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Monroe Sentinel, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1860, Monroe, Wisconsin VOLUME IX. IGNEOE, GREEN CO. .TO. FEB. 15, 1860. THE MONROE SENTINEL. jj-31 yurih t won'e.l rcsb ii's Ipnce secu.'ely S-es; ia K, stov.-. f.ncl lia'e, 3'n-e >'er w.t-e worii.'eror.s eyes lU's'mate, e nnti tlr.ows o'ec Ue-t- erery deed. something, sure enough writing. Bruce 'f Tho mate took the slate, and there in" legible ciiLiraciers; stood the words, "STEED. TO Ttr.: XOII'WEST.." you been trifling with me.. added the captain, in a stern manner. niy word as a man. as a sailor, j My mate here says you' wro'.o it, sit replied BrucP, :'l know no more ting at this desk at noon of th's matter than yon do, I have The captain of the and the told you the exact truth.1' passenger looked at each other, ex- Tlic captain sat down fit his desk, changing glances of intelligence and the slate before aim. in deep thought, i surprise, and the former uskcd-the'lut- "And this said the captain turning i the slate over. The man lonlted'-first at one writing: then at the other, quite At last, "what is the meaning of said he. "1 only wiote one of these.- Who wrote the other's" "That's more than 1 caii tell you. sir; The year 1860 and. consists of 300 days', brie day being ed to the shortest 'month.: February, iwliicii will therefore have' twent.y-nitie- days this year; and.on its.-lnst, or- ad-: d.-iy, is claimed by .the ,ladie.s- the privilege which belongs to the ifen'.lemeri at all other times, the priv- I "RJCi-IARDSON'S Gallery of Fine Aris. i of i (i; e..iiiu'ir Da .C'1 Vasso n; ove, his hopeless love. H. Miii'-voe, j'.'Jti Green comity h' i .u Loofl'er ia iljc-jiic-y e 1 Superior to Anything Ever before 1 iosi.-.nce i'. e i e.'t? V %L i A "e." J'nfi iiicluve, made on iron. I; i iio the smallest loci The A T-OT-. Omen's T.-iso Stors- Ho.: Aiii-i.oVi-pi.-, wi'iiouttltcrtcfecisot cii'.iei-. I ivill fr.i- i't> IQ cait-ri for Jifc stiinll sn n 01 j l-'iL'TY CENTS iCACH. Inm prcnared to lake likenesses in the most ap- if, to my profession. i ia all Tli-iPl-ful for past favors I remain re.spcctfuMy J. 0. lilCHAl'.DKOX. X. in aijpai-atus lit eastern prices. II A K T R D Mr. Robert Bruce, originally de- scended from some branch of tho Scot- j ;ish family of name, was b-'irn, in humble circumstances, about the close of the hist century, at TW'oay, in the south of England, and there bred up in a eni'anug Wiien about thirty years of j wit. in the you- 1828. he was first mate of a trading between Liverpool aiu! St. John, New On due of her voyages bound west- ward, being then senna five or bb; weeks At last, taming the slate over and pushing it towards Bruce, ho said, ''Write down. 'Steer to thc nor'west.' The mate complied, and the captain, aftev narrowly comparing the two handwritings, said, "Sir. Bruce, go and toll the second mate to comedown here." lie caino, and, at the Captain's re- ciuast. lie also wrote the same words. So did the steward. .So, in succession, did every mar. of ths C'-ew who could write at all. But not one of the vari- ous hands resembled, in any degree, the mysterious writ'iig. Wlien the crow returned, the cap- tain sat in deep thought. "Could any one have been stowed at last lie said. ship must ba searched and if I don't find the fellow he must be a good hand at hide-and Order up fill hands.11 livery nook and corner of tlie ves- sel, from btern to stern, was thorough- ly searched, and that with all the eag- erness of excited curiosity for the re- port had gone out that a stranger had shown himself ou boanl, but not a .The 'Northern' In'clependent. say's, while -residing iii one'of pur Sini'the'nr eities, I'boarded, i-'eyerend gen- ;tle'imn' ofc' tlie, Methodist Sunday, it-will fall on.Monday, the fo.l-. .Sometimes; 'instead Unvin-i year but in Leap Year it will .thereof, lie: would ..scold.'and- storm at. fallen Tuesday, being thus two 'clays ;his slaves.; eitherone of which, I sun-, latur in the week, instead of one. It "'pose: eijiially' pre- living soul beyond the crew and tlra officers was found. EotRrninii ,to the cabin afcei" their Did you dream that you wrote on'this sir, not that I remember." speak of said the captain of the bark. ''What was this gentleman about at noon to-day I1' "Captain." rejoined the other, ''the whole thing is most mysterious and extraordinary; and I had intended to i spr-.J; to yoa about it as sunn as we. got a little quiet. gentleman, (pointing the passenger) being much exhausted, fell into a. heavy sleep, or what seemed such, some time before noon. Ai'ter an boar or mere he awoke and said to me, 'Captain, we shall be relieved this very When I asked him what reason lie had for saving so. he replied that he was on board a bark, iincl that she was coin- ins to OiH' rescue. He described her and rig; and. tu our utter s- 1 astonishment, when your vessel hove in slie corresponded exactly to his description of her. We had not put much faith ia what he said yet, still we hoped there [night be .some- thing in it, for drowning men. you know, will catch at straws. As it has. turned out.'I cannot doubt that it was .-._- .if "popping the Leap Year occurs and is; so called because it one day more than any ordinary ye' Pur instance, in other'years, if" .Christ- mas day or Now'Year's: day it-will fall on.Monday the fo.l- I1 1: is also .the Latin bis. twice, and sextits, that the.sixth of ihecalends of responding to the. ,24th of February- was reckoned twice every.fourth year uy the intercalation of a day. 'The necessity for leap year arises from'the-.. fact that the. solar not cor-: respond exactly wi'n.the civil year, conscqn'.mco .of not. ending exactly with a'given clay, but with a fraction-of a day. If it were not for this'nrrange- mont Christmas, in course of ..time, woulj come in miclsnmmer, and the fourth of'July would come in the depth of winter. The true year-consists of the, time-it- :d, broad-briinined beaver, white iinihistaknbre'-evidence'of .his clerical.caste: hokler, and had .been so. for .four and ashamed.of. if, shame, on hitn Sometinies have fam- ily.prayers, and sometimes- happen'.. .Sometimes; 'instead cioiis to 'of pi-ayeri Slaye'Co Jo. The :NV Y; Gcrurier Enquirer say 6 it was in three before Douglas launched his "infamousscheme for a'White lifuuV Slave C..d'R; that Senator Bigler. was about -i bill for the ishment of like John .Brown's invasion of Virginia. Douglas was' fully ad vised of; ''the fact.. He was aware that 'the bill would go straight to the Judiciary Committee, and would there be put in the shape in which a the Semite "would choose to have it enacted.' Therefore Mr! las seized at) an hour os1 two before Bigler had arranged to put his measure before the-senate, to thrust in his own' The point we' i i- f. to'Knpress upon the freemen'of .a .fifty, and some.'eight children, ..from a young mail of twenty, to a little child, thi'ee years oid. The woman was a-iiiulut- tn, and liec children'of a mongrel sort, from the..woolly to... the fair quadroon beamy. "Are these said.I, to' host, sdoh after''coining to' replied.. "Are all of'these your children "Yos." "Then she has a husband 1" I' re- 'marked. "No. takes for the oari.h to make one revo- lution around the sun. which is; deter- :shc once had one ..1 contm-. mined by its coming back to the same ued. point iir the zodiac from wliich'it start said he, and added, .'a iew cd; and this is accomplished in 365 years ago, -I sold clays and nearly six hours the having- .children and: .no cal'endar must consist-ofeoinpiute days, husbaiid-I no troublo about that." "Butlibw is one regular and' tlie' little to one almost aHarranged, in some iiicouiprehensiblc fraillc.-3S search, "31 r. said the way, by an ovrrruliug Providence, so go, to i captain. the devil do you make of al; "Can't tell, sir. I saw write; you sec iho writing, must be something in it." it would seem so. We have ill at we might bo saved. To Him be all thanks for his goodness to us." the man "There is not a doubt." rejnined the There out, and iiavin'i nearer! the eastern por- tlie v.iud free, and I hnve a great mind j other Ciipv.-iin, -'that tiie filing on the slate, it come there as it may, sav- ed al! your lives. I was sleerir tiie I'liiie considerably south o these six hours are omitcd, and in 'four- years they make''tip a whole day, when' one is added to the year, making what is called tho Year. This.-howev- er not strictly correct, for it is. as- by-accurate calculations that. a solar year is exactly 865 days, 5 seconds; consequently, in putting on six add 11 12.3 second-i in four years; This .in the course of 158 1-2 .years, would, amount to twenty four hours oi-a'com- plete day. 'Every year tho number- of which is divisible by four witbout-a Year, except, the which is the remainder is Leap Hr-r-er. ,a last year of each century, which is the f west j leap'ycar, only when divisible by fom- hundred without a remainder. I KSAR'iTF-CK B. COKSECTfC'CT, CH.UITEP.ED ISiO. CAPITA. II. nONTIWTON T. C. AI.IAX OT etr-ry. C C LVMAN ilo Win. S. BOWERS ,lc. D (ien. Agent, at Columbus, Oli'-o. 1900. will :not a Roman year originally bad but Agent, >ion'-oe, is. of the Peace. omcc i the short s; airway descenijing athwart-ships. Immediately to it. ran pposite f liie Ponco. Office 'j-sinfss iiitrii-'tert to to coSluoliiii: 1 Office So.O'.l sn.l I', -ur, Jr., i.l Notary ruli- Coun- "Jsevcriii Courts of tliU ___ CASH CAPITAL, MAKTIN Pres. A T tt'II.I.MAISTll .1. MII.TOX SMITH. -Secretiiiy. T'lis continues to insure WLT- shiiis'jn port aiitl their property ov by lire on favovabie terms. Zi'Mcs equitably and promptly pnid. EI.KKOS W. AHUOTT, Asent, Monroe, to t'uis stairway, just beyond a small square building, was the mate's state- rucin and from that landing there, were twu doors dose to each other, the one opeiiiug afc into the cab'm, the other ironliog the srairway into the 1 state-room. T ha ;n the sir.te- room was in the part oi ;t, cluse to the dm-.v-: so that one sitting at it an'] over his sliojklur. could look inii> thf: cabin. Tlic male, -.riict'l ia vliicli di.l n-ii. fc- h 'have added, as the mate rose (o a look out aloit. and lot it irn- h-id U" his calcula- iU as he ex- ihe the BA.VM. Of .HOXUCS.. I rsc: iii-uuistisuit, oil i liCO. J. t Kn-: in-- as iiis otfict anilrus- f.-riiitrlv Mr. G. A. -i-'uf CSiurch. 'u- in the practice -iiJ OW'.tftrics for tlie I 10 at ;ill l-v ti't .'ratcral.y of Monroe generally. 10 J. S. ANDERSON, IB BO TYPIST, 'w rnol'ons. b: li-id coin- calcii'alioiis, ho called out Can j v, iJioi't loiiMiig liititiitlo and JoiioiU'do so and so. that be ri.-jht? How is no roply. he repeated his i question, glancintf o'. er his slioulder. be a hand you can depend His orders were obeyed. About 8 o'clock, the look-out reported an be- bera nearly ahead, and., shortly after, what he thought a vessel of some kind j here on close to it. As they approached, thc captain's glass disclosed tiie fa-.-t that it was a dismasterccl ship, apparently to the ice. and with a good many hi'man iieinus on it. ShortT. after, they hove to. and sent, oot tho bo.its to ilia re'ief of ihe sufferers. Ir. proved to bo fi vessel f.-oni Q 13-' bound to Liverpool, with pas- seii-ri-rs on board. She got en- tanii'led in the ice, and finally frt-zen fast, and had p'issefl several weeks in a. most critical situation. She was stove, her decks fact a mere wreck; all her provisions, and almost all her water gone. whatever of dning so. I got the pressio'i that the bark 1 -saw in my dream was coming to rescue in; but how thiit impression came 1 cannot tell. There is another very strange thing about it." he added. ''Everyih'mg board seems to me quite fa- miliar; yet I am very sure 1 never was in your vessel before. It is all a puzzle to me. did your matu ThcM-eiipon Mr. Bruce rel.-uecl to them all the circumstances abovo de- tailed. The uonclusion they finally i arrived at that it was a special j intc-rpo.V'tion of Providence to save them from what seemed a iiopcL-si fate. The above narrative was eomrauui cated to me by Captain J. S. Clarke, of the schooner Julia who had it directly from Mr. Bruce himself. They sailed Together for 18 months. liiths as may be seen in the of the name "month." March was the 'first month of the year in of Ro- mulus, aud December was .the -last.. But NumaPompilus, who knew astron- omy better, added January and Feb- ruary. The Egyptians were the first who Her crew and passengers in the year 1S30 and :87 so that Cap- j and as ho tbpugiit, the cap- j }lncfi0ft cn hopes of being saved, and tain Clarke had the story 'from the Lisy writing on his Still their "fatitude fur tho unexpected res- pited to the real length.of the. year, which they made to consist of 300 days. Tnoy afterwards added 5 rlr.ys, as was done by Tharos, one ot the seven men of the Tht: Jews, Ethiopians, Ro- mans, Persians, and Arabs, .all had v.enrs or' different length. Tht; d ;y which the yearcommenc- es, is also different in tries, but in. all it U hsld in great ven- eration. The Jewish historical .year commences with the .new moon near the vernal equinox (March; and the civil year with the new the Autumnal.equinox.; .i'he Mahom- edans begin-tho-year on the the. sun enters the Aries; The..Persians. is. white." said he, "that's, one shu's had by her black man, but this white girl she had by a white man.'where I let her out at-a'hoteL" "What-a while man- insult, .your, woman" thus, at a said 1, arid continued: "did you iibt feel pros- ecuting', the wretch, who; was the a-is.wer of .the.reyeiV and added lie, with a meaning smile, '.'that-white oie 'will more-, money -than- the Ky. News. CIILDEEN reason why children die, they are not- taktin care of. From, the 'day ot arc.stuffed with food, chok- ed with sloshed with water, suffocated, in hot steamed in bedclothes. So-much for'- When: permitted to breathe a breath of pure air once.a.-week irr .summer. and once -or twice during, the epic months', only the nose is permitted to peer into daylight: A littlelater they are sent out with-no clothing at all on the most need protection. Bare legs, bare arms, bare necks, and girted middles, inverted um- brella to collect the.air, arid chill the other1 parts1 of the-bbdy. A stout man goes out in a cold day witlvglovosiand o.vercoatv, -woolen, stockings, and .thick, double-soled boots, with cork between and rubbers over. The same' day, a child of three years -old, air infant iii Mesh and blood "and'bone-and -consti- tution, goes out with-.slioes.'.as' thin as paper, cotton legs uncovered .to the knees, neck bare; an exposure that wdiiid disable'the-iiursBj'kil'i the moth- e'roiit-right, and "brake' the fither' an the is that there was no emergency calling tor theextraordinay haste viiidictiveness which Mrt Dougln-.' di-iplay'ed in. lighting and flourishing iiis new lire-brand. He acted iii .the sheer wantonness of chievons malice. Uigler's'scheme was bad enough, proposing to enact a dfjihitiori. of the crime of trea- son, wholly dilferent from that estab- lished by tho Constitution of the" United States.. Vet it not seek to pjnish opinions or intentions. It did not assume to'es't-ibli-sli a legal sequenca from a set of .lawful and prevalent ideas, to an accoinpiisheJ crime-, as, for to, suppress all the San- day-schools-ih the country and send the- teachers to the be- cause one of th-i pupils might grow upr to be a No BL'ler only looked out for the actiial oftl-nce, and' tiie real bonajidi oileiider. It was reserved for -D'ouglas to announce a plan for. .iudictmg a and a half of peaceable for a crime com- mitted, by seventeen white men and five Here is his. proposition 1 '-It 'cannot be s'aij that 'the time has not yet arrived for such legislation. t. cannot be: said- with truth lliat the jarpers case will not: be re- or is not in dang -r of repeti- "only necessary to. inquire into- the cause produced tha Harper's Ferry :our.rage and. ascertain whether tftese.caases, are yet in, active operation, and then you. can determine whether there is any ground for ap- prehension that that i ivasion will be repeated. Sir, .'what, were the .causes which .produced llii insurreii.iont Witiiont stopping to adJuco evi- dence in detail, Ihave'r.o hesitation in cxpresiihg niy firm conviction that the Ilai-per's Ferry crime J0os Me ural, 'logical, resale of Will veimiic in (luiio.'i- {be wip'.ev. jnciiu'es v.'HI be p'-orn-. Ltibiaction iriveii in ali Pic. AT- T7 'ness, all OVL. 11. VAN I'iiv.-ician. Office and residence at tlie >il Younir, near'the Chris- Wia-. Particular i. JiPC.- tiie assei-'Jons of ioieres'-eu iied io the contrary. Car fii-sUJc fuc Pulblic Sqiuiro. A Can's of Wood >cf'l lie tjlxn In cxviaiiyefc. I'JJCIi CO. V ?t. Pliila. Capitny having been appointed Agt-nt for eU to take risks arnl_is- V'K 'b ti.-e nuw. ov no: i'ti of E 7JP Seo-.-c lo SXEKItS, Co. Iiis suvvices to all lie who have bud teeth, and will furaUh setts wliendesJvcd. -1 JOll.V iinU Surgeon LARGE STOCK OP GHOCBRiES, fcyiec'eu v.-" from the and souLti em VeLbj anu eaioraciug i Dstert Green Wis. If I I- S II. O X E L [fUilMKllLT UNITED LCT of'iiu-sdi Jefferson streets, Monro HiU Huiitiy, Proprietor.-. Wen recently H.-.I, i-.iiA i.v ihrowi express ut thvy may the claims of their lloust; J1-'- fi.-'es Hint-can no I 'n oJwnToTlic public j aVd here, all ofwli't-h w'M be solii at Very loiv .adtttireto see their It he our in ihe faiure ;LS in thfc ;i of or Mon- roe .-nd vic'tiJty. nnd T7e ce: ln-n'y P -e ive h.u't; Wew'H Jf. A. ij; This House has i: refilled and furnished anew in allttH de- will always be well furnished. a-'heJ. wel3 with provt'niltr :md Siu-'csiy a vein every tlireutiotifrom All kinds Produce in Exchange for Goods. Remember tlie Sept.lst, ALBERT WITTER, JC-y Thi- .luand popular house is roa, nd thvuvrn open lo the f, Tii nt-w ii- weUas the putrons wl uf a'.ieutive and obliging 22 i'ti.W. J. A. BINCHiSI. 1. L. GALCaifA, J- STEWART. Vis. 40 IS CH ESTER WITTER. MISS M. M. COMBS K ES tins met hod of sayinRto the at nhe veturnetl from Chicago, she hits been cUending the Great National und wliile tijei'O, suletiud ft splendid as50i'Ur.ent of MILLINERY GOODS, Consisting of Bonnets, Ribbons, Flower, Edgings, Plumes, Head-Dresses, and Dress Caps For the mtJdle-ngoil old Lndies, nnd mnn.y oilier tilings in her line of business. She 1ms also pullei-tis for sill; velvet. IiuU of :he tutcst ami irtost Approvocl Styles. To .ill of whicli, she would invite your attention: K. B. Our stock is nil nev.- antlof tiie latest styles, color'and pattern we wouid tnererore, invile you to examine before purchasing elsewhere- "We no old stock to show wiv therefore feel confident that we cuunot fallHo iileaseallj bothin Style and Prices. Rooms, one tfoos East of IZolJt. Jforth sMe of'PuUia Stivarc, Monroe, Win. Scptembor 21st, 1S59. b'j. _ no (inswcr. ha .rose, and. as fi-onled tho cabin door, the figure he had lor vhc cnptnin raised its head and disclosed to the astonished mate the features of nn entire stran- ger. was no coward biit, rts he met that gaze looking at him in g.'avc silence, nnd as- sured that it was no one who he had overseen before, it was too much for him and instead of stopping to ques- tion the seeming inlmder, he rushed upon deck in such evident alarm that ii'ins' mtlv (Uti-acted tl'e at- tention. '''Why. Mr. :-aid the latter, "what in the world is the mat- ter with you !'The matter, sir? Who is that at your dask V one that I Unow of." "But there is, sir; there is a stran- ger there." "A stranger "Why, man, you must be dreaming'? You must have seen the steward there, or the second mate. Who else would venture down without orders 1" "But, sir, ho was silting in your nrm chair, fnm'.ing the door, witing on your slate. Then he looked np full in my face; aud if ever I saw a man plainly and distinctly in this wovlJ. I saw him." "Him! Whoml'' "God knows, sir; I don't. I saw_a man, and a man I had never seen iu tny life bou re." must he going crazy, Mr. Bruce. A stronger, and we nearly six. weeks ''I kiinw, sir; but then I saw him." down and see who it is.'1 Bruce hesitated. ''I never was a believer in he soiJl, "but if the truth must bo told, iir, I'd rather not lace it alone." 1 Come, oom'p, man. Go down at once, a'n'd don't make a fool of your- self before the ''I hope .you've always found me willing to do what's Bruce, replied, changing color "but if it's all the.same to you, sir, I'd rather we should both go down together." The captain descended the stairs, and the mate fol'owed him. Nobody in the cabin They examined state-rooms. cue was proportionally great As one of the men who hnd been brought away in the third boat that had reached the wreck was ascending ths ship's aide, the mate catching a glimpse of his face, .started back in consternation, it was the very face he had seen, three or four hours before, looking up at hiui from the Captain's dc-sk. At first, he tried to persuade himself it might be fancy but the more he examined the man the more sure he became that he was right. Not only the face, but thc person and dress ex- actly corresponded. As soon as the exhausted cresv and famished passengers were cared for and the bai'k on her course Hgaiu, the mate called the captain aside, "It seems that was not a ghost I saw to-day, sir the man's alive." do you mean 1 Who's sir, one of the passengers we have saved is the man I saw writ- iuo1 on your slate at noon. I would swear to it in court." "Upon my word, Mr. repli- ed the captain, "this gets more aud more singular. Let us go and see this mate- about eight years aftev the occur- rence. He has since lost sight of him, and does not know whether alive. -All he has heard of him since they wore shipmates is, that he continued to trade to New Brunswick, that he became master of the brig Comet, and that she was lost. I asked Captain Clarke it' ho knew Bruce well, and what sort of a man he was. "As truthful and straightforward a he replied, ever I met in all my life. We were as intimate as brothers, and two men can't be togeth- er, shut up for seventeen months in the same ship, without getting to know whether they, can trust one another's word or not. He always spoke of the circumstances iu terms oi reverance, as of an incident that seemed to br'.ng him nearer to God, and another woi-U. I'd stake my upon it that he told no lie. invalid fur weeks. A- d To harden them to a mode of .dress which in the month which, answers :to our June the Chinese and Indians, with the flrst now moon which to practico._ March .and the .Mexicans on the 23d ____ _f ;E February, at which- time: the doctrines aitd teachings of ihf. .Repub- lican party, as explained and enforced hi their platform, their partisan press- es, their pamphlets and books, and es- pecially in the speeches of .their lead- ers in and- Congress.'' "Mr mode of pre- serving peace is plain. This section- al warfare cease. The Constitr- tion has given the power, and all we isk of. i? give the meaus, ind iiidictiiients and is iit, t'w Fede-Ml'- of out: several Stn.fe.-s. will make' examples of the af-ti.esie, eoits-rifi'cies as will strike tei-ro? the Aea.-ls of the oth- ers', ji'nti will be an end of this The g'-eat un- the of. the Re.tuli- violoiif.' irreconcilable, eternal .warfare upon, the institution of Amerioan'slaver7, with the" view ot its' ultimata extinction throughout the land. I confess the-'object of the dure iii: their country .begins to appear. William the Conqueror bavins, .been, ned on the first day of January; occasion to the English to begin To accustom tlieni to exposure a dozen years later would be-cohs'.ider- To.rear child- ren, thus for. and then lay it to the Lord, U. too We don't think the'Almighty' has any hand in it.' -Arid the presumption .that he-has any a'gen- in the.denth of.the profan- Jou.-iial of Hea. THE FAT .fat maii, wjth the opaque back, i-'s sits before the theii- ;interferes with my; pei-soi na] comfort, in -a comes at. times .such an iu.tclera'ole Tne -p. "Vc 'n tiie of Cu- ba. The a'io'.veil to use !vs {imi to 1.) as ev-deace fov ice i'lUli wtiut id heve set dorro. .TU'T. 1509. Ine BiUok wns .lien r.t tlie foot oT Square. "Vo Sii ue'.ween Nei.- ro.T. nml St. 3? -n They found him in conversation with the captain of the rescued ship. They both came forward, and expressed, in the warmest terms, their gra'itude for deliverance from a hornble com'ug clealb. by exposure and. starva- tion. The captain replied that he" had but done what he was certain they would have done for him under the circum- ptances, and asked them both u> step down into the cabin. Then turning "A. WAKIIIN' Dr.. Ili- ram Cox, the official inspector, of liqn- ors at telli the in to the passenger, he said, "I hope, sir, not think 1 am triSing with Not a soul to be found "Well, Mr. saicl the captain, not I tell you that you had been dreaming but I would be much obliged to you if you would write a few words on this slate." And lie handed him the slate with that side up on which the mysterious writing was not. "I will do anything you replied the stranger, "but what shall his last official report: "I called at a grocery store one day. where liquor was also kept. A couple of Irishmen came in while I 'was there and called for some whiskey, ani the first drank, and the moment he drank the tears flowed freely, while he at 'the same time caught his breath like due suffocated or Whenjic could speak, he says to his companion, "Och. Mike, but Us -warmin1 to the stomach." 'Mike' drank and went through the same with the remark "wouldn't it be fine in a cold crow occasion to th their year on that .day, in make it correspond with.the most re- markable date in their History.- Though the historical year began England on the festival of tho Circum- cision, or the first day of January, on which day the Germaii and Italian year begins, yet the civil or legal year did not commence till the day ut the nunciation of the Virgin, the 25th: of March. The part of .the year between these terms was usually expressed jf give 'way both these or; 1-7-4-3-9.-1 nature, I But by the act altering ofthe-i hiiri. civil year now begins with-the-. 1st: of Jannury. The old style followed' the Julian method of 'computing''.the year; by the calendar established by: Julius: .Qesai-i in which'every fourth-year con- sists ..'f 360 days, and the other years of' Julian arrangement -of-tiine makes, as we have seen, -eleven minutes and some'secohds .in a -year- too muuli. Pope Gregory XIH calendar Uy-retrenching ten days October, 1583, in .order to bring; back- die vernal uquino.vto .the same ;days' as at tlie A. D... Tirs act frosty morriin' they went out. tasked the landlord to pnnr me out a little in a tumbler, in I dipped a slip of litiraus paper, which was no sooner a scarlet hue. I went mv instruments and exaniined it. I A few words are all I want. Sup- found it had 17 per cent, aluhoholio write 'Steer to the nor'-. spirits by 'weight, when it shou.ld have reformed, the in _ of Pariiincnt Groat Britain in 1751, by whieh fievon daysi'ui Septqmber, were icti uichcd and tho thud u-as ned the fourteenth mo pose, you west. The passenaor, evidently puzzled to i had 40 per cent, to be proof, and the -1 .1 L daj This .....cKof leckimigis calka new stjle such was, th" fmtiu m ot the Pu it ins and oth i PioUstmts it tint tune that because lefoi m emamted fiom the Popo thev denounced the clnnge, and said eleven dijs ncio stolen fiom them M my to the pi esent 11 ne keep "old clms-tinis d ly 01 01 which "he festu il would ftll was not iltcitd Few Yuik Heiald A Democi itic paper in no a icceit demons ritnn of that the wts rent with the of tin ee thouoind Aftet which we the bind phy difference in per centage lie motive for such a re- sulphuric acid, red pepper, pelitpry, ieol, however, with a CLVllPstic, potasa and bn.cine, -one of the I1 _-i-_...u up; of j ed "loot hooi make out the quest, complied, _ The captain took np the slate and ex-: saits Of mix vornica. One pint ofsueh- ainiued it closely j then stepping aside liquor would kill the strongest man." lo-know the most do the' least ThtiL te-naues ate the foreinn- uers of what their hands never do. destructiv.e little, ..little ..communion with my better, convinces me', howe'ver, ,r'v-il' fiir to; hiinself tliiVii 'lie't's'to' those ,in'd am.riot alto-: getliei1 guiltless (of vim .acts f. annoying character by.. w.hich I aie him, and' deprive ihysoif of the p'uVe riglit of complaibti Al the_tliea- sharp, penetrate his and the ;oni.nibiisi'i the, keen-angles. of "niy snuff-box, fine! a resting' place in the so'fbvsubsi'pjnce'of his: 'compressible As see him- Weltering inj perapirii'ig'rtgony in; the boiling catiMrun of. a crowded, 11.0- >Led btigc pit in tlie close, mus ty depths of a public 01 dlmg as thc butt of evtiy hm lying pissensj-ei on the hyhwiy mv antig ui'tn is disir-ned, ind I pi s him tenckily, I should one w is blind __ _ BETTER YET The silt mine in Grind Rapifls is turning out better thin wis it fiist only thuty 'iwo gall >ns of w leqiinud fm 1 bjshcl ot salt, while tin. best springs, in Sj i icuse only j lelded a bu she' ftora 44 'Silt P ,int" springs ire nowhere, it the eise, incl they hive ahviys been noted as the sti o igest woi Ued i Our fi lends it the Ripids may congratulate tbern- seU es on h ing the best plistei beds and the nchwt spi in the Tin 101. press tins _ Mr. Douglas is truly an original in legislaiive Villainy. So abhorent is his lieWiScheme to his qnondom ad- mirers of Y, Tribune, that we lind them indulging in the following mild him ihui-e was any whicb could take Mr. Douglas affectionate- ly :by the arm and walk him into tiremeiit. and tneutio'.i to hint in a qui- et but decisive manner, 'Friend Doug- 'lus, tliL-e-has dene luischief enough 'thy day for a .whole regiment of poli- 'tici-.uis, .and hencefurUi ihee must be- 'tiikc' thy self iii private to contrition repeiitiiig thy it would be ;i happy tiiiiig'for the country, and Christians in.tiie. fiiture. Niitliing is clearer tliatt that' justice and. ti'aiiqnility demand such ii'dispositidti'eif this great politi- c'al-sinner.'' Wo have looked in-vain sin- gle defense of> tlie. ni-fiirious proposi- tions "which we have. quoted from ilr. Doiighis'latftspeecli.- The Phil., Press'was the first political journal, in the publisli ihe speech, but it lias studiously refrained from commending its sentiments from that dli'y'to ihis. --TUe Chicago-Times, and two or ..three '-other- -special Duuglas organs, Ijavex-ndiJi'sed it as .a whole, but-iiot ona of them can be induced to make, particular tnenli >ii of'- 'for1 the Ootiglas-hjis! hold; a coroner's inquest oil his own speech, and while he. did not. retract an iota .of his devilish sug- ge'-Uotis ior crna'iiing out of politicil opinion ind action, he cnre- tully omitted repeating them On thc. jthei hand, Mi of Mississippi, h i-, Uodly denounced them, ind the tendered by the. lepi esent Uive of x fiee State to ths slave power It was a sorry d ly when Mr D >uglas pro nulgited hij stive code thi white Pditmgton told Be-nus, the othei dav, in c >ufidencc, thit 'a. young nun had committed mtintiuJe by his hi nis up in i stutcot. deliiium titmuidous, ind tlie coioner: was holding .1 conquest his rer remember the 20th

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