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CAI TMtSAKY (l OTATION.
Marriage is tike a fl nnini; candle light
Placed in tlio whitlow un a summer night,
Inviting all Iho insects of the uir
To come ami singe their pretty wingletn there,
Those tliut are out hutt heads iiti.it Out pmio
Those that are in butt to L'ct out nirain !
JIN nill.t AMI TllK TOH-4AT.
Here is out" of Mark Twain's good
stories, lie knows how to make 1 1 to
rentier laugh, ami if the following does j
not provoke n smile, it is because there
; . - - "...I, - I .. 1 I...' it.. I l I
is no muni ill maiiKiini inn ing me 1101
I know 1y the sympathetic glow
upon his bald head 1 knew by the
thoughtful look upon his fiieo I know
by the emotional flush upon tho straw
lierry on tin' end of lite old free liver's
nose, that Simon Whcclor's memory
was busy with tho olden time. And
no 1 prepared to leave, because nil
these were symptoms of a reminiscence
signs that In; was going to he deliv
ered of another of his tiresome per
sonal experiences 1 it it I was too slow;
lie got the start of me. Aft nearly as
I can recollect, the inllietion was vouch
ed in the following language:
"We were all hoys, then, and didn't
care for nothing, mid didn't have no
troubles, and didn't worry about noth
ing only how to shirk school and keep
up a revivin' state of devilment all
the time. This-yar Jim Wolf I was
a talking niton), was a 'itvutiee, ami
lie was the best hearted feller, he was,
and tlx; most forgiviu' and unselfish I
ever see well, there couMn t l
more bullicr Imv than what he v.
t..i... i.:... t i.l I
lilKl IIOII IIW H'll M'Mllll , (till, M I I
enough 1 was when J seen him tor the
"Me and Henry was always pester
ing him ami plastering boss bills mi
his back, and pulling bumble bees in
bis bed, and soon, and sometimes we'd
crowd in and hunk with him, notwith
standing his grow ling, nml then we'd
let on lo gel mail and light aerosl him,
so as lo keep him stirred up like. lie
was nincli'cn, he wits, and long lank
and bashful, ami we was fifteen and
.sixteen and tolerably la.v and worth
less. "So, that night, you know, that my
sister Alary give (lie eandy-pulliu',
they started us oil' lo bed early, so as
the conip'ny could have full swing,
and we rung in on Jim to have suine
"Our winder h
Jinil;ci onto the roo
of the e!
and about ten o'clock a
couple ol iilil tom-cats trot, to rainn
and chnrgiu' around on it a carcyin' j
on like s:ii. there was lour luetics o!
snow (tn the roof, and it was froen so
that there was a right smart crust of
ice on it, and the moon was shining
britrht. ami we could see them eats like
daylight. First they'd stand oil' and
e-yow-yow -vow, jtit the same as if!
they was a eussin' one another, you!
know, and bow up their backs and push j
it their tails, and swell around audi
spit, and then nil of a sudden the tfrav
cat he'd snatch a handful of fur out of
the yaller eat 'sham and spin her around
like a button on a barn door. 1 1 1 ( the
valler cat was game, and he'd come and
clinch, and the way they'd gouge, and
bite, and howl ; and the way they'd
iiinke the fur fly was powerful.
"Well, Jim, he got di.-gusled with
the row, mid 'lowed he'd climb out
there and shake them olf'n that roof,
lie hadn't reely no notion of doin' it,
likely, but we cverlnstin'ly dogged
him, and bullyragged him, and 'lowed
he'd always bragged how he wouldn't
take n dare, and so on, till bimeby he
liisled up the winder, and lo ! and be
hold you, he went went exactly us he
was tiothin' on but a shirt, and it was
nhort. Hut you ought to seen him !
You ought to see him ereejiin over thai
ice, and diggiu' his toe nails and his
fingernails in for to keep from slip
pin; nnd above all, voti'ought to seen
that shirt a llappin' in the wind, nml
them long rediculous shanks of hi.s'n a
glistenin' in the moonlight.
"Thorn conip'ny folks was down
there under the eaves, the whole squad
of 'em under that onery shed of old
dead Waslin'ton Bower vines all set
tin' round about two dozen sassers of
hot candy, which they'd sot in the
Htiow to cool. And they was laughiu'
and talkin' lively ; but bless yon, they
didn't know nothitt' 'bout the panorama
that was goin' on over their heads.
Well, Jim he went a mieakiu and a
sneaking up, unbeknowns to them tom
' cats they was a swishiu' their tails
and yow yowin' and threatenin' to
clinch, you know, and not payin' any
attention lie went a snekaiu' right up
to the comb of the roof, till lie was in
a footV a half of 'em nnd then all of
n sudden ho made a grab for the yaller
cat ! ISut by Gosh lie missed fire and
alipt his holt, and his heels flow up
and he flopped on his hack and shot
off that roof like a dart went a sintiah
iu' nml orashiii' down through them
old rusty vines nnd landed right in
the dual centre of all them conip'ny
people sot down like a yearlh quake
lit them too dozen sassers of red hot
candy and let off a howl that was hark
from the tomb I Them girls well
tiny felt, you know. They sec he
waru't dressed for conip'ny, and so they
left. All (lone, in a second; it was
just one little wnr-whoop, and a whish
of their dresses, nnd blame tho wench
of 'cm was in sight nnywhors !
"Jim lie was in sight. Ho was cov
tred with that bilin' hot molasses can-
dy clean down to his heels, and had
more bnsti.il sasscrs hang-in' to him
than if he was a Injin princes and
ho comi-s a prancin' up stairs ju-t a
w hoopin' and eussin,' and every jump
he shed wiinc china, and every sipiirin
he fetched ho lrippi.il some candy.
"And blistered ! Why," bios your
soul, that poor eretur couldn't reely
set down comfortable fiir as much a
The W lillv nml olor.'il ole ol tlir South.
There are but two Slate in the
Soiilli where the negro population out
numbers the white the Slates of South
( 'arnlina and Miis.ippi. In the oth
er eight reconstructing Siatcs the whiles
are so largely in the majority that if
they are outvoted it will Ik: either be-cau-e
they refuse lo register, or lnvause
more of them are disfranelii-cd limit
Congress intended. The following
table gives eliniales of popuiation ami
voters fur 1X1)7, based on the census of
IniIO, with proper allowance for nat
ural increase and for the losses during
the war :
Main Ciliz 'lis. Voters.
Suites. White. Neurit. White. Neirro,
Aliiliiuna, S4:t,liui n;i,-.,ii.". M,u:w :.4,7."i."
ArkiuiKiw, l.',l,7i:i I J, is.-,. r,i,.-.7i u.tiiiS
Klmiil.i, :i7,iin; L's.s.-.z I2,:;:tiii 7 :tr. I
(htiirria, .'7o,iHI 1 73, Hi! !u,at t ".7.71.1
r.eiiUiium, .Hl,S7a li:.7i;u. 4 7, t7!i,-'2,7::l
Mississippi, !n;7,iit(i it;t.7'i" s.",ss'.' :,s,j.i3
N. t.'iiriilinit, JSI.7n:t liri.ni'.' !:i,it.i:t t.-.:t:!7
S. Cai'tilitia, Hit,, .'.'it 'l.'i:i,s:!!i, t:l,f to .-.11,27!)
Texas, 2.-.11.111111 I Kl.im') Mi.iMiil :!.(i(ll)
Virginia. :sns,:l tus.r.'s iii.-i,.-,s:n;i!,ii(:i
Total, 2,l:ts,!iiia l,2'st!l,tlll i;i;i,71 4I.,IH7
If all were regitered the white ma
jorities would be iis follows: In Ala
bama, 2li,'J7.S; Arkansas, ;7,.111l;
Florida, l.o.S.S; Georgia, Wl.-t'.W ;
hoiiisinna, l!l,li!Sli; North Carolina,
S,.V.iti ; Texas, I ."),); Virginia, 'Mr
oltl. 'file black niaiorities would be:
In .Missi-i-ippi, 2:'T; South Carolina,
lib!!). If in the eight Slates where
the whiles are dominant disfranchise
ment is li:nied l.v the condilioiis of
the lie-iin.-lriletiou bills, the while
majoril ies cannot be enl irelv w ipe, out
e.vept jtossiblv ill Florida. Th"soulh
el'il obMruclioiiisIs asiert lhal (he reg-i-ters
reject a grral many whit" men
who are not legally disfranchised, tind,
as there i.. no appeal from their deei
ions, ilia! il i- iinptissiltle for while
men in obtain their rights. This may
he f rue in some localities, but il is not
likely that il is the general litel.
There is no evidence of any such
oviieral purpose of i'ie military coiu-
1 1 ia li. It rs to iviluce
minorily by unfair
struct ioiiisls allege,
they fhow every di
isler the law strictly
the whites lo a
means as (lie ob
( u the contrary,
aod Jiiirlv. The
disfranchisement of whiles, therefore,
which givt-i the negroes a inajoi'iiy of
Void's in every Stale except A rk:in-as,
is voluntary. The whites refuse to
register. 1 f negro supremacy is es
tablished throughout the south, as now
seems likely, it will bo the fault ol'lhe
whiles themselves, who sullenly sinud
baek and surrender their power be
cause they dislike the conditions under
which they are permitted to tvercise
tiilellttti'iice or H hilt' oler itt tlifMiiulti.
The papers give us plenty of funny
.lories as to jhc lack of intelligence in
the black jurors and voters ol'lhe
South. The case of the w hile men.
who have always been both voters and
jurymen, is not so full reported. A
late speech ol'Geu. lirisbin tells this
While in command in Kentucky a
eiiurtniiu'lial was assembled til this
place, and fifty-six white Kentucky'
soldiers arraigned before it for trial.
Their counsel entered a plea in their
behalf, which was presented to Col.
Cllinmings, the president of the court,
and which, on exami intioii, was fbund
to contain six names and forty marks.
Thus forty-six native white Kentuek
ians could not writo their names, a
gift which, according to logbcrry,
conies from nature.
Another case is mentioned where, in
what is called lilackwood precinct,
there were fifty-six voters, of whom
"si.x could read and write, and fifty
could not. At the pulls it was lbuiid
that fifty men had voted the Demo
cratic ticket, and six the Republican ;
and, on consulting 4he poll-books, it
was further ascertained that the luiincs
of the six men who had voetd the Re
publican ticket were the six who could
read and write."
MOW I.OM'K MltN IkiiltHl.
The following letter describes the as
sassination of Lopez, who betrayed
Ijopez was stopping at a hotel in
I'uebla, where his witb spurned him
from her presence. Early one day a
Mexican arrived, and familiarized him
self with a hostler in a livery stable
adjoining the hotel. General' Miguel
Lopez was inquired for, but not ltcing
in, the stranger was told that the Gen
eral would he in at dinner. Before
the dinner hour Lotcz returned, and
was pointed out to the stranger, who
made special note of his man. When
dinner was called, Lope, and his as
sassin occupied opposite seals at the ta
ble. After some minutes, during
which time the stranger called for and
drank a glass of wine, ho deliberately
rose, draw a concealed knife, and sprang
at Lopez, and stabbed him nine times.
The stranger then took his hut, and, as
he started to leave, said : i'This is the
way nil traitors should be paid." No
one interfered, or prevented the assas
sin from leaving. Thus was the blood
of Maximilian, Miramou, Mejia, yes,
nud thousands of others, avenged,
FIRMNESS IN THE RIGHT
URA VI' AD AMUIKW JOHKSOX.
Thfi RfinATAl nf Dlif rlrt (ommniiili'rt
tirnnl t.nriiMtll.v I'r Ihnt II he nvl In.
f.;tMl I IHIIS-.I tin lrvil'llt Klllilltl'l
thtil lh w III of'llii Ietl. i the l.nw !'
t!it lml Urnitt fcft.l llurrenre Hi!itur
IVrtltttnry Ami Pnlrinlli; it.)ioiii Why
f lie Onlr Mlionlil tint Im lniMtit on
.Mr. JiilinMtn Ih not AHnre Hint fchrr.
fliwi'M Hciiiovnl wm Mnhinlttcil to the
Iih.iIo ;!. 'l'lioiiiHH' AlmlniitrAtlnn
nl II i llepHrf kimiiI i 'olnpM in in leil tieii,
lhiarlit.iii'H ICcilfs llcrltirf! tftn. ol'Altso.
Idle Tyriinnv The I'rrtl.lent Hnyn
Klifrhlmi hn :imh.I(. lil lullinrllvln
IlK Attllltnlstriillfin'l h lrehii'nl
lrnl4Mt" About II l toilktlllllioillll
Xr.w YoTtK, August 20, 1SG7.
The following is the correspondence
Itctwcen General Grant and the Presi
H'imj'k's. AtiMir.S OF THE U. S.,
Washington, August, 17, 1SC7.
Hit Eeivllrnri Andrew Jultrty), I'nui-
(hht I'llilrtl Strifes:
Sin I am in receipt of your order
ofthis date, directing me to appoint
General G. II. Thomas to the com
mand of the Fifth Military District,
General Sheridan to the Department
of .Missouri, General I Iancock to the
Department of tho Cumberland, nrd
also, your note of this date enclosing
the instructions to carry into effect the
enclosed order saying "I would he
pleased to hear any sugge.-.tion you
may deem necessary resptvting the as
signments to w hich the order refers."
I am pleased lo avail myself of (his in
vitation lo urge, earnestly urge, in the
name of a patriotic people who have
sacrificed hundi'eds of thousands of
millions of treasure, to preserve the
integrity and 'union of this country,
that the order be not insisted upon. It
is unmistakably tin; expressed wish of
the country that General Sheridan
should not be removed from his pres
ent command. This is a Republic
w here the will of (he people is the law
of the land. 1 beg lliat their voice
may be heard. General Sheridan has
pcrlonucd his civil duties faithfully
and intelligently. His removal will
only be regarded as an clliu't to defeat
the law of Congress. Il will he inter
preted by the unreconstructed ( lenient
in the Smith, those who did all they
could to break up this government bv
arms and now wish to be the onlv
element consulted as to the method of
re-loring order, as a triumph. It, will
embolden to renewed opposition o the
will of the loyal masses, believing that
tley KlV(, (. FiXccnlive with them.
The services ol'Geu. Thomas in
Ir'tlling fi r the I'nion entitle him to
some i ousi, Icral ion. He has repeated
ly entered his protest against being as-sie-ned
lo cither of (he live Military
Districts, especially to being assigned
lo relieve Gen. Sheridan. ( icn. Han
cock ought, not to be removed from
where he is. His Department is a
complicated one, which will taken new
commander some time to become ac
There are military rcaeons, pecu
niary reasons, and above all patriotic
reasons, w hy this order should not be
insisted on. 1 beg to refer to a letter
marked "private," which I wrote lo
the President when first consulted on
I he subject of change in the War De
purl meat. It bears upon the subject
of this removal, and I had hoped
would have prevented it. I have the
honor In be, with great respect, your
.. S. Gjjaxt,
Gen. U.S. A., and See'y of War ml
1 11.' Crcsl.l. iil l:-l.v.
Kxi.i t "i ivt: Mansion',
Washington Aug. ID, 'G7. J
General 1 have received your
communication of the 17th iiist.,and
thank you for the promptness with
which you have submitted your views
respecting the assignments directed in
my order of that dale. When 1 slated
in my ollicial note of the 17th, that I
would lie pleased to hear any sugges
tions you might deem necessary upon
the siibji'c!, it was not mv intention to
ask from you a formal report, but
rather invite a verbal statement of any
reasons affecting the public interests
which, in your opinion, would rentier
the order inexpedient. Inasmuch,
however, as it is a writeu communi
cation, it is proper that I should make
some reply. You earnestly urge that
tho order be not insisted on, remark
ing that it is unmistakably the expres
sed wish of the country, that General
Sheridan should not be removal from
his present command. While I am
cognizant of the efforts that have been
made to relieve General Sheridan in
command of the Fifth Military Dis
trict,! am not aware that the question
has ever iteeu submitted to the people
themselves for determination. It
would certainly lie unjust to (he army
to assume that in theopinion of the na
tion he alone is cipable of commanding
the States of Jjotiisiana and Texas, ami
that were he for any cause removed, no
other General in the military service
of the United Stales would lie com
petent to fill his place. General
Thomas, whom I have designated as
his successor, is well known to the
country, having won high nnd honor
ably distinction in the field. He has
since in the execution of the respon
sible duties of a Department Comman
der exhibited great ability, sound dis
cretion nnd sterling patriotism. He
has not iiiiled under tho mast trying
circumstances to preserve pence and
order, to encourage tho restoration of
civil authority, nnd to promote as far
as possible a spirit of reconciliation.
Tho administration of the Depart
ment of the Cumberland will certainly
compare most favorably with thnt of
General Sheridan iu his Military Dis
trict. There affairs appear to be hi a
AS GOD GIVES US TO SEE THE
1M., WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1867.
disturbed condition, nnd a bitter spirit
of antagonism seems to have resulted
front General Sheridan's management,
lie has rendered himself cxocelingly
obnoxious by the manner n which he
has exercised even the powers confer
red by Congress, and still'niorc so by
a resort to authority not granted by
law, nor necessary to his faithful and
efficient execution. His .rule has in
fact IteenVncof absohitijiyranny, with
out reference to the principles of our
Government or nature ot our free in
stitutions. The state of nli'iirs that has
resulted from the course h ; has pursu
ed has seriously interfere' with a har
monious and satisfactory and speedy
execution of the acts of Congress, nnd
is alone sufficient to justify a change.
I lis removal, therefore, cannot l)e re
garded ns an effort ft) deftat the laws
of Congress, for tho object,' is to facili
tate their execution through an officer
who has never failed to nltey tho law,
and to exact without his jurisdiction n
like obedience from others. It cannot
1)0 interpreted by the unreconstructed
element of tho South, tlwso who did
all they could to break up this govern
ment by arms, and who wish to be the
only clement consulted as to the meth
od of restoring tinier, ns a triumph, for
as intelligent men they must know
that tho mere change of military com
manders cannot alter the law, ami that
General Thomas will bens much bound
by its requirements as General Sheri
dan'. It cannot embolden them to re
newed opposition to iho will of the
loyal masses, believing that they have
Iho Executive with them, for they are
perfectly fhinilliar with the antecedents
of the President, and know that he has
not obstructed the faithful execution of
any act of Congress. o one, as you
are aware, has a higher appreciation
than myself of the services of General
Thomas, and no one would be less in
clined to assign him to a command
not entirely to his wishes. Kmtwing
him as I do I cannot think he will
hesitate fir a moment to obey my order,
having iu view a complete and speedy
restoration of the Union, in the preser
vation of which he has rendered such
important and valuable service. Gen.
Hancock, known lo the whole country
as a gallant, able and patriotic soldier,
will, I have no doubt, sustain Ins high
reputation in any position to which he
may be assigned. If, as you observe,
ike department, which Im will leave is
a complicated one, I fivl confident thai
under the guidance and instructions of
(icn. Sherman, ( icn. Sheridan will
soon become familiar with its necessi
ties, anil will avail himself of the op
portunity afforded by tho Indian
troubles for the display of the energy,
enterprise and daring which gave him
so eviablt: a reputation during the re
cent civil struggle.
In assuming that it is the expressed
wish of the people that (Jen. Sheridan
should not be removed from his pres
ent command, you remark that this is
a republic, based, however, upon a
written constitution. That constitu
tion is the combined and expressed
will of the people, and their voice is
law when reflected in the manner
which that instrument prescribes.
While one of its provisions makes the
President Commander-in-chief of the
Army and Navy, number requires he
shall take care that the law bo faith
fully executed. Believii g that a change
in command in the Fifth Military
District is absolutely necessary for a
faithful execution of the law, I have
issued the order, which is iho fcubjeet
of this correspondence. I n thus exer
cising a power that inheres iu the Ex
ecutive under tho Constitution, as
Commander-in-Chief of the army and
navy, I am discharging a duty requir
ed of me by tho will of tho nation, as
formal I v declared iu the supreme law
of tho fund. Bv his oath the Execu
tive in soleniiilv bound to the best of
his ability, to preserve, protect ami
defend the Constitution, and although
in times of great excitement it be lost
to public view, it is the duty without
regard to consequences to himself, to
hold sacred and enforce any and all of
its provisions. Any other course would
lead to the destruction of the Ilepult
lie, for the Constitution once abolished,
there would be no Congress for the
exercise of legislative powers, no ex
ecutive to see that the laws nre faith
fully executed, no judiciary to afford
to the citizens protection for life, limb
and property. Usurpation would in
evitably follow, and a despotism lie
fixed on the people in violation of their
combined and expressed will.
In conclusion, I fail to perceive any
military, pecuniary and patriotic rea
sons why this order should not bo car
ried into effect. You will remember
that in tho first instance I did not con
sider Gen. Sheridan the most suitable
man for the command of tho Fifth
Military District. Time litis strength
ened my convictions njMin this point,
and has led to tho conclusion that pa
triotic considerations demand that he
should be supereediil by an officer
who, while lie. will faithfully execute
the law, will at the same time give
more general satisfaction to the whole
people, white and black, Noith and
South. I am, General,
Very respectfully, yours,
To Gex. Chant, Secretary ad interim.
IfK formed, on Mount Washington,
N. H., last Tuesday nigjht to the thick
ness ofa quarter oi
The city of St. Paul had a popula
tion in 1819 of four hundred ; its pres
ent popuLitiou is seventeen thousand.
latst Wind ' III UrHlu."
Why should the wind coming from
the east over an ocean water, depress
the human body, whilo that which
comes from the west across a continent
enlivens the spirits and gives courage
and vigor? lie this as it may, it
swms as if some piuple never felt any
wind that was not east. They nre nf
ways "out of sorts." The weather is
always just w hat they don't want. I
met one of these men awhile ago, a
farmer, who raised all manner of crops.
It was a wet day, and 1 said :
"Mr. Xayling, this rain will be fine
for your grass crop."
"Yes, perhaps; but it is bud for the
corn, and will keep it back. I don't
believe we shall have a crop."
A few days after this, when the sun
was shining hot, I said :
"Fine sun for your corn, sir."
"Yes, pretty fair, but it's awful f ir
tho rye. I'ye wants cold weather."
Again, on n cold morning, I met my
neighbor, anil said ;
"This must be capital for your rye,
"Yes, but it is tho very worst weath
er for the corn nnd grass. They want
heat to bring them Ibrward."
So the man lives in a perpetual east
wind. Nothing suits him, and it would
be impossible tor Providence to give
him weather about which he would
not grumble. I know one man who
feels that our country is on the very
brink of ruin, the Government u curse,
and everything to be destroyed. ' And
ho has felt and talked thus lor at least
thirty years, and yet his property has
been increasing iu value all this time,
amid this gathering ruin. The fact is,
the man lives in an unchanging east
wind. And there is Mr. Slow, who
lives in tho hollow under the long hill,
he has been mourning for many years
over the degeneracy of tho times, and
always telling what wonderful lawyers
and doctors, and ministers there were
w hen ho was young ! Ho can sleep
under any preaching he now hears, and
the lawyers seem to be voting upstarts,
or too old to practice. He longs for
the good old tiniisi. Ah! Mr. Slow,
docs your weather-vane ever point any
where dtit to the cast? Rev. John
'DM, D. D.
WrlltiiH Tor llio l'rri.
As but very few of those who at
tempt writing for the public eye know
how to properly prepare their manu
script, wo hero give tho necessary
"rules and regulations," which should
ever bo borne in mind by those who
wish to see their articles iu print.
Hundreds of articles are thrown into
waste baskets daily, for no other
reason than that thev are gotten up in
such bail style that tliey cannot be "set
up" by the printers without being
copied oil' and otherwise corrected by
the editor, who does not always have
tho time, or the inciination, to attend
to such matters. Correspondents, by
observing lhc.se rules, will save them
selves, and publishers, much vexation
1. Write with black ink, on white
paper, wide ruled. 2. Make the pages
small, one-fourth that of a foolscap
sheet. 3. Leave the second imw of
each leaf blank. 4. Give the written
page ample margin all around. 5.
Number the pages in theorder of their
succession, (i. Write in plain, bold
hand, with less respect to beauty. 7.
Use no abbreviations which arc not to
appear in print. 8. Punctuate the
manuscript as it should be printed.
9. For itidies underscore one line; for
small capitals, two; for capitals, three.
10. Never interline without the caret
to show its place. 11. Take special
pains with every letter in proper
names. 12. Review every word; to be
sure that none nre illegible. 13. Put
directions to the printer, at the head
of the first page. 14. Never write a
private letter to. the editor on the
printer's copy, but always on a sepcr
A Worthy ninllilitlf.
The loyal voters of the Common
wealth ask no higher tribute to the
worth and character of Judge Wil
liams than the following neat compli
ment paid him bv the only daily Dem
ocratic pacr of Western Pennsylvania
the day following his nomination. It
Tho nomination of the Hon. Henry
W. Williams as a candidate for Judge
of the Supreme Court is a good one.
lie was the best man named before the
Republican Convention, and possesses
legal and moral qualifications litr the
rcsiMinsible position to which he has
been nominated. Both parties have
now presented their candidates. An
iniiiorlaiit ilntv has been faithfully dis-
i j . . .
charged by tho respective conventions.
The campaign may now jiie romiucteti
without 2t'riionala.i)rriiiiii,nui decided
upon the principles of the two great
parties. This is as it should be. 1 1 is
an auspicious signot the tunes, ami il
the County conventions are equally fbr-
rnnnln in the selection of legislative
candidates, there will be a stoi) lttlt to
the deplorable corruption at tnc seat oi
'. . .
government mulcr a new reign ol Hon
est men and conscientious legislators.
I'UUbunjh iW, June 2Sth, 18G7.
A suspicious clink was htitrd from
the garments of a suspicious female al
a recent pie-nic near Gotham, and on
investigation by a blushing Fenian, it
was found that she had been stealing
lager beer glasses. She had strung
them around her garters.
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
ThE Gambler's Argument. It
is well known that a society has been
formed in New York for the "Sup
pression of Gambling." A counter
movement has been commenced by the
gamblers. On Saturday night the
latter held a meeting, at which John
C. lleenan was elected temporary chair
man. One of the speakers used the
following argument; "Tho business
of pimbling is a legitimate one. A
player pays his money and takes his
choice, ns he does in the gold rooms;
nnd so does the most respectable mer
chant of the citv who buys Erie nt 09,
expecting to sell nt 100. And they nre
both gamblers. One watches tho turn
of a card; the other waits for a rise in
stock. He who gains in the latter
case is no less a gambler than tho man
who deals faro tor a livelihood." This
is hard on Wall street.
Faxxie Ferx. Fannie Fern
thinks it ought to lie considered a dis
grace to be sick, confidentially adding:
"lam fifty-five, nnd I feel half the
time ns if I was born in Maine, where
the timber nnd the human nice last;
but I don't eat pastry, nor candy nor
ice cream. 1 don't drink tea bah ! I
walk, not ride. I own stout boofs
pretly ones too. I have a water
proof clonk, and no diamonds, 1 like
a nice bit of beefsteak and a glass of
ale, and any body else who wants it
may eat pap. I go to bed at 10 and
get up at (i. I dash out in the rain,
because it (eels good on my face. 1
don't care for my clothes, but I will
bo well ; and idler 1 nm buried, 1
warn you, don't let any fresh air or
sunlight down on my eollin, if you
don't want me to get up."
Historical. We sec by nn ex
change that the first grist mill built iu
thisctttalc was thai now called Robert's,
one inilo northeast of Gonnautown.
It was erected in 1683, by Richard
Townsend, a Friend, who brought the
chief materials from England. Some
years allerwatds, iu his printed address
to Friends, ho slates that. his was the
only mill for grain in ull the parts,
anil was of great use to (he inhabi
tants. They brought their grists on
men's backs save one man, who had a
fame bull who performed the labor.
Five Cents a dav spent for segars,
tobacco or lager, mate eighteen dollars
and twenty-five cents a year enough
to pay for a share, in I ho Mercantile
Library, and lbr the Atlantic Monthly
and Harper's Magazine in the bar
gain. How many smokers, chewors
and lager drinkers think of this?
Not one in a thousand. Not one in a
thousand spends less than three times
live cents daily, arid not one in a
thousand owns a share iu a library, or
is a subscriber (o a good magazine.
No wonder (he school master is so
(ii-riTixa Married. A loafer,
who had been noisy, was up before
the Mayor's coul. llis honor told him
to pay over five dollars fi tr his fine.
"C-c-e-oan't do it," muttered 'he;
a-in't got the p-p-tewter."
"Are you a married man ?" inquir
ed the Mayor.
"N-n-n-not exactly so f-f-far gone
"Well, I will have to send you to
"T-t-t-tain't nuthin to g-g-go
there," said Aliek; "b-b-but when you
t-t-talked about m-m-ninrringc, old
fellow, you f-f-frhhtencd me."
Falsehood is on all accounts inex
cusable, and can never proceed but
front some bad principle, or a total
contempt of virtue and honor. The
difficulties it runs one into are not to
bo numbered. One lie requires ten
others to support it, and the failure of
probability in one ol them rums all.
In iiiet it is a very dillioult thing to
tell a straight lie.
The serious charge brought by the
Democratic press against Judge Y ll
liams that he is not a native of the
Slate, suggests the case of the eloquent
S. S. Prentiss, ol Mississippi. Iu Ins
warm contest for Congress in that
State, his opponent stated that the
people of Mississippi were under ob
ligations to yotu tor him because he
was a native of Mississippi, while
Prentiss was not. In reply to this,
Prentiss said the fiiet stated by his op
ponent placet I them umler greater ob
ligations to him than to his opponent,
for, said he, "after arriving at maturity
I voluntarily came to this State, while
my opjKment came under circumstances
over which he had no control."
"Why don't you wheel that barrow
of coals, Ned?" said a learned miner
to one of his sons. "It is not a very
Ijard job; there is an inclined plana to
relieve you." "Ah," replied Ned, who
hail more relish for wit than work,
"the jtlano may be inclined, but hang
me it ! am."
Frantic. A young man recently
wrote to his sweetheart, saying. "There
is not a globule of blood in my heart
which tloes not bear your photograph."
He had it very bad, hadn t he?
The motto of the street railways in
St.!iuis last week is said to have bceu
"six center tyrannis." Tho car ron
duetors were called "Head Centers."
A rout ten per cent, of the Demo
cratic county treasurers in Indiana
have become defaulters within the last
three moullis. Tho last added to the
roll is the treasurer of Wells county.
Ternm ot Atlvertimiujr
ADVBItTiftBMEKTs lmertcl al SO rwr qnni
for Ilirns Insertlous. ami AO rem 'r itir
for each ilillllunul Insertion: Itvn lint's or Its
counted a Bcuinr;. All tmusleiituilvcrtlMme&U
to oe puiti lur in niivttnce.
IIi.'sinijw NuTirK ! timlrr th hratl of locfld
nnwt will be cliuigtnl Invariably 10 cent a Un
fur each lnsertiou.
A liberal deduction mnrte to person advertis
ing by the quarter, tiHlt-rvcar ur year. Special
notice charged one-hall mum than regular ad
Job 1'HiXTisoof evenrklnd In rtntnnntl Fan
cy colon; Hnnd-blllt, Itlanko, Cards rnmphlot,
4c., ol every variety una style, printed at In
shortest nottco. The IlKrt lii.it an oim n has
lust been refitted, and every thing In the Pilnt
Iiih line enn bo executed in tin) most arllillo
manner and at the lowest rates.
rOLIlK AL A.n Jf ISCELI.A.W.
Dr. Mary Walker is about to re
turn to the United States.
It is confidently stated that General
Lee has been to the circus.
"Archie Loveli." has been dr-i-matised
for the Versatile Lotta.
Ex-Governor Bramletto is coinc
to practicing law in Louisville.
Wm. B. Buistow, tho musician,
died Sunday morning in New York.
A 111, IVIIIg Ol J. Ol Mlgill Ullll 1 Olllil-
tow ski mat lea joint call on Kossini.
T.": en i i l il....:-
"Hoo'f.m" is tho euphonious nnmo
of a ten days' old city in Montana.
A roy sculptor in Columbus, Ohio,
cuts wonderful statues with his jack-
Millard Fillmore is living in
elegant ease nnd studying the classics
A letter from Mexico, dated July
30th, states that new raisins were then
m the market.
I)RD Palmerston was favored
with the only privato visit mado by
the Sultan in London.
The Indians never scalp negro sol
diers. Much cry and little wool is
Bitinnr's friend, Henry Vincent,
delivered a lecture on America after
he got baek to Liverpool.
Senator Troiui'LL, it is slated,
endorses f icn. Grant as a suitable can
didate for the Presidency.
The wife of Jesse Carter, nf Mobile,
Ala., was recently killed by her son,
who mistook her lor a robber.
Santa Anna thinks he can buy
himself oil". Not if the Mexicans esti
mate him at his own valuation.
"None of your unkind retlecfions,"
as the old maid said to the looking-
rr. ! el
i he original meaning oi cnigunn is
cabbage. Heads of cabbage oh, la
Benjamin G. Harris is mentioned
as tho Democratic candidate for tho
next governor of Maryland.
Wait for others to advance your
interests and you will wait until they
arc not worth advancing.
Ira Alduidoe, the famous negro
actor, died recently in Poland, while
on a professional tour.
Weak your learning, like your
watches, in a privato pocket, and don't
pull it out to show that you have one.
Some fifty unpublished letfers of
Voltaire nro said to have been discov
ered in Belgium by M. Philarelo
Foijt Lvox, on tho Arkansas river,
is about fo be rebuilt, nl n cost of $700,
000, and will be one of the finest forts
in the west.
Tin: Detroit Boiir.1 of Trade has
pa.ised a resolution that two hundred
pounds shall hcrcaftcrconstitufca bar
rel of flour.
A (; it eat public demonstration iu
behalf of Mr. Stanton is to be held in
Springfield, Illinois, ns soon as Gov.
Thirty thousand muskets, taken
from the Austrians during the German
war, arc to be converted into Prussian
The Prince of Wales and the Duko
of Cambridge arc to visit Ireland, to
be present at the coming national horse
show in Dublin.
A Judge of the Supreme Court of
Maine has decided that a marriage be
tween a negro and a white person was
illegal and void.
The entire population of Ireland is
estimated by tho llogistntr General at
5,58 1,025 in tho middle of tho year
A movement is on foot in St. Louis
against the bakers, with a view of in
ducing theiii to reduce the price of
A tape worm fifty-seven feet long
has !ccn taken out of the stomach of a
Rochester man. Tho man is reported
in good spirits and so is the worm.
Ax editor referring to patent mc
talie air-tight coflins, says : "No per
son having once tried one of these
coffins will ever use any other."
General Sherman nt St. Paul
recently, denied that ho was a Demo
crat. He said : "No, sir, I am not,
and never was. 1 am a soldier.
Paris has 250,000 women who
should be married but arc not, beside
fifty thousand licenced and unlisensed
nymphs da fume.
The Tuscarora Indians have a tract
near Niagara Falls; they are mostly
farmers. The tribe now numbers ouly
about four hundred.
A crop croaker says ho will have
to give up on the abundance of tho
hay and wheat crops, but will not
"acknowledge tho corn."
In the little town of Winn, Maine,
one hnndred thousand hides are annu
ally tanned into solo leather at ono tan
nery, said to bo the largest iu the
Five thousand and ninety dogs
have been drowned in New York this
year. The city pond should bo littlo
else than an infusion of back by this
time. - '