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m pale, her way a to ly ly a road, at Jr., ving May that of on He the Baltimobe. Feb. — The Hon. Reverdy Johnson died at 815 o'clock to-night. While dining with the Governor at °it Annapolis he lent to the ytrJ, fell over a bank and fractured his skull. S, Reverdy J.ihnBon was born at Anna polis, Md„ May 21, 1796. He was edn oated at St. John's College in that city, _ and at the nge of 17 began to study law in Prince George's Co., in the offioe of J., his father, who was chief jnstioe of the judicial district of whioh that county was a part. In 1815 he was admitted to bur, and in 1817 removed to Baltimore, where he has ever sinoe resided. He has devoted much of his time to the arguing of case* before the U. S. Su preme Court. In conjauction with Mr. Thomas Harris he reported T val*. of tl decisions ot the Mtfylaud Cours of Anneals, known as [arris' and John Fill's Reports." the 1st vol, of which | ..' pesred in 1820, ..I d the 7th in 1827 ! , 1821 he was elect,,d a State Senator. 1, and at the expiratio* of hi» term in« 1825 he was re-eleoted for a second term. In 1845 he was ohosen a U. S. Senator, whioh offlie he na-gned in 1849 on being apDointed by PreRident Taylor, Attorney General of the United States. On the succession of Mr. Fil- w more after the death of President Tay 1er, Mr. Johnson resigned that offioe, d resumed the practice of law. Sinoe that time Mr. Johnson has fill ed high positions of trasts and honor in the nation, having served in the Sen ate with dis inction, and was sent by President Johnson to England as onr Minister to the Court of St. James.— He was a statesman of liberal views, a lawyer of erudition and nnnenil depth of thought, and as a man and a oitizen was honored and respeoted by the en tire world. His untimely death de prives the nation of one of its bright est ornaments as well as c ne of its most trnsted citizens.—Morning Herald. NEWARK, DEL . J. H. Rowlenson, • - Edifop. Our Enterprise. To-day we lannoh in the field of jour nalism the Satubdat Visitor of New ark. This is the first paper ever pub lished in the town, and why there has not been one started here long ago is a mystery to us. We have oanvassed the town but very little and find the in habitants as willing to aid in this en terprise as they are in any undertaking that is thought to be advantageous to this oommnnity. We have reoeived the hearty approval and aid of the leading oitizsm of Newark, who seem to be ative to their interest. A glance at onr advertising columns will show that the merchants and business men have giv ing ns their support, and onr list of tubsoribers ia very enoouraging. In side of a month we hope to have all neoossaty arrangements completed for as good a oonntry offioe as there is in the State, for the class of work likely to be needed here. Oar paper will be neutral in politios, as onr main objeot, is : First, to make a living ; second, to give to the pnblio such a paper as will oommand the respeot of it's patrons, while onr greatest pleasure will be to forward their interests. We shall pay especial attention to the loo il news of Newark and the surrounding oonntry; giving that whioh ia really and legiti mately news, and letting gossip go its own way. News of the week from abroad will be seleoted and oondeneed with oare. Literature, Agricultural, Scientific, Domestic, Humorous and Miscellaneous articles will weekly fill onr columns. We are thankful for the aid rendered, and will try to repay the kindness by publishing a good papor. As deeds are nobler than words we think the fewer promises made the less there will bo to fulfill, and shall let the merits of the paper speak for itself. DEATH OF REVERDÏ JOHNSON. day ms DEATH AT ANNAPOLIS. !r k\ an What we need now is some new ooon pation for onr haardening muscle and matured mind. Un'il within the last two jeaTs we have hot only had employ ment for own onr onergies. bnt also for thsSOO.OOO laborers fro n the Old World who annually found homes in onr fer tile territory. We hkrve always had some great work in prepress whi ih haa given fnll employment to all who wan ted labor; bnt we are now absolutely withont any undertaking of an indus trial character, except the machinery necessary for the supply of our daily wants. Although we have bnt entered npon onr hundredth year of indepen dence, so vigorously have onr energies been employed that we have nothing more to do. We have duj all the oi nals we nqnire and censirncted all the fortifications needed for onr defence; we have built more railroads thansnffioe for onr commerce, and onr mines and manufactories produce more than we can consume. Mr. Banning (Lib,, Ohio) said the times were hard, money was sctroe.and taxation heavy, and it was the daty of Congress to ent off every unnecessary expenditure, and to exercise the most rigid economy. In doing this, muoh aid or assistance might not be expec ted frim the Republican side of the Honse.becanse his side had taken away the luxury which the Republicans has enjoyed at the pnblio expense, and had exposed to the oonntry their extrava ganoe and wicked waste of the pnblio money. He was not surprised thatRe pnblioan members charged the redact ions in this bill to the ignoranoe of the committee which reported it, b manse Republican legislators arrogated lo themselves all the wisdom, and regard ed the people as ignorant. Snoess had crazed the brain and tmned the heads of members of the Ri pnblioan party, nntil, in place of Linooin and Stanton and ChsBe battling for freedom and against fraud and corruption,the coun try was hardened with the present ex trsvagant Administration, with it Wbiikey Bing, its Indian Ring, its Credit Mobilier, its| Pacific Mail snbs sidies, and its real estate pool. The Democratio State Convention of Connecticut will be held in.Musio Hall, New Haven, Febiuary 22. General N. P. B inks publishes a oard in whioh he declares be is not a candi date for tbe Vice Presidency. He bas no hesitation in saying that Giant will he the Republican candidate for the Presidency. î NEWS OF TOE WEEK m has so the on a of be ,n of fx-Emprees Eugenie is thin end pale, tut sill very handsome. She and her eon live in a plain unpretending way at Cbisilhnrst; ihe late Emperor's place atfihe table is daily decked with a little lunch of fresh violets. The Prince is well made, good looking and begins to display a dark brown mous tache. Jn^ge Van Cott, Mrs. TMonl ton' ccunsel, declines to make any reoinder to what he terms Mr. Beeoher's "beast ly speeoh," in referencs to his letter of advioe to Mrs. Monlton, and irreverent ly speaks of that pious man as a "holy bully." Packages containing $3,000 worth of goods for western firms, were thrown of a freight train on the Pennsylvania rail road, near Waverly, N. J. by thieves on Friday night. One of the gang waa ar rested. Ini the United States District Conrt at Memphis, on Wednesday, M. Combs Jr., a claim agent was convioted of ha ving defrauded the Government. His sentenoe was postponed nntil fifteen similar oases are disposed of. Bev. John Russel, Secretary of the National Prohibition Convention, has issned a oall for a National Prohibition Convention to meet at Cleveland on May 17th, and nominate a presidents! ticket „ _ Ai^Çharleston, W. Va., on Wednes ing, William Doolev, » shoe miker, was stabbed to aeath in his shop bo a tailer named Thomas Hines. They had quarreled about Mrs. Dooley. In the U. S. Conrt at St. Lonis on Wednesday, Judge Dillon rendered a decision in the oase of McKee, rnliDg that the trial mast go on. The taking of testimony was then proceeded with. Business seems to be reviving in Montreal, several faotories whioh were running at rednoed time have this week resumed operations at their fallest oa paoity. Tub Rhode Island Legislators met on Wednesday. Governor Lippitt'a message refers mainly to local affairs. He ncommends an appropriation for the Contennial. Bills were introduoed in the New Jersey H onse of Representatives, ap propriating an additional 810,030 to the Centennial C ommiwionero. Frederick Dookray, arrested in Cuba some time sinoe, whose oase exoited so mnoh interest, and who wo» taken to Spain and imprisoned, has made his esoape. He ia now in London, and has written a letter to his mother, who lives near Elmira. Ma. William, our V£ ,0«ttol at JfnnrL d fi ve °it m Cnba on aocouat of four or five months .rreagej of pay to thearmr. S, a JJ " d °"" f j 8 """'«2* o®?, ™ Pbl8 18 ** »ddiiton to $30,030,093 pra vioasly mcnrrdd. _ A freight train on the Pennsylvania Hulrosd was robbed near Waverly, N. J., on Friday night, of $3,000 worth of goods consigned to Western merchant«, The goods-were thrown off the c»r» in boxes and bails. A similar robbery was perpetrated near the same place a week ago. A man named Cahill has been arrested as one of the thieves and sont to jail. - w - John S.ellwagon, the banker of B if falo, who snap mded on Monday last drowned himself on Saturday night. His body wss found in the Erie basin | ouljof the water, and frosten, and H 0°0 in his pockets. ; 1, A »OT*sA supposed Cj.xlie Rots been dis- 'çrrsd «t Tii .Ohio, to. '<** left -t Tiffin m otober by two "»n who i mmediately d.saooearel. He saya his Lime is Charlie Skates, and that he came from Oincinna i. H 18 photograph has been sent to Mr. Ro.s, w ho will go on to see ntm. I* >« reported from Jaokson, Miss , 'hat the impeaohment of Lieutenant Governor Davis and the removal of Sa penntendent of Elnoation O.rlozo are considered oortain. It ia doubtful if 'he impeaohment of Governor Ames will be pressed, as his oonviotion is re garded as nnoertain. In the Superior Conrt at W orcester, Mass, on Wednesday morning, Luoine W Pond withdrew bia plea of not guil ty to three of the twelve indictments nn whioh he was arraigned last week. He was sentenced to 15 years' imprison ment. Th ; rty-two indictment» against him remain, whioh have not been pres sed. Bffa day New Yobk, Feb. 8. —John Dolan was resentenned to dnv for the killing of James H. Noe. His young sister sat beside him. After he had been placed at tho bar Assistant District Attorney Rollins related the foots of the oonvic tion and the sentenoe of death, and the writ of error, the confirming of the sentenoe, and the sending of the pris oner back to the Oyer and Terminer a gain to be sentenced. Mr. Rollins then moved for sentenoe. Several objections and motions by the prisoner's counsel were overiuled and Judge Barrett said: John Dolan, you have by yonr coun sel taken a writ of error to the Supreme Court at its General Term for the pur pose of reviewiDg the proceedings npon yonr trial. That oonrt, after a very pa tient investigation of the oase, in an exceedingly elaborate opinion, has ar rived at the opinion that there was no eiror, that yon were lawfully oonvioted and yonr sentenoe jnst, and have remit ted the proceedings to ns, directing ns to fix a day for the execution of the sentenoe- delayed by the operation of the stay affixed to the writ of error. Nothing now remains for this court bnt to fix that day. I assent to the sugges tion of yonr learned oonnsel so far as to fix the day, within my discretion, at a period sufficiently far distant to ena ble yon, if yon still desire to do so, throngh your oonnsel, to take the opin ion of the conrt of last resort. On that point I shall see to it that amp time is given for that puipote, so that withont the operation of any farther stay of pro seeding* by the mere opera tion of time yon may have the opinion of that oonrt as to whether there was any error of 1 >w or fact. The oonrt, by virtue of its power and by the reotion of the Gener d Term, does i fix and appoint the 24'h day of March of the present year, 1876, as the day on whioh the sentenoe shall be executed. Permission waa granted the prisoner to speak, and Dolan said: Yonr Honor, I stand here now in this oonrt for the eeoond time to be sentenced to death for a crime of which the Lord knows I was not gnilty. 1 was ounvioted throngh that watoh, and God know» I got possession of it inno cently. God Knows I never killed the man. I never raised my hand to a hu man being to kill him, and it is too bad to be sentenced for it twioe. Dolan waa then taken to the Tombs. of lo it its of bas will the ll di 1111» A re'olntion was offered in the Ohio Legislature, recently, requesting Presi de at Grant to dismiss relatives from offioe and appoint Union soldiers ia î their stead. Hanged by an Angry Mob. Chablebton, W. V»., Jan. 26.—There have been many editing occurrences m the Kanawha Valley, but nothing has taken place in this region one-half so startling aa the work of death done this morning at odo o'clock by an orga nized mob of 1,000 men, acting under the orders of J udge Lynch. Five men were in the connty jail yes terday, all held to answer for murder, Two were the Belcher brothers, who wantonly killed a young man on Camp bell s oreek, last fall. By the various arts known to the legal fraternity, their in trial has been put off from time to time and it seemed at last that jaatice never to would be done in their oaee. Two oth murderers were John Dawson and Rufus Estep, each 21 years old, who, on Christmas night, cut to piec€8. al most in sight of his home, Thos. Lee, a coal miner, and an honest, ludustri ona and law abiding oitizen. They not ua only hacked the poor man to pieces with their knives, but threw him over the bridge into the stream, and follow ing the body as it was borne away by the current, stabbed it again and again »t whenever they oonld get within reach of it. The murderer» were taken on the next day and placed in jsili Among the miners the excitement as intense, and on the last day of the year a crowd of three or fohr hundred men, who had -taken an oath not to touch a drop of liquor until jnstioe should be meted on. to the »..»m», 0 oame quietly down from the salt work« and mines, marehed to the jail and de manded that Eitep and Dawson should be delivered to them for punishment. Several influential citizens tried to stay the mob, but in vain ; and it was only the vigilance and promptitude of the Sheriff and his deputies that saved the livds of the wretched murderers at that time. They were smuggled ont of the j«l and taken m a skiff twelve milee down the Kanawha river, and the next daythey were lodged for safe keeping ,n ^ h «» P,,r ' t . er * burg 3 "n'u.°o h ° ndre 1 and fifty miles away. The County and Circuit Courts being then in session, they were brought back under a guard of twenty armed men. Ye iterday an applioition wa* made for a change of venae, the prisoners' able counsel holding that their clients oonld not get a fair and impartial trial becanse of "the excitement, irritation, pnblio opinion and publio prejndioes now existing.'' Judge Bmith would not render a decision, but adjourned the case until this morning. The coart room bad been packed all day. Hundreds of Lee's excited friends were in town determined that his mnr dirers ehonld be made to answer for their orime. No insult was offered to the prisoners, and no disreepeot was shown to the Court ; but it was plain that the people were only waiting for one more exouse to take the law into their own hands ; and this was afforded by the action of the Court. Bnt while the tempest of wrath was gathering, there came tidings of anoth er murder in the oonntv. Tom Hines, formerly a tailer in Cincinnati, had been too intimate with the wife of Bill Dooley, a colored shoemaker, and had made up his mind to put Dooley out of the way. So yesterday he out the shoe maker's throat. He was then taken and lodged in jail. The negroes, who up to this time had taken no part in the movements of the mob, were now aroused. Hundreds oame into town and cried for vengeanoe. All that they needed was a'lean er and ajead-r, they Boonfpuni* .Vt eight knight ■weetr Ngwe ortfVfowd excited 1 men, white arid black, and a little later a steamboat came down the rivdr with more than a hundred men from up the oonutry. By midnight there seemed to be an organized plan. At the word a rush was made for the jail. The warden was easily overpowered and Estip and Daw eon were taken oat. The negroes then broke in and brought out Hines with yells of malediction. The two crowds were now united, and in good order and with bnt little noise thev marched to the bridge at Campbell'« Creek, where the murder of Lee had taken place. The doomed men were 1 given time to pray. Estep and Hines wept and begged for life, bnt Dawson onrsed his oiptors, dared them to hang bim, and when he was about to be tnrued off he expressed the hope that he would meet them all in hell. He died niter ing the most awful blasphemy. Estep was then drawn up by the hands of a dozen strong men and was ohoked to death after several minutes of horrible torture. The necries took Hines to a tree about a hundred yards fiom the tridge, and in a few minutes he was swinging in the air. A gnard was left to eee that the bodies of the three murderers were not out down till dawn, and the men qnietly dispersed. i h. 1 Paris, Feb. 5. —The Journal des Dé bats classifies the Senators elected yes terday as follows : Conservative Ra snblioans, 100; Rid.ioals, 10; Munarch sts, 70; Bonapartiste, 41. The Sieole g ves the following result: Republicans, 101; Legitimists, 38; Bo uanartists, 45. Tue Paris Journal has the following table; Rspnblioans, 87; Bonapartiste Conservatives, 48; Governmental candi dates, 23. The Rtpnbliqne Français (M. Gam betta'a organ) claims 167 C-institutio nal Republicans, including the lifeSen ators recently elected by the Assembly It is expected that the Senators from the oolouiea will all be Republicans. The Moniteur says, notwithstanding the defeat of M. M. Buffet aj»d Dufire there ia no probability that the Winis try will change before the Chambers meet. M. Buffst is expected to be a candidate for the Chamber of Deputies at at Mireeonrt and M. Dutsure at Msrennes. All the Republican journals are con fident that their party has a majority in the Ssnate, and believe this ensures the consolidation of the repnblio. The lea ders of the Left consider a revision of the Constitution in a monarchical, and especially in a Bonapartist sense, henoe forth impossible. The conservative pa pers admit that at least half the Senate is republican. The Journal desDebats says that the moderate and conciliatory republicans are eure of an important mtjority in the Senate. Madrid, Fab. 5.— The report is offi cially confirmed that the Alfonsist Gen eral Loma has captured Valmaseda and is advancing in the direotion of Duran go. The Oarlista have been compelled to abandon the siege of Bilhoa, and bave evacuated their fortified positions surrounding the town. The whole mi ning district is now free fiom Carlists. Gen. Primo Rivers has captured the tort of Santa Barbara, near Estella. G.-n. Martiniz Campos has entered the Batzan Vollfiy and occupied Port Ve late. The royalists are closing in npon Don Carlos. Snbaeribe for tha Viarros. MOODJ AND BANKET FTTT l Dt irs There was an intereeting time at the tabernacle d*pot on Saturday selling the relics of the Moody and Hankey meetings. Most of the bidders were gentlemen who had been prominent in the meeting. The towels need by the riv'v.dists brought $5 apiece, and other art des in rroportioD. Mr. Mi nounced, platform, Bible rest, crimson plush on the pulpit, and a speaking tube from the platfohn to Mr. Moody's room, all in one lot. 1 "How muoh am I bid Î 860 $100 ! Shall it be $110?" said Mr. Shaw to Mr. Stuart. "No, sir," said Mr. 8. "I have no desire to bid against Mr. Bailey, for he intends to turn preacher, and I know will want this platform " $110 was bid, however, followed by $116, and was knocked off to Mr. Joah ua L. Bailey at $126, who seemed to perience considerable pleasure in aeon ring these relics Moody's oane seat chair went off at $65 to George H. Stuart, and Sankty'a »t the same price to Mr. Fields, Mr. Stnart arose and stated that there were persons present who had coma for the express purpose of pur chasing the chairs used in the body of the building, and he suggested the pro priety of putting them np at once, "But before taking up the lot " he .aid, "f^esire a few of them disposed 0 i sinHy. Now hero is one that the oommiftM cnarant^AWM k- na« Grant,^President of the United State. during hie visit to the dennt on the lAtk ofDceciXr" P 6kh "How much am I bid " said Mr Shaw. -'Five dollars six 'ten twelve and a half fifteen seventeen .é/i . twenty, twenty-two and a half—not anv more? Ah yes Mr Wanamaker bids twenty-five 'dollarn-it à n.i" ..j it! announcement wï» received^with»ton „iastio obeering, and a remark from Mr Stuart that if he Lad known that Mr' Wanamaker was the bidder, he would have mb it np much higher. The ano tioneer then stated that thera ».« more chairs he would now dYspose of— one that had been used by the preei dent of the executive committee and the other by the Bev. Dr Newton Dr. Newton's chair was run nn to 825 and knocked down to Mr Stnart while the one he (Mr. Stnart) had need was sold to Mr. Fields for twenty six dol Urs. It had first been knocked down for twenty-five dollsrs, but two partie» olaimed having made the bid, and on being pnt np again Mr Field's extra dollar secured it. Governor Hartranft'a chair was then taken np bnt there was not ao much sharp bidding indulged in and MK^Nanamaker easilv secured it for $5. Mr. Blaine'sl chair met with a similar fate, and was purchased by Mr Fields for tha same snm. Mr. Wand maker's ohair brought 847 60 • Colonel Thomas Soott 820. and Fred' Grant's go t no bid. The other ohairs 'brought one dollar apiece. Q _ pJ- PACii.—Frank Hathaway murder ® d Ml88 Slayton in Plainview, a few and then tried ineffectually *? himself. Hathaway s wound, in throat, endangered his life, and he w £ 8 ^. 11 village hotel, where physicians attended him. A Sheriffs uWjJ was ln BOnunil charge of him, blB Precarious condition rendered M8 fP? unlikely.^ His father and moth had an adjoining room, and they or others watched night and day at his het Aide. Mi«a SUqrtonh funeral ooonr jnoladed nearly 1 .H u| hw neighbor »» ^bjen very popu J« r '-Th^ iatid w U nd # a ballet hole in iî e forehead, w*as visible when the cof fiQ was opened for the people to look, ttnd " e .* , * ht heightened the already r °3f*- Uldlgn • ^^' er 'he services £ wa8 . held in the woods near by. and l>nihing waaresolved upon. 1 ■ ithaway was very low last night, beleived to be dying. At mid S, 1 ? " *"* lynohers arrived at the hotel, "hi y numbered about fifty, were mai k ed . and obeyed the ordere of a leader, Jht darned a rope. They entered the buflding at the front and rear, and went parents room, to whioh uî? , were »'«racted by a light. Mrs. u t"eway arose, and the lynchen «ei Söd 'hcr himband as he lay in bed, snp P oa * n 8 be was the murderer. This mis a ' a -® oada ™ only a brief delay, and 7?"°* "itthawuy w^s speedily found, H ® was to , w ®" *0 réairtor utter a word a \' et aeemed « a j>" hU plight fnUy. A woman who had been watching with " im j J1 ?® d with hi* parents in,pleading a *°*' *"«» but '"®mpb hustled them °j. '" e ^° om - Hathaway made ap. P®**B>® 8tn ™ 8 a " d t«f d to Bpeak.bnt wt « w bea were merciless. The rope , K hl " î® 01 ;' and "®, n - f a J 1D 8 bold of the sheet on which he oani « d "im out into the yard. Therenpon the rope was seized and he w >."i.?f agg 1 d Î? a tree beinB nearly choked to death before he was snspen dc ,Sl 4? .* " mb. TqB 1 brutal outrage is not very gene rally condemned in the exoited oommu nity, owing to the natnre of Hathaways crime. He offered undesired attentions to Mis# Slayton, and, being repulsed when he asked her to marry him, he shot ker and then attempted snioide. y 's platform was then an il it waa conolnded to sell a at in of in the the The oonrt house at Bridgeton, N. J., was crowded on Saturday night with persons interested in tho verdiot in the liar fit oaiii. The ringing of the oourt house icjl at 10:30 called the oonoourse togot.ir. Ühe verdi - was "not gnilty, on tho ground of insanity." Each ju rat cert fl -J to the Lading, after which *h" ÙP57 disohs j. ' < Wdiifi to the law of New Jersey if ill« ncidrdd or fiiuLisof any "parson who -Oil have been acquitted aa afore ■aiu 4' lia ground of insanity ahall giv SIM l rity in such amount as shall ijfaoturj to the oonrt, with condi tion that snoh Innatic shall be restrain ed frtm the commission of any offence by ssolYsion or otherwise, it shall be lawful for the oonrt to make an order for the pnlargement of tuoh Innatic and his delivery to his kindred or friends. The counsel of Landis are debating whether they will try the "security" plan or apply to the oonrt to appoiut a oommiatiou, composed either of physi cians or unprofessional men, in the na ture of a oommisaion de lnnatioo inqui retdo, to establish the present sauity of Landis. Nobody pretends that he is insane now, and it wonld be the veri est farce, not to say rank injoatioe, treat kifu as a Innatic now. Baionne, Feb. 5.*— The division 'of Gen. Morales attaoked the Carliat fort at Ardtun on the 29th inst., bnt wer« npnlsed, losing 2u0 in killed, inolad itg one Colonel. Information hu reached here that Gen. Morionea is advancing in the direction of Azpetta while Generals Loma ahd Qaesada ' pushing toward Durango. Tsi Chinese emigration into California (Set year «mounted to 18,144 person«, while the Stale gained a total increase of doduIu. lion of 69,172. F Subscribe for the Visitor. bi to »re Indissolubly linked with the initiato T movements—as entreaty for justice, protest against wrong, and earnest warnin 8 ®* resistance to oppression— whioh culminated in the immortal dec >*v»tion, »nd eventuated in the triumph °. f * B lorion * révolution, and the estah bshment of the independence of the States, are the names of Bodney, Reed, W«'». B"" 0 » 1 aQd "* h ® r "' whll " t ' he J>'»f* , ot j"**?ry whioh re count the heroic deeds of war, are em bbzonedby thenamesof Haslett and „ * nd V e illumined with espeoial effalgenoe by those of "tbo company of P eU T are - nnder M>® brave Kukwood, Î? who ?' "7* 9 on ®7Ä? ( I ' I * h ' hon >®) He °7 t L ®®i » W® 'Memoria, none oonld be superior." _ V »" indisputable fact that little in her Bodneys. Reeds, Biy Clayton», etc., has ever contribn ted , l 1 qao , U of patriotism, conr " ge ' I statesmanship to the P 0 ?"®»» of the Republic ; snd fall we 18 |' f"own'hat nothing but the small Political mflaencs of the State, because of h ?I dl " inntiT ® proportions an! in con8 > der »ble population, has kept some . Ï- em . ,r ° m r " 0 bing that highest . r? n î n . 8«' ot th ® people, to wh *°. h their B reat »bilitie» and yalnable "JT* 0 * 8 "'Bled them the Presidency, i h ® I"? 8 ." 81 d ®B r «« to whioh a high ? rder ioteljeo nal oapaoity haa been *r an8m '"*® ' r °m parent to ohild, î? r0 ?5 h " *?"?, u »our generations iD the Adame family, of Massachusetts, h» 8 often been the subject of remark ; bnt that instances, similar in kind and degree, have occurred in al least three Delaware families, hi not so generally known. Of the R'ldneys, after Cæiar, a sign er of the Declaration of lad and a prominent member of nental Congress—oame On «nr A. who was a dist-ingirshed Senator in Oon gress, and United States Attorney Gen* eral ; Daniel, who serred with ability in botji Horses of Congress, and was also Governor of this S f *ta ; Georg«' B. t who, w-th no less ability and U» notion a ^ved twl terms i\i the lower 'House «f O ograss, and; - ithdrawing from publio Ufe, devoted himself ex clusively to the profession of law, and reached, and still holds a leading posi therein, and John H.. who, though a yonng man, gives abundant evidence that the reputation of his family, now, in a large degree left to his keeping, will not suffer thereby, Of the Reeds, snoceeding George, the signer of the Declaration, and a distinguished member of the Oonti nental Congress, are George, jr., one of the ablest lawyers and moat elo quent advocates who has ever prse tioed law in this State ; then Goorgc and Wm. T., both gentlemen of nn common ability and fine onltnie, emi nent at the bar, but who neither aspired to, nor held pnblio stations. The exhi bition of talents in this family, has not been restricted to the male line, for Mias Marian Beeves, (Fadette; a daugh ter, and a grand-danghter of the last George, have, each as author, added lnstre to a distingniabed name, Weari thorn, one of the sweetest of Miss Beeves' stories is abont to be dramat ized for, and to be pnt upon the atage by the oelebrated Maggie Mitohel. „ Ik 18 better known, that the present Senator, the Hon. Thomoa F. Bayard, Delaware's favorite son, in whom the best qualities of the hn man heart and mind are embo iied, is the fourth of his name and family who has occupied and honored that exalted position. Bnt of bim I shall have more to »ay in a sub sequent letter, Letter from Delaware. From Jacksonville (Miss) Pres». Delaware ia, with the exception of Rhode Island the smallest State in the Union. She waa one of the original thirteen ; was not laggard in deoiding for freedom and independence and was the first of the States to ratify the Con stitution of '87. Three oonntiee—New Castle, Kent and Safsfx—compose the State ; of whioh, the first named oonteins more than half of the population, and a still larger proportion ot improved, taxable perty—whioh ia largely due to the act, that 'Wilmington, a city of 40,000 inhabitants, the seat of the moat va ried, and some of the largest man tories in the United State», is th located. l ufao erein by God made the gem so smalt And why so huge the granite 1 Because ood meant mankind should set The greater value on It." Although dwarfed in statnre, by com parison with her "huge" sister to the North of her, and denied many of the metslje, mineral and other natural re sources with whioh most of the larger oommonwealths have been bleaaed, her history, from first to last, shows that she has ever been able to fnrnish, in ample proportion, to tho qnery of the poet : "Askw "What constitutes a Slate 1" His appropriate reply in the person of her children, 'Ken, high-minded men." sndeno», e Conti di Fibr m New York —New York. Feb ary 8 —A fire broke ont at half-put »'clock this evening at No. 125 Grand street, whioh proved the most destruc tive for years. The fire bnrned tnrongh the entire block bounded by Grand, Howard, Broadway and Crosby streets, altogether aboni thirty buildings. The total loss is estimated at four and a half millions. One firm, Oaspin, Brnndèret A Co., laoe dealer', estimate their loca at a million and a half Five ' Hidings on Broadwaj wer • nua all od Grand street f.xuopt Nn. 123, where the fire broke ont. Two flreru„_, David Ointe, foreman, and John R. Bnsb, as sistant, ware killed and several others injured by the falling walla. At one time it was feared that the heart of the city would bnrn. Great crowds and muih excitement. The fire wa com pletely nnder oontrol by half-put ten o'clock. The Continental Hotel and several tenement houses were among the building» destroyed. rn 6 o ' Brownsville, Tenn., February 7.— Samuel Boyd, Depnty United States Marshal, was shot and killed on Satur day evening hy H. M. Oiarke, one of the editors of tbe Democrat, in a quar rel which grew out of a political dis onssion whioh began in jest. Boyd ac cused Clark of having been a Ku-KInx leader, and Clark retorted by saying that Boyd had been a Loyal League leadqr, to whioh Boyd responded, "yon «re a d—d lisrl" Clarke asked him to retract, bnt Boyd put his hand behind him as thongh to draw a pistol, and advanced on Clark, who drew a pistol and fired three shots, one taking effeot in the right arm, another in the shoul der, ana the third near the heart. Boyd expired in a very few moments. Oiarke was arrested and held in $8,000 bail to answer. Both men have tami lies and were previously on good terms. Gzn. Oeorge Lsmar's rival for the Mis eippi Benatorslip, is lo bo rewarded for hie withdrawal by a place on tbe Supreme Benoh sf th* State. An Editor er 177S. In 1775 there were four newspapers published In New York. Kivlngton's Royal OattUetr was the subservient tool of Die British authorities. The Mercury. published by Hugh Gaine, was a time server and trimmer. Anderson's Con stitutional OazetU was born and died in 1775, and had no influence whatever. The N''W York Journal, published by John Holt, was the sturdy and iinpur chasable organ of the Sons of Liberty. Its editor fled the City after the disas trous battle on Long Island, ami hr was heard of afterward as publishing hi» newspaper at one and another of the towns of the Hudson under clrcaim stances that would have apulied s les» determined man. In the month of Au gust, 1777, wiitle it Esonus, he printed an advertisement, in which lie proposed to take any kind of country produce in the way of trade. His prospeelus reads very quaintly : "And the printer, being unable to carry on his business without th* necessaries of life, is obliged to af fix the following price» to Ids work, viz. ! For a quarter of news, 12 lbs. of beef, pork, veal, or mutton, or 4 lbs. of butter, or 7 lbs. of cheese, or 18 lbs. ol fine flour, or half a bushel of wheat, or one bushel of Indian corn, or half a cord of wood, or 300 weight of hay or other articles of country produce as lie shall want them, In like proportions, much money as will purchase them at the time; for other articles of printing work, the prices to )>a in proportion to that of tile newspaper. All his emto mera who have tp spare any of the above, or other articles of of country f iroduce, he hopes will let him know t, and afford him tile necessary sup plies, without which his business here must very soon be discontinued, gratifying to be uble to state that the sturdy patriot survived the Revolution, and lived to revisit the city of which lie had been Postmaster in 1775. His patriotic labors und sufferings justly entitled him to the following epitapli : " A due tribute to the memory of John Holt, printer to tills state, a native of Virginia, who patiently obeyed death's awful summons on the thirtieth of Jan uary, 1784, in the sixty-fourth y his age. To say that ills family lament him is needless- that Ills friends be wail him, is useless, that ail? regr»t!iltn, unnecessary ; for that lie merited every esteem is certain. Tho tongue of slan der cannot say less, though justice might say more." Such an epitaph, in scribed over the dust of an editor, who had also held commission as Postmaster, opens a wide field of emulation to the journalists and officials of these later days.—Scrlbntr. ■I It is ear of Good for Pony—Mo Good for Warrior. Colonel Stevens, an officer with mucli experience of savage life, was employed on the plains os Government Engineer, to build a number of stone houses for tho Indian chiefs. These tenements were designed as baits to catch their tribes, in six months all his tenements were gone, sold to the white men for a few kegs of whiskey. One big chief, Long Antelope, kept his hopse, and Stevens rode to see this chief, us being a man of higher hope than others of ills race. He found Long Antelope smoking In a tent pitched near the window of hß house, "Why living in a tent, Long Antelope, when you have a good house ?' Long Antelope smiled. "House good for pony,—no good for warrior—ugh !" Steven* went in. and found Long Ante lope's pony stalled in the dining-room. "A house," says Stevens, is too much for a full-blood Indian's bruin. The only notion you can get into such n fellow's head is. that to settlo down means to wrap hi-' shoulders In a warm blanket instead of in 8 skin, to lo tfuboi. me Agency, h ' id rfr Vw.i, iut hunt, and to spe.i i his time in smoking drinking Instead of taking scalps." ...id Father ami Eon. There are two regular patrons of tho police station ln Springfield, Mass., fa ther and son, of whom the Union thus speaks: "When the old gentleman gets into Umbo the son appears and proceeds to read him a long lecture qn the sin of drinking and its attendant evils, usually winding up with, "It's good enough for you. I nave done all that a son could do to make you ilve properly, and you have no one to blame hut yourself." Money is raised to pay the old man's fine, and then the son takes his turn at getting drunk and smashing things. Straight way the father appeurg at the station house, and, with a benign expression on his countenance, plaintively in quires; 'Is this the example which 1 have set you, and am I to be thus re paid for all my watchful care and ten derness?' The family pay fit.e, and then it it the oiu man's turn. The funny part of the affair is that fa ther and sou have been lecturing each other in this way for »bout nine years, and neither of them seems to have the slightest idea of the extreme ludicrous ncss which their continued exhortations have attained." the aon's lair« ln Recent investigation* have shown this curious fact about sponges : That no matter how long it may have been used kept dry, its life ia apparently re stored when it i* wet. The sponge be ing wet with warm water and placed in a warm room, the extremities of the sponge after a little while appear to be alive and reach out like so many snakes—the longer they are. the great er tire motion. Nearly half of all the ■lender points seem to come to life, but after they become dry the motion ceases. All sorts of dust were pnt upon the sponge ao that they should be nnder the same circumstances as the pores of the sponge, but nothing but the pores showed any motion. Th moymig parts, when caught witli pli er».- would pu: 1 out a portion of the ■poDge. When there is much water in the sponge they eeem to be satisfied, but it Is as the sponge is drying gradu ally that evidences of life are exhibited —thie fact being discovered with inetrnment which magnified only for ty-two diameters. esc ... Pome Influence, Homes, whicii are the nurseries of children who grow up Into men and women, will be good or bad according to the power thatgoverns them. Where the spirit of love and duty pervades the home—where head and heart bear rule wisely there—where the daily life Is honest and virtuous—where the govern ment is sensible, kind, loving—then may we expect from such a home an issue of healthy, useful and happy beings, capable, as they gain the requi site strength, of following the footsteps of their parents, of walking uprightly, governing themselves wisely, anil con tributing to the welfare of thou abont them. On the other hand, If surrounded by Ignorance, coarseness and selfishness, they will unconsciously assume the lame character, and grow up to adult years rude, uncultivated, and all the more dangerous to society if plnced amidst the manifold temptations of what is called civilized life. "Give your child to be educated by a slave,''' said an ancient Greek, ''and, Instead of one »lav», you will have two." Reward is not payment; it U a fras gift, however we have won It. The Jalna, aie tbelr neaped lor Aa mal Elle. The Jailli, a large and influential re ligious sect of the Hindoos, cherish a profound respect for animal life, and only avoid harmingany livingcrea ture, but make it a rule to protect and succor every ailing and helpless one that comes within tlreir range. The Jain priests, when In the street«, wear a veil over their mouths, to prevent-the possibility of swallowing some tiny in sect fluttering in thq air; and carry about with them a broom with which to clear the spot where they chance to sit, that they may not liijure or crush any living things with their weight. When the devout Jain meets with a wounded animal, lie tenderly cares for it, taking It into his house, and nursing it until it is healed. The rich members of the sect support hospitals for sick and dis abled animals, where tlielr wants are carefully provided for until they are able to shift for themselves. One of the largest of these hospitals is situated in Bombay, ln a thickly-pop ulated district, and is open to all visi tors. In a large outer coart, surround ed with sheds, ailingand decrepld oxen are entertained. In this ward, the strange spectacle Is presented of patients with their eyes bandaged and their legs bound ln compresses; while those that are unable to stand, by reason of their many infirmities, are provided with beds of clean straw on which to stretch themselves. Attendants are lu waiting who rub and dress their coats, and bring food to the lame and paralytic. A second inclosure is reserved for sick and afflicted dogs and cats; and a third contains diseased birds. "Aged cows," says M. Bousselct," spend tlielr lives peaceably ln this Paradise efthe brute creation, in company with bald vultures, and buzzards that have lost their plumage. At the other end of the court, a heron, proud of his wooden legs strutted about In the midst of blind ducks and lame fowls." All the domestic animals, and all the tribes that dwell In the vicinity ofman, , have their representations ln these hos pitals. Rats are among the most nu merous inmates, sharing the asylum with mice, sparrows, peacocks, and even jackals. Connected with the hoe pita! at Surat Is a »r 'clous granary, w 1 ; all the damage grain from the baz.urs is thrown for the benefit of myriads of cockroaches and insecte "< various sorts that thrive upon this wo tierful bounty. not The English Walnut. The home of the English walnut (Jug ent regia) is Persia and the Himalayas. It was introduced into Europe, at a very early age, by the Greeks, who planted it in all their colonies. It found its way into Italy many centuries prior to the Christian era, and was greatly prized by the Romans, who gave it the name Juglans, said by Varro to be a contraction of the words Jooit giant ,— Jupiter's nut. The Romans diffused the tree through their provinces, plant ing it even ln England, where ft was lied by the Saxons Wealh-knut, or foreign nut, whence comes the modern name walnut. In Russia, the tree is called Greek nut, probably because It w as carried from Greece into that coun ■ try. The finest walnut-trees in the world grow, It is said, ln Asia Minor and along the Black Sea. Persia, thousands ot families subsist upon the produc« of a few roods of f round devoted to walnut-trees. The '•uUding Netot, giving statistics regard ing the tree, says : "Near Balaklava, ln the Crimea, there is an enormous wal nut, which belongs to five Tartar fam ilies, and which produces annually from 8U,ooU w| lUOjfhVj iii-u. j'h:* , ee is r. .11 to ho nearly J.Wnli vears old. At the Village of Parthcnit, to Greece, there is a walnut tree whose trunk is 20 feet in circumference. This tree is worth £27 annually. There are several very ancient walnut-trees in England, the most remarkable of which is hi Norfolk. The trunk of this tree Is said to be 80 feet high, and 11 feet In diameter. In 1027, » walnut-tree was cut down at Mel wyn, in Hertfordshire, which, when standing, occupied a space of 2,299 square yards." The timber In Circassia and of the English walnut Is light, hard, fine-grained, and suscepti ble of a high polish. It Is consequently greatly valued for various purposes. It is, with the black walnut, almost the only wood used In the construction of gunstocks, and $3,000 has been paid for a single tree to be worked up ln this manufacture. England annually con mmes 20,000 full-grown walnut-trees, which are Imported mainly from Italy tnd. the ports of the Black 8ea. A Tartar Tent. A writer on the Tartars says "Their tents are made of felt, stretched on » framework of thin curved strips of wood six feet long, which fold up for the camels to carry, and when opened out take the form of a segment of a cir cle. Four of these frames form the circular side of the tent, and on the top are placed curved rafters which con centrate in a hoop three or four feet in diameter, which is the rooftree and chimney. As soon as it is all bound together with camel's hair ropes noth ing short of a tornado will make it budge. When the bright fire of a sax aul (a shrub which serves as fuel here) throws its ruddy light over the bright colored carpets, rugs and ensilions which are separated within, and lights up the arms and cooking utensils, the saddles and bridles, Tartar guitar, and various household articles which are hung np on a light trellis of wood cov ered with thick white felt, there arc less pleasing interiors to be seen not far from London or New York than the kibitka sf the Tartar." BnffMlo Bonca. It is stated that many of tho settlers in Kansas, in the valley of the Arkan sas, have done a profitable burines- by gathering np buttalo bones. Tim pi ai nes for forty miles each way from the railroad have been gleaned over till not a relic of the chase eon lie fourni. Heads and ribs are worth $5 a tun ; these are shipped to Philadelphia and ground up into fertilizers. Shins aud slioultlei blades are worth $10 a tun, these go to the sugar refineries. The horns are worth $30; the tips are sawn oft here and. sent to the factories of umbrellas, fans, pipes, etc.,; the re mainder is used liy the chemist*. Bits of hide found hanging to thehnnd» sre taken offaud scut to the glue fuctoriea. Every fragment of these animals is made to serve a purpose. Uood couDNel. Never be set down hy trilles. If 1 troubles come upon yon keep np ami fear not tho' the day b« a «lark one. If the sun is going down look up at the stars. If the earth is dark keep your eyes on heaven. Miml what you run after; never becontented with n bubble that will burst or a firew ork that will end in smoke and darkness. Fight hard against a haety temper, auger will come, hut resist it stoutly ; a spark may set a house on fire, and a' fit of passlou may give you cause to mourn all the days of your life, if you have an enemy, act kindly to him and make him your friend; you may not win him at once, but try again.