ART
side of bayou Teehe,8 ales remmei e and
rour miles from St. y Warpoats ve h
seil, i') aeres eneles a with S S ,
servant bouse, stabsk ste., 14 largel
pes ros. e to be ld r division of
N*.
1,t ATION THREE MILES WEST PRO ST.
- .M sli me. 6r.westesiiw al h N eadof .
sad stoeashe i PrairIe Loy r sale with the
Dwellnt:E Aon, eubeL lesson gis with
power, all la weotlgAr, stables, etc.;_r
. . eoirps, 100 arlpset 5055. 3 Irts aoed
MALL, FARM MITUA a ON TUN ET
ne cc, Ib and fenIg, .a n fruit
This land lbmutheamei OhCbateogs 1. . 61.
r i s " Z*r i'6; ia idrA ,a
a#GNew Merl t~ra i~ed n p roe hundred
sand aui f. swamp, see
samd two nett s one thoanand
hundred oif elpastare l It is Sar land fe grer
r..e..eiseroj. hbe.ad.s i.yat }q a rare pen to
dmba pplanM6eqle elrt s ha
m bew pA rge ddlibal term part eat
a/.. sret. c 10
- AP~ c yet, toe L
..n.eAi.Suj,' dalt'aii h, .u.fbt waf.ll . o
,ar, w . four Mnred sad shy acres spec ad ar
good fens #M *el 4 - end aly acres vi
ara tieassenmep~r
rag, a..d Mue pa.sty.e .o yeir i Se
.4...a -.
--1ai aIto
wid near
aKew at
sRf
ef mu
U-~
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51 j IMPROVEO TRACT ?IPTEEIz MILES PROM
ad, Vermilionvile, L rpents near the line of the
S 1)I.nA TATtaI ADJOININO ST. MARdTlNVILLE
S east bio. Teebe, 500 ape-at, 400 ope and fened,
;r out houses, etc.
od
- APLAeNTATION ONE MILE euin tion; three
doEble eabans. Caorn bose 40 by I, moeher bhuling 90
by ti; the place has 2 arPents wood attached to It. 86
I DES(IRABLE FRM ON TRE TECII ONE
ot 121 arpents. A . ma- dwelling w -ith Noew, Iker.eb
-one double cabin, earn crib, stabh, sixty arpents uder
fence ue
Si PERIOltR FARM SIX MILES FROM 81' MAR
other biiudiug . Adjoins the
tions. 70
a.ILANTATION EAST BANIK BAYOU IJXHE,
six miles above ft Martlnville, 500 arpeats, one-half
timbered, balance arabcl, witb 2lu fteced in. Small
dwelling, 4 cabius, stable, corn crib, etc, 4 cows. and a
lot of brick. 71
j)I.ANTATI(ON ONE MILE BELOW BREAUX
Bridge, west bank Bayou Teche. 200 arpeas, 100
open. m10 wood, and 8O eypress timber, dwelling rooms,
I double cabin, a pecan grove. and is withinm mile of the
hne of the Chatta.eogl Raleload. 72
- s UEtMPROVED TRACT OF LAND IN THE
parish of St. Mary, 9 miles from Franklin, 6 miles
(eam the Teehe, 640 acres, fine land suitable for sugar
or tock farm. A desirable tract and cheap. 55
A FARM IN PRAIRIE GREOG. WEAR BAYOU
Vermilion, he miles below Abberille, f0 acres,
choice lnid, good erasing esmry, healthtul albate.
The laud good for sagar, eamte, corn. sweet potatoes,
gardens, peaches, oranges and other fruIts. 9
PLANTATION EAft BANE OP BAYOU TECHE,
SOne mile below St. Martinvlle, of 300 arpents sa
ble land. twelling house with 5 rms, kite , store
room, outbuildings, cribs, stable, cabins, sad a lot of
choice fruit trees 66
A PLANTATION ONE AND ONE4RALP MILES
SW est of Vermiloukvlb, IO marpeam eleammed iod,and
15 arpents good wuediald 1 larlg dwelling, 50 by 46
feet. with uiue rooms, 3 double lborer houses, brick
ch:mr.eys, I small house, 56 by 15 feet, with brick chim
ney, 1 mill house 54 by 38, shed room for wagees, with
corn mill inside, I large corn house and stable.,lt 18619.
two hundred arpeats under good fence and 1. cultivteam
-terms very favorable. 67
-)LANTATION ON BAYOU CORTABLEAU BE
tween Washington and Barry's Landing, 430 acres,
8)4 open, and 200 under fence, 200bushels old corn, some
fodder, 15 acres in cane, 25 in corn, machinery and mate
rials for sugar house, superior dwelling, 50 feet square, 13
rooms and 8 tire places, dwelling built in 1562. Other
valuable improvements on the place. 61
A PLANTATION ON EAST BANK OF TECHE.
.1 9 miles above New Iberia, :50 arpents, 200 cleared,
balance woiditnd, new dwelling 40 by 35 feat, 5 roems,
kitebsar 2 .ooms, stemeroom, 3 double cabins, emn crib,
stable 40 by 33, carriage house, chicken house, 14 acres
cane. Three good males, 3 work horses, It sheep, and
4,700 new pleux may be purchased wtb the place. 54
SUGAR PLANTATION ON BAYOU TECHB,
S. i 4|milen from New Iberlhoi 975 acpents,640opts
land, 9iwa d 144 e ePa mp, dwelling, kitchen, et
cerimage he snad abed saeerea s hd, d3abe bub
nbbasf oolfoeba, 'tufoes p eM4 ;f sued;
1,200 bushels corn. 14 mules, 10 nle eows, cart, farm- a
Iag utensils etc., my be perchsmed with the place. 56 lj
FARM ON BAYOU PETrITE ANSE, IBERIA
1 parish, 6 milesto.m New lberia, 100 arpeats eteel
buo land, 0 arpeats weed dwelling 30 by fOLt din.
Iasg hall d kiLcbh, core crib, ion hobeso corall,
a u m , 3,800 pleax inclosing 20 arpents. A nleepace,
sup cheep. 57
PLANTATION (IN THE EAST BANK OF THE
Teche. 8 v dm frogs New Iberia. li urpets arable
land and 70nd Oe weed leand, 1 dwelling laely rpaired
and neatly nished, 5 rooms, new dining hal, one p
frame laborers' house with fire places, I hbon. %T y 2I
caribgtaes.1 deeble MIHuse' hee 27 by ", ems
blacksmith shop. Stack and pleatitlon implementse au
'i ttl pýepa, f 7
UI,.bUTAT1OI N /LUNl ýOR OP NHW
L Iberia, mt Ih& Usuc-ed'e, i es, es all
c l e ar e d . f y la a n a t ,eve u e
neatly arranged. Four double laboresr begsu, table,
eerc and carriage boom with a few other mall build
Iags; this is c Atha,bs Improved properties b the
country; terms 61
A FPERIOUR U AR PLANT4TION AT AI8E
Saablla, fit tiL 1e Teee. 91 ailes at
New Iberia, 1500 seres, 50 cleared,balae tim
bered wit, sa.f wieed and eypree. o((eeiwahis "
out buldklgs ic era Rou..e, large un ., w I
coaollene r mra l '. pgUs stable, eare crib. l4 young
Kentneky mules, 10 yoke oxen. 100 hea fine cattle,
plowsee. Piae Fl high state l et eltivation. made 100
hoesheads smgarlast yea rom o 0 acres land. Superior
eed canc to plant 50 acres, twenty A 1 bands ' the
plae. 21
STRACT OF -LAND OI' THE PUBLIC ROAD
frorn Opeloas.s to tand Coteau, 4 miles from Ope
on the line of the proposed New Orleans. Ope
le.ass and Great Western Railroad, 430 arpenta. 135
is eotton, 05 cor40 under fecing for pesurare, 170
well wooded, and 1,000 acres near. fe whichL the
owner of the above have the privilege o obtaining
wood. w . hee A~i .jt .qgua, kitchen, ser
vents roe'l A SJ m.abS id le balins, smoke home,
corn house, stables, and a gin house and cotton gin, corn
4 yokeef oxn50basgeulichattleandalff the
rowing crop, A valuable place, godaoil, and cleap.
96
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tsUGRI PLANTATION OD RIGHtO BANK OF
Sayou Vermla, parish of Lafayette, I milee from
A i , oL . ,you, a8
in ctivie.., ethe al .nlosed us pature, A large
dwelling he' 42 by 4 4 ooms belw std 1 above,
dining hell. kitc , carriag house, stable, fowl house,
hogheads of sugar i hears, D acres of camne, 1,900
barrels oea for amle with the place. 43
APLAVTATION tIVE uILE *LOWrT 'OF NEW
Ar tesivt, astrpea . Bae:d .eas0a tS nte
Se 0 S c, ead als ci , and ereL1aies
agt/ tbh s9 yled at tooe thoan ARA St1
Iliaew ea hand as for sale. a large u mbeter
n d.n lse sneone ! eleee places adst
aatgr, with a schedale of prises, ltmas,
'ooedite releý . by brwadiagastampeedbeloege
.re . ... Bo.ra.u mrd sD a wLO basIIl
i twill ot
D rin a9 e * E them tIo dayns ees dweaer
ot' tsi let a ta ·allowed ia
aelp which wi e dry anp
l Edaer Agent, New Iberia, La
.M t''. 1 a A guaggese.
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peat hst a
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-nr pott' or r --- Slecttcb.
BY MRS. BOLToN.
ee A lesson it itself sublime,
so A lesson worth enshrining,
Is this--"I take no note of time,
E save when the sun is shining."
N These motto words a dial bore;
'r And wisdom never reaches '
To human heart a better lore
Then this short sentence teaches. 1
As life is sometimes bright and fair,
And note its bright hours only.
There is no grove on earth's bright chart
But has some bird to cheer it; g
So hope sings on in every heart, Ia
Although we may not hear it;
And if to-day the heavy wing
Of sorrow is oppressing,
Perchance to-morrow's sun will brin.
The weary heart a blessing,
For life is something bright and fair, etc
We bid the joyous moments haste, 1n
And then forget their clatter-
We take the cup of life and taste,
No portion but the bitter, in
But we should teach our hearts to deeme eu
Its sweetest drops the strongest; Ca
And pleasant hours should ever seem
To linger round us longest. he
As life issometilmes bright and fair, etc. oti
Since darkest shadows of the night,
Are just before the Lu1 ug, it
We'll patient wait the coming light,
All boding phanthoms scorning;
And while we're passing on the tide "i'
Of Time's fast ebbing river,
Let's pluck the bloesous by its side, Ie
And bless the gracions Giver.
As life is sometimes bright and fair,
And sometimes dark and lonely, :
Let us forget its pains and care.
And note its bright hours only. o011
faniiilp traing antib 'ews JIns.
WOUNDED FEELIN( , .
BY JAMES MAURICE TloMPSON.
Horace Crow came to our town about the
same time that Jenuie Bingham did, but we
boys, we youag man. I think I should say.
paid but httle attention to .Mr. Crow. we all
being tuered topsy turvy about the young
lady. Jemais was pretty. Ah, pretty can
not express it; shae was glorious. bewildering.
Ask Isame Loveless, be mann tell you, and if
you don't mind the trouble just walk over to
Abel Treat's store and ask James Ferger
son. James cleths at Trout's, you know;
the fellow with gray like whiskers is James.
Jennie had fair skin, blue eyes and yellow
hair. 8t*'lidn't have those things for noth
mag. either. She was rich, they said, and I
don't doubt it. She wore a heap of gcod
clothes, I tell you, a.nd they always fitted
her as neat as a pin. She stopped over to
Horaes Crow looked about town awhile,
and uMally went to board with the widow
Niblaw. down Butter street there, one door
below Dunkelnlaub's barber shop. That
fellow Crow was an odd looking genius
thirty years old perhars. tall, dark, broad
shouldered, and inclined to be fat like, He
had a big face. black eyt s and whiskers.
with bair to umatch. His nose was inclined
to turn up considerably. He wasn't a bad
looklug mau, unt at all, but he had a tender,
selfish appearance, you know.
In those days. our town was just what it
is now. We had no railroad. nor nothing.
_et we I l fun aboag occasionally, dances.
plays, picics. in which the old-folk indulged
as freely.
, OGuos eednlt blokmga oming to the
nib ot this story. The joke of it- war, all
weIllpwag.l eadover heels i -love with
Jennie Binghaw; yes. the last one of us;
ma too. I don't deny it.
But I'll have to tell you about Horse.
Crow. He lounged about town, and told
pretty good tteritsto such as would listen
to him. le was a good one on a laugh. All
fat men are. W+altl, es s people got to likLto
thL.q , t.4rlý a.[w ' of.that number
at all. ie was a coruosity in hiis way. liHe
could play th' fiddl.equal to a dancing ans
ter,.il&r#6d. t~lktacetms he could out
jump WY.4 e a :!eM aw. Fact, sir, Ihe
could leap twenty-nine feet at one jump.
If you don't belltveit. ask James Frrgue
son, be can ell you all about it. How a fat
man could lep~ aotivse is mor'a I can
rightly.,.ee t for, Iy. way.
Well, James Ferguesal, Isaac Loveless
and myarlf.4got neck deep in love with that
sweet liStLtebof as8ier Bingham. My
soul, but we had a lively time of it. Who
abodd ad :whoahoaldbt, that was thegame.
We three fellows kept in a good humor, so
hbueo ewt*ati epphsataeae went- but j cou
feiWtB d '~ ten glad ifthuintler had 'a
stra6t tioth of the other tao.
Neoboy ; tdi teltwh lbh she liked best,
me, tirJim, or Ike. She was just as sweet
as mad suga'i a alt three of us. She'd
-AR tl]rmee, ete'd dance with Iks, she'd go
' eg with Jim.
As I was telling you. we had lots of par
ties. 4ygsawb sPi.Japqig divided the.
time Ipretty evenly among us. She told one
she loved me, .+il_., one pretty May even
aI_ - u.-wat -d-- I . . to
kiLs JewumlI e aLih. put lao little hand
between her mouth and mine ead told me to
wait. Well. I waited..
$Wet L peated withJadeie that vseming,
it wesrwllke searing na -ay heart just
lis.-hb e gil.Yln.Mta . Somehow, ,
real... . ...
I' letrmm'OrIls *wllii llke .aimreanshw
larki'u. ll yedet by We.' bbr ,l,,ate
°o·iI im Femgatnom. Ile a , ingm l
_ ae." said he, jo
Svial. st o. s hand.
"l lt itd wluýsasid I, sgiwinsi
•",cigvatskt mme. tl fellow. I've tarken
-opels bt4adL'P -hb4ld ate tr low; i.a'n
blitg vaiealebiae meighty nigh white wrhli
lttl riea. . p
iIP9'._2Sndat
Aear, eo
just fazed at Ike's mroulk to Ace what wAuld
Come out lit-It.
''Jennie has told me she-."
'"'Loves me!" acid I interrupting him.
"Will marry me !".broke in Jim.
Ike stared a. us.Ireal uamaemrnt.t
SWhat the1"Wae do you two mean?" I
ie asked quietly.
"I mean that Jenie BiUngham has just
bean tellingr me that she loves me, and that
she don't love anybody else," said I. looking
triumphantly at the other boys.
"'Ben Crane, yea lie," said both of the
other boys at once.
"And what have you got to say about it?" I
suid Jim. turnining In Ike,arld gazing sharp- r
ly in his face.
"'Just this. and nothing more; Jenie and
,l u, L,,. g . . . "- " and
"Yes, JeasnieBiog ,m wh,t of it ?"-
"'What of it? [t'. a lie; that's "t..t: b
She's promised to my me, and l'll not de
have you talking about her." tb
"'Boys." said i. "ww'll have to fight." 81
"Yes, I s'pose we will," replied Ike. I,
"'0. I'll fight you both," hissed Fergue- sc
uol., "'I'll beat you two intb a jelly."
Just then, who should appear right it our an
midst, just as if he'd drea out of the ground, bi
but that Horace Crow! on
It was now night, hut the moon was shin- I"'
ing pretty considerably. and we could see sir
each other's faces vry plainly. Hlorace qu
Crow looked pleasauter than any of us. 0n
"Got up a muss about the girl, eh ?" said liti
be. looking first at one of us, ant] the an- ill
other. wi
"-What the thuud,.rdu you know about an
it !" cried Ferguesozt fro
"*Leavo here," said Ike to him in his quiet tai
waty.
"Yes, Mlr. Crow. you are not wanted fro
here," said I. cot
"I can whip all thrie of you," said Ie, his pla
Onse turninug up mcire hba ever. co
"Pitch in 1hen." w all three cried o,,t at s
once. TI
You Inast know IthItlu those days we'd all tia
fight ht tlhe drop of the hat, and drop thel
hat surselres, and tosay the trath. we didn't
like that Horace Crew a hit. He'd been hii
ha;nging around Jeit nio igInm-tty,. tel.
. ell, sir, no su.in,,r, jqd we said the wornds
'',itch in," than something huppened. anid
happened quick too, toI, if you'll believe
what I say. Just as* Ike Loveless; heIll you
tell you. So wil Jasaes Fergueson, over line
there at Trout's. hIP,
What happened. do-you ask ? Well, I'm
president, if I can rightly tiih, but that fet
low IHorace Crow. just ,eve himself a sort
of a flatter like. and tbee heavy, thudding
esnmds. something like.. mule a kicking,
went echoing arou",d . lt there. Ike Love
less was groauing awrq. ju side the door
of the blacksmith sltihlhit e .e had tum
bled against the anvil . Ar Jiua Fergne
son. he was holding on to that locust tree,
th1ere, with the blood .iWJta .,most in a
stream from his nose. - j i
Well. next time I a ,J tJu.ap,, ýNw ih
had Jenuie linghapz with hhes
Both of 'wm tier dr'i i b adii dl
They came, along close b lwas '
i. Crw adde deait 4 0 ,'11.
at a sweeping trot. I pick i -. It .s a
silver quarter of a dollar wrapp in abit of
writing paper. oa which was written in the
most delicate of all hands:
"To pay for year wounded feelngs.
SJlNlnl BINGBLAM."
Would you lb'liewe it, they had got mar
ried the evening before, and were ou their
way to the railroad.to leave for Mobile, where
they say, Crow is a lawyer.
Curious story, isn't it, e ranger Just
ask Jim Fergueson.
Miass M- a young Ielrcrea of e*osider
able attractions chitd to be seated, at a
dinner party, e-vt t geaotemaan remarka
ble in the ciroles for the brillianey of his
wit, and who had long been one in the train
of her admirers. The conversation turned
o; the uuncertainty of life. "I tean to In
sI.'e mine." said the young lady arUhly, *In
the IInpe." ".a th .pe . of :what It' aid
her admirer. "A single life f.airdly worth
insuring; I prpoaoe44a we. sbhould : innare
oar livs together, mdl. if .you have so .b
jeCtionl. I Shothitji pt4 the Alianee."
Sometimes when the French. villages are
invested by tlhe Prussians, inscriptfons in
German eripht the ýwerk .dth*e previous
Teutonic lodgers are found chalked 'upon
tihe outside of some of the houses. The fol
lowing were foiund in a town lately occpibd:
On onli house: "These are good peopo liv-.
ing heiet"' e~OlrW tti, *i'4 ct this hbonu;"
again, "Be kind to these people. When
they lhand they gave willigly.' Further on
"Good man, but icolding woman!" ".Bad
provisions. but good wine here. Over the
doomr in large letters was read: "'Cutionl !
Don'et forarge we, s.for' the pC6ple ,we'd
very kind to us."
A comic astory.i told of. Dean Stanley'i
parrot. which wi.s i great petl4f Ihe fam
fly. One <'~y Polly managed to open her
cage, and get away ito the consternation Mo
thu whole household. After a great searr.i
$aoe onme found Polly in the garden on the
top 'of an apple tree. ThPe 'wletsne" m now
was eommujioateod t the Draoea whn witi
lthe whloletf the iawal eadpest o, att nOce,
aciotpanied by Dr. 'Vagiana who wi
a mrge auam . be' ow hr, adiknted gravely
ldown on themtl andatid: "'Let aestray."
Sm". limadmslbre e .sat be adited. are
exceedingly nmoderate in thetir lttlr intligna
rtions. T'hu'. on the trial in San Franncior
of Oliver )uale. Sar enticing away the wife
9p' ce J. A. Irpgner, the injusd lhuhaniti.
heing apes the stand, etsled as" fllows:
4I came in at times etd fit(iet hiv.e (eales)
arms ammd mwy ite's we. ,t. kflaag her,
and using r. dtr.mig lstamtna tol~ I did
e ot widh to lay hAnds on him, bet ! did not
thin ~tglgij tq prym "q atsi My littl" to
be, won. red at that It wife houtld run away
of what is not "quite proper." doi grqat
credit WhtiM S&taWt 'i r i.1
0+
P'RorTKCTri Rmpt)1rmnx Plitt.-- wal4L
omnposed of lime, salt, and nome sand, or wenul
is:ws,, lnt ow-in Ithe ordinary way V1 alite,
washing. s amid teedee Othe. roof flifty-tfl
ipre. safe l ainit taking >r%, froems Iftllig
oindersmew tlemrwie, i u ea.M 'f fire iam thk
vicinity. It apy. the expense a heuilr.-el
Sfld ipib preserving influ.'nce' e9a'm t i'e1.
,.tfect*lhS,;r wabthrtt&l older idaled ,,m"r.
weaths, he stear A .tialei are gee-I*-rlly
r 4tsne e.tr.f~r . .s yu.jA ir ,. cke, l.
TtI am app" atie. - ,pt.4- by wetting nsim i-ll
Slet, lhit , -hi' sel'.-. :s,,e titn st *re at l . toS,: "
I• ber fllsin:vap st r.-lrksad. leirsm.a i, tid-.
L it mos forever.-(Fireman's Joaral,
dldd Rorrors of the 'exas Froalt i:.
I We know nothing it the rec.rds of Ii
dian barbarities, since the selttlemlet of Aun
erica. exceeding some of the recent occur
SCoes on the Texas frontier. The fIhowih.
are aome further details of the recent 1uE
t sacre of 1i family in Wise county:
1st In the night the Indians entered the homlse.
'at Mrs. Paschal sprung from hie bed where
ig they welt all sleeping, fell on her knees and i
eommenced praying. °"Good Indians spare
e tme with my childrenu.' .
They shot her in the mouth, and killed
her with knives, shooting the bed full of ar
- rows. the children writhing and twist lu. in
blood, taking some of them and dashing,.
d their heads against the walls. window and
'l.n1.- t-_".. • ^.. ,6;11-4 ande ......... ,
They then shot three srr,,ws d.ee ino the
- breast of sMrs. Kieenan, dragged hr on the I
t door shutter they had out dowu. ,i the It
the ,d6, or.... . .... .. Eut d 1o h ' .
She was cognizaut of all that passed. and
lay in that sate with the dead :'d dying all 1
scattered around her. t
One af the children had its bowels cut out, b
r and the arnm, and the shoulder, severed from It
his body with a knife, and his body dashed ii
out into the yard. One of the women slip- o
l'ed an infant between the beds. and atlther I
small one was so secreted a to lit very i
quiet next to tho infant. Th'lese w,.re the l1I
only two that escaped unhurt. ()lue of the i c
little boys about eight years old, after be- V
ing severely wounded, jumped out of the d
window in the midst of the tumult and hid. al
and after the Indians left he carried water itl
from a lake. about two hl'ndred yards dis- tl
tant, and gave to the wounded ill nighlt. hi
Mrs. Keenan tried to pull the arrows fe
from her breast, and twisted one out. She at
could not mauve her baby. and kept her a
place on the door shutter all nIigrt without a
covering. She lived twelve days. The '
suffering sle endured cannout le expressed, fr
The child that carried the watlr could be jpi
trailed the next day by thm blold. Onle of
the little girls, about six years old, was found nmi
holding the litti- iinfuat net ar tlhe. r, next ion
mnorting, and was crviiig. sayintg the Idians br
had killed ma anid little Willie. That sume E
evening the littlegirl who was nIursinlg died. fr:
SII'lGI.ING A FloUSE.-James Ii. Was a
young man who commenced life with very
fine prospects, and a wife and chiMl seonml
blessed him. Unimppily. he. hec:.ue by
slow degrees strongly attached to stroung
drink. and--to make a l.ng story short-I
soon became a drunkard One night he
lefthis wife il tears, as was toe, eci.anmca.
and repaired to the house of ia mn:: who scald
the poison, and drank so much that he sank
down in a s.rt of tulpificatlol. resembling
sleep. All his companions lad deserted
him. About midniglt tidui l hlandlolrd's wife
came ilto the rnoln and said: ""I wi.-h that
man would go home if lhe lnhas one to, go to."
"IIHush! hush !" said the lar.dlr. **HellI
call for something else directly."
"I wish he would haste anbout it tlhen, for
it is time every boaest perel a wee it bed.'.
"He b taki the akgstmSaul f hhi olo
rn." paid t
At this time J.attras calne toa his right
senses, and commenced rubbing his eyes
and stretching himself as if he had just
awoke, saying, 'I believe I'll go."
"Don't be it a hurry. James." said the
landlord.
"Oh, yes, I must ,o.'" said lie, and off he
started.
After an absence of some time, the land
lord met aad accosted him with, c"IHallo Jim.
why ain't yea been down to see as ?"
S"Why," said Jim, "I had taken so macny
shingles of my house it began to leak, and
I eave-Jone it." The astonished landlord
.ent home to tell his wife about it. James
has ever rince let rum alone. antld at
tended to his own business. lie is now a
happy man, and his wife and cllildraen are
happy too.
Whose house are you shingling 1
A Ehtgago Times correspmndent writes
ftwm New York about fuanratl: "Tl'he pre
sent innovatioa is to lay the body upon n
oouoh, dressed in its scousttmend ctlthitig,
with a pillow under the head. Tihe position
is usually that of tile right or left side. and
the hands are arranged in ,some easy or
natural positioni. If the dead is a Iardy. a
handsome shawl is thrown over tihe fi;ure,
and, if a tma, an Afghan or silk quilt serves
for a covering. Flowers are in the ra,.nm,
but not is such abstrueive nbusdauso as to
make the odor of these beautiful things
hauut you forever afterward. 'Thle funleral
is announced and the friends and acquainlt
ances are invited, through the public Iriats.
to be present and take leave of the allarted.
No hearse and no coffin affronts the sight.
sad hll the blamed with those traditional sen
setiment a high afftrightd our chdilish years.
As many days afterward as the, cndition of
the,reaains will permit a fetw of the nearest
an I dearest ar invrited to assist in the sad
ceremony of burial. Loving hands lift and
owbier the casket, and tender ones strew
the earth softly above it with flowers: and
lperilhap some favored wrappings ,of ItLc
dead ant added to lie betwee.n the '.elst
Whisk .usuasly falls st heavily acnd har.hly
,pow,that ctlwr dust that is so dear. No
earange eyes witness this last sacred at
tenlion to tile departhed. uail nim, uei-ry of
a i h"..n-el«l1i.t I . --1
'or s ram etitaemnt .
May the honest heast werur. kwew dis
tress.
May care Fe a stranger where cirlue.
'e-sides.
May "hmp Mbind these whiear honor
emllenot.
May actr ptmdcee mere as n riedsa but
emable es is Mo ahit eut their mseiStance.
ay seetlmest svWes be hlesVritCrd by the
,tugae ..e it.. .
slay our halppiness bhe alesorr, and our
vet lasting. '
May time meile.* _eojealjgi Alety ense
lea.tate the fhewsa of fortune.
May the tear .femaalhility never erape t,.
Ielay the road of plrefrment be faCould by
accne bukti.tlios wht deserve it.
' 7 .litte:iberl hand anwd free neces- to
theparse m afplenty.
may tmhe impulse el gedreily never be
clheLked 1iy ti- Mower eofecessity,
...l, e always fouge whel, we forgive a
SJeijsry.
y the feeTirg Ihear; locs. w tiess firteae
the tither ctals 'a.
Sayodw et eqanti unaealtn"l for the deci.
cieacces nf fortune.
May lIae. be t( physicianl when calamitI
.tiA.il* disease. I,, cfir !c - -'
a aee-a.n le Vhwkieaumrsee crc- I I icml cl
8cott.
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Curious Presents to an American Lady in
Pail3.
L1
ILn- I t aill
ur- It will b. ll in* ,, re such d rtai.- of want
and u lri:g in 'taris as are recounted i:
tin tIllowing letter from an American lady
: will be uninterestingt:
S"L has gone to die w vith the Consul G n
Pr- ral of Pays li. and I staid to write you.
ad I have had a ,lt if curious preaetals but !
are .ot acc eptable ju st uow. G eneral it. gave i
ane te-a bao-,s ,f sardadin, ·. anda hs paromuised
ed no-,situ dei iiled h ai. .\laqid Ja. a half i
"I- pound t Io lrsh butter; Mr. \V., tihrcee salt c
n hears , ii Ilece ot salt iork tlh, -ize tf your
ig latnd. i quart of br-an. ad a quaart ,, ai..
id pound of bad butter; ;ll..i half ai dozitl t,t.l
b utter aj fay nriis ire worth ay oney
Ierrtg not to be boughtt; Dotatloe...fif.
I" re slwr iet, only fivei francs. an
d .*General R. has invited us to go and
II stay with him. and as we are at the top of at
the hoase. and as they have conmaelnced fa
, bombniarding, it may not be very safe, and I
n think we maiy go. The city is desolate look
id ig it lightl. a- there is Lno gas and but fe-w
oil lamps- Still the city is quiet, andl we.
r Ihear of au murders and roboeries, and we
have no police. People have stolen. du-iug
this ibt-,su cohl, all th:e wooden fences, and lit
cut down some trees. I hear the IBis de li
Vinacenues, and Bois de Boulogne are con- an
deamnaed; also the trees along the Boulevards.
and. sadde.,t of all, the I'uilieries. Alas ! h
the bea.uty of Paris has gnRIe. I do .0ot Pt'
think I have ever suffelred with the cold as I hble
have done in the past week. I sleep in a Eý:
feather bed with fi,ur blankets, it silk cover, tl
-sand two large plaid tshawls, besides wearing ant
a flauaelj tcket, with ftire night and day iu tht
iaay roan, and yet have been shivering. '"
Th'ley say over one thousaad men have been sui
frozen to de.ath. It semaes at peculiar. cold. atei'
piercing your var, t:marrow. te.
As to food, 'everythintg is eaten; rat, n
mouse, cat, dog. y ak. elephanlt. g",At, horse, will
uwale, donkey, etc. To-day we had a small rte
breakfast givet to us as our rat:oans for three n"t
of us tfotr tiiee days. tllas are, I lear, 200 aIti
traans uaie-ce, and fe-w at that lprice. Our I d'
greatiest trouble ni,,v is fuel. You see I fill sitr
taty letter with ou: wants, for thlat is uIearly ai
all we. tlink of nowv: and. besides, what else iha,
hatve I to tell you absut ! We are not al- thl-i
lowed to write political news, and there is the
no otht r. t lh,
Ii 'Ii
A good story is Il!d about an old hunter
- ho used to trap "ioit Melisehead L:.ke, of
thi- rnme iof Ellis. Ills reputation as a
Preat hear hunter extendled far and wide.
sev.ral years ago. when bear skins were
very f.as-hionable for sleigh robes, sportsmen
abanrt thin. lak- in the fall would engage one
of Ellic. and. tes ite oll man. was poor. would
pay for it in advanuce. He had bargained
for one in this way one year. and when the
first snow enme, started on with his gun,and
so.l came apon bruin's traok.- He r.e all
Iap hl1iwet overtUila Us. uhteamptd at
l6th o I*k Ahdat W sku'.4 abe ae'z$
qute stiff and sure; Sover.. ,' e an
other start and ran till well nigh exhausted,
when in sight of brain, who had stopped a
few minultes for refreshment. but upon seeing
his pursuer started ,ff at full speed. The
old man took ai.:. and fired. hut bruin did
not stop. Fee!inz too farl gone, to reu on
other step. he shouted with all the energv of
desperation. "'Yau nay run, and run. and
be harged, but there aei't a hair on ye that
belongs to ye, for I've sold your hide and
got my pay for It."
TEXA.; AND l(ia: C 1:ARACTr:8.-A writer
in the Galveston News claims that Tepams is
not as bad as she is Ia;i:ted:
There is a story of a Quaker who. being a
man ofpeace, would not kill an offenliaug
dog. Said lihe, "I'll aither hit thee, hut will
give thee a bad name. "*Mad dog! mad dog!!
mad dog!!!" Thereupon a crowd gathered
and stoned the poor beast to death. Some
such proceedings has beren g',no over with
in regard to Texas. People have been so
busy giving us a bad na.me that we have suf
fered all the cooseequences of deeds that we
abhored.-Tlhe re are hundreds of thousansds
who regard Texas as a land not iany re
moves from the Society I-lands. where mis
sionary hash is on the bill of fare of every
first class boarding hou3e. Tell them that
Texas is at mn: al country, that churches I
abound. and that Sundcty schools are esta
blished in every village, and they will set
you down as a travelling romnocer. They
think that a cargo of bin i knives would be
a certain venture were it not that
purchaser of the first would use it on
the capt in. of the ship bef.,ro that ole
cer had time to sell a socuend. All sorts of
stories are totl a'bout us, and not a few are
behlieved, And yet Texas is as moral a
State as ever this blessed Union possessed.
It is true that peon the frontier, where law
and law oflicers are unknown,. there are
deeds of vihledoe; but in the settled portions
of the State there is as much order, as much
reverence for law, and as mueh respect for
Ini as iln any ither ase-elti overn which the
bl seed ntnrsand stripes iloat.
**-·· --
I~lts-\lucK's IN 'yi'ors.-T-I'h IlHarii
-l-lfht; 411111T. .. allcy are quite as Imestile'
te Germanly as the rest of their eountrymeil.
might y"t hoe expected to aelopt s'mem more
sensible means ,of displliing their aimunsity
than the irresistible IlIotspur anti se.lf en
sltitutel Mlinister of war. S.Weill the count
be disappointed in this anticilatliwe, there is
little doubt that he wouls try to settle with
the lemanpartists. Ger'rnany has a Fr,-mli,ci
army of ibutal 400 )0() lenO in her keel'ling
Many of the le'ading generals in this gt,aldly
army are willing thi stake their fertuna.s ",o
the attempt toe re-estailish a Naspoleonice
throneg mals, tf , h younger officers, it is
trues abhor the iie-n. but the rack and file
s,-em divided, and nimpue the whole, rather
indifferent. The, r.iualevaneant of the dy
nasty does not necesurily meal, the rein
statement of Napoile.n "Ill. It would, an
the Contrary. seem tlU t Ih Elnperaºr is much
mnere natiious t- secure anet!her lease ,of the
th:ea he has beePwobliged to c;aeenate f, r
Ihis son rather th.r himself. At any rats,
tI a part he takes in th ,tegeotltaIioNs tlait
-are going ol is es-.t t;at of a m,.vereig., in I
F treaty for JliSd ersotal cs enmn,-re., lie 're- i
fers regarding himnself' as thuu 'auolitial ad
viler of the Empress Euge'iou. whno, h '
appear~still to consider lie..'t. . toe I;,
only legitimate, ruler of F'rene.. Shluldl
t* bedea be prWpitiwus, o', more e,erre..tly.
should they be rewsdered Sn by tt obstinaey
dI the repubtikau Lhaders, ee will alst likely
coiea$ himas4f with ihe dlignifia d role vi,
tlatleer1C ' thea t Iltl,, e -..nre.~in. :al leet.-e.,
the re-t ef Ii- ,: • il ce,.ela.l. -at .t ;n e., ... e,
t'tire.nmctAn ne iie ral .reel..n. - 'ihi -
we-- .ver. ii rt'.1a1', t a' i, Ie- ,r i: ,.
,t.ieon heelis to dCal with, Couuit lie:.e
has no mind to abate his terms.
A M.odest Law,-er.
, , ' , pt.- , ,f ., i,.,.; flit .r . i. .
. , , itt-r.
kee itr liy iii ej,
'V'h e it v iekhc:r." a tott,,.t ,pecul;ftor
i became iovh-,ied in trlti;,. witlh the rvenu.
a nnd military au!thorities. which ri vlIed iI,
I ehe seizure iof his cotton. Tha General's
presence in tli city was know.,, and his Ie
'ti ihleit pr le,,tly secured by the sieculu
tr. (hl exarlin:tniu, it was shown that n,
fraul ha'! be,,. lt"rlef-trate,1 or inteniled, it]
thie (Ge,, rl s,,i had al:l the furmnalhiti,. pit
right,. ',t! e it.,in released. The s.el" ,
" iat,,r - t ,, oe {,r,,.'eli 1.d ft lia,!, itifi,r,:,hI1,
Sill the G., ral tihat it wart be pUt on I,,:lrn
tlI::t ig!:t. an i tih:.t he would .ee hiin it the
11(t1i; ,111,g. "ll(' h n ril i lh
ant Iight, d.batin,, will, hii .,f n h,.th,.r
,r t e sh u ti h' a him :t
,dy o were lis respti ii ithiiiu . II.. tuL,,agh,
dthat lie Itri Plel ret feared t)
I _ it. Morning ca( a1, in] f',u I ihil aitl
•u. ,lnheclhed. Donning his chlthe;. {i, st. i ", I
>ut forth, and. ntu urtll , . t,, -, the
ve levee. ve, where lih , a*. was1i I i
ed was to take the i ot:i t No rtiN 1, if, , ,if |I
ailf iing the levee. ive i , art, i I.
eit cli."nt, who .aidt:
Hwoirk y"o ll d fir "ll.e l.ater',.l ' "
nn;.......... ; • ,, .'II ,,uee wlLtt{.. huti .rs o,,,
Id i he tI; tirail itioked : l qui: e speechles
of at fir-t. but pir,,::;l',ly recove.red himself ..o
d far as to reP ly:
"'I 1g oess you h:ad betterlac , it ,, n (,th.,.r'
. t was L.!i o+, . The Gei.erthl ins rtlel tl.
; xxyv hundred,' iI h Ii p ck,t. and ki,.lly Iv i l
d ,d i y ."li ,i ( it,.. ,other party.
liIrv:s's l'AI: "TALK.--AI intelli" ',t
I,'tt'r from Georgia says the iiggv.-t of ,;i
leIeu Butler's hibunder. i* his Bst,-on coihti.h
andl Aaliauib a t-air speech is :liht the South
would be glal of a cha;lnlce toi rtll" u iihr tilthe
old flag a;ali:ist EtnaIld. Tie SiIthI,.,
t' peoph felt ,heiv iad reaott to hate Bf:tlhr
hefurie--lnw they despiise him,, A war with
England wo,,ud b particulailv ditastroni, to,
the South whatever Iiight be its final result,
and if ther,- is anIytlhiing ai to,ide the ear,-th
thl t the Siuthl,ier , piiple on,,,'t want, it is
war. Their experiene.' io tf}i line h. Ihi- e
suflicienit to la.t for the present genortation,
and extend a .ctil-ide.ra~l disHtalnce ilto t he
next. N 'tling but ;!he accomplish,:nilt ,f
an imnpou-siblity, tlh ah,'rrat ion of memtr v,
will make a war popular in tlih Siouth fir thi.
Inext fifty years. T'he So~uthern iper,, pl do
i t wi-h Ito fight under the old ting or aly
other. If they had thir *"chlice o,f fl gs."
I ldoubt if they would clhoose, the st:trs ail
sti.,*s. 'They coruusir tha.t the entrover-y
alout t',- Alabain ttiui.s, is ,ite that En
glaitd gt into by tryin hgu to helpI thew in
th-ir st'atrugle with the nati. i, iaad ii, this
they are not for wrong. ! it strange that
they should not want to turn aronul atid
fight England, for what England dii to aid
tthem, in what they considered at de:itht
st ruggle?
T1'ih Missiseippi Central thus describ, a a
recenut narr.-w escapei from disaster on the
Cnutral Rl:ihnod;
One night lastwe ,.k, as the south hound
passenger train urlived in the ni'ighbolhood
of Duck Hlill. the engineer discovered an ob
struction on the tra.ck in ti:ac to have the
train stopped to prevent any beeoage.. On
examinat-na it was found that a ted.lap
pahed.as eean plased across the Ii~' allk
mneaelyit tad byi t tij. i.- gyp ealw -
doubtedly have btcia the caOi had nottlie
engineer been as vigilant in his duty.
On the' same night the north-bound train
came in contact with the same telegraph
pole. only a few hundred yards from where
it was first discovered, statldiag nearly up
right in a lri ege. with the end slanting in
tiho direction of tlie train, which struck the
engine; but as the e.u.igineer was running his
train e; utiously and slhew at the time, the
concussion was light and no damage doew.
Aiad yet a l;ltl. further on, anotheer pole was
discovered lying across the track.
TRIlaLOp 'rrFE FLYIN~; MACalsl."-W
copy as follows frown the San Fra.ncico
BJlltin of the7th ult.
The e,.wly illveti.d llHing nacihino was
put into, operution ye.rt.rdaiy with c,'sider
ahle succes. Wh -n every thing ws tight
ened and got into good rumnning orler no,a
the prolaellrr arranged to cuese etevation,l it
was just 124 o'clock. The fire for rt-ing
steam was then kitaled, and in on enionte
and a quarter steam was opeln-d. At. 12:47
P. AI., the machine was cat lohNe. and the
propellers started. Slie thea rose .Inst
gretoefully in the air, amid itlt cºerra of th.,
crowd who had gathe.red to witn,.y the aSs
c-nsilon. The machil:e was gui.le.d hv cords
attached to both ends of the htlhe':,. 'and in
the hlsnds of persons on the graend: She,
ascended about fifty feet, anl veiled Slong
iabut a ,lock. W1hen ae wis pWeled de4wn to
have her bo.iler rtplhishlted. Ag:ain sh,.
arose. this time to a hbis'.t.,rtf about twoi
hundred feet. All the machinery quegected
with it worked tli ttl e perfect salifaýtlion 4.i
of the inventcr. who intends to 4d Ie it on
public exhibition at somnne lac, f. 'l whicih
notice will be given. The nanto given her
is '"America."
.\ naughty IRadical i. rtsp,,uasih.le for the.
following:
Two years ago,, while Brick P,nm,.i-,y was
one day in his san'ctum. he, was vi.it-,l by a
Belpti-t clergyiuiia, who had just return.,i.
from n oceantl v.iy'age. The clergyIman halil
lios' all of hi- hair. and the sun reflecting on
the s-lt water hadn mad.. hi- f" e of a bright
u..artet colar., ael ipro.lrcm l a fine iineso,,
blil.r olr his non. P f r_ m oWn... I.l
A Iemocrat fr.o, I'iiennsylvani:a enteredl tit,
room, in sC-areh of l'.m,,-ir.y. Mitaking.
tihe clergyman for the editor. he brought
his open ha s1 withl a lenvy thud oe, the, 1e ,
ibhed skull before imn. "'-1)-n yea. rick,
',ti boy, how are yone" he exclailned. I"1
never eaw you befren, but I kaew vei, by
your d-d old bald head anl red n.s,.! \,
body but a goid cld DI)emocrat could get up
suolh a color as that!'" TIhe cer.gvm :
blushed as red as possible. andl assire.l tih.
stranger of hi mistake. I.l. w.-.-, a .,,,,d
da ri etmbarrmaseed.
".MA:K TwaIN."-A- Western Eta]kt.h'ae
tells the stor) of how laisi fa ous haUmel ist
oltai,,,d his nomn d ,plIme .,f )3L. Twain:
"i 'rm-ni used io write the lip river .r,iemns
nlld occasional squibs, and ihavisi Irtlitt;n a
humorous sketch of an old river pilot, lie in
quirOd ..f .JIhn .Morris, now .telwwiil of the
!lie11e Memphis. ktiett na,.e ihtald he sign
to, it. (hte of the tl dek hmldi at hlmt time,
h.lplmingiii to Ibe h,:ring the lead, halloed
out umark Twaiu,' maleanilng the depith*f thel
c water, when Cgkltrans eatlalemgde, Tha's it;
Sd.Irk Twain is my name." l'his sketch withl
his. new name at the b-uttsi of it fugul :a
place in the river deparlntent of tihe Rlepub
Ienu. It proved to be a decided hit iga.nl wa.
o ttet.niively copied by Western journails."
An e.terplising girl of twenty, liviis:' i, ar
A!tlmt. llinohs, has enntr.ected with iut r
hlther I.e di! himtg : w.-t. :, t -e-., rat t,.
'ent' , a leei,. It i r'ss.mg i. . ,*4 o . wt- I-'.a !
ge"et eunl,(r zro'ie.ue l atel t it :t...i ,l ,,," e ...
Il -- t -e., t'.r.,. . .; I;e - ,, ,i , ca ... :t. L
Shole since it was commenccd.j

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