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VOL. 11.
THE UNION RECORD.
PUBLISHED EVERY
SATURDAY MORNING
JAS. DMOTT.
Publishers and Proprietors.
OiKre on Rlrd Street, Between Myen and
II tin toon Sfrer-t*.
TERMS.
One year per Mall J ’ "
Six months do 300
Three months d*> ~ ,M ‘
Delivered by Carrier per month 50
Single copies
ADVERTISEMENTS :
Per square of ten line-; or first insertion $3 00
Each subsequent insertion 1 o 0
A liberal discount will be made ia faror of those
wrho advrrtise by the re.ir.
Business Cards inserted on reasonable terms.
BUSINESS CARDS.
JOHM DICK.
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. NOTARY PUBLIC.
Office--Theatre Building, opposite Court House.
OROVILLE.
JAMES GREEN,
COMMISSIONER OF DEEDS FOR
Ncvnclft Territory
Offirr— County Clerk’. Office, Conrl House.
F. M. SMITH,
attorney and counsellor at Law,
Office—Up Stairs, Huntoon Street. Oroville.
A. MAURICE, JR.
attorney and counsellor at law
Will lira ti e in all of the Comities of the See
toil Judicial District, and In the Supreme Court.
)ffice on Bird street,between Huntoon and Myers
itreets.OHuviLi.E. *ep.29tf.
E. S. OWEN,
attorney and counsellor at law.
Forbestown. Unite County, California.
FAULKNER & Co.
n.-m kick.
Corner Myers ami M*»ntoiu*ry Streets, Oroville.
E. LANE. } {j.COM.Y
E. LANE & Co.
BS m Ik' U*L it ,
Montgomery Street OKO\ ILI.K.
k. a. silpsox* I-
A. G. SIMPSON
Wholesale ai d Retail Healer in •N . ■
sxa and fancy
ARTICLES,
Theatre Block, Huntoon street. Oroville.
E. DUNHAM;
U. <B. ASSISTANT ASSESSOR OF BUTTE
COUNTY,CAL.
OKKK K-On Myers Street,
lift ween Montgomery anil Bird Streets,
OROVILLE.
J. M. BURT,
attorney and counsellor AT law,
and notary public.
Practi -es in the courts of the 2d Judicial District
and in the Supreme court.
OFFICE -In Burl's brick building,* np stairs, on
Bird street. Oroville.
D. C. BURLINGAME,
DENTIST,
OFFICE In Mathews" Brick Build*
tw. Mont
St
UllO\ 11.1-E.
W. PRATT. M. D.
pHYSI C I A N AN D SURGEON.
Uorii ( rn k, Butlr Co« Cnl.
S. ROSENBAUM,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW.
OH; -o—Court House. 0: 'ville.
JAS. O’BRIEN, M.D,
V I! VSICI A N A N D S U R G EON.
Particular at c'.ti n paid t > Chronic Diseases.
• ntrr. His hid
tar. u\ r >. h ■’.•nl and family practice.
r a share of public patrol
ige.
otiler—Within two doors of Clark A Bro. s
Rare. Myers street. Om’.’.c.
G~O. C. PERKINS,
SA E A BET AII PE MER IN
«R 0 RIES. PROVISIONS AND PRODUCE,
L’ ar.er Myers and Montgomery streets, Oroville.
J. BLOCH &. Co.,
Wholesale A: Retail Dealers in
- NS w
Opposite Wells Fargo A Co's. Office. Mont
gomery Street. OROVILLE.
CHARLES F. LOTT,
ATTORNEY VND COUNSELLOR AT LAW.
AND NOTARY PUBLIC.
Or ’VII.LK Bittf Cointt.
Office—Bird st.. between Mvers and Huntoon.
J. HAMELL.
UNDERTAKER,
BIRD STREET. OROVILLE.
r|w o p r l > T K K S :
A SUPER ROYAL WASHINGTON PRESS
M rt new for talc a 1 this jffi t
THE WEEKLY LVION Wmmi
HOTELS, &C.
ST. NICHOLAS HOTEL
Orovillo.
The undersigned .word respect
fully inform his friends and the public gene
rally that be has rented the
“ ST. NICHOLAS HOTEL."
(formerly kept by Frank Johnson,) in Oroville.
and be would be pleased to see his fiiends. when
ever they will give him a call.
ROBERT O'NEIL. Proprietor.
Oroville. June 10th. 1*63.
UNION HOTEL.
Corner Montgomery *V Myer* Street.
OROVILLE.
This new brick and elegantly fur*
nisbed Hotel stand.- fir-t in the State for com
fort and accommodate -n f- r the traveling public—
every room being well ventilated and neatly fur
nished.
The Table
Is supplied with every LUXURY OF THE SEAS
ON, and everything will he done to insure the
Comfort of the guest of this House. In connec
tion with this House is the
Bar and Billiard Saloon.
New B Hard Tables of the Latest Patterns and
Improvements.
The Bar
Will dwavs be supplied with CHOICK LIQUORS
and CIGARS. PRICES MODERATE.
The Office of California Stage Company
Is at the UNION HOTEL.
STAGES LEAVE THIS HOUSE DAILY, FOE
All parts of the Country.
BIRD MILLER, Proprietor*.
Carr. R. Bird, formerly of International Hotel.
NOTICE.
IVO MY Nl
friends that have stood by me so long and
faithfully—permit me t" inform you, one and all.
tli it 1 nave removed from the International Hotel
to the New Brick Union Hotel.corner Montgom
ery .ill I Myers street. Oroville—noting that 1 may
not e le-- of you, but otteuer.
Your- with Ite- .i'et, R. BIRD.
Or ville. July 12th. I—l 4. n (7
BAENUM
RESTAURANT.
Corner Montgomery tV Uuiitoon Street*.
OROVILLE.
THE UNDERSIGNED. PRO /~\
■vayra pri.-tnr Of This establishment .>\ 0 /
73CShereby inform- the Publiv that
lie is prepared t ■ furnish meals at all hour, day and
night. *inposed of all the substantial- and delica
t it s of the season which the market affords.
BALLS, PARTIES.
Ami Assemblies of Every Nature,
will be supplied with Dinners. Suppers and Colla
lions, in the best style and on the most liberal
terras.
Connected with the Restaurant is a BAR. where
van always be found the be-l and every description
of Liquors.
Ice Cream.
Having lately fitted up my Restaurant regardless
of expense. I am prepared t > receive customers,
and will use my utmost endeavors to please all.
TERMS:
Hoard per Week S'* •*<)
Single Men I n S 5
Board per Week with Lodging. 6 00
Lodgings per Mg!«t
aplftf J- REYNOLD. Proprietor.
WHAT CHEER HOUSE,
OROVILLE,
Montgomery street
Between Myers and Huntoon Streets.
rjVHF SUBSCRIBER RESPECTFULLY IN-
I forms his friends and the public, that he fur
nishes at thv ;C»-vt house th? best board and lod
ging : r the t "-wing prices:
R .1 and !• dgi; g lit week. .. . .s♦'» 00
Board per week. 00
Beds. ... 25 and 50
A Splendid Bar
Containing the very best of Liquors and cigars
has but n added to the establishment.
Call and examine for yourselves. R. OLIVER.
GOLDEN GATE
KSTAU RANT,
And Ice (Team Saloon.
Corner of Montgomery and Huntoon Streets.
OROVILLE.
THE U NDERSIG NED
having repaired and fitted
up the above Restaurant.
will hereafter keep everything usually kept in a
FIKST CLASS KESTAVKA>T
board per week s*>.oo
SINGLE MEALS 50 Cts.
Open DAy and KTiglit.
ICE CREAM fin ished Families. Balls. Parties
v.d iwtnl i;e> of every nature, at reasonable rates.
Having been engaged in the business for the past
fifteen year.-, be hopes to give general satisfaction
to ail. Meals at all hours, dav and night.
T ure Tth I*?*. CARPENTER
OROVIL.LE, SATURDAY MORVIVG, AUG. 7, 1864.
“Poictry” by a Rebel “Fool” Private.
I would not be a generawl.
With gold brade <*n my hat ;
It takes t .* sharp a fellow*, and
I'm rather slow for that.
I would not be a karonel.
With stars upon my koie.
Becaws they rever mentions him
In Borygord’s repote.
I would not be an offisir
In any kun pane* ;
Responsibility's u> grate
Intirely lor me.
I would not tea solgier.
And having to be drilled ;
Bekaws he never gits h:s dews
Until he’s gone and killed.
I think I’d ruther stay at hum,
Wher I kin sleep at night.
And leeve the koire to Providing,
And them that wants tu hte.
Lazarcs Btllffs.
Formerly a bnrobel cilisen, bat uuw a koascript
in Borygord s army.
At the Fair.
I.
“Well. Jordan!”
“Well. Charley!"
“Are too not going?’’
1 Goins where?"
"Going to the Fair,” laughing at the chime
of words.
Jordan settled himself comlortably in his
seat asain.
"N'o, Charley, my boy. I'm not going to the
Fair. Bat you are, I perceive. How you are
got up. though I 1 should never dare to travel
in such brilliant company."
“Oh, bothi-r!" and Charley glanced, with
an honest blush on his honest face, at his fine
clothes.
"I say, though. Jordan,” he quickly resumed,
“yon ought to go.”
“O. hang fairs, Charley. I hate ’em. A
fellow's always bored to death to buy a lot of
rubbish. I d rather by half contribute at the
beginning what 1 can afford. That's my way.
The buying is yours. You'll be a young swell
there, Charley. I can fancy you beset by six
teen ot those girls at once, with sixteen diffeient
propositions for you; and you'll think ii fine
fun. They'll delude you into buying anything;
dolls, pin cushions, and prayer-books. It'll be
all the same to yon ; and you'll bestow them
wiih the grace and disert tion of ayoung prince.
1 really envy that way of yours, Charley.”
“A good deal you do,” returned Charley,
disbelievingly.
"I do though, really: I’m in earnest. Charley."
Charley Doganne looked in surprise at his
companion at this: but Ellery Jordans face
was serious. There was no sarcastic play of
the lips, no hiughing twinkle to the eyes, of
which honest Charley Duganne was always
somewhat in dread
“Ves, 1 really do envy you. Charley. You
come to the pleasant turns as easily as I do to
the disagreeable ones. You extract the sweet
from life, while I am ehewiing the bitter cud.
Everybody likes you, everybody smiles upon
you : and all from that ‘way' of yours : and it's
the way of your heart. Charley, so I can't learn
it. And all the time you look at me and think
I'm such a smart fellow—that I know the world
and a heap ol things that you don't. Aud you
think I look down from my wise bight some
times and laugh at you when you come in with
your Fair pleasures and in a stunning new suit,
instead of that. Charley, I look at you with
genuine dnura'ion. 1 rejoice in your freshness,
in your capacity for enjoyment of all sweet and
simple pleasure. Don’t think I regard you as
any the less a man for it. It's the generous
boy’s heart, Charley, that's in it all. and that
makes me like the man who owns it. As for
me, Charley, 1 am ‘a great sulking fellow,’
whom nobody cares much about. I never
carry sunshine with me, 1 never win hearts or
smiles. I’m a gloomy, sullen, surly wretch,
who perpetually gets the wrong side of things,
and blunders at every step. There. Charley,
go your ways, go your ways, and don’t mistake
me any more.”
He turned with his old laugh to his book, a
little disconcerted at the earnestness into which
he had been betrayed ; but Charley, touched
and bewildertd out of his senses, stammered
thanks and praises and deprecation in a breath.
But Ellery Jordan had had enough of the topic.
1 Go your ways. Charley, go your ways.” was
all he said to him now ; and at last Charley
was wise enough to go. Jordan heard him
wltis'ling 77 sigrcto per esser fdtee. as he ran
down the stairs
“That is bis natural comment upon my way;"
and Jordan smiled, then looked thoughtful and
a little sad, then lost himself in his book. What
do you think roused hint from tt. this cynic,
this "gloomy, sullen, surly fellow ?” A child's
voice, crying. He had been conscious of it a
good while before he felt called upon to look
into the cause. He knew very well who H was.
His landlady's little boy, Bobby Greet c. Bit
the grieved cot.'iioted -o long he flung
d twit his book and opened the door.
“Bobby!”
B “'by surprised, held his peace for a moment.
• What's the matter. Bobby?”
The little figure, sitting on the first stair,
disconsolate, burst out afresh at this sign of
interest. Between broken words and sobs hiS
questioner disc v. red that somebody, s 'me
nefarious uncle Dick or other, had failed to
carry out a promise to take B bby to the Fair.
It was a heart breaking thing to Bobby. In
vain. Jordan, moved to pity. to..k the urchin
in'o his room, and laid b tore him treasures
that would at another time have made him
hilarious. The boy bushed his crying, indeed
he seemed to appreciate the efforts made for
bis amusement, but. as Jordan thought, “It
was no go.” Bobby had set his mind upon the
Fair li e Fair, i f which wonderful stories
had fired his youthful imagination. Jordan
looked at the small face, expressing the depth
of childish melancholy.
“So not even this child can be happy, because
of some hungering after what is deuted,” be
nim-ed. "But it is early to learn the universal
lesson, and a pity." He mused a moment
longer, scowling over a new thought. Presently
he gave a sigh that was partly a laugh.
“Bobby, go ard ask your mother to wash off
those tears, and tell her I’ll take you to the
Fair.”
The transformation of the melancholy face
into a bevy of smiles was a very swift one.
Bobby ran off shooting with delight, while
Jordan rose to effect some changes in his toilet.
His face was not quite so full of delightful an
ticipations as Bobby's. He elevated his eye
brows and shrugged his shoulders as be thought
of what be was about to inflict upon himself,
for he hated Fairs, you know.
And this was a Soldiers’ Fair. “How
selfish of him!” yon exclaim. Wait. lie
acknowledged that he preferred contributing
wbat he could afford. And be did. But be
has contributed more than those United States
bills to the country. Long ago be gave bimself.
This is Captain Jordan, ol the Hundred and
somethiig New York Volunteers. He is
home on a furlough, not of simple ease and
relaxation, but of necessity. Waiting Tor that
right arm to get strength enough to wield a
weapon. And leaving him here dressing for
the Fair, let the story of the Fair rnn backward
for a little in part.
n.
“Sophy, you must help us in the post office.
We have counted upon yon. Tell her it's her
duty, Mrs. Hamlyn. to do the work that lie?
nearest. Ard this is her do r, for n K <?y s
so swift of bard, aod writes so bt-au'.iw: !v a'
Sophy. Ob. S phy. bow can you refu-e? Yrs
yes. I know you've wn-fen f !v ers—
lovely letters I know they nv.-t oe—h : r w
at the very last to refuse to write the add r esses.
Toa never expected to take that place. Why.
Sophy where were year tars ir a oar prerar
ations ?’’
If Sophy Ilamir was firm Id:. ,T ee’yn w.-
hopeful and persis’e; t. Again ar.d again sh.
presented the case in i's m p : '- "> aspects
to Sophy at las’ depwrtt I wit) the ■' -b:
“I shall come in to m 1 row righ* again. ard
shall expect you to have yielded. > 'p h y • y o
know 1 ask it as a personal far r. I sbooki
never have accepted my pets! hut for the belie,
that yon would he with me.
Sophy did n--t r-p'y She kept on ac >1
steady face until Ida tad dtnaned, then she
went up to her room and - had a good crv
If I tell you wha’ <he cried ah' ut, I am
afraid you vtif 1 thin/my Sophy a very empty
headed voung lady : but have patience with
her, and with her story, and do cot condemn
her at first.
Sophy Hatnlyn cried tk'sevei--d bitter tears
because—because sfae had "nothsrg to wear."
Vou look about the prcttv room, the curtains,
the carpet, the vases. Yea note ail the irdi
cations of a luxurious home, and you -ee Sophy
in her graceful morning attire, and year lip
curls disdainfully, and you comment severely
upon the weak and wicked exaggeration of our
girls. Btt you cannot see the meaning of
everything at a first glance. Ida Jocelyn
would tell you that the Hamlyns we’re not rich.
That Mr. llamlyc failed a few years ago. and
had never been fortunate since. "Not actually
poor, you know.” the gay girl would go on ;
-only the Hamlyns can't give parties, and beep
a carriage, and Sophy don't have so much
money to spend as she used."
This was all Ida Jocelyn knew about it.
And this was all anybody knew about it. but
the Hamlyns themselves. When Ida Jocelyn
went there, and bad such a nice, pleasant ufier
noon with Sophy in that -homelike L use." as
she called it. she did t. >t perceive that Mrs.
Hamlyn looked tired and worn. Sc he did not
know how very, very simply they lived; how
much they pinched aid straitened She Saw
only the pretty rooms j ;sl os i-he had always
seen them, looking fresh and bright—f r the
years of change were t o lew to turn things
shabby yet. And since that time, when Mr.
Hamlyn went down, there had been no outward
difference in their surroundings. Why should
there have been? The bouse i'self was Mrs.
Hamlyn's; and there were no rare pictures, no
statues of great value to sell. Co) they lived
on amidst the same curtains, ond chairs, and
carpets, but with only a single servant in the
whole house. Mrs. Hamlyn had turned, and
pieced, and re made, wiih her own hands and
Sophy's help, dress after dress, until now poor
Sophy's wardrobe furnished nothing further;
and Sophy, sitting there alone in her room
after Ida Jocelyn's departure, cried vexed and
bitter tears over all the vexation and bitterness
of this constant planning and pinching ; over
the want that kept her from accepting a past
which could not but look ai'uring to her.
So you see that although Sophy cried be
cause she had "nothing to wnar," it was not
so much for the one ure-s lacking lor the one
occasion, but for the constant wear and tear
of that poverty which hides its thousand cates,
us humiliating am ynn- es. i>s petty details
behind u smding ma k. It was f r the necessity
that laid ii.i limbs >o narrowly that a new
dress even was itni-o-sible at this time. It
was for a'l this that the bi'ter. vexed !•■.«-
came, though the one dress was the one final
drop in the cup that set it overflowing.
Poor little Sophy! She was but human.
Brave little Sophy, too, us you would sav. it
you knew how she kept repinmgs out of sight,
and almost out of suspicion; who taught h-r
self much handiwork uukn -wn before, and
showed a bright face always to lather, and
mother, and those three boys. But it was hard
about the Fair. Oh, if she could only discover
some way to make her only -i!U dress present
able! It was of no u-c, no u-e.
"Ah me!" and she sighed wearilv, "I am
too proud, I suppose, but I cannot go -.hubby.
1 shouldn't enj y it. I shou'd have a sense of
utisuitablencss."
She lies there with her tears, thinking,
thinking on the dismal prospect ; while Ida
Jocelyn, never dreaming of such lb;: kit 1 -',
makes her brilliant plans. Ah. Id. Joe iyn,
there are many such homes, where an outward
serenity is kept, and where you never suspect
the many, many cares that hide beneath those
who have known better days, ai d who. not
from vanity, hut from the educated taste, keep
up the fair -emblan.ee! I- tl ere a much sadder
suggestion in life? Bat p .pey sees a raii.b -w
through her tears
"1 .ete's Aunt Martha's things I" And with
thb fugges’ion she -bps from the couch, and
da-hes out of In r room into a far. dark corner
tit the atiic, w lu re lies that long forgotten chest
of relies, nearly a century ago. The camphor
wood l as kept them intact, and trophy drags
out a lilac brocade, w ith glistening eyes. It is
no great il ’urisbing pattern, but a trim design
of starwoik; not at ail outlandish, Sophy
thinks, and the color suited to her blac k hair
Only thres days before the evening of the Fair;
bat Sophy will undertake it. Fly. little fing-rs.
over your pretty work. Ply. smoothly-shining
needle, to aid this busy remodeling.
Ida Jocelyn, who came the next night, v.as
radiant at the success of her persistence.
Two nights alter she went into raptures
over Sophy's toilet.
“Where did you get =ncb a lovely dress—so
strange, so piquant, and so becoming? And
that lace at your throat is an heir loom ; and
your hair all crimped and rolled into such
pretty puffs, and the dear little red rose to
cr wn it—oh, Sophy, you look like a little
marchioness I"
Sophy b.- onu J like the red rdse. and laughed
blithely at her success, but -he told no one of
the heartache that preceded it. Sophy never
told any me of her heartaches. First, because
she was too proud to make confidants ol her
girl friends; secondly, because she wa? 100
generous to burden her already burdened
mother. pLe sewed her heartaches into her
work, perhaps Poor little Sophy! brave
little Sophy! were there any of those gloomy
threads stitched into the brill ant gowo you
wear to night, or d;d the rainbow turn them all
to shining promises?
in.
Captain Jordan stood patiently by while
Bobby refreshed himself on cakes and ices.
Standing there twirling his mustaches and
looking forth from under heavy brows at the
scene, he spies Charley Duganne.
"1 declare the fellow is eating a tart like a
school boy !" he said aloud.
Charley glanced up.
“What, Jordan I" And then : "How come
you ?"
And J rdan pointed with a shrug to B. bby.
"1 came to keep the peace; this urchin was
breaking it into fi.nders because somebody had
disappointed him." ,
Charley's admiration saw through this
Version, bat its expression was cut short by a
growling - Pshaw I '
Walking wi’h him through the room. Adju
tant Dugasne's finesse brought him at last
before a window draped with flags, and
g.impsir.g fair faces within. It was a cl.a'tned
spot, us many a bearded loiterer testified.
Gay Ida Jocelyn nodded and smiled. "Do
joq expect i . -
Ca r *rai t n.a:. > j .'t it
Dug B
Gav Ida tarre-i w th a pre-*y. ni-*ck ba> ■ v*'
air. * : v >t-v . be cia a ier.tr :•: Mr.
Du*ranDe il. ;his Tl.:; !. ’
“A'!.* rr.e t present toy:a Cap aic J« rdaD.
M : ss JootJyn.**
Th’ i » , l S' ‘i j Car expressed it. he found
Hts if •in t f •* . nr d a.:h a: ii.d ff-rtni air
be went * broach w««h the exp-cud qaos’ion.
- s
S ‘ A
Jordan?** --
pocket a d d orprd i»m ! h> a; ia’ the
samr lime. 1’ ; » an e\e for the beautiful,
■ ; aces
that b* d -h r c art within.
-Isn't she a stu-.uer for beauty V' ex.'aimed
Charley ti ll > .» :ca y, as they witidrew a
few paces f r 11 w c mers,
“Which she do you mean ? ’
•‘The p'*s u/.'tn ss—Miss Jocelyn. ’
nan that g
with the yellow Lair aid the red rose in it ? -T
‘•Miss n.iu.’yu. £Le'd suit you, J dan;
let me introduce you.”
-You mistake. Charley, her. lam aJmir>£
her as a tiled s x~ in another planet. It's alto
gether too re'[ . dent to shine in mv orbit.
-- rn t
earth :a:dlam by no moans a pos-.ole duke.”
But there was cert .i: ly a f ate id that night.
When Jordan sat by his fire an hour later, and
- bis bauds his pockets
mood, be came up n the letter again. Vaguely
as bis bard touched it he drew it f nh.
“Captain Jordan ' It was a ti:m band for a
woman.
■ rfo that c;rl with the yellow hair wn te it.
The pretty duchess I 1 should m l cure to look
at her long; her brightness would put my eyes
out.”
lie opened the letter and read it through.
Strangely enough, the same handwriting wilt.in
as without.
“One of lur contributions, eh ?’’ He settled
bim-elf lor an airy epistle, made up of an occa
siona t t and French phrases i I ; tnd
a curious k::.d of letter for such a gay looking
duchess. A straight forward lettef, full of
simple strt-r.eth. purporting to come from a
soldiers wife. Where had the gay duchess
learned so much of tue straitened lives ol such
as I best!
He di.covered his eyes moistening at the
reality of the patient endurance; the sad.
waiting hope that was presented; and. most of
all, at the brave sentence: “Hut though 1 am
vary, very lonely : though my heart dies within
me at every rop rt of a fre-h battle, ye! 1 would
rather have you there than here, because 1
know that there is yonr duty, there your honor.”
There were some lender, prayerful words, and
then the lette-r ended. He folded it up and put
it away. Hut he could not put the contents
front his mind, it seemed so real : as i( it
came Irom the depths of some strong, deep,
w manly heart. And that girl with the yellow
hair wrote it I He found himself thinking of it
the next day. He f und himself thinking of it
the next wetk. liy-and by this thought carried
him to sec her. lie went again and agaiu, and
in that home atmosphere, spite of the gay
duchess air. he discovered bow it was that this
cir! with the yellow hair could see so deeply
into life. He saw that she wrote from her own
heart—a heart deep, strong, womanly and
heroic. He wmt again and airaiii ; and if her
biiehin'.. i ut his e;. os out. he gained a clearer
vish ii wherewith to see. He saw no longer a
gay duchess, but S piiy llandyn, a brave little
philosopher—S >j>!.y Hamlyn, the only woman
in the woild to k in.
A fellow .officer, who came home the other
day and off red t-ol.il congratulations to
Captain Joidan on hi. success in winning Miss
HamJyn, said wooden eiy:
“And where did you find her? I did not
ih i.k such a woman lived except in a book
so simp!-- rti d earnest and charming I”
Anri Captain Jordan answered, smilng :
“I lourid her at tHe fair, where lam inclined
to think henceforth are to be found all the
good things ol life.”
Genesis, Chapter First
1. In lb? beginning. .1 >hn <V Brock inridje
created the South'-m Confederacy.
2. And tl; Ili'Vci nmpnt was without form
and rod. A'd r nfuS'"n reigned in the Na
tion, and the sj treason upon the S
3. And Old Back let them go and they did
go.
4. Arid Old Bn k saw their plans, nr] lie
--aid they were «u d. An 1 Old Buck divided
tl 1 Soirh fr- m 'he North.
5. And Old Buck call'd 'he South Con fed
rate States and the North be called Black
Republicans. Abolitionists and negro stealers.
And the rcgro and the election of Jeff Davis
was the first curse.
6. And Jeff said let there be a system iu
the midst of this people and let it divide the
people from the people.
7. And Jeff made a system and dtTided the
people, which were under the system, from the
people which were above the system. And .-
it was.
-. And Jeff called the system Government
and the negro and the master were the second
curse.
0. And Jeff said. let the people order the
svs'em be ga'herered logeth r *n one place,
and let thieves appear, and i* was so.
10- And Jeff called the people soldiers ami
the fathering together of s Idc rs. called the
armies And Jeff thought it was good.
H. And Jeff said, let treason bring forth
its fruits ; perjury, thief, and murder among
the people. And it was so.
12. An I the treason brought forth perjury,
murder, theft and all manner of villiany the
fiuit thereof, and whose seed was in itself af
ter its kind and Jeff thought it was good.
13. And the negro and the system were the
third course.
14. And Jeff su’d, let there be rich men in
the system. *o divide the people of th» North,
and let them be to fill vacancies in < luce, and
the Congressmen in the United States, and
let them be (or Knights of the Golden Circle,
and for the editors of Democratic newspa
pers.
15. And let them divide the peopie of the
North, and support the people of the South.
And it was so.
IS. And Jrff made two creeping things, the
greater to rule England and the lesser to rule
France, and he made Knights of Golden Cir
cle also.
17. And Jeff sent three creeping things to
Europe to represent the Confederate Mates.
IS. And to rule over England and to rule
over France, and to divide them from the
North, and Jr ft thought it was good.
19, And the negro and the Knights of the
Golden Circle was the fourth curse.
20. And Jeff said ; let the system bring
forth abundantly every principle of vice and
fnllv, and every means of opposition under
Heaven.
21 And Jeff created great liars, and ac
knowledged every sort of villiany. which
brought f rtb fruit after its own kind, ami
Jeff thought it was good.
22 And Jeff blessed them, paying, be vigi
lant. spread faise doctrine in the North, and
lies in the Sout . and it was so,
23. And the negroes and Jeff’s Orders were
the Fifth.
24 And Jeff said. let the system bring
forth after its kind. liars, thieves, murderers
_ - I ..- so
2.V And Jeff made perjarws alter i.'s own
kino s' d things that creep alter ibc.t k.-J.
and Jeff the B«! t jt w.s go, J.
2(5. And Jft »id. let -□ ah > Cocg
incur own image after cur llae ness, and let
them bare d u a over ti e people and «.ver
the army, ami over the creeps.-.; lit; gs that
craai to llatspr.
27. And Jeff crested core .se i. ■ » e.wrt
iißoee. m the imaere . Jeff ereated he it ;
thieves and liar.- ousted he them.
28. And Jed seed tlx sat
he faithful and nntii.j iy.and fill the- South with
traitors, and divide the North a: d have do
mil ieu over the army, and over the creeping
things.
29. And Jeff said. Behold I have given von
every vice, anei ever) fo.lv upon e arth, and the
privi.ige to do ail manner of wickedt eus. and
to you it shall be for meat.
30. And to every beast of the C. egress and
to every fowl of the army, and to the creeping
things that are goit g to Koropo. 1 have c veo
every vice and tolly lor nua’. a d i; was >r.
31. And Jeff saw every t! : _• that he had
made, ar-ei behold he thougt it wa- very greet
Ai d the negro and the creep! g ll>:r gs were
the' s.rh corse.
32. Thus the Governmnet and the army
» e furnished, and all the host of them were
mu ie- g illy of perjury.
33. Behold Jeff u.dtd his work which he
had made, and he rested from his labors, and
from all h:s «e>rk. which he bad made, and he
rosed f ont bis labors, and from all le:s work,
whie’h he had made.
34. And the ne'gro and the Southern Con
fede.-acy were the seventh curse.
Letter From San Francisco.
Mr. Kd:t r—Yonr correspondent, fearing
that the line of supplies might bo cut i ff. con
cluded to change his base of operatic;*, and
by a brilliant flank m voment bo succeeded.
In the latter part of June he commenced his
advanceibackward—a la Lit:le Mac—and by a
series of masterly movements f rmed himself
on the morning of the fourth instant in that
beautiful valley of the web foot, known as
Portland.
This being bnt my second visit a: d both
being necessarily short, ryy judgment must of
necessity be hasty, yet 1 see no reason to
change my former opinion of the place. Alto
gclher I have been here about ten days, and
have seen no day. but what was cloudy a d
raining: the conclusion reached ; J that thei:
rainey season commences J ■ fi-stand
ends December-thirty fi s- d then
perhaps a short intermission recope: u'c.
The - Jay we celebrate" passed del and
dreary; with the exception of the regular su
lutes, nud a short drill and parade by the
Portland companies of the O. M.. which 1 tiler
was summarily dispersed by a short shower—
there was but little to indicate that this was a
nation’s birth day. At Vancouver, eighteen
miles from here, they had a very fine eelebra
lion under the auspices of the military station
ed there, which was generally attended by
the pleasure seekers from here. On the morn
lug of the fifth, we started for San P-anciseo
via Victoria. V. I. We hvd.d at M-quima!'
some three and one half miles from Vi toria
on the m’rning of the seventh, this latter
place being situated on an inlet or creek too
m I rt nr Stcsn er. Phere we I ■
teams of all kinds ready, and jumping into a
coach owned and drawn by one of her MajeS
tv’s subjects of African descent. We were
s ion b w gal ng over nt fll G st gra
ded roads on the w hole Pacific coast, and soon
we were in the city of
VICTORIA.
This place is pleasantly and delightfully
located on the slope of several hills tending
toward the water ai d from the top of the one
wo passed wc had a fine view of the ci'y. The
streets arc of various widths, and run in all
directions making it have a confused and
crowded appearance. At present it is very
dull, the miners of Frazer and Cariboo not
having yielded a large am -unt this season :
and from what 1 can learn of the latter from
returned miners the prospects for the balance
of the season are dull indeed. b-evoral hun
dred men there unable to get work, and trying
to pet bold of enough money to get oat of the
country with. The Government is cutting a
'rail from Fort Hope, on Fraz-.r river to the
Kootenai mines, but as the distance is ab- ;t
350 miles, and very rough, they will not craw
off much of the travel from the Columbia river
route.
In Victoria, the relative posit! n of the ne
gro is somewhat higher than with us, and
several of the finest dry goods, stores e’e . are
by 1 I must
took me ■■aback" to see these sable counter
jumpers waiting upon ladies of the Ar.gl
-k; yet I saw no signs f that s
equality and "mireling of races" ot which o :r
Copperhead friends prate so loud, and which
they prophecy as being the inevitable result,
should the present war result in freedom to
the slave Do you not think tha' a lare
share of their lamentations over the h r-. •..in
state of affairs that may exist in the far • ff
futore are put on lor occasion or else a tnS-:
too far fetched.
Here too for the first time I saw the Con
federate Flag flying. As its sinister star? a: 1
bars first met our gaze, we were astonished to
think that it could be allowed to fl at in close
proximity to the glorious Flag of Liberty, bu'
wc soon recalled the fact that we were in the
domain and under the sway of that sli.:'y
ncuti-.! (?) power, Great Britain. There was
some excitement among the passer trer?. nearly
ail of whom were Unionists, and s'rong talk
of tearing it down, but ?■ Wrer c uns. ls pre
vailed, and it still fl .. i vox of man's
ambition. and of K . Ou' on the
nation who bavins : " yea-- o-u- .d ■ f their
philanthropy, and that “a slave can never
breathe O.d England's air," and yet at their
first opportunity show their whole sympathies
are with that nation founded with slavery as
its main support.
About two P. M , wc started on our way,
having oeen in town about ten hours during
which time our passengers had managed to
visit several places of note in the immediate,
and several who had protracted their stay too
1. • £ were fcrctd to j :i os by the td of sir.» 1
boats, uud one or two failed to connect wen
ia ib»t way. so they will Lave .-one to: Jay*
to 6nish up ibeir explorations before a: otbrr
steamer Once a-, ro ia
£an rKAN. -.sro,
a: J the city ,: t Jay is far * :T.- ' fha
when here ?, :nc three nvatbs sg then »•' «•-
bus’.e and OD Mcnlgomery street, you coaid
hear noth:, g spoken of but ieet" »r,J mining
stock. The total c> ilapse ia this community
has created a depress c in al! branches of
traele. and the times never were so dull—so
says everybody and what cveryh dy say*, ete.
ai d worse than ail. the' hi mi gof nr rtair.ty
stiti existing, regar Jrg the mines themselves
operates to still keep them tending el wnward.
Many of the'se deepest in are trying to gel
seem; e ! the claims to suspend opera' ns. and
try and held on for a revival ia confidence,and
the consequent advar.-c in price.
TUSCCMASeHK,
*>at eeftr fcriPpPpic for i -g-l item- is U . g
pushed rapieliy forward toward c mpletioc
Las t Sat urday a
men were at work upon lu’r and mo- ' hands
are being put on as fast a? room can be f.-ur
for them.
At present it is open to public inspection
but she contractors are n< w erecti. g a fence
around it. and hereafter the would be care
will be greeted probably in the’ good . id shoe
styi-c. "Mere‘s your rep ;»rl. >n clae); the' onl;
true and original monitor: admission or !y 2b :
—children half price." H it s no is y sjvaktr.j
1 think the tnakii g a sh. w out of this vesai
building for onr protectiein, even although i
is for t S F
course. San Francisco, r he present, i
filled to overflowing with , ,ie driven he*
by the hard tiir. - Mary l.k ■t, «ce th
monitor in course of construct ion. who ar
unable to pay more than e>nce or Ia an
many 1 fear who find it hard wck to gi
money enough to live on. .Now, why deprit
these and others of the privilege of see ing
Must a man. for- i e.h. . i-e 1 - p r i
compelled to walk the streets and not see wht
tis more fortunate fellows are ,1 'ins? I thii
it mistaken policy and feel sure that it i*
step taken in the wrong direction to aid tl
Sanitary Fund Californians who are »h> I
give, do ret need it drawn out of them by >h
sort ef muFf even yohnj, but s'and ever rea
to give according to their ability in uid i
•hat g'.orie s charily, which bit s.g;, Inm thi
giveth and him ihat rcceivclh.
A SIIAKP.
1 have resided (or several years where tl
inhabitants are more or !es- - given to sliakm
hut here is the first plie- 1 ever lived wbe
I old Mother 1 B
that mythical living, the “iddest inhabitant
mnst begin to fee! slightly pi-cu'ia. »lien I
ear'll gets to having serai monthly shakes, m
new comers hustle tb»nis*!vcs Uward out doc
in unceremonious haste. The papers ha
probably told your readers the »b Ie sto
before this, so I will only add that the no
morning an observer might have seen yo
correspondent in search of r ms in a w ait
building, fully determined not to take any tn.
changes in a four story blink, tf he knows hi
self, and be thinks he does.
Tie. re are several i*-rrs of interest Iri
around, 1 tit the !• t.g’h »f this adm u i-hes i
to ch so nr.J reserve them f'r my e»v t u.lg
fh.
Power will intoxicate the b.-t hearts,
wine the strorc-st heads. \o man is w
enough to be tm-b 1 with unlimited ( .«i r .
whatever qoatitiea'i"!>s he may have evinced
entitle him to the of -.'ich n dung
nil? privilege, yel wle'i p I other* <2
no longer answer tor him, bvau.-a he can
longer answer fur himself.
A PIIIVATE i.kttfr recti red by a tern
of I’* »sfni). from London. say- : * At I hr* tff<
C 'Diimin 'ration day at Oxford. ii»-' week,
(’.■lilt 1 r.iV . !fi ;(*r app. an d r. •!. jVI -ni
hi- unit rrn. ariil wa< die* r* d t ■ -u h a degj
as to ri-e several time- nr;d b>w t•» *!.•• tr»i er
in BcknowfcdiTnwut of the honor. 1 nat w
decidedly *• Bully.
Owivf; to the failure on the part of ('ongfl
to make an appropriation for keeping t
Washington aqueduct in n pair, the (*h
Knginecr ha- notified the authontir* that 1
utmost economy w 1 be iifev--a r y t-;»o;ar<
c supply ■ f wa f - r
M;:: r -ns of fi-li in the ( »hi•» ca'.al hat - be
poisoned by the discharge ot r- fu— If - -rn t
'\*si ve di.-tiilerie.- at Tr.»y, ad. i," » •
the banks io such numbers a* to cai«e
. ra’a-ol a*-' ap* -t. : ’■f'r,
S ’ 1; fV.jT o;r(-,im*tgr--M If
eirl iis a f *ul in -ilks. -i »i.i be do le-* a f<
in calico.
Tt. n . Frarp > < ! \*l i-.ti- H*iir v! C*ij
I* r v *. i. *.r,- it. ’• 1w• : \ »i r .* #.* 1
It i- to ciinei t -an with 'he
■.», •sla ht » are at tr»f oit
lc: t -i ,n v. .*. - .. » \ .'is ■
- *MF. -ixty !, *r-e- * f t ‘
al .-an KaaiiCi-* -r exiuni’i
H Fa • «: ,h i- >*■ ’.»-•! tnere d
Fa;r of the Me- ham Institute. H
Livcoi s Fi.fcrro..- A* a K .r*n J . r •
hrati »n .u H- ii *! .. -a- :w: aI- .nlor \ nm H
< a i-a’i * « .• ■ * !■ ’ * •
the re- .t; L M
Fremont. 4. -• I.j » > Fre-idenl :U«*. ifl
t: >n ot the Fni'e 1 State- -i.r*.
V -hrowj little fell »vr «rh ■ hat • •
read isa'in. a-t ti.-f.* d : ■ t-v • - ‘ •»;(
tr*n-U:; *a : I'ir, a mo
man trap.
An <*:j -a.; r-at ihe - •*■ -** -is* • -- j
v.- re their dre—e< «t ha ! r in-l. 1- 1 m .
peel to departed rno-le>ty. j
P KF.“ I f'K N T fin "I;. - T: . *-.•>»• I e ■ ;
-traice that the I’r -..it:. . - n t * *’
••J -hn*. ffo to th*- pimit .in :h- • - m** » 1
wa’er—i am dry a- a h-h.
•So the pomp, father.”
Tbe F.irrr -r ti. nk- * “ ■ »r- .4
■a r-a. /-• '.■’■■■ •r. :.*y tr.»." r
yoar, than they 0. i a i-oJ.
J ns ?* Har t m- ; a* 1 Hi
N. T.. t- r trea~-aat .e .a -
T n ff.f thin tf- imn T t •»-
kh.- :: e : .d- ... • * •" til
aad take nothing.
If a maiden .s dot a pretty >■>. jg r it
the will be a *•* i* f T
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