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WHOLE NO. 511.
EUGENE CITY, OR., SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 1877.
$2.50 per year IN AOVANCC.
Site 5ugw Citg 6uartt.
V. B. ALEXANDER, W. H. ALEXANDER.
Publishers and Proprietors.
OFFICE In Underwoods Brick Buildinj;,
over Crain's Jewelry Store.
BATK9 OP ADVKKTIS1NG.
advertisement, inserted as follows :
' )b. square, 10 line, or lessone Insertion 13; each
jequent insertion Cssji required in advance
Tim. advertise wiU be charged "at the tollowiug
rate.: ..... .
square three months,
" " aix month. ...
; 6 oo
, H 00
Transient notices in local oolumn, JO cenU per line
r each insertion.
AdT.rti.inv bill, will be rendered quarterly.
-All job wo' must b. r aid roa ox wxivrrt.
' Mffloe Heuri-From 7 a. m. to 7 p. nv
ftvm to S:S0 p. m.
Mail arrive from the aouth and leaves oini north
10 a.jn; ' Arrives from the north an 1 leaves koiii
ruth at J:J3 p. m. For Sitii.law, Franklin and lam
T in, ct'oae at A.M. on We luea lay. For Crawford.
Vile, Camp Creek and Browntville at I T.H.
l.etsrs will be ready fur delivery half an hour after
rival, of train., tatter, ahuuld be left at the office
cue boor before mail, depart.
A. 8. PATTERSON, P. M.
EnorNiLoDOi T-0 1!. A. Pi and A. M.
Meet, first and third Wei nee Jay. in each
Hudora Botts TjOikw o. 9 l. J
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neet on the tdand 4th Wednesdays in earh month.
23 3E3 TST TIST.
y a m i
TfS OOMS OVER MRS. JACKSON'S Mil
X linery Store,
)R. F. WELSH
H IS OPENED
Permanently in the Underwood Brick, Eugene
(Jity, and resiiectfully solicits a. share of the
public patronage, v Refers by permission to J.
ft. Cardwell, Portland. v
A. W. PATTERSON, '
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
BSce eD Ninth Street, opposite the St.
Charles Hotel, aud at Heldcnce
KiJOKNK CITY OKKQ-ON'.
..Dr J. G hields
OFFERS HIS PROFESSIONAL SER
ices to the citizens of Eugene City and
.urroundin? eotiatry. Special attention given
teall OBSrETUICAL CASES and UIER
INE DISEASES entrusted to his care.
Olfice at the St Charlea Hotel .
JOSEPH P, GILL
CAN BE FOUND AT HIS OFFICE or res
idence when not professionally engaged.
Office at the
POST OFFICE DRUG STORE,
j Residence on Eighth street, opposite Presby
' Chas. M. Horn,
PRACTICAL G Utf SMITH.
.DEALER IN GUXS, RTTLES;
'and materials. pairing done in
the neatest style and Warranted.
t Spring Machine! Safes, Lock.i,
duns loaned and ammunition furnished.
hop on Ninth street, opposite Star Bakery.
itTORSEY AND COUNSELLOR 'AT LAW,
t Office on Willamette street, Eugene City.
JO IIIPYCV fl
. O. LUbACI, rQ
Clocks, Watenes, Chains, Jeelry, etc
llepairiiiij Promptly Exwuted.
tiT A II Wark Warranted. J&)
J.S LU' KKV,
Ellsworth & Cc's brick, Willamette Street
. M and Stationery Store.
OST OFFICE BUILDIMJ, LUbt.JI
I have on hand and am eontaLtl ;
. naes, etc., etc.
A. S. PATTERSON
LIFE OF TRADE!
... SLOAN BROTHERS
-rrrixL DO WORiT CHEAPER thaa aay other
HOUSES SHOO TOR SI 50,1
With aew auterial, all roaa.1. Rnetting old abry
All wtrraaled la 1e tulafarllaa.
Sio? on Eialita at, oopjsl Ham
DR. JOHX HERRBOLD,
jncicu m lEfinicu num.
HA3 RE5IOVED TO RfrSEBrRf;. Or
mo. whre he renctf'i!ly o?ers hi T-
viaes to the citizests nf that pla and) rkinjty
reortvinir an assortment oi me resv ocm-.i , hr pcrm.rin - " . .
EfaU:-. Books, SUtionery, Blank Book t,. P(. "r"d".:-P.M
Portfolios. Cards. Wallets. Blanks, Portrnoo- , "7 Ti .5 SJi.ll g.v.
. ST. NICHOLAS,
"Vie king nf all pMirntmm turned for iht
young on mherndt of tin Atlunlie." South-
amtiin (England) Observer.
The third volume of this incomparable Mairarine
i now completed. With it- SOU royal tmtavo iiairm.
and aix hundred illustiation., its aplrnlid aerial.,
it. shorter stories, poem, an I sketches, etc., eUi.. in
its beautiful binding ot red an I iri.M, it u the moat
1len lid sift huuk for buy. and ari rU ever iuued fiom
the pre. Puce, II; in full irilt, 15.
ST. NICHOLAS FOR 1877.
Which own. ith Novemtwr. 17D. bnrins a .hort
and very enteitainmir m ial f am the Kivnch, " 1 he
Kinirlom nt the Oreedy," A story alaptel to the
IhnukairiviiiK aeanon. Another aerial of aWoibiug
interuat to boys,
" HIS OW.V MARTER,"
T J. t. TKOwiimnor,
author of the "Jai-k tlamrd Sto ie," in the Christ
mits Holiday Numlier. Heitilra aeiiiil .to'ieii.
'hrittniiSHtories,livt-ly nketclieM.ru .em. ind picture,
for the holidays, nnl aome aNtiniliin? illustration,
of I iriental poitn, with IrawmirM tiy iniiiev,a''tiMt,
'riiv I'linuruiu iinriiiAV vii.tiitu in?
81' NIOIl'tr.AS, superbly lllujt.-atel, coutain. a
very mtoitwtiuir paper.
riiF. por-t OF MY CHILDnOOD,"
sy William ccllkx bayist.
Do not Fail to Ruv St. NiclioUs fur tht
(?lirisiin:is HoliilHys' I'ritM. '25 (Vnts
Du'inirthe year there will lie interestinv pnpeia for
buy., by Willain Cul'en B ynot, John I. Wlnttier,
I'hoinaa Huihes, William Howttt, Ir. ffHollanl,
(i onre Mac Donald, Kauford B. Hunt, Frank K.
Htuckton, an I others.
There will lie utoriea, ketcha an 1 poem, of special
inteiest ti vivls, by llariiet Ftew-ott pllffOl-1l, fu
san Coolnlfe, Sarah Winter Kcll.y, F.luaheth Htu
urt I'helps, Iaiuim Aloutt, l.ucretia P. Hale, (Vila
Thaxter, Mary Mapea lodre, and many otliem.
1 here will bo also
"TWELVE 6KY PICTURES,"
bi r or. aorroB,
the A.tromcr,' with mips, showing "fli" -ta'K of
Kn'h Mouth." will be likely to su pass in intc-'
n i j none in popular alienee reeeutly Kiven to the
AMUSEMENT USD IVITRUCriON, with
FUN AVO KROUC.anl WIC Vl WISDOM,
will lie minifletl as heietofoie, an I St. Nicholas will
continue to delight the young aud give pleasure to
OOOD NEWS FOR BOY8 AND GIRLS.
To meet the demand for a cheaper StvNic-holas
Oift-Uook, the prioe of vols. land II has been its
(lured to $3 each. The three volumes, in nn elegant
library raae, are sold for I III iu full irilt, Hi), so
that all may give tlieir .chil lien a complete set.
Ubese volumes contain mo;eattiactive material than
fifty dollai.' worth of ordinary clul lien s books.
Kuliacriptiun price, 3a vear. The three bouu 1 vol
umes and a .ulMcription foi this yearonly 912 riuti-
WTitie with the nea eat newsdealer, or sen 1 money in
check, or P. O. Money older, or in rciriatere I letter,
8cbibnU If Co., 713 Broadway, N. Y.
Ktrs.SAKicCaif. & him C. Conner
FANCY HAIR WORK of all Kinds.
WIGS, SWITCHES, BRAIDS,
WATCli GUARDS, BRACELETS, ETC.
Made to order.'
Corner Willamette and Tenth Street,
ap28 5m ., EUGENE CITY.
EUGENE CITY, OREGON.
MRS. A. fiiENFRLW- ""roD
Having again taken possession of the old and
sT. CHARLES HOTEL.
Wliieh has been newly furnished and refitted,
is now opqn foe the reception of guests.
1 have ptteen rooms in me
FIRE PROOF BRICK BUILDING
making 50 rooms in all. It is the most commo
dious and best appointed house in the State
south (' Sulem.
FREE COACH TO TrlK HUUSK.
B. H. JAMES,
TIA AXD SHEET IR0. WARE,
Eugene City, - Oregon.
Keeps constantly on hand a complete assort
Tin and Sheet-Iron Ware, Stoves,
Ranges, Pumps, etc.
Repairing done promptly and in the beat
All .uffere-. from this dnwaM that are snilon. to
beau el,.houlltry Dr. Klaauei'a Celebial
ed Coimumpllve Powder. I'heae Po ten.
a the only piepaiation ku.iu that will cm t oil
linipllou an ) all diaea ee of the 'I hroal and
l.miua-in leel, ao t on w uurfaitli in them.au I
alaotoinnvini-eyoutlint they are no hunii.uir, we
a iU fo' wa I to ve y .Ulfc.e. , by mail, port paid, a
free Trial Box. .,
V e ilon t want your money uum juu .
ot their curative poweis. If your life is
w. lb savin, don t dflay io giving the'OW
'der..t,u.l.Mtheywi:.ulycu.y.; - i.
ttte Mate, o CanaiU by mall nn receipt of price
ASH V KOBIIIXS,
J60 Fclijs Brariti, BsooaLts, N.
,7l,braied lalllble ril fo
r.v.u .w .ulleira tnat t.; pow leia will do allwe
I hiii hn tl-m, w iiii di wm -j -- r
f...o,lv ..i.V.Icim tlt lever madeth'. de
. rM'THil SuI
" ' 'i ., iy, and a tiViw knowledge tloaasa l.
5 Po'- la r"y tnal. and U evmced of
their eu.ative poweis
PrVe, larVe bos. HO", or 4 brrse. for I0 .
tTy mad to y part of VnXfm Cn
onieceiptof Piwe.or by M pie-. C O. D. Aodreaa,
ASH at- KOBBIXS,
MA FcLToa Braarr, Bocit, K. T.
BOYD & REN3HAW, Proprietors.
KEEP COS6TAJm.T 05 HASD,
OrW Veat. of all kiade lard, fallow,. 01
ell bet IB ehonka fnn to "'"
' a GPICTXTUP.AL IMPLEMENTS of
,A- aU kinds t r3K gpBiCKE.
"OMU MOUK INFOIITINATK."
Alas ! He says he loves me no longer now ;
11m hu hi.-.,ll IIIV hiirt Ha Urnll a Itia unta
He cursed me and drove me f om even liis eat
Where to lie, if he loved me, I'd deem so sweet.
1 lie last unit, lingering nope lias fled, '
That I could win him back, his love is dead j
And being dead, what does he care,
For my grief and anguish, my wild despair.
What does he care that I lett for his side.
One who would have made me his honored
Honored and wealthy, but my heart was warm
with love lor this nun who meant but barm.
To the foolish girl whose innocent heart,
Saw nothing wrong in the secret part.
He asKea her to piuy in being wed,
And with him tnun her parents tied ;
lo tin, I too late where she trusted so well.
She had been deceived, as a fi.'iid I om helL
.UL-iit lure an innocent an'el down. ..;
Pollute her white robes aud tarnish her crown.
jnl what is for me? Nothing now but my woe,
icnJs or shelter, I've none, where, where can
A KO .
Would even death, if. I sought him, take me,
t old me so close that nothing oould wake roe.
I fear not death, he is kinder than lire; yea far,
i.ito promises much and sets a bright star ;
And S.IVS, look at this, love it, be not afraid.
Aud looking we worship, and then are betrayed.
Betrayed, aye betrayed was I indeed,
For not even my soul did he loave for my need.
I loved him, and gave as the price of that love,
Home, friends and honor, even heaven above.
A., i J. - li.: : ...I... l: I t
umi .nice ail 18 in vain, wujr nuer ucrv i
l o lie scorned and hated by those once dear j
To strive, so hard, to be again
A woman Dure and free from stain :
To pray, to try for God and heaven to live,
Only to find men will not forgive ;
(July to meet the cold sneer that stings
Deep, deep in my soul; and whose eouo'ngi
Haunt even my dreams where ere l sleep,
Till from my woe, in my slumbers I weep.
But Christ is more merciful far than are men ;
l'erhas itn would receive me and ium iiij
' ren in w H di ' the woman of vore,
And keep me from sinning and sorrowing more.
Here's a cup of the bitterest poison, 'tis lull,
Yet 'twould culm me forever, this wild pain
So father forgive me for all of my sin,
To the humblest seat in thy realm, let me in,
Forgive him who ruined me, killed me, my God!
But neglected to lay me beneath the green sod.
Back on the Dillows she wearily sinks,
And the fatal poison she hurriedly drinks ;
the closes her eyes, but is still awake,
For trembling nmrra irs her p.Je lps makes.
.Vhile siwnes that tor years have been left be
hind. Now flit like visions before her mind.
A'uiu she uiurin in as if she wo.dd speak,
Vow wor.'m come broken, low and weak ;
. ' t'ic . m t' r, d"ivr mother '! vm know?
The place where theBe rare, sweet flowers grow.
I think it must be at Christs own feet ;
v Uy do yon frown father? It is not I
That have sinned a dark sin and am soon to die;
For I am a little child ag.un, your Bess,
In my mother's arms I once more feel her press
u0U kins us on my lip, ana near ner pray,
M Uju WUI keep ner Bessie aiway.
Vtiy ' "-Ti l"' e me vi-s they are gone
I'm afraid, in this blackness all alone';
But I hear a voice in the dark so dreary,
Saying " come unto mo all ye that are weary.
1 was weary, ana on : so lull oi pain,
Si I came. The voice is speaking again,
"Ye slijinmvr" ilve.Jpr "
When t.W found her there, her life had fled,
She was calm au.l quiet, cold and dead.
Since one censure began, but one with tearful
iaid "friends a dead woman there 11 ;
Dead and her spirit has fled away,
But tenderly deal with the casket of day.
All her life, long with trouble, she has fought,
Till she longed lor the release, Dy ueain ouiy
But why c ndemn her when dead she lies,
NutW n.v witli her. hor dark sin dies.
v,, 'nniiil.l noMtire knew not her woea
When heart broken sheJound the whole worW
Reproach Iter not but with the tendercst touch,
Robe her fi rm for the grave and leave H eoh
As she witli God whoso tender love ,
Extends to earth's weakest, the poor .filed
Jove" Vabien Huuat
Eugene City, Aug, 1, 1877.
STONEWALL JACKS UN'S BELIlIOtl
The pris liavc done ninoh to ;t
tin- nulilio a talne impii'HH) of 1
ndigious bi'lf ot Jaoknoi' olninu r.
He was a member f the Prt-Hbrte-rimi
cliuivh. a slrietly ChnHtianJib-
lthI tlciiiun. But ho w nMier
bia nor pharinffe. He hehl his wu
tlevotinim in secret, lie inaile mpv
faileof hi religion, nor jjreeeeilliw
erveii unm any one; he wa;nct
Cromwi llian in thi re-janl ; hebe
lieteil olhrr put hi led to heaveijiixt
as aurely an ihe one ho was travlm.;.
On his t:iti' were the wins of ciry-
ini-ti o the Epimopal lletorme ami
Tresbyierian churche, and Borne
oiherawho were very much Ibf
.lark a lo their relliiimw tail b' -The
fact i, thi Tresbvlerian elJe l In
ia aomeiiinri called, became 'h by
marriage. The first prayer a'1 over
him wtrre ihoae of hia p'mus .hodint
mother ultliongh it appeal in
youth he was not more p' than
the average young man. ,'Vlun in
Mexico he was nearly ptuaded to
be a Homaniat. He afterard waa a
member ol the Episcopal WK and
finailj settled down i the Prea
liyietian church, to whiyhia wile be ,
lonu'ed. When th Lou' brigade
applied for chaphin, recommend
e i lhat a pfiert l en t'em, bet aunt
a lar-'e mKjiirilv-wer Komau Cat ho ,
lie. "lii own1evonegs was illus
trated by the lirityof.his Ijle, not ly
prole8ioi., at hia-aiib and simp ic
iif was wcl kmrvn lo hii troop.
He olten att''d their. aervicea and
prayer met""1. f'.'K1'1 or day. ""'I
Ln..ii,rr tit Kidat of the sain.
starred ern,,t "
many ,,e'eJ !h.7n VT1T tu
the Lor" ll""'"' " heu he wa
thin inli.rnP n,',l,e '' boabed;
ami' I,u' nieD J"nu)i ""'n
p-'l atonn l him, ttaudiui; and
fix with uncovered lu al in
.1 itlence, A thounand hand
i l hare Lein rsised lo umiie ih
f""'1 ,wretc's who dared to scoff
eD tonewaJi Jswkson prye. I
A DlSCBACEtriL KPISOUG.
The fnllowmc. from the Los Ano-e
lea Express, will, we think, meet wiih
the approval of every honest man.
Give ns back the dollar ot the past,
wtj miv, ami iiiukp u nionev ;
There are tew instances in the lerr
inlation of th'w country which have
done more to shake the faith of the
people, in tho reliability of popular
representation than the mysterious
pitssaub of the Act, in 1873. which
demonetized silver. Here was a bill,
the most important, in its effects upon
the people, which Congress could en
tertain. It at one stroke wip d out
of existence as a legal tender a melal
which represented more than one half
of the money wealth of the country,
yet the till was put through Congress
without discussion, and the country
generally was not aware thnt tsnoh a
measure was in existence uniil nearly
two years alter us passage. We can
only measure the infiimy of a letisla
tion by the ohject to be effected by
us success. Unto the tune of the
jassaffe ot this lull i lie bonds ol the
United States were payable both in
gold and silver the latter ut the rate
in weight legally set by congress.
The previous year silver was deimrn-
tizcil in (.lermaiiy. utter the utmost
publicity, adding that con urv to Eng
land and Holland, in which silver had
no legal status as money. Thoallack
upon silver, in Germany necessarily
had the effect lo depreciate its value,
ami lie Kiiiopeaii plutocrats were
not slow to see that, it the United
Slates could be .ie ailed upon to
join tliH ami silver league they would,
liy n coup (fe mum, increase their owii
wealth to the extent of the deprecia
tion. Had the Act introduced by
looper been honestly placed on trial
before the country it would ntvtr
have become a law. The argument
was entirely against it, The people
would have letnsed to cripple their
financial resources by aiming a de
structive blow at one-halt the money
wealth of the country nnd they would
have objected In a voluntary increase
of the public debt ny demonetizing
one of the metals in which il could be
legally paid. The passage of such a
measure in a secret and oiandeHtn'
manner gives convincing proof ',at
corruiil'oii was getting in,"
when tl e Act ' ' kongres.
p."'" parfifrVaplfi from the Hunker's
magazino, for August, 1872, has re
cently been unearthed, which shows
conclusively how this measure camo
toreciive. the care h rid attention il
did in Congross. That paragraph is
as follows: , .
"Congressional Kecord, April 9th.
Itnz, page,y,UJ4. Mr. Hopper Chair.
nan of the commute on Coinage, in
lis reports, says: Ernest Lloyd. of
London, a distinguished writer and
T . ' .. ! ...
bullionist, who is now here and has
given great attention to t.,e' m j ict
of mints and coinage, afier examining
the first draft ot this bill, made various
suggesMons, . which, the cummttce
adopted an embodied in the bill. In
1872, silver being demonetized in
Germany, England and Holland.a cap
ital of n0U,0U0 (fjOO.nOO) was raised,
and . Emeu Lloyd, of London, was
sent lo this country with this fund, as
the agent nf the foreign bondholders
and capitalists, to effect the same ob
ject, wilier was successful."
The name mentioned above iajntosid
ed for Ernest Seyu,and not Lloyd.
lie is a financial writer of some note,
aud it Mp!ar from the concluding
paragraph that he was chosen agent
of the pliifonic r'eig in Europe to dis
tribute the $500,000 or corruption
money in the American Congress.
That he performed his task wi'h !'
taut the manner in which the -"I
passed shows. To this Act we owe,
in a great measure, tie di.h'eu i'1"
which have beset our people in regard
to silver. It was sit infamous thing,
... i ... . . . i . . . i . !
and some steps ought to be taken by
' ... i. ... H .i ...
iunn-na n lay nu me va -i
ed with it before the "
A ! . . I '
men wnn in mis atrocious manner
betrayed the country ought to be
pointed out for put lhj condemnation.
Radical Use a sixes. A Wash
ington dispatch to ihe N. Y. Sun
says: Great uneasiness i created
among Republican here by ihe nom
ination of l. Mi Bishop st Columbus,
lie is ao old i Cincinnati merchant
with plenty of money. Heu pretty
certain to carry Il'im Iton county,
and upon lhat county iher admit the
State hinge this fall. Very lortuii
stely, too, Se does oot appear lo b"
idcinified withsryof the Senatorial
clique. . ,
The man who doe nolhinj don't
amount lo much. It make but little
difference whether l i s millionaire
or pauper. vIIe is only a stagnant
pool, without energy enough lo start
a rnple. He diffisess niorsl miasms
over everything srouml him. Do
something; don't stand on the corner
gaping, with your hands in your
pockeu. like an id'ot. The world
was made to work in, and if you fill
yonr heart with good sng-U, the bad j
spiri.. ill keep out,
do room for Ihsa.
v.'. .-. v .
AN AAHiRICAN CIlICKbN.
A practical joke was played nearly
thirty years ago at a cocking main in
Havana, by some sailors belonging to
an American man of war. The sail
ors had been losing, day after day. at
the cock pit which was the utnuse.
nient that they most nlllcted, until
they were left without a cent. They
were in this plight when the vessel
was oidered otl to San Francisco. A
number of months afterward the ves
sel returned to Havana 'and the Jack
Tars had fully matured a scheme 'or
vengeance. Drawing all tlieir pnv,
and Ivorrowinur all they could in ad
dition, ai llin first shore-leave they
started for the cock pil, carrying with
them tlieir gold and a bagihout which
they preserved a great deal ol invsterv.
S line of the ship's oflicers, surmising
that something was in the wind, lol
lowed, Inn not even to them was the
secret divulged, Scarcely had they
renCDOii tiie pit when nn excited Spall
lanl sprang into the arena, where a
battle had just ended. Under his left
hi) carried a magnificent game
cock; in his riL'ht hand he Hourihed a
bag of doubloons, and ho yelled forth
challenge on behalf of his bird against
anything thai wore feathers.
No lher challenge could have been
halt so weiconiK lo the sailors, for du
ring their former unhappy experience
he had been their Act or, raking iu
their gold pieces -almost as soon us
they could tV. ibem. His verbose
and grandeloqiicnt dofinrur
promptly accepted, the money whs
slaked, and the Americans shook t heir
cha'iipion out of the mysterious hag,
A nondescript creature it was, with a
great, solid body roughly covered
with cliickin feuilieri and tar, its
vings aud tail clipped, its head broad
and adorned willi a keen curved beak,
iviili long sharp talons at the ends of
toes, instead of gull's upon his legs,
Do.oile its btrang hull disguise, the
i thee rs recognized it at onuc as mi
American eagle. Hut the 'Spaniards
knew noihing about it. ami Dm "
who had made lb" '"atofi was fin ions,
deeming hi-''lt insulted by the put
ling of si" a miserable looking crea
ture -gainst his splendid fowl. The
alcalde ordered, however, ina ' the
tight should take place, according to
the terms, of tho challenge, and the
seiior tossod his bird into the pit. Il
was rcnuyio tight, or course, for a
game cock of good blood wouhi, not
hesitate to attack a bird as big as the
fabled roe,- So, the first, notice the
"Aineii an ' giime chicken." ns il,.
sailors had christened their bird, re
ceived of tin 'presence of on enemy
was a fierce attack. Ho calmly looked
down upon he game cock strutting
threateningly before him. Thesuilois
were not without some anxiety lest
the keen gaffs might settle their eagle
before ho got warmed up to liVs work,
but fear was quickly dispelled. (The
amo cock dashed lorv aid twain. I..
less than a second tho Spaniards wit
il'ssed ill' Astounding sight. The
Xineiicin chicken" placidly stretch
ed nut one great claw, seized his nu
tagonist by the head, drew bin up,
and, applying tho other claw to his
body, tore his head off with a single
pull. Then he proceeded lo eat him.
A storm ol imprecations and shouiii
of sstonismciit rent the air, but tin
saiors were too well armed and too
n merous for the Spaniards, and so
th'Vg.il their moi.ev anil n-riirn,.,
aboard ship laden with moro gold
than they ever had before, and carry
ing their champion in triumph.'
I.TIPAIItl.Ma TIIK OBLIfaATIO Of
There is a provision in our organic
iaw providing against tiie impairment
of the obligation of contracts. He-
cent legislati. n, and department con
"trucliou and iactices under !t. have
.i ....ii i . .
in iiiiiiiBiniieu now mis provision may
be observed in the letter and utterly
irud lenlunder foot in spirit and pur
pose. The national debt was all cre
ated previous l IsT.'J, -ami ihu obliga
tions provided (except C per cent.
Pauifiu Hailwsy bonds which Were
payable in "lawful money") that they
were to be paid in "gold and silver
coin." Hut just prev ious lo aud dur
ing 1873, cxlem-ive and rich silver
mines were discovered, an I following
this I he holders of onr public securi
ties, seem- lhat it would enrich the in,
demanded quietly, aud a quietly, ob
tained, a revision of our coinage laws
which destroyed the value of silyer
for paying the nbliu obligations.
Since the agitation began for a resto
ration of the legal lender qualiiy of
silver coin, another method wa
sought and ba been adopted to avoid
being compelled to receive silver cin
iu payment of public sccuriiic, in
cae silver should be renmnetized ;
thai i by taking up the old bonds
dated prior to 1873, fnd issuing new
ones in their stead, of' a later'daie.
In fact it is the same debt, but in law
it would Kern to bo a new and later
obligation. This is the method which
ha been adopted to impair the obit-
,- . , . . ,- . i I'M.. v irao mult- Bill
gallon of the original cont-sci Mfcno.u of the Lord
wp.n i K w..i.. -k j .i -
........... .. .-jnc nu jiav anil !'-
JUoldtrs of the ob!igtioat It r.3id
f 7 .1; T
amounted to a destruction of a large '
part of the assets of the people, and
ot necessity enhanced the value of the
r niaining commodity left them to
pay with, thus resulting I irgely to tho
ad vantage of the creditors.
The now 4 per cent, bointv, just put' '
on the market by Secretary Slurraan;
it is now slated from Washington,'
are backed by a private hocus pocus
letter, endorsed by tho cabinet, lo the
capitalists, who are urged to take hb
new bond for the old debt, a-sunng'
the latter that this bond is to be paid
only in cold. All Ihe sihemin-
against the interests ol the people.
aud attempt to commit the country1
finally to the policy of confiscation ' ,
auduicide, will avail the schemers '
nothing. There is a gathering indig' '
nation that in European countries'
could find no peaceable, conclusive
expression, but in Hits country thc.peo '
pie will be found soyeiign as well as
peaceable. Indiana Farmer,
TIIK SILKMT t'AFTAIM.
General Jackson's troops, and bis
enemies believed ho never slept; the
fact is, he slept a great deal. When- .
ever he had noihing cist-to do be'
went to sleep, especially in church. I
remember during the invasion of
Maryland, on Sunday nigl.l he rode
three miles in an ambulance to attend
church, at Frederic, and then fell
asleep as soon us the minister began'
lopruoh; his head fell ; nimn his
breast and he never awoke until
roused by th. wigrtii n.l rhoir. 'II
could sleep anywhere and in any po
sition, silting in his chair, under tire,
or on horseback. On a night march '
to Richmond, aller the I all lei will.
McClulland, he was riding along with
drowsy Bluff, nodding and sleeping
us he Went. We passed by groups of
men siliing along the roadside, and
engaged iu roasting new corn by fires !
made ot lence rails. Uue group took
us for cavalrymen, with' and mebri
alcd enptuiu, and one of tho party,
de'iiihtud at the sight ot a man w.ho
hud found whlskv enough to be drunk,
sprang up from the fire and, brandish
ing n roasting ear in his lund, leaped
down into ihu road, aud seizing tho ,
tienerars horse, cried out, " I say,
fullow.whcre did you gel your liquor?"
in mi nistiini, as me uunerui awoue,
the fellow saw his mistake; and ihea
bounding from the road Le took tho
fence nt n single leap, exclaiming.
"Good God, it's old Jack 1" nnd dis
appeared in the darkness, les, Gen.
Jackson slept a great deal, but he was
never caught napping. '
llu gave lo Vleep many hours which
others would have given to conveisa-
ion; Ho was esseninrly a silent
man ; not morose, but quiet. He
never told n joke, but did uot discour
ago them iu othurs, and it one itruck'
his funny he would smile in mild ap
proval He did not live apart from
his staff, but liked lo have them '
about him, and they wore nearly all '
very young mt u. Uuivetaally polite
in maimer, he encouraged the liveli
est conversation among them, al-,
though he took little part in it. He
was not a miiJi of words ; they seemed
to embarrass him. When ho had 1
ideas he put them into action, not
into language. His military dis- ;
patches were us brief as if studied,
like the one nlier the deltiil ot Mil
v: "God blessed 'our arm with.1
victory at McDowell yesterday." 'He
net er discussed Ids plans ; indeed he
never told them. The next officer
un linn never knew hi iin n-.-his
nor bis object. He never volunteered '
his opinions to his superior, nor asked
udviceofhis subordinates. He was
i self elii nt ss he was sil nt, nnd '
believed " ho walks with speed who
w.lk alone." Hews reticent log
fault. " If mv coat knew what I in
tended to do 'd take it off and throw
it s way," wastne of his sayings.
This reticence often led to embar
rassmeut and complaint from the of
tlcer next in commaud, aud might
have led to disaster in easn of his
death ; but he evidently thought it
better to run that risk than the risk
of having his plan discovered.
One pound of green copperas, dis
olvcd in one quart of water and poured
downs water closet, will effectually 1
ooneenfrate and destroy the foulest
smells. On boaid ships and steam- 1
bouts, about hotels ami other publio
plaivr, there is noihing so men to
purify the air. Simple green conner- -
a, disiilve I in anything under (he bed.
will render s hospital or other places
for sick free from unplesant smells.
In fish-markets, slaughter houes, sinks
and wherever there are offensive gass-
, dissolve copperas and sprinkle it '
about, sr.d ins few days the smell
will pas sway. If a cat. rat or mouse
dies about the hone and send lorth
su offensive gas, place some disolved '
copperas iu an open vessel mar the
plsce where tin' nnsianro is and it
will purify ihe atmosphere.
A newsboy of an observing turn of
mind s.iys lhat the mm who tells
him to read his bible and grow in th
' - " ''" "tj always nas
-'the biggest feet and wants bis boots
VsefcH fjr five c.u.s.
til r. branehes of bra pr""