The Altoona tribune. (Altoona, Pa.) 1856-19??, June 02, 1863, Image 1

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VOL. 8.
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JB. HILEMAN has just received a
. Urg4 and well aelccteu stock of Goods, conefcting
rtf Cloth*. Plain &od Fancy Cassaueres, SatitieUa, Ken*
tacky Jean*. Tweed*, Beaverteens. Blue Drilling, and all
rttb«r kind* of oo °d* r#,r
together with a grand and magnificent a**ortment of
Back and fkuepSUa, ChalUts, Beregtt, Brilliant!.
" ioww, DtUnntt, Otinla, Dtßeget, Orapet, Prints,
Crape and SteUaShamU, MmtWat, Umkrdena and
Hotierg, Bunnell and JNUmu, Oallart, Hand
-trehiefi, Kid Otaxxi. Hooped Skirte,Start
ing, hate Miiu, dc- dc.
ickiafi, Choekn, Bleached ud Unbleached Hnsllaa,
Cotton and Linen Table Diaper. Craeh, Nankeen, 4c.
HARDWARE. qdkbnsware,
,-Y stock of Groceries is nioro extensive than ever, and
»o3W»tso* Hio and JaTH Coffee, Crushed, Loaf and N O.
.'ctft*re ; Green. V. 11. bu« Black Teas; Molehsee, Soapsl
Sait. Flab. Ac.
rhaokfn! to the public fo- the verj liberal patronage
\eretofore received, he-hopes b£ strict attention to bnsi*
--i. and an endeavor to please, to merit a continuance oil
.us. same.
43-Call and examine bis Stock, and you will be con?
f&td th t be bas the best assortment and cheapest Goods
>, do- market. ;
l A * Country Produce* of all kind* 4 taken in exchange foe
■}< ->}*( ar market prices.
A.U'»iaa. April *2B, 1863.
Hat & Cap Store.
1 “ EXCELSIOR" HAT ami CAP Store,
•fould inform bis customer*, and the Public generally.
:iiut he hgsjust returned from the city with the largest
>rd most varied stock of goods in bis line ever brought to
lit-iolia. al. of which be liw; now on exhibitioimad wile at
iris new stortMoom on Virginia street, next die;- to Jug
.;*rd?s Store. His stock embraces all the latest etvlee of
i is Stock of Huts and Cap.® are of tho vt-ry Ust selection,
v -.v'.y style, color and shape, for both old and young. 1
A :i !.- :u*Uh is that the people call mui examine his stock,
-Ui. hi feels confident that h- '‘.a*. .-'.ini tliein awav re*
•nciup. If not in the purchase e»f such an article as thev
■U.Qtfd. at the remembrance of having looked upon the
*ml»omCßi stock of Hate. Cup-. Plats.. Ac.. <’v- r oxhi’-ited
Uris town.
: litre al-io on hand an entirely uew'si.i';!^:
Ladies’ anti Childrens’ Hats and Flails,
-'nch I am confident cannot; bo surpassed in the country.
of wliich I will nell at thv mc-xt- renanuablo prices. Ue-
Tifjiiher the Hal) of Fashion when you want anything in
lie line of head covering, and call on
May4,’63-tf JKSSK SMITH..
New Drug Store.
O* the citizens of Altoona and vicinity that they have
pesed a Drug uud Variety Store in
i'irginia Streep between Juliatmd Caroline Streets,
where may be had \
ad ail other articles usually sold in the Drug business.
-r* of the purest and nest quality, and our Chemicals
hear the marks- of the best manufacturer*.
Winters. Uhwiers, Builder* ant* others requiring to use
Window Glass* Putty* Paint Brushes, Sash Tools , <fc.. dx.,
wilt find our assortment to be of the
The purest Wines and Liquors fur Medicinal. Mechnni
•1 and Sacramental pur pose a always in store.
All orders correctly and promptly answered, and
’liydcians Prescriptions accurately compounded.
Altoona, May 12. 1863.
JiODFREY WOLF would respectfully
VJ Announce to the citizens of Altoona and vicinitv
ti»t hs has opened a
On Comer of Main and Caroline Streets,
There he will keep on hand a large stock of raady*made
Nothing consisting of DHE&4 COATS, PANTALOONS,
phia prices.
1 have a large and varied'stock of hats and caps .which
•• will be to the advantage of all to examine before pur
chasing elsewhere. Also, a fice stock of Gents* FurnDh
n!g goods, such as shirts, collars, neck*tie*, handkerchief*,
Glore% Hosiery, Ac.
Determined to sell, 1 have marked my goodH at the
**ry lowest figures, and feel confident that all will be
JKtisfied with the price qualitv of my stock-
Altoona, May 12., 180 T,.
From th.e Front!
f pflE Subscribers would respectfully
I ennonnee to the citizen, of Altoona and ricinity,
->et they hare jut returned from the Bust with their
Ibelr .took of HATS & CAPS hare been ie
toted with great cate* and with the view of suiting all
*ho may fkrur them With their patronage. Their line : of
and Shoes is complete*
*re of City make, and warranted. Their Balmoral Shoes
•w Ladies and Misses, are Just the thing for wet
either and saving health
. Thankful to the public for their very libera] patronage
Mivtof<>re, they hope to merit a continuance of the same.
Store on MAIN ST. next to Bowman's Exchange
•'otel. SMITH k MANN;
Altoona, May 12,. 1803,
V/fRS. C. BETTER respectfully an
trounces to the Ladies and Gentlemen of Altoona
vicinity that she has opened a
CONFECTIONERY and ice cream saloon,
J ' n Jr rtt Soilth't old Jitandf on Virginia streets oppotxU tht
*Ure she will keep ou hand ft choice jot of confectioneries
? uta - fruit, c .kee, eic., wnicb she Will tell utthe most
r **'ooahle price*.
?« r,n B l^e **ason she will also keep Ice Cream, of differ*
•ut tutors, which she will take p e serein semtic to ctuk
•ntrs Ht kU hoars of the day and owning.
• l T e .,®? aca^‘ant l I will give satisfaction
aiming, GLAZING and PAPEE
—Tn“ *oh»cril)fr di-«irea u inform the
v£Mu«"f Altoona and eicinity that he ia prepared tdttn
tlnt r™ 7 .,V n , ou " t ofwork Inhia,line,and hefeela confi
hia lone experience in the bnaineaa. that hr can
both at to pricet and tbeflniabhe
p' P 0" bl« work. Eatitnates made at any tithe.
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" too “ J - A - DAKa -
JS! B. MtCRUM, - - - - - H. a BERN,
Per annum, (payable invariably in advance,) $1 60
Ail papera discontinued at tb« expiration of the time
paid lor.
,1 insertion 2 do. S do.
Four linen or 1ea5...... 25 $ 37U $ 60
One Square, (8 Hnee)....60 76 1 00
Two •• (16 - ) 100 160 200
Three •• (24 “ J.. i.. 160 200 260
Over thraa wedtu and lean than throe months, 26 cents
per square ler each insertion. '
4 : S'mooths. 6 months. 1 year.
Six Hues or tew 1 60 $3OO $6OO
One square .. .. 2 60 4 00 T 00
Two •• 4 00 6 00 10 00
Three “ 5 00 8 00 12 00
Four 41 6 00 10 00 14 00
Half a eolomtf. ..ji. 10 00 14 00 £0 00
One c01umn,..., 14 00 ' 26 00 40 00
Administrator* and JSsecntora Notices 176
Merchants advertising bytbe year, three squares.
with liberty to change.......... 10 00
Professional or Business Cards, not exceeding 8 lines
with paper, per year, & 00
Communications of a politico character or individual
interest, will be charged according to the above rates.
Advertisements not marked witb the number of inser
tions deHired, will be continded till forbid and charged
according to,the above termsl :
Business notices five'cents perline for every insertion.
: Obituary noticen exceedingitenlmea, fifty cents a square.
[ln the course of a late patriotic lecture by T. Starr
King, he recited the following stanzas, written but not
before published. by T. B. Hart) of San Francisco,]
Hark 11 the tramp of thousands.
And ©farmed men the hum—
Lo! a nation’s hosts faaye gather'd
’Round the quick alarming drum
Saying, “ Come,.
Freemen, come,
Ere your heritage be wastedH” said the quick alarming
u Lettqe of my heart take counsel —
War is not of Life the stun;
Who shall etay and reap jthe harvest N
When the autumn days shall com* ?”
But the drum > i . •
Echoed,'“Como! r\
Death shall reap the braver ’harvestl" .said the solemn
tounding drum'. *IA
“ But, when won the battle,
What of piofit springsttcrefrom
What if conquest, subjugation
Even greater ills become?’’
But the drum. 1
Answered/** Came I
Y- n man do the sum Co proyw it J” said the Yankee an
swering drum. :
** What if, 'mid the cannons’ thornier.
Whistling shot an.i bursting bomb,
When my brothers fall around mo,
Should my heart grow cold and numb ?•’
, But the drum
Answered, •*Gomel
Better there in death united than in lifc a recreant!
Thus they answered—hoping, fearing—
Some in faith, and doubting some—
Till a trumpet voice* proclaiming,
3sfd, “ily chosen people, come I”
Th« n the drum,
Lo! wusdumb,
For the great heart of tho nation, throbbing, answered,
M Lord, we como!”
We commend the' following patriotic
and determined words pf the commandant
of the department of the Ohio, to the at
tention of all the people:
Headquarters Department of the Ohio,)
Cincinnati, o.,Mav 11, 1863. )
To the Honorable the , Circuit Court of the
United States within and for the South
ern District of Chios
Ihe undersigned, commanding the De
partment of the , Ohio, having received
notice irom the Clerk .of said Court that
an application for the} allowance of a writ
of habeas corpus will Ibe made this morn
ing before your Honors on behalf of Cle
ment L._yallandigharo, now a prisoner in
my custody, asks leave to submit to the
Court the following statement:
If I were to indulge in wholesale criti
cisms of the policy lof Government, it
would demoralize the army under my
command, and every friend of his country
would call me a traitor- If the officers or
soldiers were to indulge in such criticisms,
it would weaken the hrmy to the extent of
their influence; and if .this criticism was
universal in the army, it would cause it
to lie broken tp piecesj the Government to
be djyided, our homes to be invaded, and
anarchy to reign. - My duty to my Gov
ernment forbids me to indulge in such
criticisms; officers and soldiers are not
allowed to so indulge; and this course will
be sustained by all honest men.
Now. I will go further. We are in a
state of civil war. One of the States of
this department is at this moment invaded,
and three others have been threatened.
I command the department, and it is my
duly to my countiy and to this army to
keep it in the best pp&ible condition ; to
see that it is fed, clad, armed, and, as far
as possible, to see that it is encouraged.
If it is my duty and the duty of the troops
to avoid saying anything that would
weaken the army, by preventing a single
recruit from joining -the ranks; by bring
ing the laws of Congress into disrepute, or
by causing dissatisfaction in the ranks, it
is equally the duty of | every- citizen in the
department to avoid the same evil. If it
is my duty to prevent the propagation of
this evil jn the army, or in a portion of
my department, it is equally my duty in
all portions of if; and it is my duty to
use all the force in say power to stop it.
If 1 were to find a man, from the
enemy’s country, distributing in my camps
sjreeches of their public men, that tended
to demoralize the troops, or to de
stroy their confidence in the constituted
authorities of the Government, I would
have them tried, and hung if found guilty,
and ail the rules of modern warfare would
sustain me. Why should such speeches
from our own public men be allowed ?
The press, and public .men, in a great
emergency like the present, should avoid
the use of party epithets and bitter invec
tives, and discourage tbe organization of
secret political societies, which are always
undignified and disgraceful to a free peo
ple, but now they are absolutely wrong
and injurious ; they-create dissensions and
discord, which, just now, amount to
treason. The simple names ‘Patriot’ and
‘Traitor’ are comprehensive enough.
As I before said, we are in a slate of
civil war, and an emergencj- is upon us
which requires the operations of some
power that moves more quickly than the
There never was a war carried on suc
cessfully without the exercise of that
It is said that the speeches which arc
condemned have been made in the pres
ence of large bodies of citizens, who, if
they thought them wrong, would have
then and there condemned them. That is
no argument. These citizens do not
realize the effect upon ' the army of our
country, who are its defenders. They
have never been in the field, never faced
the enemies of their country; ncvei un
derwent the privations of our soldiers in
the field ; and. besides, they have been in
the habit of hearing their public men
speak, and as a general thing, of approv
ing _of what they say: therefore, the
greater responsibility rests upon the
public men and upon the public press, and
it behooves them to he careful as to what
they say. 1 hey must not use license and
plead they are exercising liberty. In this
Department it cannot be done. 1 shall
use all the power I have to break down
such license, and I am sure I will be sus
tained In this course bv all honest men.
At all events. I will have the conscious
ness, before God, of having done my duly
to my country; and when lam swerved
from the performance of that duty, by
any pressure, public or private, dr by any
prejudice, 1 will no longer be a man or a
I again assert that every power I pos
sess on earth, or that is given me from
above, will be used in defense of my Gov
ernment, on all occasions, at all times,
and in all places within this Department.
r i here is no party—no community—no-
State—no i'tate legislative body—no cor
poration, or body of men that have the
power to inaugurate a war policy that has
the validity of law and power, but the
constituted the Government
of the United States; and I am deter
mined to support their policy. If the
people do not approve that policy, they
can change the constitutional authorities
of that Government at the proper time
and Ly the proper method. Let them
freely discuss the policy in a proper tone ;
but my duty requires me to stop license,
and intemperate discussion, which tends to
weaken the authority of the Government
and army; while the latter is in the
presence of tiie enemy —it is cowardly so
to weaken it. This license could not be
used in our camps—the man would be
tom in pieces who would attempt it.
There is no fear of the people losing
their liberties; we all know that to be the
cry of demagogues, and none but the ig
norant will listen to it; all intelligent men
know that our people are too far advanced
in the scale of religion, 'civilization, edu
cation and freedom, to allow any power
on earth to interfere with their liberties ;
but this same advancement in these great
characteristics »f our people, teaches them
to make all the necessary sacrifices for
their country, when an emergency re
quires. Ihey will support the constituted
authorities of the Government, whether
they agree with them or not. Indeed, the
army itself is a part of the people, and is
so thoroughly educated in the love of civil
liberty, which is the best guarantee for
the permanence of our republican institu
tions, that it would itself be the first to
oppose any attempt to continue the exerr
cise of military authority after the estab
lishment of pence by the overthrow of the
rebellion. No man on earth can lead our
citizen.soldiery to the establishment of a
military despotism, and no man living
would have the folly to attempt it. To do
so would be to seal his own doom. On
this point there can be no ground for ap
prehension on the part of the people.
It is said that we can have peace if we
lay down our arms. All sensible men
know this to be untrue. Were it So,
ought we to be so cowardly as to lay them
down until the authority of the Govern
ment is acknowledged ?
I beg to call upon the fathers, mothers,
brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, relatives,
friends and neighbors of the soldiers in
the field to aid me in stopping this license
and intemperate discussion, which is dis
couraging our armies, .weakening the
hands of the Government and thereby
[independent in everything.]
strengenhing the eraemy. If we use our
hon st efforts, God will bless us with a
glorious peace and a united country.—
Men of every shade of opinion have the
same vital interest in the suppression of
this rebellion ; for, should we fail in the
task, the dread horrors of a ruined and
distracted nation will fall alike on all,
whether patriots or traitors.
'1 hese are substantially my reason* for
issuing “ General Order 38,” my reasons
for the determination to enforce it, and
also my reasons for the arrest of the Hon.
C L. Vallaudigham for a supposed viola
tion of that order, for which he has been
tried. The result of that trial is now in
my hands.
In enforcing this order, I can be un
nanimously sustained by the people, or 1
cun be opposed by factious, bad- men. In
the tormer event quietness will prevail ;
in the hitter event the responsibility and
retribution will attach to the men who
resist the authority, arid the neighbor
hoods that allow it. All of which is re
spectfully submitted.
Maj. Gen. Com. Dep’t of the Ohio.
A Goou Shot.— l never pass the old
toll-gate at Newcastle bridge, without
thinking of the story of George Schaffer,
who many years ago lived in Ports
mouth. I must tell it as a tribute to
his funny memory. Once he had been-in
Newcastle, gunning, and . was coming
home with his game-bag empty, and very
weary, when he stopped at the toll-house
for annulment's rest. Says he to the toll
taker, “ I here's a fine flock of ducks back
here in a pond ; what will you let’me fire
into them for ?” “Can’t doit," replied
tiie toll-man ; “ I don’t want to have my
docks killed." George put his gun into
the toll-house, and walked hack to take
another look at the ducks. While he was
gone, the toll-man, who-' was a wag. drew
the shot from the barrel, and then re
placed the gun. George returned and
renewed the question. “ Well/' said the
toll-man, “ though you are called a good
‘'hot, I don’t believe you could hurt them
much. Give me a dollar and you may
tire." The dollar was paid, and quite a
parly who had gathered round, went
back to witness George's discomfiture.—
He raised the gun, fired, and killed nine
of them. “The devil!” cried the toll
man. in consternalion, “ how did vou do
that? 1 took the charge out of your gun.”
“ } es," said George, “ I supposed you
would, I always go double-charged.”
The Constitution a uty of “ Green
backs.”—An important decision was made
in the Superior Court of Cincinnati a few
days since, on the question of the consti
tutionality of the act of Congress making
Treasury notes a legal tender. The case
was this : Richard B. Field was indebted
to one John Tounley, by way of note and
mortgage, on a balance due of twj thous
and dollars in legal tender notes, and de
manded his note and mortgage. Tounley
refused to give them up, or receive the
money, on the ground, as he claimed, that
the 1 reasury notes offered were riot money,
and were not a legal fender, and he de
irianded gold or silver. Thereupon Mr.
Field brought suit to compel the surrender
up of the note and mortgage, alleged a
tender of lawful money. The defendant
answered, denying that greenbacks were a
legal tender, and claiming that he was en
titled to be paid in gold or silver. The
question, therefore, was squarely presen
ted. After a full and exhaustive argu
ment, the court becided that the tender
was good, and the law making greenbacks
a legal tender constitutional—and ordered
the note and mortgage to be surrendei ed.
This is the first decision in Ohio upon
this important question: «
Butteh. —From an article in the Plow
man, wo learn that a loqg continued series
of experiments have proved that butter of
the best quality is obtained by churriing
the cream at a temperature of fifty-one de
grees. To obtain the greatest quantity of
butter, the cream should be churned at a
temperature of fifty-six degrees. The
temperature at which butter can be ob
tained in the greatest quantity and the
best quality is, of course, a medium be
tween the two foregoing estimates, viz:
fifty-three degrees.
It is found that milk; kept in zinc ves
sels will continue sweet four or five hours
longer than ifcjs'ill in vessels of any other
material, and mat the cream from the for
mer yields butter in proportion to that
from pewter vessels of sixteen to eleven in
favor of zinc, and has ’a more agreeable
flavor. The difference is attrihuted to the
electric property of zinc, which facilitates
the disengagement of the cream from the
curd and,serous matter.
JW A young lady who encouraged the
addresses of a lover whom she intended to
marry, provided she didn’t get a better
offer, complained of hi|m that be lacked
animation. But when 1 taking offence at
her cotmetry, he married her rival Anna
—she changed her tone and complained
that he was too Anna-mated.
I wa« conversing, not long since, with
a returned volunteer.
‘■l was in the hospital as nurse for n
a long time,” said he, ‘‘and’ assisted in
taking off limbs and dressing all sorts ol
wounds ; but the hardest thing-Uever did
was to take my thumb off a man’steg.”
“Ah!” said I, “how was. that?”
Then he told me:
“It was a young man who had a severe
wound in the thigh: The ball passed
completely through . and amputation wir
necessary. The limb was cot off closi
up to tbe body, the arteries taking up.
and he seemed to be doing well. • Subse
quently one of the small arteries sloughed
off. An incision was make and it waf
again taking up. “It is well it was
not the main artery,” said the surgeon :
“he might have bled to death before ii
could have iieen taken up.” But Charlej
got on finely, and was a favorite with it
“ 1 was passing through the ward one
night, about midnight, when suddenly, as
1 was passing Charley’s bed, he spoke tc
me. “ H my leg is bleeding again/'
1 threw back the bedclothes, and the blow)
spirted in the air. The main artery had
sloughed off.
“ Fortunately, I knew just what to do.
and in an instant I hud pressed my thumb
on the place and stopped the bleeding. It
was so close to the body that there was
barely room for my thumb, but I suc
ceeeed in keeping it there, and, arousing
one of the convalescents, sent him fur tin
surgeon, who came in on a rum “I am
so thankful, H /’said he, as he saw
me, “ that you were up, and knew what
to do. for he must have bled to death be
fore I could have got here.”
“But on examination of the case, he
looked exceedingly serious, and sent on I
for other surgeons. All came who wen
within reach, and a consultation "was held
over the poor fellow. One conclusion
was reached by all. There was no place
to work save the spot where my thumb
was placed ; they could not work under
my thumb, and, if I moved if, he would
bleed to death before the artery could be
taken up. There was no way to save hi.-
“ Poor Charley!,’ He was very calm
when they told him, and requested thai
his brother, who was in the hospital,
might be called up. He came and sat
down by the bedside, and for three hours
I stood, and by the pressure of my thumb
keptup the lit-- of Charley, while the broth
ers had their last conversation on earth.
It was a strange place for me to be in, to
feel that I held the life of a fellow-mortal
in my hands, as it were, and Stranger yet,
to feel that ah act of mine must cause that
life to depart. Loving the poor fellow at-
I did, it was a hard thought but there
was no alternative. "
“ The last words were spoken. Charley
had arranged all his business affairs, and
sent tender messages to absent ones, who
little dreamed bow near their loved one
stood to the grave, 'i he tears filled my
eyp more than once, as I listened to those
parting words. All were sad,, and he
turned to me. “ Now, II I guess
you had better lake off your thumb,”
Oh, Charley ! how can I?” said I.—
“But it must be, yon know,” he replied
cheerfully. UI thank you very much for
your kindness, and now, good-bye.”
“ lie turned away his head, I raised
my thumb, oribe more the life current
gushed forth, and in three minutes* poor
Charley was dead.”
Gifts Feom Germany. —One of the
steamers of the Hamburg and American
Steamship Company, lately arrived,
brought to this port over eighty large
packages of fine linen and lint, which had
been contributed by the firiends of: the
Union along the RHine, for the benefit of
our sick and wounded soldiers. Some of
the packages were of the size of hogs
heads, all were made up of the best
material. The linen was especially fine..
Every package bore this inscription:’
■“ Rhine, Bavaria. For the Wounded De
fenders of die United States.” These
packages were a free gift of the freedom
loving men and women of RhindiinJ, and
were brought over free by the Hamburg
and American line. In the light :of such
exhibitions aS this and othets that have
preceded it, there is no room at all’ for
doubt as to the existence among the peo
ple everywhere throughout Europe, of a
deep and profound sympathy with the
North in its grand struggle for liberty
and good government.
What B£comes of the Silver ?
It bus long been known that vast quanti
ties of silver have fur centuries been car
ried to India, and that there it disappeared
of the circulation of the world like
pebbles down a cavern- It is said that in
the last twenty-five years $550,000,000
have been sent thither, of which $450,-
030,000 have thus disappeared. No
probable reason has eveir been discovered
for this mystery, except the 'ancient
Asiatic custom of burying specie■ and
jewelry in the groupd-
Co!. Stokes, of the First Middle Ten
nessee Cavalry, is one of those men wtu>
nave suffered severely at the hands of the
•ebels in that State. One, result of this
is, that not only is, he a whole-hearted
leyoted patriot, but lie Is decidedly of tb.
jplnion that the rebels must be treated a
.•ebels, and suffer the consequences of thc-ir
. own wicked uprising against righteous
Government. The mencom posing his
egiment being well acquainted will
-very - road, by-patli, nook and corner
that part of Tennessee, they have' ren
lered efficient service while with this por
tion of the army of the Cumberland, iu
ferreting out rebel emissaries and keeping
the scouting parties of Morgan’s banditti
in close quarters. A few days ago an ex
pedition started from Carthage for a poim
aear to Murfreesboro, of which Stoke-
Cavalry formed a part. The Colonel hud
not had the pleasure of seeing his fnmilv
.or several months, and as th a y were ex
posed to rebel ihsults: and depredations, ii
was with considerable intetest h.-
started out on the expedition, seeing the
read to be traveled led past his own house
On coming up to his house be found some
-ix or eight rebel soldiers, who bad de
manded breakfast of Mrs. Stokes, about
to sit down at the table.
“Gentlemen,” said the Colonel verv
politely, “ I see by your dress that you
belong to the Confederate army.”
“ les, we do,” was the reply. “ And
who are you ?”
“ I am Colonel Stokes, and you are im
prisoners. Eat your breakfast, however,
and when ybu get done, my men will take
care of you.”
Ihe rebels looked as if they thought
they were about to pay pretty dearly for
their breakfast. If the saying that “ mis
eiy loves company” be 'true, then they
must have beep measureably comforted,
tor in a few noiinnlcs another squad oi
rebels came up, and, of course, were un
ceremoniously captured. Ihe boys wo
that the Colonel stepped across the room
and eipbraced his wife and children sn\ the
most fervent and orthodox style, which,
loubtless, caused not a few of’ the brave
boys to have some very vivid day dream
of loving wifes and happy children
in their own homes.
Home dry wag has sagely remarked that
‘ there is a great deal of human nature in
a manbut it would assuredly be very
difficult to tell whether the peaceful or
die wanilte in man’s nature were the
most vividly displayed in this dome, tic
tableau. One thing is ceitain, however,
that it is very seldom an officer can kiss
his wife and capture a score or two of
prisoners at the same time.
Life’s Happiest Peuiod.—Kingsley
gives Lis evidence on ihfe disputed point.
He thus declares: “ There is no pleasure
that 1 have experienced like a child's
midsummer holiday—the time, 1 mean,
when two or three of ys used to go away
up the brook, and take our dinner with
us, and come home at night tired,
dirty, happy, scratched beyond recogni
tion, vyrith a great nosegay,' three little
trout, and one shoe—the other having
been used for a boat, till it had gone down
with all hands put of soundings. How poor
our Darby days, our Greenwich dinners,
our evening parlies, where there are
plenty of nice girls, after that ? Depend
upon it, a man nev°r experiences Such
pleasure or grief after fourteen as he does
before, unless, in some cases, in his first
love-making, when the sensation is new
to him.
The Dog Before the Mirror.—Gott
hol had a little dog, which, when placed
before a mirror, became instantly enraged
and barked at bis own image. He re
marked on the occasion: “In general, a
mirror serves as an excitement to self
love, whereas it stimulates this dog to
angel - against itself. The, animal cannot
conceive that the figure it sees ik only its
reflection, but fancies that it is a strange
dog, and therefore will not suffer it to
approch its master. 'J his may remind us
of an infirmity of our depraved hearts.—
We often .complain of others, and take
offense, at the t ungs they do against ns,
without reflecting that, for the niost pan,
the blame lies with ourselves.) Men
have ill to us, bettiuse we behave ill to
them. Our children are forwarded because
they have inherited and learned forward
ness from yp. We are angry with them
yet they are image.”
'l hree Chicago ladies were visiting
together, and each had her baby, a-six
months’ old girl, with light hair’and bine
eyes. The Httle ones were laid down to
sleep on a bed, while the mothers took
tea ; and some mischievous young fellow,
■Who boarded in tjie house, changed all the
inh ns’ clothing. The mistaken identity
was not discovered nntrl not morning, and
the anxious matrons suffered much con
sternation and several journits in spirting
out their children. "
•flk- Precocious young man, Mewed with
the time "of Isaac, toys that “if he is
drafted, Abraham will be ofiering uplsaac
aa a sacrifice.’’
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NO. 18.