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FLORENCE, PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA TERRITORY, SATURDAY, 'MARCH 4, 4882, NUMBER 49. PROFESSIONAL. xicvr a. howahd. xahci'h r. mains, HOWARD & HAYNE, ArroRsrTu aso cwnsklokr at law, contiien Hixth anl Kri-munt rtrt-HtH, TotnWtotu, A- T. A. H. PARKER, MlNIHS IMUINKrit AND L'. R. DKPl'TT VINFRAL Surveyor. Orlke in Han Kranciw:o Jewelry Stnr, No. 4N0 Allen ctreet, aouth niile, tietweeu Fourth ami Fifth Htri , Tnnitwtne, A. T. JuHX M. M1LLKII. J. U. Ll'CAS. LUCAS & MILLER, ATTORSFTB AMI COl'JtHKl.OBlt AT LAW, (II'PICC, modm 6 mul 7 lliiil Imililititf, roracrof Krenwiit nrl Fourth, Tmnlwtnn. A. T. ir H. DAVIS. OKO. B. WILLIAMS. WILLIAMS & DAVIS, Attohwh at law. oi nn's srw ja'ii.niNO, frran of Fmrtb Frauwnt t-. Tombstone, AT. WELLS SPICER, Attobkxt asd coi'Nxr.um at law, ?li fifth ptrt, Toui'.wn, jw-lii (' , A. T. AU Niry Pu'uut; V. S. lVimiw4iur of Lhjejs fur 'luifonim. . J. G. PARKE, ClTIL KWOINl.m AND V. S. MTKFRAI. RI'HVEYl'R Utirreyiiiif don in nil its branhe. Uitic, 5JH FrUMnt vtrvrt, TombHtoti?, Arizona. 0. T. HEMER90N, PHYMCJA ANl MrltUtHiN. umcl, 60 TKF-. uout itront, Toiubotow, Ariaonu. A. 0. WALLACE, Jtftc ov tiis i-iACt. ocbth Tnr.rr, tkM doom brlnw Fremont, Totulwtone, A. T. JOHN M. MURPHY Attokset at law, room 28, browx' nom. TiibtnD. Arieona. L. F. BLACKBURN, ru"JTT nvrarr asn asd c i.lfotr. orncE ith A. T. Jom, ottio Himchu Lumber Co., Fourth treet, bfilow Fremont. All official bualnrw promptly attended to. CoUeotioni a arwialtY. J. F. MUTTON, ArpiftMET AT LAW. OITICI f)X rifTH rRrKT, Iwtwrai Fremont aud Allan, Tiil)atouo, Ari anna. ' G. E. GOODFELLOW, M. D. trrricj! r vk-kirm trt, ToinbuWiw, A. T. BriLCIKO, rilKMOKT P. T. COLBY, AtTORXFT AT LAW. WILL PRACTlCf tS AI L tli ooiirU of th Territory. Ottio in Giril LnUtHrui, room 11 ami lli, sunivr of Fourth anil Kntnmnt tiwt. Tomtntone, A. T. CM Hayuomi, ijauaaMieKtu C-itr. A. M. Walkeu, Ton.hu tone. WALKER & HAYMOND, ATT'IBXET AT LAW. PROM FT ATTINTl". CIV- Mi tn nil Vmaiu intruaUii to thvoi. Colic ti.,ni mxle ialty. A. M. NV alk'T Com tn(ioir of iW'in fir the Ht of Nerln. A. J. FELTER, Jownn orTnr yrAC, hotakt pitlic and Kl Etit Aseut. tho on Fremont street, b-tw-n Faurth nrl Fifth, 1 inulwtoiie, A. T. BR. R. H. MATTHEWS, PnTMrlAS ASI) VR0KI, TOJIBsTONE, ARIKZI- nv Ohio with W. ritrwt, Fourth irtreat, near A Den. a. o'melvk.net. o. o. tkaxtik. O'MELVENY & TRANTUM, Attorney at law. bimh 3 and 4 oird' buililmg, corner Fourth and Fremont iitreetii, TmiiKtona, A. T. S. M. ASHENFELTER, . Attorney at law, ci.iptoh, a. t. prompt atuntum Kiven to any huaiuwui entiuated to mv CAT. MILTON B. CLAPP, NOTARY PUBLIC, CO N VEYAXCEE AND FIRE lNal'RAXrK AGENTH. at Snffnnl, Hinlnon A Co.i Offio Bank, Toinbtrtn. A. T. Thoauta Wallace, MlNINU BROKER, hfAL ESTATE XC.nXT AHU CfinveTJinr. Alien Ktret, Tomlton Rodman M. Prioe, Jr., Civil esoinefr asu o. . dkpvty hixkral Pmveyor. Uinve VouutrJ building, Allen street, Twnlton, A. T. 3om.G. Hjwaid, (Late of 1 oi AnKel".) Attorxft at law. at rilL.-.E.T at theop- of J. W. Stump. Tomlwtone, A. T. W, A. XIarwood, NftTAkY Pl'RUC, rult.SLR roi'UlU mont ntntii, Tonilwtone, A. T." T. J. Drum, ATTORSET AT LAW. OFVICE IK VICKKRS tnilhiintc, 431 Freuvint utreet, Tomlwtino, A. T. E. P. Voisard, AaAYER AND !IUTARY Pl'BUC, ALLEX "TRLKT, Tnibrtfin, A. T. Charlea Ackley, CkVILORIKEER AND UK TT I'. R. MINERAL 5rvyor, Toinitiinii, A. T. Othce on Fra Buont MrtH-t, between ttixth anl Seventh. J. V. Vickers, Feal irtate iter, aictionf.fr, cokvev aooer ami Muuri( Uierator. Kreuiout street, Boar Fifth, Tomlnt'in, A. T. A. G. Lowery, Attobnxt at law, frkmont htreet, between V,mrth anu Futii, XoiuUiUjuu, A. T. Will prautio in all eourU. A'itnt for mining ytoy rty. CouToyRncinir and collecting iirointiy aktenrlwl to. Reference iriven. t. U. MITU. W. EARL. O. W. 8PAL1.DIN0. Earl, Smith St Spaulding, ATTORNKYH AND CnllNKF.UlRR AT LAW. OrFlCE in lJrake'n.block n Penuiiitfton street, Tucson, Arizona Territonr. John Roman, ArroBNEY AT LAW, T0CDOl, ARIZONA. Webb Street, Attorney at law, 113 fourth btbket, tom ton. Anion. J. W. Stump, ATfoRKEY AND (OI'NHKI."B AT LAW, BOOMS 2 nil 4, F,itni)i lSuilding, F'reiuont rtreet, Tombntone, A. T. Will iiractice in all the court of th Territory, RB'I Htteml to tmniurm bfore the Ie)iartineiit at WaohiiiKton, l. ('. 8:inl attention given to LT. S. patent and reniiin bnsinepH. Dr. GUlingham, 1R. OIM.PNOHAM (LATE OF VIRGINIA CITY) IH now aMwioiated, in the practiee of Medicine irnd Surverv, with I)r. (lilderaleeve. (Mhce, Epitaph Imildinif, Toniltonfi, A. T. Dr. F. Heller, SlTRlFONAl PHYffK IAN. OFFICE ON tre , liclow Allen, Touib.it"iie, A. T. -OF- -OF- -AT- FLORENCE, GOODS WILL for W) -vJ Sav vt : C I I ' v 'fc? I ! "' ! A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF ieneral Merchandise, Goods, GROCERIES, ' Clothing- and Gent's Furnishing: Goods, HARDWARE Falli's Milwaukee Beer, Mqhi? Bftxle Hay -ALSO- Wagons, Teams and Other Property. H. B. MIT STORE AID 11 DEPOT SILVER IvESTG, A.. T. R, YOU EG t KEEPS CONSTANTLY ON HAND A CHOICE ASS0KTMENT OF FANCY GOODS COMPULSING Zephyrs, Silk Floss, Card. Boards, Mottoes, Beads, Silk Ties, Scarfs, Ructes, Lace Ties, HantocMs, etc. Also Books, Stationery, Periodicals, Pipes, TOB ACCOS, CIG7SJRS. "IP ARIZONA. CE SOLD AT MONTGOMERY, Assipee, Dry THE C,OI.I)EN WEDDING. BY WILL M. CARLKTOH. Wake up, wife ! the black cloak of Night begins to fade. And far in the east the Morning hia kitchen lire baa made; And he in huatintr red-hot hie stove of iron-rray, Aud star are winking aud blinking before the light o' day. Mind yon what I wan dn!n Jut fifty years agone? brus-hin' my Sunday raiment, an' puttiu' my bast lookn on ; Clothin' my It In courage, so none my fright would see , An im ooward heart within, tho while, was pound ing to gtt free. Ten mile wood an bramble, an' three mile field an dew, In the cold umile of luornirw I walked to marry you ; No horse had 1 but my no pilot but a star; But my UiyiKU heart it fancied it heard yuu from afar. So through the woods I hurried, an through the grae an1 dew, An' little I thonpht o tiring, the whole of my jour ney thrvuii ; ThinB neVr b, loro nor nf ter do so a m:in rejoice A; on the day he niirni-a Uie wuiuau of nis choiev. And then our country ivi du.iiii Jin glee, ! With every oiie a-pett-n an Jofcit 'i he g'M (1 rHtur M:l:t liE'.l Ji'.i; When c'ou.!m hive ehuiei! taeli nlu:;u:':r E-.::i. ijriiuful o grie Tln re wie. ymr i.M tu:h' Bli:.le, itti ail r!u- holiui;liUU nn' v tf uj. i)faa -v t'-- l. cenM rfc an- I fith c ; Adil jiui- :li-riT-hearteii mother, the umlrglit of Shone tiii-oiili the fhii-wrrn of tenr-dropa that btornifcil l'er luce tho shile ; ir Tfmr sinters an' broihera. who hardlv eeemed to know t r: OW i i:"y ecu tu i-;ire up t .lurajr vo jcl iuuii eiwter ijo; An cMismf an' school-house cOmradet", dressed up iu nietin" trim, i Ith one of them a-su kin' because it wasn't him ; .in Hero was tve good oid parson, hia neck all dressed in white, A bm-ch o' texts in his lett eve, a hymn-book in his rii.Lt ; An' tht jiarson's virgin daughter, plain an aeverely pure, . ho hoped we should be happy, but wasn't exactly sure ; And there wa the victuals, seasoned with kind re- RttiMn an' ime, And blly wreaths, with breastpins of rubies, up above; Au'tht-revaM my heart a-wonderin as how such tb:iiff con'd b An tlxtre was the world before us, and there was you aud ma. Wake up, wife! that gold-bird, the sun, has come in Bttfht, And on ft tree-top perches to take his daily flight. He is iut 'Md and lVeb e, an' he will sail away. As he has done so often since fifty years to-day. You know there's company coming our daughters an our hoes: There'" John, and James, oni Lucy, an' all their lit- t'c oner; And Jennie, she will be here, who in her grave doth lie (Provided company ever can come from out the sky); And Sara I am not certain as he will enme or not; They say he is a black sheep the wildest of the lot. Before a son's dishonor, a father's love stands dumb; But sti'l, somehow or other, I hope that Sam will come. The tree bends down U branches to its children from above The son is Lord of the father, and rules him with his love ; And he wi'l e'er be longed for, though far they be apart. For th ! drop of blood he carries, that came from the father's heart. Wake yon, wife! the lond eun has roused the sweet Day 1 glit. And she hes dra fted heree'f up in red and yellow ud white; She has dit-eeed herself for us, wife for our weddin' day oi'Ce more - And try B-Uil tL-uy is younger than ever it was be fore. Mistaken for a Highway- A stalwart, but tired-looking, horse man was riding toward the village of Mosy Brook, at tho close of a sultry afternoon last summer, as fast as the jaded bay mare he bestrode could lessen the distance. His face was handsome, but he wore an anxious expression, and he star, d about the country, as he rode on, with the air of a stranger iu those paris. His dusty feet, his p.ile visage and the foreign cut of I113 apparel, with the watchfulness of his manner, would have led any observer to consider him one who had traveled f.ir that diy, aud. who was not only from a foreign coun tiy, but laboring under some deep dis tress of mind, sorrow or fear jierhaps remorse. As he climbed the hill which looked down upon the village, his face bright ened somewhat. "Thank heaven ! there I shall find a few hours' rest and refreshment for my Belf and this exhausted bea3t," he mut tered. Aad the mare pricked up her ears as she paw the village and heard his voice, and hastened her pace, as if she knew her rider's intention. "Care for her well," said the stranger to the hostl-;r, a ho alighted. " I am to sup and sleep a few hours, and at 10 to night have her ready saddled at the door ; for I am in great haste to con tinue my journey, and must then de part." The hostler promi.-ed, and the stran ger, after eating a hearty supper, retired to rest. Havinr well bestowed the mare, the hostler flung himself down before the stable door, nd, considering that he had as much right to rest as any other man or beast, in a free country, went to sleep himself. Whether he had worked or drank too mneh that dar, certain it was that he overslept his time; and when he started up and hastily saddled the mare upon winch the stranger was to continue Jus way it was 11 o'clock and pitch-dark, .As tho stranger, also, had overslept his hour, he did not so much bkme the hostler, but paid his bill, mounted quickly and rode off, making no answer to the remark of the man that there would be a heavy storm before morning, as the clouda were already black and threatening. " Valuable information ! " sneered the traveler, as the- mare made unusually quick time over the road. " Couldn't I see for myself? Had I not been in haste to get at the end of my journey, I should not, of course, have gone on be fore morning, after forty miles of travel under a summer sun. The deuce is in my luck, to be roasted by day and half drowned by night, as this approaching storm seems to forebode. Ha ! what a vivid flash ! The tempest is coming soon er than 1 expected. How fast the mars goes ! A few hours have worked wonders with her; or, perhaps, instinct bids her speed to escape the tempest, if possible." A heavy crash of thunder, just then, startled both horse and horseman the opening cannonade of the elemental bat tle which was soon to sweep furiously around them. " She has been over-fed, or she is very skittish," thought the horseman, as he felt the tremor of the frightened animal's limbs, and her gait for a short distance becaire irregular. "Our road lies through a wood for a few miles, as I am told ; and, when the shower is on us in full force, what with the lightning, the thunder, the rain and the darkness, she may become unmanageable.. Per haps I had better stayed after all. The more haste the worst speed sometimes." Flash after flisli, peal after peal now followed rapidly, with blinding and deaf ening effect upon man and beast, and soon the wind and rain combined with fearful power and volume, a if to dis tract and discomfort the benighted hors aud rider. Here and there, over their rough road, the torn branches of trees incumbered it, as if to dispute their passage. Twice, as the scared beast gal lo;)ed frantically on, she stumbled and nearly threw the cavalier, requiring all liia efforts to recover her and keep the saddle ; and onc-3 a dazzling bo'.t and a fearful simultaneous clap of thundir caused the poor beast to swerve madly r.side, rear, and then turn back in her track for a sliort distance while a tall tree, cleft by the lightning, scat tered half its mighty balk over the spot from which the maro had shrunk back. But, with s'eody hand and con-ting 1 voice, tlio norsemnn hiinllv caused her to n .i'-XfC 'iiVVt til f ?tr fe st , thev f 1 U I. 1 r T. 4ceeln. iisa atucut- iria3 imiiy jiltij ( l tlnJ approacliea ; mo (dm (Ja-ni ( f any iii.nroaclwd ; and. i wnin tiio nemis; aun nt last broke with mftiTy ii.ee over the gliferin lulls, the drenched stranger was far beyond the perplexing; forest through which he had ridden. "Thank you for nolhing," he ex chiimed, moekiiurly saluting the sun. " Tbe world is full of such friends, who give their aid only when the trouble is over. Tho sun should shine in the night such times." The mure made the best of her way to the neighboring village, where the rider now determined to stop, recruit and pass half a day at ltast Dirty, drenched, sore with travel haggard as he was, it may be supposed that he did not feel over-communicative to the people at the tavern, who stared at the stranger the harder. They thought him not at all prepossessing poor, proud, no baggage and very likely no money. The mare, however, was stalled; not without being closely regarded by every eye. " May I never eat meat," said one, "if that isn't Amos Dunbar's mara Jnle." " I wish T may be shot if I don't think so, too. White fore feet, and just such a shape, height, head and gait; mane and tail, at auy rate." " Couldn't be possible," said another. " He left yesterday to be gone a week, he said; aud he wouldn't allow any live man but himself to ride his mar V " But there she is, howsomever," in sisted the others, and thev went out to the barn to reassure themselves. Meanwhile the stranger, having gone in to wash and make his garments some what more tidy, disclosed to tho land lord a bloody gash upon the side of his head, which he bathed, and, calling for plaster, dressed it. " How did you get that wound, friend?" asked the landlord, curiously. "A falling bough in the storm last night," was the answer, carelessly. "I did not think it was so severe a cut. So much to do to manage my horse I hard ly gave it a thought." ' W here nnght you be from, sir? continued the landlord, not exactly sat isfied. " I might be from any quarter of the world you choose," said the stranger; " and if I told you from England I don't know that it would make you any wiser. Don't begin to catechise a tired man. If I pay my way that's all you need wish of me." "Humph!" grunted the landlord, as he ordered a table ready for his bluff visiter. "I'm not sure that this fellow ain't a rough customer and a suspicious character. I'll keep an eye on him I" While the stranger was at breakfast, those who had been to inspect the horse reasserted that it was no other than Amos Dunbar's mare ; and, whispering to the landlord about it, they agreed to ask the stranger how she came into his possession as soon as he had finished his meal. " He had a heap of money about him when he went away, yesterday," said the inkeeper, shaking his head in a sin ister manner. " Look here, stranger," said one of the villagers, as he roso from the table and came forth, " ain't that same Dim bar's mare, that you rid here '!" "I don't know him. Why do yon ask?" said the stranger, frowning at what he considered village imperti nence. " But we know his mare ; and that's her, sure as snakes. He left here, where he lives, yes'd'y forenoon on her back, and you must have met him else how came you by his horse ?" - I have ridden her about 200 miles, arid so she couldn't well have been here vesterday," replied the stranger, vexed at thesnspic'ousg'ani'es which were cast upon him, aud attributing them to the insolence which a solid exterior some times invites from the low-minded. Without staying to hear their replies, he turned his back suddenly upon them and proceeded to the barn, where he took from the saddle a large leathern pocket-book, and, concealing it about his person, returned to the house. " I had forgotten that," he reflected. " Without money I might indeed give cause for suspicion." A boy in the barn had noticed this act, aud, hearing that the man was a suspected horse thitf, he ran in and told the landlord. Suspicion now increased against the stranger. Why didn't he tell a straight story? Where did he get the wound on his head ? Why did he falsify about the mare? Wby was he so close-minded? Amiw Dunbar was widely known as a wealthy man, and his favorite mare. Jule, was equally well known to the vil lage. He. had ridden away with her the day before, with a large sum of money. Now, a stranger had come back with her, pretending not to have seen him, What did all this mean ? The landlord sent at once for Mrs. Dunbar, who came in great haste and anguish, identified the niare, even the 3addle, and now joined in the painful belief that the traveler had murdered her husband for his money and tied up on his beast, not deeming that ho was coming to the very place where he would be most easilv detected. The ire of the pecple at the tavern was aroused, and they again confronted the stranger, having procured a constable. and, to his dire alarm, the mare having been brought from the stable, he was I old to consider himself under arrest un less he could give a satis aetory ex planation of the mystery. The presence of Mrs. Duubar added solemnity to the inquest. But the stranger's indignation still overmastered his aliinn. " The mare: was hired by me hv the '.ity, which is over 200 rai!e3 away. I 'lave ridden her night and day since 'hen, only stopping for a fen- hours' rest and refreshment and intend to do so nutil I reach B . whither important bnsines-s urges me to thU haste. More you have no ri&ht to know, and more I will not answer, unless compelled in due form by thote who have a right to ques tion me." " Surely I ought to know my own horse, which was brought up by us from a tool !" exclaimed Mr. Dunbar, pat ting the animal affectionately, while tears of apprehension rolled down her face. "Machim," said the stranger, in a more soothing tone, " yon are certainly mistaken in the identity of tiie animal. I have ridden her, as I sav, for more than " ' Don't lie any more !" roughly inter rupted the landlord. "Murder will out, and you might a9 well tell the truth first as last. For" Ho was iu tnru interrupted by a sav age sprmp;, which the" stranger at that tiie liSNuit Lai nt t ha-i f i ,t i : r ! Tft-. - --"lli a uU t l.e -i TiCW : OAJt'U Lite euiitucu llOnU J1K 11 have to swing yet, I'll be bound. Why don't you search him ? He has beeu seen to take a pocket-book from the sad dle ! " " Where my husband always keeps it when lie rides far," said Mrs. Duubar. " You need not search me it is miue," insisted the stranger, instinctively en deavoring to prevent the indignity. "Oh, but there is need 1 " said the constable. " If it's yours, you'll get it again; and here it is," he added, draw ing it from beneath the shirt-bosom of the suspected man. " Mrs. Dunbar, do you know that pocket-book ? " She opened it and disclosed a pile of bank notes, her husband's name written on the inside, and papers which could belong to no one but him. " Proof positive ! " said everybody ; and their looks of horror were equaled by those of the stranger, who was evi dently confounded. He trembled now ; but. partially recovering himself, he said : " I know not how it came. I had a pocket-book like that," and, lifting up his hands, he added, " and I call on " " Don't blaspheme, sir ; don't commit any more sin ; you can't deceive us. You must now " An unexpected interruption forever cut short what might have been a very majestic sentence from the constable. For the accused man, desperate at his situation and stung to ferocitv bv the liehavior of his interrogators, with the quickness of light knocked down two who stood in his way, and in another in stant bounded upon the mare, who was standing handily at his bide, and, put ting her to the top of he speed, before any could interpose, he shook a defiant fist back at them as he rode, and was soon out of sight, disappearing over the hill in the direction from which he had come in the early morning. Confound the luck ! " he muttered, as tiie Meet mare sped. " 1 had no mind to be imprisoned, and had rather clear myseii to save time. 1 fancy how it is. My horse is lost. I will try to tot back to Mosy Brook and find her. Or, perhaps, this may be her, and the wrong saddle was put upon her by the bungling hostler. Yet how two mares could look so much alike, or two pock et-books, or . Deuce take it ! if 1 get back, the mystery may be cleared up by the owner of the other horse it there is another horse. By J upiter 1 they are coming ! " Two or throe horsemen were in hot pursuit, though still a mile behind, yet mounted on fresh horses, and were fast lessening the distance between them and the fugitive. As he descended a hill, the sight of a wood had almost induced him to dis mount and seek its shelter afoot, when, coming fast in the opposite direction, he saw another mounted traveler. . Soon they were abreast of each other, and, at the instant, both reined in and dismounted. Their mutual glance ex plained the uncomfortable problem. The horses were almost precisely alike is shape, color, size, etc., save that one had. but two white feet, the other tour. "Mv name is Amos Dunbar! ex claimed that individual, smiling and ex tending Ms hand. " No explanation is needed, sir ; the hostler was half drunk and acknowledged that he made the buugle. Here is your pocket-book," he added, delivering it. " That, too, is like mine, and- was placed where I placed miue. But when I opened it I saw your name, ' William Norton !' " " That is my name, dear sir. Your own wallet will be found at the village tavern, or with the constable. They recognized your mare and took me for both murderer and thief i Here thev come, some of them. We will ride bac together. . The pursuers came up and a few words of further explanation put all in good humor as they rode leisurely to the tav ern again. That night Sir William Norton, tem Tiorarilv in America on important busi ness, was the guest of Mr. Amos Dun bar and his now very agreeable wife. They found the knight something better than a highwayman, liis courtly man ner shining through his travel-worn p parel, and he confessed, when he re sumed his journey in the morning that he had learned this significant moral Throughout life, to be careful that yon mount the right horse. Ancient l'ompeii. A correspondent of Hand and Heart, an English periodical,' writes : "An in teresting feature of the inner life of an cient Pompeii, as now revealed to view, is th8 appearance ef the frequent rijns' over th shops, every trade and busi ness having its own particular sign or trade-miuk ovtr the outer doorway. Thus the frequent wine-shops are indi cated. One of these was exceedingly honest in its sign a Bacchanalian revel. showing a drunken man in the. fore ground 1 Wine jars were here in abund ance, some of them verv large. One that I measured required my handker- 1 hief seven and a quarter times rouud to indicate its giitli. A surgeon's house was identified by thn surgical instrn me.nt.i it contained. A baker's shop was ionnd with as many as eighty-one loaves in the oven all over-baked, you may be sure, by centuries ! These loaves are now dispersed throughout th8 principal museums of the world. A public school was uicieited bv its own amusing sign board : a tough picture represents one on another's back, and the mast;-r with the birch-rod, as my guide said iu broken Euelish. ' sti ve him a licking; !' And over one of the houses I saw this motto in scribed: ' Otiosis Joins hiv non est, Dinvede, worator ;' to which I give the following translation : No pises for idlers her to t tatr ; Luuuer, arise nud tbv way," Irish Bulls. There are some good old Irish bulls Which are too good to die of neglect. Of this order was the exclamation of the Irish gentleman,' who, on getting a 10 prize in the lottery, anil,' finding that the prize was less than the money which he had paid for it, cried out : ' What luck it was I did not get the 20,000 1 I must have been entirely ru ined !" During the time when Ireland bad a rarlfiimeut of her own, a member of the Irish House of Commons was de scribing the inordinate love of praise wiucn characterized his opponent. The honorable member," said he, 1 "is so fond of being praised that I really believe that he would be content to give up the ghost if it were but to look up and read the stonecutter's puff on hi grave." " Contempt of money," was the ex pression oi another. "The honnrabln : ' I i . .i j m ', 'i. p ' -, tu: if t - w anv otui aim- - runt ir.r, u C5 tiiat ,ul jAi:e-;fe;ut-r. a. w; worr to him w a eomji.iiuiU ot .uu !u Rfir1"."4 Ail h' af-ti.-fax Lu j is compiem-mied in 1 lie urt of t:tn;g; ' and tor gd, betti r and Lest, m tue 1 auait; til iiiiuiuli Uitturc, he ljivaj lilbiv. reads pence, shillings and pounds. 1 verily biditve," exclaimed the orator, rising to the height of hi.i conception, "thr.t, if the houombio goutlema.i were an undertaker, it would be ihe delight of his heart to see tdi maukiud sehad with a common mortality, that he might have the benefit of the general burial, and prcvida sjurfs aud hathuzds for the survivors." "Is there any ford there?" asked an English tourist, who came suddenly to a full stop before one ot thelittle mount ain torients in tho West of Ireland. " Oh, to ' sure, your honor, there was a ford," said a peatant standing at the brink, and making a hundred grimaces of chility. " When was it ?" said the tour ist. " Before the bridge was bivlt," said the peasant ; "but when man and horse went ever the br;dge the ford got out of the habit." "Well, now that the bridge is broken down, I suppose the ford may havo got into the habit again. I3 it safe?" "To be sure, your honor, all but in the middle, but th'at is nothing ; and, if you can swim, there is not a better xord in the country. -" But I cannot swim." " Then, you honor, the only safe way that I know of iB, as soon as you get beyond your depth, to walk back again." Edwin Booth's First Appearance on the Stage. EJwin Booth's, first appearance on the regular stage was made Sept. 10,: 1849, at the Boston Museum, in the little part oi iTessil, in Uibber s version of "Kich ard ILL" Junius Brutus Booth, his father the rival of Edmund Kean, and one of the greatest tragedians that ever lived was then keeping in engagement at the Museum, and Edwin was iu at tendance on him as dresser. Tressil had been cast to the prompter of the theater; but it chanced that this person wished to avoid the duty of acting it, and that he succeeded in persuading Edwin to undertake it, This arrangement was made without the elder Booth's knowl edge, and he only became awa.e of it by reading in the play-bill the announce ment of his son's first appearance, duly underlined. 001 ! was ail he said when he read this announcement; and this remark was not understood to sig nify encouragement. Vhen the night came, and Edwin had dressed his father for Oloster, and himself for Tressil, the eccentric parent who,- beneath an out ward aspect of indifference, loved this son with the fondest affection took a chair, lit a cigar, and, viewing the youth with a critical e3'e, made this inquiry, " Do vou know that you are supposed to have been riding hard and far ?" " les, tar." " Where are your spurs ?" "I haven't any." " Take mine"- holding out one booted leg. The boy took the spurs, and went on for his little scene with King Henry VL When he returned, his father was still sitting negligently in the chair, and Bmoking the cigar. Give me my spurs, " he said, again holding out his leg; and this was all the comment that Edwin Booth's first professional appearance ever elicited from the parent whom he idolized. Ho learned subsequently, though, that his father had been down at the wing, and had watched the first effort with evident interest and satisfac tion, and then hastened back to his non chalant pose in the dressing-room. There never, surely, could have been a more singular being than Junius Brutus Booth, This little tait of character is but one of thousands that marked him as a unique person. Harper's Magazine. Brief and to the Point. A lady resident of Milwaukee visitet! one of our prominent families, bringing with her a pair of twin sons, of whou sbe is very proud, both being handsome, sprightly and precocious little fellow in a degree that would excite the prid. of any fond and appreciative mother. A short time ago a gentleman sent, as & gift to the lads, a pair of "Colorado jacks," which, of course, tickled thei boyish fancies immensely after they had learned the important lesson of non-in .terference with the business end of tht aniiuals. One of the boys had been giving a lady caller a glowing descrip tion of the pets, which led to the query: "Are your jacks gentle, Frank? " "Well, yes, ma'am," said Frank. " They are .awful tame in front, but yon bet they're awful wild behind." .Du buque Herald. On the Blue Danube. A correspondent, describing a trip down the Danube, in Austria, says : " Tha floating grain mills on the Dan ube are its most curious feature. Fancy two canal boats moored parallel to each other in mid-river, about fifteen or twen ty feet apart, and supporting between them the crank of a gigantic mill wheel, turned by the current of the st.remu. Fancy, moreover, the sides of one oi these boats carried up one story higher than the other, then roofed over a la Noah's ark, with windows and doors as needed, and you will have a fair idea of these Danube grain mills, some four or five thousand of which, in groups of teu or twelve together, are scattered along this watery highwf.y all the wav from Vienna to Belgrave. Each mill is inswi'-v'd with its owner's name." Thb Pev. Joseph Cook said in a Lou dou lecture that alcohol hardened the human brain. The ISrititth Medical Record says this betrays his lamentable ignorance, because " it is an elementary fact that, while alcohol hardens dead cerebral substance, in life it induces softening of the brain." Some of llie Grfat Bridgfs. Robert Stephenson, great engineer as! he was, reported that suspension bridges would never do for steam. JohnA.Eoeb liug answered with the Niagara Susjien sion bridge, the cheapest structure, and one of the best ever built for such a ne cessity. In Menai strait, which divides an' island from the northwestern corner of. Wales, the tide rises to the height ot thirty feet sometimes, and generally twelve feet. The British Government erected a bridge on the great high road from England to Ireland OYer this strait iu 182G. It is a suspension bridge built by Telford on chains, aud cost $600,000' (gold) at that time ; it is 100 feet alove water. 1 wenty years afterward, George Stephenson began to build the tubular l.ri;ige three juihs above, spanning the same strait. It took five j e:trs, and trains crossed it in ISO!). It hint four spans, the two in the middle being 4.1 ill leet wide i fi'-li. mid ri-e u holt; bridge is jiixmt 1,K4()' .1 V, lie 1 5111 a root-1. mure. tiuiiTTu iJi:3," "j.dbO, ai.d was said to be, when liit: l'.ig(.-.-t MiMpt:iiMun bridge iu' l;l'JU'-d, the world, or 1,2W feet between towers.' The Cincinnati Suspension bridge, by Roebling, stands next to the East Kiver bridge, and is 1,057 feet between towes,' and 2,2-)2 )etween the end's ; the bridg-.; is lOij feet above low water, the towers are 230 feet high, and each is tidier and larger than the Bnnket Hill monument,' and the structure cost $1,810,000 ; it was ' built by a company, and charges 3 cents toll per man. This bridge has leen in' most useful operation since about 18(17 ;' , it way eleven years between its coin mencement and opening. . Roebling, the projector of the Frook lyn bridge, was the greatest bridgt' builder in the world. He started the making of wire cordage in America,' and' built suspension bridges to carry the aqueducts of canals across rivers, and engineered the Pennsylvania ruilro.d across the mountains. The Brooklyn bridge, between towers, is 1,595 feetlongv Behind the towers there are 910 feet each side, back to the anchorages. The whole length of the bridge and approaches is 6, 000 feet. It is one of the widest bridgt s in the world, 85 feet, with a promenade 13 feet wide, two railroad tracks and four carriage and two horse-car tracks. It i'- 135' feet iu the center above the water. The rock on which the towers rest about n nety feet below the surface of tue water on the New lork side, and half that depth on the Brooklyn side the most stupendous thing about the struct ure. Each tower is 134 feet long by 50 wide, and at the top these dimensions ata reduced to 120 feet by 40, or the size Of a very large house. Each tower is 268 feet l . . 1 : 1 . . Ti -1 .1 ,1 e 1 . iiuuvo uugu wuier. 1. is 1,000 ieei iroiu the beginning of the causeway on Chat- nam street out to the anchorage on tnei New York shore. The architect of tha bridge received his death wound almost at its inception. Balduin'a Monthly; An Amusing Incident.' The conservative and courteous Bish op of some two-fuirds of the common wealth of the Keystone State gives a hu morous incident that actually occurred during one of his visitations at one of the principal towns not a hundred miles from Harrisburg. Good Judge Li is not onlv ah earnest churchman but veryfond of sliowiiig his neighbors the way to church also.' At any special service he was sure to have a couple or more of . his legal friends iu his pew with him, being very attentive himself both to the service and to his friends, showing them the places in the prayer book, ihid trying to keep them contented. At a recent visitation of Bishop H. the Judge was seen passing the books, and at eTery change in the service handing over other books, and then devoutly con tinuiiig his own duties. It was Sunday morning, and by the time the solemn litany was reached the visitors,-having no especial interest in the affair beyond pleasing the i udge, and consenting to listen to a good square sermon which he had promised them, whenever in the sa cred programme it should be presented, began to tire of the " performance," and, with a .freedom more becoming the court room or street than the sanctuary, one of them, finding it impossible to keep up the connection of things,, blurted out in a good stage whisper,: " Judge, this beats the devil!" " That is the intention' Good Lord, deliver us,' " replied the Judge, in pretty positive tones, and in a sort of monoton j that came near to a seeming addition to the church's liturgy not in the book. Harper's Magazine. The Oldest City in the World. Damascus is the oldest city in tho world. Tyre and Sidon have crumbled on the shore ; Baalbec is a ruin ; Pal myra is buried in a desert ; ' Nineveh and Babylon have disappeared from tha Tigris and the Euphrates. Damascus remains what it was before the days of Abraham a center of trade and travel an isle of verdure in the desert ; "a presidential capital" with martial and sacred associations extending through tiirty centuries. It was near Damascus that Saul of Tarsus saw the light above the brightness of the sun ; the street, which is called Strait, in which it was said " he prayed," still runs through the city. The caravan comes and goes as it did 1,000 years ago ; there is stiii the sheik, the ass, and the water-wheel ; the merchants of the Euphrates and the Mediterranean still occupy the streets "with the multitude of their wares." The city which Mohommed survey ed from a neighboring' height, and was afraid to enter, " because it was given to man to have but one paradise, and for his part he was resolved not to have it in this world," is to-Uay what Julian called the "Eye of the East," as it was, in thu time of Isaiah, " the head of Syria." From Damasciis came the damson, our blue plums, aud the delicious apri cot of Portugal, called damasco ; du mask, otir beautiful fabric of cotton and silk, with vines' and floweis raised upon a smooth, blight ground ; the damask rose introduced into England iu the time ot Henry VIII. ; the Damascus blade, no famous the world over for its keen edge and wondeifid elasticity, the sic et of whose manufacture was lost when Tam erlane carried the artist into Persia, ai d that beautiful art of inlaying woou rli.i steel with gold and silver, a kind of mosaic, engraving and sculpture unit, d called damaskeening with which box es, bureaus and swords are ornamented. It is still a city of liowt rs and bright waters ; the streams of Lebanon and the "silk of g; Id " still murmur and sparkle in the wilderness of the Syrian gardens. j;.iiJtah',r. The old bse S)iir. Luraer A mother's blip.