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iTHE COAST MAIL.
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THE, COAST .MAIL,
jmiiammgiiffjuw maw mwhwi
ubltahod ovary fJnturdny Morning
AYKHJTKII, IIAUKKIl'A l.rtCKIIAIIT,
Mtli(loli1,0ou Co , Oregon.
TI'.HMM, IX ADVAXdi:,
Tho Intcrosts of Southern Ore
Ron Alwnys Foremost, i
Fn Twr 13 mi
III Months ,,, i an
Ifkrt Monthi,.,,, I CO
T (tltnrtlttli a-narmilaa (In, i.m.l
lVttlilt lafiit tkl Ulr atallujf.
MAliSIIFOSLD, OREGON, SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 1870.
Tbo Development of our Mine, lb Iratirov.
ment of onr Harbor, ana lUI.'roa.l Com.
munlcatlon with th Inferior, Specialties.
Wlioiigli (jillitrliitf clinl ami nloiliiy noa of
j"l'wo Kuliteii waleli-wutil. mUtt ami Minforl
tiiiik uhk 7 ui, lany mm jaw,
llellug In l'ilito mill FldHliy.
IMlMl Dm wmry cliaiK of 1117 day
4tlo In follow duly fallliltillt 1
I when I flkr, f.lnllmr, by i0 way,
fitll tnlllllt Illflil'IK l'itlufkO tl)ficll
Ihrciitfti Mint aiiff tliitf (Jim! way
Mill, ami (ki l!l dull mtt
ualltiu mIHi rtUiiv, tiring unto lliomul,
1 reach at l, (i lAJfil, my awil iltulrw.
lhlm f. Inn-nit. (11 lliiii-ri'i iltijiitiiH.
If Adrlcnuo Jluiitlcy mtt thoughtfully
reading tuo loiter. Her father ami
Ilirothnr httd llllllf tillico llllllalind tlmlr
Ibroakfunt uml ttupaiKsl to their daily
IfeVfUimllftfla. Willi aim .1 til linl inn..
Iter barely tuated rofiVo had grown oohr-,
Mind tho spaniel, Floan, waited fu vain
jlor lain usual kuoli of augur.
I Very tiroltr una Ailrlonnr. ihoituh
iliow nn noxloiH frown oohlruoted lior
f delicate brow. Tin) male population
tnf lllllriUTfut.l to r.l Hill far umm, tut.,...
R- ----,, ........ .... ".""n ui'u
'Uiny uociarru 11 'r in uu 1IIU OHII11 ui lilt)
itOWl), Not (ifll WOllIll JTOU IIIIMlt wltll
kuoIi it juiro 111 tc.1 uomplcxioti, imch
ntrou dark c,)un, micli u ourounl of
.hIom)- client it nt il tlti, ornuoli niorftct-
At luntitlt itlia rca. ntul riujlnif to
imvo tin) tndlo olumxl. nunt nl.out hur
ItBRtml liouMuhoIil ocr iimtiotik.
w nno ncMifcuNi no 1 uir. Tiiu luutrv
fwduly iimrootrtl. iton- woro trivon
iai, ntrr w ii.t, 11 ml tlio ticcttnry
nuiini ui iiuiiii; ui nodoniiiii(Mi.
Sut tlnririfc tlio iivrfDrtimura of tliww
BUitomary ilntlcn. Iinr Uon nnvorlont itn
wmttlraitt, iirovcoaiiltHl jiirc(iloi ,
f( TJ10 liut 'ot tlio iilBitt twfoio hail
huroiiuut litrr an o(rr ot uurrinuii. Tlitn
rotrnr u from n (tout! man liomlio
seiK)Ut.Hl mtioli, liut tivirUiul iliil not
;ior. no wm, iuoti(ii, Virjr rioii, ntul
itlioownnr of couililuraltlu jirojiurty in
e the noInliborliotxl.
Thou br tho llrit lol that murnlutr
)iul oomo Aiiollior iiropowl. HtmtiKo
o ny from tho couiiu of hi othor
uitor. Jla, Iiouoyit, (mil uoitlr Untl
or moi.ojr Jo boatt of, boing by jro
fMiou nu nt tut, nml at prfteut nn un
known, uimiiroc'Html otio,
I Hunoo uro Ailriaiiuu'it tliinoulljr.
ho Ilk ol Iut rcli lover, but nl.nl for
wio couintrivir 01 liuumn nalum, olio
lht i'or one, Jltil, thoii, nil hnr
Ufa ho hail hail lit nirioh. ntul a ltrlvn.
wnil runimfjo. llornth r wmia imurtloo
itor ill a ooor town, ntul nvurv ! liar lil
tntionU jwiil him iu Kmt in .i.t.oi
on lonij ltforo it found IU ty into
in wnitliiK hand.
A uow pair of Kloten, or n now nbbon
Wn a nnbjeot for drnn rfioioinu to bin
)fotty daUKoter. wlillo llm ciinnliit?
fturniui, mid lwlntiii(tiu)d rftrimuiiugii
tthnt her bound mid Iicni undcr.Tiut,
rwould fttirir huTO natunlalicxl 11 vi itiiu
Elndv of ruoia ninplo Hindu,
KT 'j.,M.I.t. II .. 1..... , - t .1
j, vw.v.ii-.).j, n ua(i Mjui Ulion
DOW aMiailml Imr. Klimil,! ), . 1,1, 1
tad lou to jwror.y, mid nhabbinwn , mid
smcouiI rato lmiff, ami nccopt ((iwrgo
JUorltiy. and with iiim tho porinlnt of a
FDidondld homo, rnrriji idontifn) low-
oirjr, ami nil llicao ouuutloM Itixurio
thai wealth nlotm can purcliimi ( Or
nhotthl lu bravnlr rmlylinir It,,, n.
Hioiu pronjicot -con wiill ta b.como
tauv Morlojfn wifo,uud by bet pn-t uco
auit nJIUlAUIjr MKllUO Ullll I'lU'OUMlO
Sliim in bin ttrtigHltx, nud dUiiMitln'
tiit? It vr hard to diotili. nml nil i!
PWortiiiiff kha hinilntiil ami wnvorwl.
IJn tho iiMuruoott Irromilullon m. nn
SUUor IIOKsllllll. Vlll i.vnn utll. I.,..
Monk oikjii mill wrltimr mlrtU ....!..
IJm imtmrd. Wlmt nhonld hl.r. ,lo?
Which vliould it lw ? At Ut. with unlit
o mid ooipri'WHl inonlli, nho dipiiod
tr pon lu tho ink mid wrotn two nhort
Otvn, Allll tllOOIIil of litciinl.innn n
9r Cieoruo Morloy nml thu on.. r .i.
lotion wn for hU oouilii Clnv.
'lluiao diapntohed, nho hoped lior
inu wouni ia ttt poaoo. lUt no, nho
It wrotclirwl mill liiiKiirniil.. mi.t 1.. 11...
rllight whon alio plu.vo.l to hor Mhor,
.i. ih.uk "in laiuriiii out iiulliiilH, lior
Sloo had a liurnli, Mrnlnod riiiir. nud
Mdilonly, in tlio iniilut of llm ooimlnd
pK vorno of " Anld llobin (Iroy 'nho
iKoko down oomplctcdv.nnd burnt into
"Why Addlo. ollild. am win not
foil? In nlMlllina tho lunttor. ilnar?"
xoluinii)d licr fnthor,
t: ,77,"ii RobCH. I will uo o
lod, I think. aoodMiluht, pnti "
Unco In hor room tho Dont.un to. li,ui
to long roprowod had tltoir way. Now
,iui h wnniooinio.niiowouiil linvoKlVOll
hor riuht lmml to Imvo boon nliln in rn.
Klruot hor dociniaii. I'oiitlnn tied 00m
fort, lrp.-.i and diainondH, of what
nluo would Ihoy bo lo hor without
A nlnopJoHn niulit pnMod. and nho
(roo tirotl mid hoavy-oyod, Jvory
knook nt tho door, ovorv i-lnu ut dm l.oll
oattHod hor to Iromblo wllli foar mid up.
lirohoiiHlon. HI10 iniut oxnoot mi oiirlv
ii.vliilt from horfavoroil Hiitinr . mI.. i,m.t
xpoot liim to urrlvo, rudinut with tri-
EVinipli, ami how nlioiilil nho nwot him ?
JIor fathor hud boon oaliod lo u pationt
1 Bt Homo dlatnnoc.liorlin.il, .if- 1,., 1 ,.,..,
Itoatloud n looturo on vIvIhooIIoii. and
rAdrionuo Wu ulono in tlio drawiiia
I room, "
HI1.1 nmilil nnl ull.llll . .-.... ,i
tho onon 1 ronoh window nho kim.iwi.i
p, mid iioroHK (ho HmiKillt out Kruss,
Al 1110 Ollll 01 tllll lUWII WUH a IIIOHf
Kfown path, nud up and down thin nho
imocd, lior ilnwa of no ft Kray inaliiiiK
hor moviuK IlKiiro dlaUnolly viniiilo
jaliitit tho douibor Imokgtouud of uu
f tvy.covored wull.
TilO BttllKOt lllllll tvna ttaal tlio m.i.l
Jiuou of tho nky worodaikoniug, whon a
pivjivn mo ijrovoi iini ilea nor, una u
man' llguro enmo Imalauing towardn
InHllnollroly nho roooilod, nnd would
liavo Hod ; but in a moment nho wan
folded in ntroiiff nrniH, and liot Itlnnon
fell on ohookn, and llpn, nnd brow.
" ii" nuo uognn, trying lo roloano
Tlio waning light rnvonlod who it wn
Unit hold hor in niloh cloo ombraoo,
ItonUUuco waii nt nn and thon.
Hhn forgot thut hor troth wan pllghtod
olaowJioro- forgot ovorything but tho
proiout tapturo, m nho lot her hood
droop forward on Ouy'n hroant.
" Oh I tuy darling my darling I" ho
murmurod in panilonato ucconta,
" what liavo I dono to donorvo nuah
hnpplnonit? I noarooly darod to hopo
that you would bo initio, nud when J
hail your nwcot llttlo lotUr, I think I
wan nearly dollrioun with lor for n
"Mylotlor? Why, it-why, I"
"You (txpoctod mo boloro, doarott?
You thought mo a lardy wooer, did you
not? Dot I have atranao and wonder
ful nown to toll you, ouly now I con
think of nothing but you, my beautiful
"Ohl Ouy, VUy sbyr. IIato you
my letter with you? Lot ino ioo it,
Holuotmitly, and with many fond en
denrmouU, ho withdrow hU arnii, nud
produced tho procioun opitllo,
Hho rotul It, mid hor blnehea woro
Hucooeod by a deadly pallor, an nho
uiacovorott mat alio rnuat bnro put tho
nolo in tlio wrong enroloixin, no that
tho Iottor of ncconUuoo hail roaoho,!
" 0 Morloy, i:i., oara of Mr. I'rott,
mid tho lottor ot relectiou had oono to
" u, .Money, Kaq., l'cltorwood Hall."
Tliolr iuitioln mul aurnnmon being the
namo hail roudorod audi n mlnearrinuo
perfectly onny nud undoleaUblo.
UnwlltiiiKly nho had obeyed tho dlo-
tnten of her heart. .Should nho now let
thiuan bo nn they woro? Hhould nho
nay uo word, but allow hor lover to ro
mnlti iu bllaaful Ignorance of hor former
iiicroor.ary ilotormiiinllon 7 No one had
boon iu horeonlldenoo ; oton her father
had boon unawarn ot the rvveipt of her
two propotaln, lint honor and loyalty
whierod way. Hho mual toll Ouy all,
nun iiioii ami uioti
Ho had become impatieui, and would
have drawn hot to Ida aide again but
nho ntopMd back.
" No, iio, uit. I I hove aouiothlng
to nay to you."
Very low nnd quivering wan her
" Yen, darling. I am liaUming, but do
not try my patiouoo too much. You
have not git on 1110 a niuglo word of
WblUtr nho grow.
" I mode a miaUke. I did not writo
thin letter to you,"
" Did not write (hat loiter to mo,
Adrlouno? Oh, Heaven! what do you
menu 7 '
Ho hail sprung forward and groaped
hor arm no tlorcely Hint nho winced with
pain. Hi face wo ghaatly. nud hit
eyon oro tlxihl oil her with wild ou
treaty. I hail n proKul of marriage from
Mr. Oeorgo Morloy, nud I wroto thin
letter to accept it."
" Aud what wu my ntuiwor, then?"
hu hoaroly iutrruptol.
M It tnaidl wn norry but 1 could
not bo your wife, but"
Ho staggered back. Tho mrnlaion of
fooling wo too much, and ho felt
tunned mid dixxy.
l'or tho llrnt time ninro alio had bo
gun hor explanation nho rained hor
licad nnd looked nt him. SVilh a cry
alto aprnug to him.
" Oh, Ouy, forgive me, forglvo. It
i 3011 1 euro for, you 1 lovo. I have
boon ko unhapiiy over iduco I nent tho
lottern. It wo Ilia wealth that tempted
mo. I have been no oor all my life,
and 1 thought it would bo ao nice to bo
rich ; but when I had written I uv my
wlokodurtia, I know I could never bo
happy with him, aud I did not know
what to do. i have been dreading that
ho would oomo all day, mid I WMalraid
to uco him,"
Hho clung to him iu agony ; but ho
vtn paaaivo and allout, making uo mo
tiuu to hold her.
"Ohl Ouy, apeak to mo," alio
nioauvd : " nuv vou do not uttarlv .1...
apiau mo '"
Uouly bo diaongagod her Imuda,
alowly ha retreated a pace.
"iou would have thrown mo over
boemwo I wan poor ; you would liavo
murriod Oeorgo hocauno ho ia rich.
" Yeit." h0 fultorod. niundlmr lltrn a
onmluul Iniforo him, hor bosom hoaviug
nud hor llugora ll(htly outwiued.
"You would liavo dono violonco to
your own fooling ; you would have do-
ooivou mm ty u protonco of nffeotion,
whon all thu while bin wealth was tho
" Yob," emno tho low, pitiful whUpor.
"And I I aliaiild liavo beeu treated
us n daring, prcaumptuout, fullow,
"No-no I I noor ahonld havo
thought that. You do not know how
bitterly 1 roiniut. Oh I forglvo mo,
uvon if you can uo longer lovo mo I"
Bho wnilod, hor vory nlliludo pload
ing for moroy ; thou mtdly, nnd with
lugging feet, nho turned to go.
Bo.irooly n doxon yard had alio pro
roodod whou with u linnty alrido or two
ho had overtaken hor.
Hho ahrauk nwny.
" Bpnro mo nuy further roproaohon.
You nru cruelly jutt ; for u momont of
woukuonH yOu would uietoout a lifotlmo
" My darling I"
Bho Bturlod uiul turned, aud tbo lovo
nho thought wn forfeited forever bho
know wn horn tttill.
" I must toll you my now now, dear
oat, I had a telegram youtordny, aum
mouing mo to London nt nnoo, I went,
nud found it wua from u firm of lawyer.
Thoy iuformiHl mo that u diUut rela
tion, from whom 1 hud not tho allghtoat
expectation, had died, und loft mo n
largo foituno, I atnyod iuat toalguu
few paper, thou hurrloU buok, fori
Wi oagor to hitvo your nuiwer, It wm
waiting nt my lodging ; nnd, nanoon ns
I read It, I oamo atraight horo. Ho you
noo dear, you will liavo n rich hnnband,
" Ilunh liunli I Dou'tplooBodon'tl '
" Forgivo mo, denr ono I I wan wrong
to apoak no. Hut you forgot that you
havo not yet nonlod.your promiao to
" What do you moan?"
" Not ono kln havo I rocoivod, and I
havo been vory pationt, I think.
Hweelueart, I olnim my duo now."
Hho lifted hor roy lip, nnd tho aeal
waa not to their betrothal.
A UHPfui riant-bug tlio Cochineal.
Whllo tho Cocci, or plant buga, nro
Ik our country denervodfy do ten tod on n
nuiaauco, doatroying tho beauty of
many of our garden plant by thoir
blighting proaonco ; whllo, in lol3, tho
Cocotin of tho ornngo trees proved ao
doslruolivo in tho Axoros that tho
Inland of Faynl, which annually ox
portal 12,000 ohonU of fruit, lout iU
entiro produoo from thia cauao nlono,
two tropical member of tho family, a
if to mako up for tho mlndeod of thoir
relntionn, furninh ui tho ono with n
moat nplondid of nil acarlot dyes, and
the other with gum-look, a subtanco
of noarcely inferior value.
Tho gardonor aparoa no trouble to
protect hi hot and groonhouao plant
from tho invasion of tho Cocctu lieiptr
idurn ; but tbo Moxioan haclendero nur-
ponoly lay out hi Nojial plantation
that they may bo preyed upon by the
Coccm cacti, and rojoioa when ho eoe
tho loaves of hi prioklr poar thickly
slrown with this valuablo parasite.
Tho fomalo, who, from hor form and
habit, might not unaptly bo oaliod tho
tortolno of the insect world, i much
larger than tho winged male, nnd of a
dark brown oolor, with two light npoU
on tho bock, covorod with a whito pow
der. Hho uaoa her llttlo legs only
during her llrat youth, but soon nho
suck herself font, and honcoforward
remain immovably atUabod to tho spot
nho liA choaon, whilo hor ma to con
tinue to lead n wandering life. Whilo
thu llxod like an oyster, nho stroll or
growa to such n nixo that alio look
mora liko a need or berry than an in
ect : and hor legs, antounw and pro-
bosou, ooncealod by tho expanding
body, can voarooly bo disUnguUhcd by
tbo naked oyo.
Great cam Is taken to kill tho inscoU
before tho young eocapo from tho eggs,
a thoy havo thon tho greatest weight,
mid nro moat Impregnated with color
ing matter. Thoy oro dotaohotl by a
blunt knife or dipped iu boiling water
to kill the w, and lliea dried in the aun,
when they havo tho anuearnnco of
nmall, dry, ahriveletl berries, of a deep
Drown purpio or mulberry color, with
it wnito matter between tbo wrinkle.
Tho collecting take place throo times
a yoar in tbo planuuona, wboro tho
inixiot, improved by human euro, ia
nearly twico aa largo a tlio wild coo-
aua, which in Mexico ia gathorod nix
umea in lue namo injriou.
Although tho collecting ot the cochi
neal ia oxcoodinRly todloun about 70.-
000 inaocU going to a niuglo pound
yet, considering tho high price of tho
aruaio. it rearing would Do vory lucra
tive, if both thotnsoot and tho plant it
feed upon woro not liable to tho rava
goa of many diaeatoa, nnd tho attacks
of numerous enemies.
Tho oonqneat of Mexico by Cortex
flrct uiado tlio Spaniards acnuaiut-
oil with cochineal. Thov soon loarnod
to valuo it it ono of tho most im
portant product of their now om
ul ro : aud in order to boo nro it monop
oly, prohlbilod, under pain of d 0.1th,
too exportation ot tut insect, ana of tlio
equally indigenous Nopal, or Cactut
cochltullifcr, Iu tho year 1077, how
over, Thierry do Merouvillo, a French
man, ruauo nu eitort to tleprlvo luom of
tho oxcluaivo ponaesaiou of tho troasuro
thoy guard oil with anoh joalous care.
Under a thousand dangers, aud by
moans of lavish bribory, ha auoceodod
iu transporting aomo of tho plant,
along with their costly pamsito, to tho
l'Voueh colony of Ban Domingo ; but,
unfortunately, hi pereovoranoo did not
load to any favorable result, aud more
than a century olapsod after this first
ineffectual attempt before tho reariug
of cochineal extended beyond it origi
In tho year 18-7, M. Mortholot, dl
rootor of tho botanical garden nt Oro
tava, introdnood it into tho Canary
Inlands, where it thrivos admirably
upon tho Ovuntia Acut iVhiai . so that
in 1838 tho exportation amonntod to
18,000 pound, aud has aiueo thon boon
oontluunlly inoroaalug. Coohluoal in
now roared near Valouoia, Cadiz nnd
Malaga, and in Algeria; in various
part of tho Went Indicanud tho United
Btato of Columbia ; in Draxil; Kat
Iudioa nud Jnvn ; nnd though Moxioo
Btili coutinuea to furnish it iu tlio groat
eat nbuudauoo, yot in poiut of quality
it ia diabtnood'by IU youthful rival.
Iuthovoar 1850 moro than 800,000
pound of ooohlnoal woroimportotl into
Franco, of which tho Canary Islauds
nlouo furuishod uoarly ouo-half a
proof. 11 tuo i) g others, how much tho
wealth of u country may bo iuoronsod
by tho introduction ut a now urtlola of
comuiorco, C'Aimiuy Vomer.
Thoro is no bolter plaoo than Fort
Worlh to observe tho oow-boy, that pe
culiar product of wild frontier life.
Ho ia npt to mako himself obnoxious in
a crowdod towu, but aoeu on hi native
heath, oautoriug over tho plain ou his
swift muataug, swinging his lariat and
ahoutiug hi whoop and halloa to thu
Hoeing steers, ho is a piolurosquo apoo
tnolo. Ho livoa iu a hut or tout, nlotipa
in anmmor rolled iu hi blanket iu tho
opou air, ia in tho auddlo from morning
to night, aoltloa hi quarrel with hi
aix-ahooier, looks upon killing aa n venal
ofTonso, and upon cuttle-ateullng aa u
capital orlmo, nud I altogether tho moat
froo nnd independent fellow to bo found
iu thla poouliarly I roo aud ludof undent
Tlio Lato OccurreticM In Zululmid.
Tho Zulu war, which has boon with
out special inUirost to tho general pub
lic for aomo timo pant, ha during tho
lost wonk engrosBod moro of it atten
tion. King Cotywnyo-has again naked
nn nrmintiro mid term of peace. Thin
timo tho Kuglinli havlji occmod disposod
to ronnidor hi rcquoat moro favorably
than heretofore Perhaps tho bravery
and skill nhown by tho Zulus in tho
batllo of Isnndtiln nod in other engage
ment havo hnd ssmottiing to do with
thla change. Iu fact, tho Englhu aol
diory havo been taught to reiect n
great doal moro than at first they dfd the
nrowrn nnd military capacity of thoso
barbarous people, a thoy havo been ac
customed to call thorn. Tho boasting
spirit in which thoy Mt out to conquer
thorn haa boon vory much aubdnod, and
a milder tono and n oourao of proceed
ing, mat na at loasi a linotnro or cau
tion in it, ho boos! assumed toward
them. ' .
Horetofore, thoir advance have been
vory insolently mot, and their overtures
vory summarily disponed of. Hix pro
viou proposal of poaco, if we may
credit tlio dispatches, liavo boon mado
by them. Onoo thoir messengers woro
fired on as thoy wcro advancing under a
flag of truco. Another (into thoir mes
sengers wero thrust Into irons. Again,
unconditional nurrendor was demanded,
ovorything to bo left to tho judgment
and moroy of tho Edgliab. To their
last ovorturo Lord Gholnuford replied
in aubstanco, that it tho cannon cap
tured at Itanduhi wero aurrondered, and
oortaiu hostage which wero mentioned
woro given aa evidences of thoir gooJ
faith, nu nrmUtico would be granted
until tho terms of poaco, which had
boon telegraphed for to England. should
bo roceivoJ. Now, however, it look na
though troachory wero to boaubatituted
for arrogance, lor instead of observing
tho armtstioo tho English troops havo
boon advancing upon Ulandi, whoro it
in likely Cetywayo will mako a final
Tho Ilntish forzej, wo aro told, aro
disgusted aud dlsheartonod by the war.
A great deal ot harsh criticism aud
invectivo ho been vented by many of
tho English at homo, upon what thoy
term tlio cowardico cf tlio soldier and
tho inefficiency of thoir general in tho
condnct of tho war. It is quito evi
dent that this criticises has it share of
juDtico, and that it ha had itn cilect in
nerving thorn up lo their present course.
Jving Uelywayo baa proved uimself a
vory ahrowd nnd daagorou enemy, if
not a groat general, and ,tho English
havo loarnod to dread. bJjfttrange tac
tic. On several occaaisnt) a feoline of
dread not far reaiov'aeT'freas paaSsfear
aeema lo liavo Mixed all at niaapproacu,
and tho British f orcoa now becomo very
nervous at tho thought of encountering
him. It ia quito well ascertainod now
that it waa this feeling of fear which
surrendered tho young 1'rinco Napoleon
to hi fate. Uo was only a guest at tho
headquarters of Lonl CbcltaBiord, and
had obtalnod permission to go on 11
reconnoitertng expedition with a party
led by LiouUnant Carer. Tho party
wero ambushed by tho Zulus, when at
tho first alarm tlio wholo party akurriod
away, leaving tho Prince, who was leas
fortunate iu mounting, to his fate.
From all tho facts at hand, it aoema
very doubtful whether the English,
oithor in tho bginuing or in tho con
duct ot tho war, can bo freed from great
blurao. Tho rightful ocas of her favor
ite colonisation policy ha always been
much questioned, and her conduct in
carrying ont that policy hat often boon
domouBtrubly wroug. That aho has ac
complished much for herself by it can
not bo doubted, for it is the chief source
ot her proseut wealth. Whether it haa
always boon for the highest good of tho
native tribes is much loss certain. As
Bir Oarnet Wolseloy has vory aignill
oautly oxprosiod it: " Nothing can, iu
my opinion, bo moro injurious to our
iuterest iu dealing with barbarous
race, than tho creation iu thoir mind
of any doubt aa lo our atrongth." Gou
orally thoy havo not been loft long in
such doubt, nor iu ignorauco of tho fact
that tho Kugliah were very ready to use
that strength, aud expected to bo well
repaid for such use. In tho present in
atan.v, (ho purpo.so of tho English
Rooms to havo beeu, by skillfully play
ing thu iutoreU ot ono nation against
another, to disintegrate or wholly do
Htroy tho Zulu nationality. It waa upon
thla plea, aud in dread of this ros ult,
that Kiug Cetywayo took tho Hold.
Two things, at least, havo thus far
beeu ncooinplishod by tho war. Thq
lionapartist party in Franoo havo, by
tho death of the l'rinoo, lost their head,
and have boon wry muah disorganised
in oouBoquouco ; aud, according to tho
London Tii'i", 10,000 human beings
havo been alrendr sacrificed, nud at least
ton millions of English money. What
tho Html result will bo wo wait with
much intorost for timo to reveal, JStw
York Examiner nml Chroniclt,
Tub ItianT Mouknt. Surely, tho
right moment for a lover to woo a maid
on ia just after nho haa llllod tho posi
tion of bridesmaid for a friend. Young
ludiea liugor 1m iugly over tho dotalls of
n weddiug. It ii a ourion oxporioneo,
life iu a house full or girla who have
just loft n marriage parly. Their mind
nro full of tho grcaUhorno ; thoy ten
derly record eaoh inoidont ; they can
think of nothing elso ; nnd thoy tell
oaoh othor a thousand timoa how tho
biido looked, uud how aho dropped hor
bouquet, uud who piokod it up ugaiu,
aud how her truveliug droaa bocamo
hor. Not othorwlso than when, a cover
being dispersed, uieu go round and
shoot tho struggling birds, ao almirera
might easily win the liourts of tho fair
who aro still hovoriug wistfully round
tho memory of 0 weddiug. Thus, na
ture has provided ohauous for brides
maid ; aud thus the superstition that
it ia unlucky to bo ofton a bridesmaid
is j us titled, For if n ludy oau survive
heart whole, aud pass unscathed through
theso moment of sympathy, it ia cor
taiu that alio never will bo wou,
The Child Ooctlie.
In tho first glimpio wo liavo of the
child Oootho bo waa ongagod in a pioco
of mischief. Ho wa nlono, of course.
or tho affair could not have happened;
and no wan ition about tureo yean old.
This is tho way ho told tho atory aomo
" A lrniVn,v t r 1. a,1 fnal tutAft IiaI.1
from which not only onr kitchen had
boon supplied with waroa for a long
timo to como, but a great deal of small
gear bad been purchased ns playthings
for ns children. Ono beautiful after
noon, whon everything waa qniet about
tho honso, I whiled away tho timo with
my pot and dishes in tbo framo-room;
and, unaingttiat nothing moro wa to
bo got out oz tnom, nnrlod ono of thorn
into tho street, vastly Healed to hear
tho clatter it mado in breaking. Thoro
wero throo brothers living on tho onno
at to sido of tho street, who woro always
much diverted at my prank. Theso
mon, tbo Von Ochsenateins, seeing mo
on this occasion relish the snort until I
clapped my hand in delight, cried out
to me: ' Aootuor.' x did not withhold
a kottlo, and, aa they mado no end to
thoir calls for more, in a llttlo while,
two wuoio collection piauors, pipkins,
mugs, aud all were dashed to pieces
on the pavement. My neighbors con
tinued to exprca their approbation,
and I waa highly delighted to givo them
pleasure'. liut my stock was exhausted,
and stilt thoy shouted 'Mors 1' I ran,
therefore, straight to tho kitchen, and
bronght tho earthen ware, which pro
duced a atill livelier apectaclo in break
ing; and thus I kept running back and
forth fetching one vessel after another,
as I conld reach it from where they
stood in rows on tho drauer; and de
voted all tho waroa I could drag out to
similar destruction. It was too late
whon acme ono appeared, to hindor and
aavo. The mischief .was dono, and in
place of a largo amount of crockery
thoro waa only a ludicrous history of
it loss, jn which my roguish accom
plices took delight to tlio end of their
Onr next view of tbo boy is from a
nttio account his motuer una written of
her method of teaching and amusing
hor children by inventing stories for
them. She writes:
" Air, tiro, earth, water, I represented
nnder the forma of princesses, and to
all natural phenomena I gave a mean
ing. As wo thought of ttio paths that
led from atar to star, and that wo ahonld
perhaps, ono day inhabit the stars, and
thought of tho great spirit wo should
moot thore, I was as eagerfor tho hours
of story-telling as tho children them
selves; I waa quite curioas aboat Lttie
f atare eosm e say own iarameateoa,
and any invitation which interrupted
these eveningajwaa disagreeable. There
I sat, and thoro Wolfgang held me with
his large black eyes; and when the
fate ot ono of Ida favorites was not ac
cording to his fanoy, I saw the angry
veins b well on his temples, I saw him
repress hi tears. Uo often burst in
with, Bat, mother, tho princess won't
inarry tho horrid tailor, even if bo does
kill tho giant.' And when I mado a
pause for the night, promising to con
tinue it on tho morrow, I was certain
that he would, in the interval, think it
out for himself. Whon I turned the
story according to his plan, and told
him he had found out tho ending, then
ho was all Hro and flame, and ono conld
see his little heart boating underneath
his dress I His grandmother, who
mado a great pet of him, was the con
fidant of all his ideas as to how the story
Vould turnout; and, as aho repeated
theso to mo, and I tamed the story ac
cording to theso hints, I had the pleas
uro of continuing my story to tho de
light and astonishment of my hearers,
aud Wolfgang eaw wilh glowing eyes
tho fulfillment of his own conceptions,
and listened with enthusiastio ap
plause." This waa whon he was three and four
years old. Uo soon learned to road
and writo, and at six years of ago, not
only wrote quite well iu German, bat
also in Latiu. When ho was oight years
old, ho wroto original compositions
aud very good ones in German, Fronch,
Italian, Latiu and Greek I Uo was not
taught Italian, but pioked it up from
hearing it taught to his sister. He was
truly a wonderful child. And ho did
not lovo study because ho was weak and
sickly, and could not do anything else;
for ho waa generally healthy, and a Tory
bright, active boy at play, and as I aaid
boforo, always ready tor a frolic Uo
was born with an eagor deairo for know
ledge, and tho capacity to acqnire it,
as well as with tho genius to invent
stories and poems. St. Xiteholat.
We recently read of a brutal "big
boy," who tied a child to a huge dog,
and set tho animal rnnning, bruising
tho ehild so that ho died. A like result
was narrowly escaped in the following
caso, though it is a relief to kuow that
no one' cruelty was to blame. A Wis
consin paper says:
A qnoor occurrence took place in tho
township of Harmony, near Milton, last
Saturday. Little Clarence Walsh, a
threo-Toar-old son of Mr. Henryi Walsh,
wua playing with his dog iu tho yard
whou ho ooncoived tho idea of fastening
tho dog a chain about his own body, and
lettiug the dog ruu and pull him.
In their play, tho obaiu beoame
twisted around the little follow until
boy nnd dog woro in such a tangle that
uoither could bo oxtrioatod. Tho dog
was thus tied up olosely to tho boy, and
iu his attempts to break free, became
irritated, and began to soratoh and bite
tho little follow.
Tho boy, unable to gat away from the
dog. cried lustily for help, and hi
mother, running to his assistance, hold
tho dog until the father reached thorn.
All attempts to loose the chain Boomed
in vain, so badly waa it tangled, and
tluolly tho fathor took'a oold chisel, and
thus broke the links, and separated the
boy aud tho dog. Had it not beeu for
the fortunate nearness of tho parents,
these is no doubt but that the boy
would have boon killed. Daily Qaittti.
A New Device for Crossine the Ith
rnns. Tlio agitation of tho project for a ca
nal across tho Isthmus of Darien baa
called out from Captain Eada of Mis
sissippi jetties renown a proposition
to take vessels across from tho Atlantic
to tho Pacific without any canal. Uia
plan, which is set forth in full in a
communication to tho Now York Tri
bune contemplates tho construction of
nn air-lino railroad with ten tracks be
tween two harbors, ono on ono aido and
tho other on the othor side of tho Isth
mus. Tho vessels aro to bo raised on
cradles by hydraulic machinery to tho
lovel of tho road, transported across
without breaking cargo, and 1 owe rod
by similar mooliinory and sent on their
way rejoicing. The cost, Captain Eads
avers, would not exceed 850,000,000,
whilo tho lowest snm for which a canal
can bo built ia 3110,000,000. In the
matter of timo tho railroad nroicot is
ciaimeu io navo quito as maricea nn ad
vantage over tho canal, inasmuch as it
can be completed in flyo years, whilo
tue canal would tako a quarter of a cen
tury. Tho railroad would also pay in
terest on tho investment, whilo the
canal wonld not. Bo, at least, says
Captain Eads, and if thero is no error
in his estimates, bo is right.
It would bo an interesting novelty in
engineering should the railroad project
u wihou uuv , auu i. wouiu raise a
great many novel questions for the ad
miralty lawyers. It might become ne
cessary to establish an entirely new
codo of rnles for the government of the
officer and crow of vessels : for many
of tho regulations that apply to craft on
tho high seas would be sadly ont of
place whon applied to the same craft
oa the high road. The liabilities ot
owners, too, snd tho rights of shippers
would need remodeling.
Tho project is an atlractivo ono. and
tho claims mado in its behalf entitle it
to a friendly examination. It is to be
hoped the men who sway and mould
puuuo opinion in mis country will
give it such an examination, not onlr
on account of its attractiveness, but
uecaase, ii carrieu out, it will do a
credit to America and American enrin
eering. It is especially to be hoped
iuat senator .terry, oi mis state, will
look the matter up very carefully.
Unless report does him ininstice ha
has very much at heart the construc
tion of a ship canal across , the State.
If ho atill entertains the proirct and
there.is as much to be Kained as Cap
tain Eada thinks in substituting a ship
laiuum ut ouijj uuui, uia lormer is
the plan for Senator Frrr. It wonld
hejp him very muck with posterity to
I, am Mri. am aaaaa buH Arfa.aa.aM j.a,la . -
' w wnuumni na af. gnHM
Ktwrae, jyiuvu r res rreii.
1 a a
Folly and its Bitterness.
a. prouy. genue-iookum? cnrl of six
teen found her way one day lately, inst
aa mgn. was tailing, to a police-station
in .new orK. and asked lor shelter.
Sho was exhausted with long weeping
One of the officers took her home to
tho protection of bis wife, and she told
her story to tho good woman. She was
a school-girl, the child of a respectable
family in Connecticut, and had fallen
in lovo with a young lad in tho acad
emy who was scarcely older, than her-
When her parent reosanaiilv- nrmWI
that sho should attend for two or three
years to her books and hor homo du
ties, prepare herself, in short, for the
worn: oi nor we ueiore minting of mar
riage, sue rebelled against them as
hard-hearted and cruel. "Nature."
sho said, "drove her into the arms of
Albert," and to Albert she went.
Tho young lovers maddened them
selves by writing bad verses, gazing at
tho moon, and by tragio denunciations
of their parents and teachers, and final
ly resolved to elope. Thoy went to
New York with precisely thirty dollars
between them, and no trade, knowledge
of business, or any possible means of
earning a living.
They both at llrat intended to be
married, bnt the boy grew frightened
as tho thirty dollars melted away, and
reiusod to send lor a clergyman. The
silly, romantic girl, who had turned
her back on father and mother to put
her fate in tho hands of a cowardly
scoundrel, was left by him after a week,
penniless nnd friendless in tho streets
of New York. She was rescued from
utter ruin by the polioe, and sent back,
still a more child, to drag out a long,
blasted lifo in the home which she had
Love is the purest and noblest feel
ing in our nature, and any woman's life
its Incomplete without it; but a woman's
lovo is a very dilTjreut thing from the
siokly, romantio passions which lead
school-girls to trample on common
sense, the affection and obedience duo
to their parents, and at last virtno.
Snch a course invariably ends in trage
dies like that of this ruined girl.
Use op QcxrowDEn. It may not bo
generally known that gunpowder pre
vents infection from fever. A sojourner
from tropical districts says that he has
been able to escape infection and mias
ma by tho uso of gunpowder, supple
mented by by a fow simple precautions
against sudden ohangea of tomperatnre,
sunstroke, bad water, and the like. He
uses no water that lias not beeu boiled
and afterward kopt from air contact ;
but his main reliance is upon tho prac
tice ot burning a thimbleful of gun
powder in his bedroom and very small
quantities in his wardrobe, trnnk, etc.,
ao as to keep hi olothes in an atnioa
phero feebly charged with gunpowder
gas. In Madagascar, Reunion, Mauri
tius, tho east coast of tropio Africa, and
other fever-smitten lands he has found
snob, simple moans a sura preventive ot
epiaomio and eptdamio diseases. That
gunpowder, the engine of floath, some
times preserves life. " is greatly to its
From tho lowost depth thero is a ptk
to the loftiest height.
The Hacked Chair.
During tbo dark days of the Ameri
can Revolution, tho citizens of Sooth
Carolina -warn mnoli ,1l,!n1 ., ii.-
question of separation from the mother
country. Thoso who aidod or sympa
thized with tho British army, thon in-
V ad imr tho State, xreirn nnUnA Tnrl.
Many of these formod into small bands
and plundored and murdorod defense
less citizens, as tho crnerillaa did in
Eastern TenneasAA dnrlno- Mm !
Amontr tho fnmilfnn tViaf .. .l.lia.1
by theso Tories was that ot Ilobert Oas
ton. in Oheatnr ,li.tnt TtnK.. 1...1
csme from Iroland in his youth, and
nou mors receivca mo careiui religious
trainincr common In llm Pn,h.i.'.n
Church of Ireland in the last century. '
iiw who uuw oo oiu. ior war, ont nt
sons were away in tho Colonial army.
Thfa latter tnt mul. Mm -..! l.t-
family tho object of hatred to tho To
ries, who came and plundered bin
premises at their pleasnro, and sought
to capture him, to compel him to tako
an oath of allegiance to King George
111. But Ilobert kept oat of the Tories'
way by secreting himself when they
were known in btt In ihn nmlahhnrhnnA
In the meantime he kept up family
worsnip in nis aonse .as regularly as
possible. Ono 'jinrnfner ttrfiUa aneraiMasI
in this duty, one of his daughters saw
a squad of Tories coming through the
Bm luw mo uoorjara, ana at once
urged her father to flda nad hida him.
Bnt tin hckiwim-aI "V Ton In t,
Lord's service, and He will tak care o
Soon the door was throws opea, asd
tho Tories rushed in upon the defense
less famllr. consisting of himmll !,;
aged wife and three daughters. Of
earthly help tneybad none; no carnal
weapons and no human hand to wield
Seeing Robert sitting in his high
backed chair, the leader of tho squad
drew his sword and struck at him as
though intending to cleave his gray
head. Bnt the stroke fell on the back
of the chair, cutting deep gash in it
near to his ear. The Tory thon began
to curse aud to taunt Ilobert as his
prisoner, and boasted that he woald
now " tako him and lay him ia Casadea
Robert meekly answered, "I sap
pose yoa will yet ha' penateeioa."
Robert answered firmly. " I sappoa
yon ha' permission from Xing George,
bnt he is only an earthly prisee; Ba
les you ha' peraissioa from the Kiafc
of Heaveas, I defy yoa all tc tak me."
Whether the cool eoarage of the
pafdaaicfld 4d matt oommaadoi the
Tecies' reeyeet, a titeajgfttef Waj.wiA
the family Bible oa h knee, and maa
ifestisg a calm, nasaakea faith in the
protecting care of God, overeame them
will never cow be known; bat the
Tories sat down, and after talkiag
quietly, as if they had beea neighbors,
they went away without distarbiag
anything, and left the family to eoa
elude taeir devotions in peace.
It is now about oae hundred years
since this event occurred. Robert Gas
ton's work waa finished, and he went to
his rest many years ago, bat his worthy
example still lives.
Singing- from the Heart.
Mme. Gerstor, tho prima doasa, is
reported by a correspondent as saying;
" My father was a carpenter in Kas
chau. I used to-go to sefeeel aad work
at home. I) was always happy aad al
ways singing. I sang aboat my daily
work, as a bird sings, becaasa my heart
was f nil of joy and masio.
" Sometimes, poorer people stood ia
front of the wiadow. I thought that it
was a great compliment, aad I weald
sing just as well as I could.
" well, one day wbea father was oat
to work and mother waa away at the
market, I felt very happy. I waa jast
twelve years old thee, was.iroaing, aad
singing with all my might.
" When I stopped a maa at the win
dow clapped his hands aad said, Ah,
littio gin, yoa sing lua a bird.'
" And who are yoa? X asked.
" Well. I'm -llelcwabeiaer. I'm
the musical director from Vienna. I'm
going to give some concerts here in the
village, and when 1 get through, la au-
chau I'm going back to Vienna; and if
yoa want to go with me. Til take yoa,'
" Then," said Madame Gerster, laugh
ing, "I remember how they fixed me
up. Father was to pay for my tuition,
mother was to keep me is clothes. I
remember how I cried aad laughed
and sung all the way to Vienna."
Crotavrell and hl3 Sons, ,
Writing of Cromwell's porteatts, sev
eral of which are ia the Royal Academy,
the London Wtek says:
They present a face, too, with many
traces of Buffering ia it, broaght abeat
by private aa well an public cares, far
he had lost children who were dear to
him, especially the son of whom he said
his death " went as & .dagger Ce my
heart, indeed it did."
Of that other son, Richard? !or whom
he cared far less, and who did what he
oould to bring the same of Cromwell
into contempt, there k also a 90rta.lt.
A weak and namby-pamby looking per
son, bearing oat the short jadffateftt
whicu uariyle pronounces oa him,
' nnn. Mia triviality
In less than eight months Ms short
leaso ot power was over, bat ba lived,
" a little and very neat old maa," (ill
1712, fifty focr years after his father's
death. Ono day a curious iaoAdea ov
It was in Qaeea Anna's mIm. ad
Richard Cromwell, who bad tfoaw ie
Westminster to give avldeace la a lavwi
suit, strolled into the Iloa-e of LeeaW.
A atranger. thiakiag he waa from Mm
oountry.faaked blu if be bad tHrwr mm
such a scene aa that before,
"Never," said the old was. "anWI
sat ia the chair," poiatin jka iM Human,,
No wonder the atraagar tee: him fee a