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THE li,i I Ua D CHIEF, FRIDAY, API .,19,1805.
(Copyright, 1604, liy American Tuns Aswoclu-tlon.)
A HINdlXAU L'KIIKMO.NY.
Lnnrn Miiyuanl, nftcr a long period
of Holidtwlu iih to her husband detain
cd nt liomo by n toiuporiiry Illness of
her child had nt last found it possible)
to ko mill M-ult him. Sho had arrived on
tlio morning of tlio nowa of his npnolnt
in' nt and at oucu nuglit (ionernl
Thomas' headquarters. Thero nho had
been Informed of tho fctntua, audit uica
Beiif,"'v was at once Kent for her husband.
Luuvin tho tent whom Mnyunrd liatl
first been pltniKod in denpair only to bu
olovatcd to n condition of mind border
itiK nu ecstasy, tho two bought n hotel,
whom Laura could bo made comfortable
till tho next day, and thero paused tho
tinio in going over tho period slucothoy
had parted and rejoicing tit tlio outcomo
of tho singular complications which fnto
had been pleaded to bring down upon
Hut all ineotlngrt must havo an end,
and nt last tlio husband, departing, rodo
to his tent. Thero ho found a messenger
waiting for lilin.
" 'FIng of trueo' wnntH to hcu you on
tho pickot line, fir."
Without dismounting, tho newly
croatod gonoral rodo in tho direction of
Mission rldgo mid met "tho flag" nt ltd
base. Thero btood n mounted party of
Confederates, ono of them Wiring a
whilo Hag, hcadod by nu oillccr, it won
of tho south who unolto uvery word an
though it wcro of momentous impor
tance, nover omitting tho word "nir."
"Am you Colonel Mnyunrd, Hir?"
"I am, or at least I was. I hardly
know what I am just now. I should not
bo HurpriHed to bo informed that I was
tocominaiidnllthoarmiosof tho United
'l'ho ofllcer looked puzzled.
"I am tho bearer, Kir, of 11 message
from Corporal Sir Hugh Ratigau. Ho is
to bo married nt 7 o'clock this evening
nt General Urngg'B headquarters ou Mis
"Thu devil ho Jul"
"That is his intention, nlr. nodesires
your presence. "
"Whom does ho marry?"
"Miss Caroline Fit. Hugh."
"I havo been mom surprised at other
announcements, I confess. I don't won
der ho invites mo to his wedding, tdnco
I helped him to a wife."
"Shall 1 transmit your ncceptnnco of
ino invitation, sir?
"On ono condition."
"Please name it, hir. "
"I fear it will bo nnncceptablo to
Colonel Fit. Hugh, who will doubtless
bu the hot or ono of tho hosts. Ho will
not likely yield in iv matter of otiquotto
which I must insist on."
"Colonel Fit. Hugh cannot bo present,
sir. Ho 1h now in your rear with our
cavalry compl. ling tlio starvation of
your army in Chattanooga by destroying
your lines of supply."
"11 'in. I was not nwnroof nny hunger
in our ranks. Indeed my request is,
knowing that your own larder in tho
Confederacy is not exactly abundn.it;
that tho horn of plenty is not burying
you like Herculanetint under tho anho3
of Vesuvius; that the blockade"
"The blockade is not ell'ective, Kir,"
inteirupted tho offlcor stiltly.
"Has somewhat reduced your wino
collars, my condition is, I pay, that I
may bo permitted to bring half a dozen
oases of champagne for tho wedding
"I assuro you. sir, that it is not nec
essary. Wo r.io getting cargoes of wine
from Havre by a regular lino of Kteam
urn. It is your own mes tables at Chat
tanooga that uro doubtless bereft of bev
erages, owing to tho fact that our Gen
eral Wheelir is circus riding in Ten
nessoo, leaving no road or railroad open
to you. "
"Do you consent thnt I shall bring
"1 do, sir, but shall claim for thu
host, n gemral olllcer related to the
brido, tho pilvilcgo of supplying mi
equal number of cases. "
"Agreed. I will meet you hero at fi
o'clock this evening, when you can con
duct mo and my party to tho place where
tho ceremony islo take place. You may
pay, if you please, that 1 shall consider
tho invitation extended to my wile,
whom I will bring with mo."
"Wo shall feel highly honored, sir,
nt Mrs. Maynard's pu-enco Am I to
infer, sir, that your wife has been able
to reach you over tho burned bridges
and trestlowork in your rear?"
"She has found no dlllloulty what
ever in joining me."
Maynard failed tondd that Laura had
ouly como a few miles to meet him
"Good day, sir, " said tho oillccr, rais
ing his hat. "I shall expect you at 0, "
"Good day. I will bo ou time. "
And eacli rodo nwny in tlio direction
of their respective camps.
Maynard's otfer of tho wino had como
nbout in this wiso: Jakcy, during tho
provious week, had been investigating
such empty houses as ho could tlud in
Chattanooga ntid had loaded hlniKolf
down with knlckknncks, such us china
ornaments, pictures, crockery, cutlery,
including oven daguerreotypes. On ono
occasion ho thought ho had discovered n
box of muskets. This ho reportod to
Colonel Maynard, whom ho peisuaded
to go with him to a cellar near by nud
uiako n Kcarcli for concealed arms. Tho
muskets wero found, besides half a doz
en cases of champagne, which had doubt
less been thero sinco tlio beginning of
Upon leaving tho plckot lino May
nard rodo to tlio houso whom ho had
seen tlio wino nnd secured it for tho
ovojiiiifev placing a (ruurd over it
no went to tho hotel and initio Laura get
ready to utteud a wedding.
Thoro was consternation in tho Con
federate enmp when tho oillccr returned
with tho information that tho Ynnkeo
had triod to blutT him by claiming tho
privilogo of bringing chntnpagno with
him, and thnt ho had claimed tho right
for tlio hosts to furnish nn equnl amount.
Tho telogrnph wnsRotin motion nt ouce,
directing search to bo mndo in nil tho
neighboring towns for tho required bev
erage. Dalton, Ciovolnud nnd othor
points wero rnnsackod without success.
About 3 o'clock in tho nftoruoon, ns
despair was Bottling on tho Confcdorntcs,
n telegram was received thnt somo
chntnpagno had been found in Atlniita.
Tho authorities thoro wero dlroctod to
send it by special locomotivo, marking
It: "Ammunition. Forward with dis
patch." At 7 o'olock Maynard, ncconipnnlcd
by Lnura, nnd Jnkoy, who was nlwnys
witli him, besides n wngon containing
tho enso of wino, wcro nt tho nppolnted
plnco on tlio pickot line, whom thoy
wcro mot by tho Confodorato "ling."
Transferring tho wino to tho backs of
pack mules, nil started up tho sido of
Mission ridgo to General Hragg's head
qunrtcrs. As thoy nnnroached tho crest, n hoilr
of Confcdornto oillccrs, n gay cavalcado
in gray nnd gold lace, rodo out to meet
them. Thoy woro received by tho rola
tlvo of tho bride an uncle referred to
by tho officer who brought tho invita
tion. Ho was mi elderly man, of n dig
nified nud serious mleti. Thu party wero
conducted to a largo marquee set up for
tho wedding feast. Thoro thoy alighted,
nnd tho wino wns unloaded and carried
A fow minutes boforo 7 o'clock tho
guests weroconducted to a knoll, on tlio
summit of which hnd been erected a
canopy of flower, nnd whom stood n
group of Confederates of high rank.
On tho en-itorn horizon stood tho full
moon. Holow to tho oast was tho battle
Held of Chiokamuuga. To tho west, tho
Army of tho Cumberland, besieged in
Chattanooga, on halt rations. As tlio
gnosis npproached, tho groom, still In
his uniform of a corporal, attended by
his best man a Confodorato noncom
missioned olllcer of good family, detail-
to accept in n i 'riuutlon troni tm
Army it t natuniot a."
At n signal fro i dio ofllcer nddrcsscd
n negro removed u blnnkot covering a
dozen boxes in a corner of tho tent,
which had como a hundred miles nnd
hud not been In pr iiiou ton minutes.
"I seo your six dseg, gensrnl, nnd go
you six cases better. "
"Having no further rcsourcos nt
hand," snltl Mnyunrd, bowing, "I retire
from tho game."
"Hannibal," Fald tho Confederate,
"you may ndvanco tho forco in tho llrst
box to a position in lino on tho table."
"Yes, snh, " said tho person addressed.
And seizing a saber Ktundlng in tlio cor
ner ho unsheathed it with n flourish
nnd pried open n box of tho wino. In a
moment n dozon bottles wero standing
on tho tnlilo llko n platoon of soldiers.
"Now, Hannibal, you may lire tho
Hannibal broko tho wiros, and n
"pop," n far mom wolcomo sound than
thoso thnt hnd been so rocently and fre
quently hoard by all presont, atiiiuiinccd
that tho feast win not ouly sot, hut
"I must apologize forourglasware,"
said tho master of ceromonlos. "Our
champagne glasses wero nllshnttered by
tho conciihslons at Cliickatuauga."
And well ho might. Tlio nrray con
sisted of tin cups, wooden cups, glass
cups and tumblers, all either cracked,
broken or dented. And ns n circle was
formed to pledgu tlio brido and groom
ono Confederate screened himself be
hind his comrades to nvoid being seen
drinking from n gourd. When the con
tents of 18 cases a regiment of "dead
soldiors" lay on the tablo, tho guests
prepared to depart Tlio last words had
been spoken by General and Mrs. May
nard and by Sir Hugh and Lady Rati
gan. .lakey, who had thus far wander
od about unobserved, though not unob
serving, stepped up to tho brido and
groom. Though ho had not tasted tho
wine, Ills eyes glistened with intoxica
tion at thu union of his two friends,
wlioso attachment ho had noticed from
"Miss Iinggs, air you uns 'n Sir Rut
goln ter rido roun Tennessee somo more
in tho chicken coop?"
Them was n burst of lauHitcr ,,
It is prepared with the utmost care and skill from the choicest leaf crown
possessing a flavor aud substance that makes it dear to the heart of everv
tobacco chewer. It is nmrln ir i, ni,in- t r .... Jr
a,,,,,-;,,,, 1 li i . "x iuwi louauo manuiacturers in
America, and the largest in the world, and cannot be excelled. Try it
You 11 agree with the many thousand discriminating chewers who use it exclu
sivelv. aud nrminiinm it tmiMi fi. i- - .--.
- L. mvuu1v.ul.jl. .a. trie
TO IMPEACH GOV. CLARKE.
V i n??flrHM Im I l VIS 'WMivY
JAKKV STEPl'M) UI TO TIIU IUUDE ASD OHOO.V. ''T
Htepn In lln Uniturlnlirn
Little nocls. Ark., April . I.tv-ly
times arc expoeted In the hoiiHt; of rep
rencntntlves. There was eonsliloralile
tulk or tmprnchnu'iit proceeillnub beltiK
brousht HKtilnst Oov. Clarke nnd It Is
understood thnt a resolution for that
purpose will be Introduced In the house
by Mr. Monroe- of I'uUskl county.
It In known that Wttrr feellnit exists
betuecn Mr. Monroe and tho covrnor,
growing out of an Incident that oc
currrd In the executlvo oflice snme time
Bo. when the governor ejected tho law
maker. At Iraot three other repiespiitn
tlves are sold to be loaded with speeches
In which Oov. Clurkti will be discussed
nnd excitement is looked for. It Is not
believed, however. Unit an Impeach
ment resolution will have n groat num
ber of supporters.
en for tlio occasion was scon moving
from tho north toward tlio knoll. At
tho salmi moment tho bride, attired in it
, dress mndo of ncoarso white stuil, man
ufaotured in tho Confederacy, and at
tended by several bridesmaids, who had
como from a distance to otUciate, ap
proached from tlio south. Tlio two mot
ou tho knoll under the canopy. An ofll
cer of high rank, who was also a bishop
in tlio church. Mopped forward, and Cor
poral Kir Hugh Itatigan and Carolina
Kit. Hugh wero mndo ono. Tho only
lamp to light tho nuptials was the round
moon in thecal. The only canopy, savo
that composed of (lowers, was tho broad
heavens above, in which tlio stars had
only just, nppe.ired for tho night. Tho
only wedding bells wero occasional
booms from guns ou Lookout mountain.
Thu ceremony over, tho brido aud
groom repaired to tho marquee, lighted
with candles, whom they took position
to receive tho congratulations of tho
company. All gave way to Colonol nnd
Mrs. Maynard, who ollercd theirs first.
"Wo must glvo you up, I suppose,"
said Laura to tlio bride, "just us wo
would like to know you' hotter. You go
abroad, I suppose. ' '
"No, I remain horo."
"Hut Sir Hugh will go?"
"Yes, ns soon ns ho can got his dis
charge. H3 goes to Virginia from here,
whom ho will pass tlirongh tho Hues to
Washington and will put his case iu
tho hands of tho British minister. Ho
anticipates no trouhlo in irnttlnu ,iiu.
charge from tho Federal nrmy and hopes
to sail within a month for Iroluud."
"And you?" asked Laura, in somo
snrprihti that tho brido could boar to part
bo soon with her luiBband.
"I? I remain with mv nennln (III Mi
last gun lias been tlrod. Wo havo argued '
that quoM ion, and such is my decision. " j
"Moi decisions," observed tho groom,
am a uiing ot tlio past."
Leaving tlio newly married pair,
Colonel Maynard npproached tho master
of ceremonies, tho bride's uncle.
"Oonernl," ho said, "I esteem it a
prlvllego that you havo waived your
right to furnish nil tho viands for tho
Wedding feast nnd havo permitted mo
to contribute. Thero, " pointing to tho
boxes of wlnn lin hml )it-nn..l.f ., !..
rp. . ....... ..w ...... ...uu.m, tun m
i'lcti cases of champagne, which I beg you
uiu puny, mm nn,iy itatigan, witli a
blush, informed Jnkoy that tho chicken
coop wns broken in pieces.
"I didn't know nutltln 'bout that.
Reckon Hir Hats'd find it hnndy in Ire
lnnd. It's kind o' funny you nils start
iu out way up by tii' mountings n
fetchiu up down hyar, nigh outer th'
Goorgy lino." And Jnkoy surprised the
company by giviug tho only "ha, ha"
that had to this moment over been heard
to issuo from his serious lips.
As thu guests descended tho sido ot
tho mountain a cheer was heard iu tho
direction of Chattanooga. They stopped
and listened. A man rodo out from thu
Union picket lino to meet thorn.
"What's that cheering?" asked Gen
"Olo 1'ap's in command of tho Army
of tho Cumberland."
EXTENSION OF CIVIL SERVICE.
Chief of l)ltUUui4 Miy Vet Ho Ill-ought
I'lidtr thu I.iixt.
WnshlnKton, April . The civil serv
ice commission tecently submitted to
the President further correspondence
and data setting forth the benefits to bo
derived by plncinpt under the civil serv
ice regulations the offices of chiefs of
divisions In tho various department".
It Is understood the President bus not
yet hnd time to net upon thuso matters,
but that h- will durltiK the summer
make the extensions. The commission
will re Bard this as a most Impoitnnt
Meji In the direction of tsiluclng tho
number of places now subject to polit
ical favor and will domonsti.ite Its con
tention that such olllces ran be as well
administered from an iibolutely non
partisan bnsl.i as otlur oUiei3 now In
the classified worvlvc.
n ww i p"r
I u ill iiiiiku 20 per will (liMi'otiiil on
Boots and Shoes.
Xotv is the liino to get IIAHIVWARE and
TINWAKF, chejip. I am eloping thm
out. L'O per cent reduction on CUTLERY
for a short timr.
I have a Barq;n'n Rack !
On which articles of all linos will
. found at less than cost.
G. A. HARRIS.
Wien n.ihy t as (.loV, wo gavo her Cftstnrla.
Wieu hhe wns a Child, iJiu cried for Custorla.
When ulio became Ml.ss, him cltini; to Cistortfi.
When blio hud Chllda-u, blio tru u tlieiu Castorla.
MEiSSACE FROM LOST WARSHIP
.Ni) Itiiiini for Doubt l.'xluti that tho
Itrlnu HrBcato Hack.
Jl.idrld. April 10. Further evidence If
miy were urcued, or the 1ob of the
Hpaulsh cruiser Relna RrgeDte was
round yesterday. A bottle, that had
boon washed ashore was plcktd up nnd
In It was found n piece of paper on
which was written til pencil a mviuaRO
plRiied by tho captain of the cruiser.
The massage, whloh was date,d March
10, 9 o'clock n. in., twelve miles dis
tant from Bajo Aertanos, states that
tho position of the vessel was then
At a cabinet meetlnR It was decided
to olTlclally nnnounce tho loss of the
ltelna IteBente. The ministers nlso de
cided that the government shall assist
tho families of tho crew
Admiral Memlv'i Kiiiadrnn.
Washington, April 10. Admiral
Meade's bquadron has sailed from
KltiRston, Jamaica, for rort-nu-1'rlnce,
Hnytl, Tho Cincinnati lias t'ono to
Ilrny I .out In Die 'I ruusnry.
Washington, April '.Treasury of
ficlals nie Krently dlsidrlted over the
supreme court's decision In the Income
tax case, nnd while uduilttlr.K thnt they
havo no reliable data upon which to
form nn accurate psilni.iir. timv ..-
1 lirL'SH til,, ll.illMf thill 111.. n..t ....umIi .-.
,-.,. .... ... ..u. ...... ..... ,. b ItUUIl Hi
the decision will be n loss of at least 60
per cent In the receipts from Ineonns.
Cholera Anions IiiMiiip Troop.
Kobo, April '.It Is reported cholera
has broken out anioiii; the Jupanesu
tioops nt the 1'esenduiv islands. It Is
added UO cases of eholii.i have oc
curied. and of this number luu pououa
HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS
I " ''' "" '"t" '" ',' "'iMimiiiB rnntui. in "Jul, ,h,
t I. ah, ?' I"'1!1,"1' "' "" l"ll i'll. ll with
in I ill in m 'if". V'1' """ "'"" " "'"" """ ""
..,8a to $15 !
TOP A V-lHit Vl? 10 1 run ". " SSic".VS
r.fii.Miii iiunui: iiiisii I' r iiii.iiiMi 11
l'iU B."lu' '" IHUMtK II It Mill 1 1. ", ll'ij
Hit lnt, know, ml knowing IUI iiin M I Ininilntiir.
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WllDwvT1Miwt.fou',", ," sj "ii
rlm nW "'" TlltllttOIIE, Mil' Ml i.iiiiu s
5?i -"' "iHjm'"f '! "fr. Imrrt, orlko,, n'n,l"ij
E. G. MORANVILLE, ,
Livery and Feed Barn.
ririt.fliiM iii vwivy (Iriail. 0Ih r room, origin Italcd hay
anil a tnrlrl) ol yinin. Xvw rla ami hhIH Horses a: lie m c iirccl
1'orelly or eounlry drives al reasoualile prices.
xoiiTii of nor.r,AX jioise.
sammmmm m m m m mmmmmmK
B HENRY DIEDElilCH, 3
Hard Times Pi ices on Shoes
Ladic' Fine Dongola Oxford Tie
liiiilieh' V ni' Dongola Button Slioo. ..
(Hi's Oil Crain Congresi l'low S'lmri. .
fleiit's Oil (J rain Congress l'low Shoes, .
Gent'-' Oil (J rain Congress l'low Shoos,.
.k to see my fine line of
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nuu W irilvimia w.ih iu mu,t imtwrt proeewtVindin
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then tou liava iom
durlllit anil rltat.l It I.
dirrs rinnnt ff.i.,1 tn ,. i
aluminum mrltnl from on
Hue and aluminum uhtn
alloy, tcktck tQHuot Is
''i McttbU, in our rre
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uiuunn i.Mtiasr. Aermotor Co., i..
liHittltiche, Jtruln 1 ilmuition, HIwiI-hhs
."Iwh'UI tir general NetirHletntnlo fur llhuu
llinllitlll flmW ll.lntii IMj.v.lusu A ,!.! I leu.
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elin. Ana'intit. Antiiluta for Alrobollo
iliijl uihor eicewta, 1'rlce, 10, 5oaaOUceulA.
THE ARNOLD CHEMICAL CO.
I C I S. Wcittrn Avenue, CHICAGO.
v- ISalty Snoex, llic 1'inci.t Line Close Around Here. 35
HENRY DIEDF.PICH 3
mmwM ak mai
Building Material, Etc.
RED CLOUD. NEBRASKA.
The Jeweler !
B. & M. WATCH EXAMINER
RED CLOUD, NEBRAS&i
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