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THE ROTTENf GROSS:
U lias been many a long ; day since
tlien, yet I remember itall, just as tbotigb
it bad occurred but yesterday. " ; ! 4
1 was a carp'iiter, tbe foreman of a
large establishment, and as such poMees-
ed the entire confidence of my employer,
liot by the way, bad been a schoolmate
ol mine. ; - - - . ' : ..
One day he called me into his office to
look at some rare coins, he bad just pur
' '-Here," said he, placing in my band a
heavy gold piece, Ms one which is worth
more than nil the rest put together. It Is
h great curiosity. I paid C200 for it, and
considered it cheap at that. 1 could easi
ly doul le my money in selling ; and so
you see, Harvey, it ia ' reallv a good iu
.vettmenVr. ' " - ; r;
"Mo doubt it is," said I, "though it
seems a large sum to have lie idle."
IJreathrd an involuntary sigh as I laid
ihe coin down on the depk, for .200
the best iluthors; Blaiiit 'gftooks. Albums of ! WoalI have sieuied a fortuue to me jnst
the mos stvlish Juu ; Steretscopes and i then.
Views; School Bokst all kinds in general The tevere illness of. my wife, and one
r . " W t b-w - TT w '
use. Mates, itus, wntJnJ Faper of the best of my children, and the death of anothc
uamjr ; j hii x aper ana vv inaow snades m ide serioun inroads on my
in Kreat farie'y. Music Tfachers for vocal, had required the excrci,e o
1'iauos, liai jo, violins occ. . 1 t r
i J J economy to keep myself fre
A wons TO
"Herd it is,") I eaiid, 5'and as you fralue
your toiil, keefj your word wuh roe. My
wire and cliil Irp 4r $tarving, or I wiuld
not attempt this work If I, die jhevtcati
live on tbe hundred dollars tor awbilf-,
until my; sick wife recuvers her strength.
rUE MOON A PEAD WOUIiD.
Among the ilIuiiori8 swent awat hv
j Tbe Great QoetUaa f alL Lid a ihm
present race oi man, more iinpojunt thin
- . BATHING.
VfrV few frnifc riumi.!ir all n m
. - i - . -p-- . . . . i. i
moder.. Science W the pleasant acv B b- oe,eraiH, oi he.l.h a, "'V T, . Pntuu atare-
that the. moon wn. a habitable elob like "" W"B iui. H .H,IIe,K,uU "7 ". w.T .uirrworea W1U U
the earth its .!. HiriifiiL V. ba.e re?u!.,rlv, bni ,b. y i ?f. h.6 U,tn too-
stated by tbt
I II make it hundred aud fifty 1'tex- Uk
claimed the architect,1 "and may God 6ro. form
tect yon i at l; bad the sam rteceg-Hr to ly diect-T ed the probabilities of its beinir
asbcnu iuat nerpie. i i wuhwi BbK no isrin inuauiuu oy a rce of sentient brings,
to risk his life thereJ r But eme, and keip j with forms and faculties like our owu.ttud
a steady iband and eyeV , 1 even Dronoundedaebeiiii- for t.fni..mvmn. 'n, v-
I followed him into the church, then p ' inunicHiion with them, in case theyfcxis- i , m L,tn,,'lf ,Io;n Ut l"hy mnt have n
into the i-pire, 'until: we paused beforela ted. One of these was to -construct on i 1,oroaK" cleaning very ttuturJjy night i
narrow wintlowL 'Vint was the! nni.,t f.,i 1 l,n .r-? t,;..1.1.,. e a.:. - e laughed at. t
. , , - vr J . " - yn nn.B ut
regilarl), in lokU ioii m ha in fiac
lioumis.' laiuier Biifbr, who has a
rolo that everv m -mbers ..f Lin familv
I must start b my perilous fell
I had undertaken. ; - ; ,
Casting a single glance at: the peopl
in the stret bewj-mere spocks in tb
disiance I reached out (rout the wLidowl
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A TO rAHMEIlS 30278.
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Feb. 20 tl.
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EUWAKUS K lMiUUUHTUM.
Feb. 13, tf KaleighrJJ. C
to! be nrond and to
boast f The farin is the keystone to every
industrial pursuit. When it succeeds all
prosperwheu it falls, ill Hag, Don'tthink
yon cau1 be a great tilian; because you are
the Sun of a farmer. Washington. Webster
and Clay were fanner's sops, but while they
tnilcd thy' studied. Sp di ve. Buy a good
bonk, oHc at a time, rtitd iind dlsrest it, and
Call aiid see me and look ovr boks.
And i Get a Good Picture.
i . . - j
We vvill givi you a gio4 picture or not let
you tnke.it awiy ; for ue fjiion't intend that
huv bad work shall a i fioiii this olfice to in
jure us and the business!. -Call and try.
Up blcurs oeliceen lJdrfc$rs and Miss Mc
31 nr rail's. f
Call ft ml examine iny toCk of W'all Paper,
Window Shades. Writing paper, Inks &c.
Mind 1 dou't intend to be under sold.
' S - .11 Feb. 27, tf.
purse, ana it
t the utmost
economy to keep myself free from clebt
nay, I had been obliged to withdraw from
the bank the small sum. which, besides
my salary, was all I possessed of worldly
treasures. Thinking of this, 1 laid the
coin down with a sigh, and turned-away
to attend to my duties.
The next morning I was again sum
moned into the office, but this time I met
with no friendly greeting as usual,
"Harvey," said my employer, abiuptly,
"that coin we were looking at has disap
peared. I have made a thorough search,
but it is not to be found. It has h'-en
carried away "'by sonic one You alone
saw or knew of it, and "
He paused and looked significantly into
my face. I finished ihe sentence for him,
lhs. hot blood dying cheeks and brow as
'You mean therefore, that I took it
"What else can I think? The coin
whs here ; you alone saw it. I cannot re
call having seen it since it as in your
hands. Yon arc in need -of nionv : you
have told me that yourself. . It w.-is a
great temptation, and I forgive you be
cause of "our old friendship, but I cannot
retain you in my employ. Here is the
salary due you "
''Very well," said I with forced raini
ness, so be it. Since you have so poor an
opinion of me after years of faithful ser
vice,"! sdiull not sloop to defend myself."
Then I look tire money he had laid up
on the desk, and went out from his pit"
Sence a well nigh broken hearted man.
But for the tender love of iuy wife, I
doubt not but that I would have buried
my sorrows in the grave of a suicide.
. swung myself out iton the spire II
For an instant my conrage faltered, bull
the remembrance of i Iny starving family
came to my aid and, with a silent prayer
for protection and success, I placed my
hand on the next block above my bead
and clambered up.
From block to block I went steadily
and cntiously, try each one ere 1 trusted
my weight npbii it,
Two-ibirds of the space had been pass
ed, when suddenly the block that support
ed me moved gave way. Oh,-heavens!
never, though i: should live to see a hun
dred years', shall I cease to phuddcr at the
recollection of that terrible moment.
Yet, even in the miJst of my agony, as
I felt myself slipping backward, 1 did net
for one second lose my presence of mind.
It seemed to me tlwt never before had
my senses been bo pr ternuturally acute, as
then, when n horrible death seemed inevi
Down, down I slipped, grasping at each
block as I passed it by, until at length my
fearful course was arrested, and then-
geometrical figures on a scale so gigantic
as to be visible from our plane ary neigh
bor, on the supposition that the tnoon
people would recognize the object) and
immediately construct similar figures in
rt ply ! Extravagant and absurd as i(ray
appear In the light of modern knowledge
the establishment of this Terrestiat anl
Luna Hgnal Service Bureau was treated
as a feasible scheme, although practical
Rd.fiicullies, which so often ktp men from
gnaKing ioois or ruemselves. Btood in tbe
vav of actual experiment but tlm diima.
' . i - -
As a general rule, the boys are made
their own judges fis to htn they should
ba:he the entire rtt reon. A whole winter
passes often wijhont ibis Uing done.
They go from wr.rui weather iu full, or
from their last swjinmiog cicutthm, totiie
weatber jn spring w heu they can throw IT
tbei'r clbtlirs a iid jg0 juio tl,e crrek." They
certainly rnjoy ibis nnual scrubbing and
experience a sorjl of delight afterward.
This scrubbing should be repeated once a
week. Jf there was a good place provid
ed and opportunity given, the Lw.ys would
A . . ft- .I I " . .1
no Biow iu uaineT An it is, nicy worry
Bion was kent nn .it ii.!PrvuU n.,i;i Jf n01 Bl0w lo
ii.onv.nJ tt,i ;rti.. I i .u- throut.li the winter, wsshing rc cularlv u-
w-. urn c uric yrt.ru ic iu mc I i . . . .
nj-tilliey must be able to Five witbont l,ai,(,a ..a.nd jc1 a,ul occasionally a f mt
UfeaThing or eating or drinking.
drinking. Then it
Tin rc can Le no life without air. Beau
fill to the eye of the distant observer, the
infoon is a sepulchral oib a world of death
aid silence. No vegetation clothes its vast
plains of stony desolation, traversed by
llllhllltrnni r.'ans k k.. . I lu ,,,c I
i,L-a .I,.,. v ..L the room Im given
-trijuiw, uiu, nit iii.u cmiiut luuiueiuiies i .
iospace ; no lovely forms of clona float in
ibi; blackness of it eky. The daytime is
oiily night lighted by a ray less sun.
Tpere is no rosy lawn in the morning, no
twilight in the evening. The nighw are
pilch dark. In daytime the solar beams
ar lost against the jagt-d ridges, t the
bathe. Thev eo'out into the world care
liness as to cleanliness of their persous and
with habits that ipust becorrt cted.
Good health and pleasure demand clean
liness of persou. And it is easy to meet
this demand. A ba:h room is not a ne
cessity. Let a Urge wash tub be placed
iu the kitchen, a:ld uficr the work ia done
up SIlCCCSHVliV to
differeut members ef the f-nnily. S nd the
boys in singly to that what is important
t)tiHina tnav niit I... i...,t. I . .4
let every one :ba!ho thorougblv and dividwli, thengnU aud wclfaof ely
onicklv.usinirasiooriowel ,"l ,.!... a,,d lLc l"'" tulturf of tL0d
.v . - r' - w ------
olio n of ibia
maiutge questiou is to comprehend Iim
teims. We air iu tbe mhlt ota break
icg up p rid. The old order jf things is j
going to pieces, Vut the new is mat formed. 1
ue siaaa midway iM-tweeo what was and j
filial it ta l. R. .lAnA J I
Ltf. w u science. We suffer frcml the eoafo
sion ioevitalle lo a transiUon epoch, a
time for readjustment has cot c$me. ''Bot
there Is no cause for alarm. The aexea,
compliment each other. Manfwaa pA
fof j - tonuu, and woman, for taan.
tach attnets the other by aomeinexplu
cable Jaw, and Cuds in tbe btlief libaVt
wuicn noiuing eise can supply and with
out which all else would be naatUfyiog
Tbe set perpetually prophesy each to
the other ; and, cut of their ceaseless ioo
iug, all that is best in culture finest ia
art, purest in enjoyment, most,' beaotiful
and cndartng'iu literatue, and lolieit fa
religion, come. In some form, the marriage
relatiou will endure while cmUiuioB.iar
vives, aud tbe ideal marriage! is ofooa
man one woman for life. So much U be
youud quenion, save with ttoseild
theorist bo would resolve society back
i us primitive atoms, and iusutala
y and animal'rm ly statute. Bat
all that relates to the form an$ circum-
stance of the relation is open lor recon
sideration. Iu discussiner -it. tliree nolnta
are to be kept steadily in mind-tlbe affec
tions and lasts and circumstahcts of la-
while my. head reeb-d w-ith the sudden re- sharp points of -the rocks or the steep sides
.is j I l i t ' .
action, a great shout came up from the
"Come down,1 come down !" called the
architect from the window ; half the sum
shall he yours, for the ri.-kyou have run.
Don't try again j Come down."
But, no! more than ever now I was de
tertuined to pucecd. I was not one to
give up after having undertaken u diffi
cult task. !
Coolly, but cautiously, I commenced
the ascent once more, first seeking in vain
to reach across to the next row of block',
for I did tjot. care to trust myself agaiu on
that which had proved so treacherous.
This I was compelled to do, however, tin--til
the space between the angles became
sufheintly small; to allow me to swing
across. Accom p'.ishiog roy purpose, at
length, I u nt Up more rapidly, carefully
testing each bloik as I proceeded.
Ere lung 1 reached the crn!?, an4 there
I paused Jo rcst looking down from tin
dizzy height with a coolness that even
then astonished roe.
A few strokes with a light hatchet, that
the architect bad heng at my back, and
profound abyi-se, and the eye sees only
grotesque shapes rtlieved against fantas
tic shadow black as ink, w 1 1 la none f that
pleasant gradation and diffusion of light,
non of that mbtle blending of light and
i-badow which make the charm of a ter-
r si rial landscape. A faint conception of
ty of soap md water. Once eftabli-h-d
it will be easily to follow this custom as
it is to wash the face every morning, and
that it will refiiltjheiiificiaiiy to the bcalib
there is no doubt.
CnisF-JrsTicE Ciiase ox tue Cos-
FEDtRATE DeaU. San the Columbia
rintniz : Chief Justice Chase, bile bold
There is no color, nothing but dead
:fnd black. The rock refbet pa-siVely
lit of the sun; the craters and ubvs
. . . ... - .
es remain wrappidin sbadi- : fai;tatic
feaks iisi- like pdiantoins in their glacial
cemetaiy ; the stars appear like f potf in
blackness of .-pace. 1 no moon is a dead
world ; has no anti'",l,"-'", s
A BEAUTIFUL EXTRACT.
I saw a temple reart-d by tiio hand of
ll IB Ba
i The fcnlt
PLANT should exaihirip the above-named
tdd an reliable Giii before piiyiiig arl- other
It couiIiihb the reqmreti qualities of simplicity.
Strengfh and Durability. (It pins fast and clean,
makes sexcel eut hut (olterf bnncinir l-4e. to
l-2c. per lb. above markt,and is universally-
aumitt?d to no the lightest umai g gin made.
e hayc had thirty yeaf s fexpenence in the
busiuefs, and warrant cvbryf giu perfect. Gins
constantly in the hands eif ottr agents, to which
(Mrclars, w ith testiindniajs and fall particu
lars, nifiiy bp had by addrei1ig.
JSliAKli r lilt(WlN, rresideut,
4Bt)wn Cotton Gin Co , New London, Conn.
CUAAVFORD & HEILIGjUgents Salisbury,
t N. U. i j March 6 4mos.
Suppoited by that love, however, and
the consciousness of my own innocenct?, I
took fresh coinage, and set resolutely to j piece by piece the rolteu cross fell to the
work to find an employer. I ground. r
But poweiful is a breath of slander ; j My work was done, and as the last frag
turn which way I might. I ever found ment disappeared, I found a sad pleasure
ihat the story of roy dismissal ftr theft iu ihe thought that, should I never reach
bar) preceeded me, and my application for the ground nlivje, my dear ones would
employment uniformly met with a refusal. : have ample means to supply their wants
jpM a v i i, im went on; piece ny pn-eeiur iinui- uum mj wm; iuh.ii uuiam ciupo-r oi m..
I I lI ture and every spare article of clothing : Sad and causionsly I lowered mystll
A JLXX I found itg way to the pawnbrokers, until, from block to block, and at length reach
at lentrth. even this poor resource failed
us, and mv children cried in vain for food.
Yet I did not sit down in idle cepair ;
I could not afford to do so; the life or
death of all I loved on c
my t xeitio" and so
li ! penned on
them with a heavy heart. 1 once more sei
out on the weary search f-r o:k.
All in vain ! refusal after refusal met
mv entreaties for emnh ment, and I was
ed the spire window, lamidst the cheers of
thoe assembled in the street.
Inside the steeple the architect placed
a roll of bank notes in my hand.
'You have well earned the money," he
said. "It does me good to see-a mau with
so much nerve--but bless me! what is
the matter with your hairt It was black
before you made the ascent, now it is
ing court in ltuhtigh, N. C, in 1SG9, was
the horrors of a lunar day may be fortnr-d invited to participate in the cereii.oien of
from an illustration representing a laud- decorating he graves of the Union dead
scape taken of the moon in the centre of at Magnolia Cemetery. He wrote iu au-
the mountainous region of Aristarchns. swer a letter ciniind ing sentiment of fur-
white I giveness and fratemity with the Confi-d-
crates, and was 'taken to tak for it Mr.
J. E. William,! president of a national
band in New Yoik, to which be leplied
reiterating the sentiments cij-itsctti in the
oiigir.al b iter. He said :
"It is tint true pin i ii i.-tu r quires that
, ' en-.t ciil w.tr tbould lx
marktd not by pioci ip in ui-.,.hvm-
isemeut, but by j manif'-ptai ions of sincere
good-will, espt c(.t!ly from the shccim-IuI,
a .d t'V jretieron it cognition l wlialever
was le'sfly brave and carne.-t and iioLlx
in those w ho fought on tie failing side. 1
liavc no sympaitjy witti me spiut winui
refuses to ftrew flowers upon tbe graves of
the read silder who fought against the
side 1 took ; and I am glad to know there
wan no such spirit among 'hose who join
ed iu decorating'the graves of the soldiers
of the Union w ho lie buried at Magnolia
Cemetery. The Magnolia lavishes its
pei fumes as fn civ, the pleasant air breath
e a sofllv, and the warm sun shines as
brightly over Confederate as over Union
graves. In the,! letter w hich has incurred
your censure, Is sought to put into the
hearts of my countrymen mmethiiig of the
divine charity taught by the tree, the air
and the sun, as "well as by the precepts of
our Saviour. Is believe it has done some
good, and 1 believe it will do more
1 2nd ANNUAL
attracted by n group of men at its base, j And so it was! That moment of in
Itiipi llt-d by some strange impulse, I fence agony, While slipping helpb-g-ly
approached and mingled with them. downward, had blanched my hair until it
A workman was standing near. ""by, appeared like fhat of an -old man. The
looking up at the great steeple which work of years had been done in an in-
towercd aloft some 250 feet above them, stant.
i i?a high ptunacb & in
the tar-taut p. al,. Ihe streams beat upon
it the Cod of Kjture hurried His thun
derbolts against it and yet it stood; as
firm as adamant. Itcve'.ry was the inji's
halls the gay, the happy and the beauti
ful were there. I returned, and the temple
was no more, its h'gh walls lay scattered
in ruins ; moss a; d wild grass grew there
The young, and the gay that revelled
there had passed awav. i
I sa v a child rejoicing in his youth -the
idol of his mother, tin pride of his
father. I returned : the child had become
old trembling with ll
he Hood the last of his
stranger amidst the desolation around him
I saw an old oak standing in all its pride
oii th mountains ihe biids were carol
ing on its b ughs. I returned ; the Oak
was lenfiess and sapless, the winds were
pla ingat their pasMiuc through its branch
Who is the destroyer 1 said I to my
A man in Wisconsin advertises ahorse
for sale iu the following scriptftral, faab
ion : i
Thou canst trust thy labor to Lira for
hi strength is great. ! '
l hou canst blind him with thy hand la
the forrrow ; he will harrow thus rajlleji
fter lh e. !
He will gather thy seed in tie bam.
His strength is terrible, in' which he
He paw-fd the valley, andwa&tb proed
in bis speed, lie mocketn at fear, urilher
turning his back from the hobgoblin.
Li ! bow be movetb bia tail like a cedar
his sinews arc as cables. 1
His bones are like strorg pieces of brass
vea, like Pars ot iron.
lie eatheih grass like an ox ; brbolJ,
he diiukeih up a river: and trdsteth that
W ho can open the door of bis face I
Yet thou cuusl approach him witfi a bridle
His teeih are terrible round bjut. ,
1 w i l not conceal bis past, nor bis come
He is gentle, be is kind, (
And bin fail sticks out behind. 1
1 wdiit to aell him for some: king I eaa
pay my debts with.
weight of years,
It is Time"
ing stars sang
When the mrtrn
in iy over the
Reliable Gift Di.ttribution in the
VAZiUABLS QXFTS I
RANGING IN VlALUE FROU
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ORGAN, WATcll, SOWING MACHINE
while a gentleman, eidcnlly an architect,
was addressing hitu in earnest language,
aid, at the same time, pointing toward the
golden cross at the summit of the epire.
"1 tell you, he exclaimed, as I drew
' said he.
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new rra-.c w orm, lie coinmencen ins course
And when he shall have destroyed all that
is beautiful of t e e ilh plutk d the Suu
Entering ihe bare, cheerless room w hich I f:oin his sphere .eiu-d the m-NUi in blod ;
was now all I called home, I found a visi- yea, when he shall have rolled heaven and
tor awaiting mo, my late employer. earth away ns a scroll ; thpn shall an an
"Harvey," said he, extending his baud, gel from the throne of God come forth,
"I have done vou a great wrong. It cot and with one foot on the sea and the oth-
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it must and can be done. The me a terrible pang to believe yoar guilt, er on the land, lift up his band towojds
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cross must De taten U(wn, or tne nrs?
heavy gale will send it down into the
street, and lives will be lost. Coward f is
this the Way you back out of a job," after
engaging to. do it ?"
I didn't know the spire was so liigh
but tbe circumstances
against yon, that I was
were so e: rnng
forced to Vielieve
il. I have found the com, Harvey; it
slipped under llte secret drawer in my
desk. Can you forgive me, my dear old
Heaven eternal, and ray. Time is, Time
was, but lime shall Le no more !
MR. AND MRS. MILL.
A WORD FOR NOVELS
NoveL familiarize men's minds wj.h so
cietiea not contiaed lo any age, country, or
clai-s. The poorest studeul tieads palace
room-; the seamstress in her garret neuetra-
lea into the most extlurivc Donuoii. i ue
pauper w ithout ; a vote ukes pait in the
hi 'hest tHi'iiica ot past times. c?ugges-
lions if philosophy, of wisdom, clothed
wiih ncrsoua ;tv. are eradully drunk iu
. J r a
and the reader lises bettered ; not tatigiu
the most approved kind of dramage of
woikhuurc ir lunatic asylum, but so lifted
above the meaner thoughts of d.tilf l.fe
that on all tul'ucts prt seiiled to Li in be is
iiirp'ud to Uke a broad and generous
view. Mau does not live by bread alonv nor
by Ucts alone. We arc not ail of tis statcmen
statiiiliciaus. ort students, careful lo read
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JOINED TWINS.! .
Persons mho have seen fiomtimelo
lime Hit; well-know ii Mamese twins, or
the two young colored git la jaoed from
the sbouldeialo the hip, that have been ex
hibitcd in this country and Lqrope since
our late civil war, have found (it difficult
to refrain from disagreeable speculations
as lo w hat may be the circa ntttauces of
the one or the other of tuber of tbe pair
w hen the fjoal uisotbIiou of dtalb snail
.... . t -i?-
come, i iiete m an instance on recora ia
ihe Every Diy Bok of Home, which
show t the fate of what were known as
the Biddenden maids, born at Iiiddecden,
England, in the year 1 100, ao who were
joined at the hips and shoulders. Tbey
thus lived 34 yesrs, when oee i them
died. The other was advised j to be se
parated from ht r at once, but answered,
"As we co;ne together, we wRl auo go
together," and w
ukt u ill aid died air
The wife of the deceased philosopher, everything on bnth tides of ihe questiou,
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Lurq&Sise, Illustrated me Familv fVeeklv. is
initsTUlKD YOLUM antf has attaind the
yon to do il."
1 he carpenter
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".ti".mii itr Hoorcssea 10 y ' u '
mais orrtcr.. ' I L. P. ? INK. Box 8rt
101 Wi Filth St. cincin J.Ti, O. Feb! 27-tf.
up there. D it yourself, if you want it My heart was too full to speak ; I silent
done ! j ly preed his baud.
'1 would if I were able," eaid the archi-' 41l will undo' the wrong I have done.
tect. But go if you will; let it be! My All tho world shall know I accused you
honor is pledged to have it done at any unjustly, not through my words onl but
piice and I can find a braver man than .through my aetions. too. You must be
my partner, Harvey. If you refuse 1
shall feel that you have not forgiven me."
I did not rpfn. Instead, 1 thankfully
accepted the offer which roy friend s.
generou&ly made, knowing that no surer
method could have been demised to silence
forever the tongue of slande-, and free my
name from the, unmerited reproach which
had of late rested upon it.
Unmerited prosperity has attended my
steps ever since that eventful day, but
neither prosperity or wealth can efface it
memory from my j heart, nor restore my
withered locks to their owu raven hue.
What is it you want done, sir!" I ask
ed. "I am a carpenter: perhaps I Can
He turned eagerly toward me.
"I will make it worth yoor w bile. Take
down that cross and I will pay you a
hundred dollars. You will have to as
cend these ornamental blocks, and I tell
(uowaitiw) Can(it!,y they are not to be depended
Eitherjocal or cau-
vasstng iu every
W A WTirn tTt Large cash
HH ri.ll X Mu kJ pay and best out
fit. Send at orice. f orterrtis. Address.
OVn FIRESIDE FRUiXniClicaqo. 111.
UMiMVf lj iu u.
on : tney must tie weak and rotten for.
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they have been there for years."
I looked up at the spire ; it was square
at the base aud tapered to a sharp point,-
while along each angle were nailed small
, gilded' blocks of wood. i
"It's a dangerous place to work. I
said, ''and there will be even more peril
-iu descending than in ascending. Sup
pose I succeed ia moving tbe stoue, aud
'If any accident happens to you, my
brave fellow, the money shall be paid to
j our family. 1 promise you that. Gve
rjie your address.
.Jolm otuart Alill, seems to nave Leeii a
remarkable woman. She died in lb.OO, at
Avignon, France, a few moinhs before, he
published his celebrated work entitled
Liberty." Tbe following is the uoble
dedication of that, volume :
To the beloved and deplored raemsiry
of her who was ihe inspiier, and in part
the author, of all thai is best in my writ
ings, the friend and wife whose exalted
sense of truth and right was my strongest
incitement, and whose approbation Was
ray chief reward, 1 dedicate this volume.
Like all that 1 have written for many
years, il belongs as much to her as to nie;
but the wmk, as it stands, has had, iit a
very insufficient degree, tho
and to test evety assertion. Ihe woild
is movtd by let ji.ig uiorc than by i.iterett
or aigumcutalivx: of powir ; anable nove
list may enlist On the fide of justice that
large force of ptjblic feeling which is call
eJ the opinion o the day without which
the legislative m tchiue could not be made
to move. To! lift men up, to make
them superior daily needs, to make them
forget animal wants and habitual little
nefs, is iu itselfj of the greatest and pur
est use. '
The telegraph bring us tidings of the
death of one of the greatest men of this
centnry. John Smart Mill, the eminent
logicau and mit!physecian has just died.
Ol course; he belonged to Great Britain.
We have no biographical Cyclopedia by
us and can not give the main points in his
life. He was a writter of great abilities,
and takes rank with the foremost thinkers
tf this or any age: Liine, iu his splendid
work, "The History of English Litera-
--',."! ! ft ft
lure, devotes an entire long chapter to
Strange Pets oka Murderess
Susan Ebeihart, the unfortunate woman
who was banged at l'restou, O t., on Fri-
inestimable day, while in prison waiting the execution
of her lawful sentence, whileU away Itie
solitary hours by m iking friends of ihe
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rats tti at had access pj ner ceu. gen
tleroan called toee her a few days b lore
her execution, anJ after some conversation
with her, told bor that he had understood
that she had son'' pet rat. Sb answer-
grave, I .-hculd be the medium ot a greater I ed affirmatively,; ami he then lobi her be
benefit than is ever likely lo arise" froin wanted to see tbein. She tapped on the
m- : I . .a
anvt unr that 1 can write unprompted flnnr when out ot their holea came uie
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advantage ot Iter: revision ; some ot tne
more itnpoitant portion having been re
served for a more careful re-examination,
which they are destined uever to receive.
Were I but capthle of interpreting to the
world one-half the great thoughts and
noble feelings which are buried iu her
hours after. 1 heir names wire
and Mary Chtlkbuet.
The I'aiscE Massmo. The deatk of
Prince Mascimo. the head of the oldest
aud noblest families in Rotai", and a firm
adherent aud champiou of th Pop
announced. It is stated mat 14 anc.vut
indeed, was lii pedigrte he claimed de
scent from FAus 3fximus, Ue Catic
tator," of ihe Pui.ic wars a cliim which,
if true throws into thcsbadethcQoaitcniyi
ol Eugl ind, of Fracce, and of jibe Eaat,
and ''ail tbe blood of all. the Howards '
to boot. His death has happried alibe
age of siuy-nioe. From the ime wkm
King Victor Emminuel'a troops entered
Rome he kept the gates of b'l plc clos
ed, nod nedilv refosed tiihcf U retire
from tbe Holy City or to have
to the comers.
and unassisted by ber all-but unrivalled
wisdom. ' s
rata until tin less lhail foUlteen of tbcM
had answered the call. They climbed up
on her lap and up to her shoulders, aud
crawled about oyer her bead, suffering
her to caress and handl- them as she pleas
I'he Western press is very largely join
ntr in condemnation of the dead-head and
dead-beat system of legislators, and In ed, and not one of tbeiu manifested tbe
him", and treats, him as tbe great "logi Kentucky they propose to make it an is
clan, of tbia country. (sue iri the legislative canvass. j
Wheeler's History or North Ca
RofrxA A New EniTiox.--We are
gUd to learn that Colonel WL ler, who
has been for year back collee'ijpg mater
ials for a new and enlarged edipia of hii
History of North Carolina, has. so netrly
brought bis labor to a elese. iTrrhtpe no
one appreciate ill value of Colonel Wbe
ler's llistory m"re fully than Editors, who
have ulnoal daily need to geC accarant
information iu itiatiou lo the Sste. We
sincerely trut that it will not bfr long ere
we have the beiifrfit of Ohme! Vbeeler'i
labors f r the laal quarter of a ctaiury
alaiftst, in the abape of a new arid etdarg
ed edition. I
It will be remembered that daring the
war Colonel Wheeler raa the Iilockide
aud wi-nt to England, where he roaioed
until the surrender, engag in Xmjn
ing the reeorda of ihe old Colonial Office
ia London. His opportunitiea fWacqnir-
iuz Tiy valuable information were good,
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smallest symtom.of alarm. Macon Ttle- and we doubt not that he made good nsa
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of them IFiL Journal.