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"Jf any man attempts to haul down the American Flag, shoot him on the spot." John A. Dix.
PLATTSMOUTII. N. T., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28, 1805.
IS I't'BI.IMlKD EVLRY
II. I HATHAWAY,
EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR.
on Main rc- t, opposite Aiuiaun, Do.
v-.v 4 Co.'.
Terms: $2.50 per annum, invariably
Hates of . ldrertising.
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ATTOUXEV AT LAW,
PLATTSMOUTII - - NEBRASKA.
T. .11. JIAKUriSTT.
attoiim:y at law
Solicitor in Chancery.
ri.ATTSMolTM, - - NF.r.R.ASKA.
i. ii. v..j.;s:m:k,
COMMISSIONER OF DEEDS,
Tire and Life Ins, Aj't,
Act'iit f..r c t.. i t.fUnn iitf;in-t (t""rnmt?nt,
ff r it", i l.fir i tuwi hu I minor A
I -r I (it i-fi li t r,''. -n -f Lau atM City prt.j, cr
ty, l.fi'in: I tTim.-nT'S i'yin-ul of Taxs iu all
ynrtof N-!t.i -Ja mil WeMrm l.iwa. Attend t
uit hciiii' j rtuirjiiiir t a "ener. LanJ , liiwuraiice,
Tai l'iitif :rfl l'llti!in Ajfcucy.
7ttf i - t all bu- iiirs mn iu Nebraska.
riatfii.oti'.h. N. T , May Ki, riW.
K. C Lewis
K-al K"t .t A.i-nt. Tax l'.iy-r f ir l.i j au i Ni lira
K.t Titl- f 1 aii'l inv-tiatwl, fi;.
tysA'J l-'i-n:'-i f ritruit1-! to lui c:ir will revtive
j-;"ru(it .in. nt
l'l.tltut .lUtli, -N.T., Ajiril 20li, tf
Xalioiinl Claim Affency.
WASHINGTON D- C-
F. M. DORRINGTON,
PLATTSMOUTII, - - NEBRASKA,
Ii pr-psr'l to iircwnt am! pruwiif c!:iims ln-f j
..ir.i. .C'l'irt ifi'iiiiii a:iil thn l,irttii--iit.i. t-
t i-. n- .n-, liiinn! . ;iq i ii .iinty i.an.'-
r-i:r'i. C'-T ii.'ir..- mi'irr:it--. a lid ill pmiMirti'iil to
It..- .tut mm 'l the cliiia.
Aril Hi, 'OS.
V. M. DDKKlN'jilO V
DiM'atf ol" the I've.
DR. VV. E. LAWRENCE,
Treats a!l Pi -i-' "f tt. Kye. He ai rauij a cure
lu every inkwi in Ii iuJ.
tT"o:iii.i ;it tlie Nrlira lia Housf.""
Platt-ai-iiili, April li', 15.
a m m
t m pri-par'.l to furni-li .iU whi rimy faor me
with th:r atr.mitp., wilh I.xliiig, im;ip ineH'd or
tH- trii liv th- wpt-k. j. V . CKtlW.
I'lntcsm ulh, April 1H, yl
"WATCy MAKER and JEWELER,
PLATTSMOUTII, . - NEBRASKA.
A jr o l n-.-ortmcnt of VVhI Cl' Pens,
J-welry. Silver War, Fane l.oi Violins and Vi
u'iQ Trimminp'. al"'vs n hnd. A!lw.rk coiii
iMtti'.i to hi- "r will be vrarmiitei!.
April 111, l-i'i."'.
TO FREIGHTERS and FARMERS!
71 A Till F. SHOP.
We have oiient"! a Blacksmith, Otitflttiiit; and Ma
cliino Shop on
Main Street, South Side,
herr you can Ktrt aay kiud of work dune In mr line
We L ne a
in conniption, w here all kin'I of wo d-work will be
Uotie on hj t ui lue. fCAll work warranted.
W. 1. (tKIKFIX C O.
r!attm )'"c, April 1. "fij.
TOOTLE, HANNA & CO.
Hnois Corn Planters,
TOOTLE, HAKA CO,
SOUTH AMERICAN WAR.
President Mitre, on receiving the
news of the wanton invasion of the Ar
gentine Republic, issued a proclama
tion to his "fellow countrymen," sum
moning them to their posts as citizen
soldiers. According to the press of
Buenos Ayers, the proclamation has
been received with enthusiasm, and all
political parties are said to be united
in a determination to support the Gov
ernment. According to present appearances,
the war may become one of the most
important that has yet taken place iu
The land forces of
Paraguay are estimated by tne JSue
nor Ayres Standard at 00,000. ihose
of the allies Brazil, the Argentine
Republic and Uruguay are expected
to reach soon o.000. But the greater
number of this force has vet to be rais
ed, while the Paraguayan force is al-
ready in the field. It is thought,
therefore, that it may take a few
months before the allies can assume
The combined population of the
three allied countries so far outnumbers
that of Paraguary, that the success of
the latter would seem to be impossi
ble. The Paraguayans hope, howev
er. J that they will find many allies in
the northern provinces of the Argen
tine Republic, and in Uruguay. In the
Brazilian province of Rio Grande,
which will now be the first to be over
run by the forces of paraguay, the
slaves form a vast majority of the in
habitants, and by giving them liberty,
President Lopez would detach this val
uable province from Brazil.
It is evident that the issue of this
war may have important conseqnences
for a large portion of South America.
Senator Sherman of Ohio on
a Uuiuu iuuicuimn hclJ in T'iolc-
away county. Ohio, on the 10th inst..
Senator Sherman made a speech in
which he took high ground iu favor of
negro suffrage. He said:
"If we can put negro regiments to
garrison the Sollth and give them bay-
s , t
onets, why can t we give them votes f
Both are weapons of offense and de
fense. Votes are cheeper and better.
Bothar part of the military necessity
put upon us by the rebellion. Both
are unpleasant to the rebels, but medi
cines are not usually savory.
I conclude, therefore, on this sub
ject of negro voting, that in all States
who can claim their full rights under
the Constitution it is a qnestion for the
State, and that in revolted States it is
a question of policy and military gov
ernment, to be decided by the national
authorities until the State is fully re
stored to its former condition. In some
of the Southern States I would leave
them under military rule until ihey
provide the only sure security for the
future; that the negroes should have
their share in reconstruction, as they
have borne their share in fighting.
Negro voting may not su't our nat
ural prejudices of ca-rte. They may be
ignorant, docile, easily led, and not
safely trusted wilh political power; but
if you admit all this they have been
true and faithful among the faithless.
They have joined in putting down the
rebellion; and now to place them
at the mercy of those they have helped
to subdue to deny them all political
rights to give them freedom, and
leave them entirely subject to laws
framed by rebel masters is an act of
injustice against which humanity re
volts. Suppose you deny them suffrage,
what then ? The Southern States gain
by the freedom of their slaves fourteen
new members of Congress and as ma
ny electoral votes, not three-fifths.
but five-fifths are contented. If you
give the same men who revolted this
increased political power, what safety
have you ? Suppose ten years ago
they had this additional power, Kansas
would hare been a slave State this day
and they would have had ample politi
cal power to subvert your Government
without a resort to arms. All the evils
that I perceive may arise from a mix
ed voting population, are insignificant
cempared with the only two alterna
tives: the restoring to rebels vast polit
ical power, and the danger and vast
expense of military governments."
TIIC L'MTCU STATES-
M. de Montalembert has just pub
lished an article in the Correspondent,
headed "The Victory of the North in
the United States," which the jJvenir
J"aiiGnal descrioes as "an act of con
trition, and an open disavowal of the
fatal doctrines which formerly led him
to call for an 'expedition to Rome in
the interior." The military virtues
displayed by the Americans during
their tremendous struggle of four years
duration, seem toM. de Montalembert
nothing in comparison to their civil
virtues. The citizens of the United
States did not have recourse to suicide
to get away from fear and suspense.
They were not the people to imitate
those despairing sick who prefer im
mediate death to prolonged suffering.
He thinks their conduct in time of trial
a grand lesson for those European na
tions which, though a heroic as need
be on the battle-field, are "intimida
ted and demoralized by every civil
danger." The Americans have given
to the world the "glorious and consol
ing example of a people who saves it
self without a Caisar." The Avtn'.r
sees in this homage from an old apos
tle of intolerance a striking instance of
the power of liberal principles.
THE HOXIlUn.. TREATY.
The Treaty between the United
States thd the Republic of Honduras,
is officially proclaimed. It provides
for perpetual amity and a reciprocal
freedom of commerce and .navigation.
Honduras engages to open negotia
tions with the various Governments,
with which it may have relations, for
their separate recognition of the per
petual neutrality, and for the protection
of the contemplated Honduras inter
Oceanic Railway, from the Atlantic to
the Pacific Oceans.
Honduras agrees '.hat the right of
wav or transit over such route shall be
at all times open ana tree to tne oov-
ernmentand citizens of the United
Slates, for all lawful purposes whatso
ever; and in consideration of these
concessions, the United States engages,
in conjunction with Honduras, to pro
tect the same from interruption, seiz
ure or confiscation from whatever quar
ter the attempt may proceed, so long
as the spirit and intention of this article
on th's subject shall be preserved.
Kl; OFFEltS FOK JEFF.
The Detroit Advertiser publishes ihe
following liberal offer from the enter
prising Capt. Jerry Sanders, no con
nection we may say, to George N.
He says :
St. Clair Flats. May 19, lSGo.
To Hon. E. M. Stanton, Secy of
The undersigned respectfully pro
poses to the United States Govern
ment that he will pay the sum of SB,
000.000, in consideration of the Gov
ernment leasing him the body of Jeff.
Davis, the late rebel Presiding officer,
together with the female habiliments
worn by him at the time" of his cap
ture, r urther, that if the .Depart
ment will muster out of service the 4th
Michigan Cavalry, he will, at the
sanction of the Department, employ the
nun as a guard of the same, and re
turn him (Jeff) at the expiration of
one year in as good condition as when
received, natural wear and tear excep
ted. At the same time bonds will be
given in accordance.
Very respectfully, etc.
And a New Yorker, through the
Post makes the following offer :
The Government has offered $100,-
000 for Jeff Davis and has got him.
1 will give the Government 250,000
for him, with his petticoat on; and I
will exhibit him through the country,
petticoats and all, as the last of the
"Chivalry," and give one-half of the
gross proceeds of the show for the
widows and orphans of our soldiers,
and for the martyrs of Andersonville
and Libbv Prison.
"Somebody has found out a new
way of taking pictures, by whiclwhey
can be taken better al night than in the
daytime. A photographer has missed
several from the frames that hang by
his door, and dosen't approve of the
jgIt is anticipated that the Atlan
tic Telegraph will bo in operation next
CO LIV T 10.TiLC.TIItKT
Rebel EYiiigralion to Rrazil
The wVtir- Orleans Picayune makes
the following statement:
"We understand that a number of
the most prominent Generals and En
gineers of the Confederate armies, for
the moment uneasy, or apprehensive
for the future, contemplate going to
Brazil, where they expect to find a
more independent home and better em
ployment for their skill and talent.
We also learn that the same movement
is contemplated by officers and engin
eers of the Confederate navy, with
whom, personally acquanted as they
are with the Brazilian shores, the idea
"It is, likewise, said that many of the
rank and file, both of the army and na
vy, apprehensive of the difficulty of
getting employment; and following the
example of their leaders, are preparing
to emigrate to the valley of the Amizon.
This is properly discountenanced by the
leaders, iff the best interest of their
followers, as ill-judged and every way
unwise. Indeed, we cannot see how it
is possible for many of them who have
families, or even them who have not. to
raise the nectesary means for such an
emigration. It would probably cost
SI, 000 for even a small family to go
to the Brazilian shores and support
themselves for six months, a year or
whatever length of time it might take to
find or establish themselves in their new
homes, if ever found; for it is the ex
perience of all mankind that the life of
an exile whether voluntary or involun
tary, is that of a discontented wander
"Some of the officers, we understand,
are the more apprehensive for the fu
ture, because of the fact that before
secession they belonged to the United
States army, or were in service under
the Government. It is doubtless true
that such persons, if they desired it,
would not be permitted to go back their
old places and employment. They can
not, therefore, avail themselves of the
generous permission of General Or
ders, given to the mass of the Confed
erate army, to resume their former
a vocations in life.
A gentleman while taking a drive
through one of our country towns, ac
companied by an Irish servant, had the
misfortune to get h's vehicle smashed
and himself and companion thrown vi
olently to the ground, by his horse ta
king fright and running away. The
gentleman was somewhat, bruised, not
seriously. His principal loss was that
of his wig which had been shaken off,
and on picking himself up, he found
Pat in a most ludicrous condition, hold
ing on his head with the blood trick
ling through his fingers and his mas
ler's wig in the other hand which he
was surveying with the most ludicrous
alarm and horror.
" el . Pat " said the master, "are
you much hurt ?"
"Hurt, is it? Ah, master, dear,
don't you see the top of me head in me
Pat in his terror and confusion, had
mistaken his master's portable head
piece for his own natural scalp, and
evidently regarded his last hour as
Mr. Isaac Newton, head of the De
partment of Agricultural at Washing
ton, has issued a report for the months
of April and May, in relation to our
agricultural prolucts, their prospects
and conitions. The report shows a
falling off of the foreign and govern
mental demand, and treats at length
of the reciprocity treaty, now about to
expire. Soeaking of the prospects of
the growing crops, Mr. Newton says
that "the crops of IS65, both at home
and abroad, promise an abundant har
vest; and should this promise be real
ized, prices must fah; especial under a
continued decline in the value of gold
But no estimate can yet be made of
what thesecrops will be, for they are
not free from serious and unfavorable
casualties. It is still expected, how
ever, that the summer will show an
increased export of our wheals, be
cause their quality is superior; and the
recent advance in English prices, al
though small, indicates that the inferi
or wheats, which hare been weighing
down prices, are consumed sufficiently
to relieve the markets from their de
PRESIDET JOSISO OS XE-
The most pointed views of Presi
dent Johnson on negro suffrage have
just been made to the delegation of
Quakers, who called on him with a
petition asking that the influence and
power of the Government may be so
wielded, as to secure to all persons
without distinction the equality of right
and franchise. In response, President
Johnson said be would not make a
speech, but would talk to them in the
spirit of friendship and fraternal re
gard. He wished ;o talk to them as
though they were all members of the
same family. He told them of the
difficulties in the way of conferring the
right of suffrage, as they desired, and
gave them many instances of his ex
perience among the slaves of the South
whose habits and feelings he professed
thoroughly to understand. But one
great act might be said to have been
fully accomplished by the war after
the restoration of the Union, and that
was the complete abolition of Slavery.
There are many other things that
would require time to accomplish, and
among these might be the question of
suffrage. He next referred to his own
experience it the rebellion, and to the
fact that while ha had suffered person
ally and pecuniarily, and in other
ways, he had no complaint to make,
out wouu uo nia best to bring peace
and order to the country.
aTA person of an observing turn
of mind, if he has rode through a coun
try town, has noticed how curious
youngsters alon the route will fill the
window with anxious faces in order to
get a glimpse at the passers by. Our
friend Jonathan, peddler, drove up in
front of a house one day, and seeing
all hands and ;he cook starring from
the window, got off from his cart, and
the following dialogue took place with
the man of the house :
j vubn - XIasthcro toon & funer
al here lately ?"
Man of the house "No, Why?"
Jonathan "I saw there one pane of
glass that didn't have a head in
Man of the house "You leave blas
ted quick, or there will be a funeral."
A Difference. Henry Clay, in a
speech on the compromise measures,
in the United States Senate, July 22,
"If Kentucky tomorrow unfurls the
banner of resistence unjustly, I will
never fight under that banner. I owe
a paramount allegiance to the whole
Union a suborbinate one to my own
State. W'hen my own State is right
when it has cause forresistence when
tyranny and wrong and oppression in
sufferable arise, I will then share her
fortunes; but if she summons me to the
battle field, or to support her in any
cause against the Union, never, never
will I engage with her in such a cause."
Robert E, Lee admitted that Virgin
ia was wrong in attempting resistence
to the Government for redress of griev
ances, but chose to go with his state
against the Union. Who doubts that
Mr. Clay, if alive, would say that Lee
should hanj as a traitor.?
GLIE FOR READY USE.
To any quantity of glue use common
whiskey instead of water. Put both
together in a bottle, cork it tight, and
set it away for three or four days,
when it will be fit for use without the
application of heat. Glue thus prepar
ed will keep for years, and is at all
times fit for use, except in very cold
weather, when it should be set in
warm water before using. To obviate
the difficulty of the stopper getting
tight by the glue drying in the mouth of
the vessel, use a tin vessel with the
cover fitting tight on the outside, to
prevent the escape of the srints by
evaporation. A strong solution of isin
glass, made in the same manner, is a
very exeellent cement for leather.
ESFA well known wag stepped in
to Appleton's and enquired "Have you
"The woman in Wite ?" "Yes,' re
plied the clerk. "All alone ?" asked
the searcher after literature. "Yes,''
responded the clerk. "In the dark ?"
still queried the questioner. "Yes,
sir," again promptly answered the at
tendant. "Well, all I have got to say
is," retorted the wag, "you have a
mighty nice thing of it. Good bye !'
ARTE.tlLS WARD IN RICH
Irnmejutly on my rival hero Iperceed-
ed to the Spotswood House, and callin'
to my assistant and a youn man from
our town who writes a good runain'
hand, I put my ortograph on the register,
and handia' my umbrella to a bald bed
ed man behind the counter, who I 'epos
ed was Mr. Spotswood, I said, "Spotsey
how does ehe run V
He called a called purson and said :
"Show thegen'lman to the cowyard,
and give him cart number l."
"Isn't Grant here, I said." "Perhaps
Ulyssis wouldn't mind my turrin' in
-Do you know the Gin'ral?" inquired
"Wall, no, not 'zackly but he'll re
member me. His brother-in-law's aunt
bought her rye meal of my uncle Levi all
one winter. My uncle Levy's rye meal
"Pooh! pooh!" said Spotsey, "dont
bother me," and he shuv'd my umbrella
ont the floor. Observin to him not to
be so keerless with that wepio, I accom
panied the Bfrican to my lodging.
"My brother," I said, "air you aware
that you've bin 'mancipated ? Do you
realise how glorious it is to be free?
Tell me, my dear brother, does it not
seem like some dream, or do you real
ize the great fact in all its livin' and ho
ly magnitood ?"
He said he would take some gin.
I was shown to the cow-yard and laid
down under a one-mule cart. The ho
tel was orf ul crowded, and I was sorry I
hadn't gone to the Libby Prison. Tho
i should have slept comf'ble enuCFif the
bed-clothes hadn't bin pulled off me du
ring the night, by a scoundrel who cum
and hitched a mule to the cart and drug
it on. i tnus lost my covenn' ana my
throat feels a little husky this morn
Gin'ral Ilalleck offers me the hospital
ity of the city, eivin' me my choice of
He has also very kind placed at my
disposal a small-pox ambulance.
There is raly a great deal ef Union
sentiment in this city. I see it on every
I mot . ,, tn.day I -am not at lib
erty to tell his name, but he is au v
and influencial citizen of Richmond, and
sez he, "Why! we've bin fightin' agin
the Old Flag ! Lor' bless me, how'sing'-
lar." He then borrer'd five dollars from
me, and bust into a flood of tears.
Sed another (a man of standin' and
formerly a bitter rebael), "Let us at
once stop this effooshun of Blud ! The
Old Flag is good enuff for me. Sir," he
added, "you air from the North! Have
you a doughnut or a piece of custard pie
I to!d him no, but I knew a roan from
Vermontwho had,just organized a sort
of restaurant, where he could go &make
a very comfortable breakfast on New
England rum and cheese. He borrer'd
fifty cents of me, and askin'me to send
him Wm. Lloyd Garrison's ambrotype as
soonas I got home; he walked off.
Sed another, "There's been a tremen
dous Union feelin' here from tho fust.
But we was kept down by a rain of ter
ror, have you a dagerretype of Wen
dell Phillips about your person? and will
you lend me four dollars fi a few days
till we aiv once more a happy and united
A rROCD AND HAWTT BOCTnEHXER.
Feelin' a little peckish, I went into a
eatin' house to-day, and encountered a
young man with long black hair and a
slender frame. "Young man," I mild
ly but gravely sed, "this crooil war is
over, and you're lickt ! Its rather nec
essary for somebody to lick in a good
squaro, lively fite, and in this 'ere case it
it happens to the United States of Amer
ica. You fite splendid, but we was too
much for you. Then make the best of
it, and let us all give in and put the Re
public on a firmer basis nor ever.
"I don't gloat over your misfortins,
my young f ren'. Fur from it. I'm a
old man now; and my hart is softer nor
it once was. You see my spectacles is
mistened with euthin' very like tears.
I'm thinkin' of the sea of good rich
Blud that has been spilt on both sides in
this dredful war. I'm thinkin' of our
widders rnd orfuns North, and your'n in
the South. I kin cry for both. B'leeve
me my young fren', I kin place my old
hands tenderly on the fair yung hed of
the Virginny maid whoso lover was laid
low in the battle dust by a fed'ral bullet
and say, as fervently and piously as a
vener'ble sinner like me kin say any
thin', God be good to you, my poor dear,
my poor dear I"
I riz up to go, and takin' my yung
Southern fren' kindly by the hand, I sed,
"Yung man, adoo ! You Southern felleri
is probly my brethers, tho' you've occa
sionally had a cussed queer way of show
in' it ! Its over now. Let us all jine in
aud make a couutrv on this continent
that shall give all Europe tha cramp in
the 8tummuck ev'ry time they look at us!
Adoo, adoo ! "
Preparing Beef Essence. This valuble
article has become so extensively prescrib
ed by physicians, particularly in cases
of low or typhoid fevers, that it may not
be unacceptable to many of our readers
to know the best mode of preparing it
Take about two pounds of beef, remove
all the fat, and cut it in peices about an
inch square, put it in a jar or bottle, and
cork it tightly. The best kind of a ves
sel is a glass jar, such as is used for can
ning frnit, with a lid that screws or
fastens close, as the beef is more easily
removed if the mouth of the jar is large,
but a common bottle will answer the
purpose. Place the jar in an iron pot
filled with cold water, tie a string around
the neck of the jar, leaving the string
long enough ta slip through the iron loop
at the handle of tho pot, and tying it so
that the jar may 6tand firmly in the water.
Put straw or a cloth at the bottom of
the pot, or anything that will prevent
the jar resting on the bottom and becom
ing dry, thus risking its breaking. Let
it boil for two or three hours longer if
covenient; shake the bottle well before
pouring out the essence; let it get cold,
so that the fat may be entirely moved;
then season it. It is more savory whoa
warmed just before giving it to tha
Ccrk for Cuolic in IIorshs. A corres
pondent of the Western Rural (Dtroit)
says the following is a sure cure for this
disease: Dissolve one pint of salt in one
pint of hot water, then add a quart of
good vinegar and pour half of this mix
ture down the horse's throat. If the
horse is not well in half an hour give him
the balance, and you will soon lind hha
How to Clean a Cisterv. Another
simple thing 1 have accidentally learned,
and it, too, if aot generally known, ought
to be, relating to stagnant, odorous wa
ter in cisterns. Many'persons know how
annoying this sometimes becoaes. Af
ter frequent cleaning experiments, all to
no positive, perm nnent utlity, I was d
visfld to put, say two pounds of caastio
soda in tho water, and it puriicd it in a
few hours. Since then, when I tried
"' Port concentrated lye, I had
quite as good a resun. ...... -0
Potted Meats. It sometimes happens
to the ladies, from some unforeseen cir
cumstance?, that large quantites of cook
ed meats, prepared for a large party
which did not cime off, perhaps, remam
on hand, which are measurably lost.
Such should be potted. Cut tho meat
from the bone, and chop fine, and season
high with salt and pepper, cloves and
cinnamon. Moisttn with vinegar, wine,
brandy, cider, and Worcestershire sauce,
or melted butter, according to the kind of
meat, or to suit your own taste. Then
pack it tight into a stone jar, then cover
it over the top with about a quarter of an
inch of melted butter. It will keep
months, and alway affjrd a ready and
excellent dish for the table.
How to Preser f k Mixce Pe Meat.
Thoroughly boil the mat, chop fine and
salt; place it in an iron kettle or f ryiDg
pan; pour in molasses sufficient to mois
ten; let it come to a boil, put into jars,
and when cold cover the top with mola3
ses. Prepared in thisway it will keep a
year perfectly sweet.
Cows Leaking Milk. The family cow
will not unfrequcntly come home at night
from the rich pasture with milk stream
ing from one or more teats. This in
particularly the case with easy milkers.
Having sueh a cow, and not fancying the
loss of a quart or two each day, we appli
ed coliodium (liquidjcuticlo, obtained at
the druggists') to the ed of the teat:
which effected a perfect euro. The pro
tection retained tke milk, but gave way
to a firm pressure of the teat with the
hand. In this case a single application
enfficed, but great milkers may necd.two
or three coatings, at intervals before the
orifice is sufficiently closed.
A lady in a fashionable hooped dress
said to a little boy, "Can 1 get through
this gate to the river?" Boy "Perhaps.
A load of hay went through here this
JSSSThe logic of the Kentucky con
servatives, as the Frankfort Comtnon
tcealti pertinently observes, is that
nothing prevents the negro from be
coming, in all respects, their equals,
but his bonds, and therefore, to keep
up their superiority, it is necessary to
hold the negro in subjection. They
do not, evidently, have a very exalted
opinion of their ability to keep ahead
of the negro, or they would not mani
fest so much solici'udeabout the matter.