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II whs no! ln't'iatsi' In- was 11 wo
liiitu listtcr tint! (iuy Avi'iiil, i:t M-vt-ii
:iiiil ! wfi.l v, wa-i still 11 liii' l.i '.iir iiiii
llClllt wliull'. l'llii!l!l!S silMMHT It'.'
hi. I iH'vt r lu'cii rii-li t'!!ini-!i in suji
Mi!'t a wit'i-: il was iiliansl moii. llmi;
lit- roillij do to t;i';-' c.'UV of lliltisi'll'.
hi lie tliil nut ful jii .tiiii '1 i.i inyiii,;
attentions t tiny l;u!y scrioiii.lv.
Altliou lie w:is iiuliisliions and
t:tl. lik-,1. clients Vicl'e frw ;i nl f ir lie-twi-en
weir :iliii"st unknown to tin-
leservii! yoniio-l;:wvi r until lie del
not so sorely need lliein. OniMveek
nueh is t!ie jiel rl':.ity of fate :ifler
lie j,'. it Hews (li.it nil illicit' liiid tlit d
itiul left liim liis sole lieir. and found
tlint he wits sure of mi income of
nearly two thousand a year, then the
world s::ddi'iilv re:i'.ied that youn
Averill was it very promising lawyer !
Hiving a fjo.itl iiiconii' and jros
iects of jilenty of remunerative work.
(5uy Averill lie":ni to think seriously
of 111 ttiiiii'iiiv. and rather eit''eilv ac
, , 'i i- a 1
iviited an invitation to iiccoiniiaity his
i . .,'
Clliiut. v iissiiisi i:ueia. in tin- time
town of Xcw Myrtle, where said
chum s fiancee lied.
For this t'iiiicce. Helen Treiu:iine.
ltatl two sisters, ami Mrs. Averill
agreed with Cassins liarclav that there
were not three such girls in the world
as the lhree Tri-maines. Mrs. Averill
had met them one w inter in Washing
ton and afterward had spent six weeks
at their house: hence (Jay's invitation
1 hough he had never seen out) of the
He knew them all by description.
Helen was not pretty, but was domes
tii-, accomplished and very charming:
the next one. mitred, was a great
,.,,W vieiiiener sl..it..- mcliei- in fact
"awfully fast," though magnificently ''t"gth 1.. get him tt) land, hut sue
beautiful; so (iuv felt a strong pre- hd it and none too soon, lor her ow n
sentiment that while he would like 'strength was giving out.
Helen, and tolerate Winifred for her'."1''" heavens be praised, cried
sake, he would be very sure to fall J"" Fatteison. It is lucky lor poor
captive to the charm's of nineteen. Mr. Averill that he wast, t alone with
year old Marcia. the L'ent le. fair lova Miss Mama! Its strong arm and
1.1.. .m-1 l.Ms.n.ictim').... lc.l sn much eomagcoiis heart you ve got. Miss
When he fust saw Marcia he was a
little disappointed: her picture Hut-
lentil her. but he soon forgot that in
co iteuiphltioit of h, i' graceful ligiue.
her gentle voieeaud her tpiiet w t.inaii.
lyways. He loved to see a woman
till womanly, thought a needle and mt i
a lien should be hertool, belicMil that.
thd fireside was woman's sphere, and
ho on; all of which conditions Marcia
"Your sister rides beautifully !" ex
claimed (in v. a few hours after his ar-
rival at Mrs. Treuiaine's.
"Yes," answered Marcia. sweetly
' She ought to, she spends hours on
"Do you ride !"
"Not much. I don't euro forsitch-
Rtu-h violent exercise. In fact, I don't
have much time for it, I have a good
ileal of sewing to do, and Marcui 1
hesitateil ami shook out iter work
J didn't know you had any little ,
j folks in the house. nid (!uv. hi; :tt
' tt ntion thus draw n to the smitH iijn i n
in her hand.
j "Oh, we haven't ! This is for some
of our jioor Sunday school children.1
! When J tun at a loss for cmplox incut
1 always know where to turn, in a
! liiaiiufii'.'tiirino: town like (liis there is
, so much suffering."
j "Do your sisters aid you "
I "Helen cant, her trousseau keeps'
f her luisy now: and Winifred -well.
I'tl lail":li to see her doinr such work."
"As what J" asked Winifred, who
had just entered.
"Sewing "i"etiili-oid"r'ii;!'." answered
Mania. iio( iiiiile truthfully: lint (iuy.
not knowiii;,' (he dilVi renee lielwi-eli
Miihroidery and l'laiu sewin-f, was
none (he w iser.
j "What is iiliiiirdly known as 'fanes'
work 1 utttily iiliiiiiiiiiale ! It i-ecms
t i lite ti fin at waste of time to pass
hours and hours in making hi Icons
tidies and iimt.s. or hioh art curtains
tiiil of t ii-L i 1 r and such si nil'."
"I oi'l you iiever sew !"
"Not il I can avoid il: cert-. inly not
1 for a.iiusi'moiit."
' "Not for tin- jio.ir .'"
j "The OiMil' .'"
j "Yes, us .Miss Jfarci
"() - h ! No. I don't
poor as Maivi.-i docs.'
W.ilii fur til"'
contciupl nous reply.
And (Iuy was tli usti d. How
was he to know that the Siliic apron
in Marcia s h.'ti.ils v.. mid 111 cr have
llC.'ll liiulloiitof il (i.lV A ; ill twhii-.!'
mother had Viiiitcii of his lnc I. a
w oinaiily w 'liiieii ) had lio'i heen ihere
to see an. I hear it
lint t'-otiidi he W.ls disi;iisted wilh
this at 1 1 let ic vim it"; w 1 in inn's sen I im. -iit.s
he was liv 1,0 n.eaiis with her. Her
dark 1.1. ie ti.lin- haliit .howed htr
supph i'.iiiii to perfection, her will
lip iv. 1, hair v.as, 1 u!':lc 1 I,;, the wind,
and her cheek:, with health a ml i;or.
and she w as a ;; i u cmlia-.t to hi r
pa'.e hi'ine kc".in ;.isti r.
And as the days passed, (iuy was
compelled lo clta::je his lirsi opini'"'
of tiie i,lcs. Winifred's hc.il,!
spil its and tempi r si clued to lie i i
feci; M 111 i. 1. 1.11 the other hand, some
times l'oi"ot her would he eiiilcliess
1 atid showed a smippi: h pt till. nice that
; amaed (iuy.
"What il hi lpfiil. eh' "i'y woinan she
Will' 1 lie': iiie.li.aied (iil'y. l-ul Hot ,.f
Maveia. "o he tduchi s. im sulks, no
sharp speeches ' Im,! Ihcl'e. in a wife
one needs do;. ie :;i. virtues at well I'.,
a K"1 di'l'i.-ili -ii. h"f lii!i' toila tee
and 1 ide. . skate and su iat. ,!io, .1. 1 iri e.
w il! In .1 kit i my el. it lies in m der. will
l.ot direct the household. 'ane
this lovely youu;:' Aluaoli tl'vili;; to
cook 11 steak if there sh":i!d I..- a re
hcliioll i:.' tl:.' kilehc'i.''
I'..it tho'i 'h (i,!y was filly 1"
tcrini'ied to i..".iry seme one ni-.re
like Marcia. yet Winifred ruled his
drt.iiiis hv dav and 1 ii'l.t. At last hi
..t to this 1 a'ss :
"Will such ;i 'u 1 ( vt 1
set tie dow 11 to ihciifsti.
:!:.' lait l:tU"h ;ti ;: e ,i i
v. 1 lit
of l ie .'"
( iic dav Helen and (is.siu
to a iieijrlihiiiiii' tow 11 on lui-im
and Marcia. Wiii'lred i:ud (iuy went
rowiiioT on the river, a narrow, deep
and rapid stream. Just alii rthe"ii is
had landed Marcia spied an empty
hasket tloatilir down the stream and
declared that she wanted it. :'o (iuy
lowed alone to j,'et it.
Suddenly, tiny nevt-r knew why,
Ihe lioat capsized, and (iuy in ti vinc;
to regain il was cariied yet fiirtlur
dow n the stream.
. ! iiiiiul iiie iiii.il . siioiuc.i
.... .. , , , . .
Wimired. "Sw im ashore, t he current
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Which (lav at last concluded ( do.
When nearly i'i shore he was sudden
ly seized w iih cramps and could not
swim any further. M ..via shrieked
and wrung htr hands, ami cried:
"Oil. hell drown --he'll drown!"
"Hold your tongue ! Kun t- I'at
ters.iii'.s for help." cried Winifred, per
emptorily, iit Ihe same time sp.ang
into the rier herself.
In :i few moments she was beside
the sinking man. clutching him (irmly
by the arm with one of her strong
liands she struck out slowly but sure
Iv for tin-shore, (lev was tall and
Well pro pol'UollCtl, aiHUI I'M
vunnrtM: i tunc, .-.tie, tcii.i a n.-imi.
1111,1 "yn '!in'y
but he s heavy. , , .
1 lu' ductor was sent for. mid (my s
ii'lT"'tmie cramp proved to have
,,''" 'ills,',l '.v 11 l'-""h i c.l system,
e.'iise,piently he was tpute ill lor some
His mother was sent for itu.l .lie
had the best of care, thou gh hew ould
rather have had Winifred with him
more. It was always Marcia w ho
fanned him and read to him in his
mot hers abst nee. though Winifred a!-
ways brought him his meals, and
somehow the heretofore admired
sweetness began'to pale. He sighed
for a little breezy chat as on a warm
summer afternoon one w ill sigh for an
umgnnuing scaoiei e.
-.Mother, said he su ldenly. the
lust day he was able to sit up, -w Inch
tin you like liesl. W mitred or Maicta .'
-.iiist tin' quesinm 1 nave inteiuii it
to ask you," was Mrs. Am rill's diplo
Wnnfl SI JaJ;
"Marcia is very eentli
' t ry: and so ijuiet."
" ieii'ivd is strong,
well ii phv.-.ically.''
"She is iiu admiral. lc
("haily lie wei-.l.l get no decided were placed under military rule, and
opinion irom his mother, lie l.'gaiithc Southern Slates divided int..
The fellow that gets t ilherof them
, 1 i wife will he lucky."
A'eiy true. Is there any pros
pect that my hoy will he so lucky.'"
"I wish tin re w.'ts" -with a sigh,
"lint I fear not; she is so strong
Thinikfoittilie.it is Winifred!"
thought Mis. Awiiil. lint sho said:
Who .' Man ia .'"
, ' 1 "' '""r.1" "
. i ;.. 1 it. .....ii 1... 1 1....1
I never Ilioiieiil you it I'!' :.e SiircilS
tic! No. I Hit all Winifred, of course.
Hear, courageous gill! 1 owe my
I'fe to her liliixery ! "
"Indeed you do."
"What I fear i:, that so gTand. so
large In iiitc t ayii! oi.e so full tt
vigorous life v. ill never consent to
settle down i:i the tpiiet way in which
my wife may hac to live for a little
while, for two thousand dollars a year
is not limitless. Fancy Winifred not
t' liii"-oer dome: ti.- details, revel
ling the scivants and ordering the
dinners! Fancy my ipiccn in a dark,
dirty kitchen !"
"Winifred Tiemaiiie will nt-ver per
iiiii her kitchen to be dirty! (lay.
who do you suppose has prepared
yi or lea and toast, your beef lea and
toast, your bl inciiiitiiee -! jellv.vtuir
your little dainties of
all sorts, these three weeks past .'
Why . the cook of course !"
"liv mi means. Winifred has her
s"lf prepared exery mouthful she has
brought voin she makes every loaf of
bread and cake, every pudding and
pie. that is e,. leu in this house."
"Vim amaze tin- !"
"Why .' I c cause the don't make a
show ol her work .' liecause she en
joys outdoor life after attending to
her d. Hiiestie ihit ies '. She is not only
od ridel and all that, but she is
thoroughly ami pra-'t it-ally domestic."
(iuy didn't say any inure then, but
he did coiisid"i.'ib!e ii, inking. A week
later he said to Winifred :
"I have never yet ihaliked you for
saving my life. Mis: Tremaiue--"
"Please say mi more!" she cried,
hastily. "Yhiit tl,.e could 1 have
done '. "
"And I am not going to (hank you
until I know whether my rescued life
is t. Ik-one of happiness or misery.
Winifred. 1 love you dearly! Can
you love me a little '. Can you eon
conseitt to be my wife..' If not. if
you give me no hope. I shall blame
you for not letting in" drown that
day. Just one word, darling!"
"I I I don't like to be blamed."
And (iuv didn't blame hi r.
Cassius liarclav always calls his
"it'icii in i.iw ii niiai'ii s
Hot sain." and st s :
"Hel.-n. your' sister's llotsam n allv
. is a lit tie ton goodtn hae heeit left
'.ts flHn f,. ,. tis.s--
In one of his recent lectures i
London. Dr. F.rasmus Wilson exhil
iled the j,h :..gn,ph of a woman Us
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veins old and tie feet tie inches
high, whose tresses, when she stood
creel, enveloped her entire form in a
gold-u veil, itinl trailed several inches
(u tin- ground. The longest fibres
measured six feet three and one half
inches. Thirty inches is the mean
length for females, and three feet is t
considered a very remarkable length.;
This instance is exceeded, however. ,
hV two American women one whose is
;lii- measures seven feet six inches,
ami another, the w ife of a druggist in
Philadelphia, whose luxuriant cheve
1 ,s i,in(st us long, and so thick
that wlnn seated upon a chair she
.mn compli tily cover herself with it.
FXIE3XDEHTT AlJO VISE -
IliUicnck's Famous Order.
The people of the South can never
forget the (lying times that hef.-ll I
them after the war win over. Thcv j
"Military Districts." The people oil
North and South Carolina were es
peciiilly unforttii.iile. for their luililaiy
satrap was the infamous Sickles; l.ul
the inhahitaiits of Louisiana and
Teas were blessed in having ( iciieral
lbilicoi'k in command of those States.
Instead of oppressing those people
he protected them, and they will ever
. , . . .
llolil 111 111
rralc ful rt lueinbiiincc.
Jiou liiKing couuiiauil in iliose rilates
(ieneriil Hancock issued the follow in
oitler. which should endear hint to
every lover of civil liberty:
iii;Nj;U.U. OIlliKIt No. ID.
IfKAPOt'AKTiatS ih'll Mil.l'I AI.V DlsT..
Nkw Oiu.r.Ass. la.. Nov. lSi;'.
1. In lu'cordalieo with genera! ol
der No. SI. Headtuartei's of the Army.
Adjutant (icneial's Ollice. Washimr
in, J). ('.. August tilth. IMIT. M.iior
(iellt lal W. S. HauciM-k hereby as
suities commaiid of the Fifth Military
District and of the Department com
posed of the Stales of Louisiana and
'1. The (iciieral commanding i.-.
gratified to learn t hat peace ami tpiiet
reigns in this Depart ittei.t. It will he
his iiirpo.-c to preserve i his condition
of things. As ;t means lo this gr at
end he regards the maintenance of the
civil authorities in the faithful excel!
tion of the laws as (he most ellicici.t
under existing circumstances.
In war it is indispensable lo repel
force by force, tunl mi rthrow and tie
slroy opposition to lawful authority,
lint w hen iusurrecl ioii.uy force ha
been overthrown and peace establish
ed, ami the civil autluu ities ale ready
and willing to perform their duties.
i i ,i ( i' , -i ., i. ,,. ,1 .. ..
l.n III. ne ...,.., ........ I..
sume its natural and rightful domiit
ion. Solemnly iiiipicss,ei wilh these
iews. the (ieiit ral aiiiioiiin i s thai the
great principles of American liberty
are still the lawful iiilel iiinee of I lie
peoj h and ever should be. 'Ihe
right of trial by jury, the habeas cm
pus, the liberty of tin- press, the free
tlom of speech, (he natural lights of
persons, and the rights of property
must be preserved.
Free institutions, while they are
essential to (he prosperity and happi
ness of the people, al w ays furnish the
strongest iiiduccmcnis to peace and
order. Crime and oll'eiises commit
ted iii this district must be referred
to the consideration and judgment of
the rc.rulai-civil tribunals, and those
i.;i..,'..i. ni 1... (. .I ;.. ii...;,.
ful jmisdiclioii." '
.llil ... I. ..-.t.: . i .-.
i iioiuii i. ii ic ue vi'. i, ni-nis oi e.;s
ing laws which arc not 1 1 1 j 1 1 i r - I inl i
by civil i.iagist rates, or should fail-.: res
in llieadiuiiiistiiition of justice by the
courts be complained of. the cases
will be reported lo these hcadiplar
tcrs. when such orders will be madi
as mav be deemed necessary.
While the (ictiiral thus indicates
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the people, he wishes all lo under
stand that armed insurrection or for
cible resistance t the law will be in
stantly suppressed by arms.
liv ci iliiliialtil of Major ( iciiei id.
Oliieial. W. S. IIvvock.
The Colnreil Insane Asylum.
The asylum for the colored insane
now aht tut re.-ulv to receive pa-
tients. and ill
took charge Monday.
W. H. Moore.
getting matters in order for the open '
mg ot the liistitutmu in the course of
another week- (iol lsl-oit) Messcn
Kuniaiit ic K'.'iiiiiiin.
The New York lleiald piil.iish. s
lite foil. iv, ing l'oinaiil ic and si m.ai ion
il narrative :
Ha l iioi'"e Th imtisoli licd 1111
1 If 1 1 1 II. '.. lie V.i.IlM l.ae iiteli
... i'. . .. . f I
" ' i " i t'' ' r
young man he made his escape ll'.nii
i,,,,,,!';,,,,.. lie was l.oi n a slave and
worked as only slaves were woiit to
work, upon his masters plantation, in
Ihe Slate of M;ir kind. I'.ef.u'e lit
escaped Lis wile ami children vc)v
sold to another person, and were
tiaiisfeired further South. Thump
son came to Newport, h'hn.le 1 land,
where he found many fiicinls. Years
rolled oil. and he liecl' heard il word
1'i'inn his nit'c ol' el iili Iron tiinl in x.'iin
tj, w l.,.., ,, .. . . ,lit l.
ketp uii a pioiitici.s corns
polidelicc. At lellgi II. heliev ing her
lead, he married n Newport woman,
j by wIuhii he h-id st-vci'itl cbihlreii.
Less 1 1 t;t 1 1 six years ago his Newport
'wife tli"d. and he was again alone in
th" world. Tv, o years ago. by mere
chain e he heard that his long' l ist
wife was alive. He acquainted his
fiii-uds here with the Vilcoliie int. -lb
gence. il'ld il W.ts nol long- In fi i'e the
cltii lis siihscribed il liberal purse, to
be used by Thompsoii in liiiiieiiig
his wife o Newport. lie was soon
on his way to the Sunny S. .ul h.w here
he found her from whom he had been
separated tor i iv er t Itil t V Mars. The
mee: ing hi I ween t he jc'ed couple i-itn
better he imagined lliall deselib-il.
lieieoii in the poor woman was -ooii
dei hiolieil, the sho.'kllpoll llli'l ! ill;.'
her husli.o.ni being' too great for her
alrtitily overtaxed nerves. As soon
afterward as possible the aged couple
took up their residence in New pin t.
where they were cordially received by
the husbands childieli and grand
children. The children of wife No.
1 died in the South soon alter the
Mr. Thoiiipsi.lt has been failing ill
health for some time, hut his friends
had no idea thai he was so mar his
cud. At his funeral today Mayor
Slociim and several prominent citj
, t its and their win s showed their re
spec! for his memory by being pics
i til and consoling I he ill iiicl.l etl wo
man. who. through those long years,
had remained true to her marriage
vo.-.s. She will be kindly cared for.
and v. iil hot In- allow etl to suffer.
Her husband bad cared for her the
same iis though she had been a mere
baby, and his only regrets in living
Were that lie was to leave lit !'.
Some Obi Savings.
Pulling' the call Li
can boast of glen
lil'st hi I II Ijllole.i b;
I tiiei k writer, near
o. Francis Uabclais
fore tin- hois,
a.'.t iieily. h:iv ii
L'iciaii. the 'ii
Hie I re:-cli
"I i n gam .ia
y i ;ir I .Yi.'i. I, a-, i n
I he can i.c;e I n f
del iva'.i .' ..f il c
nteaiiiiig; is v t ry
to I hose w ho bei
the wrong t nl.
pick with von."
l!.. slti.l." No
I .c given, but I he
'.ions, iiinl refers
to do it I lung' ill
I lane a bone In
a phrase that is
Ulicoiiiphmelitary to the ladies at
starting. It means, as is well known.
having an unpleasant matt, r to settle
i.i' : j i i- . i
Wl'h von. and this is (he oiigin ol the
I'lira-.c: At t he man i.tge bampicts of
th" Sici'iH.ui poor the bride's father,
n'ter t'he meal, used to hand the
bl i. leg room u hone, saying. "Pick
this bone, for you have taken in hand
a harder t isk."
The well known saving (hat a shoe
maker should stick to his last oi igi
n.'lled With Appelles. th" celebrated
(ireek painter, xv ho set a pic! nre
which he had linishi-d m a public
placn and concealed himself behind
it. in order to Lear the criticisms of
parsers by. A shoemaker observed a
'defect in the same, and Hie painter
j forthwith torrccUd it. The cobbler
eaine ajiaiii the next day. and. en
ciiura;'ed hy the Silccess of his lil'st
remark, heali to e .ti lid his ceiiMlle
to the le;; of the piciiilc. when the
aii'iv painter thrust out his head
front liehilld tlie picltlle and told the
shoeluaker to keep to his trade.
"There's a Lfood time comiii";. hoys,
a -rood til. ie eoiiiiio';.' was written .'!d
Mais afo y Jlr. Charles Mtickay.
and sun"' with yre.it popularity hy
Henry Ihisselliii hiscttuct i l sthi oiioh
out i he lii iti.sh i.slalids.
(ioilljj the whole ho.Lf." Tli t '
phrase o! i:'ii.::teil in Jrel and. where a
liiiti-.li shilling has het-n called "a
li.i ' time out of iiiiiul. In Ireland,
if it fellow ha. in ns to haM' ! shillili''.
when he met his ti if nds he would
announce the tact llial lie woulii staml
treat, t veil if t hi' evpeuse reached t he
w hole amount in plain words, that
he Would ;: the whole llo" to :'l'at
ify them. - J Troy Times.
Onus in India.
The Mahratta mode of I vci. crin
del t s is cm i.iliS. W hen the credilor
.cannot eel his inoiiev. and lie.rins to
see the del-t is rather desperate, he
sits dhiiriia ' upon his delitoi --that
is. he s. pints down at tin- door of the
tent, and liecoiues in ti certain mvste
lions ilc.'iee the master of it. No
oia- ;.'oes in 01 out without his appro
hatioii. He iieit her t ais himself inr
sutlers his ilehtiirs to cat ; and this
faiiiishiii;!' contest is carried on until
the de'ii! is paid, or the creditor lie
'ins to feet ihat want of food is it
greaii r )iiiiiishm."i.t than the want nt
money. This cuiiot.s mode of en
foil ing a th maisl is in universal pric
lice among the Mahiattas. Scindiah
hi.iiielf. Ihe chiefum, not heing e ,
cmpt IV. iu it. The man who sils the
liiu.i n.i' "in s to t'n- h Mise or tent of
him whom he wishes to In ing' to terms
and remains then- till the affair is
settled, during which lime theonel
uiider restraint is confined to his
apartment, an I tint sulVered to coin
lino ic.tle wilh any persons hut those
whom the other may approve of. The
laws hy which the ilhurii:-. is legula
ted are it i well delilied and uluh-r
stood lis iliose of any ot her custoin
whatever. W hen it is meant to he ;
very strict, the claimant carries a
number of his followers, who sur
round tin- teiit. sometimes even the
bed of his adversary, and deprive
him altogether of loud: in which
case, however. i ti.Uetle prescribes
the same abstinence to himself. The
stroii'est stomach of course carries
the day. A custom of this kind was
once so pic a!cut in the province mid
city of lieiiares. that I 'lit I ilttitts were
trained to remain a
f I. Tiny wen- then stul lo du
ll, or i f some i ii'h individual, vvhei-"
I In-y made a vow to remain without
eating till thcv should obtain a eel tain
sum of IU V. To preserve the life
of a I'lahiiiin is so absolutely adutv
that the money was generally paid.
but never till ii good struggle hail
taken place to ascertain whether the
man v. as r-tauiich or not. i'. ir inoiiev is
the life and soul of all Hindoos.
The Ih st mill I; of a gen:
pl't p -r re '.aid fol' the feclim
el s. ami a man s ovv ii good bi eeiling
is the hi .si secuilty against other pen
pic s ill manners, (ioml breeding is
tin- result of lllllcll good sense, some
good nature, and a little self denial
for the cake of others.
(lent lily is neither in birth, wealth,
manner nor fashion, hut in the iiiiiul.
A high sense of honor, a dctcrmina
t ion ii. vei lo lake a mean advantage
of another, an a. I lu i t nee to the tru 1 1 1.
di licacy and pi 'lilcness tow arils (In isc
vvi(!t whom we have dealings, are the
esst n'.ia! claila leiislics of a gentle
The Sin o (iod remained f. .r Uni
ty three Mars amongst us thai he
might buil. I up in himself, and in his
owlihfe.il pe fed specimen of the
true man. a model that every man
should form himself on until the end
of time: standing before us as the
great migiiiiil. the grain! man, tin
man, who. in his own life, showed of
how much grandiit ss iind sanctity a
man was capable. ( iod created man
in his ow it image and likeness. The
likeness is pi iiicipally in the soul of
man. and the only standard by which
il gentleman can be judged is the di
v hie stali-lard.
I icing pi sir is ii..- of itself a dis
qualification lor being a gentleman.
To be a gentleman is lo lie elevated
above others in sentiment rat her than
sit iial ion. and I he o. n-iit-ia w ilh an
iiilai'gi .l. piii-c. christi inied iiiinti
may be happier, too. than his rich
neighbor. Let the former only look
tit i.alui" with .-in enlightened mind
licit can see ami a lmv the t r. atnr in
It's works, can coiisiiier tin m as tie
lunii.,! rat miis of His power. His wis
il"i:i. I lis goodiies-. and His truth, and
this man is greater in his pm city and
happier Jam the other 111 his riches.
The one is but little higher than the
bt i.-ts. the other but little lower than
Ihe angels. Mobile News.
There was a murder cniiuuittcd on
Liiile Livtr. in the upper part of
L'ichinond county, nne tlav lust week,
Vance Little, colored, was struck in
1h" biea.;t with a hoe by another man
and killed. The muidcicr, whose
name was Tom Alfred, was arrested
rind lodged in jail. -Sjiii it of the
The decree of 1,L. I.)., has lieen
confei red In the Koclicstcr I iiier
sity of New York upon A. W. Tour
Kirli ( nlle-c.
Diivi.ison College, N. ('.. lias now
availiJile assits amounting to
iVKI. and real estate worth lnd.OIKI.
Its delit is Sl.Hl-J. havin;,' been this
year decreased .11 2.
Franklin County Wheat Crop.
(lie of the lies! farmers in tuu
county told us one dav this week that
tin- wheat crop this year was larger
tlian any crop m (lie county since the
Will'. The prospects for a splendid
coin crop nrc also very Hat lenity. -
Loui. li;ii " Times.
A fc.v niiditsav'o. while Mr. Sellars,
of hislow county, as sleeping with
it lighted ktlniiit the head of his lied,
the laini exploded, and Mr. Sellars
was liadly lnii'iied on his hand while
trying to c.vtiiij'uish the (lames caused
hy the ci)osioii. Mr. Sellars says
the lamp w it 1; laid lieen "spitting tire"
for si 1 "nil lii"hls. caused pi ninthly y
an i 1 1 ! i l ii .r iiialit of oil. Xcwlicru
St iir It Fannin::.
Stock farming pays well in Meck
lenliiirg: at least Capl. S. Ji. Alt-Minder
is niakiii.'' it lmv wt-11. This year
he has lieen overrun wilh orders for
sheeji. horses and cattle. He law
.cn -..ecial!y successful in raising
the lirst nautc'l. and linds a great de
maud for the superior I iree.1 -i. He
had over 10 oideis for lamhs which
he w as niiahle t i I'll, and almost all
etjicilly large demand fir I lo ..led
cattle.'- - Chariot )hserver.
Th- ( (range county correspondent
of the Ualeigh News, writing from
Hillslioro, Sitys there litis been much
sickness and :.cvi ral sudden deaths in
that section, among them Joseph AV.
MeKee. of Little I liver township. He
died a few days ago with apoplexy,
.Mr. Meixee was out-of the late census
enumerators ; was a useful man in his
neighborhood, and a man of educti
tion and a good citizen. He was
teaching school at the time of his
death, ami died in the school house,
near his hoiiic
Itnigileii as an liwleieii(eii(.
The ( ioldslioro Messenger says that
x (Joy. lirogileit is working un unite
a Congressional boom in that section.
Leading liepublicans from all parts of
the ilistiict an- urging him to run as
an independent candidate for Con
gress, -and we learn.' says the Mess
eiigii. "that the (inventor has the
subject under advisement. They
claim that .Mr. Hubbs was nol fairly
liouiiiiated. and they will not support
him. The In ling in the county is so
intense that (iov. lirogileit would
doubtless carry Ihe almost solid Re
publican vole, and we hear that in the
counties of (ircelie, Wilson. Lei loir
and Northampton the dissatisfaction
with Mr. Hubbs is . ry great. The
frit-mis of the ( loveriior claim (hat hi:
would poll N.Oilll colored voles ill the
district, ami they hope for enough
democratic s ppm t to elect him."
On M011, lay List the attention of
Deputy Shi kill' liv id was attracted by
the screams of a child proceeding
from a house on factory row. near the
jail, and hastening to the house he
found that the child was being cm
illy and unmercifully dealt with. He
iiiii in and discovered a small colored
girl, about six years old. lied up to
tne rafters hy u rope, and near her
stood Ihe cruel loot her. with a strip
of poplar about half an inch thick
and about four feet long, w ith which
she was adniiiiisl, 1 iug a severe and
barbarous whaling 011 the naked, ten
der person of the child. Seeing the.
little one was nearly exhausted, he
forced t'.e woman to dsist. ami cut
the rope by which the girl was sils
pen. led ami released her. Hut for
the timely interference of Mr. liyrd.
the inhuman wretch would in all
probability have beaten her to death.
Fitv eltev illc 1 '.-timer.
Rapt izing Comm'cIs.
From a gentleman vv ho was present
we learn of a singular ncene at the
penitentiary a Sunday or two since.
There an- two "churches," sn lo
speak, among I he conv it-Is. and ses
eral had I11111 coiiM-rled lo the I '.up
tist faith, and were to be baptized.
The place chosen was the immense,
excavation within the stockade, from
for the walls ami
building had bet 11 taken. The Vockv
sides of this great cavity rise to a
height of more than :i hundred feet,
.111. 1 present :k wild appearance. At
the bottom is a pool of water as cical
as crystal. In t he aflenioon the sides
of the quarry were lined with con
viets. Above them were the guards,
posted as sentinels, whilti deep dowu
around the limpid water were tb
converts ii-.vaiiing baptism. The cere
ninny began amid a must impressive
silence. The words of the minister,
the responses of the convict conveits,
Honied to the upper air with h strange,
softness, mid amid a slilluess us of
death. No more strangely impress,
iv' ' singular scene was ever wit
k ' -.