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RUSE DE GUERRE.
80, Phillip, it, scoorus you're offended—
I'll own I've not acted quite right :
But is the occasion sufficient
To stir up your wrath in its might t •
nye. , hadn't appeared so excited,
If you wore not so easily teased,
I should never have gone off with Charlio—L
But you 'snow I would do as I pleased!
Great Mogul! em I your Sultana,
To come and to go at command
low you could Imagine I feared you
Is a thing that I don't understand ;
If you hadn't (resumed le dictateur
With such an Imperial air, •
I should never have thought of offending—
But your look—it said, Go, if you dare!"
Shall I own that the mirth and the music
Of that night woro all lost upon me
Even Charlie's low to:Ms ware unheeded—
Ah I I tlOught of tal dearer than he I
While you were resolving lo cast um
Beyond the confines of sour heart,
I sighed In the midst of rejoicing
That you in the scone had no part.
One kin/ look.—my heart would have softened;
One whisper—my tears had burst forth ;
But your words In their bitter upbraiding—
Ali 1 they stifled regret at its birth;
And my spirit, all tameless, rose proudly,
Indignation gave strength to each nerve:
/ know I was wrong, but, oh, surely,
Pd dune nothing such wrath to deserve.
Now, Phillip, you know that I love you,
In spite of the notions you take;
And my poor heart Is aching right sadly ;
lint I don't think 'tie likely to break.
'Ties pity, I'll own—and reads badly;
But I fear the material's tough—
I'm not going to die, mon cher Phillip,
Because—you don't lore mu enough!
You know you are perfectly killing I
Addle Bell is aware of it, too;
She's tender and timid and clinging,
And then—she is dying for you I
If you love her, I'm perfectly willing
To let her slip into my place;
I never had half so much sweetness,
Nor half so much languishing grace
So, Phillip. you're welcome to dangle
Around that -dear amiable girl,"
You're vrelceme to praise in my hearing
The tint and the twice of each curl;
You'ra pertitctly welcome to whisper
The so cutest ci things—when I'm by;
I'm content if you hnu your elysluin
In the light of her pretty blue eye.
YOtr - can't - make rnejcalentricher - Phililp -
Th.rets no 11.4.1 In trying that game;
You might die of spontaneolni cidultotttion—
'Twould ho hard to put toe In a Haute!
Bo I thlitk you had better consider;
Don't be rash, but ctdne back while you can,
For I think—and ant I mistaken
That you lire a sensible mute.
My position at present is trying;
Poor Charlie but lives In my sight—
And that handsome, distinguishod Lieutenant
Was very attentive last night!
And Addle told Lou, in a whisper,
She.really preferred him-to-you.-
Ah, Phillip, he's terribly handsome;
And his eyes are so tenderly blue!
So you see how the mutter stands, Phillip,
'Tien't Addle with whom you've to deal;
You can't work on me by your trifling—
I can cleverly hide what I feel;
So if you're pretending, you'd b tier
Be wise, and come back w WI, you ran;
For I think—and am I mistaken?
That you are a see/Able man.
[VARIATION3, IN THE SHAPE OF A 3110WER OF TEARS.]
Como back if you loVe mu, dear Phillip,
I'm willing to own I was wrong!
I give up, for my spirit Is broken—
I'm missing you all the day long.
BO Phi'llp, now, won't you c-nsidor,
And decide to come back while you cant
For I think—and am I mistaken 7
Tha you are a s.nsible man.
FACT AND FANCY.
- IA A TITEOIir WOlftillYOUT
We had a long winter evening before
us, and having begun it by a lengthened
tilt of light talk and gossip, I began to
*el as they who, desiring wine, have
1 , We have rattled long enough have
we not? Ralph, suppos you give um
and yourself a deep glimpse i❑to a loving
woman's heart through these Sonnets
from the Portuguese."
He to k up the book I offered him.—
"Oh, Mrs Browning !" said he, yawniiig.
" 134ther take her and all the nonsensi
cal crew who affect her and her kin—res
ervation of present company always un
And, replacing the book on the stand,
he selected instead the finest apple in the
dish and, leaning indolently back on his
chair, began paring it. A silence fell
between us ; he looked into the fire, andl
into his eyes. They were the ideal eyes
of the man I had so looked and longed
for. Did the soul of the man,
.1 had a
waited lie behind them ?
I thought of a passage I had culled for
remembrance out of "Adam Bede," of
eyes whose expression have no warrant
or egplanation in the soul beneath them
Eyes that seem to express the joys and
sorrows of foregone generations—great
thoughts and tendernesses—paired per
haps with pale eyes which can say noth
ing; eyes ftill of meanings not their own,
just as a national language may be instinct
with poetry unfelt y the lips that use
it. Wore these Ralph Ilasseltine's eyes ?
What else were they ? 1 could not per
haps find the substance, the reality of
their expression in the world, and should
I take the semblance of it, and teach my
No I not if I walked emptily to my last
day on earth. •. -
As I thought these things my lover fin
ished the apple and threw the core upon
the grate. We both watched it crisp
and char away in the blpze. Su my dream
had burned into blackness—all the soul
and freshness gone out of it.
I took: off my thimble and rolled up my
sewing, putting all in the work box and
shutting down the lid; then rising from
my , chair and going around the table I
Stood before my lover., He reached - out
his arm with a caressing motion, wishing
to draw me close, and I. refusing, the
thought struck me sorely, that it was the
arm which had clasped the sweetest hopes
of my life into my heart, must fail now
forever from its -office..
If Ralph," I began at once, " I told you
I 18ved you, and as far as flesh and sense
are concerned I love you still, But the
true Ralph, flasseltine—he who after this
visible one haa fallen into dtat—after the
fair earth itself has waxea old ,like a gar
mont,- and has been' forced away as a
vesture, Ido not love. And so you will
A. K. RHEEM. Editor & Propr
absolve me from my promise as freely as
as I feel I can ask it of you, since the see•
ing with which I made it was as if I had
He sprang to his feet amazed, remon
strating, protesting., and soon, with :curt
pride and disappointment working high
in him, angry.
Was this, then, the legitimate work of
such souledness as Itiad always profess
ed ? If I had been thoughtless, high•
flown, and more like common folks, per
haps I might have kept my faith a little
He could not. understand me even in
this ; and loth as I waS to let him go
forth in anger, I felt it impossible to pre
vent it by anything short of retraf4ion.
And so the graceful figure which had
brought such great joys in to me, which
I had loved with almost "inordinate af
fection," went out over my threshold to
return rio more forever.
If I had known him less well my heart
would have been sorer for him than for
myself: But though he loved me as such
men may love, I felt he did not need me.
His soul was not enough in capacitycto
feel a lack of which a true woman alone
should be the complement I was to him
but one of the many pleasant things of
life, and losing me enough remained for
his full desert.
What thousands of women have sat be
fore slowly dying fires far intonight, as I
sat on theOti - e wh4rel; by J iiiy own will
not wish, had laid the dear dream of my
theory upon the altar of holocaust, and
watched its fair proportions drop into an-
hilation. And it was gone with no wh
less bitter sense of loss and failure that
if it had been true, and of substantial and
logical base. At it was, I had staked my
happiness and satisfaction so thoroughly
upon my experience of its success, that
when, alter beginning- to be wrought out
nobly,—it-had-failed--and faUao, I.—felt_asif.
all the rest went with it.
At least I felt so in the lonesome hours
bebire the warming fire. But other days
dawned, ancrthe great strong march of
ife went on—neither had beauty and joy
iled out of it for such as were willin
to take it without too fastidious a selec
tion. It was not in my nature, as in many
women, to hill or suffer, and by smother-,
ing or ignoring the matter get over it.—
My relief was to argue it out before I
could forget it. So I took my old theory
of love in hand, and held it up to my
tests of religion and logic.
I found that, though applying the for
mer gauge to all things else, I Thad-Milt - -
erto neglected to do it here. I believe
I had unconsciously considered love—be•
ing "in love"—the romantic passion I
had sought, as the one thing out of
Scripture province. Now looking in the
Bible for warrant for my theory of love,'
I-found -none w lutteoever t- this -choosing
one fallible mortal from among the rest.
and-investing hint—nay, the very trifles
his hand to eked— with a sort of sacred
ness above all else.
This willingness to bring all the heart's
passions, and kindliness, and effort, and
lavish them on on man to the exclusion
of others What else can be that "in
ordinate affection" against which we are
warned ? And yet in this province of:
marriage we find there 'a degree or affe
tion allowed, nay, demanded, second only
in its degree to that we give to God—
And yet par::11e1 with this is the requi
site and problem of the Christian life on
earth, how to impart the largest share of
happiness and progress to the greatest
number without thought for self, assured
that when one puts the question of pri
vate happiness out of their hands, God
takes it into his and gives most blessed
In the matter of love and marriage I
had considered my own pleasure solely,
without thought of furthering the cause
to which I had pledged all my life's issues
and efforts And now I came to see that
selection and marrying of a husband,
while not to be undertaken without great
personal preference and pleasure, involves
a greater privilege and duty, and is guided
by a higher and
,surer rule than that of
being blindly "in love."
This certainly, was great help to recov
ery, and together with my thoroughly
healthy nature, soon restored me to a
Very enjoyable atmosphere of being,
though the rainbow colors had faded or
lay very far back in it now.
Yet I *as all woman, and being such
had heart and' hope. Ido not care what
women say. I know there never has
been one yet, not dwarfed away from the
likeneas of that wonderful first , one, whose
" nature in her so ivt•ougltt" in hor days
or pureness, that she, and they after her,
have recognized a life snared with a good
man not only their wish but his right and
desert. And so, even putting the ques
tion of personal happiness in the matter
(which t did not do) aside, 1 felt it would
be perfectly safe upon the basis of thor
ough liking to join my life, to that one
which of all others I could trost •bless.
And now for the. first time, in their•
true interpretation, 1 understood Asher
- Alleyne's parting words. He had spoken
from a stand-,point and with,.a knowledge
1 had 'not gained. Able now, in the light
of my new experience, to see mon with a
truer vision; I began to bring. Asher Al
leyne to the test, as I had done Ralph
I analyzed the hours we had spent in
the - old time. Was not here a Milli whose
purpose. in life—more , firmly_ held and
truly wrought—was identical. with my
own ? For,sbaring and furthering every
worthy.• aspiration—for all quiet hours,
no less than-bitter straits of life—eouli
not a woman put her hand in his and say
" Sufficient ?'
Yet it could bo possible that is this
JI,VA (11 ' O 6) T4lssi ilvt•
plain man lay the true world of realiza
tion, which, overlooking biro wholly," I
had located so far beyond him." Did., net
the best proof I, could give to God of nay
devotion to hith, in giving joy to his crea
tures,corne to me through Asher Alleyne?
I sat alone in my room with these
thoughts in my mind and the Bible in
my hand. As I looked down upon its
open pages I remembered curiously
enough, the good man who all his life re
(rained from marriage, because, declaring
the book sl:ould guide him in the matter
through the text he, c °sing the bo . c)k and
placing his finger upon should open at,
tbund it tell of him who fell at the thres
hold of his bridal chamber dead. I did
not believe in that sort of thing at all ;
yet the impulse came upon me strongly
all at once, to
,de(Ade this question of
Christian service in the selection of a
husband if possible in the same way, and
to take the text I opened upon, if it had
any bearing at all upon the subject, as
conclusive. And it was in no spirit of
trifling or irreverence that I placed my
finger between the I saves of the New
Testament, and holding it firmly opened
upon, the words:
" Inasmuch as ye do it unto one of the
least of these my brethren, ye do it unto
I was most astonished ! " One of the
least of these." As mortal could judge
of mortal, Asher Alleyno stood in God's
sight as one of his first and best approved
and as such must not recompense for joy
I could n , a, believe it, this emphatic, un
compulsionary, sharply to the point text.
Such things. of course, must commonly
be mere coincidence ; :end 'if' such, are
nut like to happen twice; so I will try
again and if I'find another passage which
tallies with this text I shall deem it suf
I. made the trial farther back in the
book this time, and opened upon the
words of God's holy apostle, Paul, coot
niciSditip the - brother -of -hisaf
" Which in time past was to thee un
profitable, but now profitable to thee and
to me ; whom L have sent again : thou
therefore receive him.—But without thy
mind would I do nothing ;-.that the ben•
efit should be as it were of necessity but
willingly. For perhaps he therefore de
parted for a season, that thou shouldest
receive him forever. Not now as a ser
vant, hut above a servant, a brother be
loved, especially to me, but how much
inure unto thee, both in the flesh, and in
the Lord ?"
-.}-had - my answer. I took it as from
the Lord. " Nut of necessity, but wil
tingly." Oh, most willingly ! I felt a
my very soul the strong true spirit that
through no desert of mine, and in spite
my blindness, had been given to me o
Upd. Over my life I. felt the soft clasp
, ing of a great content. For though this
at tin - ItA - WM . 6 --- -- fmaity7 - 1. --- never
doubted for a moment now that he had
been toy appointed and chosen from
he first, withheld from we till I had
earned to hold him at his worth, as I
c uld nut do under those fantastic lights
of fancy ; but the silver day had come,
and in it I wrote to him simply :
"Colors seen by candlelight do not
look the same by day."
. And he came back to me and took his
old place fit. my side; and a new one in
my heart, not given till reason—religion
even—dictated, but once given, pa sing
beyond the province of reason and will,
into that of love.
By my former theory, and that of many
people, I am not " in love ;" yet it will
be the sweetest, no less than the proud-
est day of my life, when I stand beside
this plain wan, and call him " my hus
Practical Joke at Saratoga
Burleigh, the New York correspondent
of the Boston Journal, is at Saratoga,
and gives the followingecinien of the
practical joking, with which the visitors
here amuse themselves
" We have some wide-awake men hero,
and they are disposed to some fun. As
a specimen, a soldier had a horse that he
proposed to sell in a raffle. Quite willing
to aid, the gentlemen here took shares is
the horse till all were sold. Among the
number was a Mr. White, of .dew York.
It was proposed to make Mr. , W hite think
he had drawn the prize, though he did
not come within a rdle-shot of it. A
plan was laid. Mr. White was called out
of the dancing room and his good fortune
told him. Ten dAlars worth of cham
pagne was drank at his expense, and he
was congratulated on his luck. The next
day he found a bill in his box for $lB,
for halter, blanket, and attendance, which
he paid with -rcluctance, saying the old
horse would eat himself up. In the
meantime a horse—one o: the most for
lorn animals ever scarf—was hired at the
cost of $4 to represent the horse that was
drawn, A rope halter, about the size of
a cable, and a bit of ragged carpet stood
instead of 06 blanket and halter, for
which $lB had been paid. A photo
graph of tha animal was taken .and circu
lated among the lucky. man's friends, and
when ,he went to view the prize quite a
eroi.d. of New York merchants went as
an escort. The animal Was led out, and
the consternation, rage, indignation of
the drawer, the roar and. shouts from his
friends can't be written The bill was
presented and paid. Ho tried . to give the
horse away, and no ono would take him;
and, finally; by a generous donation to the
hostler, the animal was taken off his
hands. That night gr. - TV hiteideft fer New
York, ignera t of tl o. boas played upon
him, resolved thatSefore-he would pay
one dollar in s. raffle for a borsolia would
see what sort of.an animal he is going to.
draw. The photograph his been sent to
Harpers... . _ . •
CARLISLE, PA:, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4; 1863.
Senator Sherman on Copperheads
and Mr. Lincoln.
A great Union 'meeting was held Last
week at Hillsboro', Ohio, at which John
Sherman made a telling speech, He said
that when ho went up to Congress the
full support of the country was the uni
versal feeling lie did not expect to find
a partisan in Washington. - Indeed, par
ty seemed to have been,abandoned, and
all seemed determined to cordially co-op
erate in upholding the ..governMent—all
but five members who voted against, or at
least did not vote for, a single measure of
Congress for putting down the
These five memorable persons,* added,
were Reed' and Norton of Missouri, Bur
nett of Kentucky, Ben Wood of New
York, and—Vallandigham of Ohio.
Mr. Sherman continued:
" Three of them were from slave states,
and as for the two from the free states,
Mr. Wood•topped out lately in the New
York riots; and you, the democrats of
Ohio, "propose to wake the other your
governor ! Are you not ashamed of your
selves for being thus imposed upon by
your leaders All the Republicans voted
for it—all the other democrats also—and
finally three of the five had the courage
to come to their country's support; but
Wood, you understand him, and as for
Vallandigham, you propose to make him
Commander in-Chief of the State of Ohio!
What a pour upiniun your leaders, assem
bled at Columbus, must have had of your
patriotism and good sense to ask you to
vote for such a man ! They mistake the
`patriotism - of - - 011 T "people.- -.1.----sincerely
hope they will not persuad the democrats
of Ohio to- vote for a convicted traitor.
" They tell you that he voted to pay the
soldiers. Whether that be so or not,.when
it was attempted to increase the soldier's
pay to thirteen dollars per month, he vo
ted.against it, and when the appropriation
bill came up he did not vote for it. Had
the government been in his control when
the rebellion broke out, where would be
_dr 0...cau1-au_ to day Y Stripped of,all his
torical renown, robbed of our national
glory, disunited and desolated from one
end to the other, the friends of popul4r
government everywhere would be over
whelmed with despair, and republics would
be at an end. But the supremacy of pa
triotism saved our country, and let us all
unite as one party for the single- purpose
of banding the whole republic once more
under the same glorious flag, that •ou
children may have a country worth living
fur. [great applause.]
" But you don't like the Administra
tion. Who does' not know that every
Administration is and actually
does, make mistakes ? They are, how
'ever, blit our ageiits, ex ercising a tempo
rary authority. The people are the sov
ereigns. The President holds his office
but four years, and the highest term of
office is that of the senator. who is elected
for six years. You can, therefore, cor
xect_all ;abuses at—sllptt,in.tervals,_and_ all
you can ask of them is to do the be t they
can, and mortal man can do no more.—
Mr. Sherman said they did not know Mr.
Lincoln. He was one of the kindest and
honestest men that the world affords. lie
cannot behold affectionate kindred weep
ing for one who has fallen in his country's,
defence without mingling his tears with
theirs. The talk about his establishing
a despotism is the most ridiculous non
sense that ever afflicted deluded man
He had often thought that Mr. Lincoln
was altogether too kind for the emergen
cy. Ile hoped his democratic friends
would live to be ashamed of all this vio
lent criticism and gross personal abuse as
unjust and unpatriotic."
A MAN WITh Too Mucn
Chapman; a witty lawyer of Hartford, was
busy with a ease at which a lady was
present, with whorti-be had already had
something to do as a witness.
Her husband was present—a diminu
tive, meek, forbearing sort of a man—
who, in the language of Mr. Chapman,
looked like a rooster just fished out of a
swill barrel ;' while the lady was a large
portly woman, evidently the' better horse'
As on the former occasion, she balked'
on the cross examination. The lawyer
was pressing the question with his utgen
cy, when she said, with vindictive fire
flashing from her eyes:
Mr. Chapman, you needn't think you
can catch me; you tried that once, be
Putting on his most quizzical eapres•
sion, Mr. Chapman replied :
Madam, haven't the slightest desire
to cccch you; and your husband looks
to we as if he was sorry he had 1'
The husband faintly smiled assent.
WHO, ARE COPPERLIEADS ?-A copper
head is a sympathizer with treason and
a sympathizer with treason• is a traitor,
and a traitor is an enemy to his country,
to mankind and to his God, (if he has a
God.) In shore, all who by act, word or
deed oppose the Administration in putting
this do this rebellion are copperheads. They"
he: . een the cause of all the blood that
has b en shed, in this wicked rebellibn
They• aiding and abetting the traitors
of t slave States to destroy our free,.
civil and religious institutions, And they
would rejoice if they ould got into office
and power, though, it wore by the de
struefflon of the last of ,oivil and relig
ious liberty. ' -
Thus speaks the Huntingdon • Globe,
the old Democratic organ of Huntington
'county. a •
17€0,,,,,There are three kinds of silence—
the &once of piace and joy; the silence of
submission and resignation, and the si:
knee of desoltition and despair. Lovely
tiro they whose delight is in the, first;
miserable are those who aro, driven to, the
seoond,;&-• and most wretched are those
who are driven -to the last,
A country gentleman lately arrived at
Boston, and immediately reiired to the
house of a relative, a lady who had mar
ried a merchant of that city. The parties
were glad to see him, and invited him to
make their house his home, as he declared
his intention of remaining in that city only
a day or two. The Husband of the lady,
anxious to show his attentien to a relative
and friend of his wife, took the gentle
man's horse to livery stable in Hanover
Finally his visit became a visitation,
and the merchant found after the lapse of
eleven days, besides lodging and Ward
ing the gentleman, a pretty considerable
bill had run up at the livery stable. Ac
cordingly he went to the man who kept
the livery st• ble and told him when the
gentleman took his horse he would pay
Very well,' said the stable keeper, 'I
Accordingly, in a short tine, the eon
try gentleman went to the stable and or
dered his hore to begot ready. The bill
of coun.e was presented to him.
o,' said the gentleman, ' Mr.
my relative, will pay this.'
' Very good, sir,' said the stable keep
er, 'please get an order from Mr.-----'
it will be same as money,'
The horse was put up again, and down
went the country gentleman to Long
Wharf, where the merchant kept.
' Well,' said he, lum going now.'
Are you?' said the gentleman, 'well,
- good by - sir.' " • --- '
' Well; about my librse ; the man said
the bill must be paid for his keepiug.'
Well, I suppose that is all right, sir.'
' Yes—well, but you know Pm your
Yes,' said the merchant, ' I know yr
are, but your horse is not.'
What London is
Have any of the untraveled readers of
the - lirrierenVent an-idea of- the vast -traffic
that rolls through the interminable streets
of London ?
Here the some interesting 'statistics,
gleaned from a recent return, which go to
show what a gigantic place the .British
metropolis has grown to be :
On an average day, by actual count,
57,765 vehicles of all kinds pass through
forty-eight streets—all of which streets
are named in the return, with the respec
tive numbers attached. These fifty sev
en thousand conveyances carried in one
day 171,086 passengers. The number of
foot passenge - rs •as ,s:3s,s—making a
total of 706 (321 passengers who pass
daily through forty-eight of the streets of
London. And there are some hundreds
of streets and alleys in the city !
It is a curious fact, too, that out of this
aggregate of wore than 700 000 passen
gers, less than onejourkenth entered these
streets during the night. In other words,
coitTif - tretirly - threu:tivartors of - mit lion of
people, only 49,1000 were out after 11 o'-
clock at night. For so great a city, this
is a very small proportion, showing that
the majority of Englishmen love to go to
Through Cheapside, one of the busy
sections of the city, 13,000 vehicles roll
daily—going from west to east—every-af
ternoon between four and five o'clock.—
The number of persons who cross Lon
don Bridge every day is reckoned at 8:1 z
927, and the number of carts and wagons
reaches 12 000.
The present population of London is
about 2,800,000---or just two millions
more than the city of New York.—B.
THE WORKMAN AEI EAD.--A good
story is told of a certain prominent rail
road gentleman of this city, who is equal
ly renowned fur his ability to make and
take a joke. A rairoad employee, whose
home is in Avon, c s anie ono Saturday
night to ask for a pass down to visit his
' You are in the employ of the rail
road?' inquired the gentleman alluded
Well. Now, supposing you were work
ing for a farmer instead of a railroad,
would you expect your employer to hitch
up his team every Saturday. night and
carry you home ?
This seemed a poser, but it. wasn't—
No,' said the man promptly, wouldn't
expect that; but, if the farmer lead his
team hitched up, and was going my way,
I should call him a darned mean cuss if
he wouldn't let me ride I
Mr. Employee came out three minutes
afterwards with a pass in his sock, 'good
for twelve months--Buffalo Courier.
Its..A.',Kansas editor, in reply to a
communication received, replies in his
female corrapondent sends us an
uninteresting piece of poetry, and requests
us to publish it. , The moon is called
bright; the stars are flattered wiih their
original appellation of.' meek eyed ;' the
trees come in for a full share of glory;
and the falling spring is pronounced sil
ver plated, or something to that effect.—:-
Besides this, the poem is equallyjnsirue
tive on other important subjects. If
larji will send us. an affidavit 'that she
has washed her dishes, mended her hose,
and swept the house the week after she
was ' struck with the poetic flre,"'W,e will
give in, and startle the literary world from
its, lethargy. For the' present we say,
' darn' your itookin i gs, and darn' your'
The ambition to be witty • sometimes
overcomes even a youth's filial affection.
" Join)," said a lithe'. ,to his son, oa.the•
day he was twenty•orie, "you have - got a
fodl for your master now."+ " Yes," said
John, "and have had these twenty .years.'"
TERMS.i--$1,50 in Advance, or $2 within the year.
I le who _reforms himself had done More
towards reforming the public than a crowd
of noisy patriots
A Philadelphia editor affirms that the
poetical age of woman is thirty, when
they begin to love conscientiously.
--- nihioirahTe - society has genmaily tivo
faults—frst, in being hollow headed, and
second, in being hollow-hearted.
A philosopher being asked what was
the thing necessary toward wining
the hve of a woman, answered, " An op
A leading maxim with almost every
politician, is . always to keep his counte•
mince, and never to keep his word.
" Sally," said a swain to his intended,
ynu ?" " No, L
shan't," said Salley, "help yourself."
" TOO big for his business," as the lady
said to the sweep who stuck in the chim
When a fiddler poisons himself with
laudanum -he may be said to have had
too much of the base
What church do you attend, Mrs Par
tington r". Oh, any paradox ehurel
where the gospel is dispensed with."
" Boy, what is your name?'' " Robert
sir." " Yes, that is your Christian name
but what is your other name ?" " Bob
Take the title of nobility which t-hou_
hast received by birth, but endeavor to
add to it another, that both may form a
true nobility. There is between the no
bility of thy father and thine own the
same difference which exists between the
nourishment of the evening and of the
morrow. The food of yesterday will not
thee strength for the next.
Two Hours with the Editor of the
We take the following interesting narrative
from the Winchester (Indiana) Journil. It
gives a striking and obviously correct picture
of conditions of feeling that must be wide
spread among the more intelligent of the
Southerners who have become involved in the
miseries of rebellion.
" Passing along the street the Monday eve
Ding after the surrender, I came to a large
fruit and flower garden. The fence was bra,
ken down and some soldiers were helping
themselves to some peaches and figs which
were rather green. I went in and asked
about the owner, they could tell nothing about
him. Wishing to obtain some flower roots,
and not wishing to confiscate them, I passed
on up to the house. On the back porch I
found two gentlemen, with whom. I was soon
having quite an interestb,g conversation. I
soon found out they were none other titan the
Editor and Proprietor of the Vicksburg Whig
They told me they had been for the Union_uu
tit after the surrender of Fort Sumter, that
they were under bonds for their Union senti
ments at that time,' but after war was corn.
naenced, they went into the rebellion with all
•' They said that now that Vicksburg had
fallen they had given up all hopes of the re•
bellion being successful, that it was but a
matter of time; that they would be crushed
out. They were very anxious to know what
would be done with them. I told them our
armies did not interfere with citizens; that
they would be allowed to go where they (those
—They were in hopes that was so, as they
were very anxious to get beyond our lines and
join their friends. .1 asked them what they
were going to do with their property; (they
had a good deal of it.) They said they were
going to leave it, and supposed the Govern
ment would confiscate it.
" They told me if I would get them papers
to Johifson's army they would make me deeds
for their property. I told them I did not
want properly in that way, but that as soon as
Logan got matters arranged ho would give
thorn papers They wanted to know if that
was thg old Congressman Logan from Illinois;
I told thorn it was. arid that three years ago
Ire could say more for slavery and abase the
Abolitionists more than the Vicksburg Whig
over did, but the rebellion had driven him to
favor extreme measures. I told them they
would better stay whore they were, take the
oath of allegiance, r aise the old flag once more,
and keep their prdperty. They said they had
gone too far, they had linked their fortunes to
the Confederady and when it was crushed out
that they whore going to South America.
. 6 . If our puerile had been milder, 'had not.
talon „their property, they , might have got
over it.. 1 told them we had carried on the
war for 18 months upon the principle of eons ,
ing ; that . Gen Buel had marched through
Tennessee, Missisippi and Alabama, respect.
ing their property, placing guards around
fields, keeping their slaves at work, and then
r?troated, leaving• the orop upon which the
rebel armies-have lived ever since, .and now.
we have the iminkiground to fight over again,
and yet I never heard of Gen: Duel convert..
ing a rebel into a Union inan: But I was not
in favor ofdaking their slaves? Yes I , was,
they claimed them as' property, and property
in time_of war was liable to be taken; cape..
oially -that kind of property that was -.being
used id war,, and that, the negro was ,their.de•
pendenoe ; take 'thou& and whey could :not .
raise a crop, and thh rebellion wouldgo.down.-
Wise and Otherwise
An Irishman recently handed in to the
telegraph office a dispatch intended to in
form another Enteralder, etnploypd upon
the public works in the neighboring town,
of the decease of a friend. It reads thus:
"Barney, come home; I died laqt night,"
A few years ago, a little fellow was
taken by his father to a carpenter, to be
bound apprentice to him, after the fashion
of old times In settling the business,
the master, who was,one of the stiff kind,
observed: "Well, my boy, I suppose you
can eat almost anything, can't you? I
always make my boys eat what they don't
like." " I love everything but minth
and apple pieth," lisped the boy.
An Albany barber, having an intem
perate man to shave on Sunday, begged
him to keep his mouth shut, iH it was a
punishable offence to open a .'rum hole on
The Tycoon of Japan recently sent to
President Lincoln a notable gift, con
sisting of a metallic coat of mail. The
Tycoon evidently wishes our President to
be an " irotwilad."
A consumptive man has a hollow
cough, but a bankrupt merchant has a
" But," said they, " You certainly ' are not in
favor of arming the negroes ?" Yes I am.—
You said befele the war the South had no
cause for rebellion; so say we, and now that
we have sacrificed more than a hundred thou
sand lives, and two thousand millions of dol
lars, which we'feel ie enough to sacrifice to
our prejudice against the black man, we pro
pose to arm him and let him fight. We be
lieve in the doctrine of the Declaration of In
dependence that all men are entitled to liber
ty. That if. the _black man was willing.to
fight, thus saving the lives of our men and'
putting down the rebellion and saving the life
of the nation I certainly had no objection.
That the slave holders hadmiade - war upon the
Government and 1 was in favor of makink'
war upon them. " But," say they, "look at
the destruction of, our city." I see it, but
these are the natural results of war,' and the'
war was of your own choosing. Since the
surrender you have bee! treated well ; his
tory does not record kftider treatment to a
captured city after a sie)gii than you have re
ceived. To this they agreed, saying our sol
diers had acted like gentlemen. I still urged
them to stay and take the oath and be good ,
Union men. They said they had intended to
stay a month or two until matters got regu
lated,,but they had understood our men had
taken their negroes to our camps in the rear
of the city ; and that they were determined to'
get out of the el. y before the negroes wore
put over them. I told them that I thought I
could appreciate their feelings; I believed it
was a judgment from ;he Almighty for their .
connection with the sin of slavery that the
people of the North were suffering for their
cotmection with the institution; that the
North had made millions of dollars out of the
unpaid labor of the slave, and that God in
his just ice was collecting it with interest.—
But that they being more intimately connect
ed wittt the institution and were willing to be
gin and carry on a war for the destruction of
the Government, simply because that Govern
ment for the time being was in the hands of
men who were oppposed to the further exten
sion of the curse ; on them the rod was fall
ing with much heavier weight, and when we
returned to the principles laid down by our
fathers in the Declaration of Independence,
we would be a united, free and happy people ;
and that I had faith to believe that such
would be the end of our strife. They re.
plied they believed the Almighty would do'
right and they expected to bow submissively
to His will.
"Our conversation was interrupted by
wind and rain storm. After this passed over'
I asked for some - flower roots They went
into the garden and pointed out the choicest
flowers, told me to take what I wanted either
out of the garden or house, as they MT - eq,ded
to leave as soon as possible , leaving all they
had, never expecting to return again, and
they would as soon I would have It as any
one else. I-admired -the spirit - with --which
they were leaving their property much more
than I did either their judgment or patriot
( Front Winchester (Ind.) Journal, Aug. 14.]
CONDITIONS OF NATIONAL
The laws and coi.ditions of our present
national struggle are not exceptional or
anomalous. If we succeed it will not be by
acci cut or good fortune. Whenever, by cul
ture-and-development chara - cter,w — ritV
lion has gro up•to the level of freedom, it
will be free, necessarily and . irresistibly.
IC we tail to achieve freedom for ourselves
as a nation. it will be because we are not
worthy of the boon, because we are incapa
ble of being free. We can have nationality
with free.rom ; we cannot have it without.
II the people shall decide that slavery is a
ling to be preserved at the cost of our na
tionality and of all that is valuable in our in
stitutions, the people can dispose of their
birthright as they choose. They can lay
their liberties I- t the feet of despotism when
ever they are weary of maintaining them.
We Urge these truths becatibe this is the
Only question of the times. It is not an af
fair of the success of any party. It is not a
political question. We have reached the
time whin national fre. dom is the condition
of national life. Our only election is a choice
between the life and death of our country.
We say this to the people, because they are
the government of the Ifnited States, and be
cause national character determines nation
The - people. -11!-tr- rise-- to- -higher-
They must be inspired by an intense and un
conquerable love of liberty ; a love that can
not be bought at any price, nor swayed by any
interest. There must e a spirit stronger
than the love of gain, of ease, of life itself.
Freerrom must not be valued because it gives
us wealth or power or prosperity as a peo-
ple : it is to be loved for its own sake.
And we are not to choose freedom for our-A
-selv-s only; we must earnestly seek that all
may be free. Our people must learn to re
:!ard ''Liberty as the simple birth-right of
every human being ;" to be enjoyed by all
whose destinies are joined with ours, no mat
ter what race, or color, or condition may be
We shall have to bear the stern discipline
of war until we take our stand upon this
ground. This stand will be taken. The
masses of the people are loyal to their high
est conceptions of right. . •
Our nation is to live, and will head the
great procession of the peoples in their pro
gress through the ages to a condition of uni
versal freedom, happiness and peace.
The star-spangled banner will point the
road for all clanking to the kingdom of Ooti
Nobody has a right to be President,
except a pro-slavery Democrat. We
want no Government when the people
elect from any other party.
Whenever a State becomes dissatisfied
with an act of the Federal Government,
it can secede at will, and it is a violation
of the Constitution to coerce it into sub-
Wigan and others had a perfect right
to fire on Fort Sumter. Tlre Federal
Governmen t violated the Constitution in
resenting the insult.
The Constitution as 'we interpret it,
and the Union as it was when Davis,
Toombs, Thompson and Floyd controlled
Line Clo is not President of the United
States, and we owe no allegiance to his
It is unconstitutional to arrest any
body who is aiding and abetting the
Stephen A. Douglas was , a fool for as
serting " that every man must be for the
United States or against it. There can
be no mutrals in this war, only' Patriots
Jeff Davis is a high-toned, chivalrous
gentleman, and Abe •Lincoln a negro
worshipper, a low, mean Yankee.
Old Ben Butler is a beast.
C. L. Vallandigham is a polishedistatea
man and a pure patriot.
The Union can only be restored through
the agency of the glorious old Deineora,t
Abo Lineoln is an imbecile, and ought
to be impeached.
Slavery. must exist, if the Union is dis
It is unconstitutional to vote any other
than. the Deocratic ticket. ' ,
-Everybotry is an Abolitionist who is in
favtir of suppressing the rebellion:—/ng
hanti Cp;inty (Mich.) HMS. -
E. J. PUTNAM. .1