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Union, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1865, Georgetown, Delaware 55 EVERY AT f OF 1 ii lines i r I SO 50 0 25 2 50 U Oil 25 00 six one Larger filling or a column will he taken at ami bo made the subject of special BAUGH'S M Store No. 20 South Delaware IN After price Kun Hour Phosphate In per per VOL. 62. DECEMBER 15, 1865. WHOLE NO. 114. The Matron Tko l I. Ir our forest pathway own upon the that ma rustly ii 3'enr is like a stately lays bcr vanities the of her ear the livery of the tu paint with kues uf crimson anil The Haunted ship a True far as it She u cu Some ir. e voice all tho hills full toned th and i wero their c BAt now 1 PHOSPHATE BAUGH S n in forest and garden A at CTO sung uL when sunlight tho A carnl hursts from sonie half hut sure She woke again tho oKlen odorous afreet ai She made her beauty bright and debonair earth no Twines no fur thu matrons n she not surrender is her eren now inwrought with every Aud in ou her brew Caution to cull MORO I In Juno she us of f with the I whan the earliest bloum was and us sweeter scents from fields orchards with K D QY i my i 27 Front II BOH is I i lira Her The Ma As ml l to the go creeping sheaves of of T tvi ive and life arc y o New Your nml r. ivh i such largess still and presence 1, sing Karih fast to with I tho ver the l MORO ALLEN IMPROVED OF Manufactured them at their 4th.- r their Only tho in the nai Only the wild v Ovor the n. 42 S. 11 above no as can TAKE TASKER Tho following narrative is by ton It is not included in his col- anil therefore will be new to most of our readers The world abounds with ghost stories but it is exceeding difficult to get at first hand that is to from persons who have actually seen the ghosts this may be the reason why they have fallen into some discredit with the I heard a story of the kind one came within an ace of being an and who believes in it most He was a worthy captain of the a native either of or I forget which at any a place noted for its breed of hardy I met with him in the ancient city of having anchored with his brig in the in the course of a wandering Our one day turned upon the wonders and adventures of the when he informed me among his he had once made a voyage on board of a haunted It was a vessel that had been mot ing half and with flagging about the sea near the Gulf of between the mainland and the ma Those her found her without a living soul on board the hatchways were broken the cargo had been the decks fore and aft were covered with blood the shrouds and ging were smeared with the as if some wretched being hail been massacred as he clung to it was evident that tho ship had been plundered bv and to all the crew had been dered and thrown The ship was taken possession of by the finders and brought to in bst the sailors who navigated i her into port declared they would not make another voyage for all the iu 1'crti. They had been harassed the whole way by the ghosts of tho dered crew who at night would conic up the and the rua up the station themselves on the yards and at the and appear to perform all the duties of As no harm had resulted from this ghastly the story was treated and the vessel was fitted out for another but ready for no Bailors could begot ready to embark in She lay fur some time in boston regarded by the superstitious seamen is a fated ship and there she might have rotted had not the worthy captain who re- lated to me the undertaken to com- mand He succeeded in getting some hardy who stood less in awe of to accompany and his in-law sailed with him as chief When they got fairly to the hoV goblin crew began to play their At there would be the deuce to pay in the such racketing aud as if the whole cargo was bales tumbled about and boxes and sometimes it seemed as if the ballast was shifted from side to All this was heard with dismay and even the captain's who pears to have been a very sagacious was exceedingly troubled at it. As to the captain he honestly confessed to me that he saw nor heard but then he slept and when once asleep was hard to be Notwithstanding all ghostly va' the ship arrived at the destined cud of her which was one of the South American rivers under the I captain proposed to go in his boat to a town some distance up the leaving his ship in charge of I lie latter he would anchor her site to an island in the where he could go on shore at and yet be ou hand to guard upon but nothing could tempt him to sleep on The crew all the The caplain could not reasonably object to such an ar- so the ship was anchored op- to the arid the captain de- parted on his For a time all went the in-law and his sagacious iy the ship at nightfall and arc to any at- j slept on shore the ghosts then took ny It bo- j and the ship remained quietly folding doors of a anchor as though she had been manned by living of One nigh tlie captain's brother-in-law was awakened by dious He hastened to tho The spa was lashed up in foaming surges rain down in thunder It was one of those changes only known iu the captain's brother-in-law cast a ful the poor tossing and laboring He saw numbers of uncouth beings busy about who were only to be dis- cerned by the of lightning or by anything from the who ly insure accidents from Such is one of the nearest chances have ever had of getting to the fountain head of a ghost I have often since regretted that the captain should have been so sound a aud that I did not see Phil Foster's Phil is about the best plain fair dealing young that Philadelphia has got in the staple aud fancy dry goods Not such an urchin or Old enough to keep a bright lookout to windard you it was about the third I uess after I began drifting about the said to me me an my dear I want you to do I am with jou to the last What is it I want you to stand up with I'll do Yes I'll stand up with and back jou against Hold all Mr. Seward's the Attack upon AN INTERESTING The American London heard ard give the following account of thei own sensations at the time of the attempted In the autumn of 1857 I f American correspondent of The days in a county -on that he recently Sunday morning wife received a which I Mr. Frederick Seward said that on stepping from his bedroom into the passage and seeing the he merely dered what he was doing th led him to On his fellow's endeavors to pass Mr. ard's room the assassin drew a which he presented at Mr. Frederick and On his resisting don't I am going to get and wait you to act as the I am wilh But who is the bride Any acquaintance of mine you know her like a It Mrs. Annie the charming little black-eyed widow whose husband was killed in some of the babies down I know She is a Philadelphia that is nert to one of the heavenly how long has her husband been dead not long enough for Annie to grow gray fifteen I But you see Annie ha: tain Jim took place in a few Mr. Frederick Seward's first thought a navy Ths man pulled the but it only and his intended victim cap missed next sensation was confusion and the resting upon his right like his father's was barely recovered from a bad fracture assassin had felled him to the floor with the but of the put his to his head and finding a hole he cap did not miss fire after he became and re- mained so for two days and His first indication of returning consciousness was the got the ball after which he fell off again into a comatose which was of long the very afternoon of the day when Mr. Lincoln was Muscular Story op In the autumn of 1857 I spent a few and on the the pastor's which her tittering told us must be a exclaimed arc clerical PUBLISHED FRIDAY TERMS OP 8NE invariably in DNE corv payment at tie close of the FOH i OP TKN COPIES to one COPIES to one payment in advance as above rates will be carried out for and in addition we will send a copy paper gratis for one year to the getter up of a clab of 04 2 JO 13 00 Si If exactly to your Tl 1C a dy in distant narrated that there had lately come into the next ish a new vicar a very fine who llc had himself wri at school had no superior either in Greek intended to admit i or iu and who at the university A LITERARY BITER Fields a London is known for wonderful memory and knowledge of nsh It is said when any author in the neighborhood is at a loss for a he at once down to the the desired One at a dinner party a would be thinking to puzzle Mr. 1'ields and make sport for the prior to Mr. sonic it to Mr. Fields aa At the proper Southi won honors for his classics and silvar cups the guests were he be- He had a ami a Relists among I have been brutal exercised of trying tu fin but many Southey's his well known a good d out in he had worthy folk were fearing that his zeal was j the lines without knowledge or at any j can you us about what One of his Erst measures was to wrote open a school in a remote part of the and get the room licensed for i do not remember to have met with them replied Mr. Hut all the drunkards rose were only two periods in Southey's life could possibly have been written by were gleefully asked tho day against such unheard-of They would run after him and and discharging volleys of sods erick who was Assistant Secretary of had asked tion should be made for the presentation of Sir Frederick which take place the next Mr. gave him the points of a reply to be ma and other Finding remonstrance I he adopted another course on the sail Wednesday evening in the week before I that period heard the Making a stand in the I having the measles middle of the at the entrance of the i or near the just the storm and j Mr. existence when he and cutting his lose of his was to eward 1 ivind Daly fall IMV liere by tho and iny t in the nml usos at Of I by the Calia unil the the Cross and the Mine and Hero liy the wintry Ah faint heart 1 in thy What is there left to nt W. ON THE 1'ltoSI-KCT Or TIIK H. W. well known as a sentative in Congress from has been u very cheerful letter on the situation ami prospects of the He K have gi a at the we the re- suit of our recent no Whatever may be lelt by somu at its tHe great of are t tempt to receive il tj the new arc open before We shall ourselves to its I firmly boliere the course of ten the South exhibit a prosperity and a higher than at any previous period of her history will In: fewer great There will he a greater number of well Instead of strain the of labor to produce the possible quantity of rice 5ugar and tor the accumulation immense there will be a di- versified diffusing increased a greater number of man will be fewer auto- 1 more happy e refer t'i the Ph i ll t r. EIGHTH i B. in c 011..1 at i A K I'M mi lies some times have i the to get a barrel of poor I They cannot make good bread out of it. his especially the ease at this season of the when used for 1 will before it is for A ht ly says this may be remedied by mixing a little finely pulverized saleratus with the Jry ami then mix the and it will make sweet This is a fact certainly worth aud we thank our lady iur the pale fires that glided about the lie heard occasionally the piping of a boatswain's or the bellowing of a hoarse voice through a The ghosts were trying to save the but a tropical storm is sometimes an for or or even In a word the ship parted her drove before the stranded on the and there she laid her When the captain returned up the he found his late gallant vessel a mere and received this wonderful account of her fate from bis sagacious Whether the wreck continued to be haunted or not he could not inform and I forgot to ask whether the owners ever recovered ly known me all her and Cap- Irwin and I were fast sworn aud Jim made me promise before he went to the front that if he got killed I would marry Annie as soon as he He was killed at and J guess he is cold enough by this when aud where are you going to take to your heart and home the second-hand angel as to the tho angel is going to take me to She has got splendid one out ou Sixth to be married there next Thursday me I'll be I was on hand and in dressed as if I were going to marry several angels and was dressed like the king of and the I'll be if I ever ad within half of such a real magnificent little clipper petticoat craft in all my Sparred like a pilot counter clean lines like a yachts full in the like one of John Linn's steam and figure head like a sea I think I should have been willing to have taken the superb sample of dimity without waiting for Captain Jim to get quite Well you see we had mustered on the all hands to and the parson was just about to begin to lay in the of the when in tramped a big fierce about the color of a new wearing a pair of shoulder halted iu between and his Bridegroom was taken all square bride turned red and and her eyes up into gle's and and was ing to faint groomsmen and bridesmaids all in a everybody dering if ghosts went in el's and everything on like the works of a windmill when suddenly the put in au opinion and liis arm around Mrs. An- nie you're a first-class and I would as soon give Annie to as any chap I know of in this world when I am done with But look here 1 am not half cold Of Foster's wedding was all a but we made the wedding feast n jolly welcome home for Colonel Jim Ir- had been only about half killed at and he laid of the speech upon the President's as I have previously informed my Mr. Lincoln out the adopting Seward's and thus preparing that tion of the British Minister by President which was regarded at the time by the people to whose representative it was addressed as so friendly and aud Frederick Seward's first inquiry after he came fully to his which was a long time after the Sir Frederick Bruce been He thought that only one had passed since he knew not what had happened to and his mind took up matters just where it had left Seward's mental experience ing his supposed assassination was in its ing the savages in the he them thus ir. a firm which commanded their good I have patiently for but now 1 must put a stop to it and I'll in your own Choose your best man and we'll fight it If you'll give They looked at him hut throwing a he send your I laid their heads ly giant stepped and i made a furious dash at j who quietly parried blows and played with thorn for a. few a fist was planted in the peasant's and he lay a full length on the Quickly ing himself lie skulked away i to his send your next his drain and he had fallen The versification be- longs to the measles hut the ex- pression betrays the idiotic The questioner but tho am in ruffians and MAX DOWN TIIK TO HAUL A died yesterday at the United States pre- the Brooklyn naval station ace among by the an old though in humble made himself a lasting William Conway in an old sailor in our having served over forty years as an enlisted In ho was at the naval and was tho man whom the traitor F. of the old ordered to lower the United States flag on the secession of the Mr. in reply to this an- swered that be couldn't do The der was repeated more answered the old have served under that flair for forty I won't do The rebel tenant did not Shortly after Mr. Conway was sent and here and his during the lie received from and I'll go through the lot of you ami going to Again ther heads drew another threw down his with a more cautious But once a stomacher stretched him on the Once more a conglomerate of pates was eyed th Fse see hung Anil now the first one who was vanquished stood ture so like that of Ins that raises like a brave the question whether this of con- and observation of minute is not common in circumstances of unexpected and not fully apprehended Mr. Seward was lying upon his close to the edge of his with his head resting in which had been made to give him case and to protect his broken jaw from was trying to keep having been seized upon by a sick man's it was that if he slept he wake up with lie was brought to full consciousness by in by the entrance of the and the cry of Miss will kill my But he saw of his assailant until a hand appeared above his and then his thought handsome cloth that overcoat is made The assassin's face then and the helpless statesman only What a handsome man was a fine looking Then came a sensation as of rain him smartly upon one side of his face and then quickly the same upon the but he felt no severe This was the assassins The blood he thought time lias and falling from the bed to the faint a shake of the head citizens of San Francisco a uold medal from Jim teck commendatory of his gallant action on the a shake more and a stiff occasion referred and this he had on his person at the time of er with letters from Secretary Welles and General him for his de- a rare young to the yo tell the we're to hear you And they ail followed him along the little the and heard the Word adding it re- mains to he seen will become of the What did come of 1 a long lime that from that day the men dolled their and the women and the children looked when they unit or passed that the church and schools were the were nearly all shut and that a great moral and religious in That gentleman previously been the instrument of a liko change in an equally demoralized I may add that a few back he was deemed the fittest clergyman in the to go out as a bishop to a scenu of great personal danger in a en lie was a native of and about OM of ADOPTION 01- TIIK lias re- a dispatch Mr. of that the of that State by the amendment of Congress to the 1 States constitution abolishing slavery throughout tho This twenty seventh State that has ratified tha and tho requisite number re- I quired to give it It has been j iSed by the following I Rhode New I West j Tennessee one South Carolina and The Legislatures of the following rejected and New Now Jersey without adopt it at its A CURIOUS CUSTOM HOUSE Madrid the custom house rules that must cuter that capital with drosses and that whatever new and fresh female they haver with must be heavily The other day the train from Paris to Madrid was delayed nearly an hour while the custom officers squabbled with a a single silk dress she had in her The lady vowed had worn it once but the officers triumphantly pointed out that if it was neither stained or and that if not it was as good as new and must be taxed as At last the lady had to give way aud pay one hundred and fifty reals duty on the quads are already taking tage of the threatened approach of the and expect to harvest if it ally All sorts of nostrums and liquid and in pills and each The intelligent public arc making warranted to cure need not be warned against these ous Some of them may be but far the greater part are ed. His first sensation of returning was that con- he was drinking and tasted Mrs. Seward was him tea with a lie heard low voices around ask inn and replying as to whether it would be possible for him to He could not but his eyes showed his con- and that he desired to They brought him a porcelain on which he managed to me some more I shall get And from that moment he has slowly but dily recovered health and Here is the latest joke on the Derby hat The usher of tho Troy Opera a few evenings in a a person arrayed iu black broad cloth and wearing a felt attentive usher hurried down the and touched the spectator on the shoulder with a take off your The head turned and a pair of feminine eyes gave the usher an indignant He retired with an beg your and the ence testified their appreciation of tho incident by subdued from Canada has attained the perfection of a fine art. The last plan Too roil when the States war steamer Wyoming was at Simon's Cape of of that vessel's officers on shore met a number j m i i i i r II I 0 t t j P 11' 1 eers tram an in the One of the putting traveling through a piece of glass in front of of a Brah i i n las in an ironically J 1 hie of n v L- how many do von replied the officer of the We carry the straightening out in a very manner weight of metal you throw at a asked the officer of the eighty answered the inflating himself with a ture of wind and replied the officer of the of our gnus alone throws one hundred and sixty-eight that's double your whole broadside The struck the elevation of his ed off. Tx the two Ir- demanded of a gentleman for pulling in A colored man said he would do it for a and his services were Presently he the office with thumbs in the sleeve holes of his vest aud assuming a very self satisfied The gentleman thinking something was asked is the lie had i wish the the 1 life i any kii ever P faith forbade him taking or of that which to the Brahmin of his exhibited by e the world of animalcule in a single drop of the poor Brahmin in de- have destroyed my tor 1 sec now that I be able to and must of answered him by showing that a single drop of rum into a tumbler of caused all the cule to precipitate themselves to the tom of the I trust this solution of bis perplexity did not lead the Brahmin into habits of i and i my filled with and is in a woman's arms across discovered is a bogus baby made of replied with a UI have hired the iu two Irishmen to carry up the wood for fifty and retain fifty cents myself for the And such was the fact for the gentleman went out and saw for himself the two Milesians obeying orders of their colored employer with the In a train ears a detective noticed that out of thirty babies only two in a journey of fifteen This awakened his and led him to the discovery of tho OF SOLDIERS cor- respondent of the Boston Thousands of dollars arc sent this State for tne purpose of recovering the re- mains of soldiers and officers who have died during the To such I would say that they are very liable to be imposed Some of those who advertise to disinter the bodies are an unprincipled and if the grave which they are in suit of is nut easily found they take up tho remains nearest at in most es palm it the specified And if they really get the body at which stands the desired there is no ty of its having been placed in the proper as the headboards arc manufactured by the and carried to tin spot to be there so that very likely to
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