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MAYSVII.I.E, KY "THURSDAY, " APRIL, ai l86i. ROSS & ROSSUR,- Ptlblisfhere. - - , ,-rw - RATES OF -ADVERTISING. ... , Aecjiara ia .Twelve lines of this size type rjual to aboat 100 words f manuscript. . ..- a a...".-. 1 -;.' S g i- - . rf: -..: a q C . S g a el o .. b a 5J o rr CQ ' '1.6041.75 $2.50 $8.00 $fi."0 ; 10 o 1 -,4 loeertiotis. ( ''3 Insertions . One Month Two Months , Tfa.ee Months ISIx Mp dths One Yr - ' -1 .SO 2.SU JJ.OV Oi" J 2.00 8.00 "4.50 6.50 10.00 2.60 P.60 1 5.00 6.50 15.00 4.00 " 6.00' 8.00 10.00 80 .DO 5 00 T.50 10.00 18.50 25.00 ' 7.50 10.00 '2.50 15-00 85.00 10.00 15.00 20.00 25.00 50.00 THE BULLETIN- PUBLISHED EVEKT THUESDAY BY -BO S S & BOSS EB , ' -kdi tors' and Proprietor's. BIAY6VILI.E. - APRIL 21 tSfWe are psrmitted to publish for the first time,' the" following beantiful producUon from Our gifto'l young townsman : The Little Boy Guiding tho Plow. - BT HKUBT T. STANTON. fcheii thebngle uote rarg in the quivering trees, ; And the drum beat a nation to arms, J Oor people came op from tho shore of the seas, " And away from their blue mountain farms, ; All stalwart and stror.g as tne sturdy old ines, Or, tbe wave-breaking rock oftbe shore; Tbejcame in -their long gleaming columns and V ; lincsj . Till the bogle note sounded do more. There are hearts in the ranks as light as the . foam : There are those of a gloomier brow; . , And eomej who have left bnt a mother at home, Wilh her liltUbey guiding the jlcu. There are silver-haired men the blood in their veins - ' . ' ' Leaping down tha red alleys of youth. All fresh as the water-fall thrown to the plains, And as free as the beautiful tru'.h There aro sous too, and sires, the old aad the young, In the midnight and morning of life, Who came from thehillsand tbe.valleyS among, To bo first in the glorious strife; Andmany,(how many!) beneath the bine dome, Are bending in solitude now, To plead for the weal of the tiiothef at home, And her UttU boy guiding the plow. Oh! the pang of his heart, and tho keenest of all, That a wandering father may know, Is the vision of home, with it's agony-call It's hncger and shivering woej And who would not chafe in the holiest chain, At a vision as gloomy as this, Though he knew in his heart, that each moment of pain, ... , Would but hallow his future of bliss? And who would not weep in a vision of gloom, . When theevil-one whiperel him how, That toil grew apace to the mother at hoe? And her little bey guiding the jluto. r But, courage! keep courage, oh, parent awoyf - Be noble, and faithful, and brax-0, And the midnight shall pass and the glorious day, Shall dawn over tyranny's graven Though a desolate thing is a fcucciess farm, . And as dreary a furrowlea field,"-. Yet, God, in bis mercy, will strengthen the arm, of the little boy asking" a yield; " . And the stubbornest clay shall be as tbe toant, And the patriot spirit shall bow, And ask for a friend for the mother at home, And her little boy guiding the flow. .. ' 6h, God will be kind to tho needy and poor, Who shall suffer from tyranny's hand; ; ' His foot-prints will be by the lowliest door, Anailis bounty shall cover tbe laud, And broken the glebe in the valley and mead, - Where the poorest and weakest may be; : Aad plenty shall spring of the promising seed, . 'Till a nation shall live to be free, And never, oh never, Bhall tyranny come. With iron-bound bosom and brow,' When God gi ves hi ra back to the mother at homo, . And hie little boy guiding the plow. I PRAYER. BT O. R. CAXVEBT. 7 Tis pf ayer that iifta the portals of the heart, ; ,. And pours a flood of beauty o'er tbo soul; No tyrant's chain can force it to depart," ; '' - 'No frown can smother, and no throat control - .When pause the powers of blood-drunk war, to .. . see ' ' Frail bodies crouching to each threal'ning nod, Tbe soul.tnuropbatit, soars high ,prond, and free O'er all the realms of nature to her God. . . The things of time! ah, how they melt or flee ' - ' - Before Its influence, gentle and serene ji. ., At soft as moonlight on a sleeping sea, -' ' 7- - Strong as the faith which moves it all unseen! Yere we to search the armory of heaven, - - ' - Amid truth's weapons, that are gathered there, - -.-We find none better than to ns is given v . The Christian's earnest, fervent, heartfelt prayer. - Waiting for tho May. ' ' Ah! rny heart is weary, -waiting, Waiting for the May; "flTaiticgfbr the xloasant rambles,'-: Wbere the frgrant hawthorn brambles, 7" With tne woodbine alternating, ' '. 7 Scent the dewy way. .- . ' . x '. . 'Ah! my heart is sore with sighing, T Sighing for tbo May; ' -TSi gliing for the sure returning, " When the summer's beams are bnrxing, Hopes and flowers ihat, dead or dying, - All the winter lay. Ah! my heart, my heartis throbbing, Throbbing lor tho May; - "Throbbing for the seaside billows, . Or tho water-wooing willows, Where, in laughter and ia sobbing, .. ' . Glide the streams away. r j " . MARUYING FOR LOVE. Now mark what I sa'y to yoai Sasy' Bar ton: .'I won't have oo more of this nonsense about Henry. Gray worth;".; No body ever heard of him until ho came hanging around last summer, calling himself an artist, and sketchin' every old iplle. pf stuns he-came across. ' Able Powers la worth a dozen of Hm and 1 expect when he comes to night yo'll tell hira your much obliged for his kind offer, and you'll try to make bira a good wife. Either you promise Abel Pow ers this very night to marry him, and give bp this ridiculous nonsence about that other feller; or you leave my house quicker'n lightning. . The widow Stone's ey-es sparkled and the sncff-colored ribbon on her cap quivered ominously. Susy rosa without a word, her cheeks glowing, and 'deliberately walked out of the house, scarcely staying to tie her little sun-bonnet under her chin. 'True as I live she has gone,' exclaimed the widow, half relenting. I didn't calcu late she'd fire up so quick. But let her go -I don't care. She'll be back again, soon enough.' - - A short time afterwards. Susy Barton sat on a fallen log in the woods, the sun-bonnet pushed back from her glossy auburn hair, her tiny feet Jti'rrlog the withered fero plumes below, and "her blue trusting eyes turned upon the face of a tall, slender young roan, who stood beside ber, his dark hair blown about by the sunset wind This Abe Powers is a rich farmer, dear est, is be not? asked the stranger. Susy rjodded wonderingly. Then, be pursued, I scarcely know why you choose in preference, one like me, who only offers hit loving heart, : . Because, returned Susy innocently, I lov ed you! - . And are yon willing to share my lot, hard and comfortless as it may be I do not sav will be. : .1 would go to the world'3 end, said Susy, earnestly puttiDg both ber little palms in Harry Grayworth's outstretched bands. And so she placed the seal upon her fate for richer or poorer, for better orj worse ! It was the evening before Christmas cold and clear, with snow on the hills and tbe woods all snapping and cracking in a sheath of ice. The widow Stone trudging alonz tbe road that led to Ellerton II all. began to speculate rather uneasily whether she would reach her destination before dark. Por she was carrying a famous receipt for Christmas pies to the housekeeper at Eller ton Hall. - It's a fine place, soliloquised the widow Stone, as she sat down to rest herself on a green boulder bv the way side, aod only to thii.k that Mr. Ellerton has lived away from it all his life. I don't see what folks find so dreadful nice in traveling about, I must say. However, Mrs. Peckbam, a clever old lady she is, and wears real handsorfie caps "she 6ays he's coming home to-morroiw with his young wife. It's a great thing to be born rich. I'd like to get a peep at Mrs. Eller ton I wonder if. sbe'll. be at church Sun day.' I spose she wears a silk gown .every day of her life; and- white embroidered skirts. -Mrs. Peckbam says they've been fittin' up tbe boose wonderful fine for her. The widow was plodding along ones more, when there was a cheery jingle of sleigh bells in tbe road behind ber, aod two fiery horses were checked close to her. A sweet face, set in a frame work of auburn curls, leaned out of the window and two e3ger hands were extended, . . .. Aunty I - - Lw sakes alive! ejaculated the widow, its Susy Barton. Child, where hate vou teen all tbis time, and where are you goiog now?' - . - - - - Jump in, Aonty I'm going to the Hall, and just come from your hotiso where the door was most inhospitably closed. The widow bad determided to piay tne role of relentless guardian, but she. could not resist the infection of Susy's kiss aod hug. Going to tbe Hail, eh? Oh, you've got a eituation there I spose you're Mrs. Eller ton's lady maid? . s Why, res laughed Susy, I do some-times wait on Mrs. Ellerton. - . Well. I'm glad you've got a tolerably re spectable place, though you'd better have married: Aoei rowers ana wny nav.'ntyou let me see you atpref How could I, aunt? we only,' arrived at the Hall - this morning, and 1 started for your bouse the first minute 1 could -sup away. ; ' Got a pretty good situation? Very, said Susy. - ' ..You'll fioe the housekeeper a dreadful nice lady, said tbe widow, patronizingly. I'll speak a good word for you to her if you like. .... .. Thank you, said Susy, veiling her. eves beneath their lon3 lashes. WLatBortof a person is Mrs. Ellerton? pursued -the widow. She must be easy tempered, if the lets you go cutting round in tbis velvet cushioned sleigh with a feller in a gold banded bat to drive you. " Ob, she's very kind to ine, returned u?y. Is she pretty? Well I don't know I can't say exactly, said Susv. slightly embarrassed. The old lady was just taming around to demand an explanation, when tne eloign dashed op in front ot tne oroaa maroie steps that led to the portico of Ellerton Hall, and they descended.- busy led tbe way through tbe arcned ves tibule into a large drawing room, where a clear fire burned oo the marble hearth, and the purple velvet curtains swept to tbe floor. Tbe chandelier was already lighted, and the gold and amethystine tints of tbe fres coed ceiling seemed like a eanopy of prec ious jewels to widow Stone's nnaccustomed eyes. "Tbisaint tbe housekeepers room? whis pered tbe old lady twitching ber ne ice's drees in dismay. Spose Mrs.' Ellerton should come in? Tbe door opened, and a tail, slender gen tleman eutered the - room, with a bright welcome glance to Susy.:'. Let me introduce my husband, aunt ! ,-Wbj bless me -it's llenry. Gray worth! ejaculated the amazed widow Stbne.'doubt log the transmissive accuracy' of the ' silver spectacles she had confided in for ten years. You have got tbe first two. names right, Mrs. Stone.' said the gentleman laughing,' but my name happens to Henry Gray worth. Ellerton. " " Are you .lira. Ellerton? -exclaimed the widow wheeling, round soa aa to face ber niece once more. . -' She is Mrs. Ellerton! exclaimed her hus band, smiling. I wished to marry one who would love me for myself alone and not for my wealth and station, and sol came to tbe village a poor artist, under the name of Gray wood, and wooed and won tbis . prec ious wife of mine. She never knew my real name until we stood side by side at tbe altar. .. . ,- He parsed his arm around . Susy's waist and looked down upon her with a sort of af fectionate pride, answered by the living light in her own eyes. Tbe widow eat down and rubbed, her spectacles vehemently. It is just like tbe books I used to read when I was a gall she exclaimed at last. The widow did not know that truth is sometimes stranger than fi;tion. ... Advice to Girls. ' The following "To the Daughters of the United States," which we find in the Pough Ttetpsian, is from the pen of Jo?h Billings, who, to use- one of his own expressions, is "imher" at giving advice; but we must say his injunction to the girls not to be afraid to marry, is quite superfluous." We never yet saw one that was afraidnot machly. Debe Gibls: Keep cool. A blessed Tu tor await yu, enny how. Take lessons in the pianna at onst piannas are getting skace. Bi awl means lam to pla the nu aong that has jisl cum out. "When J John Brown is over we are father Abraham cum in ing with this cruel war several strong.'' This stanza tuk the fust premium at tbe stat fair. Don't be afrade tew git married yure ma want afrade. Larn how tu knit pudding bags to put yure haire in. Be vartuous and pretty. Eat slait pensils, tha wil maik ye spri at figgers. Eat colone water; that will maik a good smel. Let yure pettykoats drag on tbe sidewalks, and if enny man steps on them aod tares oph the rim. slap bis chops at onst If yu have zotsmal feet, keep 'em hid smal feet has sone out of fash urn. Studdy travels; Tom Moores and Byrons and Gullivers, and wandering Jew's is awl first rate.. If yu kan spare the time be luvly sweet. Re member one thing, thar ain't Bothing in this life worth living for, but a rich hus band; if yu don't believe me, ask yur ma. If yu have got red hair yu had better ex change it for blak; biak bair tha tell me is going to be worn raucbley next year. Don't have enny thing tew du with the boys, unless tba mean business. If yu don't know bow tew skate, yu mite as well jine some traveling nunnery at onst, for yure played out. - - Character of a Thus Friend. Con cerning tbe man you call your friend; tell me, will be weep with you in tbe bouse of distress? Will-be faithfully reprove you to . your -. face, for actions which others are ridiculing and censuring behind your bck? Will be dare to stand forth in your defense, while detraction is secretly aiming its dead iy weapon at your reputation? Will he ac knowledge you with the same cordiality, and bobave to you with the same friendly attention in the company of your superiors to rank and fortuno, as when the claims of pride do trot interfere, with those of friend ship? - If misfortune aod losses should ob lige you to retire ioto a walk of life in which you cannot appear as formerly, will b still think bimselt happy in your eociety, end, icBtead of withdrawing himself from an un profitable connection, take pleasure in pro- lessing himself your friend, and cheerfully assist you to support tbe burthen of your afflictions? When Sickness shall call you to retire from the gay and busy scenes of the world, will be follow vou into your gloomy retreat, listen with attention to your -tale ot symptoms,' and administer tne oaim of consolation to your fainting spirits? And lastly, when death shall burst asunder every earthly tie, will be shed a tear upon your grave, and lodge the dear remembrance of your mutual Irieodsnip to bis neartr. -- . . The Spirit of Lovb. Beyond all ques tion it is tbe unalterable constitution of na ture'that there ia efficacy in love. ; The ex bibitioo of kindness has the power to bring even (be irrational animals into subjection. Show kindness to a dog, and he will re member it; he will be grateful; he will in fill i hi v return love for love. Show-kind ness to a lion, and you can lead him by the mane: vou can change the ferooity of his heart into an. affectum stronger than death. In all of God's vast, unbounded creation, there istoot a Jiving and seot:ent being, from tbe least to the largest, not one, not even tbe outcast and degraded serpent, that is in sensible to aots of kindness. If love, such as our blessed Saviour manifested, could be Introduced into, tbe world, and exert its ap propriate dominion, it would restore estate of things far brighter than the fabulous age of zold; it would annihilate every stiog; it wonld pluck every " poisonous tooth; It would hush every discordant voice. Even the inanimate creation is not insensible to this divine influence. The bud and Bower and fruit Dot forth most abundantly and beautifully Where the band of kindness is extended for their .' culture. ' And if this blessed influence should extend itself over the earth, a mora! garden of Jiden would exist in in every land ; instead of the thorn and brier, would spring up the fir tree sad the myrtle; the desert would blossom, and r. . , j . i . j . the solitary piace do mu giau. You can stop a clock at any moment, but yon cannot atopa watch.. The same remarfe. mv brethren, applies to the talk or a ra?n end. woman. He' is a ereat," coarse, ugly machine, but you can silence him, 'She is a beutiful, fragile, jeweued thing out sue win run on until sbtt stops berselt.. - There are no other' creainres in nature that can charm like women and snakes. .? .... .. i i -i : . i : Or-Wa ask ourreaders to give the follow- article a' careful1 readiogV. It' !s from that sterling Democratic paper, the Bangor (Ms.) Democrat. Tbe Editor expresses the belief that a War Democrat, elected to the office of President, would resort to more infamous and odious measures', for the prosecution of the war, than any ever resorted to by Lin coln; and we think that the writer's reasons are plain and conclusive: - - -The Reason. ' ' In ourlsst Issue we expressed, the belief that tbis war, taken up at tbe end of Mr. Lincoln's term of office, and prosecuted by a Democratic Administration, would prove more burdensome, more fruitful In arbitrary arrests, and more fatal to free speech and a free press, than it has hitherto done. We deem it due to our readers to give a reason for such a belief. ' - . We do not hold thattheDemocratic party, as an organization, isso disposed to arbitrary measnres as the Republican; but we do hold that this war, alike unconstitutional and hostile to every principle of liberty, will force any party which undertakes to con duct it, to the commission of most high handed desperate acts. We do net believe that Mr. Lincoln, when he assumed the reins of Government, had an Innate desire to convert our forts into bastiles, and to fill them with prisoners of State. But be entered upon a war wbicb bad no justification either in Teason or in fact, and having entered upon it, he could only save his Administration from infamy by bringing it to a successful issue. He and his supporters were aware that the merits of the war would not bear discussion. They knew that it was of vital importance to them, that there should be a seeming un animity of support of the war at tbe North. Hence all discussion was silenced by mob violence, instigated by government, and by arbitrary arrests and imprisonment. IT tbe war rendered such steps necessary n the beginning, when the Government was free from debt, when there was at its disposal the accumulated wealth of nearly fifty years of peace, aod when a million of men could be summoned to arms at the call of the bugle, what may we not expect when the Government is overwhelmed with debt. when our accumulated wealth hes all been wasted, and when the land is snipped of its able bodied men. ' Let us sUDDOse, then, a Democratic Ad ministration inaugurated on the Fourth of March next, on the pledge of bringing the war to a speedy close by 'crushing armed re bellion.' Let us Bee in what condition it will be to redeem its pledge. Is it reasonable to presume that tbe 1(9- publican ' party will give the war a cordial support when It shall be prosecuted by a Democratic Administration, not far tnepur- pose of emancipation, especially when they remember that their mode ot prosecuting it was uniformly and persistently condemned by tbe war Democrats? Is it reasonable to suppose tbat tbey would contrioute ineir efforts to brios a war to a successful issue under a Democratic Administration, which had miserably failed under a Republican Administration? It is not reasonable thus to presume or thus to suppose. We take it for granted that the attitude ot the Peace Democracy in relation to the war would be the same under a Democratic Ad ministration, as it now is under the present Republican Administration. Such, then, would be the disposition of the great mass of the people towards the war. Tbe Adraistration,- then', would bo obliged to resort to the most arbitrary mea sores to secure fnen and moans. 'As we have already intimated,' it will find the country so?ely drained of both. To fill its armies it would be compelled to resort to a most relentless conscription and to nil Its Treasury it will be compelled to resort to forced loans. These measures will incite insurrection, and to suppress insurrections, it will be obliged to suppress freedom of speech and freedom of press, and in fine to resort to all those despotic measures wbicb have ever characterized every Government in its experiments when not cordially sustained by a majority of the ' people. Such would be tbe condition ot a Hairs at the Norths How will they be attbeSouth?) Tbe end of each year of tbe war has' found the South stronger than the beginning." The j Confederate States have been infinitely more successful' in . defending themselves than were the colonies during the first three years of the Revolution." . The conviction of the entire bourn nas now oecome semea ana deep that their independence is an estab lished fact. They anticipate no otberresult of the war. ' ) I" 7 Thrown upon their own resources by the blockade, tbey have' become well nigh in dependent of the world in all respects. In deed the South has become a Sparta. Their business is war. To this end the energies of her entire population, slave and freehold and young, male and female are directed. Unless every indication fails, the Sooth, in every particular, will be stronger on. the fourth of March next, than tbey are at this moment. - ' -'- ' ' 7 If our view of the case is correct then, a Democratic Administration inaugurated on war platform, would find an exhausted, divided, and factious-North, and a united, determined and powerful South. An at tempt to prosecute this war noder such cir- cumwtancea would certainlv result in a most disgraceful ' failure. - Surely, there are no laurels. no glory, to be won by tbe Demo cracy in the war path: '.: . ; ; There is a coarse which . tbe Democratic can take which will greatly add to its al ready abundant fame. To the. Democratic party belongs tbe glory of having made our land the great and prosperous country it was when' delivered over to tbe bands of the present Republican Administration. To the Democratic party, as anofgabization. attach es not ooe particle af tbe infamv that has made tbat fair country the miserable wreck wbicn we now nod it. -r v If a betrayed, but undeceived people shall next November dec.de to place again the administration of the Government in tbe hands of the Democratic party,- let ic be the end- and aim- of the party to restore the country,. aa far,' as possible,' to its former proad position. y , .. '.. V - - . ; JTLet the future historian. record of this pa'r ty that ic took the country from, the hands of the Republicans a ruined wreck; lb at .its first act was the inauguration of an honor able peace: that' its guidinz star .was its an cient doctrine of State sovereignty; tbat it recognized in its practice the doctr:ne that Government should only exist by the con sent of the governed; that it re-established trade between theNorth and South; that it again covered the ocean with merchant ships;' that it recalled wasting and destroy ing armies to the peaceful cultivation of the oil; that it relieved the business community of that fatal narcotic, an irredemable paper currency, and re-established business on the firm basis; of a metalic currency; in fioe, tbat it plucked the country "as a brand from the burning," and again set it on the grand highway of national prrsperity.' - Tho True Poaitiori. ., -" - " i The Democratic Watchman of Bellefonte, Pa., sounds a clarion note for the Democracy. It takea the true, and only position, in re gard to the Chicago Convention, and the Presidential campaign.' It says personal re gards must be ..abandoned and personal antipathies also. It says: ... . "It is not tbe man but the principle; -not who will be the candidate but will the platform be right? Will we have the well established, long cherished, time-honored principles of our party to battle forj or will it be a fight simply for success and the spoils of office? These are the questions tbat in terest us, and should interest every Demo- orat, more than the insignificant claim, or supposed popularity of any man. ? "As a party we have been too willing to accept the miserable dogmas hatched dp by some run down political backs for the sake of expediency and temporary success. That kind bf work should be 'played out.' The honest masses of the Democratic party should demand that the issue forced upon tbe country by this miserable, imbecile ad ministration, be met openly and boldly should demand a platform of few words and plain expressions, with a candidate as open, as fearless, as unequivocal as it, pledged to stand by it though defeat and death stare bim in the face; no other should satisfy them, no other should receive their support. If we are fighting, sssome office-expectants would have the people beliove, simply for the sake of success that we may build bon fires and shout after the ,electi6n occupy tbe offices and pocket the proceeds distri bute tbe places among our friends and have a general glorification, then we ask why not run the-man simply that will beat Abraham Lincoln or the regular nominee of tbe Aboli tion party? Why not do as tbe Democrats of tbis district did at the last Congressional election, run an Abolitionist at once, and be ashamed of their proceedings ten days after the election. John C. Fremont will, no doubt be an independent candidate, in op position toIAbraham I. He will run a large vote in the opposition party;"with the Dem ocrats to back bira there could be no doubt of his success. If then, we are laboring simply for the pleasure of heating the followers of A br ii ham, that We may glory over them, why Bot have him as our candidate? But if we have principles to carry out, if we have doc trio us, which, if applied rightly to our country, will restore it to its former great ness and grandeur, let us assert those princi pies, and support the man tbat may be chosen as the representative of the' in. i It does not become us, as Democrats, to cavil about this man or that as our candidate, Our party motto, from the beginning, has been, 'principles, not men.' Lst us standby it, no matter what the consequences, and time will at last prove us .right. A few of our exchanges seems to have an idea tbat the Chicago Convention, will make a 'war platform' for the Democracy in . tbe Presidential contest; we have nb fears of any thing of that kind, we would say, if it does, it will be permitted to carry on the contest on its on its 'own book, lor honest demo crats will support no such' a platform, and no man willing to stand upon it." . '. From the Hillsboro, Ohio, Gazette. -. ; , We must have peace, the war must be slopped or we are ruined forever.- .The im mense debt already accumulated, growing formidable at tbe rate of two millions daily, demands at our bands an immediate Peace. How shall we obtain peace? We answer by acknowledging- the States to be sovereign , by ceasing to destroy ourselves ani the peo ple of the seceded States by waging an un constitutional war on the idea of coercing sovereign States back tnto a volunteer Union. By returning to the bunting principles of the American Republic, tbat the States are tbe sole and sovereign judges of infractions of their essential rights and of the mode and measure of rmress. By doing now what ought to nave been done in tbe beginning, allow tbe se ceded States to depart in peace. Tbis is tbe only road to safety, and the only road by which the Union can be restored. "' , '. - Its Mother.' Old Giddings claims to be be the father of the Republican party; but r nth in or ia said shoot ' itrf : mot her. Wi doubt whether it ever had a mother. At any rate' it was never worth a - cam, Holmes Farmer; --'. a t Pigs and pro cl a mat fobs' aris" 'penned,- The latter are put up to show worth lessness, and the former to be cured. ' f 1 " .. Lincoln once said that he often inquired of himself, after reading . the newspapers, whether he was 'Abraham Lincoln or a dog.' He dodged the issne, finally, and etraie getically dubbed himsolf 'the government.' It baa ocoored to us, that hia mora recent newspaper reading, may bave suggested an other inqolry. something like the following: .i ' m.nt nt m I odIv a nat- am x id su, , . -, , headed baUooo with an exceedingly long tail? D7 n EmP're- . 1 Jones calls crinolines the large, circle of bis female friends: Money, like a boot, when it's tight, is ex tremely trying. . - '' - ': General R. JE. Lee and John Etoyrn. Tbe. 9ttw"fcT, extracf from a . fiaVper'a Ferry lette? fo the Pittsburg Chronicle Is" believed to be in the main correct: ' It was notlrnown to me until yesterdayf pr.-atp?saibe-nDnowB yot-y that Co1.;R E Lee, United States, Army now General Lee, Confederate forces, was one of the chief actors in the prologue- to 'tha trigio national drama, tfie different ctf of' which the whole country haa been watching with such exciting interest for the past threrf years: It is, nevertheless, the fact, nower-er.- 'Let mt tell von abnnHk th-;4' . ,vur - w.icuj. -via John Brown had not only woakedat tha arseuai at -tiarpers f erry, but was Inti mately acquainted with the" details of the works, and knew besides, what buildinrf among the ruins of . some fifty now rernain ing was the strongest for defense - , -. This was the engirie' bo'ueeV and4 aftaf making a little raid to Halltown, and cap turing Colonel Le other slave owners of the Shenandoah Val ley, ne moved back to tbe Ferry, . and en sconced himself With hfatWnnlv fnllA' n-a trt the engine house. The alarm throuahouf Harper's Ferry that night was terrible, and durin the whole of tha fnTlnw , day Brown held , his position, and having maua port-noies mrougu the brick walls',' hot several citizens who bad tba t.m.r!t.' to show themselves" about the bflilding; .lunioosers on were terror-stricken, and two , thousand Virri their captains, colonels, and generals, who uau assemoied in the vicinity Of John Brown's' stronghold: not fennwinw K tritnj thafhe really had, . were completely non plussed, and waited anxiously for the gov ernment troops from Washington' who had & f i . . . i UBSU BBDi IOr. By three o'clock the following m'orninrf sixty marines under, the lrhrhndinfA mm- maud of Lieut. Green, bat directed by Co!; xf.ooertj. ijee, reached tbe ferry; by cars' " from the capital. Colonel Lee ordered his detail to stand tinder arm's in the public street until sunrise, when tie 6oudUcted the! men, ne nimseit leading them, to the frontr of the building fortified, and occupied by Brown. The lookers on viewed this sol dierly movemsnt with astonishment; and awe. eXDectin? to see Colonel T;aa shnt as others had been. But not a shot was fired Lieut. Green was ordered to demand a sur render.: He jknocked at the door of the en- -gine house. John Brown asked Who goes there?' 'Lieut. Green; United States. Ra tines, who, by the authority of Colonel Lee; demands an immediate surrender.' 'I refuse is,- saia crown, -unless x, with my men, are) allowed to cross the bridge into Maryland unmolested, after which you! can .take Us prisoners if yog can.' Lee refused to allow ibis; arid ordered Lieut. Green to renew his demand for an immediate apd unconditional surrender. John Brown rAfnanr t.hriQA torma . - - .wi - . auu , llui of tbe marines', who' bad go't tremendous sledge hammers from the works, began bat tering at the door of the engine house. The engine had been moved against , tha door, and it would not yield. 'Ten of you said Lee, 'take that ladder and break down tha door.' Fivn on ea'r.h nirtn th arlAlrJ drove the ladder against the door, and at the third Stroke it yielded and fell back. Col. Lea and the rnarinea fnmnnrl fn --na m.iJ John Brown shot through the heart and then was overpowered and surrendered.- Col. Washington, with other citizens, was released, and John Brown banded .over to' the civil authorities, after which Col. Las" took the train to Washington again.. And such is tbe historical episode which! I listened to last night from a citizen who' was himself a witness to it. Who knows how much' it may bave influenced Robert E. Lee to forsake the fiag of the United States and become a chieftain ia the rebel cause? -'"' : Cferi. "Sutlef 'sf 0og Canrpafgn. ' This distinguished chieftain is the archi tect of a gra'nd campaign against dogs", that; will doubtless prove him to be a master of strategy; Resistance on the part of the canines will be futile. The arrangements are of tbe most complete character,- aad cer tain to effect a thorough subjugation. Tho official:. order does not divulge the entire" plao policy requiring that there should be some degree of seoresy.. We have it from, the high authority from tfie Governor of Virginia, that not only every fo'urth dog in' General Butler's department is to be killed, but that all others are to wear collars. This campaign, like tbat against the' newsboys. Is calculated to put money in the Major-Uen-eral's pockets. There is" always -"speculation in his eyes," which nothing escapes' tbat can be turned to profit. ; It is rather a singular fact tbat, when the dog collar edict was pronounced,- a Yankee was on hand with a large .supply of collars at a' dollar a. piece, of , which Butler's share is like that of a hungry lion all except the drippings. ' This hero of no battle; this Major-Genera? of the spoils, who never .saw on armed enemy, who nover heard the crack of a hos tile gun, whose ' deeds of war have been; limited to money making,' who Diver had! an honorable soldierly aapiration for, glory whose contests have been .with unarmed communities, .delicate women, reverend ministers, poor little" newsboys abd n'gh borsf dogs, Is a very proper person indeed1 to be a joint partner in any littla business so Wig as it shall eitber brin or promise; to' him the profit of a few pennies, thouah It is" In evidence tbat he prefers a' New Orleans" million. ' Bootblacks" are digbitarlea com- pared with snchiBotlew.-U'rrM. Tjntorti 07-The bead'gunhei'oti1 ttfe 'Alabama Is one of the most accomplished artilierista' that was ever Ib'th Brhish riay.: ; -fla wai paid off and got his discharge a few' weaka before tha ConfedBfBta-Stamsf Alabama' sailed, and instead of ' re-'eolisting In" bar Majesty'rnaty, took a commission . !ha Confederata Navy at the Voij tound nwt of two hundred pouads stereos a moo la, fa gld.... i .. .. . . . "" f - l An Irishman 00 board' a vefsel whisn. s was on the point of foundering being desirecT to come on deck, as abe was goiofc downji re plied that be had do wish to go od' aecsrwr eee himself drownad".. ... IT 3iz i ; i-. , ;? .-rsrjr?v--r iiirSMSSiir.j."