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HOWARD FALQQNER, 1 .
$2 Per Annum in Advongp, or $2 50 at the end of the Year. EDITOR & PROPRIETOR. VOLUME 1. QXFQFtD, MISS., WEDNESDAY, JUKI? 20, 1SG0, . NUMBER 3. 0 'I lie V ,1 if 1 J! THE INTELLIGENCER, IS rUELISIIED KVKBy WEDNESDAY M0UX1XG HOWARD FALCONER. oxrc-RD, Mississirn. f Ef" Siiliscriptton iirice fa is auvakc, or tl 50 at the Mid of tj c year. " yibil,K In'tht-jlusoiucIluiUling, upstairs, south iWc'uY the Public Square. UATE8 OP ADVERTISING. TEJf LINES 1IAKI OXE aqrARS. 8m 6m 12m t " '- ; fro ft i-n Jj iiO 12 I) JN ny never did see before. Tlicy lmd the Lack of their heads kivercd witU artificial flowers all fixed in little flounce!", nnd little Bilk f sua in their landa they called sunshades; I reckon they want much acquainted with the snn, or they wouldn't thought ho was uiimliu tliem purty little tilings. Then they had flounces all over their frock tails, and all over their rapes, they called 'lalmors;' and they was beflounccd fromtlie top of their heads to tho li.iftitlil rif their feet nml all the flounces U u oo So ) r;IltC(i n.e Vimlin-sheets, only a heap finer, is fx) in no iu no i . . "Hetsy had run hack soon as she got the first glimpse, cause she had on a mighty dirty frock, but sho put a new whito satin shawl nil over her, and then she looked as fine as any of 'em, and axed 'eui to walk in and take scats, and sei down, and be seated. Arter a while, she toldVm she was lookin for 'email 8.1 00 i'4 00 45 (HI S5 IK) '.it mi fni no .i el Ml tl J Pqnarc..' , t Mipiuras ' f SiplaiGS. .'..... j)ne-finrt.li column.... J I nit' col tun n J'hroo-fourtiui column. Jlne ciuiiin , Avicruiwiiii'iiu iiiii, jh' runrncu ni uin umu iijt pay Jiur tor composition, $1 per thnnsund eiii. llisnluyea udve-rUfcmcnta churned tor the space oc cnt'icii. ' Li-udL-d notice chnrcil 1.1 cents a lino. Articles of n personal character only admitted nt tlio option of the Proprietor, and clinrgc-tl yn cents a lino. i no rav ior ycanv mm nun venriv rnvenisc- ., . .-., , ,-. inent due quarterly, unil those ins. rt.d'f.r less tliiin ' "'0 lllorillll. 'Oh, says old MS tcalhciro, throu month, t!ida,v uuu M llic avurtununt ' out, Truiwicnt mlvortispinnnts jmynlilo in dlvniicp. Annoniiciin; t'undiihitis lor City otliren..., (I 2 M " " County i.lllon.... R iki " f liixtru-t ttiidStuli-.. M t) to he jmij 'nirariuMy in advaiwu. Tlio lii:ilUj. "I reckon," said old Mrs. riaeid, whilst making her first visit to the Jvlgcrtyn cot tage, "yon hiiin't seed many of your neigh bor yet ?" "No, inn'nm," snid Laura, "wc have been Jierc to long, and none have been to sec us until you. We were beginning to feel like 1 1 1 1 w ' 1 1 i 1 1 1 intruders, lint I Kiinttnso tliov ii . i i i i 4i . . i i" I was half-nicked turkeys, half-killed chickens, were nil niwli nttacltcd to the people who 1 ,. ' ' ,L i i r i v hi . , . i levet vboilv ruimin round, uni Uetsv lnokin lived here before us, and uistikc hceitig stniu- ' iiko t-iio was mo uemou ol cooks, j'ven side of tho kitchen was hern, and she was tuniin round all sides at onst. Sav I, .'llct- . , . 1 I . I. 4 ' ' 1 . I f 13 'l i ... "Afraid !" Paid Laura, surprised ; "afraid t m ,,,c P i "i s """J ' of what!" , 'Law, mar, what icrt you do J Do pray go lung in the lmu. e and talk to tliem ladies, we engaged to be here to dinner; we never dine before four, and it wants some minutes to that now,' takin out her fine, gold watuh, tho' tho clock was starin right before her. IVtsy looked as blank an if she'd run for sheriff and Jido't got a vote.. But she run right in the kitchen, and tho way she hallow ed up I)ilce, and Alice, and Iina, and the whole tuckiu of 'em from the inter patch, ami tho .wash tub, and tho ircnin board, and ;tll (juarters, want lor. "Soou as I got tho quality all settled, I weiit out to hch) poor Iletsv. I was sorrv for I her. Sich a siitht as tho kitchen was ! Thar powerful relief all round. When wo got to the djuuer room, thar was wus a mighty nice dinner spread out; and tliar stood Barney, and Bill and Jim Jones, ready to set down. The quality looked at Jim and Bill, nnd then looked at each Other, nnd looked for all the world lrke they nc.vtr had been axed to eat dinner before, and didn't know whether to sil own or not. Barney he knowed what they wus nrter, but I diu't So says he, "Ladies tako seats and set down and help yourselves. Bill, you and Jim set down and fall too. These gen tlemen, ladies, are my d ieuds." Bill and Jim did sit right down and fill too, sure enough ; they'd never cared a mile cf the quality had" a btood over'eiu and stavd at 'em a month. The quality seemed like they wus a gwine back in the hall room. But they give another look at tho dinner, and I reckon they wus as hungry as Bill and Jim wus, for they sot have that in time. "Well, wife," says Barney, "I don't know which Jooks the jadedest, yon or my par of o)d oxen that Ben Gil J has been workiu most to death." "I don't think, Mr. Baker," savs Betsy, "vou biivo much respect for your wife to compare her to your Jd oxen," Says lie, "Whether I have respect for her or not, I am gwnio to take caro of her, nnd you've got to let them quality folks alone, I don't seo nothin in 'em that my wife should be a killin up herself a boot-blackin jn this way.',' ."Yes," says I, "to say nothin of all the poultry that's been killed." Wc all went to bed pretty soon, cause you sec tlio quality bad pretty nigh used ns up. Bi,;t we want done with them yet. Way long in tlio n'glvt I heard a great beatin at the front door. I jumped up, got a light, and wetit to seo what was to pay, nnd as I right doyn, sort o' desjirit, and got then-elves ; live, thar stood one of those nigger solgers, gers in tho place of their old friends." "OIi, no! that uiut it; tlicy wire afcard to come. "Well, we heard vou was all ounUlv. if vou ir, broke, and was afcard tc would git m"1 kc'cP Vm fr,,m Pr.vin ttl"mt' W tho ourselves Into the wrong box. We've seed h'" K,lk"; n.w. 'l"'t ""'' l-"''' "'Well,' savs J 'Betsv. I v ill try to full; hoped Presently one on 'em looked at one o' the nigger gals, nnd says, "(Jirl, hand me tho celery." llileo looked at Betsy mighty hard ; Betsy frowned at ilcc, and looked like she uuyhter know nil iibotlt it, and says, "Hand the salt cellar. J)ilco handed tho salt-cellar. ,"Xf" says the quality gal, "I n.;ki'd for the rcAry," nnd she looked r't'lit hard in the plate of raw shellotes. "Them is shclloles," says Barney. a bowin and serapin, ns soon as he got sight of inc. ."The Lord bless my soiil,'.' says I, "is your missel sent you hero to fetch one of them wsltin cards this time of night." lie bowed again, nnd says, "Mrs. I'eather cod presents Jier respects to Mr. Baker, nnd yould be imich obliged could he lend his as sistance. The coachman being deceived by tho darkness of the night, was so unfortunate as to run off the side of tho causeway and upset the carriage'in a swamp." I veized him by tho collar, and give liiin The quality gal turned her in isc right Up , well a sbiikon. niifonn and nil, est like nt Betsy's shcllotes, what never dmie -her no ! was a niakin up n feather-bed. Says I, "Vou harm, nnd says, "I thought they were ci le-1 iniperdetit captain-general you, why didn't ry." I you say so at onct ! What did you stand a "I'm verry sorry' snvs poor Betsy. "I ! bowin and talktn quality talk to me fur, and didn't know you preferred celery .to shel- lotcs all your mississes a slashing about heels over head in Cow Swamp!" Barnev heerd mo fl t.ilkin to a strantre them elephants and knows what they is," nhe continued, nodding her hca 1 knowingly. "Why, I did not suppose," said Laura, smiliti ', "that, we had iinvthiiig ro a'oimid- "Vou needn't trouble vourself to he sorrv, wife," says Barney ; "we haint got no sala- ' ninii, ami come tumbling down stars, rolled anvthiii" vou want mo to.' Savs he, 'Talk ! ry, and taint your fault if tii"v don t grow up in n lilaiiket, nnd w hen ho saw me a eol- aboiit the fashuns, and Washington, whar here." j larin of tho fine nigger, says ho, '.'Mother, they went to-last winter.' Arter a whilo ono on 'em had eat every-jjc-t turn that feller over to me." "So I goes in, and says I, 'You nil seed ! thing out of her plalo right clean, and says "Says I, "J.army, go right tip stairs nnd ! she, "Mr. Baker, I believe I will clnuigo my get m" "ino close liroeHy, biiyl start right I .,1t 'I'ltcm nn, ililt' Im. 11 mid flmi I1iiiil-jit Savs one on j ulile in this imiet little nook, nnd I utii sorrv il.i .it i il,l,..rs l.i.ol.l ......I... sn.-l. 1.,1,'r. m')"lllw rMotiH this year r .- -i i t i . , . i . i ..l..i i . .1 ?i . e .1 .. l . f, l ,.,i .... , ..,,,;,, . ; em, liohlllig up nor liea.l migiiiv lugli, "e rune, mm uikc u pu oi uiai giMise. . i ' 1 'I 'It c , . ..I...'.... . ..' ' '...' ... I ... 1 ' i'1,....;..!.. a......... 'I ........ 1.......... i.i.r..i uii.l luiuu. find iarpluivrt mii.I lillh, ,iiv. ays reeeo e iroiu our iiiarii.ia-iuak1 r nuu ) iah,iium, n, n, pnm j,,iiih-i, mhjjihi ....'", --- .... iim,, milliner tho latest styles.' 'Well, now,' says i polite. So he cut i.h' a nice piece ,4ili.i lays slii fans, and jioseys, mid snull' boxes, and I, 'I thought you wouldn't a spild yourselves J it n his own plate, what was full of all sorts visiting cards, is all keeled over in Cow Unit a way, your own selves ; and lo an he- j of things, and swaps plates with Miss Tea- I Swamp." hole, iH that liianchermaker woman. She 1 thereod. Well, the not innate woman wouldn't I "f cotuv,'-' says Barney, "so Much f.r sent vou all these outlandish jiin-craeks, and cat a bite of Barney's dinner arter she got it, J g"'ttin soul-inspired, and trtistin to moonshine ily to then.." "(Ih, we wasn't itniin lin the civility. The quality lays on that so thick one minute till ou bc"iii to nib voir eves and wonder who you is thinks sure you imi-t be the 1'ope uf Rome's wii'o; then they juish you one fdde before you know it, like as if you wasu' fittin to tote their puppy dog. But llieyse sieh a sight of trouble when folks beiti f.i liavo auvthiug to do with 'em. Nw, lhars the Fcalhereods. Tlicy live eight miles oil', but the quality is a sorter restless croctcr thats tillers n waiukiin about out of their range. Well, theyse mighty ftie, and you see inv daughter, Betsy Baker, likes line things nnd took to 'em mightily. She wan power ful anxious f'ir'em to come to her, so one Sunday she seed 'em all at nicetiu, and axes 4.iH to come take dinner the next Saturday. Well, they till stood up tliar iu '.he luietin house and talked a power of dictionary talk 'bout "exceedingly." an "exquisitely," nu "ia terchnngin of nuai hospitality ;" but v.lictle.r they was a coiffin or no, J'etsy : he couldn't make out. But howsotnever, B.-t-y 'lowed she better bo on the right side, so she k' pt up n mighty fixin all tho week. When Safer- day came she bad everything line as a bi l do s know what made Betv think they'd like to taik.'botil tho f.ishuns, for they didn't ; I was eutc enough to see that in a minute; so I tried Washington. Says 1, ; on was to V ashing ton last winter f Says one, mighty brisk, 'Yes, wo went to see our uncle take his sent to jump right up, nndjret the carry -all ready, and his master's boss, and you help and have it all ready right nw s'y." I let hi in go, anil you mould have thought , I had shot him oil'. I put a pilo of blankets j in the carrv-all, nnd Barney and Ian went j , llioll, '111 vou didn't know UtlA-.' I iU'i "d T .li.'e I Ln.-w wlmi liindo Umnev lonk j o Jirtt iiilit, nnd nrrj- - ..r uojuii ' .1 -. , .. ...... . A. ... ' i. . '.iii liL'.i Im wu ii , . 1 . .i.i.i t .ii,riil I in? IiA liiin.t.l nil mill I iim n Iu. to find out, ho know ed nil the time that she j nigger a shake, jest lo remind him I had hold w. luted a right clean plato to eat that piece I of him it. "Now," says I, "run for your of goose off i.r. ' .life to tliijt fust .iiiegor Louse you come to, i A ! hi I ln.w 1 1 i.l nil tun. Ii. n Viit.rlil i- Imnr4i I and fell I 1,111 u if In nil f n i n,ilat'.iii ti i,.-i,,l v,,n ' liuiier, the old lady tuck her hands and done in Congress as an honorable Representative.' j 'cm so at Iilee, like she wanted 'em rubbed. ! 'Well,' ssy I, 'if I aint clean beat ! So Jake : Well, tho niggers had been runnin round the ' lYnthoreod is a Coiigris man ! Well, if he ' table all the time, and Dilco was bent on j I;.:; make speeches as fist p- be ken I.iv ! showing how smart she was. So she flew ; bricks, he's a trlib one. But I don't aimroVo ' the old soul's hands aud to ruhhia 'em of people leavin off a good trade and takin ' I'c H possessed ; but Miss Fcatln rcod down five miles to Cow Bond and ji-hed 'em Hi-with what they don't know nothin at all- j'ked 'em a way, am says she, I wanted a all out and carried 'em home; and we'vo ! about. Now Jake was a mighty good brick- nuger-uasm. , wasue.i oiir nanus oi inem qiuiury ever since. .V(,r ' j l'oor Betsy, she was tuck all aback rgiu. j Well, .it's most dark. Good-by, honey. "You are n. istaken, ma'am," says she; "my sho'i. u lnigh'v smart woman, if she is j You're mighty pleasant company. I'vo en ......I.. : it.,. 11. .....r. d.t.i J.ir.,,l.i V,.-.t I, t.. ,.!.. " i my daughter, and dmi't often be tint out. ji.ved myself tnv.erf d. Savs I, "I reckon I ain't mistaken. Old ' S1C meinbe;ed in a minute .tho little M.rrin Jako never had but two sons, Zcke, your "''0 l"' ' tllp l"P " If ?'vc "'"'k rnppy, r.tid young Jake." ' I rc"l,lc -V rVfP '" !t filI,,1 ' Well, if you believe it. Betsy was out of! '!,lcr. Wlj Lnuded to Miss Feathercod. I it n"..in they was no wavs anxious 'bout SI, "--l-od her hands in it, and all roittidl.cr ! .tin il.rt rlltiunr T'.i.tcv MnWi- 1 fcln ' , ...... .v . . .to i :r W.ddn.rt.,11! so I nicked nn a mi.'htv fine nioulli, and then took a mouthful and washed W0U1U.1I b IMll. lliai mi nil r Of iliiiue sin1- ii , - -i - f r . tlicy was a cumin. mighty hurd nil niggers, a redden un their sleeves. But when lovelier clock , come, an no quality, Betsy give em out, and MASISTA. on till rhe made stir- if a-inngion; so i pieKoo. up a u.igniy 1111c , . ,1 She hid been v.orkln Kttle shiny snuffbox, lvin in one of their laps, "t lip inside of her mouth, aud sut all back tho moron 1 r i -td tV : L "Tl " "m w fi''"n ""'fl'd.ox; in the i.rringer. Thinks I, you don't git ., the house and dre,se!i ! ' j TC Vr " mrf "( ,U!,t But when leveiier rbnl ! -It is '"t snulT-box," says she, right off j H"f rAin. iiert: "it is a card case. .i.v.. -. ... ... The Future. pod, fjie ever wise and glorious, niejes Ue Futuro from our uight, Flings the veil of destiny o'e" us, Sombrs as the sliades of night; Bidn us be content with knowing But the Present and the Past, And with one deci.-u'vo mandate, liudh.es nil that we would ask. The mysterious for-off Future Like tho God that gave us birth Dsra wo ask to raiso the curtain Us poor mortals of the earth ? Question tho sll-secing wisdom Of tho glorious One ahovo, When tho every breath we're breathing Is testimonial of his love. 'Tia a pleasing, yot most dreadful, Subject for a mortal mind, Anil we're groping in tho darkness, To its mysteries ever blind Yet 'tis kind in the Creator Thus to shroud our coming years, That we dread not future sorrows, And expect not future tears. Did we know the threal'ning sorrows, Could we sec the shadows nigh, Every heart would bent witli sadness, Every smile change to a sigh. Bid wo know that friends we cherish Would lietray the trust reposcil, And the faults of erring mortals Were they all at once disclosed. Then indeed a dreary prison Would this beKilleous world appe?r, Every sweet lie (iired to hitler, "' Every bright hope to a fear. And though friendship may lie fleeting, Though it ho a mocking name, Still while fancy makes it hlissfii), Makes it seeming, 'tis the stone'. Hi ! .'tis good and kind the Wise Ono Hid the Future from our sight, Veiled in darkness coming pleiisurcs. Hid life's ever withering blight. Childhood lisp.) the word "to-morrow," And the Future is the theme Which from infancy to manhood Cheers us as a witching dream. - That Man Irri' lour Praise. Know you a man whose early life lladilllu promise but ol care, Whose prospects in this wide world strife Were anything but fair; Who yet has, step by step, uprose .bovc tlio dreams of early days, And smiles upon Iuk youthful woes Thai nun serves y air praise. Know you uiai) u'-lior-c mul outpour;! Wild inn; ie to niolodinus spheres ; Who moves mankind's half hidden stores Of joy fulness and tears; YA lio sings of w hat is gornl and fair, And wishes strife and wnrliko frays Had casc' to cause mankind despair; That man deserves your praise. Know vmi a man of wealth and fair.c i . - Who kindly Icndeth to the poor, N'ot seeking to bla7o fin ih his name At every rich man's door; Who daily doeth good by stealth In many different ki.idly ways? That man has lofty moral health That man deserves your praise. Knew j on a man who aims to tach True mora! worth to fellow men, t i 1 15y life and action, time and speech, Hy payment and by pen ; Who shows unto the rising race, A .thousand pleasing rainbow' rays, Throughout this vast created space 7 Tliat man deserves your praise. Pn.VTn.or a Ckxtenakian, Mrs. Maria Post, Perilous Mluulfou. A lady on the steniulioat A. T. Laeey.rccently burned up on tlio Mississippi, furnUh.es tho fol lowing particulars of her peril niul escape. We, preface the narrative by remai kin that she haj recently been married: Convent lou of the State military Board. This Convention met on the 29th Inst.- Capt. J R. Burt, Ch iinimn, and Capt W'm. Dekty mn) Lieut. W. A. P. Jones, Secretaries. The Governor delivered a verbal message. The fire oci'tirrcd about lo o'clock at niiiht ! -!!;,, l, H,,.i;,n ,f ih.. TL.awl il... and most of the pfcscngers bad retired; but I j ecssity 0f iiliturv organizations at all times, .... 1 . Sj a. v ..a could not rest,, ana requesie.i .urs. wrejr to j nJ c nt ,,restntt wlien ,0 nianT eiK,. stay uli with mc a while, a presentiment of evil . ,. ,..,.,..", , was resting on my min ill', n luv-seiiillllt-nt ih ri ii . - . ,- , . , . , . ' ... ... . 1 lines of the boutji aio tuready In the field. n.l As Mr. and Mrs. La- ' cey and myself wcro conversing on tho subject of ! lie assured the Board that ho would sparo , : S.. I.! .1... steamboats, I asked Mr. L. what was tho best j m'""l'r I"""" ""r course to pursue in case of fire. He replied: j necessary arms for jierfeeting a thorotigli inil- "Inthc tirst place, get a lifo iireserver secured i ":ny organization in .Mississippi. On the person, then seio what vise of valuo can bo I saved from the state room, as money, jew els, etc., and keep your presence or miiiO. IJut you tlo not feel alraid on my boaty" The lollowmg js the report adopted by tlio Board: Be it ordead by the Military B)ard now assembled, that the Volunteer ('oinpanios of Justat.that moment there was a., unusual tu- c, , Vonstitute one division, that tho mult below, and I answered, "We will wait, , i- i i . i i .1 . , .. . , . .. I J nvisioii bo divided into two Brigades, that and sec what that means, and almost iiiimcdi- j . .! i 1 i t n .i lV III SI, JllilUU llil uniiipiisvii illl lllll Companies existing and that may lie hereaf ter organiicd in the Counties North of tho Southern boundary of Monroe, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Carroll, Sunflower und Washing iiigtoii, and that tho 2d Brigade be comjiosod of tho Counties lying South of the above de signated line that the 1st Brigade be divi ded into two Regiments, tho 1st Regiment t be composed of the Counties beginning East of the West houmhuy of Marshall, Lafayette. Calhoun, down to the Southern boundary or 1st Brigade, and tliat tho remaining Coun ties of 1st Brigade compose the 2d Regi ment ; that the 2d Brigade bo divided into two Regiments, tho first to be composed of Lowndes, Oktibbeha and all tho Counties of 2d BrfgaJo Jying Last of Holmes, Mad iron, Rankin, .Simpson, Ijiwrenee, Marion, thenro ntely the danger was upon us. Such a scene as followed no one can describe. Remembering tho conversation with Mr. Lacy, I went direct to my room, put on my bonnet and shawl, and my little companion on my arm, after putting in i my wedding day liihle, the prayer book my 'mother gave mc, and a few other things; then taking a life-preserver in my hand, I walk ed out on the guard to f.ieo tlio foe, I did not know how to fasten the preserver on, and there was no one to show me all was consternation and despair. I f und a man pale as death and paralyzed with fear, who could tell mc nothing for fright; another one on whom I called, who was shaking with fear, said: "Have courage," To which I replied: "I have twice as much as you, sir.'.' This f.ppcarcd .to nerve him up a little, and ho assisted me to put on my life-preserver, w hich so soon was needed. By this time the flumes and smoke were dan I - , , I 11,111 IV til, . 'Illl J'i.i'11, .All. I III' i.lllllllll, I IT' III I gorouslv pressing upon us, and I asked the gen- I i , ,,. , ., ... , ' . , ' . , I along l'eal Kiver to the tiull. 1 ho 2d Regi j tleman if he w ould not try lo save me; he re plied, "I hardly expect to su e myself.'' ''Well, won't you promise to aid mc all you can!''' I inquired. "Vc '," he said; and then a man in the water 0 J J mc to jinn;) over for life; and it was time, for the tire was upon us. tried to do so; but my clothing caught on sonic part of the boat and threw me so that I fell up on my back on some drift M ood in the water, which sn stunned nnd disabled iiio I was almost ' reduced to utter helplessness, und falling the j way 1 did, my clothing bo nine saturated, and in I stead of slaying me up in the water, dragged me ! down, so that I could neither light myself nor raise my head out of the water, j I now peieeivcd th it the eddying of the water caused by the revolving wheel, n.;u 'at thaw ing j mc beneath the death-dealing puddles, n f itc I w.is utterly powcrlcs : loavoiil, and w hich I ex pected every moment to meet. But at ill's criti i eal ii.etan!, 1 fott the i.ti-i.o prni-'p of a li.til njioll ' my shoulder, nnd in a few seconds I was drugged incut of 2,i rrigadc to bo composed of tho remaining Counties. Tho Regiments aio to be divided into two Battalions each the 1st Battalion o tlio 1st Regiment of la', L-iigadc lo bo composed of tho companies in thi! Counties of Tippah, Tishomingo, Pon totoc; tho 2d Battalion be composod of the companies in Itawamba, Monroe, Chick asaw ; the 1st. Battalion of 2d Regiment of 1st Brigade to be composed of tho Counties of Marshall, Lafayette, Yalobusha, Calhoun, Choctaw ; and that 2d Battalion of 2d Regi ment of 1st i'lignde be composed of tho ('auntie of K'Soto, l'nnola, Tnllahatehio, Sunflower, Washington, Bolivar, Coahoma, Tunica; and that the 1st Battalion of tho 1st Reg. of 21 Brig, to be composed of tho Coun ties if Lowndes, Oktibh.dia, Noxubee, Win ston, .Viiala, L"a!:, Neshoba, Kemp"r, Land crdale, Newl'in, Scott ; the remaining Coun- r. ,.... :t. -n....f 1 -:.i.. l i o in"iiii.i, i,i 1 1.,.,,.', .-tt ...ii nun iiim-i i iiiii.-vt.. i, . . n , . . ,, ' , , , , . ; tics of the Regiment to compose the 2d Bat- I or four gentlemen, I finally reached the shore ui I " . ',. ,. i safety-having lost n.v mo.iev, jew els, wardrobe Uh"U "( ' Kittalion of 2d j nnd everything but the clothes I had on.yct truly j ''''.'-Uncut ' 2d Brigade tube composed of i thankfid' that my life was spared, for I had seen ihe Counties of Yazoo, Ibdims, Madison, Is- nunibcrs, who jinnpcd into (he nalcr before rue, saqiien.i, M.irion, Hind and Ruikin, tho ', sink to rise no more, and I cmld liardl v expect j 2d Battalion t-i be composed of the rrmsining j a different fate, as I, too, cruiniiilled my -ell lo ( ountiescf mid Pc i r.er', ;,,'p,i,lf- j Capt. Tho,. W. llirris of Mai-h.n.ll, war. j ThercMucdwciei ocdfiira-well a-; the ac- ,.,,,,.,., , lnMl;lll,;1Mf of liivi.sin ;.,,. j. ! comodatinns near nl hand would allow, and as , . i . . i ...,,, 1 U. (. h.ilnier.s ot eSoto, (. omiuandaut of 1st soon ns opportunities niloi del too monns, pro-, ,, . , ,.. . ... I n., , i lingade, and Cant. Miller, of W arren, Coiii- eccded to their destination. J he reader can nn-( 1 . I ngine the happy moling betv.cv.. Jennie and . ",;'"'l"'f n, I, , . , :',, . . " - ; II. c lo owing are 1 1 i.i olh -ers Iesinr)t.,l her husband at Memphis. - i i .i f-e. ii i .i , . oy me .unitary iioani ior mc coiiiinauu 0 e sec a can m tnu i'J oi ye.- uinay , .., .....i rtntt,,ll.,ns -i ... n ... i. . .1...:- c x. lilrsA mc. 1 lonktMl riif it HD lo llic ii i - 1 illl lK OH lilCU 'UHi.:j ' .in :i j ' " f , - , , , IMIX, HTf V.H IH" I r!ilrl .... . i . t .11 i. i n It. ir lifiii-1'4 i?i tliHir InniliU'r I i.hiL-i'.I i i . to gettin every day dinner. They ha 1 to j tiic room, ,-iue it.i neij. jour jr souh , - - ; ' , . " ! y, th unamiablo erw hurry miu-htilv, but it was nil ready nrter a sr.ys I, "why you nit eighteen years old, and - " - .' .- - .('" ,01lU.(l to 1V vn! nn.. i' 1 , ... ,1,.. i rnrrvin vonr cards nl.ut to l.laV and cam- I ''"'J' J"1""' "I"1 Uxrii t:lc ' . ... : ... . Willie. 1 uc ii.-iiius n.i.-t h,iimm .i.r.-i hi- , - .- - t . c i ,,i ii, 's mere Hiiioii'r iis uiai lias ,........ I t mti I .Ii.f liiir 'fikiwl lili.lr M-ntil,l I, it house, so B.'tsy just hollered to i ill to erne hie with nil day ioiige j p- .. - ' thesiiigh sl rl.ool of - ... .v..:. .1:.. M,.r .!b...r v.s r.M Shvs s ie.."TLesc arc not iramc cards, they '' v ". ui n...v .Mr- . , , I'J Illl 11 lillli. 1. Litva inn - ... - , . I Mf-p.Mtnri. Tlie opinion of the juvenile vntkl, and in deed of tho world generally, with regard to stop-mothers, is not flattering to that class of matrons. There is, however, a strong infu sion of prejudice and injustice in many p )pu- ;j0w of Cnptain Post, nn officer in tho Conti lar opiii'oiL, .mj t'.is.i.- one of them. Tho nontal nny, expired on Sunday last at her resi prov'ailing impression in relation to old , dencc in Aquackanock township.Passaic county. New Jersey. IVceascd had reached .pe ngo of one hundred nnd six years, having lioen born in 1TI54. At the breaking out of the revolution she maids is another. Second wives and spin- II ' t . t ' "'l:rs '""e feaehed their autumnal eqni- ' , .. .. ... . :i.. : 1 1 1 t-r i'iii!-va coioiuoii- i .. ...11: 1 ...ui. 1 1 1 1 ..n nn . .1 111 1 1 iv. 1. nnu iiiti .1111 111:1 I11JSI 1111114 Ulllll ll'll, uttires they arc repro- I 7 ,r r erl,r.t AVI Hiun.inc.iniHT uii ni inu nic in in, roriy 111 "' ' ' her decendnnts, including several great grcat- noL 10111H1 niiiou Firt Regiment Fiivt Brigade. njit. J. for a meeting of the OpjMu-ition party to be held j mll.i'Vi- 11 r-,lif.- Il .,,,,,.;,, Ii.,,, i f 11, .11 am) ....''"'.,'.'-" '""V (i II.... . ! I.. I I I..... j- .. 1 .!. Everett. The II h:j cills.lou.Hy upon.its friends v '""l , "ml ' V to come to the rescue, and do noble battle in de- I'hanan e lected Lieut. Colonel of the First fenceoftho Union and the Constitution. Jt tells j B'attalion. thorn that the welh.ro of the Cnilcl State nnv. I Second Regiment Fird Brig ide. Colo- the dc 4iny of the worlil, itcpcmls iihiii the cle: tion of the two old gentlemen, w hose names wc h.ivejtist mentloneil, and in the language of; Hula. lie! Commandant, Lieut. Bowdry ; Lieut. Co-' loiicl,"CiijH. iel.iy ; Major, Caj.t. Ward, IV melting palhos, it appeals to tliem to reineiiiber the past services of the aforesaid old fogies and let the remembrance of their deeds bo a spur to tluir 7.cad. Such editorial:', such appeals are wasted on. its Seeoi'd Brigade First Regiment. Capt. Albert, Colonel Commandant ; Capt. Weir, Noxubee, Lieut. Cclonel 1st Battalion ; Cajd. R. L. Weir, Major 2d Battalion. 2(1 Riginient Second Brigade Captain over, and everything washed tij and sot 1 1 ri'dits, an the niggers all sot to woik, mc an Betsy sot down in the entry to cool an sev. 1. 1 11. , arc visititi-' cards." n"i man 10 nan 10 smasii up an tliem "Well," says L "b let n.c see 'em." UI W tnn.blers nrter the quality had used em ; SLc shovcl me one; 'twas nothin on the f; T ny prt, I S7 I- a certain ao" models worth, and known second w ives whose tenderness to their step cdil.Iren could lint have leen surpassed by the mother that bore them. Tlie offspring I' .l . . , .1 IIIU lll.lil Bou't four o'clock Barney Baker c. 1.10 bat . Lord s ycarili nut a piece 01 wiiite paste-,- - ( a first marriage arc almost invariably dis- JSetty l cjithcrcoiio writ 1 "" "r l"i m.-i no(tC(i grandchildren, and a daughter eighty-one years old. attended her funeral. I r . , , , ...... r .1. 1 t 1 reaucrs, ior llicj ev.ueiiuy iw 11:13' 1111 iiiieiiiiiin , , ,,- , r. , , . . . . , ,J , J J , ! Julienne, Ilm ls, ( oloucl Commandant ; Capt. to them; knowing as thtv must know, that it I 111 .1 -o t ,, 11 .1 . 1 Melxeevcr, Major 2d I.altahon. would lc the idlest of all idle things to engage 111 1 y apt. iv. line oi oriniii ouarus, repor from the coathou,c, says he, 'Betsy, did lin m '. boar.L with "Miss hired men come in to dinner 'Law,' say i n it. Betsr. 'I was so taken up expecting them i Says I, ."What does yon Feathercod about your rails, and bcill Vl .!.. 1 ...,.1,..n .1 r ,1'.. !e.l.i!s !,. I. Oil Could .CCt ell.HICC to tell ,iicy tii 'in . .'..v.. ..... . ---- - . I didn't blow the horn.' 'Ciuif -und the q .ml- selves. arc washed. T would a been a Lean I as so taken up expecting them I Says I, ."What does you do with these ; trouble ,o -w.r Jcty cf tlicy -bad kept their folks to dinner, thnt I forgot nil -things! Twant worth while to fetch 'cm j hands under tho tablecloth, and a let the hirin Bill and Jim J.-nes to split , here ; wc all knowed yon. And your nig.-cr , "r k'l enu an .1 r ir t i ;.. nnlCrm f.d.I '! iS rour names afore i Bv tile tiino the dinner dolus wus over it I . . . in as thevsc so far off. I reckon in tlie nnilonn loitl au your names hioiv I - I fc n i i...:. i .1 .1... ;.. i f.n could .'ot a ehancc to tell 'cm you I e. W c tl.ouid.t shure they wus ; a goia to stay all right. But the fust thing i nosed, cither from selfish motives of a rccu- sr less i . , i ,. ... 4 , ...nm- ...ttalM. ' 41. ft lilhilllillflia Al lulllltal'An . j 111.11 T II..11LI., .'i tiix. -i i juiiivi n vi , juvni.,n, I t tl c I cr'MJt','toliMkupon a step -mothcras their foe. cgaru uer as an mtoriorter, a tasK-mis- ogress, whose great end and aim in monopolize their father's affection .ity," savs Barnev, 'thevse all jot qualilied for "the binat'kcr rylum, nnd I reckon you'll go we aloi.-r with-'ern, just f be with the iv:hty jersous when tbeT go,' an be jerked down the Lorn wis i l.lnwp.l a blast, vou woul 1 athou'it all the scn an ; ' .... x- a stages thit ever run was Win thar at r.n ; is equivalent to a visit, vv c naa somc cans '' Jc-'t then' wc becrd a mi 'lit v -'. the fmut to make on the way bcrc this morning." yard, an when wo -lookci thar was a fine ; "Well," says I, "you all don't set much carriage full women, with horses hitched , store by cwh other's company, cf a nigger 'nnwithfiJiin seins, cavortin about over in a soldier's jacket and a pie-cc of pisteboard the yard ; and one oi ihe r uiTed up niggen ' docs s well," and 1 put it down mighty soft thcy' ha,l dresscl up lik s-lgcj-s, a settiu on ly, a thinkin, "you bad letter make a snuff- liigli licnch outside the carriage, w r. bounced box of it" off like an injin rubber 11 L .1 Al-oyglit the i Well,M tried mighty bard to cntert.n4or crater n.i d.t be killcl, and run to him, but poor Betsy. I told 'em all about blue dye he jumpoif ri-ht np and stood nP before me, ' and coI,pCrtt dye, and how was the best way an made s'.ch a bow, yon ne, cr s-.-d the bkc I io.tet Lens, ,d wbi. h aigs would hatch pul of it, jest like it was a ,-rt of bis malishus ; kt and wl.ic. roosters, and. how to keep a rtVll-l'-t' .'H-rj .1- ; - " Says she, "WHien we wish to pay calls if ; knowcl tacy axed f.r the.r .fa. (1 hat a j ami Lis worldly goods, and Letwee-ii wiiom pnd tlicmst'lves no feei.n2,s can exit save ,lo not Icol liKeomg ,n oursei or ,..e . v " , , prodeiermination, on wcaro caiung on arc em,, nr u-. u, - - j - . ' r1lil(lrt.n trt consider their !, to receive company, ye jun senu o; r j ' ' fe, is Fke-V enough to nuke t to the floor wuu one oi inesc, men - . , . .., I IV'-ill 11 AIM " '"" ' a 'drill, an savs l.e,. 'Mr. Fea1!i"rco,l thorcod, M.ss J.attiie and Mi Aug' line Featherco-L' BytliatliineBarneyh.i l got .the bosses quiet, end says I, 'You.Mr. He key, had better ! a o'Uin ihf- '"r arid l t tin them f"lks out, stiddT st.indid In rt inakin be di.1 it. It wa H Ii" t"l I ni inners, so baby aliavin the niwjdes and boopin- wig'i, b. th at ont. But U you-Wlieve me, they Lcvr beer I a word I was a savin ! So f run through and l .t "em alone. We ri.- ail a settin np lxhin w ith all onr ' -n'.-'bt when T'-tr 000-1" fo the d""".r, sn-l a Lkin f at" T :.r 1 Vm .l 1a walk "0 to d'l!iHT. Tt was a "lliis predisjiosition, or the part of the step-damc their hej so. Tlie t be of exceeding ' sw eetness that can stand such an ordeal with- savs one, "wc never go out lufore dark if wc can avoid; old Sol's too ardent ticams are so overpowering." "Yes," s.iys .nother, "and the gentle iroon- j light is so oft nd beaut ifuk" "And," saj-s ane-thc", "so poetical and soul inspiring." '"An,y rays Cofhcr, "the twinkling stars looking like tho ever-watchful eyes f our guardian nels." I'rfirncy looked like be thonodit it was his duty to warn 'cm and to ax "em to stay all right, .but seemed mightily relieved when thi-y would'nt be wajned. He t'.ld 'cm there wasn't no moon; but they said them and their eoacl.man and bosses ai,d rarri.irre was .ii . . a : i: ' - . .1 I ' n'-"1' u Peat or th Oldest Fj)rro.-PiTTsrin.i., on their .Iks.1 ge-:.r an s toot lueir id-.n- fan , yt May. The Hon. riiinneas Al fani and started. j cn, editor of the Pitt -field ..' died yes- V"t Bet y -u hard t i wik to the laM t.Tly. at the ageof M ycr. He wa the ol 3 Tr'lin !i'ir fnjuvf, fr -h- re b"nr,.l in , ,bled!tr m th cuntiy. j ont souring; and there can le but little dmibt that the origin of many firmly feuds growing v.i.t of second marriages might be traced to the aggressive acts ef step-children. But the law of kindness is a love-ooinpelling ordinance, and it persevering olweTvanec w ill overcome the strongest antipathic. Let the second wife who des ires to secure the affection of her hns ami's motherless chil dren, meet their hostility with the soil an svti that turn away wrath and the disinter estedness that disarms prejudice, and she is sure in the cn-1 to make a conquest of their hearts. Goon AnvirE. A well meaning but intemper ate divine, whose furious denunciations of the I shortcomings of bis flock justly laid him open to i the commentary passed on Charles Fox, that though haknew how to bit the right nail on the head, be generally hit it till be split bis work, w in once i.nH-iled to ak one of bis .congregation what he thought of bis philippics. "Sir," said bis friend, "I think tliat good advice is like bran ny anil water; a capital thing in it way, but no body l:kes lo swallow it scalding hot." Camfotima iNTRonreTio. A German was riling ilong Sanson:o street, in Sacramento, w hen he heard the whizzing of a 111 near him, j and Mt his bat shaken. lie turned about anil i saw a man with a revolver in bis hand, and he took offhi hat anJfonnl a fresh bullet bole in I i "Pid rou fdioot at mef asked the German. J I YcsJ replied the other; "that's vj horse; it j was stolenjrom me recently." I "You roust be mistaken," said the German; j "I have owned this horse fr three years." j "Wclk" said theothcr, "when I come to look ' si him, I belivc I am mistaken; t-xcuso me, svir; - ; WM't you take a drink" Lady Mary Wortley Montague said the sever est thing ever uttered of her sex: "It goes far to reconcile roe to being a wo man thcrcfiection.tljitbyno possibility shall I ever many onsj" Fomriev said he once worked for a man wh1 raise J bis wages so Ligh that he could oniy reach them once in two years. a serious canvas for Bell and F.icrctt. Old fo gyisni is below par in thi country, so much so that its representatives meet with no sympathy among our people. Bell anil Everett both arc incarnated specimens of tortois moving statcs- tc l L'i.iiself rnd took his seat. On motion, the county of Adams was con stituted a separate Battalion. A motion was made and carried, that tho Ci jd. McKeevcr moved that the Comman il.int of liaison be authorized to appoint twelve members from the Volunteer Corps of tho Stat as bis Slaff, adopte-L mansiilp. Th y are ns timid as the vciii.-t old j Brigadier 0,ner.ds 1-c authorized to dotiblo woman that ever became nervous nt the break- j tR'r St..fF. ingofatwig, or convulsed with terror nt the screams oi"a night-hawk. In n.ivate life,thcy,ro doubt, aro very exemplary citizens, fit subjects in fait, to entertain anjl enlighten a sini.ll tea party but what are they when placed on the liroad stage ot American staiesmam mpr I my , v Xever Failtso 1LA!f TO v CoD iM'.h tiavc lilies! high positions, but wc have ncv- .... , . , .-it'. ... ,r , , , ,, I Bacok. ratten and kill as early as possible; cr heard cither of the in accused or tilling tnem , ., , .... , : , , ' ! salt well, and h t it bo tn salt three or four with ton mwci aiiihti,', anji v-e presuuit wc never ; , . will. The warmest admirers of these vencra- ' cl on ml Uci 't'1 ono Lies will hardly presume to say that they dp. piece on a stick, until the middle of Februa scrvc the appellation of PUtesmer. Mr. jry! takedown r.inl a-li the flesh aido with ' strong ashes, tlicn lav it down with the skin BE vrrr of AYoamr. Beauty Las been ; ,,)wn on niirrow A M;,.t at cach cn,l called the power aud ar.n, ..f w- ina tw . of , have a scaff dd made Iiogenas called it " woman's inoJ forcible ' , . . i. i,. i t., ,. letter of recomuicnJati'in. rescntcd.it as a queen " without soldiers," and Theocritus says it .is a ' solvent covered with flowers," while a modem au thor defines it " a. bait that as ,ften catches I the fisher a the fish." Nearly all the old pbihwiphers denounced and ri.lie nh-d Lcanty as evanescent, wortldgss and mischievous, but alas,! while the-y preai heil against ji ;hcy w ere none the less its slaves. y-uc of them were able to withstand "the sir, smooth arviunil wv smiikr-boiese anil l.-iv one eourso CjHineades rep- j , . . , . ,, . . m ! r- . - c- good j.laec to lay elown. J. C BARnora. We copy the alov from the North Caro I'na Planter, and think very favorably of tho I practice of Mr. Barbour. After the meat is well cured, it requires considerable attention to keep it free from all insects and worms. Not long since, an cbqnc nt legal pleader was at the Drnry Line Theatre, witnessing th" play of Macbeth. In the seen where Whenever I find a great eleal of gratitude in a jww man, I take it for gr.wted tint there would be a much genrr i'y if be wcrn ri'h r?. Ct lli:.,l. witehcmit of a fair young f.of. A ready j Marlw-th qnef ti.ms the witches in the cavern, lieautif.d womnn h a natund queen i,i the j What U't ye dof thoy answered: "A miivcrse of love, where althcirte pay a glad , without a nameT Tliis j lirase struck tribute to her rcignl ti e sagacious lawyer, who cxOaimod ; " A I j.-;ii . ' tvi ' ; :.i : ii'. it i ! ii. j. nu w d I1H1, us lvi't. A Western edit w savs he lias recn the j contrivance the lawyers use whe-a they "w arm np with the scbjeii." It i- f'a- ?-iiccni. i! Ih-d h r' -nf h-iif . ji"'. Why U an auci inecr lite a ram with rn ugly cocrt-'fii.'J IV. a-i -c ! i. sl- iy fr Viil.n;. ' . wb" !h"V wr. f-r