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Cuu uoajinn ono jcsr loo CO
Haifa column ono year - 30 00
Quarter column one year 18 CO
Bjicolul No.ioe, pp.r lini . 15
EuoineM Curd of nut more thiiu lino
fur one jnr . . . . , j jp
alarriago nnd death notleei frco, . , -
lm-, nuhret Corner t PnMIt Bqaor
T H It IH Si
Fr ono fr, payable In Ri1ra4 - - - $1 0)
For nix month... pnynlilc In ml t. lire - - - 1 Oe
Fur tluco tnontli. nnrnhle in Kdvtnee - - - l
WM. GLENN, Proprietor.:'
[From Philadelphia Home Weekly.]
W woro children tiiiit tlu r, nnd I ;
Oil, bonntil'iil mui niiij: I oli. eh-ur the td;y!
We renin. d l.jji.lher tliriMifli wmel hiiiI Ibid,
Wt drank the pe'rliiine I lit- ivii.l Hump Yield;
M'u crinhed llio liilti-ici!)it, 1 1 r i J t r nir litml,
Ami their j;mU1 dust jilul'-il llie dni-y rod :
Aud ivc 1 1 : i -i. "n r '.in"t r, , 1 1 . 1 r,irc
With our fnee liDed t.nr ln.nvu hnd-i bi.ic
Tocnleh tho plury llmt rippl'-d down
Over the mei-!-, mid river, i.nj tuvn.
Wo tt Alt lied I lif Tun'nuy rum Id 'Un,
And the hynriiiili lull I'.unt perl'miies
And we gitthrrcil ini' iin n. r out of the n.ld,
And rare pond lilic.-i with In itrl nCrdd,
At ultfht, on thi' nvnll of breezy hill,
AVc ant mid tvorxliippi-il the I vili:;ht otill;
'Aud the whippnoiwill un' in the (i.n hs-onie
Ami the lull moon Hi h.-r I l..,.J.,rd lump
And wo w the purple lln.di of the d iy
Glow paler and r, tie. n hide uwiiy.
And when tho alur.-i reine out in the nky,
And the katydid's voice m.-e eh i.r un 1 hi'h,
And the cricket chh-ped in the hmv: he;n lit d.v,
And the iiitiMcul river run o'er ih-' ici,;e,
Aud tlio mint n,.e white its the wintry kiiuw.
And Ihu eli's in the breeze nwnyed to r.n 1 fro
Wo at together, mid htin.l hi l-.Inid
Vc tr.ivele.il in funey nil ilreitmhoiil
Wo laid our phnm for (he eoiniii,. lime,
Wlien the world v.ouhl lu j r."ee. und lil'u
We Raid we would ornsn the c.-intt rn .' en i,
8moll Iiiiliu' k'!cch nnd Anil.y'j hmxe
Talk love together benrutli the pulais,
And flnnd in the tilcuee of Italy 'a eulms ;
tics HUimvta iiih I'roi.i the Alpine h:.i"hi
J'rom Nurwiiy hchold tho w,ii,,-i-n l.ightj
Climb Buered Sii'iil, mid there in nug
Look down on the hmd Hie l'i-"ph -1 miw,
And by JeriiMilein's ruined Imvpi-i
tephro tlio wreck of her gidd. n houri.
.Ch, 'twe delieiouii the l it li idnntiiin grew,
Aud tho creamy bnuiiiiin vseie T.et ith the
The umber orinla llnhed ll.ri u;;h the flowerii,
And tho bulbul sun"; in the cranio bowers j
And Lenenili the :Ivcr Inin of ths t,tura
AVe beurd tlio tinkle of soft jruitar.1.
Oh, tho royul midniyhli. ; the enlm. -iwctl day I
Oil, the h;iii;iorounoi.ii8 uud the'tn ilijrht hm;p !
The wnvtn rippled lijhtly of lln.t himjiIi sen
Aud lifo wan mi Kdeii to him e.i:d to me.
Ah, It uo'irl this world i loeold!
Tho miiisetu'iire xahle I mi. -a the red 'dd
Tho Bin that uueep o'er mo ore chilly und
Tho wiudu through tho dead Icireii relcnlhwly
The univeriie hohU for me only n kiiivc
V'hern wild roues hloi.Miin und jjrepii willowd
I euro not I'orsotilhh.ri'lrt, with orange a ud aim
1 am lie oU'h of Uuly' breeze of balm
For me all tho liejit of thi- er.rih is no dim !
Heaven would not l.e heaven if absent from ii'i'i.
Description of Queen Emma.
The l'ollowin is a descriilioii of the
Queen of the Sandwich Islands, who is
now in New York : ' (Jueen lamina
(wee Mies Kmiiiti JJooke) was born on
the 2d of January, lHilti. and is. eonsc
quently in In?'.' thirty-first year.. .She
is tho Queen -)ovacr of Alexander
Lilioliho Jvamehameha born Feb
ruary !, lHiil, and died in NovoinUr,
18U:J. Tho late Kimr wttssueceedod by
li is brother, Lot Kaiuchanieha '., born
December 11, l.SJJO, and now i ciuino;.
Tho jiresetit luoen has had but one
child u prince who died at tho aye
of four years. Tho lato husband of
Queen J''nima was an adopted child of
King Kamehamcliu HI., whodied .De
cember l.", Jrul, leaving Ifim the
Jhrono. The personal appearance of
Queen Emma, is (juito attractive and
ladylike. She is of the medium height,
Avcll and comjiiK tly built, and has a
binile continually playing about her
regular lent tires. AViih an olive com
plexion, jet Muck hair, lustrous dark
eyes, ami an easy though Majestic de
meanor, she would bo taken' by even
veteran travclcii for a Creole buly oi'lhe
Gulf const or of tho Antilles. She
dresses in plain black, and shows no
jewelry. In fact, she can bocompared
to no royal personage in her stylo and
tfcneral appouraneo iuiIosh to' Queen
Victoria. SheHpcak English perfectly
lind is quite entertaining in conversa
tion and accomplished in manner."
A Fatal Drinking Wager .
A foolish wngor wus made at a wino
ehop in Paris, which resulted in U.alh.
At a breakfast, where tlio conversation
: turned on the quantity of drink which
It permm could ;uiker ft' liricklayer,iiam
,td Florentine, mitUo u bet, "that ho
Would drink twelve glasses of wine
while the clock of the Tuilerios was
striking twelve. Ilcdrunk three gins
kob botoro tho clock had Hlrtick. three
.times. At tho next glass he slopped to
breatluv. At thy neventh he began to
drink more elowly, but, making an ef
fort, bo drank oil tho eighth glass. IIo
then turned very pale, and breathed
With dillieulty. ' His friends wished to
' Btop tho vagcr, but he said ho would
fioon, come what might, and swallowed
the ninth glass. He had hardly empti
ed tho glass, w hen ho fell down bi ug -
lets. A burgeon wits sent for, hut, in
unit of all his efforts, tho foolish uuu
died in three hourt;
[From the Philadelphia Age.]
The Wigwam--The Great National
Council Hall---Full Description
of the Immense
Tlii'lrii'iiilnf .TdlitiKim mid (lie I'liion
littvi" i rccle'il fur tho rt'ci jit inn of the
Cmivi'iitii'it it i iiiti ioti mui 'oniin(i(li(ni.i
Ptlilitc. AV' took (M'fiision Homi diiyH
tsPM-c t ' ':tk of it r.! ilosio-m-ij ly tin
ni'chitcct. hut on t lit- eve ol' it- ( iiiiiih'
tion wo ltnvc tlinttlit it wotihl. 1k in
tci'C' litiL' to our riitdcru (a givo it full
which is oiiHti'iictoil of Imtii'il.-t, mill
tiitiiiiti'tl in tin; fciitor of ti Iiiil.o ojh-ii
'puce, iiicimr (iiini-il nvi'tiiic, innl he
tween jNilii'teetith tucl Twciij ict h
t-livi't.J. iiliuni't iliieclly in front of (ii
rttt' l College, l'iiihi'h ! pit i: 's .i oiiiic-i
inoii tunc nt to t ho memory ol it ilvpiirted
citi.eii. It is ejisy to of nciosfroiu
the remotest limits of tho oily, seei:il
of our usseli;.;vr ntihvtiy lines i,i:;.'iiifr
in ( lose j.i oxiinity to it. TiiesM ih lurc
is one of the l.'.ris! in (he I'tiilcd
Slities, erected for jittrely political nir
I'os. s. , Jt nlinosl eijimls in uy.u that
occupied hy the S.tnitury Fair, on Lo
an S piare. The tiiiildinir i-t two stories
hlL'.i. Willi a limit ttpcii 1 1 r 1 avenue
of 1 lii j'et t. it tail the entrances are three
in numlicr. the main or center ciilrance
hciny; a l-.iroy iiildin di'or. llil'n t wide,
lending into tlio vest iluile, while on
lli sfde arc miuiIIit i n'. ranees. Tin;
doom to 1 he galleries are t.t-the east
and west ends of the l'ront i! rtn lure,
'l'he rooi'i-? id' hoards, donhh'd. and will
he covered with pilch. This latfer
tviivl, w:is eoiiinieiu'ed yc.-lerday. Tho
diil iiice !'"i.in the i;ni:ud to the eves
is twciit -ciht feci, and l y a ri.-e of
twelve feet at an ohihptea lij'.le the roof
covers the o-allei-ies. -.'oliniilis placed
twelve feet apart, and c.U iidinUn on
c.ii'li si.h; from th'j ends t 1' t he '.ilh t ies
to the ve.'-lihtile; snpiMirt the roof. The
hnildiii'r i: it very substantial one, tho
toiilrat'tor having K'.tpcrhttended tho
entire wotl; of ereclimr the haine. and
hy lieintr 'eonsftiitly on hand has de
vised Means to provide against i'.ecidents
of any kind.
V the liniiii entrance, on (iirard
avenue, yon enter the vcslihule, which
is iwi lee feet wide and I'm ty foe I lon.if,
reai. hiti,!; fri'tn the laro foi ling doorto
Ihe lohhy. J5y the doois which h-nd
to the galleries tin entrance can also ho
had into this aoartincnt. The contrac
tor (k'.'e'.'vc.; '; at tlcdit lor tho ndmi
l ithlo rra!t;r"i,iPiits perfected in pro
viding nmj'le o(;iii lor tho delegates to
c'ller mid leav e tho htrncturo. 'J'he
doors are ofoood hio, and k construc
ted us to admit a laro audience within
it few minutes. Hy passin;.; (hrottidi
Ihe vestihtdo yon can enter the com-mittor-i'ui.ms
on tic east, the hamiuel-itiL'-room,
tele,:;nipli tdliee, &e., on the
west. From this apartment access can
he had to tho
which is "nii-circulur
in front. but ter-
miiiiitvs bv i ;;;hi.-itiile.s tit the
end. 'J'iiieo thotisand poinonscan be
comfortably seated in these quarters.
Set lets and benches are to bo here
placed for tho accommodation of the
delegates and invited guests. The floor
of tho am; h;t healer r; constructed of
boards, ami from it a splendid view t an
be had. of the whole interior of the
structure. Elevated siats commence
from tho amphitheater, and extend
up on tho eiut und west tides; lurming
which are very extensive, and will ac
commodate fiiiout seven thousand per
sons. They are constriictbd in tho
same style as those built for tho Fourth
of July celebration in independence
Square. A vrll of boards divides the
upper and lower galleries. To tho up
per, the entrances will be from the
doors by cither side of the muni en
trance on (iirard avenue. Only ladies
and their escorts will bo admitted to
(he lower tier of seats, while tho upper
circle will be set apart for gentlemen
alone. Aboard partition, throe feet
high, will divide tlie.amphithcater and
galleries. , '
r ,. it , , , r .i i
tor the accommodation ot the speakers
. , i , .. ,. : , , . !i
and secretaries, is erected at the ex-
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t remo end ol tho building, ami is
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twenty-live tect square. 1 rom its ex-
4,. ,..:it.: . i ci- .
tromiiies will r so an re h ( 1 thir y-six
, , ,.
rii homli, t tit il rv ,iioi I i 'I v.tv l I U (I
... . .... .... I .
1 lilt UlllW'oU H'tll It., iilifilll.l.ol lit-
tho eoat-of arms of the diiferont Com
T ' ' . ."' V. tv "1 ..'
Pennsylvania, the Key-
stone Slate, forming the etqwtono, or
center, of tho arch Immediately be-
low this arch tho emblematic bird of
liberty will be jinrclted. Am)loaeeom-
luodations have heen made lor tho
of tho press throughout tho country,
'i'. ,i.i ... i i . . . . ., . .1 . . , J
j 1'ablos capable of seating about throo
buiidrod persons, will bo placed direct -
j ljf in front of tho speaker b stand. No
I previous occasion ever attracted tho
same attention from journalists that
this will receive in all parts of tho Vni.
ted States. The city press will bo fully
represented, wbilo New York imd oth,
cr States will have on hnnd full delegn,
tioim from thor leading journals. ,A!
room, tastefully furnished, id net apart
its a retiring room ior tho members of
tlio press, whore they enii wrilo out
their reports, before Icavim; tho structure.
Tho tjitce under tho elevated seats
lias been divided into small rooms for
committee and oilier purposes. On
the east side, the National Johnson
Cltih have constructed a handsome
committee chamber, 110 bv 10 feet, and j
near bv it is a small room to bo used
as a telegraph olliee. Jiiroct coniiitnd
cution will bo cslablishi'il with tlio ten
ter of tho oily und all pails of tho
country. In addition to there apart
ments, a spaciottii room. 2D by r(l foot,
bits W i n constructed $ baiin'.tet ilii?
put'i wvv hich will be one ol'lhe iinesl
(liniu-rooiii.s in the city. Thi 'com
mittee rooms, and in fact all therootns.
will ho properly ventilated, ami liio
galleries vvitl be'woll lighted by wind
ows jilaccd in tho ctift and we: t ends
of tho WiiWiiM. In the rcarof'tho
structure retiring rooms are erected.
From tho committee rooms access can
bo bail into the amphitheater by
small entry-ways. Tho
nro () bo on a irnmd seal". The in
terior (if the buldini; will present it
handsome appearance.
Married the Wrong Lady.
Love is a very uncertain thing, and
it is not very safe to be loo cerlaiu of
the symplons until thcyaro unmisii'.ka
ble. 'ii'iiua has been slircd it) lately
by the comical result of a t!::ui;,o love
story. It seems that in the house of
one Herr Kuloio, a teacher of langua
ges, Ir. Kant, a young physici.'.n, hap
pened to make tlio acquaintance of a
young lady burdened with some prop
erty, and thirty years of ago. '1 ho lady
being uniinrried, evinced mmo inler-
1 1 s: in i lie young out rallicr uoaslicl
doctor. She made love to him. in fact,
very strongly, and persuaded him to
visit her at her house. lint, alas! he
loved another lady. One evening,
while ( onvcrsing with him, she said :
"With your favorable idea of matri
mony, may I ask if you over thought of
marrying youiseir.' '
Jm Kant sighed, and his eyes resting
on the ground, hesitatingly muUjrcd
in reply ;
"1 have already thoughtof marrying
and made my choice, but "
"Jittt? ' Ihe lady hastily interposed.
"lint," ho continued," the lady i.-. rich,
very rich, and 1 rut poor. I am . il !
I could hardly aspire to her luii,!; ; i I
rather than allow myself to bo uvo
with sordid designs, I viil bury
passion in my bosom and leave it ini
avowed lbrcvcr.
At an early hour the following day,
however, she hi look hersi If to a solici
tor and in a legal lorm declared her
wiali to present ami hand over as bis
property the sum of ljll,Hii guilders
tfl.'i.in.'n.) to :-Ir. Kant. Vhen the
document had becMjignod, countersign
ed and duly completed, slu sat down
in the olliee, enclosing it in an elegant
j envelope, added tho lollowing note
"Dkah Sih: J 1
. j inclosinir a naner which I hone will
I 'IV i 1 il II i -K T.l.oullfii
remove the obi-lade in the wnv of voitr
"lielii've me, Ac. Ai.u i:Mautim."
lr. Kant lor he, aud no other, was
the individual aihlre-se I wa:,thehap
pijst. man in tho warld on receiving
this generous cpiatle. Ilcjiai ring 'tii
once to the piu'eols of tiie i'laulciu
Fishel, tlio lady of his love, he propos
ed lor and received the hand of a girl
who had been lhittercd by Lb; delicate
though unmoved attentions. His re
ply to Alico .Martini, besides containing
his siueei'esst thanks, contained two
rir't ti (,'c n'.s.Vc, linked together by Ihe
significant rose-colored ribon. '.Miss
.Martini forthwith sued the happy
bridegroom lbr restitution, but u; no
jiromiso of inarriago liad been made
'.ho tiiso was, by two suecer -'ive courts,
decided against her.
Hard on the Tax Collectors.
This comes all tho wev from Ore-
Another story is that in it certain.
county tho Chinamen had learned to
know tho tax collector, and paid witU-
, t t j , ,. ' , 1 ,
out suspicion whenever no came round;
i,,,, . ,,i, , ,'
but know ing that attempts were made
, ; , " ., ,
j to impose upon them, oi course rejoird
, , ' ...
every body else as a swindler. An
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! election res ill ted in another oilicial be-
i ! .... I I 1 1 . i i I.
f I host' . m rut luii n it ihii. oi in
I ' i
co ect t lev refused to on v. 1
y re j used to pay
Jo was
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T , " '"' T
l' lu'' !.um U!T a,VlWt
; " ''.VV,. "'N V' , TullMUUC 1 ."
would a dressed pig, brought their cap
tive up town uiidjianded him over to
the proper au'horilies, with a selfs.it-
ltelied "niueli cutcboo wobber, consci
, ous of having at tho hanio time rid
, tcmselvcs of an enemy, and nndereil
good service, to tho community. . The
joke wtis such a L'ood one. and was so
mirciUssly kept ulivo by the friends
of the victim, that the poor fellow was
, obliged, in Helf-defen.se, to resign his
oflieo and, quit the neighborhood. ,
, .
twr ili'H. Calhoun, the widow of John
0. Culhoun, died nt iVndlelou, S. C,on
tho :5th tilt.
[From the Milwaukee Sentinel.]
[From the Milwaukee Sentinel.] The Course of Double Love--A
Wolverine Circumvented by a
ago, a j'oung lady
prepossessing ajipearaneo madehcren
try into (ho lashonable circles of Sagi
naw, .Michigan. She ws.s possessed of
Ijeiiuty. and rumor snid she was posses
sed of. house m nd lands and green backs.
Suitors flocked around her like bees
around a fragrant flower, and on one
after another of the young Jlicbigan
dcrs propood. was rejected, and went
away (list (insulated. Two suitors, how
ever, possessing brave hearts, refused
to bo daunted by tho previous ill for
tum of their as-.,( intes, and made love
io the fair one assiduously. Their im
portunities were tit last rewarded, and
they went borne with tho. full conci-ou.-iR.-M
that they ios-sse.I tho fair
(laiiisi l's (ruo hive. Tho young lady,
liowever, did ml li el quite as comfiir
table, for t he found herself engaged 1o
be niarri' il to two voting men, with
the law against bigmay ( taring her
full in the face. She tried in vain to
pick a qmurel with one of t bent. They
were both the most agreeable men, ro
fit 'ing to lake umbrage at tho most ex
acting of her demands.
At last the condition of aiVairs bo
came unendurable, rnd she resolved to
rid herslieif of one of her lovers; but
which one to discard she could not tell
for she loved both alike. She there
fore h it it entirely Jo the gallantry of
tho lovers. She told one of them she
could not marry him. and gave her
reasons. I Io very gallantly gave up
all ( bom to his rival. Im't the young
lady did not know her own heart, for
she i n, in u nt for him again, and vowel
that him only did she love, and him
oi.l v did she love, and him only would
she wed. So No. 2 was east adrift, and
the llrst Mentioned luxuriated in tho
smiles of bis adored one. Prepara
tions for the nuptials commenced in
eat nest, tho young Michigander dis
bursing freely from liispurso to defray
the expenses of the occasion. Hut lov
er No. , who. by the way, is a young
'tlilwaukiun. threw himself into the
m;ei:eii s way. I ho Sight ol tins hon
est lladger completely exelipsed the
charms of the 'Wolverine for a time,
and she returned on the evening before
her appointed bridal, much troubled in
spirit. She asked her lover to wait till
kn o'ciot ill1 her linal del Islon. This
ho reluctantly consented to do, using
at the same time bis utmost endeavors
' i convince her that duty und inclina
tion should prompt her to fulfill ' her
vows. Shout last gave a renewed
priiiiiiso to be his on the Morrow, and
ho went home, happy. IIo hud gone
but it f-'W minutes wlo n a ring came to
the door. The young lady went to an
swer it, when, behold! it wasthoyouiig
represe'.uative from the "Cream City. '
lie extended ono hand for IVieudly
gril ling she extended loth arms and
fell upon his bosom. Thy inmates
of the house hca. d a imi.'o at the door
and went to eo what occasioned it, but
ail v.'tis dark und silent. ai;d jiot iiing
could bo found. of the lair-young bride.
She had gone forever from the ga.e of
the young AYolvorino, and she Willi her
husband, arrived in .Milwaukee a few
days since, tho wife fully .convinced
that she' had niado a right decis
ion ia her choice of a partner tor life,
If she docs not change her mind before
!.e honeymoon is over, wo will be very
muck mistaken.
The Aristocracy of Crime.
A lleFlmi torn k t ti . lent mj p:
bliujil' mui eti oieuiii iiinv liidu t licit lieu If
l i'l'uic llie curptt".sii! ii.XKi imico of tl.o lieyu
(in.ttlli el Wellli i li'.uinnl from bui(jliiry
'iiirtlury -onfescd, glerieil in, tiiiut: ihIio.
uii'l liuislily ivwnriltj. We Imvo hi our vN
cioily two ir.i inliers uf this elas'i ol wthliy
iiicii. Oiin 1h Clnirlir Ailains tlic leblier ol
die t'oscorj b'.mlt, tvkn, ofttit nil llie Iml-liuli
mule over Lis detect inn, l,m Bcttt'iJ d iwn
fcr flV. u iili mii 1 1 1 tit pendent fortune on li.e
mi ti luitii ivl. U'Ii fu uiutle llie Iiiifo ot liin
ope! nt ion uikiost the bank lul'e, oii.l diivcs
u s!u.(l d ijiin w i t li llie .br'nlu wl.om his
me, c-ifiil Hiceu! iliou s liuvc cnulilt d liiiu lo
miiriy h illiiu a month mst, ciivieii hy nil lu
poor in d li one-t t neigliliorg, 'flio ether
lloi-iwo Aniiiii, the licro ol tho Mill ladder
nj'crui inn. who en n ieil a million utd u hull
ol iniMiey in brcud d.i) li(.'lil fiun the cmmN
iiig-itmai uf u I'lirhhiitl Niw Yoilv lin.lier,
ml who ho;) Lien hi it; widen Ihe vvtik,
:tv.-t in the fi-itirity fitmi Briest, whieli w:is
one el' the Iciiiisnt bis liurguin, m.d bou-sl ior
In tlio udinii delect ivtt uiul S) u r i ;g men
hIh molds Iti fiiii in ri, of the cool bundled
tliinisinil which In) cnrriiB iQ tiict picket mi
Ibu icbull ef his Fpccii'iilhiiiK.
v.'-y-'J.N C'Liu leniun, lowu, recently,' Ihe
fi ll nils of oi, I le u iu it und ludy wlin lud
tnutiinlly plighted their Irnlli. wuie invited to
feo lliftu mmlo (nu. Tins clcrgyninn ciinie,
nnd tit ( ( i!e cubic, 'I lie In Ida was rendy,
Bin) ihe li i.IgeriHiin wna llit'ie; but l.e, dis
tMveiin just bifoit) the IokH tvim tied, Unit
thero w,ia ii in n ly i(,'ii on tin) Lidy's prnji 'ily,
leftiiietl fo be united lo tier.
frif "Loyal" men in New Orleans
lire sighing for ono day of flen. Butler's
rule. ' 'Would ono day stifllco for' the
li'nlmir mnl nn eel' ! 11 it nlV nil tl.ot (l.i,.
. loval ' men would feel at liberty to lay
I their hands on under Butler's rule?
Pat's Potatoes.
A certain Lady .Middleton, contrary
to her mo l earnest wishes, unblessed
with tmy children. After an absence
of several years with her liege lord in
England, she returned with him to re
side, for a t-hort time on ono of their
Irish estates. As tho carriage drove
up to tho mi.'isioii she noticed scverul
fine looking children about tho gale,
and buying h avned thut their mother
was the v. i!': of the gate porter sho de
termined to interrogate her relative
to the cause of her fecund tyjslie there
fore, next day made her way down to
the porter's lodge, and commenced her
"Whoso children nro these, my good
They arc all
"What! three
my own, my
Infants of the same
I hail tho."o three
"Ved, inv ladv
the last time.''
"How long nro your married?''
' Three years, your ladyship."
"And how many children
At last came tlio question of all ques
tions, bow she t ame to havo tho chil
dren. The poor woman, not knowing what
this catechism nieiit, not knowing how
to wrapt up in delicate words, her idea
of cause and effect, blushed and grew
confused nnd at last for want of some
thing better to say, replied :
"I think it must bo tho potatoes, inv
lady." l
This unfolded theory of population
was quite new to Lady Middleton.
whose c age rly asked :
"The potatoes? do you eat much of
"O yes. lady; very seldom we lajve
bread, and so tako tho potatoes all the
year round."
(i really agitated with her new in
formation, the ladv continued her
quest ions ;
" -v in pray wnere io you get your
potateef V"
To (bis question who received a "r.ti
factory answer.
"Well," said Lady Jliildleton, "send
mo r. cart load of tlio.-o potatoes, aad
tho steward shall pay you well for
t'boi tly after her i"adyrhi ro.--e to
leave tho house, and indeed had loft it,
when the matron ran ufrji', and blush
ing i'..-! she put the question ;::kid;
"An, then, my lady, is it lo have
children that vou want to get tho po
t.tocs?" It was tho lady's turn to blush, and
she confessed that it was.
"lUcau -o, J 'm thinking, my lady, in
that ease. Fat had better take the pota
toes himself"
A Righteous Judge.
A man mimed Crn:ie, ho hud . been enn
vitMed.of cntiuiiiltiiijr a nip im uti innocent
K i rl, wn-i iidi)rc(ied in llie fcllwing "phiin"
tulk by Tu'ii;c Villi linrni, of lljinnin, while
the I tdiir mis i;rououncin(f Crniio's sentence:
Yon huvo been coiivi -tcd of onu of ilr.i moat
revolting climes, bi.J the lircuinsluiRU ore
i.f a jiceuliiu ly nggiuvuling imtiiro. Your
tiuture l ilt, brt'iunu bru'.uliz-d, until you ure
al liiiu lime inuio u brine ihun a luimiui
beint; Not Fatisfleil with liuving occitin
pjished ymir own vilUinnlni pin poses, yon
he'd the bnnd't of Jou pnftr' victim while
miotlici htuU'Ii perpi'lrutcd the 6umu (lund
lah clinic of which you Imve been convicted.
In nil my experience I have never lieuid ofn
crime hi) lion ililo, I c.v(ctid the jury would
Kt'ittcnet) you to piieon fur I 1.', an J it wns
I ii hi u Ue il ch inency which indued them to
in " lit) your term m thort. Kiglit yours ol
life will bun blank. You need never Impe
firpurdon. I not only would refiio lo fijjn
u detilior. in your behalf, but if 1 thought
i-Iloit wai to bo innile in your behalf, I would
tuke the trotiblo to w rite to Ihe Governor
and iui lore l.lia md to let ynu loose upon
lliu coiiiiuuuity, lo prey upou female purity
nnd virliic.
Ham:. Such outrages as is recorded
below tiro of frequent 'occurrence in
some sections of the country. ' This ac
count is taken from tho Americas (Ga.)
llcpublieun of tho -J tit :
On Monday last, n negro man by the
name of Charles Pagan committed ono
of the mot ! diabolical crimes known in
our lain) on tho person of n young and
beautiful lady in the casteYn part
this county. We refrain from giving
lermtmo. , Sbo wai on n visit to
neighbor's w hen the negro saw her en
tor the bouse, ami Availed for her to
leave. On her way homo he overtook
her and laid violent bands on tier;
was not until she was so prostrated in
trying to prevent his object, that he
succeeded in his hellish design. After
accomplishing his purpose, ho threat
ened to cut, her throat, but by her en
treaties ami promising to say nothing
about tho matter, ho desisted, llethen
made bis escape, but wus pursued and
overtaken near Sumter City. Ho wan
then brought before the young lady
who ideiitillodhini as being tho person,
and he immediately acknowledged it.
The brother of the lady then shot liim
almost instantly, ' . , , . ,
German Sovereigns and Their
Alliances With Russia.
In view of the fact announced po
cially to tho Herald, by the cable, that
Prussia has sent a special military mis
sion to the Emperor of Bussiit on tho
"!erman question, it is proper to etiu
inernlo tho family ties subsisting be
tween tho sovereign houses of that
country nml th'e ot missm, (iormnny
and England :
I'ho sister of the Kingof Prussia w:ta
married to tho Czar .Nicholas. Tho
present Emperor of Bussia. his brothers
and sisters, and cnsi quontly nephew
and nieces to the King of Prussia.
The Princess Bovnl of Prussia is tho
eldest daughter of Queen Victoria, and
Iho sister of the hereditary PrincoMS vf
ilese l'arinstadt.
The sister of the Grand Duke of-
Hesse larmstadt is the present , Km-
pros ol liusHia.
Prince Louis, the heir to the grand
ducal crown, married tho PriuccS'i
Alice, daughter of Queen Victoria,
and sister to the Princess Bovnl of
Tho heir to tho throne of Electoral
II esse Casscl, Prince Frederick, bad for
his first wife a dautrbterof the Emperor
Nicholas, and for bis second, n Princes
of Prussia, llorcccivesii pension from,
Btissia. and bis children nro tho issuo
of his second marriage.
The (irati'l Huke of Nassau bad for
his first wife a (laughter of the Grand
Duke Michael of Bussia. She died
without leaving issue. Ho married it
second time. His sister married Prince
Pierre of Oldenburg, who resides at tho
Court of St. IVtcrsliurg.
The Grand Duka of Baden married
the daughter of the King of Prussia.
One of his Meiers is married to tho
Grand Puke Michael of Bussia, brother
of the C.ar.
Queen Olgu of Wurtomberg is bister
of tho Emperor of Bussia.
, The Grand Puko of Saxo Yv'cimnr is
the son of a sister of the C.ar Nicholas,
and the Grand Duchess, a Princess of
Holland, is likewise the daughter of
another sister of Nicholas. The sister
of the Grand Duke married the Kiug;
and Prince Charles of Prussia.
A Princc.t of Saxe Altenburg, ctisin
of the reigning Grand Duke, married
tho Grand Duko Constantino, brother
of the Emperor of Bussia.
The Duke of Saxo-Coburg-Gothu lit
the brother of the late Prince Consort
of England, and Prim e Alfred ia Leir
to the Duchy.
The Grand Duke of Mecklenburg
Schwcrin is the son of a Princess of
Bussia. Tho Grand Duko of Mooklen-bitrg-Slrelit.
married ft bister of tho
Duke of Cambridge.
His brother, Prince George, married,
a daughter of the lalo Grand Duko'
Michael of Bussia. Ho fills a high
military post at St. Petersburg. Tho
family of Oldenburg is of the sumo ori
gin as that of Bussia. A cusin of tho
Grand Duke, Prim e Pierre, received
from the Emperor Nicholas tho title of
Imperial Highness. He married -a
I'rincess of' Nassau, and one of bis
laughters married tho Grand Duko
Nicholas, brother to tho Emperor of
Bussia. .
The houses of Hanover und Bruns
wick uro nearly related to tho ! royal
family of England.
The daughter of tho lato King Maxi
milian I. of Bavaria was married to tho
lato King of Prussia.
Tho families, then, that are closely
connected with tho reigning house oi'
Kngland are those of Prussia, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha,
Hesse-Darmstact and
Mecklenburg-St relit.; wit lit he imperial
house of Busmu those of Prussia, Saxe
Weimar, Oldenburg, Mocklenburg-Slrelitz.iresso-Darm.stadtjWu
Baden and Nassau ; nnd with the liouso
of Prussia, those of Saxo-Weimar and
tey-A PurU letter-writer thm describei
the tidvantiijre of the l'rii8inns over tie Aui
tiiucs: ' Fust, the needle-gun, which, agilnst
the At'dtriun tnclici ol cIoho filitintr' with
bayonet und eiivulry charged, havo becu
irrt'Kisiib,,-; mat, tho strategy of nam ahle
militaiy leut'.er, BUppo?e,J to be Ucncrat CouuV
Moi.tkk; r,cxf, u slronjf dt'lluitu pmpofe,
Hint of uinline Germany und r I'runiiin rule.
There ftte olln r ad vuntugoa worthy of con
tiiU'riiiinu. 'I'ho I'russiaini nre of one race
nnd language the Auitriutu of many. Tho
Piu.-oiane are nil edui'uted qp to n eor'.ftlu
Htnmlird, und the army roprej-tiits Hie people.
They li.ivo been trained to Kj'mnue ic-exer- "
cie, and were able to murcli Iwoiity-flva
miles it dny, and fight after a lonj; uiruli ou
rmply B'oiniichg. This wur hu bcun loiijr
foieseen and prepurej for determined npnu
by thn (niveriiineiit. 'I'hev Wfio, therelore,
as roady to fliiii'U t licit war ut tho bi-yiuuiin;
us Am-ricum were in tlio end. tuch ii the
lesson of ihe war." ...
twy-A story is told of a Prussian
sontimd stationed on the stepsat Trop
paii, ami loft there when his company
retreated. Tho citizens attempted to
tako him a prisoner, but tho Prussian
easily defended with his bayonet tho
narrow winding stair by which alone
access could bo gained to tho utoeplo.
'They then decided on reducing him bv
famine, but the Prussian having ..with,
him it good' supply of cartridges,' an
nounced that unless ho wan vegnldrly
and well fed, ho would shoot every ono
who passed in tho streets around the
church. Tho good holdierthus oontriv
ed to maintain his possition for two
days, when Ttoppau was rooceupied
by tho Prussian, nd ho wa relive-!.

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