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WORDSWORTH. IIow rich that forehead' calm expanse! Howbrignt that heaven-din ctcil glance I Wat t her to Glorr, winged Towers, Ere sorrow bo renswcil, And Intercourse with mrrtal hours Bring back a humbler mcod I 80 looked Ojellla when sho drew An angel from her station; 8 looked not ceasing to pcrtuc Her tuaetul odor at Ion I But han 1 an 1 vo'ce allko are still t No sound hero sweeps away tho will That gave It birth In adoration mcok One upright arm tuttalns the cheek, And one iccro.s tho losom lies That rose, and now forgets to rice, Subdued by breathless harmonies Of meditative feeling; Mute strains from worlds beyond the sktcs, Tr.rough tbo pure light of, female eyes, Their sanctity revealing 1 OLD CATHIE'S STOKY. "I novor flood no lamlly llko do old Prentiss, Miss May; 'pears llko folks ain't so nice dls vcr way. My Misls was a reg'tar queen." "Who was your Missis, Cathie?" askod tho piolurosquo old colored wo man, who sat loaning on tho handlo oi a hugo basket sho had just emptied of cleau clothos. . "My Missis was, fust, Mars' Cunnol Prentiss' mother. Warn't no nonsonso 'bout her. Wo lived on do olo Mlsslslp, and dat ar' was aplantatlon sloh as you don't over boo now-o-days. Why, Mars' Cunnol ho own a hundred and fifty poo plo, yai. Mlis, an' I was ono of 'om." "Wcroyou well treated?" '.'What! wo uus! ttoatcd wolll" and Lore Calhio Moss broko into a laugh that sot hor fat shoulders to shaking, "Treated well! Mars Cunnelf dat ar' olo plantation! Lit mo tell you, Miss May, wo novor kno wed what hard timos was till wo'b free." "Out o'olos' go to olo Missis, an' thar sho, sat in do big room, a-cuttin' out do bluo clot inter gowns and aprons, and do white clof Inter al sorts o' things '"What, rnammyl your gown a-wcar in' out? won, oall in to-morrow'n you shall hov a now ono.' Dat's do way it was dar, and nox' mornin,' 'g'long! dar's your gown a-sniollin' swcot ob do dyo, nu' a smart han'kcrohlef to put on wld it." "Or s'poso I go in wid do hoadacho Off I sent to do doctor, an'p'r'aps to do hospital, dat hobonly room under do pino trees, whero dar wasn' nuflln' to bo douo but tako do modioino an' git woll." "Dat was llbbln', Miss May. 'Clar' to heben, don't dar' to got hcadacho hero, Miss May; cost too much monoy," and the old woman shook her head with :a lugubrious countenance. "Thou, on tho whole, jou don't care so much for your freedom?" "Well, Bomotimes, Miss May, I is despretly onfaithlosa, an' I looks back to Egyp'hm', an' "my Mars' Cunnel Prontlsj. wid lorgings as can't bo mut tered." "1 seetns to soo my olo Mars', whoso head lain in deso yor arms fust it ovor lain in anybody's, 1 reckon, for I wcro on'y thlrtcon when ho wcro born, an' do miss, my own muddor, Just cuddled bim in my shoulder; laws, Miss May, dar nober was an angolioar chllo, an' whon lie grow up his oyos was as blaok as sloort, an' ho was bo tall -an' han' sum I " 'Deed, ho tako mighty good car' 0' Ids people, an' Jest let 'cm ory hallelu jah an' shout to do Lord. Woll, I won't say I doesn't ltko freedom, Miss May," fiho addod, picking at tho basket handlo, "but aa for to go to say its as comfort. bio as my olo Mars' Guuncl Prentiss' plantation" and heaving a great sigh, sho shook her old shaker bonnet with energy. "When Mars' Prentiss got married, ho married a lady, ho did," sho began again with thatunmlstakablo expression which shows how far back tbo thoughts .havo travolod. "Lor! wasn't sho a boauty, wid her bluo oyos an' yallar gold hair? None of your cajun in hor, butraal stook aud blood. No mean ways; jest nateral and ndblo, an' I tolls you, dare wasn't a ser vant on do placo but Jest worship her." "Beckon sho was 25 whon Mars' Ralph was born. Pso a stout woman den, tfoln' on 40, an' dar was ginoral rojolcin', "cause, ye seo, .dat ar' was do fust son riut Missis, die kop' hor oyo on me; just didn't liko to aeo mo go to do do', an'I could see dar was some tin' on her mind. "Ono day says sho, 'Gathlo,' says she, 'everybody Is so happy.' "Lor', Missis," says I, "an' no wond or. Hero you '8, spa'd to do master, m' a boautiful boy como Inter dls world of sin an' sufferin'." " 'Yes, ho must suffer an'sin p'r'aps,' ho said, under hor brof , liko, 'an' I ha'n't bo bore to pity him.' "Woll, Mlfs, dom words struck: me iUln a,cliill llkc; IJost sot an' looked, it; her, an' for de fust timo I soo somo hin' In her face Ihadn't noticed before it was de glory ob hobon, Miss May, de ilory of heben. " 'Thoy's nil rejoicing, Cathie, an' I'm glad; I liko to seo de Cunnol's peo- de Iiopdv, but dev. don't nono ob dem know what I knows." "I'msosorryfordoCnnnell Cathie, you're a good woman, an' I'vo noticed how do chllons loves you, ah' you has a . good way ob glttin' on wid dem, and, a good firm, strong will." 3 " 'I want you to hab do chllcn tn yo'; oaro.ob courso dolrgran'ma, she'd keep m till do Cunnol finds somebody elso tobo a muddor to dem, and oven don OfcToathlot an' sbo foil a-sobbln' an' a- tnoanin on my shoulder." "WoU, Mlsi May, I wor datstruck In heanloDuldntantwerylsor no, an iv hnsrh thumn as it never did bofo'l yporo young mislressl'Twa'nt but a little whllo after dat, doy carried hor down stairs to put hor in do coffin." "Mars' Cunnol, ho didn't tako on, not bit. Evon do littlo chlllon, black an' whlto, oryln' all ovor, but Mars' Cun nol looked still nn' whito aa sho did, on'y ho broalhed." "I novor seed him shot a tear, Miss May, not ono, but ho never got any other mistress for us. Olo Miss, sho do oboryt'lng jest as sho did aloro Miss Lily como, an' I has do chlllon to caro for and 'muso wld dem blessed Biblo stories which I knowod from Joshua to Jororatda." 'And do years gone by, an' littlo Miss growed beautiful. An' do boy, ho wor a wild ono, but do lovin'est thing in do world. Why, doy didn't treat mo as folks docs her, "Doy didn't movo 'way from mo If I Fot too clo?o; doy clt in my lap, an' hang dar arms 'bout my neck, an' kiss mo so mnch dat I tell urn doy kiss all do black off. An1 my young miss, sho grow liko her muddor day after day, and Mars' Cunnol, ho jest worship hor. 'Well, Miss, I wor makln' a whip for young Mars' do day doy Drang her homo. 'Scuso mo for cryln', Miss; I nober think of dat.tlmo without a sor rowul hoarl. Thero wor hor long dress n-dragging, her hat off an' her hair so bright, till tumbled down llko do waver in' water when do. sun shines on it." "Was sho killed?" I asked, Intent, almost breathless. "Mot all ooer, brcss do Lord, my pure, patient umbl but do back was broko, an' dar was no llfo on'y in tho brain. Do fus' words sho say when doy lav her on do bod, in hor rldin' habit was: "Don't cry, papa, I'm only going to seo darlln' mamma a littlo soonor, dat' all!" Cry! why do Cunnol scream! nover seo nothin' llko it. 'Pears ho would go out of his sensos. And all do peoplo seems if doy's crazy, "Olo Miss an' I do only onos dat did a thing. You could hoar do littlo nigs howlin' under do window liko doy's so many huntln' dogs, an' do Cunnol gwido an' asking do'Lord what ho'd dono to bo so trented, poor soul." "He growed calmer before mornin,' and then ho heard do news fremdodoc- tor. Miss Lily might livo for months bres3 de Lord, fur of sho'd gono don, wouldn't glvo much fur Mars' Cunnel' brain, I toll you "An' so I nussed my sweet lamb, an' do cajun dat found hor after sho fell." "Cajun; what's a cajun?" I asked "You spoko oi ono before," "Oh, a sort o' no good whlto folks llvin' down by do swamp in olo Louisi ana, ho used to como to do house, and Marstcr Cunnel, ho never grow tired ob talkin' wid him, an' he hate and douplso them low whlto trash bofo' dat." It was somo time boforo 1 understood that sho meant an Acadian, or French Canadian, as thoy sometlmos style themselves, a pooplo who aro gonerally called "creole Franaalt," and who livo in tho interior of tho State Oh Miss May, you nover soo sich a sight in all yo' born dnys. Dar sho wor, not Blxteon ylt, evoryt'ing gono school, 'musomcnt, all do pleasuros ob life jest a smllln', jest a lookin' up all do timo, so sure 00 dat ober place." 'An' she keop mo talkin' 'bo.ut hor mother, an' plan what sho would do up dar, jost as if sho wor gitton' ready to go to a a 'scursion, whar sho knowod sho'd havo everything pleasant about her. An'do Cunnel, ho stopped askin' de Lord what ho'd dono it lor. an' Jest set dar and listened to her hoavcnlv talk, and sho on'y eixtcon lcs3 than a week when sho dlod." "Sbo died, then!" and I drew a long breth. "Deed sho did, cf youklnoallitdyln', I'll b'leevo to my last day sho saw hor muddor, for at do ord sho stretched out hor hands, an' such a look ub como inter dom eyes! Sho saw Bomolhin' enure!" "Mnybo 'twas do dear Lord; how kin wo toll? Well, dear lamb, sho was took from tho evils to como, for do war broko out, aud dc Cunnol lost everything, all his big plantation, and do old Missis, sho went off with heart broko, and de Cunnol, ho fell at Shlloh, shot t'roo de bead, and young Marstor woll, MIbs " "I's had a hand in dat!" Bho added with a sort of triumph; "he's gone to do 'vorslty, an' is studyin' for a preach er, an' it's all long ob dom Bible teach- In's I used to tocho hin., an' ho say so hlsself. Lor' wait!" "I havo a shinin' account to glvo Mrss Lily, whon dem goldon gates swings open for to let old mammy in to hor dear lambs. Reckon, Mis wo sba'n't romcmbor all our woes an' trials, an' tribilatlons; it won't bo nothin' but jubilees up dar, bross and praise do Lord!" Cathie took up her big basket and wont out, but tho spirit of exultation seemed to linger in tho atmqsphero sho had left. Judge Lambort Treo, ot Chicago, has inherited an estato of $4,000,000 from his father-in-law, H. H. Mngio, and Is said to bo tho wealthiest man in that city. The Princess Pierro Bonaparte did not soo hor husband after tho marrlago of their son Roland with Mile. Blanc, but left him to enter a convont ot Les Dames Trinitaircs. Lord Beaconsfleld insisted on dining out livo or six times a weok and attend ing all tho very swoll parties, old as ho was, and caught tho cold wbioh ended 1m, coming homo from ono of them. Tho wealth of tho Astor family, oi New York, Is estimated at ono hundred millions of dollars. The Astors of this generation do littlo beyond tbo collee- tion of their r0.vcnu.9a and tho spomVing of a portion of tt. IN TWOS. Somewhere tn the world there hide Garden gates that no ono sees, Save they come In happy twos; Not In ones, nor yet In threes. But from every maiden's door .Leads a pith way straight and true; Maps and surveys know It not; He who llnds, finds room for two. Then they see tho garden gates; Never sky so bine as theirs, Never flowers so -many sweet As for those who come In pairs. Round and round the alleys wind; Now a crsdlo bars ttrclr way; Now a littlo mound, behind 80 tho two go through the day. When no nook In all the lanes Ilut has heard a song or sigh ; Lot another garden gate Opens as the two go by I In they wander, knowing not; "Five and twenty" fills tho air With a silvery echo low, All about tho startled pair. Happier yet these garden walks; Closer, heart to heartthoy lean; Stiller, softer, falls the light; Few the twos and far between, 111, at last, as on thoy pass Down tho paths so well they know. Once again at hidden gates, Stand tho two I they enter slow. , Golden gates of fifty years, May oar two your latchet press! Garden of the Banset Land Hold their dearest happiness 1 Then a quiet walk again 1 Then a wicket tn tho wall I Then one, steppeng on alone- Then two at tho Heart et All I FARM, HARDEN AND HOUSEHOLD. Clover as n Fertilizer. Doatoa Journal of Commerce. A corrospondont reports tho follow ing bit of farming oxporlenco: "About twenty years sinco a man obtained by lcaso a largo tract of land for a torm 0! years, mosc of which was worn out and exhausted rye land. Ono field of ten acres was sown with ryo when ho took t. Tho lossoo gavo it a coat of ashes and a good sprinkling of clover seed. Tho rye yielded six bushols por aero; it was so thin that tho clovor had sufficient room to grow. Tho next sooson tho clovor coverod tho ground completely, and was allowed to. remain on tho ground tho ontlro season. In tho spring or tho second year tho wholo was plow od in and tho field planted with corn, wnicn yioiaoa lorty-soven bushols per aero, and it has romained a fertilo field to tho prosont timo." About Clover. A Michigan farmer writes to the jour nal of that nanio, that ho oonsiders clo vor to tho farmer of as muoh valuo as fertilizer as a crop of corn for fattening stook and making manuro. In an ex perience of forty-two years ho has learn- cd its value. Ho says when ho wants to sood down a field of wheat he waits until tho ground is well settlod at tho opening of spring, and tbo hard frosts aro past, and then sows tho "sood six quarts of clovor seed and four quarts of timothy scod, well mixed then harrows in lightly and rolls tho ground. Ho sows 100 pounds of plaster to tho aoro. In seeding with oats, tho amount of sood is tho samo, sown aftor tho oats aro dragged in, but tho ground is then rollod, benefiting both oaU and clover. Clovor is tho most profitable summer pasture for hogs, but tho pasturo or field should bo divided into two or three lots so that the stock may bo changed from one to another during tho soason. IlornlesN Cattle. Farmers' Union. A nico pair of horns cortainly adds boauty to a cow. It is not to bo sup posed, however, that sho would give any moro milk or make bettor beef for having them; but horetoforo a cow with horns was moro fashionable than a hornloss animal, 'but ovoryono knows that fashion is a fioklo goddess, so wo need not bo surprised that an incroasod interest Is being manifested In tho poll ed or hornless breeds of oattle. Thoro aro soveral distinct broods of polled cattlo, we believe, suoh as tho Gallo ways, Polled Angus, and tho old-fash-ioned Mulloy.1 so called. Tho friends of these animals aro claiming from tho different agricultural societies provis ions for premiums this fall, whloh is proper enough, becauso all meritorious broods should bo put on tho samo basis. Thero is plonty of room on our Minne sota prairies for all. There is no dan ger but that the -farmors will find out in good timo which are tho best and most profitable; neither is thoro any danger but that thoy will make good solections as soon as they havo opportunity to do so. Wo aro destined to bo a groat stook growing State. Give (heCalreH Plenty to Eat. Farmer' Union, Now is tho season ot tho year that young calves should havo plenty of food. If they aro pormitted to be con tinually half-starved during May and Juno, thoy will hardly over get over tho set-back received from such a courso. Evoryono who has visited a farm whero calves aro ted sparingly must bo famil iar with that peculiar, rural muslo, tho bellowing of tho dlsconted young calf a muslo not of tho most; agreeable sort, indicating, as it does, that tho littlo fol low is ill at case somo way or othor. It is worth whilo to inquire into tho onuso of this discontent, for a young animal oannot to expected to stand and bawl for hours togothor without wasting, through suoh an amount of breath,' noiso and effort, a considerable portion of flesh, to say nothing of the real phys ical suffering which must oauso thoso incessant complaints. By giving the calf all tbo milk necessary for a. full stomach we expect; tho bawling would oeaso. Tho fact is, calves generally are dpomcd to a position too muoh HLo that of young chlldron that is, they aro rogardod as too smalt and InBignlfl cant a raco of animals to merit muoh attention irom grown-up persons with wiso heads. For as children aro not unfrequontly kept In tho nuraory under tho caro of thoso who would not bo en trusted with tho caro of monoy con cerns, or sont to school to havo their now-born intellects mouldod by the cheap sohool-mnstor, whom tholr par ents would not suffer to havo chargo of ovon a favorlto horse. So in llko man ner young calves aro shut up pr tied up in somo oomlortless Out-house, whero thoy recoivo a fow moments attention in feeding twico in tho spaco of twenty- four hours. Nature points out most dittlnotly that tho joung animal must at first bo allowed to thrivo only on tho rich mUrimont furnished by tho fresh milk of tho cow. Tho practico of sepa rating tho two wholly and at once Is un natural and sovoio. Alter a calf has been weaned it should bo fed often and in small quantities at a timo. Whon calves aro allowed to'dlstend themselves freely about sunrise, thoy should not bo compelled to fast fourtoon hours boforo another' meal is given at sunset. It would save, as evening approaches, an incossant and pitiful bawling, which is caused in obedionco to tho gnawings of a hungry etomaoh. Minnesota farmers cannot afford to starvo their calves. ltoraee' Irge, Prairie. Farmer. It is a woll known 'fact that horses will work and. remain sound for many years with legs apparently out of order. Enlargements tako placo in tho sheath of tendons after a strain; also from blows, whero tho parts becomo lined with a thick coat of lymph; and somo times tho body of tho bono itself is found thiokoncd from a dopositlon of bony lamina over tho original bono. When all this has been in progress wo question tho propriety of any 'active moasnros, unless, as is gonerally tho case, a feeling of soroncss is exhibitod after work by shifting or favoring of tho limb or limbs in tho stall, or by a "fool ing" mannor of going on first being taken out of tho stable. Whon tho legs are roally callous, littlo impression can bo mado upon them unless by active measures; but rest and proper attention are tho best preservatives of thoso most essontinl members of the horso's framo, with tho friendly auxiliaries of hot -water, flannel bandages and freedom in a box stall, after severe work, and good shoeing all timos. Provided no intornal diseaso attacks tho fcot thoy will not only be as sound and healthy, but in better form, from having been properly shod, than if thoy had not boon shod at all. Somo hoofs, howover, having a great er disposition to secreto horn than oth ers, and thus oalled strong feet, should nover remain moro than threo weeks without being subjected to tho drawing knlfo of the blacksmith, and the shoes pribporly replaced. Neither should stopping; with damp tow be omitted, as moisture, not. "wet." is beneficial to tho health of, tho foot' Do what wo may, howover, horses that aro reqnlrod for work on hard roads, or to "go tho pace," will always be moro or less sub ject to diseased feet, quite unconnected with shoeing.. Tho action of tho hinder legs of horses reminds us of ono use ful hint to thoso who havo to uso their horses on long journeys. If we follow a woll formed horse, with tho frco uso of his limbs, on a road upon whloh his footsteps are Imprinted, wo shall find tho hinder foct oversteps tho foro foot in tho walk, but falls behind it in tho slow trot. Exoluslvo of rollef to the musolos by change ot action, then, it is safer to vary tho pace from a walk to a slow trot on a journey, as causing less fatigue to tho hock joint, by which enrbs and spavins aro frequently thrown put. Add to this, tho slow trot is tho safest paoo a horso goes, bcoauso his step is shortest. ReralnlscBtienS of Jeha Brawn. Mr. Thomas B. Musgrovo, tho Now York bankor, says: "Ono day in the summor of 1859, 1 was silting in tho dry goods house "of whloh 1 was tho junior partner, and my desk was in tho middle of tho floor, as tho junior partner's al- ays is, when a man camo in whom I rocognized in a minuto as John Brown. Ho had been a friend of my father, and had nursed mo on bis ktvoo when I was a child. He took his sent on a bale of Osnaburgs. Osnaburgs wero a sort of bagging used at tho time to balo cotton. As Brown sat on tho Osnaburgs, ho said: Thoso aro made of labor that ought to bo free.' Ho repeated, feeling them in his fingers, 'mode of labor that ought to bo frco.' Ho then said ho wanted to see tho head of tho firm who was also his friond. I said to him: 'Mr. Brown, he is very busy just now. Caa't I attond to your businoss quito as well? What do you want?' 'I want to get somo rifles, no sata, uor Kansas. 1 wanted some monoy.' 'Woll, Mr. Brown,' said I, 'supposo I glvo you a cheok for $50-' won't mat dor' 'Anas wiu do very woll,' ho said, 'and 1 need not wait to seo Mr. ' "I wroto hlry. tho chock, and ho took it, and put it away, and that is the last timo I over saw him- As ho got up from the Osnabures he said, shaking his head: 'Mado of labor that ought to bo free.' A very littlo whilo passed, it seemed to mo two. months, perhaps when I ploked up the paper and saw that John Brown had made a desoont on Harper's Ferry. I wroto to him, ex pressing my surprlso that ho was there, and asking if anything could bo dono lor; him. no replied that ho would liko to havo a suit of clothes to go to his trl- al in. I knew what ho liked to wear first-rate. Ho always woro, if ho oould control It hlmsolf, a suit of snuff-colored oloth or oassitnere, His hair was of a brown color, vory muoh llko tho tint ot tho snuff-colored oloth, and so were his oyos. His lips always looked to me as If thoy had water on thorn. Ho spoke with good, fair grammar; and was an interesting talkor. I had tho clothes mado up and sent to him to nppoar' at tho trial. Not long after that a papor al Richmond published tho names ot Northorn firms whom nothing must bo bought from, and ours among the rest. My partnors oamo to mo and said I had mado adreadtul mlstako, and must drop out of tho firm. I said that would suit mo vory woll Indeed, and I sold out and wont to Italy." Oaf or Dread Materials. Mrs. M. It Franco, laMl.litose. Earth bread is mado from a white 0arth in Upper Lusatla, formerly a part of Germany, but now under tho rulo of Prussia, and tho poor of that rogion uso this bread in timos ofscarolty. Tho earth Is dug from a hill whero saltpoter was onco manufactured. Whon laid in tho sun until heated, it cracks, and glob ulos llko moal exudo from It. Thoso are mixed with a littlo flour, and soon fer ment, and is thon baked. It Is supposed that tho saltpeter or soda in this oarth gives it lightness. Something similar to it is found in Catalonta.and is also used for bread. It is affirmed that in casos of extromo neod, many havo livod on this broad for woeks without experi encing any Injury. Soft stonos woro ground and mado. in o bread in tho lato f amino in India, to. prolong, ifposslblo, tho lives of that strlckon people. Fish- broad is still used in Iceland, Lapland, Crimoa, Tartary, and othor places far north. Tho fish is first dried, thon boat- -ento aflnopowdor; and somotlmcs tho tho inner bark of somo of tho Iroos ot that region is mixod with it, and then wot and mado into bread and cakes. Moss-bread is manufactured in Icoland from tho reindoor moss or lichen rangi- crinus, whloh, toward tho month of Sep tember, becomes soft, tender, and damp, with a tasto liko wheat bran. This moss contains a largo quantity of starch, and tho Ioolnndors gather it in tho latter part of tho summor soason, thoroughly dry it, thon grind Into meal; and. broad, gruels and pottages aro mado with ic. Tho want of bottor grain frequently compols tho poor Icelanders to bakoa kind of broad from tho seeds of tho sand-rood, elymtw arenarlus, which on their shores .aro merely oaten by tho birds of passage A Mississippi Steamboat. An Epitome, of American Clvllliatlon. III?. A. Maroln ChrUtlan Regit tcr. ' A Missijtippl steamboat ot tho first class h an epitome of Amorlcan civiliza tion. Its hold is crowded with all tho products of the northorn land, and tho handwerk of the factory, tho workshop and tho mine. You aro kopt awako by tho tramp of mulos, tho grant of pigs and the lowing of cows, and waked up at early morn by a salute .from tho hon coop over your head. Tho crow is a crowd of many oolora. Tho passengers represent all sorts nnd conditions of this many-sided multitudo wo call tho Ameri can peoplo, parceled off in cliques as distinct as tho mo3t oxolusivo village ot old Connecticut. Above tho salt aro tho tobies reserved for tho women and suoh happy "annoxcB" as can claim tholr protection, mounting up, rank by rank, to tho grandeur of tho Captain's big chair. Below is huddlo a mob of men in that indiatinguishablo "common herd" that ourquoer civilization com pels man unattended by woman, to as. sumo. Tbo eloct ot tho elect climb up occasionally to tho pilot-houso to chat with the monaroh who turns tho wheol. Below, or in our case above the cabin, tho African brother and sister find their colony, or the second-class whito passenger worries along. It is a airango 1110 a long aoze, varied by a spoil of wide awakoness, as the majestio croaturo that bears yon wheels round and hoads up stream to her landing. Our good ship carried two eleotrio lights at her front, whoso effect at midnight was something marvolous, flooding a wholo rogion of country with a tremend ous illumination tho. bleaohed facos of tho wonder.strioken peoplo revealed all secrets in hidden ornors. SheKfptthe Secret. Oa ono ot tho exourslons whlo h lo Staunton in Ootober, 1876, for tho Cen- A - f 1 J I luuniai wero iwo passongors, and a young lady of Rookbrldgo, whoso bright faco as well as her- bright mind had mado her as popular in Staunton so ciety as at homo, and another was a young gentloman of Staunton, tempor arily residing in Rookbrldgo, who con templated shortly romoving to the far West. They were 1 devoted lovers, and, as tho sequol will show, tho gentloman took such a prcoantion against tho lady changing hor mind during his expected absence as was insurmountable. Stop ping in Baltimoro a fow hours tho lady and gentleman, after the latter had procured a llcenso, repaired to the resl donee ol tho Rev. Mr. Murkland, tin famous Presbyterian minister (tho lad; being a Presbyterian)., and wero unite' in wedlock. They then returned to their rospootivo homes and thero tho seeret was confided to two of tho groom's family and a relative in Rloh mond, tho lady making a.oonfidont ot one of her family and a devoted mar ried lady friond. Tho groom went West to make his fortuno, and will! in a few dayes return to olalm his wife, who has all along rotalned her maiden namo. Though tho marriage took placo noarly five years ago, and seven per sons knew it not a word has leaked out about it until within the, last weok, a faot that entirely dlsposos of tho as sertion that "a woman can! I keep a. soorct," and also a feot that makes eaoh gossip in Staunton tear his or hoc h&ir that they didn't find it out In that length oi time. COLOSIL ELLSWORTH. Testimony Of Ciptaln Freak Brownell. Bjwcfal Thrgram to tan Inter becao. ' WAsniKQTOX, May 20. Twenty years ago tho first blond shed in dc fonoo of tho Union was offered up in Alexandria in tho tdeath.of the gallant Colonel Ellsworth. With this molan oholy romlniscenco in hts tntnd, a re porter to-day dropped in at tho rooms of Captain Frank T. Brownell, and ro quostod that gontlomah to glvo his csti mato of Colonel Ellsworth privato character, whloh rocontly had beon as sailed In. several nowspapirs. Captain Brownell was a friond of tho martyred Colonel, and was with him when Jack son fired tho fatal shot. "Hisprivcto character," sa'.d Captain Brownoll "Is a subject that has inter ested mo very much, and I think it would Interest any ono who bocamo at all acquainted with it. I havo hero a school history of tho United States, published In Baltimoro in 1870, .which is now in its twelfth odition, and to-day is'bolngusod in tho schools of the olty of Alexandria, in whloh it Is stated that Colonoi Ellsworth was a famous "rough and circus rider." lean not imagino whoro tho compllor of this history (?) got this information. I don't beliovo if history was soarchod through to find a lifo to hold .up for tho. emulation of tho youth of our country, that you would find a bottor illustration of a truo pat riot andgontloman than that of Colonol Ellsworth. I havo hero in my possessi on a number of his lottors, and, what is perhaps tho best ovldonco of his char acter, his privato diary. With theso words, Captain Brownoll producod a small book, bound in rod loathor, with tho United Statos coat of ot arms stamped in gilt on ltd sides. Turning over tho leaves, which wero filod with tho neat, round handwriting of tbo dead hero, ho road nu morons ox tracts. It was a conoiso history of tho dally lifo of tho young soldier .when ho was a law 'student in Chicago, strug gling for an honorablo position among men, living upon bread and water, and slcoplng upon tho baro floor of his em ployer's ofilco. Evory lino broathed of a high and hocor&blo purpose in life, and pagos wero filed with nffeotlonato allusions to his aged parents and his fond hopos for a futuro that would shed happiness and comfort over tholr de clining years. Incidents of his llfo woro chronicled: how on ono occasion, after living on bread and craokers until his onorgy drooped for baro food, ho stopped at the store of an acquaintance, and, selecting a vory small piooe, of dried beef, inquired tho prlco, add ing, to divert attention, that ho some times felt llko eating a littlo lunehat tho ofilco. Tho grocer insisted upon his accepting It as a girt, but ho would not do so until ho had presented him in roturn with a dozon cigars. At anothor timo how, whon tho burdens and strug gles of his daily lifo had grown almost too heavy for his strength, ho knolt in prayor to Him who had promisod rest to tbo woary and heavy ladon, and rose up with nerves strengthened for llto's conflicts. Captain Brownell, king a lotter from tho loaves of his dJarj)askcd the reporter to road President Lincoln's testimony on tho subject. The follow ing lottor addressed to the parents of Colonol Ellsworth will bo of general interest: "My acquaintance with him began less than two yoars ago, yot through tho lattor half of the intervening period it was as intimate aa the disparity oi our ages and my engrossing engage ments would premlt. To me ho ap peared to havo no Indulgences or- pass times,, and I novor heard him utter a profano or intemperate word. 'What was more conolnsive of his good hoart, ho nover forgot his parents. The hon ors ho labored for so laudable, and in tho snd ond so gallantly gavo his lifc he meant for them no less thanhim solt. In tho hopo that it may bo no intrusion upon tho sacrednoss ot yonr sorrow, I havo vonturod to address this lotter to tho memory of my young friend and your brave and early 'fallen child. May God glvo you tho consol ation which is beyond earthly power. Slnacrely yonr friend in common affliction. A, Lincomc" Hew Jefferson Davis left Richmond. Jodgt nrnWin-mlulicencn befjro th. Southern llliiorlc.l Atioctatton. president Davis and his family wero in their pew that morning. I saw the soilon bo to that pew iu tho midst of t servicos and speak to tho President d the President rotlred from the con- noHiMrkn T twau nnf rVtnl trt r trnurr waII nau morning. 1 ion mac someiMng ,was going wrong with our oauso whon I saw the President withdraw; and this in rohootlon with tho indisposition re ferred tooausod me also to. re tiro from th ohuroh. I repalrod-at once to my ICdirings.'on Second street, not 'ar from the residence of Dr Morris, inLlndon rowT on Frank' In street. Dr. Morris a brother of our friond, Colonol John D, Morris, woll known to most of, us pres ent this oypning was President or gen era', ruporintendont of the telegraph linos in tho Confederate States. Ij modlatoly on roaohlng my lodgings i met a friend, who asked mo if I had hear! tho nows. I responded ('No, what is it?" Ha repliod: "Dr. Morris' littlo daughter was just over here, and said that her fathor had just oomo home, and stated that General Leo had tologr aphed Presldont Davis that the enemy bad broken tho Coufedorato lines, that tho amy would liayo to retire furthor south, and Rjohuiond would have to bo evacuated." 1 Tho hours I remained in Richmond on that molanoholy Sunday, alter levavj Ing St. Paul's1, were among the saddest ofmy'llfo. Ifoltihat our cause was then tho lost cause. Many of the scones witnessed by mo as I wont to and fro through the streets ol "that good old city were hoartrondoring. Tho bad nows had sp'road with Ughtonlng speed all ovor town. Having spont much of the timo during tho war in Richmond, I had formed many acquaintances among its nob'o and hospitable citizens; and am proud to say, somo of thorn be camo my dearest friends. Tho men gonerally woro on thostroctc, and largo numbors of tho ladles stood in the doors and on steps of their houses, many bathod in tears and making inquiries and giving utteranco to woeful disappoint ment and anguish. About nlghtfaU I took my soat In a car of tho train at tho Danvlllo dopot, preparing to start southward with lis sad and disappointed human freight. Tho Prostdor.t aad hts Cablnot wcro on tho samo train. By this tlrro I had becomo muoh oxhaustod by tho fatigues of preparation and visits to attaohod frlonds for tho pnrposo of 'eave-taking, s,ndhad almost suocumbtd to tho iudifferonoo resulting from tho irredeemable loss and disappointed hopes. My follow-passengors, . both malo and femalo, in tho crowded car; wero very much in tho samo plight. I novor know so littlo conversation In dulged by so largo a numbor of acqnain. tanccs together, for wo wero noarly all acquainted with each othor, and I may say fellow fugitives driven by the same groat calamity and wrong. Vory few words woro Interchanged. Sloop soon ovoroamo most of us., This, I woll romombor, was my oaso, for I droppod to sloop boforo tho train startod from Rlohmond, and was not awaro of its" departure whon it left. I slept soundly nearly all tho night through. 1 bolieve wo did not loavo Richmond until pretty lato in tho night, and whon day broko In on us on tho morning of April 3d, wo we woro somowhoro in tho neighbor hood of Bushovlllo Junction, probably betweoa that placo and Roanoko. Wo stopped at overy station on tho way, orowds thronging to tho train at each to mako inquiries, for tho bad news in this oase preservod its proverbial rep utation for fast traveling. Everybody -sought to soo, shako hands with, and spoakto the President, who maintained all tho way a bold front, gave no evidence by word of appoarance of despair, but spoke all along onoouraglngly to tho peoplo. Ice and the Stomach. Youth'i Companion. Tho uso of ice as a luxury, in the form of ioo cream or of icod water, is becoming moro prevalent in this coun try. Used in this way they aro gen erally takon, especially by tho young, recklessly, without a thought of any serious, possibly fatal, results that fol- low. An aveiage stomach has an immonso doal to do to digest threo full meals a day; espeolally when, asisfroq uantly the caso, it is disturbed and irritated by food that is indigestible boo auso of its quality or iU quanlty. Let it bo re membered that thore is nothing in tho bodv blood. mnnnlnn. mnmhnn. t ' . u u. u 4 UUU , bono, tendon, nerve, brain, or secre tionswhich has not come of the contents of tho stomaoh. Noither is thero aHhought,afeeling, an emotion, a volition, or an act, which has not de rived tho material foroo back ot it from tho stomach. Suoh an organ must therefore, be highly organized. It has countless arteries, veins, nerves and glands. It is lined with a delicate mucous mem brane, as muoh so as tho air-tubes. It is studded all over with glands which olaborate and pour into it that wonderful fluid, gastrio juioe. Its coats cqnslst of different thin layers of mus cles arranged crosswise, and these are .constantly at work giving it that pecul iar rolling motion by whloh tho food is thoroughly mixed with tho saliva. Every organ and muscle when in ac tion must havo a spoeial supply ot blood. This is especially truo of tho stomach. Now, it is the nature of oold to con trnnt n 1 1 hlnnri.VAnsnla n n ft t tho blood, and to paralyze, moro or loss, all nerves. 0 oourso, tho flow of gastrio Juico is ohooked,and digestion, is arrested, and tho propor motion of the stomaoh lntorfered with by aa ice cold fluid introduced into it. Furthor, when. the reaction sots in tho blood-vessols becomo over-distended, indnoe often a. dbngorouj oongetious, and an increased thirst, with a demand lor moro ico-woier, thus inducing a "vlolous circle.' From what w havo said, any reader can seo that ioed water or ico cream, should not bo takon into tho stomaoh at tho same timo with food. Serious consequonces often follow a disregard, of this physical law. Tho inhabitants or tho Cafribal Is lands have discovered trichla in an American missionary. This & a sad.-, blow at one of clmtsadinK exports. Some females have sheen arrested; in Kentuoky for tho manufacture of Illicit whisky. This is tho first reoorded in stance of a woman keeping still. Falstaff asks, 'What's honor?" as ttyugh ft was hard to tell. But lot one woman' sit behind another in church and she'll tell what's on her in less than two minutes. The heroine of aTeoent novol is quite, vorsatilo in the crying business. In ono placo tho asthor says "her oyos wero suffused with salt tears," while to m, other ho tolla us that "hor tears flowed ' nlre&h," Patti, when sho sinus. ,t .k, i $3,000 a night.