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NMI131. GARNW D.OI
A Woman who Loves Her uasband and Her Home. Guiteau's dastardly and nearly fa tal attack upon Mr. Gaifield has served not only to bring the President nearer than ever to the hearts of the people, but to show in strong relief the beautiful character of his nobles wife. There perhaps has never been a more happy unicn than that of Lucretia Rudolph and James Abram Garfield. The one has proved to be utich nearer the complement of the other than usually occurs in this life. Mrs. Garfield is not what would be called a pretty woman, but she is tall, fine looking, has a kind, good face, and the gentlest manners. She has a slight, but well-knit form, small features, with a somewhat prominent forehead, and hafr originally black, now somewhat tinged with gray. A pair of black eyes and a mouth about which there plays a sweetly bewitch ing smile, are the most attractive fea- 2 tures of a thoroughly attractive face. I She is a quick observer, an intelligent listener, but undemonstrative in the extreme. She is a thoroughly domes- 1 tic woman, who loves her home and her husband. Mary Clemner pays her the following tribute: "Much of the time that other wo men give to distributing visiting cards, in the frantic effort to make themselves leaders of society, Mrs. Garfield spends in the alcoves of the congressional library, searching out books to carry home to study while she nurses the children. You may be sure of one thing-the woman who reads and studies while she rocks her 'babies will not be left far behind by her husband in the march of actual growth. I have seen many women come to the surface of capitolian life out of obscurity and go back into ob scurity again; have seen hundreds of so-called leaders of society shrivel and go out in the scorching flame of fashion; while I have followed with a tender heart this woman, the wife of a famous man-a woman whom nobody called a 'leader.' she, mean while, has not been lifted off her feet, as many women are, by her husband's rising fortunes; no spreading forth in style of dress or living, no airs. And in Washington, in official life, that means everything - indicative of character. She has moved on in the tranquil tenor of her unobtrusive way, in a life of absolute devotion to her duty, never forgetting the de mands of her position or neglecting her friends, yet making it her first charge to bless her home, to teach her children, to fit her boys for col lege, to be the equal friend, as well as the honored wife, of her husband. Gentle, patient, unobtrusive almost to timidity, keenly intelligent, liber aily educated, conscientiously devo ted to everything good-this is the woman who will perpetrate the lov ing, consecrated life that to-day abides in the white house, if, as its mistress, she enters it." Gen. Gartield is credited in one of his biographies with the following words of praise for hier usually sound discretion: "I have been wonderfully blessed in the discretion of my wife. She is one of the coolest and best balanced women I ever saw. She is unstam pedable. There has not been one solitary instance of my public career whiere I suffered in the smallest de gree for any remark she ever made. It would have been perfectly natural for a woman:m to say something that could be misinterpreted; but without any design and with the intelligence and coolness of her character, she has never made the slightest mistake that I ever heard of. With the comnpeti tion thiat has beein aganist me, many tinies. siuclh (liscretion has been a real ble'oing. She has hborne lhir husband six children. one of whom, a daughter, (lied in infancy. One of the most touching incidents in the life of the stricken President was his coming home from the front soon after he had tlonned the star of a major general to bury a dead son. lie took the dead baby in his arms and sat for its pho tojirapli, time only one time family ever had of its little dead member. In pite'king of the circumstances to his .iiemLo. President hlinsdale, lie said: 'A, I sat with that dead child in my 111m15 my eyes rested ipon my bright 'itlut uniform, so recently bestowed 111011 ilie, and I thioumght how sniall :Ie he honors of t ihis life--how insig thit are all its strugglcs amid tri lulpis: I am grievcd :uid broken iin *iri I at tile great hiss whi id has lxiii ii iiicted upon me, but I Cail endure lniost amiything so long as this brave little woman is left me." This closing sentence comes with special significance just at this tine, when evcrythinug is at stake with the SgLeat'maa, aud xheziif" ~ve toim: life, he needs the full strength and support of his noble helpmate. It was most touching and proper that they I should have been lett alone at their I first meeting after the catastrophe. I Her judgment and wisdom are entire- 1 ly sufficient for any crisis that can t come in the life of her great husband, ' and if anything can rally him back to t life from the sombre brink of the grave, her presence and care can do it. When, a few weeks ago, her own condition was considered critical, their best friends feared the effect her loss would have upon the President, t and had she died there would now be t little hope of the General's rallying. ( With her constant presence and cheering support, the country may I have hope for the best. BURDETTE'S ADVICE TO YOUNG MEN. Remember, my son, that the world is older than you are, by several 1 years; that for thousands of years it l has been so full of smarter and better young men than yourself, that their feet stuck out of the dormer windows; that when they died, the old globe went whirling on and not one man out of ten million went to the funeral, or even heard of the death. Be as smart as you can, of course. 1 Know as much as pou can, without 2 blowing the packing out of your cyl inder-heads; shed the light of your wisdom abroad in the world, but don't dazzle people with it, and don't imagine a thing is simple because you say it is. Don't be too sorry for your father because he knows so much less than you do. Remember the reply of Dr. Wayland to the student of Brown University, who said it was an easy thing enough to make pro verbs such as Soloman wrote, "Make a few," tersely replied the old man. We never heard that the young man made any; not more than two orthree, anyhow. The world has great need of young men, but no greater need than young men have of it. Your clothes fit you better than your fath er's fit him; they cost more money, they are more stylish, your moustache is neater, the cut of your hair is better, and you are prettier, oh, far prettier than "pa." But, young man, the old gentleman gets the biggest salary, and his homely, scrambling signature on the business end of a check will draw more money out of the bank in five minutes than you could get out with a ream of paper and a copperplate signature in six months. Young men are useful, and they are ormamental, and we all love them, and we couldn't engineer a picnic successfully without them. But they are no novelties, my son. 01, no, nothing of the kind. They have been here before. Do not be so modest as to shut yourself clear out; but don't be so fresh that you will have to be put away to keep from spoiling. Don't be afraid that your merits will not be discovered. People all over the world are hunting for you, and if you are worth finding they will find you. A diamond isn't so easily found as a quartz pebble, but some people seagh for it all the more intently. THE SECRET OF GENIUS, "They talk," said Tom Marshall to an intimate friend, "of my astonish ing bursts of eloquence, and doubt less imagine it is my genius bubbling over. It is nothing of the sort. I'll tell you how I do it. I select a sub ject, and study it from the ground up. When I have mastered it fully I write a speech on it. Then I take a walk and come back and revise aind correct. In a few days I subject it to another pruning and then recopy it. Next I add the tinishing touches, rofutnd it off with graceful periods and comnuit it to memnory. Then I speak it in the fields, in my fhthmer's lawn and before mv mirror until gesture and delivery are perfect. It some times takes mne six weeks or two Imonths to get up a speech. When I have one got up I come to town and go to drinking. I generally select a court day when there is sure to be a crowd. I am called upon for a speech I and am permitted to select miy own subject. I seize hold of the banister or railing and confirm thit impression that I am very drunk, and speak my piece. It astonishes the people, as'I intended it should, and they go away mnarveling at my anmazing power of oratory. TIhey call it genius, hut it represents the hardest kind of work." IA story is told of a IBoston Iusin as muamn who recently tried to umpire a game of base ball between two nines imade up of his employes, and before the tfurth inning he had discharged every one of the players from his eam ploy, cut down the wages of the scor ers and been thrown over a fence by the excited men. Donaldsonville Chief: T. J. McCul lum, a brakeman on the N. O. and P. t1 Railroad, met with an accident in West d Baton Rouge parish on the slet instant. a While in the act of jumping from one of a the cars of a construction train, his p right foot caught in'an iron casting on o the side of the. car and was broken in8 two places; He is undergoing treatment h at Plaquemnine. S Greensburg Gazette: Isaac Payne Cotton, aged 13th years, was drowned a on the 11th inst., at ten o'clock, r while bathing in the Amite River near the residence of his mother. He was the last surviving child of Mrs. C. T. t Cotton, widow of the late J. J. Cotton, of Livingston parish, in the neighbor hoodof Live Oak store. The body was not recovered until ten o'clock the fol lowing night. c Donaldsonville Chief: Eugene Bap- I tiste was shot in the right arm and se- a verely beaten over the head with the i butt of a revolver by Frank Miller, near r Brand's saw-mill, Wednesday morning. Both men are colored. Baptiste is a resident of Donaldsonville and Miller a was employed as a laborer on Jacob' Stella plantation. They had previously had some words about Miller's wife, who left him and was staying at Bap tiste's house. Miller made his escape and is still at large. Baptiste's arm was broken, but the most serious wounds I are those on his head; two of which penetrated to the skull. DeSoto Democrat: The town lock-up was burned on last Friday night by a prisoner who occupied it. The prisoner niade a narrow escape for his life, as he I would have burned had it not been for an old negro who lived near by and reached the place in time to break the door open with an ax. While at work 1 with this purpose his ax came off and he came near not finding it in time to save the prisoner, as the roof fell in just as he stepped out. Donaldsonville Chief: On Tuesday, the 6th inst., Mathilde Green, a colored girl about fourteen years of age, daugh ter of Mantel Green, a resident of Lebn annville, in the lower portion of this parish, was drowned in the Mississippi river while shrimping. The only per son who witnessed the drowning was a little girl nine years old, a cousin of the deceased, and all the particulars she can give are that she saw Mathilde fall into the water while in the act of drawing up a shrimp bag. The water is about fifteen feet deep at the spot where the accident occurred, and although the un ,fortunate girl's grandmother ran quickly to the bank, summoned by the cries of the little cousin, no trace of Mathilde could be seen excepting her straw hat floating on the water. The river was throughly dragged in the vicinity, cannon shots were fired over the water and a watch has been kept up as far down as the Roman eddy, in St. James parish, but the body has not yet been recovered. A dispatch from Shreveport, (lated July 17th, says: M. Judd Scott, a prominent merchant of Kingston, De Soto parish, twenty-eight miles from here, was murdlered Saturday night and his store robbed. He was murdered about 6 i'. M., between his boarding house and store. T'wo negroes have been arrested on suspicion. The body was not discovered until Sunday morn ing, when the store was found to have t been entered and robbed. M Minden Democrat: Last Saturday evening Messrs. Frank Elkins and Webb Gamble had a violent quarrel in which some hard words were passed, but as Elkins was drinking no one apprehend ed any further trouble. Gamble started home soon after, and about a mile from town was overtaken by Elkmns, where the quarrel was renewed, resulting in : the shooting of Elkins, who died next I morning of his wounds. We refrain - from any commnuents, as the case will I soon undergo judicial investigation. I Elkins, though quite a young uman, I leaves a large family, a wife and six children. Both the yonog men were sons of old an(I highly respected citizens of this parish, and were brothers-in law. It is indeed an unfortunate afaifr, and one regrettcd by all. Mr. Gamble will give himself up when everything Sis ready for trial, which will probably 1 conie off to-day. e Bossier Banner: Crops and vegetation - generally are in a very had condition on account of the long-continued dry weather. DeSoto Democrat: Work on the N. 0. P. Road is progressing favorably. 1 The trains are now running over the I rondi a distance of twenty-seven miles, I and we learn that the track will ire as 1I far as Grand Cnuie in this parish within SI four or five days, and the cars will be I running to this place by tire first of Anugut. Work on the entire line is re ing pushed vigorously, aiid it will not be long hiefore we hiave through trains ~. from New Orleans to Shrecveport. St. Charles Ilerald: The race last Sntu day tfrnished tine sport fir the people residi rg :rlong our coa.it. This sport iS a f:ivoi'i te onel in thlii 5 neighb1 orhoot 1. and the race heing the miiost important one that has taken place for sonme tiime 1 past, it drew torth nearly 500 people to witness it. The full blooded and spirit ed horses of Mr. E. Trusclare and Mr. r Chas- Kelshaw were matched against each other on this occasion, for M2. shaw':. i. St. Joseph Journal: We are hiformaed that during a thu der storm last Satur day evening, lighfning struck and killed a negro man and mule near the residence of Mrs. M. E. Moreland, in the low part of this parish. Itis the supposition of those who first found him; that his stirrup having broken he had gotten off his mule to repair it, as he held the stirrup in his hand when found. r Monroe Telegraph: A year or to ago wool as a marketabo article in Mon roe amounted to nothing. But such is not the case to-day. The trade is grow ing rapidly and is fast becoming one of the leading commercial industries of the eity. Mr. D. Steinsu, who deals exclu sively in wool and hides, shipped Wed nesday to Cincinnati 12,000 pounds of wool. This wool was all picked clean of burrs, giving employment to little boys for days at a fair remuneration, and it should bring a handsome price. Previous shipments have exceeded this not unfrequently. Clinton Patriot-Democrat: A large number of people attended the interment of the mortal remains of Miss Hattie Levy, at the Hebrew Rest near this place on the evening of the 7th inst. The deceased was only daughter of Mr. Abraham Levy, of Jackson, La., and was universally esteemed by all who knew her. The beautiful burial cere mony laid down in the Hebrew Ritual was read by Messrs. I. L. Heyman and Henry Meyer. The scene was a sad and solemn one indeed. Weeping over the grave stood the aged tather-and three devoted brothers, who alas! were there to witness the laying of the form of their dear one by the side of a devoted wife and mother. May tbe survivors so live as to meet the departed in a better and brighter world. 0 .»I.. 03 m C r N0 Y r) =5,0 'R R x w w ra . 7 I - ~;LI R 3 39 *-@ or 3"*:a j 99 U. j 2 s1e U *-q -a C ~~U 0aim rc0 I'z' 2 33. 4 -w ,,q P JOHN H. RARESHIDE, MERCHANT And 3Ianufactu rers A gent, SO- m WI3rAZ-'zV S. - 6o NEW ORLEANS. TIl.- NEW LOUISIANA REIEDY S the most remarkable cough sirup the world has ever seen. Product of our swamps, Thousands have tested it. LIFE TOXIC for the blood. debility, etc., never fails to cure CHILLS and FEVER. Sold by druggists and country merchants. Depot- I 06 Camp St., New Orleans. $¶ýeof asa State. $1,000,00 0! 4 To whichit has since added aresr d of TWENTY O0 FIEYAS #490,000 1 By an overwhelming 'Poptula.1 Vote its franchise was made a part of the present State Constitution, adopted De. Look ahct thasse Followin ristribution ! o Gt randbe Monhl m d is ar fth ribu ntin cember 2d, A. D. 1879. ITS GRAND SINGLE NUMBER DISTRI BUTION WILL TAKE PLACE M(ONTH LY ON THE SECOND TUESDAY. IT NEVER QALES OR POSTPONES! Looke at the ollowing Distribution Grand Monthly Distribution ! CLASS H, AT NEW ORLEANS: Tuesday, Aug. 9th, 1881. t Capital Prize, 100.000 Tickets at *2f.00 Each I Half Ticketsc, fjl, LIST OF PRIZES: I C APIT A L PR IZ E ... ....... 130,000 1 .. . .~··-········10,000 I ... .....······5,000 2 PRIZES OF 2,500............ 5,000 5 .. 1,001............ 5,000 1 20 .. 500................ 10,000 1 100 .. 100...... ...... 10,000 200 .. 50............ 10,000 500 .. 20............ 10,000 1000 .. 10................ 10,000 APPROXIMATION PIRIZE I Approximation Prizes of $300.......$..2.700 S (do do 200.......... 1,800 S (0o do 100........ 900 1-37 Prizes, amounting to............. 8110,400 Applications for rates to clubs ahould be made only ta the office of tho Company in New Orleans. Write for circulars or sen(l ordiers to 31. A. DAUPHIN, NEW ORLEANS, LA. 411o o ur Grand 1 EXTRAORDINARY DRAWINGS 1Under the supervision and management of -(nu. t. T. BEAUJEGlARIb, of Louisiana, 1(1 and Gen. JUBAL A. EA1thY, of Virginia Capital Prize, 810'J.000. 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