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TJio Lincoln County Herald published 'eVebV Wednesday VrilKO. I. FISHEtl, l.00 A YEAR IK ADVANCE. SINGLE COP1E tftVE CKNT&. Aiioraty at Law aid Notary Public, IVew HoYe, ITlissoUri, Will practle In th Courti WT th Nineteenth Judical Circuit. Spealal attontlon given to col 1 itctlug- j vTnlomip LINCOLN COUNTY HERALD. TKIllKH Ol' ADVKIlTtSINVj. 'One alire'OO lines) iJr less, bnolnte'rtloS ..$1 V Each additional Insertion 7i Adin!nlslratorV Ntficct .;. 3 OB Filial Settlement Kollce' 3 lb Stray Notices (single stray) :i 00 K&oli additional itfSy In same notice 1 Oil ft- A Literal 'DoJaelion Wl!l be made tb yosMy ndvifrfiscra. j: A Romance In Kfffl life. In Garrard county, Kentucky, hi the year 1844, were married Miss iC'itu Til lett and Win. Warren. it'll tbcm efie'r VOL. 8. TROY, MO., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 187S- NO. 22. nr. J. C. GOODRICH, DENTIST, 'XVclxvilre, - Missouri Vlll 'be In fcroy from tlm to time, Joe nolle "rrf which visits will I grven in tno local papers, . t8n!0 "RJC,. MAGRUDEtt, attornCy At law, NJap-au-uriSj,- Missouri. WlHttellc In tho Courts or th HineleeBtb judicial visirioi. Troy, Missouri. Will' practice' In tha Courti of the Nineteenth Judicial uireutl, ana win g.ve special aiienvion to collections. um;e front room over j. iv Knot's Bank. vraTS CHAS. MARTIN Jr., r ATTORNEY AT LAW, Troy, - - Missouri. Will practice In all tho Courla of the Nine teenth Judicial I'ireult. special attention given t the collection 01 acots. Tonav A. V. MoKEE. E, ,N. BONFILS, IflcKEE & BONFILS, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Troy, - - Missouri. Will practice In the various Courts of th le and adjoining counties. Special attention given to collections ana mailers routing to real estate. pW OCSae, northeast corner Main and Cherry streets, just ociow iacieue iioiei. njuvf J. B. ALLEN. W. T. BAKEH, AL.L.EN & BAKER, ('Allorueys-at-Law, Agents Slate and Phoenix Insurance Companies and Real Estate Agents, TROY, MISSOURI. JOSEPH B. ALLEN, Notary Public apr24-'72nlT B. W. WHEELER, Attorney at Law and Notary Public, TROY, MISSOURI. Will attend to any profeslonal bu,ii.ess In the "Coirts of Lincoln, Warren, l'ike and Montgom ery counties. sep7'71n30yl TTM PRAZIEU. 0 W. COLBE11T FRAZIER & COLBERT, Attorneys at Law & Real Estate Ag'ls, TROY, MISSOURI. Will practice in all the courts of the Nineteenth 'Judicial Circuit. Special attention givon to col lections and to the saloand purchase andlea-ing of real estate. Abstracts of titles, warranty 'deeds, deeds of trust and mortgages made out n short notice. Large number of valuable farms for sale at low prices. 4P Office on Main street In'Hansdell's building, up stairs. v7nl4 WALTON & CREECH, Attorneys at Law & Real Estate Ag'ls, TROY, MO. Will practice In all the tiourts of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, and th Supreme Court of the THate. All business entrusted to their care will be promptly attended to. One over Dr. 8. T. East's Drug stole. Office foours from 9 a' m. to 4 p. m. volBnl THE ORIGINAL LACLEDE STABLE, TROY, 3S0- BIRKHEAD & THORNHILL Stilt have their Livery Stables on Cherry st. the slf a at th brick livery stable on Main street t tke'eontrery notwithstanding. The original Lasted Stables, by the above proprietors, are, as they have always been, a few doors east of AVithrow'a saddle shop, where the proprietors Will always be pleased to seo their friends. Buggies, horses and wagons to hire. Horses Boarded by day or week. v8o2 J, f, NEtSOTi NEW HOPE, MO., Sella Dry Goods, Groceries, dec. AS CHEAP As they can be bought anywhere in LINCOLN COUNTY.. Hie Stock is Fresh and he will NOT BE UNDERSOLD. HE WILL PAY THE BEST PRICKS Country Produce. Co-Partneriiliip. Dissolution rPHE co-nartn'ershlD heretofore eilstinr be tween John F, Nelson and II. II. Frailer, unaer tbo name and Style of Nelson it Frasler, has been dtainlvml liv mutunl Annient. J. V. Nelson having purchased the entire Interest of ... it. r raster in tne Dimness, ah persons in usbtod to said Arm. either by note or account. r earnestly requested to oall and settle the Hilope, Mo., April 32, 1873. OUR NEW SCHOOL MA'AM. "Tell you whit it is, toy, we'll keup protty oivil for a day or two, and Bee what kind of stuff she is made of. Sho is a woman you koow, and we can't put her out doors, as Hid old Thompson last winter; nor can we give her snob a thrasbiDK .we gave that hdwardi who catae after Thompson", bat as for being ruled by a Woman, we will just show them tiuatccs we won't,do it." As it to emphasi'zo the words, handsome John Howard cave the door a fierce blow with the poker, and shook back, the wavy curls from his white forehead. "That's bo, John. Tho idea, any way, of their sending a woman to keep school for such great big boys as we aro. don't care how big sbo may bo, I don't stand it 1" . . And Ed Conger looked as if he could do all he Bald. The other boys were about agreeing to follow suit, when little Allco Bell, came running in, saying that the new school ma am was coming with Mr. Braddon. "lletnembcr, boys, be civil a day or twi," continued John Howard, as a crimson dress and white apron made their appearance in the doorway. Full forty pairs o( eyes were bent on the new teacher, as she walked leisurely to ttre desk, took off her gloves, unwound the fleecy "white cloud from around her rosy face, hung iver shawl on a nail, and then came to the stove, saying' to Mr. Braddon, but looking at the group gath ered around the stove "And theeo are the scholars, aVc they! "Yes, Miss Tamer, and I hope" (with great stress on the hope) that you will find them good scholars." "They look as though they might bo," she said, with a smile at us all. "Well, children, don't disappoint your teacher this winter: She expects great things of you, and wishing go'od morn ingto her, he bowed himself out. Immediately sho took the school bell, and going to the door, rang it loudly, calling tho scholars in and school to order. We had little time to say anything, but there was much head shaking and many contradictory looks, as we went to our seats iu a shuffling, disagreeable way, wondcritig.wb.at next would be done. We expected an introductory lecturo, such as our tcachem had always opened school with ; but, without one word, she went to her satchel, took out a small Docket Bible four school house diJ not euutuio such a book as that), opened it, and began to read, to a clear, sweet voice about the infant Jesus. It was an unheard of proceeding, and it kept every one of us perfectly still till the chapter was through, when, to aston ish us still more, she asked all of us who wero willing, to fold our hands, while she asked Ood'e blessing. In spite cf ourselves, every scholar, from old to young, clasped their hands together in an attitude ot prayer, while our teacher, wim Dowca neaa ana iow, sweet voice, recited tho Lord's prayer. I am afraid we forgot the purport ot the word; we were alt so intent in watching her ; but the example was the same. All day long we watched her, and did as we were bid, and when night came, the younger scholars, boys and girls, went home sboutiniz aud laughing, tossing up their bats and baskets; for tho school teacher had burned up all the sticks and rods that day, and bow could she whip them hereafter. ""We will be careful and not need any whipping," said, little vpeace maker Allie. But we older oncsisot together to com pare notes and resolve what should bo the order or to morrow. "But how is any ono going to do any thing with auoh a morsel of humanity as she i.sT" growled Charlio Sjmpkins, in anything but good humor with himself. "She is stouter, probably, for being small, snapped hd Conger. "Well. Kd. there is ono thing certain She is a lady, and a lady bas cot to be respected." Honest Benny Warwick a faco plowed with admiration. "You're a fool, and lose your heart for every pretty face," returned Jid longer, crossly. "Hush, boys, wait a day or two longer," urged John Howard j "we can t tell auy thing about Miss Tamer yet." And so. as John was the leader in all this, everything wont on quietly for a week or two, when one aay one ot me boys wanting some question answered, Btepped up to the teaeber, when aba was . i -.in i ooar tne stove, ana caiuug uer siumiuu to what be wanted, dropped a handful of red pepper on the stove. Some-.-oft the scholars know what was coming, and axiously watebed her. I think she grew a shade paler for a mo meot, for she was well aware of the repu tation of the school, then conquering her fears, she said cheerfully . "Edward, I think you must have In tentionally dropped this pepper on tho stove just now. "No I did'nt," he exclaimed, angrily. "Pardon me, Edward," she answered, "I ought to have known that you would never have done such thing." It was said so kindly j and then she took tho broom and brushed it all away before any of us began to sneexe. 8batne was writ ten on many a oountenance, and many a scholar took up Miss Tamsr'e cause from that day. Only two or three held back, and they meant mischief; but she went on quiotly, patiently waiting for what might happen next. A week after this, there was a slormy doy. Only lew were at school, and all day long, John Howard and Ed Conger whispered when the teioher wai not looking, made noises with their feet, re cited poor lessons j and all this in such a way that she oould not. reprove them wiiu evening justice, naa sne any aeaire to do so ; but when she dissmissed school at night, ehe requested them to remain a tew min-uToi. Tncv gave eseh ot'ier the wink, and smiled knowingly at the rest as they went out. And when the door was closed. Miss Tamer came to them with her gentle, serious way, and laying a band on theirs, said, kindly : "My dear young friends, do not think t came here to scold you or treat you like children. You are old enough to be gentlemeu, and your actions mark whether you are or not, 1 came here )o try to teach all those that were williog to learn, and you, who are a head taller than I, know how futile would be any attempt to punish you, bad I a desire to do so, which 1 Vittvo not' and I cannot think you want to do wrong, when I thought, the first day of sohool, what good friends we would be before winter wn gone. You don't know what need I have of you what example you set before the younger scholars, and how much' you help me make a good or bad school, and "Miss Tamer, I will help you in the future ; I will be good, I will ;" and with tears in his eyes, handsome John Howard was conquered at last. Honestly, too, John owned to hi teacher, whom ho was bogioning to love so much, that he had never thought of it in that light before. Ho did not mean to be bad or wicked, be eid ; ho did not want to be ruled or ordered around by anybody ; ho never had been. "And I don't want to order or rule you," she said, kindly ; "1 only Want you to do right, and your own sense, with God's help, will teach you that, every day of your Ufa. By and by you will be proud to hear people speak ot your school in high terms, feeling that you help make it so, and that being one step upward, you can steadily climb higher. "I never had a father or mother to help me, Miss Tamer, and undo John is always bo busy ; but if you will forgive me all the trouble I have caused you this winter, 1 will be a better man in the future " The boy that had spoken belore, was got.e now, and in his place stood this man ot seventeen years, with the right ot manhood stamped on bis broad brow, in bis briAt eyes and outstretched hand, clasping closely the small, white fingers of his teacher in a bond of friendship and respect, that never on earth would be broken. Edward felt ship, too, and tho good in hi nature was truggling with the evil. John rccmed above and beyond him now a being he was .soparatcd from. Ho looked at the small, delicato woman before him, and remembered tho red popper. He oould never forget how, before tho school, she begged his pardon for accusing him of so ungentlemanty an action, when the scholars all knew ho had done it; and great lump in his throst choking him, as he thought now be bad troubled and an noyed her in a thousand difforent ways and now as sho turned from John to him aud looked with those great loving eyes now full of tears, into his face, his head bent over the desk, and bis chin quivered with emotion He bad not John's frank way to com mend him, but bis heart was in tbo right place after all, and the good triumphed at last tie was thoroughly humbled, and when his teacher held, out her band to bini, he grained it firmly, and in a low penitent voice, said : "I am sorry for what T have done, but if you will forgive me, I will try bard to be good. "God bless you in trying, dear Kd ward ; may you and John live to bo men that the world will be proud of." A new feeling, a sense of nobility in having a higher aim, pervaded tbei wbolo being, as they quickly and quietly covered up the fire, nut up the wiudows, which had been lowered during the day for ventilation, emptied tho water pails, and waited for their teacher to accompany them, Tht scholars who had Waited for th result of this interview with tbo ringleaders ot all this mischief, were astonished to soo the trio como out together, Edward locking the door snd John carrying Miss Taker's satchel, all of them smiling anil apparently happy ; the two boys being oareful to go ahead and mako a path through the light enow for their teacher to walk in. The people said it was astonishing that their school was so nice and orderly, and all looked on with wonder that the cbtl dren loved their teacher so. The parents began to see bow it waa accomplished, and the committee eamo with great dig nity and complimented her on the good discipline, and the scholars on tbo good behavior, while every ono showed how great was their rewad for being good. And now the great man of the place, Dr. John Belnett, John Howard's uoclo, whom Mmi Tamor had novor seen, though she bad often heard of him as the doctor, the kind, eflioient doctor, that every one, both rich and poor, bad a good word for, began to think he must find time to visit his nephew; and ono noon John came heralding iu his unole, and in bis own frank way presented him to Miss Tamer. For one moment the doctor looked at her in glad surprise, while her cheek grew Very palo. He (hen said, forgetting the eager faces around him, "Anna, Anna Tamer, is it you, who has been near mo so long, and I bare hot known It, my poor darling 1" And he took the little hand in his own broad pal in, and looked tenderly lilto the upturned, wondering face, 0. Henry, is it you at last?" she tsked, faintly. Yes, Anna, and we nave much to say to each other." The Soholars stoutly maintained that tho doctor himself kissed their teacher then. At all events, the school was dis missed until next morning, and before alt the Mrs. Orundy's in town, Dr. lleinett walked home with Miss Tamer in broad daylight, leaving John filled withamaie raent, woudering what all the world was cotniDir to. After,(thi8 there was a happier light in Miss Tamers eyes as sne roovoa around the school room, pud littlo by little the wondeiing people discovered that vcars ago. some four or hvc, before Anna Jomer, waa an orphan; she bad known and been betrothed to Henry Ueinett. who. to further pursue his study nf mnilininn ttcnl to London, and white be was there, Anna s parents moved West and died ; and then the old story of lost letters, but never a thought that the other wai. not true, some, people say it was chance, but Anna esys it was a kind over ruling Providence that brought them together at last. In the spring, when Mature was don- diuk ber most beautitul robes, and bios soms were putting forth on the trees and shrubs, and the scholars vied with each other in adorning with etergrcens and flowers the little white church under me bill, where Anna Tamer early the next morning would come to go out no more Over tbo altar was arranged in whito flowers and evergreens, the mot'o "God bless our beloved teacher. iwloro the door, and half way down the walk, was an evergreen arch, on the tbo top of. which, arranged in wluto flowers, were the words. "Uur beloved Anna, while as they came out of tbo church, thoy read, "Uur happy doctor and his wile Annu heart was full to ovcrnoxmg She bad been very sad and lonely since four year ago, when her parents died, and sbo had waited long tor him sue loved but ehe had waited patiently, and she knew God would make all things right. and her faith never faltered. Now, as she looked into tbo manly face of ber lover, and saw bis glances ot ten dcrness, his countenance beaming with happiness, looked around ber and saw the testimonials ot ber scholars love she felt that she had received an exceed inn great reward. Years have patscu since thatuay when Anna Tamer became Anna lleinett, and in a city where her husband and herself are known and honored, sue sits in cosy room in one of these cheerful little villas that we nil admire so muen, anu reads to ber husband, who in dressing gown and slippers, lounges in an easy chair near her, and with his feet on the fender, ot the admiration and honor that the (Ion. John Howard receives from the peoploof this state. "Yes, Anna, I am proud of my name sake, but you found his incentive for h m." "I don't know, Henry ; Edward Con ger. as well as John, was Dorn wnn fortune in store lorbim; only Edward chose to win bis greatness in treading tb path of the mtck and lowly Jesus hear that he has become known for his single bearteduess in every-day life." "They aro different men from what their boyhood promised, said the doctcr "Tho seed of goodness was iu their hesrta from the first. I shall alway think of tbut winter in Clinton as one of tbo happiest in my life. "Mine too, dear Anna, for had it not been for you. Dr. lleinett s sign woul never have been seen out of Clinton, and I should have missed the loving littl faco that is my sunsbiue and blessing alwaya. Cut This out and Keep it. Frank lio Dire, n highly respectable and intel ligent farmer, of Galena, Kent county, Maryland, gives the followiog as a sure cure for the bite ofa mad dog. As will be seen he has tested it, with the most gratifying results. Blectampane is u plant well known to most persons, and is to be found in many gardens. Immediately after being bitten take one and a half ouncos of the root of the plant the green root is preferable, but tho dried will answer, and will be found in our drug stores, and was used by me slice or bruise, put into a pint of fresh milk ; boil down to half pint, strain and when cold drink if, fasting at least six hours afterward. The next morning repeat the dose fasting, using two ounces of the root. On the third morning take a third dose, prepared as the last and this will bo sufficient. It is recomeuded that after eaoh dose nothing be eaten for at least six hours. I have a a'dh who waa bitten by a mad dog eighteen years ago, and four other children in the 'netgliboihond were also bitten; they took the above dose ; I have known a number of others who were bit ten and applied tbe samo remedy. Bootmaker (who baa had a deal of trouble with bis customer) : "I think, sir, that if you wore to out your corns, 1 could more easily find you a pair," Cholerio Old Gentleman: "Cut my corns, sir 1 I ask you to fit mo a. pair of boots Id' my feet, sir 1 I'm not going to plane my feat down to fit your booti I" A teacher wis illustrating the' points of tbe compass to two' pupils. "Now, wbafis before you!" "The North, sir," said John, who was ah intelligent lad. "Now, Sammy," said lie to thb Other, who bad jdst donned a long boat, "what is behind you?" "My coat tall, sir," saidTomnyi Back pay Settling for a Coat; or getting a luraiuiiig ot school, SuBier's Divorce. Gossip Concerning the Parties aud the Ivimav el BCfiarauuii. From tbe Cincinnati Enquiter. It is announced that the Horf. Charles Sumner has obtained a divorce from bis ife on account of five years willful ab seace from bed and board, which is a ground for a divorce under the laws of Massachusetts. We have a suspicion, founded upon the gossip of Mrs ti randy, who iu this instance, we aro quite sore, as not made a misrako, that .M rs. Charles Sumner has really tecurid the svndcring f the marital tie, rattier than her dis tinguished husband, although it appears iu his name. Mts. Charles Sumner waa, at the time of her marriage, a widow, young aud blooming, still in ber twen ties, and, we believe, without any chil dren. Her first husband waa the eldest son of Mr. Uoopor, a eaillkmuire Con gressman from Massacuutrctts. it is be lieved iu Washington that juts, fumner had a good legal ground for a divorce gainst ber husband, recognized as such under tbe lawa of all countries and states, but that sbo was unwilling to plead it, both from motives of delicacy to ber and to himself, and that, therefore, it waa mutually arranged ibat she should absent herself for a period that would give tbe N;nator a legal right to cancel the marital contract. We know r.ot how it may be. but it has been said that a jealousy on tbe part of tho bonorublc Senator had considerable to do with this unfortunate proceedmg When the parties were married, one, we presume, was in the neighborhood ol thrco reore, and the othvr a score and a quarter. There was, therefore, naturally a disparity of years and tastes and habits t his almost universally produces an un happy maniago. But in this instance it was aggravated. Mr. ooinner was not only a bachelor of long matured habits, but be bad formed other connections ana associations peculiar to himself even aside from that fact. For instance, it was said that he always had his carriage at the door at any ball or party they mutu ally attended, at which he would say, 'VJauauj. it is uow icu uuuuii i. is time to go home, and our conveyance is below." She would reply, "I am happy to bear it. You are sleepy and tired Go homo and go to bed, but I am not vet ready. I will follow you by and by So good night, my dear." Then, as we have said, tbe Senator was said to be morbidly jealous of a certain gentleman connected with the l'rusfian Embassy, whom be bad himself introduced to his wife, and extolled in the highest terms, and which gentleman afterwards escorted , . ...... . ner to many eveniug nuiusuiucuis wuiuu ber husband's habits forbade him attend log. Une day this young auacne received a very peremptory letter from Berlin orderinghim to return homo immediately, and recalling him from tbo I'rusMan lo gation. He was thunderstruck by the intelligence; not conscious of any offense against bis government. He, therefore, wrote to an influential friend at home to make inquiries of Count Bismarck as to . . ., . -I-.,.- wnat was tne real reason oi tins very ex traordinary proceeding. In reply he Was informed that the chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Uelations, who was then Senator Charles bumner, bad written a letter requesting his recall, and that tho Count did not consider that he was authorized to refuse a request coming from such an influential source in the government to which he was. accredited. Of course tbo young Prussian geutleman duly informed Mrs. Summer of all this, and rumor huth it, that that lady was not at all pleased with the conduct of her husband in tne matter. The German Secretary returned home, and for a time that cloud upon the marital relations of tbe Senator disappeared. But bv and bi. as it was announced to tbe public and (rethink, by an agreement between tho parties, A!rs. Sumner's health required that she should leave the American Continent, anu oreaiue lor a limo tbe air of Kuropb. This waa ao cordingly done, and the' atmosphere has beon so bracing and the scetocVy so.pfoas ant to. say nothing of the companion ship that she has lingered there so long as to enable Mr. Sumner to obtain the divorce for willful absenco, required by tbe statute. Mr. Sumner will resume his old bsohelor relations, and his late wife a young handsome and wealthy widow will be a prize to be contended, for by gentlemen of position who are in the mat rimonial market. i- Boston school girls play foot-ball, and and find it better for striped stockings than even croquet "Among all my boys," said an old man, "I never had but one who took after mo, and that was my snn Aaron, who tbok after me with a club." Rhode Island waa devastated on Friday last by the explosion of a soda fountain at Newport, I he neighboring state es caped with but slight injury. A Tennessee man wrote liis will on a psper collar, and it passed through pro bate as well as aity other will; tUodgb a (title unhandy about nl.iqg. A western piper, itlmiies. briefly thus : Mrs. John Bagg of Omaha has left Mr. John Bagg, taking the- money bags, and leaving John to hold tbe little empty BaKi, A boy who tushed breathlessly into tne nnuie ioiu nis inoiner mat ne just saw a borte running swiftly by, and a dog sitting on Ini tail, was chided for reck leisness of speceb, but bis mother changed her miiid when it was explained that the dog was titling on bin unu till. their marriage lived Miss.I.a'nra li. Til lett, a half sister of Mrs. Warren. , For five years the married relations oT Mr. and Mrs. WaTfen 'were 'ol the ordi nary character, one' child, a 'daughter, blessing tbe Tininn. In the year 159 matters ciiangcd. 1 he California ' fever". roged in Kentucky as fiercely as elsewhere, andDIr. Warren budo farewell to his fatnily, and sat oiit upon his journey to the gold mines. rrom this dales a singular history. , For seven long years his wife waitcA patiently but hardly hopefully for bin return ; for a rumor had reached her that in a combat with tire Indiana ih Californio, he hod been killed. By the laws of Kentucky atrhat I fine, 'five years absenco without commuuica tion with tbo husband or wile restored the ono remaining at home lo all his or her rights as an unmarried person. Iu the meantime Mr. Uco. U. liiyant had met, courted and married Miss Lau ra B. Tillet, who, after bearing him two children, was taken away from him by the hand ot death. Having been raisca mainly by her sister, Mrs. Warfc, it was her especial request that upon her death the latter should have the cspeci care of her children. , In duo timo after the dealh of Mrs, Bryant, and seven years after the depart ure of Mr. Warren from Kentucky, Mr. Geo C, Bryant and Mrs. Kate Warren; formerly Miss. Tillett, were united ii'i marriage. Very soon therealier they cafce to Independence, Mo , whero ihey have ever unco tended, and where M ss Mary Warren, I he daughter of Mrs Bry ant by bor first husband, grew into wo manhood, and married Mr . C. Chris topher, now of Pleasant Hill. To Mr and Mrs Bryant, who havo been married now about seventeen ycarif, have been born two children. Now comes the strangest pert of our atory. t Some time since it vas rumored ih't Mr. Warren, whu had not been heard of fdr twenty-four years, was not dead, but living in Trinidad, California. He had written to a friend in Kentucky inquir ing about his wife and children; he learn ed something of the facts in the cai ", aLd in another letter indicated that ho should visit them. In pursuance of his determination, the long lost Wm. Warren, now about sixty yoars old, gray and feeble from sickness and troubles, almost weary of life, but desirous of looking once more upon tho w-.te and child or his youth beforo bo died, arrived at Independence. He fnsi kindly received by ibe iatuily of Mr. Bryant, to whom, in short, be tells tho Bad story of his twenty four years wan derings; first in the gold mines', whero lured by tho deceptive glittcrin'ga tif tTw precious metal, ho dug from yea- to year. over hoping, always di-appou ted, he fi nally yielded to ill luck, aud became tired of life. Poor and disbcarted, he made the fatal mistakoof his life ih not return ing to his leng waiting family Not un like thousands of other men, noble, good men, under similar circumstance, ho yielded to the temptation 'of tbe intoxi cating cup, and for years dissipated away tbe life whiob bad been given btm lor no bler purposes. But manhood once strong in him, again resumed its sway, and with it camo disease. Paio'j'sis had seized, upon him, and he was prostrated by its death like touch. Duting a lung illites-tV aud gradual convulesconre, tbo desire for borne and the friends ot his youth grew upon him, and the deter initiation ,t'o seo them once moro, if permitted by Previ. dence, became fixed in his mind. When ho left California a .few weeks ago, he doubted whether be should over be able to reach Independence. Happily however, his Tieulib improved on tho way.and he arrived here safely. He is o kindly disposed old gentlemen and fully recognizes all the rights of other nartioa. acnuired hv what ho frnnklv ao knowledges to be hik own fault. He is frank to confess that he bad topeited all righl'a as tbe husband 'and father ; npd tho frail old man is filled with gratiiideand an overwhelmed heart by tbe kindnoss and consideration which bo has mot at the hands of Mr. and Mrs. Bryant and his daughter, Mrs L'hrlstopher. At tho home of the latter it is provable hu All I end the remainder of a lifo at once id lull of incident, romance, dappoiiituientl sickness and sorrow. Ho knows of but one living relative', an aunt, 1. 1 I Oil nvillci Ky., whither he baa gouo to tUil h'cV an, one riauu from the dead. He knows of no olhor living person, except his daugh ter before mentioned, in whose veins runs ki'nderd blood. His acquaintances aro gone, and he U left a wandering pllgriin wboHe life has miised the port of Ihl. world but which, ill the collrre of b iliira bust ere long he mooted upon the shnr'eJ of eternity. Tbero may the weary find test. An arch young lady should I'd aH archer, for she can bend ber beau as she1 pleases. The tiiania for old luben again rigcsl bold coitee proUlires llie desirable tiiitof age njulckly abd effectively. Says Daubury : "Ever) body miisl have taken down thu family Bible on last Sunday!, Thedu t is iuttbrablk.'' A vounc husband handed his re 4 tkeli dozen buttons itib other day, uud at bor to put a n:rc id icem. Tbe Australians nover sue for a di vorce. When a b'd.band wonts his lib. fly1 hetakca his dear wife tb the brow ofthd cliff to view the gbfgeo'as siintetj dud over .'hi tots.