North Carolina Newspapers

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QKO. OBAJSIEK, Editor an Proprietor.
T-ERIS : S2.00 per Annum.
LOUISBUIiG, :NT. q., FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 1875.
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NO. 27.
Frioud, Jet ma to th ee ;
Wealthy art thoa !
Men tlirotigh their poverty,
- ' Throni want aud nusery, s ' '
Have tun ued aud sorrowed
Often ere now.
, FrieDd, Jet las speak to thee ;
Poorer art thou !
From oijKrtanity,
' Frm wealth" and"Iaxury, " r?
Men oft haro borrowed
Sjrrow ere now. -v- '
Friend, will ye tell to me,
Both of you now, '
Despite your disparity, ...-"
From each other's charity
How oft have ye borrowed
.Comfort erenow. t t
Tin: musical bobbebs.
lears ago, when I was but five or six
years old; we lived on a ttttaLfOllxhanae
was on a ;weU-travfelba turnpike, Tlnd
tramps very often stopped at the door to
bog for food "or money." I vividly re
member the childisn "ierror with which
I used to flv into the house at tb an.
proadi of theae visitors, and liiding my
Kclf in the folds of my mother's dress,
peer out at tlum with, wide-open eyea. '
Onr.travt'lers were pf every kind and
cliaracter, from . the.really . needy beggar
to tha clHver vagabond cheat,or the kzy
drunkard." Most '' of them tailed in the
daytime though 'occasionally "on ' or
moro would come' late, and beg a night's
lodging. i (- ,
My father was a minister, whose duties
now and then took him from home : but
y i , f , ; -
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I was reassured, by her manner, and
ran to do her bidding! V
That evening was rather lonely, as was
natural after the departure of three of
our family. If I grew nervous again,
and thought of the two tramps, it was
not strange, iv; ?, , - ,
Eight ' o'clock came, and I went to
bed, but I did not fall asleep. Nine
o'clock struck, and mother put away her
sewing, blew the lamp out, and, retired
herself. But before she, did so, I,
noticedNrfth a creeping fear at my heartr
that she went to the window and gazed
out at the peaceful moonlight, running
her eyes uneasily up and down the road.
When, however she had taken her
' . 3tr,'Beeehmrm Dentul.
The most dramatic scene of the morn
ing session, says a New York paper
describing the Tilton-Beecher case, wa3
3Ir"Beechers solemn assertion on. the
stand of hi? innocence of any and all of
the charges brought against him by Mr!
Tilton. Mr. Evart3 led him by slow
degrees to the culminating point, and
the effect of the final declaration of inno
cence was thereby heightened. He was
questioned as to the scene described by
the nurse, - Mrs. j Carey, wherein , Mrs.
Tilton was represented as sitting on Mr.
Beecher's knee and as calling him " Dear
father." He gave a brief and emphatic
denial to that' statement Again, as ! to
Xot all ' JZifinaner.'
All the night-birds about the great
cities are not "dead-beats." A San
Francisco newspaper man passing along
one of the principal streets of that city,
late in the gray dawning, weary and
cross, wan " intercepted by a weather
beaten wayfarer whrrhad the usual story
about ' nothing to eat and nowhere to
sleep." The newspaper man repulsed
him with . some ill-temper and hurried
on.- Turning back, half sorry that he
had been so rude, he saw the wayfarer
shambling off with a slouching gait and
a peculiar hopeless droop of the shoul
ders which roused his slumbering tender
heartedness. He called the man near
place by my side in bed, my weary eyes ! Mr Richards meeting them under sua- j and said: "See here, I needn't have
soon closed, andl forgot all my troubles.
I woke again about midnight. Mother
had slipped quietly out of bed, and was
stealing softly to the window. I sprang
up and called in a frightened whisper:
"Ma, Oma!" ,
"'Shi" and a quick jgestnre, bidding
me be still; was all the response my
mother made.
picieus circumstances, he declared that
he could not recollect of ever having
seen Mr. Bichards while on -a visit to
Mr. Tilton's house. : Mr. Brashier might
have seen him on the stoop of Mr. Til
ton's house at , an early hour of the
morning; but if so, the witness had no
recollection of the visii . He denied the
truth of Mr. Tilton's allegations concern-
I sat quaking with fear, for I heard "" acts oa October 10 and 17, 18b8.
now what had doubtless aroused her- ThenMr. Evarta, slowly and with marked
the crunching of gravel under approach- deliberation,put the following questions:
. ... .. (.: a r t : - i
ing leet outside. Presently mother f curing your enure aequamiance
came baek-to-io-badside
with Mrs. Tilton,' Mr. Beecher, and up
insulted you, beggar though you are.
The man came up, and, under the gas
light, the editor saw that the poor tramp
was actually crying, gulping down his
tears. He said: "It's all right, Cap,
the town is full of dead beats, and I'm
just as much like one as any other. " He
told the usual story of no food for three
days, lodging on the cold, cold ground,
etc. ; ne received a trine lor ms imme
diate needs and was told to call the next
day at the editor's office and he should
have work. . Punctual to the hour he ap
peared, received an order winch gave
SuifleT tM BheaiidI could aed H "'K.Vsf611 f ccemTDer, 1CT0, had tfm work on a .ranche in Sonoma county
how white her face was, " you must not
stir nor speak. Lie very still, and don't
fear. God will take care of you and
1 promised to obey, but clung to her
and began to weep. The footsteps came
bciug a man pi very domestic habits, it nearer, and I could hear them stealthily
was oniy wnen some special call sum
moned him away farther than usual
that he ever left ts to be gone over
night. . '
It became necessary, however, one au
tumn afternoon for; Jiim ta take ; my
brother nd' sister, both much older lhan
myself, back to their school (about
twelve miles" -distant Jfrom which they
had come home some time before to
upend a vacation.
there ever been any undue personal
fanuUiarity between yourself and her?
A; Never I '
Q. Had you at any time, directly or
indirectly, solicited improper favors
from her as a woman ? "A. Never I
Had you ever received improper
f avors from her ? A. - It was a thing im
possible to her never I . ;
! Between each of the three questions
there was a long pause, as if Mr. Evarts
wished the fury 'to take in the whole
and a passage thither. He disappeared
for months, and was dismissed into the
limbo of adventurers. But at the close
f harvest he presented himself to his
benefactor in a tidy suit of clothes,
walking erect like a man in his right
mind, and ready to pay back all that had
lioen advanced t him. Recalling his
past mishaps, he said:, ' ""When you
told me I was a bummer, like all the
rest, sir, I was clean gone. I could not
walk, I was so faint with hunger. I
"You will not get back to-night,' I hastily slipped on a wrapper and a pair" eaid mother, interrogatively, of slippers. !
ft3 sire musued the packing and .wiped
her heated face. - . " ' ,
"I think not," returned father, lock
ing the last trunk, and lifting iiinto the
wagon with brother Johnnie's help. "It
ia three o'clock now, and I shall feel too
tired to ? undertake a night ' Journev un-
ascending the stone steps. Then there
were low words and sounds, as if some
persons had seated themselves upon the
porch which shaded our front floor.
. n'n " ifi"w" ,1." i&int t i.t i
" Two men," was her answer, placing force .of '. the emphatic denials ; which thought of , my wife and children in the
4Va came in response to eacn. Tne last was owiujs, x was no use, to mem, auu x
given with increased emphasis, and the
long pause between it and the next ques-
For a minute jweheard nothing, and , , . , , , . w
'lit ; - . i j ' ' general applause yet heard during the
y motlier, coaxing, lie down, - i:LiX fa :
tive that Judge Neilson gave orders to
the police to eject any person . detected
in a repetition of the offense. - -
a hand over my lips
sound of my voice,
"Be still,
ji course sue supposed tne two men
to be the persons who had begged their
supper in the early evening at our door,
and fwhom m? incautious words had in
formed of my father's absence. " In a
small closet in the room where we slept
was a little iron box, containing a larcre
lfs it is necessary. You'll not be afraid, black pocket-book with quite a
will you?" ,f of money in it, besides some very
" O, not.BaH,-motJxerl always t prget- ablejxotes. T j .T '
lulof horsolf ; "Susie and I will get Intending to prepare for the worst,!
along nicely." ., And, kissing my brother mother now took but this pocket-book
and sister, and warning the latter to be and secreted it in her bosom. A minute
very careful .of hor health, she, patched more we waited, trembling (and it seem-
them drive away. - 1 j ed an hour to me), hearing no sound
Tnnva ntrrw1 in tirff l-i-rtrr tTraa L iu. 1. LZ. 1
but with the dinnet-disheaitiujrill un- ; tt.i, tati- kv v, ruil
I XlUA. 1 I JXJ1K3V LILIAN UlUITD iilK3 . bal X 1U1D
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wasnea, ana tne uoor unswept, sue was
not a woman to sit down and idly give
way to her feeliugs. Soon her hands
were bivy with horj worl and I "was as
usual at liberty to'make myself quite as
busy with my play. j ? ,
It was a. lovely afternoon. - The sun
was shining gloriously from a "cloudless
sky, and after a good look up and down
the road to make sure' ! there were no
tramps in sight, I took aittle tin pail of
water in my hand, and, stole - cautiously
outside the gate into.the dusty highway,
to amuse myself by manufacturing mud
pics, .5 r". f- i
In this occupation I presently became
absorbed. So intent, indeed, .was I on
my pio-making that I did not hoar, foot
( tcps rijor the sound of strange voices un
til I felt myself roughly grasped by the
nhoulder. Glancing up from beneath
my sunbonnct, I saw two. "burly men,
with very ill-looking faces, and armed
with walking-sticks. For a5 moment I
acted as ir petnned. ' men, witn a
. shriek which aroused the echos far: and
near, I toro myself away, and. tumbling
wildly through, ,tW fence, dashed into
thobousek i ? ; vn - i -i ii
". . No time was given to tell my fright
ened mother what 'had-happened,' before
the stragglers presented themselves j ai
the door. ' ' In brbkerf ldnguagethey beg
ged for sonieihing to- 'at. It ' :wasnpw
, nearly sundown. Hie time to milk" was
approaching, but my mother, hiding her
uneasiness; set.before them food. t .
After eating, they expressed a wish, to
stay all night; saying they had traveled
far that day, and were exceedingly tired.
At that I was more' terrified than ever,
and cried out, child-bike:
"Don't, mamma, please don't! Papa
isn't coming home, you know."
suspense ! but it was not the picking of
a lock, or the forcing of a window. A
strain of music from two sweet and
Facta About Flour.
The Journal of Chemistry in article on
the effects of fine flour says : ?
At the present time it is' the practice
to a large extent' among millers to grind
the finest, soundest wheat into hue flour,
and the poorest into what is called
"Graham flour." The team "Graham
flour " ought no longer to be used. It
is a kind of general name given to mix
tures of ' bran and ' spoiled flour, to a
large extent unfit for human food. What
we need is cood, sweet, wheat flour.
finely ground, and securely put up for
family use. : ; !
This - article we do not find in the
market, and the Western miller who will
could never get to them. ' There was
nothing left for me but to drop into the
bay and make an end of it." This waif
of the streets is, or was, at last accounts,
a prosperous gentleman, and. when his
"wife and kids came from the States,"
as they did at last, their appearance was
not like that df the family of Dw, of
Dow's Flat, his crowning misfortune,
but a token of his prosperity. . ,
Out of Town.
' The ' late James' Fisk used to tell a
good story of " Uncle" Daniel Drew, in
r FuaXin Sotem.
Yak and guipure insertionsare 'still
Basques' are too much trimmed thh
A nw style of f Mithe pistol fn buy
one and pull the trigger.
Striped and colored stockings are put
on babies just in short clothes.
Jet beads are still shown in the trim
mings, but not so profusely as of late.
Camera hair braid im dark shades is
used for spring trimming on soft' goods.
There is a rumor that crinoline Is about
to be restored in its greatest dimensions.
The new knife "plaitings for dresses
are so finely folded that they look like
Pique, trimmed with needlework, will
make a pretty dress for a girl of eight
years. '
Shirring is done in rows that are very
close together, . and the Fpace between
clusters is puffed up sharply.
II you wish a pretty, inexpensive suit
for early spring, get the gray tweed
which sells for twenty-five cents per
Something new Acrafes for hats In
the shape of anchors, birds, wings, etc
These arv of rubber and not expensive.
' Black cashmere polonaises'are still im-1
ported for spring wear. They are found !
too useful ft garment to lose" favor
entirely. ' ' uv-
' Foulard calicoes are now in the market
in camel's hair patterns and colors, and
when made up will look like the Bum
mer camel's hair.
A new trimming for the spring wraps
is a ru:he of crimped tape and crimped
floss strung with jet, and resembling the
mos3 trimming once so fashionable.
New waterproof cloaks for spring are
called McFarlanes. They are Jong with
a belt " in the back like the Ulster, and
have, a capo that is carelessly 'thrown
over the right shoulder. " '
1 The co mi eg" yen which" is the long
scarf veil, is quite Spanish in site, and
the mode of arranging it is both becom
ing and elegant It is three yards- in
length,' aud is thrown carelessly over the
bonnet and held at one side by a bow ,or
rose. The ends are crossed on the shoul
der. It ' has the appearance of a hood.'
Price from $5. to $75.
Ladies wishing to avoid the , use of
colored . necktie3, . thinking white more
dressy and becoming to the complexion,
mav succeed bv makinor a narrow col-
wnen ne was one oi Mr. urew s opera
tors. - It occurred during a very hot
summer that all the young brokers were
anxious to leave the city, but did not
cafe to. do so' while Mr.' Drew was in
town. All sorts of expedients were tried
to induce the old gentleman to take a
trip into the country. There were soto
voce conversations just loud enough for
him to hear of the number of deaths by
cholera and other dread diseases, but
all to no effect. The wily operator was
the" early days of his (Fisk's) career,' krette of lace cut to suit the neck with a
mellow male voices swelled up in the giye earnest attention to lurnisning not o rbe driven from Wall street.
moonlight night before our door ! pxe such flour wm realize a fortune speedily. pinnUy, I-the fertile - brain of Fisk jhii
song was?" Home, Sweet Home." j The brown loaf 5 made from whole wheat up0n ft unique idea. He went to an un-
I need" not say how in a moment the is to our eye as handsome, as the white, jertaker, from ,whom he hired, for ' an
ll Ml " At .11 1 1 1 T CiT Vtf TY- Wrlf T oil A AYAaI 1 AH rtl A O . . . .
inrui oi mac tenaer meioay caimea pur J-a "u iwuvuvi nour, tuo uso, ol a nearse and two car-
friarhtened hearts. We knew now that oi the white, so far as lightness' is con- riajr w;th tho nfrrppmpnt thai Ihftv
our burglars were no desperadoes. They cerned, nd it is sweeter and more pal- ghoia be driven in front of Mr. Drew's
had come to rote us of nothing but sleep, atable 1 IVith this loaf we secure all the house during that time." In accordance
How thankful twe were ! ! important nutritive principles which the jft, a concerted wrreement. one of Mr.
Mother hastened ta the jcvjndow, but Vreawr ior.wise reasons, nas storea in. Drew's brokers called upon him just as
wneat. .
this time not unattended, for I had clam
bered out of the high bed, and was stand
ing by her side, robed in my little white
night-dress. ' -
"Why, ma," I cried, as soon as I had
taken agjpod look at our serenaders,
" it's Harry and John Richmond," nam
ing two noted musicians of the place, who
were also great friends of our family.
"So it is," said mother. "I was so
frightened I did not recognize them ;"
and by the time their ongt"wa ended,
she had placed refreshments upon the
table, and, opening the door, bade them
come in. ' i .
" I felt all my fears depart as soon as
you began your music," she said, ineon-
cludinglier story to them, "for I knew
tliak nobody intent on crime could be
singing 'Sweet Home.'" ' ; '
Of course we slept well the rest of that
night, and afterwards you may be sure I
told the story of our grand adventure to
everybody I met, till in fact it became
quite a joke in the neighborhood ; and it
was long before .Harry and John Rich
mond lost the title of the Musical Rob
bers." Youth's Conivdntori '
What he had to Sau.
The apprehension of a speedy depart
ure to the abiding-place reserved for
murderers seems to have exercised an
unusual strong advisory effect upon the
late Vasquez - of California. Vasqaez
issued an address to some of his former
companions, quite affecting. "The
threats," he says, " of revenge which I
hear have, been, made by some of my
friends are foolish and wrong," from
which it will seem that Vasquez's moral
sense had been appreciably sharpened.
He therefore advises his friends to let
the matter go for what it is worth, and
reform. jHis lecture to parents, in which
he condjBscendingly assuree them jthat
"The state of society in the next genera
tion depends upon the manner in which
the' children of the present are instructed
and trained," is full of food for parental
reflection. Coming from Yasquez, who
had provided for the next generation by
conveniently removing thirty-one mem
bers of the present, is at least thoughtful
and considerate.
one of the supposed funerals was pass
ing and incidentally alluded to the great
mortality in the city. During his brief
conversation tne nearse and carriages
passed and repassed two or three times.
When he departed Fisk entered. His
cue was entirely different. He was to
talk of nothing but business, but was to
suddenly notice the extraordinary num
ber of funerals passing the house. Mr.
Urew became more and more nervous
until he finally ordered his valise, jump
ed into a carriage and was driven to the
depot, while the young brokers chuckled
over their plot and cheerfully paid the
$15 demanded by the obliging under
tab front, and upon the edges arrange
a neat Swiss edge or lace. This is put
on after the '"ruche is fixed around the
neck, and it may be fastened by a nn or
a flower.' ' ' "' ' .
Something IMtm m Cnt.
" Talking about cats," amid Uncle Tim,
a regular Yankee, "puts tns in ' mind of
a cat I once owned. Xet me UU you
about her.' - She -was a Maltee. and what
that cat didn't know wasn't worth know-
in. . Here's one thing she (bid: In the
spring of '46 I moved into the little eld
houn on the Crooked river. We put our
provisions down in the cellar, aud the
first night we made our bed on the
floor. But we didn't sleep. No sooner become dark than we beard a
tearin' and a squAakin in the cellar that
was awfuL I lit the candle and went
down. Jerusalem ! Talk about ratal
I never raw such a sight in my born
days. Every inch of the cellar bottom
was covered witn tiiem. lliey ran up
on to me, and all over me. I jumped
back into room and called the cat. She
came down and looked. I guess she sat
there about ten minutes, looking at them
rats, and I was waitin to see what . she
would do. By -and-bye she shook her
head and turned and went up stairs. She
didn't care to tackl 'em.' That night, I
tell you, there wasn't much sleep.' In
the mornin I couldnV find her. She'd
gone. I guessed the rats had frightened
her, and, to tell the phun truth, I didn't
wonder much!' Night came agaia, and
the old cat' hadn't comer Bays Bty
Ann that's my wife to me, - TJm," if
that bid cat don't come back' we'll; hatd
Co leave this place..! The rats will eat as
up,' Says I: Just let the old cat be.'
I didn't believe she'd left us for good
and all. Just as lktay Ann was put tin
the children to bed we heard a acratehin
and waulin at the outside door. I went
and opened it, and there stood our. 'old
Malteoon the doorstep, and behind ber
a whole army of cats, all paraded as regu
lar as' any soldiers I I let our old cat in,
and the others followed her. ' She went
right .to thevcellar 'dobr and acratchipd
there. 'I began to understand.' Old
Maltee had been out for help I opened
the way to the cellar." She marched
down and the other cats tramped after
her in reguki order ; and as they went
past I counted: fifty-six : of 'era. Oh,
my ! . if there wasn't a row andjt rumpus
in that 'ere cellar that night then I'm
mistaken I , The next morning the . old
cat , came up and . caught hold of my
trouers leg and pulled me toward the
door. I went down to see the i sight.
Talk about your Bunker Hill and Boston
massacres! I never fcaw 1 such a sight
before nor since. Betny Ann and me,
with 'my boy Sammy were all day .m
hard at work as we could be clearin' the
dead rata out of that 'ererellar. , It's a
fact every word of it !" , ,
sTAumn TO dzhtii.
JThmt m CXIema Jtepmrter Tilt
terf Im CStW Tull of IW.
Another tragedy la low life, none the
less a tragedy because ' tome feud or
violent deed had sot bero committed.
corns to the surface in Chicago, a local
paper says, while the ofScials were on
their innnM inspecting tour of the fire
department. - It was not a murder or a
similar bloodv deed at which the whole
1 1
ijusitietM Frospeci.
I immediately felt that I ; had said
something I oiighi not-to ;have said, for With the final disappearance of snow
T l i .t . 1 . - .1 ... 1 anil f wilf(ifi tVio Tnnn'rs a! nw.
proof on my mother's, face, ttj&s too clian&se the JJew "Xorkf Bulletin: looks
late to mend it, however, and saesaid cheerfully forward to the speedy revival
nothing, but decidedly refused to lodge I of business, bays the editor:
the travelers. j
I watched them as they went away
talking together in low, earnest tones.
They disappeared round the turn of the
road. s
"Will they come back when1 we've
gono to sleep and kill us, ma!" I asked,
creeping towards her as she stood iu the
door.- - -J i - t
Kill us ! Why, darling, how in the
world came such an idea into your little
head ?" said my mother, smiling. 1
"Why, I dont know," X answered,
"only they look so dreadful and talk so
." So . alh people -who look dreadful'
and ' talk queer ' think ;6f coaiiig to kill
us, do they?" said mother, touching "my
cheek playf ullyfc " No one wants j to
hurt little girls like you, I amjsre.
Now get your pail, and well go and see
if the oows hart any milk tot Us."
The future has in it every element of
encouragement. " It is too early as yet to
speak of the crops except the winter
wheat, and that is reported to be looking
srrperbbieYer there is rea
son, from present indications, to doubt
hat these will prove as plentiful as last
fceason. The great manufacturing inter
ests are gradually expanding heir lately
suspended activities. As regards the
New England mills and factories there
can be on this point no FiyitV if the
statements of the local journals lean be
relied upon. We wish it were possible
to speak as cheerfully of the South as of
the West and Northwest. That section,
it is well known, has still to contend
wilti many 1 serious difSeultiei; but, in
the nature of things, these must ivear
themselves, out, and, leaving it free to
better influences, the door will open to a
revival of its f snaer prosperity.
fterical 'Carelessness.
Quite a number of clerks in the Print
ing Bureau of the United States Treasury
at Washington have been discharged,
and the pay of all those retained reduced
twenty-five cents a day, in consequence
of an oversight on the part of the en
grossing clerk of the House of Reprfr
sentatives in not incorporating in the en
grossed Deficiency Appropriation bill a
special I appropriation for the Printing
Bureau agreed to by both branches of
Congress in addition to the regular de
ficiency appropriation of two hundred
thousand dollars. , " '
Sheep RaiMtuo . . , 4
The people of Nebraska are deter
mined to pay great attention in the fu
ture to sheep raising, and the State Ag
ricultural Society, at its late meeting,
offered a number of valuable premiums,
with a view of stimulating this branch
of industry. From investigations made
by stock men it is known that Nebraska
has millions of acres of good pasturage
for sheep, and yet at the present time
there are not more than forty-five thou
sand of these animals in the State. In
Colorado the rramber of sheep is esti
mated at over five millions.' They con
stitute one of the leading elements of
business strength in that section, and
wool is sent from there to Eastern mar
kets in great quantities. Thus instructed,
Nebraska cannot make a miste in i
creasing the number of sheep opou hei
fields and hillsides, and thus augment
ing both the importance of the State
and the wealth and prosperity of the
people. ' ...
lA Cardinal' a Bobet.
As Archbishop McCloskey is the first
American' cardinal, ' it is interesting to'
know5 in what deo his new position
differs from his caT; The new dress he
must wear is thus1 described: The dress
f a71 cardinal i is peculiar both in style
and texture, and tha difficulty that was
expected greatly perplexed those who
had the matter in charge. According to
the official programme the robes of a car
dinal are eomposed of three separate and
distinct pieces the cassock, the mantel
letta, or t full cape, and the mazetta, or
short cape, all, when worn, assuming the
shape and having the appearance of a
single garment. These three articles
are made of a peculiar and very rich and
costly fabric, technically denominated
Sicilienne silk, which is usually manufac
tured fifty inches in width, in order to
avoid unsightly seams in the garments.
The color of the Sicilienne silk is a rich
shade of scarlet, and bears the name of
"cardinal color."
The dress of the new cardinal is lined
throughout with rich gros grain silk of
the same shade, and was made by a New
York firm. The robes are very, rich in
appearance, for the silk is interwoven
with , the finest quality of lamb's wool,
which gives it a luster unequaled among
such . fabrics. . The long, flowing , skirt,
surmounted by the capes, make up a
costume both rich and elaborate, so that
when , Cardinal McCloskey receives the
berretta an l assumes the robes of hit
high office lw wDl appear in the precise
dress as worn in Rome on great and im
portant occasions.
.4 - .YeM Way . to Beta lu .Subaeribexv
An indignant subscriber to the Eliza
beth ' Newt came into . the oQc a - few
days ago, and ordered Lis paper stopped,
because he differed with , Richard lis
Rue in his .views, of, subsoiling fence
rails, i. Richard conceded . the j man's
right to stop . his ( paper) and remarked,
coolly, ai he looked over his list : i ;
"Do you know Jim Sowders. down
at Hardscrabblef '
"Very wen," faid the man.
"Well," he stopped' InV paper lait
week beeaune I thought a farmer was a
blamed fool who didn't know . that
timothy was a good thing to graft on
huckleberry bushes, and he died in lees
than four hours."
" Lord, is that sot" said the aston
ished Granger. . . .
"Yes; and yon know old George
Erickson, down on Eagle creek I"
" Well, I've heard of him."
" Well," said Richard, gravely, he
topped his paper because I said he was
the happy father of twins, and con grata
la ted him on his success so late in life.
He fell dead within twenty minutes.
Tliere s lots of similar cases, but it
don't matter., Ill just cross your name
off, though you don't look strong, and
there's a bad color on your nose,"
See here, Mr. La Roe," said the
subscriber, ( looking somewhat alarmed;
"I believe. Ill just, ker,p. on another
year, .'cause I always dil' like your
paper, and," come to t think about it,
you're a'young man, and some allowance
orter be made," and he deported, satis
fied that he had made a narrow escape
from death.
nature of the sensitive znaa would revolt,
but a striking illustration of how the
poor suffer, and bear their sorrow, until
the weary spirit passes into another
world, while on the other side of the thin
partition dividing society, all is comfort
and ease, and naught is known and but
little cared for the poor man's woe. In
this case, perhaps, the victim's life was
one continuous struggle to obtain bread,
and he struggled on and on until th
angel of death came to his rescue. What
multitudes of similar cases lie hi Jden in
the heart of the great city no one can
compute; but they are there, and their
existence should .touch the chords of
sympathy in the heart of every man and
woman who cares for the well-being of
their fellow.1 This particular case oc
curred at No. 2&4May atreeLi , From the
dwelling a krw jKipalid-lookiEg build
ingissued forth the walls of a woman.
which too clearly indicated the torn and
aorrbw-Iadea breaU. 'No one seemed to
know, 'and, strange as it may seem, none
in the neighborhood seemed to care, why
the grief was caused. Dr. Benjamin C.
Miller and Alderman Tom Scott, accom
panied by the JiUer-Ocean . representa.
tive, entered the building, and there, in
a room devoid of any furniture except a
wretched bed, table and a. chair, on
the floor crouched a woman, moaning
laid crying in the most angshing man
ner. She. would .not be t 'TOaforted, al
though the kind- hearted oElcials did
their best to assuage her grief, but only
pointed to the bed. ' Oa the bed was a
white sheet, and, rai&og the covering,
there was a mandead, and from Ins
looks he had been dead for some time.
When the man's face was exposed the
poor woman's grief burst out afrwh, and,
in broken English, she cried out: "Oh,
my Charles, what ahaUI do 1 My God !
He loved ma sol .WhaC ehall I do!"
What stronger tale of broken brart
could be told ' He loved hr, he strug
gled for' her, he died' for hrr, and his
emaciated face and body howed too
plainly that he had died from poverty.
. Ben Miller; took the woman aside and
comforted her as beet ho could, and, le
tween sobs and half-choked utterance.
managed to obtain a few facts regarding
her husband. 4 He died three days ago.
and for want of friends, for want of
money, she could not provide for the bu
rial of his remains, but was compelled to
live, for three whole days with the
ghoetly countenance of her once loved
husband and why cannot the poor love
and be loved as weU as the richest of
the rich I to keep her company, and
her htilo babe -of .twenty-one months
must add to her grief by its childish
prattle and merriment. She aaid that
for two whole days she had had nothing
to eat, and, poor woman, she was really
faint from want of food., Her husband
had been a consumptive for some time
past, and if he could obtain work was
unable to hold his situation. Now and
then he managed to' get some work.
merely in name, and on the proceeds of
this they had subsisted for some tune
past. But the end came. Prostrated
by his malady, he was taken tick. She
knew not whither to go for aid. I or
three days he suffered from hun
ger and disease, and death came a
merciful and welcome visitor, and Kate
fAitT : was left alone and helpless
with her infant. Bat the cries of the
widow and orphan are heard, and Ben.
Miller and Aid. Stout were the messen
gers of mercy. Give them credit for it,
for they deserve it. They told the
The .Yew Gold Beatotm.
The papers all along the forbidden
route to the Black Hills are ecstatic over
the gold business, and in consequence
the country is as minutely described as
ever anything could be. .. A respectable
proprietor of a mail line in one of these
border towns has posters abroad inform
ing the public of the .time his coaches
Xot That Kind.
. In a case of investigation into alleged
legislative) bribery, ' pending in Wood
county, Ohio, James Ii. Gordon, a legisla
tor, testified that three members of the
House of Representatives had offered
birtv money to vote for a bilL One of
them said: " Help us, and the day after
the bill passes some one will hand you a
cigar, which you will unroll, and you will
find one hundred dollars there." ? The
witness "asserted that Ills ' reply to this
"I do not smoke that kind o
Young Walworth.
The condition of Frank IL Walworth,
the parricide, who is in the Auburn In
sane Asylum, is said to be so bad that
his friends despair of his life. To the
casual observer, the Troy Timet says,
he appears to be slowly wasting away,
and his health certainly is rapidly de
clining. Epilepsy in an aggravated form
is his principal ailment. His mother,
who visits him at . intervals, is weighed
down with grief at his deplorable con
dition, and her interviews with her
wretched son are described as mct ten
derly pathetic. !
(of a very primitive sort, no doubt) will
be furnished for fifty cents each during
the journey. Every precaution is taken
to detect and prevent parties from going
to the Hills, and to facilitate matters
fifty of Spotted Tail's band of the Brule
Sioux are to be enlisted at once, to serve
three months, and are to receive the pay
of soldiers. These Indians will be under
the immediate command of an army cflJ
The Black 11 III
The Sioux Indians, it is said, offer to
811 their title to the Black Hills region
for the sum of 1,000,000. A delegation
of them will visit Washington to try and
make a bargain, and it is intimated that
they will bo met in a ' willing -to-beg
spirit, and that a rata of money, net as
large as that asked, will be paid them.
agonized woman that she . would not be
left helpless. They gave her money,
furnished her a. coSlri and gave direc
tions to the nearest undertaker to pre
pare the body for burial. From the
house theT visited the relief and aid
society and exacted V promise that the.
thould be cared for. Thence to the
county agent's ofice they went, and he.
j too, promised to look after her needs.
This is a history of a few days of this
poor woman's existence. The neighbors
cared not enough for her sorrow to ten
der her aid, and it was only yesterday
afternoon that the wife ef awantint firo
marshal Petrie, who resides in the vi
cinity, heard of tke case. As for the
kindness of the o facial can it be over-
start for the gold regions, and that meals jf the Interior department can purchase
it will open the country to settlement
under the laws governing all raining re
gions. The Sioux to remain in the
Black Hills country, subject to the same
restrictions as all other Indian tribes
under governmental control. , I
tie Found . On.
Somebody wanted to know "who
wrote that article " ia a Southwestern
mf mnA will Vm nvAil mr-ontm in wKIefi t
w will n.l r-ttrl ht exchange, and the paper promptly re-
noTmoTeKt the miners making for the Plrd thus: "The man who wrote
HUls. A great many of the small parties
who succeedia elud'n z the military will
be .overhauled by them in the Black
HUls. and according to existing orders I
estimated ? ' Ilerciim it not confined to
the battle field. This act of charity,
simple and unostentatious ss it was, was
s noble one, which stamps them as heroes
above the victors of a Lard fought bat
tle, where pride, not the lore of man,
inspires them. The deed of charity
which is done, the left hand being in ig
norance of the work of the right hand.
and for which no recompense is gained,
is the noblest of all. It is the work of
an almost divine inspiration. Verily,
for such aa'sct they will be rewarded.
Sncxnro rrr ttoc Wat. One of the
be conducted back prisoners.
-n w t; wt4. .lrfOTr.1 ru followed tha profession of prize-fighter.
l.-t..j j , . . . i
fWh bv atArvalioa so as to become more
of a success in his peculiar line," Tbe
editor of the paper was net asnoytd by
further inquiries touching the natter
tht article early in life was a hard-work- Sioux chiefs selected td visit Waahingto n
ing blacksmith, later be was a drck-hand t and diapose of tn llack Ihr.i was asked
on a steamboat, then he was a cow-boy
on the frontier, but of late years he has
' New Jersey henceforth puni&hes prize
fighters the same as ordinary criminals
cr assault tad battery.
hy they demanded so ranch as one
mill Ion dollars for their land. The chief,
in the peculiar Indian way, said that
whenany lmoney' went to Indians so
much of it stuck1 ia the hails of the
agtnts by the way that evea with a mil
lion paid, very LUle of it would reach
poor Indian.

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