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The Modern Knight.
Uliose is no more the stately tread.
The gravely courteous mien,
jbe linked mail and helmet head, •
The blade of Syrian sheen;
ffl.0 walks the ways of common men,
In lmnying hannta of trade,
Hi. arms, tlie ledger and the pen,
The plowshare and the spade.
Kliose splendor fa no more the sun
Of conrts, tho proud array.
In tpnra of knighthood wildly won
In some fierce fought affray;
yyiiose dress, as sober to the glance
As autumn’s brown leaf, hies
Unnoticed, on each breeze of chance.
Or wind of enterprise.
Hfko coolly scans his follow-men
With philosophic eye;
Converses calmly, knowing when
To emilo, or when to sigh.
Kor tilts at wind-mills—saves his breath
To namo them with a sneer;
MacGregor, on bis native heath,
From him had nought to fear.
Who rides no more through foreet dim,
With half-drawn sword, and prayer
Upon his lips, or holy hymn.
To guard from evil there.
Who steps with dainty footfall, down
The church’s throng-lined aisle,
And views the emblemed cross and crown
With eelf-sufficient smile.
Whose chivalry to all tho weak
Ia proofless—who can cheat
Tho widow and the orphan meek,
And all tbdr woes complete;
Whose highest aim is self, whoso laugh
Greets wrong, who mocks at right,
Who bows before the golden calf—
Ia this the modem knight ?
Ah! no. Who loves not bis own age,
With all its faults of kind,
May rank as hermit learned or sage,
Bat leaves all love behind;
For human hearts, since Adam, beat
With pulses still the samo,
And change, which timo must ever meet,
Is half—a change of name.
And loyal truth, pure knighthood's beet,
A bright twinned star, still lies
Beflectcd from the earnest depths
Of some clear human eyes;
What though the jesting cynic lurk
Upon the tongue; words can
Eat challenge jest, when noble work
Proclaims tho cynic, man.
And honor, chivalry, live yet,
Deny it. ye who may;
l’oar cheeks with passioned tears still wet,
In memory of a day,
When woke the loud, stem trump of wars,
And glowed each latent spark,
Of knighthood, till a field of stars
Blazed o’er his ’scutcheon dark.
Ay, chivalry ia living yet,
Kor all laid ’neath the sod.
With lives, (a country's long regret,)
To country given and God;
Sol less showed forth its lofty power,
Kot less Us pride of will,
That hardest lesson of the hour,
To suffer and be still.
So daring in war’s fierce melee,
So patient and so strong.
To hear reverse, what minstrel lay.
What poet’s sweetest song
Can tell of Ceeur de Lion’s more,
Or hymn Crusaders’ story?
Pass by the vaunted days of yore.
From glory unto glory!
In life’s great tournament, the knights
Wage kindly contest ever,
Kot dim in distance, all tho lights
Whoever doubts, now take good heed.
Or keep bis vizor down,
For doubt is doubt’s deserved meed.
As (rust is honor’s crown.
Manufacturing in the South.
Th* editor of the Newburyport (Hass.) Her-
• who is well posted up in the manufacturing
r '-aness, living as he does at the month of tho
laurimack river, which turns more spindles
NnUjr than any river in tho world—Concord,
| ! -*kc-ag, Manchester, Lowell, Nashua, Law-
f', Hnverhill, and other great mnnufactn-
R cities of Massachusetts—thus speaks of
Rnfaetnring prospects in the South •
| There is a mania at tho South for cotton
r“j*- They are gomg up by scores in Georgia
R Alabama, which States will soon bo able to
I -pply tho South with all the coarse cotton they
Rd, and it is not impossible that Southern
I-woos will bo in tho Boston market within
letea years. Wo have seen greater changes in
I ^de in other directions than this would bo.
L” on ly trouble with manufacturing in the
I ■■5th heretofore has been the want of proper
IjWitive*. Slaves could not bo worked in
I-nories; free blacks were good for nothing,
R l ‘*60 whites were no belter for such pur-
Thero was a prejudice against factory
and there was no foreign immigration to
■ "•fit Hereafter it will not’bo so.
iJwte will be largo emigration from tho North
I >T “?? Europe. It will be larger in five years
date than people dream of now. Some
I will be fitted for the work; or, if not,
I ^dnese will come in, who will bo admirably
I to such employment. This will push
I ^athern manufactures to bo competitors with
I ^ ort bt *ni when they have trained
I ,j! r hands upon eoarse work they will easily
IA *° ® ae 8°°ds. Water power is abundant
| and cheap, and so is coal; and the cotton
■... |»n the shade of tho factory, and can "be
I hi a P er here. Tho only trouble seems
I, to that manufacturing is already overdone,
h-grnnd and the United States each produce
IGS goods than can well bo disposed of; but
I £hl *** ke able to undersell them in tho
Afem and Western markets, and our manu-
I Widon? ,W ^ ^ ave no defence against such com-
I ,^ I8ru ®' 0E ** Cuba.—Cholera, yellow fever
I ^, 6ma ^P° x aro raging fearfully at Santiago
I, 'd ,a > three hundred deaths having occurred
Rm cholera alone within thirty days. It was
I jRi impossible to give the dead bodies proper
< the bodies being covered only with a
v inches of earth. As a consequence the
*** from the oemetery has almost become a
to k» * DCe ' Cubans in the interior profeaa
J* confident of nuoew, and giro the Spanish
1 °°P* touch trouble.
Washington, November 20, 1860.
Editofs Tdegraph. and Messenger: All busi-
ness in the Departments and Government offi
ces here virtually closed for tho week, at noon
on Wednesday last At that hour it was offi-
cially promulgated that all clerks and clerkesses
who wished to buy turkeys and “fixins” for
their thanksgiving dinner, would bo granted
permission to leave their desks at one o’clock.
The result was a general rush, although ninety-
nine clerks out of one hundred are quartered
in boarding houses. Thursday they sang
psalms with a nasal twang until they rimJo
themselves hoarse. They .stuffed ihemstlvea
with roast turkey and Paritanical beans; they
made windy speeches, full of “trooly loil” sen
timents ; and they quaffed tho mild and acid
ulous cider until they were internally as sour
and flatulent as their polities. This is a fine
dissipation after a protracted season of “hash”
and bean coffee has placed most of them hors
du combat; and in consequence the depart
ments have been exceedingly quiet and barren
Few people have any idea of tho moral de
pravity which exists here in high places. It is
only when, by an unforeseen accident, the veil
is lifted, that prominent officials, shining politi
cal lights of radicalism, and over-zealous church
members are exposed in all their hideous ini
quities. The papers to-day contain tho sad and
tragic stories of two women, tho victims of men
occupying responsible positions under tho gov
ernment, of unimpeachable loyalty and profess
ed morality. The first case, which is still par
tially enveloped in mystery, is that of a young
girl who was found dead in her bed on tjio day
of Gen. Rawlin’s funeral, with her throat cut
from car to ear. In the days of her innocent
girl-hood, she had moved in the best circles of
this city. She was beautiful, highly accom
plished, brilliant of intellect, the pride of fond
parents, and the delight of a numerous circle of
friends. The victim of an unprincipled man
who had dishonored, disgraced and afterward
abandoned her to her sorrows and the bowl, she
pnt an end to a wretched existence. For good
reasons, probably, her death was concealed, and
the body was clandestinely hurried from this
city to its once happy homo in the West. No
crape was allowed upon the door, and the Coro
ner was ont-witted, or in Ieagne with the parties
who seenred the body. Hush money was paid
to undertakers; a surgeon was summoned to
sew np tho throat, and the corpse was then hur
ried away. All this had escaped tho public
prints until now; and tho fato of tho nnfortnn-, _ MrH i- re i,io conunuca to sxtoko d;s loreneau
ate woman remains, unknown to her frienclar softly, while she lifted her palo face to tho sun-
THE BROKEN HOME.
“ truth straeoer tuax rnriiox. •
In San Francisco, on tho north side pt Folsom
street, overlooking Mission Bay, stands a palatial
The interior of this house is even more beantifnl!
than its exterior, every apartment being in its way
a gem of magnificence and refinement.
The library especially realizes tho most perfect
idea of ar elegant and cultured home.
And yet, at tho moment wo look in upon him
ono August afternoon, as he occupied his library— •
the proprietor of all this wealth appeared of all
men the most miserable. i
Ho was Mr. Morton Preble, for many years a-fead-
rng banker of San Franyiaco. < _
It was in vain that the broad bay-window at tho
south end of the room had been opefledf giving in
gress to the sunshine and the fragrance of rare
flowers—in vain that the walls were lined with rich- !
iy carved book cases and paintings—in vain that
soft couches and luxurious chairs had been gathered
around him. . i
He was wretched.
He lay on a sofa, in tho depths of the great bay- !
window, the wreck of a once powerful man. IBs
figure was thin and gaunt; bis face wbite'as marble; '
his eyes having an expression of woeful apprehen- :
sion, of harrowing anxiety, of dreadful expectancy, i
It was evident at a glance that no merely physical
ailment had made him what he was.
Dy what withering secret, by what destroying .
affliction, had he been thus agonized? tbusbaunt-
ed? thus hunted? he so noble and good! he so
wealthy and distinguished!
As ho moved restlessly upon his luxurious cush- j
ions the pretty clock on tho mantel-piece struck
five, every stroke seeming to fall like a hammer
upon the heart of the nervous invalid. He aroused !
himself, strugglmg feebly to a sitting posture. j
“ Oh, will this fatal day never, never pass ?” he '
murmured; “ nor bring us relief ?”
Noticing with a nervous start that b3 was alone. :
he touched a bell upon a table before him, and |
“Helen, Helen! where are you?"
Before the echoes of his voice had died out a step !
was heard, and liis wife entered his presence. j
“I left you only for a moment , Morton,” she said, j
advancing to tho banker's side, “You were dozing, ’•
I think. I wished to send for tho doctor!” • I
She was a beautiful woman of some six and thirty ■
years, graceful, with broad white brows, and loving
eyes, in which tho brightness and sweetness of a '
sunshiny nature were still perceptible, under a grief
and anxiety no leas paignant than that evinced by
“ The doctor 1” he echoed, half-roproachfully. •
“Yes, dear,” she said, in a calm and cheerful
voice, as she drew a ebair to tho side of tho sofa,
and sat down, stroking the corrugated forehead of
the invalid with a magnetic touch. “He will be
hero immediately. Your last nervous crisis alarmed ;
me. You may become seriously ill!”
Mr. Preble bestowed an affectionate look upon his j
wifo, but said despondently:
“Tho doctor! He cannot ‘minister to a mind
diseased!’ Oh, if these long hours would only pass !
If I only knew what the day has yet in store for us!” 1
“Look up. Morton!” eDjoinedMrs. Preble, with a
reverently truBtfui glance upward through the open ;
wiudow at thebluesky, andas if looking beyond the 1
azure clouds therein. “Let us appeal from the in- ■
justice and wickedness of earth to the goodness
and mercy of Heaven 1”
The banker gave a low. sobbing sigh. ' ^
“I cannot look up, Helen,” he answered, with a'
passionate tremor in his voice—“only down, down
at the grave that is opening before me!’’
-Sirs. Preble continued to stroke his forehead
“Angnst 8,1835. Jane, hr. A.- / Jessie.
And the next year it is—
. “Aagnst 9, 1830. Four Jessie Sfo lives J”
And tho next— ’
‘■August 9,1S57. She Ui* eood *md*r
And the next—
“August 9,1858. She »’» Ketl as ikert”
And the next—
So fur as known no legal steps have been taken
in (be matter; but the facts have boon laid be
fore the Chief of the Bureau, in which the se
ducer is employed, and his official decapitation
is looked for.
Hero is another case, made public for tho
first time this morning. Mr. William S. Finney,
who is' chief of a division in the Third Audi
tors’ office, a principal trustee of the Freed
man’s Bureau, a most prayerful and prominent
member of the Young Men's Christian Associa
tion, and ono of the most intensely “loyal” of
the “god-and-morality” party here—a fellow
who would send a man to the infernal regions
for smoking a cigar, and who could find no hell
sufficiently hot to which to consign tho wretch
who would even look at a whisky bottle—has
been brought into very disagreeable notoriety
in conjunction with a female who is not bis wife.
The details of tho affair are of a character unfit
for -publication; but the main facts are, that
the woman was a clerk in tho Treasury, and has
kept up a criminal intercourse with Finney
since 18G7. She now comes forward and makes
affidavit that this pious yankee ruined her, and
after making her the partner of his quilt for
two years, abandoned her in June last to her
fate. All the papers, correspondence, photo
graphs, etc., in the case, were to-day laid be
fore the Secretary of the Treasury.
These incidents, by no means exceptional,
afford a glimpse of the corruption nod rotten
ness which prevails in certain circles here. We
have to go back to past ages and to fhe chroni
cles of the most sensual and debased nations to
find a state of morals so low as that which now
oxistsattho National Capitol. Muchka3 been
written, pro and con, as to tho character of the
female Treasury clerks. That there are de
praved and bad women among Ihbm cannot be
denied. That there are also those who lead
pure and virtuous likes is equally true. But
they move in a tainted atmosphere, exposed to
baleful influences, and many will live to rue the
day they entered the portals of the Troarary
building. For my part, I wonld rather a sister
of mine should go to a blameless grave, or per
form the lowest of menial tasks, than step foot
within its granite walls.
A movement is on foot here to organize a
Southern Labor Union Association, the object
of which is to buy Largely of Sontkem lands, in
order to help poor white and black people fo^b- ua A j remember it,” said the doctor, softly.
might she not have been lost, Mr. Preble ?
tain for themselves a free-hold estate. Tho
plan is to buy large tracts oHand, divide them
up into small farms,- and sell them to all who
want to purchase at a small advance on the
original purchaso, and on long time. A num-
ber"of prominent capitalists here are at tho
head of the movement
Strong opposition to General Sickles, Minis
ter to Madrid, is developing itself _ amoDg the
Congressmen arrived here. It is evident be will
not retain his position without a vigorous fight.
Judge Dent, and others of tho Dent family,
ate their thanksgiving dinner at the White
House. The Judge left yesterday for Missis
sippi to re-open tho canvass. It is said he has
private assurances of Presidential sympathy.
Private letters received here from Texas
state that Col. Thomas P. Ochiltree, tho Con
servative candidate for Congress from the
Third Congressional District, is making great
headway against the Radical carpet-bag candi
date, Gen. Clarke. He has denounced Clarke
from tho slump as a thief, a liar, and a coward;
and what is more, ho has in his possession am
ple evidence in support of his assertions.
Gon. Daniel Butterfield has taken quarters
here for the winter, and will petition Congress
for an investigation into his conduct as sub-
treasurer at New York, in case the President
should decline to order one.
There have been very few arrivals at tho ho
tels for the past few days. About a dozen Con-
■gressmen have arrived and taken quarters for
The Maynard appointment as Register of fha
land office at New Orloans, vice CoL Cnny, is
said to bo the would-be negro Congressman who
figured here last winter. He has not even the
merit of being a native of Louisiana, but was
bom and raised in the slums of Washington.
A curious financial operation by Secretary
Boutwell has just come to light Ho out tho
coupons from the bonds purchased- by him, had
them cashed, and used tho proceeds to buy
other bonds. This is only equaled by tho Irish
man who cut a piece from one end of his blank
et and sewed it on the other end to make it
Everybody predicts a long session of Con-
areas. Financial questions will naturally oome
up. So will the Cuban question, the annexa
tion of San Domingo and Nova Scotia; and
there are promises of rich and racy exposure* of
fraud committed and fraud contemplated.
Altogether, the session promises to be a lively
as well as a long one. '
The heaviest rain of tho season feu at an
early hour this morning, and the result is com
paratively eleaa streets, for the first time
within the memory of the
light streaming into the apartment
“Look up, Morton—always look up!” she again
enjoined upon the invalid. “During all these four
teen years of agony. I have not once doubted either
the goodness or the justice of Heaven. ‘Blessed
are thev that mourn; for they shall be comforted.’ ,
I believe that wo shall yet rejoice more keenly than
we have mourned, and that wo shall come to a glo
rious day of joy beyond all this long night of eor- i
The face of tho invalid lighted up with an answer
ing glow, and he murmured:
Glorious faith! My wife, you are indeed a bles- ;
Bed comforter! Perhaps, after all, you aro right!"
A knock resounded on a side door at this junc
ture, and tho next moment Dr. Hutton, the family
physician, for whom Mrs. Preble bad sent, entered
He was an old man. portly in figure, with white
hair and beard, but with a fresh and ruddy complex
ion, a pair of shrewd blue eyes, and with an oxuber- ,
ant boyishness of manner that sat well upon him. ;
Ho had a kind heart and dear head. He approached ;
th® sofa, atier greeting tho husband and wife, and
lifted the thin restless hand of the invalid, feeliDg
“Quito a highfever,” he said, after a brief pause.
“Worrying again, eh, Hr. Preble ? You are wearing
vourseif out Medicine will do yon no good bo long
aa your mind is in its present condition. I must i
.give you an opiate—” '
“Not now, doctor," interposed tho banker. “ I.
cannot—must not—sleep to-day! I'need to bo
broad awake now, fori cannot tell at any moment
wbat the next mav bring forth. I am looking for
the culmination of all my years of anguish—for tho
crowning agony of tho whole. Perhaps.even now—
Ab, what was that ?"
He started up wildly, and then, as tho sound that
had disturbed him was not repeated, he sank back .
again on liis cushions, pallid and panting.
The doctor looked at Mrs. Preble with, an anxious,
questioning glance. „
“ It is the anniversary, she replied to his nnspo- .
ken inquiry—“the anniversary of our loss.”
’Ab, yes.” said the doctor, “Iremember."
> yea. it’s another of those terrible days,” cried
the banker, ia a hollow whisper, “Sit down doctor, :
and I will tell vou the whole story. I can think of
nothing else fo-day, and am almost wild with appre
hension and anxiety. Sit down.”
Dr. Hutton drew up a chair and seated himself,
his face expressing the double solicitude of a friend
“Yon knew us fourteen years ago, doctor,” said
Mr. Treble. “ We lived then wbero wo do now, in
a cottage on the site of this great mansion. There
were but the three of us—Helen and I. and our
three-year old Jessie. And it was fourteen years
ago to-day that «ur little Jossio was stolen from
went out to play in the garden, if I remember
‘ fitly, and was never seen by you again. She
glit fiavo strayed away—”
« So wo thought fora whole year, doctor,” in
terrupted tho hanker. “Wo never dreamed that
Blie had been stolen. Wo searched everywhere for
her, and offered immense rewards for her recovery.
I employed detectives, bnt all to no purpose. When
our little Joseie ran down tho steps into that flower
garden,” and ho pointed to the front of the house,
as if tho earth had opened and swallowed her np,
we never saw her sgain.”
“She must have found the gate open, and wan
dered out." suggested Dr. Hutton. “She might
have strolled down to tho waters and been
drowned.” . ...
The banker fixed his burning oyes upon tho pby-
eician’a face, and whispered:
“I said wo never saw tho poor child again. I did
not say wo had not beard of her. She was lost on
the 9 th of August. 1854. For a year we thought her
dead. But on tho anniversary of our loss we re
ceived a written message concerning her. ’
“A message!” cried Dr. Hatton, starting.
“A mere scrawl—a single line in a hand evident
ly disguised,” said the hanker. “Here it is."
He produced a dingy scrap of paper from a draw-
in the table, and held it up to the view of the
physician, who read aa follows:
“August9,1855. Jessie, ha, hat Jessie."
Dr. Hatton looked, with a puzzled air, from the
scrap of paper, which he tnrned over and over, to
the countenance of the banker. «...
“I can make nothing of this, he declared. "It
is merely a date, with the name of your lost daugh
ter. It tells me nothing.”
“Nor did it us, at first,” saiu Hr. Preble. “Then
that name and that date, with the demon laugh con
necting them, set ua to thinking. A whole year we
agonized over the dreadful problem, and then we
received another message, which you shall see.”
Ho thrust a second slip of paper, identical in
shape and appearance with the first, before the gaze
of Dr. Hutton, whoreadit aloud:
“August 9,1656. Your Jessie still lives."
The physician started, as if electrified.
“Ah' this is something definite—something deci
sive.” he muttered. “It convinced yon tbatyonr
daughter was still living.
“Yes doctor,” said Mr. Preble, “and every anni
versary’ of that day has brought us some message.
The disappearance of the child, mysterious as it fa,
does not seem to me half so strange as that the vil
lain who took her away could contrive to communi
cate with us every year since, and always on s parti
cular day—the anniversary of that on which she was
stolen—without our being able to discover who he
fa. And a still greater wonder to me is what can be
hfa motive. It seems incredible. If it wse stated
in a novel niany people would not believe it. But
‘truth fa stranger than fiction.’”
Mrs. Preble drew from her husband s bresst-poo-
ket bis note-book, open edit to the proper page, and
presented it to the physician.
Dr. Hutton adjusted hfa spectacles, glanced oyer
*Qd then slowly read the group of enhaes
. ‘‘Angnst 9,18.13. / sate her ye&rflt'fsS”
And tho next— . ! «.
“Angnst 9. i860. She's uroieims -Vf idly
And the next—
Anihthfnext— 1SG1 " Shee0 *" :HUC * tn d t vei 'C
“Angnst 9,1802. Pte teen her
And tho next—
“August 9,1803. Sle 'toeetrmsiV’Sa.r
And tho next- -V v’f
“Ar.gust 9.1SG1. Tom- child is thirteen l”
And the next—
•‘August 9,1805. She's lovlier than ever /”
And tho next—
‘■Angnst 9,1800. She’s really charming l”
And last year it fa—
“August 9, 1807. My reieard is at hand /”
And what shall we get to-day!
The physician looked up and fixed his thoughtful
gaze upon tho bereaved husband and wife.
“How did these messages come to you ?” he de
“Invariably by post,” replied Mr. Preblo. “Usual
ly to the house, but sometimes to the office!”
“ And you have'never seen their author ?"
“The. last of them fa dated, I ate, s year ago to
“Yes, yes,” faltered tho hanker, “and the timo
has come for another message. This fa the 9th of
“1800," said Dr. Hatton. “Ami this fa the se
cret of your terrible excitement! You are expect
ing to receive to-day another of these strange mes
There was a brief silence. Mrs. Preble’s hand
fluttered in its task, and her face grow very pale.
The banker breathed gaspingly. Ti» physician re
garded them both in friendly sympathy. •
“ We shall hear of her again to-day,” said Mr.
Preble; “and what will the message be
The mother averted her face. Her brave heart
faltered as that question echoed in her soul
“ The writer of these letters is unquestionably the
abductor of your child,” Baid Dr. Hutton. “ Havo
you any suspicion as to hfa identify?"
“Not tho slightest,” said Mr.’ Preble. “We havo
puzzled over the problem for many years, but we
cannot guess who he is.”
“Think," said the doctor. “Havo youno enemy?
I do not mean people with whom you are not friend
ly—every stirring man has plenty of these—hut
a downright enemy! Is there no man whom you
knew in the East who hated you ? No one against
whom you were’called upon to testify—no one whom
you possibly injured?”
Tho hanker Bhook bis head. He had asked him
self all these questions repeatedly.
I have no such enemy, doctor,” he answered with
sincerity of voice and manner.
“ And Sirs. Preble ?” suggested tbe doctor, turn
ing to her. “Havo you no rejected suitor who
might lie revengeful enough to desolate your
“No,” said the lady. “I was married early.
Morton was my first lover!”
“Thisis strange—very strange!” muttered the
doctor. “ You are not conscious of having an ene
my in the world, and yet you have an enemy—a
hidden foe—a fiend in human form—who is work
ing out against you a fearful hatred! And you
have not the slightest suspicion as to whom he fa?"
“ Not the slightest,” declared the banker.”
“ Not the slightest!” echoed Mrs. Preble. “ My
husband had a step-brother who might have been
capable of this infamy—bat he is dead!”
“The handwriting isnot familiar ?”
“ No. It fa merely a rude scrawl, aa you see,”
said the banker. “ It suggests nothing—except
that it fa evidently disguised f >•»
Again there was a profound silence.
“Our child fa seventeen years old now,” at length
murmured Mrs. Preble, her voice trembling- “She
is on the threshold of womanhood. No doubt, dur
ing all these years, she has yearned forus, wherever
she may be, as we have yearned for her!”
•‘But where is she ?” asked the physician—and
now liis voice was broken by hfa deep sympathy with
tho agonized parents. “Whore can she he?”
“Heaven only knows,” answered tho fiiother.
"“Perhaps in 8an Francisco—perhaps in some rude
hut in the interior, with some obscure fanner, and
under a name that is not hers 1 I think liee-thduc-
tor would have carried hor to some lonely region of
the interior, among the valleys and mountains.
Yet I never see a young girl in tho streets without
turning to look at’her. I never hear a girlish voice
without listening eagerly, half fancying that it may
prove the voice of my lost Jessie!’’
“Ob, pitying heaven!” sighed Dr. Hutton, dash
ing a flood of tears from hfa eyes. “Will tfifa long
agony never bo over ?"
“We hope so, and even believe so,” answered
Mrs. Preblo, with tho firmness of an unfaltering
trust in God’s mercy. “The last message we re
ceived from our enemy seems to point to some kind
of a change.”
“True,” assented Dr. Hutton, looking at tho mes
sage in question. “It fa unlike the ethers. It says
that bis ’reward fa at hand.- Ho means either that
ho intends to marry your daughter, or that he in
tends to depiand money of you for bringing her
“We shall soon know,” said Mrs. Preble, with
forced calmness. ‘"To-day wo shall havo another
message, no doubt. What will it be?”
The banker tunic d restlessly on hfa sofa, and hfa
face grew even paler.
“Whatever it is. let it come!” bo murmured.
“Anything can bo borne better than this awful sus
As if liis impatient words had precipitated a crisis,
a step was heard on the walk at this moment, and a
ring at the front door followed.
“ Another message!” breathed the banker.
A servant soon entered, bearing a letter, which
ho extended to Mr. Preblo, saying:
“ Tho hearer fa in the hall.”
With aa eager gazo tiie banker glanced at tho su
perscription of the missive.
“ It is from him /” ho faltered. •> •
He tore the envelope open.
It contained a slip of paper of well-known shapo
and appearance, upon which was scrawled a single
line, in an equally well-known handwriting, which
the banker exhibited to his wifo and tbe physician.
This lino was as follows:
“August 9,1868. At six 1 will call
A shock of wonder and horror shook the three si
“ Will call!” cried Mr. Treble, starting to hfa feet
nnd glaring wildly around.
“Is coming here ?"_cried Sirs. Preble, also arising.
Weekly Resume si Foreign ASUrs.
BKEPABED FOB THE GEORGIA TELEGRAPH.
Great Britain.—The funeral of George Pea
body took place under imposing ceremonies.—
Tho funeral procession formed before the house
of Sir Ourtis Lampsan, Eaton Square, where the
great philanthropist expired. Amongthe mourn
ers following the hearse there were General
Grey, representing the Queen, Mr. Motley, am
Impressions of the Fair.
Wo asked our friend, CoL James A. Nisbet,
the other day, to give ns his impressions of the
Fair. As one of the Executive Committee, he
has studied it much more olosely than most
people.. He has had large experience and ob
servation of such exhibitions, mid he is a wmi
of known judgment, candor and impartiality.
In response to our request he sent ua the fol-
bassador of the tho United States and Benj. lowing. bn.f artiele, which, we publish just a® it
Moreu. Secretary of tbeAji.o.ioan Embassy.— came from his p«n :
xne carriages of the Queen, the Prince of Wales, —
Miss Burdett Contis and the aristocracy of Eng
land closed the fnneral, which moved slowly
through the crowded streets towards Westmins
ter Abbey, the Pantheon of England’s great
ness. The bier was deposited in the choir draped
in mourning to remain there until it will be
brought over tothis country. A few days before
his death Peabody made another donation of
£150,000 to the Peabody fund.
A striking contrast to this great Commoner,
who gathered riches only to bestow them on the
poor again, forms the late Harqnis of West
minster. His yearly income was estimated at
500,000 to 600,000 pounds sterling. He spent
his whole life time in increasing his fabtfions
wealth, and thero are many anecdotes current
about his exceeding parsimony. Ha might be
scon very often walking home from Charing
Cross railway station with his carpet-bag, in or
der, as dame fame has it, to save a cab fare.
The whole property around Belgravia, the
wealthiest quarter of London, was bought by the
grandfather of the late Marquis in the middle
of the last century. At that time it consisted
bnt of one swamp where, towards the end of
the latter and commencement of the present
century, “elegant London” arose. As the leases
granted for this property will expire in a few
years, the whole, with the buildings erected
upon it, will fall baok to the present second
Marquis of Westminster, thus, perhaps, doub
ling his already fairy riches. For the great
abuse of selling property for the erection of new
buildings only, against a lease of 99 years or a
shorter period, is still prevailing in England and
Fenian demonstrations continue. Tho Cen
tral Amnesty Committee of the Fenians calls
upon the Irish people to resign the consumption
of tobacco until the release of the prisoners.
The purpose of the Committee is to reduce, by
this measure, the revenues of the government
and to keep alive the agitation.
Tho discount of tho Bank of England is ex-,
pected to rise.
The press is discussing the Irish land reform.
The Times hopes that Gladstone and his col
leagues will succeed in solving this difficnlt
problem. In another article the Times thun
ders against the Protectionists in Lancashire
France.—Perfect order is reigning in Paris.
Henry Rochefort will be probably-elected in the
The manifesto of the deputies belonging to
the opposition has been published. It is signed
Even as ho spoke the clock on the mautel-pieee
commenced sti iking tho appointed hour, and at that
instant heavy footsteps resounded in the.hafi, ap
proaching tho library.
“It fa he!" cried the doctor, also arising.
As the last stroke of tho honr resounded, the door
leading from tho hall again opened.
Ono long and horrified glance cast the banker and
Ids wifo in that direction, and then she fell heavily
to the floor.
Her senses had left her. Tho above we publish
as a specimen chapter; but tho continuation of the
story will bo found only in tho New York Ledger.
Ask for tho number dated December 4th, which can
he had at any news office or bookstore. If you are
not within reach of a nows office, you can have the
Ledger mailed to vou for ono year by sending three
dollars to Bobcrt Bonner, publisher, 182 William
street. New York. The Ledger pays more for orig
inal contributions than any other periodical in the
world. It will publish none but the very, very beet.
Its moral tone is the purest, and its circulation tho
largest. Everybody who takes it is happier for
having it. Leon Lewis, Mrs. Harriet Lewis, Mrs.
Southworth, Mr. Cobb, Professor Peck, Maiy Kyle
Dallas, Fanny Fern ana Miss Dupuy will write only
for the Ledger hereafter.
Mr. Bonner, like other leading publishers, might
issue three or five papers and magazines; bnt he
prefers to concentrate all his energies upon one,
and in that way to make it the best. One Dexter
is worth more than three or five ordinary horses.
t Ono science only can one genius fit,
So vast fa art, so narrow human wit.
1 then slowly read the group of en
entry tbs first year is as follows:
To Extinguish the National Debt, aa Illi
nois sucker proposes the simplest method yet.
Pat it all ia greenbacks and keep them in circu
lation till worn out
The Storms of the 19th.—The Herald says
the gale of Friday night, the 19th, extended all
over the country. In New York city the cellars
on the streets fronting the river were flooded,
and the Hoboken flats were covered with water
owing to the unsualiy high tidesi Seven vessels
were sunk in the Hudson. Houses were un
roofed in Albany and various towns in Massa
chusetts, numerous disasters with loss of life
are reported on the Lakes, one or two vessels
were driven on the bar in Hampton roads and
twenty houses were demolished in Georgetown,
Colorado, where the storm is said to havs been
the severest eve* experienced.
Editors Telegraph and Messenger: You ask
me, as an active member of the Executive Com
mittee, to give you my impressions of the Fair.
X will do so. The show in machinery and agri
cultural implements was large—in fertilizers,
hopefnl—:n minerals, surprising—In the fancy
departments, varied, and in part exquisite, es
pecially paintings and music; the paintings
displaying “the pencil’s imitative grace,” And
the music gently stealing over the senses “as
bright Appollo’8 lute strung with his hair.”
The horses were grand, and with their riders
famished the greatest attraction to the crowd,
and decked ont the immense hippodrome with
as splendid pageantry as ever graced theRoman
The noble horse was tabooed as to speed—the
Committee gracefully yielding to the prejudice
against racing. May our Christian friends soon
agree with a pious and eminent clergyman in
ms own terse language “to put the noble horse
under the control of gentlemen,” and then will
beauty’s wand banish the evils of the race track.
Because, boast as we may, ’tis true as sung by
a fair poetess:
“The Lords of Creation, men we call,
And they think they rule the whole;
But they are mistaken after all
For they are under woman’s control.”
The cattle and hogs were few, but some of
them fine. Plantation crops made a meagre
show. Old King Cotton offered but a modest
display of his snowy robes, whilst alas I alas!
rice and sugar seem to be wrapped in their
bloody cerements, away from view. To sum up
the whole—the people in attendance, and the
articles on exhibition were a splendid success,
and the management unsatisfactory. Bnt we
hadan “elephant” and our successors must work
on and tame him. Brains, system, and energy
will do up the work successfully in a few years.
Let the State Pair travel around to Atlanta and
other cities, and then let an incorporate compa
ny buy the Laboratory grounds, and cotton
(Ihate “king”) and grass join bands to lead both
on to success. Your friend,
James A. Nisbet.
Correct Views About the Fair and
Macon’s Part Therein.
We commend to the noble army of grumblers
and croakers who have been boring the people
abont the failure of the Fair, and of the people
of Macon to do their whole duty in the premises
to the following from the Columbus Sun. We
rcspeetfully call the attention of our friends of
the Savannah Republican to this statement
by twenty-eight members. Dwelling on the
wishes of the nation for solf-govemment, it de- ,
that the opposition wiU employ but exerted ^l of thoir^ell estabhshed hospitAHty:
“ - - - -- They had freely given all the money asked to
make the Fair a success, and they did all in
their power to contribute to the comfort and
convenience of their guests. Private houses
were filled with visitors. The hotels and board
ing-houses alone could not have emptied twenty
thousand people upon the Fair Grounds. We
are quite sure that the people of Macon did
their full duty, and we take it as an accepted
fact, that they did not lose anything by the op
dares tL_- „ -r - « -
peaceful mearik unless silenced by forcible
measures. The manifesto, pointing out tho re
forms on which the opposition will insist, de
nounces the oath of allegiance which the depu
ties are now required to take and advocates tho
abolition of tho military laws.
Baron von Werther, the new North German
ambassador in Paris, presented his credentials
to the Emperor. He assured Napoleon that the
Prussian government sincerely wished to culti
vate also in the future the samo friendly feel
ings existing at present between both countries.
The Emperor replied by a rather lengthy
speech, and concluded by expressing his desire
to see friendly relations develop between France
and tho North Gorman Confederation.
Monsieur Axmand Barbes, a prominent radi
cal, has returned to Paris after having passed
several years in exile.
Monseigneur Dupanloup, Archbishop of Or
leans, has published a pastoral letter expressing
his consent to tho resolutions decided upon by
tho German bishops at Fulda; yet he declares
ho would submit to tho decisions of the Roman
North German Confederation.—The intro
ductory speech of Camphauson, the new minis
ter of finances, has mado a very favorable im
pression in the House.
Bismarck is soon expected in Berlin to take
charge of his office again as Chancellor of the
North Gorman Confederation.
King William, as tho head of the Evangelical
Church, had appointed tho 10th of November,
Luther’s birth-day, as a thanksgiving day.
The North German Minister of Commerce
has issued a circular inviting Germans engaged
in commerce to attend the international con
gress of merchants at Cairo, to be opened on
tho 1st of November. The principal subject of
discussion will bo the best means of rendering
the Suez Canal generally beneficiaL
Spain.— Out of the 17Kepublicandoputies who
have played a part in tho late Republican rising
two, Caimo and Saner, are in the hands of the
government. They have been arraigned before
a court-martial; and Prim has announced in
the Cortes that they were going to suffer the
penalty of death after having been found guilty
of high treason. Yet it is difficult to believe
that Prim will carry this sentence into execu
tion, as he may want before long the support
of the Republican party to face toe Union Lib
erals, who are making preparations to oppose
the almighty Minister of War, who now rules
Spain by the sword.
One hundred and fifty-four deputies aro now
said to have pledged themselves personally to
elect the Duke of Genoa, while twenty-four
absent deputies havo sent letters of approba
tion. It is further reported that the Italian
Cabinet has at last approved of the Duke of
Genoa being a candidate for the Spanish
Admiral Topeto was elected Vice-President
of the Cortes.
The Spanish merchants have declared their
readiness to send 10,000 men to Caba in De
cember next. Several battalions of volunteers
had left again for the island.
Russia.—A collossal lawsuit, involving one
million and a half of roubles, about a false testa
ment, is pending in St. Petersburg. Two hun
dred witnesses have been examined. Also,
Prince Obolenski, a Senator, had been sum-
monod to give his testimony. Rut he, appealing
to the monopoly of his rank, declined to appear.
The Court was therefore obliged to proceed with
all prisoners, gensdarmes and officers in solemn
procession to the palace of the Prince.
The University of Warsaw was opened by
Count Berg, toe Governor of Poland. f
Turkey.—According to a report published
by the minister of war, toe Turkish army con
sists now of 700,000 men.
The Sultan, complying with a request of the
Crown Prince of Prussia, has ceded toe (grounds
belonging to the old Church of toe knights to
St. John in Jerusalem, to toe King of Prussia.
Two deputies of toe Israelitio Alliance in
Paris, Mrs. Armand and Gregoire Levy, are
traveling over the Northern part of Boomania
to become thoroughly acquainted with the situ
ation of the Jewish population there. The Gov
ernment takes great interest in these inquiries,
hoping that toe efforts of these gentlemen will
contribute toward destroying toe prejudices re
specting the suppression of the Jews in Bou
rn ania. " Jarno.
Just So.—Some irate “Union soldier” having
raised a disturbance oyer some of Mosby’s ex
ploits toe gallant partisan defends himself, and
“I think it high time for a people who glory
in ‘Sherman’s march from the mountains to the
sea,’ in whioh he made a desert of the country
that lay in his track—who received with hnazas
Sheridan’s triumphant dispatch Hhat he had
burned three thousand bams and mills, and
made the Valley of Virginia so desolate that a
crow could not fly over 'it without oarrying his
rations’—to cease objecting that anybody did
not observe the rules of mitigated war.”
THE HOTELS '
did toe best they could under toe circumstances.
And where are.there any hotels that could stand
such a pressure any better? Our editorial hat
was not chalked at either of them, which may
add to the strength of this notice, which wo
think nothing bnt just- The eating and drink
ing were nnexeeptionable, bnt the sleeping was
a little rongh. Macon was, in all respects, qnito
as comfortable as New York during the Demo
WAS THE FAIR A SUCCESS?
Pecuniarily, decidedly so. In management, it
was not. The people laid toe blame on the Ex
ecutive Committee. They in turn shifted some
of the responsibility on the railroads. Bnt it
was a success to a certain extent. , It brought a
large concourse of citizens together. Much was
done and said and exhibited to - stimulate toe
hopes and energies of the people, and to spread
new and advanced ideas among them.
The managers, officers and Execntive Commit
tee havo received an immense amount of abuse
and censure. Some of it was illiberal and un
just, a portion was sensible and well founded.
As they will have to bear it all, it is only right
that they should receive the credit of all the
success that did attend toe Fair. If it was a
success in no other particular, it was, in that it
exhibited as fair specimens of men and women
as ever stood in sunlight As we looked upon
the crowd as it wound through toe balls or
quietly movod about tho grounds, wo took new
hope for Georgia, for hand in hand were going
men and women who will raise a race of heroeB
to fliustrate her for all time to come. It may
be truthfully said that no such number of peo
ple were assembled together before, who in
every respect behaved themselves better.
So much for tho present At another time,
we propose to say something about the location
of future Fairs and the management of them.
Tlie Hog Crop.
It seems to bo conceded by toe recognized
authorities of the West, that the hog crop will
be equal to last year in point of numbers, but
there is, nevertheless, a strange effort to sus
tain toe extreme prioes which have prevailed
all through toe current year, on too ground that
the supply of old meats in the country is prac
tically exhausted, and that therefore the ex
igencies of too demand for home consumption
and export will be each as not to warrant ma
terial decline. Again, it is contended by the
high price theorists at toe West, that toe pres
ent exorbitant price of hogs should be sus
tained through toe winter, in order to compen
sate toe farmers for the low prices ruling for
their grain—in other words, that the interests
of the packers and consumers should be sacri
ficed for the purpose of benefitting the pro
ducers. It is difficult to percei ve any justice in
such an assumption. The logic is false in the
ory, and untenable in every respect. For toe
past few years toe farmers have monopolized
the lion's share of the profits of the provision
business, and though those packers who com
menced laying up stock at toe beginning of the
season, and sold ont during toe speculative
times of January and February were handsome
ly remunerated, their successors in toe stock
have had a different story to tell.
The Cincinnati Price Current is of opinion
that prices will rule comparatively high, not
withstanding the Abundance of hogs and the
grain to feed them upon, beoause of the exhaust
ed stock of old meats. It looks, however, for
some decline, for the reason that the wants of
England will be much less than they were last
year, and that at last year’s prices bnt little will
be needed, as the supply of both hogs and cat
tle, in the tbe British Isles, is greater than it was
a year ago. Viewed in all these aspects, it is
easily seen that the future is any thing but en
couraging for the packera of pork, and their
true course is to be cautious and patient In
view of all the known facts and prospects con
nected with the trade, a much lower average of
prioes than those of last season seems to be the
only safety for dealers, or rather for those who
will have to hold their stocks during the season.
Nearly all kinds of trade and industry are de
pressed, and with an abundance of all food pro
ducts, it ia not likely, in the absence, of any ex
traordinary demand, that war prices can he
maintained. Breadstuffs are down to a reason
able scale of prices; and it is evident that meat
provisions must take the same course.
The Central Railroad are laying down toe
Nicholson pavement in front of their depot end
shops on West *tr$et, Sfaysngah. •'
THE TURKISH WOMEN.
A BcTalt in the Hama—CM Ideas being:
Constantdwfl*, October 29.—Your readers
will be astonished to hear that during the pest
tan days there has been* revolution in Constan
tinople. A bloodless one, it is true, yet one that
in its results may have a lasting and all-power
ful influence for good on the future of Turkey.
Tbe ladies have begun to make themselves
heard, and they no leogerintend to be compelled
to hide their beamy keneato the disfiguring
yashmak, or be hid away in too recesses of the
harem. They have looked upon toe lovely
Eransa' Imperalrizassg; they have seen toe
peerless beauty of her face, and the inexpressi
ble elegance of her form, and they do not un
derstand why their oharms should not also dazzle
and delight beholders. They have seen the
Lord of the Moslems himself give his arm to a
woman, and not only conduct her to her palaoe,
but accompany her in the- carriage and the
caique, ana they naturally ask why they should
be obliged to veil their bright eyes and
fair complexions in a cloud of gauze, and
take their solitary pleasure on toe water or at
the Guenkson, without the escort and compan
ionship of their own immediate lords.
A “revolt of the harem" has therefore broken
out in every gait on the Bosphorons, and the
inner life of Stambonl is troubled. This revo
lution has beeru going on silently- for some
time, but toe visit of the Empress of the French
appears to havo brought it to a crisis. It is on
ly a few years sinoe the yashmak was worn of
so dense a material that it was impossible to'
recognize the features of toe wearer, and the
ladies ambled along in wide trowsers and loose
yellow papoosJies that gave a most ungainly ap
pearance to figures otherwise stately and well
proportioned. Now, however, the bright eyes
flash and the pearly teeth dazzle with their
brightness beneath the veil which, from the
fineness of its texture, no longer serves to con
ceal, but rather add a coquettish charm to toe
natural beauties beneath. The slipshod pa-
pooshes, too, are discarded, and instead a pretty
foot, encased in a neat Frenoh botUne, peeps
out from under the flowing drapery. But the
feredjie still remains to shroud the figure, and
prevent the suppleness and native elegance of
the form being seen, while, worse still, the to
tal separation of the Rexes, both in and ont of
doors, is rigorously exacted. This custom,
there can be no donbt, willnow soon disappear,
and then the Turkish women will safely bear
comparison with toe beauties of any other
country in the world.
I fear that in England thero is a great deal of’
misconception in reference’to the social posi
tion of women in this country. Most people
imagine that every Turkish house is a Mormon
establishment on a larger or lesser scale, and
that the wives pass their existence In bickering
and discontent. No mistake could be greater.
None of the Turkish Ministers of State possess
more than one wife,’ and that one is both hon
ored and respected. The poorer classes cannot
afford too “luxury” of several wives, while the
rich Turks in Stamboul have long since aban
doned the practice. Nowhere, in fact, is wo-
^man more tenderly and thoughtfully protected
K than in Turkey. The harem, about which such
vague ideas exist in Europe, is the sanctuary of
tie wife, into which no care or trouble is per
mitted to enter. The man is always tho bread
winner; he alone bears toe attendant anxieties
of life, whilo tho woman is sheltered from every
storm, and hor days are passed in one contin
uous round of innocent pleasures, free from
the frivolous and sometimes guilty excitements
which make up the existence of her sisters in
Nowhere in Europe is that “pearl without
price,” the purity of woman, to bo found in
greater perfection than in the households of the
Osmauli, and although the Turks are, unfor
tunately, not free from evils (many of them in
troduced from the other side of the Alps,) there
is one evil—too social evil—which has no home
among them. Even toe laws of the Empire
have been framed so as to give protection in
every way to woman. No matter what politioal
change may affect the husband, the property of
the wife is always secure; under all the circum
stances it remains her own, nor is it liable for
her husband’s debts any more than the property
of a married woman in England when secured
under settlement. This, too, applies to all her
property, not only that which she may have
possessed before marriage, bnt what she may
have- subsequently acquired, and even if her
husband purohose houses and lands in her name
they belong to her absolutely, and no claim of
any kind against him will reach them. Our
law-makers might, therefore, take a leaf out of
the Turkish statute book when they are consid
ering the “ Woman s Property Bill ” in the next
session o'f. Parliament.
Even the slight disabilities under which Turk
ish women do labor, the comparative privacy of
their life and concealment of their face and fig
ure from public gaze, are only relics of a ruae
and barbarous age, useful as a means of pro
tecting them from injury and insult. Now,
however, when a change in manners no longer
necessitates the same observances, those re
strictions are fast disappearing, and with im
proved education, the time is not far distant
when Turkey, in her social position, will con
trast favorably with what is called the civiliza
tion of the West
' .The Empress, before her departure, conferred
the Cross of the Legion of Honor on nearly all
the Turkish officials attached temporarily to her
service. Oar conntryman, Hobart Pacha, re
ceived the rank of Commander, “ in rocogni-
tion of his services in maintaining the peace of
Europe, and for his personal attention to toe
French Squadron during her Majesty's visit”
Besides valuable presents of diamond rings,
pins, snnff boxes,-bracelets, etc., the Empress
also gave IGO.OOO francs to toe various charities
of Constantinople, the imanms of the mosques
she -visited, and toe servants in waiting at the
Palace of Beylerbey. Her majesty demined to
accept the valuable presents prepared for her
self, with the exception of some pieces of cloth
of gold, and two superb carpets which the Sul
tan presented, saying in French, “They ai*
for a boudoir.” The Empress, on her part, pre-
sen ted to the Saltan two beantifol Severes vases,
and to the Grand Yisier a magnificent tea ser
vices of old Severes porcelain.—Correspondent
Kctchum’s Release. .
The stupendous losses which were caused) by
the Ketchum forgeries are yet fr&h in the
minds of the multitude.of persons who. suffered
frem them. EdwardKetchum’s embezzlements
amounted to hundreds of thousands of dollars,
and concerned many leading banking and mer
cantile houses. He was speedily brought to
trial, found guilty, and sentenced to.fonr and a
half years’ imprisonment at - Sing Sing. In all,
twelve indictments were preferred against him,
and ex-Beoorder Hoffman, in passing sentence,
remarked that had he been put on, trial up jin all
the charges, the term of his imprisonment
would have extended through toe greater port
of his life. He was remanded-to prison on De
cember 30, 1865. Last Saturday, after a lapse
of three years, ten months and. fifteen days, and
after the public had nearly forgotten him, a tel
egram from Sing Sing announced hfa release by
reason of toe expiration of his term of asn-
tenoe. During his prison life Ketchnm en
joyed certain privileges and immunities whioh
rarely fall to n qonviot This was owing to his
excellent condnet during the whole period of his
confinement, for he deported himself as a gen
tleman, say toe keepers. Hs was not punished
once in tha prison, which fact enabled him to
take advantage of toe commutation rule, re
leasing him nearly eight months before his term
had expired. It is said that a convict seldom
enjoys toe benefit of this role, because of the
great difficulty in keeping all the regulations of
toe prison. Ketchum was put to the shoe
maker’s bench when he went to prison, but
what proficiency he acquired in toe trade eonU!
not b* learned. He had a small library of
books in his shop. He did not sat his mods
with the regular gangs of prisoners; his letters
did not pass through the regular channels; had
in many other respects, lie appeared to bo h
privileged inmate. It is said that to save Ms
civil rights he has received a paxde*. WbetbqF
this is noe or u<?t, we have no official n
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