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crimen, coliiapi? & co.,
j . PUBLISHERS,
1 cjfceronBlock 24 Floor, 1111 Entrance,
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Boo work, andrialn and Fancy Job Work done.
thtb1 Btf on nort notice.
LIBERTY AND UNION, ONE AND INSEPARABLE, NOW AND FOREVER,
BROWNVILLE, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 1868.
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HOLLA DAY & CO.,
Trtoleie and Retail Deaier In
pKUGSMKDin PAINT, OIL, &c,
p, O Building, Main St.,
WM. H. McCREERY,
Wbolpxale and Retail Dealer tn
pmB iA's, Wal!-p3??r and Stationery,
Corner Xin an1 1ft Sis.,
Dry Goods, Groceries "ggJJ & Notions.
Foot of Vain Street Dear Levee,
WM. T. DEN.
Wholesale and Retail dealer in
. GENERAL MER ItANDISE.
Cflrn PI '.Mrs, P!ws SMves Furniture
COHMISJOyAND FOR WARDISG MERCHANT
otreei let Levee aud t.
p-'fffcwt market prict paid for Hidet, Pettt. Furt and
jroiuce, b, WALT. DiUN-
G M. HENDERSON. .
Dealer in Foreign and Domestic
DRY GOODS AND (iKOCEltlES
Main bet. 1st and 24 Sti.,
BEEit HALL, LUNCH ROOM
IS D LIGHT GROCKRT .STORE,
Main bet. lt and 2d Sts .
J. L. MdiEE & CO.,
M I'herr. n h'. k. M'n r"et.
H L. MATHEWS
PHYSICIAN AND bURGEON,
CITY DKUO STORE
A S HOLLA DAY M D
(Graduated in 1S51 ; Located in Brotcnville in 1SS )
PujM'cian, S won nnd Oi'euicsan,
Dr. il.tiuon ban ! complete eti .f Amputat
ing. T ep'ilning ao I Obstetric 1 1 iuitr im-nt.
OS.ce: Uoliaoayx Co's DruSrore.P. O.
r S. pe.':alttenti ti iriv-u t Ot.-t;Tri-f at.-i
the diiea9t of wtBn and rhiMrru. xt."'
" C F. STEWART" M L)"
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
doulb Eajt corner f Miin and F:rit Stre-w
timet HoCRK 7 t- 9 a. M.nd I t 2 and -7i
I)E KOHEST TOMER,
ATTORNE AT LAW AND LAND
OrriCK-InKew Court House Building, with Pro
Un Judjje. v 2-UV6
T.W.Tipton O.b.Hewett J.S.Cbr.rch
TIPTON, HEWETT &. CHURCH.
Attorneys at Law.
Oaee in McPheraou iBluck, Main it. betweeu 24 &.3J
I. W. THOMAS.
J. B. BttOADY.
THOMAS & BROADY
Attorney s at Law k Solicitors in i hancery,
Office over Dorey' Clotting Store,
TORNEV A.T "W.
NEBRASKA CUT, NKERASCA..
S. 11. HAKKIN'GTON,
Attorney anil Cuuse!i)r at Law,
Beatrice, Gage Co , Xeb.
' B. F. PERKINS,
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
Teeummh, Juhni n CJ.,Xb
CHESTER F NYE.
Attorney at Law and War Claim Apent,
BOOTS & SHOES.
CJhXrLES HE L L M E R ."
BOOT AND SHOE MAKER,
lftin Street S door below toe nlhest cotnerof 2nd.
Uakvn band a superior stock of Boots aud Sh ex
Bdi the best material and ability for doir.g
XSTOuttom Work done icith neatntm and ditpalc.
BOOT AND SHOE MAKER,
Main Between lit f. 2d Street
Ttkei tbii method of informicg the public that
hai on hand a aplndid assortnent of Gent'g and
Uttu'i MiMei'and Children!
BOOTS & SHOES.
tJ"Coiton vrort done witb neatnesi and diipatchJ
wpainin done on abort notice. In-30 tnna
J H. BAUER.
Manufacturer and Dealer ln
HJRXESS, BRIDLES Sr COLLARS
Hsndlngdooe to order atlfactlon guarrantied.
Shop on Main bet. l$t and 24 f..
JOHN W. MIDDLETON
Manufacturer and Healer in
HARNESS, BRIDLES, COLLARS,
k!pt and Lathes of ever.v description, Plastering
Ealr. Canh paid for Hide.
Carper Main Tr1 M R'..
6TJVE.V80M. P. O. CROSS.
STEVENSON & CROS, Proprietorf,
Thi Vt" vee Sl- betwean Main 4. Atl.nuc.
and H, n' u ct'oveuieot io t he Stenni Bt Landing,
ia busineas jart -f the City. Te het acrnino
in. itt lb CitT- n P,d w" be i.pred in mak-'wSSSTSSi'-
Boathaid. Main between lt and 2nd atreeU,
aiealsat all Hoan, or for Regular Brdera, at
to ual rates. 1 2-1 My
la. D. BOBISON. Proprietor.
Ual Livery Stable la connection with the
2- Front trre(, between Main and vTater,
J Iv. BEAR.
AGENT FOR THE
Merchant's Union Express Company
WESTERS UNION TELEGRAPH COLIPANT
laK'rfcrsoa's Block, 2d floor, Hall Kntrsnca.
STOVE & TIN STORES
JOHN C. DEUSER, :
STOVES, TINWARE, PUMPS,&c(
Opoocite McPberaon'a B'ock,
Manufacture and Dealer in
TINWARE STOVES HARDWARE. CARPEN
TER'S TOOLS RLACKSMITH'S
McPherBon'n ii.ck Hrcwoville. Neb.
WilldoBTrKSMITHINGof all kinds.
Makes Horte Shoeing. Ironing of XVagontand Sleight
and Machine Work a Specialty.
Shop on Main St., wet-t of MoPberson't Block,
J. W Sr J. C. GIBSOnT
SHOP on 1st between Main acd 24,
All Work done to orderSatitJ action Guarrantied.
II Li A C K S M I T H
Sh. p on Watvr Street Si.utb of American Iloufe
K?"('itom W'.rk ot alt kn4s ?.Icitd. 12-12
CONFECTDNERY A.ND TOY STORE
Fresh Bread. Cakes. Ojstcr , Fruit, Ac, on hand.
Soutbside .Niam betweeu 1st and 11 ireets.
J. P. DEUSER,
Confectionarie, Toys, , nitons, &c,
. i ' Main bet. Ut and 21 Sis .
Proprietor f tbe CITVT BAKERY. Fancy Wed-
dingCate fnruir.ed on bori untire t'eater
in CoDfec-ti 'Dii-ie KmitH and best Family Floar.
Main Street bet. Itt and 2d,
G. P BERKLEY,
CARRIAGE AND SIGN PAINTER.
Oraiuer, Gilder, Glazier and Faprr- Hanger.
All wnrk d ne on Shcrt Notice Favorable Terra and
Warranted. orfVe ..ver Tear St '? ' St re, Mi'i at..
BROWNVILLE, NEBRASKA. 12-21-ly
B A T II ROOMS.
J. L. HOW
BARBER AND HAIR DRESSER,
North sl''e Main St.. oppocite Furnitnr St- re.
TTas a splendid snit-f Baib Ruvub. 'Also a choice
Uck of Gentlemen's Xotiuad.
A. W. MORtiAN,
Probate Jude & Jcstite cf the Peace,
Court House Bail.il c, Mam .St.
J. C. McNAUGHTON,
Notary Public and I'onveyar.cer,
Agent for Nctional Life" and "Hartford Live
iioct insurance" vompaniet.
Offlct- in J. L. Ca'son's Bank,
UARULSON & ROBERTS,
BILLIARD HALL AND SALOON.
Vhitney'a Block. Main street, bet. 1st &. 2d.
The be t VCinetaad Liquors kept const autly on band.
R. V. nUOHES,
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE & REAL
OFFICE Court Hotue Building, Jirtt door, wett
R. F. BARRETT.
GENERAL LAND AGENT, AND
LAND WARRANT BROKER,
Will attend to Darine Takes for N jn-reidents. Per
sonal attention iven to making LocaMou. Lands.
mprcved anl uDiiuproved, for sale on rea-onsoie
xttu u nimvrn
REAL ESTATE AND TAX PAYING
tt;ii il nrnmnt .ttAnrinn tnthesale of Real Estate
and pavraent of Taxes thronghout the Nemaha Lnd
Ditrict. OFFICE District Court R;.orn. vH-n26
A. D MARSH,
CITY BOOK STORE-
SCHOOL BOOKS STATIOEKY,
Post Office. Main St.,
E. II. IWRCIIES,
Will tbe coming Sp' inn fplant crop In Gardens and
nlilvate Fame by contract. WiU aleo bve n band
weet Potato, Cabbage, Tomato & Pepper plants for aie
WORTHING & WILCOX,
And dt alert in all kindt of Grain for which they pay
the Highest Market Price in Cath.
OPPOSITE DEUSER'S TIN SHOP,
WAGONS, BUGGIES. PLOWS. CUL.TI
VII O H8. fcc. , Repai) ed o .hoi t ntite, at w rate
and warranted to give satisfaction. x-ll-mnn
Tax Collector for the City of Brownvitle,
HVZ attend to the payment of Taxet for non-retident
land owneri in Nemaha County. Corret
ponderu e Solicited.
Office on Main bet. 1st and Zd,
SMITH P. TUTTLE.
U S. Attittant Atnetur and Claim Agent W'U at
tend to the Protection of Claimt before the Depart
ment for Ad Bounty Back Pay and Penvont Alto,
to the Collection of Stmi-Aunual auet on Pentium,
Offlce over Cartons Bank Main street,
Ptrtont teithing Picturet executed in the latett ttyle
of the Art villpieate call at my Art Gallery.
Main sueet bet. lat and 2d street.
OKO.ir. DORSET. LOTEIR HOADLEY. CHA8.G DOBSKY
DJRSEY HOADLEY & CO .
RE AL ESTATE AGENTS AND
DEALERS IN LAND WARRANTS AND AG
RICULTURAL COLLEGE SCRIP.
OnV te Land Offit e Bu k'in.
Boy and aell imp'oved and unimproved Lands. Buy,
sell and locate Land Warrants and Agricmtnrsl C'.l
teire Scrip Male csreful selections of Government
Land tor Location. Homesteads, and Pre emptlona
Attend to con' est Homestead and Pre-emption cases
in the Land Office. Letteisof inquiry promptly and
carefully answered. Correspondence solloited. SStf
' KEIS WETTER & EARSMAN,
CITY MEAT MARKET,
Mala bet. 1st and Jad Sts.,
The Song of Grant's Soldiers.
Pile on the rails 1 Come, comrade all,
Wi'U sing a eong to-night ;
To-morrow, when tbe bugles call,
Be readj for the fight.
Be ready, then, wi h wild honah
To battle cr to die ;
When Grant shall yield, the Northern Star
Will lade from out the sky.
Hurrah 1 Hurrah 1 Hurrah I
Before as lie the rebel host,
Tbeir watch fires we can see ;
We laegb to hear the traitor's boast
Of Southern victory.
Three cheers for Grant, ani one more eheer
Until the woods ring back !
Ah ! well the rebel chief may fear
The blood-hound on his track.
Hurrah! Hurrah! Hurrah!
In freedom's cause our blades were drawn ;
Tbe traitor yet shall feel
Before the day of peaoe shall dawn
now strung is Northern steel.
Three chrers for Grant, my gallant men I
Give three loud roaring cheers,
Until tbe foe, within bis den
Shall tremblo while he hears.
Hurrah 1 Hurrah! Hurrah I
Thus far we've come through fire and flood ,
Still turtbr on we ll press,
Al'hougb the way be red with blood
As tb-ough the wilderness.
Thou chei-r, brave comrade, let the night
King with your lou t hurrahs
Fir Grant, w!it knows so wail to Sght,
And for the rvrtpe tnd Stars.
Hurrah! Ujrrah! Hurrah!
"Polly's Old Sweetheart'"
"No use tayitig any nor ?"
'Well, io tell you the truib, there's
not money ecuugti left. .Of course, if he
had io!d rue so before his deaih, I should
have looked after the place, and made
myself a tanner in station, as well as in
work; but I really thought I s-liould be
at le to play the pari of 'gentleman tiles,'
nnd go hunm:g four days a week in the
beason. . Now he's gone, iheie's not
enough left to work the farm properly,
let alone keepirg two or three fiue--kius
to eat their htads off. Beside, 1 ciu t
siand binff patronized. -Mel young Sir
William ye&ieiuuy. 'Mr. hue, us-d
to be Sam.' 'I've hard about the ttaie
of affair ; if it will be of any service to
you. I'll take the gray mare off' your
hand at sixty.' Tnank you. Sir Wil
liam Monk.' aid I, I'm much obliged ;
but I've refused eighty for her once or
twice.' Well, well, if vou like to end
anything from the Tarrn up to the H jue.
thr y .-hall take it at market rate?. Ii may
Itelp you a bit, you know Mr. White.
Thank you, Sir William Monk, said I.
not very graieful, 1 in afraid, lie meant
well, I dou t doubt; but, confound it, I
can't eland being patronized by a man I
was band-and'glove with ; so I must go
and see whether the fsun shines any
brighter the other side of the world."
"iou might, you know, bam, put tue
screw on for a year or iwo "
"That's true enough ; but I can t load
up manure carts here with all the people
lookiDg on. No, I shall go 1 know a
little ubut cattle."
Almost too much. Sam.''
Dou't laugh at me, Nunky ; on my
life, she was all right when you had her."
Yes, and went dead two days after
ward. Oh, Sam! you shoulJ have spared
"So I would have done, only you in
sisted on having her."
'Well, perhaps, I did; but you cer
tainly hid got hr into a very fine form
when the came, and I wouldn't lake
twice the money for her now."
We-ll, you see I have a prospect ; and
I'm offcext week."
"What will Polly say?"
Ah ! poor linle Poliy ! Here she is."
"Polly. Sam's going io Australia next
week. Ke won't be able to marry you
before he goes."
I shouldn't like to be married before
he goes. I shall ouly be eleven next
binhday, and mama says people oQght
not to be married till they're eigh'eeu
or nineteen, or morel so I'll wan till he
"But suppose I never came back,
Tnen 1 won't marry any one at all."
"No; never. You aid I was to be
your little wife when I gave you flowers
and .-ewed the butiu on yur coat. You
look off the little gold medal with a hole
in it, from your watch chain, to pay me.
So it's all settled, aud I shan't marry any
one elee. You mui colne and fetch me
wht-u I'm old enough."
'O;.. it will be no ue ; you'll be mar
ried io Frank Monk, aud be a lady theu."
What! that elupsd boy? I hale him!
Last time he was hre te pushed in the
eyes of my baby-doll, and melied her
poor nose against the kitchen-bars No;
I never will marry a cruel boy like tnai.
He might poke my eyes in with Sis dir
ty fiugers "
Well, well Polly ; I'll come back, if
you'll wan tor me, ihen."
Of course I will. When are you
Next week. I'll bring you a keep
sake before I go."
"I don't want anything, Sam, except
"I was going to av if I might have
Gip.' only to take care of for you, you
Have him?' I shall be only too
glad to find so kind a little mistress for
him, I'll bring him down next time I
come. Good-by, Pohy. Of course, as
you're my 'little wife,' I must kiss you."
"Of courte you must, Sam."
"Gip" was duly brought down, and
after a long leave-taking, Sam was gone.
When Polly had dried her eyes she
Mama, what's that ring on your fin
ger ? cot the wedding one the other ?"
That's a keeper."
"No, not that; the one with an emer
aid in it?"
"That's what papa gave to me when I
was en?aged 'o him. :
'I don't know ; because it's customary
to wear one, I suppose."
"Don't you think Sam ought to have
given me one mnma so as to show ev
erybody I'm engaged ?"
"Bless the child ! He's nearly old
enough to be your faiher. Run along
and finish your sewing.
"Nevei- mind mama, I've got the little
gold medal withn hole ia it, and I can
show theai that, caa'i I?"
Mr. HaUtead's been again to-day.
That's the fourth time this week. VVhai
on earib does he want here?"
"To tell you the truth. I think he
Oh. indeed! Our little Polly, too "
"Now, John! 'Little Polly !' She's
very well-grown girl, and was twenty
"Twenty-two ! How time flies ! It
seems but a little while since Sam White
went away, and yet it must be twwlve
'We ought to have a letter this mail ;
it's nearly six months since the last, John.
I wish that he would not write at all;
that girl WilT never get settled through
that uon-sense. She'll wait and wait, and
then he'll bring a wife home."
"There's no hurry. Bless my heart,
wife ! Why you were 6even-and-twenty
when I married you."
"That was your fault. I was quite
ready and willing years before, if you'd
only spoken up live a man."
"I tell you what, wife, it a a serious
thing this proposing."
"Well, I htpa the result has proved
as pleasant as the prospect was serious."
"All right, oJd lady. all right ! There
not much to grumble at."
Why any spectator, had there been
one, should have seen Mrs. Hazeel sit
ting on her husband's knee with her
arm round his neck and tears in her
eyes, I don't know ; but so it was.
But about Mr. Hahid, John ? '
"Well, my denr, if he speaks to me
as, I suppose, being a curate, he will I
shall give him leaf to spea'j to her. . I
need notltsk what you wouid do. I know
that every woman would like to have
one of her daughters married to a par
son, though I'm sure I don't know why."
"They're very nice people, John that s
why; much buer thau stupid farmers."
',Uh ! Why didn t you marry a curaie,
then you had iwo chances?"
"Because because I preferred a
stupid, pipe-smoking farmer, like a foo
like a wise woman, John, dear."
All right, old lady, I'll give my con
In due time consent was asked anil
given, and Polly refused the, curate, ten
derly aud kindly; offering hira sisterly
affeciion, whicrt was noi exactly what he
warned. And he laid his plaint before
"She says she's engaged, sir, and
showed me a medal."
And thereupon explanations were
given, and the curate went home worse
tnau ever ; so bad. indeed, that in three
months' time, being of good family, he
was obliged to be consoled by one of
seven girls at the vicarage, aLd as no
body said anything about his little affiir
at the farm, Polly attended in a sisterly
way as one. of the brides maids, as "it
would not do, you know, to have only sis
ters, though there are six of ihem."
Another year went by, and Mrs. Ha
zeel had hr-.r way ; there was no leuer
Farmers and doctors, and another cu
rate, oo. hacLjid se;ge to the fortress of
Polly's heart, and been beaten off, and
compelled lo'Vetreat iti despair.
Polly was as bright and lively, and did
up her abuudam hair in the same ravish
ing masses as ever ; but she had no love
for any one.
Old "Gib," toothless and a little blind,
used to trot about the place after her or
be carried in her arms; but as for grief
or care, Polly seemed to know ineta not.
At lasi her winter came.
Who do you think has come back,
Yes and his wife."
"No, faiher no don't say it. He
would not could not after all these
"Didn't I tell you so, Polly? I knew
he would ; they always do bring back
"Are you sure. faher?"
'No ; out old Gaiherwool told me he
saw them in the town. Sam, who has
grown brown and bearded and stout, and
a Utile foreign-looking woman, very
young, with him."
Poor Polly went to bed with a dread
ful heartache after all these years !
Next morning they had harc"ly done
breakfast when a chaise was driven up
to the door by Sam himself, and a lady
was in it.
Poor Polly ran to the door with her
fatber and mother to welcome him home.
"Put your foot on the step, Nina."
'Yes, uncle," said Nina, wiih a slight
ly foreign accent.
Polly no sooner heard ths words than
she ran away without a word and went
up-stairs and had a good cry, and then
came down all blushing and happy to see
"What! This Polly? My little
Polly! This fine, tall Hebe, my little
Polly ? I don't believe it. Oh, Polly,
how you have grown ! I suppose be
won't mind my having a kiss after all
ihese years, whoever he is;' and ihen
he kissed trembling Polly on the cheek
once and then talked to her father.
He had forgotten all this stout, bear
ded man who was as brown as a gipsey
and looked as old as her father! Was it
for this she had waited? This rough
looking, loud-talking, smoke-smelling
man this m as what she had waited thir
teen yesrs for !
And this, his welcome!
And then Polly was obliged to think
of her little guest.
Who was Nina ?
Well, Nina was Nina.
Well, then, she was, wiih her father
and mother, a child then of three years
old, on board the ship going out. and
took a fancy ta Sam and Sam to her;
and when the ship was wrecked off Cape
Patton he had managed to swim to shore
with her. The father and mother were
both drowned, and the child thus saved
became his. and he took care of it ; and
this was Nina his little niece or daugh
ter, and nurse and everything.
Old. Mr. Hazeel insisted on their stay
ing until they could move to the old place,
bought by S.tm, and so they used to idle
a-vay the tints, those three drones, all
Nina, as became her Italian nature,
could do nothing but gather flowers and
sing and dress herself; and Sam eaid
he had worked so hard on land, he wan
ted a land holiday as well as a rea one ;
and then Nina wanted taking care of.
and Polly went with them. After a
little, Sam got cross, and ate nothing,
and took long walks, and long ride, and
drank vinegar, and talked in a low tone
of voice, and stammered, and blushed,
and then left off kissing Polly at night,
and ihn left off kissing Polly at all, and
then, one day, Polly found herself cry
ing in his arra3, with her tears being
kissed away, before she well knew how
she had come there ; and after that Sam
talked loud, and smoked, and left off
drinking vinegar, and behaved again
like a rational being, so much so thai
one day he was allowed to take Polly to
church, and have an interview with the
minister, after which they wrote iheir
names in a book, and ihe bells rang, as
if no namenTad ever been written in
the book before.
It happened some weeks after this, as
Polly and Sam were sitting on the beach,
that Polly said :
"Sam, dear, I want to ask you one
When did you first think you know
after you came home?"
"Well, do you remember one day Nina
and I were silting down on the garden
seat, and you came to fetch U3 into tea,
with old Gip trotting after you, and Nina
was making me up a bunch of flowers?"
"Yes, Sam, I remember'"
"Well, dear, I asked you for a flower."
"Yes, I remember."
And you plucked a rose with a leaf,
Put it in your coat. Was it then ?"
"Yes, Polly, it was when you came
so close to me that I could almost hear
your heart beating. I made up my
mind then, Polly, that I was not too old,
and thai I might be happy again."
. "And are you happy, Sara, dear ?"
I don't think Polly heard Sam's ans
wer very clearly ; but she seemed quite
to understand that he was.
An Editor ln Disgrace.
The veteran of the lobby, Thurlow
Weed, might get himself into as bad a
scrape as he chose, and few would regrei
it. But we confess some regret that the
veteran editor. Weed, has got himself in
so discreditable a fix. In his testimony
he swears that he met ia a room wiih
certain persons to talk about impeach
ment ; that one of them had already pro
posed to buy the votes of three Senators,
and had thereupon been introduced by
him to Collector gmythe a man who
would be likely to have money to spend
for lhat purpose One of these persons
was a well known lobbyist, and connec
ted with the whiskey ring; one' was an
editor of ihe same paper with Mr. Weed,
and also experienced in lobby matters;
and the third was a United States rev
enue officer. This precious quartette
talked about getting money to influence
votes, and Mr.. Weed uttered not a word
of objeciion. They raised the money;
communicated from time to time on the
subject by telegraph to Mr. Weed, who
states that he did for them what they
asked, and knew that "it was about irn
peachment," and finaly they succeeded,
and Bent a jubilant dispatch. But Thur
low Weed, admitting bo much, cannot
perceive that his own integrity is in any
way involved. Perhaps long experience
has led him to look upon the buyer of
perjured votes as a perfectly saintless
person, and to ascribe all the blame to
the worthless wretch who accepts the
bribe ! There are not many men in the
country, let us hope, who would be will
ing to be known as having been concern
ed in snch a transaction.
A Litchfield Democrat lately ordered
his Republican paper discontinued, but
it kept coming. One of his friends sug
gested that they were trying io make a
Republican of him. "Well," said he,
"they'll find out they're casting pearls
Vallacdigham is proud of his record.
From discourses, by James Hamilton,
D. D. of London:
Those of you who are familiar with
the shore, may have seen attached to the
inundated reef a creature whether a
plant or animal you could scarcely tell
rooted to the rocks as a plant might be,
and twirling its long teniacula as an an
imal would do. Tnis plaui-animal's
life i9 somewhat monotonous, for is has
nothing to do but grow and twirl its
feelers, float in the tide, or fold itself up
on its fool stalk when that tide has re
ceded, for months and years together.
Now, would it not be very dismal to be
transformed into a zoophyte ? But what
better is the life you are spontaneously
leading? What greaier variety marks
your existence than checkers the life of
the sea-anemone? Does not one day
fbat over you after auoth-jr, just as the
tide floats over it, and find you much the
same, and vegetating still? Are you
more useful? What real service to
others did you render yesterday ? What
tangibb amount of occupation did you
overtake in ihe one hundred and sixty
eight hours of which last week consis
ted ? And what higher end ia living
have you than ih polypus ?
Amidst the importunate solicitation?
of daily business, many of us must accuse
ourselves cf unfaithfulness to the dead;
and when tranquil moments call up their
familliar imiges, we marvel ho.v we can
deal so treacherously with the great arid
good departed. Vanished from our
view, expunged from our correspondence
dropped from our very prayers no longer
expected as visitors in our home3, it i3
marvellous how faint and intermitting
their memory has grown; and we up
braid our ungrateful fancy that it pre
serves so liule space for old benefactors
and the once-cherished friends of our bo
som. But the same fate awaits our
selves, we too are going hence, and when
we aro gone,
"A few will weep a little while,
Then bless our memory with a smila."
One or two may cling to it with tender
fondness, while existence last? ; but even
with friends affectionate and true, ten
derness will soon soften into resignation,
and resignation will subside into content
ment will dull away into sheer forget
fulness. An Eloquent Appeal to Soldiers.
The following extract from the call of
iho Soldiers' and Sailors' National Ex
ecutive Committee for the Convention
which assembled at Chicago on Tuesday
last, is as pertinent now as before the
"Treason defeated in the field must
not rule at ihe ballot box.
"Opposed to you are arrayed the late
Confederate army of th3 South, and
their more treacherous allies, the Cop
perheads of the North. They conjointly
seek to distract and divide the friends of
"But yesterday they were using the
bullet to overthrow ihe Government ; to
day they are using the ballot to control
"They fought ;o keep the rebellious
States out of ihe Union ; they ere now
voting to accomplish the same results.
"They would make loyalty a crime
and treason respectable.
"They would.dishonor the loyal living
and make infamous the memory of the
"They have organized midnight
Klans." and made assassination a
"They have revived the spirit of the
rebellion, and renewed its atrocities and
Those enemies of the North who are
ready to clasp the hands cf unrepented
rebels in the Souih have persistently
opposed you through the war.
"They discouraged enlistments, leav
ing you unsupported in the most trying
exigencies. They libelled the national
credit, that they might diminish the
sinews of war and subject ycu to privat
ions and hardships; as mobs they fought
against you in our streets, diverting the
troops needed in the field to watch and
restrain their p:otticg3. Tcey have
closed the door of public office against
the wounded soldiers, and opened it to
the scurvy politicians.
"Comrades, you are the victims of
th&se malign and treacherous influences;
yours is the power to correct thm.
"Let the same epiri: that guided you
in war counsel ou in peace.
"We urge upon you unity and action.
"The loyal strength of the nation'
must move and act with unbroken col
umns, and newer victories will reward
the same cause for which you have made
so many sacrifices."
A Democratic minister, who ha
Democratic measles bad.y, has arranged
a new version of the Lord's Prayer,
which he thinks a great improvement :
"Our white Father, who art in a white
heaven: hallowed be Thy white name.
Thy white kingdom come; Thy white
will be. done ; give us this day cur white
bread, and forgive our white brethren
who differ from us. and carry out Tby
curse on the colored population. Lead
us into white temptation to oppress the
blacks, and deliver us from Republican
and negro evils ; for Thine is the whim
kingdom; Thine is the white power;
Thine is the white glory, for ever and
Mr. Buchanan's Last Ilcars.
A Lancaster, Pa., special to the Phil
delphia inquirer gives soma interest!:
facts respecting ex-President Buchana' i
last hours. We quote :
On Sunday evening last, the nL' t
before his deaih, Mr. Buchanan w,
visited by his physician. Dr. Carpsm . '
Djring the interview, Mr. B. request. .
the doctor to get him a drink from t
favorite spring on his estate, noted Ki
lls pure water, lne water was o-ta
ed and drank by the deceased, wha a,
peared to relish it highly, after whL.i
he turned to Dr. Carpenter and said :
"Dr, I do not know if the spirits v' ,
the dead ever revisit the earth, but i;
mine should ever do so, I doubt nor thjt
I would be found wandering around tht
old spring." . .:
He ihen requested the doctor to g
down and get some supper, and on .hit
return Dr. Carpenter found the deceased
breathing fast and hard, and the word 4
quoted are the last ones he was heard t
uiter, except some sentences which vitTn -unintelligible.
A few days sines Mr. Bjchanan bad
an interview with hi attorney, H. C.
Swarr, Es. Mr. Buchanan stated t-.
him that he knew that his end was ap- '
proaching, and he directed his remains t '
be placed in the lots ha had purchased
for lhat purpose in the "Woodw.trd HiU
Cemetery." without any pomp or parade, '
and that the religious services of th 4
occasion should be performed by hi '
friend and neighbor, Rev. John W Nat
in. Knowing him to be a member of th9
Masonic Order, and that it is usal for '
that Order to attend ihe funeral cf ita
members, Mr. Svvarr asked him wheth
er, if ihe Masonic and other cecities, ,
with the city authorities, desired to par
ticipate in the ceremonies, it would ba
agreeable to him to have them da so. Hi
"Certainly, if it 13 their p!ei?ure, and ,
hyare not moved to it b aolio taticc. I
have a high regird for the- Masonic
Order, although for years not a working
member, and the Mayor and CcuucilsoS
Lancaster have in my life-time manifest
ed kindly regards for me."
He desired his lots ia the cemetery to
be place in good order, but wanted no
large cr expensive monument to be er-'
ected over his iemains. He requested
that there should be a simple but sub
stantial oblong tomb erected, the cap
stone to be the finest and most durabla
marble, on which he specially requested
should be cut, in Roman letters, the fol
lowing in scription, and nothing mora;
HEBE BKST3 TDS B!TXiIV3 07
JAHE3 Bt CliANA.V,
Fifteenth President of the Coired 9tfctes,
Bora ia FaixkliioaiitT, Pizzfjinnli, Apnl 2J,
Died at Lis residence at Whsatlaud, Lan:s-dtir
adding, "with the diy cf my death, now
During the conversation, ha said:
"The principles of the Christian re
ligion were instilied into my mind ia
my youth, and from all I have observed
and experienced in the long life Provid
ence haiV'ouchsafed to me, I have only
become more strengthened in the convict
ion cf the divine character of the Sivior,
and the power of atonement, through
His redeeming grace and mercy."
I have no fear of tha future. Pcjt
eatity will do me justice. I have always
felt, and still feel, tint I discharged
every public duty imposed upon ma, con
scientiously ; I have no regret for any
publio act of my life, and history will
viudicate my memory from every usi'ist
aspersion " .
The Rev. Dr Nevin, President cf
Franklin and Marshall College, at Lan
caster, preached the funeral sermon.
He disclaimed any intention of pronounc
ing cn ihe political policy of the deceased,
claimed lhat it was too soon to judge it
fairly, adding: "Whatever may be
thought by others, now or hereafter, oi
Mr. Buchanan's Presidential adminis'.ra
noa on ihe eve of" the rebtjilijn, he him
self never changed his mind in regard
to the righteousness or wisdom cf tha
course which he saw prop?r to pursue.
That his own policy was thwarted a::d
overwhelmed by another policy, altogeth
er different, mever led hint to behevs
that in the circumstances of the countay
as they then wore. hi3 own policy was
not right "Had I to pass through
the same state of thing3 again,' ha woull
say calmly but firmly, '1 do not see, ba
fure Gud, how I could act other wisa
than I did act."'
In conclusion Dr. Nevia expressed
his confidence that they ex-President
died in the Lord, and that his friends do
not eorroiv as those who hate no hjpa.
The following ia an exact cpy cf a
surgeon's certificate, furnished in aid of
a soldier's claim for bounty, and now on
file uth War Dpjrt meat: May th
10 I her By cirtify oa honor that I
a practioa phisiioa Did waightoa
and treat Co. R. Inftry
who died at-wuh chronic disentary.
A pract phisoa." Another "pact
ion" certified iha: a certaia soldier disd
cf "informatioa oa the brain;" another
that a dpaih was caused by "disease
contracted for in the service ;" and an
other, that the diseasa of which a cold
ier died was "new money."
An exchange reports a very natural
comment oa the aerocui's action ia throw
ing a boula cf claret ovrboard to lighten
the balloon. Said Pat, "And why ths
divil dida't they drink ; ?"
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