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JV. [fli i \ ' j8*r ii,!? v. m I iktra^aptt,'fowtedi tn Iwmt and the pssemiuatwn at ®»«it ^Betw. 'ij saCtdJL ^ j’ ♦tofotff, A« ,pjlp1hV? ,U .[nsg- Youngsville, N. Y,, Sept. 18,1868. No. 26. itBsOnryWIT \“ “ \ \ tfi i) <Sbl£W. sill JJ3 ( hs&r&ELT «M r 2 :iBl sO *baotii „ ............. _ MiShifkjq. o’.The hay is completely: spotl- iio'ii&itOiU ^iwutiti torn tyjrmitt «ii ■alJ. m o d s Oil ' LlglH _«e k i€ W f M ^ f r a j ^ i lh e tain coming, and asked fStjfa^ijpj/and you said I qould easy get said Richard. ' ‘rPde Bhyd done It at your age.,” said oldfeflaftiaJ ' |Fhi& ionly ■ l a m m m T h & ffiU (3w i«% ipaee S t ti S t & f e t a n is a'§Jeat&) 4 nju« drifts from i jqeR ,ani'?iioath'b:sLt Will yft n€V£r .Mf)'e.thi/gdhieriffg- rust from-the .4- \ , ^ r n* ............. H ot ? Jong post * $11 ft Oh, feon heavy Won^M fas*. i-r ,. roJ<ia .l-^u ti Wag flcSy fei**b*| W itiflp ie&; row/^af. a lldiie tstfsi-jlaiaaijdL hk»od‘*t-fc<fotifcbe WhydhfO Standmhbit i g r f i *'* I^fiBafvreep. Kci-xrt.lf O vc&izxxJi’C? ”” er^% o au9li3htan thfeifeds fcelh, ?*ara<sti In g ‘f o r ,lig h t;, iiJr.Y ,:ie;-iro/ c -; j ttfataa i u i o Life is a Me. and Love a cheat. Mingi i%m liL'fdr .iiihv-'ain*.’ i 1 Fwo •i IT they J{|rUuT U ,auu,S l . 1 wander, ’-the ~ The^-teV! nnsOf tbte«8ott^aft: him M' w - ^gh^t*hft?eteai foJL|iSK«4>«3fc!. ' da my crimson hsarf tides, and sent them forth ■ in c h a r i o t s . * ^ U 2 A 3 G JS tSA H O Everjsi^hioftaincrfi^im^liaFs^^ Ms their cold, nerveless veitfc, the qaickeijjjigjtyig of li-e onoe more * \ ' Too latel^-too jrt J t A .> hie black arms.' 'to JCL-jajtin .And tfe^lamp! Sie the lamp is dyhjcfAUtJ: <J Angels! sweep the drifts from 1 my door up the bars! •^msoosi^ «W om}or m ^ r A m t p T ^ a . tell .mtol V'fev Ysm § s \h, abov%x& ecbfal- w h i p B r&£>m ali to bfe as- s i«gi atSay bTnmv^tlle wjibn g] 'd shut m&'trp' e irt-as he w a s . , \cf is ;»6t«n ras going,to I I , * ® ! ! - A youngster tt'as- pla/i® i|j) Jtj5j room^ithere his mother and' a lady vis­ itor ii4fe6onversing. AndtherT,ffriencl called ittj£te.:me.aurilfte< audTaftet^dlfd- left t h e . ' ^ ^ a r the manner of-the ^861—commeiiced^bidieQasg fhgfp^teclil- ‘ \verg/ffeply, . Willie was ap- IlIGHARD BUTLER S Atillll b^fCi: . : -- JUd BY MMtY'JK.Y^.DAi'BAS. Wt i -Bl ,.l: .i,~ r f - r a ^r'fH e /sj a lazy dog/’ , said old Mr tvvo^ arms, jtilCtUOrd ri jo -51 a ait a dr ago a .” J[rdjftn'ideas; ,of drauoos were ’ ’ said! Rich- vague. m an, .and^a s'ean j iiijna YaMJrtsinlt worth your salt,” said | ‘raft. t .j, *[ ^ % ni) ^i9n,t S^t Paid its valley,” ' ^ ^ a j d - rci’^^esi part, then,” said Cr ift 00 ( 1 .f $,aid Richard. ‘ I ’ve long- J^tjit ”.. 1?^|mjal|hey turned away from each Cntenng the kitchen, and Chj^j ’^arching towards the wet ^ ^ j j . a n d aunty Tuckertowu, (l^.adj,(been 'buymg eggs of Mr iGtaf^ijj^.ifed down into tlie village to W a d '^ e ^ e w s that old *'raft and hts ,lvi<{B|ijd,Jliad quarrelled, and were go- - m %iRan .^M lpii^hile both ih” rn^n were well a w i r ^ . ^ a t the squabble meant uoth- j beyond doubled ! v£juch little sparring matches ' * 'd 1 ' nt enough, and yet Ricb- ^ q j^ d not have left his master afj^.^npre tempting siiuation, nor jlbj.-.o.ld (1ra*'t h ive dismissed him a|Jjdli?; hay in his meadow. Yet re^wbs, a -por' of accepted formula h^qgpnb through with. Richard ihiti j ^ ^ l l c , and go without his tea, j, jjn'^inc. the old master growl his de- *(;’ome now, 1 had an oid Arandda tK of- my owit, and I’ll be old mvselfvet. I’ll carry you. before you shan’t go ” And. in truth, the old man being weak and lanie from his bruises, befort long Richard did take him on hi< back and'walk iff with him. It was a slow johrney at this rate with m.my pauses and a good deal of tune pas«.e I in taking breath but before the stage passerl Norsh Comers R,ch ird had die old man on ihe spot. A storm was gathering, and th*» moon had either set or was obscured by black clouds It was. as dark as**- night could be. .Neither saw tlu o.her’s B A • face, as Richard, ha.led the s;ag - and helped the old man m But he -grasped his hand as they parted i • \Tell in£ your name,” he ‘ said. ‘‘My «on could not liuve bee,, L.ed r.\ •‘Oh. my nam-* ain’t worth remcin bertng,” said Richard. ‘ Good-bye !” And thg,y parted Richard trudged honvward It was early dawn when h<? reached the garden gate Yet, to his Sirp'dsa, the door stood wide open Iti a raiment more, as he talked across the threshold, surpns to.horror There, up m th- his old master wehermg in b. t'or'iers sta_e.” Was -lie mad or cotild he jest at suclpa tjmi ? A few laughed; others shook their heads. The old judge looked at him gravel y. ‘‘Explain yourself,” said In. “ It ain’t no good ” said Richard; ‘hut this is how it was: I hpard a g'laning and went into th -wood.-. There T fobnd a poor old in in tied to a tree lie was heat aud robbed, a-id couldn’t get along very good. - m >, mein’ he wanted to get to North Corners aud catch the stag?, I histed him It was a lug It kept m-- goin’ a long spell I was at North A Dreadful R e v e n g e . Many long years ago, the chief of the district [Maclean of Lobhbuy, ini - the island of Mull, had a gratid hunt- ] ing excursion To grace the festivity, # his lady attended, with his only child, an infant then in the nurse’s arms.— The deer^ driven by the hounds, and ; | hemmed m by surrounding rocks, flew ^ to a narrow pass, the only outlet they / 1 could find Here the chief had placed\'1”-^ I one of his men to guard the animals' from passing; but the animals rushed.w wi h such impetuosity that the poor ... ! forester r-nild nqt wi*hstand them. In ! the rage of the moment, Maclean Corners ,at three; and you know it ! threatened the man with instant death,' takfs_ati hour a>ter that, fast walkin’. I hut the punishment w as. commuted* to swear to ; a whipp uv or scourging in the face of ' ju J j . • T to get to our old place. I’ll the truth. I'd jest found poor old j the clan, which in those times was master and inarm when tln-y s-dz-d , eou-idered a deg-ading punishment, fit l.olu of me; but I know how it all ' only for the lowest of menials and the The clansman ‘nsti # * ' m- oJ E me 40. }M # m longer. f.niTofflight Crafr was unusually lo- ,a,s he smoked his pipe on the qioY>orbhg;^hd it so Happened that a neigh hor i^rom I dropped in to speak abdr^ some matter of business, and h cjr4 hun. He, also carried into the village the news that Craft had dts- Wtf jsed Richard, and so the vouug muu f ° S Jqiit W flakw h n s nai 02 lbodl 5 ! ^ ^ llef s at the tavern befor ■ hsslita: to tSmr-gmweiand fear hkek tha folds hfnjt. there he neither deuit !«’ aw the rdl ^KFIe . _ ____ ... _____ itd nor se^ t° d. (but sulked over his -rie iP, eleven o’dock, and then g ive dompany ‘‘Cxoad night,” and went %y, luruing as they ail saw home- a»l® JOU cry pmmtt; hie to ^ .b n t j r!a| ter a m m b o k ^ ^ w w g f ‘anM ^aid fo the v|»ito#hwfim fiBAfer, th a t’s the way mamma feGtttalk-at&ut ,y3n4when you go away .y T^t^yoQtfefnl philos- aboht rightf, \ * • * ordered;;Ifer. servant J 4 I Joiics^ ip kiU%,. t$ » aSkrmed her cattily'I— la i f sent id^)hseitrap9 (p‘ 'alf fier frien<ts, ftrid whefl ttl2<A.<Sf&hree hund- rired had beeuild*i(^£t, she had them ‘ jmt HtldD9eh®^’Iwh)pB . to thu fte^iaSe^flbq^djwhtn e^ggriy was really more out of temper rfusual, aud when half-way on his aev, he heard in the distauce a. V0 for help, felt uic.iued to say that l wak^ione qf his business,, and keep on Bu.His better nature prevailed Tbe was repeated ' !*■ seemed to come the wood hard by and fee.ing ins .wa^r through the tangled brushwood, ftfiucjhaid came at last to the spot .jyherice the cues aud groans proceeded ’and found a man, wjo, in the moon­ light, seemed old and feeble, bound tq -a tree. Richard’s first act was to \m tie toe rope. about his waist, his iibXl to lift fern from the ground on which hp fell the instant tiis bonds ■ were unloosened. “ Come now,” he said, with his od 1 rough kindness, “ Come, gratiddaddy, w.hb did this to you ? VVhai’s hap­ pened ?” ‘^I’ve been here an hour,” said the old man. ‘T’v’e^ been “set upon by thieves,t aud half murdered Tuvy took my watch aud purse, aud b.-ai me terribly beside T p .b e sure, t resisted—who would not ? Then they dragged me here, aud tied me fast im .m a u k ful to you, young man’t very thkuklul ” 1 ^'Oh, ’tisu’t much to do,” sa: I Riquard. ‘•.Come now, gran Ifalher, let’s get you hnm?. Wny, you cati’t brutes W e’ll but jest, stand ’Hold on to me Stand so. ^ t on- Wljerc d’ye live “ ' ‘•A long way oil,” said me old man; ' ■aeigiijhbf^ Siring? “as“ yoh: killed my o*t* 1 take % $. Jihetity, o f *endjBg9^(^ my mfee-” . * >* ;0s‘ - npw, tutle* Tkere.” ‘^We’ll CHets, changed fLlor, lav a ,i, blqpd; an I it.) in a great arm­ chair, poor ol Mrs. Craft—d*a<. ai-o, w it; a great rough wound ahioss ner forenend ! A harchet, covered wit.i hlocd and hair, lay near; and the place had evidently been ransacked by tbe mn derers# w h o ’had left ihe mirks of their bloody hands oil ev jrv tiling. R'chard torsi into tears, and flung himself on the floor beside ht< .lead m aster1 He bemoaned his.own ab- .st:iLa4- w it) Fic.>c s ji-ieproahiC' Then, beibre he summoned aid, i s-.- inul best to Uim to- show some inspect to the poor disfigured bod.es; and. with no thought of-the consequences, he qa-rriefi rhe ohi man io the bed, a;id laid him upon lfcp. lie had returned to do tho same by fhe poor old woman, when, with oud cries of rage am horror, two m-n rushed in at th? op»u door and seized him by the arms ‘•vVe’ve caught you at it !” cried one. “Oh Richard Butler, who’d have thought this of you ? These poor old people ! But y m shall swing for it. I’d string you up to ihe tree outride, myself, if it wasn’t fye.the law.” Richard was s ricken du.ub I I 1 saw the state of matters at o ice and was uopeless His accusers w.-rc two farmers on their early vva* to. mirket They bound him, aud called for others to aid them And, followed by a staring vilhge crowd—yelled ‘at, peltei with stones, used as some ravenous wild beasts- have b en, Rixxnacd was dr&gg-.d to jail The inq lest was held The wietcned rahu was charg d widi the murler; aud soon his trial cami o l. As he stpod there, listening to the evidence agadtst him. he felt that it was mad­ ness to-cherish a •hope1 of acquittal. The qmrrel—his m)ody manner1 a t1 (he tavern—and the circumsrance.s under which he was discovered were all against him. He could only plead; ••Not gutlty.” and had no .evidence to give The murder had be^n eoiftmitteri between eleven and four in .he mo .:- ing. At eleven, he left the tavern. And so Richard was silent uirrl mere cvtm; 'o mm that awful question: •‘Prisoner at the bar, have you any reason to give why sentence-ol death stuuld,not bo passed upciu you ?” Then he spoke: ‘i wasi not uere, sir I found them lyiug d -ad vVben I went bo ne.” \You were out all mgut then ?” \Yes sir,” said Ricnard. •“Tben, wno can piove .tins .2 Wny have you not palled evidence to that eliect said tne judge, rqh Trtib ' [ s ’, ^ \FcS’ulJTiau'Sit said- ^Ricbai.J.».._. dub,vou sl#op i ’ • • • 1 j .s. l was carry i.ig au o. J hi m j>.g i buca j ' ,ovjr tue coumry ail uig.it, lutW' * Ba‘^ ^ l<:*iari.l. eleven and three to catcb tuo North looks. I’v got no witness” The judge leant over the desk. ‘.‘Richard Buder,” he said, “you gave that old man your name. He certainly asked it.” “ N o,” said Richard “He asked if, hut I didn’t give it, and it was pitch dark. I’vtygot to hang” Th° judge bent lower. “Tell m what you said when he asked you,” he almost gasped. ‘T said ‘twasn’t worth remember­ ing,” said Ri'dia-d faintly. The ju Ige lifted up his head and laid ins uaud upon the great Bible The crowd look .d at aim. All were silent. Twice he strove to ppeak, bur tears choked him At last over- com.tig his eimi'ioii. these words rang lou-l and clear through the whole court room: “ I, Jonus Ackerman, do solemnly swear tfut this man Richard Bu'ior lias uttered the simple rru.h God lias brought tow a rd a witness he did ho: expect Lt was I who called for uelp as he passed the woods. It was to me that ne so Kindly cam? I suf­ fer yet Irom the elfec'&of those bruises winch muhj me so helpless that night that lie actuilly cirriei m*j on hi^ shoul.-rs to th? spot where the stage pas'- d: aud the words he has repeated are the words uttered as we parted. So help me Heaven ” An! tii *u mu old in tn. arising, worst of crimes, burned with anger and fierce revenge. ’ He rushed forward plucked the teqejer infant from the hands of the nurse, . and bounding to the rocks, ih a mo* ! ment stood upon an inaccessible cliff, ‘ I projecting over the water, j The screams of the agonized moth- ■ er and chief at thq awful jeopardy i n . ' which th hr child was placed, may ba I e a s i'y conceived. I Maclean implored the man to give ! back his son, and expressed his deep ' contrition for the degredation he had ' in a moment of ex-itement, inflicted on his clansman. The other replied that the only condition on which he would consent to the restitution whs, that Maclnan himself should bear his back to the cord, ahd be publicly scourged as he had been. In despair tbe chief consented, saving he would, submit to anythmg if lus ehild were bnt'restored-i To the grief and aston­ ishment of the clan, Maqlqan bore this insult, and when_ it was completed, b gged that the clansman might re-\ turn from his perilous position with the. young chief. The man regarded him with q smile of demoniac revenge, and .lift­ ing the child high in air, plunged with him into the abyss beneath The sea closed over ihem; and neither, it is said, ever emerged from .the tempestu­ ous whirlwinds and basaftic paverns them, and still threaten the inexpe'riencid navigator, on the shores of .Mull 1 • .T f i k i •V ‘V f 'V ' a . ., r r # 3 % m went to Ric i ir 1 aiui gave him hi- J that yawned around hand, with no attempt to hide the tears .hat trickled down his face- No one doubled Richard after this No one coqld. An alibi was clearly proven, and he was iree again, and found in the o! J ju 1 ;e a friend who nev.T after failed him, and whose efforts, aided by tuose of vigilant de­ tectives, ete long brought the true murderers of the poor old coupl ■ .o light, and meted to them the puuisli- m *nt which had so nearly fallen un­ justly on the head of Richard But­ ler.— N. Y. Ledger S a v e d f rom a Terrible D e a t h . The E'mira Advertiser says that. on. 1 Tuesday m >rning as ijje train had left ’ the Smithboro station, bn the Erie j road, a child about four years old was 1 ohavve I on th* track immediately uv,iws la ;oq y tl < ■h • j.* f i Hd.ig die During the Revolutionary war, La Fayette i>?iug iu Baitimo'e was invit­ ed to a ball. He went as requested, kut instead of joiuing in the amusi meut as mignt be. eXpehled of a young Frenchman of twenty-two, he ad­ dressed the ladies thus: “Ladies, you are very handsom*, you dance very prettily; your ball is very fine—but my soldiers have tio shir s !” This was irresistiblk. Tbe ball ceased;-— 'he ladies went home and went to work, and the next day a large num­ ber of -hurts were prepared by the fairest hatlds of gallam defenders of Balt, more, for the their country. ' G uiie for F istula —'Common s mart- vj m I. boded and applied hot to the withers qf a horse, is a sure cure f >r fl?:u t It oa.i be applied a> any tu n : before the tumor breaks The ,-ame application will drive away a bone fefon on the finger or thumb To B asi S h F i . ies —‘Hafl a spoQti oi. b: i ■ k pjier iii po sdef, ' one, teaspqo ri d I of r f»R an.l p' -1* — front 'of the train. Wm. Homer, the etigineer, immediately reversed the en­ gine and Mr. Samuel Andrews, the firerhan, heroically ran to the front of the fen^iiie, leaped upon the track, seized fhe child and jumped safely to ^ .one side, just in time to save- his own --J- \&4-- *' • liife, and that of the child. The whole thing was done in a second. Too great praise cannot be awarded to the engineer, and the heroic condiict of Mr Andrews, the firemah. • .r H Mark Twain says that when w.o-q 3 men frame the laws, the first thing . they do will be to enact:—I. That all married men shall \be homo by ten p'dml m , wifaout fail 2. That they shall ah bestow considerable attention on th^irjoa own wives 3. T h a tjtshpuld be^ ^ hanging offence to sell whiskey in! saloons, and that fine add disfrahchise-lI;0 ment should follow flrinking places. 4. That thf smokingivi0fe#i,idi| gars to excess should be forbiddep^ai^d-^. the smoking of pipes be utteiriy . abpl- T. tsbed. 5. Thar the wTves s h J M W f a f * ■ a little property1 of their owh^hs^iqis!? ally wheu she/matries ^-a'gtriattiqWj^?-iff \ \\ hadn’t aqy. says Mark, •kSuch. & Om ffqe squl^^oald uev. c t y sf degrafliiig111 .. . -ft) w n y.Ii! b9nimY^;/;h (Aom I)M« r endure f w A k a tin-in th A roam ivhero flies' arc troab.cmine, and disappear. to of t!h?« 4 r« we*e. will soon teen turkey/gobbler* hooked *■ -«U- ' ♦ *¥Crtr|

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