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Yol. XXXTI. 1 ! EALJ1IGH, Kl C, , WEDISTESli AY MOIllSTIlSTdh, JTJLY 6, ! 187cj. 'I ' No. 26.
W. a. SMITH puopnrETOKS. & CO., Fan basins., "Parrhasias, a paiut-r of Athcus, amongst those 0!yntUi.ii: cj.p..vj Philip of Maci-dun brought homu to suit, i-ught oue very old man ; and, when be bad uim his house, put him to death with extreme tcrtrw and torment, the bet tor by bis example to express the pains and pas sloss of his Prometheus, whom he was about to paint f ' Parrhaslns stood, ff&drg forgetfully Upon lfis canvass. TUcri Promctbcus lay. Chained to the cold ruck uf Mount Caucasus. l uc vulture at bis vitals, and the links Uf the lame Lcmni&n lee'crinir in hisi flesh . And, as the painter's laind felt through the dim "in mystery, ana piucueu ine Shadows wild Forth with its reucuing fancy, aud with lorm Aud color elad them, his tine, rarnist iri Flashed with a passionate arc, and thcifuiek curl t his thin uostril, aud hid quivering lip. tub iikc iuu wiiiuii a unuiiuug irom Uls fli'Lt - M Bring me the cuntive now ! My hands feel skillLi, ixc the shadows lift From my waked spirit ai-ily and swill ; ' Aud I conld paint the bow Upon the bended heavens around me play Colors of such divinity tc day. 11a bind him on his hack ! Look 1 as Prometheus in my picture here iuicK or me limits I tana with the cordial . Now bend liimjto Ui'i rack ! Press down the poisoned links into bis lUh ! And tear agape that betiintf. wuuiidlrcsb ! - - " So let him writhe ! How long Will he live thus? Quick, my good pencil, now ! What a flne agony works upon his brow ! Ha ! gray-haired, and so strong ! -How learlully he stifles that short moan ! Gods lift could but paist a dying groan ! Pity' thee! So I do! I pity the dumb victim at the altar ! But does the robed pries! for his pity falter ? I'd rack thec though I knew A tbousaud lives were perishing in thine What were ten thousand to a laine like niiue ? Ah ! there's a deathless name ! A spirit that the smothering vault shall spurn. And, like a stead tot planet, mount and burn And though its crown of flame Consumed my bruin to ashes as it won mc By all the tiery stars ! I pluck it on me ! Ay though it bid me rifle My heart's last fount lor its insatiate thirst Though every life strung nerve he maddened first ' Though it should bid me stifle The yearning in my throat lor my sweet child, Aud taunt its mother till my brum went wild All I would do it all Sooner than die, like a dull worm to rot Thrust foully iu the earth to be forgot. Oh heavens but I appall Tour heart, old man! lorgive ha! on your lives Let biin not laint ! rack him till be revives ! Vain vain give o'er. His eye Glazes aiiace. He does not ieel you now Stand back ! I'll paint the deatU-dew on his brow ! Gods ! it he do not die Hut for one moment-oue till I ccliiise Conception with the scorn of those calnilips! Shivering ! Hark ! he mutters Brokenly now that was a dillicult breath Another? Wilt thou never come, oh, Death ! Look! how his temple flutters ! Is bis heal I still ? Alia ! lilt up his head ! He shudders gasps Jove help him so he's dead." flow like fc uiountaiu devil In the heart Rnles the unreined ambition ! Let it once But play the monarch, and its hauirlily brow Glows with a beauty that bewilders thought, And unthrones peace lor ever. Putting ou The very pomp ot Lucifer, it turns The heart to ashes, and with not a spring Lclt in the desert tor the spirit's lip, We look upon our splendor and forget The thirst of which we perish ! The Great Utah Mystery The Iicovery of the Outlet of Great Salt Lake. To-day we give the facts as we have them relative to the discovery of a subterranean outlet to Great Salt Lake. This inland sea, the briniest of all the waters of the worid. and which former investigations pronounced as being kept at its level by tiie action of ..yaporation, has itself solved the mystery of ""the mountains. The lofty hills anil all "the lovely islands have for countless ages found a mirror for their grand majesty in the bo som of our lake, and its burnished face has been kept bright with the crystal supplies of a thousand streams from out the roaring canyons, clefts and snowy reservoirs of the Kocky chain. The eye of science has scanned with care the agencies which, it was sup posed, held the arjueotis wonder in Its place, und the llumlioldts ami Siliinans of two continents saw no escapement fur thu"IIang ing Sea " save through the a?rial pathways of the snn. Manyyears ago the bureau of topography sought to explain the perma nent equilibrium of Great Salt Lake, whose thirst absorbs a greater supply of fresh wa ter than Michigan or Eric, but still the re duction was the same. Every trial said its shores were saved from flood by the evapo rating power. This is no longer a theory, and never was correct. One night last week the schooner Pioneer, Capt. Hannah, on her voyage irom Corinnc to Stockton, when at a point in the lake be tween Fremont and Kimball Islands, nearly opposite this city, came suddenly in contact with something which the Captain thought more solid than water, believing his vessel to have stranded upon rocks. Instead of this, however, the men on the Pioneer dis covered that she was in the whirl of a maelstrom, for the vessel immediately re volved in a circular current ; and the motion was so rapid in the revolutions made that the tnrn could scarce stand at their duties. Capt. Hannah being an old sailor, and un derstanding the danger he was in, at once added sail, and a brisk wind blowing at the time, the craft was, after about half an hour's detention, home beyond the vortex of the eddy. He inlorms Gen. Connor, the owner of the schooner, and from whom we get these interesting facts, that while in the trough of the ugly hole the deck was far lower than the water outside the whirlpool, and that he owes the safety of the vessel and men to the stiff breeze which fortu nately sprung up at the time. The noise of the waters as they descended denoted that some mighty airless cavity below gave strength to the suction, and the surging, frothy foam above was like the boiling of a mammoth cauldron. That this is the safety valve of Great Salt Lake there seems to be no doubt, und we can reasonably assume that similar openings arc numerous on the bottom. The steamer Kate Connor will lie ready iu two or three days to go on the hike, when the general, accompanied by a party of gentle men from this city, will go and examine the maelstrom. The men of the college aud university will again be called to make a scientific sur vey of this great discovery, und geologists and chemists will, in the waters of the Utah Mediterranean, find many valuable lessons to impart to student and graduate. How marvellous are nature's works around us ! Utah Eeporter, 104A. Wendell Phillips. The wedding of Mr. Weudell Phillips, many years ago, nau about it a touch ot romance. The lady who is now his wife was an aholitiomst and an invalid. Having a fortune in her own right, she thought of devoting it to emancipation ; but Knowing now money lett in that way lb likely to be wasted, she d'.-ennil it best to transfer it t" individual in whom she had entire faith. She had been for sometime a sincere admirer of the distinguished orator, and had reason to heiieve that he had an affection for her. Thinking her end was drawing nigh, she sent tor Mr. Phillips, and alter unfolding her plan, told him the best thing to do under the circunisUnccs was for them to be married ; that he would then have a right to her property, and could devote it to the caua; they both so earnestly loved. Ho was much touched by her can dor and generosity, and in a few days they were married. That was twenty years ag( and Mrs. Phillips, though very delicate, is still living, and bids fair to live for many years to come. The pair are devotedly at taehed to each other ; and what seems to have been merely a business affair has pro duced all the happiness of the most Jro mantic and poetic mat rages. He was wealthy before his union, and since then his own and his vife s means have been liberally expended in the cause of humanity and freedom. Apart from his remarkable ge nius, Mr. Phillips is a man of irreproachable habits, living and acting up to an ideal standard as. nearly perhaps, as is possible ipr men, A Novel Revenge Forbidding the! Bans in a very Practical Manner AiWed ding Party Itombarded. ' ' j The Louisville Journal of Thursday sayg: A yonng man. Louis Jaqucs, was yester day tried in the Police Court on a charge of disturbance; and as the case was rather pe rn liar we give a brief account of it, 'with holding the names of the assaulted! parties. -. Some time ago a young gentlcmei of this city saw and fell desperately in lovil with a young lady, also a resident hcrl. The young man, believing in the truth of the old proverb, that ' faint heart ne'er wUi fair lady," made determined and desperite love to the fair one, and was at hist overjoyed at receiving from her a confession tliat the adoration was mutual. Arrangements were ' promptly made to have the marriigc bell tolled, and alter the lair one bad een nl- I lowed ample time to prepare the inuvitablu orange wreath, and nil the necessary Sara togas with her outfit, the happy youth don ned his spikc-tailelcoat and wliit kid?, and, accompanied by the friends and rela tives of both bride and groom, proceeded to the church with his blushing bride. Op position, however, met them at the door in the person of Jaqucs, who had armed him self with a number of stones front the ma cadamized street, and wiih a quantity of the same "articles of war" in reserve, com menced a savage attack upon the party and the house. The guests were astounded, the bridegroom enraged, and the bride's nerves received a shock from winch she ..did not . soon recover. After continuing the assault for a few minutcs.the attacking party endeav ored to "retreat in good order," but was ar- reated and locked up on a charge of distur bance, its, onlay, when the case came up for trial. Judge Schoener was, on hearing the evidence, impressed with the belief that amusement of the kind irdulged in was worth twenty five dollars to any man, and in consequence requested the defendant to contribute that amount towards the support of the city government. JNo reason was given in court for the attack, but it appears probable that it was instigated by the "grccn-cvcd monster." A Balloon Duel. Perhaps the most remarkable duel ever fought took place in 1808. It was peculi arly French in its tone, and could hardly have occurred under any other than a French state of society. SL dc Grand pre anil M. le Pique had a quarrel, arising out of jeal ousy concerning a lady engaged at the Im perial 0cra,; one Mademoiselle Tirevit. They agreed to fight a duel to settle their resectivc claims ; aud, in order that the heat of angry passion should not interfere with the polished elegance of the proceed ing, they postponed the duel for a mouth the lady agreeing to bestow her smiles on the survivor of the two, if the other was killed ; or at all ctents, this was inferred by the two men, if not actually expressed. The duelist were to fight in the air. Two balloons were constructed, precisely alike. On the day denoted, De Grundprc and his second entered the car of one balloon, Lc Pique and his second that of the other; it was in the garden of the TuiUeries. amid an immense concourse of spectators. The gen tlemen were to fire, not at each other, but at each other's balloons, in order to brirgthem down by the escape of gas ; and as pistols might hardly have served for this purpose, each aronaut took a blunderbuss in his car. At a given signal the rope that retained the cars were cut, and the balloons ascended. The wind was moderate, and kept the bal loons at about their origiual distance of eighty yards apart When about hall a mile above the stir.'aec of the earth, a pre concerted signal for firing was given. M. le Pique fired but missed. M. dc Grandpre tired and sent a ball through Lc Piques balloon. The balloon collapsed, the ear descended with frightful rapidity, and Le Pique and his second were dashed to pieces. le urandpre continued bis ascent triumph antly, and terminated his a?rial voyage suc cessfully at a distance ol seven leagues Irom Paris. A Horrible Atrocity in New Jersey A Woman Beaten to Insensibility and thrown on a Stove by her Husband. A man named Donohoc, keeper of a low groggcry on Iiiver street, Newark, has again outraged the feelings of humanity by so brutally and feloniously beating his wile that her life is imperriled. Only a short time since lie was sentenced to the State Mson for a year for his rullianism, but through the pleadings of the present victim of his fiendishncss his sentence was commu ted to a line. The first intimation of yesterday's deadly assault was the running of Mrs. Donohoe into a neighbor's recking with blood and pursued by her husband, who, as she sunk exhausted on a chair, felled her to the ground with a blow from him. Owing to Donohoc'a reputation for ferocity, the neighbors were afraid to interfere, and remained silent but horrified spectators ot his atrocities. Wnile she remained motionless on the floor he par tially disrobed her, and taking her in his arms threw her on the stove, whereby her forehead was severely cut by striking against kettle, the hot water in the latter nlso scalding her person. Finding her still alive he threw her down a flight of stairs, and as she lay in a lifeless condition, he told the shuddering bystanders if they would carry her home he would withhold any further brutality; but no sooner had she been de posited on the floor of their hovel than Bonohie impressed the heel of his rough shoe on her face with such stamping force that the blood oozed from her ears, nose ana mouth. Donohoc then shut the door and remained inside with his victim, and as all the witnesses of the deed of blood wero afraid to prefer a charge against him, the police refrained from making any attempt to arrest him. It is the opinion ol those who beheld the shocking outrages that the unfortunate woman cannot survive. The 4th District. The Kenublicans of the 4th Congressional District have nominated J. H. Harris, Esq., us a candidate to represent that District in the U. S. House of Representatives. That he has been so nominated is evidence or ins possessing the qualifications for a member ship to Congress. Bnt in his case we have something more. He has been a prominent, active politician since the close of the war. It is admitted that be is intelligent, wen informcd, indeed, possesses talents of a very superior order, and, as a public debater, has but few equals. Indeed, he will be pleased to meet his Democratic opponents in debate during the canvass, and wc arc sure that whatever have been their reputation lor ability or success as canvassers, the Repub licans will readily abide the result ol the gujieriuriiy, to whomsoever benefit it may inure. It is a deserved compliment to his race, therefore, which has been properly icndeicd by the Kepuuucans oi mat iisirici, and colored. Every true and thorough l!e- nublican will, therelorc, come forward nromntlv and name inaniuuy lor jur. Ilarris' election. In view of the correctness and sacredncss of our principles, and the evil tendencies and bad consequences of those of our political enemies, the duty ot no Republican will have been performed who allows anv vote to be lost to .lames 11 Harris, which he can control or influence. Mr. IPs position and influence entitles him to the united summit ol every lover ol law. order, peace and good government, anil wc hope he will receive them. Of Mr. Hawkins, the other candidate for Congress in that District, we know lest But knowing that the Republicans of the District bad entrusted mm with the banner in this campaign, would be sufficient evi dence to us that he deserved and should receive the vote ol every friend of the cause. It makes no kipd of difference who the nominees of the Democratic or Conservative party may In: No farmer position, merely. ot any man, entitles bim to support now, Piunctples, Not MLS. should be the battle cry. The former position ot certain men may have been very gimd, while their present position in support of a party, ami pnn doles so bad as is I he present anti Rcpub lican organization, is the; very best cause for their ilcleat. Salem Adcncate. In a case in Germany, where a little girl died from injuries received by her clothes catching fire while locked up in a rom by herself, the mother was sentenced to three months' imprisonment from manslaughte, through carelessness. A Voice from the Great West, We publish below an article clipped fiom the Chicago HejitMican. This widely circu lated journal speaks for the great West: and its condemnations of Kukluxism are hearty and soul refreshing. The Iicpuhliatn says: . : ,v ' "Despite the assurances of the Democratic press throughout the country that things are nil lovely in the South, and that the Ku klux organization exists only in the imagi nation of Judical editors, the facts are every 'day making stronger the proof that the people of certain portions of the South wore never in greater danger of assassination than now. In North Carolina the Kuklux organization is so stiong as successfully to defy the power of the law. They are thoroughly organized, and some sections of the Statu are completely in their hands. They arc using their power in incendiarism, robbery anil assassination; and no existing legal power in the State is sufficient to reach them. If artestcd on suspicion they can corruptly establish an alibi, and if not, the jury is either composed of Kuklux, or dare not bring in a verdict of guilty.. The Jtsileigh (North Carolina) Standard, day after day, gives much of its space to de tailing the horrible outrages that the law less robbers have committed against peaceable citizens, for no other reason than that they were obnoxious because of their supposed friendliness u law and order, kiov. lloldcn has hecu obliged to call out the militia of tlm Htate lor tho suppression of the Kuklux and other murderous organiza tions. In South-Carolina the condition is not more promisiug for the peace and pros perity of the State. As usual, the vengeance of the midnight murderers falls 'most heavily upon- ill unfortunate blacks and their friends, and the barbarities practiced upon them arc in all respects equal to those practiced upon our border settlers by the Indians. These bloodthirsty marauders openly avow their belief in tho universal assassiuation of those whom they stigma tize as "carpet-baggers" and "scalawags." They arc unceasing in their efforts to mis represent the negroes, to degrade them, to crowd them out of employment with a view ot importing white labor to take their places. The Kuklux favor driving the people to the Mississippi bottoms. Their mandate is, practically, " either die or get to the Mis sissippi bottoms. That is the only place for you." Their puiposc appears to be the annihilation ot the colored race, or the ren dering of them powerless by persecution. The Kuklux Klan is made up of those who are Democrats in principle, who have always voted the Democratic ticket, and who are preparing to vote it in the future Yet there arc certain Democratic journals that are trying to secure the colored voters by pretended regard lor their welfare. These journals ought, for their own political inter est, to denounce the Kuklux outrages, which, unless suppressed, will most assuredly des troy the very liest chances of their securing the colored people for the Democratic party. Their project of attempting to secure the colored vote is, at the best, the desperate game of a ruined party, and is the height of idly iu the North, while their Kuklux friends in the South arc commitiiig out rages upon them, that find pa nil lei only in an Indian massacre. One thing is certain. The Kuklux must be put down, even though United States troojis should be required for the purpose. Five years of peace policy have tailed to convert the Kuklux to a love of law and order. The asperities of the re bellion have not died out They seem to be concentrated in the Kuklux, and to flame forth as blood-red as in the hottest period of war. . Are our citizens in the South to be protected from these murderous bands, or are they to be their victims until the advent of auothcr administration ?" What the Democrats Want. : Andrew J. Stedman has commenced the publication of a Democratic paper at Dan buiy, Stokes County, called the Old Contti tvlivii. Iu his salutatory he says, "The first and chief object to lie accomplished, and the prime purposes of this paper, is to abolish the present infamous constitution of North Carolina, aud to rc-cstabliah in the stead thereof the good old constitution of nur fathers."- N. C. Standard. The good old constitution ol our fathers," in North Carolina, whose restoration is so earnestly coveted by the Democracy ol that State, embodied, among others, the follow ing "good old" Democratic principles: L Branding the flesh with red hot irons. We do not suppose the entire Democratic party is in favor of going back to this "good old" custom; but those who are, will not be rebuked by their fellow partisans. 11. Cropping the cars ot petty delinquents, was a permitted punishment under the "good old" Constitution. This is a species of cru elty which even Democrats should discoun tenance. IIL Whipping Posts and Pillories for the poor who found themselves unable to pay such trifling fines as were imposed upon them for trifling offences, was the "good old" custom. This is a pleasant illustration of Democratic sympathy for the rich, who arc never subjected to the Whipping Post or Pillory, because they always have the pe cuniary means to escape the degradation. IV. Imprisonment tor debt was another ol the "good old" customs sanctioned by the 'ood old" Constitution whose restoration is the primary issue with the Democracy ol North Carolina. What do the Democracy this way think of it? V. The "food old Constitution ol JNorth Carolino also withheld the right of suffrage from the colored man. This prohibition would be renewed by restoring the discarded instrument. And this is the real reason for this agitation.., The Democracy, not of North Carolina merely, but of the whole country, will fight lor a restoration of this prohibi tion. On the whole, wc congratulate the Demo cracy everywhere upon the proof which this man btediuan gives, mar, Democracy still lives, in all its beauty, vigor and vitality, in at least one Statu in the Union. And this little leaven may, in due time, leaven the whole lump. Long live Progress ! Albany If. T, Hve. Journal Hon. L. P. Olds, It is gratifying to see sonic of our best and ablest men as candidates for the legisla ture in various parts of the State. This is peculiarly the case in the Wake Senatorial District. Judge Olds, by his splendid legal and literary attainments will be placed at once among the leading members of the body, tor which he has been designated by the Republicans of Wake. He will, ot course, lie elected. Ills high moral and so cial position, his unswerving devotion to the nrincinles ot the llenubiican party will ren der him a most efficient representative ot the people in the body to winch he will be assigned, and they will have an assurancp that in him they , will have an abloanda true friend. i The promptness and cfllciency with which he has discharged the- various duties de volving upon him as Attorney General, at test his ability and useluincss as u public servant. We take this occasion to say of Mr. P. B. Hawkins of Franklin, who has also been selected to represent, in part, the same Dis trict that no truer or more reliable Senator will be returned to that body. By his in telligence, attention to duties, and especially to business of his constituents entrusted to him, be will deserve the coufidence reposed in him by an enlightened constituency. Salem Advocate. MoTiiEit. Lamartine tells a story that exquisitely illustrates a mother's love : "Iu a spring freshet, a- river wildly washed its shores, and lent away a bough wherein a bird had built a cottage for a summer home. Down the white and whirling stream drifted the green branch, its wicker cup of nnfledg ed song, and fluttering beside it, as it went, the mother bird. Unheeding the roaring river, on she went, her cries of agony and fear piercing the pauses in the storm. How like the love of the old-fashioned mother, who followed the dove she bad p'utked from her heart all over the world. Swept away by passion that child might lie. it mattered not ; though he was tawing away with him. the fragrance of the shaticred roof tree, yet that mother . was with him, a Ruth through all his life, and a Rachel at his death." The best capital to begin life on is a cap ital wife. Miscellaneous. The pace that kills fortune. -Running through a ' Wild cats are killing many sheep in the jState of Maine. ( . '.. ' Ah insane gentleman in Chicago went out gunning the other day, his game being street car horses, and was arrested. ' - An Indian near Fort Scott, Kansas, recent ly traded two mules for a set of false teeth, and proudly wore them, necklace fashion. A fifteen foot shark, one of the largest, if not the very largest ever caught, Is ou exhi bition in the London Museum.; , .... , It seems too bad that after all Theodore Tilton has done for her sex flint Red Cloud's sanaw wants his scalp for a door mat. The new Mayor of Washington, D. C, M. S'. Emery, states, in his inaugural address, that he is a Radical Republican. He was jelected in opposition to the regular Repub- !ican nominee. .. ;! Some people are never contented.; After laving all their limbs broken, their heads mashed, and their brains knocked out. they (will actually go to law and try to get further damages. ' " I Mrs. Sarah Larcam, a Carroll county Ind., widow, captured two burglars in her house, (he other night, by charging nil them unex pectedly .with loaded moskcC , -, Lit is rumored that Mr. A. T. Stewart has ffercd the use of his Fifth avenue palace to the Grand Duke Alexis, of Russia, during bis contemplated visit tu our country next year. . How to rid , itself of the grasshopper plague is Utah's engrossing question. All the available force is fighting the insects, and all kinds of receipts aro advocated. Driving a flock ot sheep hurriedly over a field of grasshoppers is said to depress the f critters " as much as anything. Pleasant Goode, the negro servant of Gen. Maxcy Gregg, and sexton of an Episcopal church at Columbia, S. C, died a rew days ago, and at his funeral some of the most prominent white citizens acted as his pall bearers. : , . i It is estimated that one-fifth of the meat supply of Paris is veal. At the commence ment of the present century the price of veal was half a franc per pound. It is now three times as much or one and a half franco. Hon. I. C. Lash. It is due to this gentleman to state that be did not desire to be a candidate for Con gress at this time. We have long since known, and have more recently been in formed, that he bad no desire to become a candidate for the position he now so hono rably and efficiently fills. Iodecd he only became a candidate before, in compliance with tha: peculiar combination of circum stances which caused such an unanimous and pressing call upon him that placed him in the present Congress. He greatly preler red, then as now, to be permitted to retire to private life, where he could attend to his va ried buaine.-s avocations. In going to Con gress at all, it is a great and a noble sacri fice to principle ou bis part, losing thereby, as lie was, far more, by inattention to busi ness, than all his salary. No man in the district, we are assured, endorses more heartily the nomination which has been made, than Mr. L., and none will give to that nomination a freer and a more ready support. This, alone, demonstrates his patriotic devotion to principle. : In Mr. Lash, the people have had a true, an able, and devoted representative, with whom, we can justly say, they are "well pleased." And when his term shall have expired he can certainly retire with their blessing ot "well done, good and taithtul servant." Salem Advocate. Liuiitkikq Detectiso Feniahs. -The Hamilton (Ont.) Timet, of June lltb, says: Thomas Knoll, of the township ot Ash- hodel, county of Peterborough, was, with bis horse, killed by lightning a lew days ago. At the coroner s inquest papers were lound in his possession, one of which was a subscription list for the benefit of the Fe nians, and which amounted to $400. An official of the township headed the list with $40! The circumstance has created great excitement in the neighborhood of the oc crrrence. Further developments will - m doubt arise nut ot the investigation, . All who subscribed money to aid the remans arc, of course, as guilty in the eyes of the law as though they were taken while engaged in active hostilities with the Fenian inva ders. They arc. in fact, guilty of treason, or treason-felony, and are liable to suffer death, on the charge being proved against them. Jjf no State, probably, is the situation of affairs so bad as in North-Carolina. Vio lence and terror arc holding there high'car nival, and the record of the past twelve months is a terrible one. Within that time no less than five hundred citizens have been whipped and scourged by desperate ma rauders. Not less than twenty women have been violated, and at least ten men mutila ted in the most shocking manner. In the presence of these outrages grand juries have been for the most part powerless, or if in rare cases they have found indictments, the indictments have been seldom followed by convictions. The Solicitors and Judges have been as powerless as tho juries. In timidation has gone hand in hand with vio lence, and the eivil authorities have been overawed. Governor Holden is the only one invested with power who appears to have retained his courage, and refused to become weak ot resolution or lacking in pluck. Richmond Journal. . : The Chicago Republican says : Colonel John Brownlow, son of Senator Brownlow, writes from Washington to a friend in this city, under date of the 19th inst., as follows : 14 Father is steadily improving. Ever since his trip to New York he has been getting better. With improved health he is recov ering his old buoyant spirits, and be is hope ful that no rebel will occupy his seat until after the 4th of March, 1875. Ex-Surgeon General Hammond, whom he consulted in New York, gave a most lavorable opinion of his case ; said complete restoration to health was possible, and very great relief absolutely certain.' ' The Two Angels. A traveler, who spent some time in turkey, relates a beautilul par able which was told bim by a dervieh,- and it seems even more beautilul than Sterne's celebrated figure of the accusing spirit and recording angel : .VEvcry man," says the der vish, "has two angels, oue on his right shoul der and one on his left. . When he does any thing good, the angel on the right shoulder writes it down and seals it, because what is well done is done forever. When he does evil, the angel on the left side writes it down, and be waits tut midnight, it liclore that time the man bows his head and exclaimr, 'Gracious Allah ! I bavesinneil ; lorgive me " the angel rubs out the record ; but if not, at midnight he seals it, and the beloved angel on the right shoulder weeps." . The following notice has been sent to all bankers and brokers on this continent. United States Notes, Series of 1861). Two thousand notes, of ten dollars each, from No. H 3,530,001 to No. H 3,532,000. both inclusive, were stolen from the treas ury. No $10 notes, of a number higher fian H 3,236,000 have been issued. : Pleuse look out lor the stolen Notes. A liberal reward will be paid to any person through whose instrumentality the thief may be detected. Hold parties presenting the stolen Notes, ' (if suspicions attsch to them) and in any case ot presentation notify i J)Vi-DPINNEK. I Treasurer XJ. S. is. icw days since, a woman residing in this city returned, after an absence of four months, to bud that her husband had ob tained a divorce and had married another woman. On inquiring the cause set np in court, she found that it was on. account ot protauity. From the, way she swore ven teancc on her faithless husband, the woman he had married and the lawyer that had obtained the divorce, the plea was well grounded. , Whether it was sufficient cause for divorce is an open question. Terra Haute Ind., Express. 5 An Essay on Sunstrokes. . I Another illusion ;of. youth haa vanished. !We are bow told by 'an eminent physician" that cases of sunstroke may occur in the shade as well as in the sun.' Here is what the physician in question says in the Hearth und Some: - " One of the sacred promises to those who ire to inherit the better life h: 'That the sun shall not light upon them, n'or any heat.' To the inhabitants of , the 'dry and thirsty land,1 it is remarked Jby.an author on sun Ptroke, this promise was full of meaning.. This disease, or rather accident, has - nn floubtedly been recognized in some' form From the earliest periods of history. The suffering of armies; in tropical climates is frequently due to the effects of heat. La porers exposed to the ;steady action of the tun's rays in snmuter,' and so situated or clothed as to interrupt Jree perspirntion, or by their habits raising! the temperature of the blood, are liable) sunstrokes. It fol lows that so-called sunstrokes may occur without exposure to the sun, and such is the case quits frequently.! AH the conditions may be present in the shade, and even when the person is in a state of rest. . - Though not strictly correct, sunstrokes may, -tor practical, purposes, be defined to be an Affection of the nervous system, due to oveheitcd blood. The term overheated must be taken in a relative and not a literal sense; .for if the nervous system is in good eonoliion, and the functions bf the body otherwise well performed, tho temperature Of the blood may be increased, wjthout dan gerous or even injurious results. - But if the individual isgreatly fatigued, or poorly nourished or weakened by disease, so that the nervous system is depressed or enfeebled the effect of the sadden elevation of the volume of the blood may prove most disas trous. This result is produced, not by over stimulation, but by actual depression, for this is the recognized effect ot overheated blood upon the nervous centres. Whatever other and more subtle causes may be opera ting upon the individual, this one will be most apparent, and, if avoided, will save the exposed person from an attack. ; " By fur the larger number of victims of sunstroke are the intemperate ; they are pre disposed, by an induced depression of the nervous system, to poor nutrition, and by super-heated blood from the use of stimu lants. They olten fall dead in summer from the cflccts of heat, even while sitting quietly in the shade. Among laborers and soldiers the intemperate are the subjects ot sunstroke. The aged and infirm are liable to be pros trated by the heat during the rise of tem perature of the blood, excited by the heat of external air. Feeble children, also, often sink from pure exhaustion, due to the de pression of heat. " The premonitory symptoms are heat, dizziness, great thirst, suffusion of the eyes, followed by fainting or insensibility, like an attacked ot apoplexy. " As sunstroke depends npon several con ditions of varying intensity, so its attacks may be slight or great, according to these conditions. In some cases it is but a tran sient tainting, or perhaps only a feeling of slight deoression, lasting for several days, while in the severer forms death follows quickly, as though there had been a verita ble amp de soleil, or stroke of the eun. "In the management of this disease pre vention is eminently important It is an affection which can always be prevented by proper precautions, and the preventive meas ures can be practiced by every one. The one prime object must be to keep cool, and, above all, to keep the head, the seat of the great nervous cenlies, cool. It will not do to cool the extrc-meties simply, for thus tho blood is driven npon the brain and lungs and fatal mischief may thus be created. The whole body should be kept in as nearly the normal temperature as possible. This may be done by dressing in light and loosa clothing, which allow the cooling process of perspiration to go on unchecked. The Chi nese fan their shaven heads, and so, if we create a current of air around ns, we reduce temperature. We should avoid all stimula ting draughts which excite the circulation, and tor ihe aame reason very active exercise becomes dangerous. The feeble and ex hausted should lie placed in airy rooms, and be gently fanned. The laborer should rest during the neat ot the day, drink cooling fluids, and when at work frequently bathe the head, neck and hands in cool water. " W hen the attack comes on, the sufferer should be taken to a shade, a mustard plas ter should be apuiel, and over Ins bare head, neck and chest, cold water should be dash ed. This is all thr-t can bo done without medical advice." Fatal Accident A Man Torn to Pieces. A horrible accident occurred at the Laxdhy Mills, SL Louis, on Tuesday. There were only a few men in the building, it being dinner time, and the machinery was running light, as there was not much doing at the mill. Mr. GocseL the regular engineer, was in the building on the other side of the street, belonging to the same proprietors, and Henry Dctrich, the assistant engineer, was in charge, and was considered an expe rienced and carclul man. About the time mentioned he was engaged in carrying out cinders and during his absence on one of his trips the belt controlling the "governor" either broke or slipped off. There was a heavy pressure ot steam in the boiler, about 115 to 120 pounds, and the full force was immediately transferred to the cylinder. Iu a moment tho increased speed of the machinery apprised Detrich of what had occurred, and he hurried hack towards the engine. A little delay of some kind seems to have occurred, and by the time he reached the engine the fly-wheel had gathered a ter rific speed, and must have been revolving somewhere about a thousand times in a minute, the whirling rush of the great body of iron and other machinery shook the building. Dctrich, it is evident, understood in a moment what had occurred, and ran towards the small wheel controlling the ad mission of steam to the cylinder, for the pur pose ot shutting on the steam. In his baste. and not thinking of the danger, be went directly in tront ot the Hy-wheel, and while quite close the accident occurred. ' rue immense wheel Had acquired a ve locity that overcame the coherency and strength ot the iron, ami in a moment with a terrible sound, it flew into a thousand pieces. The force exerted by the fragments was something surprising. One large piece of the rim, weighing thousands of pounds, rushed like a ball Irom a cannon through the floors ol the second and third stories in a curving line, tearing the wooden ioiils and other timber likenaner. and stri king I'm tront wail ortne untldtng about the middle ot the third story. This was a brick wall ot unusual thickness, bnt the iron trag' ments passed clean through it, leaving an unsightly gap, and fell thundering on the South side of the street Some smaller pieces ot iron also passed through the upper doors of tnc ounaing, ana uieir euccus were manifesto! even up to the roof. . In the direction piven by the revolving motion at the time of the bursting, some of the arms of the wheel stmck the brick floor in front, one piece buried itself out of sight like a wedge driven in by one hand of Thor, and another stood with one end stick ing out as solid as if the masonry had been built around it. To look upward from the place where the fly-wheel had been, enabled one to realize the awful force exerted. All the floors above were shivered along the course taken by the Iragments, and the light of day streamed in through the jagged rent in the walls. Dietrich was instantly killed, and two other men wounded. Women and Laughter. ' Alexander Dumas, the younger, declares that womeu do not like comedy. It seems that women hate to laugh. No woman wishes to laugh in public. A laugh depoet izes her and contorts her visage. There is a frankness in a hearty laugh which jars with her diplomatic genius. A woman throws away her best arm when she laughs. Tho tear is what she triumphs ir. A humid eye is always interesting, whereas an open mouth never is. It is simply an abomina tion People who think that a pretty girl is never so pretty as when eyes and lips lauoh together are thus corrected. The ex pression "of mirth; does not reveal pearly teeth it ." contorts visage," Shakspcare, who loved to depict lively girls, and gives a succession of smiles to Rosalind, Viola, Celia, Beatrice, was clearly wrong ; Manana is the true model. . The true woer is he ho howls, 'the true wooer she who weeps not occasionally but everlasting. " A humid e is always interesting. ' Is this the wild idealism of a young man ho retrards . women as the denizens of another sphere f No, it is the deliberate dictum of a middle-aged man, who should pave found oat by this time that the other sex- are not all etheral, not all sentiment, bnt (lave certain practical duties in life, with Which a perpetually humid eye would be apt to interfere. . Tears over the breakfast table Would seem depressing to the English mind. Jny Hysterical ht when the dressmaker sends n her bill, or when the green grocer calls "or orders, would bo apt to discompose the Sriton. But the Frenchman loves it. "The ear is what she triumpl in." t"For twentry actresses," adds Dumas," who an draw tears, there is hardly one who can rcite to laughter. ' The laughter of an ac tress h seldom communicable, because it is a surface thing. It is at war with the fe male organization. A comical woman does qt really belong to her sex, and other wo ven dislike her. Nevertheless, glory to the aughter-loving female who is not so much 4 bearded man incognito as an excellent com panionable garam. We take it that the reason an actress' laugh is rarely communi cable is that an actress seldom laughs natu rally. Yon hear an irrepressible laugh on the stage ; it is generally a forced, hollow, noisy cacchination. If actresses wept as unnaturally their tears would be equally un- sympathntio.-. A a rule the best aclriyses manage sorrow better than, mirth, and thus convey the lender emotions more readily to the audience", . .. 4 I love Yon. . ' l A tired woman hushed to sleep her babe. Beauty once made her face radiant, per haps, but all that beauty is gone now. The blue eye is dim and faded the pale brow is covered with lines of care. Perhaps with that far off look of hers she sees little graves, green with ' many summers. Her home is very humble all day she has toiled, and the fainting spirit almost surrenders to fa tigue the downcast eyes trembling with tears she is so weary and every nerve tingles when these boys come hungry from school, some with a tale of sorrow that mother must hear. And after that they were hushed with kisses or eludings. It is time to set supper for seven hungry mouths, and the accus tomed never-ending of putting away and cleaning up, till the worn out creature won ders with a sigh if there really will come a rest for her an eternal rest. At last she can rest her with weary limbs in the corner rocking chair. The babe whose eyes close fitfully to low lullaby, lies in her father's lap. He is a plain man, that good father, with an honest face and a great heart, that would take in all the care and sorrow of the houfehold. The babe sleeps. With rude gentleness he lays it on its mothers's bosom, and as the ruddy fire-light plays over the care-worn fea tures, he looks upon her with eyes suddenly grow lustrous and beautiful. He lifts his great hand softly till it rests on her should ers, as he says : j " 1 love you dear Mary !' i How the poor heart leaps into love, light and rest. How vanish the cares that trod upon her weary soul 1 She no more remem bers the toilsome watching, one renews not now that the pretty babe with flushing cheeks against her breast has worn her pa tience threadbare with constant tears and unrest. She forgets that the fire would smoke, the broth burn, and the children tease her, that the clothes line broke, and that every limb ot her frame ached with fatigue. I What were those in comparison with the steadfast love that has burned for eighteen years, in the sunlight of happiness, through the clouds ot despair, when beauty made her winning, and when her charms ot loveli ness bad gone and the freshness of youth had departed forever? What cared she for aught outside her home ? Though she had many sorrows, such words thrilled her whole being. ' . J " I love you Mary I" . . .. What I Know About Farming" After . Greely. , j - BV MAKK TWAIN. i "Turnips should never be pulled ; it injures them. It is better to send a boy up and let him shake the tree. - t "The guano is a fine bird, but great care is necessary in rearing it. It should not lxs imported earlier than June or later than September. In the winter it should be kept in a warm place, where it can hatch out its young. 1 "It is evident that we are to have a back ward season for grain. Therefore it will be well for the farmer to begin setting out his ' cornstalks and planting cakes in July in stead of August i "Concerning the pumpkin This berry is a favorite with the natives of the interior of New England, who prefer it to the goose berry for the making of fruit cake, and who likewise give it the preference over the rasp berry for feeding cows, as being more filling and as full satisfying. The pumpkin is the most esculent ot the orange family that wjill thrive in the North, except the gourd and one or two varieties ot the squash. But the custom of planting it in the front yard with the shrubbery is fast going out of vogue, for it is now generally conceded that the pumpkin, as a shade tree, is a failure. j"Now, as the warm weather approaches, and the ganders begin to spawn" and soon. I A correspondent of the Chicago Rehubli can gives some interesting figures touching the success of leading newspaper men in New York. He tells us that James Gorden Bennett, who began the Herald with 200 o( $300 borrowed money, in an Ana street cellar, writing on a board, is now worth over $5,000.000 ; that Manton Marble, who, ten years ago, was a task writer on the Evening Post, at $25 a week, is at present sole owner of the World, value at least $300,000, and has an income of some $75, 000 a year ; that Heurv J. Raymond, at the time of his death was worth $300,000, and made every cent of it out ot the Times ; that Horace Greeley, with all his carelessness of money, could be sold out for $150,000, though he made his entry into the metro polis a poor printer's boy, with all his for tune in a small bundle of clothes swung on a ?tick ; and that James andErastusBrooks have estates valued at more than $150,000 each, all made from their earnings as own ers of the Express. The value of the estate oS William. Cullen Bryant of the Mtmina Post, is estimated at from $600,060 to $700, 000, and the income of Henry C. Bowen, is pujt down at from $900,000 to $100,000 a f The End of the St. Thomas Aflair. It has been already mentioned that the King of Denmark has issued a proclamation to, his beloved and faithful subjects in the islands of St Thomas and St Johns', rela ting to the abandonment of the annexation treaty made with this country. It is a little awkward for a ruler who had bargained tj sell out his subjects, under no matter what influences, to acknowledge at last that he was not able to get rid of them ; but at the same time it must be admitted that Chris tian IX comes out of this transaction in a manner more dignified than the Senate cf the United States. The illusions to " the repeated and urgent requests oi ths North American government," and to the initiative lor the treaty which " exclusively proceeded from the United States them selves," touch a weak point in the policy winch the Senate has chosen to adopt, an 1 reveal the consciousness of the proud littla Scandinavian Kingdom that it has been t some extent trifled with. The convention cf 1867 is a document of which we have now heard the last. We agree with the New York Tiemes that for the sake of our national .honor, it is to be hoped that the precedent it embodies will in luture be avoided, and we may add that its result ought to admon ish circumspection and prudence in the St Domingo and other contemplated acquisi tions of foreign territory. Sun. The steamer Van Zandt arrived at Alton, ill., on the lUtn instant, naviug in tow the largest raft ever afloat npon the Mississippi, The raft contained 2,600,000 feet ol lumber. and. covered an area of three and one-half acres. - . .; , , . t . , V , "" ' ' rom Death to life A Man IWashed I Overboard Sixteen Honrs Floating on Joist-Final Safety. In a recent issue, says the Cleveland Her Id of the 25th instant, wo made note of (he supposed Joss of a man from the lum ber barge Susan Ward, in tow wiih two dthers, during the storm of Monday night. S Search having been made for him, the only hance of his being alive seemed to he in lie possibility of hia having been picked op by some passing vessel and carried to an other port. "The surprise of the crcu' can jell be imagined "when the missing ' man appeared to their vision in the cnliin' of the Ifarge in this port they were aNIinncF on Wednesday. Noting alto he favored our sanctum with a adl, knowing wc would, flrom our- intcrert in' sailors, bo glad to know of bisaifbty. ' j This is his: aarrativo in brief: Between one and two o'clock of Tuesday morning, when about twenty-five miles off this port, during a heavy blow, portions of the deck loads of lumber of tho-three barges in tow df tlte steamer Dubuque were washed over board, and James Molledy. one of the crew of the middle barge, Susan Ward, went over ith them. Tlie"tlarkness, tho wind and tpe heavy sea prevented exertions being made to look for him at the time, He was a swimmer, aud made for the ;tow line of the after barge, Merrimac, but the swashing about of the fWting lumber and the surging ojf tbcHne coiel,ed him to let go and relv upotf the iWb?' This, too, although it afforded him a support, compelled his being jammed and knocked about to such a de gree that if he had not been strong and hnrdy he must have been obliged to let go from sheer-exhaustion. Happily he. was tiugh, and a swimKer beside. His experi ence and observation had taught him that a broad board was hardcrto manage in a sea than a small one, and he accordingly, as soon as he could see, picked out a joist about ten inches wide and twelve feet long. With this he shoved clear ol the mass and give himself up to drifting. By this it is not to be supposed he had nothing to do bu to keep hold and float quietly along npon the surface of the water. The sea was, as we have said, heavy and broken ; the joist would roll, and his hands would have to ply lively to enable him to keep hold ; at these times it would rear itself up right, and again a new system of tactics had to be adopted, and so he struggled du ring the long hours from the time of his going overboard at 1 o'clock ot the morn ing till 5 of the afternoon, when he reached shore The water was cold, and the risk flf cramp was added to his perils. He had the foresight, as soon as he conld. to get offhis heavy outer clothing and put himself in as free a condition for easy action as possi ble. About 11 o'clock Tuesday forenoon he got sight of land. He was then drifting towards it, but in a few moments the wind changed and he commenced drifting away. Again the tickle wind shifted and set him towards the shore. This time he deter mined not to be entirely at the mercy of the wrind and current, and by swimming availed himself of the aid of the elements. J He is much bruised, being, as he says, "stiff, and black and blue all over." The escape from drowning is wonderful, and is clearly owing to his strength, hardihood, and his being able to swim. An ordinary landsman would undoubtedly have been lost. Four Young Men Blown up by Gnn- j powder. (One of the most shocking accidents that we have ever been called upon to record oc curred at Tete des Morts, a few miles south of the city, last Monday afternoon. The Catholic residents of that vicinity were en gaged in holding a grand religious festival peculiar to that faith, the ceremonies con sifting of a large proeess'on composed of men, women and children, who were dis posed around several altars that had been constructed for the occasion. As is the uni versal custom, the priest appeared before each of these and bestowed upon them his blessing, when, at the conclusion of the same, and in order to heighten the effect, a large cannon was fired, which was stationed ob a small eminence immediately back of the church. The firing party was composed of four young men, sons of fanners residing in that neighborhood. Along in the after noon they ran out of powder, when the boys started after a fresh supply, and soon after returned, with seven liounds of blast ing powder, loosely wrapped in a piece of bf own paper. 1 bey had got about ball way up the hill, when some of the powder spillcrt out upon the ground. The young man intrusted witn ine tasK oi carrying it 1 was carelessly smoking a cigar, aud without removing this from his mouth be stooped over and commenced lading the powder up with his hands, and placing it back again in the paper. While thus doubled over the pileot powder he commenced joking his companions about the mishap, but in the act of speaking, the lighted cigar drooped from his mouth directly into the pile of powder, around which at the time all were closely huddled together. Quick as thought, instantaneous as an electric flash, before one of the party could think or dream of get ting awav, a bright angry tongue of flame shot heavenward, followed by a dull muffled roar and billows ot black sulphurous smoke, producing one ot the most terrible explo sions and tearlut sights on record. The consequences that ensued were frightful. The ill-fated smoker was blown up in the air a distance of ten or fifteen feet and fell in a heap so scorched, blackened and dis figured that he could hardly be recognized as a human being. All ot the rest ot the party were shockingly injured, their skins being burned to a crisp, and peeling off at the slightest touch, lcaviug nothing but the bare quivering flesh. Every vestige of cloth ing was blown from their bodies, the hair singed off, and their eye sight destroyed. Added to the other horrors the dresses oi a large number of school children, who hap pened to be standing near, caught fire, and many were badly Burned, some so seriously that their lives are despaired of. One of the young men died on Sunday night, and at last accounts the others were just alive. The accident, as may well be imagined, causes the utmost excitement at Tcte des Morts, and was the prevailing topic of conversation yesterday in many places. We hope to obtain further particulars in re gard to the terrible affair soon, when wc shall hasten to place tlicni before our readers. since writing tbe above wc learn that the names of two of the victims arc Nicholas Gercin and Nicholas Tyson. The boy that died is the son ot a widow woman, and was her only support Dubuque Times. I A Frightful Leap A Woman Jumps from ' . a Train of Cars. A few days ago, as a tram was leaving Clyde, Ohio, a young woman, a German, and apparently about 18 years of age, got upon the train to go to Bellcvue. On learning that the train would not stop at isellevue, and that she would be under the necessity ot going to Clyde, and return by tbe accom modacioc train, she left her scat, walked to the platform of the car, and deliberately jumped off the train running at the rate of at least forty miles an hour. The train was stopped as speedily as pos sible and backed up to the place where the woman made the leap, ana she was found lying in the sand a little stunned, but other wise uninjured, not a bone broken or even a scratch discernible ou her person. She was taken up and placed on the accommodation train and taken to Bellevue, and on arriving at the place she walked from the train to tus, which she entered, and was driven to a hotel apparently as well as any person in the crowd. On the arrival of the express train the conductor telegraphed to Bellcvue to learn something in regard to the woman, and re ceived a reply from a physician stating that sue was all right The clothing which the woman had on when she mide the fearful leap was all de stroyed by the lull and tnc violence with which she was whirled into thu sanl and mud. It seems almost miraculous that she escaped with her life. Souu mistinderstanpixu having occurred rei&tive to the nrotiution of American citi- aens in the West Indies, Roar Admiral Lee, who will soon supersede Hear Admiral Poor as commander of the No: th Atlatitic squa dron, has received positive instructions on that point and will use every effort to the end that our citizens may be tally piotectecl in all their rights and privileges. Jjitro-Glycerine An Ejc-witnesa Ac j count of the Worcester Explosion. j A gentleman who was standing within a dozen rods of the rear of the train in Wor cester when the explosion occurred on Thurs day, states that when the train stopped Hip renrcar was lost to view in a Uonicniiou cloud of dust, smoke ami fragments if ull descriptions. Immediately succeeding t here byoke.upon the ear a sharp crash. The air Was full of debris; pieces of blazing mnIin 4-a portion of the freight were thrown to ah incredible height, and, slowly falling, alighted all ablaze, rods away, in tlic open fields. Following the rear ot the explosion fragments fell thick as hail upon the line of tic road and the streets surrounding, and when the cloud cleared away the results wiere plainly visible. The three last cars of .tie train were blown to fragments, and only the fore truck of the third remained. . The tijain stood si the time upon a grade or em bunkment, high above the level of the street, si that only one-third, perhaps, of the bnild irigs -alongside were above the rails. The oilier side was open country. ' For several riids the buildings were demolished. Laths and plaster were blown to the winds as ono vrtiuld knock the ashes from a cigar; parti tions were blown out, windows and sashes splintered to fragments, bed clothing torn from the beds and flung into all sorts of . places, and ruin made of what were an in stiant before secure and-quiet homes. I i Below the cars and on tho track itself the ., rails -were twisted from their places, the ties were amiihilatcdpsnoi tha axles broken -ofl.",T and driven into the ground for half their lengths. In all directions the shattered and broken iron work told a plain story of the"' feaiful force that had been so suddenly de veloped. For rods around the contents of tlic cars were scattered upon the track: pieces of cotton cloth, sides and scraps of leather, shoes, furniture, stationery, littered the road. The telegraph poles for several hundred feet were blown to pieces, and tho wires, twisted into fantastic shapes, drooped from snch as remained standing. The wheels of the cars were blown to iragments, and one of the palls that play in the ratchet of thu brake was picked up half a mile away. It went whizzing into the kitchen of a house wife and struck against the fireplace. ;The plateA of a large iron planing-machine in the New York Machine Works was lifted clear off its bed by the concussion. Children white about the lips, and men and women with scared faces, ran hither and thither. One man, sick in bed with rheumatism, was blown out of bed into an adjoining garden. Soon was made manifest that remarkable passion for relics, if not for plunder, that characterizes so many persons. Things that could not by any stretch of imagination be useful were quickly snatched up and secreted. Old pieces of leather, scraps ot writing paper, envelopes, soleless slippers, a shred of mus lin, a loot or two ot wire, nothing was so small as to escape notice. A Hebrew Wedding Scene in a Syna gogueInterruption of a Marriage Cer emony. 'Yesterday afternoon, says the Washington Star of last evening, the synagogue on 8th street, between H and I, was tilled to over flowing by Isrcalites and Christians to wit ness the marriage ceremony of Mr. Solomon Ci.ro, ol New York, to Elizabeth Abrahams, of this city. iThe reader, Mr. Jacobsou, commenced the service by delivering the nuptial address or sermon in English, in which he spoke of the duties ot husband and wife to each otUr and to the world. During its delivery the lather of the groom, Rabbi Caro, who was to have taken part in the ceremony, had been seated to tbe left of tbe desk. At its close be was beckoned to by Mr. Jacobson, but instead of continuing the ceremony, he took a position in front of the young couple and addressed them in Hebrew, saying that it was against his conviction to continue the service in the reformed style ; that he was orthodox, and could not allow the ceremo ny to proceed. The bridal party remained in their places a few minutes, and then the tbe bride telling the groom that they had tetter return to bcr father's, they walked down the aisle, and, taking the carriages, immediately proceeded to Mr.- Abraham's residence. These proceedings caused considerable surmise on tbe part of those present who did not understand the Hebrew tongue, but it was soon learned that the Rabbi objected to the ceremony because ot the absence ot the canopy, the use of which the strictly or thodox Israelites (of which he is one) hold to be an essential part of their marriage cci- niouy. iuis canopy, which is maac oi Dine ilk, and supported by Kwr post .held 1 young men of the congregation, is supposed to represent the blue arch of heaven. It is not used by the Reformed Hebrews, and it is represented on behalf of tho congregation here that they simply granted tlu youthful couple (who are neither cf them members ot this branch ot the Church) the use ot the synagogue without any stipu lation being made as to ine use ot the cano py, i hat any misunderstanding or mtei ruption should have occurred is deeply re gretted by them, but they could not foresee that granting the use ot the synagogue sim would lead to such a result as it did in this ,sc. The audience left the synagogue, most oi them disappointed, but a number who had invitations to the house of Mr. Abrahams proceeded thither. Here the bridal party had arrived, and after evening prayers the father ot tbe bride signed tbe marriage contract, and the ceremony was performed with all the forms and symbols nsed by the orthodox Israelites. A canopy was raised in. the centre of the room, the polls at the corners being held by the bystanders, and the groom with the groomsmen and brides maids having taken their positions under it the bride was called in, and the Rabbi, after the perliininary prayer, read tho marriage contract and the ring having been handed, to him by the groom he placed it on the finger of the bride, and the pair partook l nuptial wine. Rabbi Illowy read the seven benedictions, and tbe wine having been again presented was drank by the couple. In conclusion the glass was broken by Dr. Illowy on the hearth. A Locomotive Taking Water at Full i Speed. The process of filling a locomotivo tank with water while the train is at full speed is a novelty in this country, though it has long liecn practiced in Europe. The Hudson River road is trying the experiment A description of the process is thus given by the Argus : " X trough has been constructed at a point on the road, in tho center of the track, twelvb hundred feet in length, fifteen inches in depth, and eighteen inches wide, lined with sheet rion, heavily painted. This trough i3 peifectly straight throughout the twelve hundred feet A short distance to the north and east of it is a spring which supplies it with water, the trough holding 10,000 gallons, which can be let into at will. Locomotive No. 400 has been fitted out with ail ingeniously formed pipe, curling from the manhole in the tender, down through the latter, in a position inside of the hind trucks, where the pipe forms a half circle, ay the end cf which is the nozzle, which always points the way the engine goes. Fastened to this nozzle is an iron bar, which connects with a bar from a point near the fireman's box, by which, when the lecomotive comes to the trough, tho nozzle o:-; pipe can be dropped instantaneously irto tho water, while the train is running at the rate of thirty miles an hour. The nozzle sinks to oniy a depth of two inchts in. the trough, yet even at that depth, when the 1.200 feet is passed, over 1,634 gallons of water will be found in the tender. Tho fi -st experiment in taking water occurred recently. The locomotive dashed over the rt.ils, even to which is the trough, at the rate ot' 35 miles tbe hour. As the nozzle struck tiie water, the fluid rushed into the tender with a roar like a young Niagara, and when the trough was left behind, the lire mau found his tender full. Every move ment was crowned with success, and the locomotive, later in tiie afternoon, was ai ti'ned to the New York special train, which left Poughkccpsie at 4:15 P. M., which train proceeded to New York without stopping a.iy where, a feat ai once novel, and giving promise of greater deeds in the future. It is next proposed to locate a trough between Catskill and Hudson aad points on thu Ccn- ' tral road, so that in time trains, aided by tliis process of stopping nowhere for water,'; n.av run through to Chicago in . 24 or 26 hours,' . -, ,