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Hr . LANG Attorney and Conoselor
, at Law ib)onaldsonville, La. Will
practice in all courts of the State of Lou
Isians. jy1l9
IHOMAS B. DUPiEE, Attorney and
r Counselor at Law. Offie: No. 6
Pike's R1hw Baton Ito11,1 La. Willt
practice ln tile State and federal courts.
may31 .
W1 % I i HE RTS1'U N, Attor
r nI('Ecnort. oran IatLaw. Ofice
. ...u lvutarv 'et, baton Rouge,
I a; t a ice in the 'lfth and Bixbth
Juticial Districts. feh8
A. M. JISntIoN..E. (. DUnU)...L. I). lI ALM.
L neys at Law. Office on North Bon
Ievard street, near the P'oetoflce, Baton
Rouge, La. Will attend to all law buMi
Inonn entrusted to tlhem in this and ad
joining parishes. febp
II. M. VAVII(Yr.. ...J.. . H LAMON.
F AVROT & LAMON-Attorneys at
Law. Office on North Boulevard
strceet, Baton Rouge, La. Will attend
to all law nbusiness entrusted to them in
this anld andjoiing parishes. febH8
at Law, and Notkiy Public, Baton
Itonge, Louisiana.
t the celebrated factory of Bayers &
Scovill, Cincinnati. A fine and well
selected stock of Carriages and Buggies,
both top and open; also, Open Carriages,
Itwtors' Bigglesf etc. P10ae examuine4
stock and prices bafore purchasing else
1!1°8, AXES, ETC.-'rThe well known
II'Lyndon" lIoe, and Planters' Slel
lones, Collins' celebrated Axes and other
btrands, Traces anud Black Hands, Nails.
IP'owder and Shot, Woodenwarer . For
I descriptions of Saddles, including
the latest styles, and Harness combining
the newest improvements, for sale at
ingnt ruInsonable pricrs.
l AlI)EN NEEI)DH -Of the justly pop
1! nlar crops of I). M. Perry & Co.,
Ifresh and genuine- For sale by
3 hogshead and barrel, or by retail, at
bottomi prices; by
1iIiiR-ii-i barrelsn and half barrels
' of 'Fancy and Choice Extra Flour, at
the lowest cash prices, at store of
M EAT-Green Sides and Shoulders,
Pacon, athd, in fact, all articles
neededl by plant'rs. For sale Iby
([jORN, OATS Ahl) I11AN - Large
stJocks of the above, for sale low. by
(O'FFEE-In store: f hags of Rio
C Coffee, diffeirent grades, at lowest
)II UIBEIR IBELTING-Junt reeilvetd,
jl a stock of RRublier IBelting, tmanu
t;ceturedL by the Now York Ielting and
l'Packing Company, and also Lacing
Strings for unam. WM. GARIO.
T1''UiIILE IUlD GERS--I lavte on hand
- 7 S full stock of Von Phuti & Mallon's
-' t tubihlo Diggers, which I will mill at fac
tory pricesl('. WM. GARIl.
* rpIEAs-I have just received, direct
L fromn thet importers, a fine asnortmunt
of tresh Tena, in convenientt packagtes
ftor retailing. WM. (ARI(.
ShA P-A fuill stock of P'rocter & (Gam
She's, I hula' tand Keller'n Soap,always
,oll hitel , and which I am preparedtl to
give ait eaurgains in job lots.
(y1()ilhAiE-A full aaaortumentof iLope,
/ Cotton, ;SisaI and Manilla, Cotton
and l1iHemp Packing, Clothen Lines and
Ilhiliig Twine, always on hand at store
1 U(JAl KETTLE TILE-I have on
1t lhand Blrick Tile, nsuitable for setting
Sugar Kettles, which I offer for sale at
lowest market prices. WM. (IARIG1.
Sl'GAl CO()OLER -I have on hband a
(. fine lot of second-hand S gar Cool.ra,
which I will aell at a very low figure.
W_ _. G(IARi.
lER{RA uOT'rTA WARi--Flower Via
L ses, Hanging Baskets and1 Lawn
ianes, in great variety, at prices to suit
the times, at WM. GAIdI'S.
(o1'OP iRAGE-I am fully prepared to
L imott the demnand for Sugar Hfogs
heatils, M classes Bltarrels, Half BIarrels and
NSyrtp Kegs, at the lowest market price.
IOCK SALT-.J-tst received, 5 tons of
1 Rock Salt, suitable for salting stock,
oand fr sale at a low figure by
I)AVl) &e GARIG.
'rackers, Stage Planks, Ginger Brald, As.
rorted Cakes and Jamnblos, all fresh stock at
W IN ES-Chamnpagne, Catawba, Claret, Saui
W t-rnte Port and Sherry Wines, all of goal
quality ait D)AVII)D & GARIGO'S.
1)RIZE CANDIES-Tn gmreat quantitles, also
- Shew Fly Gum at DAVID & GA RIG'S.
K IEEN CUTTER-Axes. Hatehete, Knives,
L&e:, of the celebratel Keeu Kutter (Co.
12 11IEEWVO)ODS W\AIII.-And China Tea
) Sttnt at prices whichk will aston*ish the na
ti.ves by- I) AV[) & GAllt;.
IARDINElhin (i. tiardintam in Tnmlnatrs. all
f tind and linported en i at D)utidl & Garig a.
O)T3IEAI,-A ifew 51h iIsaknewa of frsh
Pin Head at D)AVII) & G ARI1(U.
I I il E SF.-N V Cream, English Iairy Chease,
S1W etern Factory (Cheues. I)AVII) &GARIG
(UG A Ii-CnLt Loaf, heat paslity : 'Powdere.d,
S'strictly 1pure: NY & Lousiala "A," White
andl Yellow Clarided, Choice Prairie, and Fair
Ot'an Kettle in quantities to suit, at
rr C('KERI EL Half Barrels, Quarter Barrels,
ILDrmn tad Kits, all fresh fnum Boston
packers, at I)DAVII) GARIGWK
SW KET POTATO .B-A few barrels of choice
Yamo Putes at DAVID A GARIGS
4IRE CRACKERS--A small lot of (cidsr
SChop IFre Crackers. just received and will
be sold cthes 1w Ti i 7'v1 (- r &(0.
CIltTIOtLATE-Maillan si Vanilla and Sweet
-n P'lwlate, McCobb's half Vanilla and Cocoa
in half and quarter pund pacpkaes at
and fresh. Price tea cents.
For sate by DAVID & GARIG.
I and attractive styles, and ar el Pure
Fruit. DAID & ARIG.
I)LTM P1DDING--A fore Sib cast of thia
Scelebrated Desert' Ibt Chileattma Dinner.
Send 30 ets and be happy. DAVID GA4RI2 .
PICES, Xnthneg. Cloves, Clnamon, AU
spice, sifted Black Pepper, Ginger. G.
f111 -
S t have walted for thy comingla
S Till the moon has sunk to rest,
rts. Far behind the distant mountains,
In tihe gorgeous, blusblag west.
N. And the stars look down upon me,
or- Wondreag why I linger hero .
ir0 nBut I shall not tell the stdojr,
go", I will keep it many a year.
H At the sound of each faint footstep,
- Made by gentle fairy trod,
LE. I start up, with hope returning
- Of a vision that has tled.
ton E'en the stars will not betray me,
uai Toll the sxeort to thy ear;
ad so I wait, alternately hoping
R For the voice I fain would hoar.
at But the one light, merry footfall
trd will not come, it seems to me ;
,nd And I fall to hear the muslo
I in of that voico of richest glee.
SYet I wailt, as I have waited,
"'Y Though thegrass ti moeist with dow,
ton For thy light and fairy footstep,
Haoping still that thou art true.
on) --
& It was the afternoon of New Year's
roll Jay 187-, and the workmen were
, pilttng ofinal touches to the decora
' tions in Mrs. Lancaster's beautiful
In home, preparantory to a grand ball to
lie given there that evening, the in
wj vitatloiis to which were out in vaIst
c,,1l nutiibers, Mrs. Lauiaster,h lerdauIghter
ier Gertrude, and her orphan niece, Ethel
its, Grey, were taking a partingsurvey oi
,"or the' rooms before making their toilets
for the eveninil's festivities. The
A three weetl strolling leisurely through,
iW9 admiring the floral decorations, which
Ija were remarkable for their profusioni
at and their artistic iarrangemenlc t, which
Icft nIothing wiantiig nor to be Ihe
sired. Everything seemIed perIfct
'' tand not one of the iadiiring trio von
"'' tured out a nsuggestion to have any
thing diffelrent.
ie Atl length they Vwere throu h, andl
at Mrs. lanrcastem, with at linH g lance ofl
approval, and drawing a long breath
of Intenise satisfactionl, turned toleave
lt the rooms.
lit "Well, girls, I am going to lie down
awhile," said Mrs. Lancaster, pausing
at the foot of the broad stairway.
rn "AInd I would suggest that you both
les do the same thing if you cIan. You
will be tired enough before you go to
"_ bed to-night."
rgeº "It would le useless for me, luIm-III
by I ma," repli.sl Gertrude. "I could never I
Sgo to sleep now."
tio "Well, let us lie down and rest,t
est eveni though we do not sleep," snid
Ethel, as the three lmounted the stairs,
which in a few short hours would be
fairly creaking under its weight of
hl1iiiman1 freight. Gertrude and Ethel
n arlriving at their room, thirow then,
Il selves uponi the b'td, gayly conlljectur
jg ing the events about to tralnspire.
At length little by little their con-t
1( versation ceasedaltogether, eraci,how
n'sn ever, busily engaged in her own
to- thoughts, anid, strange to sny, the sub
ject of their individuatl dheamings wIas
t one anid the same person-Edwin Gra
nit haIire-yet neither would have ac
Sikniowledged to the other that lie
Y- formed any part of their ramnbling,
ia- pleasalnt thoughts.
ys Presentli Ethel know tlat GertludIe
to was atleel flrom iher deepl, regular j
breathing ; 54o coniversation ended en
"', Ethel did not sleep, and when there 1
ligh wasalight tap at the door, she arose
quickly, and quietly opened it. It was
SKatite, Mrs. Lancastera' maid. A
- "Mrs. Lancaster would like Miss *
onI Gertrude or yourself, lpleans, to arm -
rung' e a few flowers for her hair and
t thuont; she particularly requlested a
"All right, Katie I will do it my
': scfl iaS Miss Gertrude is asleep," and, I
closing the door gently, descended
to the lower floor.
It was but a few momlentt after
nit Ethel Ihad left her own roomi, when
Gertrudie awoke, and, disliking to be
to alone and in the dark, arose and lase
R. tily rang the hell for lights, ard for I
nl Katie to comie and do up her hair,
re. Slipping on a dressing gown, she I
_seated herself before her mirror, wait
of ing for Katie rather inipatiently, and 4
!k, absently drummling a tattoo with her
brushes, when a loud knock at the I
· door aroused her; anid in answer to
her summons to come in, the butler c
elnteredl, learing a lovely bouquet of
Aln Marshal Neil rosebude, withl a few I
A i d) rich crinmson ones in the centre.
at "For Miss Grey," said James, giv
ing them into the hands of Gertude, i
hj owing himself obsequionsly out of a
the roolm.
j Gertrude hastily glanced at the card, I
upon which was the name of Edwin
, Grahame, and instantly there crossed 4
her face a shalow, as her eyes fell on
.a note iricssed in between tihe rose- (
res buds; her brows c'ntrlteted, and
'" rather an old expressicie tHittid over
- her counitenaice. She IlI'ie the e
. velopeout Iullickly, and in a mIoeit
discovered it was nsnealed. Shn htldd
tuh it a miomien t in her handl, then, hesi
tating no longer, locked her room
' doors, and opened it; and this i1
what she read:
liii JANUARY Int, 187-.
'ar My Dear Ethel :-I have this day been
otlerid ii ponitioni of trust and honor,
which will cll me abroad for several
ehi Years-if I accept it. My unswer must
b given to-morrow niorning-ase, could
-- be given now, if my decision rested en
he tirely with myself; but in your bands
- do 1 place my Iuture, so far, at least, as 4
tim to bid me go, or stay. If you hid moe
wll stay, itia with theunderstanding that yon
- becose my wife. Fearing not to have
'net the opportunity this evening, of saying
can this to you, I adopt this as the only al
teruative. I snda few flowers-crium
son, and pale gold; if I am to stay, wear a
the criuusoa in your hair to-night; if I
i. am to go, wear the other, and I shall sc- I
. copt that as my farewell. 1
nre EDwIN GIniAxME.
As Gertrude perused thenelines a
aer. look almost of iatred grew ier
n. hashing eyes, and settled the
ilii curves of her mouth; and mu ring
something Imeneaths her -brat, sh
- crushed the note in her hand, 'trel ir
a it hastily toward the open fire~place,
unbolted tPe door, at whichr some one
was tAready knookhig. It wasKatie,
- who began at once to arrange Ger
trade's hair.
Presently Ithel's light Stop gas
hear4, a4 Gofrude managed toqui- 1
trol,,hp f and face,
"Oh, what lovely Bove* 1" was
SEtbel'sa pclamation upon enterlg I
th roomn. "Where did you get theml i1
-and ptuking them up, read Edwin
Grahame' s name.
Ethel's face turned intensely white,
to the very lips, and her heart seented 1
suddenly to stand still.
"You see from whom they came," I
replied Gertrude, watching her nar- 1
f"Yes," was all Ethel's lips could
"Well is there anything so very 1
strange a Edwin Grahame sending
me those flowers that you stand there 1
as tlhouh stupefied t"
"Is it pique or jealousy, I wonder!"
thought Gertrude, still watching her
-then aloud: "I really believe
Ethel, you are jealous. Well,.I will
put you out of your misery at once,
to prevent your being wholly devour
ed by the green-eyed monster, by
telling you that those flowers were
sent to you-to Miss Grey."
The color surged up toEthel'sface,
ir's and her heart throbbed wildly, as she
re1 buried her face in the roses, to pre- 4
ra- vent Gertrude fromn seeing; the sud
ful den joy she felt would surely betray
to itself through her eyes.
in- Nothing, however, was loston Ger
ast trude, and she almost haIted herself
ter for being obliged to confess that Ethel
I4l1 loved him.
of "Will you wear any of them to. I
ets night?" asked Gertrude, trying to
lie make lier query appear indifferent.
l, "Oh, would you, if you were me I
ich Which would you wear, the crimson
ion or gold-or how would both look to
ici gethel'rt1"
le- A smile flitted across Gertrude's!
ect face, at the tlhought of what would be
u- the result if sheshlouhid wear both.
ºY- "Well, let mie see," said Gertrude,
slowly, as thouiih critically exawin
*nd ing, nld deciding the effect upon
of Ethel's dress---whichi was entirely =
tth white-"I think you will look with
ve out any color, don't you I"
"Oh, but these deep crinson buds
sn Iiare so lovely," exclaimed Ethel, a lit
ug tie disaplpointedly. "D)ou't you real
ty. ly think they would look well I" aind
tlh Ethel held them up to her hair to note
on the elict, is she stood before the
to mirror., 3
Gertrunde fairly shivered, is she
RI* cointeplated Ethel with her crimson
ter r(oses, and the result.
"Oh, 110," she said, quickly. "Most
ut, decidedly not; do not, I pray you,
till spoil your dress with an additional
rs, color."
be "Very well," said Ethel, who was
of apt t4 be guided in such matters by
iel Gertrude ; and so whenm Ethel de
n- scelndedl to the drawing-room, she
Ir-I wore two lovely Marshal Neil rosebuds
in her hlair, while the rest Of the flow- I
1n- ers, udoni each one of which shell had
w- foindly pressedl her fs, remained upon
so her dressing-case, unconscious of the f
1i,- part they were playing in the lives of
Ua two human beings who loved one
ra- another.
ic- flow often it Ihappens that somrne lit
he tie tritle may chanIge the whole cur
ig, rent of our lives.
A year' and a half lhas passed since I
ide the event occurredl which is rocoruled
laI- in the fist chapter, and Mr. and Mrs.
mn L ,,tenjsteri, Gertrude lund her Ihusband,
Mr. Lane, (she has now Heen mannrried I
,re four months) anid Ethel, are traveling
)50 in Europe. i
:as The party now, for the month of
August, will rtemaini in Switzelrnd, I
iss 'doing' the iuagniiiceiit scenery, etc. I
Gr- One day, u1pon returniiiig fromi a lon ug
ud ramble, feeling desperately tim-ed,
I a they all separated and retired to their
own apartmentsto rest-Mr. and Mrs.
1'- Lancaster, Gertrude and Mr. Lane- I
Id, and thus Ethel was left alone. i
ed Glancing idly over a Lonidoii news
epaper a week old, her eyes chanced
1er to fall ulxm the following paragraph*
en "We are glad to learn that Mr. Ed- t
be win Graihame hIaw at last availed hlin- ]
I5- self of the opportuility afforded for
'or rest and recreation fromi the arduous
labors (in thescientific cause for which
he he canue to this country,) and is now
.it- traveliig in Swvitzerlanl, where ihe
adn expects to remain about a month." i
ier She read it agaib and again, and '
he her thoughts flew with lightning-like
to rapidity back to that new Year's night,
Lcr eighteen months ago, when she last i
of saw Edwin Grahlame; and thethought
lrw that ihe still possessed her heart, he I
re. who had never asked her for lier love,
iv- sent the color to her face; and al
le, though a year and a half had passed
of away, the knowledge that they were I
ao near each other, that they might
rd, possibly meet, made her heart throb
pin wildly for joy. From musing over I
led the past, she fell into drearning of the
on future-if she should meet him; the
IC- door opened, her unele entered the I
ad room, and with him Edwin Grahame!
'CI Ethel quickly arose, extended her
"' hand, and they exchanged time usual
ut grecti ga of friends long separated.
Nlc5auw ile Mr. Lancaster leftthe room
'" to impart the news of Edwin *Gra
.1n hamne's arrival to the rest of tel fauily.
15 After that day lie was constc'ntly
the recipieit of invitations to join
them wherever they went, and they
ecn were a lively, pleasant party.
or, During his long abtence he had
tried to overcome every trace of his
Ij4 love for Ethel, and lie thought he had
ea. succeeded; but no, fight it as he
ida would, the old glamor would come
as over him wvhuen with Ethel, and at 1
m times he almost persuaded hIimnelf hle
roU could win Ethel now, if he would but
ye ask her the second time; but no, he
li would not risk being rejected twice- I
Lni- besides, while everything was pleas- I
car ant now, why do aught to interfere? 1
fI They had been together now a
sc- mouth, and the time was drawing I
near when Edwin was to separate 1
from his friends. No one from hisde- i
a meanor, would have guessed what I
~er good-bye meant for him to ntter. I
Ihe It was late in the Afternoon,and the I
ing party were leisurely strolling home- 1
he -ward, or what was their home at pre
tw sent. Ethel and Edwin beingsomewliat
e, in advance of the rest. 1
,'Are nots iwers just the loveliest
Mta t l . 1 nare, Mr. Grahame.'
-. aseM fEteel, lookin foodly at:, thqe I
"Yes," answered win "tbey, e.r
as tainly are very lovely. b %o :would
loo think to look upon Alipl phwoocat
of loveliness they hadt the power to
via change thle entire future of a man;
that an one's fSite rested ialone n
to one Ittlte roe, seems almost lcrei
led ble. does it nott" t
Ethel laughed. "It does Indee1
e," in fact, T should say utterly impossii
ar- ble. But perhaps you will enlighten d
me upon this mysterious power they
ild can exercise upon as poor mortals."
Edwin looked steadily at Ethel a
ry moment before answering.. Could
gl" she so soon forgedt: Was she then
re butt trifling withi him, and for the see- c
ond time!" She looked up at him,
ralt from that instant these thoughts
rt fled, and there flashed through Lim
er one which Caused his pulse to thrill
with joy-could it be possible she had
never received his note. c
ee, "Ethel," and he endeavored to pre- r
ur- serve a cool and calm exterior, while (
by watching her attentively; "Ethel, did
re you never hear of a man riskting his
whole future happiness upon a little i
c, flower ?" t
the "Never 1" and sihe gazed up in his )
re- eve fearlessly, untlinchlugly. Surely I
td- there weas, there could be, no decep- g
ay tion in those clear, honest eyes. t
r "Oh, fool that I've been !"-and 6
elf Edwin, as he repeated these words to o
beel himself, placed his hands befoe his s
eyes, as tlhough to shut out some un- 1
to. pleasant vision-soine ulnhappy re
collection, t
"Listen then, Ethel, to a very fool- '1
t isih act, of which I was guilty," and hi
Shere followed a recital of the event of a
On which we already have a knowledge. v
to "And I never kInew it," said Ethel, I
s lowly. I
S "Would your answer have been p
a different one, had y ou-bbut I care g
not what it would have been, but
uwhat it will be now, for I again place a
1 my happiness in you hands; for try o
as I have, I have never yet succeeded e
in living down my love for you, nor 5
my disappointment.:-again do I ask it
d you to become my wife.
it- "Yes," was all Ethel said-simnply a
one word; but it was sufficient to t
d Edwin Grahame, who had waited so a
d long for it.
he "My own darling at last! Ethel, a
you have made toe very happy." 1
he That evening, when Ethel came tl
down stairs to join the family party, te
on she wore red roses in her hair and at au
)at her throat; and seeking Edwin's h
Sglance of recognition, was satisfied at o
h tile happIy smile which quickly spread to
over his countenance; at last she ca
Swore them, iand for him. a
ds An Oxford graduate was showing ti
W his sister ever his ronoms in college, 1
1da when sonie one knocked at the door.
on Supposing that it was one of his h
iet friends, and not wishing to be chaflettd I1
0 he hid her behind the curtain, andad- II
no initted an elderly gentleman whlo p
apologized profusely for his intrusion, d
it- anud excused himself by saying that it c
ir- was many years since he had been at 0
Oxford, and could not leave without t
C4e paying a visit to his dear ohl college c
ed(1 and tile rooms elie htl occupied as a
Pr. stuIideiit.
Id, ''Alh!I" cried the old gentleman ,
ed looking around; "thme same old sofitf r
Sg yes, the siline old carpet-everything 4
the smue 1" a
of Them, wulking into the bedroom g
Id, ihe remarked, "Yes ! and the same old ,
tc* bed i nud the samie washstand! Yes, a
iig (verytlhing the smune." 5i
,d, I'resen tly Ire stepped towards the r
cir curtains, and remarked, "Ah i and the a
rs. same old curtains" 7Looking around ,
- Ie beheld time young lady, anid, turn
ing arounid, said, "Al, you young c
8- dog, and the sanie old game i" ti
ed "But," hastily replied the under- ,
Il: graduatc, "that vonng lady is my sis- ii
d- ter." To whiich the reply eamc: "Yes, a
in- I know, and the same old story I" jb
he Jack liumilt4'n had just arrived
fiomi Texas, and a few days ago lie 14
nil was tolling some stories to the boys n
ke about the bowie-knife and graveyard e
ht, State. Jack is as full of life as a oap
nst factory. b
'ht "I don't see why people should be
he so afraid of Currie," said Jack, "why t
re, many and many a time I've called e
al- him all the iiamnes I could lay my
ed tongne to, and he never shot me that t
3re I know of."
hlit It was afterwards secrtained that r
ob Currie was in jail whlen Jack insulted "
rer him.
;he "Alligators!" ejaculated Jack. C
lie "Why I've seeii thousands of theni.
lhe In some of the lower towns the streets P
ae! are full of them. I've often rode on
one from Savaiinah to Peck Slip,
err down In Texas."
3d. They must be quite tame then,n "
said one of the boys.
Un "I should smile. Oe nuight I went b
ra- to bed without lighting my gas. I got (1
ly. in, pulled the cover over nie and r
went to sleep. When I awoke whiat a
do yon suppose I had taken for a bed
03 quiilt and pulled over me I" he asked. 1
ad "Au aligator," all shouted.a
ad :'No, a bed quilt."
Jack's Pmlnce Albert was kicked a
into a Seymour coat before the boys r
he got tironglh with him, and every r
me time ihe situ down he crumples a po- a
ie rue plaster.
he lFPArthur Sullivan, a one-legged a
,- Confederate vetorp, a member of d
us- Stonewall Jackson's brigade, has been a
re? voted out of Iis position as doorkeeper a
a of the lower house of the Virginia 4
ing legislature, lad a nepo BOW en0joys
ise the office; this noetwmthstanding Suil- t
le- livan's faithfulness and competenacy
lout as a legislative ofIfcer. The assistant a
doorkeeperhau been displaced by a
the Republican, and a Republican has I
ie- been made doorkeeper of the senate.
re- ----~
iat The new Constitution has the comr 1
fortable majority of over 50,000.
ari . y, a s ge Ne o w,4 A
`9er wasý sot, a 4MId ddsi
"m 1M QEmur*5sk isl
- wr fyraud; imore, ds'Ee°.
ii- ýbtb *essy watNeph it's IliMv s.yg s. r,.; A
nu CMMANDERi* CAISN' tuiCOi T my'
rill Iloseon TICe.] C
ad At the meeting of the il41
clatlott qt Sheffield, oaA
e- well-know Aei eporer, 'r y
ile Camerofi,4tho' w'sýreedived *M- ikp" y
lid plasbe, spologrisd for note hkva his: F
e saper prepared, bthdid not
tie In not detailing the manners aO 3Ss In
i C1
toils of the people W Url inentr1blA
hAis Africa; this would be a rawback.
ad Attb wmeetion of the largest ative
ciartlo im StIeffi5td o August 23, the
Pe- States ofw Africa. It was borded, on L
the Cmerast by Tanganywks, oi te wnorth
LId planesc, apologisemi for aot'alm.,fj ils F
ad by independent dribde lnisntsguema, L
tom o f th ese weby d Urind ;i, and ithi I'
li south bya; thes mouldntains south of therba. II
u- Lake llangueda. The greatclatef ws.. N
SUre- Kasong one of the race was perhtapsve L
the most civilized in Central Africa. on L
1 The chief clatged divie honeorths. On p
id hby is epedeentath all hibwive btt one a, L
of slaughtere w at bythe grave, and theone h
ise. whose lif te was not taken was ii
n-el, handed over to the chiefs csitcessor.
The centre ofand thie raelon of the penO
on 111e was an idol, whichi was hold in 8
tie greost crverence.ilzd i Central A
at1- The idol was plaed in thi e hmidst of P
iced a detnse jungle, and bt had for ne wsife
ry one of lu the sitders of the reigng sov
ed whose life was ot takenl chief werase i
or smaller chiefs, who had collected aid. Si
sk, alded over to the sovereign tributessor.
e had seentre o th ribute comn o te eand
sly some of it must have come from die- U
to taut parts of tkecountry. There-*"- V
so a numerous class of wizards in the V
country whos id a large trade inhe idols I
ii, and charms. Many of the wizards 11
we gItre venrtriloquists, and in this way
ne the idols were mrade to give answers
uy, to the questidol wons pluced ito the mi. Caste of
eat was vere jucnle, and ite d fin the race.
's No one darof te sisters ofwn the presencei so
e~d eremgn. Uatder pmincal duiet were 8,l
at of the chiefs, without per missionlecte whichd.
ad was ver to the sovereign tribute T
he Icase where, in this tribuaveler's presene, an T
lya native of thad neglected etiquette, e-from iofT
to tacnt parttaof tkcountrv. Tbert.Pewa 'y
so a numerous cla~ss of wizards in the v
ere punishment was aboutrge to bdein idn
alicted, but the traveler savedof the ofwirs
wAre uthorilty was maintad ined ti way
ne tie lation. Hands, feet, eare anses were s
e, t th ilated, and the natives did not
rt seem to mind it touch. On te womrace.
t's had cut off her own iears. This wo- presence
at of tane clefwtout peonga'rission whe ic
d had about 1000 of thente. Sie ask one
e c wpermission time traveler's rsef, and aIl
41, did it at once. The body attardot the al
a imative hard neg,~lectedetiquette, so- oi
vorit chiefnsnet was aboutcomposed to a gbat extent yi
at of mutilated people, whose rifection w
lutdrbut the chief straveler saved thede- aot
g fender. va
Auth~ority. was mainltained by mmuui'
ug tiration. iamds, feet, eworl, noses the l D
* mutilatlnted, arnd thee atives did rmot
r' seem to mind it mu ch. nme woman
mis had cut off her town earsa This wo- H
d mnan wa sone of Kasnga,'s wives; hf e a
d levd about 1000 of tetm. ihe aked sat
I oermiesion to rimtiolte f herself, alndo al
l, dd it at one. c Trme bodey uredof the ha
it chief was composed to a greut extrent y
t of mutilate d peopl e, whvose ripection w
Uit fur thle climmf eemimed in' no waiy dle- al
gi creed; indeed it would app.eabr tlmf t qI
he r lntilytiom stre thremmed their regaird yi
he mn their chiemf, rime nrm of the idol ip
w Ths Kmimge a i Banza, and h profound as
tha reverence vank slowm to it. Fire was si
rig otanrked by friction fromr rin lre bloc, ti
alm( ing one case the aieth ksed time I Iw
iii shin-bone of one of time otetr chyief t
hi wmo linerthd conqheredr. onme dreds w
Th, oftime people was very simple, con- I
sistimeg ofnaim apron. Membrs of tile qi
le roygl family wore three ligte skins, di
i.e aSdjumior members of time family hp
Rid wore a~prLons of gree monkey skins. sj
n- The hair dressing of this people was hi
rig curious2 varyimig more with~ districts hi
than witberank. In somemcases it was ir
r- wmorked ip into fousr rig Tplaitoliroegge si
*d imigat time top of timehealike a crown, al
'n, amid smi bo mlnd ed at the bottom by a w
biand of cowrles or otlmer simells. Skew- fc
era were inseruted in tIme hair, one end a
of whic conld be ued in tattooing. wii
'rime people were not a Imairy ra~ce, but 5 s
ed tinrmey nngod to grow their 'beards le
ihe b hg e a sd plaited t wie h lisedaCimbi- di
k uto a igtail, sl lyeeri putticg at the hII
rd enld of eac~lm a lump of mud to weight T
it. Some of tie beanrt reached to time 5'
' waists. The wonren not havingv
beards to amuse themselves with were
tattooed extenlsively. Tarttoolugge~n
Seravley ccrioenced. athe agevi ofseven,
an cd might be completed at time age of
at twelved omourteen, whic.r was dbe n
ge of tmarriaghe. Beautiful patttmen h
at were used, and tIhe tattooimig was done Di
ed inraiseu d cuts. SoTebtime a husband a
ivlmen lie was disprleased with his wife,
:k. cut offall these raised pieces ,naid time Ii
in woman could th ot pplear again Inhom
d.t public; shie thre notreceived bagain i v
ab society urntil slme rvs retattooed. ir
He sav one of tmeir weddings, whaic tl
was very curious. Time feslthvitieep
ed lasted several cafrol. A ring walt
formed\ of time natives, two mcii with a
ut big drumsbeltig in time cermtit. TCime p
,e mael ayeedn a and the people d,
mid rmuiid dancedl. 'rimebridle was brou lit ci
it out, dreased Iti femithers and otier hs
ed fnecry, oii the simoulders of the women, o si
id. The bridle thr luui iehls and b~eadso
about, for wuich thoere was a scgraml- n
bTe, as the possession of term was fI
ed a nmpposed th coumflgood lack. Ultio d
m naotely time lnsimand clne irto tme td
rf reing, and putting tie bride andr his w
ar carried heroff. TIme meamis of ii
commummication was by drum signarls. Ii
They call on thle drum everybody's
name, and they could ask qluestions I
ed and convey intelligence over hun- t
of dreds of milesr and receive amaswers tr
en almost immediately. In war mes- c
xwr Rages were constantly sent enormous s
na distances to bring uip reinforcements t
mye or to stop their coming. Tie massof e
al- the people lived in huts or on dry a
icy land, but theme was one or two ez* I
mnt eeptions to this. He saw two lakes I
a on which the people were living in m
las bute. In one case the people had I
Ite. covered the long grass growimngin the a
water with earth, ald omi tlmat biad I
m- built ,heir huts; in tIme other the huts
were built on pileu. The language of t
i sa one an/yot+ill tAýriceeed stiton- $
1 s--d thhesº! ber, tha~in thosei- .h a reý
C lwaisbornechn ...... one..p.. ron
5 ageosi. N n ilee epyua
Ira yo can.ýt "ep"ors , beas -ofon'
49 d4
*" bou 6srI~ay9%~hh bJ $ I
Ila ilhe hr" ily .ntee.s ted in* r'
ekaf ayette.... j.9.b.. . Tw
0"LiatOUhna. 1716.
tOg Luvinh ongstone ehas a. ,
Ihe ouMa4 iona p 2320. ..'
th .o.ke eac ,.,,.dtaote , .n
I e ota rh leo oo
ru, ateheirontuortene ....... 11s
ape Orlehans... ....... thnddlasgive
Ouae~ta.. :.......It
ca thmt tr ihbtsatdfi
O PorwtelCoupe.....:.ol.ar . 1364 9, ,
n ho ankes..des.............. 1941.
a red Rifhmet, n b. t
'a pri. The haveu oarthe hi
or. han ine.d 7
$t. Bernardl.." ...........7 476
fi t.' Charles...... .. 114 1106
at. Helenao fo ..h .....; 464' o
St. James .....oves o . oe. 813, r 1442
of t n .492 1196
If S. tLhnd ...l........ 3ho8 9467
v St. Martin .............. 849 1Q0l 7.
are t. May ..t. ......a..... 515 1937`
ad. Sr, Tmumany . .. 606 3
t e. Tangipahos.. " .....,94 7. 561,ý
,ad Tanss .......... 194 346
Terrebi mne ....... 1007 1937' 13
: Urnio mn :..... ...... th r oe a. 76'1 III
la Therlon ........ ".O ,W Ow.,he 88
S5974. 786 hi
o uccs W shindt 674rwilb yas
cds Webster ........ll.. "200 et
ay W rnn .................... 718 2
i Total. . :72610 4185l tf
Ce. 41859
Wilts's nmajority.....20761
on OThe Constitution was carried by a
be, majority of t5h,702 votes. Theo debt
mc- ordinance was adoptedby 18,976 fi
s majority. Thes' figuered wrill vary
rie DEPEND 01He ha OWN d ooreTS,
lot - Ite
rn Younghnran, fight your own battle. o t
ro- Hoe your own row. Ask on favorsof b
he any one, and you will sucteed a thou- tr
fed sand tited better than those who are
ad always beseechinr' some ones patron. hI
;he age. No one will ever help you as Oi
,wt you can help yourself, because no one
on will be so heitedy interested ino your
le- affairs. The first hstep will not be
uat such a long one, perhaps; .but carving
ir yo surl ownwyu the dece~aseie en, yo
lo makced eilone ead toe another, aond s
nil sapt-band ln ntat whle yo caloe bouth
ias still ano ther Monen wh hattero mae
ak thei gow or.Tunes varcs not cths whom
ylm have hadfivein thous tpand dolr ie
efa thcem to strt with but tarte air
eg wiathawerpo, smll eadhlammroa two. Me i
n- whor' haveob thieapir own eerptioslp ac
u es, ant polarity by pufers beogged or
il paie ad fotrp evnd gie pin of sendly
nd spritmTey hpcavleous.Tethedjry ftheir
ta Mienwowin love bdyfore thei ow iin a
nd han thimng kelse work wihynnhandsl
rt _
I e
Mllc a s f
I tiffne ra *IWi
sinr;c I nevelr ^was4*.
belr"was tJ&..anajer.r..._
is9" ' dun ter t
"Can -you 11 me t he,
S"It is the word of te grea God
9 she Mosed
Ni "Well, pIece sourte bauid- eilise
87' Sible, and listen to what. Jany "; and
78" he. repeted sl wly;,#1-~ ;thly e
2,oah u ualit' adwwalstoredt tow
Seswos as titness; w1.17 yo tell ue
what s1t1; befall you iyou 49p z tell,
the truth 9O
"I shall be shut dp i the' Stits
plrson," answered ttj aiild
Ia ::~inMa le.?" a(tfhelse
na"I never go to lueavent "t
bt re ow do you ;know, this k
i the udge
y The child t oktheBi lld,*itTluttng
'tapidly to cd bsp to v rental the
cormmandmeuts, oint o t the une
,s tiop : "Thou shalt not b"¶fals wit
n es against thy a e "ld "I
learned that before I coul read"
"Has any one talke with you about
f being a witness in court here aganst
this man f" inquired the fudl .
ore "Yes sir" shte replied; Mty mother
Sheard they wanted me to be a wisnesas;
and last niht she called me to her
eO room, ask me to tall her the ten
Ut omnjandments ; ad en we kneeled
b down together, and shea prayed that
ng I might understand how wicked it
a was to bear false wites agaiinst my
nd neigbbor, and that Ood would helV
s nme, a little child, to tell the truth as
ho i was9 before him. And, when I
no se up with father she kiesed me,
b and told me to roiember the Ninth
air Comreaodmnent, mind that (kod would
n hear every woid that, I said."
' "Do you believe this " asked the
atJudge, while a tsar glistened ins his
reye, and hisa IIpquivered with, emotion,
"Yes sir" said the child, with a
rvoice and manner that showed her
'" conviction of its tratlf was perfect.
'o' "God bless you, my chiid V' said th
mi jdge t "you have a good mothpr,
U This wiitness is com4tent," he cons
ed tined. "Were I on trial for my life,
k and innocent of the charge against es
ori would pray God or such a witness
s as this' Let her be eianined."
She told her story with the
oer simplicity of a child, as she was, but
there was a directuess abou it winch
erreconvicti of ita trth to every
heart. She was rigidly cross'ezam'
ad oed. 'The counsel plied her with
infinite and ingeoious questioning,
but she vatied from her fistatatenuent
in nothing. 'The truth, as spoken by
that little child, was sblime .
J'alsehoodsod perjury hadpteceded
WO her testlmona The prisonet had h
ge trenched himself lbs Ims, till Ife deemed
0* himsnelf hipregnable. Witnesses had
II faselkd otet hitse favor, sad villainy
1hsd manufuctured for him a sham de'
a tense. But before her testimony,
ant faleshood was scattered like chair
"- The little child, for whon) a mother
wn had prayed for strength to be givea
a her to speak the truth as btfowasbere
he God, broke the apunig devices of
a~l matured villamny t pieces like a
BY, potter's vessel. The strength that
a her mother prayed for was given her,
th and the sublime and terrible shm
ao plicity-terrible, I mean, to tth
el prisoner and hisl a'waeclates-eswith
of which she spoke, was like revelation
O froms God himself.
as The first fruits of the season have
re made their pe paranmce in Jncksou.
in- Internal Revenue Colector .Jim Hill
Lr I. the enterprising importer. He has
v- given the wheel one twirl and spilled
Ith every Democrat except one out of hId
by office and substituted Republicans .
a their places. J. P. Matthews takes
at the position formerly occupied by
oen Edgar West; W. H. ioote, of Yasoo,
mls supplant. Thomas J. Wharton, Jr.,
uth *nd F'ram k Hill, brother of "Jim," is
on substituted for Mr. lowry. Political
>m. reasons are all thal can be offereIby
or- him for this nove, as the gentlemaen
and decapitated amge all above r hcb,
sa end are conservative in ;polices. It
ar. is sImplFj the beginning of the Siher
li- man programme, whieh we predited
a some days ago. Whereit wll end or
hel what the result may be, is beyond the
ftr ken of political sages of boi politd
lon cal parties who are in the ring confi.
dance.-Vickshorg ('owinmercial.

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