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The Plattsburgh sentinel. (Plattsburgh, N.Y.) 1861-1902, November 29, 1866, Image 1

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JL» 1.! 111 ..1 H I I I£ I > KVKH.Y rrillltNl) AY , miintl A. YEAR, IIV ADVANCE. A Family Ncws\Mvpcr,' We, vole A to Politics, literatures AgrAeuUur<s Local Interests, and General News. VOL.'12, NO. WATTS BURGH, N. Y., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1866. WHOLE NO. 591 IIV TIII!li:<MAV MOItNINO AT I'l.ArirllltMlUll.Cl.l.NTnN (II ,N Y , In Warren's Block, over Laforcei Store. By W. LAN8INC A SON. Raton of advertising. Hotels. LAKE HOUSE, <>i'i'»«it<'»««» ii«»\«» i>«i»«t. PLATTNBURCIH, N. ¥ . UK IC. O. HOVI.Ifi, Proprietor . MONTIiEAL HOUSE, BY S. LARABEE, A usable Forks, Clinton (o., IV. V, ptly ftirnUhcd.aml JOHNSON HOUSE, \j (> u <lr>iMliiir U li. IN. V . I'JR. JOHNSON, - -' - PROPRIETOR. Attorneys. 'l\ AllMMTHONdl, Attorney and CounNelor at Law, MOOKKH, N. Y. \'«. M . 111 :V5 It WIT 1 IIHH41NH. Attorneys and Counselors at Law, PLATTSmiIU1II, N. V. Offlo.,, Jlronn Building. North IM.ln of tli* 1'.. WM. It. .IONKH. Attorney and (ounnelcr at Law, and Notary Public. \\Ti'irm'niirN.V* 1 \ 1 \'' l>. M. McMAHTKIlM, Attorney and Counselor at Law, • Ju*ll<-n of 1li« I'niic', nml Mi-rnni'il Airriil^ f.»r I'mi-tn Hronirn i>»rr Flr'at National llniik, rUlt.lmrgli. <n:t)%ui t: i>. ci.AHK. Attorney and Counselor at Law, HMITII M. wr.i;i>, Attorney and Counselor at Law, Land and Insurance Agent, \\\\\\ l/i*\ l'^' l' \tl 10O Dollars Bounty, And Increase of Peuslons UNDER THE NEW LAW, 1'IIOMITI.Y COIJ.liCTKI), 11V H . & . II A F 1% U.S. CLAIM ATTORNEY. O .FFJCIO OFPOtMT R TII K »KPOT , A T 1 Mi^tir'K JunulKm.ini'l aoMicia wl.l Knvvupl tluli <Jl«oh»!t«», and WtUow» «nd orphana |i»rtlcul«n by Increased Pensions, Additional Bounties. &r. t'o'r InrTtau of Pcn«loi« for every noldli-r -\FOV 1'tnnlom fur t'ntli«ra nnd Kiatlicra Vor Ration* to Prisoner* of W«r SARANAC HOUSE. rpiirc HiirsrHini:u, IIAVINU TAKICN UNION HOUSE, [I'oruirrl, Hotirrfa' llrttel.) S. W. HATCH, Proprietor, Chatoaugay, N. Y. r piftH unv»K HAM III:I:N NRWI,V HI- CLINTON HOTEL, I>A1NINIJMO11A , TV. \V. H AVIN« UIC< KiVTl.V FITTE D U P THIS IMXIXI will. mibatftt.llnl lnit>r.ivi'Nicnl» »i.<l n.v r<.««ur> IKMUIOIIH, II l« now it^-n for tlio r.-c.jia.m of KIHI AII A V Kill I.I. For P«y to OfllcnirK who i\ sLliE'nat Te'rl'nlt mlalrrLl tl • utia lilij-oncl \ 1 h \ l lro J|J 1 l l tl: \V l c \ 1| l |1 lll JjJ Uliural ikart) of tbe patronage of cl TUtUburgb, Aug. U , ISM. » Wldowa , two o -orvlr* forro.. Marble Works. XHT0V1 W w th Jl Manu^xelovy. F. T. EATON, R»8P«CT»'Ul.t.i r ANNOUNC! llieii\ of Olliilon County Hint I)., •ill) J,,.lnu« nu.l.,,« at the OLD BTAM), OI'I'OHITK TUB COUHT UOUdK, and I* pr«|«iroa to furuUli . FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC Marble Monwits, T«mk Stones, Ta- ble hoi Counter Tops, DUN LOP HOUSE, NOB. 715, 717 719 Broadway. ALBANY, N. Y. B. <i. WELLS, Proprietor, Lain of llui HKminiir H. W. SHKHMAN, Luke Chitiniilulii. t>\)\ Uoard, »r«k«.C5O. \AVTsABLE ttOLStt. twi t PROPRIETOR or THIN HOI HI; I . t»ki< * jilimau m I n Klvlul l notU-i ' Uw l iln> Im - ''' \I\\' \ !\\ 1 l''\l ' \IT\ 1 \' ''\''' ' ''''' '' \' • ' \' CENTRE HOUSE. ICIleuUurffh Crntrr, N. V. 'pu n Hiiist itini:» TAKI:S I'l.rr.As- 1 mil li. .IIIIIOUIII-II>I| In 111.- piil>lln ll.n t li,- Im^ JnM ''• '.M.lnirgl i Ciintri. , .lim e 14,1BWI. ' f»7=J FRENCH'S HOTEL. ON THE EUROPEAN PUN.. Opposite City Hall and Park. COU. FHA.NKFORT BTHEKT, HEW YORK. Hpaclouit ltd factory, Bulli ltuoiui and Hsrlmr'« Blinp. 1)0 NOT BBUKVK BUNNKKH Oil HACKMKN W/1O BAY WK AKK FUI,T,. M'- ' Music. Music and Musical Instruments* . For Hale, BHBBT MUSIC, PIANOFORTB3, Mason & Harnlin's Cabinet Organs. Hair Dressing \\CUMBERLAND HOU& Shaving and Hair D SALOON. O . W. DKHJ'IIN , I'roiirl U l l' la it Jo I ^'^SSr^ ORGANS 1 -'•IWrci-.OUF.ONS. j'.\ Estey\ & Co. «« II miii'iifitr'tnrVa hy li'e'm\ .' ONLY .n,unif,H-hir,.,» in 11,1K ,-mintry The 1'utent Harmonic Attach- The Patent IVlaniml Sub Unss,' 'l'lMjwi.rM?l Hub 'riTp.*\*it.-'-Vi».'wli'l^tV nr\' jiluye'n*\ « oidlnnry koya \Wi<l <-«>nlr<illml by n atop; Patent Vox Humana Tremolo, Cottage Organ, Harmonic Organ, Boudoir Organ, hollnc.l Inatrnrminl for IVirlor or l)rnwlii« Jl.om PIANOM from nil thr be»t iii*>niifarlo> Ira IMIAKIJtH K. DAY . nltHburgli, N. Y. DAUJ'.V' H Kinporinm. TAKKS THIS OI* EMPORIUM!'^ NO.'mllT'ltlnlnm.in'tlio moal.klirulmniindr. N. U.--riirllviiUratlttiitlun paid to OHJUJKKN'H lAiucurnNw. .T. C.VAU.KY. |h, Nov. 16.18IMS. 617 Boots and Shoes. Ladles who have KHm Fret, C 1IIKAP KINK (4AITKHM t'UH VOU A l J DKOWN'H. ii«i.iir K ii, Hr|>t. n, isim. A«r, Old Ladj's Easy Shoes, i(li, Sept. 6, IBfUl. 0»5 I'oHsli Boots. HHKS, LADIEHANII CHILDREN Boots and Sewing Machines. Sewing Machines. MORGAN'S AN uacfulUlft fur the f KDO.l H.-vvlnir Machine, KEESEVILLE Marble Works! c, ATBIGELOW, DEALER IN American and Italian Marble. __- o Oo • MONUMENTS, HEAD STONES, Center & Side Table Tops, &c Superior Design aud Execution, HHOV OM MBKIIT1 HTKKI PLATTSBUBFH MVItUllHWIFACIOKV M'ON'TI MENTS, Empire Shuttle Sewing Machines FAMILY AND M ANUKAUTUIUNO rURI'OSKH. pONTAIN AM. TIIK LATEST lMritOVK- IVBOyl R ViQAH I We want A than *ID Hvd }fin ». Above • nlitry or luruu ootnmtMloni pnld. Tho ONLY machines sold In tho Unilnd Hlnloa for Ions ifalljtliwurH by Iloiet, Whrtler K A Clnrk\ «\t illd.'lk'for.l, i .9 .•^nrbh.rUpt' 3S, 1SC&. \ DrowiTsdls ~~ SJ'H i'OAUSIS HOOTS, OV HI M OW N I\'. c ' or Kii ' ,io. iio. salVft lcl>nr|{li, Hi-)it. I). 1K(IO* ' *6»5 BOOTS &, SHOES. H. H. SHERMAN, Wools. S\\oi*s, «\m\ Al«o, BHOB FINDINGS. K7~l>t i!n<in>nat of I). Lnfnrcfl, UrlclguBtroel.. riBttaliiiruh, Mnrch l,!H/)4. 4fi4tr TOO CXSES, Not of Cholera, But of Boots & Shoes, JUST RECEIVED AT DBOWN 8. Citsti (aken at DrownV has caused LOW 'KICKS to assume an Epidemic Form. Pittsburgh, Sept. 6, 1860. 585 DROWN S LEAGUE With tbe People of Clinton County, To Sell Boots and Shoes From the lUh of September, I860, till the iplotlon of tho Plnttsburgh Vetoed Rail Koad, promises to give more Boots & Shoes W Ms Own Make for Cash than any other house in Northern New York. l'latlshnrgh, Margaret St. I 3OO CASESW Boots & Shoes Just Received, WINTER'STOOK r. M\Hl(af tiv\rmn$r?ib SajfrM. I). (Jlolh Unlltir., from tl-il to trlMO. 7. MIK«<'. Otf Hoot., from »1,M) to |R.00. II. (),.|it]i'iiinn'i Droifniiii. 41.76 p r ]inlr. It! Co.ir»i> linot», from t2.00 io|:i.0U.\ l i I1<IJ'« Hool«, from »2-&0 lo |:i.U«, 13. Yoiitlm 1 Hoot., »V.W to fiWl. ld Iron uti u ng. ^ iKV Head and Tomb Stones, TABLE AMD STAND TOPS, PAINT STOKES, MULLERS, MARBLE POSTS FOR FENCING GRAVES, < a|>s and Stll* for nulldln^, Ac. The Best Article in Use. DYSPEPSIA^ \m''i\\f\ y r''l')v« : Physicians. Physician and Surgeon. Physician and Surgeon IPLATTSBIRGH, N. V. Eye JOc I^IIT* Inflrmary Bzamlnatlon and Consultation, Katurtlnya. For nnrtlculara, a<l>)r<t»ii Educational. Flat IN burgh Academy. 'I1H FULLTRRMWIMi COMMENCE ha njpiir- « cln»». atUburtfii, Hitpl. in, IHIIO ctlon Tuition at tlu nnm DAMH, Prliiclpnl. tHIJ. OMMHIUIVL COLLEGE. A PonnanenUy Batabllahed InstltatloB for the Instruction of LADIES AND GENTLEMEN — IN- PenmanHhip, BOOK-KEEPING, ARITHMETIC, Commercial Correspondence, THOHOIXMI BUaiNKSH BDUOATION. erlmrnn of l'.>nman«lilp mny Im »8«n «t tho Hoop Skirts. Hoop , AT CHA9. ROTHS- The SILVER SKIRT. More Durable, More Elastic, More Graceful! Ynd will keep Its shape and retain Us Place better than any other Skirt. now ami Wnnllful ntyle of Bklrt, (Patented IT« Fino'eM**New V^rk'October, 1M»,'I»** SILVER MEDAL! The hit/hatt ft-emium ever given for a Hoop Skirl, y feel. IU lui-TMt IVKU havr thi) l.rlnlvtont uliccn ; Through lutrec. thn aoncit «unll«lit »hak«», I love, oh! kattnr thnu wnrdx can tell. in. «»erynxk, uml grove, nnd <]«!>. But inoafillove tlio uorgc where the rill To r«.t Iitk>l.ad.<] pool tlu.t kc*i,a Tho oaH«nc)i cln»ped In IU cryilul decpa, Hlicer twenty ftet the water fall a, Down from the old dam 1 * broken wall*, Bpntttr» tho knobby bouldcra gray, And latching; hie*, in tho thado away, Wn.lor gi-cat rotiU, through trout pools atlll, With many n tiimblp, down Io the mill. All tlio way down the nut trcca grow, And aqulrrela hldo above nnd below. Drop all the fall through tbo bro«y air; And burra roll down with curled-up icarca, In the mellow ll«l.t of hirwlm. Kor crcr there the atlll, old trepa Drink a wine of peace tlmt lina no Itea. Whuro a lowlnnd \lumber w,>lta the rill; A gr^nt, hrown htilldlng, two atorlca high, On the wcat«rn hill face warm and dry ; And odorou* plln» nfa|)i>lea there Flit with fncenae th« guidon air; And hcapaofpomice, mixed with it raw. To th«lr »mbor awuti Tfie .-arta lmck no U And aplll their treaa Down through tlio t< To tlie wlclo, deep el And the trruw* aro Itown on tho atruw And with each turn Ilurala from li«neitth • thulatedloadrnw. tho up] er door, Hheil wheola they go erprua* below; irnod by alow diigre«a li tho groaning boam, An amber atremn the goda might alp, And (oar no mnrrow'a pnrehed lip. But wherefore godat Thoae Idoal toya Were wullena to real New England boyo. What clanMc goblet ever full Huch thrilling touchoi through II melt When boylali tips the cldur draw T Tho yenra are heavy with weary aounda, And their dtacord llfo'a •wiat muaio drowna The rill tlmt bathod mi bnro, brown feet; And yet tho cliler drips and fall* On my Inward ear at Intcrvnla ; And I load at time. In a a..d Bweot dream, Tu tlio lubbllng of that Mule ttream ; icd a elder mill. Writtfln tor tho Pl»tt#borgh Sentinel. Wo. 1B-ROWEI-C«u unm , The Amphitheater called the Coliseum, Is grand old ruin. I saw it by daylight and ilight, from within and from without, i above, from near and i'roin below and froi f*r; find nnjeatic walls seemed ore and more imposing every time I visited em. Built ia the days of Rome's pride id glory, it is the most interesting and mag- nificent of all the ruins of the ancient city. As we approached tho entrance, a French soldier, pacing his bent as a sentinel, saluted ih \ Rfjmanfl would fill tho building, with the per fume of spices. But for beasts to flgbt with beasts was not enough, men must fight wild animals. (1 Cor. XV—-12.) These men were armed, d fought hurd, gcnernlly comini'ofF vir:tori- s. But even this did not satisfy the pro- pie, they thirsted for a sight of human blood, nnd condemed criminals, or enptivns taken In war, Were thrown unarmed among the hungry lions and tfgern. In (hat arena, too, for feur hundred yenr« Lhe Gladiators fought. They were swords- men trained to tight to tlie death for the entertainment of the people. When a glodi- utor fell Ills adversary would look up to the hundred thousand spectators, whoso shouts filled the air, to know whether he should would be safe with n . - held up by hread.\ So they climbed into the tall iron bound bucket and down they went. lark when they stopped with t the bottom, and the gi helped them all out ; hut In another instant they were dazulcd with A hurst of light like noon- take his life or spare np their thtimbs, the it. If the people held inded n was luft to recover, If he could; if they turned them down he must receive tho denth blow. In the Capitol at Rome, I saw that world- renowned stntue, th e \Dyin g Gladiator.\ There he i« enrved iu marblti, the drooping eclining upon one arm, the fatal gash in tho breast from which great heavy drops arc >zing—gradually sinking, his life ebbing way, bringing to mind the words of Byron: \I .p« before mo tho Gladiator lie ; Ha lean, upon hUhtind-hl. mnnly brow Con.enta to (loath, but conquers agony. Ami hla drooped hend .Ink* grndimlly low, And through hla ..de tho I. at dropa, ebbing .low From the red ga.h, I.I I is llrat ofn thandcrahowur; a Sometimes the arena, wa s flooded with •aterand a naval battle wa s represented, ten, again a ship would sail in and falling to pieces in the midst send a crowd o f wild ilmals swimming in all directions. But tho most awful association of the Coliseum is with reference to persecuted Christians, martyred in the arena. There, ind children were torn b y wild beasts because they would not glye up their faith In Jesus. It wa s thrilling to stand 3ia hundreds and perhaps thousands o f •tyrs, \o f who m the world wa s not orthy,\met a violent death, some trcunl- 1 ig, but othe In imn taulilug, ;ination I could s and lions tearing th e f.iiih I could see the a i deny c the tigers Christians, while by igels and tho Savior bending over the triumphant martyr. There i A. D. 107, holy Ignatus was b o ight to be martyred. Tbe wild lions were let loose upon him, and they devoured hia body, leaving only a few bones, which the Christians gathered and buried. When tlio Emperor of Rome professed Chrirt4anlty v these pertecutlom caino to an td, frad no more n>«tjf« fed wUd hearts of Kn CtiTiHciiitn. XEo\iili \yllu%fEtkrDc& witlx even Moid shed and death pore^led for near a hundred yean after Some became a Christian city. The Coliseum is now a Popish sanctuary. Ail around the Arena, are Romish altars. It the centre is a rude you kiss, the pricstf secure many days of lndulgenc« I visited this old ruiu by day. Plants rere growing in the crevices of the walls, ubs nourished In tho galleries, the gi ooden cross which if assure you, you will was green, and the flow g were blooming o the moss-covered seats; all in peaceful con- allowed us t< The Colisc The Bteol Springs, n nd with % fine plnted ring) which will not the whole Skirt mny The Combination Silver Skirt! Inca with the ordinary cotton lurHU.VKKHKlKT; thobot- .• no llmtu nnml In the HI Ivor ... ,.,,,.» __.orcd with cotton. No Udy having oncn worn one of our Bklrn will bo willing io wunr nny allies, us tho lower hoops of all other kinds 'lured and soiled. Favorite Skirt! Manufacturing Company. T. 9. 8PERUY , Sup't. Watches & Jewelry. Clocks, Watches and Jewelry, Spec- TACM5S, PLATK D WAHE , *C . ..II ktndaof UAIK JKWKMIY made to order. CI.KA'NINu'of WAT/:?| U KH? simp In Mr*. Illcurd'* Nuw Brick Block, next t :\o UHIIHO. l'liUUburgli, July 12, 1806. 677 New Jewelry Store, One Door WortU of COOK'B HARDWARE STORE. Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Sllrer ami Plated Wnr«, Fancy Goods, Ac. HAIK JKWEI.RY madu to order. %r Wnlohwi. OloeU. nndjowolry neatlj repnii««. l'lnttahurgh.May 10,1868. &8fjl Stamping for Braiding & n\rooi,s--n<u m.K, KINUI.M and HPI.IT TT Zi'ph.vr. NIIK.TI;AMJ , Ud v Unity and flnnfrltig '.Voola. PATTKHNH for Hflpjur., tlhalr., &c ft'INIQ I-'IyANSF.I-N tor liilunU. Hm^WTHKIUMftltS.' (JA'HIIM'rt ami other KK1LUNG8, K \A'tVilH. WIlinilTH', Margaret St., I'laltiburgh, we had obtained from head-quarters, he with \votrc permls trfonsieur,\ (yowr'pe:. trast wit a tu e bloody scenes onco witnessed lit sir.) Showing him the special permit-'there. But my last visit was in the night. A bright full moon poured its consecrating light over the scene, increasing the majesty of the grand ruins. Seen by moonlight, the Colise- um has a solemn beauty all its own. The hour which the moon and I spent together there will never be forgotten. was commenced by Vespa- n A. D. 72, and dedicated by Titus, In A. D. 80, two years before the upper stories were completed. It required tho labor of 15000 men for ten years, and among then were thousands of captive Jews. At the :<lication, which lasted one hundred days, ro thousand wild beasts were forced to de- roy each other as a grand display. This Amphitheater is one of the largest structures ever raised by man. It is elliptical in form, 615 feet long, 510 feet broad, and, where perfect, 104 teothigh. The external circumferenco of the wall is over seventeen hundred feot, inclosing an area of six acres\of The outside wall rises In four .lories, each <no being of different architoc- re. Tho lower story is of the Doric order, 3 second of the Ionic, the third Corinthian, he fourth Composite, and above all Is a road cornice. On oue side, the wa!U retain for a con siderablo distance their original elevation, here walls have been built in modern times]to prevent tho>ulns from falling i pieces. For many generations the Colise- ii was plundered for material out of which to build Palaces and Public Works, but since 17Q0, when the building was consecrated to the memory of the Christian Martyrs who had suffered death in it, the Popes have put an end to there ravages. The open space in the center of the Collse- ini, called the Arena is also elliptical, being 290 feet in length and 180 in breadth. This arena was surrounded by a narble wall 15 feet high to prevent the wild beasts used in the sports from escaping. Sweeping entirely around the amphitheater, > to the top of tl tiers of marble of the sat eighty thoi and reaching from the outer wall were tiers upc seats, each one in full viei >w. On these scats once Bind Romans, gazing with delight on the s'rifeB and agonies of man and beast, as they fou-jht and died. \Butchered to make n Roman holiday.' The Coliseum had n >of, but when there ras rnin, or a bnruiug sun, awnings were infurled whloh formed a covering. In the arena wild beasts fought with cacb other, and with men, and even men with an, for the amusement of the people. Ut ir the scats are the dens where Lions. Tlgei id other ferocious beasts were kept, hall Btarvcd, that they might tear each other pieces on some great holiday. The peop watched with savage delight tho various modes of attack nnd defence. If the animals were cowed or sullen, tho keepers would try in various wnyn to work up their rage, uutil tho work of slaughter was fairly commenced. Then tho roars and howls of tho noble crea- tures would mingle with the shouts of the The Wooden (up. A FA1KT TALE. It was almost midnight, the full moon looked down on the German hills covered with vineyards, on the broad fields of corn, on the little village just at the outskirts of the Black Forest, nnd the old woll—the haunted well—just within its shadows. The old well had onco been the village ell; but it had lonjr heeji dry. and had be- >me, so said the villagers, the pathwav through • neath tlie This particular race who frequented the well came at last to be distinguished from tho other gnomes and fairies, so abundant in Germany, and were known by the numo of Spirits of tho Well. They were kind and obliging. If a poor man lost his money, he need but go near the well, and he would find lying there p- rfoaps not exactly what c lost, but something that would in some 'ay compensate him for It; and if any one missed his way in the forest by night, he had miy to look straight down before his feet, o see a little hopping creature, hardly dis- tinguishable in the darkness, I ait which,- if followed, would guide him aright. It was almost midnight, as I said, when Crispus and his brother, and his sister Nel- lie, three golden-haired, blue-cyed, adven- turous children, came creeping across the field towards the well. They had stolen out ot their father's house after he had shut up his shop, and packed away his boots and shoes and awls, and gone to his bed, believ- ing the children safe asleep ia theirs. They reached tbe well and looked down. •'We must wait till the moon rises higher id shines down there,\ said Crispus, \then e will see the gnomes, and hear tbcr#sing, ,,jrbaps.\ As he spoke the moonlight began slowly to creep down the sides of the stone well, lower and lower, unlil it glimmered far down i their depths. As the children gazed they were startled by a laugh behind them. They looked around,; there stood an odd-looking little brown man, no more than a foot high. \You are bold children,\ you are good. I know yoi tease the dog or cat;; you liko to give i rots te the horse. >r cat you li « i and I havi seen you carry ./nter to the poor thirsty cow. Such tend- erness mon sometimes laugh at ; but the day come when theso banl-harlud iplo not to inflict pain even on tlio poor »b brutes, will cease their laughing and indi of little men and women busy place they were ranking golden nuking „ _ e horn.. \Tho klt>g wants « Hew coaou.\ said '•We are going to take this one rrived that duy he looked at his pine tallr* tid naro floors, arid wodden chairs and enehes, and tbe browu crockery on tbo - '• - and their hard beds, and said, i fwl I was not to take something 'What better from the eadiitea.\ Then he looked at his wife nnd children. Such red, rou--h hands sliclmd, and such scanty skirts, ami that tight lmle Cap on her head, and the bluo -oolcn jacket She wore. \What a fright e must seem to my sister,\ thdu^ht he He bad but one resource, and he turned it; it was his wooden cup. He drank off the bright drop ad lkd b h \Welcome to you, _nd sister \Come in t we arc poor,, b come in ! Ydtl shall have the best we hiw got; and w ar h If oden cup. He drank off d looked about him.— said he to his brother t poor but hall have the best we hiwu got; and w« are happy If we are poor!\— Just then hln wife cane along with her br^lr.. smiling faoc, and the little children run' out a merry laugh, which made one laugh la hear it; and Crispus thought he had never before seen them nil trwk so beautiful. fl, 9 wooden chair\ were soori drawn to the\ table; and they sat down to a nice s cd by Crt 1 if ^ mipanlons Into a magnificent hall. 1 ceilings arched upward higher than the ti cst forest trees, the walls seemed made ... gold and precious stoneB, and it was filled 1th thoi at work. hair. They would take a lump of the pur >re and beat It on thoir tiny forges, and then Iraw it out into long, flno bright curls.— 'This will be charming for a pretty maideu to wear,\ said one, \when -she goes to i-ce her lover in her dreams.\ another place they coach, and harnessing si toit. '\\ they. show it to the \coaqh-maker when ho ii asleep to-night, and It shall bo his model.\ In another corner a party were fixing wings i their shoulder. \There Is a poor boy in mger of shipwreck to night,\ said one of them ; \his mother sits crying, we must fly the seas, and when the ship goes down wo will seize him by his brown curU and bring him safe ashore,\ 8o there was no end to tho variety of drj- . „ cupatlons there. Tho three children were w °u'd not give away—no, not for all your bewildered, but not fiightencd; for as they ossession*. I have what the good passed along, each gnome turned and smiled ° .i.-i»—*«-- . .- kindly on them and bade them welcome. After a while, bo who had brought them there, said, \it is time for you to go home | but first, I will redeem my promise; choose each of you what you will, and it shall be r ours.\ Crispus' brother spoke first, \I see yonder a great castle, with wood and parks; I shol'd like that or one like it.\ \You shall have it,\ replied the gnome. The sister spoke next. \I would like the amond necklace, and the coach and horses.\ etUadrtWtffff ttaffiffnUde SL- ble home happy and beadtlfdl, even in thi' sight of angels. Tims they spent the time in pleasant talk; and when they were about to depart thn brother mid to Crispus, \I cannot offer you anything, for you seem to havd all you \Not exactly,\ said drispns. \No Ono has all he wants. But I have what will Up for many deficiencies, ami what I gave me—the best he had to give irte— i\M drop of contentment hi the bottom of my lit- lo wooden cup.\ f blrty-Six them answered the **lfis eyes kindled like fire whe iled again benignantly a t t he spoke, d d Wood Eave Troughs. T^OR BA1>B DY HatiaWgh, Mnrcli 1,11 W. D. MORGAN. | vast assembly of spectators, until at last one wild beast stronger or more ferocious than the rest, would prowl around the arena upon »f his slain victims. To over- m come the scent of the slaughter below, the 'You shall hi gnome. Luslly, Crispin spoke : \Good gnome, you e wiser than I, give me whatever is best r me, whatever will make me happiest.\ \You are a sensible boy,\ quoth the gnome; and with great ceremony he present- ed to Crispus a little wooden cup. \Not empty,\ sidd a voice; \look within.' Aud behold Crispus saw a drop like water at the bottom. \Drink that,\ said the gnome. And when he had done so, he said, \I am coutented with my present; It is the best, or you wonld not have given it to me.\ Once more they were all three put into the moonlight. Then the little man took them across the fields to their father's house, and climbed into a window and put them safely into their beds. They were very tired, and soon fell asleep; and the next day the first thing Crlspas did was to look at his cup. \My brother and sister had grand things promised to them,\ thought he: \I wonder what I am to do with a wretched wooden ettp; I will put H in the kitchen; It is i better than other cups.\ But as he looked he daw, as on the pre- vious night, a single clear drop in the bottom, and as before he drank it. \I am well satisfied with my cup,\ ex- claimed he; \there is some magic In It - time will show.\ Many a long tnlk did the three children have about their adventure at the well; and in vain did the other two try to drink fiom the mysterious cup. They might Bold it up- side down as long as they pleased, the drop clung to the bottom; they might try to touch it; it disappeared without wetting their fingers. Only Crispus could enjoy it; and the moment he sipped it out another one filled its piace as bright «9 ever, Thoy'made several more expeditions to tho well; but they saw only the moonlight streaming down into the darkness, and heard only the night breeze stirring the long grass. So at last they gave up going there, and in time ceased talking of the occurrence, and seemed all to have forgotten it except Cris- pus, whose Wooden cup was htsremembranc cr; nnd ofttlmes when worldly matters were wrong with him, wheti bis old father was peevish, and his customer's feet were hard to fit (he had taken up Ills father's trade,) when bad debts made their fare and fire scanty, when after stitching at shoes all day he had to stitch up the holes in his shabby garments by night, under all these afflictions, often and often would he sip up the little pearly drop in the bottom of bis enp, and be merry and light-hearted as ever. II. In a fur off country over the ocean, events were transpiring which were soon to change the forluues of tbo cobbler's humble home. In a maguiflccut chamber in n> great marble palace, an old man lay dying. One thought only had engrossed his whole life—to hoard up riches; but as he lay now under his silk- en coverings, attended only by strangers and menials, some images came flitting across hia memory he bad not found time to enter- tain in his days of health. \My poor old brother,\ said he, \I doubt if he is living yet. But ho has two boys, and tho youngest is my mm sake. Yes, he shall have all my money.\ And thus the matter was settled, and all his possessions—his ships and merchandise, his house and lands, his gold and jewels— iro all poured, like a very fairy gift, into the humble cottage of the poor old cobbler. \This must bo what the gnomes promised you,\ whispered Crispua to his brother, when the news came. \Now you will take your sister to your grand castle, and then she will have the diamond necklace and ride iu the graud coach which they promised to her, while I must stay and take care of my old father, with only my wooden cup.\ With that he sighed, and took up his cup; the drop was very large and bright at the bottom, and he drank it off. •Never mind.\ said he, \It la not castles and diamonds that make people happy.— Who knows but I may bo tho merriest of thi three after all.\ So the brother and sister departed to tbeii grand home, and to riches without stint ot measure. They found something, too, which they had not bargained for, lawsuits and losses, vexation and mortifications from abroad, and strile and contuutiona at home, for poor little Nelly had found a husband who liked better to spend her money than to love her. \What care I for all this splendor,\ said she, as sho walked over velvet carpets. \I am not half a3*bappy aa when I played with the flowers in our homely garden, or sat on my lather's work bunch while ho made the Ah, poor Nellie, you found pleasant things, too, sometimes, aud might have enjoyed them, bad you not always been pining after some- thing pleasautcr still. \Let us go and soe Crispus,\' said tbe grand brother one day to her; for he was a gentleman' now, and Crispus would hardly have known him. \Let us sco how he r~ liU wife live.\ So after-a. Journey of many days in great style, with coaches, footmen and outriders, they arrived at the cobbler's collage. Their old father had long been sleeping in the churchyard, and Crispus had takon hii place, to mend, as he had done, all the shoei in the village. He bad • wife now and some-rosy children, but he had never bean ablo tu crow rich; •nd, though he was seldom troubled about Abodt noon to day, a seedy looking man, considerably shattered by corn juice, stag- gered into oilr sanctum, and dropping into a chair, inquired: , \rimwede'r in?\ We were in; several ofds. '•Willin' to publish statement frdm (hie) stranger?\ ' It was raining out of dortra, local items ere scarce, and we were disposed to listen to the seedy mm of shattered appearance.— The following was thti SKBDT ICAS'a STOR*. \I 'side in In'nap'ls—wa* on An'y Johri^ n's 'ception c'mittce. When AnV went away he left cons'tution and thir'-six bottles of *tar whiskey on nly hands 1 . My heart's full of cons'tution, and my sys'em's fall of (hie) star whiskey. I've been ii ' h ilit' th Kih the circle—it's the Knights of the Gold'n Cir- cle—ever since. Woke up this raornin' and thought I was home. Snn'ly 'lected that t'was 'lection day. Hsnjn' gone to bed \ boots and hat on, didn't take long to di 1 ^,,. Took gincocktail t' breakfast Started for the polls—little bewildered by gincocktail run against polls fust thing—one was polo t'n omnibus, V other was telegraph pol«— both 'fused to 'ceive my vote. Saw hack with b^ns mailed \Sec'ri Ward,\ got in and was taken up polle.-— Thought's my ward in na've c'y In'apolis Called for Dem'cratic ticket, and (hie) d—n —n that won't. c — ««»•--••-•- •••-—. - - only A trick to catch 'publican votes. All right: tried to 'posit it—to leave it with the star 1 and (blc) tbfy six Const'utiou in the lianda of the Judges of 'lection. Asked me Where ttfved—tol' him that I lived right here in Wapolis sixteen years (with 'ceptlon of two year ia Can'da during the war) and he ought to know me. Was 'mediately 'rested and led out. Told me ought to go back to In*- apolis at eing would a few times aay how. Went to the Ponrteenth Ward next.—' Being seedy and (hie) drunk—of which I'm prond—Pts Dem'i'cra \If you will ge« into tho bucket and come down the well with mo, I and my brother xmes will do our beit to entertain you ; 1 moreover, moke you u present of what- :ryou choose.\ 'Oh, yes,\ said Crispus, eagerly, for tho benevolent face of the gnome, added to his >wn curiosity, banished fear. \Yes let i 50.\ His brother and sister hesitated a momen , mred, by his fearlessness, they nodd- \said Crispus; \and the chain Isold and rusty; It might break,\ \Never fear!\ answered tho gnoOM, «nd m be laughed heartily. \Only t*t i». 7™} the m«tto»j y*t wb«n the gmn* oompwy of tb« g g back to In that I was in Otatiati—-good tlbi here, thought I I (hie) dr tic—! •hadlo'sofDem'rat- ic baltofe stuffed tato.my vest (hie) pocket; A vile ab'lit'nis challenged my vote—asked me who I was—tol' him I was 'umble (Uie) Mdual who settled that Ward—had to lav it 1 (hlc.) . . Vote was refused; got on box and made speech—tol' em Vd been drank with every officer from Aldiirman to (hie) President— everything Isaw was swing' round the circle —policeman told me to hdsli upand move on. Asked him If he'd got a small bottle of cons'tntiott bltfers to leave In my hands—I showed fight'-policeman vetoed nKLovec the head with, a club—saw thirty-si* »t*» on^ his coat-knew he'd seen An'y Johnson som'er and it was zall right. Went to Sixth Ward next; no success there Policeman snid he would take me to the right polls—took me to the Ninth. Street Station House. Got out on the plea that I was a political pro(hic;eession. Finally went to Fourth Ward. Fourth Ward all right, took my vote 'thout a word. Goo' tellers ia Fourth Ward ; want to 'tarn thanks 4o.£v> zena Fourth Ward for coor'cy.to struager from ln'aijHs. Tol' me tb come and' voto 'gain after (hlc) dinner—guess I'll go 'f I confiu*it. \Rah f Johnson.\ , • Exit seedy individual, with the thirty-si ^ bottles of ttar wiskey in his system, and bis constitution not greatly irnprovod, although ;he best he has left in hla hands. nonsense^ , Of six hundred and twelve young ladies >ho tainted last year, more than one halt fell in the arms of young genMemsn. Ool v three had the misfortune to fall on the floor. \Son said a careful Quaker, to a spend- thrift, \thouarta sad rake'.\ \Xav fath- er,\ replied the promising youth, \thou art the rake, and I am the *pt«oder.\ It is given out that the Children of Israel were once severely punished for adoring should tnk< ones. The 'ladies of modern, times ning, especially tho lean I know a gal so modest, Sam, that she ordered her beau out ob de house.\ \What or, Poinpey ?\ \Bfekase in a conversation >n de subjuc 1 ob de weddor, ho said de wind, lad thi/ud. \ A Irishman being in church where tho collection apparatus resembled on election \ ox, on its being itanded to him t whispered t tho carrier's car that he was not naturali- zed and could not vote I . • % An eccentric old follow at ToletfS ae^osit- ed the following ballot last Toes&iy-i•-»•».«• President of the United States, General U- lysses S. Grant. To learn the shoemaker 1 J trade, Andruw Johnson.\ The alderman who was lately injured by the accidental discharge of hia duty, is re- ported to be In a fair way of recovery. II•; says he'll never be caught that way ngaiu while in the full possession of his senses. A colored cook, expecting company of hi>r own kin, was at a loss bow to entertain them. Her mistress said, \Chloc you mast mako au apology.\ \Lai misras, how can I make it ? • I've g<»t no apples, no eggs, nor butter, no uultlu to uwkflJt .JtltiF- \Willie said au interesting young moth- er to her youngest hopeful, «HJO TOO know what the dlffereneo h between body anil soul, my child t The soal i s what yooloVo w ith; the body tairriw yo?» tiwui. This; U your body, 1 ? tqwotof |&e Mule fellow Vsboul- ders; M buttlM>*»lF*Wet»tiig deeper :ln.— You can feU'lfifcUrr^\ ^ --*»-. know,\ * l at fi.fM)h I ttwfth a flash: # tilejli- ••VbatVmr H.lnnol aifc!\

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