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Herkimer Democrat. (Herkimer, N.Y.) 1877-1904, May 02, 1877, Image 1

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O fH S B t i r l i i t u t ! S ^ t n u i c e a l cr. c?* W lT H E B S O n O S E » S O N , KDECOltS AH3V !P»OI>KXaTOI«3. t w __ (®W2LVK L1N*S UAJC* A SC^VAU.) liber&l <iiacbtiz^will be made to those who advertise hy the yeaii for any greater, amount than a sansis. ^ , •WB.T BIDDT Airo PAX HABBIBO. “Oil, ’whj-^lia you marry him, BiflOyr ■Why ma you take Pat lor your spouse? Sore he’sheltherpurty aor Tsltty* . Auahishalrlaasroaasacovr’sl • You might had your pick had you waited; You done a dale better wltU Tim; Ahd Phellra OTople was exp^tla’— \You couldn’t'do better nor nlm. You talk orus young people courtin’— Pray tell how your courtin’ began, When you were a wlddy woman. e, Was acquaiuted :e ha^ not the thstihct ot some one, But no one had thea told him that; Bnt he soon found It out for blm^lf. For ute at best’s but a span— When I was a wlddy woman, AndhewaBa-widdyman. » “I helped him to take care ot Norah, And wnon. he compared her with me He saw, ashe whispered one evening. Whathat a woman,oman, one woman could be. W a w onei She went out like the Then, the sickness seized upon And we watchedby his bedsidet t It was such a comfor* ’■*\. . __________ ____ _______ o i l e r — It was such a comfort to him was not alone In my weeping. Our tears in the same channel ran— le chan _y woman, wlddy man. ___ _ ______ _ __isw$ia.ti9 And were wiuing^ to pay for the same. We knew what it was to be marrlsd. And before tne long twelvemonth ht We had mhde up our minds It was bet Not to live any longer alone; Tfe wasted no time shllly-shaUy, Like you, miss, and Master Dan— ._T -------- '\-y-woman irtddymanii’ —[H abask ’ s MAGAsana. “ F m nofc cross,” I said, coldly, engaged i a a aerioas work of a n _____ tflo-and-momentary nature, You seem to t M ^ men o u g h t always to b e butter- “ Nb, I don’t, Dick, dear,” she cried. ' There, will th a t do ?” She h eld h e r h ead o n one side for me 5 see th e creamy- rose nestling in her crisp dark h a ir; but, after a glance a t it, I let m y eyes fall u p o n my desk, and -Want on ■writing iny pamphlet. I saw th a t she was lookihg wistfully a t mei, b u t I paid n o head|, and then she cam© and rested h e r h ands u p o n m y shoulders. “ ‘ B with me, D ick?” si HHSATI8ITBB, “Omyahousemaldl” Shefookedfromthskltch’ . ‘‘Only a Queen I” Sbe looiea over the waters-* n’alr'weslier kingdom, and mlgbty was sbe : There sat an Empress, with Queens for hr* daughters; “Were I an Empress, how happy I’d be 1” THZ HAOUH, The Hague is the* most fashionable, the handsomest, and the most m odem­ looking town in Holland. I t is the resi­ dence of the court. Here the Hing has lal^ e withinL thehe .town,town, and the t . sr p ^ a c e in. the 'woods, ^ T h e mehed by a sh o rt b u t delight- I r t l t S s r S o i a trSei vHlifi M t e j o a from the gda-To -of the snnshme. I t is fiot a large bouse, and i t is b u ilt after a very straggling ^ style of architecture ; b u t the portion inhabited b y Ihe Queen is fitted u p -with an exquisite ta^ean d re­ finement th a t eclipses many .palaces of far g reater pretensions to go^eotteness and grandem-. One'“6f the few p ictures' in the Japanese salon was a p o rtrait of Motley, showing a refined, intellectual face, but scarcely doing justice to the expression of the eyes. The Queen is universally beloved, and reverenced for h e r great virtue, piety, and amiabilily; b n t she lives a somewhat retired and se­ cluded life. The King and Queen rarely “ f | e __ at from th d. There is an atmospi fashion and gayety about its broad, well- tss suggestiveuggestive off a smallmall Paiaris built street s o a s P ' B e rlin;lin; ann atmospheretmospbc which the invariably confers. o r B e r a a presence o f a court invar Signs of wealth, too, ) pusies that reign in the two great' capi- tals are n o t absent b « re,. Human n ature |s ipuch the same ^ the world over, and’ like causes b ^ g . forth similar re- One of the chief attractions of the Hague is its admirable picture-gallery, contain­ ing some o f th e finest examples of the Dutch school to be mek with in the wide world, Paul Potter^s famous Bull ia sfio, oncem o ra here i n safe posaesrion.^ ■ I t 'was carried away to the liouvre”, and kept there a consid®*br& time as one^f its ohiefest attractioirs. I t is a picture great in size aud'stupendous in execu­ tion, fsithfal to the very life. One wbu- d e r s a t the amazing vigor possessed by t young a m a n ; a man, too, whose con­ stitution y ielded to qouauruption before lie ^lis |birttcth, year. l u the firm m t of tba lips, aud the gener.'d out- -----* ** ---- »rofile^ ^ seen in Ms bust, lething which rem inds One Gustave D o r a There are fe-w -wfio have n o i seen, oi^^heard of Faui jPotterV Bull, for i | h w been produced jn O ^ g rap h s and engravingij without CAT AHD nOff lilFE. lu Beatrice, Gage County, H e teaski, lives a geuilemau by thee n am e of M ., ■who owns a very Axe g rayhonnd UBOied Queen. How Queen is a great favorite in th a t country, not only on account of her beauty and genfie di^osition, b u t also from the fact that sbe and her p u p i preat wolf-hunters. She has sever^ — downnd a killed summer, with two of vrolvas, and h e r fuU-grow nlvfts. About two ^ lad a litter o f little o n e s ; few days after, ene of Queen’s friei 0 . ;w i!P H E E S T I ] 0 3 & S O N , P r o p r ie t o r s . T h e Union and the C o n stitutfon. T E l t M S : - $ 1 . 5 0 A Y E A R IN A D V A N C E . T O L U M - E I K I Y l . a i R K I M E R , W E P W E ^ D A T M A I % 1 8 7 7 . . — ; — ^ 1 ■ - . N U M B E R 3 8 . T H S - F I R S T C B Q m BY tiSOBeOf MAlmriEK FKNN. f “ I t to m w t lupb difficultiea w this that to'ntirnes-^ ** B o ther I ” I wrote the firat s itting at m y desk, and said the. last aloud, impatiently— well, there, angrily—for Mfitrie had bounced into the room, m n to the back of my chair, and clapped h er hands over iny eyes, excisamihg; “ O, Dick, what a shame ! And you promised to come u p and dress I” “ I do wish, you would n o t b e so oMld- i B b r \ ‘ \ « T l com e u p an d dress I do wish, you would n o t b e so oMld- I\ I crie3 snatching away h e r hands. T h ere’s a blot you Vo made on m-y m anuscript.” ’t be so cross, sir I” she said, m errily picked u p lan d then' csoming to my writihg table, she took a rose, out of a b asket o f flowers, and began to arrange itin ^ e r h a i r . meroan- Alonc ? TTcll, n o t esftolly j 'for, so to ipeak, I was having an interview with ny angry self, as I felt that I .was, ask* ng how I oordd let a feeling of annoy- ance act upon my better nature, and makeake moo behaveehave as X d idd too thehe aweet m m b as X d i t t s little girlish being who, during the six ifchs we h ad been married, had never : m e but with thoi eyes ol ige your things and go sr,” something seemed- to s a y ; repelled it, threw my writing kicked off m y boots, snatched n months we h ad been mi looked a t m e b u t with thei “ Change yo n r thing s her,” Bomeilui > of lovei . go after bnt^I aside, m y slip- ■; th« sked off m y bo . pers ont of tbe sideboard, thrus t th e easy-chair in front of the oosey fire, threw m yself into it, and then with my feet in the fender, and my liands m my pockets, I sat morose, bitter, and un­ comfortable, gazing at the gloiving em- “ She had no business to g o !” I ex­ claimed. “ She knew X was up all last night, writing that abominable book, and was o u t o f sorts, aUd o u g h t to haVe Stayed.” Then I reviewed the past half hour, and grew calmer as I leaned back, know­ ing as I did, and well, that I had forced her to go, poor child, and how miserable she would be. “ She’ll forget it amongst all those people,” X said, b itterly ; but X did not believe it, and a t last I sat there calling myself ass, idiot, blind, madman, to plant, as I had, the* first seeds of what m ight grow into a v ery upas-tree of dis­ sension, and blight the whole of our m arried life. said, sof j _ “ Cross? n o !” I jerked ont, im­ patiently. ‘ ‘ Only I thought I had m ar­ ried a woman, a n d she h as turned out to be a child.” ' Thrae was sileno# then fmf a few initi­ ates, only broken by th e scratcM ng ol pen. The little hands tw i t c h ^ j i : my..«houlder. and wrote down instead of “ The calculations arrived a t b y the p ro- , [ectors o f tontmes “ Richard Marlow, 'how can you. bo Such a disagreeable 'nUy'^clfcpp^d snatch the little graceful breasty and kiss avn knew were g athering thering _ _ ____ ___ Somehow o r another, though, I did not do it—only w ^ t on glumly writing how cau you. bo such a disagreeable wretch?” . But, of course, I d id .n o t w r iteit—only thought—and then I felt inderfully dfcpoited to turn round, ktoh th e little grac figure, to my t,- an d kiss aw«y th e tears that I were g a in her eyes. kpplication, and I __ 1 as I oould- 'wiBh; so, like many morp weak-minded individiials of the DSal^aeVr^ instei^ Ufnsking fear the oom- fort » ud adyio® o f ®siy wife, I yisited my disappointmaut^upon the first weak, ob- : ict a i Baud, a n d ; . ^ a t object* was the lady in question, ’ “ Please, Dick, dear, don’t be angry with me. I can’t help feeling very young: apid girlish, though I am your wife. I do l iy , 0 1 so hard, to be wom­ anly; b u t , ^ i c k dear, Fm only eigh- \ 'Thirteen^^d a 'half, I should say,^” I said, scornfully, ju s t as if some sc spirit ■were u rging me on to say biting, sarcastic things, that I knew would pain the poor g i r l ; but, for the life of me, I could n o t help it. There was no answer—only a little li—and the h ands were withdrawn, went on ■writing—-rubbish that I knew I should have to canceL 1 TT_.s • jjqj b e t t e r . g et readyj Mattie, softly.- * “ You said you would come when I went up stairs, and the 'Wilsons won’t like i t if we are late,\ “ H&ag the Wilsons 1” X growled. There wa* another pause, filled u p by the t o a t c h , scratch of one of the noisiest pans l e y e r tisedi and\ a n o theriittfegigh. M attie was standing close behind me, butut I didid notot lookook round,ound, andnd a t 1ast glided g ently to % chair and-s,at di b I d n l r a a t l sh» ■ ded g ently tO W ch air and-s,at down. ‘ W h a t are y o u g o ing to do ?” I said, roughly, “ Only to 'wait for you, Dick, dear,” she replied. ■ ’ “ You need not ■wait. Go on. I in’tcom e. Say I ’ve a headache—say any thing.” “ Hick, are you unwell?” she said, tenderly, as she came behind me puce more, and roated h e r little h ands on m y m ider, ‘Yea—no. Fray, don’t bother! Go 1 . Perhaps I ’ll come and fetch you.” There was another pause. “ Diok, dear, I ’d rather not go-With­ out y o n .” she said, meekly, a t last. “ And I ’d rather you did go without m e,” I said, angrily. Tb©. \WilBOns are our best frienda, and 1 won’t have them alighted.” “ Then why not come. Dick, dear?” said the little woman, and I oonld see that she was struggling bravely to keep oil-grown sons, captnred and killefl three wolves. Abo u t two months ago Q ueen h ad a litte r o f Kttle o n e s ; and t cat OGcu] n e ir f a m i, after the new arrival the o rder was g iv« to drown some of the p ups, but the ex- ■ ecutioner finished a ll of them . Poor Queen 'was iaconsolable, and went about <nying and searoMng eveiyvrher® foirths missing ones, looking up, in the mdst beseeching way, to each one of the fam­ ily. After a while she -went back to th* Stable, and then her irM n ing ceased.' In th e afternoon M r, M. went to the stable, and found Queen in her nest, with the herfonr k ittens affectionately ” Motiier o ^ r old cat and h e r fo u r 1 cuddled u p in her **arnfli.” M ................. .... after puss did not'seem to like this . awhile, and «vid©ntly -Qiought th a t hound was getting the moet attention from the babies. So, ■when Queen -wii* o u t for a few moments, she teofc the Mt- tens one a t a time, and carried them to her own nest. QuMn returned her homo agam deeoseolate, and weht' iifi- mediately a n d took th e kittens uU Itec^ the cat following. T h is performance- wenfeon fo r th ree o r four days, the cat eEorying the k ittens one way and Queen taking them baci^ until m o ther puss changed h e r plan, and, w h ile Queen was abnent, ^ r r ia d one o f th e k ittens u p in­ to the loft, to which Queeu could u o l cUmb. Hext day puaa took Another, and then a third, leaving Queen b u t one, yhich liie tended moet xealmtsly. “ Bscaitisa I ’ve n o time for such fnv- 'ity, There, you’ve wasted enough of y ■time ^ t o d y , so gp,»’. Soratclf, scratch, scratch went that ex­ asperating pen, aa I went on writing su d tyek toh'W eak igry to leave off like a sensible man, run np and change m y things, and acoom p ai^ my little wife to the pleasan! socud g athering a few floors lower' down our rmkd. She h ad been looldng forward to the isit JMf A - fecal So had I till that j tioomy fit came over m e ; but as I had i»ken the steps already made, I felt that I-could n o t retreat ■without looking fool­ ish.; BO I acted with that usual wisdom displa.yed by unan under stan c e , and 4»ad© zhatters “ D id ' you ■wish,” M attie said, very m e e k ly; “ but, mdesed. I ’d far rather stay a t h om e.” ■ You are desired to g o ; You' have a rose in your h air,” I » i d , Batirically—0 , what p o o r satire, when it -was p u t there to p l e ^ e m e !—“ and they expect y o u ; BO now go—and enjoy yourself,” I add- Sting to my sensible such circum- ,tie rs \wegee. ed by way of a speech. “ I can’t enjc en joy myself. H ick,” she said, gently, “ unless y o u come too. Det me stay.” “ I desire y o u to go I” I exclaimed, banging my h and down on the desk. She looked a t mo -with t h e g reat tearr standing itt h e r piteous eyes, and then, coming nearer, she bent over m e and kissed my forehead. “ 'W'fll yon come a n d fetohm e, Hiok ?” she said, softly. “ Yes—no—perhaps—I don’t khowj” I said, roUgHy, os I repelled h e r caress­ es.; and then, looking wistfully at me, she went slowly to the door, glided out, and was goaa. - T h a t broke ib e spell, and I starteff from m y seat, b u t more angry than ever. I was w roth with her now for obeying m e so meekly, and I gently opened, the door, to hear h e r call the midd and’ tell h e r to o o con^any h e r as.f«r os the. W ii- jrons. Then I heard them go—heard the girl return, the doer d o se, and I was done* Poor little darling!” I said, a t last; ‘ FU wait u p tiU she comes home, and then tell h er how sorry I am for my fol­ ly, and ask her forgivenesB,” “ But,, as a man, can I do that ?” laid. “ W ill i t n o t b e weak ?” “ Never m ind,” I exclaimed, “ I ’ll do 11 Surely, there can b e n o b raver thing to do than own one’s self in the wrong. Life’s too shoi h o r t ....................................... ife’s too s gm rr^ls. fc to blur it ■with . . suppose she were. 1 ____ ^ wliozjx I iove^ with all my heart? Or, suppose she went too near the fire, aud h e r dress caught ahghfc? Thank goodness, in one of those fly-away musl I sat on, musing and musing, till sud­ denly there was a buzz outside the house, then the rush of feet. I fancied I heard the word “ F i r e !” repeated again and again, and, turning to the -window, there w m a glow which lighted up th« Bow absurd! 1 dashed down stairi slower down was irs, and ont of the id thronged, for k “ OS in flames, toi taken that — a ori— g e a g e rly; and just ire-efleape came trundling along tBe door, to find the house a little lowi and, t o my horror. I had n o t t a dozen steps before found th a t i t was at o n r friends the -W^i'-sons. There was no engiiis, but a crowd of excited people, talking e then the fira-esc the road. I t was ^ n ite time, for the house reached it wm blazing flames d arting'out in long fiery tongues from half the upper -windo-ws. while at .s^^emlj^er© jwero peopl® c ^ n g p iteo u a - fought m y way through the crowd, and tried to run u p to the house, bnt half a dozen ofiioious people held me back; while the m en with the fire-escape tried to rear i t against the h o u s e ; b u t it would n o t reach because of the garder in front, so that they had to get the wheels of the escape over the iron-rail­ ings, and this caused g reat delay. “ L e t me g o !” I panted, to those who hold m a “ Let me g o ! Some one— some one in the h o use.” “ You can’t do any good, sir,” said a policeman, roughly. “ The escape men will do all they can.” B u t I struggled frantically, and got loose, feeling all the while a horrible, despairing sensation, as I knew th a t my poor darling was one of the shrieking suppliants for help at the upper -win­ dows, and t h a t b u t for m y folly X m ight have saved her. As X freed myself ftom those who- held me, and ran to the escape, i t was to find that the man who had asc had just been beaten back b y th « I t ’s no good,” he sa i d ; “ tty the b ack.” He was about to drag the machine ir&y, when I heard my name called, H ick! H ick !” in piteous tones ; and as I was once more seised, I shook my­ self free, rushed up the ladder, with the flames scorching a n d burning my face, and, panting and breathless, I reached a window where M attie stood stretching xfc h e r hands. I got astride of the sill, the flames be­ ing wafted away from me, and threw my arm around h e r ; b u t as I did so the ladder gave way, burned through by the flames that gushed furiously from the lower window, and I felt that I m u st either jump, or try and descend by the inded i t flames, e m u st staircase. There was no time for thinking; so I dim b e d in, lifted M attie in my arms, feeling h a t dress crumble in my hands I touched h er, a n d 'the horrible odor of b u rnt h air rose in my nostrils, a s - 1 saw h e r -wild and blackened face turned to mine. “ Dick, D iok!” she gasped, “ save me f” Mid then she fainted. - Fortunately, I w w as much at home in the house as in m y own, and making for the staircase through the flame and smoke, I reached i t in safety ; b u t be­ low me was what seemed to be a fiercely blazing furnace. I recoiled for a moment, but it was my only hope, and I recalled th a t the lower jUoor was as y e t u n touched by the fire ; i t was the one b eneath me that was blazing so furiohsly. # So, getting a good tight grip of my ireasurOj I rushed down the b-amirig stairs, feeling them crackle and give way as I bounded from one to th e i^her. I t WM a fiery ordeal; b n t in a few seconds I vias below t h e flames, and reached the haD, where,, panting and suffocating, I struggle^ to the door, reached it, and fell. If I could b u t op»ea it, I knew: we were saved. B u t I waa exhausted, and the hot a ir caught nm by the thloat and seemed to stm u g lo m e. I raised my h a n d t o t h n h u t it fell. back. I beat feebly a t the door, but there was only the roar of flames to answer m e ; aud as I'm a d e ofie m o re supreme effort, pantm g tu)^ s truggling 'to reach th e fast ining, I was as \ IS i t were d ragged back by the burden X still clasped eaw _ . th e -weight of to m y b r e a s k It-w as m ore than hum an endurance oeuld bear, a n d 1 felt th a t t h e end was n e a r ; and to make my eafferings more poignant;,. M attie seemed to revive, struggling -with m e for her, life, as she kept repeating my name, and clung to \D io k — dear D ick! wake; pray, w a k e ! Are y o n ill 9” I started up, to find M attie clinging to m e ; an d clasping h e r tightly to my heart, a g reat sob burst from m y breast as I kissed her passionately again and BgoiD, h o rdty able t o beheve m y senses; “ O, Hick,” she panted, “you did frighten me so 1 X couldn’t s tay to sup­ per a t toe TVilsohs, d e a r ; f o r i could do irothin .. she panted, “yoi ould ‘ ‘ irothing'* b u t think abo-nfc y o u r sitting here, nlooe, and cross with me, > S o ~ .io . Xvwas'so miaerabls, ■ Hicsk, afld X slipped away, and came home^ to find you lying back here, panting and strug­ gling ; you wouldn’t wake when I shook you._ Were y o u ill?” 3; not a t a ll,” I said,, as I kiss- ;ain and again, feeling now fo; y o a “ O, no ed her agi again, feeling n first time sensible of a smartiimarting s pain “ You’ve b u rnt yourself, too, H ick ; look a t y o u r foot.” I t was quite true ; -the toe of one slip­ per m u st have been in contact with the fir®; and i t was burned completely off. “ But, Dick-,-dear D ick,” she whis­ pered, nestling closer to me, “ are you very, very angry -with your little wife for being s n eh a girl ?” I could not answer, only thank* ^ o d th a t m y weak fit of folly was pSet, clasped h e r closer and closer yet. “ M attie”’ wMspered, at l ^ t , in. a very h u sky voice, “ can you fogiva me . for boil ------------ [e they resi hope I shall M _______ _________ ^ , __ real troubles are so many, i t is folly ti) invent the falso. “ At last, when I was free, I took the rose from where i t n estled in her hau’jj and placed i t in my fiocket-book; whilei in answer to the inquiring eyes that were b ent o n mine, I merely s a i d : “ F o r a memento o fa d readful d ream.” By the way, I never finished that pamphlet. A £S0,0(yf SANK NOTE. Au exfcraordiui •bout the yeai tors of the Bar liuary affair ■ happened 1740. One of thedireo* ink of England, a very rich lan, had occasion for dESO.OOO, which he was to pay as the p rice of an estate he had just DOuglifc. To facilitate themafe called out on partii threw the note)te careareh c piece, but, when ard elessly o n the mantle- _ . . he came back a few m inutes afterward to lock i t np, i t was n o t to be found. No one had entered th e room ; ho could n< leot any person. At ' I was pi the mantel-piece rector went to ac- ith the m isfortune happened to h i m ; and, as he n to be a perfectly honorable idily believed^ I t lot, th e refore, __ A t last, after much search, h e was persuaded H e received it upon givini igation to resto] should be obligatio] man, he was readily believed^ Xt was finly about twenty-four hours from the tim e th a t h© had- deposited his money ; they thought, therefore, that i t would be hard to refuse h is request for a second i t upo n giving an the first note if it pay the money Mm- iself if it should be presented by any stranger. About thirty y ears afterwards h is heirs in possession of h is fortune) an~ •unknown man p resented the lost n o te a t th e bank and demanded paym ent. It ■was i n v ain th a t they m entioned to this person th e transaction by which that note was annulled ; he would n o t -listen to it. H e maintained th a t it had come to him from abroad, and insisted upon im mediate payment. The n o te was pay­ able to bearer, and tbe £30,000 -Was pay-, able to him. The heirs of the director would n o t listen to any d emands of resti- totiouj aud, the b a n k was. o bliged to cu?- ■tain the loss. I t was discovered after- ■wards that an architect, having purchas­ ed the director’s house, and it ■down in order to build another o n the aain© spot, had found the note in the crevice of the chimney, and made his ^'scovery an engine for robbing the bank, ■which ho -Was completely successful. ■,l JBejpuitliGan. I Its idiotio character; r’B youngest son, Heinry, mnliBtednlicted $20,00020,000 foror ann i i -Wta 3|tly m $ f a assult 4d* Btriiry is p artialiy idiotic. ' a chjd. Henry is partially idiotic. He wa» kept at the farm .at Ehinebeckj but contsLved to get away, and m arried into aqu^rfam ily. H e wasin the habit of “preaching” i n the k itchen, and on one Oflfiaskm a child laughed at Mm, whero- upon h e steuids: h er in a violent manner. The r^uli 'm a an action for-assault iud the jury, in -new; o f the wealth, of the family, gave a verdict of.$20,000. This is the heaviest damages on record for The this country, , is said, determ-ined not to pay it, b u t on second thought -they^roaohed a d h e r e n t cpnclambn, and i satisfied. The great y in t h e h ands of 'Wil- John Jacob aiid Wil- iviest of o u r coal corporations. I t i now in great-trouble, -its stock having declined $63 (per. share of $100) since estimated at nearly a million. The company is now threatened with bank- u p t ^ . Jacob's brother ■William has mate is Buffrientiy mild. H e has. im'- proved his Southern opportunities by [oining s Mftsppiq lodge at Jackf)nville. themminple of origional_ John joining s Masopiq lod g e ; In-domg this h e follows the mmin] his grandfather Jacob; ’ billiards and theatricals. H e loved to theatre, of wMch h e was attend the Park the owner. His b rother Henry, the n o ted butcher, owned the Bo-weryj And thus the sole itablishments of that points from the old man. social, and I neverever h eardard <f th e old man. H e w a s _,_ n h e o Jbis '^-rihi lodge, it may be thing except the ranks ||of marriei arried \ e r o f a anything except th e ran k s ||of m life. H e n ever -was a mem ber of a p o lit­ ical p arty, nor o f a c lub, n o r o f a lodge of any Mnd. H e never joined a'fire ohurifli. Ho|ieTqr-w*s» a mem ber o . A’lb , n o r o f . nev er joinec or-lnauranee'ebihpaky; ‘a : ueTcr did iury any marked friend- he was the most striking negation this c ity ever produced. All h e did was to collect rente a n d in­ vest h is mpfity, O n ly.astehanfe could mankind become' o f any value to him. As a jnatteTLof faiiuly p ride, he added- to .. jtoe endowment m t h e n o i t o x and Ms . sons axe now (as another m atter o f fam- fiy pride) erecting a grand altar in Trin­ ity Church to h is memorv ,— Cincinnati G a - ^ ~ AN AMEKICAN’8 ADVEIJTUEK IN PEANCE. A touching incident wMch occurred ft few ^ y s ago to- a rich American, when traveling,from Basle in the express train to Paris, has created m uch sensation in tois oity.^ The traveler was t h e sole ^ ■was suddenly awakened b y a tog at the courier’s bag, which Was slung rojind his shonlder. H e started to his legs,, and found himself face to face -with a beardless young m an of distingnitoed appear^ce, who fqrthm th attem p ted to fasfc A n uncomfortable account o f the pres- soudition of Wesu-yius wasgiyffli ester Geological Society,‘ xi rofessor Hawkins,is, itt seemieems, I i s rivingrii at the ■viailed Y esuvius, a n d on ar m o u th of the crater found that it was filled w4th a dense vapor like a fog. A *‘low rom'ing noise” could b e heard, and Bympiomn of in,- Jirbance, the. ' •down seven o r e ight feet fielo’ XJndisms ter'iial •down seven o r e ig h t fe e t fielow’the edge ■of tile crater, and found that he could lig h t pieces of paper in holes which h e •dug with his hammer in th e ' black »sh >n the“ iside. Eve:i^ thing, indeed, in- ao- ro- ■fessor Palmieri, nne of th e volcano’s periodical attacks of fevOT may be ex­ pected ’in a comparatively short tone. Professor DawkinS is of th e opinion that M o u n t ‘Vesuvius performs the duty of a safety-valve to a v ery large portion of th e earth. ' _ P rofessor-PHUips, who has made Yesm vins a special object of attention, has •come to th e conclusion that the volcano l a s been far more energetic during the present century than i t h as ever taeenbe- iore. The first known eruption was •that which overwhelmed Pompeii and t h e ' neighboring country A, D . 79. I t ■was not nntil the seventeenth century -that the n u m b er of eruptions in th e h u n ­ dred years was as many as four. In the •eighteenth century the n u m b er rqse to twenty-three, and during the '•-six eruptions srenty-threo. an d durin g th e present •century twenty-six eruptions have al- leady occurred. How many m o re may ■take place d u ring the remaining twenty- three years Professor DawMns?awl is unable to say. AU h e knows is that the monn-' tain is in a very restless state, and may “ go off ” a t any moment. On the o ther hand, reports made about January icfced eruption ought not to bo no- ler times, as the Jake the moet of rch reports at tois season in ord« such reports a t t h attract sightseers. lOUIO OlgUK lUUUbUD, UlU WliU Jtonuwoj tfontoted by instinct to seek' a more iny dim e o n the approach o f -winter, *ead their - ^ g s to thb breeze »nd M atbuioniai . 'MiSfiEiEg.—W h en you a y o ung fellow standing oh a corner m t h a faraway look in his eyes and a lot of y a m on each finger o f h is lan d , you •may bo tolerably s u re t h a t h e h as just be? gun koepiiig house, and th a t h e is mut- two fingers. Now what d id she Went on « ^ M the other two fingers.”—Boston STran- morning, th a t th e . t y p Wild g script. -At the St. M ark’s eterday the disagreeable smell made b y cabbage when cooHng m ay be annihilated b y putting a tiny. piec% of washing soap, not hu^ef, than th& top of a lead pepcil, in thb pot. This is a great discovery, and should bs heralded from M aine to California.--\ JBoaionMerald, escape i?om the aaxxiage. T h e Ameri- ............ adlyfor aS- but failed to .m ake himself L h is can gentleman, however, held Mm by the ooUar, ^ d i^ e d l o u d l y fo r a ^ t ^ c e , The young m an then, fdli knees, implored pardon for his attem p t at robbery, stating th a t h e wtusa B ussian, who, being, compromised by the affidrs the roof of one of the railway carriages. fiends, and only entei I lent w h e re'he ioim'd *L _ _________ _ on account of t h e ’jifercing cold, wMo£ ■vras unbearable on th© top of the car­ riage. The American, touched by this story, with tears i n M s ®yeB, offered to pay the stranger’s fare to Paris. On arrival as thd^terminua the Ameri- aroused he examined Buspic: hispoi contaii „ „ on a Paris banker was missing, to the police office a n d gave information of the robbery, and also stopped pay­ ment of the check. The police, i t is sta­ ted, entertain h o p es o f bringing-the of­ fender to justice.-— Qaaetto, iWSTIHCT Of WmD GEEBB. The St. Louis “Dr. JDankford, -who returned a' day o r ' two since from the south-eastern part' of the State, mentions the following curious fact in. natural history. Ho gives the Statement on thesuthprity o f 1&. \W. 11. Smith, a leading faimer and miller liv­ ing near Morley, in Scott County, Mo. About a year ago Mr. Smith captnred two. young -wild geese, and. raised them with the balance of his domestic gos- lings. The wiid_ puea become quite tame,\ a n d took kindly to t h e changes of civilized life. They ^ap ted their habits to the ordinary ditoghto o f tosharnyard, and swam in the pond ■with tame geese, ■without sho'vring a disposition to go on a •sdld-gooBe chase. A ilengih, abont to® 4th Of NOTomhef, the wMither b e ^ to ge,e, and,nd, afterfter beingeing domestioated.omestioated chang a a b d some e igh t montha, th o wild feliova, promjited b y instir-“ ■‘- - ------------ - sonny dim e on the e x p e c t e d . ---- - --------- - ---------- ■ ’ --------- — ~ “ 1 M r, — .noming, th a t th e t??o ‘'irild geese lad returned to their old ^ u n t e o n hia as -?isitors, which they puotod S! from some Soutoern bayoh. The new •comers made themselves a t home, and id fondled by th e oMldren. n p t o the miUftt feedm g tim e get their rations, and . g abble all to­ gether, aad-put offsiHiho a irs o f oiviiiz- ed geese who have had ft good moral trm n ing.” -a quEBB y » ejokb : case . year two yonng a n d eminent chemists belonging to the French Academy of science have been esjieiimenting -with sulphato of copper. Their attention was drawn to i t by the case o f Moreau, the druggtet o f St. Denis, of which I wrote a j # s r ^ o . Some of m y readers may remember th a t h e was -accused by popular rum o r of murdering Ms ■wife, and finally justice took h o ld of the m a t­ ter. The remains -were examined by a chemist, who declared that ho had found a q u antity of sulphate of copper in the bowels sufficient to cause death. At Moreau’s ’ house the pharmacopoeia was found- m arked ■«!& this substance. This was taken to ba confirmatory evi- dm ee, and Moreau, was condemned. 'When reaching the guillotine he turned and once more declared, in the m o st im- man. This case started the yoUng ehem- ists at work,-and they made their report to the Academy on Saturday. One de­ clares that sulphate of copper in equal that found in th e ' remains of the human body ; the other boldly affirms that n o person was ever y et pois­ oned by, toe substance. . H e began by eiiqierimentmg o h dogs and then onhim - taking_ two o r three drachms. H e and generally vomited, —■ \ the gen- : no one was ever sis in‘ th e Case of Moreau. Is it possible th a t wo h ave to ad d tois to toe long list of judicial errors. SiHON CAlOEBdN’S EAMHY. Simon Cameron has eighteen grand­ children. H is son H o n married Miss McCormick, one of the three children of one a rich la-wyer whose estate amounted -to $3,000,000. Don has three children and - ------- --------- H e is the p rincipal man ^ , 0 0 0 . »rother-in»law is h $ 2 , 000,000 at the close-fisted whom I talked, meron is not worth above $ 1 , One of Gen. .Cameron’s daugh­ ters is a widow, Mrs. Burnside, and is his housekeeper. One daughter mar­ ried EiohardHaideman, an ex-Hemocrat- io member o f Congress, Who lives oppo­ site Harrisburg. Another daughter married Wayne Mc'Veigh, a mau c£ fine education, a civil-service reformer, aud Mghly rejected -by his father-in-law, but without a particle of moral sympathy between them. M cTeigh is a lawyer in Philadelphia, and for a while lived at H a rrisburg in a house which Simqn Cam­ eron gave his ■wife There is another living son, Simon Cameron, J r ., aged about ■ thirty-five, * unmarried, and not -Oazttoiron. xxxarriodL 3MCxs»- Brtia o f Harrisburg. His brother, who lives on too Upper Susquehanna, is a banker and a money lender and rich proprietor o f productive real estate. He took the electoral vote of Pennsylvania to Washington last February. - Camer- Qiade prosperous armore, whose husband mad considerable money during the war in. a Government office. —• Cincinnati E n q u ir - • BEEC^R’S SDEEHKG EXPEaiENCES, H ot ^ W ard Beeoherj • w riting to the C h ristian Union, gives his experience in a sleeping car? Another getting up at 3 o’clock, tum b ling into -an omhibi ui;— ---- gh tile e' I times j p in the sieepe]rs k jum ble pf sleeping, irough t h i sleepy streets, pii- > cars—^asmothering sleeping- in five tim es I can get on with tolerable sleep in other four are a juu rum b lin g tM ing into, to e car. Once in five tim es I can g< with tolerable sleep in to e sleepe ; the Walki]^, ro l ^ g , jarring, grumbling, ere is mways one man that Hal buimmers snores. There is always one man The ” . morning. . At stetiohs the new comers • ■ .-_x ------ - berth in mmercial bummers -who insist t} talking late at night aud early in A t stati ra move ab o u t peering search o f their own, or too bright,’ besides wheels, the joli Itarting. nor regards man, playi bum p ing. H e ■will jerk are tw o or I ■who“ n sist upon *” id early in the' into y o u r b erth in Then i t is too h ot, IS tho roar of the leels, th e jo lting and jarring from ling and' sf '' omp engineer, lor regard s man, plays at a game stoppin g and st Now aM then who neither fears God t a iXe ■will jerk you until every muscle seems ajar, but seeing his mis- take, be fia^es back on you witb a ,t sets you in a tremor. And thenhen h©©_ willill run,un, throughhrough no-w ana t h w r t a scale of chromatic jerks and bumps un­ til y o u fairly brace yourself to keep in place. 'Wearied out, at length, toward m orning; y o u fall into real sleep; and then comes toe porter, rousing yon u p to b m k fast, anddayliglitaud bedrabbleol m isery I A K ohance of . N ew M exico .—T en years ago a handsome y oung m an passed through Mohticello, K y ., and was notic­ ed by a young girl sitting a t the -window of to© m o st aristocratic house of the to'wn. She fell i n love with Mm a t first sight. She had wealth,, culture, and beauty. H e was poor, and was then on Ms way to seek fortune as a cattle-herder in Texas. After m any ups and downs silvei lan,. with lit- lame a contributor iwes. She learned object of h er fancy ponded throughout wrote a -word in Texas. After m any u p s and d he found himself the owner of a £ mine in New Mexico. The g irl blOi into a rarely b eautiful ei’ary abifity, and beci ' Tin who toth ee ^ cpc o n s c ious lars. She nev< u was, and they correi : wrote a -word one » r family, ood fortune. A the ten yeai of her personal nor d id he ppeak of Ms goo( few weeks ago he wrote her proposing riage, and soon followed h k letter to 3 h e saw hei ley were marJ )rry, that Tfas, learned o n reaching Silver City that her husband, B- B. Metcalf, was the greatest capitalist in New M erico. —The arrival o f the Feld Jagers is im- nounced a t Berlin. I t is a corps coifi- •ell-eSucated 3 vocation ia to . „ both in time o f peace nnd w«? -wito <^r- ryiug m e r g e s to conufi»iders o f txam a Q rofdetatom e n ls, F o r t o i s pnlpcMW a complete knowledge of t t e topognqihy of to e d istricts in -whiph to e y may 'oper* ate is required, a n d a c los#«tudy is com scquently given to forests, hills, streams, ,aud rokds, d own to toe smidlest and leasts frequented. Bach year a portion of these yonng men travel abioad. in order to s tudy b o th the lan g u a g e and the to­ pography of the lands they ■risit. Many •mmhaps h aveoccurredtoarm ieS through the ignorance and mistakes of Orderlies and officers charged -with th e delivery %i im p o rtent messagae. THEIKYSTEKY OT* XmSAKS. A man fell asleep as the clock tolled the first stroke of twelve. H e awakened ere the echo of the twelfth stroke had died away, having in toe interval dream­ ed th a t h e had Committed a crime, was tried and ----------- after five years, tried and con­ demned ; the shock of finding the halter around his neck aroused him to con­ sciousness, when h e discovered that all 1 in an infini- ing hard, and how, upon -waking np from his long dream, so short a time had he been asleep that the narrow-necked gourd bottle, filled -with water, wMiJi b e knew he overturned, aa he fell asleep, had not time to empty itsglf. How fast the so-nl travels when the bod; Often when WA wa T ta -ma ehriri S s te back into the dull routine of a si ^leasantei bhat some1 .ra go to a strange place we fancy that we have seen i t before ? to it pos- lien one has been asleep JW e that wh( ______ __ „„„„ the sonlhas floated a-way_, seen the place, and h as the memory of it which so In aword, word prises u s ? 1 the life of mi Roman Catholic Ghurch. takes i t fromthe is Mdiden, ----- how far dual is lan, how far n o t? ^ N evada ’ s N ewest N ovelty .—A large iron -water pipe is carried np through the steeple to tbe large cross of the new jlic C The p ipe then ______ cross, behind which it i and from holes'perforated at jper intervals jets are sent up. From 3 top of the cross and from the end of 1 arm large streams ascend to the y-fi.v6-Jfive feet.eet, height of about twenty f and be­ tween thesff are thrown \up a great n um­ berjer off smallermaller jets.ets. L a s t eveningvening thehe o s j L a s t e t numerous jets spread out in the shape of a fan.an. Thehe raysays off toeoe decliningeclining sunun a f T r o t d s fell upon the jets aud spray at just the --------- ---- 1 . light up a n d bring oui % beautiful roseate glow, led the top of the cross This novel fountain was L fo r mere ornament. I t the breali protectio:n like a iurronndei istructed fo r mere ornament. I t is intended for use in case of the break­ ing out of a large fire as a protectio to the spire and the roof.-—Farpinia Cits/ Enterprise. bled n could 1 ■W hat M akes a S ea -S heui D S ing . — When the sea-shell is h eld u p to the ear there is a p eculiar -ribratory noise which children assure each other is the roar of the sea, however distant they may be from it. PMlosopMcally investigated toe peculiar sound thns recognized is a phenomenon that has puzzled scholars for a long ■time. The experiment is eas­ ily made by pressing a spiral shell over. tHe cerebra of eitber ear. I f a largo shell, the sound is very much.like that of a far-off cataract. Now, what causes it ? Every muscle in toe body is always in a state of tension. 'Some are*more on the stretch than others, and particularly those o f ih s finRera. I t is conceded that itensifles them as the -riolin does the vibra- ngs, irv6 receives the Muscles of the leg said to -ribrate in iropagat loUow body of th e -riolin does tl tion of its strings, and thus the acoustic ------ , ------ .-— j.i._ sonorous expressions. g below the knee are 1 i the same way, and, if conducted to the ear, produce the same result.— Boston WatcJwian. A E tjssian H o T jel .—-At a Bussian ho-, tel y ou are obliged to stipulate' for bed' linen, pillows, blankets, and towels, o r else p ay extra for them, .as the landlord assumes that you carry these articles with you. This has b een the custom of the country from time immemorial, and has produced among certain Eussians a curious kind:ind off fastidiousness.astidiousness. Theyhe o f T strongly dislike u sing sheets, blankets, ind towels which are in a certain sense public property, just os we should strongly object, to putting on clothes which had been already worn by other people. S digiitly M ixed . —About twent years ago a somewhat abusive opponei of the Baptists -was publishing a boo inst -them a t the office of t he acts of the MississippiL* ississippiLegisl By some inadvertence the i s h e e i l g o t mix­ ed, and before the confusion was detect- il copies of the acts i h e acts of th e M some inadvertence th ghee HU, and before th e confusion w ed several copies of th e acts were so bound as to exhibit the following astoU- itoing piece of legislation, th e grand re- a thirty years’ “Be it enacte of representat lippi that M p ihd feo- f means IE means to put •water a n d iizo means to pull out. ” the State oi to put unde; WSAT THE S choolboys LioSHBO A t . ~ V meek boy was trudging along toward 1 School house t]je o thor morninj was met b y his schoolmates returning with their books u n d er their arms. A rning, and 1 returning IS u n d er their of oat-calls and shrieks rent the air, and hats -were thrown up and heels kicked ditto. “ W h at’s tip ? ” inquired the lone boy. “ No school!” ho-wled toe ’m A b * “ tooclioi-’o u i/ilrl” A^>/1 onrtlhAT UA-nYBBS AT A H isootjht .— A Texas have t-wice too many d.octQrs,S a n d nine­ teen femes too many lawyers. In fact they propose to “ swap off” laiw e rs a t farmer. T h ^ would good p reachers and a lawyei rould hke a few more d p reachers an d a great m any less r ones. B u t to e great want is far- ■a; “ five m illion good, farmers” will sive a welcome ■within th© borders of . __ as. B u t they -want, “ early-rising; hard w o rking,, sober, goo d -m a n a ^ g A -{ViOKEn iMposinoiir.—-At eighteen y t o of age this lady married a wealti oldld fellowellow off sixty,ixty, withith o nee footoot inn thy o f o s w o n f i toe grave. Could any prospect have seemed more d elightful ? One foot in the grave, recollect! Ah, b u t m a rk my story’s se-, quel. At eighteen, say they, she wm t lovely creatuie, b uv t when I acqyaamtaneesbe'wafi P® wnuet—he o u g h t to have dently good for another haff-dozen years to come. Xou see h e had married, as I have twice before remarked, w ith on* foot jn the i jrHUbuiH, uu >Tucu JL mad© her itaneeshe-wofi passe and worn; ■ ive been ashamed of himself, b u t was not—w*« a hals young thing of eighty-eight, and evi- lother hs&-dozen leforo remarked, j grave I b u t no earthly con- siderafeon would i * the Think how that Woman was —S a n Erancisco Chronicle, A MAN \who went to ^California two the year ’round, and h e is satisfied tru t h ' o f the assertion, as he 1as ^ he heard before he went suit the a g o B ^ - th a t o'!!® could wear to e same su it \■ •s itisfie d o fih e it o'!* could wear 'roun d , an d h e i 1 t r u t h ' o f th e assertion, as h e h woi th e sam-i suit ever since he has been “ THE KAN FEOK MffiHHJAS.” That’s the name he goes b y in the BiMh Hills, A boy of siite’en, lightly built, a -woman’s lace, and one -would pass him b y as having only a woman's courage. And y et Bufiido Bill, Texas Jack, nor any o f tiie other historic In ­ dian fighters never displayed the cool courage a n d steady nerve •which that boy from 'Wayne County exhibited one day last November as he went out from Headwood City to -•visit a brother in camp some seven or eight miles away. BE® was cb U®^ a boy then, and now to tell you why they changed his name to “ toe m a n from MicMgan.” The boy, whose home name is Willard KingJ was aim ed ftito a H enry rifle, a 'olver and a light hatchet, and he set out to pursue Ms\ journey on foot. There Indians above and 'belo'w and 'leadwood. Tiisy had t mly the day before, and ' be lurking on the paths ftroimd Deadwooi The; two men on' known to b YOl the morning, 3 of snow had tilled an d were paths and trails. ^ Y oung King was strongly advis­ ed against leaving the to'wn, bnt having heard that his b rother was v eiy sick he was determined to go. He left Hoad- wood about nine o’clock in th e me— ■- ~ there b eing three o r four inches on the ground. “ I t ’s like thro-wing that gun and re­ volver into to© sea, to say n o thing of h is being scalped,” remarked one of the miners as the boy set out, and some of the men said it was a shame for such good weapons to b e carried to the ludi- The b oy felt safe enough until a mile or two out of Deadwood, when ho grew more cautious. His route lay over hills, through broken ground and Mong a val­ ley, being mapped Isy compass aud no trail to follow. Three miles from Dead- wood h e heard tho neigh of a h orse, and he a t once h u rried from the open g round to the shelter <rf timber. Speeding along for half a mile at a “dog trot,” he became certain that the Indiana -were on his trail. Ho had ropd no signs and h ad heard nothing but the n eigh of a horse, but he h ad a presentiment, as it were, that the red m en had taken his broad trail and were after him. King made for h igher ground and soon obtained toe shelter of a mass of rocks, which could not be handily approached, except from one direction. H e intended Co secrete lelf until certain that his -trail -was o r followed, and he had not long was not steps a t a fast walk. Kinging couldould haveave retreated K c h r had he so desired, but the prospect of a fight did not frighten him. The odds were large­ ly against him, but the boy had uerve, good position, and he deliberately opei toe battle. Thei how close they were to him until a bul­ let frpm his rifle c u t the Jugular vein of the first one and buried itself in the shoulder of the next. The first leaped 'he savages did not! from h is feet and fell bi wMle the second went dou lack a corpse, but Bcram- ^ „ . led. The at first thought the* boy h ad joined two or three hunters, but after making a cir­ cle around his position they i intirely alone, “ he desperal The India! le, and th ey opened fire ee different p o ints. He was safe enough in his retreat, and wait­ ed to let them exhaustLsttk their ammunitioi on him from three As the fire slackened he of one of them and shot him ur ammunition, obtained a sight through the head. Thft idea of a b oy ha-ving hilled two of their number and wounded a third drove the remaining six savages to desperation, and t hhey ty lefteft thehe coyerover of their trees and l t c charged on h is position, yelling as they advanced on a run. H e had not expected such a maneuver, but was not taken altogether b y surprise. He ■wormded one of them in iho wrist by a shot from his rifle, and when they were upon h im he threw down his gun and peppered away with h is revolver. “ They were right upon me, and we were a ll blazing away a t once,” h e after­ wards explained, but the boy was too many for them. The cowardly reds re- tr^ t s d after a moment, having wounded King in the side, in the leg, and in the . c h e ^ In return two of .them carried aw ty some o f his lead, b u t were not too badly wounded to use their rifles after­ wards. The gang hauled off for a time, and then one of them crawled a s n ear as he could and shouted in broken Eng­ lish: “ WMte boy come out—^me no hurt him !” B u t the white boy was going to stay right there for awhile yet. He knew the treacherous n ature of the ea%ges a around Mm, and h e believed h e could vi’hip the whole crowd, wounded as he was. The Indian, finding that yonng King could not be enticed from his position, return­ ed a n d reported, and fo r an hour all was quiet. Th© boy was beginning to hope that they h ad withdrawn for good, when a savage appeared in view«on the left 'e appeared in view ■nted to hold a talk. ':nres, danced aroui11(1, talk. H e indulged ' 5d 1 an( made every effort to attract King’s atten tion to him and keep it there. ■WMte b oy very brave—wcin’t hurt oy—like to talk to bravo white boy !” .he called white bo’ out as JA danced around. ■Meanwhile th© rest of the band war© meakingup from the other direction, qaloolating to shoot King in the back aa he watched the single Indian. He sus­ pected the trick,.Saw them coming, and drawing a fair bead on the “ talker,” he ped the fellow dead as a crow-bar. alive and un- I first sighted. J did not rush as the boy expected. On the contrary, they hurriedly rslreat- .ed, and b u t little time was lost by them in getting out of the neighborhood. The >oy waited till three o’clock in the after­ noon before leaving his. retreat, and tlien, M b clotMng stiff -with blood, h0 purs-u§d b is journey, reaching b is b roth­ er’s camp about dark in safety. The su would n o t credit h is story, though 'ere plain proof of a lad as a crow-bar. Those skulking up numbered four, be­ ing all the Indians left alive . wounded o u t of the nin e first They did not rush as the b( three wounds were plain pro o f o f a bloody contest. The next day a band of a dozen.-went over to the scene of t fight, and when they had taken a £ voy they could no longer doubt the bi storyi They found trails everywhere trails in thi of blood around Ms position, and le snow where the dead Xndi- had been dragged along, and toe fense was voted one of the bravest ever made against the savages. A boy without sign of beard, and, looked upon 3 hardly fit to carry 1 )istol around, of ^ scalp -without firing more fhan one shot. I t -wasn’t enough for the miners to p a t the boy on the back and all d u e praise, b u t to further d distinguish him they called Mm “ The M an from MicMgan.” There are other men from Michigan there, but young K ing h as t h e sole h o n o r of beipg f Ac man, and of being looked upon as toe representative of toe Wolverino Btate.— D e tr o it Dress. F ashion in B cjmbay .—^The children seldom have anytom g o n them b u t a lit­ tle red cord tied around their waists. One of m y shoe-strings would make a suit o f clothes for th e whole p arish. You ■will see superbly formed womeu -with only a linen cloth o ver one s h oulder and in m u ch th e same \way as o u r juvenile di­ aper is applied. B u t their adornment does n o t en ' toe i s o n e or two 1 around to e ankles 1 same on each arm, on fingers and in the ears, and in toe left nostril is a huge duater silver ring..

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