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   Alleganian (Newspaper) - August 30, 1865, Cumberland, Maryland                                v :i ij rr VOLUME II. CUMBERLAISTD, MARYLAND, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 1865., NUMBER: 17. EVEEY WEDKCSDAY MOKN1NG. O05C3 ou Mechanic Street, near tho Katioiiul House. >mr. nivaiiniilv in aiiviii.i. I >.t U1.CU tor A It i Jlllull llltltl ti( I ZHSix-octox-y. tin- I'irtuil SMITH, i'Ui'. .n miiil ISI-MLKV. it, uf IIUIHKK. M., T THISl'fernV. VMP-> 1'IIIMIUI.M, JK. o: tin. ii-pliim'" ,i u n. r IM.ltf'V, A. M. 1.. III'MI. CtMMtv I'll MH.K< IIIHRKI.Y, .ntiiN r.i.i.i. .1. II. M VU.IXO--, J, 1.. TOW.N-JllKMi. Tit full, i I. T t rt't TO-DAY TO-MOHBOW. IT lurtiitii- uilh u Hue Siren on tin? Whi-ii shall no lu them niv liui, uw! iy. ItiM i-liuuld blie fruuii viilli fiue of iflrr, Ami lull. ul Hirruu, bliall v.i' n MC muni? To-morroNj love, to-nuirrou. If HUM- uliu'ie nruniinl usuvui their Emits, Anil prav, M Inn He Ifteti mid furpivc? Twilat my hive, lint if jlisliio rtluiLv, Anil u trmlli from Wlun flii.ll Wriliiilr iriln'ik' KL ilaii? 1 Jim, lu-murnitr. If Imi onie IKr il ili-jitji, Ian nv kiss tin- in-uUlrod liju? liuu. I'.ut if aln1 uitli iorrovv, t-h.ill HC wt-i-p, if in-cji we Fur lirtuoiK MH nuil uui WVn- liitK. lit nck'umi' tiling inx luic, Itut nttnls, Anil far too Hwn: if .ionv HLTK, Jerer aad r.-nor Haairr, TIIE ORDEAL 01? BATTLE. "And this is jour final dcci-ion, >IL CiayV" i ?he was a beauty born, that ro'-c-innuthed little Itachel Clay, with her large wistful eyes, trembling with blue, radiant light, like j a veiled cheek stained with an cmprcf- of hearts fiom her youth And sitting in the framework of roses that! 4 '1 wonder what ILichel will comment. liut llachel said nothing. Day by day the old wound rankled it grew sorer to Harry Cleav eland's heart. "Will he live, Every pulse in llachel Clay's being seem-" ed to stand still as her dilated eyed searched ihe doctor's kind sun-browiied face. "Live! why shouldn't he? All he is a little care, and 1 see he is likely to get it. Now, don't blush up, mv, is uot tiie fittt buldicr in my viard that Ins had a pret- ty girl come to nurse him, and I like him nil the better for H. Give him tho draught when he wakes, and keep thu bandage on his fure- head. He'll probably carry sin ugly scar to his grave; but that will be the worst of his ca-e." The pood old nnii I rolled briskly awny to his nest p'ltient. while Hachel, kneeling bo- side the low iron bedside, cried tears of in- thaukfuhiesd that Harry Cleavcl.iud would not die. "Itachel! 1 am not dreaming 'tircly. Vet it iv as but a moment ago we nude the charge with cavalry.'' Hi-f large and unnaturally brilliant eyes wandered vaguely loiiml the re- turned to the tender face bending over him. "It was three dav.s since, dearest. You aic now Iving in Ihe hospital, wounded, and I have come from Glcnville lo nurse vou." "Yes. Harry, I." "Why did vmicumcT' he asked, gloomily. "I'ecau'-e 1 love you, the mur- mured, the bright crimson suffusing her whole SKETCH. Aluxnndt-r Duutiut is furnishing sensation items from Here is niioof the la't: left tha room M ith a turnkey behind us, and milked ou till we found ourstJt c.s oppopite the prison. The jailor opened it, went in, and lighted a lantern. douu ten a rciw of dungeons, then doun ten mure, but did uot stop. ncnt duwn more and then stopped at nuu marked Xo 11. lie gave a tik'iil iig- nal: it Bceined in th'ft abiidr of tin: dead as if he lud lost the power of speech. There at this lime :i frost of at least twenty degrees outside. At the depth were we found it was miugled with u damp which penetrated to the bone; my marrow v.as fro- nnd I uipcd tlie perspiration from my hrow. The door opened, we went down six damp am! slippery and found our- self in a dungeon of six square feet! I fancied by the light of the lantern that 1 taw a human form moxing in it: "Itiie and dress yourself." 1 had a curiosity to know to nhom this order was addressed. "'Turn on taid I to jailor. I then taw :i thin and pallid old man up. He had evidently been immnrrd in this dungeon in the fame clothes he hud mi when arrested, but they had fallen off by piece-meal, and he >fal- in :i ragged pelUsc. TliroiiL'h the rags hia naked, bony, fclmcriug body could be seen. Per- il ips this body had been covered with splen- did garments; purh.ipu the ribbons of the moat noble orders had once crowed liis pan- ting clrctt. At pro-out he was only a that lud lual uiik. name, and Xo. 11. He and wrapped in the fragmeuts of his ragged pelisse, without uttering a com- ijl.iint; his body was bowed down, cd by prison damp, time, it might he hun- ger. His cyo wua haughty, almost incu- tiuinp. "It is theGovcrnor. "Come." He was the first to go out. The prisoner threw a parting glance on his cell, hia stone bench, his water jug, and rotten straw. He uttered a sigh, yet it was impossible that he could regret anything of He followed the Governor and passed before inc. I shall never forget the glance lie turned upon me in pacing, and the reproach thut was concentrated in it. So it seemed to say, and al- ready obeying tyranny." I1 rimed nwny; that glance had pierced mj like a dagger. He pau--cd the door (if the dungeon. Hnw long was it vince he Hitered it? Perhaps he did not know hiin-eir. He ir.iM have cea'i d for n long time counting dnyi and nights. On reaching the Governor's ('nor we found two fledges The prisoner was ordered into the one that brought us, M- lowed him, the Governor by his side. I in front. The other 'ledge WES occupied by futir AVhere wen- wp going? T not. What were ue gning tn do? I was equally ignorant. 1 Ind only to action it- self did not concern inc. Vk'e Ftartcd. Through my the old man'a knees were lielwcun i-iinc. T them tremble. The Governor w.i-. wrappc.! in his furs. I wn.s buttoned up in my milii.iry frock, nnd yet the rold reached Tin- pri'oner wa? almoft naked but the Governor had offered him no Fora moment 1 thought of taking off my ro.it and odcring it to him. The Governor guessed my intention. It is not worth he said. Poon we reached tho again, and our sledge took the direction of Cronsl.idl. The wiml came olT the H.illic and blew fitrioiifh'; the alcct cut our Though our eyes had been accustomed to the darkncos we could nut .--cc ten yard" before At in the midst ofn furious storm. mtirt bale liecn nbotit a league and it half from fit. I'clcr.iburg. The Gov- ernor hod got off thu "ledge mid wont up to the other. The soldier" had already got holding the tool they had been ordered to bring. Cut a hole in the the Governor Mid to them. I could not refrain a cry of terror, I le- gan to upprebcnd. (he old man muttered, with an accent resembling the laugh of a skeleton, then the Kuiprcgs Mill remember Of what KinprcKi he talking? Three.- had paired away in Llira- belli nnd.C'itharinc. It vva.i evident he still believed he was living under one of them, and he did nut cvcu the name of the man whn ordered hia death, What was the obscurity of the night com- fiR'l ritii that if ihr {ntnJ. J The four isoldiers then set to work. They broke the ice with their cut it with their and raided the blocks with the lever. All at ouco they started back the ice was broken the water wan rising. Come the Governor, said to the old man. The order was useless, for he had already done so. ou the ice he was praying fervently. The Governor gave an order m a low tone lo the soldiers, ihun he eime back to my side; for 1 had not left the sledge. lu a minute the prisoner rose. The four soldiers ru-hed upon him. J turned my eves away, but though I did not see, 1 heard the noi-tj of airily bulled into the abyss. In spite of myself, 1 turned around. The old man had disnppcircd. 1 forgot that I had no right to give but shouted to the driver, Away criul the Goveruor. The skdge which had already moved forward, flopped again. All is not the Governor said to me ifrKreiith. AYhst have we to I asked. he replied. We waited half an hour. The ice has laid one of tho sol- diers. "Art thou He struck the spot where thu hole had so lately yavined; the water had become solid again. Wu can said the Governor. The started at a full gallop, and in less than ten miuutcs we readied Ihe fortRss. DAN EICE'S GHATITTJDE. Dcacou Whito and the Widow..'. The wagon stqppcd onff befnri! Widow door, and lif.fi.ive the usual country higu that ho uaatcil bOmebdJy in tho by dropping tho Teiii? and sit- ing double with his elbown nnoa his Out tripped the widow, lively as ti cricket, with n tremendous blacl: riblnn on her white rap. "Good morning" was said .'by both Mili'8, and the widou xvaitcd'fur was further to bo said. "Well, Ma'am Jones, perhaps don't want la sell one of yonr for nothing, any way, do "Well, there. Mister Smith, you couldn't havo n my mind bettor. A poar Ions 1701H3U like iuc does nut know what with f-o many crcturs. :md I should be glail to trade if we can fix it." 80 they adjourned to the meadow. con Smith looked at the wid- ow at ]jrin He at the widow at thu Downing cow then at tho widow again and so through the whole forty. The same call was made every day for, a week, but the deacon could not decide nliicb. he wanted. At length, on when the widow .lones was in a hurry get through her baking for Sunday, and had "otcr su much to do in the all farmer's wivrVaml hare on Saturday she was u little impatient. Deacon Smith irrjtolii'e av cur: "_ "That 'ere Downing cow is u pretty fair tnid he, "but" stnppcd-to glance nt thu widow's f.iw and then walked iiround her not the tho cofr.'l "The Downing cow I kjicwlicforcithelato Ami OiJcr in Paper, DliucJa, Curtains, etc., etc. I! i u iltors i'ost- (Illue. M. M. Kr.AltXKV, iSn-lo ittr 111 i t'l. imiAi'i n, AI. i t. nil- V..M.L. M.i'li -..n. LnVi, Mil. jiii.njmsn LONG, in Ilar.l-.va-o. Iran, f nt lory. etc.. Jla-nuliT-iiM iiaiiil, anil .Ik- i'KKDKKIUiC MIXKK, Dc-ilcs in SlioTSj etc., '1 K 11'u.K. 1'jltuaDn, "ti'it .Mft'iufc. -turcr of 'I iiii Copper, ami SIiccMrosi ll'.irr. HALi; lit 1 HI Mn.tiiM'.ri'y Fnurj 1 i hi 1 r II tl, ,tr.U 1'i.i'ir .n S'ullars. C m., II -inc. -ilt .In I'll t AIIiOE, A .N i> n i ii 1 1: i.i'irtK Tiililir ikr in It.-y Carpel inrr. rlr., M.IC Mm} 151ml.. Kiltii. -Inil, IV.lU-r- in .Inrrlry, Sihcr and I'i.M'l.l) UAUr,  '.iiU, nc.ir 1'ul.ln. YAMS' ro'.tnnraut nnU Suloon, on li.mil'. 110 r .KSA 7.1-i Dry Goods House. T VV ILLIAK DEVRIES CO., Xo. Hiilliiiiovu Street, JJwtv.ir'l Hinianl mill l.lhirtv MrtU', IiID. on ti mil, uml Alii-.vtthe 33ry Goods, Hoticas, iiur 1'iinK L'asli, vvt will tii all the lid offinil in tliK or im_, ullur iiirtrl.tt. Jniiiiir.v IS, INSOlTviINT'S NUTK'K lhi< 'J'tli ilir Hn fVnllloni. j inai, P. nntlre to Iiii rimlitnn, i niluriT! nml sjirtics, tlut iirit .Vonil-v) nf J tniuvry is Hie f 'i'l Tlin- inv I'miili lo niip.'nr in tlic CirniH Cinirt fur jMli'Citiy toiinlr, iinivvtr such intrrrnpnturirs or Iihn; nixl thnt n t upv of thU iraueu atnvvart tiic-cascmcnt, ritibout fluttering from her biovvn curls, and one red jewel fla-hing among the folds of her muslin dross, you vv ould huv e almost facicd her suuic pictured saint. Harry Tlcaveland was leaning again8! the window, a tall, handsome joung fellow, with dark eyes and hair, and a brown cheek, deep- ly flu-bed vrith anger -md mortification. JirClcavchind, it said lljichel, calmly lifting her clear eves to his "You have asked me for my though I miestioti your right to make Mich a demand, still 1 have no objections to rcu- der them." "Speak eaid Harry, biting hi  ith the deep blush that djed her lovei's whole face, lie sins- ply bowed and w dkcd out of tiie room with a firm and haughty step. Late thnt evening ho sit nt his window, with clenekul teeth .v. lowciing brow, watch- ing the fiery embers of puti'-et fadu into the purple gloom, and noting the silver of in- nun.urahlccnnsiollation< thev fcllowedone I another over the blue-kicked concave of the lieavins. the gleam  J '.'J, Farmers' Sons.. Thewnsof farmor-" commonly think their lot a hard one. Unlike most city youth, fhey are compelled to perform daily toil. lifij i< not one of constant amussment. 'They cannot see and hear as much as their city cousins. They do not drcsi in as fine cannot1 treat nnd be treated at the ialnoti', or iait tho cojtly gaaihliing rcfortn which abound in every city. Some them foci that their lot indeed a hard one, _and their highest aniLition is to go to tuff city and see "all tho sights." JJtit let Lilk to our farmers' You arc in the right place. You are learning habits of industry and frugality. Uvjour daily toil }pu aru acipiriag a sound.conslji most important matter; and thia is 0110 of the reasons that most of our great men have come fron'farmers' biys. have grown up could indurc a great amount of inentai labor, which youths from the city, with weak aad feeble frames, could uot stand. t If you cannot see in much ai youths, neither me jou cspoeed to tlie'.vieert and temptations of city life, which proves iho destruction of nearly all vvho are tkc city. YIIU arc (fti thu right au'ead. to form no bad habita. Indulge in no intoxicating drinks; if jou form a love for them it is almost impossible to subdue it.', Do not aujuire the habit of smoking or chow- ing tobacco, or taking siiufT. 'Head good books lot no opportunity for improvement pas.i away neglected, "and you will grow up Hatful and intelligent men. "I wonder how they make lucifer match- said a young married lady to her hus- band, with whom she was always quarrel- ing. "The process very said the once made one.' "How did il" il'." hailing to Our Turn Must Corao. K tmicratton after generation, saysawntcr. have fell as we nu-v foci, and their liveai were as nctivu 113 Our own. They passed, like a vapor while mturc wore the tame as-; pott of beauty us vihen her Creator mandcll her to 'bo. The world will hiro the samu attraction fur our offspring born, that she had once for U3 'as children. Yet a little while ami all will have' liappcncd" The throbbing heart will be stifled, ami- VTO- shall bo at rest. Our funeral will ifind "its'. way and prayers will be Mid. ehair' be left alone in silence and worms. And it may boj for il ilTortwiuno vrill be spoken of, but tha things life .will-1 creep in, and ourinames will gotten. and laughter and ennij'will heard, in "the room in 'which 5wc again with III llliuk uf   

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