Bloomsburg democrat. (Bloomsburg, Pa.) 1867-1869, February 27, 1867, Image 1

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President Wlll6llll Elwell.
In Derr,
Associate Judges— { Peter K. Ilerbein.
Proth'y and Cl'k of Courts—Jesse Coleman.
Register And Rix:order—John ;, Freese,
( Allen Mann,
Commissioners—, < John F. Fowler,
I Montgomery Cole.
Sheriff—Samuel Snyder.
Treasurer—John J. Stiles.
( Daniel Snyder,
Auditors— L 13 Rupert,
• (John P Haunon.
Commirwioner's Krialisutn.
cmumissioner's Attorney—E. IL Little.
Plereantile Appraiser—Copt. (ieo. W. Utt.
rounty Surveyor—lsom A. Dewitt.
District Attorney—:llilton M. Traugh.
Coroner--Williem J. Ikeler.
County Superintendent--Chas. G. Barkley,
Assessor Internal Revenue-1(, F. Clerk.
John Thomai,
AlalstantAmeBB°T j S. B. I>iemer,
c , J. 11. Ikeler,
J. S. Woods.
Collector—Betdamin I.,llartumn.
Id /MAE.) 111.0014dUER i, PA.
Tire undersigned hos Ost o , ted up, and opened,
big new
PrIVVE ANI) TIN 61111P 9
in this Own, where he is prepared In make lip new
Tip W A RI: at 01 Ittro I
lila lute , and do repay
114 with neatness cad disp dAi, upon the most ren•
snnable tangs, Heaton Itecpo •)11 hand stTOVEI of
various patterns and styles, which ha will tall upon
terms to suit ourchaat rs.
Give hlio• wll. Iln it a gent mechanic, and de
*lrving of ble 'obit': patronage.
JAcQs maw..
oncalbari. Rept. O.
A Yew Halt roting, Ithnving. snit Flying 1141 a• i.
ha• hero opettrol in Inc rear of Ilunebergeet Wino.
rn m or e. hinomourg, where ell Missile of work is
the harlwring Him will be neatly and promptly at.
tended to Kfillig nil the name rt.le of ttr, atrect with
ail the Hotel., there f• no used of mmHg the atruct.
through the ta id. to get to the chop.
Hair sort manufactured in order. Ladle. 'rubies
their heir dreaseil In Water fel.. nr idhereyiag, will.
or without crimp, will be attended to by a lade, in
separate apartments.
1:"Y Re ntemhrr the ware unit Stre , l, rear o r
ii..ll•ber g er's 'I (Mitten &use
hue. ve1,115611.
ESPY 11011'EL,
Dopy, Cu Nimbi:v. Co. Po.
The tindirr.ogt,l hnsitte tt•cnsne sole proprietor
.his well known end conveniently stand s
respectfully Worm/ ht. rrinnd•. and Um publfr in
gennral• that be bad put his hot., int complete order
fur the arroinutodation 14 boarders, end for it, recep•
tints and 0.1..111111/Wla of who most feel
disposed to favor it with their cii.totn. !Sro expellee
halt been spared in preparing this Hotel for (bonnier
Womenl of guest., tine nothing ',hull 'm . 1.110114.811
p , ri. to minister In their personal comfort. The
location. me wells■ the budding. is • good oes. mod
sU togethet Is amply arranged to please the photie.
lea.lEL Mush v.
Copy. April IL IrA3L—if.
The undersigned is about tilting up a
alb 111111 N nralowe Mtl.l bt..tool V% 11l offtr to
Nevis Scotia While Mister,
prepared reedy fur now In queht hie. to .opt minium
ff 4 to ally tune (rum the Net of March next
4. kt.
04140111117 Willem the public that tie // now pre
pared to asawah lure all kind. of
of the 1,0 117:.17 Pissiih , P r i e rs ;
at abort miller. and in the very heat and latest stele,
Mr. Girton. (aa is 11.1,11•Inrou to in Itl.mntrhure,l bit
kid many ' , moll of 0W..440 rspero nee with a rep•
Marren fur good work. Integrity and Isontreable deal.
tag unsurpassed.
rt Place rf barium on Moo* Mast Cornet of
Main and Iron Puget*. over J. K. ajthige. north
Bloomsburg. pc'. 10, 114401.-8 a
GI O. W. MAKER, Proprietor.
Tim above well.hnown Wel hole recently under.
'nue radical changes ill it. illt , flllll arritnirement•,
and its proprietor announces to his infuser eu.toin
and the travelling public t h at ill, accornoindniloos
for the echelon of bile guest• tire second to none in
the country. Hid table will always be found sop
ant only with substantial food. but with al
the delicacies of the sea-on. Hi. insole Red Hamm
(except that popular 'weenie, known as 'llellelgry.')
parebased direct from the importing louse*, are nit
lusty pore, and free frith all poisonous drugs lie
if iimusr o i fora liberal poirtoinge in the past, and
w ill continue to desuree it In the future.
uSuttae. W. iIIAUGIER
Juno In.
TI! Onderentevd would rune respertfolly Rae
1.101180. to the one lin generally. that he is prepareal
a n elm uto all kind. of MACIIINERV, at JOSEPH
BHA lIPL.K.SS' VOLISIOR Y. in IPoionshort, where he
41,11 always be fonnd ready to do all kind. of reparr
tag. 'stein ling Threshing kl. bine', and in abort, all
brads al Farming Utensils. ALSO, TLIBNINit ANU
done on abort notice, in a Bond isorkinaulike wan
Ker, span the most remaonahie tern's.
Hop lay iiire.rWlier in thin b , lllllO/11.1111 foreman In
the shop of (Aerie 11. beaus of this Wee.% for ov er
nine years, warrant, him in sayleg that he ran give
entire satisfactiou to all wtio may favor bins with
them work.
Bloomsburg, Nov. RI, IPtA.
t Iva Engineers and Patent Solicitors.
\0.413 WA IA T dIREET,, ra.L.AaaLruaa.
PATERTfi solicited—Consultations on Engineering
Drauatiting and Sketchei,hloduie and htuehinery
eir•ll kindr Mass and stilfUlly attended to. !Special
attention given to MILIBUTIIO CABbd and INTEIt•
Atihootic Copies of all Documents
from Pateut Unice procured.
pourio.l•es tosslass troth!' and tray
"Ind ti pensen a. theta is no actuai used for tICTS011•
ad Interview with us. All business with thee° lei.
ass etas be transacted in writing. Yoe further
ioatinodireat as shore, with swop vaclused fur Cir.
orbit with relitonces.
April Id, Plede-17.--J W.
MINT: suturcrlher having purchased the ~F inon
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leaden( the Doom., hie itegoolot, and the pub.
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tYe soronnoudationa and comforts of a Douai,
d humbly solicits thair patronage.
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rr OVVICERIo ddive's Muck. Cor. of Mlle and
huh Str.ets.
Mirth awoke ! The day is dying,
Mail with joy the marry hours.
While the frolic colors flying,
Dash the snow iu pearly showers.
Light the laugh, the pleasure nameless
Wrupt in robes from distant plains,
When: the bimm, hugu and tanielts, , ,
Roves the lord of vast domains.
High above us swims the crexcent,
Sharp the air and dear the skies,
Akeling vapors, iridescent,
Yrwu the siena and Invoke arise.
On the foaming leader dashes,
Swill the sleighers seem to fly,
While the Aurora tlatues and flashes,
Firing all the Northern sky.
Through the snow crests in the billows,
Over the bare and breezyswells,
Fleet is every steed that tbllows,
Jingle jangling all the bulk
Over ice rifts sharply twangling,
Past the frowning, fissured height,
Where the pointed pislituts hanging,
Silver shimmer in the light.
rnfierneath the forest &Mies,
Hoary with the touch of tim e .
Where the oaks and betiding larehee,
jeweml blase with moold t rime.
In the dim and far reeeFses,
}kho dwells, the banished maid,
Welting still, she still trangressm
Flitting through the winding glade.
From beneath the ers , king bridges,
Sec the struggling waters flow ;
Sparkling round the frosted ridges.
Ribbon streaming through the snow
See! the wood fire, redly gleaming,
On the cheerful window plays,
Lighting roomy halls and beaming,
Prom the inn of other days.
Here, with song, and dance, and chorus,
Swiftly by the moments run ;
'Till the morning ruddier o'er us,
Tinted by the rising sun.
Pleasures past. Alas, how fleeting,
AU our joys and comfbrts are ;
Time is like a wave retreating,
Bearing all thingi bright and
Scarce we raise the brimming measure,
Scarce the sparkling nectar sip,
Ere the counter verve of plea , ure,
Bears it rudely from the lip.
EDITORIAL Ltvr..—But few readers ever
think of the labors and care devolving upon
an editor. Captain Marryatt most truly
says I know how a periodical will wear
dowmone's existanee. In itself it appears
nothing ; the labor is not manifest ; nor is
it in labor, it is the continual attention it
requires. Your life becomes, us it were, the
publication. One day's paper is no sooner
corrected awl printed than on conies anoth
er. It is tho stone Sisyphus, and endless
repetition of toil and constant weight upon
the intellect awl spirits, and demanding all
the exertions of your faculties, at the same
time you are compelled to the severest
drudgery. To write for a paper is very
well, but to edit one is to condemn yourself
to slavery.
glir The latest fashion of bonnets is said
to be a tow atring with a glass bead upon the
top of the head. In extremely cold weath
er it is allowable to attach two postage
stamps to protect the ears. Our devil sug
gests that a small buckwheat cake would be
better than a glass bead, na the fashions
change so often that it would still be warm
enough to cat when the next style comes
WUAT A WOMAN (!AN 11)0.—It is Statd
that at the sinking of the steamer Platte
Valley, on the Mississippi, near Vicksburg,
the night of January 17th, a woman, by her
own unaided exertions, saved the lives of
her five children and drunken husband.---
She waded through the water on the hur
ricane deck after th• steamer careened over,
and carried them, one after another, to the
wheel-house, where she placed them in a
position of safety.
Nil A black girl at Shelbyville, Indiana,
has commenced a suit against a white wan
for breach of prowl*, of marriage.—Ex.
Form him. That's right ! 11*doubtle
votes for the nigger and he ought, in rowdy
parlance, to "so the whole hog I"
IQ ' A moral debating society "out West"
it crwaged in a diwneeion on the following
question : "If * husband deserts his wife,
which is the most abandoned, the nun or
the woman ?"
Moonisborg, h
The incident about to be related is one
of many similar ones which occurred dur
ing the early settlement of America. Those
who sought a home in the savage wilds,
which then (levered the land, wedded them
selves to a life of peril and hardship. The
dangers which continually threatened them
called forth all the heroic qualities of their
nature, and their lives were marked by
many a lofty deed of daring. and devotion.
Such deeds should not sink into oblivion,
fur they belong to the history of our coun
try, and as such, should he recorded and
We would present a picture to the imag
ination of the reader. There is a broad
and beautiful stream, with its deep, still
waters, flowing on between banks aovercd
by luxuriant foliage ; and its bright surface
dotted here and there with fairy little isles,
where graceful shrubs and fragrant flowers
bud and blossom undisturbed in wild and
!onely loveliness. Bright-plumed birds, of
ninny varities, are winging their way over
the quiet water, and the surrounding scene
echoes with their tuneful minstrelsy. On
the borders of the river, at the edge of a
forest that stretches far away over hill and
dale, stands the rude but picturesque dwell
ing of a backwoodsman ; with the blue
smoke curling up from its lowly roof, and
its humble walls glancing out from the
green foliage that surrounds them. There
are Ernie indications of taste and refinement
near the woodinan's home, which gave a
cheerful appearance to that otherwise' wild
and lovely scene. A graceful vine curtains
the lowly window, and many bright flowers,
natives of a distant soil, shed their grateful
perfume around. Near the door hangs a
cage, containing a rare and beautiful bird,
whose song of gladness breaks Sweetly upon
the stillness of that solitary plum.
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On a low seat at the entrance of the
dwelling, is seen a young woman, caressing
an infaet. She has lost the blooming love•
liness of early youth—her cheek is pale,
and her brow wears that thoughtful expres
sion which is imprinted by the touch of
care ; yet she is still beautiful in form and
feature, and none way look upon her with
out admiration. As she bends over the
child in her arms, her eye fills with that
unutterable tendeniss and love wtich are
only seen in the eye of a mother and which
make the face of a beautiful woman almost
augeli:. Now and then she, turns from the
child, to send an anxious glance towards
the finest, as if she watched for the ap
proach of some one from that direction.—
She is momentarily expecting her husband.
lie left his home at nnmi ; the hour an
pointed fur his return had passed away ; the
shadows of the trees are lengthening in the
rays of the setting sun, and yet he comes
not. The fund wife begins to tremble for
his safety—a fearful foreboding of evil steals
over her mind, and the dark dread of some
approaching calamity haunts her imagina
She has reas o n to fear; for that po!tion
of countrt• was, at this time, the theatre of
many a tragic scene. Sonic dines the wood
man, in penetrating too far into the path
less recesses of the forest, lost his way, and
wandering fur days in the dreary wilderness.
suffering many miseries, and perishing at
last by the pangs of hunger. Sometimes
the wily red man, who yet !irked about
those lonely wilds, entrapped the white
hunter, and, from a spirit of revenge, or the
thirst for blood, sacrificed his victim.with
the most wanton and barbarous cruelty.
As the anxious wife thought of these
things, her fears and forebodings became
almost insupportable. Bushing the infant
to sleep, she carried it into the dwelling,
and deposited it in his cradle-bed. She
then hastened forth again, and wandered
along the path that led to the forest, anxi
ously looking forward the while for her hus
band. She walked onward for some time,
fondly hoping to see the object of her search,
but her hopes were vain, and sending one
more searching glance, around, and seeing
nothing but the gloomy shadows of the
trees, she turned with a heavy heart to re
trace her steps. As she was proceeding
homeward, a sudden fear for her child,
whom she had left alone, crossed her mind,
and caused her to hasten forward. Draw
ing nearer to the dwelling, this filar became
so intense, that it amounted almost to a
conviction of some terrible calamity. Fly
ing, rather than walking, she marched the
holm, and sprang to the" cradle—it was
empty, and the chi:d nowhere to be seen!—
With frantic eagerness she rushed to the
back door of the dwelling, which she had
left closed, and which she now found was
open. She was just in time to see a party
of Indians making rapidly to the woods.—
Her heart whispered the fearful assur
ance that they bore away her treasure. Here
was a trying situation for a timid and help-
Imo woman—her husband afar off—perhaps
in peril—her child—her first born, and only
one, torn away by the rude hand of a savage
—dread night approaching, and no earthly
arm to aid !
Without pausing fur reflection, the moth
er flew along the path which the Indians
had taken. Now and then she caught a
glimpse of their forms u they moved rap
idly through the trees, but as the twilight
deepened and surrounding objects became
more indistinct, even that slight comfort
was denied her, and she traced her gloomy
pathway withon i i knowing whether or not
it would bring her nearer the object of her
the increasing darkness, unconscious of the
uncertainty of her search, and the wildness
of her expedition. She had but one thought
--ono hope ; and that was to be near her
child—to save it, if it could be Raved, or
perish with it, if perish it must. Strong in
this determination, she pushed forward,
thoughtless of fatigue, and fearless of peril.
As the night advanced, the wind rose and
sighed among the trees with a mournful
and heart-chilling sound. The stars, that
had hitherto shed a feint light through the
branches, were now veiled in black clouds,
that seemed to presage a storm ; and ever
and anon the shrill eugsking of a night-bird,
or the prolonged howl of some beast of
prey, was borne to the ear of the unhappy
wanderer, waking fearful thoughts, and
warning her of her dangers by which she
was surrounded.
Those who have never roamed in a forest
at midnight, can scarcely realise how much
that is terrifying is connected with such a
journey. At one time, the howl of the
hungry waif will burst so suddenly and
clearly on the ear that we can scarcely per
suade ourselves the monster is not close at
our side—ut another, the falling of a decay
ed branch will protium such aloud and fear
ful sound, that we deem it the fatal plunge
which must doom US to destruction. Now
the wind will come with a fitful and moan
ing cadence, so like the human yoke, that
we for an instant, believe it the wail of an
agonized being—and again it will sweep
by with a rushing sound like a troop of en
raged monsters bent on a mission of death.
Sometime an unseen, low-drooping branch
will softly touch the shoulder, congealing
the warns current of life with the idea that
a spectral hand has suddenly arrested our
progress; and again a black and blasted
tree, with one or two sere bran es protud
ing front its side,will, tbr an Instant still
the pelsatiorSof the heart, as we behold in
it a frightful phantom, stretching fetch its
arms to grasp our shrinking forms.
All this, and morc,imust one feel and.
fear in a lonely midnight pilgrimage t rough ti ro
the forest . and all thil the mothet c tired
as she pursued her alLost hopeless ter
prize. She had trawled for, very far, for
the darkness of night, and the intricacies of
the wood, had warmly lessened the epee I
with which she commenced her walk, and
she had been many hours on the way.—
Weariness was beginning to overcome her—
hope was departing from her heart, and
despair chilling all her energies, when she
discovered afar off through the trees, a light.
It was but a feeble glimmer, yet oh ! how it
irradiated the path of the wanderer. The
instant she beheld it, hope sprang back to
her heart, and strength invigorated her
frame. That faint and far off ray seemed
the light of returning happiness, and she
watched it as eagerly as the mariner watch
es the star which guides him over ocean's
stormy waves. She now hastened onward
with redoubled energy, and though her
steps sometimes faltered, and her heart
sunk within her, as the light disappeared
behind souse intervening object, she still
kept her eye steadily in the direction of the
beacon, and soon gained a position where it
shone brightly before her, and she could
approach without loosing sight of it again.
As she drew near, she gazed upon the scene
which that light revealed, with mingled
feelings of astonishment, hope and fear.
There was a large fire built of the dried
branches of trees, and around it lay the
dusky forms of five or six Indians, reposing
upon the ground. Their appearance was
savage in the °shame; each with his paint
ed feathers lighted by the fitful glare of the
fire, and his tomahawk and scalping knife
gleaming at his side. Near them were im
plements of hunting, and around the fire
lay scattered bones and fragments of a re
cent rude repast. The whole scene was cal
culated to strike terror into the heart of the
delicate being who gazed upon it.
But she scarcely saw the rude savages or
their implements of death, for her whole
soul was absorbed in contemplating a por
tion of the scene which we have not yet de
scribed, and which riveted her attention
with a thrilling and magic power. Bound
to a tree, was the form of her husband ; and
at his feet on the cold ground, lay her child.
The father's face was pale, and stained with
blood ; the infisnt's face was covered by its
dress, and its form was motionless as if
chilled by the cold hand of det,th. ' How
felt the fond wife and mother when that
sight of horror met her eyes? Repressing
by a mighty effort the shriek of agony that
rose to her lips and conquering, by the
strength of a heroic soul, the almost irre
sistible desire she felt to rush forward, and
clasp those dear ones to her aching heart,
she stood gazing upon the scene with feel
ings which cannot be described. She saw
with a throb of sudden joy, that her hus
band lived, but her heart grew cold again as
she watched the motionless form of her
child. She longed to fly to its side, and as
oertain the truth, for the suspense art
preyed upon her spirits wore terrible, but
again her resolute mind restrained her, and
she began to deliberate upon the situation
of her husband, and devise means for re
leasing him.
The vivid light cast by the fire on all
things near it, enabled the wife to note the
scene distinctly. She saw, with a thank
fill heart, that the savages all slept, and
that she could reach the side of her hus
band without pining near enough to awake
them ; but she ea* that be was bound by
, g cords, which she could not hope; in
. .. ~. .., , state to tinfhstesa and she look
the Indiana wore at their aides. Looking
more intently, she saw that one of thew
had slipped from its place, and lay on the
ground by its owner, so near, that his hand
almost touched the hilt. A. pang of in
tense fear shot through her frame, when
she thought of approaching so close to the
terrific form of the savage, but another
look upon the pale face of the prisoner, re
assured her, and she determined to rescue
him, or perish in the attempt. She could
not approach the Indians without revealing
herself to the eyed of her husband, and she
feared, in that case, en exclamation of sur
prise would fbllow her appearance, and
rouse the foe from their slumber. After
pondering a moment upon the best mode of
proceeding, she determined to steal softly to
the back of the tree, place her bard upon
the lip of the captive, whisper a few wordig
of explanation, and implore him, not by
the slightest murmur, to frustrate her plans.
With a throbbing heart, she commenced
her perilous undertaking. Noble!welly she
made her way to the tree, and accomplished
her purpose. There was no time to delay,
yet ono instant the mother turned to look
upon her child, yearning to clasp it to her
bosom, but not daring to lift the cloth
which concealed its features, and assure
herself whether or not it lived. A little
while before, she would have given worlds
to be able to do this, but now she felt that
to behold it wrapped in the aluinber of death
would unnerve her arm, and render her unfit
for the further prosecution of her trying
task. With a firmness that would have
done honor to a stoic, she conquered the
promptings of natural love, and hastened
away. With a step as noiseless as the fall
ing dew, she glided towards the slumbering
savages; as she drew near, her frame trem
bled so violently, she coulikaremly support
herself; and when she put forth her hand
to take the knife, the beating of heart was
so audible, she feared it would awaki3.the
sleepers, am shq, , preotid hand coltul
epo tunitikitous throb
teiliblo. instautrilm s , thought
Om eyes cjr *
Indiaii opened, glared upon
herewith a fierce and malignant expression;
bat this was mere fancy fur he still slept,
and the next moment she was gliding away
with the knife firmly grasped in her hand.
With a few rapid strokes she liberated her
husband, and then bent down and uncover
ed the child.
To her unspeakaide joy, she found it in a
slumber as sweet and peaceful as though it
bad been hushed to rest upon its mother's
bosom. With a prayer of gratitude upon
her lips, she lifted it from its resting-place,
turned to her companion, and motioned the
way to their home. With rapid and noise
less steps they hurried away, speeding on
ward with the tremulous yet hopeful hearts.
Not a moment did the fund mother spare to
caress her infant—not a word did she utter
to greet her htudatintk The spell of a new
found uncertain happiness had settled upon
her spirit, and she feared to break its thrill
ing charm. For a time they traveled thus io
silence and darkness; moving as near as
they could judge, in the direction of their
home, and anxious to be farther, still farther
sway from their enemies. At length weari
ness compelled them to rest awhile, and, as
the dawning day began to shed a trembling
light abroad, they crept into a thicket and
sought repose.
The beams of the rising sun lighted the
wanderers on their homeward pathway ; and
when that sun was sinking to repose, its
parting rays fell calmly over the woodman's
humble home, revealing a scene of' bliss
such as seldom visit the abode of man. How
radiant with grcatfbl joy was the face of
the fond mother, as she clasped her recov
ered treasure closer to her bosom ; how flill
of admiring love was the eye of' the rescued
husband, as it rested upon its fair preserver;
and oh! bow warm and fervent was the
prayer, breathed in that hour of safety bear
ing up to Heaven the deep devotion of
thankful and happy hearts.
A Yankee In Italy.
The Rome correspondent of the Boston
Flct is responsible for the following:
On ray way to Rowe I stopped at Terni
for a coutle of days. This town is quaint,
old, and dirty. The houses are black and
the people squalid. The streets are as black
as mud gin make them, and not much wider
than die passages through a good-sized
Altogether,-thebrick-kiln. place gives one
the impression of a large number of houses
that have drifted into the same locality, per
haps as the result of a flood, and have stuck
there hard and fast. There is a hotel with
• stupendous and over-powering name on
the outside, and general misery and annoy
No one should ever stay in Terni any ltm
ger than is necessary to see its famous water
fall. ibis is about font miles from its center
and well repays a visit. Byron ~who by the
way, in his prompts towards Rome did up
in a poetical way every prominent and at
tractive object on the road, just as he awn
ed Scott of starting from Edinburgh to
Lont,liti with the idea of "doing" in verse
all the gentlemen's country seats he met
with,) Byron speaks of Terni with great ad
miration, and in fact rather overdoes that.
cataract. Bob still it is worth a day's deten
tion, even when one is at the gates of Rome
and is certainly very beautifhl.
On thy arrival I found one solitary stran
ger et the inn, and he wax a Yankee. Hi .
was 'traveling with a small most beg and a
copy of Harper's guide bock whieb least,
by the way, is abtrat Ia profitable for a Est
- • tourist es the • •• 'Wise et tie
bly's shorter catechism would be. lie spoke
not a word of any language but his own,
and oould not even order broad and butter,
except by signs. Ho had a happy faculty
for murdering the simplest expressions, and
could not call for a beefsteak, though this is
the same in every tongue in the world. His
first salutation to me was peculiar, and might
be called unique, "Much acquainted here in
the city, stranger?"
In spite of their oddity these words bore a
certain appearance of farniliarty that remind
ed me of home. I informed him that my
acquaintance in that elegant and refined me
tropolis was quite limited, and in fact, I
should not have stopped there at all except
to see the waterfall. "WA, I did see some
thing in the guide-book about a fall," was
the reply, "but I thought I wouldn't foot it
out there." I asked him why ho had re
mained so long then in such an uncomforta
ble and disagmoble place. "Wel, I iaw a
largo dot against it on the map, and thought
there might be suthin' worth lookin, at. '
It appeared that this unsophisticated coun
trytnair of mine, "this model of a man quite
fresh from nature's world, this true born
child of a free hemisphere, verdant as the
mountains of our country," (to 11.`40 the lan
guage of Mr. Pogrom,) had started front
Florence to Rome with the deliberate design
of stopping at every town that had a larger
circle than the rest against its name on the
map, and thus far had done so, and for no
other reason than that. He had spent some
time at Areuo and other good-sized towge,
where there was nothing but a big dot to'sere
and had seen it. It was quite entertaining
to watch his management with the waiter at
the inn.
Knowing perfectly well that the latter did
not understand a word he was saying, he
would nevertheless go to the head of the
stairs and call very loully t "Waiyr I I vent.
you to clean them boot of' 'Age just as
• 3,01 and brio them up to my
for I war to put '•&on right away."
e waiter would look up in a helpless sort
of way, and 1:10 Sam's representative
finally comprehended the state of the
case, would thrust out o is feet and
tap it three or four time his hand,
each time exclaiming, "Bouts, boots, boots!
do you understand? I want them boots."—
And so it went on to the intense aggravation
of all parties except myself, whom it greatly
I ('ummUl iea 14 .1
Voting Sant on Gossiplie.
Fee a Fun uv old Sam and old Mrs. Sam
my niuther.
()Lieu I wits a partnership consarn, cause
I had to call old Sam daddy, end old
Mrs. Sam mammy, and cause they both
claimed their darlin little Sammy, as they
used to call me, but I never liked that name
muteh, so I (tilled m .91.1 f ye za4 S ►.u.
Daddy and mammy kept up sayen I wits
bound to be a shiner, a brilluit, and a du
&len lite, to this dark and benited wurld uv
ourn, so I thout may be I wus.. Altho dad
dy never keerd bow much I talked tit other
peple about their rang doens, he never
would let me say a word to mammy about
hero; I guess it was cause daddy never
thout mammy dhn cony thing rung. But I
wus uv that bent of mind, that when I herd
coy peplos talken about every bodies biz
ness but their own, whether mammy wus
mixed in with um or not, I alters thout it
wusn't the bare dudle.
And so one time after mammy had been
talken to daddy about every bodies bizness
and after mammy had been talken about all
the boys that boed the gals, and about all
the boys that didn't boo the gals, and about
all the gals that had boos, and about all the
gals that dian't have boos, vd 1, (forget ten
about daddy's kin present) tis a pitty
every boddie wouldn't wind every bod.
dies own bixness, and let the boys go and
see the gals hod say noboddie to nothin
about ; cause firamtny, sed I, you told me
that daddy—.(that wus enuff fur daddy) he
jumped up and started at hissun and before
1 could make three winks he bront the fiat
try hi: hand in contact with the butt uv biz
sun's ear ; so I down on the floor and com
menced rollen over and over,—well I kount
ed till I got about three times over, after
when I got kinder diszie and that I'd leave
off counten, so you see I duln't know how
long i-kept up my :talon ; guess I kept on
rollen till I rolled into bed ; cause the first
thing I tnowed wus, I wus in bed and mum
my wus throwen cold water in my face—
when I opened my eyes and finished sayen,)
came to see you and I guess every boddie
else or ha: dun or expects to du the same
so it would be best to let urn.
So mammy from that day to this, would
never talk about none uv her nabors, or
nothin, but hens gooses and chickens, the
little dog, the dation baby—she sad it wun
a lump uv sugar, but I never thout so—and
bur young Sam, as she now mills me.
Wir A negro troy wile driving a mule in
Jamaica, when the animal suddenly stop
ped and refused to budge.. "Won't you go,
oh ?" said the boy. "Feel griuid, do you?
I s'pose you forget your (adder was a jack
A Western man, speaking of the
Pacific Railroad, wait is "one of the fun
niest mincidenoes in the world that almost
every alternate section of land on each side
of the road 6oloitgo to ems member of
sir Let than ass awfully Aron =sell
at Ars is the air?" asked Smith of Joass.
"Yak" replied Jot* "that's beams tits
From the Ika,ly Aim
Rill the North keep Its Prom
ises? A
The North was called to arms in 1860 by
the cry of protection to the Union. In all
the Northern States this was the watch
word. Politicians repeated •it ftom the
stump, preachers from their pulpits, lettur
era from the desk, and the soldiers sang
the praise of the Union as they turned their
faces to the South. The one charge against
the people, of the South was opposition to
the Union. Congress declared that the war
was waged solely to restore the Union, and
that when the rebels laid down their arms
it would be restored. The war is over. The
people in all the Southern States have mar
mitted to the national authorities. The
States have remodelled their governments
and from the Potomac, to the Rio Grande
the authority of the Federal government is
undisputed. In this state of national affairs
patriotic men in all parts of the country are
calling upon the dominant party to fulfill
the pledges wade at the beginning of the
war. The following appeal from the Rich
mond .Erequirer is full of point, and should
be pondered by all who really desire a speedy
restoration of our country to peace and son. ,
etitutional freedom
" We appeal to all men of honor at the
North, to respect the pledges and assurances
under which they waged the late war, and'
invited us to lay down our arms. We ap
peal to them to observe their oaths to sup
port the Constitution. We appeal to them
not to overthrow and revolutionize the gov
ernment which they profess to yeaetite.
We urge them not to alkillany insane hate
of the South, to unite them in emirates
justified only by the post scandalous false
hoods, measures *holly without (deists in
actual facts4ndel and arbitrary beyond
any . agamille in Asian ukase or Chinese
edict. Weimplo them to rescue the Con•
etitution from being made the sport and
expedient of porty, * to secure party ends
through abused constitutiondl forms.—
Where is liberty—what has became of re
pubticero virtue—when States are blotted
out for fear of their rates, Presidents Itn•
peached because an obstacle to a party, and
the judiciary dishonored and overthrown for
holding the scales of justice in even poise ?
We call upon the men of the North to save
themselves from the indelible disgrace and
the country from the irreparable injury of
the contemplated proceeding I
Let them look at it. Do they suppose
the South will be quieted and reconstructed
by the course proposed ? Could any amount
of force applied to Massachusetts; make her
people receive in quiet the disfranchisement
df all her " Republicans" and the rule of
her anti-war Democrats? The ease is more
than paralleled here, for the exceptions to
the prevailing public sentiment are nineh
fewer. And what is the character of most
of the so-celled "Union men" *holm sway
is to restore the South to the repose of the
Sabbath? Mr. Boyer, in the debate upon
the Eliot bill, showed that their moral stand
ing is not misunderstood. To otdain the
rule of these men as the permanent regimen
of the South, would necessarily require the
oontinual maintenance of a large army td
make it good, besides exposing them to per
sonal perils which armies could riot prevent.
The thousand talus of horror now falsely
told to justify it, would become realities.
When men are maddened and made reek
loci, they cease to caloulate and mar to fear.
When they me driven from hope they are
thriven to crime. The distress that utges to
suicide prompts first to homicide. tom
tnittcee might indeed be.appointed to dilate
ou "the horrible state of Soothers society,"
—but scenes fur darker than we have ;de
wed will be justly chargeable upon the
the North, if it shall wet—only and gnat&
rowdy drive the South into such dospenitte
circumstances. The savage who covers his
prisoner with Leawood faggots prickled in
to the flesh, and then applies the kindling
torch, makes not a more barbarous use of
his advantage than the North will make or
hers, by the adoption of the policy prepared.
If in our great woe of defeat we had Leen
banded over to devils for torture, their cru
elties would have b a ron mercies compared to
the treatment now threatene I by men whd
swore on their honor thot if we weiadhlay
down our arms they would receive us as
and who swear on the Holy Evangelista
that they will observe the oonstitutioualcoru
It is vain, it is idl e , it is foolish, to expart .
to establish quiet and oontentment by the
policy recommended. If adopted, it em
barks the country necessarily on an indefinite
period of trouble and unrest. Every sensi
ble man must know that thenceforth we
could have no peace save in the shadow of
camps; that prosperity and industry would
blighted and destroyed. The question of
reconstruction, ouch as the country wants, is
no (lordion knot to be untied by a sword
We entreat the men of the Nottitt to take
counsel of their own knowledge of human
nature—to consult their interest*—to re
member their wire and engagements—in
their &renege with the South. If they will
cot admit us to our privileges at %Abing
ton, at leave us to peas* in oar own local
affair& Let the &mon whom, they have
employed and whose eyes they have put out ?
be usefhl in the mill, instead of making him
an oocasionpf general ealamity."
—James Ryan was arrested lost Thursday
wesk at, Bingfiamtoo, N. Y., for the murder
of his step-father, • Oil Friday morning he
abseiled himself in jail.
NO. 1.