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CITY OF BROWN VILLE, NEMAHA COUNTY, N. T., THUESD AY , MARCH 11, 1858.
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jTJENAS & LANGDON,
Second Stcry'IIoadley & Muir's Building,
(Corner of Main and First Streets.)
13HOWNVII.LE, N. T.
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BROWN VI LLK
6LIVEE 1KXKET. WM. B. OARRIT.
JAXES P. riSKE. AfGUSTrB KNIGHT.
OLIVER BENNETT & CO.,
Manufacturers and Whalcsale Dealers in
BOOTS AND SHOES,
. . . No. 87 Hain Street.
(FOXHBLT, NO. 1 01 , CoKNR OF MlIX AXD LOCUST.)
ST. LOUIS, MO.
MISS MARY TURNER,
MILUHER Ai.D DRESS MAKER.
Tirst Street, between Jlain tnd "Water.
BROWN VI LLU, N. T.
Xonnds and Trimmings cheep on hand.
C. W. T7HEELER,
Architect and Builder.
ai3 "wASS "2.
JAMES W. GIDSON,
Second Street.between Main ana Nebraska,
BF.OWNVILLE, N. T.
TJ. C. JOHNSON,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
SOLICITOR IN CHANCERY
Real Estate Asrcnt,
EEOWNVILLTi, N. T. , .
lion. Wm.Jessnp, Montrose, Ta.
B.S.Bcntly, " "
John O. Xlillcr, Chicago, 111.
Wm.K. McAllister, .
Charles F. Fowler, "
R. W. Furnas, Brownrille, N . T.
O. F Iake, -Mty
7, 1857. '
. R. PEERY, M. D.,
ELDOBADO, N. T.
RESPECTFULLY tenders bis professional ser
TH-ea to theitisens of Nemaha county and ad
04ui?t eoMtie. botl in ;corafc "
Jud 11th, 1S57.
I. T. Whyte & Co;,
WHOLESALE AKI RETAIL DEALEK8 I!l
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES
ailOWNVJLLE, N. T.
DANIEL L. McGARY,
1IT0BM IT I Iff.
SOLICITOR IX CIL1XCERW
Brownrillc, Nebraska Territory.,
"VTiil practice in the Courts of Xebrasxa, nd Korlh
Messrs. Crew, McCre ary' i Co'
Hon. James Jf. IlcptiS,
Hon. John R. Sheply,
Hon. James Craig,
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...... St. Joseph, 3fo.
. ... Do
."rk XJitjrJC. T.
Hon. Silus Woodson, . .
Jodv A. A. Bradford,
S. F. Nuckolls, Esq.,
G. W. HURN,
NEMAHA CITY, N. T.
"TTILL attend promptly to all business in his pro
NV fession when called on : such as subdivicg
Claims, laying out Town Lots, Drafting City I'lats
etccte. JOHN A. PARKER & CO.,
YI'ASUIXGTOX, D. C.
JOJf A. FARKEIi, late Eegistcr of the land Office.
Omalii, N. T., having resigned bis oflice wm nereaf tor,
n connection with one of the best Lnd Lawgivers in tho
country, atteud to all business connuea to mm, ana es-
Which he has made himself thoroughly acquainted with
by study and practice for years. Y
ne refers to the Heads ol Departments aim jiruiocri
of Congress of th Houses.
All applications for services must ne accompanioa wiin
a fee to insure attention.
January 28, 1S53. tio31-ly
EE A MR TX
Jewelry, Plated Ware, Cutlery, Spoonr, ic., ic.
KERRASKA CITY, N. T.
rX?EsfiitAri-G and RErAiBixo done on snort
notice and all work warranted.
A. D. KIRK, .
Attorney at Law,
!reat and Xotary Public
Archer. Richardson Co., JV. T.
Will practice in the Courts of Nebrsuka,assisted
by IlardiRg and Bennett, Nebraska City.
Atfnmpv and Counsellor at Law.
GENERAL INSURANCE AND LAND ACENT
And Notary'" Public. "V
NEBRASKA CITr, IJ". T,; ,
WILL attend promptly to all bulsness entrnrtcd
to bis care, in Nebraska Territory and West-
September 12, 185(5
W. P. LOAN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
LOT AND LAND AGENT,
Arcbcr, Richardson County, If. T.
ITotice to Pre-Emptcrs!!1 -
j. S. IIORBACH c-CO.,
Attorneys at Law.
REAL ESTATE BROKERS,
OMAHA CITY, N. T.
WILL give particular attention to preparing all
ih npcpsssrv rarcrsfor Pre-emptions, and
,lr;r.ff anv n,-siatanee which maybo required by
Pre-rmptors in proving np their Pre-emption rights
at the U. S. Land Office. ' a-6m
B.- 5. HAKDIXCl. G. C. KIMBOCGIT K. T. TOOXEB.
HARDINB, KIMBOUGH & CO,,
2Iannfacturer$and WloUtale Dealer in
IATS, CAPS & STRAW GOODS,
No 49 Uain street, bet. Olire and Pme,
ST. LOUIS, .VO.
Particular attention paid to manufacturing onr
finest Mole Hats.
HART & SON
SMILE -ft' flHBMS
Oregon, Holt County, Missouri.
KcenconsUntly on hand allJescription of Harness,
Saddles, liridlps, Ac, Ac. .
by ourselvevnd warranted to give satisfaction.
. ILEAL ESTiVTE AGENCY. ,
GEOEGK CLATES. J- V LEB-
Claycs C3 Xoo.
Real Estate and General Agency,
Oil ALT A CITT. 3ST. T.
James Wright, Broker, New York,
Wm. A. Woodwurd. Esq. " " .
Hon. 11. Wood, Ex-Gov. of Ohi, Cleveland,
Wicks. Otic and Drowncll.Bahkcrs, 4
Alcott A llorton, ' .
Col. Robert Campbell, St. Lonis,
James Kidgway, Esq.
Crawforn and Saekett, Chicago.
Omaha City, Aug. 30,1358. TlnU-lj
II. P. BESXETT, J. 5. MUKIU-, u.n.uin
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BENNET, JIORTON & HAKDiiuf
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Xcbraska City, A. T., and Gknwood, la.
T7ILL practice in all tho Courts of .Nebraska, and
WKto Iowa. Tarticular attention paid to
obtaining, locating Land Warrants, and collocUon of
lion. Lewis Cass, DctroiU jndjin; ;
Julius D. Morton, "
Gov. Joel A. Mattcson, Springfield, 111
Got. J. W. Grimes, Iowa City, Iowa;
I?. T. FiElcd, St. Luis,Mo.;
Hon. Daniel Cilorton. Toledo, Ohioj . ,
V. A. Sarpy, Bellevue. Nebraska:
Sedgcwich A WRlker,Chiego,Ht:
Green, Wearo A Benton, Council BlntTs.Iowa.
T. B. CCXIXO. tons C. TCRK.
Attorneys at Law & Kcal Estate Agents,
OLIAHA CITY, 21. T. .
WILL art end faitarully ana promptly ioau o3i
ness entrusted to thew, in tbe Territorial or
Iowa Courts, to the purchase tf lots andianas, tn
trries and pro-emntions,coHection?,ic.
1 1 m fp ;n tho rr.-itwl SLorv Ol neurr n. i-- nv.
bnildin?. nearW orwsite ino eMern ticaatgo
Bank, rarnham street. .
Dee. 27, loft. vln23tf
DR. J. L. McKEE, h. .
3P H ZZ 0IOI JZ- 3X
Br)wnville, N- T.
TEtTH fLt'CCtO AXD TILLED IS TEE MOSF
A PPKOVED MISSEft.
May 11, 1S". 43-j
BT S V ;Or TZSNESSrii.
"Boys. I never told. Iny on ye ore ray
dorr scrar p. did 1 ' ,,fo aut. rot n1? trp
kaowson; you've mixed Op dog so in al yer
doins that we can't tell adzactly.what doff
scranR vft mfian." . "Weil. I mpan olft
Stulf Gut Did eny on ye ever see :im?"
No." Wi-lL ve missed a s;f.e.' He war
a powerful dojr, , an sometimes ye'd think
lie wur two or three dois. ef ve hed seen
him eat ;. not a counten of his tail, for he
hadn't eny. When he wur a pup, Dad,
durn 'irn, tuck 'irn tua straw-cutter, iam-
ed his stum close up to the frame of the
cussed gulotine, and foch down the knife,
and thar lay the hole tail in the troft like
a letter S, and thar run the pup youlin
ike a hound, and his starn looked like
vou naa bursteu a ripe tomartis onto it.
Wall, it rhanTpd his looks mitelv. nnd his I
naterrnore. JNow as to nis looks. Tite
. . .J .
onto the spot whar his tail orfet staid, thar
growed a bunch ove stiff, ash-culuredbris-
ties, what pinted every way like unto a
cnllnt broom with the raDin cut loose, and
rite in the raidil ove all this fussy lookin
patch ove har, the pint ove his back bone,
lVrpH w tli n rrr st . stunk- nut h ; or.tn n
pidgin's aig, cause he sot onto hit so much.
Well, tne aiar looKea mity sassy anante-
ike. eny how, particularly when he were
a struttin up tu a big strange dog to smell
si-t 'im it mn k ins siarn suunr: iiiiu iik
T. 1 1 . . Jl
had a way ove walkin slow and solium
like Fd seed young fellers do at camp mec-
tin when appronchin ove a gall at the
eprin with thar stud-hoss close on, agwin
Aa T5 nn mitv,L-piTfi:1. IVft
aui tci .. j - j I
1,-ftlo rmrrs: rn thmncrh tho same mo-
occu uvv ""o ts o :
tions wun in a peach orchard and tother
tint tor n-tpd
1U LUC lauv-i " J J I
to fite, an w
it-nrl rlim n hit hut foT thn IrenCR
...v ntw-ppn 'cm. 1 nevnr tounl out
I never found out
that he wur good fur eny thing i but to
kep bred from mouldin and meat from
sDilin- an when he wanted to' show glad,
1.1 a. k ---'-
as he had no taie 10 wag ne wags;eu nis
cfnm in his hind feet slipped about-on
w ,n. sorter like a fashionable cull
"-n .v.a- c.p thinlrs sirm h f (dler is a
i i; TT wnr rnllurrd adzactlv
1UUH111 men . - j l
like a mildewed sadil-skirt, and he kerned
h;a rMri nn a nowin sort of cock, like on-
tn mule's, when he is skeered. He'd
whisl-PTs round his eves, an on his. hine
legs, an must had a powerful active con-
tinrp fur ho wur tne meanest counte
nanced dog I ever seed in my life. Now
as to his nater, yu couia never set im on
eny thing yu wanted tu, and cudn't call
'im off env mine ne ffoi arter on ms uvwi
accord. He wur skeered all the time, an
stood red y to run or to steal as the chanc
es mout be : an takin 'im altogether,
he wur iust the rite sort of a dog tu
bclonf ta me not worth, a durn, and
orter hev been killed afore his eyes got
"Well, Stuff Gut he followed me tu
town wun day, jist case I didn't want 'im
tPnni at the dorrery, he started round
Via tnnm en stPIllin PXT)fidition OVe his
IUV IU1IU Vi v. . . I
own, an like nis cusseu 1001 ouuur gui
hisself into a first rate scrape an skare
without half tryin, and in less nor no time
at that. I hed rrin myself a shake in the
t -. , j e l
dogsrery, and hearin the whisky in me
A T mv lnnrl nt.na.rf1. so
7 It J1 1 . i llUn Vy VA M. Ail I - w ,
T 5ppd hp. cum tarin down the street fif-
teen times faster nor I thought he could
run, jist a bowin ove his self, his years
sot flat onto his neck, and his bristles all
sot like a black perch's top fin, his eyes
shot np fast and tite, and he hed on a sort
harness made outer strings," sorter
like the set Dad wore when he acted hoss,
and he wur haulin ove an ole stage
lantern an hit filled with wet powder and
sot a fire. Now th-3 sparcks, nn the scizlin
of the dust, an the ratlin an the youlin an
growlin an barkin. an the eighty-nine ur
ninety dorrs ove all kinds what wur chasm
ove him. made sum sensasnun. eu
it did. Whew-w-w. When I seed him
pass without nowin me, I thot ove Dad's
hornet tribulation an felt that Uiar wur
such a thins as retribution at last ; and
then I got mad an looked around fur sum
wun tu vent rath on, and seed, a long-leg'
ged cuss, sorter ove the Lovengood stripe,
with his hat cocked before, sittin straddil
nvf a ha;s-raclc. a Ewinsrm nis leers an a
Rack Baek.DaTT. rnrin' npbehino.
Yoi show mo your foot and 111 show you mine.
1 hinks I
yu'll du, ef yu didn't start my
hellward expedition ove his'n
dorr on that hellward exped
u'll du tu nut it on eny how, so here goes
iez I : "Mister-what-hed-mv-dog-dun-tu-
. , . . . i
vii lie nade no tenuon. nut Kep on a
" Ka?lc Baclc, Dary, Daldy "liot a bar,
Shot 'im in the eye, nnd never touched a har.
I seed it wur no use trvtn tu breed a
quarrel, so that I mout be able to breed a
fite, an I list lent 'im a slathern calamity,
rite whar his snout commences a sprout-
in from atween Ids eyes, with a ruff rock
abo it the size of a goose aig. Hit fotch
'im? He drappod often the hoss-rack, but
hilt a satr'rrel-holt onto- the pole with his
raws an hine fet?t. an hung back down, l
iumped hed fust through ntween his belly
acd the pole: mv hett broke his holt, an
we cum tu the ground a fitin me onder-
my.?t and turned heds and tails.. So the
fust thing J did was tu shetmy jaws onto
a mouthful of his steak, nigh' onto the
rlace whar ve'r foot itches to go when yu
are in kickin distance ove n for. He" fit
mitilv for tie chance he hed. but I soon
seen ne r.aj a cross ove rar in im, iur ne
c:i(Vnt stand tickTin behind, ef it mout bo
rolled tir-klm at all: for every iiehgot
his hine legs onder him.he tried his darn-
dest to jump loose, but ray holt hilt, an we
wud take our fust position itgin. I thot
ove a box ove matches what I hed in my
pocket, so I fetch the whole boxful a rake
onto the gravel, an stuffed "em all a Uaz
in inter one ove the pockets in his coat
tail. Now. mind, he nowed nothin. ove
these perseedins, fur his mind htut exer
ciscd powerful about the hurtin I. wur i
helpm 7ica tu behme
i nowea ne-a soon snow, sung signs
ove wantintu eo.. ao me iusi Dig rarene
fotch art.3r the fire reacjiedjcis nid.ijist
iei my mourn ry open--io an ns vem :
rhis hole tale in a blaze ! Rite here, boys,
I must telLyou sumthin I didn't noe my
selfrur dern me, ef I hadn't let.'im beat
me into a poultice afore I'd sot 'im'aflre
I'd seen 'im durned fust. The thot on
it skeers me yit. He had two pounds ova
gunpowder m tother pocket, a takm home
to a shootin match. He aimed tu run past
a peddlin wagin, what war a standin in the
street, with a fust rate set ove ole live hoss
I ' . . .1 . 1 .1 -
wnes aiween me snaus, wuue : me
Yankee was in the doggery, a firm up tu
leave town. Jist as he - got clost to the
carryall, the powder cotch fire, an soon
arterwards went off and su did he,' head
fust, frog-fashun, rite thru the top load of
tin ware. He lit a runnin, ten feet tother
Side; ms coal tans wur-Xiiown ou tu ins
shouldars, the hine end of his galluses was
rapped round his neck, the ' tale - ove his
shut was loose, and up in the air ttnrty
feet, still a rizin and blazin like a komit;
his briches hung loose on the front side,
like unto a forked aprun, while the sittm
Parl UT em was wowea tu Kingdom cum,
and so wur everything else i belonging to
mat regin, wnne nis oacs-was as ouw as
a side of upper lether. It rained tinbuckt
,. . i' l ' '
ets, ana strainers, an im cups, anu pep-
, - , 11
per boxes, an pans, an stage horns, all
over that street for two minits and a
rtmv iuui tAUiusiuu, anu lue im ai
vr .L- i : j.-L.Li:
..- , . .
raum an arainm, maae ariiepearinoise,
specially ove a still day ; in fac, enuf to
wake up the old boss' bones an gin him
so he laid his years back an; straitened
out his tail an shot. : He made kindlin
wood outen the wagtrin agin a sine-post
and betuck hisself to the woods, stretched
oui aooui twenty leei long, an not xuur u
three feet high on the withers, with jist a
- . . .)
about enuf harness stickintu 'im to make
a cullar for a bell cow. Tnar was wun
cussed nutweg makin Yankee broke plum
up, and I'm durned glad ove it. Old Rack
Back Davy, the hoss-rack man, made fur
the river, an I follored tu the bank tu see
ef he hadn't drownded hisself; but no sir!
Thar he war, about the midil ove the rur
er, a swimin fur tuther bank, list a split
tin the water , wide open, an his busted
britches leps a floatin arter him. He
looked over his shoulder every other lick,
like he spected tu see the devil ; his face
were as black as a pot, cept a white ring
round his eyes, and the smoke wus stu
risin from among the stumps ove his burnt
har.' His hed, boys, in that ruver, wur
the usrlies, suriest, and savidsrest site that
I ever seed or spect tu see in this world
I dream ove it yet o' nights, and it
skares the swet outen mc. I seed a lot
ove fellers a fishin under - the bank, so
thot I'd help 'im on a leetle faster, an
hollered, "ketch the murder, five hundred
dullars an a bis hoss reward. Ha killed
I . . .
an oman an nine children, an l spect a
M0?' an like tu whipped another plum to
deth. lhey jumped inter ' tnar cun
noes an tuck arter im, openin on his
trail like a pack ove houns. The last I
ever seed ove 'im he wur a rackin up the
tother bank on his all four, an looked mit-
an ole bar what had jist cum outen
a hurrycane. He still kept up his lookin
back, and I speck was the wust scared man
in the world, an ef he aint ded, he's run
nin yet. ' The idear- now began to soak
throurrh mv har that owin to the tuss btutt
Gut and me hed raised, that perhaps I'd
better scoot lest they mout want me. So
I left in a peart trot, an soon got on ole
r . fTH ' V . ' 1 1 1 J
muii s trait, - it wur nice a waggm uau
been drucr upside down by a par ove run
away mules, and the dry grass an . leaves,
and in sum places the fences wur sot ahre.
He tuck tu the mountains, an turned wolf,
an tuck up the trade ove sheep killin for
a livin, an the hole settlement is now cut
arter his skelp. That trip tu town, like
the cuttin-box, hez changed his disper
sition airin'. all showin the powerful chan
cres that kin be made iin even a dog. I
cum outen that scrape puny weil, vet i ned
to show the family dispersitioni tu make
1 d fools ove thar selves.", "How, Sut ?"
Why, 1 ought to toted pit a lode ove that
pcrmiscus tin war. uugnien 1 1 say t
A Child "s Answer.
A father once said playfully to his lit
tle daughter, a child ibout five years old,
"Mary, you are not good for any thing."
"Yes I am, dear father," replied she,
looking up thoughtfully and tenderly into
" Why, what nre'you good for, pray
tell me my dear .
: "I am good to love you,
father.f re -
plied she, at the same time throwing her
tiny arms around his nect, and giving
f him a kiss of unu'.terable affection,
liiessea. child: may your me ever te
an expression of that early-felt instinct of
love ! . The highest good you or any other
mortal can p.?sibly confer is, to live in the
full exercise of aSection,
Major N , upon being asked if he
I was not seriously injured . when the - StH
Leonard steamers boiler exploded, re
plied that he was used" to being llown.up
by his wife, and tiat a mere steamer bad
no effct upon himJ -p' : f
How to Tell a Lady's Age.
The following table ' wilf- do it. Just
hand the table to the "lady and ask her to
tell you in which Tof "its columns her age
is contained." Then add together the fig
ures at the top ' of the columns designat
ed, and you have the great secret. -Then
euppose an age to be seventeen. You will
tnd the number seventeen only in two col-
umns, viz : . tne nrst ana nitn ; ana me
first figures at the head of these columns
make seventeen.5 Here is the magic ta
ble: .' - ' : '
' - 1 2- 4 1G. 32
3 3 5 - 9 17 33
,5.6 6 10 IS 31
.7 7 7 11 19 35
9- 10 12 12 20; 3G
11 11 '13 13 21. 37
13 14 14 14 22 38
15 15 15 15 23 39
17 18 20 -24 24- 40
19 19 21 25 ' 25 41
.21" 22' 22 26 2G 42
23 23 23 27 27 43
25: ' 26 28 -28 28 44
., . 27. . 27 . 29 .29 . 39 ; 45
29 30 30' 30 , 30 46
31 31 31 31 31 ?7
. 33 . ,34 36 40, . 48 48
35 35 37 41 49 49
37 38 38 42 50 50 '
39 39 39 43 51 51
v- 41 42 44 44 52 52 ,
43 ..43 45 : 45 . .53 53.
4 45" 46 46 46 54 . 54
47 . 47 47., .47 55 ' 55
' 40 50 52 56 56 56
51 51 53, 57 57 57
:. '53 54 54 , 53 58 53
r ' 55 55 55 ' 59 59 59
- 57 58' 50 0 60 60
59 59 : 61 61 61 61
. ; 61 62 62 62 62 62
63 63 63 . .63 63 63
Tlie Word Selab.
. The translatofs'dT the Bible" have left
the Hebrew word Selah, which occurs so
often in the Psalms, as they found it, and
of course the English reader often asks
his minister,, or learned Jriend, what it
means. And the minister or. learned friend
has most often been obliged to confess ig
norance, because it is a matter in regard
to which the most lear ned have by no means
been of one mind. The Targums, and most
of the Jewish commetatators, give to the
word the meaning of 'eternally, forever.'
Rabbi Kimchi .Tegards U as a sign to el
evate the voice.; The authors of the Sep
tuajint translation appear to have regar
ded it as a musical .or "rythmical note.
Henler regarded it as indicating a change
of note. Mathewson as a musical note
equivalent, perhaps: to the word repeat
According to Luther and others, it mean3
silence.' Gesenius explains it to ; mean
'Let the instruments play and the singers
step." .Wocher regards it as equivalent
to 'Sursum corda up my soul! Sommer
after examining alt the seventy-four pas
saes in which the word occurs, ' recog
nizes in every case "an actual: appeal or
summons to Jehovah." They are calls
for aid and prayers to be hearcf, expres
sed either with entire directness or if not
in the imperative. "Hear Jehovah !" or
Awake Jehovah ! and the like still ear
nest address to God that he would remem
ber and hear. etc. The word itself he
regards as indicating a blast of the trum
pets by the priest. ' Selah itself, he thinks
an abridged expression, used for Higgaion
Selah Higgaion indicating the sound o
the stringed instruments, and Selahavig
orous ulast of trumpets. -Biblothcca Sa
A Necessary PrbeeetUng.
A few dars '030, a number of rrentle
men boarders at one of our popular ho
tels, were in the office of the hotel con
versinar. They were talking of Roches
ten Numerous were the remarks, and
much more indignant than complimentary
One remarked that it was a very hard
place very few honest people, and those
were being rapidly ruined by vicious ex
ample. Another remarked there were
more people in Rochester that, had they
their deserts, would be in Auburn, than
anv other citv in the Union. The latter
speaker was endorsed by his companions
and other remarks 'not quite as comph
mentary as the foregoing followed. All at
once, a short, very thin-faced man, rose
up indignantly, and stated that they had
better hold up that he wastrom Koches
ter he was. All at once the company
retired.. The much astonished Roches
terien walked up to the landlord and in
quired where they had gone.
"Uhys said the landlord ; "aint you
from Rochester . 1.
"Oh, well," resumed the landlord, "that
accounts for their absence; they've gone
to double lock their rooms, they 11 be bac
in a few minutes
Rochestereparted in a reflective man
ner. Bvffaio Times
I dhramed I saw the Pope, who was
Las great a gmUeman as any body in the
1 district, and he axed me would I drink.
Thinks I would a duck swim? and seein'
the Inishowen and sugar on the side-board,
I told him I wouldn't mind taking a wee
dhrop of punch.
. :"Cowld er hot ?" says the Pope., "Hot,"
says I; and with that he stepped down to
the kitchen for hot water, but,before he
got back I woke up: and it? distreisin me
to think I didn't take it cowl 1.
In New York, a draft or note given ly
parties of 'undoubted crrdit, is called first
class paper, 1:1 !V.'W Orl.-ani it u known
and in Bosioaai'gilt
LINES . .
COMPOSED ABOA&P OF ACALITOftXT MALI STEAM
.... ES BT A rASSIKGKR.
Wal I of ail tbe eusw-d klnreraecea, .
Ef tni U'nt about the wjit I
' Nothin bet rockia inl rulia - e
An pitchin, from the Tery fust
Tbe ingin a groanin, d1 tbebiler
Lyable enn; tima to bust. . . .
fnst rnm siile, dutn it, and then tathtk 1
TU t'ni dogged ef I no wt to do
Rock away, yu darned old kradle t
1 was a baby wen I got Inter yuo. . '
None on 'em seems to kecr 6 1-4 cents
How bid a fei:r may feel,
Kur to talk to him nor ten the sa lor
Foolin his time away on awheel, v; ' r
Therstha capting I aint It proTokia ' .'
To see that critter all throats the trip. . '
., Continsallydrtnkin andsmokm,
When be orter be a mindin on hit ship.
It's enuf to AgTaralt a body,
Add it aint manners, 1 think,
To sit thar takin down bis todilr,
And never to ask ia nary pastinger to drink.
And the pnsser, all be keers fnr,
Is tu have a time with bis pals.
I say, darn sich a pusser ! Just beer him
Fiurtin and carrin on among the gals I
And when he's tired o' that, wat follcrst
In his little cabbing thar be sets
lake a spyder, among berrils of dollars
Enuf tu pay a feller's debts.
That's all they keers for passlngers.
Is to git the two honder
An fifty dolUrs'out of his pockit inter their.
And then be may go to thunder.
f a feller's drtv to dlstrazion
In a bio, an axes wot to do,
lie cant git no son o satisfaction
Out o none on em capting, malt, nur crew.
Won day I dim Inter their blamed riggln.
Just to see wot thar was, and tn hopes
To kepesbet of em wun spell, but, dug itl
I see on em cumin np the rupes.
Wan on em ketcht me and bilt bolt on me,
Wnilo tother miserable enss
Tide me up with a nasty, ticky close line,
Smeiin o tar or aomethin wuss.
Thar they kep me-darn their picturs I
And nobody done Bothln but larf,
Till I'd fork(out for a bottel of brandy
- . It come to $3 1-2.
Thai's the last $2 1-3 '
They'll ever git out o rae,
?ur I'll travil in a dum! top wassin
Afore I'll be ketched again to see.
y. O. Picayune.
A license to marry is often wanted when
it can't be had, but a poor pne is better
than none, when a man is in a hurry viz.
namely, to-wit, the following:
"In the early days of Texan indepen
dence anu youth, an eccentric genius, still
living and reismin'r. was clerk' of one
of the western counties. The village 'was
quite secluded in the prairies,' and the
squire pastured his cows on the broad
acres around, bringing them home at night,
and letting them go to grass in the morn
ing, lie kept a bell on one of them to
help him in finding them ; but one morn
ing, as he was letting them loose, he per
ceived that the clapper of the bell was lost
out, and, being unable to find it," he made
a substitute by. making fast his own office
key. Not till he had feached the office
did it occur to him that he should want
the key, but now finding himself locked
out,' he betook himself to other matters,
proposing to recover the key at night.
About noon a rough-and-ready young Tex
an, in buckskin dress, came riding into
town.inquiredfor the clerk and scared him
up; and asked for a license.
Sorry I can't accommodate you to-day,
but it's no go.'
Why not? . I'm going to be spliced
to-night, and I must have it whether or
no.1 - ". :
'Bat (he fact is, said the clerk, 'my of
fice is locked up, and my cow has gone
away with the key !'
'lhe cow! what does the cow want
with the key?'
So the old fellow told the whole story,
and the two set off for the prairie to find
the cattle and get the key. But the more
they looked the less they found, and final
ly had to give it up. A bright thought
struck the clerk of the county
.I'll fix you out I' said he, and Young
Texas jumped a rod, so tickled was he to
know that he was to be fixed out of the fix
he was in.' They proceded to a' store
by the office, and there the county scribe
inaiica tne ronowing :
Republic of Texas : To whom all shall
see. this present, greeting: Whereas I,
the undersigned, clerk of this county, hav
ing unthoughtedly tied my( office key as a
clapper into my cow's bell; and whereas
the said cow has gone astray to parts un
known, bearing' with her the said key,
and therefore the said key is non xnven
tus est that is, can't be had ; And where
a3, one Abner Barnes has made applica
tion to me for a marriage license, and the
said Abner persists" that he cannot wait
until the cow comes back with the key, but
I, . i , . , , . .
is compeueq Dy me violence or nis reel
ings and the arrangements already made,
to get married : Therefore, these pres
ents are to command any person legally
authorized to "celebrate the rites of mat
rimony to join the said Abner Barnes to
Rebecca Downs; and, for doing so this shall
be your sufficient authotity.
Given under. my hand and private seal
on the doorsfep'cf my office the seal of
oflice being locked up, and my cow hav
ing gone away with the key this fourth
day of Oobcr, A. D. 1S3S.
IIeshy Osbobs, Clerk.
Mrs. G. could'nt sleep on account of
the terrible wind which was blowing out
of doors "Horace, my love, how dread
fully the wind howls. Don't you hear
it ? I can't sleep for it."
"My dear," said her better half, who
was a philosopher, "open the window,
and put a peppermint lozenge outside,"
"Why?". aked the wife.
"Because," quoth hi, "it is good to' cure
Alcohol was first in-ented and used to
! stam the cheeks of ladies of Arabia, nine
hundred and fifty vear3a-T.
men s nes
All Sorts. -'
Why is a room full of married ladies
He an emtpy room? Because there is not
a single lady in it. '
Poem ! The wind it blew, the snow it
flew, and raised partic'hr thunder with
skirts and hoops, and chicken coops and
all such kind of, plunder.
Snooks says the prettiest sewing ma
chine he ; ever saw was about sevsneen
years old, with short sleeves, low-neck
dress ana gaiter bocts on.' -
Why is a lady pulling on'her corsets
like a man who ilrinks to drown his grief?
Because in so lacing herself she is get
ting tight. '.-..
MrjtonASDUM roa the JIiaciXAr.
Before you marry a lady for her money
consider what an incumbrance you wia
find your wife, in the event - cf having
spent all she was worth. '. '. -
A printer in our hearing, asked anoth
er what he thought of the world a most
poignant inquiry; which wai answered by
the other, in the statement, that; the wprM
is a stage and the printers are the horses.
An Irishman near Boston,! becoming
greatly alarmed at the severity of the
thunder, fell suddenly upon his knees and
exclaimed : "O Lof d I forgive ns and stop
this." ' - 4
Old gentleman, affectionately "My
son, why did you chew that filthy tobacco?'"'
Precocious youth stifHy "To get the juice
out, old codger. '.
A late French writer says that theBos
tonians are much like his own countrymen,
polite, courteous, and lovers of frogs
and that they have a pond in the middle
of a public garden, which is kept for the
purpose of suppling tho city withthoso
animals. ': '
A ,man in Pautucket recently applied
for insurance on a building in a village
where there was no fire engine. In an
swer to the inquiry, 'What are the! facil
ities for extinguishing fires?' he-wrote,
'it rains sometimes. ' ' , ,
An exchange notices the marriage of
Miss Angeline Braham, daughter of the
great votalist, and adds : ."We congrat
ulate the bridegroom upon his privilege
of reposing, even upon earth, unon A.
Braham's bosom." ' i
John Randolph met a personal enemV
in the street one day,' who refused to give
him half the sidewalk, saying he neve'r
turned out of his way for a rascal. ' ' -:
"1 do !" said Randolph, stepping aside
and politely raising bis hat , "pass on sir,
pass on." t I . : . f : .
How to Kee Cool. Talking of Syd
ney Smith's cool idea of 'taking off his
flesh and setting in his bones,' as being
the highest imaginable degree of any com
fort; 'I can better that,' said a wit; re
cently, 'I'd knock the marrow out and; have
a draft through."
A WastScpplied. A merchantlate
ly put an advertisement in a newspaper
thus: "A Boy wanted."
The next morning his vision was greet
ed with a bandbox on the door-step, on
which was legibly inscribed : "How will
this one answer?"
On examination he found a nice chubby
looking specimen of the article he warn
ed, warmly done up in flannel.
A Capital Try. It is seldom we sre
n neater pun than the following which we
find in the N. Y. Post: ,
"One of the flashes of fun provoked a
the artist' s reception the other ' evening ,
was the following question and answer:
"When wa3 beef tea first introduced
into England ? when Henry .Villi dis
solved the papal bull." . i .; '
A lady artist is credited with the above
brilliant jeu d'esprit. .
To-morrow. Who ever received mer
cy 'to-morrow?' None. Not to' find
mercy to-day is to loose it forever. Where
i3 God's invitation to be found for to-mot-row
? No where ! " God is too just to be
mocked, too piteous to mock. Who was
ever put off by God till to-morrow? : No
cne. When God says 'now,' hi means
now. Who ever died on 'to-morrow?'
No one. Salvation, life, death, heaven,
hell, all are gathered up in to-day." ' To
those whose last hour has come, to-morrow'
will be as though a thousand years
had rolled awty since they heatd 'Ctffie
in,' or 'Depart.' . .
; A Carious AdTertlsemenL
The following advertisement, which h
found in Howe's Every-Day Book, is
more than a curiosity. We Lear it in the
sign3 and groans of ten thousands of des
pairing victims of the liquor traific, to be
"delivered from temptation
Wherea3, the subscriber, through the
pernicious habit cl drinking, has greatly
hurt himself in purse and person, and ren
dered himself odious to all bis acinaia-
muL-fs, anu unuing mere is no
. . i f .
of breaking off from tbe said precis,
through the imroiibfiitv to find th? Ii n
he therefore begs and p-ays '.hat.rno-pq-son
'will sell. Lirn . for none y. or o. t ; .
any sort of spiruom Irjurs,
not, in future, pay for it. let
cute any on:: for an i:'.i-n
agaifiit tho t rni ar,l -r
bor jt-rvjiU. Jura : ',,
Yt iiliam Aadre ws, N&sjaU, J uiKi 'Z3 1
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