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VOL. IV THIRD SERIES.
PUBL18IIKD WEEKLY ;
J. J. BRUEIl,
- Proprietor and Editor.
J. J. STEWART,
BATES OF MJIM Itll'TION
On Year, payaule in aavauce
51 Copies to one address, ....
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JOHN Hp BUSS
riENBlUS his eumplinieuts to his friends
JL and the public, and in this method would
bring to' their attention his extended facilities
for ineeting -demand in bis line of business.
lie 1 now prepared to furnish all kinds of
Urave .StontuC from, the cheapHHt irfad Rtoiies,
:Lu.:n, i-..rr ,ntlr wrk i.ofn hand. r,in I
bo ac-conim.KlHt.od on -hort time. Mriitly in ae- j
conjiinr with xpecifications, 'drafts, and the
terttiflf the cmtract. -Stttisfaction guarau-
teed.lle will not be undersold, JS'orth or
Orders mtliHed, Add rose, v
! JOlfX If. lUI IS. Salisbnrv.
E. BRYCE SILL.
HAYS & SILL
Druggist Bl Appthecaries,
CAX.IS3UZX7T, n. c.
Having purchased the contents of the
Hrttg 'jtore fofnn-1y occupied by Dr.
KdwanVSill. We , vl'sptctlully call the at
tention of the Citizens of Salisbury and
the Surrounding country, to the new af
rungement, and inform lhrm that, we will
continue to carry on the .business at the
same place,, anu the same excellent way
We will endeavor to keep on hand nil the
various goods tlrf people may nerd per-
taurine to our line, and therefore h.u.e
by atrict attention to biifiness. to rcjt'-ive
n liberal natromiirp.
Pnysiciaii's Order's 'Prompt; ;
ly, Attended To. .
rrexr.riutmn armrnM mul
r iii i il '
carefully tow pounded by reaabte
and competent druggists' dag--or
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ji i y hi.
UPWARDS OF FIFTY FIRST PRE
.M1UMS andjfuhl and Sdtcr Medals
I were awarded to Chales M. Stieff
i$r the best Pianos in competition
with all the loading manufactnr-
sf ers of 'the country.
i Office and IXew YTafe rooms,
Ko. 9 Xofth Liberty St., JiA LTJMOllE, Md.
) The Stii-u'a PianoH contain all the latest im
provements to be found in a fiit-class I'imio,
With additional iiirprovcmcntt of his own in
tention, uotto bo found in other instruments.
The toue, touch land fininh of their, instru
ments cuuhot be excellcfl by any manufactur
; A largo assortment of second-hand Pianos
always on hand, from 75. to :i0.
i Parlor and Church Organs. miiu' twenty dif
ferent styles on hand from "!' suid upwards.
I Send tor Illustrated Catalogue, containing
names of over twelve hundrc-d Southerners
(fivehuudred of which are Virginians, two
handred North Carolinians, one hutulred and
fifty East Tennessear.s. and others llironghout
the'-South). who have bought the Stieff Piano
since tho close of the war.
J.ALLEN BltOWN, Agent;
j 22:40t- . SalisbnryN. 0.
Georgia Home Insurance Co.
Of COLUMBUS, Ga.
IxcoRFonATEilSoO. Capitai $350,000
J. RHODES BROWNE, Pretidcrd,
D. V. W1LLCOX, Sccrdary:
All Losses Equitably Adjusted
And Promptly Paid in Full!
Property owners desiring to obtain reliable In
surance will do well to protect themselves by
securing Policy in ' Georgia Home Insurance
Co." AgfncitiH at prominent points in all the
. BoutherVStates. "
I. J. ALLEN BROWN, Agent,
j Office No. 2, Granite Row,
April 25, '72. Ty Salisbury, N. C.
' 'Marriage.Crtificatcs sale Jiore. f
5 V AMiWwf ?
- LOST LOVE. .
Thatch nf palm and a patch of clover,
. Ureath of balm in a field of brown ;
The eloudsblew up afid the birds flew over.
And I looked upward, but who looked
down ? ' "
v - - .
VV'i.o was true in the test that tried us ?
Who was it mocked ? Who now lnourn
The loss of a love that a cross denied us,
With folded 4iands and a heart forlorn ?
God forgive when the air forget us
The worth of a smile, the weight fa tear.
Why, who can measure f The fates beset us
We laugh a moment, we mourn a year.
IJuuquio Miller in the Overland Monthly.
How the world wag3, from the dawn to the
Who. are our friends, and who are our foes,
' How many wake, and how many sleep ;
J low many lann, ana bow many weep
How many sow, and how many reap,
IIow mBJ pray.Tind how many sin :
Iow ,nauy f' ahJ how ,nauy
y Aobody knows .
j-How tnany watch, and how many wait ;
Ilimnauy tarry, and how many mate;
How many early, and how many late.
How many give, and how many take ;
How niitny brew, aud how many bake,
Nobody knows. s
How many smile, and how many sigh ;
How many sing, aud how many cry;
How many are low, and how many high,
How many bless, and how many curse;
How many better, aud how many worse,
How the world wags, from the eve to the
How many love, and how many scorn ;
How many die. and how many are born,
AN ASP IN THE ROSES OF THE
Such was the expression of the veteran
Thomas Ritchie when, in 1846. General
! Harrison carried all the twenty-sir States
ot the Union except Alabama, Arkansas,
J''.""". oiin iew nampsu re ana
A i'-ginia, wlueh adhered to au Burcn;
Tit ?X It I If
ue popu.ar mfymuy oi uarr.eon, on
f j , -- 7
le?s tiia.:i two and a half millions ajrjrie-
gate ote, was
115,000 ; and that
vi!! ' I .-II
unterifii d" old Democrat declared tint
could thus be denominated.
Yet asjlie Baltimore
mi, frcm which we
i enun'!c nee
,il . cjminenti.,g on rue exppeesion
fcneh itho instajbiliiy of politics-tlu-it at
,i:t. vt lwidt-i.taiial election Jama's K.
1,,,,k-l'wcrati candidacy w the
Presidency, beat the greatest of American
staletnuau, Henry Lhu', ar.u the old
man's prophecy iproved true. Now as the
pHiue journal wads : "From Maine to
Mexico," and from the Atlantic to the
Pacific, there seems to he, with few ex
ceptiot!)v an liiost unbroken current of
Republican triumphs. The only coneo
la;ion fTr the defeated is that which a
Georgia negro suggested to his master,
plantation had bet u swept over by a tor
nado. The negro was sent out to ascer
tain the extent of" damages on the estate.
and, Titter including the surrounding farms
in his observati ons, he summed np lus
conclusions. ny Faying : - "Piaster, mere a
oniy one conclusion u . yWvnu ujiug.
. I-. ' I...: .. 7 .1 .: 11
, 10 uay, uconjia occupu t, iu iue miusi
of this general defection and desertion of St. Andrew's ciob slightly elevated j
the candidates and platform of the party ; above the platform. About half-past sev
of 1872, the position precisely of that of ; CU the execctioucrs arrived. One was a
Viiginiain 1845, with this difference, that ; heavy built man, and the other almost a
ebe is supoorted and sustained in her proud 1 glint. Both wre dressed in green flan
position of unthiikeh fidelity to the men j md jackets and had their arms bar . When
and principles she professed to support, 1 the cloak, on Sri. Mary's steeple, at. B.-l-by
given of her Southern sis:ers, an 1 a, grade struck S. thterc emerged from the
large and respectable minority of all of fortress a procession beaded by four horse-
im, whose voices wove not stitleu., and
could make themselves heard.
Never was there a truer utterance than
that of the poet when he said,
.Matr- spurns the worm. Jbut trembles ere
he wake ' ,
The slumbering venom of the folded snake."
Streugth and courage ever command
respect and forbearance from power, when
only exerted in defense or tesistav ce to
wrong; and the South is stronger to-day,
even after this defeat, brought upon us
by the defection of her Northern allies,
who dragged her into the position, for
which they now seek to hold her responsi
ble than she' ever has been aiuce the
All that she asks now of the triumphant
arty is to "Be Let Alone"-to be per-
united to tread the quiet paths of peace,
and develop her commercial and iudHstrial
resoui-ces, undisturbeXby the mischievous
intermeddling of the Federal government,
j if it will nofhelp her in so doing, and is
determined to keep her stui outside of the
pale'of the benefits showered with so lib
eral a hand on her more favored North
ern and Western sisters. .
A magnnanimous and patriotic policy
may disarm even the wasp of its desire to
Sting ; and the South never has more,re
sembled her own rattlesnake than the
"Serpent of Old Nile" in this, that she
never strikes except in self defense, and
peaceably pursues her own path when
Whatever the mutations of -parties or
politics may be within the next four years,
when another great struggle for 4 tie prize
of the Presidency is to take place, it is at
this moment too late and too early to
trouble our people about that matter. !So,
if the administration be prudent, it will
make child's bargain, with the South
and agree Jo let her alone if wise, to ad
mit her to a share of the benefits and bless
ings of thecomraon Union. Savanah
Despatches receivd at Berlin from Var
zin, announce that Prince Bismarck has
fully recoverd.. - I
BROKEN ON THE WHEEL.
There is no State in Europe in which '.
the barbarous punishment of breaking on
the wheel is inflicted on criminals except
Servia, one of the semi-dependencies of
Turkey. In Servia they have three
methods of punishing murderers, highway
robbers; and incendiaree. In the most
aggravated cases execution by breaking
on the; wheel is inflicted. In other cses
the culprits are tied to chairs, and the
headsman runs a sharp knife across their
throats ancr then breaks their spine. If
there are pecular circumstances of mitiga
tipn the culprits are shot by a file of sold-
One of the most revolting crimes ever
committed in Servia was the assassin;
tion of the whole family of a wealthy
farmer, named Detristisv. in Bialin Dis
trict, ebat twenty miles from Belgrade.
the capital of Servia. On the 24lh of
April, Detristisy, a man of forty years of
age, his wife, Susannah, twenty-nine years
out, ana bis three children, Frances,
Kathinka aud Arandas, aged respective
ly twelve; nine and four years, were found
in the house murdered. It was also dis
covered that the mother aud the two daugh
ters had been outraged. All the victims
had been beaten with bludgeous and then
An active search was at once made for
the perpetrators. Two days afterwards
they were discovered in a forest about
four miles from where the crime had beeu
committed. They were Sebastulus Alex
iry, "formerly a non-commissioned officer
in the army of the Sultan of Turkey, and
Mosres Alexander Wcrthsttin, an Aus
trian. When they, were arrested the of
ficers found several handred zequius aud
the watch of the murd. r -d farmer in their
possession. They were taken in irons to
Bucharest. , Upon being, brought before
the examining magistrate they denied auy
know ledge 6f the crime ; but the lath,
which is there still used upon the menda"
cious criminals, was not long in eliciting
confession from the tortured Wcrthstein.
After receiving fifty lashes ou the bare
back, he confessed that Alexiry and he
had brokeu into the house of the farmer
in order to rob him of thieehundred se
quins. 1 hey succeeded in lorcmg their
way into the house, but were confronted
by bim, whereupon a desperate scuffle en
sued. The farmer fought valiantly, bnt
they clubbed him, aud then fiuished him
with their dirk knives. Alexiry refusing
to confess, and remained firm uudepthe tor
ture of the lash, freely administered by
order of the magistrate. Both Alexiiy
and Werthstein were fully committed.
Their trial before the full bench of crimi
nal judges came off on the 11th of Juno.
It lasted but one hour. Both were found
guilty of murder without extenuatingcir
cums'anctt?, aud sentenced to be broken
on the wluI.
There was loud, applause in court when
the sentence was pronounced. Alexiry
hstenced to without emotion, erthstein
however, broke into loud screams, tore
his hairs and yelled for mercy. The of
ficers -of the court had to drag hi ra back
to bis cell. Ihe 14th of July was -fixed t
for the execution. Ihey were to expiate
their doom on the old glacis of the Bel
grade, upon which Prince Eugene, of
Savoy made one of his famt us assaults.
The 'execution' was to take place at S. A.
i Mf autl an enormous concourse assembled
t0 witness it.
The scaffold was circular, of wood, and
the only distinctive ieature about it was a
men. Next fallowed the car i po. in which
the judges and the priest were seated.
As tin procession emerged from the gate,
loud shrickswere heard. They were those j
f Werthstein, who, chained as he was,
hand and foot, screamed to Heaven for
bcln Under nroinarv iMri'tinwtaiippi I5j
, api1eaIg migLt have Lad ,0U)e t.ff,cl u'pon
the people. But, knowing the fearful
' c,mef which he and his accomplice had
committed, tlitre was not a voice raised
j,, his favor, and the soldiers were rather
; encouraged to punch him with the butt
emjB cf their muskets. When the cri mi-
o vi. iu x. v. 10. , i uli iut Vi lull-
liahj had been bmught on the platform
everv .tite.li nf .lntl.i.xr lft AIp.5
was torn off, and, he ws firmely tied to
the St. Andrew's. ern. TTtil rhi mn.
j ment ue had preserved his equanimity.
i But now the executioner drew from the
green bag a sort of iron club, with a knob
at its head. The fastened criminal looked
wistfully at the man who was to torture
him, and then put him to death. The
exi cutioner raised the iron club and crush
ed Alexiry 'g right shoulder. The murder-
erer ?ave a shriek, and made-a desperate ef
fort to free himself. He struggled desperate
ly iubis agony, but the blow which the exe
cutioner gave him on the knee-pan
elicited from the culprit a scream of pain
that caused the blood of the spectators to
freeze. After this infliction he seemed
insensible, and the other blows that crush
ed his joints and the finishing strokes ou
his belly were given as to dead a man.
Meanwhile, Werthstein, in his chains,
had to look on. He rent the air with 1iia
lamentations, and came near fainting away
ywbeu th executioner dealt Alexiry the
first olow. lie nung himself to the floor,
and begged piteously for his life, but, af-.
ter tW lifeless corpse of Alexiry had been
detached from the fatal cross, he was drag
ged to it, and in spite of his invocation,
fastened like his accomplice. He yelled
eyeu before he received the first stroke
with the iron club; but when that instu
ment of torture descended upon his
shoulder joiut, he' gave ah unearthly
scream, and the executiouer's blow upon
his knee-pan made him howl still worse.
F?ij fire miontea -an eternity under the
SALISBURY N. C, NOVEMBER
circumstances - he continued; lii yells,
and it was not until the excationer rave
him three heavy blows en ther'abdoraen
that all was quiet, aud Servian justice
A FAMILY ROBBED AND TOR
TURED BY BURGLARS.
A correspondent of the New York Uer
ald, writing from Pittsburg, Pa, on the
16th, says :
Tuusville in the oil regions is in a
state of great excitement to-day over a
most daring robbery, which wai, perpe
trated there last night. While Hit fiinily
of John Watson, residing on the hill op
posite to old Hinkly refinery,' were at
supper a party of men, numbering fivr,
entered the bouse, and approaching Mr.
Watson, with pistole in hand and masks
on their faces, demanded Liij money.
They cautioned the family nt to make
the least noise, telling them Hiat it was
their mouey they wanted, and that all
must submit to be bound and gagged, and
that if they mde the least resistance
they would call in the balance of the
gang, who were guarding the entrance
outside. They proceeded to handcuff the
family applying leg irons to the men
John Watson and Archibald Stewart - the
latter the eou-io-law of ihe former, at the
same time gagging them, -and then tying
the entire family together. They next
ordered Watson to open his safe. The
latter replied, "My money is all in War
reu, deposited with my brother." They
replied "We know whom you rt fer to, but
your money is in the house, aud we must
have it." Watson thereupon, with the
muzzld of a huge revolver placed against
his ear opened the eafe, aud something
like two thousand dollars were abstracted.
After the 8afe had been robbed the
family were tied iika long row and com
pelled to follow the thieves down in the
cellar, then up through every room in the
house, and at the peril -of their lives, in
formation as to where valuables were
kept was demanded and given After a
thorough search the family were conduct
ed back to the dining room. Mrs. Watson,
Susan Stewart and Archibald Stewart,
were placed on a lounge, blinfoldcd, iron
ed and gagged, and tied to the stove, in
such a manner that if they moved the
stove would tip over upon them. The
fiends then left the house, having remain
ed about an hour aud a half, while the
balance - nine in all were standing watch
on the outside. In the hurry to tit part
the lighted lamp was upset aud the house
set on fire.
The robbers then turned, as;d taking
clothes from thew.trdrobes, threw them
on the burning por.ion of the dwelling,
and with the utmost difficulty succeeded
in extinguishing the flames. Mr Watson
was severely burned, but the robbers
made no endeavor to pull him fiora the
flames. James Stewart, a member of the
family, arrived home after midnight and
found the family in a sorry plight. The
irons on Watson cut him into the bone,
and he was bleeding pTolusely. Those on
the other members of the family were
also very painful, and were taken off only
by severing them with a file. The thieves
had handcuffs for evry member of the
house, and thir pockets were filled with
handkerchiefs. They had also a plenti
ful supply of leg irons.
The police were notified, and at
o'clock this niormnf all th. linti-l-i in din
place were searched aud the town scoured
but no ariesta have to far been made
Tho villains have so effectively done their
work as to give no clue to their where
abouts. The greatest excitement exists
in the oil regions over this devilish out
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rage. 11 ls'veiy evident that the party
were aware that atson had money
uis nouse, as tic had neglected to deposit
a sum. the exact amount of which he doe
not know. None of the family were seri
ously injured but Mr. Su-wail, whose
feet and hands are dreadfully burnd by
the upsetting of a lamp.
SHALL WE KNOW EACH OTHER
Beyond the boundary that lies between
the visible and the invisible world, hope
promises lis a joyful reunion with those
whom we have dearly loved here, and
who have preceded us hi undergoing that
strange aud mysterious tiausfoimation
that ushers the human soul from earth
;.. .! riM! I 1
!nw T " I b last hope banishes
I " lIIC lclr!i "tu, ana u ngniens
j gI0m l,d,dknes8 of the grave,
11,0 eyesj ne the,r la8tre the llP cease
, .hearf fo!"CTer groW8 e,UI
! whil! 1 ,e ful " 1"' '&B to under-
,u' ,i,u"?1 OI le
tangible world. Who can say that these
things are not so 1 The most abandoned
soul instinctivejy feels in its existence, a
sense of immortality, that in its sober mo
ments is even striving to graspe at the
Uaievcaled glories of eternity. Let us
hope ou, that there phall yet be a plea3ant
recognition of friends in the hereafter. It
is at least a beautiful thonghtjf it may
uot be an indisputable reality. Eugene.
The sunlight that follows a shipwreck
is not less beautiful though it shines upon
the remnants of the broken bark ; what is
saved is so much more precious than that
which has been lost. The domestic ciicle
is always too small to allow of rupture ;
it is always too precious to make excusa
ble any neglect to prevent or to heal dis
tnrbance. There ar enough to minister
by hints andrrports, to domestic unkind
n ess ; and, unforluual" ly, the best, audi r
such circumstances, are much pioue to
mistake, and thus misrepresent motives ;
and trifles, with no direct object, are magni
fied into mountains of unintentional of
fence. It is the same in social lifV;. Let
us guard against it. " Delicate relations
are like the polish of costly cutlery ; damp
ness corrodes, and the rust, though remov
ed leaves a spot.
A SEUM.ON FROM JOHN" ROBIN-
Mr. Editou As I see from the secu
lar pHpers that John Robinson is again
on the tramp with his circus, and will visit
this State, I wish you to publish, for the
benefit of those pious Christians who pa
tronize such things, the following sermon.
or lecturejust as you choose to call it
delivered in one of the upper counties of
.1.:. c.. r, m..
iuis oiaie iwn years since oj one or his
clowns. The sermon was addrped ia
that portion of his audience who professed
to Le Christians. Hi re it is. I give it
to yon just as it was told to me by a gen
tleman wno was present. It was iu the
evening, when the peiformance was about
to close, the clown strpd forward, and in
a solemn tone addressed the vast assem-
lage prrflfut, omifg which were hundreds
of professing Christians of the different
denomination?, Methodists, Baptist, Epis-
copnuans, ana sbyteriai.f, Ju the lol-
owhtg style :
My fiier.df, we have taken in about
. . .
six hundred dollars here to-dav more
money, 1 venture to say, than any minis
ter of ihe gospel in this county will receive
for a hnlo year' service. A larrf nor
tiou of this money mas given by church
members, as a large portion of tbii audi-
nce is made up of the members of the
church. And yrt when your preacher
asks you for money to aid in supporting
the gospel, you say you are too poor to
give anything. Yet 3-00 come here and
ay dollars to hear me talk my nonsense.
I am a fool bee ntse 1 am paid for it ; I
make my living by it. Yon profess to be
wise, nnd yet you support me in my folly.
JJut pi r hap you say vou did not come to
see the circus, but the animal. Ah, now,
this is all an excuse. If you came pimply
to see the animals, why did yoa not look
at them and leave? Why did you stay
to hear my tiouseuse ? Now, ia not this
a pretty place for Christians to be in ?
Do you not feel ashamed of yourselves
lou ought to blush with shame lobe
caught in such a place as this !"
At this juncture the crowd began to
move off, headed by the church members
present. hat a cene is this ! A vul
var clown in a circus lecturing Christians
n the impropriety and sin of going to
such places ! A clown preaching against
circuses ! Is it not time that all decent
people were protesting against them?
Imagine the follower of the blessed Jrsus
at a circus ! And then, while there, think
of his bowing his head meekly to hear a
lecture 111 the evening from one who has
entertained him all day with his vnle-ar
peiformtinces, on tho evil of attending
such places ! All this took place on Sat
urday. On Sunday evening as I rode to
my appointment, I met some cf these cir-
g Christians on their way home
from the viciui'y in which the circus was
held. I asked them where they had
"To the show," was their reply.
"You mr-an the circus?"
"We went to see the animals," they
icplied, "there can be no harm in this."
"Did yon not go iu to see the clown
act ?" I asked.
They respond, d in the affirmative.
This conversation took place near the
church w hore I was about to preach. It
was the holy Sabbath.
"Will you not stop and hear me preach?"
"Ve should like very much to do so
l .r.l , t-
nut i liner expects us tiome tins evening,
as he shall need the horses to-morrow,
and it would be too late to go home after
preaching, they replied
I said nothing more on the subject just
then, for 1 bad another to occupy my time,
and my heart was too s.id to give utter
ancc to its deep feelings. A few Sundays
afte r this, the wriier preached in the fame
community and made a strong appeal in
behalf of t! e c;.u e of missions. He took
up a collection, and got four dollars am
thirty-eight cents ! Sit hundred dollars
rtnr a few hours nonsensical amusement
aid four dollars nnd thirty-eight cents for
the cause o' mis-sions ! ! ! Think of it, ye
circus-going church nietnbets ! for 1 dare
net call you Christians. Think of it, ye
who help by your money and example to
sustain such demoralizing things. How
wiil you account to God for your beha
vior? Whenever you start to the circus
or theatre, think of the clown's sermon.
llichmond Advocate. 11. W.J.
Birdie was only four years old, but she
had already been taught that God loved ;
her, and always took care of her. One .
day, there was a very heavy thnnder j
storm, and Birdie's si.-ters nnel mamma
even laid by thtir sew ing, and drew their
rVriira intn li ft mirbllp n f t!i rnnm nolo I
a"d trembling with fear. Bnt B.rdio
stood close by the window, watching the
storm with bright eyes.
"O, mamma! ain't that bu'ful t" she
cries, clapping her hands with delight, as
a vivid flash of lightning burst from the
black clouds, and the thunder pealed and
rattled over their heads.
"lie talks vely loud, don't He, mamma?
S'pose it's so ae deaf Betsy can hear, and
the nver deaf folks."
"(, Birdie, dear ; come straight away
from the w indow I" said one of her sisters,
whose cheeks were blanched with tear.
"What for?" asked Birdie.
"Oh ! be cause the lightening is so sharp
and it thur ders so loud."
But Bardie shook her hcad.snd looking
over her shoulder with a happy smile on
her face li-ped out :
"If it fuuders, let it f'inder. Tis God
makes it f::nder, and He'll take care of
me. I ain't a bit afraid to hear God talk,
Was uot Birdie's faith beautiful 1 Mam
ma and sister did not soon forget the les-
END OF TnK FEWEL TRIALAC
i QITAL OF THE ACCUSED.
! The trial of youpg Fewel, which baa
been in progress for over a week at Brenu
Tille. Virginia, for the murder of James
F. Clarke, charged with abducting and
ruining bis sister, and whom he shot dead
while helpless aud defenseless, within the
bars of a prison, resulted last evening in
the rendition of a verdict cf not guilty,
the jury btug out only a short while.
Their retirement for deliberation thus ap
pears only to have been as a raatUr of
form. Of course the grouud cf aeqaital
must lie somewhere amongst the proposi
tions so ingeniously woven by counsel
for the nse of the court in "instructing"
the jury as to the ifs and bots wLicb might
bo availed of to indicate insanity until
after the shooting u done, and no long,
cr. If any one thinks tie matter cf the
fall of Uui Fewel has U-en in any way
betteml, or society served, by the killing
of Clarke, and now by the acquiu of the
man who slew hire at every disadvanUgs,
we do not. That there is nrt-d of ade
quate provisions by lw fur the condigo
nunis hmeut of seduction no one can deny;
but while every cororauniiy looks only to
the mode of dealing with such offene at
was resorted to in this rate, no acb ttst
ule and lawful pamtbrneut as should be
provided can poilly be secured. If
that force of public opinion which is now
spent so questionably would torn itself to
the good parpor-e of demanding and se
curing efficient lrgitistioo for the punish
ment of the seducer, or the meting out of
justice according to the guilt of parlies in
such casts, it would be far better for the
community in the cud. If death is to be
the penalty of seduction, let it be made
so by 1 iw, and let the punirhment be ad
ministered with the dignity of law. IU1
Tub Richest Max in tije World
The Khedive of Egypt is prohably the
richest roan in the world. His yarly in
come is $60,000,000, and he has twenty
five richly furnished pllacc wiihiu the
walls of Cairo. He is vastly more pr g
ressive than the Sultan, the Turkish
master ; is rapidly extending his domin
ions, building railroads, and making com
mercial improvements, and will ultimately
become independent of Turkiidi dominion.
He is at present making arrangements
for the connection of a railroad tin the
Nile to Dongola, and thence across the
desert to Ixmdon, which country he will
make one of his own provinces. It has
en return ked of him that "the Viceroy,
upon any throne in J.uiopr, w ould be the
greatest, monarch of the ag" He i not
only a prince, but a merchant, a capitalist,
a statesman and a cultivator. He deep
only four hours out cf twenty-four, nnd
at his desk centre his railroads, steamship
ines, telegraphs, postal service, private
estates, sugar rndls, cotton culture, army,
uavy, aud civil service.
Sixgular Fatality- Among Chil
dren. A few days since the children of
Patrick Cunningham, a respectable work
ing man cf Bloomfield New Jersey, four
iu number, were taken suddenly ill and
began vomiting violently. On Thursday
the eldest, a boy of nine years, died ; on
Friday another, and at last nccoiints the
fourth was gasping its last. Two skillful
physicians were unable to determine
what the cause of death is, though they
have been in attendance from the first
and have seen all the phases of the strange
disease. Many supposed the children had
been poisoned, but this theory is disposed
of. The bodies presented a very datk
appearance, and were covered with blotch-
es soon alter death. The disease, h.tt
ever it is, is thought to be contagious, aiid
preventives are taken lo keep outsiders
away. .Njmc ot ilic m itrnn? assert that
spotted fever is tire fatal disease, but the
doctors say not.
"I Am the Dook."- Here is a story
f r the children. I.i a town in the north
cf Scotland, some boys were in the habit
of m ctii'g together for prayer. A little
girl was passing and heard thetn sing.
j She stopped to listen, and thinking it was
I just an ordinary prayer-meeting, she felt
j anxious to get in. Puttiug up hrr hand,
j she pr.lied the latch, hut it would not open;
it w.s fastened on the inside. She be
came very uneasy, and the thought atoee
in her mind, "What if this were the door (
of heaven, aud me inside V She went
home, but could not sleep. Day after day
she became more troubled at the thought
of being shut out of heaven. She went
from one prayer-meeting to another, still
finding no rest. At length, one day,
reading the tenth chapter of John, she
Came to the words, "I am the door " b'he
paused and read the verse again and again. I
Here was the very door she was seeking,
' and wide op'n too and el,e euU rtd m atld
Jollification at Lexington. We
understand tho rads had a jollification at
Islington on oaturday last. Mr. uv.iey
made a big talk, in which he became might not sun from the Et.t Afririo est
quite humorous. The powwow of Grant's and arrive in four months in view of lbs Tat
taiibfuls ended in the buruing of some- . ganxaujika- (Cheers.) Herein I recofbis
thing liac lion. JUewis 1 lanes Urte'ey
White Hat, under the direction of a sirs p
ing specimen of the 15Ji amendment.
Not tite Worst Beaten The In
diana Xetcs says it has l en said a num
of timea that Mr. Greeley is the worst
beaten candidate who ever ran for the
! Presidency. Th's is a mitake. Ser-
eral camlii&tci have received fewer elec
toral votes than be will obtain. In 1832
Henry Clay only bad J0 electoral votes. fct; at the Bioaparte mankn at Chisel
In 1810, Martin Van Bnren, rcning for hurst, Many visitors from Pria vers
re-election as President, bad but CO votes
In 1S52 General Wiofield Scott bad 42
In 18C4 Horatio Seymour had
11. WHOLE NO. 851.
Now that truth is no longer dangerous
to party success, it is poritively rt firth. .
ing to note the amount f it Wing ud4 ly
administration organs and politicians. Tla
leading republican organ of this ;ity cb
tutbs the equilibrium of iu repaUkaa
readers by declaring that ue Lave as a
party yet to prove that we deserve to re
lain the coutrol of public affairs. Sr.
Squeers would prouounce this "richness."
W e , not hopeless of eleven-hour converts,
regard such-frank confei-ma as good fur
the seal of oar Udy politic Il retnttBS
to be seen," continues the Uttcr-dsy peni
tent, "whether the party can, retain that
popular confidence which the electbca
show so nnmisukably that it nowpossese
es." "Ici V on i-arlc IrancnW is tb
sign .f Parisian shops into vMcb the
Anglo-SAXou is Wgu lcd ly ibe lop f
Wing cheated ia Lis native tonpia.
Truth peken here should leactforlh
head the Wlctlti of our fraak eea tncpora- '
rv. Not to le It ft bggisg ia the rear tl
toe national confess ional, a pmmlof at ad
ministraiioQ wcxkly aserU lhl there is
a very positive public sentiment lo faicr
of civil seiviee rrforra. Bat it crrtaloly
is not entertained Ly the working politi
cians, sLo are the Ul persons to t affect
ed by the cotisidrrstrons wLicb eosiBKbi
the rrfjrm to independent citiicci. Can
we believe our eyes I Did that civil ser
vice plank ia lie repobUcaa platform
mean nothing I Was H metely Uid down
for these working poliiicUbs lo stand
upoo daring the J'rrtiseuttsJ canvass, and
now is it to be cut op iuto CoocrestionsJ
Uvoibpicki J Our honest weekly actually
hi misgivings about the b r iltots it Las
Sent to Washington pledged to institote
this necessary rfaim. "Ct.gtcts wiil
move wbn it ELUtt, not L f-re. It will
more wht a the chantry demsndf, and not
before." And so we are not to have peace
after all The country cannot trust its
reprcciitatives, and people ar.d perss ate
to pass the lust fuur yeirs in bullying
Congress into keeping a solemn oath 1
Really this is "mot iatohrble and not to
be endured." If even a r-rra will turn, -w
by may not prets and pe.pU I Gecersi
H twley, a hading adminUtralioniit, de
clarer it "is eay to break the rrpublicsn
party into warring fragments within six
mouths." Veiily, now that the republi
cans have taken op thfir residence In the
Pa!ce of Truth, a cnfidirig eoontry has
rcaon to tremble fur tic future. N. Y.
A GOOD CONSCIENCE.
An Indian, being among his white
neighbors, asked lor a little tob.cco, and
one of tin m l.aTing K.tnc lsc iu his pock
et, gavs l.itu a handful. The day follow
ing the Indian came back, inquiring for
the donor, saying he hid found a quarter
of a dolUr among the tobacco. Being
t ld that, as it had been given to him, bo
might as well keep it, he answered, point
ing to hie breaet, "I got a good man and
a tad mm here ; and the good man say it
is not mine, 1 iuu.t return it to the owner;
the bad roan siy, 'Why, be gave it to.
you, and it is your own ;" the good man
say, "ibui's not iiJT.1, the tobacco is
yours, not the money ;" the bad man says,
Never mind, you got it, go buy some
dram ;" the good man says, "No, no! you
must not do so;' 'to I dou'lknow what to
do, and 1 think to go to sleep ; bat the
good man and the bad man keep talking
all night, and trouble me ; and ov-w I bring
the mouey back I feel glad."
Hard axd Soit Water. All house-
wives may not know how material! v the
effects of hard and soft wa.rr differ in tho
cooking of various vegetables; while one
' i p cica i t vegetables requires bard or
' soft water as the case may be, another
' species becomes sensibly deteriorated by
it. f or l-isUnce, peas and bcaui cooked
m hard att r containing lime or gypsum
will i.ot boil tender, because these lub
stance3 har.len vgetabl-a cafctinr. In
soft water they boil lender, and lose a
ceitain raw, rank last, which tl..-y retain
in b ird vrnv.r. M iny vegetables (onions)
boil nearly t .td s i:i s 't water, b'fau'0
all the flaver i dissolved out. Tbe addi
tion of sli often checks this, as in ease
of onions, caut ing the vege tablea to re-,
tain their peculiar tlivorhig principles,
besides much nutritious matter which
might be ltt in toft water. Thus it ap
peals that the salt hardens the water to a
degree. For extracting tLe juice of meat
to make a broth of soup, soft water, un
filled and cold at first, is best, for it much
more readily penetrates the tissues; but
f'T boiling meats where the jaices should
be retained, hard water is preh rable, and
the meat should be put in while it is boil
ing so as to seal up ih Ktes at once.
a a .
Stanlet. th Livingstone exph.rer. who
was lately hut.oret with a p.L!ie reception by
the aacieLt guiiil of I uruers. t f London, la
! the course t.f Lis rejdy to aiJre tha utad to
hiui on that ecaiou. "d :
"It took sveo mouths to reach Ujiji; oow
(Cbeers ) I hare studied the nator of th
country aud its inhabitant firly welL and I
ttKr . ..m
the utility of tny work, si work, si well as
that .f Burton and Spkc. (Cheers.) his,
indeed araiLtLU to eomturev a&d to tradsi
aud it is iu the Lnds of the tnosered uuen to
t ik aJrantA;e vf ibe ezplorrr't tsburs. Boi
only to ,Lui'j jcatury pr.ft fro.n trad
enfefpli. bt.l U c.I tain t!. mc k bowlrdf
meutsof eiili2d tati-ris f..r reffeclitg tis
djzilir g light of eiriliiatior.s npo th poor
benigbt xgr ..f Afrie at4 WisgiBaT
tbetn witLia the pale of oar sw-iy (CLr.)
Eit.knie. On the 15;h but., Her
MYiesty t'.ie ex-Km;ire Eurtt.ie btli a
pre sent and paid reiecUul fricodly cvn
pli ment, and Louiiu-ls wets received f ruia
a number of the 1 reuch regtmenta serving