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SOXI 11 fTjmiiin-1 Ouik, without rt-fennoee-. 20,00 1st insertioM an uare, 1,00 VZ In-ertkm. 60 Ji, tutorial Notices, 19 all cum, square, 1,60 Tvsjasie-t Advertisements, to liuare insertion, mtut be Pjj for lb advance. Yearly artvv.tiaementt quarterly. 0 VOLUME II.
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI, SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 10, 1859. the old home feelings rushed, for the first lady of the manor; nor has my husband ever St. JosKPa, Sept. 2nd, '59.
The St. Joseph Wui will please publish the Professional Cards. C. C. DASSETT, ATTORNEY AT LAW.
St. Joir.rll, Mo. Offl.e od th.ciruor Fourth and Francis streets. AUldwly From Kntckerbockor of 1855:1 ti i hostilit tor th(J bnt that objcct wa!) Tk Wrl nhmnprl a -kko. cf and nf the I 00 litre li OeftH -i f- leiua II Owe salt.
i Two Three Two eeoailvs-. Three eseesksv uberrtpUaBe, as keek Dell Weajar, Is a eat 1 veriest la eoveaoe. NUMBER 19. DemoorwUo Opinions ot 1tmUo. The St.
Louis JUmMiem and Bi. Louis Herald pronounce it a mastarly expositiol of Federal Constitution, and ozauat panegyric in iu praise. The Rejmbtiam bas evidently token a long jump from the pUtfbrm of iu former idol Abe sage of Ashland ia order to find a footing on tbe slipper plank of Squatter Sovereignty. Tbe Washingtoa OtHutihOiOH of tbe ITth nit, with a wary caution that smacks strongly moral cowardice or mental Imbecility dodge the issue, bat manage to squesv-e out a protest after this wise I The appearance of this production is, to say the least, tmteatonabU." Tbe timidity of the Government' official bugle-blower Is more then offset by the dashing assault of tbe Presidents State organ the Pennsylvania. peals oat Its defiance thus I It seems that th Illinois Senator ba published a lengthy article, false fa its auaVwy extsot nrtw4 ais asi'-iai'tans, ess tVisj bsritot isj question, in the intorieest of all Black Kspub-can Periodicals, Uarpor's Monthly Magaaine.
This periodical is rabidly anti-Democratic, eo much so that it is not to be pmeumeed that an Essay of a truly Democratte character would permitted to find a phuie ia it Judge Douglas baa, tnmrcsrr, caoem a ju or. ffixn for the promulgation of kit heretical opinion. There is not in th whole land a more busy, fussy, intriguing, anxious sneksr after the Presidential office than Judge Douglas. His game is a disgusting one, and th country is becoming tired of the pertinacious and shameless solicitations of himself and the class of mercenary men who ibllw hi fortune like a Swiss guard for pay, present and prospective. canooot be but that the people will torn their backs iudignantly, and, and wilh a ns loathing on the entire park." The Louisville Cowntr ay Squatter sovereignty will bereaftor usurp the place of love-sick stories aud sectional poetry." If, however, if squatter eryvereignty is all that th South bas gained by th Nebraska Kansas act, then we bav been greatly deceived, and our people arw been most than.
fully treated. Is it possible that for the establishment of this tilly dogma the statesmen of tbe South have labored month after month and year after year If we concede squatter sovereignty in a Territory, we have enacted, beyond all cavil or dispute, a most cffbltdal Abolition mca- pre." nil political opponents conld desire nothing more than for him to continue his communications to the people. Few politician have succeeded as letter writers, while many, with their own hands, have written their own epitaphs. Judge Douglas seem to be fated to belong to this class for no weapon ot His en emies could Dave so weaKeuea Dim in in South and destroyed bis political prospects as the letter which appears iu Harper tor September. We cannot imagine what motive prompted Judge Douglas io hi course.
Certainlf bis letter will do him (treat barm in tbe ooutn, and cannot strengthen him with th Democ-lacy of the North. We are constrained to believe from the evidence we daily see multiplying, that he is looking for other than Democratic support, and is preparing, ia tbe event ot a laiiure io secure tne nomination o. ana Charleston Convention, to run a an independent candidate. Th Oreat Eastern. This huge marine giant is described as the ighth wonder of the world)" being pronounced "a more marvellous achievement thaa lb hanging garden of Babylon or th pyramids of Egypt It is said that three thousand persons could mingle together in the danoe upon her dneks, without incommoding each other.
Were she placed upon dry land in St. Joseph, with the bow upon Main street, at tbe Planters' Hotel, the stern would rest upon Third, at Dr. Catlett'i office and great, as weere.in the habit of regarding oar fair little city, would some of ui but content ourselves in the steerage, this (ingle vessel would afford ample ship-room for every man, woman and child in fit. Joseph, to take a sea-voyage in ber at th tame time. One hundred thousand dollar bav been offered for the us of ber, on her first voyage, to be made across the Atlantio to our own shores during next month.
ner trial trip was tobav barer, made on tbe 23d and we look with mncb solicit nd for an account of ber sailing qualitiea. By ber friends it is claimed that sh will easily make twenty miles per hour, although predictions are not wanting that sh will prov a total failure. Why thr do not bav Court la irna. The following from Judg Petlit, explain th reason of bis not holding any more Courts in the different Counties of jfcis district i L-AVtaWOBTB Citt, K. T.
1 August 29, 1869. To the Board of Suprviort of A'. T. Gx.NTLKxr.il i The act of Congress of 1868, allow to bold Courts in th different counties of my District for th trial of which tbe United State are not iatert sled Provided th counties will pay the expenses. Tbe expenses are, rooms for the Court and Juries, stationery, th Clerk' per diem.
((6). and ten cents per mile for traveling and bi costs in an criminal cases wner uoanty shell be adjudged to pay them the Sheriff's fie fa all such case the witness fees in all such cases the pay of the graud and traverse June and tbe bailiffs who attend tipoa tbtna, ead th witnesses before the irrand jury, and lb bur in for summoning wom. Tbe people of the counties seem to verv anxious tbal Court should be held lo tbem, and lam willing to comply wilh their withe so tar a io my power and eomDatible with duty but the officer of th Court and th person who bav been required to aerv a witnesses and grand and travers jurors, complain that they bare not been able to get their pay or fee, and that the County Doards re-fuss or neglect to do their duties ia this rasrsect, and that it is bard that they shoo Id be attached and fined for not attending, wbea they cae get no pay. under these circumstance, i leel it my duty to notify you that 00 Court will be beld in your county till yoti officially inform me tbat yon desire it, and that yon will promptly a'low and pay th expense. This if don at all, should be don at one tbat I may know what to calculate upon.
very respectiuny, jona rimr. Ch. J. Sup. C.
K. T- and J. of 4b In Di. A TosADtt Lady's PasU-asl tn FarU. A Paris oorresoondBt of the Perth Ambotr Journal, aay there is a tntw fashionable ep).
demic raging ia lb French capital a tort of young lady' work, the result of which will last tor many generation i "Th prooea is tbiai Ton buy a est or porcelain (Sevres if you -boot), a xpasie or cheap a your taste or your part will admit of; oa the you paint boada, kridsxiape, flower, or whatever you fancy, with patet prepared for the purpose. Thaa yoe nd it to the poroelaio aaker, who bake it tore times, which so fixe th rjoior that they become permanent, and will last a ionf a the china. I bar seen a complete tea set painted by young lady, which could not be painted for a Uoneaad dollar. Every prate, cup. -car, preserve dish, mt4 cake-bM-et va differ eat, and very baautitnL Of coarse th baker must thoroughly aoderstand his basinas for a rainate too long in tb oven, or th ovea too hot, may e'eatroy all.
Aa artist who had pent many month painting a piece for tb exhibition at th Palaia d'lndMtrw among the rsUetjrm of living artist, lied it erackea ia tb oven by want of Mmoiatt Ttw porcelain plat alone bad cost eom fcn.dW dollar. Not long since, a baker fVU asleep and brok (8,000 worth of noroelaltv tn which wm obliged to pay, as- we quently ruined. I do Hot knoif ff yon porcelain baker in tb vmrw" you bad, ro would tad te-. fc petMa to many other pastiraes ia vwffaa. A maa eaa't aroist the eompMioaip ofki Own coaMsavaee, b4 bttr staks it bt tViad.
MI saii.ia, tor Uiree BAXTER A I'LlMMEIt, TTU A TTORNST3 AT LAW, St. Josifh, Mo. Ofllr. Fourth and Francis Street. JOE.
YV. EDGAK, VTTORNKY AT LAW. St. JoHFn, lo. Orlice "Tor lVduiaB A VVeat'e.
F.aat aide Market SiuAre. w36y ALLEN II. VORIES, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Sr. Josipk. Mo.
office on Francis street, between Second and Third. ivlyl JOHN A. DOLMAN, T0TARY PCBLIC AND CONVEYANCER, St. Jmtru, He. CUB ib the Rcorder, Office.
I'PTOX M. A'Ol'XC, VTTOKNSY AT LAW, PUttaburg, Mo. HITPT1 t'J Oi-llwtltHl. Prunpt t-wtf JOU TUCKER, rraiiNEY AT LAW. St.
Josspr. M- will tt-n. Kt nraa-ait?) of bij ProftAun in the Coo tie of ttis lUb Oistrkt. sjcial attDtioa givua to Cvl- ogic ob Second trwot, oa iloor above Van Lr. Brit- P.
II 3L.OCKE, TfORXeKY AT LAW, St. JtMira, Mo. Will prxctire A adnw ami licit. tt T. 1.
MARKHA3I, TTORNKY AT LAW, Wain Ctoro, Kansas. Will nractic rvttalariy ia the Coarte oiTVminhaD, Browa, alaw ibe euiietcviit cvautirs; alao in the Dintrtct Court. Partkalar attention tud to Coiletin in Northern Kau- aa awl ebrasaa. Jlaco on Mam strtwu wvu CUNNINGHAM JONES, TT'VRSEYS AT LAW. Sr.
Jupb, M. Will con- tinu to i.ractice in the Jmitf tal Circuit and at WutocolIfH-Uuta in Kanaaa, thorn lowaaitd Nebrattka. ILLIAI 3IOOKE, TTORXEY AT LAW, Stiwatstill. DcKalb Co. wi.i practice in the countiee of ltlo.
DuKalb. Clinton and IMtis, Promt a to intrusted to hi care. Special attention riwn to collections. MILLEK WISE VTTORNBYS AT LAW, St. Jocbth, Mo.
Offlce on fourth tr'jet. aerond d-or from Francia. ill practice in all th? Court of North an-l Wtfrn Miasonri aud Knu. Prompt attention will be giren to the collecting of clatmft. w37tf A.
W. SLAYBACK, tt.irvf.T 41 LAW. St. JoeEpa. Mo attend A.
Cwrta of Buchanan, Andrew, Holt, Atchison and NL-UwAy Count. Hrfier by permiuton to Saoiuel A Child, Pratt A Co- Smyth. Gore A St. Lani; Dui-Lww K.n A Turemaa. CbiCAACo; Abbott.
John A Co- Kil- aWilacnACo-PhiUdt-lphia; RuMell, Majors A Wad-dell. Leavenworth: Hoouey, Oohn A New Vorlt; Bela M- Hnsha, J- Kiuney A Con Wash. Jont, trt. Mo. HEED, VTTt.RNEY AT LAW, Taor.
Dowipa almas. Will nractice Law in IXxiiphan. Brown, Nemaha, and Atchin counties, and will attend to auy bu.Rea in an Lihl Qmee in the Delaware and OlEdVn jbiitriett en-tni4adtohL9cara. promptly. Will do a general eliectiug busMOr in northern Kansas and aouthern Nebraeka.
B. W. Thompson, Wtodnon A Ewworth, J. a II -ti. J.
W. Wuitoetd. Kickatvoo, K- T. A- -UirTLL. isouis: Adams A Adams.
Cincinna ti Isaac Elton, Leavenworth; baunuel D. Lecompt. w2tf ALixtT Trvy. fx. D.
woo0, BtlUmonL HEED WOOD, 4 TTORXET3 AXD O1CXSELL0R3 AT LAW and Oen-era! Iand Avnta, Troy aud Bellmoat. Kansas, will prartlcein the couuty of Doniphan and the adjoining nmoties in Xorth-ru Kansas. will gi-e proaipt teat ion to baainetw in theLand Oul -wM tne iieiaware auu ixJtu. iiirivw. BEN J.
F. LOAN, 1 TTORNET AT LAW. ST. JOSEPH. Jio.
una Kart m-ieof Second betvws Jul and Faran. ruuiiaue the practice of his profeneion in the Conrts or ttI2lh Judicial Circnit, and io the Miprrtne Court at J.nt.rm CitT. Vnmi L. I hi auth'trlzfd jtttt t-'tranwe1 baiinm in his office, ir 1. TilWI.P.R.
at the Law Offlce of B. F. I.on. tn draw Dnii. Dee.i of Trut.
sod all uth-r cu'itractaand ayremenu, on the ah.rtet notice w35m3 DntlT TI.tlVT. "KIUtlT. TENNENT WKIGLEY, mnvri-i l.w. Trot. Dojnpms Kiwh A Will orattice in the r.
S. Ilistrict uri5. and all the inc.r;.v C.nrt. fnr Ft.iniiihAn. Atchioa.
ljTnwt.rth. J.tfnoo. Brown and Calhoun Counties iu Kauios Primpt attfnttoD eir-n to ttie Claims, .11 bTinii to their care. Ktftrrnc'i: Juhniwn. Byrne A Johown, Win.
II. Orar- lieo. tlarninft, rtwn. wi-nw leotuii.ihi. J.ihn Ifonn.
irn. J' rraoklin. Mrvlnd: Pitman A Brother, Pitmftn A Ten- sent. Hon. Orati Hon.
Trnstin Polk. rt. Louis wu4u.n a t. lUwti. J.
a 1. 1 iir.l. l.n- .1 A Saaton. Tootle. A A.
Beatlie A Hon. Hill. J.Mnh. P. O.
addreeaat Troy or Doniphan. Doniphan Coonty, DSS. TOLSON EDELIN tKnir nrnr.innal "Wrvico to thrt citirt'DS of 1 I j.no .1 ncirit. Grace. Jul.
street, two doora East at the Blakemore Uonae. dootf DR. PICK-HAN, rnvVTiPli hi neofewional erTices to thr citiren- of St. I j.wph ami Ticinity. OlBce corner Sixth and Francis atreeu.
UoStr W. C. OLE, AN ASD Office anil residence 1 the City Hotel, St. Joseph, Mo. Dr.
J. S. SHERRARD, 'iki'R4 nia paiiFESSIONALSKVICES, tothi I 4 j.ir.h ilffir. Corner Second and Jule at. awmrtt.
Bu-hanan Life A tjeneral Insurance office. w6tf C. M. FRANCE, M. HAVINt perman-utly Iucate.1 in St.
Joaeph, repect-fally tenders hi, professional aerrtcea to the citizens of it. J.eeph and Ticinity. office in Patee'a Hotel Kesi- fclence on atreet, between oenefea and fenn. May lsia. diaiwlwy 3IED1CAL NOTICE.
hR. U. TREVOR, formerly of Marietta, Ohio, hating sanraaPslect intfi 1-IT trip ritil ir wtth Dr 13. C. WALLACK, ix the practice of Medicine, Surgery and Oost-nne, WTeU.iofr.rm the citizens ot St.
Joseph and vicinity that they will be found at all times, except when profc-wonally eorAerd, at timr o-fice. cornor or Second and Francis Strer. HcLtuishiin'4 block. dl3m3 DR. J.
BLAISE, a.M'KiKJN AI PrlYfilCIAX. who haa Iteen ten rily reittinK in Ht. Joseph, since Auarust last, hai con- ciDd4 to locate peroianentlT. ana oner ni wr iu lud aiusfns of Joseph and Vi. inity.
All dieew-a treated ammiiojf to the moat approval principles; especially fluMrPK. and those of chronic char- rtrr. Offiea South-Weat comer Main and JnleSta. w47tf A A UWUTT. S.
SOULS. DRS. HEWLETT NOBLE, recently RnlarirM and Re-furnished their cafi'Ke rtKVTAL ROOMS, on Secimd street, between Francis and Felix, by which means they are better pre pared to meet the demsuoa ol meir pari-, anu mi oner Isoreaaad facilities to all who may require Dental operations. "It' Dr. WACKERDARTII, roMEOPATIIIC PHYMCIA.V.
SCRUKOS AND AC- COL'CH ER. pays particular attention io miw oi and Children. Beat oi tm. -faatbe mo-t nromineut Practicionera of nia School, (ait and Weal. Offlce corner Third and Kdniond la Cant.
Smith new block of buddings. wlO ly Diseases and Injuries of the Er e. DP. 3. ADAMS A DAVIDSON' HAVE formed a partnership tor the purpose of treating Diseases and Injuries of the Lye.
aud their aerrtcea to the citizens of Joeeph and an toe orroendiBs; countre. B-Ah hariri bad con-oderable expe-rwnee as well as great success, flatter themselves they will to avail fcsaajelTea of their treatment. S. B. All esses not relieved bv us we will make no charge provided onr directions are followed.
d3Tw5m3 DAW. DISEASES OF THE EYE. DR. CRAWFORD ADAM'. OCULIST, TTATWO Dermanentlv located In DeKalb, Bochnnen 1 1 Conntr.
offer. hi services as an oculist. Ha- inx devoted much time ami atudv to the Diseases of the aWe, he is enabled to treat such cases wirh eutire success. He respectfully refers to Dr. J.
W.Martin, Dr. nrtnw. Dr. 8. Ooele Oes.
II. Tutt, Capt. John Bretz. an i A. Craig, of DeKalb; JndKe Leonard, Judge J.
J. Wjatt. A. Lamme.of St. Joseph; Dr.
A.O. Outhrie.and Dr. Marshall, of Platte City. WJ ly Dentistry I DR. MACKRY, feela thaokfol to the citizens of 1 St.
Joseph and aurronndma country for their lib- eral ptronaze. aud respectfully solicits a continuance of b- same. 11-' would also stale to tnem mat lie nas recent ly had his roome newly and neatly fitted up; that he baa in hand a good aupply of the Tery beet material for hs basin, and that hiji skill in the art caonot be surpassed branvonein Miaeoari. All operations warranted, and caant lower than usual. He has also the Electric appa rel as foe extractirjff teeth without pain.
office on the North-West corner of Felix and Fourth Wreets, np atal re. wjotr Dr. W. J. Davidson, Oculist.
TAVINI iwem.n.ntlv located in St. Joaeoh. besrs leave ll to tender his profeseional services to the citizens of f-i. jnaenb and ranoundiog country, nr. 11-, intenos so devote his attention to the treatment of injuries and disea- e-i et tne Eye; whether requiring; medical or eorpiral aid.
Ravine araO-iiateO1 at Jefferson Uedieal Colleire. I'hiladel- attended the Medical and pnricical Clinics of reansylvania Hospital tor one year; and having been res neat r-Qyrician for one year at ma ttospital tor llisoascs of the t. in the eltv of Philadeluhia. flattera himsett that be will be able to give entire satisfaction to those who ay consult him. Patients from a lUftanc can get board in St.
Joseph at reasonable prices. H. B. Beinite Physician aewellas Oculist, he will attend paeral practice within the city. wasti BT TKLKOBAPH.
New York, Sept. 2. Howell Cobb wai serenaded last night at the St. Nicholas Elotel. Jno.
M. Botti re- reived a similar compliment at the Astnr Honse. He also received a visit and complimentary address from the Whig General Committee, and made a speech ia reply, developing his plan for the organization of the Whig party. The dead body of a negro has been found the hold of the ship Neptune's Bride, from North Carolina, sfowerl way among the cargo. The deceased was doubtless a runaway.
Cbicaoo, Sept. 2. The machinists of Lanorte and Adrian, on the Michigan Southern 1 tail road, struck yesterday, and refuse to allow anything but the mail car and engine to run. The passengers that left this city yesterday morning returned last evening. The cause of the strike is the inability or refusal of the road to pay back wages.
No trains have left here since yester day morning on this road. New I or-, Sept. 2. The steamship Quaker City from Havana on the 2'Jtlt arrived at this port at noon to-day. A royal decree imposing great restriction on the commerce of the island gave much trouble to American shippers aud captains.
The weather was very hot, bet the health of the city was good for the season. Ihe sugar market was Hat but unchanged price, exchanges were declining, filer-ling was quoted at per cent, premium. Freights were dull. 1 he Catawba left Havana on the evening of the 29th and made the passage Irom New Orleans in six days and 11 hours, being the shortest trip ever made via Havana. The Havana money market was stringent.
The health of the city was improving. A party ot Americans obtained ermission import catllo from Texas for six months free of duty. The stock of sugar at Havana amounted to Hi, 000 boxes. Freights had slightly improved. Nkw Orleans, Sept.
2. The loss by the fire of yesterday afternoon ascertained to be $100,000. Washington, Sept. 2. The Southern mail furnishes New Orleans papers of Saturday and Sunday.
There was not a case of yellow fever in New Orleans during the past season. Boston, Sept. 2. The auroral display of last night was so brilliant after midnight that ordinary print could be read by its light. It considerably impeded the working of telegraph lines, and its effects were continued up to noon to day.
The auroral current from East and West was so regular, that operators on the Eastern lines could send messages to this city without the usual batteries being applied. The same extraordinary effect was apparent ou the tel egraph wire between Philadelphia aud Pittsburg. Bellows Falls, N. Sept. 1.
Prof. Lamountain descended in his balloon near Saxon river, at 8 o'clock this evening having traveled 100 miles iu an hour and a half. iNbF.rEKDEKCE, Sept. 2. The New Mexican mail, with dates to the loth arrived here this morning.
Business in Santa Fe was brisk, and trains were arriving and departing daily. Cliarteen, who was stabbed in Santa Fe just previous to the departure of the preceding mail, was still alive, but it was thought that he would die. Houston, who committed the assault on him, was in jail awaiting his examination. Six Camanche Indians attacked two soldiers on the road, and took from them their tobacco and knives, and then allowed them to pass. Excitement runs high here in regard to the proposition of the Pacific Railroad Company, for this county to subscribe 200,000 in lieu of its present subscription.
The election on the question takes place to-morrow, and it is thought that the proposition will be defeated. Pittsbl-ro, Sept, 2. The coal miners, to the number of 2,000, turned out in procession to day, on a strike contending for the payment of wages accord ng to weight instead ot measurement. Buffalo, Sept. 2.
It is rumored that a small boat containing two men and a woman went over the Horse- hoe falls yesterday. The boat, which was amed the Kate, has been picked up, but the ames of the onfortnnate occupants have not et been ascertained. They are supposed to ieloug to Navy Island. Nkw York, Sept, 2. The North American Telegraph Associa tion is now in session at the St.
Nicholas Hotel in this city. There are present from tho American lelegraph I ompany, Cooper, yrus W. rielil, lliram O. Alden, rrancis iorris. Robert W.
Russell and J. H. Purdy. the Western Union Telegraph Compa ny, Hiram Sibley, Isaac It. El wood and Anson Stager.
From the New Orleans and Ohio Telegraph Company, Dr. N. Green and G. L. Douglas, from the INcw xorK, Albany and Buffalo Electric Magnetic Telegraph Company, U.
Kerry hill and David Jtlrooks. Irom the llinois ti Mississippi and Chicago Missis sippi Telegraph Company, J. I). Caton, and rom me Montreal company, j. wooa.
We understand that this Association, which mbraces all the leading telegraph lines of the country, excepting two, have under consideration several propositions which are calculated to effect changes in the business of telegraph ing between the North and South upon the seaboard. We also understand that the pro ceedings thus far have been harmonious. Messrs. J. 11.
rurdv and David lirooks re present the interests of Philadelphia. Washington, Sept. 2. The scoundrel who recently brought from Philadelphia to New York fifteen young ladies under the pretense of taking them South as school and music teachers, and then robbed them ot their baggage and money, was arrested here to-uight bv Chief ot Police Goddard, and Lieutenant of Police McHeury. He was as Hiram P.
Leslie, heretofore tem porarily employed as a laborer in the Patent Office. Some of our citizens bad been swindled bv him. His valise contained a large number of letters from various parts of the country. Ihe contents ot some of which show that he has traveled South, and was extensively engaged in dishonest schemes. He has a wife living in Washington.
Two large traveling trunks claimed by him are at the ex press office, and are supposed to contain many valuables belonging to his victims. He has been committed to await the requisition of the Governor of New York. Looisvil.t.R, Sept. 2. In a difficulty at Hopkinsville.
between W. W'patnn and Capt, Jas. Jackson, late a candi date for Congress, the former was shot and instantly killed. Cincinnati, sscpt l. A contract was concluded to day between the Hon.
Wm. IS. Hubbard, president of the Columbus and Xenia Railroad, Nathaniel Wright, president of the Little Miami ana o.n. Railroad, and L'Hammedeau, president of the Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad, rne division of the gross receipts, which se cure uniformity of rates on these hitherto rival lines. Fifty per cent, is to be cieducted from the gross receipts for the Operating expenses of each line; of the balance the Dayton line takes thirty per and the Little Miami and Columbus seventy per for a period Ul ISVIlvj T.m a.
FBON THI OOLD MINES. Arrival of the Express tlO.OOO in Gold Dust The Express coach of Messrs. Jones A Rus sell, arrived Tuesday evening from Denver City, from which point it left on the 18th inst It brought (10,000 in gold. I- Messrs. U- W.
Clayton, A. Bassford, Charles Brown, and D. Smith, were passengers. Mr. Clayton brought (6,000 in gold.
(2,500 was brought 4o by other passengers. Tho Constitution of the State of Jefferson, is published in the last number of tbe Rocky Mountain News which we have received, and from which we condense some interesting item. JUeav. ttegxtter, dept. 1st.
Gold News. The Express of Jones A Russell arrived in Leavenworth on the 30th, bring ing (3.370 of gold dust, and also Messrs. Daa Smith, G. W. Clayton, Charles Brown and A.
Bassford, through passengers. So aay the Herald of the 1st 1 Let os always be cheerful if life is a bar-den, let it be th burden of a ong. The sauire'a wife did not die then, but she never was strong enough to leave her bed af terwards. My mother had been able, I heard, to think of some simple remedy which the doctors despised; but be that as it may, she derived more benefit from it than she had done from their prescriptions, and she never forgot the obligation. While it was being tried, my mother put the young baby into my arms, while the nurse was busy preparing its food, bhe knew that I might be trusted, tor had nursed both my little twin-brothers in turn when they were not older than this waxen darling.
The child stopped the little fee moan it had just begun to make, and, opening its blue eyes widely, looked up at me. hen the muscles ot its tiny mouth, which had been drawn up fretfully, relaxed, and the tnlaut smiled, lor the lirst time in its lite, in my face. from that time, l.went often to the great house. The child had taken a fancy to me, aud was never quiet or happy except when it was ia my anus, lis health was delicate, aud my mother always said, that, in consequence of the great disappointment occa sioned by its proving to be a girl, the servants followed the example of their master, aud neglected it, I do not know whether this were the case, and whether, as she said, the child had had a fall, or whether it inherited its mothers infirmity of constitution, but it was long, long time before it could use its limbs. used to draw it about in the tiny carriage, iu which it lay at lull length, ihe child was so small that its weight made scarcely auy difference.
Alter a time, the little lady wa3 able to sit up, aud play with the flowers gathered tor her. There was nothing iu the world I would not have dune for her amusement. 1 am afraid I did not lore my own sturdy little brothers half as well but, then, they had a tender pa rent to care tor them, and, before the time when my darling first learned to put her deli cate feet to the ground, she was motherless. hatever might have been the case previ ously, after he lost his first wife, the squire's heart opened to his little daughter, tie would come and sit for hours in the garden where we were at play, and help to draw her about when I was tired. The costliest toys were provided for her, and, certainly, there was no lack ot care now taken in bringing her up but she was never strong or like other girls of her age.
The least change in the weather atlected her; and when she was five years old, the phvsieians said that she would never bear to spend another winter in England. Jit was a sore struggle with my mother on the morning when the squire stopped his horse at our gate to ask her to give up her little daughter to him. Though he was a man of few words, he had a way with him which few could gainsay. He would, ha said, provide baudsomelv for me, and I should have the position in his house ot an elder limes were hard euougn lor me iarniers just then but 1 am sure his liberal oners had a verv small share in winning mv mother over 1 do not know what kind ot feeling it was that made me even then fancy that I could leave father and mother, aud follow that dark hauzhtv, silent man, and his little sickly child, to the world's end. He scarcely over spoke to me, but there was music in his few courteous words, and an imperious influence exercised bv the mere turn of his head.
I knew ex- actlv what pleased him, and 1 taught Julia the secret of conciliating her fastidious parent, be- fore I understood how I had learned it myself. Now, as 1 stood trembling beside my mother. the tears that sprang to my eyes were not from regret or timidity. The little girl at the house seemed to belong t- me: some- 14Un lnvn Kll.ot roo Kooet the baby 1 had held in my arms so soon alter its birth. 1 thought mat sue wouiu me 11 i left her: aud I believe that the squire, calmly as ne prouerea nis petition, ueueveu mat uia it- -1 i child fife depended upon its being grauteu.
ily earnest wish carried the day, and 1 was allowed to accompany my darling. She was very ill at hrst and if, in addition to sickness and debility, she had been obliged to contend with the deep feelings of regret which it would have cost her to part with her playmate, she would have broken down under the trial. My mother, in her own motherly way, had fore- een this. "Foor little heart, she said, "she will never bear to part with Lucy. Let the children bide together." My father had taken a different view ot the case, but it vas one iavoraoie jo my wisues.
Troubles were coming fast upon him, and he was glad to see my prospects so securely settled. was a great surprise to him when the squire, after receiving his consent, graciously otlered him the post of bailiff during his absence, it was a proot ol confidence lor which he was deeply grateful, and he felt that he owed it in a great measure to me. He was very sorry to part with his own girl, when the time of separation arrived but it was too late to draw back so, with many tears, 1 separated from my kind friends and a few hours afterwards we were tossing on the waves ol the Channel, sorry enough, now that the time was come, to leave the people and the place we loved behind us. I am speaking tor Julia and myself, as we lay crying in our cots. 1 do not think that her father cared much at that time lor leaving England.
His life had not been a happy one aud now, with his little daughter's fate in his charge, he seemed to be beginning the world anew. A sense Ol responsibility awuae within him. He watched the child narrowly. 1 1 whs difficult for any one who attended upon her to serve her with sufficient assiduity, and he parted successively with all the attendants he had brougnt out witn nun. neiore we uau hp.n a winter in Italy, our household was en tirely remooeiieo.
ine wiuuuuw, wuu wen l.riolit locks and warm. Ioreign manners, meir caressing, uoaiuuwoiuauu pleased his artistic taste. He engaged two women iresn irom meir sunny uumca uic bosom of the smiling hills around Albano to wait upon Julia, and tne cnnu caugni up tueir beautiful language immeuiaieiy. erne nuenaiuiy, vm mu" acters, changed. Living in that Italian clime, tho pvr fed UDon siL'hls ot all mat was loveu- est in nature and art; our minus expanueu rappidly, and very soon 1 felt that 1 could not have returned to the homely lite lhad quitted.
Xo one knew who or what I was and as we i l.Min J.d fnr iftR health wanuereu nuiu iic r-iinstnnt change. I was taken some- ticoo. fnr hnr elder sister, at others for her mint, and on one occasion, as time went on. lice milt hpr. I shall nut easily forget that day.
We were sitting on the terrace in front of the villa ainre residing for a time near Turin, when some insect crept out ot tne vine leaves in the basket ot fruit Julia was carry- iUg( and stuug her hand. I was frightened, and flew to her, ior she was still a perteel child, and cried bitterly. An artist, who was sketching the view ol the Alps irom onr gar den, made a picture ol" us, while the child lay crying in my arms, as mother and daughter. lieu the sketch was finished, he hanced 11 to I Julia's father, entreating his acceptance of the 1 portraits 01 11m wne anu uauouier, as a return I tor his kind hospitality. Julia laughed when she perceived his mis- take; but her father made no euort to ex n.nKi He took the drawing, thanked piam I tVxa art.int.navi the artist, saying that the likenesses were ex- iJf -rl ho should va trpmelv good, and he should value tt exces 1 rnnm tt time I went I I It cn tho 1 siveiv.
xue uc. with saw it hanging on the wan, op- positeto his accustomed seat, mounted 111 seat, mounted in frame wilh a wide margin. Under- oath in his own n3 In an te of our unremitting care, -una, as 1 -1 wl I ahp irrew up. am Her fair complexion was so 1th the rosy nueoi 1 J. j- 1 in nu-ii vm Inn calling 11, ma Tm fifi aisguiaco.
LU OW fact that those pe.iriy l'ul 11 .1 na rniniri'ra ui b.usnes he attendance that it was one of npou ner, a onded great respons.b,,, and -hen 1 wnen, aiter si ft un(Jer the mJ.rtie and 1 im uc. me suf. 1 itMlVl'l Oi OCV1HO that I was inaeeu, uy iu wring, tr. (uf her father, uee.i, -r still abided with me, but a tenderer feelin mingled with it as we sorrowed over her grave together. It was on my arm that ne, tne strong, haughty, powerful man leane we visfted the spot, and saw the raoon-i ght .1 hp marble slab which contained uicruku no pr- the record of her short life and ot our never ending sorrow.
I felt that his form tin-leo -the words he tried to speak died upon his lips unutlered perhaps, ne uu that softened hour, the coior oi out I i -Untrpther different. i mignt nave I Vorv little communication had passeu tween me and my parents during these years 0f foreign travel. Now that my vas. ended, I began to contemplate my 'urn to them. Must I confess that the idea bliea me my less for be to I of I put aside the thought, and tried to regard graver companion as a parent, but it was easy to do so than formerly.
As his deep melancholy passed before my mind, I thought how much nearer to my soul he was daily becoming, and found in a strict analysis of my heart that it was not the love ot a daugnter a father, but instead the deeper, holier feelings of love that causes a woman to forget parents, friends and all else save the object upon which it is centred. I knew I could pot his daughter. A few days after, in coming into his library, I found him weeping, and rising suddenly he demanded the cause of my ntrusion. muttered a reply, and started to leave the room. Stay.
Lucy." he said, when he saw that I was about to leave him Lucia," he added, smiling. How much better I like the Italian pronunciation ot our cold Jtnglish words and names. Do you not think that you might almost pass for a native of the sunny peninsula, after all the years you spent there Possibly," I answered with somp surprise; Italy seems more like a home to me than Lngiaud. itut 1 suppose, 1 said hesitating, unwilling to lose the opportunity he had affor ded that I oughts that I must think of returning to my parents." His dark eyes flashed lire. 1 hat was not my meaning Lucia.
When we left home, your father and mother gave you to me. Your own wishes ratified the bond. Have I ever given you cause to wish it No," said I trembling, almost weeping. 1 have been only too happy. I am afraid I am very unfit to live at home.
But I must try to accustom myself to the position of an English farmer's daughter." That is absolutely and entirely out of the question," he said; "besides, I cannot part with you. Have you forgotten that angel's last words I was dreadfully agitated. Julia with her dying breath had conjured me never to leave her lather. I scarcely remembered what I had said. I did not know that he had heard what passed between us.
I could not answer him. Lucia," he said, coming near to me, "you promised my dying child that you would never forsake me. At that moment, I scarcely thought what it was you were saying. 1 ought have prevented your making a vow which circumstances have rendered so solemn bnt candidly confess that all my thoughts were wrapped up iu my darling. It is different with me now.
I do uot love hei less neither us can do that but I love you more than all the world beside. Do you really wish to leave me Closer and closer he drew me towards him as he spoke. I laid my head on his shoulder, and wept as if my heart would break. It was the first caress he had given me. Even as a child his manner to me had been always kind, but cold and as a woman, he had always treated me with marked respect.
Now I felt the wild throb of his heart beating against my own, the trembling of the hands that yet held me so firmly. At last he released me. Listen to me, Lucia," he. said I have a plan to propose. You are too old to live with me as you have hitherto done like a daughter but we cannot part vou know what my position was in England.
Some years hence I may return to that country, but not at present. Our travels are not "ended. I mean to take you to see every thing thet is most remarkable in climes vet nearer to the sun than this roman tic land. India, Persia, the Isles of the Pa cific, where the coral and madrepore glow un der the waters like the flowers of earth you shall see them all but you must hrst become my wife." He paused. I knew not what to answer.
I am not worthy," I said at last, as my old habits of respect and deference came back. You have forgotten the difference there is between us in station. Xo," he said, I remember it well. You must give up all for me, Lucia father, moth er, and all associates of your former life. Y'ou must relenouish the whole world for me.
Can you do this?" "he half-smile with which he spoke re-assur ed me. tie went on speamng rapiaiy. Circumstances have occurred which sug crested to me the plan 1 propose. There has been a mistake. Your name has been in serted in the public papers as the companion ot my daughter not only in me, out in tue grave.
our parents believe you to have per-shed. Their grief has no doubt been they have other children time has alle viated their sorrow. 1, nave no one bnt you." He put into my hand a short letter from my uncle, a person entirely a stranger to me; inauiring into the circumstances of my sup posed death, wnicn was reporteu iu mic m-fepn nla.ee at Seville, the result of a feve which had been raging there viruently. The writing was that of an entirely illiterate com-moiinlace person, and the expression of feei- inf was trivial, and by no means calculated to impress me as, no doubt, the merest sentence in the nanawruiDg oi mv own uniume nww oov-p rlnnp. I trive it back in silence.
"Ynu see thev have already reconciled themselves to their loss. For me, it would be a Kfn-lontr sorrow. Lucia, you must not leave me. If we ever return to cngiauu no one will know vou. Should we ever revisit I'air hnlme.
mv foreign wife would never be rec ognized as the little uneaucatea country gin look away with me. You cannot be again what you were then. Let the past be obliter- ntoA tiirpver. I cannot recall the arguments by which ne wnn over to his wishes. After all, his task was not so difficult as might be supposed, for I was in the habit of obeying him implicity, onrt I had no friends to consult.
It would have been impossible for me. to remain with him longer except as his wife and when he bent his whole soul to the effort of winning my affections, I could not oppose that irresistible vill I dare say there was rejoicings in the place where I was born when the news arrived that innlrn had married again: but no one that the old couple living at the Home Farm had anv connection with hi newlv chosen bride. No congratulations met us, no crowd met us at the door of the foreign chapel, into which we walked almost alone. Nevertheless, my husband's second marriage was a happy one. I had not much time given me for re flee ti tihn eninnrn as we did.
year al lands, changing their iiu novelties are exhausted 1,00 fnp Bamp associations to revive old -o-nwakpn conscience aa the homes, where church bells and village sights and sounds, repeateu day by day and week after week, ring in ou nnM onrl nod ripfnrp Our eyes. oo The cataracts and tempies oi -vi, on its purrent. or stemmed the rapids, the georgeous sunsets, the golden tho tronics. the tread ot the tho lnno-nid motion of the palanqui the caves of Ellora, the shifting sands of the familiar obiects to me in the mN ornwded with incident and adventure, during which we travelled to- gether over Kgypt and isyria, anu ed from our wanderings among English peo pie, hearing our own language with oeiigni, the Indian cities of palaces. not think that I felt any misgivings respecting the step I had taken during several hannv years alter our marriage uoi, mucc uniil I "began to perceive in my husband yearning desire to return to England.
children were suffering from the Indian climate. We must send or take our littl boy and his sister to England. When I saw which way the inclination which had so Ion, guided my own pointed, I did not interpose any obstacle to fulfilment of my husband's wishes but now that I was a mother, I began to tremble lest my own misconduct in deceiving and forsaking my parents should be visited upon me through my children. I can scarcely realize what the return to my birthplace would cost me until, after more than twenty years of absence, I saw the oaks of Fairholme crowning the hill down -which lay the road to the old Hall. The western heavens were flushed with crimson, aud the reflection of the sunset glowed on the long range of upper windows.
Two of these belonged to the room which had been Julia's nursery. I almost fancied that I saw her little childish face at the window looking out for me, as she had done a hundred times when I was on my way from the farm to the great house to play with her. My hand was firmly clasped in my husband's. There was no one with us in the carriage. Our two children were with tieir ayabs in the old fashioned family coach which had been sent to meet us at the town uear our home.
Our arrival had been only announced that morning-, nevertheless, the whole village was astir to receive us. My husband returned the cordial welcomiug of his humble neighbors with courtesy. His manners were certainly much softened. As for me, I shrank back, ashamed of being seen unconvinced, as a time for many years, upon me, now impossible I was that even my owu parcuia auuuiu rccujf- 1 nize me. The climax of my goffering came when the carriage swept round the corner, and the last hnnse in the long, straggling village, tne If Ml thatched roof and casement windows, the little I garden, gay with summer flowers, with the 1 1 1 I path to the door tnrouga tin iy ueiunj 1 mo.
aenreelv breathed till I had passed it bnt my parents were old now. No one came I out from that house to gaze at us. I The foreign lady, as my own people caned was forgiven for not returning their greetings. When we stopped at our own 1 ,1..... fXro-ot mvaplf for a moment in mv anxiety about the children arrival, raising my veil for the first time that afternoon to look out for them, a loud hurrah rent the air.
My husband drew' my arm within his own, and stood calmly and collectively on the Steps under tne portico, manaiuir me icusnirj for their kind reception, and inviting them to rao-ale themselves in the park, where tables 0 1 -a were ordered to be laiu out immeaiateiy. We heard them shouting, and drinking our health and that of the -ildren, after we i -j .1 preparing to lay my tired little ones iu the beds where ulia and I had often slept side by side, IRQ gone lnuoors, aiiu wiiiio ius huiocd "tic i sieiii, sine iiy nine, when any fancy of hers, or inclement weather detained me at the great house. 1 could not close my eyes when 1 lay down that night, child ag ainVsleeping within the little chfnt-- be'd-curtains at the farm. How I patterened longed to run up the hill, and throw my arms around my mother's neck, and to hear the homely jests, which sometimes used to make me angry when my father spoke, after the soft latiouaga of the inmates of the Hall! Ah I ould have given the world to climb upon hs nee. and hear him call me his own dear little Luev.
and bid me not to be set up with the presents aud compliments which I was but too fond ot boasting aooui wnen 1 returneu iroiu the Hall. I saw may parents for the first time in churh. heir pew was not far from us. The silver- haired yeoman stood aside to let me pass. I bent my head reverentially.
How little did he think that he had made way for his own daughter I I remembered the corner where I used to sit in their large square seat, the pattern of diamonds on the carpet that 1 used to count, my mother's black silk dress it could not be the same, but the make was scarcely altered. She had not used spectacles formerly; but how my eyes grew dim as 1 watcnea ner wiping my father's glasses and her own, and finding the places in the large eld Bible and Prayer-book, which had been laid on the high desk, formed by the top of the pew, Sunday after Sunday, or more years tnan 1 couia rememocr. The magnitude of the fault I had committed I looked at that pame vividly before me as I looked at that dear old couple. My husband watched me anxiously. I do not know what were his feel ings, but 1 believe them to have been mat, 11 11 were to be done again, he would not have brought his wife to Fairholme.
1 I Though none of the domestics who had .1 .1 1. -oil, -noil with I gone abroad with their master returned with i i us to Itiiigiand, very nine cnarge uau usaeu place iu the establishment maintained at home, beyond the inevitable alteration produced by our long absence. Time had laid a gentle hand on the still comely housekeeper. She seemed to me so like the image which I had retained of her in my mind ever since she used to feed Julia and me with sweetcakes in her own pleasant room should recoguize me woman of thrce-and-th; eued by the hot sunshine of warmer skies than those which hong over the tairholme oaks, there was little to remind herot the rosy, fair-haired, English child who had been her young mistress playfellow. j)ly silence was construea inio ignorance u.
mv native language. I had unconsciously, du ring onr long residence abroad, acquired a foreign idiom; and me intelligence vuat un-ir new lady was an Italian, had been carefully nstii ed luto the minus oi an. My evident emotion had gained lor me their favor. The few words I uttered hesitatingly, could scarcely be otherwise than gracious, when among those present there was not one who had not, on many occasions, shown me kindness. There was Hillary, the old gardener, who used to let me steal his flowers, and would load me with truit to set out our desserts; mere was trior, me TT I how often he had carried me in, in ei pa.hp, thrnnoh the mud to spend the after- noon with Julia in the long gallery where we played battledoor and shuttlecock, when, in the snort, coia winter unys, sue sua uui iic mitted to leave the house.
Onr oliilrlrp.n did not gain strength as rap- dlv a we exnected. As for me, I never left the house, except to walk in the flower garden at the back, where, in former days, I used to draw Julia up and down in the little carriage. The smoke rising irom the cnimneys oi me lartn on me uiu 4 reool, io me, out uareu u.0UUCy i. 1 hnuhnnri I was more cutotl from my parents now had felt when the sea hrst flowed between US. The master was just the same as ever, the villagers said.
It there was any change his iv Ho ppetain. appea, his cheerfuiness lorsook him. Our boy, the darling ol our vain hearts, inherited Julia's delicacy of constitu tion. Day alter day, we saw mm wl.uK away before our eyes. Even my anxiety to ask forgiveness of my parents was for gotten.
Night after night, hour by nour, 1 watched over him, but his days were num bered. When the spring flowers came out, in the season when the sun shone warmly, and -orinrla were cutting, we lost him. Then my little fairy girl began to fade away, one after her brother, wanting me to fetch him back to play with her. I believe that my anxiety about her kept me from feeling my first great loss as 1 should have done. I seemed to lose my boy over again, when, in i minimer heal, sue was laiu low.
xne.c 10 notnino out me grave uuuei uw iu-vo e. -c Fairho me churchyard leu to me oi eldest darlings-my little dark-haired Indian eldest darlings my phil.lron. We went away again for more than two years, traveling over different parts of England. When I returned to Fairholme, I was ompptinc noon to become once more a moth er. How well I remembered the silencing of the church-bells, the disappointment ot the villagers when Julia was born.
Was the same scene to be acted again Was it fated that there should be no heir to Fairholme I felt in my heart that I deserved no better fortune as I lay back iu the carriage faint and lipsnonding I could not even return the fond pressure of my husband's hand when the Fair holme oaKS came once again siui- Send for ber, 1 said taintly. 1 will not betray your secret; but let me have my own mother to tend me in my trial-hour. I am so she will never Jecognize me." My husband did not oppose my wishes anu i. a wees atterwaros a wag in my cnamoer ai the hall, conscious of nothing but that my own narent was watching over me. one remem- hored that the snuire's first wife had praised her skill as a tender of the sick, and imagined this to be the cause of the urgent request that she would come to the foreign lady.
When my babe was born, my mother's arms received young heir of Fairholme. This time, the prmron-bells rang their merriest peal, and, as I lay in my bed, I could see the red glow of i i the bonhres on tne niu-too, uuuer tue umnu Ul canopy of the Fair gray evening sky. canopy of the Fairholme oaks, and against the ay evening sny. When mv'husband looked down fondly up on me, when I raised the cvoerlet from the brow of his little son, I do not think there was any thing in the world he would have refused me. As he stooped to kiss me, I drew his haughty head down, near, and yet nearer to me.
Shall we risk losing him too, Augustus 1 Must pride always come between us and our darlings and Heaven's favor Am I not your wife 1 What matters it how lowly I was born? Y'ou have raised me to your own station. Let mv nwn mother's blessing and forgiveness hal low the birthday of our son. We shall never keep him with os if we do not humble our- selves uriuit wu. A passionate flush did cross mv husband's brow but it soon passed away. I have never seen a shadow of anger on it since; and onr boy is a noble little fellow, full of health and strength, the verv Pride and joy of our hearts.
Is it because when we thanked our Maker for giving him to us, we acknowledged our errors, and craved forgiveness, making such restitution as lay in onr power for the sorrow our deception had caused in those honest ucniso. I am not ashamed to face the light of day i-t i I r. nnm. ooir VCI PMICO. i mw vo self to speak within sight and bearing of my kindred.
My family have never presumed on the discovery that their long-iosi aariing is tne that I trembled lest she but in thepale, slender irty, with a skin dark- by for he 2 1 I i 1 i had reason to regret that He yieiaea to my wisn, ana Dintneis pitvceu our tmuy iu uiy mower arms, entreating ner to ease my iicari her blessing; and toreiv-eness. We have several children now, and the r. nan is tar from Heirless, meir giau voi ces sound under the ancient oaks on the braes and in the hollows, and wake the 1 .1 11 1 -v- 1 ccducb ia tne wiu trnrueu si mio lariu wncrc a used to clay in mv childhood. There is a glad light in my mother's eyes, which I missed when I first came back from my wan- aenngs. my miners step is nrmer ana though they visit us less often than we could wisn, mere is aiwavs a piace anu welcome mv parents at the old Hall of Fairholme, wnere meir ocaceiiunuia sic tuwui murs vigorous manhood, perhaps from the infusion into their somewhat sluggish veins, of the stab wart strength and sturdy honesty of the Brit- ish yeoman.
Important Arrest. On the of the 2 2d of August, the passenger and mail train of the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad bound East, was partially thrown from the track, at a poiut between Clay city no" vt.ki- some miscreants had placed tour across the track, where it runs "5 lamitous as pos ible. Fortunately the head- a8n for, f. vigorous app l.ca of the and I ar1reat ofhe aiauu, bu uiai uiu -wiuvmib vuiy from the track. Susp cion rested on certain persons in the neighborhood, and the services of William Ra-ney, a police detective of Cincinnati, somewhat celebrated for his shrewdness, were called into use for the purpose of ferreting out the perpetrators of a deed threatening serious consequence to property and life.
Wilh an associ ate, rank fudgeon, oi the Cincinnati oiice, came to the scene of the affair last Saturday. He laid his plans adroitly, and in the course of forty-eight hours was in the possession of the names of the parties who had placed the ties on the track on the night of the 2d, and also of all the details of a plan to throw the train off on the night of the 30th. He set his traps accordingly, aud on lues-day night was in readiness to seize the guilty parties at the very moment of their crime. Hue warning was given to the train of the precise spot where obstructions would be fouud on the track. Rauey was on tho train, and his associate, Gudgeon, was on baud at the spot, where a perfect barricade of ties had been placed across the track.
The very instant the train brought up, Gudgeon seized one of the confederates in the crime, a fellow named Wm. Hulen, who was lying by iu a fence corner, awaiting the results of the disas- ber lie uu pimiusMi. Asia olluuijii. i chief scoundrel in the game, was lying uot far off, but was notarrested until near three o'clock in the morning. 11 is name is unver 11.
Poole. LIUlll Ol lUCBH III. V. I 3 1 V. 1 1.
1 0, nd a rraig ned belore justice Hoffman, i Both of these precious fellows were taken to ho. after a Dreli binary examiuation, fixed their bail at the sum of $2,000 each, iu default of which they were committed to the county jail to await their trial in November next. The evidence at the examination disclosed that these men were the parties who placed obstructions on the track on the night of the 22d. as well as on the night of the it resg nn(1 man hopiK in the general gmaljh.UD an(1 wreck to be able to plunder wUh impumty. Their 8chemes were thwarted th(, kiMa man8gemeut of Raney and his assistant, and they themselves placed within of the Jaw- jud j.iolfma dis played a proper sense of the enormity of the offence committed, and demanded bail at such figures as gave a very commendable exempli fication ol his ideas 01 what is aue to tne interests of the public.
Mo. Republican. From the Los Angol.sj Star, Aug. 13. From Fort Mohave.
By the Overland Mail, which arrived yester day morning, Capt. Hancock, U. S. received intelligence irom Fort Mohave that the Indians continued their hostility, and that the ,7 a i-n. nniiDF Moi.ie Armi.tj.ntl.
wprp plttrao-pd -ri 0-0- pursuing them, rinng was going on oe tween the parties when the express left, and the huts and crops of the Indians were being destroyed. Dispatches have been receiveed by t-apt. Hancock from Gen. Clark, aud forward imme diately to Major Armistcad. Orders have been given by the General to detail! the herd of cat tle until joined by an escort.
We have not heard what troops have been ordered on this duty probably, the First Ilra- goons, irom ron ic on, OlUCe me iui hM bepn receiv- nf 7 7 Indian dpnrodatiims. 1 hev have destroyed I .1 ll.u, aurum up to me nana, wnere attempted to steal it; the sentinel fired on thinks he killed one of them the others escaped. Next morning, on examining the locality where the sentinel was stationed, twenty-five arrows were found shot into the bank, i hey had been shooting at me senunei before making the attempt to steal the boat. A partv was sentoutin pursuit ot the Indians. Several shots were fired, but without effect.
The Indians are persevering in their hostili ty, and will no doubt bring down on themselves a severe castigation. The herdsman who was missing on the first outbreak, when the mules were run off. has not since been heard of. Maior Armistead brought the men ot ueales party, with their wagons and baggage, into camo. The cattle and stores intended for the troops at the post areencampeaon me ivionave awaiting the escort, which is to consist of thirty-five men, with two officers of the First Dragoons, irom 1'ort leion.
lney are to re- .1 i mi ii at tho nnst. aunipct to the orders of Mai. Armistead, should he require i them. it as that portion of the conntry has been lately overflowed by the Colorado, it is supposed mounted men cannot be made available in pur suit of the Indians The Vote of Kentucky. The following is published as the official vote of Kentucky at the late election.
In the 4th Congressional District, it will be rcmem bered, there is said to have been a mistake in the returns from one precinct, which, if cor rected, would elect Christman by nine or ten votes. The question will probably have to be I determined bv the House of Hepresentativcs. simms' election will be 1 "tted uPn tho of vot" i i .1 i i two ot me rauuu i nerian Joshua F. llell UgOTKKANT OOVEtUfOK. Linn Boyd, Dem Alfred Allen 75,320 aTToftsrr moral.
Andrew J. James, Dem 74451 SleOoS James ADnreoR or public accounts. Grant Green, Dem Thomas S.Pago.. 72.77S tt478 fBXASCBXB. James II Garrard, ..74.1 Dougherty white.
AXQISTEB Ot UU LAKD WllCt Thomas S. Fraaier John H. 73.S70 60.1115 sursx-jm-r-AKT or rcLio rs-ratjcriosi, Robert Rlchardaon, Dem Wm. F. Kvans 74.006 eo.u BOA-S OT mrxlUIAL ISPBTTUIKITS.
-amen r. Tt- Ti R. cowu-KSS. First District Burnett, Dem Morrow nsoood District Jackson. Peyton.
HMO 2. J4S 7.1H0 7.WW Third District 7,164 Hale Fonrth IHatrirt Anderson 6-1 7. AJ4 a Fifth District Brown 6.W7 Jcwett Ai Sixth District 7.SU Seventh Distrivt Mel lory Ml 11 ol- Eighth District Harlan. Ninth District L. T.
Moore. s.fi. 8.1)12 8.SOS J. W. M.spre.
Tenth District Stevenson Thus, a--ones V3 Frankfort, Ky, Aug. 30. The Imiumiralion Ball. A brilliant assem blage ot Kentucky beauty and chivalry are I trinnino- on the light fantistic toe in the Ban- rr- a quet nail oi tne t-apitai nw. I.
.1 1 Vim Proainont I RrsPkinridire. Senator Powell, Gov. Magoffin. (insulin 1SUCU kclnv v. Ex-Governor Morehad, Col Helm, and Col, Jones, all of Kentucky, and Led.
f. Ixromcy, i ot -rAsmos. ,11.1 not ann-ar that Ihpv bore anv particular in in to 2 is (bUowieg eorrespondenee. Tour ob't servant, GEO. A.
BAXTER. St. Joecrri, Aug. 22nd, '69. Jotrpk Tkompton, iCav I see by a card over your signature that Mrs.
it the writer of the article alladed to in the editorial which you quote I have therefore nothing more to say in regard to it. In your card, however, yon state that you are respoasible for all articles which appear in the columns of the Fne Drmocrat during Mr. Grant's ab-sence. Do I understand you as applying the word "false" to anything that bas appeared in1 the editorial columns of the Wat, or the words "snake," and "coward," to the editors therwof? An early answer will much oblige Yours, Ac, EDW. Y.
SHIELDS. 8t. Aug. 22d, 12 o'clock, E. Shield, Esq Your of this morning is before me.
In reply I would say that you can understand me as applying the word "false" to things which have appeared in the Wert. As to the words "snake," and "cow ard," they mean just as they read, and if prop erly read, will be understood. I do not wish to be held responsible for any articles published in the Demrcrat ex-. ccpt those in qaestion. Yours, JOS.
THOMPSON. St. Josr-m, Aug. 23, '69. Mr.
Joteph Thompton, Sir Yours of the 22d inst. is before me. I am unfortunately called to another part of the State oa urgent business, and will be absent about eight days. Y'ou will obligo me by appointing a time (after the lapse of eight days) and place beyon. the limits of the State where this correspondence may be continued.
I need not, I hope, hint that the utmost secrecy will bo necessary. My friend, Mr. Baxter, through whom you will in future communicate, will band you this. Yours, Ac, EDW. Y.
SHIELDS. P. S. I will leave the city early in the morning, and an answer is reqested sometime during the day. K.
Y. 8. St. Joseph, Aug. 23d, 4 o'clock, r.
E. T. Shield I received your note per Mr. Baxter, and in reply will say that I am very sorry that your business nrges you away so suddenly, but wishing to be accommodating, I will be at the "Great Western notel," in El wood, K. on the 1st of Sep tember, at ten o'clock, "when and where" I will be prepared to continue this correspond ence, and at which time I will designate some persou through whom you can communicate.
ours, Ac, JOS. THOMPSON. "Great Western Hotel," 1 Kansas, Sept. 1st, '69. Mr.
Joteph Thompson, Sir-l demaud i retraction of your language, 'false," nnd "coward," as applied to myself, and for which you hold yourself responsible as staled in your note of Aug. 2'2d, 12 clock, M. The reason of referring this matter to your self directly is from motives of propriety and delicacy which will be readily understood. Yours, Ac, EDW. Y- SHIELDS.
"Great Western Hotel," Elwood, K. Sept. 1st, '69. Mr. E.
T. ShitJdt, Sir 1 received your note of this morning per Mr. Baxter, and in reply will say that the words alluded to, I did not intend to apply personally, and if you so understood it, you mistook my nieauing. have no objection to retraction in that sense. 1 In assuming the responsibility of the editorials in question, I took them as they were intended to tie understood, not as they might be.
The word "snake" was used as a simile. The word "coward" was not intended to be person al, but to denote unfairness. The word "false" was intended to imply that the statements in the Wail were incorrect, hence not necessarily implicating the veracity of the editor. Believing you to have misunderstood the terms as intended to be used, nope mis explanation will be satisfactory. Respectfully, JOS.
THOMPSON. "Great Westers Hotel," Elwood, K. Sept. 1st, '69. Mr.
Joneph Thompton, Sir Ia reply to your answer to my note, jast handed me by my friend Mr. Baxter, received by him tbroug- Jtr. Russell, I have to state that yor retraction and explanation is satisfactory. Yours, Ac, EWD. Y.
SHIELDS. The "Bloodv Italy. Some weeks ago we alluded to the comparatively small losses sustained oy tne rnncn, namn-ian and Austrian armies tn the late "unprecedented battles," with "arms of in Italy. We then showed, from the besl data before us, that the proportion of killed and wounded, or what the French call hart de combat, was considerably less than one-half thau which was sustained by the American armies in their encounters with what the Europeans are accustomed to call the cowardly arid undisciplined Mexican." In our articles referred to we gave the aggregate losses of tbe Allies and Austrian at Solferino at seven per cent The French lournals just received give an "au thentic" statement of the "casualties" sns- Laiiied bn both belligerents in Italy, Accord ing to this statement the following table shows the numbers engaged ana toe losses sustain T.oial 1S.0IK) ton. Montebello, KM l.lan no.
PaUatro, A I lie. do. Anetri Ma-onaa. SC. l.aon aioo 4JHKI ls.oon won 1.400 I6.fttm 31.000 IM.OISl M.oia do.
Austriana. Meleganano, 16.000 goUMMdo, Allies 14A.no no. A UMrnan- Tosal ujt This gives gives little over ten per cent loss in killed and wounded thai is to say, taking the French statement as accurate, which, it will be observed, makes tbe Austrian loose about forty per cent greater than that of the rencu. Hut accepting it as accurate, we find this loss but about two-tbnds that sus taiaed by tbe Americans in the battles of Mex ico. Tqe loss of tbe Mexicans, it is well known, was much greater.
In these batllo the American losses were as follows: aTe. A led Vd At At Been. At Mollwe del Bey. At Chernhnaco At 4.000 S.447 7-fsX) MU 72S 7K7 v. Total 1SJ47 AMI That is to say the American loasea were fif teen per cent, or one-third mora than those of the European armies.
At Uuena Vista lien-em! Taylor estimated the Mexican loss on the field at 2,000 men, or about twelve per cent of tbe whole number edmtddded to have been engaged by the Mexicans them selves. As for hard fighting, all European history does not furnish a paralle, to the constancy and bravery of the Mexican a i vision en Valencia, at in battle of Cootr-rms. Th whole tore of 4,000 men was literally destroyed io tbe tracks where it stood, and tbe division, a a military organization, ceased to exist Altbotrether. these comparisons show that none of th European haul pe are aa (Led fasti contested a the of the Mew World, and, as observed by a contemporary, that tbe old wo pons of warfare, even in Mexican heads ar mora destroctir thaa the new and roach boasted "weapon of precision in those of tho French. '1 heir iffl eieocy is greater ia the mystwry wbiea ser-ronnds them than from their (Sects ia th field A.
Y. Herald. Lot without money ba bean compared lo a pair ot sniny-ieauier doom without sole. the of be It of WHAT THE YOUNG MAN SAW IN HO AD WAY. si-qoxstbd bt a win.
bjioitci sxa-AVisn. BY MEISTEll KARL. I. I stood on the step of the AsTon, And saifnl at the living tide Of vehicle down the middle. And people up either side.
And I saw a maid who wad pumpkins, In a shawl of real Cashme re, Jump d.wi. from the step of a carriage, While ber robe got caught' iu the rear. m. Oh! the rube was of main antique, (A rery expemdre But a ek ft peeped out below it, And that waa a coffee-bag, IT. I knew it had once held coffee, Though now 't was aii'ithvr thing; For on it was 1 Fncit Old Java, Y-marked in stora-tlack-ing.
And I thought, a eh gained the aide-walk, Aud the muslin' again was furled; How uinch thorje out-eklrta and tn-skirta Were like man's heart in thd world. VI. How many a Pharisee humbug Plays a life-long game of brag ills word all silk and velvet, And his heart bat a coffee-bag I detect Xati LFrom Chamber's Journal. THE OAKS OP FAIHHOLME. I wonder whether it would be possble for me to write down the curious experiences of my youth.
1 am not old now, though more tuan thirty years have passed since I lirstauw the light shining on the upper windows of the house ot which 1 am now the mistress. I he sun as it sunk always lit them up, before, my father great barn hid the view ot the old Uall from us, Mo-a people thought Fairholnie a dull place, but 1 remember liking it very much when i was a child. The squire was a tall, dignined man, not very popular with his ten autrr. He came down only for a few months in the year during the remainder, the house was shut up. It was said that, when younger he had a pleasanter manner, and that it was the want of au heir to his property that toured his temper.
As long as 1 can remember any thing almost before I understood the mean ing ot the words heard ot quarrels and bitterness at the great bouse. 1 he squire a ladv was older than ber nus hand, and verv Dlain in person. I think she must have been slightly deformed, for she was I always so closely wrapped up, that it was diffi- I cult to trace the outline of her figure. To the best of my belief, she never set her foot to the ground at least, I never saw her walking. The carriage came round at a stated hour to a side-door of the old house, and her maids, it was said, lifted her into it.
She never visited or received company, and the state of her health was such that not a day passed without her seeing our villare doctor. About once week, a physician from London came down to her. Still, she grew neither better norworse; and there were persons ill-natured enough to declare that her ailments were all tancitul Every one was astonished when a report reached Fairholme from London, where the squire and his lady were spending the season, that she was expecting her confinement. It was true, nevertheless and the family returned to the country earlier than usual that year, that she misrht be kept timet. 1 he heir, too.
must be burn at Fairholme. The place had descended from sire to son for centuries, and each succeeding landlord had first seen the liirht under that ancient roof. Bonfires were oiled tiiion the hills when the time drew near. ihe church-bells were to be set ringing, and a feast was to be given in the park to all the tenantry, tar and near. I was iust eight years old then, and we liv ed in the farmhouse by the church, at the up- perend ot the village, ily parents were plain.
hard-working people, and it was through the squire's favor that they were enabled to rent the land they held. He had lowered the terms because he had a liking for my father, who had worked as a laborer on the farm which he now occupied. My mother had been dairy maid at the Hall in the old master's lifetime, and had saved a little money but still they were poor people, and squared accounts with difficulty at theyear'send, after all their labor. We were expecting to hear the bells ring, and to see the great piles of wood on the hilltops lighted, when wrd came down fiom the great house that there were to be no rejoicings, no bell-ringing, nor, in short, any notice whatever to be taken of the birth of the squire's first child. For, after all, it was only a daughter 1 1 could not understand mat mis maueiuucu difference in the matter, and I longed to see hnt mv mother cried when she n.
miii siiirl Ah. txior ladv. he will love her less than ever now kens whothpr this vim the case or nm. here was not muen lime, seeiueu, to decide it, lor, an hour afterwards, the London niii-aiiiiun FirniiB rati. Ml Dast the seconu that had come through the villago that day and we heard that the baby 3 mother, our poor lady, was dying.
i 1 I Ours was tne nearest nouse, aim peruana for that reason we were always more interested than other lolks iu what was passing at tne Hall. When the servants were at a loss for anv thing, they often applied to us rather than go further; and my mother always Kept tne best poultry, in case it should be wanted for .1., the suu ire a table. Sometimes the mistress uuld lancv a loat ot our n6ine-maae oreau. of my mother's baking, which was always sweet aud good, better than the rolls and twists the housekeeper made to tempt her del Kate, sickly appetite. It was cot likely that my mother, who had a young family of ber own, should not waut to know how she was getting through her trial grove was just opposite our windows, and the It was out a step to tne great nouse, ior tne Servants nau leu tue gate opcu iu meir uuny.
In general, we never went through the plan tation, but it was nan a mile rounn oy tne road, and no one exactly Knew inat uaj ni they were doing so my mother caught me by tho hand, and went across and under the deep shade of the evergreens, to know what was the ashamed of her intrusion whpn at a turn in the winding walk, we came suddenly upon the uit.ster. He was walking up and down witn flu orows ami. w0ni ilijnniMiintmSTlt in Tj 1. of disappointment in nn anv human nu v.r. His lace 1 never l.c r.i,,thpr Htnoo asiae to let leatures deeply, holding me ul 'J but I ouestion whether v.
a cars motion with bis head. I can see him now. with the marks 01 sorrow aim su i 13 1 u. and on nis nauusome, nauauty .1 i. 1 fni-rnwad hrow.
It was evident that he had set whatever hopes of happiness were left to him upon that cast, and he had lost his stake. My mother did not venture to speak, even to apologize tor on Pn 1. as 1 navesaia, ne was too mucn ui---- his own troubled thoughts to pay mucn atten tion to any thing that passed beiore. on- ly saw him fof an Ltant; but when we reached the great house, tne servants were rcauied tne great uu setting out to loox ior mm, I 1 1 1 TL- nsit- huhn fl3 oetom wnere ne w. auo ill, and my lady's death was expected to talte place every moment.
the little child was smaller man any tiling I could have imagined. It lay in the hand- some cradle provided for the young heir of Fairholme like a waxen doll or a dead baby, so sti 1 that at first I fancied it was not alive, There was only one woman in the room the r. reus uc uiiBircas. 11 wis. not considered to be a matter of importance at that moment whether the poor little girl lived or died.
I thought differently, and so, I am sure, did my mother. She took the pretty little crea iJj i ture out ot us geimy, iu mntharlv way. in her arms. It seemed happy there, aud gradually, as she warmed and caressed it, some taint color stole into its face. Then she let me touch it, and I kissed my dear young lady for the first time.
From I ble J. a 1 so I I I I i 1 1 I I a PHONOGRAPHY. THlSisabeantiful method of writing the Encllsh lan-, mar- by means of the most simple characters that can as fcrad, and which accurately represent the sounds of words. It can be written more than six times as as common hand, and on lees than one-sixth the space, hint eating to the writer more than flve-sixtha of both and paper. Among; thousands of eminent men who sav.
certified to its importance, we have space only for th aslowing: Hon. km. n. BlSTOxaays: Had Phonography been forty years ago. It would have saved me twenty Tears of hard labor." Jess H.
aar. Principal of the High School, Phihvdel-Jeia, says gome of oar students, not yet twenty years wag-, are making more money by Phonography then the Jfaeipal of the High School, after having given hiinaell sioretuen twenty years to his Ise a-deraigned has publiahed a short but concise eya-which will, id a fpw weeks, enable any one who can rite, writedown any speech aa fast as spoken. It will eaaatt.anyp.it of the Carted States, pottpaut, oa re "lot of One or tea copies will be sent to one ad-fess Fie. Dollars; and any greater numker at the "is rates. Address D.
1. BLACKBURN, Hamphue, w4yl Maury, Tenn. with unnutigattsd dread 7 that moment, a lovea ner..
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