Elyria Constitution, February 10, 1876

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Elyria Constitution (Newspaper) - February 10, 1876, Elyria, Ohio t.r. I o" IIDEN ry Co. as, c Ma'OT'sFilc 4 I" Hue (.v) tliMrtct (o tw (Of uut, Sidlsjla, 7L Dealers Everywhere. J H ETERT TOM. 1F.U riJS; a of HunlMjr for thp Smith Or II on application HALF PRICE- LIST FOR S6.50. IBS, at. niitk I I A 11if E.C.. CIA Eetall. M.OH "Worth fifty :RI n year, ,lr ttwtMn u; niK-Mi tttaatM., u Mrttyytfts, L CO., X-fr NCI NN ATI. OHIO. BLE INVENTION! >.VS PATK3IT, .1 I j Jtnnio A.W.li.-vM. si f tho irknof rr lomch nn-s .Sun of Jim. 1H70, nf H nil H-P I'. ill.i.f in' t-tt ruil 3 RILiABILE. >k tuners? i n Couch or Cold? iy Throat Disease? sumption? C. WISHARTS SB TAR CORDIAL. nnd from I 11 roqnirfi p. Appetite? itronganillloiltliy? C. WISHART'S !B TAR CORDIAl. iggNts. pnl Depot, Second St., trrt-. ft I" l.C. fAJiMUI. SI. t'0._ r, or Soul ChnrmliiK-" i .1.1 j.i.i li.ull nMoliltKlr, 'U TO APVKUTWKKJ. MliSOU TOPICS. THK khetlive of Kgplhns legislated tho Mohammedan calendar oul of his domin- ions, nnd adopted Gregorian time, in common with the grentor portion of Christendom. Tho Egyptians allcrcd their dales on January 1. THK Lower tlouso of the Uhotlo lol- ami Legislature has passed, by n iinntil- motis vote, n bill declaring Hint hence- forth no land owned hy and ti-cd for any church, school or chnrllnhlo institution bo exempt from taxation. DriilNU tho past year tons of ore hnvo been cxlraclrd from all Iho levels of tho Consolidated Virginia mine, Nevada, and IfiO.OOI tons havo been re- duced, which yielded in bul- lion. Ol'lhis amount were paid out as dividends to OKtf, somo time ago was tendered Iho iwition of chief engineer of Iho llriuillun Government nt a salary of In gold per annum, and de- clining it recommended Col, .lohn Median, his itsiistiint in tho New York department of docks, us tho best man for the work. Col. Median was appointed. Tin: voliimeof which tlio Shcllpy witi rending when ho win tlrownod, prosurveil by his fumlly. The Iwik wiu Hill held lit hniul when tho Ixxly wni ifcovorod, hut tho action ol tho water Inul Atrippcd vK tho loathor and tho piigoi round the lingcr-mnrk inxcrtod to keep tho place. _ _- T I IHE TUTION. VOLUMKX. KLY.IUA, jiOJUIN CO., Oil TO; Til U.I IS DAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1870. NUMBER 20. IIV KtitKK VAWeK'IT. I keep tho drunkards up. The six product was gallons, and Kentucky did her share, which win 1 fl gal- nln, always looked upon us tho rcposl- j tory of naiiiclefs wealth. Upon banks THK KIVAL JIINEIIS. 11V Hold mountiiln na we lindonly in thu wild regions of tho West; glunt rocks hnnglng from jutting clills; lull pinos rWiip I'rom the depths of tho canon, and n silver stream leaping down toward tho valley over a rocky bed, Swli a stream in a country like Califor- Tin: New Knxlnml pnjieHaresolemnly discussiiig, first, how to protect Business circlet iigiiinit the forgeries and stock of wich shtirpers in Wlnilow; lind second, luiw to bnnks wifo against such robberies asltmt at North- ninpton., The will goon till it is disturbed by sonic other colossal knavery, when it will bo forgotten in the excitement of tho fresher event. OKUMAX journals published tho fol- lowing letter, said to have been found in Thomas' cabin on tho steamer ".My thirling wifo anil children: May Hod you. 1 shall never sec you again. Your nU'ectioiuito father, Will. Thomas.1' Kor the Captain ho left tho following: "To tho Captain of the ytoamor Mosel: Please deliver to my wife the money you find on my body. Kriiilingll IJosidcnjMtrcct, Htrchlcn by Dresden. Will. TliuiniiH." yoi loukingulit with kcon and glances, stood two men, In searching tho rough A vivin illmtration of of human richer atul tho humiin greatness growing out of saitl riches, may bo found in the fact that the palatial city resilience of tho late Wil no much alloctcd by tho miners Both wore young; but thoro was n cer tuin nameless grace about the manner in which one of them wore oven his rough gtirb which stamped him as superior to the other. Tho second was ono of those strange men whose face in un enigma to n striin- gor. A dark, passionate, restless oyo; a cold, culm faco. an Immovable mouth, with thin, set lips; a faco which could not bo read. That of tho first man was an open second was a complete cypher. "Come, Conrad, rouse yourself, said the tidlerof Uio two, in hit frank, merry wny. Whatdo you think of this stream for a It looks replied tho other In a sharp tone. Yea, yes, wo will try our luck horo to day. You must bo In luck you know." "1 will replied the other. "Why do you look at mo in that way? Iain not certain what you mean by your conduct lately. my word, yon me." "Do mill the man, running his whlto lingers through his long hnir "faith that issuance. 1'orhnp.i my company, shining picccn werowhut I hoy gold. Thoy hud struck a rich claim, ami, being cuto miners, set to work in n nys- temiitiu inunner. Adunm built roektiM anil and bolbro miiny days Iho canon was alivo with the of tho mnvhiiio, tolling Ihvough Iho long day. The pilo of dust in tho canvas hag in tho tentgrew in bulk every day, and Charles Adams grow more elastic in Mop as ounce by ounce was added, for ho knew that it wax bringing him neaicr his darling, Kor tlueo months they dolvctl, until tho rainy season ended and the mountain begun to dry up, and thoro was no water lo run sluices. Hut they could nntcoin- plain, and Charles gloried in tho thought that ho had money enough lo risk ask- ing for Nellie's hand, Hut Iho gloomy I'tico of Conrad dark- ened day by day, until Ihoy hud decided to leave the gulch. All wns packed up to leave, anil ,lohn was awaiting tho word to depart, when Conrad camo glid- ing down tlio rocks, with nn excited face. Ootno with me, ho oricd. If you would, bo i rich boyoiul your hope or wish, don't dally, but come and seel" Conrad caught up a eoil of lariat which was thrown upon tho ground, and ran up the rocksagiiin, followed by Charley. John looked after them with a suspicious oye. Mo Snbbpy you too much, yon rail. Me watchco good deal, now." Leaving tho mulct to Uiko care of Ihemselves, mid that they would not stray out of tho canon, tho China- man followed his masters up tho rocks. They had advanced at a rapid that ho WIIH loft behind, and win guided only by their voices. Conrad had paused upon Iho hiink ol u narrow gulf or cleft in tho rocks, upon the sitlo of which, whore they wore touched by tho myitoftho sun, something glittered brightly. I'll go down and look at said tho young man. "Here, that luriii' around this tree once, you wil limn S.m 1'riincHt'o, building which cost in tho neighborhood of it now the abode of liutltl I table, tho fast horse- Iruiner! When Itudd rlml! tumble from his lofiy stirrups, who will be his succes- sor in tho palace buihiotuV As Innkeeper in one of tho towns of New owing to a threatened drought, lately had nn artesian well bored In his yard, and at Iho depth of two hundred and seventy feel water win struck.. It roto freely to the surface, tie- coinptnied by ulurgo volume of gas simi- lar to thnt which hat been found in many partt of this country; so thill the Inkceper'H enterprise has been rownrdctl not only by an abundant supply of good water to sot hcforn liis guests, but it means of lighting his house at night at almost no pecuniary expense, of! again; you do not liko Charles Adams." "Now look here, Conrad plied Charley, indignantly, when I say i, i f i i i1 I'livU vnHiii'ji iii'iiuiutiiii j i m JUltton, the Imniicml king ol eompany, then, I think, it will be soon enough for you to kick. I asked you to como up willi mo on this prospecting tour, didn't I'.'" he replied. "Then don't havo any foolishness about notwantinc your company. When that time cornea I will bo the first ono to speak." A few wortlswill explain tho chani-o which brought Charles Adams and Con- rad Villetlo to Hint silvery stream, in the midst of that snvago scenery, lioth had been working in tho ijiiurU mill at thob.w of tho foothills: but, minor-like, they could not bo content with Iho pny they received, and inuat try their fortunes along the Sierras. Clo-o behind them, holding n pack- mule by tho bridle, stood ono of tho op- race of China. This man win n veritable of Iho celcslial hind, and sat upon his mule, under the Uroad hat, with a face ittcxpressionlessas a sheet of white paper, wailing for his lords and masters, tho Mollicnn men to give have purchase enough tohold me. Tlmt'i right. Perhaps it's nothing but mica.' Ho made aslipping-nooso and pit wed i under his arms, and launched himsel over the edge o_f Iho gulf. Down, dowi ho wont somo fifteen fool, and Ihe Icdp upon which ho meant lo rest stil fcot below him, when ho felt tin rope suddenly checked, nnd ho swung ii mid air, swaying lo and fro. Tho no.x moment Iho dark faeo of Conrad VilU'll appeared above him, a gleaming knife ii hit hand. What does this moan'.'" gasped th voiine man. Why do you stop m It means that you will never go hue to marry yelled the villain. "I means that 1 loved her long before yt; did, and thai 1 tworo to kill you, MIOIIO than see you married to her. Do yo underttaiid? 1 will cut the rope and It you fall. Thou I will toll John thnlyo trird to go down into the pit, and th ropo broke. Jla! ha! It will bo mournful talo to ttll to Nellie. Dow you Charlct Adams caught Iho gleam i tho steel and closed his eyes, .lust the a ruithing, horrible sound caused him t open hit eyet, and he stw Im, enemj with outspread bandit and wild oye plnngolic.id foremost into tho pit, "hi above him with u stiangt- laugh dmlor ing bin while face, stood John thoChini man. lie no good; ho toomiichec no gootl. Mo killeo It all of Iho young man t strength, aided by tho slronj; arms of John, to drag himself out ol Iho trim cuniity, Ohio, rained last year hnshols of potatocH, Ashlautila ami Poiiago a total of linsholH, Tun "best bfiisl in tho I lull" al tho .inous Smithlh'td calllo show wan n liorl-horn, mainly of llooth blootl, "with lunch of ANr.wYoui! mini has dlscovorcd a iicinii'iil process by which worthless to- ncco is transl'ormod into lino-looking ml fair-lasting cigaru, Tlioi'. of tho Kaimas Agrloul- iiral College, thinks it is not at all cor- lin that good sugar cnniiot bo success- illy made from Horghuni. Till! fcsllvo potato bug has mado nti-y into France, nnd has already boon onorcd lliero with tho distinguished .tie of IM Doryphvmi Hecemlincata." Coii. OuitTiH, of Chnrlton, Now York, opt a largo herd of cattle during winter n four quarts of wheat-shorts ouch, foil iglit anil morning, with very lilllo hay nil Htraw, FiiM.ns which aro always wot from prints, or tenacious subsoils arc rarely 'OiiclUcd by Iho use. of gypsum.' Hut rain them thoroughly, aim thoy respond o its use as fully as any others A CuiuiKHPONDKNT of tho Jtural iYcio of mining one hundred nnd lino slalks of rye from n singlo seed, .'hey grow on laud Unit had. not hcon uiinurod, and il wan not n very good year or ryo oilhcr. CiiANinnuUKrt in New Jersey nro enid ,o cover in bearing ind now. Thero is also about 100 moro of cranberry land not oc- cupied. In 1870 about bushels vero raised in tho country; MANY British mannfnolurorsandothcr employers have lately changed pay-day 'rom Saturday lo Monday for Ihc snkoof .ho workmen, many of whom havo boon A Chlnonn 'Homo. Olio Now-YcarTwns Invited to spend tho day within Chinese IcnjiiorclinnVnnd hln fanllfy; and us I was aifrloiiMoioarn exactly how tlmy observed tho foslalncn- ton, 1 lioggcd them lo make no change., oilhor In iof faro.'kul lolct'me themselves. I hud known the' old mer- chant and his sons for HOIIIO time, but had never mct.'tho ladled of. bin IIOIIHO- hold. Tnoro wore three of old gentleman's wlfo, an unmarried Oil 10. n Iho habit ol fquantlering thoir wages; n dissipation ou Sunday. A similar change is talked of in Now Knglnml. A NOVA SCOTIA farmor, who sent n snmplo barrel of apples lo tlio fruit ex- position nt lUrminglinm, England, hits uceii informed ollioiiilly that, though there win an exceptionally good show of English apples, his fruit beat them all in .o, and very fair indeed in color." Tun Iowa State Agricultural Society A year (i'.'li during tills year, and paid out Sis. It hasaswls of and liabilities of nearly The last fairwaHlnter- fercd with by rain. Several rcsilutioim looking lo n reduction of expenses havo been adopted. of Iho I'rineci'S Dag- mar variety, some measuring thrco and onc-halfinche.H in circumference, are pro- duced in tho gardens of Nevada City in tho month of December, This fruit, the it not in acootl iinanuially. HUD il had on hand, rcctnvei daughter and tho'newly wedded' wlfo ol1 tho oldest son. Tho last, I had heard, was beautiful, but I was not .prepared for such a vision of loveliness an mot my vlow', when tlio tiny-footed, twelve-year-old bndo'was littroduccd'by hor mother-in-law. She was very, with eyes us bright an diamonds, and hor long, jvt-blaok hair, in ono heavy braid, was twined with a wroitth o( natural flowers' about 4hd beautifully' formed head, and hold In place byjowolod plus, yiio wore earrings, of course., with nock- to havo constituted quite' a "respectable fortune in'thcmsclvcs, Ifordross was of palobluosilk, very richly ombroidorod hor own work, sho told me. The skirt hung In full about her slen- der figure, and tho tight lilting jacket showed to perfection tho exquisite- ly rounded form, while tho loose slcovo, opou to the elbow, diaplayctl an arm that infill have served as a model for the sculptor. 'lint all this loveliness was only for female for bcforo onterinn tho silling room, where her husband, father and brothor-in-law wcro assembled, she put on tho long, loose, outer garment that ChlncHO Indies always wear in "full dress." Thin camo below tho knees, its slcovcs reaching to tho lips of hor lin- gers, whilst ild loose, flowing style elli-c- tually veiled tho fairy form, hiding all its symmetry. Slio had tho tiny, pres'cd feet that the Chinese consider not only beautiful, hut noces-'ary to high breed- ing; nnd they were encased in tho (lain- Host of satin slippers, embroidered in seed pearls, IJnt finery could nut hide tho deformity produced hy so unnalural a procpts, nor llio awkward limp of Iho poor lilllo lady ns sho leaned on llio shoulders of her maidens in bubbling from room lo room. I naked her if the fcot wcro still painful, anil sho replied that for tho lust two ur thrco yours a sort of numbness had succeeded tho pain, lAit that formerly, and from her earliest re- collection, hor antic-rings had boon so in- tense that sho would gladly have died; and thnt sho had often, in frantic agony, torn oil' tho bandages, and when they wore replaced, shrieked and screamed till delirium, for a time, rolievod tho consciousness of siiffering. But after tho lifih year Iho pain gradually became loss intolerable, and now sho did not think very much about it, cxccpl when tho bnndagoa wore changed. Then tho return of the blood to Iho loot wat not tic- In tliu Sciuitu, January .'II, bills wcro In- trmluml to inakuvorlial ilt'fiiimillon liliel.lu nuthorlftt! thu leant! of tho Southern ralluay, lo priJHCn'G thy purity of uliTtloni prc- vontlllK tilt! Inlhluninuil vntcH tltlierlliniilKli brlljDH or form, anil lalUoltng snvvru iionulircK for Uio NIUIIC, In thn NIIUNU. hilts waro Inlrutliiiieil to capital puiilsliiiionl, In annual MntiMiiuntx of ItimrilH oMIe.'ilth lo Im iiiiKln December lllsl, to proviilu fur a military ropru- sunlallun at llio Ontimnlal, lo inaku thu salary uf tlio Court reporter per year. In tho Fuhnmry 1, bills woro In- IroiUiccil lo tlio police depart- ment ol Oliiclnnull; to mnlto pcrions In olmrno ol Uiiiolieni' tniilltuks. lo ap- pointment an county Huhool cxaiiilnurs; to 'O Iho nanio jurisdiction on a Clcn of.guilty Ihc complaint IH nil y thu purly olhur Hum Iho ODD Injured Unit they now littvo when Ihc complaint Is Hindu by Iho Injured pnrly. Tho Sciiuto bill to ruipnro of Ifill roails anil frco minis lu cut down brlure and'weeds ilurJnK July mul AtiKiiNl, !wim piuntuil. A. mi-tump win rciiulvoil from Ihc (jovurnor uiiaoiincliiK tho ilvdlimlloii of Kluhnnl A. HnrrlMin ns n mi'iiiljcr of IlioHiiliromoCourt mul iiiinihmtini; Luthur Day, of I'orlnuu, lor Ihu viioiiney. Tho ficnnli-, by n iiniinlinoiiH uoiillrincil tliu noiiil- niitlon, Mr. Jltuliun's Hcniilu bill, to.oxleinl tho limn forsliotiliiiKihiukN fruia I to April 1, UIIK pitflitvil. Mr, IIowlanil'H JIoiiHO bill, lo proviilu thnl Iho crime of PolIllCJll IN Iho unanimous nomination of Hon. 0. Laiimr for thn United Slates Sennlo, the Democraeyof JIlKsisslppihiis covered itself with glory. Kxoopl Henry Clay nud S. S. Premiss, ho is the most eloquent man tho r-oiith has over pro- duced. Till! trouble in Congresi scorns lo bo too much straining niter parliamentary advantage, Inn much eflort nt sharp re- tort, loo much Presidential scheming; in fact a general tendency lo overrencli- Ing, which is iliimnging to all parlies concerned, walls. obtaining tiiuicr falno prclimm-it which ho hiv rag Inul been lutl into bv Conrad. .IOIIN FoiisrKit, whoso dcAth Is an- nounced, wnsn noted KngllMi journalist nnd author. Ho uatbornin ISl'J, nnd wnt educated at the Univorsity of don, where ho CHtnbllshcd tho lantlon Hnhreiily Miiyiiin'. Ho hcciime ctlilor of the tirnmiucr in 181'i, wrn several yean editor of the l-'ornyn Quarterly AV- t'tcH1, nntloftho IHily Xeii't after tho re- tirement of Charles Dickem. His works on "Oliver "Sir John Kliol, n Waller Snvngo Landor, a and ''Tito Life of Charles nro well known In Ihl1) country. A COIIP.KHI'ONDKNT of tho Kpringflold denounces Iho drinking-water of London. Knncy, says ho, having lo drink liquid which Is tho washing and draining of five counties, consisting of acres! Upon this land hvo people, hornes, cattle, sheep, and hogs. The water whioh pastes through all this imputation, their towns, villages, farms, manure fteldt and yards; through drains, with Ihe waslo matter from Inn-pits, pa- per-mill', gat-works, nnd so on, comes down the nnd when naitl to he nitcrcd well, clear nntl finds its wny lo tlntablctnnd homes of nearly nil nrlntocrntic at well in vulgar London. Indeed, Ihe western! of London, contain- ing the residences of royalty nnd no-' bilily, has tho worst waler Ihero is in tho metropolis What Is supplied in tho fashionable quarters it not lit to drink, nor can any filtering make It so. I'liiilsliinent of the Wheel. Tho punishment of the wheel, which was in was ono of tho most frightful thnt can be imagined, Tho criminal wnsoxtondcdon n bl. Andrew's cross. Thoro were on it eight nichescut, ono below each lum between the elbow and wrist, another between each elbow nnd the shoulder; ono under each thigh, nnd ono under onch leg. The executioner, armed with n heavy triangular bar of iron, gave a violent blow on each of Ihcso eight placet, and, of course, broke the bone; nnd a ninth on tho pit of (ho stomach. Tho mangled victim was now lifted from tho cross and stretched on a Htnall wheel, placed vertically at ono of tho ends of tlio his back on tho upper part of tho wheel, his head and foot bunging down. The nentoncobore, that he was to remain thoro as long as it plc.iso (iod to prolong his life. Many lingered Ihero live or six hours, somo longer, A win of a jowelcr in Iho IMaco tie In Dauphino, who hail murdered his father, was only relieved by death at the end of twenty-four hours. Thcao un- happy wretches, often uttering horrible blasphemies, always tormented by a cnn- tlmml thirst, incessantly culled out for "omcthing lo drink. A man of (iod, i priest, nover loft their nldo during tho excruciating agony, but incessantly put walcr lo tluir pinched lips wiped the sweat from their burning brow, urn pointed ton merciful Clod above thoscnf (old, extending his arum to receive them This holy duty was always discburgei by a Iho Rirbonnc. WHAT do you mcnn, yon little nw exclaimed an individual to an in ptidoiit youth who hail wired him b, the iiiiso on the street. "Ob, nothli.g- only I nm going out to wok my fortune and my fattier told mo to ucizo hold o the first thing that' turned up.'" iirdcrs. "Horo, said Adams, sigunl- itiK lo him, "bring up Iho puck-mule, will replied the Chinaman; all good; mo como." Sliding slowly from his niiilo, ho be- gan I" unstrap tho heavy pack, and lot it to Iho ground. From Ibis a lent WIIH extracted and sol up, but nut until John had received nuinberlow blows and an equally liberal number of curses from Conrad, who scorned, for some reason, lo bo very spiteful. John bore his sufferings with a patient but n stmiiKO L'lilU-r showed it- self nt times in his dnrk eyes, whon Iho back of Vilotto.wni turned. "It seems to me, Adams, that you must have been gifted with sublime Inspira- tion to bo nblo to pick out n Chinaman who knows nothing whatever." "Mo wenlly poor said John, drawing a long faco; send mo home." a bit of said Adams, don't know how to treat n Chinaman, Conrad. Thin fellow will do anything nsk him, because I don't misuxo him." 1 'Hint is your hissed the oilier, igrily; you sot yourself up ns n saint pattern lo me. Hisso in tho vil- lage; all men look upon you as a prodigy of talent nnd goodness; and llio wo- men------" Well, what of tho imid Adams, seoing thai ho hosilalcd "Are replied Villetto, fiercely. said Adams; "you know how little I caro for nny woman nuvo ono. Now the tent in pitched, let us sit down upon tho banknml talk while John tho things In order.. You don't half know what brought mo upbore, old boy. I've got to, make a pile of money some- ow, because I've got lo marry NeMio raver when 1 am rich enough. now what Nellie prettiest little igcl in Yuba county. Of course you now her. Now I think of it, you sctl to tell me something of her when o woro in Angel's Camp.' Tlio faco of the other wiw half turned wny, nnd his were fixed upon tho owing wntcr. Wo wore both Chnrloy con- micd, Nellie nnd I, nnd no I couldn t tarry her when I first loved her, or ould hnvo been my wifo n year ago. lut now her father's struck thnt rich edge In Oregon Qulch and its mnuo Im proud, nnd ho fays tho man that uirries Nolllo must bo ns well oft as she, o I told lo let mo go nnd try my tick In tho Slcrrns. You ought to havo con tho tonrs in her eyes, nnd how hor ttlo hands clung to my shoulder, when parted, tho olhor day. It was a sad hlng, Conrad; I wouldn't havo it to do vcr again for any money. I'oor, Inno- cut, trusting child I she loves mo dear- y; and would give my life for Still Conrnd kept his faco averted, nnd ils gleamiiic eyes fixed upon tho water, lut his hnnd was clasping and unclasp. ng Itself upon Iho long Spanish knife in ilsboll, ns if half Inclined lo draw it, iliilhokopt down tho started They left bis hotly whero it fell, and wont buck lu Iho village to toll thoslory of the fearful death. "Old man Cravor" yielded to the con- vincing argument of Iho bug of dust, and llio pair wein married, and still live hap- pily in Iho Valley of the Yuba. Curious Pranks of a Woman. Tho Omaha llrf says: Tho Union Pa- cific train that arrived horo yesterday afternoon from tho west had I Is passengers n man named .tollmen, from Clioyonnc, who was Inking his wife, who was a lunatic, to Iho Insane Atyluni, at Mount Plciisint. Indiana. In llio coach thai thoy occupied thoro wero only thrco ollior passengers, all men. Tho poor clo. woman wns laboring under the delusion Unit sho was engaged to make a rag car- pot for tho Centennial, and willi that t-nd in view she was continually tearing up hor own clothes as well as tho clothes oi everybody else Ihnt sho could got hold of, and the pieces would BOW together. Tho husband warned tho gentlemen to watch her or sho would get hold of any clothing they might havo lying on their touts and tear it into shreds. Sho had to bo closely watched on this ac- count. During the night previous the mon fell asleep, and tho woman, having a clear fiold, went on n grand old tear.' Sho ripped hor own clothing to pieces, and then got hold of nil overcoat belong- ing lo ono of llio men and toro that lip. Sho noxt served two blankets belonging to tho peanut boy in tho sumo manner, nnd she nlso demolished ono or two hnls. When tho men awoko the one who had his overcoat ruined called in tho husband to make it good. Tho husband couldn't do il. however, at ho had no inoiiey. This led lo his Idling his sad story. Ho had formerly been a farmer in Iowa, worth eight or nine thousand dollars. lie bad been married about seven and two yciirt ago bis wifo begun lo show signs of intimity. Ho traveled all over tho world with her in hopes to euro her, but everything failed, Mhfortuno after misfortune over ook him, leaving him n penniless man. Among tho other inci- dents of his unfortunate career ho re- lated that when ho was about to send bin wifo to Wales ho purchased n draft from an agent of n Doslon banking house for and llio drnlt proved lo be bogus, I lo now has a suit in the East to recover the amount. For some time last ho has been a resident of Wyoming, ind has been in tho employ ol the Union 'ncilic Kailway. Tho expense, of tho raiisiiorlation and admission inlo Iho Mount Pleasant Ai-yliim is borne by Tittiurrint remarks, is grown In tho open air, at an altitude of 2 MO feet nbovo tho ocean, willi lingo b.mks of snow three or four feet deep in sight, and not thirty miles distant. AT a Farmers' Institute, held recently at Itocheslor, Michigan, destroying Can- ada thistles was discussed and all agreed that to keen down a year so they I'linld not obtain tho use of Iheir leaves in Iho open air would destroy them. Pill twuor tlireo fret of slraw over them or out them iill'lielow tho surface anil cover t'lo rouls willi salt once a week Ihroiigh- oul Iho season. A Iho Port- land, Maine, has boon for spino lime feeding a squash, in the hope of be- ......D hundred lulling oil' Iho vino about' six fcot 'from tho and placing thn end In a pan into which I'rcsh milk is daily poured. I5y this menus tho vino absorbs about two qtnirtstif milk por tiny, nud Iho squash gains about a pound a day in weight. Tin; Iowa Agricultural Collogo Farm of eight hundred acres, Inat year had seventy-three head of catllo, seventeen horses and culls, eighty-eight sheep and ono hundred and four hogs, of various breeds In ench claps. It produced thrco thousand six hundred and sixty-nine bushels of corn, ono thousand thrco hun- dred bushel f of oats, ono hundred and twenty-seven and one-half tons of hay, ing able to bting it up to two Im pounds. Tim feeding is done by c such torture ns language could scribe. Yctin'rifply lo my question on tho subject, thiit.gpntlo girl-wife said il would bo cruol Inii parent not to press tho foot of his daughter, ua ho thereby shut hor onl from good society, and mado a plebeian of her for lifo. Tho bandages aro always implied in early infancy, and bcforo pulling them on, all tlio loos, except Iho lirsl and sec- ond nro doubled in beneath Ihc soles (if Iho feet. The length of Iho foot, afler iindcrfoing this painful onornlion, never exceeds live inches, and ordinarily i' scarcely four. Tho young daughter of mv host was a potilo maiden of leu, attired in dainty robes of roso-colorod satin, embroidered in silver, and her glofsy raven hair was disposed in two massive braids, bunging down almost lo her liny foot, twinkling in silvor-hued slippers. Chincsciuaidi-ns wear thoir braids down, and tho "crown of wifehood" is symbolized by the coro- na of hair laid for Iho lirsl limp on Iho lop of tho head on Iho marriage-day. Oriental customs nhrayshavpa meaning, "i. Femlije m liu ooiitiiillU'il by loiter or tolocnini, nail lo allow a trial uf mioh ollcimu in i-illicr Ihu county whi-rc Ihu liillur or (i-liutrain is re- cuivetl, nr the inin from which It is HCIII, was ptiKHtiil, and Iflalntv......In tho Ilouno, peti- tions worn presviittHl for Ihu luxation of clinroli properly. Mr, Kemp's House hill.lo Ihu fees of roiul socnnl- inK lo Ihu number of liuiiiU uinpliiyuil, was [u tliu Soiinto, KobruryS, hills wcro innkliiK turpnrliuim linblu for violation of iiulsiiiK'u Inws; inaliliiK cmlicnlumcnl of fnailH hy n gimnHcm piitilhhahlo IIH fuluny. anil lo provlilo iiieniia for persons licensed of crlnu'H ninl tiiiithlt) lo pity thu a hill wait iniMvil lliltiK fi't-s of altur- nuyiiitufuiiiliiiKt-rftiiliiiilH; milking WilllUHK ft-UH ill JtlNlll'Ub' Courts lll'VIMIt.V-livu ill Common Pirns Courts one ilollnr, mul in criminal CIUH-'M ono dollar and tvu-nly- live cunts. Kills wuru liilrmliiml tonilllinr- Courts of Common I'lcits to Kuud crlml- mils to thu Worklinusu, mid lo niiu-nd the Mihiry law mi IIH to ilicroiihu tho ]my of All- illtoin' I'lcrks, 1'rolmtu Judges, ijliurllln, iintl lU'cordcrM. In Iho Si-nnle, Kubriinry il, bills wcro olTvmlpruicrililiiK the tiinoof setKlouof Iho Snpremu Court creating mid ri-KiilatiiiK Inclined plmii! lor u work shop nl thu pcnl- lonlinry, nnd to nllow only pnlil-tip Mock- holders of railroitds to VOID nt mecilngs of Hie eoiilpitnv. A bill wns punned nitling oil' tho pny of Ovemi'crs of llm I'uor In Ham- ilton county. A hill was Introduced nllou- Ing students to volu where they are unend- ing huhoiil.........In Ihu House, a resolution UIIH n cidlectiun uf sltiteiiieiitH of nil di'limjncul UIXCH In Ihu Stitle hy tlm stale Auditor, On Iho ol l-'clirunry -I, no Impor- tant liiihluiiiii wiis trntiMii-lid, and bolh I louses ml jnnrai.il till 'I'lienluy, Ihc Mil. Ill Iho meantimo reform _.............UNION: To pamnnnctof universal ainncsly, with lliowililnry ex- ception of .Toll. Davis, in lo mbe. him lo nn omlncnco among twenty million of mon'which lie bun deserved neither by any service ovor rendered nor by any intrinsic merit. Yul Mr. Bhilno has in- Iroduccd Congn-M a lo that effect. Il ought lo bo entitled a bill lo make a horo martyr of Dims. rir.NATOU SilMNT.lt fends from Ibc gravo Ibis protest against ihc new wnral Washington: I am for pence In renllly ns in name. From Iho holtom ol mv heart I am for peace; ami I welcome nil which makes for peace. With deep-felt wttisfaction I remember that no citizen who drew Ills sword against us has suf- fered hy tho hand of llio executioner. In just awoclation with this humanity will bo tho triumph of equal Iho promises of the great declaration nre fulfilled, and our people arc united ns never bcforo in Ihe enduring fellowship of common citiwMishin. To this end llicro must bo reconciliation. Nor can I withhold my hand. 1 freely accept the hand that in om.-rc.tl, and reach forth, my own in friendly grasp. I nm ngnlnsl tho policy of hate. 1 nm apnlnsl fanning undent flumes into continued (Ire. 1 am ngninsl raking in tho ashiM of tho past for coals of firo yet burning. Pile up Iho ashes, cxlinguish tho flames, abolish Iho hate, Is my desire. Tin: Allanla claims Ihnl four- fiflhs of tho people in Ucorgia arc in favor of Ihc lenenl of Iho Homestead and a modificalion ol Ihe law for Iho collodion of 11 says Hint thoso nrc ao oxccmdvo in fnvorilism to the debtor ns lo deprive Iho people of the credil Ihcy would otherwise enjoy. Ilcnys: l-'onr-flflliH of the Innd-owncra of Hie jtnto tire ullliinil crcdll lo-ilny, ninny of lliein tire nominally worth live nr nix thoiiMiid ilulliiM. Tlu-y cmt not borrow on their hind, Iht'j- omi not etiKitgc in any I'tilurpriiM! scetirily, lln-y t-nn mil even improve their properly, and Ihtm In- orcnsn lls vnlnc. The Law premies upon them with rnlmlrsii lorce, oriuililiiK onl oreilli and rondcriiiK skill nnd ciiiTisy If the Homestead jirevonts Iho riinniiig In debt nl llm prenonl e.xorbi- lanl rates of inlcroal in Ciourgin il is. lu be highly commended, Instead uf being Douglas, Hell and Dreck in ridge. A tall other elections there wcro either only one or two candidates, (ieneral Washington WHS elected twice hy n unanimous vote. Thero wore really no candidates agaiiml .lames Munroo for his second term. Ono volo wns given iigaiimt him only, ninl Ihnl wns curl, by a iicrcomil friend of John Q. Ad n nix. The second clecllon of Thomns Jcffontoii in 1805 was, so fnr na Electoral votes were concerned, almost iinaniinoiis. There were but fourteen votes ngaliml him. This Is llio moro re- markable, as Im wan lirsl elected by a scratch, The figures stood norcnly-one for Jefferson and slxly-flw for Aiinnif. In general, oilr Presldcnllnl elections have been decided by largo ma- jorities of Ihe Klcclotal voles, Them was a comparatively close contest hclwcon James Madison, of Vir- ginln, and Do Will Clinlon, of Now York. Il was In ISI'2, after Iho dcclnra- lion of war by Iho United Statts iigainsl CJrcnt Hrllnln. Holh were DcmocrnlJt. The Federalists supixirlcd Clinton, id- though 'ho run upon llio irstic of Iho more vigorous iironcciition of Iho war, lo which Ibc I'edcrnlisUt wero opposed. Mudifon's majority wan about forty, From Hint time null! 18-M there wns no clone election for President aside from Unit of 182-1, nliendy alluded when there were four candidates, nnd which resulted In Ihe election of John Qtiincy Adams. In Jackson had double the number ol voles of his competitor. In 1832 he had more than double nil bin compcliturs, III 1830 Mr. Jlartln Van linrcn hud nn cnsy victory over n divided opposition, although Uio Ions ol one ol New York or Penn- have font the choicn to tlic Home of KepresenUllves. In 181D General llarrisiiii had nearly four-liftlis of the number required. lint in 1841 there wns n most exciting and chwo con- test between Henry Clay and James K. Polk. Tho latter hud 170 ICIcctornl tlio former lOfl. thirly-llvc nr JOKL IIKKTOK. 'Ictr, fair M Uio morn, irolliotwnii A on Wrlli to fitch mul nil. tnllnl. lln In Itw ntMiMii H lio writlliii llm bunilno With lavlili luiixl Hit ray Imrlmrn npltlior (intr tinnlunbl. "I'll ninro HIKII nil llm wnrl'l wlllioill UK iiilntrldi on Honilcrliiu eycn Tnll ullli ilcllelotil, In wiiyiifif olit. In incthMit I'limuisl, nr wficlliur U iiiimuit, firmly nnr iilmip, nor That U nof whirl IIU fnrv uhlncA Ilkii front nil Anif arlrf oul wllcn lio -H-nliHir'l 'J'HUTHS ANI1 TIlll'LKS. of relatives, n cynic nays: In your poverty thoy never help you, n prosperity llicy -always help them- selves." A I'liii.AUiti.piHA howl clerk limbcci! icld In for trinl on a charge of violating tho Civil Rights rcftW- 'ng n colored gentleman n room. Tiii'.Ri! Is n man in Indiana who takes thirty-two nownp'ipers, nud you might ns woll try to rldo a whirlwind on aside- Kiddle ns to attempt to Impoiic upon that nn, A HHPOlvrof an Illinois hanging snyit: "ThcHherifl'dld nolwihli to conduct llio cxcoulton, as he was Grain's couninj biit Crnin liiHstcd that no one elso should hang him." MBS. of lioston, snys that Iho woman siiflrago aifltntlon is tluo to the pciststencyofono half pertons, who cither gel a living or notoriety out of the business. M. 1'mnitKT, one of tho guardians of Uio .Museum in Paris, purchased recently for that institution six nnclent Kgyptlan slnlncs in wood, dating hncklo the sixth dynnsty. I.lviSfiSTOSll'H dog, which followed the great mis-lonary explorer through nil his African wanderings, has arrived at Itoinbiiy In chiityc of n meinbcr of tho Cameron expedition. A or.NTl.r.MAN rode up to a public 1 am, voles; llio former thirty-live cnsl by New York decided it for Polk. The popular majority was but five lliou- Mind. A change ol two thousand six hundred would have elected Cl.iy ,nd defeated Polk. How ninall this house in Iho country and n-ked: is Ihe master of tills sir." replied the landlord; my wife has been dead about three weeks." "WllOTlWB women ho handsomo or observed Ition, reputed one of Iho ruven "does nolsignify. If they nro ugly, thoy turn ones stomach-, if they aro Km ly. they turn one's head.' Tin; Princess Ileatrlce Mghslobe nn old This thing of ngirl in her U'cns having to hear about the teething of sixty-five lillle n.-iihews and nieces hits rumnnro hauler limn a would'linvc Iwen on a of two mill-1 THK new Senator from Imvn won ions anil n hull' which were cant for both candidates! In IKI8 there was another close election, (ivncrnl Taylor the Whig cnmlidate, received ono liundn'd nnd sixtv-lhrco votes nnd the Democratic idiihi candidate, General G.iss, obtained a hundred and twenty seven. Taylor carried fifteen Cnss carried (if- dislliH'tion by wearing red funneli-hirt ata dinner parly. Ho was an object of dclc'enlial iiileieil the oilier guesls supposing him to be a poet from tho Pacillc. Tin; Chinese never dun n debtor, but caml n Ciirried fifteen Caas carried III- when duo, oil comes teen. Had Pcunsylvanin, which voted O.lr An eta cf would bo for Taylor by u small majority, voted for. fre system won) CiiKu, ho.wouhl have been e ocled. In Ih.ii, J Pennsylvania again decided the rontesl In favor uf James Iluchanaii. Il is worthy of note thai Pennsylvania has novor vet iiivcn her Klcelornl volo fur don't lo Oliinnon thai account. If A pli; hasbci-n ICo'tliicky. llfidii-Utiguihhinni-hiiracter- i body, eyes J, K. Bryant, of llellufonlaiiio, mli-icd his footing whilu lo ijetoa a train at .Sid- ney, full under the ears, and holh logs were nevcrud from his body, He died hhorlly after, Ada has raised llio means lo liitild a mtiNleal coiiNcmilory, whieh, it Is eoali- dently proehiiiiifd, will ho the finest build- illicit the kind in the Slate. It is to cost and one-half tons of roots, A Day lit It is lint a short two hours I lo liologna hi (irawin grnnd, and learned Bologna. Thin city makes a handsome profile iiirainst the as you approach it, with its two leaning lowers, its churches, and its Duomo Its rather gloomy architecture. hundred rniid and vond it era Bo' IK, m o his feet with n hitter Iniigli. Knough of. .that, Adnms. What :loca it mailer to mo what your motive mny ho in coming to thisdcsolato region? Hold ii nt the I ottom, nflor nil. You Hiiy truly that 1 know your inamorata lie fore you did, nnd that sho is an engag- ing lill'lc creature. Now lo work." Tlioy took ihoir pans out to try tho riirlhln Iho rund of the riverbed. For half an hour nothing was heard but the splash of water in they dashed it nboul In tho pans, mul tho wind dlvappcarot litlo by little, until thoro Jay nt tlio bot torn of tho pan a little band fill of fine gravel and shining pieces, nnd thoso Wyoming Territory, Shoot Iho Cable lli-cnkers. Tho five thousand dollars, gold, reward jffcrcd Ly tho Direct Cnblo Com puny lor ho discovery of tlio people engaged In jrcnklng their lino, does not conic a mo- nont too soon. It is incredible that thoso >reaks should occur so frequently and n such unlikely places by accident, and t is high limo for tho public to know vho is planning or paying for thorn. i'ho Direct Cable has boon tho sourco of i very groat bonollt to every man seek- ng telegraph communication with JUn- eland or tho Continent. It at one timo secured a four-fold reduction ol the rate. IlmninlniiiB Hint reduction to llio press, ind also n considerable reduction for tho :oiioral public. The whole community is interested in seoing that its gallant ellort to maintain its lino gets nl loust fair play. It will bo discreet, it may be added, for rivals lo' stop thoir suggestion that tho accidents are duo to inherent defects in tho cable. Tho cnblo liusbeen submerged romo yours, has.stood every test, and has proved quality. It docs not become thoso who profit most by the malicious breakers to bo too ofliclonsjn ollbring Impossible York Jribune, is Iho long lino of Iho Apennines in blu- ish green, in looking at which llio fresh traveler where Haphacl got his dis- tances, that mountain outline so dear) to all old painters. Within its walls liologim looks, us' somebody 'f ays, 'like a town which has been excavated, with long arcadcd walks, liko Chester, in Eng- land, and heavy, dark walls; but in tho sunshine, and in tho ino.ro modern parts, it is a bright, healthy, happy, vigorous city. Dolngna has been a lico city, rind the mother of learning, nud theso two beneficent facts havo saved her tomb from mill.. Sho was a groat city of the church, and Homo alone was greater llian liolognn in ecclesiastical import, anco. Tho purveyor of satiwgcs to a world', is tho scat of nn archbishop and tho residence of tho Prefect of the Prov- ince. Wo went to soo tho groat university, whore. In 1260 sho entertained stu- dents. Sho taught them jnrinprudpilco, tho Homan law, medicine, and philijuc- phy. llcro first wits taught tho anatomy of Iho human frame, galvanism, and the circulation of the blood. Holognii, with n wonderful success, has scomcddcfinitely to setllo Iho question of woman's righls, for she has had n long lino of fcniiilc professors, who aro not doomed inferior to their male coadjutors. Ono, Slovolla d'Andrca, wns so beautiful thatsho'loc- lured behind a curtain, Lost if her charms woro seen, tho students should, lot thoir younueyes wander o'er her and quito forgot their jurisprudence." .An- other, Madonna Maniolinn, professor of anatomy; MatildaTromboni, learned in languages; Laura lianai, professor of mathematics; nnd most distinguished of all, Mario Agnosl, who asked porinisaion of Iho Pope to fill her father's chair, mado vacant by his lllncra. Sho showed talent for mathematics, that Colson, tho Liicnshin professor of mathematics at Cambridge, translated her great work, and il is now used by tho students of that university. Slio wiis beautiful, and modest and pleas- ing, but her Hovero studies overwhelmed hor delicate frame, and in 1709 aho hid hcrai-lf In tho convent of liluo Nuns at Jiologim, where she lived for several years a devotee and invalid, and in dying loft behind her a sad hut honorable The Galaxy_________________ Qur.Kii Slockwoll worked for Holniiin in Milbury, Mourn- dniseUs, ninny yours ago, and claimed a dollar us duo whon Unable to collect, ho vowed ho would call Holman Content With a Jlurglar. A rocont burglary al limglmmpton', Now York, proved very disastrous to one of tho persons engaged in it. About thrco o'clock in tho morning Mr. George A. Kent, of 101 Court street, was awakened by hearing tho croaking of a door. Ho nnd his wifo wore in Iheir bcibrooin, which is un the lirat floor on tho weal sidti of the hoiwo, and opens into tho Killing-room, Thoir youngesl child was asleep in a crib by Iho side of tho bed. Whon Mr. Kent heard tho nnho ho nwakoncd his wifo, and then yawning, he mid in n careless, inattor-of- fact way thnt ho wns going lo got Ho went inlo Iho silting-ioiim nnd lit tho gas, but saw nothing of nny iiitrndor. Thinking he wns mistaken nx lo the nuiao ho turned to go lo tho bed. room when a masked mini appeared in Ihe doorway between tho two rooms, and rahed his hand as if to shoot. Thinking ho had a revolver Mr. Kent realised thai his only defense nuiat be slrnlcgy, and throwing up his hands oxclnimed lo the Hartley llclmers was fotiiul drowned, of the Millcrcck linttnm ruin I'iiii'iuniiil. lio hud IHTII iniKmii; for two dit.vs. The Witlnnliilri'i'l Iliilin', lit our In-loved Queen tlio ni-etic of quite nn i-plnode Ihu ollior alKlit. A prominent mid popular fntiad, just ns she wiw about to retire, tlint minor opening Inlo an niljncciit room wns slowly Inn min-ly being pushed npen In nf a wardrohu lh.it stood itgitiuiit It. Thu hritvu lillle woimin rung Ihu hell mul then pal her hui'k ngniiiNl Ihu moving furni- ture. Shu hiicrcrilin! In Imlilliig her In- IrudcrH nt b.iy until the porter and clerk, arriving to the rcM-nc, htlslleil thu nccii- pun la of the nd joining room itncercmonlouHly into the Mrori, and threw llu-lr olutlii-fl nnd linggitgu afler Ilium. Ono of them it Mraiigcr and the other lind not even n-gli- lured. Thvy had iitiH-rtiwod the lock from the door through ulilcli lln'y had allciaplcil lo force their wny. A hoy niji'tl lliirli-on yours, son nl Hcv. C. K. .N'ne'drleh, of Ilen'it, ilrownctl lately, fnllltiR Into Ihu river nl Ihnl nee. J.uvi l-'lfe nnd Jnclisnn Cunwny, linlllni; from .Mercer, Pt'linnylvaiilii, wi-ro nrreslcd rerrntly nl YoiiiiKslowa, ehnrgcd wllli deal- Ing in cntinlerfoll money. They wero Inken heforu llnilud .Slates Coiaiiiissioncr Joiu-s, nnd bound oviirin Ihu Mini of onu IliounEitid dollars cnoli. The cininlvrfells nre very poor, the paper cnnrM', nad not ninny would he ileut'lvi'd hy tin-in. Tlic open tlm wny for hreiiklng up tin extensive gnngol enunll-rfellerii who linvu thi-lr hond- in Merucr ooiinly, I'enn- burglar, You go ahc 'on want, and I'll go o ahead and tako what hack lo bed, only B 1 Iio quick about it, and don't mnko nny noise." Tho intruder waved his hnnd in token of nsfont, nnd Mr. Kent ro turned to bod. He rcxtrninod his impntionco while ho watched tho man thoroughly ransack his pockets, and finally gather from the stand nt tho bcdsido mmo objects of value. Then ho saw him slowly leave Iho room, partly nhuttiui; tho and rotiie lo n atovc in nn adjoining room, al to warm his wife to divert Iho burglar's nllenlion in some wny, nnd nt tho mime timo pinching the baby which lay in its crib by tho bod- Mr, Kent passed noiselessly to a which lie paused for a moment to himfolf. Then, whispering to hi; side. closet where ho rccurod his revohor, bolf. '.D knowledge imuiortalizes it- Old Dollar" on ovcry- practicable oc- casion until the dobtshquld bo paid; nnd ho kept his word, thoroughly fastening Iho nickname upon his old employer, A few days ago 11 ol mini brought n suit for claiming thai the tltlo of Old Dollar" had injured his feelings and his business to tho extent of nnd then moved to tho door. Quic'fly throwing it open ho saw tho burglar standing under the gaslight and fncd. Tlio burglar hold In his hand a largo pockot-kmfo, which ho at first made pre- tence of aiming as a pislol, but, quickly abandoning BO poor n deflSnce, ho sougjit roftigo behind tho stove. Mr, Kont fol- lowed him up, firing four shots; ono struck the stove, tho noxt penotrntcd Iho wall; llio next porfornlcd the stovo-pipo, and tho fourth grazed tho man's head. Thereupon Iho burglar sprung out and grasped his assailant, trying first to slrlko him with the knife. But Ibis wiis speedily thrown away, nnd tho two mon ono tall, stalwart, with heavy boots, and masked, tho othor small, slighlly built, and in his bognn a fierce struggle for tho possession of tho pistol. Thoy contended liko glad- iators for somo minutes, which seemed liko hours lo tho terrified wifo lying in tho bed. Thoy fought through Iho'siU ting-room, overturning tho stove, upset- ting and breaking tho chairs, nnd Into tlio dining-room, where Mr. Kent throw tho man 'upon a lounge, nnd- succeeded in getting the pislol for nn instant, and fired. Tlio desperado rolcnsod his hold for n moment and then resumed tho fight, Hero for tho lirst timo bravo Kont called for hln wifo, who camo lo his nssintnnco, nnd tho burglar, breaking away, fled from tho house, Ho turned n corner nnd entered n street where he to know tlio houses, for ho on- lorod ono of them, telling tho Inmates that ho was dying, nnd hero ho was found by tho police. Whon removed to vo hisnome, John Haydcn, and o circumstances of his life. 1 to said that lie had just Ixcn released from Collego Ilofldltinis. H in to bo fearetl thai Kehuylor Colfax docs not now cherish as kindly feelings towards tlio students of tho Northwest- ern University us lie has hitherto. As ho remarked to Sir. Kliuman nttho tea-tiiblo llio oilier evening, Ihu aforesaid institu- tion has a reputation throughout the land of being ono of the few of promi- nence students aro conspicuously orderly. Tho warm (if not cordial) re- ception tendered Mr. Colfnx that even- ing, however, hits probably cain-cd a change in his opinion of the boys. It seems that, in his school-hoy days, the former Vice-President joined n college fraternity, but was unfortunate In his selection. This society is represented al Iho University, bulls not popular among tho student community. Mr. Colfax, to please tho boys, sported the society bittlgo during his lecture, nnd afterwards re- paired lo Ihc society hnll to shako hands nnd lako lunch with Iho boys. 'Ibis social scanco wns considerably dlslurbcd by an assomblago of rival fraternity men and outsiders, who raised a horrihlo din ouUido Iho tloor, throw nsnfintlda into the hall, and finally looked tho whole ilenouncctl. Tho Ilcnnbltriin Xntiomil Convenllon In he held In Oinclnnall. The Republican National Committee vorv suminnrlly Uiurlalms of Cleveland, nud selected Cincinnati as Ihc place, nnd tho Mill tiny of tho limo, for hohliiiK national oonvon- lion. Nine bnllolings were had before Cincinnali was agreed upon. The ninth ballot wns as follows: Whole mimborof voles cait, furly-lhreo; nocowiry to choice, iwonty-lwo, Cincinnali reeoiyol twenty-two; Chicago, eighteen; Phila- delphia, three. The committee then agreed upon Iho following call: Thu next I'nliin Hepiililleml Nnllnnnl Convention for tin-nniiiliinilnii of oiniillilnU'k for 1'imltli'iil nail Vli'vl'ri-hlili-iil of Iho IJiilli'il will In-Ill 1" tin-oily "f In- i-liinnll oil Wi-iliioMlny, Iho 1 Illi ilny "f Juno, IMH, nl IS o'clock noun, mul will i-mmlM "I ilcli'KiilcN (mm I'lu-li Suite, toiwii-o tin- number llio nursery of Atiu-rlciiii lihi-rly, and should lio main- Itilncil itlnoltllcly froo from wuirlim oonlrol; heliuvc that for llm ]irolilollon of those emlK tlic direction of the liovcrnmcnt nhnnlil roiilinlH' lo lio ronfiili-il lo lliono who nilncro. to the principles of I77G, support them rm incorporated In lite I'oiistllulinn mul law, mul who aro In fnvor of rei-ognlHng mul strengthening Iliofiiiiihiiiionnil principles of iiitlloiial unity In of llu! birth o'f Iho ItcpnMle. K. D. MOIKIAS, Chnlrntmi of Iho Uepiiblieun Knlloniil Com IlliltCI-. K. Cil.Minutli, Secretary. Tho call is one of the most hinocriti. cal and prolcnllous ever in-lied hy nny committee. Think, after (lie debates in Congress of Ihc Insl two weeks, uf Ihe lien think ol a tola! vole of Ihreo hundred thousand her mnjorlljr wns thrco hundred and forlv-thrio voles for (.ieneral llarrison. Al "the OololH-r election In 18M ihcrn wcrcbiitn fow hundred lor tho Buchanan p'rojocling from Ihc topof his head duwn- 'I'liKhnco bullion scales in IhoCimnn N'cv.) Mint arc m delicately ticket. This determined llio result. New York, n larger Slalo than I'cnnsyl-1 vauiii, with more Ivleclur.il votes, has ;t ri.ccii orcnsionally with Iho minority; Pennsylvania never. We haw wild Ihnt llio coining olecllon, from all indit-alions, will be lought, nud in nny event ihc majority on o.tch nido Is likely to small. One hundred and eighty four arc elect. Of (X... thai Iho tlilleroncc in weight 'U'twecn u and n brown hair from tho same bend can be readily determined, Hhouinglha dillcrci.oc to bo two millionth" of n grain. llr.i.Mlioi.P ftntod, nn his lunacy ox- nmimtlion, tint ffilt.OOOa year was nouo UK) much for his wife lo nionil, that fins i was Ihe woman in Ihe wurld, nntl thai ho Intended llinl tihuuld hold llio pnri-e. Wlial woman can put I II W "I ollni! in October for rjtaU1 officers, will though ne .1. ii.ii LI., .xi t tm 1 ilnul ill ill hoiilini; anyllnii vollng lu Oclt.ber for omcor., win i hnvo a very tkoii-ive inlliionoo on ibc dred inntohos. Il is nb-urd for him lo DlherStnloi In Cdiincclion willi Indi- promise not lo hil. ana rfio may decide il. Tlic cleclio'im hnvo been for tho hml thirty yours ihc turning point "f the canvas. Four yearn nno, hud tho Demo- crats carried Oliio nud P.onnsylvania al Iho same time lliey clcclcd lletidricks Tin: Worcester niiotei a hank Preside-ill in thai oily us faying on hearing of tlio ureal bink robbsry nl Norlhnmpton I'm Mck of this rosenlly orld. Don't want lo soo or do business Pd rnthor bo nn old compan; Alter cousidornblo tribu- my in. liitio'n, Mr. Colfnx and mile reached tho front door of Iho building, only to find it also locked, whereupon he wns given n chance to explore n very muddy buck- yard. Dark ns it wns, Mr. C, expressed his determination lo see the autnon of Ibis "shameful nnd went around in front of tho building, where ho tncklod a six-fooler of tivenly-ftvc, as follows: "Young man, whon you aro grown up and got married you will be ashamed to leave Ibis, ns a legncy lo your children." Tho "young man" explained that no disrespect wns Intended Mr. 0., but that Iho demonstration wns for the boncflt of llio society lo which ho be- longed. After Mr. Colfnx had departed in disgust, Iho boys hud considerable of n rumpus among themselves, with no serious results, however. H is snid that thcnnims of" the moo have been handed to Iho faculty by llio Injured society, and it is probable that some action may bo taken in the matter. Republican party beiuc onjv vivinir sectional issues." Hi linbcock and tho whMf> ring generally, nnd Imagine the Republican party being opposed to official dishonesty nnd in favor of nn "economical Then smilo when il declares itself in favor of" when under Republi- can rule Ibis government hiisbccoine llio most corrupt in Ihc world. The call in- dicales that the Republicans Intond to drag the "common school system into politics. Now, thai cock will not fight, for Iho Democratic party bus always been the supporter and defender of the common schools of this country. In fact under Democratic policy and Democratic administration they wero first founded attempting lo bring the school lion inio National tho Rcpubli' cans hope to dodge tho vital and undo the cloakof particular love for llio "nursery of American seek lo perpetuate their power and keep them selves in office where they can plunde tho National havobcei doing for years. The Convention is called in Ohio In order tomnkonn impression in IhisSlnl in favor of Republicanism. This is n admission Unit Ohio is to be tho baltl of Iho Pm-idcnlinl clecllon 1870. The Ohio Democracy arc willln lo accept Ihc situation, nntl will conlei every inch of Ihc ground, with such d termination nud vigor, that it can no fail to bring them victory. to same nine mi'j' s with nny liouy. ovcrnor of Indiana, Horace (Ircoloy i f.innor, living on n crosvro-id, four miles ould have Ixcn oliiifcn Prosidt nl instead j fnim llio sinlit of everybody, with A p.irly rouU'd in Iwo or........' irwlarge States In October can not rally ir the Xou'inbor campaign, lloncp Iho nixtrlnnoo of llio Democracy nowtnak- ig n candidate iiccopwble U) and in oidauei! willi Iho viows uf llio Dem- cr.tcy Ibis .Slate. Ohio IK n (treat iclor In a Prosidonlial elocliun. Siiioti rniii-ylvniiln has poMponed lieroloclion rum October to November sho has lint ic prei-ligo i-he lormcrly onjuycil. 'here in no Slate In the Union more oublful llian Ohio. It voted twice for iickMin. Thou II turned round and oletl iwlcpfor' Harrison, ilfiiry Clay arely carried Iho Stnlo in 1R-M. Then I mado nnolher somersjiull and vulod for lie Democrats, d'cnerul Casi and Frank oidenlli him been rel ol cider nnd Iwo hogs, lli.in lo have anything lodo with h.inkn, money, or men." ____________. l-'ranols llenk. Kramiis Dcak, the eminent Hungarian Statesman, Is dead. He was liorn at Sijtor, in lliet'ounlyof October 17, IS'i'.l. Ho was odiiciilnl at Comorn and Fludiod law, wns elected lo the, nud becimo leader of Iho in Pierce, respectively, for President In 8-ISaud 1802. Since then It has been {ciMiblican, hut frequently by very small uijorilles. In IW7 Salmon P. Chaw mil but 1 200 majority for Governor. n IRfil tho.SlnUi wns, Republican by Ill 1802 it was Democrnllc by ,000. In 18H3 it was by liO.OOO, on Iho homo vole. In ISiW It vas Republican by In u n on lovernor iheroivcro not votth d f- In 1808 it went Kebublivnn by erence. _ lO.WU. Ill ilfell loS.UOO. l was over -ID.UOO Ilvimblicnn. In 1872 In 187S I was cjirried by Ihc Democrnlsby nc.ir Onpixltlon; ho was re-elected lolhcDiol ol ISli'.MO, and lo t'lnl ofl8-IS-l.bin re- fused to nerve in Ihe latter un ncoounl of the Instruction given to the reprosonl- iilives lo vote jly uf laxnlion, lo which Denk, willi abutil liuinlrcd ulhcr now vulnnlarily hubji'cltd hlnisolf. J'ailing lionllh ciimpelli-d him lo tlooline tho olforod olecllon to llio Diol of IH-I'-S. but in the spring of ISIS, nl'ior the decisive victory by Iho under the load of Ivoiiiilli over llio Atnlrinit Ciiivornmonl, ho accepted the portfolio of .In-llooin llio llnltlifanyl MinMry. While holding Ihis ollice licn'templi'd a complete judicial rcfiirin, but t'lo scheme was interrupted by Iho war. The Mi.'t- ii-try rei-igning on llio milbronk of open wllh Atislili, ho retired U> private life. In December, 1SI.S, SI. beak was a member of the v 800. In 1S7'1 il wns Democrat-1 I-, In 187511 was B.OOO Republican. H H Ihls Stale, thus lliicliialiiiK nnd mosl inccrtnin, willi an immemc llonling vole, Doling a month earlier Ulan the other Slnles, willi (he largest Kloctoral vole of my other in the Union, excepl Sew Yoik and Pcnnsylvnnin, thai the )cmocrnls should endeavor lo tvcurc. Ohio Is what Pcnnsylvnnla once wns but s not now, Ihc polliiwd keystone. _ 1 he recognize this fact. Ihoy >rlnglholr Convention to the real capi- tal ol Ohio. Tho DcmocraU will not be unions thoy imltalo Iheir example, ind nlso cboora n man in Ohio or Iho next Presidency. Kclf-Kllllng for Trivial Ambllion Is a notable cniiKO of sulcid Some one has snld In the of Hnydcn I with Prussia in depulnlioiiMMitlolhecnmpof Wiudii-ch- lor the ncpillalion ol peace, was arrohlcd by the Oenoral, Inn wns soon released, and look up his abode al Pe-tb. Aflcr rcjeclinn various overlures mado him by the Vienna Cabinet, with llio object of (Mining him ovor as n mediator between the dynusly aii4 the lluugari.in he renpiwnrcd in the, public arena toward the closo of nller Ibe re- in llnly ami fliinncinl omharnuw- menu had compollod Krnneis .loneph to promise Uio resloralion of llio national liberties. Kkclod by llio city of I'ei-lli lo llu! Dicl of ISfil, M. Deak was ac- knowledged as Iho lender in Ihnt iwscm- bly. lint his ellorls lo bring nbotil n sallffnctory sululion of Ihe nalional dilli- cullies on Ihc basis of llio law of 1818 fulled, nnd in August, ISijI, Iho Dicl was dissolved. A now Dicl was convoked In but was prorogued shortly bcforo the outbreak of the Austrian war After the T ho had only spent Iho lime in painting irons end of thnl conflict, tho national which ho did in tryiiiR to pcrauadc his! demands of Hungary, ns formulated by Mr. Dcnk, then ngain rcprcscnlntivo from Peslh, were readily unwilled lo by countrymen tbnt ho could paint, ho Count liousl, tho now Chief Minister of Krnnois Joseph, ami thus tho du.ilisiic jnil ho gn staled tli uburn prison, whoro ho hail served six years of a sentence of len years, tho balnnco of tho term bolng comraulcd, as ho alleged, for good behavior. __ _ IN the United Slates men aro employed in mining and Ions of coal aro mined yearly, In Pennsylva- nia' tho death rntb exceeds that of Great liritain. Tho death rate of Ohio wasnlso greater Inst year limn that of Knglnnd, but this year it will bo less. One man is killed In England for every tons mined, ono In Pennsylvania for tons, and ono In Ohio for every lous. The I'rcHhlendiil Klcctlon. tClllcllllmtl Tho Indications are thai Ihc coming Presidential clecllon will bo ono of Iho clotcsl over known in Iho history of (lie CJovernnienl. Il is. In fact, not popularly known that nl no National election were thoro over moro than two candidates, ex- ccpl thnt of 1821, when there wero four, vir.: .Andrew Jackson, John Qulncy II. Crawford and Homy Clay; and in 1832, when Iho nominees were Jackson, Clay nnd Wirl; ill when Ihoy were Van Jlnrcn, While and Wobbler, and In 1800, when llio choice was bclwctn Lincoln and. would "hnvo become Ihc palmer he wlhhcd to be. Not being a painter ho shot-himself. Trivial causes some-.................... limes lend In It. A Frenchman killed was created on which Aj- hlmwlf from the mnui of pulling on his. Huugarinn Kniplro now rt'sl-s. M. Deak, trowwrs every dnv; niihlher from tho I who had throughout evinced equal lirm- monotonv of nature's color, saying Ihnl ness nnd moderalion, now became Iho lendor of tho. majority in the Diet, which wns favorable lo the Hungarian Cabinet formed by Count ihough oc- enilonally opixising It upon minor poi'its. lie eanllnuou nearly In the mmo tulitudo toward Iho Cabinets of formcil in 1871, and Szhtvy, in 1872, bavins been ro-elcctcd by ihc city of 1'ontli. M. wak was n Kigacious hUiU'smnn, roi-ombllng John Bright in his honesty of nnd wruonal dis- Ink'reslcdnoss. Ho was lujld In grenl honor in Hungary, ami regf.rdcd willi esteem throughout Ktiropo. Tin: real sherry district oecupios a very llm denial Krcen annoyed him to dis. traction, and thai he dcxlrul lo see everything In red for a change. A man of seventy-five yearr.hung himnclf, wav- ing this apology: "Jesus Christ ban mud thai when a tree Isold and can no longer bear fruit it is gootl that It lOiould be tie- slroycd." The search after notoriety hns led mon lo solMcslructlon. Ono man jumped inlo the crnler of Mounl Vesuvius. About n yonr ngo n fre- quenter of Iho balls of Paris, iiayly [habited ns Pierrot, jumped Into the Seine, wllh, of course, his "last word" pinned to bin which ho had written that bo had not his cour- This'was theprice of life.- arc produced Is scarcely more than twenty miles broad at Its base. ;