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- f»|tf*A l&m'l6iMtUt>46k*ara M IlStf, figem* tthtie 1 haste, and tfi thU fain leiSftS of J6y am Wn*lln i tears of fjftttt: «fth*B&tly Shrflfc of tfeS, g little grate Which shelters the. Sllfte ttiid *i«d-(t6*a seed* $ro# up tin„ -fidrftred, ' K&h bA61c tlttd foftlifttt summet unainfmOd, "Stall ittatlhy, busy creatures fcfeep: , S*BSt eras* Us list yeifs Unite) fidftfifefl, remembering me, you coins some - da? lid stihd t hern, speak no pratss.but only say, fi*'Hb»sheloteduj! '0?»(kS'th4t %hloh made liefdftar!" are the words that t Shall }t? to hear. Lady Latimer's Esoape. C'ltARtOttE At. said. "Alt about the long boys would mean a o! eftcK one, f) 1 an Sao looked to me beautiful as the pictured angels in the old lldt-y at Lofton's Cray. Yet it Was tho faco of a woman, not of an , and when I came to look more |ideepiy into it, I saw uneasiness, lan- IjguotS pride; at times unutterable * f *|jilgue, unutterable scorn, then some* despair; the light died from Foud eyes, and the lines deep- ffied round the beautiful lips. All at once I started with amazement; for she was looking at our pew, and I saw a smile pass like a sunbeam v.over her face. I looked at the long :fow of children; they were- all, out- '•wardly, at least, decently behaved. One or two of them had their eyes and mouths opened very wide, and were fascinated by Lady Latimer. Then her eyes met mine, and I saw in them a tender light, a beautiful gleam. The old lord, looking very stern and gray, sat by her side—May and De- comber, indeed. More than once I caught the beautiful eyes fixed on mine. I cannot tell liow it was, but a certain conviction „ came to me that she was not happy. . Despite her grand title of Lady Latimer, of Lorton's Cray; despite her beauty, which was greater than I had •ever seen; despite her rich dress and Jier jewels ana the magnificence that surrounded her she was not happy. I •cannot tell how it happened, but it seemed to me her eyes were telling me iso, and that it was a secret known only •to herself and me; but that must have been fancy. I was like a bird fascinated. I could not look away from her. I am •very much afraid that I thought of nothing else. I saw her '. watch our family procession down the church; always eccentric, it was this time • more peculiar than ever, owing to the fact that Bob, whose expression of countenance was perfectly angelic, '. had pinned Millie's cape to Archie's jacket, and the wildest confusion ensued. We had reached home before it ended. -Imperial justice was administered later on. The next day Lord and Lady Latimer called. The army of boys had been sent to King's Lorton, under the pretext of purchasing a new cricket 'bat. Our pretty vicarage ,looked its best. It was the month, of May, ;and the lilacs were all in rbloom; the beautiful syringa-trees |";were all in flower; the house was a perfect bower; the birds were singing < in the trees all round it. Li- I shall never forget how the fair, (•queenly presence of that beautiful , woman brightened even our cheerful rooms. She was in the drawing-room when I went in, talking to my mother. lord Latimor was discussing a late edition of'Virgil with my father. Lady Latimer held out her hand to me, , -with a smile so bright and beautiful it almost dazzled me. • "I saw you in church yesterday, Miss Lovel," she said, "and I have •come to ask if you will be my friends." •| if I could describe her grace, her .•sweetness! If she had said to me, •"Audrey Lovel, from this moment yo'u Tjecome my bond-slave, and attach yourself to me for life," I should .have done so. I loved her after the fashion -of enthusiastic young girls, with a full : And perfect love. i "I have been telling • Mrs. Lovel," ' sghe continued,'"how much your face .attracted me. I wanted to see you yesterday." She had a wonderfully sweet voice, ;!lpw and caressing. She went on: ;«And those delightful boys of yours, I enjoyed'seeing them! I am [- gorry they are out. Mrs. Lovel, you "' let me have them all over at orton's Cray." fe' My mother smiled, ' "J am afraid, Lady Latimer," she .eai<|, "you would hardly survive it. A ~ ". revolution or a Cuban insur- f,':reQtion is bad enough; but the boys '" ^siting together is beyond ijnagina- iion even?" and the dear,,- gentle ipther smiled as she thought of it, (•Nevertheless," said Lady Latimer, to see them, It i» very ; at Lorton's Cray," And I saw, plainly as I beard the !;"-wprfJg f a fine, quick gleam of scorn "'-"•"-'•"•-•"•jfj, fpr half a minute on her face, and then was gone, i you dull and lonely, Grace?" "I am sorry, You will _ ;i>on have plenty of visitors," II - $pr a few minutes be was P¥>ody " silent, then he turned suddenly to swered; «'but I will give ybU the leading points in each career." i , "That Will do ( " she fejolned\ laugh* ingly, "1 am so glad you will come, Miss Lovel.'" Theh 1 Went. \o my own room to make some preparation^, and my tnothef followed me. "It seems a strange thing, mamma," 1 said, »'for Lady Latimer 'to want me, and to Wish to take me hotte with her now." "1 do not think it strange, Audrey," she said, "not at alL Evidently, Lady Latimer is very dull and very lonely, and Lord Latimer is anxious that she should have a companion. I think, my dear," added my beautiful mother, with a gentle sigh, "that it is an ex* cellent thing for you. It will bring you into good society; indeed, I think it is most providential for us all. Lady Latimer has evidently taken a fancy to you. It will be good for the boys; too." Now, anything for the good of the boys wa^ as irresistible to me as to my mother, and a glorious vision of unlimited toys and fruit came before pur eyes. "I should think," said my mother, "that Lady Latimer is about your age, Audrey; she does not look one day older." ,., ' "And her husband more than sixty!" I cried. "It seems very unnatural, mamma." * '. "Such marriages are often made in high life," said my mother. She bent down and kissed me. "I am glad," she said, "that we do not belong to what is called high life. I should not like you, my Audrey, to marry in that fashion. I-wonder, how long will you stay at Lorton's CrayP" "Two or three days, most probably," I replied. "Mamma do you know that the first moment I saw Lady Lasimer—the first moment that her eyes looked into mine, I knew that we should be something to each other? Her eyes said so plainly." "Fancy, my dear," answered my gentle mother. I knew it was not fanpy, but truth. flo , i" be said, ''iUsjyn, your roe the greatest, fsvpr, ep explains will • you aljpw Miss >J?J to you, to gq back will be CHAPTER III. My few preparations . were soon made. Lord Latimer was profuse in his' thanks to my parents. It was so good, so kind, so generous of them to spare me ; he was sp grateful. It was such a sad thing for Lady Latimer to feel herself so dull — so unfortunate; but in my cheerful society no doubt she would rally. His words sounded kindly, but there was an evil look in the old lord's eyes as he uttered them. Then we .all three drove away together, 'and the wonder, tho dream of my life, came true — I was at home at 'Lorton's Cray. "What would the boys say?" That was my first thought as we drove along, and I longed to hear the remarks and comments that would be made in the august assembly. Then my companions attracted all my attention. I began to see why Lady Latimer was dull and lonely. The old lord was by no means a pleasant, amusing, or even agreeable companion; he was silent and saturnine. If he expressed an idea, it was either false, 'mean, -or; ignoble; if he uttered 'a sentiment, it was either morbid or cynical; if he made a remark, it was sure to jar in some way or other on one. He talked to me during the greater part of the drive ; he could not forget that Lady Latimer had complained of feeling dull; he seemed to resent it as an insult to himself; he reverted to it continually. If I had been Lady Latimer, I should have lost both temper and patience; but when she saw the turn things were taking, she leaned back in the carriage and said nothing, What weariness crept over that beautiful face! What sadness came "Into the proud eyes ! The bright May sunshine, the flowering limes, the springing grasses, brought no smiles to her lips, I was almost dazed with delight to diive on that lovely 'Spring day through that delicious, odorous air. To see the depths of the blue sky, the light of the sun, the bloom of the spi'ing flowers; to hear the lark and the thrush, the bleating of the little lambs in the meadows — had filled me with 'delight that was almost intoxicating; my heart and soul, my whole nature, seemed to expand. But on the beautiful ' face opposite to me there was no smile. I do not remember that husband and wife exchanged one word. Verily, May and December, eighteen and sixty, could never agree. When the cai-riage stopped before the great entrance-hall door, and I stood on the threshold of Lorton's Cray, a curious sensation came over jne — a foreboding, but such a mixture of sorrow and joy that I could not understand it. I felt the shadow of coming evil and the brightness of coming joy. The emotion was so strong that J felt all the color die from my face and lips; my heart beat, roy hands trembled, jt seemed to me that I bftd gone quite suddenly into another world. Cord kattmer gave nje a very kind but stately welcpme. nyou Ipok tired, Miss Lovel," ho said; "you had better have a g, lass of wine." i'Cowe with me to my room, Miss Lpvel," said Ljdy La.tim.ev, np,t seeming to heed her ftysband's words; an isf ff lief face crirnsofaed. "to get "ift-deofs,* 1 she ahswef^d qiiickiy; but 1 felt sure that she did hot Mean that wheii she apttks first IKieft Lady L&tlttrei* rose from hdf chair,, She took oft he* hftt And ffiau* tie. "1 pfefep dressing and undressing myself to having a maid always about me," she said. "Shall I ring for Milton fotf you?" "1 have never had a maid in all my lite, 1 ' t ahsweredt thinking of the toilets "at hpine and the struggle to get thfougK Itheffi^ "That is right," she said heartily. 1 looked around that magnificent sleeping : room. The hangings were all of blue velvet and white silk; the carpet of light blue Velvet piled with white flowers; a few efcquislte pictures adorned the walls; ornaments of every description abounded; the toilet-tables seemed to me one blaze of silver and richly cut glass; one door opened into a bath-room superbly fitted; another into a beautiful boudoir, all blue and White. A balcony ran along the win* dows, filled with the loveliest, rarest and most fragrant flowers. Everything that money could purchase or art suggest was in those beautiful rooms. I thought to -myself as I looked around, "How enviably happy the owner of all this magnificence must be!" I was soon to find out that all the magnificence in the world could not confer happiness., "Come into the boudoir," said Lady Latimer. "How pleasant it is to have some one to talk to and laugh with. There are days when my very nature seems starved for the want of laujrh- tei-:" "And wo have so much of it," said I involuntarily. "Yes. When I saw that row of smiling, happy faces at church, my heart went out to them;the tears came into my eyes, and I longed to be among them. She drew me to herself in a half-caressing fashion inexpressibly graceful. "I am so glad that you came back with me, Miss Lovel. I can never tell you how I felt when I saw you. I am sure that, in some strange manner or other, you ai'e going to make part of my life,-or be involved in it in some way." , "I had the same feeling," I replied, wOnderingly. "Then," said Lady Latimer,. '"it is true that there is something in it. I am very lonely, and needed a friend. You have such a frank face, so noole and true. You are dark and beautiful. I like dark, beautiful faces. You are sympathetic; I need sympathy. We shall be good friends.Miss Lovel." "I hope so," Was my answer. I knew that in my heart I loved her well enough' to be 'her constant friend all my life. .Then she threw off the sadness and weariness that lay over her like a shadow.' "Miss Lovel," she said, "have .you been over the house?" "Two years ago," I answered; and I then told her of the great .awe that had fallen over the'boys at the sight of all the magnificence. Laughingly I told her how the boys had implored me to marry some one with a house just like this, for their especial use and benefit. "There is many a truth,spoken in jest," said Lady Latimer; "but never do that, my dear; let nothing ever tempt you to marry for the sake of a grand house, or money, or position. It is the most horrible mistake that a woman ever makes. Sooner die than that." "I never shall, Lady Latimer," I replied; then,, thinking of home, I added: "I should never have a chance, no matter even if I might desire it," Ouv only visitors wove the curate and the doctor. [TO BE CONTINUED.] TALES THM Vfetfe^ANS tELL OAMf ANb FlfeLD. at lti« f iH«etiih tatp* f ril t«i» ftt ch*f*»-Mt<lftiftifit Iha Sthlft ttflfeftde— Milttcoftk Kentucky Burgoo. A traveler from, the South described recently one of the oldest and most popular dishes in Kentucky, which is known as "burgoo," It is an outdoou concoction and many massive pots of it are said to have simmered over a hot fire in the open at political gatherings in Kentucky, The making of "burgoo' 1 is thus described: In the bottom of the big pot some red pepper pods are thrown, then potatoes, tomatoes and corn added; then a half dozen niculy dressed prairie > 'chickens are thrown into- the''pot, and also a half dozen of the fattest farm yard chickens are added; then a couple of dozen soft-shell crabs and three or four young squirrels are thrown on the heap, Enough clear spi'ing or 'well water is poured into the caldron barely to float the varied contents and then the fire is stavted. Jt must be allowed to aim* jnev slo'wly fov s\x hours, and .an old superstition is thflt it must be stirred with a hickory stick in order to give ill the best flavor. Wtti you SOHWt Mis.8 be sp delighted." \ye»t up the gpwd staircase to* Ah, what' luxury-! ,whj,t I was struck, by the great "vfliite stflto richly polpre4 larap,'maj-isflj$ a.t a * flayers a.t tfeW- fc$V §&e up tlya grpd st§jrpas.ej .Ippkjfig; * fe Wright pr ' ^ttA'-'Jmt* Giants of PregUtorio Prance. In a prehistoric cemetery recently uncovered at Montpelljer, France, while workmen were excavating a waterworks reservoir, human skulls were found measuring 88, 31 and 8? inches in circumference, The bones which were found with the skulls were also of gigantic propprtions, These relics were gent to the Pavis academy, and a learned "savant," who ieoture4 PQ the find, says that they belonged to a race of men between 40 and 1£ feet in height. ' the Into lite TPrap. Fifteenth ctit$s was aclvaticlng i>h the road' toward ttentohviiio, N. C., going through the town of Cheraw, aj-fiting at the Pedee five? about id o'clock in the forenoon. Thd first division was In the advance, Gora* tnanded by General C. & Woods. The First brigade led the adviaee of the First division, and consisted of theS7th Mo.» 70th Ohto, lath Ind,, 26th Iowa and 32d Mo. On arriving at the Pedee fiver we found the bridge had been destroyed by the enemy, which necessitated its reconstruction before our command could cross. A halt and several hours' delay was the consequence. The division was drawn up en masse on the most available ground near the approach to the bridge, on a bluff overlooking the Fedee. Tho first brigade occupied tho ground near the cut in the bluff through which the road to the bridge led. This cut was about twenty-five feet deep. In our front was a bluff some sixty or seventy feet high, under which the river flowed, and on our left was a ravine, or a depression in the ground, leading to the river, and still further to our left and rear, across the * ravine, was an old warehouse, in which tho enemy stored fixed ammunition, shot and shell and gunpowder. On our approach to Choraw the enemy destroyed the bridge and distributed the shot and shell in this ravine, -and scattered a large quantity of gunpowder broadcast amongst it. They know wo would have a halt to build a bridge and that we would occupy this ground with our train, it being the most available, and hence laid the trap for us. When our command stacked arms the men set about cooking coffee, and in hunting up material for fuel made the discovery of tho fixed ammunition in the ravine, and also that it had been stored in the old warehouse, the floor of which was nearly covered over with loose gunpowder and a train laid to tho ravine, and in tho warehouse yet remained a quantity of shell and gunpowder. Q.-M. Serg't Marvin Trott, of the 27th Mo., first called my attention to it. This trap was not over 75 foot from where my company was, writes James O'Connor in the National Tribune. I went with Trott,'and found the arrangement for our destruction as hero stated. Several of the men of.our brigade, were passing to and from the warehouse across the ravino, hunting fuel to build fires, and I cautioned my company of the danger we were in. It was not over ten minutes after I returned to my company that the explosion occurred. Somebne dropped fire in it, probably from his pipe. Tho shells commenced exploding very fast, something after the fashion of a barrel of flrec rackers sat off. I hallowed to-my company to drop flat on the ground. Tho supply train was drawn up en masse close in our rear, facing'the ground the men occupied, the teamsters net in their saddles, but pro- paring some coffee. The mules took fright and a general stampede of teams commenced. The direction in which the animals went was directly over the ground occupied by the First brigade and I'iffht on to the men, the most of whom dropped on the ground. A grand scramble for dear life now ensued. Between the running wild teams and exploding shell the danger was fearful. , Those first to their feet ran .before the teams, while many were run over or caught amongst the mules and wagons. Some of the teams tore lose from the wagons by running into one another. The men in hundreds jumped and tumbled down the cut leading to the bridge to the road below, the most of them falling in the scramble and rush down, and many of the teams came dastiing down on top of them'before they were able to regain their feet General J< A, Logan and General C. R, Woods and General William B, Woods were down where the bridge was building at the time of the explosion. I think there were more shells exploded in ten minutes here than was exploded by the artillery of both armies pn the memorable 13th of May at Resaca, OF was exploded ft few v/eeka later at the artillery duel ftt Kenesaw mountain, This was the first time I ever saw any of the First brigade run for safety, and the only stampede I ever saw in the Fifteenth corps. theif at the supposed ^Anks/ftnd fell bftck toftffi ft bfclteUei} stationed 6 little is th6 fear Of them, with the cry that the enemy was upon them. Tfie battalion, pttriftkihff of the atarta, Bttfang to fifffis 6nly ifi time to hea? the 1 sOUnd of the/fighteaed Mules, whose race was Hot checked by the volley frdta the pickets. They relfeated also ft shaft distance toft point where a whole rebel brigade had stacked their ftffns, and were calmly dreaming of home and battle scenes, la rushed the battalion, more dead than alive from fright, With the exclamation—"Hookef ha§ surprised us; his cavalry Is upon us!' The valiatit sorts of M&fs did not Wait to gather up their blankets or guns, but made the fastest pedestrian time on record back to the main force, leavln? upon the field, for the mule brigade, over 1,000 stand 'of arms, among which Wore 300 new Enfield rifles, blankets, small arms, knapsacks, etc. Meantime' our tnamsters had given the alarm, a nd a force was sent out for the recovery of the mules, returned to our lines with tho val* uable spoils. This midnight charge of the mule brigade is well worthy of a place In. history. Through . its aid a large amount of valuable stores and .arms was secured, and Hooker was enabled to push his advance nearer to the point of ground contended for.— American Tribune. A Cool Commander. < Many things of general interest might be referred to, and some of the anecdotes con cerning Colonel Thomas must be quoted, as sho wing the qualities which rniulo him a good general. He was brave to excess, and always in front of his men. At Bisland, where tho regiment had to support a bivttory—the most trying duty, required of a soldior, as ho has only -to stand under fire hour after hour, and wait—Colonel Thomas, upon his horse, kept the front alone, riding back and forth, and shouting such words as "Steady! Stand firm! Remember old Vermont is looking at youl Steady, old Vermontl" Once,to his saying that Vermont was looking at them, one man replied: "Hope Vermont won't see us in such a scrape again!" which raised a laugh along the line and helped more than the sternest comuiand would have done to keep the boys in countenance. At another point, "where some white face showed tho need of a little more grit," Col. Thomas said, as the .shot tore into the earth: "This reminds me of sowing marrow-fat peas up in old Vermont." tti tdflfif M«« itttft* §« ""that Is ft safe ifp d! M ' aidrlssi] and fain Wltej & the 1 way, as tltey wet's , the s6uth ehtfthcB- 6f'<ft6-toii hows'. The «i«ftf fe was CeafiifeH Keaflng a pisslhg horse uttcf am: fuinelgti, The yotinir'*inatt ,th«,t he thought the only sal's" death was the* p-r&senfee' the doorknob, "I'ne fail," said the elderly putty, ' have been a clairvoyant foi* a She then informed tha* yotil, and his Wife, whom she evident took fOf brother and slstelV place Of business Was on: street, "Now, yott h'avS ture before you," she said" to 1 ] "you will marry a tall, light*! girl with lots of money." The, man turned to his wife and winked; $ other eye, says the Washington PostKv Hancock at Gettysburg:. A hundred guns— yes, fifty more— Ralned^dpwn tholr uhot and, shell As'lri' from out It's yawnlnif door, Drovo the red blaze of hell; Tho lilssl the crush! the shrlekl tho groaniv The coftsoloss Iron hall! AH this for half tho day. I own It made the stoutest quail. : But sudden, fur to loft, we heard Tho band strike up and lo! ' Fulllnour front— no breath wa? stirred-* Came Hanoook, rldlnr slow- As slow as If on dross parade, All down tho line to right And back again By my good blade, Was over suph a sight? Wo lay at length, No ranks could stand Against that tempest wild; Yet on he rode, ,wlta hat In hand, And looked, and bowed, and smiled; Whatever fears we had betora Were uone. That slifht, you know, Just made us fifty thousand more, All hot to'faoo tho foo You've hoard thereat How on they oamo, 'Earth shakln? at thalr trend: A oheer! Our ranks burst Into flame; Steel crossed: the foe had fled. Yet still that dauntlois form I see, Slow riding down the line, Was over deed ot chivalry : So grand, O comrade mine? The 144tU Ohio. This regiment was a 100-days organization, formed by the consolidation of the Nine teenth' battalion, Ohio na- tipnar guard and the Sixty-fourth battalion at Camp Chase ' in Mayi 1864, The regiment was ordered to Baltimore, and upon its arrival there was divided into detach ments and sent to various points, Company B. went to Camp Pai-olej com pany E to Wilmington, Del., and company I to Fort Dix. Three companies were engaged at Monocacy Junction and suffered pe/ verely, In July it was in Washington and from there went to Winchester, Vft, A detachment of the regiment was engaged with Mosby's men at Berryville, Va,, Aug. 13, and after a short fight defeated, the enemy, ' Mve men were killed }n this action. It was mustered out of service August 31, 1884, under the command pf Colonel Samuel Hunt. Ten men were killed in action, and S3 died of disease) and in pvisop. _ r Your sister, here," she, "Will have lots of trouble befdre . marries, but she must be brave i all will be well. Now, come my house and I will tell you 1 things of most vital Importance cerning both your futures." , n .,- ^ "You certainly are wonderful," 8ftttf*3 the young man; "but I, tod, -- V1 -' v fortune teller." "YouP" "Yes, I can tell anyone's fortune by, 1 merely looking at the palms of " hands, Give mo your hand and I' show you. Ho took her hand and closely, remarking about certain _ ~--^ and the interpretation of them..* "Lots of. trouble hero—'and—yoti'&jbj married—yes, a dark man. Yoti*exf| .peot lots of money some day." .,Then$ he stopped, and, looking her squarely^ in the face, said: "I find a line'herej; that I hesitate to, tell you' about i-yoiJft™ might be'offended if I told you what «&$ meant." ' ' "- ""' "No; tell me what it means, she, her curiosity fully aroused. "Well," said he, "if you are sure'f you will not be angry I'll tell youp$<l The one near the index finger, says; ,'»4 that you are much given to the' habit;'' k of lying, because this young lady is, my wife,and we have been married-'— fy\$ But no more was heard by thVforv^. tune teller, as she quickly-withdrew!^?,? her hand and walked angrily away;,', I' THE BRITISH EMPIRE.' i A. Political Creation Unmatched In* the , ; . . • World's HUtory. , >, 4, f'j, The British empire is a political |f| creation unparalleled in the warld/p *f J history, not only by its extent and>X population,' in' both which risspeots^it' "^ is slightly surpassed by China,, but be- ? cause, with an area of more than 10',-/,J 000,000 square miles and with' 852,7,/' 000,000 inhabitants, it Is scattered!: over the whole globe. It embraces all r> , zones, from the icy wilderness, of Hud-; ? J son bay to the tropical jungles. .of^Inr^ dia and the mahogany forests of Hon- ,'"• duras; there is scarcely a product 1 '*',, which a British province Idoes .not', ^ bring forth in excellent quality?ana? > not less various are the degrees pi ^ ' civilization of its 'inhabitants,, frorii.^ the" Kaffirs of the cape, to the , highly) f cultivated citizens of Toronto or Syd- & ney. We flnd, with Christians, of ' all -I .,., confessions, 200,000,000 Hindus, about'' 7 ,'.^ 70,000,000 Mohammedans, and 8,OOOir '' "" 000 Buddhists, and the bible is prtntetjL in 180 languages and dialects , repre--, sentod in the empire, yet,' nbtwith-'{ standing such promiscuous elements; •' the government, with rare exceptions,'maintains order, and no signrof dis- : solution is visible.—Forum. . >Tji" "Yes," sajid the p-pprietw of barber shpn,,' "}xe w&s » very barber, but we had to iet JUw go didn't understand t}ie CUarffe of th» Mute During tho advance of Hooker's command upon the enojny, near Lookout mountain, an incident occurred which caused much merriment at the expense of the rebels, Hooker moved to Lookout inoijntaJR very pa^tipusly from the west side; and it wfts when engaged jn the njovejuent up the valley, twt a great st'a'TOp.94,9 among- the mules took place, It ,was jn the dpa.4 el Right when both #vm» jes v/f re resting f rP uj the fatigues of tjte previous/day, and- ' >yas, the QRly Contempt tor Confederate The heroic conduct of Mrs.Jlioketts, wife of Captain James E, JUcketts, who was severely wounded at the battle of Bull Run, became the theme of much deserved prated Mrs, Biok' ett§ pushed through the Confederate lines alone when she heard that her husband was captured by the enemy, and took her place with him in the hospital, remaining thwe with w». s patience and constancy. When, arrived in Jtfchmpl asked her ?p sign a honor,- .ey t,hp aopujtnent, antiy ,»nd' p her husband, Daniel Webster. '," i On one occasion, when' a public-"rer^ ception was given to Daniel Webster, r**f at a hotel in Boston, a particularly obr-; sequious office-seeker was introduced The man ground his own "axe,, and scraping,' until the great was tired of him, and bidding .' good-day, settled down,' hea^y,, the. nearest chair. But the n Wan,' jl stead of passing on and givinf' chance to the next comer, near and seemed tp> have 's still on his mind, though he 1 very blissful. Webster observe^ and said, not very MMay I ask you, sir, W' ypu thing more of me?"' "OfcT said the wan, sparking; " I may be permitted to 'remark; • am proud to say that jay the inestimable honor- to 'game chair with PanM Webster had, as a matter of faefe down o» -the man's tall Argonaut, Pureftjy, less and oious, Be detected that th£r§ *fg the air rema4n,

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