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McDuffie weekly journal. (Thomson, McDuffie County, Ga.) 1871-1909, October 11, 1876, Image 1

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The McDuffie Journal. A Real Li-™ Country Paper. Published Every 'Wednesday Morning, by W I I I"r K Jfc O O M 15 s. Terms t*f Subscription. ©ne copy, one year $2 00 One copy. six va oßths r *• HU Ten copies, in clubs, one year, each.... \ *0 Single copies ;•••••. Scts - All aubsoriytionsinvanbly madvance business cards. R. W. H . N E A L . ATTORNEY AT LAW, I tra soTiRT roßLic, THOMSON, GA . TTTIL li practice in the Courts of j W McDuffie and adjoining Counties. . a'CoMVBTANOiHa a specialty. H. 0. RONEY j ATTORNEY AT LAW, THOMSON, GA. i»* Will practice in the AuguaU. North era and Middle Circuits. nolyl PAUL 0. HUDSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Thomson, Ota. Will apractic* in the Superior Court* of the Augusta. Northern aud Middle Circuits, and in the Supreme Court, and will give attention to all cases in Bankruptcy. Aug. W, 1,74. ts Central ¥)otel. by MRS. W. M. THOMAS. AUGUSTA, GEORGIA aeplltf (jT, A a day at home. Agents wanted <Q [ 4 Outfit and terms free. TRUE it CO., Augusta. Maine PIRTEYSAND HANGEI& The UNEQUALLED JAS.IEFFEIi DOUBLE ] Address, IPOOLTC & HUNT» Cl END 25c. to G. V. ROWELL A CO., O New York, for Pamphlet of 10» pages, containing lists of SOUO newspapers, and estimates showing cost of advertising. paimlel Charleston , S. C. G. T. ALFOKD <fc CO., Rttes, s:;.eo per day Proprietor*. I. S. & P. c. T ANTS’ Meat House, StSTSJ^S I Augusta Ga. Fine CAROLINA. TENS ESSE anl KEN TUCKY 23 E TTJ IT . p,,t {i Lvnb, Veal. Matron, Hog-heed Cheese, Sausage, Mixed, or Ai L PORK, as order al. Cor red Beef, l’ork, and Tongues. A full stock always on hand. A CARD. I AM frequently asked bv my friends if I am doing a general practice, or only at tending inch cslls as may be made iD good weather or convenient to my office. In answer to the above. I would say to mv former patrons and friends, that from th'is date I will enter upon the active duties ol mv profession looking iu part to those who may ask ray services for my reward Office on Main Street, iu Hoizeudorfs May l' -ts. JAS. S. JONES. LAND FOB SALE, I OFFER for sale on very reasonable terms a farm lying within one mile of Thomson, containing one hundred acres, one-half in woodland. Good dwelling house of five rooms, and all necessary out buildings. Good fences and good water. Good orchard. This is one of the most productive and conveniently situated places in the country. For terms apply in person or by letter to J. T. WRIGHT, Aug. IG-tf. Thomson, Ga. JOHN NEILAS, TAYLOR, RETURNS his thanks to the people of Thomson and vicinity for the libe.ral encouragement and patronage heretofore received, and notifies them that he will be in Thomson one-half of each month (every other week) and will be pleased to see all in need of work in his line. He can be found at the store of A. J. Adkins, f 12, 1876-ts. TOWN PROPERTY For Sale. I OFFER for sale, on terms suitable to the times, a lot in Thomson, on Lumpkin street, containing one acre. This lot is en closed with a good new fence, has a well of excellent water, a good barn, stable, buggy house, acd cow-stall. I will also sell with the same a lot of excellent seasoned lum ber, containing over 2:4.0(X) feet now on the premises, sawed according to bill furnished by a contractor for a dwelling similar to the residence of J. E White. Also 15,000 shingles on the lot. . This lot is in one of the most desirable localities in town. PAUL C. HUDSON, July 25,tf. Thomson. Ga. <Fltc Prlufc THedtls Jownat VOL. VI. KT E 'W' F A. L L STOCK —OP— BBT GOODS! TH E FIRST ITT THE CITY, —AT— W. T. ANDERSON & CO.’S, BETWEEN CENTRAL AND GLOBE HOTELS. O OUR STOCK was purchased before the recent advance in prices. We are, consequent ly, prepared to sell cheaper than any others. Nee Our Prices : C5/»00 Yards Choice Prints, at 5 and 6{o. i Yards Brown and Bleached Shirting, at sc. FIRST COME , FIRST SERVED! j 9,000 Yards French Percales, slightly damaged—regular price 20o —but sold (as are) at 10c. They won’t last long. | 5,500 Yards 10-4 Sheeting, bought at unction. We offer at 18c. Very cheap. i ! 8,000 Yards all Wool Bed Flannel, every width and price. (DRESS GOODS AND SILKS! The prettiest Black Silk ever sold in anj market. Bought from a House round the corner. We offer at $2. 1,1 OO Y ards Camel’s Hair Suiting, worth 30c., will sell at 12j. Elegant Black Cashmere, 70c. to th. finest. COLORED DRESS GOODS. See the assortment. Fontablue Suitings. Damasse Raye, Cordova Scrolls, Armoure i de Turns, Circassian Brilliantiue, Turqoise, Brodira, Romain Cloth, Snow Cloth, etc. LINEN STOCK COMPLETE. Table Damask every price, Napkins and Doylies. Full assortment. Specialties No. 1. i IGO Dozen Harris’ Seamless two Button Kid Gloves, black and colored, at if 2 per pair. ; Smith and Soil’s best Needles, sc. per paper. I >-*O,IXIO Sr-WING MA' HINE NEEDLES, all makes, (> for 25. Goo Dozen Buohe's, well made. 20c. per dozen. 1 Centennial Trunk filled with Ladies’ Scarfs, 25c. each. Take your choice Specialties No. 2. | i a>o Dozen Ladies’ Vest, suited to the season, 45c. each. •**£■> Dozen Madam Foy’s Corsets and Skirt Supporter combined. Come and sea them. Dozen Perfect Fitting French Corsetts, One. each. 50 Dozen Ladies Collars, Plain and Embroidered, 50. each. CONCLUSION. *¥& Dozen Wamsuttu Shirts, entirely finished, at 75c. each. CASH BUYERS come and see us. Will do you good. under SIO.OO must be accompanied with Draft, P. O. Order or Ca3h. W. T. ANDERSON A CO., 242, Broad street, i 120-c* AUGUSTA, GA. F ÜBNITUB JB . l)eG AS j SUCCESSOR TO E. G. ROGERS WHOLESALE AND RETAIL f unit tun: Healer $ Enkdalier. UNQEBTAKING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES* 147, 147 1-2 & 149, Broad Street, Sunday and Night calls 102 Greeno St. tfUGGSTS* «E STaSSan - 15 Taos. A. Scott,. y\. T his old stand on Main Street, is now receiving a largo and carefully selected stock of DRY GOODS, BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CAPS, Ac., Ac., READY MADE CLOTHING, of all kinds, DRESS GOODS and GENTS’. FURNISHING GOODS, A fine line of SHAWLS, CLOAKS and SACQUES, CALICOES, DOMESTICS and all Staple Goods. a MATE &88Q8TMKATF QF 127-ts. W. DANIEL. C. A. ROWLAND. DANIEL & ROWLAND, COTTON FACTORS, —AND— Commission M erchants, CORNER JACKSON AND REYNOLDS STREETS, Augusta, <*a. CONSIGNMENTS SOLICITED- BAGGING, TIES AND FAMILY SUPPLIES FUR NISHED. h3O-b* €Has. c.'FTi<:infeT FRENCH AND AMERICAN CALF SKINS, Oak and Hemlock Sole Leather , Shoe FindingH, Etc., !at the Lowest Prices. ©FALL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED. JA CKSON STRfr'ET, between Broad, and Reynold * Streets, ts VG&STsSt - 2 QK9UGItX, A. M. BENSON. W. N. MERCIEIt. Henson it Mehcibr, Cotton Factors And GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS, No* §' 9 W&smmM tf&etntM* &#• fSTYVILL give our personal arid undivided attention to the STORAGE and SEL LING OF COTTON for our friends and the public. ar. experience of THIRTY YEARS in the Cotton Buainew=, all we a*k if* 1o 1 give uh a iriai \V27-c*. THOMSON, GA. OCTOBEE 11. 1876. POETICAL. HELEN GRAY. Because one loves you, Helen Gray, Is that a reason you should pout. And, like a March w nd, veer about, And frown and Ray your shrewish sky? Don’t strain the chord until it shap*s: Don’t split the sound heart with your wedge; Don’t cut your fingers with the edge Os your keen wit—you may, perhaps. Because you’re handsome, Helen Gray, Is that a reason to be proud ? Your eyes are bold, your laugh is loud, Your steps go mincing on their way; But so you miss that modest chart* Which is the surest charm of all Take heed, you may yet trip und^fall, And no one care to stretch his arm. Stoop from your bight, cold Helen Gray: Come down and take a lowlier place. Come down to fill it now with grace. Come down perforce you must souucr day, For years cannot be kept at. bay, And fading years will make yon old. And, in your turn, will men seem-coM, When you yourself are nipped and gray. e— ll2.'- . j THE KIUHT BOWER; | OR, AN OLD LAWYER’S STORY ! j It was Judge Lurlington’s owu impres sion. Half a dozen lawyers fresh from their studies, aud just. admitted to the bur, were listening to hia advice. The old jurist had a bottle of wine at his elbow, and was iu a communicative mood. "Young men,” he paid, “whatever may be your atruit, neverluke a case before ft jury, or any eourt, unless you have your light bower for a head. ” If the reader surmises from this that the old Judge was fond of euchre, he will not have surmised amiss. The young men looked at him inquir ing^- “I moan,” he added, "that you shall never advocate a cause into the work of w hich you cannot cuter with a clear con science. You shall never accept a client whoso cause you dp not believe tu he j ist.” "Can that rule always be adhered to?” asked one of the listeners. "It can,” answered Liu-lington, em phatically. “It is a lawyer’s firm rock of foundation, and the only sure pqfut 'cU departure to the ccspMfoav.d .wkJKosso of his fellows.” "Have you always followed that rule, Judge ?” “I was never tempted from it but once,” he replied. “I will tell s>ou the story, if you would like to hear it.” Os course they would like to ; aud having laid as.da his pipe, the old man began : “One day I was waited upon by a man who gave his name us Leban Sarfurt. He was of middle-age, well-dressed, and at first, sigh* appearei. to be ago t.leman ; but the illusion was dispelled when ap proaching business. He was hard and unfeeling, aud naturally a villian. Suc cess iu his speculation had saved him from becoming a highwayman. I heard of him as a heavy dealer in tho up-river lands, lie asked- rill' if I was willing to undertake a job which would call me to Shiretou. I told him I was open to anything legitimate that would pay.” “Mr. Lurlington,” said he, tapping me with a coarse familiarity upon the arm. “I want to secure your services ; you must not ba engaged 0., the other side.” “I told him if ho would explain to me the case I might bo better able to give him an answer. He bit an enormous quid of tobacco from a black plug, and having got it into shape between his jaws he went on with his stoiy. “The case is one of ejectment. An elderly man, named Phillip Acton, had died leaving a valuable estate. There was nearly a thousand acres of land, with opportunities for developing im mense water power; and ere many years that laud would be worth more than a million dollars. At present upon the estate, and claiming it as a son of the deceased, was a man calling himself William Aeton.” “But,” said Sarfurt, “he is not a legit imate child at all. His mother was Betsy Totwood, at one time a girl in Acton’s employ. Aeton, I know, was never married. He brought, the boy up aud educated him, and fiow the fellow thinks he will step into his protector’s shoes. I can prove that I am the oniy living rela tive of Philip Acton. Ho was my uncle —my mother’s brother—and, to a lawyer as smart as yon, there can be no trouble iu proving my title. I can bring the witnesses to your- hatid.” “He told me he would give me five hundred dollars if I would undertake the case, and an additional thousand if I gained. That was a big fee—far more than I had then made in all my plead ng. It was tempting. And yet I saw that it was not perfectly dear—not entirely honest. The probability was that this William Acton was Philip’s child ; aud it was not impossible that iPhillip had married Betsy Totwood. It struck me that he fancied he had yontg Acton so far in his power that he could eject him from the title. But what Imd I partic ularly to do with that ? If I accepted a client, I must serve him. I had no bns- I iness but to serve bis interest. I finally I told Mr. Sarfurt that I woijld think the matter over. I would probably have business in Shiretou during the session of the court, aud -I would call on him there and examine more fully. I could not take his retainer uutil I bad further light.” "But," said he, “will you promise not to take up for the other side ?” "I told him I would do nothing with out further consultation with him.” "Because,” 1 e added, “if you are for me lam sure to wiu. Acton can’t find a lawyer that can hold a light to you. I know them all.” “Ne matter whether I believed him or no’, I did not feel fluttered. “Two weeks later I received a letter from Sarfurt, promising mo live thous aud dollars if 1 won. “The live thousand dollars was a atrong argument. Was not law really a game of chance, in which the strongest baud and longest purse must win ? I told myself yes. Yes—aud I sat dowu and wrote a reply, saying that I would take the case. But I did not mail it at once. That night I put it under my pillow, and slept over it ; and on the following morning I threw it into the fire. I would not make up my mind until I had seen other parties—until I had been on the grounds. And I wrote to Laban Sarfurt. to wait. “Two weeks later I harnessed my horse to the wagon, and, with my wife and child, started for Shiretou. I had been married two years, and our little j babe., a girl, was a year old, our pride, ! our pet, and our darling. Shiretou was a distince of about thirty miles. We! had been having rainy weather for a | week or bo, and it had now cleared off bright and beautiful. Wo stopped aud ; took dinner at a wayside inn, four miles j beyond which was a stream which must be forded. The inn-keeper told me that the stream was somewhat swollen frjm the late rains, but that if my horse was trusty there could be no .-.anger. “Arrived at the stream, the Wampa tuek River, I found the water indeed risen, and the current strong, but I saw that others had recently gone over, aud I resolved to veiture. 1 knew my horse and had faith in hbr. My wife was anxious, but. she trusted my judgement, A third of the way across the water .iu* j'overjihe hub of, tho A little more aud it would have reached the body of the wagon. I began to be alarmed ; I feared I had left the true track. Pre> my'horse stumbled and staggered, having evidently stepped on a moving stone. The wagon swayed aud tipped, and the flood poured in upon us. My wife slipped, and in a moment more we were in the water. With one hand I grasped the harness upon the horse and with the other 1 held my wife. I wa-: thus struggling when ft wild cry from her lips startled the air. Our child was washed away. “Oh, my soul 1 I canuot tell you whftt I suffered during those moments. ,1 could not help our darling If 1 left my wife she was lost, I clung to the horse and clung to my shrieking wife —shriek- ing to God for mercy for her child. In the distauoe upon the bosom of the surg ing flood I could see our little one, her white dress gleaming iu the sun, being borne swiftly away. A moment more and j I saw a man plunge from the bank into tho river. I saw this much, and then an intervening point of land shut out the sceee. The horse was now rapidly nearing the shore, and ero long my wife ' and I were on dry land, with tho horse and wagon. As soon as 1 was sure my wife was safe 1 it her to care for the horse while I posted off down the river bank iu quest of the swimmer and child. “You may well understand that all this time I was frantic. I was a machine being operated upon by a surging and agoniz'iig emotion. How long or how i'ar I wandered I do not know, but at length I met a man, wet and diippiug, with my darling iu his arms, my daring safe and sound. He told me that he had caught the child within a few rods of the falls, and that in lauding he had cleared the fatal abyss by not more than two yards. He was a young man not more then 25, handsome and stalwart. He said be had seen my wagon tip, aud was coming to my assistance when lie saw the eliild wash away. “I threw my life in the balance,” said he, with a genial smile, “aud thank God 1 both the lives were saved!” “I asked him how I should ever re pay him. He stopped me with an im ploring gesture : “ ‘it you talk of more pay than 1 have already received,’ he said, ‘if you can rob me of the only solid reward I can claim, mercy ! if saving the life of such a cherub is not enough of reward in itself, then hard is the heart that craves more.’ And. with moistened eyes, he told me that be had a child of his own at home— an only child of very near the same age. “I asked if he would tell me his name. With a smile he answered that his name did not matter—lie was not sure thu„ lie had a name. I then asked him if he knew me. Ho nodded, and said he thought I might bo Mr. Lulling ton, of Walbridge. When I told him ho was correct, he said that he must hurry home. And with that he turned away. 1 was too deeply moved to stop him, and when ' lie had disappeard T started to rejoin my wife a clawuing impression that the man might bo slightly deranged. But. my darling was safe—her broad, fleecy cloak had floated out and kept her h*ad above water—and I went on my way rejoicing, resolved that the preserver of my child should u >t be forgotten. “I will not tell yon of the emotion of my wife when she held her child once more in her arms. We reached Shir':ton before uight, and found quarters at a comfortable tavern. “On the following day Laban Ssrfurt called upon me and was about to spread hie evidence for my iusp action, whan I interrupted him. I told lurn 1 could rot accept iiis confidence until 1 lmd made up my mind to take his case in hand. Something seemed to whisper that there was danger ahead. I did not feel com fortabio in that man a presence. I felt as though he was trying to buy me. The court would sit in four days. I told him I would give him a final answer in two days from that time. “That evening I made a confident of my wife, and asked her what I should do. “If I take the case,” I said, “I am sure of 53,000. She hade me do what was right. “God has been very kind to us," she said. Lat us look to him for guidance.” “After this I called on the clergyman of the place, whose sou bad been my classmate iu college, and whom I had once before visited. He received me heartily, aud by and by I asked him about William Acton. The result of all he told me summed up in his closing sentence. Said he : “ ‘I am sure william Acton was Philip Acton’s child—iu fact I know it—and 1 think the father and mother were mar ried. Betsy died very soon after her child was born, and we kuew that Philip always treated the boy as a legitimate child ; and that, lie loved him as such I cun confidently affirm.’ “On the following morning, after breakfast as 1 sat by ti e window in the bar-room, I saw coming from the street the man who had 6aved my child. Ho v as walking slowly, like one in trouble. I pointed him out to my host, and asked him who he was. “ ‘That is William Acton. Perhaps yon have heard of the trouble he is likely to have with Laban Sarlurt?” “I sai£ I h~d hoard. t ‘“I hope h- may coins out all right,’ th« host added ; ‘but lam fearful. He has got « hard and heartless customer to deal with.’ “I si u • my mouth and held my peace until Laban Sarlurt called for his final answer. I said to him : “Mr. Sirfmt, I have been considering nil this time whether I could undertake your euso with a clear conscience— whether I should be helping the side of justice and right in helping you. I now know him for a mini who nobly risked his own life to save the life of my child. For that deed I will reward him if 1 can. I have not, as yet, accepted one of your private disclosures ; I have gained from you nothing wiiich you could wish to keep from the public. I cannot take your case, but, I tell yon f rankly, that f yon prosecute, I will defend William Acton. “I did not. mind S.irfurt’s wrath. He raved aud swore and stamped, and then he went oil' and engaged two lawyers from Herkimer to take his case. I called upon Acton, and told him I would defend him, if he v ould accept my services, as I had accepted his. He took my baud and thanked me. “I have made a great many pleas iu my life, but I think I never made a bet ter one than I made to that, jury on that occasion. They were out not over five minutes. By their verdict William Acton was the lawful possessor of the estate his father had left. “From that day I never hesitated to refuse a case to which I could give my heart. Such a stand on the part of a lawyer Irecomcs known, and the public feels it ; mid what the public feels jnrics are sure to feel. “Concerning William Acton, I will only add that he became my bosom friend. Ho always felt that he owed his title to bis valuable property to me ; and I knew that to him 1 was indebted for the home that was mine for thirty years. He was very delicate iu the gift of that piece of property. He deeded i. to my wife. The husband of my oldest daugh ter is his oldest son.” Superstition About Friday. There ure many who are very supersti tious regarding Friday, hut the following facts compiled by an exchange must convince any one that his superstition agaiust Friday as an unlucky day, is an error : It was on Friday, the 3d of August, 1192, that Columbus sailed from the harbor of Palos for the new world. It was on Friday, the 12th of October, that he first saw land after sixty-five days of navigation. It was on Friday, the 14th of January, 1093, he started ou his re turn to announce the result of h-is search. It was on Friday, the 15th of March, 1493, that he disembarked in Andalusia. It was on Friday that he discovered the American continent. It was on Friday that Heury VII. gave John Cabot his dispatch from the voyage which resulted iu discovery of North America. Advertising Kilter*. One square, first insertion v....$ 1 o<j Eacli subsequent insertion IS One square three months .... 10 rtf One square Six months IS WJ One square twelve m0nth5..:...':.',,.,. Off Quarter column twelve months...,., 4fi,Qo Half column *ix month*..ST# Half colu-on twelve mouths 78 fit One coiwnrn twelve mouther: .... IK Os 'ivT q’en lines or less considered a square All fractious of squares ore Counted as full squares. NO. 41 On Friday September, 9th, 12u\ Wcndez founded St. Augustine.—On Friday November 10th, 1620, the May, Flower first disembarked a few emigrants ou Americau soil at Providence town, and on Friday, December 22d, 1630, the passengers finally lauded at. Plymouth liock. It was on Friday, February 22d, 1732 that George Washington wa» bom., It was on Friday, June 16, 1775, the battle of Bunker Hill was fought, and on Friday, October 7th, 1777, that the surrender of Saratoga took place, the event which decided France to give her aid to tho eolouies. The treason of Arnold was discovered on Friday, York towu surrendered, and on Friday that Richard Heury Lee read the Declaration! of Independence tv the Continental Congress. The Pope’s Recognition of the Southern Coiiitderacy. There wan captured among the dootl mentary records of the confederate gov ernment at Richmod, after the fall of that city iu 1865, a letter addressed and written in Latin to Jefferson Davis, “president of the confederate states of America,” by Pope Pius IX., of which the following is a translation : : “ Illustrious and Honorable Sir: Health! We have received with all fitting kindnesa the gentleman sent by. yonr excellency to deliver uh your letters bearing date the 23d of September last. We certainly experienced no small pleat in'e when we learned from tile tame gentleman and the letters, of your exeel* lency with what emotions of joy and, gratitude towards us you Irene affected, illustrious and honorable sir, when you were first made acquainted with our fitters to those reverend brethren, John, archbishop of New York, and John, archbishop of New Orleans, written ran the 18th of October » f last year, in whit h we again and again urged aud exhorted the same reverend brethren that, as be hooved their distinguished piety and their Episcopal charge, they should • most zealnusly use every effort, in ou* name also, to bring to an end the fatal. civil war that had arisen in those regions and that those peoples of America might ot length attain mutual peace aud con cord, aud be united in mutual charity. Ami very gratclul was it toms, illustrious and honorable air, to perceive that yon and those people were animated with the same feelings of peace and tranquility which we so earnestly inculcated in the : letters mentioned as having been ad j dressed to the aforesaid reverend breth- I reu. And would that other people, also, iof those tegions, and their rulers, seriously considering bow grievous aud ; mournful a thing is intestine wur, would be pleased with trauqu’l minds to em brace and enter upon counsels of peaer. We indeed shall not cease with moat fervent prayers to beseech and pray God, the oinuipitent ami all good, to ponr out | the spirit of Christian charity and peace I upon nil these people of America at and I deliver thorn from the evils so great with j which they are afflicted, i “And of the most merciful Lord of compassion himself, we likewiso pray that He may illumine your excellenoy with the light of His grace, and may conjoin you in perfect love with ourself, “Given at St. Fetor's, Dec. 3d, in the year 1853, and of our pontificate the eighteenth. Pics P. P. IX ” I The letter was accompanied by the j following note of Mr. A. Dudley Mann, who was formerly an assistant secretary of state of the United States, and who was sent abroad by Davis as a diplomatic agent or commissioner : “Bbcssbi.s, May 9, 1864.— Mr. presi dent : Herewith I have tbe honor to transmit the letter whi h bis iioliuess Pope Pins IX. addressed to your excel lency mi tbe third of December last. Mr. W. Jefferson Buehanan has oblig ingly undertaken iis conveyance, aud will deliver in person. “This letter will grace the archives of the executive office in all coming time. It will live, too, forever in story as the production of the first potentate who formally recognized your official posi tion, and accorded to one of the diplo matic representatives of the confederate states an audience in an established oooit palace, like that at St James or Tulleries. “I have the liouor to be with most distinguished consideration, your excel lency’s obedient servant. A. DirmtEX Mash.” Which le RiohF? Either tho Jap anese people do everything backward, left-handed and upside down, or we do. A traveler in Japan writes : “I see a man planing. He pulls the plane towards him, I notice a blacksmith at work. Ho pulls the hallows with bis feet, while be is holding’and hammering with both hands. He lias several irons in the fire, and keeps his din.iej-pob boiling with the waste flame. The coop er holds bis tub wit* his toes. All of them sit down when they work. How strange I This is an important differeuoe between a European and an Asiatio, One sits down to his work,-and the other stands up to it. Tire Japanese say we are reversed. ■ Tliey call our penmanship' “crab-writing,” because, they gay, it “goes backward.” In » Japanese stable wo find the horse’s think where we look for his head. Japanese screws-screw the other way. Their looks thrust to the left, ours to the right. A Caucasian, t* injure his enemy, kills.him; a Japanese | kills himself to spite his foe. Which is right ?