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Lewis County Democrat. (Lowville, N.Y.) 1865-1910, September 18, 1867, Image 1

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s . B. WILDER & CO. AUK VUW BBC1UVINU \ A LAUtili STOCK OF Clothe €assimercs 9 ; HATS & CAPS, Ac, <&«. LEWIS \NO NORTH, NO WOtJ'l 1I.NO Id AST NO W KST i liU*' THIS UNION AKD THK CONSTITUTION, NOW A,XD FOJ^VKUI\ VOL. XII. LOWVILLE, N. Y., WEDNESDAY, SEP. 18, 1867. NO. 6 Harness & Trunk Store THK LAKHKST STOCK OF C»* S S IJfl EUBS, ANU.JWKST ASSOU'J'ilKNT OP FRENCH COATINGS KVEU omRXD IN MWII COUNTY. CHEHT»» FURNISHING GOODS BY THE CORD. \jUATS & CAPS FOR, THE MILLION. A LARGESTOCK OF HEADY-MAM CLOTHING .AT PRICES THAT CANNOT FAIL TO SUIT, f30~We ure soiling Cussimercs at less thou tin cost of manufacture. There is no class of good* that liavo fallen o(T HO much In prion an CLOTHS AND CASSIMERES, WB 'WILL UIYX YOU ALL Til It VKNKFIT o r IT AND WILL. SKI.L YOU B.BAS1T • JYTADB CLOTHING OR MAKE IT TO ORDER At Lower Pi'Ioos tlinn can lie thought 1-IM'« l»t'i'<s WILL YOU SEE FOR YOURSELVES. AUSTIN & BOYCE, MAKiTicrmiKnt ANT IHCALKHS IN Sa«ldlt>N, HarnrKSCN, I'unliK, Vnliccs, LADIES' & OliNTS' Whips, Iloi'Mi Clothing, haddlury Hard ware, l*r\|)nv«!<I Ilaruossi Oil, ]>oor A Carriage Main. Vap Kobe*. JSTSppuiiil attention puid to uarrlugo Trim- ming. lU'pulrlne done with Ncutness mid Dcspit.'cli. Opposite the Post Office, lowville, N- Y. IRA AUSTIN, Jit. S. C. HOYUE. N. D.—Old hnir mnttrnsses rcpnireil. la OUE CUSTOM DEPARTMENT is BUrPLUiii WIT H THE BI:ST OF WOKKUEN . Wonders of the World WILL NEVER CEASE, AND IIEDDEN & DODGE ARK II01.'Mi TO DltMHKSTIIATK IT XT CRYSTAL HALL, WHERE THEY AI!E IIAl'l'Y TO A\- nouiK't' win lie loiiml uiiiinitsiiiil liirjse. supply of KHO'JD in ll.cir liiu 1 miioiifr which may be fniinil ilir latest patterns oi white gruiiiii' nf our < wu iiiiporiiiiiou, fioiii the licst potteries in Ku.ope, such us J, l-'ernivuls, Mi'Akiti & Suns, Wcilg- wooil, Iliic,hs, and others. A.so, A LAKOK ASSORTMENT OF (emmon White Ware m?<D[m wttim H„ A WORD Tu TDK LAMES.—Look At our iut of LA Wto\ HA Ck IXUS. II. B. VViLDKU & CO. 'Bockineham Ware Lowville, Aprils, -fl 1. ui.7 REMOVAL Ol> H Polld Silver »vIII- , Silvcr-| lniiil V.'nrr '1 utile Cutli iv, Lumps All n> i Kiel.eli jio'd'tmiiil CI.inn, fli-lui.in em H'nl plmii (iluss.w'iirc, i.iii vV Anuilcin Glassware, & i.iiitterii«, K. ruseiiu Oil, I 1IM- Mud. I'l III.-.) il|.|.|'UV i-il l.iiul.-HI sell ,-c linn l'i..il .lai-s All of which nc HIT l.f.iaid to .\id 1 in (|iiiiuliiii- UXII1TISKIII1 l.i Mill ].i\rch:iseis tiling'. uud at piii.es 10 .Mill th-j HAVINtl SOLD OI'B. STORK WE MAY btrc»fter be found HI '.lift *toro of K. C. KELLOGG. Our Manufacturing Department WILL HI CONU0CTKD AS HIRKTOlrORK. WE HAVE A LARGE ASSORTMENT OP BOOTS X SHOES, OV ALL THK LATEST STYLUS. For the Spring Trade, WHICH WE AM5 SELLING AT REDUCED PRICED. Repairing Done on Short Notice. N. B.—Particulnr attention given, to floo boots. . S7tf SIXBTJRY & SKINNER, to.WTillc, Apiil 24, 18l!7. JLowville JEtalitry, GROCERY & PROVISION STORE, JACOB STEVCH'S \TTTOULD take this inenna to notify the pith- VV lie thai he lins connected with his Bake- ry, a full line of fresh Family Groceries. Provision*, Flour, Sugar, Spices, Taw, Coffee, Ohtue, Jjnttar, Ju/jts, And in fuct every article pertaining to the jrro- eerv business, and ho pledges himself to be un- dersold by none. Give him a call and sntisfv vourwlf of the assertion. JACOB STEVENS. LewTille, Nov. 20, 1806. nlB-ly FASHIONABLE DRESSMAKING\! *•/« or SI Vii«-/i Is ttfitptctrntli; Sub- j millcs.1 intd an tit fly altm- j dame Httlicilttt. Crystal Hull, I.nHville, Julie 11, 1S«7. U New Milliney Store. SVXK3. E. BECK II AS OPENED A NEW MILLINERY STORE where will be tound A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF ALL TUB LATEST STILES OF BONNETS, Jockeys,\ Flow*, s und all articles found in A FIRST CLASS MILLINERY STORE, WHICH WILL CU BOLD t KKT CIIXAr. Zadie*please call and be convinced Hint (hit in true, JJ3gf~AII kinds of bonnets and,jockeys Bleach, oil. Colored, Shaped and Pressed on short notice. SHOP StCONI) DOOR, FORTH SIDE DA YAK STREET, LOWVILLE, N. Y. An apprentice wanted. iNEW BOOKS Just Received at the New Bookstore. J^/LTB. Olaa-ndler W OULD REPPEC.TFn.LY ANNOCNCE to the- Ladies of this village and vicinity that <hc has taken rooms In the M.eonttyi Mil or k, on Main street, and is prepared to cut and fit Ladies, Mi«ses and Children's Dresses, Cloaks and Sacques, IN THE LATEST BTTI.F.S, Having hud years of experience in tin- busi- ness with (tood success, she kindly solicits a •hare of your patronage. 1 JOB PRI*TIN«, Of every description executed ut this olPec.— Prtok blook, corner State and Dayun stiiett, Third floor. Entmnoo, first stairway tenth of Stoddard & Hugvr'e. ROYAL TRUTHS. THE l.nhD AND THE LOOK. 'JEST LI. E AV THE IIvLY LAND. ISO AT LIFE IX HVYPTANI) KULIA. JOShl'II II, AND HIS COURT. 'JHE MERi HANT OF RERUN. A'-UfiSS THE OOKIlNhNT. SIXMON'IHSATTIIE WHITE HOUSE. THK Si;HONHERO i:OTTA FAMILY. THE HISTORY OF 'JlIF ATLANTIC TEI.EORAl'H. SNOW 1>0 VXD. TFNT ON 1I1E BEACH. ECCE HOMO. MICE DEUS. THE LIFE OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN. THE IW0ENOT GALLEY SLA VS. L1TTIE FOXES. Tlhi WIFE'S STRATAGEM. I.EIUHTON COURT. A LFRED HA GA RTS II0 US EH OLD. OUT OF THE DEPliIS. W. K. ADAMS, 4 Leonard Rlock, I owville. LAST CALL.! A LL AMOUNTS DVE IIS, AND NOT «ET- . tied within Thirty Days ircim this date will be left for collection. STANFORD & CLAI1K. Lowville, July 23, 18U7. 8l)(l CHRoMOSi I'RANO'S CEl.E'IRATED C.I1ROM0R and CHROVKiTYPKS, utlho New Bookstore in the Leoi.urd Block. 4 W. B. ADAMS. AC.KNTH WANTED Foil ' The Camp,the Battle Field & the Hospital Or LIulitKiiuU Shudowti of the Great Kubellion, There Is a certain portion of tlio war that will never |jii inui ri.^uhir hisloiies, nor bo cDi- boilied in riniiitiiec or poetry, which is a vsr-y real part ol It, and will, if piewrved, convey to NiU'cueilllif.1 generations a • etteriileii ol'the spirit olihe eimlliet than niaiiy dry reports or'enMul Iiiirriillves of events, ami this par! may tic called the ({o-i-ip, the Inn, the pnihns nf the war.— Thin illu.>tnitcc the eh.iraclei' of the lenders^ ike liiiiiior nl ili.i Milders, the devolUiu of women, Ilia brivery of men, the.pluck of our hcroos, the roll) nice iinu luiidship ol the Horvtce, Tlie vnliiuie is profusely illustrated with over HiO itiRrnviiijis by the tirst artists, wliich are reullj bcautilul i worthy ofesainiiiiition ass|iec- linelis nl tliu art. The book's eiiiilents include reiiiliiiseenses of camp, picket spy, scout, liiv- oiuie, seino and bait.le-lield advent HITS; tlirill- iii).' lea is ol bravery, wit, drollerv, comical and ludrieoiiM adventures, p| t .,, oto. Aliiuseiiient. as well as instruction limy be found in eveiy pO|(i>, us gfaphii detail, brilliant wit, mid iintheiit c hi-iory, uru sUllully inter. Woven in this worli ol'liteniiy art. The people arc tired ol dry details nnd parti- sun woi'Ks, nnd wniit soniclhliifr humorous, ro- lling tic and stnil.liiif;. Our iifft'lils me iiuikiup; i'roiii jtliiu In ii'Ji.u pel' lnonili, clear of all ex- peii-ns. Send lor circulars, ulvinfr full parl.icu- laiH, iinil see our terms and proof of the above assertion. Address, NATIONAL 1'UIILISHIMJL'O., Bu7 Miner street. I'liili-delphia, l'a. Ilwii 100 LADIES WAWTtD. To Canvas*fur U'IK/IIIII'II Work in the Civil Was. The 'essons ol this hoolt «ho!llfl ho cll'ectuiilly learned by every American woman just now when her duties,lights and capacities for labor arc undergoing anions rii.-ciisrloii. It shows what noinan an ilo when inspired by a worthy ambition. Prepared under the approval ol the Sanitary and Christian Commissions, ii is the only work on ihe sul.jeci that makes any ap- pioiieli In c iinpleieiicsH. Ii records the individ- ual l.ilioi's ol nearly 1100 ladies, besides organ- ized and imbed , [l'urt. MHI jmyes illustraii.il , v iili 1H beautiful sicel piirtruiis. Lndies. leach ITS, clergMiien, youiiK men nnd experieneed ajjints should address lor circulars, terms, A;c, ZEIiiLEH MoCi:Rl)Y A: CO., 3ml 601 chestnut street Pliiladelpliia, Pa. . W. S. TAYLOR & Co.'s Jewelry & Silver-ware Emporium, 70 Gcncxec Strut, Utica, N. Y. THIS WELL KNOWN ESTABLISHMENT ssupplied with the Ji'ichixt mu] Largci,talock of WATCHES, JEWEI.R Yd'SIL VEli WARE Ever Ollered in Central New Yuri;, Our f!i,i,ilx are all nmrkeil in plain fl.cureH n>i(f : I't'SiiK'cil to fit>111 nil while 11 unit every iirtiele winrai.ted as repi, S,I,I,M1, SO lliat | K , f |r ,,,|, .„„) i|„, M j, 0 ,!,,„,, u i ( |, every purelmMT, linwevnr ittunrai.t ol iheipuli- tyaud value oi ^'onds, can iiuit'lut-e witli entire s:.lilv. Ililllsekecpers, tiill-seekers, e> ,'1'V body, shtnlld pay a visil to ll-i.-. elegant esliittli^hmelil., \\ {• are »l>o II^MMIIS for ti rvi'vr *t' Lahi r tt <\l ebr.il.4 •</. H /.\'(,' .l/.l'7//.V/..'•. i.f si\ oilier- em sivles, and uihipie.i tn all ..n:..!.-. of work. 'J'lu- a.o-t slipeli.iv uui kljiili an i-uii.'o, n l ill repairing all il.'^eiipiio:i- ol Wauii.s, (Ilot-ks, and Jewelry. f-jV All v. in !> win •rallied W. S 'i'AYI.iiH A; CD. To'ieiiesee si. TTiica, BOOK AGEJ9IS WANTED lO SOLICIT 0K1ILUS I'oll A NI.W lLMMrilATKl) B1I.LE DICTIONARY. (cuMl'LLlU IN OMC VOLl'MK.) This Miciiiiniiry emhriiees the result of the most recent study, research and investij:alioii, uf about sixty-live ol'the ino.it eminent and ad- vanced Biblical scliolai's nou liviiitr. Clerpv- nieu of all deiieiniii.ilioiis approve it, and repird it as the hi-st uoriioi its kind in tile Kn^lish lau^uaye, and one which ou^lil, to ho in ihe hands ol evev Bible reader in ihe land. In circulating this work, agents will find a pli ayanl aiul proHtable employ incut. The nu- merous (injections which are usually encounter- ed in selling ordinary works, will not exist »ilh thin. But, on the contrary, encouragement and friendly aid will attend the Agent, making his labors agreeable, useful, and lucrative. Ladies, retired Clergy men, School Teachers, Farmers, Students, and all others who possess energy, are wanted to assist in canvassing ev- ery Town and Comity in the country, to whom the most liberal inducements will be offered. For particulars, apply to, or address S. S.\SOHAJUK^N IS 00.,, i st.,ilnrtl'6ril, C 146 Asylum I onn. PAPER WAREHOUSE JUST OPKNKL) AT . 64 Oeneseo-st., Utica. CUBBY, K«WLEJ[ & CO.. DKALKUS IN . Printing-, Writing 1 , Wjxsppinsr, Ma- nilla, Xea, Hardware, Pattern, and Other .Papers. ALSO, A GENERAL S1CCK OF IKVEIOPES BLANK BOOKS, BimiM'M* and Fancy MaUoiiory, Paper Khuir Sacks, Grocers, Bags, Twine, Printers' Inks, Litter Prcses. Slales, &'c, &0. Our lacilitics for obtaining our stock diieot from inuiiiifaoturcs, enables us to • \ Sell at Prices Beyond • Competition. Merchants, dealers and others arc respectful- ly invited to call (md examine our goods ahd prices. CURRY, ROWI-HY & CO., 4\r.iB C-l (icnesee-st., opposite Broad. LOWVILLE TELEC1RAF?H OFFICE UK HO MtltOTUICitS, WATCH MAKERS AND JEWELERS, BKALKHS IN CLOCKS, WATCHliS, JEWELRY, Genuine French, German, nnd Italian Violin, Viola, Violoncello, .Contrabass, and Guitar Strings. These Strings aru the best in. the WORLD. . . We have also a good stock of FISHING TACKLE, &c, *e . Give us a cull and we will please. 4?tf .T.B.REKD. 0. R. REED. TJMOiN MATCHES, MANUFACTDnED BY D O M I JV I C Ii & K'A C Ii , Briiiiiiugliam, I.cvvif. County, N, Y. \VARRANTI\D to keep in nnv elitnute, and to be in nil respects su]terinr lo other matches sold. We cannot to'6 higlily coininchd tliyso nlatches to I be public.. i Orders soliciied from merchants and dealers. CSTSt y<»\«\ bu>«in<i»* IH <IH3I- sine! you can sell cheap advertise in the Lewis Conn t.y Ooinocrut. Our readers can deai best with a'dvertiscrs, as thereby they know tbcm to bo pfw merchantf. Tho kl Monitor\ and \ Morrima«,\j Enrly in Mmvli, 1882, dipt. John LiiritiUM' Wonluii, wn« |»l»oiul in raim innml ot Kmmsnn,* \ Munitov,\ oviltboil to iirocui'il toHMiii|)t.iin JlodtifU Iluar- rivoil tlu*v<» oti ilie evening ol'iho oiglnjj, anil imnii'illati'ly went out 10 tlio pro \ti'tition ol lliu \ MinncRnin,\ lying Inv'd Mirfitiintl just below Newport 'Nvwu. Wurdi'ii liiiiiiil it tcrrililo stiUi'. of tilings on liis nrriviil. The iron-Aim] * Mem'miic\ liinl eotnoontthnt vt>vyilny, unci HLMII. two iifoui' vessels to tho bot- tom. Tlu* most inionso u.\uitn'tu.('nl ]irc- vnilt'il, nml, nil\ won.k'i'ei) ivlint tlm moi'iiincr would bring lurlli'. Litnti'iiiiiit Movi'ls, in ti'tiipnniry xiomni.inrl' of the \CiHiibeiliiiid liml fought hi* s.hi]i bravely, bill his ten ilio bl'otnlsidoM hail no offi'ct on tlie nuitist.i'i', finil slui lcepi, on lief wny, slinking ihe henvy shut like pens from her nifiilei] siilos, nnd sli'iiel< (liefrignlo with a force that, oafoonetl lier far over, inui stovo n hole in her siilo as bis^ itK a lingMliuail. Delivering a bi'iiailsiilf on she bnokod off, Rhocume on again, sinking hop amidships. Slio ilieii lay oil'ami ilelibcrati'ly hurluil tho shells from her 100-pouiu] Annsirong gnus into the sinking nliip. Those inonstrotiK missiles ofdeiuh toro through tlie wooden sides ol i.ho \ Cumberland \ with a destructive powur that wasawtul to witness, (bins went spinning over the deck ; cri'oat. masses of splinted lim- bers il«iv about liko slrawH in a gnlf, while ilisiiiuinbei'eil, mangled bodies lay -irewL'i] over I ho gory dcek, Hut Morris, aided by LieHleiinnts Davenport, Sel- fridire, anil other subordinate oflieers, disdained to stnrender, and poured in tlm heavy broadsides with a rapidity and power thai, would havu sent, any wooden vessel ilint, ever floated to the bottom. But they made no impression apparently on tins mailed monster. To the report that the ship was sinking, tlieso noble oHie.ers replied only with lieivev broadsides. They determined that the lint: above ihem should never be struck, and, like l'ani Jones, when told thnt his vessel was tin tiro and sinkiii;:, replied, \ If we can d o no bel- ter, we will sink iilontrsiile,\ thev loo 'vii.ild llu-ir e.i'lors prninlly flying. At leliL'lh the wiilers 1 n-lii'd throngh the Jiorl 1ml,-s, as the tn.bie frittatt' slowly selllcd over ihem. Still no man Inhered, and the pivni gains \li ilreU tjrave a last shot as \i b a MoMi-li lurch ihe \ es-s.-! wi.nl in the Lot lulu, cai'i'in-j l.ei* • 1 o:.• I and wound- ed w ith her. SnilR' atlelli]>leil to Ose'lpe by KWiitl- miir.', and many were 'piekod up by a pu.pi'l!er, luit nearly a hundred of ihe gaihiiii iv.!' wtnl lo the. button) with her, and miiiiiii.' ibein the chaplain, The 'woik nf destriielioii liad been conipleli'd in lorly five minute.*, and ihen ihu Me'iimae turned to the t'on- trri-ss, which, seeing ihe late of the v.'iiinbci laud, linisied sails and endeavor- ed lo eseape, but hopelessly aground. 'Ihe Mel'iitn e now steamed lo within abntu a hundred yards, and then lay to and deliberately raked the f'igate from s'.em lo siern with her enormo.is shells p The uarnuue, was awful. Tho rvbel siuamers Jamestown and Y<wklo»n also O'ine up and poured in their fire, find soon the. decks of the Congress present- ed a ghastly spectacle. Added to all, she was set on fire in three places, and tlie flames fanned by a brisk wind, soon routed alotior (u>r decks. Out ot findings ofhninaniiy to the wonnilt'd, who would be roasted alive in tho burning ship, the colors were hauled down. , Hut while a bout was coining to tal^e offth'6 pris- oners -silme sharpshooters: on shore kept, up their fire, which so incensed' the com- mander of tho Merriinao that he. order- ed another broadside to be poured into the surrendered 'vessel, .which caused srri'iit slnu\ '\ ' Leav'ns tho Courrfcss to- consume' away,until her nitiga'/.iue was roachedj tho Aleifinnic now ttirtied to ihe Min- nesota and Lnwri'iicV, both of which had unaccountably sfiit {iirronnd. Thnt all these vessels should get aground, and thus, become, holpjess targets fof the. enemy, is cortainly very grange. As tl\e JMerrimno approached ihe Minnesota she received one of the broad- sides of the bitter and fired in turn, bul could not get within a mile, and fbarinff to get aground in tho dark sho retired to her anchorage behind CraiiQy Island to wait, till morning before completing her woik of destruction. This was the stntP of things at tin lime of Worden's arrival. The Monitor was n small vessel, mounting only twp guns in her revolving-turret, anil'wholly untried in combat. Those who hailed .her arrival as. a snvionrwere .vonfound- od at her insignificant, appearance, .Ii required a great ileal of faith to believe she cotlld cope wiib a vessel tliai, had just destroyed I wo frigates. It. was a sad Sntni'ilay night—Fort ress Monroe was thronged with fugi- tives—the heavens were aflame with the burning Congress, which at last explod I'd with ihe sound of thunder—the Mer- riinao was np|»irenily uninjured*.arid, \ What will the Sabbath morujnti briii\; ?\ was ihe mournful question that trembled on every lip. Win den lay all night alnngsnfy of the Minnesotn, in case a nocturnal attack should be aiteinpted. The tnorning broke bright and bean lif'nl — not a cloud obscured the skv, ami every glass was tut tied ill ihedirCc. .J! 1 JuJ!._.lUJUg.'.••11 3» ' •••I\ lion from w'h'le'h the \ Merriniao 1 * expected to coine. Sfinn she WfWSl'vri appioncliniir, accoinpanie.d by hw -con- sorts of the day before. TJie \ Minneso- t.i\ at oneo beat lo quarters. Wordcn ordered the iron hatohes to bo closed, tho dead-light covers pat on, tfnd the' Little '•> Monitor\ put in^ifi'ot.fighting uirrn whilu h« flna «>mo ot his oflioarfl a(,iooii m the. top of tho turrut «nd w*Uthod the woyoniouu of tlio npnronuh- jng vessels. ..These wol'ti lollowtaj liy .aU'iuuens filial wit' 1 goiuk'tiii'ii opd Judies fro.m Norfolk, \ylio wgro coming out IV «''u tliu- uwvjiiug viftoiy. Ajsj tlio \Mervimau\ approached ,tho \ Milinei-ota,\ AVonlv.n steamed oiit nnd ran boldly down to meet bur. The enemy seemed inni-plussed ut the bold approach of what, M'emod Kcaroely big uimngh 14 be a New York ferry boat. It looked inofu liko.^i vafi,with a round tub upon it, nine IwlJiigh and twenty loot, in diameter. The commander of thii \ Minnesota\ watched lr:r progress With tho deepest anxiety, for on the Mlcoess ut this new, untried cxpcfiniont, rested iliesalvation ofhis ship. To his astonishment, lw saw Wordcn lay her riaht alpnmsido of the \ Mcrrimac,\ where she looked like a fly beside (in ox. [Jut. small as she was, hot' guns threw shot weighing a hundred and seventy pounds, and the first that struck the \ Merrimao\ woke her commander up to n sense.of tho danger lliat menaced him, and he opened a whole broad ide on ihe, liny structure—heavy cnoiitrh, one would think, lo blow hi'f Out ol the water. .But tho turret, was tho only thing to fire at, ami most of tho shot flt!\v harmlessly over her, while those that did strikd tliu turret glanced oft'. It was a nuMivolous *.po,cinclc-that liltlo thing holding ut bay and worrying such a monster. Tho \ Merrimac,\ finding that she could do nothing with her pertinacious, little adversary, tinned her attention once more to the Minnesota, and steam- ing towards her, received a broadside from the bitter, which, as Van Brunt, her commander, said, \ would have blown out ol the waterany timber built ship in tho world.\ The heavy shot, however, rattled .harmlessly against the sides of tho Merriinao, when she, in turn, sent a rifled shell into the Minne- sota, which toro throngh tho chief en- irtnoor's stateroom, the engineers' mess mom, .amidships, and bursting in the boatswain's room, knocked four looms into otic'In its headlong passag •, and set the vessel on fire. A seem d ex- ploded lie boiler of tho titjj; Dragon alongside, causing for awhile ureal alarm. But all this time, Wordcn in his \dp esc tub,\ as the rebels called her, was ero Wilbur nl! si earn, to overtake his powerful, adversary, and by tin- lime lliu laiter had bred his third shed was auaiii bet ween ihe I wo vessels, covering wiili.auui/.iug audacity the Minnesota. Exasperated at her inability eilher lo shake off.her puny antagonist or crip- ple her, tho Merrimac .now delermiued lo run into and over her, and sink her by mere weight—and turiiiunr, ran full speed upon her. . She si nick the Jillle Monitor with tremendous force, and her bow passed over tlie deck. I Jul at that close range Wordcn planted one of his heavy shot, square on the iron roof, will) such resistless force that it went quite through. The monster Lack- ed off with a shudder, and ihen, onriitrod al the. invulnerability of her antagonist, .concentrated her enlire lire on iho tur- ret. Worden was stationed al the pilot house, while Green managed the giius, and Stimcrs ttinivd the turret. The two vessels aJmo.it touched, and the explosion of (heir, monster trims at this short range was most terrific. Titanic, hammers seemed incessantly falling on their iron armor—so fierce and fast flew the shot. One shot struck the turret with such force I hat it knocked down) Lieutenant Stimcrs and two men'. Another struck the pilot house, break- ing in two an iron log a foot, thick. Ii hit just outside of wherb Worden had his eye, knocking him senseless, while tho small particles 'of iron driven oft',by the concussion, flew into his,eyes, com pl'i'tely blinding him for tlie time being. But it was soon evident that, the Mer- rimac was getting the worst of it,— Worden had found his way into her vitals, and would, soon send her t o the bollorn, and so she wheeled but of the conflict and, under Ihe convoy of two tugs,' limped 1 away to her\ moorings. The Monitor followed her a short dis- tance, bul. Worden having received 01s dors to act strictly.on the defensive, and not leave the fleet, he, soon' ceased to follow bis thoroughly humbled antag- onist. 'Licuteiiant Wise, who had watched the conflict from the shore, now jlfiifp- ed into A'boat nii'd rowed off t o ihe Monitor^ As ho descended ihl'ongh the \ iiniiYhrilo\ to the cabin below, every- thing wtis'as calm and quiet as though nothing hail happened. Ono oflicer kto'od 1 by the^ninor leisurely combing his 1 hair, another was wilsnifig souie blond from his hnn'ds, \vhile the gallrint commander lay on a settee with his eyes bandaged, but giving no sign\of thot'x- c.rutiating pain that\racked liiriT. , The Hist words that he uttered on recover- ing from tlio stunnjiiffefljict of tho shot were: .. .. . .,•.•• ...... ~~ r • .'' Have I saved, the Minnesota t\ \ Yos,\ was;tho reply j-.^and whipped the Merriiuac.\ / • •'• ,-. . ' , . \ Then,\ s(iid,tjio, .H lj don't care wbtat becomes of me.\ . jBLe..h»4 siijVcd more than the, Minne-| sota-r-how. mud} iporeon« shudders jtr>- contemplate. It is a woudervwhonVo remember, how the. iron dads after-* wards suffered belore Charleston—that the turret, did not get jammed so ttiat it.ytiuihl iiot revolve; or one, at least,\ of-th'o, two cannon, did nqt Jji^ve.its mjpzzlo broken off under ' awful cannonade'- to which posed. Curiosities \of Ice- In lSTSO Mr. Fai'mday dlaobvored that two pieces of icojilnci'd 'n contact lYosM together alino'st instantly, Mr. TynditU nays, \OHO hot MI minor day I oMlnfed-R shop nil tho .Strand; on'the window J ragmen ts of'fou were lying'in a'basin. The tradesman gave nut per- mission to inko the pieces of ic.o in my hand ; holding tlie first piece, I attacked all the other pieces in tfie lm»in to it. The thermometer waMhun-iibont »ix.ty dt'jjrees, and yet air- the pieces were fro7.en together.\ fn -this way Mr. Tyndall formed a chain of ice. _ TlAs experiuieiit mav lib miidd even in ho t water. Throw'two \p^'hes <'' i c0 '\ a jiail full of almost Imi'iiig waler, keep ihem in contact, and they will freeze 10- gether despite I lie high temperature. Mr. Farnidny made another experiment of the flinne smt. Mo threw into a ves sel full ol water several small pieces of ice. Thev floated on ihe surface of the water. The un/incui oliopieie touehc anothor • there was an instantaneous frooieing. Attraction soon brought nil tho pieces in contact, so that in an in- stant nn'icu chain was formed.' An ico wheel turning on a snrfacfr of ice refreezes at the point ol contact ; during tbo rotation a series ot crack are heard • Which show the 1 ear that successive freezings ai'o constantly taking place. The phenomenon of re- freezing is easily explained. At. the surface of ice the nioms, which arc no longer in equilibrium on tho outside, tend lo leave their neighbors,as happens in boiling or evaporation. Melting ensues, But if two pices, of ice are brought to- gether atoms 011 the surface arc restored to their equilibrium, tho attractive action becomes what it was, the atoms resume their ivl;uions with their neigh- bors, and jnxtnposiioii ensiies. In con sequence of this jiropcrty ice is cndowci with singular plasticity. A rope and ii knot or a buckle may bo made of ice, II may be molded. The school boy who fills his hands with snow and com- presses it into a ball, produces the phenomenon of refreezing, and forms an icc-balr sufficiently hard to prove a dan- gerous projectile. This explains the extraordinary rig- idily ol'the bridges of snow which are often seen in tho Alps suspended over deep crevasses. The Alpine guides by cautiously walking 011 these snowy tnass.es freeze the particles together and transform the snow into ice. If snow be compressed ill molds, ice statuettes may be obtained. Fill a hollow bal with snow, pressed in a s hard as possi ble, and you may obtain ice-balls admir ably translucid. Nothing would be ea-iei' than to dine with a service made of nioldtifTsiiow—plates, glisses, decan- ters, all ofsnow. A gentleman in Paris recently served cherry .wine to his friends before a hot fire in biak'-rs made ofsnow. Snow compressed in this way does not melt so rapidly as might be thought. Ice requires « great deal of heat before it limits'. A layer of ico often becomes a'protection against cold. If you would prevent any ihing from sinking lo a temperature below thirty- two degrees during the very severe frosts, wo know you have but to wrap it in wet riigs. The process of freezing gives to the environing bodies all ih heat necessary lo destroy it. The water in the rags slowly forms small pieces of ice on the rag, and in the. meantime did engages heat wfcich warms tlio'objeoi wiapptd i*i %\\t> ragsv A trec'Wiai^ped.ii) rag.;*, or iiumoss sal mated wiib water, .does nut freeze even when the thermometer is several degrees bttlow~Wr\e freezing prifiit. The slowness with which ice melt.*, is well kyo^vn, puTp.ig'.l'he winter of 1740 the Czar built, at Hi. Petersburg a inagpili- oont jralacli of ie<\ which lasted several Vears. fcirrce' then oVnnon have been made ot ice.and Miey have been loaded with, ba-1,1 and-fired. They were tired ten times .without bursting, it is'conse- quently, indnjpntnhlo that ico melts slowly, and may'be turned to good ac count in t lio : polariregions. In Siberia the windows have panels of ic;«. The remarkable property.- with which part- icles of ice arc endowed of moulding themselves into different t-hnpus by re- freezing, easily explain* how glaziers make their.WaythfoHgli narrow gorges and ex|ia|uliti vajlpys.- The ice is brok- en injo fragi>if'ii/g v w'hi;c,h..rofreejios when ever'tney totieh'. , ^'-te»«4»-4. r J-J-i' '' ' —Among Meant?-acts of tlie British Parli^ijtfU},,-^ iOinv providing for the' regulation of g:iiig-niasicrs,iu respect to the eniplu^uuiuLijixhjliiimflnd -women, in agriculture., No . children, under eight years of age are t o bo employed, and no- female t,o work with males or ui'fdbV , 'a\i'mi3e*gnng master. This \sot doeB'riot'Yelate'WSewland or Ireland. —.George JUe-ta-waa fined .&30 and sent, to prigou for .thirty days, for cruel- ty to an cbc iii Now York last week.. —Gen. Cyrtis Hamlin, son of ex?Vice President Ilanilin, is among the victims of yellow fever at New-Orleans. ' <rj-Six girl^atVd three boys, only of-n. A'Tattli GrW Oharmf* . tsoa by o& iBftiotmouf B|iti From tho Rouboitor Dklly Onion. . Wo have ofien read of humtn b*ing« and of bivds bedng charmwi \»f aSak**, ami of children imriting p«t» of tho wp» tiles. We liavo also read of w«H lit> ihouticateil cases ot olilliren mak)n| pet» of rata, but the Btory wo are abouj td relato iii tlie utrangest one of tfae kind we KaVe ever \heard of, Mil Kn» merely preface H by rerqiftrklng that the statements are well »uthenttO>t*ji from tlu* circumataiKii'S surrovn4ti|ff tho case, and we are nattntted, aiH* !»• vestigating tho matter, that thtrW !•»• attempt at deoepiiou. A little girl throe years of age,, en Sunday \rerk- , Avau sleeping in her eiifc bod in the bWVoo'm of b*r motlieH the husband and fathor being abnept at- tending to his business, wniih i* oT » iiublie nature and whioli keeps hith up nights, A door opening into the ait- ling or dining room ot tho house w«a ajar, hud in the sitting room the- nWwit s'ash of tbu window wan left dot&d ' A was tlm custom. In the middle of Qif night ihe little girl »ri«<loui;t' Mn, ma, Kitty is bitting mo.\ The mother went to,the crib, and on examining her found that tho large too of OBe of bar feet had been biituti, and that $a»» above tlio ankle thero wero two \mora* wounds from which the blood flowed freely. She was quiie alarmed, know- ing that there was no oat about th « house, and she was quite perplexd to find out what had bitten her child. Snipping the bleeding, she WH% aboufc placing heV in htff ttwn bed, When aha asked to be allowed to remain in fc*r crib, where she con'.d play with \Kit- ty,\ Tho father, on coming home in the morning, was informed ot what bad transpired in the night by his wife,and he ex'iminod tho wounds «n the tegf at his daughter and at once- eaid ha thought'then lo have been produced b/ n rat. Daring the day a neighboring WO* man said sho had observed on inorti than ono occasion a large rat climbing tn the window sill.'The following night the door between tho bed room and silling room was closed. When all had become quiet, 8 rat was beatd* inlawing at the threshold ot the door. The husband was informed of the mai- ler in tho morning and detrmiuud if possible to catch the rat. This be did two or throe mornings afterwards—see- ing the rat enter the room by mean* of tlm window, which was lowered from the lop. Hoisting the sash lie iet him- self into the house by (he door, and with a club dispatched it. He threw it into iho yard whoro his wife could see it when sho arose. Shortly after tho usual time ot arising, the little girl came into the house with the dead Vat rolled up in her apron and complained bitterly to her mother-.because \Papa ha<l lulled her kitty.\ All day aha mourned over the loss of her pet,'and from what can be gathered from her, there is not much doubt that she had been in the habit of playing with it in the day time and its sharing her, bed with her niiihts until its biting her brought about its death. \MY PAPA, IS A TALL MAK.\-—The Cleveland Herald says i About two weeks ago, a gentleman, lady and little girl stopped at one of our hotels, and regestered, themselves as Mr. and wife, and for quite a long lime everything passed off smoothly. They were as loving and attentive to each other and child as would be expected, and might have continued the nice.littje arrangement, but for a little error. One day last week iho gentleman and lady shut me child out in the hall, for reasons (nikuowri to us, and tho child not liking this treatment began to cry an i makes great roiso through the hoiwe, and it reiichin-g the oars of the proprietor, tie went up stairs and found the child cry- ing and tried to pacify it, but i t continn- eil to f, et when ho told it t o go into the room to its papa; the child, looking up lo his taco wiih a half suprised expres- sion, said to him : \That ain't niv papa\ my papa is a tall man, and heishorfte!\ He re was a revelation ; \ papa is home, a tall man,\ the man here with the' mother of the child was a short man. The proprietor hesitated a momept what 10 do'one thing certain : they must leave ; so leaving the child, he Went down and sent word up t o the niaft te come down to tho office. Ho came, nil smiles, as a man would having a good thing bid from everybody's eye, ana) was considerably surprised when tn» landlord handed him his bill nnd re- quested immediate payment, and was still more surprised to hear the proprie- tor pay \ Pack up and leave, within ton minutes'.\ ; lie protested, but the un- yielding' proprietor only replied that \children and fools alwBys tell thetrntti,\ anil, .threatened him with arrest and dis- grace if he did, not travel The man made all haste possible, and went oat of the hotel considerably crestfallen* . —The Albany, Cjonveiitioo. wstsfive, thousand d«U»rjJ;a day. « '. . . '-r, ..... .Hi 1. patty of fourteen,.were drowned by t h upsetting of a boat, ia Lake Ontario, 'OaT'Wednesday. —A hiflu in Pennsylvania haa-been 'm'ari*fed three tihies; had seventeen children' b y first wife', and Boven pairs of twirre by sff'cohd. -s-A 'Vfjter ir» the Scientific Amori : - gatl anAcrttt'lbat tho. \-mosquito-is the theofiiseand[.rmost^nusioalj ^»f animal*. If man had t-slio was ex-' a v \' ( ' 0 8°,'lf»tid proportionate to his ' weight, h^ rnjgh't nold a conversation across'the Atlanilo.\ Yet; and if he bad ,pow«w> 0/ suofipri aVgrcat in pro- portion bo r+uguifdi-aiu.thc Atlautiu. —Sheridan has sotre sense left after, all. When ho reached'St. Louis, Mon- day, the Jacobins, under tire head of those unconscionable humbugs, the Grand Army of the Republic, insisted on giving hjin an ovation, in ord4r,4o draw out of. him a speech, but Sheridan declined. Little Phil, was ovijehtly- ashamed of tho whole-lot. He know*. fthat the \'Grand Army of. the-Rfcfrtfb- tic\ ia made up in \the. main, of the; track- ram soldifjrs, skulkers from \the • draft, bounty jumpers, and other \uncondi- tionally loyal\ patriots, who were en- gineering the HoW Guard,or runhing the Loyal League Clubs, or bagging- the fat army arid navy contracts, while Democrats and other people, were- fighting the enemy in front. iNo won- der Slieri4*n,-WH04s- a-good joldier, was disgusted. ' ' i: \*\• Z' —The plan adopted by the represen- tatives of three hundred millions of 1 peoples and twenty nations, atthenton* clary conference in Paris, makes tjtav Fronch fivo fiance piooo ill gpfd the unit, to bu'iutie-teiilliHiineAnddeoliDAl* ^•divided. It is the lejgal ten'dW in i\\ n'itlpns. —\ YOH want nothing, do you ?* said Pat. \ BcdnJ, if it/'s no ; th»m iJMHI want, you'll find it iu thoiue wd^a.tb* whinky was,\

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