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AVIIAT SOXG SIIALLlTIiEf
What shall it be ? What song
Will win your fancy, dear"
AliI i-iovc your heart to f-hi-
As iviinj id moveU lo hear f
Shall it be gny or sad.
Briglit as the linnet's strain,
Or full of unshed teats,
That deaden life with pain ?
I touch the koys and wait,
Watching tliose dreamy eves.
That hide their thoughts as stars
Are hid in bluest tides !
Xo furtive flash betray.
There is no tell-tale gleam,
Help mo. then, dear, to try
And read your waking dream.
Say. shall the song be ripo
With Summers of the past,
With rosy blossoms shed.
Shall scenes and sounds that were
In pleasant memories strong,
And song give life again
The davs when life was song?
Shall sadder fancies find
An echo in the tone,
Till wo are moved to weep
O'er sorrows not our own ?
Or shall heroic deeds
.Move us lo fierce delight
As when a clarion thrills
The pulses of the night?
Shall laughter bubbling rise.
Like streams that seaward gc,
And, prodigal of life.
Wrestle to overflow?
Or 'nealh a de?per spell.
Say. shall the music move,
Stirring the hearts of all
Shall its discourse of love?
Ah ! dreamy eyes that hide
Their secret thought so well,
A burning cheek reveals,
A silent lip can teii.
What need to a:;k the strain
That vouth to vouth will bring ?
Love it has ever sung.
Love it will ever sing.
MAX l.OVI'.S WOMAXI.1X.ESS
From Applebn's Journal, j
"We hear it sometimes said that
men depreciate learning and geni
us in the opposite pcx because
they are afraid of brilliant women.
ut the men thus charged with
mental pusikmimity in regard to
intellectual women, are not com
monly supposed to exhibit a sim
ilar dread of learned and accom
plished persons or' their own sex.
No man withholds from a club be
cause great men belong to if. Xo
man is afraid of a career at the bar,
in literature, or in politics, because
distinguished, persons are con
nected witli those professions,
whom it will probably be Ins des
tiny to meet and perhaps profes
sionally to encounter. 31en, if
anything, are overconfident in all
intellectual struggles with their
fellows: self-respect, or pride, or
conceit-some motive either worthy
or unworthy prevents - them-from
acknowledging inferiority, even if
they are couciousof it. Jt cannot,
therefore, be that men dislike
learned women because they are
apprehensive of intellectual force.
People are usually too unconscious
of defeat in all encounters of wit
to dread it much. Their yery in
sensibility to the palpable hits and
the verbal triumphs of .-in opponent
give them no fear of the conversa
tional arena. The dullness or the
indifference of men, in this ji ar
ticular, is alone suiiicient to pre
vent them from disliking ability in
women ; and then every man is so
profoundly assured of the other
sex, that, in the abundance of his
confidence, he has no donbt.
Clever men know that the most
brilliant women arc always vulner
able in argument, and stupid men
talk on without ever knowing
they are defeated. Why, then, is
conspicuous ability disliked in
It may be asserted by some pco
pie that v;c are assuming our
ground, and that it is not certain
that men are offended at the
.evidence of talent in the other sex.
We think it must be conceded
.they are. Xot but what every
man imagines women of-genious
in w hom he could find delight, but
whatever learned women say or
thiiiK- about the matter, the first,
the second and the third essential
quality that every man admires in
his mother or seeks for in woman
liness. If genius and learning
can enhance this supreme race,
genius and learning will be ad
mired in women; but, so long as it
is believed that intellectual force
extinguishes or diminishes delicacy,
gentleness and sweetness, men will
dread its manifestation in their
wives and daughters. Frivolty
and interpidity, which men are ac
cused of liking in women, are
simply accepted with forbearance
when they are accompanied by
those charms of sex that make
women delightful, and which com
pensate for so many shortcomings.
Judgment, taste, discretion, vi
vacity all good qualities of sound
minds, are excellent things but
even these in women must be fused
into a harmonious, mellow, unob
strusivc unity. Delicacy of ap
prehension, quickness of percep
tion, capacity of appreciation
these supreme womanly qualities
of mind every man of taste de
lights in; but loud argument, bois-J
tcrous , nsscrtion, clanicroua. tal!
these tliiuirs men do most decided
ly dread in women, nfid these
things have too commonly marked
our intellectual Amazons. Do not
let our ladies lay the llattering- unc
tion to their souls that men fear
their mental superiority; let them
rather believe that there is gal
lantry enough among us yet even
to delight in their victories over
ourselves ; but let them understand
that, so long as man inherits the
nature of" Adam, the primal de
light of his heart will be in fresh,
fair, and gentle women, arid every
honest niiii will confess that he
does lear in woman whatever may
tend to rob her of these graces.
The Sorrows of Clias- Sumner.
a feaitful female fa li.s ix love
LFrom the Washington Capitol.
The social atmosphere in the
neighborhood of Arlington was
disturbed last week by an event
seriously affecting cur friend the
Hon. Charles Sumner. It seems
that an infatuated female, far off in
the regions of Maine, took the in
sane determination in her female
brain to be a, slave f-r life to her
idol, the great statesman. To this
end she first addressed a leWc-r to
f lin nn lwf nnof n wfiin n 1 1 1 tlw-M
tUL' tut ivi itiuiti i ie i inij iio'.i --I'vii
being full of enthusiastic tender
ness, but not greenbacks, she set
out on foot. At every stopping
place on the way she mailed a bulle
tin to the statesman, Willi the
XiOHT Al'TEll XIOIIT.
the great negotiator of foreign re
lations continued to receive these
fearful messages ; and, like the
dropping of water upon stone,
they wore upon his brain. When
his huge mail came in his great
heart sank within him. This came
to be a terror. His fate was ap
proaching. His fate came slowly
hut surely on foot. If it could
have been swift ; if one could be
put out of one's misery-but to
know, day atfer day, to waken and
toss out through the long watches
of the night, and realize that the
infernal woman was on foot, and
every hour brought her nearer, was
TO SOME MEX.
under these circumstances three al
ternatives would present, them
selves. One would be to fly, to
elope, to run away ; the second,
to get drunk ; the third, to commit
suicide. Of these the great Sum
ner could not avail himself. He
could not fly. brave as a lion, he
did not know how to retreat. To
get drunk was simply impossible
the strongest liquor only makes
liiiii sick, not drunk. Ami as for
suicide what, die, and leave the
inscrutable alive ? impossible.
KUT TIIK 1J;EAT APPROACH
wore on him. He thinned and
He got to be querulous
and ugly. The many Fifteen
Amendments, who acted as menials
about, stood in fear and trembled
as his deep voice came up like
vaulted thunder in hasty wrath.
one morning the door-bell was
rung as if the Angel of Death,
somewhat behind time in his ap
pointment with the family physi
cian, was taking a pull at the sum
mons. The Fifteenth Amendment,
whose duty it was to respond to
the door, hurried -up, and, opening
it, saw a tall slender female, with
a earpC't-sack, thrown over her
shoulder, armed with a cotton
umbrella, and gazing at life from
behind a pair of spectacles that
served as did the once feared
masked batteries of the civil war.
The proprietor of these several
disagreeable qualities thurst a
note imto the darkey's hand, and
said in a shrill voice of command :
"Give that to ye'r boss."
THIS WAS DOXE.
The terrified statesman ga.ed
from the window and saw his fate.
For a moment lie stood dizzy and
irresolute. Then he smote his
manly breast, started up, and
cried, Smuner ! Sumner! show
time courage novv's the hour !'
The servant brought the note,
he read :
"Wahsixotox, D. C.
Senator Sumner I have ac
complished my journey. I am
standing on your door-step. May
I come in ?
Miss Slsax A. Giutz"
THE MIGHTY OKATOK,
beckoned to a policeman lie had
engaged in advance to guard his
premises, locked his door. In a
moment the policeman asked ad
mission. Opening the door cau
tiously an inch, "Sumner said in
deep tragic tones, "Arrest that fe
male at the door." But lie spoke
too late, lie heard a hurried 'step
upon the stair. He slammed the
door, and too much frightened to j
lock it, fled and concealed himself j
in a closet. A brief engagement j
came off between the municipal j
snnpiiing-turt le and the enthusiastic
female. For a moment victory
hung doubtful. At last it was de
cided in favor of enthusiasm. She
poked the ginrdian of the Senator
in the. right eye with the end of
her cotton umbrella, lie gave a
great howl and fell back. She
md. 'i lie door of the
closet sjood ajar.
"ho opened the
sa ; a !:;: u.oi.
"I am here, your Susan; behold
me, your guaruian '
i e;iuni. oeL'oue :
the Senator; I want you not. I
am devoted to my country; I am
wedded to my books. Women
annoy, therefore, begone 1"'
"Xot want me ! you stupid man.
You do want me; you need pro
tection ; you need tender solicitude.
Look at tliis vile place; see these
indecent figures and abominable
pictures of naked women. I come
to purify and sustain and I will !"''
Here she threw out her arms
one hand wielding the carpet-sack,
the other the umbrella. Hither
throiigh accident or design, she
threw from its pedestal to the
lloor, breaking in pieces an ex
quisite marble statuette of the
t n us ((a- Aru:t. Hie great
Sumner uttered a -piercing cry of
anguish. "Wretch he exclaimed.
female fury !
what have vou done
At this moment policemen rallied,
and 'assisted by iho colored fellow
citizen of the mansion, captured
the frantic f inale by throwing
a rug over her head, and, timid
screams, kicks .and fearful strug-
to an insane
Tiie friends of the Senator have
since made up a pony purse and
shipped female enthusiasm back
to her home in Maine.
Gen. jbutler in Another Pwolc-
LFrom the New York World.
Miss Tinnie Clafmi
one of tin
heroines of a silly and disgusting
family squabble now fighting out
in our city courts, declared her in
tention to open a general crusade
against the abominations of mar
riage, in which it appears she is to
have the valuable assistance of len.
Butler. She is reported to have
said to an inquisitive mortal who
took the pains to inquire into her
ii'i" i n wmcno nt nut i fimiiM I ii 'i I
ihilanthrony not only that "so-
corrupt ion, uumteliectual
really immoral, but that General
I hitler a' I vised her to shake off tl
trammels of "society," by getting
rid of her reputation. The worthy
Oeneral supported his precepts by
ii-: n v"r.ii i; All. t '
11? V.Aiiill'IV.) .Ill V
portion ot lev's lecture," said
this enthusiastic young lady, "and
putting in a point lu re and there."
General Butler went on and said:
"Mrs. Wood hull, don't .you mind
about your reputation. You've
got a good (leal to lose yet.
Woodhull," he went on to
T never knew what it was to
enjoy real nappmcss until i lost my
reputation, and you 11 never be
really happy until you lose yours,
and you have got a good deal to
lose yet." Xow, sir, that was
Ben Uutler who said that.
It will surprise most people to
learn that "Ben Butler" believes
himself to have lost the only repu
tation with decent people he ever
had. But it will, surprise no one
to find that this mistaken belief
has given him "real happiness f
and if we could be so ungallant as
to suppose that the reputation he
advises "Airs. Woodhull" to lose
at all resembles the reputation lie
imagines himself to have lost we
should say his advice is excellent.
The great doctrine to
m i. !,.-. m. in 1, -1
niiiu lie- uiu-M
what he wants. Is it riches
him stop envying those who have
made money, and go to work to
make it himself. Is it the position
which character gives? let him
build up a good reputation for
himself. Is "it talents? let him
study night and day to improve
his mind. Possibly he may come
honest 1' by somebody els
woriving for it.
but he can't inherit an education.
Knowledge requires brain work,
and there is no getting over it. A
man may die and leave him his
money, but he can't leave his edu
cation. JSTcv; Jyr$-j Jlechanv:.
Pleasaxt Woki,:s. A Vie-ks-burg
editor pleasantly terms one
of his rivals "an anoymous coward,
a raaligant caitiff who stabs in the
dark, a cowardly hound, a mock
ery of a man, and a miserable
wretch." He wasn't kg ally angry,
The estate o
valued at between 30,000 and 40,
000, free of all encumbrances. The
news of his death so prostrated his
wife as to nearly cause her death
also. She was very low at last accounts.
COURTESY OF BANCROFT LIBRARY,
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA,
I From the C tizen and B und Table.
The fair sex are a queer set : we
gave them up ever since, when we
were six years old, our bewitching
blue-eyed Alary Jane, who had
plighted her eternal tr?th to us,
jilted us for a fellow who was
twice as big as we were and so
safe from our revenge because he
had a new top. Xow, Mary Jane,
could not spin a top spilling tops
is not in the female line; it is not
a privilege of the sex ; on the
other hand, it is one of the forbid
den delights. We never knew a
girl who could fasten the twine
round the top, much less send it
down humming upon the boards
upon its iron peg, as the superior
sex learns so readily to do. Our
fairy Mary could look on while
that lubberly Tom performed this
feat ; but so could the rest of us,
and she was no better off than if
she had been true to her first love.
She never tried to spin the top,
for ought we know, but used to
follow the possessor about as
though she shared some of the
grandeur of such a possession. We
gave the sex up from that time to
this, as a conundrum too compli
cated for us to solve. If .Mary
T" Til t . 1
.Jane haa ocen presented witn a
new doll we should not have
striven to learn how to nurse the
sham baby ; nor if another girl
had been so favored should we
have dreamed of changing our
allegiance. Woman's nature seems
different from man's nature high
er, better, purer, we are ready to
swear it is ; but different, certainly.
We dare say many a grown
woman becomes enraged when she
remembers how she was oppressed,
abused and down-trodden because
she was not taught how to spun a
top or play at marbles. A girl
unjustly deprived of these rights
grows into a Miss Anthony or Mrs.
Stanton as she matures. From
claiming an equality as to peg-tops
and china-allies, she gradually ad
vances until she asks to share the
pants and the ballot. One of the
funniest sights outside the realms
of monkeydom we moan no cruel
allusion is to behold Mrs. Mary
F. Walker in her miserable parody
of male attire. Why a woman
should wish to cover herself in the
unbecoming costume appropriate
to the ugly sex, wh.cn she has the
range of Stewart's and the run of
Tiffany's to seek for ornaments of
color, shape and material, is pass
ing strange, but possibly no strang
er than the. demand now so gener
ally but forward by the sweet crea
tures to earn their own living
and rally round the polls. Fam
ing one's bread was a curse of the
fall, and the duty of voting is the
heavy price of liberty, and no one
but a woman or a lunatic would in
sist upon a share in either could
she avoid it. But the inconstant
we are thinking of .Mary Jane
and inconcistent creatures insist
upon both these rights as though
tliev were the sweetest of earthly
boons. They want to labor and to
vote, and no doubt they will have
their way, as they usually do.
They have begun working al
read'. There is a doctor or two
practicing or professing some
where in the country ; and num
bers of "shop ladies," as they love
to term themselves ; some lawyer
esses out West, and a preacheress
or two scattered through the
length and breadth of our great
land ; and altogether quite a body
of women have assumed their
share of the struggle for life. They
will go on as the charmers always
do, and when they find out that if
they will attend to the men,
whether as professional or base
mechanicals, and let the men wait
on women customers, they will
drive a great business, we have no
doubt they will earn enough to pay
their way and support themselves.
In the meantime they are a little
sometimes strike into trades for
which nature has not altogether
adapted them. As lawyers, doc
t o r s , r e a c h e r s , s a 1 e w o m e n . a c c o u n t-
lit . T
nooKKecpcrs, there is
great disparity between the sexes;
but when one comes Lo handling
the saw or the hammer, the paint
brush, the trowel, or the spade,
physical development will tell, and
there does seem to be a difference
between round, soft, tender
muscles, and the sinewy coverings
of man's bod and bones.
The latest case of this misdirected
energy occurred in the far West
and it should serve as a warning'
to positive females with 'mistaken
ambition. The enterprising wife
of a Swedish gentleman, engaged
in agricrdturaf pursuits, demanded
all the privileges of farming ; she
wanted to hoe, and to dig, and to
plow. Well, her husband the
brute objected , but his objections
were overborne, as they are apt
to be in such cases. She hoed
pretty well, and dug a little, but
plow she could not tit all. The fur
row would not run straight, or else
the share would sink too deep, or
it would shoot out of the ground
altogether. Her husband the
vile tyrant tried, to induce her to
ii. 1 i . ...
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spirit of the sex she refused, until
she had scratched over about one-
guc u i me aiteui wl: mil wiui me
half of a five acre field. Then her
miserable lord and master sarcastic
ally advised her to help the ox pull,
if she wanted to do something use
ful. This was unkind, it was ironical;
and unkinduess sinks deep into the
sensitive temale heart. iNext day
the unfeeling monster found her
yoked with the beast of burden;
he scolded, he pleaded, he begged,
he prayed. But no; her feelings ; that out of such a profound indif
had been hurt, and she was ad a-! ferenco to politics that he scarcely
j mailt. If she could not be a man,
sue co u ui at. least oe an ox, and
she would be and was. The plow-
ing was better than it 4; ad been
the day be lore, but the evjierimr nt.
was not altogether a success. The
reports say she ruptured some in
ternal organ, endeavaring to keep
up her end of the yoke. '"She died
two days after, but she had her
way and vindicated the courage
and firmness of the sex. She
true to her cause; she set a Io
example; but we hope her sisters
will not follow it. She was a
model for the strong-minded to
worship; but if the sex is not to
give out by endless internal rup
tures a calamity that we dread
to think of it is desirable they
should take some other way of
showing their independence than
preceding the plow, yoked side by
side with the patient o.v, for such
an association in question of anato
my, as well as patience is unnatu
Grant cn Grant.
The President has been inter
viewed by a reporter of the Xew
ork llcrahl, and seems for once
to have been in a talking humor.
The most interesting portion of the
conversation relates to the causes
which influenced Gen. Grant to en
ter the political arena. They are
summed up in the assertion that he
feared if a Democratic President
and Congress should come into
power they might abolish the office
which lie held at the head of the
army. The Xew York Yortd
very happily treats the ridiculous
side ot this conjecture in
v portent mnecu ! 1 he talking'
l.C.Tl.'lllt m.l.v.T, t
ox oi itomc
the singing statue of
Egypt, sink by comparison into
phonetic commonplace. Grant has
ejaculated his innermost soul. As
Hufus Choate once declared that
he would empty his whole heart
concerning Cicero, even so Ulysses
the Silent has actually emptied his
whole heart concerning', not Cicero
indeed, nor yet Demosthenes, but
concerning himself, than whom no
creature to himself more precious or
more sacred hath ever hi the round
of time existed.
The words of such a man speak
ing upon such a theme cannot be
too widely circulated or pondered
too deeply. How they ever came
to lie spoken at all is not lightly to
be left unquestioned. Oracles were
ever accompanied from the earliest
times nv particular conditions
mctimes they came with
the rolling of supernal thunders
and with the blaze of blasting bolts.
Sometimes a mighty wind went
before them, tossing the oaks in
the forest and the ships on the sea.
Sometimes the apocalyptic voice
whispered still and small. The rev
elations of Grant were preceded, as
the JRrcdd which records them in
forms us, by a shower which ceased
before it began, and w hich was so
dry that it would not even "wet a
Summer coat." Also, by "a cloud
which paled before the rising wind
at 7 o'clock." Also, by "usualiy
turbulent waves sleeping peacefully
in the lap of the land." Also, by
"a lusty breeze," and by "the sun,
rising red-faced and hot from his
bed in the sea."
All this, we ought to say, occur
red at Long Branch; and when all
this had occurred the President,
sitting "on the right hand one of a
piece of expensive furniture from
oi ins .own cottage, took
out of his mouth, opened
ana recited wonuc-rful
things. Some of these wonderful
things concerned the past, some the
present, and some the future. Per
haps the most impressive of thi'in
all was the President's account of
how he came to be President.
With much frankness the President-
announces that his only objec
tion to becoming President arose
from the circumstances that in be
coming President lie was obliged
to give up being General of the
Armv. He stood between the two
office's" like 3Iachcath between the
two drabs in the opera:
'How happy could I be with either
Were t'other dear charmer away."
And his choice was finally deter
mined by the enlightened consider
ation that if he let anybody else
become President he might lose
his commission as General. "I
wasn't sorry," said the President,
"to be a candidate, but I was sor
ry to leave the command of the
army. It seemed to me it
would be imitossible for the Be-
" """ iwinuviuii; iui t lilj X ic-
: publican party to concent! a.te on
; any other candidate I be
: lie veil that if a Democratic
idsmt was elected there would 12
little chance for those who fought
for the Union. The iroulrf ccr
Uihiltj luivcijot rid of the ofIce of
Q "svki.vf.ii me BeUpr.ht
this I ice at into the contest in cam
est." Wo should rather think so. Xow
j we understand how it came to na?
; knew whether Jews were not by
j law excluded from civil rights, or
whether Andrew Jackson was not
a Massachusetts Free-soiler, Grant
! snrhlenlv developed iutn o fnvlmio
Ladical. He became a politician
and a candidate because he was de
termined that come what might,
he at least should not "be shelved."
"For still, whatever king ir.9y reign. , .
I will be Vicar of Rra sir'
- It is deplorable to think, "if a
Democratic President had been
elected." how little "chance0 there
would have been for those who
i fought for the Union," like Jessi
; 11. Grant, now Postmaster of Coy- a
mgton, and the Dev. 3ir. Krarner,
now Minister to Denmark, Freder
ic Dent, now Chief Usher of the
White House, and Louis Dent,
now counsel for claimants before
the President at s -10,000 a yer,
and John Dent, now Indian trader
in Xew Mexico at 100,000 a year,
and Silas Hudson, now Minister iri
Guatemala, and Alexander Sharpe,
now Man:hall of the District of
Columbia, and James F. Casey,
now L ollector ot JN ew Orleans at
f5o,000 a year; and above all, like
es r .
v. asev s
JLongstrcct oi jlco smain army, now
Surveyor of Xew Orleans. All of
these venterans of the Union had
now been earning their bread in
the unnoted walks of private life
like the legless soldiers who, after
giving their manhood's vigor and
glory to their country, now grind
out doleful ditties for casual pence
along our city curbs. For these
alone. Heroes like Mr. Thomas 0.
Murphy would have had as "little
chance" under a Democratic Pres
ident, the actual administration.
Surely the country can never be
sulkciently grateful to the man who
to use his own noble wordse "con
sented to give up a life-office for a
temporary though higher one" un
der the influence of motives like
these! But President Grant's mo
tives for suffering himself to be
made President, exalted as they
were, were not more exalted than
the motives by which he, as he
now informs us, is governed in dis
charging the duties of his office.
J. J. Hartou, who subscribes;
himself "Defunct Publisher of the
.Y' '" Z.;c," Carbondale, Ilk, be
coming desperate, sinking deeper
and deeper in the slough -of.
despond, neglecting to avail him
self of the cash-in-advance-and-pay-as-you-go-systein,
chants the particulars of his pre
"I want you to liquidate ! I've
not had a square meal, a drink of
good whisky, nor a chew of de'eent
tobacco for so long a time that I
have forgotten how they tasto.
I have "boarded round" for so
long that my acquaintances have
shook me. The store-keepers smile
in my face when I ask trust for a
peck of potatoes or a pound of
codfish. My wife is growing cross
and jaws me fearfully. My child
ren are crying lor bread. I have
made up my mind that I can't
stand this sort of thing any longer.
Money I must have"
In 1848, Mr. Junius Smith, of
South Carolina, commenced the
cultivation of tea in this country,
and since that time it has been cul
tivated with moderate success in
various parts of the South. A
correspondent of the Wilmington,
North Carolina, Journal says that
his brother has raised plants and
cureci tea which cannot be excelled
in flavor by the imported article
The plants" were obtained from the
Agricultural Bureau of the Patent
Office before the rebellion, :an&
their number has increased -every
year, the later plants being fully
eoual to those first grown.
Changed. The woman-women
should make a note of this item and
apply the moral. A correspondent
sends it to a Delaware paper: "I
saw a hen Sunday that is a gay
old chicken half bantam. She
used to lay eggs and hatch them
during the first five years of Jipr
life. She then ceased to lay
changed her manner and looks to
that of rooster, and now crows
day and all day, fights the other
roosters, and mates with the hens.'
Hei: Reason. "Pray, madam,
why did you name your hen Maer
duff?" "Because I wanted her to
lay 'on.' "