Clearfield Republican. (Clearfield, Pa.) 1851-1937, October 23, 1861, Image 1

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' fTli Mowing lines were linndeJ as by the
ttfeofs volunteer officer, ww in rervloeln front
..(,. mfniv on the Ptomo, who selected it
from numlier of papers found in a home deeer
ttibj lt robtl owner. It but suntimeut ef
,rtuliarwctness. v . ...
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par woman's lore and her enchanting smile, ,.
Sigh not
ftty some to cheer life's gloomy teens awhile ;
Yiteretliey fleeting is those heavenly dyes,
jilt look so beautiful iuEvening skir s.
for tlie 1oM glory of th bannero'd
SL'h not
I gorgeous glitter is forever lost
death's li" 'httiles that steal so darkly on,
liks hlek eclipse upon the mid-day suu. .
Fonrlghl' and conquest, aird tlio tyrants pnue,
Figli not
It eemes omnipotout as dutli the tide,
gwift, fierce, aye, terrftle but soen 'tis soon
Ibbing away, at though it bud not Icon.
lor the loved dead, and oro tbe memory,
Sigh not
7Vv never cast a lingering thought on thee ,
Awy. "?. through shadowy realms they go,
Forgetting nil things 'that were dear bolow.
For years gone by, aud all llio sweets they bro't,
Sijth nut
Ibe niorry builrt of diildhood't sunny sport,
Say, coald they not one passing joy impart
fj tgo, and Mckiiou, and the witborsd heart?
Fr years to omc and blist they may bestow,
Sigh not
Tu-dny thy giddy heart beats high, yet oh,
Perchance, it would upfiul thine eye ta see,
ffhut in tomorrow is roserved tor thep.
I There )n that l'raya for Me F
Wlien the Run is shining brightly,
When The moon, o'er land and sea,
l iens Wisrht iu silver glory,
ii thuro ono that prays for me?
When the earth Is restinu onlmly,
Iluueath the veil of night,
J. tlitte one tlwit prayt fur me
Ueueiilh her itar'i pure light t
TA'lien ioy In every feature gtvvs.
Voc oae hoart llic.u boat glatl T
Or when tin'W makos the teardrop corno,
It there ono tltut then It tad !
It thei ne nKing the ruany
Hhst every day J see
Who bows iefore my fntho'u throne,
Aud truly frays lor me? .
A there nne thnt loves rtio well enough
To pra.v I may bo given,
Wkun durk tfinluiion ulljers round,
Strmglii, to resist, irom Heaven 1
My Futber, U,-ss all 4hnt I love (
Dies, tuo, thus diet love 1110
f!ut oh ! thy bluffing seud
On all that truely pray for mp.
"travel within the lines'. "
'o riiwe been rcq'.iPsteJ to slat ttirtt in
wiisoquence of tlio abuses wliioh havo
crept into the system of issuing passes,
tli coniiiiiiinling general of this depart
tnetit has determined to be more rigid in
the jewing of permits, nnd has issued iiw
Uructiotis to IUb sen'ir.els to be morerw
licular in the examination of permits pre
entad by travulers. The general linn al
wleen compelled to refuse any passes to
those who wihh to erof s tho riv er on er
rsndi of curiosity or friendship. Idlers and
turioui lookers cn linve no business among
these camps and tb y aro iiol "ntiled.
Every visitor to Washington, especially i(
imall politician, consider himsulf cnli
tleJ to a special permit front Gen. Mc
Clellari, giving him the largest possible
liberty, nnd expocts an aid to ba detailed
to accompany him in hi travels. These
ppUcaiioti? are !t source of annoyance to
the general, and under no condition will
they be complied with.
fbc general La also compolloil to deny
PWot to those who camo from home for
the purpose of visiting friends or relations
'scamp. This may be disagreeable, but
Ml it is a very r.eccssay duty. The
umber of men in Virginia is so great that
j attempt to gratify the wishes of those
ho would wish to see them on an errand
Nve or friendship, would Jeid to an ut-
demoralisation of tho camps, and give
Cntinual opportunities for tho visits of
tyiesand traitors, As the rulotiow stands,
oone will be permitted to cross the riv-
but the regular correspondents of loy-
newspapers, civilians having urgent j that Its light may bo reflected on all ob
business with tho army, and messengers jeets that surround it, circling the brow
oa the military ot executivo depart-' 'with smiles, bright and beautiful, wreath
aenU. Suttlers, quartet ma'torn, wagon . ing the form with beauty. .
"wters, mail messengers, and other' pfrt What would we be w ithout ' Hope! A
""connooted with a regimont or brigado, j dro irj; waste, like a ship wijdiout an an
'H be allowed to travel on a permit from chor.drifting before tLo wind.
liberal commanding a briagde or divia-
V'WhiU tha Democracy rally around
to flag but that of the Union, they will
ter ceo to fight for freedom of peecb, I
intom of religion, freedotii, of the) press,
frdoru of tho person 'under the proteo
Mi,oI he Lalns c.orpqs, and trial by ju-.
itiipurrtarV Icdtt.-irTB,fc 'JR,.'''
Camp Grossman, Oct. 14, 1801.
Metm, Mditom Perhaps aorue of our
Clearfield friends would like to harome
thing about Camp Crosstnah, near Hun
tingdon, and How the Clearfiold boys are
enjoying themselves by thi time. Camp
Grossman is situated about three miles
from the town of Huntingdon, and is a
very beautiful locution, and in the midst
of a rich nnd well cultivated part of the
country," It i a .bout two miles from the
Warm Springs, which is great place of
8iimaicr rosort and amusement, as well as
CumpCrossman, which is visited by
number ladies and gentlemen not only
from this place but elsewhere and their
presence always cheers the soldier and
makes his countenance much brighter,
(especially when the ladies inaks their
appearance.) We nrrived here about 12
o'clock, being exposed from ubnutfiwiin
morning to a drenching raiti, but after wo
ai rived wo were escorted to the court
house by Col. Murray, where we found the
same well heatod by his order. After
changing our wet garments for more com
fortable ones, wo wore taken to thu hotel
and there partook of (lie refreshments
which we wore all in rruch need of. We
quartered jti the court liouso uulil Wed
nesday, when we got orders to march to
Camp, and as the atari and stripes wafted
in the breeo ou could hear the loud ac
clamation, "lojig may it ave succass to
the brave Clearfield boys." When we ar
rived at Camp OosBnian ive found some
nisio hundred of our neighbors of Clair,
Huntingdon, Clearfield asxl other adjoin
ing uounties, and from three to four hun
dren Philadelphians.
Our boys went at once into the country
cmp,. being part of Col. Murriy's regi
merit and a little suspicions of tho Fhila
delphiiuis, who had acquired the name of
the Ir.'hh Brigade, hut after all a pretty
decent set of fellows. If they did come from
the cilyf When we got to camp onr first
work, of course, was to prepare oiir quar
ters fur sleeping. Wo vre nt one fur.
niched by Col. Murray's orders, through
the Quartermaster of the Bi ig tue, I.
Mitchell, with touts and all necessary
clothing, blankets . pans, plates, camp
equipage, rii short, of all sui ts, nnd slept
the Hist night in the tented field as com
fortable as circumstances would permit.--On.
the day afuv, wo began to look around
and make some acquaintances with the
others of the lirjgadtj encamped ubuul us,
with whom we expect to spend our next
three years as companions and friends.
We found the regiment, or rather compa
nies for ihere vwis not one full regiment
tlroiijrji men enough to :nako the greati
er pari or two, composed in the main of
intelligent Cue young fellows, sons of far
mers of the vicinity j and the l'hiladcl.
phiu boys, in Kpite of having been called
I the Irish Brigade, as jovial, freo hearted
set of follows as we could expect to find.
From the date of our arrival there seemed
a new element at work. Discipline was
tightened up on all sides, and the) compa
nies and parts of regiments, lound that
soldiering was not all play, Col. Murray
had takm command of the post and at
once commenced reforms, no less for the
lenelil of the service and the people alout
the town than the soldiers themselves.
Order wns tit onoe restored --the pass
system was put in strict force ami a pa
trol detailed to town to see thai order
was observed, and evorybody in town
c imp and country has causo to rejoice ai
the selection maelo Ly Oen. James of Col.
Murr.iy for commander of the post.
Yours truly,
IIoi-E. - What a In ight organ is Hope!
As the gloom of disappointment appears
to crowd around us, Hope emits its rays
upon the mind, and enables it to avoid
the rocks of Despair ; it gathers Qver tlio
heart a cai-ir.g of steel to guard it ngninst
the corroding influence of lime, and the
soul, being guarded with its protective
power, gneJ forward In the path that
lights uji before it, ' What beautiful land
scapes does it paint i:: the distance! It's a
jewel placed iu the soul, out into prisms
Cdlb Feet. If you have eeld foot, 1m
moree them morning and evening in cold
water, rub them with a rough, towel, and
run about vouf foom till they warm
one month you will be entirely relieved.
All those red pepper and mustard appli
cllu""" uruiwvTOu-.v.
lieve yow to-day, -but leave you oolder to-1
morrow" ,'"' '' o; ' 'i J
A Frightful Scene.
The London papers contain accounts of
an exhibition at Cremotne, on Monday
evening the 12lh ultimo. A female Won -
dm liad been encacod to cross the Tli'ime , t,
, bb nimes ,tor 0f tne Fayette Countv Democrat on cht
on a tight rone from the carden It V. w i ' , , iJumc ougui
u, , J f. , ." ,8to bo hun nJ thereupon he recom-
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he height of the rope from the wator va
ried from fifty to one hundred feet. Im
mense crowds had collected to witness the
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feat, and the artiste when he made her
appearance was greeted with loud bursts
of applause. Two-thirds of tho distance
had been accomplished with apparent
ease und certainty, when the performer
stopped to rest on one of tho main sup
ports of the rope. She remained so long
that apprehensions of a contreU-mpts began
to spread. Nor were they groundless, for
attempts were inude by attendants on
shore and in boats to tighten the remain
ing six or seven hundred foyt of rope.
For a very great part of this formidable
way, no guy-ropes were to be wen. .There
were reports, or the ropes having been cut
in the course of tho preceding tight for
the sak-o of the weight by which tho main
cord was or should havo been made steady.
On the othei hand, it wis alleged that
those weights or guys had never been put
After sitting a wearisome length of time
on the narrow ledge on the summit of the
timber support, the performer essayed ti
advance. .She very soon found the task
too dangerous, and backed to her awk
ward resting p'.ace. Tho time from her
first arrival at this point to her finally
quitting it was full three quarters tf an
hour. Aain the female Biondin set forth,
and at this tirife made so much progress,
that when she hesitated for the second
tiniA iL liiiil iiunmnn twvtelir i... :i.t rl
her to recede. This she nevertheless at -
tempted to do under the greatest ditliculs
ties. Tho rope swayed like a garden
swing, d ies were raised for a line, and
when one was brought efforts were made
to throw itotei the cord on which the
poor creature endeavored to maintain Ler
The excitement became general ar.d
toon grew into alarm. For a while manv
pacified their fears with a half suspieicn
that the danger was only acted, but its
reality soon became upparent. Twilight
was deepening, and in a little time she
would be unable to tee the rope. Having
stood fol ten minutes or longer, undecided
whether to attempt a retreat or an ad
wince, the femalo Biondin sat down ou
the rope, and balanced hor pole acioss hor
knees. Renewed efforts were may to
throw cords over the main ropes, but with
out success. A t lenth an outcry was made
that she was going to fall. At that time
)lio relinquished her pole, which came
splashing down among the boats below.
In another she was clinging by her hands,
now to the ''tight" rope, now to a couple
of weights, and new to the cords by which
a part of tho rope was held in perfect
steadiness. The couragodisplnyed by her
at this timo was truly admirable. Des
cending by the grasp of a three quarter
inch cord, or mere whale-line, in fact, this
djiring imitator of the "Hero of Niagara"
renched in safety a boat that had been
rowed to her reFcue. On reaching the
boat she was loudly eheered, and received
quite an ovation on her retur.ii to the gar
dens, where she lamented with tears her
not having completed a task which she
felt perfectly competent to perform- Her
hands, it is stated, wero severely cut by
the line which had a Horded her the means
ol escape. -
The Oheatest Well Yit. The editor
of Hie Mercer lAspa'ch gives a descrip
tion of an extraordinary vein of oil tapped
the other day on the McKlhany farm, at a
depth of four hundred nnd sixty feel. He
says : A watch was held while it run into
a tank, holding, by ineuiuro, ouu hun
dred end eight barrels, nnd it tilled the
same in fifty foevmnutfi! At a fair esti
mate, taking this as a data, those who
were working and watching about it are
confidont that in the first twenty-four ,
hours, it Mowed two thousand four Lun.iwan" " llR n,luu' """" i
dred barrels of oil I And when. we loft' wul. the arrow in the air. ,
on Friday morning there appeared to bo.
butlittlo.diminnlion. What Is also re.
nfarkable Is the fact that this well is lo. !
mrKame,uine la.tlhaiifi.Swe l to-
rated not more thnn twenty rods from
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the I unk will, v.hich has been flowing!
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scrae four months, and has yielded an al-
mnaii'nnrwlil.ln n.mntii nf n,a ni-rnau
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lilt? I filler HftU nil I lie Oil lor ACOU-
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Iderable ditmco roundt but here U one1
still, more prolific within twenty rod,.
These oil wells nro ccrtaiiitv anions the
wonde.-s of the world. . " I
rtThe heart Is a book which weought
not"to tear in our hurry to get at ita con-
tents. ' ' r ' - . ' 1
not MEN.
Rich and Rare.
1 lie lollowins is too cood in f,B lt
1)C8e graV8 t I'7he di I! I 0,
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.?'1men,ls treatment be .dented in
Iho Democrat's case ; upon which the cul
prit remarks as follows:
" To be oa not to uk' II UNO. The Ob
i'wr rocomm(,n'l8 formina a Vimlance
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Commit If e to hang traitors-, and stigma
tizes us us being" traitor. "We enlor our
solemn protest against being treated in
this unchristian manner. "When we 'shuf
fle off this mortal coil,' we don't want a
coil of hemp around our neck. Its very
inconvenient, to say the least of it. 'But
to return to our subject.'
'We would not die in summor time.'
"No, no! Not when the flowers are
bliroming and bursting their tender petals
to tho sun, and tho sweet forest warblers
greet the dawning day with rustic song
and cheering ray, and when the fishes
bile so beautiful, and all nature looks so
gay, and when we have cast a neiv roller,
(by the way, don't the inside of our pa
pei look better this week than usuil?)
andjust ordered a lot of new type dik
now! and leave all theso-and never get
to wear any mo.e new clothes' bo hung
upon a tree,
'For little boys and girls to jeer at
And the noisy rabble in tho street to
sneer ifl"
"Nary tinib! Egypt is a great place for
Democrats, but they can't bo raised on
"The editor of tlio OL&crccr never liked
us; we have been !u his way to soin.o ex
tent ; and now he vnta to get revenge.
'That's what's the matter.' He wants to'
! ''" us k.llea soLe am get to publish the
j iu ni. uii ; you scamp : you cannibal 1
; you murderous plotter ! you earnierous
huss! You ought to be ashamed of your
self !" Eastern. Tho N. Y. Times
has an interesting letter fiom ono of the
pnssengers of the (ircat Eastern from
tvhich Wo gather tho following facts ;
First, the Great Eastern was sent to sea,
litterally "prepared for nothing."' .Sec
ond, the storm was not a furious one.and
it is cn record that the Fer-ia and anoth
er ocean steaurer which were exposed to
it reached this country without damage nr
delav. Third, the articles in the vessel
fiom anchors and oiNtanks to tables and
foot-stools, weie iWiplly unfastened.
Fourth, the Great Eastern rvllk-d fearfully,
even in a moderate sea having no lullasl,
and only two oi three hundred tons of
cargo. Fifth, the pa Idles were so wrak
that they were soon beaten to pieces.
Sixth, the baggag6 wt.s "smashed to bits,"
because it was laid dow n in one of the
compartments, without being secured and
stored, mid wns dashed firm fide to side
in a foot of water, until it was nil ground
up into fragments. Seventh : ever thing
in tuo aloons and dining-rooms were al
so reduced to a debrinot the character.
Eighth: the safety of tho vessel va ow
ing, under God, to .Mr. Towle, an Amer
ican engineer, and ono of tho passengers,
who contrived and fitted up a steeringap
paratus j but the captain nnd his head en
gineer endeavored to deprive Mr. Totvlo
of tho credit of his skill and readiness,
and the English portion of the passengers
sided with tlio captain! Lastly, "fifty-1
two cases oi iracture occurred, besides
several broken legs, arms, a collar-bone,
wrist, Ac.
It is scarcely probable, whoever else
may venture to sea in that gigantic fail
ure, the Great Eastern', that any rational
American will run tho rifk. To do so
would look like templing Providence.
ThoNew York papers publish appeals
to the charitable, soliciting clothing ami
other neeessi.i ies for the Confederate t ri-,
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oners Inken nl llntteras Inlet, and now
confined on Governor's Uhm.l.
ErLife is n fading tint and fleeting 1
form. ltislheblueonag.ape. theblush
rosp' Ul lonm 11,13 nf, tb
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rr'-Ba wise to-day, 'us madness to
fear." -is a sage ornclo. 'ils hve Ibr the
present, wise men for the future. Tho
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euts to Jive.
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Patriotic Coni ndri m. hy arc the
American ladies like our Forts? Heeausc
'bcirbreasl.norks support tho American'
lulantry -creningc. ,
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. James Shields lis declined,
tho ftppoiuimotu oi lingadicr uenerai, ne
rjirri In meruit. Iiiu f,lino i.pulth. i
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abused tor not being loyal ; has she not
furnished more i.W for tho soldior's than
any other Mate.
JRclistons glisccllainj.
Vavitv or Life. When I look upon th
tombs of the great, overy emotion of envy
dies within mo; when I read tho epitaphs
ofthe beautiful, every Inordinate desire
goes out ; wfion I meet tho grief of pa
rents on a tombstone, my heart molts
with compassion ; when I see Hi j tombs
of parents themselves, I consider the van,.
ity of grieving for those whom we must
quickly follow ; whon I see kings lying by
tlio sule r those who deposed them, "when
I see rival wits placed sido by side, or tho
holy men that dividod the world by their
contests, I reflect with sorrow and aston
ishment on tke little competitions, fac
tionsand debates of mankind j when I
road tho dates of tombs of some that diod
but yesterday, and some six hundred
years ago, I consider that great day when
wo shall all be cotetnporaries, and make
our appearance together.
t3TA life without the divine influence
upon the scul, is a life of ignorance and
imbecility. No man can cotno to himself
except by coming to God. There is many
and many a flower that never will blos
som in our climato beeauso it need moro
of tropical heat t.Uan our climate uffords.
tljs heat that brings it to itself. Thevo
is ninny a man that never knons what is
in him because bo has not tin heat ofthe
eternal tropic which is required to make
him grow, iu stem, blossom, and fruit ;
Leea use ho is w ithholding himself from
God ; because he is sitting in darkness,
bein;r an unbeliever ; and because in shut
ting himself out from God ho shuts him
out from him-e".f.
MSA nun that does not know how to
bo bad noei not know how to ba good.
Men say that when a bad man becomes
good, ho is apt to be a very good man. It
is so, but beirg bad has nothing to do
with it. An energetic man is as energet
ic in goodness as in evil. The niai. that
has bottom force, a power that penetrates
every part ojlils nature, when lie becomes
i;o id, takes tho royally of tlmt force into
his li iglijer nature though before it may
only haiebeen in his baser nature.
ttirBy sorrow and by joy ; by joyj
which tire bright colors : by prayer ; by
influences of tho sanctuary ; by your
pleasures; by your business ; by reverses;
by successes nr.d by failures; by wjint'
strenL'tnened vour confidence, and t.v
what broke it down : by the things that
you mourn over by all tbeseuodis wor
king in yon. And l on aro (o bo peileet,
not according to the thing that yon plan,
but according to the divino pattern.
BeaJpThink about yourself and what you
want, what yon like, what respect people
ought to pay to you, what people Ihink of
you, and then to you nothing will be pure.
... , . ,. ,uu iouu, you
will mako sin and misery for yourself out
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of everything which God sends you. you
will he as wretched as you choose on onMl.,
r in heaven either.
PTlulf growing on the highway of life
men are found blossoming into excellence
and purity and love and fidelities, how
much more would ihey abound in these
things if they were planled in the garden
ofthe Lord, where their root would run
out into divino truth, and whero their
head would be lifted up in tho conscious
rains and sulight of God's intluence?
Tj.Tho world, is full of wise maxims
drawn from experience to teach met' to
be strong bodily and iu secular allairs.
But when a man attempts to get above
the average of human culture, and devel
op himself as a spiritual nnd mornl crea
ture, living not b sen e. but ly faith,
then he finds the world penurious in its
psS" Do good for thiao own satisfaction
nnd euro not what follows, rnnan.nn
nvn li.!,'a i.-, n-i,t , i. i., p..
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'the truth, even gray hairs are to bo dis,
lUr Dulv is the Utile blue'skv over e,.
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clouds, nnd for slu-lai k happiness to rise
heaven wnid through and sing in
thing ia eroalion. Ho has been called the
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something ot everything in creation,
r-.Ood hears no moro than the heart
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ppeiiks ; and if the heart b dumb, Ileuv-
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i,ii.a : n i mv i:ir l in mm nmri av
-n nni eeria.niy ue ueai,
l,r.od never gives faith, but
l.rings llisr
Will be tried.
in iiiti inoi hum uiiv a nttiiiuiuii niiiiv
HP. Life's
contradictions are
SailveV frehi hot ds
uroduce coolness. i
fair thinks the most crowd-
y '"T
- ,lom iUTitM Mhmgton. . . - (
Fear i the shadow df hope.
$1 25 per Annum, if paid in Rdvanc
Moving for a new trial courting a sec
ond wife. .
Wanted a life-boat that will float on'a
"sea of troubles."
We pity the family that sits down to a
broil three times a day.
Poverty humbles pride. A man when
he is short, can hardly carry a high head.
It Is quite natural that when woman
reigns she ehould-torm and she always
Why should tho malo sex avoid letter
A ? Because it makes roon mean.
The government has contracted with an
establishment in Trentcn, N. J for the
manufacture of soventy thousand musket
Tlife New York Commercial states that
tho income of tte ShorifFof that city will
be $200,000 per year for some time to
It appears from tho returns made by
the oflicets appointed to take thelato cen
sus, that the population of Paris amounts
to 1,700,000 souls.
A musket can, by turning screws and
losening springs, be separated Into forty
seven parts.
A man occupies in the ranks a front of
20 inches ; a continuous line of 50,000
men therefore is nearly sixteen miles
The following bill was lately presented
to a fanner in Sussex: "To hanging two
barn-doors and myself seven hours, four
shillings and sLxpenoe."
An editor, recording the career of a
mad dog, says : "We aro grieved to say
tli at the rabid animal, before it could bo
killed, severely bit Dr. Hartt, and tevaral
other drj3.''
A recent visitor at Fori Lafayette was
invited to see the legislature of Maryland
nl dinner. They wero scaled in an apart
ment at a plain pine table. The food was
bread without butter, and coffee without
milk. Each man had a tin cup, but no
other tablo service- The lack of these el
egannies greatly annoys tho gentlemen ht
the Fort. (
The owner of tho ticket which has won
tho prize of 100,OU0f at tho Amies lottery
in Franco is n resident at Havre; but,
though ho took tho precaution to Wiito
dawll lho numhcr, he has mislaid the lick-
ot, without lho production of which ho
cannot, of course, receive the prize.
African s'aveis have discovered a now
way of reaching Cuba with their oargoes.
A few weeks since tix hundred negroes
wero landed on Anguila of tho
Bahamas, tho slave ship burned to eseapo
. . . . , . , r 1 . 1 a - f ...
uelect ion, anu tuo cargo lorwarueu 10 vu-
b .n lwo b B 8cLooncr.
. . . ,,
' rr,or 10 1,10 8leS OI
' u"'8n cu.n.uw oi ine vau,,lu
01 l"e '"me '
and Gen. Pr.ce exhumed the deposit and
returned it to tho bank. On counting
thelnoney, it was found $13,000 short,
and as there wa? no accounting for tho
leakage, it was set down to profit and
loss.' But the history of a part of the mis.
sing sum has been discovered in Chicago,
where one of Mulligan's brigade has ro
lurned flush with tho spoils of war. In
ono day he hd spent in frolicking,
P.iiuadier Gen. Pierce, lnte command-
i S ' el': 5 w wC
. ti n . t t XT . ! ieinit n a
a iTivaie soiuier hi .oi. i.;..".
iter's regiment; thus giving tbe strongest
evidence of his devotion to his country.
Can't Pass Over the River. Civilians
are not permitted to pass into Virginia,ex
cept in the most urgent cases. No parent
or lelative of soldiers in tho army should
virv b I o Washin d on wi lb t ho expectat ion
' r ilnl- ml on
i ofcrossing over to wt their menus, as
no passes to visit relatives or to gtatily
' ,e now rantc1' .arrango-
! went, though stringent, is absolutely no-
' cessmy, and is approved.)' every lntelli-
gent uiun in the community.
Win Fever.-Men cannot think or
write, or at tend to their ordinary busi
ness. They stroll un nnd down-the streets
they saur.ler out upon the public places.
We confessed to an illuntrious author that
we laid down tho volume of his work
which wo were reading when the war
broke out. U -van as interesting a? a ro-
niunce, but tho romance of the past grew
ala kefore the red lieht of the terrible
, present. Meeting the same author not
' lona afterward, heconfessed that ho had
laid down his pen .t the same time that
we had closed his book. Ho could not
"ite .bout the sixteentl ' century an,
,be nineteenth va In the very agony and
bloody sweat of its great sacrifice.