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?he Weekly Enterprise.
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Al the FAMILY CIRCLE.
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SUribr, and at the expense of Agents
BOOK' AXP-JOB PIUXTIXG.
' cr The Enterprise office is supplied with
Witifiil. approved styles of type, and mod
rr l uMUN'l-M'RKSSlCS. which will enable
l ictor to uo Jou ruiiimg ai an umus
O Xrnt, Quirk and Cheap !
fid" Work solicited.
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J. n. TtEED,
Rf sMfUce corner of
Columbia and 7th sts.
iV?K. Kelly und .UH. Reed, under the
u nil name oi
KELLY A It!" ED,
M" 'I practice law in the Courts of Oregon
IHliV.: on First street, near Alder, over the
in- J'ost o!KcC room, I'ort.and.
Attorney ani Coiniselot t Law "
(?) roUTfjANO, OREGON.
y.ficp Unor Ihe United States District
Court Room. Front street. 4o'tf
pA(JK & TIIAYETt,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW-.
OFFICE In Cree's Dirddincr. cornet- of
Fiont and Stark street. Portland. S:tf
I. F. CArr.E5. J. C. MOBfitASD.
CAPLiU A MOR.LAND,
A TOKHES AT LAW
rr. FROST and IVASnlXGTUX
pHJEXE A. CROXIXj
" ?TTOnXEY ,tr LA V
Rooms 7 and S Carter's Block.
!:t. PORTLAND. OREGON,
YRt,)SS, AI. I.).,
Physician and Surseon,
j"t).Tice on Main Stieeti opposite .Mason
ic IU;l, Ore.i?ou City. ltt
fliysician and Surgeon,
t-iT" Office at his Drus Store, near Post
"(fijc, OrejroM City, Oregon. 131!
Jfc-T-"X t tts 'fc'- r- T cr nr
I'friftu utility LwUi at Oregon Cit$ Oregon
flO'J.lfS With Pr. SafTarrons, on Main st.
WATlttXS, M. D.,
SURGEON. Portland, Okkv. n.
f'FFICE-QOl Fellows' Temple1, corner
'"stand VldeHstreets Ussidence COi-uer of
irt and Seventh streets
Attorney and Counselor at Law
PHUCTOU AND SOLIC1TOK
Practices in State and 17; S. Ccurta.
.Yo. lo.s yroni 9t red .Portland, Oretfm,
Opposite McCormick's P.ook Store.
t-wbiished since ?P.at tli old stand.
-Uil't Strtrt Orrfron. dttif Orfinnn.
An Assortment of Watches, Jew
elry, arid Seth Thomas' weight
Clocks, all of which are warrauted
S&Qx Repairing done on short notice,
Sl ind thankful for past favors.
trt li 3d 4VnrcfTit.H
.j-" . City Drayman
0 REG OX CITY.
? All orders for the delivery of merchan
5 "r psckages and freight of whatever des
iromptly and with care
iv .. (Deatfehea Gafthans,
I u Front Street, opposite the Mail steam-
I liip landiug, Portland. Oregon.
1 H. K0THF0S, J.J. WILKENS,
oard per Week $5 (W
2 " " with Lodging ..".. 6 M
" ray 1 00
Savier? LaSoqrie & Co.,
K.?-eep constantly on hand for sale, flour
""is's. Bran anl Chicken Feed. Parties
ifiBU. aewst fnriiish the Backs.
"Live and Let Live."
JPIELDS & STRICKLE!!.,
COUNTRY PRODUCE, &., '
CHOICE WINES AND I.IQUOIiS.
ltfAt the old stand of Wortman A Fields
Oregon (Jit;, , Oregon. ,. 13tf
JOIIX II. SCIIRAM.
Manufacturer and Dealer in
3 Jain Street, Oregon lity,
"S" Wishes to represent that he is now as
well prepared to furnish any article in his line
as the largest establishment in the State. He
particularly requests that an examination of
his stock be made before buying elsewhere.
GEO. XO.UI. JAMES MOURISOX.
Formerly ?Jew Columbian,
Corner Front and Morrison Streets,
NOAH & MORRISON,
Coach t j; n il from
July lGth tf
UOwU HENRY II UMBEL.
llavinc: purchased the above Brewerv wish
es to inform the public, that he is now prepar
ed to manufacture a No. 1 quality ot
As ood as can be obtained anywhere in the
Stale. Orders solicited and promptly tilled.
Patronize Home Industry.
THE PIONEErTcURLED EAIR
TS NOW PREPARED TO SUPPLY THE
market w.th a No. 1 article of Curled
liair tor Upholstery work, which will com
pare with liny imported artix.de lu quality or
I n;iv tho hiirlipst, nricft for M:ir.es anil
Tails of Horses and Tails of Cows at my
store, corner Front and Salmon streets.
Importer and Dealer in
COD CCE HS-3 !&S 9
STATIONERY, PERFUMERY. Ac, Ac,
Orrgon City, Oi-zgon.
At Char7na ff 'timer old "fdrd; I'dh'Iy DC-
cupicd by S.
10 tf '
Mairt, $i tct.
STEERS & HiNDE,
Wholesale DeaSers in
F0SEIG2I AND BOIilESTIC
IVatcs, Jircnidies, WhlsJcies, J?
No.-4f, Fkoxt Strkf.t, Portla xn, Orf.gox.
Constantly on hand a genuine article of
HOV'S THIGFCR HiQil?
Having thoroughly reconsructed inside and
ut, Logus' building, formerly occupied by
Chas. Freidenrich, has opened the same,
thcre the best of
Wine, JiCcr and Ciars,
can be had: A share of public patronage is
CHAS. HODGE. .COAS. E. CALEr. .GEO. W. SXELL.
H0BGE, CALEF & Co,
DEUGS and MEDIOIHES,
PAINTS, OILS, AND WINDOW GLASS,
VARNISHES, F RUSHES. PAIXTERS
Magnate, ana Frru$ gists' Sundries.
07 Front Street,
J ACCU Srif ZF.t,; Jamps D. Ufton".
STITZilL k UPTON,
Meal Estate Brokers and C'ticral
Agents, Corner of Front and
Will attend to the sale and purchase
ot Heal K-tute in all parts of the City and
State. Special attention given to the sale of
East Portland property.
Address P. O. Rox 4i2, Portland. Oregon
STITZEL & UPTON,
19tf. Rent EHate Brokers.
The Battle for Life
Which is continually going on between
health and disease, has never received
from any medicine such marked and un
mistakable assistance, on the side of
health, as it has from
NewelPs Pulmonary Syrup
REDIXGTOIT, IIOSTETTEU fc CO.,
413 and 418 Front street, Sao Francisco.
EIROPEAX AVAR NEWS.
London, Oct. 3. At a Cabinet Council
hold to-day. it was decided that, as tbe
Chinese. Government had refused to make
reparation fur the massacres of Teitsin,
a. demanded of it by the French Repre
sentatives, and as the Chinese Goverment
is obviously making preparation for a
general war upon foreigners, England
must join the French in exacting lull
reparation fur these outrages and other
fresh outrages. It is believed that Rus
sia will act with the other povfers in the
It is said that Alexander frdrrias, sen., is
dying ut Dieppe.
Bkhu.v, Oct. 4. The Parisians having
ordered that no, Prussian prisoners are to
be taken, because they Consume stores of
food m Paris, the Prussian commaders
have also been directed to take no pris
oners. All the villages around Metz were des
troyed by cannonading.
Paris letters received to-day say that the
Prussians are threatening Point I)u Jour.
The bombardment of the city from the
west is imminent. The books of the great
libraii ies have been moved to cellars. All
windows have been filled with bags of
earth, and watches have been stationed at
Notre Dame to look out for fires.
Tonus, Oct. -i. An encounter occurred
between a French reconooitering party
and the enemy, a few miles north of
Parl.s. No result given. Large masses ot
Prussians were reported passing to the
west towards Yersailles, on the same day
No Prussians were visible from tho town
The postal .service continues irregular
There are 150.000 Prussians at Pithe
vers. Lvovs.Oct. 4. From all parts of France
accounts now show that sharpshooters are
seriously annoying the enemy.
Nkw Yoi;k. Oct. 4. A special corres
pondent at Ostend. telegraphs that there
is a great irritation at lieilin on account
of what Prussians regard as a violation of
neutrality by the United States in permit
ting shipments ot munitions from New
York to F:ench ports. It is stated that
Prussia has demanded explanations from
the American ministry.
London". Oct. 3. Gen. Fmrn.sides. Gen.
llazen, and Col. Forbes, after much diplo
macy, have obtained special permission
Irom the King of Prussia to visit Paris.
They carry their own Hag of truce, and go
at their own risk.
Xantks. Oct. 4. It is known that a
great. General died recently at Rheims.
and it is supposed, from the fact that per
sons who took care of him were menaced
with death if they divulged the secret, to
have been General Moltke.
Telegrams lrom Shanghae say the
North China Herald announces that a
treaty has been concluded betwen China
and Japan for the expulsion of foreign
ers. A correspondent writing from Paris
says : "Judging from present indications.
I think ti e Prussians will walk into Paris
on the first serious attack. No works con
structed of stone can stand agiinst
Krupp's cannon at the range at which the
besiegers, owing to the recent advances,
can place them.
LuNjHix, Oct. 5. A serious engagement
occurred in the' forest of Fontaiubleau.
near Paris, yesterday.
The TvU'tjntph, this morning, has a num
ber of dispatches relating to the rumored
deatti of Gen. Yon Moltke. A lead coffin
passed through Chalons and Ton!. It is
supposed to contain the remains of the
great Prussian General.
New Yokk. Oct. ". Special to the Tele
gram has the following :
Lonoox, Oct. 5. Advices from P-erlin
state that the citizens hate petitioned the
King not, to expose himself to personal
danger at the siege of Paris. His majesty
replied he had taken his decision, which is
not to return to L'erlin until the war is
Shanghae. Sept. L3. The Chinese are
threatening foreigners at Che F'oo, Kin
Liang and Chin King.
London, Oct. 5. The British Govern
ment, has resolved to adopt the small bore
London, Oct. 7. The Prussian guard is
north of Paris, between tbe canal De
Lourg and the Northern Railway. On its
right is stationed the 4th corps anil on its
lett the 12th corps. To the Prussian
guard has been assigned the task ot di
verting the waters of the canal De Lourg
into the La Mouse river, a stream which
falls into the Seine soma miles below Paris.
Should the Prussians succeed in their de-j-ign
one source of the water supply of the
besieged will be cut off.
Tbe objection the Bavarian Government
has to the German Confederation, is her
reluctance to place her army under fed
eral charge during times of peace.
Prince. Pierre Bonaparte has arrived in
Bismarck has found it necessary to make
public the following statement:
"Ykk.saili.es, Oct. G. 1:30 r. m. I do
not hold the opinion that the republi
can institutions cf France' constitute dan
ger lor Germany, hor have I asserted in a
letter of the 15th u It.,-published in the
London Daily Telegraph, or ever expressed
such views to Mr. Mallet or any other person.-'
Mew Yokk, Oct 9. A special froin
London pays the controversey between
Prussia and England, in regard to the lat
ter's violation of her neutrality by export
ing arms to France, is growing more and
more serious. IJcrnstofTs delay in reply
ing to Earl Granville's last communication
created the belief that Prussia had aban
doned the discussion. A strong dispatch
sent to the Foreign Office to-day, explains
that the delay was due to the hope of
peace, which now disappears. It reviews
the whole question at great length, and
points out how the English Government
has shifted its ground, first furnishing
proof of alleged supplies to France; when
proof was furnished. Granville declared
the trade legitimate; that certain authori
ties had no power to stop it, and imputing
to Prussia a desire for a benevolent neu
trality with England.
London, Oct. 10. Balloons are con
stantly leaving Paris, always closely
watched by the Prussian hussars. Two
oaiioons, containing a great quantity of
ohcial correspondence, were recently
OREGON, FRIDAY,--OCTOI5EK 14L, 187
Special Kessage from Gov; Grover.
Executive Office, )
Oct. 3d, 1870. '
To tlte Honorable, the House of
Representatives of the Leyislature
of Oregon . '
In answer to your Ilesolution
Xo. . making inouirv as to tho
' J. mj
amount of land remaining on hand
of the 500,000 acres granted to the
State of Oregon by act of Con
gress of 1S41, and how mncli of
said land has been disposed of
if any and for what sum ot sums
of money, and what disposition
if any has been made of the pro
ceeds of such sale or sales, and
also any other information, etc.,
I have the honor to say that the
entire amount of 500,000 acres of
said grant has been selected by the
State, that of this amount, 431,
57G 42-100 acres have been ap
proved by the General Land Of
fice, as follows :
Feb. 20, 1SG7, in Eosebu'rg Dis-
Feb. 20, 18G7,in Or
egon City Dist. ll6
Aug. 11, 180 S, in Or
egon City Dist. .
Feb. 7, 1870, in La
t i i
Total 431,570 42-100
Of this amount, there have been
sold 10,520 82-100 acres for the
sum of $15,002 30. There re
mains on hand of the 500,000 acres,
the amount of 489,480 18-100
As to tho proceeds of the sales
which have been made, one-third
only of the amount of said total of
&15,002 30 has been paid down,
amounting to $5,000 76, which is
said to be in the hands of the
Treasurer of Union county, as lo
cal agent of the Board of Commis
sioners for the sale of School and
University lands, or loaned out by
him as such agent, with the excep
tion of small sums, which have
been paid to the State Treasurer
ami to the agent of the Board, at
the seat of Government; and as
to the balance of 10,001 52, the
same remains unpaid by the pur
chase of said land, but is secured
by note and mortgage as the law
It is not apprehended that any
of this fund lias been directly used
for any purpose; but by Act of the
Legislative Assembly, approved
October 27, 1808, entitled "an Act
to improve the State lands of Un
ion county," authority was given
to "improve and drain the Univer
sity lands, school lands, and State
lands in Grande lionde valley, in
Union county," and for such 'pur
pose the Secretary of State was di
rected to draw warrants to pay
the contractors for the work "out
of the proceeds of the sale of the
lands granted to the State of Ore
gon for the purpose of internal im
provements, by Act of Congress
passed September 4, 1841 ; pro
vided, that said warrants shall not
he drawn for a greater sum than
hfteen thousand dollars."
The fourth section of said Act
of the Legislature appropriates fif
teen thousand dollars for said pur
pose out of lands created by the
sale of these lands and in case
there should not be funds arising
from such sales in the hands of the
Treasurer at the time of the draw
ing of said warrants, the Treas
urer shall indorse his acceptance
thereon, and the same shall be paid
in gold coin out . of the first mon
eys secured for lands' above men
tioned. Warrants have been drawn
upon this fund on account of the
authority above referred to,
amounting to $14,302 14, which
have been accepted, and arc now
unpaid, and still outstanding.
The information herewith trans
mitted, excepting the reference
made to the Act of October 27,
18G8, is derived from information
given by Hon. S. E. May, late
Secretary of State, and Hon. J. .
Moorcs,"late agent of the Board of
Commissioners for the disposal of
school and University lands, the
reports of those officers not being
L. F. G ROVER,
Governor of Oregon.
A rrian has been convicted of
murder in Missouri, hting, and af
terwards brought to life by a gal
vanized battery, on purely circum
stancial evidence. The wadding
used in the gun, which was found
near the murdered man, was a
piece ot German paper, and a
piece of the same paper was found
in the murderer's pocket, which
exactly matched the wadding.
Another strong circumstance
against the man was that he con
fessed the murder.
A Eiil to Prevent frauds at Elections.
Ex-Gov. Whiteaker introdouced
the following bill in the House last
Wednesday. The bill is a good
one, and we hope that it may be
come a law :
A bill to prevent frauds in elec
tions. Jc it enacted by the ErgMative
Assembly of the State of Oregon.
Section' 1. That any person
who shall by promise of favor or
reward, or otherwise induce or
persuade any person to come into
this State, or into any county or
precinct within this State, for the
purpose and with the intent that
such person shall, by so changing
his habitation, vote at any general
election which may hereafter be
held in this State, at a place where
such voter or person is not a bono:
fide residen't, shall be deemed guilty
of a felony, and upon conviction
thereof shall be punished as here
Sec. 2. . Any person shall also
be deemed guilty of a felony who
shall by promise of favor or reward,
or otherwise induce or persuade
any voter within this State to ab
sent himself from his place of res
ilience with intent to prevent or
hinder such person from voting at
such place of residence at any gen
eral election in this State.
Sec. 3. Any person who shall,
in the manner provided in the pre
ceding sectioti induce or persuade
any legal voter to remain away
from the polls and not vote at any
general election in this State, shall,
on conviction be deemed guilty of
Sec. 4. Any person, upon con
viction for a violation of either of
the three preceding sections, shall
be imprisoned in the penitentiary
not less than one nor more than
three years, or shall be lined not
less than one hundred nor more
than one thousand dollars, or shall
be punished by both such tine and
imprisonment, in the discretion of
the court, and shall be forever in
elligible to hold any otlice of trust
or profit in this State.
Sec. 5. Xo person within this
State who shall be engaged in
working upon any railroad or other
public work, shall be deemed to
have gained or lost a residence by
reason of such employment.
"Who "Would be a Boy Again ?
Tn company one evening, when
the song, "Would I were a boy
again ?" was called for, a grey head
ed "old boy" discoursed thus: "A
boy again! who would be a boy
again if he could? to have the
measles, itch and mumps; to get
licked by bigger boys and scolded
by olded brothers; to do chores;
to get your cars boxed; to get
whaled by a thick headed school
master; to be made to stand upon
the dunce-block for the amusement
of the whole school and to tell you
how miserable, weak and stupid
you were when you were born, and
to ask you what would have be
come of you at that interesting
point of life, if your parents had
not been so patient with, and so
kind to you; to eat at the second
table when company comes; to
set out cabbage plants and to thin
corn, because you are little and
consequently it would not make
your back ache so much ; to be
made go to school when you don't
want to ; to lose your marbles; to
have your sled broken ; to get hit
in the eyes with frozen apples and
snoggy snow balls ; to cut your
finger ; to lose your knife ; to have ,
a hole in the seat of your only pair
of pants when your pretty cousin j
from the country conies to sec yon ; ;
to be called a coward at school if
you won't fight; to be whaled at
home if you do light at school;
to be stuck after a little girl and
dare not tell her ; to have a boy
too big for you to lick, to tell you
that your sweetheart squints ; to
have your sweetheart cut you dead
and affiliate with that boy John
Smith, whom you hate particularly
because he put your nose out of
joint the week before; td be made
to go to bed when you aint a bit
sleepy ; to have no fireworks on
the Fourth of Julv; no skates on
Christmas : to want a piece of
j - jl
bread and honey and get your ears
pulled; to have the canker rash,
stone bruises ; to be called to kiss
old women that visit your mother ;
to be scolded because you like
Margaret Love better than your
own sister; and and why who d
be a boy again
An Omaha three-year-old asked
its mother "if God's middle name
was d !,"
Kourc Joint Eesolution
The following resolution war? In
troduced in tbe lower house last
Saturday, by Mr. Amis of Lane.
W'hereasi The Legislative As
sembly of the State of Oregon, by
an act entitled "An Act for the re
lief of the Commissioned Officers
and Enlisted Men of the Oregon
Volunteers . in the service of the
United Stales," approved October
24, 18G4,and by an act amendatory
thereof, approved December 11),
1805, and by an act entitled "An
Act in relation to bounties of Vol
unteers," approved Decmber 19,
18G5, authorized the loaning of the
cred it of the State, and the creation
of debts, and liabilities in excess of
the sum of fifty thousand dollars,
and to an amount exceeding the
sum of two hundred and thirty
thousand (230,000) dollars, and at a
time when the State of Oregon was
not engaged in vrar, and was not
invaded, nor. in danger of invasion,
and when then; was no insurrec
tion within its borders ; and
Wlureas, The loaning of such
credit, and the creation of such
debt and liabilities, were palpable
violations of the Constitution of
this State, Sec. 7, Art. XI; and
WThereas,It is claimed that there
exists by reason of said illegal acts,
a large indebtedness, amounting to
about the sum of $100,933 ; now,
therefore, be it
Resolved, The Senate concurring,
that the question shall be submit
ted to the qualified voters of this
State, whether the illegal indebted
ness created in pursuance of said
acts of the Legislative Assembly
shall be paid, or not.
And the judges of election
throughout this State are required
to propound to each voter the
question, "are you in favor of pay
ing any indebtedness created by
the acts approved October 24,
1804, and the. amendment thereto,
of Dcember 10, 1805, and the act
of December 19, 1805, entitled "An
Act in relation to Bounties to Vol
unteers" and the answer thereto
shall be recorded, certilied, and re
turned as other election returns,
and upon columns to be made upon
the poll books by the County
Clerks of the respective counties of
this State. And until such elec
tion, and the meeting of the next
General Assembly, the Treasurer
shall not pay either the principal
or interest of The bonds issued
under such enactments.
The heavily laden branches of
all fruit trees should be relieved
of a portion of their burden by
thinning the fruit and removing ail
that is defective. Fruits as they
ripen should be gathered immedi
ately. Pears should be picked be
fore thev become thoroughly ripe
and placed on a dark shelf in a
dark closet where they will ripen
thoroughly and preserve their full
ilavor. This precaution is partic
ularly necessary in the case of Jar
gonelles and Bartletts, which, if
allowed to ripen on the tree, will
be found to be rotten at the core,
llemovc careAilly all suckers, pinch
the ends of too luxuriant shoots,
and in case the tree is growing out
of shape, prune moderately.'
Ivccp strawberries free from run
ners, except those which are
wanted to make new beds.- Cut
away the old cane of raspberry
bushes, leaving but four or five
shoots to each stool. Xow is the
time to catch the borers before
they lay their eggs in the bark
near the ground. It is said that
a little guano strewn close to the
base of the tree, will prevent them
from entering the ground to lay
their eggs, and others reccomend
as a preventive, to wrap the stem
of the tree with brown paper to
the height of a foot from the
ground. Worms, borers, bugs and
aphides of every kind, which prey
upon fruit trees, should now be
pursued and exterminated. A few
hours spent in waging this war
now, will insure healthy trees and
good fruit next year. It is rcc
commended to wash the stems of
apple trees, in dry weather, with
ashes and water or brine, to pro
tect them against the borer.
A pretty face soon loses its
charms unless illuminated by the
light and varied expressions of no
ble emotions and passions of a
soul, in which sympathy, charity,
and love are not deadened by selfishness.
An Iowa girl wants to die, but
she prefers to be smothered with
God help the poor for the rich
can help themselves.
A Marriage in the Knobs.
. b : O '
On tiic 12th, instant, at the resi
dence of -. in Sevier county, by
William Pickens, Esq., BillUoger
to widow Xancy E. Baiely.
"This," says the correspondent
who sends us the announcement,
"was one of the most extraordi-0
nary exhibitions of fortitude and
determination, on the. part f tho
two persons interested, ever exhib
ited in East Tennesse. Mrs.
Bailey was a widow of twoy
month's mourning. She was fair
beyond the usual fairness of her
associates. Bill Kogcrs was, him
self, a comely rough country youth
of 19 years of age. A week be
fore the marriage, the widow.
Xancy visited the residence of
Bill's maternal parent, and luckily
found her in the field and Bill ii
the house. Xancy is to all intents
a practical business-woman, and
went to work at once. Drawing"
a stool to Bill's -t, says she
"Bill Rogers, how'd you "like to
iiioc-i .it.u iriiys aiicv, straigni
ening herself up and throwing out
her magnificent chest, "Bill Bog-
ers, how do you like this?"
bully." says Xancy,
get tho license and
Savs Bill, I'll have
He was oil" in a moment
for Sevierviile, for the license. But
alas! Bill luuFnt the necessary
sum, when he reached the clerk's
office, to procure the license. So
he tramped home again, enter!
his house before his family, and
without saying a word, took from
his rack, his rifle-gun, and placing
it on his shoulder, again left. Xo
one seems to know any further
particulars. It is known that Bill
got the license, but he brought no
gun back with him.- ..At twelve
o'clock at night, Esq. Pickens was-
called lor, most imploringly to per
form the marriage ceremonies, and
he did it in the most imposing
form, before the brilliant pine-knot;
fire that blazed on the heartr?, and
the presence of the select audience
who had assembled.
After the vows had been made
and the record rendered that they
were man and wife,- Bill's first
ejaculation was, "Xance, we've
had a hard time, but I told you I'd
bring 'em. Less go home;
And they went !
Wiiex Din Tor Shave ? In one
of the towns of Arkansas, a man
had been drinking until a late hour
at night. When he started for
home honest men were in bed, and
the houses were all shut and dajrk.
The liquor he had taken was tod
much for him and he did not know
where to go. He at last staggered
into an empty wagon-shed and fell
upon the ground. For a long time
he lay in the unconsciousness of ;i
drunkeii sleep, and would have
frozen (for the snow on the ground
showed the night to be very cold)
had not others less insensible than
himself been around him. This
shed was a favorite rendezvous jf
the hogs ; they rushed out when
the new comer arrived, but soon
returned to their bed. In the
greatest kindness, and with
ii ucji, xjupiLiiiity , tuey gav e men
biped companion the middle of the
.,,-- 1..0..;!:.. .i. ii o
bed, some lying either side him,
and others answering the place of
a quilt. Their warmth prevented,
him from being injured by the ex
posure. Toward morning lie awoke.
Finding himself comfortable and
in blissful ignorance of his where
about s, he supposed himself enjoy
ing the accommodation of a tavern,
in company with other gentlemen.
He reached out his hand and catch
ing hold of the bristles of a hog;
exclaimed: "Wrhy, Jlister, trhtn
did you shave last
Fanny Fern tells the following,
of her hrst meeting with Horace
Greely. He had agreed to take
tea at her house and Mr. Parton
gave her special injunction to have
some stale bread on the table, as
Mr. Greely said he. never touched
hot biscuit. This was accordingly
done, and when the great editor sat
down to supper, a large supply of
dry bread was placed close to his
plate. He, however, was not con
tent with this; but peering across
the table in his near-sighted way
at the biscuit opposite, he stretched
out his arm and proceeded to help
himslf, and actually made a meal
of them. Mrs. Parton expressed O
her surprise at this, and said :
"Why, Mr. Greely, I read the
Tribune for so long a time that I
thought you abominated hot
bread." "Fanny," replied the sage
Horace, helping himself to another
biscuit, "do you always practice
what you preach? I'm sure I