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Carlisle American Volunteer (Newspaper) - July 27, 1865, Carlisle, PennsylvaniaAmerican Volunteer. Fu9liqqed every ti1ur8day Moi Niho by jou9i b. Skattos terms 5 dollars if pud within til a a and two dollars and fifty cents if pot paid in the your. Those terms will to rigidly add Flat to in every instance. No subscription Dis in cd until All arrearage Aro paid unless at Quot Abo option of the editor. Ait i a a a a to sements a by the Casity and stat of e Ding Ono Square will to Insor Tod three time for $2.00, and Twenty Imiyo conts for each cd i insertion. Those of a greater length in of i ii i no nti mgr such As hand Bills posting by is Blanks labels a. Aoa it executed Frith to Tov and at the shortest notice. Take the papers. By n. P. Willis. A Why done to you take tho papers ? Thoyl to the life of my Delight except about election Timo and Thon i Road for spite subscribe you cannot Loso a cent Why should you be afraid a for Cash thus paid is Money Lont on interest four fold paid go thong find take the papers spa to Day nor pay delay and my word for it is inferred you la live till you Aro Gray. An old newspaper of mind Whilo dying from a cough dus Irod to Hoar the latest Novas while to was dying off. X took tho Papor and i read off Florino new pills in Force Iio bought a boxy and is to dead not Hearty As a horse. Re 1 i know a printers Doh or once raked with a scorching fever who swore to pay her debt next Day. If her distress would Leavo her. Not morning Sho was at her work divest of of or pain but did forgot to pay Hor debt till taken Down again. A hero Jessie take those Silver wheels and pay tho Printer now in Eho Slop tand slept and Thon awoke with health upon her brow. I knew two men As much Aliko As Over you saw two stumps Ann no Hrono Locust could Gad a difference in their bumps. Ono takes the papers and his life is happier than a Kings j has children All can Road and write and talk of men and things. Or the Othor took no Papor and while trolling through the Wood a treo fell Down and broke Bis Crown and killed him,4t vory had to been Reading of tho news at Homo Liko Nighbor Jim. I la hot a cont that avoid ont would not Havo happened him. Why done to you take tho papers ? nor i rom tho Printer sneak acc also you borrow of his boy a Papor every week. A for Lio who takes the papers and pays his Bills when due can live in place with god and Man Ana with tho Printer too. $�o�5rellaneou0. Under the charcoal a new York you Muy live next door to rat other or five and Twenty years and never Tow this name. In Paris your own brother be flit of Cury rooms under the same roof aft you might never meet each other might and marry and die there and never floss the neighbourhood of a Kinsman. For Oso who desire it it is the loneliest place the world a a no Ono unless it was the Porter of Theja a Many storied House in the Rue de new that Monsieur. Paul Dupont occupied 1. Of scene. Of that dwelling or that he was if or tit. It was a matter of perfect i differ of to All but his few artist friends. For o matter of that poor folks Quot Are of Little sequence ony Liere whether they paint or act or scribe to. When they he a me Rich ii is another thing and folks a be notice of them and they should put r names in the directory and let the world know when they Are at Home. But a a or Man or woman Bah 1 Paris As a no al thing let Monsieur Dupont paint Whie and the emperor had never visited studio yet. It was an Odd place that an wine. A litter of portfolios and canvass go and Oasis and tassels and pictures in frame., and out them where Segars and �oor., Lay about and empty wine re Jutes which had contained very innocent id by a a or French wines graced the Corners a to Ore was a North Light and canvass in j in Tower part of the window and a pot for 4 10 making of chocolate and any number of a to oddest old French books and some mod-3� 0ne,> by a to Aud �0or6e Sand and Du-spa8 where there wore also a violin a flute d a guitar a sword and a couple of pistols Monee fallen Down and sometimes in use on pistols for there was a painted or Rulo nth a spot in the Centre Over the mane at which Monsieur Paul often took aim it a pro too without bringing in a neighbor. Disco posing the mind of tho Here Ore so Many suicides in Paris that non a Man hears tho report of a pistol he thinks a it is my neighbor blowing his Urios out a and does not interfere with what yes n t concern him. I Nroy fing this a la Asmodeus to take a up oep.y�u might have seen one Bright May 0 10n.llnr Monsieur pan Dupont standing Dei i it tingly before a Pio Turfle tho sort of Pic 1 nne Nae might a pub expected of a French nov �1-Taree and Twenty airy Grove Fulard Oman Tio. A Lover at the feet of his beloved Asrun by i i st Jie Nook beside a Fountain a ter ail0a 1 a Duenna asleep in 1116 Wees on a Garden Boneh a picture destined to be called 1 tho youth was handsome and the Duenna Brown and corpulent the Maiden As yet but ghost like sketch. There was the difficulty Paul could find no Model for his Beauty. True there were Plonty to be hired for to Many sous an hour but he wanted an innocent face and much staring at in artists studios had banished tie Blush from if Ost of tho faces Young and pretty enough for his purpose. _ Monsieur Paul and always found it impossible not to imitate the expression of his models and it would not do for the heroine of a la declaration to look brain. At last he Flung Down his brushes kicked Over a Stool put on his hat with its pendent tassels and his velvet pal tot and went Down stairs and out into the Rue de it was a quiet Street enough. The. Houses looked half asleep. The Only sound was the Distant rumbling of a vehicles in bomb wide thoroughfare and the hideous yells of a fish woman with a Basket on her head crying her Stock for Sale. Monsieur Paul , with his hands deep in the packets of his pal tot and looking in the air forgot to watch his feet. They struck suddenly against something and somebody uttered a shriek and cried a a he has destroyed them a looking Down Monsieur Paul saw a. Girl and an overturned Basket of violets. A Hud run against a Flower girl and thrown Down her merchandise unaware. An englishman would have uttered naughty words and asked her Why she keep but of the Way. You who read this can Tell me bist what an american would have done. The Frenchman stooped Down and commenced to pick up tho blossoms with a Little a Pardon at that the head wbb lifted and under a Olden fleece of hair Paul Dupont saw the race to wanted. innocent face a Beautiful face the face of a perfect blonde. Perhaps she was seventeen but certainly no older. Earliest girlhood lingered yet in her Blue eyes. Paul forgot the Flowers. A will you set for me a ii said abruptly. Then remembering that she might not understand him to went on a i am an artist. I desire to find a mod of for a figure i Ain painting. If you will oblige me i will pay you Well a the girl Shook her head slowly hesitated and then said in a Low voice in the English language a i do not understand. I am an american Paul collected his thoughts. He had a smattering of English and he said a i shall speak to you in la a Glaise. You comprehend a a yes a said the girl simply and she listened As he spoke and explained in broken English musical and pretty enough what to meant and wanted. She understood and mused a moment when she looked up into his eyes and the glance said a can i Trust you a he answered the look for there was no words a i shall be Good to you. There is no need to fear and his kind Young eyes looked frankly into hers and she Rose and followed Quot him with her violets on her Arm up those Long Quot Dingy pairs to the atelier with its North tight and its heterogeneous belongings where thronged on the dais Sho looked lovelier than Ever Asho taught her How to turn her head and place herself and painted her Shadiwy outline on Slih Canvas. That first sitting was not the last. She came again and again. At length Monsieur Paul discovered Why she was so glad to earn the Coin to gave her. He Mother a dying slowly of consumption. She was an american. A year before she had come to Paris led by tho Hope of recovering Otue property which had belonged to her dead father who was a native of France. That Hope was futile and by the time they knew it to be so the Mother had fallen ill Quot and now their Money was All gone and they could not return to their native land is she was dying. A so what could i do a said the girl i could not see her starve. Though my father was a Frenchman i do not understand the language f need do nothing but offer thebe Flowers and i have earned bread and a Little wine and soup for my Mother. When she is gone i shall care no longer but lie Down and die a it is sad for you a said tote Voung Frenchman a but tho Young and Beautiful should live not die should live and love 1 he thought although he did not say so. Monsieur Paul Dupont was poor himself but after this Many Dainty and Many a bottle of wine found its Way to the unknown woman dying in a foreign land. From that Day she did not suffer from want. A and that picture was Long painting. It seemed As though the Golden hair and Blue eyes would never be done. Paul Dupont was in no haste whatever for let tie secret creep out this friendless american girl Selling her Flowers in the streets of Paris Happy to earn the. Francs he gave her for the copying of that Sweet face had won the Young artists heart. He hardly knew it himself until one Day she entered his. Room trembling and weeping and sobbed Forth a my Mother is dead Thon the truth flashed upon him and he Bent Over Hor and took her hand and said in French but thou Hast a Friend yet left beloved that Day a looked upon the dead face of tho Flower girls Mother and did what a son might have done. The foreign lady lays in a quiet grave with a Little Cross above Hor head and there were two mourners her daughter and Paul Dupont. It was beside that grave he said to her Tudor words of comforts Here also he whispered a thou East sell Flowers no longer thou Dost not hate me. Let Iny heart shelter thee he my wife and in this Brief time she had Learned to understand his native Tongue. Lonely and Loving him As he did her there was but one answer to be Given. A that night an old priest married them and Paul took his wife Home to his atelier. A Sweet task it seemed to dry her tears to Comfort her very Sweet to Taoh her. His native Tongue. His English and Hor French were on a Par but lovers can understand each other without language of any kind. The prettiest pair i Ever Gaw were deaf and dumb and held Eon verse with their eyes. For a few Days that atelier was a paradiso and then sadness and misfortune poured in upon their bridal path. It was then in the dead hour of the night. They started wide awake together with a noise and Glare about them. The building was on fire. People were screaming Wood tracking flames Licking up door posts and window frames with its Rod Tongue. Fifteen minutes More would have to pen the end of them. As it was Paul had barely time to wrap his Darling in a cover lid and Fly Down the blazing stairs with Quot her for life she was not Hurt but he was sided about the face and hands and badly Burnt id his arms. To Ift hardly Khew it until the next Day when the debris of the furniture was Rebo Oil from the ruins and they had found another lodging. Then the pain became More that he did no to mind Whilo she pitied and nursed him but is Days passed on and he grew rather worse and better tho fear that he might not be Able to paint before their purse which the wife had about her web empty grow stronger. The surgeon looked it grave Over the Burn and would give no opinion Estelle that was the name Paul had Given her and she accepted because her in fish name Ruth was a mysterious impossibility to his French Tongue did All she could. She spent the sous frugally with an old Man who sold cheap articles of food on one Side of his shop Obilo on the other were stored old books waste paper and rags. Paul know him Well. Many of those old books had been found amidst Lii refuse and bought for a few sous. He sympathized with and prescribed for. The artist. All in vain. The Little Money vanished until they were penniless. _ the first Day of a flute wont Paul kissed Hie wife with Many words of love and went out to see the surgeon. He oame Back with a White free and sat Down saying nothing. Estelle trembled. She crept up to him and kissed his forehead. Then he burst into tears and robbed in her bosom. The surgeon had told him his Arm must come off or to must die. A terrible Fate for an artist and a Young Man of Twenty Throe. A i must die a he said a there is no Choice _ a i will work for you a she sobbed a Only live for me a thy Little hands Are both not so much As one of mine a said Paul. A we cannot live but we can die together _ she spoke her native language and he his in their excitement. Then they were silent. She knew what he meant. Forgive him Reader he was French and a Frenchman a first idea in trouble is charcoal. That was it charcoal and an air tight room. She had no wish to die but her husband was her world and she would not exist without him. After a while sorrowful and ii dry in that gloomy room she was quite of his Way of thinking. She Only said a a wait until to night a he answered a you will Chere Amis. So they waited and at dusk began their preparations. They made their windows and their Chimney air tight and sat a fur mice in the Middle of the room. Thon Paul said a a i will bring Yon the charcoal. Friend the shopkeeper will wait some time for his Money but no matter he will not begin do it. He took a Basket and went out through the darkness to the Little shop to the in quiries of its owner he replied that a he was better would soon be Well As he said this his Eye rested on the charcoal and he smiled. The grower was unconscious. He Hont Over the Black fuel measuring it your Basket has a Holo in it a he said a the Coal will escape and soil Madame a neat floor wait i will repair it searching among the rubbish he found a piece of crumpled parch ment and Laid it in the Basket. A it is a por tramp tramp tramp. In tho prison Call i sit a thinking Motier dear of you and our Bright and Happy Homo to far away and tho Tara tto fill my Oyes Spito of All that i can do though i try to Hooi my Oom rados and to Gay. Conns ,.tramp, tramp tho Boya Aro Maro Bing 0, choir up condos they will come and beneath tho starry Flag to shall Brailio tho or again of tho Froyland in or own Bol Ovod Homo. In tho Battle front to stood a Whon Thoy Mado a Quot and Thoy swept us off a Hundred men or Intro. But Votoro to Road Hod their Linos. They wore boat on Bank dismayed and to Hoard tho cry of Vic by o or and of or. No Rush tramp tramp of snap to. So within tho prison be to Aro waiting for tho any that shall Homo to opon Wido tho Iron door and Tilo hollow oyo grows Bright and tho poor heart almost Gay As to think of Sooing Homo. In onus tramp tramp and friends onco More. Ramp a. Yes it most Havo been Brimstone for nothing else Conj a Havo produced such a stifling sensation a Well of All things a then began tho Roar of artillery with an occasional Volley of Small arms. In the midst of the tumult i heard a Low Swoot voice chanting a hymn of peace. A Man shall love his fellow Sang this Angels a cruel War shall to waged no More peace shall reign Industry shall meet its Fri Ward a Char Jef Fersky Davis. His health greatly impaired he is not sex. Peeled to live Long one Ege almost totally Blind and the other much impaired Quot a full details of his habits in in Rison condition of Clay and Mitchell. Corrosion Donco of the n. Y. Lorald fortiies8 Monroe july 17.�?from All the Seu roes of information i no Able to command d Fellows of the contents of the Garret of Monsieur noir deceased, Baid a i purchased it with a chaos of books and papers to wrap up my merchandise. See it suffices. Bon soil and Paul Dupont departed. He went Home intent on what seemed to was my him a very praiseworthy thing. He embraced Estelle fus toned the door and lit a Candle 1 that we May look upon each other Chere a sighed and then loft to task of kindling those fatal coals. To this end a Stretcher had been broken to pieces matches Lay ready Only paper was wanting. A there is some in the Basket a said Paul and Estelle Drew Forth not exactly paper hut Parchment an old deed something in French. As Estelle a eyes rested on it she saw her own name thrice repeated. In a moment she cried to Paul a where did this come from to and Poul instead of doing As Ono of our own countrymen would Havo done and bidding her not to chatter of unimportant matters at such a crisis said As politely As though there was no charcoal on the tapis a i have been told from the Garret of Mons. Noir deceased a a Paul a Paul Monsieur noir Grandfather. Do you read this dear Paul. _ and so he read it. It was a will bequeathing certain property Well Worth the having to Monsieur Jean Noirl a native of America and grand daughter of the testator amp cd a amp a. This was the property which had brought m s. Noir to Paris the will which had been supposed to be in existence but which had been vainly searched for for the very Good reason that Sumery grasping servants had unwittingly sold it with the other papers and Hooks and household refuse to dealers in push articles for a few sous. The grasping servants would not read. Neither could the polite shopkeeper of the Rue Deand but Tor that charcoal it is probable the document would have remained lost forever. Monsieur Paul Dupont and his wife did Light the Furnace until they had uns topped the windows. Then it was to make chocolate. _ mrs. Ruth bad proofs of her identity and insisted on her name until they were Esli blushed. After which Sho accepted the name Estelle again with Joy they were Rioh now and despite the surgeons verdict i doubt if Paul lost his Arm for some time since parisian periodicals were lauding q picture lie had painted. Was it a portrait of Eugenio or of her Napoleon a and to read a list of wondrous titled personages who have visited the atelier of Mon Sioux Paul Dupont. We heard a Good retort in the oars the other Day from a Tipsy scotch labourer who had carried in his hand a bottle of a fire water a with which to keep himself warm and Moisa fellow traveller wishing to poke a Little fun at him asked him what he had got in his bottle. A a Small Beer was the reply. A Well said the other a a fits Small Beer ill share it with Yon a no a answered Sawney a its too Small for two 1�?T a the laugh was on the Man in tho Good clothes who retired to his seat a sch Rohed but not scarce Parson who practices All he professes a Beauty who never feels proud when she dresses a lawyer whose honesty pleads for his Oli ent. A braggart whose courage is always defiant _ a a sensible Dandy an actual Friend philosophy publishing a Matney to lend a a skillful physician regardless of self a staunch politician forgetful of self a sour old inc Honor neatly arrayed Quot. And last though not rarest a Aho Erful old maid. Var Quot forty suits against detective Baker for releasing parties from arrest on. Payment of Large bribes ate about to be commenced in new Yor joining the 01 a very Well or. Jenks you know my opinion of secret perfectly my dear perfectly a said our Friend thrusting his hands into his pockets with All the Energy he could sustain. A and you will join a a done to you Best a a a no sir once for All i do not a consider my dear if you should be left a widow with nothing to support a a now a hat a ridiculous argument. Do you suppose or. Jenks a my dear or. a t a will you listen for a moment a a certainly a Well then much As i respect your wishes and you know i love you dearly it will be impossible for me to oblige you instance. I have sent in my document and to night no to be initiated mrs. Jenks opened her handsome eyes in amazement Anu for a moment was lost in wonder. A and you Are actually going to to initiated a a yes my dear a Well will you Tell to nil about it when you come Home a 1 perhaps so comforted by this Assurance the lady offered no further opposition and our hero took his departure. About the hour of eleven he returned n Wiser if not a better Man. Well my dear exclaimed mrs. Jenks a what did they do to you Liat is it Likou were you much frightened ? me All about it a a 1 done task me a gravely replied our Friendt a i beg you wont ask to a Why not in a your wife you know and wife and husband Are one. Why not a Ilner Kly said. Jenks a did you hear anything a a no nothing a silence my dear remember what Shaks Pearo says about sermons in stones books in running Brooks. If i should divulge it a w to my dear a. A tho patriarch of the lost tribes. Even now he May be at our window mercy on us ejaculated mrs. Jenks a How you do terrify a body. I in in in Shiva shiver All Over a if you done to want to be killed outright ask no More questions a a sure you can Tell to something about it an idea or two that to divulging you know what if you should in an unguarded moment let the secret out of Trust me it will be Safo in my Koep-ing.�?T. You will never Tell a Nevera not even to tour Mother. You know How gossiping some old ladies Are a ill never open my lips to her on the subject _ liable in exclaimed Jenks with a theatrical Start a Bear you nothing repeated Liis wife with unfeigned alarm. A a a tis Only the wind a mused our Friend a i thought it might be the grand Bashaw armed with his circumvent or and covered with the curious devices of tie order. Now listen if you love me for the sacrifice i am about to make is great and you must Seal your lips forever or. The subject a a Well my dear a said the lady with a Long drawn a you have often heard of the eat being let out of the bag a a yes.�?T. A Well i saw that cat to night a a real live cat a. A yes and an immense cat at that a Mon Strous cat. But you shall hear. You shall know All. Let me begin at the beginning that a right a exclaimed mrs. Jenks breathless with interest. On arriving at the Hall i was immediately seized by four smart Fellows and. Taken upon the roof of the build my. Here i was Tongue tied and compelled to answer about a Hundred questions All having a direct bearing on the science of astronomy a what a queer proceeding a exclaim a a mrs. Jenks. Now i answered those questions must Over remain i suppose a mystery to Mosul of a certain it is however,-1 did aus or every one although i did not know it till to night there a a dipper and a Ohair and a four horse team mid i done to know what else in the sky. Is it not a pity that this Beautiful science is so sadly _ a , what then a Quot a Why the next question is too absurd to he repeated a they wonted to know whether i took a newspaper and if to How much i owed the Printer. Fortunately i Hod just then paid my subscription otherwise i must have been a ejected As no Man con become an Odd fellow who owes a cent to the Printer /. Well i never a exclaimed mrs. Jenks Wlms an influence these newspapers do exert to be sure.�?T. Exactly but. Scarcely had i answered these queries satisfactorily when an immense up and we As quickly shot Down we mtg through the roof a of no 1 i suppose to. Took the stairs hut i was so Kuroly bound and Tongue tied. Hardly we got Down the apartment into which i was ushered was pitch dark and a Strong odor of Brimstone pervaded the room. Brimstone my dear ? Ity fills tho hearts of when this Hap-1 to Lere 1 no. Doubt Jeff. Davis is slowly but by Singer had leased a loud cry for cheap Sare y dec lining in health from his protract postage rent the air a imprisonment. Lie will hot oven Avail a How very Odd a himself of tho opportunities of exercise of a yes but just Liko these Odd follows they �0rondrilln�?T and 110 ha8 a Emilce of Are real reformers a replied our Friend. 10 Cru d walk about in it he Ohoro 1 Well my dear. But All the Long hours of each weary Day lie a Why then lights were prepared and i i Leattho barred Embr asure of his Ca Scinto signed the Constitution i 8ullen, silent speechless. With his Chin al a Well what of the cat of which you Wero 1 a pately resting on Ono hand and then on speaking a both he looks uniter fittingly through this a of nothing my dear Only Thoy let her a Penly a whore rest his eyes and what out and fora minute or two she appeared i oui hts stir that one can toll. Before Quito bewildered. It was the first time i had a i Mare to lie Bay Sod the passing ships and Ever seen that oat let out of the bag. But Llew a r.ap3 growing each Day into a won what struck to with tho greatest Awe was Drous Wrork of impregnable strength and to the appearance of tho lost tribes and the 0,. 0 8ky and fleeting Clouds and double jointed Bashaw who in a loud Volvo Bea ,blr<l3 Enid a a a a the boundless Freo continually Baidy a life is Short prepare for of. Be outer or. And mingling with that which is to come. Let All men have ta�80 8ghts comes that perpetual Mournful Charity and love their neighbor As them Refran it 1,10 sounds of tho Waves dashing up selves a whereupon the grand patriarch Arm on0 Beach Mere he is a prisoner and de with the Tail of tho great grand fathers und0r what circumstances and u Ude r what i authority arose and impressively adjourned Torr Llly c.llarse3 hanging Over him not a the meeting moment is he loft alone not a moment pass a Well i declare ejaculated mrs. Jenks , Borj,3 nut under tho vigilant Eye of a and this is joining the Odd Fellows a soldiers. There Isio escape through those Strong Iron bars. There is no escape through this cordon of muskets. There can he no attempt at Rescue from without. What wonder is it that that form has grown More Emit Oia ted those a he is More sunken those eyes More Lustrous that of of More wrinkled his hair whiter his words fewer his spirits sunk in perpetual gloom ? health has loft him Hope is gone that proud spirit is broken and the end. Is not far. I am writing no fancy sketch. T a a Quot yes but remember to keep All i have told you a profound secret a said Jenks with a half smothered chuckle As he buried his head in tho bed clothes to keep from laughing out right. Ancient roman farms. In the Early and More virtuous Ages of tho onion state to cultivation of the Fields 1 t 1 1. A and a few rude trades connected with it were Yin. A 1 1�?o a been a told to Daj to at the Only davl8 to ke0p3 up hl3 present prison the Host Husbandmen we to the most Hen de8poadenc� jul Noi a the ored and Many of the Moat ancient families 1 a received their names from their Success in a chaplain attends him. The cultivation of plants or tho rearing of yesterday or. Davis requested permission if f Iii a la. For a chaplain to Seo him. This is the second it is probable that al this Pond the ground request of this kind he Lias made since his was broken up Only by the Spade. Alt r arrival. Chaplain Iier foot was sent to his Ward when the farms were enlarged More cell. Iio greeted tho chaplain with warmth expeditious moans Wero discovered. Some of a it it is to you and this Book Holdim the by the Koman nodes of plow Ingaro still in Uso. Ble in his hand 1 must look Quot he said a a for i hey always slowed with oxen a single Consolation the chaplain talked to pair or sometimes three abreast yoked by him of his spiritual condition read to him the neck and horns. Passages from tho Bible and prayed with him. A he farm Housos Weie at first Little huts after the chaplain loft Davis appeared to be but they were soon enlarged to buit the in in much hotter spirits than lie has been for creasing possessions of tho owners. We some time past rend at a later period of Largo store houses and Gre Nenos cellars for wine and Oil barns together with separate buildings for the care and rearing of every species of Dom Ostio animals. A the kinds of Grain in common cultivation wore the Sauie As those known in Europe with the exception of Maize or Indian Corn which was first found in Fth is country a tire incent Mode of converting Grain into meal was by pounding it with an instrument something like the Pestal and mortar. Mueh care and attention was paid by the romans to tho roaring of cattle. Sheep were secured under cover during the Winter notwithstanding the mildness of the italian climate. Shearing time was a season of gon eral festivity. Goats were made As profitable to tho farm or As sheep. Their hair was clipped every year and Woven into a kind of course stuff and their milk was the chief Supply of the Dairy. The roman Farmers wore very superstitious. They refrained from All labor on the filth Day of the new Moon on the seventh and tenth Thoy planted vines and harnessed Young oxen to tho Yoke on the ninth they commenced a journey tho Skeleton of an asses head was Hung up to the Boundry of the farm to enrich the soil and drive away the effects of blight. The same Ligure carved in brass and crowned with vines was affixed As an ornament to their couches. La the Remote Ages the gardens of the romans contained Only a few of tho most common pot herbs and Orchard Trees. Tho More delicious fruits and More Beautiful Flowers were Insp diced at a much later period from Persia and other parts of Asia. The style of ornamental gardening was heavy and formal producing a gloomy Shade rather than displaying Beautiful so Emory. It was the fashion to fill the gardens with dark walks shaded with evergreens loaded with statues and bounded by High clipped Hedges. It is supposed that the romans knowledge of tia amp Fult Rution of the grape Aud of the Art of making wine from Greece. Thoy took great care of their vineyards and Laboured in cultivating the plants with much Art and Industry. The Modo of gathering and pressing the grape was the some that is now practice. The Vintage was a time of festival and tho rustics made merry with the performance of a rude kind of comedy and pouring out libations of new wine to Jur Pitfor and Venus. The wine appears to Havo differed Fri in that of modern times it was kept in jars formed like urns Samo of which 1110 said to have Boon so Large a to have Mado when filled a Load for a Yoke of oxen. They were commonly ranged in cellars but were sometimes buried in to Earth or even bedded cd solid masonry. The wine was usually kept to a great ago. It was held in less Laver than the wine of Greece and was much cheaper. Reading the Bidle. Iio reads the Biblo morning and evening. Recently i am told he protract these readings much More Thau at the commencement of his imprisonment lie co Ulysses Liis belief in the Bible and professes to have made it tho ruling guide of his life. It is evident Tomt Lio dues not Frinc a boing Quot Cinfio had exclusively to Reading the scriptures for lie sometimes clamors for a different style of literature i hut his request in this regard thus far has not been complied with. This refusal to extend his Reading privileges and not permitting him to write to his wife or Seo letters from her have formed tho Burden of jigs complaints. His eve sign growing More defective. If permission was Given him to have All the books lie wished he could not read much himself and from tho Comfort derived from them would have to rely mainly of others Reading to him. One ovo is now almost totally Blind and tho other gives indication of rapidly becoming so. Iio has complained lately of seeing objects double. He still wears his goggles during tho Day time. His daily routine. Picture of the red was Onoe applied to by a certain Noble my an to paint on Liis staircase a representation of the destruction of Pharoah s Host in tie red sea. fix upon the Price Hogarth been e acquainted with the e miserly Pond not of his Patron who was unwilling to give More than half tho real value of the picture. At last out of patience he agreed to his terms. In two or three Days the picture was ready. Tho Nobleman surprised at such expedition immediately called to examine it and found the Spaey Pui 11 ted al 1 Over red. A zounds 1�?T said the purchaser a what have. You Here i ordered a Steno of the red so. A the red sea you have a said the Painter. A but where Aro the israelite a it hey have All gone Oyer a and where Are the egyptians a a they Are All drowned. The misers confusion would Only to equalled by tho haste with which he paid the Bill. The biter was bitten. I of a a what a fool Quot said. Patty Prim when she heard of the capture of Jeff. Davis of course tho men would All run after him if he was dressed As a woman and he was Ente to be caught a life in prison is necessarily monotonous. With few it has Over Beon More so than with Davis. He rises pretty Early usually at five of clock in the morning. He takes a Bath the first thing using Salt water at first and winding up with fresh water. His bathing facilities Are limited Owonsia Tinglof a common Washtub half filled with Salt water a Wash Basin of fresh water coarse towels and soap. An army Blanket he converts into a temporary screen and bathos behind this. Iio is not very particular about his toilet the Fash Iun of combing his hair and All that but is exact upon the subject of cleanliness of his underclothing sheets towels amp a. Bath and toilet completed he reads Liis Bible and at half past eight has his breakfast. This is served him from or. Cravens table. The st nth Niento in some of the papers that a daughter of or. Craven brings him his food is in Correo. A Soldier brings his meals to him. Tea Toast and an egg or two or broiled Steak usually make up his breakfast. Ills appetite is very variable. General Milos May Call in to see him and past a few words or the officer of the guard May have something to say for Only these two except his physician in d the chaplain of course when he Calls Are allowed to speak to him. In con Vors ution lie has betrayed a anxiety and even determination to discuss the subject of the impossibility of Ever Oon voting him of treason. To throws Bunsold Back upon the question of state rights As Liis main Point of defense. For some time finding that All the discussion Ivas on his own Side he has kept silent on tho Subj not. Except these interruptions in the Way of conversation which it will a be understood Are not daily by any moans he passes most of his time till Hal past Thiee p. M., his dinner hour in looking at the window he smokes his Pine occasionally but is no great broker. Lie says tha much smoking makes him too nervous. After dinner he passes As he has supper at half past eight of clock and thou directly goes to bed. Ii sleeps pretty soundly but More so formerly than latterly. At first the Light kept burning in the room All night troubled him but he has become used to it and makes no complaint on the subject now As perhaps he knows it would do no goad if he did. Complaints and tit the guard. In previous letters i have do scribed or. Davis quarters and the guard placed Over him. Both continue the Bame As at he has been urgent to guard in his own room the rear room of tho Ca Sematen two Are kept constantly in both front and Back room and an officer with them removed and kept in tho Frant room. But his entreaty was of no Avail i next to desired that the guard in his own room might be allowed to stand instead of being kept walking but Here toe his request has not been complied late execution of tiie assassination conspirators. Thore is every reason to a Olieve that the sex coition of the assassination conspirators in Washington has been to Davi within tho past three or four Days. It is Oertl in that a great and marked change has come Over him and to his undoubted knowledge of this execution tho change is attrib tid Shis food is of Tlle be3t a Utility he has abundance of pure air and there is no special reason otherwise accounting for pros ont gloominess and decreasing health. Condition of or. Clat. Every Day or. Clay is improving in health lie still takes his morning hours walk and is in greatly improved physical condition on1 account of it or. Bancroft feeds him on to Pital diet yet in a ofic his. Constitution is id no condition to stand stronger food. He in very Lively and chatty if to can get any onh to talk with him and hip foul As to the fifi . John Mitchel. Nothing seems to affect the physique of or. Mitchel. To is apparently As Good in health As on the Day to was brought he goes barefooted most of the time. And takes things coolly and quietly. His manners Are not nor calculated to attach friends Ghim i am told that to has not lately expressed any fears As to the president pressing a Pardon upon him Soldier Bor Columbus Ohio journal Sava a among the Sharp boys in Sherman a army on the grand March was a graduate of the common so Bola of Northern Ohio the Only son of a widowed Mother. The fond Mother had no word from her son from the time the army loft Chattanooga till it reached Atlanta. Sho waited for tidings with much anxiety watching daily the newspaper reports. At length several Dayi after the taking of Atlanta had been announced a letter was brought her which read As follows. A a Atlanta. Dear Mother a Biilly by All right. Boda in due time Sherman Mii Rohed from Atlanta to Savannah. There was a flight behind Savannah. The widowed Mother read in the newspaper that the company to which her boy belonged was in that fight. With almost sleepless anxiety she waited for lows from him. One Day she received a note which read thus ,. ,. A Savannah. Dear Mother a bully boy got a Holo in Lys hide not bad. a in the March of events Sherman s men reached Wrt Hington were mustered out and tho company to which bib he of gel Cand to the capital of Ohio. Hero a bobs had his final honorable dish naga. And when to had Mado it a All rights w the the paymaster and was again a citizen lie sent tho following Telegram a c Lumbus -. B a Mother a bully Hoy Hom o to mor Row. Bib when Skol by it Friend the in a frequency and Brevity of Liis epistles Home had been mentioned Why lie did not write oftener and at grit or length he answered _ a bully boys got his Haver ask full. Kept Quot it nil to Tell by word of Mouth. Won t Hal have a Good time talking up the old lady a a those who knew the buy Aoe opt this answer As a Token of filial affection. If seriously wounded he knew his companions would promptly notify his friends and with eyes open and a retentive memory he treasured Bis experience trusting that Quot by his mothers Side at Home he would b Ime Day toll her All. A the meeting was no doubt a joyous one sticking to ones rights old stories very often have a forcible application to present times. The following anecdote to met with lately in an Exchange How is it John that you bring the Wagon Home in such a condition a. A i broke it driving Over a a a where a. A Back in tho Woods half a mile or there a but Why did you run again by the stump could t Yon see How to drive straight a a i did drive straight sir Rind that is the very reason that i drove Over it the stump was directly in the Middle of the Road a Why then did you not go round it a a because sir the stump had no right in the Middle of the Road and i bad a right in it. A True John tho stump ought not to he in the Road but i wonder that you were so fool ish is not to consider that it was therean that it was stronger than your Wagon a Why father do you think that i am always going to yield my rights ? not in i Arn determined to stick up to Thorn come what will. A a a but what is tho use John of standing up to rights when you get greater wrong by so doing a i shall stand up for them at All hazards a Well John All i have to say is this hereafter you must furnish your own wag of. Pat and ills rollicking hibernian of tho Light division in tho Peninsula was trudging along the Road i h a pig tied to a string behind him when is bad Luok would have lie was overtaken by Gen the salutation As May be supposed was not tho most cordial. A where did you steal that pig you plundering Ruscil a a what pig gone Rel a exclaimed Paddy turning a around with the most innocent surprise.,Why that pig you have a behind you you villain. A Well alien i protest general a rejoined Paddy nothing abashed Rind turning round to his four footed companion is if he had never seen him before a it is scandalous to think what a wicked world we live in and How Reid y folks Are to take away an honest boys character. Some blackguard wanting to get me into trouble has tied that Baste to Niy in touch Box. The general smiled and Rode on. Only a crime. A i Grams or quilt. A famous judge came late to court one Day in Busy season Whereat his clerk in great Surprise enquired of him the reason. A a child was born a his Honor Baid. And in a the Happy sire a an infant judge sir a a no a snid he a As yet to s but a crier a a Boston Post. J8j telegrams Are. Reee iced by the War department from new Orleans in Twenty four hours. Is always give a narrow minded Man a wide birth

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