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Tlir Emit. At a celebration at Loon Lake, in the town of Waylaiid, New York, Friday evening, tlie cannon wan discharged prematurely instantly killing Mr. Binders, fatally wounding T. Turk well, a prominent lawyer of that place, and slightly injuring several ladies. Several weeks since it became known in N,-w York that the Hibernians were making preparations to attack and disperse any pro cession of Orangmen which might attempt to move through the streets of the city cm the 12th of July, the anniversary of the battle of Aughrini, v. 1 1 i* h was fought in Ibfid, the ( ath olics suffering a disastrous defeat. These preparations tinallv became so alarming that on the evening of "the 10th, Police Superin tendent Kelso, with the advice and consent of Mayor Mail, issued an order prohibiting the propose t ] i d, an i Lnstt i ti&g tbs po lice to disperse a 1 bodies nf men collecting on the 12th for the purpose of joining in target excurs.oils i.r proi cssions. J lus order created much indignation, not only in New York hut throughout the country, and was rescinded on the following day by (lov. Hoff man. who gave notice that any and all bode s of men desiring to assemble and march in peaceful procession iti the city of New York, could do so, and that they should be protected b\ the military, to the fullest extent possi ble. The preparations to suppress the threat ened disorders were of the most complete description. The Ist, 6th, titli, Hth, 16th and 2()th nv.uments of nati guards were assem ble 1 in their armories, the marine ■ in the navy yard, and the troops in the forts were ordered to hold them elves in readiness to move at a moment’s warning. Batteries of artillery were Stationed at various points along the lino ( t procession, bhe police force was organ!/' i into three battalions of ten companies, under the supremo command of .Superintendent Kd o. Wednesday morning the city bristled will, bayoneti and cannon, but, not ■ withstanding tins fact, large mobs gather e.d at various points, intent on mischief. She; lv afternoon lighting commenced at several p but the md.i nv 'nd police quiet lj dis pel and the ri iters. At two o’clock the neigh I k 1 of the Orange headquarters became crowded, and the police bad difficulty in keel ing flic mob within bounds. About half-p.is! two the Oram ennui formed on I wenty-nuith street, below Eighth avenue, and at the same time the Twenty-second Ueglliienl. under (oh porter, marched past and formed into line on Elj I th avenue, when they i iaded with b an ' ■ ■ ■ ith Reg iment, which took up a position on the north of the Twenty-second. The police were on the east side of the street and the military on the west, and Orangemen marched between i ■ : nail a an. c, nuiiiheilog scarcely ,in(). At three o elocl the procession started. Neai Twenty-fourth street, the column halted fen a moment. Im mediately after the hah a shot wn- Hied from H,, upper i-liu o! Hie brick building, it the multicast corner. Simultaneously, shot- were fired at the Fifth Regiment from neai Twenty fifth street, on the same side of the street. The I iglllA l uith received the fir.d si n,, and, ill the confiihi'>n of the moment, puna were aimed at tin' windows an if c\pectin'.; order* to lire. In an inalant one rpin wa* mi'i mi - "'I. ami thnii followed an irregular volley along iim linn <>l tin’Sixth and hi hth n. 111101111, a few infii loading and 11 1 1 iik '• 'i i* lime. So Midden mum tlm occurrence that iheotlici ra were talion h\ Hiirprian, hut an noon an poaai hlo thev i ■ i~ l lll l among tin'll men. ordering them to aifii tiring. ’lno liniiK of the highly f. nil lie. iment wimchlcllv dlfi- Mil lit the uin •■i I’ lii ol the hoitae, whore the attack had Come from, hut the aldewalk wait awepl alnii. Ah anon an the mnoke clean and. nine hodieu, one of them a woman, were won lying ex tended and atill upon the |iavenicnt. mini I of the hmiae. Ihe proceaanm (hen moved on. '1 h•• panMiui of the moh iippeaied to have greatly auhalded. The aidewalka were lined with people rhe windowh of the main InUlaC* w. ie crowded, and at many points working men in lai ge numliera HUnpendeil the'r lalmra to witnoaa the prooeasii n ; Iml they wee all ni lent. I'he total nnmhot i eporii'd killed oni right Wiu- 5, wunimed li'. Since then the hat of dead linn swelled to Mi. Ah lx umudly Iho fuse. a tmmher uf innocent persons were killed. Mr. Latimer, momhei of a stationery linn on N.wwm klio I, k*i Lilierty. He wan walking along Kiglitli Avenue, near Tweul y-eiglitll street, mnl when the lin-t volley 'van (m il xov ev.d I nils cnlci i I Ills liody. A lad who Mild ‘ kindling wood wax shot while sitting upon lax carl, and lulled. Another lad wax Killed iix he wax ri'innmi from school. \ SowmK hid. while mini, on an omnibus displayed an Or ■ f. An struck h in. and ho foil from the stage, dead. \ a. i ho j jinr handkerchief in token of recognition of Homo ono in llm rnnkx. Jun at that inomout, a burly nirthm stepped up to her, aim. placing the iiiu/rli -d hix pixtol to hor oar, tired, and, •bo fell dead. Ho then tinned around, an I deliberately cooking hix pixtol, tirod a ballet into the little K'lh and he fell. Iwo inotnboi x of the nth regiment wore killed during the dav, and a number of polioomen wounded. 00l .11- • I . . "■ The ttitnation at the crossing of Twemy fourlh xtroot, where a reporter xtood, wax tornl le. Heine the oyex there lay eleven proxiiate bodiex. Two or throe had been piled togclhoi ax they had fallen A dead woman wax xtreb hedaerox-a man with a fear fill wound in the head, wlm li oovertHl hix luce with blood. lie writhed in agony for some momentx, and then slowly crept to a door-Htep, and faintly strove to mho himself upon n, presenting, ax he did xo, a full view of lux ghastly h im. \n a workingman, evi death an liixlinian, had received a allot in the arm, and xat down upon a xtoop, and deeper atoly faeed the troops in the ml Ixt of the th ing, w hile holding hix bleeding arm extended bef ’,i him. lie remained until relief came, fixedly glaring m xilenee at the Ur augeiuen. A lad crouched against a oat. wini i, j-.xt hey ond the corner ot I wentv t ... hurt. Tin woiin n appeared at the windowx above, maki; signs of anguish and bewilder ment, 10, kn , alternately down at tin hodtex, i the! tlien at | Presently one and then another of the fnendx of the victims stole out. and t ached them to •self liny were - id alive, but soon liaxtelied -a mained, w alked lo and fro, wringing hix ban lx. and makn ptUvnx and iluvberent cnex of gnef l ioin time to time he douched hix tixtx, and seemed to b making dexporate n solves, atui then would atop to look at one and anoth er f the boii-.ex the surgeon of one of the regiment* came nth commendal le pronint t -x ;. attend t< t wounded. At ii- .when t I. !■ i... i, .■ i dnven far • .. ou the si do Ktrspfs, the work of in.ni! i: the .hud ftud wound*’'! !'*•-- u A , "UNueh.e In * uelo. \ v iV't oi' i tiro if!o on tin front o( the entrsnee. Tho siiea i> i xh -.-to.! j ■'.;>•*, st'vuiiing with J"'i :u'.r u u *•.<■. witli tlui-t mu! hjin^or, c*nild - u. \ mi >■ wiiv h r the arms! of flu* iiunreVM" iml i in. i, whu h were of every • tyle. pis ; the dreadful duty. Bak ers, pixvers. 1 se< ,e ‘ market w-uroiis were Weed, .*> i umo in rj i- on, freighted with >1 uul . ',*.! vietinis. I ufUiuon iwit o i eve ■" .•. a: I tlai ssd task of ‘ 1 ho belt . istw' two the elution, if lu;r.< To. "u> ■ . tor', per formed. A r ltd uud wu. 111. W.. 1, S JhiMnalaiEß. 1 rusts tVoret.iry to Jeff,’ pvie durian tlie war. m u ier .rrt>; tu Sau FSU-.*f >U II .liiur of fv el* Denveb (Colorado) reports says a courier from Twin Lakes, Col., has arrived there, bringing news of the drowning of E. J. Esta hrook, of Denver, and IS. O. Cop. of St Louis, in Twin Lakes, We luesdav evening, by the upsetting of a boat in which they were fishing. Five persons were poisoned, one of them fatally, by reason of partaking, at the house of Chan. Howell, near Decatur, 111., a few days since, of some hitters made out of what was supposed to be snake root, but what, on examination by the physicians, proved to lie aconite, a deadly poison. John Hill, an old and well-known citizen of Ottowa, 111., committed suicide on Monday last by throwing himself from a bridge into the Illinois Itiver at that place. It is stated that Red Cloud, the Sioux Chief, has threatened to drive all the whites from the vicinity of Fort Laramie, and that an ad ditional force lias been asked for protection. Fault Friday morning a tiro broke out in Prices’ clothing store, at Magoon, Knox coun ty, Illinois, and before it could be arrested, destroyed twelve business houses, involving a loss of $15,000, with only $1,(100 insurance. The pine wood cotton mill, in Hickman county, Term., owned by E. T. Graham A Son, was consumed by fits Friday morning, ami all the machinery and a large anioun of cotton de stroyed. Estimated loss, $126,000; no insur ance. The South. A Nashville telegram announces the eon viction of It. D. Campbell, a colored magis trate, of oppression in office. He was sen tence 1 to ciglit months imprisonment. I nr change of gauge from six feet to four feet eight and one half inohe-, on the Louis ville branch of the Ohio and Mississippi Kail road, will bo made next Sunday. On the fol lowing, Sabbath it is the expectation that the entire road will be changed between Cincinnati and St. Louis, so that cars of the new guago will run on the following day. Foreign. The report is confirmed that Dupanlap has declined the Archbishopric of Pans. The French Government is negotiating with the Germans for the restoration of 100 railroad cars seized dming the war. Reports come from Nice of riotous demon strations there against the French authorities, who were assaulted by tho mob with cries of “ Death to the French !" Habits of Authors. nr THE “ FAT rONTKIIrtJTOK. ” Sum Johnson's habit was a waistcoat of enormous dimensions, knee-breeches and a bio wig. Diogenes’ habit was a wash-tub, warm in summer and cool in winter. Shiikspeare's habits aro various. Hi' appears in calf us often as any way. t ioldsndlh’s favorite habit was a dressing gown, owing to the diflienlty experienced in getting any other. Sir Walter Scott had a passion for Scotch habits. lb n. 1 ranklin’s chief habit was early rising. Tom. Moore was addicted to Wear ing of the Green. Hums appeared well in his plow man's habit. Hymn had a habit of excelling in poetry, which became him very well. John I’utiyaiv’s habit was a cell, during several years of his authorship. Daniel Lambert, w ho wrote but little, however, had a very full habit. De Foe wore a habit which ho bor rowed from Alexander Selkirk. Nu merous authors have appeared in bor rowed habits. Mnst authoresses have n rillinghabit. rlmrli x 1 ticketin' chief hubit was to boat every one in the tiehl of Romance, If yon want to ascertain the peculiar ities ot Charles Keade’s habits, yon must “ Put Yourself in His Place" — wear his old clothes. Matty authors have clad themselves iu blasphemy as a habit. Most New Knghmd authors wear steady habits. They come from the laud of 'em. John R Gough's “Habit” is one of his lectures. The habit, of drinking is about the worst habit an author can get into. Key wrapped himself iu the “Star- Spangled Haunt r' us his hubit. Greeley is said to have a habit of swearing, but 1 don’t believe it ; at least 1 never saw him try it on. Partmi isn’t very particular about his own habit, but. he Ireoueutly dresses up other people iu the New York Ledg i t>r - Hret Harte lias made a wonderfully Successful appearance in a Chinese habit. Mark Twin went around for a long t me dressed only in a “ Map of Paris. " Walt. Whitman’s simple and inex pensive attire, “ Heaves of Grass," shocks the modesty ot many people. 1 lie chief habit worn by Hillings and Nasby is i mbit of bad spelling No one can deny but that they have worn it well. I'oun Piatt appears once a week iu a Capital habit. “ Fern 1 .eaves” are the principal habit of u distinguished authoress of our day. John Hay will have to get into anoth er habit. His “ Little breeches are about worn out. Tito Fin- of the Polaris. The Polaris takes with her a ling which has an eventful history. It is a eommon man-of-war’s boat ensign, ami ' was in Wilkes’ expedition in 1 S .<S. When the Pi a >ek was dtipwreeked at the month of tin' Columbia river, tins (lag was saved, ,ul tu ISoO, when the tirst Urinnell expedition was fitted out, , the eolors war presented to Ah Henry ttrinnell. De Haven, who had com maml of the expedition took the colors turtl . r north than any other American Thio had e\,i before been exhibited. In ls.-,(. when Dr. Kano went ottt, Mr tint • ell Urmed the tlag to him, and it >s taken still jjhtaer uortl. Aftei x Smith's S Dr. Kane in ule a perilous voyage in an Sort The ivlors served f r Ins pillow when he slept in the 1 '.l! lu IS.oT the tl.u; wash ne.lt D- Have- U the eon; plet it was return • Mi ■ ; m 1 ■ Com. made from se. we I is -aid to be a i- wet: ii dm.ufe. t. .: agv’.it A MODERN LOTHARIO. An El-Volunteer Marrlen Three Women and Seduce* Two (Mini*. James L. Rider, of Bag Harbor, L. 1., a young man of good family, enlisted during the late war in Company B, wist Regiment N. Y. Volunteers. After a time he was discharged at Portsmouth, Va., where he took up his residence, became acquainted' with Miss Salle A. Weaver; a daughter of one of the lead ing citizens of the place, and soon after married her. After living with his young wife four years, he cruelly de serted her and tied to Pennsylvania, where he married another girl, living with her till the Spring of 1870, when he went to the village of Highland, Ulster County, to work for Charles Wooley. He took apartments at Eli Warring’s, where Laura F. Warring, age 11, resided. Rider paid his ad dresses to her, and, being well educa ted, he soon succeeded in winning her affection, his attentions to her being entirely unknown to her parents. On the 13th of last June they resolved to get married clandestinely. On F.j even ing of that day the bigamist s victim announced that she was going to make a call at a neighbor's, but met Rider instead, and with him went to the resi deuce of the Rev. Mr. Travels, of tins First Methodist Church, who married them. The girl returned home, and the next day Rider made his appear ance and claimed her as bis w ife. Mr. Warring was indignant, and ap pealed 'o the daughter to know if it was true. She at once admitted the marriage, and was driven from home. She went to the residence of a Mr. Craft, where the bigamut met her, and where they lived together till the 21st of June. The village was then startled by an other event in the bigamist’s life. On that day Miss Abby Horton of High land appeared before Justice Eltinge, and charged James L. Rider with se ducing her under promise of marriage. A warrant wars issued, and Rider was taken from Craft’s house to the Jus tice's office, where he pleaded guilty, and was at once sent to Kingston jail to await the action of the Grand Jury. After Ins departure, information was received that still another young girl had been bis victim. She resides about half a mile from Highland, and Rider had visited her secretly, at the same time giving out that he had join ed the Presbyterian Church in tiie vil lage. After his arrest for seducing Abby Horton, the father of Miss War ring, aided by counsel, proceeded to learn all about Rider's antecedents. He found Rider’s mother in Brooklyn, and was shown by her a letter from his wife in Virginia. Mr. Warring next went to Portsmouth, and these pro cured a certified copy of Rider’s mar riage certificate, on file in the County Clerk’s office, together with other nec essary documents. He reached High land on the 4th of Julv, and showed them to his daughter, who was almost heart-broken, and asking forgiveness, was taken home again. Mr. Warring has taken steps to have the marriage of his daughter with Rider declared null ami void, and lias also placed a warrant for bigamy against him in the hands of the Sheriff of Ulster County. So strong is the feeling against Rider in Highland that if lie were there now he would he in danger of lynching. The Easiest Trolling on Record. The New York Sun. of Saturday, says: “Mr. Bonner’s flyers, Startle and Bruno, did the most wonderful i trotting on record, on Fleetwood Course. Stephen F. Knapp, Georg B. Alley and Major Morton, of New burgh, acted us judges. They timed Bruno a half mite to saddle in 1:5;. John Murphy rode him. This is the fastest half mile ever trotted by any horse any way rigged, and sends Bruno to the front of tin list of trotters. Star tie trotted the fastest mile ever made by a four-year old, namely, a mile, driven by Carl Burr, who weighs 2U3 pounds the first quarter in 30seconds, half mile 1:12, making the mile in 2:20, . ' curving 53 pounds over the ruh sof the track. Any one who has tried to hold out a twenty-tive-pouud shot-bag at arm's | length will appreciate this fact. Some of the shrewdest turfmen of the coun try claim that twenty-five pounds extra weight is equal to a distance tn trotting horses of one mile. In running horses it is estimated that seven and a half pounds are equal to a distance of a tour-mile heat Startle has not been feeling well since he left Long Island, and tliis gives another difference in his favor, showing that he is the best four year old that has ever appeared on the turf. Startle and Bruno have tilled tin full measure of glory. They are enti tled to their well-earned laurels. Which is the finest horse of Mr. Bonner's sta ble it is hard to settle, for they are all trotters of mettle. Thf net export- of specie from the States, dun tin 1 eight months February 28 1871, ai to >42,31)0,000, and tin net expo t> for the year ending June 30th, 1871, it i estimated, amoi it< I to *70.200,000. The net exports : specie, that is, the exports minus the imports, for I'MO, • |to I r 1869 ■t ■ >33. Si 10,0*8). lu lv, i wevr r, t e net exports rost t >n), 000.000, from >38,000,000 in I'm Agaiu, the ex i iris were $75,4 K) id 18( ><>7.000,000 in I*B* 5. In l>t'4 they $92,1 1 v!; ■ imounted to >'q.>on.o.> i During the ■ :ght years ending in 1870, tin* net ex pats of specie am-muted to >400,- : $58,302 year. During the first four years of ■ this period, the' exp rt- amount*'l ?• t ", ■ ; g tl at four t >.187.1 * . )< ,or -..0r • ; >4 - 775. v a year. A Story from One of ‘‘Jo’s Bovs” On one occasion the children were all gathered in a room, when they made a decree that every one that en tered should tell a story. Mrs. Jo had just been trapped, and made to pay her forfeit, when little live-year old Robbie came in, having got out of bed to see what was the matter, and drag ged his bed cover with him. He was about to be turned ignomiuiously out, as one who could not pay the forfeit, when he protested vigorously against this sentence without a trial, and de clared that he could tell “ lots of ones when he had “ linked. " Having deep ly cogitated for a moment, perched <>n his mother’s knee and wrapped in the gav coverlet, he told the following brief but tragic tale, with an earnest ness that made it funny ; “Once a lady had a million children, and a nice little boy. She went up stairs and said, ‘You musn’t go in the yard.’ But he wonted, and fell into the pump, and was drowned dead.’’ “Is that all ?” asked Franz, as Rob paused, out of breath with his start ling beginning. “No, there is another piece of it,” and Rob knit bis downy eyebrows in the effort to evolve another inspiration. “ What did the lady do when he fell into the pump <" asked his mother, to help him on. “Oh, she pumped him up, and wrap ped him in a newspaper, and put him on a shelf to dry for seed.” Touching Incident. From the New York Commercial. When ('apt. Hall’s vessel,the Polaris, left the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a large number of people collected on the dock to sc the expedition off and bid Capt. Hall and his brave crew farewell. Among these were the families and friends of a number of the men, ami there were several very sad and affect ing parting scenes. One incident, especially, attracted the attention of our reporter. One of the sailors, Henry B. Allen by name, a hardy, bronzed-looking tar, stepped across the gang plank and approached his wife and two children who were standing on the dock. The poor sailor drew the sleeve of his jacket across his eyes, and tried to hide his tears from his loved ones. He kissed his wife ami children, and the group knelt upon the ground and prayed together. Their prayers were inaudible, but the assembled spectators knew that their petitions were that God would preserve the husband and father and bring, him back in safety to his family, tine of the officers of the Polaris called to the sailor to come aboard. There wore hurried embraces, and the sailor tore himself from those he held clear, and complied with the order. Petroleum in Germany. It seems that the petr ileum industry in Germany is on the increase. With regard to the deposits in Hanover, it is said that the borings in (lie* neighbor hood of Helde had for their object the determination of the extent of a lay er of chalk occurring at tho depth of about 120 to 130 feet, and saturated with petroleum. In former years this chalk had been investigated to a depth of nearly 100 feet: the the lirst 150 feet were found to be extremely rich in pe troleum, and the rest yielding various amounts. The inefficiency of apparatus did not allow the engineer to go deep er, but at 100 feet almost pun' petrole um was met. The projectors now in tend to start a company with suflicient capital. Houses and buildings have been commenced. The bore is to bo of the diameter of of 10 3-1 inches, arid to go down to the depth of 1,000 feet. The petroleum chalk, which it is in tended to mine by means of a shaft, will he worked into cement after ex tracting from it all the oil. Curious Deterioration of a Picture. A picture, comprised in the Town sheud Becpiest to the South Kensington Museum, painted by Leys, now in a bay of the North Court of that Muse um, is in a remarkable state of deteri oration. caused by the absolute slipping down of considerable portions, chiefly in the background, the result, no doubt, of the injudicious use of a*phalt;im. A similar fact (says the Athenaenum) was observed some years ago in Hilton’s picture, “ The Rescue of Serena by Sir (’alepine," then in the National <lal lery, Trafalgar square ; in that case one of the eyes slipped down, with a ludi crous effect, which was. for a time, at least, remedied by turning the picture upside down, so that the soft part went back to its place. The only “cure” for the affected parts of Leys’ work will be to have them repainted by compe tent hands. Telegraphic Rates, The Postmaster General has, in ac cordance with the telegraphic act of L86(5, fixed t communication between the several de partments of the government and their officers and scents, which have priority over all other business. These new rates are exclusively confined t>> public business. One cent per word is named f r each circuit of 250 miles or less. All words of a communication trans mitted are to be counted, except the late and pla e at which each commnni ■t. -nis died. The rate for Signal Service message and reports is two cents per w rd for each circuit or dts ta- e. irrespective of length. The same rates took effect July Ist. NEw-MAr* minister, having occ t sin t man a couple as his first offic ial net, and there being quite an ass( mi —tge present, be determined to . ’ ■ and wift. an ; tl- lor i have AA'it and AA'isdum. A close observer of Indies says, when lie sees kisses between women, it re mind- him of two hands. .me unmatch ed gloves—charming things with their proper mate, but good for nothing that way. AA’hex a man is unable to tell the time by his watch, because there are two hands, and he dosen't know “which to believe," it is a tolerably sure sign that he has partaken of more refresh ments than his nature requires. First young lady : “So poor Susan is dead ? ” Second young lady; “Yes poor tiling. She suffered terribly' didn’t she ? And only think, she couldn’t wear that beautiful silk dress her mother gave her, and it’s too short for her sister ! ” In Chicago, personals are nn.de up in this touching vein : “T. J. Falls was his name, And I shall not deny, With regard to the same, That he came from Shanghai, And he put up last night at the Sherman, Considerably close to the sky.” A staid colored citizen of New Or leans, riding in a cart one warm day recently, was astounded by his um brella suddenly breaking out into a fieri e blaze. He was not smi iking at the time, and the cause remains to him “a perfeck mis'try.” A na-tgwty little boy blubbering be cause his mother wouldn't let him go down to the river on the Sabbath, upon being admonished said, “ I didn’t want to go a swimmiu’ with ’em ran. I only wanted to go down and seo the bad lit tle boys drown for going swimmiu’ on a Sunday.” Soiln years ago, in the days of stages, as a stranger was riding into North ampton, Mass., on the box with tho driver, he inquired of him in regard to the denomination of the dillerent churches as they passed tin an. “ This,” said the driver, pointing to the Old Church, “ is the Old Line: and this,” pointing to the Edwards Church, “is the New Line ; and that ( the Unitarian) is the Accommodation.” “Now, young people,” said a pro fessor of natural history to his class, “now then, as to hens: a hen has the capacity of laying just six hundred eggs, and no more; and she finishes the job in just about five years. Now what is to be done with her after that ? ” “Cutofi her head and sell her for a spring chicken! ” exclaimed an urchin whose father dealt in poultry. The last rat story is from Chicago. In a house where the rats had been very troublesome traps had long been set, but to no purpose. Finally some of the family determined to watch the trap. It was cunningly set. Soon a young rat appeared and was about stepping on the fatal spring, when an ‘ old rat rushed to the rescue seized tho indiscreet juvenile by the tail and drag j ged him ofi'to the hole. The Indians of Arizona, are exceed ingly fond of dog meat, eat it on great occasions, and lay it before distin guished visitors, be they white or red. The Apaches consider the flesh of mules a great delicacy, and will go further, tight harder and lie more to obtain it than they would go, fight and lie even to scalp a white man, and yet they are tho most blood-thirsty and cruel of all the tribes. An attendant at Alt. Vernon, not long since found a ladv weeping most bitterly and audibly with her handker chief at her eyes. He stepped up to her and said, “ Are you in any trouble, madam ? ” “No sir, ” she sobbed. “ I saw you weeping. ” “Ah 1 ” said she, “ how can any one help weeping at the grave of tile Father of his Country?” “Oh, indeed, madam, ” said he, “that's it ! The tomb is over yonder, this is the ice house.” A uEvn.i max from Philadelphia was recently commending a young friend to the notice of a Chicago merchant, and closed liis appeal by saying; “He comes of a very good family ; both his father and grandfather were prominent men in the East.” “AA ere they?” responded the merchant. “That is good, but it is of no account with us here. Then 1 is less daddyism in Chi cago than in any other place in the United States.” T. is a pretentious young man of slender acquirements, who affects lit erature. especially in the presence of young ladies. ()u one occasion he brought down the house by asking a laily if she had read Mr. Dickens's last novel, “The Diamond Edition!” A more ast mu ling blunder is the fol lowing: Seeing a copy of Lallft Rookh lying on a centre-table, lie call ed attention to it, when somebody in piired if he had ever read it, “No." he replied, *• I have never read any of Alls- Rookh's poems.” Some men show most wisdom in making blunders. A West< journal ist seems to have been wiser than he knew, when, drawing upon his memory for poetical quotations about woman, he delivered himself in 1. s newspapers as follows; O woman in thine hour* of . ase, Uncvrtaiu, coy and hard !• pi am ; But Mtu t - oft, familiar with her face. We- nrst endur . then pity, Then einbrtoe* It is doubtful if Scott and Pope, so Essentially unlike, could, with the greatest can ,be again happily com bined to present an old subject mu new light. A ( 'odorado saloon keeper said of a “I . • ' whisky strong enough for them, so af ter trying every way. f at last made a mixture of poison 'oak and butternut. It fetched 'em. I called it the sheep 1 "Filer’s delight; ami it was a popular brink. The first Pike I tried it on yell '■! with delight; the next one took two ; s, nd turned a double - -morsel in t:. r id before the housi A peddler came along, and after he several r :ks .! my sheep herd. - ■ ; cht, he - , ’* - - .. - . ■ ■ ii. ad , .