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Pr,Mont Juihre—llon..;ames 11. firaham. .
Ai, wlato slirbaul Cocklln, Samuel
Pistelet Attorney—W.l..l. Shearer. r- 4 ,
Prothonotary—Philip QuiAley. _
ii'.,.rdcr &e.—panlel S. Prolt.
16.1h:ter—S. N. 1:1.11Inger.
County Trottqurer—llvs. Brielter,
CONIIIOI . -llitchell _
' Samuel Me
ow. Nall.l.llel li. Eckel', Clerk to eI.IIIIIIII.IOIIITF,
Din"°.' nl h Poo
S r—G..44w Brindle, John C.
•ultpr limilont of l'uot.llouhl
1 . 301101J6 /F FICEItS
Chief Ilurizea—Williant Cart.
Ar.vistant Ito rgrooi—Era neis eku ls.
o Coo In rk er Pre,htent) John ut
shall, notion Moore, James 31. _then. Ca toemn,
John D. Gowns, 31j4.11.1e1 liohomb, Michael Mulch,
Clerk to Council.-Thos. D. Mahon.
—Conbtables—Jarob _Brute, High Constable k Hobert
Slveartuie.s, Ward•Conbtable. •
Justly . . of the Pe:tee—A. 1.. Sponsler, David Smith,
311,11ael llolcomb, - avithen Kepner,
Fires Presbyterian Chtn , l4. Northu est angle of Cen
tre Sto.tre. dor ms Conway P. Wing l'aster.—t,eri lees
ever oday Morning at 11 o'clock. .4. M., will o'clock
Secmid ,'reel yta7lau Church. corner of Son th a allover
and Pomfret it 01.111. Rev. 31r Ealls, Factor. Services
commence at 11 o'clock. A. 31. ! and 7 o'clock I'. 31.
. •1111111 . 1( 4:11111,11, ( Prot. Episcopal, northeast angle of
Centre S.lO ire. Rev. Jaen), It. Mom., ' Rector. Sirs lees
at II o'clock A. 31,. and 3 o'clock, P. M.
English I.llllll`l/1 11 Church, Bedford between Main
attC,l.out her streets. Rev, Jamb Fry, Faster. Services
at 11 o'clock A. Nt; and ay, o'clock F. 31.
th.ranan Reformed Church: Loather, -bet wouta Ilan•
over 111111. Pitt-141MAF, 11ev. A.' 11. It renter. Fast or.—
Surviees at I ti3.i o'oloek A. M. and t 31 ti cluck I'. 51.
Methodist 1... Chu Ulna charge, corner of Malls 11 . 1111
Pitt Streets. Rev. it. D. Chambers. Pastor. Services at
II o'clock A. 31. aid 631 ti clock
Methodist - E. Church (second charge.) Rev. A. A.
Reese, Pastor Services in College Chapel, at 11
o'elock A. 31. aunt 4 o'clock, 1' .31
'lonian Catholic Church, I'otaille4 near East street.
Rev. I,lnaleta. Pastor. Services on (Le :had Sine
day ol each month.
German Gather:an Church eorirw_of •I'ohafrA anal
Redbird streets. Res. C. F111T7.1., Plaster. Services at
FlNtf , fl , ock, A. 31., and o'clock. 1'.,31.
d i rlVllen changes in the above are neres.aary the
proper persons ere requested to untirs
'toy. Charles Colllthx, D. U., Presidimt xud Professor ut
Rev. Leman .31.41u0m. D. D., Professor of Philoso
phy and Loylish Literature.
James W Marshall, A. 31., Professor of Ancient Lan
It o , Wm. L. Boswell. A. M., Professor of 3lathounit
William C. Wilma, A. M., Professor of Natural Selene°
and Curator of the 31useinu.
Aloxaudor Schein, A. M., Professor of Hebrew and
Modern - Languages.
Samuel D Hillman, A. M., Principal of the Granular
D. 6'. Purcell, A. IL, Assistant 1n the Grammar School.
BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS
Andrek flair. ['residual, If, Faxton, P. Quigley, F..
CUranum, C. P. II uanerich,J. Hamilton, Sernlary,.lason
W. Eby, 'Fre:ailing, Juba Fphar. lenxmnger. Meet MI
the let Monday Ur earb Mouth at S o'clock A. M. at Ed.
CARLISLE 'DEPOSIT Richard Parker,
Cashhr. CS. C. 31ussidnuin • Clerks, .1. P. Ihuder. lemes
Roney, a. W. heed; I/Ire:Lure, Richard Parker. Thulium
l'itxten, }loxes Brielsur, ALraLnin Milder ' Jacob Lolby,
11. C. Windward, Wm. 11.:,dullIn, thimuel Wherry and
eII,IIIEIIIAND VALLEY RAIL ROAD COMPANY.—President,
Frederick. Watts: Secretary And Treasurer, Edward M.
Biddle; Superintendent. MN. Lull. Passenger intins
twice a day. Eastward lowing Carlisle at le.aio o'clock
A. M. and 4.0 u o'clock P. M. Two trains ovary day
Westward, leaving-Carlini° at She o'clock" A, CI., anti
2.50 P. CI.
CA16.181.1: OAS AND WAiElt COMPANY.—Piesident, Fred
°rick Watts; iiveretary, Lemuel Tpdd; Treatiurer, Win
M. Miaow.; Directors. F. %Vali., Richard Parker, Letau
el Ttidd. Wm, M. Heston.. Henry Saxton; J. W. k.Ly
John D. tiorgas, It. C. Woodward, and IL, 31, Diddle
.CUMULELIII.III VALLEY It vtu.—Praident, John S. Ster.
rett; Cashier, 11. A. Sturgeon; 'fuller, Jos.
Director. John S. Sterrett, 15'm. Her, 31010101 r Brom.
man, Itirhard Woods, John C. Dtin lap, I;obt. C. Sterrett,
A. A. Sturgeon, anti Captain John Dunlap.
CumberlB , -7. Star tedge • Nu. 107,A. Y. M. -meets at
Marlow-nail on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of usury
St. Johns Lodzo 'bid /L.' Y. . m wts
day of each idontb, at Morita ulnll.
. Carllgle Imago No 01 1.0. of 0. 5. Meets Monday
evoning, at Trouts building.
•Tho Union Eh Company wasonvanised in 'IMO
Common; Vice President. Wllllam 31
Porter; Secretary, Thco. Common; Treasurer, P. Mutt.
yer. Gwaltney meets the first Saturday la Starch, June,
-. September. and.lleectubir.. - _
tlbs Cumberlatid.ll re Cr' anpany was instituted Febru
„ ary 18,1809., President, Robert 'MCCartney; Secretary,
Philip Quigley; Treasurer. 11. S. Ritter. Tire company
meets on the third Saturday of January, April, duly,
'Cho Cod 1%111 !lose Company was lustltu ted In blare)).
1855. President. 11. A. S) urgcon; Vka Presltlent.James
at. McCartney; Secretary, Samuel U. (Muhl; Treasurer,
-Jobeph- O. Halbert. ---The -company- mats -the-second-
Saturday, of Jauuury, Amll,July, and October.
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nEtt kW) 301.1 & BOOK
'S. E. l'Or. of the .s.opia, Maio St,
..Is over ni laineot rpm - .
II)' 1114 mournet• under SU IL '. .
_2 ... , _;_iyht.ll,Ere it
. tlndsCla; mtits Lot. one."
j . , • —7,iliiii.-.7111i-OWtanr.---
'Tis midnight! dark ness.relgus—
there Is deeper no,p.i4lit of the soul
When no starlight hoph may, eeleh the heart.
Partings inu.t. eve, 'come in this drier .
Lonikt must !rove us . gand go firth amid
Lire's gloomy ways. Oh Fate! iv II thry return
The answer routes, "31ertal; go ash the Grave;
For many a pure and eberlslid onohnil
way from hohr ti nu hive, flout innate fl:1011,1M.
Leaving wrung heartslo travel earth's dark-ways
Wliltno Idiot Footles to chat, swont word
To MO - the Woking strength.Alll like it wreek—
khoneleNs wrevk, they float adown the dark. '
Dark 'Amnon of Tinto."
Tole:1r no morn the sort.
Upon our !wart Ill:; music fro:O le spirit laud:
Ti, moot: no mom tilt liind and plensupt toollefi
That bilollll. In light, opoo our glum} Path
Like•starsl-God's sleepicsx t.etitine) of heaven
'TI,, rein, I feel' Cis vain; '
For language ne'er can tell the sal,,st loco ,
We beer for those n lt;se truth bas tool, 00 heart:
lint parting ,•011.1,. and thtln tho ettick,o clouds
IThrute to keenest pals, and (111.11 Me feel , '
As II the t;artlf wax-but one dark. drop grave. .
Then note must 11,1 H Idsweakness, weakness, then :Iloilo
Ile flode, hots deep: nd ,treng the Innotein ix
Of human late. Oh. then he 11111)s to (mod,
Fonl....for,grtntath to hlcle,„„
Ills heart front the roll gene of pr) log fools. ,
• A feu . short hours. dear friend,
And au wilt part; It ntlfy . he part fora)
For plan can never read the hook of Fate. '
Words eatilltit palntqlony sad Oils parting Ix,
Nor language tell e'eli half ilia grist' I fedi:
!ttt If the prayers of erring souls way whit
A Won oPlostrfrom eat to's - litial tnaker, God;
VII pray" unceasing that thy lifo tone now
m,a.ner stream, to that brlg'tt land
Whq•tolocy Is joy forever. •
lon, Loved onoir my hand han'gtruck . the hnrp i
And though h Influx turn neal. I minglo yrnYurs -
IVlth'this thy end 1-AinV,.lll.:
.Father, I wtinld
From .1Ifo'f• c..rrodlnK raves. and empty nilrth
}row a)l the eta gea of this fleeting earth,
• - And IN ell n lib lhee.
0 Ifoly ono I I know
Thy town tmm. Imml In. strew n along Ilfo'a road,
Bright golMm blolo.ings from thy pure u).10;
' - Yet 1 woulthgo, -'
And seek thaw heavenly bon era,
hero nng. , )s pure In holy convert meet;
And bask fore, er iu thelragran, kweet
Of fadelesa Ilan °, F.
rain. these . Fightlela eye):
Roll round in dark DONS 101.1010 id the day;
Not 2111U'loile star, with faintly glimmering ruy,
tliebe dark shim •
' Yet, Father, ti,. thy'lote •
I seem to red, the githliog of by hood.
Through the dark MOM'S Or this tlrethry• 'ld
1% holier I rove.
,Yet 0! I would he free;
Unbar the }ninon and hop unlit from 111).0 . 1I,
To ;;:tze ftwever u lUt une'atuded sight
Father, on Thee.
This yearning heart, if weary of Its load—
If Wilt andran,rn on the dusi 1 road,
IEIIII wold Use.
11 ouch thy. Holy will.
Then 'till thy VIIII . O Shan bill me hence
I'll chide tlie murmurings of this restless heart,
Knit and ho still.
My dear render, bast thou not n cousin? a
Mughing, , romping, merry-eyed cousin ? if
you have, just take pay advice and avoid her;
yes, avoid her as you would a serpent in your
path. Neier be seen alone with the witch;
Law her to no plays, emncm•te, or churches . ,
and, above all things shim a ball-room.
I once had one of these dangeroui articles,
1 a cousin_ yea; trwirttf them. and they were the
prettiest,slyest, wiekedePt, and most graceful
beings in all creation.. ''Their eyes were as
bright es the SPlrs andf more - bible (so I
thought) 'than (Eamon. y their lips were rosy
and plump, their_fo ns like --, but I mug
stop. They could ,ing. dance, waltz, and play
-the deuce with a fe'low's heart and when I
%Vas in their company I used to feel. like the
• Hard of Avon," , between a tragedy and com
edy—didn't•knoW which I liked the best And
then ,They were so free—not a bit of affect a-,
lion—or if they hid, it was so effectually con
cealed that no one knew it.
Well, it happened ono day that the eldest
got a lover, soon Inarrivl, and left us. As a
!flatlet' of course I felt lonely, and was obliged
to seek the company of the other to find con
,olation. I was her escort, everywhere. We
I went to theatres, and all Incliner of places
lovely moonlight walks, concerts and balls; -
wonder not, therefore. that. I . fanciel some
thing 'tender in her regards. lint bless you,
would you believe it. that no thought of dan
ger ever came before *net' it was so child-like . .
so innocent-and then, we were.conxinm Often
1 told her of all my wild iTreants, and she
would laugh in such a peculiar way, that for
the life. of the I could not understand - it. I
remeniber, well, how careful I used to be in
out- walkk, lest we might be lakes for lovers ;
but of course we were not —llO indeed- we'
were only roomins- and cousins, you 'know,
hate a right to be affectionate.
Well; time flew by. and alr our joys went•
with it . ye never spoke of love, -that is, per
sonal love- but we Bang together. danced to
gether. and spoke with all the freedom of-of
contha; yet in, my h eart. was a feeling that
kept me more gidet than I was woni to he. 1
had then :Ito courage to tell, the witch toy feel,..
logs. anti I wish I. never had
One summer night. (I,will never forget it)
I stet alone. with that blue-eyed girl—we were
very quiet. her hand was in thy own, undlny
Iteort-wm-keeping time- to. OM ticking of the
old plock: I could not speak, but she broke
" Cousin," she said, .4 suppose now I was
in love!" ' •
My heart was full. I could not answerlter.
Visions of future joys floated Nifora.
viliMpered to 'tnynelf.
Sho.spokengnin : "What if I 8111 engaged?"
I started—end in titlterinvoneti a.ked To
whoa(?" She bent her graceful bend to mine:
het:, curls fell upon toy knee Afixiottsly
mailed to hear my name breathed forth . in ten
ni ton'ea; but ns she spekwthe wont I-rose
froro.tny Sent in'angar, , for the nuMeAdtepliii.i
pered—lras not mina • ;.• •
ilAUTiMouli., Mn. . • ' •
ftEr.• The. polittieiens. here . thrown me
orerbenrd," - said a disappointed politician,
tied, 1 lutre'stieugth enough le swim to the
other aide."— . - ,• •
[For the Corl4lo Herald
FAR EW E :
111 " 111
Ohl It Is hard to part with those Ire lar•n—
1yi4 . 44 , 11 . e Carlislo Herald
But O: I pray liorgive
Fllll T 111: CA111.1:1.1: 11111811,
WE are fold that there ie a land, the inhab
itants whereof shall tieer-may, "I am sielc !"
and we arti glad there is such a - land, and that
are, after d while, may mill it' Hume!" •
Hut here, in this world, Where ; nt idniost
every' step, the weak - frame ' is rudely jostle&
np-goitigs, a sharp tattling oil of sill'sweet;
tender e ingings, a -only( be oil to all
'tond 'frank utternnees ; . a stern,. unyieldiug
•'no further" to all generous, noble; good
out -Veseltings, it is; even hiooted In feel rho
weight or that Iteavy send: you
bulk to your bed chamber; and pinkes you
oirn. uhildiehly altd trusting'y to tine, nt
Lull say, fliek;" it is inner than lt2rised to
feel Mot one's palm eoolingly up at your
bUrning forehead, and to know t,bat your wrist
is pressed by . hiv or /no: dear fingers.
Wet or. wise, Atio4Ceseellent. sensible Difetor,.
says you hoist not see. strangers, —only loved
and loving ones are to come teen' you. Ton
are in-have drawn blinds. and Indian summer
liglit and heat .You are to lam' low :voiees,
illy - lbw, steps.. undliftviFFirrorxt njti
B,N rare delieneies are to be-placed on your
table, and Swett,' pule flowers to blOont upon
Your window All Pray„ers are to he offered for
You, +IA yon, tired one, are to rest deep/e'en)
worbl-1 rial—world -scorn —world (1117411nd be
',Ten sie, is nol this !leaven 7' Murmur.
'Own, dear luvadd, that you must. say,
ton nick:"—unless. Indeed, only hire'! mirmrs
come to smooth. your pillow: • thitt . be so.
God help you ; and tit. you . for the Rivrt hal
vialheth!" WILD' FLOWER.
A TA CH OF TIM BENCH AN I) HAIL
In one of tile Western Btates I.was once a
prosecuting attorney. The settler's :txe was
then familiar music,' and the prairies away
Irani the wmalland bad 1101yet,lieard •ttreltin
of the 8101110 whistle All branches, t society
ortrade, business, and profiiiims, were ilf-11 .
01.1110. or COIIESC the judgCs were
not Alen of vast' learning or rare character;
and leas 1 appear vain, I may' add, that the
lawyers were by no means Chief a Hsi Ta:
• • The judge who • traveled circuit with us in
- the counties round ;diem the city had
been in early life a 'horse jockey, - and had
- -picked 'uralarin amount of tact', lintiiViedge
. of men,' ;tint
t htaman nature, and of 'social mo
tives, that was of attach use to hint ill his legal
walk. At the Wesi-bn-hall been a member of
—tiny first Constitutional Convention in''our
State; and being a good tan:CF: - and • quick
natural iatt , iteet, had shown in Ilin,deltata4..J
(It course it wail natural that, as he mada Owl
law, lie should elahn to be able to expound it.
And at - the first election after theo . State was
admit ted:lhe wr , chosen Judge. • - t • •
never liked biol. With all Iris
and apparent deference of manner. there was
in his compbsition under..stimia ofcunning,
. - that I suspected and•beconie wary of. 'When
I was.ehosen people's sitlieitor lie sought my
cuntidonett.:lint I repeleeti it,• had oxeeiot in
court, we were little together. Many times
mt the_ilivil •sidv had he given a thvorable
charge on facts, or ampiieseed in my law when
rfelt that I was wrong. Nor could I Whom '
why he thus sought to get the wincing side dd .
tne. I mt.:peeled him of knavery. )y.hmi
unerteweCe conVieted and he had the distere
tion orptinishment. his sentences were ally
inconsistent Ile lined when he should have
imprisoned. and confined whet i nominal pun
ishnient would 'MVP: answered the ju‘diee of
the ease But I never could get tiny. Oneonta
with the populace he was regarded as it man
of rare integrity Mid firmness et' mind.
One night, at the little inn in the village of
Wnshingion, where a week's court was to be t.
held, 1' went to my Moarded all' bed-room for'
1111 afternoon nap and was soon fast asleep.' I'
WIN nvakened by a confused murmuring, Hip
alter I mis thoroughly aroused, I perceived
to mime from an adjoining roonnone appropria
te I to judge C
Ile is (;11111111iiliflg, his Grfllld Jury .charge,'
said Ito myselOwfien heard at strange voice '
`The boodle is, most used up of the old
Now •boodle' is a dash term used by coun
terfeiters. and it instantly attracted my Trose
rating' attention. As I sat upon the bedside
a ray (if light MIMI through a chink of the
b mrdell partition. As a man, honor would
It ire forbidden a 'peep,' as an officer of the .
; law, prudence commanded it. So drawing
myself noiselessly to the wall. or the board
sep tration, I looked through the crack, and
sa sv Judge t —seated at it table with a sinis
ter looking man who wore is pair of remarka
bly,black whiskers.• and the two were count
'quite a pile of new honk I listened,
bur not - another - word was - spoken --for-some
time. I saw the looney di.vided into three
piles. the Judge placed one in his pocket, the!
whiskered man took the other, and then draw
ing his boots divided the third pile between
each boot in the' inkide of it, nd then. again
heidacedthe l 15'n his feet. ' west the . Judge
slid: • . .
'Be earefu anti send it to the roper place.'
11 is sinister companion.gave uttneanieg smile.
they shook hands 1110 stranger left the room
cutiously, and the J u dge then sat down to
some papers. I continued to look for several
minutes, but he appeared absorbed in his do•
ties, when. just as'l was. about quitting my
point (literary point) of observation, he arose
find tilting out his roll of bills; placed then up
the chimney. and then continued his reading
I must say my blood ran cold, for 0 grnve sus
picion haul often crossed my mind that be was
a rascal. but,l ne‘Ser .suspectil him of being,
o incerne& with the drovers, trappers and
trailers who oeinisionally made haul money
their commodity Nor. as I sat collecting toy
thoughts, could I conceive it possible when I
remembered how severe.he Ind-alwa y s be en
upon : the passers of counterfeit money. And
how earnestly and solemnly he always had in.
his,charges' in such cases, declaimed against
the enormity of offenders who substituted a
spurious currency for good. I therefore eon
eluded that thb word .boodle,' and the suspi
cious , boot stufling,' must relate to nome other
I,ittil of offence, connected with which 1 now
felt assured ho must he.
Stealthily going out I carefully descended
the stairs and. entered the 1)311' room. The
Iterivy whiskered loan was seated at a table
'reading the Last Cincinnati 'paper, -as cairn
as if he were a Methodist ininister of-the rid
ing. • I sat down. - pulled - Out - a law - paper. - and
pretended to read, but I was glancing over its
top at the stranger., 71is eye did not .wander,
from 'a particular paint' of the paper nor - did
_tlkshootafter;soverat minutes turn I fttere l
fore concluded - tie was not 'reading but re
flecting. .l endeavored to . catch his' eye but
coo d not. -
I next thought :of trying the 'demential; Of
the judge; So making in my inind some ex
_relating to my official duties, I again.
wont' up - stairs - itu&knocked - iit , his-door.-7.11ie
pleasant voice in an itnettibarraSsed-ztone,
cring iWalk in,' find l entered:'
through with my excuses and - busi!npas, I kniid
malt eerelens tone
What have you ;nen 'doing all the alter
•lloanswered just as earelessly. •• ; .•
Gain g . tlirough9ny charge. and it deelsion:
Or' two I have to,Jaglte.io.'inorinw. As ‘ yet, I .
have : not-seen'. tiny (vie kiine. iirelvti4.'_
IV Tho'hist, lie ,Wati /41 , 11111.000881 as I
know its fal forsity, ir 111() . ndoled not to have 'as
hurt -nu ittimAterial.-Line.
theropeu the.inore 'confirmed my stispiiotts;
tiect:tii'se I had Sound Oust)
--- TX.iIS -- /?MMEEIT -- CERCIXIII - 0
CARLISLE, PA:, WEDNESDAt NO . Vli3inEl, 17, 1858
. . ;--
~ . ,
tlons to lie &Ways made by witn e sses w hen
they are dommittitg, perjury, just as;cowards•
whistle-to keep up their courage,k,
We'conthitted chat' ing - until4'."'bell rung
for lea, butnoca. .❑ tone Uor an'n. f ,
that Ile Judge Was troubled or u neasy. We
went down stairs together and beghti mimed'
The whiskered, ptranger sat apposite, ,but lie
and .t he Judge .were to each other:as if 'they
- lied - never irrel;7 - thi - e -z or - i wrceiviities-passed
between them, but : they were accotpanied by
freezing,policeness, sOmewhat tumenal in our
' Western. Way of life. All this siffislied roe
there wits mullet ling Out of the wpt, And I re
sorie I while - mt the table to. furnish, myself
with some evidence.. • 1 finislle4 1414 meal first
and went Up stairit into the JudgeAtoom and
groping to du; chimney in the daric felt form
loose brick, found it and discoverdik,a roll of
paper.' I took off one or two pie4s,'and re
placing thebalanee, hastily left the,tioom.
Not hiiig more occurred' that dight- worthy .
!mating,. but the - neit, day in 64.11,. I found
the calender the -case of a mad who had
been indicted some months before fin. counter-
felting And had been out on bail.
,: , •
'What. does this mead!' I asked oT thetderk
1 - tiiiHtotrnuhoriztr4liti-t - rialr - nor , ant - Fire - ,H
pared, witli witnesses'
. Qudg e . 0 ---.- ordered it on last term for
this day. And produced 'your -regitest,' an
swered the clerk . - i I.: . I
'Mylkquest !' stammered 1. . , r ----
' Vets, and bicre it is,' as he handed tne - a..
piece of paper beaming in my writingthe words
'Give Judge C- 7 -itis request.'. I t'emeothey '
now I saw it, that I bad written ti paper,
but I could not remember the appardally trivi-'
al circuthstances.which Itad'prompted it.,
- •Just theit'Judge C . ---entered,•. and -BMW ,
bushMss began. The cafe in cluestim being
called, I arose to postpone , it on the gonad, of
not bein - g - lwepared. —, ' -_-' '' --
A stranger a wise - from mmotto ItelawyeriC
and shid he was coUnsel for the pilsoner,- anti
hod come from Cincinnati Co try the case,.at
Much trouble, and as he understood because,.
Blau( been ordered for that. day. The row,-
Nei aunt' the Mack ulishered eumphip'on qf the ,
flax, • .
_ . .
The h o tter. -with ti.. Womb - smile and dipping
his pen in the• ink ready fora memorandutn,_
asked 'What is your m u te' sir?' • ,
I was so ast onished.lit this cool impudence
Iliat I did not. hear the answer, but proceeded,
t o d en y any uuderstanding„ and tochOrge thqt .
it was_shme . .trick... My
. opponent. warily _re-.•
joined and, : moved, ilthe case was riot tried,
thal his client be discharged from bait. • This
was. giving hint liberty to run Hite pleased,
anal F opposed thiCinotion lily. idiot's:try;
again rejoined, 111111 to my utter astonishment,
Judge C--granted the request. andierdet:ed
the clerk liicancel the hail-bond.
At this juncture I sat' down amidst the tit •
term trf my brethren. who were:ready ,imen oh
to laugh at w--being caught: nacipt, Its
- 4 - Fre - y phrased it. While . I was media tang my
Wrath and revenge, the clerk antionikmilthat
the•pannel of Grand Jurors was DOW ; aplet e•
and -they - wore -ready- for - husinessl - Judge-
C --aroso4o.adtWess and. charge theta. Ile
was as cool and plavid as the morninq itself
•Oh,•yoh hypocrite!' I muttered thy, ugh my
teeth, as the black whiskered counsel, itnd eOll
federate, as I fully kiii,v'fitio. to i..., slily
Onuovel at..muoand ilt%eiv his chair-clui,t toilio'
Bench in an attitude of deferential litening,
' The chai•ge was an elaborate one. . 'le was
au essay on - Mote. and its enortniti •-ii,, and
seemed dramatically worked up. Its of jowl
. Lions to the GrandeJury to fearlessly tvesti
gate, were very pathetic. Its encoui tuns on
viruie were; letteldngly true
• Senicely had the Jury retired, them ,my
eapacity as4roseett t ing officer, 'lfollpfwedglut.,
'members ,to•their chamber. To •the formal ••• •'"'
question 'What was their first business V I TIX folloWing is a. thrillin . g storrfrom Mr
answered.. Mel:Amigos book :•
''ho "investigate a charge of malfeasance in , ..(l„ m h o „jo t , of dot i ith of .!evil, )1.57,
office against the Judge.' ! the house of a widow in Bourbon county, be
! mune the scene or on advoottne, which, we
The fOrelltall 1111‘1, his follows looked at each
'bent ! think, Ile- ei'ves to be - relatcd. She occupied;
other in astonishment. Finally one of
said, with it smile. , I what is generally called ot dotible cabin. in It
'Take mire brother W— that v olt' pro-
lonely part of the country, one room of which -,
fessional rivalry does not get you into some was' lellitilled by the old lady herself, together
trouble.' . .
____ t with two grown suns , and a widowed dough
. I replied by telling, my story, and ur,bra ring tea.,et that time suckling an infant. while the
all the suspicious circumstanees or the p.,..t. other was occupied by two I.lllllllllTied dough-
I wenty-four hums; tindennelided by rerlitei'l - 'lt rs, from sixteen to twenty years of age, to
ing that I he s black 'whiskered commel he called get her with a little girt, not more than half
. ~ h r.,wn. The 110111' wits I I o'clock at 'tight.—
Amidst the astollklu ? il `dleitee or the "run , ' :One of the unmarried daughters was still
inquest, tint en"s l "ble • "eni• idler still i'viiirlied , busily engaged at the loom, but tlic Miter
with the stranger.l
®members or the madly, with the exception of
Ile entered easily and iniitlinsbed• may tug, ' one of the sons, had retired to rest. Sono
as lie look it chair, .1 „am told you deity me symptoms of aultlartning nature hatbengaged
to he a whites:4 !' . the attention of the young man.for an hotly
' 'Perhaps culprit !' I exclohned. inn passion,- before any thing of it decided character took
entirely loo•ing all my control And Omit, place. The crieti of oWls were heard- in the
not heeding the hand of ' the fortran, on my o aj o i„i i ,_...
g woods, answering each other in lath
shoulder in restraint, I maid to tile consmble, er an, ono sal manner. The horses which
wh9. had lingered by ilie door, ''Take °I his 1 were etudoscd. 113 u-ual, in a mind ru;ar the
boots', • hou.,e were more than commonly excited, and
' ' •' •
The stranger nimbi" two bounds, and AVM at
the witulow which 'led into the garden of-the
jail. But Ow grip .ot_the.constable caught him
securely n-i mita n t one or- I lie-j u rorh took
hie arm and another his leg, and berore any.
one had time to speak, the booth were oti, and
two rolls or bills buy lin the floor.
The tirmnessnlid preemie° of mind of the
stranger forsook him. Ile trembled in every
muscle; and . as I whispered to hind, • Villain.
not even your friend, Judge cm . save
you,' he turned ghastly pale.
lie was seatadiffi . 'ffie_ffitir._
Is it good money or li - nd - P Said the fore
man, breaking the dull stfande that succeeded'
the struggle. - •
Am I 8 witness, or am I accused?' he
stammered. looking toward me.
•Witness,'. said I, 'if you tell all yen - know
about . Judge C—,' who- is far better game
than you ' . •
I—know—nothing about .Judge
he stammered;' I never sawiriurffintll this
; 6 Liar!! I shouted, forgetting my official
dignity in my rage at, his ffilsehood. • Last
night you and he were together eichanging
money, end in -his presence,-You concealed
your boodle' in your boots.'
Immediately he stood up iti an attitude of
defiance then sat downhalf rose again.
turned red. and then pale ;• while huge drops
Of sweat stood on his face.
lie saw he. '
war 801110-means cornered;
and in'a momeffi, recovering himself, answer
ed. will be a wilnens —the Judge is guiltier
I have ,not spacer for his story; but its a
mount was, that long before the Jndge removed
to Limo West, th,o6 had been confederates at the
Eastjn circulating counterfeit money. while
hors6-joekeying.: ,They Were connected with
a well Organized and secret band The Winters
wei•omittinftetffierfffildbiffikars of the - .6libod: -
le ' ,Middle-moo - and dispensed it
'to the ffindojings, who purchased.jt ate
couffiffi fifty cents, to pass - As
fast us,,tlio,lg9t_ ffinlittor.oo l ? - .B4o.fiverctl.Lad
new, one was • !nada. Judge, .0 while
upon' thb bench, was-able to be 'as.morol,and .
as 'severe as he Pleased , with the . underling
aloes,* who neverknew the haunts and ways
and companionships oh' those above them.' But.
the - man Whose trial -was for than driY,and for
to be onnof. the upnar . chtss; and hence the '
necessity of the action.: • ,
It. is now timid - tir.sedS - -to the, Jtidger said
I, Writing to the -Grand • Jurymen; who were
petrified at the tale they hail just , heard,
• . No one answered.
, 6 I will go and: prepare him for ypiird neridn;
l-next toiid; 6 for to hint intlitioidui court,
while 'finis:upon the banclOvoithl be
dal upjustice,! • ,
An I. entered' the court room
hennaing the'noon-recadis,' There aras'a little
room off nontaiffinra- fffiv6law -books ,and
desk', into which he retired; and
• Judge,' said I—and.. my •voice, trembled
like the voice of ao man under severe ague; HO
krribly was I Wrought up by the,'ecitetnetti
or tie morning's accusation and.confessien—
, Judge, I have very, very bad newsTur.you.'
Por n. said he, with the uttnostnott i
chalance, notwithstanding the peculiarity and
mystery of my Mil II nen
• • Yes, for you ; the Cineinnatilawyer has
told n}l=l It-outy„ dies-Hold- spoke:- : -
Ile still , smiled. It was awful to See his
hypiierisY.and calmness of deineaner, and for
a ,moment, I, knew not what ' to rioy. • Then
taking • frOm my vest pocket two of the bills
unrolled frtym:his chimney depoSit, I held them
up before lung, And said: ''lle.has told about
these,•and I myself, last. night, saw you place
the counterfeit Money in the tire-pace, when
he placed his in Ids boots.'
compmnre scums .instantly gone. Ile
wilted like It scorehed weed on the prairie. and
his Manhood gave way as if' he had been of-•
dieted with sudden_
_paralysis. , The_ rooto
rather - swam around before my•own eyes, for
the sight of n culprit .Indg,eovas not an every
day. one, and at my knees groveling on the
door like u'llog. •
his Mid his powerful-frame tptiv
ered in every pact. indeed. I was unmanned'
myself, to behold so sudden and wretched a
Oh. good 'W- ! dear W don't betray
me! Consider how dreadful! And 1 a
0h the disgrace ! tioor.wife and children !
What. will they say? . Don't betray. me! I
was to be next Governor-,you know that
Oh -oli -oh-how dreadful !, And he rocked
hinv-elf ou . hig,,knees to and' fro, almest burst.-
ing-with ngowy _
• These are some of the heart haerowihg in- -
'colferencies which I .c'an 'how rementber_over
all the (heedful scenes that followed. •
---1-raigell'llim,frotli' I hell 001 - 11111,11•111Ce1171/iM7 -
iu 'chair, and then.said,. , Alas, Judge C--, -
your appeals to me are too bite, con
federate has told all, niui the Grand Joey hove
Ills eyeballs glared at me like those of n
maniac. Then, as if wrung by some wonder
-MI impulse, he -Leconte calm. Indeed, that '
calmness was more, drentffol M behold than
had been „his excitement. linprecations. - tind
agonizing. entreaty. • °
• Well, if it Must •Lo an, it must dlut let
me see the foreman only. for a liniment; bring
ttp-le fOr flifrt--limve the room ;go--do
His e.:citernerit was returning; and without
reflect in t;.,:as I. - should have done, - I turned . -
tudleft - the. room: - I h a d just crossed - 40
k'ft. the con'rt-room, amidst the (Unions looks
of the , erowd who had now gathered-for in
those. Weliieyn settlements secrecy was of no
moment about Grand Jury matters, and half '
the village 'already _ Ittune.7 the; stOry-.I link
just crossed the court:ronnt. I,lleark a dread
fulgroan, and a simultaneous pistol report
II was succeeded, by,nn. instant of _terrible._
silence; and thed. - the crowd karst into, the
ludgeC— lay, upon'. the' floor, with his
blood amt - lwahts .shockingly seattered about
the liitie chamber. .When I retired 'he had
ilra-NOv- his pistol,,mad...itilis..other crimes
,iel that of self-nnfrdei , .. Ile vas a ghastly
~ : sight...to sea:, nor4will• t oler-forget 4he mem
ories of that dreadful day.when I was com
pelled- to 'behold the livinpv,agony,and the dy
ing woes of a "'Culprit. Judge," in-sight of
dial bench null bar llierelit he had so often,
presided in convicting and sentencing vkliains
lets 'guilty than he had really been ❑ll the
While !- - --//orper's Wed ll/.
by repeated snorting and kalloping, anto,utut•
tag the presence of seine obj• et t d ' terror. The
young man was only restrained by the fear of
ineurring - ritliettle:und - the rqroach of find- •
dity, at that time an unpardonable blemish in:
the character of it Kentuckian.
Al length hasty Steps were beard in the
knocks at the dour, accompanied by the then
usual exclamation, • Who keeps house! " ' iii
very good Ithiglish.• Thnyoung man. suppos
ing front the language. that some benighted
!settlers were at the dour, hastily •arose, and •
was advancing to withdraw the her which se
cured it, when his mother, who lied long lived'
upon the frontiers and haul probably detected . '
the Indian !hues in the demand for admission,
instantly sprung out of bed, andoidered her
sun not to admit thelp, declaring that they
were Indians. She instantly awakened her
°eel• eon, and the two young men, seizing
their goner, which were always charged, pre
pared to repel the enemy.
The Indians, finding•it impossible to enter
under their '1,1311'110 character, began to thun
der at the do:o'i with great violence, but a sin
gle shot from the loophole compelled them to
altift 'the atrack to sonic., less exposed point;
and, unfortunately, they discovered Alm door
of the cabin which contained' tbe three dough- .
ters. The rifies.of the brothers could nut ho .
.brought to bear upon this point, and by means
of several rails taken from the yard fence, the
door wag forced from its hinges, and the three'
girls were at the mercy Of the savages One
was instantly Secured, but the eldest defended
!upset!' desperately with a knife, which she
had-been using it the loom and stabbed one -
of Om:lndians. to the heart, before slim was
tomithawked, In the meaw,„time, the little
girl:'wlio had been overlooked •by the enemy
in their eagerness to secure the .others, ran
Out into the yard, and might have effected her :
°soap°, had she taken adva n tage of the dark
mess nnd tied, but4instead of that, the terrified
little creature ran around' tbe !muse, wringing
her h ands, and crying out thakher 'sisters .
dy .. ,
The brothers, unable to hear her cries
without risking everything for her rescue, -
'unshed to the door, end were preparing to
sally ,out to her assistimee, when theinnother
threw hersell'hefore them, and calmly declared
that the chid must be abandoned' to its fate--
'tG6t`tbe sally wodleniaerihou tt ie lives of all
'the rest without, the, slightest , benefit. to the
little girl. idust then the child-uttered a limul •
sereinn, - follewed; BY h few faint Monne,' and
all Was again silent. -Presently t he' crackling'
of flaines was heard, accompanied by a tripe:
.Phttut yell.from the Indiana, announcing that:
they had net lire to the division, eff tlih Muse , '
which 'had been ouenpled by the ilajighters,
and of which they had undisputed posseseion..
,Tine-fire was quickly communicated to tbekest
of the Wilding, and'.it heeinne necessary, to
abandon - it' or perish in the flames the
one 'ease;•there' Was a' possibility that' some',
Might escape; the.-other, their fate Week'.
be ; initially certain and tem iblo, • The: • •
ippronch of the Hones cut shot t their 'flown
t.try suspense. The door was thrown open;
, and the old lady, supported by ,Iter, eldest son
attempted 'to cross the force at one point,
while her daughter•. carrying her child in her
itrucs, and attended by the young'ec of the
brothers, - ran. inn different direction. The
blazing' roof shed a light over the , yard, but
little - inferior to the light-oftlay. and the save
pa tah. ,y seen ttWr - ofing ihe approach
of their victims. The Old holy wtui Permitted
to reach The stile unmolested. hut in the act of
crossing, recelyed‘several balls in her breast,
and kid dead. ',per son : Providentially,' re
mained unhurt., and by extraordinary agility
• effected his escape. The Other party succeed=oilalso - in reselling the fence unhurt, but, in
the act of crossing, were -vigorously assailed
. by several Indians• Who,' throwing down their
guns, ensiled upon them with their tomahawks.
The young man defended his sister gallantly,
firing upon the enemy ns they approached,
and then wielding-the butt-fit' his rifle; lyith
fury that, drew their whole attention upon him
self, and gave his sister an opportunity of ef,
feeling her eseape fle . tptickly tell, however,
underahe tomahawks of big enemies, and was
_ _fourrd - att - chrydrght;rstalFC , il- Ord- maffgled in a
I most shocking manner. Dr the , whule family,
consisting of eight person., when the -attack •
commenced, Indy thren.. escaped.' Four were
killed upon the spot, and one (Ole second
daughter)'earried Mies a prisoner. '• - -
The neighborhood was tplickly idarnied, and
by daylight about thirty men were a.sembleil
under the - command of cail. Edwards. Alight
;Mow had fallen during flied:liter p.trt—of the
night. and the Indian trail could lie pursued
at a gallop. It..led directly into the Moun
afforded evidences of great hurry and precip
itation upon the part of the fugitives. fOr
tuttately, a hound 'hail been permitted tO tie r
the whitesriliid-tts-theArail became
fresh, and the "scent warm, she followed with
eagerness, haying loully,land givitigt lfe Marin
to the Indians. - The.constilitionco, thht
prudence were soon displayed ' The enehly,
anding the pursuit keen. and perceiving that
the strength of the prisoner b•tg. - ni . to fail. in
scanty Slink their tomahawks into her head,
Ind loft her still warmand_li,leeding upon-the
WOW. As the Whites -.mac up, stye retained
,enough to wave her hand in token of
eecognition,'and appeared ilesirou. et' giving
-tlitim some information, 'with regard to The
ller brother sprang from Ids purse and knell
. by lice side, endeavoring to step the effusion.
of blood_ hut ip vain - . She gave him her hand.-
, muttered some iharticulate words. and expired
within two Minutes. after -the arr-i-val of the•
party,. 'the pursitit.witicrenewed with to,hliti
onat ltetlar, and in twenty minutes the enemy
way iu view. They' had takett.Possession of ii'
steep _narrowridgo, and seemed desiroUS of
unighifying their.Munbers in the .eyes Or the
Malys as they ran rapidly froul,tree to tem.
and - maintained a steady yell,lll he - Most. - ap:
palling tones. - •_
The pursuers,' howcyorrwere too-experienc
ed' In lie deceived by se 1,0111111011 an artifice,
and being sat isliekt het the - number of the en
emy must be inferior to their own. they ,lig
licounted, tied their horSes, and flanking
.tu4nner as to miclose the _enemy.,
ascended the ridges as rapidly as NVOS consis.
tent! It dof t
Clue, regard to the skt;lter heir
per 54. The-firing•quickly commenced, and
not, ' t ar the first ti t, they discovered that
only .tiro Indians worse opposed to them.. They
hail voluntarily siteriliced-,th VllVigi VOA for the
safety of the main. body, and had succeeded
in &loving nurstiit until their friends entild.,
reach [Tie mountaios One, a 111..6111 tens iti
'tautly shot dead, and the other was badly
wounded as was evident . from the blood ppon
his blanket, as well as that which tilled his
tracks in the snow for a considerable distance.
The pursait was recommenced, • and urged
keenly until night, when the trail entered a
running stream, and Was-lost • On theTollow
ing,day, the snow had moped, find every trace
of the enemy was obliterated. This . attair 9rfust
be regarded a. highly honorable-to the skill,
address and activity of the Indians, and the
self devotion of the rear guard, is a lively in
stance of that magnaniinity of which they are
at times capable, and which is more remarka
ble in them, from, the extreme caution and
tender regard fur Iheir own lives, which usual
ly distinguished the wlrriors."
1117811ANDPC MIOTAKF.S.— We 'lllllao R great
'Mistake in our treatment of- our wives, its
lovers we 'are worshipful,, as, ittishawls we are
too often hearisb to them. .IVe run, into- ex-
trollies each way But why, after paying it
WOlllllll the highest compliment we pan,
we are, when she IntH accepted it. to consider
Lm exempt front the attractions dice to her
sex we could.never unalermattal Is it that"
qiuttaliarity breeds contempt:' In that case
she Also should lose Iter former exalted opio-a
ion 'of tie. Politeness. by 118 alien fellers.
restrains many an evil feeling, it is u bad plan
-- tollaMw them oil — entirely. 'We need 'not be
as . cerenionious as if with inter strangers hut
we had bolter keep up our good manners: it
pleases the wife, and does us no harm Last
year we would not have swarm at her playing
,on the piano, nor told her, sue dial not know
what she was talking about' why should we
do irnew ? At least, let us , selfool ourstrifia,a
beTore folks,' there is no- occasion tat mortify
terfiadishlyovoman - will — bct ter 11PR1' ,"itoWu' .
right ill-usage than this kind of- lowering
,bet a'inan respect his Wife heat
her like a lady. anal she will most commonly
act up to his,, standard. Tile. WOllOlll who is
constantly put down, becomes incapable of
acting for her Self on any emergency ; she has
no confidence in her own judgment, she dis
tracts you by her irresolutions, or occasional
ly obstinately adheres to some illmdvised line
of conduct, because pop. continuttlapinia a it iv
contradictions have ecased to have tiny weight.
with her. Once she learns to say; 'Oh when
I promise tinything, my hushanil will go the
contrary way,' there is an Fad to your domes
AUTOORAPII Mae. OF Pore.—" . ` This Week
hai recovered a large bundle or MSS. in
Pope's . own hand-writing, preserved by — rho
plops care of the,.two Bichardsons. father and .
son That Pope ' was a laborious corrector of
his writings. that he arrived at excellence only
by repeated alterations with the pen, wolarett
before from the MS of the ' Iliad.' most, for-.
tunately preserved in the British Museum;
but to w h at OXtent he carried 1119' elteratio . ns
aniroorrections no:ono who 'has not seen. the
newly•recovered MSS. to which we mil Oen.
thin could have the .. faintest . conception 'of.
Yhat the MSS., are worth the reader will
,readily imagine when.he learns that this pre=
-diens:bundle (casket shall we call it?) con
rains the *Essay oar Wimlsor For-.
l'lto Rape . ot'
Man.' the Moral Epistles. the Epistle to Ar
butlinot,' the 'Epistle to FortetieneS . and. sup
pre•sed editions of the ..Dmicaldritith notes
upon them that might supply matter to Notes
and Queries for the next six wont he:. -Part of
the Bpjsflo . Forteseue 'is written roughlyon the pivii:azi.sOf'pieces of paper transtnitling
nauseous •!dianglts ' for Mr. l'ope to' fake
night and morning;"—lllusti.oted Leadoff News.
- ,SAOKS AND BAD§.--rAtr. LOVer NHS good
Itneedoto of on ,4ishman giying the pace-word
itt. the :battle Of Foritehq, the sritue• dine
'the 'great; :Sake. ~marshal;'" The. palm
wort is Saxe; nolit,doal - forgot it. pet:;! , , said
faille and 1,1014
Waaal 4i10,,. 6or , e'inilter,?":.i , Who 4406
ord??. the seilt rt nflm• he - lin(l..nr-
rived itt , .thtt..pass. Pat : lookod.tts , ,oonfulontial
,ts Poisibto;.nu t. tvlit`sporOd' in. a sort of
liagtc . y(ir. ., • . • .
CiI.SO per annum In adVance.
.$2. 00,11 r not . paid In advance.
Then coMerd, Autumns! heralded by rill,. .
With illillierb 63 . " . . 41 . 110. piles 11),fimint fanned, '
Ilri,..hi.l.l.timin brightest tillis of Fanuirentud,.
And st.iti.ly 11):1•1/ hill'llVl.d to tiny wain! .
Tined mnt ule sLiAttinfperinti-9101ennegno-------.
. Upon thy.hridge elgold: .thy ioyal bend
Outstretched irith.lnennedletlorns - Wer tine land . ; -.
ilteLSini.:the _ turnm _throngli-albtlly-rnodAnninin i -, ..
Thy spleld is the red Wryest moon, 'suspended .
So Long beneath - the hennyea'e u . erhounting eaves; .
Thy steps anr by the lemon's prayers attended;
Idlie tionsi:s non' the altar shine lim Sheaves; - •
And to'lnion.; thee in thine ovation splendid,
'mine almoner, the wind. seaters tine golden leaves. '
Correspondedre of the Boston I'ost.
A. Washington G;inabllng 'louse
WA BI IINCTON,.OO. 26, 1858:
Ono of the most' celebrated and successful -
sportsmen of this or any other country wee
buried in this city on Sunday week. The oc
casion of his death attoyds tue,an opportunit
o! -- giving - .your - readers 'a:oketifit of - Ole man
end'a description of his gaming' !Muse. Let
it serve as a warning, not as an example.
Mai been It resident of Washington some
fifteen or twenty years, during which period
he amassed great wealth by gambling, or, to
use the mild :Lod honest-language of the nye- •
Lone, he realized an ample fortune out of the
sticcesdul operations Of his house. His
house "LteingThe most elegant, and his bank
Ile most weighty and snit:it:mind in the coon-.
try,'it.has been for'years the',..fatihionabreond
fascia:y.ll)g' resort of -wealthy planters, 'fast'
Congressimin, aspiring diploinats, , and ainbi
tioiss sport snoM front every.part . of the World.
For actny years 140 Itc..hanlived in the Most
luxuriant style, 'having, like a certain other
rich man, "been clothed in purple and 'fine .
linen, and faring sumptuously every day.''
In p , ..rsun he_was above the medium size, fat
anal sleek, of pleasing addrtA'S and a generous
di , posijion;. exhibiting in his general deport- 4
mem to strangers the eharact ormiiCS - ef a welD•
f.sl -goo I•natured clergyman rather than those
of a heartless, unrelenting gambler. • -
His reputation for generosity was, widely
established If a college was to' be endowed,
a church built, or private charities to be die
petiSlid, his was sure to be aniong the most
thunitic enLeLtlnAdoations, — His - wifeinew'a .
widow, was u-of good parentage, a Woman or
.raro beauty_ and .accomplishments, possessing: .
social whibh, combined With ill°
dazzling 'allurements of:wealth, insured her
troops of Admirers and courtiers. Rolling
along the avenue in her magnificent eepiipage,
wlich far exeeeds richn - ess. and style that
of the Pre:tlilent of the United States, or that
of any' other gentleman in Wiishingten,. she
looked a vcl•y'sheen, being elite undisturbed
-by any thought that her presence sent.a dag
ger to scores of hearts :whose patrimony, un
lawfully obtained, had contributed to her en
joyment, in the same proportion. t fiat its loss
had added to the woes and wretchedness of
His r e establishment" was upon' Pennsylva
nia avenue, between the National Hotel and
the Capitol. Let us approach and look at it.
You enter by a door of - variegated stained
glass, which, by gas light, reflects all the ord.
or f t of. the rainbow. Ascending.a flight of
stairs you reach a door, pull the bell, , and -in
slant& a smalliaperture opens. rind you are
greeted pair of red eyes' and a (triable
row of ivory, set in black, which nominally
belong to Smith°, 'but which, in fact., are the
properly of the proprietor. A glance suffices.
y. on have tilled tianthe's eye end are deemed
Itas.atile. The door is at once opened and
you are ushered into the ante-room, the vesti
b 1 of Tali loon i aot_large bu etc
g.nit ly appointed—the chief. , attraction being
'the sideboard. which is of solid iiiarble and as
white as Diana's breast. Here are arranged
in long and glistening columns, decanters of _
cut glass, sparkling like brilliants, filled with
the choicest nectar, and blushing to the very
necks with' the glowing vintage of the olden
time. Ityou pass the rubieon without tasting .
its sparkling but dangerous waters, it, is not
'tram any dearth of hospitality on the part or
your persuasive host The spacious ••• Sport
ing hall "is now visible. The floor is covered
' with carpet hog fritm the Orient. of immense
'cost and marvellous beauty. The walls are
adorned with superb paintings of the old mas
ters and the new, while pendent from the win-
I lows hang curtains of embroidered lace, cov-
I °red with golden tapestry of Oriental magnifi
cence ; 101 th mirrors of mammoth size, reflect
n . .; your form and features from a score of
gleaming embrainres.• Along the hall, et con
venient distanees, ore relight circular tables
of polished-rmmwood, around which are seated -
0 umbarwof thOughtfuL . auxions, dark-visaged
men,' who heed you. not--their• eyes having
nnhcr and. stronger attraction One 'would
toll Ural& suppose this to be a theatre for jests, • .
th•ol.ery dud song, or bacchanalian revelings, •
or - pugdisticTencounters. Far fi.OM it. .
the moor:try - all is hushed, silent; Lepblebral
No real nolo Or tonal
the. o .oerlem walls is fOlllld. W
You are oppressed with the fearful stillness '
and awful silence which pervades Ole place.
.1 langh, or joke, or even a curse; would he a
sensible reliet'' But you hear nothing of this. .
An occasional lone breath, or half subdued
'algrat fchis the - ear - that. ilMie 'mad
devotees are possessed of lungs and - life.
An hour's invection satifies your curiosity,
and you are about Ittking your departure when
soft hand taps you on the shoulder . , and a
low,i . oice says: • Please don't leave, sm• sun
_will be ready in a few minutes.' At pre
cisely half past tea o'clock, ate doors of the
are itrown open, and supper is
ready ' proclaims an immediate armistice be-
to the combatants. slid invites to a moro
healthy and rariseal duty. The: long tables
gratin .behettth their burden of gold and silver
plate, end the beeps et' delicacies which stir-
,111Vit ilthorit liken!
from rthetbronm forests _of Wine. turkeys
limn the bruntl'savannalts of the West, canvas
backs from the - placid Pot stone. trout from
Superimc and salmon from the St. John's, to-
getter' with fruits, flowers, and winesi for
every taste and front every clime:
The repa:t over, you are permitted, with - a
patronizing invitation, to *call again, , •to niche
your retreak to the open air, there, ta . thank
Heaven th at you aro not.a worshipper within
this magnificent yet 'cheerless strode
Me . night's work, a fordays previous to
the ciwe of the last session, made end havoc
among jho coffers. ortl!is den. 'IL is enid, that
it dim ingnislied Simatur won .on thnt night
$180,000,_ which..hroke.the_bank, and aimed
A new - house, how-
a temporary ettstrootsiop
ever, nVno HOOll
. pitrchnAoci by him, tied was
magnitieently tleeernted; whet' the .fliMg of
Terrora," 111 - e great unbeaten and unaltalleng
ed. strpped -in and -closed the - game of nib
A Lawymts Sway.r-Tem styikes flak over
the' shouldere with a rattan nal)* as your lit. -
Ile linger. A lawyer in his indictment, would
len you the stor,y as follows:
And that whereon the said Tliomas, at DM.
said place, on the year and day .afoecsaid; in
and upon .the body (alto said Richard, against •
he people ot; the St Pennsylvatiia ; and
their dignity, did make a most violent 'assualt,'
oil a great many and •divers
imp , thumps limeys, contusions gash
U., hurts wound's, , damages' and . • '
tipet7'.l he; Itead..'neek,,, breast; ntainnok
hips. Imees shine and heels of ; said
ilieerff canes., poles,. eluti,,,
w. ant, ..stenes. dagger:3; tiirlis,, de, 018 . 01 . 8,%,
A:1111:6:8es. Vtolgeons, .`and • •
pia' a, ;than and there. held , in the'r<.
It etnla fists, e' aws anti eltitehes of hiM t [laid •
Here iu•e venison