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THE WEEKLY UNION RECORD.
VOL. 11. THE WOH RECOI PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING in. (Mflirr. ». »- **rrn. c - »• W0OTI “*- Publisher* and Proprietors. •» Bird Street, between Myers end Hunlooii Sit. terms. One year per Mail ™ Six Months do ij Three Months do Delivered by Carrier per Month Single Copies iu ADVERTISEMENTS: Per square of ten lines nr less, first insertion. $3 00 Each subsequent insertion 1 am- A liberal discount will be made in favorof those who advertise by the year. Business Cards i averted on reasonable terms Law of Newspapers. I. gnfaecribers who do not give express notice to the contrary, are considered as wishing to continue publishers may continue to send them uotil all '**l r *f * nbseritiers neglect or refuse to take their paper* Irom the office or place to which they are sen? they are held responsible until they settle their bill, and give notice to discontinue them. 4. If subscribers move to other places nithout . informing the publisher, and the paper s the former direction, they are held responsible. Vntire nhouM always be "iven of removal. j The courts have decided th.lt refusing to take a paper from the office, or removing and leaving'it uncalled for, is prima facia evidence of intentional | frtud. BUSINESS CARDS. H. VAX AISTVXE WITT, 11. H. Physician and Surgeon, Will practice profession in OROVILLK AND VICINITY. Can be consulted at bis office as follows; Butte Bounty Hospital iAt his office on Mont- From «tolo a * 1 gomery street from Ito *2. and r» to < v m . •a-Persons wishing to be treated for any form of disease, will he furnished pleasant rooms at the Hospital, at a moderate charge. E. DUNHAM; |i. S. Assessor and Collector OF BUTTE COUNTY,CAL. OFFICE— On My**** Street, TlelvecH Montgomery and Bird Street*, OROVILLK. THOMAS WELLS, Atlorneyat Law & No Cry Public Offlc— In Tllenler Bnllillng. Has renamed the practice ot (.aw in all the courts of Justice, in Butte and adjoining counties. CHARLES F. LOTT, VTTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW, AND NOTARY PUBLIC. Orovili.k Butts County. Office—Bird st.. between Mversaml Hantoon. GEO. T. SHAW, Notary Public, And Commissioner of Deed* for Srrodet Ter. Ollier At A. Ci. Slmpion’n Book. Slorr. J. M. BURT, Attorney inti Counsellor at Law Practices in thr courts of the 'id Judicial District and in the Supreme court. OFFICE—Tn Burt's brick building, up stairs, on Bird street, Orovillc. L. C. Gkanqkb.J I A- Mai-rich. Jr. GRANGER &. MAURICE, ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW, Will practice in all ot the Counties of the Fif teenth Judicial District. and in the Supreme Court. Office—on Bird street.between Huntoon and Myers streets. Orotili.r. aep.i'.itf. O. C. BURLINGAME, DENTIST, OFFICE-In Mathews" Brick Build ing, on Hunt *m St.. Mwocu Mont gomery and Bird Streets, OHO Vila laid. DR. JAMES GREEN, Orovillc; OFFICE—Corner of Oak street and Miner s Ally w. PRATT, M. D. Physician & Surgeon, Rock Creek, Untie Co-, i r.k. SMITH s * KOSBNB VI M. SMITH &. ROSENBAUM, ATTORNEYS AT 1. \w. Office Over Saw in A Dunbar’* al stand. Hun- Yooa street. DR. D.W.C. WILLOUGHBY Office—At McDermott s Drug Store. OROVILLK. SAM C. DENSON. ATTORNEY cV COI'ASF.I.I.OIt IT LAW. Will nmevioe in ail the Court* ot the Hfleenth Judicial District. ... Office— With Judge Well*. Biid street. Or-n i.lc J. BLOCK &. Co, DEALERS IN C.ROCF.UIES AND MINERS SUPPLIES, Montgomery street, Oroville. GEO. C. PERKINS, WHOLH-ALF. AND REIT All. DEALER IN GROCERIES. PROVISIONS AND PKODVCE. Conner Myers and Montgomery stmts. Orovillc. A. MCDERMOTT, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRUGGIST. Montgomery Street. Orovillc. FAULKNER &. Co, M-W Wf ■— EH9. Corner Myers »ad lloalomcry Streets. A HOTELS, &C. International Hotel Corner Montgomery and Lincoln st*., OROVILLE. BIRD & LOWRY, PROPRIETORS. JLOWRV. HiTTXIi PURCHASED • an interest in this well known and popular Hotel, the proprietors would assure the residents of Oroville and the traveling public, that no means will lie left untried to enable them to deserve a share of their patronage. THE TABLE Is snpplied with every luxury of the season, and every thing will be done to insure the comfort of the guests at this house. THE BAR Will always [re supplied with choice liquors and cigars. Single Meal* o® Cents. Lodging* 50 to 75 Cents. *■*. The Office of the California Stage Company is at the International. a#” Stages leave this hotel every day for all parts of the country. RALPH BIRD. JAMES LOWRY, BARNUM RESTA.tTRA.KT 1 lor. Montgomery &. Hnntomi Sts., OROVILLE. the undersigned, puo- as^ printer of this establishment, v * hereby informs the Public that vo lie prepared to furnish meals at all hour, day and night, composed of ail the substautials and delica cies of the season which the market affords. BALLS, PARTIES, And Assemblies of every nature , will)* supplied with Dinners. Suppers and Colla tions. in the best style and on Hie most Literal term- 5 . Connected with the Restaurant is a BAR. where ean always lie found the best and every description of Liquors. TERMS: Hoard per Week $0 OO Single Mcnls 50 Board per Week wllli Lodging .. . 7.00 Lodgings per Mglit *<W ap!9tf J. REYNOLD,Proprietor. ST. NICHOLAS HOTEL, Orovill o . rjAHE UNDERSIGNED WOULD RESPECT JL fully inform his friends and the public gene rally that he has rented the “ ST. NICHOLAS HOTEL." (formerly kept by Frank Johnson,) in Oroville, and he would be pleased to see his friends, when ever they will give him a rail. ROBERT O’NEIL, Proprietor. Oroville, June loth, IS6J. What Cheer House, OROVILLE, Montgomery street Between Myers and Hun toon Streets. IAIIE SUBSCRIBER RESI'Ei TEE LEV IN forms his friends and the public, that he fur nishes at the above house the best board and lod ging for the ftdlowing prices: Board and lodging per week sr» Ort Board per week.. $5 00 Single meals 25 Beds .23 and 30 A Splendid. Bar Containing the very best of Liquors and cigars has been added to the establishment. Call and examine for yourselves. R. OLIVER. MAIERS HOTEL, MYERS STREET, BETWEEN BIRD AND ROB INSON, OROVIIiLiE. r>. MAI EH, Proprietor. Tims HOUSE IS NEWLY RE FITTED. FUR nished. and well arranged, and provided with pleasant room-, aff Tiling pleasant homes for fam ilies and transient Boarders. Board and Lodging at Reduced Prices. nil D. MAIEU. Maple Spring House. A. RAPP Proprietor. Located six miles above Dog Town, and one mile above Lovebxk’s. <l*xi tart- and accommo dations. The patronage of the public is K. LAKI kfiOSH E. LANE & Co. >C IW .K »« , Montgomery street. Oroville. A.O.SILFSON- ‘THOS. CALLOW A. G. SIMPSON, Wholesale and Retail Dealer in BOOKS AND stationery, stable and fancy articles. Theatre Block, Hantoon street. Oroville. OKOVU.LK LODGE 10,!, F. A. M. a THE STATED COMMUNIC ATIONS OF Lodge. No. 10r.,0f F. A. M..are fnrAheld on the last Saturday of each month, and called meetings every Saturday, at the Masonic Hall.ove! JL. McDermott's Drug Store. GEO. C. PERKINS. W. M Maa Bkooss Sec y. OROVILLE, The patriotic concurrent resolutions intro duced in the Assembly at an early day of the session, by Thompson Campbell, of San Fran cisco —which were unnecessarily delayed by debate and triSiag disagreement were at length adopted without material change, in both Houses, on the 17th iost.. with additional resolutions requesting the Governor to transmit copies of said concurrent resolutions to the President of the United Slates, and to each of our Senators and Representatives: and that he be requested to telegraph immediately their substance to our delegation in Congress. They are sound and loyal to the core, and speak em phatically and unequivocally the sentiment cf the loyal masses of California. We print them in full, as follows: Resolved by the Assembly, the Senate con curring—l. That the people of the State of California are uncompromisingly loyal, and that we repudiate the political heresy of State supremacy when brought in conflict with Fed eral authority, holding lhat each has its proper sphere, but that in ail National affairs the Constitution, and the laws of the United States made in pursuance thereof, are the supreme law of the land, and which no State, either by leg islation, judicial decision, or otherwise, can disobey, controvert or evade, without violating this great fundamental principle of our Gov ernment, for the maintenance of which the people of this State are prepared to die rather than surrender. 2. That the rebellion is a war of the Southern slave-owning aristocracy against the democracy of the nation, and is a blow struck against all free Government. 3. That we indorse ail the measures of the Administration adopted for the purpose of subduing the present most wicked rebellion ; and. first, we indorse the abolition of slavery in the District of Colombia ; second, we indorse the Act making free from slavery ail territory belonging to the United Slates: third, we in dorse the Confiscation Act: fourth, we indorse the Conscription Law ; fifth, we indorse the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus; sixth, we indorse the enlistment of negro soldiers to fight in onr National armies; seventh, we in dorse the noble stand taken by President Lin coin, that all who wear the uniform of the Union shall receive the same protection ; eighth, we iudorse the financial policy of the Govern ment, and the Legal Tender Law. ns the great administrative measure for successfully cam ing on the war against the rebellion, and which we pledge ourselves to defend ami uphold; ninth, we iudorse the policy of establishing Military Governments in the revolted .States, as ncees sary to enable the President to see that the laws therein are faithfully executed ; tenth, we iudorse the Act admitting Western Virginia, into the Union. 4. That we indorse the proclamation by the President of the United Slates, of January first,eighteen hundred and sixly-threc, declaring the slaves in all the territory which it covers forever free; and we hold that its operation is not contingent upon the occupation of any territory by the National arms, but lhat it is self-acting, and gives to each slave a full and complete legal title of freedom, and we will never consent that they shall, for any purpose or for any end, be returned to their former condition of bondage; but we pledge ourselves 10 stand by and support President Lincoln iu his noble determination to maintain the plighted faith of the nation inviolate, as expressed iu his last Message, when he says : “1 shall not at tempt to retract or modify the emancipation proclamation, nor shall I return to slavery any person who is free by the terms cf the procla mation, or by any Act of Congress.'' 5. That we indorse ihe plan of reconstruction as set forth in the proclamation of the Presi dent, and appended to his last Message: First, because it establishes in the rebellious States now under Ihe National ting, or that may come under it, a rallying point for the organization of all loyal men: second, because it guards and protects the emancipated slave against the possibility of re enslavement; third, because it will enable the United States to practically guarantee to every State to which 11 applies a republican form of government, and to protect each of them against invasion : fourth, because it pain's out a mode by which the deluded masses of the rebellious States may return to their allegiance, with the restoration of all their rights, while it reservi s the right to punish the guilty instigators and leaders of the rebellion for the great crime they have com mitted ; fifth, because it provides for the sup port and protection of the freed men of the re bellious territory as a condi'ion precedent for pardon and the restoration of forfeited rights; sixth, because it presents a mode by which the National authority over every loyal State Government may be established, and the State thus restored to its place in the Union : and seventh, because it precludes the possibility of any peace which shall acknowledge the exist ence or reestablishment of slavery in any part of the rebellious territory covered by the emancipation proclamation. 6. That the proposition of the Copperhead members of Congress, to send Commissioners to Richmond to sue for peace from armed trai tors, should consign their names to eternal in famy, and he who would treat with armed treason is himself a traitor, and deserves a traitor's punishment; California will accept no peace which is not based upon an unconditional surrender. 7. That we iudorse the construction of the Confiscation Law which has for its object the unconditional forfeiture of the property of rebels; and our Senators arc hereby instructed and our Representatives in Congress requested to urge its adoption. 8. That wo tender cur gallant army and navy, officers and men, the heartfelt thanks of the loyal people of the loyal Stale of California, for their glorious achievements, for the renown which they have given to the American name, and we guarantee to them that, while they are fighting our battles, traitors at home shall not be permitted to deprive them of the least of their civil rights. 9. That the President's proclamation of pardon, as appended to his Message, i> limited to the people of the rebellious States, as therein specified, and has no application either to pris oners of war, or to pt'rsons who have been tried, convicted and sentenced by the Courts of the country. 10. That the barbarous treatment of Union prisoners by the rebels is without a parallel ic the annals of civilization, and should bring down upon them the execrations of the whole civilized world : and we hail with delight the recent action of the Government in placing the whole phalanx of rebel prisoners under the ju risdiction of General Duller, that great rebel lamer, and we earnestly invoke such a system of retaliation as will force the barbarism of slavery to yield to the humane rules of civilized warfare. 11- That in Abraham Lincoln. President of the United States, we recognize purity of life, singleness of purpose, the tar seeing, conscien tious statesman, the uncompromising, unsullied patriot, the aim of whose life is the preservation of the Uuion and the restoration of peace upon the immutable and eternal foundations of free dom and freedom only; that to bis wisdom, sleepless watchfulness, unselfish patriotism, prompt action and determined will to pursue the right aud abandon the wrong, the people The Patriotic Resolutions. of these United States are indebted for the proud position which they this day occupy on the great map of nations; that, when wc con sider the fiery ordeal through which this mac of the people has passed unscathed and un tainted. it is not strange that public confidence in him should remain unshaken; and that, while we revere and honor other noble patriots who have performed so well their several parts in this great drams, the pconh still look to Abraham Lincoln as the instrument selected by Providence to lead their country in safety through all its peril 2, and restore it again to a peace in which no element of discord shall be found, and that we do most heartily favor his re-election. The President. The following article from the Topeka State Record, a leading newspaper in Kansas, is so Just and appropriate that we are sure oar readers will thank as for printing it : From the army. from the New Kngiand States, open the trains, wherever you will. East or West, at the mention of the name of Abra bam Lincoln, the people indicate that they are for him. They feel that be is an honest man. and a true patriot, and care not to try experi ments by calling any new, untried man into the Presidential chair. The people are content to let well-enough alone, and feel like taking no chances npon any new man at the present im portant juncture in National affairs. The masses are for him—the soldiers are for him everywhere—all thinking men. with one voice, say .Mr. Lincoln must close this war. and settle the future policy of the country. There is justice in all this. Mr. Lincoln was elected constitutionally, and, elected thus, has a right to bo President of the United Slate*— all the Stales. lie bad a right to expect the faithful observance of their sacred obligations to the General Government by all the States, but found instead some of them setting thcauthorily of the Government at defiance, all of which he has endured with patient faithfulness and honest patriotism, lie is regarded as a patient, saga cious, wise aid humane man—none more so among living American statesmen, lie is radical in all that requires radical aclion. The class of people who are talking of this man, or that man, as embodying the principles of a radical party, better than Mr. Lincoln, are mythical in all such remarks, when the climax ol all that was held radical by the extreme wing of the Republican party has been carried out, and made prominent measures of. this Admin i,-tration ; so there is nothing remaining, even in theory, to be further prosecuted by a radical party. To admit that Gen. Fremont or Gen. Hunter each moved in radical war measures ahead of President Lincoln, at this time has nothing of argument whatever, as the President has fully kept puce with public opinion on all these measures. The Proclamation nf Freedom was duly made and adhered to. The policy of mustering and arming negroes as soldiers is fully maintained, and that, too. with great success. The confiscation of rebel property is also being done bj the Federal Courts, where ever such property is found within their juris diction. Mr. Lincoln is careful of what he does, and rash in nothing. For these reasons, we say that Kansas should be bold and unanimous in her support o! the President, and we have no doubt she is and will be. The history of Mr. Lincoln's admin istratiou will be a bright and shining light in the history of our country. He will be hailed os the liberator of the bondsman and the restorer of the great American Union. Tecmpixo for Recruits.—Gen. Sonic, at Denver City, in liis poster advertising for a few more recruits, gets off the following.— Read it: Pii.oßiMs' ScrroßT.-5d02.000. ‘’Poor Old Thing.'' "Old Sweetness" for your Rip roaring Bull Whackers, ami fatigued Miners, who are loyal to your country, and would like to put iu a few day 's service before the close of the war. “That's What’s the Matter." Von will get 8302,000 in greenbacks as bounty. 874,ditto start in with,Bs6 at the end of two months, ami the rest in instalments. Only thirty more men wanted in the First Cavalry of Colorado. Any man can go in a “Pauper,” and be mustered out with the Regiment, and have money enough left to start a bank or run a quartz mill. If you want good cloths “till you cant rest,” come to the office. If yon want a “square meal” come and eat with ns, and we won’t charge you a red for it.— You bet your life we are “on it” and suffer with pleasure. I iik rebel prisoners at Camp Douglas. Chi cago, have all sorls of things sent to them by their sympathetic friends. Upon examining a turkey sent from Kentucky, in the center o( the dressing or “stuffing” a small homocpathic vial was found, neatly corked and sealed, which, upon being opened, was found to contain a 850 Government greenback. A neat, square piece of head-cheese was received three or four days later, inside of which was found 820 in grecn backs. very securely protected from moisture in the same manner. Ten dollars were found in the middle of a loaf of cake sent one of the prisoners—evidently doubled across the end of a case-knife blade, and shoved to the center of the cake. Cottos and Lancashire Pauperism.—By recent news from England, it seems that pau perism has slightly increased in the manufac turing districts, but it was expected that other employment woold soon be furnished to all who were capable of working out of doors upon public works, for which large appropriations had been made under an act of Parliament. About 30,000 bags of cotton per week have lately been consumed, of which there were from America 2,500 bags, Kgypt t.SOO, Brazil 3.000, West Indies 1.000, .and East Indies 19.000. The supply is not equal to the present demand. A few weeks ago. a returned sutler called at the residence of a highly respectable family in Half Moon, Saratoga county, N V . m l sold his overcoat. The garment was taken ami washed. The family, at the lime, comprised efght members—a husband and w ife and six grown up children—fou r sous and two girls. In the coarse of a few days, the whole family was s'ricken with disease ; father and son die-d and were buried ou the same day. Two sons soon after died, and were buried at one funeral. The fourth son died shortly after, and a daugh ter. The last son was buried last week. The mother and surviving daughter have been low with the same disease. The disease was fever, and it is believed to be yellow fever by some.— Exchange. SqUATTER Troubles. — There is likely to be a serious difficulty in the Truckee Meadows, from the fact that the land is coming into market, and outsiders have commenced jumping ranches, under the impression that the persons in possession, who have them enclosed, cannot hold more than ICO acres. The que-tion is an intricate one, and its discussion will, perhaps, lead to rim and bloodshed. Parties go armed aud are ready to engage in the coullict at a moment's notice. A saw mill on a new plan has just been put in operation at Cheshire, Mich . by J. el. Lind say, the inventor ; the saw works horizontally, cutting the lumber from '.be top of the log. and after passing through the log, it is turned over, the carriage is started the other way, and the saw works back again, cutting the log as before For the Union Record. Memories. Tis twilight hour—the sun has set Behind the di?tant bill; The little birds hare hushed their songs— All nature now is still ; The lengthening shadows gather fast. The winds no longer sigh ; The stars soon slowly, one bj one. Will light the aaure sky. What thoughts cf scenes and friends I've loved Cling round my heart, to-night 1 And. though for manv years I've roved. Their memory still is bright; I >ie my mother's gentle smile. Her loving voice I bear. As last she said farewell to me. And dropped the parting tear. My father, too, his blessing gave— How many times I've thought What kind advice his lips have breathed— What useful le«ons taught! My trot’ ers and ray sister dear— How vainly i have tried To stay the tears that still would flow. To see them by my side. But oh I a memory cherished more— More sacred than the rest: My darling wife was snatched away— The one I loved the best I I see my little cottage homo. Amid the trees and flowers, When bright birds warbled all the day, Soon sped those happy honrs. Her dark blue eyes and golden hair. Her heart of love and truth— How can I evermore forget That dear one loved in youth? With breaking heart, how day by day I watched my bright star fade ! Too so< u, alas! she [Kissed away. And in the tomb was laid. One little child to mo she gave. My hopes around it clung ; Soon I was sunk in sorrow’s wave— I lost my only son! So now a w anderer on the earth— A stranger and alone— How oft, at this lone twilight hour. Sad memories 'round me come! cloudv. Copperhead Soliloquy—Past and Present. Before I take that ‘‘laucoln oath,” I will starving go from place to place ; The “abolition" cloven foot May stamp me in the back and face, Bat never turn my thought and will— My In*pes will be in “copper" still. I am sick—toy mind is shaken— The reas n I cannot explain ; 1 feci better, now the oath is taken— My sickness will uot now remain ; 1 find that the “pang of conscience” Is nothing more than stuff and nonsense, r. 1 The Song of the Cat. The oat! the cat! She sits on the mat. All day a-vviuking and purring ; ’The lazy cat. She's blind as a bat. When the rats and mice arc stirring. The cat I the cat! She's sitting, as sat The cats fur Adam to feed 'em— The sly old cat! Mother Eve cried “Scat!" Tu the sell-same cats iu Eden ! The cat! the cat! Nor this, nor that. Has changed since the first blind kitten. The cat is a cat Since Cain, the brat. For pinching her tail was bitten. The cat I the cat ! The same that sat On the knee of Lot in Sodom ; Twas just such a cat That hissed and spat, In the Ark, by Noah trod on ! The cat 1 the cat! Like this one sat. Whom Pharaoh’s prayers were said to ; The same old cat His priests bowed at. In the temples of Thebes and Edfou. Our sleepy cat,! - There’s never a rnt Or mouse afraid to wake her! Our harmless cat. For the matter ot that. Is the very cat tor a Quaker! The cat! the cat ! What would she Ik? at. If left as her own provider ? Poor cat! poor cat! She'd starve on her mat. And the mice would dance beside her. How to J i mp Safely from the Cars.— We often see persons make a bungling jump from cars while in motion, and often see them thrown down. This arises from a want of reflection, a= they could jump safely (if they only knew how), though it is better and safer to wait till the cars stop than to run any risk. Now there is a way, that all persons should know, by which one can jump safely, even though the cars arc going at great speed. Take care to have sure foothold when you are about to jump, then jump easily forward at a little angle from the cars the same way they move, and continue your pace easily when you strike the earth, and you will not fee! any more sensation than in an ordinary run. If the cars are at a very great speed, and necessity requires you to jump to save your life, then give all your vigor and strength and jump with the cars, yet at a slight ar.irle from them, and jump as high as possible into the air—the higher the belter —for the body will soon lose its momentnm and you will descend and light upon yonr feet without injury. This can be seen by sending an apple or a rocket into the air; when its strength upward is gone, it falls to the ground in a direct line : so persons that jump up in this way. without fear, are safe. Any other way is always dangerous to life. — ExcJmnge. The father of the press in New England, Hon. John Prentiss, of Keene. N. II , in a communication to the Portsmouth Journal, after briefly following the prominent men who have been mentioned in connection with the next Presidency, concludes 4 that there is no wiser course than to continue President Lincoln another that he may • have the opportonity of carrying out his great and noble designs. ’ A Doctor of Divinity did a fine thing, the other day, in ringing the changes on ‘-Lie that bath cars to hear, let him hear.’’ 'He that is accessible to auricular vibration.” said the Doctor, ‘let him not close the gates of'his tympaiii.' Dl'btxg the thickest of the battle at Lookout Mountain, a soldier laid down his musket and coolly sang “Root Hon or Die.’, to Ibo great amusement of his comrades, who stopped fighting to listen. An Irishman tells of a fight in which there was but one whole nose left in the crowd, “and that belonged to the tay-kettle.” Killing a Hero. Hovelistically. Wasboe is fail of editors, old newspaper men and literary cusses Kerry day she edi tor of the Enterprise is astonished at hearing some stock broker, merchant, maledriver. i cook or wood sawyer, whom he had never suspected, plead guilty of having wreHed the sword subduing weapon. “Yesterday, says the Enterprise, of a recent date. * a trailer in feet said in conversation on literary matters : ‘Weil. 1 once ran a paper myself. It was in a small village in California. I was editor, book keeper, collector and roller-boy. This was well enough, bat I turned story writer— I thought 1 mast have a long story, Tanning through the various numbers of my paper. I cot alemg verv well for several weeks. My he ro was a splendid fellow —a regular love of a hero. He was to be* kilted, f ream the first he was doomed to death. But how to kill him j now be'eamo the plague of my life. The sto re was getting oatrageoosly long. Kvery week I said, "Now. 1 will kill* him 1 and the next week found him aiivc and more of a he ro than over. Never was there a hero pos sessed etf such d—d vitality. I once took him ail the way down to Me'xico, got him into a deep, dark canon—l was now determined to kill. But, d—n the fellow 1 he was always finding out seme new and glorious adventure, and I hadn't the heart to kill him till it was finished. He got out of the canon alive, and shone a hero more brilliant than before.— All the trouble of getting him into the canon was lost, and I bad to take him to some new place to kill him 1 gave np nearly everything else and devoted my whole time to planning the death of my hero. In spite of the impor tunities of creditors, I pursued him. week af ter week, with murderous intent, yet he was snch a splendid fellow that I couldn't kill him I never would have been able to give him the death stab, had not the paper busted up : then, in the last number, in a fit of despera-. lion, and at a most unsuitable lime. I laid him stiff and cold in a single paragraph.' 1 The Murderer of Gen. McCook. We are informed by an officer who was confined in one of the prisons at Cin-! cinnati, that while Morgan was in the | neighborhood of that city, an old gen tleman came in and inquired of Gen. Morgan's officers “if there was such an officer in his command as Captain Gurley.” The officer addressed re plied that there was not. “ Well,” says the old man. “ I can sleep, but I had determined, if Captain Gurley was in your command, neither to eat nor sleep until I had revenged myself in Ids blood for the murder of my son.” The old gentleman remained a few moments longer, talking of his former deeds of valor and the service he had done his country during the war, with his splen did repeating rifle, although the duties of his office as paymaster has not re quired his presence in the field. When he rose to depart, he remaked that he was sorry that Captain Gurley was not with General Morgan, for he had resolved to wreak his vengeance on him, even if ho had been a prisoner; but as he was not with the command, he sup posed he would have to kill somebody else of Morgan’s command. When he had gone, Dr. Miller, surgeon for Dick Morgan’s regiment, asked the Yankee officer of the day who that man was. The officer replied, in some astonish ment at his ignorance. “ Why, sir, this is the great Major Dan McCook, the father of the ‘ lighting McCook I supposed everybody knew Major Mc- Cook . ” —. It la >i}n Inteliigenre r. A Dog Mail Train.— The follow ing extract from a private letter from Pambina shows how the mail is trans ported from that point to Crow \\ ing : “The mail had to lay over one trip on account of the lameness of one of the carrier Jogs. You will probably think \ it strange that the groat United States mail should bo delayed several days for such a cause, but nevertheless it was. The mail is carried from bore to Crow- Wing, a distance of 350 miles, by dog trains, and if one set of dogs get foot sore when their turn comes, the mail has to lay over. To-morrow, they say, the dogs will be right and the mail will go forward, I saw the first dog mail train leave here on last mail day. It consisted of three middling size dogs. They looked more like wolves than dogs. They had regular harness, very fanci fully ornamented, and buckskin saddles, gorgeously worked with beads. The dogs arc driven in tandem style. They go from forty to fifty miles per day, the half-breed driver trotting behind most of the way.”- — St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer. Antiquity of the Pig.— The is the existing representative of a very ancient race of animals which lived and died j upon this earth long before there were 1 Christians to devour, or Jews to abhor then- flesh. The same species of wild boar thatxvas haunted by our fore fathers was contemporary with the mammoth, cave-bear, and long-haired rhinoceros. Some persons imagine that geology deals only with fossil shells or fishes ; but thers is a vast deal of in terest attached to the geological history of the predecessors and representatives of our domestic animals. \N e know that the wild ancestor of our domestic pig was in existence before the separa tion of England from the continent of Europe; and that the hunter—had hun ters then lived, might have chased the boar through forests the site of which is now occupied by the waves of the England Channel. Mammoth tigers, and rhinoceroses perished, but the wild boar lived, and lives still on the con tinent of Europe, though extinct here. Sc me one advised Ales. Logan, a witty Scotch advocate, to read a bomb astic book on a good subject, saying, “ Don’t you like to expatiate in that field ?” when he replied—“ I cannot get over the style.” Probably the wittiest saying in the language is Douglas Jerrold's definition of dogmatism— that it U puppyism come to maturity. Romance in Real Life.— Washington Republican say- that eo® martial' do not always arrive at r®i rcct conclusions. For instance. i®j manv days since information reach® the President that a young man. 1® longing to the Army of the Potom® had been sentenced by court martial® be shot for desertion. The boy v®j doomed to die in a few hours when t® despatch was received. No time si to be lost. A telegram was sent® Gen. Meade suspending the execuuc® An examination of the case w as order® by the President, when it was asc® tained that the young man ought H have been promoted long ago tor galia® and meritorious sen ice. instead of bet® shot! It appears that upon the mar® of the Army of the Potomac towar® -Maryland, on the occasion of Lee's fir® raid "northward, live young man allud® to became exhausted, and fell out H i the ranks, and. as soon as he recoverc® he proceeded on after his regiment,bfl not finding it, and there being no tin® to lose, he fell into the ranks of anoth® regiment, and fought gallantly at Sow® Mountain and Antietam, and w® wounded in the last-named battle. I® was sent to a hospital, which fact, I® the absence of a proper system in su® cases, did not reach the.officers of hfl regiment. At last he was arrested ® a deserter, tried, condemned, and w® about to be shot, when, by the inteß ferenec of the Executive, his life w® saved, and a young man, hastily co® detuned to an ignominious death,, w® suddenly restored to honor. I A Goon Hit for a Youth.— A l old chap in Connecticut,who was one the most niggardly men known in thal part of the country, carried on thl blaeksmithing business very extensive!® and as generally the case in that Statil boarded all bis own hands. And tl show he envied the men what they cal he would have a bowl of bean soul dished up for himself to cool, while thal for the hands was served up in a largl pan just from the boiling pot. Thil old fellow had an apprentice who wal rather unlucky among the hot irons! frequently burning his fingers. Thl old man scolded him severely one dayl for being so careless. ‘"How can I tell,” said the boy, “if they are hotl unless they are red V’ I “Never touch anything again till yol spit on it; if it dont hiss it won’t burn.’! In a day or two the old man sent thl boy in to sec if his soup was cool. Thl boy went in—spit in the bowl; ofcoursl the soup did not hiss. He went bael and told tbc boss all was right. I “Dinner !” cried ho. I AH hands run ; down sat the old mail at the head of the table ; and in wei.i a large spoonful of the boiling hot souij to his month. I “ Good heavens !” cried the old mail in the greatest rage. “ W hat did yoJ tell me that lie fur I you young rascal !’■ “ I did not lie,” said the boy, vei l innocently. “ You told me I shoull spit on everything to try if it was hotl I spit in your bowl, and the soup dil not hiss, so I supposed it was cool. ” I Judge of the effect upon the jours! That boy never was in want of friend! among the journeymen. I It takes Frenchmen to he ingenious J One of them, Dr. Burg by name, haJ just discovered a cure for the cholcra.l He alleges that copper and some other! metals is a preservative against cholcraJ and in proof of it he declares, no doubt! on good authority, that in the different! visitations of the cholera in I ranee,! the men employed in copper and iron! works, and especially in the former, en tirely c=caped any attack of the disease, though it caused devastation around them. The same fact, he adds, was observed in Russia, in Germany and in other countries. Ho recommends the wearing of a sheet of copper around the breast. This discovery will lead to a revolution in tailoring and mautua making. Instead of cotton or flannel underthings, we shall wear copper waistcoats and undershirts of the same material,stitched by the blacksmith w ith half inch rivets and tenpeuny nails. Wo shall bo copper-fastened, like steamships. There’s nothing like pro gress. A Goon Day's Work.—A German editor in Pennsylvania givcs’the follow ing account of what he accomplished intone day : The day before the last election, being out of wood anil out of monev to buy it. I borrowed m_\ neigh bor’s team, drove five miles to the tim ber. pulled off my coat, chopped a cord of hickory, took it home, sawed it up in to stove-wood : then went to the mill, which is four miles distant,got my flour; returning home 1 stopped at the brew ery. drank a gallon of lager and went home, took ray supper, went to my office, wrote a two-column editorial, went down to get something to dririK, oot into a quarrel with a Copperhead, knocked him down, made him hurrah for Curtin ; then went home, went to bed, fought a night-mare two hours, came off victorious, took a spiritual flight to Deutschland, drank some Rhein wein, came back, and got Lome in time to vote the wholl Union ticket. Punch says ; “ Women arc said to have stronger attachment' than men. It is not so. Strength of attachment is evinced in little things. A man is often attached to an old hat; but did you ever know of a woman having an attachment for an old bonnet ?”—Echo answers—“ Never I” :nto i