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Poetry. THE FIRE-FLY.
BY MARY BAYARD CLARKE.
Tin In the lT summer hnnra,
The h-si are hnmmliiR 'mid the flowers,
1 he painted butterfly's l reel
I'pon Ihe lilies epntleaa hreeat:
11 lfV Ma til mt Uie llre-ds lie, . .
AwiMhifl eTrntiiff's rtariene.l skies.
Breathes Its perfume, end aurka Hi dew
And yatSnre trenth t nor new.
When SSrlfiif InroiiKl (h ihiary sir
It startles liere, end twinkles there
just mi amid llfe'a flowers I lie,
. Aori neither bee nor butterfly.
For In these ennny bonm I Unit
That, like the Ore-fly, bit mind
Will darken If t'O Ion I rest
On raeiierr erft and nerfanted smastt
And brarliteat ehlnrawhen i thawiog
And reelltift wars a iflm-lous thltm,
It Rattier truth, e'en fnro Ita doubt.
As darkest clouds wliito snow glvo out;
VI1 t but stpthemaeV dew - a."" I-
Tlul wealed atrenKlli I may renew,
' To jrkle with twinkling llBhl ' : ' ' '
K'er twiilirht deepens Into nlttht. -
Selected Miscellany. HOW HE CAME TO BE MARRIED.
Tt may be funny. ' but I've done it. I've
got ft Tib ttnd a biihy. Hbodow departed
oyster stews, brandy cork-tails, cigar boxes,
bont-j irks, aVscoii'ting slifrt liiitlntiK, w hist
and demijohn. Shadows present hoop
skirts, hnnd-lttiea. ribbon, garters long
stoektnus, juv.Miiie dri sws, tin trumpet,
litll willow ohairs, I'mdlus. bibs, sugar
loafs, Tinrrf;orio, hive syrup, rhubarb, sen
na, units, squills, and doctore's bills. I'll
jnst t II you how I got CAUght, I WIM al
ways the daintiest, uiost tcn-custard, bash
ful Mlnw yon over did sec; it was kinde r
in my line' to bo Ukcu with the shakes eve
ry time I saw it pretty Rid nppronching me,
find I'd cross the street any time rather
than fjtcei; twssn't because I didn't like tbe
critters, fur if I Wits Velum! tbe fence look
ing lhroti(h snot hob', I could not look
lung enough. Wall, my sister Lib gnve
Intrty one night, iiud I stinted awny from
lorn beonnae I was too "bashful to face Ihe
diiikik. I hung tuouiid tbe bnusn bistling
' Old Pan Tuekrr," ilaneini; to keep my
feet warm, watching the bends Imhbingnp
and down ht hind tbu window curtains, and
wishing the thundcting party would break
up, so J conld Ret to lny room, I smoked
up i bunch ol vnrs, and tt wns Ki ttmtf
lute nn I tniKh'y iiiieonilortiible, I conclud
ed to shin up the door tinst. No sooner
Hiiid llrin done, nud I soon lounil jiijhcII
buuk in bed. , r j. ...
"Now," ruysT, 'It-l lu r rli! Iinuee till
your "wind fives' ont." And cnddlin;;
down under the quills, Morpheus grabbed
I ' dn :imlir4 of soft-shell crnbs find
stewed tri e, nid having n good time, v hen
somehoilv Lii'icked nt the door nnd woku nic
np. "linp" squill. Ilnidlow. "Hap, nip,
rap!" 'lb u 1 li' Sid hiHpf liiij;, nnd I knuw
tln re wim It Li ile 1 ill t of talHoulside. Then
Lib sji R. iiulr
'.Isok. am you there?"
"YcS," rll H I.
'i'heu euuis it lonr of laughter.
. "Lit us m," Kaid aha t
"I won't said I. "Cuu't you li t n fellow
slanrt" ' ' i ' ' "
"Are j oii bi d!" Kays shu.
"4 i.ni.t'favs f.
"tf; t Ollt," HlVS nlirs
"I won't," says I.
Then eaine uuotlur Isa!,
I!v thnuder! 1 lieian to (a t nh-d.
Het out. you iieitiooul. il scarecrow?"
cried I. . "(,'au't yon i l a beau without
hanlinq it fellow ont of bed? I won't po
Lama with you I won't, so yon may clear
Ami throwing a boot at the door, I felt
better, lint presently I beard still, small
voice, very luiiub lilu nintcrLib's, and it
"Jaeli, yon'U haro to get np, for nil the
girls' things nro there."
Oh, mercyl wlmt a )iekle! Think of me,
in bed, all (iovered with iuunH, shawls, Ikiii.
nets nnd cloaks, nud twenty pirls outside
the door, waitini; to net in! If I bad stop
ped to think I should have pancaked on the
spot. As it was 1 Mil. d nut anions tuu
bonnetware and ribbbons in a hurry. SiuiihIi
weut tliti millinery ill every direction. I
had to dreut in the dark- i'or there wax u
crook in the door, and the ffirls will prep
nnd the way I fumbled about was death on
straw hats, . The critical moment came. I
opened the door and found myself ri(jht
uuiong the women.
"Oh, my leghorn!" cried one. "My denr,
darling winter velvet!" cried another, and
Uiey pitched in- they pulled ma this tf ny
and that, boxed uiy cm, and one bright
eyed little piece Sal, her name was put
her arms round my neck, nud kissed me
right on my lips. Human nature could not
BUnd that, and I gave her as good as she
sent. It wiui the first time I ever pot the
taste, and it was powi rful good. I believe
I could have kissed that gal from Julius
CKar to the Fourth ol. July.
"Jack, "said she, "we are sorry to dis
turb you, but wou't jou sue me home?"
"Yes, I will," saij I.
I did do it, and had another mii.irk at tbe
Aitur tliat we took a kinder tnrtle dvo
after each other, bulb of oa sighing lika a
barrel of new cider when w o were aw ay
from each other.
"1'was at the close of a glorious summer
day, the ami was settiug behind n distant
Heu-roost, the bullfrogs were coinincnuing
tbeirevening sona, and polly w.),;s, in their
native mud-puddles, were preparing them
selves for the shales of night, and rial and
myself nut mon an untiqiutted buck-log,
lieteniug to the music of nature, such us
tree-toads, roosters and grunting pigs; uud
now and then the ninsie of a jackass was
walled to our ears by the gentle zephyrs
tbnt sighted among tlic million stalks, and
heavily ladun wilh the delicious odors of
ben-roosts nud pi;; styes. The last lingering
rays ot the setting snu, glancing from the
bnttuua of A solitiiry horseman, ihone
through a knot-hole in a bog-pen, full in
Sal's lace, dyeing her hair an orange peel
hue, and showing off uiy threadbare emit
to bad advautagB. ins of uiv anus was
around Hal's waist, my bond resting on th
small ol lii r latch; Iih whs toying with uiy
auburn Iocks ot jet black hue; hIki was al
most gone, und 1 was almost ditto. Hhe
lookwl lil.e a giusahopper dying with the
hiccups, and I felt like a mud-turtle choked
. with a eodttsh hall.
"Sal,".. say I, iu a vuico oa musical us
the noted ol a dying swan, "will you have
Bha ran d her ejvi LeuTcuward, and
clasped mo by the hand, had nn attack of
the heaves and blind staggers, and with a
sigh tliat drew uurbhoestnus to her pulatu,
' Hho gave clear out thi n, and quattc.diti
limy lap. . J buggcsl uer till J brokuiuy sua.
spenders, and lier breath smelt of onions
una had eaten two weeks botore. )
Wi 11, to make a long story short, she set
the dny, and wo practiced for four weeks
every liight now wa would enter tun room
to bo umtried, till we nut so we could walk
as gracefully as it eonnlo of Museovv ducks
Tbu nighty Ihe company and the minister
came, the sigtinl was imvcu, and arm and
nnn we went through the hall. We Mas
just enUiriug the parlor door, when down
I Went kerslap on the oilcloth, pulling Kal
ufter me.; 'Soma enssed lallop had dropped
a Liiiiana sn.tr ou tua Uoof uiut it lloorcilme.
It snlit au nwl'iil hole in tiiv etirisimeres.
right andor mydrest ooat Uiil ' It was too
lute, to buck out; ao elaapiug uiy build over
it, we marclietl in ami were spliced, and
taking a aflat, 1 1 watched tho klssing-the-
urido otieration. . ii V 'roouiuiau was tiuhL
and be kissed her till I jumped up to take
tt ailtun, when, ob, horror! a little sii-yoar
imp bad crawled beluuu ma and pulled m
shirt through the hole iu uiy runts, un
junued it to tba ohair, ao tliat when I jtimp
ad uuldisulayed to the imtouihbed multi
tude a trifle more whits musllu than was
pleaanutr The omo giggled, tba men
roared, uud I got mud, but wua finally put
to bed, nnd there my troubles ended. Good
nighL ,;. i . : . ..; , : ,:. , j
'--M'eaver, who was recently aonteaoad to
be banged for murder by tba military com
mission in Texas, and upon whose case At-'toruey-Ueaeral
Hour gave au opiuion uot
long ago, baa escaped. One of his guards
rau an ay with him. - V -
A SLEEPLESS PHENOMENON.
A SLEEPLESS PHENOMENON. Four Years of Continued Wakefulness.
A Tery singular am of wakafHlneaa, aaya
the Lancaster (!'.) Express, of June '22,
has just been brought U notice. A man
named Joseph HcrrJ a 'eabi not maker, re
siding in Lampeter annaro, and ,bout (XI
yeura of age, fins not bed half-hour's cod
tinnons sleep for nearly fonr years. About
fnnr years since a dsnghter of Mr. Herr
became ill, and he watched at her bedsido
day and night for six weeks, when alio
died. All this time he took no sleep, KtaN
ing that he felt no desire for it A few days
after the death of bis daughter ho ran a
nail into his foot, and this confined him to
bis bed for seven or eight weeks, not an
honr of which time could he obtain sleep.
After recovery from bis wound ho still failed
to obtain rest Horn sleep, and so tho mat
ter continued to go on Irom week to month,
and from month to year. Ilia health baa
suffered, and he complains of great debili
ty. He applied to s leading physician or
this city, who prescribed for him a strong
opiate, but it had no more effect upon bim,
as he says, than ft snap of his Anger. He
again applied to the same physician, re
questing that the dose be increased. To this
the physician ohjeoted, stating thai it would
be dangerous. lie (aid he did not care, and
another opiata was prepared strong enough,
it is alleged, to put three or four ordinary
men to sleep and never wake np again.
This had a better effect than the first, and
the physicinn refused to administer any
more dusos of that kind, but advised his
patient, as a last resort, to pet on a "high
old bender," This eTperiment has not yet
been triod, and it may lie a ipiestion wheth
er he ran swallow enough liquor to produce
intoxication and soporifcroustiess. Mr.
Horr is a sober and industrious man, but
in eonseipienee of bis malady is nimble to
do any kind of physical labor. It i cor
tainly n strange cse.
A Talk with a Lion-Tamer.
LENGEL FIVE TIMES WOUNDED.
A lion-lnmcr named Lengel was si verely
bitten in the leg by a lionoasin dim lesion,
K. O.i in ApriL aud is still iliulle.l in ei ni
ne, (u. nee of ihe wound. One ofthcChar
leMon J apeis describes a visit to bim as
"Wc found Mr. Icngcl lying down road
ing, uot stiileruig milch, but very restless.
Ho is ai.parently about 32 or 11 1 Jims ot
ago, bill is really ten years older, ne told
lis that he is n native of 1'hiladclplii.t, nnd
Lns been engaged in the llon-tnming bnsi
uensfor IS years during which tiuie he has
nerved in the circussvs of J. M. June, S. li.
Howe.l'hine.is T. Itanium, Ilaigbt .V Cham
bers, Vnu Ambtirgh. Hnyniend A Co., f'nst
ello and Am-s, tho latter of which be is
With at present, June is dead. Hoiveaud
Itanium have quit the business, Hai .dit A
Chambers f il' d ill Texas two years ngo.
IfftMit k Ciistello arc now 'showing lnCal
ilomin. ' . i
' lu answer to a iU. i-lion as to bis Inau
Ih r of turning lions, he n pl ed nt length,
saving tli it 'itwesa gift of nature, wilh
lilm. 'I have no fear of them, l'eople tell
me every time 1 get a wound that it ought
to be a warning to mo, uud should make
mo fear to w in the caue nuaiti. Hut ii
doe ii't. Vhen 1 m away from the lions
I get honics'ok, and when ! can go wh-re
they are und uiy wounds prevent uiu irom
going into the cage, I K' t more bom .ick
still. I never met any lions I could nut
taiiie. Thfc yenrs ago I turned Cvc in
New York, which, while in Europe, had
killed ore man and badly mnngled another,
who had attempted to tame them. In three
weeks after they were put in my charge
they were as tame as 1 wished, thougb he
fora they were considered untamable. I
very soi.luni use forco in tuuiiug them, bnt
soiuutiiues it becomes uecessary kindness
is my usual plan; I am always careful to
keep my eye upon them.
"Every oue who has seen 'The lion-tamer'
leaving the cage alter bia feat ol lying
dowudiniong the lious, putting his f.et on
their beads, feeding them, nnd filing oft'
f istols, has doubtless noticed how c.iielnl
le was stepping out backwards very de
liberately, aud watching closely the beasts
which always advanced upon bim. In
speaking of this, bo suid; 'If I did not
keep my eye upon them they would jump
at me. They have sense enough to know
that I am retreating from them, and they
guin courage; thcro is uiore danger to mo
at this time, than nt any other. If the lions
were nt liberty, I would fear to go near
them. Some people think that a lion born
in Auieriea is more dts'lile, partaking less
of the savage nature of the brute, thau one
born in Africa or Asia. Not so. I would
rather have to tame a litter born in either
of the last two mentioned places than a lit
ter born in this country the latter are more
duugorous and less easily tallied.'
"Mr. Lengel has been bitten a number
of times by lions, lionesses we should have
aaid, uh the males have never doue ao; the
lionesses,' an id be, 'uro more treacherous
and dece itf .1 than the lions,' He has Veen
slightly scratched an almost innumerable
limnbcr ol times. He hits never had to lay
up but twice from his wounds. The descrip.
tiou of the wounds lit tho places where be
received them wo nientioued below.
"The first wound was a bite iu the left
leg. in Western Pennsylvania while with
"The second wns received while with 8.
II. U iwe k Co., iu Augusta, (in., being sev
erely bitten in the left hand. This wound
caused him to loso the uso of his middle
"The third was Inflicted nt Little Hock,
Ark., by a lioness iu Howe it C.isti lln's
circus. This time two fingers of tho ri;;ht
hand Were mangled. lie bus bill use Of
"Tim fourth was received while in Mad
ison, Indiana, lust summer. The lioness
seized him by the right leg, driving her
te ih into thu calf of his leg until they near
"The fit'lb. Was received last April in New
Orleans. TliBiiuinial seized hiiu by the left
leg, inserting one tooth of the lower jawan
inch and a hint into the calf, and u tooth
of tbe upper Jaw thu same depth into the
upper idu of the knee joint. Mr. Lengel
Was confined to bis bed a while. Lilt when
tlic circus moved lie ctune along mid gave
two exhibitions, one In Augusta, nud one in
Savannah, the latter of which he savs Ih u
paiiiilisj J..r a circus. On coining heio be
mode arr ing. mi ids topi rhino last Wcdiii .s
day, but bis leg paining him, he consiilUd
lr. f. M Itotiertson, who ordered bim to
bodali oeu, telling him that the bone of
tno leg was injured. This order win
obeyed, una .Mr. Lengel still remains in
bed. He is ub!e. however, to travel about
tne room oce.isiun.tlly.
"it is somewhat i, a coincidence that
l)i. Hobei tn.n has attended his patient cm
two other Decisions, nt the l'uvilion Holl,
iot wounds received Irom lionesses - all of
Hie. wouuoa Leing open the left side of tin
body. i , , ,
"J (err Ltu;:.d docs uot think be was bit
ten but once intentionally, no s.iys the
lionesses wheu together never meet but
tiny snarl and sunu at each other -two of
thciu never livu pcueelully in the same cage
and states it ns bis opiuion lliut, with tho
exception mentioned, when ho uggravated
one heyond endurance, he was in tho wav
and toust bitten for one of tba lionesses.
Ho lms the t.tb and claws of the lioness
which be thinks bit him purposely. The
teeth are an inch nnd a hn'f long, with a
root about two ami a half inches iu length.
If the teeeh were drivan in tiesb nn to the
gums, a lurgo sized poaoh stone could be
planted iu me nine. iae claws, which tbe
anlnml, like the cnt, keeps unexposed till
wanted, nro formidable-looking obje ts.
Wtt.do uot now doubt, as wa once did, the
aiwertiouM of travelers, that one blow from
a lion's paw would kill a man or tear out
great masses of flesh, Jlerr Lei, gel gays
be fears tbulr claws more than their teeth,
tuut ttiey generally strike Ueiore they bile.
Uvrf L,cugci will liuve to reiuuin here
about ten days longer, after which it is
probable be wilt be able to rejoin his com-
A novel style of head-dress in Paris-
and the voi y luteal, too is a Borland of tu
lips worn Uou tbe bead, o arranged that
the beat ol lue room cause the tulips grad
ually to unfold, displaying diumouds, ru
bies, and oilier uresuitu stones. The ex-
peuae la trifling I
THE IRON BUSINESS.
Another and the Important Step towards
Milwaukee the Great
Iron Manufacturing Point of the
West Purchase of Iron Ridge—The
Milwaukee Iron Company Enlarging
the Works—New Blast Furnaces—A
new Rolling Mill, etc.
[From the Evening Wisconsin July 2d.]
It has for some lime been understood that
mrasnren were rm font for demonstrating
to the world tbnt Milwaukee wns the most
available point in tha country for the man
ufacture of iron. It is a gratification to be
able to say that "everything is well.
Tbe Milwankee Iron Company, the North
Chicago liolling Mills Company and the
Wyandotte Kolling Aims Company have
bonitbt tha entire property, real and per.
sonnl, of thoHwedea Iron Company. This
Include, nearly all of the iron ore lands in
Hodge county, known aa Iron Itidge, nnd
oyer one thonsand acre, good fnrnaca in
blast and over one hundred acres of land
in the city of Milwaukee. The amount of
ore in this purchase is not less than thirty
millions of tons, ana la mora accessible
and cheaper to get ont than any iron ore in
the world, ao far aa known. The impor
tance of this to our iron interests, and to
our city, cannot well be estimated, and we
are very much mistaken if this is not the
beginning of a very lunjt iron interest hero.
The iron mado from this ore has proved It
self the best known for the manufacture of
m'N, and by mixing it with Lake Hnpcrior
ore iu tho proper proportions, iron suitable
for any pnrpose esn be made. When such
men as I apt. L,. If. ninn, ol Detroit, Ai.r.x.
Mitch flu nnd others associated with them,
nre w illing to tnke bold of this, we can be
sura it ha- merit.
It is the intention oi the Milwaukee
Iron Company to very materially increase
their works at liav View as fast ns possible.
They are now putting np and have well
miner way one ol tne largest niasi inrnaces
in the TJnited Htntes. , It will be built nn
dor the superintendence of Mr. Joun
I'i.aylr, the builder ot the famous Norton
furunces iu England, and it is to be U7 feet
li tu ti. IS feet in the clear in tho boshes, nud
capable of making forty tons of pig iron
daily. The engines are well nuder wiy at
the works of Hobinson. Hen A Co., Pitt
burg. Most of the other iron work Is be
ing dono by E. I'. Ai.i.isA Co., in this city.
1 he Company have also c mmeneed the
construction of a new puddle mill, 8"ixl7()
feet, to contain sixteen new furnaces. All
this work will be pushed to completion ns
rapidly as possible.. Many parts of the
furnace, such ns gas tine, engine house,
sinoke stack, A-c, Arc, will be built for (wo
furnaces, it being tho iutcntion of tha
Company to build other furunces as soou
as it can be dime.
At a receut meeting of tho Hoard of Di
rectors tho capital stock of tho Company
waaincn nsfU irom :ioU,liu to umihi.ixki,
nnd dipt. E. 11. Waud was elected In si-
It will be seen nt a glnuoo that this means
leij-iiii.s (or Milwaukee. It means I but
Milnai.kee will, within n short time, be
come the leading iron manufacturing point
ot the l,i. Hod Mutes, outside ol l ittebuig,
and we nre ambitious enough to expect
soon to rival ner.
The irou can bo brought from Iron
Ui'i.'e to this city at a mere tritlo in com
parison with what it costs at I'ittsburg,
lUid verv dollar's worth of iron made is in
market here. Tho WyaudottcCo. will put up
a blast furiuice, for they can nave money by
so doing, nnd ns pig iron is the basis for
nil iron work, nnd pig iron can be mado
at Milwaukee much cheaper than it cau at
any ether place, iu the country, is it not
reasonable to snpposo that Iron works of
every deseiiptiou will spriug up rapidly. -
indeed, negotiations aro now pending that
will result in the expenditure of ninny hun
dred thousand dollars iu machinery and
works in this city during the coming year.
(.apt. t. i. ward is interested iu the
three mills mentioned above as having
purchased the great bed of ore, and be
is so well sntisfled of the great inducements
which Milwaukee presents as a manufac
turing point, and so well assured of the
great works which will be built up here
that be nt once consented to tuxo the
Presidency of the Milwaukee Iron Com
pany. r.very citizen oi Milwaukee bns reason
to feel proud of tbe prospects beforo her.
SINGULAR EFFECTS OF LIGHTNING.
An "Upward" Stroke.
[From the Lexington (Vt.) Gazette.]
About two o'clock on the 1st of Juno a
heavy cloud passed over Lexington, from
which u siKlileu und violent peal of thuu-
lor startled tne whole towu.succeediua the
flash of lightning so quickly as to impress
every one with the belief that the "stroke"
was near at bund. This wn soon found
to be true fur tho "mysterious audit'' bad
visited, in a very unceremonious way,
the residence of Mr. Francis Jinks, who
lives ou tbe northwest border of tbe town.
The features of the phenomenon worn
in some respects very remarkable 1. It
seems to liuve Veeu what tha electri
cians cull "nu upward strako." that is.
according to Dr. Franklin's theory of
electricity, tha cloud was iu a negative
condition, nnd by its attractive force had
accumulated n heavy charge of the "elec
tric fluid" (if it be a fluid) iu that part of
tho earth below. In its efforts to reach
tha cloud the electricity wonld of
course puss oft' nt the poiut where it'
loiinci me least resistance to Its upward
llow, which, in this cusu, seems to buve
been Mr. Jink's lightning rod. li. A Second
peculiarity was tbe effects npon the ground
iu the vicinity of the bouse. The soil uear
me Mirluco wus lurrowed in four zigzag
lines nearly at richt ancles to each other.
and all converging toward the lightning
rod, which sbinds at tho w estern end of the
house?. 1 hese furrows were upheaved very
imuh as if u large mole hud plowed his
tortuous path beneath tho soil, coming
near enough to the surtace In some parts tu
throw the clay entirely out ou both sides
of its open track. Two of the furrows sei m
10 Uuve commenced lit least twenty feet
from the bimo of the rod in opposite sides,
und to have run iu lines nearly parallel
. 1,1. tl... .....1 .1... I :.J .. ,
..... un, eun ui uu iioiino, wune a third
one met ihenj, coining a distance of fifteen
feet nnd varying a little from u perpendic
ular to the general line of the brut two.
These three seem to have taken their harm.
less flight through the rod. The fourth,
however, which bail lis origiu oa
the opposite end of the hotine aud
more than thirty-feet from tho rod,
behaved iu a much mors singular
muiiiior in fact, it anneurs to I
acted as a sort of independent stroke. Iu-
sieau oi passing on to the roil it took a
shorter route iuto. tho atmosphere (or
wherever it went) .y running into a heavy
locust post on which n corner of the back
porch rested, nud at the poiut of tho build
ing most remote from the lightning rod.
The post was utterly demolished, its fiug
ineuls being thrown off iu every directiou,
homo knocking the planks oil' the vai-,1
fenco, aud other flviug uwuv to tho ills,
tance of n hundred yards. From tho lo-
cusr post the electricity pasw d un a wooden
pillar which supported tho porch roof.Uiur.
'j "no a luonsnnu spuuiers. Wueu the
charge reached tho roof it tore up a few
shingles near tho corner, but alter that it
sooius to buve lost its power; for, although
tbe botiso is a story hi'-her than th noi-oi.
uud intervenes belweeu the stricken corner
und the lightning rod, uot a tiuco of elec
tric action could be found beyond the cor
ner oi me Hrcu rooi., Air. uud Mrs.Jiuks,
wiiu were ut iue time in their basement
inning room, were Loth severely shocked,
but received no permanent iniurv. ti,.
place was carefully examined idler tun
storm was over by I'rofessor Canmboll, of
Washington college, who expresses the
opinion that the lightning rod saved both
tha house and its occupants. He thinks
that tbe violence of the discharge wus due
in part to the insufficient size- of tbe rod
(it being a slender iron rod), and iu part to
the want of perfect conducting coinniuul
ration between the rod nud the earth.
These suggest important poiuts to bo at
tended to in tne construction of lightniug
aim. . .
A now circus teat just introduced lu
Paris is for a muu to leap from a height of
eighty ieet auu Douua tiacjc agaiu to the
original spot. Tbe purforuiur in tautened
to uu elastic- euro.
Sale of the Longworth Wine-House.
[From the Cincinnati Commercial, 27th.]
Cnptnin Willinm I. Anderson mnde the
Hum enlo at the fsTnona Jongworth wines,
a few dnye ngo, and thereby cloned out the
entire business of the sale and hinnnfao
tore of American w inei nnder thnt celebra
ted name. This fact hi significant to con
aumers as well as dealers, especially aa the
nght to nso tho Longworth brand Is re
served by or rather dies with the interest
of the estate of tho late Moliolns lung
wort h In the stock ot wines iust Sold out.
The sale bus been going on for over a year
past, nnd durins thnt tune eighty-six thou
sand dollars were realized. John 1. 1'ark
purchased the lot, nnd tbe cellars in the
Longworth Wine-House, on Last Sixth
street, aro cleared of their vinous treasure
and offered for rent.
Since the death of Mr. Longworth the
wines bearing bis name lost prestige.
Other yintern enme Into tha tnaiket, and
improving in sonic resjiecta upon bis
brands, claimed tba nttoution ot the pub
lic, but his tame nsa wine grower is indel
ible, because identical with the cnltivation
of the Catawba, that excellent grnpe to
which h devoted his wealth and life to
develop and introdnoe. When . Mr. Long
worth succeeded in producing his famous
spnskllng wine from the CntAwba, a sense
of joy ran through the whole wine-drinking
world of America. Foreign cham
pagnes received a staggering blow,' for
whilo consumers realized that for less
money Ihe could indulge their taste, they
could also observe the healthful rule com
mon in Europe, of drinking the wine of
the country they were iu.
The celebrated Maud known as the
"Oolden Wedding," realized a wonderful
popularity and sale. It firiglnntod with n
lew of Mr. Longfellow's viutners, tho fall
previous to tho liltieth aui.iversaiy of bis
wedding. Vy nn agreement to make a
special sjai klingCatawba for that occasion.
The choicest ias only were picked, and
caro was taken to exclude tlieatullts. Hie
clusters were so nch that the wine press
was dispensed with; tho generous juice
ran into the vats spontaneously, by the
mere weight of the grape lliemselvcs, nnd
the result was a pure uud delicious fluid,
which the skillful manufacturer turned in
to the anniversary bridal libation fitly
named the "Golden Wedding," which
Lopglellow immortalized la song pparkling
and Mowing as itself:
Fr richest ami lio.t
Is Ihe wlnr ol tha West,
That erows by ttie 11. Miiltul It-'rcr;
Wlmne ewcot perlnoie
Fills all tbu room
Willi a bcnlson m the ntver."
A Drunkard Burned to Ashes.
From thee Fontanelle (Iowa) Register.
A Mr. O. 1". Tool, ot Adair enmity, with
two or three others, were nt Foutnnello on
the nth of June. Whilo there the trio par
took of stimulants, and in the society of
friends prolonged their stay until lata in
the nfteinisui, so that when Mr, l'ool
reached the house of Mr. Isaac Smith it
wns nearly dark, and Smith invited him to
stay w ith him all night. This Tool refused
to do, nnd immediately went to a small
shed about ei;;hty rods ilistant, which he had
occupied for the pnst ten days, while en
gaged in opening a new tartu. This shed
was built of rough Linn boards, nailed up
right to n slender framework, with roof of
boards of same niutcl ial, and was ten feet
long and eight feet wide. A small
door was the only entrance to the interior,
which was luriiishcd w ith a cooking-stove
and bed. I'ool was seen on the night of
the 4th 111 the bouse we have just described,
in a stale of intoxication, tbu last time he
was seen alive. Iu tha morning Mr.
Smith noticed that the house where Tool
bad been staving wus gone, and hurried to
tho spot only to find his worst fears realiz
ed1. There, umid a pile of whilo vapory
ashes aud blackened coal, lay till that was
m 'rial of O. 1. i'ool. Hut little flesh ad
hered to tho boues, which were burned to
a chalk, nud wao with thu exception of
those ol his right leg and loot, together ill
ouo place, A long, dark streak across the
lop and sides ol tho stove, together with
the- tact of the bones of one leg and foot
being ou the side opposite that of the
other portions of the body, show that bo
fell across the stove. Mr. I'ool was a large
and powerfully formed muu, iu the prime
of lite, with more liicinls thuu money, a
kind husband uud father, uud uot oil huhit-
ualdruukiird; a muu without au enemy in
A nnn Case. '1 lie following account of
an occurrence in Nantucket some tweuty
yeura since presents a vivid contrast to cer
tain business transactions ot the present
duy, aud so may be of interest: "It was a
veiy severe w inter, uud the harbor bad
beeu frozen over for weeks. The coal iu
store bud long been exhausted, und theru
was much aunciing Irom luck ot lucl. Even
fences bud been torn down and burned to
eke out tho supply of wood. To tho great
delight of the townspeople the ice broke np
one tine morning, und a schooner wus seen
approaching, There wns much excitement
ami before the rralt was moored a coal
dealer bourdod her nnd eagerly addressed
llieyuuker sKinuer, Uupt. l.Ulord. "Will.
Cap'eu," aaid be, "you ve about bit it this
cruise. I guess 1 11 hey to luke y'nr bill
cargo, eposo you It want more n the usual
$7 a ton. Wall, I like to do tbe suuarl
thing by a friend, nnd I'll give you ii'J n
ton for it," "Friend," said Copt, Gilford,
thee can have one ton of mv cal if tbeo
likes for 8, but only ouo ton;nll must buvo
n c banco." Just then one of the richest
men in the place joined them, saying, "I
wuut tuu tuns ot your coul at jour own
price uuine it, I have nattered enough
for ouoe. He received the same answer.
und so did ull one ton for each luiuily,
and J8 as tho price of each ton. No love
oi gum, iio soiicuauou, no regard lor indi
viduals could movo honest Cupl. Gilford."
Knakk Story.-The Columbug (Ohio)
correspondent of the Commercial says:
At last we have n pentiino sensation in a
true snake story. For some time past an
immense snake has beeu soen on the Chit.
temlen mrin, on the Werturvillo rond, about
two miles from this city. Not long since
ho was seeu iu a field, with a huge rooster
in his mouth. At another time he was seen
in tho uet of crushing a cat. The sight of
tho monster so (lightened the inun thut ho
ran away us quickly us possible.uud n jiort-
vai mo woiuier. oniy 10 ne laugiiod at, llie
following day two boys, in t,0 gamo local
ity, came upon the monster, who, with
darting fangs, at enco gave chase, and did
not slacken Ids pace uutil ho bud travelod
bull' a mile. The boya told their story, nud
w ere ulsu laughed at. Yesterday morning
these boys again visited tho farm, wilh
guns, and were soou rewarded wilh a sight
of tho snake, who ttguiti uppruuehed, them
iu u warlike mu'juer, A lew well-directed
shot dispatched the monster, which wus
found to be sixteen feet in length, und pro
portiounlely large. One of tho most re
spectable eilizeua oi this comity states that
be saw and measured the snuko, and as
sures the curious that there is no mistake
us to the length uud size of the monster as
slated ubuvo. The skiu will bo btulluduud
bruiight to this city.
Wii.uam Collins, an Euulish noet. died
one hundred aud thirteen yours ugo; uud
yei iue eiassi-al little dirge, p'-ginning
"How altiai the brave who aluk to real,
was the best thing that could be fouud lo
bo sung yesterday iu commemoration of u
buttle fought iu America in lHilll. More
ihun thnt, tho whole dirge was sent from
Uuttyshmg to Phildadelnhlk. bv the bar.
uesscd lightning of tho telegraph, to be
printed iu yesterday's ilulletiii. Wo do not
grumble ut paying telegraphic tolls even
lor such a poom, though nearly every
li oy uearu jiut it was uu lu
suit to Collins' memory, to have two nd.li.
tioiiul verses sung at the Gettysburg cere
mony, which were wriltouby an uss named
Carter, of llaltiinore; and it was an outruge
upon a newspaper thut it should have bud
to pay tolls for telegraphing bis trash. It
wiw printed, by wfey ol contrast, with Cul
lins' beau tu ul liues; but hereafter we shall
tuke measures to avoid having effusions
like Curler's, transmitted by the costly
ogeucy of the eloctrio tol grupb. J'hiltuM
Victor Emmanuel again came near
being shot to dcutu while buuting, recently.
The Mascleshell River Fight—Additional
The following additional particulnrs of
the ftghion the Mnsclesltell Hiver.in Mon
tana, between nn Indian war party and tho
settlers, we glean from the columns of the
Kinux City Jnuninl. Tho Indians were
1H0 strong, while the whiles nnmbered but
"One of tl bravest of the fighters on
the side of the whiten wan Jam A. Wells,
an Intimate friend of the unfortunate Mc
Gregor. Wells naw Standing IbilLthemv
nge murderer of his friend, stntinhed on a
rise of gronnd some distance awny, arrnyed
in the gay toggery of war, the long eaglo
feathers of his war bonnet floating in the
wind, and his arms gisticnlnting the com
mands to his braves. . Jim turned to tbe
captain and mii& ha was going for bim.
The next the cnptnin saw of him was when
he brought to the stockade the chief's scalp,
his war-shirt and bis wnr-honnei. -The
captain reminded bim that he had neglect
ed to bring the devil's head, and Jim went
back nnd brought thnt. 1 he fight between
Wells nnd the chief wn desperate in the
extreme. They met face to fnco, and drew
their knives. The flgbt began. There was
terrible uncertainty as to the issne. which
was sure to be death to one or both. All at
once the guard of tho Indian was broken
through, and tho knife of tba white man
entered the Indian's Vowels. Hut tha sav
age fought with renewed desperation.
Wells received an ngly wonud in the wrist
in warding off the chiefs blows. Hut the
bite man's llado passed the Indian's
guard, nnd the savage wan disemboweled
nnd helpless on the ground. Wells, crazed
with a spirit of revenge, bold bis victim
while he deliberately took off bin scalp, and
told him, in his bitterest words, tho tale of
"I here were 13 Iinlinus killed outnclit
during the fight, the scalp and skull nf
ench of whom wns presorved. It wns ro-
ported at Fort Hulord, by Indians who
were in the fight, that 55 wounded died in
jetting away from tho aceno of their tcrri
"Of the trophic of the victory Cnpt,
Andrews had here ten skulls, automatically
prepared, fly aralps, three bottlos cf vm-1
served ears, tongues, Ac, three war bou
nds, besides bows, quivers, tobacco ponch
os, knife sheaths, whips, do. Tho captain
had the scalp, shirt and war bonnet of
Standing llulL The skull bore the inscrip-'
'I wouldn't hitve dono It, bnt the North-
west Fnr Company gavn me so much am- I
munition thnt I couldn't help it.' I
"Ihe shirt was mado of the full skin of a
mountain sheep, and was richly worked
with various colored porcupine quills nud
beads. It was inscribed as follows: 'Taken
in a hand-to-hand conflict from a Sioux
chief nt tho buttle of Musclcshcll, by James
A. wells, Slay w, 1NW. presented to f'rof.
Andrews in appreciation of medical services
rendered tha wounded, and skill displayed
in preserving skulls aud other redskin rel
ics.' The war-bonnet taken from Standing
Hi ill is a very valuable piece of ingenuity.
It Vouhl readily command among the In
dian one of their bust horses, aside from
any value that might Ve attached to it on
account of its having been the property of
a brnve chief. It was nindo of ermine nnd
eagle feathers. Ench of tho skulls was in
scribed with soiiio sentiment better under
stood by frontiersmen than others. Tho
following are thoso appeuriug ou tbe Cup
uiin's collection: ...
" 'I am on n reservation t lust.'
" 'Horace Greeley knows I'm out.'
"Tbu skull ou which this hitter inscrip
tion appears, was taken from a negro and
" 'In search of bnts for Farwoll.'
" 'I travel for Heck nnd Durfeo.'
" 'Killed nt the battle of Musclcnhell,
May 8, lUGSt; a Cheyenne bull-breed, the
sou of a very distinguished peuco commis
sioner.' " 'Supposed to bo a distant relative of
" 'I come under tho patronage- of Major
" 'Died yelling Cullen, Cullcn.'
" 'Let Harper, toll of my virtues and my
"It mny Vt stated as a matter of intorest
that among the pickled specimens, were to
be observed the rings still remaining iu
snmo of their enrs, aud the different arti
cles were so well preserved ns to be quite
as natural as life.1'
Napoleon and Eugenic.
A Tiiria correspondent doe np Napoleon
and Eugenie in the following stylo:
Napoleon may be dvum ot tho forty or
fifty mortal diseases with which tho news-
ncrs me constantly supplying him; but,
ging by bis appearance, they don't hurt
him much, lie is very Jewish nnd coin-mou-pluco
iu semblance; his eye dull and
his face perfectly impassive Ho might
well bo mistaken for Hebrew olothes-
dealer of long experience, who, having
turned his utteutiou to governing H great
country, had resolved to make his inten
tions inscrutable. Ho reminds yon of one
of Ciam' caricatures, -with his broad
shoulders nnd great body, anil bin short lit,
tie logs that seem incapable of supporting
tbe weight that has beon so unnaturally
thrust upon them.
I do uot believe be is unpopular with the
French people, who are bound to have n
certain amount of political discontent
whether a Napoleon or a Nero reigns over
them. Louis may bo a supreme egotist;
but bo loves Franco; has certainly dono
much lor his country and for l'arii. . He
bns mado thi the most attractive city in
the world He amuse the liuoplu mid has
added to tho glory of tho nation. What
more ao frenchmen need; whut mora will
thoy ask ?
is showing the trace of years it may bo
of sorrow and she is repairing the m by
artitioial means. Sho is not so pretty as
she bus bucit; but she is very elegant aud
distimjue in her manner and tuiounnje. Hor
luce sometimes seems insipid, but it lights
up when die is moved, a if her heart hud
cmi'jht tire. Her mouth and ehin am benn.
'tiful, and iu her deep eye are unfathomable
emotions. She has tragedy aud comedy in
her nature, and is capable of horoio things,
I am confident. Shu will do them, I be
lieve, if the occasion comes to hor, uud live
in tho future history of France with Jean
d'Arc, Charlotte Oorday und Madame lio
land. Eugeuio is much loved bv the people.
though the scandal is still kept up thut her
husband is not the father of her child.
They may like her all the belter for that
possibility. Thoy would be most nnjust
not to forgive lit her what they aro forced
to condone in tlmmsalvus. She is much
altered from what she was. She has gone
through tho three stages of French
womanhood gallantry, learning nud de
votion. As tho Countess do Telia sho wns
decidedly fust. After murritige she grew to
be quite a bat hleti, though little wus Said
ot it. Now she is extremely religious, end
daily becoming more so. lleforo her child
was born she ma 1 a vow to vinit the Holy
Land and do various penances if it were a
boy, aud his Jifo wero spared. . This vow
sho is soou to curry out Sho will go to
Jerusalem next SepUuiber. aftct the open
iug of the Suez Cauul, nud then, it is said,
withdraw herself us much as possible from
the guyeties of tho world. r' She spouds
three or four hours a day in her private
chapel, and goes to confession twice a
Tun Giiain Chop in Missouiif. Tbe St.
Louis I'ost of the 3d says:
Much of the grain already cut is, no
doubt, injured, but wo hope not so builly
as haired. '1 hat wuien is unout lies badly
krinkled on the ground, and it will be
difficult for the reunor to Huther all of it.
On tho whole, however, the prospec is uow
uriuiuui ns compared wilu Uiut of a week
ago. Even if some be lost iu the aettiui.
tbe crop is so lurge thut it will scnrccly be
missed. There was probably one-fourth
uiore wheut sown this year tbun lust, uud
tho growth has beeu enormous. The dam
age ulraudy sustuiued will scarcely ha ielt
iu the aggregate. Hut all depends yet up
on tho wi iithcr. If it continues uood. like
yostorday and to day, the harvest will yet
be the largest and best ever gathered iu the
The dispesiiesMsed Italian l'rinoo pro.
pose to sue victor iL.mauuei lor thoreBUtfu-
uoii of their ceuflucutcd estate.
THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY.
THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY. The Question of the Future Policy and
From the Cincinnati Enquirer.
The democracy want men who will rep
fefRUt the present nnd future - not tho dead
past. The party cannot be sacrificed npon
the altar of pride or antiquated and vener
able resentmonts. Political organizations
should takt the samn measures to secure
success that an Individual does lu ordinary
business life. It is nn old bnt tme ndnge
that politics sometimes mnkea us associate
with strange Vcd-fellows; but, nevertheless,
in the tideofhnmun vicissitudes, we must
From the New York World, June 25.
It is with no small gratification that wo
Cud several,, of . out , dumocrulio cotouipo
rnries in the west expressing senlimeuls
similar to tb elxvn. When, about a, year
ago, Uie World oiTarecl the party eiinir:
advice.'Wns perhaps a little too much In ad-'
vnnce of the march ol opinion for its coun
sel to bo Justly appreciated; but experience
has nn fully confirmed tho soundness of its
views thnt most of tho hading orgam - of
the psrtv are now ndvnenti,,. il,n.. ti !
obvious enough that If thd democratio par
ty which is ns yet a, minority, Is ever to
gain control of the government, it must
accopt the co-cperntion of some e-f its for
mer opponents. Thero was, last year, hun
dreds and thousands of republicans who
w ere uot ui an lv willing bnt engtr to jnlu
ns, if we would have so far humored their
predjiieices as to bnry one or two dead is
sues. Thnt opportunity; i wm flufiir avu
and lost, not deliberately,' but by the hasty
and ill-considered action of tho democratio
national convention, in its closing hours.
The protracted struggle to nominate a can
didate for president left the convention lo
wearied out, and so impatient to disperse,
that (ten lllnir wan n itiiinated for vice
president without duo consideration, and
the party became committed to an issue
which mado defeat inevitable. Tho hnstv
nnd unfortunate nomination made 4a the
teeth of the World's advice, prevented our
getting n single recruit from tho hnudreds
of thoiimmla of republicans who bad
walcbed tbe convention with anxious in.
terost, in the hope that it wo lid construct
a bridge on which they could only pass
over into tbe democratic ranks. Iustead
of a bridge, tho convention erected" u' bar
rier. . .- -, ,
Alltha signs bl Ibe timea iudlcaio, that
tho detuouratio party instructed by oxpc
riencc, will not repeat thnt niifornjiwto
blunder. Nothing is more certain than
thnt tho reconstructed South, with the ne
groes all voting, will pnHicipale in the next
presidential election. Whether we like it
or not, we cannot change it. Ily n Vain
struggle ngaiust it.woshouliLnot merely keep
iue uegro question open as a lopto id irru
tiou alter it is closed as n practical issue,
and repel from the democratic party multi
tudes oi citizens wno nave no onjeetton to
Its cardinal principles. It was not wiso to
make northern white inea tola wrono. Vv
an obstinate nud abortive attempt to pre
vent the southern negroes from voting at
all. lleforo the demourutio parly can sub
vert tho recotialructed governments, it must
nrst come into power. 11 it cuuuot get con
trol of tbe government so long us the ne
groes vote, it cau never get control ot it nt
all. litit if it can gain power in tho pies
ent stuto of suffrage, there is lio reason v bv
it may not keep pewer lu tha present slate
of suffrage; so thut niter a national victory,
Hie party may noi iioeiu it expedient lo de
prive tho negroo of a fruuehiso which is
mud on trial tu be not inconsistent with
democratio ascendency. Tho question who
vote, is less important thau bow they votu
and matters havo advanced to such a puss
luiu it win ue eusier lor 1110 uemocrutiu
rty to succeed with the sutl'ingo back to
its old limits. There in no rouou whv wa
should despair of controlling a part of the
negro vote; but it is quito certain thut we
cannot oust the negroes from thu privilege
01 voting iu season to deprive any party ad
vantage Irom their exclusion. Now, tbe
men who have heretofore acted with the re
publican party uppiovo of negro suffrage;
aud they are uot likely come over to us
as loug us (wo insist tliat that issue is
uot touted, lint II, by ucccer.tiui; the situ
ation, we recruit hosts ol former republicans
iuto thu democratic party, we cau easily by
lining them us. misidniiurie, bring over
quite a proportion of the negroes also.
Since, do whnt wo will, wo cannot prevent
the negroes from voting, it iu wise to pur
sue such a course as will iuduco some of
them to vote ou our sido.
There uau be no doubt thut, apart from
the reconstruction uud negro ouestions.
tho preponderating sentiment of the coun
try is iu Uvor ot democratio principles and
measures. Since the creation of our coloi
aul debt, financial aud monetary questions
have become fur more iniportuut than thoy
were beforo the war; uud even before
the war, or rntber before tho slavery tines-
tion absorbed and swallowed tip all other
issues, finunc al and monetary questions
wore the chiet hinges ot our national poli
tics. From 1H2 1 until tho annexation of
Texas, they were tho battle-field of our po
litical 'parties; und those protracted debute
resnlted in the com plete triumph uud as
cendancy of Deuiocratio principles. They
will agaiu be indorsed by the public judg
ment 11 soon as the publia iiiduuniuut is
free to act disuuouuiWcd of thu prejudice
which buve beeu fostered by tho long negro
controversy. As our , stuto conventions
HI soon meet. It is dctiraulu Hint, in the
plat forma they adojit, they shall not give
un advantage to the enemy by harnessing
dead horses to the democratic couch.
GtiANT 'liiEMHLlNd. The Washington
coi respondent of tho New York Herald
says that President Grant is extremely
anxious about tho rusultof the approaching
election 111 x eunsyivauia, anil that no nu
an idea Gcnry will bo defeated. He did
uut wuut Geary to take tho , liominaijoti,
and it is uud thstjiuit Uiioro the met ting
of the republican convention in Philadel
phia ho seut n contidonti.il agent to Geary
with instructions to ay ta bim tbnt if he
would decline tho uoiuinatiou ho would
provide hiui with a place us good us that
of governor of Pennsylvania. Geary, how
ever refused the oiler.
l. . .. .11 1111 11 ' r 1
The Tka that Co.Mitl oo tub .Usjtiu
Status, We wero in a tcu-iiuuso ut Cautou
drinking such superfine leu ns we never
tnsteti in tne -United States, - We noticed
thut lurgo jars were placed under tuch ta
ble, into which ull the grounds, were to&od.
Chinese do not, ns ulrcudy stated, steep
tlieir ten in a pot, but put it into your cui.
pour in hot water, covering thu cup to re
turn iue stcum, allowing it to stuud five
minutes, draining oil' und refilling. Tho
second cup is considered tbe bct;t, uud tho
third filling is very good. Hut whou the
strength la cxbuusted, tho grounds nro
thrown into thu jars, tukeu out doors,
spread 011 cloths, dried, doctored, re-pnek-ed,
und sent over to us ! 'i he average cost
of teas iu Cbiua iu from fifteen to twenty
cents per pound, but duties, freights, in
surance, interest ou capital, profits to im
porter und middle men, swell it to prices
which make it au article of luxury. M iro
poor tea is druuk in tho United States
than iu any other huiJ.a-CiWcfoii'a- I.4lr.
English Complaints. The English pa
pers complain that soino uf tho prtat num.
ufuctiu'ing e.itubliibiiisntH of AukJtWM keep
agents in the iiiaiiiilautui iiig towns of Eng.
laud to foment strikes and stir up diill
culties among the work-peopli, iu order to
socure the principal aud most experienced
bunds for ahipmeut Thus, we ara told,
wore stirred up tho recent trouble iu
Proitou, which resulted iu the transfer of u
lurgo number of buuibi tu Lowell; uud it is
now reported that ugents uro oper
ating m tho "Uluck Country," uud
picking out a largo number of
pood workmen " for the Pitteburg
irou works ia PeuiiHlvuuia. Wo judge
there iu some misstatement! about thin
muttor. Wc suppose the truth simply to
be thut largo Amoriouu mimufuctiiror oo
casiouly scuds ageutu to Great Hri Uiin to
engage oxpuiiouood workmuu;ndit is the
wuges these agents are ahlo to oiler which
canse the difficulties tho English paper
suppose to be systematically pluiined,
A milkman in Ciuciunuti wu fiued
$25 for selling milk aud water. ' "
A first-rate shirt cutter in New York is
paid :i,(KIO a yenr.
Eight conductors of street cars were
arrested In St, Louis the other day, on
charee of fraud.
-Toui. - Allen, the pugilist, receive
bene lit at the National Theatre at St. Louis
on Saturday evening next. ' l I
A writer in the Atlantic Monthly says
thnt if wo would flliollsh the inebriate we
must begin with bis grandmother.
New Albany, Ind., will noon have plate
glass works, which havo heretofore existed
In this country only nt Lefjox, Miss. ( I
The silver wedding of Itisbop Morris
(the senior ltishop of tho Methodist Epis
wvfied Chfireh nf America), nt rwtebrated
at SpriugfjoJ.il, Ohio, line 2,. . . t
l-A itiiuiken film, In tt fit (rf iliHrin )
Ircrnciis, lumped from tho 'HnsneTislon
bridge nt Cincinnati, tho other day.and wo
Fifth nvenno houses iu New York have
Cashmere door mats now, nnd i is suppos
ed thnt the uext novelty will bo caBiel'shnir
dish 'Clouts! f a -mtr-
The agents of tho Cuban Junto, have
bought an estate of 170 acres in llergen
county, N. J., to bo laid out iu villas for
Oiibnu exiles. , . , .
?--Thc Cohfeclerare'doAd nt iwfiaV rev ' i
moved from the Chickiiiniutgu battle-field
aud re-interred in the Couleihrnlu ceme
tery nt marietta, iu. . ' ' , ( .
A traveling southerner lately offered to
present to tho American Club at Itreslnn n
bust of ex President Johnson, but tho club
unanimously voted to decline the gilt. . . .
The Ited Stockings on their return to ,
Cincinnati wero presented with a chain.
pion bnt, S"4 feet long and weighing 1,000
pounds, npon which wero engraved the '
name uf all the members of the club.
-A Kentucky distiller huvini? noticed
tlmt wh isky is improved by a sea voyage,
has tint np a treadmill in liis warehouse. i-
and uses a home power to keep tha whiiky, ; v
iu I'eiiieimu uioiion, ' 7 . .
The rumor is current nt Memphis tbnt
tho counsel for Ycrcer. who killed Colonel
Ci-ano at Jaekson, MIm., will apply to "
Chief Jnsticw Chat lot n writ of billion A
corpus. - y- r i
e-Aumnij the fitieat residences" "al New
port are thoso of Chivs. J. Peterson, are the
Philadelphia imblirlier, and Mrs. Goorge
Francis Train -the latter built since lust
Tho Iiiiikcnlino Western Hill sailed
from lluniboli lor Suu Fianoisoo in Jautl-
ary, l.SUH, and has never beeu heard from ...
until receut ly, when a portion of her hull , t
with tho iiiiino pitii. led on it wus discover- i.
ed on the northwest, iu coast of California '.
ucut Cuius Poiholie. is
Mrs. Kolb, who recently died in Mndi. ,i
son, Gcorgiu, left au tstuto valued at near
SI 00, Oi Hi, ulmoiit nil of which in bequeath
ed to the Ordinary ot Lie county, iu triad,
lor the purpose ol educating tho poor or
phan children ot luo coumy.
Near Cheyenne has been discovered
an iuiiucm.0 tuu t of laud covered with edi
ble mush room of t xtraordinaiv size and
d Melons flavor. Ono in spoken of which
was seven iuche.i in diamoicr with a stem
two inches thick, und which weighed a
pound.;, i ..... . ,
Nolice has been nerved by tho I'nited
States olllcera nn tloi oivm.ia r n.l.ib..
burned in the wnrehohs.' of GAlnwi; l!cr,''i,'
A Co., iu I'muklort, Ky., somo time ngo,
for the payment of the' tax on said whisky.
The amount M' taxes) deliuiuiled . is nbout
100,(MK).' y1i extensive lawsuit will Vesult.
--Tho New Y'ork poHtoffice always sends
to Enropon much greater number of lette r
thau il receive from that part of tbe world.
For tho mouth of May it sent uwuy 4U0,553
letters, and received 31)1,0112. 'i'ho rule,
however, is broken in a single instance.
Tbu Italian sent homo but 4,50!) letters,
for 7,8'.U brought over to them.
Tho mnliguity of the London Time
toward Senator Chandler is pninlully ex
hibited in the fact of its utterly ignoring -bis
arrival oa lfritish soil in a gorgeous
turnout. Even the Court Journal main- .
tain a provoking silence on the Michigan '
Senator s presence iu England.
e , i
Ou Sabbath evening, Juno (Mb, Christ i 1
Church, New Orleans, was filled with a
congregation of Ciibaus nnd Spaniards iu
atteuilaiioo upon tho ueremouie of the
Episcoiiul Church, which wero performed
in tho Spanish language. With tho excep
tion of the singing by the choir, tho service
and senium wero given iu Spanish.
A physician of Platin, Mo., one Dr. A.
Hill, report that the notorious desperado
und outlaw Sum Hildebruud, for whose
head a reward of 10,000 bus been oftered,, j
Is dead. ' He declares that tho fellow died " ' '
from thu ellocts of a wound in bis thigh,
aud thut he Attended him nt tho request of
sonio person to himself unknown...
A noted Ohio horse-thief, known a
IJill Whoeltr, who hud served fifUou yeurs
iu the Kwutticky Pohitontiuiy, aud wus a
rer.v dasuorota) . churucter. wa shot and
killed by a puity of men, iu the vieiuity of
Ojiiucy, Ky., u ly duys ngi rwbi liwl
riitMcd him from ovrtr the lino inOliin. Jis
bad been ordered to halt, but refused to do
so, nud tiled on bis pursuers, lienco bia
A fortnight - an. nt Napoleon. Ohio.
two boys named Cuuiujon, aged uiuo- aud
foil, toou, wore t,eut to bed buppei'leas and
luiciiiciicii w nu U lurasiiiug iu tno moru
iug. Iu tho uight they got up, walked five
miles tuu railroad station, weut to Chicago,
thence to li.iltiiiioro, uud sineo leaving the
hitler plaou tho person employed by Mr.
Cameron to find tho boys mut with no suc
cess. They call bu beui j of ut different
points, but can uot bo caught. They seem
to have no delluito object lu view, but when
s train of cut .hives up llicy gut ou and
travel to tho end of tho Itn.-.
r-'J'be Outith Republicun in0rta tho ar
rival in. v"' oiiy, suu day l,i t week, of
Stub," a boy of 14 years, who bus beeu
wandering over tho United State "since !
IbbM. - Uiu uiuuu is John fed wards. -ml he-
formerly lived iu llalliinore, but run awuy
Aoiu homo wlisu 0 years old, oil atount of
ill-trcutnicnl. Tho iiepublicaiihajsof him:
"lid lu 'whacked bulls' in Wyoming,
'skiuued mules' ill Colorado, jammed gold
dust iu Montana, curried 'waLc in Utah,
becti ciipturod by Indians ill New Mexico,
ruimlicd with grousers in Arizona, slept with
Chinamen iu California, uuj like tho 'ilu-
uioitul J. Is., baii dwul-headed over dill'ers
cut railroad East, Went, North, and
Suulh.'l . . .
. Loun Srian oiin pe ltKnoLirvr:, who took
UP active pait iu the rtcent debute on the
Alabama question, m the House of Lords;
is in his eighly-bccond year. Ho commen
ced bis public) career sixty ono years ago as
.( writer in tho Foitign Office, from
which subordinate position be gradually
i., iieciiino Dccroiury or i.egmion ami
Mil, 11. r I,. li... !....,.. ... ... "
' iwau, nilimciiucuiiy III
Heme, ut Y'.mhingteh ifiom 'oirO to I??,)
und fit MadiM, uud iluuily nguiii nt Con.'
stuiitinoplo, w here hi conMiiououa purtici-
iu.lir.ii !.. il... i;..... l.... ....i......
...., , i;wii,ij,i-iiiiuua unit cuillliua-
:Cll ill Dm I Vi,lk.(lll IVHV mil.ll. l.itn n..l..l....l
eil nil over the world. J la is n.cuusiu of
Uccjigu Cuiiuiiig, uud wus raised to the
pccingo in to.'i sinco which ituue he baa
become tho greatest unthority iu tho Lords
ou luturnuiionnl questions, piu'tieulurly
iwiiuuiuiuK mo j-iiaioril qtlCbTlou, und
."Iiiterestlnu nn,l ii,tt..,,,.ii.,..",ii;iino- -
bavj beeu issued recently by tho Ileglster
fiinnnil of Scotland, upon ihe return of
births and deaths from town and country" '"
ocuiviji. no uiviuua tueiu as louows,
and inullcs Iblll u tho vear for which
; " Marrlagt Jiirth
Iowhh rnntnininn Hill. Ilnlu
a.ua i n.
over ao .ouo... cum
uvor iu.iiiiu u.VY if.Ut
I li.,.e II luut II o.a a i.i
Thu country....... 0.0 J ' s.liO "