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iiL u. .the woi Id ii left alone -
ili b.fHtrMtl all li1 -Vl "r ranh? nV
(Tliere-ate notic inai ujr milium w it-,
f :--':- : Si r ' X-Ys-ytihw
Ca my haste (I hope 'tu not true), '
fjve mistaken Hieiiexce wnhT; ,
f tliati lw the case, let inei'ay t yin
iite notic inai ihiu i w icu.
cr, long 1 i ve ( he 'cl nV at old China Grove,
It taml.H lV it creel i
i)v lean' for support
on love's lrit lie reed.
1avl Jonks, Ju.
mi 1 1 mii1 hi nyMqaiwi1 '
! v -My, Uncle George..
' : 1 v -i '
I gupjioseyou ponder Qiv'i wll
it is rhave never
dj and -iiiost probably rejoiced lor, at
ijv dcatb, you know, the old place
nil eomd toywi, it canic to me,
YtfJ from debt orj incuniberancc. I
ujppoie you have attributed my con-
irnied ra htlihood to some tlisap-
pointmeut, in love in early life, eh ? .
Ah, Nvtli: TU tell you the whole
ktory, .it may serve a waning- to
ioii,:! was going to aay, only.1 do not
Y. - :Y ; .i : i...7. iju:.:.-
CUCVe in one man s e.yjjei leiivi: uciug
faf anv nlse to another. And
f ' Y U -T r I:-
kaniingbal: ! j they never serve.
u't I a in in a .retr-o.spcctve i ihood to
iiht ;s if jy oii esre to hear tlie story,
ou shalt" " M ' '
My Uiiele George and I were ijtiiy
ng iiplit :fiar lingua smalli 'fishing-place:
)t'his in J.lc liigJilaiuis, to which c
ewirted;;! regti'hTrly twice a year - IV-r
ibout a fortnight, : n pursuit of sal
ndii. I had j lost my fat her when J
,vas.)Ut! yiius old, and si nee that
iriic his brothbr, mv Uncle George,
iad beenmy father in iill bi; the name.
Indeed,, j think' we were fonder ol
pucu outer t nan latneri ana eons usual
ly spre 'in jthesedaysL . ' , ,
It has always been a wonder to me,
ind every 'one-else, that Uncle trcorge
jad never married. j 8ome people de
ilaretl th it .he-'had beeu lnpelessly
ovewith he leaUtiful Duchess de-1--y.
nd tliaf it vas-for her sake, lie had re-
named k jigle : others hi nteil. at some
f: " ' I- f x . -r ' . r,.. . ' -.
intauglnneht.fAv.hile some, maintain
kI boldly that Sir George Wyville
was nianledand that I, his nephew
heir i)rcsltinive in the eves of the
yoj-ld, sjcuild look very foolish some
ja ou the baronetcyv and . Wy ville
Caltla, bjingv clainied4)y the son of
if une7os old o liege bed maker.
JJut lpfall these stories I JijrnciJ a
leaf car." I knew enough of Uncle
b)?orge (i ieel sure that there was not
shadow of truth iu all of thcmMv
incle oilen spoke
of the Duchess
-j&as rone of the
jc as; what si
lamlspnist woiuil and most finished
JJajuetteslonicr day. But I lelt ccr-
ain.that Jie had never cared for her;
ewquld not Iiave talked so much
bout her if he had. And as to an cn
anglenie(it or a secret tnarriage, why,
J kinew afl my tiiiolpig afiatrsas well
s i kewjihose QfOiarlie Haynsford,
jy bosom friend and brother officer
f hl had been gajtcttcd as ensign and
f utenan& in thc Fifth Foot Guards
Jie same: day as myself, about two
JJmifs btbrp, ! Koj -vrhatcvpr reasoji
jiile, itjwas pu tliat he. had carefu)
t" guarded from tlie whole -'world. I
nas gladlthat I was going to hear it
lflast. J - ;
1 I lit niy pipe, about the coloring cf
fhfchj kairso anxious,, and draw
p 2 y charr hearer to the jjrcjj pre
aredio ibten in comfort.
1 "I was about tfiirleen. George when
t Mat taw iora iiryue. l was ai
t6Xihfn,ahd.sIr was a flower, girl
Mhe strj?etsi off Windsor. Therst
ay I ever saw lieri-I remcmbcrjtas
(jjt werejesterrlay - it waa
fterly cold March jaftcrnooii; and she
rtanding outside the then pqly ho
el in the placcy selling violets To
Jus hourfl cannot stand seeing a girl
J I the mpney L-t had in my pocket,
Ttle 0)M wouW fpyl like fthftliiiR a tear,
la tl lnni UiUH iliwu intii gvitf;
,j W ftaiV tliti cn'udil if of KH'rw dear,.
.: . t t - - ; I
Wi, 1 wiu t if you jieep Kemng wnucrj
f liwnt&iife" wop than liii witf say,
(n a laud 1b.;? tlie grapes grow wiliigli,
f u'iHoll fix that va iassTnj;that way
CSould'nt get them, They 'i sourMli tlid
tempting to describe her AH dc-
serjptiyos of eal beauty are futile, j
bhe was thesimplicf, the loyliest child; j Vl left a card for tny. uncle in Gros
as she was afterwards the lovliest avo- fvenpr square, a dayi or two after I
man, I ever beheld. Day after day I : returned home at an hour when I
tiseil o see heiy I jcpntrivetl to meet knew siie would be out ; and I di
her q jictly Ij ilidlall I could for her, ' clined, on the plea of a prior engage
and It went to my heart to fed jthat I j raent, an invitalioo that I j received
could! do so little. ;ll used to give her ;t iue with them the fblloVinseyen-
it wjas of no use giv-
ing, for her motheritook it away again
directly, and pawned it. to buy gin.
"I need scarcely tell you that Nora
was no common beggar-girl. f Her fa
ther had been a y!j-XQ, 'W.qrkman
and during his
lifetime she had been
to school, and
had! learned how to
reau and write:: out alter nis death
they had been1 red'ue,J Jq beggary)
through her mother's fatal propensity
for drink. For nearly two years ?.f
my life I spei:cvry filling I could
spare upon that child, and J loveil
her as I ha ve j, eev loved any other
human being. And what is' more, I
kept -my boyish . love a. secret from
everyone no easy: matte, as you
may imagine, j 1
"W! e;i I was fifteen I had a bad
attack wf typhus fever. I was paying
at Wy ville at the time of the summer
vacation witlfmy uncle. Sir Rupert.
He had a perfect hprror of sickness,
and of fevers especially ; and directly
I was taken Jj hp left the hou;e to
pay a visit to some friend near Wind
sor. He promised ine that wiin the
school .met again he! would ridertvcr.
and glyp the fellows at my house the
latest accounts of me.
'I did not relurilo Eaton till af
fer the Christmas holidays, and Nora
was gone where I icon Id (not learn.
In vain I made inquiries of different
people in the town vho knew the girl
by -sight. All I could leanwas that
neither she nor her mother had been
seeii'sinee the beginning of Septem
ber. I .was nearly frantic with anx
iety. I give you mjy vofd, fieorg?,
that never ljt;t pnecjagain. in my lite
have I felt anv'ihiug like the utter
grief and desolation of that time,
when. I thought of Nora, with her ex
traordinary beauty, ! thrown upon the
widp j-orld yj;)i no- tlher protection
than that drunken pld mpther.
"Well, time passed )n, and when I
was eighteen I j let j JSaton and went
into the Guards. Aly mother took a
house on Hartford stpct, and I lived
with her. J went! everywhere, and
was made mucji of. t I was heir to
Wyville Castle! and! fifteen thousand a
year tp s:jy nothing of the baronetcy;
and I cpuld have married as my
Uncle and mother it3 always telling
me-almost anybody I cljoose. But
I did 4iot choose. Strange as it mav-
appear, I never met a girl L43011I1I care
tor never met4anyj one who could
make me forget for one moment my
childish love. ' J grew Hired of .every
thing sooner than niosi men, and at
twenty,having obtained several mouths
leave of absence, I. startpt for a tour
in the Kast with ty old friendVBayns
ford, who was then (lptain Fellowes.
Wo were nt Smyrna 1 1 received a letter
from rqy mother, telling me that . my
uncle was gqiq tQ pe married. As I
had been taught Ironi childhood to
heir, yon may
YjUttf filings tf
fancy, George yitl
disgust I Tcceiyed
My mother xyrot a very illegible
ham, am moreoyerj always crossed
her jages, consequently deciphering
her letter was no easy task. coulj
not rjiakejout tlte name of my uncled
fianocp, although Fellowes and I sat
hip half the nig
it trying to discover
it. My mother;
sajd ISir Rupert had
met her in Parjs, and I thought the
word we could not j decipher looked
like a French tiamel
'London wiM no jdace for me now,
I jdecided, and determined to leave
the Guards and exchange into 6ome
regiment going to Canada-a country
I was particularly! anxious to see.
We limrei cd a irood dettl of the time
on our way home, ahdiwere. a great
parpf our time in ont-qf-thq-Way
places where we saw 1nonewgpanep3.
JThqs I missed reading theanuoqeement
of my qnple'sjnarriage. When arriv-t
ed in town I ; heard j nothing btit the
extraortlipjary beauty of LadyWy yiUp
and many were th warnings rctr
ccived h:lf in jest half in earnest
not to fall in love with my aunt.
It was verv odd. but I felt no curi-
osity tosca'Ucr.j Ou tho coutrarv,
.the idea of making her acquaintance
was rather repugnant to me. :
."A few mghts afterwards there was
a large b'aj.l given at the Russian Em
bassy. I heard; cj.irc.ctly . entered
tho house, mt tay uncle and his bride
was there; but there was j a great
rav, ud I never caught jngUt of
tiicrii. Towards the end of the even
Just as I was going away, the
Puehcss dc ' came tip to me in the
conservatory, and told me that my
uncle and auut wre just then on the
staircase. " , '
"You must come and see her, George,'
she said to me ; 'she is perfectly beau
tiful "I made sorn commonplace reply
such as that it was only very pretty
women who ever admitted beauty in
others; anij then, with the little duch
ess ou my arm, I weut to greet my un
cle and hjjs bride.
"She was dressed ail in white nt
the faintest trace of color about her
and her lovely face tunielas white as
her bridal wreath, a3 jrepjime face to
face with me. It was Nora Nora
whom I had last seen in rags, bare
footed, asking alms from the passer
by, and now met again thus at an
ambassador's ball, and talking to a
foreign prince ! x
"Mv uncle introduced me to his
bride, and I made a profound bow,
and w;tjj ff face "as white as her own
congratulated her on her marriage,
and expressed the gratification ITolt
in making her acquaintance.
"She gave me such a look, poor girl?
I knew then that she had never for
gottou me. I passed, on with the
duchess juto the ball-room, and I felt
rather than saw that Nora turned to
look after us
"Js she not Ujautifuj?" my com
panion asked me with levity i 'Ah"; I
was right, I could see you were des
perately aj)rig. with her. What is it
you ngHsh call ijt? Ive ap first
sight. Take my ad viee, ton ami, and
do not sec tpo much of your lovely
"I shall follow your advice I said;
I mean to see as little of her as possi
''Something in my yoice madp my
companion glance up ; and then, with
true tact and good breeding, she has
tened to change the subject. She was
a kind hearted little woman, in spite
of he'i trifling language. I knew that
never again to me or any living being
lid she recur to what she had ljoticed
more than she chose to sav I felt ccr
'I never saw Nora again so as to
speak to her during uncle's, lifetime.
I exphanged at once fnto a pegimert
umpr orders for Canada, TMleFQ I re
mained three years, ijijtjl the death of
Sir Rupert recalled me to England.
Nora had no children, sq I was now
Sir George Wyville. JSha might as I
well have waited for m,e I thought
bitterlv. I met her oiiee at our soli
citor's upon business, just after my re
turn home, and that was the las time
I ever saw her in the world. She lived
entirely iu London, doing an immense
deal of good, believe, anjong the
Irish poor. But her career f useful
ness was a short one. She only sur
vived Sir Rupert four years. To nig
she died the hour when she became his
wife. She wrote to me once after she
became a. widqwy felling me all the
circumstances qf he marriage liow
that Sir Rupert had rescued her from
a lift of beggary tu the streets, and
sent her to schoql for fotir years, and
that then she had fel t . hers.el f bound
in honor and gratitude to marry him.
Y. 'She concluded her Jetter by ure?r
slug a hope that we might still , lie
friends, l Friends I I had no niore
friendship to offr lier than I hail
Ioye to offer any woma,n and my uq
cle's widow was sacred in my eyes. -
'.'I never saw Nora agin.
i'l bplieve the world talked a good
deql about my strange cqnduct o
varils my aunt, and pronounced it to
be 'very bad taste now tlit I lad
come intq the title and estate Qnly
the Duchess de , gave, mc credit
SALISBURY. S?, C.y FEBRUARY 6. 1870,
for. having some good reason for thus
avoiding Lady : Wyville. , t
VTherie, George, you know now the
story of tny life why I have remain
ed a bachelor all my days. I was not
aware that there is any particular
moral to be, eledtjeed f;dni ray tale, un
less it isOqly to fall inwove iu rour
py 0 ran k of 1 ife , a piece of 1 ad vice
ihat was! very frequently; given to. me
when I was young. 1 hope-you will
it better than have done.
Boiled Cracked WiiEAt is an un
surpassed llreajkst dish, j if rigidly
cooked, (Everything depends ujon
that. It is mOre'economicaV for farm-
era to use their own wheat than to
Duy tne preparea article, .uer the
wheat is cleaned and dried, it may bo
coarsely ground in a coflee-inill. Tliis
also & made like a "mush' butfhould
be cooked carefully as corn mush
froiu two to .four hours. It requires
frequent i tirring to be kept from burn
ing. When 4one, 11 a dozew or
less tea(VWf$ rather more (Lban hflf
full ofMlie 'jro'usli;M let stand until
cold ; turn out of the mold.-, careful
ly, into the dessert plates, or arrange
all on a platter, which may be placed
on the table,' and served from that as
desired. Eat with a sauce of sugar
and cream, j Delicious! Of course, all
mushes require a seasoning of salt,
while being cooked. Wheafj so pre
pared, forms .also a nice dessert for
dinner. A slice of jelly, served with
it, adds td itS-delieaey for me pal
Short Stofici for " Tribune" Headers.
N'cw York World. ;
whlo had'. gone out lulling
yeral splendid bass, which
tjy thri'W back nto the
river. Being remoustraied : with for
reiitly foolish act he re
take no interest in bass, I
came of it
jlo catch catfish and when I
br catfish I waut catfish."
A hunter, after
long following . a
grizzly bear in the direction of its den,
suddenly iibandoued his pursuit, and
when questioned a to his motive for
doing so, jbaid that the trail was get-
ting "too ires
A Frepchman who had
India being; interrogated as
pleasures jot the chase replied : "Oh,
ze tigaire-jhunting zat is a sport mag
nifique wfiere ze Frenchman hunt z
tigaire, but yhen zc tigairc huut ze
Frenchman -parbUu, zat is quite
anozzcr zing J
Old Hpwe the Wisconsin Radipal
Senator, vvhojis eternally hating aiid
howling at the South, will soon go
into that pbsfurity he so richly mer
its. His successor, Matt, Carpenter,
is as brilliant; as-Howe isdull. He re?
cently arr ived in Washington and was
rcceivel with a display of electric
lights, cannon firing, speech making,
&c. Carpenter recently spoke jn con
?cilitary terms, but thej he is. fq?
The Next Great Issue.
The cJrrelicy question and other
issues m'aji come up in Qt but un
questionably, if t hp signs of the times
are correct,, the great issue of the next
Presidential campaign, and not of that
only but of the next decade perhaps
in our political historyjwin be the
one of the rights, of the
he idea of central ism.-
The Legislature qf Ionisiar,a. has
called a cJnyqtitiqn. to trame a new
ConstitqtjdpljfW; tlmt S'tatiej Dele
gates are jtp -be chosen arch 18th,
and the convention is to meet in New
Orleans April 21st.
CcRipsiTr. iR. p. Moscley of Brown
Warehouse,! exhibited some beautiful sp
cinieus of f'picinre! rock" to us ' on Satur
day last, j The! impressions on the surface
of the stone represent landscapes, and a
nioug the b nnber as yet unearthed was
fonnd a beautiful view of Niagara Falls.
These pictures are supposed t hare beea
reflected on therclonds and, then photo
graphed vu he'rock by crude chemicals iti
he quarry; rom which the stones werita-
j;? n. The sur&ice on wlnclf the photo
graph appears! Is smooth and hard and the
p'pfirc indoUble.-ZUob's specimens were
sent to him jfrotn llandolph Connty, near
New Market, where a large qtiarty of the
rock has ben ii3covered. Ou the surface
of each straia are found different view,
well execute and
retty to look upon.
1 i i T: ": ,rt i - : . ... . ! - !- 1- - - I '? - 4 . - J - i S I . - ' :-J 1 J1.fi ! i .1 ;
QXE-IIALF TO THE INFORM AKT.
tn view of tho interest taken in reraovr
ing th 40 lashes save ?ne for petty of
fences, lake from the Charlottesville
Chronicle the follpwing amusing story of
how it was administered in Virginia in
the good old times : i . ' j
fin coliinialHmeswhen.Col. Ardribald
Cip-y was a magistrate, living at Will wms
burg, a man who was mnch disliked by
his neighbors, on account of his viudict
iveness and general meaness, came befqro
the old Colonel, aud iiUbrmed (him that
his neighbor", John Urowii, had violated
the Game law by kiljug a.4eer befor,elie
1st of September Now; al though Brown
was a good, honest, poor wan, ituucli es.
tecmed by his acquaintances, Esquire Ca
rySWaa boaji4 tif issue a warrant for his
arrest, and when Brown appeavetl liefore
hiin he confessed that he had tilled the
deer, knowing at the time that he wan vi
olating the law ; but that his wife had a
great hmjriug for venison, and knowing
that deer daily freqatnted his rn field,
she gave him no peace. He hall begged
her to wait tt little ytJu, till the 1st of
September, but she vowed h could not
wait. So he killed the deer, j The old
3Iagistrate, seeming 4lt of compassion,
saw! : j
'Brown, the law is explicit ;: you will
have to pay the fine, which is &
Lord bless year heart, Col. Cary said
Brown, all I have on earth would not
sell for5. j
'Well, then said the Justice turning
to the law and reading, without paying
strict attention to punctuation or the ex
act petition of the word, 'Whoever shall
lie guilty of shooting, snaring, trapping,
or in any way killing a deer within this,
his; Majesty's Colony of Virginia,- at any
time betweeu the 1st of May aud the 1st
of fceptemlKT, shall pay h fine of jC5, and
if he is unable to do this, tho punishment
shall be awarded of 39 lashes on the bare
back, reij laid on, one-half to be given to
the informant, and the other thalf to the
Kiug.' 'Mr. Constable,' said his Honor,
'as: we are enjoined to do justice and love
aiercy, aud where an odd amount, which
is not capable of an equal division is to
be divided between a rich aud a poor man
I always give the poor man tlie larger
share; you will, therefore, give the. infor
mant in this case the 20 lashes, and when
ever you catch his Majesty, the jKing, in
thin colony, yeu wiil then give j him the
19.? So the majesty of the law Was main
tained, niuch to the satisfaction of alj
who knew the odious informant.!"
ANOTHER DEADLY HABIT
From tlie N. Y. "TrllKine.
A dangerous method of asfug itiorphine
to produce pleasurable sensations is be
lieved by physiciaes in this city to be a
growing vice. Morphiue piie of the
principle constituents of opinni, and has
the efM'ectqf relieving paiu and preventing
sleeplessness. It has been found, how
ever, that frequent internal doses, of the
drug had an injurious effect on the intes
tinal canal and gradually underlined the
system. Of late years physichlu have
nearly a, bant oued the practice of admin
istering morphine by internal doses, and
have adopted, instead, the use of a needle
pointed syringe, by. which smalt doses of
the ilrngg are injected under thp skin.
The effect of the drug administered ki this
way is much quicker and smaller doses
are required. Tito use of the morphia bjit
inge was confined to niieal experts for
a time, as it was believed to be 'attended
with unusual dangers in unskillful hands.
Jt has bccoiue a oratico with sbiue phy
sicians, however, fo tcac their; patients
bow tq administer merphianjectious, and
ft is not surprising that many pfrsons
who have exerinced , the delightful ef
fects of the drug iu time ef sickuess,
Khould use the instrument to bauisk im
aginary suffering, ijeverl proinjneijt
physicians of thia cjty were visited by a
Tribune reporter recently, and their state?
inents showed that the vicious habit is
spreading to an alarmiug extent.
A strong opposition to tlje, frequent use
of the njorphia syringe Ayas expressed by
I)r. Jared Linsly. '.'It is aq instrument
of death," he said, in the hands of auy
person except a skillful and cautious phy
sician. " If the use of the instrument is
ever justified, it is in cases wheje iinnn
diate relief must be given to excruciating
pain. Whenever morphine can! be given
iu internal doses, I believe it should1 be
administered iu that way. A dpse of the
drug injected under the skin is taken; up
by the blood, carried to the heart and dist
seininated through the system with great
rapidity. The effect on the vital organs.
is all the more hurtful because of it sud
denness, aud because the imparities of
the drug are conveyed directly iqto the
blood. It is not surprisiqj that iqany
deaths have resulted directly from the
mode of adninisteriqg auaUhetics, It is, a
crime for a physician to teach the use of
such an instrument to his patents. The
practice is sending .hundrei of persons to
the inebriate asylum aql Ailing thpq
sands of homes with misery."
; A smile costs the giver nothing, yet it
is beyond price to tho errisig and repent
ant, the sad and cheerless, the lost and
forsaken. - It disarms malice, I subdues
temper, turns, enmity t6 love, revenge to
kindness, and pares the darkest paths
with gems of sunlight.
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SOMETHING OF A VILLAGE.
.London Is the greatest city the world
ever saw. i It is the heart of the Britisl
Empire and the world" It covers within
the fifteen uriles' radius of Charing Cross'
nearly seven hundred square milcs. It
nnrpbers witliin these iwuhdarics 4,000,
"00 inhabitants. - It comprises 100J
foreigners from every quarter of the globe,
Jt contains jojore Roman Catholics tlnin'
Romejtself ; mure Jews than the whole!
Af Palestine; more Irish than Dublin ;!
W.UI1B,en llvm Canliff. and -3
itjry-bom persons than the counties of Dc-1
von, Warwickshire and Durham combin-1
ed Has a birth every five minutes. lias!
- sery dgni. raianres. lias-
seven ncciUtnts every day in its 7.000
ty-eight mUes of new streets openetl and
9,000 joew houses built in it every year.
Has 128 tenons every day and 45,000 ad
ded te its population every year; has 1,-
t)0Q ships and 9,000 eajlorsfu iu port ev-l
ery day ? has 117,WQ habitual criminals
on it. police renter, reaajag n vl
eroge of d0,Q00 icr annum ; has more than
one-third of all the crime in the country
committed iu it; has as many beer shops?
and gin palaces a, w,uld, it placed aide!
i . -T i 4 . i "
by side, stretch from Charing Cross to
Pefmnh. .1f.. r
s 1. . rVvT 7 1 a 7A
miles; has 38,000 drunkards annually!
T ' w"u" ,uw qccu-j
aries ; has nu nfjutnee with all parts of
the world represented by the yearly de-i
livery iu it of 238,000,000 of letters.
A Ij1 Young 21a n.
The career of a yeimg man who has just!
come to grief in St. Louis affords a pretty
fait illustration ef the shame to which ri
VT V"". U ; assoc.auons
n.. ui.u . a lit- pulp , question
wu the son of a well-to-do merchant, and I
some time ago, having manifested a de
tire to reform, was made his father's con-
fcuentml clerk. The moiueut, however,
he received this mark of confidence, he
deliberately instituted a system of false
entries in the books, and in the course of
a few mouths embezzled nearly $10,000,
wlqch he spenf ;n gambling, wine and
dissolute company. When the day of
reckoning came so niuch incensed wasMiis !
father that he disowned the boy and threw
his trunk out after him into the street, A
few days later the son returned home
surreptitiously to get some uioupy from
bis mother, and while there his father, as
he was entering the house fell and broke
a limb, which necessitated his retiring to
bed and sending for a physician. Jn the
confusion he left his coat, in a pocket
of which was $2,000 in cash, in an adjoin
ing room, and his ungrateful son took the
opportunity to steal it. That sanje ngbl:
je was rpbbpd pf every cent in a Jew re-
sort, during a drunken spree,
H is nnw
in charge of the police antljorjties, wjtji
plenty pf leisure- for rejentancc.
Tiik Bkidk Axd Her Dowjv. A cler
gyman was sent for to visit a girl who was
seriously ill. The illness proved fatal, and
tho mother was left bereaved for her child
as well as husband. A few days after her
child's funeral the widow called and re
quested tasce the clergyman. She put into
his hand a small packet, containing money
whjch she begged he would give to some
society which was sending the Uoel to
the heat heu world. He openel the parcel
and to hjs anjaement counted out twenty
dollars. He remonstrated with the widow,
told her that gaining her precarious livpig
as a laundress, she surely ought not to
give so large a sum. With firmness sh,e
urged him to tike it, and then said, ?!How
I come to have this large sum is just this;
When my child was born I thought, 'She'll
live to get married sonic of these days,
aud I thought I would begin to put by a
little sum to be a store for her then, and
I began that day with sixpence. You
know what happened last week. Well, I
thought to myself, The Heavenly Bride?
irrnnni lina pnmp ;iii1 I lit a ;illjl llr
home to be His bride; and as He has taken
the bride it is only rigt He should have
AX ODTUAOEOCSI.Y Pf Eftl. Electiox
'Mr. L CNurtltrajv Urted States dis
trict attorney ffr South Carolina, in a letter
Wm Prnoalr lnitd Rt at pa niirvi nf of
Aldwrvilleeonntv. asked him to furnish "ras -
tnrial iMtimniir. such ucin be used in court.
nnn-rnin t he conduct of the recent con-
-eat . .
Btt.hfvmln inlmi.Utin or!
f.,tt,l th-reat. Mr. Prcsslcv. nnder date of
January 20, replie that he is a. Republican,
l;ut was never commwsion'dsgupervispr; that
there was no violence or intim'.ctipn at the
election, which was the quietest he ever saw,
and nobody tried to. stop 1pm or ask him
how he voted ; that there was no Republi
can ticket in the field,, and finally that all
the Republicans who voted cast their bal
lots fr the Democrat jc nominees. Alton
getter the state of aifrirs in Ablevillccoua-j
ty at the last election-appears to bave becti,
outrageously peaceful, and the Teller coiq-j
mitt co should investigate tnc matter.
... .-IU1 sg.or i puoi,cUhejr way throngh to victory. This Is,
worship; has CO miles of open shops eve- the)r opportunity and ifs wo know the
ry Irds day; has peed of 900 new ; meD of America i iUs one
churehes and 200 additional city mission- ... .: 11- , i ,i
Afcuama pays $3,000, Connecticut $ f
000, Iowa $3,000, Kanias 3,000, Maine
rons of Southern States, pays $4,m
wiui inree times the wealth au4.
popalation-ef North CoroTiua, pay but
v",v. Missouri, apuble as larirfi nn.l r.
?,GnWiY Ohio, with its thrcfr
"aa?er '"' Wpl W b1
34,000. New York, wortt!rwnrv thn I
I as pucn as orth Carolina, can afford to
payiu,ooo If North Carolina should
pay its Governor $3,000 and furnish iti
ft finmA if n.l1 -tJ-M-J rt . !
L - I . 1 Ji-w'vf T J"
llonett Young IU to ike Front. It .
saft to predict that we are now on tlie
very threshold of the moat prosporpns era
ne of progress in alljthearts, anorame4
HnM1inn in .11 t:! i 'i
X J Yfl
tini-nt. Vnv 1.1 i , .4
XT ux'S V j
eXnJ ho d upon
eTF thing, or have passed their day, aiHl '
W i. UA -Y
l " ?"w"" "" mav wcu oe lia: f
to itand aside and Dot ltruct tho a
tA ihn mnM, t.! il
tlr strength and glory of their manhood
not sutler to pass or escape them uniuj-i
proved. JiieJtmoHd State. fc
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Florida Election Cases. - ;
JjVcpoxviLLE, Jan. 22,-r-Tho jury in
the case of the Brevard county canvass
ing board, for.making false returns of tfio
lat e,,' elections brought in a
verdict of guilty ,with"a recommendation
of , the of shei jff
4lf tllft TUft
s- ; r-" -
county can f
vassing board and two inspectors of tlie
lat election from Alachua county were
arrested to-day on tHo charge ef violation
of eleptjun laws.
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GjMK L.vw8.-Protcct ing laws have beconie
a necessity since the, war" ip all tho Southern
Stales. Wbpn guns and fishiug tackle arc
in theliands of the indolent, the game in the
fields and streams is very near destruction.
Not only the men who catch and kill for the
purpose of shipping andi selling, but ruth-
sportsmen, who exercise no rational cont
trolover their pastimes, ought to be kept
within stringent limits. : Will our Legisla
ture give the subject grave considcrationft
IaU X Observer.
Npw Cotton Rui.k. It msy be of-intercst
to the cotton trade to know that anew rule
i; pendjng n New York! Cotton Exchange
1 which provides that six bands or ropes not
exceeding twelye pounds in tpe average shall
j be considered sufficient for each bale, ofcot-
1 toni Anvtljinjr above that .weicnt-is to lie-
removed before weighing, or a proper allow:
ancfe made for it. !
Concord Run : Thccottou factory in this
place, owned and run by the Odell- Ma4-
ufafctnring Company, is one of the-most
extensive establishments of the kjd in
thc State. A considerable quantity of
new machinery has been added recently,
and under the able management of the
Odells, the present capacity for turning
out; the various fabrics,1 is second to none
Wej doubt whether or not oar peoploul-
ly realize wha,t they have in tho posses?
siou, in their midst, of such a concern.
j 4 Valuable Officer. :
The lawyers are having a fine : timo
over Mnitii at, rorbes, store. A Mr.
stnolds, of Boston, took possession of
the store, as assignee, and constable Met
fyijfe, haying, a number of judgments
from other Northern creditors, acting nn?
tjevj legal advice, broke
oncHt the window
and walked in. There
was no brealch of
the; peace, though a large and carious,
crowd thronged the door at the time,-
FisUiug is tlje Jast resort f tho lazy
mau.. liie lcunienu orprc onjectsiq
stocking all ur streams vith freci fjsh
lietAuse the natural Southern ii.disposit
tioii to labor might be Increased by tbjifi
means, ana aaouqug n n ihocbu,
streams qur pppie migut pea so iu .con trive,
to labor and to save with a view to
l ltr "
It wou!4 be a queer
sight to, see the
cn tl per diem after having-retreiSch
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I jhelast of the ' Uiilegh Ohserreis raij-j
4 road articles states that of the 94 counties
J n tlie'State, 4J are tojday penetratrd by
railway lines, in operation,;
ft is learned that work, on Jhe instpn
and Salea) and Moprciyjlle railroad was
begun at Mooresville
yI aVat 100 hands.
M Good )!an l)ead.XZoir U. IrklaudJ 'v ;.Vj
f e Ttm t . - !.!. 1iiiio r-n , ' liii
th 25th iust., at the age of 73 ycaray
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