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THURSDAY. JAN. 13, 1370.
A recekt etorm In the North,
extending from the Kennebec in
Blaine to the Weetern lakes, has
done great damage.
R. W. McNas i, of Wheeling,
West Virginia, who was shot by
Miss Bethem for breach of a mar
riage promise, has since died.
Miss Bethem has been arrested
and confined ia jail.
Thi Mormons are reported in
great trouble. Schisms are break
ing forth. The Infallibility of the
Grand Mogul, Brigham Young,
is doubted seriously doubted.
There Is a spiritualistic faction in
church, which is guided by the
ghostly counsels or Joe Smith,
Solomon, and others. This fac
tion depreciates the religious
value of Brigham.
Oa New Year's Day the liberal
proprietor of the Rural New
Yorker, the Hou. Dr.'T. Moore,
presented twenty of hit employees,
including mail and business clerks,
pressmen, printers, artist, and edi
tors, with paid up life insurance
policies Id the Farmers' and Me
chanics' Life Insurance Company,
In amounts of $500, $1,000, and $2,
000 respectively, aggregating
eighteen thousand dollars Insur
ance, at a cost to the employer of
nearly $5,000. All others in his
service received handsome compli
ments in cash.
It will be seen by the editorial
correspondence published to-day,
that the prospects for the remov
al of the State capital to Vicka
burg are good. The letter says
the old capital building seems
ready to fall in and ' bury the as
sembled sages beneath Its ruins.
If that were the only reason for a
removal tee should say, for God's
sake let her tumble.
The Governor of New York, in
his aunual message, delivered to
the Legislature of that State, a few
days since, recommends, among
among other things, the abolition
of the cour,iiracy statute in regard
to labor, and tin repeal of the ex
else law ; protests agaiust the action
of Congress towatds the Southern
States; asks for a revision of the
appreutlce and criminal laws, and
for a law to forbid injunction and
receivers in cases agaiust moneyed
corporations on ex parte proceed
ings. The debt of the State is
A proclamation said to have
been concocted and issued by the
Spanish authorities, has been cir
culated affirming the utter over
throw of the Cuban 'patriots and
the cessation of hostilities, etc.
The Cuban Junta in this coun
try have issued a counter procla
matlon explaining the fraud, and
asserting that the insurgents are
rapidly gaining ground and that
Spain's hold upon Cuba is rapidly
Thi organization of the Penn
sylvania House of Delegates was
attended with some difficulty,
eleven Democrats and as many Re
publicans holding over. The 8peak
er being Republican, the Demo
crats will Jve a majority of one at
first on the floor, and their action
in the Senate, on account of con
tested seals, may produce a lock in
that body for some time.
ThKUUaajtte4ar Nigfat.
Tuesday night Mr. John Hamlin
met bis death at the hands of Mr.
Frank W. Perkins. Mr. Hamlin
was employed as a policeman, we
believe and Mr. Perkins is engag
ed with Captain A. C. Fisk, in the
oil factory ou Levee street. The
parties were iu a room in Perkins'
house, on Levee street, and Perkins
was under the influence of Iiquhr,
The homicide wu committed with
a double barrel shot gun, the charge
striking Hamlin, jnst be
hind the neck completely sev
erlng his jugular vein and caus
ing Instant death. Perkins confesses
that he shot Hamlin, but says it
was an accident and that he did
tot know the barrel of the gun was
loaded. It seems he has made con
tradictory statements of the mat
ter. At one time he said he did
not know the gun was loaded, at
another that he did know it. At
first, also, he denied the killing.
This may all have been the effect
Of confusion of his brain from
drinking. A preliminary exami
nation wu held yesterday and Mr.
Perkins was bound over in the sum
of $2,000 for trial at the next term
of court
At an election of officers of the
Vicksburg Hook and Ladder torn
nauy, Mr. Wm. Rockwood, wu
elected foreman; i. n. muh.
1st. and Mr. Wltherapoon, 2d
Assistants; W.D. Harwood, Bec
retary tad Treuvrer.
liDiTowax coasuronDXiicx. j
BETioiaLor the state cai. no doult General Ames would
,T1" I be elected ; but it is claimed that
Of all the old tumble down, j by the subjoined act of Congress,
rickety, dusty, dirty, tattered woe j passed oa the 25ta of July, 1300,
begone structures, which does : the election cannot take place un
not even have the appearance of, til after next Tuesday week. This
past respectability, the State Cap
itol is possibly the most lamenta
ble spectacle. It is seamed and
cracked from base to dome, and,C. McKee, member of Congress
has the appearance as if it would -
tumble in at any moment. Tup j
greatest proof of the courage of the
members of the present Legisla-
tnre, is, that they absolutely sit in ,
a structure which, from appear
ances, is liable at any moment to
come tumbling, with all its mass
of rapidly separating brick and
mortar about their ears. It is a
serious question with us whether
it is genuine courage, or love of
office which supports these people
in such trying situations. It is
probably a combination of both.
We incline to the opinion that a
life insurance agent, who will ac
cept State warrants in payment at
par in life policies could do a ,
thriving business here Just now.
No sane man can possibly hope
to enjoy a long lease of life and
remain beneath the roof of such
an old rattle trap. It is clear
that the building a new Capitol
must be among the first acts of
the Legislature. And since Jack
son is totally unfitted as the seat
of State Government, we strongly
incline to the opinion, as we
glean it from street talk, that
Vicksburg will be the point se
lected. It is everywhere recog
nized as the commercial centre of
the State. It is known to be the
only really live city on the Mis
sissippi, outstripping in growth
and prosperity all her competi
tors. Besides, by her river and
railroad facilities she is more ac
cessible than any other point in
the State, and then ter hotel fa
cilities are so much, and so vastly
superior 'to any place at which
this body could assemble. It is
more than seriously contemplated!
bv manv of the members of the
legislature, if a suitable building j
. . I
OT i""--""
session for Vicksburg. Such a
building Is in Vicksburg, and we
nr. aatLfloil run lu. nrnrnroil i
The Prentiss House is amply
large for every purpose. The la
dies parlor is larger than the Sen
ate Chamber, while the dining
room will seat many more per
sons til an ttie Keprcsentauves
Hall. And when ouce a session
is held in Vitksburz there could;
not be influence enough in the
c..., i I.. .
ouu u.VuKut lw .' i
new capuoi uuuuing musi De;tUe Mme per80n sial Uave re
erected in a verv short time, un-iceived a majority lof the votes
less it is inteuded that the mem- i
bersof the present Legislature
shall all be buried beneath the:,.
ruins of the present building, 'but if the person shall not have re
which cannot possibly keep on jceived a majority of the votes in
its legs much longer.
It should
by all means be erected m a place
suitame, wiucu jacsson is noi!sembv shall then proceed to
andean never be. The Legisla-
ture of Louisiana acted very wise-
ly iff this matter by moving from
Baton Rouge to New Orleans,
and such will soon be the action
of the Mississippi Legisla
ture in going to Vicksburg from
Jackson. Under the old Consti
tution we do not think thst it
could be done ; but under the new
Constitution we do not think
there is sny clause preventing it,
and such too seems to be the im
pression of the members of the
Legislature. The colored mem
bers are strongly in favor of going
to Vicksburg. They say, very
truly, that there is no provision
for them hero whatever, but that
there is ample provision in Vicks
burg. The feeling favoring the
change is quite strong.
Jacisok, Miss., Jan. 11, 70.
Jaciso, Mm., Jan. 11,1870.
The subject which now seems
to rack the minds of the Legisla
ture of this State is the election
of United States Senators. Every
man in Jackson, it is said, is an
aspirant for the position, and
such canvassing, button-holing,
and electioneering were never be
fore witnessed. The general im
pression seems to be that there is
a tacit understanding among the
legislators that one Southern and
one Northern man shall be elected.
At the first blush it would appear
that of the Northern class General
Ameshu decidedly tho advan
tage; but General Eggleston is
most Industriously contesting
every point with him, and Is
working like badger. Should
the election occur at once, tliere is I
will give the opponents of Gen.
Ames a splendid opportunity to
work against him. General Geo.
from this the Fourth District, is
puiiing very quietly a vast number
of wires; and If the election
should not occar until the period
named, it will be discovered that
he is a very formidable opponent
of both Ames and Eggleston.
By some It is claimed, however,
that the act of Congress referred
to, which regulates the general
election of United States Senators,
does not apply to unreconstructed
States ; and u an illustration of
the truth of their position, they
cite the action of Virginia, the
Legislature of which State was
in session scarcely a week, and
it elected
Senators whose seats
been contested upon
have not
that ground. Of the Southern class
uptrants for this position, Col.
Flourney appears to be the most
prominent. A few persons speak
u if a very respectable vote will
be cut for Dr. W. M. Compton,
while a very large and respecta
ble number intimate that Judge
I. S. Morris, of Vicksburg, will
not be left far in the background.
Taking all in all however, it is a
very amusing and interesting stndy
to the looker oa. But here we
present the act of Congress men
tioned :
Be it enacted by the Senate and
House of Representatives of
the United States of America
in Congress assetnbed, That the
Legislature of each State which
shall be chosen next preceding the
expiration of the time for which
any senator wu elected to repre
sent said State in Congress, shall
on the second Tuesday after the
meetiug and organization thereof,
proceed to elect a senator in Con
gress, in place of such senator so
zoinz out of office, in" the follow.
ing manner: Each house shall
openly, by a viva voce or each
metnber I"""; aameou Per
for senator m Congress from said
S'lte. and the name orttte person
so y0ted for, who shall have a
(majority of the whole number of
VOteS Cast in eaCU llOUSe 8U91I
be entered ou the journal of each
house bv the clerk or secretary
thereof; but if either house shall
fail to give such majority to any
persou on said dav that fact shall
be entered on the journal. At 12
o'clock meridian, of the dav fol
lowing that on which proceedings
.ere required to take nlacc
aforesaid, the members of the two
houses siiai convene in joint as
semblv, and the journal or each
house shall then be read, and if
In each house, such person
Ua!l be declared duly elected
trti,. rnif,i s.toa
each house, or If either house shall
lred by tlli8 ac't, the joilft
I.. rIIA,l v In -a niAAAAi1 ntro a m
choose, by a viva voce of each
i member present a person for the
purpose aforesaid, and the person
having a majority of all the votes
of the said joiut asscmbr, a ma
jority of all the members elected
to both houses being present and
voting, shall be declared dulv
elected; and in cue no person
shall receive such majority on the
first day, the Joint assembly shall
meet at twelve o'clock meridian,
of each succeeding day during
the session of the Legislature,
and take at least one vote until a
Senator shall be elected.
Sec. 2. And be it further en
acted, That whenever, on the
meeting of the Legislature of any
State, a vacancy shall exist in the
representation or such State in
the Senate of the United States,
said Legislature shall proceed, on
the second Tuesday after the com
mencement and organization of
its session, to elect a person to
fill such vacancy, in the manner
hereinbefore provided for the
election of a Senator for a full
term ; and if a vacancy shall hap
pen during the session of the
Legislature, then on the oecond
Tuesday after the Legislature
shall have been organized and
shall have such notice of such va
cancy. Sec. 3. And be it further en
acted, That it shall be the duty of
the Governor of the State from
which any Senator Bholl have been
choson as aforesaid to certify his
election, under the seal of the
State, to the President of the
Senate of the United States, which
certificate shall be countersigned
by the Secretary of State of the
Afpkoved, July 25, 18GG.
Old shoes are ground up and
made into buttons, knife-handles'
combs,&c. -Many a man has combed
his elegant whiskers with what
wu once part of a boot u no
donbt not a few of ns have written
a tender letter npon what wu once
a piece of a nameless nnder-gar
The New York Herald has an
immensely sensational story made
upon the confession of an ex
Confederate, to the effect that ex
President Johnson, Gov. Hoff
man, Senator Morgan and Gen.
Frank Blair had conspired to
force repudiation upon the coun
try by flooding it with counterfeit
greenbacks and spurious coin.
The said relator is in enstody in
New York, held for investigation.
fhe following is the substance of
King's (fhe informer) story i
The first meeting of the con
spirators wu held in Tammany
Hall. Soon after their arrival here,
according to the statements given
by King and his friend Phelps
attended a Tammany meeting, af
ter which those previously Initia
ted into the secret remained be
hind, and subsequently some two
hundred of the conspirators reas
sembled in another part of the
Tammany building. Among those
present on the occuion King
enumerates Governor Hoffman,
ex Governor Morgan, General
Frank Blair the - latter wu at
this meeting made presiding offl
cer. Kins goes on to state that
it was decided at this meeting to
commence manufacturing conn
terfeit greenbacks on a large scale
in order to flood the country with
them, to purchase up all the gold
with them and by tills means te
withdraw all the specie lrom the
banks and from the private hold
era, and to so depreciate the cur
rency and paralyze all monetary
transactions and financial busi
ness as must have evoked a pop
ular rising of the people against
the government and thus compel
a repudiation of the national in
King further states that Pi tat-
dent Johnson was perfectly aware
of the whole thing that he wu
heart and soul in tbe conspiracy,
and that his appointment of Air.
Cooper u Assistant Secretary of
the Treasury was in furtherance
of the general object.
Tbe new Freuch Ministry has at
length beeu formed. Tbe Journal
Official give the list as follows
Minister of Justice and Religion
M. Emiieullivier.
Mluister of Foreign Affairs
Count Napoleon Daru.
Minister of tbe Interior Chev
sndier de Valdroue.
Minister of the Finances Louis
Joseph Buffet.
Minister of War - Gen. Edmund
Minister of the Marine Regaull
dc (.eumiilly.
Minister of Public Instruction
Emile Alexis Seuris.
Mluister of Publlo Works Mar
quis deTalhouet.
Minister of Agriculture and
Commerce M. Charles Louvet.
Minister of tho Flue Arts M.
Maurice Mcliard.
Minister of the Emperor's House
hold The Count Valliant.
President of the Couucil of State
Esgulrou de Parieu.
Sixty -kike's Dead. Amoug the
well known dead of 1809 are Secre
tary Rawlins and ex-Secretary
Stantou, SeuatorFeesenden, Henry
J. Raymoud, ex-President Pierpe,
ex-Attorney General Bates, ex
Secretaries Bell, Guthrie, Walker
and Toucey, ex-Governors Fitzpat-
rick, of Alabama, aud Pickens, of
Sottiu Carolina, ex-uovernor ltlt
ncr, Admiral Stuart, Gen. Wool,
V. S. Cozzeus, etc. In other coun
tries the list comprises Derby and
Lord Stanley, of Alderly, General
Dnlce, Prince Menchikoff, Marshal
Nell aud Troplong, Fuad Pasha,
General LordGough, Admiral Sir
James Gordon, who brought a Brit
ish fleet up the Potomac in 1814,
Marshals Regnault 8t. dean d'An
gely and Jomiui. Art deplores the
loss of Grisi, Berliozsnd Overback ;
science mourns for Hengstenberg,
Rclchenbacli, Jukes, and many
lesser lights; and the charities of
two hemispheres will feel tbotak-
Int away ot beorse reaoodv.
Other names are William Carleton,
Professor Contoeton, refer Cun
ningham, Alexander Dice, Lamar-
tine, and ote. ueuve.
Yesterdat Billy Carroll, acting
for Tom Allen, forwarded t500
forfeit money to Frank Queen, of
tho New York Clipper, accepting
tbe challenge or Mare. Alien s
oroDOsltion is to fieht for 12.500
aside, within any miles or Uncln-
nat, on the otn July, isvu, and if
any party is arrested In any other
State, that party forfeits the
money. The fight is also to be,
as alleged by CarrolL for' the
championship of the world. St.
Louis Kepnuncan, Jan. i. (
A Blush. Goethe wu in eompa
when the latter, belnsr reproved
for something, blushed and burst
into tears, tie said to tne motner s
"How beautiful your reproach has
made your daughter 1 That crim
son hue and those silvery tears be
come ner much better man any
ornament of gold or pearls; those
may be hung on tho neck of any
woman ; tnose are never seen con'
nected with moral purity. A fuU
blows flower sprinkled with purest
hue ia not so beautiful u this child
blushing beneath her parent's dis
pleasure, ana snedding tears or sor
row for her fault. A blush is the
sign which nature hangs ont to
show where chutity and honor
Th BlaiMl 4gta-Vlw
from th Bural CarolloUa.
The Bamie IBashmeria lenacuti-
ma) must, u a plant, never be con
fonded with tho Chins gnus, (BrA-
merta mcea ) The former is a
more vigorous grower and produ
ces a staple far superior to that of
the China grass, for tho following
reasons: L It naps better with cot
ton, wool and silk, than China
grass. 2. It can bo worked by it-
seir better than China grass, being
more euple, and softer and stronnr.
3. It Is tbs link in textiles between
silk sud Sea Island cotton, ranging
iu pnoe nigner man ine latter.
uegartung its adaption to the
cotton growing States, my experi
ence hu gone so far u to enable
ine to usnro yonr readers of tbs
following facta: L Onr river and
creek bottoms are the land . on
wbich to cultivate it with mater
profit than aay plant wo have now
In cultivation. 2. Tho soil must
conlalu a great deal of moisture,
yet no sianaing water mnst be suf
fered on the ramie-field. A. The
composition of the soli does not
make so much difference provided
moisture is present. 4. On tho
heavy soils in Louisiana it produc
es such s rapid growth that four
cuts ot five feet height can by
proper management bo relied on.
On undy land, moderately rich,
three cuts can bo mada u far North
as the cotton does welL Hill-sides
I could not recommend, except
they are very rich and have a moisture-retaining
The ramie Is a neronniaL and
once planted will continue to pro
duce its crop for many years. It
ought to be Planted in rows four
rest span, and in tbs rows eighteen
inches. The ground ought to bo
subsolled to the depth of fourteen
laches, or deeper, before planting.
The cultivation is very simple, and
consists tho first year in keeping
out tho weeds and stirring the soil
with a cultivator after each cut. In
the fall after tbe but eut of ramie
la taken, a furrow oueht to bo
thrown npon each aide, as a sort of
protection ror tne roots during tbe
freezes of winter. The first work in
spring, uy February, ought to be
the harrowing of the rows and tho
working or middles with a enlti
vator. After tho second year weeds
are not much trouble. Karly plant-
iug wm uring aoout nair a crop
tne nrst year. Tbe second year
tbe atand will be very close In the
rows, which is very important, be
cause the slender, long stems have
me nnest ana most silky fibre.
Tbe market for this fibre is open
The first small lot sent this sum-
mea to England brought an order
for twenty tons, with the statement
that any amount could be used
provided the manufacturers could
be sore of tho supply. What hu
kept tbe ramie back has been main
ly the want of plants and their
high price. This can be eully un
derstood when we consider that in
1857 the first plants (about 3,000
were Drought to New urleans, and
of this number only about one
third fell in the hands of spirited
There hu been a great deal of
speculation aua exaggeration on
the part of those who have bad a
few plants and wanted to make
fortunes ou tbera in one year.
sold mine at half the price at which
they were sold In New Orleans by
speculators ; yet the people prefer
red to buy the' plants there, aud I
had to supply the dealers. I could
now supply over a million plants
until iiisxt juarcb, and sm deter
mined to put the price so low that
they will be within the reach of all,
Summit, Miss.
From an exchange we learn that
careful estimates place tbe sugar
crop of the United States at 100,000
this year, against 80,000 in 1808.
Although the average wu mncb
larger this year than last, the season
thns far has been less favorable.
The sngarcron of Cuba Is put down
at 8,313,000 boxes of 450 pounds
each, a reduction of about one
eight as compared with tbe crop
7 1 I . I .1.. l-.l
in the Island began.
Tbe beet sugar manufactory at
Fond do Lac, Wisconsin, is an en-
entire success, and they are now In
shape to turn out one thousand lbs.
ot superior sugar per day. The
firoduct or mis rectory is already
n tbe market, and Is highly spokea
of. - Parties in Bipon have visited
the works, and steps are being
taken to organize- a company ana
put op a factory at tne latter place.
Tho sugar harvest of Louisiana
Is generally finished, and tho yield,
accordion to tho New Orlens Cres
cent, will not much exceed that of
lut year, wnatover or increase
there may bo will bo dne to the
larger area of cane planted. Tbe
product per acre is not equal to
that of the lut crop. The sugar,
however, is of excellent quality,
though the prices are not what
were expected from the disorder
and waste in the Island of Cuba.
Despite tho destruction of many
plantations in the process of the
revolution, tne imports rrom otner
countries continue to Increase In
snch ratio as to keepp down tbe
prices of the homo product.
Mr. Alex. Mcltae, of Liverpool,
under the bead of American Sumac,
calls tbe attention of the people of
this country to a very valuable
product of our soil wbich is almSst
totally neglected. lie says:
Very little progress hu been
made in this valuable product, and
we are without any supplies. Ths
low price quoted in American
cities for this most saleable article
evidences that the ablest care ia
not administered in tho gathering
and manufacture, which Is a pity,
when a remuneration of $120 a ton
or more awaits it in this.
. Everybody knows what Sumao
is. in some portions or we Sou in
It stows spontaneously in abun
dance. In very good soil it grows
to the height of ten or twelve feet,
and in large thickets. In tbe fail It
hu thick dusters ot berries of a
red color, and sticky, with a kind of
grewiy tar, to the touch.
Whether Ills only tit berries or
Ui ei:-:.e ; ' .t ! - :
prices e ae n t ir ; s- '. -1
eithef ce nuuey cc-.i U , j
by it.
CouM not our "u:i.ora r"- e
make l!,: trtuUc in biiuuc nue un
amply for the snort crops tLi y car i
. The tnrrouncllors of almost
every farm would furnkh several
tons, which, gathered and shipped,
wonld bring la a good supply of
money among as. (Wadesboro
WHSAT.-EUtlsttcs show that
Alabama Is tbe fifth State In the
Union in tbe matter of producing
wheat. A few years ago (Us was
not even mentioned In this connec
tion. .
A Peaict Crop. A writer in
tbe Norfolk Journal gives tbe fol
lowing account of this crop upon
the farm of General Bryan Crimes,
near Wuhlngton, N. CX :
"ine most remarkable feature
we noticed on the farm wu an ex
periment ia raising peanuts, which
consisted In a field of 640 acres de
voted to this crop. We have sel
dom, witnessed a prettier crop of
any kind, or one that we think
win pay u well. Indeed the value
of this peanut 'patch' is Incredible.
nero is a low estimate or its valno :
Fifty bushels to one acre (and this
estimate wonld be nearly right at
one nunnrea oosneis oa acre,) gives
us 27,000 bushels, which at tbe
modorate price of $2 per bushel
will be 154.000. Twenty-five
pounds of 'long forage' to ths acre
will bo 1,350,000 pounds, worth at
leut fifty cents oer ewL. maklntr
6,730. The peas that are left in
the field with the popt which are
unsalable, will fatten 600 head of
bogs, averaging 150 pounds, will
bo 90.000 pounds of Dork, which.
U 3 per thousand pounds for fat
tening, wm give us s..uuu. to
Ul, 987,000. -
Wo find tho following proposi
tion in the Bural Carolinian, for a
donation of lands to encourage Im
migration t
L That the immigrant shall oo-
enpy tbe land five years, and when
tney sell, or at am it to be to other
2. That the doners have no deal
ings or Intercourse with the Afri
can race.
3. That so long as illiterate ne
groes sit on juries, they will never
have recourse to law, (except when
compelled u defendants,) bnt will
seine among tnemseive ail dis
putes by means of arbitration
courts, established in every town-
snip or neignDornood.
One of my neighbors writes me
that be will give at leut 1400 acres,
perhaps more, No donbt alL or
nearly all, will eventually do like
wise. Tbe writer will donate three-
fourths of his best cotton and rice
lands, and they are not surpassed
in value, according to tbelr extent1
in theeouutry. , ,
200 acres to Chinese form
600 to 000 acres to certain Enro
pean Immigrants. Germans, awodea.
Norwegians, Danes, English, Scotch
I am ready, for one. to folfow
any other plan that may appear
better. Can you not, Mr. Editor,
suggest a netter one t
iiiTTKa tbasi cottok. River
men tell us that near lUcco's Bluff,
on the river, io Florida, there Is an
orange grove embracing about an
acre of gronnd, which hu borne
this year 300,000 oranges. These
at two cents apiece, would yield
16,000. Tbe average price of over
100,000 already oldwas three cents.
four or the trees yielded about
5,000 oranges each.
The following is from the pen
of W. Gllmore blooms : , .
I wu s paltry i wd, worthlM we4.
Is ajowa Und, loiouc iuM Joorrad:
Tbouga rick la growl. Iff loud ud da
UIMd, -Ko
eullnr flMtarM, lid mo poopl prliod.
Tho Wrucor oi ko bor wkkli Som,
m wu.uii IMIUCB BoroM tin Mil HO 1MB
llitrskouMd nedooply ia iM warn, dark
An oail'd ko MVm to bit pnpn Ml)
mw KiT-niii tnuiorcoa IM uwwklsa
BrttainopwiUboriluU umfk san lay
broad" . .
Till ka, liko bio, b? art aad ardor ditrm,
ttraw blatt, uiaillaf Uo Oooroo at Uoaraa
Ho, tko poor MYiiro, Uo to Ami aad kua,
la iholatt tratatai of ika aoblar raca.
atalund to waalMOd, wltfe aavtlopad
po ware.
That arowaa tka world with Waal!!
won wia nwm,
Loot all fcnoenr aad tarn kooaaw, ,
For Ml aa ax Dart, (or rtUakoa uaiai
Mo mar tka tan, oaly doomed to Strife,
m. aa.w. ami mw. v ufrwr IIIB)
Ol ad la bia prorn?, of iroat laoroua.
abq arar tnra at noiariBf ears im poaeo!
Grateful I toarUkad 'aoatk tbs guudiak
cor. - ' i "....
fast brought pa aoadfal Ugki sad goaoroai
Tka watek'd J growl k, arot octet an
roka ilia uawllllaf elod that broad tho
rottarhl witb food, aa aartor aor rbrobora.
Tul bo and I. atlwL eoatd do bo Bum ' -
iu 7oia ww bum, ibo Mraoi Ail. woo
UcroMO aad patos to
I boanreoa'd glad, with briackat widely
AadltuatlBf Uauoau, erase, waits sad
Tboa hoovy kaag with traMt-grtat balls of
TBatbarwWfr, ikowod tto prtelou wokltk
Sort earltof tllfc laid ODMts tka ilvkk.
aoromra mj rugia uoaauna, pars IM
Groat Sold of floaty grata, all ttarfd wltk
Thick tb HtaTtBly Holt, la tutuaia
Tat, by the guardlaa ganliit, (atoarad
Aad paot'd through tsglBO, a bj wlaard
Waratuiptof wood aad tod, at atoto tad
Aad tped te thoutaad raalau bojoad tbt
By othor arU tmployd-throuta etktr
I paot'd, aad olothtd la btanty tkoutsad
Gay tluttot, wallet! lewaa, aad- lortllett
QiYt Toll emBlOTBtat, aad the saUoat
Art Mboonag labor with raperior tort,
Crowa'd the what world with wooiik aa-
Realmi gladly itraggtod for my Tlrgia
Aad Uoaoty nadir elup'd mt to ktr arau I
That werttha aaUoaa gtaddoa'd aad ttoy
Tt hall with blaning, that which eaos was
Tha Uttla lowly toad, tba waribtow woadl
Woa tliaakt lor bloulag hoaor for th)
I bant tho noanaaf Htbma. I laMniwI
Th Ira of Vi r and owwo'd a&Bnrt
VtU'd ma world's ; (root Auroua
Aad gmw htm
hawaa aa te hnwaa
Till aiea tmtM oaeh latoea that I taa rti.
badly wna fvrtua aad with aututed
Yursa ilzit a l! ..
know tUt'tLe '"V--Christian
aisJ LL, 'v y A
had rested Li.v.'t II . '.,
and are hariuj it & i
is ;
The "Young ITca's CL: I
Library Association" a.-s
mined to afford its mp-r.1 ti.s
most pleawut - and L. . :?e
place to spend an ertalsj b t'.s
city. - . .......
In connection with tbe above we
have space only .to say that wo
heartily endorse the movement,
and are highly pleated to bear; t o
name of good men who btve t
en hold of this matter. This i:
plys a want long felt here, Ymi $
men have spent their events st
Immoral places, or la fmiui
amusements, for want of a e'.iu-o
where they could be sensibly sal
usefully, m well as interesUiidy oc
cupied. Wo urge our young mes t-v
Join hi with this movement and by
tneir aid ana presence beip it oa.
Every parent and every oae who
desires ths elevation of our youitf
men should take hold with beany
good will and push tho matter on
ward. -Let it bo conducted oa a,
broad, liberal and intelligent bails.
and sucosss is assured. -
A WtwaroA Ctiratr ' at
ajawvui Voamiir.
groat tbs Stanford (go ) Dlnptfck.
Mr. James Penplee. Uvin two
and a half miles from rManfoi &, e
tnainiaderars auu isoad, is snr.
rounded by a party of neiglta
boys, who are toad of the rtrt t f
eight homing. Over a wk g
tbsee boyo were engBa, ia t.
favorite pastime, and wiiiie a'
bed In the excitement of a foxc
were suddenly startled by v I
they called an unearthly sr- .
from some of the tree ton, t &
declared it wu a panther, so s a
catamount, and others believed t .3
voice that of a female ia aim-;:
They agreed to approach as e -t
tbe spot whence the screams ee-ue
u possible, and took op tho line cf
march toward tho place. At f i
step the screams were repeats 1, tt
tbe amazement or tne ooys ; an J, if
ths truth must be told, (here vrm a
perceptible terror la each oss's
voice, and dayiignt would have ex
hibited very bale laces. Guided
still nearer by the strange no'.;,
they distinctly heard the clank of
chains, Irons, and padlocks. This
wu too much for youthful temerity
to eudurev They were bravo beys,
but demoniac yells from tho tree
tops, accompanied by this rattlisg
muslo of the devil at the dreary
hour of midnight,- whan glioma,
hobgoblins, aad blue devils stalk
abroad, wore fraught with too
much Impending dauger to bo rel
ished even by stouter hearts and
stronger nerves. They retreated
like the "boys ia blue" from the
battle of Bull Burn in good order,
and reported to the neighborhood
tbe strange and wonderful sounds
which had greeted their ears. '
jar. reppies isugaea at tbe
alarm of the boys, bnt wu still oa
the lookout for strange sights. On
last Saturday his curiosity wu
somewhat relieved by seeing a
monster bird, something like the
condor of Sinbad the sailor, altgti
on bis barn. It gave a few of toe
screams which bad so disturbed
the boys, snd Mr.. Pepples wu
satisfied he had found the ghost.
He took down bis rifle, aud with
out precaution to pot In a silver
bullet, drew a bead oa the bird.
and it fell. On approaching it he
found that only one wing had been
broken, which be amputated.
Now comes the secret of the chaise.
One foot had hanging to it a steal
trap weignmg about four poun.ta,
which had. boeu. evidently , set for
varmints.; . It had been there for
soms time, as the nV-ii fc 1 roucl
off, the trap only htj'" by
leader. ' On mearoremeut i ILd
proved to be seven Ut from tip to
tip. : It wu of a black color, and
both similar aud diisimllar ia mnr
respects to an e-: I: f. t A
tbe feathers of its Ws, which bust;
about six toques ia imgta, ware
those Of an r- t rt t' a ua'f -a.
Jet , black r r i .
e .saoiaef
U' V- A
t raw iea
IS. - ! ' "
speciiis. AtL i t
doing Well, ud r
WUil.a VOlOwuut e, ,
At th reemi ball of the Aastrt
an AmbMs&dur of Home, tbe wm
lag of BttUorra was for the firal
time made imperative. As a coa
sequence America wu represcatel
only by its ladles. - Amoug the na
tives were the PrinceHs Carbsri
al aud Oslat, who looked like
walking Jewelry and lace shops.
The Barberins wore an Etruwui
necklace, found at Palattrlai, which
Is beyond all pries..' The Barberi
nL Oriental pearls are famous t they
aro worth nearly firtr thonsaud
dollaa. Every time the Princess
wears these pearls, and the euperb
rubies and diamonds which u
comnany them, aho hat to
receipt to tbs person who has
charge- of them; and wtura the
jewels are returned tbe receipt is
given back to her. They are mt
her Jewels. They belong to tie
family whose nsme she bears. They
have adorned princesses of tho old
Papal honse for two centuries and
must be kept safely for succeeding
ones. The Princes Borghese wore
a grand diamond crown and neck
lace which had three rows of glori
ous solitaire diamond. .,
Tom Allen, of St.
champion pugilist of A
', l.s
J cf
, ' .1
a , v
' !
accepted usee s c
for 12,500 a iV.
agreement have t
.i .
1 r .!
1 s
to I
e L:s i
..-ir tr"
tne principals w.
days to egre u
addition to tbe n
for, Alace wU i
belt s"tlnat a a .
7 I
by Allen, wl" " w f
h'm by 1.1s tU Lc
Tto rooey bss L.

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