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WEEKLY WASHINGTON TELEGRAPH,
IS FVBLISIIKD
Every Wednesday at $2.50 per Annum
TraiiMvnt aUveiwill b* inR»Tt» d •
at $1.50 p‘*r »>»*'b of g| ac«? for the first. and ‘
•;"> cruls lur <-»di subsiqu lit insirtion.
Special nolii i'" 20 crins p<r Hue fur each
inaerlion ,
Editorial notices2s cent* pet lineforeacl:
inaertion.
Mere announcements of deaths or mar
riap a nu<barge. Extended Hyntenials and
obituaries will be charged at regular rat* a.
SWEET SIXTEEN.
I,et the day come wet, or (•bine it dry. I
•Motiji life’s gay flowers I’pr a butterfly; , (
Ami life’s to me one eeaseleas charm,
Fur the blood of youth still keeps me warm, ,j
/.nd J’m sweet sixteen ripe as u peseh
Hwingiugou a limb. Will anybody reach
Fur me
No wealth have I at iny command,
Hut a million would ndt buy this hand ; i
That is, it would not buy for you,
I’uleas to mine jour heart were true. ,
T... I'm sweet sixteen, ripe as a peach
Swinging on a limb. Will anybody reach
For me T |
And if for yours my name I change.
Your business you must so arrange
That the‘'Lodge” will not take all your time,
But punctual coma at half past niue
To your sweot sixteen, ripe ns a peach
Swinging on a limb. Will anybody reach I
For me ? |
Marriage-
Marriage is, to a woman, at once the i
trappiest and saddest event of her life;
it is the promise of future bliss, raised
on the death of al! present enjoyment.
She quits her home, her parents, her
companions, her occupations, her
amusements—every thing on which she
has hitherto depended for comfort, for
allection, for kindness for pleasure.— i
The parents by whose advice she has
been guided, the sisters to whom she]
has dared impart very embryo thought
and feeling, the brother who has played
with her, by turns the counsellor and
the counselled, and the'younger chil
dren, to whom she has hitherto been !
I *the mother ami the playmate—all are
■ -*■. ,i )U tQri.ul.-xn at pu*l’c!l stroke ; every |
former tie is ijl, the spring of
every hope and action is to bechanged,
and yet she flies with joy into the un
trodden path before hr. Buoyed up
by r?-'puti-.. Me,
Aid and grateful adieu to the
Jis past, and turns with excited
ope 4md joyous anticipations of the ' t
happiness to come. Then woe to the a
man who can blight such fair hopes — i
who can, coward-like, break the illti- '
sions that have won her, an 1 destroy I
the confidence which love had inspired, t
—— -*
It is extraordinary how early the ■
‘ youth of this country gain an insight '
♦he workings of our institutions.
A 1 visiting a school in Maine
"as pk u ] ar ]y str .'.('k ‘with the intel
ligent “V rancft o f a little urchin of I
seven, afl, r(X . . e i| ( .q to ask him some
questions l . p 1( -pose of drawing
him out. vimt do you expect to do '
for a living, pn vou j, row up? asked
the worthy vin ' e .q mean to be
1 resident, w f| le reply. “Indeed,"
said the clergy U1) flighted to learn
that the little ft lW cherished so lofty
mi ambition; “»| if you get to be
President, whnt’j;] you do then?"
W by, make my 4 ther and mother,
and my brothers ak| sisters, and my
uncles and aunts, an a ]l ---
nch,” was the somewhat unexpected
rejoinder.
Her name was Emma, ami the
♦laughter of Mr. Rig gs , o f Suffere,
< ounecticut, aged thirteen. The man
who had sold the non-explosive kero
sene to her father, with which she kin
dled the fire, was arrested right after |
the mourners had returned from the
grave.
James Warner, a citizen of.St Louis,
- lissouri, was indiscreet enough in Muy
last, to ojxrn a letter addressed to his
mater ln h w and the Ja t ter , bavi
♦hscovere-l the fact, caused his arrest
He was tried and sentenced to eight
months imprisonment.
TF It is naively said in a Califor
ma.tclegram of a man who detected
and captured an Indian stealing from
1-scabm that he does not give a very
connecteii account of what
he made of his prisoner.
The man who said snakes should be
bO"*., jj
feet, was a strict |
<T 0M f c!■ I n sitsl) i n ilt on _
OLD (VOL. 30, NO- 39.]
WASHINGTON, ARK., MAY 10.1871.
BY Jt'EN,
the recreancy of a trusted friend, let c
him go to work and get another, and I
steer clear of tliut recreant f riend in
future. If he isthi-ownoutof business, t
or fails to get into business, or meets
with losses and disappointments by the . I
coldness or treachery oi those of whom ; :
he has u right to expect friendship and ;
co operation, h t him fling the whole re
] fl ction to the winds, keep a cheerful
heart and a bright face, and try again.
Whining will do no good; on the con
trary it will do much harm, for it will
give the world n poor.opinion of him
| The world is hard and heartless, some*
I limes; but it is not without a redeeming
trait or two. 11 pities and do-pise- those
I who sink down under its unjust treat
ment; but it admires those brave.
i •«
|ING. I 1
It is <» accomplishment [ 1
for a liA« nn t*> know how ■■
to carver own table.
It is) 1 stand in carving <
The caf wU l’l be sharp and
thin. |
To <i( which should lx'
laid br«M-t. > »l»ee tbe f " rk I
in theb'lo-’ oil the wings
and lei’iiingthefowl; then
cut the‘'-'"."cut slices ,1O "‘ '
the brefl the cjllar bone, cut
thecart l l l the joint 111
thelegi f-
In (■»"'">, cut thin slices ■
from t!»t“ y»»u; it must be
put on •>> the tenderloin un
■ derneal" K '">d cut from
the tend rvetlie guest to both
kinds. 1
In clof mutton, or a ham,
' begin 4'rosi the middle of
! the boti
Cut jroM, and not length
wi«e, a|>' n oii ldle part.
CnrWU’tct "f 11 lamb by
separate ildetk from the ribs,
and the l " «’>bs. Serve each
to a pie l andits fat- Laive
p >rk afthe saiioway.
I <!• . ..I* '■«*! 1..».»!»» tllf*
■|'o at of ve»l, begin at tne
| top. aiMhe ruling with each
I slice. Jof v«l, separate the
breast a- and then serve them
up, aslupait i preferred.
In <»;. it is customary to
. divide i-e "If the head be
fore it o 1 table as, to many
. personßM revolting. Cut oil
I the linßi'l ■ tbe ”ibs.
“Lt lay friend,” sai l a tip
sv felhrt to a lamp-post on a
':.j• • . 1- :
i dark you in a cot.uiiion
' ' l, g,'i» -ll' c ',
never. ”
InjuhtiC foe ot tlicldlie-t
thingsa man > is to spen I I vain
able time in uting tie- iujW’ l -' 01
mankind, ae deeeitfulne .1 the
world—in bin ling bi- fri- and
holding thi n he complaiui the
treachery or lity of other inds
—in telling pomlerful thiil hi
did for SainL when .-aid tub
was in distiaul how saidlm.
having riscrliotperity, forgkhe i
afori -aid oli L.iriin l turned and
shoulder toll hi-not only i|i-!>
for one toil tr e piteous|oi
plaints, it i.‘iqaliroug to hiitH,
for it show- iigewal rul •, tlilhe
[ complainan iliinldowu bill,lid
will never qgl I .(anything ui..
There ar) hit| ofyiustic - inV
World;
i of them ;| 11 if us Aunter tlietAi
the conriifjur bvlmd <>ur< x -
< nees of II nire nifdeulated to 4'
a rosier |ge o oufi ws of hunt
J nature, i»< toilevaour Cstin at-1 ,
the aninfc min; ll.inju-tice ot »
• ' * ' ,'i.s hard to 14
Us to the quick ‘
• Ultl ' M i I
' » -se are phases <
tlie hiu r i
int escape the.t
. irld. Here the
•" 11 <? igh places in I
are be , , I
ake the best <«
road, ; ,
an starting /ft
them. , , •,.
. to meet Wi m-
tn life . . . A
miu.'i- >n ■
Tra"' p
and J I
of them, anOm,/ ' )ua
cne 1 with tf'ir /
ble time i i. P ,/
/ <1 i iere 1'
even in trii i K ' i
T 1 I me e
nonsense. Is > P w i
Li , . I >un e
that their |,g jg j; J .
upon tlit /oil (era ’
and the nire icy t I ith I \
more the n-orli wil I ~
I i I 1 Hl I S
them and helptheii ’ tj I
J is not tenrlw-lrtm te, j
It dont likrNo heart | !'
it don’t likethose 1 I p
hasn't time to liste|
does not rejognize f
Renting complain/ J , |
erosity, btxflusy srl
•hem badlj . I
~ 'fa man baslu J
ESTABLISHED 1810.
cheerful spirits who smile at them, defy
them, and keep on struggling. It glo
ries in their pluck, and when it finds
that it can not crush them, it generally
crowns them. When it finds that they
are resolved to succeed, it gives them
all the success they demand. .
I .St. Louis Home .Journal.
What is the Matter with Br >.
Beecher.—On the Tdth, the Rev.
Mr. Beecher delivered the most ex
traordinary sermon which ever ema-
nated from a professedly Christian ' l
pulpit. So surprising were the pro* I
positions enunciated, that the points , ,
of the discouise were deemed suffici
ently important to give to the country
by telegraph. The telegram to the
St. Louis Republican thus reports Mr.
I Beecher:
“He denici that Christ built the ;
| Church. The wholechurch was purely ,
I human invention. A man might bap- ,
' ti-e or not baptise, partake of the
Lord’s supper or not partake of it; it I
would make no difference to him; and, 1
said Beecher, ‘my impression i- th it i
it our Lord and Saviour were on earth
' now, there are very few churches into
which he could get. He would not
be considered as sufficiently ortho lox.
|
' To tell your own secrets is generally
! folly, but that folly is with out guilt;
Ito communicate those with which wej
i are entrusted is always treachery, and
I treaehe;, tor the most part coml iued
! with folly.
He who thinks b tter of his neigh
bors than they deserve cannot be a bad
man, for the standard by which his
Judgment is formed is the goodness of
Jin- heart. It is the base only who';
believe all m n ba-", or, in other word-, 1
like them elves. Few, however, are
al! evil. Even Nero did a good turn t -
-omelrody.for when R >me was rejoicing
1 : over his death, -ome loving band cov-1
[' ered his grave with flowers. Public i
I men are seldom or never fairly judged,
• nt Innst while liv'ng. However pure,
ic:i"L winic *
they cannot escape calumny; how ever
incorrect, they are sure to find eulo
gists. History may do them justice,'.
but the.' rarely gel it while alive, either ,
from friend or f<»'.
| Tm: Legend or the \\ ii.i.ow. f
1 • hie day n golden haired child, "ho
I lived where no trees or flowers grew
y-was gazing through the open gate of a
beautiful park, when the gardener
chanced to throw out an armful of dry
cuttings. Among them the little girl
discovered one with a tiny bud just
, starting.
-J..,.*., U « ill rrmw ’’ allO wll’iS-
“I’t rhaps it will grow, sne wuis-|]
pered to herself, and dreaming ot w ide, ’
cool boughs, and fluttering leaves, she,
carried it carefully home, and planted
it in the darksome urea. Day after
day she watched and tended it, ami
when, by and by, another bud started,
she knew that the slip had taken root. 1
Years passed, and the lowly home
gave place to a pleasant mansion, and'
the narrow area w'ulened into a spaci-
ous garden, where many a green tree
threw its shadow. But for the goldtn
haired girl, now grown into a lovely
■ ...aiden, the fairest anil dear st of them
lull was the one ’ *y ■
I
1 f
h a cool, -h.ide, in no other ,
boughs did the birds sing so sweetly. I
But while the tree lived and flour
ished, the girl drooped and faded.
Sweeter and sadder grew the light in
her blue eyes, till by and by God’s
angel touched them with a dreamless
sleep. Loving bands crowned the
white brow with mirtle, and under the
branches she had loved, laid her ten
derly to rest.
But from that hour, as in sorrow
for the one that had tended it, the
stately tr.e began to droop. Lower
and lower bent the sad branches, lower
and lower until they caressed thedasied
mound that covered her form.
“Sec!” said her young companions,
“the tree weeps for her who loved it.”
x.. i ,iit the We-ving Willow.
Aud they caiiea ii mt? ... o
The Oney Surviving Rr.vot.v-
T ,ON ARY SoLDtER.-Tlft Washington .
Republican says: .
The rolls of the Pension office fur
. nisb us with the name of the last sur
iviving revolutionary pensioner, and
I the only positively known revolution* 1
ary soldier alive. His name is Daniel '
Frederick Bateman, now residing m I
' Freedom, Cataraugus county, N, Y.,
I where he lias resided for the past six
. . • . .I „ I .I.i■rx 11 • .
teen years. Previous to that t a’< m
had lived many years in M yoming
county, in the same State. In co»*
fortuity with the law of the I mted
States, of the 7th of June, 183-’,
and the special act of February 22d,
»67, a pension of $ >OO a year, paya
ble semiannually, and commencing
! July Ist, 18t>lj, is I'ai'l to the aged
veteran. Mr. Bateman is now about
• 109 years ol<l. ami makes his maik a.*
' signature to the pen-ion receipt. May
, " >• . i .... t., the amount
he live long to enjoy mu
awarded by the government for his I
patriotic services. |
We are informed that there is still
another relic “of the times that tried
men’s souls” in the person of an old
revolutionary soldier, tipwa’d of 1""
years old, now residing in Newbern,
N. <' , but his name is not on the pen
sion rolls.
—•« —-
IJ- The Marion ( Ala. Common
wealth furni-hesthe following marriage
1 notice, which we must admit was some-
Iwhat-stonv: “Married, at Flinstone,
by the le v. Mr. A imlstone, Mr. Ne
hemiah Sand-tone mi l Miss M ilbel
niina Wh tstone, both of Limestone."
Look out for brimstone next we"k.
[ Hbs'm it oi,

I “Steam,” sai l Dr. Lardner, “is the
great anniliilator—it annihilates time |
. and space.” “Yes, and multitudes oi
passengers, too, smd an ither.
i Queen Victoria has always been
noted for all.ibly bowing without a .
mom nt's cc.-sation in her state pro-
gresscs through the city. A London ,
correspondent of the St. Louis R'pub-1
I liean says this bowing is all deceit. ,
'i ‘ There is a curious contrivance at- .
I taele 1 to the seat of the royal carriage, ;
|by whose means the royal body is |
' gently swayed as in the act of bowing, ]
| while in reabty the said body lolls
comfortably and makes no Exertion
‘ whatever.” Home Yankee should in
vent a hand shaking machine.
I Diooino e<»u Health. —Os all the
t' means which can be used to give pow-
I er, str nglh and tone and intrinsical
.- force to the physical organization, work
loruu ”
ing the soil is the best. It is better
than medicines; better than gymnastics;
than travel though it be on foot; better
than riding on lioreenack, or going to ,
sea, or di inking the waters of medicinal
j springs. _
Self-Demal.— There are many
I seasons in a man’s life, and the more
■ elevated and responsible his situation,
the m >re freuuenlly do these seasons
t niv.l ihn
recur, when the voice of duty amt tne
dictates of feeling arc opposed to each
other; and it is only the weak an I the
wicked who yield th it ob liuiluß to u.c
; selfish impulses of the heart, wlych is
due nii'l honor.
[NEW SERIES,
AT 52.50 PER ANNUM.
Earrings and Other. Trinkets.
What a barbarism to bore n bole in i
the flesh and stick in a'.trinket! 1 j
have seen several cars in which the ring !
had cut its way out, making a slit, and j
a new hide had been punched in one of ■
the pieces Mm have fallen into this j
vulgar barbarism. American savage.* ,
offer many instances of men with gold j
or silver trinkets in the cais. But
among lower savages in different parts
of the world, the custom is quite gener
al, and many of them add an ornament
in the nose. What vulgar show you
some times see among the demi-monde
-a dozen great gold and jeweled rings
on the fingers, two large rings/)r hoops
about the wrists, a great buckle in the
’ belt, a gold chain about the neck, a gold
watch, several charms, a locket or two,
a breast pin—what a barbarous, vulgar
show : poor things, I suppose they think
it helps to advertise their unhappy
tiade.
My dear girls, leave this trinket show
to the Indians, and use no other jewel
ry than a neat, small pin to held the
collar, and a delicate small chitin to
guard your watch. The watch should
be in a pocket and not slipped under
the belt. The belt must be mischie
vously liubt to told the watch. To
vuii>i> *•
wear a watch pushed half-way under
the belt is to constantly expose it to
accident and at best to make a vain
announcement ot the fact that you have
I one. In England it is a common re*
I mark, that you may know a nobleman
1 by his plain dress, nnd by the absence
of all jewelry. And I will add, that
everywhere you mty know a shoddy
pretender by an excessive display of
■ jcwelrc No person of really fine cul
t turn delights in an exhibition of trinkets
~r gewgaws of any kind. The refined ,
; <>ul can nou make an ornamental pa
-1 ra J e — Our Glib, by Dio Lewin.
—— '""T
I A Fi'i! r i’RV. —We met a boy oi;
i the streets yesterday, mid without the
remoiiy oi asking our name, he ex
. i claimed:
“You just orter been down the river
I while ago.”
- “Why?” we inquired.
“Because," said the boy, “a nigger
• was in there swimming and a big cat
■ fish come behind him and swallowed
both bis feet, and swimming along on (
the top of the water with him, and I
they came up behind another big fish,
and the nigger swallowed his tail, and
the nigger and the two fish went swim
ming ulwiut.
"Well, then what?”
"Why, after awhile the nigger swal
i lowed this fish, and the other fish
! swallowed the nigger, and that’s the
hist I saw of them.”
“.Sonny,” said we, with feelings of
alarm for the boy, ‘‘you arc in a fair
i way to become editor of a Republican 1
I paper,” and we left him.
The race of mankind would perish,
did they cease to aid each other. I' roin
the time tlia* the mother binds the
child’s head till the n oment that some
kind assistant wipes the death damp
from the brow of the dying, we carnot
' exist without mutual help. All, tbere
' fore, that need aid,*bave a right to ask
it of their fellow-mortals; no one who
holds the power of granting, can refuse
I it without guilt.
A Philosopher at Gadsden, Tenn..
discour.-clh after th' fashion in the
Jackson Whij aiul Tr.bu.te: “Accor
ding to mv opinion the best pursuit is
knowledge—the best foundation is rea
son —(1 10 best study is self—the best
duty is doing good—the best affection
is compassion—the best contemplation
is concerning God. But the best v
to make a living is to plant pier
corn ami wheat —to raise W
h >gs and cattle—to
plenty ot H u:', trees, vines.
\ . I ■ ■ ■ '
I'm''.
.! 11l O-' ‘
ritib Lt.
Ji" i I ollL'oil._
-..ei: , whi-h deserves >■
to lie instantly and forever fm r ,
Yetit is equally amazing how hn b
i class seem to have no other busifies?
but to repeat and perpetuate thesi very .
things. That is the vocation of gos
sips—an order of society that perpetu*
ates more mischief than all the com
bined plagues of Egypt put together.
You may have noticed how many
speeches there are which become mis
chievous only by being heard a second
time, and what an army of both sexes
are sworn to see to it that the fatal rep
etition shall be hud. Blessed bo that
man or woman who can let drop all
the burrs and thistles, instead of pick
ing them and fastening them on to pas
sengers 1 M ould we only let the vox*
ing and malicious slyings die, how fast
the lacerated and scandal ridden world
would get healed and tranqu'dized!
There are two men so old tint they
I have quite forgotten who they are, and
r there is nobody alive who can remcin*
ber it for them.
;> Worth Knowing.—ls brooms arc
wet in boiling suds once a week they
become very tough, wul not cut tho
carpet, last much longer, and always
-weep like a new broom. A very dus- ,
ty carpet may be cleaned by setting a
pail of cold water out by the door,
wet the broom in it, knock it to get of!
all the drops, sweep a yard or so, then. /
wakh the broom as before, and swee
again, being careful to shake all B
drops oil the broom, and not swef
ata time. If done with care,
clean a carpet very nicely p*
be surprised at the quanA *'dyou i v j// ~
the water. The watm*' '•'dirt ; a m
Jirlv vcr X
with good (meet by su . f 4 ,s users .
ers, and salt by othcrsY ,IJUie 'keep.
The Best Way to A
The best and cheapest moVtsE—
ingin the world, is thatinV°rtis
pers. Every successful adypn- 1
say thi ♦. Heed strewn thcre-\« ill
is goo I for anything—
a crop of some value, most geft>
hundred fold. I’lacarrling the
walls nnd showering handbills a 1 J
the people are auxiliaries in
but it is doti’ f 1 w hether, asaL( • -.-j
more than pay expenses, whil\ ' l9
no doubt that they are a nttisany he
blankest of dead-walls is only di
by posters, provoking, in the "Ag
ulated mind, a sense of nversionVc
man who so advertises, and the aA- #
upon whose excellence he expatiA;
while as to handbills, nothit g so pA-
dices a citizen against '* >:ng -e see iv
show or buying any g' Is, as the ug J
slips of paper thrust a. him from t
quarters, eloquently recommending h
to do those things.—J''«r.o/Commri
,m're curious
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