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   Aiken Tribune (Newspaper) - March 22, 1873, Aiken, South Carolina                                WILL BK Published Weekly at the Folio win K Rates One 12 One 6 lOO One 8 75 Single 5 STRICTLY IN LOTOS Linger yet sweetvision I Do not leave let not thy eceptre wane Linger Infatuation still deceive Lit mo ate still is Was it a dream tbat came so softly stealing Over my spirit with subduing A brighter realm of sweetest love revealing hope had imaged in lifes brightest SOUTH MARCH One ttaf Liberal reductions mnde for contrMt advert Transient ftdvertiflemenU accompanied by the t6f are requested to band in their favors before noon on Friday each HENRY Editor and Pure as were fike tbat goft as the winds low the ayren tone Truly aa heaven the hopes it Wad it ii dream I fair vision flown Where is the form tnatfnnoy pictnred near Than orery other treasure far more dear That voice whose loving could ever chiicr Diffusing dispelling otery fear the soft hand that I thought mine wns the warm heart that seemed in unison with mine Oh the head that on my breast wns resting 1 Was it a dream Is tho fair vision flown A lorelight gleaming with peculiar bright Shed a rich glory oer that vision to my trusting heart a lightness That banished every wearying thought of My hope by tender loves caressing Glanced tothe future where its glory Deeming he prize would prove a lasting blessing Was it a dream 1 Is the fair vision flown Was it a dream Has the fond hope departed That glowed one moment in my weary breast 7 Must the deep yearnings of the faithful hcarted Meet no return to calm their wild unrest Shall the hope vanish that so late was gleaming Within my heart must shadows darker grow 0 ye gods that that Blissful seeming Was but a dream 1 the vision fair has Washington for many years had boon a hot bed for gamblers of high and low There wove a dozua faro banks on the Avenue within a stones throw of Oadbys on the corner of Sixth Many of these establishments hnd club rooms where members of Con gress and amused themselves with and DrawpC ker came into vogue at a later and for large was com particularly among southern and western Some of them from and the Gulf States squandered their modest por then eight dollars at the gambling and some impair ed their private fortunes by the same in Prentice was reported to have lost thirty thousand dollars the first winter he wag in The most notorious and dashing gam bler of the day was Edward He came from where he was well his family being of the best blood in the and he married a most respectable and accomplished whose father held a responsible office un der the Pendleton gave sumptuous entertainments at his club which were well attended by some of the most eminent public men of the then President of the John John John of Ken and Lynn Speaker of the and others of lessor were frequently his Congress had en acted stringent penal laws to prevent but they were a dead unless some poor devil made a complaint of foul or some fleeced blackleg sought vengeance through the aid of the grand jury and then the matter was usually compounded by the payment of Whist was u favorite game with the foreign ministers and the elder states General and of Charles James represented William the Fourth and Queen often played hundred dollars being the usual They generally played as Hoyle taught the game but many of the members of the fash ionable clubs of JNTew York play with more than was dreamed of forty years Governor Marcy a great lover of but he would never bet money on the There al ways inveterate whisters in the Senate A story was current at one time of protracted sitting at the a which Governor of North Caro and Bergeantat arms of the were two of the It ran in this wiso the Sen ate adjourned from Thursday over to The sat down to card after dinner Thursday They played all night and all the next day only stopping occasionally for refresh The game was continued Fri day night and through Satur day night and all day Sunday and Sun day the players resting for a snatch of as nature became Monday morning the gamo was in full blast but ten oclock Bailey moved an alleging that his official duties required his presence in the Sen ate Stokes but the serjeantatarms and rose from the The Governor grum bled and scoMedjbut finally gave it awcaring that If he had suspected Bailey break game thus prema turely he would have seen where before he would have invited him to join the Webster played indif ferently The Virginians were ad dicted to that stupid game known as shoemaker President Tyler was fond of on a rainy when there was no great pressure of public he has been known to make up a game at the White and play all having dinner in his His couipanivns were usually William Treasurer of tho L United Carey his storekeeper at the navy and sometimes Governor of with nowand then mother The amount played for wns always but Tyler was as much delighted at taking a pool as if he had won Public opinion was not so averse to gaming in as most of the northern Probably the tone of public morals is no more elevated now than it was but there was then less pretence and ostentation of At a large party given by the wife of a cab inet chaperoning n young lady from the passed through a room where gentlemen were playing Cluy among the num 4Ii this a common practice T inquired the young said they always play when they get Dont it distress you to have Clay gamble 7 my said the good old ho almost always In the winter of General and Bodisco played whist once a week for some the as being one hundred They played a match Scott and Fox against Clay and They were well and for a long time the game was pretty At length fortune favored Clay and and they were ten or twelve gatnef said the Russian rising from the the game has closed for the The appropriation is And sure enough not another game would he much to the disgust and vexation of Geneva who of was a siderable Reformed Card The Springfield JRepublfcun was shocked beyond the other eve on going into tho reading room of the Young Mens Christian Association to see a company of immortal ranging in age from to thirty playing a game of cards they were genuine Bnt our surprise grow intense as we saw in place of the little tho and his piebald majesty the such prosaic creatures as John tho John Miles Staad ish ami It pained us to set John the raiment was of camels hair and whose meat was locusts and to youthful dis Ah we sigh for the when we used to retire from the too close observation of our fond parents to enjoy good game of HighLowLowJack in the Outupon such calls ovor the tiible of Two The Lustof the Give us tho sweet old I I Make the boys did seeui to enjoy themselves over regenerate curds tlut ttUIZOT His Opinions About Father Napoleon From a long report in the New York of a rocent interview with the veteran French statesman we take tho following interesting extracts rI said that it does not seem as if Father Hyacinthe would meet with any great success in I regard him as a thoroughly honest and in his new work intense ly But the French mind craves Frenchmen know well that Utere is no halting no middle between Atheism and I mean that a man must bo a whole Cath olic or none at One cannot be a half This is the position of Father Hya Added to there is a pre judice in the minds of Frenchmen against tho marriage of the clorgy and the marriage of Hyacinthe has offended public opinion It may interest you to that before he married he sent to consult me upon the advisability of an act among other would separate him from the Church of I answered that he should think a long time before doing a thing so radically opposed to his and calculated to embarrass his position as a reformer in the I said that before marry ing he must make up mind to go all lengths in opposition to and to fcnl assured that he was really in earnest and prepared for all the contingencies of his new My daughter went to hear Father Hyacinthe preach the other Sunday at the j She tells me she was more impressed with his elo quence than by any special depth or orig inality in his i Your iailuding to the sudden death of the Emperor and the in terest which mankind would feel in the riticism of such a character by a man like asked the venerable states man what he thought of Napoleon lThe prominent trait in said and it wasan contradictory was in It was in ability to arrive at a conclusion or really make up his He toyed with poli He would turn a question around and look at it from all sides and under every and brood over it for long andyet be incapable of ar riving at a decision when it was necessary to i It almost always happened that he took the least decided ike people who lack genuine decision of on some points he was obsti and on occasions We saw hat under certain At Boulogne and for 10 could be inind as first Anecdote of Leuis Louis was not destitute o courage and A story is told o him at the age of One 4 when he was walking on the banks of the Rhine with his cousins the Princesses Josephine and the con versation turned on the chivalry of the Middle One of the prais ing the of the olden pro fessed to believe that French gallantry had Napoleon asserted the While talking they ar rived at a spot where the Necker falls in to the sea at the confluence of these waters in always and in winter especially A violent gust of wind at the moment detached a floweiyfrom the bouquet of the What an excellent opportunity for an ancient said the young pointing fo the carried off by a rapid had al ready almost disappeared in the whirl pool caused by the meeting of the two my cried this is a I accept And in a moment he leaped into the river and was diving manfully after the truant The her mother and the were petrified with horror at the danger he ran but Louis in a few minutes regained the bank with his and presenting he Here is your my charm ing cousin but for Gods he ad laughing and touching his stream ing let us hear no more of your knigbte of 1 Womans Under the title of Whats to Misa Anna Dickinson is delivering a lecture in which she gives some very good reasons why women do not succeed in getting the employment they so much Fourfifths of the misery of she lies in her leaning upon her work as a and in her refusal to submit to the training that men pass through to qualify themselves for the best Dickinson draws of womans career as fol I cannot regard his It ran into common jlace and he never seemed o regard them as He was a gentlouian I mean a gentleman the English and American Napoleon III never willingly gave min to any human To those about who served ho was al ways kind and In aorae re pects he was even generous to his ad In this and in other respects he Emperor stood apart from his party often committed acts which he1 did not and which grieved exceedingly when thoy came to his In his way I do not loved France with sin You made an aid your Prince Bis marck when speaking of Napoleon and Cavour us May I ask if ou applied that criticism to Prince Bis larclc also Bv no was o not call Bismarck a crjnspirator in the ense I would call Ho ini iresses me as the exact opposite of a con I As a diplomatist ho has his schemes plots and But in the main he seems to have been clistiuguished iy a certain brutal It his startling and unusual quality which eceived men like Napoleon never meaning what I they were ing uitc overpowered and hat Bismarck did moan amazed to find what he Tr is because the German chancellor has not been a conspirator dealing with he hasgained his astonish picture lows Of the two million women in this coun try who labor outside of the domestic over eight hundred thousand are and yet a decent one is hard to find and harder to The lecturer knew a hotel keeper who cheerfully paid a male cook a but most of the women cooks received only three or four dollars per and dont earn half The man makes cooking his the work of his lifetime the wo man begins without knowing and keeps on without till man raises her kitchen latch and takes her to a kitchen of his where she will uoi son him with bad cooking and give him dyspepsia for There are thousands of women drag ged out with housekeeping who would give half their income and half their hearts to somebody to assist them in mak There are seam stresses and dressmakers in the and the reason they dont earn higher wages is because they do such wretched There are forewomen in large business establishments who net a but they hare put themselves under careful training to get their posi They have put lino upon and precept npon here a little and there a made their employers business their and rendered services There are thou Bfinds of places waiting for women who can manage bodies of work and superintend business at salaries reaching from to How many girls arc fitting themselves for these positions There aro women touchers in tho Of these have lected tho not because they like but because it is decent and respecta Woman teachers do not aspire to professors Ynung men are em ployed as teachers salaries of and whon young women would be It is the same way with female On one out of 4SO believe that sitting at the machine means running If you enter a store you find one or two saleswomen talking and another reading a To thoir attention you must adtlress perhaps two or three The on the if he has not what you wish to show you fifty other and convince you that you need forty nine of Public opinion applies the whip find spur to tho young and makes itdishonorable for him to bo Chinese Theatricals From the Sidney Illustrated Both at home and abroad the Celestials are particularly fond of dramatic repre As a wherever they as soon as they amass the they gratify their fondness for the dra ma For some time past Chinese troups of theatrical performers have visited and lately there has been a company performing in In this number wo give an engraving of a scene of one of their dramas taken by our special To form the theatre a large or nterquee is simi lar to those used by the circus companies the lights are suspended from the pole in the centre which supports the and tho stage is ordinarily raised some four or five feet from the No scenic aid is considered but a richly brocaded curtain separates the actors while before the from the screen room The orchestra gen erally consists of three one playing peculiar looking instrument similar to a a most un musical somewhat resembling a Highland but minus its sweet while the third resembles a horn of very primitive These are not placed in front of fche as in our Barbarian but appear on the stage seated in the rear and sometimes on one side of the and from the moment of the piece commencing until its close they keep up a monstrous resembling the combined ef orts of cat muifled eteam saw mills and false Although the European cannot comprehend the jutteral language of the still he plot of the play is easily reason was I do not but suppose that either she was laiy or danced While the dancing was going on the spectators were not idle armed with and blunderbusses with enormous bell an irregular fire was kept Advancing a step or two show off Arab an Many of our European actors might take a leeson with profit from the who evidently possess great and well versed in histrionic The properties are truly magnifi the costumes being composed of he richest brocaded and flowered silka md satins which it is possible to A visit to the theatre in the Chinese uarter is exceedingly as the erformance altogether gives a higher dea of the manners and customs of the nto the 00 as o before the whole would present his weapon at a friand op throwing himself into a graceful attitude then suddenly dropping the muzsle at the bstant of pulling the the charge struck the to the feet of the person After each report the women sot ttj longcontinued shrill ory of and the musicians redoubled their The advance of one man is usually the signal for others to come forward at the same all anxious to surpass their friends and neighbors in dexterity and Ten or a dosen men being crowded into a small sometimes not more than six foot brandishing their arms and excited by the inimmic firing often at it is not to be wondered at if accidents happen occasionally to the or the by The MUODO Order it tatd to membership and influence in Nearly all tars of the Persian Court belong to Ebony wood weighs 83 pounds U tW cubic foot Hgnum the mime kioav 56pounds 40 yellow 38 white 29 and pit fjy of which was 09 tot M Usgtfc and had ft meat diameter of 27J It was 255 years old and covered tight square perches of Indiana has greatly improved her roroe laws and the serious prehension felt some time ago that there soon wouldnt be a married men and women left in the State is said to bo rapidly hat of Bourke An Arab A curtain drawn across the door of he tent writes a traveler in Algeria oncealed the at surrounded by On he outside between four and five hundred cople werq and a tlear space was kept in the middle for the dancers y two men with drawn who igorously right and the at of the blade to all who pressed too or On one side of the ring id the consisting of two men with nstrutnerits like and a drum mer who occasionally accompanied the music with his In the centre was a middle aged wo dressed in the usual dark blue oot ton but decked with all her or and a neck which sundry charms nnd amu teeth of wild verses of the Koran sewed up ia little and a rious other odds and ends considered as protection from the evil were sus pended a large circular brooch of silvor or white metal the same in form as those used by the Scotch Highlanders confined the loose folds across her and a small looking set in dangled conveniently at the end of a string of sufficient length to allow of her admiringher charms in Her face was nnd her features were harsh and except the which were large and with the peculiar lustrous given by the use of a rninaral Her feet wore hardly visible from the length of her and togetherwitlfvthe of her were stained with As soon as we hnd taken our stand in the front the which had ceased for a few struck and the lady in the midst comaienced her Inclining her head languishingly from side to she beat time with her raising each foot alternately from the ground with a as if she had been standing on a hot at tho same about her body with a slow movement of thd hand and Several others succeeded and danced in the same style with au equal want of A powerful inducement to ex ert themselves was uot for one of them more thnn once received some tolerable severe both from a stick the flat of the swurd what the Embecile Ornament in Pauls Probably nothing that is not useful is in any high sense At least it will be almost universally seen in the matter of dress that where an effect is bad it is an artificial or false and vice A trimming that haa no detre is generally A pendent jewel simply sewed to a founda tion where it neither holds up nor clasps together any part of the usually looks as it Above bowi which are literally nothing but strings tied together stuck about when there is no possibility of their fastening two almost always appear ridicu lous when needed for a mere a rosette should be which pretends to be nothing In the makingTof lines ending nowhere aud are often and never fail to annoy the The outlines ef bonnets are conspicuous in stances of this There is no art and but little of the picturesque in a nation who are indifferent to these and whose eyes doee not instinctively demand a meaning and a token in In architecture do we not immediately detect and condemn a pillar resting on appears to support a heavy mass of masonry an arch that is gummod against and not built into a and there in an impossible position or a balcony that has neither base nor unsupported and supporting nothing And these things are not seldom seen on the fronts of our more decorative where the ignorant knowing the whole thing to be a the balconies of the the Hotels the pillars forgets that the form he borrows were meant for and not merely for Ruskin has preached to us the motive of all good art Sir Charles Eagtlake and others have taught us the practical dangers of debased and we may nt once see how principles that are bad in one place are also bad in The uncultured only long Ing for invents forms of attire that would impossible dress less utterly artificial than and As the Philadelphia courts have de cided that steam whistles must not be blown within the corporation of tho are puttiig in gongt that can be heard two thus renew ing the Robert who succeeds his father in the peerage and haa been for some years Secretary of Lega tion at He is known to litera ture a poet of considerable dor his assumed name of Oiren Mere Tom Scott amuses when not occupied by family and social witfe the control of thirtythree having total length of and a value of together with 250 miles of canal and a line of steam French hatred to everything German goes to the comical length of reflml by the municipality of Paris to accept a bequest of franos by a to be applied to the relief of the Ger man poor in who will therefore oon tinue to be succored at the expense of the The post office department that the recent decision of the eral that double postage should not be collected at the office of delivery on the unpaid portions of letters partly prepaid by at least one full rate dow not apply to occasional publica unsealed A letter written by George ton to the Mayor of New York war len from the city time and sold at auction for Mayer Hall then sued the purcnager mad WOOT ered it at a cost of for legal ea The Common Cennoil we now about to give it to the Historical Socie Tho High Church party England have raised a fund of for the purchase of and presenting at they fall to half tho cause of our universal illdrees1 Of their own tbuool Low Ckarob No fashion or form eaa the m because indispensable it occur in a house or in a tke principle must be tho One of the reasons why fish and such look picturesqe and beautiful even in their whatever be the mixture of color or arrangement of form ao much more beautiful than fashionable people look even when they try to imitate the I the motive apparent in every thine they Tho bright kerchief that covers the peasants shoulders is so much better than ahoddicc in the form of a The outer dreM that really covers an underdress fully and fairly is go much more satisfactory than one which only pretends to do and betrays its own doceit at the elbows or the or or in some other unexpected Any thing that looks useful and is ar tificial is and the more obviously ar tificial a thing the worst it must al ways A hood that is at once noen to be incapable of going over the head something that looks like a tonic in one yet in another is seen to have no lawfnl nor a name a false a festoon that looks as though it had fallen accidentally upon the still in the form of the There is a young marriecj couplo In Polk by the name of who have been married just three On the firat Christmas there was born to them a on the second Christmas there was born unto them a second and at tho same hour of the and the third Christmas This is about as regular as clock when by no possible means except or irrelevant pins could stay it there veil that you at once perceive Is meant to descend over the tut is to tho top of the bond1 exas perating manner heavy in stead of being the termination of something tying mutilated slaahog that are aewad jipon tho sleeve instead of breaking through and other af ftimo leave the eye often Imprisonment for debt is no m BO generally abolished as people Tho Courant tions that ten or twelve debtors boen lodged in the jail of that the past winter and three there Considering made some years tgpr of this of collecting it is not that on very the old Banfc England covers five i of drod Lighfc is through open aud no could take without cannon to bat immense cluck in cenfte of the bank has fifty dials attach ed Large cisterns are aunk in and in perfect aj ways in readiness in case of was incorporated in 1694 tal   

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