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' Tmbh times of sorrow and reed ' i r ; H Timoi to-raalce htorU of adamant blood; w ; Times thai a:ep to have been decreed To chasten on r wayward nation Fathan and broUera thinning: away ; Bread growing acarcer erery day; Famine to pinch and sword to slay ' -Tis a woeful situation. ' . u. ' "; ;' " Bnteven as Kcro, in days of olJ, . Ucmoyed, hoard Roman firo bells tolled, - And saw the "ma-bines1' that rattled and rolled To the pcene of the jp-eat disaster; The while ho rosined his fiddle-Low, And played some classic "Bob Ridley, Oh!" So we make merry while all things go To the dickens, faster and faster I III. Parties, sociables, visits and calls, Operas, hops, and Russian balls, 'Mid broken pillar and tottering walls, , Enough to bewilder a body; Silror and gold, and gems of the mine, Satin to rustle and silk to fchine, Feather and fuss, and frippery fine The paraphernalia of Shoddy 1 IV. Carriages flash through tho crowded street, Flunkeys in livery stiff on each seat, Buttoned arid caped from head to feet Most solemn, m:ijestical flunkeys; - -And"ti-jer" to lot down thi ntepa with a bow, Learned only tigers, and heaven knows how, Dressed op in a fashion. I mnst allow, Li bo that of the organ monkeys. v. " ' J The ladies who walk when the weather is fair, Show marvelous tastes with a marvelous air; Nothing can bo too sp tended to wear, Too gaudy, too line, or too funny; For credit is cood, if prices are high, And a government nod or wiuk of the oye Can pile up "Greenbacks" clear to tho i-ky 'Greenback" being Shtddy for Money. .VI. ' V So yellows and bines a i;d scarlets gay Go sweeping tho pavements every day, Making a rainbow of poor BroaJ way, With a glare that is really blunning; And even tbcchurcbc.,whero. fashion goes, Aro a miss of follies and furbelows, Flirtation and foolery under tho rose Pust even tho Serpent's cuunin. VII. While Shoddy over Its turtle gloats, Our soldiers t-hivcr in rotton coals, And our tars go down in their leaky hosts, The victims of contract building; And Poverty starves in its wretched slums, Or freezes to-douth when I he North wind comes, While Shoddy is picking the sweetest plums From its bed ofgiogerbroad gilding. . " VIII. But what cares Shoddy for all those things! ShodJy, the richest of papor kings; Shoddy, who dancos, fiddlos and sings On the crater of wild inflation! What docs ho care? Not a sou marquee - '1 lie fattens and battens in luxury, ' As if his reign were a thing to ba T Of eternal pcrpclnatitn. x J . v , . :JX. B3t Damocles' sword hangs overhead ; Justice may sleep, hut sho is not dead, "Vcogeance is mine!" tho Lord hath said, . And soon, ut tho cud of the ttory , Fruitiest wine shall bo bitterest gall,' ' ' SHk and satin make shroud and pall, Truth shall arise and Shoddy shall fall, -' To the D rtions lastiug glory!- r r Ad Irishman's repurtee is generallj like. If yon would find, a great many fanlts, e CD the lookout. It you would noa mem in still greater abuodanoa, bo on lha look-in. A womau likes beads arouod her neck; a man generally prefers them upon tbo brim of Lis goblet ."VV C'j Thi Kitbrubbd Wbig.'io referring to Geo, Bntler. svs: 'The cross-eyed Yankee has io him the cuooing of the Evil one.' , . "Tommy, wbtt doe b-a-n-o-h spsll?" Don't know, ma'am." ywnar,. yon mue nambakull, what aro yoa tntias on?" to. tell.''.. .-' . . - . : r ; - Trettice ssts there has been a great many astute epcn)ations respeciiag the hole thro' which John- Morgau escaped from the pent , tentisrV at Columbus. The messaga ot Gov Tod pots an eod to the vexed question. llts excellency announces tbat Joho Morgan tcaptid 1- through a m 'sunder tionding . l'his ugh is cEicial We of course give it up. A great rjtjtnber of small favors will cn gaga some people more, to. you than. OLe great one; and while they hopo tor more and more, tbey will be williDg to go on to seive " ' "OB " ... . How Miss WaiTeQgpt aHusbanii. . CHAPTER-1. CONFIDENTIAL. . , 'Now cousin Alf, do, throw away that everlasting book, and condescend for a few momenta to listen to a poor mortal like me. So say ing, Fanny Warren approaching the lounge on which her cousio Alf lay stretch ed at foil length, with' one hand fair 'and white as a lady's,' half buried in the masses of dark hair that covered, bis head, while the other supported a' book, which to all appearance completely absorbed his five senses, and shaking him. by the shoulder, she continued, come, don't you heat? Well, Fan, what is wanting now? sid Alf, laaily raising his eyes from the book. - I want, answered fanny, to - talk,- and I want you to listen. . Well, talk away, then, and I'll listen with all my ears, said Alf, casting a longing look at the book. 1 wouldn't give that, replied Fanny, snap ping her fillers by way of illustration, for all the Attention I shall get as long as 'that book is in your hand, so give it to me.' - Alf reluctantly gave up his book, exclaim ing as he did so, what tyrants women are, and theo shaking the cushions and placing his bead io a comfortable position on one of tbem. be threw the other at tho foot of thn leunge, and kicking off his slippers, he laid his feet on that. After nil this was settle 1 to his satisfaction, he gtve a yawn extraor dinary for its length, and then said. Please i proceed and your numbio servant will ren der all attention. . - Fanny drew a small rocking chair by the sice of the lounge, and seated herself in it, saying, you know yourself that for tbo past three years I have attended bills, parties and scares, have sung, flirted and j 1 tori men by the dozen, have made and received numberless calls, and all this has amounted to just nothing. Well, now, lam about to turn over a new leaf, io short, I have deter mined to get married. - Whew,, said Alf, uttering a prolonged whistle, and raising himsvlf on his elbow, so that he could conveniently look his cou sin in the (ace. adding A-itb a serio comic expression , I hope in all mercy you have no designs upon my liberty. You, said Fauny smiling, I wouldn't take you as a present. Wouldn't eh? said Alf Jaying his head back on the cushion, well, that is ths most cruel speech I have hear t for a week, llertt I am, Alfred Sinclair, with a fine prospsct of having presently an SI. D. attached to my came; I have also twelve and a half cents in my pocket. As for personal charms. I am. MX feet without my slippers, and of fioe figure, don't you -think so, Fan? and then 6uch killing bbek eves, black, hair, good teeth, and moreover I am going to cultivate a splendid moustache. If you would r.ot takq me ns a present, what will the rest do? Oh, dear, what is to become of nic, with thai Alf gve vent to a terrible groan, and covered his face with his hands. while Fanny laughingly pulled Lis ear, and bade him stop his nouseosa and hear what she had to siy. Presently Alf allowed his hands to drop from his face, and looking up with no air ot stranga drollery on ins lair louures, na said. Is your destined husband aware of yonr charitable intentions" No, , answered Danny, I have not even spoken to ,hiru yet. I shall require your services first. My services, said Alf, growing iuterested. what in the name of Conscience have I to do with the matter? You needn't think I'll be made an instrument for the purpose of exe cuting any of your w;ck I ilesign-, out woo is to be the forluuate individual Well, it's that gentlemen I saT you talk ing with on the church slejs as we came out last Sabbath afternoon. What. Dr. Cathbert? Ye?, the same. How did you knew anything abDut him? Why, acswered Faony, I sw him and liked bis appearance, so I inquired of BJtry Simpson who he was. Slie said he was Mrs. Wilson's bother, and he was here to stay for a few weeks, and that he wz im mensely richand was the owner of a splen did mansion in New 'York city, and alio, that he had been disappointed, and had vowed tbat we were all a fsithless sat, and he would never love another woman Now I am determined that bo shall lovo and marry me, even I, Fanny Warren. .You had better take warning. Fan, I tell you its a no go, Ihave heard bim say that be would not marry the best womeo in the world; and any one knows that you are not the best by any means. - Noneense, Alf, leave tbat to me, all I want you to do is to take me out with you this afternoon; and if you seo Dr. Cuthbert you rcust introduce me. I'll take care of the rest. You see that tkere is not one of the g:rls acquainted with him yet, and w'heu Mrs.-. Wiisoo gives her party next week. Wednesday, I shall have the advantage of them all. . ... Female diplomacy- .ItJs-a great 'pity. Fan, that you are r.ot a statesman. , I shall consider it my duty to put Cuthbert on bis guard though ' he is-to every appearance Cupid proof, I'll just tell him there is dan ger that bis besn-castle. will be taken by storm. .The afsiilant, a bewitching little imp of mortality, with "suony ringlets, laughing blue eyes, dimples by the' dozen, a neat little month, pearly teeth, and the prettiest little hand and foot imaginable; wears pink dresses, and laces by the quan tity,' beautiful bonnets,1 a perfect .nest of ribbons and flowers, and last, but not leant, how many feet, yards, or furlongs of ropes, whale bore and brass, pb, Fati?- . I ssy Alf, you are the most provoking man alive, exclaimed Fanny, stamping' her. foot, and tryijog;to look extreme displeas ed, and if j'ou.were not my cousin I would quarrel with you out and out. Oh nntnn ivifin Id n 'l V jii votl wouldn't quarrel with rne for allthsr Dr. Cuthberls io i . Presently the door belt rang, and a serv creaUon; don't youTvriow that yoii liko' ma j ant entered announcing Dr. C.uhbsit. Fan a great deal too well' for thai" Come, now, j ny recetvWg h?ra'' witu bewildering grace, say couin Alf, you are jilst the1 best fellow i-and spoke ot her cousin's absence as a tning in the world. , -j..-.. ; . ..; ;-- 4 much to bs regreUed, but-thought he. would Indeed, said Fanny, I ! shall say no saebj-soon return, ! . ,. y ;.. . , ;, ;. thing, but I will say that I wish you. was iu Canada; ; ' -i-7.-..-4 - --y -"'; " What,'-wish me In Cinada wTien I arri go ip to introduce 'you to Dr.r Cuthbert this afternoon, and do anything els that 'I can to make 5 on both happy and place yourself under everlasting obligations to me. "L ' I don't want to be under everlssting obli gations to you, said Fanny pouting, as she rose to leave the room;0 ' , ; Come back. Fan, come back; you know it's natural for tho Sinclairs to delight in teazing. and bilonging to them as I do, how couli I help teazing you just a little? Don't leave me in despair for having offend ed yon, for if you do when you return yon will find the room flooded and the only earthly remains of Alf Sinelair'will be hair and a few finger nails, for I shall be dissolv ed in tears, and Alf caught Fanny's hand as she was'passing and seated her on the lounge beside him notwithstanding her re monstrances: Fanny endeavored . to look grave and displeased but did not succeed very well , and after a few moments with out observing the curious smile on Alf's lip, she went on chatting as lively as ever. In a short time the arrangements with re gard to tho time and place for the after noon's r'de were made, and Fanny declar ing that she absolutely must go, left the room. " ' As the door closed after her, Alf resum ed his otd position 03 the lonnge, but bal apparently fo'rgotten the existence of his lwok which lay .neglected by his side He ran his fingers meditatively .through his hair a few linifs and then broke into a hearty laugh, exclaiming that will ba capi fun. Springing up from, the lounge he put on his tiippers, and going-into the hall be took his hat and passed into the street, with a highly amused expression curing his lips, and a world of mirthfulness Iu his dark eyes that threatened something. CHAPTER 11. THE RIDE. At the hour appointed, the horses were brought around the door an! Alf stood in the hall, hat in hand, waiting for Fanny to make her appoaraoca. Presently she came tripping down stairs, looking as fresh and baut:ful as the rose Iml in her giy riding habit, which A'f thought decidedly becom ing; io fact, he told her so, just as if she was not aire idy aware of it. Sb.9 gave him in return for his compliment, one of her sweetest smiles and they were soon gallop ing down tho road toward the sea-shoro, where they intended to ride for an hour or two alon the cool bsach. The day was fine and they were koth in excellent spirits, b;it Fnny, much to Alf's amusement, would occasionally cast a furtive glance around to see if her intended husband was in sight. After riding as far as Alf thought neces sary, they turned their horses' heads home ward, an 1 Fanny, looking ahead, discover ed a gentleman approaching, whom Alf said was Dr. Cuthbert. F.m:iy smoothed down her collar and ribbons, ndjus'.od her riding skirt, and gloves, an 1 then appeared to be suddenly interested in a description Alf was giving of some curious saa-shells he had seen iu IncH. so, of cuurss Dr. Culhbirt had no reason to suppose that she had previously obsrved him. When they met Alf pre sen:ed his cousin, and they stool lor some time talking of the weather, the beauty of the scenery, As they turned to leave him, Fanny invited him to c.ill and see them, and as Alf thought it probable that ho should be absent tho next day, he urgul him to call that evening, which the Dr. agreed to do. They rode slowly along for soma time without speakini, then Alf asked her how she liked her future liTe partner? In truth Fanny liked him very much, but she tli.l not choose to 8y that she did, so she found fautt with his dre3S and ap pearance, indeed, criticised rather severely, as is customary for young ladies to do un der like circumstances, Alf appeared to enjoy all tb' highly, and then became verv grave, and when Fanny inquired the cause, ha repli9d that he was wondering how long it wonld be before Boms young Udy would decide to marry him. He wouldn't care so much if she was young, wealthy, pretty and sweet tempered; but he was afraid it woul l be some ona who had outlived the days of poetry and romance, and was as S'leakspeare siys, sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, and sans everything, whalebone, cotton, paint and powder ex cepted. Indeed he began to have woful visions of bread and butter, Irish help, cry ing bibies, broken crockery, washing days and milliners bills. But if such was to.be his fate, he must resign himself submissive ly, and with the" bast grace possible bidding farewell to the glorious freedom of bache lorhood, -for If a lady determined to rasrry a man uow a-day.-1, there was no help for him, he might as well thiok of vanquish ing a tropic il tornado by struggling with it. Fanny thought he need not. make him self miserable on that account, for. nobody would ever like Alf Sinclair well enough to tako pity on him, therefore releasing him of the honors of single life. . - ; By this tim they-had rtac'ied home, and as -it was late, Fanny retired to dress for tea . : '- After tea wa over Alf . suddenly recol lected that he had an engagement down street thatmustbe 'fulfilled. He' regretted it exceedingly but would endeavor to be back in season to see, tha doctor; jiowevar, if he was not she must tell him bow it was and make his expose. ' ' Fanoy agreed to do as he requested, se crellv honing he would hot return, for it would be8J interesting to be Dr. Cuthbert's sole entertainer such a beautiful evenir-g as that promised to be. It was almost as light a9 day,' so she had the gas extinguished, the blinds thrown back and the windows open ed, so that the full raya of tho .moon came in flooding the room with its soft, silvery light, and Fanny, dressed in white., with the beautiful golden curls around her neck and face, looked as fair' and delicate as the ' ninrnlirSt tfsolf r ' ' ' !; ' " The Doctor said it was of no consequence and that he could see him at some other time just as welL't The i Doctor's call was much longer than was necessary, or fashion able, but who does. not, know, (bat moon light evenings under such circumstances pass very swiftly; of course he had co idea tbat it was so late; 1 &-.- ;-. ;o; t - -r . Fancy had pleasant dreams that Bight, for there were floating through her brain visions of bridal, favors, , splendid dresses and elegant bats that' would be the envy" of the entire town; and she thought, too, how great would be the triumph of making the man love and marry her who had, declared hirosolf a universal woman hater. She had no doubt regarding the matter, for she was sure she had made a decidedly favorable impression. . Then she thought bow jealous all the young ladies would he when tbey heard of it, and she hoped soon to have an opportunity of displaying her conquest, but as the Doctor said bis 6ister, Mrs. - Wilson, was quite unwell, J6he wasalraid she would not be able to have her party before he left town. There was something about Dr. Cuthbert that seemed sfangely familiar; Indeed, he observed that be thought be must have met her before, for be was sure do two persons could be so much alike. So she dreamed on, continually fancying herself Mrs. Dr. Cuthbert, and dwelling on the happy days before her. CHAPTER III TUB BBSULT. - - . ,' Tbe Dext morning Alf informed his cou sin that he should be obliged to leave town for a day or two, and that he bad engaged tbe Doctor to attend to her health mean while, and to see that she did not die of lonesomeness and ennui. Fanny said that she hoped that be would not come, for she thought him very disagreeable, and .she could take care of herself. At this, much' to' Fanny's vexation, Alf laughed out right, and replied that she must get accustomed to bis society, and for lov ing that was not at all necessary, she eoold marry him just aJ well without; no . doubt the wedding cake would taste quite as well as if tbey were sweetened and otherwise tinctured by cupid's Arrows. Dr. Cuthbert, true to his engagement with Alf, called frequently during tbe lat ter's absence, which was much longer than he intended it should be. In fact it grew from days to weeks; but he kept up a con stant correspondence with Fanny, and as the Doctor was often at tho post office he became the bearer of her letters. But for some reason he always came in the even ing, and although Fanny told himshegreat ly deplored her cousin's absence, as it pre vented her from taking her customary ride, and endeavored in various ways to hint that his company would ba agreeable for a morning or an afternoon ride, ho seemed firmly resolved not to ba seen with her io public. This Fanny attributed to a 'sensi tiveness regard ing the remarks which he had made concerning ladies' society, and his de temination never to love or marrv; and also to a fear of ridicule when it should be as certained that he had changed his mind aud was actually caught. Mrs. Wilson recovered and her - party came off in great style, but Dr. Cuthbert baled parties and declared ha would not be prescut, ba persuaded Fanny to stay at home aud allow him' the pleasure of her company. It was a little strange, - thought Fanny, that none of the youaig ladies seemed to be aw-ire 01 his preseoce in town, or did not even mention his name, but of course envy kept them silent. Meanwhile the Doctor was very constant in his attendance. .He allowed not one evening to pass without seeing ber, but as soon as other company was announced he always found it convenient to leave, greatly to r Aouy'e wonderment and vexation. Oo e evening, when Fanny, thought it was time lor bim. to make a declaration, she sat by the window in tho moonlight looking very sentimental and very lovely, with her eyes closed and -a long sigh ' occaiionally heaving her bosom. The Doctor drew a chair b?side hor and commenced talking in that low and singularly melodions tone adapted to tbe time and occasion. Fanny's hand dropped, (aud of course accidentally,) ; it rested lor a minute on the Doctor's arm. He quietly took it up and held it for some time without speaking; at last be said. Miss Warren, I am about to make an explanation which I am well aware I ought to have made long ago, but . I trust you will pardon me when you knowit wa3 the fear of losing your friendship that prevented me from coofessing that which can no . longer be de ferred.. I have called on you ofieo, and, if I am not mistaken, you have approved of and encouraged my visits. Your society possessed a strange fascination for me, but aUs, I fear it is ouly to make me miserable. Why longer conceal the truth, I love you, lady, love you as I had resolved never again to love mortal being, but it will bring mo only bitterness and misery,' for start not lady, I am already married . Had an earthquake suddenly opened be neath ber feet Fanny would not have baen more shocked or surprised, but she gave no manifestation of what was passing within beyond a momentary paleness, aud tbe Doc tor continued saying, some five years since I msrried a beautiful - lady whom, at tbat time I dearly loved, but irom things ' which I had seen and heard, I supposed her faith less, and in afi. of anger ordered her to leave my house and presence forever, which she quickly did. I should long ago have procured a divorce, but she returned to her father's home in Europe, and I have no means of proving her guilt,- and she, out of a desire to torment' me.'will not release me from the hated thralldorn. The Doctor Concluded with an Impressive silence which lasted for some moments, then Fanny broke the silence 'by saying, Dr. Cuthbert, T cer tainly should 'not." have done exactly as I have had I been aware of this before. The on!y course left for us is to forget the past. I shall always ba to you a friend, and I hope ever to consider yoa as such, and I hope that the pleasant, hours that I passed in your company will not be a source of unbappi- necs to euher of us. Under tbe circutn stances I must request yoa not to c ill again. believe me, it will ba better for us both. , LDr. Cathbert arose, and in rjrofoacd wr - row and agitation held her quivering hand a. moment, and then bade her farewell forever. ' ', . ' "After fee was gone Fanny safPdown and gave vent to a paroxysm of grief,' mortifica tion and anger in a flood of tears., - She had began to Icye him, but she was more . mor tified than grived. Her golden dreams bad all vanished, and she' thought - herself the most ill-used of mortals.. Above all what would Alf say when. be ascertained .-the state of affairs, as be certainly would for she bad not been able to keep a secret from bim for years, he wonld tease it from her despite her resolutions to the contrary. Fanny retired to her room that night thoroughly miserable, and shed more tears than she had done since the days of her babyhoodi' 5 : " ' - ' Alf returned next day, but observing bow grave-and sorrowful Fanny, was, al though she took, great pains, to conceal it, he lorebore teazing ber for a while. ' But when at last by a few adroit questions, he drew the whole matter from her, his mirth was unbounded. . After tormenting : ber to his heart's content, Alf took pity on her eyes and. pocket ' handkerchief and ' con fessed what a scoundrel he had "been, hav ing previously obtained her forgiveness. He said' the day. they met Dr. Cuthbert on the beach, that he, Dr. Cuthbert, received a telegraphic dispatch summonitig him to New York to attend a dangerously sick friend, and be, Alf, resolving to have a little sport at Fanny 's expense, personated tbe Doctor in his various visits. For that purpose he spent his timo iu an adjoining town so that he could easily come and see her evenings. - He was really sorry that he had carried the joke sa far, but it had been capital fun. . He begged a thousand pardons, and then concluded by offering to fill Dr. Cuthbert's place, since the said Doc tor was not to be had. . : . I did not hear Fanny's answer, nor did I know when or where they were married, or what sort of dress the bride wore but a short time since I met Mr. and Mrs. Sin clair, and they were apparently as happy as need be. Alf, however, has not forgotten his old propensity for teazing, and occa sionally calls Mrs. Fanny Cuthbert. The real Dr. Cuthbert is still wondering who it was that hoaxed him successively, for when he arrived at New York the dan gerously sick fiiend was ' never in better health and had not the least idea of sub mitting to pill powder and cruel treatment; and of course Alf does not see fit to reveal how ha engaged a gentleman of bis acquain tance who was going down to New York in the afternoon train to perform the kindly service for him. - Old Connecticut Blue Laws. The old Konekticut blu laws are won derfully strick. 1 have thought best topre sarv sum of tbem for the benefit of future posterita who cum after us. . , Josh. Billings. No man sbV.l chaw tobacker on sunda, unless he swallers the spit. ' " Itshant be lawful for enny men tew set down in a harvest field tu rest, unless he sets 00 a sharp stone. ; . No man shall have a right to kiss his wife more than 3 times a da, unless bi her written request in writing. If a man finds a pease uv money in. the hiway 00 Sunday whan be iz going tew meeting it shant be lawful for him to pick it up till after tae settio ov the sun. If a Dsakin swops hosses and gets cheat ed he shall ba turned out ov, the church and pa a fioe ov 4 gallons of Nu England rum . Enny man who swares out loud shall pa a fine ov 10 shilling. If he sweers to him self he shall pa a una ov 3 shillings and the kost of th e korte. - No man shall hav a rite . to vote or get married who kant eat pork and molazzes and repete the 10 kommandments.- No young woman shall hav a rue to get married who kant maik good punkin pize without eggs into thsm, and who. kant maik a dougnut tbat wiil kepe at least a vear without looziog its twist. Smart Boy. A Germaoess, accompanied by a boy some nine or ten years old, en tered a clothing store yesterday not lar trom the Court House; for the purpose of buying" some article io that line. Tbe proprietor isi a pretty good second hand talker, and apt! to spread it on a little especially when he has a trade in view. Tninking perhaps be miht Insure a sale by putting in a lewj words of soft salder, be commenced the old dode of praising the boy in the wise: Is this vour Que little boy, maaarar 11a r uuuueipuia, couiams w - iiuwivg Oh, yaw, he bees mine poy Yaucob. curious item: "I give to tbe President and' Aha! Yes, I might have known it by Managers of the New Jersey Bible Society his resemblance to his mother.. A very handsome boy, I. declare, rather delicate looking. He has a very feminine look. Oh yaw, I knows dat. Dat is 'cause his moder was a woman. -! - -J "-- Certainly. Very smart boy, I faney. . Ther0 Ig no deyil nkft an eBamy pow Oh, yaw! . Ha bees .ferry smart, lie . no damnation "life hain r naor. no hel . J -.. n b .ln.a1. and .liauiQ Hncr l CT t rk Su uiu. .nv.Uj , : " . . backer and smokes pioes like etry ting, ten- Bfry ting, fen- kesone smart t s, too", be lies.' Some of dese' ever be gets a chance. He mak man. and be be rich sometimes, and steals like ter dyfal. S days he goes to Congress. You ought to hear him swear vonce. ' - " ' The man of clothing hadn't another woraj to say. 11. Jt-.l nn AT.M11 Mttllmf Nature, when ahe makes a beautiful head, is often so absorbed with admiration of her own work tbat she forgets the brains. . - 1; 1. 1 1 1 u .. - - The portrait of tho woman that kept a secret is in the British Museum." It is said not to" resemble any woman now living. - ': )' V? . -. V " ' - Without tho rich heart, wealth is but an ugly boggar. - , .. .. -: ,;.' . .k. -.! The Rev. Mr. Shine, Chaplain of the House of Representatives io tho Iowa legis lature, on the opening of the recent session, prayed thusr-'-Bless Thou the young and growing State of Iowa, her Senators and Re presentatives, the Governor : and State officers. Give a sound currency, pure water, and undefined religion for Christ's saka. y A Wbat is Gottso os at Port Rotal-Ex TBAORDIHABT .: DEVELOPMENTS, FifclBAli Magdalen. The Administration, in bit; humane efforts to elevate the character of tbe Africans and equalize them with white) people; two years ago, benevolently sent out from Massachusetts, to Port Royal,.Soatb -Carolina, at the expense of the whole peo ple of tbe United States, a few bundrect spinsters to educate, civilize and refine 'tht contrabands at lhat place.. TheNew Hamp. shire Patriot of the 4th of October, give the result of this very , benevolent experi ment of Mr; Lincoln in the following para graph: -"Private advices from Port Reyal say that many of the female Aboli iron lets who went to Port Royal to teach the little niggers bow to read and pray, have been obliged, within a few months, to abandon their black charges and open nurseries on their own private ae-: count. An ofHcer informed1 as recently tbat no less than sixty-four white spinsters bad. contributed to the population In and about rort ttoyal harbor. The climate seems to favor population even triore than tbe pro duction of Sea Island cotton by paid negro' labor. . , - s , The information furnished us by the offi cer concerning tbo sixty-four little mulat toes, has been confirmed by the testimony of the ,Rev, Liberty Billings, Lieutenant Colonel of the First South Carolina Regi ment, who is here in consequence of ill health. He says it is a sad truth. ; ; Hore, Republicans, Is a sweet little mor sel for your particular mastication. President Lincoln has used the money of the people to prostitute these Yankee women,with buck niggers.and we may now expect bim td provide a grand Magdalen Asylum for thenl and their woolly paramours. Ob! the mo rality of this Republican Administration! 0t7"Thoje of our citizens present at the1 Baptist church in this city, 00 Sunday ev ening last, had served up to them a delight ful dish of abolition blasphemy. We were not present, thank God, but learn that the speaker who claims to be acting as agent for the "Freedman's Association," said that tho great abolitionist above (Ood) had issued 4 proclamation declaring that the slaves shall all be free.' We suppose old Abj is the!, prophet of ' God,' through whom he does these wonderful works. Would it not ba well to first help the poor whites of the) North, who are suffering greater slavery than ever felt by theniggers of the South.' Only think of it the sewing women of New York making flannel shirts, nicely hemmed felled and stitched, for five cents apiece. ' Why don't reverend (P) gantlendea traveTj and urge the people to send relief to thorn?, Oh! they are white. Canton Ledger. A Venebablr Man. The Boston Tran script publishes a sketch of Deacon John Phillips, of Sturbridge, Mass., who is now in his one hundred and fourth year. This venerable man was born in Massachusetts, when George II, was King of Great Britain. He was drafted in 1776, and served in the early part of the American Revolution, and. has a distinct recollection of the battle of Bunker Hill, - which took place when h was fifteen years old. He has lived alibis life on one farm, ate at one table, and, dur- . ing a space of ninety years, has not had el se vera sickness. . . - f- agreed upon by the Democratic Members of Congress at Washington, to support a bill' which shall provide for the payment of the soldiers in gold; or its equivalent, seems to ba consistent, fair and just. - The soldier, ought not to suffer by the -depreciation of the currency. At the beginning of the war the soldier's thirteen dollars a month was equal to twenty ; dollars in money to hint."' now. We shall, if the pretended friends of, the soldier will vote to make him stand tho depreciation, or whether they mako his thirteen dollars by banding it over in coin ' or in its equivalent. Holmes Co. Farmer. A babe, not old enough to speak or walk,' , was creeping on the floor. By and by Si bright ray of sunshine fell upon the carpet.' ' Baby saw it, and crept toward tbe dazzling -object. She looked at it, and crept all around it, with the greatest interest in her sweet face, and then putting dowL herlittlsf - lips she kissed it. Now was not that bean-: ti ful ? The bright little sunbeam lighted. ' up joy in h that joy wi er baby-heart, and she expressed with a Bweet kiss. i ne win 01 uuas tsouainor, ot jmow jer- iseyj made a number ot years ago, but just Jsent to tho office of the Recorder of Deeds, $2JU, to roe taia out in me purcnase 01 spectacles, to be given by them to poor old people, it being in vain to give a DiDie to those who cannot and the means ot reading lit." ' " ' t . -. , iiKe an erantv curse. ... ' .....i r J r - -. - J A cross old man says women take almost' as much time in making np their mind as they do to make up their bodies. ' . ,. f Homrt.v Mrs In the eastern part of J Ohio there resides a man namea iorown. nt ,he Deace. and a very aen- & . " .... L m.n hnt. br common conseni, ma nt,-. individual in the West, being long, r... ..n.. mil awrv. with a eait IiKa a kangareo.; One day ne wsj nnniing, inn - f (h mnnntaln roads he met a man OU fOOt SlOne, wno waa iohjoi, gunutor, uy all odds,-than himself. Ha oould give tha squire fifty and then beat him. Without saying a word. Brown raised his gun and ' aetiOeraieiy ictoku nntiuD onaogcr. .cue God's sake, don't shoot!' shouted tho man? in alarm'. Stranger, replied Brown,' I awora (en years ago vuai 11 x ever met s mma ug lier than I was, I'd shoot him, and yoa ara the first one I've seen. -The stranger, after taking a careful survey Vf tils rival. temark-1-ed, Well, capUln. if I look any worsa than' yon, do, shoot; I don't want to live any longer. - " " ' '. '. . (7A fancy-dress ball took placa Ofl to a !c otOntral ?arfc in ew York lart We.'