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tJM*!ft MOlNlSs Al^DlsA IOWA WEDNESDAY JULY XI, BONK YACHT to. r Alt At>tmr<i into CoWMon \viiii* "twin* "t* . Mnfe* thd fetftWt *or tti« Mad iioolt QUA*, Fir til df,-Clyde,. 7.—The Valkyrie. Lord Dun* 's fleet yacht, Was sunk by the Satanita, while waking the start for the Mud Hook Yacht club face to-day. Thesa two yfiehts, with the Vigilant »nd Britannia, were coming up to the sterling line preparatory to beginnidg the race, when the accident took plftce. In some way the two •craitbecame.lockedtopether, and in lew minutes the Valkyrie settled and sank, Whi'o the Satfctutft was so badly damaged that she was obliged to retire. Some time passed before the people ashore fully realized what had happened. The tsatanita, it appears, Was luffing for the start and was unable to get out of the Valkyrie s •way as the latter Was coming up on the starboard tack. The Valkyrie's bowsprit ran across the Satanita's foresail and the collision carried away the .Satanita's bowsprit and topmast, leaving her a wreck, covered with tangled rigging and collapsed sails. The "force of the collision cut the Valkyrie down to the water's edge and she aslbwly settled and sank in 3 minutes. Ashore, owing to the mist, it was •difficult to immediately ascertain <what had happened, except that there had been a collision and that the Valkrie had gone down. For a time it was feared that a mim- Txsr of the crew of the Valkyrie had been drowned. Happily this was not ithe case, as Lord Dunraveu, Watbon and the officers and crew of the Valkyrie were picked up by boats which put out from the shore and from the many sailing yachts and *team yachts in the vicinity. Lord Dnnraven was a, sight long to be remembered when he was taken on board Ilebe. He was no longer the eprnce, dignified gentleman so well remembered in America. MICHIGAN POPULISTS- Dr. A. W. Nleliols Nominated for Governor of Wolyorlne Stitc. LANSING, Jlich., July «.—At 1 o'clock yesterday morning- Dr. A. W. Nichols was nominated for governor by the populist state convention. Several other names had been proposed, but each declined. Mayor Pingree of Detroit, who, although a candidate for the republican nomination, is said to have some popu- listic tendencies, received a considerable support on the first ballots. About 350 delegates are r resent " The balance of the ticket was completed as follows: Lieutenant governor—Perry Mayo of •Ca'lhouu. Secretary of state—Elisha Pangborn of Grand Traverse. Treasurer—Edward Brown of Clinton. Auditor-general—Robert McDougall of nillsdale. Attorney-general—James E. Ale- Bride of Kent. Commissioner of state land office— Addison C. Kelly of Wayne. Superintendent of public instruction —M. O. Graves of Emmett. Member of state board of education —Frederick H. Qlmstead of Isabella. United.States senators—F. H. Belden of Jackson, and Henry M. Allen of Kalamuzoo. HER CARCO ON FIRE. Steamship Caracas Vorccd to Iteturu to < New york—Passengers Landed. NEW YOBK, July 7.—The Red D Line steamship Caracas, which sailed from this port •. to Venezuelan ports last Monday, returned on fire at 0 o'clock this morning. Asshe passed Sandy Hook she signalled the operator stationed there of her predicament He promptly notified her agents and the flreboat New Yorker was sent down the bay and met the Caracas off Bobbin's reef. • As soon as the New Yorrcer came alongside the burning steamship began pumping water into her hold by means of several streams. Meanwhile the tug Excelsior, which had been chartered by the Red D. • Line agent, took off the passengers and landed them at the Battery. The Caracas was then towed over to the north side of Liberty Island, where she is likely to sink from the great amount of water being pumped into her. The Caracas is an American iron screw steamship of 1,775 tons. Her ' cargo, which is valued at more than $80,000, was discovered to be on tire yesterday. Efforts to extinguish the blaze were unsuccessful and it was deemed best to return to port- THfe PULLMA>I . .j..m....tm^ Auk fop 'Iroopi lu ST. Louis, Mo., July 7.—General Manager Hays of the Wabash has asked Oov. Stone to send militia to JJoberly to protect his trains and men from acts of violence by strikers. The " governor replies that he will prevent the forcible detention of trains and bring to punishment all violators of LATEST IN BC1SNCE. was so prolific of songs ...' never reujambersd, a few days jater. what he hrtd written. "A. friend placed one of Schubert's own songs before Us ppmppser two weeks after it bjeeij produced. The latter had , it and leaked wjipse it was. Wagner h.&d ft clearly molded, lafsip^l fftc^, with, thjr' SX* footiffe have enabled trains on the Southern Pacific to move at Los Angeles. At Saci-cnietito state troops, when ordered to clear the depot of strikers, refused. and withdrew. The strikers are arming', bloodshed is anticipated. CHICAGO, July 5.— The situation is improved in this vicinity by aid of federal troops. At Blue Island the Rock Island IB clear 'and deputies are making wholesale arrests. At the stock yards two small .riots occurred, 'but policemen's clubs stopped them. The regulars are present to prevent trouble of large dimensions, which is looked for* Train service is very little improved, unless it lie in the fact the presence of troops allows trains to move if men to move them can be obtained. The United States grand jury to-day began an investigation of the strike, and all parties to it will be investigated. District Attorney Milchrist sny.^an effort will be made to secure the indictment of Debs and the oth«r leaders. This is in accordance with instructions from Attorney General Olney, who asserts that they have violated the injunction of the federal court. DF.S MOINES, July G. — The situation in Iowa is slightly improved. The Rock Island ivill attempt to resume today. The Northwestern passenger trains are moving and the Great Western is moving mail trains nearly on time, with lots of trouble, however. The Wabnsli runs no trains. The "Q" has little trouble. The Illinois; Central is tied in various places, as also is the Milwaukee. None, of the roads are attempting to do any freight business. Sioux CITY, Suly 0. — Trains are running under military escort. DKS MOINKS, July 0. — The situation is improving as regards passenger traffic. SAN FRANCISCO, Juls'O. — The strikers have absolute control of the situation in this vicinity. Si'KiNGFiniYD, July (i. — Gov. Altgeld yesterday telegraphed to the president that the state and local authorities are capable of controlling the strike situation, and asking that the government troops be withdrawn. The president replied that the presence of the federal troops in Chicago is deemed necessary, but that there is no intention of interfering with local authority. More have been ordered from Kansas and Michigan. CHICAGO, July 6. — Yesterday was the most critical day yet passed in this city. The companies of federal troops have been increased, but the mob was so large and extended over such a great territory that depredations wero committed that could not be prevented by the authorities. Cars were overturned, shanties burned, tracks blockaded, switches turned, cars uncoupled and the day was one of intense excitement. Gen. Miles, in charge of . the troops, says many hours cannot pass without bloodshed. The roads arc not running trains any better than before. The mayor has issued a proclamation calling on people to not gather in crowds and ordering police to disperse them. Telegrams received at strike headquarters from over the entire country show the situation is, if possible, growing 1 worse. CHICAGO, July 8.— Yesterday was another day of riot, incendiarism and bloodshed. The rioting began early and the- •incendiarism continued late, and during the day great damage was done to property, though the loss cannot be likened to that of the .previous day. About six o'clock in the evening a mob in a tough district near the stock yards became so abusive that two companies of the Second regiment state militia charged and fired. The first report, which emanated from the headquarters of the General Managers' association,, stated that one person was killed, half a do/on fatally wounded. and about forty others more or loss seriously injured. Later reports, however, say this report was greatly exaggerated for effect, and that not moro than a dozen persons, all told, were. injured, none being- killed. Mayor 'Hopkins, who says that he is in a position to know of what he is speaking, being in possession of information from his policemen at every hour of the day, says that the strikers ai'e not taking part in the rioting, but that it is the work of "cellar rats," hoodlums and like, classes who live and thrive by preying off others. lie declared that they alone are responsible for the great destruction of Friday night arid the general rioting which has occurred. 1 resident Debs of the Railway Union and Grand Master Workman Sovereign have addressed an open letter to 1'rosi- pent Cleveland stating the ease of labor and offering to do all in the power of the two to maintain peace and punish lawlessness. CHICAGO, July 9,— At the meeting of the Typographical union last night an address to the president was adopted and sent. It calls on him to cease protecting corporations and to give the working people the assurance that "our government can be reclaimed in the United States from corporation rule without the arbitrament of the sword" An appropriation of §1,000. to the Pullman strikers was made. Yesterday was a day of uneasiness and unrest. There were sixty-live fire alarms between 8. m. and midnight, Several persons were killed during the clay in small riots. At Hammond, Jnd. , the federal troops fired upon u mob, killing ope person and wounding four, The mayor and ministers declare the shooting unjustifiable and an' outrage. General Suhofield has ordered troops to open connection throughout the entire length of the Northern Pacific and Union Pacific, the position taken being that the roads are military and mail I lines. The situation throughout tho west is in' no wise improved. HOW. THEY COMP03BP. Haleyy IJkei} smoking 1 and always composed best with a long pipe in bis mouth, t)Ue bowl resting on the flpor. Sullivan does not write more than ,ojfte or two eongs a yoa.r, Ha rocojyps *hi}n,4r9d8' p,f poems |or music, gene'r&Uy does not read them, , Pgni^tJJ wajj pf ft njelancb,oly> peramont and .eubjuct to tits* of mental ' ' AND IMPROVEMENTS LATELY RECORDED. Ah Antmmfttlcftllt Ofifirntlnft Ejector tot —A. Handy tiftft CiiAlh*r—A Filter—Cliomlntfy and Itieo- trlolty—Kotten of An Antomatlcilly Operating: TSJector- tn the improvement sho.vn in the illn«trat(on. the Valve is perfectly balanced by an adjustible counterpoise to remain at whatever position it is placed by n. float, which controls the action of the valve. Fig. 1 is a sectional view through the \alve, and Fig. 2 shows the improvement in connection with an ejector, as it might be placed for draining cellars and similar purposes. The ejector may be of any of the-well'known types, connected at one end with a discharge pipe and at the other end with a impply or pressure pipe. The valve has an upper THE MECIIANIOAT, EFI'KOT. nnd lower seat, and the two valve disks aro mounted on one stem, on the upper end of which is a block to which is coupled arod carrying a finat. The block is also attached to the inner end of an arm pivoted upon a bracketsup- ported by the casing, the arm carrying an adjustible weight. Tho float on the rod coupled to the valve stem filides freely, its upward movement being limited by an adjustible collar on the road, and its downward move- by the block on tho upper end of the valve stem. When the float exerts up ward pressure on the collar the valve will open, and it will close when the water lowers so that the float strikes the block. ' Improved Knitting ATnchliiuH. A circular knitting machine of ingenious construction has been brought to notice by a Philadelphia inventor. At the completion of a stocking, tho machine is stopp'ed by the pattern chain, to allow a ribbed top to be ran upon the needles, 'the driving pulley being moved intp gear with the driv- ing.shaft, and the leg is knit. Following this, a lug on the pattern chain starts the cam currying wheel, whoso cams control or actuate the mechanisms for changing from circular to back-and forth knitting, for throwing in the thickening thread, and for bringing into'operation, the fashioning devices—and, contrari wise.f or knitting the heel and then the foot, the toe being then formed in the same manner as the heel, whereupon the machine stops. The mechanisms actuated by the pattern chain lug to stop the machine are ingeniously locked by a swinging lever which is first • engaged and swung aside, whereupon devices adapted to stopping the apparatus are engaged and moved by the lug. The inclines of the sinkers partly draw the thread in-forming tho stitch, enabling the inclination of the stitch cams to be lessened. A Simple un Kasilv Clenniul Filter. The filter shown in the illustration is designed for either high or low pressure, and is especially adapted for filtering water for drinking purposes, being arranged to facilitate the thorough cleaning of tho filtering material sv'heuover necessary. The cylindrical casing is closed by heads connected by screw bolts. Rods extending up a short distance from the lower head support a ring on which is seated a re- voluble screen on a vertical shaft whose lower end turns in a step on the upper sido of the lower head. Tho screen is readily removable, being held between a collar and jam nut on the shaft, on whose upper end is a hand wheel, by which the screw" may be revolved, a collar secured on the shaft by a set screw abutting against tho under side of the upper head, and preventing tho screen from being un- THE KJLTEK, seated by upward pressure. The ecrtnv Is , preferably made of two perforated plates with a wire netting between them as shown JQ Fig. S, and P,n H is placed the, filtering material w&ter to be filterefl $s pas&e4 through? pne pf the yalved'pipes int«? the upper en(J of the 'paging, tji<j fJHfe lbe|ng jyi^dyavrp by a yai ' s^jje, , the screen,' -4'P > 4 e &» tk£ i\l&\\ th§ " "' and oat through 4 8.rf responding outlet pipe at the i top. tVhile this process of washing is going" on, the hand wheel is ttirned td re* volve the screen, causing the loosening of the filtering material and th* breaking up ef previously formed ehatmelft • In Color*. Considerable attention is being paid in Paris to the neW method originated by tt, member of the National Academy of France for photographing in colors, the process being pronounced, from a scientific point of view, the most interesting ever invested in this line. Briefly the operator 1 lays upon a sheet of glass a very delicate, translucent film of chloride of Silver, and against this film is placed a vessel containing mercury, so that the latter is in contact with the film. Thus ai ranged. the glass sheet and mercury are placed in the camera like an ordinary sensitive plate, and, exposures being made, the image of the object to be photographed is projected iipon tho glass, the light conveying the image passes through the glass, on through the translucent film, and is reflected back by the mercury behind.. The action of the light splits the silver in the film into thin layers, which breaks up the light rays into their component colors. As the play of colors in an opal is due to that gem being composed of layers of quarta superposed one upon another — these layers breaking up the light into different hues — iv similar result follows the placing of tho layers of silver in the film, which, through the operation of a curious law, reproduces the tints of the object photographed. A Convenient Line Challter. This is a device for holding and keeping in a cleanly and compact way the chalk Jine used by carpenters, gardeners and others, and automatically and evenly chalking the line. In pjac- tical work it has been found very satisfactory, having but few parts, being inexpensive to manufacture, and not lio.blo to get out of order. The* box or casing is divided into two compartments, as shown in the sectional view, and journale,d in one compartment is the reel or spool on which is wound the chalk line, on the outer end of which is a ring currying a sharpened pin or peg — the ring to be hooked to a nail or other projection, or the peg for securing the end of the line to a wall, or the ground, etc., as may be desired. The other compartment of the casing contains the powdered chalk, and is narrowed at its bottom by inclined side strips, forming a V-shaped receptacle, so that the chalk always feeds down to the middle of the bottom. In TIIK LINK CHALKIER. a slot in the top of the partition between tho compartments is a guide gulley over which the line passes, and thence down around a similar roller in the bottom of the chalk chamber, passing out of the box over a roller in its front wall. As the lino rises outol chalk, all surplus chalk is removed by a loop-bar scraper. Tho roller in tho phalk chamber may be readily removed when it is desided to use the device without chalking the line. Itnpu for ISoUing;. The transmission of power by ropes has been largely resorted to in Eng and, the preference being given to what is known as the Lambeth cotton rope, which is made of four strands, the center or core of each strand being bunched and slightly twisted, tho outside of the strand having a covering of yarns that 'are firmly twisted. The four strands are farther laid with a core in the center to forma rope and twisted the same as any four-stranded rope. In- this way a rope is formed possessing extreme flexibility, and the libers will not break by bonding on each other when run on pulleys, the rope also standing elongation or stretching some twelve inches in u length of fifty inches before breaking. Tho cost of this kind of rope is but one-fifth that of the best oak- tanned leather belting — that is, the rope to develop a given amount of power costs only one-fifth as much as tho best quality of belting to do the same worlc. The life of such rope is said to bo from twelve to fourteen years, or, if. run on pulleys p roperly grooved and of suitable size, will last urnch longer, larger pulleys giving much better re- salts than smaller ones. It is urged that the reason why the English sy& tern of rope transmission has not been developed to a greater extent in othe» countries is the inadequate under- Standing of thq method prevalent Nice to Know. Some new summer ai'ghans resemble }aces counterpanes, being squares of bolting cloth, tucked -and finished with lace insertion and a lining of s}lk or satin of any pretty color. \Vhe» it becpmes necessary to wash the carriage put a tcaspoonf ul of salt into Jukewarm water ancl use* this in connection with eoap and a small scrubbing brush, The salt prevents the from turning yellow. It will »ot & t all surprise anyone should, real old lave altar' cloths, from over the spa. apppar in certain eumptu" eayrjages.on^the ayeuu«j, ire* tlie gppeous. embroidered ABOUND THE §t<5RlES tOLD OF OP THE UNION ARMY. PETS and Kftglo* That rlayea ft Part IB Camp ftnrt Field—The German Wh» Coald Bo "Sooesh Shttst tike Tor Tlvel" Thing Lett to Do. ThO Scar of Icxln&ton. [Ths folio win? poem wrlttiu many years ogoby MtssII F OoulJ of Niwbu'vport, to- Jor-tto her fathsr. Ciptatn Benjuntn Qould, and his little • randson, now D-. Bjnjamln A. Qould. the astronomer ] With oheruosrallB, the pMttUm boy "Who on the veteran's bro ist reclines, Has thrown a<ijj hi* ta/orlte toy, And round hU ten lar finger twines *ho.e soattofol locks, tint with the flight Of tour-scora ye.ifj afa sn&wy white. And n-« a sc;ir arrest* h's view. He cries, "Graulpi, what woundoC you? "My oSild, 'tis flye and fifty ye»rj Thb very d vv. this very hour, Slnco fi-o.n a scone of blool and toirs Where vilor fell by hcMtllo power, I 8iiw re-tire tha settin ; sun B«hlml tha h Us of Letln ton- While pale nnd lifeless on the plain My brothers lay, for freadoai slain. And cro that fl ?ht, fio first th it s poko In thunder to our Hn.1. wai o'er, Attijd tho cloud-i of Bro nnd stno'tQ, I felt iny trarmeau wet wlt'i ore. 'Tls since th.it clre.iJ und wild affrjy, That iryliu, dark, eventful d w, From this calm April eve so f ir, I wo.ir upon my cbcok the soar. When thou to nrmhoid shilt be grown, And I am gone In du-tt to sleep, May freo.lom s rights b3 still taino ov/n, And thnti and th ne In q'll.'.t ro ip The unbllghtcd prod ict of tho toil In which my bio id bodewod the soil- Ami while thoio fruits thou shilt enjoy, Bethink thee of this scar, tay boy. But should thy country's volco be nearJ To bid her children fly to armq, Gird on th/ grand sir i's trusty sword, And, undismayed by war's alarau, Kotnombur, on tlio battle-Hold. 1 made tho hind of God my shield: And bo thousp.irod likomo. to tell What boro theo up, while othoi-ti fell." I'cts of tho War. Next to tho horse, tho clog is the best tried of man's dumb comrades and in war he ta'tes about the same place ralatively that he has at home. lie appeals to sympathy and gives sympathy in. return, aotin-y aliuo it humanly where his own interest or that of his friends is concerned. In the Virginia campaigns of 1801 and 1803 a canine waif nauud Bucl^o. attached himself to the regiment in which I • si-rved, the Twenty-seventh New York, in the following manner: At the first Bull Run he lost his left foreleg while chasing shells an.l cannon-balls as they struck the earth. He was at the time a familiar visitor in the camp and after the troops arrived at Alexandria he hobbled into the lines and the stub was amputated and dressed by our surgeon, Major Norman S. Barnes. Budge recovered and returned to his .ho taa in another New York camp. In su asequent marches he kept up his acquaintance with the men of the Twenty-seventh and we knew his history to tlie end. At Aiitietam, when the Union line advanced over the cornfield with its acres of dead and wounded, Budga was foun:l, lifeless, and nestling close to a wounded soldier of the brigade the poor dog had clung to for over a year. The soldier had often fed Biul-ye and they wera good friends. They entered the cornfield together and when his chum fell the dog remained by him. During a charge of the Confederates Budge stood up and showed light as only a dog could, and receiving a mortal bullet wound ran to the side of his helpless, comrade and died under his caress?s. Another Yankee dog bore the soldierly name of Major. He was a true '•Yank" and marched with the Tenth Maine. Major faund. a battle • great sport, and would chase the largo missiles rolling along a? though they were rubber balls or stones. If one bored its way into the earth he would dig for it with all his might until another one struck near him, then ho would leaye the first pit and dig after the latsst coinsr. Major was captured at Winchester; but his comrades did not share the misfortune, so he ran away and got bick into tho regiment. He was killed at Sabine's Cross Eoads, La., in front of the line of battle, an:l his memory is cherished in the annals of ths Tenth Maine along with that of the heroic whose trials hs shared. I should stato that these dog stories illustrate, in a way, tha doctrine of the survival of tha fittest. (Strictly no pun intended.) I write only of the successful dog warriors; not of the failures. For instance, a contraband lad carried two pup? into the camp of the Forty-eighth New York at Hilton Head, S. C., in 1803, and sold them at a qiiarter each. One of them drank up the first day a can of condensed milk, then worth, in South Carolina an evan $1. He was sent adrift at once; drummed out of camp in disgrace, as it were, and his name does not appear in the .war annals. The other pup was a sensible fellow. He behaved himself, was adopted by company D and named Jeff. The name, givan perhaps as a joke, he made honorable by two years' service, and died a regimental hero. He was in numerous battles, and at Cold Harbor he huntad out and treed «. Confederate sharpshooter who from hidden cover was picking 1 off many of the Forty-eighth's men. When the sharpshooter saw th^t tha dog's bark' men . h,avj) §pn$ <J»,ty throng]* ' n" 'A and gestures were likely to 'tr&y him ^mj draw fire, he shot poor Jeff dead in 'self-deftmse. Of' the Eighth' Wisconsin historic WftV eagle, "Old .Abj," many have stories move or less faithful and but few, excepting- the veteran's who were bis companions, are aw^re of the Jm.pprta,nea of tys, services »pd the sterling soldier qualities brought jutp play }» ' Tfee wa,J? eagle w»8 BOt a, ob.ftn.fi9 pet ift"^ wp aj a, Hf^d" b, y " originated in a joke, it was adopted n seriousness anl carried out with ! dignity. "Old Abe" was captured when young, on the Flambaati river " Ijy a Chippewa Indian named Chief, Sky, son of Thunder of Bees, chief ol^' l,he Flambeau ChippeWas. fie Waft" bought by a white man for, one bushel. - f of corn and prese'nte'd tP & company " $ pf volunteers, at Eau Claira, which later joined the Eighth raglmenfct, ' After the ragiment was organized thft eagle was formally adopted for a waif- symbol something like the eagles of the Roman legions and of Napoleon's regiments. He was named "Old Abe" in honor of tho president; the Eat* Claire company, was christened the "Eau Claire Eagles," and thn Eighth, took the name,,"Eagle regiment." As "Old-Abe" was chosen to tvpify in goo I faith the 1 Atterlean eagle going forth to war, it was proper that he have a place beside the regimental banners and a perch was constructed at state expense, like other battle standards. The pei'ch was in the form of a shield with a cross bar for a rest. It was attached to a staff and carried by a soldier the same-as a battle flag, and never left the sido of tha colors. At the sound of tho bugle the eaglo,, would start, dart tip its head, and T then droop it grace fully. Ho seemed to understand orders and movements, and at the command attention his demeanor was quiet and grave. When the lines fortnad for battle ho was anxious and uneasy, but during action his wings were never still and his m mth stood wide open. In moments of great excitement he would scream either in anger or exultation. At the battle of Farmington tho regiment to a man. went down flat on tho earth to do.lgo showers of canister. "Old Abe" at once hoppe.l from his porch, and although told to remain on it, refused to go back. When he was finally placed on the ground, he flattened himself out just like the men, an I tho moment they arose he sprang to his perch. He served the full term of the regiment, and his brave military bearing pleased and animated tho soldiers far more than a battle.— George L. Kilmer in the Denver Republican. "Soccsli Eliust Uko Tor Tlvol." Even the hospitals, whire the sickness an;l death abounded, wero not unfrequently the scene of pleasantry^ for the soldier was very sick indeed if unable to enjoy a story or tell one. In tho hospitals at Nashville, Tonn. v " wero at one time a large number of both Federal and Confederates convalescents. The la.lies of Nashville and. vicinity would frequently visit the sick soldiers and take them various luxuries and delicacies. The women of Confederate sympathies.would favor the Southern soldiers, anl very- seldom bastowed auy favors upon the Yankees. In one of the wards was a German soldier, who was approached by one of these strong "secash" ladies, and asked if ho was a Union man. "I ish dot," he replied, as his eyes roamed over the basket of luxuries she carried. > "That is all I wanted to knpw," replied the lady, as she ordered the darky to carry tho basket to tho other side of the room, where the Confeder-- ates were. On being asked the regulation question, one replied, emphatically: « "Not by a blanked sight." Thereupon the lady uncovered the basket and laid out an excellent re^, past of bottled wines, mince pies, pound cake and other 'delicacies, which wero greedily devoured by the Southerners in the m-esence of the- Union men, who naturally felt justly indignant. On tho following morning, however, another lady made her appearance, armed with a large covered bas- . ket, who also accosted our German friend, desiring to know if he was a Union soldier. "I ish,' py Gfott. I no care vat you got, I vas Union!" The lady set the basket down on-, the table,. and our German friend'! thought the truth had availed in this case if it did not in the other. But imagine the length of the poor fel-1 low's countenance, when, uncovering*-.] the basket,' the lady drew out and presented about a bushel ci tracts. He shook his head dolefully and.', said: "I no read English. Nuddings' i small aboud me anyway. You gif 'em. I all to dot veller ofer yonder," point-'l ing out a Confederate soldier. Not long after came another elej gantly dressed lady who propounded! the same question. The Teuton eyectl the basket, but finally burst out: "By Gott, you no get me <lis time, Vot you got in der pasket?" The iacly made an evasive reply i was about to move on when, Jh,9 shouted, "If you got. dhraoks den I 1 ; von Union soldier, but if der pasket am filled mit mines pies, schnapps, ap^ pound cake den I be secesh yust der tivol.—American Tribune. 'mf I-oguu Was Tlioro. General Logan was a member congress at the, breaking put of t,,. war. When he saw there was reajh going to be a fight, he seized a TOUS, ket, slipped out of Washington, and walked all the way to. JJull r where he arrived just in time to a hand in the fray, The rp«t§ ,.„, complete, and tho next mornipg, j popd deal put pf breath, h.e was %$ at the capital, tolling some pf foil* M\ Ipvv'-cong'ressinen what he had aY "' "Who gave you this account pf fight?" asked a member frpnj Np nwN era New York, as he jpined the grout " w hy, I was there myself," saM gan. The N.ew Yorker was, my§ apparently he had not heard the v "You wor& there?" he escl§i^edjf "arts the cars runping?" «N;p,,'« , every pthe# thing lo the gtete pT I ST"" ,

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