The Fayetteville News from Fayetteville, North Carolina on May 1, 1866 · Page 1
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Tuesday, May 1, 1866
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- I- n 4ik. J irmnnra . r 3fc . 1 1 , - i MflfTEYItii ILL.: 1 AL LL U J LL J U J 7 ii. u J U J LI -J -'. - . . . - .... .' ..... , . i - t i ...-'!! ' . Ii il . - . . .i e , : ' 1 . ' .T-- 7 T: ' I ; .; , H i VOL. 1.1 THE NEWS fUBLISIIED EVEIIY. TUESDAY.) :o: " UOBIIVSON & SMITH,: BENJ'N EOniNSON?. .... ..: . . . ..H. IL SMITH. TEEMS: For Onf I'eiir, Xpayable in advance,). $3 00 nXTEfr OP . ADVEETISING: One Bnarcof ten lines, first insertion, .... $1 00 1 Each subsequent insertion, .h ...50 . Fractious of Hquares charged whole squares,. Bnsiness or Professional Carrls, not exceeding eight iiues, inserted as follows: ' ( For three months. $6 00 For sir niy;.frs'. ; .10 '00 ; " j For one year. .15 00 . Advertisers are .requested to mark the number of insertions or their at lertisements -srill. bo coti-;inue;Titil forbnl .J ft i;:,,'r ". 'r ' ff. "In Baina "was there' a voice heard, lamentation and 'weeping, and "great mourning. Eachael weeping for i he? children, and would hot be comforted because they Lwetenot;" - - - - ,' ' - . .. :':... ' Bury our Dead! From Eama shore! ' ; ' - From' every beauteous Southland vale. i Is borne the Maddest cry on earth, V f ; ! i A mother country's childless wail! ' j i ' .i v ; : Weep stricken land, ' ' ! i Weep for thy slain! '. i . , Oh, give them back, ' ' . -Historic plain! . .- ' , - j They rise! Proud mother bare thy breast, ' I Dad sons would lay them down to rest! I Fathers!, By all thepride of blood v ! And name bequeathed from'sire to son, , Untarnished they return the shield, : By honor's death the lost boy won! Grey veterans come! V - Each battle plain, " ... J i i ', Bears witching heaps , , i- - Of kindred slam! j To martialjrstep they are filing past, i Furloughed for home, j-ou'll meet at last! I Mothers bei-eft! Unburied sons 1 1' Claim graves upon aneestial ,sod! : , Thine are the hands to lift them up ! And give them baek again to-God! j ' With feeble step, - j ' ' . 1 And silvered head, 5 Ye childless Kachaels' . I- r : : Raise thy dead! ij, While aEgels chant the martyr knell, . Aye, lift them gently Ayhore they fell! M- i i . . ; i. : .. - v . ' Oh, sisterB,Vvho have early worn .! Black grief, in voiceless, deadly pain ; ji suuea tears; xno sickenmc crv Fo Tta lama's sturdy manhood slain! .s Come, maidens 'come, . " . ' V The taSK is ours,' ' .1 -v ,' ; '. . ! ! To wreath their tombs 1 :. . 1 With Southern flowers I Come softly, while the sad refrain Floats on, oh bring them back again! Brothers! Ye braves of willing hand, You're spared, but gallant comrades fell, And few remain, in whispers low, Tho glory ofour tell!,, i i J Men battle-scarred, . ; Heroic death ' i I ' ' Is all at last! ; Life'ssweetest breath Can give no niore the spirit throng Cvy, gires graves! je brothers strong! - -; -.- .'.( Jim-.';-.'' 1 X :. ' ,, . Poor widows, who mu st yearn in vain, With folding hands and drooping head, By dreary hoarthst ones wet with tears, Come, help us lift our darling dead! ' Oh,( suffering wife, . v . Their voices grand, !- Ask graves upon . The mother land, ' ' Where "bright Magnolia forests steep Wliita ncense-lay them down to sleep! Bury our dead! Sad human cry! Beneath the stately flame-scathed pine, ' Or otange grove, where dark-eyed maids, j: Bright chaplets, evergreen, may twin Brothers disarmed! ; The din is o'er. We'll ask for graves ,, "And claim no more,-. ; Save drooping flag aiid muffled drum For Southern dead Come, Southrons, come! " j' ';-;;. ." :' . SHH0E. . The Horrors of tae Battle Field. , ;Roger A. Pry or, of the Memphis Argus, has taken, a ride over the -field of Shiloh, and contributes many interesting and some horrible facts to that journal. He says: The whole face of the country between Corinth' and Pittsburg Landing is scarred, scjatched and wounded, with almost indelible traces of ruthless war. Lines of earthworks and, eDtrehchment8 across. all the "thousand and one", roads; lone chimney's, burnt and blackened trees, and heaps of rubbish A where Once 'StoodNmding homesteads; whole forests peeled, or "barked," are deadened by the encamping soldiery, to make themselves comfortable with bark I'll 1 1 7. . . Deas: nweUinrrs. Rtnrp.a. .anrl nilthnnapa in every stage "of dilapidation farid decay; gaI v, f a jj V :JY! uiiua ICUVC1C9S uuu uuLuuueu, are rapiuiy- crowing wild aeain these areiome nf tlm! 1 evidences of the fierce struggl w, .. o : Of the horrors of the field lie writes: 1 be war during its progress nresented many horrible aspects, but done so horri . . w i a a r ble as this. I saw where hundreds of Confederate dead had been rootQ out of their shallow coveringn I' carfhot call- them graves their flesh i eaten bjy .the hogs and their bones lying scattered and broken and trampieq upon in every di lection, it transcends anything recorded in civilized history; it Talmost transcend j belief. I was told by some of the peopfc residing near that the hogs fed so long m this way upon -, . , , ..... . - i ..... - - . .. t. . a .... J - - hum'anr carrion, thafthe pork became so offetisiYe it coul( notbe eaten; andto this dayi some of the ladies; informed me they dare not touch any -liogT meat killed in thatvicinity; they felt or vvere afraid, that they vyould be guiltv of cannibalism to do so. (- -. ' j In oiie place, about three hundred yards south :5f the. churchy on the Heah place, I sawi where aUarge'numberj(suppo$ed to be 150 at leasf) of Confederates had been tumbljeid into a gully and f covered! up with a! thin; layer of ! dirt.,- The" washing - rains a!nd the hogs" together, hare exposed the biones here most sadly.' Many of the bone3 are broken and' shattered to pieces, evi-denil since; they, were unearthed. All the bther scattered -graves of the Confederates; where, they werecovered upjby ones, twok, threes, and so 'on up to dozens in a place,; over the whole field, are in jthe same miserable cqnditioni jln but one place did II sek -a .Confederate jraveUmt. had not the xtreme left, where, Mr. Hargroves informed me there are near three hundred of each side buried in parallel trencjies. Generally the federal dead, as at Corinth, was iburied iat the proper depth, and generally with bead and foot boards inscribed with the jnafnes, companies, regiments, &c. Many Bf these head . and foot boards, have been destroyed or defaced by the annual fires which burn off the grass and .leaves of thoe woods. I saw but one federal bbrial trench where the hogs had upturned the bones, and that was but slightly- They are generally buried too dfeep for hat, and m some places their graves pre with fences made of logs and rails enclosed At me, confederate gdly-gfave, and at all the; confederate graves or rather, i. T . ' !t w places where the confederate dead were SMg covered up on the 1 skulls, thigh hip, ground where ! fe thigh, hip, and leg bones, , ribs, verteprav etc., etc., ne scattered a- roun p uu uumious. iu one piuue a saw ; where i r , j i i i i j j! twu uoiiieueraies uau ueer covered uj) in he middle of the road; in another where pnejhad been pitched into a deep rut or holes, made by wason wheels at the roadside and so covered. I still another I two confederates were placed between two standing trees and then cov-eredj urj; and in still other peaces tjiey were thrown!?beside logs, as at Corinth Jand only half cotered up. In all these places the bones were more or less exposed. TEtE CKITICAL MOMENT AT BENT0NVILLE correspondent of the Nashvil T)n -Banner records matoUowipgiq .ll.l.ur.atinitcf-rnaaia sway material mattery he is the impurturbihty of General Johnston: To those familiar with the ground upon which the battle was fought, it will be remembered that Bentonville, a small vil- !a2:e of j a few straggling houses, was the occupied as it did our only Llcey Jto the semi-circular position by thej Confederates, containing our I hospitals and commanding line pt fetrean Around and in front of this villalgeilhad surged the terrible conflict.- To gain it jwas victory for Sherman, annihilation for Johnston. Five assaults of a desperate jcharacter had been made,' and yet ,Johp8t6n with eighteen thousand men, had held intact his position against the over-whe rning-; odds of Sherman's army. As yet ndipreparations for retreat had been made, or if made, they were known, only to ttue General and the few charged with their execution, when about three o'clock on the ithird day of the conflict, the astound ing intelligence was brought to the. Gene- rai, (tirst oy a natiess cavalryman, secona, the'bteand lastly by Major McC, of by the utnerai s own servant vvho was in uenerai ynampton s stati,! tiat the enemy had gaiued; Bentonville, driving back our Cavalry in confusion. Not only the defeat, but.the destruction of his army scared Gen. Johnston in the face, and yet not a muscle of tjbatj iron countenance changeiljit was as calm as on review. Young Wade Ham p- ;rn ! !Jtdoa mn tttqq i-licrot-rlarl fr Vio fattier Witl. nrdnr fo fnnt on fho enethy from the town at all hazards, while Majpr -was ordered to pu sh fonvard a brigade of infaotry to the support of the cavalry. I was standing near tne General at thettime, and I could not but marvel at the calm intrepidity with which this, great Captain; viewed the probable annihilation of nis i jwhole army, "and from the nettle danjgeij plucked safety." In onip hour the enehiyl were driven in confusion from the towrtJand shouts and huzzas were, rinmn. throughout the armv over one of the most desperate and brilliantly successful cavalry; cnarges on. recora a cnarge wnicn coyer--, ed with glory Baxter Smith and the brave Tpxaolsrirroo ftf n,M,h tiion mand. To that charge, inspired and di- UKv uetnn onri ovoinfU Ktr oi 1 v ,w M. mym UVI ft II lltVtl vy VVUO VJ 4. fl I IJ win I ' -' . -w m . - . I . . reerpil hv . nhnstnn. nnrl pvpnfprl hxr I .rI ! Smith and his dauntless troopers, was at- tk-:il.aU ' r i j .uuueu iiie saiety oi ine army, or uau Mdwet been1 nermitted to Witv Benrnn- i , . rnt T: i "tj ' e after capturing it, thus cutting off UndAn h.i i u;a u;nu rom he could retreat, the day would, have been inevitably lost to' the-Confederate 'arms. Never give way " to melancho y; resist it steadily, for the habit will encroach. I once gave a lady two-and-twerity receipts j against melancholy; one was a nnitht ni-o. another to remember all pleasant mc, the said to and of her: another to keen a pojd of sugar-plums on the chi mney-piece, and a kettle simmering on the hob. Sid?iey Smith TUESDAY, MAY 1, 1866, HAND7EITnTG. i jjxcu, nive vices, uuvo u uuivuu line, irhieb, touching at the extremities,- forms gure which is the general estimate of Men, like trees, have a curved line i which u,'. v..k-4.- '.t j:..: jV.-i i t : , ui.i ii. ii t j iu uie iianuouy oi inenii a ,xne- nana m t t j r JA - V r j there may be contradiction between the ess " caution. A prudent, secretive before that- light, which is the precusor of eye and the brow, between the motive ' J"??,f "T y " t . generally also the sun of rigteousness. No wonder! that power and the object desired; but still the bol,d1. A V'ote nature is confined, scarce a vestige of the Oncntal nations man is ; as unlike Iny other! man. and yet 'n6!1 y f F'f " T remain- ' Thememory of wealth and power similar in original tiiits. - i! i . j qu.rsd, will ratter betray hisjnterest by passes away with their owners, but letters " "To tell cfiaracter bv fconfinino. one's ' weanm and indecision in bis letters than make the permanent monuments of nation's, self to one exhibition of a faculty would I by of. A fine writer U either An instantaneous -change comes. over a be like trvine to tell the climate of a nlace 0D-e,; f h, old3 ,,lraself '? cntr0 ,r a nation submitted to the beneficent influence bystavinr i: . other extreme the?ctin of facts ' KJ" ? Py for- t0 W M illustration is found in the rude plow-proves nobbg unless Serine been op- j " f?8" fc.S-'hat the man's boy who approaches the temple of litters 4 . ... : : ' ; . . . f. ' mind is not verv much excited bvhis theme, with nnirn n b L.fora t.,- u, -ti,AeAiM nnrfnnif,oo ;l f i. f: : sm- W illlrlUkl A U , I1IIT1 II 1.11 II k V III IIIillI.I ' II IKll i i ties than the ones ., . r j , 1 '. pq m wiii i rho norsnn is not interested. I, for instance, always dis t n . , ,. . use nrov6 that mav hot .h n eaaant f uiutMiJu new acuuaiULUiiues: irei ?hik.v i - J7itm., .- .frvtifc. .- . not I . r i cnmarhinrr olca ha chmilri Knl o1 nvrth m.inr or i I IIH H 111 lllll'l Mill. Ml. ' the first attemnt. Yet it is riot the doite" i rr i r , a thing, biit the srettins: bav i i f. o pay Jfbr it, that is 1 difficult; n6t the reading of qharacter ut the applying it. Wha value is the being able to understand why men's handwritings ? ivary, save, as interesting?, let, perhaps, many a reader will glance over this inclined to acquire jthe skill. "First, does the man. write often moderately, or very nicely? Did! he write in a hurry or not? Lastly, is his temperament nervous or, inclined to be heavy? Bad writing may arise from haste, ne'rv-v ' t' - j'' 'g a .-,t iiqnjw -ji.;' nf tup niifpriifWia ftPflnpisa. nnn wnnr nt nrnrrip.p? nnr. t ip. ur .uffaranrf fhnf f nervous scholar. a man TOU writPS harlW Wn in haste . . ...-w - j - . -- i i m. iu; nL. Ko roiiIlf. fn wnnf ir fipimmnnrf The man I of 'business asks of. a scholar, Why can't you sell your jlabor and become rich?" The scholar! may ask, "Why don't you give your money: and write a book?" It is as impossible for one to change as the 'other. Poverty of brains can be no more overcomej tlian poverty of purse. The right plan is for the two to divide. Money for -talent j liidiculous tor money to wait for brains or brains to be There must be contemptuous Of money. help. Look at tho writing! iThat nervous f. A . .A L:.....:..' sween oi the nen is not tne characteristic not thick-headed enough;! the blows crush him. M ' I ' "On the other hand, that round, manly, firm chirography,' regular I as a troop of-horses, indicates outward j sbow? but there is no brain,, sentiment, intense sensibility, behind. A bird is in a quiyer of excitement ' at the least noise; but a cow stands looking oh i without the least alarm, j (Women write ' small. Indolence, affectation; and weakness are indicated and indplence is nature's guard tor nervous persons; "Take particular instances. A. is a man of medium size, high forehead,Uiair of the Yankee brownish hue, eyes1 deep-set and rather small, nose small, rnouth firm, chin ratuer wefK. ilj. S PhysicallyJ Be is inclined to oe?oi a nervou,, sunguu.c aiFc.ui.iCt, hope large, caution , large; animal propensi- S8 "nSloS ""." "y--' v o .TT'Vi . ness. iis naoit oi mum - exact, inow, what willbehis characteristic handwriting? Ask half a dozen different men who are in- TT' I. ' 1 1 T . . . . terested in judging of character, and com- pare their answers. His habits of business will have made his writing, to a certain i . '.si- extent formal. He will have tried to make it anplain hand. His long practice in keep- ;:nim to oe aoie to write darge or small; Ins; nervousness will have taught him to use abbreviations; his solidity and preference for mercantile pursuits will have made nm always more oriess subject to seii-commana., xie wrues. Hell, llUL Hive tne inuu uii hjcic uncucoi, ty get his thoughts upon paber.for preserv' " O 1 I 1. l ,. i. ..-. tion, but for others to tead. He thinks . ,i l i j tit (Y 4- t,'. constantly how he will anect others: how they will understand him. ie (, , i unnnon hQ,. employs formal expressicns, because they t . - . , , i .t. ,1 better understood.1 A tie says, iteca . j. I . ... . three bales goods' instead of telling, 111 many words, the same fact; he writes not i Obscurely, out wun they shal1 red "A lawyer will fill out ia writ and save no rr rrio fnf. tnp. lnitintpn would understand that' a legal phrase was, implied. The man of business TWoco Mt " f ' tas: tacts may oe ex a formal way, . hurnedlvf, o t rwrvi o I maw " ""J feiinienuou :,w ue 8J7t !AI,.aA business men do write bad v is nothing to . . T li ! ru i tbis purpose. I am speikingiOt the desire - ... m em t0 wnte Plainll "Now my man descnb cribed sits down to tell his correspondent that a certain lot ot goods J i . . . has arrived, all save one package. HQ writes rapidly, exactlyP and with the wish that the1 others shall read ;what he says at once and without mistake.' His nervous power would urge him to haste and care- Jessness, but his business education will re- - it 1 1 i r :i: i :ia' orrmn mm i-inw w nis vvriLiiiL snuw 111 gis'nfnd is not particulirly active. He u f .?; hnt tn eml.aih t . i f l ;t it'1 i i ii il an understood fact. I think,' all these cir- .cumstahces taken into consideration,, his ; letters will be open, frank; regular, rOuhd, wv w ... .v . .. uuv . J 1 I enousrn when allowed to act as I please. ; : x- - i 1 v r i ;.J i .if Y 1 . . timid man writes commandwgly, with undone man, with no taste for a certain 5 ,i iirtif mr, j. r- . . i' i . ; equal heaviness .or line. Indolent men pursuit,, Sforcedinto it, kept at it, and, as 'j and write smallj ; A- 5oIdf he gives evidence of dishkeis accused of carele obstinate mBnf writes variably-at being almost a fool. Wonderful that in- ofn.;n xrv,;. j and .well-looking, but at the ends of the 6 -w.r u vua uun-uuio t l.i. :ii l i x u of- t ? t " r ? Pf.rP.t,ble'wl'ch; " t & little impat.ent at ueiay "lioldness and dehcacv of hand-Writing - . , -. ... imaynot indicate more than, straight-fdr- j "v.u wtiitu VJr vt..x,. . . M r ii r ' l .1 i w nfinnr lull rt nnno'inci!iMr rlirnTa nnrt . . i i. turns, betoken a man undecided vnu waver- A direct up and ilown styla is his !ort vvft Ci f eifarari ty 'to 1 u xu . VU11JIU1 U II 1LI1 1 IX lilUI 1 b I 1.W SUAUfl IVII -V . . f ... - . . a c T Ait An 1 t t iimn DAvn itt la lits Aiirn norn irA a . : , r mm A hn im o on ncnni o 1 1 tr it oro I oca hi m ca t ,7.." T '""T "Tr T kp npnr.npss in rnp inr.rprs nr .1 uiv. www ; i - ? Viiat WrITings Require TTT , r n ' We Publlsh the ! Mlovnng for a Stamp. he benefit wi.wui 1CdUC,s- : 1st. Instruments of writing dated before October 1, 1S62, do not require a stamp. 2d. Those dated between OctY, lt 1862, and I August 1, 1S64, may . be - stamped either before or after use by !the court, register or recorder. 3d. Those dated since August 1, lbo4, and not twelve months old, may be stamp- er to this!modern audience. s pleasure and, so far from diminishing those ed before a U. S. collector, -(say in Alexan- . The, great iesson 0f Greece to America loving attentions seemed to increase in pro-dna,) without payment of thefpenalty of thht her yer oyer lho, nation9 WM the : portion tothe neceSsities, which called thern l.L rill J-i-l . . A....i. 1 1 r n t ui.. iiiyse umeu auer auguw t xoo, aim mure man iweive moiuiis oiu, cau ue . ! j.1 a l iL. Li J l stamped upon payment of the penalty of $50. And every assignment of a note, which assignment is dated since October 1, 18G2, without regard to date of the' note, is to be stamped as an agreement, namely 5c, no matter how large or niay be. how small the note may All persons having notes; unstamped should have them stamped at once. A re- ceipt for money or property, of over $20, no matter what the amount, requires only a cent stamp. A fi ' " reedmax ExPLfAixs. -A freedmari explairs the difference between a Yankee and a Southerner, "thusly": Now, white folks, I'se a gwirie to tell vou-de difference 'tween a Southern man an' de Yankee.: Well, de Southern man he stop at de hotel, he ax for a room, he get de key; he say, "Here, Jim, take my valise." When he get in de room, he say, "Jim, you black rascal, brush my coat and boots, and be in a hurry." While I'se doing dat he wash hisself, comb his hair, and take a drink, and when I gives him de boots he hands me a dollar. When de Yankee stops at de hotel, he say, "Mr. Johnson, please brdsh my boots-Mr. Johnson,' please carry dis note to Mr. j0nes-Mr. Johnson, 1 guess m have to trouble you to bring me a A?1 l ougnt to nave uigai iuu uuvvu auu tci a . ,,It U1j C five -cent one. j I cum back, and spec, ot course, ne gio doul iwo uonars; out sceau l ,1 J A. Jll I A. J J . sent; and tell him 'bout my grandmother, ot giving me cie money, ne ax me to taKC a my brudder, and my sister, and my cousin, and; my old; massa, and how much I'se making,' and all such nonsense, and den difference 'tween de Southern! man and Yankee, and every word truf: ; - - 4 ' J Pickett, TT.I Mexico! Goodbye l tt i r ir j fT' i pT7 -f Inr. .m Tnn 1 Alien rt KanroconrntlUOa 9r t:. r4l f u.;n:..f VV tt&iiiuniuw, u e hciu ui iiiou uiimaiit nine . '; ! , r , . """.- , . v j i '. , Mr. Bchenck, offered a resolution, which , . ... a. ' r wns adonted. directing the Secretary of -p 7. . . ... TXrow fr onmmiimcoto tn thr Hnnsn tnp rr AJ r , Fuv . 0 j, such other information as may be on record or on file in lu3 department, showing what are tne iacts in tne case anu have been taken to bring to what steps -1 iustice andj P"1 ""1' murderers or eignteen soiuierb 01 u:e 1 hrst and secona regiments under the. pretext of their being deserters uu . J ; . . . 6 -i from the Confederate service. Treason in Massachusetts. The nitoh!o Wont rone eittintr in the hot ofhee . .7 ' -hp i i. I T) - rrUn.t.n rlin nrliap lloir XT' ll O n at uic uoaiuti ' x ncaitc, mc wuiti ""Ti tth... the - window was suddenly eclipsed by a sable visage which made a demand for "Two preserved seats for dis ebening, sah!" Preserved seats?" said i the astonished treasurer; 'go down to the marKet n you want a ham, we don't sell em here! The , . . ... . . . . ,., W f '"witdered ro me tne pros oi jneopniox,a.ui.uu.. 1 -1 T 1 1 1. I I tn o- wnue uonn ciiuctiicu a. u s suLttoa m VVIV.C uu,i" V1" - , J .ta rtf th( jading a discussion on the rights of the , eedmnnBostonMidlcUn. alter a wi me, toay, ,et,, i . oouuuu,; fi horseithe grass is said I guess I'll haveTto give you a dimeMore, grown agan, sfood - i i t t.nrii nr- ti , 1 leave nere." , r ow, wuue ioiks, uais ue Morning, Noon and Night of Letters. A bmf report of a Lecture delivered in vr Orleans, by CoITFT L. Claiborne. Ten thousand voices of music burst out' on the dewv'ear of morn. ' As bright und bloomino- is triA fVinrninfT nf IpftPrc i ThA demons of ignorance snread their wines wuij ungainly preps. i3ut ne nas inesona w richness of the 'mountains r i under whose frown he was reared. And all this awk- ...... wardness passes away ,with cultivation, nmi hi dull eye grit h e tt m n jr III. ALIIIIII'K I I IM fllllflllU 111 II II 1 J W- 'II klllllM . L"WVV whoso names give elory to his race. The rustic plow-boy, now accomplished, shall bring back a torch to kindle the intellects of his native village. The posession of one such intellect is superior to all brute force. CI 1 . t.l. i ! . i isome one nas saia tnat, give mm tne ' CJ X 1. T iL . 1 11 1 r l power ui maKing me oai.aus oi a peopie, orH ho tiM ...i i .uuum men t iauuf . Give me the power to educate the minds of the people, and I will form their characters. Should the influence of this one scholar be aided by others, the young, the plastic, the imitative, and the beautiful, the effects will be superior to the achievements of Aladdin's lamp, and produce a ceneral . univfirsitv. h 1 ' Passing bv Pnlesriiie aninpfrondfirv - O J -r o " J atiirf T splorrf. frrpwp fnr mr misfrpa Gome then., awful ami nnm ' nrrlt nf the Academy and the Stoa. and reveal your power of philosophy and letters. iThe States vvere small and divided, vet Romft Kpnf hor snnc n -f- t f. f . nrfh nntja she miffh, x'VR .i 'j rpndilv. ,Her eloquence, ahd poetry, and statuary threw such a charm (over the land that Roman cohorts turned the hand ot destruction aside from the places where tlieir own scholars had imbibed taste, and Cicero had found, the' arrows for the quiver of his tlo- u.,j ,J,i' .u. ru:m quence. Around the hall-bund operates the en wich ed tQ his martyrdorn , TakeJa vievy bf Athens up to the time of Pericles Look seward from the Socratic gravel and seel the sten of marble crowned lrwUh 4haAcropolia.aa.with.a mpuntainLA1"0 jlca(l l3ilie bright hopes of those who . 'man snow. Thirty thousand statutes teach the - IighteXthemami asTieTiIti young patriotism and heroism. -w mr ' TTnrkf a iWr Tt i tho nnnlmuo' follows the burst of oratory which makes weariness; no more longingand heartaches; satraps tremble for their power. And no more jpatient. endurance, and hoping there is the awful Areopagus sitting in even against hope. No more -cold nor night and darkness, that the deliberations hunger; no more journeys tracked b; the of.the' solemn assembly might be undisturb- print 01 bleeding feet ,011. the now. If is ed. Theretis Agora, to Aens what all over. now, and nothing remains of our Broadway is to New York, or Canal street soldiers but their graves, scattered over the to New'Orjeahs. Under the porticces sit scenes of their conflicts and their victories, crowds of beautiful women and children . And even; these are becoming so rapidly and men, engaged and interested in intel- obliterated, that before the flowers ol , nn-lectual converse or rational amusement. Mother . spring shall bloom with increased Then, it was' the high noon of letters, beautyfrom. the rich flood which has batli- ' ed their Iroots. all traces cf these mute pher was the k- 0-ffcmhlj ;and the' Glleck anguage the med urn of learned and polite ' iDtrs , , ! ome made her path of victory a line, of! Mn - An uar ,n,i lu v viimi uiuvt 10 tYCiu auiuunnu 4 xjtj u- cuJnnA u oki., aon who then pandered to the tastes of their conqueror, until that conquering state be- came rotten, and the barbarians hung! on flip Rk? hpr pmnlro nd tlio t,'mW in roo tne robber ot the worm had come. tEven Alaric, beneath the hoof of whose never to have und beforej the wealth of art which the world-had poured into the lap of Rome. . ' I pass by the long night. The Crusades were the twilight of a new morning of let- ters. Andobn a softer strain fell on; the ri ' r Ai ' 1 c '1 . ? 4 "."F- j- I n a irttranfinn nt minnnuMni. anH nrinrinif u... r' - U5 Lave a new iiniiuinc iu tntraiLs ui iii auu -J. r -c . . - n u i 1 i tion to religion in all churches. , A . . .... . - America has taupht the world the three , c . r ir ' r Inocnnc href nt flin bo Lfrnpommont n f - ' 1 r!i, .. ' .. . s 1 . 1 , . Church from ; the State; and third popular j educations A7.- Y. Watchman. - An anxious inauirer writes to know wheth- j er the Powder Magazine is published mon- thly, and is considered a safe magazine for hether mmt-iuleps will be ! any cneaper.ii a Drancn oi tne u. o. minus 10 f a . YT Cl . t uaicn ueiu. i... a i . i i Also, wnetneraeao letters are ever Known to revive alter they reach the dead-letter othce, and it not, what is the use ot send ing mem mere. f 4 . - i iii i i : Also, whether navigators have to double their capes in all latitudes, or only cold regions. Also, whether schoolmaster can f . said to have no scholars 'when he hasftwo pupils in his eyes. : If "distance Irnih enchantment to the view," and said "view" j does not return it within a a reasonable time,- has distance a legal cause; of action, and is she entitled to recover'. V rNO. 8. From the Charlotte Times. TO THE Y0HEN OF THE SOUTH. -A movement has been inaugurated by. the ladies of Winchester,. Y irginia, Having for its object the removal of the bodies of the Confederate soldiers now lying, in various localities around that citv, and their interment in . consecrated ground, which is to bear that name which causes . every Southern heart to thrill with emotion Stonewall Jacksoxv 1 The expense attendant on such an enterprise is necessarily great and it is proposed that it shall -be rendered. less onerous" by being generally distributed. The ways and means to best secure money for the defrayment of these expenses will readily suggest themselves to those, who will go to work iii the cause with the eatnest endeavor, which it so well deserves. With the hope that the subjoined .address may accomplish some little good, ;th" writer ubmiu-ittd hetL.southejn sister, U elmg sure that this enterprise and the -oCvet for. which it has been undertaken, Jiave only to be mentioned, to secure for them the hearty co-operation of every true-hearted woman throughout our beautiful and desolated Soutlr. . . iDuring the last four years the women of the South: have displayed an amount ofen-ergy, courage, fortitude and unselfish devotion to tfieir country, which has gained them a fame that will go down through the history of coming ages .gilded with an im- mortal lustre. In no form were these qualities more conspicuously disnlaved than in the treat- ! ment of our soldiers. In supplying t! teir U3 ; necessities, the most uelicate amonr ! foriot pain and physical discomfort, - V ami i u i a i the onlv rcsret connected with tliis ' vice wras that we could not da mote. ; them devotion became a duty, sarifeo a into action. - .Well were such attentions deserved, and nobly were they requitted. - If Southern women cave much, it is certain that they received in return, a "full measure, pressed down and running over. " Vl n ri.l l ll ir 1!.T ! wall -of iron between them and all -that all woman most dreads, the noble soldiers of the Soutu presented a band, in ministentig to which the proudest woman-; might have-felt herself honored. j It is'all over now! The cause for which they fought so well is lost the last4iiarch has beerj made the campaign is ended; .1 . i 1 ' T. the banner,' which so olten waved them on to victory, is furled forever; the watch fires ' lation, alone remain. . t It is all over now! No iuotg pain nd 1 memorials will have passed away. ! Mute memorials, but most c loqjient in their Voiceless language, they Appeal iu tones of mc to the,, who have never hefore a owefIn so dier's anneal to iro un-. 1 It - ! regarded.1 ; . ' Southern women! we have a. duty to j perform to our dead; a saried obligation, a' melancholy pleasure. ".We can savetheir I remains trom turt her ticsecration. we can lay them si umber in their final resting place, to quietly" until the resurrection morning,' feeling that it is our pn?ud priv ilege to be able to pay the' last sad duties . to those! who, having givwn us their all, now ask at 'our hands an honored tomb. Thej lie, in their nameless burial places, on the hill side and in the secluded valley n the banks of.the streams that -have run crimson with their blood, and on the dusty high way over which they marched to do battle lor us. ' EveryJ State has here her representatives" for, from the rich valliti of Virginia to the flower-crowned shores of Florida, from the mountains of Carolina to the waving prai ries of Texas, they came, ready to lay down their lives for the country they loved so , ' well only their graves remain! Southern women! let us remember-that we belong to the sex which was "last at the cross first at the grave." WeUiave stood by. our country during the awfufhor rors oi ner aeain struggle, iei us now go Ft 1 a1 a. 1 T rioii1 in Viorl T r t iriovn r f mir -nrl,rn I - . wgh trn ,J. ftfip . t. . Hi rn ' I v' UUU UJ V, UW) AV.VW.& At.A'fVv? UL till IU - , , thnilC7rlt. . J i j "n . i Til .f . jr t i '-t ij ic tusi i hi ngivccuiiuvjur our soldiers: FANNY DOWN Tfi - Mexico. Gen. Earlv writer tn fhp I . j -... . york News that he considers it his dntv to advise all those who are desirous ot seek- in I ing new homes not to give up their nnnt one ana, emigrate to Aiexico unfiht hev shall be have examined the couutry; in person i - j ascertained through some friend, on whore juagment ana experience they can rely, tnai tneir situations will be bettered. Above all let no man who has a wife arid children carry them to Mexico untjl he has secured a certain home and a fciir.nrosnect of support for them. , - 7 r f i

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