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i r i Sfje : El ails pectin-1 jr -jJr-T r V.vIV""""""" ' 2X Trg FATSEB OF A , FAMIL F. Sow j that , -the, summer has . begun , in 'iraod earnest! and the- hot and dusty - atmp.ta become" almost unbearable, tho .writer has a word of ady ice - Some Wed neaday morning with .the wife and little' ones, tase the 8 A. M. train for the iuce. get aboard of that fine little craft, thoj Camelia, and after about two hours plea-' sant sailing, you will reach the Tillage of: - Mattderille.' Should you choose to disem bark here, there are beautiful grores un-; der which you can eat your luncheon ; 'the numerous bath houses all invite you - 1. - in Ka limniil v1tb vrhilA fVl A ( trim little sail boats are all afloat ready to give you " an hour ' or two of pleasant Baning over the ' rippling waters. If ' jou prefer, a. more quiet and -rural time, remain on the boat., which; soon glides Into, that .beautiful .river,, the Tche- fnneta. and. hy 12 ILyou will find yourself under thoae grand, and majestic oaks, which are the pride of the quiet oM towri of Madisonville, where until - 8 P. M., yon can loll,-read books, watch the-happy faces of the little ones as tbby play in the cool -shade,' eat the nice luncheon SrMch :rthe ' good wife .has -brought brer in" the hamper (you must not forget that, for no meals are served n the boat but you need, not take the trouble to provide for the ioe or liquids, for our genial young friend, Thos. Dunn, "will see pat you are well cared for..,, .Try his sherry and you will indorse the statement- .- After . : these three. hours of , quiet enjoyment, the boat "starts back to the city, retouching at. Mandeville, and arriving at the wharf iu time to take the 7 P. M. train to the city. If the man is not more vigorous for work the next day, the wife's smiles, are brighter, the children's cheeks more roHy--thtre well, juM you try it once. Don't pay you cau't afford it,' 'when I tell you that Purser Eichards only asks you for one dollar for the' round trip, and then thorp may be a doctor's bill saved. , Take the advice of '-.5!s. l !!'Onk who has TRrao It." .ytj.v.-ir.r -. -i . ; Texas. "' "We learn from the San Marcos Pioneer that Thomas Malone, a widely oieeintl young gentleman, was killed near that town the other day by Jarne Henderson. The Pioneer says : Thomas and John Ma- tniiA t.n KimrlA limthATa- hxl .Amnniml Th hnnm with il r. Ilni1ininn'a family, consisting of ' himself, wife and two children-He i Hflml-.i-sunl wan fro- . fluently absent, and Mr. Malone paid the , Attention and courtesy due a lady to Mrs. Henderson. Herein arose the w hole dim- . a . - -w ' - -i a. curty. X.V11 eyes, ana evu tongues mis- unci p 1 1 n awa, tr - n n t ' rvueuucu city ijuuamuciiw v v vi, ywx Tom and this is the result. . . " '' From the Pioneer we also learn that xsarney .Barnes died ob the 27th ult. from iDjuries inflicted upon him by a negro some weeks ago. m . n : ? 1 a i - me iuuuwiuk tun tipwuu wiegriuiia to the Galveston News : a ayasqta, . way oi, ioy. la&z atur-day, at Anderson, a dispute arose between Henry Boggess and James Caw-thon in reesrd to a money transaction. . - wmcn tney agreea to settle tnia morning at daylight, when they, met, and Caw- tnon shot throucn the heart and in stantly killed Boggess. Cawthon made bin eacana.' I ; : . 1 '- . K - Brknham, May SI. Tlie Commander of the Post reports that W. C. Joynes, a merchant of Brenbam. shot a man named .Harkina in UN' bowels yesterday. -Har- , kina is now reported dead, and Joynes is at large. The military and civil author-. ities are united in the effort to effect his capture. ' arisen about goods belonging to Joynes in the possession of Harkihs. . - r -, Mr. H. C. Manning, late pro tern, of the Tyler. Index, who , so boldly charged wholesaJa fraind in, that eollaetion di- Tt-iAT. in vnlvin o- thA AUAflanr. rur.1 iff.Lrrr suD-assiBtant otuoersy a and tne omcers ox thA ITnitAH fifAtM InotriAt , Onnrt. vu summoned before the late grand jury at Tyler, and on pcrsistehly refusing to testily, was, we learn from the Bepubilean, committed to jail until the next term of the court, six mouths hence. , , Mr. Charles Morgan, has promised a subscription of .two hundred And fifty thousand dollars to the San Antonio and i Mexican. Gulf Railroad, provided the people immediately, interested in its construction ..will do their, duty in the premoses. '. , . ., , 'A correspondent of the San. Antonio that the Indians . lately made a raid into Coleman county, . carrying off . a great nrniT hnnM tsA riflintr honaai. etc but killed no one. ... . ..... rwn "w T 15" - m n noil. ' M ' xl.. j. lit) xiextuu, os uue ut, tmyo ui i uw crops, that every day its editor sees numbers of persons from every direction in Western Texas, and the reports that they give are uniform. "They never saw so promising a pros-Tject as is now presented, for over whelm- eorghnm. and vegetables of every kind. 1 .ntA vfiAitt ia in rianirer nf rntit. eaDecnu- ly if the present wet weather continues. Fruits promise to be most abundant, as also the grape crop. It is very true that vegetation is not as forward as we have known it ; indeed, it is backward, but that fact goes for nothing in our climate, w uva v wnw avsa w uawu w same ground during a single year." , . Herald's table a very finespeciman of crude Sulphate of Gypsum, (Plaster rmsf ioaoa ai Atascosa cotiuty, forty miles from that city- It is equal to tne l am oiis tedH" at ilemtmatre, near Paris, France, and from wmch the. world renowned "Plaster of Paris" is made. Stone coal in abundance has also been found about eight miles from this gyp- ; sum.. The San Antonio Express says a man named Galbraith was killed, a few days since, near Lockhart, by Cabanisl - This difficulty originated in a dispute about a ow.' - 5 ' ' ' A. Ktw' Vtlmme from Tennyao. Tenny-snn. BAoordin r to an Encliah corresnond- ent. has a new volume ueny retuiy ; in XaCb, it Was xntcuutxi vu ira yuuuouni ' month, but as yet the title is not quite settled.' He has been engaged on it since October last, and any one who knows the care which he bestows on his worts will not be astonished if we have a little delay. He seems to prefer publishing just as people are preparing for the sea-side. Scotland or ' Switzerland. ' Tennyson is perhaps the most fastidious of authors ?. regards his -productions, and has a printing press at home, so that his works as by his own head. His copy comes to the publisher in type. The only other IngCsh author who equals him "in this particular is Charles Dickens, who is meet careful as regards MS. . r . The Galaxy has a story of Horace Ver-set. A young artist, whom Vernet suspected of belonging to a clique of his de-: tractors, brought him two drawinir. beir. ging him, with many compliments, to give a candid opinion of them. Vernet took one. looked at it a moment, and then, without having seen the companion picture, gave it back to the young painter, saying, M X prefer the other." V- The Pexlfa Xbrpeditfon. " j 1 " . 'fr jt, i-t . .r .. i .j Startling fncuUnt cfher Xats Voyage to r Ouba- Mutiny and Death An Engage-, : mwnt with the Ettemy Hen and Armor' mmt Landed for the Patriot Army- . Her&rtnrntoJfew.lork.,,!,! - From the Kew York Saa, iUy SL " The Peril expecHtioh, which left this' port for Cuba about a month ago, was one of the most successful which, ever lauded at the V ever faithful isle." -. . The r steamer, having accomplished her inis- siuxt, returned to this-: port on Saturday evening, with some passengers on board wno naa witnesses wio, aisemoarsation of the trooTw. and from one of the num ber we obtained the following interest' a i ... , mgiacu in TOiinwuun witn ner voyage : " THE PROGRAMME. - The steamer took out about four hun dred and fifty men, to Brother with a lar snpply of arms and ammunition, includ ing some batteries of artillery. By a pre tioub arrangement, which indicated a high degree of strategic wisdom, it was decided that the vessel should stop at the most available point in the Bahamas, or on the coast of Cuba the point to be selected according to the emergencies which misrht arise. A number of officers of Cespede's army had been instructed to Keep a iook out zor tne expedition, dui this fact was communicate to the Spanish, and troops were sent to intercept them.' Owing to this ' circumstance, tne volunteers failed at the first lauding to meet the expected guides. : WHlSREY. MUTINY AND DSATH. t . The . men ' were treated excellently duiing the voyage, but there were a few troublesome spirits among 'them.; who fought with each other on trivial sub-iocta .i connected with - the expedition. One of these men succeeded in obtaining a large bottle of whiskey, which j he drank in one day.: Under the influence of the liquor he became, as might be expected, almost ungovernable, . and he challenged a number of bis comrades to fight. -The quarrel soon spread, until it was followed by a mutiny, . important enough to demand the interfere neo - of the officers, but not of sumcicnt proportions to excite apprehensions ot a formidable revolt. While it? was at its zenith, a non-commissioned officer 'rushed to the 'scene, and, having matte Lis way among the combatants so as to divide them, ne exclaimed, "If any iuau comes beyond this line he dies V Suiting the action to the word, he leveled his revolver, and held it ready for use. The mutineers, startled by hi 4 threat, remained quiet for a moment, and then resumed the disorder. The non-commissioned officer repeated his threat. "When one of the volunteer, defying him, raebed past the fatal line, a shot was fired from the peace-maker's revolver, and the mutineer fell dead! Order was then restored, and it remained undisturbed as the calm of death. When Gen. Jordan, the commander of the expedition heard of the result of thin pistol shot, and the valor of the soldier who fired it. he promoted him at once to the grade of captain. ' A SHOT AT THE PERIT. No other' incident of importance occurred until the steamer reached the coast of Florida and was rapidly sailing for the northern portion of Cuba. Then one of the o hicers discovered a Spanish man of war coming towards the vessel, and when he announced the , fact the passengers became vfcry excited over the prospect of having an engagement with the enemy at sea. Knowing the brutality of the Spaniards, some one suggested that a black flag should be hoisted, but the suggestion was repudiated by all the rest. At this moment a shot was fired across the bows of the Perit from the Spanish vessel, and Gen. Jordan caused the American flag to be hoisted, and it was recognized by the Spaniard, who did not repeat the hos tile salute. The man of war then sailed for the Perit. evidentlv for the numose of searching her, or to inquire about her destination ; but Gen. Jordan perceiving her object, ordered all the lights on the steamer to be extinguished, a mandate which - was instantly . obeyed. . Then, favored by the darkness ox the night, the Perit took another course and escaped from her watchful pursuers. AN ENGAGEMENT WITH THE ENEMY. The Perit subsequently reached her destination, and anchored a short distance from the landing place on the Cuban coast. Here she was joined by another exiedition, consisting of a large steamer, whose arms and men were transferred to her. The work of removing the munitions of war then commenced, and it all safely conveyed ashore. Soon after the volunteers landed they were met by a detachment of Spanish cavalry, and an engagement ensued, in which three Americans were killed. The bodies were interred on the field. The main body of the troops having defeated the Spaniards, proceeded to join the army of Cespedes. They are reported to be in high spirits. - IaiprtaBt Experfaaeata with Heavy Gaaa. The London Times gives the following interesting summary of the results of recent experiments' with heavy guns at Woolwich : t One pattern of the Woolwich coiled wrought-iron gun endured 400 rounds with ordinary service charges of SO pounds, - English large-grain cannon powder, and 714 rounds with battering charge of 43 pounds ; in all, 1114 rounds a test far beyond anything that such a gun could probably be called upon to resist, even during a great war. The gun remains perfectly serviceable. The gun and its ammunition were calculated for each other, regard being had both to power, endurance, weight and cost ; and that there may be no mistake as to the powers of the Woolwich 9-inch gun, with battering charges of 43 pounds, we give the maximum penetrations which the gun is capable of efiecting, as laid down by the Committee on Fortifications : into earth 40 feet, into concrete 12 feet, into brickwork 12 feet, into rubble masonry 8 feet, massive granite 2 feet (but with fracturing ana disintegrating effect to a much greater depth and over a considerable area), into iron plating 11 inches. " The second gun fired 400 rounds with ! SO-pound charges, and 649 with 43-pound i charges 1049 rounds in all. ' During the firing of the 400 80-pound charges, and during 207 of the 43-pound charges, the vent was in rear of the usual place. The last 442 rounds with 43 pounds were fired through a vent, in the ordinary service position, which is more severe upon the gun. The piece is now unserviceable, but became so by a most gradual and easily-watched process. About 200 rounds before the end of the trial a flaw was detected in the steel tube. It developed gradully. though the steel bar is tightly gripped by the wrought iron ex- terior, up to the one thousand and second round, when gas was discovered escaping from the indicator hole a small orifice bored- in all our heavy guns to give notice when a steel tube is cracked through. The proof was continued with -full battering charges, until at the one thousand and forty-ninth round the steel tube shifted forward about two inches, and closed the vent, so that further firing became impossible. Thus, though the gun is unserviceable, it has stood an enormous test, and yielded slowly at last, step by step." ; j Tmtovi rmantitiAM nf ninr cane are being planted in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. . . ( ; EF Punch has a cartoon by Tenniel, representing the conventional Yankee presenting a large pie, partly covered with a cloth, marked ClaimJXaoO.OOO,-000,'' to the United States representative at St. James ; John Bull's broad back seen in the distance. Says Jonathan (as interpreted by Mr. Sumner), "Wall, JBev-erdy l Guess this - lot '11 about du for your friend John Bull thar." To which Mr. Eeverdy Johnson replies : "Ha t T ve dined with him a ffood deal lately, and J bte won't eat that, f promise you." " Spain During the ;Cfrll War. A . statement made not ' long since by Mr. UL'J, Perry, our Secretary of Legation in Spain, to the effect that the Government of Spain had resolved at one period of our civil war, to commence war against the United 8tatee, has exeited a good deal of attention and curiosity. : ' From' information, that has since reached' as, we- are inclined to believe the statement well founded. ' The determination of Spain was brought about by the intrigues of, the Emperor; of the French, and was based on a complaint that oar Government had been guuty of a violation of neutral rights.' The 9th of . October, 18C3, was fixed upon as the day for commencing hostilities, orders to that effect having already been sent out by toe Spanish uovernment. . But through the active efforts of librl Spaniards, devoted friends of out cause as identical with their own, counter orders were sent out by the steamer from Cadiz of September 15, 1863, and the wnole anair was suppressed. ' In the present condition , of. Spanish politics it would be, highly imprudent to disclose the- names of the persons who rendered us this service. They are now, since the revolution, prominent public men, and their : positions and influence would be BeriouslVi. com rro m buvl . bv a premature disclosure of their agency iu this transaction; But the time will pro- oaoiy come oeiore long wnen their names can be made known, and we can award them the acknowledgments their friendly K1I1U9IUK1IC. 4. .HINTS. '- REMARKS. ' . The above, whether made for the occa sion, or only unearthed to create sympa- tujr buiuiik uur people lor tne opanisa domination in Cuba, carries little weight with it in reelect of veritv. If t h Snan- ish crown, under the machinations oi the xonperor ..Napoleon, had determined to wage war acramst this conntrv. it m ner- f ectjy ridiculous tosuppose that such high contracting parties couldlbe thwarted by " active efforts of liberal Spaniards," who now are, of course, "prominent public men oi position and mnunce in tne bpan ish Government The Cuban imbrotrlio. as a high Conti nental question, is one of entirely too much importance to be treated in a trifling manner by the authorities of the United States. They ought to be thor oughlv posted as to what is transpiring. in Cuba, and be prepared to maintain the traaixionai aoctnnes oi American states mansbip, if the situation prescribes action in the regard, whether as an abstract question or as anected by European views and acts in tne premises. National Intelligencer, 2d, Anirict mad Hpaia Letter freaa Dir. . Perry. Mr. Horatio G. Perry, Secretary of Legation at Madrid, has written a letter justifying his being present with Mrs. Perry at an anti-slavery meeting in that city in uctooer, ana closing witn tne ioi-lowing intimation that the Spanish Government at one time actually sent orders to its squadron in the West Indies to commence hostilities against this country: And I have to say now to my countrymen that in the conflicts growing out of our war in the labors which were performed here for America I am deeply indebted to "my brave and loyal wife for services to our country of the highest order services such as no other person; coma nave performed, and such as she herself could not have performed if she had not had at once the whole heart of the Spanish people with her, and that respect from the Court and Government which genius and high character alone command.. , . Our citizens now And many friends in Europe prompt to flatter the Bide which had won j and Governments flatter ns, and foreign statesmen hob-nob with our leading men through the Atlantic cable : and all that iswelL But where were they in 1863 f How many could be counted sure for us then f Abo re all, sir, who was it checked and impeded the hostilities already resolved on by a foreign foe on our Southern' frontier while our armies stood matched at Fredericksburg and Chattanooga? Who was it succeeded in sending out counter orders after the orders for opening hostilities on a given day had already been dispatched f Let those who can answer that question come and give me lessons of Americanism, and tell me what is politic, -and what is diplomatic for American representatives in Spain. But if they cannot answer it, beg them, sir, to take counsel with those who can. It will be good for America that they take counsel. For there are things which our people will some day understand, and names which our American children will be taught to bless and honor, which the poor jealousies of men not ashamed to attack a woman can never reach. With great respect, sir, Your obedient servant, Horatio G.' Perry. Telegraphing in Fac Simile. The London (Eng.) Post says : Where may we expect discoveries in electrify to stop? An invention, not many removes from one for telegraphing a portrait, is said to have heen made by Mr. Meyer, an official engaged in the French telegraph service. He has discovered a plan for telegraghing a fac simile. The details are not given, but if what is published is a fact, the new system is as wonderful as the electric telegraph itself. There is no transmitter wanted; the sender of the dispatch is his own clerk. The message itself does the duty of the interpreter, and controls the electrical power so as to make it perfectly faithful. ' That which the Meyer system gives us is not a copy more or less exact, of the message sent to us ; it is the fac simile of our correspondent's writing; so that, thanks to this apparatus, telegraphio dispatches will present, so far as regards exactitude and authenticity, all the guarantees now found in postal communications.' If this is not on enigma, and does not refer to some kind of cypher and there is no reason for thinking that it does Mr. Meyer will be among the famous of - the future. We are further told that ths apparatus is at work onfjthe railway from Paris to Lyons, and' the lines from Paris to Marseilles and from Paris to Bordeaux will soon be provided with it. Stlf'Acting Photographic Apparatus. An invention new to English operators is described in a recent number of the j Illustrated Photographer. It is called the " Ophthalmos' and is in reality a camera provided with mechanical contrivances for automatically uncovering and covering the lens and exposing the plate. It is sent up attached to a small balloon without an operator, and at any required height takes a picture of the surface of the earth beneath it, with all the bearings of the compass accurately marked. It has often occurred to the writer of this that a time might como when a system of self-recording photography (microscopic, perhaps,) might " take note " of the progress of events, such as a battle, or of a spectacle of any kind, such as an eclipse, in a series - of successive photographs at brief intervals, showing its whole progress from beginning to end nr thwhnl aeries of events I in a banking house, with portraits of every one who entered, and of all their movements ; or in a ceremonial such as a coronation, a marriage, etc But when this idea. shall have been realized. we Buppoee We must not dare to say that we suggested it.. The same satyrie grin which now meets the suggestion - would then meet our claim to it F - . Just JSol As far as we can see, the Treasury officers made very little, either pecuniarily or otherwise, out of their presentation of an old bill of ten dollars and a half against Gen. Beauregard. But the Government would have a considerably 'better chance in its petty cash account, if all the officers who went into the rebellion would show as clean hands as the punctilious little Creole, whose book-keeping has brought our accounting clerks to gxieL ifctc Xork Tribune. Chinese Labor fbc the Soutfa. ..,-.. r: , . :. ! " . , - ;': .' ' The" agent at Selma, Ala.,' of the St. Louis C. L Company, publishes the following circular: ; , yr , -7''.",,.' CHINESE IMMIGRATION COMPANY OF ST. ,f , , . . ,IX)UIS. MISSOURI. ;., To the Planter of tke South The above named company is now organized and is completing its arrangements to supply the Southern planters with - Chinese laborers, to be collected at St. Louis and distributed , through the South in time for the crops of next year. The labor question is obviously the great problem to be solved in connection with the restoration of the. South to anything like its former prosperity. The solution, of that question - is most readily and most suct-eesf ully found in tho vast and over- . '1 "11 A 1 1 nowing population ox inma huts cneap-ness of Coolie labor, the peculiar adapt-edness of that race to the climate of. the South and to the production of Southern staples, and in the cheap and convenient transportation afforded by the Pacific Kailroad. This road is now completed from the Mississippi River to San Francisco, and this company is now ready to correspond with Southern planters in reference to furnishing Chinese laborers for their plantations. There are in California between two and three hundred thousand Chinamen at the present time, and uianv more are constantly arriving- from across the PaA cific. We wish to begin the transportation of them to St. Louis as soon as practicable, and to have a large supply of them on nand in time for the crops of next vear. In answer to the principal inauirv in regard to the introduction of Chinese labor in the South' (we mean cost), we can only say at present that we estimate tho expense of transportation to Selma at about 50 per head, the cost of his lalor at from i to $5 per month, and fed. In recommendation of the (Joolie as a hiborer, it may, in conclusion, be saia that it is easv to make him a permanent fixture when he once becomes located, as he can be contracted with without difficulty for a series of years together, as he is noted for his faithful and religious adherence to his contracts. Address : F. H. Hawks, Agent. Care B. M. Woolsey, Selma, Ala. Stanton and Ilia E aeon rag-eaten t t "Be- belliaa." Washington (May 90) Correspondence Boston Post. I Ex-Secretary Stanton, who has been ill for some weeks, has so far recovered as to be able to ride out. It will be re collected that some months ago there v as v controversy about the seutimenta of Mr. Stanton at or about the time of the breaking out of the rebellion rela tive to the merits of the issne between the North and the South. On the other hand it was alleged that Mr. Stanton was in full svmoathv with the Souther ners ; that he said encouraging words to a certain United States military officer wlio bad determined to espouse the Southern cause ; that he enthusiastically endorsed the course determined upon by ex-Senator Brown, and gave him a poagpeea as neieittne uniceu states Senate to go oyer to the Southern Con-federacv. etc. On the other hand, it was by the friends of Mr. Stanton, but never by nimself, denied tnat ne was in sym patby with the rebellion at tne com mencement thereof, etc. A letter is extant, written by Mr. Stanton to a gentleman in the West, wherein the Carnot of the war in unqualified terms expresses his aDorovai of the stand taken by the South and his sympathy with their strng-. gie. i ne letter is a a tea alter tne attacK upon Sumter, and after the date of the melee between the Baltimoreans and members of the Massachusetts troops when the latter were passing through Baltimore en route for Washington in 1861. Opporition Telegraph Lines'. The Philadelphia Post, of May 27, has the following respecting the opposition telegraph movement : Good accounts continue to come to us of the operations of the movement in opposition to the great telegraph monopoly. Some twenty-one States are now traversed by the lines belonging to the opposition companies, and when the French cable shall be laid in the summer or early fall, an impetus will be given in the direction of competition which will greatly increase the influence and number of the new lines. There is a line extending from San "Francisco to Salt Lake City, which, it is expected, will be carried on to Omaha in a month or two. From there communication will soon be regularly maintained with the Atlantic cities. A convention of the opposition lines has been called at St. Louis in September, and there will doubtless be measures then taken which will result in a union which; thongh not at first so financiallv or po litically influential as the present monopoly, will be founded on a basis so radically superior in point of common sense and common justice that it cannot fail to work a complete revolution in the present svstem of telegraphing. There is no doubt but that these companies, or this union of companies, will be willing and prepared to take contracts from the Government to transmit messages under a postal telegraphic svstem. and. viewing all the signs of the times, there is great reason to nope that this present year will not pass awav without either tne estab lishment of this much needed system or such steps on the part of the Government as shall lead to its adoption early in 1870. Sea Story A Tale of Starvation. -We copy the following from the New York otar. oi may a: A most remarkable case of tenacitv of life has been recently exhibited by a negro named James Wilson, twenty-five years of age. He was employed at Aspin-wall in shipping the cargo of the steamer Rising Star.-which left for this port at 1 o'clock on the morning of the 18th inst.. and arrived here last Tuesday, 25th inst. After supper, on the 17th. the man hid himself in the lower hold to enjoy a nap, -and slept until the following morning, when, by the noise of the machinery, he found himself at sea. As the hatches of the three decks were closed, all noises that he made to attract attention were unavailing, and he resigned himself to his fate. Becoming at last ravenously hungryt he had recourse to drinking his own urine from his shoe, to sustain life. The cargo, where he was situated, con : sisted only of wool and hides, and afforded nothing eatable. . He fell finally-into a torpid state, from which he was awoke early last Wednesday morning by the fresh air admitted by opening the different, hatchways after arrival. He had been nearly nine days without food. He was unable at first to retain anything on his stomach but a little sherry wine, but by degrees became able to eat. He was too weak to stand, but his mental faculties were clear, and he told his story distinctly. He is now at the Colored Home, under charge of the Commissioners of Charities and Corrections, and, will be returned to AspinwalL , . Resist the Bemnnina. The Arabs have a fable of a miller who was one day startled by a camel's nose thrust in the window of the room where he was sleeping. Said the camel : r it is very cold outside ; want to get my nose in.' The nose was let in, then the neck, and finally the whole body. Presently the miller began to be extremely inconvenienced by the ungainly companion he had obtained in a room certainly not long enough for both. r r - . " If von are inconvenienced, vou mav leave ; as for myself, I Bhall stay where I am, saia tne camel to tne man. The morale of this fable concerns alL' When temptation occurs, we must never yield to it. we must not let its nose in. Everything like sin must be turned away from. He who yields even in the slightest degree will soon be entirely overcome; and the last state of that man is worse than the first, v y-,-. ,.Z iv '" . . 'I' . .1 , A Moving Pillar of 'Watar. Z 'A Huge Waterspout Move Over Long Ulan 4 ' hoot Drawn into the SkuNamw Eecapa - f From too Now York Bos, May 21 The storm of Wednesday evening was unusually severe along the coast of Long Island; At times the wind blew perfect hurricanes. These were followed by torrents of rain.. , Brigs and -schooners lost fpars and sails, and considerable damage Between 6 and 7 o'clock, as the steamer Martin was coasting up tne. eouud. an immense waterspout: was discovered. When first seen it was several hundred .yards ahead of - the vessel, moving rapidly up the Long Island shore. Some fishermen, who first . observed the phenomenon, said that immediately after a -hard shower tuey noucea an, immense dmae cloud forming in the heavens. While they were wondering at its rapid formation, and momentarily awaiting a further deluge of rain, a conical pillar or huge npright funnel descended trom the cloud. The apex of the spout was down ward. At first it apparently consisted of a dense vapor. A similar cone arose from the bosom of the Sound, and the two became united during a vivid flash of lightning. - When . ; .this junction was formed, the water seemed to .run up the sides of . the funnel like flames of fire enwrapping a church steeple. , A high wind Srevailed, and the column became ob-que to the horizon. . The pillar at its base was tne size ox . a nogshead, but some hundred feet above the water it was no larger than a lager beer keg. The spinning column of water danced over , the waves like a huge gian in a waltz. Nearing Cold Spring it shot across the harbor from Oyster Bay about a quarter to 7. In its course it sucked up a row-boat, sending it spiral! v several hundred feet in the air, carrying it over a boat house, and dropping it on the beach. , Just outside the harbor it struck a brig, completely dismasting it in the short soace of three seconds. Its power of suction was enormous, and it is estimated tnat over a nail million gallons of water were drawn into the clouds during its existence. Nearing the beach in tne vicinity ot uanvard's castle, it was Heen bv a bov named King. The urchin said tnat he heard a terrible roaring, and on turning about saw twenty steamboat pipes rolled into and a mile ion g twistm g toward tne snore, l ne boy ran for his life, and the spout ran upon the shore apparently in pursuit of him. Striking tne beach fronting the castle, the vast pillar of water broke, and the shore for an eighth of a mile was deluged by its flood. The phenomenon was also witnessed by Mr. John Banvard. who spaeks of it as a wonderful natural curiosity. Remarkable Photograph. -The Tnolumen (Cal.) News publishes the following : A lriend writing to us from Elliott, San Jojqum connty, informs us that he basin Li i possession a surveyor's instrument, on tht ffront lens of which there is plainly seen a beautiful landscape, with all the varied hues of nature. The cause that produced this landscape painting on the lens is one of those mysteries not explained by any known laws or rules of science. The owner of the instrument, though he does not hesitate in vouching to the date (even to the very hour) when this painting, by some unknown law of nature, wsb done. According to his account, it was done in this wise : Some fifteen years ago the instrument, a splendid one, had oeen in . use. and was left standing for a time on the plain, in a scorching . mid-day's sun. fronting a woodland. When . again brought into use a correct picture of the fronting woodland, with all the various colors of the landscape, was photographed on the lens, and has remained unchanged to the present time. . ... ;. IST A paregoric wedding is the latest matrimonial novelty. It takes place about the end of the first year., - ,;i Br" Mr. and Mrs. Gladstone, while out riding, narrowly escaped a bad accident. A . Paris paper represents the lady . as speaking thus of the occurrence : I never thought.' of William; I never thought of myself t I never thought of my (children., I only thought, what on eaifh will become of the bill relating to the Irish Church f " Mr. was in the habit of asking his children to repeat the text, on their re turn from church, to prove that they gave attention.1 One Sabbath the text was, Why stand ye all the day idle f Go into my vineyard and work, and whatsoever is right I will pay thee.f Charlie came home, and was asked to repeat the text. He paused a moment, and then as if it just came to him after much thought, he said : " What are you standing 'round here doing nothin' for f Go into my barnyard and go - to work, I'll make it all right with you." ; Manufacture of Willow Baskets oy Ladies. Says the Memphis Sun : - In Tishomingo county, Miss., the ladies have gone into the willow ' basket manufactory, and it is needless to say that, for durability and beauty of finish, they are superior to the article imported from abroad. Willow grows spontaneously in everv count v in West Tennessee and North Mississippi. The twigs must be cut in spring, the bark peeled off immediately, and the long white limbs laid away, to be used as opportunity offers. There are but few large manufactories of willow ware in the United States, and we nope tne example ox tne ladies ox Tishomingo, in this resnect. will not be lost upon both men and women in other counties. Mr. Borie and the Imperialist. The Al- lentown. Pa- Democrat makes the fol lowing statement : Knowing the effect of acknowledging the fact tnat the Imperialist, the monarchical organ, lately established in New York, is published by leading Radicals, high in Grant's favor, the petty politicians and little papers are denying it." The simple fact in regard to this matter is, the money to establish that paper was furnished by Borie, of Philadelphia, one of the members of Grant's Cabinet Secretary of the Navy. It is edited by men holding official positions under Grant in .Washington and New York ; and one of the members of his Btaff is the managing editor. And more, this . paper, the Imperialist, that is now advocating the enure aorogauoit as. evu uio xuruia ox Bepublican Government on this continent, and the crowning of an Emperor. has within the past few weeks been re cognized as tne omoiai organ of the " Grand Army of the Republic," a radical organization, whose chief is John Ar Logan, Radical member of Congress, from Illinois. : ";,V John G . whom evervbodv in Pike knows, tells a good thing on Judge W., whem everybody else in Pike knows. It runs thus: Judge W. had his law office close to a certain doctor's in fact. tney were separatea omy oy a pianJC partition with a door in it. The Judge was at his table busy with briefs and bills , in chancery. The doctor was writing a letter,' and pausing for a moment, called out: "Judge, isn't e-q-u-i the way to spell equinomical P ' Yes, I think it is." said the Judge, "but here's Webstert dictionary I . can soon tell you." . Ha opens the book, turns over the leaves, repeating aloud, e-quinomical e-qui- runs his eye and finger up and down the columns two or tbrea timuL he was certain the word in question is not there 1 Closing tne book with a slam, the Judge lays his specs on the table, and rising slowly, breaks forth : Well, air, I have always been a Daniel Webster man ; but any man that will write as big a dictionary as this, and not put as common a word as e-quinomical in it, cant get my vote for anything hereafter." '. f:,? 4ir . ?om'i Ttp.tter and . mora aeuonAblA weather for the crops' ebuld not be con-.' racten ror. ' cane, cotton ana corn ate ail growing fine and improving fast. The cane crop, particularly, was never bettor u xutpiutxt, anu promises. n - iiunuitat harvest. Cotton, although a little backward, may also be considered pretty fair and clean of grass plenty of forms on it. Of the three, the corn crop is the worse. out nas pu-aea up muchly last weea. ; 1 .... f Alpixartir-ia. TiAsrwMrat. lun 9- I'mojC- The liealth of oar community C "vt"T vwwM'v-a, . w ami a4 baaa OUV w J -iuducing corn .and cotton, to grow; otf raptuij, turn uruigiqg nope to tne xarmer after, a. continued and unprecedented COia spnn g.xiecora, of May zU. . .... , iui i vu. u uiuyuiuauii la on XOOt in OUT P. aiisu to Organize a joint stock compauy r the purpose of erecting a cotton aettd oil factorv. to be located at or near .our villnge, (Providence). The company is to iisve a capital ox $3U,uuu, tne snares to be In ' con3cquenco ,. of - continued fine weather we have to. report a decided im provement in the crops. Cotton ia gro w- ing off finelv. looking healthy and vig orous. Corn, has a good, color, and the t . rm i , : rain ox j. nnraoay .evening luw improved it much. Planters and laborers are more cheerful than they were two weeks ago. and now look forward fox a goodly, viaid. having, passed, the most, critical . part of tne spring. K . ,. ,, - . ' . The back water is going down fast : communication with the hills is stopped for some time. Sale', day at Floyd next Saturday, and no way of getting there. (Record, of May 2. Baton Rouge, Cotton has been injured to a great eitect by the cold nights, bat it is now tmderThe influence of the raiiM. and warmer .weather prevailing, doing mucn better, . ine prospect ox tne corn crop still continues good, but sugar oane is not thriving as it was this time la- year. Advocate of June 2. , Ouachita. The weather during the past week has been warm and pleasant ; we had a . few Blight showers, sufficient to lay the dust about the streets. -,:. The crops of corn and cotton are growing finely. Memphis Intelligencer, June 2. We took occasion daring thepast week to iook at the crops on the De aiard. As a general thing, though backward, they are promising, . aud If no unfavorable circumstances occur, we may expect , a good yield of cotton and corn. . The best crop that we have anywhere seen -is that of H. B. Holmes, Esq. His Co' ton is larger and looks better , than that of his neighbors.,, This is Mr. Holmes's second year's experience in planting, and he has already acquired the reputation of a skillful planter. . : . , II is cotton is just beginning to feel the influence of the fertilizers which he liberally used. We noticed a very poor strip of laud which last year produced nothing. This year it has growing on , it the fii;et cotton in the field. .... . ITelcgrapli, of June 2. . The Minden Democrat,, of May 28, reports the weather very favorable for the crops, and planters quite hopeful. , r . , Texas Indians on the Rampage. . The San Antonio Herald,' of the 30th ult., says that during the last thirty days there is positive evidence ' that the Indians, besides killing several persons,' bave destroyed and stolen more property than during any similar period since the settlement of Texas. ' James E. Ranck, formerly of San Antonio, now 'doing- business m Ma son county, informs the Herald 4 that the Indians are on the rampage in that part of the State. f In a : tight with cow hunters they killed a young son of Mr. Wyckoff; they stole all the horses f i om the town of Llano, the county seat ? they stole a fine lot of horses from Mr.' Geo. Coots and his brother, Monroe. Within two years. Bays Mr. Ranck, they have stolen from me nearly '8000 -cattle and more than f ortv horses and- mules.' They recently burned two stores' and widow Linley's residence, inJudge Bess-ley's neighborhood,. -on the ; Colorado-River. 'Forty-two persons, supposed to I e Kickanoo . ' Indians. did the ' work,. ' while the people were at church. " ! ' Anotner eorresponaens, xntvia jjooie, writing from Fori Mason.' thus describes three days' doing of the noble red men, in that neighborhood. On the 17th inst. a party of some fifty Indians made a descent on a .ranch on Willow Creek, five miles from Fort Mason, killing one white boy, name unknown, and capturing ten head of horses, with which they escaped into the mountains. '' ' On the morning' of the 18th, a party faunnosed to be the same) captured from the ranches on Bluff Creek fourteen head of horses, which they ran off into the timber. They also stole,' on the 16th inst., from different places on Honey Creek, sixteen head. On the 19th. as Mr. Latham. Mr. Thos. Cox, Mr. Chas. Cox, Mr. Christopher Woods, and several other citizens were out stock hunting, they, came across an Indian encampment consisting of about 60 warriors well mounted. ' These gentlemen attacked the Redskins, and after a fight of over three hours,- completely routed them, capturing' three . norees, some bows and arrows, and all of their camp ' equipage ' and provisions. : Too mucn cannot be said of the gallant manner in which these gentlemen behaved in their encounter with the foes of West-em Texas. ' - Mr. J. C Frazier informs the Waco Refrister of a raid into the neighborhood of Kimball, Bosque county, on Thursday night, the 20th ult., a brief item of which we mi Wished yesterday. . xne raiaers were in the garb and with all the equipments of Indians, fired arrows, etc. : but it ia the general impression they were not Indians. They took some twenty head of horses and mules and killed some.; III', UU. V.ftM& HUU ftULll? Messrs. Powell are the main sufferers. - - CUnblnf Stwa. ' '. - From ta Chicago Tlmec. Radicalism had scarce! v reached the height of felicity and gratification to which it was raised bv Sumner's Speech when it began to find it necessary to commence climb hug down. It is now climbing down with even more rapidity than it climbed up. First, it was authoritatively shown that the United States Supreme Court had recognized the belligerency of the rebels even before it was clone by England. Next, is unearthed correspondence from oar Department of State, in which this country officially announced itself satisfied with the issuing of the proclamation bv Great Britain. Then comes more correspondence, , also official, in which this country thanked Spain for its "prompt decision . and friendly action," all of which " friendly action " was precisely what is complained of in the case of Great Britain. Next, the - Radical newspapers began to an nounce that Mr. Bumnei did not speas the views of Mr. Grant. And finally, to can the absurdity of this whole thing, it is stated by the Washington correspond ent of the leading Kadieal newspaper ox the Nerthwest that M all of our early diplomatic correspondence : with foreign Rmremments is undergoing close exam ination by the Administration, and, as a result, members of the Cabinet are questioning whether, in the position we may assume concerning the settlement of the' Alabama chums, we can rest our demands upon England to any great extent on her early recognition of belligerency without, in the first place, running great risk in being beaten in argument, and, in the second place, unnecessarily shackling ourselves.'' -.v-:-;--v.r. Roweh Usaae-la the Swiss canton of Uri printers and editors are whipped on, tne Dare, baca: for. - publishing things which the authorities do not like. ; V ;: . V Vi V.. ';. Lake shad are being found Vn con siderable numbers in Lake Ont&rio, and fishermen are puzzled to know how they got there. nrsrx AsrcErr toicpAKr of ..V;-v3 Lit r l -.-Vf-."- -' ';'" jrWFXFTH; A3CKTAX. ATATXlfEsrT QT THE UIOX INSUBAJTCK COJCFAJTY OY. NKW OBXEA5.3, PUBLISHED AS t.) REQUIRED ! BY i.IiAw"-''"Aari ; THXIH CHARTER. -fjf- ''L-'''" ; v of Premtnttis Received Anting tae yeae . I1M.S13 z S2.8M as Marlae Rinks. Taterciina ted Risks, AiiH 90,196.. .... .. ..... ' Zli!8 ss lUeas Return PrenUama.... : . -. Net PrejnUnua; -i- j - ., rua lxtfwes aurtns tne year: ,-, -..if Flra Ivossea ..$2418 M River Lo8j... ,.,, 14,H SS MarlneXoases.'.:...;...,... 31,589 , I".; f -2 i.. Total LoMC.i Reiasnrmiotij.... ,. 71,012 as , 10,932 U oa , - JSxpt-BLbt-8 aud biUTMt Bcrtp, le dlacoimt aad'1 later -rf acconBt..........,jU,91S 74. Taxes and Itteruol Revenue ' 8,671 88 ' Fifteen par Mst rebate.."....' 28,969 98 t'i;-f ; Beaerved lor Vsteitalaatm: -.' f. ' . Rlsb...w.....:j-.w.'8tat Reserrd rcr .ISfs UMd- 1URtd And Tntiiul RTh Bne...,;.i;;i.l.iJ:t.-.VU' 8,000 6o4 ifiT,8 st Net Pronla...... 11 , The Assets ot tlue Compaur, reduced ta 1 value, aret ' . Ians sectired bypledge.rl.-.'..t.J.'.: tSLfi 1 -''.. ' ' - mortgrnges-I. '25,ki s 11 la reeelvaUlH 1i Premiums. 1&4S IX Stocks, Bonds and. other BecariUo..... U0W o Real Eetiite -;.. MJtJt 7 1 remlomii In amite of collet tlon.... Ciish on tinud...... ....... Htxrtp ot vtaer Oonueites.... ,. 2S, 15 . 62,508 ..' 786 88 CS1S.Q01 M :: The shore statement Is a correct transcript titan t&e boolu of tli Ooaipaar. $ ?A; 'H IAPKIXA,. ITasldeBt, . J. M. CRAWTORO,. Secretary. ... . ,. ' . ' . STATB OF IUISTaVa, V I I"arlsh of Orhuis, Cltj-of New Orleans. I Sworn t, and sniict rlbod before uietlUs lZta. daxotMay, 18SS. ' -JtL G. OOTT8CH AJLK, . .-.-v - , , - r. Notary PnbUo. . Te TUmrd t T)lrf .'tors hare declared a Csskv Idiful nl TEN IH'iX,"UAR8 PER SHARK tO Stocklioldert; atwl Dava farther rwolVed t Fllty Ji Cent, of tue Principal aad Six Per Cent., IsUufst on the outstanding Scrip- of tha Company, eu aad aftr Jans 1, 1S68... , , ; DIRECTORS:' A. Clf JArEXIA,J M Xa F. O E.YERES, . W.B.feCllMIDT,). r. low, J. A. SEKiNOBET, T. Ir.OF.t)E, 3. f;orj)8TEiN', " A. GIRAtJD. ' A. E.11BKB, , Ii.MOUIX)IV :'4-ti,i , R-W.ADAM 8, , . r J. J. FERNANDEZ . A. PEPIN, -:t,. t'. B.8AIX)Y,V 1 i :- ' '- myli-lm M OTT5JTJ CITY. MUTril. LIFE . INHnR. ASCS COMPANY J t "' OF ST, liOTJiS, KISSOT3ti.,;ii' ' Cash Capital of tlfiO.000, already paid ta, with a- v snsfaateed Capital of SaDoTQW., r,.,: . ;' ? - i OFFICKBS-!'' r-,-r Of Parent Offloe to EVIata' JAft. B. eaTJB. . '. ....... ...PrSflldeinV A. H. BCOKNER ..MVloa Presidenk. WM. HAHIEY..; .Baerpfrr. O. O. MtHATTON.... ...0nrl ArraL W. HATCH k..Modlcl Oiiloer W. W. GRI88OM...... jCoHolmur Phrstolaa JOHN P. THOMPSON T..Ax)tttaryv- DIRECTORSt . ; - 1 jab. nr. rtrcAs, . wj h. jembihos. A. M. BRITTON, , . JAS. B. JKAD8, . . '. -r S. A. HATCH.- .' ' JAS. OI YENS. OFFICERS' OF IOTJISIANA AOETNCYt 7 '.. Got. CL.H. MOTJTON............'..PrertdemnV' Jadrs E. T. MKJaRICK.,ViOS PreatdanW . b. b. siMMEa ...... ..........ecucr. : M3EDICAX EXAMXNERSt . ,.. . W. O. ATJ8TIN, M. P. J.N. FOLWI JC Dul I ' "' " IiOrnslANA DIRECTOBS i,' . . . " ' 'I Got. a H. MOTJTON, of C.H, Mouton A Co. '' ' Jadga - K. T MERRICK, ot Baea, Foster A Msnsoo. OCTAVE VOORHI ES, of G. IIJ.IAM, W. Baneker A Oa. M T. FltawWlaaa THOMAS . FITZWI1 IMAS ACo. R. BV MORSE, Prmrrletor CttT Hotel. Geiv B. B. BiMMKS.'' -'.' . .'.: . TheMowad Qtj JCataal tJtfa Inraraaae Co'1 panr being a Home Instltatioa. 16 ahould as pre-' lerred by cMisens of the South for' mmay reasonar' We wtll, however, enumerate oaly. two or three. . - 1. xne atooey niTessea m u is letainaa avnean where it aaslsta in pranottaa Western and Sata--r era trade aad Bommeree, In DuUdlnf np towns sad 1 oioes, ia aereiopina eur nea mineral aaa agrtoa" mm reaooroea, in umming r our greet lines of nil. , road, and la ealttrattnr oar Doundless prairie. ' For these reaaons Boathern and Western, atea Should insure In It. - - a As Its fands are antairested where Itigh rates . of Interest preraiL It oan frrantinaoranee cheaper. . and pay better dividends than ear Eastern Oom-paay. For this reason all persona deatrlna; to-make a eertein end mat nrarLciAn for thair-imU Uesi-shonld insure In IV . . 8. Its Local Board of Tnlalans DUeetors betnc, eoasposcd 08 men of high standing in the comma- ' aity.laa aotBoient saarantea that widows aad rnuans wm do proteotea in soair ncnts, wj poUolea leaned by this Oom ThST naran oy aon 01 oeuo or outerwise. feature la-peon liar to this company, (no other insUtutton beyond the linucs ei she State having a local board,) and' Is, therefore, worthy of the highest egnatderaOoav. -All kinds of Poll olea an issued by una Coin. , pany. Ail policies non-forfeitliig. ThU Compaoy makes noeharza forpalUtrf8a-J or stamps. - - -The lonlslsna ' Branch Ofllo la ta tne Story'. , BoBdlng, an stairs. No. t, corner Cams and Coca- Baea streets, opposite city Hotel, New Orleans,. . .. . - B. b7 BUTMK8, .' - r - State A for Louisiana, ' ,! -' mk8 New Orieana, F R E N O H MEDIO INE S,', ; : NO, MORE COPAIBA . AND CT7BEB8L ... GRIMAU 118 . CAPSULES AND- UQTJID ' BXTRACT OF MATICO VEGETAlis. ! ' Where an other medldnes have faned, thesa-preparations will always effect a core. These ia sura rapid and extraordinary cure of severe, rew cent and chronic cases of private diseases Tbey are need tn tho hospltala ot Parts- by the celebrated Dr. Sloord, and are fonndigreatly saparloe-' to aU hitherto known mineral remedies and Co-,, poiba sad Cubebs. The Injection ia used. In re-, cent, aad the Capaales tn the mora chronio cmusl. STBTTP.OF PERTJVIAN BARK AND UUm This Medlctae pmaenta,. la an agreeable farm.. - use iturc pnncEpiea ox ramu mm, uie um of tonics, eombiaed with Iaen, one of theprtncU pal bases of the- blood. 19 ia- prescribed by the. ; most eminent physicians at Paris So cure Chlo raeia, green alekness,) to faclUtata she develop ment of yoang tematos, sod to reotore health and; Igor to the system ia general',: It rapidly removes the distressing stani ach complaints caused by anaemia aad lucorrbaea, to which ladles are so, otteasableckreaulMlaes and tacHttateo the flow Kof the eatametua, and Is also excellent for Ple cues tho appetite, prssnotsa d&gestion, and ia trranely beauAcisl to all peraons whose blood ba . been unporeriabed ay illness, or long and dimcait reonTalewaeaee. leusewce. The effects of this tsyrap, area once eemtatn and aoeedv. Agfn-a) in New OrJeanas GuUlotJSchwab. , F. rnhia laThur -1 " . Mae tense, Ssiocha, P.DUCONGJS, a Charnrea street. ' TILE. WILSON . WANUF A CTUR1N O CO WW lOimOSi OT, 'i-. 1v, ' One. of the oldest Hardware Maaataoarm '-. EstsMlshiaenta m tho Cotmtry, Hsvtng Utely increased their faciliUes by addl tug new buihilDgs aad tools, are prepared to oxecute all onWrsfoi goods ot their make wlU iT,bey mantifactitra the wen-known and eels, bratea INCREASE WILSON COFFEE MILL, (not tho inferior article called " Imitation Wit-aon Mill.' aud other articles in the line ot Gen eral Aiaraware, consisting in pen ox Wilson's Braces, Jack screws, Imll Stocks, . Turning XAUtea, tMkua uoz vices, nasn ruiieys, uorapoia Hon Cocks, Clamp Heads and Screws, Rivets. Bench Screws, Gridirons, Sheaves, Roller and Iron Bushings, Caulking Irons, Pump Chambers. Ship Scrapers, etc., etc. New vrloe just (pyui, sent to the trade on application, nyU-rCaj

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