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VOL. 6.
I)C iUcckhj Enterprise,
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ern MACMXH IMIKSSIW. which will enable
the Proprietor to do Job Piinting at all times
Neat, Quirk and Cheap !
tig- Work solicited.
AH Iliftinfi tr inxarthms upon a Spcci has!.-.
Only Thirty Millions-
The Radical press have made
the most out of tl io Tammany
frauds. They have lost us, for tlie
time bein.tr, the great State ofXew
York. They treated them entirely
ras a party hobby as a kind of
olitical godsend. J low lenient
thev can be on them when they
arc "of their own party,is shown by
'their marked reticence whenever a
case of Radical rascality is brought
to light. Beyond a mere mention
mostly telegraphic they are
'generally passed over in silence.
The AT V. Tribune' an exception,
and, although utterly unscru pulons
its misrepresentations ot the
' i .111
emoeratie party, will yet man
out the truth on the rascals of its
own party. It has recently been
making some damaging disclos
ures touching certain cotton swin
dles at the South. It appears, says
that paper, that the investigation'
oy tne tvinieu oui vm vi
Claims in the various claims
against the United States for cot
Ion seized by government officers
during the, rebellion brings out
some0 remarkable developments,
"which tend to throw additional
light on the mystery which has
surrounded the sale of cotton by
"the government agents shortly
after it was seized from the rebels
during the war. The Government
realized from the sale about thirty
million dollars, but the examina
tion of the Government agents'
books and other evidences, which
has been obtained through the
prosecution of these claims, reveals
the fact thn the cotton was v-ortli
ova- twice that auio"t-. It appears
that some of the agents at New
York disposed of the cotton at 20
cents a pound, when its marked
value at the time of the sales was
75 cents per lb. Some of the
agents appear to have been in col
lision with the purchasers, and the
poorest kinds of cotton were shown
as sampels of the entire lot held
by the Government, the bidders
yetting it by this arrangement at
the low figure of 20, cents per
pound, and subsequently selling it
at the market price, thereby se
curing a handsome profit. The
claimants, however, refuse to base
their claims at a figure less than its
market value at the time of the
ale, and it is feared that the Gov
ernment will, in refunding the
money for these cotton seizures,
be a considerable, loser, especially
now that the British claimants
tand a chance, before the mixed
Commission, of being allowed
some compensation for these losses.
It is now known at the Treasury
that several of these cotton agents
defrauded the Government out of
large amounts of money. The ac
counts show this, but what steps
the United States will take to re
cover its just, dues have not been
decided upon."
The attention of Radical orators
and writers generally is called to
this new development of Radical
honesty; and it is hoped that be
fore they cease their labors in the
.cause of virtue against Tammany,
thev will spare a brief moment to
the'contemplation of this gigantic
Two Government employees at
Washington have been detected in
stealing the gold and silver seals
attached to some half dozen or
more treaties. They were messen
gers, one at the Postofiice Depart
ment, and the other at the State
Department, The Radical disease
is getting among the lowest sub
ordinates. It is well the public
buildings are well anchored, cle
tliey would be stolen also, in the
hunger and thurst after plunder
that prevails at Washington.
A young man who keeps a col
lection of locks of hair of his lady
friends, calls them his hair-breadth
The Eifttrciice.
From the S. F. Examiner.
Since the detection of the thiev
ing of Doss Teewd & Co., the Rad
ical press all over the country have
been loud in their denounciation
of the culprits. This is all right.
We regard a democrat official
thief as infiuitly worse than a Rad
ical thief. Ours is a reform party
and it is through them that honest
administration and constituional
government are to be restored, if
restored at all. So long as the
Radicals retain power we can hope
for neither. When a Democrat,
therefore, betrays his trust he is
twice recreant. lie is not only
guilty of an act vile in itself, but
ho gives the great criminals who
have been plundering the country
for years a new lease on power.
It is diff'crenthowever, with th.e
Radicals. Official peculation and
robbery have become so common
with them that unless it be bung,
lingly protruded upon the public
attention, those guilty of it are not
prosecuted. Thev are all in the
same boat, President, Governors,
Congressman, and on down.
When one of them is found out by
the Democrats and his swindling
exposed, then much ado prevails
and the unfortunate peculator is
persued. Not for stealing but for
not skillfully hiding.
In the case of the Tammany
thieves all the proceedings had
against them are by Democrats.
The Governor, Attorney General,
District Attorney ami Judges are
Democrats and could, had tliey
been disposed, have shielded the
criminals and so covered up their
tracks as to prevent open exposure.
Instead of doing this, they entered
with avenging zeal upon the work
of conviction and recuperation of
property. The very ablest Demo
crats rushed to the work at hand.
Not only this, but at theState Con
vention which assembled, the Tam
many delegates were given to un
derstand that they had no place
there, and a State ticket was put
up of such unquestionable material
as to disarm honest criticism. How
different the conduct of the oppo
site partv. The convicted swind
ler Tom. Murphy ruled the roost
in their convention. The. honest
Republicans under Greeley were
ignominiously ejected from the
Convention. The contrast between
the action ot the two parties was
strikingly set forth by no less a Re
publican than Col. Fred Conkling
in a recent speech before the Nine
teenth Ward Council of Political
Reform, New York.
"Will any one tell me," said
the speaker "that it is my duty as
a patriotic man, to give my vote
at the coming election for placing
the Republicans in power simply
because they are Republicans V In
looking over the list of candidates
nominated by the Republican par
ty in the interior of the State I ob
serve the names of men whose cor
ruption is notorious in the last Leg
islature, and whose very names
stink utterly in the nostrils of every
honest man that knows them.
Will theprincipal of a government
by the people, and for the people,
be strengthened by their elevation
a second time to power ?" Clear
ly not, every good and honest man
will say.
But what testimony does Mr.
Conkling, per contra, openly bear
towards the Democratic party ?
hear lum: "At length the states
man whom I have named O'Con
or, Silden, Ilavemeyer, Oitendorf
er, Cassidy, Seymour, Church,
Kernan and others have arisen in
their strength and assumed the
command of the great party to
which they belong. With this ex
ample before us, shall not we of
the Republican party emulate their
courage and independence; and
while they are purging the party
of robbers and malefactors, shall
not we deserve as well of the peo
ple by purging our ranks of mer
cenaries and thieves?"
The fact is the time has come
when we must all strike for honest
administration and unrelenting
punishment of official thievery,
whether committed by friend or
foe. One of the earliest Presidents
on one occasion said: "We are all
Republicans all Federalists"
meaning that they were all for the
country. In the demand for offi
cial reform we must all be Demo
erats and all Republicans. We
must rise above the mere partisan.
We must come up to the emergen
cy of a great occasion. The New
York thievery is petty lareeny
compared with the huge sums stol
en by the Federal officials, and
through their connivance and the
co-opperation of Congress in the
pat eight or ten years. And this
is still going on. hook at the infam
ous revelations in regard to South
Carolina, and then see the whole
power of the Federal Government
loaned to shield the vile thieves
who for years have been preying
upon her helpless people. Is not
this persuit of Ku-Klux a farce,
while the Governor
net other nigh
officials stand convicted before the
country of the most stupendious
robberies? Things of this kind
bring into reproach our popular
government. They strike a fatal
blow to our free institutions.
Tliey proclaim to the world that
ours is the most corrupt system
ever instituted by man. These
must be stopped or we must pre
pare ourselves to give up our ex
periment of self-government.
North Carolina Trials-
The manner in which the North
Carolina Ku-Klux; trials have been
conducted, looking at them in the
most favorable light, affords a suffi
cient evidence of the dangerous
character of the power bestowed
by the Ku-Klux law upon the Unit
ed States officials, who may be vio
lent partisans, and thus incapable
or ciomg justice, it lias not been
doubted by any sensible man that
the Ku-Klux have existed as an or
ganization in Xorth Carolina, nor
that outrages have been committed
by their members. It is not proba
able that any one can be found
to deny that the barbarities perpe
trated by these men merit condign
punishmet. It is likely that some
of the persons who have been con
victed in Judge Bond's Court have
been guilty of all that is charged
against them; it may be that all of
those so convicted deserved their
fate; but it is certain that entirely
innocent persons, who from person
al malice or other cause should be
wrongly accused of participation
in such offences, taking the North
Carolina trials as an example of the
way in which the law is to be ad
ministered, would have verr little
ground to hope that their inno
cence would save them from con
viction and punishment.
What is popularly known as
the Ku-Klux law was passed for
partisan purposes and administered
in a partisan manner. While its
object was to suppress the Ku
Klux organization, it has been so
framed as to render it an instru
ment under cover of which Gen.
Grant may use the most revolu
tionary means to force his renomin
ation and election; ior it can be
applied to the North as well as the
South, and its terrors may be
brought to bear against political
socities in our own State, organ
ized for patriotic purposes, as ef
fectually as against the Invisable
Kmpire and kindred associations in
the South. In North Carolina its j
execution has been comparatively
mild ; yet even there wholesale and
indiscriminate arrests have been
made, often without warrant ; peo
ple on mere suspicion have been
carried hundreds of miles from
their homes, denied bail, and kept
in prision without an opportunity
being afforded them for defence;
and in many cases, after long im
prisonment, such suspected persons
have been set tree without a par- .
tide of evidence having been -
brought forward to connect them
with the offences with which they !
have been charged.
For the trials which recently I
took place at Raleigh a special
jury was summoned, and it is not
denied that its members were so-3
lected on account of their political
bias. The consul for the defence
challenged the whole jury on this
ground, offering an affidavit in
support of the challenge, and &di
tional testimony to prove the alle
gation. The Assistant District At
torney admitted so says the Ra
leigh Sentinel that he had direct
ed the Marshal what sort of men
to pick out ; but the Court held
that the ground assigned was no
cause of challenge, refused to hear
any evidence on the subject, and
disallowed the motion. Judge
Bond himself, according to all ac
counts, did not even assume the
virt ue of impartiality, but degraded
his high position by acting in the
the character of prosecutor
throughout the proceedings. With
violent partisans as prosecuting of
ficers, and a picked jury, and a
hostile Court against them, it is no
wonder that these men were con
victed by dozens. They may have
all received only their just deserts
in the end ; butno one can pretend
that the manneU' of their convic
tion was anything but a mockery of
justice and an outrage on judicial
propriety. X. Y. V?w.
Viutue Rewaim)ki. The Nor
wich Hull Jin says : A well-known
Justice of the Ptace subscribed
five dollars to the relief fund yes
terday, and, returning to his office
immediately, received the amount
for marrying a couple. Thus is
virtue rewarded. Another man
was requested to contribute, but
declined, and within two hours
heard that his mother in-law had
come to stay a month with him.
Can any one hesitate which course
to pursue ?
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Disgusted. The Comanche In
dians are disgusted with the em
ployment of colored troops on the
frontier, because they are so hard
to scalp.
Oh don't be sorrowful, darling1,
Don't be sorrowful, pray ;
For taking the year together, my dear.
There's not more night than day.
Il's'iainy weather, my darling.
Time's waves they heavily run ;
IJut taking the year together, my dear,
There's not more cloud than sun.
We are old folks now, my darling-,
Our heads are turning gray ;
But taking the year all round, my dear,
We'll always find the May.
We have had our -May, my darling,
And our roses, long ago ;
And the tine of year is coming, my dear,
For the silent night and the snow.
For Clod is God. ray darling.
Of the night as well as thelay :
And we feel and know that we caii go
Wherever he leads the way.
Aye. (Jod of the nijrlit, my darling
Of the night of death so grim;
For the gate that leads from life, dear wife.
Is the gate that leads to Ilim.
I know fwo eyes of azure blue,
Two eyes 1 love to see.
Because to one I know they're true,
Though roguish Ihey may be ;
Two poueing lips my own have met,
As we sat side by side ;
Melhink I feel their pressure yet,
As past thoughts by me glide.
Two snowy arms around my neck
Have lovingly been thrown,
While a cheek so soft, without a speck,
Reclined against my own ;
Two willing ears have heard some words
Their import you can guess ;
But the answer to those whispered word:
Was sweet to me 'twas -Yes.7'
The Elf er Sister.
There is no character in the home
circle more useful and baautiful
than a devoted elder sister, who
stands side by side with the toiling
mother, lightning all her burdens.
How beatiful the household ma
chinery moves on with such effi
cient help ! Now she presides at
the table in mothers absence,
always so neatly attired that it is
with pride that the father introdu
ces her to his guests as 'our eldest
daughter.' Now she takes a troop
into the garden and amuses them,
so mother may not be disturbed in
her work or rest. Now she helps
the boys over their hard lessons,
or leads father's paper aloud to
rest his tired eyes. If mother can
run away from home for a few days
recreation, she leaves home without
anxiety, for Mary will tride the
house wisely and happily in her ab
sence. But in the sick room her
presence is an especial blessing.
Jlerhand is next to mother's own in
gentleness and skill. Her sweet 1
music can charm away pain, and
brighten the wearriest hours.
There are elder sisters whose pres
ence is not such a blessing in the
house. Their own selfish ends and
aims are the main pursuit in life,
and anything that stands in the
way of these is regarded with im
patience. Such daughters are no
comfort to a mothers heart.
Which kind of an elder sister are
you in the household, reader?
What to do if tiik clothes
take kike. Perh a ps th ree persons
out of four would rush up to the
burning individual and begin to
paw with their hands without any
aim. It is useless to tell the indi
vidual to do this or do that, or call
for water. In fact it is best not toil
say a word, but seize a blanket or
a cloak, or any wolen fabric if
none is at hand take any woolen
material hold the corners as far
apart as von can, stretch them
higher than your head, and run-J
mng bohhy to the person, make a
motion of clasping in the arms, just
about the shoulders. This instant
ly smothers the fire and saves the
face. The next instant throw the
unfortunate person on the floor.
This is an additional safety to the
face and breath, and any rema
nent of the flame can be put out
more leasurely. The next moment
immerse the burnt part in sweet oil.
Next get some common flour and
put it on the burn, about an inch
in thickness, and if possible put
the patient to bed. Let the Hour
remain till it falls off of itself, when
a beautiful new skin will be found.
Unless the burns are deep no other
application is needed. Dry flour
for burns is the most admirable
remedy ever proposed, and the in
formation ought to be imparted to
all. Dredge on the Hour untill no
more will stick, and cover with cot
ton batting.
The largest rope in the world
was lately made at Birmingham,
England. It is about six miles
long, five and a quarter inches in
circumference, and weighs over
sixty tons. It is understood that
the Springfield Hyubliccin thinks
of buying this rope and using it in
an attempt to draw General Butler
up to the levil of a gentleman.
But it is too short, Courier Jour
nal. Gen. Joseph E. Johnson is pre
paring for the press a history of
his campaigns during the late war.
It is a work that will doubtless be
looked forward to with the pro
foundest interest by the whole civ
ilized world.
-Htidical Financial Record-
The New York Vorhl contains
an elaborate financial record of the
Government under the present ad-
ministration, m reply to an address
of the Radical Congressional Com
mittee. It shows that the nation
al finances have been most grossly
mismanaged that $109,030,511
had been fraudulently added to the
public debt that Johnson's ad
ministration was largely cheaper
per annum than Grant's that tax
es were only nominally reduced to
promote sectional interests, and
that under the pretended abate
ment more than !$62.O0O.00O
per annum, was collected than
ever before. We invite attention,
however, to the following conclus
ions. derivable from and which are
clearly proved :
First That $109,G30,511 have
been fradulently added to the prin
cipal of the public debt, and such
fraud is clearly proven by the offi
cial statements of the Ttrasury
Second That the interest lost
upon money permanently idle in
the Treasury, together with inter
est paid upon bonds of private cor
porations and the fraudulent addi
tion to the public debt, increase
the annual burden of taxation to
the extent of $1S,404,9G0.
Third That while capital is
plentiful and other governments
enabled to negotiate loans at a
low rate of interest, the American
Government has failed to have its
funded loan taken, although offer
ing a higher rate ot interest than
paid by European powers.
rourth I. hat m consequence ot
the corrupt and oppressive legisla
tion of a Radical Congress, the
currency, after six years of peace,
is still so far depreciated as to
cause a yearly loss to skilled labor
alone of 312,000,000, and to the
aggregated consumers in the coun-ti-y'an
annual loss of $1,0S9,VGG,
GG7. Fifth That the Radical Con
gressional Committee, through
their late address, knowingly and
willfully misrepresented the nation
al expenditures for the fiscal year
ending June 30, 1871, and that
such expenditures have been
shown, by official reports, to be
-$17,5 2 9,5 OS more than stated in
the address.
Sixth That said Radical com
mittee have falsely misstated the
surrdus of receipts over raid
A- -
above expenditures for the year
ending June 30, 18T0,as $110,131,
425 ; that said surplus as shown
by the annual report of the Sec
retary of Treasury was only
$101,001,915. " ..."
Seventh That said Radical
committee have knowingly and
willfully made a false statement
concerning the expenditures of
the years ending March 31, 18G0,
and June 30, 1870. That accord
ing to official data, the decrease
under Grant was $7,529,544 less
than represented in the address.
Eighth That for the fiscal year
ending June 30, 1870, the civil and
miscellaneous expenses of Gen.
Grant's administration exceeded
by $11,223,995 the entire cost of
Bucbannan's government in 1859--GO
; and further, that the civil and
miscellaneous expenses of 18G9-80
by $41,302,081.
Ninth That instead of the ex
penditures of the present adminis
tration being $58,482,193 per an
num less than under Andrew John
son, it is proven by the system
adopted by the accountants of the
Radical committee that the expen
ses of 1SG9--70 exceded those of
Johnson's administration in 18G7
G8 by $101,007,430,80, making a
difference in the false statement of
the committee amounting to $157,
489,053,87. Tenth That the Radical com
mittee have, for the purpose of
making political capital, most
grossly misrepresented the reduc
tion of internal taxation by Con
gress, inasmuch as they claim the
abatement of taxes to the extent
of $02,000,000 per annum, which
taxes, in fact, have never had an
Eleventh That the reduction of
internal taxation by Radical legis
lation so far as reductions have
been made has been partial and
sectional. It is proven by official
reports that, while eleven Western
and Pacific States have obtained a
reduction of only $4,135,153, the
six New England States have been
exempted to the amount of $41,
930,557 per annum.
Twelfth That by means of the
corrupt legislation of a Radical
Congress in 186&, the national
Treasury was defrauded of taxes
on bonded spirits amounting to
$3S,1 80,788, and a rascally whisky
ring largely composed of mem
bers of said Congress were ena
bled to divide as spoils the sum of
A shrewd old lady compares her
husband to a tallow candle ; he al
ways splutters and smokes when
he's put out:
Gr'aiit as"a Present Taker-
The New York Sun, edited by
Dana, Assistant Secretary of War
during the Presidency of Lincoln,
does not like the idea of the Pres
ident's being the great public pau
per of the nation. In reply to a
statement made by Senator Conk
ling in a public speech to the effect
that Grant had not accepted any
valuable present sence he became
President, the Sun unearths the
annexed bit of truthsome history:
In a speech at Albany, yester
day, Senator Conkling, with a
boldness that does credit to his
courage, made the affirmation :
"Since Gen. Grant's accession to
the Prcsidenc-, so far as I can
learn, he has never accepted a
costly present from any one."
Das Mr. Conkling never learned
anything about a cottage by the
sea-side at Long Branch, presented
to President Grant at considera
ble expense to some party or par
ties? as not that a rather cost
ly present ?
Y hile Mr. Colliding is studying
into this subject, he might also in
vestigate Presidents (J rant's trans
actions concerning the house now
occupied by Gen. Sherman in
Washington. When he was elect
ed to the Presidency that house
belonged to Gen. Grant. lie offer
ed it for sale and sold it for $40,
000 to Mayor Bowen of Washing
ton, who paid him $1,000 down
and took his contract to convey
the property by deed. Alter this
was done, Gen. Grant wrote a let
ter to a rich citizen of New York,
aying that Gen. Sherman was too
poor to keep sucn an estaoiisn-
ment in "Washington as the Gen
eral of the Army ought to have,
and that it would be a very good
thing it the wealthy men oi the
country would give him (Sherman)
such a donation as would enable
him to live in handsome style. On
the receipt of this letter a meeting
oi rich men was held there, the
President's letter read, a subscrip
tion started, and money raised.
This fund, finally amounting to
about $100,000. was taken to
Washington by Mr. A. T. Stew
art. Gen. Grant managed it so that
out of this mono. thus collected at
his oicn solicitation $05,000 irrnt
lnto Jib Gicn pocket to pay for the
house lie had Just before sold to
Jlr. Jienrcnfor $40,000 ; and there
upon . Mr. A. T. Stewart, who
brought on the money and paid
over to Grant the part of it which
he chose to take for himself was
appointed by Grant to the office of
Secretary of the Treasury. Poor
Bowen, thus deprived of the prop
erty he had bought, at first threat
ened to sue for it ; but he was per
suaded to give up his contract on
the repa3'ment of his money, with
the promise that the President
would make it all right with him
in distributing the patronage of
the District of Columbia ; and this
promise Iras not been kept.
What does Mr. Conkling think
of this affair, and the appointment
of Mr. Stewart which followed it?
Is it a sort of thing which he likes
in his candidate for the Presiden
cy ? Does he "still adhere to the
assertion that Grant ceased to be a
Present-Taker when he was elected
President ?
A Sympathizing Judge
Judge Williams of the Criminal
Court of Chicago, ? says an ex
change, sympathizes with the mur
derers of Col. Grosvenor. He in
structs the Grand Jury to pay no
regard to the letter of Governor
Palmer calling for the indictment
of Piegan Phlh Sheridan and his
associates. This is all natural.
When this same individual shock
ed the world, some two years since,
by the ruthless murder of one hund
red and. fifty Piegan women, cl i'
dren and old men, stricken down
with the small-pox in mid-winter,
the Radisal press as a general thing,
had no word of censure for the hero
of the blackest crime of the cen
tury. They rather justified him in
it, "Troo loilty" in their eyes,
iike the king can do no wrong.
Phil. Sheridan is crime-stained
from the crown of his head to the
soles of his feet, and what do one
or two additional murders amount
to? Prssident Lincoln, who ever
had an appreciative eye for the sal
ient points in the character of men,
once graphically described the
"house-burner of the Shenandoah"
as resembling, in personal appear
a gorilla.
If his outward
form lias such resemblance, his
mental attrbutes have still greater.
We congratulate the stricken peo
ple of Chicago that they have a
judge of such boundless philanthro
phy that he can symrKithize even
with the blackest af murders
- ... moMirKT asked tne
an unio camj-
1 Uni "H . n-ernblv, because
p,raC. i,i nftt set her eyes upon a 1 '
voun" man in her neigh- i
Whood without feeling as though I
she must hug him to death. 1
i r
3ackson and Grant.
ihe attempt sometimes made
by the supporters of President
Grant to compare his character
with that of Gen. Jackson can only
excite derision in the minds of
intelligent people.
The Roman firmness of Old
Hickory was exercised in the fur
therance of what he deemed patri
otic snd important measures, while
the stolid obstinacy of Grant man-0
ifests itself chiefly in the promotion
of mean and ignoble purposes.
General Jackson battled vigorously
for the rights of the neonlc when
he believed that they were in dan-
ger from the schemes of the weal
thy and powerful; Gen. Grant
takes no pains to conceal the con
tempt he feels for the pulilic, or
his profound and subservient rev
erence for the moneyed class. G
Jackson was indifferent in regard
to the accumulation of wealth he
would have scorned to be the re
cipient of costly and valuahlepres-
cuts from office-seekers while a
candidate ior me i residency, or
after ins election to the great office;
Grant eagerly accepts whatever
presents are offered him, whether
houses, horses, money, or thorough
bred pups, and he has bestowed
important and responsible office on
those who have been the most lav
ish in their gifts. Gen. Jackson
was no respecter of persons;
Grant's adoration of money is so
great that it extends to the posses- o
sors thereof, and he bows down
before a rich man even as the per
verted children of Israel prostrat
ed themselves before the golden
calf in the wilderness. 0 Gen. Jack
son, after eight years' of service in
the 1 residential cnair, kit office a
poor man, and was obliged to call
on his friends, Messrs. Blair and
Rives of the Globe newspaper, for
temporary loan in cider to satisfy
the claims of his creditors ; Gen.
Grant, at the end of his four years
term of office, will leave the White
Ihui.-e a very wealthy man, and
instead of requiring pecuniary as
sistance from his friends will be
able to lend them all money pro
vided they can pay good interest
and offer him satis actorv secuntv.
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Taking all things into considera
tion, the friends off Gen. Grant wiilc
pursue the most judicious course if
they refrain fiom provoking com
parisons between the destroyer 'of
the United States Bank monopoly-
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and the man who basso long been
working to effect the annexation ot
San Domingo for the purpose of
enrici.ing a corrupt ring of avari
cious speculators. 1. Sun.
rj., O OO
On. tearing down a portion of an0
old edifice ofWillscoot, in Oxford
shire, England, the workmen came
upon an oratory hidden in the
thickness of the walls, and covered 0
by the panueli'.ig of the adjacent
room. It contained a small library
of the earliest Protestant theolocrv.
of the time of the Reformation, con
cealed, perhaps during the rei,rn
of Bloody Mary, when the posses
sion of such books would doom the
owner to fire and fagot. Among
other works are some of John
Knox's writtings, and a complete
copy of the first English, or Cover-
dale's, translation of the Bible.
Don't iu: i:ash. A gay fellow
who had taken lodgings at a pub
lic house, and got considerably in
debt, absented himself and took
new quarters. This so enraged
the landlord that he commisioned
his wife to go and dun him, which
the debtor haying heard of, declar
ed publicly that if she eaoie he
would kiss her. "Will he?"eaid
the lady "will he ? Give me my
bonnet, Molly; I will see whether
any fellow has such impudence!"
"My dear," said her husband,
"pray do not be too rash; you do
not know what a man might do
when lie is in a passion.
Send your children to bed hap-o
py. Whatever cares jpress, give
it a warm good night kiss as it
goes to its pillow. The menory
of this, in the stormy years that
may be in store for the little one,
will be like Bethlehem's Star to
the bewildered 'shepherds. "My
father, my mother loved me."
Nothing can take away that bless
ed hearVbahn. Lips parched with
the world's fever will become
dewy aain at the thrill of youth
ful memories. Kiss your little o
child before it goes to sleep.
Axothek. A
from Maine once
quaint fellow
called on Presi-
dent Lincoln. He had shaken
hands with him, observing : "Don't
be reared, Mr. Lincoln,! do not
want an office."
the President;
other shake."
is ttiat SO
"then give
e : t . t
?" said
us an-
Joyitl "You never saw such
a happy lot of people as we had
yesterday," said a landlady in Indi
una, to a newly
ana ved guest,
- thirteen couples
of them." "What
thirteen couples just married?
"Oh, no, sir; thirteen couples just
divorced !"
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