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SALISBURY N. C JANUARY, 28, 1875
NO. 67.WHOLE NO. 71
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'HE FAVORITE HOME REMEDY
l. emineartlv a Family Medicine ; and by be
ng kept ready for immediate report will save
jany an liour oMiiiiering anu niuiiy a u
i time ana doctor nihr.
After oyer Forty Years trial it is still re-
living; ine moss nnntiaiuieu iwuuiwmain no
irlues from persons of the highest character,
ind respoasibility. Eminent physicians com-
lend it as the most
For all diseases of the Liver, Stomach and
The SYMTOMS of Liver Complaint are
a bitter or bad taste in the month ; Tain in the
Back, Sides or Joints, often mistaken for
Rheumatism ; 8ou Stomach ; Loss of Appe-
tito; I towels alternately costive ana iax ;
Headache ; Loss of memory, with a pajniui
sstisatibn of having railed to do something
which ought to have been done ; Debility. Low
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Sometime manyol these ftymtomsaltena ine
Bock tbe Cradle of Liberty.
Springfield (Mass.) Rep.
April 20, 175a, Oliver Cromwell drove
the representatives of the English people
out of their chamber at the point of the
bayonet. January 4, 1875. Ulysses S.
Grant repeats the experiment -upon a
smaller scale, to be sore by sending a
Gle of soldiers into the State-House of an
American commonwealth on a like illegal,
revolutionary, treasonable errand. We
shall see what comes of it. It is impos
sible that the old love of chartered liberty,-
the old jealousy of arbitrary power,
which blazed up so fervidly a hundred
years ago, a beacon-light throwing jta
glare across two worlds, has quite smoul
dered out. It may be that the Americans
of this generation have quite lost the
secret of thai generous, yet wholty rea
sonable and intelligent emotion, which'
fired the shot at Concord and kindled the
bivouac fires at Valley Forge. If so, the
complete subversion of onr present in
st i unions is merely a question of years.
If not, there will be such a sonorous res
spouse to thb manly protest and appeal of
the outraged State as will convince Capi
tol and White House that the patience of
the people is at last exhausted, and that
any further experiments in this line will
be attended with serious risks alike for
institutors, agents, and abettors Let us
bring the matter home to ourselves.
Louisiana is a long way off, and besides,
the fact of its participation in the seces
sion movement is still fresh in the North-
h a i a
ern memory, a good many people in
this part of the country read about the
events occurring there very much as they
would read about similar events occurring
in Mexico or Nicaragua. But it is a State
of the American Union for all that- a
State standing upon the same footing in
every respect, so far as the Constitution
and the laws are concerned, as Massachu
setts snd New York, and Illinois. So
m a Jb . . m
tar as the Constitution and tue laws are
V i -w .a a
concerned, nettner President lirant nor
Lu-utenaiitjGeneral Sheridan has any right
or exercised any legitimate authority at New
Oileans which he does not equally have
or in ay not equally exercise at Boston
The North Carolina
wish, to be Heard on the Lou
x fin the Senate Saturday .
Mr. Merrimon I hope the Senator
from Maine will withdraw his motion. I
should like to say something on the Lou
isiana question. I have not been able to
join in the debates of the last week or ten
days, but the people of the South have
been so maligned that really I think as a
matter of courtesy the Senate ought to
allow every Southern Senator who de
sires to speak an opportunity to be heard.
They know more about this matter than
anybody else. I hope the Senator from
Maine will not press this motion.
Mr. Ransom 1 desire to say to the
Senate that I trust the request of the Sen
ator from Virginia will be acceded to,
that after the appropriation bill of the Sen
ate from Maine has been passed by the
Senate, this debate will be resumed. It
is already manifest that a number of gen
tlemen on both sides of the chamber desire
to be heard further upon this question.
As tor myselt 1 must say to tue Senate
that I feel it to be my duty to speak on
the Louisiana question. I have sat here
m silence for nearly three years and not
trespassed on the Senate. It is late this
evening ; other gentlemen have the floor;
numbers have expressed their very great
desire to be heard ; and 1 say to the Sen,
ate shat I feel it to be my duty to ack to
be heard upon it I feel that I should
be wanting in all that is due from me to
the people whom I undertake to represent
on this floor if I did not ask to be heard .
I trust the Senate will accede to the re
quest of the honorable Senator from Virginia.
disenne. at others very few ; Inn the Livkr, the Whatever either of these persons can law
largest organ in the body, is generally the seat fuliy ao tliere, they can lawfully do here.
FJS! Suppose Mr. B. t Bniler, for Instance,
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A Military Despotism.
From the Boston Advertiser, Rep.
Military despotism is the proper term
to describe the government now existing
in Louisiana. Certainly, of all govern
ments that ever existed called republican,
that which for two years has
as propped by the bayonets of a soldiery ed and wm no rean0nse.
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OVER AND OVER AGAIN.
rv-r and over and oyer again.
No matter which wy I turn,
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I mast take my turn at the mill.
I must grind out the golden grain,
I mast work at my task, with a resolute will.
Over and over again.
I We can uot measure the need,
I ' Of even the tiniest flower.
Nor check the flow of the golden sands
That run through a single hour.
I But the morning dews must fall.
And the sun and the summer rain
I Must do their part ; and perform it all
! 1 Over and over again.
I Over and over agaiu
The brook through the meadow flows
I And over aud over again
The ponderous mill-wheel goes,
I Once doing will not suffice,
Though doing be not in vain ;
And a blessing failing us once or twice,
May come if we try again.
The path that hath once been trod,
Is never so rough to the feet ;
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Is n'sver so hard to repeat.
,iii .m unrr.iM'fil 1 t uo r J lil'l V f I 1
And the heart to its depth be driven
IV 1th Sturm :im .nines:. Vt !- T it'll! .1
Jo render us meet lor Heaven.
Governor next year, and should be sound
ly beaten at the polls as he undoubtedly
would bci Suppose President Grant
should then avail himself of a strained
constrcution or doubtful enactments to in
stall this defeated candidate with force and
arms in the office to which the people of
Massachusetts had elected another man.
Suppose he should follow up this perfor
mance by placing the army of the United
States at the dUposal of Mr. Butler, aud
by sending Sheridan to Boston, with
the remark that in the event of a distur
bance somebody would get hurt. Sup
pose, finally, he should undertake to de
cide a question of contested seats in the
General Court by sending a file of soldiers
into the State-Uouse while that body
was in session, with others to forcibly
elect the sitting Democratic members.
What would the people of Maseacbsetts
think of such an interferance in their
home affairs of such a use of the United
States army 1 How would they feel
about il? What would tbey say about
it ? Whit wonld they do about it 1 Yet,
we repeat if this sort of thing is lawful
and right in Louisiana, is it lawful and
right in Masachusetts. What is sauce
for New Orleans is sauce for Boston. To
our thinking, there has been no such oc
casion in the last hundred years for rock"
ing the cradle of liberty, and rocking it to
owing it no allegiance is the most help
less. It is a usurpation initiated by a
coup d'etat, and immediately fortified iu
place by the army of the United States.
Nothing else sustains it or has sustained
it from that day to this. The Congress
of the United Stales, more than two thirds
of all of the members of which belong to
the Republican party, in spite of the no
torious facts; in spite, too, of the addition
al circumstance of iu own members, after
a careful investigation, bad confirmed the
general conviction that the Kvllogg Gov
ernment was a usurpation, persistently
neglected to. undo the wrong. There are
men who yet feel a shock of indignation
when they recall the time when tlx ir
court-house was put in chains, and a fu
gitive slave was taken through State
street, on his way to re-cuslavement, be
tweeu files of soldiers wearing the national
uniform. But that was a small affair
A Strange Story. Thirteen
ago, a young man wooed and won a young
lady in a village not tar from Uaveoport,
Iowa, The parents of the girl objected,
and there was a deal of trouble, but final
ly the couple were married at the home of
the bride. Three months after the bride
groom desired to move to California, but
the family of his wife opposed her emi
gration, and the result was that the hus
band started for the Pacific coast without
her. After the first six months, no tidings
from the husband were received ; and in
less than a year, news eame that be was
dead. In 1863, the widow married a
young man who had recently arrived
from Germany ; and her second husband
was entiiely ignorant of the fact that his
bride was a widow.. But "where ignor
ance is bliss 'tis folly to be wise. Short
ly after tbe marriage, the husband pur
chased a farm in Scott county, and on that
farm the con pie have lived ever since, and
several children have blessed their on
ion. Some weeks ago, the husband of this
woman arrived in Davenport, and on mak
ing inquiries, learned tbe history of his
wife's marriage. Then he rode out to see
her. It was fortunate for her that her
liege lord was away from home, for she
was very much affected. She told him
that she supposed him dead, and so mar
ried another, and chided him for neglecting
her as he did. Ho had a long story to
tell, the real gist of it being that he had
determined never to return until be became
rich- Aud here he was rich But his
wife was miserable in his presence and
be was miserable too.
The end of the conference was, that the
first husband returned to Davenport to
consult a lawyer and the end of the con
sultation was, that tbe husband went to
the wife and had another long talk with
her, and then the two seperated, never to
mee. again, for the man determined to
cross the ocean and spend the balance of
his days iu Germany.
The day that he left the wife entered
her suit for divorce on the grounds of de
sertion ; the notice was forthwith served
on the defendant, and be accepted ser
vice. At the next term of the Circuit
Court, the defendant's name will be call-
The action of the Executive Committee
at its recent session in Raleigh, was truly
gratifying, and will we trust, have Ha
due weight with the members of the
Legislature. With this official endorse
ment by tbe party of the proposition to
call a Convention, there can scarcely be
any further opposition to it within onr
own lines ; tor unless gentlemen deny
tbe authority of the committee, the voice
of the party has been heard, and that
voice is for Con ventiok. Those gentle
men who have so long been so solicitous
for the advocates of Convention to close
their mouths for the sake of harmony, if
they desire to preserve the appearance of
consistency, must no longer be heard in
And is the opinion of the Eveentive
Committee, composed as it was of mem
bers from all parts of the State, aided by
the advice of rcnllemen of tbe press and
other representative men trom all parts
t "trmjM : v' - i L a
No Better Off.
A man snd his wife had been mairiad
ten years disagreed and determined to
T b sTi" " fc-d-H-BA- Oon. it.
diseemeat iu which thev lived. The delegate from Utah, is a polvramist ami
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The Committee on Elections of tk-
House of IT i niaammiiii k.M - a
the matter long and well, and arrived at
"Have yon any
children P said the
oas no ngnt to a seat in Congress. He -
is therefore to be expelled. The deesaism J
not a fleet the Bishop greatly, for
ben tbe sentence shall have
"Three two boys and a girl -and it nouiled hi will be
witn mem is onr diffien tv Manama end.
a a A m -
wisnes io nave two oi them ; so do I.
"Have yon agreed to abide by my de
"We have," said both of them.
"Very well, my friends ; I condemn
yon to have another child, ao. that yon
may have two. When yon have obtained
that yon may return to me."
The matter waa then adjourned for the
lime befog. Two years afterward the
worthy magistrate, who in the meanwhile
of the State, worth nothing in forming an I had beard nothing of tbe husband or wife,
opinion as to tbe will of the party 1 And met the former.
They tell a stranre stonr af P-j-
wetehmaker for true, and St irm it ;. .
striking instance of the power of the
imagination over the human frame.
rredenck Suebmann had
watch twenty years. It
mt, new works, and him An
tie perfected and oat it a rob a. 'mm
ed tU hi. son! had pmed tram bUbidy
into that watch, and said : "When the
ill be default, and a decree of divorce
granted- And maybe the wife will be
married to the father of her children, and
so remain con tented in the delightful home
in which abc now lives iu elegance and
se, as this.
Nashville (Tenn) Correspondence Louis
ville Courier-Journal. J
The free pass system is receiving the
attention of the House, and movements
are on foot to kill it as dead by statutory
action here as it has been killed by gen
eral consent in Kentucky. The House
resolution was a pretty kettle of fish,
however, which may be understood as
meaning a great many things. It charg
ed that it was a species of bribery for a
railroad t- offer a legislator
is the will of tbe party binding on its
members f After an expression of its will,
what ought to control the action of a gen
tleman if there should happen to be a
variance between the whole party and his
particular locality? Is his political allegi
ance due to the whole party, or is it
due to the fragment? This is a question for
certain men who have earnestly and con
scientiously opposed the call of a Conven
tion, now to consider. Opposition up to
this point, and difference of opinion, was
pertectiy iigitimate; Out will it be so any
longer? Has not the party spoken, and
has it not spoken in favor of a Convention
This is the question.
And can gentlemen who look to the
future, and whose friends look fondly to
the future for them, afford to pnt them
selves in opposition to the deliberately
expressed will of the party upon so vital
an issue as the one now presented T If
they are notboond now by every tie of
party fealty and by every necessity of
party discipline to yield their private con
victions, when and nnder what circum
stances will they be bound f
It must be remembered that this deci
sion of the Executive Committee is not
tbe result of any mere sudden ebulition of
feeling, for five long months the discus
sion has been going on. At first public
sentiments, so far as it was expreseed,
was against tbe Convention movement.
The press was overwheltniuglv against
it. And still the discussion went on and
still Convention grew. All sections of
the State were heard from, and still the
discussion went on, and still Convention
grew. At last, in course of time, the
press became largely in favor of Conven
tion, and all presence that tbe people, save
in certain localities, were opposed to it
fell to the ground. Meanwhile the Legis
lature met, and, unwilling to act at once,
postponed the question until after recess,
and at the same time tbe Executive Com
mittee was summoned to meet in Raleigh.
At a day more than five months subse-
Declasid CoxsnTtmoyiL Tb
"Ah," said he, "how about the separa. Supreme Court on Thursday, the 7th
,onJ".lt , ... . int-. delivered a decision in the eaae tn-
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voiviug me eonatitntiouaJity of the
'Still impossible, monsieur. Inaffead
of four children, we now have five.
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rvs inviie attention to ine following
Order issued by Judge Dick, directed to
U. 8. Commissioners and other Govern
ment Officials. There is reason to believe
that, within the past mouth or so. much
illicit distilling hss been put iu operation,
defrauding not only tbe Government, but
licensed distillers. Ciliaens to whose
knowledge anything of this kind shall
chants license tax law. Tbe
up on appeal from the judgment of Judge
Goigon, of tbe Hustings Court of Rich
mond, who had decided the law
lutional. Tbe 8upreme Court in its
cis ion reverses tbe decision of thm
below, and pronounces the law
tional and sets forth that, however, un
just and oppressive the law might be,
tbe remedy was not with them, but with
the Legislature. The opinion was deJhr 7 oi
directing , ,i
come, should not hesitate to impart their I ered by Judge Christian, all the Judges
iiiioriuauuu auu preieui tue wrung : I coucumug.
U. . Ul TJUfJT COURT.
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XSTXRN UIST. OK WORTH CAROLINA, URAKT DlD IT HlKSXLV.-It hi UO
Urkkssboro, . u, jjec 31, 1874. known that tbe Piesident made the e
To the U. S. Commissioners of this Dis with his own hand, and seat it to
trict : Treasury and other departments.
At the request of the Commissioners of I that the public advertising should he with
in tcrnsl Kevenue, concurring in by the drawn from tbe ice publican newspapers
Department of Justices. It is ordered
That the Rules of Court made at Ashe-
ville.Term be modified as follows :
United State Commissioner are author
ized and directed to issue warrants for the
arrest of persons ebarged with violations
of the Internal Revenue Laws, upon tbe cy a personal possession, to I
affidavits of officers of the United States, I ttred for his own interest and
the affiant is such officer, and that his in-
S? a i t a
iormation was derived imrn credible per
sons, and is fully believed by him.
ROBT. P. DICK,
U. S. Disk Judge.
Asbevilte Citiscn : Capt. H. O. Rob
ertson, of the Central Hotel has received
which had condemned his conduct in Lou
isiana ; and that be himself named others
to be substituted in their stead which
had approved of military interven
As Gen. Grant considers the President
made upon information and belief :
such affidavits must distinctly state
caprice, this act was consistent with
theory, it also nsrnmmm eeHhar
traiion of bis bcujiar devesiou to civil
service reform, which figured so III gas J
in tbe anneal mens are. and has been ex
emplified with ao many striking proofs af
ins fidelity. a. i. fun.
a tree pass :
compared with this. Nobody responsibly il acknowledged the receipt, by members
connected with these proceedings will of the house, of free passes, for which it re
escape the eansurc of the nation. It is turned lhauks ; it exonerated the officials
impossible to believe the American people donating these passes fiom all suspicion of
will sanction them. However sincere the oriuery, anu n ueciareu inai tnc meraoers
motives of their action, they will find they
have assumed a monstrous burden. There
is no danger to the Republic likely to re
sult from leaving States to manage their
own affairs that begins to be so threaten
ing to our peace and to the security of onr
institutions as such a precedent of resort
to military foree to control the organiza
tion of legislative bodies.
of the House were under no obligations
whatever for said passes. This might
have been very properly termed aa "om
nibus resolution, embracing all tbiugs
under the sun except the one iu order.
The House, with a quiet smile, tabled
the whole affair, and I have failed to
learn that any free passes have been re
turned by tbe holders.
A Mother of Criminals.
We find in the New York Times the
following record of a family of criminals j
that lived in one of the counties on the
v -w re h wv -r i .at
U pper Hudson in jn ew x ora. Bays tue
Times : l
Some seventy years ago a young girl
named "Margaret" was left adrift in one
of these; villages it does not appear
whether through the crime or misfortune
of others. There was no alms-house jn
the place ; but she was a subject of out
door relief, probably receiving occasional
ly food and clothing irom tbe officials, but
never educated, and never kindly shelter
ed in a home. She became the mother
of a long race of criminals and paupers,
and her progency has cursed tbe country
ever since. The county records show
two hundred of her descendants who have
Loudon Bridge crossing the Thames the
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in i nil lira m no anil rn.i ,r ni r .au r ri
h Uaht or trottiutx horses and earrriaires.
Q both classes there is au elmott continual
an. Tor ttna hnrinrn hm tit nriviilA transit
the entire easteru half of the great city. wag j0f ( ,n the villsge streets
after dark there u constant turmoil.
The old story of the sad fate of Aaron
Burr's daughter (Theodosia Alston,) io
brought to miud in the narrative of Jean
Baptists Cat lis t re, one of Lafitte's men,
residing in Calcasieu, Louisiana, who
writes to the Galveston News that after
Lifitte abondoued his adventurous career,
Chauvet, his first lieutenant, took com
mand of the Vengeance and sailed into
the Gulf for a cruise. lie captured the
American privateer schooner Patriot, bound
from Georgetown, South Carolina, to
New York. Every person on board was
put to the sword or made food for sharkes.
After disposing of the dead, Chauvet de
scended into tbe cabin and soon called
out In an angry tone for Gallistre and the
mute to go to him. They found him in
the cabin confronted by a beautiful
a til it a
niau, wlio Held an empty bottle in tier
The Human Relics of Pompeii A
writer says : Iu the museum of Pompeii
are preserved the most horrible and
pathetic witnesses of the last days of the
ill-fated city. When the workman were
digging in 1873, they struck into a small
cavity, the nature of which was, of course,
a mystery to them. Without breaking
further into it, they poured plaster of
Paris down the crevices that were already
opened, and as soon as tbe plaster had
hardened, the crust of lava was carefully
removed, and lo ! the form of a human
being in his death struggle perfectly pre
served 1 Buried in the lava that harden
ed about him, his body had crumbled to
dust and left this wonderful mould.
Several bodies have thus beep re-producs
ed one of them with the features per
fectly preserved, so that there is still
some expression in the face. Some parts
of the skeleton are imbedded in the plas
ters ; and two female bodies found lying
near each other are called mother and
dauthgter. There is uotbing at Pompeii
information of the singular disappearance
from Warm Springs, of Mr L 8 Ayers. a
m fa . . a
younjr man whom be tad traveling lor
bim selling sewfng machines. Saturday
night 9th instant, Ayers left Wsrm Springs
Hotel, and crossed the nver to a Mr I ur-
ner s with whom be sat until about 9 o
clock. lie then rot un and started buck
quent to the beginning of the discussion, to the hotel, and proceeded about two
the Legislsture re assembled and the Com- thirds across the bridge, when two pistol
miwee assemoieo, wun us inviiea guest. iUoU were heard. As uo one suspected
Legislators were there from every part of
the state; members of the Committee were
there from every part of the State; gen
tlemen of the press were there from every
part of the state, and other invited guest
were there from evrry pai t of the State.
And after two days solemn, earnest, de-
wrong, it did not occur to Mr Turner to
enquire abont it, but as Ayers was strange
ly missing up to monday, enquiry was
made, snd these circumstances were
brought out. There are other very sin
gular aud strong circumstances pointing
to one Sunderland, who worked with Mr
liberation, the Committee declared in favor Turner, as having done away with Mr.
ot the call of a Convention ! Ayers. Sunderland unexpectedly left the
in .i s .a I . r . a a
oouiu anything oe more intelligently Warm Springs on tbe Wednesday follow
done, more deliberately doue t Have we I jng, passed through Asheville going South
not the right then to say we think it is His conduct just prior to leaving Warm
now the duty of every true member of the Springs, aud while hero at the Central
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party to cease opposition to tbe call
Convention T - Journal.
hand, with which he had struck Chauvet,
who had attempted to make too free with
her. He ordered them to tie her. hand
been criminals. In one single generation ; mud foot, convey her ou board of the Yen
of her unhappy lino there were twenty seance and nlace her in his cabin. She
children ; of these, three died in infancy, ! fought the men and did all she could to more touching than the despair depicted
and seventeen survivca to maturity, ui jump overboard. Callistre says she died " tue auiiuae or tuis group.
the seventeen, nine served in the Slate j a f .w days after their arrival in Galveston.
Prison for high crimes an aggregate term gue wa8 a very handsome woman and tbe
of fifty years, while the others were fre- daughter of a distinguished American.
quent inmates of jails and penitentiaries ' uer dothing, which was of the finest ma
and alms-houses I j terial, was marked "T. A." and she had a
Of the 900 descendants, through six ! locket containing the portrait of a beauti-
generaiions. Irom tuis unnappy gin wuo ftti boy. On the locket were tbe words
and abau-: T0 mv wife Theodosia." She was bur-
doned in her childhood, a great number jed on the island, a few hundred yards to
have been idiots, imbeciles, drnukardsathe east of old fort on ihe point. It was
lunatics, paupers, prostitutes ; but 200 of whisnerod anions the men that Chauvet
The Vicksbukg Usurp ation.
Grant has removed the Sheriff of Vicks
burg. Capt. Head, of the Third Infantry,
did it. On this the Herald remarks :
"Only in the case of tbe militia of Mis
sissippi failing to carry out the law of the
State should the Federal authority be
exerted ; but Governor Ames did nothing
The London "Times" on the Peace qj
toDOS. Januarv 18 The 'limes, in
editorial, savs: "In the doom aar-
a ' SB 1 U
' " " an me men tuat are aim-
k iwprvna... . . a
o ."uy. ore arm nir in AM mw
aurruuoaiQg nilmni inrliiHintr t in heat
irt of ihe world, rmnnt ,ik..u;..
. a m e .
: ra omen t art . i ;r.rt.w.n un irimfl
t ci ill wurviiro nr nnarii vh i ri'ii ia i iiiii . i v iui ai vv - -
away, (iermany recoirniiea the stern child has thus transmitted;
"V "n sne won hv arms ahA
only hold bv
a . . f f it n iiiiv aiuio
re in her hsnda. TK t; e.
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rr-"'J vnnoi raisu a third
od her hopes arc iu her navy.
aud the courts did nothing. 1 he intcr-
the more vigorous are on record as crimi-; i,ad killed her because she would not yield ferenee h poetically but tbe continuation
,,! This nee ccted little child has thus kia wi-l.. Oil iatre is erv old now. OI in uouibwimi uh.c, uu w... 0u,c.t
He was the best gunner and oarsman
Lafi'te and Chauvet ever had. He was
cost the County authorities, in the effect
she has transmitted, hundreds of thousands
of dollars iu the expense and care of crim
inals and paupers, besides the untold j
damages she baa inflicted on properly
U When we think of
the multitude of wretched beings she has ton father thought he heard his daughter
n.m,, ihr, p.aim.1 of the sutterinff. de.r. exclaim ine oiuer evening b uu w icau
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"0, your nose is ss cold as ice," a Bos-
she has caused to thousands
families and tbe loss to the
wa can all feeblv appreciate
tauce to the public ot the eare and educe
tion of a single pauper ctuia.
of the evil
he condemned bv the country. It tends
rather to destroy than to uphold the sov
ereignty of the State, and will throw new
discredit upon the National Administra
tion. In his message the President said,
in reference to Louisiana. 'I can conceive
of no ease not involving rebellion or in
surrection where such interference by
authority of the geueral government ought
ine? iu the next room. He walked in for
an explanation, but the young fellow was to be permitted or can be iuslfied.'
at one end of the sofa and the girl there rebellion or insurrection in Vicks-
at the other, while both looked so inno- burg yesterday f We know of none, un-
eent and unconscious that tbe old gentle- less it was rebellion against tbe Consti-
man concluded his ears deceived him, and tution by tbe President oi the United
so retired from the scene without a word. States himself.
An extraordinary account has appeared
r rench aci icultural journal to the
effect that straw forma au admirable light
ning Conductor. It bas been observed
that straw bad the property of dischar
ging Ley den jars without spark or ex, lo-.
sion, and some one in tbe neighborhood
of Tarbes had the idea of constructing
straw lightning conductors, which were
formed by fastening a wist or rope of
straw to a dead stick by means of brass
wire, and capping the conductor with a
brass point. It is asserted that the expe
riment has been tried ou a large scale
around Tarbes, eighteen communes havs
iog been provided with such straw con
ductors, only one being erected tor every
six arped ts, or 750 acres, and that the
whole neighborhood had been preserved
from the effects, not only of lightning , hut
of hsil also. Tbe statement comes from
a respectable source.
Whose Boy is That? He may be seen
any day, in any part of tbe village ; be never
makes room for you on the sidewalk, looks
at yon saucily, and swears smartly if asked
anything ; he is very impudent, and often
vulgar to ladies who pass; he delights in
frightening aud sometimes does serious in
jury to little boys and girls; be lounges at
the street corners, and is the first arrival at
a dog fight or any other sport or scrape; be
crowds into tbe post-ufBee in the evening.
! and multiplies himself and bis antics at such
a rate that people having legitimate business
are crowded out ; be thinks himself very
sharp; he is certainly very noisy; be can
smoke and chew tobacco now and then, and
rip out an oath most any time. We ask
whose boy he is. Mother, is he yours ?
We think he is, for there are many good
qualities in tbe lad, and we do not think that
1 you know what be does on tbe street. Look
' after him, mother; keep him more at home.
Train him, and you will have a son to be
Hotel ; was very mysterious, and taking
all together provokes strong suspicions
Ayers was a young man, of good habits,
from Wythevillc, Va. Had Captain
Robertson's herse, which is still left at
The Way He Grew to Be Fa-
U. P. Lewis is the wag of the Detroit
Free Press. During the past three years be
bas writteu some of the finest touches of
sentiment and human nature in his police
court proceedings that have rer appeared
in the United State. Unlike Bailey, he
did not inherit his wit ; Unlike Mark Twain
it did not eons to bim through associations
The truth ia it was blown into him. He
waa au ordinary topid country printer, a
bout Ann Arbor and Lansing, Mich, until
he took it into his head to sro on "a tramp."
After footing it to Louisville, he engaged to
work his passage on a steamer to New Or
leans. Tbe first day out the steamer ble
op. Lewis, one of the .victims, waa sadly
searred aud crippled, but as soon as be got
able to write be sent ao account of his ex
perienee aud sensation ip being blown op to
the Detroit Free Press, whieh at once estab
lished his reputation as a versatile genius
On bis return home the Free Press took him
on its columns as items man. Tbe leading
editor said the other day that he had to
watch him like a hawk, for about half tb
time, like old Milton, he clings lovingly to
the flattest emanations of his brain. Lewis
writes a good deal for tbe Eastern weeklies.
over the signature of "M. .Quad" ' a
burgeofs em quad," he says, "aa it is worth
less in a pnotiug "the-, except in its own
line it won't justify with any other type
Lewis will last some time.
Dismissed thb Snavioa. P
General Jewell a law days ago
with the services of 21 Special Nail
and among tbe number U. Clay Be
Fauquier, and R. D. Beck ley. of
It is reported on the streets of V
that a strong effort was made by tbe
cats to have Beck lev reinstated on the
that be was the only colored man ia
branch of the public eerviee, and that
master lienors! naweJl answered
had "no more use for a negro in that
thsn tbe devil has for gunpowder in
n arrenum Index.
Aa exchange thus speaks ia the
constitutional liberty: Phil. Sheridan Is
the only man in Christendom we would be
delighted to skin. Not that we would have
any special ase for his greasy hide, bet only
for fun ; just out of idle cariosity to see hear
he would enjoy the thing as a Isretaetc of
what inevitably awaits him with hoagry faun
as his final dooca.
A Theological Stcuext Expelled.
Charles Eastman has been ausJUd
from the Bangor Me., Theological Semi
nary for purchasing boohs at Boston on
eredir. and then sellinr ibem to bis
students snd pocketing the
after making about $J00. Since bis ex
pulsion it ban turned out that be has ser
ved a term in the penitentiary, snd was
for a time notorious at Lewiston as a wife
beater, his wife being forced by his creel-.
ty to leave bias, lie has often displayed
his extraordinary cheek by visiting the
jail to pray with tbe prisoners and urge
tnem to taaa mm tor an example.
watch stops I shall die." It had
running a long time, and Stiebmsm
very particular abont wind ing it
ly. The idea that his life bad
a mtm M St a
subordinated to tbe walen grew st
One day lately the watch showed
of irregularity. It ran first too fast:
then too slow, Suebmann become
ill. He did not send for a doctor, hot
for a watchmaker to see what eonld he
done for the watch. The watchmaker
knew nothing about that particular watch,
and could not preacribo for it. The
watched stopped, and sure enough SUeb-
maun waa a eau.
General Sheridan appears to pay
little regard to truth as he does to the
Constitution, and to know no more of the
aae than he does of tbe other, or of civil
government. It now appears that it was
true that he told people in New Orleans,
on his snivel there, that he was on his
way to Havana, and that he merely took
New Orleans oo his route, without inten
ding to stop. And all the while, he had
his instructions in bis pocket ! It Is se
much of a marvel that the brutal and bar
barous dispatches of such an officer should
be contradicted by the united tesimouy of
all the people of New Orleans, including
nil the clergy ! Hartford 1 rate.
Paradoxes. Govs. Tildea and Lee
lie, of New York and Kentucky, are
catching it from tbe critics. The sorsaer,
in his message, spoke of "the serial bar
barism of an uninhabited wilderness," and
the latter, in bis his State paper, gravely
alludes to a "female colored girl." These
I solecism are compared to "Gen. Taylavs
' I famous sentence : "We are at peace with
av I , , . m )--.. 4
K , tw. Irt mmw Ar I H n I mil f 1 kS Vaaatl ft a W9m mm
1 itvj w uvit, nviiu mi va savaa vuv wa sjassssBBsa
hr the war, speaking of Gen. Taykrr
reminds us of perhaps the beet amssnsssK
retort oa record. It seesae that Gee.
Wise and a friend were eaavaaesag Vir
ginia, the friend for and the Govarwar
against Taylor. The Governor cooteaapt
ously alluded to old Zach, end frequently
called him "Old Irneeanee," wtssee
speeches were written by his soo-ia law.
Bliss. When tbe Gov's, opponent caato
to his turn, be simply retorted : "When
lenoraoce is bliss, 'tis follf to be
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