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About The Telephone=register. (McMinnville, Or.) 1889-1953 | View Entire Issue (June 3, 1887)
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villages for forty miles up and down and perfect atmosphere of the Alps. 1
I i he valley, knd could trace the white could see far down into the valley, What Mrs. John A. Lozau Knows About A Cross-Examination Which Made » Wit-
Totter on Its Throne.
roads, that looked almost like chalk- thousands of feet below me, and J
Female Government Clerks.
What ruined me and got me into a
| lines, stretching now on one side the thought at times in the stillness 1
Says one of the secretaries: “Give
I rapid river, and now on the other. Our heat’d the flowing of the rapid river me women for good clerical work, lie lunatic asylum was this: I used to have
I path lay by many a rugged and dan I soon forgot the annoyances of th< eati depend upon them. They do not a strong contempt for lawyers. I
gerous spot; here among clusters of cab’n, the rattling cow-bells, and thi come into their offices unfitted for the thought their long cross-examinations
heavy beech trees, there among rocks hard poles, in admiration of a seem duties before them by a night’s carousal, were'’brainless dialogues for no purpose.
Lawyer Johnson had mo as a witness in
and gnarled pines, that clung to th. such as I may never see again!
as has sometimes happened with men
Ere yet the shadowy mountaintops
edge of some abyss. As we were above
At four o’clock the herdsmen rose; when most important matters were in a wood case. In my direct testimony I
Were silvered with the light,
the snow-line, though there was little the stone hut containing the little dairy their hands.” Such cases are of course had sworn truthfully that John Hall
Or off the lille. slipped the drop»
or no snow on the mountain, the air, was opened, and by daylight I had exceptional, and are overlooked and had out ten cords of wood in three days.
Won from the dewy night;
Ere yet the morning's incense curled
hot as the day was in the valley, was been initiated into the mysteries of forgotten in men, tlieoffender alone be Thon Johnson sharpened his pencil and
O er the gllmme^.g Galilee,
bracing and delicious. It was an in making the “Schabziger cheese.” The ing held responsible; his exemplary commenced examining mo.
The grave hud yielded to the world
“Now. Mr. Perkins." he began, how
toxicating pleasure simply to open the process was not greatly different from brother clerks arc not adjudged culpable
Its awful mystery.
much wood do you say was cut by Mr.
Through ail the night the pallid stars
draughts blow in.
Watched trembling o'er the tomb.
cheese. It differed in detail, but the woman go wrong, do poor work, be Hall?"
“Just ten corils, sir,” I answered,
And Olivet wrapped all its scare
“In five minutes we are up!” cried great secret lay in the use of a certain tardy, and the whole class reap thecal-
Deep in the tragr'-it gloom;
Gretchen, as we rounded a very steep herb, which gives the cheese its deli umny. Women are not allowed indi boldly. “I measured it."
The world one InatiXt held its breath,
“That's your impression?”
point in the path that had almost cious flavor and peculiar color. This vidual responsibility, but all are held
When from the Hashing Heaven
God's angel swept, more strong than death. broken our knees and used up our herb doos not grow in America, nor is
for the misdeeds on one.
And death's dark bonds were riven.
“Well, we don’t want impressions,
it to be found anywhere outside of the the
Forth from the sepulchre's embraeo
Sure enough, one little steep climb little district of Laaehen, by the Glares woman has superior talent, does bot sir. What we wants is facta before Riis
Behold the Conqueror come 1
>f a couple of hundred feet, and we Alps. It is called cheese clover, or ter work, is in truth an expert in any jury—f-a-c-t-s, sir, facts!”
O morning sun. unvull thy facet
••The witness will please state facts
stood on a beautiful plateau covered melillotus coerulea.
O earth, no more be dumb I
special line, her fame is not heralded,
hereafter,” said the judge, while the
From century to century
with grass, It was a mile long, ami
The pamn now shall ring—
half a mile wide, ami seemed like a things, the shape of teacups, and they a man sits beside her doing the same crimson came to my face.
O grave, where is thy victory f
“Now, sir." continued Johnson,
fairy meadow hung among the clouds. are shipped from Glarus as great deli work, he probably gets $1,800, while
O death, where is thy sting?
—James ti. Kenyon, tn Current.
This is what the Swiss call an "alp,” cacies to many quarters of the she receives only $900—or about in pointing his linger at me, “will you
swear it was more than nine cords?”
ind the shepherds, when talking of the earth. Our common sage cheese is an
“Yes, sir. It was ten cords—just---- ”
A NIGHT IN THE ALPS. alps, refer to these little green imitation of them. When the autumn that
No lady is allowed the same salary
“There! never mind,” interrupted
meadows above the clouds. Gretchen comes, these senns and their herd of in the higher grades of clerkships, no
An Harmonious Combination of got her supper from a herdsman whom cowsryill godown the mountain forthe matter how well she fills the higher Johnson. “Now, how much less than
she knew, and who seemed much to winter. The men will wear wreaths of salaried desks, and how many of twelve cords were there?"
Nature’s Beauty and Utility.
“Two cords, sir.”
like her. From me she had the five- roses, and the pretty cows will have them are to-day in those positions but
“How do you know there were just
festoons of roses around their horns, do not receive the pay. As an illustra
A Search After the NlyxterieH of “Schab- fi'inc piece for a new gown, and an
American’s sincere thanks. In ton and all the villagers will turn out to tion, it has happened that in cases of two cords less, sir? Did you measure
ilffor Chee.«e.”—Gretchen and the
Hllrown Switzers.”—The Secret
minutes she was bouncing, like a welcome them, with song and dance.
illness or disability of men clerks, those two cords, sir?” asked Johnson,
Found in the Native Clover.
scared roe, down the steep sides of the
It is the harvest of the dairy. The their wives performed the duty of their savagely.
“No, sir, I----- ”
rows do not belong to the six senns on husbands, drawing in their name the
“There, that will do! You did not
The fact that I was a member of the the mountain only; they are the props salary as if they had performed the
I was an officer of our Government
in Switzerland for many years, and an Swiss Alpine Club soon brought me erty of all the villagers, and the cow work. In one case the wife kept up measure it. Just as I expected. All
Inclination for snow-fields and mount acquaintances among the half-dozen that is reported as having produced the her husband’s desk for three long guess-work. Nbw, didn’t you swear a
ain-heights led me to spend my vaca dairymen, or “sennit.” as they call most milk while on the Alps, will be weary years, during his illness receiv moment ago that you measured this
tions in the higher Alps. I was, be them in the Alps. There were sixty rewarded with a new bell, and will be ing the $?,800 per annum, and there wood?”
“Yes, sir, but----- ”
sides, a member of the Swiss Alpine >f the beautiful brown Switzer cows on called the queen cow of the village for by supporting the family; but from the
“Stop, sir! The jury will notice this
Club, and this in itself led to many the little alp, and six senns to herd a year.—S. H. M. Byers, in Youth's day of his death, though she continued
mountain excursions, in company with them, and make their milk into Companion.
the same work, her salary was $900.
“Now, sir," continued Johnson,
half a dozen members of the club, ‘Schabziger choose. ”
In almost every branch of the civil
“Yes,” said one of the senns, “I have
rigged out with heavy shoes, knee-
service, women have been employed. slowly, as he pointed his finger almost
breeches, a knapsack and canteen, not been on this alp all the summers for
Many of them become experts in the down my throat. “Now, sir, on your
forgetting the never-to-be-neglected seventeen years, mid one of my com Importance of the Proposed British-Amer various departments to which they be oath, will you swear that there were
ican and Hong-Kong Cable Line.
not ten cords and a half?”
With what joyous rades has been here nine summers. The
time is not distant when the long. This is especially true of them
“Yes, sir,” I answered, meekly.
spirits we left the crowded city, and
“Well, now, Mr. Perkins, I demand
climbed up into the beautiful mount first season. We will get the cows in whole globe will be covered with a net counterfeit detectors and restorers of
ains! What songs we sang, what tales ind milked, and after supper I will tell work of telegraph wires. Nearly all mutilated currency. The redemption a straight answer—a truthful answer,
cemmercial ports on every continent
we told, and what ruddy cheeks and you something about the cheese."
are now in communication with the and counting division is one of the most
“T—t—ten c-c-ords,” I answered,
stout lungs we carried home with
the wreaths of Alpine roses about our f thought, “if I am to learn it so centers of trade in Europe and Amer ment. Here, worn and mutilated bank hesitatingly.
ica. The last great gap is about to be
“You swear it?-’
notes that are no longer in service are
Our Government sometimes requires
The chief senn stepped up on a great tilled up by the laying of cables under counted previous to being destroyed.
“Now,” continued Johnson, as he
queer work of its consuls abroad. The bowlder that served as a wind-break for the Pacific ocean. A company of Brit The counting is done by women, many
duty becomes the more interesting he little hut, and gave a Swiss “jodel,” ish capitalists has been organized to of whom acquire great skill, and seldom smiled satirically, “do you know the
when the circumstances also are novel hat peculiar and difficult song of the lay a cable from Vancouver, B. C., to make a mistake in manipulating the penalty of perjury, sir.”
Hong Kong, China. There will be
er unusual. I was once directed to nountaineers.
“Yes, sir, I think----
“Ho alii! ho alii! ho alii ho! hu-hn- branches and connections with Japan
learn, if possible, how “Schabziger
“On your oath, on your solemn oath,
ind the principal islands of the Pacific
cheese" was made. Some dairyman, illi ho!"
done in verifying currency which has with no evasion, arc you willing to per
probably, wishing the information, had
None but the strong, practised voice
been partially destroyed by fire or jure yourself by solemnly swearingthat
requested the Department of State at >f the mountaineer, and then only in plication of verbal communication other causes, and which has been sent there was more than nine cords of
Washington to write me on the sub he air of the high alps, can safely between different parts of the world to the treasury to be exchanged for wood ?’ ’
ject. Now, the proper making of this venture on the weird melody, which the can not be overestimated. For one new notes. The women who are ex
■ ‘Yes, sir. I----- ’’
very peculiar and little known cheese ocks take up and reverberate, and far- thing, it will probably lay the basis for pert in this business take the mass of
“Aha! Yes, sir. You are willing to
is a secret of a few peasants in the >ff shepherds hear and answer back. a universal language—a telegraphic burned, or otherwise injured currency perjure yourself, then? Just as I
high Swiss Alps.
Every cow of the drove, though half a code will be established that can be rend after unpacking it from the raw cot thought (turning to the judge;) you
This was an interesting command nile away, knew the senn's jodel, and by operators the world over. Then, as ton in which it traveled, and with long see, your Honor, that this witness is
for me, who liked nothing better than slowly marched into the low stone shed hrs been frequently pointed out, mer
prevaricating. Ho is not willing to
a climb above the clouds.
o be milked. One side of the hut was cantile profits are reduced to a mini thin knives and powerful magnifying swear that there were more than nine
On an August afternoon I set out loarded off, and there stood a dozen mum when a knowledge of prices in glasses, slowly and cautiously separate cords of wood. It is infamous, gentle
from Zurich, and crossing the lake, .f the soft-eyed, mouse-colored cows Hie various mark Us is flashed in the pieces end decide the value and men of the jury, such testimony as this.
took a mountain railway train for one ied all in a row, their heads looking stantaneously from the buying to the nature of each note alleged to be in the The jury nodded assent and smiled sar
Sometimes the entiro castically at me.
of the green valleys of the (Jlarus >ver the manager toward us, seemingly selling marts of trade. The enormous collection.
istening to what w.i were saying, profits of former periods was simply an amount has thus to be verified,
“Now," said Johnson. “I will ask
The little mountain village whore vhile their bells tinkled a curious ac Insurance against the risks of sending but usually there is a loss from ten to this perjured witness just one more
the train stopped is two thousand feet companiment.
It became a little cargoes to distant ports in ignorance thirty per cent. Such is the record of question. I will ask you, sir—do you
above sea level, but before me was a chillier, later, and one of the senns of the prices that might prevail when these women that they have been al know—do you realize, sir, what an
climb of four thousand feet up the wrought in an enormous armful of dried the vessels reached their destinations. lowed to go long distances to restore awful—a-w-f-u-1 thing it is to tell a
sides of a mountain I had never seen. Upine roses. What a romantic sort of There are also those who dream that burnt money belonging to the Adams lie?”
this instantaneous communication be Express Company, because it was
It was still early, and the sun was re ire it was!
“Yes, sir,” I said, my voice trembling.
flected from snow-covered peaks in the
“We must dig them up by the tens of tween one end of the earth and the known there was no one else in the land
“And knowing this, you swear on
neighlrorhood, that were ten to twelve .vagon-loads,” said the senn, “or they
your solemn oath that there were about
thousand feet in height The weather .verrun our meadows and spoil them.” ernment for the whole globe, and thus, John A. Logan, in Chautauquan.
nine cords of wood?”
was perfect, and it would not be dark
It seemed wasteful to be burning usher in the era when peace will pre
“No, sir, Idon’t do any thing of---- ”
before eight or nine o'clock.
inch rare and beautiful things, and I vail, and industry be the one material
“Hold on, sir! How do you know
Wliy They Are Able to Fill Their Chairs there were just nine cords?”
After considerable searching about recalled that down in the valleys, and
the village, whose log houses were the n the cities, a single little boutonnier tion can never be settled until there is
“I don't know any such thing, sir!
Each of the Scottish universities com I-—”
color of well-smoked haras, I found the >f them sold for a quarter, and that a an agreement all over the world ns to
home of a mountain guide. A good tine bouquet of Alpine roses was worth
“Aha! you don't know, then? Just
aggregate production shall be. —Dem- cine, Divinity and Law. Edinburgh as I expected. And you swore you did
guide would be a necessity.
-wo dollars when quite fresh.
still maintains her old reputation as know Swore you measured it. Infa
How very unfortunate, I thought, on
“It is bed-time, so let us turn in," orcst's Magazine.
one of the best medical schools in the mous! Gentlemen of the jury, what
hearing from the woman that opened was the command, "for we are up in
United Kingdom, and the law lectures shall we do with this perjurer?”
A Hideous Museum.
the door for me that her husband was he morning at four o’clock.”
are believed to be also Exceptionally
not at home. What was I to do? It
“But I----- ”
There was but one bod for seven
Among the numerous collectors of good at Edinburgh. Only those stu
would bo dangerous to attempt the non. It was made of a number of
“Not a word, sir——hush! This jury
curiosities of every kind who abound in
•udc poles, laid together, side by side, Paris, there is one wealthy virtuóso dents who are intended for the minis shall not be insulted by a perjurer."
“Why, mamma. I'll go with the gen ■esembling a corduroy bridge. Our
“Call the next witness!”
tleman!" I heard a pleasant voice say. jedding was hay, pulverized to fine- who amuses himself by collecting the divinity classes at any of the four
is why I am keeping books in a
“I’ve been up there a hundred times, less from much use. Our covering a deaths’-heads anil skeletons fantastical universities, the dissenting Presby lunatic asylum.— Buffalo Express.
you know,” and just then a pretty, leavy canvas tarpaulin. Seven men,
To Keep Away Creditors.
roguish, coquettish-looking girl, with >n seven poles, sleeping under one tar enware, wood or precious stones. These of their own. Divinity students always
coal-black eyes anil a sweet laugh, paulin! As I tried and tried to sleep lie has gathered together in a kind of attend four years at the “arts” classes,
are a species of parasite, in
museum of death, which at first sight
came to the door.
hat night, the cow-bells that had seems hideous and "macabre,” but on unless they pass a preliminary exam festing the human race, usually, brought
“But can you?” I said.
teemed to tinkle so sweetly the night
on by luxurious living. Persons who
“Why, certainly. Why not? I’m a before, became a great annoyance. closer inspection proves highly inter- Medical and law students, ■ as a rule, are troubled with them may free them
spend only two years at Latin, Greek
better climber than the gentleman is,” Would they never stop their rattle? In
selves by the bankruptcy treatment; but
replied the bright-faced girl, who must spite of them, I did sleep, at last, a tit tached from those old medieval rosary and logic before they proceed to theii this always leaves an unpleasant irri
have been sixteen, spite of her diminu le. anil then other things conspired to
j on one side, with the profile of a king that "a year” means at a Scotch uni tation behind, and spots that are never
effaced. Take water instead of beer;
| or a saint, and on the other with the
“Good!" I said. “Very well; and the
One was the deep snoring of my six i grinning face of a skeleton. One o versity a “session” of barely six toss the cigar-case into the fire-place;
five-franc fee shall bo yours.”
■omrades under the tarpaulin. Anoth
ent mutton instead of venison, and mut
Gretchen was, in fact, as good a er was an army of what Mark Twain | ihe most hideous, yet at the same time ber till the end of April: There are, it ton broth instead of turtle soup; if needs
mountain-climber as I, and I had >nce described as the “Swiss chamois.” nost artistically executed, of the fig is true, short “summer sessions;” but be elean your own boots and shoes, and
prided myself on being a not unworthy They were, in fact, simply mountain ures is that of a skeleton engaged in those exist only for medical students. brush your own clothes. Employ time
member of the Alpine Club. For the fleas; but most superior in size, and taking from off his bones the “con- This arrangement of the year is neces profitably. Never borrow, seldom lend.
first half-hour we trudged gaily along numerous in quantity. What with the pieror worms" which have been claim- sary on account of the poverty of n Avoid betting and gaming. Keep reg
up smooth, steep slopes, covered with snores, the fleas, the hard poles, and j ing him as their own. The collector large number of the students. ular accounts, and examine your posi
the greenest grass, and where herded the cow-bells, real sleep, even rest, be- I ins given a lugubrious reality to the And an incidental benefit of con
tion from day to day, determining to
hundreds of cattle known as the ■amo out of the question. It was l objects in his museum by placing here siderable importance arises from whai eat nothing that is unpaid for, nor to
“Brown Switzer." Beautiful cattle after midnight, and the full moon was j ind there among the u the skulls of seems at first sight a very bad arrange allow your tailor or dressmaker to sav
they were, too, with their mous'-color up. Without taking the trouble to j lead women.— Baris Cor. London Tele- ment of the academical year. The
work of a Scotch university professor that the garments you wear are not
ed skins, their soft, hair, and their make a toilet, I went out of the I iragh.
is, while it lasts, exceedingly arduous; your own. By this process you will
great eyes! They are as go<al-natured cabin.
Value of a Good Name.
ami while some of the chairs at Edin soon get rid of the annoyance, and
as kittens, and are usually fat It was
What a sight! Never in my life had
your mental and bodily health will won
an Arcadian scene to see Gretchen, as 1 seen such perfect, such glorious
A Chinaman, who wished to secure burgh and Glasgow are supposed to be derfully improve.— London Leader. ’
we passed up a path on the green hill moonlight. It was like stepping sud- work on a railroad where most of the
side, call to half-a-umten mouse colored lenly into a brighter world. The per xcavators were Irish, presented him of them are but ]>oorly endowed. To
The New Style of Jersey.
heifers that were grazing near us.
fect atmosphere made the shining of self to the superintendent of the works he absolutely master of one’s own time
A new style of jersey has a round
“Come. Reni! Come, Cherry, Vetti! the moon a light almost beyond ind asked for a job. “You heap lihoo for six months of the year is a great
boon, and constitutes an attraction yoke, extending to the shoulders, to
Don't yon know me?" spoke Gretchen, description. Great snow-fields and me word.” said he.
which helps the Northern universities which the back is attached in three box
kindly; and the household pets sprang ice-gorge.«, lying on other mountain
“What do you want to do?”
fill their chairs with exceptionally plaits, which extend to the bottom of
over a little brook, and came to her slopes far across the valley, reflected
“I makee lailload. I keepee wash
the short basque and are laid in so that
little a flock of doves
able men.— National Review.
the light with a marvelous beauty. Far house allee same. 1 no care.”
they touch at the waist making a jaunty
The sceep ascent began, and became up to the right and left stoo l snow
“What’s your name?”
—W e will always have more or les? postilion below the belt. In front, there
steeper and steeper. Soon the little peaks more dazzling and beauti
“My name Patlick O’Liffaty!"
of the mushy and cayenne pepper are two box-plaite on each side. The
brown village seemed far Inflow us, and ful than the minarets of Oriental pal
“Patrick O Rafferty! Now, that is fiction, because it ha? its constituency,
jersey is dark blue; the yoke is red. and
the green pastures and Gretchen's pet aces. Here and there a gray mount stealing a name.”
but it will never again dominate the is trimmed with coarse black soutache,
heifers, lieing nearer the foot of the ain, bald of snow, held up its granit.
“Welly g'Mit name!”
great middle class of readers as it did tin* rows placed quite closely together
forest-covered mountain, were now out breast like some cathedral. The stars
"Oil, come. Hop Key, or whatever
of sight. Once we sloped to rest, and shone with a perfect splendor. Every your name is, what did you give me an many years ago. The taste for the at the top of the standing collar, and
good, if not slightly cultivated, destrovs spreading apart toward the bottom of
walked out on a ledge of rock that constellation, every group, every star. Irish name for?”
that for the bad. and the tendency of
overhung a precipice two thousand feet Stood out in startling detail.
“If I no hab Patiiek O’Laffatv faw the literary instinct when o ice aroused the yoke showing the red between.
The sleeves are trimmed with red jersey
It was a night only possible in cer my name, I no ketchee eontlact! You
is steadily upward. — Omaha Republi- cloth and black braid, to match.— Dens-
We could look over ths little brown tain seasons in lite higher altitudes •ouF*— Youth's Companion.
Two Anocdotos Kemr.llu.
Career of th. Fa,„
Henry Labouchere, M P «.n.
Loudon Truth, was. for
after the war, secretary of the E,/,,- ?
legation in Washington. He ig
bored here as a very wild younz 8m-
He knew everybody and tigurj
ciety of all grades.
His abounding humor frequently
veloped into practical jokes.
One day a rather green member of
Congress called at the legation .„s
asked if he could see the Minister
“You can see me, lam his secretary '•
“Bull want to see the Minister"
said the Congressman.
"The Minister is not in.”
“All right. I’ll wait for him."
“Certainly, sir; have a seat."
The Congressman took a chair and
newspaper, lighted a cigar and seW|J
down for a comfortable time of It. R
turned to Labouchere, who sat reading
a novel and asked:
"Do you know when he will be back?"
"I do not," was the curt reply Th.
Congressman lighted another cigar »nd
strolled about the otHee until another
hour was gone.
“Do you think ho will be baok thi»
“I guess not,"
“Well, when will he probably ba
"Really, sir. I can not tell you. Ths
I Minister sailed for England yesterday
and diil not indicate when he intended
to return," replied Labouchere, with
out lifting his eyes frem his book.
Labouchere was promote.] from the
secretaryship of the legation in Wash-
ington to a similar position with the
English legation at Vienna. There he
was known as the liveliest Briton at the
court, and many are the tales that are
told of his reckless escapades. Once,
on his way to London on leave of
absence, he stopped at Monaco and lost
his last penny at roulette. He did not
blow his brains out, as the victims of
that famous establishment so often
do, but retired to his elegant rooms
and entertained like a lord until he
could get a remittance from some
friends in England. Ai soon as it
came he threw it down on the gaining
table, doubled five or six times, paid bin
bills and set out for home.—Tela't
THE FRANCS TIREURS.
Band« of Guerillas Who Flourished Darinf
the Franco-Germau War.
Between Laon and Rheims. I passel
through Chalons and Epernay, at whir'll
places I saw, for the first time, the
Francs Tireurs, or free-shooters, a corp,
to which I must devote a few lines by
way of description. The corps was, is
the. most comprehensible possible mean
ing of the word, irregular. The men
who composed it were not only irregular
in every thing they did. but appeared to
glory in their irregularity. They seemed
to have very few officers, and the few
they had were seldom, if ever, to be teen
on duty with the men. The latter had
evidently souls above obedience, forthay
did very much what they liked, and In
the manner they liked. They evidently
hated the regular army, and the latter
returned the compliment with intereat.
When at Epernay I witnessed askiwnish
between a battaiion of regular infantry
and a small party of German Uhlans,
who were evidently feeling their way,
and trying to find out what was the
strength of the French troops there.
The officer commanding the French out
post behaved with great judgment, try
ing by retiring his men to draw on the
Uhlans, and find out their numbers. He
had almost succeeded in enticing the
enemy to advance, and had managed to
hide tile strength of his detachment,
when all at once a body of Irancs
Tireurs came up, ami without waiting, or
even asking for orders, they began at
once to blaze away at the GermanA
causing the latter to retreat. The of
ficer commanding was very angry, and
sent orders to the irregulars that they
were to cease firing forthwith; but they
took no notice of what was said, many
of them declaring in a loud voice that
the regulars were playing the game of
the enemy, and did not want any of the
latter to be defeated or killed. When
an attempt was made to find out who
was in command of the Francs lireurt
no such person could l>e found, and on
an order beinggiven that the command
ing officer would cause an official in
quiry to be made into the conduct of IM
irregulars the whole corps, not less than
five hundred strong, vanished and is-
persed, so that they could no nioic
found.— All the Year Round.
Microcosm of a Lunatic.
Some lunatics seem to live in awoild
of their own. An old ladf once sswa
ished and amused us by exel limin?,
without any warning or provocation.
Two cat-s and the bird of paradise are
waiting to convey you to your he»'f
home, and you are to sit for nine
between the cats and the bird of p.»ra
disc." Then she stopped and forgo*
that she had said any thing. 1
like an alarm clock suddenly going
startling every one going on. and
ing just as quietly and surprising.'-
patient lived in the b.ith-room
made friends with the rat“, for * 1
shs had a great affection. The) *
actually do what they were told.
one else thought she was the
President Buchanan, and had r
■urination that her husband
ran a locomotive through
avenue, Philadelphia, with a big
in front of it, to remind her of
noying fact that in her young
had been a milliner.— North