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-''LIBERTY AND UNION, ONE AND INSEPARABLE NOW, AND FOREVE R.'
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BEONVILLE, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 1865.
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STAPLE AKD FANCY DRY GOODS
BOOTS & SHOES,
H&inSirret between Firs-t and-Socond,
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CHAS. G. DORSEY.
April U li. 184. -Ul2v8yly
EDWARD W. THOMAS,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
J. A. HEWES.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Solicitor in Chancery.
UXD AXD COLLECTING AGENT.
BEO WH VILLE N. T.
C. -TIIUUMAN, . .
pijnstcicm S Suvijcort
E. S. liUUN?, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON!
RTortxcvlxci, Oity, 3NT. T
OFFICE AT HIS RESIDKSCE.
" July 2Sth, 1854. n47-v8-pdly
Front Sireet, between Main and Water,
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CABINET- iu aKER
Corner 2nd aiid Maiu S:reets,
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C. W. WHEELER,
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On d'WiTubfv" the Kiiltimorc ('ii tf.inj Store, is
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rt lotutid . I'm i li ui-r MtPiitione n'wca to
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C. F. S'iMVAKT, VI). A.S. IIOLLaDAY, MU.
FHYStCIAfiS AHD SUr.GEOKS.
Sonih -Efst roni r .f Mim-nnl Fir?t Street?
OrriCK HorRg -7 t 9 a. m. and 1 to 2 and 6 J to
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Pnwnvil'e,Nel.r-kn. May 5lh. 15- N" S4 ly
Millinery & Fancy Goods
Kala Street one door west ot the Post Office
.A inperioT stork nf Spring and Rummer Goods
i last received . Everything in the Millinery line
kept constantly .on hand Drers-Majng, tonnet
Bleaching nd Triuiming don to or K;r.'
MarcTi,18fi5. v-n-2H-ly '
" C. II. WAL U C u
(Successor to W.,M. C. Perkins)
Okk dook vejt or tfs ekowStii.lk nor,
Vm.W. Invites atten lion to his Card or Album
rhotographs,e,lo bis beautiful Jviry-like Aicbro
'ypes, which are univcrFally'iimiited to be equal
. toany pr,iducdd in thu, or any o'j;er country.
He will give his undivided attuntion to the busi
&eu, snd hopes to merit a share o. rublio patron--Satisfaction
BACK T9 THE OLD STAND !
JOSEPH R IT TT T V
Teald rfpctfni inf.m hi! o'.d enstomfrs that he
) e everyaii, i Vi . b'ni "P''d"! a.bortment
'-esana Jewelry od, on u
layer's Cathartic Pilfc.
Thank-Go tv.-.-r 'iWiry won!
The biv,;:r L:s . , iiAw,1' '
And cruiuTcI i ibeu$t tii-co fne : r.
While tbev who'a the linger dared,
And they wbj, bare the triali shared,
With wreatb of deathlei gfVry crowa'd,
Tbbnk God ! aflast are'Ldnerard bound."
Shoulder to sbonlder they hivre rtood,
On many a field of war and tlnl ;
Tng-ther fought on battle pUin,
Together wcjit fr comr.ide shun,
The soldier braTe.fnd trid and true.
Wil! bid eah othef now adieu,
Ar.d with all honor, glury cruwn'd,
Ench warrior chief it "homeward bound.
Th drnm ehall m"tcr them no more,
Nor cannon snd it deadly loar ;
Th bu-le cill they will not boar, ,
liut v.ico of l.yed ones fill thir ear.
Toe batLl' 8hix:k.the dunaon'i gloom,
They'll change f.r joyi of tome, eweet home ;
Oh I m ly home with pleit;' crowa'd ,
Await each soldier "homewaid bound."
Endt last, this cruel war r
Oh! mother, Fister weep no more !
Let all your fears and sorrow cease, '
And hail the holy dawn f petee.
Come with your smiles nd kind wordf,come,
And bid the hero ? welcome borne f
lit comes with wreath of laurel crown 'd, '
Your soldier boy is "hoiatwud bound." :
No more to tread the picket lice,
No more in hospital to pine,,
No more 1 lonK for words from home
To chetr the weary prison gloom. ;
No morejto lush to deadly strife,
No "n.tre to peril limb nd Mt
For peace at Usl nweet peac is founi,
And they who sauht herf "h juieward bund."
Whit is the pittance that he shares ?
For all the soldier brares and da es,
For who like himleares hotusand friends,
flis country's honor to delend T
Oh 1 bad the soldier's courage failed,
Our banner in the dut bad trailed,
And liberty her grare had found
And slarery been with triumph crown'd.
When the red tide cf bottle lowered,
Or when defeated, orerp.werjd,
Still firm the mighty phalanx stood
Like rivers Tan their her., blood "
Tiiey left their dead iq thou wnds slain.
And rallied 'round their fl g; agin.
Tbey saw tin flg with victory crown'd
.And HOW thr'rt jcan-liioa -lv-
Tbey come to us all battle worn,
Tbey bitng our Sag with bullets torn,
Yet aith its stains of battle gore,
Tis dearer, holier, than before,
For liberty is born anew
Beneath that dear liu.l, White, and Dine,
Then bail) the fljg with victory crotra'd I
Then bail 1 the soldier uhou.e ward bound."
But there are bnndred thousand slain,
Who tltcp uion the battlo plain ;
Aud thereare thousund hearts that yearn
For those wh o nevar will return.
Oh 1 while we rito each deathless name
Ujxm the sacred soroil of fumj.
Let us provido for those that mourn !
i nd comfort tho?e vbce hearts are torn :
Whose s'tis with brighter glory crown'd
A dearer , better "Home" have found. '
A STORY OF THE BORDER.
"The Rebels are comm aaio, and
this time, tbey will do us more harm, I
am afraid." These words were spoken
ly an old man. in a low, truutled voice.
"I am not at raid, father. I enjoyed
looking trt their browo faces and dirty
uniforms lat time they were here. A
motley crew they .were, but ihere was
some hatidrome faces among them."
'Ytu will never learn to look at life
seriously, Annie. Can rr.y daughter
trust those who have been faithless to the
best Government this world ever knetf ?
I depise these trait'ors, and tremble
when they enter cur State. They
will teach us yet that we should, for our
own honor, have kept them out. God
grapt, my child, that they may spare us
the lu;le we have ; it is not long 1 t-hall
"TrouVle come? soon enough, father 5
don't le us borrow it'. You look tired
and anxious. Go to sleep and forget
these Rebels; 1 don't believe they aro
coming, and if they do, they will pas'i
our store ; there is" icq Utile in it to
waste their time upon."
The qjd man kissi-d his daughter, but
lf.ft rhe room witn'a sd, troubled face.
Annie Drown leaned her head upon her
band, and seemed absorbed in thought
They must hare.been pleasant thoughts,
for a smile la up her fair face, and once
she laughed right merrily.
"Poor, dear father; I wish he was not
so hopeless. I'm mot afraid, but rather
Mrant to ee the dirty traitors again."
Annie Pown was a fragile-lookiog
"irl, small, and Ter jouthful in appear
-ti eyes, and a face
whose beaty consisted in its eter
g expression. She iat still for a lonl
time, and gradually the smile changed
into sadness, and a weary expression
stole over her facp. She was pn only
child. Her father was old and iufirm
her mother's time was occupied m house
hold duties; herein attending the little
store that formed their whole support.
When Annie lay down that night, it
was not to sltep ; a vague fear came over
her, and she lay thinking of her father's
words. Annie bad known enough of the
trials of poverty to make, her cling to
the little they had, and she offered up
and earnest prayer that, (JoH would, save
that to them. She, had sunk into nn
uneasy sleep towards morning, from
which-she was awakened y strand
voices beneath th window. Springing
lighily out of bed. rhe gently opened
the shutters.and listened to the speakers.
'Demand five hun Ired thousand dol
lars, and if they cau't or won't piy it.
the town must be burned according to the
General's orders. Let us be uick, it is
an ugly job, and the sooner it is over,
the better." .
Tiiese were the words which fell on
Annie's ear. There was no mistaking
them, and in early dawn she could dis
tinguish that the speakers wore the uni
form of officers.. With a heavy heart,
she dressed herself.then quietly descend
ing to the store below, she tied all the
mony in the drawers into a small bag,
and fastened it around her. Then noise
lessly she' went about the house, filling
every vessel she could find with water,
and carried them into the store. The
work w2s fast finished when her father
vWhy, Asnie, child, what are you do
ing?" he asked, vainly trying o conceal
his alarm. s
Preparing for the rebels father," she
answered smilingly, for no matter what
sad and anxious thoughts Annie Brown
might have, her father always saw a
smiling face. It was a long time before
Anne would" 'tell what she had learned
tut her father's earnest questioning drew !
it frrm her; . and whn the old man
Uuid , me omjnous wnnis hdv1 ariU
strength teemed to leave him. His had
bpen a weary life of ttruggling and dis
appointment. of little gain and many
losses ; and now, in the sunset of life,
when he had gathered a few comforts
into his little h"rne, he was to losf nil.
Annie turned frwm her work to comfort
her father. Gently she led him into the
little back'room, and tried to infuse some
of her -own brave spirits into his, but in
vain. OIJ age cannot look upon things
with youth's hopeful eye. While An
nie 'alked, suddenly red lights ghnced
in at the window, and the aunjiphpre
grew thick with smoke. She left her
father, and hunyiug to ihe door, a sceue
burst upon her that beggars disenption.
The whole town was blazing, Asfar a
the eye could see, it was fire fire eve
rywhere. Through the dense Mnoke she
could distinguish hundreds of figures run
ning wildly to and fro. There were
wild shrieks, and children's screams of
terror, mingled wiih the tramp of sold
iers and the crackling of the flames.
As the bewildered girl stood looking
at the fearful scene, three soldiers came
and ordered her 10 leave the house.
She fixd her dark eyes upon them, aud
begged, for her father's sake, that their
little home might be saved. Vhey laugh
ed at her plea$ng, and at the tears that
were crusjng down her cheeks. She
saw 'hat tears and words were in vain,
and as they threw iu ihe burning torches
she sprang to her buckets of water, and.
with, a courage that seemed superhuman,
extinguished torch after torch.
The rude soldiers looked in wonder
at the brave girl, and would have left
her in tne house she had so nobly saved,
but for one more brutal than the rest.
Drawing a pistol from his breast, he ex
claimed with an oath : '
"Put out another, torch, woman, and
your life shall pay for your boldness." .
Annie neither saw nor heeded the
pistol, though it was pointed &t her, and
the fierce angry face cf the soldier told
thnt he was in earnest.
Another torch was thrown upon the
floor, another bucket of water extinguish
ed its red glare. There was a . bright
flash, a loud, quick report. The soldiers
paused in their work to see the brave
girl fall. But there she stood, her
cheeks flushed, her eyes glaring defiance
ready to extinguish another torch.
"Pour on the Camphene, boys, and let
us burn the fiend."
The command ' was obeyed, and the
white flame spread over the store the
.brave girl had vainly tried to save.
T ve this place, soldiers." said a
voice tf autn.)ri y, and a uil officer en
tered he door.
"You deserve your home, brave girl,"
and seizing" bucket after bucket, he threw
tb8 wertt on the flames that were rap
idly grtning heidwiy.'
Some one to help her, .Annie's spirits
rose again, and together they worked;
the officer only pausing to. look at the
bright eyes and flushed facp of the brave
and now beautiful girl.'' Tbey worked
long and steadily, and saved the li-tle
house, but the contents of the store were
gone. The work and excitement over
Annie lean-d languidly against the door
aud gazed stdly round her. Bending
over the dreary girl, the officer whisper
"Tell me your name," noble girl ; I
must go now, but you .h til see me again."
"My name is Annie Brown," she an
swered ; and who must I lhauk for sav
ing my home."
It was a Rebel, sweet girl, who you
shall see again ; he has saved your life
and honor to. Far well." .
Annie could, see his tall figure but a
moment, for it was lost in the -black
smoke that covered everything She
turned from the heated .heavy atmosphere
and found her mother.and father in the
little back room overcome with grief and
"The store is gone, 5ear father, but
our house is safe, she saidcheerf ully.
"And you saved' it my child. God
Tears rolled down the old man's
cheeks as he drew the little dreary fig
ure to his heart.
And Annie felt more than repaid for
her labors, when her father proudly
smiled upon her through bis heart. .
A week of fearful suffering followed
that day of. fire. Neighboring towns
eut bread to the famishing and clothes
to the naked. But thousands- were
houseless and beggared who bad lived
in luxury and "taste. They lingered
among .he ruins, hopeless nd helpless.
ciintrin to the tdackened walls aruLliv
mg mem because they had been Jhomes.
Annie Brown's home was a refuge for
many who knew not where. to lay their
heads; and the little she had saved was
freely shared with those who had noth
A week of toil," privation, and suffer
ing had pissed, but bravely Annie
Brown had borne it. She had seothed
and comforted those around her; and
had felt the cravings of hunger that
others miht not suffer. But even An
nie's courage and bravery was commen
cing to fail, she sat upon her little back
porch vainly trying to check the tears
ihat would come, and thinkingsadly and
hopelessly of the future.
All were asleep within the low house
and she sat wondering what sh could do
to keep hunger and wretchedness from
those she Io?ed so well. A w-ary pros
ppct lay before her and a prayer rose to
her lips that God would teach her what
to do. . .
The prayer was scarcely cffered.when
she keard a Ijttjf, quick; step; aud look
ing up, slip haw a tall form beside her.
She tould scarcely dis'inguish it in the
darkness, but as the figure turned to
wards hr, the light from the window
fell upon him. and Annie recognized the
officer who had helped her to save her
house. . . .
He put his finger to his lips and whis
"1 am alone, Annie, and have risked
everything to see you again. .
She did nut speak, and he eat down
beside her. .
"Are you not glad to see me.Annie ?"
"Yu have saved my life i and all that
I have I owe to you; but," she added
"that is very little, and God only knows
what we are to do. It would have been
kind soldier, to have tbaken life, too.
when all else were gone. Vfe are beg
gars, and you have made us so.'
He did hot seem to notice Annie's
hbitter words, but drew her to hirn. At
first she resisted,; but his strong arm was
around her, and there was something in
his manner that soothed the weary girl.
He told her of "his hotreof its' beau
ty, its wealth, its luxury he said he had
come to ffer it to her. He told her of
hi3 love ; that she would le to him more
than all else ;.- that he would shelter and
comfort her, and she should never know
sorrow, or trouble, or weariness.
Annie listened to the strange, sweet
words. Her life had been given to oth
ers She had borne her burdens alone
and unmurmuringly, but life seemed of
ten weary and full of care. The stran
ger knew this, for he could read worn
an's heart, and he could whisper ; word.
that would soothe ond win. '
Hour after hour flew by, and still An
nie listened to his glowing description
and low, loving words. Jt was past mid;
night,, and the officer's voice sank lower
as he whispered :
"Annie 'will you -go wiih me, trust
me, and all I have told you shall, be
".Where shall I go?", she asked.
"To the sunny South, and be ay, lit
'le bride." " ,
H drpw a glittering ring- from. hi-
finger opd put it upon her. He turned
that'ibe light might fall upon. the dia
mond. It fell upon his f-4ce. It was a
tiandsnm face ; but that made her trem
blt She knew nothing of the world
beyond her home. She had listened and
believed the honeyed words that had
been whispered. But there is little af
finity between purity and voicsTand one
look roused Annie from her dream of
love and brought back the realities of
life. She drew her hand fro.nj his, and
taking the ring from her finger, said :
"I cannot go. God bless you, soldier,
for what you have done; but I cannot
go with you." . ;
The calm, decided tone surprised the
lover, but he did not quit his suit. Ev
ery art of persqasion was used, but m
vain. The more earnest he grew, the
more decided Annie became, and when
he found persuasion was of no avail, he
resorted to force.
Annie's brave spirit rose'as the dan
ger became more imminent. Her hand
was upon the door, and m calm, meas
ured tones she said :
"Soldier, you have been kind ; for
ibis I thank you fr, but I blush - that I
have listeued so long to a traitor that I
have trusted even for an hour who be
lieves neither in faith or in honor. Go
back to your comrades, . and remember
that weak woman, alorje, and tn the
dead of niiht, dared to say she
4 You shall pay for your scorn, proud
girl, if love is sweet, revenge is sweet
er."" He drew a pistol from his breast and
fired. Annie saw his design and moved
quickly, but the shot passed through her
arm. The noise roused the house, and
they hurried to the door.
Aunie was alone. The traitor and
coward was gone. She was pale and
faintfrom thcrioss of blood, but it prov
ed only a .flesh wound. And as she
looks at it now. she tels those who come
to her how she was saved, that "a trait
or may b kinJ, but he never can be
The testimony proving the complicity
of JeflVrson Davis is very full and ample,
but cannot yet-be given to the public
with any conijiieten'esg of detail. I may
pr t pei ly slate, howe.er, that it consists
not merely of oral, tut also of documen
tary eviden:e letters (of J. D. and to
J. D )sent on frum Canada and Rich
mond, .picked up in New York and fur
nished by the ciiizens of Washington.
I may aUo state, I suppose, without
involving the witness' safety, that a man
who has, been a member of Jefferson
Davis' official family for the past-four
years, has been here from Richmond,
and testified before the court in secret
session, that he has seen a letter from
Jtfferson Davis to George N.. Sanders,
advising, as a last resort, the assassin
ation of President Lincoln and the whole
Cabinent ! General Grant being in the
court-room, rose andfdesired to vonchfor
the good character and credibility of : ihe
Among the incidents that have inter
lined the great events of the past few
week, is one mentioned in connection
with the conference between Gem Candy
and Commissioners of Kirby Smith to
negotiate the. surrender -of the Trans
Mississippi army. The capitulation was
directed on part of the rebel commission
by S. B. Buckner, Lieut Gen.;C. S. A.
By a striking coincident it will be seen
that the same man who makes the last
formal surrender of the rebellion to the
national army, also made the first one by
the rendition of Fort Dpnelson and its
garrison-to General Grant in February,
1S62. This Geri. Buckner has been
Alpha and Omega tjf the downfall of the
Confederacy. -' ' ,
Sam Slick says he knew a man down
East whose feet were so big that he had
to pull his pantaloon? ever his head.
SPEAKING IILS MLNii.
Old Deacon Holhcuse had a habit rf
frequently thinking aloud-' Especially it
any matter. troubled him, he had to talk
it over with h;rns.elf before h:s peace cf
mind could be restored-. Oae day he was
alone in his barn, picking hay from the
scaffold to the mow, whea his . cefgabor
Stevens went U n ' hirn. Stevens heard
a voice andlisULoJ, It wacfTiLie Bencn
talking. ;to. himself, He was condemning
in the strongest, terras the'extrvagLce of
the, minestex's vjfe.
"She sets a worse exnmple than Sa
tan!" exclac;el.the. Deacon, by. way cf
And having freed his minJ, he was
prrparing to come, down from the loft,
when. Steavens glided out of the barn,and
came in again just as the peacon landed
on the fljor.
" How d'ye do. Deacon?" m'ed Ste
vens.. 'T.want to bcrow, your. half-bushel
an h?jur or two."
"O, sartin sartin," said the Deacon.
The masure was put into . neighbor
hands,' and he departed.
It was a peaceful community.tbe minis
ter's wife was an excellent woman, not
withstanding her lov-e for finery; and I)ea
con Hobhouse was of all men the least
disposed to make trouble in . the society.
Her ce the sensation which was produced
when the report circulated that he. had
used almost blasphemous language in
speaking of that amiable lady, The
sweetest tempered woman would not like
to hear of a grave and influential Dacou
declaring that she "sets a w;orse example
than Satan !'"' The minister's wife, whose
ear was in due time reached by the report,
felt in a high degree incensed, and sent
her husband to deal with the honest old
' The latter was astonished when tdd of
the charge against him. .
'I never said so !" he solemnly aver
red. "You are quite positive that you never
did ?" iaid the minister.
"Jleaven knows ! It's taUn as false
can be J" exclamed the Deacon. "What'
ever thoughts! may have had about your
wife' extravagance ; and I am now free
to say I do think she has set our wives
and daughters a-running aftr new bon
netsand shawls, and such vanities
whatever thoughts I've had, though, I've
kept 'em to myself ; 1 never mentioned
'em to a living soul,nevei !"
The good man's earnestness quite con
vinced the minister that he had beenal
sely reported. It was therefore neces
sary to dig to the root of the scandal.
Mrs. Brown, who told the minister's
wife, had heard Mrs. Jones say, that Air.
Adams sa'd that Deacon Hubhouse said
so ; and Mr. Adams, being applied to.
stated ihat hi had the report from Stev
ens, who said that he heard the Deacon
say so. Stevens was accordingly brought
op for rx;mitation, and confronted with
."It's an cutrsgecus falsehood !" said
the Deacon. "You.know, Stevens, I
never opened my lips to you on the sub
ject nor to any other man."
4,I heard you say," remarked Stevens,
cooly, "that the minister's wife set a
worse example than Satan; and I can
take my cath of it."
"When?" Where?" demanded the
Cyln your barn,' replied Stevens, "when
I w;ent to borrow your half-bushel."
- "There never was su:b a lie, Stevens
Stevens,". aid the quivering Deacon
"you know "
- ''Wait till I explain," interrupted Ste
vens. "I was on the barn floor, yoy
were up cn $9 scaffold, pitchjng hay
talking to yourself. I thought it too
good to keep ; so, just for the joke, I told
what I hpard you say."
The Deacon scratched his head, looked
humbled, and admited that he might in
ihat way have used the language attrib
uted to him. To avoid trouble in the soci
ety, he afterwards went to apologize lo
the minster's wife.
"You mast consider," raid he. that I
was talking to myself ; and when I talk
to myself, I ant apt to speak my mind
Cure For the toothache. Some people
have the toothache; to them it -may be
interesting to knovv without a five-dollar
fee thathetween the tip of the left-hand
thumb and the nose there is a great con
nection; the nerves of the nose are con
nected with the rr-outh, ' aud tcothachs
may therefore be cured by the applica
tion of a musturd poultice to the tip cf
the left-hand thumb.
A musical festival of German .sitters
is to take phce at Dresden 'in the.ccurss
of the summer." No fewer than sUieea
thousand six hundred vucalists are already
anncur.cedcf whom. eight. thousand w.Il
come from Saxony and. ihree .thousand
five hundre-i from Prussia. Ti is lho-jght .
ihat. twenty-fenr thousand, in all, will,
In my. Iat I bri-fly tnenuensi t!.v
barbarous flc'geinsr.br rather-sticking,"
of the Arab prisoners sent in a ecu; la cf
days before from the camp?. In th? hurry
of catching the . steamer I . had hardly -time
to. report the punishment, and, to say
that it. hnd pn duce-d a very hai 'ger.!TiIt
eflVct. It hnd begun the dzy before t.o .
arrival cf Prince Arthur, and ia cnmpl;':
ment to,h?rn the fcaxr?ps operation was ,
suspended daring his- brief - stay, to. ba
resumed, as scon as tho Enchantress left,
with greater vigor and cruelty than ever.
One of the victims was Sheikh, Hadji .
Moubarik, a. man. cf great infludr.cs
among the, Arabs, and-who more thaa
any. one else contributed. to the late re
volt. -This unhappy man. though sixty
seven yeajs of age, was ordered by the
Bey to receive two .thousand blows, ahi
of these every- o;e was .inflicted wit
nessed ;ihe first part of this punishment,
but was unable to see it out. the cruelty.
was so revolting. The wretched prisoner
was thrown on his face on a piece ctr
mntting, with his feet tied together and
his head anu .s"houlers held down by a
soldier. The blows were Iaid on across,
the hips and small , "of the., back -with a
thick aspen stick, as heavily. &3 a strcnj
man could deliver them, and a? on? tired
another. took his. place, while.. third,
counted the blows, and shouted "striki.
harder, strike harder !" When the victim,
had received three hundred blows, - hd .
called out imploring them to -kill hirn
right off, but the only result was that tha.
stick was wielded with more brutal yicr
than bef or. The ' whole two thousand -;
blows inflicted, and at their confjusica.
the victim was taken up dead. Seven
ottiers shlekLs received ejeh fifteen
hundred blows ; of these also tv'o ' died
under the infliction, and the other five
within half an hour afterwards. Of thcaj
who received five hundred blows, I ara
told, five died after. being thrown icta
prison. Nearly the whole of these vie-,
tims were old men, many of them abova
seventy years of age. I hear it remarked,
that no fewer than 132 500 blow3 have,
been given to this one batch cf pri:?ners,.
and at the camps, I am assure punish-,
ment of similar barbarity is dealt out
daily. For the honor of humanity, it is.
to be regretted that none of the Consuls
have interfered to prevent this brutal
cruelty. Here was a matt&r (n . which
all'might have joined in a remonsirar.ee
which the Bey wou!d not havif dared 16 .
disregard, and yet thus far not one of the
whole body has uttered a word of protest
against brutality which one might' suppose
to be impossible within the range cf
English or French influence in il is nine-.
teentU century. Among the Arabs them
selves it is said that the act has decided
them to emigrate wholesale to Algeria,
where the French offer them free settle-,
ments and many other tempting adyanv
tages. Under French authority the. will;
at least be secure against crueitv which
makes the blood curdle, and which ira,
disgrace to even thi3 semj-barbarqui de3-.
potism of Tunis.
In the trotting match, ruilg l;?a!s..threa'
in five, at Union course to-day. Kentucky
nare. Lady Thorne, owned by Sam. lie
Laughlin, beat Tanic and Stonewall Jack-,
sop a the extraordinary time cf 2 :21 3-4..
,The only everlasting pecp.Ia . ca eart
are the shoemakers.
. - ' - . . . . .
The flag of the Union wave rtt'sj
of the rebellion wavers. "'
The mere idle a rumor is, the busier
it generally is. . : . ., ,
. Those who hav seen a pit-fall, will
please inform us how it,, fell. -
. A Spiritual Inquiry--Is it lik'ely. that
ghesta talk ia the dead langauges ? ,w
- Littie boys should he seen 'and z.zl
heard, as the chap said when ha ccaUa'i
say his lesson. ' ; " "
Why is the Star Spangled Barrier,
like the Atlantic Ocean ? Bitrsa it
will never ceae to wave. - 1.:1
. When a person declares iit Vi z-v
is on fire," is" It etiquette to blew n cut 1
. -A tcuple cf clog dancers East ars as
ccucced as "Duoterpichore-: cloJto
mists." . Wheyl .
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