Carlisle herald. (Carlisle, Pa.) 1845-1881, November 26, 1869, Image 1

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Yhin tho oolieerealin tifiatillwa treed;
r'uloot year inhaled the trot:any air r
io own* tanned reaper In bin hour or eaeo,
When all the noble aro lying hrowniond..barq
o gray barns lookinittrom tboir hazy bills
the,tbin water" widening in tbo Take,
let dome tbe; air a grieting to theoilia,
in lb, dull thundirof niternoto
.11 eights maw mellowed i4d all Bounds 'Embalm],
The hills !Gamed farther anti •the stream sang low,
As Inn dream the distant woodman bowed •
111. winter Igg wltb many a muffled blow.
liewnibittlied forests, ern . whlts tamed nitli gold,
'Their banners bright with evary'nisrtial kno,
'ow stood Ms sense swi r l/oaten host Bold,
Vitlidritwwsfar in Thwo:s romotest taus.
Hombre *tinge the vulture tried bin flight;
Tho.dove - ecurco hea ]Lis eighing,mate's coppletut
id Me it star blow drowning, to,tflellght,
The vdllaga church vane roomed to pole nod faint.
is ceiiiinel rock upon tho hillside craw—`
)row thrice—and all was stiller-than_ before ;
eat till corns replying warden blew
Hifi alien hhrn and then yeas heard no mono. .
ere fret the Joy, within the olm'e 101 l creme,
garrulona trouble round het:unfledged young
lid where tho oriole hung her swaying noel,
,By every light wind like a cancer
martens of
bury wallowe circling
orebodingao tho melte thind believes,
AI . / early harvest and a plentooue year.
Moro every bird tint naked \ n
ited tho veinal feast,
r iThook tho attoot sin box froth iti , tvlnge al taorn
' ii want tko,reapar of Limo rosy,eist
-1„.! All DOW Wag sunless, amply uud forlorn.
. , .
' , .;teno, front out the stultkil, Allied thu quell,
`'/tud croaked [kit crow through all the . droary gloom
tune the pheasant;drumming hi the vale, •
' ad o' eeho . I u the tilitance to the cottage luau..
'I !ere Was ntiltud, no bloom upon the Loewe,
,Fhe spider, moved thglr thin thread. night by night
:: )b t hien° dosOn, the'only ghost of Ilutviire, .
rf,alled 'lowly by—P“.(.ll nollelone out of Hight.
inittall h , In this moat dreamy Mr,
And' whbn tho woodblua olletho upon tho porch
';o el-broom leave; ao if thit year blood there,
:Filing t h e loom with Ito Invert.' torch.
inlld all thin, the cealra of
, tho
?Ito while haired, matron with mollotououi kruad
tho vv,ift wheel and With harJuyeus mime -
But liken Nth, and watched the Dying thrond.
he bud known 001 . 1011'. Ito bid walked with her,"
Oft supped and broke with her We; ashen must,
,1111 in the email looms heard the Mir
bin thick mantle (railing in the duet.
yot bar shook was bright with summer bloom
Iler country summoned and she gave her all ;
And twice war bowed to for hie imbue plume— •
Reg.o the sword to rout upon the well. •
L itoguto iho !word, lint not the halal that draw
And artek for libolty tho'dyinkt
litur hint who to We Biro and country t; nu,
Fen thin ranks of tho foinilhfg fob,
Long, but not loud, thu groitPug wheolwoUt
Law the low mur[Our of 0 hlve . at noon;
Lolig, hut pot loud, the memory of tbowono
Breathed' through hot' lips acid nod trumulouw tone
rit lest the thread WWI snapped, her Lund wits hotrod
Lire dropped thedlehtiT through her hands Bombs;
tad loving neighbore soothed her careful shrew],
While death and winter closed the autumn scene.
Alphonso Karr has wittily;'if not rev
.n•ently, said, that the toilette of-women
is like the altar which the Greeks erected
to the unknown god ; they dress" they
know not for whom. Throughout the
animal creation the brightest enlemaint.
gayest plumage are almost invariably
given to the male ; but in the case of
'limn, it is the feminine element which
travels in brillianthuos, and it is to woman
, vre must look to preserve" the [esthetic
palance of the universe. Man furnishes
t lie element of power, — we look to her for
the graceful and the beautiful. And as
it is to the eye that the beauty of woman
first appeals, that sonso demands impo-
I x:lonely to have its rights. The first duty
'of woman to society is to dress,well.
•. Now to dress well, is not necessarily .
to dross OxponsiVely, , it Is only to dress
appropriately. But : to accomplish this
needi an intimate knowledge' of ono's '
self, a kuowlodgo. Which, strange as' it(
mayyseern, few peOplo possess', because
it is-only to be, acquired bycareful study,
and a most candid and impartial scrutiny.
A really vain woman never dresses wolf,
' beeause sho has the hardihood to ima,
' gino that oho looks well in anything, and
tosses upost hOr person a medley of in-
„congruous Ohms and forms, thitt, tcwiso
'an expressive French idiom; swear at
;each othOr, as well as at every 'shade in
her complexion, every lino in her shape.
"'Pio three grand unities of dress are
timo, place, and , person. The woman
who knows herself to bo fifty, and dresses
,uorsistently like fifteen, loses Um advent-,
Igo that a careful adjustment of sober
, tones and matronly combinations would
have given her, and brings the faded
tints of lior - complexion - into 'dangerous
proximity tothedapliog colors of youth.
While recourse to the. coarse and una
vailing devices of paints and dyes cannot
be too earnestly deprObatedievery logltl
mato means of Cottoning tho ravages of
:,imo by judicious concealments and tho
.150 of quiet, but cheerful tints, must be
umsiderednotonlylogitimato, but praise
worthy. A, sober richnesS of attirO takes
the place of tho airy fabrics and gaudy
hues of oarlier.yoars, and in tbo velvets,
locos, and diamonds permitted to the
i,matron,, ; sho can surely, hud consolation
" for the loss of the rose, and tarlatansof
' , :!tho young girl. Form, too, should
1 change with, the years: Because a nook
land bust are loVely7to look at in' the
bloom of youth, it , by,„no means follows'
, ;'that we care to see tlieir ruins twenty
9yeara after, and the eiquisitely tender
and graceful screen of lace, which veils
the shoulders Of an-old beauty, testifies
at,lince to her modesty- and her good_
sonse:—Bhort Oressos - and round nits aro
per se, oxce6dinly so sibl.
.things, but
-wo do not 'wish to Bei our mothers•and
grandmothers parading tha streets, a
pyraMid of 'peake4 hirbolon4 of every.
color in the rainbow,' and a
Vulglon of feeling is occasioned by the
sigheof and .Withnnul visage
under the' cemiettishly_ tilted, brim of
tiny round bat. : •
But while wo deny to' ago the privi
leges oflouth, bo equally strict
• upon the (Aber bide of tke pills; ,
. in full possession
..0f, , ,81at nameless
chartnof extronmyoutli which the French
ivithonetho aid °nm de cologne or bel
ladoimay 'whose'`•brilifant complexions
glow Plooo Gf 'Youth"; not to,
bo' puichased,at any fashionable per
fumer's,4ild , whose wavy 'tressoth grow
honestly 'cli ) -41i6lr' i 'find thoughlels'.
h e ads,- should be cautious how . they trea
p,vailiga thir*C7';Trei. - lnee of. iheir
getulsqus,,, Mo'SdenWiSOiles ;
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and thoir,satins? As tho little song "ma
"Du bast. s.llo'schonxten Au gen,
Mold, J.lubcDou, , wfuiwillut Du gutuunel&T"':'
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You who can stiok.a rose . in your lux
y,oµ want of a tinsel tiara ? linen your
arms aro so lovely, whero,is thb need, of
loading them , with bracelets, and why
insist upon making of your pretty littlo
persons a . shoiv figure for all the jewelers
of the metropolis? Leave your gems and
gauds to those who need them,Amd come
out like the fresh young Spring, with her
light in your, eyes, and her flowers in
your sunny hair. It is a matter of econ
omy, young ladies, to which we -would
counsel you. You , will have plonty of
time brand by to -dress like -sixty,- robe
yourself like sixteen N4ile yref have the
'chance; for Ahe hours are fast stealing
your May from you, o and by no magic
process - yet dhicOvered, cmi we grow
young agahi.
' It is not enough to dross according to
age, we must also regard the unity of
place. Station in life, or absolute literal
standing of_ the moment, both are 'CO be
-consulted. __Simplidity is a grace and a
charm, but we do dot care to see a.duoh
ess dress liko a milkmaid ; it is her duty,
as Well as her privilege, to delight our
eyeii with magnificence, the creamy sheen
°rani* tho soft rich lights of velvet, and
the brilliant flashes of precious stones.
And most assuredly e we' do not wish to
see the niilkmaid ape the duchess. What
would becbine of her dairy while she was
attending to her toilette, add how would
her panic?? consort with 101'1141k pans.?
A servant looks much more lad,y+' like, if
shOdid but know it, in neat and modest
garments Witting 'ber 'duties, than she
does rigged out in tawdry finery which
imitatea the worst taste of her mbstreas ;
and the daughter of a poor man is love
lier in a simple merino which she can
afford, and is at ease in -wearing, than in
any extravagant pomp'of gill and* satin.
Our American ladies aro often cen
sured by foreigners for wearing toilettes
to rich and gaudy forth° place in which
they may happen to be. These critics
complain of their slovenliness in drag
ging superb dresios through the mire of
the town ; and now that the fashion of
sweeping the streets, with ladies' trains
is happily abated;-of the display in those
streets of toilettes so gorgeous in color
and, rich'in *niaterial as to attract every
eye, and
_diet the_ attention of every
lounger.., The pronounced him-of fash
ionable toilettes at present to do that
very thing; and to enable the wearer to
pass-through a gauntlet-of vulgar obser
vation, which would cause a truly mod
est woman to sink into tho ground with
shame. Balsae says that. we have be
lieved the mowches of the eighteenth con
tury lost v or forgotten ; we are mistaken:
To 7 day, the Women, 1001'0 skilful than
those of the. past, seek the gaze of the
.opera glass by the most audacious strat
agems. This ono first discovers the
rosette of ribbons, with a diamond in the
centre, which attracts the attention of
an evening, that ono revives a past mode,
.or.plsots a_dagger_
sublime efforts, these Waterloos of co
quetry or love, then become fashions to
the inferior Spherac while those happy
creatures aro seeking new Ones. BM; to
attract attention, it is needless to say, is
not 'synonymous with dressing well, or
wo might take a perambulating adver-,
tisor for our model, and no woman is
well dressed who wears in the street the
materials and colors only fit for the
house, or who persists in dragging
through the dirt a train only intended to
be worn in a carriage. And of all forms
of bad dressing, tho worst is to be over,
dressed, for it adds the Nulgarity-olos
tentation to the list of our Facial crimes.
Accidents will happOit;: - ' 4f - course, and
the victim whom a prolonged experience
has convinced that "a few friends"
means a full dresopartyof five hundred,
will oocasionally Stumble upon a genuine
reunion of half a dozen, in all the pomp,
and circumstance of his war paint, but
then the toffOtto is its own and all suffi
cient punishinent. The'Offender is stran
gled in-his own white choker.
There reMains_to be considered the
third and all important point—The 'per
son.- And it, is - hore that.that candid and
impartial scrutiny of which we' spoke be
fore must begin; We 'Mist be-aware of
all our defects in order to 'soften and ob
literate them, as worn ist be aware'of all
our beauties in order -to give dqo prowl : .
nonce to their direct: Those aro certain'
well known and universal rules to be ob
served as , for instance, that porpendicu
- •
lar stripes give length to the figure, while
horizontal. ones shorten it, that shawls
are not becoming- to high shoulders, nor
plain waists to 'flat chests, that round
faces leok best below a high head dress,-
and thin ones . beneath a low one; that
brunettes should' not•wear: , :greon (Which
they wilt d4l), nor blondes yellow, and so
on. But besides this_ b,o 'of the art of
dross, there is a subtler personal adapta
tion-of--what Balzlm•has well called the
aolclica (patches) of the present day: It
consists in tho. dexterous arrangement,
not only of the grand masses of the toil
ette, tho harmonious disposition of tint
and form, but_ vf. those_littlo.liothings.l
which go so far to make thO perfect
whole, the ribbon' added, to Produce tho
necessary climax of color, the well chosen
jewel, that answers ,to the palaces high
light, tho nameless devices that enhance
the beauties of the subject, and throwits
foot ?' the,daisitiest of chauskivs reveals
its Arab lines; an ugly hand? soft •fallei
of dainty limo tone down any harshnociS
9f acid half conceal its size.-• The
hairiolled back ,in silky waves reveal);
the exquisitebontour of the ear, or Curled
and frizzed above the fOraltead,. takes
away. from its
. uutominine
thousand airy nothings ,g 9 to make that
charming whole of :which Ben, Jensen
was dreaming, when ho sang, • • ' • •
0,9 mo vtaco,
'.l:6at makea:slinpllclty n grtico I"
Uo littlo know how much art had been
expended upon that plcture of "a siveot
We have.said - nothing,of .inasoulino at
tiro, becausa .it is at present a hopeless
subject.• • 'Until 'men haye sueueddetr in
roforMing - tho of wornii tosmoot
par, Own ideals of the onbliniO and
tlfuilyqtlfoitif which change with every
fashion, it is uselees to : say ',Unythiiig; of
thehi own Monstrosithii(of l dteSo.;
'the' sphere 6' w s oinaii has, ,been correctly,
an satiitprprpsedo4edi vitou. tho much
vexed qiiesfiOn of tho ballot' ohall bo
%led vuFset at test, when Nrdnionah3ll
have attained the
dross sictlerdirit td - man,
'pdaoi6siiitifill at idl„lanits; Without the
expense of gather, time or"snoi<oy; tlio'u'
- we - slatll - expect -a-reforinr.irt.theliabilf-.
'nients of the lordsof creatida,'WhicTi will
not stop:at velvet dress coats, or Oven at
the aboliticia of stove pipe liats.—Put
A certaiuCaptain Baculard; left Mar
'seines for China ; but' being buffeted by
the winds, he hauled op in Clie harbor of
Tunis to wait for 'Or,
, weather. The.
collector of the port camo-zT .19prd.
Captain reprosentedthat ho was freight
ed for Canton, thathe had nothing toile
with Tunis, and that ho only Caine lima
frow stress of weather. But the collect.
or exhibited. the manifest necessity -that
ho should fork over. -Captain Baculard
did fork ever in a rage, but jnstantly re
paired to the palace of the Boy, demand
ing justice:
"Coed Frank," said the Boy, f' I win
your, friend.. God is great: What do
- yowerant - of - rne ?"
"Highness," answered Captain Bacu
lard, " your custom house has robbed
me. - I have forked over. Fork badk."
"Bieellent individual," answered the
Bey, "in this country, when we have
the dust, we keep . it. - The original ac
quisition is the difficulty. To fork back
is a thing unknown in Africa
"But shall I not have justice ?"
" Certainly ;:every ono has justice in
Tunis. Will-you, hayu it in Tunis or in
French fashion 7"
"Ilighnesii, I 'have had a lawsuit or
two in Franco. Justice in French fash
ion?—God forbid I"
"But I do n't press iti on you," ob
serv'ed tho Bey. "If you choose the
Pkench after all, I will speak to your
Consul. Ho loveii justice, good man.;
three of my subjects applied to him yearit
ago for immunity, and they will get if
next year,- I think—for ho loves justice."
" FrOncii justice P—neyer ! • Give me.
the Tunisian ; I am in a burry."
" Do it then ; God in ,groat 1" said the
Boy. "what is your cargo?"
Marseilles soap, and twenty thousand
cotton caps."
. "It is well. Go away and 'be tran
quil."' _
The bey summoned the Vizior. -
" Vizier," said hd , "fkih_ls no God
but God, and MaliOnict Is his prophet.
We love justice. :We love 'the Pranks.
Proclaim that every : Frank who appears
to-morrow out of doors without a cotton
cap, will'have a little transaction to sot;
tlo with me."
There wore twenty thousand Franksin,
Tunis, and not a-single cot cap in WO
place. Theytheir all made air When
an officer of the custom house gave no
tice that Captain Baculard, had loth of
the desired, article, that was enough, and
Captain Baculard sold_tho invoice at two
dollars a cap, Ho rushed to the palace
and poured out Ida thanks.
" Not so fast," said they . Bey,L" I am
not done-yet. Call my Vizier."
The Vizier was called
"Proclaim," maid the Boy, " that every
Ijcalik who keeps a cotton cap another
hour will have trouble - with you: dod
is great, and . I am a lineal descendant of
The Vizier niado a grand nalnte,
placing biz left leg on the_back of his
neck, according to the custom of the
Court, and retired: .
When Captain Beenlaid returned to
the dock ho found the twenty thousand
Franks hlroady awaiting him, cap in
hand. Ile might have -had the caps for.
nothing ; but being desirous of leaving
behind him a llama for generosity and
greatness of - soul, be purchased them at
two cents apiece.
" Is there any thing the matter ?"
" There is, sir," was tholiost's savage
" Have I given any offence ?"
" You Ilan sir."
" Really I min ignorant of it."
" Well sir, lilt mo toll you, your tan_
guago wo'n't suit hare,"
" My dela. sir, what language ? We
are only talking of soup. 1"
" Well sir t but you said ox tail I"
" Well, suPposo I did ?"
" Why sir, it's that very word that
sent all the ladies blushing, out of the
room—it's highly unbecoming language,
very impoiper indeed!."
" But my dear sir,. what, would you
say ?" •I'trallod the soup-by its proper
name, didu't r?" • -
!' No sir, you did not ; and whenever
you livo occasion to speak of that-par-,
tionlat soup again, never say, av tail
soup 1 Bay Ply,dispanser soup I that's
the proper word.
Thoro are four seasons in love. First
comes 1014 before betrothal, or spring
thou comes the
..suinntor, more ardent
and force, which lastsfroni ourlotrotli-.
al to the altar ; .. the third, tho richly la
den, soft,dreamy atitUrn, thelionoymoon;
wintor, 'when you tako shelter by your
fireside, from the cold yrorld without,
ond:fiud every comfort and ovary pleas-
Why flobs..tbe bridegroom' always put
on the ring At .a wedding? Weans()
VPliy,are women extravagant in
clothes ? Because when they buy. a now
dress they wear it out the first day.'
What is tho' difrdrenco • hetvieen
,watolnalter -and a jailor? Ono sells
watches and tho'-other; watches colls.,
Why is awatoi My Rhea whale They
both home to:thci surface to blow., . -
. .
• What atono.shouhl .havo been placed
at tlio Gaiden of Edon after the expul
sion 2. .Adam- Aint'in -(Adainantino-.)-
Careful wife—" Do net; Charles, .go to
Boston with that bolo' in the elbow of
your sbirt.' s -Ildeband4-" Whinot, my
dear?" Wile—"Beerifieo flip ears
'should run olf the 'track, 4nd,yo s ti;lsholid
get IFilled,:peoplo.wofild,think,tii,e,a - Tery l
negligent . .wifeq!. Husband.. ? (buttoning
coat,)'-.' Abele, yes, •I deiresai
they wonid.'! ,'• •.*:
• „, -
An old noi.stee )3'i; town the odor ilety
askoclu iruoith what Conld donO to,
induee o,iteAd- phutidi.
"I don't knows'". sho re'plie'd,_ "unless
Yot‘O'Oit,Livo; ofl ol in tflO'Pelso " ‘..
ICARLISLE'c'PENN'k' , FRIDAY , : ,, NOVEMBER 26;.4869,
ANA.E.O4OI4ATTIONN;g 7, , ; ,:,.
at tO ;' ) =‘4 7 Ras,o/ . 9.9 rt O " ,• ' W ) Y• 9 l tr sl
Veler,i!?,bf sorne,.enfiona
nu'EnglislOady,,who,was pteSent a ono
"Ofqheskinfarriago, -- t* ffinsffies-oM-fficith
'Sides being,. Of. tho
The young lady was, very lovely,
dor the ago I. haVn : mentioned *
The company of ladies, (headed by her
mo t her) amounting in all to upWards of
50, among whom were my informant and
'a . low French taffies, stu;roundoffi, the
.bride, whose head, as usual, was wrapped
in a saok, and led her r 'n ieW beers after
; italic, to her future home) . Where they
were received by mother and female'
rolatioiis of the bridegroom. The poor
;7 . 1)1N - bitterly, — was - then - un
dressed,. cartibd "Militants into
bed, whoreshowas commanded
for an hour or two, while they ate their
supper 1 The Eviropeantadies were served
apart with coffee, esker, and. confection
ary ; while the -Moorish ladies, (seine of
them very beautiful) were closely seated
in a . circle on an,iminense low• cushion,'
and on Utah• khees long napkin, which
extended-round the-whole-party --in; the
centre was a sort of low circular table;
which 'moved on a pivot, and on which
the slaves placed ono dish at a time,•,out
of which each lady took a Mouthful 'with
her fingers„and with a slithttouelimnde
the:dish -revolve to her next neighbor:
The dishes succeeded one another, to the
number of more than 20, when the Vdiole
were carried off ; and at 11. a slight TO.
feeshment Was take to the bride, after
which the ceremony of dressing her corm-'
nuanced. Every lady • present, was re
quested by take somo slight part in this
important operation, and My English
friend's consisted in plaiting one •of an •
immense number of little tresses- into
which her long black hair was divided;
With a diamond trembling at the end of
each. Her face:wriethen enamelled, and '
a star of gold loaf fixed on cash cheek,
as well as on her chin and the tip of her
nose. Bows of the finest pearls were
hung round her neck, increasing in size
until the lower row reached her ' waist,
and which wore of the size of small nuts.
Her dress was of cloth of silver, with the
.usual muslin trowsors, and - n sort of'
crown of diamonds on her head. By two
in the morning all was ready and the
room prepared,.When the finishing'stroke
was put to tho whole by gumming down
hor eyes, which were not to be oPcned
until the following paining, when: she
might? see her husband, and not until
then. At two o'clock tIM Kleves• intre
duceffithe bridegroom,' a handsome yOuth
of 10, dreamt in a pale silk gown, pro
fusely.ornamented with silVer L 'and '
mends. He took his Place under s can
opy, to Which the bride was guided, by
her Motlie - r, p.hd placed by his side.
mother then poured a few drops of. rose
water into the bride'S hand, which the
bridegroom drank,; and then her mother
poured a few drops into his hand, and
guided it to her datiehtet's mouth, and
she drank it ; upon which they were
pronounced man and wile„,_
pasty inunediately dispersed,
and tl
An Irishman onboard of a vessel when
she was on the point of foundroing being
desired to come on &A, ao she was go
ing down, roplied,that ho had no wish to
• "see himself &Owned.",
A professional beggar boy, somo ton
years of ago, ignorant of the art of read
ing, bought a card to be placed on his
breast, and appeared in the pubic streets
as a "poor widow and eight children.
Cheona, Illinois must be a nweot'place
for a; peace living man to reside, in, in
asmuch as tho local paper -there reports
the cenimencoment of 17 potty lawsuits
in one day, the sum total of the amount,
in . litigation being three dollars infd
fifty cents—an average of little more
than 20 cents in each snit. Cheona not
being a very' populous place, we sup
pose that every man in it occupies the
position either of a plaintiff or defendant
many, no doubt, uniting both characters
in thd same person. Wonder how many
lawyers it supports? .
--" Gentlemen of the jury," said an
Irish ,barrister, "it will be for you to
4whether this deiendaitt shall be al
lowed to come Into court with' unblush
ing footsteps, with a cloak of hypocrisy
in-his mouth, and to withdraw, three bul
lock; from my client'e..pocket with im
After all that can be Said abontithe
vantage,one man lihs over another, theme
is still a wonderful equality In human
fortunes. If the heireis has booty for her
(10W01', tho ppunilosnl have beiiiity, for
theirs ; if one man has cash the. other
has credit, if one-boasts of hi f income,
the other can of his influence. No one
is so misdrsblu but that his neighbor
wants something ho possesses ; and iio
one so mighty but that ho wants, nueth
or'S aid. There is no fortune so geed but
it may.he reversed;
_and not :#0 .bnd. Wit
it may be bettered. The sun that rises in-
Clouds may set iii SpleUdor ; .and the . sun
that rises in splendor may sot , in clouds.
An exchange gots off the :following
funny row among the babies and their
mothers :
"Sonni time ago there mats a (lancing
party given Up North ; most,of the ladies
piesent Mid little babies, tyhome noisy
perversion required too intieli attention
te-permitAlio-motheratoenieY-the:datioe. 7
A number of gallant young nie4c. volun
teered to watch the young once whilir
the parentsWdidgeil in a break down-
No iiopnoT had the women left the bhliioe
in charge inischietrOns' huPstbart .
thay . Stripped the infants, changed their,
clothes, giving, the . .,apParol,
another. The dance '-.ovoty , lit was time
to go home, and , the mothers hurriedly'
took eaoh.rt apse of her, Min 44 4600,4).
some tOlhaiiquiiint; ten or fifteeninilmi
off, and, 'wore •far, on their Wei before
But the •diti-folloviing
. was aireMendons iTow, ht tla settlonimit;'
mailers discovered, that 4, ningle : night
had:changed the' sea - of their
. b . abies 7
obaervation clisole . oil i '.PhYSical'iPlenent -
eita,f Lind them commenced.; Seine • of tin;
,tallest fem'alo podestritinfeni":
. miles apart it required' twi:!dape,tontin?:
tnlic;the babies, and is ntatti,mpAistti,
iptiPre the wemen, z to, theipetvoet
jpi4tio„4.l,47;:it ituip,r9 l y Mixers to einte'rintmthe.hatr
liiirltErria • '
-..,! . -
• ,
- nP) , • .11 ,
‘ JamoS is Alm son of a Ver-
A '0 , 1 3 . the 3 ;9: of goVeo9P,n,
heebtained omploymenV ofaWorq
eharacter in :Virtu, menag 7.
erhOasLoccunationheing-te,assist in the.
"Creetion' of the touts ; antl i to sweop . Out ;
and'lkoelieleanthe cages of dm animals..
llii eniployer, noticing hie - capacity, pre-!
incheirldin to the positipu of ticket col-,
loCtor: In this capacity, he accompanied
Van Anduirgli . his various tours,
through the United State.s,.tholqanaclas,,
'and Europe-arkervip, extending over a
Period of eight yeare.„*Lsaving Van
Aridmrgli at twenty-flue years of ago, ho ,
t . letermined to,pursue,tho dalling.of his
father, and returned to his native:kate
of'ermont- for-that-purpose.--r•lIe
menced his career-as a pedier by selling
sinall articles,•such as pencils, pens,, etc.,
o n!tr,sl,lo,lwalka of ,the
,dilibrent towns
of the State. lit this'. Way, by dint of
perseverance, he ,saved a little money,
and having succeeded io - raising a small
Additional sum, he pnrchase4 a horse,and,
wagon, and made a fresh start in life as
apedlei 4 . clry goods. Fle,yisited all the,
_prinoipal : towne.atulAtillagenofAA?rump
and succeeded 'irk gaining So largea cue
torsi in tho Whic h .. he
, travoled
that his humbled one horse wan was'
'no longer capacious onniigh for, tho con
veYanco of his goods; Ho discarded 'it,
therefore, 11.11(1 invested in kmuch larger
ono drawn by four horses,
.By and by he
extended his field of operations, and
traveled thi•ough
. I‘lnnsichuseiits and
connectieut, as weltas Vermont, until,
finally, the , grods amount of his sales at-'
tracted the,attention of a Boston firm,
from whOm ho Mahn of buy : L
•ing goods. 341.1800 -they mado proposals
to hind to join their. house, to , which he
assented and James Fisk, ; became a
partner in the firm of Jordam Marsh
'CO, of Boston. But the firmdo not ap
pear to have been so well . pleased with
James Fisk, the partner, as wWi .lames
Fisk, the customer, for at tho end of two
years they paid him' down the largo surd
of $84,000 to leave the firm.
It so happened thatat this' time 801110
parties ill Boston Were anxious to-poi
chase -the Stonington line 'of steamships,
then owned by Mr.. Daniel Drew. : James
Fisk was aware'ofthiscircumstance,.and
thinking• he could turn his knowledge to
good account, -he came, in 1863, to New
York. . Obtaining to Mr.
Drew, he managed so to ingratiate him
self into 'the. fart , of that gontlemam•
'that he employed him to conduct the
negotiation for the
. sale of the steamers.
In this 'he was eminently successful,
The Halo was completed , entirely 't,o Mr.
Drew's satisfaction, and the ability and
sin-0'0(111as which Fisk had_ displayed
throughent the negotiation gained for
hint Mr. Drew's good will and patrimage,.
and an introduction to Wall-street.
Fisk now -commenced to 'operate on
Lis own account ; ho entered into a va
riety olapeculative tra isactions in gov
ernment stocks, gold, al d other securities.
Success, however, did 1 ot . , attend hinV in
Wall street as it had done when mddlin.
through the country ; the greatornmOher
of his speculations wore disastrous in
their results„ and "In two Years' time he
had lost everY dollar ho had in the world._
He had, however, a friend in Mr. Daniel
Drew, who, in 1365, assisted him to form
the firm of Fisk, Belding & CO., for the
purpose of carrying on' the busitioss of
stock brokers, and gavetheini substantial
aid by putting business into their
and employing them as brokers in many
large undertakings.
In 1867, Mr. Fisk, in cormection . with
Jay, Could, succeeded in making a large
sum of,. money by oPeratfons ixf Eric) .
stock. They got control of over stock to
the amount of $10,000;900; : and Were thus
able to dopress - tho general value, Of Erie,
stock from 72A- to 35: MI. VII3YB share
of the profits resulting from ,this, opOra
-tion arnounted,:it is snip() $1,300,000.
Mr. Pink'squixt oporation.wp to pur
chase the whol l ° -,PfLthe block of. which
Piko's Operwhoindo forms a part, for the
sum of $720,000. This otransiMtion was
a highly Profitable ono. Ha loaned to
the Erie, railroail 'eornpany a small por
tion of:the property for 19 years,' at : an'
'annual rental - of $75;000. This was in.
itself a Very handsome ,return on the
gross amount invested in tho whole - pro-
Per 4 ; but Mr. Fisk retained to fmielf
the optira house, all thulargestortis, mall
great number of 'private botises. He'
has also bought the builOig formerly'
known its Brougham's Theatre ; and hay
' ing -- somewhat unceremoniously ousted
that gentleman and his•comPany, ho in
stalled there Mademoiselle Irma and' a
French troupe of opera '—llitr
The Ne'W York Ilrer/d overheard the
following remutrksUbeut Daniel Drew :
" Deis a sharp old fox, if
. he has on
.dowed a q!c?l , cygi9l seminary, , know.'
a lewYer whoneted as:a relbree in a, case
wbord Dauiol NyeS'lnterested. Melo&
.eree gave an opinion very favorable to
Drew, and nharged;hini twenty-five hun-.
dred,dollars. Daniel's face novermoved.
lie raid the bill and luietly romarko,
!ANIL , if yomhave!no-bninediato nee
for this Money, it mighthe very proilta,
WO if you should invest it ht such a way.:
Ido not advise you to invest ; I simply
flay, that you mfght mako it very greatly
.to' your advantage.' Tho attorney, who
supp t peod Abet: Mr., Drew was pleased
7 wit9 , lnv-reffoltead-satisiled-rivitlither
rather exorbitant• foe, 'believing: that
Dauic'i r proposed'"to'' do 'him a good set ,
Want directly. iand invested. the,
twenty-dye hundred end a thousand bo
t Ode's; 29 Drew inLjsuggeeted, In-two
,days, he _'lost every„ cent. That. is the
ytailioVit ovon•with tho follow: for over;
charging., f • I •telLycntlie !ire rat/',1,0:
„ ,
A I whito noinan inp3tiltaitnit bawd
'lnitiated itp,priotitopo of . 'tit° Voodoo' 'or- .
AM!. ' 'Tlto'corontOnS , conefittdd . of on . in,
coot:akin in which tifo novitioto dmioodi
.61,ail t inCiiloingler white ddrmOnt,
cli . annidi circle' of boot Nines nod okolo t.
,cmottinkc', And liorimone 'on
' ''. • '
iu apcl3llloohit pioottUgtlio oxoeiioncosbf
'ibinitWViiti kits Eh* iiory
joie 1F fitrihoiWohid!go s jiiif
tho .t
,f 17:
Not& bnil story is related of that pric.:'
ticai joker, Lieutenant CharlesDe . rhY, of
, ihe old army, bottar,knOwn as film lihrn
nix -:
When Jefferson Davis Was Secre- .
,tarY oflllar;lie•=iiiiiiied — clietillifFsAo all
army officers, Milting of them echlea-
Cons for 'a now ,uniform. Plan ix, wlio
1 , exeellont draftsman, set to work
Land ,produced a design. Ho Made no
great change in the uniform, but ho pro
' 'posed revolutionizinglhe entire . system
of. Modern tactics by an iron hook. .This
hook wits torbo attached to'the seat: of
every fioldier's pants. It applied to
every, arm of the service; cavalry, infant
,ry, and artillery. He illustrated its use
by,a aeries of well executed designs, Ile
quoted _high _medical authority,. proving.
its_; advantages in a sanitary point of
view: The' heavy knapsack, he argued,
. ,
induced a stooping position, and a' very
• "1 - iroat contraction °Rho chest. But hung
on the lieit: ‘ by a strap connecting with
the - shoulder', .frt; would brace, thabody„
hack and expand the .r..':4 14 . Thdleav 4
alit' thus. Were to hd rendiireil,more se
cure in their seats, hooked to it'iliZr. i':'
__the_saddle.__All .the _commissiondci.:oll-.
curs were to carry is Nod 26 foot, pole,
with ,o, ring attached to the end. This
Was to be used (hiring an engagement in
drawing ' the .stragglers back into the
ranks. .Ho illustrated a terrific battle,
the generals and colonels being thus oc 7 ,'
cuPied,'ruiming about hauling stragglers
back to the ranks. - In •Many other un=
lioani of ways did ho expatiate On the
value of his hook.' Jefferson Davis was
enraged. His dignity Was wounded, and
the service insulted. ' He instantly made
out .an I Order directing PlibMix to be
, . ,
court mutinied for' eciuterept. Marcy
was made aware 'of Phomix's transac
tion, as well as the cloud . hanging over
'him. Ho looked Over the plates. He
saw a regiment with their backs turned
towards him, drawn tip in a line, knap
sacks, blankets, hams, and all manner of
camp equipage, pending from each sol
dier on the hook. Marcy .broke clown.
Said he to Davis : "It's no use to
court martial this - man. The matter will
be made public, the laugh will settle en
tirelyon us, and, besides, a man who has
the inventive ingenuity hero displayed,
as well as this faculty of design, illy di
rected though it be, is too valuable to the •
service to be trifled with." John 'nice
nix was not brought to grief, and Da!,
vin's auger-was at length sufficiently mol
lified for him to enjoy the, joke( It does
not appear, however, that they adopted
l'ho3nix's plan. • ' . ,
• •
I knoveit - is sad-to bo young, fresh and
attractive, and in a few years to be old,
faded and forlorn, with a weight of care
-never lifted-from tho aching shofflders,
and the. duties Of six pressing upon a
feeble pair of hands. It is sad to see,
inexpressibly,inore sad :must it bo to ex
perience. I recall it dozen, at least, of
Those: hopeless - women, - whom 'I once
knew as 'fresh young girls ; and yet I
think nQhe-hUsbandlaeaeh-one-of4hetli
hastening home from his: desk, and ' tho
long columns of vexatious figures, to
take the ailing, fretful child from the
weary wife and mother. •
Sometimes the fading of a woman is
unavoidable. Poverty is hard to boar,
but, • after' much-is the result of
plaoing ouLelaifflard in dress, in living
heyond our means; so much that I have
sometimes thought the .fixed classes in
the old world, with their unalterable
costumes, really blessed. 0, sister, when
will you learn that- a. simple dress, or in
expensive material, neatly fitted, home
surroundings suited to your means—
which your neighbors know as •well as
yourself—will do more to .win admira
tion and respect, to say nothing of coni
for,t and happiness,- than the silks, aat
ins, velvets, and laces, in which you ap- ,
:pear simply out of character and ill at
ease? This striving after the unattaina
ble is killing our women; living inhouees
beyond their means, poorly, if at all sup
plied with servants ; buying the most,
expensive Materiats, lea Ting no surplus
money to law for the Making of gar
monts A , ,following the constant change of
when i :somo one, • with mer
ciful intOrd, Previdee'a sewing machine,
filling, the leisure time it should have
given to endless tncking, ruffling, and
embroidery, till what was, intended for a
blessing has become almost a curse. A
woman - shonld ..devote a reasonable
amount of both thought and time to her
Personal' appearanee 'l3O we destroy'
our charms' in Our efforts to enhance.
them. A littluatientiodtoArs lfflinding
of colors; to the 'style Trektailing, to the
hang of a:garment,. as Women arty ( will
do more to. prOdueo the desired effect
than any amount of expensive material
and trimming alone.—Hecirtli andiron°.
Bayard TayloralmoSt lives in his li
brary. l e sots at a' king desk table;
covered with hOoks, papers, and: manu
fraiipts,',and,writes, writes, writes all day,
varying the occupation frOM time to time
hy reading; and 'very 'often - smoking as
ha reath Or writes; but tho segars.of his
smoking arc of suuh an ethereal sort that
youlicifildn't know he was Rural:rag one
if 'you didn't happon to ace •it ketrween
hi lipsr 'The chair in whiCh he sits is
13 ,
,9Yored Ultra. Niith eldmarmi in tapestry',
fingOre 'Widish' aro tis'ileft wit/LAC:p M.
ira,With 'the needle. - Tlioy the,: same
that translated' "The story of konnott" .
:rate Borman, ^ People will thin' of her
bYi3 and bycoviten they roadtho "Mario"
intcreard with that of. "Bayard". over
•-• • • . • ... .• I • • • • .. ,
freotportals of Codarprofty 'long .after.
:hoid,and have j passe,d,ftWay,
EOM the mansion which the united head
and heart of these two has rendered
haPpy , and' harmonious in its appoint-
The' change - froni an !raiceedinglY, no
tiyo live to one :Which "essentially', so-
'clonitary . ;bad' the elfera of causing
'Bayard 1 4 #yloi:--iyi Lie yonnger as
lanit i as in: Aralfci gib ahudst "anti
'daily - iTattirenrili'haV.ii her 'Oran
lie loOlcs`tlai isiniott that' ba
hiinsolt.tpj4; wlion la; 'gods t put.• } 4 . l. a
tramp,ovorliis by thO Asy,,
is quito'sopairstO froia, the bOniosiorl-j ,
tin far as iliff largo 9gtiro and rud - o' 6 olll-
)00iicui th
fi1fg,131.,14 iic hiimo
i)en &lion f kreato'r part:tora
tak4'oh iiiriiry .
;`taiti oioti 'that litivel
ici:l4ll 'boon" lats) . ` tOokiatotie
'strange 4lghti3 in: strange isgdf3nAst,h_civir
a light in thorn' Vbry;-rliffortit' from the
dull the oyes' of the ;sturdy.
plodder who seldom goes beyond the
boundary fence of his own acres; and
the Oared - 0141 - W the brain work - 1041g On
behind them. •
There is-a Portraitiof Bayard Taylor
in the sitting room Orosito the library,
by Blebs, i:erresoutheg him in oriental
costume, and in the midst of oriental
surroundings., lt_ was taken when -Le
.was and youthful hnolse, and
nofve• and . muscle ; and -his- features
strongly became the oriental garb.
Doubtless, hOwriver,lutillie been painted
in the costume of a 'Norwegian, during
his Sojourn in Norway,, he -would have
looked the character with equal vividness.
This would be. duo to the faculty for
temporarily losing his own identity in
the life and - habits of. the; people among
whom he - might be for atimetiojeurning,
which is the : groat distinguishing_ trait,
of a successful traveldr, and the chief
insignia of the, order... Bo
_never shuts
_hiMself up,to Write. , The library doors
stain! idil upg'a a ll v ,1 1 4; , Ai4,the . feet of
the houshold are free to corm: and ..go as
•their various owners,' will.--if only-there
be not too much.chattering, or fife so
journ be not too long, drawn out.. The
Unbidden as well as the .invited guest
mby enter, if 'he be-of the right .stamp
and Bayard Taylor .will .cliberfully rise.
from the Com Position of a poem, •or the
elaboration of some ide4, into prose, to
show hie grounds to the chatice visitor,
returning again to Lis work at the ear
liest possible moment, but with Unshaken
Mr. Benjamin Haddock, who is pretty
well known in connection with walking
matches iii Dublin, has completed a ped
estrian feat of rather a remarkable kind.
He has sue:1:0140d the journey from
Belfast to Dublin in 23 hours and two
minutes, a distance from the point of
statingin home of 106 miles. He 'started
from Bhankill Road, .27 minutes paSt six
on Monday morning, the eighteenth in
stant, and passing through Lisburn,
Hillsboro, Dromore (whore he stopped
for. luncheon), Bainbridge, Agnbaderg,
Newry (whore ho staid for dinner), ar
riving at Dundalk at 8 minutes past
.seven. o'clock, having completed about
13-miles in 12,,hours and , seven minutes,
although the.roads were hilly and inbad
traveling order from showers of hail and
rain, and Mr. Haddock's feet were blis
tered. Ho stopped at, Dundalk for the
night,' had the next 'moining ho again
startegt nt five minutes to, oight
Ho passed through Jlaggardstown, Gas
tlebellingbam, .Greettmonnti Dunle - er,
Drogheda, - ( where he lunched,) Balorig
gan, SWords, Bantry, end arrived at
Backville street,-at 8:15 p. m. Here 'he
had a bath, and in a half an hour later
wasimme at Dullonswoodi having walked
the etitiristance at the rate - : of four
and half.niilos an hour—an ample 'test
810 em uranco or a lOng dis
tance.; But for tho state' of the roads
frsni Belfast to Doudalk, and frOm Cas.
tiebelling4m to Dunleer, thing is little
doubt that Haddock would have i accom
plished the journey in considerable less
time. —So u nder. "
1101?.011 AT SEA
A letter from Havana, Cuba; says : A
" drama of the set," 'that, in scenes of
_llorrer and incidents of death, stands
forth with unfortunate prominence, has
just been brought under public -notice
here. Since Sunday,. the seventh instant,
two vessels, carrying coolies, have ar
rived4-the Salvadorian ship Macao, with
.490 cdlonoit Asialico,- and the French
bark Tamaris, . with only 09. It- is-upon
gm latter vessel that it occurred. Hav
ing left mac:M.49r. Havana,' February
with 300 imithiured chinose, a Chinese
doctor, Portugese interpreter, a captain
and a Mow of, eighteen men, the vessel
sailed. to within 279 inilce of Java, With
out anythbagnotable happening on board;
-but, then and there, Um indentured' Chi
nese., revolted and killed the captain
(Rannin) and . the . interpretm. The crew,
powerless to resist Alto infuriated Coles
'Cale; took to the - boats, which they
launched, anchthen abandoned the 'Ves
sel. They wore fortunate. enough to
reach Java in a few days, - nnd repMted
the affair to the Dutch authorities.
.A..60te1l war vcasol was at once sent
ih.pasuit of OW Tainaris,..latt, had. to
eruisd for for thirty days bora° mooting
,'After a slight resistance,. the mu
tiniod in posseSsion of, her, Sur
rendeiml, and the Chinc:M captain and
other :Qhineso odicials - installed on hoard
after the,crow abandoned her,. as well as
the majority of the other. ClllllOBO . on
board, were imidedwith chains and kept
in tho'hold. The Tamaris was then con
veyed to Padang, Where a new 'captain
(Catiolis) , and the, elk crew .of-eighteen .
'molt Work put . on board, and then she,
started once morn , for Havana: - •'Cif the
- 800 geckos taken c•nL , - ,Macao, 55 per-'
ished'in mutiny, and in resisting the
Dutch war vessel, eo 'that 'the second
start ,vas made with only 245 coolies on
board, ; When those coolies ascertained
that' they Were after all to be taken to
dedn, • they bewail* desperate,- and at
evert opportunity, jumped overbohrd.
Many,:doPrived of the opportunity to
, aetua'r. starvation. This' felo de 811419
contiimod 4t9Kl7,ilior whole voyage, so
that ivben the Tamaris reaohodrllniana;
bad,. • as Stated,, only 66i.,Olinese . on
less than 232 Ilaviyigi)erishod
'dm:Mg the eventful voyage '4s l f nino
months' duration. It 'is useless to 'add
that ,trio trip has 'been nlosing ono to
those who chartered trio Vessel and in
dentmeit the tollos.' - 1 • . 1 ' • •
• Alomiwialico 'lOctoior; descanting oi
pie • Ouporior virtues of cold water; re
inarkeil : " iVhci . i "thci worhl'hadluicorno
Fig 'cartfpithat;tho Lo'lll Omild do noel,-
lug itith it, ho 'wM tibligeil to give it' a
thoroupsousir4incoldlv , atei..,"- " Fes,
, repliOd.ti tiqujejiti3juiot; , 4 "1.14" it 1(11100'
r .
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, 'PO ilfitll.)9 . 4 : ol ; ll* . 4llPeaLlßCl y 1 iliiVO
iyi'oo:l4 'AT!ilu66. , God' olii4e)it . milliOO
Spiro h pi' ' "AFOis' k . Tho*i ho':iiiiulo onO:tr6O.
Thd illi'fttl iti:fflogrci'l;ulettliotitti, not
nth .f.'; l l 6 orup ~ 'b4' , 04.4: :, oiiii: 4 4 °,
:eikoilif K . I:ll4 . 6"',iiqui'o4 . ..oinipoii
.11(100 isratOt 14,titiq
T00i034 iO riolitho'r' it, kostiior'n ligkA.
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karvEßExon BETwitx 1859 AND 1813 Q.
Vickabilrg(Wieh' is in the Rata uv
Mississippi,Votober 12, 180-9.—0n0
the most affectili insidcnts which -over
come under my notis, transpired at the
Southern Cross Hotel, in this eity,,to-day
I law wept oshensuy tears in my days,
and hey seen all sorts of horrible deaths,
but never One wick touched my heart'as
the untimely decease uv Colonel
I, eoni
des Slasher, what toOk plat; yesterday.
' I regretted tllo Kernel's death fur
many reasons. I hed only mado Lis cc-,
quaintanco live days (belied bin iii to,wn
:that time), and - consequently. hod only,
succeeded in borrowin $lB uv him ; three
at one tine and five at other times. lie,
hod ineney and was flush with it; and I
hod confidentially minted on subsistin on
him for at least four weeks. Troo his
.ileath.settlec what I borrowed Jiv'
but that'sno-con'sulation. Ez• noun es'
he'd got,well acquainted with 'me, he'd
never thought itinskin me fur-it anyhow,
In eddiCshan to'bis grief, - which is pera
oral to -.
14sek, the Kemal wits a 'chi'
uy the old skool. He
was n't in the Confeck.r i t service him
sell; but suchwuz his d eN ;',' ; ;;;iun' to' the
eoz that he forced into the the
Poor 'whiles, in the vicinity, - an d ja,;!itid
all sick cc wouldn't go out uv the coi
try with dogs. He wits, a troo gentle
man. He wore ruffled shirts, took the
National Inlelliyencey,. and shrank his
brandy and water without water. .
The Kemal knowed that the war wuz
over—that the south lied been subjuga
ted, anti reconstructed ? hut Mid n't any
idea nv - the changes taken place. He
liediiyedmirhis ,plantation out tiv the
roach us, the world all 'this time. ylle
supposed that the reconstruction meant
simply, that id' he' should. be elected to
Congris, he wud go to Washington in
stead tiv 'Richmond, well he expcctoil to
do next' year.
The Kernel mul I wus in the orlis uv
the hotel, when his beamin 'eye• hap
pened to rest on Register, it lighted
onto this name :
" Wondayl PLilip., BohLon, 31-as."
The Kernel staggered as though Le
lied hie:struck on the face. " Wendell
- Philips iii • Vixburg ! (loud heavens !
where is lie ?"
_ Captin IPlfay who was satin by, pin
ted to atall, &slant man, in a stoveprpe
'hat, which was selthi,by the stove read
in' the Noo York ILnvdd , and remarked,
." that most ho him."
' • The Kernelgrittodhis teeth, and an ex:-
'pression fly intense pleasure rested - onto
his countenance. ." captin, git h rope.
Major; see i f that lamp post ishig4,l enough
to string up a Yankee. _ deneral,
git scome,uv the boys together iminedi
ately. hang ono inure Yankee afore
• I die anyway.
.. And the impetuous Kernel made •for
the-supposed Philips. Ire slept him in
the face, at wick the Yankee riz and
urtne lkw•nel, andTlETE — fliew went,
- tooth, and toe nail—the roust small fight -
I ever'Saw. They were finally dragged
apart by the hotel dells, the two will)
arrested by a policeman handy by, and
dragged off to the Magistrate's Mils, and
on a heario of the lase, the Kerael wuz
fined $2O and costs.
" \Vat is thilt ho asked. " Pino me
for likin a Yankee which we wno. about
to hang !
_Why, Squire do you know
who I ant - , and who he is
" Sh ! sh I" sed the Kernel's friends,
who had just rushed in. I' Pay yor fine,
it would n't do for us to inut you lot 'off
for, having linked an. A blfshunist, limo
niggers would yet like it, and it would
dooso us their, and say nothin."
" Wra.l" rtVlied the Kernel„ turning
They said nothin, hut paid the
fine and linrried him away.
The Kernel went, (adds room in a most
fearful state of mind, materin ez lie
walked. " Can't liek an Ablisleinist
Vicksburg I Fine me for lickim
iniste in Vicksburg, to, please a sot tiv
niggers? Can't, lick an Ablishinist—
wat-2' -
Whorl he goL to his•room.he done
and Armed a long • sigh. Burying his
fins, in his hands, bo wept a half an how,
and then fell &l aid from his, ,chair. '1
pickled thci old maim up and put him to
bed, after which I chafed Ids limbs with
whisky anal put of it, to his lips
and mine. He showed some4-iiglis.of life,
and cool in an hour perhaps ntler wails
and - feeble wily.
"I-cant—Bang an --lishisonizt.--
1110113 I Ohl." •
And the poriVman relapst. I strug
gled with him, for 15 nrinits, when he
again opened bim eyes. This time Ito wuz
calm, though Ito spoke with an evident
. .
• "N: by," MIN° in a hoarse whisper,
. 4 it!a . time:l3nz•tone. . tiros that
tho old stook eitbor died, peacelly; or
cOmmittod SoMidido, ,ThOre iiin't no
room for then'. I novel' not 10' yearn
ago that the,tinio wouldbver condo AVI)011
T coodoWp hang a . niggor or a Ablisltymist
in illlßHissippl ; but it hoz - conic that
'atil a cucumber on tho gronid.:,' • First,
my Diggers is sot free ; next they vote :
then I'm lidded for lickin an•Ablishionist,
Gild, finally I'nftold that I inns n't hang
one (dom. What is there loft to live
Apr . y. Hero talto• this, repo, take those
pistobirand,thilrbowiditilift:, and'Aimig
them up in remembrance of Me. I die
sad and glad,. ;Sad, to think things in
oz tbeyts, glad to go as I can't bettor
thorn." -
' At' this pintl fed-him alittlo whisky.
odit'advit spoon: " . •
my hand stethly," sect ‘.'while
T. write a noto giiring you.thoso
sakes, that no' one; may quefitkwh your
rite n("' . -
••• lirrCite ode time , on a ., leaf uv hie
inomerandum 'Woks, and makin a 'mo
tion as though lie iris, tyin : a,knet °under
fibula one's ear, died. Hid lest vfords
wnz : , Spades is trump's . ; 9ditek'a 'the
irinuim spot.• • ' '•
• I wept'a'tear or tiro and convesed his
Blahs.. ',After Lavin arranged the body
decently; i.alteredliis will hi which ha
heqneathed'his ropo, pistols and knife to
mei; . HO as' to include his trunks and eian,
tionts, and , takialia poclc'et hook out of
his breeches pocket, '1'140,0 into a piir-'
biiSin of grief, wick found , iii
• •
When the inmates of the house_ arrived, _
11fdeeee ev - the deeettee'd eitnie to Vl*-
burg the eextdayi , tteti . took gum.
ietnpine wirty, ' 11601'14 blllO,,
.1.06 • ydai. _ .
indludie, $2O to me which I had lent him
the day 'before his death. The rope,
which I coodont sell I aline 'kept
feetionate remembrance uv the good old.-
man. Tho pistols, knife and histrunke, —
with the contentti; I sold.- ' .
It was impossible for him to spryly° rich •
a complete reVersal uv everything, and •
it Was perhaps as well that he'died 43z ho
did. Peace to his ashes ! , His death is
ono mom reason for my bathe Ablishun,
of any other roasimik needed.
I discivored afterwards that Wendell ..
Philips woo IA in Yttc.burg at all. - The
rog,esterin Iry his name wtiz, a miserable
joke uv a young lawyer in the city, and
the porspn.pinted out jtFl the groat fa- --
nat le, woo a traveler for a couservativt3
diy goods house to Noo York. It, wuz
a serious joke for all concerned.
Truz PoHtinaster
—Thu : follow i»g:- curious—deg-story -is•-•••---
Veuelled for by a palm'. in Montreal ; •
"A gontloman owns a dog that leas
some remarkable instincts... On week
days he has all the passions andpropen
sities of other doga;:but on the Sabbath
his peculiarities and sectarian seal
moutacomo out. Ho knoWS when this,
clay collies. Ile is not tho same dog as •
on other days. lie indulges in no past
times, encourages no company, and sums
to say, in actions "louder than words :
~Mix days we may. play and do all our
The faily are Presbyterians ;
the doh' is a Mothodist.', On Sunday •
mornings : . ‘e attends the family to thy. '
Presbyterian Is!"se of worship, and then
holds on his se • th ' ! ary mud unbroken way
until ho comes to 11.'9 own church, which
is a little further on. 116 has a partiou. •
law place up stairs wl,' eve ho sits. No
hello . or madam of fashion, who sweeps
up the aisle of a pophlaXeliereli, and
finds a plebeian in her pow, 4 . mi give a
more decided ,oxpression of dislk hieseve
than this clog if he finds any one I: 1 i his
seat. Ho seems to attend to the servi
,and to give dogmatic- hoed to the Wort
spoken. Ah example to many profess.
ing Christians, he may be seen on his '
way to churchin foul weather as in fair;
not half day hearer Other, while his do,
nomination:a preferences are as well
known as are those of any in the city."
A yonUg Irish girl going from Albany
to New York,.to a situation, lost hor
written yeconnnondation on tho steamer
Ht. J , .11n, and on arriving at Now York -
was much troubled about it. Having an
old friend in the eity that know her .a
•ottbril, ho ugrooit to help her, 4hich ho
did 44 - giving' her -the' following; eertiti
&lto : "This is to certify that Bridget
Tialonoyinal a good character when she
Jen Albaily, but lost it on tho steamboat
ciimiug do' n." Donnie
That old fashionod mOthefl—one-in
:ill the world, the law of whose lifo was
love ;' ono who was tho divinity of our
infancy, and tho sacreLpsosonco is tko_
shrino of our first earthly idolatry; ono
whose heart is far below the frosts that •
gather so thickly on her brow ; ono to
whom wo never gi'OIT old, but 'in the
plumed troop or in the 'gray° 'council,
arc children still ; one fho 3voleomes our
coming, and forgeM . us—never.
And when, in HOMO .clolvt,' evnzo drawer,,
seine corner, she finds a garment,y, -
that once was ours, , how doom she weep,•
as Oa tbilliCH we may besulforing or sad.
Does the battle of life drive the wanderer
to thoLold homestead at last? her hand
is upon his shoulder ; herdim and fading
oyes aro kindled with something of the
light of other days as she gazes upon his
worn and troubled faeo. 'Be of stout
heart, my sem No harm can roach you
hero." But sometimes that arm chair
is cet - back against the the corner
is Vacant, or occupied by strangers, and
They seek the dear old ecoupant in the
graveyard. Grant you never have I
_Pray God 1 never may!•
• At thu city of Media, iu Mid for
about four miles around it, wherever the
earth is dug, when the workmen arrived
at the distance of 63 feet, they mime to
a bed of chalk, which they bore with an
augrif fivefektleop. They then with
draw from the pit before the'augur ie i's,-,-
.moved, and upon its extrication the 'Wa
ter bursts through the aperture, with
great violence, and quickly Mk the newly
made well, which eontinubsfull and it is
affecited by neither rain nor droughts..
But what is most remarkalilo in this,Op:
oia4on is the layers of earth as wo do.
stood. At the depth of 14 60t aro found
the ruins of an ancient-city, paved street,
houses,lloors, and pieces of mason work.
under this is found a, soft, oozy earth, and
made up of vegetables, and at 26 feet'
liirgc; trees entire, such as walnut'• trees,'
with the, walnuts_ still sticking, to • tho
stem, and the , leavesml branches in a
perfect state of proservationi At 28 feet.
deep a Soft cluilk •is found, mixed with'
a yakt'quintity of shells, and the bed is,
12 fctit thick. Under this vegetables arc,
again foetid. .
There Is no greater blossing fora tnanq:
than to have acijuiredlthat healthy andtVi
happy instinct widish leads hint to takti ,
delight' in liia work for , his . work!a saki) ; •
not slurring it over, not thinking, hp*
e 100!) it will be done and. got rid of, 'not
troubling Itintself' greatly• about wlnit
'melt say ornyr inn is one, .nt put
ting• his whole, fissrt and mind into it,
feeling that he is mastor of it, feolinrk
ho thiug,that ho ]the turned out, a
egal argumiaUt, or a book, or a'ploturec,
or anything oThe, is oonsciontio;i6ity And
boneatly perfacted to the ,bbst of :MO — ,
power. .
•i r •
To a toast of ",Tho babies 1 109 d. bless
. . ,
this'll," a railway conductor.E
reabondodz; .: E .
"May their ionto through lifts be ploas.?•1 ''s--i
ant and profitabie,l, their ties well laid, \
their. track . .straightfmvatd aiid ' not , .
backward.. May .thoiF•faquwit• be safe. •
„ ~
conthictors,thoiranothersfal 14411.tendera, , •.. ,
and their switch's - lever ntisplahod."' '• • • i• - ,::.
, . ~ . .
. . . . ..
Wishes of ladies : Etta, husband;
second, a fortune ';•third,..a t bab,y ; fourth,
a trip to Europe ; fifth; a bettot..looking '
dregs than any of hoi tioighbori ; sixth, .• ~i
'to' be well tutteted- with 'flattery •;"Sev..'..lS
• ,
Cntli, to have do' hi intitleuktr, i'..o
'eighth, to be' handsome •;::iiintit, tc)•,',,he - ',. ~•,' •
thought'-wellof of; tonth, , ,toitniiiis i‘seitti•l4f 2l :."•:,
thin; nioventlf, 'rte . :atteitir :iii,i,ad,J_
_, itliti•',l,
twelfth ' , to lie :alwaYs:CO4l.di*.-#0..., --
fy. ' •
thirty, ''' ''' ''''',' ''.'''''''-';z:-"'', l , - ;.. c ,:,:'...: - . 7 to t!,