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Wall Told ie Book Wdl Snd. He Who Herer Grins, than Dwd. Gentle reader, Or rampageous hyena from Wolf creek, Or hm old skeezicks with a wart oa his We take oar pen in hand these few line to indite, and draw oar hoof oat of the sand that we may get around to job and he sociable. Fellow-pilgrims, we hsve just got through with January. We're done with it. It wasn't much of a month, anjhow. We hare now struck the shortest month of the year. This is the month to be short in. Perhaps joti are abort. If yon are, stand on your dignity, and refuse all bills unless they're well executed. Execution is what counts in our judgment and the sheriff's. Do you know how February came to be such a short month ? Well, we'll tell you. That's whst we're here for to diffuse information and in ffamation. February was just as big a month as any other month until they pat Washington's birthday into it. And he was such a big man they had to take two days out of February to taake room for him. Hewasborn oathe.m Well, there's 28 dayi. Add the other 2, and you hare 30. See? But we nerer saw a man who worked by the month, but what was just dead in lore with February. Knowing that ererybody takes a deep in terest in agriculture, we publish the report of that Burlington Professor with a hawk eye: Crop are looking splendidly. Hard cider i coming up finely ; there is a great deal of it to the acher. A great many grain bags hare been sewed, generally with pack thread. Fences are generally well up. It is safe to say that the Younger boys are well oat of the way of the frost, cl jse to the sitting room fire, especially at chore time. There in quite a lively movement in hogs, around the corn-bia, trying to get in. The outstanding crop of last year's corn stalks is about ruined by heaty frosts. Farmers are rery busy everywhere. In some pi ces it is very difficult for farmers to get enough men to help them sit on the fen-e and watch the train g by. The curd-wood in the other man's lot is just about ripe enough to gather. The dark of the moon is considered the best time to harvest it. There is serious trouble pending in agri cultural districts. The farmers' girls hare struck, and refuse to make up the wagon beds as a part of the morning house-work. The men are rery sulky about it, and say it is enough to discarnage them. Cut that ont. It may sare your life. February is the month when the dram mer greases his ears and pins them bark, hammers his cheek and puts rosin on it, and then starts out in a little round hat and cork-toed shoes. The drummers rntnc down like wolves on the fold, Tiieir toes were all fronted, their notes all cold. Their weather peeled bugles soon shone through the town. They goUiled the money and salted it down. Then took a lew orders and lit out of here. With their heads full of business and akins full of beer. Talking about things that's gone, do yon know what makes Big George handle the trunks so tenderly lately at the depot? Well, air, the other day, hanged if he didn't hand one old horse hair jewel box into the baggage ken on a feather pillow ! You just bet he's careful. He had an awful warning the other day. Here it is : Comrades, leave me here a little, while as yet re morse in strong; Leave me here, and when jon want me, sound upon the railroad song. Tis the place, and all around it, aa of old the hacktnancatt; Dreary shadows on the pkujbrm, with their backs to carry all. Many a night from yonder mansion, ere I took myself to rest. Did I see the freight trains rolling slowly onward to the West. Hanya night I saw the signals rising through the menow naae. Where the Fitchburg and the Eastern cross upon a common grade. In the spring the honest brakeman In the sua may take a nap; la tne spring tne gay conductor gets himself aa I other cap; 4am In tne spring the Pullman porters scatter fresh draws in the bunko. An? the baggage-smasher's fancy lightly turns to thnnchts or trunks. Then his cheek was pale and thinner than should he for one so yonng; Though his fame tor smashing Jbaggage was on every brakeman'a tongue. And I said.-O, baggage-smasher! take this little trunk for me! Tis not strong, nor bound with Iron, but I trust its fate to thee." On his pallid cheek and forehead came a color and a light. As I have seen the bright rails sashing, on before a train at night. I had roused the ense of honor, which bad slum bered deep and long ; For a moment better feelings rose above tne evil throng. For a moment was bis bosom shaken with a storm of Slithy. Then the old stern look returning, darkly glittered from his eyes. Saying. '! have smashed up baggage bound with hide or hull and henr, Saying. "N'ever fpare I any; all alike their fate tnnst share." He took tip that little trunk and turned it ia his horny hands ; For a moment tightly noised it, dashed it on the railroad sands. Be took an iron coupling, smote that trunk both left and riirht: Bmotea secret spring, which fired some fourteer niltn1 vf W am5a "v' a' 'tuiu m dvnanute. Ob that tm.rning fhrotuth the city did we bear the fire liell ring. See the firemen and ftolicemen to the post of duty spring. All thai dny and through the evening did those brave men search around For that bagsae-i-tiiaher's body, scattered o'er the torn-op ground. Of that Icicjsn-ainasher heartless, baggage smasher now no more. Pieces found they on the Common an I the wharves alonz ttie shore. 9bI my merry comrades call me, sounding on the railroad gong They who see iu such a murder nothing to con demn as wrong. So I will no longer raoer my re atone to Aercel) glow. For the ut express is starting, roaring eastward, and I go. They have got Chief Joseph tip in Leavenworth, a prisoner. We nerer knew but one Jiweph, and Mrs. Pot:phar saed him for breach of promise and sent him to the penitentiary just for doing nothing. But I tell you old Joe played for even. He just hung out his sign for a fortune teller, and he at rack it big. Tjie next thing we hear of him, he has a square pardon and is riding all aroand town ia a six horse omnibus, and every time he passed Mrs. Pntiphars hoase he'd pat his thumb on the end of his nose and wiggle his fingers with joy. History don't say whether Mrs. P. wrote to the New York Ledger snd asked what to d-j for unrequited affection, or whether she pinned ap her dress and hired the bom painter to paiat her a sign. WaSHiNg Iraia Dan Hear 0 a t think of it, history don't aay anything more aboat Mrs. Petiphar. Bat this Joseph we're talking about is a nlagia a reg. Net Pare. Haw's eomelhiag onto Mm byaa Iowa peat. What time the glittering: ravs el O'er hill aad valley steal; Chief Joseph's ens a w, with dag aad And if, with wild, rebellions shout The papoose snail appear. The chieftain leads the bad child oat, Clatched by the Injtne ear. The breakfast orer, the daughter strolls Down glade and shady dell, While gay young braves, from weeoed knolls. Look oat for Injiae bell 1 Each stricken brave she turns and leares Her corneas to bewail ; Her drasjring blsnket stirs the leaves The well known Indian trail. A Black Hills miner, scalped and dead, TTnoa the around is found ; Grim speaks the chief : "There's been, I'm fraid An Indian summer's round." What time he rideth forth to shoot, His farnrite horse the dapple is ; And when be want a little fruit, Goes where the Indianapolis. When finished are his war like tasks With brazen incongruity For overcoats and food he asks, With charming Indianuity. At night before his bed he'll seek, With countenance forlorn. He takes his seal ping knife, and eke He trims the Indian corn. This temperance buiness m a big thing And whisky is a big thing, too. We once beard of a wild young man who drank deep and ran through with all his fortune. He went to his old rich gray-haired sire, and asked for money. The old gentleman took him aside and pointed out to him the eril of his ways. He injdred his health. Lost his respectability. Spent all hia substance. Sinned against heaven. "Yes dad." ssid t!.i festive yonth, "but, Lord ! look at the fun I've had !" We knew a yonng man of great promise the only son of a widowed mother and her main support beloved by all who knew him honest, industrious, temperate and religious he went away from the house one Fourth of July morning to en joy himself in company with others hi gray haired mother kted him at the threshold, and warned him against the tempter's cup. That night, way after mid night, after his mother hid spent weary, agonizing hour of patient watching and suspenses loud knock was heard at the door. Hastily she sprang to the summon' with her heart beating wildly in her bosom, and there oh ! it grieves our soul to tell it ! there was her son agtnbcr atajuije, for he had been to nee his girl ! But about drink ing: Gonrh is telling a story about an Irish man to whom a physician said : '"Tim, this won't do; you must take warning or tne fate of your friend, OVshaughneasy., Only three niehts ago he csme home much sober er than you are, but in attempting to blow out a candle his breath took fire and he ex ploded blew up so that his friends in three days hare not been able to scrape enough of him together to hold a wake orer." "An d re inane to tell me that he bust up?" said Tim. "Indeed I do. apon mr honor. Tim said he would take he it pledge at once; and did so in the following form : "I swear nerer to blow out a candle while I'm drunk again." It is mighty hard to tell, now, who is ahead Brigham Tonng is dead, but Beecher is alive. And as if he wasn't enough, from the dirorce suits, breach of promise cases in the newspapers, we should think the whole of mankind had gone to work to help the old man out. Here is a few lines onto that late lamented Brigham : One more polygamous, Short in the breath, Frightfully bigamous, Gone to'bis death. Tarn not away from him, Scorning to touch ; Go nearer and think of hint Married so much. Think of his fathers in-law. Two hundred mothers-in-law, Three hundred sisters in-law, Forty old mothers-in law. All in one family, Left polygamily ; Think of their daily life, Full of dome tic strife, Cat fights and squealings ; Think of the tears and cries, Then try to Ann Elite Some of their feelings. Oh ! turn not away from him, Scorning to touch ; Go nearer and think of him Married so much. Oh ! this is pitiful ! A cir with widows full, Buxom snd fair. Old bachelors, think of it ; Go near the brink of it Now, if you dare. Still, for his bigamy And muddy pnligamy. Lea re him.at ret; Cross hi hnds hnmbly, As if praying dumbly. Orer his breast. We will conclnde this tale with that of another, hoping these few lines may reach you in good health : Tit&? tails tire for the purpose of re moving the festive fruit can from this vale of tears. Herbert Spencer (author of the carbine) says that tomato cans, 'if lelt un disturbed, will deposit in uniform layers over the face of the globe, at the rateol two feet per annum." Now nature has k-ndle famished an antidote for this impending tin food, to-wit: A small boy (No. 7) and a dog. In this we see the hand of Provi dence, (Rhode Island,) likewise considerable fnn; especially when bald-headed author of a family attempts to pass on both sides of a dug at once, at a time when the dog, jadicioaslv applied to the can. on the part moat affected, is absent-mindedly engaged in exporting it from this mundane sphere at the rate of eigt miles a second, ft is difficult, under such discouraging circumstances, to convince the victim that it is simply ihe onward march of ncit nee. He will insist that it wss the onward march of the dog. It may be objected that is rough on thedog but no dog, that is properly alire to the benefits to be derived from the use of his tail in this way, ever whines. Occasionally some cowardly canine to escape the draft (of the can,) will hare his caudal appendage ampalated, bat such are a terrior to the commanityin which they reside; in fact, they are dogs that will not do to tie to. When frail cans cease to fall like the gentle due bill, and the diminutive boy (No. 7)! - uaopts orange peei as a mine in arresting the progre of Christianity, of course it fol lows that the dog's tail will become atrophied from disuse, and gradually be come extinct. Until then, with i is constant ase ia staying the tin deluge, aad making horses ran away, it will be a "tail of wheal" A Sew York iorist filled tastefully ten birch bark canoes with roses aad dusters of fia lowers for a dhtaer party. Four sisters at Paalet, Vt., were married ia one day, recently, aad all started at together for their weddiag trip. "How can I leave theeT" said Adam to Eve. She made no reply, bat calmly pointed to a fig tree ia the dtstsaee. Mrs. Edwin Adams expects tojoia Mr. sad Mrs. Joseph Jtafcrioa ea their loaisisas plsatitisa wheat they go Seata. A asi very attractive wsmsa kissed ItaaVeer- waea be westmte the lobby to be ceagrata- kua earns silver ssssch. PLS BITS. There is one tiling that ia always dear, and that is excitement. The newspapers always say it rans high. Col. Van Horn lectured before the Kansas City Scientific Society on the "Pa ternity of Air." Correct. Aa editor sboald be the father of wind. B.i mum sys "nobody can cheat the Almighty." Bro. Beecher will now retire, for if Barnum has failed, there is no use with a minister without sny hell trying his hand. Will Visscher has got a new play. Danno much about the new one, bat if be plays it as fine as he did the old one, there will be wailing and gnashing of barkeepers teeth on the Pacific slope. Wieners warned those who attended his execution agaim.t bad whisky. It is said he looked straight at Eugene Field when he gave this last piece of advice, aad now his "sack" is XXXX. The St. Joe Gazette in speaking of the action of a school teacher there, says: "This may prove to be a vaulting ambition which o'erleaps itself." And now we want to know how a woman ia going to leap orer herself? Just let's wait and see how many of these provincial editors who arc howling and snorting for temperance just now, will show their red ribbons at the State Press convention next May. At. Louu Journal. As each one to the Convention goes, He will wear his colors on his nose. The Missouri state grange has address ed a letter to Gov. Phelps, protesting against the organirition of the state militia. That's just the way people work against their own interests. When the grasshoppers come, where's the militia to fight 'em ? Are we going to have any ice? Horn ritle AdeertU'r. Dented if we know. Has anybody prom ised you any ? Shoot the man that writes Warrensharg items for the Sedalia Bazoo. Warren&urg j.-n. No, no ; shoot him not. But call tngeth er the brass band, and play "Hail to the Chief." Testerdav edition of the Gaxttc hav ing been exhausted. S. Joe Gazette. We thought it looked weak. The doctors held an interesting meet ing last night. Et. But the corpse never laaghedonce. A lady correspondent says that girls hould cetse to bs kissed br their gentle men friends when they put on long dresses. Dog gone the dress. A fellow don't kiss her clothe, whether they are long or short. Jast aa soon kiss a woman withua t a rag on, her back. A Sedalia woman's calves look for all the world like two dessicated corn cobs and still that infernal Bazw will howl about "Pettis' superior advantages as a grazing country. Htinka'l Democrat. For argument's sake, we will grant that when a Sedalia woman dots hare a corn, it is a beautiful little pearl, invisible to the naked eye ; but when a Marshall girl laps her ears, people ia Tezas wonder where the "Northers" come from. The wise virgin now reftielh to go ont with her gallant aniens he previously shnwelh to her his lantern, trimmed and burning. . Joe uasette. That may do for St. Joe. But the wise virgin here bloweth oat the light, and slip ping her arm into that of her beau's they pursue! h their way in darkness, until from the seHuded g'oona you hear e-s-swish smack ! smack 1 vum yum ! That's tne kiiid of a virgin the Sedalia girl is. Cspt. John Kitffer says he has about 3011,000 tons of ice on his hands. Strongest man in the world. Fingers must be cold, though. Oh, the snow, the beaati did yon hear anything drop? BomriiU AdrertUer. Hist! we didst. It wa-n'l the car rat tliug o'er the stony street or over a broken rail, either. It was To arms! It is a brick-bat ! Mrs B. Q. Roach reached here Friday night on a visit to that new grandaughter exclusively. Boemnlle Aivatatr. On last Friday, too. Did aw, did the Gorernor think the offense premeditated? Or what did the old man aay, anyhow ? VXKINUfl FIX i. Pressed fringe for trimming dresses is new. Large amethysts, set is pale gold, are is favor. French straw satchels are the newest lower holders. Madame Thiers measles. is suffering sadly from the Jaaauscbek, it is said, has flOO.OUO invested in diamonds. Kentucky Librarians. aad Tennessee bare female State Long circulars are unbecoming to very short or stout women. Some costumes, just from abroad, have over dresses of raw silk. For an elder!y lady ot meant, black aad broaae velvet make a statelr garb. For house toilets,- muslin ties wrought with tinted Bosses are preferred. Three large gilded bees an the latest novelty M fancy ornaments for boaaeta. The New York Advertiser says the Bohemias Girl is getting to be aa old maid. "Tree mignonette" is a new. targe-fowermg variety of this cbarmiast? fragrant plant. Mrs. Lucy, of Houlton Mame, is 10? years old. and lias a mrter three years her senior. Seal-skin "Boston bags' are the newest cob veaieuce for ladies' shopping excursions. Clara Morris made her aVbat with a small traveling company at aa ordinary ball ia Erie. Pa Old maidt aad offAoe-holders are all alike ; none die, and few resign. Florists predict that lowers win, ia time, be sold as cheaply m this country aa -they arsis Europe. Favorite scarf ptos are made at twe snakes twined together, sad having bright scales. Ex-Presidest Tyler's widow has nadaUwssit in New York aboat rent. She earn oat victorious. New Eavea, Cesa baa n "Parana dab," a means! siaaslmliun, csmaniisai Local emmiastisns far ladies, m with the Toronto Uairsrsity, wig be bald m Ob-BUMaWaae, THE DROP Wrwtoktd 1 11L Ha Kilted Lift a Brat, tad Dttd Xoka a Son and incidemts of Bis cution. from the St. Lorn a Tunes. Wei tiers' last night on esrth was not de voted to sleep. After taking leava of his sister st 9:W, he spent the time until mid night in pacing in the rotunda or talking ith Deputy Marshals Flanchard and Hohoff, who had been detailed to sit up ith him the first part of the night. He was in seemingly good spirits bat smoked almost incessantly. The Marshals at tempted to make the time pass pleasantly and Wieners several times lajghed at their jokes. At 12 o'clock the Marshals were ch aged, Goodfellow aad Brigga taking charge of him. Mr. Goodfellow says thst the prisoner did not give away once while he was on atch. From 12 to 3 o'clock Werners sat up with his guards, and during these hours played cards, smoked, talked and. drank a little brandy. He smoked seven or eight cigars, Mr. Goodfellow says, hut drank very little, not more thaa a spoon ful. THE COXYEftftATIOX was principally about old times, their boy hood days, for Weinera was aa old school- ate of Goodfellow's. The subject of re ligion was not alluded to once, nor was the subject of the killing of Lawrence, except perhaps once, when Weinera said thst be was sorry that he had got into such a scrape more on account oi his little stster thsn himself. He loved his sister dearly he said, and was sorry that he had caused her so much trouble and grief. Wieners remained in good spirits nil the time, never alluding to the ate before him and seldom to aavthinc else to mske him low spirited. He talked freely and almost incessantly until after 3 o'clock, when he lay down and tried to get n little sleep. He fell asleep about &30 o'clock, and the deputies then left his cell and stood guard on the platform in front of the door. Weinera slept about an hour, tnd soon after received his first morning visit from Father Braun. Father O'Shea sr rired directly afterward, arid the two priests remained with the prisoner until 6:10 o'clock. He was then brought out of the cell, oh the west side of the jail, and in the second tier of cells, and dowa to the ground ioor, where his breakfast awaiting him. THE BREAKFAST consisted of coffee, bread and fried eggs, and the prisoner partook of a hearty meal of this fare. From half past seven until the time fixed for the execution, Wieners' time was spent almost wholly with his spir itual advisers. The jail doom were not opened to outsiders until 1-30, and then only to reporters, Deputy Marshals awl guards, hilf a dozen policemen, a few doc tors snd perhaps a dosen other persons, in alt atout sixty persons. Oo fadies were among the anmber, aad none of the prison er's relatives. One of his lawyers, Mr. Delehsnty, was there, however, as were several of hie old personal friends. The policemen admitted werejOmcers Henry M. Jones, Dsn. Walsh, Michael )MaJley, Thus. Donegan and Mark Blair. Drs. A. C. Robinson, W. H. Beaick, Jamison and Cutler were also present. After breakfast Wieners was returned to his cell, and at ten annates to 8 o'clock he was brought to the ground f oor again. He walked alone and upright and seemingly with a firm step, though on nearer ap proach signs of weakening could be de lected in his countenance, which was of ashy paleness. On joining the crowd be low, Wieners nodded to his friends and shook hand with some twenty or more saying to each one "Gtaxl bye, good bye, GoD BLEK TOT." He called many by name and the tears stood in his eyes as he looked into the sor rowful faces of those about him. To each of bis favorite guards, deputy jailers, be presented a Bible or prayer book with the hope that the receiver would study the book presented and live good and holy life. It was a common remark that he kept up rery well. His tears were dried alaaost as soon as they c me, and they filled his eyes but once or twice daring the remaining ten minatesin the jail. At precisely 8 o'clock a procession was formed of the sixty or seventy people, and after the prisoner's areas had been pinioned behind, by Deputy Mumphreys, the column started out, headed by four policemen. The procession moved slowly out of the jail and through the hospital oa the rear aad then out into the jail-yard. The march to tne sealold took bat a minute's time, the prisoner walking between his spiritual advisors. He ascended the stairs with -t firm step, snd on reaching the top he knelt dowa with the priests. A prayer was offered and then a few words of adrice were given him by the holy fathers. This over, Wieners stepped to the front of the scaffold aad addrvssec the crowd as fol lows, facing to the northwest: HIS SPEECH. "I am yoar victim and I hope will he the last one. I die under a penalty that I ought not. I committed a rash act, but not in cold blood, I did not do it, and God is my judge. I hope I may he the last vie tim to step on this scaffold, sad I hope all you young men will avoid whiskey ; not drink at all ; and I hopeyoull all forgive that all will forgive ate, aad I pray that I may die a goad aad happy death." When he had finished speaking, Wieners stepped back from the earner ef the scaf fold and shook hands heartily with Deputy Marshal Beinstadler. Marshal Maasnthen came to the front ot tne scaHoM ana read the desth wsrrsnt, together with the differ ent stays of execution, sad the actiea ef tha Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court. The documents were written aa large eel- cial paper, deeply bordered with Mack- TllC sfkM4tll M9flad slaffMflft itw4fMlvwavlf but in reality lasted not smart thaa tea miautea. Marshal Masea was eweply af- reeled, and his voice trembled aiaasia af hustregstlfsmmsnd. a acAtnrou cmaumam. Whim Marshal M Wieners turned to Deputy Marshal stadler.oneef the r. him by tha Usee, j Ht lips qairered aad his head ! veaalv. Be great wss hta that his tips lammed to mere almost a ha said at leagth, "yau have always been kiad and considerate towards ase ; I beliere yau will fulfill a prsmim will yau do sac a great favor?" Certainly, Billy,1 the deputy, -what will it bar -First," said Wieners, "I I waat yoa tu deliver for at have a The Badness with which the appeal was made, aad the husky voice in which it was delirered, combined with the heaving of the great chest, had an elect on Reiaatadler, and the tears began to trickle down his cheeks, as Wieners held him tight by the hand aad continued : "Go into my cell in the Jail as soon as the execution is over aad yoa will find a little a little book -a Bible the same from which I have gained much comfort ; there is a small lock of my hair between the fly leaves ; see that the hair is not lost ; give, both to my sister; they are all that I have but she will appreciate them ; tell her to read the Bible ; it will do her good and help to sustsin her in her greet affliction." Here Wieners turned aside to listen for s moment to a few words ia. Gertam from Father Brann, and then resumed : Tell my sister that you were with me when the trap fell and that I DIED LIKE A MAX. Tell her. for 1 know she will be glad to hear it, and it will be consolation to her; go and see her frequently ; be all the aistanceyoa can to her; remember ahe is almost alone in the world. Oh, if I could only repay her for the help she has giren nw I Will you he a friend to her, Henry V UI will," answered Beinstadler. After expressing n desire that Beinstadler would be as good a Christian as he was good hearted. Wieners gave hi friend an other hearty shake of the hand and stood waiting. When Captain Mason had finished and (billed up his papers, the prisoner shook hands again with Beinstadler snd the spir itual attendants. He thea stepped upon the platform, raised half a dosen inches above the trsp. During the reading of tb death warrant the TEARS SrBAKO TO It IS EYES several tiaes,but he conquered his emotion, and wher. having kissed the crucifix, he fund oa ihe Iran Um mmm nerfectlv eool and Stooa on tne trap, ae was penectiy cool sna collected. an m m a . a plain juaann presseti tne pru oner's hand again and again. A fe words passed between the two aten, in which JUanon ex presseti his regret thst duty compelled him to execute the sentence of the Isw, snd Wieners replied thst he un derstood it and did not blame the eaptair.. He was then faced to the north, the cruci fix was placed to bis lips for the last time. One deputy knelt down and pinioned his knees, whitest the same moment anoth er placed the hood of black cambric over his besd. The test had come aad Wieners stood ia hi shoes a solid as a rock. His face was out of sight, and the form waa motionless, but the h nda tightly clenched, were i.i full view. What were really few second , seemed minutes, while the hoed was being pressed in under the chin and arou d the back of the neck. Thea the noose was put over the head and slowly drawn tight with the knot under the left ear. A whispered consultation of half a minute followed, the deputies took their places, and thea ensued an ugly sound of pounding as they kicked off the support hinges. When these were open Wiener's life hung literally BY A THBBAD. Marshal Mason glanced about him, ssw all was right and then nodded. At 8:21, the trap swung down with a bang, which waa followed by the once-heard, never-to- be forgotten thud. When the man shot dowa it waa ia the same rigid erect form be had assumed when the cap was thrown over hU head, and the hands were clenched. As the cord jered, the heads opened and few upwards as far aa the elbow f istenings would permit. They thea fell back hy the sides aad hang there swollen alaaost to bursting with the congested blood. There was no movemeat or twitching ap parent ia the legs, and after twirling aroand half a dosen times the limp form came to a stand still. "Stand back f shouted the police around the scaffold as the crowd pressed forward with a morbid cariosity to be near to and to watch the struggles of the dying man. There were a few who turned their heads aad moved ia another direction, painfully impressed with the sad spectacle, but the majority displayed no delicacy of feeling, and in spite'of the police orders a score or more rushed down the steps leading; to the scaffold. Doctors Bobinson, Renick aad Cutler advanced to the dying maa, Dr. Caller holding one wrist and Dr. Robinson the other. The pulsations were intermittent, and at HJZ7 the palsatioa ceased. At 8.-43 the body waa cat down aad placed ia the Morgue, but the greater por tion of the crowd remained about the jail yard until peremptorily ordered to leave. The reverend gentlemen who remained with the unfortunate man until the drop fell stood together for a tew minutes at the corner of the staircase leading to the plat form, and expressed, in reply to one or two inquiries, their melancholy satisfaction that Wieaers had DIED BJAFITLY. It is, indeed, a sad spectacle,'' remarked Rev. Father O'Shea to a Time maa aa be gaaed upon the motioalem body, and then tfned to look upon the curious crowd The priests stayed until life was pro aounced extinct and then withdrew. The arrange aacnta ef the execution it self were complete, the death state nee be ing carried out with precision, snd the Msrshal'a preparations oa the scaffold be ing most complete. Later the body waa takea ia charge by aa andertaker, and will be buried quietly today. The father ef William Wieners, in een versatioa with a reporter, said that if he had been a rich maa his son would have escaped the gallows. He did not believe that Billy had tilled Lawrence ia cold bleed, aad iatimated that some ef the witnesses had perjured themselres. He said that laws were for the heaefft ef the rich and the opptemioa ef the pear. The day before the trial, he said, be waa taken snide by oaeef the chief witnesses for the prasecutioa ef his sea, who told him that if he weald pat am $15 ha weald aet aaeear sgaiast him : snot her aking a similar prepssitioa to him ashed I $l.tM fee h' services. Mr. awlleal tanth eases, sna in ea be stales, both apfiaaied against hia ana am life away, sltheagh lacy had e him that they ware per. illy. t eempaay he kept He UMUght he had ea ia his wichedaass by his wife, who arated (reat him haunted though srp him like a shadow. TBEMABBIABE. Willism Wieaers was married to Kate 0Neil er Crasy Kate, ae she is generally known, ea the 10th of May, 1S7C, ia the office of Justice Walton, -the cereatnny being performed while both were under the inluenca of liquor. When Weiner became sober the next day he in said to have felt very much ashamed of his mar riage, which in fact he hardly considered legal, aad tried every aKans to get rid of the woman, hut to no purpose. Cissy Kate had aeen leading a life of dissipation at various houses on Christy-avenue for ten or twelve years. She always insists, how ever, that she married Billy with the reso lution of forsaking Iter old association and leading a better life, ami that she tried to make a man of Billy, who, ac cording to her story, was always brutal and unkind to her. . Ifotaaand Incidents. Several peroas witnessed the execution from the lop i.f a Istildinicat lb inrurr t ;iriie-iient:- and Twelfth street. A police ginnl of thirty-three men W.ts iite.l ataut the building hy Captain Lee with .tivh nixxt enrci wiai noiwuu'wiHiinjt wverat .tii-iiii on the part of a Urge crowd not one !ticiWni in onining n entrance except such ss luvl ticka't. The entrant Mark wai patrolled ani etery en trance covered. ft may be worthy to mention that Messrs. Rnylc arxl pvlchanty gave their nervk-e without coinpen sat ion ia Ihe defease of Wieners. Adnlph Fi'cher. one of the jurors who tried Wieners, does not believe in capital punishment. His prejudice, however, did nol extend s . Cr a to UiMualify turn as a iumr. When Questional hvthe attorneys ia Wiener's trial he s.ud In- wanted the Us changed, hut as it wa lawful fur a man to he hunz. aw! he wa sworn to trv him ac- conlingto law, he would not bill t.flndhim guil ty ofninrderia the first degree when the evidence wassuascient. xr.t iner is aa ex-memter m the City Council. Snecuu instructions had been civen saainst the admission of hoys, but a youngster with a Nark ing box managed to thread his way between officer Barclay a legs ana was amy capturea altera itteij cha.. Besiies Ihe prisoner there were on the scaffold Father t)Shea aad Brans. Marshal Mason, hi- deniitiea James Cog. fMvid (toolMn. Ansust Ho. hog; Mr. Brig, Mr. Humphreys, Mr. BUnehard ani a rimes if Doner. A man ia the crowd ezultingty remarked that he . . - -.. i cost hiia two dollars to get a ticket. He w hal managed to get up to see tne snow tor 11 nau presed for the name of Ihe party disposing of Uh licket to him. but lie declined to give it. A police oaVer was rationed at the plank, lead ing from the root of the coal house, for the pur- pne of keeping the crowd hack ut ot sight oi the ooM. Here they mood till the coin, damp M-natia which had mrised the feet and was slow- 1 ly stealing up through the whole body, the result . 0VtaB.aj. on fruited hoards, threw ihetn in- I . a i r a to a dancing moode. and made a change of Ui-e verr deiraUe. At last Wieners appeared up on the seaBuld. and the crowd nude a break for the plank. Deputy Sheriff Kienlin liappened to lead, and was hesitating, when a push from hi next aehthhur sent hua out oa a venture ami all followed like a fork of sheep. A cordon of brass buttons and stars swung round thescaflold and kept all ia respect.ihle distance from the fatal trad Jacob. Litsch the private watchman at Ihe Comiiae. who was the principal witness in the trial, was present. He said to a companion. "1 m the beginning and t want to see tlie end." Anaie Wieners, accompanied hy Mrs. Letson. visited the Morgue between to and It o'clock. The Superintendent had taken off the corh anp etraiahtened the limbs As ooa as the sister was sshered into the room where the dead man lay she lung herself upon the hody.kissiug and embracing it, and moaning out.-Oh .oh, dear: my poor broth er. Int it awful for tbi to happen to you? I wih I . in heaven with yoa now." Her grief I--came so violent that she had to he led from the room. Mrs. Lstvtn clipped from the head ct Wieners some hair, wiirt which she proposes to work something for the unhappy sister. FASHIONS OP THE SEASON. The effort that has beea made oa this side of tne water to place furs is retireroeat, as ua&shiona able, has met with little saeeess, aad oa the other side furs were never so fashionable as to day. fa tact, seal-skin is just oa the verge of popu larity ia Pans, and there are elegant, jaunty, cut away sacqties. loag paletots, costumes snd hats, trimmed with this favorite for. far ia advance of other seasons. Here we have seal sets and sacquea ef every de vice, seal bonnets and bats ia every shape. A novelty, just now, in fur, is a Carrick cape of chinchilla, with trimmings on over-dress, and a mug to match. The daiatiest sets that come are made of feath ers, maa and 1st collar. We are also wearing fashionably the mug same as oater garment, or ea eostnaae. Furs haTe, of coarse, met with great redaction since the holidays, aad there are pretty seta of French seat as low aa 7. aad other furs are in proportion. Each week we bail with admiration the increase in aim her of walking costumes upon the prome nade. We think we are safe in saying that spring will give ns this coaveaiest costume aa the dress for the street. 1 here is but little change from the model first given by as months ago, although we have notic ed a tew velvet aad arreure. with Carrick capes aad mag, trimmed with the uncurled ostrich raeh lac. that were elegance itself. ft is said that we are coming hack to more ro tundity of figarem fact, really fat. dumpy people are to be in fashion, which is sot bad; tor while the neshy ones cannot make walking lead pencils of themselves, the lean ones can pad themselves toon'iea respectable size. We are therefore inclined to think Ihe building ap to fashion's de cree is better thaa the squeeaag dowa process that so many have tortured themselves with for the fast tew sea sobs. We mentioned ia our "chat" of last week, the great redaction ia drsss goods, cloaks, Ac. We have also met with some splendid bargains in cos tomes; those, too, that are in style, aad of good material. And as bat few costumes are too heavy for apris wear ia the country, it will be a splea- did time to replenish for thus season in advance. Reception and eveaisg costumes are is demand. Economy reigns in the selection, and we venture to assert that never, in aay fashionable season. has there been so many dark and black silks made mto elegant reception costumes as this. Jast now the face mania ia tnsb point. Over- cufts. large Anne Australia collars, and handker chiefs, are trimmed with Irish point; aad this is more expensive thaa torchon, it will presumably he the favorite face. The recent exhibitions of face or all agea in our city baa done much to educate the mind to the real valae and beauty of lace; and now to give set of Laces as a wedding or holiday gift, is to ahow exqaisite mate snd refinement, as faces now rank with precious gems re value. The f mhionable collar fills almost to the point of the sho alder, and the ctaf reach to the elbow. Tonne fadies have a pretty fancy just new with walking enstsmes of camel's bain a ronnd hat is covered with the same cloth, and bound with galloon of the same shade, s hand of which passes aroand the crown, and two or thre? shade- ed tips of the same color relieve the masculine look that no well-bred lady ansae to assnme. Pleated basques aad waists of pokBaies have become quite the rage for slender ladle, who reaHv need seme thing to MI ont the natural form, but a stoat lady ia one of these pleated af. fairs looks almost like an animated churn. Bin (that was to be discs rded, )f rem the palest to mdi go, is greatly in demand- Did we mention last week the new how T Fear ing net. we wiM describe it. Two yards and naarter of inch-wide, donWe-faced ribbon, two lone loons aad a knot, and the rest in ends, ff one has bits ofk4 face, or one or two old point cottars that are bo loafer fashionable aa such, take a double, nay sonsre of cane lace, tack the oM face npoa it spitallvaa s fabot, aad (astea the looped ribbon ia use ceatw. raiswul be found a pretty aaisa wtta a wmm cellar er a iisse rncn Bow to cerrespead for the hair are made m three sof loops each way, aad strapped to make vary narrow through the centre. These are wora on top of the bead. or. if a chatelaine, low en the head, at the back. It U said wears going baek to the very short apron over-shirt mesaascnoa with the walking akirt. To ear ssiad, this dress "is more stylish aH in one, ta siihsr aiwlsts a skirt and polon aise, er in the pfaisu kilted priscesse. fitnUesjsn'a fashisaabls pocket handkerehiefa are ef white Csntan site, with wide hemstitched seeders. SsnaH real point esnars, that are ignored as sack by fashionables, are sold ntueu wader price for jabots sad heir srssmsata. We bar seen right pester assaaas aa lew as tr.SS.amer song forlJMenar if itweiemtarsnkand Aleof de- i m elastsr of m wear white Stsjrgaavites, wim stack his sea to the THE GALLOWS. Tht Hajftfiag of Woods it MtUoM. AoaotaBtofthe Murder tad Trial. Bsmasa - a . J JOSEPH WOODS. The above is an accurate representation of Joseph Woods, who was hung at Malone Xew York, on Friday last, for the murder of Stephen Barber, in Franklin county, New York, last August. Wood was a tramp, snd hsd stopped at barber's house previous to the murder. The esse created intense excitement in New York State, when it came to trial in December last. Woods eccentric conduct throughout, in refusing counsel, and his pe culiar fatalistic views, added to the interest of the affair. The following is an account of the mur der from the testimony of the murdeied man's wife . Adeline Barber, wife of Stephen Barber, called and sworn. Mr husband had three ten dollar hilts snd some small chsnge; they were new bills ; he got them of a man he sold sheep to, I think. He got the money onTuesday ; he put the iiocket book back into the bedroom. I got one of the bills chanired in Malone. I got one $5 hill, one $1 bill, and the rest in silver. I paid out some of the si Iter. We went to church .on Sunday. Mr. It. gave one $10 bill to my laughter at church. He put the rest back in his pocket. I waa with him all the time till we went to bed. When Wood left he ensued the road and entered Dunham's gaie. My husband called to him. told him he wa nol going the right way to Malone. He stopped, looked back and went on ; he en tered the lot and went along the tence on the inside. We retired at 9 o'c ock ; I lay awake some time; Mr. Batber fell asleep first ; the moon was up and shining bright ; it was not half way up: it did not shine -t might into the room ; we left no one in the house when we went tocliHivh ; the win dows were nailed down except the N. parhu window ; bed roots, window was over d wiih n thin white cott n curtain ; it w is two feet from. the bed ; the bed was near the door; head toward the door and against the casing; 1 was aroHsed by a pistol shot ; then I raised my head and looked at the door; a tmn stood pointing a pistol at my husband's, head ; he fired ; my husband gi up on the edge of the bed ; the man fired again; my husband fell on the floor; the man fired at him again ; then he fired at me; the man came in and took my hus band's pants and threw them into the kifch en ; brought them back and threw them on the bed; then he rummaged my tiunk: tLen he went out and nto the parlor; I could hear him walking; then he came into the room and lit a mat h : I had nulled tht- I had pulled the quilt orer my face; he pulled the quilt off and looked at me and thi n threw it back ; then he lifted up the featherbed and felt uii der it as fir as he could ; then he went out and np stair; I did not hear anything more ot him ; I had a fainting spell ; 1 wa conscious all the time; I heard the clock strike 12 just after the first shot ; I lay in a s bed till six the next morning; i nam an the hours strike: when the man went out mr husband said, "Adeline, are you dead ? Can't yon help me npf I said, "Xo, I am nearly gone myseli. the mun who stood in the disir was the man who took dinner with us: it waa the prisoner here; the first shot hit me in the side of the he-id; the sec nnd time I was hit -ver the eye; at six . I crawled out of doors to the road ; mv husband was on the fliMir; he was all cover ed with blood; he was breathing, hut did not speak ; the first man who found me was Mr. Gero; I t Id him we had been murder ed ; Mr. Cl-veland was the first man who entered the house I remember the person s being brought to my house ; I was lying in the parlor bextrnom ; a cloth was over mv eves ; when the cloth waa removed the man who shot me was there; I did not know. the others ; me was mere; una not snow. incomer ; 'A'7"!.'' MrJ8e; JVJO9 I looked around a d pointed my finger at the man and said: "That is the mr n." His whiskers were not the same as when be was here before; they were shaved down to the chin. I was conscious after I was see him dstinctlv : did nol see any shac'Ie on him when he was broaght into the room ; did not hear the chain, clank. The p stol was rtgni insine ine ooor ; inw oa.. ...a noi sihh me; 1 nan mv sew an mr iimc; ii ssid "mr good Lord, what is this ?" I lav on . - , , t . - r i i if tnensCKSHie oi tne oca; jwsi rsi-ew my ocso i and saw him in the door snd dropped back; lw m t;,tla in nav hack- t hf man sain I . V: V , j . , nothing; be stood in the door sideways ; think he had bin foot on the threshold: rould not say whether there was smoke from f ring. The man was clo-e to the bed at first; hi arm was curved a little. I saw his features by the light of the moon; my iht did not grow dim : it was not the firt shot thst affected my sight. I did not suppose it was the maa thst sofd the clothes. I knew him when I looked at him. He lit n match and looked at saw him strike the match : my eyes were not covered ; had one hand at my head ; had hold of sheet : let c when he took held : mv eyes were partly closed not w but I could see. He did not look hut s fftfCfftwMa', During a lone: and trying cross examina tins, in which Woods' counsel did their a - a a si a . a utmost to shake her testimony, Mrs. B ir ber wascal and unmoved, never varying from Ihe facts aa first stated. Her identi ficati'iaof the prisoner was complete, and when she said in clear, unfaltering tones : The nrisoner a the man. it was like a sudden clap of thunder fo the audience During the recital of the horrors of thai night, manr in the court mom were moved lo tears. Woods merely dropped his eyes for a moment and remained unmoved. After the prosecution rested, and after Itation with Woods, his counsel arose aad said that they were under the painful ne comity ef announcing that they had been utterly unable to procure any evidence whatever for a defease, but if the Court would permit, the prisoner desired to say a tew words to the Court. Permission being granted Woods spoke ae followsT wood ix His own behalf. I don't knew that it will alter the state oi ine case, bui it may uo some gooa it l . . I . . 1 asn,ywiew un w nv saving sny I j r i a r - i thine. I wish it to be understood that Idol not want to be sworn for one simple reason that i am of a pecanar opinio and be- a e e a . a l r r a ief : I do not believe in swearing whatever ether failings I m-y have. Being a stranger, it w totally imunssible foe me to give sny connected account of yself since I left Montreal. I hare no 9 maBwK: ef kaawjag waa the whom I have met at different times through out the country, or where they are, and therefore I could not subpama any bo 'y to come here for my defense. Far hermore. 1 would aay I do not wish to cast any blame upon anybody who has here prosecuted ne. It n not my purpose to do it ; 1 do not wish to throw hi nine So far upon anv ot.e, though these persons know, as well as I do, .md their Creator knows, thst they have sworn to what is jntfy untrue. They know it and believe in their minds and heat tn, that they hnve don? so. 1 know tlii'l there is not a doubt about it. Furthermore, I would say, wiili regit nl to my couiiM-l, both of tl-ese 'gentletneit were aiMiinttd to defend me. I don't know the Judge who appointed them, it nny have been the gentleman present, hut that does not aiatter. 1 declined them, and for a Ions time alter, as these gentlemen know. :tnd as I have told them, I declined their counsel for the reason, aa f have staled, that I wanted none ; not for a moment th:it I wi-hod in be understood that they could not dtfend me, for 1 stipMise they are a t-otiietent to do it its any oilier', but with regard to my innocence or gtiili I am totally in concerned, n this Coiiitcuti have seen, whether the veidict will le vi"llv or not guilty. Some muy think lli.it it dots concern nie, but it dnes'not ; for the reason that since my boyhood whatever may hare Iwen my other" failing, and I siipjKise they have been many, moieth;ui oidinarilr fall to the lot ot men I have lutd a belief that there was a Being over nic who guided my course. And though I hare been sin ful, yet I l-eliive that fie w over me. ami and a I have averted to those who have had any connection with me that f have not had the least doubt as to the result of my trial, knowing that I could mt he found innocent or guilty, only as He permitted. .Knowing that 1 am speaking lo you for the last time, whether arqtiiiied or found guilty, I can say that I don't beliere in swearing; whatever my offense might he, even though by so-doing and stating the cir cumstances under which I was placvd it might give me my liberty. 1 decline to do it and leave the caie with the Judge and jury, and let them decide it. As I said, 1 did not want the aid of cnnnel because I believed there was anoth er Being who would defend me, but I am thankful for their services and for the kind attention of the court in listening to them in my behalf. I think I will have to give up. I think the circumstances are clear enough and those who are impartial will judge of iheia in time to come when they may see it a little clearer than at present, snd whin prejudice and everything of that sort shall have passed away. With n-gard to the verdict, and whether f have anything to say as tt whether sen tence should be pronounced, I don't think for a moment without paying any dia--espect to you an a Judge, or any other gentlemen of the proles-ion that any thing I could say would in the slighest alter the sentence, because f know that it is the iistnl form for the Court thus to ad dress the prisoner, this sentence you may pass upon me. You may think I am vis ionary or trying to impose upon you in "tating a few things that the people may look at. f have not been a man who be lieved in ghost stories and such things. In Tall truthfulness, a I declare before my Maker, before whom 1 stand, to be true o far as I am stating, that with regard to this sentence, that though I could not pos sibly say at the time that f ever fo e saw that I would be ixeculedas a criminal hut it has been before mr eyes. I am 9 rears in America, and years before I ! fore f csme and before 1 believed I erer knew what sin was, so I could d6ie it, though perhaps sinful and not knowing it, I have seen as clear as the sun in heaven before me. that f waa going to he im prisoned in Stele Prison or County jtil in America. How it is I ould not tell. Some people may say I was dreaming, ft may he so but I don't beliere it. 1 tell you I hare seen it and it nerer left my eyes hut Ins been before me day and night hut it has been c'earlv before mr mind for yean before f ever conceived the idea of coming lo America. I can't account for if. Some people mar, but I can't, t don't know how it is, hut it is so. Furthermore, with regard to your sen tence of death, I was thinking last night wh n I went to mr cell and mr mind was I occtioied about this verdict, and though I didn't feel the slightest alarm, vet 1 thought there was something connected with my proceeding in this Vim, that might he turned hr newspaper reporters or others into something which would be put before the people, from which hey might conceive the idea I waa putting on a SSI A a w a nnni iace ana appear to oe as i am not feel. This I do wish the public to understand ; f-have no idea of imposing upon the ub- nc so tsr as my appearance is roncern d. I hare acted an f feel totally unconcerned, A 1 hare seen things for a long time throngh rests, I hare thought and believed that there was no Hse in putting on long face and appearing before the public in a manner different from what I hare felt. 1 will not engage your attention or take up your time any longer, yet f would sav that perhaps my life has not hera what people may call immaculate, pHre and ready to go herore my Maker, nut if von will do me the kindness to give me the I length of time which the law allows to I prepare for eternity, I shall be thankful. During all the lime ot the trial and np , the pronouncing of his sentence. Woods to the pronouncing of hie si hss preserved a clm. indif r hHt aa the last words of t fferent msnner, the judge were spoken a strange, frightened look crept w his face and then disappeared. It is reported that when he reached his cell he w,"rel7 Droke dow" During the last mo- meats, as sentence was being spoken, msny neorde went, men and women, and iidee . . . . . wrtouale man himself. Yf . - i i i e . . . a c inn n ew one ui great minis. Laying aside its nemntinnal character and the unusual circumstances ot a prisoner ..... , , f pleading; hm owa case before the ha, the fact that Woods is a total stranger, without en.fa and without defense, has gained hi much sympathy. And yet no one can say but that his doom is iust. He himself will not plead his innocence. THK WHITES. Tioa'a Profwoatioatloaa. Pref Tice sets dowa the following weath er for this month : 1 -Clear and pleasant. 2 to 5 Clouding, threatening weather, with heavy rain and snow storm in places. 5 to 7 Clear or fsir sad very cold if wind from the northwest. 7 to 12 Severe storms in places. 12 to 14 Clear or fair, and if wii north or northwest, cold. 14 to 17 Clouding, threatening weather, with rain and snowstorms. 17 to 19 Clear or fair, but suddea chsnge probable. 19 to 22 Clouding, threatening weather, with violent wind storms aad raia or snow. 22 to 24 Cold, if heavy storms have oe- enrred. 25 to 28 Clouding, threatening weather, with heavy rains or snows in places. The warm or comparatively warmer dars will be about the 3d, 9th, 10th, 2Stb. a vr.u " " , ,, , . Jn w" OT w,cr. J ""1 be about the otn, 13th, IStb, 2ota an 28th. The merits of Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup are acknowledged by all who hare ever it for tha diseases of iafaacy. Price, a Buttle.