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VOL. XXXV. NEWSERIES VOL-XTII. BURLIXGTON, VT., FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 2-1, I8G7 NUMBER FORTY-SEVEN I From Chambers' Journal." !i.oivx vp roit NOTHING. Ad erudite German, with whom 1 and tl.rec other rx-school-boys were living in or der to receive our last ekt of educational joint, a away m England pupil-gleaning .'..ring the midsummer vacation. Mean i...i!c we developed the resources of tbc .'eii Xickar." wioci rifled Rhineward " wdtr our wir.d.m, mid cooled that .n-muriwd lizards' fontr. the garden-wall, lifting, bathing, tUhiug, sketching, we jHtit mi idle weeks oi iuamcr. It was one of those heart-lighting days :! ;.i iniitl men tossy Good-morning' to le t'.ey don't know that make all ob t- which unit i-oui..i, u.u-ical. Ti e coal, bright Nectar glided at my (eel. ottering like a harlequin's- silvered wmnd, '!. iikc if, reversing a italic scene. It is a rlur tha can seal ' ! ailed navigable, igli huge barge, wi't blunted prow, i .h sides, and ureal tqu ire sails resemb '' o unu'lt Euinau g-iil'jt. uakc a difficult ' it tta'eiy r.Tc-gri -s- up it.- c lur-e, towed by ti,it sttyintt.gl r rs, wr.o-o shining ridges i i til.teotd muM-lis may if traced sloping hit ti.i ii uiigLii uur, ' as slopes toe br o'er . t.t t.t, running toj ('. I'ljfdy to break . p i " Ur uii I'.ck.-jji m. I.n into the water. :,U it.tl.cT.iu iui4.u.ut swirls between t ui ; a:rj uia-sivc bout-airs, here and there, .. j..st (unccaled beneath the surface. On . . , Uiep-ladra, returning barges speeding ..I, tue rapids quite iude-peudcnt of sails r ; orses strike, and nick fast until puebtd .11 hy tlieir musically imprecating crews .iLet these, also, craih lone; sinuous rafts, ia ting with the stream their hasty passage lr ! r turdcd by oil the poles and energy of : c iug'i-bootcd, struggling m'.n upon tbem. K . . !. our boat, with a draught of four inches ..'..: Iiioine a tcinpirry fixture in its ex -t -i .ii", until one oi it- own. re. selected by n.t.iL,-ul a spun heutser. iuld go otcr ' id and fleet her nl.ur.M. uie engir.ccr, wuu jroUitly looked up i. lii icturc.-quc ri.ir a.- (. itliing but an ill-cvr.siruc:ed Citnal, undertook to remove a 1 . : the i:iany c'utcies wl.ich impeded tai :.i i .n ; uad nt interval-i through the summer of which I write, men had been em ployed, standing op to thru- waists in water. . .oorioesiy dinting bolts id the rocks lor the ; of blasting. We !md grown quite a'-cuptoffied to the ringing noic of thcir -it-H tu .i, i-ud t the Iriqucnt explosiona, . - grtat ices of i-hatt 3 houldtrs burst r .m t!e trouM. d t-tn: u ud rose tn tbc air. Not rating men ai w..ik :!.it morning, 1 . i.i liidcd i hat thev wire ? .akiic internally ..t -i.c HAie fltor, inste j A titrrnally in .' i (jnen Neckar. ' JUut not ait here ifUnr' lo vour chat. Mnti.iV lortgir," tLotit;:: 1, tj iny riTer mot; 'you inn t Ik to. me while 1 iV ;" and "unlayii'n' a iw-e .l roi, I '. .--ii tu paT iht, oliu -(.Iu ol our ;.al- liut much tnti! yi-s- !. carefully stuffing ..i J tapping t!.i tow i..to all fUfrienus ...inks, and then applying tar to them w- ii r.ufang my i.aiiJt w ti.e procies aitli t...it Ftuky cxtramioii. 1 win- just Irtathing t i whittle of titiiiaclory progri's "Will you sj good U-?" said a Voice ca: u.c. ( lookea nattily up. lor the ur.Em-Si. erman scn niiCi had not a guttural in it. Will you - gioi U ?" rrpeiUti a yng English j: :l 'in the batik. Char c mplexioncd, n i'ply i!ned, ntitly fioorr-J t! ere was no lkm ktr lor a lintlrdtii Fra,Icin. ' i . an it sunt hatrt d i.f my c mpanions, . w.ioeesake 1 tlvd tJc in u pair of i.ku, tar-ntauud, rnrkcting trousess, . ilailiw fl.innl.'! :r'. t ujatt rather j f a. Irted mv hat fruin mv 1 tal. 1 L'an jou, will .u?'' The pntty ! -(kir knowltdgi ol (,rii..sn was es- I. n .ptea. Yes ' raid 1, !ui.t;uage, ltrj;tt 1 1. jolitt ly I c old. it.tirroi;athcly, la my ii g ii e i-l.trt woid as l:.5ig iiutl'irtg elfe to rcmai k it.il the girl h id taken uic for one of A. t-c ivi.lu'jndtd loatcnn, was evident ; w i Hill, fbe i'p.irtd more coniused th.tn c'clighted at meeting witli a ctmpat iiot -Uh, can ou tell me, tit :se. where the ;iu.an may be Sound?" she nervously J ..i i. "1 want to cross tlie river. WUrc is then the Rail?" I called to t'.e in itlur of that absent U.atuwncr, who stood witbtn hail at her c;tage-door. "Iho Karl, my sir? He U since two !i .irs with many ttudetit g. nUemcn in his '.. .t d .wn ti'i Nickar away gone," the ;oitrid lady rcshonted : "and J ibann, be lli ve 1. is to tbe town thereover walked, his little su to Mil." "TUvc all quietly kit tl.c terry to take a;, if itself," 1 tuhl my country woman. "It ym will allow me to b Karl's deputy ; bual'ist boat is there ; d you mind iLiituring in it ? 1 ain alraid that I can't g t my own into the waur aljnc and it's "Ver tar," I added, as an adroit apology l-i my being in the same coudijon. Wading a pace or two. 1 was able to o'i.w in tl-e 6-Hng-puf.t. which was an h .rid by a stone. "Y'cu Bitd not be afraid, thuugb it seiii.s ligh'ly buil'.' said 1, hold ing it lor her to step into : "I'm need to t!.iu. and take great care." -liut 1 diu't like giving you such trouble, and yiu have got so wet,' ' lamented ay passenger, t-king her scat ti er uuae beaita tion "1 only wnnt to l landed on tlie gri.it rock nearly oprn, ti sketch that t;randold castle. It must I -k well from t!.erc." Sbe csrrui a drawrog-tsv. and a tu.-box of colors in a strap. Since the time when hi el headed Karl : .ilcd t getl.tr the three pl.u.ks -it which it .. built, bis frail pnnt had ! en never so nobly laden as now Calling all the water man m my composition to the service, I I ushed off, and shot away from tiic bank. As tbe girl divined tVa: be would be un- le to tender me the Itrry Grosrhen, she I iid my exertions with uonnrsaUon. "We . nt only been Lire a ! w days." she told i. ., and arc Luting u-morrow ; so I was ..i.iioiiS to make a fketcii, as a memento of this bcautifbl place." Before reaching the mid lie of the river, I ! . came devotedly att:.chcd to the sweet ' crupant of tbe punt, w'neh n-w appeared I I me a perfect wager-b Mt, so crudly fast it ld to its destination. Arrived at the end ..! a too short voyage, I wr.s def rratcly in 1 ie (oiuu ma nimtiit. ) 2 be top of the roek was much ahove tbe m iter, and c ulj cot !e so easily mounted, -t its txteniing base loruit-d a flat surface at one side, on whic'. wc landed, fbc high ir part invented cur seeing ii bridge and jrtiun i f the river, but allowed a capital i icw to U- obtained of the castle and town. ! lif ud tut the ferry man"-: holc-borcd box i' al.ii-' 1 e kept Lis tL-li i-live (wuen indus t.i t- Mit'gb to catch aiy.) and placed it us a s a; fur tbe artist, holding the punt iixT nj. re anxious than t to depart while d ung so. After fiUitig a little glass with wiuer for the paints, and twing repeatedly tbankett, 1 at last reiucti ntly took my leave. "Will you kindly ask Karl to come across Kr me when he returns? ' bid tbc girl, a I allowed the rnU.lt -s -tnam to hear me aay from her. Certainly,'" 1 ca!l-.j 1. 1 d ; ul .. (r. taiulj not," I lnwn.dl sud Karl, indeed, in tec saiiiP ty c; kiiu tttangil! Karl ! a dirty rascal f ily eyes Ml on the oV-nnmable :ar-sraincd cricketing tro-sits, and vito jt-ration ended r. a ui-.an On reaching the shore, i fed again to my work; but cUlicig haJ 1 s; itscLarm. Idly seated astride on ti c I- i . I kept glancing at tbe d.siact (:, w'l'-.ir eh e bent over her drawing; aidwu, s .-laitid her eyes tothcokstle, I ! kL. 1 wr.wards, lc I might seem to wi.tci. ' Mippiog a stick it. to it uk , tried tu paii.t bsi !.. Mituewhat tri.ul.kn ui. Icjttom of our now li;.'. j k a glooay cast iu rruv.," ite bad iti- ' d alistracledly ' tot of tar beside i etf in that i i iclt-" on the i -kill. D.oi'gMs. 'j-'irg a .lay tu- I iLUi never ttt that bright Uicg sg. in, ' atJ I dri-only looked about mc for a horizon a great aid to melancholy. Turning round with yearning gaze, I just found the requisite sky-touched line, when n nuicklv-moring boat, igorcue iy propelled by two men, intcrrupt-.a my view of it. "Look out !" they shouted to mc, ss trie? neared the bank. A glance at the river, and I saw some smoke curting from a tube which showed above the surface not twenty yards below the spot where the English girl sat and drew. "Stay you still ! Where go you tacrc ? Ton will dead-struck be !" yelled the en gineer's men as I drove Sari's narrow punt through the water till it rushed in over t!-c bows. (A bouldtr in mid-stream bad bun evi dently bored for Masting on the previous aay, and they, not seeing tbe tenant ol tl c neighboring rock, had now inserted ti c i canister of powernd lighted the fuse nbich reached down to it.) "It that fuse will last as thev sometime do, we may get out ot harm's way Itioro the explosion," I thought, calling out at tbe same time, "Jump in quick when I paw." Much clarmed, tbe girl came to tbc cige of the rock, and then for the fi.-tt time saw the tube. I was only three boat't- lengtb from her ; the stream vu deep there, drove the Droctuina: Dole into the river-bed. uusou nutiiur Bjnunti iuc . wwa i ooliiipg it by uic extreme end, and li.Ilowirg Aia? arriv.-d. ana I wrote to Hewn 6 brother, it with my arms in the water to obtain a ntking myself to stay there, as he had de better i.urchafe fjr each nut!i. Cansbt bv I ri'cd me tu d when in Germanv. A vcrv the spike in a deft, it drew out of my lu nd. J - . . . . T . uu in bd insiani ne punt was oiroc oacic oy opener tue n aisous were away lor a eum tbe current. "She mutt be killed hy tbe ntr's cruise in the Mediterranean. " Mutt lailing stones !' I cried in dcp.ir, "every j walt fill ChriMmas-timc to claim my bride." instant expecting tbe "bane.' One chance: snatching off my hat, and Osing it paddle wise, 1 dashed it again and again into the water, urging tbe boat n to the fuse t 'Ward which it driftid. "Pulled from the rock it will lose effect." The smoke rone m my face as I reached for tlie seited and tube. It was horribly not. A tug. Hrrr tovtn ' Boat and 1 seemed traveling skyward, ns if shot up hy a water-charged camion. Then 1 positively found my dear old Xeck ar deliberately drowning me, in the cool'st manner imaginable. My recollection of the day is r.s im perfect as that of a bribed voter before an election committee. I believe some one re marked, "Donncr-wetter !" and then pull, d my hair. I am under tbe miprts.-i n that the calkine was cot finished, and 1 I-.im an indistinct remembrance of hot brandy and water. "O fortunate senex ! Lucky old brute .'" Cowes, who stood by tbe side of my bed. was not cnoiee in ma selection ol appeui tives. "Nice welcome to a resuscitated compan ion !" I tboogbt ; "has tbe fellow a rever sionary interest in my bunting-watch ?" Lucky ! how would you like to burn your fingers like thai ?"' 1 said savagely, pro ducing my left hand, which I found done up in cotton-wool like a new rcarf-pm. "How should I like to hac uu-cn -aefullf jolly" (tie tried to render this in (isrnian, and, for a wonder, faihd) "girl asking aft t mc every ten minute f -r twelve hours or so " replied he. A brilliant light burst on mc, a tbc fl.th of a policeman's bull's-eye on an iutoxii-a--ed person lying in tbe round. sV ?"' 1 asked solemnly "A little small !" replied 1! wes in t s favorite tongue atguringrv. "Tell me about it all," said 1. in an !; aatis&d tone : and mv good-natured hut in considerate nurse at once sat doan on my kegs, and began. "Well, I was kdiog out of window" (an carntst of future v city I Bowck, wben indoors, always i?af looking 1 oat of window), "and heard a lot . Jhuls- cicrs shouliue Then came Ditt. n run- ) ning down tm bank commc un ci. to. . trots ans" (the speaker's pcrip'.rasid lor a "thref - year old'). "Bet re I c mlj ijct j over toe uaieony, be pitcnen heaJ tuK into 1 the eckar, a U he'd got a I's'.itc l I. .x of Vesaviana in bis coat-pocket, and wantel 1 to nut himself out. Off Lonm c..u know tbe fanny way Ditton swims likca quuiaoat with a down. He can't h I iite to' 'Mug uj vc gone in after r.t.d tir.t "bat." 1 thought hut tbtre scemid i up then be made a last bob, end wtut li Icr. I'd got out a boat, and was half-way uc. o-s the river, when I saw two fcilons lugging von and him into tbur punt. "X..u, eontinucd Bowes," where a fellow act naliy gets into a pcrspiratic n with the intci t:- n . f saving human life, and can't fit.d any hu man lile to save, it's vexing ; so, a" 1 loob-d about for tamttking to lie gallant over, Donn'r nnd Blitzen ! what saw I bat tin icund'rsct.una English girl standing on a desolate rock, with her bands elapsed des pairingly, like Andromeda, in a straw-h it. Rushed away, and saved her instantly. Would you believe it, Cobwebs, all tbe time I was doing so, she never oaoe exclaim ed : " My preserver !" or "Suble-hearted stranger !' or tainted in my arms, or did anything regulation, bat sat at tbc end ot tbe boat staring alter Ditton and you two fellows luking as it they'd just been banged, in tbe rain," ended Bowes disgustedly. And she asked after me, did she really, old leliow ?" I again inquired, with a won drous inward feeling of joy. ' I had to ran up and down stairs without my boots to tell her every time yon rooted all through the afternoon." " O Itowcs," I remonstrated, you said breathing stertoroasly,' not snoring. I hops?" " Afiaid it was ' snore,' Webb," he con fessed penitently. " I'm so truthful, you U'ojhe? It teemed, from tbe various at-count", that although an unusually large charge had been placed in the cavity of the hoaldcr, yet my having raised the canister ball-way out of it bad fortunately spoiled the effect of the blast ; bnt the upward burst of wo r bad blown Karl's punt to pieces, and me into the air. Ditton, who was fishing some dis tance away from the spot, had run and swum to where be saw me sink bad dived, and brought me to the surface. We were toco rescued by boatmen. A good deal oi mutual thanking took place : Helen Watson thanked mc ; I thanked Ditton ; the thanked Ditton (which I could not help thinking ratber unnecessary, as that was. dearly my business and be was very susceptible). Her brother and sistor-in-luw with whom she was travelling thanked every one they could and paid the others. " Good-bye, Mr. Webb, you most come to Hertfordshire on your return home. I shall never forget what" Weil, all that utid not Wc icpvattd ; bat hen the tremulous v lice ceased, and tils' sweet girl took It-atc i.f mc, i cirietctd tbe same difficulty in k- oping off my knees that a London cab horse dues ic frosty weather. Tbc wildest of the fan. iis indulged in while calking our boats on ti-e eventful day SeemeJ now realized. Ot t jura the would marry uic. All tue tone vu.ume wonts treating of salvage 1 had ivtr n ad, distinct ly showed that it a man earned a woman doa n a ladder frm a blazing window, or stopped htr runaway fc 'ise, cr rescued her from a watery gme, tut ultimately marry bim. "To be eure, that rocx had been thoroughly blaatco, Uic lragmeuto might cot have fallen cx. '.'j w'.cre -he" Umsii i!.e unplcasiua it. 'ugi.i ' t-'ljU, though, I did not .IupoMI to her ; it would haie sitsiid like taking advantage uf iicr grateful fnhugs towards mc," I said i i uok-11 c. inplacently. iwo years would soon pass; I should then be twenty one. Mv fatt.cr Lad oiten expressed a high opinion ol tbe '-settling eflect" (his somewhat ill cboien pur) ol u early marriage. I'rospecis ,I0 bncht indeed. I was one of tbe fire: ol the professor's purils wbo icturned to Eagl.ind. My stup ping with bitu was utterly ucckts ; atura. ted as my aiind was wi'b tt.c torrent of ear ly loc, fcia educatioaal pami would " io," houcver thickly or skilfully laid on. One day, belorc leaviag, I roie very c-tly under the pretext of a batbe, and turrcp- 1 tiously swimtning across to my rock the rock inscribed upon its surface tbc initials . II. "tV., intertwaincd with my own. IVc - 1 would visit the srot on our bridal tour. H Ting often inveighed acains t the practice o: name carving, I cODgratulatcu myecll on performing the labor of love unobserved. Itut no. "I was looking out ol window t'.i morning," bean Bowes agreeably at nrcnklast, "nnd tch bin gfUastn (bis Ten tonic version of the vulgar idiom, "I'm Uowi'd") "if I did'nt sec old Cobwebs fit ting on tbc roek opposite, in a state of nud ity, working away with a knife, like an early ISritton opening oysters Arrived at home, I took a headlong plunge into the vortex of business, to bring up figurative pearls lor my attmncea well, per haps not affianced, but my hndt designate. J might venture to call tier. ' How hard the lad docs work, to be tu rd"' said my -urpricd and delighted father, who wis unaware of the cause for exertion. He positively began to waver in bis allegi ance to the eariy-tnarriage theory I appeared him so steadily inclined. That of course, did nit suit my views at all, so I reinstated him in his former opinions by stopping oat late two nights together, and being mufieal on the stairs when I returned to the pater nal roof. The winter fuSsi-d in toil and hoiic. I would go down to Hcrtfordshird in May. ! polite reply came from some deputy letter- ' . . i u, . f I crrcrfullv said that's all " Hurryi ig one day down Upper Oxford street, at tfte stioj ping-time, a tiny band was put out from the wall of brooubaiM whi .h Uitiked the pavement, and n vote I first heard on the Nickar's bank raid : "Oh, Mr. n c' t). I am to delighted to meet von!1 We were to vexed to have been awav vaeb- ting We sh,ill ha to pleased" There w. s Helen. An r.ddrcFg ws given me. I was entrea ted, in such charminz entreatv. to call soon. Fred (Iter br.4hci, 1 presumed was always talking abou t me, and wishing to tec me nain. I all soon ! n bv, 1 bad toe great est p,.ible diffienlty to refrain from hailing a liancsom. and following the earriago to its dtstinatiun there and then ; but I collec ted myself, and walked blithely on. Three ladies, side by side, proceeding to farther expenditure, retard, d my progress by block ing the footpath, their dressaa would not admit of my pansiog, and obliged me to walk behind them, and so overhear their conversation. " Who was that shaking bands with you j-ist now ?" said one to the other. " Oh, Helen Watson, you mean ; a great ally ol mine, and my dearest friend at school. 1 aia to he one ot her bridemaids when she L- married, which will be very soon, 1 fancy." (' Hope so," said I to mvsclf i voulT : ' t ut whit discernment girls have '") "Why dies she niuTry?" ' asked tbe first speaker. "Why it's ratber a romantic match. IKlcn uu.- abroad, md saw her fiance jump into romc German river and save a compan ion lr tn -Jruwning, She was greatly struck with his giilintrv, and they fell in love with each otner Hi's a god looking young man one of tbe Dtttonc of Suffolk." .... No.s.' near mc rtartcd my stopped pulse. A gci tlcman was abifing tbe driver of a c ' I r un which he had just alighted. -Wr-at's the matter, William?' said a Iticiidly p Jice nan to tbe man ai his "tare" indnntly wnlked away. "Mitter!" he replied" in a grieving tone. ' Vy . l ie j.t 'ad to bendnre tbe werry sre it si m.-rtifieasbum lias bit's porsibie for a "biu-.:i h-iu" t huaderg) I've been blown 'S have 1 '. ' said a death pale man, who t ok his scat in the cab. 'Drive hard, and pitc'i me out if yon can '" 1jt Woaos or Khixknt Mas. All eei- mcnt mm have their "last words, just be- fore giving their mortal coif tbe thai, and these words ate otttn quoted and preserved. No co:mii "i in .n ever thinks it worth while to sny any thing smart jjst Iwforc be is go me to dii : it he does be is sure to make a failure of it. What a world of grandeur in tue f ual eicl.imi'tlju of Bonaparte ' II. .d of He Army ? 'and what prophetic meaning was embodied in Webster's t still Iim; ' ' 1: has occurred to that we might be d. in t mititt meu a service by suggesting s..me "last words," wbich they can adopt if they clioose to d i so. We don't charge anything !or them. Aody Johnson 'Oh ! Moses." Jeff. Davie "I only asktobe let a lone." John Morrissey " rbrow np the tponge." Ben. Butler "I'ottled up again.' Gen. Giant "I have fought it oat." Banks "Lit em slide." Prentice "Prentice's last." Forney "Ded for a duck." (dies.) St ward It will be over in sixty days." Greeley "II. G " Btrrmm "What is it?" - Ashley Impeach! Impeach!'' Garrett Davis "I stick by tbe Kentucky resolution of 98 " Janus Gordon Bennett When asked if he wants to go to baven, replies, "not un ices they advertise in the Herald." Cin cinnati Timet. SrsaxLSC Oct at Kiut A minister, in pr ac! ing upon the story of Jonab, uttered a piece ol declasMtory rhetoric, to Mtne thiog like the iolkiwiug tff-ot : "And what s rt of a fish was it, mv brethren, that God bad appointed thus to execute bis holy will. Was it a shark, my brethren ? No itoonld t.ot be a shark ; tor God could never have Vinton d the peis n of his beloved Prophet among tbe deadly teeth of that rarenou6 Gsii. What Gnu was it, then, my brethren? Was it a salmon, think ye ? Ah, no ; that were too narrow a lodging. There's no ae salmon i' the deepest pale o' a' Tweed could swallow a man. Besides, ye ken, it's amir natural for men to swallow salmon, than tor salmon to swallow men. What, then, was it ? Was it a sea lun, or a sea horse, or a sea dog, or tbe great rhinoceros? Oh. no 'Lhde are not Scripter beasts ara. Ye're as far .ff't as ever. Wl ioii of the monsters ol tbe great deep wan it. c-n ye tell me ?" Here an old spectacled dime, who had an eleemosynary seat on tbe pulpit stairs, ti.iukiug that tbe minister was in a real per pUxi'.y about tli-- name of the fish, interrup ted i.im aith, "lljut, sir, it nasa whale, yc ken." "Out upon yc, you graceless wife that you are '" critd the crater, to enraged as al.uost tu fly u: ' trie pulpit at ber, "thus to t-ke the in! out of the mouth of LoJ's minister !" Tni EtaorxAN Sixoav. Sunday, on the Continent, is the day when tbe best, tbc most classical mu-ic is played ; when Fun shows his oddicst antics . wben ballet dancer- iro..itte in the most ravishing inn n. r , whin iltoh'mers recite with the most vigor rd vim ; when Punch and Jndies at tract ti.e largest crowds; when fountains play atd aulters tumble, and circus riders tike tUir mist daring pose, and every one who can eats a good dinner. Old Fuller preached tbat we bad six days to do our work in, and ought not to shear tbc Lord's little lamb: but hire Sundav is a tklDCiDZ coat. surrounded with laughing satyrs and bac chat, tee ; and though John Ball should come in a body, lollowcd by Brother Jonathan, to ictfiou fur a Sunday law, thc people would nave treir caxe ami uic, uou t;iet" be not in tbe raeutb, and tbc Emperor would nave his races end bis roost gorgeous recep tions, whi re j omp, arrayed in brilliant butt oo tbc onwtdo of the cavalcade, would con tinue to usber in to bim gay fashion and salted rank up to the last recorded moment of bis dynasty." A party of West Virginia epartmcn re cently spent a day in fox-hunting, and at night left tbe dogs still running. They tau into a llock of sheep and killed eighty ol then. The owners of tho dogs handed ovei $C0O and teccived tbscatc&tfti of tbo.becp. C. C. JL It. L. UUNEDICT. EDITORS A2ID ruoPIUETOBS. FRIDAY MORNING,. MAY 21. 1SBT. t'rcclous Aid and Comfort. The way in which some of tlie Northern Democrats are helping on the work ol recon struction and restoration of liarraony in tbe Union, may be seen by the following extract from a private letter written by a New York Democrat to a citizen ot Georgia, and pub lished with a very hearty gush of welcome by one of our Southern crehanges, the Home, (ia., Courier: I cannot express nhat I have felt for your peo ple. And I believe if jour people can only keep from "coing on to the mountain," as Dill Aap says, and will continue separate, and by all the remembrance of the patt fire or six years, and years previous moral Kar, until you are aMe to Uig a great gull between the North and vcur hItis in the minds ef those oho are now on tbe stage, and tbt? coming after you, you will yet etand by in peace, and sec the judgments of a just God poured on this infidel, mercenary and cruel North, "llide vour time." 1 know starvation and dreadful atB ctioo are stern preisberf, bat may God ghe the South wisdom and strength to refrain from anything like posi tive acceptance of the infamous measures offered and favored by Gov. Brown. Vou u-ill gain nothing from all the attemptt you maUr to con ciliate. Trust in a righteous God, wbo, though be appears to delay, can cause one year to make to oh a revolution of public affairs a: to astonish tbe world. Tbey cannot hurt you any more than they have. The i lea of confiscation is iai praatieal; but 1 have not tbe abil ty to express myself as I should like, and as I feel. The Southern character is as mrked in its superior ity to tbe North, as is that ef the enlightened European to that of the sea Islander. Bat ex cuse me, I woalil not, if I were yon, born and brought op in tbe South, ever care to hear from or reserve a word of love or sympatt.y from a Northern man unless his record was known to cat. So too, we we perceive -.at tbc Mobile Rfgisler parades an appeal irom "a distin guished Conservative in the Northwest," the pith of which is as follows : Uon't discourage m don't let Northern Dem ocrats be abased do not not saner radicalism to be endorsed -endure, bat do notendoist ; and all win be well soon. I tell yon pluck is at a ptrmiom no! These northern copperheads were undoubt edly of the number wbo were active in egging on the South to rebellion and war, who were then too cowardly to go South and help tbem fight, and who now, when thev have been oDqucred after untold suffering and lues. and an opportunity for return to political power and prosperity is offered tbem. arc still clapping tbem on the back, urging tbem to "continue separate,' to bold out, in their attitude of hostility to the North, dilating on tbe "superiority of Southern character," and with pitiable pusillanimity imploring the people they have betrayed and ruined, not to "discouraee ua" conservatives, oi let Northern democrats be abased!" by ac cepting the offered terms of pardon and res toration. To use no harsher terms, this is the wortt advice, Iross the srortt advisers, the Southerners could possibly bave ; but wc doubt not there is plenty oi it going in very mail to tbe Sooth. It will, however. vc believe, be as futile as it is contemptible. Tbe South is likely to consult its own ncccr siticaand best interests, in this matter, rath er than the interests ot the Northern demo cracy. Mr. Davis may have committed many crimes so many indeed, accordiog to or howling Pharisee, " it is a disgrace and reproach to oar Conakry that be sbou d ever be permitted to deseciate with bis traitor footprints the soil of a free State." But how li we know that becotn 'Oitted crimes. T There is bat one way of know ing i the verdict of twelve trasty men. Be cause Mr. Davis is a criminal, must we also be criminal? Listen to the Phari sees ooivliag. It is pcpalar to bowl at Mr. Davis, and hence all this loudly-echoing indig nation. .V. 1". TW'utir, May 15tb. The wide reprobation t tbe c lursc of tbe T riiiune in demanding tbe release of Jeff Davis, and of Mr. Grnl.y's eager tender of himself as bondsman, and baste to clasp inds with the arch traitor of tbc rebellion, seems to bave effected a slight raw, speak ing figuratively, on tbe withers of that pa per, and is noticed by it in an article, of tbe logic and good temper of which tbe above is a fair sample. Such talk is simply an insult to tbe common sense and loyal sen timent of tbe nation. Every intelligent man woman and child. North and South, knows, that if there is each a crime as Irme ton, Jeff. Davis has been guilty of it. He was long ago Convicted, not by a jury of rwelve, hot of twelve millions ilw guilt is so pen. palpable, beavenbigh, that no verdict i a jury could add a particle to its cer tainly. Itut in point of fact no Southern jury, probably, could bave been got to con vict him. The TWAime'i twelve trusty Vir gioiane, without whose aay so it can know nothing of any crime committed by Jeffer son DavM, would it placed in the jury box to-day, doubtless sny, in tbe face of all evi dence and of their oiihs, that Davis i not guilty, and tbe Tribune would be bound to lielieve tbem ! It is, we suppose, pirtly be ciuee of the difficulty of securing a fair jury at the South, and because it was better that ,e be not tried .than (being guilty) to be tried n.d pronounced innocent, that Davis has not been tried before now ; and f ir the same reason it would have been far better, for the pence ot tbe Country and tbe ratieHction of the almost universal sentiment of Justice wbich demands that some punishment ehall follow such stupendous crime, if Davi" Lad been promptly tried and executed hy a mil itary ceinm;ssiou two years ago. Civil Rights is ICa-vrrcKV. Kentucky, having fallen into the bauds uf its rebel 1 citizens, has be-eoara the most lawless State in the Uniou. In proof of this, ire bave the annexed statement by a Lexington corres pondent of the Cineinuati Gazette: " At a fair ostimUe two negroes per dsy in Kentucky are beaten, outraged, maimed, burn ed or taurd.red. Under the Civil Rights law over fitly murders and more than two hundred cases of outrage upon Ll&sk citizens have l-een , reported to the civil t.nd military authorities. I Oaring tbe past year alone fire hundred mur ders and outrages upon negroes have occurred ;n Kentucky. This only includes such cases as wen- officially noticed by the Unites States Com missioners. Civil Courts or Ageats of the Freed rata's Bureau, and it U fair to presume that one or two hundred taore cases occurred which were never reported at all cr not a:ted on officially. But a etngle Judge ia the State Hon. Wm. C. Goodlce, wbo bai always been loyal, and was arraigned last winter by the Legislature for bis lcyaliy his recognized the statutes pusaJ by Congress, and admitted negro testimony into his courts. All tbe rest of the Judges have cither iaaored the Uw or nullified its tiled;." Even ia tbe Uattcd Stares Courts, where ' eeventy-four outlaws aad inurderert have Iten arraigntd, not a single convirlion bat bet u ob taxed, only unc case tried, and all but two released on bond ! No wonder that the United States officers are shot down by desperatloee, as was Col 'U. i Itioe at Nichol asvillc. To the ItetustillrRii- of the I uioo. The Nationl Union Committee appeals to lbs Republicans of even State, for their asiiatanu and co-operation in this auspicious crisis of our country. Vie deem it of the highest imp. Hance that tbe Republicans of each State sbou! J imwedia ttlrrforgniie for the remaining elections of IbGT, preparatory to tbe coming 1'rssidsntial contest 1'specUUy should this organization be immediately edected in these Statts which have Deter before recognized as the only j act baa.a of j government the equal and inaiirnahie rights f man. Hot a day should be lost in forininr and f Irengthening siihia those States a public sen timent in conaon&nc with the pnr.cipitt wbich underlie the great Political crgtniznion to which we btl ng. li . end, we d.me to piosreute a ststeta- atlc I thorough canvass ol t!.e Southern Mates, y the most efficient speakers of Loth ra ces. We would second their efforts by a distri bution of dccuDxcU, enforeiag the principles, policy and aims ol the Republican party. Wc would call, in every locality where it is p. srb.c meetings for dUeossi. o, where those who are with us in principle may learn to a;i with unity and energy. These measuns are ruir' l lo biing cut the vote of that large body of Repub lican Unionists who now render the Suuibrrn Slates a battle-field of principle. It is the pres sing need of tbe hour thai bold, judicious and able men. thoroughly imbued with our creed, should there explain our principles, establish oar faithfulness to tbem, and prove that nati onal greatness and human Ireedum depend upon tbc permanent triumph of ur cause n-jona tn, it w most cs-nt:l tint we should now erts.bl.sh iu thi -e States, I r.e Tboogbt, Free Speech an I a Free Puss. Eiery part f this Republ.c must be open to the d solution of principles and measures This must be sus tained, as a cardinal point in our creed, at any aad every hazard. Enurta to inumida'e the humble and ignuiaal voter on tbe pari of the Southern planter, must be met w::b the spirit of freemen, and the determination which a just cause sanction In t:me past, tbe Republican party has strug gled against Iht unjust reproach of being sec tional in iu aims aad character, thuugb its pur poses and ite means ef rtfrering them were such as the lathers of the Republic approved. It was accused or Deinjc governed by seiosn mo tives, and of desiring to aggrandize tbe North at tbe expense of the South. Its adversaries, hiving tbe power to silence and to crush all op positioi, denied all ducussion, and overawtd even freedom of though' in fifteen States of the Union. It is, therefore, no it an imperative duty, which we owe to our party and to ourselves, to embrace t2s first opportunity of truly reprtsca ting to those States how consistently we hate contended for the interests, welfne anl freedom of the whole Uoion. Tbe overthrow of Slavery and the Rebellion, and the enfranchisement ol tbe freedmen, ren dering this overthrow secure and final, have happily vindicated oar coarse and rganix&tfcm; hut it is necessary to stamp the cuiotiuu of our loyally and fidelity to the right , irnspective of section or race, upon the reconstructed State. For tbe first time in many yeais, tee cnihutias tic foil- wrrs of our flag and ccef.s- ra uf our faith o there takirg part in tbe topular gath erings, aad in many of the Southern States ws bave riaaoa to believe thai they form a decided majority. They are, however, without organiz ation, and lack the cohesion sod disciplire nee essary to success. Tbree-fburths of the Repub licans have never voted, sad have no practical knowledge of the means whereby the popu'ar will is expressed. With many of tbem. the habit is fixed, of rendering implicit obedience to able and dexterous politicians wbo are im plac My botUe to our principles an 1 deter mined on the proat ration of ottr cause. Oar Immediate action is therefore Imp retire. We cannot delay without imperiling all for which so much has beta sacrificed in tbe past. Coat dent in our strength in the North, tbe West, and ta Pacific States, we must not forjrrt that we bave a gnat daty to icrurm toward the loyal and true men of tbe Sooth. Rtrt DLiciss ! our appeal is to vo-i, to carry en and sustain the work which a few loyal and true men have so nobly began. t r cannot ask speakers, ia addition lo siting their time and talents for months to this Tabor, to defray their cwn necessary exprres We eanntt print and distribute ducume U of tbe character required without a heavy outlay We hive r. means or reliance except upon the geaeron spirit ot tht great party which holds the claims 'I II itnabity and I rtedom above all price. Tbe p .nonage ot tbe Government brought into power hy the statesmanship, the courage, and the loyalty of that pirry, sill net aid u in Ibis g ' 1 Work. We must therefore apjeal directly and per sonally to you. If yon are rich, give gei.eroaly. If poor, send us whatever yon can afford. The generous purpose and the noble aim sanctify the humblest efforts. At all t rents, ac promptly, and let us feel tost tbe sympuhy of tu- Repub lican tarty is with us in ur purpose of making this gnat land the heme of true HVinMican principle, where distinctions of race and color are unknown, ai.d where Liberty, Virtue and lutelligii.ee form tbe endowing bas:s ot our grralucas and prosperity Address letters and contributions to Gov. MattCCS L. Wai, Cba.rman and Treasurer, Newark, K J. MaacisL. Wasp. N.J. Saxvu A. PraviAXCE, Pa. Willi an t ear lis. Mass. Johs B Class. X. II. Hobace Gaza lev, N'. T. B. U STAaawEArnxa. Conn. N. B- SaimiBB. Del. r H. W. UorrnAX. Md. xeeairve Committee of tbe National Union Com. K.wTosjt. May 16. 1P67. .Ali IheBapaMieaa :araala are reqaeated to eup aad to lasend tnis aiipeaL At I'clt CrsTuMsm. Captain Maloy, of bark Oit. -coin, ol New Bedford, gives a gX 'tie account of an encounter with a w' . on the 16th of December last, as ff 1- Io "AKul U00 miles N. W. trom St Nicholas, wc taw whales close to the ship, lowered the boats as soou as possible, and soon the second mate struck a large whale. In a lew miunte, the third mate struck and got stare. The whale then went to tbe second mate and knocked the bottom out of his boat. Tbe first mate then brought the third mate and his crew to tbe ship I then sent him off to bring the second mate and his crew to the ship as quick as possible. as 1 saw tbe wbale was intending miscniet. In tbe meantime, the wbale was at work on the starboard boat, and he soon made a bad boat of ber. After getting all hands on board, the first axd second mates, being anxious to try him aeain, went off, but didn't get a chance to kill him. Id fact, they hail as much as they could do to keep clear ef him ; and iteiog that he was a dangerous customer, I called the boats on board. Not liking the idea of being done by a wbale, I concluded to goat him with tbeihip; pit ready and made for him. Getting near, be turned and came for u, striking tbe ship on ber pott bow with bis jew, his bead coming in contact with tbe out-water, knocking it off and tearing off considerable copper and sheathing. The shock he gave the ship as heavy, taking some of the men off their feet, and gtiing tbem considerable of a fright. Had the wbale struck the thip fair he would have gone throojh ber aLd a ball bare elapsed since military iicc as ea-ily as a oat would through wet paper, jty compelled tbe almost total destruction About tue time he ttruck I gave him a bomb, i but did not kill him. sj 1 west at bim again This time he did not like tbe taste cf the ship, and so got out of tbe way at fast it be could, A he pttsed, I gave bim another bomb and two hnces, but these failed to kill him. Again I tiied bim, but he kept clear cf ur. It being late, I sent a boat ctf to make the wreck of tbe tatboird boat secure to the line, to act as a drag, and went after the waist boat, now fire miles to the leeward. After gettiDg heron toir.I it being then dark I worked to the wind ward all night, and the next mornieg eaw him again ith the wreck of tee boat still fast to bin. At 0.E0 A. M. we lowered two boats well rainned, and wtct at him. After a hard tnssle, we got him under the care of friends, aad took him aloofuide. He was a very lerge whale ; tbe largest, I think, I ever saw. Bat he was very poor. I got 115 barrels out of him ; had he bceo fit, he would hue nude 160 barrels feet spread cf flakes sth of iw 18 feet and Iting him in, that his easy His length wis C8 1G feet 2 inches ; and length 4 inches. I found cn cuttinz , e,..!i .i,, .,.,..! t,. ks. ,;.t nn nnrhaw. i jcst j tDe jat TO, 0'n,irt ti j,,r ' Irsps. j Exkctiox or a Mcanntiit atSokil, C. K. BC murderer, named Provencher, resided at St. Zephtrin, C. .. and was on terms of imimicy with a neighbor named dutra. Between Jirs. Jutras and Provencher a casnnl acquaintance ripened into criminal intimacy. On one occasion the guilty couple viited Sorcl, and passed as mm and wife. Their clandestine meetings were very Ire quent. In November ProvencLer's wife went with liitn to call on Jutras-. A fistive ! bot'Ie was produced and one tumbler filled ' lor Jime l'roveneber. She qoffttbel flowing bowl, and died at once. Public sus- j piciuu anionic the Frt nili Canadians is a ' plant of slow growth. Nothing wa- thought oi inii event, ana me .intiir.-ola'e widower sought refnge in the bosom of the Jutns fainilv. Hero he abode in peace, unul the Sib ot January, wben Jutras went lurth to laK.r. lli spouse provid'-d him with a flask oi Kinesey and strychnine l r vtnciurac eompunied bim, and with a rahrw .r-hy abstinence, too rarely met am-mg the Kreneh Lrtiudi.iu. delicti to drink with his eosu pir.i.n. Jutras iuihiU d t such an extent that I e cmie bouie triroMI couvul-ivt-lv. luring his illness be was di ted on stneh nine and soup, so that eventually he suc cumb, d and died. lli spuu-f sought eonso lation in the arms of I'r .reucher. Suspicion became aroused, and an ir quest was held. At tbe March oizos at S- I tbe guilty pair were indicted and tried Fivo minutes' deliberation by the jury ended in a verdict of "Guilty." and the piiexwer was sentenced to be banged on t! e .Id day ol may. His paramour and aceomplice was iodictrtl at the same time and found guilty Her counsel pleaded as a re sin why exeeuti n should be delayed, tbe fact tbat she w.ut soon to become a mother. Invotigation by a jury ol matron- eocaSrmmj; this, her exent- tin was deferred unul next Novemr, when, on the scaffjkl, she wiU eapute her her nfieuce against the laws of Ilcaven atd of man. TO FATAL PAT dawned gray and gloomy, with occasional sh twers, no exception to the di-mal tbrec weeks of rain and raw weather which had pr-x W it. From an early bonr tbc little town of Sirel was all alive The roads were crowded and choked with French carta and skeleton horses, and three bourn ere tbe exe cution tbe space around the fatal tree was thronged with gray coated hahtans and poke honnetrd women, all bound to the scene f 'Le last act in tbe tragedy of Provencher 's guilty Me. Every moment tbe crowd thick ened until, as tbe U lis tolled out and every bead was bared, from ten thousand to fif teen thousand most have been present. At fifteen minutes past eleven tbe cortege moved in solemn silence to tbc scaffold. The prisoner walked very steadily, with a cheerful countenance, but with bis eyes cast down. On mounting tbe scaffold tbe ruce was immediately adjusted by tbc exe cutioner, a tall Canadian with brawny anas half bared, and a blackened fac . The prisoner desired it to b left loosely about ins neck while he received the last rites of religion. His race was pale, but his lips sat firmly without a quiver. Lie declined to acknowledge his guilt to the very last, lie then told the hangman to tighten tbe rope, tbe cape was drawn down over his eyes and tbc drop fell instantaneously, and the body swung motionless a . lifeless corpse. In a few seioads more than three minute lite was extinct. A piercing shriek was beard a second be fore the drop feU. It proceeded from Sophs Kouclair (Mis. Jutras). who, from tbe window of br cell, bad watched the pro cession move to the foot of the gallows. Bat then her agitated mini failel and with a loud sbriefesbe Sainted The vast crowd dispersed quietly and in perfect order. fr. PeTta's. St. Peter's is the grandest ehurea ia the world. It is eoaaete4 with the Vatican, the central point of that reaje sUstical system which has bad a band in n arly all aovemtnts, p Ltical and religious, for more than flft-en hundred eani Look ing at tbe building frotu the 'qua re in front, it does not seem to be very la'se. hut enter ing it, yuu look along a nave CIS feet, and i.p to a golden arch 152 h it. Y - u sec a row ot immense 'qua re pillars, ardou sideof to two aisle ; the-, with the nave and pillais make a width o! 198 feet i his is enough of statistics BV holding it. you at oti.Y feel tbat it is t. tmmjnserdiEc-'. hut it i r.. t eay to e lopr I en I its muttnitudf nil Jou stand beneath tfe- grtat dome -,n-l look aCT.ias the transept, hark al iit it e nave and np to the great dome- np 405 feet almost as high again a- Bunker II ill Monument. Tbc distance is so great t! at the letters of the inscription at the base of the dome, which seem to be ab-mt a toot in Itngtb, are ia reality 6 feet long. Beneai h tbe dome is the high altar, over which stands an ugly s aped c.nopj, made of bronse torn from the ancient Pauthroo ; it seems to be aNmt thirty Itet to its top. but tbe actual w zunety-nve. C mprenendmg those distances, you can t'.eu unders'snd i that the building is large enough to lake in eight or ten of tbe largest churchts in Bos ton, steeples and all Yuu let'old a maible pivement. euri tusly wrought, iu Mosaic, uiarhle pilasiere anil columns, statues of toe Apusilts, effigies ol Sain', angels, cut ids, totalis of old Popes some of witum were great villains punt ing, nuawies, mcdadiuas, brunse and gold -gold enough it melted and coined into money to make every beggar in Home a wealthy citizen. One hundred thousand dollars on tie canopy, or bmldichrno, as it it ct lied, gt lde n lamps, candlesticks, crosses, gold on tbe tombs of t e Popes, gold on the walls, oa the vaulted rool, upon the great dome, on the mitres, crowns, g Men cupids, golden palm leaves so litis' ly di-fl lyed that it would seem there was uo hack ot toe precious metals in tho treasury o! tbe church. You arc impressed by the cost ot this edi fice as well as by its size. Two burdrcd and filly ycats ago, before tl.c IMgiiuie set f - t on 1 'It mouth itock, its estimated e- at. wiia I forty-seven million dollars. Since then there ' has been unlimited expense; it i stated tbat 1 ""-' .'W"t lrc'u"'Mn0tf " tbe equine the cost at the present time and in the pre - ! "1 ' rlf Thc contour, the temples, tte ent values, would amount to $225,000,000 ! : TI ' r extremities ot the cheeks.thrce crowns Enough tobuildtworaiiroad-itothc Pacific. ! upon the top of the bead, tbe soft spot or By the census of lcOO the total valuation -f I otois in the skull as lour.d in infant real and personal property in the State ol " , cation and first lortaation of Nw Hampshire was $150,000,000. and m i 11 " r- hc 1 ca,,on of 7t. the Vermont C135,000,(KK). Here then we bin ' c-v v;'''. and eyelashes all make thc Ir ene church which it is said has cat as mu.-h "M-ine to tbc human bead, close, strik- aa the valutli .n of all the nrnriertv in . w I llampsbirc aud oall of tbat in eiu. rt Think if all the lands, houses, lac:-' i..-. shops, goods-, cattle, shrep. h irses, tu o . bonds and mortgages everything that i . be reckoned by dollars and cents, iwncf ' nearly a half million people thousands of them your leaders, turned into this otic building, and you uiU und. reland what-irt of a place lbe Pope has lot tbe ob-ervaaci- o! Cbri -tolas' cereruooie". Cartoon Atlanta, Ga. Atmnta exbibitu wonder ful ricnperalive power Only two years of thjg efty by fire, yet it bps been substan tially rebuilt, a vacant spot or htaccencu ruins here and there alono reminding of the I great conuigratton. There are many Nor thern and Western men here, and it i to their energy and enterpri-e. doubtless, that the prosperity of the city is Nr-ely owing. Theic is au active and efficient Republican organization in this State, now numbering 170 leagues 110 white and CO colored. In this city tbc whitu league ha SH0 members, and tbe colored 500 Tbe leading men are sometimes Unentered with Judge Lynch, after thc fasnion of tbe davs In fore tbc flood, but they letl strung in numbers and in Uith i m tbe ngf t, aLd arc coiifrlent that when the time comes thev will N; felt iu an omnipo- 1 tent power at thc polls. . Uen. Pope bas appointed one colored man 0D rcb B mrd of Rcitistration in the Sate. wbich cuee-1- tne squirming among those sensitive white men who canno: tee beluw the skin : but as I am assured these olored mca ore la CTei7 jajg intelligent and ojm , peUnt psrsons, this fccliog, 1 doubt not, will yield to the softening influences of time and habit. Cor Boston Jour. bnoRr Hoax Cattle No State in .Now England phvs so little attention to breeds of cattle as entrant Strange as it may seem taere is ntu one breed ol pure blood cattle in irw oiaie trom wbich rales are made. Thti is a kind of pure hlnod short born 'reed, am: owned by A. M Winslow k Son?, of Put Dev. Windham Co their snles in 1866 were, January calf " Lbampion," 5 months old to S. E Oar. penter, Uindonderrv. for $150; March, i-auy lit lie, three years ok! lor .500: I calf 5 months old, for $lo0, to A. F. Wait. Braltleboro ; Juno ealf " Vermmter " 4 month old. for $150, to L. ILJosIyn, WMisfiild; September calf " Uoan Star 2," 1 nionina oio, ir lo, to Charles Lamb, Newport. N. II ; Srp'emher cow " Maril- la for S425. to S. ft. Carncnlos fundus.. i derry ; e .w fop-ev " for $400. to W inf low, it zzcitine, Ltiulgrove ; heifer ".Mad onna " three n.onth old. for $350, to E. S. Baldwin, Putney ; October calf. ".Major n...K o mobtha old, lor jtloO, to Ituel Smith, Wilmington; November ctlf," Young Champion " 3 mi-nth old. Tor $150. to llaj-wo-af and Goodhue. Hancock, N. II. ; De cember cow " P cohtintaa " 4th for $425, t Brxiiry (iorbam. Putney, amounting in "11 t 3.000. Il ia particular family are frm the eelt br itetf herd of ISoh Lathrop of South Had-1-y, who has been one 1 the best breeders of this class of cattle in the United States ; tbc original haviug been imported hy bim from Europe. We ought to bave in Vermont men wbo have, berda like those of lAtbrop, Petus, and W nite of Maechuett, Anderson of Maine, and a large number of others scattered thr. ugh Xi w Englantl. We hot tbt farm ers ui Vermont will give the ranting of the pure bloods attention. Rnttand Herald. South American letters dated Kio Janeiro. April 'J, and Buenos Ayres, March ffi, say no ten movement has been made by either party in be Paraguayan war. Picket finuo ana inn. win ol sbells oeeasioually into Carapaity were tbe only maoeauvers goiog on. Minister Wasbhurne atured In camp ... . . . .i ui ne antes on ine i ttn ot ataren. trom tbe Par.nunyan Government, to which he ii ac credited and bad a secret conference with M .r.,01.4 Caxias. It is believed that tbe conv. nation was in reference to tbe proposed meduti n on tbe part of the United Slate-, and t!': Marquis Caxias declined to admit of any mediation whatever. Tbe recruiting ol the national guard for service in tbe field was utterly opposed by the members of that organisation at Kio Janeiro. In Pemambuco open revolts were threatened in event of the order being en forced. The Paraguayan army is well supplied with evi ryibing through Bolivia. No signs ol want is visible among them, while tbe allies are discontented, being bound up in a swamp and deserted by their allies. A once conference was held at the Gov ernawnt House in Bunos Ayrcs. at w hich General Mitre, the Provisional Pres.dent of i outlay, and tbe Brazilian Minister were poa ' It is 'cbeved that all tavored a speed , -o.". Tne professed mediation of tbe I'nri-d States was in great favot with all clwsc. Lopes, President of Paraguay, is among them Opera iocs against tbe rebels in the Ar gentine Republic were actively prosecuted, and the fotce of the Inner had been reduced to a few guerrilla bands. TuxtALikor Dl axcT oaixs The folkn iug irtin. nt article relative to tbc value of Directories we cory Irom the Spring it Id Republican . Mist people pat umnnllaf , almasaes and dsnKUwke as the saase saltatory very desirabtr Lkiaf bt hate wbn waaleti, but aotornrach account at other times. Bat persons who hate been stranded at a country tavern on a rainy day. save before now got amettssest as wet! as lntttuctuu oat of an alma sue. and a last years one at that ; and only time and Wsars ami a philosophical and inquiring turn emiadaie ueoewwry to invest a city' directory with an in terest Mich as few books are juiuaed ia claim ing, it u a aate guadeu its onatr, and ( what otuer book besides the Bible can that be wkl ? As work ot art it simple sad truthful. It iivau ot tacts, aad very siabbsra focts some of tbe nit i. and aomea named are, too ; but it furuuhea tbc m&unal for auvIa Who so stu pid thai with tbe names given, they eouU not bd up toe plot ? .in prow w-ork it is truthful, ail stales tie's bmfl aad tsfy, a style greatly io be desired in aay book ; and it has signer claims to be considered poetry than the tact that it h primed ia lines ta&t begin with a capital letter. eh name safgvsls a brt, and what is life bt tfce fraade-t of poems sobm bmts a carol, but tun rreqsenily a threnody ; some worih rrading lo the ead, but the majori. ty sat aiy.ng us with a glasee at the title nje ? Bui must retrain (rem setting forth alt tbe intertwine, and instructive featatcs ot our direc tory, "hiett is now ready for eterybody, and iaw who Ut out the inwwarw from beneath cotera lor ibemselvcs, dl of course prize them most. Ouly one other truth that it illustrates caa we speak of the iacoapfetteees of all hu man attain. We are canfUeat tbat eoBHWbtre in souie atreet io the city there livts a rain wnuse came i not in the directory. Perhaps he sas tuned tinee tbe last issue, or perhaps be a a sew arrival in the city. At all events he lutended lo have hu name ia the directory, and either through negligence or mistake it is omit ted. ir tbat man the little volume will have noiateveai. It is sad to think that even one must be disappointed. But all success ouly ptrtial aad cooparatie, and he who looks fur perfection in a directors any more this in a lit, must find his- if mistaken. AsotHxa FatAK or Nattxe. The fabled Centaur of old has acually been re prodoetd ia our own lime. Samutl IIuiho.nk, of Coventry, last Thursday murning found a Valuable I .rood mire ot his dead. In seek ing for the cause ot death, a colt was taken trom tbe body, lbe body of the colt was P1"0 'J ni. but the brad bore not 1 ai.d unmistakable. There are two du- tiLi-t i-iit, much like the human eve.thouh I ltrgtr, ltd these nre separated Irom each o !.cr -:.!y iy a mem' race, and placed in 1 on- lirir-.- cket or cavity in the center of the load lhere is but little seruWaneo cf a I no-f, a:. tic the tn.utu somewhat riseinWt-s that ,.; . colt, but is located more like a bu rn ui m ii.tn, and tbe protuberance below I." month it at much like a chin as the I under lip of the horse. Tbe extremities of j thc ears are somewhat like tbat of the bust , nnd in feet is about tbc only teteiu-bl.in'--. : a h Jtsc. It it tbc grtateet curios ity wc have ever seen and wc doubt if a more singular and remarkable mallormation baa .:vrr been produced. Dr. I. B Kimball, ot Civmtry, now has the head in his pos session, and is taking measures to prieeivc i:. .Vtepor IV Erprtss. Bihit's. Call to Breimast. A lady iu this city in citing directions to a new scr- j vant. the other evening, said : "Now, Bid dv. a -xm no you have cot breakfast ready I to-morrow oaorniDg, you must ring the bell." j ".-I ure an I'll do it mum," said Biddy i At an unusually early hour tbc next ' morning there Co mo a fearful tug at fearful tug at tbe door-bt il a tug tbat almost broke tbe wire, aud s.nl both husband and wife into an np- t'g'-t pooition in oto. ice ringing comm. ued wi'h fearful eneriy. Master of tho b -use pulled on hit pints, and without wait ing lor suppers or uressing gown, uurrics m surprise lo lbe dt-ur . upon the door step, w ' diant iu tt c Conscious there stood Biddy with a countenance ra- I snessof a fattbfullv dis. cnargid duty, and with a low courtesy, ex- claimed : "Breakfast is ready, lir " Cars. land Plain DnUr .Voktuern Pactric Railroad. At a meet ing ol the Directors of this road, held at Boston on Thursday last, the following gentlemen were elected Directors, to fill va cancies in the Board r IVm. D. Ojden. of Chicago, President of Chi cago and Northwestern Railroad : J. Edgar Thompson, of Philadelphia. Penn.. President cf Pennstlrania. Central Railroad ItnWt It R.s- dell, of New York. President of the Ene Rail way; GeorzeW. Cas.. of Pittahnrh. of Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne and Chicago Rail road ; Wm. F. Farco.or Buffalo. Vice. Preiidsnt of New York Central Railroad, and Thomas H. CacSelJ, of Burlington. Vt. These gentlemen, with Hon. John Greg ory Smi;b. President ol the Vermont Central Railroad; Hon. R. D. Rice. President of Portland and Kcnncbeck Railroad; Hon. Onslow Steanw, President of the Northern N. II. Railroad, and Beni. P. Checev. of Boston, constitute a Bonrd of tho ablest rail way managers in the country. The union of great railroad interests, and the exper ience and ability, thus brought to the aid of tbc Northern Pacific enterprise, will, it is believed, ensure the prosecution and success of that great National work. Port Henbv. Thc following are recent sales in real estate in and near Port Henry : Lucius A. Foote to John B. Curtis, one acre for 51200, (no buildings.) Edward Hughs to Davis A. Johnson, 1-C acre ftr $333 75. (no buildinzai John Jame to William Walton, cne acre for 1300, (home and barn.) S. II. Witherbee to Franklin Cadworth, 11 acre fcrSlOO, (no baildinTs.) A. B. Waldo to Henry Knights, 3-4 of an aere 6r S950, (hcuse.) Jkkichj. A. B Remington has been ap pointed Postmaster at Jericho, nVf Geo. C. Oakes resigned. John T. Clapp has been appointed Liquor Agent for thc town of Jericho. Mr. Clapp ia a strong temperance man, has served tbe town in tbat capacity before and given general satisfaction. Recent sales of real estate at Jericho are as follows : Henry Parker sold his mill property to R. M. Galusha, for $2000. Erastus Field, house aad lot, to W. H. II. Wood, fir S1600. L. S. Prauty, house and land, to L. M. Stev ens, Sbr S370U Henry Parker. bouse and let, to 0. II. Shaw, far S 1600. A. S. Mtars, house and 1st, to Mrs. Minerva Barney, for SS00. Bradley Souie, hsuse and lot, to James II. llutehinsaa, forS2!50. Sr. Albaxs. At town inectio; tn St. Al bans) on Wednctslay, it was voted by one majority to enlarge thc present cemetery, and the one at the Bay, lor which a tax of 40 cents on tbe dollar was levied. A bounty of $300 to tbe widow of thc late Joseph A. Brainerd, whose three years service ended in the prison pen, at Andcrsonvillc, was voted. The horse of the express company's deliv ery wagon took fright and ran away, Wed nttday. and the driver, naaicd Bartram, jumped frotu the wagon just before it was demolished, and broke both bones of One Over the Lake A pleasure boat, named tbe Silas A. Houghton, bos been just put on thc Lake by some lovers of fishing at Port Douglass and V ilisboro, which the Ptaus burg Sentinel ijs "puts to flight all iJews of comparison with anything of the kind oa tbe Lake." Rev. E. II. Charm lectured in Plattsburg on Tuesday. Mr. Williams, a brakemin, was kilted at Mooie's Junction on Tuesday. He was shackling the oars and gut caught between tbe hunters'. He was a new hand, and this was his first day. George V. Hoyle, Esq., of Champlain, on Tuesday of last week sold two yoke of steers to a gentleman from Vermont for $000. They were Durbams, and of hi? own raising. A boy named Phil. Young wai arrested in Keeseville Stturdiy for breaking open a loi ter addressed to Peter YouDg, which had been handed him by tbe Pustmuster by mis take, and taking $40 out of it. He has been sent on for trial at U. S. Court now in session at Rochester, and will no doubt be sent to jail at least for two years, tbe short .at time irovidcd for in the cas; of an of fence of that character. A new hotel to be tilled thc "Higbgate Falls House" will be opened June 1st at Birmingham, a mile and a ball from Keese ville, by Mr. G. II. Bishop of New York, a gentleman wc are informed of some expe rience in that line. There are every Sum mer many parties wbo go from here to Keeseville to visit tbe high banks of the Ausablc, and the number will be much in creased as soon as it arrears that good ac commodations can be had so near the spot ; for the attractions there arc great. Masonic At tbc annual conclave of "BcaLtvcTON CoHMASDEar No. 2, Knights Templar," held at their asylum in this city. May loth, 1SG7, tbe following officers were elected for thc ensuaing year : E. Sir. Russell S. Taft. Commander. Sir. Wm. K Taft, Generalissimo. " Edward A. Jewett, Captain General. " Phmeas D. Ballou. Prelate. " Ormond Cole. Senior H'araVn. 44 Theodore S. Peck, Junior II aroe. " Samuel S. Brown, Trearurer. " Geo. T. Smith, Recorder. " Wm. D. Munsun, Sword Bearer. " Wm. Brinsmaid, Second Bearer. " James S. Gill, U'dro'oi. " George J. Stannard, 1st Capt. of th uuara. Henry N. Newell, SnJ Grpf. Guard of the " Lemuel B. Piatt, Jr., 3ru Copt, of tho Guard. " James Urqahart. Sentinel. " Wm. Brinsmaid, Commissarv. Sirs. Edward A. Jewett, Russell 5. Taft, Leverett B. Eoglesby, Prudential Committee. Advices from New Orleans show that over 15,000 persons have been irgistcred there al voters under tbc Reconstruction act. Tbe white people are recisterinevery freely now. but tbe colored men already have several ' thousand majority. In the State ot Louiiia. ca returns from registration show thai five colored men to ono white its bslog rsgiittr 0n tho average.