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Weekly Cincinnati Times (Newspaper) - December 2, 1869, Cincinnati, Ohio--    -    ■    F«terr.tíon    of    tko    Union iritli jftloni fjo. iBdiffnnntly frown opon th. flrit d.wnins ot trory ntuwpt V> nUennta nny portion of the country from the reit, or to enfeeble the urred Uea which now link together the Tarioai parti "-tt't-mxortV. IVar-i Arrnm _1 THE CINCINNATI WEEKLT TipS-“lNOEPENDENT IN fill THINGS, NfUTRAL IN NOTHING,” VOL(’iME\X VI.-NO. 5(K________ _     OINTINNATl,    THUHSDAY,    l>K<    HMIIKII 3,    TWO    D0LLAK8 PKU YEaTl POETRY. WATFiSIlO 1 VvAfke»! in rvin nt thi tntn't .l >nri A «rthtn» 15 nl>    tk«    r^r. 1    At 4kff«ctiun'« c»u: Tft cthiTf '•»re wyo;-.*»:; ! wii tj-> Utt, SEUBOTEn STORY,^ MUS MKnUlOFWS FOKTl >K. I 4.0 w. ulil 1 »i'i^ -loh hrtoir’» fuli*t oiNjt, ¡ ^c .1 uií haj I » j, uiM 4i;rt) 1, J W?i»r» inJoitrr ivi’tl » rlilio f l« (oin, i »,i uoi, roii, •«'.natidii onJ |'4U.    j TlJT'Prli I i.av* loaihl ti, »b^J« of o,n- I IPDI    I 1.1    but T!,tif»b''i "bon n#»ror 1 *ent. i <'r. ivitUff I (iiurJ; 'tw»< trii.yand l.'W: Xli.thor liT rrfujr* ol la.«t 1 mo, f«. i‘ Iv'rUli .,r* ", 00 to wfl. juio f»:li *uest: Tbtre lEíoy 'nf r« ir.o In illtnco . 'Uibt re»t. TO WT WIFE. Afar frC'Ui tbpo! Tij .olituiio* T. i:tb »¡'.i!liniT iT.'i ,1* «rojad me be— The bin t, the beaniiful, the ■ v.'i-t rl .-ai. .'nly ttinb ol taae; C'i ibio, luc k>núc4i, b'valid.i, oct, My.-irlif.t anJ mj . til.v ■.tie; Vrh.'ut thro, I am a'l iinbleai, And nbi lly bIrat «iib thee alone, ■\f«r ^'11. tleo I Tha wofd, of praUe .My li.tloi» ear u.iheeJed rri-et. V r,.; e»r< tnof .«e.-o-.' I in better lay,, " ithout tl«e «• ovu’d DU lunaer eweet: *Ibi diain.Htji j, fame can bceU'ir liietb) c!c\M>r',l eye to ece. And lu th> cheek.' unuiiial flow, 'abou dcou'rt me nut ucnuciliy thee. Afar from ttee ; ThcnUht i, cme, I'ut «lumber- ¡''•om my lillow üt«: I cann-.-t rcat eo I,ir from notur. And my heart'» li-.m« ii, lu«e, with thee, I '»niel before the throne of rrayer. And t^rn. I know that thou art nigh, d ortioo uno .',i th eierj where, r>«nd.> uu ui i uth his yiaichtul eye, I ietbcr, in !li« Icved embrace, ,N . tan.a- can cur hearli ditije, F <Tf- tan I'l'ia the 'mediate simoe, I ihy a.'iecllna ferui bc-iie; Wv trat mi! tr.ime th u .«inks :• ,lea|>: Uut fiai, tha epirit fat and free; 01 ucicoiac La [, Ifht's sluoiocrs deep, Fur then, de.,t .r,c: I am ur.ii thee, THE WOBID WOCLD BE EglTEB FOB IF, If men cared Ic«« f:r "cailh and fame. And lei-- f •: i jt: -St-idi lad alory; l¡ writ ¡D human henr;- a n.auie he- -i, ; t, ;tcr than a .-on« and story! It n or instead of nur.d.a i tide, « on d learii t • hau- it and .ibhor It; II n ore reliid tn Lore to unide, lie World »..-dU ■ « tha batter Í t it, 1: men dealt irij in .-tc ks and lands. Ard;;, r it I ;, ,,nd deeds fratcrntl; ItTne'- w. rk hal more willii j h ittis to lina til' w- i la lu the sui-ernal I It men ,-t. red u| I e’r otl and wine. And on ar.r'-r ! ar hejrt< woullr 'arit; ll"'yours ' ar.J "n wftBidoncecoaibiae. Ihe wuilJ »uolu 1 e the better i-r it. If tor re w act the ;.',ty of Life, A fewer í¡ od m rehearsal; It r.i^' try 1 a! i ,h i;ac its knife, fill 1» od I.,. le n.. re ai.irersal; II ea-ti m, tray with afc.- *r, an. Had fewer blit i n.en tu a l"re it; .11 laUut sfcoi.e f..r Irath «! .n«. lie w.rlr wuitld be the Utter f:.r it. Un en were wise in !;t;le tMny<-A^eetinf less in all their leniints; If heart" b: 1 fewer rusted jlrin.-> r i.-ulate llu.r ily feeliny-; linten. when VV-. ^ oeaudown the r.ijht, I. o',; J -frike ; ,< •her and resK.rt it: If n.aie -iiaht in every tithi. ihe world wuuld ne ;ha UetMi for it. LOjlLi(i¿r. ' "fid down Í-. the mea l w at break of lay, j wn to lie moa 1 a. «"nJohn. Am lafcur .<w... am' i.a ,he iweaie.1 hay Hal ever thf run sLoaeun." Aré Join t.oct down to tie mcadow-lanj, Kat bt ,-:i\v nut tie cloetr saeel; An A the sky wa' fur he ui:.-.«M the snn, Xkoujh it reddtatil Ida Irow with heat. He Éi-'i.d the sun. an i he misseiitlia liiht— A Jd the W' rli etc r.ud up. i le down lillheeaaalt tha sis hi tl a r milo ¿o brijht. Add a iinsef-ui . ..-oy tuwn; Tiill.eeani! t the siflit of a yoiden head Add a fair and mi rry l.«ce. britl’anl' undwiihaluUekbound, He SUL west cj' tn its | lace. 'Xhesnn went up and the iifht came down, .And :lo held r.a- all a«iow. AM:lo bn- uaart kept tima to the merry rhyme Of the iCi] era' -• ul* heluw. And Mary laueb"! at her larer'i mood .A. .-'no turned troto his fond caress. Th aal tie luui'n wiad blew ftum herUpjio true, Tleswevt Utiie aiiirer, "Yea.” "Oh. wherefi re toti*df" «aid Fasnter tJrayt •'d . elerefutesu aUd. son lohn" h ur the storm t -day spoilud the sweetest bay Hat avar tha sun sbune on," But John knew nothint of the rain or Sood, Ard noil.Of of ruined lay— F-r the Í0» ere of joy •-• tteUrmer'sb.y Vf itv euatterad a»un* lha way. And merry tha wedding bells rang cat, A: d Biert) the pii>ers did i lai At tie a -Iden dawn uf ibt h»ppy morn Xtat Uahered the uarriage day. THB BAIL. lY GEOl ieE II. CI.ARll. n Abe fa! ejtu t'le *. of all rf a-.iitn--hib", ytUir.i! ’•»[ -ily Iher* V W-- Í wi.h r-twvw4.:. L,. Aiix..- w'.;* .Il—' lothin^' “FdUly tir,*'l ’—w.« t, W .lict I mat him In th' c ir«, W* ere resiun»dlr be Sat; llis hair was tali ol lust; And so waa bis eratat; lie was iurthenuu'e emuelliihlJ Bya tiu-ct in Us lat. Ther ,n iu-t r t-.-uehcl his atm. And w ;k- fr o. „ nap, W Un he ga' e bi> tee llnglUI-a As adtnoni-., s ..ap, Anihiit: • Is the y.II ■ le'tereJ cap. ' laup-hlng ict'-. talk, M e rattled or, our way. A' ith tilutloBi to }ha cr ips That aluPg ila maaduw lay— Wheriopoi, hla «yaa rara lit With a If cralutira ray, Ihi baaii' «f many msn tVerc b-iihingaa In sleep. At d many babiei liAtd Tteir Tolces up to waep; Si ail* tha eval dust darkly fall On tlv buinaU In a heap. Ail tha wltle tha awayingcart K' I t rnn.l i-nr u'er lha rsll. Aid th* lreyueuiwiuitl«i»nt bhriek) uf *ngaisk to tha gala; And th* cin l*ri i »ttir*l d an ‘It. tie srimy fiour Uk* narl. Vhea sudiUnly a Jar, /.nd a Ibrlr* r*ii«*t«'l knmp, . A‘,4U*40.a,,m.Mle «Ikra) 11- K. theif laa» cmhiotis iuniji-k'or Ibey diauicd lb* •uuadlo b* He Ir.e'i aiit ttuiup. .A It lintoting crash below, A I. .Ill (■.rt i liastwitch. As th* ten l«r g»i ea lu—h Ififui.dtac I'ri'ig •‘«il'h. Aid a iiauslr • mMs i.f Inen i.»y writliu* in the di'.th. AVIib a i*lpit*iing'jeiirt My Im i.'i e, -4)i I lo rlic, Tbetr werebrti • . on I;, liiu'.s Al! '-'e'» i •-«..* I,,. *ye., I • Al l ki- ii — w ■ ol th* hu » of I duii liS wlub he ai«*. T we* «-*ry w«fl cowtfp. it. *» ■! ilia With thy iif«j iiul ini u.ulu ,1 I'iaiid I . ■ i. d * ■ Ml iiri'e -!’«ln»thrf»r«o i. 1 By kis lawytt and li* wtfli, A’ Ihr wr'T' «a the re-'i't. Ip hi ■ oiii*. way. as f-.|,uw.: 'diei 1.,»' 4.» ..Bi' up II lit* A    : l-y.; .'I,!..., V. Iv. iw ..,1. I '•'..I p: ..¡,¡ 0 I't    nundred.i    ilittJ. Of TUB UIUCI IIPI, V*g '.'ir w«,« In ill i-.'i inii*h alow.: Vi ah'dd'tr tuu lar It w «II our kind; Í . I»'.', V4,i„ d .ftu ...I *1 1 a. ,«n. 1 ol, i>, 1,1 , lha wa.ik and ticli Ir , ILul | T o <fi> II. ■! . r* .. ,t.e>' an • ' «m I'd fi, V e Bn an d pa«. u| m UP ulhir lid*. Tla sibet «11- 1* tf I'lnp »mn. ‘S. end w ,ri By'i Mi Ii- |.    ' Hr ill ih« l,r; SA hnaIII-1:., i I n.*d *n*i wi lam' ainl laoarl I. 1.11 m II. ir tliai a;, umro I l*u Ws> 'I ,r BiSit l**nii ««* ( IT e.if li rl I',* guide; Hcplt.J u. lil ,i| B Ihe olh' r ill*. |l .h |.| 1 It .i:r« 'l.n I II *c I w‘h* to I' me I»*- 111 lit * |inj w nn.t .f (I'leknh oaesi 1 I l*:r tl* tuiiiien, *iiU th* .1"* thd .iir*, Aa* 1.1 Ihiiu X ■ lit iUvaii of llaillBI Ja.itul. w* to k ahoiii. th* w.T I. wil*. Ai-lip at fai. I) .u tbr ului t ,ida. AA, rieal. at.i hr"ih*ri, tlillai down th* lluesi I' |i t*«l*r. . I i-.« I II ailing **i-h an 1 til i.irrn I ■ I I r and laaril 11 I II.» t'lriliint ealll hMii'St uk Us* «lli*r .1 I liid U*. (iMSi I fi'n>) 111. A\> illil not m*et again for *001* Jay* after liiia, aiiJ tint 1 naw her, which wa* on fiaiiday at church with Lor chtlJrou, it pwwUikJ iailKwiuto I ui.' Ic l>*!ia'uJ:i Um imtlity o( tne alrangv pcene we Mail to te-('cntW {taaetJ tliroiigli togrlher. The cklui curtain 01 orJiiiure J«coruiui and iirJin.trjr friruJliiitow had ri eu fur k mumeul from Mr*. Merride*’* iinexuitid eiislcncie, re-veklsni 1 woman t)i«lracieJ by « priiuiuTe MO«c uf juclio' rarnding her uwn aoul, a* it weir, in eunder. and doing, in a|iii« uf her-■cU and all her beat iuaincte, wUai ahe felt war right. That *ii« aliould have any aefikraie from her cuiidceo had never occurred U> auyhody h«for*. Yat, fur one day, 1 had ee«u her redet and ignore the cUiui* of her children, and act like an individual being. When I aaw her again the wim once more the mother and uolhing mote, cutiug her *ye* over her little ck, (cgiiiaaiil, one could tee, of the perfection or imucrftciion of every fold and line of tneir «Ireeiiee, keeping her al-lention upon eaib, from lillle Mitljr, who waa reetleM and couid not be kepliiutet, up tc Janet, who eat demure, and already taught the eye of viiiiloni a« one of the preu tiVt girla of I'inglebeld. .'Ira MernJew remarked all with a vigilant mother'* eye, ami aa 1 giieii acroes at her in her )>ew,it w*e all but impoeeible for me to beheve that Ihia wae the eame woman who had clung eo convuleively lo ray arm, whoee lace had been eo worn and holloweil oat wilh aullering, iiow could it he ihe mme woman'? true who had aullereJ poor John Habir.gtoii to love her,—an 1 iheu bad cast him cilf, and married her ft icnd'a lover in-•tead; who had eitahliahcd ao tirm an empire over a m.m’a ht^t, that, after twenty ye.vre, he had remem\ted her etdl with luch intenchy of feeling. Hu* Janet would have oiened her big eyec bad it been ►tiygeelcil to her tliai her mother could have any pr.wer over man’» heart; or, indeed, could l>e(xcupied wi'h anything more lout h-itg or important than her children’* frock* ot her bulcher'a bilL-: I fear 1 did not pty much altemion to the aervioe thu maraing, 1 eould not but gaze at them, and wonder whether, for iuntance, Mr. Merridew him-*elf, who had come back from circuit, and. wa-i sealed rceiieclably with hi* family iu church, yawning di.-iereelly over Mr. Dam-etel'.-i sermon, remembercj anything at all, for hi* p'lrt, if Matilda Babington or her iirilLer. Probably Le preferred to ignore the su’ joct altogether,—or, perhaj wuuld laugh with a .ente of gratiiled vanity liiat there bad been "a row,’’ when the Iransfer-errc of hi' aieclion-i wan diacoveted. And there she sat by l i* aide who h’d,—hid ahe lietraytd hi* ccnlidcnceT waa she untrue to him being th'i time true to her friend*? The ipiwliou hcwiidereii me »o that my mind went groping about it and aVjiit iU (hicc, I 'iir the had beta fal'e lo tlioae whore há ,d she ate, and chji* love in-íttadof‘‘nendsh:¡i. Xoiv w.nshe fa! nearcit tf tie*, the clbrtert ■hip", wiUir.g i-at -dy there h he., s' _5thiB¿: the woman was '.vLo looked toth-. |ai*ide wcwld a mere pattern o! all dome'tie '.irtu**, without any epedal inteii’t aho '.t h*r, a wi'e devoted to her hasbs'd'n iniere't, a rnolLer wrapped up, a* peO(i!c aay, in her chi’dieii? I could not make up iiy uind wbit lo think. “I hope yon got thnngh y inr bii.ioe<* comfortably," Mr*. .<,ien'>T said 11 me aa wa walked home fr-.. : th .-.b. “With Mrs. Merrii *’* a=siitarce.’’«aid Lady Isabella, wbo was laiirtcal. And the Meriidews heard their ovn name, auj stopped to join in the converuli in. “What LI that about my wi'?" he sail. “Did Mr*. M i-grave have Mrs. M'rrldew’s as*i«tance about ionitihing? I hope it wis only shopping. M'hen you ha"e btiiiiie-. you rhoul'l coneult me. She isa goose, and kn^'* nothing about it.” don’t think ahe is a goose,” said T. ‘•No, perhap.i not in her own way,” said the rertne hush.snd,; “but evcy woman is a goose about bu-dncs-s-I lieg your paidoii, Udie«, but a?- :re joa I mran it »e . coriiplituei *. I tie a •roman 0'bus!-n«se. Rhoppiiig is (jni.e a difl'erenl mitter,’’ he added, and laughed, tijod heavens! if he had only known whit a fo'il he l-Tiked, bedde the .ilent woman who gave me a little warning glance and c-ilored a little, and turned away her heal 10 i»jie«k to little Matty, who wa.' clinging to htr skirt*. erfecl motlier' tliinking more (you would lavesaid, of Matly’a little ‘rills and Janet's Ixinnet. ring* than of anythi.ngelse in life. And that was all aboui it. The e inmer went on and turned to autawn and to winter and to spring again, with that serene progrendon of nature which nothing ob-rt.uclr: and the children grew, and the Merridew* were as p lor a* erer managing a pcu ftd to make both ends meet, but al-way* just a little short s,jmewhcre, with their servauU choeen on the same piinciiile of «upplemenling each other’s imperfert Mrvice as that Janet ha l annoiinceil to me. For one thing, they kept their sep'ints a long time, which I have notireil is chir-acterirtic of huiucholds not very rich n.t very “particular.’ kVhen you allow such pleas to tell in favor of an Imi erfeio hiase-inaid I* that -’ e la pood to the children, or doea not mind helping the cook, there ii no reasou why Mary, if she doc* not inarry in the mean time, ihonbi not slay with v iii a hundred year*. And the Merridews’ aer-viiila accordingly stijed, and looked very friendly at you whsn you went to call, and did their work not very well, with m 'h su|H‘rrwitn and evssjieraticn freapeeti on the jiart of the 'nolher and di'ig Put the family wo« no p>.rer. thrugii wa* no richer. Th* on'r evidsno^of cir ex|ieditioD to town which I ciuld not note waa, that it h*<! jirodnced a new pucker on Mrs. Merridew’s lirow. Pbehad luokeJtaf-fitieirtly ai*fi ->'»s ty tiui** helor*, but the rew puikerbid aotoething more than tnxi-ely 10 iu There waa a eeus* of *om*tliing lietler that might have been; a sense of somslbirg lo t,—a s ipii-ion of bltlernesa. How uli this ^ihl heox|ires«e.l hy one lino o.u a smooth while ford., vd I'cir.nut ex-plain; hut to-One it was so. >uw and ll.en, too, a chance illti'ur would le tiisde which rei'tlliHl what lud LapieiiMl atill more plainly. For Instioce, 1 chsiKtd lo U I siting ot* afternoon, wlii-n Mr. ,'feiriJew came hums earliir thtii u«ual froin tiiwiu We were siitiug ovar our Cve-o'clwk tea, with a few uf th* children ■rrambling about the II >or and Janet working In the tiirner. 11» look (h* Oi liiury |»jsiiion ol a man who hod ju't com* home, wilh hi- hwk loth* fire, :ird r«garilixl 11* with that beievolent coiitetnpt which men gsnc'ally think it rigid to ethihit fit wotiin unr their tea; and fvrrylhlng arts an ordinary awd pltatanl,lhit I for on* was ta'sen «idirsly by surprbir, and nearly Ut (itll ih> tup In my hand when haspoki-. ‘ k doti I ki.iiw whelhrr you saw .l.ihii Uabingion's dfiuk in Tti*Ttiiu 1 ihre.v or (• ir aiontb-. *g<>, Jt lel," he «id, "did yon'* Why did you t.i ver nuuti -o It? It ia old that 1 sbould nut have brsi 1. I ui*t h i|*u III day loinliig o.t of AiiifoU'*, whet* 1 hiithcd, ill Iadiprisllgho;' iiioiiriiti g th»i 1 «4-1,111* •larlicd. Alt llir Kotid might bar* l.svn drsd tu lo k si h»i. And do you know ah* give ni* a look at If he '«told tiav* •poken. Ai! that U s-l bmg 1.*st that It '• ildiculotu keeping up malice. *i>h yi u W! uld call next liui* yu 1 ar«' In tiiwn to ask for Iht old l»<ly. I’our Jubo'v death most hai* U»n a a» I luaa lo them I heal llial there was some fnr that he had 1*1 hi pro|ierty aw*y from hla luulher and ' slstfr. Ilut It liirnfd out a fal** r*purl," I did not dar* tu Itsk at Mrs. Urirhlaw to )«• liii* sL( bore it; but b*r v -ii * rep!|»d i|iiit* calmly wltliutil any lir*ak. a* if th* tviimi-alioJi «a* ou tlie luurt ordinary aub- JfSl,-- "W1 ere ^djBu aa*tta¿. to get 10 mu 'h ur«~?"    !• from the .Amyflt-.” h* aald, “*V-ki .-w all    v' u    ¡1. M . ¡Ms, y    1    know, 1» T gfrl”    ,-*;ih    thi'. I    alM .iigh    of    odious nian 'il’tie var ity wl:!i-l. I k‘ - u iu i;iy li< irl he Wuuld be guilty of), “married a eoudn of .Vmyctl’s. am! 1» g.llhg -00 very well, lliy ?sy. r-it thL.k u.e; ,ii--sliun, .liter. 1    think    .1; tl;!:    dh'-.u --    -    liiuc ¡‘ w.old Is-en    -ir 11, •    tu    . an.l .on.”    •    “ ‘ 1 car.nol tl ink ibey won!'! li’sc to »e* ni«i, tu a,” rhe said, in a low vol..-*. Then I venttitKl tc Icol at l.-r. Slic wa- *».u«l in sn ai giilsr, rigll wsT,wi!h hcrslioiilileisatid ellipws s<niar<si lo lu-r work, and the c -r-cers of her mouth pursf.1 up, which wu’tM liiv.' given to asy mrscry o'.xorvsr the wimr iniprewilon it did to her hii'hsnd. "Ill* hsial you Wumen are!” he aaid. ‘¡Trust you for never forgiving or forgetting. 1' lur old lady, T sb .u'd have Ih luglil •nyUidy would h.ive pitie.1 her. But, huw-cyer, it is n. lie of my bu-inc «. As fur Ftlen, she is a very hand-> ime woman, though -he i,' n • so Tr-ung as she one* w.n. 1 -1 mid rot wonder if she were to mi'ke a eoud msrri.sge even now. Ts it p.v'sible, Janet, after being so fon 1 of her,—o* pte-Ifnding to lie, how cun I tell? -tint vou wotild not like to say a kind word to Ellen p (.»•?■’ “.She would not think it kind from tie,” s.tid Mrs. Merridew, still rigll, never riii-ing her eyes fr im her w.>rk. ’■I think ah* would, but at all eventa you might try,” he sitd. .\!1 her answer wav to shake her head, and he went a wav to hiv dre-sli :;-roou’, -hrugging his gii-i ihícrs and nodding head in l-ewildcred comment* in him-flf on whit hecon idercd the liard-hc.rtednesR of woman. As for me, I kept tockingatlierwilh *ynipillietie eyes, thinking at least she wonid give her-eif Ihe cam-fort of a oontidenlial ghnce. But she did not. It aeemeil llntl she wav deleriuiueil t > ignore the matter, even to ms.” “1 wish p,ipa would lake as ni'icli intov-«et in us pour girl* at home as he does in f iler jet pie that don’t belong to him,” sa'id Janet. “Mamma, I nev.'r tan jderr this tomtike it long em igh. It may do fir .Marian” (who was her next aL<ter), “but it will never do fur me.” ‘ Yon arc so ce-'!y discouraged,” avid Mrs. Merridew. “I.ei m • look at il. Y lu gir!s are alway.v making difS ’iltie'. f'uder the llource. your jiec’ng, i« yiui call it, will never b* seen. Th.--efl unoes,” slis added, wilh a little laugh w lii..h I knew w.iv hysterical, “ate bles-ing* to p lor folks.” “1 ams' .el y’cii’tth'nk there is anything to Ian?h f.t,” Slid ) 0 r Janet, aim jv eryin ;, ‘•when yon think of .N'elly Forti' inl all the other gills, with their dre> all new and fresh from Ihe dressmaker’s, and oo trouble; while I hare only mamma’s old gown, that she wore when she wv twenty, 10 turn, and paleb, and j-iece,—and nut long enough after all!’’ "Then ytu ahould uot grow so,” s.iid her motfcer, “and you ought to be thankful the old fasiiiiiu haarome in acain, and my old gown can be made of use.” But av she sjioke ahe tuned round and gave ms a look. 'Ihe tears were in her eyes, au.l that j.u scr, 0, ao d.iej.’y marked, i- her fo ■-i.fsd. 1 fell .fiiuld have ’>!> .1 »t lU—t. .‘*    ^ »’ ./ k . <\ I au. ;i;t*, UfJre t,' re „”jed ' vision uf Ellen EabicgUn ’■ b.‘c pi-.jfound mourning, ru-tling p.*. Mr. Merriiewon the Blair», wilh he.ap* ;. c.july crape, no diubt, and lL»t rich bla;,'» silk wi’h which j.euple c insole lhem*rlvea i.n Uieir fiist imurning. How cocM they take it all without a word? The afiar ptng that comes almivt icevitaldy at the back of a •ciince was tesriug Mrs, I'erridew'* heart. 1 fvlt it go through toy own and ao I knew, r-h* niul done jit imbly, but'she could not fuigei .hut rhe had done il. Dofo she ever fort-et? Ard then as 1 went home I fell inti a n'szesetiin. Had she a right to do it. To sit al table wiib that unanspicioiis msn, and j.ut her arm in his, and l-e af his side contiiiiiallv, and all the lime be / to him. Falsely Uiie! 1 could col get the word* ont ol my mind. IV. I do rot remember bow long it was till I saw in The Times the intimation of old Mrs. I!ib;ngt'n’a death. 1 think it must have lieen about tw • year', for Janet was eighteen, BPtl lee- dirconUn'ieil with things in general, lie»idea Iwing a great deal more con'eiited than ei'her her friends or Li* desire wilh thu civilities of young Biscliam fri the I’riory, who was alw.iys coming - ver to I’ce hi* aunt, and alw.iys throwing himself in the gill’s way. He had nothing niejit Ilia ctminii'ri-in and a huodrcel and l ily ;i jf *r wliieh his father r.üow'.al him, si:d »he Lad nolliing at all; i-n I, naturally they took lo each 1 iher. It Li th’s that makes me rtia.llecl what year it wa*. We hid never lefen-d to the matter in otir fr- g u nt talks, Mr*. Merridew and I. But after the inlitr ition in The Tiro**, she liervHf broke the silence. KI * cam* to me the very n-xt day. “Bid ytsi see it in the jnpen?” she sikfd, plrnging willuiit pre'se- into the 11 art 01 the subifct, and 1 could n -t pretend not to ueder- vnd. “Vf',” I said, “1 saw il,” and then slip-jfd ft'or*. not knowing what to say. Khc bad been wearing herself in those two ye.ari as all Ihe previous t*->»s in v. hich 1 ha! know* her had not worn her. " .u r 'ltkfl ova* m-Te develojM d on her fure-I v*d: ihe was le-s j itiunt and easlljr fretted, ^kc nsd grown Ibin, and aumething of a -'larp Icne had come into her siift motherly Tl ’'■P. 1;* (iaifsihe will:!d bf almost ijueru-loiis; and nob'dy but ny**lf knew in th* lea-t whrnce li e drop of gall cam* that had so sc-ldenly shown itself in her niture. Khe hal fretltd under her secret, end over bet lacriftoe,—the ascriüc* wliiah n*d never b<en tsUgk'^ie of, but b*d been oilmly arceji'iaWsa rigM. Now she came to me t '.lf wild, with lha loik of a creature diiven to Lay. "It was fur her I did it,” «he vjid; "she bid tiwavs been so ¡letli d ami c*re«t for all I 'l- I’fe. biie did nm kn'•    .leny ler**lf: I did it for her, rot i ir 1, l-n. (I Mia. Miisgrave, 1 lunuot tell ytm how fund J as-ii cf that girl! And you «aw hot.- sh* locked at me. .Never .ui* w .rd, never even aglaiiceuf resti'inw; and I sujip-jie n iw --” "My d*ar,’ I sild, yi .; riunot tell yet; !f| u' w it .iii‘l ;<**: luiw li st lier m'-tbér is g'I e her heart may Iv s flencd. I>> not l»ke any «leje just vet.” "Ktijt'l” she erieil. ‘'What stejn can I lake now? I have llir V» aliegslher awar fr.iin n;e wl. it might h' ■' Itcun of aucli 'i*e lo ill* rhildien. 1 li.ave Iwaii fats* to my own tliililicn. I' John meint it to b'uf us# lo us.” And thin she turc.-d tway Wfoiight tu aiich a jKiiot that notlilrg hut lei:*c<)ul I relieve Lvr M’hen slu; Im 1 < tir.l si.i; vui Isitlrr, and went hoiiie tu all her little ra i-niti ir us cures ag.iin, to tbiiik and tb'uk, • id iiiiiiglu 11 tl dr-p uf gill iniiw and more in the family cup. .Mr. .'lerridaw was n,u:ii sb'snt on ii< til at lliii tims, • lilch waa at uiiiw a rviicf and a tnuible lo hia wie. And cvirjhudy ic'nark*! thu thii gv upon her. “Hlie IS gtiinij lo have a Imd lllne*»,” Mr», Kpsncer raul. “I’lwir lM||, I duii'l wi-Ldti, with all thi«Mi cliP liunPti 1 inVii-■I irrvsnts, and so tumii !■ di. 1 have Mill It (iiiiilpg nil fur a long tiiuv. A strl-'II illiiiss is .1 dangvroU* ll.iii^ ut lu r iigc. All liii flrtnglh li»*a dn-ni*I mit 11? hi ail time lo he ti lv, and fivl herself a womsn She came in bv the winduw us n'uti, bu' c'-.-sed it after fer, tho igh it waa very hot. “.'!*«■ 1 Cum* and sjic.ak lo yiMi?” she siid in a whisjicr, crcejúng ijiile doee to my s'le. *‘0r course, my iK ;r; I-ul why did you slim the wii.di ' «aid I; “wu -1...11 be *uf-fiw.iUd if yuu «bul out till air.” "It ia Imv.iusc it ia a',” she siid. “Mís.    till me, U Uu-.'t atiyiUw;g wiuiig will uitm.ui’ ' _“\Viu4.g!” 1 aaid, turning u,*ju lur in dhmay. "1 coji't Lelji it,’’ cried Janet, bui-.ti,i„ into Uat,«. *'! duii’t believe mtmiu'cvi-Jld anything wrong. 1 can’t believe il; boL ihtu Las been a woman (pie«lioniiig me ao, 1 don’t kiiuw what tu think.’’ ‘‘.V woni.iniiiieiliot.iiig you?" ‘‘J.isten,” «id Jamt, ha-lily. “T’i’iu is how it waa; 1 was walking down to the l>in-gie asiuss the üe’ul.s,—<) Mrs. Musgrav.: tiear, don’t aty ai.Tlhing; it was only poor M’iilic Biishau, who wanted lo say go'id-hy to me,—aod all al once 1 saw a UIl laJy ill moiiinitig looking at nt aa we ji-s seJ. Khe lame up U) u just at thestile al liood-man'a farm, and 1 iLuughl she wauted to ark the way; but instead of that, sh* stop-jied me and lookesi al me. ‘I heard you called Janet,’ uhe said: ‘1 haj once a ftiend who was laiied Janet, anJ it i« not a common name. Do you live here? i* your mi'lher living? and well? and how many children are il;eri? I slioul 1 like to know if you l-elong to mv old friend.’ “And shat ¿id you say.''' "AVhat I'uld 1 s:iy, Mrs. Miisgrave? Khe did nut look cri'ss or disagrceatilc, and she was a lady; 1 said who 1 was, and mam on was tut uuile well, and that there were tea uf u.-; and then she Liegau tu 1, lUaiiuu me alsiul maiiima. Did .-he go out a great de.d; and ww she tall or short; and had *lie jiretty eyes ‘like miue,' she said; and wa* her name Junct like mine; aud ihun, when I bad a.itwereJ liera* well a* 1 co'oid, she aaid, ‘I was nut '0 fay a w.-rd 10 iinmma; perhips it ia not the Janet I onej knew,’ ahe .•said; ‘don’t say anything to her’; and then she went away, I knew 1 might tell you, Mr*. Mu grave; ú;¡s like sumeliiing in a bjo’s, is it not, when j ec| le are trying to find out - -0, you don’t think I can have done any harm to»?'’ Janet 'was »o .niofli agitated tli.illt was all I could doteijiilether down. “And I never .-.aid gocd liv to puor little AVillie, after all,” sht >aid, with mure tears when she L t l rallied a li;tif, 1 tli'.ugli! it better she should not tell her uotLcr, tkoiigh one ie^-. ry reluctant to say so to a girl; for ftVillie Bis-cham was a secret too. But he wa.s going away, jioor fcUow, nn-l p;Mi),i’oly nothing would ever of it. I made a little cuUiprom’itc mí;1i luy ow u sense of right. “ 'I-urget it, Janet, and say no'.luiig about k; jitrhii|)« it was sume one else u'’er a!!; and if you will promhe not to meet Mr. Bis-chant again—” "He gfws lo-niglit,” said Janet, with a rueful k-uk; and ibu* it was evident that on that point there was nothin.g more to He raid. "Hew did you v-n'me to lake an» step» in it without consulting me'"’ he aaid. “I tliou«hl—1 thought—” ahe aUumered niwler herlirci’li, "You thmight I might have b--«n leiii|i!«l by the money,” he a«td, taking an ither walk Ihniiigh the rujin, while *he *al ete-t in lur tfirvr, a.'rahl tf him. It wa« «.oui* time bekre he s|„ ke again. No doubt he was vexed by her of Ir • i; d wouril-ed lijf the l.iny -¿hace. Bu', 1 t ave -j r'ft, lo Ihr ihoujfftas leat wv i Jeistfi.g ;hrout*i hit luiiiJ. At tail h. tali.'o l-i a -idden I vs e liefore her. “Ard jierliiipi ? lU were ri.tht, Janet," he sr.; I dnwin,' a long lireslli. “1 am g'ad puw to have bi“-n free uf the tfii'jit.'.iion. It was no‘ to tell me,- spd yet J think you lid well." Mr-. Merridew gave a little rbuked cry, and then -rhe fell back on the acfa,—fell into my arms. I h'd felt she might do it, so alrange wx« her Ictk.ard had j.tueil nir-elf thereon But ihe had n't fai'nleil, av 1 e\-jiecifd. She lay rilent ;‘or a moment, with her rjM cloaed, and then she burst into team. I livl no right lo be 'here; hut they both detaire<l me, lioth the hu«b*nd ami wife, and 1 could not get away tmii! she had re-covcreti herself, and it was evident that wLst Lad heeii a trxginal barrier beiw.'sn ll.em waa now become i matter of butiness, tu be difcu--ed iis alTcoling ihtm bo.b. "It «an (juile rigbt the old lady nh-iild 1 avr it, Mr. Mcriidevv said, as he went wilh me to the du- r, “(juile right.'. di.l only wh It wa« right ■ but now I mu.v'. take it into iiiy own hand.a.” "And annul what she ha* done?” I asked. “We must conuitt over that,” lie said. “Ellen BsLinpton, who h.n been soungr.Ue-ful to my wife, i* iiuite a diflereut jieoiou from hr; mother. But 1 will do uolhing Mrs. Mtrridcw's wiil,” And so I left them tocon.vult over their own afl'.iirs. 1 had tieen thrust into il against my own will; but ttill it was entirely their alfuir, and no hmiiiesso' mine. Mrs. Kjiencersnd Laly Isabella called lo me from ibrir lawn as 1 went out lo ask how Mrs. Merridew was, and shook their htadi over her. “Khe should bavejhe doctor,” s.aid Mrs. Sivenrcr. “But the doctor would not jiay her bills for her.” said Lady Isalieila. And I had loaiiswtr meekly, a» if I knew rvi'.iing about it, “1 don't think it is her bills.” 1 hi." conservation det.iinsd me sortie time from my own hriHe; aid when I reached TOT cottage, my maid stood by the gate, lookirgout forme, sh'ding her eyes with her hards. It waa to ..eft me there was a lady wafting for me i* 'he drawing-room — “A tall Isdy in motirni'’g.” And in a moment my heart amotc me for aouie bard thonglits, and L^iiew v Jio my viaitor was. I found her seated by my tible, very jiale, but tpiiu aelf-pos-eesrd. Khe rose wbcu I went in, and bvgaii tu evokin. “Yon don’t know irt," she said. “I luye no rigbt lo come to you but on ■« y'lii cvnie to^ » ila Mrs. Mt rr «'sw ^ Be hapv you . imemL'etne m w? 1 a ‘i'leif mUinjfti.n. ' t'.—mr bro‘'-'“r’6 I w.nt I , '' you b- Slid wUd>«r tb* will be able tu re "Di ii'l he *0 fiiiisreal,” said Daily I«-balh; ' she liM smii’hiwg ui, her to u I.” "I think II k Iwr he u;li,” .lid Mr I. K| I' i-t r; and Wc all ihuwk ulf hcajr oft her sltori'l h'uks. I had a fiighl, lio, aonl* day' ■ftsr, «bill Juiici came lu in*, louking vnr l«le. Hli* trtjil in «ilh an air uf Mirx'f wbhli «as v<iy atrtiig* lu the giil. K'l* l< • lird «iiied and li*r hall was pu«h.<d up wildly Iruia h*r luishnul, and h*i ligut •wu.iiivr dirs* ailt!u4y and diaggiiig, wl.i.h •u unlike Jauel, fur she had U^uu by thU This was in the middle of tha weciii and on .‘'aturdij ,.ilr. Merridew was ei,Hi vL \ Lome. 1!' •,wi.'e was iil, though uheneviT i b--'d been ii'^viiur^^ lu.. tijyi uj.» n»J    {ip'    J the wa! of temper,'' and irriiabie, ani !    -    -J wreiclied. Inbink she had iu.idc certain ' s'lVibir,«I csn ■.•> that Ellen vlo'uid write, and m.’ne som--|.rfij<iiiai 10 her; and as the days went on one by ¡one, and no Utter cauie—besides it was just tlic moment ihev hid decid.-1 sguinrt seiidiiig Jaik to OxfuiJ. To pay Willie’s prtmium and da that al the saiu; litre was iiuj.c-«ible. Mrs. Merridt v hid struggled long, but at last ebe w^ obb’gcd tu give in; ard Jrtk was going to his father’s office with a heavy heart, juor biy; and hu mother »s¡< half wild. All laig'ut have Leen so; and she Lud sacrificed her boys’ ¡ultte«ta, and her g'lrU’ in-terf'ts, and her own, all for the salfisli comfrrt of Ellen Babingtun, who rwik no notice of her. 1 began to think she would have a brain-feter 11 this went on. Khe was not at church on SumUy morn-in", and I wei.t witli the ciiildren, as soon ss service was over to s.*k for her. Khe was lying on tbs sofa when 1 weiu in, ami Mr. Merridew, who lisd arrivevl bite onSvur-day, was in his dressinr-g'iwn walking ab;-wt the roo a 11» waa tired and irritable with LL journey, and bis work, aud jwrennial cares. And she with her sacrifice, and her lecrel, and cares, was like timlcr, ready in a moment to fire. I kn iw iiolhtng mure di.agreea’de than to go in ujain married people when they are in this state uf mind, w hich can n*-iiher Iw ignored nor concealed. "I don’t understand you, Janet,” he was siijlr.g, as 1 enteretl; ‘ women are vídJíc-tive, I know; but at least vou may be sorry. ;i.' 1 am, the jHior uld Imly Ins died without a word nf kindness jca-sing between n.'; after all, we might be to biame, ()ne change..- one’s opinion as one gels on in li'e. M’ith our own tliildruri grown up around lis, I don’t feel ijuiu: *0 sure that we >..: re iiu* lo bl ime.” “I h.ave r;o'. ken to hktne,” she aai'J, with an en jibasis which soiindcl s.llleo, Slid whitb inly 1 could iitidem'-iml. ‘'It no, olcour«i ; voun'ver are, ’ he aaid, "i'h maS'Hliiie diiHUin, "C . !i a w-imen a’.nowkdging liernlf to lie in Du!;! Tfte sun ii'»T go wrong i" hia course snner th in she. Mrs. .Mii.giare, jirav don't go away; vou bare fien my wife in aa iinreasoualile i.'ood liefore.”¡ ‘1 am in no urrea.onalile mo<el,” she cricsl, “.Mrs. M"sgrave, stay. You know — *1, how am 1 to go on bearing this, tn l never an'wfcs word? ’ “My dear, don’t decaiw yourself,” he said, with a man's prov.'iingralm; “yi'i answer a grent many words. I ibrn’t nil you at all ;i meek stilTerer. Fortunately the ihildren are out 0’lb* way. (’"nfotind it, Jsret, what do you mean by talking of what you to bfsr? I hare n .t Ihuii *u h a iierrh luisUnd to you n all thst; end whi-n s'! 1 r.-kid was [ii.t y--i tiuild invt,* the iiuet tut;, i-ent advmice Ui a jioor old wumaii wl o was onte very kind to iia b ><h—’’ ‘‘('liirles!'' said Mrs. Merridew, ri-ing riildeiily from bcr so's, “I can't it any loi'ger. You tliiiik me Lard an-1 vin.lic-tive, and 1 doii't know what. Y iii, wh 1 o.ijb* to Inow m.'T Liok here! Ig.tthiit 1 li'r, yim will «ee by tlu! date, iiure tlim two )car« ag-; you Weia ahwot, an I I went and ».-• Ii't: Ibere-tliert! im* I Iht» ('iir'; Mrs. M i'grav kiiows -I hive h*.l a «?! ret from you fir two yeir«." It «as not a nmuirnt for me to intorfrre. KLc aat, huldirg her.-«lf hratcriiwllv rigid and niirtglit on the sofa. Whether she had it»d lu betray lu rclf ur not, I cm ivit te'l. KLu had Iskvti the le'ter out of lu r Wiiiirg dsik, wl b'h sbuid close by; hit I don't whelher she Ltd resulvnl on ti is HlS'p, or will‘her il wu llie iiiipiilae of the nu.iuvnt. N ,w that slic bad d uu it a difiidfiil. aim of eapH istlun linik p .««»bin o' ! i,r. Khe wt« afr.iid. lie might t-irn ujioi» her furloui. He iul|bl upbraid her «ub lie I oiling ht-r f.auuly, d ■'••[vlng him-I If, biiig fahe, !is slid hit'l been '>*rora, Ki.i 11 a thing » 1» ju» Two suiila nii* livu side by side i-ir years, an 1 bs *• u ie, aud yil Lave ou iiutii ti how each will act la any tii.ldtn tr un isii»! ..iiicrgency. He was h<r hueliai.d, and they hid no ia.ere.i', siartt'ly any Uiuugbl, that unedi.I n il shire with li.c ut!ur,anJ yet .he sat gi- ng ul biin ligid wilh terror, aul knuirtug ahit he mb hi do ur *•». IL read th* Kiter without a wnr.l; then he liuss-d il tiiiou the table; ttiM ha walkod all II c hi Kill of th* room, u|i an I down, wilh hia hands lUiust very dei.jily iiitu hia niLtls, th*n h* I.K,k till th* Istlfr agiiu, I liad a struggl* with biwscif, If ha wu at i;ry, If he waa Umi lieil, I can out toll. Hit llrel eiiiutinns, whaiever they ware, h« gut|‘*d duwii wilbmilB wird Of all *1110.1* lu strike ialo ih* ailrLce of am b a n iiu»iit, lU* lirsl lliii K w« brsid nt rur inleiis* Iis-ttiilng wa* Ih* abi'ijg rlug of a lliort, ex-ollod laugk. • vuuxt ' i laiii ‘*^r— You csn d.i all Ih .t f want fr.m any one,” she ss’d. “Jane* will never 1 lie'-* thfl I wanted to keep tha money—now. I j h.'ive seen all her chiblr» n to-day at church; 1 and I think, if «hehad '>etn there, I si ould is iLciai have hteii able—b it never mind. Tell her 1 should like—if she would give her dacgbtc J.met eon ilhing cut ol the ironcT—.ftoiu m'.-. S' s is a liltlf li- c wbit her ni; ilier was. I aci fure you are kind to tbiiii. I di n’t even kncT your ñamo ‘'.Mrs. Musgrive,” I* ji’’.; and she give a litllc Ikiw. Khe was vay comp--seJ, very well bred, terribly sad; s-ith the look of a «I;-; had nt tac,-v to do in the world, and wbo yet was, Heaven help h'.T! in the miJ iie ul her life, fuil vigor, and cajia-l.ilit»,and stringtU. "'iViit you tell Janet, pleate, that it Is all stiiled? 'I'be said. ‘ L mean, nut the girl J;.n».l, butberLictber. rdiher 1 evirjtbing. I believe ahe will Lear fiiintlic lawyeis to-moirow; but I Ciuld Iiu. let itiulne only fiu.n the lawyer*, i ( iiii.'Ot foigive her even, now, Khe ihir.ka it i. Matilda ehc ha# w»-pge<1: but it is me she tl" wronged, lakinp my brother fnim me, my ucly i'rother a'*er all these years. But m-Tu. mind. I aiwigl the li'tle child ii;«lcad to-dat—tbe quite little nr.», with th? gold hah". 1 siippo-ie sl.c Is th» youngest. 'i’e!l het 1 came on jiurptse to see them 1 went away.” “But why send this message thr 'gh me?” I said: “come and .ee . 1 will you; it is clo*e by. And the -ight of y will do her good —more guuil llian . money, t ome, and let liereipl;.iu.” 1 tlu'Ug’ul ahe liesiuiid ; .ra moment, but her lily an’wer waa a sha! .• of her hea.l. "’ could she e..,'uin.” she ciied, wilh strap»* im[.etiioshV| “He and I had L'cn tup' tb'i ill our li- e«, and yet al! th» V bile be i.ircd nothinfur his sister and for her. Do you iMnk I can for-g’ve Ler! bi t I never foignt her. I dun’i I ever loved any one no well in my life.” “O, C'-ime and tdl her n,” sii.l I, ■Ag'iin slie .hook h»r hn J. “I loved her ai well aa I loved; ard yet 1 bate her," sbeiaid. “But tell her’ sjioke to her Janet, and I kis-«d her ba'iy and that I have arranged everrthing with he lawyers abiut jK-or John’s wtl!. I am st re yuu are a good woiiien, kVill Tou ahaki han<la with me lur the ihiMrrn'* sake tf'.re 1 go?” Her Voice wen! to my L art. i had oniy seen h'T once in my IBe b .fore, but I coftld not belp it. 1 went op to her and took her two hands ard kissed h<-; snd then sUe, ti e alr«cger, bruV. ■ dowo,.'.nd jiut her hen‘1 rn n;y Aicuhler at '! • at. It t"i« only f ir ; iLtinitut, but ii I1..U1 I u« »s if fur oar “M'*',e'eare yi ^linaV' 1 asked, when be Wfrtawsy. ‘'I ant going at read wit’i sjme friends,” ihe «aid, T.urriedly ‘ Blit yuu wil! coste to ii‘, my dear, when yc” K'tac bsi-k’’’’ “,'L*t likely I sluill nerer come liack,” ■1 e suid, bu.tily, aiid then went awiy alone I lit of niy door, tlor* across the»seen,with her veil i.vrr her fsie and her Idn k dre«s tcj til'ing lb* suii'iiine. tine’s symjiathle* iiiove ard clisnge abuul Ilk* liie wind*. I t.dUea ao iK.rry for Mrs. Merridew aa buiir Iv'ure; but il waa uul her 1 waa must ei.iry for niw, Aid Ibis was how il ailsndeil. I wasil-Wl \* g'sd Ibal Mr», .M.rridew had Icld her lui.liand |«forr lliu h'lvr eime next morn lit’. All.I they got lu* iiHiiiry, and Juhn wi rl lo the univeMSy, end Jauel h»d ii»w di.»r< and new |ib-i.uin, and a ring, uf • hi. Il she wa* iiil'i'rt’l,» proud, according to Elhn’s desire, I dare say Ellen's imeiillun wiisllmt s.jmtlhing much mor* impar ant idiulild have ken giviii t i lb* .'bilJ in liir ram»; i.iit thin Ellen II«blngt..n, being an iiru .aniad woman, did not l; i le huw luiith u laf^o faiiiily coal*, iiuf whil u.'g»nt ucct-si' 0 llitr* is Lr tvtiiy fartliing. with an ad-dill, n foynul aa live lumdrcd 1 rear. I ;itii uf lul il did Hot m !    .\Ir‘. Mefrl d< w miirh bxf.piar ju-t at b. Khe wr.ite h'l»r» wildly, far itid ntoi, iu eT»ryb>ly who 1»» »iii.|..,«rj tu i.iuiw anything «I.. ul 1 lien; und wanlt,! lu hare : tu II with tiulii, and lo sbs.a llic mm y with r. Slid 1 don't knuw liuw u stiv other wild fans lea. But all cmild be fu'tlid out was that lilhii lud guce a'.iual, AaJ by degrvua the signs of tills sliunge leniui •’. h.ul d.sip ju nreil- stn' lul out inJ fitleJ iiji aa Nr liirv sniootb* all Irst*» of c.iulul. Tti* mstu lieal, i.iw (eidiir* tuv rt ihv wddaa j.rti Ipic* iL* old g»is a -'h i aU J with thu ni w. I.y drgreua an alt ul « .jmriur coiufutt •U.1* tivvr tlie lioti»#, which waa very cun-saiUtnry. Kelina, the hoiuw aaid, utonit J, >ud Ihcborda tHlrtU to tbe UilviUibi* gritan gro.ery. And wilh a new man and ne« n.aide, and *0 mnoh leaw dillicnlty ibimt lbs MIL, it i* tafoiiishing how the jiticker. die.| away from Mr*. Merridew’. furehead -firut one line ai.d then anuthev, and she grew Toui ger in sjdte ofhcr.clf. And wilhevery-Ihii g ihiH ' ii.idrlng in her favor, au.l h.;!>ii calmly s*ltling to confirm all, is it womlerfii! if by anil by s!ie b.rgot that any ■v -n-'erfu! acciditt hiul ever hapjaiied, and ,lb*t nil b.d nut come iu the m-:l ni'ural » .y, sriF wilh the Uu^l pdrisant conse-•¡iiHie- in the wot Id? 'The other day 1 aaw in a chance copy of Laiignsiii, which cam# to me in a j.irccl from I’nris, the mcrriage of Ellen Babing-lon toa Erencbman there; but that ia all we have ever hvani of her. AVlic'ber it is a good mart-nge or a bad one I don’t know; but 1 leaal, it is better fur her than Lcir.g all alune, as she waa when she left my Iipu ethajday in June, having made her sser'fice in her tuin. If thing* had bat taken tl.eir uatnral conree, how much un-necerssrysufl'eiitg would h.ave been spareif: Ml., JErridew is, jierhajis, haj.pie.- now than she wculd Imve been without that five liirdied a »ear; but of course they spend niore; and 1 don’t know that they are to be 11 lied richer on the whole; hut fur two yeais ehc wa* wreuheil, sacrificing and gmdgirg the sacrifii-e, s.nd making herself very unhappy. And though I don’t oelieve El!i n Bahit.gton cared for money, her heart will never be healed of that jiaug of which her bruther’sdescrtiun gave her. His comjanion for twenty year»! .and to think his best thoughts should have b»en given all that lime to a woman who )iid only slighte'l him, and refused his love. Mrs. Merridew dues not see the sting of this licr.self; she think* it natiiral. .Vnd so 1 dare fay would half the world beside. <;eo. l‘e«lH«il) -.%n .aiitilrot ilir llenrl. The New York Kuu ia rotjioniible fur the following; h has iieeu contende-l by some of our ablest ibitikers that the greatp*t amount of giKsl done in the world has Iwen be«liwial by lotchelors. AVhelherthis be true or n.jl, we often wonder that many men, fauiou* fur their kindness of heart and generojity of di»iK>.ition, should remain single thruugh iile. 1 here is no wore remarkable caue ■/ this sort that of the late Heurne Bea-hody. It is said that iu hi* history there is a romance that joiihaji* lu.* ueter yet been made jiuliiic. A mmilier of years ago, when Mr. Pea-btdy WH* just emering ujinn his career of iiiccess as a man, in Baltiwire, he met by cbanoe in tbe street a jioor girt who was but a child, hut wliuse jdea-ing face and gemie manner attracted hi* notice, (¿uettioning her as lo her j.arentage and surroundings, he found her in every w.iy worthy his regard, and a fit subject for hi* lienrfaction. He al once ailoj.led her a« his ward, and gave her an eduttlion. ,\s she rdr.Died in age, her charnts of peraoa aa well a* the brighlneai of her ialellect won the afiectiona of her benefactor. Through IhL relationship he had ample opi ortur ity of watching her progress, and day by day her bold upon hia affections pew slrorger. At length, as his wor.l Moouicd into w jjiiiinjigod^ Jitü’Jfh UüiC' Yíi i Vs Dand atm foniine, («ritierully afi prTsantlun úia    .I1»,    and aciyiowledg» irg her utlatbine.'.t for him aa almost a 'alhcr, ibc with great feeling confeese.! that nor comjiellcd Ler to decline the accejit-eiice of thia his greatest act ot gi'iieru.üty, icfcrming her -nitor her aff'.mtioitB had K-»n given lo another, a clerk in the cmjiloy of 1 »r liene'actor. Though di'sjrpnin'ed and grievously thi-cVed, the philanthrtipirtt rent f r ht' r!eil;, and learning from him tha' tlieen-cagtniHii had been of long dura'iori, Mr. Peabody Et once eitabli'heil his siiccessfal rival in bii*ire»e, and soon after gave '.iL I enei’ii'lion upon the mairiage of bis war.l, TLii, ilia said, was the first blow Id* heart mciveii, and it is pousible that from this j.inode came the in»piratioD that made the future of Mr. I’eahody so universally dii-Itnpuishcd, and h.oa rendered his name famc-tm as a remarkab'e public benefactor. Alnbiinin. The inesf.ige of Governor .Kmith, of Alabama, lay* the j.eopleof that State have this year lieen favored with a reasonably a'mn-dsnt crop. Towls and cilier. are ti'ing, internal iiuj.rovement* are]¡going forwarti, end there is cause for gratification at the material cotidiliun of things. He bAr* tea-limony to tbe quiet, patient and jieaceful depunment of tbe freed men, both as citi-/.ena and laburers. By their efl'urta toeju-cate llieniiielvea and their children they a»e fiirni^iiiil commendable evidence of tbeir prove their mental condtlion, and iiicrA.«e tbeir cspacii/ for good itlzenship. A cordial desire for immigra-lion ia expressed. State indursementa of railway enterpr!«ee now amount to f'djiOO,-('•0, in .lid of three lines, which are pro-(rearing favorably. The exjientce of the Kute Guvt-rnment last year amounted to I,0;t2,-I04. In addition to thia the sum of Jdt’O.-i'.u wa* disburrcil, which forme-la pirt of ti.e eijiense.s of the previutis year. The receipt* from taxes were 5Csú,1j1. Ihe I'resenl bonded indebtedness of the Ktate L ?.S,2T0,4D0. It reijuirc* f307,?Al .nually to pay liie iutereat on this boud-(d debt.    _ Kiiraltom of IHta. Tliere are now only twelve naval officer* rtmaining in the service, who arc the “ ir-vivors of our naval haltlea of Ihe war of BT’J. They are; .fdndral I). G, Farmgut. Admiral William B. Khnlirick, I'.-sr Admiral John II M mtg imery. Bear Admiral James Pmith. Lhoir Admiral Samuel L. Breeae. Bear Admiral Hirmsu PniildiDg. C'uiumodur* John ii. AuUck. (’oumioiion. William Jame'.' >n. t'oiunioilur# S'ephcn (’h:im|>lin. Commodore John H. Graham. Commode re Frank Ellery, and Csi'liin Tliomaa Br.iwnell. Ill* Argcullur KF|iiil>llr. Il b*H been nscerlaineil from an olfi 'iai source I but llio report rsccnlly publi'hcl I, rtcrnÍLg llie English clu'.w agaic*! the \ rgmtlne lirjiulilic i* a mlsalaiemcni of the M IS, The trillh 1* that there wainoc.m-( I r.tluii (f Briii‘l) iirujirrlT, snd no i.r foric o'l the j.-irt ol the ilriiUh fljvern-W 111 :>;;»iii't the Argentine Tt»iiiitilD, Ttis i|'.i‘.|ion nt i»»'.i* wa* di. tis'el s.ilely li t. ugh dijilomalic no'fc!. and ia m»r»ly uf c'tin ' fut diimages preferrid hy a cjal-d'lileron a sliij'iiiiiit ofccd. ‘Tlif If>m. I:. v> rdy Johnaon, it is tnis, has hien ae-iutid as the atHiter in the c.i»i. i.spiXN Bani.fiii Ti'S-i Inf.irmi'l»n ha* been receivni at Wa’aington 'rom Hsn Aiiluniu, 'Iriaa, NuTemtiar lu, ttaling that t ajilain Tiaiiier has arrireJ fruui th* (run-lii-r, and rej.uita llial tniiiral M.u’aetit’e nnt ktw cavalry, under M i;or Btc.m and I.iriiUiiarl Bean, who met on Iba upper B’lzii* üUti hostile aivage* ■ iming dimn on II.f frintier finni the rnwrve. After Iw.i il.iv*' liuniing lb# ludianalled, leaving forty dvsil and many mure woundrd. I'h* i imp hi.i’f» nn'l nruvisiuii* w*r* ukvu. Cipiaiu liiukar isliadly woumltd and eight men hull, hut killeii. The fnsndal cuoditiun uf the M’»ll*. I'uigo A Cu,’. Fi|iri«'Couiii*ri* is rep'jruJ loL : Awet' -(>sh, loans, real eatata, A i:'.2,:.71,d.l, coin; |iiK,MI2,II0, currcncy. Eisbliiuu*-íll,;u.'‘,’'¡2, coin; fH,17.’i,4‘*l, tiiit«niy. l.xcaaauf aoseta uvst UaUilitii 1, t'.'h.i.u'i.ld'.i; roin i«oluiWil to ciiririicy is o'J.,I117. Toul awouni of cmU in cui-lemy, ttl0,051,7(i*. XlllB    WI'IHX. —“The women of this cit«*«ys the Ap-jiieli n, Wis., Crenoci:', “j.» ^ iiú,uí>Ü wurui of false hair.” —An arteiiian well at Ht. Johns, Mich., is mink L'i-bfeet. They are atill at w >rk, ibciigh jirogres* is slow. —Venison is jdenty at PÍ. Paul, fow.i. selling al 4 Ul 6 rente, and t»eef by th* ij.iar-ta« Et d Ul S ctnte jier jiound. —The Melio|«jlilan ILilel, at B'iJwiiig, Iowa, waa lmrn«.d e.ii the night of the LLlh. Loss estimated at ;2'!),0iK), — Chris. Brady, an inmate of Appleton (Wis.) jaii, ha* tallen heir tu $J15,lAX), by llie dcHtli of an unde in CaUforiii*. —Ihe Elkborii (Wi*,) independent, in il* '1 muiksgiviiig day issue, print* the American eagle and the American turkey, fate lo fate, with Ú * motto over them, “Lel ua have jieace." —The Fond du I.ic, Wia., Keporler aay* that the orchard of M. P. Hoag, of Oakland, yielded over l,guO bushel* of ajijiles tilia seawn. For the first lime, the county raised Bji|ilee enough fur it* own Cunsumji-lion. — The AViscon«in Northwestern publishes the ircome list for 1869 for the Fifth Dia-tiict. The Largest given i' that of (1. Farnj-worlli, of Oixmto, $b5,-ftOO. The largest rejiorted in Oshkosh is Wm. Hill, $.'5,687. Professor Bsymond, Commiasiuner of Minit'g and Mining Statistic 1, has returned from hia summer tour in California, Nevada and Colorado. His annual rejiorl is in prijiiration, and will show that the yield of gold and silver bullion for this year ia about ten uliliion dollars lesa than of las', year. Ti.e revenue oiticer» of Utah ’I'erritoiy have Bent in the asees'ment pajiers ags'u't liiighara Young’* church jirojierty, an.I they have lieen filed in tlie iaieru:il Uevenne Bureau. Brigham ohjecla to paying taxes on his j.roperty, and the case com** up in Waahiiigtun for adjudication. —The Minneapoli* Tribune says the amount of travel to and fr„.u Minneajnlis, by the different lines of railroa<l, is unnre-cedenleol for this .season of the year. I'lie train* are always croi'ded, and a* a consequent^ the hotels are *» lively as in summer lime. Mirneafclis is rapidly bccim-ing iLe great center of travel and busineaa of the Northwest. —Tiie Fon da (Wi.».) Reporter tells of a Revolutionary jieni-ioner, Jfrs. Chloe Jones, widow of Eli,.»Jone«, a RevoLition-ary liero.whoteiiideM in the towu of Fond du Eic,about four mile* from thtt city, an.I who is about ninety-two ye.srs of age. Every fix mcnths the old la'ly walks to ih» city to sign vouchers for her jien.-ion. All her facnltiea are still good. —A home mUfionary, in Minnesota, wrl'.w that the wheat harvest in that country i* the thermometer of the religious prospect. “Is the church coming lo the ability of self BUjiiiort? The iBBolulion to do *0 wilLdoubtleii.s grow'out of the abund-ax,t harvest. Do we exjamt good collec-aoDs for benevolent objecta^ Tnis expectation ia inlimilcly conmfl^d with the wlicat harvest. Arc we hopitfl^ to «reel a house of Wjnrship'f We nusa —The i on P'-oH 1 Kan.?tJi),^uu!tor an-mat coal Uis been s'luck, at » depth of 236 feet, on John (4. Plewart’a fsim, thrtoMjuarUr» uf a mile w»st of Furt Pi'lit. The vein struck is six feet ihro'tgh. The Monitor saya that tor soundnees aiil purity it surpam» anything we have seen this fide of Pennsylvania. Nut a jiardcie of fiiljiLur, no iuipurith s uf any kind whatever p.'uld Le discivcred. It ú of a ghssy I'Ltk color, and much harder and firm»r than lie surface vein worked in that vicinity, bnd lartLer south un the Cherokee luad*. — Gov. Fairchild, of SViiConsin, has ap-jcintid the following memkr' of the Legi.'l.atiire a coininit'ec to visit an.l e.v inline into tbe condition of the different jiennl and cLsrilable institutions, viz; Penatnrs — i. W, Fisher, of Winnebago coumv, (Rep,1; C. M. Butt, of Vernon county, (Rep ); IL II. Gray, of Lafayette county, (Dim). As-fcmhiyinen—i'irst Distiict, Nathan Brick, ofMiiwankic, (R»r.); Second Diilricl, J. M. Bingham, of Jefl'crson county, (H?p.); Third Di'tric', T. A. Jackson, of Green, (Rep.); Fourth F'istrict, U. D. Mlhllls, of Fund dll Lie, (Rep.;; Fifth District, P. A. Pease, of Marquette, (item.i; Sixth Dis-litii-t, Theodore Kiaiolf, of L; Crosse, (Item). The life of Judge Alexander AV. Bildwin, 0' Nevada, killc.l in the late accident on the AVesUrn I’acific Railroad, wh insired for $4-5,(XK). As showing on what slight incident* a human .''^^;ty turn, the Pin I'rancisco Bulletin n,?BBps that the Judge inteni'ed going home o^Peturday morning, but miseetl the train by .orgelting lo wind up his watch, which (having rumlown) bnd itup)a-d at 6 o’clock, Not noticing the ‘lopi.sge, lie said he thought he wju!J take ano'ner sleep. On waking up again, of courte he found out his mistake. He aai l tu hi* friendr: “I will go over to Mayor Felton’s, stop all night, and be rc;idv to fis.rt in tie morning.’’^ He did ao, and the rv'tilt is known. If he bad wonnd up his watch before going fo lied he w.i tl 1 not Lave ht«n on the train, aud his life w.inid have Ken spired. Mr. P 'ldwin wa' a na live of Alabama, and at the lime of hi* death was United States District Judge for the Plate of Nevada, though not more thsn thiiiy-lwo years of ace. fils ft'her, the li'e Joseph O. I’uihlwin, wa* formerly a p.umKent msmber nf thePoiiihem bsr,an.i was the author, we helieve, of a once pnp'i-Ir.r work entl'led “Flush Times in Alabama and Mi«siseippi.” H* reaiove<l, msny years sfo, to t'alifornbi, where Lb Tiidow'now livs. orr roK mu iioiiK. It bu long been rumored, and tks rumor II** seemed to gather strengUi of law, that very rich plater digging', almost fabiiluiis in their yieid ol gold, have been Ji'civeied in the Big Horn Mountains, but that the jtartif' who nude the discovery w*r« driven (fl I.y the Indians who were very hmltle nnd deterniintd that white men should not iiisk* sny atay or hthUtliun in th* cciiiilr^. Kiich, however, 1* Ih* cmfidrBce placed in ibise reporta, that a cumjiany of twenty or more resolute and determined men from Kuiiili l‘a»s, Atluiillc City, Miner’» Delight ard th* Valley liiv* u-olved on g-ung ilier* at whatever ri»k or cost, ami to test the mailer Ky i*l a doubt. They go well armed and siippUi d wilh ratlnn' fnr* period Ion? fiiniigli to »n»wer llielr piirpi**. AVe urderataml that some of our cititens who plac* great cootidencs in thv’c b ing abun daiic? <if g'lM in llu'»* mountain*, hav* con tiiliiited 1(1 this (luilit and feel confidant of rich iT'iilte. We bare nut ioirnrtl the nemes of ihiwe who are to fnrm tha party, hut In |« to do ao fur mention in our nest lane, stui wc icrtainly wish ibtm ahund.anl sutTvr', i'cn nf such dariug and aacritice who will timleilake »in h an enlerprli«# at thU late I-* s.on of lie year, certain a* they will be lo uiert ailh aavag* uppusiiinii from th* war-lil.'f trihe* wlui make tbe»e mnnnla ns thalr »inu;r hiinliiig grniinii, are ilt?. rving of the rich rewanl lliev Imp* to obuin.—J'Se I'au (If;- 'g) ..... iSll.'lll til ). Ill one ciiuiiiy In Cuhiroil i - II ml.Ur — five real bed* are Uvw Klug » . ki'd, aa I the agrii ullurti itnl pii-t. rol lui"» fnr tlic Hull ytvr ending Nuvemiwr, amount lo Ai,(KiU. 'lilt and mi<-cilUi'i-i.a iruducii.u «ill iiv abuut $'JjU,(Utt. it i« sstimalcd tlist fnr U« preeeiit year tbe *ggre;{at« earnings III tills iiuBrt'.i.»* legiun, with a ixipiila-' uli I.f i.i.t niiih «buv# ‘J.CiKi, will b«uvcr li.ilf* L.illh 11 dnllar*. Thfl prc'siit yalai of Ihe land atid etitk and iniu'ellant u prriwily owned In 11..alder county is ah' Ut a.|.l6<ll,tiuO. Coal heda crop out all alur, •• thr essirrn has* of til* mminlaiii', 1 ft”* K.iilh 111.older urrk dnaii Int '! ***!’, '' ‘ ‘ T.u.tolli.1 have lwen«*i f»' ntartU*    f'”"* fielin ihicbneM, It U WUved that 1I1» gieat coal tieJiK which nndeilielhe Rocky Mountain region will furnhh fuel at ei-licmcly moderate pri»», a: d in -uffi -l.>nt quanliliea U. supply the warta of the AA'cet fnr insr.y generatiuiis. The largest knnwn develnpii.eiit nf the lerliuiry cn.a'-b «.iriiig strata H'est uf the Mis-¡ís¡p¡,¡ river apiu-ir* al Ihe Mar-liall mint? on .‘iouth B^.alder creeL. The next reveal' Ifrslf on Ralston c~’v, five miiea north r. Cimlnn City. Iron is also found in large qnanlities in thi* vi.'ini-ty, and works l.ave lieen coDatric‘e.1 at bftiuth Bonlder to render lha one ;iri'l.i’>!e for use. (’«lal ; reik and the V qui z, or, as it is commonly called. Clear C.-eek, and the South J’latle itself are crossed before reaching Itenver. AA’heal, oats ami barley, wliii h arc ti.e chief cereala rnltUatc I, arc raiwd in great abmidani e, and the pnU; ■»*, caliiwgrs, turnips, tmnatnea and other vege-lalile* have a delicious flivor an.l grow to ininiense r.ropurtion*. The planting of fruit tree* iis* not been alte;npted yet to any great extent,- but there does not seem to lie any well founded reason why spph», pi ir, I'lum and cherry trees wotiM nnt thrive finely in this region. Plrawlierrie* riiicn here aliout the middle of Jiil^, ami odier garden fruits tan be grown quite as is they. Already irrigation has ti-Hin inaugnralcd, and the ap|iearanc6 of the coiinivy in the vicinity of Denver i* exceedingly inviting. OlllOOX 1TI:Ms—OllFa.O-V vs. CALII’OUSIA i'AllMIStl LASOS. t)uite a number of [Uirtieii have come into our Plate recently, from California, for the purpose of investing in farmi’-g lan-i', au-l, without any exception, expre" their snr-prii-e to see the b w value that choice lards can K ptirrhsse<i fir here, a* compared with California. I.and' that cm he purchased here for from s.j to SIO per acre — we pptak now of improved farni' in go;id h^uitiea—would he held, in similar lucal-iiie* in California, at from $'Ji tu í-5'J per acre. Two gentlemen only a few days ago tame here and purchase'! a farm each frcm one of our real eaUte firm) in this city. Mr. B, T. Flint, lUegeutlcman who piirchi'-cd the large and eitcusive farm ¡formerly owned hy Judge Huin|ihrey, in AV Ashing-ton county, savs that he has no doubt bn' that there are thou'and* uf (ler-jns in different parts of California, if they haii the rt molest idea of the advantages tint ()rc-gon has in this res(i«ct, wlio would come here and make this tlieir permanent home Oregon to-day can boast of cheauer and better lands than any oiiter Ktate in lh-« I nion, Ksidca tbe great ad vantages we p. i-r-ess iu our mild and genial*. To the cinigraul tben, we would say, come to Oregon; here you can procure any kind of home you desRe; if with limiici meins, there are yet plenty of Gjvernnient land» to be Lad in locations, and improved farms caa he'had at a luw figure. The dif-f«ence between California and Oregon w eimply this; In Oregon the lamt' are mofctly in the hands of llie original settlers who are satisfied 10 sell a (lortion at re.asOU-ible rated i'l r*rder to induce immigrition; while in C- !ifuruia they are in the hand- of sjHcuUiors and ’uting hti 1 at exorbitam —-.aii'uaf •■•1 inu"    ' ! .ai iu~ Oiympia Isuid (Wi<e liuiYg the mo.ulh of October was lJ,bl7 acrt'. The.Steilucoia paf-er say*: “Tiiewo.den factory is five stories high; fourteen loom* are in pusit'on on the seccind IIoor,an I the bal»ni« of the inai hiuerv will arrive soon. Inside of five montiis active oticritions will ‘gin -at the faclury, when judge Jacob.* wUl get a new jiair of pants." COLORADO M0"STAI’-3. 1C'trcrr.jtli.nco Chicago Kertjlican.l AA'Iist vague and iiiadi']Uiie tiotiuas we get frcni our ms¡>s aud geographies cin-terning nicui.tain ranges! Tiiere they figure aa so many crooked rows of hills. Yuiir High-'dio 1 graduate wuuld expect to L« able 10 cioss tins risky range iu half a day, traverring but a few mile* of actu il horizontal di.*;ance in ,ii doing. On even the largest maps it i* indiis'ed only by a ii.irrow irregular sliadiiigof liliputian sjii-der-traek.', wbere.ts tbe Ireadlh of the motiutain distriti of (’'dora-lo U greater tban that of some of the smaller K'ater. Lo, these iLirly miles have I toiled fro'n gorge lo sum mil. snd frum suamii t'l gorge sgtdn, and still tlie central or sjrvcy r.ina'.' a'ar off; my j'uruey, il 1 were crosaiiig, is ftarctlv K^guii. F’.irty m’dea furlher into Ibe wilderiiees muvt 1 gj In orJcr to rea:.h “the heights,” an-J then, from these, the eve sweepR we.“tw.".:d uutil ear;h and sky E.cet—unable to ftc’‘ejomi the siuxc'die ranges of moon'ain (w.aks, aithuugh cim-pa.'iUig a distance of Eevenly five milei. Tbu:«, ir.stead of a mere r iw '.' hilD, wc h;ivc been more than a liu..urtd mile' in idth of almc.'t unliroken mout.uin range i. That which is l.iid down ai ‘‘Middle Bark,” D riall^ DO park al all, but one coiuinuuus Buccetsiou of mountains and valley.', ex-Uiiding far beyond the borders of U'ali, At Dtnv»rthe snowy range i* dUtincily visible, exieiit whti • enviloprd b/ s'ortu-duU'!r--all tlie way fiom I.ji.g'a I’eik, sev-tiity-live miles away lu the northwi i'., iu I’ile’* I’tak, u’mety milci to the ro i'.hw_'t. To the anarcuslomtd eve it appeii • to I.-not more ibln balfa-dizeu mile* di't'.ut, aiul just LeyonJ the la'.le mjur.laiii-f crj 6-Lllis, C(.nslilutiiig the first range. .Vlat f r the illusion of optical appe-iraucv ! Tbe nearest fool-bill.' arv f.jurtci:i mile* hy the u oel direct route, and the suhlimely-1 u uli-ful inoa cuTcred summitj whieb Icom up Kyt-nd and aeciil so them, ar.' re-Ily half a hundred mile-; further lo vard s.aj.cL From the summit cf Biid ?' .uat.iiu, a mile and a half te the wes'war-l ,u.d ne.irl^ 2,(>00ftit above the city, one gcO .1 ta-g ili-r»u: view of Oraj'fiiiJ Janie*’ l’«ak'. I slal! tevtr forget my first vi'iun of (F ly'i l“e«k—fur I mu mirt.iken in ever h'ving fitn ¡I lie'orc- as I siw tt on the Unih uf ti e pr.aeiit month. It'pure white «oinmii, shr'Udad in fie< c!y driven storm i'011.D w)ihhn.wttid tlifii p.t'led lo dil.'lo'C i.5 ►L.iiply (lit cutli.'v agan«l the blue sky, luwrrtd up ■rrrmily, even in ihemidito! mountains wliich in any other 1''iHiy w( lliu be called lofty. N-iw it hIod 1 u 1; In mi'jnlir relief; and now,l ithed in an sver- I hanging halo of ghostly cloud', it fa-led into a ihad'iwy outline -the utter cuihudi-minl of ei'ietral rtiblimily. E'/fryiliing |.Kviua<ly even seemed ao Jim.;*' i’eak a liille tu the norihwaid, is l ia an urdin.ry way; and, perhaps, iuni a no rceligibl* stand-|ioIiit, ami iilider inui-cble cndiiion* of Liingle*! sui' ihine and stum, it would ap|ie«r to better a.lvanlsge. Al il ia, 1 rememKr the latter, a* merely II r of the snnw-peak' uf llm R wky M ein-taii.s, wbilr Orav's la to ms t!ie reilizili.m of itll that I lud piitiind to mysi If ill iiirig-iiislii.ii of Ihe sulilime a;id awc-iii'plr.iig and Icaniifiil in mouii'ain acenery, Tne b- .ir i , lialf-aliileil, Slid uiiiutarably iuleuin roar I.f tbe restliM «li-rm wind that twepl al I ut jia summit and nbued thru'igh lb; guiii** at it'liasa, l« still In iny íah; uíiJ.‘ mi ls|A* of liuic can aver effoo* tli* vlvid^^^ oi.llimd |i*notaina of 1 br .jAtiun, «11I1 m* from lb* apex uf lit d M u })j, (.hurtlic* aud llirrsiAdi. may I'-t'u’JjsIr own drawiiig-pocm crltin, who, ?'>r ¿1, i,bi, b it I*rl, liave ti*v*r a*, n a r#'i.#cjn„„ be mure ll.elr fui.dtsl italiiali.ii!    nature    a* ihan ambltiui;. buile^*;.,:„yn a. wax-dull rapid and unr.s»l n- ItiillsHvoa uf li-« r. II I- ,a*t. - I’l* Ihrei banJfula of I i.v H'.r 11/(1^,(1, ,¡(1, eight i>e*le'l m«-•“'t'¡'"“''i.v'poUf.Ms; loll tTi#«# in thro# diuiu .-. nAur, p'liir off the water afur ip -i!n 'v'^K.iiin-’, "till KxlJ tbl«* .piarla of S lie'll it, iu*«h Ihe po',410»" and ulr tlitto the '! hd iluur; let It oool snd nis '■ .'ith uuc U"''i|'ful of good yeaal; let it stand till Ui* light, well fernient4«l ^ llieil nil. I'iiliiiiiil cofii mpl with it to IhuVen; mak' into raktt and dry tbrui In the ali.vl*. m.H(* BRI.V IllUL Eltgliah fiipiiali.'t* want lo Invwt» O,0tW lo the CheeaiKtki »uJ UUu IUIUvhsI. — Hups are raieed In M.ohigan, — I'>ase-liaj| i* lively ip New Drlean*. — Farmer* are wsnt«vl in Caltforrii. — Ripe raay.berries atill loxd California vinca. — Miiincsuta Lo* 7'u I ujias of uourpleleii railways. it‘ak, (,,00 »f iiii^y-'«w,rro”fiti> a tigar. —The emlfrrtllon to Mlunesot* this rttt exceeds V'Om. —Sixty inn -teamsh’pí are now b .lidiug on tie Clyde, Kculiaud. — Aims Dickinson’» new lactuis I* called *' AVmud .‘■wpolchcrs.” —Six thousand Kons of Temperance help to make New Jersey moral. —Tbe suicide" in the British artny in th# veer iH'^j were one in 10,00<). —Ticrc arc upward of five thousand prac icing p’.y*iuan* in Iliinois. .—Ti.cie Lie thirty -late quarries in Lehigh county, I’*., woith $2,060,000. —Ninety fiersona have been sent to lha Maine Mate i'rbon in tbe paai year. —AA'ilh the faefaionable soft pales of Gotham breakfast is a moal to be taken immediately after noon. — Pix oxen drew Ihe Csr-iliTgiant to Py-rani'c, and be in return draw* two thousand si'clalcr* daily. —The rival beef rcmpanies In Texas ar* imiting up canned eilraUf, and have con-buii.iuted tl.cutoclves. The law inqioeiDg a tax on incomes expires by liiuiiatioD on the ;iOth 01 Jure,. I'lU, and but one more a**ea*mcat can be c ode, under the present law. —A troul-breedirge.vp.eriment, which has Ken protecu'.eda! Oeonomowoc, Wiscjn'in, f. r lon.c Lime, promi-cs to he a coraj.lete SKCCCS*. Ki. ux C;!y, Towa, h.; crg'-ii/.ul a Y’otipg Mtn’* I.ilcmry .A-wk'! .tion. Dia-currion on biouz literature will iuimelia'e-ly .follow. —Among the sixty cdd stu-knU now attending the lectures at the Indiana Medical College tbtic arc threojadits, and they are Lot hooted. —The rejior‘e.1 engagement of Mia* A'in-nie Ream to a nubieman ip Europe ha* created a great llutler in Washington fiuihiona-hlc cirdta, —Father Givazri, in a letter to a friend in the Nurth, says “that a crl«Í! in Italy ia approaching,'’ and “that he is prepariug for the great cru»ad»." —I.i I.cmbarilia «lates that the Pope has commivsioned one of hi* own Chamberla’iia to be Ihe liearcr of a letter from hi; lloli-n'.>*8to Father Hyaciullie. —The crcwn-primess of I’russi*, eMeat daughtercf t¿uecn A'ictorit, k said lo hive fhcwu, of late, .•-ymptoms of in.'si.ity. Uo-metli. ituhappii c* ia assigned a« the cau«e. ■y-Cleytlai«d medical student' went to PainesviUe to iesurrecf the deui Ludy of Mrs. c'ar|>e«iler. They were jaiied a/d 1 «iAoA. .UK A. M« , . 44... .    -    ^u —G ccrat Filz-,chi.Porterh-Hpr.p»r.d, in panq hlct fo-m, an appeal to Ihe Prrsi-<'ent fur a re ezaminr.tii.n of the proceedings r f the court martial which rc'ulted ia hia beinp ctshie’ed kom the service. — Among the curious bequests of lie late JaKz C. AA’oodman, 01 PorlKnJ, Me., was hi* half of a picture lo ids wife, which wsa ntiginally presented to tliein both by a friend. —Tbe rcvtn'ie on urgir an l bibioti coming Irom (uKi to ihi* I'uiled Ktates i* ar.Dually $25,000,060. Ln r<.luru we scu 1 goods to tliat island worth only $’20,W. ,000 each year. —Orsngf." .in.l lemons from the neighborhood of Knn Fiiego, in the sonthcrn part of Ciililorni.i, may be eipeote.l lie.'e next n.ontli. Tbe crop* now vijiening are siil to Lein fineor lcr, and prombctmabiindant yield. —Tbe riPestine (Texas) Advocate say.* a rf) orl hill. rea. lii l thero, j.retiy well authen-th.itnl, tLat eipbt ivbiiemen wet.' bung to* •ree on the Trinity, in N.ivairo cu inty, a Rw d.iys since. Tiiey v.ereruid to be liorse-ihicves. —Jti' now denied that Colonel Drake, who put down the first oil well in tlii-. cuun-try, ie dead, or that he has ever been an in-ma'e of a Connecticut |.oor-lijuse. He is livine in New Jer^y, and, from ¡irtseta aji-pHirance*, will never need any town tu sup-)*iit him or bis family. — .V Cleveland paper siys tint “a Ciiina-m in p.'-oil throiigli lili* city with a thr.jugU lukrt frOnj N»w York to Hmg K-mg, ( hina, fof which he paid í'.!25. He traveled aa an emignnt. Thi* i« prubaMv the lurgest journey hitherto made on a singlw ticket, Tlie li.ilance sheet of the Frcedmen'a Bureau for the I'lirrint year shows that on the 3Kt of Isrt Alt General (Inward hid rtTiisining on hand the ú.llowing moneys: AiiproprKlipg fundi', jl.tifJ d'?’’; rtftigeea' fund, .'ftli'i'“11; 'chool fuml, iiql'-iO; cl.iims fund. 81,220,166. —Ti e Hm.'e of ReprcrinO.tlve' of AA’isfi. irgirn 'J’rrri’ory hi' elected .Mi-« Eftz-i'ieth !’.-(b'r«, .ft rr,' riy of (ftseg-v county, in New A rtk, to the c-ffic.' 01 Enrultiiig Cietk. Misa prcbl.» ..-r.rivei! tlie T"'C uf I'Ver.T I’..'; ibli-c.nmii 't'er. -^Le is one of the muit .siic-'( 'K! !;v( ' '■:» on, the Pacific oast. — C. B. .-^.ii. h rs and wife, of Küily, Ksn».'J, p. il'y iilhd « w.ui.i will» gi;; I uwd.r, And bting in a playful mood .It,.11.Mr tl-c itvVt-, tLt Colonel iliiew* few;(’s on li e l.ol tiinh'i'. Tbe d *h Cui4-: la.¡rated ir. ll'C saucer and th-.' re.ult was, S.ii dirs f l.d (¡.‘ir* WiUl uni of the window (OL.'idirJ.i/ iKiiingi-d. The Gduiialbought ri w V.inJow-'.'ii-he»shortly ii|X IKriuii-nt.    f --Hiirley i' the naw* urf.^'^ip or,,„k, ,n.i The other night he' j'lue ollierwboi mil-began to puunJ, kick, r^i    bi*    le- triat hi' Wl e. This tA „bo',i her. The poor rcciiy, he lhr«lim.l I#, ^¡n, no garment on woman, baieftol^ ay r.n out of the huuae except her chemise, and int.. the snotVe^i blocks, wh. n he wa p'orst". J her . ■. arroateJ hy a policeman, uveii^nW mt'l — luw* ia Is^r than New Euglind, wilh-sylvama-largf,,)    productive than all out Mi'.in* / toj^eihfr. Kb* Im* thirty tiv# ol Ibim pul ,., of rich, black mold, and to-luillion 1" ^ birro» can be turnedovei lUirty ”•7 •‘’“•♦f ihcR* arrts. Althiiii|li lea* than luillton (ilioiH are under ciiliiv«Uon, they live 1-^,1    ,    ear    eighty.(its millioQ lm*b« ' grsin. pereiir* cf n romantl» turn nf nilnJ ,wl!l It grfildeil lo learn that Bromic, th* rji-nler of (h* ¡hlniatian in»i'rg»i.O, 1» * very W'sllhy pes'i'it of / ippr. very tall, ■mf ei.reilingly li."n<l«oni*. He has Ihe •toie'aiire of twelvr In u'.enants, all iniellK !:i.«it B'lil.''», In making the lit'lirreclloo. which 1» msinlains.l Hy 1,860 well-dflllei! nr.d wtM diwdpline'l rifi#iB«n, who ere aloe .(II nd v i'.h fri'Ui fo'ir to »i* revolver*, a 'Wl rtl, si'll a ii'iint-er of dagger*, all of th* Iite't pal'cr”», Tl ‘V have ma le all the ii'i'iirialii I'Rtl'S amf ros'l* Invrceiwllilt by C" vetlf'B ll.eia wilh huge rtir'«« - The Gtard Jury ■.( Berk' cniinly, I**., while on s vi it to l!-e almr-huii'W Iial week, i.iwde li.'iiiiry aa lu th» 04»e of a buv iiaiuoil J. i.'lh 1 »l!g«lf. ami rejiorted to thr court tl at they fuiiud him lit on* of the daik, un-d*r,'iMiii'l tvlla it’d talked with hlitt thi. ugh the grwlw. HU feet were faaUiied tug. ihrr wbli iMrepa amttnd thr ankha, Snd a I Lain about eighteen Int lie» In length mn* te.ilig them. The prewenl officer» nf th* »'HH hr u<* know very lllil* »Kwl hi» bln» tory, IVS h* wio. plicul thne many year* *.^11, ai d ws* ihaiiie,! and kejit oiifine 1 foi aU»i..|'iiiig to “*t fir* *6 taf the Imilá* inga.

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