Carlisle herald. (Carlisle, Pa.) 1845-1881, April 29, 1864, Image 1

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    SALE or
By virtue of a warrant from under the
hand and seal of office of the Commissioners
of Cumberland County, and to me directed
the following tracts and lots of unseated,
Lands, situated in,Comberland County, State
Or Pennsylvania, will be exposed to sale by
public vendee, on MONDAY the 13th DAY 9r
JANE, 1864, at the Court House, in the bor
ough of Carlisle, county aforesaid, and con
tinued by adjournment from time to time,
Until they - are all sold, or as much of each
tract or lot, as will be sufficient to defray
the arrearages of the State, County, Road and
School Taxes due thereon, and costs.
County Treasurer.
Carlisle April 13, 1864.
No. Acres
10. James Bowen's heirs,
150. John & Aberri Roddy,
457. John Beamer,
10. Wm. Rankin,
315. John M. Woodburn,
3. James Moenlloo,
18. John Dunbar,
7. Samuel- liner
J. M. Tircpodburn,
9 ~~
John A. Humrich,
John Nagley's heirs,
Daniel Sweiger,
Rhoads, Long A: Eberly,
Christian Eberly,
Daniel Coble's heirs,
Jacob Stoufer,
David Capp,
John Bolden,
Joseph Baker,
Jacob Grist,
Henry Kefler,
Adam Lerew,
Lloyd Myers,
Benjamin Malone,
Morrison & McCreary,
Peter Miller's heirs,
Howard Myers,
Michael Mentor,
John . Neeley's heirs,
Gilbert Searight,
Jii:s:TOWriSerfd, —
. Nicholas Wireman,
Jacob Wolf,
David Duncan, (Penn.)
Jacob Grove,
Abraham Stoner,
Wm. Forbes, (Penn.)
- Moore & Craighead,
Jcihn S. Myers,
_J-ohn- Kline,
Samuel-Woods' heirs,
Widow Albert,
John Brugh,
Noah Cockley,
Win. Graham,
Samnel Gleffn
Daniel Gitt,
James treason,
Cyrus Myers,
Henry Myers, 11 90
Rogers (Basket Agt.) (Penn.) 20 25
Raptael Weatherspoon, 48
Jacob Beehes,. 1 02
Brown & Creswell, 46
Wesley Biteman, 37
Francis Corleston,
John Ebert,
John Hemminger,
Wm. B. Mullen,
Moses Myers,
Beetem, filmes & Co.,
Cornelius Myers,
Dr. Marsden,
Isaac Montfort,
John & Henry Montfort,
Philip Smyers,
Alex. Young,
D. H. Medcaff,
John Mateer,
Daniel Wonderly,
Sheaffer & Keller,
Elizabeth Bennett,
James Barbour,
Deardorf's heirs,
John Nicholson,
James Nichblson,
Jacob Sheaffer,
John McClure's sen., heirs,
John Shanefelter's heirs,
H. I. Fannue,
Alex• Nailor,
4.. Richwine,
Jacob Albright,
Benjamin Lerew,
Northern C. R. R. Company,
Trustees M. E. Church,
Philip Gusler, -
John Cabo,
John Dunbar's heirs
Georice Wahl,
Henry S. EcTk,
Robert Bryson,
Wm. P. Smith,
David McKinney,
Samuel-Mii r,
Robert MeCAnne, •
Jacob Beltihooier,
Henry Shenk'e heirs,
David Lige°ld,
J. S. Haldeman,
Joao Barnhlll'e heirs,
rize3r , 9kcidl.39.
vOIMEN,E/Eo4iSfitiCPErt r y
INVITE the attention eObuyere.totheir
new stock of Dry Goods. it will be found -'unsay
passed in all those features which comprise a tint dam
ptock All' departments of oar business hate, been
much enlarged, especialbi that of •
DRESS 0 0 01) ,
which we are confident, le the most extensive assort•
meut ever offered in this town. We have now open,
ready for Inspection all the novelties of the season. viz:
Poplins, all new shades and styles. Idosambhines.
Plain and Plaids, Plaid Poplins. °bellies' De (mines,
also, a beautiful stock of ALPAOOAI3, at astonishingly
low prices.
Prints, Bleached alumnus, Broad Shootings, Flannels
Bingham Checks, Tick Inge. Cottonadeu, key die.
Gents' - and Boys' Wear ' ,
Cloths, CasilMeree, Jeeps, Summer Cairobrves,
We would, call the atteotfon of our friends more partici
ularly to our Immense otoek of Muslim Callow% Cot.
tonades, all boutbt last wi ter. before the late advance
which will bo told at prices' that' del competition.—
Persons may rely on
„ getting great bargains at the
store of
March 23.1864.
Mors:—Persona deilrors of mining our stook will
pleame be particular, and recollect 6nr Store Is In gng's
building, 8. E Corner Market Elquars,Second Cat, op.
roVto Clothing Boone.. " G. tB.
Taxes /)tie
$OO 55
3 82
3 77
1 09
14 02
Boyle )
/ 570
Moffitt 73
Barnes) 3 75
Wharton) 928
Marshall) 285
Norton) 5 71
Lake) 1 41
A. Gardner) 2 85
iting) 2 85
(W P Gardner 4 27
S. Parker) 3 55
L. Parker) 9 23
W. Parker) 1 10
(Buck) 3 20
(McClintick) 3 55
(Paxton) 5 32
" 3 40
3 98
3 62
1 26
3 28
" Another great Union victory 1" said
Frank, exultingly, as he came into the
sitting-room one evenirg, after
,his return
from the village post-office, and took a
vacant chair among the group gathered
about the centre table.
" Glorious !" cried a chorus of voices.
ieveinent-- --Let- me
read you the particulars" Frank con
tinued, with animation, drawing a copy
of the Japer from his pocket, and lead
ing off with a brilliantly headed article,
wherein the advantages :mined in one of
those "most gallant and daring exploits
of the war," - of which we have had had so
many; were duly set forth.
It was a tine, spirited sketch of the
battle of Chattanooga, and we listened
with breathless attention, following the
rapid movements of our gallant troops as
they advanced to storm the enemy's strong
entrenchments, hearing in imagination
the fierce rattle of musketry far up the
slopes of Mount Lookout in General
Hooker's famous •battle above the clotads,'
. work lalling , Nm our hands„ our
hearts standing Still as we watched the
brave men charging madly up the dun
gerous heights of Mission Ridge, their
cheers mingling with the roar of rebel
guns, the shrieking of rebel shells, and
the sharp, death-click from the rebel pits
—a wild, stirring, turbulent scene ; but
file key note -of the whole was "vic
tory f victory 1" and every face shone with
triumph, every voice jubilantly, "Well
done ! when the recital was ended
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All but one. Cousin Mabel, her fin
gers busily employed in the fashioning of
some hospital garment, had listened with
paling face to the thrilling account ; her
head drooping lower and lower, until at
last it rested on her hands, which, still
holding their unfinished work, had fallen
nervelessly upon the table beside her.
Frank, looking up from his, paper with
blazing eyes,,eagerly,sear :hing the faces
of his listeners for token of sympathy and
appreciation, quickly noticed her,attititde
and silence, abd reaching forth his hand
laid it lightly upon her, bowed [lead, say
ing gayly—
" What! not a single word of praise or
thanksgiving for this glorious success of
our troops, dear Mabel !"
She lifted her sweet, earnest face, wet
with tears, looking like a pure white lily,
dashed with summer rain.
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. " As I love the I:niou_esuse.3nd hope. ,
for its ultPriate triumph, I do rejoice in '
this signal success of our arms," she said,
" But your attitude just now was one
of deep dejection, I thought, and there
are tears upon your cheek, Mabel."
. 4 They 'come of mingled pity and
thankfulness, think," she answered wip
ing them away, and resuming her work.
"or pity ?" Frank asked vaguely, as if
he searerly understood her meaning.
.4 What sorrow ungu sh, and suffering
thrills in, phut one word—victory. ✓ Hew
manyprotched, aching hearts, that have
contributed their earthly all to this tri
umph, cry out tonight against the na
tion's exultation and rejoicing!" she said
tremulously :
" Ah I true. God help them ! But no
permanent good pas ever attained, you
.know, without some present,_ loss arid uth
..,tpentsry Suffering. Let the afflicted gath
er rie,nraze and strength from this thought,
and guestt at We infinity of their eternal
blessings by the multiplicity of their tem
:Oral ills."
. lilt is easy to
. day sneh ,words- 7 very
easy for us who sit here untouched by
loss and unscathed by the murderous fire
„rims°, burning breath, spepv hundreds of
miles frOm ChattrinoOga, and Whirse fdast
ing influence is felt in' many a Northern
horse Tri t tly,,,ifyve could keep our eyes
fixed alwaxs on eternal issues, sorrow
could not touch us more than it does 'the
immortals. But we have hearts of flesh,
that fail with . fear and smart with :!nguish
.as we walk the fiery furnace; and the sub
limest reasonings cannot make as quite
forget our pains."
if If you make such comments on a
victory gained at a comparatively small
cost, what shall be said for the defeats
which have unreasonably occurred to OM'
armies from time to time since the begin.,
ing of this contest ?" -
"The true soul recognizes no defeat to
our 'cause founded in justice and - , rjgbt.
Immediate rikault,i may pot always 1)(10110i
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VOL. 64.
A. K. RHEEM, Editor & Proprietor
If 1 tell thee that I lore thee,
Little May,
Will you turn your head away
And say nay /
'Tyres the morning of the year,
Fresh and gay,
Gave thy name to thee, they say,
Little May.
'Twas a happy time indeed .
For your play ;
But you know It dies away, A
Little May.
Yu, only for a month
Will It t Lay,
And 'twill acareely . seem a day,
Little May. , .
Then be my own for life,
Little May ;
Yea, forever and alway ;
youi—say I
Thy heart will make me young,
Little :day .
Oh, do eat run awry,
No, no—stay.
And when I say I ltve thee,
Little May,
Don't did mu to remember
That weary old November,
All so hapless and so gray,
Ilas nu May.
as are anticipated and desired, but ulti
mate victory upst reward the courageous
champions of truth "
"Still," returned Frank, "there is some
thing wonderfully depressing to the spir
its when—to use your words—'immedi
ate results' prove not 'such' as are antici
pated and desired.' The good soldier,
who in the hour of peril strains ev'ery
nerve in his faithful performance of duty,
feels somehow wronged and defrauded of
his rights if the day is not won. I c..m
fess to a thrill of pain, and regret even
now, when I think that my good right
arm was lost in that unhappy action be
fore Fredericksburg--that its last service
did not perceptibly benefit the cause I.
so dearly loved. 1 believe we all felt the
same; we rimiined" and wretched 'fellows
who were gathered out of that awful
wreck of human life. We lay in heavy
swaths, where the guns of the rebels had
cut us down in the earlier part. of the ac•
. tion, hearing all around us the mad con
ifusioni of battle, but unable to tell who
were the winners in the combat, as friend
and foe. rushed over us, one end another
prostrtte'sufferer lifted 'his dying head, j
and called faintly—'Uotnrades, how goes
the day l' and sank away iota eternity,
never knowing wlych way the tide of bat-
tle turned. Others, and I among then,
lost fora time the sense of
,bodily anguish
-atid — rifehtirfinzfefroili leaded u n con sci 7!
ousness, and it was not till days after in
the crowded hospitals that we learned the
disastrous results, off' that ill-sustained
movement upon the enemy. Many a
brave fellow turned his face to th 3 wall,
and groaned heavily when he heard the,
truth Soave even wept. It crushed all
the Manhood out of us, that disheartening
account of' our unavailing losses, and we
had no patience with our pains, no
strens,th fortitude_to_bear.:theut,_feel,
ing as we did, that our wounds were brands
of cowardice and disgrace miller that;
marks of honor and distinciion."
" suffering had made you morbid,"
Mabel said, laying her ha,nd reverently
upon his empty sleeve, the sight of which
always sent a pang to our_ hearts. "It
doesn't- -matter whether you gave lcur
arm -at Fredericksburg or st this brave
Chattanooga-fight, we know that its last
blow was dealt for the right"
'• But I could have biu 7 n the loss with
better grace at Antietam or South Moun
tain," he replied, his eye flushing at the
remembrance. "It is glorious tu ride up.
on the swim of battle, to throw yourself
fearlessly into the heart, of danger—to
plunge recklessly into the thickest ef the
fray, gbouting defiance in the very teeth
of death to meet the shock of the ad ver
sary with a thrill of pleasure and.exula
tion— to feel in yourself the might s of a
conquering host—to see the opposing
columns stqadily giving • way before your
resolute and determined s.rokes—to bear
along the Union lines the shout of 'vic
tory sounding high above the unearth
ly din, as the beaten and discomfited reb
els swarm out of their fastnesses and seek
safety in flight, the breath of the pursuer
hot upon their cheeks, conqueror and
conquered rushing madly on over the
mangled bodies of the slain—for no one
ever pauses to think of the dead and
dying in the.fretrzied excitement of the
battle-hour. Do you remember," he ad
ded, after a pause, in which none of his
soft-hearted listeners responded to his
battle raptures--"do you remember the
picture Massey draws of the Russian at
tack at Inkerman 7
" All hell seemed bursting on us as the yelling le
gions came—
The cannon's tongue of quick, red fire, llck'd all the
hills a flame I
Mad, whistling shell, wild, sneering shot, with devilish
glee went past,
Like fiendish ieet and laughter hurrying down the
battle blast.
And through the air and round the hills there ran a
wreck sublime
As though the Eterna Ark was crushing on the
shores of Ti me.
On bayonets and swords the smile of conscious victory
As down to death we dash'd the Rebels plucking at
our Throne,
On, on they clime with face 9f llama and storm of shot
and shell,, up like ‘ Cleaveu-scalers, and we hurled them back
to hell."
"If I am not mistaken," Mabel said
"your poet g ives an - other and a sadder
picture in the closing lines of ‘lnkertnan '
Read them, Helen."
" We - gather round the tent-ftro in the evening cold
and grsY,
And thought of those who rank'd with us In battle's
rich array,
Our comrades of the morn who came no more from that
fell fray I
The salt-tears wrung out In the gloom of green dells
fat away:
The eyes of lurking death that la life's crimson bub
bles play.
The stern white faces of the dead that on the dark
ground lay
Like statues ofold heroes cut ir4reelous human clay,
home with smile as life had stopped to lunge proudly
The household gods of many a heart all dm k and dumb
today I
Andhard; hot eyes grew ripe for teare, and uearte man k
down to pray"
" Ah,"
_Frank said with a sigh, "that
his - Tafttliff - fiTe — orii - Ithurriasm burns out,
and dispossessed ?f the spirit of ven
geance we stand bleak arid desolpte e
tfeligh against the hard, cruel, realities Of
war, feeling to the core the vanity of
earthly greatness; the littleness of human
glory. Many a sad after-battle scene
your fhncy has painted, no doubt:, • but
none, I think, whose sombre coloring
could quite equal the actual To the full
I have realized the suffering that comes
, 'of. this bloody strife us, laying back the
dead body of solue.beloved enuirade whose
momenta it had been riry office to - sciotlici,•
I 'have turned. to the 'sorrowful task of
breaking the intelligence of his 'death and
of transmitting his farewell messages to
the waiting friends at home, conscious
of the terrible blow I Was dealing, yet
knoWing net'how to console them, suiting
simply to callto • their remembrance the
goodness'of God and the rigbtectuenessof
the cause in which their dear one nOristi ! :
. •
"But our enemies have neither he
justice of their cause to urge in consolti
tion of their afflicted," 'bserved dear
mother, laying down her netting and re
moving her spectacles to whip away the
mist of tears that had gathered on their
oolished surface. „
"A h, no !" responded Mahel—"wreph
ed, misguided ones—God "fifty them
"God curse them—the traitors 1" oiled
Frank, hotly, his face darkening with
passion "God curse theta , —they mur
dered Harry fiartly--- - y: Harry and
yours "
"Oh, Frank :" murmured Lily and Hel
en faintly.
Mabel's cheeks were whiito as the mus
lin in which her bright, shlriing: needle
had suddenly paused at mention a that
name. Ido not think it had been oßoken
in her presence for two yefri..B before that
night. She was o:e u'eir,er
bear to hear her dead name:- Brunk, hot
headed but true hearted Frank, though
loving his cousin dearly, lad forgotten
her extreme sensitiveness in_his momen
tary excitement. Away LI.OIc in the first
autumn of the war label tasted the bit
terness of a cup which has since been
pressed to snore li thaiwolujika_onn„
number. We had rumors but no detail.
ed account of the battle ot; Ball's Muff,
when a dispatch f•oin Frank announced
Harry as one of the victims-:of that horri
ble massacre (une can hardly call it by a
milder name) Muhl° was --laughing and
jesting gayly when the message was placed
in her hands. opened it with a stuile
upon her lips, no suspicion of the truth
seeming to enter her wind. I shall never
forget the awful look that settled on her
faec.aashe real.a.nd- re-read theatal-words
Startled by her rigid, deathly appearance,
we sprang forwards, cr . 54-14g.--"Mabel,
what is it, dear? What ails you, Mabel
Clare ?"
She threw her hand up to her forehead,
and struggled to her feet.
"Wake tue," she said, in a strange,
sacred ‘eicia - . --- Tiro - fatife - love - of - Gbd, - - wake
me flew this horrible dreatp," and fell
seiisele:qi in our anus.
Mother picked up the paper:which flat
tered froth her clusp, and so we learned
the truth.
Dear Alabie ! I do not love to give my
pen to the itwntory of such days as follow
ed. But our darling, girl was of too strong
all buuyaot a twine to sink lwithout re
sistance under this heavy. to
alter' a little she, with pebieTVerli4; effoit,
put ; way all outward signs of
and resumed her accustomed duties,
cheerful and serene, thought, witil inofitr-of
her old light.rit , ss and gayety oft manner.
"I)o not be troubled for we, dear friends,"
she had said, ati,tvering our anxious looks
with a sad smile; "I am only one of a
thousand. Surely, I can endure suffering
as Well as others. But oh I" she added,
with whitening lip, "please never speak
his name to me-1 cannot bear it 1"
And ever after we had faithfully guar
ded against all reference to Harry, or to
the wretch yd time succeeding the news
of his death.
Frank, seeing the effect, or his hasty
words, left his chair and came round to
where Mabe I sat, with something of that
old, never•to belmgotten look upon her
"Oh, darling," he said, taking her
trembling hands, "let toe name hie name.
He was the brother of my soul—only
little less dearer to rue than to you. Of-
ten my heart nehes to speak to you of biro
when I see you sitting so white and'still,
and know whither your thoughts are
straying. I heleve you would suffer less
if you would talk with me freely of him
whom we both loved."
"Harry," she said, struggling for com
posure, "Harry never would have wished
you to cry God's curse upon his enemies."
"I. knew it," Frank replied. "Barry
was a Christian, and would have said with
his Master, -Father, forgive the for
they knew not what they do." But I n ev•
er can recall the aggravating circumstan
ces ( f his death—stricken down as he
was witho-it an opportunity for self-de
fence—and not feel a thirst forvengeanoe
upon his assassins firing my soul."
"Roweinber to whom vengeance be
longs. It seems lo me that we should
bring no feeling of personal hate and ran•
cor into this strife."
"[low can we do otherwise ?" Frpnk
asked. "AU that is good and noble in wan
cries out against tthe enormous widked•
nods of these infernal plotters—tlieso in
famous destroyers of our country's peace.
If there was a grain of trAtur kat.ngle
particle of reason in their plea, one Might'
look with some toleration upon their deeds
but as it is—"
"As it is," look up Mabel, "we must
regaid them with the utmost pity in view
of the awful retribution that awaits them,
and whereof we, in some measure,
, are
made (Jude' instruments`, e 0,11
tending for the princip es orjlititioe, self
government, eqdal rights; let us give a
true interpretation of those priqoiples to
our opponents by in honiirable rid 'e s quit•
able course. of action, not oasting•obiew
upon our cati - se , by
,an unlawful exercise .
of power a spiteful retaliatien upon their:
atrocities, or an"unseeinl exultation In"
theii t' . .Weca'Cliej.4stiyet
ful firtu.yetfergivieg; eenquerers,'ltit t
notboastfill.". • I.
1, I 'lli afraid The -common soldiery. Will
never dome 'up te.yout: standard,” Frank
Said: ‘.Suppose now'the murderer of our
dear boy, Hal, where in our powerl=
What would you du 2 , 1 would send a bul
let L 6 ,0011311 of his heart I"
would pray that your. bullbt
wigia so far fail in its errand aaSto: give
tho - offenderitinte to iepetii of hia Arioro
and, make his peace with clod, and I.
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TERMS:--$l,BO in Advance, or $2 within the year
would faithfully nurse his life to that end.
_sloltr+ iny thirot, fnr
vengeance—his blooehever could," was
label's answer. '
A good story has been told of a lisping
of f icer in the army having been victim
ized-by a brother officer, (noted for his
imel,,lleliberation and strong nerves,) and
`id.s4tting square with him in the ollow
inenner : The cool joker, the Captain,
Was always quizzing the lisping officer, a
lieutenant, for his '-nervousness.
"Why," said one day in the pres
ence of his company, "nervonsnesEl is all
nonsense ; I toll you, Lieutenant, no brave
trims Will;be nervous."
"Well," inquired his lisping friend,
"how would you do, thpose a shell with
ati inch fuse- thould drop ithelf into a
Walled angle in which you had taken
shelter 6om a company of tharp, tboot
erth; and where it weal thertain, if you
would 'Put out your nose, you'd get pep
"How?" said the Captain, winking at
the :circle, "why take'it cool acid spit on
the fuse." • •
The party broke up and all retired ex
cept the patrol. The next morning a
number of soldiers were 'asseinbled• on
parade4lll4--talkinglir' clusters; when -a ,
long came the lisping Lieutenant.' Lazily
opening his eyes, he remarked
"I want to try an experiment this
morning, and thee how extheedingly cool
you can be."
Saying this, he walked deliberately into
the Captain's quarters, where a fire was
burning on the hearth, and placingtin its
hottest centre a powder canister, instant
ly retreated. There was but one mode of
egress from the quart rs and that was
upon if - Jill - 111de ground, the toad being
-built-up fur defense; the occupant took
one look at the canister, comprehended
the situation, and in a moment dashed at
the duor, but it was fastened on the out
"Charley, let me out if you love me I"
Aimed the Captain-,
"Ttipit on the eanither l" shouted he in
Not a moment was to be lost ; he had
at first caught up a blanket to cover his
egress, by now, dropping it, ho raised the
window, and out be bounded, sans culottes,
sans everything but a very . short under
garment, and thus, with hair almost on
end, he dashed up on a full parade ground.
The shout which bailed him called out.
.tho whole. barrocks t o sea what was the
matter, and the dignified Captain pulled
a Sergeant in front of him to hide him
"Why didn't you thpit on it ?" inquir
ed the Leutenant.
"Because there was no sharpshooters in
front to stop a retreat," answered the Cap
"All I got to shay, then ith," said the
Lieutenant, "that you might thafcly'huve
done it, for I'll thwar there wathin't a
thingle grain of powder in it !"
The Captain has never spoke of nervous
ness since.
Josh Billings on Cats
I have studdyed cat clussly for years,
and hay found them adikted tew a wild.
state. They haint got afrekshun, nor var
tue of enny kind; - tha will skratch their
best fronds, and wont ketch mice unless
tha are hungry. It haz been sed that
the ar.: cod to make pp into sassages ;
but this iz a great mistake. I hay bin
told by a sassago maker that tha don't
kotnpare with dogs.
Thare iz one thing sartin, tha are verry
anxious tew liv, yu ma turn one inside
out, and bang . hina up bi the tale, and az
soon tti . Yl are out ov sight he will man
age tew turn a back summerset and cum
around awl rite in afu days. It is verry
hard wurk to looze a oat. If cue gits
carried oph in a bag hi 'Mistake a grate
ways into the kuntry tha wont eta lost
hula a abort time, but soon appear tew
make the family happy with their pres
Old maids are very fond ov oats, for the
reason i suppose that cats never marry if
tha bay ever so good a obanse. Thare iz
one thing about eats i'don't like, if yu step
on their tains hi acksident tha git mad rite
oph, and make a grate .fuss about it.
There is anutlier thing about thetn,,a good
investmentfor'poor folks. A. pair ov oats
will yield each year, without any ontrny,
something like eight hundred per oat.
It is a verry singular faok that oats don't
like y, i never knu one tow Ot
drowned by acksident.
Iha love cream, but it beams tow be
rOn their_religgun tew tutch soap. Cats
and dogs hay never bin able tew agree on
the main question, tha both seem 'tew
want - the affmnatiff side tew oust. I
think if i could hay mi way thare peed
en% be any 'more eats torn, unless tha
could oho a • oertifikate ov good moral kar
actor. There is one thing - more about oats
xhiet - seemsreiv'itre - tiiv — be awl affek ta
shun, and that iz Makingsiebra big noise
under a, feller's' window nights and then
rau3ik. i :was tow have mi
chaise between ti cat and a titriped snake
,i would
° take the snake, 'bekause
git rid ov the anako,bi letting him go.
Thare . aiit no sartin wa tow kill tt oat, if
ytigit one wurked up into sassage, and
yu think yu'are all right jilt as like as
not thti will ouw to and take off a whole
lot of-good sassago with them. Thoie
are mi Views about oats, rather — hastily
hove' together, and if i haint cod onuff
agin, them it iz onla ttekause i look the
inforrossburi.r-r The Poughkeepsiaq.
"You always lose your temper in my
company," said an individual of doubtful
reputation to'a 'gentle:luau. "True, air,
and Lohoubin't voudar if lion every..
thing I, ti4yi about me
Humors of the House
A WAshington enrrPitp.o.ndent, of tho
Cincinnati Gazette is responsible for the
A portly, good-natured and able Trf:
dianian is grieved at having unconscious
ly been the pause of distress to a pious
lady in the gallirica. "Why in the world
is it," said she, with much feeling, "that
the Clerk must rilways Stop when he has
gone about half through the roll call, and
every time ridicule religion by saying, at
such time and place, "God love us all "
The aggrieved member 'is named Godlove
S. o th.
Brandegee, of Connecticut, was the
other day in the Chair, in Committee of
the Whole, and was putting questions,
Connecticut fashion, "Those in favor of
the moticn say aye,---contrary minded,
no." "Why don't you answer, Judge
--?—Brandegee is calling pn you,"
cried General Sehenek to a Western Con
gressman. "What do you mean ?" was
the surly response. "why, Brandegee just
called on you to vote no." "I don't un
derstand you," growled the Judge. "Why
13randegee just asked the contrary mind
ed to say no 1" The obstinate member
wou'dn'tsee it, but the roar that follow
ed showed that his fellow-members did.
'lf I. were to print the name, readers would
A:nd this brings up a bit of grim pleas
antry ie General practiced during' his
reign in Baltimore, that I do not recol.
lect to have seen in print. He was troub
led by rebel women, almost as much as
Butler was at New Orleans. He 'didn't
want to get into a petticoat-war, but 'he
didn't want the little rebels to be flaunting
the rebel 'colors on the :.treets, in 'defiance
of his authority. In a happy moment he
called to wind the medical say,ng that
like - cures like, and 'his --
remedy. Ho called to his aid some of
the young bloods about town, and got from
thew a list of certain noted women, more
showy and elaborate in dress than re
spectable in oh iraeter These gay dam
sels ,were regularly engaged to appear
every.. fair afternoon on the fashionable
I promenades, with the most conspicuous
rebel badges, and instructed, on no ac
count, to omit greeting as s's , ers in the
holy cause o. the Confederacy, every lady
wearing the rebel colors they met.
General Butler Talking to a Rebel
The Norfolk New Regime of March 29 pub
lishea a two ctlu tin report of the examina•
Lion of Roe. George I) Arnistrung, of that city,
by G.•krilal Buller. Tu.c is the saute clergy
man wbo was recently sentenced to imprison-
Jnent at Fort Hat iera, for his rebel sentiments
An, aid or General Butler conducted the first
ex oduutit ion, but the General himself atter
wards made a careful personal investigation,
cross questionine Mr. Armstrong very sharp
-1.).% 'foe following are extracts from the re
port. of the interview :
Ge . iiertil Butler —1 perceive that in your
former exatutnatro❑ you declined answering
this question : 'Do you . calf yourself a loyal
mac 113 letter and spirit to day V' -
Armnstron g —i do not decline to answer
now ; if I were to put ray own interpretation
upon it, I should say I am ; but I don't know
General—Well, sir, perhaps I can teach
you Now. sir, what is the name of that gen
Heinen' who had taken the oath, and while
coming out of the Custom House with you,
made the remark that he "would like to spit
upon the northern Yankees."
Mr. A.. —Mr. Charles Reid I declined to
to answer oti my former examination because
I had not Ire consent to tell, sir ; but since
that I have seen him, and he has given me
his convent to men;dort his name.
Generel—Where is Mr R4id?
Mr. A. lle is in Nortufk.
General—(to in aid.) Telegraph to Col
Wheldon, (Provost Marshal, Norfolk,) to ar
rest Mr. Charles Reid and send him here
lie lives ou Main street.
General—fie stated that, as he ostne out
from taking the oath ?
Mr. A.—Yes. air
General—Wi , h the oath fresh on his lips
and the words hardly dry in hie mouth, he
said he •'wanted to spit in the face of the
northern Yankees?"
Mr. A.—Weil, General, he took it with the
same view as I did
Gaieral.--1 agree to that, air
Mr. A.—l meant to say—
General—Eitop,eir, I don't like to be insult•
ed. You said, sir, that'infernal seoessiciiist
wanted to spit in the faces of loyal men of
this Union, and that you took the oath with
the same yiow that he did, or rather he took
it with the aillllo view that you did- ft makes
no difference which. I. agree, 'sir, that you
did. I have treated you, sir, during this in
terview, with propriety and oourtesy up to
thin moment, end yet you, sir, here telt me,
in order to clear this vile wretch, who shall
be punished as be deserves, that you took the
oath to my government with the same view
that he did
Mr. A. sir, it was a mortifying foot
to confess that we were a oonatterett people ;
and it was the irritrtilotf growhigt out of that
tacit. '
^'General—You have not helped it, sir. You
he'd not better go 4111 in that direction any
further, air, for your own sake.' Now, - sir,
while you , did prom% a 'very virulent sermon
upon "'Pbe Victory if *wastes," at thc tee
ommendation of the Confederate 'Congress
have you over since preached in your pulpit
a sermon fevol•able to the Union oauee, or one
that would be likely to please the 'loyal, and
disticatte the ditivyal
After some further quealioning, the exam
ination was continued as follows:
'6leueral—You said ydu looked upon the
banging of John !Brown as just and right be
(muss he interfered with the peace of country.
Mr. A.—Yes, sir. ---
General—Very good, sir. Nowi•then, would
you look upon the,,hanging of the prominent
rebels Jefferson Davis for instance as just and
right. You know the rebels nave interfered
With thd pence of the country thud have 'caused
rivers of blood to flow where John Brown.only
°tinged pints. What detyou say to that?
Mr. A.-4. would not, sir •
• GetieralL Aro your sympathies with the
.llnion or the - Confederate cause.
Mr. A.—With the Confederates.
The examination concluded with the follow.'
log urder,from the General:
”Make an order , that this man be commit:"
ted to the guard house, in "clotte corifinenient.
there to, roin•tin, until he can•be consigned 'to ;
Fort Hatteras; there to be kept•.in solitary
confinement until further orders,;: and send
a copy of this examination 10 the officer in
commend there. •
Respectable Girl Raped—Marriage pp
abort Atqaiatance..
A letter from Palmyra (N. Y.) to the rto
cheater Express tette this curious story :
A remarkable (Leap Year) courtship slid
marriage come off in our quiet village last
week resulting distastrously total the partial
concerned. The whole easels not ea) fully de;
'eloped as to enable one to give a fell relation.
It seems that a Miss C. M., a highly respect
e3l young lady of twenty years, had been
holding a correspondence with a young ogled.
In a mill ary camp in New Jersey—who bad
sent hir an in , roduotory letter vouobidg rot
hii reepectsbility. Paid letter was written
by as acquaintance of hers, who also was an
officer. Several lettere passed. he sending
his photograph, and a request for her photo,
g apli 'all this eras very pleasant and honor
NO. 18.
On Monday of last week a young. and ratb•
er prepossessing mai) of about five and twen
ty years, dressed in military clothing, arrived
here, and called on the lady an I announco4
himself as her dear correspondent; he watt
cordially received as such by Miss 0. M , not
withstanding thu parties failed to ditieover .
Any similarity of likeness between him and
The photograph, but this he axplained to her
, aiistactioa by saying it wee taken before hh
went into the service three years ago. Mon
day and Tuesday things }vent on lovingly,
and he visited the morning prayer-meetings„
sung and spoke, and all were greatly edified.
thereby. The account that he gave of him•
self -was that be had resigned about four
months previous. was now a Deputy Provost
Marshal, was at, Vicksburg when taken pris
oner an inmate of Libby Prison eight months
and was in the Gettysburg fight. On Tiles'.
day night, much against the will of parent')
and friends, they were married. The next ,
day he began to look after some workmen to
paint and paper his new fatter in •law's het.;en ,
His bargain with the painters' was fair, sholv
leg plenty of greehbacks, and offering to pay
down on fulfillment of the contract. Heiook•
ed at a number of fine residences, but failed
to strike a bargain. In conversation with the
clergymen who married them. he stated that
he had lost, ou M ain street,.ssoo, rut being
a stranger, and having already gained some
notoriety. he would u..t advertise it —"he did
not care for money." He claimed to be the
owner of a firm of two hundred acres, near •
Elmira. Friday afternoon. Mr. officer, Who
had already assumed two or three names,
procured a carriage Hod horses of Mr Swee
, e534 , -e. &Alta-Ea givr, - -ander-cmtv-tuo - ilidisot - , -
it seems. return ne per agreement. In the
morning a letter arrived fur the bride, which
was opened by the parents, and fond to be
from her true correspondent. the owner f
photo,2rapb Thin (locumn ut resulted in Bend•
tog officers Clark and llowe in pursuit of the
team and the deluded bride.
At Canandaigua tie erns arrested, ironed,
and placed iu durance vile. The eyes of the
late Mii's C M. being opened, she upbraided
hint for his deceit, and declared she would re.
turn home. which she did. The young scamp
had to be knocked down before be would yield.
-To-othner Glark -he-contessed'-he-wara-deser—
ter from the army. and wished him to call the
Provost Marshal, preferring to fall into his
hands. ,Officer C.ark deeming it proper to
notify the . Provost, did so. During the few
minutes' absence, the prisoner had wrenched
oil his irons, and burnt such papers in his
possession as he thought proper. He is cer
tainly a most accomplished villian The af
fair has caused much excileinent. — It is dun
the parents of the misguided young-lady to
say that they were opposed to the hasty mar.
riage, and insisted on a week's time, but the
couple were determined, cud threatened go•
tug somewhere else to have the_oeretnouy (ma
fiuminaied, and fearing that would make the
affair more riJiculous, they reluctantly and
fearfully consent ed.
Motives to Int ell oo tual Culture.
No period in the histury of our country has
furnished greater literary advantages than
the present. Either a college, setniLary,
academy, or high school, is found in almost
every village and hamlet.
The diffusion of knowledge has become a
matkr ot almost universal inten•et. Indeed,
most of our largest schools are so excessively
crowded, that, in the villages where they ars
established one earl harily tarn over a hat,
without finding a 'student or two eh •Itered be
neath it. But were two out of five of this
multitude questioned in regard to the object
before them, or the motives by which they are
stimulated, we believe that hardly a single
well de+erved answer would be given. Not
that every lad of ten, twelve, or fifteen years,
should choose his profession at so 'early art
age, and then otu ly exclusively with refer
ence to t at. Whether this would be advis
able or not, it is not our present purpose to
consider; we rather purpose to inquire wheth
er the frequent presentation of the objects of
study, and proper motives to intellectnal ac
tion might not afford an important advan
What then are the motives to intellectual
culture? They seem to us divided into two
classes viz., pleasure and advantage.
That happiness is one of the prime objects
of marr, none will pre end to deny. But
whence is our happiness chiefly derived?:
Mainly, or entirely, we think, from two sour , '
ces, viz., our loca ity and our associates.
What then is the scholar's locality ? Heis
in the broaJ and ever•expanding fields of
knowledge; on a gentle eminence, perhaps.
from which he'may behold the rich and fertile
fields, as yet but partially explrrred. And
looking toward the east, ha sees the oriental
grove where the heather gods resided ; and
those ancient cities whose congregated mul
titudes were bound by subtle cords to the lips
of a Demosthenes or Cicero; and yet again
those rural hornee, where lived and sang in
quiet seclusion thous bards, whose songs
shall live till time shall be no more.
The scholar breathes an intellectual at
triosphero, which creates the life-blood of the
soul ; absorbs the palsying vapor of stupidity;
and•quickenc the circulation throughout the
whole intellectual system. A sun shines 04
him, whoa • piercing rays penetrate the sow.
bre veil, which envelopes his immortal part,
and lights up the pathway he is traveling.
Lofty mountain , ops appear in the blue etha
ne' distance, toward which, with firm resolve,
he is ever tending.
The LOAFER.-The most Iniserable,hapeless
scrap of humanity, is an idle man—a matt
whose chief aim of life it to "loaf"—to waste
in listless lounging and mental and pbysi.
cal inaction, the best years of his life. There
are a number of such beings here and in
every other town-miserable loafers, whose
sole occupation is to avoid employment • of
any kind-whose lives can scarcely be calle'd,
lives-who die one after another, and leave'
behind them-what ? A vacancy toluisnourn
ed ? No,_for thq__o_in-themselves.vacan ,
--ciesinortii - eii. — To these atoms society OWBI .
nothing. The history 'of - the world's pro-
.grass igncres their names, their existence,
and being' dead, the grave contains no
-more inert, worthless earth than it did before.
They becnne chronic nuisances; they have no
local habitation or name in so fur as regards
their worth or ialUe, and from day to day, in ,
the haunts of busy mon, they pass current
as uncurrent" funds-at so much an discount
that they can't eVen buy themselves; ' :T ''e
only apparent exertion they exhibit is that
which enables them to be eternally in some
body's progress and buisiness. They
do'any special harm andM'ever" accoroplieli
any good. They die only when - they Ot'toi
-lazy and indolent to use their respiratory
grins. They , never gat. the conatimptien, fie
cause they haven't,energy enough to cougb;
They give empleYment to nobody. for tykly
babe none for themselves, 'Tt costs name to
get theta to the polls tO.detiesit
than, carcasses and the entire eled‘
Oen: are, wo th. Fi•on2 these, and, such 'tut . ;
these, may fortune preserve all well meaning .
tnortabt. .;
A Remarkable' Story.