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   Aiken Tribune (Newspaper) - February 1, 1873, Aiken, South Carolina                                THE WILL BK Published Weekly at the Following Rates 12 One C One 3 SfngJo u STRICTLY IN OLIYE DT JOAQUIN Her hands downward and dou Her head was held down and depressed like white billows Fell fitful and roso in unrest And her robes were all and disordered Har glory of hair and her brow Her face that had lifted and Fell pallid and passionless And she heard not accusers that brought her In mockery hurried to Him nor nor besought her Witt eyes lifted doubtful and and stonecast in She stood as a marble would stand And tho Swiour bent and the Sa viour In silence wrote on ia the What wrote ho What fell from the fingers Of like gems in the 3and better the king of all Far better than cunning old hand Of the mighthy Had failed ere the aoiig that sufficed For the ages was than perished Theije only lines written by Christ better than every one pliant And cunning with harp or with butter were the And father of all that is To oelobrate battles in glory Whore never wore Than that this little line with its story Of peace and compassion were Ho arose and he looked on the daughter Of like a delicate flower Then he heard the rtvilers that brought Men stormy and strong rs a And he said She has Lot the blameless Come forward and cast the first But they fled and yet shame And she stood fair and Who now shall accuse and arraign us Whatman shall condemn disown Since Christ has said only the stainless Shall cast at his fellows a stone For what man can bare us his And touch with his forefinger And sny tis as us a blossom Beware of the beware I Q born first to believe us also born first to forget Born first to betray and deceive us Yet first to and regret first then in all that is human firat where the Nazarene trod 0 woman 1 0 beautiful woman Be thou first in the Kingdom of THE BONAPARTE History ftnd Hopes of the American A Baltimore correspondent of the New York giroa an interesting history of the American and especially of Madame Jerome Bonaparte of who was mar ried to the youngest brother of the great We make some extracts THE AMERICAN FAMILY OP have their residence in this and whose connection with its social his tory for nearly seventy years has formed the theme of much fireside and party have no mean pretensions to the rights that naturally accrue to the suc cessor of Jerome Na poleon Bonaparte is next to the Prince declared to be the legal heir to the throne of He is the oldest legitimate grandson of Jerome Napo leon the youngest brother of Napoleon and consequently grand ne phew of the His grandfather Jerome came to this country in 1S03 as o midshipman upon a French manof The ship to which he was attached visited various points in the United and it tarried here for The officers were entertained both tn private and public by the citizens of which was then one of the greatest of American The young Bonaparte was of pourss a special Being the brother of the great whose fame was then 01Hng the whole ho was courted and fotcdby all the magnates of the The bello of fashionable society at that tjnie was daughter of Robert a son o that Patterson whom Sir Walter Scott immortalized as Old Pos sessed of brilliant and fascinating fiabnts as well as great personal she Kelt undisputed sway at that titno In the most select circles of Young Bonaparte met her at a ball given in his fell in love with her at first sight After a short acquaintance they were SOUTH FEBRUARY marrind on the 24th of with great pomp and by Arch bishop in tlic Cathedral of Bal Miss Patterson thus became he sisterinlaw of Napoleon the Em eror of Her family were imong the wealthiest citizens of the and this united with her dis Inguished brought to the wedding the first people of the city and For nearly two years BUNAPAIITE AND IIIS AMERICAN BRIDE iccupied themselves in travelling throughout this Everywhere he royal couple were received with dis inguished In the spring 1805 young Napoleon determined to ake his wife to Paris and to lis brothers then graced by some if the handsomest women in the Countess Gruicoioli father of Bonapartes fitted out a ship of his wn for the and in the fall they They first touched at nd here the painful intelligence awaited hem that Napoleon had discountenanced he marriage and had issued a special diet that or any one jretending to be should not be al owed to enter any of the countries over which he held confident n his ability ty appease THE EMPERORS eat hiawife to wheroshc could eside in safety for the and him elf hastened to the French Jpon his arrival ho found the Emperor n a said Prime youve got yourself in be sure ho The Emperor indulged in the most cx ravagant manifestations of Ferome declared he loved his wife the mperor laughed at his youthful Ic told his stern brother that she was poung and and that she was No said Empo Idecree a He his brother that he be allowed to bring ler into his that he might udge himself of her rare beauty and brilliant TKo Emperor sternly and declared that he had heard mough of her and that he fear id that on seeing her he might AN IMPERIAL EDICT WAS ISSUED declaring the marriage null and nd Jerome was on pain of nstanfc to break off hie lonnection with his lawful Irresolute and mean spirited to the ast urged by fear and the offer of did nd thewomau who had followed him from her friends and native land was cast a marriage im isediately contracted with a princess of and the faithless Jerome d with the croVh of of HER HUSBANDS INWDEL he first fairly refused to believe and hen indulged in the wildest reproaches at his utter Id order to ippease if and thinking hat she might be nattered by a glitter ng ber husband offered her the principality of She indig nantly scorned the and over ome with sorrow and retired to jrivacy at near on the 7th of SH15 GAVE BIRTHTO A whom she named Jerome Napoleon Bon who afterwardsbecame the father of the present Jerome Napoleon Bona now resident in Bonaparte resided several years in Eu where she formed intimate acquain tances with the most distinguished peo ple of the times and was a great favorite in the most exclusive and aristocratic so ciety and she has often remarked that the only two men ef prominence whom ihe did not know personally were Napo leon and Lord the former of says in her bitterest I did nob care to While spending this sonson in Europe aha met her but once It was in at the Pitti Pnlace3 and she seemed very much said he to the Princess of is i MY AMERIOAN WIFE The next day he left and she never saw him Soon after this she returned to America and began the education of Jerome Napoleon who was the only issue of her unhappy Ho jrandilated ak Harvard with in and for a time ho studied At anearly age he abandoned it and married Susan of who was a Tady of great together with his own him of the richest men in His mother was much at the mar as she had set her heart on his getttng a He frequently vis ited and was on intimate terms with HIS THE RULER OP and received from him a handsome allow In personal he was said to be almost an exact counterpart of ho First He died in the rner of in leaving two the present Jerome Napoleon whois destined to igure soon in the political fortunes of and Charles Joseph at present a law at Madame Bonaparte had early determined to uphold the claim to her issue to all mdluments which would naturally atcrue to him as THE LEGAL SON OF rolher of Napoleon to refuse any overtures which the Emperor might be disposed to make short of a complete re cognition of her The refused to have anything more to do with and declared her son il Madame Rccamler told Madame Bonaparte that the Emperor aad said that he was afraid to meet her ace to face because of her great personal He was afraid he might Madame Bonaparte tells this story her self with infinite and all we print n regard to her is her The Pope being applied to to confirm the di pronounced the first marriage of Jerome Bonaparte much to the dis pleasure of the First and his child On the death of his the late Jerome of brought suit in France to obtain his share of hJs fathers and to be declared in place of the issue by the Prince of Wurtem Without declaring his right he court decided the marriage with Miss Patterson and the issue thereof en titled to bear the name of This decision was rendered during the reign of Napoleon COLONEL JEROME NAPOLEON BONA now living in and the elder son of this graduated at West Point in with high He remained but a short time in the United States but resigned and then entered the French Army by re quest of his receiving from his iousin then the rank Df For his gallant conductin the Crimea he received a Victoria medal from the Queen of the order of from the Sultan of cross of the Legion of Honor from his Imperial and the order of Military valor from Victor Colonel Bonaparte is a distinguished looking with a military dark and handsome fea HE is OF VERY COMMANDING PRES and bears a striking to the Bonaparte flis wife is the grand daughter of Daniel ttavinc refused to break his marriage engage ment he angered hia grandmother to such degree that she immediately disinherit ed and now doats on the younger Charles who is now pursuing his studies at and ei promises of a brilliant Though eightyeight years of Madame Bonaparte retains TRACES OF A OKCE WONDROUS Her complexion is still smooth and corn paratively while her peculiarly beau tiful blue eyes are as yet Her nature is suspicious and Warped by her many She seems in con stant dread of some undefinable injury never receives visitors in her room save her most intimate and is always on the watch for some fancied in For the past month she has been quite likely to so the physician at any but on hearing the fact mentioned by an attendant she straightened herself up in bed and said emphatically that SHE WOULDNT and that she intended to lire until she was one hundred years Frmn that time she began to improve until within day or when she has She believes that she will yet live to see her grandson on the throne of France She had A VERY MEAN OPINION OF THE LATE probably btcause of the fact thufc he re fused to allow her a sharo in his unole Jeromes to as hia she legally Bon aparte very rich in her own The present Jerome Bonaparte was always a great favorite with her pre vious to his Sho made a hand some allowance to him while in France it is and during his sojourn there she supplied him liberally with as it was always her ambition to have her grandson live liko the She has at all times watched the condi tion of France with great and at times would talk freely of her ambi tion for her grandson and declare HISRIGHT TO THE THRONE in case of the death of the ft mperor and Prince Colonel Bonaparte has steadily refrained from making pub ie his views on the situation in France Dut it is said by his friends that he would not be aversed to receiving any distinc tion which the French people might wish to confer upon him in that he still the restoration of the empire and the elevation of the Bona parte family to its Ho is per sonally so fond of the dead the Empress and their and was such a favorite with that no position in imical to their however compli mcntarily would be accepted by This fact is so well known by his that they usually look upon him as willing to accept A COREGSNCY WITH THE EMPRESS during the minority of the Prince Im I will h6re distinctly reassert this is but the belief of his friends and not this grand mother takes that view of it very strong y j but in consequence of their personal estrangement has probably no better for it than hie Colonel Bonaparte is at this moment on the friendliest footing and pleasantest intercourse with the various members of his family in ble the Empress and Princess and it is much more than probable that the opinion of Colonel Bonaparte has been sought and will bo followed in the measures to taken by his family in ionsequcnce of the death of the Empe ror j and that in the events of the future he will have a controlling He has all the qualities which endear a ruler to the popular being strikingly hand suave in his maunerSj a brave and daring and possessed of no ordi nary He is a great favor ite in France among those who look for1 a restoration of the The death of tho late Napoleon Madame Bonaparte and on tho reception of the news she betrayed emotions which had long lain One of her lady attendants ASKED HER rtf stiE said the he wouldnt recognize my grandsons and I care a Ou being asked what were her views on the political situation in she evinced no and merely said for she had done all she could to secure her grandsons right ful inheritancej and that she could do no aa she was approaching her final She declared thii hope and belief that he would some time ascend the throne of The ruling pas sion oi this remarkable womans life has been tu regain HER LOSr RIGHTS in behalf of this and to that end she has studiously though enormously living in that the greater wealth he lives to inherit might add to his chances for the She often says that this money may be needed for that and if here it all k She keeps it easily realiK and could convert it all into cash in thirty She lives in the fourth or fifth story of boardinghouse on the corner of and Lexington and has until very had any com panion or She talks constantly of her THE FRENCH and although she is diseased with her grandson for what she terms injuring his own prospects for the throne by marrying an American she appears brighter and more cheerful since Napo leons death than and declares strong belief of the success of her to the throne in the near fu REMINISCENCES OF Extracts from to his From Forsters Volume WHAT DICKENS THOUGHT OF THE My feelings nbouttheis tho feel ing I to threefourths of the reflecting part community in our happiest of all possible and that is that it is better to suffer a wrong than to have recourse to the much greater wrong of the I shall not easily forget the expense and anxiety and horrible injustice of the Carol in asserting the plainest right on I was really treated as if I were the robber instead of the is useless to affect that I dont know I have a morbid susceptibil ityof to which the mean ness and the badness of the law a matter be stinging to the last de THE HEROINE OF A BY HIS Iira notebook begun by him in Jan where for the first time in his life he jotted down hints and fancies proposed to be made available in future I find a character sketched ifthe whole was not suggested by his the most part was applicable to to I and sufficiently a child always the chil dren ofsomebody else to engross And so it comes to pass that she is never married mever herself has a child is always devoted to the children of some body else and they love her and she has always youth dependant on her till after her dies quitehap The ups and downg of fortune pleasantly illustrated in the career of a bright little wdow who lives near Oil She has made a comfortable fortune in a in oil Representing herself as tv poor as she with a family to induced a liork company owning lands near resi dent to sell hnr 200 acres for paying a gniall sum She immedi ately resold a part for put down with the proceeds what has proved one of the most successful oil wolls in the ter and now asks for tho property half million of THE The writing of this piece had an ex traordinary effect upon which is thus described by himself This book in the Haji Baba sense or not I cannot say but certainly the literal one has made my face white in a foreign My which were beginning to fill have sank again my eyes have grown i immensely large my hair is very and the head the hair is hot and giddy Read the scene ut the end of the third I wouldnt write it twice for You will see that Ij have substi tuted the name of Lillian for It is prettier in and suits my music better i I mention this lest you should wonder who and what 1 mean by that I hope you will like the little Since I conceived at the second pail what must happen in tho I have undergone as much sorrow and agitation as if the thing were real j and haveiwakened up with it at I was obliged to look myself in when I finished it for my face was swollen for the time to twice its proper and hughely I mil going for a long walk to clear my I feel that I am very shaky from and throw down my pen for the There thats where it Dickens wrote to Forster oti comple ting I have been 15th of September tre mendously at work these two eight hours at a stretch and six and ahalf with the Ham and Steerforth which has completely knocked me defeated me I of October within three pages of the and ani strangely di vided in such between sorrow and my dear if I wereto say half what Copper field makes me feel how strange even to I should be turned in side out I I seem to be sending some part of myself into the Shadowy World ABOUT ITIS THEATRICAL PROCLIVITIES When I was about and knew threeor four successive years ews At Homes from sitting the pt hear I wrote to was stage manager at Covent and told him young I and exactly what I thought I and that I believed j bad a strong pjfaoaptron of character and and a natural power of reproducing in my own person what I obervod in been something letter tfiat strucfe I the fop Bartley wrote tome almost immediately to aay that they were busy in getting the so they but that they would oounu nicnte with mo iu si Punctu al to the letter with an appointment to do anything cf JJath ews I pleased before him and Charles TCemble Jan a certain day at the theatre My sister Fanny was the anc to with me to play the I laid i the day came terrible bad cold and an inflammation of ihe face the by tho of annoyance in one ear to which I iim subject to this I wrote to say and added that I would resume ap plication next I made a grdat in the gallery soon the Chronicle opened to me I had a dia inction in the little world of the news which made me like it began to write didnt want money had never bought of the Btage but as a means of getting gradually left turning my Noughts that and never rammed the This was at the when I was at Doctors Commons as a shorthand writer for the And I recollect I wrote from ittle office I had where the answer came It wasnt a very good liTing though not a bad and was wearily which made me think of the theatre in quifcQ a Iwsinesslike I to some theatre every with a very few for at least ihree really studying the bills first and going to where there was the best and tp see Mathews when ever he I practiced immensely even suh things as walking in and sitting down in a often four five and six hours a shut up in my own room or walking about in the prescribed to a sort of Hamiltonian system for learning and a great I havent even lost the habit I must have done a good for just as Macready found me out they used to shallengeme at and who was knowing enough in these wasnt to be pained at all was just the same that day at when they were getting up the last I had an odd when I was reading the unfortunate little farce at Govent that Bartley as if some struggling recollection and connection were strung up within him but it may only have been his doubts of that humorous A The Norfolk Journal institutes some comparisons based on the census between New England and BIX Southern States of Virginia and West counted as one North and South Carolina and as to church The church sittings in all New England are given by the census at those in the six Southern States are given by the same census at The dif ference in favor of Southern States is or more than 66 per In all New England there are churches in the six Southern States there at the same 667 There is something in this but the Journal goes The white population of New England and the above six Southern States is very nearly The native white paupers in New England in twelve thousand nine hundred and or in the proportion of one native pauper for every two hundred and seventeen native In the six Southern States the native white paupers in seven and or one native white pauper for every four hundred and sixtyeight na tive The percentage of pauper ism among native New Englanders was more than double that of The same ratio prevail in the number of criminals in New England being again double that of the above Certainly New England need not reproach her Underground Professor Benjamin of New in a letter graph wires in Points out same of Difficulties which inter fered with early this putta percha covering ftok for insulation where it is action of moist An to considered ii espying out a general plan the undergo tele w cities in tle he for ft osae accident oj forcon ft the wire ia anoe in insulating proof against ao r is vfith mien a aa id a the us in Belief rneas uro of in the of the telegraph will be permanently underground plan in which V deenw entirely The Emperor Francii of A finds pleasure Itf ikujlt remarkable criminals ca One for Transient WMt accompanied by the Advertiser requtittd to vors before noon on HENRY Editor favors week Engand has planted can Pennsylvania hasf n of her Governor John an Ottowft In Church in Seventyfire memlieri of the al Council died since it in in A krieW kind of suspenileV which iihe impart tratiqmlitj to t The report of election that neitherDeLargo Bowea mtitltd to a waa adopted dissenting The Credit Mobilier investigation har already had one tangible result Ah en relope enclosing conscience from a penitent hai reached the Treasury The Hartford that the wir nual report of the Screw of that shows a on the business of last on a capital of V1 The Spanish appoioUd special on abolitionwof slavery in Porto AH of the bera of are avowed abor In the portico of one of the fashiooa ble chapels in a fine Infant was left in a A stated little stranger was a but threw itself on the Robert Chairman of tibe Relief Committee iu writes that in that city alone the aisiat ance forwarded by the wealthy London Sir Moses sated thousand A Chinaman having become snow blind while at work in the snow drifts on the Pacific applied to the authorities of San for per mission to hare himself legally People in Texas are talking about a grand three months when they expect a railroad made up in New to go through to their without break in the Santa the cock fighter and disturber of whom the has been Await ing for a of a hanging on to the brittle thread of a hempen cord and according to last accounts had turned up in New Some one hasvintemewedPrince poleon arid he say that heintonaed intrigues against the ernment on his or the behalf of the socalled of genie and her the Prince Napoleon It is stated that the retirement of marok from the Prufliian cahinet i due to the differences the Emperor William oh into which Bismarck to be going too strongly The Oincinnati is re sponsible for the statement that James of Orleana gave birth at one It cost one thousand seven hundred doK flto for them until they The growth of the railway enterprise of the United States is one of the nioit reH of W deyelop eompieted mfteage of the United States at thepwawt 4ay over seven ty whioh is larger than the aggregate railway mileage of the whole of Tree Qoftep are es in are de auffi They are ty a of two and three are invented in the seed this annual trado turns o vet not It shared the growth and change last quarter of a npw has locked featfe the adv the   

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