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ISBSD STIRT TBCXPDAT BT
Elt & COLIIAPP,
Old Btand, ITaln Street.
nr. In advance -'
wut add t en, - ' -
. $5 ai
- w 6 on
j in Advance, tmt puM within Ihe year,
s,e added to 'lie aiwve terms :'
t year, ur more. 15 ir cent will 1
. - : .. . : --- - i
rk. and Plain and Fancy ob Wort,
tyle and on -hori notice. . .
HD W. THOMAS,
:0R lit CH&NCEBY.
r of Min aM Vl't Streets.
IT? G EON.
IT C Lett's Pruif Store, II llfi1ir,
HAS. G. DO USE Y.
llimi AT MW
JSC I. n3;v8yly
Gsrrri i. now
recite I. O. PirMins ret. let and 2J.
nVs to M trons T.r frrncr lilxTal
A i iti'l vn hrd rrmly to sl.ave,
1 lr- l:ir in tbu bwl ljle.
. Ajii! SI. '(14. t33--Ij.
: HOClu NEBRASKA
encc, Dr. 1). (Swin, !Jre:rnril!c.
fen IS TIME SAVES KJSZV
J- - .
iFt yii.,"iy li j-crU'tin .ll worlc,par-
I i.tiil;ri. cl irinr.and paprnnnr
iiirf ti !. and the tnot apnived
-i ra-h. Hiv him a "!!.
Itln Street, eutt of Atkinson's CJoth-
, April 7. Ij.
)AN'L w. peask,
!!. r-:,''n' l hi fj'-ft c1ji
hm rtn! r Main aid Second S'rt-et,
: : o v: 1: v I L L k . I- R ask a t
hi i prM ar''Hf 1 'l ItJn-l f wirk in
-ajt tTh. i! .re h'l. IV.w? Shan-
"UK Ironed ..ff. in fict a n 'l.ing in the
Suing iitie d'iie in ti.e Lot Mleoii !.ort
rSO vS 2m
vr a i.e. .
:iJ lsO, Verbot:99 TrBC-j, Letter
3AN!(? G1EEHIEAF & CO)
l l.llii: ST., CIIIC4CiO,
r'rii. end Nr only tbe ceiniine.2
? b is n-in-Soi
EKLEY & NEELY.
"1 riTINTI.Y FITTFn IT TT1FTU
li T.rw m n lii-irv f n!i a a tnm:ni-l:','io.
nfi iT!mit -d 'o turn nut a So. I
I "r,ov. 'cr)' Hi pre Y no s H-ias.
Turu.aT.n CYn 1 vatokii, ntid -rer th'nsr
i n- th:i? unv oa'.ifd f r from n coini.Iefe
n to i'ih mnllt rejinira neelr1 fit low?r
tli-T cm bo bad at any iiint East or
1 V i ; !( .
r lV.A ril?l-t. r,i. rXt-8-ly
ITMEYER & EOBISOIi,
oots and shoes
BETW rrN riRsT AKD SFCPKD ST8.,
DUOW.Wii.i.i;, S. T.
ently pircVse! the Shoe Shfn formerly
"m T. IVn. wen. t i.fTr nnr work at ereM-t--.
w mannfaotnre all that we offer
r7Ali w..rk wtrrantel:
He. Sept. ST, 1S6J. nll-v
On band and la arrive at
1 and Steel Warchcuse,
tO and 52 Third Street,
lcw Remedies ici
oewf Jnttitwrifm ethlih4 by rreitit E.
'tif forrae Refiff mf f e Sirk atof Dixfrettee
if iP'flk Viritfrnt ev4 Chrnnie IKtmtf Bn4
u.f for the Cere of Dieae of ike Sexual
ICAL ADVICE Bien eratls.by the Actinir
Kepnrta n Rrrmatorrhrea nrA er di
hi Jesuit (Wans, and on the KKW RKVH
idoyed in tbe TNpnnry, sent nele. le'e
, free of chartt . Two or three St amp accept
J . KTt.LTV HOrOTTTOX. noward AS
Nr.. 5 ..ntB Ninth H-reet. Philadelphia. Pa
eriJ. lRfil. t).v
MettiftB of Gentlemen deoirlr.f new, neat
STOCK OF GOODS.
"LOTnS. CVSStHKRS. VftSTlKfiS. fcc.fc
IE VEI1Y LATEST STYLES,
""I" make np. to order, at unprece-
Pr'Ce. Ilavins on band ue of
iER'S SEWIXG MACHINES,
w tu Ctutom work at rates that dafy cjoipe
I warrant iny work,
,Tc11 a flaclilnc TTork.
m?itn? v1,!10 berore 10'estlnK. as he
eir w boll ont pecallarly Uvorible In.
7 U. 1864,17.
TO THE AFFLICTED.
HJuaied In France, bavlne twenty.flve yesro ere
rlfr.ee in ibe M'it-t e... e an.l one of he eori-iii.
den: of the "American J.,rnlof the Mcliral Soien
ces " has located irmanenily in Brown ville, and re
Ittrn!lT tenders bin prof eiuii! services tu Ihe cit
isena of thiaclty and vicinltr.
He will not coMir.e bU service to common praence.
tut extend iem to cbroi.ic ieae) IiKease ot lone
ta'i'linp M!i"nirit Tnmiri and Sure Abcee and
Clcera. Cam-era ard &.re Kye. even jmnla! Blindnesa,
EpHepxT. ciiiuionly al!-d Kal'mz Sickness. Pa lay.
Neuralgia. VtWT' Cnunui' ' tn ni
sec ond oiftse, lnatiitv In s- me f.Ttna, and di cease of
ever kiu I. pHrticnUr atten'mn paid to Arne.
He will, if requeued, pive reference to inone. pro
nounce.! incurable in tbe United States, ami aficrwardf
cured by him. .
e mav be fi.nr.d at all hoori either at W II McCreery
Uruir Store, or at hi dwelling huuse, when not cneaced
on protei-biocai bu?iuem. n60ly-
15. C. KIAKC,
U . inre! to take MlSKUTYl'SS and MFLlNc-
OTVl'ES in thj best 8tle of the art; and at
Lower Prices ihnu V.ver Ilefore OiTeit-U in
fie ctiH oecuj ieH the Skj-Lijfhl Oallerj on Main
Street, o;. incite the City Uru Store, where he
may be found during business hours.
Iiclurf Warn ntei to (iivc Satisfaction
The public are invited to call and exatnioo f peci
incus. Hour of operation, from 9 A. M. to 4 P. X.
Brownville, Feb. 4, 18(54.
MIS 8? Ml WW
f Announces 10 1 tie laoie or u'ownvine ma ti
entity, mat me
h just ieccived from ihe ;
.110. kot 1
Kant a ma:uitkCii
i SUMIIEIt LIILLIIJEUT GOODS,
C litis: Hie of
l.adio and Jlifst-o U timet ntl lluU.
Kili!)u, Flower?, &.C..
ro which he invitethe attemion of the ladies, feel-
ins kshiiied they cauuot be tetter suited tu style, qual
ity or price. t,41-ly
PHILLIP DEUaElt,. ,
Main Street bet. First and Second Sis.,
X2xo wnvillc, oTo.
Keepfi ci ntntly on band the best qunlitymf
CllKWI.Vii AM' SMOKIXt, .
S 35 G li. S .
CanJirs, Plow and Fanry,
Orattfps.- R i fun. Lemons, -Dates.
r- J-'igs. Yufi, Jipyks Sfc, 'c. r
Jill kind o f Toys,.
PHftf'i acx'omrut3atin,"bh irjr.f ittTlotic and
wide ake to t be iuterot of 1 he public, and bus
th' bvt nsrf ni'-ut of Vanities in bia line ever
i.SVrcd in this inarket, atid is dctciuiincd Uot tv- be
under..!! for 'ASlI.
Mjrrh 3l.-t,61. n-IOvS lj .
Proprietor of tLe
m& mm im
GZ2 TX EC XT C3
Wes-t f tbe Missouri River, and will hiro them
to rt.-pi iKib'e i rtiii at rea-onnble rates
T K II MS C A S FI
A LARGE CORRELL YARD
By tbe ly, Wctk or Month on rcudonable terms
First Sircet between Main and Atlantic,
March 3Iat, 1SC4. n30-v8-lj
Warranted Garden Seeds
BLUXDEN. KOEXIG & CO.,
(Late John Garnett &. Co ,)
So. 50 Nuitti Nt-ciMul M.rft't. ab re Pine,
ST. LOUIS, MO.
Offer for sale at very ..w flKuren. a laree and wtrr
assorted slock of Agricultural ami Horticultural Impl.
nient. cmprtsinc everytbiiu necessary to the Farme
tot:eihcr ith a large and frc4i Kii(ply of
Laudmh's rtlfbraii'd tinrden Seeds,
TU1I OF 1SC2.
Tor which t!t(7 are the ole acnts. Their friends ci
rely uih.ii tailing from them eeU that are not on!
pure ut true tj name iu every instance. Also fla
feeds at lowest market rate. Ji'ineeSJ:arCiie ee
Top Onious. ate. . &-c.
CUTTti.S AM) TOlIACf'O SKR .
Dealers In seedo would do well to rci.d them thi
Seud for Almanac and lllntia Oioue erat
BLLNDJOt. CdEMli &. OsV
Feb 2. lS62n341r
MONS. DE LA MAKSHE
IN TOWN AGAIN,
And preparine la sell Stationery of all kind ten per
cent l.twer lu any one in towu dare t. Wili sell
wrniu; paper irom 4t eenu a qnire down to three
quiifs for flay rents, and other trie iu his line in
pr..p. rti.,u ucn Sli
CO Li IRK I) BATTUC SCKXKS.
riCTt)R ALS t)P ALL KtN'DS.
DA1LT PAPERS, AND TUB
LATEST KI.ITIOV OF SCITOOL BOOLS.
uecommeiiCed to be Ufed iu tbe Territory ; and pa rem
should be su.rued apmujl huyimi any other, as the old
"""'J 'n be " uf use entirety.
r "r.be ia A ieat iur heverat K istern Publishinit
-r c"" t'f'ore i..r auy ore, auy B.k, New.
Vaper. or Peri.-lu-i ,ht cau called for.
Hifr. Fh 't'wraptu, and Pu .t.rph Albnma,
vr mrm. v '"! S:ryc pi Viewa Micr.copeR. Prise
V Hal. ? U,Fu'y itle.aticellane.uBM,ks.
to . h ,,,r r-se'vea. where he i prepared
InuraVeli t"- eull" in ibe latest and
appravea .ty.e n xRSH,
' ' Ufct Story P.O. Bolldlnr, N . tKiO,
J , vppoaiie Nebra.ka Bank.
v n ir..t.r hrowntiite, Nebraska."
SLeff P 1 aud e.dbai t.
. I . . ' fco-tf .
! . D. C. SAXDEUS,
. Agent for
pncENis iNURAircE co:
1IAUTF0RI), COXX. . .
Prolia JniUe, Ex-ofilcio Justice of Peace
MM) AXO TAX-I'AYIXG AG EXT
Will malie out and take acknowkdgmanU 0f
Deeds, Mortgige,lijnds,ftc Ac.
Prompt att-'ntion paid to all business entrusted to
hla eare. Office over City Drug Store,
TJ-OWNV1XLE, li". T.
IS 14 11 REAYIS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
FALLS CITY. IZKBRATtKA.
tJ- Will practice In all the Courts cf Kebraska.
I; I B K R T V A K D VU K I O Tf v
THE SILENT TEAR.
Tbonph dnrk rlonds father round our way,
- We meet not stop to sorraw .
The aua that hides his face to dr, :
May brushtly ahiae to-morrow.
Ae t should he not , life's tbrm and cloud
Vlil baitUh sO forever.
And peace and rest be found at last
DeyuLdTiaie's rapid rivr.
ihe fitted toys that now we pMie,
Like au.uiun's leaves will scatter.
Ami frosn vai sight 1M fad-at lat
Like hunsbine from the water ; .
tut ateadfast faith and ncble deeds
Will nhiae around as ever,
Like guiding stars to lead us home
Across that silent river.
01SE MOtlE UNFORTUNATE. "
Tbe following sketch from Etiinund
Kirke's popular bo k eniiiled Among
the Pines," and is desciipti?e of a scene
oceuring in South Carolina. Mr. Kirke
has attained an enviable' reputation u
an author, and has recently been enag
td in lecturing in the Middle and West
ern Staioa upon "The Social and Politi
cal Characteristics of the Southern
Tiie family met al the breakfast tabl
at the uctial-hour; but I noticed that Jim
was not in his accustomed place behind
ihe Colonel's c hair. That gentleman ex-
hihite - d his uual rood spirit.-, but Madam
P looked t-ad and uxious. and I had
not forgotten the scene of the previwu?
While we were seated at the meal,
the negro Junius hastily entered the
room, a ud in an excited manner exclaim
td. "Oh, massa, massa, you must cum ter
de cabin. Jim htb drav'd his knife, and
he srvar he'll kill de fuss 'uri dat touch
He dones, does he !" said his master,
springing from -his seat and abruptly
K'aTiiij; the apartment.
, Remembering the fierce burst of pas
icn I had seen in the negro,' and fearinj
ihere was danger afoot, I rose to follow
..... 0 . ' rv 1 - -
eaying, as I did so: ' ; .;
"Jladam, cannot you prevent this?"
ca;jiio..sir ; I have already cone
alt I can.; Go and try to pacife the Col-
otit'l Jim will die before he'll be wliip-
pl .M .
Jitn was siandin? at the lurther end of
the oM cabin, with his back to the wall,
ami the large spring knife in his hand.
Some half dozen negroes were in the
centre of the room: apparently cowed by
his fierce and desperate look, and his
master was within a few feet of him.
'I tell you, Cunnel," said the negro a?
I eatered, "you touch my at your peril."
"You d d nigger, do you dare to speak
so to me?" said his master, taking a step
The knife rose in the air, and the
black, in a cool, sneering tone, replied :
"Say your prayers 'fore you come
nigher. for, so help me Gcd, you're a
dead man !M
I laid my hand on the Colonel's arm to
draw him back, saying, as I did so:
There's danger in him, I know it. Let
him go and he shall ask your pardon."
"I shant ax his pardon," cried the
black, "lcflf him an' me be, sir, we'll fix
"Don't interfere, Mr. K said
my host, pallid wuh rage. "Let me gov
ern my own plantation."
"As you say, sir," I replied, stepping
back a few paces, "but I warn you there
is danger in him !"
Taking no notice of my remark, the
Colonel, turning to the trembling negroes
aid: "Ooe of you go to ;he house and
bring my pistols."
"You tin shoot me ef you likes," said
Jim, with a fierce, grim smile, but -4 "11
lake you to h 1 wid me. shore. You
knows we wont stand a blow."
The Colonel at the allusion to their
relation.-hiu they were brothers, one
the owner of three hundred slave?, the
other a bonded menial, so poor that the
very bread he ate and clothes he wore
were another's,started as if shot, and
turuiDg furiously on the negro; yelled
out, I'll shoot yea' for that, .' you d d
"It." pears to me, Cunnel,-you've hed
'bout nufTshootin' round har lately; bet
ter stop that sort o" bisness, it might give
ye a sore "throat," said the long, lean,
loose-jointed stump speaker of the pre
vious Sunday, as he entered the cabin
and strode up to my host. .
"What brought you here, you dr-d
insolent hound ?" cried the Colonel, turn
ing fiercely on the new-comer.
"Wal, I cum ter du ye a naberly turn
I've kolclied two er yer niggers down
to,xny still, and I want ye ter take 'em
away," returned. ; the corn cracker, with
the utmost coolness. '
'Two of my niggers !' esclaimed the
ONE AND IN S K P ARAB L
Colonel, perceptibly moderating his lone
"which ones-?" j ' P'?,'
"A yaller gal 'nod a chile." V
"I thank you. Barnes; excuse my hard
words, I was excited." ,.
"All right, Cunnel ; say no more 'bout
that. Will ye send for 'em? .I'd hev
fotched 'em 'long, tut my wag'gin's off
jest now." - . .
"Ye?, I'll send at once. Have you got
ihem safe ?"
Yes. I reckon so! kotched 'em last
night, after dark, and they've kept right
still ever sinde, I 'sure ye but the gal
holds on ter the young un ter kill we
couldn't jet it 'way no how."
How did you catch them !'
"They got 'gainst my turpentine raft
the current driv 'em down, J s'pose."
What ! are they dead ?"
"Dead ? deader'n drowned rats 1"
replied the native.
"My God ! drowned herself and child!"
exclaimed the Colonel with deep emotion
It is terrible, my friend ; let us go to
(hem at once," I said laying my hand on
his arm, and drawign him unresistingly
A pair of mules were speedily harness
ed to a large turpentine wagon, and the
horses we had ridden the day before
were soon at the door. When the
Colonel, who had been closeted a few
minutes with Madam P , came out of
the house, we mounted and rode off with
the "corn cracker."
The native's farr was located on the
stream that watered my friend's planta
tion, and was about ten miles distant.
Taking a by-road which led to it through
the woods, we rode rappidly on ia ad
vance of the wagon.
- "Sort o likely gal, that, warn't the?"
remarked the turpentine . maker, after a
-Yes, ihe was," replied the Colonel,
in a half al siractfd manner ; very I.kely."
"Kill harself 'caue her man war'shot
by that handsome overseer ov yournl"
'Not altogether for that. I reckon,"
replied my host; "I fear the main rea
son was her being put at field work, and
abused by the drivor." f -'
tVThai comes of not looking.,arter
i!&:g yerself, Cuntiel. I en4- & my
niggers personally, and they keer a darn
ed neht more for this' world than fur
kingdom ewm. Ye cudn't hire -'em ter
ki'l 'emrelves fur no price."
"Well." said the Colonel, in a lo.v
ton, "I did look after her; I put her al
full field work myself !'
I3y- !" cried the nntive, reining
his horse to. a full stop, and speaking in
an excited manner, "I don't b'lieve it,
'taint t all like ye yer a d d seceshen
er ; .het comes uv yer bringin up but
ye'va a soul liggerfn a meeting'-bouse,
and ye cudn't have put that slim, weakly
gal inter the woods, no how."
The Colonel and I instinctively halted
our horses, as thi corn-cracker stopped
his, and were then standing abreast of
him in the road.
"It's true, Barnes," said my host, in a
voice ihat showed deep dejection, "I did
do it !"
May God Almig'ity forgive ye, Cun
nel," said the naiive, Starting his horse
forward ; "I wouldn't hev done it for all
the niggers ye've got."
The Colonel made no reply, and we
rode on the rest of the way in silence,
until we reached the corn-cracker's
"Here, Bill," said Barnes to one of
the negro men, as we pulled up al the
lurpentince distillery, "put thesb critters
up, and give 'em some oats, and when
they've tooled off a bit water 'em."
"Yas. yas,masja." replied the negio,
springing nimbly forward, and taking the
horses by the bridles, "an' rub 'em down
"Yas, rub 'em down right smart," re
plied ihe corn-cracker; then turning to
me as was dismounted, he said : "Strang
er, that's the sort o niggers fur yc; all
U7 mine are jest like hirn smart and
lively as kittens.".
"He does seem to go about his work
cheerfully," I replied.
"Cheerfully! d d if he don't all on
'em du ! They like me better'n thar
own young un. an' it's 'cause I use 'em
like human bein's;' and he looked slyly
toward the Colonel, who just then was
walking away in the direction of ihe run
as if in search of his drowned "chattels."
"Not thar, Cunnel," cried the native;
"they're inter the shed." and he started
to lead the way to the "spirit house.'
Not now, Barnes,' ! said, putting my
hand on his arm j leave him alone for a
little while. He feels badly, and we'd
better not disturb him just yet.'
The native motioned me to a seat up
on a rosin barrel, which I took.
Have you been here long?" I asked.
"Wal, nigh on ter six yar. I cum har
i h i fi It-; hJ
av Av ;
! I ! ! 1
E , N O W A ND FOREVER."
. V j
with nu thin but a thousu ter my back
slapped thet inter fifteen hundred acres
paid it down and then hired tew
North Carolina niggers hired 'em with
the cance of buyin' cf ; they liked eout
har. Wal, the nigs, all know'd me, and
they sprung ter it like blazes, so overy
year I managed ter buy: two of .'em, and
now I've got ten growed up, and thar
young uns, ihe still and all the traps paid
fur, an' ef this secesh business hdn't a
come long, I'd hev hed a right smart
chance o' doin' well.'
I'm satiified secession will ruin the
turpentino business, you'll be shut up
here unable to sell your pjoduce, and ii
will go to waste'
Thet's my pinion; but I reckon I kin
manage now witheoul turpintine. I've
talked it over with my rigs, and we
kalkulate, ef these ar' doin's go eny furjagin th law, an I m d d ef I touched
der, ter tap no more trees, but clar land
an go ter raisin' craps."
"What! do you talk politics with your
Nary a politic but I'm d d ef th'
critters don't lam 'em sumhow ; the'
knows 'bout as much uv what's goiu' on
as I du but plantin arn'l politics; Its
bizness, ad they've more intrest in ii
nor I hev, 'cause they've sixteen mouths
ter feed agin my four."
I'm glad, my friend, that you treat
them like men; but I have suyposed they
were not well enough iuformed to have
intelligent opinions oo such subjects.
.Informed ! wal, I reckon the' is; all uv
mine kin read, an sum on 'em kin write,
100. D'ye see thet Utile nig thar?'
pniniing to a juvinile coal black darky of
about six years old, whowas standing be
fore the 'still' fire ; thet ar little devil
kin read an' speak like a parson. He's
got hold, sumhow, uv my little gal's book
o' pieces, an' larned a dozen'on em. I
mke hirn cum. inter lh' house, once in a
while uv a-n evenin' an' speechify an'
'twould do year soul good to har him, in
his shart tail, wile an old sheet wound
roind him, for a toger' (I've told him
in' piay-actors du it so down to Charlos
on) an' spoutin out : "My ' name am
Norval;ende Grunting hills my father
feed him hogs !' The little coon never
seed a'sheep, au' my wife's told him a
flocks's a hera, an' he thinks 'hog' sounds
better'n "flock," so, contray-ter the'
book, he puts in 'hogs,' and hogs,' you
knows, hev ter grunt, so he gets 'em on
th 'Grumin hills;' anJ here the kind
hearted naiive burst into a fit of uproari
ous laughter, in which, in spite of my
self. I had to join.
When the merriment bad somewhat
snbsided. the turpintine maker called out
to the little darkey :
Come here, Jim.'
The young chattel ran to bim with
alacrity, and wedging in between his legs
placed his little black hands, in a free
an easy way, on his master's knees, and,
looking up trustfully in his face said :
Wal, massa !'
What's yer name ?'
Dandy Jim, Massa.'
Thet arn't all what's th' rest ?'
Dandy Jim of ole Ca'lina'
Who made you ?'
'De good God, massa.'
No, He didn't, God don't make little
nigs. He makes none but white folks,'
said the master, laughing.
'Yas He'.n do ; Missus says He'm ;
dat He make dis nig jess like He done
Wal, He did, Jim, I'm d d ef He
didn't, fur nobody else cud make ye !'
replied the man. patting the liule wooly
head with undisguised affection.
Now, Jim, sap th' creed fur de gem
man.' The young darkey then repeated the
Apostle's Creed and the Ten Command
ments. Is ihe it all ye knows ?'
No massa, I. knows a heap 'sides dat.
'Wal. say suthin more sum on 'em
pieces that jingle."
The little fellow ihen repeated with
entire correctness, and with appropriate
gestures, and eaiphasis, ihough in ihe
genuine darky dialect which seems to
be inborn with the pure Southern black
Mrs. Heman's poem:
"Tbe boy ftood on the burning deek."
Mrs. Heman's draped .in black!, I
exclaimed laughing heartily.: 4How
would the good lady feel, could she look
d wn from where she is, and hear a lit
tle darky doing up her poetry in that
D d ef I doant b'lieve 'twud make
her love th little nig like I do;' replied
the corn-cracker.- taking hirn up on his
knees as tenderly as he would have taken
up his own child.
Tell me, my little mar," I said : 'who
taught you all these things ?
I learned 'era my$elf, 6ar was the
You larned them yourself! but who!
fr7 - fiVv 1
taught you to read?
I larned em myself, sari'
You couldu't have learned that your
self; didn't your massa teach you?'
No, sar. ;
Oh! your missis did.'
No, sar !'
No, sar!' I repeated: then suspecting
the real state of the case, I looked him
sternly in the eyer and said: My little
man, its wrong- to tell Jus you must
always speak the truth; now, tell me
truly, did not your missus teach you these
No, sar, I larned era mysefT.'
Ye can l cum it. Stranger; ye moigbt
roast him crer'a sfow fire, un rot git nary
a thin? eout on him but thet,' said the
corn cracker, leaning forward, and break
ins into a boisterous fit of laugher. 'Its
him. Ueckon he did larn himself !'
1 musi know our wife, my friend.
She is a good woman."
Good! ye kia bei him on thet; she is
uv the stuff the Lord makes angel eout
I had no doubt of it, and was about to
say so, when the Colonel's turpentine
wagon drove up, and I remembered I
had left him too long alone.
The coachman was driving, and Jim
sal on the wagon beside him.'
Massa K , said the latter, get
ting down and coming to me; 'Whar am
In the spirit-shed.'
He was turning tc go there, when I
called him back, saying : 'Jim, you must
not see your master now ; you had better
keep out of sight for the present.'
No. massa; de ma am .ay de Cunnel
take dis bery hard, and dat I orter tell
him I is sorry for what I has done.'
Well, wait awhile. Let me go in
Accompanied by the corn-cracker, T
entered the turpentine shed. A row of
spirit barrels were ranged along each of
its sides, and two tiersoccupied the cen
tre of ihe building. Oa these a number
of loose planks were placed, and on the
planks lay the bodies of ihe metif woman
and her child. The Colonel was seated
on a barrel near ihem. with his head J
resting on nis liands, and hiV eyes fixed
on the ground. II did not seem to
notice our entrance, and, passing him
without speaking; I stepped to the side
of the dead.
The woman's dress, the common linsey
woolsey gown worn by her class, was
still wet, and her short, kinky, brown
hair fell in matted folds aroundTier face.
One arm hung Icosely by her side; the
other was elapsed around her child, which
lay as if asleep on her bosom. One of
its small hands clung to iis mothers
breast, and around its little lip phyed a
smile. But how shall I describe the
pale, sweet beauty of the face cf the
drowned girl, as she lay there, her eyes
closed, and her lips parted, a in prayer ?
Never but once have I seen on human
features the sirange radiance lint shone
upon it, or the mingled expres.Mon of
hope, and peace ar.d resignation t'ft
rested there aud thm was in the lt;
gone lime, wh n, standing by her bed
side. I wa'ched the passing away of
one who is now an an5el in heaven !
Come, my dear frteud, let us go,' I
said, turning and gently taking the
Colonel by the arm, Mhe negroes are
here and take charge of the dead.'
No, no !' he replied, rising, and look
ing around, as if aroused from a troubled
dream ; 'that is for me to do !' Then he
added, after a moments pause. :Will you
help me to get them into the wagon?'
Yes, I will, certainly.'
He made one step toward the body of
the dead girl,-then sinking down again!
on ihe barrel, covered his face .with his
hands, and cried out: 'My God! this is
terrible ? Did you ever see such a face
as that? It will haunt me forever!
Come, my friend, rouse yourself thh
is weakness ; you are tired with the long
ride and excitement of the past few days.
Come, go home I will look aft r hem.'
rNo, no! I must do it. I will be a
man again;' and he rose and walked
steadily to the dead bodies. Is there
any one here to help ? he asked.
Jim was standing in the doorway, and
I motioned 4 to him to come forward.
The greai tears were streaming down
his face, as he stedped timidly towards
his master and said : I will do dis massa,
don't yu troble yuseff no more.
It's good of you. Jim. You will for
give me for oeing so cruel to you, won't
you ? said the Colonel, taking the bla'ck
by the hand.
Forgib ye, masa ! I war all to blame
but ye-11 forgib me ! cried the black,
with strong emotion. -
Yes; yes; bnt say no more about it.
Come let U3 gat Julie home.'
But the poor girl was already heme
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4ferly advertisements, jartarly la adTaaca. .
la Tranc1ent AJrrUaenUf frsctinna ar t
qnire will bcbrsM for by the Una, at the rt of Ua
ccuta tt first wc&. and 6 cents each aabseqeeat Ht
home where her sufferings and scrrovrs
were over, and all her tears were wiped
We four bore; away the mother zti
the child. A number of blankets wera
in the bottom cf the wagon, and we UM
the bodies carefully upon thera. When
all seemed ready, the Colonel, who was
still sJanding by "the siJa cf the dead,
turned to my new friend and said;
Barnes, will you loan me a pillow1 1
will send it back to-night.'
Sartin, Cunnel;' and the farmer soon
gotjane from the house. Lifting tender
ly the head of the drowned girl, tha
Colonel placed it beneith -h?r, azl
smoothing back her tangbd hair, he gent
ly covered her face with his handker
chief, as if she could still feel his kind
ness or longer cared for th pity or the
love of mortals. Yet, who knows but
j that her parted soul, from the high reala
to which it had soared, may nojt have
' looked down, eave seen that act, aad
have forgiven him!
WHERE THE FUNDS FOR. WAR
HAVE COME FROM
In the course of the last three years car
armies have worn out and destroyed a
thousand millions of dollars worth cf
property. Where did it come from?
At the commencement cf the war large
numbers of persons were the owners cf
personolly property, some owning horset,
cows, sheep wheat corn: others barrels
of beef and hogsheads of sugar; others,
l-.ajej of dry goods; and others tuns cf
iron and coal. The whole cf this per
conal property in the country amounted
in the agrigate to some thousand million
of dollarst anc about one eighth part of
it has been handed, over by its owners
to the officers of Government, and consu
med in military operations. This prortioa
of the wealth of the country has been de
stroyed. Two powerful causes hove operated O
enable the comuniiy to contribute without
inconvenience, this" large portion o! its
active capital to the government. .. .
One of these is the change from a cred
it to a casn.system of trade. When cur
cojnmi?iorunrchant3 sold goods on eizht
month' time, and. our jobbers gave credit
of eiffht and ten months, and a whole sea
son's stocic was brought by. the cojatry
trade at one time, and the tendency of
the system ws to cause large stock gen
erally to be held onh.tnd. A considera
ble portion of these goods belonged to
banks. The notes of the traders which .
the banks of an intarest of an intrest in t
the merchandise for which the notes
were given. When the credit system
was abandoced the stocks of merchandise
could be very largely diminished, and
thui the Government found a preat re
servoir of unemployed capital from which
to draw. The traders, having ceased
to offer netes for disco nting. Tne banks
seeing no other safe way of employing
the ir capital, envested it in Government
notes and bonds. The merchandise
whictj formerly counted ihe casitar of
tiit latAs ha3 been passed over to the
Government and consumed, and the banc
cisiial'now exists in the form of Gov
Minient notes and bonds. A great deal
of individual capital also, which was re
leased by the abandonment of the credit
sustem,ha3 been invested in the same
But the funds contributed to the Gov
ernment have not come wholly from the
toc of capital on hand at waalih of tne
nation was rapidly increaseing. There
were a great many persons in tbe ccm
muunity who did not expend theTwhole
of their incomes, aud the aggregate of
these savings amounted to hundreds of
millions were made partly in the fotra of
merchandise and partly railroads, houses '
factories and oiher fixed improvements.
Since the war comenced thesa savings
have been to a considerable extent, pass
ed over to the Government in exchange
for coles and bonds.
, A plesant sketch of the Was!
family appears in ihe .Boston Journal,
written by William Drew, of AugU3ta,
Maine. There are seven ?ons in the
family, all of whom occupy prominent
positions. Israel, Jr., (late Congress-.
men,) the first born, is fifty years o!J,
and Collector of the Port of Portland. '.
Elhu B. began life as a printer's boy, -and
is now a member of Congress from,;
Illinois, Cadwallader has made a fortune '
in Wisconsin, and is now a Major-General
in our army in Louisina: Charles
A. is American Minister in Paraguay;
Algernon Sidney, never coveting poli- .
ticr.l life, has been and still is in banking
; ja jTa;n- Samuel B. went to sea early .
j an(j no,v a Captnin in oor navy; Wil-
ptain in our navy;
linn D. is Surveyor General of' Govern
ment land in Minnesota.
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