Neosho Valley Register, November 1, 1873

Neosho Valley Register

November 01, 1873

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Neosho Valley Register (Newspaper) - November 1, 1873, Iola, Kansas volume vil the register, rS9lMVaUi SVBRy saturoav LOUIS WALPB ft m, IOLA, KANSAS. OFnctii. Fams of Aixeh Oo0Htt, TEBlis-TWO DOLLAB& . BATH OF ABYXKtaVSa. OHdi of uit llBM, or )Mi, alaioa tjjp^ obr .>nr.�U.N4 lU noath*$T.M; thm muthr �.ilN^ out ii^wtion $IM Mid iBbMBMt ia-(tltioaaTicwUAeb. Om eolMM. om �1H.M ! ilx Bontlu tM.4M ; thr*i m-nth� �-. Ont tkklf calami, ob* j�u,$S�; liz BKmUu, $40!tlaMaioBtkf.|�. . OB*qamit�r eolaoui, obb ymt. $Wi MX OVOBtW,�J�^- �to��BioBtl�,$U. I�CalB�tk�,Ue�BUBUBI. lUCBlBTBd' TtrtiMii, i* MoU. pm'tmuimt sad l.HorriIle, A. W. I-aul Fisher, city officers. John FrancisJ Mayor, .r. X Hart, PuHce Judge. X. F. Aeens 1 A. W. Beck, : J. Shomon, . r Councilmen. W. M. Hartman, 1 J. H. Kchards. J . UJiorthmp, Treasurer. H. A^keotl, Attorney. J. N^oolloiiies. Marshal. C. D. BriKg8,.Us8!st. Marshal. f met j^orUtUi. IOLA LODGE, No. 38. A. r. i A. MASONS, BMU OB tht . Wsdat^BTt prfcsdinc tht fall of tb� mooB of Mcli moBth, Bad *rty two .wMki?tb*raBftM'. BrMbr*a in food tsadiBc mn invittd to attMxl. . ^ TOUN FKAHOIS, W. M A. L. 0u*irn. 8�c't, _ IOLA.LODGE, No. 21. ' X. 0. of ODD tKL-U>WS,hoM th*Ir rsfalsr mMtJofi - . - TwyTaaMlBT fv*. BiBf, Ib tMr hall, atxt dot>i aonh ot tbt Pottoas*. VWtlac brtthna in food itssd-ioc, arstavilid^stt�Bd. Jhm &BKBUART, N. 0 J. 8 CoBinate. Bm't. MosJw Valley Housei^ IOLA, KAKSAB. N. T. WilNANS, Proprietor.! Ilsdoc bMO rtetntly rrftttd with nnj bc eoBBodalioB for t�v*l�n, Mp�pislU con-mardal asn- j6aau>l� Tod �i> do all Uoda of Wstd aad Cluck rcpaMac on ihon BoUca. IialKiFn-parad toattsadtodaBtbay ia all iu bmadMs. uaes wMt aids yablie aqaarc. bt t. b. aldkicb. ooprae she rocks the baby to sleep, on traMse." and Van Twiller went on making comical iIomeHtic tableans ot liademolselie Zabriski, like the dever. D. F. QIVEN8, Watchmaker, Jeweler, And CiocK BxPAUiEB, oppoaite post .�ca, lola., Kanw, Clodu. Watdiw and i�mli7 naaay and promptly i��d aad w-raatad. A (a* aawrtsnt ot Ciodcs, JeBrlijr. Aold paat, aad othat fancy artieUs, "Ucfa UlbasoUekaap aSMy PisccUancotts. J. N. WHITE, UNDERTAKER. IFasAnMfoR M). \. iola, kaksas. Wood CoSbs OoBttaatIr on baad. I'ran* always la mdiafai. fm^XUmlie BurM Catu/wni�k4d on >i�H naUtt.'^^ BMidtoca-irOCBSt Orara Uobm. C.M.GILKEY,M. D., IOLA, KANSAS.. Offieem Maditon Aw,.otier Wm. DmtW Clothing Stort. FrotMiioBal basioiN pramptly aluedad to. New Millinery Establishment Mas. L. Ida Buskb Woald iofona tbrpaopUof lula aod vicla Icy tbat (Dt bat opaa*d  MILLINERY ESTABLISHMENT iSoH SUt ITiwiia^m Att.) In the building known as lola House. 90'A fvU Uoek of MOUnery OoocU eoiutantly on Aand.'iOl � CUTTING. FITTING -asd- DRESS MAKLING Dooa Id tha Utait Ufl* and on ibort ooucr, SATISFACTroS GUABAKTEED.- BLACKSMITHINC. L. H, GOBRELL {OppatiUOu PoUqfUt, WatkingUm Attnu4,) If pmarfd lo do BLACKMBiraua of all kind*. Epacial attaotioe (irao to Horse Sroiko. I^VSIBEB WAGOIVS, ^rsud Waoox^ aito Bcceics mado to ordw and varraottd better tbao tbo>p ouuafactarai East. GRUB PLOWS m�a� to unlfx asd CBaraotMd stroar and da-rabla. BzpAiBias or Etkbt DatcBirrroB done oa tbort notice, bi d aatiifaction nar-raattd. L. H. GORRELL. MEAT! MEAT!! MAIER^EPLEY Have openeda firs^class MEAT MARKET, South Side Afadiion Avame, AbA are prepared to (iTs entire satisfaction to their customers. EsTABUiaas TIM. BiTaauiaas ism. L. 1. pamnp,  KANSAS. IOLA, i;_ Dealer in F*reUrn and Domeatle ExrlianKe. Pa�acetlcke*jfonilibed rrom all part* of Enropa to tbif and all otbtr points in ae United >Utas. DEPOSITS MBCEIVSD. iBtemt UtowM M TtaM Defoaite CbUsetloDs Buda and remitted promptly. ftasTBioT School Bohm Wantu). RETESSB IStmn FOB SALB. Wm. Newton, Msaafaetaiar of aad Oaalar iki HABlfESS, /BRIDLES, SADDLES, *0. NAQIJI9ISBLUC SLYMPE UBRI8KL; bed tiw widest field for inv�wigation, ~- 'prodaeed abaolntely nothing, not even a ervp of aaapici4MM. One night, aAer even! weeks of tbia, Delaiwy aad I ftnded we eaagfat a glimpMi of Van lasUrieal dog that b� wiiMuitirthecttr-' TwiUerin the private box of aii np-'iain rose. We are accustomed to ^leak with town theater, where some thrilli^! Thk was on Friday Then waa a certain ligbt irony of the teodency trapeze performanoe was Roing on,lauiM(e the next dav uid h�->tt�..rfJi which woSenhav/togoarip, as if the whldh weTid not care to sit thiSa^''--^ sinitselfif itisasin, wereof the sen-.'but we concluded afterwards it was tier sex, and could by no chance be� only aoinebody that looked like him. maacnline peccadillo. So fiv as mf jIMiuunr, by the way, waa aniunaliy ~ ' active in this search. I dare say he never quite forgave Van Twiller for ofaeeration coes men are as much given to ama.U talk as women, and it is nnde- tmaunee un> oexi oay, ana oe aiieuaea that, thooi^ he had secured a seat for the nsual eveningentertainment. llien it became ft balnt of Van ITwillen to drop into the theater for half an hour ' ht, to assist at the inter-she appeared.. He cared or w every nigh lade,iawliicfi^ nUble'that we have'produced the ealllng Itim Mi^n DeUncy. Ned U onlv for her part of the programme,, dreaming of hi^StS^ of^^ eiSSl MThero tend ofbdlesT society �d thatji a fed. janrf timed h^visit jcogjoglf- I* >nd Van Twil will you find^ in or out of literaturevl The CSmmerian darkness which such another dreii. 4e(ightful, chatty rounded Van Twiner's Inamorau left busybody as Samuel Pepys, SeCh ua fnse to Indulge in the wildsed In money matters. Wbh he in InveT That appeared nearly as impossible; for if he had been in love all the world-that is, perhaps a hundred first families-would have known all about it Sn-suntlv. "He has the symptoms," raid Delan-cy, Ivughiog. "I remember once when Jack h ii-mining-" "NedfcriedFlemming, "I protest against allusion to that business.' This was one night when Van Twiller had waudered into the club, turned over the magazines absently, in the reading room, and wandered ont again without speaking ten words. The most cawleM eye would have temarked the great change that had come over Van X nrjiler. Now and then be would play a e&me of billiards with Bret Harte or John Hav, or stop to chat a moment in the vestibule with Whitelaw Reid; but he was an altered man. When at the club, he wa.*- usually to be found in the small smokihg-ruooi up staini, seated on a fiiuteuif fost asleep, with the last number of the Nation in his band. Once if you went to two or three pUces of an evening, you were certain to meet Van Twiller at them all. You seldom met him in society now. By and by came whisper number two, a whisper more emphatic than number one, but still nntraoeabia to any tangible month-piece. This time the whisper said Van Twiller was in love. But with whom? The list ofj Doesible Mrs. Van TwiUers waa care-rully examined by experience^ hands, and a check placed aaainst a old line Knickerbocker name here and there, but nothing satisCscta>ry arrived at. Then that same still small voice tif jrnmor^ but now with an eerily detected boarding-icbool staccato sharpnesa to it, sidd that Van Twiller .was in love-with an actress! Van Twiller, whom it had Uken all tiiese year>.and all this waste of raw material tn the way of aneestora to Broadway, or in the Central Park, or at the house he generally fivquented. Uia chambers-and mighty comfortable ones ther were-on Thirty-fourth street were deaerted. He had dropped out of the world, shot like a bright particular star Irom his orbit in the heaven of the best society. "Where's Van Twiller f "Who's ieen Van TwUlerf "What has become of Van Twiller T DeUney picked up the Evening Post and read-with a solemnity that betrayed young Firkins Into exclaiming, "By Jove nowl"- �'Jfarried, on the 10th Insuat, bv the Rev. Friar I^aurence, at the residence of the bride's uncle, Montague Capulet Esq., Miss Adrienne Le Cbuvreur to Mr. halph Van Twiller, both of thU city. No cards." "It strikes me," said Frank Livingstone, whi. had been ruffling the leaves ofamagadneattheother end of the table, "that you fellers are in a great fevi-i about Van Twiller." "So we are." "Well, he has simply gone out of town." Where r Up to the old homestead on the Hudson." It's an odd time of year for a follow to go into the country. "He has gone to visit his mother," said Livingstone. "In February f "I didn't know, Delancy, there was any statute in force prohibiting a man from visiting his mother in February if be wanu to." Delancy; made some ligbt remark about the pleasure of communing with Nature with a cold in her head, and the topic was dropped. Livingstone was hand in glove with Van Twiller, and if any man shared his confidence it was Livingstone. He was aware of the gn�iip and speculation that had beeS rtf? in the club, but be either was not at liberty, or uiu nct think it worth while, to relieve our curiosity. In the course of a week or two it was reported that Van Twiller was going to Europe; and go be did. A dozen of us went down to the Scotia to see him off It was refreshing to have something as positive as the fact that Van Twiller had sailed. Shortly after Van Twiller's departure the whole thing came out. Whether Livingstone fuuud the secret too heavy a bunlen, or whether it transpired through some indiscretion on the nwrt of Mrs. VanrensaalUer Vanzandt Van Twiller, I cannot say ; but one eve nine the entire story was in posseMioii of the club. Van Twiller had actually been very deeply interested, not iu an actress-for the Intimate dnma was not her humble walk in life-but in Mademoiselle Olympe Zabriski, whose really perilous feats on the trapeze bad astonished New York the year before, though they had foiled to attract Delancy and me the night we wandered into the up-toVn theater on the trail of Van Twiller'a mystery. That a man like Vart Twiller should be fascinated for an instant bv a common cirous girl seems incredible : but it is always the incredible thing that bappaos. Ba>ides,Mademoisselle01ym-pe was not a common cirous girl; she was a most daring and surtling gym-naste, with a beauty :and grace of| movement that gave to her audacious performanee almost an air of prudery. Watching ber wondrous dexterity and pliaiet strength, both exereised without apparent effort, it seemed the moit natural thing in ttis world that she �hould do those unpardonable things. She had a way of melting from one graceful p>atnre into another, like the diaiolving figures thrown from a stere-optioon. She was like a lime, radiant shape out of the Grecian mythology, now poised up there above the ga� lights, and now gleaming through the air like a splendid gilt arrow. I am describing Mademoiselle Olym' pe as she appeared to Van Twiller on the first occasion when he strolled into the theater where she waa performlAg To me she was a girl oi eighteen or twenty vean of ags (maybe she was much older, for pean-powder and distance keep these people perpetually young), -lightly but exquisitely built, with sinews of silver wire; rather pret-tyi perbapa, after a manner, bat showing ptidnly the efiteta of the exhaustive dnma she waa making on her physical vitality. Now, Van Twiller was an enthnaaston tbetuMect of calisthenics. "If I had a daughter." Van Twiller naed to �ty, "I wouldn't send her to a or a nunnery; Pd edaaiiafiwtioa tbat Vaa TwiUer f .and uimselfeMkiM hia seat la the hack part if tiieS^U! box night after ni^t dnrii^'maecMid engagement of Uad-emoiseUe Oly npe. It waa so easy not to abqr awayf ; lu uiis ttxu&d edi&� of Van Twil lerfa fiituity, bis caaei waa even wonx thitn I before. He pot only thought n Olympe qnit occupy bis Id4nre Dours at ni|^t I>y ' her. This was too much ler regarded it so. Be-i was always the same dream, a dream singn-1 the shattering of the I Uke Van Twiller. He, himself seated at tbt- II the membera of Our thanks for ymxre BeaMt|faU and Unex- ^oiue reapectfhltaecvent, Chakub MovTKOBXirci Waltkbs. The next day Vaa jTwiller neitter expressed nor folt anv itiiwiliiijgneas to mend a few witB Us mother at the old homeaiead. j And then he went ahfroad. ; K�BHMiB4iler as if she were an old acquaintance, and Club seated in the parquette),' watch seehe might have been con-udered by ing Mi that time-"is a wonderfbl creature; wbensnddenl but this will never do. Van, mv boy, launch yutt must reform thh altogether." trapeze, tad 'But half-paat nine thatnight saw him air Wkf a fire! ia liis accustomed orehestre chair, and vate box. ao on for anotlier week. A habit leads a man so gently in the bqsinning that he does not perceive he is leail-with what silken threads and down what ideasaot. avenues'it leads him I By and by the suit silk threads become iron chains, and the pleasant avenae>s Aremusl Quite a new element had lately en tered into Van Twiller's enjoyment ofj Mademuiaelle Olympe'* ingenious feats -a vaguely born apprehension that she might slip from that swinging bar, lie Olympe as nsual tlutt young Udy woulr! desperately from thr that one of the thin cords supporting it might snapi and let her g� headlong from the dizx^ height. Now and then for a terrible instant, he would iniagihe her lying a glittering, paipitating heap at the fo be weak ||ttditn*eorByow weak-wo�idect I wonder it aiie wears that Mm,nA ifot |& be aUe to ooaqoer it, cMtamealltbetiaM,aadjrsheiQHriitta is^ a* U hs beea �id. a hard tUng; tohermeabfioaiaboxboBtdlter, Of �adI dwelling in Otii man.ion that all wa-not well with the last uf the Van Twil lers, tbat be wiis gra loally estrangin): himself flrom hh peaf*. and wasting hi� nights in a pIay|nouse watching a mis ;niided young wi>man turning nnmaid-enly summetaanjta on a piece of wood attached to two ropes. Mrs.1 Vanrenssalaer Vanzandt Van Twiller came do sa to town by liie next '.rain to look int�i thia little matter. She fi)ttnd tht flower vf the familj isking ao early breakfast, at 11 a. at.. Ill bis oozy apartments on thirty-fourth Mtreet. VVitn th^ leasbpoasible locution she confronted him with what rumor had reported of hu pursuits, and wa* pleased, but not too much pleased, wiien-be gave be^ an exact account ol bb relations witl^ Mademoiselle Zabriski, neither concealing nor qualifying anything. As a confession it was uniqej and mi^t have jbeen a great deal less entertaining. Two or three times, in the course ot thelnarretive, the miatron had some difficulty in preserving tlie levity of her coontcnanoe. After med-lUting a few mi|iutes, she tapped Van Twiller on the arm with the tip of her parawl, and inviiedhim to return with her the next day up the Hudson and make a brief vttit at tbe home of bb ancestors. He accepted tbe invitation with outward alacrity andv Inward reluctance. I ^ When thb wasMttled, and the worthy lady had withdraWn, Van Twiller wisnt directly to theealablishmentoi Mesar*. Ball, Black A. Cb., and selected with onerringtaste^ the finest diamond bracelet procnrable. For bis mother? Dear me, uol She bad the family jewel*. I would not like to state tbe enormous sum Van Twiller ipaid for this bracelet. It was such a cjasp of dbmouds as would have hastenra the pulsation of The lAwrenoe JtMrmU in speaking oi thefhiecoUecUoB madeby theL. L. & G. railroad along thesr line,of road ^ theofliceoftiielmid department of the Leavenworth, liiwreace A Oal-veetoa Bailroad Company we examined yesterday, a very unique and complete display of the producUon* and resources of the State of Kauaaa. The collection embracea specimens of many of the moot naefnl varieties of I timber to be found ia'onr State. A cros* *eetion of the entire tree b made, showing the bark, the giiun of the wood, and the yearlv growth by: the conoen-trie rings. We noticed pne specimens of Cottonwood, bbckoak, white oak, white hickory, ironwoQ^, willow, red-bud,-black walnut, mulberry, coffee bean hackberry, pawp4w, beaowood. aiUathus, Ouga orange, peach ana iple. All specimen* are labeled with the name of the Iwood and lu place of growth. There are specimen^ of the grain* handsomely pot up in glaaejar*, laltelcd with the name of the vai'Iety and name and residence of the grower. We noticed six varietle* of wndat, five of barley, buckwheat, rye^ millet seed, Hun-garbn, two of clover, flax seetl, castor beans and cultivated cranberries grown by J. K. HoUbter, of Franklin county. Abo corn In the ear, dx Varieties, grasses and grain a* they grow iii the fields; cotton picked and in the boll, and one cotton plant four fbet hi^, Idiowing on it ninety-six bolb of cotton, i There ua glasa jar eontmning cocoons of the silkworm and specimens of manu&ctured silk firom Franklin county; abo basket willow gro^n on the farm of tbe silk manufiMtory. There are some beautiful] specimens of white and gray sand ruick from Thayer, coal, magnesia limestonei ochre' and ochre brick, fire clay and brick from the same, tile made at Uwrence, and a vertical section of soil five; feet deep from the Neosho valley. � i To crown all thb b a ^ries of birge stereoscopic view* of public! buildings, milb,&c, from the State Vnivenity at Lawrence all along down the line of the road to the cattle yards at CoSey-ville and the prairies of the Indian ierrilury. Tbe whole collection ib under the charge of the company's agent, Mr. W. K. Mottaam, who wilt sp^nd the winter iwith it in visiting pro'minent points iu the Eastern States, as a mean* of inducing immigration into Soutfaem (Kansas. An intelli|eent| person can :�rn Irom it a great deal about Kansas without the e>p use of making a Vbit. Tne collection reflects great credit upon the railroad cominny. It is one-of many sim ibr wisb things the company has done toward building up the material interests of the State. Petty Peapeslty. I am led to believe that petty pomposity bone of the most unendurable of the minor unpleasantnesses. The mildest case of thb kind which I can at thb moment recall is. at tbe same Ume, so obnoxious that. I regret to say, The American Woman Saf&ags Association held ' a very snooess-fnli: I Anniversary and Annual Meeting in New York and Broolelyn, Oct. IStk and i4th. The Ooiiy^tion was Urge. The proceeding^ | were spirited and harmonious. Great! ebthnsiasm prevailed. CoL T. Weiktwortli Hlgginton preaded and nadej the opening address. Letten .�ndorsing the movement, were r^ad from Hon. George Wm. CnrtbL Wm. Lloydl Garrison, Lydu MarU Child, Eluabeth Stuart Pheln*, L^uba M. Al-cott[ and others.Eig^^-dx delegatea present, representing onomixed in fourteen State* imd-Territo-riea.! iTbe Annual Beiwrt J shows that WoiUn' Suftage b establbbed and worksj Well in t^Tyomingj ahd Utah, (hatjit was under discnasiun faMt winter, in 21 SUteI>gishitttres, and -received a nu^oritv vote in those of Mdne, Iowa andiSGchlgani Written reporta were read jfijom 17 States. Jnlia Ward Howe waa elected Prendentfor the ensuing year: Lucy Stone, ^Chdrman Executive Committee. Among the Vice President* atLaige are Vice Preiident Hen-M^ibon, Hon. George Wm. Curtis, ir Saneant, Wm. Lloyd Garrbo'n and Col. Higgioson. The Resolution*' adopted are as follows. || Besolotioits. i Bm^ttd, That the primary aim of the American Woman Sufllraga A(�o-oiatiool b tosecure the baltot|for woman; whili^ It incliulcs, In it* general aim, the Mtablbbment of her equality of right* in all directions. | JMofuM/, That one-half oft the adult populailon.of the United State* who are legally entitled to hold property, who arp assessed I for taxes ahd punishable for crime, and whose I Interest in the Coinmonwealth b in no leapect baa than that of the other half; hoold not be dejp^ved of an equal vqiee In the government. i ' 1 Kadbied, That a government of the people must be a government composed equally of men and women] inasmuch 'as theMual cooperation ofi tbe sexes is essential alike to a happv home, a refined society, a Christian church and a Republican State. ^ { I .Thatotirpiesent political system u not fidrly repreaentative,*even of men, b^ing tergelv controlled in the primary meetings-'by rings of trading politicians intent on prirate gain; tbat political reform most enlbt a more general! interest on the part bf the people in the management of public bnsi-nea*; and that Oib would be greatly promoted by oo'mbining 'the social sympathy and co-operation of women in the primary meetings, at the polls, and in the halb of legislation. liaafwd!, That we advise the friends of WoDian Suffrage in every locality to promote the Movement moraUy and politically, by organudng local societies, for drculating tracts'and newspapers,! for holding poblie meetings, SoTeep^^ forlwlna* to elect.&\ friends k>fSnffra^ sod to defeat its env emies. } Saohed, That the Woman Suffrage 3Iovement, like every other reform of the Age, bments the loss and bo�|n the memory of its most powerful advo-cati, John Stuart Mill. - k Oaif ersal Laagaage- M. Alphonse de CondoUe. a disting-nbhed savant of Swltzerknd. arrives at the conclusion tliat the English laog-tuge is to be tbe language of the future. ____ "Ita forms," be says, "are adapted to I can hardlybring myself tS a propif ijiodem ] tendencies. -If you have to frame of mind for iu ialm dbcnssion. !�� � ��!." Van Twiller had said to himself; f'a Van TwiUer can lymou* letter or IS present BI�>d di a* its privil- tched to ita destina-felt easier in his itions to the hour that -,- passed heavily. He had paid the debt, and had paid it ea prMe^ as becam4 a Vte Twiller. He spent the reat of the dav in looking at some pictures at Goupil'a, and at the club, and in making a few pnrehase* for hb trip op the Hodaen. A ooa-sefonsneas that thb trip up the Hudson was a disorderly retreat, came over him unpleasantly at interval*. When he returned to hb rooms, hte at night, !be fonndj a note.lyin|[ on-the neither write an or make an an.-iby: entdb ita dnUes The casket di tion. Van Twiller] mind. He was n girl for many an might otherwise writing-table. He| caaghtjjie word* Uarted a* hb eye Theatre" tamped in carmine letter* oa one corner of the envekipe. Van Twiller broke th^ aeal with' trembling fingeia. Now, thb note a ime time afterwaida fell iato the hands of Uviagatoae, who showed it! to Stnyveaaat, whosbowed it to aM,amlI eopM ita*a I'terary ea-rindty. "nie note read a* follow*: Ma. Vak TwtuM, DBAa Sir:-I am vtrygratefbll toyon for that Braee-lett. U�mw Jaat in tbenleof'dme forme. The fbdeaiobdla ZahrbU** dodgtaaliontplafalloat. Mrbeaidb jitetttnf to modi foe bm. i AaU ham togrowalaostadia and take toionM other itna ofJbaayae**r i -dnnt no wkat fed Wl H i ^1 the Bnealatt. i ka�� *eea AbiainHB llo*B�fMl he aayaha will dothee^vaiatfdaipi . Flea* aeeep mf nse'the English langtiage. - Altbongh the oonelndoa.of H. Con-doiw la trite, he giTeaaemei intereeting reason* for it. Not only doe* he pronounce the English language to be the best when we wish to*ay anvthing promptly, clearly, and brieflv, but be; says hb repeated observauon* have taught him UutinSwiasfhmilieswhere French and German are equally under-itood, the French alway* drfvea out the German through ita superior flexibility and convenience. In the same way where French and English are used and equally undentood in a Swiss fiim-ily, the English superscedea the-French. The strongest a^ment he miikes as to the victory of our hngnage over all others, resto on pbin matter of htX grounds very generally known, and no where belttor 'understood and comprehended t^ on thb continent. Tet a redtdbf Ithem b Instmctive. He com-pnteathMtitbnow^kea by 77,000,-000 of people in Europe, Atattalia and AmericsM Thb estimato exdndea lii-dia, the Gape of Good Bop^ and other pboes whidi might reasonably be In-dnded,;abd b undoubtedly below the proper m^k. German b spokm by 62; O0O,OO0i land French 1^ 4Si,mjX�. The popniation of England doubled in fifty yean, and lea* than a oentnir hence, in 1970, will, be thinks, re�ch 120.000,000. In the newcountrba of the tTnited States, Canadas^ and Ana-tralia, itdouUeain twenty-five yeariL so' that, at the same future rates, it will be 789,000,000. Thus, in 1970 there will neady or, quite be 860,000,000 �f English! speaking people:. All thb b ezcTiidve of the- nrogre** the hu^uage, bdng that of the leadia|r mantime and commercial natfons^ will make in , other conntries. Owing to emigration and other canaea, tho pap-nianon of Gennanr doubW only osee with at/ ao'iipatby. Indeed'there u> mn�n diffidenot* iu the manner of tbe pompous gentleman Ibavrin my mind, It b *och a gentle tragedy,-that there are many who do not perceive, or ebb are not in the least diicomfitad by, the thing that irritatea me so. Perhaps myown aeif-oondonsnees help* me to detect the same qudity in otben; and, perliap* tbe manner to which I allude i*rethertheontgrowth.ofa brge self-eonsdf>a*oes* than anything ebe. It may be thb that aflhcta the tone of hb voice and eooversation,-to whose murmurous common-place he seems to be listening with a sweet content. He says a thing; not in order to convey an idea (snppudng him poastiHed of such nn anomaly.) but that the air may bc burdened with the soft and measured tones of his utterenc^ as with a soothing song, bringing deught to bb own can tnd, inddentallj^, to tlioae of hb auditor*. Thnshu nmpiest qneation or remark,-as to the I pnoe of hnckle-herriea. or the iinminenoe of Rin,-4aa acadtmoeallltaoam.; The thing that maddens me is that thb feUow of no accompiishmentarrogatea the subdued grandeur of a heio; bs think* to wear that fine flower of gentiliW which ha* ita foota only in a dtivalrou* life. -The Old CMnet; Seribna't for /To-eoaier. AabitwpMiagCdt A few days nnee, J. W. Kenne, ofj Pembroke, N. Y.,'took hb man from the bam, leaving* a two-months eolt behind. On hb retam aome two boor* after, he found the eolt on the roof of theham. Being nnaUe to follow the mare it had soi^taoaie meaiia of escape. In tbe fint place It bad gone up a fligfat of stdre-fifteen step*-then over the hay-mow, and ont of a window in the gable end of the bam, on to �| half .roofl From thb ebvation it worked ita way to the roof of tbe main bam, which b veiTcteep;; then it re-, - - , , _ traced ita atopa to the half-roof, whence, |000,OOQ i^eakkg IVettdt-dtogethm on the retnra of the motberi it jumped only abont a qoarter of tboae who �iU ^eac Ekig|J*h. In Ttow vi tbe*e,iket*and ealcala-tion^ MJde CbndqlU makea a attong SSpiSdiiy to^ "^^^eSu-Benn^m iwbom tha bearbit 'xanxnat-bflity for the ftitnre eddentlf ieSa, to mdntaia the parity and nni^ of thsir ^��wi*i , . ^ A mlaikcr traTellaig tbravgli lb� W�t In ! aiMMary oi]M�itf lavenU jraaia a^bi wa* holdinf as aalmirtod thoobgidal eoovenatton, irith as old WypMoJwhomh* b>4jeMM.^ti|ic coarw ^tfaMi h� idtad her vhat^^idaa diahad Mriaad of total depratrltjr^ -�--- ,m"Mid|