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.The Coast Mail.
The Coast Mail.
R K V J. II Y H A T V li I) A Y M 0 It N 1 N 0
WEB8TER, HACKER & LOCKHAfir,
AIX LIVE IMUM
Tho Intoroats of Southern Ore
gon Alwnys Foremost. '
TI'HMfl. IN AI1VAJ1UK.
MAHSHFIM), OREGON, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, J 879.
Ths Dovslopmsnl of our Mines, ths I
proYmntof our Harbors, nnd KllmdCoM
munlostlon with lbs interior, Bptelalttei,
Ottlclnl I'll per of I'ao Calmly.
Napoleon wna very fond oi wnlU-
uijr llio Ntroutn of J'iiiIh incognita, in
fiwnicli of udvontuiea. On thcao ou
st! , . ,, i
EMMiloilH no iruiiormiy worn n rutiiiu
iU it nd loiitf, Mum gienl coat, in
Well IiIh iippiuirnnco wna not ill to
101 lilv'lionnuoiiiiK. in vimipu-
hUU Ol tlllrt llO Wltrt OCCJlHiOllltlly
Ivod with a eoolnoHS and IndUlcr-
fc, to which, in iinwiriVi wrwrt, lit-,
)nu iiionilnir, Mhoruy noioro '
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Ll iixemnniiiilml I if lliirnn. iralid
r" . : .. i v . . . .
I I'M 1 11 1 nl Mm million. Will) Wort) LIIU '
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1110 HOrl 01 IIISL'tllSO HH -TV-pOICOH,
tho Tuilllorlos Just an day wan
roalcintr. Altera witllc thruuuh tho
rnlaoo cndoiuo, thonco to tho Jluo
tNapoltion, whoro ho much nil
Hired tho nplondld inmialoria whioh
iuil icccuiiy boon oroutoii inoro.
halllnif ramtlinrly with Duroo, ho
'lt hooiiim to mo tho I'arinlaiiH in
thin nuartur nro very laity, to kcon
Umir Hhopn hIiiiI at thin timo of day.
Ulncoiirriini' thiiH tlioy arrived nl
tho Chincno Hath ItooniN, whioh hud
beon rocomlv painloil and oinbol
Hnhod. An I hoy wore urlllolnltiK the
tlccorntloim of tho oxtorlor, tho oafo,
'which holoiiKod to tho Ontabllnhinont
"NtippoHO wo outer ami uroakiata
rc. Haiti Aanoleoii to utiroo.
feWhatilo you nay V Hum hoi your
illc L'lvon von nn aiinotito V"
fcL-Slro, it ih too early: It Ih only 8
E'llnh ' bnh I Your wntol
?uy too hIow. Ah for mo, I
lUo hunirry Adorwardrt wo
(And without wailing lor nn an-
iwor. Mipoieon cnterou mo caiv,
look hln Heat nl tho table, enllod tho
ordered hoiiio mutton
lint i hi of riininbiirtln
Udmim and n
Mtflno A tier liiiVlni; ureiiKiiinUHi
Vftry lienrlliy, and tnicon u oup 01
SmUIoo, which ho protentod wan belUr
Inui bo wan nunplied with at tho
illierier, ho railed the waiter ana
imndod tho bill, Haying to Duroo
H'l'ny, mid lot tin return now,"
rriioti. HhHik and going to the
ufoor, ho began to whhitlo an Italian
iwitntive, and endeavored to appear
EtU'ho grand mnmhnl, aftr IVuit-
iy nearchlnif hi poekow, lound '
Rt, having drcined in haHto, hi bad
irgotti'ii bin purse, mm ho well
(tiew tliat iMijiOtctm never carried
U. .... nl.inil Km. Viiviirllintiian (hit
Stiller cnuio and pteHeulod thv bill to
mi gnuitl mttrMiul, who mooii iiinto
Rwith Ntiriirttio at not beinir nblo to
HBehnreo It. nltnougn tnu nmouiii
wrni only twolvo iVmivti.
Nntioleoii. not knowing what do.
lined Duroc, mid net ncoiiHlontcd to
Ibo kept wailing, reentered, Haying
"l onto, timko hatto, it m lute."
Tho urmul mnrHhnl, now compru
(ending tho tinpletinant nltuation In
rlilch lie wan tiiaceil, mm ihluxing
ihnl tho bcHl way to uol out of it
fwiin to avow iVankly bin inability to
filnoliarge the ilohl, approached tho
lintrcHrt ol tho cnlo (wiioHttl ollent
HMd indillVrent nl tho countci) mid
tid politely bill confunedly .
! ''Madame, my friend mid myself
IJil homo thin morning n lllllo pro-
Hpitntely, wo oullo forgot to bring
purHc iml i l'ivo vou my word
Efltuit in mi hour 1 will Mend you tliu
aoiint of your bill,"
It-'It may bo ho. hIi," coldly lepllod
limy, "inii i Know neitiieroi you,
wo are every day tukon in, in
i manner. Do you think that
iMadaiiic," interrupted the grand
ralial, redouing with rngo at this
pwor, "wo are nion ol honor wo
olllcorti of tho L'ttard. "
gOh, ye.il lino oxciiHca, truly olU-
ol tho uuiiril, indeed r
FAtlhcHO wordri nien of honor mid
Icon of tho tfiinrd, which Jsapo-
Mi bad overboard, ho turned round,
iu a voico which had omitted
rocH to tromblo, demanded
"What Ih HiIh till about?"
IJJiiL nt a Hign from Duroc, ho ro-
ilued Impatiently whoro ho wan,
no waiter now Hloppod forward and
Iiintoorod to homiHWoraulo lor mo
ibut, wlili which iiHHUrauuo tho mitt-
rcHrt of tho cafo wiih mitlHtiod. Duroc
igardod the young man with uiu.
riHo, mid drawiitL' Irom hirt pocket u
)ld watch encircled with brilliauU,
lid to him -
t"My fiioutl, you hnvo acted nobly;
jp tliiH watch till I return to
"air," replied tho wa lor. "I liavo
IIwIhIi to tako it; I fool convicted
Ki you nro men ol honor."
(iood, my Irlond." mild tho urniid
irHhal, ''you hIiiiII novor ropout
it conlldeiico in uh."
Uolhon rejoined tho Kmpuror.
;n tliolr way to the tmltioo, Duroo
eotiutod llio parllculiirii of tho tul-
mtiro to jNapoleon. who iaughoi
rtily, mid wiih muoli ploiiHod witli i
gonoroHiiy oi mo poor winter,
40 bad bocomo aoourity for them
Itliout knowiiiL' who thoy woro,
lOn tliolr way to tho palnco they
rmo io tliu 1'aaango dea ranorainiip,
Moh wiih thou oiio of tho moat ele-
Unit piiHrtiigea or oovorod wnya in
'fftrlH. There a ahon attracted tho
ii-ttontion of Napoleon. It contained
,(iino ooiieotion ol poroolitin vaaea,
uXwo miporb vnaoa woro exposed to
view, mid nppoiiriiitf to lliq Kniporor
voiy tiiHtoftil, ho untvrod tliu aliop
iiihI (luuiunclocJ llio prion.
'I'll (I iiilHtrcon of iho shop, Willi II
anour on lior eotiiitoiinnoo, coolly
tialuid IiIiii if lio wlahod to purclitiao
"Why, tnmlmno, 1 aliould not liavo
united tliu itrlco iiiiIcah 1 had thought
o( piircliualiiK lliuinl" oxoluiinod Kit.
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i JIOICOII, IITIUIluil nir mo nuu. iinjm-
"' tlioiiamiu nancanot n
imnilllH lnn, .v...-..
i'onr -.iiuuhm . . ..o
hurr Ml' iliiiir. IlllldtllllO much too
dual for 1110,
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AIKI lUUUIIIIIK "ID "Ut-i I'"
..I ... I .l. U.. ...l... ll...
II WWII 1. leuvw HIO omuii, .Tiiuu i,iiu
wouinn. with her hmida In lior pocit-
uta, a hl ml anrcitallcally
"Thoy coMt mo llvo thoiinnnd, but
it i bettor to noil at a Ioh in these
tlmcn than Mtnrvo. There nro fino
dolnH nowudnyni Alwuyn wnr nil
tho world coinplaliml IhinincnH h at
a HlaudHlill now, mid tho Hlioplcoo)
cro nru ruliiod, but wo do not pay lens
During ihiH nddroB Nnpoleon'a
cotintouaiu'o beenmo highly oxpren
ivo hln oyeH llanhed, mid bin ahcol'H
wore Ihniliuil with rago. At lengtli
lio Interrupted her by nnying
'.Mndnino, hnvo you a IitiMbnnd ?
Whoro in ho? Can 1 boo him?"
"Khl In I In! do not be angry, inon
nieurl I have a huNbuud, thank
heaven, but ho i gouo to neck for
money. Hut vhnt enn you wmit
with him when 1 tun hero?"
"Kuough, inndnmo, onoiigh? I
wliihed to toll your huHumid that
porhnpfi I Hhoutd hoihI for Ihono nice
lio then loll the nhop, dlHguUsa
with tho woman, whono coolncaa mid
politic! hud no much oxaHporntod
Knlthl" naid lio. when ho had ro.
joined Duroc, " I hnvo hntl u Hound
looluto from a foolish woiimii, who
rieoiim to attend moro to politicn than
her bii!dnt'ti. Oh I 1 will hnvo her
himbniHl'it bond nhnvod, it in Inn
Tho Kmporor and tho (Jrand Alor
nbal now roturned to tho Tuiiloried,
having both mot with ndvonturca,
the one with n nhopkeepor mid tho
other with n wnller.
About aix wcckn nftor theao occur
reuccH. Nnnoloou itaid ono evening to
fOuroo r "" "
' I hnvo nothing to uo now; up.
jiomo wo go mid eo bow tho whops
looU. Hy.Uiu.oy, now uiu you aouio
inai miair m mo v-niiicso nnwim
" lililnml Min. I mil L'lild VOI1 haVO
mentioned tho Htibject, lor I had ipiito
(orgolioii mi nnoui iu
1 Thiit ih wrong, Duroo, very wrong.
1 may bo allowed to forgot such
trillcH, but you"
"Sire, I will immedintdy mnko tho
"Yen. do, mid lot it botlotio'in n
way wliich will plenao me, you uii
tlemttuid. At tho name timo lot tho
female politician bo ordered to fiond
her liiiNbnml hero with tho two vneH
whl'jb 1 looked nt when I paid her a
vIhiI. 1 nut HOinowhnt in her debt.
Ah! ha! tto my turn now, mid wo
Duroo having given prccwo direo
lloim to oiio of tho imperial (ootmniii
diHpatched him to tho Jinltm ChinoU,
when lio tnun luldrtHSed tho mirttres.i
of t lio cafo
'Mad.imo, did not two gentlemen
breakfast hero about nix weeks niiicc,
without aettling their bill"
"Ych, inoiittiour," roplied tho lady,
very "much troubled, Bcelug that tho
inquirer woro tho livery of too pal
ace. "Well, mndtimo, those gentlemen
woro tho Kmporor uud too Grand
Mnrrihul of tho palnco. Can 1 hoo the
waiter who beenmo Hocurlly for
Yen certainly flir."
Tho mirtlroHH rang iho bell mid felt
very uiiottny; hIiu thought of nothing
Icfti than going to the palnco to im.
ploio tho forglvoncHn of tho Kinporor.
When tho waiter apponrod, tho loot.
I man gave him n roll of fifty nnpo.
Iooiih, mid naid to him,
"In addition to thin, tho Grand
Mamhal of tho puluoo Inn charged
mo to Htiy tluit If you hnvo any favor
to iihIc for yourflolf or friends, ho will
bo mom happy to grant it."
i Tito uiimo of tho waiter wiih Dnr
1 geim; ho hiiHtonod to accept tho kind
oiler of the Grand MiuhIiuI, who in-
iHlantly made him otto of the imperial
i footmen. Ho hooii imiiiod tho confi
dence of tho KmproHH JoHophiuo, mid
became her Hpecial attendant. After
her divorce ho accompanied her to
Mahimison, mid Hingttlar doatiny of
moil of tbiri timo eventually entered
tho Horvloo of Wellington iu 1811.
Alloc the vlr-.lt of tholiniiiH OhU
noirt, the imporlnl footman reached
tho 1'iiHriiigo ilex l'miorauitu), when
ho entered tliu rihop of tho voluble
"iMir," Haid ho, nddroHHiug tho iiiiih.
tor. "vnu ni'ii l-iinnniilnil to i'f to tho
palace this inatmit with tho viibob
whioh tlio Kmporor -inmilrod tho
I prlco of about aix wooka ainco in
your ahop, Ilia Imporlnl Majesty ia
now waiting fur you."
I "llonvon," ho 'cried, "I ahull bo
I HllOt I "
I Then uddroaaing bin wife, who wna
i terribly frightened mid unable to
Hpoaic, ho anid :
"X have no doubt Hint you, Mnu
tune, Iihvo boon (Hiking politics to
llio Kmporor, Hponklng HI of tho
Government, uh you nlwnya do; mid
thin to the Kmporor lilnmolfl When
will you learn to ccuho your earned
biibhfititr ? A It I I mn a lost man I 1
Hhall bo Hhol t "
Iloro friglit nearly overpowered
the poor man, who Hcoinod ahockod
that IiIh wifo Hbotild have tnkon tho
Kmporor for u polico apy. Jlowovor,
ho mtiHtered all bin courago mid nr.
rived with tho vaaea nt tho TulloricH.
where ho was Immediately nalicred
into tho prcHcnco of Napoleon, who
tliim addressed him :
" Ho, air, I hnvo found you at Inat
I am glad to .o you hero."
Then taking from n drawer in Ida
deak oitrlit bank uotea for a thousand
frmiCH each, ho presented thorn to tho
dealer, who wan trembling with fear,
mid with dlfliculty advanced to re
ceive ilioin. And llion, with tliut pe
culiar Hiircaatic lixevity which lio in.
variably Hpoko when ho wished to
reproach, ho added;
"I wont tho other day to your
Hhop, I bargained for two vohch,
your wifo naked lour thousand franca,
telling mo that thoy coat her five
thouHtind. Well, although that wna
a fnlaohood, 1 now give you eight
thouannd, tnko tlieni. Tboro nro four
for tho vaaca and four for youroolf.
Hut tell your wife that If hIio doca
not nttond to lior domcHtlcaflairH, in-
alcad ol poiitictl "' 8e"a ,er
whero alio will bo lakon euro of, and
you too, to teach you both to bo
moro ailciil. Go, air; tliut ia nil I
have to Hay to you. Good day."
AuKlotr or Aaron Ilurr.
There was ono New Yorker of n former
generation who jkxwchuciI Individuality
onouijh to be vividly remembered by the
prciient, and that ietoii vriw Aaron Htirr,
Other famous men of bis day were cloicly
Idciitillwl with the city's lilxtory iw he,
but their K)nonnl memory nee-ni to Imvo
prt-lty much faded from tho miitdsof IU
ritlicnii. With Hurr, howfevr, tho cao
U different, mid there are worw of uray
bnired mmlonien in tho city, and nonio
old ludU-H too who reinembcr him per
fectly, and If projicrly approached will
entertain one far bourn with vivacious
Kowip and anecdote eonretninc htui.
Many ofthi'tottiiecdotea were, of cournc,
collected mid piibllnliud by Ihirr'a biog.
raphem, but notne liavo escaped their no
ticn, amoni; the latter are navural relntiHl
by nn old gentleman occupying a resj-on-Ailo
iionitlon In tldaciiy, and who wua an
i.ituuti, frinnil mid ronuection otColonel
'Burr, wliich reftilo aouio acrtlona con
cemliiK him inaile by iiuiorians, aim an
tondinc to help the public to a Juster eti
inntoofhls character, are worthy of pub.
llcrttlon. , , ., , ,
I give them very nearly iu the words of
tho narrator, permltlinii him to nnoak
tiercafter, but avoiding double mark of
quoUtiou . ......
When 1 first met Colonel Hurr, be be
gan, bo wna an old man, and ai you know
under a cloud, not bowed down but de
crepid, I exiH-cted to neo him. but
fudilyand fair-faced, with the brilliant
oyo and erect oirriago of a man of lib
prime. Our leave-taking on this occasion
uiott impreiw.ed mo "You must come and
wo me often," aaid he, "1 am an old man ;
you are young, and my experience of the
world and nuionij men bus been bucIi that
1 may Iki of beiietU to you."
That Washington disliked Hurr Is a
matter or history ; this was duo partly to
HmnlltonV inlluenco, but chlolly, 1 think
to Utirr'a lively Wen witicisms on bis
generalnhlp. Hurr thought Washington
n poor General, and. conceited youngster
iu ho wan, waa iptllo outspoken in bis
opinions. Ho never sought to impress
his peculiar views of the man upon the
young, however, n an incident which I
can relato will show. In our lutorcotirso
as coidinl and unalfocted aa that between
father and aou-ho was speaking ono day
of tho battle of Monmouth, which he
charwctcrUed aa a succession of
mere sklrmlsbors, magnlfled by fiilsoin
historians Into a battle, and wliich,
ho said, might hnvo been won for tho
patriot arms on several occasions had
Washlngton-and hero ho clu-ckod him
sell, and after a moment added 'Let us
atop here. 1 would on no account de
stroy the veneration and esteem that you
have for tho character of Washington."
Andrew JacUon in his younger years
was an anient admirer of Hurr, and was
to have been the latlor'a trusted Lieuten
ant in tho proKsed Mexican exhibition.
lie also stoutly defended him nt the time
of his trial for treason iu Itlcbmoud In
1S07. Twenty.ono years nftor, in 182S,
their positions had changed, Jackson
was the Uemocrntio candidate for Presi
dent, and Hurr was living obscurely iu
Now York, poor and under n cloud they
woro not on speaking terms. Unrr had
letters nnd papers hi hia possession that
would have nipped Jackson's Presidential
asHratlous in the bud ; ho also bold the
fate of morn than one-half the political
aspirants of that day at hia disposal, nnd
1 oiteu wondoied at bis forbearance in
not using this power the more, aain many
cases in so doing ho might have cleared
himself. Hut I think tldollty to friends
was one of his most striking traits. Hurr
voted for Jackson for lrealdeut,aud bis
appearance at the (Mills I remember
perfectly. Tho i-ollliig place woro then
In Howling green, near tlie Hattery, ami
on this ociiislon there waH gathered tboro
very much audi a turbulent crowd as now
disgraced our elections. At length Colo
nel Hurr, accompanied by a filend, ono
orihoHwartouts, 1 think, drove up, but it
was soon whispered that hu was present.
Kveryone hocmed anxious to sco him ;
tliu noisy demonstrations of the crowd
wore hushed, and a lane was formed
through which ho advanced to deposit
hU ballot. Homo of tho cltUous oven lift
ed their hatH In spontaneous tribute to
tho man. There wna n presence about
Hurr rarely met with, which made him a
marked man In any cmuiwiny, nnd pre
served him from personal insult. Indeed,
I never knew an Instance In which be
was Insulted personally, though ho was
ho often and so grossly assailed by por
sons at a distance.
Another thing not gengrnlly known, I
bollovo, la tbit Hurronce projected a com
prehensive work on tho men mid events
or the ltevolutlon , his moro Intimate
frlonds, however, know this to liavo been
ono of tho most chorlshed plank of his
latter life. For it be had collected many
I t tors and turnera of value, which, at the
timo or Ida (light to lairopr, wore sent for
wife kTpliigto hla accomplished laughter,
Thoodosia, in South Carolina. When she
enmo to meet hor father In J812, thoy ac
rompiinicd her cu board tho ill-fated
I'dlHolfiiul were Ioit with berin the ship
wreck of that vessel oil the Hattcra const.
Hence tho project ww abandoned, to the
Incalculable low of American lilcrature.for
Hurr had it In Ida power (ogive a truthful
history of tho great contest, and could
have fortified bin por-ition with tho neces
sary paper and document. I arn certain
that ho would have disproved many of
imi nsscrtiona oi uiuwu Historians, and
that a jusler estimate than ,s eornrrion of
some prominent characters might have
tif en gathered irom ma work, especially
or Jelfcrwin and Hamilton. Hurr was
never himself nftor tht loss of the Patriot.
Ho was moro affected by it than Is gener
ally Kupposd. I thmk bo was broken
hearted. Often be was urged to rcpl) to
the calumnies circulated concerning him,
as a duty ho owed to himself, to hia fami
ly, and to posterity at large. "Ah ! " he
would say, "of what use are words ? All
my papers woro lojt in the shipwreck
th'u', bereft mo and my daughter : let
them do with the old man what they
Or Colonel Utirr'a politoni-M and court
liness inticli has been said, and he proba
bly excelled in these qualities all other
men or his diiv; courtesy and grace were
innate qualities without olish denied to
most public men. I think, however, that
It was bis personal magnetism which
gave him bis great pouer with women.
In this connection let mo relate an in
cident which occurred some time after his
passing tho office or Fowler, tbe
phrenologist, in Fulton street, in whose
m inuo w a piaster can oi isurrs neau nau
been placed, and noticed tw o ladles, richly
d reused, standing lieforo it, one waa
young, the other old. Aa I paused, the
young lady said Impatiently "Grandma,
what is thero hereto interest you so?"
"Why " Mid the othfr, "here is a cast of
Colonel Hurr,'' "And what of that?"
was the reply. "An ! my dear," said the
old lady, iu an Indescribable tone, "you
never knew Colonel Ilurr. 1 met iitm
often in society, and I am sure he was the
most lovable man I ever met.'
Hoiiio aosertlona in an article on tbe
death of Colonel Hurr, which appeared In
uieiew lorit iwi uunng tasi summer,
ate prejudiced nnd untrue,
you know-, at tho 1
umtincn al lptel,lort Kieliinonu, Maten
isianii. iiisoiscase was laraiysis.a com i
anuulru r lili l.illil.. i.iilliim
ranity whlle'on hia death-bed, and asserta 'Idl vili $?
Il.. 1,. ,ll,l .l,l,.,l I,., l.ia frinn.U nn.l "W0I0 Wll. 0
bereft or human sympathy. Now I baj- i ??. er Solhw a chl
,e.,to.kuow the reverse or this Is true. . ' VS ","
f.olouel Hurr died, as
parative inlnlwa malady. Judge Ogden I cxUtenre. For ht.r lh birds will sing,
kdwards ai dwifj.. own cousins of fonel , , ,elIne of form and cature9 ,
li,,r,A h th H T"K "i U'V i lfiS?Z no- For her, w bile the babbling atreani ,
Manor House on ''0,Wa,adw,,Li, may make mybierioua music, its dimpled ,
bo way, baa a bUtoryJ.anil devoteO waJM nnd w-inding re-umca anderSant
tlicmsely.tdjjotwlytr.tVens.ofUieirJb nkslo not e'xlsC ---- )
as sr ?ssi.iz r . ?ji.
tions. During tho lant days Hurr lay
everj day in a sort of stupor until about
3 o'clock in the afternoon, when he would
awaken acthoand vivacious, attend to
his business affairs, read the newspapers
and receive such viiitora us might call
Many did call, nnd among them the Hev.
XJr. anpelt of the Uatcli ueformeu -
Church on the island, who was frequently e reached tbe "Co'op" store aa it is .
at his bedside. Colonel Hurr treated his called for short, with its sign or tbe eye '
isitor with iho respect and courtesy due , aml tll0 iettera z. c. M. A. '.ton's Co-!
hia calling, and tho doctor was much. .... ., , , . . tt .- ,: ,i
pleased will, him. They conversed freely operative Merclninablo Asoctation-and .
on religious topic, and Hurr expressed . entered. .The building is a large, tbroe
his entire belief in tho essential doctrines i storied brick edifice, with au iron front,
of Christianity. At tho end ho died as It n joo feet by 250, but is not largo
trnunuil as a child sinks into slumber. I . ,. , , lv .v..., ,i, .i- :, '
In conclusion, allow mo to notice a very I euougbt to accon modato the whole city
pleasant and mysterious story told by Mr. j business. It baa hydraulic elevators and
Parton in his "Life ofAtiron Hurr," con- , all such modern improvements. It is
cerniug tho erection or Colonel Utirr'a i divided Into departments for every "kind (
lomusioeo in ino i nuceiou wiiito
churchyard. Mr. Parton says that this
stono was not erected until some time
after tbe Colonel's death ami then under
cover of darkuesj, ami no ono knows to
this day who-o was tbe band that per
formed this frti'tidly act. Hut this story
Is untrue. Tho facts of tbe case are these i
When Colonel Hurr's estate canto to be
settled there were found a largo number
of bad debts, and soma of these, after tho
estate had pa-ved out or tho executors'
hands, weto uld, and tho executors canto
to Judge Kdwards to know what should
bo done with tho money. Ho advised
them to iibo it iu the purchase of a suit
able monumeut to Colonel Burr's mem
ory, which was done, and tho stono was
erected without any prefenso of secrecy.
urjitld, ("urn., 0rr. A", 1". Ertnmg J'ost.
A newspaper correspondent nt Wash
ington was asked by a friend to help hint
to a iHtsltion in tbe Hon.su or Senate. Tho
Washington man told him to keep away
for thoM, among other reasons ; "Most of
tliu Senate Committee bar-keepers are
from the South. You might have been
one of these bar-keepers, at a Biliary of
?atOO a vear, Ifit wasn't fur tho unhappy
fact of vour birth and bad raising. When
1 say bur-keepers. I mean clerks. &mto
thing. Kvery other Senate Committee
room is a bnr-tooui, and tho clork must bo
a good mixer. If you nru not a good
mixer. I would not recommend you to
apply. " JJiihHitw -I icriVun.
"Mother, what is an angolV" "Au
angel? Well, au angel is a child that
ilioa." " Hut, mother, why does papa
call iay governor an angel? ' " Well, ex
plained tho mother, after a few moment's
pause, "she is going to tly immedi
ately." . - ii i
Outward triumphs of religion aro no
indications of its purity; siuco tbo moro
corrupt it is, tho moro popular it will bo,
and tbo purer it is the less likely it is to
lie embraced, except by a fow.
"Landlady," said bo, "the eoffoo is not
aottled.' "No," she replied "but it
conies iu near it as vour last month's
board bill loos," and that man novor
spoke again during the meal
Knowledge cannot bo acquired with
out pain and application. It ia trouble
some, nuil like deep digging for pure
waters; but when onoo you eomo to tho
spring, it rises up to meet you,
Customer: ".Mother wants a nieo
plump chicken, please." Shopman:
"Trussed missed?" Customer: "Oh,
dear, no I 1 am going to pay for it."
Tho first thing a woman looka after
when alio picks out her berth on a steam
ship, aaya tbo Oswego Jteconl, ia tho
exaot capacity of the buoys.
"Mf Darling' JUInd." Touchloff
Incident In a Street Car.
A lady entered n car on the Oakwood
road ono day the past week leading a lit
tlo gill pcrhniMi four yearn old. The lady
sat down and lifted tho little ono to a scat
beside her. Tho child was nibbling nt a
bit of cako or sugar, now nnd then turn
ing her face, full of childish love, up to
her mother and murmuring some almost
unintelligible words of affection.
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rose which she held. Tho innocent little
ono before her attracted her attention.
I and the natural kindnesa of the sympa
! thetic woman's heart prompted her at
onco to oiler the fragrant llowcr to the
little budding Illy opposite, bo she
leaned a bit forward and spoke:
" Haby want the poaey ? "
Hut she seemed not to bear. Perbans
It was tho noire of the moving car that I
prevented. Then she spoke a little !
i louder, and held the flower forward ,
" Haby may have the posey." i
i no moiner nearu, lor sou lootceu io- i
ward the other lady and Mailed and oh !
lucli a look or heartfelt gratitude, or
motherly love, yet heavily faddened with
snch an expressive tinge or sorrow as is
seldom seen. And still the lady or the
roe preKSL-d upon tho little one accept
ance or the flower.
" Haby, take the roW holding it almost
to the child's bauds. And now it seemed
she was heard, for the blue eyea turned
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turned her eyes appealingly toward her
mother's fjce. Tho lady with the flower
showed her bewilderment in her look,
w bilo apained expression flitted acrois the
face or the mother, who leaned forward
oud whispered just a word
"My darling Is blind!"
Then the wbo.'e sunless, darkened life
or tbe fair little one fair as tbe llowcr j
which had been offered to her caniir
up before the mlud. All beauty shut
out from her forever For her no
foliage-strewn, flower-studded scene to
follow tbe bleakness of winter. No
looking with ewe into tbe mysterious
depths of tho night sky, spjrkling with
.,.:.,, .-intii,,,. L-Ir ,-anis. for ovr
those blue eyea tho Creator, iu the tnys-
, had nung tlie impon
expectant gaze toward
fie gentlest smile
Idisb trouble; only
in litllt hand nvir
j ,, leatares. for ono moment's
aJ ht f w, icI( ,at 2rowin,. Htte one wi
n .i n .,i,. i.. ,r. , r
. .'. ? ?.
opeueil tho little hand and shut within it ,
tlie thoruless stem or the rose, now bear- i
Ing a tear on its Ktals. '
And thero were other w hunting eyes in i
the car. Oicn Tribune. I
An Ambitious Mormon Dream. '
spool cotton. Tho concern ii flourishing.
does a city trailo of rAWO.tX.'O a year and
iu connection with ha branches through
out the Territory nveiages over $"1,000,000
annually. The company own four facto-;
rtos in neignuonng towns anu manufac
ture much of their stuffa, blankets, chint
zes and the liko beingmado in great num
bers. The bulk of tho goods come from i
the East. Our guide, a courteous gentle- j
man, one of the leaders of Mormondom, i
took us to tho privato otlice and entered J
into a very interesting conversation on
local and national questions. He ran bis
finger over a map of our Western coun-
trv. drawing it in careless, yet meaning
Htnikcsthe course of tho Utah Southern
road ono or two huudred miles below the
city, then turning, west lie measured
across tho Sierras to tbo western coast.
Ho also united his southern point with
an eastern prospectus to connect with the
Denver and Hto Grande Narrow Gauge.
Then, looking up archly, started from
Portland.Oregon, and as the artist sketches
by a fow bold lines, be shaped a road to"
connect with tbo Utah Northern, which
now runs two hundred miles up into Ida
ho. " You aee this horseshoe," ho said ;
Portland curves east to Suit Lake City,
thence curves west to San Francisco." o
caught his idea, but bo added form to the
sketch, " Morntonistn must have Idaho,
Nevada nnd may bo Colorado." Ho
meant the Pacific slope. No doubt south
ern connection with Denver will bo made
verv soon, and another road to tbo Pacific
wilf do no barm, but this leader; will be
of little power a,mong tho people who
will ultimately occupy this section. Ho
whs a politic gentleman, said he alwava
had opposed polygamy, not as a church
doctrine but because as a practice it was
ntl'ensivo to the majority of tho inition.
Keally, however, becauso bo wanted Utah
to become Deseret.
Si-kcific Aii.u.svr Hvni'oi'iioHi. Dr.
Grxyvala, of Krlvoo Oreroe, Podelia, for
whose trustworthiness Proressor Gubler,
or Paris, vouches, statoa in an Kuglish
journal that after a series or crucial trials,
ho was round that, after having had op
portuutles or treating at least ono hun
dred ca sea or men bitten by rabid dogs,
with milAium S)iimum, ho has never
railed to ward or hydrophobia. He gives
somo startling examples. During the
Crimean warn Tamily or twelvu persons
had been bitten by a hydrophobic wolf.
Six or them entered bis ward in tho Hos
pital or OUchanka, Government or Podo
lia, district or Halta. Thoy were treated
with infusion or the leaves or the zan
thluni, and all recovered. The six others,
who were treated by tho actual cautery
nnd tbo dally use of genesta tluctoria and
nther driiL-s. died with hydrophobia in
tbe course of twonty to sixty days. For
an adult, the dose la sixty centigrammes
of tho dry powder,ropeated three times a
day, aud continued during six weeks.
Children under twolvo tako half that
quantity. Tho dose for animals ia much
lursor. Throo ounces of tho nowder. with
bran, dally, beiug the dose recommended.
A True Gypsy Story.
WiMsraBAHitK, Pcnn., August 10th. The
fccquel to the mysterious disappearance or
a child in this city ia now being develop
ed, and the fact, as they como to light,
transcend In somo particulars the story
of the loss or Charley Hoss. It la another
illustration of tho fact that, while circum
stantial evidence may bo overwhelming,
Innocence may yet prevail. During tho
term of Mayor Kearney of Wilkesbarro
(now deceased), several years ago, a lovely
child, three years of age, strangely dieap-
red from! to "wrenta-i.ome on Itrow'v
r eVf,n,nenJ'.m.C,"." ?"' K
nenrea irom iisparema' nomeon iirowery
Hill. The mother was distracted and
(1CVIUUU VKf ntiiitsuii, uii UTLTLii'n.lLllJll ill Llin
nelchhomthatl io fkther.Morr, Thorn,.
bad murdered it in order to rid himself
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Maror Kn.Vs. J hZrff
about ferreting out the matter, put Ida
force of detectives upon the suspected par
ent'a track, and privately informed his
immediate friends that he waa convinced
of bis guilt, and would soon bang him
for a cruel murder. He believed he had
In bis possession sufficient evidence to
more than substantiate the story told by
the neighbors and by himself, that tho
parent had mnrdered his child and suc
cessfully disposed of tho corpse. The
father at first indignantly repelled the
charge. Ilia character until this time had
been untarnished. When be discovered,
uowerer, tnai me wire or ins bosom ap
peared to entertain a like suspicion, be
iltiv ,n H ? form Tilni a fi." !L"
?$i. d "ten55r!,2r J?;
tamed by an almost invincible train or
evidence, tending to show the guilt or tbe
prostrate parent. The Mayor wo truly
sincere in his convictions, but ere lie bad
completed hia investigations he was sud
denly struck down by death.
Ycara have passed by, and the circum
atanco baa long since ceased to be a theme
of wonderment. A few weeks since n
peddler, an old acquaintance of the fam
ily to which the milaing infant belonged,
chanced to be traveling in tbo vicinity of
Tunkbannock, In tho adjoining county,
and discovered the long lost child. He at
once conveyed this intelligence to tbe
parents In Wllkesbarre, and they repaired
to tho place named and fully identified
it ; but tbe people In charge refused to
give it up. The parents returned to
Wllkesbarre, procured a warrant from
Alderman Donohue, and are now inquest
of their child. Efforts will bo made to
punish the abductors.
If you aro in a wagon and the horse
takes fright, and gets ou tbe full jump
before you can bring your strength to
hear on tho bits, there is nothing for it
hut to hold on and try your best to stop
n ana try your oest to stop i
r," if necessary, on the bit. i
tils, you can perhaps keep 1
tad until bis wind gives out, '
Failing in th
him in the road
or, snould a goou opportunity occur, you
may turn inm against a fence or
the side of a hoiife, or in fact anything
mat win stop mm. itus last is a danger
oua recourse, out we nave
uucv. even uumv
cjkjrtn it ilnna
When n span or horses are
diflicultv is increased, nnd
more strengtn. more ski I. and better
-. . - . .. . - .
luck on tne part of tbe driver aro verv de'
airable qualities. A strong hand and a
determined will nearly always suffice to
stop runaways, if nothing breaks. If the
lines break or tbe bits give awav, an ac
tive person may, without much difficulty,
climb over the dash-board, get on tbe
animal's back, and check him by grasping
his ncbe. Leaping from tbe carriage
while tbe horse is running is almost cer
tainly to involve more or less injury. An
active person may do it safelv, but it is
the part of pluck, and generally that of
wisdom, to stay by tbe carriage as long
tbo traces hold. When the horse is fairly
stopped, treat him kindly, and if possible,
let him stand until bis nerves are quieted.
If a horse is running toward you, courage
and adroitness may enable you to stop
him. If you can secure a 'hold on tho
reins, or one of them, near the bits, you
aro all right. Hold on, and ata few rods
at most, tho horse will stop, unless he is '
a most extraordinary animal. In caso of
a span, if you stop one horse, the other
must stop, too, if nothing gives way. We
can tell those who liavo nevar tried it that
it is not a pleasant pastime to stand by
the roadside and watch tbe appreach of a
frantic horse, making calculation tbe
while to catch some part of the harness.
Still it can be done, and is done many
times every year. An equestrian has
a better chance every way to check tho
horse then has tbe driver of a vehicle.
Ono trouble is that tho motion of the ani
mal causes bis mane to stream out and
embarrass tbe rider's bold on tbo lines. '
Thiii tiAu'avn iu n vvktitrt li iW ntilf v nml I
an equestrian who has a firm seat ought
. i. i.i.. .hi,.. tn i,oi- kn kNU n-
steer him clear of obstacles until bo is
glad to stop.
Itoors roK Cows. Hoots for cows aro
being largely raised tot milch cows, and
the size and quality that is most desirable
is a question or much importance. An
exchange thinks tbe practical dairyman
will give preference to the form of root
most nearly approaching the globular,
free front side roots, and with a tap root
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all sensible or the evil of feeding them
mixed with the earth which adheres to
the fine fibres nnd branching prongs, ir
no other reason were to bo given, it is
sutllctont that great injury from wear is
inflicted upon tho teeth of animals that
must chew up an ounce of sand with
every pound oV root. Tbo attention of
seedsmen baa been thoroughly awakened
to tho exlstonce of this opinion among
practical herdsmen, and most of tbe new
and Improved aorta now ottered are of
the globular form. Aa between tbe man-
golds and sugar beets, we think the former
will carry the day. But if from tho sugar
beet a variety cau bo produced which will
have, with globular foim, an excess or
nutrient matter, thou tbo preference will
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matter of size, thero can bo little doubt
that ImmoiiBu but watery roots nro get
tlug out of favor with men of experience.
One of tbo great objections to roots is the
great amount of froat-proor storage room
thoy roquiro. The larger they grow the
more room they occupy in proportion to
their reeding value, and tbo more liable
to be hurt by alight frosting, both befe.ro
harvesting and after being stored. A
firm, heavy buld, of medium size, with
small neck, top aud tap rooi, and aa near
to no side roota or fibres us possible, ia
what ia needed. We advise our readers
to select fiom tho lists or tbo seedsmen
the roota of thia close, testing various
strains, and ttelecting those that best suit
their soil aad their judfnt."
Tho question arises, what aro tho hull?
to do ? soys the Qutm. They must R
shopping, and, of conrso,tltey must carry
mon3y with them. Naturally, they fear
to put their purses into their dress pock
eta, whose mouths nro so generally or,
rather, woro so often wide open In the
skirts or their dresses. A little crowding,
a alight push or Jostling, Is sufficient to
divert wntclimlriesa from the pocketir,
nnd, in tho short Interval, the nurse la
?no' The rkable exposed position
! "tam pocketa in tho akirta of tho prea.
em nioou seem ai u iney inviieu mo en
t h .m a - a
'"aIV P'uertng linger, (tilts ro-
rpniv. nt nn nriiitiif tnn tra suiw mima
pocket handkerchiefs, eta, peeping from
i dress pockets in a way that would bav
' been enough to overcome tho power of
IP08-!1.1" way that would bav
reticence or oven the most self-denying
of thieves. Tbe pockets snggestod rob
bery aa much as the roast plga who ran
about crying "como eat me," suggested
tho immediate compliance with their re
quest. The modern passion for elongated
thinncsa of flguro and tightness of ap
parel makes tho carrying of a bulky purs
a somewhat difficult matter. Kvcn the
bulging of a ptiro would bo too much
when the notion of approximating ladieu
to -'eflnttion or a lino "length without
breadth or thickness" so greatlv pre
vails. Tho only comnleto safety for the
carrying of a well-filled pttreo consists in
some contrivance or tho nature of an in-
herself can reach, but not the handTSf a
thier. Where that pocket ia to be.whelK-
erinthe jacket, or cunningly hiddea in
under the dress, it is difficult to Btty.
Perhaps modern garments would suggest
that the only safe way is to carry the
money loose in the pocket (the absence
ofholes being well ascertained). Cer
tainly, the modern fashion of purse-beer-ing
is one which is roost dangerous and
most tempting to thieves. Our wonder
in thinking of the matter ia not that rob
beries take place at all, but that they
should, nndcr tho circumstances, be so
comparatively few in number.
Tho President baa, probably, the hear
tiest Cabinet that any President ever bad
assembled around him. The old boys
who keep at them bay by day are unmer
cifully dealt with by the heads of the de
partments when they assemble. The At
torney General takes peculiar delight in
joking .Secretary Thomnson. At a recent
Cabinet meeting tho Naval Secretary took;
, with him a list of midshipmen who bed
passed their examinations. The Secre
tary called attention to them, and aeid he
would like to have their nomtnatioBB for
promotions to ensigns sent to the senate ,
as aoon aa possible, "ae they are worthy
young men whobave tfcoreuehtyee.mi'i'r
their spurs "Mr. Thompson," inter
rupted -Sir. Deveni, "how long since have
they been wearing spurs in tbe navy?1
At a later meeting the Attorney Geaeral
announce. that thero was a story afloat
of a character so derogatory to the inland
. . ... ..
. marine Secretary that It oujstit to be met.
i?aS Key called out, "Lots nave HI"
"" I n-Aia xihnn j-v .a M ba mJil a -uahhoj au
" .?" """. " Wiv '-t'"':",1i,w"J
of the Navy," proceeded Judge Davene,
willingly. "A committee from tho navy
yard iuvitcd him to go down on a visit of
inspection. He was taken through tbe
different shops and works, and finally on
board a man-of-war, which was lying at
the wharf. After belig shown over the
di tie rent parts of tho ship, the Captain
showed him by the hatchway and asked
the Secretary to look down. Thompson
took a look of some length, aud finally
e-: claimed, 'My gooduess! the domed old
The Naval Secretary bore the bantering
with equanimity ,aud remarkod that the
joke was good in its prime, but now bad
an ancient and fisb-like smell.
After ten minutes of this boy play be
fore school, tbo President calls the meet
ing to order. The regular business U
taken up. tbe Secretary of State leading
off with his budget. Tbe discussion ia
conducted in a conversational way. The
maahnnd nanaMilv fact ahrtlir turn bfttirtt
meetings generally last about two hours.
How Business, is Now JJoxe. The old
methods of doing business are fast
passing away , and whether the change ia
for tho better or not, those who wish to
achieve success must abandon tho old and
. fall into the new. A revolution boa been
wrought in such matters, and the old
methods aro daily becoming obsolete.
One hundred thousand commercial agents
or drummers are now employed to travel
, the length and breadth of tbe country in
the interest of their employers, and ia thia
fast age no ono unless ne noma a mono
poly of some good thing, can auora to
. for customers, so great ia the com
' Dlexton in everr lino or branch of uuet
' nesa Aa pertinent to thia subject, the
i Boston JW says : The ways of traffic are
l not tbe old ways : wooden ships are goia
out or date, and Bailing vessels are giving
place to steam ; currency la superceded
by commercial credits; and the cable ad
telegraph have brought our markets, near
together; railroads derived thoir freight
profits from tbe perfectneaa of their ter
minal facilities ; prices aud rates cbaug
oftener now in a day than thoy ud to
I in a month : everything tenda to economy
, of business' frictfon, to bringing ing
Inn it tlwt nnAi
uownioiitu unwt puuiv uy uiu luortwt
'J way, to tho performance or the meet work
by the least machinery.
i To Attaw Lonu Likl-.-Ho who trIVM
' after a long and pleasant term or life wwt
eek to attain contliinual equanlm ty, and
carefully to avoid everything which too
violently taxes hia feelings. Nothing
moro quickly consumes the vigor of If
, than the violence of the emotion of the
i uilnd. A e know that anxiety ami cam
can destroy the bealthlwl body; vreknosf
that fright and fear, yea, excesa of Joy, be
' come deadly 1 hey who ore naturally
cool and of a quiet turn of mind, upo
, whom nothing can uike too powerful aa
Impresalpu, who are i not wont to U i m.
cited either by great sorrow orpwt ,
hnvo tho best chance of llvittif lotut IOM
! happy after their mtuHr. Prfeer-ia
therefore, under all rlre"fiM, cchmk
eel tho Sanitarian, a composure of mmrI
which no happiness, no jlfwt,
too much disturb. Love iioIhIhk tw ikr
lontly , hate nothing too paroa44jf;
fear nothing too strongly.
. "Udb, did you over atop io taluk,"
i said a grocer recently, a lie ww4oui
halfa peck of potatoes," "that Mt m
t sloes contain sugar, water and!?'
"No, I didn't, replied the boy,' M t
beard mother y thai you patM and
beans hi your coffee, and about ptat of
water In mty quart of mile; ye wWr
The subject of natural pbllasojpliy drup