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ADAMS A BITCH, ;i_coi«tk—) ash jubbbi— or «IXA,.LASSAXD(]IEE.\ T S\VAIIE, AND DKAI—IIH IN _A_n*fl, OHANDb—IB—t, COAL OIL, Ac is. 33V Baltlniare Street, And 62 German Street, BALTIMORE, _D. WE are now manufacturing our own Damps, and can offer Inducements In »n .branch of bu»Hiess. November 15,1807.— ly. W_. CANBY. BEBNAHD GILPIN. € 4MIV, GILPIN _ CO., IBPOBTBKB AND JOBHEI— Of DRUGS, «. W. Carucr I.lglil snd Lombard Bts. BALTIMORE. PROPRIETORS of Stahler's Ano dyne, Cherry Expectorant, s-ttabtar's Dia rh.-eii Cordial,rttsbler's Or.Chapman's Worm Mixture, Horrls' Tonic or Fever and Atftie Mixture, Niiniiio'ii Mixture, Wright's Worm Killer, Gilpin's Vegc-tablo I'llls, Chalfuut's Coco Cream. November IS, 1897. Boyd, Pearre _. Co., ■troBTBUS AND WHOI.KHA t.K. DEALERS IS CLOTHS, CASSIMERES, Satinets, Cottonadca, and Fancy Dry Goods, So. 8, Hanover Street, B A I, TI _ OR E , _. D . A. Bt'KBNOBBB'BOTD. AITBBAT PEARRB. • 1.1 Vlil! 11. PBABRI. November 15, lKil7.—ly. It II I- & sons, ■a. 5.15 Baltimore at., Baltimore, lIAmjVACTITIIKBS OF r L AI N AND JAPANNED TIN WARE, AND dealers in Hritiinni;. Ware, Hardware, Pfaitod. Ware, and Kuncy -rwoUs, wholesale and rctuil. -__r Country Merchant sure respectfully ln- Tlt***! to call and cxuin-.iiu the goods. November 15,1H67.— 1y. #, B. ADAMS. W. T. DAVIDSON Al»4 TIS & l> 4 \ E_MMNF, WHOLESALE GROCERS, AMD DEALERS IN Vf U Ikh I«m. Hi _ Utile*, trims. & Ma. T Commerce street, BALTIMORE, M D. AGENTS for tbe .ale of Tobacco, Grain, etc. November l-*>, 1807.—1y. ~~~. ___OBINSOX, o» Va,, •with! ARTHUR EMERY _ CO., IMPORTERS AND _____ IN Ktf-LtSH, GMOUCAII AND AMERICAN HARDWARE, CUTLERY, _&, S3 8. Calvert Street, B a l;ti moke, M D . ABS'HIK EMERY. JOHN U. KG EBTON — ovembcr 15,18fi7.—1y. _.. I'as n;» no „ .Sunn, Importer! and Dealers in Notions, Hosiery, PAVCT GOODS, GI.OVKH, -RIMMINUB and SMALL WAKES, 90S W . Baltimore St., BALTIMOBE, Mn. Wovsmber 15,1867-ly. Charles 11. Mycrn & _ ro., Importers of BEANDIES, WINES, (JIXS, BUM, SCOTCH AI.K, BROWN STOUT, SALAD OIL, CAS TILE SOAP, Ac. No. 72 Exchaiijro riaee, BALTIMOBE. Md. Kavembor 15,1807-ly» ~«r_Tc7 _T___nn_ 'rOUBKRI.T JOHN SMITH A 00., KICHMOND,) WHOLESALE DiIWK, AND 11KAI.F.KS IN »T_ STUFI'K, PATENT MKDU'INKS, Ac. -a. 834 W. Baltimore Street, (Up Btnlrs,) BALTIMORE, MD. Uovember 15,1K87.—1y.» B€HOFI__D'S WHITE I——l RESTAURANT, lit Woit Pratt Street], Adjoining Mnltby House, BALTIMORE, MD. Kovsmber 15,1867.—1y. Adams, Cole, Price & Co., WIIOI.KI.AI.E CLOTHIERS, —■•.Baltimore at.,'near Charles St., BALTIMOKK. 8. H. ADAMS. m. r. COI.R. V. B. PBICK. J. f. ADAMS. November 16,1867.—1y. Carroll. AdaniH & Neer, Si'i Baltimore street, B AL T I MO R E , M D . , _snufaeturer.sand Wholesale Dealers 1b Boots, Shoes, Hats, AND STBAW GOODS. JAMBS CAItBOI—, J. (J. ADAMS. J. P. NBKK. g. v . mcAX. November 15,18*7. —flm. -01-aborouffh, Ruck _ Henry, Wholesale Dealers in NOTIONS, HOSIERY, FANCY OOODS, &c. Ho. • Hanovsr'Btreet, (Up gtalrs,) BALTIMOBE, Mn. U. C. GoLBAHtIBOV-fill, Murvlulnl. K. 11. Buck, Viru-lnla. J. W. Henkt, Maryland. _ November ii, 1867.-ly,» CiEO. w7IIERRI!VO & SON, DEAI.EBS IN CHINA, GLASS AM) P__SWi.ll, Ha. t Stout Ii Charles Street, BALTIMORE. Noveaciber IS, JSC7.—dm. Win. 11. Ryan, NOTE & BILL BROKER, AND UKAI.F.It IN SOIJTHKI'X MONEY, St. I'aui, htbebt, BALTIMORE. Mn. Hot. M, IMT.-ly. OADBBM JBROsTT" BDCCKHSIHfct TO AI.HX. OAIHIP.HS STEM KAIILI WORKS, Corner <>r Mlinip -iiil Carman His., BA-TIXOBK, JU.-rmin-r n. l^".-Iy, DEATH. BY MOINA—HKV. A. 1. BYAN. Ont of the shadows of sadness, Into the sunshine of gladness, Into th* light of the Blest- Out of a land very dreary, Oat of tho world very weary, Into the Rupture of Rust. Out of to-day's sin and sorrow, Into a hllssful to-morrow, Into a day without gloom ; Out of a land filled with sighing— Land of the dead and the dying— Into a hind without tomb. Out of a life of commotion. Tempest-Bivept oft us the ocean. Dark with the wreck drifting o'er— Into a hind calm nnd quiet; Never a storm coaaeth nigh it— Never a wreck on Its shore. Ont of the land In whose bowers Perish and fade all Its flowers- Out of tho land of decay— Into the Eden where fulrest Of flow'rets —and sweetest and rarest— Never sliall wither away Out of tho world of the trolling, Thronged with the anguished and ailing, Out of the world of the sad— Into the world that rejoices— World of bright visions und voices— Into the world of the glud. Out of a life ever lornful, Ont of a land very mournful, Where lv bleak exile wo roam— Into v Joylund above us, Whero there's a Father to love us— Into "Our Home—Sweet Home." jkktUi Units Slubelt^ There were three of them, allof shin ing black leather, one on the top ofthe pile of trunks, one on the ground and one in the owner's hand —all going to Philadelphia, all waiting to be checked. The last bell rang. The baggage man bustled, fuming "from one pile ot baggage to another, dispensing chalk to trunks, checks to the passengers and curses to porters, in approved railway style. "Mine—Philadelphia!" cried a stout military looking man, with enormous whiskers and a red face, crowding for ward, as the baggageman laid his hand on the first travelling bag. "Won't you please to give mc a check for this now ?" entreated a pale, slender, carefully dressed young man, for the ninth time, holding out baggage No. 2. "1 have a lady to look after." "Say ! be you agoin' to give me a check for this 'ere or not ?" growled the proprietor of bag No. 3, a short, pock marked fellow, in a shabby overcoat. "All right, gentlemen. Here you arc," says tho functionary, rapidly dis tributing the checks. Philadelphia, this? Yes, sir—2oß2—l74o—lo*2o. All right." "All aboard !" shouted the conduc tor. "Whoo-whew !" responded the loco motive, and the trained moved slowly out of tbe station-house. The baggage man meditatively watch ed it as it sped away in the distance, and then as if a thought suddenly struck him, slapped his thigh and ex claimed : "Blest, if I don't believe—" "What?" inquired the swichman. "That I've gone and give them throe last fellers the wrong checks. The cus sed little blacic things were all aUl'.e, and they bothered me." "Telegraph," said the switchman. "Never you mind," replied the 'ag gagemnn. "They was all going to Philadelphia. They will find it out when they get there." - They did. The scene shifts to Continental Hotel, Philadelphia. Front parlor, up stairs. Occupants, the young gentleman allu dod to as Mo. 2, and young lady. In accordance with the last usages of the times, the twain had been made one in holy matrimony at 7,20 A. M., duly kissed and congratulated till 8,15 put aboard the express at 8,45, and deposi ted, bag and baggage, at the Continen tal, 11,58. They were seated on the sofa, the black broadcloth coatslceve encircling the slender waist of the gray travelling dross, and the jetty moustache in equal ly aficctionate proximity to the glossy curls. "Arc yon tired, dearest?" "No, love, not much. But you are, aren't you?" "No, darling." "Kiss and a pause." "Don't it seem ftinuy ?" said the lady. "What, love ?" "That we should be married." "Yes. darling." "Won't they be glad to see us at George's?" "Of course they will." "Pin sure I shall enjoy it so much.— Shall we get thereto night?" "Yes, love, if—" Rap. rap, rap, at the door. A hasty separation took place between man and wife, to opposite ends of the sofa; and then: "Conic in." "Au'yc plaze, stir, it'e an M. P. Is waiting to see yez." "To see uio—a policeman?" "Yes, sir." "There must he some mistake." "No, sur, its yourself; and he'd wait ing in the hall beyaut." Wall, I'll go to—no, tell hira to come here." "Sony to disturb yon, sir," »ald the M. P. witli a large brass star on his breast, appearing with great alacrity at the waiter's elhow. "1 believe this is your black vtilNo?" "Yes, that is ours, certainly. It is Julia's--the lady's things are in it." "Suspicious circumstances about that valise, sir. Telegraph came this morn ing that a burglar started oa the 8,4!) Philadelphia train with a lot of silver spoons in a black valise. Spoons marked T. B. Watched at the ferry. Follow ed it up here. Took a peep inside.— Sure enough there were the spoons; marked T. 8., too. Said it was yours. Shall have to take you in charge." "Take me in charge?" echoed the bridegroom. "But 1 assure you, my dear air, there is some mistake—it's all a mistake." '•S'posn you'll be able to account for the spoons being in your vailsc, then*" "Why—l—it isn't, mine; it must be somebody else's; somebody has put them there; it is some villainous conspi racy."' "Hope you'll be able to tell a straight er story before the magistrate, young man; 'cause if you don't, you stand a smart chance of being sent up for six months." 'Oh, Charles! thisls horrid. Do send him away. Oh, dear ! I wish I was home,' sobbed the little bride. "I tell you, sir," said the bridegroom, bristling up with Indignation, 'tills is a vile plot. What would Ibe doing with your paltry spoons? 1 was married this morning in Fifth avenue, and I am on my wedding tour. I have high re lations in New York. You'll repent it if you dare to arrest mc,' 'Oh, come now,' said the incredulous official, 'I've heard stories like that be fore. This ain't the lirst time swindlers have travelled in couples. Do you s'posc 1 don't know nothing? Taint no use; you've just got to come along lo the station-house. Might as well go peaceably, 'cause you have to.' * 'Charles, this is perfectly dreadful!— Our wedding night In the station-house ! Do send for somebody. Send for the landlord to explain it.' The landlord was sent for and came; the waiters nnd chambermaids and bar room loungers came without being sent tor, and filled the room and adjoining hall—some to laugh, and some to say they wouldn't have believed it, but nearly all to exult that the unhappy pair had been 'found out.' No expla nation could be given, and the upshot was, in spite of tears, threats, entreat ies, rage and expostulation*, the unfor tunate newly married pair were taken iv charge by the relentless police and marched down stairs en route to the police olllee. And here let the curtain drop on the melancholy scene, while we follow the fortunes of the black ralise No. 2. When the train stopped at Camden, tour gentlemen got oil'and walked arm in-arm, rapidly and silently, up one ol by-streets, and struck off in a foot path leading to a secluded grove outside the town. Of tho first two one was our military friend in a blue coat, apparent ly the leader of the psrty. Ofthe se cond two, one was carrying a black va lise. Their respective companions walked with hasty irregular strides, were abstracted, and apparently ill at ease. The party stopped. 'This is the place," said Captain Jones. 'Yes,'said Doctor Smith. The captain and the Doctor conferred together. The other two studiously kept apart. 'Very well. l".l measure the ground, and do you place your man." It was done. 'Now for the pistols,' whispered tlie Captain to his fellow second. 'They are all ready in the valise,' re plied the Doctor. The principals were placed ten paces apart, and wore that decidedly uncom fortable air a man has who is in the momentary expectation of being shot dead. 'You will fire, gentlemen, simultane ously, when I give the word,' said the Captain. Then in au undertone to the Doctor— 'Quick, the pistols.* The Doctor, stooping over and fum bling at the valise, appeared, to dis cover something which surprised him. 'Why, what the devil—' 'What's the matter?' asked the Cap tain striding up. 'Can't you find the caps?" 'Deuce a pistol or cap but this." lie held up—a lady's night cap. 'Look here—and here—and here ?, holding up, successively, a hair-brush, a long white night-gown, a cologne bottle and a comb. They were greeted with a long whis tle by the Captain, and a blank stare by the principals. 'Confound the luck,' ejaculated the Captain; 'if we haven't made a mistake, and bronglit the wrong valise.' The principals looked at the seconds. The seconds looked at the principals.— Nobody volunteered a suggestion. At last the Doctor enquired : "Well, what is to be done ?' "D—d unlucky!" again ejaculated the Captain—"the duel can't goon.' 'Evidently not," responded the Doc tor, 'unless they brain each other with tlie hair brush, or take a pop at each other with the. cologne bottle." 'You are quite sure there arc no pis tols in the valise?' said one ofthe prin cipals, with suppressed eagerness, and drawing a long breath of evident re lief. 'We must go over to the city and get the pistols,' proposed the Captain. 'Aid by that time it will be dark,' said the Doctor. 'D-d unlucky. 'Wo shall be the laughing stock of the town,' consolingly remarked the Doc 'if this gets wind.' 'One word with you, Doctor,' here interposed the principal. They conferred. At the end of tho conference with his principal, the Doctor advanced to the Captain and conferred with him— Then the Captain conferred with his principal. Then the seconds held a confe.-enoe with each other. Finally, It was formerly agreed be tween the contending parties that a statemeu drawn up in writing, where by principal No. 1 tendered the assu rance that the offensive words 'You are a liar,' were not used by him In any personal sense, but solely as an abstract proposition, in a general way, in re gard to the matter of fact under dispute. To which principal No 2 appended his statement of his high gratification at this candid and honorable explanation and unqualifiedly withdrew the offen sive words,-You arc a scoundrel,' they havihg been used by him under a mis apprehension ofthe intent and purpose of the remark which had proceeded them. There being no longer a cause for quarrel, the duel was of course end ej. The principals shook hands, first with each other, next with the seconds and were evidently very glad to get out of it. ■And that is so happily fettled,' said the Doctor, chuckling and rubbing his hands, 'it proves to have been a lucky mistake after all, that we brought the wrong valise. Wonder what the lady who owns it will say when she opens ours and finds the pistols.' 'Very well for you to laugh about,' growled the Captain, 'but its no joke for me to lose my pistols. Hair trig gers—best English * make Vind gold mounted. There ain't a finer pair of shooters in America.' 'O, we will find them. We will go on a pilgrimage from house to house, asking It any lady there has lost a night cap and found a pair of duelling pis tols." In very good spirits the party cross ed the river, and inquired at the bag gage room in reference to each and all black leather traveling bags that ar rived that day—took notes of where they were sent, and set out to follow them up. In due time they reached the Continental, and as luck would have it, met the unhappy bridal pair just coming down stairs in charge of the policeman. " What's the meaning of all this?" in quired the Captain. " O, a couple of burglars, caught with a valise of stolen property." " A valise !—what kind of valise ?" "A black leather valise. That is it, there." " Here !—Stop!—naloo !—Police man !—Landlord I It's all right— ! You arc all wrong ! That is my valise. It is all a mistake. They got changed at the depot. That lady and gentle man are innocent. Here is their valise, with her night cap in it!" Great was the laughter, multifarious the comments anil deep the interest of the crowd in all this dialogue, which they appeared to regard as a delightful entertainment got up expressly for their amusement. "Then you say this here thing is yours?" said the policeman, relaxing his hold upon tb<* bridegroom and con fronting the Captain. " Yes, it is mine." " And how did you come by these spoons?" " Spoons, you jackanapes !" said the Captain, "dueling pistols." " Do you call these pistols?" said the policeman, holding up to view one of the silver spoons, marked T. B. The Captain, astonished, gasped, "It is tlie wrong valise again, alter nil." " Stop, not so fast!" said the poliec functionary, now invested with great dignity by the importance of the atlair he found himself engaged in. "If so be how you've got the lady's valise, she is all right and can go. But in that case this is yours, and it comes on you to account for them as stolen sp»ons.— Have to take you in charge, all four of ye." "Why, you impudent scoundrel I" roared the Captain, 'I'll see you in ; I wish I had my pistols here ; I'd teach you to insult a gentleman !" shaking his fist. The dispute waxed fast and furious. The outsiders berr.in to take part In it, and there it no telling how it would hare ended had not au explosion, fol lowed by a heavy fall aud a scream of pain, been heard in an adjoining room. The crowd rushed to the scene of the new attraction. The door was fast. It was soon burst open and the mystery explained. The thief who had carried off the Captain's valise by mistake for his own, had tak en it up to his room and opened it to gloat over the booty he had supposed it to contain, thrusting his hands in al ter the spoons. In doing so the pistol had gone oil', the bullet making a round hole through the aide of the valise, and a corresponding hole in tlie calf uf his log. The wounded rascal was taken in charge first hy the policeman, and then by the Doctor; nnd the duelist and the wedding pair struck up a friendship ou the score of their mutual mishap, which culminated in a supper, where the lun was abundant, and where it would b hard to tell which was in the best spirits, thu Captain for receiving his pistols, the bride for getting her night-cap, the bridegroom for aM-pfng the station - bouse, or the duelists for escaping each t other. All resolved to 'mark that day ' with .1 white,' stone and licncetorth to I mark their name*) on their black travel- j ing bags in white letters. [rOB THE NATIVE VIROINIAN.J THE STUPES OF BORNEO. A RKMARKABI.EI'EOI'LI. In the following letter, some very : strange and almost incredible facts arc stated. There seems, too. to be an ob- : scurc moral conveyed. We do not, of course, vouch for the facts, because we have no personal acquaintance with the narrator, a retired sea-captain, who commanded for many years the herma phrodite brig, Betsy, of Norfolk. We are told however, that Capt. Shaddles is in every respect, an entirely relia ble gentleman, and a man of a good ; deal of reading and obsei vatiou. Here is his letter. MoßJActt Bat, Feb. 18,1868. To the Editor of the Native Virginian. I »i-au Sib:—ln the interior of the is land of Borneo, there has been found a certain race of wild creatures, of which kindred varieties have been discovered in the Philippine Islands, in Terra del Fuego, and in Southern Africa. They walk usually almost erect upon two legs, and in that attitude measure about four feet m height; they arc dark, wrin kled, and liairy; they construct no habi tations, form no families, scarcely asso ciate together, sleep in trees or in caves, feed on snakes and vermin, on ants and ants' eggs, on mice, and on each other; they cannot be tamed, nor forced to any labor; and they are hunted and shot among the trees, like the great gorillas, of which they arc a stunted copy.— When they are captured alive, one finds, with surprise, that tlieir uncouth jab bering sounds like articulate language; they turn up a human face to gaze up on their captor; the females show in stincts of modesty; and, in fine, these wretched beings arc Men. I have, myself, seen many hundreds of these creatures, and, before I became satisfied that they were not monkeys, have shot somedozcusof them for sport. I tried to tame one of them for a Cabin boy, but failed entirely. I did succeed, however, in teaching one of the females to make up my bunk and sweep the cabin floor, but, unfortunately,she died at Callao, on the return cruise. It was one of these creatures which Itanium had In his Museum as tlie "What-is-It?" and which puzzled the New York doc tors so. Old Sailors kuew very well well what it was, but 1 supposed Bar nuiii paid them hush-money. A still more remarkable race of peo ple live in Borneo, ol whom no account has ever been published In any book of travels that I ever read, and I have read all I could See or hear of. Neith is there any dtwri.ption of them given in any of the scientific books on the races of men, which 1 have read these five years since I quit sea-faring. I allude to the Stupes, as they arc called by sea men, who live in the tract of country adjoining these same Borneo man-mon keys. The natives have another name for them, but I have forgotten it. and my log-book, containing that and many other particulars, was lost when 1 was wrecked off the Bight of Benin iv 1548, March 14. These people live in a city of some size, called Stupeton, which was once a very pretty and thriving place on the river Jamze, but is now going to decay. They were formerly a fine looking body of men and women, and even now many of them will compare with Vir ginians. They are very proud of tlieir ancestry and claim to be. meal descen dants ol the Latin tribe of Post-pones. — Othere trace their origin directly to tlie nation of the Procro-vfi, mentioned by Pliny. But be that as it may, they have mighty lilt—ko brag of now, for they have nothing left but their pride and their laziness. It is the only instance I ever saw, and I have been round the globe four times and spent Aye and thirty years at sea, of a fine race of men who had given up entirely Why, sir, when I was there last; in Jan. 1802, the man monkeys mentioned in the begin ning of this letter had actually invaded Stupeton, taken possession of many pri vate houses, and I saw them with my own eyes jabbering,chattering and how ling in the State House ! Every one of them was armed Willi a club or other -▼capon, while there was not to be found among the Stupes a single creese or match-lock. The state of things was so alarming, that I tried my best to arouse the peo ple to a sense of their danger, but to no purpose. Some said there was no dan ger, while others, who felt their peril, declared they were too poor to buy wea pons. Then, again, all of them had so high an opinion of themselves aud so great a contempt for the monkeys, that would make no preparation, believing that if it ever came to a fight, they could exterminate them in a jilly. I ottered to take my men and drive the apes back to the woods, but thu Stupes would not hoar of it. There was some law, or some foreign power, or something some where,thcy said,whleh made it iuadmis sablc to act or even to take any precau tions. The truth is, they wore too lazy, and too much in the habit of putting oil things to do anything, although their own lives and the lives of their wives, and children, say nothing of property, were at stike. So I lett then to their fate, which they deserve. I know that the negroes In Ilayti lirst killed and drove out all the whites, ami tli-ii all tlie mtilattee?, but these aUaipef are the only people I ever heard of win. were (for I doubt not, by this time, that they have been) exterminated by a gang of anthropoid apes. Thctaclsarc precisely as I state them. You may rely upon them as strictly true. Hav ing a great ileal of leisure and a fond ness for writing, 1 thought I would put them on paper, not as a warning, but as a subject of interest and entertainment for the readers of your valuable paper. If desired I can give further particulars to any person who will address Your obedient Servant, KICIIAKD SIIADDLES, Mariner. WISDOM IN SHALL LOTS. BY JOE BI.ANE. Be kcerfu! that you alius git you mu ua before you giv a rentset, and alius git a receet before you giv your niuna. El you air only a quarter of a second to late you won't get thai- in time. We've got lots ot men with towcren intellcx and brillyeut gcnyiis and all that, but then you see we need just a few men of good common sense like. There may be sum sweet sadness in dining _tlie bitter cud of adversity but the most uv'em iv this section would rather have tetbacker you know. EI wise men never made mistake this wood be a hard wurld for fools—of whom a grate menny are which. It is no use to be miserable to day be cause you're afraid you can't be happy to morrow. It required all kinds uv men to maik up the wurld, ami so you see there had to be some egolistikle durn loolslor ho tel clerks. It don't taik as much sense to pick a lock or forge a check as it dun to not doit. When it rains pudden you hold up your dish, but don't spend your time watchen for a shower. It don't take a sinartman to be a fool. You can't do bizness without, sense more than you ken start a cooper shop on a bung hole. A man that don't kno enny thing will tell it the lirst time he gets a chance. Ef I enjoy enny thing more than the prosperity of a good man, it iz. the pun ishment of an infernal scoundrel. THE BTOBY OF BILL FULLEBTON. Bill had inherited a handsome estate from his father, but having neither in dustry nor business, he fell into evil habits, and by a life of dissipation and riotous living had squandered all his property. For some time he had lived only on credit. ,One night he was returning home in a condition of intox ication, when, being unable to walk, he laid down iv the gutter and went to sleep. While in this position a robber approached him, and presenting a load ed pistol at his head, demanded his mo ney or his life. Bill partly aroused, thrust his hand into his pocket, and said : "My lriend, silver and gold have 1 none, but I'll give you my note at sixty days." »♦. |t_» "Men can linger over the rel ics ol departed glory, and acknowledg* that ruins, even in their very desolation poscsa au attraction and potent charm. Such feelings were not given lor nought The ruined temple of even a heathen city can win a tear I I will not refuse to weep over a fallen temple of the Ho ly Ghost. The inspiration may be tied, aud the shrine pointed, butonco conse crated, it is to memory and to hope a thing set apart for ever From the very depths of my brother's misery, a voice reaches my heart that proclaims him my brother—my lost, degraded, ruined, miserable brother, if you will, but to the last tremendous day of sepa ration, my brother still. * * Help ! for the sake of him who when on earth, proolaimed it his highest, noblest, work to seek and to save that which was lost.'" HOW TO FOB-TELL WEATHER. If you wish to know what the weath er is to be, go out and select the small est cloud you see; and keep your eye upon it, and il it decreases and disap pears, it shows a state of the air that will be sure to follow by fair weather if it increases in size, take your great coat with you if you are going away from home, for falling weather will not be far off. The reason is this ; when the air is becoming charged with elec tricity, you will see every cloud attrac ting all less ones towards it until it gath ers to a shower, and ou tlie contrary, wlien'.tbe fluid is passing offor diuusing itsel(,evena large clond will be seen breaking to pieces and dissolving. A BEAUTIFUL THOUGHT. The sea is the largest of all cemete ries, and its sliimherers sleep without monuments. All other graveyards, in all other lands, show some distinc tion between the great and the small the rich and poor but in the ocean cem etery the king and the clown, the prince and peasant are alike and undistin guished. The same waves roll over all—the same requiem hy the minstrels of the ocean is sung to their honor.— Over their remains the same storm beats,_ ml same sun shines, and there, unmarked, the weak anil powerful, the plumed and unhonoreil, will sleep ou untill awakened by the same trump. S__P* 'I feel,' said au old woman, that I've got about through with this world. I shan't enjoy much more trou ble.' |C 7» When is silence likely to get wet ?—Whci ii relgni. a____a__a_____o________B_B' THE NAIIVE •fIRGI.NIAX. IS rUBLISIIED WKKKI.Y lIT l)r II.IV. Hit .■>>- — A. *". Btof—r.- TERHH OF SI'USCRIITIOS. Ons Copy 3 months SI 00' • r 6 " 1M " " ia " .too clubs of live, one year 12 ■ r io ('lvi.sot tan, oho yi-ur 22 00 Clubs of twenty, tint' year, -kl — ,t»~ Voluntary communications,con talnln Interesting or Important new?,solicited f n mi any quarter. s7sj- Ilujccted rommunlent ions wa ce_no undertake to return. __ o_tunry notice* excpctrins: flVe lints will bo charged for nt our regular advertis ing nil is. MW All letters on business connected wltlii the office, must be adilressod to tho "Native Virginian." .^—^—_M_llM___— _M__—_^»—' uIUc .farm and (Siurtcn. SWAM. FARMS, This is a subject to which it is only necessary for our land owners to given little attention in order to be convinced ofthe great advantage and piol'it that will result from such a system of agri culture in our midst. We know thu dif ficulty of effecting a radical change in the accustomed modes ol thought and action of a whole people. But we be lieve this a proper time to urge this mat - ter upon tho farmers of (bis section.— The cnanged system of labor, co-opera ting with the necessary of many who have existing obligations to meet, and are in need ofthe means for the profi table cultivation of their lands, predis poses them to the investigation of a subject that we deem of vital Impor tance to the agricultural interests of this section. We do not propose at present to do more than preterit one or two consider ation for reflection, in the hope that they may lead to a through examina tion of the subject, which we feel as sured will result in great good to out people One acre of improved and well cultivated land will yield more clear profit than live acres of unimproved land, poorly worked. This is a propo sition that no one will deny, and yet there Is scarcely a farmer in Virginia who has ever realized it. Twenty acres of good land requiring for Its cul tivation the labor of one man, will yield more than eight acres of indifferent and requiring the labor of four men. Xow these are facts that challenge the assent of every one, and there is not a fanner within tlie broad limits of our State, that cannot easily realize them for bit)* self. Why then will they longer cling to old ideas and habits that are effete, and obsolete? Another consul-oration that ought to be controlling Is the en hanced value of lauds under such sys tem, lauds are valuable In proportion to population and tlieir productive capaci ty, the most fertile regions of tlie earth are of no value to the world until popu lation lills them up and makes them contribute to the general commerce of mankind. The Government ofthe tf. S. has long recognised this truth in po litical economy, and has wisely given away to actual settlers and railroads and other corporations, alternate sec tions of tho public lands, thereby in ducing immigration and settlement which tenfold enchanccd the value of the remaining sections. Let our farm ers apply this axiom to the broad and inviting acres that lie untitled and un profitable throughout all this region, let the man with his thousand acres sell off four farms of-200 acres each, nnd thus fill up the country with a thrift and en terprising population, and he will ho astonished to find himself in ten years with 200 acres of land, worth more than his thousand now. What an empire our State would become, if "every rood maintained its man !" Farmers ol Vir ginia ! ponder on these things, and from the depths of your despondency anil gloom your look up and see wealth and empire yet within your reach. Leave not to another generation this work of restoring ami advancing the gower and prosperity of your native State, but let the glory be yours as the means afo yours.— Fauquier Istnd Agency. FACTS IN FBUIT CULTURE. Doctor Trimble, of New Jersy, who has paid great attention to fruit cul ture, gives the following as his views— the result of many years experience : 1. That the most successful way to conquer the cnrculio Is to gather the fruit as it falls and feed it to the slock, or destroy it, is by this falling fruit that the cnrculio propagates it species. 2. That the fruit of the appletrec can be protected from, the mot Ii by wrap ping around each tree two or threo times a rope made of straw. The moth will harbor in this rope and can then be destroyed. 3. That the only way to kill the peach tree borer, is to cut him out with a knife, not one only in a season, but to follow him up every two weeks until exterminated. After the first "going over" orchard this will be little or no trouble, as each tree can'be attended to in two min utes. DEEP WOEKINO OF THE SOIL, Increasing the depth of the arable soil, one who Knows says, will increase the farmer's wealth more than by buy ing more land, lending money, or in vestments In nuues or stocks of any kind. Concede, says "H. C," that lox the present, only gardens, orchards, vineyards, nurseries, &c, are likely to be thoroughly worked to any such depth as two teet, how great must lie the increase of products tints secured '. That the yield of beets, carrots, „c, would be increased by more than $50 worth per acre, will hardly be doubted ; while and orchard thus trenched would endure twice as long as one stranded on hard-pan that rises to within six inches of the surface. SCURVY AND POTATOES. Dr Stone writes to the London Times that cooked potatoes are as efficacious against scurvy as raw ones ; a fact not generally known, but ascertained by Dr. William Ualy, late physician to the Millband 'penitentiary, where scurvy at one time was not uncommon. The) disease wholly disappeared on the ad dition of a few pounds of potatoes to the week If dietary.