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PUBLISHED EVERY BATVRDAY AT BREWSTERS. (OO tfa0 Hwletn R. R.) NKW YORK. HENRY A. FOX, Bdltor and Pabliiber. 0. II. MILLBR, Associate Editor. TERMBi Threo M*ntbs, (in advanoe) - • 8 .60 Advertifiing Terms can be obtained at the oiBce, i n tJio Town Hall. Brewster Standard. INDEPENDKNT IN BVKnTTHINO-NEUTRAL IN NOTHING. VOL. III. BEEAVSTEES, 3f. Y., SATUEDAY, DEC. 31, 1870. NO. 9. THESTMDABD . Job Office In well Btocked witli all the iiccessaiy type, enrds, paper, ink, etc., for executing n-ith ucntnosB aud dispatch nil orders for CardSf CirculnrSf BiU-Headt, BAXITJ INVITATIONS. Order* of Sandnff, &o. We received the Premimn at the Dan- bnry and Carmol Fairs, 1860 and 70, for the bcHt specimen of Cai-d and Job Printing. Under the Sfahotranr Tree. »r V. UAKRrkAOC THACSBftit. hearty thauka for tlie kind and manly tiroes a. bolloning, as it the bulls of (lirintmaa ii here; WiudB TFhiitlc sbrill Icy ftnd cliill. Ijitllc ckrc we; littlo wo ftftf We&tber withoat, Bbollcrod Kboat The Hahoxany Tree. Oucb OD the boiutiH llirdfl of r&re plains Bang in Ita btooio. Night birils uo wo; ITcro wo carouBo, SitiRiric Itko them, I'ojchiiu round tbo ntom Of tbo Jolly uld troo. Ilcro Ipt as sport ItoyB %n wo sit— LtQghter and wit Flantiiog so ftree— Life IB but abort— WboQ we aro gone, Ijct thorn Ming on Itouod tho old tree. Happy SB thin; FBCVH WO miflB, PlcBMut to Bee, Kind hosrts Bud tnio, Oentle snd JQBI Peace to your dtut; Wo sing round the tree. Care like a dun, ^ LurkB at the gate; Let tho dog wait, HftppT wo'U be; Drink ctory mio: Pilo up tlio cualB; Fill thu red bowla. Itouod tho old tree. Drain we the pup— Friond art utVaid BpiritB aro laid In tho rod BOS. Uantlo it up; Empty it yot; Lot us forgot, Bound thu old tree. Borrows liogone; Lifo and iU iUn, DunH and tbuir bills Did wo to flee. Couio with tho dawa Bliio devil B]into, Le(iv(i ua to-uight Itound the old treti. THE NPEAKINU TKUMFET. A HAIJT VATEn nUBULE. My BcoforiUR friends, did you eVer know Cuutoin Kurkhorii, who command- ed thu KLI]) 8iiitrum of Boston, on aeveral voyages around thu Cape of Good Hone ? You didn't - Well, many i>ooi>Ib did, and they knew him for a sterling ship- master and a worthy man ; houust, trust- worthy, and kind to IIIH fellow-men. On his first voyage in tho Niutram, ho was favored with as fine a crew t o handle the i^hij} an ever cracked a biscuit or handled a uiirliuBpike. Tbo men were } >roupt, obediout, active, uud ever ready or an emcrgeney ; always i n good si>irits y, m part, have been o»in^ j ^^j;^^ ^^ ^^ ^^^ ^^ ^^^ .^^^ ^^^^ a habit of using it, to tho great- aiiuuy- auoe of the sailors and thu dwgust of tlie officers, tJiat if he wi>ihfHl to upeuk \o a man a couple of fathoms off, he would put tlie trumpet to his month and bawl, treatment they received from yoti during the voyage, and beg you to accept the trifling gift which I now bold in ray Imnd, as a pledge of our resjiect and gra- titnda. It is our wish tlint i t may ser\'o you long and well, and be of signal use when giving orders from the quarter dedf. We, your old crew, have all shipped for a voyage to Ilio Janeiro i n the ship Pyrnmus, wliich sails tho day after to-morrow, and have called to ex- press our feelings and bid you farewell. \ Captain Karkhoru it is oitr sincere T*-iah that you may meet witli oceans of gooti luck during the renuiiuder of your voyage througli life; never lose your redconing, be put on short allowance, oapsiced, swamped or embayed in a hnr- irioane ou a leo shore. May you always steer clear of calms, logs, tyiihonns and Uiunder nqiioUs, enjoying steady lircczes, a doar sky, and plen^ of sea room, until Tou reach that port to which we are all Dound, and brought safely to anchor, there t o remain until the chief boatawain Qabriel, diall blow a summons from hin trumpet that ahall break your moorings and send yon away wing and wing t o the mansions of the blessod.\ The boatswain, baring waded success- fully through his speech, miide a bow, looking oarnestlr at the captain and thrust the Si>ea]dng Tnimjwl toward him. Captain Korkhom was a modest man, and although never at the Ions on the quartenlcck. he was shy and reserved iu his intercourse with the world. He was completely \ t^en aback\ by tho buttt- swain's harangue. He bluHhod—he stammered I Ho took the Bi>eakiug Trumpet in hand, and attempted for the first time in his life to make a n oratoiical display—but in vain. All he could say was—\My good fellows, I am smpriscd —this is most uuexjiected—lam etemnlly obUgod to you—I—I am—\ The boatswain, seeing tho Captain \in irons,\ which he oould not get out of, and himself and oomjionious having well I>erformed their duty, hui>pily and con- siderately concluded that the bcRt thing to be done was to close the ceremony witu a \round turn and two half-bitches.\ He made a sign to his shipmates, and one and all gave three rousing cheers, t o the great astonishment of Messrs. Onie- bach & Qusto, and the group of idlers which hud colleutcd, and murcued rapidly awoy! Captain Karkhom was proud of his trumpet He showed it to admiring friends, aud declared he woidd not part with it for its weight in gold; that it should be his eomjtauion on every future voyage, and strengthen his ^'oic-u when putting the ship about, or hailing tlie men aloft i u a gale of wind. Ho was OS good as his word—and even riT'kSf • .\usv^ur^era™\.:;:! «'\-•'\' -- «- •»-\• HO got laio .uch judicious, bearing of Captom Karkhom, who never found fault without cause, or allowed his oflioers to do so. He re- mem1)i-rod tliut sailors were men, and grunted them us many indulgences as were compatible with a proper state of discipline and sulwrdiualiou. us if hailing tliu flying jib 1x>om or the main sky-suil yard. Captain Kurkhom Ho'wevcr this may be. there was no ^\^ J'^.\ \\^^^ Person on board who re- The officers did their duty, aud tLe^men »\ \»** ^^^\^ \' the sea. did ILeira, and they helped each othor. One pleasant day on the Lomewaid It is not often. I am sorrv tu say, tLat a | hound passage, when approachmg the sliip pt-j-forms uu Ea-*tlndia voyago with **%« «' **»« ^^ Stream, to the «mth- ' ward of Hatteras, about five o'clock iu like rcHulls. Whfu tho ship arrived iu liostou after a sucoussful voyiig& and the suilors were juud oil, they put their loose heads to- gether uud hrld a oouuuliutiou, over whi(^h tho boutswuiu presidtMl, iu rtigard the afternoon, a cry was J'aised that a grampus had come up to blow ou the loe quarter. This caused quite a commotion, as is always the CUM; at sea when a fish makes his ap]>eiirauce, a stiaiige sail Baahau hud been let loose. These sounds, which Bometimcs seemed to be ahead, sometimes astcni, some- times on the bow, and sometimes on the qiuuter, were inexplioablc. Tliey could not be accounted for on any rational or phitosophicil j)rincipleB, autl spread ter- ror among the crew, who ascribed them to tlie presence of disembodied spirits, making ctlurts to give warning of an im- pending disxstc]'. When daylight Hp]>eared the discussion relating to the cause of these alarming sounds was inti>mipted by Jo. Halkins, wlio sung out from tho fore-yard that a grampus was ]>rowliug about on tlie weather bow, not a cable's length from the sh{]>. The attention of all hands was now tuniwl tow'anl tlie big fisli, which was acting strangely, i)Iaying various antics, as if crazy or practicing maritime gym- nastier for a waiter, and every now and then amusing himself and frightening honest peo])le liy giving vent to those diabolicul phtinta nnd wails and yella like an nlligutor aflticted with the quinsy taking IcsKons iu church music. Ctept Karkhom for tlie moment forgot his Biieakiiig Trumpet \ril bB\e Uiut fellow now,\ said he \ 'tis the same mscul that was swimming around us hist night. He hiis met with trouble, aud complains of hard treat- ment, and wants uie world to know it Hand aloug the Imipouu.\ As if wining to gratify tho Captain's wibhes, tlie grampus \ put about\ and steered straight toward the ship. As he drew near, Jo. Halkins shouted along, from hin post on tho forcyard : \ I'll be bunged if that fish has not got a big gold fish iu his moutli.\ The gnimpus oame slowly along, swim- miuK ou the top of the Muter, and cn- deuUy exhnustt^l. Indeed, he could liordly keep puce \iii\\ the ship, which was going a t the rate of only four or five kno^. Suddenly lie raided his lioad, and ciisting an imploring look toward the ship, cloctritied all hands by a hideous yell, howl, or snort, which hurst abrupt- ly ou tlieir ears, louder and quite as musical uH the biaying, in choras, of a troop of doiikeyw, and then died away Uke tlio rumbling of distant thnnder 1 Cajitain Karkliurn was startled at the unearthly sound, but soon recovered his prttsence of mind, and sjir^ngiug to the deck from the gunwale, on wliich he was seated, he chtp|)ed bis hands as a new idea entered liis head. \May I be sunk thirty fathoms in the big pond,\ he shouted, \if that villain- ous grampus had not stolen my Speaking Tramjict, and confound hit impudence, he IK note hnilint/ tiie nhip teith iil\ The cajitaiu then moved by just indig- nation as well as b y a wish to capture a big fish, right manfully graHi>ou the Imrpoou, and tlie uext miuute it was dei'ply buried between tho shoulders of the unLa]i]>y fish ! After a si-vere strugf^le the grampus was liauled o n Iwjiu'd and on investigation it was dt'iiiousli-utiMl, as clearly us any case in Vowditi'h's Narigat-or, that when Jo. Halkins knockml the Speaking TrumiM't overboard, the hungry fish ; tiduug it for a choice morsul of food, had sttised it while i t was sinking, and, at- tempting to )>olt it, the noszle, or mouth- piece, bad stuck iu his throat, and could not bo got up or down, aud in his groat agony the iUli had utteretl or spout4»d through that higlUy prizeil instrument the hooTHe uud horrid screams and yells which hud so terribly uflHghted the erea' on board the good ship Siutram ! Frankrort War liorlcs. The Pall Mall Gazette savs: \We are indebted to Sir A. Atalet tor the infor- mation iu regard to the proceedings of the Prussian Generals during tlie oc- cupation of Frankfort: ' Vogel von Ffukenstcin took Frankfort Juir 10, 1600. He imposed the coutiibution of 7.000,000 florins on tlie folloit-ing ilay. It was not the Burgomaster Fcllner whom his harshness fnghtcued to death, but Councillor Fischer, editor of tlic Jounial de Franl/orf. On the 20tli, the General was replaced by Oeneml von Alanteufl'el. and it was by him that the contribution of 25,000,000 florins was imposeil on Frankfort besides the snm exacted by General von Fnlkensten, and iu ciimiuation of \iea\y vcquinitious of pillage and bombnidmcut Muuteuflel, again was temporarily rejilaced on the '2itl of J uly by General von Hoder, and it was in consequence of this officer's requiring the borgomostor. Dr. Fellner, Bridg* CalsMins and what they are. A o-tisson, in which compressed air is used, is an immense invericd box; the edge being do«-nward, and shod with iron to enable It to ci:t into the earth, j Tl.e whole forms a chamber, into which | comjiressed air is constantly forced. | This can be made absolutely dry, at a I depth of ono hundred feet or more be- low the water suiiace. aud is the working chamber. But this is not all. The caisson be- comes a part of tho foundation, aud remains us long as the htnicture endures, witlt the total weight of the latter upon it It must therefore, be made very strong, especially as it has to hold up a pile of miisonry wliilo it is yet hollow, and but partinlly supporled. Tlie pressure sustjiincd during its pro- cess are enormous : for iimtanec, that ou the base of the Brooklyn caisson for tlie Eost river bridge at the jiresent time is about twenty-eight thousand tons. Tliis to supply him with a list of the most js stistained as follows : about five thou- wealtliy citizens, that Dr. Fellner hung gand tons by side friction, from thirteen himself. Vogel von Falkenstoin washy \ -. - no meaus superseded st Frankfort ou account of his seveiilies, but because his manoauvring in the oammign wos un- bvorable rej>orted on at Berlin ; most unfairly, aa was generally tboufflit, for nothing could have been better than his startegy. But bucauso lie did not fol- low up' certain advantages gained over the Bavarians after Longeusulza, were two email actions at IJcrmbsch, and Zella were represented at Berlin as checks. Now Folkenstein purjiosely held Iiis trooi>s in liund after those urtiouH, and his subst'^qncnt handling of Prince Alexander of Hesse's cor])s, and of the Bavariani, showed his judgmeut to b e correct *• to the best method of testifying their I l^wve* i u sight, or any other out-ofthe- grateful feelings towaid Captain Kark- i *ay L'vent breaks the monotony of a long c -----s -• pansuge. The gi-ampus was a young uud inex- perienced fijJi, of small size compiuutive- ly, being not more thuu ten or twelve feet in length. He had probably never Eoru for hi kindness duiing th e voyage, and their upineeiatiou of the niuny noble qualities he iK>s6essiHl. After a lengthy but somewhat spicy discussion, it was rt^olvod, uem. li/u., that a Imidsome Sjieaking Trumpet should be prot^ured uud i>rBheuted to the C3aptain as a murk of respect from the ship's company. The Bi>eakiug Ti*umiiet, quite a showy one, bru s, M\!!!! silver rims aud u mag- niiiceut mouth-pieue, WSB pro«ured, eveiy man ooutjibutlug a share of the exjieuBe ; one day when ihe crew had reason to bdieve that Captain Kurkhom was »t tlie ooauling room of Mesttm. Gruebai'h tt Gusto, the owuers'of the Sinaam, the sailors M'ho composed the ship's oom]>uny ou her last voyage, witli the boatswain at thuir Loud, carrying iu seen a sLlp liefore, and manifested a laudable curiobity b^ sailing round uud closely examining tLe huge wooden mouster, which, without flipper or fins, was plunging so vtoadily along tbrough the wut4'r. Indeed, he once came so near that Cujjtuin Karkhoru thought he thousand to twenty-two thousand b y tho varying upward prcssm-e of tho com- pressea air, mid the remainder by the edges and the posts and frames inside. If the air-pressm'e is allowed to get too low tlia only damage done is t o crush tlie blockiug and cause a settlement of a few inches. Our rcmlers may b e inl4>rested i n know- ing some det^iils concerning the Brook- lyn caisson, which are as follows: Its (uze is 168 feet long by 102 feet wide by M feet 6 inches high. 'Ilie air chamber is 0 feet 0 inches high tlius leaving fifteen feet of solid timber above or i u the roof. It has two wat^r sliafta, two supply shafts, and two uir shafts. One liumb'cd and twenty men can be shifted iu uud out iuhalf im hour. In it^ construction about three million feet iMiaid muasnre of timber and forty miles of bo^s were used. Curious Escapes frou Death In Battle. A coiTospoudent of a Boston paper writes from Metz: There werii n o en J of curious escapes from the murderous fires of the ^Ist August and the 7th Septem- ber. A French euptoin f juud himself suddenly surrountled Iiy an himdi-ed Prussians, and \s'as surrendering when their cajitiiiu shot him, and ho fell from his horse. Indignant ut such cowardly conduct he rose and tried to fight, but the suldiei-s marched over him, and when liis men came up ofter repuLiiug the enemy, he was supposed to Itedeud. But he rose, shook himself, and inarched ofl'. The Prussian cu]>tuiu's bull liad struck mxm his d»coratiou, flattened, and the Frenchman hved to ctqiture the man wlio attempted to kill him. On one occasion a French soldier was lyiuR oil his belly, sliooting when ho got a cliance at a sta- tionary Prussian regiment; when a bomb from li butterv a t a gi'cat distuuoe covered him with a UUHU huiidhiaue sod, turned over liim as nicely us if cut by a spade. SAVIMO A Lii^—The Royal Humane Society of Enulaud has jus't presented its silver mitlollion, with siiitaole testi- monial recording the sen'ioes rendered, to a mias Scott, for saving the hfe of a young lady iiamixl Tredenuick, who was in danger of drowning at Bandoran. The shore is a belt of rock, about one hundred uud sixty feet broml, at its out- er edge broken into guUies or creeks, more or h^ss deep, and communicating directly with tlie deeji water. Having wadedout for about one hundn*d yards. Miss Tredenuick ventured further, when she suddenly slipped into one of tlio S illien. Seeing tier friend's struggles. IBS Scott swam to her assistance, but found, after various attempts, that she could not swim badt against the tide. She tried, however, to cheer Miss .Tred- enuick, promising not t o leave herif she wciild remain pi>rfectly stiU. Miss Scott then put her arm rouud MIBS Treden- nick's neck, with her hand under her chin in order t^i keep her mouth above water, and, throwing licrsdf on her back, kept under Miss Tredenuick, and iu tlAt way HU]>i>orti'd her. In the meantime they were rapidly flouting out _ with Uie Ude, when a ttshermmi, hearing it tookliim rome' timo*to\dig o\ut At screams for usaistunce, proceeded to the j (,„oti^,,j. ti,uy ^ y^royaut and a recounoi- Au I'uutiuul Scene. A letter from a Pruasluu Guunhaiiau before Paris, pubUuhed iu a German jia- I>er, says :— To-day we tu^Ud exceptionally us out- posts at Statins uid if wt. always hod such uutj>osts v>e should hke it very welL We slept, it is true, in tiui ojien air, and it was tolerably siold, but not a shot fell, aud in the morning, we received a visit from thu French too. We could hardly believe our eyos when they advaueod. Wu firat suw tliem 400 or 5(X> paces off. si)ot, bringing them su fely to laud^ 'I'at Cwrwii OF F«)iraBfl.—Thei-e is no occupation so conducive to heultli, so delightful in itself, so satisfactery i u its immediate results, and so eneouruging to the growtli of all the ^uer sen.sibihties, as the outdoor cultmv of flowers. Every woman, whutevelher other employmeuts may I>e, should try to spaii) time for its indulgence, if only in the most limited degree. Those who fancy they liave Ut- tle taste for flowers will find tliut by fos- tering it, that little will grow in them until it bids fair te become a i>aasiou. 'I'here arc few objects in natuiv so beautiful us flowei-s ; uud though but ahort-liveil and the frailest of ail cre- ate<l things, tliey atone for this by their ubunduuce aud variety. But to ctulivate flowers auecessfuUy, there must exist a love for them. It will not do to treat them us btepehildren, or, rathitr, us step- children arc jH>pulurly represejit4id as being treated. Thev must be wutehed, and tended and nourulied. Ay EKOLUUIUS named Cleigt who ap- when they stoml i.in the road, took ofl ! l>eai's to have paid considerable attention their e«i>s, showed us their brandy lhu>ks to the study of suicide, calletl a number and druuk tons. We resiwnded to tLeir of his friends oitjuud him, tiie other would be able to reach him with the luu-- gf^tju^ amj mi,tioned with handkei- »ii«fli*. at Clcvehind, Ohio, and spent poon, and as the fish agam came up on the weather quarter to blow, the Cuj>tuiu laid his trumpet on the tafimij, seized the hariKK>u and threw it towards him with surprising force and energy. chiefs that they migLt come t o ua. several Lours in singlug, telling stories, WLile i»oiir- with a small wUte flag, with U Mien ing I'W «\'*^' ^^ *a* st'cn to place a After a quuiter of un Lour two oflicen, 1 wid drinking cLampague. come neurt'J', ext.'tiding tLeir Lands and fah'>wing that (Ley Lud uu weapons. tLe The harpoon fell short of the mark uud | officers only having their swor About the grampus disupjioartid. But Jo. llul- 200 jiuces off the fourteen men halted his Laud the Spookiug Trumpet, uke a ' kins, wLo Liwl mounted the tafllhiil dur- and the officers advanced no further. tirunchaon, uud the cook, u stulwai't Afri- lug the hub-bub aud excitement, auxioiu cau bringing up the rear, marched iu i to lend a hand in the oapturv of tlie fish, ou getting dowu te tL e qiuuter-deck, aociaeulJy stxuck his foot ugainHt the Speaking Trumj>«t and knocked it over- Our officers and we went ten paces to- vaidu them and saluted them. They said th'y could not see why we should not oorresi>oud aud imjjart news. They were tiled (^f war aud luuged for peace. aolemn prooessson to the oounting- room. Captain Kui'khoru wut in the oountiug- tooBi settling his ocoounts with the L»oaixl! At least this was the stoiy, but \ We i>ioniised not to fire on each other, pwuors, whcu the procossiou eaiered the < some ventured to aay there was no acci- The men ou aet-iug us talking with their loom, the boatswain waving the Speak-1 dent in the case ; tLat Jo. merely si-i&od I officci's, came up idso and thook Lauds iug Trumpet, with triumph in his looks. ; a good opportunity to rid the bhip of un | with us. Several moie would Lave oome To tiuy that the worthy Captoiu was not j intolca'able uuisonue. : but their offiuer6 motiouud them t J re- only astunishod, but alarmed, ft;ould j Deep was the regret of the captain at I maiu wLei-e ility wcie. \t'e shai'ed our oonvcy but a Lmited idea of his feelings, the loss of the Speaking Trumi>ot Uislcigars, ooguac,' ^*., with which they Messrs. <iruebach & Gusto hardly knew I urbane temper was ruffled, and the caie-1 were mudi jileased. We also allowea what to make of this strange advent of ' '' ••..-.d the sailors, uud gazed admiriugly aJid sxpoctiOitJy on the scene. ' Boatswain !\ said Cwtaiu Karkhorn, less sailor was reprimundo in laugiuige j them a taste of uur sausages, just ooukod, which wau neither pious nor jwUte, an | whit^h they thought were capital. They unusual prooeoding \ ......... . „ . worthy Hkij>per, anc MiTnll bottle froquejitJy to his mouth. aud when the mei'iimeut stHtmed to have reached its height, he gave some of the ooutenls to each of his friends. Iu the morning he was found diuid i n btid, and tho botUe which Lad contained the poi- son lying by his side. The deceased 'u*as quite w^lhy, aud no cause—auv^/thut of insanity— t-tui be astuguod tor his sin- gular ot^tuauct. It is an old atory, but a good one, that tells of a vei7 uc^li^ent man who was going away on a viut to some friends. His wife extorted from him a solemn pro- mise that he would abuudcn his usual custom, and put on a clean sliirt eyary d^. So he packed a dozen iu his ti*uulL ^\uen he came borne a^u, his wife wus t lad to perceive he had groun more ethy : but she was alarmed when on ex- tering jiarty from the gates of Metz were uU but two swept Hway by one deadly ruin of sLell. The Metz jxipers relate witli some gusto the ttory of a wonder- ful rooster wh<i ti'aveled w*itli the Ninety- fifth re;{imt-itt of the line through a number of batttles, and who invariably crowtMl when the French won, and drooped bis tail when l^russiun success run high. His cage, which wus mounted on u caisson, wus i>eiietrutod by shot a number of times, but tho valiaut bird is still olive. AK uxriuoupiKAnY ACCU>UNT, by which HIX persons were suflocated, four of them futiillv, occurred at lluuslct, u densely populated suburb of Leeils, England. A large escape of gas from the mains ap- j>ears to have found an outlet in two small tenements ; aud sus]>icions being excited by the sLuttei's remaining closed, an entrance was eff<!cted. For some time tLe gas was so strong that a search was impiactlcable, but at leugUi all the inmates wci-e found apparently dead. It was found that life was not quite extluct iu the bodies of Mr. uud Mis. Tigho, aud by aiiitlcial respiration, ehufling the extiemilies, and the apijlit^utiou of stim- ulants, they were, after bc\ erul houi-s' la- Iwr, lio i'ui' rtHjovered a« to be removed to the ittfli'murv. 'fhc deceased were two children, ugeJ respectively thi-ee and hix, an old lady of t*cveuty, aud her daughter wged thirty. Pi:nu<-' OPINION.—We ai-e judged usu- ally by our public auocesbCM, by the es- teem of distinguished pvi'sous ; but the real test of ehsi-acter is the feeling of those before whom we play no part What does the nurae iu the nursery think of us, or the jioiter iu the store ? If a muu's cLildren oonfidein liim—^if aU whom he employs at home aud in his busiuebS feeil that he is full of thought and sympathy for them us brethern—if those who meet him i>erofivc the charm of his urhauit v, and us they draw newer and know mm better, honor and love him more and moie, we may be very sure he hus the uobleat humun ijuahties, whohe influence uill b e u]iosM.-s.siou to us foi-evcj'. on the part of the|toldus the outposts were not suiJCariug _ _. . ., .and a uaeless \ what is the trouble 't Why uxe you all' for every gi'ettuLorn knows tLat hare? Have you anytLing to complain Ltia^7 subatauoe that Las been siu» w uuu, «*«» wi^< ...auvu uu«» uu»« .^.^^H^. ,, - v ', ' at f\ I the bottom of the w* cannot be recovextd soon be pea'i, for Pmis could not hold I but he always put i t on over the others, The boatewain, a tall, fine-looking j by an outbreak of temper and iutemper- out long: On om asking wiy they firod and now ha was sporting around with a •ailor, smiled beniguly, took off his Lat i aie language. ! no at flmt witLout hurtiug us. t^ey re- with the Lcud whion was uiuuciuuUtred ' The Speaking Trumpet wus lost. Sad ; plied tliey wantod to frighten us- Alter And dropp>ed it on tho floor. The men uud sorrowful Captain Karkhoru relii ed rembiuing about an hour, they turned iiullowud his example in remoxing their ut u late hour that night to Lis state ' buck. >*lmki\e Lands and thanking us fairpauliits. The boatswain threw him- room. unxiMui to Bloei> in lem&mbrauce repeatedly. On their way back they aoli into an oratorical attitude, drew from I of hik miuforiuue. But this solace wat took off theii' caps to as boveral timet-- animalt., and especially sheep, are cured his pocltet a paper, and proceeded to of short duration. Tuwuid morning he Xhis was un agreaable episode in outpost for the XUDV of the uinjy- avyaml niue whole dozen on his backl PaAcncU ' EOOJKUCT 09 TBZ GEUIAKH . —Tlie army before Paris has its own twi- ner}', where the skins of slaughtered pocltet a paper, an d proceeded to of short duration. Towuid mornin g h e TJIIM was un a^eiaable episode in outpo. read with a dear voice and proper em-: w^a aroused by the aeoond maie. and Li>r\i<^. l^utatB the foUowiuK address: hastening on deck was. astounded by the ] ' \Captain Karkhoru—the men who information that strauge and uumitural' A small town iu KSJUMS had three di- bolongod to the ship Sinlram cm her late 1 sounds had boeu heard at intcirvals ou i \onMh in one da,v, which resulted in the WfiMiiti.if* the £tist Indies give you their I the wuUir nut fur inm the sh^ * tKune- }daee beiu^ oallei) New Chio»30. sheepskins with the wool left on, must juntke a t-apital bod, and it is probable that the Parisians w ould be glad if they oould only haie the flayed owcasses of the horses fur ineaC PnueONS who prefer oysters uooked iu their own liquor may be interested in knowing 'uLat tLo fluid contains. TLe Journal 0/JUicrogcufii/ says: \Open an oyster, retain the Lquoi' in the lower, or deep shell, and if \icwod througL a micxosoope, it will be found to oontain multitudes, of email oysters, coverod with SLBU, and swimming nimbly about —one hundred and twenty of which extend but one inch. Besides these youug oysters, tLe liquor oojjtaiiis a variety of aniund-cuUs aud myriads of tLree distinct t-iiecies of worms. Some- times iheii' hght represents a bluisL star above the centre of the shall, which will bo beautifully luuiuous iu u dark rpou.\ Sncefoht and Dcaresl* Tho flweolTBt BongB sro those That fuw men ever brar And no moD over sing; The clearoBt akicB aro tlioss That fartboat off altpcar To Hrds of Btrongest wing; Tho dearest loves aro thoao Tliat no man can come notr With his host following. Wit and Wisdom. Heaven helps those who help tiiom- Bclves. Ho who I'UUR after a sliadow has A weaiysome race. The wise fortify themficlves by reason, and fools by despair. A wise man Uuvei gi-uwn oIJ in oplril t he marches with the age. lie who waits for dead men's shoes may have to go a long time barefoot All noble enthusiasms pass through a feveridi stage, and grow wiser aud more serene. Evetytliing is gainnl and nothing lost by courtesy. Clood manners insure success. Our principles are the springs of our actions ; and our actions are the springs of our Jiapiiiness or niiaciy. We cannot live better than in Btrivinj to become better, nor more aggreeoblo than in ha\iug a clear consdoncc. A person who undertakes to rise him- self by scandalizing others, might as well sit down on a wheelbarrow, and try to wheel himself. A pious young girl of Keokuk. lown, has broken off her engRgcincnt because her lover insisted UIKJU dcrotiug Sunday evening i n courting exercises. •'mistiir tomus brown, president of uashuniel bank, fellcrdelfy,\ was the superscription on a letter that passed through the Boston post-office, recently. Mn. David Cahn, of Sun Francisco, raffled off a t^3,000 set of diamonds to aid tho Prendi cause, and her husband drew tho prize, though there were 3,000 other ticket htjldei's. An infatuated New York girl who fell in love with a stranger at a fair nnd en- gaged herself to him, would not credit tiie stories about him till she was intro- duced to his wife aud two children. IF we begin at tlie right end, and loi>k with as much compassion on the udver- sities, as we do with envy ut the pros- perities of others, every man would find cuuse to sit down oontented with his own burden. A wealthy Bishop congratulato<l a \tnor { iriest upon tlie good air which he ircatlied in his parish. To which tho latt<:r rei>lied-: \ Yes. my lord, tho air would be good euough, if I could only live on it.\ A Saccaiapjiii, Me., woman lias been blind for several yoara, yet periorms all the household labor for herself, husband and two childreu, with tlio exception of occasional help iu wosliing, which aha pays for iu knitting. The Sui>erIor Court in Cincinnati de- cides that a wife hus a vested right in her Lusliand's society and companion- ship, and can maintain an action for damagci against any jicrson who tempts liim to stay from home. A lette'r from Paris, says: \It is strange aud iminlul to see grouiiBof well dressed women lookiug iu the windows of pork butdiers and trip** shops viitb the same eager curiosity which they used to gaze ut ribbuns and uouuots.\ A GSNTLEUAK ill Nonistowu, Pa., gave a distressed lookiug lad, who was neg- ging, ten cents, and saw Lim immediatdy go into a iohiw4'x> shop, and Iu a moment returning, puffing a pii>e full of tobacoo. He thought it mistaken benevolence. The Prince of Prussia on his birthday placed the iron cross ou the breast of his father, who liad hitherto always refused it, saying: \How can you think, sire, that your officers cau weui- it, if you will not. The Piinoe is thirty-nine. I Buss, to kiss ; rebus, to kiss again; pluribuB, to kiss without regard to sex ; sillybus, tho hand instead of tho lips ; blunderbus, to kiss the wrong peieon ; omnibus, to kiss all tLe persons iu tho room ; oerebus, to kiss iu the dark ; buss the boiler, to kiss the cook I \Gentlemen of the jury,\ charged a westeru judge, \in this case counsel on both sides uj-e uniuteUigible, the witnes- aes on both side^ ure incredible, aud the pluintifl' and defendant ore both such characters that to me it is indiflereot which way you give a verdict\ A young lawyer of Philaddphia wrote to on old limb uear Chicago thus: \Is there au o]>eiiing in your part of the country that I can get into V ' Answer : \ There is an opening i u soj back yard, about thirty feet deep, no ciuli. aivund it If that will suit uome on.\ Pleasure is eompuiative, and enjoy- ment is relative ; Uie Spanish peasant basking in the hoorching sun, and roll- ! ing i u the dust of his purdied-up j^laius. Is as happy as the French shophuid en- joying the balmy aii', aud the luxuriant vegetation of Liuiguodoc or Provence. Tau Schenectady i^<jr is responsibW for the foUowIug :* One of the delights of the funny men of Troy, is to surrep- titiouslv empty the oyster shop pt-pper- boxes of the real thing, and substitute emery- -^ emery aeahoning apou oys- ters ought to make the devourer sharp, if not angry. One of the physioians in Burlington, Vt., driving into town on dection \^orn- iug, was mot by a friend, who hailed him with the quoBtdon ; \ Have you vo- : ted V\ \ Not yet,\ replied the doctor ; ' but I have been out all night altei a vo- ter I got him safe. too. *' When will he vote?\ *\ph. about tw*iity-one years from now.\

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