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U. S. GOVERNMENT
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emirs of ,tato--Wm. 11. SEW tan.
of i ta,rior—Cm.r.il SMITII.
1, of Tr,a4nry—Ssi 110 ., P. CLIASY..
• t War—Somo, CorrnoN.
•:1 y 95 NiiVy —CsIDE/N •
I' I t-str , s (loner tI—'‘IONT, ,, MEIIS BLAIR.
f;(*noral—gm, tlto niTI.H.
ChlotJastl, of Stirs Unitas] St3LOS—R, R. TANEY'
—k•III`IEW O. CURTIN.
r D. Mocnr..
Supremo (I , ,ult—E. hrwis, J. M• ARAI
tiTito Nu, B. LO\ JUN G. W. Wooir,‘ mu). J our M. READ
lent . .I.lllles 11. Ornhain.
attu J Llligt::l—liun. Michael Cocklin, Samuel
_ .t, At V. D. °Bioko.
0 01 , 11 , .t.11 . V—lienittrulu Duke.
tt.yi :ft., —V. A. Itrndy.
,Iterlti—ltobt. , ,Meettriney; Deputy, B. Keeper.
C',.,tet v Trel,lrer—llfred 1.. eponsler.
lobe A. Dunlap.
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C-Tomlsioners—Natbalviel 11. BelcelK, James
Ti Vo 011,. Gee Miller. Clerk to Commissioners,
Dlreetor , the Poor—Jno. Trimble, Alre.hamßos.
I John Superintendent of Poor Itous3
SOKOL) O. OFFICERS
Chief llurg,,s—doh No!no,
A s9lntant II orgooh—.l.lmn Son,man.
Gut.M.ill, Wm. W. D. 310, J. 11
Iry i no. H t uln I)arney. John Halbert, J. H. Parlor, Frod
hl 11 k S:1111 aol Ensmlngor.
Clork to (Intl •;..11.— Ills. C. Masonbelmer.
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1111,11 111g111i111,-- , 101). Bondy, Jostpli Stuart. Ward
Constable , —Jury b Bretz, Andros, Martin.
.1 nst ire. of tho to:,Shonator, David Smith
^ haul Ltolconib, Abm Doh ty1p±31•;;.,...,,,
.erlan Church, Northwest anglo of Gen
inar4. Rev. Conway P. Wing l'astor.—dorvices
every Sunday Morning at 11 o'clock, A. M., and 7 o'clock
Preibyterian Church, corner of South Hanover
sari Pomfret :itreets. Rev. Mr Eel's, Pastor. Services
commence at II o'clock, A. :IL, and 7 o'clock P. M.
.1 Ain's Church. (Prot. Episcopal) northeast angle of
Centre Square. Rev. r'raneii .I.l' lure, Rector. Servicos
at I l o'clock A. M., and 3 o'clock. P. 31.
Enulish Lutheran Church. 'Wilford between Main
at' her streets. ltov. Jacob Fry, Pastor. Services
ut I I wets •Ii A. .11., dad 61 .3 ' o'clock I'. M.
Ceram:l Reformed Church, Loather, between Mtn.
over and Pat .trouts. Rev. Samuel Phillips, Pastor.
SCI :It 11 o'elock A. 31. and o) o'clock P. M
Met t, list R. ,'hunch, "first charge) corner oh Main and
Pitt s tort s. Rev. Joseph A. Rose. Pastor. Sorrlws At
11 toe, A. it. and S o'clock I'. 31
yl I, ,1 is! E. Church., sue" ud charge.) Rev. Unman M.
3".11u-to Ca 'tea. Services In Emory 5.1.. E. Church at 11
0 '11.00,111° 111.
I' l',l,:a'tt Catholic Church, Pomfret near East at.
Re James Kelley, Pastor. Services every other
II:OM - Olt at IS o'clock. Vespers nt 3.
11,0.1.,.1 Lutheran Church corner of Pomfret and
11 , I , rd streets. Rev. (1. A. Strum% Pastor. Services at
11 ''dark, A . .V
and o,„ o'clock, P. M.
ti ...hen changes in the above are necosaary the
proper persous are requested to notify us.
Bev. R. M. Johnson, D. D., President and Professor o.
Moral &Warn. '
Janus \V Marshall.
IV dna to C. Wilson, A. M., Professor of :Natural Science
and Curator of the Museum.
ker. Win. L. Boswell, A.M.., Professor of Greek Lau•
gu5....0 and Literature.
Sato uul D. gill luau, A. M., Professor of Mathematics.
tidayman, A. M., Professor of Latin *Lan
guages and Literature. .
A. F. Mullin, 4. D., Principal of the Draminnr
BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS
Andrew Blair. President, 11. Brixton, P. Quigley, B
Cor Is Ilion. C. P. Stomach:l.lJ. II emit ton, Bocretitry,Jason
NV, Eby, Treasurer. Joh Nlix,songer. Meet on
ttro 1 lot Monday of each Month at 8 o'clock A. M. at Ed
c..n.usia, DEPOSIT BAN Lt.—President, It. M. Henderson,
C,shier, W. M. Beaten; ; Asst. Cashier,J. P. Hasler;
Teller, Jam. Ileney,; Clerk, C. B Plaer; Messenger,
J . Underwood; Directors, It, Id. Henderson, John
7.11,4, Samuel Wherry, J. D. Gorges, Eklles Woodburn,
Woodward, Col. Henry Legal., Hugh Stuart, and
J a mes Anderson.
CUMBERLAND VALLEE RAIL DOAn COMPANT.—PTOSIMIIII,
Frederick Watts: Secretary and Treasurer, Edward M.
Diddle; Superintendent, O. N. Lull. Passenger trains
twiec a day. Eastward leaving Carlisle at 10.10 o'clock
A. M. and 2.44 o'clock P. M. TWo trains every day
Westward, leaving Carlisle at 0.27 o'clock A, M., and
• C ;atomic W. AND WATEnCebtrAity.—President, Leal.
not Todd; Treasurer, A. L. 4iponsler ; 'SuPerluiendent,
Geo, ,re Wise; Directors, E. Watts,' Win. idllleetem,
E. Biddle, Henry Saxton, It. C. Woodward, John 11.
Bratton, F. Gardner, and Jahn Campbell.
CUIIIIIIIMAMD VALLEY'. BaNk.—Prsident, John-S._ Ster
rett; Cashier, 11. A. Sturgeon; Teller, Sea. C. ll oRe r:—
.DiroctorH, John S. Sterrett, Wnt. Nor, Molcholr. lirene
man, Richard Woods. John C. Dunlali, itobt. 0. Sterrett,
11. A. Sturgeon, and Captain John Dunlap.
Cutuhorlo,..!. Star Lodge No. 197, A. Y. M. manta tit
Marion hall ou the 2ud and 4th Turadayo of every
at. Johns Lodgo No 260 A. Y.M. Moots id Thurs.
day of each month, at Marion JIM. „
Carlisle Lcidgo No 911. O. of O. F. -- Meeks - Monday
eveningy at Trouts building. .
The linion gird Company wee organized. in 1189.
Presian.it, E. Cornman ; Vice , President. .:Samuel
Wetzel; Secretary, J. D. Hampton ; Treasurer, P. Mon
yer.. Compauy meets the that Saturday, lulJarch, June,
September, and December.- • .z , ,
The , Cumberland Fire Company was Instituted Fehr*.
cry 18, 1609. President, Thos. ,Tilina aeon Secretary
Philip Quigley; TreaSerer,E.D. Quigley' The company
meets' on the third. Sattirday of %January; April, July,
and October:' r •
The (toed 11'illatese Company was instituted in March,
1855. -President, IL A. Sturgeon., Alen .President, C. , P.
Heinrich ;- Becretaryi.Villilam . 1). Halbert; 'treasurer,
Joseph W. Ogliby. The company Ine,3tn-tho 'second
Thursday or January, April, July; and October.
The Empire Hook and Ladder Company was Instkut.
od In 1859, President, Wm. Porter •„Y Ice President.
John 0. Amami' Treasurer,-John Campbell ;..Becretary,
John W. Paris., The company meets on the' fleet Fri ,
day In January,,April, julrand October. ' •
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• Ir;iiii iaa .Eie.i4jjk;
- r.ltegulwr monthly: mouitT)g—Th 4 e y
'Prayar_utilothig—Sunday'Aft9r Afternoon at 4 . - 0 .1. C r 1 . 61 . 1C,. ,,. . n ,
rtomilng Room_Ani.l,,LATAry 7 7401qp_to . o ; op
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oV.pry uvonhig7g,undliyaexcepted) frOra. 17, ocpc .
--- 13ftnagera ospeciallrworcome. — -
RATES OP POSTAGE.
n -I , notage on all lottersof one-half amigo Weight or.uni
dor3 centa • pro paid, except to California or Oregon,
whlgh 1010 cen,sprepahl:
Pootago on the!'Herald:'—within the County, free
Within the State 10. oral te per year. To any part of th,
140 ted.Statos 20 canto." Proximo on all tranalent paper.
00.1er 3 ounces In weight, 1 cent prepaid or two cent,
otaitinn. ' Advertinad lettere, to bo charged,Vith the coat
DY WALLP.R THOUNDURY.
Never thoughtful, wise, or sainted,
This hi how thn Dutchman painted—
Glossy satin, nila shine;
Amber rich, as bright as wino.
Red-nosed rascal, cap awry,
Holding flagon to his 9 , 0,
Every word a curse or lie.
litancht Coasts and 'Zealand dances
Drunken skips, and reeling prances
Troopers with red drums and lances
Gallants robed in purple cloak,
Orange scarfed. w•ho drink and smoke,
Careless a hat boor's head la broke.
Indies Irian In
Swans lawn edged, each onnn goidesa;
But laughing at art ape—which odd is
'Knaves in steeple hats. who loan,
Over dnor-hatch—vine leered green—
Gadding round the window screen.
Itrut‘l hours, who siCutn a lute—
Screw their moos to a flute—
Grey stud scarlet each ntan's Su
Pipnro maddening at n fair;
M,,untel,:uika who make fools otaro ;
Drunkon fightn, with lugging hair.
Cavaliers In silver gray,
Looking, In a goddon tray,
At a skittle player's flay.
Tranquil groups 01 dappled ithae;
Yellow, red, or dark of wine.
Willows standing in a line.
tong ranaTs 'mid sunny grass.
Whore the harden drag and prise;
Stared at by the milking lass.
Cuyp's rich mellow. gold I see;
Tonnier's silver purity;
Potter's broad ser'enity-7
Jewel color, (dear of dye ;
Chrystal—tender to the eye;
Subtle lu each hirmony.
1. ( - nor.) , satin's rolling shine—
A labor silk, as bright as wino—
Never thoughtful 'vise or sainted—
This iv how tho -Dutchman painted.
LOVE 1N kiIdINTUOKY
Waiting for clients is not the Most
agreeable employment in life. If you
have a good digestion you can take your
quantum surf. of Chitty & Smith's lead
ing cases, with an occasional quid of Coke
upon Littleton ; and having read yourself
into a 'state of torpor, you can take a walk
or gallop on horseback; or, if disposed to
waste your time, you can.do so by devot
ing an hour to some pretty maid or charm
.ing widow,' taking care• •not to commit
yourself unnecessarially. In this way I'
worried through my first year in Barring
ton, a large town in Kentucky, where I
chanced to settle. For the first week, I
turned my head sharply when the door of
my office opened, expecting to sue a cli
ent. My nerves had ample time to be
come tranquil, however ; and after a few
months I was so - accustomed to solitude,
that I should have regarded an actual lit
igant, fee in band, as a being for wboui
the sexton would presently come _ with a
habeas corpus. The only person who
commiserated me was the faithful Jake,
who attended to my rooms. Being na
turally social, he thought a man shut up
at work all day the most wretched of crea
" Massa Bill," (African for William
Tompkins, attorney and counsellor,) "it
seems to me you powerful lonesome here
in Barrington. Little white, too, 'bout
the chops•" (I had not then the hand
somely grizzled beard which now .adorns
my face.) " Lor, don't, I wish you knew
my old masses Barr'], (Harwell.) Jest, to
be dar 'bout bog•killio „time, scare up
fox or two at night, drive a deer down
from the knobs in the inornin', den cavort
roue' the country on horseback, see tut,
key shootin' an' do scrub races, an', may-,
be, do a. little courtiu' when it come
It was a•tempting picture which Jake
presented. I did know his toaster, tho'
not intimately, I. meditated. .
"I should like to Lave -- ti - "of'dok — at a
" C or.a-inighty, massa, Pao nigger, and
some folks tink dey don't know noffin. 2 --
But, let Jake alone.,. I go Sunddy to
Massa Barr'l's, craze ole Sally she - looks
for me. Hi ! Chasin' arter the dogs at
BUD up through the black jacks is botter'n
loafin' in dis dead-an'-live town."
It was ‘Satmday ; that night, armed
with a pass, Against; molestation' by; the
patrol, Jake went home. • I thought- no
more of the hunting, but amused myself
next :day as well _as . I .could, malting . a .
synopsis . of:Brother Banger's sermon. I
had many times wandered after him thro'
the tangled shrubbery of his periods, but.
I thought I would this time set down log
ically his premises, major aid minor, with
the conclusions, mathematically - speaking,
to reduce his vulgar fractions, with swell
ing denominators; to lowest terms. But,
did you.ever wait_for.the settling- of -the---•
froth of now-ale?
I Ilavo beard some startling sermons in
-my time. Think of a man with cropped
hair, groveling look . , no manners, the ac.
tion of a wood bawyerond. the tone of a
bull, getting up, pulling his coat 'off, loos-
Cuing his "cravat, and then " going hi"
after- this fashion : "Brethith an' sitev'n,
'l'm all the way from indianny- 7 1111, where
I left my wifo'n, six children—ah ; , to
come "over here an' preach to you,tliii Gos
!--alt I I ain't got no
,Itivnin', an' I
dhn't want zany. I'm prond to. he as .
Ign'iant as my loid an! master- 7 0, an'
his disciples an' bis apostles—ah I , If
God wanted me to balie larninah,-he'd
a gin me,laVnin'." ',A.nd so on for ah helm
am ready; to make aflida.Vit having 'heard'
this-exercise--tbe aka , exploded: like
day in - tlfe - Woods; *here ' froni
dome on,horseback, hoheld .the Motley,
crowd • that:gathors• on suck occasions,
Ido tot believe, however, the story. ,
which my friend James tells of a young
preacher, who, in..tite midst of the long
prayer before sermon, casting his 'eyes
furOely upon his watch on: the. pulpit
A PAPMES4 . -WEO4I WIEIN -., vaIKELT.:'.:::..VEU;c: EA&
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cushion, and Seeing that a considerable , startled.me. I saw the„fether, with, :his
portion of the customary fifteen minntes pride, self-will, and tettergy,'r thundering
remained to be filled, went through every alongle - the track cif — thle7filigitiicrea.
form of petition he had ever heard, in- hardlY khew whether te'4Vigh -I for';,tlipli
eluding the restoration of the Jews .to escape or not, -feared4or -the young..
Palestine and the coming of the millenium; man, howsoever it-fell out ; •
and at last, thinking „of an expedient I Manly was the son' otawhigonsmaker in
which had sometimes served him in eking !Btirrington, " poor,bu: holiest," who-had
out an unsatisfactory exhortation, exclaim-; brought up a nutneroua;;emily, 'feared
ed, " And now, .0 Lord, I will relate an God, and obeyed the : laws . ..l:The eldeSt,
anecdote!" son was 'of medium height ,shut
I repeat, I do not believe this story, I puny beside th'e tall men :Oho are reared
although it has some features of probe- in Kentucky. He was sh Pelyntid even .
bility. graceful, but slender in figure and rear' s -
To return. On Monday, 'Jake appeared big in manlier. While other, young men
with a knowing face. Presently the cause I hunted and revelled, he .read and studied,.
of his knowing expression came but.— until his complexion beChine singularly
Col. Barwell called. It was county court delicate for that scorching,olimate. When
day, when every farmer of slbstanee (and ' he was described to me, Iswe,ll remembered
sonic without) came to town to do busi- hielarg,e blue eyes, full of ilatelligence and
!less. The Colonel was, in many respects, I sensibility,' and so shy withal, that no ohe
a very rein:Mt - able man. He Was tall, had more than a passiresglatiee from them.,
(six feet two,) broad-shouldered, and not This was theman whuladjascipated the
too corpulent. His leonine hair fell back- stately-and self-assured rs eirl; -this fellow as ,
ward from a fair brow, while the lower timid as adeor with his horns in the ;vel
part of his face was browned, and his solid vet, lied Succeeded while a score of vigor
chin thickly set, with stumps of blue black ' ousgallanta were waiting foten epportuni
_beard. A more commanding person one ty.' s_ss -
would s ildont see. Two things you would Next day, towards evening, young.
be cm taro of': first, that Col. Burwell had Manly,with acompanion namedCockburns
the most flourishing farm in the country; came back to Parrington' without the
second, that his family (in his own opin- yming lady. " - As the toWn'was full Ora'
ion) was, beyond comparison, the first and thousand flying stories aliadt the elope
bluest blooded that ever sprang from old ment, the disappointed hero. was over-
Virginia. His courtesy was overwheln! wheltned with questions. --This was the
ing in its stateliness. He had come to explanation :
ask me to make him a visit. Jake's in-Colonel Barwell had puShed on to the
tervention Was politely kept in the back- 'last inn on the border of Tennessee, and
ground. His daughter, attending school had there learned that tlie, lovers had
in Barrington, was going to return with preceded him at least an hour, and that
him that day, having a vacation of a few they were at that time,- probably,' man
weeks. My business was not troublesome, and wife. The innkeeper lidded, that he
and nothing stood in the way of accept- expected them to return .and, pass the
ance: In the afternoon, Colonel Barwell night at his house. ; There was no alter
called for me, and, having mounted- our native; the baffled father sent his foam
• hor'sess westside - 'to the' seminary. Th-e- ing horse to the stable and waited for
daughter was already at the door in a them.
riding suit. A young fellow came out, • Meanwhile the fug,itiVes fotind-the'rna
and, as I thought, exchanged a significant gistrate who generally tied the - hurried
glance with her. The Colonel bent his ;mots for couples fretn Kentucky: en.
scowling regards upon the youngster as fortunately, he had no blank licenses re
he walked away, but neither spoke or re- (iked by law, and to serve the present
cognized the other. purpose he took one which had been used,
" Come, my daughter," said Col. Bar- erasing the old names and! .filling in. the
well, " Jake is holding your horse." new. The ceremony performed in this
' As. we rode away, I took my place at irregular way, the young couple returned
her right, being beckoned there by her in
. high spirits, and soon reached the inn.
father. It was really a new sensation to A bountiful supper awaited; them,_ and
me, to come in contact with such a fresh when it was finished the bride - was slievisrf
and spontaneous nature Very handsome, to her chamber. Miss Celia - was
animated, vivacious, and natural, I really mingf.esong as she opened,!,the ,deor, but
think she spoke just as she thought, and the -notes froze in her th.)/e - 4 when the
without a particle of policy or reserve.— light she carried fell upon; ` - s!'„tern fee-
Nevertheless, she did not once allude to tines of her feather. lie -', 4 .,,slhefore her
the youth who bad departed with the re- just. in. the. ro,;:is - s css - re:.‘siisc, 41'c:bilks:sr
flection of her smile on his face; and I in his silent fare.
suspected that her rapid and oven bril- " Father!" it was all she c iuld say.
giant-talk was the result of effi - irt. " Daughter !" And he steed with fold-
In .due - time we traversed the sixteen ml arms. "Se, 'pm ran away,'" he went:
miles which constituted our journey to on at length—" ran away, like ono of the
Col. Barwell's estate. Our ride through poor trash.' My daughter. who can
the prairie land, covered here and there marry whom she likes! lam not angry,
with stunted, scraggy black jacks, dues but I am ashamed of yaw"
not require any special mention ; neither She did not speak. Proud and reso
shall I describe the house, the negro quer- lute as she was, she knew her master.
tors, thlliennels, and stables. Are there " Arc you married ?"
nut tourists who do this? Nor shall I She bowed silently. ;
dwell upon the sumptuous entertainments, "According to law? Oh, you don't
the old-fashioned Virginia dances, the 'know ! We'll see about that. Now, my
morning dances, the eXhilsrating • life in I daughter, Jou haven't but one life to live,
the open -air, the freedom from restraint, land we can't have it wasted in experi
which makes a Kentucky farmer's house meats. When it is a proper time for
the most delightful place to visit i n the !you to marry, I shall allow you a free
(western) world. Miss Celia was my con- I choice; but you are a foolish child now,
stint companion, and Jake was our faith- and nothing more. You thought it
ful squire. But I c o u ld no t forget that would be funny or romantic to do this,
youngster, and I felt sure that Miss Bar- as though it were something that could
well did not forget him either. lam not be undone! I shall take you home with
the hero of my. own story : the youth had me, and you can then reflect.- I - don't
been before hand with me. believe you will disgrace yourself by
, Jake drew conclusions rapidly. choosing any such low-flung people. But,
" Powerful good girl, Miss Cely, caze I j first, of all, whose notion was it, this run
knows her from a picanninny. Carried niog away, yours or his?"
her in my arms; reckon couldn't do it e Mine," she answered, tremblingly,
now, nohow." And Jake laughed, but perhaps not trul:!, for her father's eyes
continued : " Dere's only two of 'em fp shone as lie put the last question ; and,
sheer the property, Miss Cely and Mika' 'knowing the violence of his wrath, she
Anny : short division, hi ! a big farm an'. saw that.a tempest was about to break on`
lots--o' niggers. Couldn't do, heifer, the unlucky bridegroom. -
ways. And, Massa Bily (neaping.tne,) "I shall see you again, presently," said
60 likeste s liaongslto. ahoulds the-Tntbee;: _He -walked; to - the-dhosvandss
taking the key, went out, ann locked her
Nothing could bo mere touching than in. He bad not far to go. Manley had
the pride and affection Col. Ber Well; felt heard- voices, and was coming up, when
in his daughter. Ho watchedlier spark• he encountered the man whom, of all men
ling thee at the table, and followed 'her living, he dreaded to meet.
steps across, the floor with all a father's • " Are you the fellow' 'that has.stelen
fondness in his eyed. His wife w,aticlead; my daughter ?" asked-, the Colonel. _
he bad no son ; and his second daughter, N pw , whatever braVery_Manley bad, it
Anne, was plainer, and of a quiet turn. did 'not nerve him to look calmly on
I remained a week, and tho bunting tbreAdning muzzles, or to be cheerful in
was successful. On sine occasion Colonel antieiptition of liaising' his bones broken.
Barwell gave a proof of his 'astonishing He had-a theoretical or sentimental cour
skill with the, 'rifle. Jake bad come age,'very well in its -way, inasmuch as it
beMo,...carrying the...carcase of a-buek s and has sustainedssones - ver3r trembling - kiees.
the Colonel, and I sauntered_ through the on their -way to the stake; but it was not'
woods. It was a heavy gun-s-not the one. of the kind needful in a "scrimmage,"
he.used for birds and squirrels; but noth- when, after natural means are 'exhausted,
ing escaped him Squirrels; ""which' I:the bowie-knife comes in to settle the•af
eoeld not see s came tumbling down -froth fair.
.So : Menly, feeling an uncertainty
the trees; partridges and quails dropped in hie legsond a prodigious thumping at,
among the low bushes ; in every case the his heart, answered, in words thatoeemed
ball touched only the head, to haVe the 'Riley.'
De you never hit in the body ?" I Yes„ eir—tha is, - I married her - --by'h'er
asked: consent. She was—was r not stolem t " •
'Never in this kind of pine, 'lf I 0 Oh, not,stolen! Now,'str, I want . to, know
should kill a bird-or a squirrel' With a ball about the-ceremony.. Tell me what'was done
in his crap, I should leave it in rho bush= Mr, Manley wit's not a man with a legal ed
- heat:ion: 'of lie would 'have It'ilown better than
to admit away his Oasis In foot; ho • had a
foolish Bert, of frankness that is highly eom-.
mended in story books, Maio very badTpliey,
,especially in dealing ivith .an antagenist,like.
Colonel SO he' told' what hLi !ME.:
pened; not omitting the mending' of. the'seo
ond•haudliceese. Agleam of delight lighted.-
up the eolonl's iron face ;whea ho heard that,
"Caught 11i your trap', you fool!" ,he
- eteltiiine,d . The - Marriage u o tidgal iiet"
,worth.tm triuoltae Contipental currency ;.void!
fromr thr6lit , egineing.. My s ,daugh ter, is „ not
your Wiltsi you feel I Perhaps . yeti
! eon flake!l);•.!.•!ifitgeniwiieel - Think , yonrself
flitiliegnwsvith - a whisto•Okiii,msf - -
Aleeley„sstiairiianti,,by„the teutiti t saed-ssid
,something htickut, appealing to -- the • cloughtor.
Thh 061414 'unidetibcl the . arid;
tho'llitetilfeld:lis - -7k - tiolis - thessnitiffirsle'd
people IV4if 1 0.;;t; r,!
' "My illeq.teri , , you. hOO brou
tigelieelfetoy'ed. , Thie marriage was
a sharn - --14.110' : Yemiseither the righte
the piotection'ef'erife. ' Now go home with
me. I only aSittieti'te stay three weeks. If
at the end of that.tihfs'you.wish to merry this
map,' you shall honorable wedding at
my hone°, But I4bu't believe. that,' poises-,
log your amass, you will ever - miry each h'
I Mentally deterinined . not to become a
target for Col..Barwell as , long as .there
was.any, ether for him to shoot tit.. ,
:On, the morning when .I'lvttkto 'return
hoMe, my. host 'expressed the., customary
satisfaction_at the .visit, in whieh _l...heart
ho assured me that he
. remetu lieunt, any.legal busine.ss
:he have,. •
(the'preftx id, universal" in
Kentiielry) 'damn to' the stile, and kindly
b e ' I afterwards r~etnem
Bored that'.l"i4aw her 'slip 'Hotnething: into
into Jake's. hand;
.I:resnmeq- my: forrherjnodOof. life: A.
fortnight:paisedywhen - nnmervening,,going
to the hotel for tea l I heard ..that Colonel
Barwell's daughter'had eloped with young.
Manly—for.a Gretna Greeo,ruarriage, in,
Tennessee, it wai;.uitpPosed—and that the
father was in hot pursuit - Then I re-
Membered the letter given to Jake, .and
the, sig.:fadeout glances betw.een.Miss . oolin,
and. the unknown young -man. The news
CARLISLE, PA., FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1,. 1861
Mean-spirited fellow ['she hasshoWn himself."
Hero Cookburn interrupted. from the stair
rvay you are fool enough to agree to that,
. Manley', than yeti. PO a Mean-spirited follow;
and 'you - don't deserve to have her."
this pitching in With:his: cook a-
doodle•doo'?" inquired .the Colonel.. Como
here, you, if you want your.comhout.". And
he took out a ketiu,glitteringbowid-knife, and
felrtli`ii age "With histhuntb: - Manley c'euldnot
repress a altudiloras he sawsthiSunnonceined
handling of thefearful weapon. Ho spoke,
however,' more calmly than before.
. "Cockburn, I don't want any blood shdd
on my Occount—your blocid least of all. As'
I said before, I did not-steal. the Young lady-,
and toprove that I have no wisp to control
her against her will, I will leave.it for her
to decide; If she loves me, she will. not
leaVe me for her father'sthreats. If we are
not lawfully married, it will be easy to have
'the ceremony. lawfully perforated. I shall not
answer Colonel Barwcll's flings at my father's
business. Some people, whom the world con-,
eiders great, have not been ashamed of the
labor - of their hands. -And there are many
Helix:len whom I would not . exchange places
with, if.t had to take their ignorance, their
animal habits, and brutal' tember e " .
• A few minutes earlier, this retort would
have cost the young man his life. As it was,
Celia turnekpale, while she- watched the play
of passion in her father's face.. But he, feel
ing pretty sure of-triumph, was willing to
'let the - youth talk, and preferred on the
'whole - not to have the trouble and scandal
of a fight.
"Conic, daughter,you have. heard the young
spark. Ho • can talk, though. he-hasn't the
pluck to do anything else." (Still feeling the
edge of the knife, .and eh )wing, his teeth to
Manley with an expressive smile) " Will
you go home with me? I tell you in three
weekS you shall have your dieted."
She wavered. Sho looked towards
lotiar, With tearhil one word'
from him would have brouzlit him to her
But that foolish uprightness of his
Field him silent. lie said what he - had to
say. If she came to him, he thought, she
musticome of her own free will. He would
not lift a finger to induce her.
"Decide," said the Colonel. "Ifyou leave
me, leave your name behind you; for.l swear
I will never own you, nor shall you ever
have a crust fro Mme to save you from star
She moved a step towards her father.
lie opened his arms. .
"Can you forgive cue, George?"• she said.
"It is only for a little while. 1 swear I will
never marry any but you. But to please my
father,--and you know what he has. prom-
ised---will yoli not let me n•o? Then- we'll
have h wedd'ng with our relations and friends
- 1 can't bear to go off with fa' herKenrse on
my head. Won't you forgive me, George?
I will be true to you,'"
What the father thought, lie kept in his
own'breast. He clasped his daughter in his
arms, and throwing a cold glance over his
sholder to Manley, said with ironical cour
tesy, "You can g), young in in, And you
may us well order your horse to be fed for
an early start."
am tsliTige,l to you," said Manley. '
You can keep your advice fur another.
As for yon, Celia, I must abide by your
decision. Some!hing within tolls me that we
part forever. But - the' die is cast by - your
hued. Farewell !"
Next day Colonel 13arivell and his daugh
ter started homeward. Manley and C ,ek•
burn sat at the door, but no words were
interchanged. An hour or two later the
young men followed, reaching Barrineton
in the evening. The most disappointed and
enraged man of the r arty was Cockburn.
Thouglyiess stalwart and muscular than the
Colonel, he was full of reckless impetuosity,
and was keenly sensitive to the imputation
of cowardice. It chafed him to see his
friend's tame acquiescence in Colonel Bar•
well's insolent dietatation, and lie would
have been glad to have a brush if his prin
cipal had shown the lesst disposition to
" We shall be laughed out of the world
fur this," was his hundred times repeated
consolation to the downcast bridegroom
on the way honie. "Two young men to
let one old fellow bully thcm,..ride over
them roughshod, and carry off the girl
when they had her sure: You and I
could have chawed him up in threo min-
" But -he was too well armed."
"Never mind his butcher knife: That
isn't worth shucks wheu you close in.—
(live a regular bear's hug, and a man
can' carve you up."_
"But I don't want a fight."
"Then what on earth did you go in
for? DOn't grip with
Tar mean to use - your nails. We go
.home like a couple of dogs with their
tails between their legs. You ,ean jump
into _Green - River, or take lodgings in
the Mammoth Cave, bat you can't hold
up your head in Barrington. What
made you - tell him about that license ?"
Why, you said it was legal." ,
So I say now; the girl is your' 'Wife.
But you might have kept your mouth
shut ( , •
-J.l'he nearer they got to the town the
more the dread.of ridicule weighed upon
• "We are disgraced—cowed like span
iels—not worth the,-powder to blow-us -
." Well, what could I. have done ?"
'" Stood .up-for your Tights, demanded
your wife,ithowed, fight. The old man
Wouldn't care to have a ball through MS
body any more' than you Or I. Besides, -
your wife luid nobody -to go to. You'
didn't show her -that you -wourd, protect
her, and scr'you mode' her :give Up "to
a'But-Ws-over now, and I have agreed
to-wait three weeks!?, - 7.!.. , •
'.Don't hem spoonoy and .let the. wool
be. pulled over your ey.ks..i.u_tluttLway.,.',l
tell yelpheis . yourwife, and-she showcd:
he disposition plain enottglv,
dier father's place and .talte.lieri'4,
Poor, Nanly was , a sad.. dilemtna...i.—.
3110. shame and
,uiortifteation,of the affair
Were spitq o.llopghlii,titctut t the, stinging,
taunts, of companion. • .He saw.ho,w
ho,.had'.been bullied and swindled, and,
but for his W9rii; ho would hdvd risked,
fife ,life in the attempt,' to' re6ilver'his
ijitac: ,- ..N.o T Ariat) . becomes 'so 'reckle'ssly
I.ifa'vo as a rriuh ofd delicate; Sensitive,'
'Oowardli -nature; litunsr ;tab ~, ufadness,' or'
turtiedtto - , - barin - despalt. - ' %
''ettery tortitf.of . Kentucky- ther's,46
set'cif.gentlernanly 'loafers, yvlio, in pleas':' . .
nut' weather, sit- on eliaira 'a
-tilt .at the:
streot,,corners .. under the tracts
round • With the shadoW the whole day.—
When it is: cool they congregate
yers' . oftices, 'groceries, bar-rooms, the
clerk's offioe wherever their.oompany
is welcome. Quids of tabacco and home ,
made cigars arc their .solace, whitttling
cedar sticks is, their ostensible employ
ment, and telling stories and playing
practical jokes their diversion. _Woe .to
the uulucy wight whose short-comings or
mistakes bring him under their notice.—
Dante never dreamed of worse refinement
of torture than they know how to apply.
Their latighter is worse than • a volley,
their jibes are more'to be dreaded than a
thrust from a two-inch blade. It is use
less for a man to say he don't care. They
give the cue to the town, and every face
is wreathed in smiles, every finger is
pointed, every. voice says, " Aba 1"
No man can face a whole , community
long. Into such a nest of hornets came
Manly and Cockburn. Every Where the,
ludarousiiii(F- of VT - elopement was the
theme of jeering conversation. Verses
were extemporized upon it, and were sung
by all the idle rascals in town, black and
white. Manly was treated to a mock
serenade; horns were blown, kettles were
beaten ; one of the serenaders had a tame
crow which ()awed in concert; another
led a venerable goat that bleated whqa.bi3
beard was pulled; for Manly it was Rin
deinonium let loose. The company had
thoughts of bestowing similar delicate at.
tentions.on Cockburn; but the more pru
dent" i'Miminbered hiS 'revolver, and
thought it bat not to run the risk of be
Cockburn met Manly next day, and
was surprised to see the ch.mge in his
fire..... Thgy;h still gale - agd„thin e
'bloodless lips Were sharply compressed,
and his eyes, no longer humid and wo
manly, shone with a cold, steady lustre.
” You see now," said Cockburn, " we
might as well be in the infernal regions.
Something must bca done. Wo can't kill
all three fellows; they are too many.—
You have nothing left but., your choice
between three things—to run away, Cut
your throat, or go and get your wife."
" I will go and get my wife
"Good I" exclaimed Cockburn.
begin to believe Yon."
Their plan was speedily arranged.—
Cockb.urri, undertook to engage two_ or
three meri ::to. accompany them. They
thought the display. of force would intimi
date the Colonel into submission.
Strange that any persons could have
been found to go on so desperate an er
rand. Perhaps..- But what-- enterprise,
however, foolhardy, has ever failed to
draw followers froru among the fearles ,
spirits of Kentucky ? If Moline del Rey
is to be stormed, Kentuckians are the
first to,seale the walls. If Buoena, Vista
is to bc,) : -wod )Lit.b, Ken
tucky rifles and cavalry are ready.
Preparations were speedily and silently
made, and next morning at
Manly and Cockburn, with three friends,
all armed to the teeth, set out for Colonel
13arwell's estate. All of them wore
cloaks or loose coats, to conceal their
weapons; and as they had kept their in
tention secret, they expected to take the
enemy completely by surprise.
But the proverbial " little bird" carried
the news; in this case it was a black bird
—namely Jake. In some mysterious
way he heard what was -going on, and at
once came to me.
" Massa Bill, dere's trouble a brewin'
for 010 Massa Barr'!. Dat yer Manly an'
Cockburn is goin' to-morror to fotch away
Miss Cely, an' to shoot the of 'man if "he
gets in de way."
Jake in common with all his race, bad
a mortal contempt for "po'r white trosh,"
and he was - rejoiced beyond measure when
his master came home - VietOrions. " I
'spected he was done shot of diit po'r
white-livered chap, an' dat Miss Cely 'd
be 'shamed of stoopin' to de low-flung
people for a man. Gor-a-mighty, I hope
010 massy, 'il gib de whole crowd some
lead to fotch back wid 'em ! Don't you'
Massa Bill ?"
I had not made up my mind.
" BUt, Massa 13111, wouldn't you now
be a fries' to ole massy, and jest ride over
an' let him know, so's they shan't jump
On _him onawarea ?' • s,
"Me! GO sixteen miles at night! I
think I shall not interfere in the quarrel.
Why don't you go yourself? Mind; I
don't tell you to do it, nor advise you."
"Oh, Massa, you'se sartin lawyer
enough to know dat niggbr's word ain't
good for nothinffin court ; and if 'dCre's
any trouble, ole massy may be 'ill want to
show th t die knowed de rascals was a
The astute Jake ! To think that be
was - mein far-seeing than I, in rny own
Notwithstanding, I kept my ground. I
did not see any reason why I should de
eke :that Manly, or even thelare-brained
Cockburn shmild bo shot. But Jako was
bent oThliis errand, and, after borrowing
a dollar frormine, set out and found some
white man to accompany. him: I neither
helped nor hindered. A little after sun
rise Miss Celia was • making' Ifor tOilOtte,
when , she heard the•trainp of horses; She
looked• out of the windoW•and'reoognized
her. lover and Cockburn.. What she felt,
J don't pretend to ,say. For afterwards . ;
when it became.a matter otiruportaneolo
knoW, she kept her counsel. A-remarini
ble, intellicrent andrself-possessed person
simproveAo I3nt,. at all events, she
itarted:up ,tind. ran down stairs in , a groat
'fright -tcv•--Itii• inform her . fatherl did
n'ot' sa'y . For , anything
may hayo, intended to run to her `lover's
, .13nt,"In the hall, horlath,er :was
ready his - arm n.:double:har
relod -deer-guts in the
caps. in ti - cliair, at is. knee.. 5%04:n0t
time to, sperik,..before,,kel steppedjorward,_'
raised. -the rifle= i and saidys‘KoOptetr j .77:
• Don't . ope my , gat4, - ['fire' r -
7 Dati'Ltiluip_t) voly SOF44
one atihWe'red- •
' The' 4 NAY' t'ogotie•r;. and
'Manley; in the.adiiiitip:i§,rviittijust Opening
the gtatl;ll , lAtndied - yardS'O'r tie from the
poroh where the colopel'Stood. .The gate
swill% open, and the party . coolly come
44 Once-.more !" shouted tho colonel,
I warn you!"
f $11.150 Per o,TOlran In advance
(102 00 iinet paid In advance
At the same instant the sharP crack of
the rifle was heard, and. Manley fell, off
his -horse.- - His -party -- responded - With
pistol-Shots, but their fire fell short and
only enraged their_ antagonist... Quick as
lightning hedischarged a load of buek- ,
shot from the other gun, and, inged• two
of thorn; one was. Cockburn, whose right
arm fell powerless at his side ; ,
The horsehoen now halted for parley.—
These movem'ents took place. within ten
seconds from the time wher6 Celia tame
down. It, was not until Colonel" Barwell
had set down the second gun, still smok
ino•,,by the door, that he became aware
of hisdaughter's presence. She had fal
len to the floor . and was, grasping his
knees with cries and supplications. She
did not obey his stern order to go to', her
room, but still _clung to _him, weeping
The two unwounded members of the
expedition now dismounted and picked"
up the body of their unfortunate, chief..;''
"13ring him in," said, the colonel.--,-
" Is, it peace or war ?" he continued, as
he rammed down a ball in •his rifle.—
" Let us understand each other." _ _
" Peace !" was the reply. , 1
Cockhurn meanwhile and his wounded
cotupanion, got off their horses with diffi
culty, and fainted from pain and loss- of
blood - hero - re they . had gone ten aieps. .(I
may as well stale here that amputation
became necessary in both cases.)
Manley was brought into the hall and
laid on ; his cloak for a pillow. The-colo
nel stood by unflinchingly; not a muscle
"tife*ttitr" - iiiie9:fabkiittr - bentThVcE, L
body in a paroxysm of grief, and,'l dare
say, remorse. Manley breathed, feebly,
but his eyes were shut-in insensibiliay.—
Presently he gave a groan, which shook
his whole _frame; his eyes slowly un
closed. "I told you !—we part—l die
for you Farewell I" He was dead.
The colonel drew a - deep breath.—
" This is a sorry - business, gentlemen,"
said he, "and-I hope you• are satisfied
with your share in it.'
No one ventured lo answer. Celia
„still sat by the dead body, weeping and
The master of the- house. then called
his servants, and.gave orders for the care
of the dead body. " He dispatched ono
for a surgeon, and ordered another to
have his earrian ready. The wounded"
men were brought in to receive inedi'cal
Then turning. to one.cif the unfortunate
party, he said :
" Of course this affair will require a
legal investigation. 4.1 y carriage is pre
pred. seer 'SquirD
tnenway, the eormier ;Rnd say that I and
the witnesses are ready"
While waiting for dm . coroner, .Celonel
Barwell took his daughter aside and said :
" You must not blame me Celia. I
had information last night of their coin
ing, in violation of agreement, to tear you
, from me by force. You are my child,
land the law gives we the right to proteot
you and to defend my house from violence.
You were -not his wife, and he had no
claim upon you„ even if he had come
with an officer instead of a party of armed
desperadoes. And remember—for possi
bly I may not allowed to give bail, but
may have to be imprisoned until the tral
conies on —remember, I say, that pad
saw Manley's hand on, a revolver under
his cloak as he came through the gate."
What she saw, or what she remembered
or said, rests with her. I only give the
• facts' that were brought out at the trial.—
Miss Celia, in a very distinct voice, then
testified as. her father wished, and, upon
cross-examination, she admitted the con
versation I have just recorded.
The coroner sat. A magistrate •to
whom the homicide surrendered himself,
bound him over to -the next-term , Of
court. The colonel gave bail and went at
large, as stately in, his carriage, as proud
and defiant, or as gracious and agreeable,
as he had ever been; The -day he was
admitted to bail, he came to Barrington,
and engaged counsel for the defense; .
among tUtu, myself: IC-was my -first-
important case, and I threw all myener. -
gies into its preparation. Of course I
saw• much of the colonel and of his
daughter. The conflict in her mind was
. Her lover was in his, grave; her
father was in danger; and she Was more .
drawn to the living than' the dead. Per
haps in some little near ()Cher heart (if
she had 'one,) she preservedit recollection
of the man who had paid for his love
With .his life; but, for 1111'i:hail could'
dcseeris;• Manley was 'as ' dead to her as
;though he had never existed. . •
I shall not report= the • trial; 'tier 'the •
speeches! (two for the prosecution'-"and.'
four for the , defence) own speed!,
carefully written out, and rehearsed to an '
attentive audienco. of black-jaoks.balf a
mile out of town, is still on , my , files, on.
COMMONWEALTH OF 'KENTUCKY,
- Under Indictment for Murder. -
- Argument of W. T. for Defence . .
Of course our client was acquitted.--
Who ever kriew a Kentucky Jury
convict where they heiiiaved these was "a
Cookburn'ind Mniiley'S;ral,,ldd at'
'the jury, as might' have' 'beou 'expected;
but a bne-nrinCd man *lglq:talk asmuch
as , he chose, since' he could mit lake up the
quarrel,' and as"' for cthit Manleys,
- matter was it what a set of poor, " rio.ac
: . ;•.., , Aft i d.rMitil,Celia 'Sh . e married'
td g thriOipg, - plantor in Tennessee. -- "IRIS'
father ?I I;l 4 ives cm: .eitate, , comfoitd..;
filc!and respected. " NIS - poetical jimtiod,
then ?" • Not a particle.
Tile reward'of athißS Imet
.If yon do gobd, fergetlt; it evil, remember.
and repent of it. - v• •
Wuy is Virginia sure to oomo right.? . 80.
2anse she keeps Wheeling fot the Union,
. _Tun most misolcievou's liars are those who
keep just on the verge of truth. . - .. .
.... . .
Pota.ow the fashion ; you, had better display
other people's follioa then.your own,