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At the Southeast corner of Fifth and Market
Streets, Wilmington, by
TU* Enterprise will be delivered to subscribers
in the City and suburbs, at 10 cents per wook,
payable to the Carriers ; mailed from the Office,
four dollars k year, in advance; single copies.
two cants. The Dailv will give the latest_
Telegraph and otherwise, up to two o'clock,'
A. M., and ho served throughout tho City before
sünrise, every morning orcopt Sunday.
Written for the Daily Enterprise.
a moon,
But, at the Iiottoin of a pond
And much amazed was he
strango a sight;
The heavenH underneath him,
Aud the stars all shining bright.
means dry.
Now in tho schoolbooks he had road
Of many wondrous things ;
Of tarn tho world turn'd upside down,
And how a star wore rings.
not versed in heavonly lore,
And thought it a strange whim,
That Indies always fixed before,
Should go and take a swim.
Then feeling rather dry,
He thought he'd take a drink;
But stumbling e'ar a stone.
Plump in &e mud did sink.
In'truth ha then saw stars,
But they were in his eyes ;
htd lefr the water,
And looked down from the skies
Upon n
Whilo the
quite sober
Who henceforth will be wise.
will mako you sober.
If you happen to fall in it;
'Twill surely make you drunk
If you drink your brandy in it.
Parke Benjamin, In his
makes tho following empilai hits :
much renowned for phrases, said
Ami "ic earliest tiling to children taught U "Go
taught U "Go
it whilo you're young."
A mandate which they all obey, and if the truth
The vast majority keep
and go it when they'r
i' 1 i.
LET 'ER Rip.
Another phrase which oflen glides i
Ib one of line »igniflcance aud beauty, " 1*1'
linvo kept this manduto o''
music, from
In the lato panic
and o'er,
And let lier rip mo frequently, that
A Now York honker aiked
a young Jady ot
^ that city, what kind of money bIic liked host. ~
" Matrimony," B h 0 replied. - , ^
• tine
" Jf proporly invested, it will î
stock every two years," she said.
Somebody said that if naturo had designed
man to bo a drunkard, alic would havo construc
ted him liko a churn,
firmly ho would stand.
that the more he drank
A chap publishes a challenge i
in the world
a Western
lieat him walk
ing a plank without
Tho editor of the
paper, having learned that tho follow was con
fined five years in a treadmill, offers to hack him
for two cords of wood.
A poor Irishman offered
old saucepan for
mile. Hi. children gathered around him and in
quired why he parted with it " All, my bonie» "
answered Ile, " I would
it but for a little
he after parting with
money to bay something to put
At a ball ir
danced with
Baltimore, a gentleman, having
a young lady whose attractions,
both personal und conversational, seemed to have
mado an impression on
havo tho pleasure of seeing her on
" Why, no, sir," replied the fair one, " I shall
be engaged to-morrow evening ; but I'll toll
when you
" 1 ,ho11 bo b «PPy," «claimed the atrieken
wharf, selling clams.
his sensibilities, asked
the following
Saturday night," resumed the lady,
! me at the foot of Walnut stroet
hear these words " Am I not my
master," coming boastfully from tho lips of
just entering upon his majority, we
cannot forboar recalling the reply of a French
princo to a stranger whom he encountered in one
of tho rooms of liis palace. '• Pray, sir," said the
Prince, "to whom do you belong7" "To my.
self," gruffly replied tha stranger. " Ah, my
dear sir," was tho ready retort, " what a pity it
is you havo such a stupid master !"
For the benofit of " tho nephow of his uncle,"
and for that of sundry others of our modern " de
scendants from the Casars'' who seem disposed
to check the tonguos of their so-called slondercr s
and defamed by enforcing a change of olimalo,
we resuscitate the following : Philip, fathor of
Alexander tho Great, being advised to oxpcl from
bis dominions a
of him, "I shall take
he, " for then ho would go and slander
a young
who had been spoaking ill
not to do that," said
"Who throws tho bouquet to-night at the
*ho question asked by Manager
Grammel«, in Dickens' " Nicholas Niekleby."—
. In Paris, the actors provido their friends with the
bouquets that
theatre ?''
bo thrown
tho stage. We
rcinembor hearing of the mother of a colebrated
actress being very angry at finding only oleven
bouquets, when she know that she had furnished
bo thrown. The
until they become
i liouquets answer
fuded that they will not hold
To make bens
' vrsll directed blow
lay |>crj>ctually*-hit them n
Dn the huud with a elub.
I Jj
H. L. BONS ALL, Editor.
NO. 1.
Kentucky Horse-Jockey in Georgia.
t£ A Ht rancor in these parts. I reckon 1"
I was fatiguod by a week a traveling by
stage-coach, over what they called an " alli
gator road," (the fttes deliver me from such
another, ) and was not disposed to be very
civil, anu certainly not in a very agreeable
humor, so, without raising my eyes from the
Hoor, merely nodded my heaa with, yes, you
reckoned right first time."
A efrair was placed by my
preparing to bo very uncivil,
tinned :
" Great country this, sir, but no more to
bo compared to old Kentuck than
side, and I was
, when he oon
iver alligator to one of our race
horses. A light from your wood, stranger,"
said he, out-stretching his hand to mo.
Ilia peculiar tono and address amused me,
•nd excited my curiosity, so, for the first
tiny, I looked up, and, with a half smilo at
ms^ar-fotchod simile, offered him my cigar.
apparently about thirty years of
ago—aim burnt, and dusty ; his nock, which
was almost bare, was encircled by a broad
collar turned far back from tho throa
t ; bis
beardloas, but an incipient mus
ho adorned his upper lip, and bus oye was
bright and cunning its
lilu a fox's,
His dress was evidently intended to be
"fast," but the tailor had overstepped the
mark by einbollishing the fancy coat with a
very wide figured braid or binding, extending
round the edges. In his hand he had a rid
ing whip, with which ho amused himself by
carelessly striking tho tops of his boots.
Leaning toward mo, ho continued in a
rather low and confidential tono, for there
were many others in tho room :
"Vor y good pooplo in this section, but
slow ; not up to tho boys that drive round
Louisville. I knew you wasn't bred in theso
s soon as I saw your gait, when you
up to the door and walked into the
bar-room ; reckon you'r from old Kentuck,
or Virginia perhaps—thoy raise good stock
m Virginia too !"
" Yeg," sajd I, smiling, " I'
do, but I'm not so fortunate as to
eithor State ; my homo is at tho North, in
told they
Now York."
Well, you've a long road to travel," said
" Going to mako any stop in this
place I"
No, I take tho coach to-night to Oolum
. U ri ß ht > we go the same road," he said,
' n t vo U8cd U P c thhi ono horso place'—
sold tho last pair of ponies I had to-day."
"Had you many horses when you came
l.ii -,
" No, I sold all but one pair of little Cana
dians before I arrivod at this plaoe. I started
with forty head."
" Indeed ! " said I : " you must bo a dealer
tfef&Sr whlt r* got for tw
L •• Yos, that's boon,my profession for
»years, but I sho_
[ up
\ people rideisucM
Apitftst my fcoUngs. Now, that last spa^r
ltttlo Canadians I fairly gave away, you
may say, for I only got live hundred dollars
tor them ; didn t sell a pair of tho others for
less than seven hundred."
"But," said I, somewhat surprised,
must havo paid you very handsomoly.
" Gave mo interest on my money, v
know, which is all I care to make. Th
cost me. laid down in Kentuck, with all ex
poses from Canada, about forty-five dollars
a piece ; but as I said before, tho most I care
about it is to sec people ride good horses ;
taint the little money I make that is any
object." J
I said nothing, but was altogether convin
cea of his disinterested motives.
The coach drovo up to tho door, and tho
night being Une, I mounted tho scat with the
dmer, and had hardly seated myself ere my
jockoy oompanion also mounted, and took
the vacant seat by my side, and again com
menced, while I, resigning myself to tho force
of circumstances, listened.
"Sold ono old horse that is pretty well
known round this section, I reckon, but mo
ono knows it yet though ; sold him to the
S î" 0 > 1 ?", I , bou 8 ht hi "> of last years. I'm
afraid he 11 bo profano when he finds out he's
got th» same old nag «gain. But I let him
udge for himself. He thinks he's somo at a
bU ' T° *? d0 th4t T«" know,
stranger. You aco he don't care much for
fast horses, but likes a stylish, gay animal
that wifi show off well before the women ;
so, when I was here last year, I sold him â
splodid nag, one of tho handsomest and best
horsra I over saw; but I knew ho would
soon take tho flesh off of him, and cool his
spurt, by keeping him dancing round tho
streets, and I would bo Tory likely to get him
back again cheap ; ho paid me
, ^
' i(!»'t I hate to s
dollars m gold, and gave mo an old lamo,
e . 0 , Wn h , or "° in »«hange, with a long
switch tad, and a mam that looked as though
it had never been oombed. WoU, I took that
nag homo with me. had him rubbed down
everyday, woU fed, and in a few months
Ss!? 'S'* nd Ure, y " « A two-year
old. But mind you, 'twas aU oats, and a
week s driving would havo made a frame of
him «gain. I thon cut off his main and tail,
tnmmed his fet-locks, and filod his teeth to
make him look young, and brought him
among my horse* this time. When I
Mr. G. I told him I thought ho might w
want of a match for tho horse I sold him last
year. As I expected, ho said ho might want
anothor, for the horse ho bought of me
used up, and thin as a rail.' "
" Well," said I, "I've got th© very thing
you want ; something hard to beat, very
stylish, fin© action, young and ambitious ;
but you mustn't expect mo to give him to
for nothing, aa I did that other horse—
" ave one le®« than nine hun
dred dollars, and when you seo him, you'll
Ç h ? a P »t » thousand. And off I
lftcr K™« ki" » few
cuts with tho whip, just to wake him up
fore mounting. I soon was putting
through his paces before the door, to the
miration of Mr. G. and a few idlers that wero
standing near. After some little persuasion,
permitted him to mount him, but
had given him many cautions, s
was so lively, young, and scarcely
(I should have said broke down, ho .» UK u
ingly added.) Well, he lik«d him much:
tine action, said ho, looking very knowiner,
and good grit, but I'm afraid he's not w>
young ns you think ;' and then examining
hia mouth, ke «aid, in an undertone to on© of
' WA8
1 -
not until
his companions standing near, ' not a da
8ik ÿears or I'm no judge and. ttimiii
to me, said ho. ' I will give you just sere
hundred and fifty dollars fbr him/ "
Not a dollar less than nine," said I. '
Say seven hundred dollars and tho hoi«
I bought of you last year," he urged.
'Twould be money out of pocket," Bar
I, but didn't say whoso pocket, mind yoj
for I don't tike to deceive people ; " but),
said I, "just for old acquaintance sake, aiji
as you have always paid tho cash down. iuI
gentleman should do when he gets a bargg^,
I'll say eight hundred dollars, and tho oil
nag I sold you last year, though he wa&ijR
nevor to bo compared to this ere one !" -i
Ailer some hesitation, just for the looks
the thing, you know, he paid me tho eigjt
hundred dollars, just one hundred dollatif
more than he gave tor the otner one, a nq
his own old horse back again, and I
on a horso that, in three months, will be )tl
was. I reckon when tv 1
main and tail of the horse he's pow got Jjl
gins to sprout again, some of his ffreudkJii
recognize him, if ho don't."
On my saying I should liko to visit K<L/
tucky, ho said ; ft
you do come, stranger, just innujf
and I'U sell you as gooa a horse**!
i to York as you evor three a leg o\m
and let you havo him at a fair price." j[.
I thanked him. and at tho same time assn*
od him, should I visit Kentucky, I show
not fail to find him out, and moro especi ally
should I think of purchasing " horso
being now fully convinced of his disintereswil
motives in following his profession of Ja
jockey, and of which profession I douT®
not ho was ono of tho brightest ornaments]?
good as ho
for me,
tako or
SWoatland'B Adventure on Lake Eri
It was a beautiful morning in Septei
last, and Solomon Sweatland, of C***
on tho Ohio shore of Lake Erie, had ans
at the earliest dawn to enjoy his favori
amusement of hunting deer. This oxoit;
sport he had been accustomed to follow
connection with a friend and neighbor, wl
by the aid of dogs, would drivo the deer ir
the lake, whore Sweatland would purs
them in his canoo and shoot them with
difficulty. On the present occasion ho ^
left his cabin without his coat or waiatco
to listen for tho having of the dogs as th
drove the deer. Tho welcome sound k-h
greeted his ears, and ho was surprised to li4
hat a noble buck had already taken tj
water, aud was somo little distance out in t
lake. In tho enthusiasm of the mornou-!
throw his hat upon tho beach, jum ped jj
his canoo, and put offafk^i^m|mHÉ^Hi
Ï ^ « hundred and fift v
I V™-'" Rinconada ami LV
"t .owaÄ',1 iX u
Bphefr£££ "°™'"*tolby hirahaJ
land hod been attained, aud the com? hll
already shipped a heavy sea before ho ovih!
to°k tho doer,^who turned aud made for tho
shore. Upon tacking to puraue him Sweat
land was at once apprized of hia daiger by
the fact that, with fiia utmost hi
not oiüy made no progress in the desired
direction, but, on tho contrary, was driftinc
further out to sea. He Inul boon observe?
in hia outward progress byhis nefoXr ^
woUm by his own family'aud as L diitp
peared front s,ght, considerable apprehension
was felt for his safety. The alarm was soon
given in the neighborhood, and it was decided
f>y those competent to jmlgo tbat Z rotm!
would bo impossible, aud, unless help could
be afforded him he was doomed to ®
«ta tu° rsTutss
friend. Ttay Enad'e stretohcsoff^orefii ^ho
without difficulty and danger retumo«! tn T
». *isi „ai A"Äfinäs
. A
dy, but notwithstanding he °mado every
eifirt to attract tho attention of their croiïl
he failed to do so. For a long Ume the shoi4
continued in sight, aud as ho traced its dim
and fast-recoding outline and recognizedThe
spot where stood his cabin, within whose
preemts wero the cherishä objects of his
affeotions, now doubly dear from the dto
spect of losing thorn forever, ho felt that P the
last tie wUeh united him ii "mpaSltap
fdlow men was about to bo dissolved
tom \ B0 ( 0 1 8ai i°, r ' " d b *aexperience 'taught
him that • whilo there was lifo thore was
hope.'' That experience taught him also, ns
the outline of tho far off shore disappeared
from his sight, that his only expedient was
to endeavor to roach tho Canada Ehore^
14 "wÄng a
bring his voyage to a sudden termination.—
could only dopend upon a kind Providence
Ervsi ? «Ai
that long and fear ful night. Wet to the skin <1
by tho oonstant dashing spray;
time in the w ater half way up to his knees ;
so cold that his blood seemed chilled i
veins, and almost famished with hunger, he
felt that death was preferable to such long
' continued sulleringj and nothing but the
thought of his family sustained him i
; exertions to keep lus boat trimmed and
headed for the land. When morning dawned
the outline of the Canada shore greeted his
eyes, and he found lie had made land in the
vicinity of Long Point. Here he met with
another difficulty, in an adverse wind and
heavy breakers, but the same hand which
had sustained him thus far guided him in this
emergency, and after thirty hours of
-i milting aud incredible exertions, he succeed
ed in lauding in safety. What his emotions
were on again treading the " green and solid
earth," we shall not attempt to inquire ; but
hia trials wore not yet ended. He found
rodeuH'himself, faint with hunger, ami exhausted
)tl with fatigue, at tho distance of forty miles
1 from any human habitation, while the coun
try that intervened was a desert, tilled with
marshes and tangled thickets, from which
.nothing could be obtained to supply his
wants. These difficulties, together with the
' reduced state of his strength, made his pro
gross toward the settlement slow and toil
some. On his way ho found a quantity of
>goods which had beeu thrown ashore from
j[. tho wreck of some vossel, which, although
they aflorded him no immediate relief, were
1 Ufterward of material service. After a long
and weary march tlirough the wilderness he
arrived at length in the settlement, where he
w'as received aud treated with great kindness
Ja and hospitality by the people. When his
strength was sufficiently recruited, lie pro
cured a boat and went in search of the goods.
These ho found and brought off. Ho then
started overland for Buffalo, where he dis
posed of part of his treasure, and with the
proceeds furnished himself with a complete
outfit, and finding the Traveler. Captain
Charles Brown, from Oonneat, in the liarlior.
he engaged passage on board of her. The
captain and crew had heard of liis disappear
ance, and looked upon him as one risen iVom
the gi avo. His story
scarcely to bo credible, but
in person to verily it, it could not be doubted.
Within a day or two he was on his way to
join his famUy ; who, he was informed by the
captain, had given him up for dead, and wei t*
pped in the deepest despair. His feelings
bo easily imagined as lie approached the
vicinity of that home which he had never
expected again to behold. When the packet
arrived opposite the house, the crew gave
three long, loud, and hearty cheers, and tired
guns from tho deck in token of joy, which
led his family to anticipate his return. On
landing, ho found that his funeral sermon
had been preached, aud had tho rare privi
lego of seeing his own widow clothod in the
habiliments of deep mourning.
I:! -
so astonishing :
he was the
A Contented Han.
Ä '
Ä ' Atas wan Hi H
2 "(benches commanding a view of the]
mmhd . aTem } es °( 4,10 ga rtI 0"- This j
fattor part o'f iuhuun°Ld rC ?n f 0 * 0 ^ l '' e
winter î^ d '? da T s m
parted' rotS,I î th< î, dn ™ r of dü '
Em fi iaTta^liv« 'A" 1 "' bn B U .
th!ir ptaylÏÏ U^rchEio^jTlih" 1 *''' 18 UmI
sort a numher nf .„pIm' Hither' ol o re
men wh? b »Gh m ge,ltle '
' T h , audable thnft »» small
french arE to ™"î,otTS h r r W |" Ch ' hu
sunshine tnd save fire^El h H " U °- V
often bo firewood. Here may
when tho^° f thc , 0 J d scho °l
into^ometfon.^ir T W V'° d ,liH blood
liko a frost hftu u dut fi - 1' ln ß «bout
fife" f umnglirri ^S^^^^ 0 f the
tTonH Wh Ha^re ""'i-Awnln
äs 1 :
T Elîfîw î 1 dw^yed gentility, and
Sf-Jüä - ySè-SS
evor, ttafhe leÏÏÔm'kiiS a Jh37!S.t°t'
at the saine üme ntacWth!, Üd mth " d .'>
cheek TfWhm , r ?n h , J v ry ' maid s
forgots'tasdCTEtaïoüfesEx ^ ^
fhad taken a lilrinr to thta »is
taken a lilrinr to thta »is .1
Th«.r.. «r no o,! 1 ! k-?" i thl8 °- d gvntleman -
lencu ii7h?« < (ie ' ab 'i" a E?P reSS ' 011 of bo " ev "'
iv romarke/to V' ducb ,? " a ™ V( ', I y frequent
^Thè o^nÄreh PO ' i * Cr , d T ,of
tho^and litti. of 4bose
twice uKÄlS °, nCe ? r
ifter wbif.h «Ä j with a bench,
other; at length^mV" pa ®f in ?.? ach
pinch of snufftoirethwni!? t0 ta ^P a
KnSfÄS 8 Ut .° f h,S box ' which
HÄ". ? aUn B "I 4 together in the
? B together in the
itaÄ that *" «P«cew.s
hi/ÄÄ hh ^ u ^ r' panion in
"now a a Ct m om naSTmo " i,,S th "
fell into a nEmZrto ^ * h ' < °"mp<uu.0n
SlK 3 «®
dcnoîiner#'V f th ^ nE ' 110 ": lui «Vrctlj
âËâ "
<1 èm'ci i Si 15 "f then- approach in time
himself singularly fortunate in havi
la-ad upon his shoulders ; several of his
neighbors having been guillotined as a pun
ishment for being rich.
When he reached London he had but a
louis in his pocket, and no prospect of getting
another. He ate a solitary dinner on beef
steak. and was almost poisoned by port wide,
which from its color he hud mistaken for
claret. The dingy look of the chop-house,
and of the little mahogany-oolored box in
which ho ate his dinner, contrasted sadly 4
with the gay saloons of Paris. Everv tiling
looked gloomy and disheartening. Poverty
stared him in the face ; ho turned over the
few' shillings he had of change : did not know
to become of him ; aud—went to
•hat w
the theatre !
He took his seat in the pit, listened atten
tively to a tragedy of which ho did not
derstund a word, and which seemed made
up of lighting, and stabbing, and scene
shifting, and began to feel his spirits sinking
within him : when, casting his eyes into the
orchestra, what was his surprise to recognize
old friend and neighbor in the very act of
extorting music from a huge violoncello.
i the evening's performance w
„» tapped liis friend
ssed each other
in the shoulder ;
each cheek, and
over he
they ki;
the musician took him home, and shared his
lodgings with him. He had learned music
•complishment ; by his friend's advico
a means of support.
Tered himself for tho
- turned to it as a means of support.
He procured a violin, offered himself for the
orchestra, was received, and again considered
of the most fortunate men upon
he lived for many y
during the ascendandy of the terrible Napo
leon. He found several emigrants living bke
himself, by the exercise of their talents.
They associated together, talked of Prance
and of old times, and endeavored to keep up
a semblance of Parisian life in tho centre of
They dined at a miserable cheap French
Here therefore
They a cheap
restau mteur in the neighborhood of Leicester
restaurateur in the neighborhood
Square, where they were served with a can
cature French cookery. They took their
promenade in 8t. James's Park, and ondea
nicy it me luuieries; in snon,
shift to accommodate themselves
•irything but an English Sunday. In
1 the old gentleman seemed to have
nothing to say against the English, whom he
affirmed to be braves gens ; and ho ming'
so much among them, that at tho end
a few years he could speak their language
almost well enough to be understood.
The downfall of Napoleon was another
epoch in his life. lie liad considered himself
to make his escape penniless
out of France, and ho considered himself for
tunate to bo able to return penniless into it.
It is true that he found his Parisian hotel
had passed through several liands during the
vicissitudes of the times, so as to be beyond
the reach of recovery ; but then he had Been
noticed benigtcvptly by pyvernmon
a fortunate
t, and h'vd
independently. inSTes fi
j . As his once splendid hotel was now ocon
I"" 1 " sam '' he hircd a sm »U chnm
. 1 m thc »tüc; it was but, aa he said
P han S ,, « 1 .' 1 ,sb «lroomuptwopoirofstah?—
he w ? s stil > " his own houEo. His Zm
ri. < ? ora ' ed , . with of several beau
ticsol former times, with whom ho professed
1,1 ve bc ' cn on f*vorablo terms; amonir
them was a favorite opera danc™ who Z?
'oifinf'Vi " ,i "' ir ? ,i " n Paris "l 'hi breaking
ml . thl! revolution. She had been a pro
tegee ot my fnond, and one of tho few of his
youthful favorites who had survived tho
IT 0 md various riciskudÏÏ
^bey had renewed their acquaintance and
±ÏT *£* th °" T ited h "» > ^ tho Cu
without a huret'öftmhusi^m^Ä" sÉ
: üï
his command. He had Versailles and St
owner of tiJam"^ they 7
S a 5 r ) or °w d s are my vtaito,», ,
"5>, ÜK e 1 i uld «agnior himself to display a
«mety of beauty. Nay, what is bet
them m" tr "» b 'c ontertaintag
n My cstate ,s " P" 1 * 04 Sans Souci,
where every one does as ho pleases and no
°! V! 4roub,es the owner. AH Parts is niv
theatre, and presents me with a continual
SpCCtac ^ 4 b »ve a table ^JLi fo? me in
f vc 7 st rcet, and riiousands of waiters ready
when l4bink "P"" U>e vario^ Sks
I have run, and the manner in which I havn
^ cai,c,l _ t,lem ; when I recollect all that I
havo suffered, aud consider all that I
sent vn J 0 J> I '^nnot but look
» man of singular good fortune'
Such was fBWS^S this practk».
T °l
them, but when it is onco pist, their natural
=ry ^rShÄ
story nf my little Frenchman I have tri*
ä" 1
upon iny
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Tho Phil delphia Press learns that Themas
Washington Smith, who*'
murder of üichnrd Carter,
sanity at tho time of the commission ofrha act, is
Ilis condition is u
acquittai! of 'the
the ground of in
a confirmed maniac.
source of much regret to his friends,
A correspondent of the National Intelligencer
estimates the live stock in the Union,
Cattle of nil kinds $18,378; horses and mules
896,050; sheep 21,722,290 ; swine 30.334,913;
Total value $655,883,658.
Ibllou -
The Houston (Texas) Republic, givc9 the fol
lowing notice ol a persevering pedestrian We
have met
from Montreal, Canado, to Houston, Texas, a dis
tance of pcrhai* 2,500 miles. In most cases he
journeyed along the banks of rivers, and when he
crossed from Louisiana to Texas lie found the
red with water between the lino and
individual who had traveled
the turn of Liberty. This gentleman spoke in
the highest terms of the hospitality of the people
along tho whole route. Ho had served in Sir
Lacy Evan's Brigade in Spain, during tho war
between Don Carlos and Queen Isaliella. He
accustomed to carry a knapsack and prefer
red travelling on foot to any other way.
I of animuls
of the ele
As Wotiibwcll's larger collecti
entering Harttcpool, (Eng.)
pliants traveling abreast, attached to a large van,
"Chubby" either fell or lay down on the ground,
and before this
discovered, the horses druw
had dragged him a short distance,
ing the
part of h*H body becoming "jammed" between
the bottom of the van and the ground. He was
specdly extricated, and restoratives applied, but
tho poor animal
had fallen, in about two hours. "Chubby"
the animal from the right side of which a tumor
was removed, at Hull a short time since. He
been quite well since, losing flesh ; and
lost week the right leg was fomented. It is sup
posed that the cold weather affected him, and
hastened liis death. lie was about twenty years
rallied, and died where he
The engineers und firemen of the Housutonic
Railroad have been competing with each other.
tho greatest number of miles
to sec who could
with tho smallest amount of wood. On Thursday
of the locomotives, with the regular passenger
hundred and four miles, consuming
cord of wood.
The trial of Mrs. Julia M. Dewey,alias Lewis,
Friday afternoon
for horse stealing,
at Oswego, N. Y. The prisoner wi
and sentenced to three years and two months'
imprisonment in Sing Sing prison. The Tim« -4
save the lsmiitv or the fn^rru^l Imd^u effiji
save the lsmiitv or the fn^rru^l Imd^u effiji
and h'vd
On u lucent visit to the Lancaster (Pa.) prison,
it was found that Richards, the murderer, bv
means of liis coatribution box, has made about
fourteen dollars, which he intends to appropriai.!
for the expenses of liis burial. Anderson, his
in in crime, has slreudy received over
forty dollars, a great part of winch he baa givon
to his wife. Richards will givo hia money to liis
brother John, who inlrnds lo have him dcccntl,
Some months ago, Charles Morey,
imprisoned at Paris, and while
gating out of tho window of the prison, w
dcnly sh
can inventor
deud by a soldier
guard below.
Tho soldier bad misconstrued the orders of his
superior ofiicor. Through the efforts of the
Americ 1.11 Minister, Mr. Mason, the French
^ <* ^ htHhaud.
Mason, the French
of $15,000, as
out to the 20,000 mayors of tho
various communes of Franco to doliver no pass
ports without the personal attendance of the in
dividual, whose personal peculiarities j
more carefully depicted, specifying all the dis.
Anguishing marks of the physiognomy.
Late accounts from Port
Prince, Hayii, re
present that city, and indeed the whole island, as
suffering terribly from the combined effects of a
financial crisis and a smallpox epidemic,
harbor of Port
Prince, however, was tolerably
Conrad Pleistor, a brovver
St. Louis, made
a wager that he could uplift a half barrel of beer
by liis teeth. Whilst endeavoring
had hia upper jew broken in so foartal n manner
that it is expected lie will die of his injuries.
William Walls, a soldier of the Revolution,
died in Waterford, (Conn.,) on Saturday the SOlli „
elh, afied over 100 year.. He ws, buried on
Monday following with all the honors of war.
to do so lie
In Little Compton, R. I.
Sunday last, there
storm which continued fur about
fell in Dartmouth, Maos.,
hours. Some
the some lime.
Tho bill for imposing n tax upon nyslar. was
laid on tho table in tho Virginia House of Dole,
gates on Monday, by a decided vote.
The laborers cmyloÿed'i
phia Passenger Railway i
a force of policemen it
from rioting.
the West Philadel
e a l*°u « strike, and
requisite to restrain them
in tho city of Now York nearly
forty thousand women who sew for a living
About thirteen thousand of these
makers, eleven thousand tailoresnes
makers, four thousand four hundred c!o»k and
montillu-makens throe thousand dress-makers
and milliners, besides those employed i
branches of needle-work,
have been out of
■Ui I
and vest
n other
Most o| these women
ployment during the i mB t
winter ; only about three thousand of them il i
said, have had work tn dn during this period.
Shirt-makers generally receivo twenty.fivc cents
a day.
i a debt of $3,869,000, and.
about $6,500,000.
property valued

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