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"LET US HAVE PEACE."
ALEXANDRIA, PARISH OF RAPIDES, LA. ,. . ... Misceuineou5 meiecuons. LOVE AND LIFE. IT ags. Z. Z. BT DDINGTON. Life is like a stately temple TIsa L banded in the sea, Whos uprising air proportion SPeneWnae immensity; Love tihe are~ at who builds it, Building t eternally. To , sandi in the present, As one waits beside rave, Upb aies and to the altar RoI the Past ia slema wave, With a murmur as of mourning, Umlalatang ia the nasve. Pallid phantoms glide around me In the wraeks of hope and home; Voices moan among the waters, Foam vanish in the foam* But a peace, divise, anfatlimg, Writes its promise in the dome. Cold the waters where my tast are, But my heart ls strung anew. Tuned to Hope's profound Vibration, Pulsing all the ether through, For the seeking soni that ripen ia an mme er s ae d tra. Hark! the all-lnsprimn Angel Of the iPure leads the choir; All tie shadows of then pie Are illued with living re, And the bells above are waking OlMmes of InlaiSe desre. For the strongest or the weakest There is meo etersnal all; Many raves and many monrners, at lash- lifted pall For the hIghest nd thelowest Blessed IIfe oontalneth all. 0 thou air nLeaished templet In untlthomed es began, Lave, thy builder shapes and lifts thee la the ao othe an; And the blSlder and the builded To the pere in heart-re one. -Haper'a Magazine foer March. WHAT CANE OF IT. "Thin you think you wouldn't do it, Dolly ?" said Uncle Ziphalet, pulling out the stove-hearth and poking at the coals. "No, I wouldn't 'Liphalet," replied Aunt Dolly, resting her shining knitting. needle, while she stirred the pumplin simmering in the pot. "The farm's paid for now, and if we're savin' we've enough to last us through. Why should we harass ourselves wl' seekin' arter riches?" "'Tain't riches I'd be seekin' arter, Dolly, but this Mr. Swinton--thy call him a very smart young man, Dolly-he says if the mill ain't rebuilt the village'll go baek'ards, the farm'll sink in vally, and things'll ginerally run down. You know, Doy, I never hlld baek when I could do anything to help along." "1 ln't likely to forget, 'Liphalet, whC the calf and butter money went in time o' war, nor how you've given to church and missions, schools and poor folks, and everything else anybody'd a mind to draw up a paper for. You and I've had more disagreements-" "But this'll be helpin' ourselves a well as helpin' others, Dolly. This Mr. Swin ton-he's a very pleasant spoken young man, Dolly-he says he'll guarantee the stock shall pay for itself in three or five years. He says he'd rather build he-e than elsewhere, because he wants to help his native village, and if we'll all take hold, and eseh help a little, he can do it." "We've no money to put in," said Aunt Dolly,-leaning back and fixing her eyes oa the coals U-cle Liph had raked open, -"unless we take-" "Uieask we take what we'd laid by for Rube's eddyeation," said Uncle 'Liphalet, softly. "Since God took Rube's eddyeation into His own hands, 'Liphalet, I've always wanted that money to lie in the bank un til we'd a plain call to use it. I can't a bear to think of its bein' used like other money." "Nor I, Dolly, but Rube would wish it doing good, and this Mr. Swinton, he says it might draw thrible what it does n,,w. We can maybe use the income in helpin' boys who love larnin', as Rube did." Dolly replied nothing. After the men tion of Babe's name silence was wont to fall between the old couple, an old couple outwardly as crooked, as gnarled, and scraggly as any two old apple-trees that drew sustenance from their roky fields. This Mr. Swinton-he came out to the farm the mset day, and Aunt Dolly put on her black alpasa apron and recelved him with a courtey. A man of less shallow sy mpathies would have been touched with a kind of pltying tenderness for the obse quious oil woman, but to Swinton her deference was constitutionally agreeable. It argued well, too, for his designs. He drew his gloved finger athwart his foxy colored mustache, and talked business. Heaven help the simple-mlnded old couple new I Whatis "busines" to them but a kind of mysterious wonder-laml full of pyramids and sphinxes and statues of Memnon? What a busines-manu but a priestly soreerer, with his ofibrings and ocantafoas, living ever among the mys ter.lt.Heaven didn't help them. Some times it does seem to fall people in their sorest needs: and yet, things work ob acuely and very far around, and who as yet has seen the end of anything? Aunt Dolly in her wood rocker, knit silently on the socks that would bring her 75 6aets a pair. Uncle'Llphaet drsn in the man's words with child-ik credu "Letme tell you, sir, manufaeturing enterprise are the life of our villages. Compre.--" Mr. 8wlnton drew his eom paisons huetly and correctly. "Were we to locate elsewhere stock would be rapidly taken up, but owing to our most singlar and unfortunate lires-los of confidene m the location-I am strongly desirous d a eoring the advntage of 'lseibr the rik-how can thes be any risnk Lt I expaln. Mr. 8winton was a man of ba, and his exlanations able facs that thes wu no poin bahk of or arouPe. "That doesn'tadflt of a qus t on--I It to be true--why, we've demon·, tsrat , . Doyo ..' I'ncle'lptje thought he saw. Who melt sway Into suppositions or unoer aI haia't bt leetle moneyany wa ," said Uncle 'Liphalet, pushing back his rOUgh gra' locks with his rough, trem bling fingent. "Mother an' me saved up enough ,itetle by leetle, to educate Rube with hut he-Rube--dleds you know, and thi mney has lain in the hank." "A thousand isn't much, any way," said the man of tens of thousand , tipping back in his chair, and picking his teeth elegantly ; "but the morale your subecrip tion lends is something. Our very sigu lar and unfortuate tires, you see. ThIe fact that men like yourself have entrusted their savings to us,gives us desirable stand Uncle 'Liphalet's vanity was touched, but Dolly, with closed lips, counted her stitches. "' What do you say, Dolly ?" "I've said my say, 'Liphalet. In sick ness or misfortune we might all back on Rube's money, otherwise I'd rather it remained in the bank." " A thousand dollars, sir,-" continued the little old lady, sufficiently humble be fore this man of means-" a thousand dol lars that's been saved bit by bit and laid up in five dollar bills for a pertickeler ob ject, seems different from a thousand dol lars that's just one of many going up and down and trucking around in business, sir." The light-eyed Swinton played with his watc_-chain nervously. An unsophisti cated old woman, this-being a solicitor for her patronage was not agreeable, but In "business" very disagreeable things have sometimes to be done. " This deposit, then, was made for the benefit of your son, Reuben. His death was a greatloss to you; a loss to the com munity. Rube was fhll of life and eater prise. He would have ande a publiosepir Ited man. I wish he were alive now." Artford Swinton's small, light eyes could detect human weaknesses; Artford Swinton's quick apprehension and tact en. abled him to work up those weaknesses for hih own interests. When, a half hour later, he passed out between the lilac clumps, he carried on his paper Uncle 'Liphalet's subscription, and in his pock et Uncle 'Liphalet's bank book. "My hand trembles so, I hain't made all the letters very good," Uncle 'Llphalet had said as he removed his spectacles and critically surveyed his labored signs ture. "We must trust you to take care of it for us sir father and I don't know any thing about business," Aunt Dolly had maid as she relinquished the precious little blue bobk. "Certainly, rely on me,-I do assure you,-I shall remember the circumstances. Any favor that it is in my power to con fer-" Mr. Swinton had said glibly. Aunt Dolly stepped to the window with her knitting, and watched the man as he struck a light for his cigar on her gate post. "I wish we hadn't done It, 'Liphalet," said she. "Oh I! don't say so, Dolly, don9 ." "I don't like his eye, and for alhe talks so open and honest he seems to me like close man, a man who keeps something back." "You mustn't be prejudiced ain him Dolly, because he appears a leetle vain and lashy. Men an't now what they were in )ur days. He comes of an honest, obleeg ing kind of a family, and they call him a very smart young man, Dolly." Time with its incidents and accidents went on, and Aunt Dolly grew used to thinking of Rube's money as in Swinton's lanls. This certificate of stock in the 'Native Village manufacturing com any" was carefully laid away, and she to longer sl.nt sleepless nlghts over t, nor sighed when the matter was men loned. The mill went up and the operatives ame- real estate rose again, and the Na tive Village flourished. Uncle 'Liphalet pe Idled out early potatoes, sweet corn, mnd mutton by the quarter; and Artford Iwinton, though he had president, and lirectors, and clerks, and Heaven only snows what else around him, was "The "ompany," and smoked cigars - best )rangd or none--gave the company's note, mud forever stroked the foxy-colored mus tache. White he carried on the cotton manufacture he did a still more bourish. ing business in the manufacture of facts. He heaped facts upou facts on the head of the president until he smothered that gentleman in facts; he piled bales of facts before the directors until they couldn't see over the pile; he threw facts into the eyes of the stookholders until they were stone-blind; he gave banks and creditors security of fats, and his friends quaffed aepenthe of facts in the odiel glass. Days when croqueting was dull thebooks were 'fixed." Book-keeping, once a science lesigned to show the pecuniary standing f Individuals and compales, now became easy and seemmii method of" fx ng" things. Now and then a dividend was declared, and the stream that turned he mill glittered ia the sun like the river Pactolus. Uncle'Lipbsletput rebacks nto the cotrlbution-box and faked the Lord daily that e'was giving him .n crease of substance. Then there began to be a hase in the air ;hrough which had glittered the river Ptolns. Swinaton said it was smoke sem the Boson a. It grew deser md denser. "Smoke fom that--Boston fire; wind dows it this way, yet," said Swinton, be ween the p* o his dgar. But smoke has an uanpleasant ebct on enn's 7Jes, sad meeting after meeting ws held to devia measrm to get rid of -L Uncle 'Liphale, at thes meeting, a sUentand eming, Itistened hat he couald no un e derstand than he chattering of Chboeaws, and was hown statememts that he could no moze omprehead than the Insriptions a >ompey's pillar. The Man of Fguts ounge inl a ttituade of s ee a a nen are woat to •smme wahen a them elvet, and agred with everydy, - ured everybody, was for "puatg this ing thragh," nad osred his for his atter pnwose with astounding lib rality. Alack the Swinto.i egmo, hough it rose gally,ad urled rounmd the beads of the tnhedu ns mraily mingled with thime masmk of the losaten are, and men's vileso beame More and more obscured. All at once Swintoa was o to Europe or purposes of s-culturel- erha the an needed it. Then we re y of bets, his dirtvlbeds iaPr and hs divi lends in mPy m l aide. O, ye 'ods, what a ight ethe gpme of men, ten ! New th smoke rolled up in vol Imesfrom all quart.s; a darkness that night be feat set in, and men groped for ach other's hands. No more did the Pactolus glisten and girtsr and shimmer fore their eym, bain their ears roared Sswollen, turbid stream, fioamlng, tossing reat cakes of ice up and down, sad threat ening to bear them all away, grind them up, and carry them out to open ocean. Some of the metn there could talk, and, though one have fetters on his feet, fet ters on his hands, and bricks on his head, if he can talk, his condition is not un bearable. But Uncle 'Liphalet couldn't talk; so he picked his way down the icy steps, groped his way home through the snow-storm and rattled the back door as a signal to Aunt Dolly to let him in. "Are you frozen, 'Liphalet"' asked Aunt Dolly in terror as the candle-light struck the white face. Uncle 'Liphalet staggered in, and sink lug on the lounge covered his face with his wrinkled hands. "O Dolly !" " 'ou needn't tell me 'Liphalet, I know what 'tin. I've felt 'twas coming. But O, 'Liphalet, we've helped each other through hard times these fifty years and we've got each other yet." Uncle 'Llphalet only groaed. "' Maybe the farm 11 last us through we're a'most worn out, and it won't be long that we'll be waiting. With the &frm and each other-" "'O, Dolly, Dolly ! you don't know the worst, and I can't tell you. I never can tell you, Dolly, never-" Uncle 'Liph staggered partway across the room, then turned suddenly. " They're going to take it all, Dolly everything-strip us clean, clean as we were when we began fifty years ago house and farm and cows-everything. There's been great carelessness as well as great wrong from the very beginning, and now they're coming. The law'll let 'em, and I 's got to go-the back pastur', and the wood lot, and the young orchard, and everything-even Rube's grave, Dol ly. 0 God ! haven't I served Thee these fifty years; why shouldst Thou cast me off now " The gray, scraggy face with the gray, tra y har around it was turned to ward-the ceiling. Aunt Dolly went out into the night. It wa, stormy, and cold, and hitter. The sleet cut against her cheek, the wind raved in her hair and the snow drifted at her feet, but Aunt Dolly didn't mind it. She only wanted air and to think. She leaned up against the weather-browned clapboards. Was it really going. going, going, all going? She couldn't think, one word alone whistled over and over in her brain, - going, going. She looked off through the storm to the dimly-outlined maple beneath which lay Rube's grave. That, too, was going. Heart and brain together grew numb muscles, involuntarly acting, carried Aunt Dolly into the house. The voice of an automaton said : "It's time we had prayers, father." The hands of a second automaton opened the old book. A strained voioe began: "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not-" The two automatons fell on their knees with tears, half broken sobs, and half ar ticulations, and were automatons no longer. Uncle 'Liphalet went to no more meet ings. "I'll fix the back door, Dolly, but I don'tknow anything whose hand il swing it," said he. As for the "Native Village manufactur ing company," It was a boat loaded with stone to the water's edge. Poor, deceived and disheartened though they were, never did men strain muscle harder than t..ose who sought to lighten her ; but over the side the water came in, and she went down. Then up from the east and the west and the north and the south, came creditors, seeking their just dues, none doubted, but seeming oftentimes to the gnarled and hard-working debtors like the fat kine come up anew to devour the lean. Aunt Dolly and Uncle'Liphalet waited patient ly for the one to whom they were appor tioned. He was not greedy; he allowed his prey to lie fattening until the leaf buds sweled on the lilacs. Meanwhile, what agonies Aunt Dolly underwent can not be described. What must the crab feel in seeing the stork straddle along the shore and gobble up his fellows, and knowing not whether his turn shall come now or then? Aunt Dolly's ideal creditor was an Iron man, steel-tipped and brass-bound; when therefore, the real creditor one early April morning swung back the little picket gate, and stooped to snuff at the lilac buds, she closed her eyes as she would have done in the hands of the executioner. She went, though, and let him in as if he had come unto his own and his own received him. Then she sat down with her sock-knit ting beside Uncle 'Liphalet. Uncle 'Liph shook worse, and his hair and fee were whiter than when Swinton called three years before. The creditor talked pleasantly; so had his predecessor. All "business men" were to Aunt Dolly of the Arttul Swin dleton type. The oredltor opened the subject gently. "I[ know the law rgives it to you, air; but it's hard hard brdnging my mind to it," said the horse voice of U'le ,Liph coming over iarm lips. "Here's where Dolly ad me cre when we was hrst marriled. There was a heavy mortgage on the farm; but we said we'd work our selves clear, and we dkl, sir. We'd saved ap something for Rbe's eddyatlon; but lube died and the money's ;gone the farm's golng, and we're going. Idon't know wries we're going." The creditor looked troubled. "Why, sir, there an't a rod o' stone wall on the farm but I've laid the stone; not a foot o' drained medder land but I've put down the tiles; not a bearin' tree in the orchid but I grafted; there an't-. Oh ! It'll be drefful to takeaway the --m, dreflal." Uncle 'Liph laid bL pat, rouh hands ovear his beae, and the tears trickled "' H don't ougter shed tears," sid Aunt Dolly, apotally, "but he's been so haraed a worried, be's kind o' weakeed anad broke down sir. But it's hard on au both to leave the old arm. There's a di renae, sir, betwixt a arm that's bought for a lamp o' money, and a farm that seems to stand for the spotted calf. and the oosset sheep, and the yellow hen's eggs-" UnCle 'LLphalet broke in : "It'srocky, and don't look like much, I know, but 'pears to me men are some like trees; it's them as has their roots twisted around and under the rocks that it's hardest to tear up. I never expected to die in the poor-house. dr. None o' my kin ever went there. What would Rube say? Why, what would Rube say Deolly f "I've tried -hard to reslze It, " said Aunt Dolly. "-in the night-time, too, sir, -what it'll beto be sitting by somebody's else fire a-knitting, him -abr g in thelf wood, and out here another than me, can ning the plums, and drying the sage and a 'pattin' up the buter on the'k porch-" "And drivin' the eows to pasture--O Lordy I" broke in the old man. " But the hardest thing to lesave-Reu ben, our son-he was turned eighteen, sir, -is buried on the hrm. If you'll step to this winder, sir, I'll show you his grave. The re, down under that maple. There's where he tit forcollege, and when he came to die, it seemed air, as if in that place where he dreamed over his Latin and his Greek of a great fhtur', there he wi.nted to be left. He asked it that morn ing in a whisper,-1 hope-whoever gets the farm, sir,-they'll keep up the fence around the grave." The creditor choked back something in his throat, anti made a nervous geature. "1Keep It ups orel, madame, keep it nup uself. . take its own risks andmnst bear its own losses. ll not come back on security of which I was ig norant when I accepted the obligation, on pronerty that ha become security through the dishonesty of the men who deceived me as well as you. My humanity would shame me." The old couple stared at the man in a dozen sort of ways. What did hbe mean -this iron man, steel-tipped and brass bound-this "business man n' " I believe I'll beable to atoh the noon train," said he, snapping together his watch-case. Aunt Dolly followed him to the door. "I-I don't know as I understood you, sir." " Keep your farm, ma'am. I've no moral claim, I'll have no legal claim to it. Go on drying your sage, and spattin' p your butter; and pray for winton, for l needs It if ever a man did." Aunt Dolly laid her worn hand solemn ly on the man's sleeve. Twice she tried to speak and twleshe she iled. The Lord bless you, sir--in your bas ket and your store, at your fireside, and among men; and 0, air, when you grow an old man and feeble, may Be bold you in the hollow of His right hand." Aunt Dolly's thin, quivering voice swelled to a full tone and the man in elined his head reverentially. " What does he say, Dolly "' called Un ele 'Liphalet. The man broke off a ay of the brown green lilace buds and a them, fra grant as the old woman's blessing, be tween his palms. How wonderful it is, that, right after those who would destroy our ffth in hu manity, so often come those who re-estab lish it in fourfold flrmnes t-B. A. 8. Chester in Springlsid Rpubtlise. Virginle Chesqulsres. A woman named Virglnle Chesqlieres has died in the Petits-Menages Asylum, at Isay. France, within fity-five days of attaining her hundredth year. A re markable act of heroism is related of this female under the First Empire. During an engagement in the Peninsula war the colonel of the Twenty-seventh regiment had been killed, and left on the ground, when a sergeant, a slight young man, and two soldiers devoted themselves to recov ering the body of their officer. They started together, but the two men wi'e struck down on the way, and the sergeant only reached Ihe spot. Hie attempted to lift the corpse on to his shoulders,btwas too weak to do so. Perceiving twoof the enemy at a distance, he made signs as if he were wounded, and the others hasten ed forward expecting to make a prisoner, when the sergeant fired and brought down one of them, then setl d his horse -the o her had fled-got the body on It, mounted himself, and galloped besk to the French lines. There it was seen that the young man was himself wounded, as blood was flowing ffeely from his breast; he was undressed in spite of his resist ance, when he was found to be a woman I It was Virdinle Chequleres, of Delimont, in the department of the Nord, who, six years before, seeing her young brother drawn in the conusr ptiog, bad dressed herself in men's ltheand, takidng his nplace, had been incorporated in the Twenty-seventh regiment, and had risen to the grade of sergeant. This s the w man who has just expired in the asylum at Iesy.-New York IHald. Great Britain ad Irelsd. It appes that the census return fbr Great Britain and Ireland, as heretofore published, are not quite sourate. The enumeration of the peoplewas made all over the United Kingdom m ne and the rsame day, namely, drl, 1871. The re vised returns show someerrors. Thus, it has hitherto been set down that the en tire population of the iish Isles, In 1871, was a8,817O(, agalast iS,079eaUIn 1861; whereas it was a tre less, namely 31,58,388. These retarpa show tbtIre land had decreased 6.7 per seut, tn the last ten years. The UritedStatespes. lation, by the cenasus of 1870, was 11 6, hl--A n2; butit maust be remembered th;at within that decde woesmr yeaof very destruetive dril war, e mut have sweet away nearly two mlion of able-bodied men. Witht this depleion a' popul-o in 1870 woolh have been ,ooo greater than that of~gag l in T e. Tbce ed -eanm resera show the area of South Britain (ngand and Wales) to be 37.319n 1 statate aern. It had been varioly estimlated at aem IS, 0I0,000 to 40,000,000, but the above is he result of a recent smrvey.--Frkny's bes. A Pants paper draws a istintiomL b tween sincere suIdds and tesee sal iades, the fermer bang these who tially wish to get rid of lb, ad the latter those who do violence to bseselves for the sake of gaining notorteLy. T talaminrants to the Uanited SWtes of Be soailed tin races, inldding Mex ans and BSouth AmerLans, do not equal these om the lttle Kingdom of Bavaris sise. A wrn mother advised her Dughter to oil herhatr and fainted fat away when tbat candid damsel replied, "Oh no mal it spoils the gentlemen'a rints." Wavr is an old cot like an tron kettle Decause it represents hard ware, A ZIlilmatre ameier. Ma. ALDuvx B. rSOCxWL.L, the Presi dent of the Pacific Mail Steamship Com pany, over whose salrs rumor has been very busy in the money mart apd club houses drin the past few days or since the complnys stock began to depreciate, Is oneof the most prominent specula-ors in Wall street. Although comparatvel unknown outside of financial circles, he is a central re among the millionaires on 'Change. Within the short space of three years he has presented an example of pe enary ssoucss hr exeeding the expec tation of the mos angin worshipers of Mammon. From ordinary circum stances he has risen to be the possessor of fabulous wealth, and to share with Jay Gould and Henry N. Smith the reputa tion of being the most wealthy among the active operators on the street. His deeds of monetary daring have been numerous and noteworthy, and have been conducted on a scale of greater magnitude than the veterans on the stook market, like Commodore Vanderbilt and Unole Daniel Drew, ever dreamed of undertaking. Mr. Stockwell is of humble parentage, his father being at one time tIn the livery stable business in Cleveland, Ohio, where the great steamship manager was born. He I about thirty-e years of Ve. The turning point in his career, which had previouly been quiet and uneventful, oc curred in 1866, while be was acting as purser on one of the Potomac river boats. On one of the vessel's trips down the river from Washington the late Elias Howe, of Connecticut, the distinguishel inventor of the sewing ma'-hine, was a passenger, with his eldest daughter in his company. Youn Sroekwell was very at tentive and onsiderate of the comfort of Mr. and Miss Howe, and extended more than the customary courtesies to ther. The acquaintance which was then formed between the purser and the Howes was renewed in the following year in Paris, where the fther and daughter went fbr their health. The fltture millionaire was quick to journey after them to the FIeneh capital, after collecting all the money at his command to enable him to travel in style. On his arrival there he laid siege to the adhetons of the young lady, and was not longin obtaining her consent to their marriage. Mr. Howe's sanction was secured, and they were wedded with much uslet. They tarried amid the gaye ties of Paris for a short time after their nuptials, and then returned to this coun uy. ubeequently Mr. Howe's second daughter was introduced to Mr. Stock wells brother, Col. Levi B. Stockwell and before many months anew match had been formed. Mr. Howe died in 186, and left all his vast proprty .to his two ghters. Soon a*fer this event, Mr. Sokwe threw himself into the arena of the bulls and bears. At first he confined himself to small in vestments, but gradually launched into heavier and more colossal operations. Paifeic Mall was his favorite stock, and under his manipulation it commenced ad vaneing rapidly in value. He purchased share after share, and made it an active stock. His ambition had led him to be come a director in the company. After getting himself elected a director he as ared to the presidency of the corporation, o wh-eh he also got himself chosen. Once in the coveted seat, he began to con sider how he could' keep himself there without being obliged to carry the stock of the company. A solution was pre sented in the Panama Railway. The stock of this road was selling very low, and Mr. Stockwell seised on it as the instrument which was to keep him in con trol of Pacific Mail. He knew that the steamship company was powerless with out the railway by which its angers and freight were carried aross the isth mus, and that the posseslon of its stock would enable him to unload himself of Pacific Mail, and at tite same time preveut his removal from the Presidency. He therefore sold short of Pacifie Mail, which Henry N. Smith began buying in, in the hope of creating a corner. The stock r d see ral per cet., and after Smith had secured the most of it he con tracted with Mr. Stockwell to sell it back at 90 in three months. Before the con tract could be fulfilled the Northwestern gale swept over Wall strat and unexpact edly stranded Smith, who was Just as eager to get the af MaIl of h ands as he wer previol unaxlom to arry it. Speculator say tsat beaougt Stock wel with tears in his esto it back, ant that it cost him asbonus of $100,000 before he could be released from the con tract. The fortune whleh Mr. Stockwell has massed fm his dihreat specalattos has be varlou l estimated at mfi t to ten million dodars. How much of ls be has lost a the recant Austuatoms in Pacic Mall is yet unknown. in garemai Mr. Stookwell s em.m utd, ud poue.ss s a pat ting biueee. H wears a moustche wia w anglish side whiskers of red color. Hevry quick and declded in his manner. His house on Madison ave nu oorner of Thrty-mlath street, is -a o t monst eleant and 0eastly in the cty. It fhrnWaed in r l e the gretatest grndea,. 1 te a~ around the oo tim dara lr room as gol d. ILr. weBa e wie ce ab t a ye ar ao, and It is nw reported a Ashlosblle thau t be Ia to a well Iv is, of course, wel understood that the Queen's speecahe re wristen br7 her :5 ry amd the Chiesfbl of the WI shola Yet ad a the gramar eslhe Qaaun's speeshas u ny xlby seem tbe ame to have smrpassed tiba selvs. The Queen herself wts-wh she acoosts to ddsees h er -lati. such a sae a t1he ellowbng The thanks of the government me e teuded to the arbitrators for "Uth ears be sowed g them the pa"tsud iSa mat of cntroversa asu euno butlmpseds the fall praea of national good-wil In a case whesre it was speily to be cherished." This eonaundram we leavethesreade to rder into E~h; be seaee1 by dint of nmmd # -hooih tWo or three time. w -hen government w~Ys to msa theyb wserableto go onwihth teb r don bemuse the Indirect claies had been excluded, they record that the "was enabled to proeearte the In37 in consequence of the exdemala et t reot claims." We do not thiak a state doeament should be dlppant or milar, but surely the resouresa of our igagse are suffcent to expres ay plain l words whlch are a once ler and dal fled.-Hesmr cud Hoes. AL Immenase FranL -T- -- Early In 1814 the bank of Elagiad,and, in Act, the whole Stock Exmz were victimized, by a "bull" bsad ihvals In its magnttude, and ~ady ito dar ing, the most umous of our Wall street 6orners, notexept even at te "Blck Priday." E gnm dwas amst hasted by her terrible ften ye'arsstr C with apoleon, and tottered on the mseg of revolutio and financial rain. Th s oesaal military op whict had checked the last grand coalition hdadis to the deep aniet ad deuesse funds to an laming extentm O aW ds there was a tremendous rally. (,esels rose with a jump, and the trbas of a single day were gaterthn e moths previonus. The = s ond 'Change were osb :1gh that the almble agersr tbhe c ld Paary find time to record them. The aes ofl the excitement was this: On the aMt of Februaryabout 1 o'lek in le s cram, aviolentknaing wgaaheardat the door of the Ship Inn, at fer. The lOisrder announced himself as Lieutenant Celeae boljyIlsamp a Lord sta.r oer y embroldered ,ifor, his nlar, orders, gold lace, etc., supported t as sertion, and the salt spray whiek wted him confirmed his story thatshebal ribe a French smuggler to bring a aimre the Strait. His news weas lmjI ar poleon ad been slin in ae nd o allied armles were in Parts. The wildest excitemaet was proddead. The news was forwarded to Loendo, and spread like wildfire. Stocks sad ensels rose with tremendous rp ty, and s earities which had er bought by the perpetrators of th ob on Saturday or *is,ooo,6oo. The crash , and the banks and Exchange aw i s that that had been "ulle" oat of oI nva. In la a the omeof the so h including Lord Cochrame, one s moat pit naval oaesrs. - Unune An Eseestris Elvoraur. One of the queerest old allows meu the first settlers n Boston was Gov. D lingham. There are msaay euries stoies about him, bi u te most sigular is that his maIrris . Is i slted by Gov. i lIn his ary, end was written at the time the ir took ple. Bellingha.a was Governor do the elesy of Massachetts Bay In 141. He was fifty years old. There was then a ng lady in Boston named Penelope who was twenty-two years of a , was engaged to be married to young an who was a fiend of the Governor, and lived in she Governor's house. By what arts we know not, but it is certain that the Governor persuaded Miss Penelope that he loved her best, and one day, whil4 the young man PO that his sweetheart was tru to , the Governor and the young lady were mar l-ed. But the singular part of It was, that as the Governor wanted to keep his little sailr secret, and perhapebeeaaseheeould think of no clergyman to whom he dared % lytothe ceremony, he mas We may imagine the old Governor standing up before himself and Miss Psl bam and going through theservice s the oll k'uriten style. "Do you, Bebad, take PRanel" sae Gov. Dellngilem, ý"to ýbe you r "I do," replies Richard to M"1 as: Governor. "Do you, Penelope, take Richard to be your husband P' nounca as and o uw ý i ,i, according to the rtules of the ChObrieta church and the laws of the Pselanee o Maesaskusette By." The 1s over, ad the Governor hapywith her Mla I ar I sae her lthrat she was with hi, ad they sn der thiryu, and died In 17, at the ad Tbe gensugth .1 Tbaer. Twa ength of a p ee f a ber de pes aupo the par( of the tree fem whiphIts take.. Up to a ecrdls ame thbar the tree i as tbset r ; sW pcrted,itbegas to Mll n y. The worst ueas oi thfree 1aU m55 .ia, h fiasa astark. It is Awr athp the phar ofe d weoed, ad is Eake to premesure deeay. The slisr-lui sowoo down. IL. te r he heartweod is thet hes st out; ed, wha the imS Lilowed t psw too lth eor a w, ese the rret tola or S of As a rkas, te, s I ha t to wat hea rmid N to . tr b Juoo s t as wel a and ih der, with a pal aiwlst yr lees m' wMI ora a to bsek apto tom am abe"