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fiAleu reto guul!e feet
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i 4 i Jlow oui I ever ' prove 15 aJlr 3
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i l lle fi(;iilc-m my love. f ; j , j
I If hhtfie dmirviw ay
A 3HOTIIEKVS L'liAYElt
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jinxinr.s car'. i icuyijjw ur j ;f . . : i I v c snufing engine in tue vara 01 tne
cadi th dow o death aiid ..three htindied thousand dollaranomi--KUuli
ia.nuiig tlie funeral hnt- rea11 jeighteeii thouaatid dol-
: i hellJ-V..
efeet tilioilld tr;iy.
I ilow itrnhi 1 U-iir Jhe pin.
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ittil uiitcli'l'iil emit ot' jtiaVK. inimtli stud :
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yearns - J . ,
Had all Ih'uii but itt.vaiu!
m Father, hutifiom T,eJ --
fbr jTrycuUo help lue do my work aright
Thk.gi! t( huittn-e,'Hiidf the ill to light, j
.j Cmi c4'MlJ''8treuriieii'iue. i
Hi) Father, b
j Help me to train aright ' ? - '
Tlii'M! .null Is whom Thou has! given to my
I cdni' tS Thee, my -Father, with this
'F-.fi';' I,?'aVr.!' : i VL . ' . , fc .r. J
: I f From put my heart to lught. t ....
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Ami when this earthJv.life;
Ha th eiiiud with it toil and n eariuess, t
Its ilarn anl yarsof darkness'and distrcs
- ttif strifgglo: :aud of stiife. v
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I Oh, niOy tese little feet, t , i
Wliiqh 1 hive guided iu tlie blessed way
,'i'liat leiid't h to t lie ert'rct, end less ckiy,
1 t tfotitiul Tliv vouris be:hieet "
r ;- r- i
; f Ami ill that "Wtter JamT
.Wltere all kre gathered who have follow
(vil Thee, - r-. ' u- ' --''
With ti uejand steadfast steps, ohl may
r wee i ' .""- - -, '
1 .StiU nn unbroken band. '
1 F '
Of N' VTtWl WlU.IAMsiOX AXI OTHERS TO
jtilK r.SiiC OK TIIK BH.L 'C1IAUTKK-
I INU T1IK .i'Al'K FlvAU AXDYADK1X
VAl.l.Kr KAltHOAl roSll'ANr
:; AM TIIK , Al l'UOlMJIA- ,
! r TIoNsiT.IKUKFOU.
he u iKlersignel respejbt fully protest
nain.Ht tlielpiiHfae of 1 louse Hill Xo. ati7,
iM-uaic iii. .mi, -i.io. T j
!KiHithl 'iiu 4cti it change the
tniuthie the Toiisilidati)o
wesreni iMiiiroau n ompau v, aucno com
! fstj lu i'diir opinion the preamble to the
T:iS i K.t .. I '. .;. ' t ii i . .
iiij ii uh rnuvu mid wen caictuaiiMt to
iniflt'ail nltu its full meaning. It. K'cites,
; 4iuil thesfiK'.k has :leen pieserved ly
! tiui action fof the l'ne.sident and Directors
fhe coiopany at: heavy ''expense and
i juniaryresiMinsibility (msirk yoa, iut
"l)C(nmaryllOss) ti thetu, without expense
iuclii roil lj the State."
w fij. ouV lijui ted k no wledgi fra u k-
ir admit tllS Ntilto Iiail mifrcrfil ,m il..tri-
nieiit befife the passage of the bill, but
I aftfr its plisjigqvo4lpareri5tltiifc ajplain
Btatcweut f accounts show as follows :
t. r - i -I; "-. .
I Ste intefest' iii5 railfiiauV IH $1,100,0001
s y jixj limit
lAl'I'KolKIAfTKlXS UNDEU TJIE BILL.
IJifrtt apropriati(Ui, $50,000
KijieiiKe ojf convicts, clothing nnd
tj-e4 75(ifor 187- . 78,000
Expense .;! ; im. 7d,000
irect and 'indirect .
. ; pprpriation8, j . . : - f200,(XX)
.r ilj-TU bill(orIaw) accoinplishesiid
Kffects ajdephrt are rohi Well ' establ ish -(ISfiiies
tnpolitical Jpcpnoniy, ami is a
hld imio'ation; oi'i well settled princi
pUs m tlir financial world. fc , H
It compels the State to give two Iiuri
ard ihoBisaud dollars of good money' tp
iajre sixtysixthousaiid of bad, with a
rroluible coutiugency that, iu the future
may rilize eleyeu liuiidred thoUsiiBd
l. - iiilejt is cUunuHi t by the fnettds
of the bill that this upiiromiatiou Wand
li0juW jbVmade"to sate tfie uTterest oftlio
State il tie road, it Iu ectiamoSnts td
a gift of tvo houdred; thousand dollars,
nU it is proposed ! to Ini mediately niort-
gnge Uieafoftiuaiijftd thousand
djafSj '; IvhicU being accomplishetl, at
oiu:e the tv hierpryiHirty is ii t the mercy
i mi tgage:boud-hoIder, who will iu
a short tiine 'inevitably 'own the whole
rici, uiiie, Jug p tates in ereiveHisity
caiiesfoward audby increased, taxation
li cjiase i t ilt a eacrifice; of probably, ouo
injlhoa dfrllnrs a 4 bit. r - t-t '
4th. Wi TpVViiril tnrb 1irndu.tlnnnl1lli!
hill; perfej: ts, asdTrKfIyfithe interest
ofnilrojul inonopolies and combinations
uiet5tate aud in view of the fact thatonr
viuzeus arenovvpurtU'uea .ji$iixanoii.
tire Jtat4 laboring iuuder n debt whivjhlal
gid ineif desire taMf adjusted and 'al
lutclligeilt - me wlcriow J Uiat the dearly
pved old State i of . North ' Caroliua is
ibling and . cowering on tho Tery
k of he abyss that leads to repudia
"on and idishonor. "We do not think it
J orl statesmanlike to ma
e i any
appropriations other than those thei:on
stltwion 4id law of the StUte makelm
o. We are aware of and depreca
fait tliatitlie railroad coriHuatious iu .the
L'iiittd ' gtati's as' in Europe, aieiirely
- 1 g . j rv-v.;,. -r-:i-.,ji
axaimi)lie KKltiou of llio most ny-
ftfif itiHllllla in 7 rant rt r mill itr1-
i f nl couibiiiatiutis ar cxertins
fluence uion Jhe Coucreis f Uie IJniteU
weir f fere in ?orth fln
wlijcli mast e Jiurtful touthe iuasse of
A Ji 1
H. TOe Trienas of the bll!4 in their zeat
ouh Hiipnort of tins measure used the verv
lIauMible, but in our opiuiou fallacious
1... ! ' ; .- 1 -i .
argUniff ut,! Mat it jtv Loncnt and right
1 to make lh aipropriatioD this . bUUcalls
for. to ive tluv iirivutM Ktjicic.holdfrR
lar, iKH'atiMe tlie patriotic atock-Jioiderft,
. sa.ed Ui the State eleven hundred thou-
: sand dollars, really sixty-six thousaud
Iii view of all thene" recited facta the
Mate appropriates twihUiidied tlionsMud
f dollars tV;ivc Kiih'-six lhous.iml with a
ivuuroau couiui-eney.or jejeven. miuureit
tl,OU8aml I,,lJi,rs remote future.
Well might this good oIl : commonwealth
we do dearly4 hive, exclaVm, 44God save
Itailroad coutim;eney,of Jejeven . hundred
us from such friend- !n
The undersigned believe that t
tvjll lie injurious to the; interests of the
"StaU'.'hey believe.that increased tiixi
lion, tiitotnutridycoiiriifaiiiiii peoii
V; i , i
inut twwKNirUy follow, jaud tlk-y kuo
the masses of our citizens are noor and
linabletl ttV pay greatly Jut-reused! taxes;
hence they respectfully ask to enter this
protest against the jKisslige of this bilL'
AutTat the same time disclaim 'all inten
lion to wound the- feelings of any one who
has differed with hs to tlie wisdoui of this
lueastir'i ,v M 'J'. XI. KedWIxe.
1 - r. A. Mon:,--
j -0 no. A. UlCAIIAM,
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tJ. 1. I)1I.I.AHI,
'! f JasTKksiass.
THE WESTEIIX XOUTII CAUOLIXA
vmxr it I ii.vs oot, axi j wii. cocst the
CdrrespoDdeooe of the H;ilelrfb-Xews.
- i - i- f i r -: : ;
IlotfsE of Kkimieskxtati VES,
: I 1
- Itideigh, Feb. rioth.
Ill ytur issue! of the 24th
yoiir issue! of the 24th we were
Aliow n what the Western North Carolina
Railroad costs the tax -payers per annum,
and what proportion of this is aid by
B.mie of tfie eJnHi4tntauf counties. I In this
I projMisej to shovv, by p our permission,
an approximation of tins total cost of the
ral thus far, and what proportion of the
annual taxes paid by the State Is paid by
!.,. ... L.. . ....... tS.. t i
i ik liiincuii'iiMiiiv i.Muiinn
rhe following w ill show some of the
exjK'iiditUres, t wit : I
i. r l' .i . .i' . s. i ! ' ... '-"'li
iouus imihii nno.vr ncrs n me i
(Jeiieral Assembly prior to
the war, 1 i 4,000,000
nterest panl on ame, ji!00,000
lomls issiieL tor. puichitse of
road iu 1877, when sold uu-
nder mortgage, i ' 7
nterest paid on same to Jau-
naiy lsf. I87U, I -''" hf
aiil foKirouI1iij878": h&Qor&M
Vance. WiUer act orfcteU,
FeetSg,l clothing, suaidugvr
ur., cuuviciis Liu xo aim
ai nings opthe road exjieuded
on thi work fui- 205 months
iu 1877-78rn n .t
!'- - . $4,417,450
By reference td Section 1, Chapter 1 OS,
Laws of 187G-7, it will be seen that the
General AsseuiblyAery generously gave
tof the stock ufd- other thaii fheState,'
one-fourth of the; road for which tlie State
issued Ininds tot!ie9amotintf!if Sd'SO.CXXI
and which are now ii first mortgage on the
three-fourths which wus not, unfortunate-,
ly, given away also. . . t
The State now, claims three-fourths of
tho Western North Caroliua ILiilroad,
which JjaaVbeeit 'completed about 120
miles, aud a good part of which is nearly
worn out, costing tho btate about $J7,(XX)
per mile' H -i ' fy'l
The animal cost to the' State is about
as follows, to wit : ' 7
Interest on $850,000 i
Feediugj &c cpyiesr-p. r
Annual appropria'tion, "-' KJ
Animal earnings,. ,.
- . : '; 'ni.' ', $208,500
- Leaving out tlie earnings : of the road,
we haro; an actual expenditure of $184.
500 per annum ; more than oue-thinl of
the entire btate. taxes. Or this amount
the trdnsnwHttine comities, including
McDowell aud Burke, pay as follows, to
Macon, jr : '.
!, I-V It'-
I -.; . r.
alone pays more for this
road than the fourteen I counties . named
above. MecklenbnTg and New Hanover
imf more than $4,000 tuore than the
fourteen counties -above namexL Kdge
combe and Halifax pay $400 more.'
Wayne, Granville and, Pitt i pay $2,000
more.! -yyRfTXrrfTi y
For further ! information : study
" " t : . . a , . . .' i i ii i-iiiiii inr IllH li V 1 I d mm mi in i i iiitii ni
am ny imn for U e8tern North Car-
Let it repeal the $o0y000 subsidy, passed :
is session by a minority vote iu each
et luiieu pass an act like those pre-
vailing in Georgia, Tennessee and other
States to farni out tho 'convicts to the
The result of these three bills Vould
be to save $300,000 of the taxes auuually.
The AVir has heretofore given the fig
ures. As man 3" or more miles of railroad
would be built by them annually than-
under the present expensive system.
The bond-holders of the Western North
Caroliua Railroad would then go ahead
aud build their own laud to make their
bonds good; - -
Add to this $300,000 the $93,000 that
it is estimated would be saved by the
Salaries aud Fees bill, the Deaf aud
Dumb ami the Penitentiary bills and the
$5,000 already; saved in reducing the
price of public printing, and the nett
saving will be $400,000 annually, being
over 25 cent ou the $100.
By disregarding railroad' mortgage
boud-holders ami their agents and ofticial
lobbying, this j real Retrenchment and
Reform is easy.j
The Legislature would thou earu for
themselves an eternal record of honorable
mention on the j pages of our State's his
tory. Will they do ic ?- Raleigh A'eics.
There are those who assert that to pay
$100,000 of interest ou a compromise ef
fected of $27,000,000 of honest State debt
for $4,000,000 will throw the State back
into It.ulit'.il haiids.
Over $3,500,000 of the debt to lie com
promised were issued to ijnild tho Wes
tern North Caroliua Railroad. Yet with
rare comsisteucy these same legislators
insist that over $200,000 of taxation
must be annually levied now t build the
Western North Carolina Railroad for the
benefit of its mortgage bond-holders.
Be just ami honest before you are gen
erous has no place in their rules of
conduct. It would seem that the honor
of the State is lesn with them than the
interest of the railroad companies. It
ould M'eni that the chief reason for the.
existence of population iu North Carolina
is that it may be taxed for subsidies to
railroad corporations. It would seem
that their objection to settling the State
ebt is really1 because they fear that
enough nia not be left in the treasury
Tor the railroad1 subsidy Raleigh AVir.
GOD HEARD HIM.
A story of faith and chairty from Rus
sia : Not long since a government func
tionary died, iu St, Petersburg in utter
destitution leaving without friends or rela
tives two small ftiildrcn, ,oue of whom
was a boy about seven years old.' Alone,
ni6neylek;Tdodless wltir-1iisTiK Stilt
crying for bread, hot wrote ou a piece of
paper as a last resort the petition:
'Please, God, send me three copecks to
buy my little sister a roll." This he carried
to the nearest church to drop it iuto an
alms box and start it on its way to heaven.
A passing4riest, seeing him try to put
the paper iu the box, took it and read it,
where-upon he carried the children to his
house, fed them and clothed them. Tha next
Sunday he preached a sermon on charity,
iu which he alluded to the incident. The
collection that followed amounted to
ucarly $1,000. i
- BAKING POWDERS.
Dr. Henry A. Mott, Jr., an eminent
chemist, has published a report of his
analysis of various brands of bakiug pow
ders. He also cives the aualvses of Prof.
Henry Morton,' President of Stevens In
stitute fof Technology; Prof, R. W
Shedler ; Dr. Stillwell of-Walz & Still
well,' anyalytical chemists; and Prof.
Pelrick, of Missouri. " '. '
The following preparations or brands
were analyzed, and alum' Was found in
all : t '
'Tii'viHiblii.'. KiivjIof ni-ntTiam x- rA
" ---- , . A..WU. I9 W WW.,
Christian & ,Co., St. Louis; 'Andrews'
Yuk city j Orient Crou
Co:,wSynicit;; N. Y.'V'Ai
so, Walwortlt &.
St 4rskine;LonisvilUv Ky. ; itrikeide,'
t;. o. t'erriue, Chicago IW. : 'Twin. Sisr
Crombie & Co., Milwaukee,7Wiss. ; 'One
Spoeu,V .Taylor Manufacturing Co., St.
ieaVSpeiicer Bros & CovChi5igo,Ill.
Excelsiot' IA' E; Taylor, t,hifcigo, 111. f
: Now, when it lias been declared by
eminent medical men that alum, as used
in these bakiug powders4 is damaging to
health, often producing a troublesome
I ana uaugei-ous aisorder of the system.
.J people shuald cease, to use thetn. f q .
I T - -.1 "1 1
mm - s . m m mm i-w a s nui
Cincinnati ; 'Lhioiey's,' liooley & Brother,
New Y'ork; 'Patapsco,' Smith, Han way
&, Co., Baltimore, Md. ; 'Cllarlll., Rohrer.
lCegitj ILSK 'Andrews ii Ci.2 Milw-auketf)
'Qnf; f Ilennett, Sd, fehiau JNewf Hateoi
Uouii T ' 4Viehha 4 CTiUrcli & XTo)2 'New
ters,' Uniou Chemical Works, Chicago,
HL; 'King White, Lily,' Jewett &,
Slierniau Co.. i Wis. i Mouarch Bicker.
iouis, .uo..'jmpenal,' Sprague, Wai
& lirisWold, Chicago; Honest
III. ; 4GrautV J. C. Grant, Philadelphia;
Giant,' W. F. McLaughlin, Chicago, 111. f
Queen,' Star Chemical Works, Chicago. '"!
I; A Jack-0-the Lakterr FoolA as Ejigi-
unoif wmruiuai .uitiifci lb will 4 w
was bringing some cars up frooV the 'junc
tion to tint dinnt ' ' Itk tr tninnin rr fit m.
i ' if , .
Central crossing saw a red light on the
track waving liiin down: Weltonped -hort
like grandfather's 'clock, and presently1 the
light waved him ahead- II followed it
slowly and cautiously, and after leading
him along.about a hundred yards if disap
peared as suddenly as it had appeared to
him and left everything around as black as
before. Then he realized what ' it was and
brought his cars along into the citv.
Sunday morning in shifting at the junc
tion some pf the cars broke loose and four
teen bumpfersjiwcre broken. Tlie mishap
was instantly ascribed to the evil spirit
which hadj been seen up the track the night
before. CJutrlotte Oherter.
Druxkex judges. If there is an out
rage on public decency and a danger of
magnitude, it s for a Judge to go t he Bench
drunk or under the influence of liquor.
Com plaint; has often been made that the
District ofj Columbia has been cursed in that
way and a Washington correspondent last
week speaks as follows of the matter;
"The uiual scene was presented to-day in
the Circuit Court of this District of attor
ney beforcjit charging the Judge, an Ala
bama importation by Grant, of drunkenness.
The offender is named Humphreys, and his
besetting sin has so grown on him that he is
unfit to ski as a Judge. One or two efforts
have been made to hate Congress take cog
nizance of his frailty, and he was ' at one
time the siibject of investigation; but by
some freak; of luck he has been allowed to
The Boy OratouJ rThis phenomenon
discoursed; again last night to a crowd even
larger tha:i that which greeted him on his
first appeafance, and the auditors were, as
a general thing, pleased with his perform
ance. He is chieliy remarkable for an unu
sual development of memory, and there is a
quaiutness!in the contract between the long
and nbs truce sentences which he utters and
his perfect y childish face, which affords a
decided attraction. A contribution was ta
ken up after the ierformancc, and quite a
nice little Sum was raised to help educate
the little fellow, lie M ill give his exibitions
at points along the Western Norh Carolina
Railroad, after; leaving the city. Charlotte
Obmr rer. j j
A Stkoke ok Pahalysis. News was re
cwived in the city yesterday that Mr. Con
stantine Davidson, of this county, was sud
denly seized with a violent stroke of paraly
sis while seated in a chair in his dwelling,
Sunday aAernoon. The extent of the affec
tion had n?t been definitely learned up to
last nijjht, but! he wast reported, to be in
great danger. Mr. Al B. Davidson and
Dr. J. M. Miller lea the city 'yesterday
morning for his bedside, and his friends
aud relatives arc awaiting the result of the
examination witl painful solic-i-
tude. Charlotte Observer.
T.nviwv. Feb. 25 A detailed renort of
Bismarck's ; speech In' the Reichstag in
debate on (the Austro-Gerimiu treaty of
commerce: contains the following relative
to his commercial policy : It is my duty
to stick to
my convictions, that is, how
I mean to
act, and if I do uot obtain im
mediate success I shall try again. That
is all.w 'If j ' ' ' ,,:
Xatches Being detrried.
Natchez; Miss., is threatened with, the
fate of Viksburg, namely, desertion by
the river. The recent rise of the Missis
sippi river! has thrown the tow-bead near
the Louisiana shore, land there is now a
current running on the Louisiana - side
which threatcusto cut away the bar there
aud throw: it uik tlie Mississippi side,
directly in; front of Natchez.
The English language is Wonderful
for its aptiicsd of expression. When
a numberj of men and women get; to
gether and look at each jptlier from the
sides of a! room, that's called a socia
ble. When a hungry crowd calU up
on a poor; minister and eats him out
of house inu home, tliat s ca lieu ado:
CuuistiAN Statesmen. We de
voutly tliatik God for ssch men in the
councils the nation. Light is break
ing o'er us ! Hampton lives by the
a iaVmJ, i. prcaoLi.. the -gospel of
theL &GoJ fromLbbattoSaU-
Ixitb, a..,! iur own Goveruor ha, con-
secratcd liimself to the Church of God
and recently stood up iu, this city,
pleadingj for the spread of vthe eospel
of the Son! of God. Let the oeonle
pray on. Let the tide of Christianity j""om uvu. w
roll ou until it sliall sweep down all He died fifteen years before Mary s
wickedness in high places ; until all ' execntion ; aud it was truly said of
our rulers shall rule in righteousness, : him wheiV he was laid to rest ju the
and we I snail ' be a tappy. people old churcliyard of St. Gites, Edhurg;
whose GImX Is the LorJ."--N. C. Ckn'Hv Hes ooet who never feared the
" A Queen's :Conquerer-
; ,-Mary Queen ofScots waa Tconf
ed by every oue (o be the mostcharni
ing princess'of her time.' She pad a
brilliant complexion, dark, flashing
eyes, yellow or auburn hair, exqtiisite
wands, a fine voice, a tallj raajestic fig
ure She was a great dancer, j rode
Well, su tig sweetly, accompanying her
self on. various instruments, snokft
, r .- .. , .- i
several languages, and wrote both in
prose and verse. j I
By the death of her father, James
V., she became a queen before she was
week old. She was. educated, in
France, and brought up in the Roman
Catholic religion. When nineteen
years old she returned to Scotland,
leayiug France with great regret, aud
feeling no love for her native country.
John Knox, the "great Scotch Re
former," was thirty seven years older,
than Maryl . Jte was educated at plas
gOW University, became an enthusias
tic Protestant, and preached with tre
mendous power. " f '
Only a few days after Mary's arri
val in Scotland, she sent for Knox to
come to tlie palace, where they had a
long talk in her brother's presence.
She accused him of attempting to de
stroy her authority over her subjects,
and using magical arts to carry out
his purpose. Hut so completely did
his eloquent defence overpower her
that she sunk into a silent stnnor.
from which she was aroused by tlie
dinner bell, putting an end to the con
Not long after, Mary gave a splen
did ball iu honor of the success of a
brutal massacre in France. Oil the
following Sunday, Knox preached a
sermon denouncing the atrocity and
the festivities. Mary was told that
'he had spoken in a manner calculat
ed to bring her under the hatred and
contempt of her subjects.' She sent
for him to come to the palace, frhere
he received him, surrounded by her
counselors and maids of honor, aud
administered a long rebuke.
Knox listened quietly, and then re
peated the whole of what he had said
in the pulpit. For. the only time iu
her life, Mary was compelled to listen
to & plain, fearless , sermon. As he
left the room, one of her attendants
was heard to mutter, 4He is not afraid.'
Nota great while elapsed befcre he
was summoned to her preseuce iu
Lochleveu ' Castle. For two hours
she pleaded with, him on behalf of the
nationality of her own religious ser-
! 4Vill ye allow that ray subjects
shall take my sword iu their hahds?'
; Tho sword of justice is God's,' the
i The queen was very angry, but the
next day she sent for him again, aud
adopting a plau unlike any she had
ever,before tried attempted by every
art in her power to charm and faci-
nate him. 'For my sake was the
plea, equally unsuccessful.
, There was only one more interview
between them. She sent for him up
on hearing that he censured her mar
riage with Lord Darnley 4I cannot
Be quit of ye ! she cried, in a passion
of anger, 'and I vow I will be reveng
ed 1' She sobbed and wept, but KnpX
was as unmoved as before.
1 4I 'am sorry to hurt you, 'madam,
lie said, 4but I shmiTd be more sorry
to hurt' my conscience.
This speech infuriated her, and she
ordered him from the room.
Ou the occasiou of her marriage
with Bothwell, the supposed murder
er of her first husband, Darnle, the
uatiou was wild with indignation.
Some proposed banishment, others
imprisonment for life. Ivnox used his
1 i n Ik.... a liai triod tn
f " murder ahcre w w
doubt that the 6rey eloquence oi 1 e
iest agencies in bringing to punish
ment the 'queen 1 whose beauty and
whose tears could' never swerve him
face of man-Thc Oiampion.
GORDON AND BARLOW.
Their First Meeting at Gettysburg
and their Second at a iWashingtoo
( . ' ' j From a Waaaangton Letter
You may not be aware that it was
Gen. Gordon's command which struck
the flank of the Eleventh Corpse on
the afternoon of the first day at Get
tysburgnd after a short but despe
rate conflict broke its Hue and swept
it from: the field. In that fight Gen.
Barlow, of New York, commander of
the First Division, fell dangerously
and it was thought mortally wound
ed. He Was shot directlv ihrmifrh tho
body. 44Two men attempted to bear
him through the shower of lead from
field, but one was instantly killed, and
Gen. Barlow magnanimously said to
the other: "You can do me no good;
save your self if you can." Gordon's
brigade of Georgians, in its wild
charge, swept over him, and he was
found by Gen. Gordon himself, lying
with upturned face in the hot July
sun, nearly paralyzed and apparently
dying. Gen. Gordon dismounted from
his horse, gave him a drink of water
from his canteen, and inquired of Gen.
Barlow his name and wishes. Gen.
Barlow said: "I shall probably live
but a short time. Please take Trom
my breast pocket the packet of my
wife's letters aud read one of them to
me," which was done. He then asked
that the others be torn up, as he did
not wish them to fall into other hands.
This Gen. Gordon then did, and then
asked, "can I do anything else for you,
Geueral?" 44 Yes," replied Gen. Bar
low, earnestly, 44my wife is behind our
army ; can you send a message through
the lines?" "Certainly I will," said
Gordon, and lie did. Then directing
Gen. Barlow to be borne to the shade
of a tree at the rear, he rode on with
his command. The wife received the
message and came harmlessly through
both lines of battle and found her hus
band, who eventually recovered.
Since Gen. Gordon s election to the
United States Senate both he and
Gen. Barlow were invited to a dinner
party in Washington and occupied
opposite seats at the table. After in
troductions Gen Gordon said : "Gen.
Barlow, are you related to the officer
of your name who was killed at Get
tysburg?" "I am the man," said Bar
low ; "are you related to the Gordon
who is supposed to have killed me?"
"I am the man," said Gen. Gordon.
The hearty greeting which followed
the toUching story, as related to the
interested guests of Gen. Barlow, and
the thrilling effect upon the.company,
can better be imagined than described.
A Duel is a Ball Room. Two
vounj; men, Samuel Toinlinson and
George McGreiror, were present at a
ball at Cedar Hill. In the ball room
were collected young ladies aud gen
tlemen' of the best society. Among
the dancers was Miss Burdett, who
was engaged to marry Tomlinson.
Both Tomlinson and McGregor clai m-
ed Miss Burdett for the next dance,
aud a quarrel arose, but McGregor
triumphantly led-the lady out on the
flor. Torulinson drew a pocket knife
and attacked his rival as he and the
girl were swinging corners. McGre
gor also drew his knife and a terrible
fight "ensued. Both contestants were
badly stabbed. Miss Burdett fainted.
McGregor is fatally cut. St. Louis
Eliza. Embert, a young Parisian
lady, resolutely discarded a gentleman,
to whom. she was to have been marri
ed, becaucse he ridiculed religion.
Havinjg given him a gentle reproof
for some impropriety, he replied, 'that
a man of the world would not be so
old fashioned as to regard God and
religion.' Eliza started, but soon re
coveriner herslf. said, 'from this mo-
ment, as I discover you do not respect
religion, I cease to be yours. -Anecdotes
for tlie Young.
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The business of taking the census
must not be left solely to the Radi
cals. Those who steal votes will not
hesitate to falsify the census.
While tlie grip of the Republican
Dartr crows fainter and fainter, and
the hour of complete Democratic as-
cendeucy draws near, the public cied -
it steadily improves.
1 -s tt-t r - t 1 --j.--: -j 1
kiintsas to wtutcaitornu wai do, tf the Chinese
It is stated , that the San Francisco'
jDairy Stock Report, the oldest finan
jcial paper onthe Pacific coast, in urg-
png thata monster mass meeting be held
fn Sjm Francisco, tojeniand of Hayes
jthathe sigu the Chinese Bill, uses ihei y
toliowing extraordinary language: - if
'IJhis is a most critical time xx the t
Mstory of California. Whether there ;f
jra to? be bloodshed and anarchy in oar
fr J State; riot, incendiarism, and ,
knurper ; whether our green fields are
to be blackened, and our garden spot
aidlwaste; lor whether, rather than
yncuj: these great evils, we shall calm
ly in the end, all other resorts having
failed, meet1 and sever our connection ,
with the national confederation, mkk-
ing laws for our preservation and tho
preservation! of our children's heri
tage the events of the next two days '
uiay determine. Already such a
dreadful possibility as secession from L
the Union in the event of our failure
to obtain the relief we demand from the
Chinese evil; is broadly talked of in
Mgl circles.! The East has utterly
jfailed to understand our situation,
jind to extend the aid and sysmpathy
we have the right to expect from the
sisterhood of States. -Leadfng men
say hat we have pleadedpiave ex
hausted arguments, have cried aloud r
for relief, but our most carnesfc ap
peals have been treated with indignity,
and our sufferings have been a mock- 1
jery. As a last resort, we may take
advantage qf the geographical lines
that surround us, the vastlextent of
soil within lour boundaries, the ex-
hauftless resources of wealth that are
ours, and will set up an occidental
republic, which, if it cannot Tival the
old republic in its glory of the past,'
will at least be a magnificent empire
of white freemen, whose heritage shall . .
be preserved to their children and
their children's children forever.
Ouit Boxi. Teach them self reli-
lance; teach them to make fires: teach
them how to saw and split wood; teach
jtheijieveryjday, dry, hard, practical
common sense. Teach them how to darn
stockings; teach them how to eat what
is set before them and be thankful ;
teach them how to black- their boots
it I i
and take proper care of their clothing;
teach them how to say no, and mean
it, and yes, ?md stick to it; teach them
to wear their working clothes like
kings; teach them that steady habits
jare better than riotousliving ; teach
them that the further one goes beyond
jhis income the nearer he gets to the
poor house ; teach them 'not' to have .
anything to do with intemperate and
idissblute young men, or with idle of
frivolous young men. !
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Don't Do It. -Your enemy is at .
your feet, arid it is in your power to
crush him I Don't do it ! Better is an
ounce of forgiveness than a thousand
tons of vengeance! If hardness and
bitterness still linger in your heart
if actual and deep wrongs have been
inflicted upon you go and look in z
the Nearest open grave you will not.
have to go far rand see what is the
end for your enemy and fbr you. Goi
and; think for a moment ' beside the
nearest gravestone how little worthy5
it id for an immortal soulTto be cher
ishing the passions of a wolf or tigery
and then forgive your enemy even as
yon need to be forgiven ! '
know that I think Mrs.
G.-a very mean woman ?" said Mrs.
other day. "That's pre
cisely the opinion I heard her express
of you," rejoined her friend. V
The most common error of men and
Women is that of looking for happi
ness outside of useful work. It has
never yet been found when thus sought
and never will be while the. world
ilobt. Lewe, who is one of the finest
classical scholars in England, pro
nounces in favor of the study of the
modern languages instead of the an
cient, "j ' . ; .
When cliiuaman makes love to a
white girl bedoesn't ra ve abou t how his
j heart pantifbr her, etc No, he sin.r
'pljr tells her he loves her better than
J he does rats and she believes him.
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