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Crelgh's Old HUnd," Waynes urg, Pa, May it), 'Os.-It. T1IK BBAVK HOYS IV BLl'E. A CAMl'AlUN 8OX0. D'dimted In tltf "hi iii Mm." Hi'iprrtfuly Vcnmijli'mna Ant lleil. While ami Ike Wo conic fr.im tho hill und tho mountain To si and by tho 11 is of (lie free, As rivers that roll from tho fountain And swell on their way to tho sen; From iorges where liumin ers lire ringing. The vows of tho brave and the true, For Okahv, we all gather singing, Throe cheers for tho Brave Boys In Blue, ' . Chorus. Three cheers for tho Bravo Boys In Blue ! Three cheers for the Brave Boys in Blue! For Geary we all gather singing, Three clivers for the Brave Boys in Blue ! Wecomo fiom the plain and tho valley. From furnace, and foundry, and mine, And round our bold louder we rally, While "fighting ii out on the lino ;" Our banner wo will not, surrender, But here our devotion renew, , For Giuttv, the Union defender, The choice of tho Brave Boys in Blue ; Cuoiius. The choice of the bravo, etc. On treason we've all put a stopper, And back to "the last ditch" it rolls, The Iron Boys don't carry "copper," When I'm ward they march to the polls; They stand by the Union lorever, - And Giuuy, the bold and the I rue ; No Foenian the Union can sever, When kept by tho Brave Boys in Blue! Cuoiius. When kept by the Brave, etc. Wm. Oi.asd finmiNK. THE BLACK ISUOTIIEIUIOOD OF ST. BltUNO. Duiinc; tho "Thirty Years' War" which ccnvulsed Germany, one fine sum liter's afternoon, a foot traveller eamo to tho little hcBtlery ot tho "Traveller's Rest," which stood by tho roadside on the river's bank. His garb proclaimed, him a soldier. Hih black boots were drawn half way up to his thigh, in which alooso pair of breeches lost, them selves, and a rusty brestplale covered his bud' leatlierii je'i kin. A broad leaf low crowned hat, from which a single black feather depended, was pulled low upon his forehead. lie was armed with sword and pistols. There was somathing in his martial bearing and linn tread that socmed to denote tlio.olUcer. So, at lenst, thought tho liltlo sunny.haircd maid of the hostl. cry, who eamo forth to servo linn ; for she said at once : 'What can I servo you with, noblo Ciptuin ? 'A flagon of Rhenish, nud of your best vintage, mind, and a bit of something to oat in the first place,' answered the sol dier. 'I nm suro i don t know how many, but I know that wo have inoro empty flasks at tho end of the week than tho number of travellers could possibly have drank.' 'I thought so. Tho closo neighbor hood of those good monks accounts for tbo excellence of the wine. St. Bruno, .your very good health. Do many travellors pass this way, sweetheart !' , 'Nut many ; and what seems to mo very singular,' continued the girl, bond, itig towards the Captain, and speaking in a low, cautions whisper, 'notio that pass this way ever teturn.' 'Indeed!' What Jcind of a road is it between this hostlery and tho next stop ping pkco V 'Very lonely and desolate 'Infested by robbers, eh Y 'I believo so; though my uncle always assures travellers there is no danger ' 'Who is your uncle tho landlord V 'Yes i I am his uiepo, Bonita, if you please, sir.' 'Whether pleaso or not,' good na turedly chucking tho girl under tho chin, like one accustomed to suoh familiarity i 'and then a bed for tho night.' 'The first I can supply you with buj the second, I am sorroy to say, I can not.' It was a man's voio that spoke They had been joined by the landlord of the liOBtlery a short pussy little man, with a fat faee and a red nose. 'And wherefore not, asked tho sol dier, carelessly throwing himself on the wooden ben oh under the tree that shad owed the hostlery with its brandies, whilst the girl went Into the house to procure the refreshments he had be spoken. 'Because every room .Is engagod, and I have not a spare bed left The young Baron Ravensburg, his sister, and their attendants, will arrive this evening. Their courier was hero this morning; to bespeak the rooms.' 'That's unfortunate But I am not particular- -I am a soldier as you see so -givo inc a bundle ot straw in one of the out.house, and that will content mo.' 'Impossible !' cried tho host with nn iilaority which rather surprised tho sol, dier; 'even lis it is, I shall bo compelled to mako some of the Baron's servants slt'ep in the open air, Mv house is but small, as you perceive, hiid tho Baron s retintio is largo Ten miles further on there is an exeellent inn. You are used to marching,' said tho host with an tit tempt at tacetiousue.ss, 'and the uis'ance will bo nothing to you.' 'Excuse mi', answered tho soldiei'. tapping tho heel cl his boot with his heavy steel scabbard, and all tho jvhiht subjecting his host to a scrutiny of which he was unconscious, 'I am not a foot soldier; and in my long marches I have been accustomed to use four legs instead ot two. I did not co.ne all the way on toot.' Wlici'o is your horse ?' asked the landlord quicky, and with some anxiety the soldier thought. 'Some two mil.s from here,' ho nns ered carelessly. . 'Two miles from hero !' echoed the land.ord ; 'there is no house there. Why did you leave him V 'Simply because he could carry mo no further, and I had not been in the habit of carrying him. llo was dead V 'Dead?' 'Yes It happened very strangely. These are troublesome times, I know, but I thought the war had not invaded tills quiet province, at least I was told so, and therefore I rodo along fearless of danger. When I eamo to that liltlo glen with rocks and woods cresting in upon either side, I thought a natural idea for a soldier that it was a capital place for an ambuscade, and so it proved ; for I hud scarcely entered it when two car bines were fired irom tho thicket. My horse neighed with pain, reared up and then tell to tho earth, carrying me along witli him, 1 knew that he was badly hurt, for I have had horses shot under mo before ; so I quickly snatched my pistols from my holsters, extracted my feet from tho stirrups anil went down quietly with him. Fortunately ho lay stono dead and did not kick. I lay mo lioidess on his body and waited for fur ther developments. Two men, with carbines in their hands, emerged from the thicket and came rapidly toward me. When they were within ten feet of mo I arose and called upon them to surrender, as I wo anxious to learn the oauso' ot this tinprovtkuJ attack, there being nothing in my appearance, I thought, to suggest tho idea of .booty. But the rascals, who evidently thought mo dead, were so terrified that they beat a hasty retreat towards tlio woods, and so I was obliged to send a couple of bullets after them; and being tin indifferent 'good shot, they did stop, and unhiss some good Christian gives them burial, fhoy are likely to stop thre for some lime.' 'You shot them both '' Hammered tho landlord ; and his teeth chattered,. and ho grow very 'palo, nil but tho top ofhifiiose, which, from contrast 'with tho rest of his face, looked redder than ever. 'What would you havo mo do V asked tho soldier, in his usual tone. 'They might havo fired with better success at some other poor travelloe. who might not have got off so easily as I did V 'What could iiavo possessed them to lire upon you !' exclaimed the landlord, and it almost appeared 'that ho was ti ing himself tho question ns much as ho did tho soldier. 'Precisely the question I asked mysulf,' remarked the soldier i 'and sinco you have mentioned the expected arrival of the young Baron ot Ravensburg, I think I have a clito to the who'o affair. Some outlaws having heard of tho Baron's journey, have formod a plan to wajlny hira. These two men were sent forward as scouts, to apprise the others of tho Baron's approach. Seeing a solitary horseman approach, they concluded to plunder a little on their own account. As I was not molested further on the way hither, tho rendezvous of tho band must bo beyond thoro, consequently the Boron will reach this houte in safety. Now, ii you cannot accommodate me with a bed, I shall take up my quarters to night upon this bench, for I fool it my duty to warn this young Baron, (tor I know something of his family), of the dangor which threatens him.' Tho landlord gaed curiously at his ! iiiieereliu nious guest. There was no mistaking the man. Courage and dc termination' were highly stamped upon his lino cut features. 'You are an ollicer?' ho said inquir ingly. ' Yes ' 'Captain Y 'Exactly.' 'Disbudded V 'No.' Tho quiet sniilo that .accompanied this answer bewildered tho landlord. In fiict, the Captain was an enigma that tho worthy host of tho 'Traveller's Rust' found it .impossible to solve. The appearance of tho maid of tho liostelry with a flask of wine and the re freshments the Captain had ordered, itit 'i rupted tho conversation. Tho host whispered to the girl and t' en hurried away. 'What did ho say to you ?' asked tho Captain abruptly, fix'ng his keen eyes upon the girl's face, 'To wait upon you while he went up to tho monasiory,' answered the girl, uns hesitatingly. 'Tho monastery Y rejoined tho Cap tain, leisurely inspecting. the contents of the flask ot Rhenish, which seemed to be much to his satisfaction. 'That old ruin upon the lull yonder. Is it then occupi rd i 'Oh. yes ; about a year ago a parly of wandering monks, whoso monastery "had been destroyed by tha soldiers ot tho league, occupied it ; and they have res mained ever since. They call them selves the 'Black Brotherhood of S.t j Bruno.' And very pious and self-deny- j ing men- they are, too, ' They keep wrapped up in an odor of sanctity all tho time. They never hold any com- J miinication with tho world without ; no stranger is ever admitted tnnoath their Willis ; and whenever mm ,f il, l.,.ii. . erliood comes out, ho always has his black cowl drawn closely over his face. . ,,t uiiiiii- J bough I have been here n:i long as lliey hive, I never yet saw onj wilh Lis face uncovered ' 'I thought you said your undo was going there ?' remarked the Captain, carelessly sipping his wine. 'Oh ! ho only goes to '. tho porter's wicket, ho never goes in. Ho supplies tho monks with food.' ' I 'And how many bottles; of thisc; tal wino a month t' ll- IIu (Mught her quickly around the waist, dre w her upon his knee, mid im printed a kiss upon her cherry lips. The girl freed herself from uh embraces and retreated in confusion, but. she did not seem very angry at the liberty the sol dier had taken. It was something to bo a handsome captain even in. those days. The sound of approaching wheels now attracted their munition, 'and a light travelling carriage drawn by two horses, and driven by a postillion, and accom panied by four outriders, drove up to tho hostlery. . Tho attendants opened tho tarring.-, dour, and a young man in tho handsome uniform of l'appeiiheiin's dragoons j.nuj.euouuami assisted an elegantly atO : i i . i in on young lany 10 aiigiit troni the car riage. They were the Baron Ravens burg, colonel in the imperial service, and his sister, tho Countess Adalia. Tho landlord, who had returned from the monastery, welcome! them, con ducted them into the hostlery, while two rough looking hostlers took charge of l!u carriage. Tlio outsiders stabled their own iiniinals. The Captain had observed ull that had passed with a very altemivo eyo. Ho had expected a much larger escort, Tho lady was without a maid, and' th B.1I0H .had but five attendants ; and yet tR. all(urd lo, ,;, lll01 wcro no. co.mirodations. There was something wrot.g. Tho Baron enmo in from tho hostler ry, f .dlowed by Bonita, bearing a fresh flask ot Rhenish. 'Good evening, Captain, ho said cotir teously, touching his plumed boavor with a graceful action which bespoke the fin. ished cayallier, 'perhaps you will do mo tho favor to drink this flask of Rhenish with me. 'With all my heart,' answered tlie Cnptain cheoi fully, 'mine Is empty.' The Baron seated himself on tho bench and Bonita placed tho flask aud dtps bo fore them. 'Stay I' cried the Captain, ns stio wss going 'how many monks are thoro in yonder oonyont, my pretty Bonita V 'Twenty, I think Captain,' she an- swe'red. 'Thank you, that will do.' She went into tlio luiusu. The Baron regarded thu (..upturn attentively. His question about the monks seemed to stir prise I im. 'Do you thmk of retiring from the world, Captain!' he laughingly inquired, 'and taking up your abode-in yonder monastery i' 'I faith, not I.' Re filled the cups in that careless, utl-handed manner, wTiieh pervaded everything he did, and raised it to his lips 'Your health, Baron Rav ensburg ' . 'You have tho advantago of me,' an. Bwcred Ravensburg, ns ho responded to tho toast. . 'Oh! call mo Captain Bernard.' 'I passed a dead horse on the road. Tho landlord tells mo it 'was yours. I also saw the bodies ot tho men slain by you. A narrow escape, Captain. By thu way. are you in the imperial ser vice V 'I am not. To bo frank with you, my sword is at present at liberty.' 'Then lako service with mo There is something in your appearanco that bespeaks the gentleman; and tho soldier, and I lik you There is a majnrship ya". cant in my regiment which I can prom iso you ' 'On my word, Baron,' returned the Ciplain, smiling good humoredly, 'you do me much honor on so brief an ac quaintance ; but we aro likely to sorve together in a sharp campaign, which is nearer than you imagine. . Whether you or I shall tako direction ot the affair de pends upon yourself after you have heaul what I havo to tell you ' 'In lleavon's namo what do you meant' exclaimed Baron liavensbur" in astonishment, "Softly in a whisper thero may be long tars about us. In a word we are in a deu of cut-throats. Yonder old monastery is occupied by a bam', of rob bers in tho disguise ot njonks. The I... .,11 1 ..f .1 : . i. .i , . , i. milium ui ii, is uusiiery is in lea"iie wilh them. They have been apprised of your coming, and will either nttack you here, or on the desolate road beyond. As they know that I am here, from tho landlord, and may warn you, I should not be surprised if they assailed us here to-night.1. '(rent Hevons! my poor Adalia 1 1 care not if I can save her. Twenty of 'In the girl said and havo but' Dvo men twenty against six !' 'Kxeusu me ; your calculation is er roneous. There are but eighteen against seven, You have counted two who are killed, and yon have not counted inc.' . V Ml . 1 r -nm win inn mo men! My dear Cnptain, this in generous.' Uly dear Baron, n is nothing of the kind. I merely -enter into an alliance wilh you tor our mutual benefit ; as you Have tho strongest party the advantage is decidedly upon my side. You, I hey might possibly plunder and suffer to de part, but me they would cortainly kill in revenge for their comrades slaughter.' 'Captain, I place tho diiection of this nir.dr in your hands- myself and people are at your orders. What is your best course of action Y . 'Invite mo in to supper with you when landlord announces that it is served. I" will secure him. Then your pooplo must secure tho ho-dlors and put them in a safe place. Then collect your whole force into the house, and let us barri cade, it to the best of our ability. .Eigh teen men will find it difiieiilt to dislodge seven, oven out of this small wooden fiameswork. Having deprived the rob hers of all means of obtaining inloruiiis tion in regard to our plans, I will make tho landlord divulge theirs. You have no idea what a persuasive way I have.' This plan was carried out to thu letter and a pistol held by tho firm hand of tho Captain at tho head ot the guilty and trembling landlord, compelled him to divulgoall. The Baron and his sister- wero to bo held tor ransom, und tho Captain killed, ho not being considered worth a ransom. When nil had retired to rest, tho landlord was to admit tho robbers into tho hostlery. Tho Cnptain laid his plans at once. Tho front door was left unfastened, but every other avulablo aperluru .was se cured as firmly as was possiblo under the circumstances. Tlio Countess and Bonita were placid in the upper story for sooiiritv, wifh the postillion as a guard. Tho Captain, Baroiii ami others cauh armed with a sword and. a l race ot. pistols, oocupied tho largo nppartinent , on the ground floor. The landlord was to admit thu robbers one at a lime, as had been arranged by the captain of the band himself, and as fast as they entered, they were to he secured, gagged nnd bound.or killed outriglit.-iscirciinislaiions warrant. Thu hour for attack drew near, and every Ii .art beat anxiously. Tim cool est man of thu party was tho Captain Unconsciously, ho had assumed entir direction of the nffiir, and the young Baron and his followers obeyed him implicitly, seeming to recognize Ids lit ness for the position without question. A stealthy footstep approached the door, and the landlord, assisted by tint cold barrel of a pistol, which felt disa greeably close to the back of his head, admitted a robber, who was instantly secured. Another followed, mid another until it eamo to the eightha stout braw ny fellow who. by a herculean ellort, twisted his throat out of Captain Ber nard's grasp, and shouted at tho top of his lungs. 'Wo are betrayed !' . Two other robbers, who wrc close behind, discharged their carbines in at the door, and instantly retreated. A yell ot pain answered tho discharge, and ono man fell in the hostlery. The door was iiistaul v shut and barricaded. Lights word brought forward, nnd the man who had fallen was raised. It proved to be the landlord, flu was quito dead, both bullets having taken effect in his body. Alter a brief consultation tho robbers advance! in a body against this door, attempting to hew it open with axes which they had procured from the stables. They were met with a fusilac'e of pUol shots that thiiined'them to one-halt bo- fore they hud forced tho door, and then it was the bo.-ieged that sallied forth, and not they that entered. Tho survivors of the band lied Tho tight was over. Fifteen of the band wero killed, wounded and prison ers Tho prisoners wero treated with tho summary justioo of military time, being shot, at sunrise by Baron's follow ers. Tho Baron and his sister renewed their journey in tho morning, being nt- tended by Captain Bernard, whom the Baron furnished w ith a horse by dis mounting ono of his own followers, and Bonita, whom tho Countess had enga ged as maid. The Captain loft the Baron at the first stopping place. They parted witn mu tual expressions of regret. But they wero destined to meet again. On ih"u bloody field of Lutzeno, when Fiippon heiin fell and his routed cavalry fled in dismay before tlio impetuous charge oftho Swedes, Rnvonsburg was made prisoner. He was ld bel'oro tlm victor oftho well fought field, Bernard Van Weimar, who had a 'sinned command oftho Protestant army on the full of (liisUvus Adolplms, mid in tlio brave soldier and skillful tieu oral ho recognized Captain Bernard, the destroyer of the 'Black Brotherhood.' A SUMMER DAY IN HAYING. I! V 11 TAVI.OIt. Five o'clock and a summer morning! A silver mist hangs all along the streams, afewdony clouds mo afloat and the landscape is heavy with dew. Tlio cows turned out fiom the milking, are tinkling their way along tho winding path to the woods; the robins are calling to each other in tha orchard, and an enterprising hen in the barn is giving "the world as surance of an egg. Somehow, earth, on such a morning, looks as if it were just finished, the coloring net dry, thu moulding not 'set;' without a gravo or grief in it. Nothing 'the way oftho wind,' nnd remembering that tlio sun 'cnine out' us it set last night, it is prom iinoed a good day for haying. So forth to tho meadow, tho farmer, tho neighbors nnd tho boys, 'armed and equipped,' a young Uarelooicd commissary limning up thu rear with earthen jug and bright tin pail. Much talk of wido swaths.' and 'mowing around,' with luucrh and jest, beguiles the journey through tho Hold af pasture to tho field of battle. I Coats und jackets fly like leaves in winter weather, and moves tlio phalanx with stop and sweep through tho I nil, damp grass, One bends to t' o scythe as if it was an oar, and pants on in the rear of his fellows. Another walks erect nnd boldly up to tho' grass, the glittering blade tho while curving freely and easily about his feet.' Tho follow in Kentucky jean expended his strength in boasting on the way, and labors like a ship in a heavy sea, whllo tho quiet ehnp in tow, that never said a word is the pioneer of tho field On they move, towards tho tremulous woods in tho distance' One Dnusps. brings tho swath to un 'order urins and you can hear the tinkling of tho rifle, as it sharpens the edco i f Time's symbol. Another wipes "tho beaded drops h oin his brow, and then swath notes blond ngum in full orchestra Onward till, they HrO liiddou in tlio waving grass-all but rt broken 'row ot broad brin.inul hats, that, rising and tailing, seem to float slowly over tho ton of the meadow. Ten o'clock and a doiidless sky. Tho l".'ds nnd the maples .ileut -nnd still; "t n flutter ... tho b'uo sky, a solitary hawk ,s slowly swmging , niry cn.c,8 -over tho farm. Hr down in tho breath, less ako swep -,is shadowy fellows. ll.o long. yello,v ribbon of road leadine to town is a quiver with heat. "Brin die" nnd -Bet' stand dozing in tho marsh; the sin ,,,, ni-0 ,,nnljMEf j tj,e angles ot the fences; tho horses ae group ed beneath tlio old tree ; 'Pedro-' tliufaiiht.il guardian of the nicht. has crawled under tho wagon for its shadow, now and then snapping in his sleep at tho lhesth.it hum around his pendant ear; the cat has crept up into tho leafy butternut nnd stretched herself at length M'' a limb, to sleep- the canary is reaming on his drowsy porch, and even the butterflies, weary of flickering in tho sunshines, rest, like full blown exotics, on the reeds. The children ot a neighbors ing hchool; all flushed and glowing conio hounding down ll.o elopo in coup. Ies tha old red pail sivung up between; and the clatter ot tho windless betokens the old oaken bucket' already dripping up into the sun, with its brimming wealth of water. Twelve o'clock, and a breathless noon. 1 he corn fairly curls in the Steady blaze, tho sun has driven tho shadows around under tho west and north walls: it has reached tho noon-mark on the threshold and pours thd broad beams into the hall the .Homing gh.rios havo struck their colors, and a httlo vino trailed up the wall by a stiing of a shroud, shows de. culed symptoms of letting go. Tho horn winds for dinner, but its welcome notes surprises tho mowers in tho midst of the meadow, and they'll cut their way out like good soldier.-, despite their signal Back wonro again to tho field, ay'o, an, back too, upon tho threshold of childhood. A eha.iw breath wafts to us tho sweet, rld-fashioned fragrance of the new.n.own hay, and we are younger in memory than we'll ever be aain The angry hum .of bets just thrown out of house and home, and tlio whistling quail as she whirled timidly aivny beforo the steady sweep of the whetted scythes: and the shout oftho children as the next stroke laid open their summer hopes to day; and the bell tones of tne bob-o.links swinging upon tho willows in the "Hol low." Can't you hear don't you re member them all? And havo you forgotten the green knoll under ll.o wide-spread beech rr was it maple? And how hungry you were, at the uion.iiig lunch, just from sympathy, though you hadn't 'earned your salt' for a week? And tl. u ' Mi 1 .i "lUffll jug (il.e.l with pnro water, and in theso i ' Know tho Httlo black bottle with something stronger, iust 'to qual.ly'it.asthey Mid, that nestled to gotlicr, muin the cool and dewy grass in the fence corner. Wo are suro you re member how magnificent loads went tumbling into the barn, you upon the top, nnd .how they heaped the now hay into tlm empty -mows till it was half as high as the ladder up to tho big beam up to the swallow hole; and how you crept up with a young group, and hid away in a dark corner, festooned with cobwebs, and played you wore a 'painter' or 'cataino.tninin, nnd growled terrifical ly, to the unspeakable dread of your lit tle brother, or cousin, or somebody. Or, weary of the bolic, how you lay upon the hay nnd counted tho dust sunbeams ns ihey streamed through the crevicesof the 1 lose siding, ami wondered how they got out again, and how many it took to make a 'day, and passed your finger through them to and fro, and marvelled that you felt nothing. Many a time, voir know, you crept . through that samo mow with Mary Gray Don't you remember Maryl She ' men Ml lliu lioiisu jusi OVCr tllO lllll Have you forgot how you wont straw berrying together? You picked in her ' basket don't deny it you always felt? happier than when you 11. led your own, though you never-k"ov why. You had ' a queer feeling sometimes about the hoart, though you never knew what. You have found it all out sinco, no doubt' ' And Mary what has beconio of hor? ' Why, 'thoro is a reaper whose name! is Death,' that goes forth to tho harvost in ' sweetest Spring nnd latest Autumn, arid deepest Winter ns well, nnd Mary and '' cuen .iiiiio wero long ago bound lip in tlio samo sure bundle" of lifo. , 1 Seven o'clock, and a clear night. Tho shadows nnd tho mist are rising in ! tho valleys tho frogs have set tip their chorus in thu swamp the fire-flies, are ' showing a light off tho marsh tho whip-poor-wills begin their melancholy sontf - a star blazes gbenutifully over the top of ll.o woods, nnd the fair beings that ptoploour childhood come abont us, in tho twilight the fair beings, "Who set ns sots tho morning star, that goes ' Not down behind tho darkened west, hor tildes Obscured amidst tho lompest of tho sky, Rut melts awny. Into the liht of hcavou." " "Strange how some people will look , nt things," ns a lady said who went up ; street with tilting hoops.