Village record. (Waynesboro', Pa.) 1863-1871, July 18, 1862, Image 1

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'Falt ut . picture, far more dear to me
n all the treasures earth can give
Since she, my nil, hail' cease to be,
For whom it was my life_to live.
Here I behold that faded cheek,
The calm, smooth brow and flowing hair,
The lips that spoke in tones so meek. '
And breathed to heaven their fervent prayer,
Oh, she who ceaseless vigils kept
Above my path in faded years,
And over my waywardness hat h wept-
Now soars beyond this vale of tears.
Yes, she winvought my heart to mould
For brighter dunes and purer skies
Now dwells where countless suns hath
Unmurkeu by years or centuries.
Yon maim, whose track the milky way,
Whose light still glimmers on the wave.
Through months hath 'cast its mellow ray
Upon her tone and dreary grave.
Thou - sweet momenta of the past,
A priceless treasure now thou art;
Through years to clime, while life stall last,
I'll keep and wear thee next my heart.
How Mt et it is to ponder
In the twilight dud and grey,
On the many joys end pleasures
Now Mrever passed away,
When the fancy built bright castles,
And the heart was all aglow
With fond visions of the future,
In that happy long ago.
Oh, the world, indeed, seems changed,
As loved forms are brought to mind,
For we'll never meet their like again,
They were So good and kind •
Itltmory clings unto that tune,
Wherethe-heart-kimw-nor?of-Av , • •
For all was very beautiful
In that happy long ago.
Rough John ileckwin, a Mississippi ferry
man, tied his boat to a post, and . plodded,
wet and weary, to his title house• Having
thrown himself, with an oath, into a chair
be li:hted his pipe, and puffed the smote up
the chimney, while he dried Ins feet at the
Presently his little daughter came in, lead
ing her younger brother, and walking to her
mother, said, with a grieved expression,
"Mother, little bub swore; little hub can't
have any wings when he dies to fly up to the
good place.. Poor little hub!" and the little
girl began to cry. But the boy looked up
in his mother's face, and said, "But father
swore too. Can't he have any wings when
he dies?"
The mother did not answer, for she feared
the stern man who sat smoking his pipe by
the fire.
But the iron bad entered John Beckwin's
soul. That night he dreamed; and as he
stood before his cottage, lookihg at:the stars
and moon, there was a sound of a trumpet
above, that made the world tremble, au
exceeding glory in the s ky, and from the
midst of the glory a voice calling to the judg
ment. And immediately the air was full of
white souls, whose eyes turned upward with
a steady gaze, while their hands were clasp
ed over trier breasts. And the voice called
again, Come ye blessed:: Then to the
white souls were given wings full of stars
shining like silver, which flashed back the
glory from above, as they calmly floated up
ward. While he stood wondering and terri
-hod, he heard a sharp cry of pain at his side.
There stood his litt.e• bob, with ragged and
soil-stained coat, and hands stretched piteous
up toward the flying host. 'Oh, my father!'
exclaimed he, "why did you teach me to du .
wrung The dear Lord bust now beckoned
me to Atonic, but I had no wings and no cloak
of silver; and he looked grieved at me, and
turned away. Oh, father! why did you
teach me to do wrong?'
There was a sound as of thunder—a crash . The muncipal law permits no disorder in
of the universe--and the universe—aud the the street. Women breaking it are sent to
okl man found himself in a long train of the Calaboose. That is the terrible corder.
souls, with heads bowed; and tears running nothing more-nothhrg less—that arouses
from their eyes, walking down a black, iron- England and provokes this debate. Lord
arched way, where he could look-only before Palinerston takes advantage of it to have
hint, at4see beyond the great train of weep- another fling at the Americans, and Gregory
ing - ones an open gate from which came fire. aid Walsh are mad with delight. Lard
But he heeded them not, for behind him he' Carnarvon also briugs • out Earl Bussell, and
heard the patter of little feet, and ever and all the newspapers clap their hands wit) , '
I 1 . 1 4: I i •, 4. a yon, gen demo , . -
child "Oh, father! why did you teach me to
do 'wrong!".
John Beekwiiiiwoke, and 'heard his little
boy quietly breathing, cut beside him.
He never swore again.
What. Congress has Done.
'This Congress,
,writes Speaker Crow to a
friend, may .Recui to .the country to move
slowly, but no Cun,gress before it. has in the
same time. at:iminplished so much flit.the fu
ture greatness and glory of the republic-'-
llere is the glorious record:
'The national ea:pital flee forevor2,
SlaVerY - forever prohibited in'all
The publ:e` domain set apart and conwra
,, Lel to'free homoti.andlree men: • ,1 "
The- Pacific Railroad alithoriiel
"The_ pplicy . :' al! g; a bid eiu4cipittiO4 Amu
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•flio - ,(locgress thal'has .Cuacted' ,
th - ese mea
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Mr. Train onEnglanir a Neutrality and Gen.
Welnd room only for the following ex
tract of one of Mr. Tiain's recent speeches:
Mr. Train—Neutrality signifies weakness.
All small minds hesitate. Lack of decision
shows lack of poAr. Generals who win
battles are not •neutral men. Neutrt.lity on
the American rebellion is taking sides in dis
guise. The-man who is soft on the Ameri
can question is soft on•all questions. I des
pise soft Americans as well as soft English
men. It is impossible for an honest man to
be neutral. He who is not for we is against
me. The Indian Thug is remarkable for neu
trality until his garotte is round your neck.—
The Camanche chief is. a neutral to your face
while his scalping knife sleeps in his belt.—
Dumollard, the French murderer, was a neu
tral before lie destroyed his victims. There
is no half-way between a patriot and a traitor.
The woman who permits the least familiari
ty has already lost the foundation of her vir
Let her remain neutral in the presence of
the libertine and she is lost. The young man
counting his employer's;money must not be a
neutral—if he does not wish to end jiis life
upon the gallows. The coat I have made
fits exactly the neutral bankers and leading
Americans abroad—who are waiting for vic
tories before hoisting Secession or Union
flags. The garment is not out of place on
England's back. Neutrality in England is
treachery. Americans say, England, with
all thy faults, we love thee still! Englishman
say, America, with all 411 y virtues, we con
tinue to hate thee, Strong men choose sides
—weak men are always neutral; once an idi
ot, always an idiot„ The world is packed
with fools.
Neutrality is_imbeeility. No man can
serve two masters. He must either love the
one and hate the other, or hate the one and
love the Alter. Our Saviour was not ti neu
tral. England for three .generations has
eon Mutts o nienca. . e Ist unjust
in little is unjust in much. The maxim
comes froni au ancient and respectable au
thority. 'Unjust in small, matters fbr half a
century, England was just.ripe tbr being un
just in great matters during our revolution.—
Neutrality is disguise; assassins are neutral
before they use the poignard. The tiger in
the-jungle-is-a-neutral fore be plunges on
•• victim. When you wish to destroy an
nemy you first conceal your plan. Error
id injustice are ueutpl - kftarcbecoming ar
rogant and impudent.
A love of fault-finding is no proof of wis
dom.—Your criticism on General Butler's
proclamation are as just as your pretended
love for America is honest. Critics, says
Wycherley, are like thieves, Who,.conglemnod
to execution, choose the business of execu
tioners. rather than be• hung. Your distor
tion of the New Orleans proclamation is
worthy of the people that were abolitionists
when they thought by preaching that doct
rine they could break up our Republic—and
pro-slavery advocates when they believed we
should preserve the Union. The proclama
tion you have dishonestly translated. lit
you mean to say that you believe Gen.
Butler issued the order for immoral purposes?
Do you really understand its wording to
signify that unbridled Bemis:. was given to
the Federal - army? The veay idea is contra
ry to the instincts of our nature, insulting to
the Americana people, and outraging Litt ,
senses of our race. You give the order a
meaning never intended. It was unfortu
nately worded, but the spirit of the order was
a proper one. Ladies hold the . remedy.
Let them remain indoors, let them behave
like women, not like human tigresses. The
terrible slaughter or our soldiers will some
day lay heavy upon their consciences. Wo
men who go out of °their way to insult
Federal officers who have treated them with
every courtesy, by pouring hot water out of
their Willl,llMS when they pass, or throwing
vitrol in' their faces ou„ the pave, or so Iltr
unsexing themselves as to strike, an officer,
ought not to object, when martial law is
ordered, to proclamations that enforce civility
where ruthless was so marked.
—and you, gentlemen, echo the Sentiment Of
the land. Do you remember a picture
the Illustrate.] News during the Sepoy revo
lution? I do—and three featurei'' were
prominent--cantion—English officers; and
'o'epoy messengers bearing a flag of truce.
The picture has another sidp—the muzlle
o the gutis--md, Lid' their flag of truce tied
around, they were blown towards the. camp
from whence they clime.
Did Mr, SoVard get up,in.his place in the
Senate Chanther and protest agahist it in the
name of humanity? The atrocitiei of, your
soldiers in India were only equalled in their
brutality by piena:Saltib himself:, When a
'Britillt officer . , enters . it Sepoy village and
gives the,order to his regimenVo 'ravish the
Sepoy woman, - and then level their houses to
the-earth, humanity shudders for civilization
Compared. with .such fiends . General Butler
is a scholar, a gentleman map. Christian,—
How'fOrgetful of . the iijhts of civilization
Air Our Statesinen In remain : silent Without
'recording their 1613hp:160n' '
'Seta I - England' Must feel preMl - of those
Christian officers, and no wonder I,he isin
' ditmant at gutter.
. Have yor.t fOrzietten'the':geige of Limerick?'
Is it - tru'e'lliat ravrshed:4l4'wo
tile a before t'ilierlitg• the' Orison' and
- •
A. Frixo.ll3raVe•i;i7:Blpaaper u Nerixtiiictl ifs W•coliticlos istark.a.
Butler's Proclamation,
- Got. Butler's l'roeltmurtion
burning the town ? Do you remember the
cold-blooded slaughter of the Mucdonalds of
Glencoe, under the' same- dynasty? Verily,
what u man was Lord Byron.? . 1
You are the best of cut-throats !—Do.not start!
The phrase ie Shakspeare's, and not misapplied: •
War's a brain-spattering—windpipe slitting art,
• Unless her cause by right be sanctified.
If you have'acted once a generous part,
The world, not the worlirs water. will decide;
And I shall 6e delighted to learn -------- •
Save you and yours, have gained at ,Waterloo?
Davoust in Hamburg—Junot in Lisbon—
..Malakoff in the Algerian caves—were guilty
of acts—and Wellington at • St. Sebastian—
worthy of Russia in Poland or Haynau iu
Austria. Butler's offence is words— En-
gland's was acts. Was Butler's motive good
'or bad? It is the motive, not the act, that
blackens the crime. England is not the
land to give America examples as to the
treatment of women. America is a country
where its youth. arc taught not to insult an
old man or wouten,.. and a woman can go
through the entire country, without being
insulted. America is the land where educa
tion and religion gives tone . to the morals of
our people. How careful England is to find
tliult with our Federal army.
Have you seen any qtrestions on the Parli
meutary papers asking d' the reports are true
regarding atrocities of the Coefederate army?
Has the Federal power no friend at Court to
ask these questions of Lord Palmerston ?—
is it truie that A'ava ,, es, led by Confederates
scalped our wounded at Pea Ridge ? Is it
true that Governor Sprague fguud some of
his aids, who were killed at Bull Run, buried
with their fitces downward ? is it true that
Federal wounded on the ground at the battle
of Winchester were bayonetted by Confeder
ate colliers? Is it true that the ladies of a
certain town iu Virginia invited one hun
dred Federals to their houses to tea, and
their brothers, who were in ambush, rushed
in and put all to the sword ? •
Surely America ought to have one friend
bold enough in Parliament, wile , ' Gregory
and the Premier are hurling their invectives
rootill3t Aille-r-iew r te-i10tt1irt414341444.
the skull of a Federal officer is a Lou ben for a
Rebel lady !—that Madame Beaurgard, who
VMS treated with so much politeness by Ceti.
Butler, wears a cameo cut from the bone of
a Federal Colonel !—that Rebel ladies wear
rings and brooches made out of the skulls of
our brave officers :—that the 'proper thing
_for the-rebel gentlemen at Richmond-is-to
have a spitt,on made out of a human head
In conclusion, let me ask if England con
rols-Ameriezes_ action ? If England pays
our Federal officers ? If England must be
consulted before we declare martial law ?
was not aware that Abraham Lincoln was e
lected President of the powerful American
Republic by the bankrupt monarchies of Eu
wile. {Cheers and applause.]
Northern Men in a Southern 'Cli-
By some strange misconception, it has be
come to be a general belief, that, if the war
continues through the summer and fall, the
Northern troops must inevitably be defeatel
by disease, as they cannot contend with the
miasma and malaria of the South, to which
the Southern troops nre supposed to be thor
oughly injured.
Never was a greater mistake made. In
the late Mexican war, it' was demonstrated
beyond cavil that Northern troops sustained
themselves in better, condition—so far as
health was concerned—than (IA the South
ern soldiers. In the famous Indian war, it
Was satisfactorily proved that the•sickke , ;s
and mortality ill the British army was less
than half of that which depleted the oppos
ing fprees.
Thirty years two, Capt. Marryat complet
ed a series of tables, by which lie showed,
conclusively, that Britons could and did suc
cessfully meet the climatic changes or the is
land of Jamacia, and that the deaths, in the
British army, did not equal, in proportion,
the deaths among the native ishintlers.
.Dr. Livingstone, whose travels into the
very heart of Africa have made htin immor
tal, also bears testimony to the hardihood or
northern blood. ' During his first explora
tion three natives in his retinue died to One
In short, it cannot be„denied that persons
of northern birth are more hardy, mid can
more successfully avoid disease,- than can
people born in a southern Clime.
Even thus Ar we find that while sickness
prevails to awalunnifig extent in the South
ern army.; our Northern , troops are enjoying
most' excellent health.
" Putting health. against health. or !millets
against bullets, we are -net atimicl to trust the
• " h the-troy sof the Uniou.
—Hoteseho/t/ Ju Wild.
A True Patriot.
The lion. Paid Dillingham the well known
leader of the Democracy, of - Vermont, wa3
recently noisitiated by tt.Detnocratic State
Convention fur Governor: Mr.. D. declined.
upon the sole ground that at this time,,there
can he but two parties, one for maintaining .
the Government unconditionally, and the
other fir overthrowing it. In the course of
his letter of declination he says:
" We west for the timelorget whether we
be Rfpublicaits or Democrats. 'ln such a
union there will be strength and efficiency,
and if We differ hereafter, let it . be to settle
the question,-who did . the most for his coun
try. •43t;-us act together, act honestly, effi
ciently,,and let. him wear, Me honors who'
fairly.wins.them. I feel very,eonfident that
a great number—l hope tranajority—of
the.old partiesiri this State; feel - -and judge
.as I deo:ind-thats they will rise above .party, ,
as. such, one,ismi.imqvisibbi; , ttow,ourt Arever.
With Such I ineinito act. whether, thoir_nuat
her bo , few or puny, tilrthiS• moierwiciielre
hellion is'erushetl•out - ; and , wish 'that my a
:Pinions attiLacis,' might , . be in R harm irty,„J
liavi”folt.tialled•iipoli to decline - 'the
turn ao lion - arable ten !ere 1 to inc.'?
A live Yankee, from the Green Mountains
of Vermont,. visited the city. of London.—
While passing throligh one of the principal
thoroughfares of trade and travel, his atten
tion was suddenly . arrested by some -beauti
ful specimens of writing paper, exposed for
sale in a shop window. • Seeing the proprie7
for standing at the . door, the Yankee civilly,
inquired what he did with "them nice bits
of paper." -•
- "We keep ' them to tie up gape seed in,"
said the cockney, snappishly.
"0, ye, du—du ye ?" said Johnathan,
while he looked as though he was inventing
a trick with which he
. intended to pay o ff
the impertinent cockney in his own coiti:—
Passing down the street a few steps,
cligriantYankee saw another merchant, who
was not oily an Englishman, but a gentleman
"I sasr, mister, can you' tell me what that
Teller does for a livin' what keeps them ere
nice bits of paper at the window."
"Yes, sir; he's a small dealer in paper and
a sort of scribe. He writes letters for those
persons who desire his assistance." • •
"I reckon he is a very small dealer, and
that he is a pharisee as well as ascribe. Do
ye think he'd write a letter for WQ if I pay
him for it?"
"Certainly h e will, and jump a t the
chance. That is his principal occupation."
The Yankee thrust • his hands (I might
add arms)into his pocket ahnost up to his el
bows, for he felt the sting in the waspish
words uttered by the paper dealer, and walk
ed back to the shop where he had been so
rudely treated.
"1 say, mister, they say as how you sell
paper and 'write letters fur folks what can't
write. „What will you t.the to write a letter
to my sister Sully ?"
I. shall charge you 5 shillings," replied
the Englishman, softening
his tone as his
government does sinse it has heard of our
great victories.
I ye wria der"
spell the words right, ai we do in Vermont?"
inquired the Yankee.
"To be sure I will. I understand my bu
siness perfectly." •
"Well I don't care if ye du; I guess you
may write to sally."
The Londoner procured pen, ink and pa
per, and the Yinikee commenced - dictating
after the following style:
"'Dear sister Sally,'
"Trev you got — that down.
„y es. „ -.
.. a "Rived hi London last'week.'
— ffllev you got that down and spelt right?”
"Yes—go on."
"Thought I'd go into the country and take
a ride.'
"Got that down right?"
"Yes, yes—go on; ` and don't detain we
by‘.J pay ye five shillings, don't ' I, by and
‘.‘ . l(es—yes—Lbut you need not detain me
"That'a my business, and not ynurn."
•\Vall the old mare she baulked.'
"'Baulked is a hard word; can you spell
baulked so that Sully will know what it
means ?"
“To be sure I can."
"Wal I don't keer if you can.",
"She wouldn't : go, so I licked her."
"Well , ro on."
" Licked r her, licked her, licked her. ' "
"What's the use of saying it so ninny
"None of our I pay you five
shillings--'licked her, licked her, licked her,
licked her, licked her.'"
"This page is full of 'licked her's."
"Turn over then; 'licked her, licked her.
She wouldn't go then, so I got out and. I
kicked her, kicked her,. kicked her, kicked
her.' "
"You are not intending to say that as
many times as you said licked her ?"
None of your busineus. I pay yen fine
shillings—kicked her, . kicked her. She
wouldn't go then, so I sharpened . the end of
the whip handle, and I pricked her, pricked
her, pricked her.' "
"I cannot see any sense in all thig.',
Never you niin . d I pay you for what you
do; 'licked her, kicked her, pricked, her,
kicke 1 , her licked her._ She would not go
then, so I got in and I " (here the
Yankee - 11;110'a Airrupino• noise with his
lips, which bids defiance to orthrngraphy.)
"I cannot spell, that," said the English-
"0 ; ye eau't ha? WO, ye
spell that."
"Need not write any more," said the
cockney with a look• of astonishment.
"No more, said . the Yankee perfectly
"Not a word to close with?"
"Nary wo rd."
"You will pay me for what I have wrirten?"
"Not a rel. You , didn't write down all I
told yon, tn."
.rlVell, sir, what am Ito do with ail
paper I !rive spidlei?"
"Keep it folic cap gape seed in!! -
T a. correspondent of the London Times,
who - has . male •so 'many 'false predictions,
May'now have hia paper fora sittrilar.purpose.
X newspaper ' correppondelo: with 'llenerai
Curtis's army at Forsyth, 111•Mouri,ogives the
following account of a • man who deserves to
be called an unconditional Unionist: "In
-Carroll County a • man fOr'boldly ,
avowing Union-. sentimenis.l...- He defied his,
tormentors end.?o,ioe,"would stick to„the'
I.Tnion, fong'alteir. waSa . piecs .
He wig told ttiliftlid - P'n s tod was'breken'• so
'finc..that a yieCa',.conttt 'tiot be . found., ‘,,Then,'•
Said ',""r win k g , to the d h e
the: stuilip it gone.' r -to
Alie stuu? oxine -14 was xohmsed.:
No Country and; No Plug.
Occasionally, whilit -, passing through
city with the Procession on Friday last, we
Weald- 'observe ix house with the shutters_
closed, no Stara and Stripes about it , and in
some instances, there was not a soul to be
seen about - the premises! 'The sight of such a
place 'would, cause us painful 'emotions; and
lead us very naturally to invire, whether
the occupants were , berett o of their country
and no longer recognized any Flagon earth
as • their own., Alt !
.there was a tune when
these same individuals to whom we refer,
were 'loud in their expressioni br leve and
veneration for our good 013 Country; and its
bright and beautiful flag,, but ala.,,,alas!
where now are their acts-to prove.the sinceri
ty of their professions?
An Enemy to that country and that Flag
has 'arisen in the land, and they; whose
houses were undecorated and eldsed'on. Fri
day last, the anniversary of Amerient Free
dom.--gave him aid and coniforti , We . will
not call them tories, nOr . truitors;l6se are
harsh names; but it geihns so strange and
unnatural that any
. one who ayes and pro spe:l4
under our great and goad government, should such' little respect for the land of
Washington and the Flag which was borne
aloft to victory in the Revolutionary ' war
and in the war of 1812, and also in the war
with Mexico. We only wonder that such
persons continue to live under a Government
which they hate, and a flag which they no
longer seem to recognize as their own.—
Mari/laud Union.
Maxima for Youth.
Those children that are best beloved , by
their pirents, , should be most obedient to
their parents; and then their love is well be
stowed, and well returned.
Whoever hates his hiiWer, or his sister,
is a murderer; for. he Fill b. (me it ho hid_
an opportunity.
Young people should take their good par
ents for i ikeir best friends, and be advised
"by them - 1111d nut by flatters, who wheedle
them to make a prey of them.
lose are neve:, y o come
that are undutiful to their parents.
Reverence your own mind; receive the
nurture of instruction, that the man within
you may grow and flourish.
Young persons have need of strong reins
they arc sometimes hard to be ruled, easy to
draw aside, and apt to be deceived.
No one can pursue solid learning and frivo
lous pleasure at once
The eye of the great God is upon you op d
rei — mity may hang upon the conduct of
your e
au hour.
Early religion lays the foundation of hap
piness both in thee and eternity.
Few boys arc born with talents that exec:
but all are capable of living .well.
Pie4y is not only the best, safeguard of
youth, but also its brightest ornament. •
The Homestead. Law.
For many years, prominent members of
Congress have urged the passage of a law,
giving homes to those, who were willing to
settle in the wilderness. clear and cultivate
the land, for the mere amount of costs to the
United States government. •The measure
met with strong and decided opposition,'cs
pecially upon the part of those who were un
friendly to a high tariff, but at last this ben
efit scheme has met with favor, and is now a
law of the land. The following is a -synop
sis of its provisions :
All the lands owned by the Government
are open to settltment under it in quantities
mot exceeding 160 acres to each person.
• Any person who is a citizen of the United
States, or has declared his intention to be
come Such, who is 21 years old, or the head
of' a family; cr,has served in the military or
naval service . of the United States during
this Rebellion, can make the entry on pay
ment of ten dollars and •fees of the' Register
and Receiver of the Land Office. That is
all the settler has to pay at any time.
The act takes effect the first
,of January
next, and requires a residence and cultiva- .
tion of five years to perfect the tittle.
Any person can enter under this net, land
on which he has a pre-emption cla:m.
TUE ' TALENT or SUCCEBI3.—Evory man
must' patiently - abide 'his time. He must
wait. Not in - listless idleness,- not in useless
pastime, nor, in querulous defection, but -in
constant, steady, cheerful endeavor,always
Willing, fulfilling and" accomplish tig his task,
'that when the occasion comes he may be e
qual to -the occasion.' 'The talent of success
is nothing more than doing what yen can do
well, without a thought of fame. If it comes
at all, it :Will come because it is deserved, not
6 • it is sought-after. It is a very it .
rect and troublesome ambition which cares
much about fanie—about what the world
says of usas to be always looking in - the
'face of others fur "approval—to be always
anxious about the effect of what we do
say—to he always shouting to hear the echoes
of our owe voices. •
s - r
.- e SO1" _Liman
New-Mven, recently closed a Smithso
nian lecture b'y, giving th o following.
sensible advice4o-young men: if, therefore
you wish fititiculear mind and strong muscles
audmuiet neclre, C„.-end long life,, and power
prolonged inidd age, permit me to say, Al
! thciugli I am net giving atemperance lecture,
avoid-all drinks' 'above-- water and mild
sions of that fluid, shun'. tobacco;: opium,
i everything else that :disturbs the- normal
state of the s.yStem - rrelktion !ultra' *does feed
and tuild!",diluie'ediiiikliVof whioh water is
, the hatie,ltrid . yon will need nothiugleyond
,iliese . :fltintiaeicepts-riftit,:klid doe moral,
ifirtill'yOur - powarkleglie
hit elute terentOevetiing
at the
• A venerablo'd 'wag y, t e , name-o - ace,
II .irried - -': ( Ritit weit i lluot long.-singe; and
, T;ir.christotel'his ifirct
g a c
• •
gill•COO 4t 4* Wear
Evnitiont's PurY.-=-People -• there aro
ho have mousy on handiand'yet they will
-not igy little debts. .Nciw i ; by paying small
`debtrinthidYis'kept moving iti 'gay,
doing 'good all around; MinfidOmie is kept in
good health; and enterprise is stimulated.
Any man who is a "man ought to feel this,
and dd his duty itilhe "premises' at Oboe.
You owo a - debt 4- -. perhapsloug past due—
for your newspaper or a job; pay it to-day
like a man with an upright - scout, GO; do
soinesgood thing, even though its merito so
small as the payment of a debt. - If yon . viisli
yourself well, dolt quickly. -
ernors are ,now absent from their posts, wan
dering up and doWn the country 'in.Senreh of
'employment Rector, of Arkansan 'Milton
of Florida;'Moore, of Louisiana; Jackson,
of Missouri, and rfarrisofTennessee. The
gubernatorial fugitives were blatant seces
sionists in the efrly. days of the rebellion, and
every man of theta premise:4 to die in the
last 'Our armies having frightenel
them away from their posts, they have prob
ably gone to find the last ditch. As
3ous men they must fulfill their promises.
Take your Choice: -
ilwsys did intend To' take in me a wife'
Single my life to spend Wo'd grieve my very life
It much delighted me . To think °pin ( ' a bride
Tolivefr tmwoman free I can't' be satiefieU
Vs aura ft happy life 'Tie woman, is the thing
To live without a wife Such troubles on uiliring
A female to my mind The joy I can't express
I ne'er expect to find So great in elngleaes
A •kachelor to live I never, could agree. ,
My mind I freely give A married Map' to be.
S.=-Read first each verse down •'separ
ntely, then both verses as if they •litris•'but
one.. ,
How 114; I, FranciS'was
wag, and once when early peas were.on the
side, he emptied the contents of,:hisainuff
iox over them. "Francis! Francis?! sex
.laitned a friend, t‘ what are you about?",,'"l
like them that way," was the litlinvgi•;" 'He.
aala • ! •
had concluded, he. exclaimed: "You•di:Might
it was, snuff; did .you: Nothing , bat black
Why can't a cook swallow her`tiPrbia?"Be•
eau e it goes against her stomach,. •
"A beautiful 'day ' ;Mt: Jetikitta;
"Yes very. pleasant
"blood day fur the race:" . .
"Race? what race? asked Jenkins.
"The human race !" shOitted
Prentice accuses
. the
,rel;el; at Memphis`of
ungentlemanly conduct, unworthy, of,the
"chivalry," in the folloWin,g style : "The
leading rebels of Memphis 'have -long been
bogging us to conic to their city, and have
even offered a reward for our-delivery there,
and yet now, when we are about to maka a
visit to their place, they are all running away.
Ili t nt this very ungentlemanly ?"
On the 4th of .nareli,l.B6l, yhen
dent Lincoln was 'inangurated„ the goiein
went Vessels; available service, wereotiltfour
in nuwber, carryingqwentftive . guns..:, Our
navy now • consists 4,264, vessels. of all sizes,
carrying 2,557 guns, w,itlk an,avregale ton
nage of 319,010 bons. - the nunaier'Of sea
men now employed is 22;000: - '
• At a recent meeting of a parish, a straight
laced and most exemplary deacon subMitted
a report, in writing, orthe destitute widows
and others who., stood in need-of assistance
from the parisk... , , , parish.:
"Are you., sure,
..deaeon," asked another
solemn brother, "that you have embraced' all
the widows?" • -
He said ho•believed he had. .
it is a fact which will hardly be' credited
in this country, -that-of all the women mar
ried in England in, the, year 1860, more than
60,000 were unable to write their" Own mimes.
Throughout the' nation, id one inarriigi" in
every . neither man nor woman-. could
write, „-
—I haVe heard people say kindness would
not :do with' servants; reader, if-.unhappily
you have ever thought so, dismiss.the,filso
notion, for jt is base and- unture. , What
kindness cannot do, anger can neVer achieve.
A lady in Rophester Sent ti dreis to ti dyer
with instructions to dye in sonie colors that
would not run. ''he. patriotic dyer returned
- the dress covered all over, with thu. ; colers,of
the American Union., -
! EA.D.- lose are ..oar
treasures, chatig,elesi and,shinnjng treasures.
Let us look hopefully. - Not lost, bat , gone
before. Lost only like start of the Indrairtg,
that !lath faded into the light of:a ;brightpr
heaven. Lost to the. earth, but rtot'to
Thing are queerly `connected'. A :kite
statiscian says ,if all our old maids should
marry, the manufacturers of single bedsteads
'weal be utterly ruined. • _
The Albany Atr,us, 'a Denicsnatier paper,
states that cif the 10,000 coloted"L'people
New Orleans,: nearly ii,ooa are ".tnialattoes.---:
Such an evidence of amalgainatiote . can •be
found in no , "
:gaily a man who, is proud M'be a;qoiiter
iniater, has 'a wife hone who=is thn'yrtinle
i nas t er; ; •
- 16re - y6iir son;Mat'eleniker.
the eud g et=if yatiliiiar hint' Ivrea
Nart.4l64 iollitoltii*Otrolukta
~ ;„ •
A . lnan will. in) urei wileftsr more,to
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